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>> announcer: this is al jazeera. hello, welcome to the al jazeera nurse hour. i'm martine dennis in doha. >> at least 30 have been killed in an attack during a peace rally at at peace rally in turkey's capital ankara. >> another palestinian shot dead as tensions escalate a grand military spectacle
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and a warning to the united states. north korea celebrates the 70th anniversary of the ruling party and we are in nepal where anger over the new constitution is causing a shortage of basic supplies at least 30 people have been killed in two explosions in the turkish capital ankara. >> the explosions happened during a morning peace rally near the main strain station. the turkish government called it a terrorist attack, and are investigating claims that a suicide bomber was responsible. we can speak to our correspondent, joining us from ankara. what can you tell us about what happened in the turkish capital
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today. >> okay. until now, the only official statement is what the turkish minister made. he said many are wounded. according so sources it was a suicide bomb blast, but no official confirmed that. people gathered in front of the ankara railway stakes, and at the time of the explosion, it happened. what happened, what i saw, it was half hour after the explosion, there was a lot of ambulances coming in and out. there was a lot of bodies and wounded people on the ground asking for help. right now police don't let anyone in. >> tell us about the rally, tell us about the peace rally, who the organizers were. who the participants were, and
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what they were buying in defense of. >> they were here for peace in turkey. here to put [ inaudible ] unions and kurdish forces, fighters. [ inaudible ] they were here to protect the government. >> and this, of course, comes against a backdrop. increased security concerns throughout the country, that have beset turkey for the last month or so. are i'm afraid we have lost our correspondent there. joining you live from ankara. but we will move on now to the rest of the days news and
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israeli police shot dead a palestinian who stabbed two civilians near the damascus gate. it's the latest violence in a series of attacks across israel and the palestinian territory. since of beginning of the month. 17 palestinians, and four israelis died and over 1,500 have been injured in the region since october the 3rd. the unrest began several weeks ago. at the al-aqsa mosque compound. palestinians fear israel would change the rules. governing access to the site. >> the violence spread to the gaza strip. the leader of the palestinian faction hamas has called on supporters to join the protest. it followed days of rising tensions. there has been several stabbings and shootings across the region, hoda abdel-hamid joins us live from ramallah. we are seeing an increase,
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aren't we, in the level of tension across the occupied west bank in particular, where you are, as well as in occupied east jerusalem. it's extended to gaza. where you are, what is the scene right now? >> well, right now, if you can see, behind me there you can see the palestinians youth moving down the road where they have the clashes with the forces. they started moving on the road. i can see some of them. i presume they'll set them on fire soon. now that would mean that at some point. probably in the next hour or so, there'll be clashes. just to give you an idea. the building behind us, the white building there is the headquarters of the israeli forces in the west bank. it has been so since 1967. israeli soldiers, we can see them on top of the hill. they are monitoring the
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situation. at some point they'll come down on that road. usually they position themselves at that intersection. so certainly we are expecting some clashes and tensions here. i have to say also the funeral of two palestinians who died in the previous days are nearly finished, and we expect that after that there'll be protests, so certainly there's an atmosphere of tension in the city as well. >> this continues, despite calls from the palestinian leadership in ramallah to calm things down. this is being driven in the main, isn't it, by young people. >> yes, it's absolutely young people. when you go down there and you see them, there are teenagers, young men in the early 20s. they are not listening to anyone. they are frustrated, they are angry and this is a lot of frustration that has been building up, and has escalated
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dramatically over the past few weeks, ever since early july or late july when israeli settlers set aside a blaze, while in their home. so all of that is angering a lot of the palestinians. and when you ask them, you tell them there have been calls to calm down the situation, you may not have the backing that you want for a third intifada. they say we'll continue, we will not be silent. any peace negotiation. any political settlement is not leading anywhere. all we see are restrictions of freed o. from their -- freedom. from their point of view it's continued humiliation, some also talk about the standards used by the israelis. when it comes to israeli jewish citizens, and all of that is coming together. at the moment there's no sign that the leadership calls are heeded by the young people here
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thank you very much for now, hoda abdel-hamid now, the obama administration has decided to abond jon its programme to train fighters to battle i.s.i.l. in syria. the state department says there need to be a shift in focus to training leaders instead. rosalind jordan reports. >> reporter: when i.s.i.l. fighters captured parts of syria in 2014, the u.s. came up with a plan, train syrian rebels to go after i.s.i.l. instead. $500 million over three years, to raise an army some 15,000 men strong. a year later the u.s. is dumping that idea and planning to give basic military equipment and support to existing groups. u.s. officials insist the goal is the same. >> enable, capable, motivated forces on the ground to retake territory from i.s.i.l., and reclaim syrian territory.
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from extremism. fewer than 100 people were graduated from the train and desist programme. they collapsed when they entered the battlefield. it was an embarrassment for the obama administration. >> can you tell us what the total number of trained fighters remains? >> it's a small number. the ones that are in the fight is - we are talking four or five. >> as i see it right now, there's four or five u.s.-trained fighters. let's not kid ourselves. that's a joke. >> reporter: u.s. officials say that once the war ends, the rebel fighters should have a seat at political the table. >> one of the reasons to provide support to a variety of opposition groups in syria is clearly to fight i.s.i.l. but another reason is to ensure that there are credible opposition factions in the country who could be a part of
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the transition. >> with russia running its own military operations in syria. the u.s. is worried there won't be any alternatives to assad or isil once the civil war ends. >> so far, in terms of russian military activity, and the strikes are taken, they are predominantly against opposition groups. >> with one change in u.s. policy, the situation is unstable in syria. the u.s. has no quick way of ending the violence the u.s. says it l hold a second round of talks with russia to ensure air safety during the bombing campaign in syria. moscow says at least 300 fighters have been killed in syria during air strikes in raqqa, homs and aleppo. acts visitors say at least five were killed in an air strike on a camp for internally displaced people. 50 were injured in the strike on the village in adbene in idlib province.
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still to come on the al jazeera newshour. supporters of rival parties fight on the streets of the capital, ahead of sunday's elections. plus... >> i'm daniel schweimler in buenos aires. but am i. these houses behind me don't figure in any official maps. at least not yet. >> in sport, find out if the defending champions are hitting form at the rugby world cup north korea's leader warned the u.s. that his country is ready to respond to any threat. kim jong un made the comments during a large military parade marking 70 years since the founding of the ruling party. a delegation from north korea's closest ally china attended the celebrations.
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>> our party can proudly declare that we are ready to respond to anything. we can defend the blue sky of the mother land and the melding of the fatherland. >> now we can talk to paul french, the author of a book called "north korea - state of paranoia", and he joins us live from london. thank you for talking to us at al jazeera. significant, would you say that, a senior member of the chinese communist party would be in attendance for the spectacular event. yes, very much so. i don't think it necessarily means unconditional support from china. china warned north korea again and again recently when they restarted the nuclear programme, that it does not want chaos on the korean peninsula, it wants things to remain calm and not erupt on its own border. >> indeed, what do you think of this huge display of military might, the military hardware that so many would have been
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watching closely indeed to see what the north koreans are assembling. >> well these are traditional. also, you know, beijing had one, and north korea will be keen to show it can do as as well, if not better, and shows to the domestic audience, that kim jong un is strong, with the army, and his power is pure and so for him it's part of that regime survival strategy that he has. >> and this huge military display rather belies, doesn't it, the dire economic situation that north korea is in. >> yes. but this is it kim jong un and north korea's way of dealing with things. they have not been front and center. the world food program says food donitions is down, north korea's production has not increased. it's a bad situation. ordinary people have been less
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to eat in north korea this year than last year. kim jong un, like had father conk -- kim jong, it is more rhetoric. >> the sole objective is to raise as much aid as possible. >> there's several objectives, one is the domestic, of keeping kim jong un in power and looking strong and in control of things. the other is he needs the drip feed of aid. largely from china. chine sea the main aid donor. if he does not get more aid - and there's a lot more worthy cause, syria and others. it was be a cold and hungry winter for north koreans, and that is something that could lead to discontent among the
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people. >> thank you very much indeed. now we can talk to al jazeera's haust you harry fawcett in -- harry fawcett, who is in seoul. the two koreas are technically at war. how is this perceived in seoul. >> i think people here have been watching to see what they can glean from the images beamed from pyongyang. on two fronts, on the military front. what hardware was on display. analysts saying nothing particularly stunning was unveiled. there were now 300mm artillery launches, and what seemed to be a modified mobile intercontinental ballistic missile, but nothing - some were talking about the possibility of seeing a submarine launch ballistic missile along the lines of those tested. there was no signs of that. the other key thing that people would have been watching for was
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the relationship between china and pyongyang, and what signals could be read from that. those signals were clear. the delegation from china, including the fifth most powerful man in the party were feted by the north korean side. he was there next to kim jong un on the balcony, talking, laughing, holding hands and raising their arms towards the end of proceedings. it seemed to be a message from both sides that perhaps the relationship. which has been said to be frosty since kim jong un took power and xi jinping in beijing, may be improving somewhat. >> thank you very much. harry fawcett there. our correspondent monitoring events in pyongyang, from seoul hundreds of protesters took to the streets of janko tipsarevic, opposing a -- tripoli, opposing a u.n. plan. demonstrators chanted anti-u.n.
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slogans, holding up the red card, a pointed message to the u.n. envoy who brokered the deal before the deal is finalised rival parliament will have though approve it. victoria gatenby explained. >> violence and rivalries split people in libya. the country has fallen into chaos since the uprising. the tripoli based government is one of two rival administrations. the other is the u.n. recognised government based in the eastern city of tobruk. each is supported by armed groups engaged in daily fighting. the chaos is made worse by groups claiming allegiance to i.s.i.l., stepping into an already crowded battle ground. now there's hope that a unity government may bring the fighting to an end. >> i hope that the unity government succeeds quickly, because it has been too long.
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people are suffering. especially the displaced in libyan cities. most suffered very much. we will support the government to start quickly. >> reporter: others are kept kag -- skeptical, they are worried that proposals lead to the muslim brotherhood gaining too much power. >> this is a conspiracy and libyans know that. it is unacceptable. we'll have nothing to do with it. and we'll not support it. >> rival parties need to approve the proposed deal. and there's many points of disagreement. we have the government's location, where the government will be located originally on the proposal. it's supposed to be located in tripoli. now tripoli is controlled by the g.n.c. taking us through the tired challenge. what part would be playing after the announcements.
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>> if the proposals are adopted the east and west lf form app government. disband militia, it will form a government. reforming the army and implementing a ceasefire. a joint statement by france, germany and the united states said any delay in forming the unity government would only prolong the suffering of the libyan people. >> leaders are worried that a divided libya could pave the way for fighters. to build a stronger platform in libya, a nightmare for neighbouring europe, which hopes to see a peace deal become a reality time for the weather. and rob is here. a reminder of people of myanmar that the monsoons are not over. >> no, no, the advancing monsoon is causing widespread flooding a couple of months ago, particularly over the irrawaddy. let's have a look. in the last 24 hours, there's a definite indication of a swirl of cloud suggesting circulation,
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water enhancing the rain. it's been in bangladesh and the north-east of india, rather than myanmar. figures picked up the from the ground of what rains have been collected. 30-40mm. and this is a line from the west of thailand up to the north-east of india. that is what has happened. a forecast over the next three days has the monsoon line from the south of china back to myanmar. it sits there, the winds converging. when they converge, look at this, we are not far from yank gong, somewhere in western myanmar, possible irrawaddy again. it's destined for a lot of rain. >> the other side of india, a development is taking place. we have a tropical cyclone developing too. this is a consequence of the retreating monsoon. most of the rain has been falling over land. that circulation, that will
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change things considerably, it's a tropical cyclone, probably going towards imam, but may hang around here. as a result, western india could be wet once more. >> now, there's increasing violence in the run-up to the presidential election in guinea. at least 7 people have been killed in the diamond mining town of benang, south-east of the capital. five people were burnt in their home. two were shot. the u.n. warned of a deteriorating situation after street fighting between spores of rival factions. the president has rejected calls from the opposition to delay the elections because of allegations of voter fraud. the president is running for a second term in office. more to come on the al jazeera newshour, including a former u.s. counterterrorist expert pokes holes at president
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obama's hostage policy. an al jazeera exclusive mental health patients in the philippines take center stage to show they are like everyone else, but who isling in sport, the toronto blue jays first appearance in more than 20 years is not going to plan. action from major league baseball is coming up in a little while.
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[ explosion ] >> at least 30 have been killed in twin explosions in the turkish capital ankara. the blast happened near the main train station during a rally for peace. israeli police shot dead a palestinian who stabbed two civilians near damascus gate in occupied east jerusalem. it's the latest attack in a wave of violence across israel and the palestinian territory since the beginning of the month. 17 palestinians, and four israelis died in the region since october the 3rd. >> north korea fever warns the u.s. it is ready to respond to any threat. kim jong un was speaking during a military parade, celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the ruling party. >> for more on the blasts in ankara, the turkish capital. here is our report.
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>> reporter: calls for peace drowned by the sounds of explosions. this was the moment of untargeted peace rally in the turkish capital. death and chaos ensued. this was the scene outside the main train station moments after. dozens of people were reported to have been killed significantly. the final death toll, however, is unclear. hundreds of turks gathered to participate in what was called a peace rally. it was organized by the trade unions and other groups calling for a resumption in peace talks, the government and armed pro-separatist groups, the p.k.k. the security situation in turkey has become volatile in recent months. the peace process between the government and the p.k.k. has all but collapsed. the p.k.k. killed more than 40 soldiers in recent months, and the turkish army conducted
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several air strikes. turks are scheduled to vote in parliamentary elections in a few weeks. the economy and party politics may have topped the agenda in the last election. now it seems security, or the lack of it, is a concern for many all right. we can look closely at the ongoing violence in israel, and the occupied palestinian territories. hamas spokesman is with me in the studio now. thank you for coming in. how would you characterise this moment in the palestinian territories? >> well, i think this moment is a very sensitive political moment. there is a peace process, a speech in the united nations with no background. there is no peace. and the palestinians are feeling that the israelis are taking their mosque, jerusalem, so
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there is palestinian action. from the new generation born under the oslo agreement. this is the significant point. they were supposed to be supporters, but now they are against what has happened because they believe the israelis used the peace process to take over their land and holy places. >> on the other side. they are not willing to calm down the situation. they believe that they have to break the will of the palestinians just now, if they couldn't do that. >> he has taken moves to subdue the tensions surrounding al-aqsa. he has asked all members of the knesset to avoid going there. coming back to the situation on the ground with the palestinians, we have the leader calling on palestinians to join the process, some would call it incitement for violence. i. >> it's not incitement for
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violence, it's a speech for the palestinians and the international community, that we can't have all rights back, unless we move to have them back. he's not calling for an intar fadda. he's talking about gaza have resisted the occupation. it's time for the west bank to do the same. it's been done up to 2005, and there is a clear history about that. the israelis are sending wrong messages, they will not act unless there is pressure on israel. either palestinian pressure or international community pressure. >> just to clarify, hamas is calling for more violent resistance against occupation. >> we are talking about what we have all palestinians agreed on, a popular action against the occupation, and against the system in israeli. >> does that include violence. we are not talking about violence, the one that talked
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violence is the israeli side. it started when attacking people in the mosque. it's clear that they asked the government not to go to the mosque, but he's not preventing the settlers not only going to the mosque, they are killing the palestinians like what happened yesterday. we are talking about an israeli attack, and actions against the palestinians, and there is palestinian action against what the israelis are doing. i believe the solution is supposed to be an israeli withdrawal from the occupied territories, and this is the first attempt to calm the situation and solve the problem. >> in the absence of meaningful peace process between the israeli and palestinians, would sa third intifada benefit the palestinian cause. is that how hamas see it is. >> we believe any would be used for the benefits of that. we hope that it can be more easier than now.
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it's not the situation. there was negotiations. in the last year john kerry did his best to achieve an agreement and he couldn't do that because of the israeli position. now there is no chances or no other options for the palestinians unless they act to show the israelis that they are committed, and they will sacrifice to have the rights back. >> when you say act, what do you mean specifically. >> i mean any action which will convince the israelis that they can't go forward in what they are doing now. >> which is violence. they have tied the peace process. it's their right to resist occupation. it's a right for the palestinians to resist the occupation while the occupation is not showing any possibility for them. there's a solution to get it back. >> thank you very much indeed.
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the spokesman for hamas. >> former u.s. counterterrorism advisor mark mitchell told al jazeera that president barack obama's hostage policy puts american lives at risk. mitchell played a central role in the response to americans. we have this report. >> the killing of u.s. journalist james foley in syria by the islamic state of iraq and levant shocked america. behind the scenes, mark mitchell was at the center of the u.s. hostage response, advising the u.s. president. in january mitchell stepped down as president obama's counterterrorism advisor, and today is critical of the american policy when citizens are taken captive. >> the situation with the hostages in january 2014 was a microcosm of our overall awareness of the islamic state. we didn't have the intelligence necessary, resources were
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prioritised elsewhere. >> reporter: mitchell argues getting american hostages home is a small objective in a larger conflict. >> it's a priority to recover american citizens, but it is not the highest. >> it was the meetings with the families of american hostages that thrust him into the spotlight. heap was accused of threatening families with prosecution if they paid a ransom. >> there was a military person with no compassion, he threatened us three times. >> i never threatened the families. the idea that it's shocking that a government official would encourage people to abide by the law, i think. i find shocking in itself. >> the recent presidential review of hostage policy removed the threat of prosecution. a move that mash mitchell believes -- that mark mitchell
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believes is a mistake. >> i believe it does not contribute to the safety of citizens. >> he believes paying up not only breaks the laws, but also robs families of some of their bargaining options. >> they no longer can rely upon the fact that it's against the law, now they are subject to being beggared by the hostage takers. there's no excuse, they can say clear out the bank accounts. sell your home, we want it call. they have no defense. >> 30 americans are held hostage around the world. each family faces a dilemma of whether to pay and encourage further kidnapping, or not pay and face the consequences and you can see the full al jazeera investigative documentary "the hostage business", on monday, 20 g.m.t. it's online at
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now to nepal, which is struggling to cope with food and fuel shortage two weeks after indian trucks stopped crossing the border. many nepalese accuse the indian government of imposing a blockade because it opposes their new construction. this report if kathmandu. >> reporter: for weeks they've been waiting on the indian side of the border with nepal. despite long delays, truck drivers still do not want to across the boarder. >> there's a lot of incidents, a lot have been attacked. i'm scared to drive to nepal, i will not go. >> for almost two months, many areas in nepal, along the border with india, has been along a shut down. residents have been protesting against the constitution, which they say fails to represent them properly. >> more than 40 people have lost their lives in the unrest.
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the indian government is unhappy with the constitution of nepal, and warned the nepali government to get its house in order. then came the undeclared blockade of the trucks carries essential imports of food and fuel from india. they remain stuck on the border, causing chaos for many on both sides. >> i had an operation. i'm facing difficulty at the border. >> on the indian side businesses are losing revenue after trade with nepal died up. >> most of the business is with nepalese who came to by medicine from us. we are affected by the blockade. >> protest leaders say they'll stick to their demand for contitutional amendment until the grievances are addressed. >> we shall continue to fight until demands are met.
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this will be the third and last battle. we fought two battles already. and lost over 50 lives each time. this is the last battle. in kathmandu, the shortage of supplies, especially petrol and diesel, is becoming acute. >> as the crisis deepens, more people are concerned that politicians are not serious. and there has been no breakthrough yet. it's early morning. all these people came out on the streets, to call out to the politicians for a more meaningful dialogue. with no government talks on friday to settle the crisis, some called on the prime minister to address the nation and explain what is going on. al jazeera contacted several government representatives for comment. they declined. following april's earthquake, the political argument over the constitution, and now the blockade. nepal is undergoing multiple crisis. it's not clear what action is being taken.
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there's no end in sight. joining us now from kathmandu via skype is a journalist and author. tell us, first of all, why india takes exception to the new nepali constitution. >> india has some strategic interests evidently, and seems to have possible need to have some kind of control on kathmandu national politics. in a way, it has taken sides. >> and what doesn't it like. what doesn't it like about the new constitution? >> what has come out is that it would like to direct a kind of federal demarcation that nepal is to have, which was decided by a constitutionally and democratically elected assembly.
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india would like an amendment in terms of the division of the delineation of the provinces, where it would like to have provinces as far as we xan make out, in a country made up of planes, hills and mountains. >> i mean the question is, really, how would the demarcation of provinces actually benefit india. >> it may have something to do with the elections in the state, vital for the indian prime minister mr narendra modi. it could be that having a certain cloud, what they see as the people of nepal, who are citizens of nepal, but there is - there may be some element in the administration which thinks there's divided loyalty. the mother sees them as citizens of the nepal. somewhere they see them as, no, we will try to utilize the category of population, citizens, to see whether india
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can get what they want. that's the best we can make out. there are blockades on - smells like a blockade. feels like a blockade. looks like a blockade. for me, there's an economic blockade by india, thanks to al jazeera for bringing it out to the open. much of the international media is quiet about this. >> this is effectively india bullying a smaller neighbour, nepal. >> it has been known to do it earlier on. it would like to try to have a handle on politics. and when nepali politicians or rulers go awry. india goes down strong, without a hope that the world will not notice. in that sense, funnily enough, nepal is india's finest neighbour, and we have the ideal border. yet there is bullying going on, without a doubt, in the hope
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that perhaps a kind of a percentage that narendra modi has. he seems to have directed the foreign office to come down strong. i cannot believe that a beaurocrat in a foreign office would go this far in terms of buckling a neighbour. now, in kathmandu, and the hills of nepal, and the place of nepal, ambulances ran out of fuel and oxygen. fuel cannisters for cooking is gone, there are lines miles long. importantly be they gas tankers, lpg as we call them. aviation fuels. diesel and more. indian, oil cooperation, the supply to nepal. it refuses to provide us, nepal, the oil, gas, diesel. fuel fingerprint needs and on the surface india sees that there's no blockade on. it may be undeclared.
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we have it confirmed that the indian area said that delhi ordered us not to supply you with fuel thank you very much. talking to us from kathmandu. we will reach out to the indian government to find out what the indian response is to the allegations venezuela u.n. envoy says a military response is not the way to deal with the refugee crisis in europe. it was the only security council member to sustain, as others approve the e.u. plans to target people smugglers off the libyan coast. here is the diplomatic editor james bays reporting from the u.n. the u.n. security council voting to endorse a european union naval operation off the coast of libya. thousands of people have died making the journey. now the e.u. will patrol the high seas and intercept and
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later destroy the boats. the u.k., which drew up the resolution says it will change lives. >> any smuggler stops will be arrested and boats seized. we must not allow callous people smugglers to profit from other's despair. the libyan counter part said he believed it would lead to more people making the journey from libya to europe. >> libya believes that the migrants knowing about the removal or reduction of dangers they face drowning at sea increases the number of migrants, and the numbers entering through open borders. >> the new e.u. operation will be limited to international waters. it doesn't go as far as the original european plan proposed in may. that suggested that they'd operate on the libyan coast, destroying smuggler boats there. for now, that idea is on hold
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one in 10 people in argentina's capital buenos aires are believed to be living in shanty towns. despite that you will not find the slums on official maps. daniel schweimler veghtedz. >> reporter: this is one of buenos aires largest shanty towns. it houses roughly 40,000 people along side the railway tracks. an eye shore next to an exclusive neighbourhood. >> we cannot tolerate 300,000 people living segregated from the rest of the city. that is the main worry. we believe the solution is to integrate the neighbourhood. >> the shanty town was established 20 years ago near the banks of the river blades. it has more than 1,000 residents, ambulance and fire services don't know where to go. reliable infrastructure, gas and running water, cannot be installed without proper
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reference points. >> we don't exist because there's no interest in us from the city government. there's no political will to incorporate the shanty towns. we are the ones with the least and have been neglected. >> of course they exist. living their lives, working, bringing up their children. they don't exist, according to the official maps, often ignored by the authorities and other residents of the buenos aires. the activists from the association for justice and equality, marking every alley way and street. most of them without names. with this g.p.s. we walked the streets of all the shanty towns, to digitally marked the roads, marking alleyways.
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and corner of the community, and load it on the web page. they want to be noted, recognised and accepted to enjoy the same basic immunities as everyone else. first, they need to exist on an official map. . >> in many parts of the world there's stigma attached to mental health issues. they are dealing with the issues in the philippines, they have been facing difficulties. activists are asking the government to have a mental health law. we have the story every day is a struggle for alice. she was diagnosed with depression seven years ago and doesn't want to be identified. that was the only time she had seen a psychiatrist. >> it was a struggle for me whether to have a happy ending or not. i am sure there's a lot of people that suffer from that, but, you know, nobody knows about it because nobody actually talks about it.
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>> reporter: the philippines has the highest incident of depression. in the south-east asia. health officials say a third of those troubled will seek help. afraid to lose their jobs or friends, or bring shame to their families, filipinos with mental health issues would rather hide their problems. psychiatrists are trying to break the stigma through consultation. mental health patients took center stage to show they were like everyone else, and shouldn't be ostracised. fewer people than expected came, not even the government representatives that were invited. >> it is also said that my year 2020, it will be the second highest ranking reason for disability. and we would like to step ahead and be able to address the needs of the people.
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>> with no comprehensive or systematic mental health programme, the needs of the filipino people are being addressed like this. this is one of less than 10 government-run mental health centers. they are underfunded in -- and undermanned. >> there's only one doctor on duty a day. nicks to looking after 200 stay-in patients. the doctor has to look after all the people that comes as out-patients. >> less than 5% of the national health budgets goes to mental health care. there's only 500 certified psychiatrists in the country. most are in private centers. this is cause for concern in a country overrun with natural call am ities, that can create mental distress in millions of survivors. >> i believe it's a failing on the government party. there should be more propensity
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in giving help to the people. and forming organizations or agencies to take care of it. >> alice considers herself fortunate, with the help of her family, she has found a way to cope. thousands of others have been abandoned. left to struggle on their own the indonesian president still to come - a move to preserve florida's everglades. will it come at a price to the airboat culture rafael nadal is starting to look like his old self. find out how he's getting on at the china open. in sports.
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a unique way of life from a large park in the u.s. could end. a law will ban most of florida's private air boats from operating in the every-glades. robert ray has more. >> reporter: everglades, national park, florida, the largest waterway. home to the gladesmen. a community in danger of extinction because of new federal regulations that will virtually ban the air boats used for transportation and to make a living. the federal government is concerned about pollution and preservation in the everglades. >> it has to do with impact to wildlife, the quality of the visitor experience. the noise, the pollution, the
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impact of loud vessels affects the animals' behaviour and function in a natural setting. >> in 1989 the parks were ordered to come up with a management plan. that means the end of private air boating, except for the handful of captains that can handful of captains that can prove they used the area in 1989. they'll be given non-transferrable lifetime permits. the everglades national park is 1.9 million acres in size. in 1989, under the everglades expansion act. private air boat owners were allowed to go on 5,000. under the acknowledgement it will be limited to under 25,000 of them. the plan goes into effect in the coming weeks. >> there's back and forth about what is allowed and what is not. how it will be enforced.
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i think it's relatively small detail. it would be a good out come on the business side of things. . >> it will disappear. eventually in this time frame there'll be no private individuals. that lives or survives off the glades. >> the government wants a quieter gentler everglades. the gladesman would like to be custodians, as they have been, but they don't see that happening time for all the sports news much here is farah. >> thank you so much. >> defending european football champs spain qualified for next ye year's finals in france. two goals helping them to a win they needed. spain winning the qualifier 4-0. the 3-time euro champions winning eight of nine games. there were injuries in the game for david silva. the second automatic qualifying
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spot in the group goes to slovakia or ukraine. both are on 19 points. in group g. russia is a quarter away. in group e. switzerland are through after a 7-0 win. england qualified. their ninth straight win against estonia. defending rugby examplions new zealand finished top spot. beating tonga. after a staggering first-half performance, the all blacks scoring five tries. playing ireland or france in the last eight. >> we have given ourselves opportunity to play finals footy. whatever happened has happened in the last month or so. it's irrelevant now to what they turn up with in the millennium stayed yument. determining how far further we
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go. we are excited about that. scotland can secure their face by beating ammoa. having won twice in the competition. if they fail to beat samoa, japan has the chance to overtake them when they play the u.s. on sunday. >> the australians face each other. both sit on 13 in the last eight. wales go into the game with a poor record against australia. failing to beat the wallabies in the last 10 attempts. >> we are playing against current champions. the team has been in fantastic form, and any team that can beat the all blacks as they did in the summer, you know, to win the rugby championships, you are talking about a formidable force. >> i don't feel any more relaxed or anything like that because of
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this game, qualifying already. i think that's the target, to do better every day. when it comes game day, try to be at the best. so we can have a win. >> tennis - when rafael nadal is through to the finals of the china open. to get there the number three seed had to overcome a man that beat him three times. no problems on this occasion. winning in straight sets, 7-5, 6-3, looking for a fourth title in 2015. a year that saw him win no grand slams the toronto blue jays first post season appearance in more than 20 years is not going to plan. the only canadian franchise has gone 2-down in the american league series against texas rangers, game 2 going into a 4th game. the rangers have a chance to
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claim the series on sunday after winning 6-4. >> it will not be easy. they have a great team. nearly outplayed us both games. today was a great ball game. they came out on top. they outlasted us. it doesn't surprise me. they have that good a team over in l.a. the new york mets stunned the dodgers to win game 1 of the national league division series. pitcher jacob struck out 13 over seven scoreless innings in the post-season debut. new york winning 3-1. l.a. will try to level the series when they play on saturday. >> alex de-angeles had to be airlifted to hospital after a crash at the grand prix. the racer crashed in a session at the circuit. he was conscious and breathing before being airlifted and early diagnosis is lung damage.
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qualifying for sunday's race went ahead. lorenzo finishing on four, and valentina rossi the closest rival united states has a lead in the final day of the the golf president's cup. jordan spieth won four ball match with jason day and swartscof. the first international pair won action, winning against jb holmes and bubba watson. >> that is all the sport tore now. >> thank you. in a couple of minutes or so i'll be back, and we'll have the latest from the turkish capital acknowledgeara, where 30 died. more than 130 have been injured
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after twin explosions, stay with us here at al jazeera.
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at least 30 have been killed in an attack during a peace rally in the turkish capital ankara hello, you're with al jazeera, i'm martine dennis, live from doha. also coming up, another palestinian is shot dead as tensions simmer across israel and the occupied territories. a grand military spectacle and a warng


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