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andar marine public security personnel unfortunately the death figures have risen and include one of the civil defense divers in saudi arabia to friday's sudden downpours quickly filled traffic underpasses with water and hundreds of motorists faced being stranded by the rising floods it's only a fortnight since a flash flood near the jordanian dead sea killed twenty one people including thirteen children who were on a school trip when the bus was swept away that tragedy led to the resignations of both the education minister and the tourism minister over perceived failings in the government's response the jordanian response in the aftermath of this latest deluge has been an extensive search and rescue efforts but the receding water has left the affected areas in jordan need deep in mud and sludge making the search effort doubly difficult paul brennan al-jazeera still ahead and find out why germany will not be holding national ceremonies to remember world war one. there's
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something about top water in one u.s. city that's raising health concerns for those who drink it. well it was back to snow again with some significance in may because extent prosper took my stand certainly the northern part of the caspian and the cloud to science is rather less significant it might bring a little bit of snow if you're lucky into afghanistan which of course will melt and form right in the showers behind the rain showers in the middle of iran but this is a development might well be this is where winds come again further north the caucus is involved in rain turning to snow big showers seem likely around us by john and the northwest of iraq and here's the snow on central part of afghanistan but there's a green patch down here which is rather telling that's where the showers which most
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recently found event are heading sites that looks like a fairly quiet picture with no more than a scattering of light he shouted in the event otherwise but if you go you do pick up something could be more significant doesn't look much but any time you've got cloud this far into what's normally a quiet part of the world you could get a decent downpour as fast as of bahrain possibly cattle eastern side of society maybe even further west to the science it does look quite i'll give you that it's cause until you get almost the tropics of africa and then he goes the other side is quite again by quite i mean with the exception of madagascar there's not much happens not much short form from the sky in fact if you look up it's blue. a journey of personal discovery about how the suv huge rule has shaped the present day georgia if you people you should do your past you will never have a future building and then monuments they seem to inspire you know wars always been
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mean to show your own people. small algis there is time and eventually meets examines the cultural influences of the soviet union al-jazeera correspondent the soviets. you're watching all jazeera reminder of our top stories this hour turkey's president has increased the pressure on the saudi arabia to reveal what he describes as the truth about the murder of journalist some awful shows he was of tell you about the one and share the audio recordings related to the killing with saudi arabia the u.s. france germany and the u.k.
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. the death toll has doubled to at least twenty three as wildfires continue to burn in california two hundred thousand people have been forced to leave their homes the coastal community of malibu has been evacuated. at least twelve people have been killed as heavy rain caused flash flooding across jordan the ancient city of patra has had to be closed so it can be cleaned tourists have been moved to safety. florida is once again at the center of an election battle eighteen years after a presidential race there descended into chaos recounts been ordered for two high profile races because the results are too close to call his own to reports from washington d.c. . the midterm elections are over but not in florida the race for governor and senate are still undecided too close to call so winners have not yet been announced
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in the senate race republican rick scott got fifty percent of the votes bill nelson the democratic incumbent forty nine point nine percent only fourteen thousand votes separate the two candidates out of over eight million cast in the state now both republicans and democrats are accusing each other of wrongdoing and it's gotten ugly i will not sit idly by while unethical liberals try to steal this election from the great people florida the governor's race in florida is also headed for a recount with republican congressman ron decentest at forty nine point six percent of the vote compared to andrew guillen's forty nine point one about a thirty six thousand vote difference we don't just get the opportunity to stop accounting votes because we don't like the direction in which the vote tally is heading that is not democratic and that certainly is not the american way and america we count every vote regardless of what the outcome may be broward county is
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florida's second biggest county home to nearly two million people many provisional ballots were counted late and dozens of rejected ballots mistakenly mixed with knowledge ones for u.s. president donald trump it's a personal he campaigned hard for the republicans in florida had them both holding razor thin leads trump insinuated without evidence the democrats are trying to stuff the ballot boxes i don't all of a sudden they're finding votes you mean after the election they're finding votes nelson rejected trump's claim votes are not being found they're being counted the confusion has stirred outrage with protesters on both sides gathered outside the offices election officials are meeting to sort through the ballots. this isn't the first time florida has been at the center of an election controversy who can forget the florida recount between george w. bush and al gore in the two thousand presidential race bush ultimately won florida
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by less than six hundred votes giving him the electoral college victory thus the presidency the florida recount eighteen years ago was alternately decided here at the supreme court it's unclear foresee a repeat of that what is very certain that the current recount most likely involve a lot of lawyers lawsuits and drag on for a very long time gabriel's andro. washington dozens of central american migrants have left the stadium in mexico city for the longest and most dangerous leg of their track to the u.s. border they were allowed to travel on the subway for free as they make their way north u.s. president donald trump has signed an order denying asylum to any migrants who enter the u.s. illegally sure lanka's largest political party says it will legally challenge the president's decision to dissolve parliament and holds not elections in january
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present in my free policy center has already fired and replaced the prime minister in our financials reports from colombo sacked ministers have complained to the elections chief about the snap. this is the illegal act and does not. call an election at the state and therefore we complain and. we had a discussion with the commission and they will act i go to the law and the constitution but the new government is defending the president saying he acted in keeping with the constitution proximate reason for this is the conflict that the. legislature. and executive was heading for. rituals promoted by speaker of the house the ninety demand went to the constitution was passed by the city seemed to become a singer combine in two thousand and fifteen to strengthen parliament but critics
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like those behind me see the president has undermined the institution with his actions to first suspend and then dissolve parliament demonstrators who've been here every evening since the crisis began see the president's actions and democratic i will see here into the internet. but others are happy with what's happened there don't have taken. because this is my country and i want to save my country. mr i give us a good in that. they're doing no harm then some day. when a number of petitions challenging the president's actions are expected to be submitted to the supreme court on monday. the democratic
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republic of congo says the latest outbreak of ebola is the worst in its history of the health ministry says nearly two hundred people have died in two north eastern provinces since august on groups is said to be preventing health workers from witching patients leaders from seventy countries are in the french capital to mark the anniversary of the end of world war one french president emmanuel joins germany's chancellor angela merkel to sign a note of remembrance in a replica of the train carriage or an end to the conflict was agreed a century ago as came into effect at eleven am on the eleventh of november one thousand nine hundred eighteen. germany is going to be one of the few european countries not holding world war one national ceremonies in remembrance as dominic came reports for many people it's the effects of the second world war which have defined how they commemorate the dead. for generations of people poppies in november have represented commemoration marking the millions of allied fallen from
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world war one but for a century the poppy has not been part of the german psyche now one artist wants to change that fine if there is other do to avoid so internazionale dares to internationalize the symbol red poppies were the first thing to grow on the graves of fallen soldiers they are known as pioneer which grow back very quickly on turn to perth but they didn't just crawling wish graves are all of that. for many people it's images of trench warfare they think of when they reflect on the first world war yet this is just one side of a conflict which touched people across the globe it was the first time submarines were used in quantity giving the world the terms u. boat and unrestricted submarine warfare a concept which would sink nearly five thousand ships and kill more than fifteen thousand sailors commemorating its war there is something that democratic germany
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does in a song but more than two million people died fighting for imperial germany in the first world war and the aftereffects of that conflict helped shape the form germany would take over the course of the twentieth century. but many people believe it was germany's role in world war two which defines the way it remembers its fall and that the evil of national socialism was so all encompassing that few people consider the casualties of the first war now some historians say such a view overlooks the fact that defeat in november one thousand nine hundred eighteen was when human rights movements took hold in germany. have not made sense of that moment and have not really a claim that are for as maybe a positive moment a new start. for the republican for democracy in germany. in
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modern times it's not in berlin political leaders commemorate the dead of world one but in the capitals of the countries that fought and eventually defeated the german empire so will it be on this in to dominate cane al-jazeera munich. the lebanese armed group is one of the targets of u.s. sanctions aimed at iran the u.s. wants to curb the influence of iran which backs up but as a whole reports from beirut the group is now getting money from elsewhere. it was another strategic win for iran when its allies met on the syrian iraqi border they created a land corridor connecting to her on to beirut iran's most valuable asset has been the lebanese armed group hezbollah its fighters helped keep their arms ally syrian president bashar assad in power the trumpet ministration wants to counter the islamic republic spreading influence and part of its strategy is to reimpose
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sanctions the first time the americans impose sanctions on iran or on has been lost every now and then they impose a new batch of sanctions on on has been a law as well of those not through the international economic system they don't have dollars they use cash but it doesn't mean hezbollah is not facing financial pressure fundraising campaigns have intensified in recent years particularly since hezbollah joined what has been a costly war in syria donations have long been a source of revenue for the group its supporters who are from the muslim community believe it is a religious jew t. to share part of their earnings. i won't say that the sanctions will not have an effect they will have an effect but we have the strength infrastructure and human resources to get through these difficulties because i mean our money it has blocked
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for some time now has reduced its expenses are not facing a financial crisis but taking precautionary measures they fear the targeting of ship businessmen and companies in lebanon and abroad but the u.s. has been targeting hezbollah's financial support networks in lebanon and globally sanctioning individuals and companies linked to the group heard. because power will not be easy its military wing is stronger than the army it enjoys relative autonomy and it's strong it provides social welfare services to its supporters in many ways it acts like a state hezbollah has been the most powerful player in lebanese politics the group and its allies now control parliament and have the final say in the makeup of the next government. sources.
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the u.s. sanctions may be tougher than in the past but a more aggressive strategy may be needed to counter iran's influence that however threaten the stability. cities across the us are struggling with old pipes which are leaking lead into water systems the latest one is chicago the local newspaper the tribune as found seventy percent of homes have lead in top water john hendren reports. sam corona fears the pouring from his tap is a blend of life giving water in brain damage when i was younger i remember one to the filtration plants and taking a tour of it tell it being told this is the safest drinking water in the world right what i was like eleven thirteen years old and here i have thirty seven years old finding out that there is lead inside the water over the past two years the chicago tribune tested water from nearly three thousand homes in nearly seventy
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percent of the samples the newspaper found lead in three out of ten samples lead levels exceeded five parts per billion the maximum level the u.s. food and drug administration allows in bottled water it's a health hazard in cities across the united states and around the world. lead causes brain damage especially in children flint michigan recently stopped delivering bottled water to residents after declaring its let water crisis over some cities including chicago actually required lead service lines between the main drinking water line in the street and homes until congress ban the practice in one thousand nine hundred six there's an irony here the great lakes of north america are the largest source of fresh water in the world water from lake michigan is generally lead free when it leaves water treatment plants here but it becomes contaminated when it runs through lead service lines underground and chicago has more than three hundred thousand of them more than any other city in america
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chicago's park service has shut off a removed half of its twelve hundred water fountains and it is leaving hundreds of others on around the clock to minimize lead levels but it is not replacing all of its lead service lines i think that cost is one part of it i think there is a. just the public at mention of having claimed for many years that the latter is fine the city's department of water management tool down to zero in a statement year after year chicago's water exceeds the standards set by the u.s. e.p.a. led in copper rule for clean safe drinking water additionally the chicago department of water management takes a proactive approach to mitigating lead in the water system chicago is also offering free water testing kits but sam corona is still waiting on his water is basic right we need it to survive and it has a contaminate in it so how is the quality of our life of our residents if they're drinking contaminated water waiting and hoping he and his family have not been
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drinking poisoned water all these years john hendren al-jazeera chicago. this is all just here these are the top stories turkey's president has increased the pressure on the side area to reveal what he describes as the truth about the murder of journalist. there's a tie up out of one says he's shared audio recordings related to the killing with saudi arabia the u.s. france germany and the u.k. sources say officials who listen to the tapes were horrified by the contents. as more from power. it was a crucial moment for president who was hoping to push the americans towards a tougher stance against sandi arabia guess the battle of the merger of the saudi journalist. turkey wants the international community to keep up the pressure against the saudis for the kingdom to come out and say who gave the order to kill
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so many in the case of democracy has somehow dominated the agenda of some of the meeting specifically the meeting between president still trump and human well michael they said that they wanted the saudis. to give more details about what happened to the saudi journalist the death toll from a fire burning in northern california has doubled to at least twenty three two hundred thousand people have been forced to leave their homes the coastal community of malibu has been evacuated. twelve people have been killed in flash flooding caused by heavy rain across georgia and tourists are being forced to run for higher ground patra the kingdom's ancient city and one of its most popular destinations almost four thousand visitors in the area have been moved to safety dozens of people have been injured u.s. state of florida is once again at the center of an election battle a recount has been ordered in the races for governor and senate republican
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candidates have a slight lead in both votes according to the initial count in georgia and arizona some results still haven't been confirmed five days after the midterm elections and those are the headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera after people in power by for now. in twenty twenty one host the paralympic games in the nation has a troubled history caring for people with disabilities one of the examines japan's disability shame on al-jazeera. like many countries around the mediterranean greece suffers from the dangerous summer waterfall but the one that africa coast in july twenty teen was the worst in the country's history claiming ninety nine lives and leaving thousands of others
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traumatized and homeless so why was it so deadly reporter eric campbell went to investigate. it's way down the mountain like a vengeful god to power was overbearing people was in power. will where. it will take a while yet many think that. it's a resort town just thirty minutes drive from athens we're going to fade over a single part that went right through since i was there one wonders that there were
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not more people. ninety nine people died with no warning of the danger and no attempted evacuation was it an unstoppable freak of nature or staggering incompetence this was an all of cost at a time of peace it was not an accident it was a crime and it is a crime demanding justice and punishment. it's how war zones look when the fighting stops. the red cross patrolling the scorched earth tending to survivors. are loaded with. every day medical teams visit victims like exoticness constant tarkus still living in his ravaged home if i was. going to say he didn't know maybe i you know getting
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ready to go home. this year he wrote i know much about bum bum bum bum bum who is going to go mark the guys i got the eighty four year old air force veteran raced over a burning beach of men that melted his shoes to bring two children to safety. so low so you know they knew so now. there's your clothes float and you build up on get out of your way as you see tough tough luck up. getting mad at. every home every family here has a story of survival you know this is who thinks i was out there on maxima i'm sure . illegals covenant dollars nearly died riding his motorbike through flames to find and rescue his mother. now is your mother now. the fight.
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but. i will try to fix that with my own. and the bill is i will put something is. something but. i'm not allowed so. keep going. i feel very like you. really get. into was a small but i'm not. in greek much he means by as in of the north wind blows almost incessantly on shore. but for days the bureau of
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meteorology had warned of unusual wind in the opposite direction sweeping down from the hills to the coast. on the morning of july twenty third many of marty's firefighting resources were sent to a blaze sixty kilometers away. but in full forty nine pm a second fire broke out in the. hills above. it was more than two hours before a fire brigade helicopter was diverted to tromp water. unit commander you'll be sent on a cupolas says by then the wind speed was more than one hundred kilometers per hour . yes to me. it was a joke at the knowledge that me but i think it was going to get better especially me a look at the. it
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was already too late the fire had reached the coast suddenly residents and daytrippers were surrounded by smoke and flames the roads were soon gridlocked then blocked by burning cars the only hope of escape was the same. money that. they tried to jam. like. the. schoolteacher maria does illy lives on the waterfront but even she figured she'd die. marcy is built on cliffs with few puffs of the water and almost not a marked player to get in the water but this mild all around us fired their hands rampart today larry i find i can say you knew that there was that down to the back down because you're a local because i live here live here so how many people were sheltering here on
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this beach where around thirty to forty it's a whole area yes we were like sardines yeah did you feel safe once you were down here no forestalled were here five dollars and people were around crying here people were asking for their families yeah there were mothers crying for their children it was a case. over there we can see the pulpit rufino with the tourists there is time ago when the romans yes physical the folder thirty is. called and bush had our moema we called them again and again and then we called our finally to inform them but they didn't and. so who finally rescued you. just a small facing bones. only seven hundred people were
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eventually picked up by after tiller of small boats and because god many drowned or died of birds as they waited. a. moment to full full of this community gathers in a church that was somehow spared by the inferno to farewell nearly one hundred loved ones. undressed dimitri who was one of the firemen battling the blaze as soon as he heard the flames would be his home he raced back to try to save his family he found his wife margarita dying by the water's edge she was alongside the body of the six month old son. is on the.
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as the girls are free up or accusing michael. or more of all gave on this this. you know. of the borders. you know got the dog. in the got the f. yes and i'm. caught in a south of us with or false. this all happened in the midst of a horrid northern hemisphere summer temperatures off the charts across europe but grace was the exception this was an unusually mild summer with more rain the normal this was not a file links to climate change it could have happened any summer the authorities knew that they just weren't ready for it. so how did the greek government at its emergency services fail so comprehensively i've come to
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greece's most pristine just research center to meet the one man who may have answered this welcome is the welcome to the government coming nice building we are going to be coastal city lucky says a crisis management expert and a member of the academy of evidence he was commissioned by an opposition party to interview survivors and to piece together what went wrong it's incredibly surprised and shocked by the stories of the people and. what what happened there was absolutely no pre-planning in greece because there is no culture of planning for big public emergencies most people including the government are in complete denial things don't happen here. one of his most disturbing discoveries was that police had directed intimacy believing the
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coastal highway behind the town would act as a fire break. and they've hurt the traffic with the smaller streets would see him in effect blocking the gate to the gridlock so even the people who tried to prevent you from the smaller streets. and other people who had absolutely nothing to do with my going live there they were. actually they've worked that into harm's way that made up for me no sense. even more surprising with the actions of the coast got it not only failed to send rescue boats in time for hours it allowed to risk ferries to continue arriving the coast guard did not stop ferries the old coming in the port of a few notes very close which was a horrible mistake because ferries unloading a lot of cars these odd to the traffic load you do not the moment you do not want to have more cars from the road you want to hug him of the roads open us open as
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possible because you want to move traffic away where is the government not this i mean the number one responsibility of crimean government is protecting its citizens this is the number one responsibility everything else comes second and here the government failed completely. the. wrong careless freewares. us weeks on the survivors are demanding the government pay for what happened if you like he live with the mission of meet him in the regional medical center where the night you were examined. how she died. by this was actually meant to be a night of celebrations here in the parliament because this is the official end of the day here by allows its moves to be a milestone symbolizing
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a new beginning for the race but for many the fire is the real symbol of what greece has become after eight he's been.


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