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did you make a batch? well, what did you make a batch? well, auain, what did you make a batch? well, again. time _ what did you make a batch? well, again, time will— what did you make a batch? well, again, time will tell. _ what did you make a batch? well, again, time will tell. i— what did you make a batch? well, again, time will tell. i think - what did you make a batch? well, again, time will tell. i think one . again, time will tell. i think one thing _ again, time will tell. i think one thing that— again, time will tell. i think one thing that was striking that press conference was that they took questions, in fact you may think the question— questions, in fact you may think the question to — questions, in fact you may think the question to that answer came from a female _ question to that answer came from a female journalist, a female afghan journalist — female journalist, a female afghan journalist. but, you know, again, it is one _ journalist. but, you know, again, it is one thing — journalist. but, you know, again, it is one thing to say such words in a press _ is one thing to say such words in a press conference when they are is still a _ press conference when they are is still a relatively large military presence from other countries in afghanistan, and it will be another thing _ afghanistan, and it will be another thing for— afghanistan, and it will be another thing for them to accept to those words _ thing for them to accept to those words and — thing for them to accept to those words and the next few months, not to mention — words and the next few months, not to mention years, and i think very few analysts of the country that i have _ few analysts of the country that i have heard from believe that this really _ have heard from believe that this really is — have heard from believe that this really is taliban to point out. it isiust— really is taliban to point out. it isiust as — really is taliban to point out. it isjust as slick really is taliban to point out. it is just as slick our version of what we know— is just as slick our version of what we know of— is just as slick our version of what we know of that taliban. you take both of those _ we know of that taliban. you take both of those boxes, _ we know of that taliban. you take both of those boxes, journalist. we know of that taliban. you take l both of those boxes, journalist and female. what did you make of that? i female. what did you make of that? i agree with henry. they have just got
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better at slick delivery. at one of the most impressive things, i must mention that several of the women who finally were elected to parliament in afghanistan stayed and say things like we are going to be with our people while so many of the men, including the presidents both said. it isjust a disgrace men, including the presidents both said. it is just a disgrace that these men ran away, leaving these women who are so committed to their vocation, if you like. again, it shows their bravery and commitment. 0k, shows their bravery and commitment. ok, so tracking of commitments, let's turn to that three papers covering the story, the express starting up at the mirror and the daily telegraph, but this new announcement from the uk government, henry, that we welcome you over the long term, be taking 20,000 refugees stopped list of this is what you were just discussing with nick
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before we came on. so the uk government is announcing tonight the establishment of a new what they call bespoke afghan resettlement scheme — call bespoke afghan resettlement scheme. so this is separate to the questions — scheme. so this is separate to the questions we have been talking about for some _ questions we have been talking about for some months about interpreters or other— for some months about interpreters or other afghans who have assisted british— or other afghans who have assisted british forces over the last two decades — british forces over the last two decades. this is afghan refugees, people _ decades. this is afghan refugees, people think that taliban in particular women and girls and religious— particular women and girls and religious minorities. and they say that under— religious minorities. and they say that under this scheme, there will be safe _ that under this scheme, there will be safe and legal passage for up to 20,000 _ be safe and legal passage for up to 20,000 afghans in the first year of the scheme, 5000, they want to bring to the _ the scheme, 5000, they want to bring to the uk, _ the scheme, 5000, they want to bring to the uk, now, putting those numbers— to the uk, now, putting those numbers on the scheme is something that very— numbers on the scheme is something that very few other countries have done _ that very few other countries have done so _ that very few other countries have done so far. — that very few other countries have done so far, but the real question, the most _ done so far, but the real question, the most immediate question is what that sort— the most immediate question is what that sort of— the most immediate question is what that sort of safe passage will look like. that sort of safe passage will look like this — that sort of safe passage will look like. this is modelled on the syrian refugees screamed at the yuki government set up in 2014, but them
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and they— government set up in 2014, but them and they set— government set up in 2014, but them and they set up that scheme, there were already refugee camps on various— were already refugee camps on various borders of syria. this time it's much— various borders of syria. this time it's much less clear come at this point _ it's much less clear come at this point it's— it's much less clear come at this point it's much less clear how and indeed _ point it's much less clear how and indeed whether many people will make it out of— indeed whether many people will make it out of afghanistan. so the numbers— it out of afghanistan. so the numbers are one thing, but, actually. _ numbers are one thing, but, actually, enabling the reality of that phrase, safe passage, is going to be _ that phrase, safe passage, is going to be something much more complicated, and it is still at that stage _ complicated, and it is still at that stage quite and clear how that is going _ stage quite and clear how that is going to — stage quite and clear how that is going to happen. so stage quite and clear how that is going to happen-— stage quite and clear how that is going to happen. so when you turn to the daily mirror, _ going to happen. so when you turn to the daily mirror, that _ going to happen. so when you turn to the daily mirror, that is _ going to happen. so when you turn to the daily mirror, that is exactly - the daily mirror, that is exactly what struck me, when i read the line, will be offered a route to set “p line, will be offered a route to set up home in the uk permanently, i thought, wow, what about? look at that based on the front page of the mirror. how are women and children going to safely travel by themselves before they reach uk government —— borders. is this what it means? lots of questions still. i borders. is this what it means? lots of questions still.— of questions still. i think our government _ of questions still. i think our government is _ of questions still. i think our government is doing - of questions still. i think our government is doing exactly| of questions still. i think our - government is doing exactly what this new taliban government is doing, it's doing pr. they have said
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they are not going to assist anybody to leave that taliban will not let people freely leave and become refugees. it's something that's going to happen, and 20,000 people overfive years is going to happen, and 20,000 people over five years is a miserable number, and she read the express really a ridiculous headline, we are bighearted? we created we helped create the situation. albania has reacted with better genuine and authentic emotion, uganda is taking refugees, 0k, authentic emotion, uganda is taking refugees, ok, because the us is ask them to, with more generosity than we have or will. it really does make me feel ashamed to be british when i read this, sorry. {lilia me feel ashamed to be british when i read this. sorry-— read this, sorry. 0k, well, we are auoin to read this, sorry. 0k, well, we are going to end _ read this, sorry. 0k, well, we are going to end there, _ read this, sorry. 0k, well, we are going to end there, you _ read this, sorry. 0k, well, we are going to end there, you are - read this, sorry. 0k, well, we are going to end there, you are right| going to end there, you are right about uganda. they've already received an incredible amount of
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refugees, one of price on the african continent. back again 11:30pm for another addition, but for now, yasmin, henry, thank you very much indeed. thank you. thank you for watching the paper review. you can see more on those stories on the website, and does front pages as well as a deeper analysis of all of the developments on afghanistan. back again with another press review at 11:30pm. until then, another press review at 11:30pm. untilthen, goodbye. hello, i'm mark edwards at your sports news. we start with cricket and liam livingstone put on a devastating display of power to lead birmingham phoenix directly into the final of the hundred, they hammered northern superchagers by eight wickets to book their place
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in saturday�*s showpiece at lords. superchargers were put in to bat and thanks to tom kohler—cadmore's 71 off 44 balls set the visitors a solid target of 144. but livingstone silenced the lively leeds crowd. the phoenix captain smashed the highest score of the tournament so far — 92 not out from just 40 balls including an incredible ten sixes as his side raced to victory with a massive 26 balls remaining. there was a sensational individual performance from evejones as birmingham phoenix all—but secured a place in the women's hundred eliminator with a 14—run victory over northern superchargers. in a winner takes all clash with the loser heading home, jones stroked a brilliant 64 from 47 balls to keep their tournament hopes alive as craig templeton reports. the countdown was on for both northern superchargers and birmingham phoenix. a win would mean semifinal qualification, lose, it would be elimination. it did not take long for shafali verma to
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show her intentions. shot, that's been powerfully hit. this was also powerfully hit but also misdirected. phoenix worn down afterjust three balls. help would come in the form of the two joneses, first from their captain amy, but after she was dismissed, evejones took over with the big hits, even managing to pick out her recently departed skipper in the dugout. she would eventually go for a brilliant 64 the target was 148. a target the superchargers captain, lauren started to take a chunk out of. she managed a 50, but her side were stopped in their tracks is something special to evejones as head in the few that evejones as head in the few that she is with the bat. that moment prove to be the turning point, the superchargers wickets started to tumble.
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when alice went, the task was insurmountable. and it is birmingham who make the semifinal. the phoenix had a slow start to this tournament, but with three wins in a row, are they rising at the right time? craig templeton, bbc news. staying with circket, after defeat to india in the second test yesterday, head coach chris silverwood has warned players face losing their places as england were bowled out for 120 on the final day. both openers failed to score and silverwood accepts changes may have to be made. i'd rather give somebody one too many chances than not enough — and we have invested in people. but at the same time, clearly, i don't want to start ripping things up. but at some point, we have to think manoeuvring things a little bit to find a better balance and something that works. from my point of view i have to be open—minded, and i might have to keep my eyes open to it.
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england will begin the t20 world cup in october with a repeat of the 2016 final against holders west indies. the windies won that in dramatic fashion with four successive sixes off ben stokes in the final over. south africa and australia join england and the west indies in their super 125 group along with two yet—to—be—determined qualifiers, who could be ireland or scotland. football, and fulham are the early pace setters in the championship after beating millwall at the den tonight, and they really raced out of the blocks. it took just three minutes for the visitors to take the lead, with aleksander mitrovic poking home from fabio carvalho's cross. and the youngster then went from provider to goal—scorer himself just five mins later. benik afobe scored late on for millwall but it finished 2—1 with fulham staying at the top of the league. and huddersfield claimed theirfirst league win of the season, beating preston north end at the king smith stadium thanks to an own goal from sepp van den berg.
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elsewhere in the championship stoke city's promising start to the season continued as they claimed an impressive 3—1 victory at swansea city, theyre in second. while there were also wins for luton town, coventry city and bristol city the chelsea striker tammy abraham has completed his move to italian serie a side roma for a fee of 34 million pounds. he's signed a five year deal which is understood to include a buy—back clause set at £68m. abra ham was chelsea's joint top scorer last season but found his opportunities limited after thomas tuchel took over mid season and even more so with the big money arrival of romelu lukaku from inter milan. abraham has won six england caps and scored 30 goals in 82 appearances for chelsea, having joined them at the age of seven. to tennis. johanna konta has been beaten in the first round of the cincinnati open by world number 23 karolina muchova. konta won the first set but following a rain delay, muchova came back to take the second and deciding set, winning 3—6, 7—6, 6—2.
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mark selby is through to the second round of the british open after beating shaun murphy. it was a tightly contested match that went to a deciding fifth frame, with selby taking it. he'll now face either ali carter or lei peifan in the next round. and dutch cyclist fabiojakobsen has won stage four of the vuelta a espana — the third and final grand tour of the year. the deceuninck-quickstep rider came out on top in a hotly—contested sprint finish. britain's adam yates remains a minute and 21 seconds behind leader rein taramae in the general classification standings after finishing safely in the peloton. and that's all the sport for now. from me and mark edwards and the rest of the team, bye—bye. hello there. some time is limited across the country and tuesday. but we did cease some good smells of
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sunshine for a central, southeast outland where its temperature is reached in a 20 celsius. at the next two days, though, we held onto the largely cloudy skies. highs going to be a pretty cool for the time of year. we maintain these west— northwest winds across the uk. moisture laden air rolling out the atlantic will bring a lot of cloud, take a step at across northern and western french is where we could see some light rain or drizzle. but, again, like tuesday, with some shelter to central eastern scotland, east of the pen names, southeast wales, southeast england, we could see some good smells of sunshine. the winds based again particularly across coastal areas. those temperatures pretty much where they have been the last few days to my jeans for most, but in the sunnier spots, the low 205 once again. now, as we got there wednesday night and it stays rather benign, pretty cloudy for most of us. there will be the odd spot of light rain and drizzle across northern and western hills. temperature is no lower than 1115 celsius pretty much where they have been the last few nights. so, as manager thursday, again, a similar story, a lot of cloud around
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some had spent and spot of light rain here and there. the weather friends will be pushing into wells and then spreading across parts of england through the day. that will bring some showery bursts of rain. but behind it, skies will brighten up but behind it, skies will brighten up her stuff england and wales come back and let temperatures into the low 20 celsius, otherwise, again, the high teens. that whether brent spreads across eastern england during the first part of friday. and then, we have got an area of low pressure starting to pick its way into western areas. that will bring some cloudy, wet, breezy weather to northern ireland and may be western french of britain. her most from another rather cloudy day, but in the day we will start to see some sunny spells increasing across the south. that will let temperatures up into the low to mid 20 celsius, otherwise, i the high teens for most. this new area of low pressure will slowly work its way and during the start of the weekend, but we start to pick up southerly winds, and that will tap into something warmer across france into central and southern eastern parts of england. so we will see a brief warm speu england. so we will see a brief warm spell to start this weekend with some sunshine around, could see up
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to 26 celsius or so in the south, that weather friends that will continue to push its way east red spring and some showers, some of which could be happy and thunder a can and many places will see that showers during the course of sunday.
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welcome to newsday. reporting live from singapore, i'm karishma vaswani. the headlines: afghanistan's new rulers present a public face to the world. taliban's leader says the rights of women will be respected as long as they adhere to islamic laws. translation: there will be nothing against women in our ruling. - our people except our women are muslims. they accept islamic rules. if they continue to live according to sharia, we will be happy. they will be happy. the uk government announces up to 20,000 afghans will be resettled in britain in the long term. we'll talk live to the head of the us national immigration forum, who fears a return to the refugee
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