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it doesn't build confidence it breaks will join me on the front of my guests from around the world and we debate the week's top stories and think issues here and i'll just. algeria's ailing president to quit within weeks will it be enough to appease protesters. i'm sam is a band this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up. the. power deploys people but as well as opposition leader drums up support as he faces court action. but knows have it yet another setback for its reason may and her brags it
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plans. for just the basics we'll look at how palestinian civil servants are coping with severe pay cuts. algeria's eighty two year old president has agreed to step down by the end of the month bowing to weeks of protests and pressure but it's unclear if the move these beautifully will satisfy protesters demonstrating for six weeks victoria going to be reports. after being abandoned by algerian military leaders it was perhaps only a matter of time before president abdelaziz bouteflika was forced to name a date for his departure it came in the form of a statement read on state television confirming beautifully will resign before his twenty year rule runs out on april the twenty eight the eighty two year old has rarely been seen in public since suffering a stroke six years ago critics say he's become little more than
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a front man the military and business leaders who really run the country. weeks of growing protests force beautifully and his back is to reverse his decision to stand for a fifth term but neither that nor a cabinet reshuffle the satisfy protesters who are demanding the entire political elite be replaced. taken a long time already he should have resigned a long time ago in two thousand and fourteen he shouldn't even have thought of running again everyone must go nobody should stay for help the people are asking for everyone to leave the government meaning put a freak out on his clan to stop announcing every time the departure of somebody and the return of somebody else no they must all go and let the people decide. deputy defense minister and army chief of staff a guide salah has repeatedly called for the president to step down or be declared unfit for office but he's been locked in
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a power struggle with beautifully because influential brother saeed analysts say there's been confusion among algeria's ruling elite about how to respond to the protests. i think people are against a transitional period that is run by the regime because the will be a transitional period after april twenty eighth when the official time the president with a little older but the question is who will want to transition period if the current regime runs the people to transition period then the revolution or the demands are definitely not met the protests just. the government is saying it will listen but nothing will change in algeria victoria gayton be algis there are. fed as well as opposition leader is a step closer to being arrested the supreme court is calling for one loses palm tree immunity saying he disobey the new order barring him from leaving the country in america at its earliest said newman as well from caracas i as opposition leader
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prepared to walk onto the stage at a small rally and could act as a pro-government armed group through tear gas at his caravan and fired shots into the air. the incident occurred shortly after the supreme court ordered the all powerful constituent assembly district wide all of his parliamentary immunity for disobeying a travel ban last month. the move brings bible one step closer to being arrested but even means defiant obvious that. he can take their offer and strip i am unity to where they see fit but we will continue working continue mobilizing on the streets and organizing this is persecution this is a dictatorship no. way though is the president of the opposition controlled legislature which is not recognized by the middle government but sixty countries including most of latin america europe the us and canada recognized by the law as
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venezuela's interim president. as the power struggle escalates and israel remains nearly paralyzed by more than three weeks of power blackouts and acute water shortages. oh desperate residents of this working class caucus neighborhood waited to fill containers from a spring that leaks water into a parking lot these people have been here since five o'clock in the morning and it's now almost midday it's very very hot they haven't had water for five days and tempers are really beginning to flare as they try to break their way in. has that gate to try to get a little bit of water. on the police arrived just in time to restore order but people say president nicolas maduro decision to ration power for the next thirty days in an attempt to stabilize power and water supplies is not enough to feel like our only there's no water no power nothing works no metro no transportation we have to beg for
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a drop of water no one can work like this. it's easy to blame the united states but nicolas maduro is the one who's responsible for what happens in venezuela. but some believe there's another culprit. is to blame he says he wants our president to go but even without water and power we will remain firm by his side. for how long is the question as well and his supporters attempt to elevate the pressure for regime change despite the growing risks you see in human i'll just practice. duras saxes electricity minister following the series of nationwide blackouts the president given the job to an electrical engineer of the measures to ease the power crisis includes shortening the working day and canceling school classes. venezuelans who fled to bolivia say they now fear being sent home dozens were
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arrested after leading protests against last month and. bolivia is one of the few latin american countries that still supports venezuela's president. in venezuela i am a civil engineer i worked for many years the bus and gone to the driver in my country but there is no work food security medicine and now every day the situation in my country becomes worse it is more difficult i had the option to come here or die of hunger literally in venezuela i decided with my wife and daughter to leave the country i do not regret it. britain is now just ten days away from leaving the european union without a deal the latest stalemate saw politicians fail to agree on four potential turning to to reason may's breaks its agreement paul brennan reports from london. on any given day the majority view outside parliament fluctuates with the changing numbers
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of pro and anti bricks of protesters and as m.p.'s inside debated the four alternatives to teresa mayes brix a deal on monday it was an exit choir from yorkshire in the north of england who held sway. the referendum based on the facts after cooling off period subject to a lot more scrutiny than the previous one is is perhaps the best way is having a dramatic overshadowing effect the prime minister has to the knife crime summit on monday to discuss a serious recent uptick in fatal stabbing theresa may insists it's a priority but there is a sense that her main focus lies elsewhere and during the break the debate itself climate change protesters stripped off in the public gallery of the parliamentary chamber to draw attention away from it and on to what they said was the most important issue facing the world right now. but all eyes were on the speaker john bercow as he announced the result none of the four alternatives had secured
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a majority the government how much home parliament's latest failure to agree on a way forward on this is now the second time the house is considered a wide variety of options for a way forward he says once again failed to find a clear majority for any of the options three the opposition isn't giving up if it's good enough for the prime minister to have three chances at her deal i then i suggest possibly the house should have a chance to consider again the are the options that we had before us today in a debate on wednesday the prime minister is in a very tight corner here being presented with options by m.p.'s which either go against her negotiating redlines or contravene her own party's manifesto pledges she can ignore the indicative votes of course because they're non-binding but m.p.'s are already gearing up to pass new legislation which would force the government to comply for their teresa mayes options really do start to dwindle but
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many believe the prime minister will now try to win over pro leave bricks or tears with a final ultimatum. this is now the stark reality of what we are facing what you are facing and the project that you want is very easy so you either the will of the house is this a much softer slower breaks or there is still mine deal i know you've rejected it several times but in this situation which is now the least worst option although the prime minister and cabinet meet on tuesday morning to decide their next move paul brennan al-jazeera westminster. the children of murdered saudi journalists. are understood to receive millions of dollars worth of compensation from the kingdom u.s. newspaper the washington post says his four children have been given expensive homes in saudi arabia on top of that they getting large monthly payments the article also says his job his two sons and two daughters may soon get pallets worth
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tens of millions of dollars each so-called blood money. was killed six months ago after entering the saudi consulate in istanbul. shan is executive director of the arab center of washington independent research organization he says the latest revelations of tarnish saudi arabia's reputation even further. and tension exported to serve as a financial incentive to remain silent i think that will be a very negative purpose both in terms of the murder. of the kingdom. and. at least publicly by the kingdom to try to to settle this issue if it simply meeting cultural demands or requirements why i allow a credible legal process to proceed and to find the guilty party and punish not
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guilty party according to the ongoing legal system and saudi arabia would like i said with an open court with observers international observers then so be it but along as a financial incentive i think frankly frankly it's and amounts memory. still ahead in al-jazeera a new report reveals the arab media targets of a hacking teen used by the u.a.e. . and the severe storm leaves a trail of destruction in nepal affecting tens of thousands of people. hello again it's good to have you back well we've been watching a big storm passing across most of the lavon you can see here on the satellite image bringing very heavy rain across parts of iraq iran and now that system is
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going to be making its way up towards the north towards causing stan you can see the area circulation right there the frontal boundary will still bring a lot of clouds and maybe even some rain across the region but not as heavy as what we have seen over the last few days where we are going to seeing the heavy rain though is still across parts of turkey over here toward syria maybe in jordan scenes of very heavy rain over the next few days and that is really going to stay like that maybe start to diminish by the time we get to wednesday but for aleppo it is going to be a rainy day for you with a temperature of eighteen degrees and then here across the gulf well it has been a warm day here on monday things get a little bit better by the time we get to tuesday temp has dropped down to about average for this time of year but still clouds in the forecast at about twenty eight degrees over towards abu dhabi though your temperatures are coming up we do expect to see that go up to about thirty one there and then across south africa for johannesburg and durban it is going to be a rainy day and a windy day temperatures are fairly low for this time of year into the high teens
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maybe durban seeing about twenty one but by the time we get to wednesday things do improve more sun in your forecast with a temperature of twenty five. a prominent saudi journalist committed to freedom of expression silenced in turkey by his own government in the most horrific way. al-jazeera world investigates the death of jamal. which resonates to the highest levels of the saudi government with startling evidence about the disposal of his body. the silencing of a journalist on al-jazeera. and
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watching i'll just zero time to recap headlines for the algerian president's office says abdelaziz bouteflika will step down a forest term ends on april the twenty eighth millions of people have been protesting for several weeks calling for the eighty two year old. but as well a supreme court is calling for opposition leader one way those parliamentary immunity to be taken away the chief justice says disobey the court order the bars him from leaving the country. the u.k.'s exit from the european union remains dead long parliament's failed once again to approve an alternative rags it plans on the four proposed alternatives to the funnest it's reason is. to majorities. after significant setbacks in turkey's local elections presence roger tired of the
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ones ruling parties challenging the results in the capital ankara and the biggest city istanbul saying there were mistakes there are parties been defeated in most of the ten major metropolitan areas reports. after almost two decades of constant losses turkey's opposition finally has reason to celebrate . the people's republican party or c.h.p. won the mayoral position in the capital ankara it would seem is on course to capture is stumble turkey's largest and most populous city. turkey be happy now let you stumble be happy and get back to normal we had seven elections in five years let's get back to work now and serve the people just as we start today we will run the city in a transparent fashion at every moment i'm doing this happily and i know that every part of the city belongs to sixteen million people. party has won every mayoral election in istanbul since one thousand nine hundred four it was the first major
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position held by roger urwin who used to launch his political career nationally losing it is a personal blow to the president as act every victory and every loss is the will of our nation and we have to accept this fact as a necessity of democracy we will admit that we want people's hearts in cities we won but we were not successful enough in cities we lost and. we will act accordingly. despite the losses in some of the big cities like entirely and other not older ones still managed to win more than half the votes counted process the country and nationally its retained largest number of mayors true but the turkish people appear to have directed their frustration with the faltering economy and the ruling party which has led the country uninterrupted for seventeen years. what was promised on june twenty fourth was if you don't want the country to our economic problems vote for the presidential coalition led by the president
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president are one for the people have spoken i'm not here has to listen you know brings a new trick change and that he and his party must come up with solutions to fix the country's economy and address the concerns of those who didn't vote for the ark party the opposition will not be tested to see if it can deliver better governance and the positions it won from k.p. at a time when i do want to be accused of being autocratic sunday's elections are a demonstration that democracy is still very much alive in turkey. as iraq. the us has suspended deliveries of equipment needed for turkey's upcoming purchase of f. thirty five fighter jets it's putting the future of the deal in doubt the pentagon wants and creates a council plans to buy a russian missile defense system it's warning the system could compromise the security of the jets so far so here's remain committed to following through on the
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deal with russia the u.s. house of representatives is investigating claims the trumpet ministration has handed out questionable security clearances to twenty five individuals against the advice of his security advisers this came to light when one of the advisers submitted evidence to the house oversight committee kimberly healthcare has this is from washington d.c. . the whistleblower is an eighteen year veteran of the white house working in security protocols and security clearances under both democratic as well as republican administrations she is alleging that this administration under us president trump has been granting security clearances to at least two dozen individuals including two senior level white house officials even though those individuals had previously been denied under the standard security protocol now this is something that concerns her so greatly that she took this issue to the
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house oversight committee which is controlled by democrats and that committee is now investigating this case now it is widely it has been widely reported that u.s. president donald trump allowed for his son in law jared cushion or to get a security clearance after he was previously denied one in fact it was widely reported that he ordered his chief of staff or former chief of staff john kelly to get that security clearance for gerrard when he was previously denied some of the reasons for denials typically include financial problems drug use even criminal conduct that's why the house oversight committee says it's now investigating it has ordered the white house to turn over files related to the security clearance investigations and it says it will issue subpoenas if the white house refuses to cooperate a group of former u.s. intelligence agents helped the united arab emirates spying on prominent arab media
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figures according to a special report by reuters targets for the hikers included the chairman of al-jazeera and the host of a b.b.c. arabic television show the haiku was part of a u.s. intelligence program exposed by reuters earlier this year is their fault. i am hoping that cooler heads will prevail when the united arab emirates and its allies broke with neighboring could tor over a host of grievances in june twenty seventh a group of american hackers working for a secret u.a.e. spy program sprang into action as first revealed by reuters those american operatives had once worked for the n.s.a. and other u.s. spy agencies but they now worked as part of a u.a.e. cyber squad called project raven using skills they learned in the u.s. to spy on opponents of the u.a.e. monarchy the team of americans now turn those skills an american ally qatar as the
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u.a.e. joined by saudi arabia egypt in baccarin imposed a blockade accusing could torah financing extremist groups in the region where there's correspondents joel shechtman and christopher being uncovered the story so what we found was that after the blockade took effect project or a van ramped up its monitoring of. you know of qatar in general of its surveillance of qatar and specifically ramped up its you know its surveillance of media figures according to documents the u.s. mercenary hackers begin targeting a number of journalists especially those at the could tor funded al-jazeera network both countries viewed the network's expansive coverage of the arab spring uprisings as a deliberate attempt by qatar to fuel opposition to their monarchs al-jazeera says it's an independent news service giving a voice to everyone in the region former operative say their goal as they hack their targets was to find material showing that could torre's royal family was
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pulling strings in the local media since the emirate is believe that these journalists have such a close ties to the qatari government they believe that by hacking the i phones of these reporters. you know that it would give them access to like emails or messages or intelligence about the qatari government it so. elph the u.a.s. ministry of foreign affairs did not respond to requests for comment and the n.s.a. declined to comment according to program documents by its all customers one target he is the host of a popular debate show on al-jazeera cold opposite direction the network's chairman was also hacked the u.s. ambassador to qatar during the gulf crisis michelle smith said she found it alarming that american intelligence veterans were able to work for another government in targeting in america now ari below is a journalist and the middle east analyst at the web site the gulf matters dot com he says the latest revelations won't bring feuding g.c.c.
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members any closer to a resolution i think it's probably is the measure of how convoluted this whole situation the feud in the gulf has become. america initially backed the m.r.i. it is in the saudis against qatar and then went on it was pointed at all trump well actually you did air bases in qatar this is very important in terms of security in the war in iraq and afghanistan hopes and america started to to back off and indeed now america probably is more supportive of qatar than they are of them are these there were some signs that there was some softening of of the feud we saw some of some things happening in meetings and think well perhaps we're going to see a break to this fear which actually benefits nobody facebook has removed hundreds of fake accounts and spam pages linked to political parties in india and pakistan military facebook says the accounts were created to manipulate social media uses
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pages supporting india's main opposition congress party as well as the ruling b j p were removed the run up to national elections. a cholera outbreak in mozambique in the wake of psycho new day has claimed its first victim more than a thousand cases have been recorded so far the world health organization says a vaccination program will start on wednesday in the city of beira site only die is contaminated worse wise creating the conditions from coloreds as road. eight hundred people were killed in the storm which swept southern africa severe storms swept the path of destruction across southern nepal at least thirty one people are confirmed dead and hundreds injured rescue and recovery crews yet to reach some remote areas spanish rest are reports from parts of district telephone
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poles snapped like toothpicks collapsed homes vehicles. sunday night storm left a trail of destruction in the bad advice that districts have so there are no power . as well as the dead and injured government ministers say at least one hundred thousand the pallies are affected. the doctor in charge of this hospital in parsons says he's lucky to have survived my example i was on the road in the bus in front of me flipped i had to do c.p.r. on people on the road many people here have hating jews and many have broken their arms and legs doctors here have been working around the clock and patients who sustained more serious injuries were taken to other hospitals some to the capital katmandu. the storm hit around seven thirty in the evening just around dinner time the fierce winds brought down many of the words and mud houses some almost like matchsticks crushing people and trapping them in the city about
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a prime minister has visited some patients. six in the political process if the second victory because the doctors said there was not going to take everything that they should. have a live in the bed and they never think that being a burning was. your second security forces have been mobilized to help rescue operations and local groups have started to distribute aid including food and medicine many here are still recovering from the shock and the force of a storm never seen in their lifetimes. districted a power. sri lankans president is calling for drug traffickers to get the death penalty after watching police destroy eight hundred kilograms of cocaine may through policy the same appliance when the forty three in the year moratorium on capital punishment high tech detection equipment stude to be installed that franken
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ports to the strums drug distribution. now for the second month in a row the palestinian government is paying civil servants only half the salaries that's happening after israel said it would withhold taxes on behalf of the palestinian authority and reports from the occupied west bank. choosing what's for lunch has become a more difficult decision for schoolteachers. oranges you can afford this time but not. only received five hundred dollars of her salary the minimum paid to public employees in the west bank last month i mean because we cut down on meat and expensive vegetables and fruit we stopped any extra expenses as we need to adapt we might be able to survive this month and the next one because we have some savings but we won't be able to take it much longer this is what worries many people here not only has the international in the past few years the united states has got hundreds of millions of dollars paid each year to the palestinians those cuts. his
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salary and his job fifty percent of my previous salary went to pay my mortgage while thirty percent was covering my kids' school tuition now that i've lost my income i'm looking for jobs abroad to guarantee that my family lives a decent life palestinian leaders are looking for more support from a very limited is obviously not going to be betterment it will be temporary and we are money we are us money obviously it is part of the political blackmail that united states is trying to push us to accept what they call the ultimate deal that's not something that's going to happen at all and the president has been very explicit in his position to reject all of this and we don't take trade politics for food one of the palestinian authority tries to manage the financial crisis by cutting costs and taking loans from banks many fear that this is not a long term solution and it's already affecting all palestinian walks of life. even
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getting here has become a luxury for some people. a five dollar haircut is not a priority. on the back of the whole economy depends on employee salaries even the expensive cars you see are paid by loans and the cash flow is limited for now these people lining up to get that reduced salaries have no choice but to manage with what they have now that became the occupied west bank. this is al jazeera and these other top stories now they are jury and president's office as absurd as these bits of legal will step down before his term ends on april twenty eighth millions of people have been protesting for several weeks calling for the eighty two year old to go. for his way the supreme court is calling for opposition leader one way those parliamentary immunity to be taken away the chief justice says credo disobey the court order that barred him from leaving the country the opposition leader has traveled to several latin american countries that
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support his claim to be president. you know you don't you know there is no disqualification they have no competence or that he didn't care and every day that we are free every day that we move forward is a victory for the people of venezuela it brings us closer to freedom to the return of our people and to truly solve our problems the u.k.'s exit from the european union remains dead logs after parliament failed to approve an alternative plan none of the four proposed alternatives prime minister to resign may's got a majority the u.k. is now just ten days away from exiting the european union without telling. the children of murdered saudi journalists are understood to have received millions of dollars worth of compensation from the kingdom the washington post says his four children have been given an expensive homes in saudi arabia on top of that they're getting larger monthly payments due was killed six months ago after entering the
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south because the consulate in istanbul turkey is frezza tired of the ones ruling parties that will challenge the results of local elections in two major cities with nearly all votes counted the opposition jep a appears to have won in istanbul and ankara many see the election as a referendum on are the ones government. reuters is reporting that a group of former u.s. intelligence agents helped the united arab emirates spy on prominent arab media figures targets for the hakas included the chairman of al-jazeera as well as a host of a b.b.c. arabic television show those are your headlines the news continues announcer after counting the costs they were lost.
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hello i'm adrian finnegan this is counting the cost on al-jazeera your weekly look at the world of business and economics this week indonesia's on the road to becoming one of the world's biggest economies we find out what's holding it back and how that could damage the president's hopes for reelection. also this week as the world's biggest democracy gets ready to vote who's financing political parties there. and mexico's leftist president swept to power on a promise to help the country's poorest but now he's axing social programs we'll look at why. indonesia's economy isn't growing as fast as the president promised when he was elected five years ago joko widodo is spending huge
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sums to try to get reelected for a second term he's giving regional governments billions and giving handouts to the country's poorest while indonesia is well on its way to becoming a true true.


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