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there's opioid crisis on. the atlantic. in the ne iraq's president threatens to resign saying he will not agree to the appointment of a prime minister who's been rejected by protesters. no i'm mariama mozzie and you're with al jazeera coming up on the program as the violence in libya continues to escalate the turkish president lays out next steps toward sending troops to the country. israel's embattled prime minister benjamin netanyahu faces a challenge to his party leadership. and the controversial plans to increase amazon
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farming in brazil but what cost to the environment. hello welcome to the program our top story iraq's president has submitted his resignation after refusing to back the man who's been nominated to take charge as the country's new prime minister assad dhani the governor of the oil rich buys or province is supported by a parliamentary bloc that is closely aligned with iran but president barham saleh says dani won't satisfy the demands of protesters for an independent prime minister saad now says he will step down to avoid bloodshed and protect peace since october more than 450 people have been killed in demonstrations led by people who say iraq's political system is profoundly corrupt dosage of by reports now from the iraqi capital baghdad. a political maneuver with potentially far reaching
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consequences iraq's president has sent his resignation letter to parliament saying he would rather step down than approve a new prime minister and a 3 page statement by him solace said out of my keenness to avoid bloodshed and protect civil peace i will not name a satellite downy as a candidate for the next prime minister i danny is the governor of buster province he was nominated for the role by the largest bloc in parliament. that coalition is made up of mainly rain in fact political groups which is why their candidate is being fiercely rejected by their opponents i don't he was picked to replace other lobdell mettie who resigned in november after months of anti-government protests but the governor has been accused of neglecting his own province busser is home to more than 70 percent of iraq's oil reserves but locals don't have the basic necessities like clean water and reliable electricity i don't think they will accept his resignation i think they will try to convince them is that you must
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accept our candidate in a way or another but i don't think he will accept that he will try hard also to push over in just as i said someone who is independent transputer and didn't inside the political process and look for the future of. protestors have strongly reject it i guns nomination and asked are you president saleh gave up having a choice it now means since matty's resignation no party has proposed a candidate who has been acceptable to all sides the protests which began here in early october have been about demanding political change in iraq a new electoral law was finally passed on tuesday which seemed to please morsi rocky's and now it is the latest move by president saleh to reject i done his candidacy is likely to strengthen the demonstrators position. they are such a party al jazeera back that. well air our top story turkish president russia type
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i do one says parliament will vote in january on a motion to send troops to support libya's un back of mint administration tripoli has been under attack from the forces loyal to warlord for life after meanwhile the leaders of russia and italy have jointly called for a peaceful resolution to the crisis i would underwired reports now from tripoli. this is southern outskirts of the libyan capital tripoli where there's been heavy fighting for the past 8 months. forces loyal to warlord liefer have to are now using artillery fire to advance with the help of russians who are reportedly leading forces as they take control of civil important locations including military camps near the salafi de neighborhood. 2 key says it's a planning to send troops to help you and your kidneys the government it wants to prevent have to those forces from seizing the libyan capital turkish president
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trichet tayyip erdogan says parliament will vote in january on a mandate to send troops to libya in charlotte 6 years in the god willing on the 8th or the 9th of january we will pass this in our parliament we will be responding to the invitation. we have given i will give all forms of support to the tripoli government which is fighting against just general backed by arab countries and europeans. during a news conference in tunis libya's interior minister war need that libya's neighboring countries will be affected if true police falls he says have to risk being backed by civil regional countries. we know very well there are a mirage he forces an airbase in the east of the country there are also forces from sudan and chad they have all been brought by have to. has given them bases in airports in libya without any agreements well we hope that this situation is
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worsening as have those warplanes target civilian locations in and around tripoli. more school has voiced concerns over a possible turkish military deployment to libya while president of the insert last week turkey will not stay silent over what he called russian backed mercenaries supporting have to have to his forces are supported by advance of weapons and through several countries including russia france the united arab emirates and egypt turkey appears to be one of very few friends of the tripoli based government who are prepared to offer more than mere words to supporters mahmud up through i heard a video clip earlier. syrian activists saying that near freezing temperatures a slowing the government's offensive on the last rebel held province of idlib fighting force 130000 civilians from their homes this month many into makeshift camps the region suffered weeks of bombardment and as strikes by the syrian
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government and its russian ally well thousands of syrians have been moving north towards the border with turkey but the turkish president has warned that his country can't cope with another influx of refugees from lip russian backed syrian government forces are now focusing on capturing the rebel held city of marjah al no mind it strategically important because it sits on an important motorway which links the capital damascus to aleppo one of syria's largest cities and u.s. president all trampas tweeted about the situation at the saying russia syria and iran are killing or on their way to killing thousands of innocent civilians in a province don't do it turkey is working hard to stop this carnage well i want has correspondent kimberly harkat brings us more on the story. this tweet from the u.s. president comes on the heels of statements by the u.n. secretary general where there has been a very strongly worded statement regarding the military escalation the concern
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about the impact on civilians and also the call for sort of a sation in the violence in terms of the hostilities given the fact that those impacted have been the children so there is a concern sort of the world is watching at the u.n. level you add to that that the u.s. congress has been also watching very closely the escalating violence in fact so much so it pushed through a pentagon budget that included very tough sanctions against syria russia and also iran for alleged war crimes the president signed that into law on friday sort appears that this is on his mind and you have to remember in the context of this is the fact that the united states has already launched air strikes in syria on 2 occasions once in 2017 once and 2800 so there's no other way to read this except that the u.s. president has essentially alerted the world and the countries involved putting them essentially on notice that if people are questioning the relationship of the united
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states president invited the turkish president to washington last month there was also a bilateral offside unplanned unscheduled meeting that took place in london at those nato meetings so there is real questioning about the relationship the loyalties of turkey and many people putting that under the microscope here in the united states looking at the president wondering with this tweet what are you doing. now israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu is facing a new threat to his grip on power is ruling the current party is voting on in an internal ballot to decide who will lead them in an unprecedented 3rd election in under a year as his challenger former education minister gideon side says he will be better placed to form a government after national elections take place in march. we cannot let the rain and the wind our spirit is stronger than the wind outside. i ask you i ask you we walk together and we brought about great things to the
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country and in order for us to continue bringing about great things to the country we need to go vote for me for you. i feel a great awakening of voters in the field people understand that today there is a need for a change and god willing together we will make this change today. going to joins us live now from western jerusalem so obviously this is an internal ballot on who will lead the good party what's the one of voters been saying about this. well voter turnout has been low about 40 percent according to the last figures that we've received and that's not a surprise going into this it was expected that voter turnout would be low add to that the fact that it's raining with heavy winds in much of israel and of course there is voter fatigue voters have already been to the polls twice this year for
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national elections among netanyahu supporters there saying that the economic conditions in the country are good security is relatively stable and he is the man to lead likud among saar supporters one of them said that it's time for new leadership another saying that there is quote a feeling of decay in democracy within the party and in israel in general even before election day so the sar camp was raising concerns about election meddling those allegations continue today with sars supporters reporting that at the polls there were cards that were defaced with his name on it or they couldn't find cards at all with czars name on it all this aside netanyahu is expected to prevail and lead likud to national elections in march that would be merriam the 3rd elections national elections that israelis have voted in in less than
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a year right and of course this election comes as netanyahu faces corruption charges we know about that even if he does retain control of the likud party one of the other problems he's facing him. his legal woes loom very large in november he became the 1st sitting prime minister in israeli history to be indicted he is being charged with bribery fraud and abuse of power he allegedly excepted lavish gifts in exchange for political favors and made a deal to ensure positive media coverage he says the case against him is politically motivated but we are in uncharted territory here in israel and no doubt after 2 inconclusive elections there is a political crisis so on january 1st or by january 1st netanyahu could go to the knesset and ask them for immunity he would need
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a 61 votes he would need 61 votes that is the same number that he failed to get twice in order to form a government thank you very much for muster sometimes you're going to name. it with al jazeera live from london i had allegations of spider-man's and the police each will tell you about the diplomatic battle brewing between libya and mexico. and the controversial business tycoon taking on georgia's government but will versions sink his teeth. some pretty fine weather across central areas of europe but it really is just one the slice across much of the continent some very unpleasant weather still across the southeast this is a storm system on its way towards the east still rain pushing in as you can see the
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across western areas of europe but we have got some. this is the southeast of poland the mountains in particular really picking up quite a good amount of the last few days and the now the good news about through that the eastern end of the med is that it's beginning to wind down by friday. you will see the. rain and snow again and then quite a line of snow to across the alps as you can see some rain of course in the mild air and it is pretty mild really across much of western europe 11 celsius in paris on friday 9 in london and the rain not making it too far across the u.k. becoming very cloudy those you have through saturday but then as you can see a slice of clear conditions across much of the west europe but some good clear skies and then a lot more snow working its way through poland and on into ukraine as we head into saturday now to the south again northern africa again conditions here are improving
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the winds are easing through friday and saturday but feeling cool just 16 inches probably. a city. defined by military occupation there's never been an arab state here with the capital of jerusalem everyone is welcome but this depôt structure that maintains because only project does what we refuse was one of the sound of the settlement and the story of jerusalem through the eyes of its own people segregation occupation discrimination injustice this is in the 21st century jerusalem a rock and a hard place on al-jazeera. welcome
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back and look at the headlines now iraq's president submitted its resignation after feeling to back the man who's been nominated to be prime minister barham salih as of late on his nomination it won't satisfy protesters demands for an independent leader. turkish president russia type one says parliament vote in january on a motion to send troops to support libya's un backed government the administration in tripoli has been under attack for months by forces loyal to khalifa haftar. and syrian activists are saying that near freezing temperatures a slowing the government's offensive on the last rebel held province of idlib the fighting has forced 130000 civilians from their homes this month. well now in all the stories that we're following the mexican government is appealing to the international court of justice after a series of disputes with bolivia mexico has accused bolivian police of spying on its diplomatic personnel in the past this off to mexico granted asylum to 9 people
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loyal to bolivia's former president evo morales relations have been strained since morale has resigned and kind asylum in mexico after a disputed presidential election but all this is now in argentina money rapido joins us from mexican city what more can you tell us about this friction between mexico and bolivia. well mary as you mentioned this frictions has existed between the 2 nations between mexico and bolivia since since the start of the new presidential administration under the leadership of jenin and yes the interim president of bolivia and it was mexico after all that offered the 1st nation to offer political asylum to former bolivian leader evill mortalities following his resignation following the pressure from bolivia's armed forces but mexico as you mentioned already has granted political asylum to 9 individuals in mexico's embassy in the bolivian capital since then this is this occurred sometime in november since
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then mexico alleges an increase in harassment an increase in the police presence outside of the mexican embassy in lepas even today early on thursday it was reported by mexican authorities that 10 police vehicles with some 50 elements of police forces were stationed just outside of the mexican embassy for mexican officials this amounts to harassment of the amounts to a violation of international treaties and which is why we're now seeing a in appeal by mexican authorities to the international court of justice and to the united nations to help mediate what amounts to a dispute a diplomatic quarrel between the 2 nations what we heard from president and that. is that he says that he hopes that sense will prevail in this dispute very. that's right bolivia has been accused of violating diplomatic norms it's now gone to the international court of justice what is the response from the from the past. well we've heard in the past when when president when former president ever
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modellers was in mexico foreign minister got in langat a crew that he gives of bolivia had accused mexico of undermining democracy in the country in favor of ever more dollars saying that mexico wants to interfere in bolivia's elections on the question of the i.c.j. talks we heard today from bolivia's government minister at the time what do you know who says that it's mexico that is threatening. bolivia saying quote we will see you there and we will see who has truly violated treaties here is referring to the vienna convention of 1961 which guarantees the rights of embassies guarantees privileges for diplomatic missions and what bolivian officials here are saying is that mexico is harboring criminals is harboring terrorists it is embassy in mexico is saying that they're simply granting political asylum to individuals who are fleeing political persecution in bolivia area thank you from mexico city. and yes government has says that at least 14 troops have been killed in the village
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of saddam in the western region of taylor bury the interior minister says the group was quote ambushed by heavily armed terrorists on wednesday it says a fierce battle took place in several of the attackers were killed the security forces have been escorting a team registering people to vote no on has claim to claim responsibility for what's taken place meanwhile people a bikini morning after 2 attacks in the space of just 48 hours at least 12 soldiers were killed when they were ambushed on wednesday night in hell ailie and soon province at the mali and border it's the same region where an army base and a nearby town were attacked on tuesday 35 civilians were killed and 80 gunmen died in clashes amid address brings us the latest from a budget and explained why it's challenging for picking a faster and its neighbors to prevent such attacks. these forces don't have enough resources to deal with the problem look at money for example and look at how vast but areas the north in particular much of it is desert and you have
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a lot of armed groups even before the arrival of al-qaeda and eisel there were rebellions in the north of mali there were also issues a rebellion in the. problems in brooklyn a fossil and many other countries in this hell and west africa so in nigeria you have boko haram that is spread not only in nigeria it is going to across the border into come rule child republic and some very spirited some of them are also moving into broken up russell so without enough resources to deal with these problems to tackle these train fighters from the middle east from libya north africa and the rest it will be difficult for these forces to to to to to take care of the problem and there are also fear that because of these countries many of these countries don't have any strategic value to probably some members of the influential members of the international community they may not see a response like we saw in syria in other countries where international forces are
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involved and action is being taken saudi led coalition says it will investigate a deadly military operation that targeted a busy market in northern yemen in ita nations says at least 17 people were killed in tuesday's artillery attack including 12 ethiopian migrants if the media says the shelling came from across the border in saudi arabia this is the 3rd time the market has been attacked within a month a spokesman for the people's peace movement in afghanistan says $27.00 activists who were abducted in western province then released members of the group were taken by the taliban 2 days ago while rallying for peace in the country's history close to the border with iran taleban has responded to these claims. police in india are being accused of using on authorize and excessive force against protesters new delhi's jummy a university an independent investigation by a civil rights group found offices indiscriminately beat demonstrators destroyed
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public property and arrested people on law featuring clashes 2 weeks ago police are also accused of intimidating and firing on protesters and pradesh state where 18 people were killed demonstrations are against new citizenship law that's been labelled as anti muslim. well georgia quit by antigovernment protests and parliamentary elections scheduled for next year a banking magnate has decided to take on the government so out as areas robin farseer walker went to meet day to find out whether in george's personality driven political arena another might be on the rise. of the in rural community most successful banking city breaks the opening of a new hotel the dow it's a side venture. politics is now cash as it heads aides main business i thought a job this summer president say it launched his political party. on the black sea
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but the site of his ambitious 2 and a half $1000000000.00 deep sea port but the ports future is in question georgia's government has delayed its support and has it r.j. and a business partner of fighting a separate fraud investigation accused of laundering nearly $17000000.00 through their bank t b c. president has entered politics to fight back courting voters and challenging the government on prime time t.v. in live there is a certain line of which you don't want to cross. should you made a deal with them or change not only for you but change the country's future so that's why i just decided to leave business. the government party says president and say mr for the missing millions when you are under investigation and you are just creating. a political party you have tour say something
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or at least hate. about what happened was this is my work i said as a stream to make a success of this country the way to make a success. this whole foods business. this is just another oligarch making his moves in the case of history repeating itself. the car car there were a 1000000000 evolution really into politics only seem to rescue her from poverty in a power hungry elite the one landslide elections in 2012 was their exit dislikes the comparison it's not the board myself it's a bold those people who are joining the low the young people they are easy to spot into which is frequent government demonstrations it's just a bold idea and the idea is to georgia and i think really we have
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a big chance to change this country to make it's very successful the maybe a banker who knows how to build a business and it's not clear yet how many scenes he has to the living for steve wilkos and i just hear conflicting. maoism other stories are keeping an eye on internet and phone lines are still down in some parts of the philippines after typhoon pan falling at least 20 people were killed in a storm which tore who lives of houses and toppled trees planes and ferry service is suspended stranding thousands of people the song has now moved off into the south china sea. and brazil 13 percent of the amazon rainforest is made up of indigenous reserves off limits to farmers who contribute to deforestation but present garble scenario is determined to unlock some of that land for economic growth now some of brazil's indigenous groups say they want
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a slice of the lucrative agri business as well our last american editor lease in human reports from nova come in mato grosso. good also which means thick forest is a state in central brazil twice the size of california and better known today for its endless fields of crops and cows. but there's still a lot of tropical forests left including incompetent norval defied s.e.'s the 15000 square kilometer indigenous reserve says of the it's here that we meet of a. leader of the national indigenous farmers association and like most tribes the used to live from subsistence farming but now they're growing and selling soya and other grains for export as well did exist throughout the us the homes are pregnant women were losing their babies from lack of food children were malnourished but after 15 years of producing greens our lives have changed now we
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have lots of food the project is giving us sustainability there was. good and his tribe earlier this year received a visit from the agriculture and environmental ministers of the role model for president jade balsa not his vision for integrating brazil's indigenous communities into mainstream society the project has been vilified by other indigenous groups and many environmentalists who argue that they will lose their culture and for their destroy the amazon canal disagrees that you lost on the 2nd route you know we're in the 21st century of course our culture traditions and identity are important but we can't remain frozen in time. indeed these days this traditional palm leaf house is used mostly for meetings guests and religious ceremonies. outside of the reserves the president is also giving the green light to expand brazil's agricultural frontier this red sample is cotton in fact almost everything
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that's profitable grows here brazil is already the world leader in soya and sugarcane in beef and among the top 3 corn producers but in order for the average business to continue to expand it needs more and more land which explains why the brazilian amazon is so coveted. paradoxically brazil's king of soybean is concerned about a global backlash. the president has taken a mistaken approach but i think our mistakes in the agribusiness sectors concerns of a possibly caught against our products may make them realize while the amazon is sovereign brazilian territory it's also needed by the entire world. that the reserve says many foreign governments of expecting indigenous tribes to remain naked eating ants in the forest he explains they using only 1.7 percent of their
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territory to grow soya another grains for export he insists they don't need more at least for now to see and human al-jazeera cumple no look at a cease brazil. online as well as plenty more on the other stories a covering in this bulletin al jazeera dot com is the address. sikka headlines now iraq's president has submitted his resignation after refusing to back the man who's been nominated to be prime minister barham salih says assad dani's nomination will not satisfy protesters demands for an independent leader danny is backed by iraq's largest parliamentary bloc which is allied with iran protesters have been on the streets for months now demanding an end to corruption poverty and unemployment the turkish present russia type one says he plans to send troops to support libya's internationally recognized government ministration
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tripoli has been under attack for months by forces loyal to her life after i do one says he will present a bill to the parliament in january outlining a deployment from the beginning we have objected to the coup perpetrated by the retired general against the lawful government we provided and are still providing assistance to libya's legitimate government against the coup plotter who is receiving support from certain european states libya is a neighboring country as we share a maritime border lines in the mediterranean sea once the parliament comes into session we will present the proposal for dispatching turkish troops to libya based on the security cooperation agreement once indorsed by the parliament we will be able to effectively back the legitimate government some states who support the coup general with their jet fighters tanks a militia object to this move and criticize turkey because of it syrian activists say near freezing temperatures are slowing the government's offensive on the loss of rebel held province of idlib fightings forced 830000 civilians from their homes
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this month many into makeshift camps region suffered weeks of bombardment an airstrike by the syrian government and its russian ally. and israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu is facing a new threat to his grip on power his ruling party is fighting to decide who will lead them in unprecedented 3rd election in under a year former education minister gideon sawyer says he will be better placed to form a government after national elections in march at yahoo has been weakened by corruption charges as well as back to back failures to form a government this year as that lines coming up we bring you an exclusive performance from the libyan american hip hop artist k n that's on the stream more news after that in about 30 minutes.
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