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ah al jazeera i with national shabby, ah, haiti's national police chief resigns amid rising anger over the worsening security situation on the abduction of christian missionaries. ah, why money inside this is out? is there a lie from doha also coming up here? crowds march 30 to dawn's capital is rival groups make different demands over the countries future? or may trump ally steve bannon is held in contempt of congress for defining the
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committee, investigating the storming of the capital. and students demonstrate outside gone as only law school demanding changes to the admissions process and, and crops. ah, we begin in port au prince, where the national police chief has resigned off to protest over there, deteriorating security situation. and gang violence would across haiti demonstrate as have been calling for leon charles to step down for failing to control armed gangs. since monday workers have been on a general strike after the abduction of group, christian missionaries, the lead of nation gang accused of kidnapping 16 americans and one canadian has threatened to kill them. if a ransom isn't paid, demonstrate has been ties and blocked roads as also anger in the country over an economic crisis. i did not bring up that junior ga to kid. nothing's going on in
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the country, only impoverishing us from the middle class who have no means. but you see that the rich are not kidnapped and don't know if our truck is not, but i've heard a leather. no, it's not possible that a gallon of gasoline is selling for 1100 goods. president arielle on re you're not worthy of leading the country. go go, don't our yeah, our own read. you could no longer live in the country, go go. manual report has the latest from puerto prince. it's a dangerous situation. it's a complicated situation and after days of having no major updates, really on the status of the 17 hostages, suddenly on thursday, a lot of breaking news, a lot of new developments. and quite frankly, an escalation of tension here on the ground were referring specifically to that video posted on social media by the gang of $400.00 mill walsall, which is the criminal game responsible for the kidnapping. now in that video,
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that was published on thursday, it appears to be a funeral of one of the members of the or of the criminal organization that was shot and killed by police. in that video, the leader of the gang addresses aria long re the prime minister of, of haiti, specifically saying that he say that quote, you have made me cry, tears, i will make you cry blood. now the leader of the gang also said that quote, he's willing to put a bullet in the heads of the 17 hostages. if his demands are not met those demands, of course, being $70000000.00 in exchange for the 17 hostages. now this remains a very complicated situation made. 1 significantly more, more complex by the worsening security situation here on the ground. now, national police force here in haiti has declined an interview. they have not given any statement on this ongoing investigation, but a joint effort does remain underway between haitian authorities were working hand in hand with us federal agents here on the ground and 80 to secure the release of the 17 hostages. kimmy. as a journalist with the hey t,
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libertarian newspaper explains a growing influence of criminal gangs in haiti, there's really a war going on between different types of popular organizations. there are the criminal groups, gangs, if you will, that have been kidnapping, extorting small merchants, raping young women, sometimes doing many crimes. and yet there's another block of neighborhood organizations. what do you speak call vigilant brigades, which have been fighting against them and cut some hours over 400 miles. is really the epitome of the a former group. and the other group is called the g. 9 family and allies, which is really trying to stamp out crime stamp out kidnapping. and ironically
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the 2 groups are conflated many times and i think this is a mistake. so the anger on the street really reflects the efforts of people every day. people working class people middle class people to try to bring a state of order in the country. i think they are they, they've done it before and who knows? i'm not sure how this will play out. i know there's a lot of talk about military intervention in circles in the u. s. the washington post is pushing this so you know, this is a very fluid situation. it could go many ways. dozens of people have been injured during rival demonstrations, ensue dawn as the crisis over the country's transition to democracy deepens. lease use tear gas light, bullets to dispatch crowds just outside the capital. cartoon. the ministry is shad
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powers civilians and a transitional government since 2019. but they're still disagreement about the way ford have a morgan reports from cotton. i reside station of the national anthem before the chance on thursday, tens of thousands took to the streets in finance, capital harpoon, and other cities to mark 57 years since that country's 1st revolution against the military rule. but that's not the only reason these people came out over with the in, on a game. so i came here for one reason, not part of any group, but against military rule against the former ruling party. i came here to show that we want to civilian government. i came here to support a democratic civilian transition. we want all the military away from power with any of the demonstrations were called by the forces of freedom and change coalition. that's the coalition that signed a power sharing agreement with the military in 2019 following the ousting of
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longtime president, albert nbc. it led to the formation of a transitional government with the executive power given to civilians that place to improve the economy and rebuild state institutions 2 years on some say many of the goals of the revolution haven't been achieved. because i don't know if it's not a complete civilian government yet. we want it to be a completely civilian government. and when we participated in the revolution, it wasn't because of food or fuel. it was because we wanted justice to live in peace. there are some achievements, but we want the military to hand over power. an attempted coup in late september resulted in a rift between the 2 sides sharing power. it prompted the military to call for reforms within the forces of freedom and change. the forces of freedom and change wants to show it has a large support base among the population. it also wants to convey to military leaders, despite the lack of political reforms and economic progress. many signee still prefer a civilian government. it's also response to the sitting in front of the presidential
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palace over the past week. supporters of a dissident coalition from the forces of freedom and change, known as the national charter alliance, has called on the government to be dissolved and a technocrat government replace it. it's supporters have called for a military, took over in the short term. i should not mind years of much of the how you will as over study the country is being run by a few political parties. while there are many other groups that are in the country, where are these other groups? we don't see dummy loaded into government. they are being marginalized. we want military to take control until elections are held up. those in front of the presidential palace say they won't leave until the government is dissolved, while those who protested on faith, they say they won't allow for a dissolution to dance. prime minister says those who came out on 1st this processed showed commitment to dance transition to civilian rule. but the spoken of you can assume you. today, you have proven your commitment to peacefulness and the path of freedom, democracy,
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and civilian transitions. not the people have given their voice on past their message that there will be no backing dam from the revolution. generally done. he has called for dialogue, but each site is waiting for the other to compromise while to dance, transition to democracy remains fragile courts between them. he but morgan august era cartoon. any job yet, the government has carried out as strong some the northern to grow. i region for the 3rd time this week. a ministry training center in the capital mckelly was targeted. 3 people were killed in the strikes on monday rebels into grice, a. there was civilians which the federal government has denied. thousands of people have been killed and more than 2000000 displaced in sufficing broke out almost a year ago. now. u. s. house of representatives has voted to hold donald trump's former ally steve bannon, in contempt of congress. the attorney general will now decide whether to prosecute bannon for refusing to cooperate with an investigation into the storming of the
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council. in january, he is ignored a subpoena from the select committee investigating the attack on fish has moved from washington. d. c was on the boat as far as the thinks of january committee is concerned, is getting to the bottom of what exactly happened, who knew what and when the democrats expected to win this, they were pleasantly surprised that they managed to get 9 republicans to join them and voting for the contempt charge. 7 of them actually voted for. don't thompson peach man? way back in january 2 of them. probably a bit of a surprise, but then in tight districts. and so they probably didn't want to be those people who supported undefended. steve band and given that that might even waters in the next couple of elections. so they were very careful about dot thought that a federal has already been sent to the department of justice medic, garland who is the attorney general has said in the last day or so that they will
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look at the facts and they will look at the evidence and then we will make a decision steep on and was of course, a very close advisor to donald trump. he fell out with them, but he was still friends with them and helped him up to the election in november last year. and in january the 1st, the day before the incident on capitol hill on his podcast, he said that all hell is going to break loose to morrow. just that phrase was enough for, for a less cheney a leading republican. and someone who's also on the 6th of january committee to tell congress that and that alone means that the banner has questions to answer. libby, as soon as he government has stressed its commitment to sci fi as an international conference, and triply, it's looking for support ahead of nationwide elections shuttled for december. now, like trying to reports from tripoli, delegates from over 30 countries and international organizations, including the un european union, and the arab league,
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gathered in the libyan capital for libya stabilization conference. high on the agenda, the upcoming general election unifying state institutions, and the expulsion of foreign fighters and mercenaries, libya stability conferences with no doubt, a very important events and libya's history as the libya didn't hold such a big event where all the neighboring dan, friends, countries are representing from the heart of the capital of libya, tripoli, and it shows that very bold statement that libya is going to word nobility in a very strong and steady steps. also, it shows the solidarity of the international community to learn libya. stability, previous conferences on libya were held in berlin, geneva, paris, and italy is the 1st time in over 10 years that an international meeting on libya
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is being held within the country. nationwide elections are scheduled in just over 2 months, but there are a few road blocks that macy's on postpone a constitutional framework to hold. elections has yet to be agreed upon, and there are an estimated $20000.00 foreign fighters and mercenaries in libya. a comprehensive action plan to expel them out of the country is one of the main topics being discussed here. the government of national unity hopes this conference can build international support and pressure to expel foreign fighters out of the country. but it's not likely to happen before the elections. we're looking at a very pragmatic approach of in phases. we're starting to withdraw foreign fighters mercenaries and foreign forces. some of that can happen before the election. some of it would happen after the election. i think the important thing is to try to continue our efforts together to, to start that process. many people here believe this conference is a step in the right direction. but that would come up for you this conference being
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held in libya and attended by so many countries is a sign that the international community are now convinced how important libya is for regional security and stability. all the hope is that differences can be put aside and consensus is made to move the country forward. all with political divisions emerging within the unity government. many libyans fear the elections would be postpone and they see a return to the fighting. this show of international support may give some a glimmer of hope. the country can move forward. my latrina elder 0 triple the chinese property john ever grant has narrowly averted a formal default on its debts. group reportedly wide funds to a trustee account on thursday for bond interest payment days before as we payment deadline. it has miss multiple payments in the past month of a ground is the wells most indebted property of ela owing $300000000000.00
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still had on out a zealand sets a 90 percent vaccination target, and in case 19 locked down. any some thoughts. we look at why students in hong kong will have, don't take it in chinese like raises and mm ah, there probably 2 areas to look at in north america when this circulation of cloud here is going to bring rain across the great lakes and a change in temperature, this thing here carry on to the, the pacific coastal that's rather more significant is a big part of a chain of big storm systems are going to affect the whole that west coast. but in the immediate future, further, east rain goes through and it'll eventually reach the east coast temperatures.
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follow, going to be about 10 degrees lower in toronto, and eventually in d. c, for example. but this is where the big weather is going to come from muradi warnings, our watches out for significant weather it snow and rain night calls flooding in the cascades. yep, i did say that and stormy weather, although not looking very stormy on friday. we'll come back in on saturday was more right, stretched all down through california. possibly down as far as eli then look at sunday. now that's the one to watch. this is a huge amount of rain in the central part of california, there will be flooding from that and it's stormy weather on the shores of the pacific south of a wis. well seasoned, slowly changing that this becoming rathermore wet in this area, mexico. it's a good focus and just off the coast of mexico in the east pacific, a potential movie, a bit of a tropical storm, maybe otherwise it's very wet in cuba. ah,
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multiple people told ashley including my father that he was going to killer u. s. laws prohibit some people convicted of domestic violence from owning firearms . boat lines investigates the gaps in the system that allow the law to go unenforced and the deadly consequences. but since you, we shouldn't have laws in the books that are just for show on, relinquished on al jazeera. ah, ah, ah, in watching out as a reminder, our top stories herself haiti's police chief, has resigned after protests,
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over the deteriorating security situation and gang violence. demonstrate as i've been calling for leon charles to step down for failing to control armed gangs. tens of thousands have joined rival demonstrations in c don't as tensions grow over its political future. t gas was used to disperse protests is trying to reach khartoum recording the greatest civilian control of the government. the u. s. house of representatives is voted to hold donald trump's from an ally, steve van, and in contempt of congress. this means he could face charges for refusing to corporate investigation into the storming of the capital. in january. these aliens prime minister says strict coven 19 lockdown measures will be lifted once 90 percent of the country's fully vaccinated. so far around 70 percent of the country house received both doses the largest city, oakland has been in lockdown for more than 2 months and restrictions remain in
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place elsewhere. doubt it has made it very hard to maintain or elimination strategy . it's team to cause have reached into our communities and made it hard to shape even using the best public health meshes in the toughest restrictions we had available to us. but right, as our longstanding strategy was challenged, we also had a new tool. one, that means as cove it has changed, we could change to and rather than being locked down, we could move forward safely. and with confidence. when hey, has more from tauranga a new zealand. if you throw in the number of people who have only had the 1st dose of the 5 vaccine nationwide, then the figure is 86 percent. so it is close. but that last few percent may be difficult to achieve. and this whole plan all revising its strategy to combat to deal with cove and 19 hinges on getting to that 90 percent vaccination right
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nationwide. the government says it will review the vaccination rates and everything else associated with this new plan. at the end of november, end of november. it's come about really because the government has been coming under increasing pressure from business, but also from the general public to create a pathway forward to show some guidance really, to give some signals about what the future might look like. and it really signals formerly and into the government's elimination strategy when it comes to code 19 that it adopted at the beginning of the pandemic. and for the most part that's been largely successful. but of course the delta variant changed everything. so signals, now that new zealand has have to start living with cove at 19 in the community and manageable levels if that's possible, with fewer restrictions in place and an end to nation wide locked downs. people in australia, 2nd largest city, is celebrating as it emerges from its fixed,
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locked down bars. restaurants and addresses have reopened in melbourne to those phony vaccinated restrictions around mosque use and large gatherings remain a rule. it's residents have spent $262.00 days in lockdown during the pandemic. melbourne and victoria reported more than 2000 new cases on friday. so democracy process has been banned in the kingdom off as watson county as south african voice begin mediation. internet access has been limited with facebook, completely shut off off to protest against the king. dozens of pro democracy demonstrate as have been injured in the crackdown which began in june. natasha name reports from the capital by benny, moth zab, who's abu, who not a recognize the police officer who shot him in the leg during a protest in june. he says the officer knew him to because he has
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a long time community and h. i. v activist, the self employed father of 5 is now an amputee. i am fighting. oh, i wanted to see a time where our life will be better than these when i am sitting. i feel like crying in vegas destroying me because i know what happened to me. i mean i know if dad needs protesters in a sweat, teeny have been on the street since june, calling for democratic reforms in africa's last absolute monarchy. they accuse king mas swati of living lavishly while ignoring the poverty in this country. of 1100000 people, amnesty international says more than 80 people had been killed and more than a 1000 arrested, including children and 2 members of parliament who remain in jail. the government says 37 people have died. the deputy prime minister says the protests have caused $68000000.00 in damages and economic losses. people haven't been able to go to
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work. businesses have been shuttered. schools have been closed in definitely the government says it hasn't been able to deliver food to the needy or mental health services due to the unrest deputy prime minister assembled, massuce, gu, says king, miss swati will have a dialogue with all sectors of society. once the violence ends and kobe 19 is over, we ah, ready to engage. but it is important to note that an engagement must be a farm road. of course, you know, it must be in an environment of peace. but protestors including kootenay are showing no sign of ending their unprecedented push for democracy. 35 years after gaining independence, i'd fight until it is possible. they'd cut another leg. and if i still have him,
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have them until they cut my head because that is new out, don't need me all 3. the so i would most of the government says it will continue to restrict access to social media and ban protests. it sees as a security threat in order to restore the p a l t 0. but bonnie los eunice in gone is capital across have been protesting outside the countries, only law school. it's all to more than one 3rd of applicants fail to get in that demanding review of the admission process and an end to corruption, or a bed and manly reports i. these people dream of becoming luez. now they're accusing the law school in gone, his cup to opera of being unlawful. that's because the entrance exams changed by the legal council. it's now requires
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a minimum 50 percent mark on 2 papers instead of an average school. but the candidates say. 7 they weren't informed, we wrote on exams, you set a pathmark, they're part of the exam. you come up with a new rule that they have to pass it in a particular way. what's, what's not previously communicate that to us. so we often but admit them did not, they won't admit them. yes, often we put in a lot of work, a lot of time people put their lives on hold for this exam. people have families to have children, you know, some people have to make a living from the 2824 applicants from 17 law packages across the country lesson. the 3rd was successful load missions into the law. school has been a contentious issue for years. it's now reached parliament, which is established a committee to look into the allegations. this is a raise issues as well back. indeed. that was the criteria use you in the past. yes
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. and as a business of the acquisition, they also question whether they would be notified if this life cycle in new development. and some politicians along with the students are letting corruption in the admissions process. at least 20 students. where at, with their last year on what they generally got constantly, sophie is calling on session admission. this was never such for them as his own nor past an interview. there was simply hon picked to come and join that $1045.00. the way i admit there last year, the student say they want to review and review of the exam procedures and hope this will give them a fair route into working it. god is just the system, nor about a badly al jazeera or than a $180.00 people have now died and floods across parts of india and nepal. flash
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flooding was caused by late monsoon rains and has destroyed homes, crops, an infrastructure, 88 people have been killed in india with northern with terracon state worst hit. schools in hong kong have been told to play the chinese national anthem. it's part of an effort to forge close a bonds with mainland china. the critics argue it marks a father erosion of the cities, freedoms robert bride has this report. ah, school life in hong kong has quickly come to reflect the changes taking place, city wide from next year. schools will be required to hold national flag raising ceremonies like this one, at least once a week and play the chinese national anthem. and lessons about hong kong, national security law have become part of the curriculum with no one it seems too young to learn. what is national security aimed attending months of social
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unrest and riots? critic say the law has severely curved free speech, but the probate gin camp says it's restored order and students must learn about it . you wanted to teach the younger generation to learn more about why we need the national security. i think every country they must have their national security law because paul tapped their people put in the country. so iving hong kong is not a sensor at the height of the protest. some of the most violent clashes happened on college campuses and 40 percent of the people arrested were high school or college students. it means the cities classrooms are at the center of efforts to change how the youth think and act that the university of hong kong, one of the last memorials on chinese soil,
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to the 1989 tiana mon square crack down is under threat of being removed and most of the city student unions are no longer functioning. critics say teaching about national security is part of a wider effort to curb all forms of descent. i think the goal is to change the behavior of the people of hong kong, and they're doing this through intimidation there during this through telling them what they should do. they want that behavior change 2 years ago, during the protests, carrie led a boycotts of classes at her high school and says, teaching the national security law will undermine critical thinking. first of all, i think this has a limited what, how well our thoughts are in learning in studying. i think we do not have any freedom of our thoughts, freedom of speech in a future. but this time she won't be taking any action to do so. could cost her her
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freedom. robert bride al jazeera hong kong, a cinematographers been killed and a director injured after the aunt to alec baldwin fide a prop gun on a film set in new mexico. the accident happened during filming for the movie ross where baldwin is playing the lead in the 19th century western no charges have been filed over the incident investigation is currently underway. ah. is out there these your top stories? haiti's police chief has resigned after protests, over the deteriorating security situation, and gang violence in the country. demonstrators have been calling for leon charles to step down for failing to control armed gangs. workers have been on a general strike since monday, following the abduction of a group.

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