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that's one quick solution trafficking on al-jazeera. the rebels say the u.n. has agreed to help move the critically injured a rod for treatment. as are seeking this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up at least a dozen killed and thousands displaced in the philippines as the years strongest storm batters the northern coast. celebrations in ethiopia as the government's peace moves are lound leaders of a banned opposition party to return home and. three to one.
a super cool mission nasa launches a satellite to track the loss of ice around the world. it's. hello we begin in yemen where the hooty rebels say the united nations has agreed to help get injured people out of the war torn country they say a memorandum of understanding was signed at talks with u.n. officials in oman but the saudi led coalition fighting in yemen has not commented on the agreement last week talks meant to take place between the saudi backed yemen government and who the rebels in geneva collapsed before they even began andrew symonds has been monitoring the conflict from across the red sea in djibouti. this announcement comes from the who theory rebels and it could amount to a potential breakthrough following on from the failure to get the delegation from the who it is to geneva more than a week ago they've been in the yemeni capital muscat meeting u.n.
officials including martin griffiths the u.n. special envoy now what they're saying and they've published a picture of lease ground they signing a document which they who things say amounts to a memorandum of understanding they say the hoot is that they have gotten agreement to transport a number of injured people to amman over a period of six months for treatment for serious injuries on the battlefield the syrian government says it's intercepted israeli missiles fired at the mascot's airport state t.v. ad this video claiming to show air defenses at work israel has neither confirmed nor denied the report it says it carried out more than two hundred attacks though against iranian targets in syria in the last two years in the philippines at least twelve people have been killed by this year's most powerful typhoon mangle it has
weakened slightly after it made landfall on the largest island of luzon in the early hours of saturday it's left a trail of destruction in the northern ca guyin province jimmy duggan is there. a food bank arrived just as predicted this is what its force pounding over most of northern luzon the early hours saw power and phone lines cut off in the ghetto city in calgary and province. incessant rains and strong winds crippled many of the operations planned by emergency teams. but the destruction here is nothing compared to what we saw when we ventured out of the city. throughout rural communities we saw homes and farmland destroyed access into these remote areas is difficult which means eight may be slow to arrive to. like so many places here the town of bugout bore the brunt of the typhoon spirit marine
commanders say many people here lost their homes. on. property and with crops in the power lines so we expect that be. over soon people here tell us they were aware of the forced evacuation order by the government but following it is easier said than done that is because often their homes and their livelihoods are just in one place and this is all what they've got these are their lives possessions they went through something similar already two years ago a super typhoon hit their community and they've barely recovered julio salah says her small cafeteria was your only means to support your family now it's gone. it really hurts us we don't know where to begin and everything happened so fast and now my business is gong the destruction is similar all across luzon the largest
island in the philippines the majority of typhoon victims are from small farming communities the impact has yet to be fully assessed and the cost counted. the philippine government says efforts to help are will and do we but from past experience filipinos know it's never enough the barely had much space for the thai food and now they have even less. similarly look at al-jazeera arabic out of the province in order to defeat. a typhoon manhunt is now affecting hong kong as it moves towards a southern china hong kong government says the storm poses a via threat to the territory and people have stocked up on food and supplies it's a major airline cathay pacific has one travellers to expect up to four hundred cancelled flights over the next three days. and in the u.s.
the marines the coast guard and volunteers are rescuing scores of people trapped off the tropical storm florence slammed into the state of north carolina on friday eleven people are confirmed dead and the state is now bracing for what could be the next stage widespread and potentially catastrophic flooding christine salumi reports from fayetteville north carolina florence arrived in the carolinas and like an unwanted guest refused to leave the storm continues to pound both states with brain swelling rivers you know it's somebody said the other day a slight reinstall but turtle this thing will not move up the coast to a nice get out of the way we continue to just get copious amounts of rain the rescue of trapped residents continued in new bern north carolina a city that sits on a peninsula between two rivers residents elsewhere are being warned not to get complacent the risk of catastrophic flooding and mudslides remains remember most storm deaths occur from drowning in fresh water often in cars. don't
drive. on moving water emergency management is sharing flood projections for the local officials if they tell you to evacuated please do so immediately you can save your life the national weather service says more than fifty centimeters of rain have fallen in some areas with more to come this is one major source of concern the cape fear river meteorologists predict that it could reach blood levels as soon as sunday morning cresting two days later and the flood waters they could linger for weeks with businesses closed and close to a million people already without power some restless residents ventured outside to get a look i am a little surprised it is. it's different like i always wonder like how can they get there pretty high for now there's not much they can do but watch and wait kristen salumi al-jazeera fayetteville north carolina
a flooding in eastern sudan has displaced more than five thousand people in destroying sixty five thousand acres of farmland worst affected area is my father in the state of the daughter dozens of villages are submerged and many people haven't been able to find shelter the members of an organization once banned in ethiopia have been given a hero's welcome on their return home diorama liberation front leader that would fifteen hundred fighters return to ad is abba after twenty eight twenty six years in exile it's part of the government's new patient initiatives mohammed vaal has more. to do been called in each european cup for the. supporters of the british and from wellcome leader. after years in exile in a body ready to be out on fifteen hundred or in a fight has accompanied him among the welcoming party general secretary big hit in
despite his condition. the fact that mr doubt and his are fighters that have been. rival like in history in for the past twenty six twenty seven years i don't know how well. heroes this saves a lot about. in this very short that all. of them are just ethnic group each opiate but for decades they've been complaining of the look of marginalization only british and french says it represents the aspirations of the almost people it's militants took up arms against the central government for years they described the former regime. as it oppressive and demanded self-determination for the oromo the oil f's been banned for years live up to the top of a spoken by the open government in july if you know piers newly elected prime
minister ahmed granted an amnesty to all dissidents if they denounced violence and agree to talks involving government leaders from the ethnic to the political situation remains volatile there were violent confrontations earlier this week provoked by internal rivalries some fear groups that have seen them longstanding status undermined by the political changes are determined to disrupt any form process. for the leaders of the aroma liberation front of the latest opposition members to return home a week ago leaders of gin bought seven returned after more than ten years in x.l. when their party was outlawed the gin bought along with the o l n and the organ then national liberation front had been on the government's terror list for years but in july a parliament voted to remove them in the new prime minister abbey aliment invited them to come back and take part in the country's politics prime minister has acknowledged ethiopia has no option but to pursue multi-party democracy or jar
mohammed is executive director at media network he says the return of the l.f. marks a milestone for the country. a historic day indeed of almost fifty years of struggle in the being followed some forty years ago come home. about four million people attended today's event yesterday other reason is a little more it in the american protest into the last four years have been the primary cause of the jane they brought to the authoritarian government under the great war and where in the postal tradition to base even trolls cynical most don't what it was to learn the great consolation reconstruction in transition to democracy is the exact in time very special day you know i think integration is the only way forward now we are all prone to start who shown that the rules are how does the interest in transition in the country democracy in keeping the country
together this is the most hopeful time this country has ever since is. there is a lot of excitement i came back here a month ago. have been lost in the. optimism this country has is intoxicating there is negotiation there is no discussion go on all corners and the rules are showing that they can need this country they can lead it they can wage this war struggle they can take power and they can control responsibly they can transition the country to democracy yes almost not only in degree but they will in the unite this country for all right when we come back on al-jazeera a deadlock in iraq's parliament is finally broken but starmer still fear for the future of us. i'm lawrence lead in berlin where ten years after the financial crash the german economy continues to go from strength to strength but what cost to other
european countries. from the waves of the sounds. to the contours of the east. have toughened man could now gathering strength once again as it pushes out since to the south china sea as you can see the huge swathe of cloud coming back in the eye of the storm there that still clearly defined it will run very close to hong kong it'll be somewhere to the west of hong kong when it does make landfall but the out so bad certainly bring some really heavy rain across that southeastern corner of china and gradually pushing across much of southern china as we go through monday and on into tuesday eventually punching its way through into vietnam showers continue behind for a good part of the philippines for the here and now those showers well i tried all
the way across the good parts of india china back into central and northern parts of the philippines that's where the main weather action as you come further south is sloshy dry good deal of sunshine fair amount of fair weather cloud as well but the showers i will continue little further north as we go on through monday right the way up through cambodia all the way across into thailand joining up with the showers that you see across the andaman sea into the bios being a whole lot of the showers continue to the northeast of india into bangladesh as well for a good part of interest last you try one of two shower was to the west. there with sponsored by the time and place. overthrown and exiled they point to ghana saying if you all don't miss me show you an intimate film about the struggle of the elected leader of madagascar to return to his country and reinstate his presidency he knows that the true restrictions and we do not think he
is the only true change against return of the president on al-jazeera. well again you're watching al-jazeera a reminder of our top stories the. rebels in yemen say the united nations has agreed to transport critically ill people out of the country they say a memorandum of understanding was signed talks with u.n. officials in amman the saudi led coalition fighting there has not commented on the agreement. and this year's most powerful typhoon has killed at least twelve people
in the philippines eighty seven thousand have been evacuated from high risk zones typhoon manhood is now headed toward southern china. members of the roma liberation front an organization once banned in ethiopia have been given a hero's welcome on their return home group's leader that would be absurd and fifteen hundred fighters return to add is added after twenty six years in exile. a wonder the government has released two thousand prisoners among them opposition leader victoire beauty who was sentenced to fifteen years behind bars in two thousand and thirteen for terrorism offenses she'd been in detention since two thousand and ten when she ran against a poor could gummi in the presidential election she was charged and convicted with planning to overthrow the government and downplaying the rwandan genocide supporters say the case was politically motivated eight hundred thousand tutsis
rwanda's second largest ethnic group were killed in the one nine hundred ninety four genocide by the hutu majority in the beer said that many hutus also died protecting tutsis she wanted them remembered on a genocidal moral. i feel i tanks see if anybody was supposed to me andy thanks to the president who gave me disability. to ask him if it isn't possible to load is also other politica prison will stay here because if you see in the dead election of or counted today you see that to take action where day there is a hope that today it is see the opening of the political space. iraqis could finally be getting a working parliament on saturday m.p.'s elected a new speaker ending months of political deadlock following may's election but concern is growing that control of iraq's politics may be swing towards pro iranian
parties robertson reports from baghdad. after months of political deadlock since the last election iraq's parliament may be growing into gear m.p.'s have finally elected a new speaker of the house he's mohamad a sunni muslim with strong support from the parliament's pro around the shia coalition and that they were aided you we need to unify our efforts some members of parliament can reach political consensus and choose our government capable of facing the serious security and economic challenges ahead other posts are expected to be filled soon including the president who will be kurdish according to political tradition he will ask the leader of the biggest parliamentary bloc to be prime minister and to form a cabinet there are three main blocs to choose from the pro iran shia coalition headed by former prime minister nouri al maliki and how the other merely who's head of the fetter bloc the umbrella body for shia armed fighters the pro-u.s.
bloc of prime minister high that all about and the iraqi nationalist bloc led by the influential shia cleric knocked out al assad or he won a majority in the may elections but the result wasn't accepted by the rest of the parties there are two countries who are going to be very interested in what happens in iraq it's called iran and the united states it's well known that iran has a lot of influence in iraq's politics and in its daily life but in recent days there's been a backlash against the level of that influence the u.s. has supported by mr hyde at all about it because he is in his turn pro united states but also because the u.s. sees him as a moderate the can pull together a fractious iraqi government. if however high they're all about he loses his power . within the iraqi government it may come that the us too loses its influence in iraq. and the government riots recently in basra were directed at politicians
including prime minister buddy protesters in the oil rich south blamed political corruption and negligence for failing to provide jobs as well as the collapse of the water and electricity supply lines. the offices of local shia armed groups backed by iran were set on fire but of. iran has been pushing for a consensus to choose the speaker and his two deputies that would guarantee its interests in iraq the u.s. wants an independent iraqi government and a stable political process away from iran's influence there is an apparent conflict of interests between iran and the u.s. over iraq's political future iraq's political problems are far from over but the apartment of a house speaker is a step towards a solution rob matheson al-jazeera baghdad a greece's largest refugee camp is facing closure at the end of the month public health officials describe the conditions. as unsafe and have set
a deadline to clean it up johnson roughness met some of those staying in. this is a bus room in morea camp there's a laboratory for every seventy two people and the water doesn't always run the streets between the tents and housing units smell of fetid waste water this iranian woman shares a tent with an afghan family and gives the children lessons in farsi since there is no education for some three thousand children in the camp the government provides one doctor for moreas nine thousand residents but doctors without borders have set up a surgery outside the camp for women and children the government could move sick and vulnerable populations off the island but this year hasn't done so we had a must of them. netiquette that that part of the problems. that have been problems. what he had even when they have betty some months
ago a medical report from the us be that because they need the remove and in the tent city beside the official camp the aid group movement on the ground has built terracing and drainage and provided wife and elektra city but new arrivals are spilling beyond this into the olive groves surgeries can provide them with only a top pole and the rope about twenty thousand asylum applicants have arrived on greek shows this year all of them forced to remain on stage in islands while their applications are processed at the moment new arrivals are looking at waiting periods of fourteen months before their first interview because like others here this afghan family has stripped all of trees to cook forced to forage refugees create problems for local farmers one of them shows me his company tree workshop looted and burned his house was stripped of plywood refugees used for shelter he no longer picks the olives that used to give him half his income and. i come every day
and i catch them inside i call the police there's nothing they can do. greece cannot protect us greece is like a vineyard without a fence but the refugees don't want this any more than he does allissa job is here because the taliban nearly killed him he just wants to finish his degree in psychology this country don't anything. we don't want hot water we don't want anything we don't want their food we just want to let us leave if i could live this camp to be ok you know if i could find a job for you could could the rent a house ok no problem. living on the jungle the scorpions yet this is the foreseeable future for us and eleven thousand refugees on the island. was the leader of south americas regional block says he's not ruling out military intervention to overthrow venezuela's
president at least one and a half million people have fled political and economic crisis there and let's that's led to some venezuelans coming up with novel ways to make use of their failed currency asunder and kitty has more from on the colombia venezuela border. so often it's very difficult to explain just how far and how deep has the venezuelan economy fallen and the international monetary fund sense that by the end of the year inflation there could reach a million percent but what does it all mean one example is right here on the border with colombia this is the quest for family and what they have here is real business will earn money but this is so worthless that they're literally sowing it. with it they're making bags and wallets that they sell for pesos on the streets of colombia but how much was one of these bills works just five years ago when. it
was these bills five years ago. feed a family with you know nobody because they have no value they're actually quite impressively made they sell from three to seven dollars and the crisper family says the program has come to this to make ends meet all the countries hit by the two thousand and eight financial crisis germany has managed to stick on a me better than most the critics accuse it of being too strong pushing policies that wrecked other european economies largely reports. in the corridors of power in berlin there are reasons to be cheerful ten years ago the german economy was so well insulated that the big crash was never going to cause a crisis so much has changed in other european countries but not here in the first six months of this year alone the german economy around a budget surplus of over fifty billion dollars that's almost three percent of
germany's gross domestic product or any wealth it's the kind of figure that makes other countries either extremely jealous or absolutely furious it was the german government that demanded after the bank started to fall that the european commission impose new rules on countries like greece forcing them to adopt a hugely destructive tax raising powers in return for bailouts and loans a decade on stagnant economy is in huge unemployment levels of what's left the proceeds went to the banks not the people many economists hold germany directly responsible for bankrupting greece it is very anti democratic approach that is something that gives assurance to general politicians that there are rules and that they can be here too and that things will work out but then i think that kind of comfort is illusion it is defense germany would argue that if other countries have behaved in the right way in the first place then the wouldn't have been a problem most of the political class here bears few regrets about driving policies
which proved so controversial no absolutely not i think that was the only way the fact that we are successful in all these countries shows that this was the right way and it's like in the it's like in the private sphere. if you don't half there you are a free man and if you have have debt you have to listen to the persons who gave you the money. the one area which germany has suffered from. in recent years has been the rise of far right populism born partly from economics in poor areas but also from anger towards chancellor merkel's generous asylum policies for refugees this week though the german government announced it was devoting billions of euros to tackle long term unemployment a certain way of diffusing anger germany is able to make these choices in ways
others can only dream about lawrence li al jazeera but in. an advanced space lasers been blasted into orbit with a cool mission to measure how much ice remains down here on earth it's a welcome success for the u.s. space agency nasa climate change are the climate change products were cancelled it will morgan has more three to one. nasa is calling its most advanced basically their launch on saturday i said to have ten thousand lights will are based on a billion dollar mission to find out how much of the earth's ice is melting as the climate of worms. i said it was all about measuring elevation and a natural question is how do you know you get the right answer or go out collect a reference data so i will be ready to compare and evaluate the green laser light from the satellite bounces off of this thing goes right back up to the satellite again super reflective so this things is up in data with out of others like i saw
two i said two is the first mission in nearly a decade that will be measuring ice levels its predecessor i set launched in two thousand and three operated for six years the new satellites will use an advanced laser and camera system known as atlas to measure how long it takes individual particles of light to leave the satellite bounce off earth and return these tests will be repeated four times a year providing scientists with a continuous record detailing changes in the ice its will also help them better understand the relationship between the melting ice sheets and the rising sea scientists have been warning for a number of years that the global average temperature is rising the four hottest years on record have been the last four and the constant reliance on fossil fuels for energy means levels of greenhouse gases continue to mount but the u.s. administration and the president donald trump seems intent on slashing projects
that aim to study and curb climate change. the i said to mission should last three years but has enough fuel to continue for ten if the mission managers decide to extend its life but that will depend not on the scientists but some politicians people morgan on to zero. and has of seeker in doha let's get a roundup of the top stories on al-jazeera the rebels in yemen say the u.n. has agreed to transport critically ill people out of the country they say a memorandum of understanding was signed at talks with u.n. officials in armaan but the saudi led coalition fighting the hooty s has not commented on the agreement and or simmons has been monitoring the conflict from just across the red sea in djibouti this announcement comes from the who three rebels and it could amount to a potential breakthrough following on from the failure to get the delegation from
the who it is to geneva more than a week ago they've been in the money capital muscat meeting u.n. officials including martin griffiths the u.n. special envoy they say though who says that they have gotten an agreement to transport a number of injured people to amman over a period of six months for treatment for serious injuries on the battlefield and this year's most powerful typhoon has killed at least twelve people in the philippines eighty seven thousand have been evacuated from high risk zones typhoon manhood is now headed towards southern china hong kong's government says the storm poses a severe threat to the territory people have been stocking up on food and supplies its biggest airline cathay pacific has want travelers to expect up to four hundred cancellations over the next three days. in the u.s. the marines the coast guard and volunteers are rescuing scores of people trapped after tropical storm florence slammed into the state of north carolina on friday
eleven people are confirmed dead and the state is now bracing for widespread flooding members of a prominent opposition group once banned in ethiopia have been given a hero's welcome on their return home the oromo liberation front leader tao would have signed fifteen hundred fighters return to ad is out of a after twenty six years in exile in rwanda the government has released two thousand prisoners among them opposition leader victoire india beery who was sentenced to fifteen years behind bars in twenty the teen for terrorism offenses she had been in detention since twenty ten those are the headlines says inside stories next.
the wrongs of its colonial past for the first time since the war of independence in algeria sixty years ago a french president admits freedom fighters were systematically. doesn't matter whether recognition of what he calls crimes against humanity change anything this is inside story. hello and welcome to the program. it's an admission of guilt that's been shrouded in secrecy and denial for a round sixty of this week french president knowledge for the first time the wall.
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