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just talking to. themselves and the other countries have managed to solve this problem are you worried that this conflict could erupt into an open war that's the sort of. people who pay the price clearly writeup been prejudiced setting the stage for a serious debate up front at this time on al-jazeera. news has never been more available but the message is simplistic and misinformation is rife the listening post provides a critical counterpoint challenging mainstream media narrative at this time on al-jazeera.
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and live from studio fourteen head al-jazeera headquarters in doha welcome to the news they've been stuck there for years facing an untold number of air strikes artillery fire and starvation now aid workers in syria have begun evacuating critical patients from the eastern goods a suburb of damascus it's a region that's been under siege since two thousand and thirteen hundreds of thousands of syrians are still stuck the u.n. has identified five hundred critical cases get a firsthand account of this story also in the news good picking up the pieces in the philippines people displaced by tropical storm and affected by political violence and on moving into new temporary shelters we have a video diary from our team on the ground showing us what they found in the areas devastated by floods. was one of the most traumatic events in pakistan's recent history and yet ten years on we still don't know who was behind this escalation a former prime minister been in. bhutto pakistan's first and only female leaders be
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remembered in a hometown of the khan to explore her legacy and ask what impact the killing has had on the country and i'm so to hide it will tell you how people in special media remembering pakistan's butts female prime minister on the anniversary of the death but we want to hate you all for it's a tweet to fly with the hash tag a.j. news great and leave us your comments on facebook. with the news good live and then streaming online through you tube facebook live and at al-jazeera dot com we start in syria where critically ill patients are being evacuated from of the sieged area of syria's capital but a six month old baby who was among the twenty nine people on that urgent list died weeks before the evacuation center heard reports in neighboring lebanon and kansas warning that some of the images in this report may be disturbed. it's
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a start but it's not enough only a handful of east critically ill are being allowed to leave to hospitals in damascus which is less than an hour's drive away twenty nine patients the majority of them women and children a six month old baby was on that list but when aid workers reached house they found out she died weeks ago the syrian government is allowing them to be treated outside the besieged opposition stronghold after the armed group. agreed to release some government prisoners it's not clear if new deals will be reached it has been four years since i was besieged by the syrian army the siege has tightened in recent months there are according to the united nations almost five hundred urgent medical cases. man has brain cancer she says her condition is only deteriorating the u.n. says more than a dozen people have already died while waiting to be evacuated for treatment i know
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there is no treatment available from here i have nothing no medicine no money i'm just waiting for god's mercy it's not just the lack of medical supplies there is a lack of food the united nations says the areas experiencing the worst case of child malnutrition since the start of the conflict. have affected children also they are malnourished this has that to a number of diseases unfortunately that children are facing in dire conditions. there have been three reported deaths because of malnutrition in the past two months. savva and we're all not even two months old when they died the u.n. says more than one thousand five hundred children are at risk among them two hundred thirty two who are acutely malnourished more than half of the four hundred thousand people trapped in east are believed to be children the area is not just under siege it remains a war zone despite the russian guaranteed deescalate. the deal that was supposed to
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have silenced the guns and allowed aid in. in september aid reached the area for the first time in months but it was only enough for forty thousand people there is suffering in this region and the fear is that the worst is yet to come the government is using the siege and starvation tactic as a military strategy and as the situation worsens the likelihood of a surrender becomes more real said of. beirut take a look at the bigger picture of what's happening in syria right now according to the un's latest estimates there are nearly four hundred twenty thousand syrians surrounded by either government troops or armed groups across the country isn't goods as home to more than ninety percent of syria's besieged people the rest are in pockets of rural damascus province and they too are besieged by president bashar al assad's troops and it looked province to the north armed groups have surrounded people in two towns very different just go to just come back from syria he's the
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president of the international federation of the red cross asked him about how the situation is playing out in eastern. look nice area. is busy justice for us now but in that last mindset was a very difficult to do each day the areas in the ear as are usually we do us a red cross requests and amity you know in other parts of syria i want us to believe very our school boy out loud went in the air was in november but only for goods and food for only seven thousand people it might be the number it is exactly because four hundred thousand people are indeed in is our people are really staring at and this is not a modern music saga. read the latin for that these people is expediency every day especially the children and younger ers suffering and their level of suffering and
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yes reached really a critical point that we we cannot wait any more we have we have to increase our capacity to believe in these out and it is that while we are pushing for the you might that an axis apparently the negotiations were. strained long rather painful if starvation is a tool of this war is that's what is behind getting help to these people getting these people out of these areas yes bazza i would like to be even more clearly so starvation not to become a tool of war not only in syria but even in yemen let me use also is location because you want to talk about starvation we having the experience of it is that is the kind of war that we had experience in the middle ages. in europe and we thought of that we get never any market is b.s.
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like this but unfortunately india is a poor area of crisis so we had experience in india in syria we had the experience of your morcha and now east and lou dobbs also many. this address doing is set in yes or conflict where very difficult to reach ok obviously this is seen as an effect of strategy by the leading these areas that you talk about if that is a strategy how do you come this now what does it mean for the other hundreds of thousands of victims in this case in syria how do you get help to them look we engage bhakti because of course it is a one party disease besieging but it is another party that is in control of the bus that allowed people to come out from from the area so this is the most difficult part when you engage in these kind of that i think that we bought these and of course the incentive for the remaining people and when we send this case in that
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battle with we go about the humanitarian suffering as we always do or we brits and the gazes that we can stand in need and we ate clearly state that day that you money that you have access must be always granted it is not threatening to war that cannot allow this kind of behavior and this is what you state that very clearly during my in my you might of the ship meeting that. in syria but if you wish i know it's it's a bit more complicated let me put in this way and. and of course these are i what is. the question that is ongoing in these hours you would sign of all and then we we think and we hope that in the next days and weeks we can continue dialogue and access in the area this is an important sign of openness by both sides. and to get more on the suffering of people in these two who
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to watch out to part series inside syria's war arms and resistance in job it's the story of two hundred families in juba who read it remain in the city that was once home to at least two hundred thousand people you can view it in a documentary program people empower you can find that on a website www dot com and to cement we'd always like to hear from you on this and other stories that we're covering on the grid today you can send your comments to any of our online platforms you can tweet us at a.j. english or on facebook at facebook dot com slash a.j. newsgroup you can also send us a whatsapp message that's at plus nine seven four that's the country code five one triple one four nine don't forget to use the hash tag a j news grid as you'd expect the fallout of a president donald trump's decision to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital continues turkey and saudi arabia are not quoting the muslim countries to stay united in opposing the move turkish prime minister banani yelled at him is in
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riyadh on the state visit he's met the savvy king psalm on the two discussed regional issues during their meeting build them is scheduled to meet crown prince mohammed bin psalm on during the two day trip prime minister your dreams visit inside iran becomes at a time when the two countries are finding themselves on opposing sides ankara has been seeking pleasure ties with iran a country in riyadh sees as its main regional rival the turkish president has said there will be a series of meetings with russian and ukrainian leaders to cooperate over syria turkey has backed qatar during the six month long blockade imposed by saudi arabia and you a e rain and egypt an agreement last week giving take access to an abandoned sudanese port on the red sea is expected to be a cause of concern for saadi arabia. gallup poll is a political analyst and research director at shark for me joins us via skype from istanbul it's very good to see you with us again what do you think the older him is
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doing there and why now. well i mean there is more bilateral dimension to it the bilateral issue between turkey and saudi arabia and there's also the regional buy mansions written by letter mission when it comes to jericho saudi arabia you recent years what i describe as man is tension in new relations because almost in every single issue that concerns major regional interests in the region the more countries to the opposite side like they're on the other things on the political slant on muslim brotherhood listen with iran etc etc listened to or strong drums you know that is blunt or sublist in and so then was not like you know those has been all the top and so files that created more condensor in the region but there are less than both countries are also it well it's a fact that our major regional powers and one cannot easily ignore one cannot easily start an all our old segment with. us what i think what stays
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and what goes what is each country have to give up to move forward do they have to give up anything at all how do they get around these problems. world's first and foremost right now this visit will not solve the troubles this is that i cannot to some extent a bit normalize a relation to her you know and at my circle delegate rather than make you know accuse each other through the media or certain piles so this is what i would describe as an you know as a good starter as a make you know a sign of with international rather than the settling of the major files if we're going to see if this visit going to produce anything it's going to be a process not you know a concrete product in these guys so for this reason i don't expect much to come out of this visit per se because actually then i can with his itinerary as new policy is new arrogance if i can put it that way new determination to take back control of
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the region that they would try to entice turkey closer to them into their orbit more is that likely to happen no i mean. a saudi arabia does not have the capacity or does not have the means to dominate the region movement called it that way and i don't think that any countries in the region have the capacity to become the edge of one but there are less there is different blocs within the region right now are opposing each other one of them is a saudi immorality egyptian look and other one is that iran centric one and the thought one is turkey cutter etc so not is what has that got us that needs to dominate the region so the question at this stage will be you know how to diffuse the tension is that and means particularly of this growing tension between saudi arabia and iran is a point of concerns for turkey is a signal point of concern for turkey as well too and what do you think this means
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in the bigger jerk political context at the moment we've seen so many changes so many shifts haven't we i mean is there any light at the end of the tunnel years anything that a break in anything again. well i mean let's see let me put it that relative to some of that moment in some month. as it matures states want. with silicon and much truth steps being taken. in saudi arabia when it comes to the gulf arabs when it comes to the regional development well that is that you know there is a prospect for soder for defusing of the tension but if saudi arabia more or less insists on the policies that. concerning you know blog. isolate in qatar as much as possible or taken a very aggressive stance towards what are like you know seeking for an all old confrontation with iran and the way they handling the yemen the way that it does
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unfortunately does will hurtle aggravate the issue of to the point where we might see like nothing's getting all of that so those solved the the soul of the iranian right now the divide is quite significant issue that contain because this can is lead get a lot to get out of there and and this can either isn't the goal of both an issue of being pursued by the parties because right now most the we are discussing this tension through the proxies or it's countries we're discussing this with in from a quick yes and there's a lot but the danger is that it can get out of the hands and business we can take ok gallup daily thanks for that now i'm going to reach a couple of facebook questions that have come in regarding syria but obviously the players that we've just been talking about now will affect what happens in syria because they've all got their interests there this is by access saying that the syrian government is allowing them to receive treatment these are the the critical
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patients who've been flown into hospitals in damascus i suddenly say have some shame these are children they should be allowed to leave no matter what and then another facebook question unknown here is bashar al assad is going to stand trial for genocide or not for killing thousands of his own people and using chemical weapons. now here on news good we do like to take you behind the scenes and show you how we put together the news and get to the core of the story our correspondent robin wright is currently in the philippines covering the devastation caused by tropical storms and the fighting in a with an ice a linked group you want to take you on the journey with him of what it's like to be sent into a disaster zone and how you captured he sent through this video diary. so it's early morning in mindanao when we're on our way to our assignment we are a fairly big crew we have upfront security it's part of mindanao where you need that we also have a local dialect speak up because i have
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a local dialect here because j.c. opportunity here speaks to gallaga but not the local dialect and i will be doing the corresponding now you'll notice somebody missing from that lineup that's right a camera person that person should be sitting here we don't have one this is a throw together holiday coverage when we saw the effects of the ten been stalled on mindanao we decided to get here there wasn't a camera person available so we all v.j. in this we are using our skills as video journalists and whatever equipment we can cobble together to see if we can make some television. that they're. all coming to this is you. this is the camera that we are working with but it has all the right adapters to make it work with problem microphones and link us up to the computer and then to what's called the peak and that connects to the satellites as we have
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a couple of helicopters going over and this is. in the city around where we are going to be if you'll gratian home this is these new houses over here by president bush we go to turn these poems off for people who've been displaced by fighting this being going on here this weekend between government troops and also find links to isolate the people that are now have the added misery all the flooding that's being caused by the storm time as it passed through mindanao. one of them. this is where some of those displaced people still go. waiting to be really housed are living in tents like this which when the storm came completely inundated with water we've been talking here with a foreigner who tells us that when she was living inside inside the city life there was good her mom had
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a business they were able to go to school they knew what their life entailed here they are living day to day existence basically living in mud she was just been telling us that it's a constant struggle to keep their tents dry not putting anything down in case it gets wet this is sheer misery. in the end do turtles visit was cancelled because of irony of ironies the weather too cloudy for his helicopter to land but at least we got to meet for ana and hear her story and internet why five permitting be able to tell other people about a story to. for people displaced by the more are we fighting life in a muddy camp with open drains was already miserable then came the floods some tents were washed away and all of them were swamped and that was the curro family's possessions are still a wet pile and they go to sleep in the damn things their neighbor for an hour and
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her family lost their home and business in the fighting now her daily battle is with the water and mud to keep it out. you have to constantly think about where to put your things in made out he had money and could eat properly and i could go to school the city bears the scars of the months of conflict between government troops and fighters linked to eisele for now which is quiet but there's still a threat of renewed hostilities and martial law in mindanao has been extended for another year but on the edge of the city signs of hope you permanent homes are being built for displaced people president. hu's from mindanao. his promise to find a lasting solution to the conflict for him this project is an important step on the road to peace. that's why you're wired to my job or no water because a brother man it's an ongoing di lemma fomented out the conflict holds up
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development the lack of money and jobs then fuels the underlying discontent oh no no this is helped by being battered by storms from her tent home for an ample one can see the new houses being built on the opposite hillside but doesn't know if she will get close to moving into one martha i hope one day we can make a new start and living in one of the new houses would help but now the new houses are far outnumbered by the thousands of tents. look bright al-jazeera we city southern philippines is going to marry minimizing washington london with the other stories making the headlines. that's right we begin with news from ukraine where the government in kiev and pro russian rebels have completed a major prisoner swap in the war torn east it happened near the city of hard life which is mainly controlled by the production separatist exchanges reported to be
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the largest since a pro russian uprising in eastern ukraine in two thousand and fourteen only challenge has the details from moscow. the last significant prisoner swap was fifteen months ago the minsk talks in two thousand and fifteen said stood all prisoners had to be exchanged within days of the agreement that never happened though so to reach a point where such a significant exchange of prisoners could take place the kind that we're seeing right now means that there has had to be a degree of goodwill on both sides and that goodwill has had to be converted into solid action having said that there are prisoners on both sides remaining so this is probably the first of several and the leader of the script because the that's the case that this is just the beginning. and also there are people
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who are still outside of these kind of talked about channels someone called sense of fear is perhaps chief amongst those he was a ukrainian filmmaker arrested in crimea shortly after the annexation and convicted . sentenced to twenty years in jail for terrorism charges it's unclear at the moment whether he's going to be on any only if any future exchanges and of course the conflict around this is a step in the right direction about while people are still dying in eastern ukraine and there seems to be no final resolution for the well this is just a step and certainly not any kind of final destination national position either alexina valley's organizing a nationwide rally in january to support his call for a boycott of next year's presidential election than he's been barred from running in the march poll over an embezzlement conviction that he says is politically motivated the russian president vladimir putin has officially filed his documents
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to run for reelection if he wins he'll extend his rule until two thousand and twenty four making him the longest serving russian leader since joseph stalin. iberia's national elections commission is expected to begin releasing provisional results from tuesday's presidential runoff elections or form a superstar footballer george we're up against vice president joseph i local newspapers are reporting a low turnout though monks the two million people who are eligible to vote it's the first democratic transition of power in the west african nation in seventy three years. the u.s. has imposed sanctions against two north korean scientists known for their role in the country's missile program kim jong sick and repealing charla thought senior figures in north korean leader kim jong un's but missile development team sanctions are the latest move in the u.s. campaign to denuclearize the korean peninsula. and the detention of two reuters journalists in myanmar has been extended now for another fourteen days while alone
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and. arrested earlier this month after meeting police officials on the outskirts of young gone they were allowed to see their families and speak to lawyers outside the court hearing the young gong accuses the pair of planning to illegally acquired information with foreign media reporters were covering the crisis affecting random muslims in rockland state and we've just carried out our jobs as journalists we've been detained at the criminal investigation department we never violated our journalism ethics. that's all from london and i'll see you a bit later let's get back to jane thanks still ahead on news good if you're watching facebook coming up next a choir of refugee children in lebanon strikes a chord with a group in the u.k. to sing the children of hope also ahead. lost in a series of reports on artificial intelligence today he looks at surgical operations carried out by robots as well as robots being able to take care homes to keep dementia patients come.
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hello there the weather is all quite quiet across many parts of the middle east at the moment we have one weather system with us but that is pulling away towards the east then there's quite a large break before cloud is making its way in from the mediterranean but this is just making things a little bit gray at times it works its way eastwards for the western parts of turkey though we're looking at some more active weather not on thursday most likely on friday the next weather system pushes its way and that's going to be giving us a very heavy downpours there around that western coastline during the day a bit further towards the south and here in doha twenty three degrees will be our maximum on thursday and no real change as we head through friday maybe just a degree or so higher towards the south so long as looking at the top temperature of around twenty nine degrees down towards the southern parts of africa the weather
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here is more active we got plenty of very violent thunderstorms stretching their way across parts of mozambique and towards madagascar we're likely to see some more very heavy showers here as we head through the next few days and again some of those bringing the old rumble of thunder towards the south largely fine and dry for many of us here's a lot cooler we're looking at thirty to inventory for cape town willing at around twenty three is the maximum durban is likely to see more in the way of in the or shower. unbelievable it sounds like an agreement between criminal bosses it's like trading in stolen goods that have been taken by the place if anyone ever comes to ask that question then sort of throw their hands up in the air and say i don't know i was just nominee director we're doing a investigation into. ukraine could you have a bribes you've been corrupt been corrupt did just the presidency
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al-jazeera investigations the only god coming soon. a conflict is like god because you create things shining in korea in building full glory yes i mean larry shifts her attention to the disaster stricken regions of pakistan and building upon traditional techniques and people with the knowledge needed to sustain their societies redbone to take the traditional feel at this time and to see a. google
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is honoring martin dietrich and you should have a read of the story it's a great read as forgotten. much of an impact you've made in world war two presidents taking on the front line and maybe with a lot of clout in the second position israel approaching gyptian right as the marks on jerusalem he's talking out about jerusalem not being as important an area as as is being made at the moment so obviously
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a very controversial read but something that israel clearly needs in its corner at the moment the mass resistance against trump well that's a question that many people around the world are asking how will the negative eighteen surrounding him doesn't seem to rub off on him where it needs to be the vote counting continues and position number six and number eight could look at that story the breaks a deal could be a model for a new tech he ties well i'm sure tourism a would be happy to hear that anything positive surrounding breaks a deal is coming in that story also makes for a good read but of an oxymoron accident positive. it seems implausible that ten years on from the assassination of pakistan's only female prime minister as we still don't know who orchestrated the killing of benazir bhutto she. since become the face of political bravery and a champion of democracy having defied threats against his safety only to die in a gun and suicide attack in two thousand and seven kemal hide has been
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a rally in la connor the ancestral home of the brutus. deigned of powdered of. hair to penetrate bore drawers body out of sight from all across pockets some of them have been traveling for the last few days it is still a huge crowd british still waiting outside the main revenue there are of course security check people out for it before they entered it and for good reason the border family had paid a dear price for coralie board draw words hanging by a military ruler daughter was assassinated again after time when the country was under military rule i doubt you can see how popularity has not gone down. i. didn't complicate it focused on the politics by house.
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because really portal energy input dope became the was young prime minister. was actually an incredibly. during her last time she got such wide screen off. me everything she was in the room would need to she was very good man his i'm fully into she had a strong command on foreign funding she had in fence increased. in the form of pakistan the bottom of her fit in the prime minister twice been as he was unable to recover from corruption charges during his second term as prime minister she was barred from politics but an amnesty did with general musharraf in two thousand and seven paved the way for her return in october two thousand and seven bena did vote go to a done deal by august on ending almost eight. boys they died she had
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a narrow escape procession was bombed into southern port city of karachi but despite that they do highlight. continued read the political rally the across the country however little did. rally ahead and. despite their security today. made their determined. she was a visionary she lost her life is tugging for the betterment of the muscles of. her coming to pakistan was that renewal she made up her mind when. it was picked over anything. and she never used to enjoy it much before her return to pakistan brian algeria search. engines about the security tapes to her live some of them the rogue elements had been working with al qaeda possibly on one assassination attempt on you i do believe that there are elements
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within the security apparent just particularly those who are associated with the project heart of the eighty's against the soviets who still have links with some of the taliban elements and the al qaida elements it was the element she feared would try to kill her. alternately rallying role will pretty. much from my house on top of the really. moment a suicide bomber blew himself up. again. ten years on she still remembered by freedom for the lake shore a great loss for democracy. for the box marked are now. let's bring in our social media producer and i'm just wonder what the online conversation is because she was a popular lady well jane from the report shows how much people really did love her
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in pakistan and the online reflection has been mainly of a positive nature now with people take talking about bhutto's legacy through her political activism and financing for women's rights now the main hashtag for this story is remembering s m b b and that stands for shahid i'm not on my baby which is a term of respect and endearment given to britain pakistan and asin has tweeted it's been a decade but you still live in the hearts of millions and will always be remembered and here's another supporter i'm in now and may believe she changed pakistan from a dictatorship to democracy is that gives you an idea of what people are tweeting about and how much love they do have for her but the. cham and of the opposition pakistan i wanted to her party says no irony was her death a huge national loss but represented a democratic struggle in pakistan now we spoke to members of the pakistan people's party which benazir bhutto died for years and here's what they had to tell us. it
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was also odd route on save the kids we've put to employees more we are fallen in love and that is attraction which is bringing us here and even when we are at home we miss garhi khuda baksh the resting place of our leader we have much confidence in our leaders below while bhutto and zardari we will make the pakistan people's party much stronger and two thousand and eighteen is the year of pakistan people's party. to live this ten years ago she was taken away by terrorists and it seems like yesterday it was forgotten the day. striving hard to fulfill all her knowledge green thank you had been told by the treatment of the group. we'll do our best to make sure that the regime for pakistan is that you. now part of the chit chats online are on the different theories flying around on social media on who was behind the toes killing imagine is one of those talking about the fact that those
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behind killing have actually largely escaped prosecution with some speculation there might have been a cover up but despite all that the government describes her as an inspiration and charisma six leader who will always be remembered in pakistan's history but some others just don't quite agree ali reza is one of those people and hides of bonds and has accused her of misusing how power to serve her own good and this is something many people were talking about including this person hannah sugaree who tweeted about bhutto's lifestyle and says that pakistan will be destroyed by elitists and privileged people pretending to look after the country but what do you think of this story we'd love to hear from you can live comment while we're watching and if you tweet us then the hash tag is aging news grit so that. is a former member of parliament with the pakistan muslim league and the former chair person of the commonwealth woman parliamentarians committee she joins us now live
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from islamabad is very good to have you with us what do you think suffered the most when she died thank you beach micheletti. you know. barcus tiny people are very sad to lose such a great leader and being as the door was larger than life and i must see that he was a dear little many even to be an inspiration she was a very very courageous leader. very progressive very liberal. what what we exactly one novel and i would say of their chief lived her life to the fullest she she knew all she has a being due to her lay but despite all odds she didn't give up a cause to fight for democracy. throughout her life she was. a must see there was a great leader not only within the country but very respected all over the world
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in oxford and harvard graduate and i must say a darling of the west we can show that i mean used to in the west you know. because we just i mean here's a muslim woman rising up taking the top job i mean was that the view seen from inside as well is is that how she was viewed i mean you said she was brave that she was i can't hear you properly your sound as lake echoing so i didn't hear what you said i was just picking up on your comments about how pete people viewed her in the west wasn't seen as patronize in that she was seen as a finally a muslim woman rising up and taking the top job i'm just wondering if that view was copied in the country supported. you know she she she had an advantage she had an advantage to be the daughter of a prime minister lake but she had that connection with the people with the masses she could connect with them and you know it wasn't just west patronizing it she is
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she knew what she was talking about he knew what he was pleading for he knew the causes which this country was in need of she signed the charter of democracy and she had great plans for democracy with other parties and obviously she had second phase her father her brother her own self her life. she had seen lots of being in life but even then she didn't give up what he wanted to go for and against john i just think what i could make out you know the way she is of a modern coddled her husband under her we saw widespread looting corruption some say she did nothing for pakistan that she was just an american stooge. you know i like it and gathers the military militants to do it you said and. you
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know she she knew all the good bindon threats to her life and two days before she died he mentioned it in a t.v. interview as well but she didn't give up she didn't give up and she she was questioned about by the security agencies and everybody but even then she wanted to be amongst the people and when she later like a venti given late she was amongst her people and she she said that i have threats to my lady friend she had all or love for. the terrorists as we were talking about not at all she was a very very progressive woman and she was the fear for pakistan the bright the liberal fears of bikers than ok i was going to find out for her and so i don't know any other question i can pick up and know you are struggling to hear me about the corruption under her and the fact that she was perceived to be a stooge of the united states and the fact that possibly her lack of action and her
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death opened the door to a dictatorship and just wondering whether political forces will ever be able to unite against dictatorship again lots of questions and there are no. you know again i'm just picking up bits and pieces from her voice but she she did she put up a book a big fight against the dictators she thought the martial law as she saw that the dictatorship regime she fought for that he fought against that she had seen all those times father was kept in jail she went to g. you. give love a young being a mother of being. being a mother who had three children and then getting on the legacy of her father on the streets of pakistan she i think she few fought it very bravely and saying that she needed her to guess well in the international community as well and that's why even
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in un today she's remembered that it's not me i mentioned her there as well saw you norm she was the first women muslim prime minister she had accomplished all that not only because she was the daughter of a prime minister but she had her own qualities the leadership qualities the qualities of connecting with people as i said to women for women she certainly and that is women to come in politics so i think she was a role model for many of us many of the women and men all saw as a great leader so people still remember her for her contributions within the country and outside the country for making pakistan a stronger players ok cush military thank you very much and thank you for perseverance through those sound problems a quick facebook comments from her lead pakistan gave historical sacrifices to rise and shine as the most powerful and successful country on benazir bhutto's loss was bigger than j.f.k.'s assassination but pakistan moved. now from
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a look back to boot or to peek into the future the rise of artificial intelligence and robotics is changing health care more for asians on are carried out by surgeons using robots but do we want a machine to look after us instead of a human clone slee walks us through the future. guy's hospital in central london and a man is about to have his life chances vastly improved with the help of a robles. he has prostate cancer the surgeon and his team would in the past have cut him open and felt around with their hands. but now they insert choose. and then we let the robots. soon the surgeon is at the console moving the robot remotely it's fine tools stitch up the man's colon before moving in to perform the operation. in principle you could has the surgery carried
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out or part steps of the said he did a very clearly defined carried out by a surgical instrument that was basically set up until today i had laser eye surgery only ten years ago and i know for fat that the op thousand did my eyes say he met devon think he set a machine hit a button and it was a machine that did the surgery wasn't. all kinds of surgeries are done like this welcomed by those lucky enough in the rich world to have an operation made quicker and less painful than in the past. but the new frontier is not in medicine but in care the robot succumbing to help the aged to consider the role that robots can have in caring for those we love is surely at the sharp end of the debate around automation in the human world after all robots home to modes that don't have the human touch and so how do we as human beings feel about outsourcing
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a duty of care to a machine. in the coming weeks these dimentia suffer as a care home in north london will have robots for company the owners run dozens of places like this across the u.k. they want to roll the machines out everywhere because what we're dealing with is dementia residents people who forget who have a memory lapses and if robots could remember things about them or their cultural needs about that have it's about the back end of living and if they could relate this to a nuclear stop or even an agency staff was coming in it could be a lot of emotional things that is these people experience because when you forget things you get agitated and you cannot recollect what you really forgotten how are you very and you robots like this is argue could help organize delivery of medicines or relatives could skype their loved ones through it screen but cannot
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love but it is argued they could help dispenses the agonizing question is whether we want them to i think ethically it's undesirable. robots take the place of carers for the specific issues of being reassured you know being helped to death and so on i think very few people would say that we should staff our hospice with robots i mean at the end of life that's really where you want a completely human type of interaction in parts of the world robotic care assistance has already been viewed by people as socially acceptable. in japan a nation of technology lovers with an ageing population is becoming common but will care is ever been replaced by machines it would surely lead to questions about how much we value our own humanity lawrence lee al-jazeera london. and on we'll have part five of our series on artificial intelligence
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a future with robots in ai is coming and it's going to affect us all so we'll be speaking to some people who are trying to reduce the impact. well for years prison brought about his wall against the irresponsible use of social media what has been said about that well jane in a rat into the system down in january a bomb and talks about his concerns a social media is being misused to spread information and distort people's understanding of complex issues and he added the all of us in need to ship have to find ways in which we can recreate a common space on the internet one of the dangers is that people can have entirely different realities they can be cookoo tuned in information that reinforces their current biases bought he did refrain from criticizing his successor donald trump who is an avid avid user now trump has been a keys of over using it and but he says he allows it it's allows it to connect him
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with his nation and of course his supporters now while obama doesn't suite anywhere as much as charm does in fact if you look i think just three tobago seventeen hours ago so if you want to see we have to say that his administration back in january open archives that was a bomb is administration of two hundred fifty thousand posts photos and videos belonging to the white house during his term in office and the decades old u.s. freedom of information has long mandated that all government records must be available to the public and in this social media age the definition of government records has expanded to include tweets pins facebook posts and instagram photos now going back to trump his favorite term fake news has been used so much lately that it would it's happened as been added to watch of the year by collins dictionary but despite the us president's constant use of the term social media has also been blamed for its overt use and bamma may have a point because
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a study released this month found that fake social media accounts can literally be bad for your health these platforms already have a rope. station of swaying political discourse so russia for example which has been accused of influencing law says u.s. presidential election through social media but misinformation doesn't just cover the political arena it's found its way in other areas like health and medication and research and studies social bots which all tomatoes accounts that use auto official intelligence to influence discussions and promote specific ideas or products what they found was these boats twice more likely to influence public opinion and it gives an example of the idea that has been promoted through social media that east cigarettes empower people to quit smoking and that's despite there being no strong scientific evidence to back that up now social media giants have been slow to respond to criticism of not doing enough to vet their content but
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we're finally saying them starts off a ways to cut through the noise so it's trolls fake posts tweets and the like now they say we've had a better understanding of algorithms also known as filter bubbles which is when your social media feeds reinforce the idea of only those you actively tuesday follow and engage with facebook and twitter have started sharing evidence of how their platforms are being used and abused during election campaigns now read of social media stories they want to hear from you get in touch with us you can do that sweet saying and you can sweet me as in haiti is the latest by teaching school so subtle will be here with the school shortage she'll be here with or the world's most grueling boat race is making waves with main street thanks. thanks.
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mark. and sitting in front of what people told are useful to his son thank you very much dana well today we're talking about one of the most iconic events in the australian sporting calendar and for once it's not the ashes cricket but the sydney to hobart
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yacht race event is known as the most grueling race in the world and begins on december twenty sixth every year this is the seventy third edition and hundred to both of all different sizes and competitors of all abilities who are taking part in the race it covers over one thousand kilometers from the iconic sydney harbor to the island of tasmania any a wild oats eleven completed the course in a wreck or time is the ninth time the boat has crossed the line. or the first sydney to hobart race it took place in one thousand nine hundred forty five just nine bullets took pot that year but this more this year more than doubled in ten later in one thousand nine hundred forty six when the first woman also took part the most boats that have ever started the sydney to hobart race was at the fiftieth race in one thousand nine hundred ninety four when there were three hundred seventy one starters the closest ever finish it took place in one thousand nine hundred
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eighty two and just seven seconds separated the first and second place compare that to two thousand and one when there was forty seven minutes between the top two boats while those eleven holds the record for crossing the line the most nine times now including four successive races between two thousand and five and two thousand and eight. well we can now hear from amanda sports journalist for the australian daily telegraph newspaper who is in hope of covering her twenty eighth sydney to hobart race she explains why the event is so challenging for the professional sailors but also says that ordinary people taken part is one of the things that makes it so unique and special. basically it's not short it's honest it's under twenty eight nautical miles so people don't get some sort of settled into a routine which is what happens in some of the longer ices but it's also the conditions that they can experience i mean this year we've had a dream forecast has been very very fast and it's down when sailing but across best
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right it's one of the most the tortillas pieces or in the streets when the wind goes against the shallow waters very steep nasty seas can be whipped up and you never know when we get winds that fall out of the southern ocean it can be cold which can be measurable can be really really unpleasant i mean you know you have plumbers and says and. you will compete you know you have boats that range in size from a little thirty foot and made of wood to the house in the high tech capital by exotic materials super max and then the unit that the biggest in the place and they could by professionals the rock stars of salmon this with over the america's cup so indians all those sorts of guys but back at the back of the fleet or in the middle of the fleet you know they're just normal people normal punters as we call them astray and yet they can actually be super maxie's for the ruling which is on and we had princes we have one of the princes of the not just the of the year we have had that hits state we've had some of the guys to rent a rand either one. it's it's
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a very attractive price because you know people find that they don't have a lot of challenge themselves with anymore and this is one of the great talent not traditionally every need because of the reputation of the rights there's a lot of but it's come from overseas the she with the twenty seven international in trees and we're expecting that to grow for the first time. the notice of rice was actually published in mandarin so that obviously appeals more to her and i used to market with some fantastic service and some fantastic buns because we get a lot of the americans we get a lot of big names eighty's it is very big news in the economy in the u.s. in asia. here in australia it commands it on for a couple of then isn't it of course like any other sport loving then she moved on to something else as amanda said there sydney to hobart is a very popular event in australia but how much interest does it attract elsewhere let's see what people are saying online there's
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a tweet here from david bradford who says in a very sarcastic way oh yes the sydney to hobart the one day a year everyone pretends to care about boats just like the melbourne cup and a horse racing and to hear it disagrees he says boxing day is my favorite day of the all the sports books and a test match and the start of the best you'll race the sydney to hobart and that's it for me back to the little friends of friends who very much for that that'll do it for this newsgroup remember to stay with us we'll see you again same time from e.j. don't receive thanks for watching. cut
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