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23 апреля, 18:14

Canada: Quebec maple syrup producers facing huge fines

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Canada: Quebec maple syrup producers facing huge fines. Maple syrup is an occasional treat for most people. Canada's Quebec province produces 80 percent of the syrup consumed around the world, largely through a strict system of quotas and price controls. But some farmers who want to opt out are facing huge fines. - 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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23 апреля, 16:59

Afghanistan mourns after deadly Taliban attack on army base

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Afghanistan mourns after deadly Taliban attack on army base. Afghanistan is holding a day of national mourning after a Taliban attack on an army base on Friday that killed at least 140 soldiers. President Ashraf Ghani visited survivors in the northern city of Mazar-e Sharif. - 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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23 апреля, 15:30

Giving the far right a voice - The Listening Post

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At the heart of what is termed an open society is the idea that if all views get a fair hearing, and a platform is provided for debate, then individuals can decide for themselves what to believe and society can reach some sort of consensus. Is that really the case? Or does giving these movements a media platform grant them a degree of legitimacy that tells viewers that intolerant, racist or otherwise bigoted views are potentially of equal value to their opposite. Contributors: Ash Sarkar, senior editor, Novara Media Kyle Pope, editor-in-chief and publisher, Columbia Journalism Review Bas Heijne, columnist, NRC Padraig Reidy, editor, Little Atoms 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

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23 апреля, 14:47

Turkey's vote and the role of the media - The Listening Post

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Turkey's constitutional referendum - if implemented - will grant President Erdogan sweeping powers. What role did the media play in the "Yes" campaign - and what does the vote mean for Turkey's democracy? Contributors: Gulseren Adakli, media scholar Fatih Polat, editor-in-chief, Evrensel. Borzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent, Buzzfeed News Mustafa Karoglu, columnist, Star Daily 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

23 апреля, 11:31

Venezuelans defy police in fresh protests

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Police in Venezuela have fired tear gas and rubber bullets after crowds held silent demonstrations demanding the ousting of President Nicolas Maduro. Some protesters used slingshots to launch rocks at police blockades on Saturday. Al Jazeera's Rob Matheson explains. - 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/

23 апреля, 10:52

The Gambia seeks to rejoin Commonwealth

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The Gambia seeks to rejoin Commonwealth The Gambia is looking to rejoin the Commonwealth after a four-year absence. The new government made its official request shortly after a visit by Boris Johnson, the UK foreign secretary, to the West African nation in February. The UK is also hoping to strengthen ties with its former colonies as it starts the process to leave the European Union. Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from the capital Banjul. - 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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23 апреля, 08:22

Performers flock to Palestine dance festival

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Performers flock to Palestine dance festival Palestinian artists are attempting to overcome obstacles imposed by the Israeli occupation to enrich their cultural heritage. This month, performers and artists from around the world are flocking to the city of Ramallah for the 12th annual contemporary dance festival. Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. - 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/

23 апреля, 08:19

Philippines shuts down mining operations

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Philippines shuts down mining operations The environment agency in the Philippines has cancelled at least 70 large-scale mining contracts. The government says it is stepping up its campaign to stop extraction in what it describes as “critical areas” in the south of the country. But many people from the mining industry, who fear for their livelihoods, have opposed the decision. Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Compostela Valley in the southern Philippines. - 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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23 апреля, 08:14

Pellet guns take toll on civilians in Indian-administered Kashmir

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Pellet guns take toll on civilians in Indian-administered Kashmir Security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir say they will continue to use pellet guns against protesters. More than a thousand people suffered permanent eye damage and many were blinded by pellet guns during protests last year. Doctors say they have treated between 30 and 40 patients for pellet-gun injuries since the end of March this year. Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from Srinagar, the capital of Indian-administered Kashmir. - 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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23 апреля, 07:33

Thousands protest across US on Earth Day

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Thousands protest across US on Earth Day Tens of thousands of people have marked World Earth Day with rallies across the US against budget cuts to environmental programmes. The March for Science took place in about 600 cities on Saturday. The US government has proposed cutting spending on efforts to tackle climate change. Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Washington, DC. - 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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23 апреля, 07:24

Tight race in French presidential election

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Tight race in French presidential election People in France will head to the polls for the first round of the French presidential election on Sunday. Since the start of the campaign in November, former favourites have fallen by the wayside and new faces have come to the fore. Reporting from Paris, Al Jazeera’s Natacha Butler takes a look back at six months of a dramatic campaign. - 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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23 апреля, 07:22

France set to vote in key presidential election

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France set to vote in key presidential election People in France will head to the polls for the first round of the presidential election on Sunday. On the eve of the most unpredictable vote, the race appears to be tightening. The campaign focus has been on jobs and the economy, but security is also a key issue for many voters following a string of attacks in the country. Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports from Paris. - 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/