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announcer: this is al jazeera. welcome to the al jazeera newshour. we are here from doha. in the next 60 minutes. [ explosion ] tensions mount in jerusalem around the flashpoint - al-aqsa compound. israeli activists try to storm the site. al qaeda targeted in yemen. two senior leaders reportedly killed in a u.s. air strike. >> tonight they said we can have real change in washington, real change republicans sweep to victory
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in the u.s. midterm elections, taking control of both houses in congress. and the sirps side of social -- sirnster side of social media. tech giants are ignoring the widespread use of the web by extremists. our top story - there has been heightened tension in jerusalem, where israeli activists threatened to storm the al-aqsa compound. palestinians turned up at the site and fought with israeli police after being denied entry to the mosque. the mosque is sacred to jews and muslim. it is located in occupied east jerusalem. israel supplied access to the site called temple mount. muslims referred to it as the nobel sanctuary. it's home to the dome of the
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rock and al-aqsa mosque. it's managed as part of a 20 year piece deal. non-muslims are allowed to visit the site. jews are not allowed to pray there. we'll go to imtiaz tyab. live from jerusalem. we know this has long been a flashpoint between muslims and jews. what sparked the recent tension? >> that's right. it really has in the past several months been a major flashpoint. we have seen a number of confrontations between complains and israelis. but what we saw this morning is in response to something that happened a week ago today. one week ago a man by the name of rabbi was shot and injured by a palestinian man. mr glick is controversial, leading a jewish group which is
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pushing for greater access to the al-aqsa mosque. he was leading a conference, which is advocating that, and we have seen a number of confrontations by israeli security forces and palestinians. this all coming to a head when supporters and other far right groups tried to enter the compound. that resulted in confrontations between police and protesters who see this as a major provocation. >> tension in the area has been growing out of the gaza conflict. how has prime minister binyamin netanyahu dealt with it? >> well, in the past few days publicly he appealed for calm for his actions and the actions of his government - they have been anything but. we have seen mass arrests across
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occupied east jerusalem, in the past 11 or 12 days. there has been over 100 arrests since before the gaza war. in total there has been well over 800 arrests. we have seen the israeli government announcing large settlement expansions in occupied east jerusalem, which angers palestinians, because they hope the occupied east jerusalem will be the capital of their future state. while you have israeli government and the prime minister publicly urging and appealing for calm, his government has done very differently, and that is why we are seeing much of the anger on the streets in many palestinian neighbourhoods, and perhaps specifically in and around the al-aqsa mosque compound, which is a flashpoint. >> imtiaz tyab, thank you for highlighting the dlem area and intentions over the amaxa compound -- dilemma and intentions over the al-aqsa
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compound. >> in yemen two leaders of al qaeda have reportedly been killed. shawki al-badani and nabil al-dahab were targeted in a u.s. strike. shawki al-badani was named a global terrorist by the united states. we have this report from sanaa. >> reporter: sources close to al qaeda faces in bayda province told al jazeera that u.s. drone strikes on a vehicle carrying four people, including these leaders took place late monday among the dead. there were four killed. the most important is shawki al-badani, considered the leader of sharia, the local name for the al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. he was in that attack. that was in charge of al qaeda. the more important and significant figure is shawki
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al-badani. considered to be in charge. al qaeda in the arabian peninsu peninsula, and is designated as a global terrorist for plots against the capital here. it's a blow for al qaeda in yemen activists say government forces are behind an attack near idlib province. u.s.-backed rebels lost ground with the al qaeda-linked al nusra front gaining territory. >> iraqi forces are advancing on the key northern oil refinery town of baiji. the pictures show government troops exchanging fire with i.s.i.l. fighters. b baiji is home to an oil refinery. >> let's go to the u.s. republicans take control of both houses of congress. that will limit what president
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obama can do in my final two years, at home and abroad. with a look at how the vote unfolded. the republicans need victories across the 10 battle ground states. so far they clinched a 7th. the states are iowa, north carolina, colorado, south dakota, arkansas and west virginia. >> and in kentucky mitch mcconnell won re-election and is likely to lead the party in the senate going forward. the democrats lost new hampshire. a run off is expected in louisiana, because the race is too close to call. >> reporter: a man who is likely to be the new senate majority leader, mitch mcconnell, celebrates his win in kentucky,
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one far easier than predicted. >> tomorrow the papers will say i won this race. [ cheering and applause ] >> but the truth is - the truth is tonight we begin another one. one that is far more important than mine. that is a race to turn the country around. >> reporter: a run-off was predicted in the georgia senate race with speculation that neither candidate could achieve a win. georgia made it loud and clear. what was supposed to be a close race became another comfortable victory. there'll be a run-off to louisiana, and one democratic senator who will live to fight another day. >> louisiana is worth fighting for. join me. let's get rest tonight and hit the campaign trail in the morning. god bless you all.
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thank you. >> the republicans increased their majority in the house of representatives and took a number away from the democrats, including president obama's home state of illinois. the president could struggle to implement foreign policy in the face of both houses controlled by the opposition. >> i think they'll see an aggressive foreign policy, more foreign aid. the president will have less room to negotiate with the iran deal. less room to negotiate when it comes to ukraine. and the u.s. peace process, they'll get much mosh hawkish -- much more hawkish. president obama will be retrained, he'll make proposition to the world but come back and work with a congress that doesn't want to vote with him. >> reporter: both parties were invited to the white house to
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discuss the new reality. emboldened by their victory the new lords on the hill are more likely to demand presidential compromise than seek it. >> west african leaders are meeting with burkina faso's military over a transitional government the the president said of nigeria, ghana and senegal are expected to try to persuade the army to hand over to civilian rule. the army took control after the president was forced to resign. we go live to the capital. what are the west african leaders hoping to achieve? >> of all the players involved in the negotiations, the region, west africa, has the most to gain or lose. of all the interests - they have their own interests. they want whoever heads the country to be someone they can work with. they will likely persuade or put
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pressure on isaac zida. they'll give him incentives, offer what they choose to offer him and hope he accepts that. for the people on the ground. they'll have mixed feelings about whether isaac zida should step down or stay. >> reporter: this man took part in protests that took part in the ousting of blaise compaore. >> translation: i broke my arm and leg. it was worth it. we got rid of blaise compaore. i'm in pain, but proud of what we did. >> this public hospital doesn't have everything it needs to treat the injured. >> patients are asked to bring their own supplies - drips, bandages and drugs. the hospital is running low. many families can't afford to do that. they have to rely on donations. the country and the majority of people are struggling. many take out frustrations on the homs of those close to -- homes of those close to the former president.
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many are here because they are curious to see how the rich lived. the more profit-minded copy sensitive documents they find and plan to sell for $1 each. many took part in the recent protests. they are divided on whether ltcol isaac zida should step down and hand over to a transitional government. >> since 1966, this government has been ruled by military powers. we'd like, if possible, a civilian. someone who has never ever taken a weapon. even one day. >> i think he should stay, because it's only for the transition period. i think he should stay. >> whatever is decided, this country has a long road ahead. forming a transitional government and holding lctions. picking up the pieces is not going to be easy. >> the big question is if isaac
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zida leaves, when will it be. some analysts say that it won't be that long. maybe by friday or the weekend. some say it could take longer. it could stay in power. the pig - obviously a big decision depending on hymn. he knows the answer. he hasn't officially given a statement of when he intends to leave. if he does. >> still to come on the al jazeera newshour - struggling for survival. violence in mallee forces thousands from their homes and threatens a humanitarian crisis. details emerge about the mexican mayor and his wife arrested over the disappearance of 43 students. in sport joe tell us which champion's league team is on the brink of the knockout stages before their progress was halted on the stroke of full time.
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let's turn our attention to nigeria, where boko haram fighters appear to be gaining more territory in the north-east. the armed group suspected of being behind a string of attacks in the past few days - in the last - in the latest assault five soldiers have been killed in gombe state. gunmen reportedly robbed a bang and set fire to a police station. in a neighbouring town, police launched an attempt to take back adamawa. more than 10,000 were forced to believe, and many are seeking rev yuj in yola. >> reporter: they fled their homes to seek better protection. what they found was less security than they hoped for. these are the latest victims of
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boko haram's land grab in nearby nigeria. musa and his family watched the town overrun. a town of 100,000 people. >> translation: at first we thought it was soldiers. then the insurgents fired at people at the markets, and then we realised he was in trouble. >> musa is reignited with a wife and child. he's searching for the rest. >> up to 10,000 people live in the camp. all around is a general sense of anxiety. people are not sure what happened next. we went to the capital looking for some place that was safe. >> among the arrivals are fright
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end children: they wandered for days before they were picked up by a bus driver. security of the campus, a dozen officers at most, for a population of thousands. all of them lightly armed. >> musa feels that nowhere else is safe from boko haram. he saw security personnel abandoning their host has he left gombe. >> along the way he met six people. they fled because they were outgunned. if you see and here boko haram fire power, they won't blame you for running away. they kept to the nigerian side of the border. >> the military command says air assaults is the way to retake gombe, an operational base, from parts of the east.
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less than 200km, the capital, many feel less secure. some have left. those who haven't hope that the assurances of protection of government are real. right. let's take a closer look at the group. boko haram has been trying to create an islamic state in northern nigeria. and has strongholds in adamawa, yobe and borno. little was known about the groups. it sparked an international campaign demanding the release, shifting focus to the nigerian government. many analysts say that the military used to be the strongest, weakening with soldiers declaring their position. the government faces an embarrassing setback when boko
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haram denied agreeing to a ceasefire in october. there are fears when bloodshed continues. let's bring in our analyst, the director of viewpoint africa. he joins me live from london. thank you for being with us. explain to us how is it that boko haram is able to transfer itself from being bandits to a well-run rebel army in such a short period of time. >> i must say that boko haram caused a problem for nigeria, and that has been down to the fact that it worked on the margins of society, areas that the nigerian government failed to bring about good governance and the youth matter. many have not jobs. combined with abject fear, many
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communities find themselves on the margins, angry with the government, not knowing how to deal with boko haram, many of the communities are scared and concerned. i think boko haram increased its popularity in the areas, and the government is not able to stop them. >> you say pop u latter ni. who is -- popularity. who is funding the group, and are they united? >> united to an extent. boko haram is pard of the wider jihadist movement, including al-shabab, i.s.i.l., and al qaeda. very have expressed sympathies and affiliation with the groups. the funding, blueprint, ideology and guidance comes from the other groups, and they are all connected in terms of wanting to dislodge nigeria from the counter path, and having an
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islamic state, a cally fat. they -- caliphate. they focussed on that, and i think the nigeria government has not been able to retain them because of an ability to maintain recruits and intimidate fear. and in this case with the nigerian government. unable to stop them. matching them man by man from a military perspective and fire power perspective. >> they seem to be unstoppable. what do you think is the best way to subdue the insurgency? >> i think this is a generation that is clearly not coming back. more than likely we'd have to ensure that the government, if it's serious about his efforts to start working with the youth, making sure that the next generation doesn't join boko
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haram, making sure they are providing jobs and security, and for youths to be unlikely to be persuaded by groups like boko haram. if we win that war, this generation that's lost, we may be able to gain a long-term gain. failing that, i'm afraid the boko haram saga, which we saw the al qaeda movement, jihadist movements continuing for some time to come. >> thank you for explaining the complications of nigeria, and boko haram to us. well there are reports of renewed violence in mali, with government troops battling separatist tuareg fighters. the first confrontation since the ceasefire in may. the tuareg fighters began in 2011 to establish an independent state. the following year, mallee's president was deposed.
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in june, al qaeda-linked groups turned on tuareg, and captured cities. four months later a block was agreed to to free northern mali joined by the french. fighting between al qaeda, and other groups around the town put people at risk. we have more. >> the town of menaka is nearly 1200km from the capital. the central government is nowhere to be seen in this remote region. si six months ago the fighters for ml l.a. were able to expend the group from here. ml l.a. fighters say they have another enemy in the error. >> we are fighting mali, but we have a war with al qaeda, which is systematically killing our fighters and targetting our people with explosions.
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we do the patrols to protect our land. in this multi pronged law, it's the civilian population that suffers the most. before the years of violence, these people lived in precarious conditions. this is how they moved from place to place in search of pasture for their livestock. this is the water they drink. they are happy to have it. in this form, water is hard to come buy in this region. violence pushed thousands to flee for safety. most ended up here in the town of menaka. the new living companies are not better. there are no health facilities here. there's also a severe shortage of basic medicines and relief has not been coming through. >> translation: since the beginning of the conflict we called on many n.g.o.s and those in the gulf country to come to help. few responded.
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in most cases they told us the area is insecure for them to operate. >> providing an education for children is another challenge in menaka. >> there's a lot of things lacking here. we don't have teachers. they have fled. those that teach are mostly volunteers from among the local residents. >> the failure of peace talks in al jazeera, is making things worse. the tuareg flag is high in this part of the country. they don't seem to be closer to their ultimate goal of an independent state of their own. >> the head of a british spy agency says that internet companies are ignoring the way the web is used by extremist. hannigan says tech giants like google. facebook and twitter are in denial about groups like i.s.i.l. and al qaeda putting people on the line. >> reporter: to much of the
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world they are the icons of search, socialising, keeping billions in touch. to one of the british spy agencies, the pig tech giants are a nightmare. impossible to keep across. the new boss is describing them as command and control. robert hannigan says the companies are in denial about how they are used, and there needs to be greater cooperation. the problem the security services are facing is they are up against something never seen before. a group of fighters grown up in the digital age. i.s.i.l. is able to get the videos online. using a computer with an internet connection. or even with asmartphone. the group had a smartphone app. it could take control of devices and tweet messages. it was moved but not until it was downloaded thousands of
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time. for every act taken town, another dozen spring up. >> it requires evolution on the security side of things. that's the warning from the web security expert. it is believed to be a generational issue and youngsters way ahead. >> they are using innovation and social media that they are more literal in, and they are taking their war, jihad, crisis to the front line online. >> some would say that privacy is paramount. would the arab spring have taken the same form if web giants handed over governments. we are told these latest requests are in the interests of security but not enough of an argument. >> at what point do you violate people's privacy.
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it's a question we haven't come up with a good answer. >> reporter: we live in a post snowden age. this man, edward snowden, leaked information showing security services take data when they need it. should those we entrust our digital lives to help them take more. even if it is to keep them safe. that's an answer few will be able to agree. >> bringing you some breaking news that came in. we are getting reports here that two police men in east jerusalem have been run over by a car. we don't have much detailed other than that. these are inflamed in east jerusalem. we will of course be bringing you more details on the story once we get it. just to repeat, a driver rammed a car, and two police men have been run over. it happened in east jerusalem, and we'll bridge you more
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details as we get it moving on, thousands are expected to demonstrate in mexico over the disappearance of 43 students. families are organising a protest on wednesday. it followed the arrest of a major and his wife linked to the disrespects of the student. >> reporter: captured, mexico's wanted couple. a former mayor and his wife. both are suspected of having links to a drug gang, masterminding an attack. it left 43 university students missing. federal police arrested a couple in a small apartment in the city, during a pre-dawn raid. it was a much-needed break for the federal government. police are looking for the students, more than a month after they disappeared in guerrero. >> translation: investigations
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advance. i hope in the next few days we can give you more substantial information. >> the mayor and his wife ruled the town with an iron fist. they turned the local police into their own private army and worked hand in hand with a drug gang. this resident, afraid to show her face, said people were scared to go outside. and many left the towns because the gangs came. for this man, news gives him hope. his grandson is one of the 43 missing students. >> translation: we know the cops took the kids. the mayor has to know what happened. the rest makes confident we'll find out the truce. >> dozens of grips have been recovered. the remains of 38 people have been discovered, but not identified as missing students.
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>> the arrests are a victory for the government. wednesday, tens of thousands of people plan to protest and demand justice and answers to where the 43 missing students are coming up on al jazeera - egypt's human rights record comes under the spotlight at the united nations. jo will be here to tell you why two u.s. sports stars found themselves in courts. details in sport.
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welcome back. let's take a recap of the top stories on al jazeera. there's heightened tension in jerusalem, where right wing israeli activists attempted to storm the al-aqsa compound. palestinians turned occupy n site with police after they were denied entry. reports of two police men run over by a car in east jerusalem west african leaders are meeting with burkina faso's military. the presidents of garden a, senegal and nigeria are -- ghana, senegal and nigeria are going to try to persuade them to hand over transitional rule republicans take the house in american elections. it will limit what president obama can do in his two final years in office. straight to imtiaz tyab,
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live in jerusalem. now, can you tell us more about this latest incident out of east jerusalem, where two police men were run over by a car. >> reporter: well, this is a developing situation, a lot of information is coming at us. we are trying to sort through what we know of as fact. we may possibly be dealing with two separate incidents and are hearing that a car was driven into a group of pedestrians, injuring a number of people. we understand in that incident the driver, as he tried to flee the scope was shot by police. again, we are also hearing of a separate incident in which two israeli police may also have been injured in a potential attack or some sort of accident by a vehicle. now, all this underscores how tense the situation is across
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occupied east jerusalem. and you may remember last month we reported on a situation in which a palestinian man drove into a group of people waiting at a light rail station, resulting in a number of injuries, and the death of a 3-month-old baby girl. people are bracing for a similar situation. at this stage we can't confirm for sure what exactly is going on. however, the police are suggesting that the incident that i mentioned in which a number of pedestrians were injured, and the driver fleeing the scene was shot. >> thank you for the update. imtiaz tyab speaking to us from jerusalem. >> the human rights record being reviewed by the united nations of egypt, examining how opposition womens rights and press is dealt with. anti-government protests
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continued, despite the introduction of the protest law. this means a special permit issued for gatherings of 10 people. the local court issued for 23 people in gaol after they were accused of holding an illegal demonstration. rights groups criticized egypt for the way they were treated. there are claims that sexual harassment were not vetted. journalists have been targeted by the military government, including three working for al jazeera. peter greste, mohamed fadel fahmy and baher mohamed. all three have been in gaol for 312 days out there. they are falsely accused of supporting the outlawed muslim brotherhood. they are appealing against their sentences. let's go to barnaby phillips, joining us love. why is the u.n. choosing to focus on egypt, or is this a more global look at human rights
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records around the world. >> it's the latter. it's a global look at every country's human rights record that takes place here in geneva, on rotation. today it's egypt. tomorrow togo. brazil. it's everyone's turn if you like. egypt was last examined in the public universal peer review in 2010. obviously a lot has happened and changed in egypt since 2010. there's an unusual degree of interest, perhaps around the proceedings. many, many countries asked to speak after the egyptian government gave its own representation. so many, that each is allocated one minute. the proceedings are under way for a couple of hours. and listening to them with me has been phillippe from human rights watch. do you have a sense that what happens at the human rights
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council can lead to an improvement in egypt. >> what is happening should bring to light the reality of the egyptian government on the ground. actually when it's put to the test, it fails to respond to the request. some of them, many have been expressed by litigation of the turkish ambassador and freedom of expression on the restricted place or society. on the large number of prisoners. the response is absent. and what should come out of the debate is the understanding that addressing human rights should not be by business as usual, and the human rights watch council, looking at the lack of response from the government should monitor the fact-fighting mechanism. >> in fact, my own estimation is that the majore of statements
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around the world have been supportive of egypt. from west african counties, and supporting regions. they have been more or less saying egypt, you are doing a good job. >> the egyptian government has been rounding up support for their own human rights. human rights councils, proceedings, are never black and white, and there's a number of strong statements. when he's talking to me, a number of countries have totally failed to reflect the gravity of the crisis, it should be the way that the human rights sees it. >> the message from the egyptian government is that we are facing a terrorist insurgency in sinai
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and northern egypt. this they are having to work on human rights at a time when national security is under great threat. >> terrorism activity had to be addressed. you don't look at them by tracking down the n.g.o.s, strangling and forcing them to register under a deeply flawed station and activities, by prestricting access to funding. the reality is many are justified by terrorism, but have nothing to see. n.g.o.s today decide not to come to geneva, because of reprisals, and there is nothing that can be related to this situation. >> philip david cameron the human rights situation. back to you in doha.
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>> thank you. >> the secretary-general of zambia's ruling party has been rein stated. the dismissal of the leader occurred in the past. >> reporter: briefly dishiffed, but back at his -- dismissed, but back at his post, edward lungu was reinstated. he also was the defense minister and had been sacked by the interim president the public backla backlash. police had to use tear gas to disperse them. the protests causing an emergency meeting. >> some of these things that we see, and we look at them, they
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are things that bring other countries. >> in the end the interim president rescinded an order to remove lungu. he has not explained why he reversed his decision. >> he needs to explain why he is in office after last week. >> he was constitutionally barred from running because his parents were born in scotland. and he could take the first step to white minority rule. elections for a successor must be held within 90 days. >> what is important is that there is a clear sense that the rules are being followed, that there's no attempt to manipulate the transition. that's the uncertainty that would lead to the types of protests that we saw.
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>> reporter: people in zambia are in morning the the funeral of president satay is scheduled for next week save the children is opening its first socialist ebola treatment center in sierra leone. the country has seep more than 1,500 victims of the virus. the organization says it will spend 45 million in sierra leone to stop the spread of the disease. many political crimes committed during romania's communist era remain unpunished. this week a former boss was charged for what happened in the 1950s. it's been seen as a positive step for romania to reconcile its communist part. >> it's been many years, but this man is unrepentant. he is accused of torturing and
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causing the death of 12 political prisons at a gaol he was in charge in between 1963 and on. this is one of the many victims of the secret police. arrested in 1985. he was beaten so badly in prison that he died of a ruptured intestin. his son is into the third week of a hunger strike. demanding that 30 years on, justice be served. >> you can't torture and kill people. no, that's not acceptable for society. the society cannot accept that ever. that's why these are - there's no statue of limitations, human rights declarationful all the international legislation and laws. >> the protest saw romania fall
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fall. the strasburg judges ruled in favour of a group of demonstrators from the 1981 protest. the allegations have not been dealt with in the court. >> translation: the decision is not about the amount of money awarded, it's about the impulse that it will give the romanian prosecutors to reopen the files which are wrongly kept secret. and the guilty people brought to justice. there is a body set up to look at the darkest ep sods of the communest era. for years, investigations were hampered, and only recently was work given statutory backing. access to the files is crucial to making progress. for many years, they had access to the files. explain why these cases are
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slowly. the decision to force him to come to court indicates a willingness for the present day leaders to show support. the slow pace is frustrating for the family, and it will take more than one prosecution to demonstrate a style like this time to check on the weather now, with steph. you are keeping an eye on europe. >> that's right. europe had it bad over the past few weeks. there has been more torr essentially heavy rain. let's look at the satellite. you see the latest batch working through the mediterranean, all the way through to scanneda naiia. it has been gig us heavy downpours, and the region of france where we see the worst of it. here are the latest pictures showing the flood water, very fast moving and dangerous.
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it's not a surprise that we had flooding, if you look at the amount of rain, we saw 160mm in 24 hours. it gave us some problems. to the north-west we saw over 300 millimetre of wet weather. that's why we had a bad case of flooding. that system has not finished with us just yet. if we look at the charts today and the next couple of days, we'll see where the heaviest rain is expected to be. the wet weather edging to the east. it's gradually working across more of the out. that's where we'll see the worst of the weather over the next couple of days, there'll be over 100mm more rain from the system that could again give us more in the way of flooding. that is the system for today. as we head through thursday, heavy downpours over theal possess and south over italy and the other side of the adriatic.
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it's worth noting what is going on in the west. it's not drying up. there's another rain band heavy for thursday and friday. >> still to come on al jazeera - secretist state. a rare claims into an art exhibition -- glimpse into an ard exhibition from north korean artists and uci mountain bike world cup favourite has been saved. all the rest of the -- and melbourne coup favourite has been saved. that next in sport.
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. >> welcome back, an section from london is giving people a rare look at art in north korea. the embassy has opened its doors for people to look at art work from four of its art its. simon mcgregor-wood wint to have a look. >> reporter: north korea's embassy is far from the diplomatic quarter. members of the public and journalists can see an exhibition of north korean arts for four days. hand picked the artists upped close supervision painted london scenes. they have paintings that are their own. well see similarities in the brush strokes and in the way they are pointed. it's a different scene. >> back home, these are the
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artists painting portraits. there's not much room here for freedom of expression. embassy officials tell me they hope the unique event will build better understanding. but the sad reality is not many members of the public turned up. north korea's embassy, let's face is, is a long way from traditional locations. some of the artists travelled abroad. none speak english of the all through government translators. >> hong song ill is the senior artist. >> if there was a day with you as an artist decided something the government did was wrong, would you think it appropriate. appropriate to reflect that view. >> all the policies of the supreme leader and government
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reflect what the people want and agree. >> the section was a tightly controlled production. opening the doors of the embassy in this way was unusual, even if it did take place under the gaze of two leaders we are taking you to jerusalem, where we have some recent pictures of two incidents that have just occurred in the last half hour or so. we are not sure which one this is. i am, however, told that this incident is in west jerusalem, where a truck rammed into israeli pedestrians, while they were waiting for the light rail. they were told that the driver was shot and killed by israeli police. an earlier incident involved two
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police men run over. these are the details that we have so far. the two incidences follow from last month when a 3-month-old girl was killed, and eight other were injured when a car hit them. that was last month. east jerusalem has been a hot bed of conflict intention since july, when a palestinian teenager was abducted in killed. it follows after two israeli teenagers were killed. now, we'll bring you more details on the two incidents, one from west jerusalem and the other from east jerusalem, later in the programme when we get more details. let's now go to sports. and here is joe. >> real madrid's defense is on track.
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they have reached a knock out with a 1-0 win. cristiano ronaldo threatened to equal the goal-scoring record. the player of the year needing 1 more to match the tally. >> it settled matters against an indistinct liverpool team. >> a good match. we didn't play a high rhythm, because it didn't need it. we scored in the first half without taking risks at the ball. the team is good. we didn't have many opportunities, well controlled and a deserved outcome. >> arsenal scannedered a lead. sanchez put the gunners in control, before a researchent opponent came back to level the scores. >> juventus recovered from two
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defeats with a win against olimpy abbing os. b bas -- basel defeated ludogorets. >> the coach of russian team should be sacked. igor allegedly made racial comments towards his own african players. an f.i.f.a. member things that with the world cup coming up in 2018, russia needs to take a tough stance against racism. >> you can't have a coach like from a couple of days ago. a coach that calls black people things. a coach turning against his players. that's why they walked off during training, we honour. they walked off. you can't racially abuse your
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own players. we say that the russian federation supplied. >> such a coach for me. after proper investigation, with evidence men cannot be a leader. after will and danger, the 2018 world cup. russians vote. must be seen to be taking it in france, the coach said comments he made about african players have been mistemped. the 1998 -- miss terted. the 1988 winner quoted saying african players lacked intelligence and discipline staying with football, and the u.s. women's goalkeeper appeared before a judge charged with two counts of domestic violence. he is accused of hitting his sister and nephew. her lawyer said she was acting in self-defence.
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solo will stand trial in january. the u.s. team is months away from competing at the women's world cup. a conviction could jeopardise her place in the team and prevent her travelling to the tournament. >> meanwhile. minnesota running back. adrian petersen pleaded no contest to child abuse. he used a stick to discipline his 4-year-old son using cuts and bruises. he'll have to attend parenting classes and pay a fine. >> petersen, suspended says he wants to get his life back on track. >> u.s. basketball player says he's okay despite an attack. greiner posted this video on social media. the beijing team reporting a bust when the man attacked her and two team-mates.
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she refused a cut to the elbow. a team-mate was stabbed. the attacker has been arrested. horse racing officials say a defib rilator may have soiffed the life of the admire rakti. the 6-year-old horse died of heart failure caused by a rare condition. officials are reviewing whether equine defibrillators should be required. he wasn't able to attend to admire rakti because he was attending to another horse that broke his leg. he had to be put down. it overshadowed australia busiest horse race. that's all the sport for now. >> it's a sad story. >> stay with us here on al jazeera. we have another full bulletin of news at the top of the hour.
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police in jerusalem shoot and kill the driver of a truck that rammed into pedestrians. hello, this is it al jazeera, live from doha. i'm adrian finegan. also - al qaeda targeted in yemen. two senior leaders reportedly kill in a u.s. air strike. plus... >> tonight they said we can have real change in washington. real change. >> republicans sweep to victory in u.s. elections, taking control of both houses in