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the bombardment of syria's last rebel held province intensifies as russia and china block a u.n. bid to deliver. this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up still roaring in several states as it confronts the being called catastrophic conditions. igniting more anger the nomination of. files to cool down protests 21 and lift off. new problems for boeing
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a setback minutes off the launch for its venture into space. thousands of people fleeing syria's province to the border after a dramatic increase in bombings by the government and russia u.n. observers say 18000 people have been displaced in just 24 hours 7 people were killed on friday morning after at least 19 civilians died on thursday while mother does more. russian bucked the government forces of intensified the bombing campaign which includes al strikes dropping bottled bombs and shelling that town of the new man in south london and syrians living there say the talks are in dispute with hospitals market some homes targeted here rescue workers are struggling to save a young girl stuck under the rubble of all in moderate and. that
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tal in northwest syria is seeing some of the heaviest of talks in the almost 9. public and go against the offensive spilled onto the streets on friday hundreds in italy protested what they called the neglect of their plight by the international community they also called for a swift hole to the bomb but. we are the people of south of the countryside where i was in a protest and it lib city condemning the bombardment and the targeting of the evacuees as they try to clean the house. on the protesters won't the march of the friday prayers in the small town of soma just a few kilometers from the border with turkey the town is a hub for aid going into city fighters from the opposition hired to his shop said the body has to stop the protesters from walking towards the border but they failed turkish security forces say they were forced to send reinforcements to ensure the
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protesters didn't cross the border with intensified bombing campaign forcing thousands to flee their homes in the many face a cold and hunger winter. official comes on the syria turkey border of food forcing many of the displaced to live in flooded makeshift camps where aid delivery is a few and far between an animal or woman abusing these pieces of cloth this family consists of 16 people nobody helped us we use all kinds of materials including shoes in the stove to warm up our children fuel prices have more than doubled in the past 2 months and charities and hospitals say they are struggling to respond to the crisis mohammed at the world just stumble russia and china have vetoed a u.n. resolution that would allow cross border a delivery and iraq to millions of syrian civilians for another year like hanna resent the un the establishment of the 4 crossing points has been renewed each year
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this is the 1st time that russia backed by china has cast a veto the drafters of the resolution had initially wanted 5 crossing points to be established but then they reduce this to 3 in the bill to avoid the russian and chinese veto but even this watered down resolution failed to pass raising once again the question of the credibility of the security council just as i was sitting . in the seat in a state of shock i am continuing to stand here in a state of shock and as many of you know when i started the presidency in the month of december i talked about credibility in the council and today we took a huge step backwards in credibility where it really matters russia in turn introduced its own resolutions suggesting to crossing points be open for a period of 6 months both on the turkish border this was rejected by 6 members of
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the council who labeled it as a cynical political move the united kingdom voted against aggression text because we will not negotiate with a gun held to our heads over a cynical offer that would say fewer lives than we know is needed and that the un very clearly set out was necessary the one year term for the 4 crossing points expires on the 10th of january and unless the security council can come up with a compromise resolution by that date it will be millions of syrians with no humanitarian aid. joshua landis is the director of the center for middle east studies at the university of oklahoma he says the international community is unlikely to be divvied you need to. this is a humanitarian disaster waiting to happen there are many militants in this region syria is using nat as a pretext or as an excuse to destroy them and we know that the united states just
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you know a little while ago bombed italy province itself in order to kill kayla baghdadi who had taken refuge there with some of his men many isis people had fled into the region so. we're all opinion maybe less. maybe divided over this region and this you know the world is really not looking turkey has closed the border even though it is waving its arms at this and asking to international community to do something about it it's very unlikely that there will be anything done the chief prosecutor of the international criminal court is pushing for an investigation into alleged war crimes in the palestinian territory she wants it to happen once the i.c.c. establishes its jurisdiction both israelis and palestinians could have charges filed against the the u.s. opposes an inquiry that it says on fairly targets israel they did it bring reports
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from ramallah it's one of the alleged war crimes the international criminal court me investigate the targeted killing of unarmed protesters along gaza's border fence with israel chief prosecutor fatah been sued the says she's satisfied war crimes have been or are being committed in the gaza strip and the west bank including occupied east jerusalem she says because of the complexity of the situation she will ask the i.c.c. to rule in the territories on which it has jurisdiction palestinians welcome what they call a long overdue investigation. we're hoping that the i.c.c. will hold those who are committing crimes against our people against our land. and the crimes that are climbing. countable crimes and no more crimes being committed on the palestinian land which will basically said the stage or ending occupation and thus opening the oracle of the scope but israel's prime
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minister benjamin netanyahu says the court has no jurisdiction to investigate in the palestinian territories this is a dark day for truth and justice the i.c.c. prosecutor has apparently decided not to dismiss outright the palestinian claim against the state of israel this is a baseless and ridges decision the court has no jurisdiction in this case the i.c.c. only has jurisdiction over petitions submitted by sovereign states but there's never been a pounds to. the court based in the netherlands will only investigate alleged crimes committed after june 2014 when palestine became part of the i.c.c. has jurisdiction in the past 5 years thousands of new illegal settlement units were developed along with the confiscation of palestinian lands and demolition of their homes israel's response isn't unexpected it says the i.c.c.
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lacks validity over the israeli palestinian conflict since israel is not a member of the courts and palestine is not a state even though the united nation granted palestine the status of nonmember state 7 years ago palestinian leaders say any crimes committed on palestinian territory must fall under the court's jurisdiction. over him al jazeera. twitter has removed nearly 6000 accounts which it says were part of a coordinated effort by saudi arabia to advance his geo political interests the social media john says the accounts were amplifying messages favorable to riyadh by aggressively liking retreating overplaying to tweets they targeted discussions about sanctions in iran and appearances by saudi officials in western media thousands of people have been rallying in lebanon's capital against the nomination of the next prime minister. troops fired tear gas at
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demonstrators retaliated by throwing fireworks and rocks protesters have blocked the main highway linking by route with southern lebanon prime minister designate has promising to form a technocratic government of experts within 6 weeks to evolve that will solve the country's economic crisis. tony birthday now has more from beirut. less than 24 hours after lebanon's new prime minister designate was announced this was the reaction from people in one beirut suburbs. they launched angry street protests a confronted lebanese soldiers and riot police rocks were thrown with casualties on both sides. yes. this is a sunny harry of beirut and these people are supporters of saud hariri the outgoing prime minister he's calling for people to remain calm he wants them through reduce the tension and he wants them to work with a new prime minister to help solve the problems but obviously that message is not
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being heard by these people. i was even though the prime minister designate has sunday as is a sunni muslim he was nominated by the predominately shia alliance of hizbollah and the mouth and its christian allies many in the sunny community expected hariri to be nominated and said i felt burned i know there is anger on the street because sunnis feel like we are being excluded no one will accept this people are hungry they don't have jobs and now they want to silence others. but as your measurement of the time has not been we need a person like her i can save the country from sectarian strife and a man who knows about the country and who can save the economy and the days that how do you deal with the latest protests following weeks of anger demanding political reforms were confined to largely sunny populated areas in beirut and tripoli lebanon's 2nd largest city. d.m. says he understands the problems but has asked the people to give him
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a chance he says he will begin talking to all political groups on saturday and says he hopes to form a government within 6 weeks. as an independent technocrat i'm looking for a technocrat government that consists of independent ministers in order to serve our country in sort out our problems that we all know about. that is a university professor and former education minister that many especially within the civil protest groups associate him with the corruption and nepotism that has played lebanese politics for decades and convincing all sides of the sectarian divide that he can solve the country's deepening crisis is not going to be easy is that you would challenge the mountain of talent of the earth with your wealth and but it travels about all of this that you have to roll against the interests of the established parties. corning creasing number of lebanese the time for protest is over shops and businesses are closing the economy is on the verge of collapse youth
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unemployment is at an all time high inflation is soaring and many people are desperate for a solution. imo the most we are targeted situation even the corrupt politicians are tired and we need a solution of wise we will have to emigrate and leave the country to the politicians of. has a limited time to overcome political divisions and form a government to solve the crisis and quell the anger if he fails further chaos and instability seems certain tony berkeley al jazeera beirut. still ahead on al-jazeera protests against the citizenship laws spread across india 6 people were killed on friday as crowds defy a police bad. so the eye is having the eyes of a. done deal what's next for boris johnson's breaks at their parliament has passed the bill.
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hello at the moment the weather in the u.s. and canada is relatively quiet it's cold there's an invasion of cloud come across the plains states which might just stay as cloud coming down the pacific coast from washington into california will be rain which will turn into snow in the rockies and the cascades but developing here in the gulf of mexico surprising little area of low pressure that might develop and then move inland will be even east was so all the southeastern states deep south could be pretty wet come the end of the weekend everywhere else is generally fine not as cold as it was quite nice to be honest unless you're in san francisco where wet seems a better word. now in central america and typically in honduras it's been well recently i think that rain will carry on it's also concentrated on the coast of costa rica or panama we see it's a bigger showers in colombia and more recently in peru which of course flash
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flooding and some damage to roads that could be a repeat performance anytime the next couple of days significant showers are throughout the heart of brazil has been french guyana can seen some pretty heavy downpours as well but this is the concentration now through paraguayan southeastern brazil which will produce steady heavy possibly useful rain particularly for rhea. paul is really the creation of the world. one o one i used goes back to school to find out the secret to this. one how did the. article to you is it out donald trump is now the 1st president in history in the united states to be impeached that was 6 or be a big step one i want to see is major event for the future of the rest joining us
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with details coverage an analysis of the trump impeachment amount to 0. this is out to 0 here's a reminder of our top stories thousands of civilians a fling seriously province to the turkish border after a dramatic increase in bombings by their government adds russia you would observe a sight 18000 people being displaced in just 24 hours. the international criminal court wants to open an investigation into. alleged war crimes in palestinian territories palestinians welcomed the decision but israel's prime minister says the i.c.c. has no jurisdiction to investigate. thousands of people have been rallying in lebanon's capital against the nomination of the next prime minister the troops
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fired tear gas at demonstrators who retaliated by throwing fireworks and rocks. australian firefighters are bracing for catastrophic conditions on saturday with soaring temperatures and strong winds expected to fan the bush was more than 100 fires are burning across new south wales and about half of them are out of control nearly 10000 to burgeon sea personnel will be working across the state in what will be the largest deployment if a scene just to washington is in the blue mountains west of sydney just just tell us about the situation where you are what you're seeing. and you can imagine that the situation on the ground is incredibly volatile and if you just take a look just behind me we can see incredible amounts of smoke just billowing in the distance and it is an incredibly volatile situation and it's the combination of the
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extreme heat that sydney but also many parts of the strata are experiencing this week as well as the low humidity and the strong winds now we were just in that area just moments ago and crews ended up moving media personnel along saying that it wasn't safe to be in that particular spot and that gives you an idea of just how dynamic this situation is this area of the blue mountains is surrounded by thick dense bush land some areas are inaccessible and that is the problem that is the scenario that crews are facing on the ground today on saturday. bushfires are a common feature of this drug and some of can you tell us why this is been so much worse the extreme temperature the only going drought and the anger that we're seeing from people as will to politicians in particular about the situation. will soon bushfires as he said our normal part of the
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a strategy and summit something that almost certainly is our custom to growing up but this year there is a different sense that this is a nationwide crisis now bushfire. normally seen as a state political issue and we have heard from state leaders as this crisis has unfolded that people say that the scale of this crisis the amount of land that has been absolutely just major is making this a nationwide issue and this all comes in the context of increased scrutiny on the federal government about the salient climate policies there have been protests mostly by students who say that they are fearful that their future in a stranger could actually be a dangerous one and they may not actually have much to look forward to in terms of life in a strange and this is a sense that the federal government simply hasn't done enough to move this trial this climate policies forward it has been an incredible amount of pressure on prime minister scott morrison this week he was actually not present for the majority of
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the week he was holiday in hawaii with his family and many people here question the appropriateness of the leader going on holiday a lot of parts of the nation are on file jessica thank you for that. a large crowds in india have defied a ban on public gatherings to continue their protests against a controversial new citizenship law rallies were held in new delhi and elsewhere with protesters saying the law is anti muslim sabinus rest of reports from new delhi. from friday prayers to street protests indians in the capital new delhi who are in no rush to obey the government's ban on large gatherings. they want the scrapping of the citizenship law passed earlier this month it paved the way for migrants from 3 neighboring countries afghanistan and pakistan to become indian citizens but not if they are muslim tens of thousands of protesters
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in various parts of the capital joined the outcry against what they say is divisive and discriminates religious lay sion by the ruling b j p. the hindu nationalist party. in delhi's jama masjid chunder shaker. a leader from the delhi party a so-called untouchable cost waved a copy of the indian constitution later he even read sections from it security forces arrived as barricades were built government leaders haven't officially responded to friday's protests protests has called for a peace harmony and nonviolence a mom in the i pay my gratitude to hindu christian sikh and dalat brothers who are fighting this battle alongside us i also want to tell it to the people here who make this rally x.x.x. by protesting peacefully and being united. in the northern city of luck now the capital of it with the police for protesters 24 hours after one person was killed.
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2 others were killed in karnataka state a ban on large gatherings has been imposed in both states the port city of mangalore and karnataka remains under curfew till sunday more protesters waited until late evening to join in demonstrations turn violent in delhi as police use water cannons against the protesters people we talked to earlier today said that they had come to the streets to protest not only against the citizenship law but also to stand up for india's secular constitution more protests are planned in the coming days so al-jazeera. iraq's top shia leader has called for elections as soon as possible grand ayatollah ali al sistani says forming a new government is the only way out of a process protests have resume as iraq's political leaders failed to reach their deadline to nominating a new prime minister at a government demonstrations began in october of corruption unemployment and poor
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public services. protesters have returned to the streets of chile's capital angry about the lies in negotiating a new constitution police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse demonstrators in santiago it's the lightest in the months long demonstrations of the social inequality on thursday congress approved a referendum on changing the constitution which dates back to the country's military dictatorship like the america it is or the scene of a big protest is in santiago. masses of demonstrators are trying to gather near some tablets main protest area in italian but in a change of strategy the riot police have cordoned off the whole area and are using large amounts of tea or gas and water cannons to the spurstow crowd. all day they've been breaking up even small on authorized demonstrations but the protesters keep coming back. and now the police is chasing after the protesters on
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motorcycles and on foot to arrest them. there is a lot of anger here 1st because the senate approved an agreement to allow a referendum on whether or not to rewrite the constitution which has been a key demand but it did not include a constitutional assembly that guarantees gender parity quotas to chile's indigenous groups that may change but most people here say they don't trust their politicians it's been more than 2 months since a massive protest the structural changes to redress the social and economic inequalities here began and while the government has offered some concessions including a raise in salaries and pensions the protesters and people elsewhere say these don't go nearly far enough. the u.k. parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favor of prime minister barak johnston's breaks the deal paving the way to leave the e.u. by the end of next month 1st from the resoundingly literal victory johnson took out
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all the compromises that bring the 1st version of the bill. a section on protecting workers' rights has been removed and parliament's ability to scrutinise the next stage of talks has been undermined paul brennan reports from london. minister to move 2nd leading prime minister to move 2nd reading. there is a new mood in the u.k. house of commons the knife edge bricks and votes of the autumn are now ancient history the tension replaced by political inevitability and in front of the newly expanded ranks of conservative m.p.'s boris johnson was enjoying the moment history will record that the 1st act of this new parliament in its earliest days was to break the ice floes and find a new way through a new passage through the unsuspected oceans of opportunity his parliamentary majority means that prime minister boris johnson can now press ahead with his vision of bracks it the new law will prohibit any trade talks extension beyond december 2020 and it weakens parliamentary scrutiny of the executive clause on
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protecting workers' rights has been removed and a previous commitment to receive unaccompanied child refugees has also been watered down. critics and opponents say the changes showed the prime minister can't be trusted for only promises over the past few weeks that they are the party to protect rights at work at the very 1st opportunity they removed a basic provisions they said would be part of this bill that does not bode well freshman emphatic election victory the prime minister has little need to contemplate the critics or placate his opponents but he will have to consider the voters especially those who switched from labor and in his words lent the conservatives their support in the election the simple fact though is that johnson has the numbers with him the ice of the right $358.00 the nose of the
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land at $234.00. bill his bill will become law in january paul brennan al-jazeera westminster the us president has signed into law sanctions which could affect the construction of a russian gas pipeline to europe donald trump ratified the defense policy bill while visiting troops in maryland it includes legislation targeting companies involved in building the nord stream to pipeline the project would allow russia to bypass ukraine and deliver gas to germany on to the baltic sea trump says the pipeline would give russia too much influence in europe. there's been another setback for boeing this time in space it's star one a capsule is designed to carry astronauts to the international space station but a problem with the international internal timing system that had failed to reach the required altitude needed to dock victoria guy can be has more to one and lift
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off the rides of starlight the atlas rocket carrying the on man stalin a capsule survived one of its biggest challenges only to run into problems minutes after liftoff it appears as though the mission elapsed time and system had an error in it and that anomaly resulted in the vehicle believing that the time was different than it actually was now so would it contracts to both boeing and space x. the company owned by billionaire mosque to develop cheaper reusable methods of going to space nasa astronauts have been riding russian soyuz rockets since retiring the space shuttle fleet 8 years ago space x. successfully launched its on man dragon capsule into space for the 1st time 3 months ago and boeing is hoping to send astronauts into orbit next year for boeing it's likely as a result of this to slip at least a month or 2 i don't think it will be. a huge huge delay these things happen in
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states like if you get delays all the time but it does it raises the probability that america will have to go to the russians cutting hand and buy some more seats on the russian soyuz this latest hitch is more bad news for boeing it's already paid a high price this year for 2737 max crashes within 5 months killing $346.00 passengers and crew in indonesia and ethiopia. that cools the grounding of the max fleet worldwide at the removal of boeing's chief executive and multibillion dollar losses to boeing share price and income. and production of the latest version of the world's best selling alanah was stopped earlier this week. the difficulties of the american aerospace industry giant are a reminder that there's plenty of training and learning ahead for boeing before
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nasa succeeds in the new space race getting private companies to launch astronauts into orbit in a new type of space taxi victoria gate and be al jazeera. this is al jazeera these are the top stories thousands of civilians are fleeing syria is in the province to the turkish border after a dramatic increase in bombings by the government and russia u.n. observers say 18000 people have been displaced in just 24 hours 7 people were killed on friday morning after and after at least 19 civilians were killed on thursday meanwhile russia and china have vetoed a u.n. resolution that would allow a deliveries to millions of syrians for another year possibly they were bombing us we couldn't sleep there are no types of weapons they haven't used bombs or rockets . from moderate yesterday they launched 200 rockets out as we took the
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children out from under the shelling of a 40 of us we had a vote accident because there's a lot of traffic. so. i 1st took my children and family and neighbors out then when i saw the difficult situation in town i couldn't sit and leap people under bombardment so i went and i started taking families away. the international criminal court wants to open an investigation into alleged war crimes in palestinian territory palestinians have welcomed the decision but israel's prime minister says the i.c.c. has no jurisdiction to investigate u.s. secretary of state by palm pilot says it's an unjustified inquiry that unfairly targets israel. twitter has removed nearly $6000.00 accounts which it says were part of a coordinated effort by saudi arabia to advance its geo political interests the social media jawed says the accounts were amplifying messages favorable to riyadh by aggressively liking reach wheezing and replying to tweets australian
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firefighters a bryson for catastrophic conditions on saturday with soaring temperatures and strong winds expected to fan the bushfires more than 100 fires are burning across new south wales and about half of them are out of control. thousands of people have been rallying in lebanon's capital beirut against the nomination of the next prime minister of india is promising to form a technocratic government of experts within 6 weeks to solve an economic crisis large crowds in india have again defied a ban on public gatherings to continue their protests against a new citizenship law they've been rallies in new delhi and elsewhere with demonstrators saying the law is that it was done well those are the headlines and used continues on out to 0 off the one i one east.
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