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disappearance and. now 20. 0. 0 i maryam namazie you're watching the news hour live from london coming up but this is what the end result is. president fasts in his own personal and in future make charges taking aim at democratic senators pulling them dishonest and the wrong. 24 hours of violence for palestinians shot dead tensions rise in the wake of the u.s. president's controversial plan for the middle east. new figures from the chinese region of war han show the number of new cases of the coronavirus has dropped for
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the 1st time. in doha with your school to lympics organizers say will rely on facts and not fear with coronavirus through the games prospect editions crickets of plato and security fear of the match in pakistan. hello a variable welcome to the news hour our top story the u.s. president has used a speech at the white house to celebrate his acquittal on impeachment charges but has also launched attacks on his political rivals in an address which could set the tone for his 2020 lection campaign donald trump's remarks were unscripted off the cuff and at times profane and his main target was democrat senators who brought the impeachment trial to a republican controlled senate. these people are vicious adam schiff is
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a vicious horrible person nancy pelosi is a horrible person and she wanted to impeach a long time ago when she said i prefer the president i pray for the president pray she may pray but she prays for the opposite they took a phone call that was a totally appropriate call i call it a perfect or because it was. and they brought me to the final stages of impeachment but now we have the orders were i never thought a word would sound so good it's called total acquittal. following all of this our house correspondent kimberly and the impeachment process might have reached its conclusion but president trump is still fear eous about the trial. yeah he used his victory lap if you will not only to celebrate his acquittal but also to lash out at those he feels have wronged him in fact he really
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took to take aim at 3 democratic politicians in particular mitt romney our rather a republican from member of his own party the only one who voted along with democrats on one of those articles of impeachment to remove the president from office but he also lashed out at house speaker nancy pelosi the democrat who launched this impeachment inquiry and also the man that oversaw it one of the lead impeachment managers adam schiff now it was quite a contrast because back in 1999 following the acquittal of president clinton his statement was very very short it was very contrite which he apologized to the american public for his personal actions that set this chain of events in motion donald trump did none of that in fact the only apology that he uttered was to his family for the essentially having to endure the allegations and investigations along with him so it was quite a remarkable moment as you point out at times the president used profane language it certainly has set the tone for what we expect will be
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a very long reelection effort by a president trump all the way to november what are we likely to hear from the republicans going forward it's now. well it's interesting the republicans have repeatedly been asked about the fact that they blocked witnesses in the senate trial blocks of the effort for new evidence to be entered and whether or not the president's conduct was appropriate of that of a president whether or not he abuses presidential powers as democrats alleged this is something they simply didn't want to talk about the entire time they would not argue the facts instead they would argue the process so now it appears the democrats are set to take their case to the american public who will ultimately be the jurors in november and whether or not donald trump becomes a one or 2 term president. thank you very much i want house correspondent kimberly healthcare bring us all the latest on that well now to our headline the israeli
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army says it's sending around a 1000 will soldiers into your combined west bank after a surge in violence over the past 24 hours that plane crashes in several cities that are between palestinians in the israeli army and 4 palestinians were shot dead in separate incidents he's right the military has arrested a palestinian man who's accused of driving a car into a group of israeli soldiers in west jerusalem 12 soldiers were hurt in that attack is in ramallah and explain some of the incidents that unfolded on thursday. the tensions started in the morning after the israeli army has raided the city of janine north of the occupied west bank where confrontations have erupted between the palestinians and the army and 19 year old palestinian was killed and he was later relayed to rest another palestinian a policeman a father of 2 was also killed and as we've seen from the surveillance video he seemed to be standing in a police station doing nothing at the time of his injury and dates or his death
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it's not sure whether his family is going to be allowed to enter the west bank from jordan to attend his funeral now more than one in more than one occasion confrontations have been emptied between the palestinians and israeli army medical sources tell us that there are around 80 palestinians who are wounded now in other news the post but its really army has been grieving several towns and villages in the occupied west bank they say they are looking for a palestinian who was injured in israeli soldier in a shooting attack here near ramallah well al jazeera high force it is in west resentments as the palestinian leadership is blaming trumps plan for the middle east for this recent unrest. as far as the the reason a lot of people are pointing to the fact that it is just 9 days after the revelation or the unveiling of the u.s. peace plan there had been talk about possible violent reaction to it or an
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escalation of tensions at least of course it's difficult to draw a direct line but that's certainly the message coming from the palestinian president mahmoud abbas his office saying that the trump plan has created this escalation in tensions we've seen a couple of incidents in jerusalem in occupied east jerusalem earlier in the afternoon there was a palestinian citizen of israel from haifa in the north of israel he got very close to an army checkpoint as risky forces checkpoint just outside the luxor mosque compound and it is the temple mount to jews he pulled a gun out of his pocket shot out a group of israeli forces there injuring one likely he himself was shot and killed and that came just a few hours after something that took place in the early hours of this morning a suspected running attack on a group of israeli soldiers who were on their way to a swearing in ceremony at the western wall this was in west jerusalem the driver
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got away one soldier seriously injured 12 injured in total the car discovered in beit jalla in the occupied west bank and there were raids and searches in bethlehem with some confrontations with palestinians resulting from that meanwhile senior white house adviser jared cushion is in new york to break the united nations security council about that u.s. plan and diplomatic editor james bays has more on this now from the u.s. mission to the u.n. . ambassadors here made it clear to me that they were for this meeting in listening mode so i don't think they'll be much confrontation around lunch table the problems i think will become next week which is the big test for the release of the troubled good astray should and that's because they'll be a formal security council meeting them in the security council chamber and president mahmoud abbas will be here in new york for that meeting the other
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promised in years in can do conjunction with tunisia we're told arab member of the security council in turn to bring a resolution to that meeting to reject the trouble we know how the u.s. will respond they will use their veto that's almost certainly how the of the members of the security council respond i think is very very very important for the trouble. still ahead for you on this news hour from london turkey is to send more reinforcements to as the syrian government continues its and rods on the country's last rebel held stronghold also. barca in the island where record numbers of families are now living in emergency accommodation the country's housing crisis is central at this year's general election. and in sport the race for the playoffs heats up in the n.b.a. as miami take on the clippers.
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the world health organization is saying it will hold a summit next week so that the world's top scientists can present their data on finding a vaccine for the corona virus while there are signs that the number of new cases is dropping they say that it's still too soon to say if the outbreak has reached its peak or not meanwhile chinese authorities are still battling to treat patients with the virus a 2nd new hospital with 1500 beds has just opened outside there are reports that china might even delay its biggest political me. using the national people's congress in this would be the 1st time that's ever happened thousands of members waiting to meet top communist party leaders in beijing in march and then china's state media says that the virus has been confirmed in a new born baby that's the other important development a mother tested positive and was separated from the child immediately after giving birth adrian brown has the latest now from hong kong.
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china is on a war footing. video on social media shows streets in where the virus originated being sprayed with disinfectant. but questions linger over how china's government is dealing with this invisible enemy few countries can marshal the resources now of china's disposal and that's the thrust of the narrative on state controlled television but hospitals are swamped with an acute shortage of beds gymnasiums and sports stadiums have been turned into temporary medical centers to cope with demand on thursday the death toll reached 565 the latest infections included a newborn baby but china's government says the number of virus victims who are recovering is also increasing here in hong kong the fear of catching this virus appears to be more contagious than the virus itself on thursday morning there were reports of panic buying in some local supermarkets which shelves being cleared of
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rice and other staples forcing the hong kong government to say there's no need to worry there's plenty of food. but there are not plenty of facemasks those that are on sale costs 3 times what they did before the crisis began people we spoke to don't understand why the government isn't providing them for free there are many poor people they have to. buy to us and i think the government should do more of that to solve the problem instead of not doing enough because they did not plan ahead to press a c. mas ford as it. is so now the crisis word be my ass is like throwing out. the day after the hong kong government announced it would soon begin isolating all arrivals from the mainland it remains unclear how that will happen the 2 options appear to be self isolation or being placed in holiday camps converted to quarantine centers in hong kong
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a luxury cruise liner the 2nd in asia with infected passengers is now a floating quarantine center as medical teams continue screening the 3600 passengers and crew the authorities are also appealing to passengers who were on a previous forage to get in touch fearing thousands more may have been exposed to the virus adrian brown al jazeera hong kong. while house saying the number of new cases of corona virus in 100 has dropped for the 1st time. there is still a lot we don't know we don't know the source of the outbreak we don't know what it's not to preserve what it is and we don't properly understand its transmissibility order severely t. to defeat this outbreak we need answers to all those questions and there are tools we don't tire we have no vaccine to prevent infections and not
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a few ticks to treat them. in all the developments a chinese doctor who sounded the alarm on the krona virus has died from it don't tell me when young was one of the original people to highlight the new virus when he posted about it on a local messaging app he was accused of rumor mongering by the will haunt police. is one of us want to several whistle blowing medics targeted by chinese police joining us now via skype from washington d.c. is tom boycie director of the global health program a council of foreign relations and author of the book plagues and the paradox of progress 1st of all can i ask for your thoughts your assessment on how the government in beijing is dealing with the out right now. it's turning to improve in terms of the speed of its response in the early days the government had
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done better in terms of cooperate ing internationally than it had done for its own population so there are reports that they were fairly slow in terms of sharing information domestically in contrast they did report relatively early to international sources and shared buyers samples but may not have shared the kind of public health information that would have allowed people to protect themselves in harm we're just talking about dr lee wendy yung who is who very sadly and tragically has died from the virus but who actually had try to sound the element to raise awareness about the outbreak of this virus and actually then was questioned and criticized and pressured as to why he had shared information about this what what is your reaction to. you know the way he was treated and now his
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death. well reaction to death of course is the great tragedy and my condolences to his his family he was one of several as you mentioned in your lead in one of several physicians who tried to publicize their concerns about the virus one of 3 of a that had 3 of the whistleblowers that had tried to come forward and were suppressed by local officials so this is exactly what you would want from a public health servant he tried to provide treatment that could benefit his patients and speak truth to power and was punished for it and i suppose the question then becomes if his very difficult wants and because it's hypothetical but if the government's initial handling had been different would the coronavirus have taken hold in the way that it has now. it's impossible to know it certainly it's
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clear it didn't help. the there are many things we don't know about the early days of the chinese government response the initial thought was all the cases had emerged from a market in which. it's now become clear at least a quarter of those cases predated the cluster of cases that went market one of them seems to be the earliest now recorded his december 1st with the incubation period that's mid november so it's not clear how long this has been going on and how early the chinese government knew what is clear as as it became clear that cases were transmitting person to person that information wasn't shared in a timely manner by a local fish bowls and for a period of time when a local party congress was being held no cases were being reported at all no new cases so not providing the information to the local population about how they can
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protect themselves hand-washing social distancing staying home when you're sick basic things that might have protected people instead of allowing that congress to go on and the events around congress to occur might have actually protected a significant number of people so does that mean that i mean do we now have an accurate understanding then of how many people have been exposed to the virus. not at all. not at all there's there is some sign as you mentioned again in the lead in that the number of new cases reported today are fewer than the number of new cases yesterday and so on that may be a blip we really have no idea about the quality of data coming out that may not be because of a nefarious purpose on the government it may be you know confusion around the outbreak we really don't know we'll know if it persists in terms of the cases some people's models indicate that we're really looking at 4 or 5 times the number of
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reported cases there are at least a 1000000 people who have left. during the early days of the corn team how many people were infected in that process we don't know thank you very much for sharing a foot so this appreciate it tom boycie director of the global health program a council of foreign relations my great pleasure now to libya talks to end months of violence in the country have wrapped up without any concrete plans for cease fire negotiations from the un recognized government of national accord and the would only for half this fall says a big meeting in geneva have to as forces have been trying to seize the capital tripoli for 10 months now since last year the u.n. envoy philip there saying that both sides still want to what to what's ending the conflict progress has been made on many ample tint issues and we have before us significant number of points of convergence.
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do are we happy was what you have said and the. is this. completely not and that is why it is. larry king on a defining basic that. on. getting that gap. or if you pulled still. meanwhile in syria at least 5 civilians have been killed as fighting intensifies in the last rebel stronghold turkey has sent reinforcements to the northwest province of it live in an attempt to stop the syrian government's advance. has set up shop for a new military post after iraq confrontation between turkey and syria that was on monday 7 turkish soldiers and a turkish civilian member of the military were killed during the fighting 13 syrian soldiers also died. well the u.n.
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special envoy to syria get pederson says the fighting could lead to a bloody and protected last stand on the border with turkey so because so little has been to a makeshift camp and in the province for those fleeing the violence she says that harsh weather conditions making life particularly difficult for people that this is one of those camps and sarmad are in it live nearby the roads of the camp was actually built by the civilians who had to escape their lands is since august after the syrian government advance its strikes in the south of there at the camp situation is very dire a because it's all make up to make up shelters there are only tents and because of the harsh weather conditions if people have been suffering as you can see here the tents have been flooded it is getting more difficult for those people to live around here because there are also more people coming over and they have to share
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their tents it with those people and of course it is very difficult mostly for women and children who suffer bad conditions mainly lack of hygiene food lack of education everything is a problem here and those this is not a regular camp by the way the camp was built by the financial find or by the finance of the people who have been living here and i'm told by the local n.g.o.s who brought us here that even the rules are built by the civilians all monies so it seems the administrations are not enough are not capable enough to take care of all those people who have been displaced from all over. across it lip. this is not a life it's no way to live. in a new cloudy lab we lost our homes and our land our kids it's not safe for them to go away we are subjugated there's no. fit for the children no education no skills
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we don't have the basics even i feel like my soul is leaving my body. has no money there's lots of much there's no school no aid no water no bread it's hard for us to play even going to the market is difficult i'm scared of the planes people have a lot to cope with here for instance here they are trying to fill in that order so that they can stuff the floods reaching their tents so that they can keep their stuff clean and a usable i have to tell that in this water it is not only water it is also the sewage of the scam that's why hygiene is a very big problem and it is a risk for people diseases that might be seen on people and i have to remind that there is no medicine here when it's here in 8 doesn't reach to everywhere especially medicine and it is difficult for dignitary and aid organizations to access everyone especially given the conditions given more displacement from south
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to the north it is very difficult it is very very dire in these camps and if people are tired people are tired of struggling with everything and when we speak to people they always cry because they say they lack everything here now it's a call from those people to the international community that the syrian government's attacks must be stopped very soon. now to iraq thousands of students have rallied in the cities of baghdad and basra to condemn attacks on protesters by supporters of an influential shia cleric demonstrators in tahrir square in baghdad denounced the attacks which left at least 10 people dead supporters of other stormed an anti-government protest camp in the southern city of niger on wednesday another has at different times both supported and oppose the protesters who want the complete removal of iraq's fairly elite or smaller fulton is more now from the capital baghdad on the iraqi prime minister will be able to stop violence against
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the protesters. prime minister designate mohamed tawfik allow you react to the latest violence in the draft which left several people dead after supporters of shia cleric mark that other side or attempted to storm a protest site beating protesters burning tents and also using live ammunition according to eyewitnesses on the ground allow he was appointed as prime minister designate on february 1st and he has 30 days to form a new government but in his speech he appeared to threaten to quit even before assuming office in the herby he these practices put us in a critical and go the task entrusted to us cannot be continued at the same time while our youth is being targeted i didn't accept this mission except to build what has been destroyed it is not ethical to accept the current situation. allow he said of the priority for his new government would be to conduct an investigation into the latest killings but in fact there have been many promises of investigations in
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the past but only one has been published so far since the beginning of protests in october another reason why it might be difficult for allowing to bring those responsible for the latest violence to account because his appointment was backed by shia cleric and look to the outsider and it's his followers who stand accused of committing the violence and it also seems that the speech of the prime minister that it has done little to actually stabilize. the situation because just as he was speaking there was another very similar incident in the southern city of karbala with followers of for the us that are allegedly against storming the protest site and the incident once again led to several casualties now the sudras have come out repeatedly and denied any involvement in these incidents what they have said however is that what they're trying to do is to root out any infiltrators but overall these mounting escalations and clashes in the protest side are raising
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fears that the sudras are trying to curtail any opposition to their candidate that they're trying to perhaps even and the protest movement so i have for you political our people in germany outrage over an election result sees the winner quit just a day after being voted into office. from the value to the big screen the independent remake of the french classically miserables which is up for best foreign film at this weekend's oscars. and launch their new season but what does the future hold for a 7 time world champion valentino rossi. hello it still stormy in the southeast of europe and in turkey turkey of course has got the snow problem the thunderstorms are easing but they're still there and i think
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daylight hours are show friday to be still wet and sundry from cyprus and so on and talking to the event the wind behind the cold wind has eased to some degree does this start for on the ground but not very much here and much of europe is not as cold as it was say a day before now moscow is at my site not a pleasant change to proper way into the change coming into the atlantic as everything moves slowly eastward seeing increasing wind seems like he's for ireland the british isles in general potentially damaging at least later on friday in the saturday and it strengthens again later on saturday otherwise your main road to be quite literally done through france so the bottom right hand corner there which will affect libya and egypt and the whole advances of the interns windy and wet but that's the extent of northern africa's involvement otherwise it's quite of course temperatures aren't necessarily particularly high but they have been so on the western side north africa dropping down a little bit i think showers
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a fellow south as they should be the seasonal rains are taking a back step and it was just a good scattering of showers. but . every attack in europe creates fear and division amongst its citizens. stories of loss go on told. a sweeping association of islam with violence leaves european muslims facing the stark reality of being ostracized by the very communities in which they live. and moon the tragic loss of life twice a victim on al-jazeera. from passion into transformative science that brings about change al-jazeera goes on a journey with 5 scientists who are determined to use scientific knowledge to serve the human crying we have dolphins in our sanctuary and we can monitor them and
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record their hope for the photos and behavior were able to figure out how they're adapting to their new environment women make science coming soon on al-jazeera. the we. welcome back to the headlines now u.s. president donald trump has lashed out at his political rivals in a speech at the white house a day after the u.s. senate voted to acquit him on both articles of impeachment. israeli army says it's sending around a 1000 more soldiers into the occupied west bank i mean clashes in several cities
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between palestinians and the israeli army after 4 palestinians were shot dead in separate incidents. in the world health organization says there are signs the number of new cases of the coronavirus is dropping but it's still too soon to say if the outbreak has reached its peak. well the chinese ambassador to britain has been speaking out is accused some countries of overreacting in their response to the corona virus outbreak there are concerns in the u.k. and the rest of the world about that at them. some people are worried that it might have a negative effect on china's economy. in the world economy there also were reactions by individual countries panic among the public even insulting and discriminatory remarks and behavior targeting the overseas chinese community. or the coronavirus knock down in china is already
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believed to be having a major effect on the nation's economy and as jonah hill now reports from london's chinatown it's hitting chinese businesses all over the world. from the normally bustling streets of london strine a town on the early evening after work rush more hurried walking past half empty restaurants there's often a dip in trade following chinese new year we're told but not like there's. been a lot of poking the cans of the was a tire actually. very effective because the wise as we to these from china. so i was not a cause they just get a bit worried if they're going this time out here wish. chinese people it's over i mean to get away with it also happens to be the midwinter flu season
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now too risky contagious sometimes deadly but not generally known to affect business on the high street it's estimated the common flu accounts for more than 50000 deaths a year worldwide coronavirus on the other hand has so far resulted in the deaths of just over 500 people your friend was worried why would she want and tell me what she said she was either it would in fact the 50 people that your friend thought coronavirus would it would in my effects what we see. a lot of people and masks you know and. she said maybe i should wear a mask but you know sister and i said if there's no problem because other people you were on the. other people sort of get a bit scared of after you know if they put me off or be a god be honest. i thought well we're here now always that we're going to enjoy ourselves quite a lot of people seem to think coronavirus is the new plague carried by anyone who even looks chinese there are reports of racism a chinese woman on
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a crowded london tube tweeting that no one would sit in the seats beside her and not just in london chinese people banned from a nail in vietnam and a cafe near the trevi fountain in rome. who probably has a because of the a new form that decision off of of the foot of the virus because. of a new such a trend of the problem of virus so people thought that the chinese people. carious i think these to do for an informed and to cater to rather than. what rather racism i mean initially. at least for now but it does at least for now mean quieter times in chinatown. l 20 london. or now to political developments in germany where a politician elected on wednesday with the help of a far right party says he will stand down to pave the way for fresh elections
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thomas kemmer expect him to power on wednesday when the alternative for germany party lent him their support in the central state of the india it ended months of political deadlock after an inconclusive election in october but it also sent shock waves to berlin or is described as a political earthquake it was the 1st time in 75 years that an ultra nationalist party had acted as a kingmaker in german politics. together with my state department colleagues of the 3 democrats we decided to ask for the 3 state parliament to be dissolved by doing so we'd like to make a new elections possible to remove the floor of the f.t. support for the position of state premier democrats' new democratic majorities which obviously does not exist in its parliament. well hans jacob schindler is the senior director of the counter extremism project and a former german diplomat joins me now from new york so we were just hearing from
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thomas kenrick in that clip there does his resignation in any way change the fact that an important red line has been crossed in german postwar politics. well yes without a doubt yesterday was not a good day for the german political system and it was not a good day in any efforts to hang in the really rising appeal that the if the presents to germany so it will be very difficult to roll this back the resignation of the minister president the head of government during yeah by itself is not enough for a general election so 1st of all you need to go back to the parliament ask for 2 thirds majority for the parliament to dissolve itself and then only be will go into a new election campaign which is not going to go well for the parties of the political center following yesterday's events i asked how shocked you were personally i this a vote and it didn't did you see this coming well i mean it is
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a clear example obviously it was quite shocking for a lot of germans that have a bit of historical memory interest me of 90 years ago it was the conservative party at the time included the nazi party of everything for the 1st time into a state government and that meant the beginning of their ice all of it that that ended him becoming rice transfer so there are historical parallels are very scary. what is also specific about touring it is that this is not the if the. in general this is a particular part of the if the rich is dominant in tearing up it's called definitely the wing which is the most extreme right wing party of the entire right wing party of the if he so it is the extremist of the extremist wing of the party that it was clearly in or political will reach trying to prevent the government which was governing to wring out of the last 5 years to come back into power because it had lost its majority in parliament even another i mean is the president another bit of
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government we always have to government with a majority of a minority in the parliament and so it was an attempt to prevent the old government to renew itself as a minority government but it was clearly an overreach and it was a staggering responsibility of. when you speak about the extreme of the extremist wing of an already extreme what fascist party is there a historical context for that or have they seen their appeal strengthening in in recent months any as well definitely. let her care in germany enduring the head of the interim yeah who incidentally by a court decision you are now allowed to call a nazi without him being able to sue you for libel that tells you what what his political opinions are has been wrong in influence over the if he has
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a hole and served as king maker for the leadership of the of the in the last national congress so the more radical part of that is growing influence all over germany but it's a quarter and undisputed leader of the group is going to get into it and just briefly what does this say about the fragmentation of german politics. obviously i'm sure india is an extreme example because you do have the 2 parties on the absolute fringes of the political spectrum so the extreme left. and the extreme right if the having the biggest voting bloc of all parties but is unfortunately a broader trend and that the political center possibly caused by years and years of round coalitions between the 2 biggest parties in germany is speedy in the c.d.u. and limitless party in the social democrats their political friends are getting stronger and we do see a similar to other countries of course
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a growing political polarization which until now no one has been really able to reverse it is ok well thank you very much appreciate it hans jacob schindler joining us there director of the counter extremism project and a former german diplomat thank you so much now island general election on saturday could shake up the country's political status quo prime minister he ever i've seen significant social change including repealing a ban on abortion he also stood up to britain over breaks it and the economy is one of the fastest growing in europe but for echoes popularity at home has plummeted his critics accuse him of ignoring domestic issues and that's led to a surge in support for shin fein the party that was once the political arm of the ira could hold the balance of power in the new parliament all those domestic problems include a critical shortage of affordable housing into a sharp increase in homelessness and the barco reports from dublin the crisis is now a defining election issue lifting the little islands housing crisis left
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this family homeless forced to live with friends and relatives or in particular areas short term housing the result of sky high revs at a market against the the main town door. people not wanting a single mother with 3 children because maybe single mothers are trouble or why are the single you know i did walk the streets a lot and i often had. just days where i i just felt despair charities have intervened where the government has and the family now has a long term home and a place to grow. 'd 'd this charity is inundated with desperate calls some from entire families affected from their homes you have children with today a record number of babies are now being born into homelessness currently we have nearly 4000 children who are homeless time includes only 2000 families it's
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a disgrace that there are so many children homeless but it's just a reality of the homes crisis in our love the moments island was hit hard by the economic crash in 2008 the house building stalled since then wages have increased but rents and house prices have risen by a bigger margin it's left an entire generation struggling to afford rents that are higher in dublin and tokyo sydney and singapore meanwhile house prices have soared social housing is scarce on the outskirts of dublin a new suburbs emerging from wasteland built by an american property giant to attract large investors this is a 3 bed pan tastes in a nearby development this 3 bedroom apartment costs more than $3000.00 above well beyond the reach of many we need something in the order of $35000.00 houses a year we're only delivering 2025 so the main political parties at the moment are promising 406-088-0000 extension 0 units every over the course of the next
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government whereas i think they perhaps might need to look and see how feasible those numbers are it is a critical issue in this year's election all parties agree that rents need to be lower and they need to be more houses but they can't agree on how much to intervene in the lucrative private markets the government of prime minister leo varadkar is having to account for its time in office opinion polls are predicting a shift away from the main. centrist party spirit gail and feel for the wielded power for generations towards left wing shit inferring during the conflict in northern ireland the party was regarded as the political wing of the republican paramilitary group the ira it's put housing at the heart of its campaign. charities all politicians to find a robust solution to the housing crisis the consequences of inaction clear or families tonight the basic right of
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a secure place to live. leave parker out of syria dublin. now police in a city say they are worried the prime minister's wife might flee the country after she was released on bail at her scheduled murder trial messiah to bonnie appeared in court on wednesday accused of the murder of prime minister thomas to bonnie's former wife and 2017 at trial you just on february 18th in the capital maseru she crossed the border into south africa after police 1st questioned her a lawyer says she will travel there again for a medical examination. protest leaders in malawi of threatening more demonstrations if plans to arrange a presidential election rerun are delayed president peter what erika is appealing a constitutional court ruling to a now his election victory last year and which are 1000 more on this now from the capital a long way. parliamentarians in malawi don't have a lot of time to arrange another presidential election 1st they have to set
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a date the negligence lation ordered by the constitutional court but all that could be delayed by president peter metallica's plan to appeal to the supreme court ruling to overturn his reelection last may so as far as we're concerned we go by the direction that we have and less if the supreme court comes up with something different or you feel. the martyr there has to. change direction depending. on monday 5 judges nullify the result of may's election saying it was marred by widespread irregularities metallica's is appealing the judgment because it's full of errors that needed to be corrected the president is ready spreaders rid of. an election actually the president would love the 1st election to prove a point that he heard the legitimate 100 from the people but we have to respect them according pushes. which article won the election with a 38.5 percent share of the vote opposition nearly came 2nd with 35.4 percent
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and celestially had 20.24 percent in the final tally the constitutional court advised parliament to consider removing the current electoral commission to try to make sure the next election is more credible in an attempt to avoid discrete the winner will need to get more than 50 percent of the vote. the election result to speed has provoked months of demonstrations in several parts of the country some of the protests have been violent at least one police officer and a civilian were killed part is due to say they'll be more mass action until the election is rerun so the parliament is starting to little man. immediately they said to me to they'll be seeing the fire from the citizens who want them to do the right things if they think they're going to play games with us well going to tell them get out a lot but i meant we are there as a people and make decisions for the betterment of walked and. opposition supporters
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celebrated when they had a human action is to be held by the president's plan to appeal the judgment has put a damper on the mood and risk inflaming tensions. you know. so ahead we'll tell you how the young cricketers of bangladesh reach the wild card final that story and more coming up as peter i shall.
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remove. the all. hollywood is of course carrying out for the 92nd academy awards this weekend among
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the favorites for best film is south korean thriller parasite and the 1st world war epic 917 parasite has also been nominated in the best foreign film category where i will be up against among others a miserables a french film about life in the poor suburbs of paris made by an untrained filmmaker with a cost of mainly nonprofessional actors and reports. to devote himself to design limits our business striking and gritty portrayal of police violence social exclusion and childhood the oscar nominated french film is set in the paris suburb of moore film a it reveals the hardships of people's lives but still is clear of cliches as it follows 3 low paid police officers battling to keep the peace but with a heavy handed approach that makes things worse. many of the film's actors a residence from the housing estate nonprofessionals including activist can you
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take the place an enigmatic owner of a fast food restaurant to whom police and young people turn to for advice on appearances through the decades we've seen a denial of police violence recently we saw the repression faced by the yellow vest protesters when many people discovered police violence but we have always known about it because today's repression was refined for years in the suburbs betraying life in the suburbs came naturally to direct a largely who grew up in more fi may and began filming police violence as a pastime he says the decades french governments have ignored the suburbs where unemployment is high an opportunity scarce he hopes the film will act as a wake up call and it will bar nothing's changing schools in the suburbs or catastrophe cultural the associations have just stuck to these cuts so this film is a cry for help to say listen to us because it's more than 20 years that it's been going badly and we feel like no one hears us. let me the habit is bleak but its
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success has delighted residents and motha may at the local football club few imagine that a story set in the neighborhood would be nominated for an oscar the fact that the director lads only comes through more film is obviously a huge source of pride and it is particularly exciting for these teenagers because the filmmakers and the 4 ball club are flying some of them to los angeles for the occasion some as i said is a bust your research. that sparked a reality there are so many talented people in the suburbs that are going to return to the. luxury proves that even young people in the suburbs can make it at the airport the countdown to hollywood begins the trips a unique opportunity to explore new horizons represent friends and cheer on largely a local hero who's inspired them to believe in their dreams and prove that it doesn't matter where you come from it's where you're going that counts the tash
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butler al-jazeera paris. for now with. america thank you very much tokyo 2020 organizers say there are no plans to postpone or cancel the olympics or paralympics coronavirus the games c.e.o. seemed to backtrack a day after he said he was seriously worried that the spread of the virus would dampen enthusiasm for sport's biggest event which is less than 6 months away but the man in charge of the paralympics believes there's no cause for alarm yet with the advice from the world health organization they've clearly said there's no pandemic they have today they'll come up with a great phrase which is called an info demick which they say zees is speculation that is driving fear and one thing i'm noticing at the moment is fear is spreading far quicker than the virus and it's important that we qualify. after canceling marches race in china due to the corona virus outbreak another date in the form of
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the e.c. is and is under threat to carter's a debut race in the series which we showed you the jena 6 must find a new venue on thursday the indonesian government refused plans to have a trek around the capital's national monuments other viable venues on now being assessed olympic swimming gold medalist roland schoolman has been given a one year ban after a positive doping test the 39 year old south african was caught in may last year for using a banned hormone and metabolic modulator schoolman won gold in the 4 by 100 meter freestyle relay at the athens games and is also a 3 time world champion. bangladesh captain moment all hocks and security concerns are not on their minds as they go into they want of taste of pakistan in rawalpindi the tourists most experienced batsman mushfiqur rahim refused to travel bangladesh or the 2nd team to a pakistan since they resumed home matches after 10 years at new true views we
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don't think about security concerns. you know and one of the best bad you don't have is sometimes difficult but this other hands you can see is a good opportunity for a new player so look for it is a good opportunity to look new players. bangladesh is young players are through to the under 19 cricket world cup final of the beating new zealand in foods they say me kiwis were always under pressure to make a big turkey when they were released to 74 for all but one beaten 75 from becoming will agree no help them set a target of 212 bangladesh also made a bad start so they anyone's losing too early wickets but they were rescued by her son joy he made exactly $100.00 they went on to win it by 6 wickets and with $35.00 goals to spare bangladesh will be india in sunday's final which is also taking place in parts of st the future of 7 time world moto g.p.
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champion valentino rossi is still very much up in the air as yamaha launched a 2020 season in malaysia on thursday but rossi who is now 40 years old is in the last year of his contract and the team have already signed rising star fabio cattaro for 2021 to ride alongside a maverick of in your list rossi has won a record 89 races in his career but is without a victory 2017 years expected to confirm his plans by the middle of the season. i can fight for the podium and they can be competitive i have i have motivation and my target these are try to continue also and it's the. but. if that is what they expect become difficult so for these are these are my when we speak up i'm not ready to decide in the n.b.a. a friend seconds of the game between the raptors an indiana pacers saw the raptors
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clinch a franchise record 12 straight when the reigning champions were trading the pacers with just over a minute to play pascal siac and intercepted the indiana often to get to one to within 2 points. and refer to the seconds left serge ibaka sent the raptors crowd into raptures to age a point he picked all the depot was unable to bag it for the pacers on the buzzer as you'll see here final school toronto $119.00 indiana $118.00 raptors now $66.00 the l.a. clippers kept on the trail of the lakers at the top of the western conference that's despite a slam dunk showcase from the miami heat derek jones jr 3 pointers with the order of the day for paul george who scored 23 people say. there were 10000 reasons to celebrate for one clippers fan on wednesday watch this. hall of course sure proving profitable earning him
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a $10000.00 prize. and that's where we'll leave it for most sport later marry a nice shot thank you now american national christina cook the 1st all female space walk has returned to us after a record breaking stay on the international space station. well. cook's 328 day mission is a new record for the longest single space flight by a woman previously held by nasa peggy whitson apart from participating in a nasa research on the effects of long duration spaceflight also conducted scientific experiments looking at the behavior of fire in space and fuel efficiency . but if the news al but i'll be back very shortly in just a couple of minutes with a full bulletin for you. a
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conflict that is now considered to be the world's worst humanitarian crisis hollywood not all have to die behind this stock is hard says really for sale and investigation into how billions of euros are made from supplying arms to saudi arabia a leader of the coalition fighting a war in the south the case is interesting to watch because the amount of money involved yemen war profiteers on al-jazeera the big stories generated sounds like maybe angles in this story are too numerous for comfort with different angles
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from different perspectives things never really being believed the play money in the war to even separate the screen from the facts the misinformation from the judds on this so it was clear in towns to see and hear people just think that we've the listening post on al-jazeera this is adama cinnamon's 4th trip to boozy in 2 days the fisherman is using his boat to risk you as many people as he can was stranded in the flood hit area of the psycho to die struck mozambique i was up when i 1st saw women with babies on their backs crying for help saying they were dying i knew i had to do something i was late and from the dop a faint whistle in the distance alerts us to people calling for help women children and the elderly are brought on board 1st hungry and thirsty it hasn't taken much time to pull the boat about 200 people have been rescued and more want to get on
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but there's simply no space. but this is what the end result is. president chen boston has of course held on impeachment charges taking aim at democratic senators calling them dishonest and corrupt. hello i'm maryam namazie and london you're watching al-jazeera also coming up on the program 24 hours of violence for palestinians shot dead tensions rise in the wake of the u.s. president's controversial plan for the middle east. the chinese doctor who tried to alert the world to a new disease has died another victim of the coronavirus. and political op he.


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