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jail is to breaking point a record number of inmates languish behind bones for years awaiting trial one o one of the philippine locked up on al-jazeera. this is al-jazeera. problem has i'm seeking this is the news live from doha here's what's coming up in the next 60 minutes was i. out in force hundreds of thousands of people rally in hong kong to mark 6 months of protests calling for greater democracy and police accountability. more than 40 people have died in a fire in one of the oldest markets in new delhi. and where another one of the
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epicenters of violence during antigovernment protests in iran. and spoil and you know who is has admitted he was overweight and out of shape for his a rematch with anthony just one just for reclaimed his heavyweight title dealt with a point when over in saudi arabia. a lot of protest leaders in hong kong say $800000.00 people have marched through the city there demanding greater democratic freedoms and human rights the march is the culmination of 6 months of protests police approved sunday's event but warned they would not tolerate a repeat of recent violent protests and just before the march began police displayed a handgun and ammunition they said were recovered in. a raid they say the weapon
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would have been used to in their words create chaos during the rally let's get the latest now from adrian brown who is live for us in hong kong so adrian huge numbers of protesters have been marching through the streets there throughout the day and into the evening where things stand right now. well the crowd you can see behind me not protest as in fact this is mostly media and 1st a teams the march ended several hours ago it was a largely peaceful march and the organizers say up to 800000 people took part if that is the case that means by my reckoning that's the 3rd largest protests we had here in hong kong since the protest movement began 6 months ago on monday they chanted many things during the march on sunday but the dominant mantra was this $15.00 demands not one less that of course refers to the demand that they
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protesters are making for there to be an independent commission of inquiry into police actions during the past 6 months and of course they're cool for food universal suffrage but of course universal suffrage is not something that can happen overnight that many of these protesters are impatient for that to happen it was another reminder that the voice of protest in hong kong is far from diminished . it began peacefully on june the 9th with a march against a bill for an extradition deal with china and the protest movement might well have ended then if hong kong's chief executive kerry lamb had heeded their demand to know absolutely found a man had succeeded with the withdrawal of the bill to safeguard our freedom nothing would have happened benson ho never saw himself as a frontline activist but that's what he's become he's been arrested and forced to leave home choreo. i told my dad we're going out to fight for the rights we deserve
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we had a big fight and after that he said move out move out if you don't want to stay at home anymore. benson was also there when protesters smashed their way into the heart of hong kong's government the debating chamber of the legislative assembly many wearing the hard hats and face masks that have become symbols of this leaderless movement. as the long hot summer rolled on the air became more toxic. it was now a color many in white chasing and beating those in black the color of the protest movement. tara i said again tara but terrorism aided by foreign hands is how beijing defined it after its liaison office in hong kong was attacked and defaced mainland owned businesses were also targeted. as would transport planes the subway stations were vandalized and forced to shut tunnels
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were closed. and thousands of flights canceled after protesters occupied the international airport arrivals lounge chinese leaders have repeatedly warned they would send in the people's liberation army to restore order yet that still hasn't happened they fear that if they work mobilize the people's liberation army garrison in hong kong than china will lose face because after training 3 years of chinese rule. they have not won the hearts and minds in hong kong police figures reflect a society tearing itself apart at least 2 deaths more than $10000.00 tear gas canisters fired and almost $6000.00 arrests. more fatalities seem possible after students turned a university campus into a fortress the fiery standoff with police becoming
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a defining moment of the unrest in spite of the violence local elections went ahead with voters sending a clear message of support to those agitating for greater democracy a few days later there was another setback for china's leaders u.s. president donald trump signed into law a bill aimed at protecting human rights in hong kong and punishing those deemed responsible for suppressing them so adrian no point was made in your report there that if allowed the possibility of chinese intervention into sending the army in there and the drawbacks with that but if they're hoping then that these protests will just kind of fizzle out and the men turn will will die out there certainly isn't any indication of that 6 months on is there. all right looks like we've lost our connection to a generic apologies for that let's bring in steve saying in tokyo via skype he is
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the director of the china institute at so as university of london thanks very much for being with us let me ask you that question then if they are they hoping are the chinese authorities in beijing simply hoping that that these protests will that the momentum will eventually die away yes i think beijing is very much hoping for that and it is actually a bit more then just hoping they are actively trying to root in morocco or. they ringback are also trying to law allow hong kong economies to get into difficulties which you are that people's livelihood in hong kong and all these unmanned. and to bring people in hong kong to stop the protests so what do you think the i mean as far as front from the protesters point of view
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there doesn't seem to me i mean they they got it they made a huge accomplishment in in getting that extradition or put aside permanently and that was that was seen as a huge success from that but since then they they haven't really achieved much tangible so far have they where do they go from here. de paul chanced to have changed in terms of nature and focused from this summer. when it all started in june it was about the n.t. is about the extradition you now difficult as it is really not about the extradition bill it is about governance in hong kong how do police behave 'd and whether hong kong can have democratic accountability and nest those are being met. isn't it big issue any longer but so far what you're
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talking about there that those goals have not been met at least not from the point of view of the the government there there doesn't seem to be any indication of this point. of things changing and people there getting more democratic freedoms do you do you expect this stalemate to continue. i expect this to continue for ready ready some months. beijing is not going to make concessions and the protesters will continue to protest we already seemed them going back to the streets trying to send a clear message to the governments in hong kong and in beijing to get them to go and work for a political solution and one in 10 years from impressive falls and then you also have the government in hong kong led by the chief executive who is frankly politically illiterate and doesn't understand what needs to be done and and does not have the courage to do what it takes to bring
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a political solution so this will continue for a few more months i think to talk us through it saying thanks for being with us you're welcome. are plenty more ahead on this news hour. with. more on the search for migrants and refugees mauritanians coast. africa's largest lake is in danger and communities depending on like demanding action. last night or in sport tiger woods its problems in the bahamas and us here what that's. all are still ahead but 1st a fire in india's capital has killed at least 43 people it tore through one of the oldest markets and burnt down a factory the worst fire in the city in more than 2 decades mohamed reports.
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the blaze broke out while many were still asleep in an arch monday in the old quarter of delhi and he was suffocated by smoke as they slept. police and firefighters try to save dozens of factory workers but for some it was a ready too late crowds gathered watching as the smoke rose from the multi-story building and connecting sites. some people were sleeping in the factory and they didn't wake up it was a short circuit there was a fire and 2 buildings with a common staircase. people were taken to hospital in any way possible before ambulances arrived at the scene. the factory is close to one of the city's largest markets the narrow streets made it more difficult for emergency services to fight the fire and reach the injured better method to do it all. we have rescued 52 people so far we got
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a call at 522 this morning and deployed 4 fire engines and then later sent 35150 firefighters are involved in the operation the rescue people have been sent to hospitals the operation is underway and we believe a few people are still. inside the building more than 18000000 people live in delhi it's one of the world's most densely populated cities the city has struggled to enforce modern fire safety codes earlier this year a fire swept through a hotel killing 17 people. the next day a fire broke out at a card factory. as emergency services searched the wreckage the government says they will be a full investigation into the cause of the fire. al-jazeera. is live for us in new delhi so on what is the latest there right now. what we know is that the delhi police has detained the owner of this 4 story
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building and also charged the owner with this under section 304 which essentially is culpable homicide not amounting to murder the police has also said that they did not find any safety equipment inside the building after the inspection and owner of this building had not secured any sort of fire clearance we were also talking to a lot of people who live in that area very congested area and this they said that there are many such factories many such small workshops that operate out of that place and nearly this they don't know of anyone actually who has secured any sort of climate and this is a broader reality in the country and certainly in india where residential areas are turned into commercial areas without the employers the owners securing proper permits and a lot of people will be surprised to hear that many people were were sleeping inside the factory when this fire broke out how common is that in india.
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well that's also very common because a lot of these people who come to work in delhi come from or states from across the country the come to delhi because there's not enough work back home and they come here at whatever salary the employer decides and the essentially have to live off whatever the implied employer decides to pay them they don't have enough money to rent a room for get an apartment so they actually in roofs live inside the places of the working factories like this one or small workshops and that's also true for children who work and spent shots in the city even though they live in the same place that they actually working in that's quite widespread doctors in delhi but across the country. live for us there in new delhi thank you. rocks parliament has held an emergency meeting to talk about the violence there over the past few days 96 people were killed since the beginning of october the
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southern city of nazaria has seen some of the worst bloodshed against demonstrators simona fulton as met survivors and protesters who say they've been tortured by security forces. hospital wards in the remain full after security forces opened fire on protesters last week in the intensive care unit this demonstrator who was shot in the head clings on to life prayers are all his family has left after doctors declared him politically dead the lucky ones if they can be called that recover from non-fatal gunshot wounds the flags they carried defiantly penned to their hospital beds 17 year old safe says all he wanted was a homeland instead he got a bullet in his leg or what door with when they started shooting we were treated as we ran a guy next to me fell down i couldn't just leave him but when i attempted to carry him i was also shot and fell and the 3rd one who came to help us also i fell on me
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. video shows the moment of the attack the government has issued an arrest warrant against a senior security force commander and promised an investigation. that there is an investigative committee formed for this purpose at the highest levels and for sure the people in charge of the investigation will bring those responsible to account and they will be punished by the law but the victims' relatives want more i want the government to change i don't want this government i demand my son's rights what is his guilt her son safe was shot in the stomach neither the violence nor the bullets that remains lodged in his hip are enough to silence him the 22 year old has no stable job and no hope for a better future than they killed me a long time ago i'm dead whether or not i go out to demand my rights i don't have anything i'm dead because of the situation wherein i don't feel alive. the 3 has been rocked by violence many times since u.s.
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troops invaded 16 years ago but iraqis say they are suffering unprecedented suppression now hundreds have been temporarily detained since protests began october 1st this activist says he was lurched to a meeting by intelligence officers who then arrested him. i got a call from someone it was an unknown number he said i'm so and so we have supplies for your tent and we want you to take it to your tent specifically for your tent he was tortured and interrogated for 16 hours his body still bears marks of electrocution and then x. ray shows a fractured rib. they call it an investigation but it's not an investigation it's torture they beat being gave me electrical shocks in every part of my body. he told me to confess i asked him what can i confess he asked who do you belong to what is your organization who supports you do you have foreign sides behind you i
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said i don't have anything like the bulk of those arrested he will soon released on bail but many believe the use of violence is likely to continue the problem that we have use the government by other side of they call them party the problem there is theoretical type of investigation. but without. the crackdown has stoked fear among demonstrators that the same time fueling more anger the people of macedonia have seen too much and lost too many to simply return to normal life seem wonderful team al-jazeera. of 3 saudi soldiers have been killed in fighting near the yemeni border that's according to the saudi news agency which says it happened in the southern region yemen's hope the rebels have previously launched attacks in the area the saudi u.a.e.
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coalition has been fighting the who these for more than 4 years fighters under the command of libya's u.n. recognized government say they shot down a jet belonging to warlords after it reportedly happened in the south of tripoli near the western coastal city of zawiya after forces have been fighting to capture the capital israel has carried out air strikes in the garza strip a number of homicides were targeted but no one was hurt israel says it was in response to rocket fire last month a 2 day flare up in violence led to the deaths of $34.00 palestinians before a ceasefire was agreed. the u.s. is widening the investigation into the gun that attack at a naval base in florida on friday saudi national mohammed saeed a sham ronnie shot dead 3 students at the aviation school 10 saudi citizens are being questioned about the shooting u.s. defense secretary says it is too early to call it an act of terrorism. of course we
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extend our condolences to all the families affected by it and touched by it and our military community downer but no i can't say it's terrorism at this time i think we need to let the investigators the f.b.i. do its work and tell us give us the facts and we'll move out from there. a u.s. president all trump says saudi arabia is deeply concerned about the attack i spoke with the king of saudi arabia. they are devastated saudi arabia we're finding out what took place whether it's one person or a number of people. will be involved in taking care of family and loved ones feel very strongly very very devastated by what happened what they. might do the way director of the gulf study center a couple university says the u.s. has been working to separate this incident from its relationship with the saudi government. this is the trump administration style of reaction to any event the
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soldierly be a is involved and. we saw such thing previously you know how to basically describe saudi arabia in a you know in a very you were selected words avoiding accuse ation we have also to remember that on the other level did actually use very diplomatic words in criticizing not the criticizing i would say undermining the way how. can god man himself in a lot of remarks he made but then when it comes to that this matter in particular from the you know the 1st minute it was a clear that he was defending the saudi government he was reading the statement from concerned man in the cabinet meeting. with his the party secretary of state actually repeating this on twitter so there is sort of defending and isolating this
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event from the saudi leadership or thousands in ukraine's capital have rallied against president vala dimmers olinsky his participation in a european summit zaleski will meet with russian president vladimir putin in paris on monday to discuss ending the 5 year war in eastern ukraine protesters are accusing selenski of surrendering to putin the heads of both countries have not met since 2016 north korean state media says the country has conducted what it calls a very significant test at a once dismantled launch site hours earlier it said denuclearization says denuclearization was off the table in any future talks with the u.s. for now 6 european countries condemn north korea last week for the 13 missile launches its conducted since may. 22 bodies have been recovered after flooding in western uganda that's according to the red cross parts of the country on the border with the democratic republic of congo were battered by to wrench all rain from
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saturday night into sunday morning at least 20 others have been killed by floods and mudslides earlier in the week. the game b s president is promising action against people traffickers after dozens of its citizens drowned off mauritania's coast they were trying to reach spain's canary islands at least 85 people survived and were brought ashore agency as mohamad valar met some of them he sent this report from northwestern mauritania. 2 nephews were victims of the boat which capsized on wednesday she's a migrant have some from and moved to mauritania a few years ago. and that a colored this the boat was anchored on the sea shore in bahrain the smugglers were scouting for passengers my grandson and 2 others heard about this and they decided we were hopeful that they were going to succeed. out of 150 mostly gambian migrants
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85 managed to swim to safety and were found by the mauritanian military near the northern city of what they were given food cloth and shelter by mauritanian authorities and various you and agencies including the international organization for migration. the rule did receive treatment at the local hospital the bodies of dozens perished buried outside on thursday. i paid more than $700.00 to get to europe i took the ship with gambians and the single when the disaster happened we were on the edge of death thank god we are risk youth by the mauritanian authorities i am from the republic or senegal i was on my way to spain for better work it was a cruel journey and we were deceived. deceived to where these families back in gambia who thought the smugglers could help their relatives reach europe. this woman in the town of lost her 17 year old grandson in the boating accident good day
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put it here we don't really know him they went but other migrants were mundo those who perished many others drowned on that board i know about it from my family in gambia no one deserves that. on friday and other boat carrying 192 migrants also mostly from gambia was intercepted by more routine of course. compared to the relatively short voyages across the mediterranean sea the atlantic called from gambia to the nearest spanish source is about 1600 kilometers trying to make it on a smuggler's boat is seen by some as an act of suicide yet hundreds on park on this voyage every year. says up to 158 people have died so far this year trying to reach the kind of the islands last year the death toll was 43 the current surge is causing concern in african and european countries trying to curb the flow of illegal african migration to the west have a divine. north and mauritania. all right time now for the weather here's editor in
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with more on the east african floods yes thanks very much has a mullet so part of the seasonal showers of course but they have been hans this time because of a feature known as the indian ocean dipole in short that means that we're looking at a much warmer than average waters just off the coast of east africa and that has enhanced those big thunder showers leading to the flooding that we've seen him more showers as we go on through monday you've got some heavy showers there just around the horn of africa southern parts of ethiopia more heavy showers there into kenya into uganda western parts of uganda saying further flooding and just notice how the darker shading on the chart shows yet more showers and longer spells rain right through the rift valley rwanda burundi tanzania and a similar pictures we go on through choose there you can follow those heavy downpours further south as well into southern africa draining out of the tropics into as well as want to see some heavy showers zimbabwe pushing all the way across
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into that eastern side of south african of course we're still looking at this system out into the open waters we do have those warm waters that is a typhoon belmar which will bring some very heavy and possibly flooding rains damaging winds into a good part of madagascar we could see some flooding is a go on for the next couple of days actually has because some cloud and rain pushing in and it will turn very wet as we go through the week. all right still ahead on al-jazeera lanka's new leader says he's a president for all but can he win the trust of minority groups. a boon or a bird in bolivia struggle to make the most of its valuable lithiums. and later in sport russian athletes are waiting to find out if their country will be banned from international events. on counting the cost $48.00 trillion dollars to save the planet can call the
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trading bring big polluters to heel silicon valley of the algorithms that discriminates against women and people of color plus putin shown by the west completes his pivot to the east. room the cost on al-jazeera. candid testimonies from lebanese women who are staying single longer. schools they missed cultural shift in a religious society already in the grip of political and social tensions. and on their implications for the arab world as a home. single by choice. again
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you're watching al-jazeera a reminder of our top stories this hour protest leaders in hong kong say $800000.00 people marched through the city to demand more human rights police approve the demonstration which marks 6 months since the protest movement began. a fire in the indian captain new delhi has killed more than 40 people it happened at a crowded market in the old quarter the worst fire in the city in more than 2 decades. 22 people have died after flooding in western uganda according to the red cross and western areas were battered by to rancho rain overnight sunday. iran's president has suggested his country will limit its reliance on oil exports
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to reduce the impact of u.s. sanctions president has sent a hotly presented a draft budgets of parliament on sunday he says it will stay in the country away from oil trading which washington has targeted the u.s. imposed restrictions on other countries purchasing iranian oil earlier this year and u.s. president donald trump has thanked iran for the negotiations that led to a prisoner swap the red diplomatic breakthrough was brokered by switzerland and schapelle has more. 2 men caught up in tensions between the united states and iran able to reunite with their families after a prisoner swap american graduate student. and iranian scientists must sued sulaimani a stem cell expert who'd been treating stroke patients at the best hospital in the nation the mayo clinic in minnesota so the money was arrested last year while trying to take medical materials back to iran it was far cheaper to buy in the united states prosecutors said that was a violation of u.s. sanctions going to be. welcomed with tears he's back with his family and
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patients after spending a year in jail and i did you know i told them that i had patients that needed my help and they said who cares let them die michael duffy on the same tarmac incirlik she was welcomed by the point man of trump's maximum pressure campaign brian hook a graduate student at princeton university chinese born wang maintains he was conducting research in iran for a history degree when he was convicted of espionage and sentenced to 10 years in prison recently at least where it is by all means his wife who campaigned for his release for 3 years said he was criminalized for his american citizenship. saturday's prisoner swap a rare acts of cooperation between the u.s. and iran president trump even thanking iran for a very fair negotiation i think it was a great thing for her and i think we wait to go then we can do something that might
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have been a break there as to what could be done dozens of iranians remain in u.s. prisons while at least 4 americans remain behind bars in iran returning them a priority for both countries whose long list of grievances rarely see such moments of cooperation and or chapell al-jazeera. protest is in haiti voiced their anger over what they see as american meddling in the country's affairs 100 set fire to barricades and march towards the u.s. embassy on friday they're demanding the resignation of haiti's president giovanna morsy economy has suffered after months of violent protests needing to shortages of fuel and food u.n. estimates some 3700000 people are in need of urgent a good. research but we're here to speak out against the american administration that is supporting corruption in haiti and corrupt officials of states the american governments have supported 2 criminal heads of states our last president and the
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current one everyone is saying this cannot be it's immoral for a country astri lanka's prime minister mahinda rajapaksa has opened a new port city to attract foreign investments the project is under construction just outside the capital colombo it's designed to be a regional financial hub its initial funding is a one and a half $1000000000.00 investment under china's so-called belton road initiative sri lanka has suffered decades of religious and ethnic violence the newly elected president. has promised to unite the country but as charles strafford reports from the capital colombo there are maine's deep distrust among the country's minority groups that voted overwhelmingly against him only muhammad just as pasta from tree owned by his muslim family was burned down by a mob of around a 100 people in may last year of. it happened during days of violence targeting sri lanka's muslim community after the easter sunday attacks suicide bombers who were
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members of a local group linked to eisele killed more than $250.00 people in the tanks and churches and hotels the newly elected president go to buy a rush upon his promise to protect minorities into every street on can in his words irrespective of race or religion. i think. well i'm not party to this but i think everybody. i think not just. as well that if you will do not with the minorities if you do not. they are not working together you cannot follow like a. function that the buddhist nationalist group. which means buddhist policy is accused of inciting hate and taking part in violence it's x. because minority muslim and christian communities in recent years the group
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campaigned hard for president carter by rajapaksa and celebrated his election victory the b.b.s. leader says the group may dispense the parliamentary elections expected in april then up or how do you get it now hasn't our father come home in recent times the sinhalese people were destitute like children without a father the spirit of the sinhalese was killed by cheap politics now there is a revival and sinhalese but that revival is not a threat to minorities. because religious and ethnic minorities overwhelmingly voted against russia in the election newly elected president got russia paxson has promised not to leave behind those who did not vote for him he said that he will be a president for all sri lankans but the fact that what is often described as a buddhist nationalist group like b.b.'s so heavily support means there are many amongst the country's minorities who are questioning whether the new leader can
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deliver on these election promises. most experts say in support for nationalist groups such as body is weak among the majority sinhalese population they say the new president must seize the opportunity to unify the entire country the more wholesome sense of citizenship that is something that he should work for and that comes with the rule of law. before the law as you know put in systems in place which makes a meritocracy. ali millions of sri lankans like him can only hope that years of religious and ethnic violence of a trial started al-jazeera colombo a 3 month old baby boy in malaysia has been diagnosed with polio an incurable disease that can cause paralysis is the 1st case reported there since 1992 the country was declared polio free in 2000 but vaccination rates in some areas dropped
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below 95 percent and that has allowed the disease to reemerge it comes months after the neighboring philippines reported its 1st polio cases in 26 years despite these setbacks the global effort to eradicate polio vaccination has been highly effective infections have dropped 99.9 percent since the program began in 1988 heidi lawson is the director of the vaccine confidence project and is professor of anthropology and risk at the london school of hygiene and tropical medicine she joins us via skype now from london thanks very much for being with us so we mentioned there and the whole issue of vaccination and the fall in the number of vaccinations. how. big a problem is this for a disease like polio because i think many people had assumed a polio had largely been wiped out in much of the world. yes well they're correct in thinking that in much of the world that is wiped out but there still are
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packets of sorry pockets children who have not been vaccinated and when we see a case like the one in malaysia it exposes areas that don't have enough vaccination to prevent the spread so it's it's absolutely important that children who are not vaccinated in malaysia and frankly in nearby countries this particular strain is related to the strain and the case and in the philippines so these things travel so it's really the only way to stop it in its tracks is to really make sure everyone's vaccinated and when do you think this mistrust of vaccination by by many people comes from. well it really depends where you live in a lot of ways. sometimes it's. as you know vaccines are very related to government they're provided regulated sometimes mandated by government so if
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you're a minority are marginalized group with any issues with the government you might be a bit suspicious. which in the case of vaccines i would think that it's such a public health issue that that would come before politics but it doesn't all the time sometimes its concerns about safety the safety of the vaccine because people hear rumors or sometimes there are there are some very small risks and sometimes things do happen with vaccines so it's important to reassure the public that they understand how important it is to take them to prevent the spread of diseases and why now do you think i mean because it's been suggested that social media has played a pox in some of this in terms of spreading this mistrust and this kind of this information campaign about vaccination well i think that social
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media has certainly played an amplifying role but we're talking about human emotions and they you know he they get that gets communicated and in person to person conversations in radio and t.v. and many different forums and i think that what social media has been is just amplified that spread from what has been there but is now much more dramatic and it spread and how quickly it can be spread good to talk to you heidi lawson joining us by skype from london thanks very much. now bolivia is home to one of the largest reserves of lithium minerals used in small phones and electric car batteries but extracting it can be challenging and now the future of the industry seems uncertain as the country descends into a political crisis john homa reports. the unique so it's the
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biggest in the world and ground 0 for a believe the injury elite deal this was a cool nature has put lithium in bolivian territory in the salt flats of uni we have the biggest reserves in latin america. and the countries aiming to crush it if you didn't know lithium is the minerals of the moment by smartphones laptops and crucially electric car batteries a growing market it's become especially important as the countries face not just a political crisis but an economic downturn. believe in plans been to keep the whole lithium production chain in the country under a state run firm why it will be. this pilot plants part of a trial that's taking years to see if the plan can actually work but from november there's been big setbacks. while b.
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was planning to partner with the german firm to finally chernow electric car batteries on an industrial scale but it's fallen through and it's tough to find others willing to be a junior partner with the state which doesn't present to hit us look at foreign companies what they want is to get the most profits so it's very difficult that someone comes in with the conditions you lay down which gives more benefits to the country. so. shortly after the german setback ever more rallies a president keen on nationalizing industries and who championed lithium was going to. that uncertainty won't help investment no one knows who would be in charge next or even if they want the current model to continue. a list ask about agus says any future government would privatized lithium production at the peril said about 30 yet though that will leave all of bolivia would rice not just potosi which is in the state in which the uni salt flats are located and which has been most militant
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but now all bolivians have the contracts to defend our natural resources. though he would agree that even if the state company remains there are other obstacles bolivia has to negotiate to take advantage of its lithium there's more than enough lithium underneath the so flats but there are questions about the viability of getting it out and one of the reasons for that is that it's mixed in with a lot more magnesium than elsewhere and separating it from that magnesium dries production costs up. those higher projected costs a part of the reason why plenty believe the believe in lithium dream is due to fate but those still getting it out of the ground here refuse to stop believing. john homan now does it a uni so flirts bolivia our scientists are calling it the ultimate wake up call to humanity they're warning that climate change is causing falling levels of oxygen in
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the world's oceans which will affect hundreds of millions of people oceans cover 70 percent of the earth's surface and essential to all life climate change and nutrient pollution of the major drivers of oxygen of ocean oxygen lost and scientists say the loss of it is increasingly threatening marine species such as sharks tuna and mauling. africa's largest lake is drying up it is a major source of fresh water and fish but those who make their living off lake victoria have their livelihoods could disappear if nothing is done how do a task has more from the ugandan capital kampala. johnson while has been a fisherman nearly all his life so was his father and grandfather too it's how the bills get paid but he says something's not been right for a long time on lake victoria. the water is warmer than years before this is the 1st fish she's caught in alice. waters every time i come to fish i catch very little
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it's said sometimes i don't get enough to properly take care of my family. scientists warn life in africa's largest freshwater lake could die if the warning signs continue to be ignored millions in east africa depend on lake victoria but when drink fish stocks are being blamed on overfishing pollution and climate change is pressure will we have issues relating to work or live within the city were to live with country more expose idiot read these issues tend to breed breaches lake pluckier believe the exe in mists which up with the new sun around the shores and you've been limited to news and look at what our lives those get exposed and their production quickly. fish farming is one way of keeping missing stocks for the domestic and international markets fish are read in cages and given food and you change daily it usually takes about 9 months for to lop your fish to reach maturity
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. we've been a small sure big volume of water we have airport for a few marks amount of activity. here if you have things behind us if the kids you have to talk to or should be for you or 60108 it. may pass out over this the kid you would stalk 55000 feet and the from the $50000.00 fish where we harvested them. their weight or 500 grams. of 90 percent we are able to get. 25 tons of fish from this small volume with the rising temperatures contributing to climate change and threatening to wipe out entire species fish farming is being encouraged but the cages are expensive to buy for poor fishermen. fishing is one of uganda's leading exporter and as if the fish in lake victoria continue to disappear it's not only the economy that will be devastated but entire communities for generations to come.
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are rising sea levels are a near daily problem for millions of people living in low lying coastal communities entrepreneurs and architects in the netherlands are using age old technology to explore solutions and they include the possibility of life on the water tasha butler reports from amsterdam. i'm still dam is a city defined by water tool homes line it's famous canals but in this neighborhood people don't just live near water they live on it these houses are built on fleeting foundations and innovative solution for the city's growing population pool volk runs architectural tools of the area he says living on water comes naturally to the dutch because the netherlands is one of the world's lowest lying countries for almost a 1000 years we build dikes and create land it's in our d.n.a. to live with the water and with all technical possibilities nowadays and the
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climate change we find new ways to make neighbors on the water because of climate change global sea levels are rising a quarter of the population in the netherlands lives below sea level so these homes are laporte tree for the future figure who thinks floating home is an enticing haven of shimmering light he helped design it after coming up with a plan for sustainable community with friends a decade ago the world needs to change we can't keep doing the same thing. grouping doing. and we wanted to make a statement and showed it is. floating houses may seem like a luxury but all it takes a the floating structures can be adapted according to budgets need so low cost homes schools hospitals even entire cities could $1.00 day be built on water in rotterdam's poor there's a floating farm powered by solar energy farms like this could be replicated in
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poorer parts of the world that are susceptible to rising waters when you are on a floating farm you go and out with the flooding or as we do here in the port we go up and down with the tide. and still go on with food production no matter how hard or whatever is current altos has does. signed floating apartment blocks ports and cities and hundreds of homes one of the world's leading experts inflicting all could take china he says climate change creates a sense of urgency now if we have to work on this kind of technology and ideas in architecture for last 15 years but we really think that this is just momentum now because climate change is bigger than ever as asians begin to over and we think that water can be a solution because of space and case flexibility and it's quite stable building on water doesn't tackle the root causes of climate change but it can provide a creative and sustainable solution to one of the greatest challenges of our time
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natasha buchla i'm still the netherlands all right still ahead on al-jazeera we hear from boxer antony joshua who says the world heavyweight title belt sub back where they belong. day one of a new era in television news we badly need at this moment leadership and value this encampment that we're in today it didn't exist 3 weeks ago now there's at least 20000 or hinder refugees who live here on al-jazeera i got to commend you all more i'm hearing is good journalism turns to the public has resigned after all the long lines the attempts of cover ups jamal khashoggi his loved ones want some form of closure people are suffering on dying entire school systems are collapsing we are in the beginning of
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a mass extinction we saw the syrian army likely stood by in the city there's a good record. of it's a good 2 missiles 100 meters away from the frontline but it's not. going to happen. quickly. time now for the sport here sign up thank you very much has and while beaten champion and interest has admitted that he was overweight and out of shape for his rematch with anthony joshua joshua reclaim to his heavyweight title belt with the
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points when over u.s. and saudi arabia as a 2 year old britain no one the middle east is 1st the heavyweight championship fight by anonymous at decision it with the had gained 7 kilograms since his shock win over just in june the bell spent some time with me the better suspect some time with andy and i think that both realize that they want to be around my waist so they came home tonight and as i always say i'm only champion up so the next time i go out because jan because they live forever. i came today victorious and i have to put them up in the air for the next competitor and looking at the car today you see all of the challenges the hungry and i don't want to say that 3 months of party in our of that i had celebrating and one kind of effect make has cited show the kind of dan and. well can i say jazz learned learned this mistake and i'm glad i learned and now that i'm still young you know this is just
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the beginning for me and there's a lot more flies coming soon. u.k. police have arrested a man in connection with alleged racist abuse of manchester united players during their win over magister city on saturday a city support appeared to make a monkey gestures towards united matilda's fred and to see leg during the 2nd half in a statement city said anyone found guilty of racism a would be banned of all that from the club for life. in my opinion never be allowed into football ground again. medio unacceptable so i'm sure city thirty's will deal with it because that's the keep said we we keep talking about it every week and it doesn't stop and unless we. have consequences then pre-sale the club and policeman or whatever are going to take the right decision to the up and again
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a battle to fight every day and every day so uncertain up and in many many places and hopefully cannot happen again. unfair and politically motivated is how russia is the scribing a proposed 4 year ban from international sports events the wolves anti-doping agency has accused the country of manipulating doping records step busson reports from moscow. banned or not russian olympic gym that's training for gold their target the olympics in tokyo next year among them silver medalist at least 2016 olympics in rio de janeiro events threat of which he also won the world title in stuttgart 2 months ago. too strong as a country therefore there will always be talks of some sort because we are strong competitors let them say whatever they want we will move forward and keep preparing . the world anti-doping agency wada recommended imposing
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a ban on russia after sas the results of athletes blood and new read samples found in a moscow laboratory were incomplete or fabricated the scandal follows the international outrage after such an olympics in 2014 when a government sponsored doping scheme was revealed russian athletes continue to be banned from international track and field competitions because the world athletics body sas russia hasn't done enough to tackle doping but government and sports administrators in russia reject the latest findings as being politically motivated they continue to count the days towards the tokyo olympics. what it is just water and that's it what is what is responsibility in the world can you tell me to they have a criminal responsibility for their actions against an athlete who has dedicated 10 years of his life to the sport the proposed penalties not only jeopardize russia's participation at the olympics but all the high profile international events of the
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next 4 years including the football world cup in qatar they are russia's bright young athletes who are working hard to book their place at the olympics but their dreams could be shattered if russia is banned from taking part well many here are angry at the possible sanctions others say russia could have prevented this. rise. you re ghana's is on russia's frontline against doping as head of russia's anti doping agency despite the threats he has been receiving he continues to want sports officials that it's time to change not only the corruption this is. real all. of it against the state but against our country against our sports i think why i asked about the deep and complete investigation ghana's house we commended the dismissal of all national
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athletic coaches and the creation of an international working group to investigate doping cases but is not optimistic of avoiding a world wide ban that might be one option for even start of each to compete in tokyo by wearing his gymnastics outfit without russia's flak stepped past him al-jazeera moscow henrik stenson made quite a comeback at the hero world challenge in the bahamas to claim his 1st title in 2 years 5 time when a tiger woods it was in the share of the deed and till he hit trouble on the 14th all. stars in his chest shot a final round of 66 to finish on 18 the under one shot ahead of defending champion john brom. and that's as well for me i'll have more for you later on was far but now it has a great fan site i will look forward to that and that is it for vishnu's hour but
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i'll be back in a couple of minutes with more taste. everything bridged the whole of this a political deadlock since the threats of referendum and the n.r.a. is still up so they divided will the general election and some of its both result anything better than boris johnson get the rx it done and where does the due date go through media follow the u.k.
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general election what else is there. from ancient and prose to communist leaders. age old philosophies and the rule of boredom remain central to the world's oldest living civilization. in the 1st of a 2 part series the big picture charts how a history spanning 5000 years shaped china's world in the industrialized world. that china complex part one on al-jazeera.
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out in force hundreds of thousands of people rally in hong kong to mock 6 months of protests calling for greater democracy. this is a live from doha also coming up. more than 40 people have died in a massive fire in one of the oldest markets in new delhi. and exclusive report from iraq speaks with protest this.


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