🇱🇾 UN envoy warns of ‘long and bloody war’ in Libya | Al Jazeera English

The United Nations Security Council has been warned that Libya is on the verge of descending into a prolonged civil war. The UN’s special envoy for Libya briefed members in New York. Ghassan Salame’s assessment follows seven weeks of fighting for control of Tripoli by forces loyal to the warlord Khalifa Haftar. Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from the UN. – 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 #Libya #UN

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James Clapper reacts to call he should be investigated

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper reacts to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders saying he and other former intelligence officials should be investigated after special counsel Robert Mueller did not establish collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. CLARIFICATION: The caption for this video was updated to more precisely reflect Attorney General Bill Barr’s letter to Congress. Specifically, Barr quoted from special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to say the “investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its…

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Unblocking India’s sewers… by hand – BBC News

It’s dirty work but somebody has got to do it – except that the practice of people removing human excrement and sewage with their bare hands was made illegal in India 25 years ago. That doesn’t mean people have stopped doing it. It’s called ‘manual scavenging’ and the Indian government estimates that there are about 600,000 ‘manual scavengers’ in the country. Official estimates say that one worker dies every five days in India doing this type of work – but campaigners have told Newsnight this is the tip of the…

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Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: Rescue efforts to end – BBC News

Nearly two weeks after a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian city of Palu, major search and rescue operations are due to end. More than 2,000 people are known to have died and around 5,000 are still feared missing. The government says it has imposed the rescue deadline to stop the spread of diseases, and because it’s increasingly difficult to identify bodies. The BBC’s Howard Johnson reports from Balaroa, one of the worst hit districts of Palu. Video produced by Abdujalil Abdurasulov Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

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🇮🇶 US ally and Iran’s neighbour, Iraq is caught in the middle | Al Jazeera English

Iraq’s prime minister says he’s sending a delegation to the United States and Iran. There are concerns a military confrontation could lead to renewed conflict in Iraq, which is a US ally and Iran’s neighbour. People in Iraq are hoping for a peaceful solution and hope their country will not be turned into a battleground again. Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from Baghdad. – 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 #Iraq #USIranTensions

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