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amalie business handed down from generation to generation but when this funeral director retires will his son continue the tradition that he was actually before just like i don't feel like i was actually built for a difficult choice for an al-jazeera producer caught between two worlds worlds really by tending to the dead with a living a better an intimate portrait of an industry most and counter only fleetingly al-jazeera correspondent death in the family at this time. this is al jazeera. hello and welcome to this al-jazeera news hour live from doha i'm martine denis
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coming up in the next sixty minutes the un's human rights she says crimes are being committed against the ranger and those responsible must be punished. as kenyan official flees the country in fear of her life and the man in charge of next week's election rerun admits it may not be free and fair. the pressure mounts on catalonians leaders as a deadline to give up their secession bid is just hours away. and very nice conversation with the woman with the wife who sounded like a lovely woman. president trump embroiled in another riled this time of the his words to the widow of a soldier killed in asia. from human rights groups to the un to washington d.c.
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there is growing pressure mounting on me in ma to stop the violence against the range of people with an increasing number of lawmakers now demanding action u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson says his country holds me in miles military leadership accountable for what's happening in iraq kind state and in its latest report amnesty international has accused me amal security forces of the systematic rape and murder of hundreds of range of villages ever since august almost six hundred thousand reinjure have fled me a mouth of bangladesh because of what the un has described as textbook ethnic cleansing well the un human rights chief is threatening to seek the un security council's intervention if the perpetrators are not punished they'd rod al hussein sat down with al-jazeera as mike hanna. the attacks by the american salvation army was met by
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a very methodical and well planned well organized response that did not seem to us to be anything remotely like counterinsurgency but a wholesale displacement of people from northern iraq to cox bazaar and bangladesh and so it had all the hallmarks of ethnic cleansing now what monitors had made clear as well is that it's not just the enforced removal of people it's also the destruction of their homes to prevent them from brittany i mean the confirmation of this will come in two forms one is harmony they're willing to accept back if it's only a trickle then this confirms the ethnic cleansing cleansing hypothesis and the second of course is that all of this would have to be confirmed when one day surely those who have committed or perpetrated these atrocities are holed up before a court and answer to a judge so that the victims can sense that to
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a certain extent justice will be served in particular for many years have asked that we not just have an office in young gone but they will be given unfettered access to northern rakhine whenever we feel and deem it necessary and this second part was not forthcoming when we made it an explicit request of. october last year to send in investigators at a time she was telling the international community that the military had completed its operation in the wake of that attack last year satellite imagery made very clear that they had not yes and today. they received further information that what we're seeing in northern rakhine is still continuing what we have. you're still continuing reports of extrajudicial killings reports of
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sexual abuses of the most horrific kind of course including rape this is still ongoing not withstanding the claim that the military operations have largely wound down this does not seem to be the case but the idea that this could be conducted with impunity i think must be put behind us and and then if. it is a myanmar resistant then security council should consider other measures of course to be applied to kenya now on the chairman of the country's electoral commission has admitted the next week's election rerun may not be free and fair were full of trouble carty said there'd been political interference in his commission's operations and on top of that a senior commissioner has now resigned she's fled to the united states saying she fears for her life for me to miller reports from the kenyan capital nairobi it looks as if things are falling apart at kenya's electoral commission headquarters
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rather than a calm there one of seven commissioners has resigned alleging political interference she says threats have been made on the lives of staff members including her own commissioners are serving political interests and they've been last minute changes to technology and electronic transmission of results hours later the commission's chairman gave a stern warning without critical changes in. adversity . the chairman's appeal was also aimed at the kenyan public hoping to regain their tranced but the damage has been done the electoral commission is already starting with its credibility the chairman's admission that the commission is split and that conditions wouldn't allow for free and fair elections has only echoed an earlier
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supreme court ruling. last month the court an old august presidential elections it says the commission had not been transparent and there were illegalities in the telling of results that named incumbent president will work in the art of the winner a rerun is planned for october twenty sixth opposition leader raila odinga has withdrawn saying as long as the electoral commission does not reform the polls would be a sham but this week the ruling jubilee party said elections would take place within the sixty day limit set by the court and that the opposition is stalling we have absolutely no problem and we told you be very clearly that whatever they agree with our competitors they don't have to be fired what. can you answer is campaigning around the country while the opposition looks for public support for electoral reform questions around the electoral commission's ability to do its job of only added fuel to increasing confusion around just how next week's
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election will take place for me to malaya al-jazeera nairobi. nigerian police say four kidnapped british citizens have been taken in the southern delta state a police spokesman said they were taken by unidentified gunmen on friday from a rural community in the oil rich state he added the abductors have so far not made contact with police. four people have died in togo in clashes between security forces and protesters demanding the resignation of the president police fired tear gas at people defying a government ban on midweek protests victoria b reports. the nissim they family has ruled togo for half a century these protesters say it's time for a change. we want change we want jobs for our youth we
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don't want an assembly a family in this country. we're really fed up with this regime have been in power for fifty years now and the did nothing to develop the country we want a nine hundred ninety two constitution but i can assure you that we're rolling from south to the north in our efforts to have a constitution. opposition activists have been demonstrating since august they want constitutional reforms including a two term limit for the president they say their protests have been met by a police crackdown this man says he was beaten up by officers. i was on my way home i turned a corner and met about twenty policemen who beat me my god i was beaten severely. anger on the streets has become a regular scene in name a president who in a symbol way does have plenty of support as many try to shore up his family's been a state the government has put conditions on where and when people can protest it's
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all said the internet to control what it says is hate speech and misinformation. the west african economic group than a symbol a colony heads has to set a date for a constitutional referendum and the united nations has called on government leaders in tokyo to address the demands of the people victoria gates and be out there. spain has warned it will suspend catalonia as autonomy if the region's leader doesn't abandon. his secession bid separatist leader karl is pushed to mount has until thursday morning to clarify whether or not he's declaring independence from the rest of the country if he does declare secession madrid says it will trigger article one five five of spain's constitution a measure never used before that would allow it to take direct control of catalonia and that would allow madrid to suspend the regional government and then eventually
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call for new elections. well the catalan leader remains defied the reports he's running out of options oh come on you have saved you catalonia is independence movements looking increasingly desperate they're reaching out for help it concerns to each and every european citizen but slick campaign videos won't end the tense standoff with the spanish government. for its lanes. earlier this week more protests of barcelona against the jailing of two independents leaders by a spanish judge the catalan president carlos put him on his call them political prisoners last week he unilaterally declared independence and civil tameness the suspended it to allow for talks but prime minister mariano rajoy says his government won't mediate with secessionists he's given puts him on until thursday morning to clarify revoke any independence claim if he doesn't back down the
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spanish government could take an unprecedented step and impose direct rule put him on and his entire government could be suspended or even jailed this is high stakes political brinkmanship of mr preacher man seems ready to risk everything he believes he's honoring the will of more than two million people that voted in favor of independence in a referendum that isn't recognized outside catalonia if the madrid government decide to impose direct rule the independence movement says the response will be seismic i think it would be tremendously unwise to interfere in catalan autonomy because i know my country people there will be an enormous response by most of the people in schools and television in the media we're talking about people taking to the streets again on mass of course we've been doing that for seven years we've had millions of people going to the streets and we would have that again in protest of course but the spanish government knows the regions defy
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did so. catalans want secession now others are hesitant and large numbers hate the idea of these risking his career he's risking his liver to his freedom he is risking a star really i mean i was. divided into two parts and i think. if he goes farther on it will be. with time running out which of all has little option but to push for talks with the whole wearing of the desire for independence against the possible loss of everything he and others here spent years trying to achieve the falcon al-jazeera barcelona but there are a lot more to come on this al-jazeera news hour including the canadian province of quebec face coverings for those seeking public services. plus find out why a plans by an indian company to build one of the world's largest coal mines is facing opposition in australia.
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refugees in the democratic republic of congo say they're not getting enough food around four hundred thousand people have fled or in the since its political crisis began in twenty fifteen that was when president. announced his bid to run for a third term where the government is accused of extra judicial killings disappearances and torture malcolm webb reports now from los and the refugee camp. these people say they've waited days to be delivered really here in the refugee camp in the democratic republic of congo after fleeing conflict in neighboring. they were keen to talk to us they were issued electronic cards by the un's well program for them to buy food if they stopped working and that's why they're waiting in trucks. renia banda looks after a family of twelve like many she thinks she's
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a victim of fraud by humanitarian workers. they give us cards that don't work the stuff kept the cards that work so when we go to get food we get nothing and we go home hungry more than thirty thousand people live in the camp most of them were issued the electronic cards in july and which they're meant to receive fifteen dollars a month to come president told us people are now waiting for food trucks there's more than a thousand cars of since stopped working poorly play nameless the fast months there was no problem then we realized that there was some duplicate card to put up u.s.b. block the duplicate but some other people was picked it due to the some people of not been southfield for up to three months then fighting between the army and an armed group in the surrounding area delayed the deliveries for days so when the trucks finally arrived. people were pleased. to program told us the electronic card
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systems worked well elsewhere but here we left some people hungry and waiting area manager told us it could be technical problems and the system makes fraud difficult and on likely. but with the check. remember this. everybody. is. there. since the delivery made it they'll eat for now every family's given some snacks of the corn meal some of the dried peas a little bit of cooking oil and a little bit of so it's a basic diet every meal is the same and a lot of the people that we've spoken to here say they need to get some of what they collect away. from their neighbors in recent days so they have to repay their food. marie says she'll have to deal with some of her she has five children of
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her own and looks after five others one of whom is a baby she found abandoned when running away from militia in burundi every day's a struggle here in the camp but at the fifth day they'll have a male malcolm webb al-jazeera stand in the democratic republic of congo. u.n. secretary general antonio will go to the central african republic next week he wants to draw attention to what he calls the world's forgotten crisis he's asked the un security council to send nine hundred more peacekeeping troops to the central african republic my visit also weigh him so draw attention to a fragile situation that is often far from the media spotlight across the country communal tensions are growing violence is spreading and humanitarian situation is deteriorating since the beginning of this year the number of internally displaced persons is almost doubled reaching six hundred thousand. and
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the number of refugees in neighboring countries are surpassed five hundred thousand i've just asked the security council to increase the ceiling of troops in center is going to be public and also to increase their capacity their mobility and their ability to address the very dramatic challenges they face more now from our correspondent schalit bellis. for months now and brianna thousands have been forced to live in camps after a new clashes between rival muslim and christian groups. always gunshots we hardly have anything to eat we have no access to health care our houses were burnt down we have nothing the central african republic descended into war after the twenty thirteen overthrow of longtime leader francois. the country divided religious and ethnic lines thousands died as warlords battled for power and
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natural resources a ceasefire i was declared in twenty fourteen but the violence never really ended more than one million people of either fled the country or been displaced inside it seeing a new leader forced onto a darrow told the united nations general assembly last month that his country still needs help. we need to remember the humanitarian situation which has worsened in many parts of our country because of the upsurge of violence because of ferocious competition for the control of natural resources the u.n. wants to add nine hundred troops to the twelve thousand strong peacekeeping force and cia but confidence in the un's forces has been damaged by allegations of widespread sick child abuse groups have also been accused of using the break in secure slavery as workers in. those fighters kidnapped women
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beat them up raped them and tortured them young women they just don't. dividers and desperately poor despite a wealth of natural resources central african republic problems reflected years of conflict and mismanagement shallop dallas al-jazeera. u.s. backed forces fighting i saw in syria have been. clearing the roads in rocca a day after their commanders the credit city under their control the kurdish led syrian democratic forces or s.c.f. raise their flag in iraq a stadium after a four month battle to push from itself for claimed capital the s.e.'s says it will redeployed to a new frontline this one in the eastern province of dare as. iraq saw manisty oh minister has also petroleum john to make plans to develop the care cocoa oil fields baghdad took control of the oil rich region from the kurds on monday the
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fields have generated billions of dollars of revenue for the kurds child structured reports now from erbil in northern iraq. iraqi government forces are in full control here and now the oil fields around kirkuk one of iraq's two main oil producing areas vital for the economy. before the peshmerga forces withdrew the kurdistan regional government was pumping around six hundred thousand barrels of oil a day from wells like these. this is one of the main processing units the bae has and feel it used to be exploited by the occupying forces of coke now thank god the fields have been handed over to the iraqi authorities when the peshmerga controlled this area the iraqi government accused the kurdish leaders of not sharing oil revenue with baghdad so it stops sending the seventeen percent of the federal
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budget as per the two thousand and five constitution to the region. now with the oil fields back under iraqi government control the oil ministry has vowed to increase production to one million barrels a day. and it's threatening legal action against the kurdistan regional government if it stops the flow to the turkish mediterranean port of jihan through a pipeline across the kurdish region of northern iraq the oil ministry isn't taking any risks. it plans to repair and reopen a pipeline that was damaged in two thousand and fourteen during fighting against eisel one that doesn't cross kurdish territory. as militia and iraqi government forces fill the streets in the nearby town to debase the shia song echoes from the loudspeakers. don't underestimate mr kurd we are the ancestors of the grandson of the prophet muhammad would be an accurate
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translation. prime minister hyderabadi says in taking back control of the kirkuk oil fields he has acted according to iraq's constitution for the benefit of all iraqis the kurdish government says it's being punished by baghdad and the international community holding a referendum on eventual secession from iraq which was the kurdish people's right we are disappointed at the reaction of the international community they should not have let down the people of color to stop they have abandoned us at the time that we have done exactly what they have been preaching that mean people preaching of democracy human rights rule of law transparency and openness going to the public going to the source of legitimacy is this a crime the kurdistan regional government is around seventeen billion dollars in debts and revenue from kirkuk spoil fields was vital to compensate for the seventeen percent of the federal budget the baghdad stopped sending this region in
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two thousand and fifteen now baghdad has not yet said when know if it will restart sending the money but with the oil fields firmly under government control the economic situation of this region could get even worse al-jazeera. the israeli army has raided the offices of several t.v. channels and production companies in the occupied west bank equipment was taken from eight media companies on wednesday israel accuse the media companies of broadcasting material that quote incites terror notices were posted saying the firms would be closed for six months the palestinian authority said it condemned the raids in the strongest terms. and israel has approved another large set of plans for settler homes in the occupied west bank it's all part of an israeli government push to expand illegal settlement building and as hari force it ripples its increasing pessimism about progress towards
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a two state solution. it's been a week that's demonstrated israel's plans despite palestinian protest international opposition and us calls for restraint to accelerate settlement construction plans for two thousand six hundred forty six new housing units are being promoted in thirty illegal settlements that figure from just one of four planning meeting scheduled this year is higher than the total for the whole of twenty sixteen one senior palestinian political figure says the motivation is clear to guarantee in advance the failure of attempts to reach a two state solution but they feel they have already suffered from the going to have to end is that they can make a qualitative tune and because the world is not the desponding with punitive acts against israel they think they can do it the approvals come at various stages along a lengthy and complex planning process here at bethel for instance it's right at the end final tenders being approved for the construction of nearly three hundred
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new housing units that would grow the settlement by about a fifth of its current size. israeli prime minister has been trying to satisfy a powerful processor boyce's in his coalition government last month leading celebrations of fifty years of settlement construction the increase in building hasn't satisfied settler groups though he wanted more from measurement netanyahu is warm relationship with a new u.s. president but the trump white house is still if in milder terms than its predecessor urging restraint on settlements while it considers its options for reviving the israeli palestinian peace process this is not what stops the peace process from moving forward what stops the peace process from moving forward is when you see the palestinian authority make a deal with hamas what kind of confidence does that give the people of israel to make concessions that deal signed in cairo last week was aimed at healing ten years of division between the rival palestinian political factions fatah and hamas on
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tuesday israel declared it would not hold any peace talks with a future palestinian unity. government that included hamas which it considers a terror group all of which leaves the peace process as stalled as it's been for years as israel's west bank footprint continues to grow very force at al-jazeera in the occupied west bank. still to come here in the al-jazeera news. celebrations in venezuela as new governors a sworn in but some have refused. a u.s. university for prayers to host a white nationalist amid growing racial tensions in the country. and f.l. buses meet players and team owners for a second day in new york that and more coming up in just a short while. from
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cool brisk noise and fuel. to the warm tranquil waters of southeast asia. hello a good part of southern china now is into the sunshine the fine weather this is in fact a good northeast right through hong kong heinonen down towards of it means coast to pics of enough moisture to give you showers in vietnam but it's dry every good part of china even sichuan the study found still twenty three or so ensuring that about the same in shanghai so we're going into this the winter monsoon season where all the rain has gone and that's slowly including vietnam as well but there is a concentration of cloud around the philippines and you can see from the string up towards probably southern thailand that's where most of the energy is that's actually a typhoon typhoon lying on its way slowly up towards japan but the time being is over the open water takes most of the energy of the atmosphere that's the rain band to the size they'll be a few showers obviously scattered around in malaysia and indonesia but not the
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concentration of rain that we've seen maybe only a week ago and i want to see trough is coming south of the bay of bengal but usually when this things goes south they tend to pulse you get back to good you're right i think the next development might well be in the bay of bengal mostly on the indian side but it still looks like it could be fairly wet in bangladesh and even that part of me and i are. the weather sponsored by the time race. from the shawnees of the red sea storage of clean water is a global problem and home management has a major hurdles but in georgia this team of the moment is changing out to the pics of the himalayas where water conservation looks like this. solution is to save the world's most precious resource and the next episode of right we'll look at what is being done to stem the wants prices. at this time on al-jazeera and monday put it
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well on. u.s. and british companies have announced the biggest discovery of natural gas in west africa but what to do with these untapped natural resources is already a source of heated debate nothing much has changed they still spend most of their days looking forward to for dry riverbed like this one five years on the syrians still feel battered or even those who managed to escape their country haven't truly been able to escape the war. time visit a call of the top stories here on the al-jazeera news there's growing pressure on me a modest stop the violence against the range of people just say rex tillerson says
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his country holds mammals military leadership accountable for what's happening in rakhine state as more u.s. lawmakers demand that action be taken. the chairman of kenya's electoral commission has admitted that next week's election rerun may not be free and fair but. says there's been political interference in his commission's operations and a senior commission has resigned and fled to the united states. saying she fears for her life spain has warned little suspend catalonians autonomy if the region's leader doesn't abandon his secession bid separatist leader collis bush demand has until thursday morning to clarify whether or not he is preparing to secede. now to combat the new clear threat from north korea south korea is looking to strengthen its defense system the south korean president moon jai in made the
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announcement outlined plans to boost the country's military at school spot as craig leeson ripples the president's first job is to root out corruption which he says has been limiting growth in the sector. there is rarely a better time to sell weapons in south korea at a time of regional instability almost every military need was catered for at the international aerospace and defense exhibition providing an opportunity for local developers to show their ways. we cannot say the harness weapon system are the world's your best however performance compared to the price is us and in particular we can provide solutions customized to each country's needs was many of the state of the weapons used by south korea a purchased from the united states but the government wants to change that south korea aspires to become
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a military giant strengthening the industry by improving its competitive age exports of the locally manufactured t. fifty training in the past ten years have brought in two point three billion dollars but the company which manufactured the t fifty has been mired in a corruption and embezzlement scandal involving major defense projects. corruption allegations involving process all manufacturers. set up institutional mechanisms to root out corruption and boost integrity in the long term we'll be able to develop weapons well integrity. will be able to win the trust of people but also the international community the escalating tension with north korea has placed a stronger focus on the exhibition thirty three countries are showing off a military hardware here president in his use dia event to contend that the country needs to advance its defense systems to counterbalance north korea's nuclear threat
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. urgently need to secure enhanced capabilities for our own aerospace and defense industries we must deploy advanced weapons systems with superior capabilities that can protect the people from north korea security threat. korea will direct all efforts he says into a three pillar defense system comprising the top kill chain a strike system designed to preemptively target north korean missile sites the korean air and missile defense system and the korea punishment and retaliation systems designed to target the north's leadership if south korea comes under attack . al-jazeera song now south korea. has called again for dialogue with the four arab countries have imposed a blockade on his country shaikh. made the comment during the final stop of his tour through southeast asia he met the indonesian president joko widodo in jakarta
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to sign trade agreements. and we spoke about the continuing embargo imposed on qatar and the humanitarian effect it's having on qatari society and those from the g.c.c. qatar is ready for dialogue to solve the g.c.c. crisis there are no winners in this we are all brothers and all losing out and so qatar is open to dialogue as long as demands and expectations are medicine for all parties involved everyone sovereignty is respected. in venezuela five new governors from the only states won by the opposition have refused to be sworn in before president maduro as constitutional assembly the opposition train the body is unconstitutional and want a recount of the election they allege dirty tricks were used to secure the unexpected victory today is a bird has more now from caracas. but if i like other.
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constitutional assembly to swear in as governor of. the ceremony happened in the middle of accusations of irregularities by the opposition. challenges anyone to recount the votes in his state. do you know how hard i worked to get elected there were thirty five points ahead and in forty five days i terminated them and what because of that i robbed the election the people committed fraud they had joint knowledge by victory today. it's just one of the eighteen governors who say their biggest job now is to help millions of venezuelans survive the current economic crisis. and that. the. right wing of the solution will be sworn in. because they do not acknowledge. it was. the opposition
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continues to denounce widespread fraud that it has been an observer in every election for the past fourteen years. for accreditation on time but this time we were told that there was no time. to happen and then the constitutional assembly moved into october government is changing the rules all the time. invested. the ruling party's candidate won by one thousand four hundred and seventy one votes the problem is that the third candidate who was also a member of the opposition got more than three thousand he had resigned to his candidacy and was still in the ballot. it was clear how the opposition was affected by the prohibition to change the ballots after the primaries but there is more the relocation of the. centers affected the opposition
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nationally i be election results have caused a deep crisis within the opposition the democratic unity roundtable is an umbrella organization of more than twenty political parties and. we have to do a lot of self-criticism because we should never have participated in an election that was filled with the regularities we should have been firmer. presidential elections are in one year the challenge is how to be death system that the opposition says has always been adapted to the government needs. it is i will. a congressional committee in brazil has voted not to send the president to be tried for corruption in the country's supreme court the decision is expected to be accepted in congress next week the country's top prosecutor alleges president michel tema took millions of dollars in bribes from
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a meat production company he denies all charges. president trump is facing criticism over his handling of the deaths of four soldiers in the air earlier this month he has denied making insensitive remarks during a phone call to the widow of one of the men a member of congress says she heard mr trump making the comments the president says the story is fabricated kimberly halkett reports. it's an unwritten rule of the u.s. presidency to act as the consoler in chief in times of grief outrage to the families of fallen soldiers has been a presidential role for republican and democratic presidents for decades but it's a duty an increasing number of americans say donald trump is not fulfilling this democratic congresswoman and longtime critic of the president is among them she says she overheard trump on tuesday calling a newly widowed woman at the airport where she was receiving her husband's body
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sarcastically they're. like you know. most of them know what side of. the district to the grieving widow army sergeant le david johnson was one of four u.s. service members killed while on patrol in a share earlier this month wilson and also johnson's family say trump's call was insensitive and disrespected the sergeant sacrifice a claim the president denies as i did not say what she said had a very nice conversation with the woman with the wife who has sounded like a lovely woman on social media trump said he had proof the congresswoman statements were fabricated the white house did not provide evidence but did say despite the twelve day delay in reaching out those present for the call confirm the president followed protocol it trumps words were taken out of context i think it is appalling
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what the congresswoman has done in the way that she's politicize this issue and the way that she is trying to make this about something that it isn't this was a president who loves our country very much who has the greatest level of respect for men and women in the uniform. still sanders didn't explain why the trumpet ministration has continued a policy of allowing hundreds of u.s. soldiers to train and advise in parts of west africa including are known to be high risk. johnson and three others were reportedly in an an armored vehicle when they were ambushed families of soldiers killed in action are known as gold star families in the united states they are deeply respected and honored for their loved ones ultimate sacrifice giving up their life for their country. but that's why so many in the u.s. consider the president's latest political controversy a showing of poor taste and an apparent lack of compassion toward
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a grieving family when it was empathy that was needed most kimberly helped get al-jazeera washington. in the usa to florida the authorities are preparing for the appearance of a white nationalist richard spencer at a university the university of florida has been forced to host spencer because of freedom of speech laws and the gallagher reports from gainesville. on the university of florida's campus students are doing their best to attend classes and study for exams but it's a challenge not to be distracted by increased security as authorities here brace themselves for the appearance of white supremacist richard spencer hailed from hearing our people here victory the leader of the so-called right spencer was one of the organizers behind demonstrations in charlottesville virginia in may the violence there led to the death of one protester this is spence's first major public events in scenes that shocked the u.s. the students just want this to go away and the university didn't invite spencer but
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have been unable to stop him coming because of freedom of speech laws as much as we abhor the rhetoric that mr spencer. spews we cannot main him from. saying some classes have already been canceled and students are being encouraged to stay away all my professors have been telling me about also all the security i see the national guard around now i saw him yesterday so i mean i feel like we're in a safe place a kind of blew my mind when i was hearing about it because i like. that sort of things over way you know and it's not and it's so prevalent still local businesses to are encouraging people to stay away this bar is offering free drinks to anyone that receives a ticket dispensers event but doesn't use it i mean it's made things more difficult for us we thought him by our pledge to people who get their hands on some of these tickets and would like to trade on used tickets for beer i will do that all day
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richard spencer is the president of the national policy institute an organization labeled as. hate group it's thought his appearance will cost the university around half a million dollars in security there's an overwhelming desire here that richard spencer simply be ignored but he's already getting the attention he seems to crave this venue reportedly cost the national policy institute around ten thousand dollars to book and spencer's appearance will make headlines around the world however for those at this public university in northern florida the primary concern is the safety of students and ensuring that if there are protests they passed off peacefully and gallacher al-jazeera gainesville florida the canadian province of quebec has passed a law which bans people from wearing face coverings from receiving public services or working in government jobs critics say the move targets muslim women in quebec so minister of justice says it's a way to ensure religious neutrality people can request exemptions
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a woman who wears a face veil could ask for an accommodation to receive government service exactly how the new law will be enforced remains unclear but bus drivers a voice concerns about having to prevent people from riding on their buses and they've asked for provincial guidance many european countries including france and belgium have passed legislation banning islamic face veils where we've been speaking to eve torres from the national council of canadian muslims. this is the first time in north america. has been put into effect it is a real preoccupation and first jesus to mattie's ation of muslim woman. fits into a dick context in their rise up to muslim sentiment also. diminished her valise a bond is good for show so shall our money you know but you understand completely
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no true. it's impossible to have good social our money was your by and part of woman to to society woman will not tough access to too much needed social services like housing care and transportation and eventually go to daily bread imagine if a woman who is five she had to and wants to take the birth she will need an accommodation and this is the this is the point this is a problem the low is not clear on accommodation the canadian prime minister just in today has paid a tearful tribute to a canadian musician he says brought the country together. we lost one of the very best of us this morning. was my friend. who was a frequent friends who we were our buddy gord who love this country with everything
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he had not just loved it in a nebulous oh i love canada way he loved every hidden corner every story every aspect of this country that he celebrated his whole life. he wanted to make it better he knew as great as we were. we needed to be better than we are and that's why his last years were devoted to cheney well jack and to to reconciliation this is. something that i've certainly drawn inspiration and strength from. and we are. we hurt less as a country. without gordon downie in it. enough to. call it i. will go down the as the front man of the popular band the tragically
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hip he died on tuesday at from brain cancer he was fifty three years old and he spent his final months lobbying for the rights of indigenous people. so calm in the sport find out well cools these grown n.b.a. styles to react in horror at the opening game of the season that's coming up with pizza lost contact.
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an indian energy conglomerate is set to break ground for a massive coal mine in australia later this month but environmentalist are trying to stop the project they allege the company has a controversial environmental record in india which it denies marianne joly reports. grown to his family have fished near the town of mundra in india is state for more than a century he says fish stocks have plummeted since indian energy giant adani build a coal power plant and port here where the often you're all going to go they have taken our livelihood away. we pray god sends a tsunami puts an end to our. yard still. independent investigations for government departments and the judiciary have found adani has breached environmental laws by destroying mangroves and blocking creeks
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to reclaim land it's left fishermen like ron tula struggling to make a living from the local waterways. we want relief from the situation. we feed our children. such desperation in india has many astray as worried adani is planning to open a massive coal mine in the galilee basin in the strait is north east this is where adani proposes to dig australia's biggest and one of the world's largest coal mines it will spend some thirty kilometers and it peak capacity produced sixteen million tonnes of coal a year for farmers in this drought stricken region groundwater is vital but they fear the donny mine could destroy this precious resource if. it's going to be devastated cattle farmer bruce curry is fighting hard against the indian company's
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plans to open the mine they've got no concern for the paper in their own country why would they have any more concern for people in our country in a statement to al-jazeera the adani group denied all allegations that it caused environmental damage in india it says the new mine will bring jobs and deliver royalties that will benefit a stray mary ann jolley al-jazeera central queensland australia all right it's time for this will see is that his peter thank you very much it was a special moment for barcelona starlin are missing in the champions league on wednesday as he needs to be one hundred goal in european competitions cheraw piquet was red carded after limpy our courses demetrius nikolaus put the ball into rezoning basso been doubled their lead courtesy of messi bringing up a century in european competitions look at dean made it three before made up for his earlier era somewhat with a consolation goal three one the final score there was
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a thrilling six goal encounter at stamford bridge between english champions chelsea and city are side roma in louisiana and has a chance here to go lead before alexander call it off and inject the level for roma jacko then gave the italian club believe but has been levelled to secure a three three draw. and it was a good night back in europe for the returning by munich boss your pint this thomas miller handed by in the lead in the first half against celtic joshua kimmie made it to no before the half time break and then early in the second period mats hummels scored the third to wrap up a three nil win for bion also in the night's event has defeated sporting lisbon two one paris st germain the hammer anderlecht for no away from home and manchester united will one no winners at benfica. the way forward in the n.f.l. seems as unclear as ever despite a two day meeting in new york between players team owners and officials in an attempt to work out some of the big issues plaguing america's most popular sport
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top of that agenda players who neil during the playing of the national anthem our reporter gabriel elizondo has more from new york robert kraft the powerful owner of the new england patriots football team arriving but making no comment. one by one the owners made their way into the closed door meetings with n.f.l. commissioner roger goodell and at times representatives from the players' union and ongoing controversy about some players taking a need during the national anthem to buy perso szell justice has caused some bands to boycott saying it's unpatriotic. after the meetings concluded the n.f.l. zz top boss said the league believes its patriotism before protests we believe. everyone should stand for the national anthem that's an important part of our policy it's also an important part of our game that we take great pride in
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and it's also important for us to honor our flag and to our country and we think our fans expect us to do that but importantly beleaguered won't punish those players who refused to do so. pleasing some of these protesters who are outside i'm morally against the fact that the n.f.l. is even entertaining the conversation to silence black players and to silence protesters to support the players and support the message that they're actually. trying to advance the n.f.l. is trying to satisfy these people to supporters outraged with the players' protest attendance is down and so are t.v. ratings but the league knows the game rests on the shoulders of its players and it needs to get them on side we want to make sure that we're understanding what the players are talking about and that's complex one of the things in our communities that our players are expressing but that's not satisfied president donald trump who
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views the protests as an american n.f.l. too much talk not enough action stand for the national anthem the president's tweet read echoing the sentiments of some fans again framing it not about social justice and freedom of expression but rather patriotism commissioner goodell made it clear he does not want the n.f.l. involved in politics like it or not it is and with the situation still unclear the focus now moves back on to the football field and this weekend's games to see if players will continue their protest. they do what the reaction will be from the fans and president trump gabriels andro al-jazeera new york. in the n.b.a. the chicago bulls have suspended forward bobby portis for eight games of the seriously injured teammate nicholas marotta chin and also cation during practice meanwhile the golden state warriors got their title defense off to be losing start
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against the used rockets for the boston celtics went down to the cleveland cavaliers in the season opener but what was meant to be a joyous night in cleveland for celtics debutant gordon hayward turned into a nightmare the one hundred twenty seven million dollars signing school two points but it was on court for just six minutes before this happened the twenty seven year old was knocked over by le bron james inflicting a gruesome fractured ankle that made even the grown stars of the n.b.a. whence he was taken to hospital for surgery the celtics going on to lose one hundred to one thousand nine. in tennessee it's been a bad day for the top seeds at the crimson cup in moscow christina mladen of each has been suffering from a knee injury recently and hasn't won a match since august the french player seeded number one in russia made a ten straight defeats and she lost to xander since the age intrinsics. second seed coco than the way was also an early casualty in the american who was coached by one of the champion pat cash suffering
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a three said defeat to leslie. and home favorites elena vesnina swiftly followed suit the third seed losing in straight sets to fellow russian talia a victory young say. and that is all the sport for now more coming up again later. so for me coming up next it's elizabeth. a new level of luxury has arrived. an experience that will transform the way we treat. our impeccable service remains but none comes breaking. revolutionary business clients. the old story for the see the forest.
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