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My Life After 44 Years In Prison | AJ Shorts
 
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Otis Johnson went to jail at the age of 25. When he got out at 69, he rejoined a world that was starkly different from the one he remembered. This is his story. Last year, we met Otis Johnson at a New York City shelter for ex-convicts. Everyone there was trying to get their feet back on the ground. Otis had just got out of prison after serving a 44-year sentence. The last time he had seen his family was May 1975. When we shared Otis's first story of being reintroduced to the modern world, viewers were amazed by just how unfamiliar everything was to him. iPhones, Times Square, jars of pre-mixed peanut butter and jelly ... everything was new or starkly different. INTERACTIVE: My life after 44 years in prison. The story of Otis Johnson His story clearly resonated with people. More than 12 million people watched Otis' story on YouTube, and we wanted to show them what happened next. We went to Asbury Park, in New Jersey, with Otis to try to find them. Reconnecting with family was something he had said he was always interested in doing, but hadn't got round to yet. After all, he was still learning how to navigate the city. He had a small box where he kept old, tattered photos of family members, but that was basically all the information he had on them. "The only address I really have is Asbury Park," Otis told us. So we took the train to Asbury Park not knowing much. But we did have Otis' memory. Once we arrived at the train station and began roaming the streets, small things about his old home slowly came back to him: extended family members, friends, shops. He wanted to find his aunt, Dottie Moore, and some other family members. He said many would probably think he was dead. When we talked to Otis about his relationship with his family, his answers were complicated. He was a member of the Fruit of Islam (the paramilitary wing of Nation of Islam, the Islamic religious movement once famously led by Malcom X) in his younger days. The Nation of Islam's stated goals were to improve the spiritual, mental, social, and economic condition of African Americans. Otis was a devout Muslim who said he helped "clean up the streets" of drug dealers. "We wasn't all bad," he would say. But Otis said some of his family members didn't buy that. He didn't know if they would be angry or happy to see him after all these years away. He had a nervous energy about him as we walked down Pine Street, knocking on doors and asking strangers about Dottie Moore. This final story on Otis Johnson is one of reconnection and reconciliation. It is the story of a man on a quest to reunite with remnants of his past and one, we hope, many can relate to. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #AlJazeeraBreaking #AlJazeeraLatestNews
Views: 15308396 Al Jazeera English
Finding my family after 44 years in prison | AJ Shorts
 
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Last year, we met Otis Johnson at a New York City shelter for ex-convicts. Everyone there was trying to get their feet back on the ground. Otis had just got out of prison after serving a 44-year sentence. The last time he had seen his family was May 1975. When we shared Otis's first story of being reintroduced to the modern world, viewers were amazed by just how unfamiliar everything was to him. iPhones, Times Square, jars of pre-mixed peanut butter and jelly ... everything was new or starkly different. His story clearly resonated with people. More than 12 million people watched Otis' story on YouTube, and we wanted to show them what happened next. We went to Asbury Park, in New Jersey, with Otis to try to find them. Reconnecting with family was something he had said he was always interested in doing, but hadn't got round to yet. After all, he was still learning how to navigate the city. He had a small box where he kept old, tattered photos of family members, but that was basically all the information he had on them. "The only address I really have is Asbury Park," Otis told us. So we took the train to Asbury Park not knowing much. But we did have Otis' memory. Once we arrived at the train station and began roaming the streets, small things about his old home slowly came back to him: extended family members, friends, shops. He wanted to find his aunt, Dottie Moore, and some other family members. He said many would probably think he was dead. When we talked to Otis about his relationship with his family, his answers were complicated. He was a member of the Fruit of Islam (the paramilitary wing of Nation of Islam, the Islamic religious movement once famously led by Malcom X) in his younger days. The Nation of Islam's stated goals were to improve the spiritual, mental, social, and economic condition of African Americans. Otis was a devout Muslim who said he helped "clean up the streets" of drug dealers. "We wasn't all bad," he would say. But Otis said some of his family members didn't buy that. He didn't know if they would be angry or happy to see him after all these years away. He had a nervous energy about him as we walked down Pine Street, knocking on doors and asking strangers about Dottie Moore. This final story on Otis Johnson is one of reconnection and reconciliation. It is the story of a man on a quest to reunite with remnants of his past and one, we hope, many can relate to. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #AJShorts #USPrison
Views: 4406541 Al Jazeera English
🇨🇳 Interracial marriages on the rise in China | Al Jazeera English
 
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More than a million Chinese migrants now work and live on the African continent, while the number of Africans in China is thought to be around half that. It’s a relationship that is not restricted just to trade. Interracial marriages between Chinese and Africans are on the rise - from China's increasing investment in and trade with Africa has come an increase in migrants from Africa. Al Jazeera's Adrian Brown reports from Liaoning, northeast China. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #interracialmarriagechina #interracialmarriage #chinaAfrica
Views: 897872 Al Jazeera English
Arunachalam Muruganantham: India's Menstruation Man | AJ Shorts | भारत का मासिक धर्म मैन
 
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When he found out his wife was using old rags to manage her periods, Arunachalam Muruganantham, or Muruga, became obsessed with making the perfect sanitary pad for her. His neighbours called him a pervert and his wife left him, but he never gave up. After years of work, his invention has changed the lives of millions of women across India. Read Muruga's full story here: http://aje.io/MenstruationMan Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ #AJShorts #AlJazeeraEnglish #IndiaMenstruationMan
Views: 638669 Al Jazeera English
🇯🇵 Earthrise - Japan's Future Farms
 
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By 2050, the world will need to feed an additional 2.5 billion people living in cities. Yet as the demand for food rises, the amount of land available for agriculture in developed countries is expected to decline. In Japan, at the Fujitsu factory of Aizu-Wakamatsu which still manufactures semiconductor chips for computers, a different project is underway which may offer a solution to this problem. The company has converted an unused part of the factory into a farm to grow food - and more specifically, to grow lettuce. Fujitsu has focused on growing a low-potassium variety, which is sold to people with kidney problems who cannot process the mineral properly. Join Rachel Mealey in Japan's Fukushima Prefecture to visit the sun-free and soil-free urban farms of the future.
Views: 888940 Al Jazeera English
UN General Assembly: World leaders' attempts to stand out
 
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For more than 70 years, world leaders have gathered before the United Nations General Assembly to speak and to be heard. However, with more than 190 leaders in attendance, some of them have resorted to colourful, creative, even controversial ways of grabbing attention. Al Jazeera's Mereana Hond reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 241229 Al Jazeera English
earthrise - Plastic Fuel
 
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Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe We have produced more plastic in the last ten years than we did in the whole of the last century. Plastic takes 100 years to degrade, which means that every single piece we have not recycled still exists. Many of the plastic items we throw away can be recycled into new products -- but some types, known as 'end-of-life' plastics, currently have no second life and end up in landfill, where they can release hazardous chemicals into the environment. How to deal with these plastics is one of the most pressing questions for businesses and local authorities. Technology company Cynar is giving these waste plastics one more life by turning them into synthetic fuel at their plant in Portlaoise, Ireland. Using a process called pyrolysis, plastics are heated in an oxygen-free environment to prevent them from burning, and then broken into their component hydrocarbons to create the equivalent of a petroleum distillate. This can then be separated into different fuels. The end products are cleaner, lower in sulphur and in the case of the diesel, higher quality than regular diesel fuel. Cynar is currently able to produce 19,000 litres of fuel from 20 tonnes of waste plastic. The company plans to set up more plants across the UK, and with 15 million tonnes of plastics still going into landfill in Europe every year, they have plenty of raw materials at their disposal. Oliver Steeds of the earthrise team visits the Cynar plant in Ireland, to find out how the process works. At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people's lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a 'voice to the voiceless.' Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera English to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained. Our impartial, fact-based reporting wins worldwide praise and respect. It is our unique brand of journalism that the world has come to rely on. We are reshaping global media and constantly working to strengthen our reputation as one of the world's most respected news and current affairs channels. Social Media links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Instagram: https://instagram.com/aljazeera/?ref=... Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajenglish Website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ google+: https://plus.google.com/+aljazeera/posts
Views: 121851 Al Jazeera English
Iran's Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone
 
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The US says an Iranian surface-to-air missile shot down one of its military drones in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz. It's believed the drone was being used for high-altitude surveillance This comes hours after Iran's Revolutionary Guard made a similar announcement. But Tehran is disputing the location of the incident, saying it violated Iranian airspace in the south of the country. According to a statement posted by the Revolutionary Guard, the drone was flying over the Hormozgan province. Earlier, a spokesman for the US Central Command said no drone flew over Iranian territory, but he refused to comment when asked if a US drone had been shot down. Al Jazeera's Dorsa Jabbari reports from Tehran. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #TensionsInTheGulf #Iran #IranianRevolutionaryGuard
Views: 174818 Al Jazeera English
Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi dies: State media
 
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Egypt's former President Mohamed Morsi has died after appearing in court in Cairo, according to state media. The 67-year-old died after fainting during the court session in the Egyptian capital on Monday, state TV reported. "He was speaking before the judge for 20 minutes then became very animated and fainted. He was quickly rushed to the hospital where he later died," a judicial source said. Morsi became Egypt's first democratically elected president in 2012, one year after the Arab Spring uprising saw the end of President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule. Al Jazeera's Laura Burdon-Manley reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #Breakingnews #MohamedMorsi
Views: 192163 Al Jazeera English
🇻🇪 From riches to rags: Venezuela's economic crisis | The Big Picture
 
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The Venezuelan people struggle to cope with the toxic effects of hyperinflation, severe debt and chronic food and medicine shortages, as Venezuela - once the wealthiest country in the region - is mired in the worst economic crisis in its history. "Venezuelans today cannot eat. You see people eating from the garbage," says Professor Margarita Lopez Maya, Central University of Venezuela. So how does a country boasting the world's largest oil reserves find itself on the brink of economic ruin? It's the country's very history that sheds light on what has gone so drastically wrong in Venezuela today. When Hugo Chavez was elected president in December 1998, he promised to tackle corruption and poverty. He used Venezuela's rapidly growing oil wealth to set up social programmes, known as the Misiones, with the aim of eradicating poverty and reducing inequality. It was, many claimed, a much-needed intervention in the entrenched disparity between Venezuela's rich and poor. As Chavez strived to transform the nation with what he called 21st century socialism, his populist policies began to take a more radical turn. He nationalised industries and bloated state bureaucracy at great national expense, all funded by high oil prices and unchecked borrowing. Venezuela became saddled with record-high levels of debt. By the time of his death in March 2013, Chavez handed over both the reins of power to his handpicked successor, Nicolas Maduro, as well as the poisoned chalice of an economy about to implode. "Maduro has inherited a legacy of oil dependence at a period when Venezuela has gone bust, and at a time where the oil price has gone bust," says Professor Julia Buxton, author of The Failure of Political Reform in Venezuela, adding that Maduro "has simply not addressed any of the problems or the legacy that he inherited from President Chavez." "The collapse of economic activity makes this period, from 2013 onwards, the largest recession in Western Hemisphere history - significantly larger, almost twice as large as the Great Depression of the US," says Ricardo Hausmann, former Venezuelan minister for planning. The IMF predicts that in 2018, the Venezuelan economy will contract by 15 percent, and inflation will reach 13,000 percent. But will those now tasked with governing a struggling nation learn any lessons from its troubled past? - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 1287508 Al Jazeera English
🇨🇳 China unveils world's most powerful computer
 
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Chinese scientists have unveiled a supercomputer twice as powerful as any existing machine. Aside from the Milky Way Two's extraordinary speed, the massive computer is remarkable in a number of other ways. Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley reports.
Views: 302549 Al Jazeera English
Philippines ships 69 containers of dumped rubbish back to Canada
 
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Philippines ships 69 containers of dumped rubbish back to Canada: Sixty-nine containers full of rubbish have been loaded onto a cargo ship in the Philippines heading to Canada. The government of the Philippines says the waste was shipped illegally in 2013 and 2014, falsely declared as recyclable plastics. Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #PhilippinesGarbage #PhilippinesCanadaRivalry
Views: 56708 Al Jazeera English
🇹🇷 🇸🇦 The Jamal Khashoggi murder reconstructed | Al Jazeera English
 
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Six months after the prominent Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, was killed, we reconstruct what three Turkish journalists believe happened behind closed doors at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Their book, Diplomatic Atrocity: The Dark Secrets of the Jamal Khashoggi Murder, is said to be based on Turkish intelligence. -Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe -Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish -Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera -Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #SaudiConsulate #Khashoggi
Views: 412580 Al Jazeera English
Iran renews nuclear deal ultimatum at Tajikistan summit
 
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Iran's president repeats warning that his country will continue to pull back from its nuclear commitments unless other countries protect it from American sanctions. Hassan Rouhani was speaking at a summit in Tajikistan. Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from the capital Dushanbe. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #TajikistanSummikt #IranNuclearDeal
Views: 126811 Al Jazeera English
'Joints will be separated': Grim new details of Khashoggi murder
 
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Last week the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman ordered the case on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi closed. But a new UN report has unearthed gruesome details based on an audio recording. Al Jazeera's Jamal ElShayyal looks at the sequence of events leading up to his death. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #KhashoggiMurderReport #JamalKhashoggi #AljazeeraEnglish
Views: 28740 Al Jazeera English
US drone shot down: Iran protests over 'provocative act'
 
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Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi, in a letter to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said the drone “was in full stealth mode as it had turned off its identification equipment and engaged in a clear spying operation.” “Despite repeated radio warnings, it entered into the Iranian airspace where the air defense system of the Islamic Republic of Iran, acting under Article 51 of the United Nations Charter, targeted the intruding aircraft at 04:05 hours.” Ravanchi has called for the international community to demand a stop to what he calls "unlawful and destabilising measures" by the United States in the Gulf. Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from the United Nations. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #USDrone #USIranTensions
Views: 265190 Al Jazeera English
Venezuelans face severe food shortage
 
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An ongoing political crisis in Venezuela is being made worse by an acute shortage of basic food items. As inflation rises to more than 700 percent, Venezuelans are struggling to feed their families. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from the capital, Caracas. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 59839 Al Jazeera English
🇪🇺 🇮🇷 'Maximum restraint': Europe allies reject US escalation with Iran | Al Jazeera English
 
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The European Union has told the US Secretary of State that it fully supports the international nuclear deal with Iran and called on the United States to show maximum restraint. Mike Pompeo held talks with EU foreign ministers during an unexpected stopover in Brussels. The bloc's foreign policy chief expressed concern that the US strategy towards Tehran carries grave risks. Last week, Iran announced it was scaling back some commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal. Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler reports from Brussels. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #US_IranTensions #EuropeanUnion #IranNuclearDeal
Views: 141078 Al Jazeera English
Trump confirms calling off strikes against Iran
 
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Iran will respond firmly to any US threat against it, a spokesman of the country's Foreign Ministry has said after President Donald Trump warned it of "obliteration" if a full-scale conflict would ensue. Under pressure to respond to the high-stakes incident near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, Trump said the United States was prepared to hit "3 different sites" on Thursday night but that he scrapped the strikes "10 minutes" before it could happen. Tensions between Tehran and Washington have spiked since Thursday when an Iranian missile destroyed a US surveillance drone. Tehran said the drone was shot down over its territory and Washington said it occurred in international airspace. Al Jazeera's Alan Fischer reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #MilitaryEscalation #USIranTensions
Views: 82050 Al Jazeera English
Blackwater's Erik Prince: Iraq, privatising wars, and Trump | Head to Head
 
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In this episode of Head to Head, Mehdi Hasan challenges Erik Prince, the founder and former CEO of Blackwater, on his security firm’s performance during the Iraq w ar, the “exit strategy” he’s proposing for the w ar in Afghanistan, and his support for US President Donald Trump. During the early years of the Bush administration’s so-called ‘War on Terror’, Blackwater grew into one of the most profitable private military contractors in the US. Over the years, it received over a billion dollars’ worth of government contracts to provide security to top US officials, train members of the Iraqi army and police, and support the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Department of Defense’s counternarcotics programme in Afghanistan. But following the 2007 Nisour Square incident where Blackwater employees shot and killed 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a traffic circle, the firm and its founder shot to international notoriety, highlighting the clear dangers of using armed military contractors on the battlefield. Prince, a former US Navy SEAL, has since been channeling his efforts to train security personnel abroad, including most recently in China, where he launched the Hong Kong-based Frontier Services Group, a security and logistics company. He’s also offered a proposal to end the costly, ongoing US-led war in Afghanistan – the longest in US history – by privatising the bulk of it: replacing thousands of US troops with private contractors and sending NATO forces home. But is he really the man to bring peace to the war-torn country? In front of the Oxford Union audience, we challenge Prince on the record of his private contractors in the Iraq w ar and ask him to explain how his controversial plan for the conflict in Afghanistan would bring it to an end. We’ll also ask Prince, who previously served as an informal advisor to President Trump and has been interviewed by both the US House Intelligence Committee and Special Counsel Robert Mueller, about his ties to the current administration. We are joined by a panel of three experts: Sean McFate, a former private military contractor, former officer in the US army, and author of the book, The New Rules of War. Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, an award-winning Guardian journalist from Iraq who’s covered conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen and beyond. Tim Collins, a former commander in the British Army and co-founder of the private military consulting company, New Century. This episode will be broadcast March 8 at 20:00 GMT and will be repeated on March 9 at 12:00 GMT, March 10 at 01:00GMT and March 11 at 06:00 GMT. Follow us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/AJHeadToHead) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/AJHeadtoHead). Watch previous Head to Head episodes here: https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/headtohead/episodes.html Head to Head is Al Jazeera's forum for ideas, a gladiatorial contest tackling big issues such as faith, nationalism, democracy and foreign intervention, in front of an opinionated audience at the Oxford Union. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #HeadtoHead #Blackwater
Views: 565330 Al Jazeera English
Putin says US sanctions on Huawei intended to weaken China
 
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Russia's President has accused the US of attacking telecoms giant Huawei to weaken China, and called the possibility of a US war with Iran a “catastrophe”. Vladimir Putin made the comments during his annual question-and-answer session with the public. But much of the questioning focused on domestic issues. Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Moscow. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #Putin #Huawei
Views: 91011 Al Jazeera English
🇧🇩 Is Bangladesh a one-party state? | Head to Head
 
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In this episode of Head to Head, Mehdi Hasan challenges Gowher Rizvi, the International Affairs advisor to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, on the state of the country’s democracy and whether it is heading towards authoritarianism. Once one of the poorest countries in the region, Bangladesh’s economy has been booming over the last decade, with economic growth faster than its neighbours, India and Pakistan. It also boasts lower infant mortality and longer life expectancy than its peers. However, human rights groups warn that the country is becoming increasingly autocratic, accusing the government of clamping down on any form of dissent and hounding and locking up its political rivals. In recent elections Bangladesh’s ruling party, the Awami League, reasserted its power following a landslide general election victory. The opposition rejected the results, amid violence which saw 17 killed and allegations of vote-rigging and intimidation. Our guest on Head to Head is Gowher Rizvi, close ally of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and advisor on international affairs. Mr Rizvi is also a renowned historian and former Oxford University scholar. We challenge Mr Rizvi on Sheikh Hasina’s government’s record in office and whether it is increasingly trying to silence its critics. We also ask him about the ongoing Rohingya crisis, where over 1 million refugees have fled Myanmar and are living in camps in Bangladesh. Is Bangladesh doing enough to help? We are joined by a panel of three experts: Saida Muna Tasneem, Bangladesh's High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland. Abbas Faiz, South Asia analyst at Essex University, previously worked for Amnesty International for more than 30 years. Tasneem Khalil, Swedish Bangladeshi journalist, author of Jallad: Death Squads and State Terror in South Asia. Is Bangladesh a one-party state? with Gohwer Rizvi will be broadcast on March 1 at 20:00 GMT and will be repeated on March 2nd at 12:00 GMT, March 3rd at 01:00 GMT and March 4th at 06:00 GMT. Head to Head is Al Jazeera's forum for ideas, a gladiatorial contest tackling big issues such as faith, nationalism, democracy and foreign intervention, in front of an opinionated audience at the Oxford Union. Follow us on: https://www.facebook.com/AJHeadToHead and @AJheadtohead Watch previous Head to Head shows here: https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/headtohead/episodes.html #Gowher_Rizvi_Al_Jazeera - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #Bangladesh #HeadtoHead
Views: 877151 Al Jazeera English
Sudan violence: 40 bodies pulled from Nile
 
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The Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors said 40 bodies of "martyrs" were retrieved from the Nile River on Tuesday, a day after the attack on the Khartoum sit-in. In a Facebook post, the committee said the bodies have been taken to an unknown location by the Rapid Support Forces (RSF). The figure brings the death toll, since Monday's raid, to 100. The Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors also said there was a "total internet outage" in Sudan. Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #SudanViolence #SudanProtest
Views: 32326 Al Jazeera English
US Guantanamo guard converts to Islam
 
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As the US government moves to shutdown its detention centre at Guantanamo Bay, stories are emerging of the way it affected those inside. Former inmates have talked about the deprivation and pressures they faced. But Terry Holdbrooks was on the other side. He was a US soldier and he says he saw something in the behaviour of the inmates that changed him. He tells his story to Al Jazeera in his own words.
Views: 821245 Al Jazeera English
Muhammad Yunus: Aung San Suu Kyi 100 percent to blame for Rohingya plight 🇲🇲 - UpFront
 
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In what the United Nations has called "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing", in recent weeks more than half a million majority-Muslim Rohingya have fled Myanmar for neighbouring Bangladesh. Myanmar's security forces and Buddhist vigilantes have been accused of mass rape, murder and the burning of entire villages. Nobel Peace laureate and economist Muhammad Yunus placed the blame on de facto leader and fellow Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. "I'll put 100 percent of the blame on her because she is the leader," Yunus said. When asked if Myanmar's military is actually wielding the power and rendering her essentially powerless, Yunus replied, "Well, then she should resign." Yunus also said that by staying on in government Aung San Suu Kyi is "absolutely" giving her blessing to the military and its actions in Myanmar. "Not only that, verbally she's defending it," he added. "She says, 'I don't know why these people are going. No, we don't have atrocities. No, it is Arakanese who are attacking us.' All kinds of things ... She gets all the blame and she's responsible for it, and she has to fix it." In the interview, we also discuss his new book, and Yunus warns that the way the concentration of wealth has taken place in the world is leading to a ticking timebomb. For this week's Headliner, we speak with Muhammad Yunus, the author of the new book, A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions. More from UpFront on: YouTube - http://aje.io/upfrontYT Facebook - http://facebook.com/ajUpFront Twitter - http://twitter.com/ajUpFront Website - http://aljazeera.com/upfront
Views: 98994 Al Jazeera English
🇰🇷 Plastic Surgery: The Cost of Beauty | 101 East
 
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Seoul, South Korea's capital, is at the heart of a growing obsession to look perfect. In the Apgujeong district of Seoul, the streets are lined with endless rows of plastic surgery clinics. Business is booming. In South Korea, v-shaped jaws, double eyelids and dimpled smiles are all the rage and people from across the nation, and the world, are flocking to the clinics for plastic surgery, supporting an industry worth $5bn a year. More than 4,000 clinics provide cosmetic surgery in Seoul, with an estimated 650,000 people a year going under the knife. But the surgeries performed by some of the clinics do not always live up to patients' expectations and the quest for beauty and profits is putting lives at risk. So Yi Yoon has suffered many medical problems since having plastic surgery, including not being able to close one of her eyes. She now works two jobs to pay off her debts and is suffering from depression. On this edition of 101 East, we look at what is driving the growth of this booming business and at what price to individuals and the wider Korean society? 101 East delves into Korea's plastic surgery craze and uncovers the real price of pursuing physical perfection. More from 101 East on: YouTube - http://aje.io/101eastYouTube Facebook - http://facebook.com/101east Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj101east Website - http://aljazeera.com/101east #Plastic_Surgery #Cosmetic_Surgery #Al_Jazeera_English
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Rights groups slam Egypt’s government over Morsi’s death
 
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Human Rights Watch accuses the Egyptian government of failing to provide former President Mohamed Morsi with adequate medical care in prison. He died after collapsing in a Cairo court on June 17. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ #Aljazeeraenglish #Egypt #MorsiDeath
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🇮🇷 🇨🇳 Iran's Zarif: 'Concrete action' needed to save nuclear deal | Al Jazeera English
 
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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is in China. He's been touring the region to shore up support after the US tightened sanctions on Iran's oil sector. China is a signatory to the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers and the biggest buyer of Iranian oil. But ties between them are now coming under pressure from Washington. Al Jazeera's Adrian Brown reports from Beijing, China. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #IranChinaRelations #USSanctions
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Iran calls tanker explosions 'suspicious' as global concern grows
 
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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has described reported attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz as "suspicious" as they coincided with a meeting between Japan's prime minister and Iran's supreme leader. The incidents on Thursday near the strategic sea lane - through which one-third of all oil traded by sea passes - left one vessel ablaze and the other adrift, forcing scores of the crew to abandon the ships. Al Jazeera's correspondents report from from the White House, Tehran, and the United Nations. Time stamps: Mike Hanna, United Nations at 1:46 Dorsa Jabbari, Tehran at 3:35 Kimberly Halkett at 6:23 Thumbnail image credit: Artjom Lofitski / Tallart Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ #BreakingNews #GulfofOman #OilTankersAttack
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Turkey: Erdogan slams Egypt's 'tyrants' as thousands mourn Morsi
 
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended a ceremony at a mosque in Istanbul, where he raised question marks over the circumstances of Egyptian ex-President Mohamed Morsi’s death. The former Egyptian leader, deposed in a coup in 2013, had died in court on Monday. He’d been on trial for spying charges. At Istanbul's Fatih mosque where thousands joined in prayers, Erdogan called Morsi a "martyr" and blamed Egypt's "tyrants" for his death adding that he didn't believe that Morsi died of natural causes. Al Jazeera Sinem Koseoglu reports from Istanbul. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #Turkey #Morsi #Erdogan
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Sudan civilians say military has lost their trust after violence
 
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A diplomatic flurry to build bridges between Sudan’s Transitional Military Council and protesters is facing many obstacles. The army insists on having a bigger say in a proposed transitional council to form a government, a condition rejected by civilian leaders. They say Sudan’s military has lost the trust of the people after its violent crackdown on demonstrators. Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #SudanProtests #SudanMilitary
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🇮🇸 Turning CO2 into stone in Iceland - earthrise
 
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One hundred percent of Iceland's electricity needs are generated from renewable sources, including geothermal energy. With the aim of cutting emissions even further, a unique carbon capture system called CarbFix is being pioneered at the Hellsheidi geothermal power plant in western Iceland. Carbon dioxide emissions are captured, mixed with water and injected into the ground. Through this process, the CO2 is transformed into a mineral called calcite within just six months. This solid form of CO2 storage is seen as one of the most effective ways of preventing the gas from entering the atmosphere. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
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Astronomers capture first-ever image of a black hole | Al Jazeera English
 
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Scientists have unveiled the highly anticipated first picture of a black hole, a gravitational monster in a galaxy tens of millions of light years away. Black holes are so far away they have been impossible to see. But a global collaboration involving a network of telescopes has made this first picture possible. The debate now begins into whether the image supports or shatters Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #Blackhole #Astronomers
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Noam Chomsky's Manufacturing Consent revisited | The Listening Post
 
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There is an exquisite and oft-quoted moment in an interview between BBC journalist Andrew Marr and Noam Chomsky in which Marr asks: "How can you know that I'm self-censoring?". "I'm not saying you're self censoring. I'm sure you believe everything you're saying. But what I'm saying is that if you believed something different, you wouldn't be sitting where you're sitting." Wry as ever, Chomsky exposed the slightly delusional pretensions of the journalistic establishment - and not far behind, the complicities of the media industry with political power. Harsh? Perhaps. True? All too often. For many of us who work at The Listening Post, Chomsky's ideas on the media in Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media have provided us with a guide, full of cautionary tales and ideas that are still controversial to this day. The book was published in 1988 - a year before the end of the Cold War when it was announced that western liberal democracy had triumphed, heralding the end of ideology, authoritarianism, and propaganda. In the past 30 years, we have seen the mass communications industry multiply, providing an illusion of choice, echoing the rhetorics of freedom - of press, of expression - but not necessarily yielding the pluralism liberal democracies had promised. In that way, the book continues to resonate. But like all revered texts, Manufacturing Consent also calls upon us as active readers, journalists, citizens to interrogate its premises. Does the book's denunciatory tone risk overstate the power of the media establishment? Does it underestimate the critical faculties of the public? Is the media so homogenous an entity that power can be wielded top-down? Where are the lapses, the blind spots? Where do journalists find pockets of power that serve to disrupt? We spoke to three journalists who have their careers being disruptive and asked them about the ideas that had influenced them in Chomsky and Herman's book: Matt Taibbi, whose reporting for Rolling Stone has provided one of the most critical accounts of US political history in recent years; Indian editor-in-chief Aman Sethi who questions the premises of Chomsky's book and Amira Hass, the Haaretz correspondent for the Occupied Territories. The first thing we asked Hass was what she thought about Chomsky's statement: "the general population doesn't know what's happening, and it doesn't even know that it doesn't know". "This is a very humanist and optimistic statement," she responded. "The belief that when people are informed they may act, things may change. In Hebrew, the words knowledge and awareness are all made of the same root. Yedda and Mudaoot. And so awareness is connected to Mudaoot in Hebrew. And this is how I started working in Gaza, aware that the Israeli public knows nothing about the occupation and what it means. But the people do not pick up this information. They have access to it but they choose not to access it." Hass has been covering Palestine for the best part of 30 years - in that time, sources of information have multiplied, but public outrage? "Today we have so much access to information in other ways that we are on a collision with the fact that people are not interested in what does not serve immediately their interest," she said, with resignation, "and this is a very sad realisation." Aman Sethi put it like this: "It's easy to say that people believe what they believe because their consent has been manufactured. But what if people know exactly what's going on and still believe what they believe, right? Then that's terrifying." More from The Listening Post on: YouTube - http://aje.io/listeningpostYT Facebook - http://facebook.com/AJListeningPost Twitter - http://twitter.com/AJListeningPost Website - http://aljazeera.com/listeningpost - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/
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The Gang Within: A Baltimore Police Scandal | Fault Lines
 
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It's been three years since Baltimore erupted in a series of protests over police violence, exposing deep divisions between the city's police department and the community. The protests captured national attention - prompting a federal investigation - and several high-profile efforts at reform. Now a new scandal is threatening to undermine those efforts, raising questions about the depth of police corruption in Baltimore, and the institutional forces that allow corrupt officers to remain on the street. Fault Lines returns to Baltimore as new details emerge about an elite plain-clothes police unit that, for years, doubled as a criminal gang - robbing residents, planting evidence, and sending countless innocent people to jail. The unit operated with impunity in part because of the way police complaints are investigated. In Baltimore - like many other cities - if a police officer is accused of wrongdoing, the complaint is investigated behind closed doors by the police department's own Internal Affairs Division. Fault Lines investigates how this latest police scandal once again places Baltimore at the centre of a national debate over how and whether police departments can be held accountable to the communities they police. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #BaltimorePolice #Fautlines
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Noam Chomsky on Clinton vs Sanders | UpFront
 
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Renowned political theorist Noam Chomsky is often cited for his criticism of the US political system. In the second of a special two-part interview, Chomsky sits down with Mehdi Hasan to discuss the US presidential election and the rise of Islamophobia. The US academic says Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has the "best policies", but little chance of winning in a "mainly bought" election. When asked if he would vote for presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton if he lived in a swing state, Chomsky says: "Oh absolutely... my vote would be against the Republican candidate." More from UpFront on: YouTube - http://aje.io/UpFrontYT Facebook - http://facebook.com/ajUpFront Twitter - http://twitter.com/ajUpFront Website - http://aljazeera.com/upfront
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Chinese billionaires are obsessed with Belgian racing pigeons
 
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Nikolaas and hundreds of others live here at Pigeon Paradise, an exclusive breeding centre. Last year $23 million dollars worth of racing pigeons were sold from here, most to China. Today another 420 birds on their way to China - total value? $911,000. More on our website: http://aljazeera.com Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/AJEngligh Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Find us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/aljazeera
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Dawkins on religion: Is religion good or evil? | Head to Head
 
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With the headlines covering fanaticism, fundamentalism, superstition and ignorance, religion is getting a bad press these days. And much of the conflict in the world, from the Middle East to Nigeria and Myanmar, is often blamed on religion. But how are things from a different perspective? Some defenders of religion claim Adolf Hitler was an atheist. Communism under Joseph Stalin, Pol Pot or Mao Zedong banned religion, but also massacred millions. And science brought incredible and amazing advances, but also pollution and the atomic bomb. A critic of religious dogmatism, Professor Richard Dawkins revolutionised genetics in 1976 with the publication of The Selfish Gene. He has since written 12 more bestsellers, including The God Delusion which sold millions of copies, was translated into more than 30 languages, and catapulted him to the position of the world's foremost atheist. Mehdi Hasan challenges evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins at the Oxford Union in front of a varied and lively audience. In a frank and at times heated exchange, they discuss: Is religion a force for good or evil? Can it co-exist with science? Is science the new religion? And why if god does not exist, is religion so persistent? More from Head to Head on: YouTube - http://aje.io/headtoheadYT Facebook - http://facebook.com/AJHeadToHead Twitter - http://twitter.com/AJHeadToHead Website - http://aljazeera.com/headtohead - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #ReligiousDebate #HeadtoHead
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🇬🇧 How the world is reacting to Theresa May's resignation | Al Jazeera English
 
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After three tumultuous years in office, British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her resignation. In an emotional statement, she said she deeply regretted her failure to lead the United Kingdom out of the European Union. Calls for her to step down had been growing, with the Brexit process in disarray. In a fortnight, May will stand down as leader of the Conservative Party, while the opposition calls for a general election. Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #TheresaMay #Brexit
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China's rare earth monopoly
 
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Rare earth metals are a collection of 17 chemical elements that are key to the production of a long list of modern-day technologies. Despite their name, the elements are relatively plentiful in the earth's crust. However, because of their geochemical properties, the elements are not often found in concentrated forms that are economically viable to extract. Mining them is not only complex but costly, so many countries are cautious. China produces more than 95 per cent of the elements for the world's technology industry. The rest is supplied by the US, Estonia, India, Malaysia and Brazil. That may change, however, as demand for rare-earth metals rises for use in products such as smartphones, electric and hybrid cars, common computer monitors and televisions. Al Jazeera's Melissa Chan, reporting from Baotou in China, examines the importance of these elements.
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Hong Kong throng: Protesters want leader Lam to quit
 
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Protesters in Hong Kong appear determined to force a controversial extradition bill to be scrapped altogether. Large crowds are marching again, a day after Hong Kong's chief executive, Carrie Lam, suspended the bill. Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Hong Kong. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #HongKong #ExtraditionBill
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Americans shocked at New Zealand's move towards gun control | Al Jazeera English
 
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In addition to sharing tributes online, people in the United States are surprised by how quickly New Zealand's government appears to be moving on to the gun control debate after attacks on mosques in the country killed at least 50 people on Friday. Al Jazeera's Andrew Chappelle reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/
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Food for thought: China's Food Safety | 101 East
 
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Every year two million people die from unsafe food and water around the world. Food safety experts warn these deaths may be caused by human design, and nowhere is this trend more prevalent than in China. Tracing the making of a bowl of wonton noodle soup, a 101 East investigation exposes the toxic stew this iconic dish has become. From tainted additives in noodles to growth hormones in pork, to industrial filler posing as meat, presenter Steve Chao finds that anything is possible for producers looking to cut corners and make a fast buck. Do you have a story about Chinese food you consumed? @AJ101East goes undercover to expose the hidden harm in China's Food Industry. More from 101 East on: - YouTube - http://aje.io/101eastYouTube - Facebook - http://facebook.com/101east - Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj101east - Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj101east - Website - http://aljazeera.com/101east #AlJazeeraEnglish #FoodSafety #101East
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One on One - Gore Vidal
 
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Gore Vidal has been a leader in American literary culture for six decades.
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Gaza Killings: Who is to blame? | Head to Head
 
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In this episode of Head to Head, Mehdi Hasan challenges Danny Ayalon on whether Israel is responsible for the recent killings of Palestinians following months of protests along the Gaza fence. Formerly a deputy foreign minister to Israel and ambassador to the United States, Ayalon has been a key player and trusted adviser in Israel's foreign policy for more than two decades. He has been a political adviser to three prime ministers - Ariel Sharon, Ehud Barak and, most recently, Bejamin Netanyahu. As the region marks the 70th anniversary of the creation of the state of Israel, which led to the expulsion of 750,000 Palestinians in what is referred to as the "Nakba" or "catastrophe", we challenge him on whether Israel's shooting of Palestinian protesters is moral or legal. We also examine whether Iran is more or less of a threat since the US withdrew from the nuclear deal and if Netanyahu is undermining Israel's democracy by attempting to curtail civil rights and pushing the country to the far right. We are joined by a panel of three experts: Avi Shlaim, renowned Israeli-British historian and emeritus professor at Oxford University. Paul Charney, chairman of the UK Zionist Federation. Diana Buttu, Israeli-Palestinian lawyer and former adviser to the Palestinian Liberation Organisation. Editor's note: Since the recording of this programme, an investigation by Israeli human rights organisation B'Tselem concluded that Israeli security forces "deliberately killed" Palestinian paramedic Razan al-Najjar at a protest along the Gaza fence. The episode was also recorded just before Knesset passed the controversial "Jewish nation-state" law on July 19. Gaza Killings: Who is to blame? with Danny Ayalon will be broadcast on July 20 at 20:00 GMT and will be repeated on July 21 at 12:00 GMT, July 22 at 01:00 GMT and July 22 at 06:00 GMT. Head to Head is Al Jazeera's forum for ideas, a gladiatorial contest tackling big issues in front of an opinionated audience at the Oxford Union. More from Head to Head on: YouTube - http://aje.io/headtoheadYT Facebook - http://facebook.com/AJHeadToHead Twitter - http://twitter.com/AJHeadToHead Website - http://aljazeera.com/headtohead - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/
Views: 379033 Al Jazeera English
Venezuela crisis: Guaido's envoys accused of embezzling aid funds
 
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Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido is under scrutiny with some of his envoys on the Colombian border facing corruption allegations. They are accused of stealing funds meant to help military defectors living in Colombia. Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Cucuta near the Venezuelan border. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #VenezuelaCrisis #JuanGuaido #AljazeeraEnglish
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🇭🇰 Hong Kong's Missing Booksellers | 101 East
 
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Since October last year, five men linked to a Hong Kong bookstore have disappeared one after another. China-born Swedish national Gui Minhai was allegedly taken from Thailand. Lui Por, Cheung Chi Ping and Lam Wing Kee disappeared in mainland China, and British citizen Lee Bo was last seen at his Hong Kong warehouse. The bookstore in question deals in publications critical of Chinese leaders, and before his disappearance, Gui was apparently preparing to publish a new book. Could this be the reason why he went missing? All five men have since resurfaced in mainland China. But how did they get there? Outraged Hong Kongers and the international community are demanding answers. More from 101 East on: YouTube - http://aje.io/101eastYT Facebook - http://facebook.com/101east Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj101east Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj101east Website - http://aljazeera.com/101east
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Longevity: Journey into the blue zone | TechKnow
 
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In this episode of TechKnow, we explore the regions where people enjoy a longer life of good health, regions known as Blue zones. Acciaroli is one such region. It is part of what is known as the Cilento Coast of Italy, situated 140 km south of Naples. It has a high concentration of centenarians living there. According to researchers from Rome's Sapienza University and the University of California, San Diego, one in every 60 of its residents is at least 90 years old. This Mediterranean region has become known for good health supplemented by diet rich in fresh produce, pasta, olive oil, and rosemary. More from TechKnow on: Twitter - https://Twitter.com/AJTechKnow Website - http://aljazeera.com/TechKnow Subscribe to AJE on YouTube - http://aje.io/YTsubscribe
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Iraq's president calls on neighbours, allies for Iran's stability
 
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Iraq's president calls on neighbours, allies for Iran's stability: Iraq's president Barham Salih has called upon neighbouring countries and allies to support Iran's stability. Iraq has also refused to sign the final joint statement issued by the Arab League following its meeting in Saudi Arabia, which is also hosting talks with the leaders of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Earlier, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud accused Iran of interfering in the internal affairs of Arab states. Qatar's Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Thani is also attending the summits amid the country's ongoing blockade by Saudi Arabia and its allies. Andrew Simmons reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #IranTensions #BarhamSalih
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earthrise - Rain Catchers
 
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Using sand dams to turn once arid soil into fertile farmland.
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