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in america it is in the c.n.n. human has more from mexico city but you never know especially in a country like mexico with it has a long tradition of vulgar tampering of people buying votes but everything seems to indicate that even rather than despite this. one has a seemingly insurmountable lead that none of the other candidates will be able to overcome he has more than twenty percent more than his nearest rival from the national action party the conservative party that's his closest rival we have seen though that that it would just heard is that one out of every three mexicans has been approached by one party or another to try to buy their vote for as little as two chickens to as much as five hundred dollars or so that is the kind of hanky panky and and and sort of nontransparent practices that has marred elections in the past but which at least at the presidential level experts believe will not only
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make the difference. still ahead on al-jazeera a brief reprieve for afghan refugees in pakistan but they're still facing an uncertain future a plus among taken yeah i have to be strong but my stock kept al to being among his anxious wait as the search goes on for her thirteen year old son and his friends believed trapped in a flooded cave. and . the weather sponsored by. hello there will start by looking at weather conditions across central southern china and taiwan and here across eastern areas is certainly got some heavy rain at times we hand towards shanghai and down towards hong kong seeing some heavy showers i think for taiwan also the risk of showers is there jerry though across much of
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indochina through laos and towards me him are the weather's not looking at all bad yangon's should be relatively dry and after the weather we've had here in recent weeks certainly is welcome news the bulk of the rain seems to be further north towards parts of bangladesh the eastern states of india and through towards nepal so there's moving the forecast on twenty four hours still looking largely fine for vietnam hanoi is looking very hot and humid then is the southeastern parts of asia there's just a scattering of showers for the philippines much of borneo is going to be pretty wet at times java are as a ship at this time of year drawing bright thirty three there in jakarta and then as you move up through them in a pinch of there are singapore showers for both singapore and kuala lumpur northwards into the gulf of thailand weather conditions not looking too bad i think bangkok you may see the odd shower but i think for much of the time it's going to be fine now into south asia showers extending quite a long way north it should be dry for delhi but coming southwards dance for the west and again some very heavy rain expected here mumbai highs of thirty. so
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whether it's sponsored by cattle and waste. we will maintain the finest fighting force the world has ever known united states army was so reliant on the private sector i would call the dependency we have a mismatch between the way we. are to be and the reality of the twenty first century enough to do here. for you and i will tool for you how many of the persons that you're sending out you should be transferred to this is not my child soldiers reloaded on al-jazeera. they're watching al-jazeera a reminder of our top stories this hour tens of thousands of people in cities
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across the u.s. have been protesting against the trumpet ministrations controversial migration policy more than two thousand children remain separated from their parents despite president donald trump signing an order reversing his policy. syrian rebels say their peace talks with the government and russia have ended in failure the free syrian army says it refused russia's demands to surrender in the southern province of an intense bombing campaigns forced more than one hundred sixty thousand people to flee. south sudan's latest cease fire has been violated just hours after coming into effect with at least twelve people killed in the north government forces and rebels are blaming each other for breaking the truce that was agreed on wednesday. then i mean rival rallies in the south korea over the rising number of yemenis seeking asylum there i hundreds of protesters gathered in central sold to support refugees and chanted slogans to welcome them more than
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five hundred people from yemen have flown to the resort islands as you since december the government was forced to hold an emergency meeting on friday to deal with the crisis eventually promising to tighten its laws quickly some as more from the anti refugee protest in seoul. south koreans are protesting against what they see is a refugee crisis here in the country this is because more than five hundred yemenis have access to countries through holaday island called j.g. to island they now stuck to it because the government has moved to heal them in coming to the mainland there's only about three hundred people here right now but they representing about half a million people who signed a petition urging the government to revise its legislation to give them only refugees the last of these protests is taking place for is another protest one hundred meters away in support of the refugees living with none of this is hoping their yemenis who so far as to
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a stock and. then i'll go haiti is an asylum seeker from yemen he says he's got no choice but to go to you island in south korea. g.-u. island was the only country vailable for us to go to without a visa and claim asylum because we can go to a few countries in the world without these but they don't accept refugees or they didn't sign and. united nations convention they cream and take some pretty easily stuff. of south korea but it's i mean we can't go to south we can go to. and it's dali country in the world we can go to without a visa and claim asylum because obviously if we go to another country and stay there. if i want visa expires than we will be stuck in jail or debilitation sense and kids in order to be deported back to me because that expired us and then you
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have to go through a neighboring country because it isn't that and that was there's not there is a dire explains we can go to that you know we can go back you know because of the war anyway but if let's say you want to go back you'll be back in jail because you need to get a visa to go to a neighboring country italy and mold have both refused to take in the sixty migrants rescued from a rubber dinghy in the seamier libya on saturday they were picked up by a spanish flagged vessel run by a humanitarian group proactive are open arms and allow sale for days to reach barcelona italy's interior minister matteo salvini has vowed that no more humanitarian groups rescue boats will be allowed to dock in italy about one hundred people are still missing after their boat went down in the mediterranean on friday . pakistan has extended the right for one and a half million afghan refugees to stay for another three months this means the next deadline for the compulsively patrie ation will be in september for years
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pakistan's government has set and extended deadlines requiring all registered afghan refugees to cross back over the border some of the refugees have lived in pakistan for decades having fled afghanistan when the soviet union invaded in one nine hundred seventy nine rights groups have accused pakistan of bullying the refugees into returning by using threats and arbitrary detention come all hyder has more from islamabad. ever since the russian and raise you know of one has done and laid nine hundred seventy seven refugees have guarded paul get it on their home their country has become host to a million refugees and even today. decades on august on is said to hold over two point five million of run refugees of which one point five million afghan refugees are registered and the others do not have adequate documents the government of pakistan has been exerting pressure on these refugees to go back
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because they. say you will die thank you need by a militant outfits which are targeting august on however the relationship between kabul and islamabad has become. several rounds of talks between the civil and military leadership. as far as dealing with the of foreign refugees as concerns the country is also due to horde an election on the green the fifth of july. new government will be in place in islamabad to take key decisions on the future relationship or doesn't understand and the plight of the afghan refugees residing in this country a united nations high commission for refugees a mistake that despite the fact that it was indeed the deadline the government of pakistan was likely to increase that deadline in the end of day and to ease the suffering of the of one refugee dieting across this country divers searching for
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twelve young footballers and their coach have been missing for a week have managed to go several kilometers into a flooded caves and thailand and you opening to the underground complex has been discovered offering hope the boys may still be found alive one of the boy's parents handed out this picture showing several of the team is mark his son on the photo scott harlow reports relatives are trying to remain positive that the boys will be found alive. a week after the boys in their coach passed this entrance into the tom long cave a line of ambulances and hundreds of workers carry out a drill for their rescue. non-home boon is the mother of one of those boys she tells us thirteen year old monk home loved all sports but football was his favorite mother and son are very close uncharacteristically he did not ask for permission to go to the cave often take them he's a good boy he liked to play football since he was small i always support him i
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never thought anything like this would happen because whenever he would leave home he always act. for the first few days after monk or went missing his mother just cried at one point she was so distraught and exhausted she fainted she's only just started eating again she did not previously know any of the other parents of the missing boys now they're getting strength from each other i feel much better now and that's the pause is making me stronger i have to be strong but i received my son. the tom long cave complex goes on for kilometers now this is a section of it across from where the searching for the boys and their coats is going on now now people here locals believe that there is a spirit in these caves and this is where they come to make offerings to it while offerings to the caves spirits and gods continue. so does the searching for a second day water is flowing from the mouth of the cave decreasing the level
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inside the flooded sections of the cave complex and rain has been light. and in the hills another chimney or hole leading down toward the cave is being explored as a possible way into the cave complex. the spirit of the cave is fable to be that of a woman who is waiting for her husband to return to her much like the relatives who have been here since last saturday scott had her al-jazeera chiang rai. u.s. president donald trump says he's convinced saudi arabia to increase its oil production saudi and fellow oil exporters had already agreed on an extra one million barrels a day at an opec meeting this month trump tweeted just spoke to king solomon of saudi arabia and explained to him that because of the turmoil and dysfunction in iran and venezuela i am asking that saudi arabia increase oil production and maybe up to two million barrels to make up the difference prices too high he has agreed but saudi arabia made no mention of numbers in
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a statement about the phone call which reads u.s. president trump and king solomon stressed all efforts must be made to maintain stability of the global oil market and the world economy's growth both leaders emphasized that endeavors made by producer countries to meet any possible shortage of supply must be endorsed mohamed chicago he was professor of conflict resolution at george mason university and he says the move has the potential to cause opec to implode as a trade organization. well so far we have two sides to the same conflict within opec we have the saudis and the russians who happen to be the top or the exporters so they have a lot of clout in the decision making of this organization and then we have their ideas and their allies so if we look deeper i think this is another confirmation of an ongoing trend where would lead that is like trump like see seem like common
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sense of them and all those who are willing to be members of the club of the powerful and by moving this won't push in this way they are ignoring all kinds of jumping over all of these treaties and international organisations so unfortunately we're now in a world where by a lot that innovations between strongly that is more significant than the traditional kind of alliance and global diplomacy. i want to see you. actually.
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. cape town's water running out city of storage he said people should use no more than fifty liters of top water per person per day. about a third of the city's residents live in informal settlements like this one then you can see in about four percent of the water for generations they've already been collecting it and communal taps all sources say the city will reach day zero on the ninth of july that's when they'll turn off the water in the homes to have it be the communal council stay on. the city's taps of fed by reservoirs this is one of the largest. because they'll gallop where four years ago they would have been on the twenty five meters of water since then the province has suffered the worst drought on record. water saving measures have already postponed a zero bice three months everyone here is hoping the winter will soon bring enough
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many only strong as they hold there will be afghan refugees now face being kicked out sent back to a country still a. can of. this story. hello and welcome to the program piron i'm more than two million afghan refugees in
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pakistan now living in uncertainty as the deadline for them to leave the country expired on saturday the government in islamabad announced last year that all afghan refugees must return to their homeland their proof of registration cards have been extended a number of times but the government says eventually they will all have to leave for many of these refugees pakistan is and always has been home afghan families first began seeking asylum in pakistan in one nine hundred seventy nine when so many of them were born and raised there they also say conditions are not safe enough for them to return but the pakistani government says its economy cannot afford what it calls the burden of the refugees any longer the has more from the capital islamabad. ever since the russian and region are vanished on nineteen seventies the oven refugees have corp august on their home the government of
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pakistan has been exerting pressure on these refugees to go back because they. say you sanctity by militant outfits which are targeting father son however the relationship between kabul and islamabad has become. a several rounds of talks between the civil and military leadership. as far as dealing with the. concerns the country is also due to hold an election on the green the fifth of july . new government will be in place in islamabad to take decisions on the future relationship with afghanistan and the plight of the afghan refugees residing in this country the united nations high commission for refugees is optimistic that despite the fact that it was indeed their day to nine the government of pakistan was likely to increase that deadline. and to ease the suffering of the of one refugees in
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a dieting across this country this is someone hiding their reporting for insight story from islamabad. well almost one point four million registered afghan refugees were living in pakistan at the beginning of this year the un's refugee agency estimates up to one million registered refugees were also there since then only twenty one thousand that's fewer than one percent have returned to afghanistan that's according to the un's humanitarian office around one hundred fifty thousand left last year when pakistan first announced its repatriation plans but fewer than half the registered refugees helped by the u.n. h.c.r. the others either went back on their own accord or were deported by pakistan. but let's bring in our guest now joining us from kabul is riyadh some other former afghan refugee in pakistan who returned to afghanistan in two thousand and three here in the heart of either an investigative journalist from pakistan and also from
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kabul as william carter head of the un's farm program at the norwegian refugee council a very warm welcome to all of you must to say that let me start with you. should the deadline for afghan refugees to leave pakistan be extended once again what is at stake here for them. thank you very much for having me here. i believe it should be extended there is a need for extension and the government of pakistan shouldn't be using the refugees as a political pressure at the moment evelyn government doesn't have that capacity of the moment to absorb those huge number of refugees and the government can provide thais government of afghanistan can prioritize different categories of for refugees which can be observed for example those who have some established businesses or those that are related in family members abroad but those who are living with the very limited means in pakistan will be very difficult for them to to absorb and
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to adjust to the environment of afghanistan so the government of pakistan should comply to the reform in principle and extend this deadline. of why off to hosting afghan refugees for nearly forty decades has pakistan started the path treating them and made such a priority of it in the last two years why at this time. well the on says very clear since because a government in the falling government of afghanistan has been doing is has been ruled by its own people and there has been no plan as such as to how the refugees are going to go back there is no public pressure as such on the flounder if it is to be returned to be repatriated there is a sympathy there is that brotherhood that was there in nine hundred seventy nine to a great degree but when there are incidents of terrorism and somehow of one day if
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it is are found involved in them or in political protests like by student office movement the recent political upsurge then it raises some concerns. because of economic reasons as kamaal deported from istanbul but. has been in distress form various you know the reason for various reasons internal issues corruption mismanagement and no. have these all of them snowball and create a scenario for. a plan from afghanistan for the creation and understanding generally is that of what is done is not serious about taking the responsibility of the refugees as went as that if you want to stay and box on and a stand there were liberal it be the same feeling of ownership is not there in kabul mr william kata do you think of gunfire is in a position to take these refugees back given the number of violent attacks and the instability that continues in the country i mean just last year to three thousand
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five hundred thirty eight people were killed in attacks more than seven thousand engine. yes we would agree that now would not be the best time for people to be encouraged to return back to afghanistan security instance of going up control over parts of the country has really gone down and the situation is very very fragile and uncertain with the elections coming we saw a large wave of people of refugees feeling forced to return in two thousand and sixteen from pakistan to eastern afghanistan. it's a very tenuous position province on the border with pakistan. as in the islamic states aligned groups fight with the taliban fight with the governments and international military forces it's a province where the mother of all bombs was dropped last year
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a province where just a few months ago our colleagues at save the children in eastern afghanistan where unfortunately attacks it's really a unsafe situation right now we also say that in our own studies and research which rates released earlier in this year and generally pointed out of those hundreds and thousands of people that come back in two thousand and sixteen many of them had been forced to flee again or leave their homes because of insecurity or because they haven't found a basic services available to them and so really there's not a solution here just yet we really hope that the government of pakistan remains patients and that the incest community can support refugee staying in pakistan who have been very on the whole generous host over for decades. hosting of sting afghan refugees but now really is not the right time for people to feel forced or encouraged to come back and that's another that well what do you make of that
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because you know u.s. citing the security and economic reasons that pakistan is considering and sending these refugees back but as mr carter has been saying there is a real security problem where there is a lack of it and of ghana fans so how much how high is that a factor in the pakistan government's consideration here well that's a very well of point insecurity in afghanistan has risen and this is a sign that the government in kabul is not effective which does is the concern in the there's the whole would these refugees eventually go back if it's if gabble keeps losing control and militants whether they are days. taliban or other factions they continue to go and gain more space and operate in larger areas than they were like five years ago or two years ago or that concern where the much exists or what is it what is more important is the commitment that gobbles showed or lacks to show
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on the table and in its plans as my friend sadat said in kabul that did this should be a priority there should be a serious and and discussion about how in phased manner all these refugees can go there is little progress on that account and the stomach feels that these this political politicize ation of the issue which is being said and. helps. washington and other stakeholders realize that this is not obliged to continue this hospital a t for a very long time on the other hand i would just give you a separate example there is this movement called open the border in southern syria . and jordan for jordan to open the border but at the same time jordan is saying that we need support for buggiest on the same has been not there for a for a long time and instead there is a recent list at issue of pakistan for in f. eighty s. financial action task force all these things did not co-exist in pakistan continues
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to take the responsibility that is due to it on the name of neighborhood and humanity but then washington which needs support continues to press islamabad against the wall yet so pakistan you know has taken and great number of afghan refugees obviously more than anyone else and you are saying that it has not received the international support that it needed to do so this to say that let me come back to you because you were actually an afghan refugee in pakistan so what was your experience of that but also of returning to afghanistan did you have the support you needed when you returned. thank you well i lived in pakistan as a refugee camp for about fourteen years and i grew up there i had my primary and secondary schooling there. we lived in
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a mad housing and difficult situation but we thought that how life was we didn't know how difficult life our situation was that now we knew we were in difficult but at the time we thought that wasn't normal life for everyone the time we were returning after the fall of taliban in two thousand and three. we thought in pakistan but we are taking a very difficult decision and we are going to a place specially for me that i had never been before to a couple so when we came in the beginning it was a bit difficult to adjust but soon soon after we realized that our parents had taken a very positive decision and when i ask that all of a thing is saying that school parent then it was their decision then it was voluntary. it was a it was a voluntary decision that we left because i got a camp in pakistan which sure as soon was build those later but our immigration
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to pakistan was forced then and there was but the returning was of course a voluntary the time comparing a plan is of two thousand and three with two thousand and eighteen it's quite different then and situation has improved in terms of infrastructure or economy or job in and other terms and at the time what we thought it was the life was difficult in the beginning in the few first months but later on we were very happy with our decision and right now when i when i look look back at the past years that i've lived in afghanistan and of their progeny of these that we have grabbed and used i think we couldn't do that in pakistan so there are such opportunities for the refugees in their attorneys who are coming back they're not available in pakistan for them but if they come here. they can utilize them in and use them for
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great mr carter how many of the refugees who return have an experience that similar to mr so that's which was positive because the un says that. returns have to be voluntary safe and dignified but is that often the case. those first ernst's to be good and well managed yes they do need to be safe voluntary and dignified and every every refugee registered or not in pakistan has a right to it's out of their own free will and we're its support that along with other agencies but. what it was unclear or clear in two thousand and sixteen when we saw six hundred thousand refugees come back very suddenly. the course of four or five months. many hadn't been prepared so many were not very well informed about the conditions they were returning to so it's these are standards which we
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have to to uphold and encourage the governments of pakistan to make sure happens and it's as the volunteer patch ration process is a very sensitive one that needs to be done with enough time for people to make informed decisions some of those people who return many years ago this was. a process which they've been very happy with but we have to make sure that when tempers run high and patients runs thin that we can still support refugees to make an informed decision to come back and ideally to an area where it's safe and where they have access to basic services but that is the opposite of what i saw and what we saw when we were in eastern afghanistan two years ago it's in thousands of families living in open shelter or no shelter conditions overcrowding and unfinished buildings i saw. children sleeping in the mud next to livestock heavily
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pregnant women feeling suddenly forced to return at this point some of them giving birth. in the few days of having returned so there have been instances in the past which we hope are not repeated in which this was a less than ideal scenario but we are hopeful that. minutes will continue to show its its mercy and reprieve for afghan refugees to stay as long as they need to particularly whilst still it says have not ceased in afghanistan mr ahmed the time in the incidents that mr carter is talking about two years ago was when tensions and tempers were running high following deadly attacks in pakistan and both you and mr savant have spoken about how afghan refugees have been used as a political tool between these two countries how can you make sure that this doesn't happen again. there is a road there could be this is not
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a new situation if you have been the better at it from various parts of the world and that as it is a method to do it the issue is that how do you categorize it is that a roadmap on the afghanistan stable and how it managed one wants to get it implemented on its site if one government gives losing security of its district and districts keep falling today short taliban every now and then in a month like three to four how would that framework be implemented so the primary question is is safe enough for any refused to come back and the second to question is that whether pakistan is financially is strong enough to deal with the presence of so many people who are not paying taxes who are burden on resources who have contributed to economy as well but not to the extent as they would have had they been citizens and well equipped so there is there is
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a minute of questions that need to be addressed it's not just as simple that they are being politicized there are genuine concerns which we havenot from security economy and of course humanitarian concern that they will be killed or recruited by the taliban and days once they cross the border line so all and above all how valid science government reacts to it by this time is it is it speaking the language of india which it has been. son's intelligence agency has been using of on the pakistani side for political purposes by launching a movement against the military or. political parties there are these delicate issues that need to be understood and confidence level what the past six months or so has really it isn't there is a track active track to diplomacy going on and i hope there will be a way out and a framework that could be debated publicly and also within the government and this is about what do you make of all of those concerns coming from the pakistani side
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are they being addressed adequately by the government of afghanistan. well let me make a comment here that first if we look at this acute to situation in afghanistan it's not ideal but that does not mean that of the didn't should stop because of the security situation if the security situation is so workers fan the people who are currently living in evidence and should also go somewhere else what we are more concerned in afghanistan about returns is the economic situation and that integration into society here. security will be the same for all and we have hope and peace will come soon and then there is life in afghanistan the business sense and kind of so much is going on so security shouldn't be the main or the major reason for them of not returning there is another economic problems and we should be focusing on that so the government of afghanistan or not on the government of
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afghanistan but all stakeholders in the refugee situation have their own responsibilities in they have to perform them. starting from atlanta stand they have to look into different categories of refugees in afghanistan for example those who have established businesses in pakistan and in the good life that they can come easily in a just level and son's life or they have they should have a smooth transition for their companies in factories into afghanistan or those skilled laborers that we have in pakistan governor if you get in packs and they can come to afghanistan and they can have decent lives in afghanistan too or could be exported as labor skilled laborers to the middle east countries apart from that those afghans living in pakistan who have their family members abroad in wiston countries or in the middle east can have decent lives in afghanistan without any problem similarly that of afghans who are working in afghanistan but their families
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still live in pakistan afghanistan should promote in and ask them to bring their families back to venice. now remains the people who. have a difficult life living in pakistan they have very limited means of life there then that's difficult for open government to adjust yeah so our government should think about policies implementing policies for their housing and for their placement in afghanistan mr carter everything that was spoken about requires a lot of support and a lot of finance as well international organizations of the international community doing everything it can to support these millions of people. in afghanistan there is quite a well established humanitarian and developments community here which is working on this issue. really it's up to us to supports in this respect the government
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to be able to increase the absorptive capacity of service delivery so that health facilities educational facilities don't get overwhelmed with this but also some of the the longer term issues that would help report not just come back and survive but hopefully thrive so for example looking at who where people can live and looking at access to jobs from this side of the border the incest currency is present it is difficult to work but we are committed to. we're working with the governments to help increase this capacity for a longer term solution but government really needs more more time we need to be more patient with it it's got. elections coming up it's got. his friends rebuilds a lot of it's states institutions and there's multiple emergencies internally affecting that afghanistan has it is an emerging drought so it is internal displacement in the don't have very long left of the program and i'd just like to
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pick up on something that you mentioned which is a long term solution and put that to both of our guests quickly before we end how do you find a long term solution because these sort of ad hoc extensions and unpredictability extending their stay for one to three to six months is not sustainable to set up and start with the year before going to my staff and. and so so because of course the situation of refugees impacts and shouldn't be dealt as an emergency situation a long term solutions that are very important and then how do we do that so as i mentioned before the categorization of different refugees in return is that how do you are just easily later on there should be policies in programs for example that to train or are those return easy or with a specific job or or another skill. that i am sure i work for that we
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don't have a very long left so i will give the last word to mr i live here in doha thank you. yeah i think the real issue is the security situation the political dialogue between taliban and the government of afghanistan should be supported by all stakeholders and that's where the key lies and once that elite is develop some confidence building measures i think pakistan and afghanistan can come back to the table for discuss a framework and a plan of return or a back creation a few days or mr ahmed thank you very much for that and thank you to all of our guests that as we as father and couple that lived in the hot and william kata also in kabul and thank you too for watching you can see the program again any time by visiting our website al-jazeera dot com and a further discussion to go to our facebook page that facebook dot com forward slash a.j. and side story you can also join the conversation on twitter to handle this at a.j.
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july on al-jazeera. in a new series of had to had maddy has been talk of the big issues with hard hitting questions pakistan is going to the polls to elect a new government. will the country take people in power continues to examine the use and abuse of power around the world a generation of voters in zimbabwe grew up knowing only the leadership of robert mugabe now they're electing a new president of the first time since independence his name's not on the ballot on television and online the stream continues to tap into the extraordinary potential of social media to disseminate news july on al-jazeera. the story of a british italian man experiencing life close up in a palestinian refugee camp in beirut's. coming face to face with the daily lives of its residents some of whom have lived there for seventy years. has been
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for a few jomo still in his life it's not a normal life to show seven days in beirut that. on al-jazeera. number of madison in doha the top stories on al-jazeera massive crowds have marched in cities across the united states protesting against the trumpet ministrations zero tolerance immigration policy protest as a calling for families to be reunited quickly as well as an end to immigrant detention and the travel ban targeting the some muslim majority nations well as lynn jordan reports from washington d.c. . tens of thousands gathered outside the white house on
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saturday to condemn the trumpet ministrations policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the us mexico border they will never be the same even if they are you know. your ability to see to process to trust others in future relationships is gone. donald trump wasn't home to hear them the people in the park didn't care. they are outraged by the video and photos of some twenty three hundred children including babies caged like animals in detention centers and by the fact the government doesn't know where their parents are being held to a lot of data. that we don't know that we need from the top administration but they've got a list of parents apparently they've got a list of children they've got to be reconciled we need to know where every parent is that matches up with every child and they've got to tell us that in a publicly accountable manner and i don't think they're going to feel compelled to
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do that unless there's public pressure even though the trumpet ministration vocal to public pressure and stop the forced separation of children from parents at the us mexico border it's now going to detain entire families perhaps indefinitely perhaps and military reservations across the us that has rally go or is here in washington fed up and that's the sentiment being repeated at rallies across the united states the signs in the messages were the same across the country obey international asylum law protect children stop the government's racist policies honestly the only reason our president is doing this is because of his ego he has no excuse these people are bad people they are running away from their homes and take a lot in must be big to make them do that over the accomplish some sort of change in the policy that we have. he really needs our legislators to actually get something accomplished the challenge is taking the white hot anger on
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a hot summer's day and turning it into political action there is no guarantee people will do more than this even though they say they will rosalynn jordan al-jazeera washington syrian rebels say their peace talks with the government and russia have ended in failure the free syrian army says it refused russia's demands to surrender in the southern province of an intense bombing campaign has forced more than one hundred sixty thousand people to flee south sudan's latest cease fire has been violated just hours after coming into effect with at least twelve people killed in the north government forces and rebels are blaming each other for breaking the truce the agreement was signed by president salva kiir and rebel leader react much on on wednesday. i least six protesters have been shot and wounded in nicaragua's capital managua more than two hundred people have been killed and fifteen hundred injured in demonstrations against president daniel
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ortega is government since april earlier attempts by the roman catholic church to negotiate a peace deal of collapsed. mexicans will head to the polls on sunday had an election that could herald a major change of political direction for the country left wing candidate i'm sure it's money well lopez obrador is the favorite to become the president actually in malta have both refused to take in sixty migrants rescued from a rubber dinghy in the sea near libya on saturday they were picked up by spanish flagged vessel run by a humanitarian group proactiv open arms it will now sail four days to reach barcelona. pakistan has extended the right of one and a half million afghan refugees to stay for another three months this means the next deadline for their compulsory repatch ration will be in september some of the refugees have lived in pakistan for decades to hades those are the headlines these continues hit and i'll just get off to child soldiers reloaded by for that.
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we will maintain the finest fighting force of the world has ever known the world has ever known the world has ever known the world is ever known never to see the only fifty people with no spirit i just don't like the image that it conjures up in most people's mind. like any other thing in the global finance it's just the military trade. and the. contractors don't like eric bluetongue the ground. guy predicted to be. the missing young government perspective the iraqi clipping was considered
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a good deal. actually one yeah it's more like thirty years closely. we have a mismatch between the way we match the war to be and the reality of the twenty first century. can we do any more could we find someone and we do it for boredom really don't mean you get what you feel. b.b.c. world service u.s. troops have left iraq. and it continues to maintain a high passes in the country with the largest u.s. embassy in the world the situation of kurdish john the center crucial for the
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international troops to go in and get control over to the afghan forces peace if you're just attrition really critical with the country. says throughout american oxidative now stop by my car guns in iraq. this is a trap as you can manage those people. so yeah i know but if i was this other funds or even friends. some of and they are worried after i'm done stuff. they know right now down there tonight yeah. how many of the persons that you're sending how. you feel your child soldiers and the like i said i got i can tell you that i mean if you think i can't. i can tell you dealing with the many people i'm going to. this and this and this.
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inspecting smiled did. not feel so. good. that it was. enough because you know. in a very they do for eleven hours to. this is our tradition if you don't know if it's with sticks in the spirit with our all. that's the tradition if you are trying to simulate this me disoriented them say well and good i'm sure but that isn't the case some may be critical of people who used to be fighting when they
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were very young that they all go to war you believe that's a problem not that's not our problem was mother from. yes that must have shown the particles not phone boxes yes it must have. and even if they had started when they would fulfill or live in the food chain that that's not a problem wasn't a problem does that's the job as they are here his carrier. when you send guides us with fancy print and they got the school fees training. the army never gotten a summit on resorted to using a gun and because of their ideas being that people who isn't what you tell me there
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is would be too andy and as an english. gun to shoot those who want to fight need gun rights. that it. will give companies risk on common contract as we stop my money on to them . or example i didn't maybe it is for some would kind.
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the private military industry is a part of how the country is in fights wars today. u.s. government doesn't track the number of contractors it uses in places iraq or afghanistan we know it's a lot we don't really know exactly how many. i spent several years working within the industry i have a military background and one of the differences between being a soldier i found and being a private military contractor is that when you work for the u.s. military or any military you take a sacred oath that you're going to serve and fight for your country and necessary die to protect a way of life one that you believe in i am an american soldier i'm
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a warrior and a member of a team. that will never accept defeat. at least i will never win i'll never leave a fallen comrade it's the complete opposite in a private military world you look at the budget first the loyalty of these companies and these businessmen's change depending on market forces. we operate in the world's challenging complex emerging markets the middle east is absolutely cool for other business today. the sooner we can are in palin we perform in to the right in. this industry is not just what you see is what you get.


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