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she expressed herself hear their story on talk to al-jazeera at this time. the most memorable moment of al-jazeera was when i was on air as hosni mubarak fell with the crowds in tahrir square talking. to us if something happens anywhere in the world al-jazeera is in place we're able to cover muse like no other news organizations. were able to do it properly. and that is our strength. this is the news hour live from london coming up russia dismisses the indictment of
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thirteen of its nationals by the u.s. for election tampering as the kremlin. the u.s. uses the munich security conference to call for international action over the use of chemical weapons by the syrian government. the man convicted of the rape and murder of six year olds they never i'm sorry whose killing triggered nationwide protests is sentenced today. to meet the kenyan indigenous forest community that's being forced out. by the government. over the latest from pyung chang as japanese. makes history becoming the first male figure skater in sixty six years to defend the gold medal at a winter olympics. breaking
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news at four israeli soldiers have been wounded two seriously and it's only border with gaza in response israel's military struck an observation post in the southern gaza strip. security sources said there were no injuries on their side border area has seen an increase in violence since president trumps decision to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital in december let's go to on the phone from. what can you tell us about these incidents. well i think the most. important at the moment is what israelis call recalling a large scale attack that it's been carrying out on the gaza strip and a rocket fired from gaza during the course of the day which has hit a house in the israeli town of shot of again which is very close to the northeastern corner of the gaza strip so these airstrikes and and also shelling has come in response to what we saw earlier that explosive device which appeared to be
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implanted near the border fence with gaza going off as a jeep cost four soldiers injured as you say to them seriously so the strikes came in response to that the israeli air force jets targeted what it said targets a tunnel at least two military compounds a total of six targets in all the israeli military is saying and then in response we've had this rocket fired out of gaza at this israeli target hitting a house but no injuries no deaths occurring from that attack in response so this is obviously still a very serious and tense situation which has yet to conclude it seems on the borders of the gaza strip sorry for that live update there thank you very much indeed of course we come back to you more information comes in the story. the war of words has erupted between the u.s.
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and russia over the indictment of thirteen russian nationals for election meddling russia's foreign minister sergey lavrov has dismissed the indictment as just blabber saying there are no facts to back them up but u.s. national security adviser h.r. mcmaster and the evidence of espionage in some fashion was undeniable on friday special counsel robert mueller charged thirteen russians with one a huge social media showing campaign against democrat hillary clinton. it's a yes i have no response you can publish anything and we have seen those indictments and i've also read the statements from the homeland security adviser in the u.s. who denied the reports that any country to influence the election results the same was said by mike pence either here or maybe in another european capital so until we hear the facts everything else is just blather we'll take a closer look at what's being alleged in the indictment recent petersburg based internet research agency is listed as a major target of the investigation it said to have undertaken operations to
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interfere with elections and political process it is also known as the troll factory is accused of manipulating social media in the us and staging political rallies in support of donald trump in not once has russian imposters on social media used hashtags including trump train trump twenty sixteen and hillary for prison named in the indictment is if any prigogine a close associate of russian president vladimir putin and one of russia's richest men he's listed as financing the troll factories operations for a child and has more now from moscow. russian response so far has essentially amplified a sense of incredulity incredulity that thirteen people could of influence the voting of more than three hundred million americans incredulity that these same people could have acted against the billion dollar budgets of us intelligence services and counter intelligence against all the latest innovations and
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technologies give gainey privilege and who is right at the heart of this indictment was widely believed the financial muscle behind this troll farm in sim petersburg was also known by the way as putin the chef a billionaire businessman and now he says well the americans are very impressionable people and they see what they want to see he doesn't mind being on this list years already on a u.s. sanctions list and says that if the americans want to see the devil will let them the russians are also going to be drilling down into the fact that this indictment doesn't explicitly say that the russian government sponsored this election meddling efforts and also that the indictment doesn't say that russia actually change the outcome of the elections russians are also be very aware that the united states doesn't have an entirely clean records when regard when it comes to in meddling in other people's elections they've done it numerous times in numerous countries over
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the years and they in fact have done it in russia too in one thousand nine hundred six when boris yeltsin looked like he was going to be losing an election to the communists well it was us political advisors that what it for him and i think calls for social media sites to do more to prevent political interference on their platforms. is an internet and social media lawyer he explains how sites such as twitter and facebook are being abused and what will be hard for them to crack down on the practice. we're talking about two main methods one is the bought saw in other words robots that go online and spray posts and emails and and what have you and the other method is actually people sitting there posting all the from websites so immolation to the both social media companies like the boards because today they create the perception of popularity of some post and generate revenues for the social media companies so it is very
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difficult. to stop only in one direction and look to stop in different direction social media companies are encouraged to contain whenever necessary but they have been very reluctant to do that for a very long time now there have been some calls by governments particularly from european governments to social media companies to start thinking more seriously and it's do you think otherwise government says they are going to intervene and they will send the traditional police to the internet to decide what content should be published will soon be published the problem of course is that right to leave it for individuals appointed by say facebook or google to decide what is newsworthy what is not news all they want is juries falls what kinds of election meddling and not the any issue that the u.s.
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and russia. at the security conference taking place in munich different points of view on nato syria and iran were all clearly on display from the conference to has more. russia's foreign minister sergei lavrov took center stage at the munich security conference to accuse nato of a military buildup in eastern europe describing international relations as going through turmoil he reached out to the european union with. them credit we want to have a predictable and strong e.u. which will be responsible on the floor and soon but in remarks clearly aimed at the united states he attacked washington's policies on syria and iran that we cannot approach these issues from an even more dangerous standpoint and i mean the middle east conflict and try to resolve it through heightening the tensions between sunni and shia it's highly dangerous you can see the president trumps national security adviser was quick to hit back at russia's role in syria publicly kelson photos
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clearly show that assad's chemical weapons use is continuing it is time for all nations to hold the syrian regime ended sponsors and countable for their actions and support the efforts of the organization for the prohibition. of chemical weapons but mostest said syria and north korea were not the only rogue states he said iran was building its hizbollah militia into a large proxy army and what iran is actually doing is applying the hezbollah model to the greater middle east in which they they want weak governments in power they want the arab world to be perpetually weak and if we governments in power that are dependent on iran for support kept at bay by thousands of police demonstrators gathered in the falling snow around the conference center they come every year to oppose nato and call for disarmament. but this year the demonstration has been
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different it's been marked by a large contingent of kurdish demonstrators protesting against the turkish incursion against the kurdish enclave in northern syria and he had to inflict the turkish claims of making more an effort and there are lots of kids and if they are dying it's forbidden the british prime minister to reason may began the day at the conference with a keynote speech calling for a special relationship with the european union on security after briggs it so is we need the e.u. and fortune new paltz russel's in the world the u.k. is just as committed to your security in the future as we have been in the past the sentiment and content of a speech was well received by delegates but everyone is now waiting to see if an equally special relationship can be developed on economic ties post breaks it and
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just exactly what her vision really is david chase the al-jazeera eunuch. a court of pakistan has handed four death sentences to a man convicted of raping and murdering a six year old girl say never in saris body was found in a rubbish dump after she'd been strangled to death sparked protests across pakistan with claims of government inaction and police incompetence into his tired reports. captured on security cameras walking hand in hand with the man who would kill her these are the last known moments of little zaineb and sari's life her body would later be found on a rubber stamp in cars sure the town where she lived with her family near the eastern city of lahore investigators say she was raped and strangled twenty four year old in run ali was convicted of her kidnap rape and murder and antiterrorism court handed him four separate death sentences under pakistani law crimes that are considered to have spread terror in society can be charged as acts of terrorism the
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opportunity that this case is or better a child protection or a more honest and a sort of. debate and reflection within society about how stats for it and easy it is or like. to prey on a young child all of those opportunities. if they want to and. will essentially close the chapter on this instance but not close the chapter on. an abuse of children and i think that's a missed opportunity and one yeah i mean in january thousands of people across pakistan protested to demand justice for zaineb her family said police took no action during the five days from when she was reported missing and her body was found there were demonstrations at police stations and politicians homes were set on fire the authorities were accused of being different and incompetent design
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absurd or also brought to light eleven other similar cases in the consumer area in two years prosecutors say ali has confessed to eight of the killings including saying the fact that it happened levon times if you sleep and. it was that the body of young children did not stir the about the actions of ortiz. and only only because your reaction across was just said. ali has fifteen days to appeal the verdict is in its parents are demanding his execution be carried out in public at the same rubbish dump their daughter's body was found in p.s. diab al-jazeera. is a pakistani journalist who focuses on human rights issues she says the police in pakistan disempowered. i think the police in pakistan has been totally politicized
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they work under political orders they don't work. process there's very little they have very little support or empowerment regarding forensics regarding how you know investigative techniques it's very common for crime scenes to be completely you know washed out before all the evidence has been collected. we've seen that in very high profile murder cases like benazir bhutto's you have issues like where there's a few print fingerprinting labs police often when they arrest people. mostly the beat them into confession you know there's no there's very little like i said investigative techniques so please feel police are disempowered to work as police and they often are just used as the ip guards and they really have there's been a lot of calls for the reform of police of the policing system in pakistan very senior police officials have you know argued and presented cases you know research
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that shows how the police should be reformed and politically i think they are not able to carry those reforms through because it's too convenient to use them for political purposes if you look at the the death sentences that are handed out they're all handed out to poor people. they don't have access to lawyers so it's a systemic issue it's not about one child although that is a severe tragedy and my heart goes out to her parents i completely disagree with their call for any kind of public exist you should i think we've seen been there done that in the d.r. years where there were public floggings public and you shouldn't research has shown that this does not deter crime this kind of public it only brutalizing society further and i don't think that i don't i think that the punishment has to be that we certainty of punishment rather than the severity and that's what will help to deter crime. so much more to come on the news hour including if your peers defense
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minister defends the implementation of a state of emergency which bans protests for six months. the body of a filipino maid found dead in a freezer has returned to manila i mean strained diplomatic relations with kuwait. and poland to get their first medal of the china lympics true will be here with best faction in sport. the body of zimbabwe's opposition leader morgan tsvangirai has been repatriated from south africa he died on wednesday after battling colon cancer. or i was a key figure in zimbabwe in politics and formed the movement for democratic change . has more from harare. when the plane carrying more than saying your party landed hundreds of people were at the airport pushing and shoving each other trying
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to get a glimpse of the cost of some jumps the fans tried to get on the tarmac and security told them to turn back even ran to the cargo section of the air force where they saw the coffin leave in a convoy is supported by police to be brought here to a military base in harare government authorities say because morgan tsvangirai was a former prime minister it is the norm as was today done the body will be brought here until it's time for the other. days on sunday the the several church services across the country family and friends are going to take their eyes house to pay their respects that honor and there's going to be a lot really grabbing a big public gathering without it and it's where again that read in ferrari where you are going to say they feel what's going on sunday. is bones he was very deliberate here at his rural home village about two hundred twenty kilometers from harare a very mixed with first white lilies and all of this is that what is they planned to give him a big thing. and they say they want to say goodbye in style to
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a man they call it. research and they say the face of the opposition. the u.s. embassy in ethiopia says it strongly disagrees with the government's decision to impose a six month state of emergency during which protests will be banned the ruling party hopes the move will help to quell the worst anti-government demonstrations in a quarter of a century which prompted the prime minister to resign on thursday bomb and other reports. it's calm on the streets of ethiopia's capital of the suburb but the country is slipping into a deeper political crisis on friday the government imposed a state of emergency to stay more we will invest the defense minister confirmed on saturday it will last for six months and includes a bomb on protests governing style and publications that incite violence you get a good value gives you a state of emergency should not be seen as a military coup the army is under the federal constitution and it is
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a tool to implement the government's decision that the state of emergency procedures are intended to protect the constitution country and people moved in with him or the announcement follows the sudden resignation of prime minister hyla . who had been in office since two thousand and twelve. said his departure as prime minister and chairman of the ruling if he appears people's revolution of democratic front coalition was to enable necessary reforms in government the. the been lost the most russians in ethiopia's largest regions will neon i'm high and recent months with protesters calling for political and economic reforms and an end to state corruption. a ten month state of emergency end of last year but failed to stop the protests particularly by ethiopia's youth who think christina come to view the most sessions as the only way to bring about meaningful change doesn't so protesters have been killed and many more injured since two thousand and fifteen
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iskander of an egg is one of six thousand political prisoners released by the government this year in an effort to ease growing tensions to be and could look at it with ethiopia as one large prison i say this because there is no democracy in the country this is a dictatorship we have to change as big person into a democratic state opposition leaders say here prison ruling coalition has lost its all forty that demanding all parties be involved in deciding the country's future. you know this country is a country are funded really. it is too big for one political group for one group to rob fields of hundred million people the years of unaccountability on earth in the sizes some of the country's politics it's your beauty tipping point some say justice repression and luck of mimic full democracy have instilled a sense of despondency this year because of ruling coalition the e.p.a. of the f.
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is expected to meet within days to choose a successor to highly. but the stakes are high and joslyn for the premiership intense what about the coalition decides who will have a huge impact on how ethiopia is governed mohammed i don't i'll just. students from the school in florida where seventeen people were shot dead on wednesday have been among those holding a protest rally to demand tighter gun control a teenager who's been charged with the murders is a former student at a high school and police say was able to buy weapons legally one survivor of the shooting had a message for president trump. here right. thank you. was that. he was. taking. place. meanwhile pressure is mounting on the director of the f.b.i.
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to resign after the agency admitted it failed to act on a warning about the suspected gunman someone close to nicholas cruz called an f.b.i. tip line back in january to warn that he had a gun and wanted to kill has now been charged with seventeen counts of premeditated murder but when asked washington d.c. is just on who's the national security correspondent for newsweek thanks very much for being with us so the f.b.i. has admitted that it didn't act on the on the the tip offs what should the procedure have been. well the procedure was dropped someone didn't relayer call anyone who's dealt with the credit reporting agency or the cable company knows that these things happened it was a human error but furthermore i think that the attention to what the f.b.i. did or didn't do is really misplaced here the local police were very familiar with mr cruz and many answered many calls and complains to where he was living the f.b.i.
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investigates federal crimes was mr cruz committing a federal crime or plotting to create a federal crime no he was not so although the f.b.i. screwed up big time absolutely i think that focusing on ed and especially the partisan attacks on f.b.i. director ray are really misplaced and he has been also was on his knee i mean how likely is it that it will go that far he's not going to resign over this these attacks are designed to undermine further undermine the f.b.i. which is a lead investigating agency. connections between the trump administration and russian interference in the two thousand and sixteen elections and that's where these complaints are coming from they're all coming from republicans who want to further undermine the authority of the f.b.i. that's what this is all about the f.b.i. does not have a jurisdiction in the school shootings that's a local police matter furthermore it seems to me the question should be raised about why teenagers are able to buy assault weapons or anyone able to buy an
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assault weapon and in the meantime though i suppose that the f.b.i. as you mentioned has been under pressure not just from other republicans but also from the top from president trump has talked in the past in december about the their reputation being in taxes in the west in history and how difficult is it to be in the f.b.i. these days with those kind of in a climate of being attacked given that they they do i suppose have to try and keep people safe. all right lauren that's a very good question and the president is the top republican in the republicans in the congress and in the state houses the governorships are falling in line with his drive to discredit the f.b.i. and these attacks are having unfortunately a lot of success f.b.i. agents have complained and some have told me that people who are their friends and close acquaintances are asking them if the f.b.i. leadership is tainted by liberal bias which is pretty extraordinary i've been
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covering the f.b.i. and law enforcement for about forty years and i can tell you the vast majority i would say ninety percent of f.b.i. agents and law enforcement people i've talked to over the years have been republicans or conservative democrats but the trouble is that the trip from campaign against the f.b.i. is being a very effective and it's hurting morale and what about the effect on people actually reporting something i said in this case it wasn't necessarily their jurisdiction to to do to deal with this but they have admitted that they didn't want to have been passed on what about that if there is a climate of criticism of the f.b.i. or people less likely to ring in with tips on something that could be actually quite important. well you can you can be sure that if. this cruz fellow had an arab then. or was talking about committing a terrorist act the f.b.i.
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would have been all over because that's the highest priority the f.b.i. has right now in school and someone who's threatening to shoot up the school is not going to gain the higher attention of the f.b.i. to start with but that's not to take the f.b.i. off the hook in this particular matter. someone took the call and failed to notify miami the miami office of the f.b.i. and nothing was done despite mr cruz having an extensive reaction stench of extensive history of violent. public expressions and aberrant behavior disruptive behavior in school so this was a big big miss if you want to point the finger at somebody point thinker at local police but it's also a larger problem of the community a lot of american communities are just facing a tsunami of motional distress over lost jobs or
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break ups of family and so on this is a national trauma that's going on here and we can't look to the f.b.i. to solve that we have to look to within ourselves in our local organizations schools churches other places of worship. and neighbors just on thank you very much indeed. thank you thank you lauren. do stay with us on the news hour seven years on from the libyan revolution that toppled moammar gadhafi we ask how the lives of ordinary people have been affected . mexico's government comes under pressure to raise the minimum wage which is less than five dollars a day. just one hundredth of a second i mean the difference between so when gold on the slopes carol have all your news.
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hello and welcome back and i'll take a look at weather conditions across europe first of all and as we head through sunday we should see some heavy snowfall across the outer grants are dying away as i head further towards the east some rain across northern parts of italy flow coming in from north of to temperatures around freezing there across parts of poland through into ukraine of seeing moscow staying subzero further towards the west where the conditions not looking too bad rowsley quiet highs of ten there in london heading into monday we've got more rain around the bay of biscay into western parts of france our beer in potential looking to about there fourteen in madrid still some rain around parts of italy through the adriatic into the balkans and temperatures still subzero across those eastern areas on the other side of the mediterranean we're going to see a general improvement in conditions i think across more eastern areas the strong winds graci dying away further towards the west as low pressure in the mediterranean so coastal parts on syria and chin is it will see the risk of showers
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during the course of sunday monday it may become a little bit drier and brighter slides down into central parts of africa some heavy showers likely for the bomb but for the north and west germany not looking too bad the ship still a fair amount of sunshine around the risk of showers is generally increasing but i think our current governor should be generally dry with highs of thirty one. the benefit of people. who witness documentaries that open your eyes. at this time on al-jazeera. we hear to jerusalem bureau coverage israeli palestinian affairs we cover the story
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with a lot of intimate knowledge we covered it with that we don't dip in and out of this story we have presence here all the time apart from being a tremendous source a very important to give journalist the story very well before going into the fields covering the united nations and global diplomacy for al-jazeera english is pretty incredible this is where talks happen and what happens there matters. of the top stories. for israeli soldiers have been wounded too seriously in an explosion on the israeli border with gaza in response to israel's military strike
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an observer observation post in the southern gaza strip. russian's foreign minister has dismissed the indictment of thirteen russian citizens for interfering in the us elections speaking at a security conference in munich sergey lavrov said there may be facts to back up the claims. the body of zimbabwe's opposition leader morgan tsvangirai has been repatriated from south africa he died on wednesday after battling conan can. so. the body of a filipino maid who was found in a freezer in kuwait has been returned to manila a death strained relations between the philippines and kuwait with president reagan to tatty ordering the repatriation of thousands of filipino workers and banning further deployment there some is a done has the reaction from kuwait city. praying for closure church service isn't quite spare a prayer for joining the demo fellas maria can a two spares a thought for the domestic worker whose body was found in
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a freezer authorities are still looking for the suspect a lebanese national i'm afraid me. if we. can a knows all about the life of a domestic worker she's worked as one for more than eighty years she says some face abuse but it's not typical. the me i knew were like my sister the philippine government reacted strongly to his death banning its citizens from coming to kuwait for work it later issued a clarification exempting those who already have jobs here about the initial announcement never the last century through the country. for many filipinos a job in the gulf is a lifeline for extended families some my space and the life and i. don't have they don't get that. good at math from. philippine authorities however say complaints of abuse compelled them to take
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action we have. five thousand five thousand eight. hundred complaints of abuse last year. including treatment sexual harassment and rape you hear the philippine ban on allowing new workers to go to kuwait is a problem for you can now only after over a decade in kuwait van jones a restaurant and money exchange businesses she needs to expand her work force the president's ban she says is holding her back. in some of my stuff was one of the game here this is really very very big problem for us the officials are critical to of the ban they concede it might be necessary to. view some measures like the ability of sponsors to hold migrant workers passports however they say the philippine president's statements have only complicated the situation but the moment. the ban was ordered for domestic reasons it's
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a clear there are also other reasons for such an escalation in joules but we are also one of the evils. of the congregation sings for their community to be delivered from the devil the devil of abuse and the devil of hasty government decisions sami's a than al-jazeera kuwait. course of ns have been celebrating the tenth anniversary of the country's declaration of independence a break from serbia came after years of conflict it came fountains of lives under simmons reports with capital pristina this is a landmark event and it certainly concentrated political minds on the vexed question of if and when serbia will fully recognize kosovo paving its way to membership of the european union and also opening the door eventually to kosovo joining the e.u. with the celebrations for this event there has been underlying sadness particularly
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over atrocities from the past and warm in particular in this village. it's a war he's grown used to over the years. still can't comprehend why he lived and his brother died no other men had been fighters they were kosovar albanian and that was a death sentence for those buried here young and old. this happened within the reach of unarmed european observers but the serbs blocked their access roma shabani and others had been rounded up in this yard. to stop or to talk to him or her as you can see first of all they threw grenades and opened fire on the house people were screaming especially the kids i was laid out and beaten just here then we were ordered to leave in that direction with our hands behind our heads. like the others run or follow directions coming up here stopping
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to light a cigarette and then hearing shooting he ran in that direction and the rest had come along here and they'd fallen into a trap they call this the red trail paint marks the spots where blood stains belongings and foreign bodies had been found. and it was all exposed by this figure from what i personally saw i do not hesitate to describe the event as a massacre obviously a crime very much against humanity william walker's words started a diplomatic trail leading to nato's intervention the bombing of serbian military targets and there were civilian casualties back at rates check this young man believes the conflict was worth it but byron hire a z who was six when his eighteen year old brother was shot dead says many of kosovo's leaders a noun neglecting his village and others like it. if we compare rhetorics
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contribution to the cost of postage i think the authorities have not paid off our sacrifice so many young people attend university degrees only to be unemployed they cannot make development to stifle every hyson our village has a person who's migrated to support their family it's the view of many kosovar albanians ten years of independence hasn't carried with it good fortune for all. and so as the celebrations continue the number of positives in this young country are numerous but that much but the number of negatives there may be a four percent growth rate the highest in the region but unemployment for the use stands at around sixty percent and a half of the population is under twenty five add to that concerns about corruption and a whole host of other issues and there was a lot of thought about the future because of. thousands of people from an
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indigenous forest community in kenya are accusing the government of forcefully evicting them from their ancestral land and been targets of violence and threats kenya forest service catherine sawyer has more from western kenya. this is amber boot forest in western kenya it's part of a large ecosystem called the chairing on the heels forest one of the most important water catchment areas in the country and a source of livelihood to millions of people downstream yet look at this century old trees are recently set on fire it's not clear by whom but forest warden say thousands of acres of the forest have over the years been destroyed by people living here illegally grazing bombing logging and binding charcoal streams that supply water to lakes and rivers are running dry and it's become a hideout for cattle fields but in this forest also leaves the scent where
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community traditionally the hunters gather us and they say ember books is their ancestral home they are keeping huge hundreds of life stock car truck sometimes even goats and goats are not allowed in the forest by law the farming we are seeing and cautious. listed thomas has refused to leave she says her house was banned down by forest guards in december now she spends her days hiding from them alyssa tells us this place keeps her safe from forest guards and raiders from a rival community during the day she cooks here that night she used everything space to sleep she says it keeps how warm but obviously it doesn't protect her from the rain the rainy season is about to start and many more people deep inside the forest also living rough in crevices and other open spaces after their homes are destroyed i have six children who are now staying with a neighbor outside the forest if i leave my animals here will be stolen what's
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going on in amber boot puts to focus the delicate balance of conserving their environment and protecting the rights of indigenous communities. last year they'll get another forest community one a landmark case of the african court and human and people's rights judges ruled they had the rights to leave in and help conserve another important water tower the mile forest forced evictions are not a right or in polls are people. it's in the context of across a racial divide like this is what i i mean by human rights there is the force of armor protection something where families were compensated by the state in twenty fifteen to pull you into really move out but they now see the money was not enough to buy land police the town says her family got nothing and social state puts and protects her cattle no matter the consequences catherine saudi oil jazeera and book
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forest west in kenya is the seventh anniversary of the libyan revolution which toppled moammar gadhafi from power well many people say it's led to much change ongoing political division is still taking its toll on the lives of many libyans whatever ahead reports from the capital tripoli. does not enjoy his business as he once did in the old days he says when the financial situation was a staple in libya he used to have fourteen will close in his shop but not now and the coppersmith hardly gets any orders to make anything new or have the where and sometimes we work it for a whole day and end up with always nothing in our pockets many clients have not come to pick up the pieces several months because of lack of money libyans have been through a lot over the past seven years two competing bases of power dozens of rival groups and conflict and consequently
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a financial crisis but some here say they have not lost their faith in the revolution and are hoping for change while others say they're disappointed. since twenty eleven many libyans celebrated the anniversary of the seventeenth of february revolution but the country has a slipped into chaos zakaria it took part in the twenty a live in protests he says he does not trust politicians. all the politicians have shown their true faces which they hid before the fall of the gadhafi regime they would rather take from the state than give to it. others take a different view noted dean says he travels from the united states to libya every year to share the ok zhen with his friends and former neighbors he says things are better now than before the revolution before it was very difficult to come back to
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go to the airport today immigration you know and all that stuff now there's an. economy in leave you know a freely but the situation looks a bleak on the ground prices for every day goods have risen the markets have taken a tumble and the libyan dinar has lost much of its value. the political division has led to a divide between the economic and security institutions the state has become so weak it's unable to control its own resources or your live in use are the backbone of libya's income and oil production dropped significantly between twenty thirteen and twenty sixteen when four major oil ports were blockaded by a militia. nobody is proud his profession is part of libya's heritage but he fears if there is no solution to the country's economic crisis crafts like his might fade away. tripoli yemen is facing
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a new health crisis after already dealing with on an unprecedented scale and a cholera epidemic many are now dying from what could be bird flu and hospitals are critically short of resources. reports. it's exactly what yemen's already overloaded medical teams didn't want to hear a new outbreak of disease a growing number of people have died with symptoms similar to bird flu and doctors say dozens more could be infected. and of our sort of was that when these patients arrived they had influenza symptoms like breathing difficulties and acute respiratory failure they also had a high fever and identifying the disease is challenging the doctors are treating more patients with fewer resources standard supplies and testing kits have become a luxury. how the in these cases raise a red flag they match a twenty in one some dislike fever intensive coughing and he thinks the ministry of
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health hasn't been able to confirm this since last year lamps don't have the supplies to test this. the country is already dealing with one of the worst ever outbreaks of cholera the international committee of the red cross says there are more than one million suspected cases and about eighty percent of yemen lacks proper access to food clean water and health care cases of bird flu would only add to the crisis if we add to this formula. more preventable diseases then we are we are facing an extremely difficult got dustoff a problem in yemen it's a find doctors deal with on a regular basis. yemen's three year were has made already dire conditions of disease and hunger even more difficult to combat we have more than twenty men women and children who die every day from preventable diseases why the why does that
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happen because more than fifty percent of the health centers and hospitals in yemen today do not function anymore there are small finds of progress in january the un allocated. fifty million dollars to support yemen's humanitarian response some ports have all been allowing for the delivery of food supplies. the country's hospitals desperately need for many the help has arrived too late for others there is still some hope. how does either. nearly seventy organizations are calling on the into american commission of human rights to force mexico to raise its minimum wage they say the current rate of less than five dollars a day condemns millions to a life of poverty but even those not living on the lower salaries are struggling to afford basic products as john heilemann found in mexico city. leon
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has always tried to work with a smile on her face but like many mexicans she lives almost on the breadline the job buying and selling clothes in the local market often doesn't pay enough to feed her family for good luck on me that that was the same point that a meal here costs just under three dollars and i just ate half of it and saved the other part for the next day to save on costs that the new official start showed that four out of ten minutes can see don't earn enough even to buy basic food stuffs last year's record inflation combined with the country's long stagnant salaries have left many families unable to cope with the unexpected learned inappropriate oh my goodness forbid in from getting sick because it costs money i have to have a special diet for my diabetes which costs even more. bits conspiring power began to nosedive more than a decade ago and has never recovered the mits can government posted this month that the economy's enjoyed five years of constant growth but that doesn't seem to have
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filtered down independent statistics show that the ten richest mexicans have the same amount of money as the sixty million poorest. countries on course to have the second lowest minimum wage in latin america and your time says that less than five dollars a day it's so low it's unconstitutional it's urging the intermarriage can court of human rights to rule in favor of an increase but oxfam's head of research says that the roots of the problem also have to be addressed why weight is so low the strategy of the government. has been to montagne low wages in order to continue to attract foreign investment we need to stop competing with order markets by offering low wages we need to change that mindset in order to.
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cascade. the fruits of globalization. that's a steep challenge for a country which is struggle to balance creating jobs with ensuring they pay enough for people to enjoy a decent life old. john hoeven and is it a miscue city. still to come on the program it's tough on the snow for some competitors that they rally have sweet joe we'll have all the details coming up in sports. monitored truck quantified i'm valued to see. the new car for up and your data your identity is a commodity and we have to understand where i'm from or come from our sleep it's time to reclaim our cyber so we have to put in them a something that cannot be sold we are creators we are artists we are. give us
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back our data at this time on a zero it was always telling you how famous he was going to make it that's how he presented hello my name without manchester city's northwest representatives can a. teacher who. actually do remember that we had the special meeting about the nail and he said no. that's not the heart of it and you immediately this is a cover up in a piece on the mainland city yet al-jazeera investigation. of silence this time. for.
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so. so. so will the actions of china has bases for us. loren thank you it's been a busy day of action at the winter olympics the nine medal events taking place in pyongyang that included a historic gold for japanese figure skating series can you shares that before has more. you zero one you haven't competed for three months because of an ankle injury but after record school in the short program another stunning performance in the free skate secured gold he's the first male figure skater to defend in the olympic title in sixty six years. great britain's lizzy yarnold became the first skeleton that week to win back to back golds while poland's kamil stock also retained his key jumping logical title. there was a shock in the woman's super g.
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still a disco one gold by one hundredth of a second on a pair of mckayla shipman's all species while lindsey vonn missed out on the medals . and a surprise in the slopestyle to sarah hopeful and won it with none of the world's top ten making the podium i didn't just wake up this morning and think that i was going to win the olympics so you know i just wanted to get through the finals and have fun and there are so many better girls than me out on the field so. i definitely didn't think i was even going to i didn't think i belonged in the top three and more history was made n.p.r. chang as marriage be organ led norway to victory in the woman's four by five kilometer relate with thirteen medals she's now the joint most decorated winter olympians of all time she has a gun for all just zero. the organs gold took norway's total medal haul to twenty two but it's still germany who took the table at this halfway mark of the games with nine gold the netherlands are in third with canada and the united states
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rounding out the top five while host south korea won their third medal of the games in speedskating to take them up to mine in the table the united states suffered a blow earlier as their men's ice hockey team lost a four nothing to the olympic athletes from russia and canada were also defeated for the first time in eighteen years at an olympics going down three two in a shootout to the czech republic no players from the n.h.l. are competing in pyung chang after league officials failed to reach an agreement for them to do so. but the olympics is not just about who wins medals for many of the athletes a podium finish is a distant dream just finishing a race is their dream come true like mexican cross country ski or german mad razzo who was twenty six minutes behind the gold medalist coming in dead last on friday he staggered home waving the mexican flag and was greeted by some of his rival competitors but for the forty three year old who only started skiing
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a year ago if filled a lifelong ambition to become the limpin and he perfectly in capsulated spirit. i'm in love with cross country skiing this board has given me so much joy it's given me this march. completely in love and awarded to cross-country skiing and i just wish that i could ski of about eighty years old. a day on from securing his return to the top of the world rankings roger federer has reached the final of the rotterdam well tennis tournament the swiss who be the oldest number one in tennis history at thirty six when the rankings are released on monday defeated andrea seppi in straight sets six three seven six. title. someday. federal world number five record dimitroff final vote garion might be feeling a little guilty after his progress came when opponent funk was forced to retire from the semifinal with a serious i injury was attempting to return
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a powerful full hand from dimitroff when the ball deflected off his racket and hit him in the left eye. women's world no one caroline version akki has lost in the semifinals of the cattle open for twice served for the match against patrick fitz of a buck fifty for held her nerve to close out the three six seven six seven five win in just over two and a half hours since the czechs twelve straight match victory after winning the same piece title earlier this month show now playing at being a bit in sunday's showpiece. barcelona of extended their own beaten run in spain's a league of they've gone thirty one matches without a loss in the top flight a mark that they've achieved only once before back in two thousand and eleven it came as barcelona beat able to mill with goals from luis suarez and jordi alba that win puts barcelona ten points clear of second place atletico who play on sunday
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remember the cocher double has earned manchester united a place in the quarter finals of the english f.a. cup they beat how does fielding will next face brighton who came through their match at coventry. three one southampton also beat west brom in the to meet the last eight but swanzy face a third consecutive replay being held to a goal straw at sheffield wednesday is the reality and really with a really they will have a new grandmother i have another opportunity to go to next stage again we are playing i said before and they will say i will continue to say to save in this competition will play where i play underdogs in this competition not because you are weak weaker than the other the openings but because our main competition is the premier terry novell will take a lead of more than twenty seconds into the final day of the rally of sweden on sunday. even after that incredibly lucky escape he safely negotiated his way through saturday stages to sit ahead of craig green in the standings ahead conditions along the reprieve too much for some of his rivals several cars hit the
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snow banks and some needed help from the spectators to come back out on the tracks . and that is all useful for now but to lauren in london. i should mention a quick reminder can always catch up any time with our website address for that is here dot com that's it from a first news hour with back in a minute with another form of the news extortion.
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my treasure. conservation is helping to recover its snow leopard population to see the results i traveled up to the remote nature reserve of saudi chat at a touch camera traps have identified a healthy population of up to twenty snow leopards as the technology improves we're finding all these ways in which our guesses are are getting corrected the latest evidence suggests there are more cats than previously acknowledged but the snow leopard trust believes it's premature to downgrade the cats on the international
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least of threatened species. these explosions were not and. these nuclear bombs were experiments by the soviet union. to the cause that people who lived in the vicinity the motives might be little difference. rewind silent. at this time amount to zero. four israeli soldiers are injured in an explosion on the border with gaza israel launches ass trikes in response. and their entire lives is live from london also coming up russia dismisses the
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