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you know what i like. a journey both dark because if you know there's a very for everything there's a lot of corruption and beautiful like the beautiful lady you have to be very patient and what is also the city has ascended against towers introduced sure the one my father and my most or our king for king for how the personal story to discover the source of one of the most expensive commodities sent from heaven this time on al-jazeera. i suppose driven from it syrians rucka a battle is won but the war is far from
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a. hello again welcome to life from doha also coming out crimes against humanity amnesty international releases its report accusing me. of carrying out a systematic and ruthless campaign against the rangers. cementing his authority china's president xi jinping to deliver his outlook for the next five years when he opens a communist party congress. cook iraq's prime minister office with the kurds but says their bid for independence is over. the u.s. backed opposition forces and now driven eisel from its self declared capital
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kurdish and syrian democratic forces raise their flag in the city after a four month battle from has high on the turkey syria border. reports. triumphantly. celebrating the city which was. told in syria but. wasn't. the syrian democratic forces a coalition of. kurds and arabs backed by the u.s. began the offensive in june i said fighters held ground for five months but the armed groups defense lines were eventually broken by a continual wave of strikes and shelling. we control rock up but as you know there are mines that we need to clear and we have to make sure there are laws to fighters hiding in tunnels we are now clearing all the areas we captured
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civilians continue to flee to save areas this is a family that has just a refugee camp controlled by the. tens of thousands of people have been affected by the fighting they mostly live in poorly equipped camps north of the city. i heard the news of a cease fire and took my family but then we came under fire the journey was tough because we had to walk through entire areas reduced to rubble now that iraq is under their control fighters got the order to move south towards daters or i sells last area of control in syria. and advance that is likely to put the kurds on a collision course with the syrian army which is also launching an offensive from the southwest to capture the oil rich province the two have recently been competing to expand their military gains in iraq and dealers or the counter rocket is
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a major setback for either which is now trying to hold ground in a vast desert area on the border with iraq by losing for thailand's and failed the group finds itself deprived of crucial financial means that perfectly need at this critical moment and it was hoping to use syria and iraq as a starting point for itself declared islamic state. well the u.s. played a key role in the removal of ice or from rocker with president trump claiming credit for changing the attitude of the military but exactly what role will the u.s. take in the rebuilding of syria and iraq that's still unclear here's our state department correspondent roslyn jordan. four months of ammunition airstrikes and bloodshed. the payoff isis so-called capital of raka is practically in the control of syrian arab and kurdish fighters with a healthy assist from the u.s.
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led military coalition there still is fighting left there but there is also training that continues with iraq internal security force some of that training also includes you know very very aptly the counter i.e.d. training which is allowing them to help remove some of these explosive remnants of war u.s. president donald trump quickly claimed credit for the success of the campaign saying his guidance quote has totally changed the attitudes of the military i totally changed our military i totally change the attitudes of the military and they have done a fantastic job the isis is now giving up it seems that winning the war against eisold may turn out to be the easy part the obama administration would only support those syrian opposition fighters who are willing to fight i sold not take on the assad government and in iraq they were dealing with kurds who felt that they should
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get an independent state in exchange for taking up arms against the group now it's up to the trumpet ministration to figure out how or whether it should be involved in shaping the peace in both countries the u.s. has said before it's not in the business of nation building a point the state department spokesperson repeated on tuesday is to restore basic services that is our plan it's not the sort of the nation building that the u.s. government previously engaged in in other countries right now we see our role as getting the basics up and running and then eventually turning it over to some to other countries and to that host country if you will a long time u.s. diplomat says the trumpet ministration has both the will and the diplomatic and economic tools to help iraqis in. syrians rebuild their countries but james jeffrey questions whether the white house will seize the moment as long as there is one isis jihadi fighter out there there will be a temptation to say let's continue doing what works rather than get into this very
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complicated other stuff where we don't have guidance from above and therefore as a same group of people are working on all of these things you tend to go with what's working doing the easy thing at a time when iraqis and syrians may be expecting the u.s. and its allies to help them do the harder thing return their countries to being viable states rosalyn jordan al-jazeera at the state department. i'm going to see international has called on the international community to take action to stop what it describes as crimes against humanity in me and it's release a report into the plight of the ranger who fled to neighboring bangladesh to escape the me and his campaign against them when haye reports the exodus continues this drone footage was shot on monday by the united nations refugee agency u.n.h.c.r.
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it shows crammed on to muddy banks after fleeing me and my across the next to bangladesh and misty international says that are escaping crimes against humanity being committed by the me and my military it says security forces a carrying out a systematic organized and ruthless campaign against the rigging. based on interviews with victims and witnesses amnesty says soldiers are raping murdering and burning their way through villages in northern rakhine states. the accusations of baghdad by recent arrivals in bangladesh spoken to by al jazeera. i am a security forces are burning all our villages and killing our people which is why escaped to bang the danish they are taking all rwanda men into forced labor camps making them work without pay and beating them up they also looting our livestock and goods if we protest they beat us and even kill us. this round of violence began in august when reading jet fighters attacked
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a government security posts the response from security forces was a so-called clearance operation that they said came to an end on the fifth of september but latest satellite images show the burning has continued according to human rights watch the village at the top of this picture was intact after september the fifth now it's completely torched below it is a buddhist village that's been left untouched. me and government says it will investigate what's happening in rakhine state which the united nations calls ethnic cleansing it also says it will begin a process of verification and repatriation soon but for so many who continue to flee there is nothing to go back to and no faith in what the government says wayne hay al-jazeera. china's communist party elite is gathering in beijing to choose the country's future leadership president xi jinping is expected to map out his
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ambitions for the next five years and further tighten his grip on power brown reports. she jinping is a confident leader confident enough to be carrying out the biggest of a shake up of the communist party that has ruled china for almost seven decades. the unprecedented overhaul includes the people's liberation army until now untouchable three hundred thousand troops have been dismissed and top generals ousted with many accused of corruption. combating graft in the military is part of a wider cleanup more than one point four million high and low ranking officials have been brought down including some regarded as political rivals she's also taken a hard line against dissent with a string of labor rights lawyers and social activist jailed many people have
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compared him to mao tse-tung but i think he simply doesn't mesh measure up to the to the quick comes because. people fear him much more than people respect or love him and all of his power has the right from the fact that he has been very effective in using the anticorruption operators according to president xi should now be starting his second and final term in office but that seems unlikely things supremacies at this congress appears assured he already holds more titles than any of his predecessors president party secretary head of the military and corps leader and he could be in line for a new title chairman. lucia chin is a commentator who reflects government thinking he says she offers continuity in an uncertain world i think that she is still available and she has a chance to extend a piece turns longer than ten or fifteen i can hear three of us like
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a night. germany so i think if we find a good candidate a good leader why we should not keep their life partner. in the streets people we spoke to echoed that view. of course i hope she would be reappointed she is the very best the disturbed and the b. are very satisfied as long as she's beneficial to the motherland we should be selected for several terms. in my life has improved and in my family's economy conditions better so we can show more president she has said he wants to make china stronger and more prosperous his message appears to be this i need more time to make that happen adrian brown al-jazeera beijing. the philippine president has declared the southern city of liberated a five month battle against fighters as the report of the threat of volunteer
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extremism remains not just in but across the mindanao region. this ceremony to signal the end of a month long military operation to take back full control of. an i saw inspired group called the mouth had taken parts of the southern philippines city earlier this year even though the military admits there are still pockets of resistance. here. i started with the mountain armed group raised its black flag over several government buildings last may now to fighters wanted to set up an islamic state in the mindanao region.
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but the significance is not lost today has been. liberated over a thousand people have died more than a hundred soldiers have perished in the battle lasted for more than four months. for the soldiers this celebration is bittersweet. in. our brothers whom we lost in the fighting especially our marine soldiers who died trying to take the bridge of that's where we incurred so many casualties. that. have been the work that we can finally go back home and be in the arms with our families again i am happy that we survive it. this was a difficult mission the damage caused by the fighting is unprecedented even for a region long held back by poverty and armed rebellion. relentless
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airstrikes ferocious gun battles and displacement of hundreds of thousands of civilians have turned my city into a desolate place this week to malta leaders were killed in a military operation the group's plans of setting up an iso inspired islamic state in mindanao have been shattered but in the region with many conflicts armed groups like the mounted do not remain without a leader for long the government admits it made mistakes and says it will go after local leaders who supported them out to group president at their day has promised to rebuild but are we city people here say they're grateful that they are now free from them out his theory. but they say they would like to know what freedom means that those now were fearful of an uncertain future. the southern philippines. so to come here at the president of somalia
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requests international help after the worst bomb attack in his country's history. millions of women take to social media to protest against sexual harassment find out how such campaigns could help stop crying. from dusky sunsets if it's proving savannah. to sunrise atop an asian metropolis hello there the weather is oh quite quiet over the foul taste in parts of china at the moment generally the winds are flowing in from the safe bringing a few areas of cloud and a few showers here particularly around the coast of vietnam and that's what will really go. to see as we head through wednesday and thursday as well further north you can see this area of cloud here that's over some parts of china that's really going nowhere in a great hurry for some thursday so still want to more showers to be found here now
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bit further towards the south you can see quite a distinctive swirl out towards the east as a developing storm and it's going to going to be tracking its way northward over the next few days and it is only throwing the weather further towards the west as well so do expect an announcement of the showers over the philippines and across towards parts of vietnam as well that system gradually pulling away north was there as i say but still bringing those showers with it even as we head through thursday further south more in the way of drawing weather here but still one or two showers even as far south as java and in jakarta towards the west lots of whether here in the southern parts of india and a few showers still making their way into the eastern parts of india as well and through bangladesh and this is really how things are going to stay as we head through wednesday and thursday towards the west largely dry and the temperatures easing a little bit so new delhi thirty four. the weather sponsored by cattle raise . a family business so called between two worlds really by tending to the
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dead to the living a better an intimate portrait of an industry most encountered only fleetingly al-jazeera correspondent death in the family at this time. let's take a look at the top stories shall we here at al-jazeera u.s. backed opposition forces have driven eisel from rocka itself declared capital in syria kurdish led syrian democratic forces raised their flag in this is stadium after a four month battle on the sea international is calling on the international community to take action to stop what it calls crimes against humanity in me and mom in
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a new report the group says minority fleeing a targeted campaign of widespread and systematic murder rape and burning carried out by security forces and rocco in state china's community communist party elite is gathering in beijing to choose the country's future leadership president xi is expected to map out his plans for the next five years and further tighten his grip on power. kurdish forces have relinquished more territory in northern iraq a day after government troops took the city of kirkuk the iraqi prime minister hyderabadi says the kurdish referendum on secession is now a thing of the past and he's calling for dialogue charles trafford has more from erbil. iraqi government troops and shia militia on the outskirts of kill cook
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less than twenty four hours off the kurdish peshmerga forces withdrew from the oil rich city no one predicted the ease and speed with which iraqi government forces could take control of the oil fields and most of the remaining towns in the disputed areas of northern iraq peshmerga forces withdrew in some areas without even firing a shot the iraqi prime minister says they nord orders from erbil so i wanted to help what they went against your instruction and didn't cancel market forces. i said listen many people who have fled kirkuk the day before began to return the lights and now we don't know anything yet we're about to enter but we don't know if it safe or not where else can i go i don't know where to go it's better to go back we're going back to our house and i think it was. some arab residents in this ethnically diverse region celebrated the arrival of iraqi government forces.
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now all of kirkuk is retaken and we are happy some of the peshmerga killed in the sporadic fighting which taken to a morgue in the kurdish region second city ceremony the regional government hasn't released figures yet on how many peshmerga will kill the letter and this is to let you know since last night we received twenty five corpses of troops killed in battles of kirk and its suburbs relatives of those killed in battles received twenty one corpses so far the bereaved relatives are gathering at the morgue to receive dead bodies of their sons you know bill many people say they are shocked and feel betrayed accusing the international community of siding with the iraqi government against them. it looks like there was an international betrayal of the kurdish nation and that is due to the fact that we had a plan to move towards. independence unfortunately we are facing a situation where we lost everything that we had before all this loss is
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a result of the fact that the kurdish nation is not united evidence of factionalism and rivalry between kurdish groups and political parties is growing in a statement released by the k r g president and head of the k d p party massud barzani said the withdrawal of peshmerga was because of unilateral decisions made by some officials the peshmerga general command is blaming this incredibly quick withdrawal of peshmerga fighters from these territories as being as a result of what it describes as historical treason by some senior members of the p u k party one former senior aide to the p u k has called for a transitional government and says more constructive channels of dialogue should be set up with baghdad after the iraqi army has taken so much control of territory that the k r g was hopeful would be part of a future independent kurdish state president barzani is facing one of the biggest political crises of his life charles stuff at al-jazeera north of erbil.
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afghanistan's deputy interior minister says at least seventy one people have been killed in a series of attacks carried out by the taliban forty one died more than one hundred fifty were injured in a suicide bombing and a gun battle at a police training center impacting your province and at least thirty others were killed in car bombings in neighboring province. rescue operations continue in somalia's capital for those still missing after the worst bomb attack in the country's history well the three hundred people were killed in saturday's attack somalia's president has told that his country. and has appealed for help mohamed. a huge crater the point where the explosion happened rubble from collapsed buildings. the shelves so vehicles scattered around the block. these images should be familiar to the people of
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somalia in conflict is the one nine hundred ninety s. yet saturday's attack one of the most lethal anywhere in the world for years. the way we have never seen anything like this this was a massacre of the weakest and within our society. students were returning from school and the poor shoppers this changes mogadishu for ever. been hit by bombings and was sent to us. here. the city's a rush hour on one of its busiest routes to the bomb rescue workers are still searching the rubble for bodies some they say. there's been no official claim of responsibility for the blast. so molly president mohamed up to life how
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about. it's the fight i thought they would claim but maybe they feared. the. responsibility to be claimed but this is their fingerprint this is what they have done. strongholds are concentrated largely in southern somalia with significant presence in many little. troops and african union peacekeepers have been steadily taking. in recent years but the loss of territory. to stop the fighters from cutting out. the president has this warning for the international community if they succeed here they're easier to. promote their. crazy ideology their political ideology to the youth in the united states
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and in europe. for the difficult search for bodies under the rubble. investigators are published the source of the military grade explosives . used in the talk another focus of the investigation officials say is whether help from within the security forces mohammed atta was. catalonians president. walked out of a cabinet meeting in protest against the arrest of. the leaders of the castle and national assembly and. that's a group dedicated to promoting the culture rested on monday. for organizing demonstrations and being held without bail. the u.s. charges blocked president translators between pages strictures on citizens from
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several countries entering the united states the restrictions which would have taken effect this week target people from iran libya syria yemen somalia child and north korea legal experts expect the final ruling will ultimately land in the u.s. supreme court president trump's first travel ban in january cause chaos and protests at u.s. airports before a judge is home today. hundreds of thousands of women have taken to using this social media hash tag me to post about their experiences a sexual abuse this fall as revelations about the abusive behavior of top hollywood producer harvey weinstein reports. in the wake of hollywood's harvey weinstein sexual harassment and assault scandal women and some men around the world are coming forward on social media under the hashtag me too they posted on instagram
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and the hashtag has been tweeted hundreds of thousands of times on twitter on facebook a viral message asks women to reposed saying if all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote me too as a status we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem leslie collar is one of the women who responded i posted that the first time that i was grabbed without my consent and a sexual manner i was in fourth grade and the person who grabbed me was not adult it was another student and so i think for me i i was realizing that the reader issue in terms of me had to teach that's presented. some women posted longer messages about their experiences but others worry that the campaign pressured women to reveal intensely painful episodes possibly reach ramah ties in them others question whether tweet sent posts have any real impact on stopping men from abusing
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women women and men as well are tired of being silenced or not recognized shamed. you were tired of not having a voice. when when incidences of sexual assault sexual abuse happens to us when we were starving let's do it similar social media campaigns by the focused on sexual predation by men in positions of power erupted last year following broadcast of the infamous access hollywood tape in which then candidate donald trump boasted about groping women we think the stereotypical person the perpetrator looks a certain way and they don't. and some have been nuns my my. my children's grandmother she was raped in boarding school by nuns. you know their neighbors their babysitters they work at churches there in schools we are elected
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electing folks who are perpetrators the countless online testimonials vividly illustrate a global culture of harassment assault and intimidation by men in positions of power commonplace in workplaces around the world robert oulds al jazeera los angeles the three days of national mourning it began in portugal after forty one people died in wildfire as emergency teams fighting the blazes were helped by rain and lower temperatures and there is rising public anger as people accuse the government of a lack of preparation sixty four others were killed in central politico in june. you are. toughest take a look at the top stories here it out as they are u.s. backed opposition forces have driven eisel from rocka itself declared capital in
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syria kurdish led syrian democratic forces raised their flag in the city stadium after a full month battle. amnesty international is calling on the international community to take action to stop what it calls crimes against humanity m e m r in a new report it says revenge a minority fleeing a targeted campaign of widespread and systematic murder rape and burning carried out by the security forces in rakhine state china's communist party elite is gathering in beijing to choose the country's future leadership president xi is expected to map out his plans for the next five years further tighten his her own power afghanistan interior minister says at least seventy one people have been killed in a series of attacks carried out by the taliban forty one died and more than one hundred fifty were injured in the suicide bombing and gun battle at a police training center impact here province and at least thirty others have been
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killed in car bombings in the neighboring girls the province. rescue operations continue in somalia's capital for those still missing after the worst bomb attack in the country's history well the three hundred people were killed in saturday's attack there's been no official claim of responsibility so far the somali president mohammed abdul latif or merger is however in no doubt it's the work of al-shabaab fighters. i thought they would claim but maybe they feel that this is a huge. responsibility to be claimed but this is their fingerprint this is what they have done israel has a roof a controversial plan for more than a thousand new satellite homes in the occupied west bank it comes a day after permission was granted to thirty one new satellite homes in the city of hebron the first such approval in fifteen years settlement programs have
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accelerated since president trump came to office. those are the latest headlines coming up next inside story. the iraqi government to seize control of the disputed all rich city of kut cook and kurdish forces have retreated from all the major contested areas in the north so how will this affect the kurds push to secede from baghdad this is inside story.

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