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tv   NEWS LIVE - 30  Al Jazeera  February 6, 2018 5:00pm-5:34pm +03

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in twenty twelve al-jazeera traveled to iraq people here are definitely scared to speak on camera they're saying that if they talk to us they think they'll be arrested down the line to take the pulse of a country ravaged under us occupation some of these graves are completely destroyed it's one of the most holy and sacred sites in all of iraq turned into a battleground between the mighty army and the americans six years on rewind returns to iraq after the americans at this time on all just see. killed in syrian government and russian as strikes in a rebel enclave. arrested
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the government declared a state of emergency. after a victory in the appeals court. and we look at the free under the front line of saving lives and somalia's capital. have been killed and syrian government and russian and the rebel held. aid organization the white helmets filmed the scenes of devastation as they pulled bodies from the rubble of the downing of a russian. government is also deployed. to the front lines and. residential areas are often the target
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buildings flattened civilians killed and injured government forces have been on the offensive into the opposition held province for weeks now but since fighters from have. shot down a russian aircraft and killed its pilot it has escalated. russian aircraft have carried out dozens of air strikes in a number of towns in the past forty eight hours. at least two major hospitals have been hit one of them is now out of service the assault is being described as one of the fiercest yet it includes a suspected chlorine attack in the town of sirte now the syrian army says it has deployed. aircraft to the front lines and to cover the airspace of the norse it says the deployment is a message to everyone. by the russian. regime this is russia. it's
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dangerous because at the same time. the deployment of anti-aircraft missiles could also be a message to turkey its planes are using syrian airspace and its offensive against the kurdish. turkey had russian backing to do so but at the same time the syrian government has threatened to shoot down turkish jets on the ground turkey's army is deployed deep inside where it's posts as part of the escalation agreement turkish troops are now positioned less than five kilometers from syrian government forces. are the players. want. to stop its military operation and the players. and the first time.
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and it's the first time civilians are the pawns the other main rebel stronghold in syria the damascus suburb of east is also coming under heavy fire and many civilians have been killed and injured in the besieged area the united nations is calling for the fighting throughout syria to stop for months to allow aid deliveries in evacuations of the sick and wounded is unlikely to be heated at least not until the latest round of negotiations is settled on the ground. on the debt. well just keeps on rising. in the number of airstrikes that have targeted this is some parts of damascus both by the russian and the air force belonging to the regime shell assad's regime as we understand have targeted several areas including use to hospitals the latest count that we've got from sources on
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the ground floor is that the death toll has risen up to actually fifty five according to some sources there obviously that could also escalate as more and more victims are dragged from underneath the rubble of what has proven to be an extremely deadly and fatal twenty four hours all of this obviously part of this power play that is taking place between regional countries that are trying to vie for control but also as a response to the downing of a russian jet by syrian rebel fighters in the past few days and obviously the main victims in all of this civilians or absolutely i'm a harry reports of a rocket landing in a refugee camp what do we know about that. well that's another element through this multi facade kind of war that is taking on a conflict that is taking place obviously there is now the current fighting a struggle between the turkish military on the one hand and the kurdish militia the y.p. g.r.p. why the on the other hand linked to the outlawed p k k that's the kurdistan
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workers' party which the turkish government considers to be a terrorist organization they fired rockets out a syrian a camp for syrian displaced syrian refugees on the border between turkey and syria we understand that at least three people were killed on the road to make camp that is on the syrian side of the charcoals border it is a turkish run i.d.p. camp there fifteen people injured as well and we've just come back from filming another site of where a p y d y p g rockets landed inside turkey and what we've seen from this is that these rockets whilst they lack in terms of accuracy but they can be extremely fatal as this latest attack has proven in daytime a shell thanks so much for joining us there from the type province. now in opposition to supreme court just judges in the maltese have been arrested former president. who allied himself with the opposition but detained at his home while
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the chief justice and a judge who also arrested the presence declared a fifteen day state of emergency and the military is in charge of the parliament. has the latest. just hours after a state of emergency was declared in the island nation of maldives this board carries a prominent opposition leader to the country's main jail on a remote island the. moment of the un was arrested on charges of bribery which the opposition says this politically motivated. his family released a video earlier in which he urged his supporters not to lose hope. when this police came to arrest me i'm going with them i don't even know why they are arresting me i've done nothing wrong or unlawful i urge the people of multipath to be strong and stand with us we will win. with arrested the two judges for the deepening the political crisis. it all began on thursday when the supreme court
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called for the retrial of nine opposition politicians including exiled former president mohamed nasheed just also reinstated twelve m.p.'s who had lost their seats for supporting the opposition but president of the yemeni refused to comply with the ruling and celebrations turned into protests. yeah i mean also declared a fifteen day state of emergency and ordered the military to secure the parliament building for an indefinite period. by me and. actually and this is. in addition to the two judges who lease raided the house of the administrative head of the supreme court the court says police didn't have enough evidence to arrest a judicial executive president here i mean who happens to be the half brother of arrested leader abdul gayoom came to power in two thousand and thirteen that was a year after police and army overthrew president mohamed nasheed but in
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a shaky democracy president yeah i mean has faced similar allegations of becoming authoritarian and being corrupt his government insists that despite the state of emergency nonfunctioning supreme court and military posted outside parliament it's business as usual for citizens and tourists that the supreme court was expected to do it favorably on a petition to impeach i mean opposition leaders allege the president's loyalists made it clear that they would not comply with such a verdict and launched a crackdown. for now the country best known for its tranquil beaches is struggling to deal with yet another round of political turmoil some of the job there. south africa's parliament has postponed the present state of the nation address announcement comes as president jacob zuma faces growing pressure to step down as head of state places later by the ruling african national congress in december he has resisted calls to quit ever corruption allegations
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a new tape for the state of the nation speech has not been given. up and markets are recovering ground after london paris and frankfurt all dropped by more than three percent in early trading and are sitting at losses of around two percent asian markets were hit harder hong kong and japan both closed down at around five percent as investors took their lead from wall street all eyes will be on the dow jones in the coming hours after it tumbled more than a thousand points on monday. three high profile student leaders in hong kong are tonight free off the city's highest court unanimously quashed their jail sentences it's a stunning victory for joshua wall nathan owen alex child after a recent setback for pro-democracy groups including one kansas qualification from an upcoming election sarah clarke reports from hong kong. that the students who lived twenty four teams pro-democracy protests in hong kong joshua wang knife and noor and alex chowk arrived in court along with their supporters united in their
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fight to have the jail terms dropped and determined to strengthen their campaign whatever the outcome the white house the result was the fight for democracy the final court of appeal was their last chance to hold on to freedom they appealed to the court to consider their motives and the greater good of the pro-democracy movement when handing down the decision after a brief hearing and in a stark reversal of the previous ruling the five judges unanimously granted their appeal dismissing all jail terms and allowing the three to walk free from course. for a far greater cause outrage there was cause so far for the mafia so whatever it is are caused by this is. the case centers on an incident in twenty four tane which triggered almost three months of protests shutting down parts of central hong kong that were found guilty of unlawful assembly and inciting others
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after they stormed government headquarters their own nizhni sentenced to community service but the government intervened calling for harsher penalties the court of appeal agreed and sentence them to up to months in prison but the city's highest court unanimously agreed to overturn that ruling three student leaders may be relieved to walk free tonight but they did express some concern about another ruling delivered in the final court of appeal. the five judges agreed that from now on top of god lines will be on doest on future unlawful assembly is in hong kong the student leaders believe that ruling will impact the right to protest. is that we mean by that you took a seat before. the right. oh you all say the right so. for now the three say campaign for the pro-democracy
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candidates running in next month's by election in the seat of disqualified. the result of this bush will be a real test of public sentiment and support for the movement one that will be closely watched in mainland china sarah clock al-jazeera hong kong. on al-jazeera arrested for taking part in a walk in or gratian a kenyan politician has just been granted freedom. for in south sudan where human rights groups say the government and the opposition a still using child soldiers. hello i bet it still feels cold in hong kong and it should do daytime maixner about the same as where you expect to get down to at night and it's been persistent
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throughout the whole of february the winter cold did come down shanghai's warmed up actually surprisingly to seven degrees but the chill mark returned as you can see back down to five by says he and hong kong steadily just about five degrees below where it should be compared with the average but the increase in cloud and humidity probably makes you feel quite as chilly as it was we got a streak of clouds visible from space across india and pakistan is heading so the south is but it is no more than a streak of their e. high clouds that will make the sky white rather than blue but do nothing much else it's that dry time of the year the temps will be affected little bit not progress down to twenty eight and up thirty two again come thursday occasional showers might show in sri lanka otherwise nothing much is the time of year as i said as it is in arabia apart from occasional breeze runs on the gulf is now gone nothing much happens here either we seen the last of the snow that fell briefly in the mountains in mon twenty four is the max in die hard about thirty four in mecca
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a ten degree spread from east to west this is not unusual but it is quite nice and warm i have to say in riyadh. the scene for us where there are online what is a very nice time in yemen that peace is possible but it never happens not because the situation is complicated but because no one cares or if you join us on sat there people the little choosing between buying medication eating this is a dialogue i want to get in one more comment because this is someone who's an activist and has posted a story join the global conversation at this time on al-jazeera.
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and again you're watching us there as a reminder of our top stories this hour forty people have been killed in syrian government and russian as strikes in the rebel held and play for the east and syria's government has also deployed new missiles to the front lines in the. west battling rebel fighters. a political crisis in the old days of deepening off the arrest of an opposition leader and two supreme court judges former president mahmoud who has allied himself with the opposition was detained at his home last of chief justice and a judge who also arrested. and three hong kong pro-democracy activists are walking free all of that convictions were overturned on appeal joshua wong nathan law and alex child were convicted of unlawful assembly in two thousand and sixteen two years earlier they met major protests calling for greater democracy activists warn of growing interference by. the israeli army says it's killed
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a palestinian man who was wanted over the death of his staff to last month the army shot dead twenty one year old. in jenene the occupied west bank was accused of killing a rabbi. in an illegal israeli outpost on the ninth of january two other palestinians were killed in raids during the manhunt imran khan has more from west jerusalem. eyewitnesses have told us that around four thirty in the morning there were about seventy jeeps and two bulldozers that arrived in this area then they heard a boom they say that everything was concentrated on that abandoned building that they say that the israeli army were here for about two hours they sent in what's likely to be a bomb detecting rubble into that building then around seven am local time a body was carried out the israeli security services said that that body was armored gerar now we've had reaction from the family clearly very upset there are huge crowds gathering outside of the mother's house which is in
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a nearby village of but again the mother said that he died as a cool as a martyr to the cause of the palestinians we've also heard from prime minister benjamin netanyahu on his facebook page said justice had been done a very deliberate and very emotive use of the word justice that also a mass of reacted as well a mass of said that the resistance the occupation is alive and well in the occupied west bank despite the fact that the palestinian authority have a security coordination agreement with the israelis this was an operation that last a few hours it was confirmed by the israeli army however the family having been given the body of ahmed to rob back also another man was killed on a genuine june seventeenth generally seventeenth rather that body hasn't been returned to his family as well it was a case of mistaken identity they thought they'd killed all major on the seventeenth of january so those bodies haven't been returned
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a number of palestinians were injured during the clashes that took place in. a judge has ordered the release of a kenyan politician charged over his role in the unofficial swearing in ceremony of main opposition leader. who is currently in police custody was arrested at his home during an early morning raid on friday the lawyers to decided last week's mock integration protesting last year's election results. let's get more now from catherine so he joins she joins us from nairobi sick after winter expected because good to walk free. laura is right now here at this courthouse million money loquats these are the basement cells and the old the judge has not too long ago ordered for his release so we're waiting for that he fast has to appear before the judge before they can start all the people work for his release laura he was brought from another court a magistrate's court at a place called jabba where he was staking by police this morning where we were as
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we were waiting for him here including the judge who had ordered that he be produced for him by the inspector general of police and the director of criminal investigations now they're in fact jarrow he was charged with the one with the real three counts including an offense i lied to treason and that involves of being president and consenting in this illegal oath on tuesday so he's been charged with that and it's and it's a charge that is. punishable by ten to a life imprisonment treason and it's punishable by death so here you're seeing his supporters there many many more inside including right loading guy and they're saying that they're going to wait until he is released whatever time that is certainly noisy noisily waiting for that release when this is all going to infuriate the government is that he was already pretty angry by this mosque
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swearing in the violence. now apparent absolutely i mean it's going to infuriate the government we have seen the police defying court order after four to order on friday when we get i mean you know was arrested by the police what was that to release him on a cash bail that did not happen and then the jobs order that he be presented. yesterday again that did not happen so yesterday the judge of the high court judge moore will that he must be prevented to day by nine am local again like i said he did not happen he said that he must be prevented by the inspector general of police inspector general did not show up then we hear he's been taken to karjat oh that's where he's been presented so a lot of people saying that the government has you know is defining institutions defining their high courts defined judges which shouldn't be the case but then we
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have spoken to government officials particularly in the interior ministry who are saying that this is a very sensitive case the investigating trees on in relation to this more swearing in o'brien. on tuesdays of they say they investigate the cheese on and no one really is above the low and once in a biggish of them that they're going to make more rancid going to be very interesting to see brian loading guy himself who is inside this courthouse is going to be arrested once these investigations are concluded ok well for the moment from we'll leave it leave you with those very noisy mcgoohan a supporters outside the courthouse nairobi. government forces and opposition groups in south sudan is still recruiting child soldiers despite numerous agreements to stop the killing to human rights watch says children as young as thirteen of being abducted detained and forced to fight since the violence began in two thousand and thirteen the warring sides are violated several commitments human rights watch is calling for an arms embargo hipper morgan has the latest from juba
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. this is not the first report that has been put out by human rights watch on child recruitment in south sudan it says that children as young as thirteen has been have have been recruited to fight in the conflict which is now in its fifth year unicef also put out a report in late ten fifteen saying that there are sixteen thousand children who are recruited by armed groups now that report has changed into late in twenty seven to reflect new figures which says that more than one nine hundred thousand children have been recruited by armed groups in the conflict this is and this is a problem that has been going on since house and started fighting in december twenty fifth teen and rights groups and children's organizations have called for a halt to this activity of recruiting child soldiers now a lot of things make it easier to recruit child soldiers in south sudan first thing is the displacement with sixty five percent of the people who are displaced in the conflict are mostly are mainly women and children now the figures of displacement right now stands at four million people disclose displaced not just within the country but in neighboring countries as well it's sixty five percent of that are
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children making them easier to be targeted by armed groups to to be recruited within their ranks and there's also the issue of being separated from their families as well as schools being targeted to try to recruit children mainly boys to to fight in the ranks of armed groups now the human rights watch report has accused both government and opposition forces of being involved in child recruitment of calls for halted operation of recruiting child soldiers as well as an arms embargo by the un and the e.u. and also for hybrid court to try every single person who's been responsible for creating churchill room for the conflict but since the conflict is still ongoing it's very hard to see that actually happening and there are concerns that more children will be recruited until peace comes south sudan. single ambulance service is at the forefront of saving lives in somalia's capital mogadishu and limited medical services not enough in a city often vulnerable to bomb attacks while the local health care system is so only improving after years of neglect for many it's not coming soon enough for me
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the miller has more from mogadishu. it's ten am and the seventh emergency call of the morning comes through you know it's from this call center in market issue that the only free ambulance service in the city is run it's not a huge operation but the staff are kept busy of the from all over of the. we are very busy when explosions happen when they do i have to do more than just drive i have to help the nurses with patients twelve years ago up to carter had them used all these savings to buy his first ambulance today he has a fleet of ten they may be old and some on their last legs but they get the job done or actually one i came to somalia in two thousand and six there was a war going on when the turban vision come into somalia and there was a lot of people was dying in front of my clinic i was half in the clinic and because the market and that's the nice of people was dying and getting injured then
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i asked myself how can i help my people workers are not well trained but they have the basic skills they can start bleeding and give patients painkillers but that's about all but transporting patients to hospitals quickly and safely is often the difference between life and death the ambulance service needs equipment and it staff better trauma training it's often the leading emergency service most recently when two blasts went off last october killing more than five hundred people and injuring hundreds of others for years many people were brought into hospitals using wooden wheelbarrows often. being pushed as far as five kilometers to get help many wouldn't make the journey i mean ambulances are helping to improve market issues health services especially as the fuel available ambulances are an affordable for
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most people this is mogadishu's largest hospital its director mohamed use of hassen says while they are able to do more surgeries than ever before they can treat everyone some of them you need some sophisticated investigation that you cannot do because you don't have it. in imaging scorpius all this is needed but. we are not helpless we have many promises from outside now that help is increasingly coming from within the somalia adam runs the service using his own money and donations he says he dreams of one day having ambulances helping people not just in mogadishu but across somalia for me to al-jazeera mogadishu. africa and european leaders are meeting in rome to talk about refugees it's been a year since at least signed a deal with libya to stop refugees and migrants from traveling to europe on crowded
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boats the strategy is part of a broader european approach that amnesty international says has placed thousands of people in abusive tension camps where torture is rife. take a closer look at the numbers in this crisis since the start of this year seven thousand two hundred forty two people have made the dangerous journey to europe that's according to the ns arsenal organization for migration nearly seven thousand of those reach europe by sea another two hundred forty five made the journey by land two hundred forty three migrants either died or went missing was crossing the mediterranean and s. he has seen the highest number of arrival so far this year many coming from nigeria guinea ivory coast and bangladesh mali and eritrea chad a whole has more from rome so forty nations at least forty nations in gauge here the italian foreign ministry in rome in what is an ongoing conversation between the countries in africa that actors countries of origin and transit for the many many
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thousands of people trying to make their way to europe and the so-called host countries in europe that receive them which of course italy is a prime one the conference heard that the numbers have been decreasing quite encouraging really over the two thousand and sixteen seventeen period in large part or they haven't said it here because of italian methods of dealing with the libyan coast guard encouraging them to turn people back but in fact turning them back to camps that have been described by aid groups and activists as prison camps and detention centers where smuggling networks are rife and exploitation right as well that will have to be dealt with here in terms of protecting the human rights of those involved in this migration and as well as that as outlined by the italian foreign minister defeating the so-called business model of smugglers but he said finance terrorism and looking out for the return of fighters i saw fighters coming back to their countries of origin in europe using these routes it's all about human rights it's all about protecting and saving lives it's all about bringing together
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many many countries in a common cause common and difficult cause with multiple competing interests. management believes museum in france has opened an official investigation into the removal of cattle from a map that was displayed in one of its museums the map was published by the united arab emirates louve abu dhabi museum head of the national committee for human rights in cattle says believe museum has apologized tension has been high in the region since the u.a.e. saudi arabia egypt and bahrain cut ties with cattle in. there without as there are these are our top stories forty people have been killed in syrian government and russian strikes in the rebel held and play the eastern gusa aid organization the white helmets filmed the scenes of devastation as they pulled bodies and survivors from the rubble bombardment follows the downing of
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a russian aircraft by rebel fighters syria's government has also deployed new anti aircraft missiles to the front lines in aleppo and. a political crisis in the multi is deepening after the arrest of an opposition leader and two supreme court judges former president. who has allied himself with the opposition was detained at his home all the chief justice and the judge who also arrested three hong kong pro-democracy activists are walking free after their convictions were overturned on appeal joshua one mates of lauren alex child were convicted of unlawful assembly in two thousand and sixteen two years earlier they led major protests calling for greater democracy activists warn of growing interference by beijing a judge has ordered the release of a kenyan politician charged over his role in the official swearing in ceremony of main opposition leaders are they going to make you know who is currently in police custody was arrested at his home during an early morning raid on friday that
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lawyers have decided to get during last week's walk in all gratian protesting last year's election result. israeli army says it's killed a palestinian man who is wanted over the death of a settler last month. twenty one year old. in jenin in the occupied west bank was accused of killing rabbi. legal israeli outposts on the ninth of january the government forces and opposition groups in south sudan are still recruiting child soldiers despite numerous agreements to stop that's according to human rights watch which says children as young as thirteen are being abducted detained and forced to fight so the violence began in two thousand and thirteen the warring sides are violated several commitments and south africa's parliament has postponed the president's state of the nation address announcement comes as president jacob zuma faces growing pressure to step down as head of state places leader of the ruling african national congress. those are your headlines more news here on
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