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ballots are counted in lebanon spot a mantra elections but a new voting system isn't expected to bring big changes at the top. hello i'm maryam namazie and london it with al-jazeera coming up. thirteen people are killed in a bomb blast in afghanistan police suspect it's another attack by those looking to disrupt the forthcoming elections iran's president warns the u.s. will suffer historic regret if donald trump pulls out of a nuclear agreement with tax on. and volcanic destruction in hawaii lava flows continue after the u.s. island is hit by the worst quakes in decades. polls have closed in lebanon's first parliamentary elections in nine years three
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point six million people were eligible to vote but it appears few chose to cost a ballot with turnout to around thirty six percent the country is using a new system based on proportional representation but it's unlikely to upset the overall balance of power in a holder has more from beirut. judd phone is among the eight hundred thousand voters who are eligible to cast their ballot for the first time lebanon hasn't had an election in nine years political wrangling and disagreement over a new alec torah law were to blame now this twenty three year old hopes his vote will make a difference. for people who don't have any money but it shows up with the money you need to read them go. more and more voices are calling for change and it's not just the young lebanese are concerned about the growing level of poverty and unemployment in the country. on the show you know. we want change we want
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to new generation of leaders who know what the youth meet. this is the first time where so many independent candidates joined the electoral battle the new law which is based on proportional representation opens the door for these candidates to try to break the political elites hold on power but they acknowledge they can only make a small difference. and we know we will win all the one hundred twenty seats but even if we get eight ten or twelve seats we are satisfied because we know we will be able to expand our presence later on they are up against a political establishment that has been in power for years if not decades even since the days of the civil war in the one nine hundred eighty s. if those politicians are not running their sons or grandsons are and they have been accused of using their office for electoral gains. a small there are people who vote for candidates who help them this is wrong with that is how it has always been
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. those are the so-called traditional voters who not only benefit from a politician or party but are often loyal to their sect before the nation lebanon's parties are sectarian among them the iranian backed shia armed group hezbollah. hezbollah the way no one did and the fault is hezbollah has been. a wonderful to them hezbollah and its allies are expected to win the most seats in parliament further strengthening their power which has been growing in recent years. a lot has happened since the last election in two thousand and nine there was political instability the post of the presidency was vacant for two years until late two thousand and sixteen when lebanon's political rivals reached a compromise deal a president was elected a national unity government was formed headed by prime minister saddle how do you see that included members of hezbollah. prime minister how do you he wants to secure enough votes to ensure his leadership of the sydney community and ensure his
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return to the premiership he has exchanged harsh words with has been our during campaigning but that is an expected part of the election rhetoric in lebanon both sides know they need to work together if they want national unity and this divided nation than of who their oceans leader. is live for us now in beirut and hashem when we spoke earlier you were referring to some skirmishes of clashes which had been taking place around the city can you tell us more about the situation there well where we've been told of the army has interfered in that area which is a southern suburb of the capital beirut where they have been some scuffles between . supporters of hezbollah supporters of the future of movement of the army has managed to that those clashes there were also some scuffles in different areas
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particularly. but there were basically no very isolated and there's been some significant deployment of security forces and the army is through all of the country and that's likely to continue particularly this hours because this is where the coding of the votes will start of the it will be followed by the partial results to be and i was with that's where officials expect to see more tension and more scuffles it is even if this explains why they are deploying security forces across the country so there have been some tensions but an election that has been largely peaceful although hashim the turnout has been very low. well we've just got an update from the ministry of interior which says that the turnout stands now at forty six percent it's not fire of that number could climb we're just waiting to hear from the ministry of interior if it reaches fifty
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percent there would be good news for these tablets burnt political parties but also for the independents and for different reasons because this is quite a crucial moment for everyone for president michel our own because he wants to consolidate he wants his party the three past few tick movement to consolidate gains are born of the christian community it is crucial for his one wish wants to consider date its gaze in the in its strongholds particularly in the bekaa valley and southern lebanon to tell the international community and the libyan is that he has the trust of its own people it is also crucial for prime minister saddle hariri as you know historically speaking of the sunnis have been divided over key players key sunni players divided over who has to have the biggest said said that how do you want to project himself as the voice of the sin the community but you have also
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emerging forces eleven and particularly the independent voices of the civil society candidates who would like to bring about a new i'll turn it to the mainstream political parties. thank you very much cash with all the latest from. a bomb blasts in afghanistan has killed thirteen people explosion happened at a mosque in the eastern province of cost but he says but the mosque light have been targeted because it was being used as a voter registration sent a fall topas parliamentary election jennifer goss has more from kabul. the attack in host province is the latest in a series of attacks on voter registration centers and on election officials around the country it certainly has the afghan government concerned president ashraf ghani condemned the attack saying the attackers continued crimes against religious places
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but he said that it won't do real the election process that he called on his security services to better protect these voter registration centers but so far they've been unable to do so the worst attack came here in kabul two weeks ago when a bomber attacked a line of people lined up for to to register to vote sixty nearly sixty people killed in that bombing and almost one hundred twenty injured has many afghans very concerned about going to voter registration areas they feel that they're unsafe they feel that they're not protected they feel that they are a target and of course this is just the beginning of the election process those parliamentary elections to be held in october of the campaign period will start after voter registration voter registration goes on until mid june the afghan government's goal had been to register fifteen million people by then but so far only about one million people have been registered in the past three weeks or so
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and the attacks certainly seem to be deterring the afghan public from it so a very serious consequences to these attacks for an election that many here see as crucial to the future of afghanistan. well pakistan's interior minister survived a suspected assassination attempt a son was shot and wounded while sitting in his vehicle shortly after addressing crowds around province is receiving medical attention and is expected to be moved to la or for further treatment is attacker has been arrested according to one of his aides. well now iran's president has warned the u.s. it will regret quitting the nuclear dail as the deadline looms for donald trump to make a decision hasn't rouhani says iran has plans to respond if trump holds the u.s. from the pact trump has repeatedly said he wants to leave the twenty fifteen agreement unless european allies can fix what he calls floors in the deal he has
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less than a week to decide whether he will extend u.s. sanctions relief on iran i gather because as drawn hardage if the u.s. opts to pull out of the nuclear deal it will soon realize that this decision will become a historic regret for them no change will occur in our lives next week we have devised plans for any possible decision to make and will resist it. under there is a bus robbery has more from tehran. it was under his administration that the deal making began in the first place and it is what won him his last election in twenty seventeen last year president hassan rouhani put the way the twenty fifty nuclear deal forward to his people as the cure all for all of the country's economic woes and at the time it was what it was his it was his trump card if you will to win him the presidency and now is the time that his government is defending their decision to go forward with it in the first place there are many observers that this may be very good for iran by the united states being the bad guy if you will by being the
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reason that the deal begins to fray and comes to an end it gives a ron the the the political ability to tell the european partners that we have the moral high ground now that we tried to do it your way and it didn't work out and now we will return to policymaking on our own terms so going forward. the end of the deal may mean untether in iran from a nuclear agreement at a time when it enjoys far more regional influence than it did when it negotiated the deal in the first place. north korea has denied it was forced into giving up nuclear weapons by american led international sanctions from ministry spokesman tells the state news agency the us is misleading public opinion powered by claiming the sanctions work also one washington against deliberately provoking the north by deploying military assets to south korea it comes out of a planned meeting between kim jong un and donald trump james happened in the coming
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weeks. without jazeera still ahead on the program a second part of an al-jazeera investigation into claims of medical malpractise at mexico's flagship neurological institute. and iconic streetcars is under threat from palin those who want more housing. the a. hello there we've had some spectacular weather over parts of turkey recently so if i still face that weather system here it's brought us a lot of wet weather and some of it has been very very heavy for ankara here we only had ninety minutes of rain but this is what those nine minutes caused her if it flooding there really is quite dangerous and i feel very sorry for that man that fortunately we haven't had any reports of fate teletubbies that man did survive
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we've got more wet weather still to come we're not expecting anything quite as severe but there's still likely to be some rather spectacular downpours over parts of turkey wants more we've also got this area of rain that's working its way eastwards and still pulling itself together so for some of us in iraq and in a run this still going to be a good deal of cloud and quite a bit of wet weather around also further east there's also another weather system here that's edging away further eastward still but for some of us nafta stand still really to be a few breaks of rain over the next day or so now a little bit of that unsettled weather is just spilling a little bit further south so some of us in parts of saudi arabia are likely to see more in the way of cloud perhaps the odd shower but for most of us it should still stay dry the temperatures in doha they're pretty high at the moment we're looking at a top temperature of around thirty eight or thirty nine degrees. quick
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look at headlines now vote counting is started in lebanon's first parliamentary election in nine years and initial reports suggest turnout was forty six percent
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lebanon is using a new system based on proportional representation. thirteen people have died in an explosion at a mosque in afghanistan's cost province the mosque was being used as a voter registration center for october's parliamentary election and iran's president hassan rouhani has warned the u.s. it will regret quitting the nuclear deal as the deadline looms for donald trump to make a decision. when all the stories are following turkish president has unveiled his party's election manifesto promising new military operations against kurdish fighters along its border in syria and iraq would want to dress thousands of supporters in istanbul ahead of next month's elections he called the vote more than a year early to consolidate the move to an executive style presidency which was narron approved in a referendum last year as an embassy only who was that running. more freedom and more prosperity and this is the most so all thirty presents are drawn snap election
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manifesto for june two thousand and twenty four activists so what's the thing that's carried the ruling party to the parliament in two thousand and two since again as a protest in two thousand and thirteen and since the fans go it sent in two thousand and sixteen the government has harshly being criticized for its security measures inside turkey and restrictions imposed on the media now prisons are drawn talks about opening a new page actually saying that turkey turkey will decrease its interest rates inflation rates which have become a burden for the turkish citizens due to increasing living prices also aired on mentions of turkish military rule. continuous operations into northern syria until turkish borders are total secured by the fire true groups one more thing that are don't focus during this manifesto was that turkey should become a self-sufficient country in defense industry and he mentioned more what
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plans that turkey would be. producing actually and now everybody is curious after stating that there will be a new page how turkey will be implementing those freedom and prosperity a methodology used while the state of emergency is still underway five rebels have been killed in a gunfight with government forces in indian controlled kashmir. security forces moved in on a house in shopian district where the suspected rebels were based troops ordered rebels out of the house and started shooting when they had no response. and one of those killed was the top rebel commander. thousands on to the streets to attend his funeral. on means a days away from what many hope will be seismic change in their political system on tuesday the parliament is expected to elect an opposition leader as the country's
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new prime minister this comes after a wave of protests across the country as natasha can i reports from the air of on students have paid a major role. many armenians are saying their so-called velvet revolution succeeded because people finally shed their political apathy and were inspired to act. has been leading protests since twenty sixteen for several weeks he's rallied students at half a dozen universities he says opposition leader nicole posh union may be the face of this unprecedented push for change but people primarily students organized it they . need to because if. there's tips they. need to hold a process that is why people are called food and. it's undeniable young
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people force during the protests that eventually crippled the country. fed up with the poverty lack of jobs and corruption there hoping the government will finally turn its attention to the pressing needs of armenians if pressure becomes prime minister as expected on tuesday he'll have an abundance of goodwill and face high expectation i belong to the very late oprah sentence of the people who really believe that this day would come i expect a lot but it's really hard for me and for him because like people i know people are going to push and i know that it's going to take a long time for him to rebuild so the system the student activists we spoke with say the priority is for the new government to hold free and fair elections it would be a first for this generation no closing to spin it into a group tool not a page where it will be said to me it's no go to support to spread terry democracy
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and this is all a victory and disappoints a political process when i mean it is kim united forcing the resignation of a prime minister is one thing remaining in through the often slow in domestic journey towards monumental political change will be the next test of this country's people power movement natasha al-jazeera year of on armenia the israeli military says it has killed two palestinians who tried to cross into israel from the gaza strip israel says the team men were trying to damage security infrastructure more than forty palestinians have been killed and thousands injured along or distance march and weekly protests against israeli land confiscation started. have been more evacuations in hawaii is molten lava from a volcano continues to threaten residential areas around two thousand people have
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now been forced to leave their homes to escape lover and poisonous gas coming up through cracks opened by the quakes brunell's reports from near mount killer way a volcano on the hawaii's big island. local resident tony lutes shot this cell phone video as new line of the events opened near his neighbor's house the molten rock blasted high above the ground and toxic sulfur dioxide gas streamed through the air sound and a lot of jet engine and every time it exploded it was like an explosion or as i can i'm going on the new eruption from mount killer way a cause the emergency evacuation of nearly two thousand residents from the small rural community of les lani estates and surrounding areas one night it was find there was little cracks in the pavement and the next morning. no one having worn it covered roads with rivers of magma and reportedly destroyed several buildings
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hawaii's governor called out state national guard troops to provide emergency help and keep people out of harm's way it is a difficult thing to watch a lava flow is unpredictable and not exactly certain what course it would take on friday a powerful six point nine magnitude earthquake shook the big island of hawaii causing structural damage to buildings including a school kill away is one of the world's most active volcanoes continually erupting now for more than thirty years normally the lava flows through subterranean channels to the sea but the new eruptions are following a different pattern this is a newly established road block in the middle of the eruption zone now the police and national guard tell us that just a couple of hours ago a new law the event opened up in the trees over in that direction for the people who live under the volcano the occasional jet of molten lava and bone shaking quake
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are part of the price of living in a tropical paradise i'm not afraid of it just respect it and be aware of. you know i don't care if the mountain is unpredictable no one knows where the next lava breakout will be or how long kill away as angry mood will last rob reynolds al-jazeera near mount killer whale. over fourteen years almost five hundred mexicans were used as guinea pigs at the country's flagship state neurological institute they were implanted with a device to drain fluid from the brain invented in passing ted by the head of the institution but the device was never approved by mexican authorities and doctors told our jazeera it had serious flaws in the second part of our investigation john heilemann examines how this could have happened and the consequences for those involved. over the fourteen years almost five hundred patients were fitted
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with an experimental unapproved device a top public neurological institute you learned the good at it was among them it was done without her or her husband's knowledge. they asked us to sign a bit of paper but never that it was going to be a valve or a tube that was part of an experiment they never told us anything about that. three doctors working at the institute at the time told out does either that the same is true for other patients who received the implant it was designed to treat hydrocephalus that's excess fluid in the brain by training it down through a chub into the stomach area. this man invented the device and patented it julio sotelo he was also the director of the same national neurology and neurosurgery institute where it was pressed into use despite never being approved by medical authorities in the field there was a recommendation i would see a demand that you had to recognize the brilliant idea of sotelo the institute the
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health ministry and the to saltillo himself who refused to talk to out to zero he's always maintained that studies show his device was effective. neither he nor the national institute has ever been sanctioned for its unauthorized use despite a commission of medical arbitrage clearly stating that malpractise occurred in your learned as case of the doctor going to tom who still works at the national institute has one word for it all. up only with impunity impunity at every level he says. the wall your learned and poor man will have to sell their flat to pay medical bills their claims for compensation have fallen on deaf ears mexico's attorney general's office kept them waiting for eight years only to tell them it wouldn't take an action all the time you learned this health is worsening
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although it's unclear if that has any connection to the device. i'm frightened of dying of leaving my daughter i'm just so tired there are days in which i just think it would be better if i died but only. against the backdrop of silence a congresswoman and n.g.o.s have taken the case to the into american human rights commission. it's unlikely to succeed but it is a fresh attempt to get justice for the hundreds of people treated as guinea pigs over forty years. john holeman how does it or mexico city. russian opposition leader alexina valley has been released after being detained as an anti putin rally on saturday called on people to stage rallies throughout the country ahead of the russian president's inauguration for a fourth term he was dragged away by police shortly after appearing at a protest in moscow iranis lawyer says the forty one year old will appear in court next week. the decades has been known for its street art with some graffiti and
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becoming well known landmarks but demand for new housing in some of the famous artworks might soon disappear only a cane reports. it's a city of culture and counter culture where the walls of buildings are the canvas on which politics and society sometimes collide in an art form that is much to the anarchic where what matters is the work and the artists themselves want to remain anonymous and not to have limits placed on their creativity if there's new buildings being drilled that's all right it's like that's i mean more important than it's like street art is like something that is war but it's art and doesn't have like when it gets too well regulated or sanctioned and it won't really be alive anymore. and you get a feel for just how alive the scene really is in districts like lights back where improvised astronauts stare down at you from buildings how the fruits of the
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artists labor is there for all to see and where people feel walls are just murals waiting to be painted. more and more street artists are coming here from across the world really it's more and more and as far as i know this year alone more than fifty new murals are going to be painted in a very short time. but in a city with a constant need for new housing and more office space often world renowned examples of street art can end up obscured by new buildings recent figures suggest the vacancy rate in existing apartment buildings is just one and a half percent at a time when fifty eight percent of all households are occupied by single people leaving the city planning or thor at ease with the dilemma of how to protect cultural treasures while accommodating the ever growing number of people who want to live among them you have to deal with investors that want to build blocks and things like that and so everyone has to find solutions what could
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stay here and what court has to go not. friend of having a sort of staying with this square cities and things like that forever there are some examples of three thought in this city which do have protection germans called partial factories here what's left of the bourbon wall at what's called the east side gallery but even here it's clear where modern buildings have really taken over and yet some believe those modern buildings that obscure the art of yesteryear also provide a platform to paint the pictures of the president dominic kane al-jazeera berlin well as plenty to see right here we have all the latest on our top stories but you can watch us there as well life actually al-jazeera dot com.
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just a quick look at the top stories now polls have closed in lebanon's first parliamentary elections in nearly a decade three point six million people were eligible to vote and turnout is so far about forty six percent the country is using a new system based on proportional representation but it's not likely to upset the overall balance of power. has more now on why the vote matters. this is why it's a crucial moment for everyone for president bashir loud because he wants to consolidate he wants his party the three past few chick movement to consolidate gains of the christian community it is crucial for hizbullah which wants to consider date its gaze in the in its strongholds particularly in the valley of southern lebanon to tell the international community and the libyan is that he has the trust of its own people it is also crucial for prime minister saddle hariri as
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you know historically speaking of the sunnis have been divided the key players the sunni players divided over who has to have the biggest set said that how do you want to project himself as the voice of the sin the community. and all the headlines a bomb blast in afghanistan has killed at least thirteen people the explosion happened to a mosque in the eastern province of cost but the suspect the mosque may have been targeted because it was being used as a voter registration center for october's parliamentary election elsewhere pakistan's interior minister has survived a suspected assassination attempt a sonic quality was shot and wounded while sitting in his vehicle shortly after addressing crowned crowds at a rally in punjab province he is expected to be moved to la for further medical treatment iran's president has warned the u.s. it will regret quitting the nuclear deal as the deadline looms for president trying to make a decision assad ronnie's says iran has plans to respond if trump pulls the u.s.
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from the pact. north korea has denied it was forced to give up nuclear weapons because of american led international sanctions a foreign ministry spokesman is saying that the u.s. is misleading public opinion by claiming that the sanctions worked he also warned washington against deliberately provoking the north by deploying military assets in south korea i'll have the news out for you in twenty five minutes time off the inside story. the united states navy is.


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