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where every new. report suggests democrats in the u.s. house of representatives have agreed to present 2 articles of impeachment against president trump. to al-jazeera live from doha i'm melting down there's also coming up. the presidents of ukraine and russia agree on another ceasefire but there's still more to be done to end the 5 year conflict. celebrations in argentina ahead of the official return of the peronist party last. year's zealand police altered criminal
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investigation into the deaths and injuries of victims on the white island volcano. but 1st new reports from the us say the democrats in the lower house of congress have decided to present 2 articles of impeachment in their bid to remove president trump from office this follows what was expected to be the last public hearing before the articles are announced more now from mike hanna in washington. at an evening function the speaker of the house nancy pelosi refused to confirm that articles of impeachment against president trump had been agreed upon earlier she met with the chairman of the house committees to decide exactly what these articles were going to be a formal announcement as to these articles is expected in the course of tuesday
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however various agencies including associated press and the washington post report that the democrats have agreed on 2 articles of impeachment one on abuse of power the other on obstruction of congress now if these are indeed the articles that will be introduced it indicates a very narrow form of impeachment focused on president trumps dealing with the ukraine and the allegation that he used his political position his position as president of the united states to get political information on an opponent for the next u.s. election then did the structure of congress charge would deal with the white house as attempts to interfere in that ongoing investigation into the ukraine situation their refusal to give witnesses their refusal to provide documents that had been subpoenaed now this could all move very quickly indeed there could be a vote in the judiciary committee as soon as thursday that would then see
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a vote being taken on the floor of the house the following week and that in turn could lead to a trial in the senate in very early january. for now on the public hearing of the house judicial committee from another of our correspondents in washington castro. fireworks inside of monday's impeachment hearing likely the last before the house judiciary committee draft articles of impeachment came not just from protesters but also republican members committed to showing that they believe the proceedings against trump are a sham. to schedule not to consider made a ruling it would or to appeal to them and was going to try to overturn the results of an election were not elected people to the gentlemen less than the witnesses were attorneys for both parties and though the facts were the same that trump froze military assistance to ukraine then asked its president to launch investigations
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into trump's political opponents the interpretations of those facts couldn't be more different president trump use the powers of government for domestic political airing to put his political interests above that of the nation and each a president who's $63000000.00 people voted for over 8 lines in a call transcript is boni it's unclear who the lawyers are trying to convince members of the house judiciary committee made up their minds long ago along party lines democrats hold the majority and will draft articles of impeachment likely by next week if the president puts himself before the country violates a president's most basic responsibility he breaks his oath to the american people. if you put some south before the country in a manner that threatens our democracy and our our privacy the american people requires us to come to the defense of the nation trumps attorneys declined an
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invitation to attend the hearing signaling deliberately defend the president before the senate in a likely trial in january it's a disgrace to our country it's not how things republicans hold the senate majority which means that obviously a conviction in the sun will fall well short of the 2 sorts requirement to remove president trump from office and i think you would likely expect that it would be entirely a partisan vote outside the ivory domes of the u.s. capitol polls show the american public is also strongly divided by party voters who identify as democrats strongly support the impeachment republicans are strongly opposed that about split the population evenly in halves with opinions unchanged since the beginning of this impeachment inquiry republicans say trump speight should be decided by the people in next year's elections but democrats say because trump is accused of soliciting foreign interference in those very elections he must
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be held accountable now heidi joe castro al jazeera washington meanwhile the f.b.i. has been cleared of political bias in its investigation of contacts between presidential campaign and russia but the justice department did find a number of errors in how the f.b.i. handled the. al-jazeera as particle hane reports. it's been a bit of a montra from the u.s. president trying to discredit the investigation into his campaign's potential collusion with russia there was absolutely spying into my campaign to go a step further in my opinion it was illegal spying unprecedented spying now this report from the justice department's inspector general says it wasn't that the investigation was launched with credible information and that the people behind it did not have political bias or improper motivation a headline heralded by democrats this. week so.
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i think there's spying did occur but the head of the justice department the attorney general william barr is dismissing that conclusion sending out a statement writing the inspector general's report now makes clear that the f.b.i. launched an intrusive investigation of a u.s. presidential campaign and the thinnest of suspicions that in my view were insufficient to justify the steps taken the report says the f.b.i. did make mistakes agents withheld a lot of information about carter page a trump aide when trying to get surveillance on him approved that's something the president and his allies are focusing on instead this was an attempted overthrow and a lot of people were in on it. and they got caught they got caught red handed i look forward to the durham report which is coming out in the not too distant future it's got his own information which is this information plus plus plus the president
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disregarding what the report actually says pinning his hopes on the next one a u.s. attorney has been tasked to prove what the president says is true even though this one after reading a 1000000 documents and interviewing 170 of the key people involved insist it isn't patty calling al jazeera washington. the foreign ministers from egypt from inferior. answer dan say they'll return to washington next month to try to reach agreement on a key dam project is here he is building a huge multi-billion dollar dam on the river nile but egypt fears it'll threaten its walls and security in us it was made after officials from the 3 countries met u.s. authorities and the head of the world bank on monday. well russia and ukraine of a greater implement a cease fire in eastern ukraine by the end of the year russia's president met the new ukrainian leader in paris for their 1st formal talks fighting in eastern
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ukraine between moscow back separatists and ukraine's army has killed 14000 people within the last 5 years that reports. ukraine's recently elected president was greeted by french president emmanuel micro at the lease a palace selenski flashed a peace sign as he prepared to meet vladimir putin for the 1st time the russian leader arrived shortly afterwards for talks aimed at paving the way to peace in eastern ukraine. outside the elisei police tackled and putin protesters while inside macro and german chancellor angela merkel sat down to mediate before selenski and putin met one on one after nearly 9 hours of talks the leaders agreed to a cease fire by the end of 2019 a prisoner swap and to hold another summit in 4 months but there was little common ground on eastern ukraine future putin wants a special status for the don't pass region led by russian backed separatists. to
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synchronize the negotiation process with google search on the 1st of all it means amendments to the constitution that will ensure a special status to donbass on constant terms need to prolong the agreement of specials that this of several regions of the it should have constant character as agreed in the minsk accord selenski made it clear that he would not compromise ukrainian sovereignty. i want to establish the principles that i'll never violate as ukraine's president and that the ukrainian people would never accept the federal laws ation of ukraine is impossible ukraine is a sovereign state. more than 13000 people have been killed in the 5 year war in eastern ukraine between government forces and russian backed fighters close to the front line weary residents in the city of donetsk said they were cautious about the talks. most of the things should be decided through negotiations and not through
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war i see the world like this should be stopped because it is difficult to live here it is difficult morally and psychologically we need peace and tranquility. this some it's been a delicate balancing act for all sides but particularly for selenski the former t.v. actor made ending the war in ukraine one of his campaign promises but he's been under pressure at home not to give in to russia's demands for months protesters have gathered in kiev to urge selenski to stand up to putin is more experienced rival. i'm not happy with president's actions on the international stage at the moment i do not understand why he went to the normandy summit and what he can bring back the french president called the conflict in ukraine an open wound on the european continent the summits may not have offered any major breakthroughs but the fact that putin and selenski had agreed to come together at all was seen as progress and
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a step to building trust. al-jazeera paris a chilean military cargo planes disappeared with $38.00 people on board it took off from the southern city of. heading to a base in antarctica a session rescue team has been deployed. still to come here and around the world anti doping agency hands russia a 4 year ban from only just sporting events and forced to flee their homes in eastern australia bushfires sent thousands looking for safety for their family. and again we have severely unsettled weather across much of the middle east
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slightly to the north end of town china all of the satellite cold air in place as well of course further to the north. as they work in the way 1st of all on tuesday through the eastern end of the mediterranean across into syria rain and also some snow to those higher elevations and then quite a bank of cloud working its way through much of iraq through q q a city quite likely on choose day that rain system work its way further south as we go through wednesday and on through the week so does clear quite nicely wednesday away from q 821 celsius is the high but there's another system just really beginning to work its way through the eastern end of the med but in between not a nice warm day in beirut as well with a high of 20 wanted to greece so that rain working its way south was that will have some impacts that nicholson to bahrain and castle as we go through choose a fairly widespread this rain and could be quite heavy at times as well but it does work its way slowly towards the south and the east we could you see one or 2 scattered showers and then pushing on into areas of the u.s.
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this abu dhabi 25 celsius on wednesday september across into doha meanwhile southern africa plains you're right in the 4 calls to keeping things very unsettled but again fairly warm and johannesburg at 25. with a sponsor down to. the shocking treatment of disabled people in rumanian still. run care in this cages you cannot have access to a toilet or water institutions funded by the european union he has his hands and his feet tied to the bed 5 years after highlighting these abuses people in power returns to romania in a 2 part series and discovers the scandal runs further afield europe's recurring shame on al-jazeera.
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covers a 2nd look at the top stories here in. new ripples from the usa democrats in the lower house of congress will announce 2 articles of impeachment against president trump later on tuesday abuse of power and obstruction of congress now this follows what's expected to be the last public hearing of be impeachment inquiry by the judiciary committee. and the u.s. justice department has found no evidence of political bias by the f.b.i. when it investigated contacts between donald trump's presidential campaign and russia in 26 c. and russia and ukraine have agreed to implement a full cease fire in eastern ukraine by the end of the year 14000 people have died in the 5 year long conflict. and we have some breaking news now from new zealand
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the police there are launching a criminal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths of several people in a volcanic eruption that at least 5 people were killed 8 others are still missing after the eruption on why style and 31 people were injured number of those with burns to moments. 70 percent of their bodies and the police suggest it's unlikely they'll find any more survivors live now to jessica washington she's in or claimed in new zealand and jessica 1st of all what's behind this criminal investigation. the information about these criminal investigation is still unclear the latest that we've heard from authorities is that there will be some sort of investigation into these 5 deaths but they have not yet at this stage determined the scope of this investigation now this comes after new zealand's prime minister just sent also
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commented that she too would be asking questions about whether tools should have been operating to white island in the 1st place she has indicated that she will ensure those questions will be answered in due time but for this moment the focus is very much on that recovery effort all right. as it comes down to the math doesn't it really if there were 33 people thought to be on the island how many people remain missing and how many people. are likely to survive given that they have severe injuries. martín we know that there are 5 confirmed deaths at this stage among those 3 of those people are believed to be australians there are still people who are believed to still be on the island now initially when this disaster did happen of course this was announced as a rescue operation hours later it was renamed as
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a recovery operation it is believed that of course there are no survivors left on that island now those who did survive were taken to hospitals around new zealand we believe it was 7 hospitals that they've been transported to including this one behind me this is middle moore hospital where the burns unit is at capacity and that is the case for many hospitals around new zealand we've heard that there are of course people with severe injuries including among the patients who are at these burns injuries some who have burns to 70 percent of the surface area of their skin all right thank you very much indeed jessica washington live from and. people living in parts of eastern australia have been forced out of their homes as bush fires continue to spread around $85.00 of them are currently burning in the state of new south wales half of those remain contained conditions are expected to
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get worse because of extremely high temperatures and strong winds the country's biggest city sydney was once again cloaked in thick toxic smoke from. andrew thomas has more now from one of sydney's most iconic viewpoint. the people behind me have chosen this spot for their wedding because ordinarily it has one of the most iconic views in sydney the harbor bridge and the opera house both from the hidden by the smoke here that hold the ship in the harbor and the captain he or she is going to blow their horn to warn other boats that they're coming this is becoming the new normal in sydney this dense smoke its intensity does vary day and this is particularly bad but people are waking up expecting to see it and many people now in the city you see walking around in face masks even a gas mask this smoke is all coming from these huge follows these wildfires bush fires burning to the north of sydney and burning to the west they've been going now
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for weeks and when the wind goes in a certain direction it brings the smoke straight over this city that is a particularly hot day and as a day goes on it's expected to get particularly windy as well which could really player up those fires they could get an awful lot worse problems threatening lives i mean sydney is choking. the world anti dating agency. and russia from only just sports events for the next 4 years including the olympics and the football world cup but the door remains open for some russian athletes individually to compete the bunnings explains. how to deal with russian dumping is the problem won't support just cannot find a way to solve world anti-doping agency wada has tried and failed to pave the way probably integration and off the continued subterfuge its executive committee voted unanimously to impose a 4 year ban on completing in and hosting major sports events this includes the
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tokyo olympics and the football world cup in qatar russia has afforded every opportunity to get its house in order to rejoin the global and you don't think community for the good of it star search and for the integrity of the sport but it shows in stage a different route crucially this ban applies only to the russian flag on them until 9 meaning controversially russian operates and teams can still compete under a neutral flag this was the case that the 26 team with a olympics and winter games in pune trying last year it's not clear yet as to how this would work at the world cup should they qualify that same representing russia cannot participate right seem off neutral if there's a mechanism put in place and neutral they can apply to subpoena on a neutral basis not just represents to suppression this won't satisfy waters athletes committee which believes only a blanket ban of all washing not that it's
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a problem that is now dragged on for more than 5 years straight back doping by russian emerged of the vessel she winter olympics in $24.00 to effectively poisoning the guns to show medal winning prowess under president putin russia's doping authority has $21.00 days to appeal the lightest bond with the court of arbitration in switzerland has the head of research admits there are problems and is calling for reform just means that we need to change our approach there is no other way because we need to allow our athletes to live the filling lives in sport stop making life a nightmare for athletes. there are many. who do not welcome borders punishment just the new you know this is a biased decision a politically motivated decision in my opinion the russian biathlon union and russian sports as a whole have contributed greatly to the anti doping program likely we took every test everything our athletes have been checked all the way through and no concerns
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have been raised whatever happens in an appeal there are legal loopholes for russia to return rights to host events the already been a great wife is euro 2020 football games and. unlikely to be moved because she wife is not a signatory to the water and while this latest ban will remove some russian athletes from big events what cannot be removed is the suspicion and distrust of the sport at the time carolyn picks and beyond. that the british prime minister barak johnson is facing a new criticism for his response to the case of a child 3rd been admitted to a hospital in leeds as in the north of england the 4 year old boy with suspected new mania was left alive on the floor for hours just on a pile of clothes because there were no beds the fate has come to represent issues that many voters have with the national health service while
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a journalist confronted mr johnson with a photograph of the boy on his phone and this is what happened. making people buy the b.b.c. if you need to make. the 5 so you need to be making investments now and that's why we're putting for people. suspected of pneumonia i have every sympathy with the fight so you take my phone put it in your pocket prime minister his mother says the n.h.s. is in crisis what's your response so i think it's a terrible terrible fighter my politics obviously to the families. who have term expenses in the interest. activism also has staged a sit in at the office of the prime minister joseph muscat to him and his immediate resignation. demonstrators say they want a proper investigation into accusations that his chief of staff knew about or was involved in the murder of an anti-corruption journalist muscat says he will leave
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office next month. now in india a controversial citizenship bill has passed or its 1st stage in parliament the proposal or is geared towards granting citizenship to those fleeing religious persecution but excludes muslims some say is the governing hindu nationalist party his latest attempt to sideline muslims in india and show vora reports from new delhi. ali says his wife committed suicide while he was being held in a detention center accused of being an illegal migrant he says his son lost his shop because of the stigma attached to being a member of what's considered to be an outside his family and that he himself is often so depressed he thinks he may have lost his mind. i can't pin properly know a current life in the detention center was very hard the moment. the names of
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both ali and his son are missing from the national register of citizens a list of who is and isn't an indian in the state of. many other muslims are also worried they may be forced into state lessness. especially as the indian government takes the citizenship amendment bill through parliament. the bill says that hindus christians sikhs janes and parsis who faced religious persecution in afghanistan pakistan and bangladesh should be granted indian citizenship but it excludes muslims are moral duty of the state to provide for. if. this is. the thousands gathered to protest against the bill in several states in india describing it as a discriminatory legislation intended to target. the bill is intrinsically linked
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to the national register of citizens analysts say as the indian government makes it mandatory for all indians to register it offers muslims no protection it is unacceptable not only because it is in the minority not only because it gets lost lives not only because it is unconstitutional but because it is against the very idea of. members of opposition parties have accused the government of the people many political analysts politicians in this government want to know why this bill that's meant to protect persecuted minorities does not include muslim. this is citizenship on the basis of religion is taking any other step too far from being a secular state and closer to being a nation. however some hindus are also against it. father was detained and accused of being an illegal migrant he fell ill in
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a detention center and died but his son wants his father's dignity restored not because they were religiously persecuted bengali hindus from bangladesh but because they are indian. al-jazeera new delhi for the authorities in bosnia have delayed the closure of a migrant camp. for living by e.u. officials and rights groups on sunday police have begun to relocate some of the 800 people who live in the. camp but many of them refused to leave they want to be sent to croatia which is a member of the european union. in argentina supporters of the peronist policy is celebrating its return to power in one aside as many supporters dressed up as ever paid on the wife it's a former time president won bet on the occasion president elect i'll bet often and is will be inaugurated later on tuesday until days of was their.
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elected reps and i got a fair amount of rationing just hours away and we're told the president told him when to and dozens of people are gathered here at the table they don't i'm one they don't argentina from back in the ninety's he came in a way to prevent. social justice and equality the people here say that they don't get to hard on terrorism coming back to power here when i back up for not encumber president cristina fernandez de kirchner advice precedent you're going to without the law. we peronist one social justice equality and an end to poverty unemployment and sovereignty above all else where you haven't been serious question but also fear and a faint flush the last saturday perhaps and now we still might be there was a fair way party here with people who were afraid about what's coming next in
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argentina if somebody came to power with the promise bring economic growth in this country but it wouldn't be leaving when you very high grade inflation and that the fire none of it coming when a very big economic challenge and the possibility of default restructuring argentina going down and the real. play showed argentina us economy had been in recession somebody every race had been on the right as well inflation and that's why all the meat gone obvious main priority. time to take a look at the top stories here about his error and then within the past hour we've heard that police in new zealand have launched a criminal investigation into the deaths and injuries on white island the prime minister said there were no signs of life left on the island after the volcano
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eruption on monday 5 people were killed 8 others remain missing. we're doing all we can. we really confident of the expertise we have in the program but it is possible that not all of them or not all of the patients will survive but at this stage everybody is receiving the care that they require in 27. a boon to the. body that is greater than 30 percent that will mean that there are admitted to most experience you know so that's the majority. 27 or 31 are eligible for treatment in the national burns unit the very high skill we can provide new reports from the us say democrats in the lower house of congress will announce 2 articles of impeachment against president trump later on to say they are abuse of power and obstruction of congress and follow what's expected to be the last public hearing of
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the impeachment inquiry by the judiciary committee and the u.s. justice department has found no evidence of political bias by the f.b.i. when it investigated contacts between donald trump's presidential campaign and russia but the justice department did find a number of errors in how the f.b.i. handled the inquiry russia and ukraine of agreed to implement a full cease fire in eastern ukraine by the end of the year the 2 leaders met for the 1st time formally in paris. a chilean military cargo planes disappeared with 38 people on board it took off from the southern city of port the other end and was heading to antartica a search and rescue team has been deployed arrive today those are the very latest headlines from us here at al-jazeera coming up next is the stream. we were told that between russia has this been addressed by turkey we listen
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