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tv   NEWS LIVE - 30  Al Jazeera  April 18, 2019 2:00pm-2:33pm +03

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one comfortably won by a greater margin then he beat back in twenty fourteen when the major wrapped up its election in six hours on wednesday but india is staggering its elections over a month in seven phases a second round is now underway across thirteen states that includes the politically sensitive state of jamu and kashmir there's heavy security across the region as people in srinagar. cast their ballots voting will end on may the nineteenth and results are expected in a few days. now india's jet airways is holding all operations after bankers refused to lend more money the airline based in mumbai is the country's second biggest airline last year it carried twenty seven million passengers but the company's founder was forced out in march and the government has asked state lenders to help thousands of job losses will says jamil joins us live now from new delhi says jet airways has been struggling for some time now financially so was the airline been saying. adair and they began this
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morning by sending an e-mail to all passengers who had a future flight booked saying that those future flights had been canceled and jet airways had been reducing operations for months they only have five planes of a fleet of about one hundred fifty operating when they shut down operations or announced they would be shutting down operations wednesday night now this morning the consortium of lenders led by the state bank of india said that they will now they've released a statement saying that they're now going to push interested buyers to formally bid for the airline as the best way forward to keep the airline going there and jet reached this point simply because it couldn't eight spills sipping specifically huell and airport charges and interestingly enough though these lenders who now own a stake in the airline had been saying that they were willing to give an emergency loan to the airline to keep operations going but those funds were never released and the last flight flew wednesday night from richard to mumbai so if i can't get that cash injection is this the end of jet airways and what does this all mean for
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its passengers that. well maybe maybe not for the end of the airline will have to wait for the final bidding process which will take place on may tenth to see if the company can be revived but jet has had financial difficulties for years derren in two thousand and thirteen they came close to collapse but were saved when. the airways bought a twenty four percent stake in the airline infusing cash into them but even since then before and after india's market airline market has been growing and these low cost domestic carriers have been eating into jet airways market share and profits and jet has been suffering for that from that especially in the past year where they want even to able to pay employees salaries but employees though have been sticking with the airlines holding several protests just this week trying to save the airline now as for passengers in the short term it will mean higher prices but what we found though is the in india's market the passengers are very price
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conscious so there's only so much they'll pay before they stop flying internationally however darr and this will mean that they'll be fewer flight options for indians traveling abroad coming home you could even reduce tourism coming into the country all right to find some of the and you get a sense thank you. time for short break here al-jazeera when we come back the u.s. slaps new sanctions on three latin american countries all of them stay with us. the weather still really quite unsettled over many parts of the middle east we've got one system still in the east of our map and the other one now spiraling its way northward but still clinging on to have a policy of turkey and stretching across the caspian sea there so more clouds here few outbreaks of rain and that will stretch further towards the northeast as we head into thursday a fair amount of snow still out of this to the south on thursday we'll also see
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another weather feature begin to develop this over parts of western iran that will have some cloud maybe a few showers maybe some lifted dust as well that will gradually push its way northward as we head through friday for us here in doha well it's just go hot now again has been it's a thirty four degrees will be our maximum on the day and as we head into friday the temperatures might just sneak a little bit higher there will be a fair amount of dust around at times though i think by friday for so long hair will be areas clear about thirty degrees will be quite humid down to is the southern parts of africa and you can see plenty of showers on our map but also some more persistent rain in the eastern parts of south africa say for jo'burg and been there is likely to be some wet weather at times that should clear away as we head into friday say back to the sunshine hedge a about back to twenty five degrees it won't be that will force in cape town they will hold us down to around ninety.
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twenty one n.h. to assert your individuality it's ok to argue with people and it's ok to disagree with people but also a period when childhood dreams concludes with reality compromising i don't think i'm pretty good at compromise in two thousand and six south africa revisits the children of apartheid for the third time and like their country much has changed over the past fourteen years the teen who are twenty one up south africa announces in. talk about how to come out of the top stories here on the al-jazeera north korean
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state media is reporting that kim jong un has overseen a test launch of a new tactical guided weapon it's unclear exactly what it is the north korean leader has called the operation and event a very weighty significance. there are reports that saddam's ousted president omar al bashir has been jailed military leaders say they've also arrested other people including two of the shias brothers the protesters say they want to prove he's in the maximum security code office. and the u.n. says an attack on residential neighborhoods in libya's capital tripoli could amount to a war crime at least seven civilians were killed and twenty injured during shelling on tuesday soldiers loyal to the warlord any for after our forces belonging to the internationally recognized government are fighting for control of the city. go back to our breaking news coming in from pakistan now at least fourteen passengers have been killed in a bus in an attack in the port of garda gunmen ambushed the bus on the highway in the southwestern province of baluchistan local media reporting the passenger bus was traveling from karachi. at the time will come all our joins us live now from
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islamabad come also what more details are emerging about this attack. yes one small correction or india attack took place. which is basically a town on the way to go on the micron coastal highway the attack took place about two hundred forty kilometers from the studios karachi off to midnight toward . fifteen to twenty men dressed in military fatigues stopped a body and then all floated to passengers that identity card and then they were taken away and charged in a nearby roadside told. that it ports that are coming in at least fourteen people will get to the people who were there were able to escape from the scene of domestic and are hospitalized at the naval hospital or now dick said jack comes
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at a time when days a spate of attacks that have happened being a number of our baghdad have happened and up last week in which twenty one including other people were killed in a suicide bombing at a rest of the market and i think european forces cornwall it was also a dog near the border that sean so engaged something small buggers down to what he had. coming at a time when budgets don had been accusing of law next on of the harboring some of these groups who are able to go all put it across the border and also blaming india for it and water main. signing the flames of insurgency in baluchistan. in his i'm about to come on thank you. the former peruvian president alan garcia has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound as police tried to arrest him at his home the two term president was under investigation in connection with last america's infamous
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corruption scandal marianna sanchez reports from lima. the last act in the life of former president began with the police raid of his home in an affluent area of the capital lima they were there to arrest him in connection with a long running investigation into corruption during his time in office in the late one nine hundred eighty s. at some point police apparently allowed alan garcia to make a private phone call from his home a short time later was heard was long live on garcia was in critical condition doctors fought to save his life he was revived three times before dying from the effects of a gunshot wound to the head earlier produced public prosecutor had issued a detention order in connection with corruption charges over his relationship with a giant construction company in latin america called on there but it alan garcia and nine associates were accused of receiving illegal payments and money laundering
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the sixty nine year old former president was already the subject of a travel ban on tuesday in his last ever interview he repeatedly denied the charges dismissing them as speculation adding that he never sold himself and that is proven . what i can accept and which i reject completely having been head of state two times is that there are these baseless speculations. and i saw himself as a victim last november he entered the two way embassy in lima seeking asylum he spent two weeks there until the government rejected his request saying there was no evidence of political persecution against the us supporters clashed with police here at the hospital where the former president has died his political allies say that this is. and to take his life was one of difficulty you know if. he has shown dignity and by not allowing the government and the public prosecutor's office which is full of people with hatred to trample over having. served two terms as the
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president to do with his death he becomes the face of a corruption scandal which has now touched almost every corner political life in that in america i may be in a scientist i just see that he might be. a troika of tyranny that's how the u.s. national security advisor john bolton described cuba nicaragua and venezuela after announcing new sanctions in all three countries and then a reversal of obama airing gauge with cuba the u.s. now says it will restrict non-family travel to the island along with remittances alan fischer reports. in his last few months in office barack obama wants to improve relations with cuba lifted travel restrictions to the island give the go ahead for increased trade and symbolically restored full diplomatic relations cuba once more had a u.s. embassy in egypt after sixty years of sanctions and isolation he said it was time
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to try something different. different presidents different people donald trump national security advisor was in miami to address a group of cubans john bolton and new economic sanctions on the cuban military and intelligence services under strictures on the amount of money that can be sent to relatives in cuba and he brought the crowd to its feet with this the department of the treasury will implement further regulatory changes to restrict family travel to cuba or another would be with each new measures will help steer american dollars away from the cuban regime or its military and security services who control the tourism industry in cuba. came just hours after u.s. secretary of state mike paul cleared the way for u.s. citizens to sue foreign businesses if they're using property in cuba that was seized during the one nine hundred fifty nine revolution he was most probably export these days is not cigars it's oppression. detente with the regime has
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failed. bin is among the countries that has invested billions in cuba and the e.u. is warning this could create a huge international dispute. as well in the end i think this is bad for everyone it's a lose lose that is why the european union has sent a letter this week to secretary of state pompei to ask that the best thing is to collaborate and respect the agreement. john bolton also notes fresh economic sanctions on both venezuela and they could argue all aimed at increasing pressure on three countries he has dubbed the troika of tyranny alan fischer. president maduro has accused donald trump of stealing from the venezuelan people through his use of sanctions barely imperioli. i see imperialism is crazy and desperate the news also came out the donald trump called the pope i'm sure the pope through holy water on the telephone when he spoke to trump i'm sure donald trump
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gave his confession he must have confessed to the pope all the harm he's doing in the world he must have confessed to the pope all the harm he's doing to the people of venezuela with illegal unilateral sanctions all the money the thirty billion dollars that he's stolen from the people of venezuela. humanitarian aid and it's political have been at the center of venezuela's ongoing crisis now after years of refusing to accept international aid the government has allowed the international federation of the red cross to import and distribute food medicines and hospital equipment for those most in need but the waiting list is long as mr newman reports . this refuge in northwestern venezuela is home to sixty seven children and young adults with disabilities who have nowhere else to go yet most of the residents were born with mental retardation severe autism or varying degrees of cerebral paralysis all of which required medical treatment. i don't get their medication they have
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or have acute anxiety they fall down they're frightened but there is a severe shortage of treatments which are an affordable now we're all suffering. the home is run by the catholic church with volunteers and donations government subsidies stopped years ago many families here northwestern a lot of states are struggling just to feed their families and can't cope with a child with special needs but the institution says it doesn't have the means to take in anymore like many here was born with cerebral paralysis that's a disorder of movement and muscle tone which means he is confined to a wheelchair but if there was proper specialized treatment physiotherapy he could probably move a lot better perhaps even walk the problem is there's absolutely no budget for that . in fact the institution can barely afford food and salaries for the nurses even
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electricity and water have become a luxury in this part of the country with constant power blackouts classicist suspended so therapists do what they can to keep the residents occupied. if we demand that the government open the doors to monitoring a lottery we needed desperately on there are people dying because there are no resources no medicine or equipment to treat the ill. father bit uncool says that in the thirty six years that he's been here he's never felt so unable to provide for youngsters who have already been dealt a difficult hand. children like ten year old jonathan rojas a bright incurious boy who was born with hydrocephalus it requires treatment but under other circumstances he could expect to live a normal life. right now the only hope for him and the others is the arrival of international aid and as everyone here will tell you it can't come to. fast enough
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to see in human eye jesse down because he made off than israel. for two years now americans have been waiting to know what the robert muller report is all about the special counsel was investigating ties between president donald trump and russia a redacted version of the four hundred page report is expected to be released on thursday even though democrats have been demanding access to all of it. at least twenty nine people most of them german tourists have died in a bus crash in portugal the accident happened in the coastal town of madeira island city officials say the driver lost control of the bus on a suburban street foot rolled and crashed into a house at the bottom of a slope fifty five people on the bus at least twenty were injured and taken to hospital and at least two hundred fifty people are missing after a boat sank in the democratic republic of congo it happened on lake kivu on the country's eastern border with iran and about thirty three people have been rescued
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so far president says he's watching the situation closely and would identify those responsible. white house adviser vanka trump is on the african continent to push women's empowerment initiative. she met officials from the ivory coast on wednesday to discuss ways of tackling gender inequality she also participated in the business forum and later she met and danced with some female cocoa but. all that is of course on our website very is on your screen the address al-jazeera dot com. a quick check of the headlines here on al-jazeera gunmen ambushed a bus on a highway in southwestern pakistan killing at least fourteen people local media reporting the passenger bus was traveling from karachi to go on the time witnesses say a gunman selectively killed passengers after going through their identity cards and
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north korea has test fired a tactical guided weapon that's according to state media but it's unclear what type it is but it's the first public weapons test since they have always summit in february on tuesday the north korean leader told force pilots he was pleased with their combat readiness. instead there are reports that president omar al bashir has been sent to the country's most notorious jail. had been kept at the presidential residence since being forced from power by the army last week but he's now been moved to the maximum security prison the military says to her she has brothers have also been detained. but u.n. says an attack on residential neighborhoods in libya's capital tripoli could amount to a war crime at least seven civilians were killed and twenty injured during shelling on tuesday soldiers loyal to the warlord holly for have to our forces belonging to the internationally recognized government fighting for control of the city.
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hundreds of supporters of paid their respects to the coffin of peru's former president alan garcia garcia shot himself at his home in lima while facing arrest he later died in hospital during emergency surgery the former president was being investigated over a corruption scandal united states announced new sanctions on cuba nicaragua and venezuela which national security advisor john bolton has referred to as the troika tyranny the move is designed to put pressure on venezuelan leader nicolas maduro and his supporters. the united states geological survey is reporting an earthquake of six point four magnitude in northwest taiwan no immediate reports of damage or casualties are being reported. on the u.s. attorney general due to release a reduction version of the model report in the coming hours following weeks of pressure from congressional democrats the special counsel investigating ties between president trump and russia well those were the headline it's the news
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