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but the trust believes it's premature to downgrade the kurds or the international list of threats of species. oh or. an attack on a military parade in iran as the country code emirates the start of its war with iraq several people have been killed. has i'm sick of this is edges there are live from dakar also coming up tanzania's president blames overloading and negligence for the lake victoria ferry disaster which killed at least one hundred sixty people. deadline extended the woman accusing donald trump's a us supreme court pick of sexual assault gets more time to negotiate the terms of her testimony. to blow hot. hot hot and
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protesting about bullet trains in hong kong why is the chinese government being blind. or least ten people are dead after gunmen attacked a military parade in southern iran that's according to the revolutionary guard. the iranian state news agency says twenty people were injured at the event in the city of the parade was being held to commemorate the iran iraq war which began in one thousand nine hundred it's not yet clear who is behind the attack. iran's foreign minister though has been tweeting about it he's blaming rival countries saying terrorists recruited trained armed and paid to by a foreign regime have attacked us children and journos among casualties iran holds
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regional terror sponsors and the u.s. masters accountable for such attacks iran will respond swiftly and decisively in defense of iranian lives well i have ours is the capital of the oil rich who's a stand province and home to one point three million people it's close to the iraq border and it had an active separatist movement during the mid two thousand and one of several cities where anti-government protests were held in recent months meanwhile the rance president has and rouhani says u.s. efforts to force him to change policies will be defeated the u.s. pulled out of the twenty fifteen iran nuclear deal earlier this year and reimposed economic sanctions on iran says he has no plans to end a missile development program despite demands from the u.s. . a tanzania's president is blaming overloading and negligence for the lake victoria ferry disaster and he's ordered police to arrest company managers the number of dead has risen to one hundred sixty with dozens more fear drowned when
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the ferry capsized on thursday now when has more from the ugandan side of lake victoria. the rescue operation resumed sunrise over on the tanzanian side of the lake and more than a dozen more bodies have been recovered tanzanian officials say they may not carry on for much longer there's almost no chance now of finding anyone else alive in the water and is only so long they can keep looking for an unknown number of missing people i wanted to say the boat was heavily overloaded with more than two hundred people on board and that's common here you can see on the here on the ugandan side some of the kind of boats that have been used in some of the boats here these wooden boats that run around the islands here and take people out fishing people here don't have a lot of money they need to get around to be able to trade in to survive in boat owners are also struggling to make a living so those boats do often end up very heavily laden and it's very common for families living around the lake shore to have lost relatives out on the water. lake
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victoria became a gravesite on says they are afternoon after a ferry capsized and sank when the ferry was coming to a stop people moved from one side to the other the way to keep the ferry over nearby vessels to divert it to assist. when you walk or we are here to rescue people if there's anyone alive with god's help we'll rescue them as for those who have died will get them out too for now we're concentrating on the rescue operation as you can see specialists have arrived passenger ferry sank just a few metres from the dock in the new career way district officials don't know the exact number of people missing person dispensing the tickets drowned and the machine recording the data hasn't been retrieved. some eyewitnesses say there were hundreds of people onboard. tanzania's president john magaw declared four days of mourning. but. made the souls of those who've passed on in the
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hands of god and those who are injured maybe he'll quickly i've decided to have four days for mourning as a nation to remember those who died on. lake victoria lies within tanzania kenya and uganda some of the deadliest accident have occurred in tanzania pattern your posts are sometimes old and dilapidated overloaded nine hundred ninety six one hundred people died when a passenger and cargo ferry sank in twenty eleven almost two hundred people died when a ferry capsized near zanzibar. waterways are always busy because they are crucial to people's livelihood. there's always activity along the shores of lake victoria any time of day or night people depend on the lake for their survival fisherman for fishing others for water transport and trade the people on the boat that capsized many of them are on their way home from
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a market when the boat it over but now it's more than a day since the boat capsized hopes of finding any survivors and now very slim malcolm webb al-jazeera port uganda rescuers are still searching for survivors in the philippines after a landslide in several province buried dozens of homes on thursday at least at least twenty nine people have been killed while forty two are feared buried under the rubble early reports said some of those traps had been tending text messages to their families. a woman accusing donald trump's u.s. supreme court pick of sexual assault has been given more time to negotiate the terms of her testimony christine blassie ford says brett kavanaugh assaulted her at a party in one thousand eight hundred two when they were in high school but kavanagh denies those allegations are white house correspondent kimberly how could reports. after days of surprising restraint u.s.
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president donald trump turned on christine blazin ford the woman whose testimony could to rail his supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh we have to fight for him not worry about the other side and by the way women are for that more than anybody would understand on twitter trump question ford story i have no doubt that if the attack on dr ford was as bad as she says charges would have been immediately filed with local law enforcement for it is a california professor at the center of an explosive allegation against kavanaugh from thirty six years ago she says that while in high school kavanagh sexually assaulted her at a party attempting to remove her bathing suit while holding his hand over her mouth and on behalf of them on friday more than six dozen women some of whom have known cavanagh since high school question ford sexual assault claim backing cavanagh as a person of honor integrity and
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a person of strong moral character kind and good natured a good man who is incapable of mistreating anyone but the final say will come from congress he was born for the u.s. supreme court he was born for. and it's going to happen democrats hope to delay it beyond the november congressional elections republicans are fighting to keep it on track fearing a democratic control of congress would derail the nomination can really help get al-jazeera the white house home only sloan is a partner with some of strategies a public affairs specializing in crisis management she says donald trump's approach could alienate a lot of voters in the wake of this need to year that we've been having how the committee treats christine blasi for it is particularly important in this what is being viewed as another beer of the woman election which is to say
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that the female electorate is incredibly important and they already don't like president trump and there is a big concern at how the senate gerri committee treats footboard the republicans on the committee it is entirely a male entirely male panel and there's a lot of concern that they can only go wrong here in how they treat her already with president trump's tweet today only made it a very important vote for him senator susan collins of maine who angrily retorted to the president's tweet and said that she didn't appreciate the way ford was being treated when when the president said that she should have said something years ago so there is our biggest issue and now there's also the question of how senator lisa murkowski got alaska another republican will vote and if lisa murkowski gives us in collins vote against against not a cabinet. of the u.s. deputy attorney general rod rosenstein has denied
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a newspaper report that says he discussed the ousting of president donald trump the new york times says he suggested secretly recording trump last year to expose the chaos in the white house rosenstein is overseeing the investigation into russian meddling in the twenty sixteen election he has dismissed the report as factually incorrect john hendren has more from washington. it was a blockbuster report the new york times is reporting that the deputy attorney general of the united states proposed secretly recording president donald trump in the white house that report also says that he had considered recruiting cabinet members to invoke the twenty fifth amendment to the us constitution that is the amendment that allows a majority of the cabinet to remove the president as being unfit for office rosenstein broad rosenstein the deputy attorney general being reported on there has called the new york times story inaccurate and factually incorrect he said he will not comment further but he said let me be clear about this based on my personal
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dealings with the president there is no basis to invoke the twenty fifth amendment the department of justice issued a statement confirming that he did in fact suggest taping the president in the white house but said that he did that sarcastically the new york times says it has confirmed that other people who were involved in those discussions confirmed that it was a serious suggestion and it said that rosenstein also suggested that other people within the f.b.i. tape the president now this happened at a time in the spring of two thousand and seventeen when rosenstein was new on the job and was reportedly upset that the president had used a memo he had written criticizing f.b.i. director james comey and his handling of the hillary clinton e-mail situation rosenstein was reportedly surprised that the president then use that as an excuse to fire komi many people have called especially republicans have called for the firing of rosenstein on the basis of this including former arkansas governor mike huckabee and a group called americans for limited government trump has been highly critical of
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rosenstein and sessions jeff sessions the attorney general of the united states who recused himself and that put rosenstein in charge of the robert mueller investigation into the trumpet ministration and its ties to russia and one final thing donald trump jr has now suggested on twitter we have a likely winner in the search for anonyma. that is the anonymous member of the trump administration who wrote in the new york times that a number of people in the administration are working to curb the president's more extreme impulses that would be another excuse for president donald trump to fire rosenstein if he thought that was true he could fire him on that basis for insubordination well still ahead on edge is it a british prime minister and hughes's easy leaders of failing to treat the u.k. with respect. and going to the movies again in yemen how some young people are reviving the culture despite the war.
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hello again good to have you back we're here in the pacific we are watching a tropical cyclone in the making that storm is increasing in intensity over the next few days we don't think that the philippines is going to see a direct impact but they will see an increase of clouds and rain as we go through the next couple of days but sunday for luzon really not looking too bad we're going to be seeing rain down here towards the southern part of the islands as we go towards monday though we do start to pick up some more clouds for the proximity of the storm coming but we do think that storm is either going to head towards taiwan or maybe the rico islands as we go into next week well for parts of australia we did see some rain for alice springs i was the first time in one hundred sixty days it broke a record there this little patch of clouds that's what caused the rain for alice springs is now making its way towards the east coast and so for brisbane and for sydney you can see those clouds passing through with maybe
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a slight chance of showers as well but we don't think it's going to be too heavy at any time soon and then for monday things get fairly dry across much of the area we don't expect to see too much in terms of rain but for adelaide we're going to be seeing some warmer conditions feel with the temperature there of about eighteen degrees and then very quickly over here towards new zealand we are seeing some messy conditions up here towards the south island and with christ church seeing about sixteen degrees and still staying quite cloudy at eleven degrees there. the cost this week. the products the biggest trading. escalate trade war the worst performing currency in asia india's rupee plus ice cream sales are melting away. the cost on al-jazeera. opportunity to understand the very different. people we don't leave.
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again you're watching a reminder of our top stories this hour at least ten people have been killed after gunmen attacked a military parade in southern iran country state news agency says twenty others at the event in the. parade was being held to commemorate the start of the iran iraq war in one thousand nine hundred. tanzania's president is blaming overloading and negligence for the lake victoria ferry disaster and he's ordered police to arrest the boat's owner the number of dead has risen to one hundred sixty now with dozens
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more feared drowned when the ferry capsized on thursday. the woman accusing donald trump's u.s. supreme court pick of sexual assault has been given an extra day to negotiate the terms of her testimony christine. assaulted her at a party in one thousand nine hundred eighty two denies those allegations. of the largest annual gathering of conservative christian evangelicals in the u.s. is taking place in washington president trump is still popular among delegates but there are some who are not. happy when how brett kavanaugh is hearing is being handled she habitats he reports. the values voter summit is organized by the family research council and christian evangelical group that says its goal is to defend family values and religious liberties in practice the group is best known for its attacks on muslims and the gay community the southern poverty law center which monitors right wing groups in the us calls it
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a hate group by the way it represents an integra party of donald trump space we are now officially end session white christian evangelicals long ago put aside their skepticism of donald trump's godliness because he pledged to nominate justices to the supreme court of the united states who would rule in favor of christian fundamentalist belief eighty percent voted for him in the election and loyalty to trump remains high but there is a feeling among christian evangelical leaders but republican members of congress own doing enough to protect supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh from attack he's accused of drunkenly sexually assaulting a young girl when he was seventeen at a party in the early eighty's i thought he might inadvertently kill me christine blasi forward said cavanagh denies the allegation and here are the values voters summit support for kavanagh remained solid if you walked in anywhere and said i have i want to report on a sexual assault yes ma'am. when did this happen thirty six years ago
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excuse me. thirty six years ago yes do you have a eyewitnesses where there are two witnesses but they both deny it happened. are you concerned about the allegations of sexual assault. not that much didn't get to first i don't think it will come out voting more because the republicans have to stand up for something and that's what the republican leadership fears are already nervous about low turnout if the trump base believes the president's claims that the republicans will sweep the upcoming midterm elections boid by his brilliant performance the polls suggest otherwise and now if they lose the favor of reliable voters like the evangelicals it will be a disaster which is why they're pushing for a swift confirmation vote but the risk for republicans is that if the governor is confirmed without seeming to have a fair hearing or investigation into the allegations it will enrage independents
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and women voters to turn out in force in the member against them. c.l. jazeera washington. thousands of protesters marched in northwestern syria demanding president bashar assad's removal from office before a new constitution is drafted then a heart or a force from beirut. they chant against bashar assad the syrian president to a survived an eighty year rebellion against his rule the opposition has been all but defeated all they have left is their voices. no constitution no reconstruction until a third leaves power that is their demand it's a message syrians in villages and towns across the rebel controlled province of idlib are sending to the international community. we are afraid this new constitution would not be any different and it won't be in the favor of the opposition we are concerned because some countries are now moving closer to their regime. there were fears of a major assault against the province today there is
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a sense of relief following a deal between russia and turkey that will at least for the time being prevent bombing and displacement. russia and iran gave pry. to ties with turkey over regaining control of it lib turkey had warned a government offensive in the province would be a breaking point in their alliance but it wasn't just that a bloodbath would hurt russia's efforts to convince the international community to pay for syria's reconstruction and support a political process that the judum mises assad's government but the united nations says there is still potential for a lot of fighting in civilian populated areas turkey and russia didn't say how they plan to implement a demilitarized zone free of so-called radical rebels but yan egeland's humanitarian task force was given some details it seems turkey backed rebels could play a role on the ground what i understand is that the so-called war on terror is not
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called off in the country that will be in the future air raids against the listed organizations that will also be fighting between on groups and activists and the so-called terrorists the so-called radicals. there is and will be many civilians in the serious. three million syrians who live in atlanta half of them already displaced from cities and towns under state control for their reconciling with a government that has killed so many people is not an option they hope the international community feels the same for now the west has shown resistance to work with us but many fear the political transition away from the syrian leader is no longer a priority for the center for their answers either. elise in mali crackdown on anti-government protesters in the capital on the eve of independence day
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celebrations officers fired tear gas to disperse the crowds demonstrating against the results of last month's election abraham will buckle kater was reelected as president but the opposition claims widespread vote rigging. the president of the european council says he is convinced a compromise briggs's deal can be achieved with britain donald tusk was reacting to britain's prime minister who's accused the e.u. leaders of a lack of respect for rejecting her divorce deal theresa may says it is impossible to accept the e.u. conditions because they would break up the united kingdom need barker reports from london reeling from her bruising each use summit theresa may delivered a defiant ultimatum to europe the e.u. should be clear i will not overturn the result of the referendum nor will i break up my country we need serious engagement on resolving the two big
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problems in the negotiations and we stand ready. she hoped for warm words from my counterparts at thursday's eve summit in salzburg she was instead met with an unequivocal rejection of her latest breaks it plan ever about the share the view that why positive elements in the checkers propose of death adjusted framework for economic cooperation will not work. not least because in truth undermining the single market the putdowns continued on tusks instagram account a piece of cake wrote task sorry no cherries a jibe at britain's perceived cherry picking of bricks of proposals that suit the u.k. but no one else the french president emanuel mccrum said he would never accept a deal which damages the e.u.'s integrity and said those promoting the idea that breaks it will be positive for britain are liars to resume a responded saying it was time for the e.u.
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to show britain some respect throughout this process i have treated the e.u. with nothing but respect the u.k. expects the say a good relationship at the end of this process depends on it teresa mayes breaks it strategy was drawn up at her country retreat checkers in july it opposes a u.k. e.u. free trade area and a common rule book for industrial and agricultural goods to prevent exports and imports from getting stuck at borders. but the e.u. and u.k. can't agree on what will happen here on the border between northern ireland a part of the u.k. the republic of ireland and a u. member the u.k.'s promise there will be no return to a hard border but it's rejected the e.u. has a backstop plan to keep the region aligned with its trading rules it's something we will never agree to set to resume a it would mean breaking up our country the frosty response to teresa mayes
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proposal has inflamed tensions among hard line break that here within how own party they believe the e.u. are pushing for more concessions from the u.k. but if adopted will mean leaving me you will be increasingly more pointless they want a clean break from brussels with or without to reason may be but this latest message to europe may help restore some confidence from bric cities who believe she hasn't been tough enough the prime minister says there's currently no counter proposal on the table this is an impasse with no solution in sight bark at al-jazeera westminster or the opening of hong kong's first high speed rail link to the rest of china is provoking demonstrations pro-democracy and opposition groups are angry that mainland chinese law is being enforced during immigration checks for passengers beijing's efforts to step up control in the semi autonomous territory
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have increased concerns about the erosion of freedoms and sarah clarke has more from hong kong. this is the new terminal for the hong kong china high speed bounding today is the official opening ceremony tomorrow it will be open to the public the trains will go directly to shane's in one job and link up to around forty four other mine and destination it's a train ride that used to take two hours to go on joe will now take just forty eight minutes but the project has attracted some criticism so it hasn't all been smooth sailing it's behind cheryl and it's over budget plus a decision to put the joint immigration checkpoints here in hong kong not at the border has angered some pro-democracy groups are they concern is that chinese mainland law will be enforced here in about a quarter of the terminal in designated zines supporters who ever say clearing passages here for immigration simply saves time but it will be the first time that my landlord will be applied here in hong kong. or pope francis has begun his four day baltic taught his first stop is with the iranian on their trip which will
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include three countries who pay homage to the victims of the region's nazi and soviet occupations the head of the catholic church will also visit land via and estonia all of which are marking one hundred years of independence. by indian police have arrested a catholic bishop who's been accused of repeatedly raping a nun franco carl is the bishop of the northern indian city of jalalabad and says he assaulted her repeatedly between twenty fourteen and twenty sixteen activists have been campaigning for his prosecution since june. denies the charges . india has launched its first national sex offenders register the names and details of more than four hundred forty thousand convicted people of sex attacks on the database it will only be accessible to law enforcement agencies. yemen may be at war but that's not stopping some young people from trying to revive the
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culture of cinema going to get sav been selling fast for the premiere of a local production andrew symonds reports from nearby djibouti. perhaps it's a distraction from a daily struggle that attracted so many people to the first public screening of a movie in yemen since civil war broke out tickets costing two dollars or something well despite the broken economy. ten days before the wedding stands out because it's a yemeni production a love story that takes in the wall with many of its effects russia whose wedding plans nearly fell apart because of the conflict falling incomes and rising prices have a big effect feels a mamoun struggles with different issues raising a dowry for example. and. we wanted a movie to show what's going on inside the houses of the city and the whole country
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how families are affected by the state of the economy how the hopes of young people also collapse everyone is worried that if something simple collapses then everything will collapse with it the whole house we tried to persuade the mental state of the yemeni people. those viewing are impressed thing to me i heard that this is a beautiful movie so i came with the family to watch it having a movie made in aden is more than just entertainment there is a sense of pride here about the production. facility in when you compare yemen to the rest of the arab world we are maybe more than one hundred years behind on producing movies but this is a milestone and i hope the government in the private sector will continue to support such projects that helped to create a cinematic awareness the make shift cinema in aden isn't set in the main conflict suffered elsewhere in yemen pro-government fighters recaptured the city from who three forces three years ago but there have been frequent attacks by
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a wide range of disparate fighting groups since them. this movie may be a form of escapism out of it though comes one small hope that a vibrant young filmmaking industry may emerge from this conflict i wore that some people feel has no end unlike the movie and drew simmons al-jazeera djibouti. this is al jazeera it's going to round up other top stories iran is vying to act swiftly and decisively after an attack on a military parade killed ten people. a news agency says twenty people were injured at the event in the southern city of the parade was being held to commemorate the iran iraq war which began in one nine
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hundred eighty. tanzania's president is blaming overloading and negligence for the lake victoria ferry disaster he's ordered police to arrest the boat's owner the number of dead has risen to one hundred sixty now with dozens more feared drowned when the ferry capsized on thursday malcolm what has more from the ugandan side of lake victoria. the rescue operation resumed sunrise over on the family inside the lake more than a dozen more bodies have been recovered tanzanian officials say they may not carry on for much longer there's almost no chance now finding anyone else alive in the water and anything long they can keep looking for an unknown number of missing people i will say the boat was heavily overloaded with more than two hundred people on board and that's common here you can see on here on the ugandan side some of the kind of boat that have been used in some of the boat here these wooden boats that run around the island here and take people out fishing. of the woman accusing donald trump's u.s.
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supremes court pic of sexual assault has been given more time to negotiate the terms of her testimony christine the force says that brett kavanaugh assaulted her at a party in one thousand nine hundred two when they were in high school kevin and denies those allegations pope francis has begun his four day baltic tour in lithuania he's meeting the country's president during the trip which will include three countries he'll pay homage to the victims of the region's nazi and soviet occupations these are live pictures the head of the catholic church will also visit land via an estonia all of which are marking one hundred years of independence those are the headlines counting the cost is next.
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