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family's status and wealth has benefited from their choice to enslave. some over so strong you can skew to speak out as a soprano but. this job isn't just about what's in the script or a piece of paper it's about what is happening right now. twelve dead in heavy fighting on the outskirts of a vital yemeni port of his day to end of a cease fire is set to start on choose day. oh i maryam namazie in london you're with al jazeera also coming up this hour a warm greeting from syria's president. as a model bashir becomes the first arab leader to visit syria since the two thousand and eleven opera. growing
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discontent in hungary where thousands of been out protesting against make to o'bannon labor reforms dubbed the slave a little. and an encounter a sri lanka's president reluctantly reinstates the prime minister a thought i had almost two months ago. hello welcome to the program out top story at least twelve people have died twenty five others have been wounded in the latest outbreak of violence around yemen's port city of data. it is the rebels and saudi backed government forces have been fighting south and east of her date throughout saturday night and into sunday afternoon it comes just days before cease fire deal agreed at u.n. talks in sweden was set to be implemented a paucity of processes more than seventy percent of the country's food aid and other imports and is considered a life. i tell out as they are they want the trees to begin. i'm armchair computer
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parts of the day it will be the eighteenth of this month it will be the start of the ceasefire in the student of what we do know that right now on the ground there is an escalation of fighting there are a strike there were tons of them yesterday which means they are not dealing positively with this agreement. or the un secretary general has warned that much worse lies in store for yemen unless it's for ing sides which peace deal is that the number of people in need of aid will continue to rise if there's no end to the conflict all in fifty million yemenis are already classed as being in a crisis or emergency situation and in desperate need of food aid sixty five thousand are in what's classed as a food catastrophe or close to famine level mostly in conflict zones and across yemen one point eight million children are acutely malnourished that includes nearly four hundred thousand who suffer from the most severe form of malnutrition.
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the declaration of fermion is a technical declaration that relates to a number of indicators. and sometimes people think that the fact of feminism not the quality doesn't that means that people are not suffering no there is a high level of hunger in yemen we are supporting eight million people with food in yemen and we assume that if you meditate him situation does not improve will be supporting fourteen million people next year and it is indeed how in yemen that is extremely worrying the question of calling it feminism as i said a strictly technical seemed related to a number of primitive but emitters but the effect that was not declared there's not in any way. diminishes the huge concern with the very high level of hunger that exists in in yemen with the number of people dying
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in very dramatic circumstances and with effect death to be adults because we will be facing in two thousand and nineteen much worse situation than today now our other top story this hour sudan's president omar bashir has made a visit to damascus becoming the first arab leader to do so since the start of the war in two thousand and eleven he was warmly greeted by president assad at the airport on arrival leaders held talks in the presidential palace about developments in the region and inside syria assad said his country would remain committed to its arab identity despite many other arab nations distancing themselves from the syrian leader since the revolution in twenty eleven the arab league suspended syria seat in response to the government's attack on pro-democracy protesters. well you know on the developments in syria a kurdish group has claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack in the northern syrian city of affray in which killed eight
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people the wrath of olives group says it carried out the attack on a market near a pro turkey rebel post it comes days after turkey's president urged on threatened to launch a new offensive into parts of northern syria controlled by u.s. backed kurdish fighters known as the y.p. ji turkey says the wrath of all lives is a branch of the y p g which it considers terrorist. but. now turkey's foreign minister is accuse many european countries of turning a blind eye to the murder of jamal khashoggi speaking at the doha for a message said the freedom of the press was at stake following the brutal murder of the saudi journalist in istanbul in october un chief antonio teri's also said there needs to be a credible investigation so holder has the latest it's been almost three months
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she was killed inside the saudi consulate in istanbul turkey continues to accuse saudi arabia of trying to cover up the crime because of its lack of transparency in the investigation turkey is also frustrated with what it sees as an action on the part of the west many european countries who are promoting the freedom of media through freedom of expression are closing their eyes and this country and the politicians you know you see this statement putting some sanctions on the people who are already in prison who will never be visiting dos countries calls are now growing louder for an international investigation what we have said since the beginning is it's absolutely essential to have a credible investigation and to have the punishment of those that were killed. turkey has recently said there are discussions about opening an international investigation because a lack of cooperation from saudi arabia is blocking progress present ardor on
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doesn't know that that does not that he can't do this alone he does need the backing up and the full force of the international arena we do see the west trying not to be in wild with this but as we see that we also see present i don't want pushing this i'm not letting it go so she's killing sparked international outrage and condemnation but there has been little action against saudi arabia a un investigation would according to experts put more pressure on riyadh but there needs to be is to national political will the findings of this mission is not binding for both parties so this the shortcoming of this very winding missions are . they need a higher level of cooperation this has this such front cummings has. existed when it comes to the international commission want to enter to do myanmar that has been established by the united nations human rights commission in myanmar government has
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refused to enter the country for the investigators a position saudi arabia is likely to take it insists it will handle the case on its soil turkish officials are growing impatient with what they describe as a lack of seriousness on the part of saudi authorities even president pressure tell you a border guard has been more outspoken he used to ovoid mentioning muhammad bin sound man by name he has now criticized the saudi crown prince's explanation honest she's killing and accuse those who took an active part in the murder of being his closest aides turkey is not softening its stance but it continues to tread carefully to maintain ties with saudi arabia but pursuing an international investigation would hurt that relationship jennifer there al-jazeera istanbul. all the hungry now where despite the cold thousands of people have still continue
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to protest in the capital budapest this is the fourth demonstration this week against prime minister viktor orban and controversial new laws passed by his right wing government with new labor legislation which critics have dubbed the slaves or heights the maximum annual overtime hours employers can demand from two hundred fifty to four hundred hours they're also angry about new measures which set up administrative courts to oversee sensitive cases involving elections and public procurement rights groups say this could lead to greater government interference in justice masses many are already concerned that prime minister viktor orban is eroding the country's legal system and press freedom for chalons as our report. for the fourth day now protesters have been on the street to the hunger in capital budapest recent law changes it brought thousands of people out to denounce prime minister viktor orban is right wing government does it on their own. i think that
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discontent is growing and with this not only anger and frustration but also those voices which would like to make change now unite again banish an answer and again when a matter of bashing like a shot i have had enough and so have my friends this is now not about opposition politicians about who stands on which side but this is about the discontent of hunger in society that we have had enough and. the rally started last wednesday following the passing of two new laws one gives the government control over a new administrative court system the other perhaps more unpopular move increases allowable workplace overtime from two hundred fifty to four hundred hours a year because of all bans majority in parliament allowed him to push through the legislation despite complaints from trade unions rights groups and opposition parties they say increasing overtime could harm workers health and the government shouldn't control the courts the government says it wants a more efficient legal system and a more flexible labor code i think what these protests suggest is that underlying
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the current popular. scene election gone will be as little say not mean that he's. going to resemble a discount. and this. comes to the fore when the government introduced its let's get you seen by many as being against their interests the e.u. has seemed unsure how to respond to a government in one of its member states consolidating power by restricting civil liberties but in september the european parliament voted to impose sanctions on hungry for ignoring the rules on democracy civil rights and corruption the. government says those claims are not true but to old and says he is a mr bills and illiberal democracy in hungary and he's faced little meaningful opposition. anger over the so-called slave law is a reminder that it does still exist which alan's. on the program
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about. branding hong kong's flexible friend as a building material for the environmentally conscious. and why it's cuban cinema not hollywood blockbusters drawing the crowds international film festival. you know look back over here across australia particularly in queensland we haven't seen quite a bit of rain all dealing with our tropical cyclone owen now the storm is just going to be standing off the coast as a remnant over monday but still producing a lot of heavy rain along the coastal areas so flooding is still going to be a major concern across that region as we go towards tuesday the storm still stays we are looking at some windy conditions as well gusty breezy conditions but the rain is still going to be
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a problem up here towards townsville well down towards the south towards melbourne not look too bad but over here towards adelaide we do have a system coming out of the bite and that means we should see some afternoon thunderstorms by the time we get towards tuesday night well new zealand you're looking quite nice and that's going to continue here on monday high pressure is dominating the system out here towards the west will start to affect you as we come towards tuesday but here on monday anywhere from auckland all the way down to christchurch you're looking quite nice but more rain is coming into play by the time we get to tuesday particular down here towards christchurch where we do expect to see some rain in your forecast there across japan things looking quite messy over the next few days a front about three just to the south is keeping you quite cool over the next few days there with rain in your forecast here on monday but as we go towards tuesday it is going to be the snow in the higher elevations there a sucker is going to be seeing about ten degrees in sapporo at zero. capturing a moment in time. snapshots of. other stories
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. providing a glimpse into someone else's world. inspiring documentaries from impassioned filmmakers. with nice documentaries to open your eyes on al-jazeera. just a quick recap of the top stories now. at least twelve people have died in the latest outbreak of violence around yemen's port city
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of data. has been heavy fighting between with the rebels and government forces before a crucial cease fire is due to come into force on choose day. sudan's president omar al bashir has visited the syrian capital damascus becoming the first arab leader to do so since the start of the war in two thousand and eleven he was warmly greeted by president assad at the airport following his arrival. and thousands of people have been protesting in hungary's capital budapest against controversial new laws passed by the right wing government. include a hike on working hours which critics have dubbed the slave law. will mount rama wickramasinghe now has been reappointed as the country's prime minister nearly two months after his dismissal set off a political crisis that paralyzed the country to the office before president my trip on a serious senate the man who sacked him in elfin and as has more from colombia. each. one of the commission has sworn in as prime minister by the president who
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sacked him fifty days ago. dang mama i don't want to come a verdict i'm starting my duties as prime minister the second thing is to name the cabinet today we're committing to first bring him back normalcy to the country and then bring back the veltman in the country video footage of the short ceremony in the president's office showed an awkward exchange. my policy to say and i had vowed never to reappoint become a singer even if all two hundred twenty five members of parliament asked for it saying he would not remain as president even an hour if you returned but serious in his bid to replace the man who helped make him president was struck down by the courts leaving him no choice the prime minister's supporters certainly felt so they made it clear when they cheered him on as he returned to meet them after taking the oath of office the fifth done he has done so for
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a reason is cleared of history might make in this country a remodeled country. so that's a bridge people the muslims the magazine. brains intelligence and strength can not be compared with anyone else in politics the mood here at the prime minister's official residence where he bunker down during the political crisis is jubilant but trying to become a singer knows he has his work cut out he said he will first work on restoring almost see and then start working on development regaining the premiership has been an enormous challenge for a new vicar missing but reestablishing a stable government to make the most of his remaining time in office will demand even more than half an end as al-jazeera colombo. when almost two hundred nations manage to agree on how to fight climate change at the cop twenty four summit on saturday the mood was one of euphoria but a day later the reaction is mixed with many warning that the hundred page rule book doesn't go far enough when it comes to tackling the urgent need to cut greenhouse
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gas emissions my own a honda explains. and a great set of rolls may not sound very exciting but without them the hard fought for climate accord in paris three years ago was in danger of not being implemented at all it is so decide. every single nation one hundred ninety six of them managed to sis aside their differences and agree to is in poland by any measure that's a major achievement. the rulebook sits out how countries disclose their greenhouse gas emissions every nation has to do it everyone can see what the others are doing and that transparency translates into greater trust it sits out the rules by which we measure what's pumped into the atmosphere not everyone's been working by the same definitions or timeframes plus there's a system to measure the impact of a country's policies against the science the rule book also sits out of compliance
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make an ism to ensure everyone is doing what they say they are doing plus it offers flexibility to meet the different needs of developed and developing countries but there are problems when it comes to helping global warming the world's climate scientists agree the pledges made three years ago in paris just don't go far enough . on our current greenhouse gas emissions will hit one point five degrees celsius and around twelve years and soar past three degrees by twenty one hundred the head of the un antonio good ted has championed new tougher climate pledges those were parked for another day and countries just can't seem to quit dirty energy. there was anger when the united states and poland promoted the use of coal on the sidelines of the cop twenty four gathering and global c o two emissions are up for
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the second year in a row. a sitter of rules agreed by all nations is no. what's to be dismissed and the text sits out the way forward for countries to commit to tougher emissions targets at a later date but as it stands it's just not enough to prevent irreversible damage to our planet with and decay. has been an entire world part of hong kong's building industry for centuries it's strong flexible and has multiple uses but it's now creating a problem as well so the government's new group of architects are trying to give a sustainable material and new lease of life is sarah clarke reports from hong kong it's visiting and strength have helped it survive for centuries here in hong kong it's three times faster to build than steel and costs a fraction of the price but the laws state that each pole can only be used once every year five million poles end up in landfills with landfills at capacity the
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government has started a campaign to recycle the most important job that we are doing here to promote reduction at sauces so if we can't do without it we instilled that in a culture of less than five more that is to say more resources for our water that we all our next generation around fifty tonnes of used bamboo has been collected so far this year as well as public workshops design is being invited to use old poles to create new products showcasing these ancient material in a modern liners we already know everything we should says the first thing we're going to launch after we launch the shoes we launch even i would like to keep that petition is made up of bamboo five a bamboo has always had a reputation of being a temporary structure here in hong kong it's mainly used as scaffolding but it's more sustainable in timber and twice as strong as steel and it's increasingly being
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championed by architect as a move viable alternative in construction. i was search team at the chinese university of hong kong used techniques based on cantonese bamboo scaffolding craftsmanship to design this four story high pavilion it's one fifteen international architectural awards the team also wants to promote its environmental footprint as it were new all natural reasons with the ecological push really becoming urgent you start to see that people have a regained interest in this material and a lot of research labs across the globe are starting to study it and see how it can be used in architecture based on its sustainability it's not surprising that the product market is growing rapidly bamboo being used to make everything from bottles to from wearing even bikes i think it's really really been a major boost for bamboo. to highlight bhambri are such a sustainable resource that we can actually use much more of the same lead to
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patients that's helped revive the bamboo industry and change traditional mindsets as well as put a price tag on what was once considered waste sarah clarke al-jazeera hong kong well then five thousand far right protest as of marched in the center of belgium's capital against a un pact on migration police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse them the agreement was ratified by hundred sixty four member countries in morocco last week it aims at making migration safer and more legal but it's also been a divisive issue. in the u.k. government is saying it's not planning to hold a second referendum on bracks it despite reports ministers are looking into the option this weekend britain's prime minister returned home empty handed from brussels. after two days of parks talks with e.u. leaders to resume i was hoping for concessions to appease m.p.'s at home who were concerned about the possible deal it focuses on the border between ireland and
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northern ireland. well fishing rights will have been a contentious issue in the bronx and. the u.k. is hoping to secure sole rights to fish in its territorial waters denmark on the other side of the north sea is one of several countries opposing that fear luns park reports now from the danish harbor town of. much of the fish alfred fisk hanks who brings home in the middle of the night is called far from denmark shores it's from near the east of scotland where his family has been fishing for generations this is dutch waters this is here with all those the snow we did all those for this is the bridges so. the bricks if you mean european boats are no longer permitted to enter british waters where danish fishermen say they catch about forty percent of their fish when the fish the lower where the border is actually says so some years to remember we do so for some years there in the british soul and so we are so small fish in the danger so that they have
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a tendency to move or they really don't care about cultures. the fishing industry has found itself at the heart of the practice of battle used as a symbol for everything that taking back control would be about during the two thousand and sixteen campaign but a few years later that promise history and out to be a huge obstacle in negotiations. that left coastal communities who depend on fishing fearing for their livelihoods. i think where catastrophic we. can't live without access to this water it will be a kind of tougher battle for our come community. it would be were british calls to take back control of their waters after breck's it don't make sense to this fisherman as they say they've been fishing around the north sea in the fourteen european union existed. sanzio a type of fish historically and almost exclusively caught by danish fisherman in
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waters off the u.k. is brought to this factory here it's processed into fish meal and oil providing hundreds of jobs and this thanks to the accolades if not the biggest in the world is one of the biggest in the world with a huge capacity and so on and it's the knowledge that has been the been not to the not the big deal think the years so both of great importance for the d.v.d.'s. denmark and other e.u. members want a deal between the european union and the u.k. that regen ice is the historical rights of their feet to fish in british waters. they've been insisting on a trade if the u.k. bars others from their waters they want to allow the british to sell fish freely in the e.u. markets where most of it goes through now there's a balance here we need to think about if you want to have access to markets you also still need to be able to communicate with people and have a fair discussion about things the final decision on who will be permitted to fish
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where has been deferred into further negotiations between the u.k. and the e.u. that could take years leaving fishing communities on both sides of the mercy on the hook. for al-jazeera to get on denmark. now this is and you'll have an international film festivals attracted movies from around the world but unlike other countries it's not hollywood blockbusters taking center stage but the cuban films that are attracting the largest audiences of people flocking to see their own realities represented on the screen but as our latin america editor lucien human reports from havana filmmakers are having to contend with more and more censorship and government control over their art. it's opening night at the call rick's theatre and the floodgates are open nearly five thousand people pour in anxious to see one of the cuban entries in this year's international film festival of havana. it's about the life and struggles of world famous cuban ballet dancer.
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for film producer. it's been a major accomplishment and i'm just. used to be easy to obtain permits to film now it's more and more complicated and i think every day there are more obstacles more doors closed. entry in the two thousand and sixteen festival was pulled by cuban authorities. where it was very polemical because it dealt with censorship artistic freedom and tolerance and we couldn't show it in cuban cinemas yet as in other cases it was widely seen anyway circulated on pen drives and hard disks in homes all over cuba cuban films and filmmakers have been pushing the boundaries for decades in a country where vocal criticism of the communist government can land you in prison . we're here to install the microphones says
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a state security agent in the first of a bold series of satires about cuban life in this case the government's obsession with spying on its citizens. the series lead actor lisa garcia is one of cuba's most vocal. i've never seen a. government for what i wanted to make films that are strongly to our reality i want to tell the truth. are really at peace during the film festival many cuban movies are screened and attracts huge audiences the reason there is the media is totally and not tolerant controlled by the state which paints a politically tame. and everything trailerable fortune of reality and so many people like me is overweight will more than an hour to get into the movies are interesting to see a mirror in which they can see themselves and their problems reflected in what artists are now sounding the alarm about
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a controversial law establishing new regulations for artistic expression with harsh penalties for violators and filmmakers like are worried it will make it even more difficult to test the limits of political incorrectness in cuba see in human al-jazeera have anna. just a quick recap of the top stories for you now. at least twelve people have died twenty five others have been wounded in the latest outbreak of violence around yemen's port city of the data the rebels and saudi backed government forces have been fighting south and east of the data from saturday night into sunday afternoon it comes just two days before cease fire deal agreed to u.n. talks in sweet. when out turkey's foreign minister has accused many european
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countries of turning a blind eye to the murder of jamal khashoggi speaking for a member of. the freedom of the press was at stake following the brutal murder of the saudi journalist in istanbul in october. many european countries who are promoting the freedom of media through freedom of expression are closing their eyes and this country and the politicians you know you see this statement putting some sanctions on the people who are already in prison who will never be visiting those countries. well now the sudanese president omar al bashir has met with syria's president in the capital damascus he was warmly greeted by bashar assad at the airport upon arrival but here is the first arab leader to visit since the start of the syrian war in twenty eleven the leaders held talks in the presidential palace about developments in the region and also inside syria a sad said his country would remain committed to its arab identity despite many
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other arab nations distancing themselves from the syrian leader since the revolution in two thousand and eleven the arab league suspended syria seat in response to the government's attack on pro-democracy protesters well now thousands of hunger areas are protesting in the capital budapest against controversial new laws passed by prime minister viktor all bans right wing government earlier this week one of the reforms which critics have dubbed the slave lore extends maximum annual overtime hours to four hundred hours and enshrine khurana wickramasinghe has been reappointed prime minister nearly two months after his dismissal set off a political crisis that left the country without a functioning government it took the oath of office before president might be part of serious center who sacked him as the top stories there will be more news a bit later on coming up next on al-jazeera its witness. on counting the cost we'll
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