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sweeping association of islam with violence leaves erupt in muslims facing the stark reality of being ostracized by the very communities in which they live love and moon the tragic loss of life twice a victory and on al-jazeera. today's action ensures they can no longer loot the assets of the venezuelan people the u.s. sanctions a venezuelan state owned oil company in a move to force president nicolas maduro to step down. and i mean this is out there on live from doha also coming out fraud and theft the u.s. files criminal charges against top chinese telecom companies. and the buffett i
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think it's absolutely essential that we have a dialogue about human rights that is coherent with our own objectives french president presses the egyptian leader on human rights telling him the situation is bless and on to his room. to reach out as one of food shortages is the u.k. parliament prepares to vote on prime minister may's plan b. to believe the e.u. . so the united states is stepping up the pressure on venezuelan president nicolas maduro to leave office it has imposed sanctions on venezuelan state oil company blocking some seven billion dollars in assets madeira says the move is illegal and has vowed to take action it is the latest in a series of measures by the trumpet ministration to push out u.s. national security advisor john bolton has not ruled out the military option now is the time to stand for democracy and prosperity in venezuela i reiterate that the
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united states will hold venezuelan security forces responsible for the safety of all u.s. diplomatic personnel the national assembly and president going to any violence against the. groups would signify a grave assault on the rule of law and will be met with a significant response it'll be my turn this shows that their objective is to take care riches what is the objective of the government of the united states take the properties from venezuela the riches of venezuela venezuela's money and later on they aspire to take away our country well let's hear now from our correspondent kristen salumi who has more from washington d.c. . oil is venezuela's largest source of revenue and the united states is venezuela's biggest customer forty one percent of their oil exports come to the united states and their biggest foreign asset is citgo the refining arm of their oil company and
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that's based here in the united states and crucially the state owned oil company is controlled by the military which is key to nicolas maduro staying in power so the goal here by the united states is to hold back this money from the durhams government and transfer it to over to forces who are loyal to the opposition leader won as steve mentioned made clear earlier today the united states is holding accountable those responsible for venezuela's tragic decline we will continue to use all of our diplomatic and economic tools to support interim president quite oh the national assembly and the venezuelan people efforts to restore their democracy national security adviser john bolton said that the united states is beginning to hear from mid and low level military in venezuela that they are and back to behind the opposition leader want we have no way of independently confirming that but we
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do know that the defense attache from venezuela that was based here in washington d.c. has declared his support for the opposition the administration is being asked how far it's willing to go in order to continue its support for this leader they say it's a matter of national security here and all options are on the table well it has been denied permission to report from venezuela that which was a boat has be monitoring developments from argentina's comparable border czar. shortly after the united states and nouns that people were seizing various way left assets that they reassess assets in the united states one way though and i thought it was starting a plan to take control of venice will last for long after that and also naming new directors of any state owned company mesa and also a sequel which is the subsidiary company in the united states of by the way so why go also announced that it was going to request twenty million dollars worth of for aid to enter into the country it's not here yet how he's going to do this because
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they were asked by the would have said that humanitarian aid was not going to enter into the country and less its quality needed with the united nations and way that he's also calling for more protests the next one is expected to happen on wednesday and then later on on saturday venezuelan government is saying that they have tried to negotiate that with the united states that they're trying that the united states respect of any soil and sovereignty some venezuelan officials are saying that the united states it's trying to overthrow directly the government of unequal ahmed a lot of staging a coup and that it's trying to repeat in venezuela what happened in syria and in libya. the troubled ministration is also keeping up its pressure on the chinese telecom giant where the justice department has filed a series of criminal charges against the company and its chief financial officer among the accusations of fraud theft of trade secrets and conspiracy reynolds has this report top level government officials lined up to announce the u.s.
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will prosecute wall way china's biggest most influential telecommunications company for a broader array of alleged crimes the criminal activity alleged in this indictment goes back at least ten years and goes all the way to the top of the company. two grand jury indictments charge while away with theft of corporate secrets evasion of u.s. sanctions on iran obstruction of justice and other offenses officials singled out joe while ways chief financial officer and daughter of the company's founder who has deep connections with the chinese government the u.s. says mung worked to evade u.s. sanctions on iran by selling while way products to tehran using a front corporation set up by wall way mung is under house arrest in canada the us plans to extradite her for prosecution the defendants are variously charged
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with conspiracy bank fraud wire fraud violations of the international emergency economic powers act money laundering and obstruction of justice the detention of mung has infuriated the chinese government which is pressuring canada to let her go free beijing arrested two canadian former diplomats in what is widely seen as retaliation officials outlined a tale of audacious corporate espionage in which while way officials tried to steal secrets from t. mobile about a smartphone testing robot called tapi weiwei and it is directed employees to take photographs take measurements and take other protected information without permission. and finally when all this still did not get them what they were looking for they tried to steal tapi s robotic arm in order for engineers in china to
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replicate it. the trumpet ministration has been sounding the alarm about china's efforts to achieve supremacy in high technology while way components are being used to create the new architecture of global super high speed five g. internet technology officials say that threatens u.s. national security as americans we should all be concerned about the potential for any company beholden to a foreign government especially one that doesn't share our values to burrow into the american telecommunications market and the charges come against the backdrop of the damaging u.s. china trade war which has stretched on for months trade talks between the two countries will resume on wednesday robert oulds al-jazeera. has more reaction from beijing. well china will feel that these new charges against weiwei
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are all part of a concerted campaign by the trumpet ministration to tarnish the reputation of one of china's most successful and profitable companies they will feel these charges are without merit anticompetitive and in the case of one man joe the chief financial officer of weiwei who is now being held in vancouver pending her extradition to the united states an abuse of her human rights there is also i think suspicion here in china about the timing of these charges because they come almost on the eve of the resumption of trade talks between china and the united states those talks are being held in washington there is a truce at the moment in the tariff war between the two sides but that truce is due to expire in just over a month's time so these talks may be the best and last chance to avert an escalation of the trade war and china will feel that perhaps these new charges
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against weiwei are aimed at trying to give them leverage in those talks there is also going to be concern that the united states has confirmed it will indeed press ahead with the extradition of mung and that could well escalate the current diplomatic spat between china and canada because china is demanding the canada free her the man leading the u.n. team tasked with overseeing the truce in the yemeni port city of her data stepping down retired dutch general patrick amat is leaving his post just one month after his arrival reasons aren't clear it comes as a u.n. envoy for yemen marty griffin has confirmed the timeline from both warring parties to withdraw from her data at a prisoner swap deal has been perspire own for now. the french president has criticized egypt's human rights record during a visit to cairo and what micron says the situation has worsened during president
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of all federal since his time and are the reports now from perth. so far emanuel macross first trip to egypt is proving to be a delicate balancing act the french president wants to boost cooperation and trade with cairo while delivering a strong message on human rights and what president since he came to paris in october twenty seventeen we had a long discussion about that and i think things have not gone in the right direction since then since that time there have been bloggers journalists and activists who've been imprisoned that is a reality and though i have respect for egypt i cannot ignore this president abdel fattah el-sisi suggested that egypt needed no lessons in human rights was a length of b.g. it will not advance by bloggers egypt will thrive and work on effort on its children's perseverance we are doing economic social political and religious reform for macro it was a change of tone from the twenty seventeen meeting with sisi at the time he said it wasn't france's place to lecture egypt over civil liberties some campaign is and
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friends have been urging that cross it take a tougher stand on human rights and end arms sales to cairo these activists in paris say that they have proof that french weapons such as armored vehicles and surveillance systems have been used by dorothy's to crush dissent and. russian that is made in france because some weapons and technology and sold by french companies as a larger oppression of the syrian book edition imagine. france is one of egypt's main arms supplies but no major weapons contracts was signed on this visit with a forty deals were made in other areas such as transportation. despite emmanuel marc ross criticism of cairo's human rights record there's no doubt that the french president sees egypt as a key ally in the region but some analysts say that the diplomatic importance of french presence have traditionally given to cairo could be misplaced. france is
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always best on an alliance with egypt to solve regional issues but it's misguided efforts between france and egypt to find a solution for libya has been a total failure and on other issues egypt has lost much of its power and credibility. mike ross always said that he's a president who believes in talking frankly on this occasion it's an approach that may please campaigners but is less clear what impact it will have on future relations between paris and cairo natasha butler al jazeera paris. journalist mahmoud hussein has been under arrest in egypt for more than two years his imprisonment has been repeatedly extended despite international calls for his immediate release he was detained on a trip home to visit family in car and accused of spreading false news the charge that hussein and al jazeera tonight journalist has never been formally charged cameroon's a main opposition leader has been arrested maurice succumbed to his party is held
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sporadic protests since he lost the disputed presidential election in october come to says he defeated president who's been in power for more than thirty years government has called him an outlaw for not accepting the election results. still ahead here on al jazeera open for business the longest government shutdown in the u.s. is over but the source of the problem remains unresolved. as it prepares to host a regional summit will tell you how cyprus is coping with an increase in the number of the sides you. and i that is going to get very cold in north america over the next few days but not before we see an awful lot of snow this is the system that's going to bring us all a wintery weather is bringing some very heavy snow around the great lakes but as it
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works its way southwards it's going to bring snow along way south those well for some of us in georgia we can expect to see some of that wintery weather two to the tail end of that that turn to rain and some of that rain will be quite ferocious as that system works its way away that the temperatures will be dropping behind it so atlanta four degrees will be our maximum for the north it's fall cold in chicago on maximum just minus twenty five a minus thirty in winnipeg a some areas around here they could even be low temperatures that break records a bit further towards the south and this means a very active weather over parts of cuba recently the system responsible is easing a little bit now as it works its way southwards but still expect one actually rather lively downpours a parts of southern cuba that will ease further as we head into wednesday want to showers will still be affecting us in cuba there and they'll be a couple of around jamaica too before the day was the south and now for many of us here in argentina issue be fine and dry hot in one is always of the moment of it thirty one degrees the showers a further north and some of these are really quite heavy.
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and again you're watching out zero reminder our top stories this hour and the u.s. government has imposed sanctions on venezuela's state oil company it is the latest move by washington aimed at pushing president nicolas maduro out of office he says the sanctions are illegal and has vowed to take action. but drug administration is also keeping up pressure on the chinese telecom john while way and the justice department has filed a series of criminal charges against the company and its chief financial officer accusations include fraud and theft trade secrets. the french president has criticized egypt's human rights record during a visit to qatar and will not cause as it appears even worse now than under the deposed president hosni mubarak. the palestinian authority has put its plan social security tax on hold off to months of protest you know it was made by president mahmoud abbas his prime minister has offered to resign or falls at reports from
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ramallah in the occupied west bank. for months now palestinians in new york apart west bank have been protesting with the frequency and in numbers that haven't been seen in years not against the israelis but against the palestinian authority over its plans to impose a social security law involving a new compulsory contribution from workers many of whom don't trust to get the money back in the future now president abbas's fatah party has announced consultations on forming a new mode of government consisting of factional members of the palestine liberation organization and in doing so has frozen the implementation of the social security act pending cabinet confirmation what clearly we have today is giving the blessings of such accommodations regarding form anything in your government yet we would wait for the cabinet to more or and the announcement of the cabinet for an insight into just how unpopular the measure has become just talk to people like muhammad amr and his wife mara mohammed works for the national insurance company
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morris a psychologist they started out married life in a small rented apartment and with loans that need service are. one hundred to two hundred dollars less every month after we have paid everything else when this social security law ducks seven point two percent of my salary that's more than one hundred fifty dollars so it takes away from my daily life my kids any extras the basic things they need to live the dignity. the idea of a safety net for palestinian workers enshrining sick pay redundancy protection and pensions is not in itself unpopular but people here have become ever more suspicious of the authorities ability to deliver and not to use their future pensions to cover current budget shortfalls. the palestinian authority has been trying to implement a system of social security since two thousand and three but yet again even after expressing it to terminations to get it through this time it is that back there was significant opposition against some of the elements of the policy for example it's
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discriminatory aspects against women but above all else there's been a widening deficit in one vital commodity trust. political analyst says there's no reason to expect that to change an immediate future with a very system of governance up for grabs so how can you talk about this man think that it's an authority and in the same time you would try to convince the people then that there will be enough that to take it for instance and they will get it back mohammed omran says he doesn't even trust that this latest freeze on the scheme is real until he sees an official proclamation from the president himself he intends to keep protesting harry force at al-jazeera ramallah four police officers have been shot and injured in the u.s. state of texas two are in a critical condition police were serving an arrest warrant in a residential area of houston and they were attacked and two suspects were killed at the scene it was the first day back to work for hundreds of thousands of federal
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employees in the united states that's after friday suspension of the partial government shutdown the longest in u.s. history but as our white house correspondent kimberly how could reports and still no long term solution. back on the job. after more than a month without pay at the end of the week most of the eight hundred thousand federal workers some who relied on charity handouts during the shutdown will have received the money owed to them feel relieved to be back and looking forward to get back to work i am very proud to announce today on friday u.s. president donald trump agreed to democratic demands to reopen the government while both sides continue to debate trump's push for five point seven billion to build a border wall along the us mexico border it's a debate that led to the thirty five day us government shutdown and could shut it down all over again the president doesn't want to go through another shutdown the
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best fix is to be able to do it legislatively but if congress particularly democrats in congress would rather play political games and actually do their jobs and fix the problem than the present will be forced to take a different path trump is not ruled out declaring a national emergency to force through the building of his border wall as little time for congress to reach a deal government funding runs out february fifteenth leaving federal workers to wonder what's next people buckle down and just try to get back to work and and see about going about the business of their day the congressional budget office estimates the shutdown the longest in u.s. history cost the country at least three billion that won't be recovered the impacts aren't just economic immigrants awaiting hearings before federal judges are facing months of delays in already backlog states like california new york and texas cross the country three quarters of immigration judges were off the job during the
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shutdown could be again if there's not a funding deal some scientific research has also been hurt after the shutdown caused grant applications for medical and scientific research to be put on hold at the environmental protect. cincy and the national science foundation absences of large numbers of workers processing tax returns at the i.r.s. america's tax agency means many expecting refunds will now wait weeks or even longer as a level of continuity that's required for what they do and now you're asking them to operate on a temporary or three week basis in terms of how they work and i think that only makes their job that much more difficult it's a future filled with uncertainty adding to workers concerns a projection from president donald trump he's skeptical congressional republicans and democrats can reach a deal in a recent interview he put negotiations at a less than fifty percent chance of success kimberly help him al-jazeera the white
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house with a sixty days left until bricks at british retailers a warning about possible future to the u.s. if the u.k. crashes out of the european union with no agreement a joint letter that's a parliament from a dozen major chains warns that leaving the e.u. without a deal could threaten food security it says the fresh supply chain from europe would be severely disrupted reduce the availability and shelf life for many products programs of britain imports almost a third of its food from the european union well on tuesday parliament will votes on amendments to the prime minister to resign may's deal for leaving the e.u. the u.k. remains split on one of the most divisive issues in its history overall fifty two percent voted to leave in the two thousand and sixteen referendum i mean haywood has visited one region where the leverage is far higher. it was one still world's biggest species pool with the fleet of hundreds of boats and thousands employed to sort them some to start anything then. i
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won't say she's still synonymous with grimsby important very little this court may be. set. the percent of people who live in this area voted to leave the european union some blame the e.u. for the decline of the industry here when you look at it emotionally throughout the u.k. it's massively important because a lot of people would've thought about the fisherman when they were voting a have no doubt about that in some cases it may have been misguided but nevertheless a lot of people thought well the fishermen deserve better opportunities and better chance and that's the basis on which some people voted. nearly all the fish britain eat is imported but most of it is processed in grimsby and about a third of the five thousand strong workforce involved from eastern europe about eight hundred fifty thousand new cars coming from europe are handled at its river
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terminal attempts though reinvention haven't stopped shops from shouting and high levels of deprivation because it is common in case of people jobs. so. it seems to be getting worse so we need to take control a make our own decisions rather than. a ten minute drive from grimsby and you're aiming at britain's largest port some of the fish sold in grimsby makes its way through here where wide range of goods are transported to and from the e.u. . it is a quick turnaround to get the ship ready to go back to where it started its journey in the netherlands in all it takes less than twenty four hours and millions of dollars are being invested in the poor to ensure it's ready to cope in a changing landscape post bracks it we're already seeing some growth as people concerned about the potential impact on some of the southern ports such as dover
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have made a conscious choice to come into the humber because they see that as a viable alternative to any trade in and that obviously will have a boost on the local and regional economy grimsby has been living on promises of a brighter and better future for years it has often felt forgotten and the politics of westminster trying to shape it and the rest of the u.k.'s future still feel a long way away emma haywood al-jazeera in north east lincolnshire. hundreds of italians have rallied outside parliament demanding the release of dozens of migrants stranded at sea. yes forty seven people have been stuck on a rescue ship off the coast of sicily for nearly two weeks they were picked up in waters off libya but this lease government has refused to let the men and migration will be the focus of a summit of mediterranean leaders jus to be held in cyprus later on tuesday at the divided island has become the main target for smugglers trafficking migrants into
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europe the government says it's been swamped with request for asylum they would say to reports not from the casino the buffets in the device the island between the turkish control and the internationally recognized republic to the south stretches for more than one hundred miles it's easy for the human traffickers to find a way through these are some of the boats they use now impounded and beached by the police. but will the to find themselves closer to baghdad in the catholic charity keratitis does what it can to help most of them are too afraid to show their faces and i don't mind what. just. is the case. so. this man told us he was forced to provide sexual favors to him who eventually smuggled him across the prophecy is very typical of this man said
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he'd now lost all hope he had a new job lived on the streets and was always hungry there are hundreds more like him because here they've come from across africa the middle east and asia seeking safety and a better life but finding themselves in a limbo in a country the cart afford to look after them the numbers are quite staggering i mean there were over a thousand one hundred. with very limited capacity for. immigration to catch up so this is. home. to keep everything falls apart leaders from seven e.u. countries bordering the mediterranean are beating here for a summit to see if they could reach an agreement on how to tackle the problem the cyprus government say the only solution to the crisis is for an automatic relocation mechanism to be put in place which would allow the distribution of
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asylum seekers throughout the european union. but borders a closing all over europe. abdul has been living in a mosque since he arrived from syria eighteen months ago it's no life for his three year old son. at least is better than living in the street maybe change to al-jazeera nicosia. so this is out there these are the top stories and the u.s. government has imposed sanctions on venezuela's state oil company it is the latest move by washington aimed at pushing president nicolas maduro out of office he says the sanctions are illegal and has vowed to take action u.s. national security adviser john bolton is appealing to the venezuelan military to back itself declared interim president to undergo. now is the time to stand for
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democracy and prosperity in venezuela i reiterate that the united states will hold venezuelan security forces responsible for the safety of all u.s. diplomatic personnel the national assembly and president going to any violence against these groups would signify a grave assault on the rule of law and will be met with a significant response. this shows that their objective is to take our riches what is the objective of the government of the united states take the properties from venezuela the riches of venice by life finish but as money and life run they aspire to take away our country and trumpet ministration is also keeping up pressure on chinese telecom giant weiwei the justice department has filed a series of criminal charges against the company and its chief financial officer the accusations include fraud and theft of trade secrets. the french president has criticized egypt's human rights record during a visit to cairo and manuel macro's says the situation has worsened during
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president. time in power the man leading the un team tasked with overseeing the truce in the yemeni port city of her data is stepping down after just a month on the job it's unclear why retired dutch general patrick amount is leaving it comes as the u.n. envoy for yemen martin gryphus confirmed the timeline for both warring parties to withdraw from the data cameron's main opposition leader has been arrested modi has come to his party has held sporadic protests since he lost an election in october which he says were fraudulent british retailers are warning of possible food shortages if the u.k. crashes out of the european union with no agreement a joint letter to parliament from a dozen major chains says a new deal breaks it could severely disrupt the fresh food supply chain there's a lines coming up next it is witness by for.
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