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deadly environmental and health conscious we think ok we'll send our you waste to china but we have to remember that air pollution travels around the globe death by design on al-jazeera. crowds who attacked a u.n. compounds in the democratic republic of congo war and they will keep targeting peacekeepers and so all of them leave. your child is there a life from a headquarters in doha i'm daring you navigate also ahead more than 20 killed and hundreds injured by a powerful earthquake in albania the bird people under their homes. chile's president calls for a new law allowing the military on the streets to protect infrastructure even a security forces are accused of committing
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a grave abuses. and the film festival that's found itself caught up in the increasingly tense relationship between china and taiwan. hello crowds who have been targeting u.n. peacekeepers in eastern democratic republic of congo say they won't stop until all of them leave they've been defying a curfew imposed after a 2nd day of violence accusing the peacekeepers of failing to protect them from rebels alexia brian reports. around 18000 u.n. peacekeepers are in the democratic republic of congo to protect civilians from attacks by rebel fighters. but some civilians went on the attack themselves at a u.n. compound in north kivu province on monday accusing peacekeepers of failing to fulfill their mandate. but we never see the police yes.
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we want we don't we don't want them just their young. peacekeepers guarded what's left of their base in the eastern city. have been a while a 2nd compound nearby became tuesday's target we've come here today to see if these u.n. people are still here we will be in it again and more places specifically the movie base. it was too dangerous to film near the movie base as an angry mob confronted u.n. forces and congolese troops. go as it's known is the biggest peacekeeping mission in the world it's been in the day assaye for the past 20 years and protesters say that's long enough for the u.n. to have defeated various rebel groups active near the border with uganda including the allied democratic forces or i.d.f. accused of widespread atrocities as they fight for control of the mineral rich region in there is it incredible it is legitimate for people to wonder why this
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peacekeeping force persists in the d.r. see we've had good successes but now it's time to sit down and talk honestly about what could be done better because cannot stay in the d.r. c. forever. this latest ngo was triggered on saturday after 8 people were killed in attacks blamed on rebels the at rest spread to nearby but tambo and goma the regional capital the un says it's working around the clock to battle the i.d.f. and has stepped up patrols with the congolese army in the dense forests around we are operating in a very very difficult environment and now having the protesters blocking our. our movements and preventing us from going out and doing our work this will all lead and remains jewish the un waste has forced the world health organization to pull almost a 3rd of its staff from beni where doctors a struggling to contain and now the ebola outbreak the w.h.o. warns the instability almost sation related to an increase in the bowl of patients
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alexia brian al-jazeera. so as alexei mentioned the protests hosford to this. go catherine sawyer is there who tells us more about what's going on the situation is still extremely tense in beni and temple richie's a neighboring city in the temple we're told protesters banged a u.n. vehicle in a government office in many angry young men on the street all morning through the afternoon they were trying to get to a military base that is very close to the airport it's also major logistics hub but they were passed by. soldiers there's also a lot of concern about what's going to happen on wednesday because there's going to be a burial of one of the protestants were killed on saturday he was very popular and one of the organizers of the protest was shot dead by
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a police officer who himself was killed on the same day ban and you lord so there's concern that his burial is going to just escalate the tensions protestants are saying they're going to march around the city of. tributes to here in golmaal there was also part of this morning protestors were trying to get to another u.n. base but then they were repulsed by police it's important to note that the president. kennedy on monday authorized a joint military offensive a joint military operation by the u.n. and government soldiers against a.d.f. rebels but this doesn't seem to really appease the protesters there saying look the u.n. has been here for so long they're not protecting us we don't need them they're also saying that government. the government soldiers really are not organized that's why this see this rebels even with an offensive going on coming back to the villages
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and killing them so brutally. and up 212-0000 people have been affected by flooding and landslides in northwestern kenya 65 people have died in the past 3 days relief teams have been slow to reach the area of west polka dots with some roads and bridges cut off by heavy rain from their reports. the primary school in a cradle has been tom into a makeshift come for victims of floods and landslides these people have never had much but now they've lost everything their homes crops livestock and positions it's the loss of loved ones that's most profound the 3 of devotee of capital sons were killed when a torrent of mud and rocks serp their home away in the middle of the night. i don't know what to do my house is gone my children are dead i'm left with just my wife and children who are injured in hospital the government is promising to help but no
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assistant can bring back my children at least 7000 canyons have sought refuge here the school can barely accommodate all of them many told us that they spend the night in the cold there's a shortage of almost everything here light there joe in a touchy chocola the people identity need food clean water in tents they have no homes left with impassable roads are making that anybody of a difficult. the government has mobilized workers to rebuild bridges and sections of the road washed away by the floods it's a painstaking process slowed for the by the continuing torrential rains from the heels of floodwaters continue to gush back at the company to coworkers at treating the sick and the most common ailment that we've seen uses a power a spirit or retracted picture which is basically associated with a cold the place is a bit cold and also doing a lot of psychotherapy for their patients we have
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a number of psychological counsellors here and there being a lot of clinical psychology here with 4 more weeks of rainfall cause the government is trying hard to ensure the disaster of a pop and here is not repeat that anywhere else in the country government officials are now appealing to people living in flood and landslide prone areas to move to safer ground 6 shelters in schools and government buildings the torrential rain currently pounding kenya is uncommon for this time of the. experts blamed extreme weather on the ocean of east africa been far warmer than usual causing more rain to fall here mama dodwell just zita. in north western kenya when rescuers in albania are digging into rubble through the night looking for survivors here trapped in buildings brought down by a powerful earthquake 21 people are known to have died and 600 are injured the
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magnitude 6.4 quake caused the most damage in the capital tirana and cities in the north and west and i were in reports. the most powerful earthquake to hit albania in decades and one of its youngest victims reached too late by rescuers desperately searching for survivors in northern albania for those waiting for news these moments were simply unbearable. the earth shook while many people with still asleep but by day the full scale of the quakes impact was clear to say you know. throughout the early hours teams had scoured the rubble to find anyone trapped. by door one heavy lifting equipment was moved into the worst affected areas. when the quake hit the lights went off we couldn't see anything everything fell apart and crumbled. maybe even i don't remember such a quake since 979 it's never occurred like this. some buildings were almost
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completely destroyed in the quake and hundreds of people were injured albania's prime minister visited a makeshift camp in the main to relieve. the quake left us on the shelter everything is destroyed flaps windows everything and we cannot live there are you know. the 6.4 magnitude quake was felt far beyond albania's border the government has declared wednesday a day of mourning for the country's many victims and i would. empty training camps with longing to the military wing of hamas in the gaza strip israel's army says it was responding to rockets fired from gaza into its territory there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack no injuries have been reported in the exchange of fire. chile's president has asked congress to allow troops back on the streets to defend key public services the request by sebastian pinera came just hours after human rights watch released
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a damning report alleging abuses by the security forces during recent protests are latin america editor lucien newman reports from santiago. chile has been embroiled in peaceful protests and uncontrollable violence for more than 7 weeks the 2nd time in 5 days the government was served with a harsh report on the state of human rights this time from the washington based ngo human rights watch while recognizing a serious deterioration in public security and the report concludes that security and police are part of the problem rather than the solution the kind of reforms that big government. has to implement to change the behavior and address the fundamental. problems of lack of accountability and brutality of the national police of chile are urgent
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oh no not excessive use of force illegal detention sexual abuse brutal beatings against thousands of citizens including children as well as destroying or distorting incriminating evidence part of a long list of the busa is used to describe a security force that has not been overhauled since chile return to democracy indeed what different governments have done is to grant it regularly more and more powers to the police without much responsibility in other words we believe accompanied by unlike his strong rejection of amnesty international support president civil stamping it out quickly embraced recommendations to create a new modern police force. that can be both of spec give and guarantee respect for human rights. but in the same breath the president sent a request to congress to authorize the army to safeguard keep public service
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installations without calling for a state of emergency. much of our basic infrastructure like electricity drinking water and hospitals have been attacked but there's a 2nd benefit it will free many police officers so they can concentrate on being on the street in our parks birth defect in the security of our citizens. given chillies history of brutality under military dictatorship bring out the army which is trained for combat is likely to generate more control to see depending on the scope of their mandate but the very fact that such a move is even being contemplated is evidence of the incapacity of the police to effect of really address the challenges chile is facing and as things stand now it can be argued that the police is contributing to rather than reducing the environment of violence here you see in yemen al jazeera sent out. a major hong
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kong road link has reopened following a lengthy standoff between police and protesters at a nearby university cross harbor tunnel has been closed for 2 weeks after protesters block the entrance and set on fire police had also cordoned off the polytechnic university where some demonstrators remained after a violence more than a week ago a search of the 1st so it's a film just one woman officials say it's unlikely anyone else is there. still had. to take the trump and peach to the next stage. hello once again with the biggest travel day of the day before thanksgiving weekend coming up the weather's not playing ball this is often the case this is what the
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satellite shows and the massive cloud is behind me it's over the high ground in the west and this is maybe early in quite ferocious snow anywhere from the californian hollins across to colorado where we see the already significant snow there is cold air tucked in denver before the snow comes in is that modestly as a high temperature snow further east isn't apparent it's just about northern lights if you like the upper midwest and across into calendar torrone from wednesday into thursday when quite a few people just won't be going to work if you've got there this is what will greet you if you took out the window snows through the plains down to kansas city or rain in dallas 5 further east your notice the state is still falling a long way size in california or struck the mountains of the state but it's still early and still could be quite heavy and quite destructive to any further travel and that's where most of the weather is if you come further sas is a distinct breeze of course the trades are blowing one small but a land mass in the way to build up the showers has thunderstorms downpours from
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honduras all the way down towards panama that's the wednesday just as much for thursday. the brazilian journalist investigating a politically struction of land grab all the farmers helped get bill schneider elected and he's repay them that's empowering everyday people to profit from the destruction of the rain forest people are almost willing to give their life away and guarantee the occupation knowledge of the land is journalism the last hope in the fight so steep that on the phone this is not only a land conflict but a construct of narrative brazil the age of both in our role whose truth is that anyway on al-jazeera.
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hello again the top stories on al-jazeera protesters have been venting their anger in eastern democratic republic of congo towards un peacekeepers demonstrators accuse the un of failing to stop militia attacks on tuesday 2 people were killed as crowds marched through the un base. at least 21 people have been killed in albania by the most powerful earthquake to hit the country in decades the magnitude 6.4 tremor struck the capital and cities in the northwest in the west and the north in injuring more than 600 people. chile's president has asked congress to allow troops back on the streets to defend cool public services amid dongre and protests this comes as a human rights watch report pictures as police of using excessive force against demonstrators. there have been more street battles between protesters and security
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forces in colombia's capital bogota during a 6th day of anti-government protests demonstrators threw rocks at officers who fired back with water time in anger persists about corruption proposed changes to the minimum wage pensions and taxes on purchase leaders are calling for a new general strike after a meeting with president ivan duquesne made no progress on sunday the president opened what he called a national dialogue in an effort to end government protests. the former bolivian president evo morales says he had received information that the u.s. does not want him to return from exile in mexico his comments come as bolivia's interim leader appointed an ambassador to washington for the 1st time in 11 years were all those says he wishes to return but only to participate in the elections. i have information from high levels that the u.s. doesn't want me to return just like the coup mongering bolivian right wing i'm
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asking for guarantees from our return i have every right to return to believe yet i repeat again i am not returning to seek the presidency that stiffen it but like any bolivian citizen i have to be in bolivia to participate in the elections. all protesters in bolivia have dismantled their roadblocks and a peace deal has been agreed after a month of unrest a disputed election in october followed by the forced resignation through the country into turmoil people are now looking ahead to the next election as marianna sanchez reports from. after nearly a month of turmoil here in things are slowly getting back to normal there are still roadblocks in the area. where the farmers are the supporters of former president evo morales but here in the capital things are slowly getting back to normal shops are open food is in the markets gas in the petrol stations and all of these feel 12 between the interim government and the mosque party the party of evo morales the
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process to call the elections has begun and the fruit and the members are being appointed. the electoral tribunal must carefully preserve its independence ptolemy and impartiality the conduct the contravenes the rectitude of the norms unleashes political and social tensions violence and threatens the fundamentals of democracy things are back to normal here in the capital many. they are anxious because they want to know the exact date when the elections will be held and who the candidates will be. political rivals the democrats are moving into the next phase of the impeachment proceedings the judiciary committee in the house of representatives will hold its 1st hearing next week the committee chairman jerry nadler has written to trump inviting him to attend the sussan and the impeachment effort sensors on allegations that trump abused his power by withholding aid to
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force ukraine into investigating a political rival how to kill her in his in washington d.c. and she has more on how the next phase in the impeachment process will unfolds so we now know the next step in the impeachment inquiry will get underway next week that will be when the judiciary committee has its 1st hearing the intelligence committee basically did the investigation they called in all the witnesses they're now writing a report that they will send over to judiciary and the judiciary will host a panel of constitutional experts to ask was what the president did an impeachable offense it's not really defined in the constitution it talks about high crimes and misdemeanors and bribery so they're going to want to question these experts as to whether holding back military aid to the ukraine in exchange for investigations was political rival raises to that level of impeachable offense now the committee has sent a letter to the white house saying the president can come his lawyers can come they can question the witnesses in this letter arguing that he can either take part or
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he can stop complaining about the process they've given him till this coming sunday to let them know if he is going to participate he's given no indication of whether or not he or his lawyers will take part in this next step. well donald trump is planning to designate mexican drug cartels as terrorists in the united states trump's announcement highlighted the cartels roles in drugs and human trafficking he said the change in designation has been in the works for the past 3 months mexico's foreign minister is calling for talks with the u.s. on the issue and warns his country will not tolerate any move that would violate its sovereignty 3 bombs set off at the same time have killed 6 people in iraq's capital baghdad and the 1st apparently coordinated attack since anti-government protests began almost 2 months ago it's believed the attackers used to explosives filled motorbikes and a roadside bomb. protesters have again cross with security forces as the
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demonstrations continue they say the government is corrupt and broken to deal with poor public services and high unemployment. amnesty international is accusing egypt of misusing counter-terror laws to suspend fair trial rights and detain peaceful critics it's new study examine the cases of $138.00 people many of whom were detained for participating in protests or making political statements online egypt state prosecution kept suspects in pretrial detention for an average of 345 days before releasing them without a trial in malta to government ministers have resigned in connection with a case involving the murder of a journalist the prime minister's chief of staff also quit as police searched his home reporter daphne galatea was killed by a car bomb 2 years ago while investigating corruption between politicians and
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business executives. prime minister jos of muscat has once again been confronted with the public's anger over the case a crowd threw exit him as he left parliament he's refusing demands to resign. promises made so far on greenhouse gas emissions won't be enough to prevent climate chaos that's the warning from the un in its annual progress report looking at the targets set for 2030 by the paris agreements it found that despite the pledges concentrations of warming gases in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2018 and even if all those pledges are met temperatures are still expected to rise over a 3 degrees celsius this century so the un wants all countries to take much more drastic action to reduce emissions by 7 percent each year over the next decades. leaders in the italian city of venice or no doubt that climate change has been a factor in this month's historic floods. the reports salty water is eating away at
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buildings that have stood for centuries. the bells of st mark's chime out the hour in venice it is mid-morning in the city and it's high time to square the city's lowest lying point is covered in water. here it is called the aqua the high water and in the past month it has been a frequent sight. strong winds and fierce storm surges have been blamed for the floods the 2nd worst seen in the city since records began but there are other factors at play the city is sinking and sea level is rising in the past 100 years by about 25 centimeters during high tide the center of venice continues to flood but it is the type of water that is the cause for most concern because it is
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the salty water from the lagoon and that corrodes the buildings and damages the cultural treasures here such as marks basilica. in order to deal with the high tides there was promise of a flood defense barrier it was supposed to been completed 9 years ago but corruption and bribery have delayed the project the mayor says it will be finished by 2022 but many of the residents say that the construction has done more harm than good also being blamed the giant cruise ships that many residents say have destroyed the foundations of the lagoon city. while this city is being squeezed like a lemon by the exploitative tourism this kind of receiving capacity of venice isn't really looking after the nice details so that people are being given the experience of bennis that they deserve.
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while businesses have been recovering from the latest floods some shop owners say that it is tourism that is keeping the city afloat. i say yes to more tourists they are welcome there are gold mine our oil fields. these latest floods have raise some painful questions for residents over the future of venice for them there is a dying need to address these issues both politically and economically if the city and all its cultural glories are to survive. al-jazeera venice. they call it the chinese language oscars taiwan's golden horse film festival has grown into a fixture for the movie industry in asia since it began in 1906 but china's now banned its filmmakers from taking part and even created a rival of its andrew thomas reports from beijing. to film festivals in 2 cities say a lot about one china in taipei the golden horse festival has for years been
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the showcase for chinese language film with entries from mainland china as well as taiwan but this year china's government in beijing banned its country's filmmakers from taking part instead they encouraged another film festival held across the taiwan strait the golden rooster and shy man on the chinese mainland was held at exactly the same time and beijing snubbed this year's golden horse after a winner at last year's festival used her speech to call for countries to recognize taiwanese independence taiwanese bill my kids and fans are disappointed but pragmatic just itching spite of china's boycott movies from any part of the world would continue to shine at the film festival they are not only hurting the interviewer here to take away the chance to view these films they are also taking away opportunities for those artists especially chinese artists for their work to
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be seen in their work in international. but beijing imposed the ban to make a point taiwan is and always will be part of china it considers the island a breakaway province that will one day come back to the fold it's known as the one china policy beijing expects other countries to respect it in a thing or anyone that threatens the narrative is dangerous there's a good many in the industry are not happy to see that countries are using political in. for instance was strangled the freedom of that filmmakers to participate in any international film festival. encouraged by a pro independence president likely to be reelected early next year people in taiwan are becoming increasingly assertive towards beijing. one young comedian has become a t.v. star largely through mocking china and president xi jinping. i
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but beijing is pushing back to pacific island nations care about the solomon islands have become the latest to switch diplomatic allegiance from taiwan to china both countries are receiving significant financial investment from beijing and beijing has threatened sanctions against any u.s. company involved in a recently announced arms sales to taiwan in the big picture a snub of one film festival in the creation of another might not seem significant but cultural pressure is still a way beijing hopes to steer taiwan. basic. hello again the headlines on al-jazeera protesters have been venting their anger in the eastern democratic republic of congo towards un peacekeepers demonstrators
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accuse the un a failing to stop militia attacks on tuesday to confirm were killed as crowds marched to a u.n. base. with more details about what's going on. the situation is still extremely tense. and. a neighboring temple we are told protesters bag. and a government office in angry young men on the street all morning through the afternoon they were trying to get to a military base that is very close to the airport it's also. a logistics hub but they were passed by. at least 21 people have been killed in albania by the most powerful earthquake to hit the country in decades the magnitude 6.54 tremor struck the capital tehran and cities in the west and north injuring more than $600.00 people 3 balls set off at the same time have killed 6 people in iraq's
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capital baghdad in the 1st apparently quarter native attacks in government protests began almost 2 months ago it's believed the attackers used to explosive filled motorbikes and a roadside bomb. exploded forces as the demonstrations continue they say the government is too corrupt deal with poor public services and high unemployment . israel has bombarded empty training camps belonging to the military wing of hamas in the gaza strip israel's army says it was responding to rockets fired from gaza into its territory there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack no injuries have been reported and the exchange of fire those are the headlines more news coming up after whose truth is it anyway kenya africa uncensored is the. kind of. pick up the call we bring you the stories and developments that
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are rapidly changing the way we think so is it possible to actually. come. i. my name is stephen i'm an investigative journalist in brazil. it is a very challenging time to be a journalist right now because of our presidents. i think i think i think you did. it and. i.


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