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ok listen what these the proposal. we meet with newsmakers. the stories that matter is iraq. i'm richelle carey in doha these are the top stories on al-jazeera iraq's prime minister has officially handed in his resignation to parliament adela held an emergency meeting with his cabinet yass the lower house to debate his resignation saying you had no choice but to leave his post. i suppose my resignation was essential to diffuse and calm the situation in the country i hope the problem chooses a quick alternative because the situation in the country council in a caretaker government for too long the mahdi submitting his resignation has done little to call protestors around the country after weeks of unrest demonstrators
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clashed with security forces after trying to block a road in baghdad medical officials say 3 protesters have been shot dead and at least $58.00 wounded in the latest protest around to continue the protests until there is a complete overhaul of the political system. pressure is growing on malta's prime minister after a prominent businessman was charged in the murder of a journalist fetich has been charged with complicity in the murder of death in a car unit in 2017 it pleaded not guilty to this and other charges related to the case it's developed into a major political crisis for prime minister joseph muscat his chief of staff resigned this week amid reports he was being questioned by police. more information is emerged about the man who killed 2 people and a knife attack in london on friday it's known khan had been released from prison after serving half of a sentence for his role in a failed bomb plot the circumstances around his early release are now being review
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. hundreds of protesters have surrounded the police station in the indian city of had terrible bad we're formin accused of raping and murdering a 27 year old woman are being held there demanding the police and the suspects over to them woman's body was found on thursday morning under a bridge she had been doused in fuel and set on fire. a mob in the democratic republic of congo has killed 2 suspected rubbles in the town of benny in the northern keebler region crowd attacked a man and woman dressed in civilian clothes after guns and bullets were found in their bags they accused them of being members of the allied to mccraw to courses which is playing for killing more than 100 civilians in the past month the most recent attack on saturday claimed 14 lives catherine so as more of the latest attack and tama and says families there are afraid the rebel fighters might come back. residents are now feeling that it's safe to go and assess the situation we're also hearing that some of the bodies are mutilated others have their heads
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cut off and this is a situation that people have been talking about for the past week or so people very upset with what is going on that. are able to calm and carry out attacks yet we have thousands of soldiers in that area carrying out an offensive against a.d.f. we have u.n. peacekeepers in that area as well yesterday evening the 28 people who were killed this week. they're still very much in shock feel afraid that these rebels might come back and we've been talking to the governor of north cuba where benny's a territory in north kivu province will be talking to the governor about just what is going on. he said that this seems to be a strategy being employed by the a.t.f. they want to cause maximum panic and fear they want to show that bennie is ungovernable the security situation is out of control and they know that people are angry security forces so they're playing on that and they want to anger people even
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more so that we can see more protests going on. amazing demick slipping through samoa has now killed 42 people more than 3000 cases have been registered since the outbreak began last month officials say most of the victims were children under the age of 4. rates dropped in samoa in 2013 after 2 babies died because the back same is not administered properly. italy's coast guard has recovered bodies of 7 migrants who went missing after their boat capsized last week that raises the death toll 212149 migrants were poor from the water when their boat overturned off the coast of lampedusa hundreds of people have died in the mediterranean this year trying to reach europe from libya but for the headlines keep it here on al-jazeera more news to al-jazeera investigations is next. the goal.
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here is investigative unit is in the caribbean to expose a corrupt trade out that funds elections. dominic is prime minister has just announced the date of the next election. through . our investigation reveals how the sale of diplomatic passports helps keep politicians in our. definition of. prime minister acted as a broker in a secret deal. with. the current prime ministers of germany and grenada the said to have been paid by wealthy foreigners wanting to be
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diplomats something they strongly denied. really hot. and. we also asked it is to the united nations to meet the un's own standards on who should be a diplomat. and . now serving 20 years in jail helped pay for an election in return for a title. you're going to. july 29 t.
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our investigative team is in panama. to meet all of the serafin. he's a former prime minister of germany. france court of her desire the east just had meetings in dominique hoping to set up a secret deal the corrupt sale of a diplomatic passport he doesn't know our undercover team is filming. the real 'd story. progression for him. her. confidence for this person for the. serafin thinks our undercover reporter is a middle man or a wealthy european businessmen living in asia he's willing to pay to become dominique is ambassador to the philippines and intitled to
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a diplomatic passport. for the very trip took that course. all further and it's. only dominique is prime minister roosevelt skerritt could make that appointment after 15 years in power and 3 election wins he's now campaigning in a 4th election. serafin says he's already heard from a contact the prime minister's skerritt would expect to be paid. to the pick the. one from the couple for insulting. your wife was issued. characters are being. written from here for months and months or so.
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was 3 months earlier wearing dominique half the carnival wait for the election could be cooled any time in the next year and the floats already echo any campaigning. one band stands out there. is free booze on alpha and the only flight with a police escort thanks chris benz patron is prime minister scare it's wife thank you know who looks like seeing pro-government several belt out a clip says it's a direct attack on the prime minister. was that you feel if you had. a was the lyrics refer to a scandal involving the prime minister
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a criminal on the run and a diplomatic passport. al-jazeera can now reveal the source story that she's never been told all the quietly joked about. a few thank. you. thank you you. gave. my dominique a trade house was adventurous started in 2014 not in domenica was cough a world away. it was set up in malaysia to promote links between the 2 countries the man behind my dominique a trade house. was neither germany can normal asian but iranian alley raise amount
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for it. ali is a very flamboyant person. it's like a magnet he has a way of pulling people to him to show him this is richness this is power decide how you can succeed. my knowledgeable r. and his wife karen have never spoken before about what they witnessed 1st hand belongs to malaysian businessmen recruited by only one fred to run my dominique a trade house in kuala lumpur he says they organized lavish promotions attended by senior dominique and politicians who expected gifts. alice of modern parlance all of us led the way cartier watchers jewelry we had them bars of all autographed huge printed out with my dog treat all stamped on how much it was the value of each of those bones from 15000.
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after 6 months of hosting several domini can delegations one friend welcome dominique as prime minister roosevelt skerritt to malaysia he came with a present for fred. received his diplomatic passport to the hands of the prime minister and he came down the hall and he had a big leverage potty. mouths so i just got my passport promises given a passport. and iranian anyone for it was now domenico ambassador to malaysia. he was there hi i cloud like. he was taking his excellency call him excellency i can call while you. know you're going to call me x. and see the rules of diplomatic relations were laid down by the united nations in the vienna convention. ambassadors can live tax free in the country they're appointed to. diplomatic bags can't be opened. their homes in embassies
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combi searched. and ambassadors and. ringback one fred quickly exploits that at the my domain he could trade house office in kuala lumpur a rowdy party leads to a police raid 20 cops came out of there went straight to the office locked himself in the office. all he did was sold his diplomatic passport and said i'm a diplomat that's when i can he says walk around. the block say they paid for the house which became on fred's home and the domine can embassy we had to leave right behind his house on that 1500 bucks back out there and. making a record when he was complaining. it is a prime prestigious estate. on friend throws
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a house party and quizzes other ambassadors on the perks of his new job. ask him what immunity what protection what benefits can you carry cash with your back to be checked. we've obtained a secretly recorded conversation from the party it's between the then jordanian ambassador and ali mohmed fred. you are. especially us. our. common one.
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i think it is completely wrong to have a conversation about the purpose of guaranteeing is that you can conduct your business on behalf of a nation state without being interfered with mark stephens is an expert on diplomatic law. being an ambassador is somebody who represents a higher level and with the highest levels of privacy and integrity their country and their country's interests invariably that person is a citizen of a bashful with thomas sowell of the country who appoints them. to our investigation as found dozens of examples of caribbean governments pointing foreign is as there diplomats around the world. we find these small countries often of the bribes.
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we'll call high people with no connection no experience but international criminal. for some dubious reason the protection the sheer of diplomatic immunity and they buy it which is us and an international scandal geoffrey robertson was involved when the abuse of different passports 1st became known. he acted for the wife of a wealthy saudi she sued her husband for a divorce settlement in the. british courts but while we do farley didn't want to pay so how do you get out of a law that everyone else but very simple. sailed off to sent lucia and lo and behold. him he was made the ambassador to the international murder time over nice asian. and it never turned out for 2
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years never. again yet when his wife. application for money. claimed immunity diplomatic immunity is a shield now that was obviously on rangers a british court eventually agreed with his former wife diplomatic immunity didn't apply in a civil divorce case. criminal immunity only applies in the country an ambassador is appointed to. iranian ali manfred didn't know that when he thought a diplomatic passport was the answer to all these problems. those problems began on the nation island of level one in 201218 months before one fred set up my
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dominique trade house. my knowledge blahs family ran a shipping business in lahore on a limb on fred contacted him claiming to be an agent for the rainy and government wanting his help. in iran being a sanction they had problems in moving your. i specialize in a remote just ticks. my knowledge but as a solution to international sanctions on selling iranian oil was to disguise where it came from. ships will come in from iran loaded up with oil. we have n.p. dentist office outside. the mothership come alongside our thanks there were discharged all onto our storage facilities will all be stored out in the sea for months at farms we wait saul winter to come to china to surprise goes up. the sister ship of our lost sight of our thanks as it's a direct route straight charge we will be in china within 14 days. a week.
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after a year it became known china was buying uranium oil so they closed down the operation . didn't know it was mon fred was skimming off the profits stealing from his own iranian government. by 2014 and they were after him as an iranian citizen he was vulnerable to arrest he needed another passport morn for it would not if socks was source and phone call would come he would jump in and knock of the door slowly through ice water the way he had to fire not a citizenship. as. it's called citizenship by investment and it's a major source of income to the caribbean and european countries. it's legal the controversial. wealthy families from asia or the middle east and russia
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investors around a quarter of a $1000000.00 in luxury resorts or a government scheme in return they get citizenship and a new passport which allows visa free travel to many countries. on fred to acquire knowledge by law with him to germany to buy a passport through citizenship by investment to help on for its case well our primetime with other in. yes mint ideas for the island officials was so impressed they suggested to me seeing prime minister skerritt. i would not for 2 days i was in a casual mode in my shorts and t. shirt i had the or should that appearance from the front office get myself prepared since i was going to be the prime minister. says he he did most of the talking and
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reasonable scary immediately made him an offer not the kind of possible given to foreign investors but an upgrade to a diplomatic passport conversation skerritt says he doesn't remember why don't you be our ambassador at large. state or if there is a formal ambassador scheffer you know if i'm better at large i think like i said above this is man up or to show off with another said to me said. are you out of your mind and opportunity ideas if you decline to do it one for and say to you why he wanted to part of it but he said i get diplomatic immunity complete i don't have to worry about it here in your hands. we're investigating whether a fully domine can prime minister can broker a deal to make our candidate dominique his ambassador in the philippines and what
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it will cost we'll look in your ear for. our society maybe. getting a proxy for a little tour of the old circuit. on of the serafin confirms diplomatic passports can be bought even by criminals. you're certainly going to need overcharging for. his. integer his office mistakes. and so on plus there's. a. fear of education over those 1st years probably be then. a lot here in st. margaret is that there. are. those including up saying well a diplomat for dominique a bride to u.n. officials now jailed in america. entirely in francesco carollo gambling tycoon
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designated a u.n. ambassador awaiting trial for fraud after being on interpol's most wanted list. this is. why there are now so. i think it can a. mayor of those were clear for me and so it was all. so. much for all to see just. that a perfect world. and it would be really millions to do this to put mary passports to. and have that money go to the right place here or. only for you or i don't know what are we have fortunately or.
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our investigation will say takes us to grenada. prime minister key's mitchell has been in power for most of the last 25 years his diplomatic choices don't seem to conform to the spirit of the vienna convention that ambassadors should be nationals of the country and full time diplomats. many of grenada's ambassadors all foreigners with business links to the island. there's no suggestion these diplomats paid for their appointments. oleg fire at runs of the internet firm in miami. well grenada's ambassador to moscow. alcoa heads a global company while a unesco ambassador into paris. the weariest designated grenade is ambassador to france but never accepted by the french.
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swears he is one of egypt's richest men he owns the luxury silver satins on grenade is pretty cheap. he's now building phase 2 further along the bay. locals being expansion into the joining cameron park the last strip of public land leading to the sea. trend of the campaign in the south. the arcos all access made to the change. come on is a part of me it's a part of my life my child that early it's one of our national assets advantage so tap the spark. worker i was situation has happened in many countries where all the lovely sites were taken up with commercial development. residential become
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a 2nd class citizen and there is nowhere for them to really enjoy anymore. their fears were reinforced in 2017 when a draft resolution to protect cameroon for redevelopment was rewritten by the government. instead of having the part of the place for us to enjoy the fraternity they rewarded if this is true that all attempts have been made up to postulate that the investors expansion of this project so this is worrying where the government would go into that. there's no evidence nikki where is paid prime minister mitchell for his title. by contrast an american conman says he did pay for his ambassadorship. restaurant a is a serial folds who for a spell operated in the caribbean. david marshall runs the financial crime database
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offshore and that which investigated erik rest dyna. why would he want the diplomatic post bought when you operate like rest on it as you even know you're under investigation or you know that you will be under investigation at any given time so it provides a level of security. alert claimed arrests dinah promised prime minister mitchell a $1000000.00 handing over hoffa to swiss villa with a plan to ensure he wasn't double crossed his former head of security told me that he secretly recorded a video in order. restaurant to giving a briefcase with half a $1000000.00 of cash in $100.00 bills to keith mitchell. after it was secretly recorded restaurant it told the head of security that if he
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tries to with may of gotten by the balls and the head of security then put all of this down into some form of legal document is that rice for an affidavit i was given a copy of that. the americans jailed arrest on a fraud in 20 is 6 and confiscated the tape without making it public a judicial inquiry accepted prime minister mitchell's explanation he did receive cash but only $15000.00 for travel expenses. if mitchell just wants to enrich. at the expense of the people who voted him into power and it's disgusting disgraceful. impart to politicians use cash to win elections. and the new york socialite couple friends of the trumps who held 3 un ambassador
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ships for their products aboard the my 1st about. i. wondered to a t.v. special guest in conversation i am here because of colonialism from uninterrupted there's a sense of burden still having some legitimacy in terms of spreading knowledge and technology. something. horrific slavery. violence is power. tools it's the political wild card the consummately shapes world order the structure that is defended the cost. with the support of the people fall through the crushing of their will. people in power exposes the use and abuse
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of power around the world. on a. piece of the top stories from al jazeera iraq's prime minister. has formally submitted his resignation to the parliament but it's done little to calm protests around the country demonstrators clashed with the security forces after trying to block a road in baghdad medical officials say 3 protesters were shot dead and at least $58.00 where would it. well. i suppose my resignation was essential to diffuse income the situation in the country i hope that parliament chooses a quick alternative because the situation in the country can sustain a caretaker government for too long pressure is growing on malta as prime minister
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after a prominent businessman was charged over the murder of a journalist your gun family has denied complicity in the murder of daphne. back in 2017 it's developed into a major political crisis for the prime minister joseph muscat his chief of staff resigned this week amid reports he was being questioned by the police more information has emerged about the man who killed 2 people in a knife attack in london on friday or samoan car had been released from prison after serving half of his sentence for his role in a failed bomb plot the circumstances around his early release are now being reviewed. hundreds of protesters have surrounded a police station in the indian city of hyderabad where 4 men accused of raping and murdering a 27 year old woman are being held there demanding the police hand the suspects over to them the woman's body was found on thursday morning under a bridge she'd been doused in fuel and set on fire she had earlier called her family to say her motorbike had
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a flat tire. mexican police have killed at least 10 people in a shootout with members of a criminal gang the gun battle took place in the states of coahuila not far from the border with the united states after gang members began attacking local government offices 4 police officers also died the security forces will remain in the area for several days. a mob in the democratic republic of congo has killed 2 suspected rebels in the town of beni in the northern keven region the crowd attacked a man and woman dressed in civilian clothing after guns and bullets were found in their bags they accused them of being members of the allied to democratic forces which is blamed for killing more than 100 civilians in the past month the most recent attack on saturday claimed 14 lives the news continues here after al-jazeera investigations i'll have more news in about 30 minutes i'll see you then. you know what $1000000.00 u.s.
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'd dollars can do in an election. that could finance. huge warm publishes the new today paper in grenada he says his sources confirm the sale of diplomatic passports this helped keith mitchell stay in power. there is a gentle man who was like the middleman establish in the communication. between these individual and the government and he was telling me to kind of phrase it. is promoted by a sports. writer for fisher position. but when you talk about what a diplomatic class it was going for 1000000. and if that $1000000.00 was paid what it's going to get. these out of money is that the politician would then you say to some of his their constituency so one of people
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say we want a fridge we want a store. that's where the money is coming from. a number of times i've had people approach me asking when i can get a diplomatic passport because they know i hang around with all the prime ministers . you know food is spend years doing business in bed grenada and dominique. from the prime minister's i would suggest the trade of diplomatic passports is the most lucrative and the. first time i heard about this was a 15 years or so ago when the prize was 25000 and i went 250000 today as i understand it is 250000 unless your heart really hot in the press will go to well over a 1000000 hope in the same war criminal activities once it happens so the mood desperate for the immunity the more the price goes up exactly.
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right this is the sound yeah. this sign was full of project in grenada also linked to an ambassador role. said g.s.a. was the project that acronis they were the people who are bringing them iranian. or whatever you know north is here no we're very different. this site was meant to be an organic shrimp farm a government approved project for foreigners to invest in and gain citizenship. rebel. and offered a fair. arm in arm. related our it is our problem and. you know that dr laura. called david was working for the man in the project neo food so we would have employed $100.00 folks in the area that had the highest unemployment rate on the island so that had to be something going on in the island
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with a needed a big rock for the election because the election was coming up the. plans for the shrimp fum were announced by grenada's prime minister. i'm so proud of what we seen through it and look forward to it to see it as project take off in every sense of. the pm as we were walking out of that i said but i need your help for the approval process. and that's what the prime minister said the elections coming up. we take campaign contributions talk to my ministers how do you interpret that comment. that means they want a lot of money to make everything go ahead quickly. sarin down the swedish national. race the project funding both food and economy say dowdy told them he was offered an ambassador role saren was talking with his
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attorney. and his attorney who's very well connected with one of the ministers convinced him that he could become an ambassador for the u.a.e. from grenada how did he seem to feel about me he was like a little kid in a candy store without bottom stuff a pair of 8 or $900.00 shoes and the ground opening it had rained and it was muddy and these trips and throw in these beautiful fancy shoes. keith mitchell one in his 5th term in power but neither the ambassadorship all the shrimp farm ever materialized. sarin dowdy denied he'd been offered an ambassadorship and called it a vendetta by leo food also denied the money raised was missing that's now the subject of an investigation by the grenada government. keith mitchell said all the allegations about him will fall and came from political activists wanting to
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tarnish his name and hurt grenada. it's a 2nd meeting with all of his serafin who says he can broker a deal to buy a dominican ambassadorship he's already named the price and he's cut. i get my future 50 so is that 350000 or is that 45450 that is ok i don't forget. he says the 400000 will go to germany because prime minister roosevelt skerritt a secret slush fund to help win the next election expected within months. but you know not all things. by the us amounts the class. to the managers in the us like to. fly a flag. but you do that before.
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a trip to the all expenses paid. is little to. the public's for good or for there is. as. the ship. goes. off. is a really are. these will. scare it denies any corruption or illegality. he's building a new home. his family also had
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a base in new york across the river from the united nations but is the apartment linked to a secret deal for a diplomatic passport. the evidence for that starts with allison. who is nigeria's minister of petroleum resources. every nigerian will be touched by the rewards of the proceeds from the well said fully as later a last day in office she's facing allegations she looted billions of dollars of oil revenue fares self and corrupt to says see it's. the week before in london she's personally handed a dominique a diplomatic passport by prime minister skerritt. a passport which could shield her from criminal charges we found documents showing a few days later
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a shell company forms in delaware an american state laws mean the true owners of the company a kept secret. for months later that shell company buys the new york apartment the $2200000.00 with no mortgage. property records confirm the prime minister's wife melissa was a resident photos place the skerritt family there. allison me too achy and roosevelt skerritt strongly denied any link to the company the board the apartment roosevelt skerritt said the family resided there due to a kind gesture by an unnamed friend of his wife he strongly denied any wrongdoing and didn't ask or received any money from alice new. in dominique we've all said track the money trail linking prime minister scare it
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to another doubtful diplomat rainy and. among the documents that we've got are a series of emails about sending money from malaysia. and specifically to a petrol station in the town of portsmouth. it's owned by the non-fan family emanuel non-fan was among senior politicians who visited malaysia when manfredi opened my dominique a trade house there was also a key to the upgrade to a diplomatic passport some of. talk it over precision. was to be given. got an offer to use his company. he said well i've got a couple so mr bush said. within weeks of the trading houses opening in malaysia and the families phoning in emailing from dominique chasing money.
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he's saying that the prime minister is waiting. probably so this inquiry that basically goes to show that. all the dirty work for a prime minister. bank documents show $200000.00 is then paid into the account of months and service station. we no longer any doubt that this was a bird. and it matic paul was obviously. we don't use the word bribe well this used the word a token of appreciation but definitely without that he would not have got his diplomatic passport. the my domenica trade house opens in 2014 the year of dominique his last election. documents confirm a rally by prime minister scare its ruling party with entertainers and fireworks is paid for by the malaysian trading house as is the bill for printing the party's
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manifesto. 2 months later prime minister skerritt wins a 3rd term of office 3. days after that iranian on fred sends his the luminous thanks and appreciation to skerritt for making him an ambassador. emanuel on sunday night receiving any gifts that he and roosevelt skerritt called the payments entirely lawful campaign contributions and denied any wrongdoing and didn't explain why they were paid to his family service station. hungry heart they were just out not voting interest of the country. as a girl but this. corruption to the point where the interest is 90 percent per cell in the pacific countries.
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in the east of diplomatic passport holders is secret in several caribbean states and t. and barbuda have published their list there's no suggestion of illegality or bribes but again questions about who's become a diplomat. movie star robert de niro's was given the on a for attracting investment and celebrities to the islands. doll assad is a nephew of the syrian president has links to antigua unknown a 3rd economic envoy is colombian alex. we've seen confidential police documents outlining a multi-national investigation into moran. and financial documents showing huge amounts into 2 n.t. can bank accounts. there from his company's full of food program for
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venezuelans food boxes many rotten and infested with b. tools. and his prime minister gaston brown defended moran's diplomatic appointment only when the us indicted moran for money laundering unconnected to and did gaston brown revoke his friend's diplomatic passport brown didn't respond to our request for comment. on the. situation today where there is so terrible that right now it's. all a bit about this in terms of where. all those years well. after 3 months trying to arrange the sale of a diplomatic passport all of this serafin sends voice messages saying he's met his prime minister roosevelt skerritt. have concluded. the.
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prime minister. is very destructive. it's hurricane season and domenic perre is gearing up for an election serafin says the prime minister can't risk any more diplomatic disaster. there's been some revelations of. sportswear imprisoned. his former ambassador to malaysia is sentenced to 20 years in jail by tehran go home as he bought some one federal court know about 30 percent of the shots he bought tassy said be shot down should get the sunni. raise him and fred lost diplomatic immunity when he traveled outside malaysia and was arrested by the iranians. minister has been has been is train. very disappointed now for instance including the former minister of betrayal for
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nigeria. alison to a key appointee dominique is trade commissioner has $40000000.00 worth of jewelry confiscated this is government investigate. everything is in the hands of the prime minister. after the elections of course or is that a negative i don't know it is about. another breaking scandal involving a current dominique an ambassador to the united nations in new york. a buffet about supporting the wipers the bottom. fashion t.v. covers paolo's parties. reflects his very roles diplomat real estate broker and former model agent. who through you it's always a pleasure i'm a. connoisseur poli is an ambassador of the domine kathmandu
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grenada. he's social media showcases his friends in high places very high places he once worked for president trump and supposedly introduced millennia to her future husband. sam cody escorted trump when the president addressed the united nations. ambassador is also linked to a new resort in dominique funded through the citizenship by investment scheme. in a legal dispute he claims investors from countries covered by u.s. and u.n. sanctions of full citizenship. to develop this deny that but the charges also suggest that germany can government didn't do the required checks on who's eligible for a passport. prime minister skerritt denies that but it's still politically
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embarrassing coming from one of the many foreigners who are already his ambassador as. the climate right now as exacerbated in to the extent of fear and apprehension that normally stick can be made in any department but to clear this crucial pre-election there. we found around a dozen u.n. ambassadors who like. i'm not nationals of the caribbean states that appointed them . once again there's no suggestion of any illegality just more questions about who should be a diplomat and. billionaire it is a former ambassador. in paris facility. gary is also unesco ambassador this and lucia swiss school twenties convicted him of money
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laundering. brazilian model amanda made a un ambassador to grenada never heard paolo i love you. amanda he's also pony's wife. for you and appeal drug and i find rage that you would accept me as a poor. he takes the challenge reactions all member states member states don't like it but in the case of fake keeping max i think. reputation it must. follows them pony told us he and his wife were assets and brought investment to the islands greneda told us his wife amanda is no longer a u.n. ambassador. all undercover investigation into buying an
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ambassadorship in germany takes an unexpected and dramatic turn for a. while. all of this serafin dominique is expression minister says the outcome of the forthcoming election is too close to call. he says if we offer the opposition party a donation they'd appoint our candidates now ambassador if they win he tells us to cool the opposition party's lawyer. ok. sexist ok can you say you're speaking on his behalf david. lennox clinton the opposition leader could become the next prime minister within weeks. because father i thought. 6.
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pretty stressed on a candidate from bassett i would have to be of good character and help develop dominique his economy. so i just wanted to be true that you were you were aware of the conversations that o.j. had been having with my representative in panama. he's trusting so what i say how to say you're 100 percent happy with all of that. bernie then drafted a document stating that within $28.00 days of lennox linton becoming prime minister he'd a point to a man ambassador at large there's no mention of campaign donations. i would suggest that the dollar amount or. to discuss it in the form.
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and saw serafin means the payment agreed in panama to buy a diplomatic passport ok got it all figured out. in your. whole article. both bruni and serafin appear keen to avoid the direct involvement of the opposition leader he's campaigning on a platform of anti corruption. the gentleman prefers to create a buffer because he does not want to beat into canted at that stage. just a little. list of all. the requests should be the 1st 50 percent only from agreement will be what is expected at this time. they need it there is a country he should have. vigorous. serafin
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sends bank account details for his $50000.00 fee and $20000.00 follow it david bruni says will also handle money for the opposition. amongst could be assisting the leader and contribution called the father should be the. figure in the nation should the make up. we've obtained a 2nd document signed by both opposition leader linton and his lawyer that also promises an ambassadorship to another foreign national if the opposition win the election. early november 29th and prime minister skerritt finally announces the date you it shows a deplorable dominical for. those of you so much.
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it is a. result skerritt strongly denies speaking to all of us serafin about an ambassadorship calling his comments totally false scare it says he's suing lennox clinton for making similar statements. ceratin says he was speaking without authority name dropping to impress. the next linton said he knew nothing about serafin conversations with bernie and would never exchange an ambassadorship possible for money. david bernie didn't reply to up wearies. at. the end of carnival and is marked by a symbolic funeral this is winning calypso is all about corruption paying for power as our investigation shows that's not limited to any one party only one nation is.
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going to cut. cut cut. cut. any regime putting up to about its status for sale is morally bankrupt the tax. cut but. it's all business to give a mere. t.m. protection of crooks and criminals. it's a business where countries keep their list of diplomats from that i mean people elect me about sort of supposed to be representing the country that's what's the secret. secret agent ambassador except i can't make it in great. britain like.
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a real. live. an investigation of how foreign companies climbed africa's natural resources that russia is showing for them in a big question revealing how media's officials demand cash in exchange for fey this . week confidential documents provided to al-jazeera by wiki leaks are going to say but you committee i was part of the crunch and i'm not denying it al-jazeera investigations the anatomy of a braai. hello again welcome back to your international weather forecast well here across turkey it is going to be very messy wintry weather over the next few days and the reason being is we have a front that is coming in off the black sea breeze or winds out of the north
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temperatures will be falling as we go from sunday as well as into monday but starting here in ankara it's going to be a rainy and windy day for you temper of about 10 degrees by the time get towards monday the temp is dropping but you will be seeing more sun in the forecast out to the east though it is going to be quite heavy snow particularly the higher elevations and a lot of rain down across parts of iraq for baghdad you will see that rain as well your forecast is going to start with rain starting on sunday evening very heavy rain by the time we get to monday as well as some very gusty winds and tuesday a much better day with the terms of their of 1000 degrees where across the gulf expect to see some fog in the morning particular here in doha we're going to sing a high temperature of about 28 degrees so very nice conditions on monday though we could be seeing a rain shower to notice that we do have some clouds just to the north from monday to tuesday those clouds will start to shift a little bit more towards the south so rain showers could be in the area and then very quickly across parts of southern africa it is going to be quite hot across
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much of the area we're going to see johannesburg at 32 in durban with a temperature of 25. iraq's cabinet approved the prime minister's resignation now it's up to the parliament but protesters say they want the entire political system reform. come on peter w. watching al jazeera live from our headquarters here in doha also coming up 2 people were killed by a crowd in eastern democratic republic of congo this frustration over a spate of deadly attacks by armed groups there. a show of gratitude in hong kong.


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