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do we sit back and wait or do we surprise them with a preemptive strike. at this time i don't just hear when the news breaks. and some action great chance but blame oh the stick fell over us and the story builds steve jobs so much better marketeers than bill gates when people need to be had they thought they were americans until they broke the law now they're deported to cambodia al-jazeera has teams on the ground to bring the model and board winning documentaries and live news on air and online. i know a little later. after days of speculation they deposed council meets the media in brussels.
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looking back on piece of watching al-jazeera live from those also coming up in the next thirty minutes this illusion. must know stuns. kenya's main opposition leader calls for results of the presidential rerun to be council. plus this individual was the member of a volunteer advisory council than at one time over the course of a year. white house damage control after indictments in the legal case surrounding the from campaign and possible russian collusion in the u.s. election. and the task was simple take an ordinary building and turn it into paradise the finalists of the u.k.'s most prestigious architectural award coming up .
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welcome to the program your top story the deposed catalan president carter's puja mount spoken for the first time since charges were filed against him and secessionist leaders for declaring catalonia his independence from spain he met his lawyer in brussels on tuesday but says he is not there seeking political asylum there has been growing tensions in spain impose direct rule and ordered new regional elections. in regards to the elections called by the spanish central government we think they are a democratic challenge and we're not scared by democratic challenges quite the opposite if the spanish government wishes to carry out these elections to legitimize article one fine five's use of course we will face these elections well spanish national police searched castle and police headquarters on tuesday as they investigate who helped facilitate the band independence vote on says he's in
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belgium so he can act in quotes freedom and safety he and other catalan leaders could face thirty years in jail if convicted of rebellion sedition and embezzlement we've got correspondents following the story in belgium and in spain hoda abdel-hamid is in the capital cattle and capital barcelona. first let's take it to david chase who's in brussels david what do we think mr putin want does next. that's a very good question i wish i could answer it he's got a lot of things on his agenda made it very clear of that rather confusing and chaotic press conference which was conducted in four languages catalan spanish french and english he made it clear that he still considers himself the president of catalonia and he's not here to seek political asylum as you said so he said that he was rather in the heart of democracy here in brussels he met at the center of
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the european union and he wants to carry on with his case for peaceful resolution of this catalonian crisis and so if we take him at his word he obviously intends at some stage to try and get meetings with officials and m.p.'s here in the european capital of brussels he didn't say exactly what he was going to do he didn't say what was on his agenda but if you are in brussels he might try and again access an audience to some of the senior figures here now at the moment they will turn their back on him they say this is an internal matter for madrid and the madrid government to conduct but to nevertheless he might actually get into the european commission or into the european parliament store to start talking to some of his own parties m e p's here in brussels but i don't think he'll have any luck
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getting a significant interview or consultation with some of the senior figures here so it's more a case of him staying as he said in the freedom and security of brussels while the court cases carry on will and arrest warrant be issued will he become not only the. david thanks very much. and the reaction to his popping up in brussels. here in barcelona the members of the former regional government now. we're going to hear from them. one of the members.
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actually morning. some of these. people six of them are now in. this country. for example that on. this week. other members of the parliament who are. appearing in front of the high. people. so. we haven't heard from them
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yet. and probably some of them are also raising the question. still here thank you. three people. fifteen were wounded after a suicide bomb attack in the afghan capital kabul a security sources told this channel al jazeera a man walked towards employees of the state broadcaster before detonating an explosive vest eisel says it was behind this it's the second such a tank in the city's diplomatic area in a matter of months in may at least eighty people were killed and hundreds wounded. at least sixteen people have been killed in airstrikes in the eastern libyan city of the four strikes lasted about an hour on monday night most of the victims were women and has been besieged for more than a year by armed groups loyal to the renegade general handy for have top he's denied
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carrying out the strikes. kenya's main opposition leader raila odinga has called for the results of the presidential election rerun to be canceled it comes a day after the president of the kenyatta was declared the winner kenyatta took ninety eight point two percent of the vote despite a voter turnout below forty percent made no mention of a legal challenge but called for a dialogue towards democracy. joining us live now mohammed joining us from nairobi mohammed where do you think this process might go next well they've got to say. he's not going to accept the results of their election really around that were released yesterday evening he things president who took in. all three unconstitutionally and that he raila odinga has now embarked on what you call
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a come pain for electoral justice he is not is not only in kenya but the whole of africa and he wants to achieve that by calling on his supporters to prod and pick at and also court products from companies belonging to present who have not ours well as people in his do you believe parity this is what you have to say. this illusion. must know it stuns. if the loudest turns. mockery of the listeners. be the end of the vote as a means of instituting a government in kenya. will completely destroy the public confidence in the vote this is a. turn on to vote. with determined outcomes many
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many kenyans want to be encouraged by the comments of raila odinga people want to move forward it's been a long electioneering process in kenya one marked by violent protest talks on judges as well as verbal threats to electoral commission staff but this process is set to be even longer and more painful being a continues with ease and compromising stand thanks very much. still to come here on al-jazeera. the talks in a starter concentrated on strengthening the deescalation. lost more news as well on the website al jazeera dot com and we'll wrap up all your top stories when we come back.
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welcome back now the weather across much of southern china is looking fine at the moment sunshine there for hong kong looking fine all the way to coming there with highs of twenty we've got an area of low pressure pushing across the philippines as some wet weather here not develops as we head on through into thursday so manila could see some pretty wet weather before that low moves out into the south china sea but it's looking fine across vietnam last two we lost the showers even dryer picture here yangon thirty one draw and sunny it's not often i say that now as we head across into south asia most of india pakistan bangladesh nepal it's all looking fine once you come further south into tamil nadu and across towards carolinas a different picture we still got some heavy monsoon rain you see from the rainfall totals we're getting are running continue across sri lanka too so that's where we're going to see further heavy rain occurring in the course of wednesday and
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indeed through into thursday but for many central northern parts of india all looking fine cooling off a little bit has been pretty hot in new delhi in recent days but just thirty is a nice one they're looking at warm weather thirty five as the maxim here in the arabian peninsula always lovely here at the moment thirty four degrees in doha of humidity so little bit high for this time of year but dropping slightly and should be a pleasant day in abu dhabi for the top temperature of thirty two. oh is it when they're on line we were in hurricane winds for almost like thirty six hours these are the things that new york has to address or if you join us on saturday a member of the ku klux klan we struck up a relationship this is a dialogue tweet us with hash tag stream and one of your pitches might make an actual join the global conversation at this time on al-jazeera.
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welcome back you're with al-jazeera i'm peter dhabi here in doha your headline is the deposed catalan president carter's preachment spoken for the first time since charges were filed against him and secessionist leaders for declaring catalonia independence from spain he met his lawyer in brussels but says he's not there to seek political asylum. at least sixteen people have been killed in a strikes in the eastern libyan city of the most of the victims were women and has been besieged for more than a year by armed groups loyal to the renegade general heading for have tough he's denied carrying out the strikes and kenya's main opposition leader ryan that would
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has called for the results of the presidential election to be canceled that comes a day after the president or her kenyatta was declared the winner he took ninety eight point two percent of the votes despite a voter turnout which was below forty percent. tensions are running high on minus island in papua new guinea where there are widespread reports that locals and looting and australian run prison camp which was closed on tuesday about six hundred refugees are refusing to leave the facility. over safety concerns. with. these refugees are desperate to stay inside the detention center that they fought to close our men. are safe maybe this is my last picture you see here maybe not who knows our life is in deep danger. refugees was sent to the man asylum detention seem to by
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a stray here four years ago a holding pain until a permanent solution was found and a deterrent for those who might follow. the locals of pup and you guinea were always hostile it was an attack in twenty four tane that left one refugee did the concept and conditions of men a silent who widely condemned finally according to the legal and astray or grade to close the same to and pay refugees compensation. but as the facility was decommissioned and security forces left on tuesday refugees reported. yesterday and authorities all out of the center abandoning these refugees essentially. and they have serious concerns for their safety on medicine and whether they may if so many are not so barricaded themselves into the same time. it's now a c h e water electricity and food supplies have been cut off.
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the water tank is empty. as best i can be nice to die. but we are at a stage the asylum seekers were given alternative accommodation on the island but they said it isn't equipped to protect them from the locals they are not going to get it was safe to go into that's why i'm saying here this is a crazy situation everybody has been screaming about wanted to get out of the place where we saw that we had a cause that. and move them into a different facility and require those the refugees to go back to their country of origin and now they want life history is government says the prison closure is a mess of a pup in new guinea and yet papa new guinea disputed that in a statement on sunday which leaves refugees caught between two governments and a hostile native population ballasts al jazeera the russian foreign minister says allegations his country meddled in last year's us presidential election quote
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fantasies. comments come a day after the first charges relating to moscow's involvement allegedly in the election were made public three former advisors on the trunk campaign of being indicted is can really help it. trump do solemnly swear donald trump has been in office less than a year but this is perhaps the most significant day of his presidency so far on monday two of his former associates avoided handcuffs and turned themselves into the authorities in washington. the first is paul mann afford the former chair of donald trump's presidential election campaign the other is rick gates a longtime business associate of matter forts and worked with the white house until march both men appeared in court pleading not guilty to a dozen charges they include conspiracy against the united states also to launder
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money acting as an agent for a foreign principal providing false statements to investigators and failure to report foreign bank accounts there is no evidence that mr mann a fort with a trunk campaign colluded with the russian government the announcement which caught many off guard that a third person tied to the truck campaign george papadopoulos had pled guilty to lying to the f.b.i. that was over the timing of his meetings with alleged go betweens for russia he is now cooperating with the special investigation led by robert muller as with paul mann afforded rick gates the white house is pushing back diminishing the role of papadopoulos as a foreign policy advisor this individual was the member of a volunteer advisory council them at one time over the course of a year and he was part of a list that risk read out in the washington post and hardly call that some sort of
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regular adviser however it's the case of paul man a for which is getting the most attention the indictments paint the picture of a man living a lavish lifestyle when f.b.i. agents raided his home they even photographed his suits as evidence of money laundering more than seventy five million a form payments through offshore bank accounts on twitter trump reacted to the arrests he has repeatedly called the investigation into ties between his two thousand and sixteen presidential campaign and russia a witch hunt by political adversaries and the media without offering any evidence the white. says it expects the rush of probe to wrap up soon and while the indictment states manna for its charges involved actions from twenty sixteen on twitter trump contradicted the claim arguing the charges against him out of fort emanate from actions taken before cheering trump's presidential bid trump again stated there was no collusion between his campaign and russia metaphor its lawyer
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calls the charges ridiculous and on capitol hill top u.s. senators are also issuing statements about the indictments claiming it is proof the justice process is working and kimberly joins us live now from outside the white house those two main indictments papadopoulos manifold which one of the two is the more significant for that we should know about kimberly. well certainly there was a lot of attention first focused on paul matter for those with the charges that were expected but the surprise guilty plea by george papadopoulos is now the one that seems to be capturing most attention given the fact as as we read this indictment it certainly seems to lay out a template that george papadopoulos is cooperating with the muller investigation namely because he is listed there as what they call a pro active cooperate or what that means is that he may have been wiretapped
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helping to gather information that would be germane to this investigation and certainly could be harmful as muller moves forward with this case possibly even further charges it seems what this seems to suggest is that there is the allegation of collusion that is being formulated here given the fact that papadopoulos well he is being portrayed by the trump administration is very low level volunteer was the one according to the indictments that was sending out e-mails trying to act as the go between between russian nationals and members of the campaign which the white house says were rebuffed in terms of those invitations but certainly that is something that the muller investigation seems intent on focusing on and that's why this becomes more problematic for the trumpet ministration does it also kind of eliminate the fact that this this. investigation the scope and the power of what mr mueller can do is huge i mean there is speculation online we've been broadcasting
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it during our conversation this hour last hour when papadopoulos is standing in front of the london boss he's actually wearing a wire top so that's a multi-agency thing you don't just put someone like him on the streets of london with a wiretap without actually being signed off by all the governments. indeed in that sort of multiagency sort of multi-pronged approach is certainly concerning what we've seen here in washington now is a little bit of a climate of fear that seems to be taking grip as a result of these indictments first of all because of the severity given the fact that these charges paul manna for his associate rick gates are very serious could result in years in jail if convicted so that's the first thing in the second the actions that we see the white house taking very standard from the political playbook when there's a problem administrations tend to try and divert attention that's what we see happening not just with the president's social media he said three tweets this morning where one of them was trying to focus media attention on his middle class
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tax cuts and tax reform but also to just the fact that there seems to be this constant denial and downplaying of the investigation even the suggestion by john kelly the chief of staff just last night in washington on national television where he believes there are said he believes that the molar investigation would wrap up swiftly when in fact the indication seems to be to the contrary in fact it appears there could even be more charges kimberly thanks a lot now a final session for the seventh round of talks aimed at ending serious six year long civil war that's taking place in the council capital astonished the meeting is expected to call for a cease fire between government forces and rebel groups for at least six months old and previous agreements from a stand i have been breached before imran khan reports now from their. the talks in a start to have concentrated on strengthening the deescalation zones in syria established in september those owns include it live province northern homes eastern ghouta and parts of the border with jordan security in the zones has been
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guaranteed by russia and iran who backed the syrian regime and by turkey the rebels that keeps the foreign powers firmly entrenched on the ground in syria but the charity international rescue committee is concerned that civilians have been forgotten. the safety of civilians has not improved with the establishment of the so-called deescalation areas with so many armed groups not covered by cease fire agreements we have even seen periods of increased aerial bombardment the idea that peace is somehow broken out in syria is far from the reality we see civilians trapped in the area a pessimistic that the astonished talks will change any. people especially the entire us town a process is a failure it is nothing but empty promises we will do this we will do that all life . the circulation the horse start a process is a failure many years have passed since the beginning of the revolution and nothing
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has changed to me the situation more i mean as it is. the syrian opposition also claims civilians are being targeted the escalation earlier which are being breached by that or demon iran on almost daily basis and russia's are going to and it's supposed to do something about that the deescalation zones are in place for another six months however that might get extended but what the a stunt to talk seem to be proving is that russia is leading the charge however they are walking a tight rope between the international community and all the different syrian factions but they do seem to be backing syrian president bashar al assad. it's not just the deescalation zones that are under discussion the syrian opposition wants a prisoner exchange but there's been no agreement on that so far u.n. backed talks are scheduled for geneva in late november iraq on the stone china and south korea have agreed to improve diplomatic relations after
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a year long standoff of e.u. worse meat and missile systems in south korea seoul and see if they'll work together to curb north korea's nuclear program twenty but from seoul they issued a press statement saying they want to get the normalization of relations back on track that's encouraging neither side would be an elaborate ing on the missile defense system but both said that they remained in position with their stand on china wanting the missile system to be withdrawn and south korea saying it must stay but they've agreed to talk about that in the future that is encouraging it's one of those methods now of reducing tensions here because in the last few weeks the rhetoric between pyongyang in the north and washington in particular with president trump has really gone up a ratcheting or two a couple of notches so there are concerns about the fire and fury and the threats of total destruction north korea the threats by north korea basically of a nother nuclear nuclear test at this one atmospheric so
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a lot of concern and with president trump about to arrive in south korea in the next week there are concerns about what may happen both china and south korea in addition to these meetings of both reaffirmed their commitment to peace for ways of trying to get north korea to denuclearize that is actually good news everyone sees this is a very highly emotional and tense situation in korea and the korean peninsula and very much there's concerns that it may lead to something happening for an unpredictable nature. next year's winter olympics have moved a symbolic step closer to a time when south korean organizers are still struggling to sell tickets the olympic torch has been officially handed over to the pyong sharing organizing committee in the greek capital athens where the ancient games began only thirty percent of tickets for next year have been sold so far the torch will now be taken on a relay of south korea at the opening ceremony on february the ninth six finalists
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are vying for the u.k.'s most prestigious architecture award every year the royal institute of architects stirling prize recognizes the buildings that made the greatest contribution to the evolution of the craft of photography studio appear and a low cost housing development are among the shortlisted candidates parker takes a look. behind an austere looking for sorry west london hides a cool calm space sparse concrete walls stand alongside courtyard gardens it could be japan or a monastery perhaps there are work office and private spaces designed for one of the world's most famous fashion photographers you can tell i mainly was really looking for a space where i could think and breathe so it's like my on the wall factory kind of space you know where things happen here and i don't have to have to leave large in
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it's wonderful and it's green and it's much better than i ever could have wished this tranquil building confidently and playfully answers some of the biggest challenges the architects face in a city like london how to maximize space and light. with about making three separate building from public to private and in dispatching a to three thought and always you'd have sidelights day and you have to apply that it was a photographer studio and the whole site could be the studio the buildings the judge for originality sustainability and also how much they enrich the world around them the baseline is the quality of architecture must be absolutely excellent and in terms of defining what quality architecture is we need to be very clear that it is a contribution that contributes to the well being of society public buildings including
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appear on the south coast of england and private houses are being judged side by side this apartment block in north london uses simple sustainable materials brick straw and vast amounts of wood fire resistant wood that is its cost effective good for profit driven property developers and good for buyers but is it good to live in tender ages and has a pattern or so the more you knock it that's part of the aging process or the lessons that we've learnt is sometimes if you do it with less then the aesthetic actually sometimes is a bit more pleasing the finalists have already made their mark on the british landscape but only one will define pretty shark attack actual history neve back al-jazeera london. welcome if you're just joining us you're watching al-jazeera live from doha these
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are your top stories the deposed catalan president collis preacher amount to spoken for the first time since charges were filed against him and secessionist leaders for declaring catalonia as independence from spain he met his lawyer in brussels on tuesday but says he's not in the city to seek political asylum huge amount went on to say that he will take part in regional elections in december and. in regards to the elections called by the spanish central government we think they are a democratic challenge and we're not scared by democratic challenges quite the opposite if the spanish government wishes to carry out these elections to legitimize article one five fives use of course we will face these elections kenya's main opposition leader has called for the results of the presidential election rerun to be cancelled it comes a day after president kenyatta was declared to be the winner he took ninety eight point two percent of the vote despite people to turn out below forty percent who think it made no mention of a legal challenge but called for dialogue this illusion. must
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nonstandard. if allowed to turn. complete mockery of the lessons i might well be the end of the bollocks as a means of instituting a government in kenya. really does draw in the public confidence in the book. this is a new turn out to. be determined outcomes at least three people are dead and fifteen were wounded after a suicide bombing in the afghan capital kabul a security source told al jazeera a man walked towards employees of the state broadcaster before detonating an explosive vest eisel says it was behind the attack it's the second such incident in the city's diplomatic area in a matter of months in may at least eighty people were killed and hundreds were wounded. at least sixteen people have been killed in airstrikes in the eastern
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libyan city of most of the victims women has been the scenes for more than a year by groups loyal to the renegade general he for have talked he's denied carrying out the strikes has amiss here with a new script in half an hour i will see you very soon up next it's the stream. you stand the differences. and the similarities of cultures across the world. al-jazeera. today and look at the headlines and fairy world on social you're in a strange place and on the train in india is the economic boom about to.


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