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President Erdogan speaks the truth about the west making money out of war

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Jordan’s Azraq camp receives Syria’s new refugees (Video)

info-pictogram1 A total of 6.5 million Syrians have been displaced from their homes, representing about 30 percent of Syria’s pre-war population of 23 million.Jordan’s Azraq camp is four months old and houses 11,000 refugees.Refugees staying at the Azraq camp live with no electricity or flooring to their prefabricated homes.Al Jazeera’s Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports from Azraq camp, Jordan.

Palestinians left to rebuild lives and homes (Video)

info-pictogram1 Gaza and Israel are enjoying the first day of a long-term ceasefire. Both sides are claiming victory, but the cost of the damage to Gaza has been estimated to be at least $6bn. Al Jazeera’s Jane Ferguson reports from Gaza.

Sri Lankans struggle to find clean water (Video)

info-pictogram1 More than a million people in Sri Lanka are struggling to find clean drinking water, after a 10-month drought enveloped parts of the island nation. Authorities are predicting that draught will trigger the paddy harvest to fall by around 17 percent, from the 4 million tons recorded in 2013. The government is renovating irrigation tanks to help deal with the crisis. It is spending millions of dollars to clean up and repair the irrigation network. Al Jazeera’s More than a million people in Sri Lanka are struggling to find clean drinking water, after a 10-month drought enveloped parts of the island nation. Authorities are predicting that draught will trigger the paddy harvest to fall by around 17 percent, from the 4 million tons recorded in 2013. The government is renovating irrigation tanks to help deal with the crisis. It is spending millions of dollars to clean up and repair the irrigation network. Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports from southern Sri Lanka. reports from southern Sri Lanka.

India’s government bears poverty burden (Video)

info-pictogram1 The United Nations says that one third of the world’s extreme poor – people who earn less than $1 a day – live in India. The government has been trying to halve the number of people living in abject poverty. But as Al Jazeera’s Nidhi Dutt reports, living above the poverty line does not always mean a better life.

Gazans take shelter in UN-run schools (Video)

info-pictogram1 Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians are still sheltering in UN-run schools in the Gaza strip. Many of those forced to find refuge have nowhere to go, as their homes have been destroyed. The academic year was scheduled to begin in a week, but that has now been delayed. Al Jazeera’s Jane Ferguson reports from the Gaza Strip.

Manga and anime: Japan still treating children as sexual objects

Possessing child porn is now illegal in Japan – but depicting children as sexual objects in cartoons or animation isn’t.

Source: http://www.aljazeera.com/

The sale of pornographic materials is rampant in Japan. Go into any convenience store and you will find mainstream pornographic magazines sold alongside consumer publications; while a “for adults only” sign demarcates the violent, hardcore porn magazines. But it isn’t only adults whose bodies are on display: Underaged girls are routinely portrayed in suggestive ways – from teen pop groups posing in lingerie or pubescent children engaging in sexual acts in manga comic books.

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One tree, 40 types of fruit (Video)

info-pictogram1 Sam Van Aken, an art professor at Syracuse University, grafted the tree over nine years into something of biblical proportions. The “Tree of 40 Fruits” contains peaches, plums, nectarines and apricots, all of which are readily edible. Jeff Glor reports.

How South Sudan’s Conflict Has Led To A Food Crisis (Video)

info-pictogram1 South Sudan is on the brink of catastrophe. The country has fallen into a bloody civil war divided by its two largest ethnic groups, the Dinka and Nuer. Fighting and heavy rains have critically impacted access to food. AJ+ asks Challiss McDonough from the World Food Programme – East Africa, about what’s happening in the world’s youngest country.