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century jerusalem a rock and a hard place on al jazeera. chaos in the courtroom as sudan's former president around bashir is sentenced to 2 years in a reform center on corruption charges. on our intake of this is our jazeera live from london also coming up. this is set for a pull ups protests inside and outside the u.n. climate talks as major economies resist calls for bolder commitments to tackle global warming. protest rage on against india's new citizenship door with more buses torched and railway stations vandalized. and tens
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of thousands of santino protesters cram into a square in rome to put the squeeze on italy's populist leader a terror cell fini. dons former president omar al bashir has been found guilty of corruption and sentenced to 2 years in a reform center for 75 year old will not serve his time in prison because of his age the trial centered around suitcases found in bush's home filled with notes of multiple currencies worth more than $130000000.00 have a morgan reports from the capital car too. the verdict is announced following weeks of hearings in the corruption trial of sudan's longtime leader and ousted president bashir. regarding cases with the offer mentioned age of bashir the court sentences that depended 2 years in the community reform center and. that judgment was
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followed by chaos in courts with bush years lawyers and supporters rejecting that verdict the judge of bias but she denied in the thing and smuggling foreign currency soldiers searching his home after he was deposed in april found suitcases containing around $130000000.00 but she said much of the money was a gift from the saudi crown prince muhammad bin son man was during months of protests demanding the end of his 30 years in power demonstrators also called for justice and accountability for what they say is the sheerest many crimes many think the brady. bill shows that the legal system has not changed what about the protesters who have been killed in demonstrations against him for years what about those who have been sentenced to death and to prison for lesser crimes in contrast hundreds showed their support for the former president and he's now dismantled part. was supposed to stand against the 4 month old
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transitional government accusing leaders of failing to be inclusive and leading the country into with even chaos satyrs verdict isn't the end of former president bashir is legal problems while in prison he was charged with inciting and participating in the killing of protesters during the uprising against his government which started a year ago and just days before the verdict he was charged over his role in the 1989 coup that brought him to power all that's happening while many continue to call for accountability for other crimes they feel hold greater importance. fled from the western region of darfur 15 years ago and came to the cap. he's one of more than 2000000 displaced in the war that the u.n. says 300000 sudanese and which the international criminal courts categorizes as genocide. but gave orders for the killings
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for the rapes in darfur and the forced displacement i've witnessed villages being burned women being raped by militia men with my own eyes where is the justice for all that. many here see they've waited too long to see justice there they also see that the fact this year has been. gives them hope that it won't be too long before he's held to account for his other alleged crimes he does there are. a growing fears that international efforts to fight climate change are slipping into reverse as the annual u.n. climate conference drags on without agreement they cut 25 talks in madrid were supposed to wrap up on friday when negotiating is a fail to agree on major points neuters have been deadlocked over emissions reduction targets and how much money poorer countries should receive to cope with the impact of climate change service say the latest draft statement lacks the kind of commitments for major economies needed to inject new momentum into the paris agreement i think it's disastrous profoundly. the outcome the draft outcome that
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has been put forward by the chilean presidency is disgraceful it's completely unacceptable i don't know why they're afraid to stand up to. the world who are destroying the amazon and the donald trumps of the world that are pulling out of paris what is happening here is mind boggling and absolutely unprecedented on the extra day off talks. divergence from parties across the board this is set for a collapse unless we fix it in the next few hours. on barman telegenic clarke is at the conference and explains why nonprofit organizations aren't happy with the statements coming from delegates well when you get to this point of the conference after 2 weeks and they go see asians it's all about wording and vocabulary and it sure applies this time right now remember this conference is all about nations
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coming here and being prepared to in homes their ambition sharing and willing to enhance their ambitions for next year's conference in glasgow when the parents agreement really kicks in so last night's there was a draft text issued it wasn't perceived to be strong enough it was felt that the united states and brazil and japan had watered it down too much so they gave the same back to the drawing board they worked at it all night and enough the text was produce 8 o'clock this morning but again it wasn't enough because it only called for nations to offer to in holland's commitments to reduce carbon emissions as opposed to calling for them to reduce carbon emissions this is a very small issue semantics but that has enraged the ngos if they've said it's completely unfair it's unjust it's immoral it's pouring petrol on the fire. the u.k. and u.s. have issued travel warnings for northeast india as protests continue against
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a new citizenship law at least 2 people have been killed in the unrest over legislation which allows minorities from pakistan afghanistan and bangladesh to apply for citizenship but not muslims some demonstrators say the law will lead to an influx of foreigners to the border regions who will take jobs there and dilute the area's cultural identity others say it's part of prime minister narendra modi's hindu nationalist agenda to marginalize india's 200000000 muslims so i raman reports from new delhi. they gathered across the capital of a states of their message loud and clear the citizen amendment act and will see a as its note has to go. the president of india gave his assent to the cia on thursday the controversial law allows citizenship to be granted to minorities from 3 neighboring countries but the opposition says it discriminates on religious grounds and goes against india's secular constitution this bill is undermining our
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language and culture and i didn't deal with it the best i'm in the northeast. we have come here to save the constitution one of india's opposition leaders described the bill as dangerous multishot. prime minister narendra modi and home minister don't care this it is a ship amendment bill de brought in recently was shots of the soul of india is happening in assam and the northeast states of the country was in the days leading to the new law being approved protests erupted across the country the most violent in the state of a sob in the northeast several people killed a car set on fire and government buildings attacked. political leaders in the states of carola punjab and west bank goal of all said publicly they will not implement the law leading to a potential conflict with new delhi. it is the beginning of something very personal you know you 1st put a star then you put people to
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a ghetto then you finally take them to the point about this unfortunate it could be the beginning of what could result in. disenfranchisement of a very significant population in india. the numbers here may present the indian prime minister with his biggest challenge since august the 5th when he stripped indian administered kashmir the only state in india to have a majority population and it's all told to be that if his government won a historic court battle between hindus and muslims ownership of a disputed religious site i tell you. this the c.a.a. muslims are the only ones the law also provides inducement tumbles. citizenship critics say secular protections ingrained in the indian constitution are now under threat and it seems that a political social and cultural fight is on the cards for prime minister laurent
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remote and the indian government so robin al-jazeera. the violence in assam state has prompted japan's prime minister to perspire on plans to travel there for a summit with his indian counterpart and to modi at least 2 people are being killed during protests against the north and chopra spoke to the family of one of a. 17 year old musician was killed in police fighting in go hearty in the capital of us where thousands have come out on the streets to protest against indian government citizenship amendment act his family is india's they say they have lost their son a nice become a martyr in the largest struggle to protect assamese culture that by ensuring that no more migrants get indian citizenship and settle down in they don't want anybody else to protest the last all young men to stop the protests this incident has impacted the nature of protests and they have shifted from tire burning and rule blocking to more peaceful gatherings. there in the. middle he was just
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17 was he a criminal he was on his way back from the protest but then they shot him just like that why did they shoot him who gave them the right to shoot him these students are sitting on a day long hunger strike and such protests are going to become routine at least that seems to be the strategy of the biggest students' union and that's behind the movement these students say that they've been betrayed by these the more the that hindu nationalist party and that they may have made a mistake by watering the party to power they feel that the policies of this party and this government is against their interests and that government is not being given had to decimus people because they have no one votes them so illegally migrants do it we don't want banks and they don't fit with caring about our sentiments our issues but that's what it would say that we didn't need. to be treated as people are queuing up outside stations and cash machines the government
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has relaxed the curfew and most shops in the city of god have now reopened but the governments of the united states the united kingdom and canada have issued a travel warning to their citizens against traveling to the region the internet still remains suspended people here on the ground say that while they want to go back to work and send their kids to school their resistance is only going to grow. several activists have been injured in lebanon's capital beirut after security forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters hundreds of people gathered as part of the wave of anti-government demonstrations that have swept the country for 2 months broad police chased protesters in the street beating and detaining some of them after they tried to break into a barricaded area demonstrators say the angry it's a ruling elite that stew the country towards its worst economic crisis in decades. heavy fighting has been raging around libya's capital over the past 24 hours old
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honey. i have to has been trying to take control of tripoli for 8 months its forces have clashed with groups and with the internationally recognized government which is based in the capital on thursday have to call on his forces to advance towards the center of tripoli in what he called the final battle for the fiercely contested city. after the power. is still trying to accelerate his steps to invade tripoli our troops supporting the government of national accord will never enable him to do so we are firm on the ground and the main objective is to protect the civilians tripoli with its 3000000 citizens is the capital city for all libyans and this is the reason behind our main goal which is to protect the civilians and prevent happed off from entering tripoli. he watching us there live from london still ahead putting it to the people a national debate is launched in mali seeking a solution to increasing violence in the sahara region. and why residents in the yucatan peninsula could derail the mexican president ambitious train project.
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person back to cool down from 40 divine 35. but in the east it's big showers a day hopefully a good sing it so effectively dry to new south wales much of queens and queens and you can see such a huge thunderstorm it shows up even on the scale the same is true for parts of western australia but not the perth area but the massive cloud which is still front systems running through is there for the tory and for tasmania temps around about the 20 mark cloudy disappointing went for some particularly give tasmania now the breeze our forces still in the wrong direction for those still burning fires and the big showers are going to be in the right place to be honest it looks a generally dry picture come monday the thames as i say down to about $35.00 for
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perth a bit of reduction and only temporary. there's more rain to come in since i've lepage from the south on the news even though the breezes tuckey in from the north so it's not cold indeed to forecast and or 2022 in christchurch the rain of course makes it a rather different and that rain is going to be added to with a bit of wind from monday mostly for the south island and as deborah to talk after $23.00 winter proper has set in now in this part of asia with some starter cut for beijing for monday. in 2008 al-jazeera documenting the groundbreaking skiing. preparing some of india's poorest children for entry into its toughest universities . we return to see how the students and the scheme
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helping change the face of india. superfluity ananda 0. one of top stories here nonzero sudan's former president around bashir has been found guilty of corruption and sentenced to 2 years in a reform center the judge ruled that the 75 year old will not serve his time in prison because of his age. the annual u.n. climate conference cop 25 has run into trouble with international negotiators failing to agree on major points for talks in madrid were supposed to wrap up on
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friday but no deal has yet been reached. and protests have continued for a 4th day in india over a new citizenship law at least 2 people have been killed in the on rest and i just nation allows minorities from pakistan afghanistan and bangladesh to apply for citizenship but not muslims. at least 6 people have been killed in an overnight attack in the democratic republic of congo of the raid in the northeastern city of beni is being blamed on the rebel group allied democratic forces it's the latest in a string of deadly attacks which triggered protests against the congolese army and u.n. peacekeepers by residents who say they're failing to protect them it talks of disrupted efforts to contain an ebola outbreak in the region which is killed more than 2200 people mali's government has launched a national debate aimed at finding a solution to the increasing violence by armed groups in the sahara region across the border in 3 days of national mourning has been declared after dozens of its
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soldiers were killed in attacks linked to eisele this week when idris reports from mali's capital bamako. it's been a tragic week for countries of the central. funerals of taken place of 7200 soldiers killed by fight just leapt islamic state in the. it's a biggest loss ever suffered by the country in a day and its president promised the country will not forget their sacrifice. this is a man that is i have come here to express my feeling of revulsion on behalf of all my compatriots in the face of a war imposed on us by an enemy who has addressed us with nothing but aggression in a violent and treacherous manner this enemy took 71 of the nation's valorous children in neighboring nigeria but quite on fighters executed for aid workers kidnapped in july. in mahler's capital bamako a national dialogue is underway it's struggling with ethnic violence and the threat of groups in the north over the next one week delegates in this whole will try to
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discuss issues that are threatening to tear mali apart organizers hope that whatever is resolved will help bring peace to the country but the major problem is the absence of people some told to monist problems including the armed groups as well as a political position that is angry about the conduct and outcome of last just presidential election of a president to bribe. is hopeful that at the end of the talks here. choose peace and war. it will be a question for you to examine the country to see where the evil comes from and how to treat it you are a force of suggestion that and the country will expect that this meeting will improve the situation. but for now it's not clear of the president so sure answers are enough to convince everyone to embrace peace. there is anger and frustration of the street in reaction to the ongoing violence in the region despite the presence
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of international troops. it's not that we are obsessed about their departure what we want is a change of tact and policy there's so much killing so many orphans and widows anough is enough despite the presence of international forces attacks continue. your. game is fun it's playing here if is to entrench a new claim is enough if we say no in that case it should go. many millions have described the national dialogue as an important step but it's not clear if it will lead to peace and reconciliation in a divided nation comedy grease al-jazeera by michael. argyria is newly elected president has reached out to members of the country's pro-democracy movement following huge protests against his victory in a televised statement of the promised reforms and said he wants to start dialogue
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with the opposition protest movement to bunia was once argyria as prime minister received 58 percent of the vote but turnout was low to around 40 percent after a boycott by many argyria and who hope to see new faces among the candidates. thousands of protesters have rallied in bangkok after tyrell thora has moved to ban the future forward party demonstrations called on friday by the party leader who's a 41 year old billionaire it was the biggest protest in the capital since former army general try not to seize power in a coup in $24.00 team thailand's election panel asked the constitutional court to dissolve the future forward party accusing it of breaking the law by accepting multi-million dollar loans from its leader. thousands of lined the streets of main mass capital to welcome back to unsung sushi from the hague where she defended the country against genocide charges she did a team to the netherlands for 3 days of hearings theory which she denied the
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allegations and argued the u.n. court should not have jurisdiction mean mars accused of genocide during the 27000 military crackdown against rincon muslims which forced more than 730000 refugees to flee to bangladesh. a senior north korean military official says recent tests of defense technology are aimed at subduing nuclear threats from the us a statement came hours after north korea said it had conducted a crucial trial at a satellite facility state t.v. released these pictures of leader kim jong un overseeing the exercise is the 2nd test at the site in just under a week and comes a day before the top u.s. envoy for north korea is due to arrive in south korea for talks young actors given the u.s. a year end deadline to drop its insistence on unilateral denuclearization. the french president emmanuel markhor says he's pushing ahead with pension reforms
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despite a 10 day nationwide strike by transport workers in paris residents and tourists expressed frustration with serious delays on the city's transport lines the strikes led by france's unions currently have no end date another large demonstration is set to take place on tuesday opponents of the pension reforms say employees will have to work longer it receives smaller pensions but the government says the current system is on affordable. tens of thousands of protesters of crime and into a square in rome to denounce italian far right leader matteo salvini the rally was organized by the anti populist song danes movement it was established just last month in opposition to growing support in the north right wing coalition dr hamid reports from italian capital. it was the biggest rally there was of thousands of italians decrying the far right the duma to solve
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and his party that made the demonstration in rome was organized by a grassy been known as the start of d.n.a. it's barely a month old but has a ready managed more than $100.00 similar gatherings in italy and other european cities just meters girlfriends from the city of blown year have become didn't intervene as much which. we 1st got on the streets to protest against a form of political rhetoric that is disastrous damaging and dangerous we didn't discover death to many places iraq it's a league there is a serious problem of the lack of political representation is a big problem which at a moment we cannot resolve i step called to counter the rise of the far right that has appealed to lot about 3 to the most so that their reason a part of italy that is against racism and discrimination and fascism we should all be. there is a wave taking europe i fear it being here that we are starting to do something about it and avoid new worlds coming up on the. most of the people here are left
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wing voters who somehow feel let down by the traditional leftist parties this symbol of this movement is a sardine and it came after the founders called the italians the feel of the squares of the country like sardines. and the symbol spread like wildfire. first response was this but perhaps surprised by the rapid success of the movement down his rhetoric in his otherwise provocative social media video he's watching i think there is something good for him in in that sense something bad something good is that these people are protesting against him so ever more is of the center of italian politics is that the. let's say the leader and.
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fair were against him. this has so far 6 demands including more transparency in social media and then violent rhetoric in politics. we have no control of social media in italy. even using talk of no work for children to spread his ideology i think that for a politician to have such a direct platform with children is very dangerous. it's not clear where delusion goes from here or how it will keep the momentum but if anything it has revived the left of italy that many felt was helpless during the rise of the far right but at the commie al-jazeera road. police have officially named the 1st victim of the white island volcano eruption in new zealand 21 year old australian christian eve browett was visiting riyadh and with her family her father and sister both in hospital with serious injuries 15 deaths have now been confirmed from monday's eruption police divers are still searching for 2 remaining bodies around watch on
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and we've got to make sure that the planning process is more because meticulous for the reasons of previously but we're out to sea near the island near the jetty with the dogs what the playstyle squads being up here since early this morning and i'll be joined this afternoon by the night be dog squad with the means it is one intern back on saying. the mexican president just my and train project could be derailed this sunday by a referendum to decide its fate people living in the yucatan peninsula skeptical about the venture and say it poses environmental risks and threatens the land but under. or insists it's the poorest communities who will benefit by reports from mexico city. so their mexico is world famous for ancient archaeological sites like by link it and. once the cradle of the mayan empire today southern mexico is considered one of the most poverty stricken regions of the country now mexican
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president under this month. has proposed lifting indigenous communities here out of extreme poverty it involves the construction of a railway cold but in my or my untrained intended to increase investment and create thousands of tourism related jobs putting a town in the state of competitive indigenous farmers like him no myleene lopez are skeptical but this is that to me this land is invaluable for one it's my father's inheritance if this poorly named mayan train arrives i would feel invaded i would feel my space has been occupied because of the time if other people come they will want to displace us. much of this region remains a vast wilderness were ancient mayan ruins can be found scattered across the landscape and many here worry what it might mean for a railway to cut through more than 1500 kilometers of tropical jungle and the moment everyone talks about global warming and how we have to take care of trees and plant more trees or this mine train project would destroy many trees and bring me my tourists more tourists means more garbage and more consumption of water that
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we don't even have today the president has consistently defended his proposal saying that any potential negative impacts resulting from the project will be minimal the bridge at this point part of this project is important and will not affect them violent or archaeological songs on the contrary what we want is for the people to learn about the great artistic and cultural wealth of the city and to create jobs through to the. mexican president. says that a final decision on construction of the mine train will ultimately depend on a regional referendum insisting that it will be the poorest communities who stand to benefit the most from the $7400000000.00 railway project indigenous representatives from the 6 mexican states where the rail line will traverse say they haven't been given enough information from the government to make an educated decision. we have to be shown specific and clear studies of where the
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archaeological zones are we cannot say this project is good or bad we have to analyze the mexican government says construction of the mine train will take 4 years and help bring hundreds of thousands of jobs to one of the country's most overlooked regions. zita mexico city. quite minor the top stories on al jazeera saddam's former president around bashir has been found guilty of corruption and sentenced to 2 years in a reform center that josh. ruled that the 75 year old will not serve his time in prison because of his age a trial centered around suitcases found in bush's home filled with notes of multiple currencies worth more than 130000000 dollars the courtroom in the capital khartoum descended into chaos when the verdict was read out of his supporters chanted that the trial was political and ordered to leave or another rather.
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causes a verdict that is not based on the law book based on what happened in the streets the search will appeal this verdict the matter is open in the supreme court the law is still affecting trust in the law has not changed i trust in this court has changed completely because to be honest and our verdict is not based on any facts but based on what has been happening in the streets from lawyers the u.k. and u.s. of issued travel warnings for northeast india as protests continue against a new citizenship law at least 2 people have been killed in the unrest over legislation which allows minorities from pakistan afghanistan and bangladesh to apply for citizenship but not muslims some demonstrators say the law will lead to an influx of foreigners to the border regions. there are growing fears that international efforts to fight climate change are slipping into reverse as the annual u.n. climate conference drags on without agreement a cup $25.00 talks in madrid were supposed to wrap up on friday but negotiators
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have been deadlocked over emissions reduction targets and how much money poorer countries should receive to cope with the impact of climate change. heavy fighting has been raging around libya's capital over the past 24 hours or 24 have to has been trying to take control of tripoli for 8 months his forces have clashed with armed groups allied with the internationally recognized government which is based in the capital on thursday have to called on his forces to advance towards the center of tripoli in what he called the final battle for the fiercely contested city. there's the top stories do stay with us talk to al-jazeera with malaysia's prime minister had to mohammad is up next buy for now. counting the cost of i.m.f. large tax cuts for big business is that a stereotype for the poor is just the perfect cocktail for street protests speak to the vice president of ecuador plus cameos cash crunch the competition lining up
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take netflix crown counting the cost on al-jazeera. might all. you in the world is all good to see. right dr mahathir mohamad served as malaysia's prime minister for 22 years from 1901 to 2003 but the 94 year old veteran politician returned to politics a few years back to oppose the political force he was once paul told the national coalition we should leave malaysia since its independence from britain in 1970. during mahomet's 1st 10 years malaysia's prime minister the country experienced the pure bred people in a station and economic growth for the country's diverse population millions of muslims hindus.

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