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shattered piece >> this is a reprehensible act. there will be consequences. >> a fragile ceasefire between colombian rebels and the government is broken now the president vows retaliation. flowers and tears. >> how can we go back to a normal life we know where they are. how can we not find our kids and our husbands? the government knows.
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>> lost in the south korean ferry accident. >> google artificially favors its own shopping service and that constitutes an butte. >> the european union accuses google of cheating competitors. now the search giant could be on the hook for a $6 billion fine. grappling with citizen owe xenophobia. south africans are fleeing for safety. good evening i'm antonio mora. >> and i'm barbara serra. we begin tonight with a major set back for peace in colombia. officials say farc rebels broke a four month ceasefire by
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attacking and killing 11 government soldiers. today juan manuel santos says there will be peace talks with the group. >> the two sides have been meeting in cuba since 2012. at the same time officials are urging the rebels to release 2,000 underage fighters in their ranks. farc promised to stop recruiting children in their ceasefire but it has apparently fallen apart. john terret has the latest. >> the attack came in southwest province an army hit with gun fire and explosives, in a hamlet called esperanza. meaning hope. >> in a search carried out by the troops the body of a narco terrorist has been found.
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>> reporter: if that's true, the first since the farc declared a unilateral ceasefire in december. farc is a marxist organization that's been looking to overthrow the government since the '60s. progress so much so the military assessed bombing raids against farc fighters. now a chance to end the longest running conflict in the americas has slipped away. ordered the military to resume air strikes against the rebels. he had harsh words about the attack. >> translator: we are going to pursue those responsible for this despicable attack. i have ordered the resumption of the bombing against farc areas until further notice.
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>> despite the ceasefire. >> translator: we call for national reflection, it's necessary to stop this war. we need to stop seeing mothers crying upon receiving news from guerilla fighters. >> wait until the latest empass can be sorted outimpassewill be sorted out. john terret, al jazeera. >> the council on foreign relations estimates the 50 years of conflict in colombia have left more than 220,000 people dead and 5 million displaced. it is believed there are about
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7,000 members of farc today whereas in the earlier years there were more than 16,000. some estimates say the group could make as much as $3.5 billion annually in shipping cocaine out of colombia and believes farc counts for 60% of the cocaine that is make its way to america. >> ambassador, very good to have you with us. last week, one of the colombian government's chief negotiators says the end of what was the longest running conflicts in the americas was within reach. what happened? >> it is true that the negotiations in havana between the government and the gur ridicule last ofguerillashave reached
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agreement. however this morning, an attack of a guerilla group against soldiers who were sleeping caused the death of 11 of colombian military and bring the peace process to probably the most serious crietion is since thecrisis since thenegotiation is began two years ago. >> do you think we'll see an all out war in colombia? >> no, i don't think that the peace process is going to be ended. i think we're going back to the situation we had in october or november last year. the negotiations were advancing but the political climate here in bogota was very negative. increasingly skeptical and do not believe in the success of the talk.
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our people want the peace process and the negotiations produce actual results and when you see 11 colombians dying and the way they died this morning that rates very difficult problems of credibility for the process. >> president santos has said the negotiations were a failed state, gur rich the guerilla warfare spiraling out of control? >> yobility. i think the peace process is going to continue. i think most likely scenario for this peace process is an agreement would be reached. i have been to colombia and i have been with the farc and the negotiators for the government. i'm quite convinced that the two parties want to reach and agreement. now it is true that we have to survive, that the process has to
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survive a very difficult short term situation that we are in a significant crisis. but i think in the next days both the government and the guerillas will have to find a way to replace the confidence that was lost. i don't think the process is going to be ended. >> finally what is the u.s. role been and what should it be in the future? >> the u.s. government has very clearly stated that they support politically this process. president obama himself has mentioned that and he did as recently as last weekend in the summit of the americas and he also appointed a special envoy a former ambassador to latin america who is someone who knows the region very well. he was here in bogota, he talked with president santos and the negotiating team. he also traveled to havana and led to the guerilla leaders who are participating in the talks. both the government and if
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guerillas believe the united states should play a role, perhaps as mediator or accepting the nonextradition of some of the mediators and even perhaps participating in financing some of the programs that in the postconflict erar era are going to be necessary to allow the guerillas to participate in political activities. >> colombia has suffered a lot through five decades of guerilla war. thank you for being with us. >> thank you very much. >> meanwhile cuba's direct relationship with farc played a direct relationship with the island nation being on the terrorist list. as we mentioned the u.s. classifies it as a terrorist organization. cuba de denounced its relationship
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with terrorist nation. >> spot of the accident to remember their loved ones. more than 300 people died in the incident. most of them were high school students. the chief engineer is now serving a 30 year prison sentence for homicide. harry fawcett joins us. it is a day of grief and remembrance but some controversy over the accident. tell us about that and what we're going to see today. >> reporter: well, that's right. this is a very somber day for this country which was hit so hard by this terrible disaster. exactly one year ago. and as you said, we saw those images on wednesday of the parents going out on boats to where the sinking took place and the grief. the pain was still very raw a
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lot of confrontation not being better parents while their children were still alive. the high school where these kids came from, a number of high school students have just arrived outside the memorial tent they are holding a small event as can you see with those yellow banners and umbrellas. the controversial still continues. along with having to deal with their grief the parents had to fight authorities. they successfully secured a special law last year which allowed for a special investigation, an independent investigation as to exactly how this tragedy unfolded and why their children died. but they say that investigation hasn't been assisted, has indeed been hampered by the government. they want the wreckage to be lifted so the nine bodies can be recovered. unless those demands are met
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they can't really commemorate their children in good heart while the truth remains uncovered. >> as you mentioned you have been speaking with the parents. tell us a little bit more about what they've been going through. because it must be an incredibly difficult year for them. >> it's been a horrendous year for nearly all of them. the father of one of those missing young people, a young girl named dayun he said essential time stopped april the 16th last year. he is representative of many people who simply had to walk away from their jobs. they have been commemorating but also campaigning pretty much full time since this all took place. because they say the official investigation, government investigation into this is a was not fully rounded enough to discover exactly what happened before and after the ship went down they say especially the government response. should have seen many more
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people saved that it was ineptly handled and also, that they need this ship raised to the surface so that they can recover their loved ones and say good-bye to them finally. >> harry fawcett joining me from south korea harry, thank you. after accusing google of cheating competitors the commissioner is now on her way to the u.s. she is expected to meet with antitrust regulators about the case. google rejects the charges of fraud but the internet giant could be forced to pay more than $6 billion in fines. simon mcgregor wood explains. >> in brussels, margaret vestave announced a situation for damaging competition. google controls 90% of all
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europe-based web searches but eu authorities have been investigating whether this near monopoly is being abused, for unfairly diverting people's searches to its own products and services at the expense of others which may be better. >> if you use that kind of market power to promote something, artificially, to favor it, in your algorithm by not giving it the same treatment as other services, well, then you are using your dominant position to restrict competition. >> reporter: today's move came after five years of complaints by digital companies who feel they have suffered directly from google's practices. >> very soon after we're launched we were struck with an algorithmic penalty that subjected us to seclusion. as a business that is
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effectively disappearing us from the internet. >> a test of the new diligently economy and how big u.s. companies are dominating the internet. in europe it is, people want to encourage european competition but in the u.s. that is called protectionism. the eu can fine google as much as 10% of its global earnings, up to $6 billion. and other parts of its business including android operating system are under formal investigation as well. google has ten weeks to respond and on wednesday issued a statement saying, while google may be the most used search system people can find information in numerous and different ways. in allegation of harmt proved wide of the mark. as and when formal charges are brought, google will have the right of appeal and the whole
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process could take years to resolve but the stakes are high in what could be a crucial test case for the digital economy. simon mcgregor wood, al jazeera, london. science and technology correspondent jake ward joins us now. thank you so much for being with us. why is the european community has gone against google while the u.s. hasn't? >> the united states antitrust authorities have considered going after it, there have even been rumors that, but in the u.s. regulators haven't gone after them. in europe there is more fire in the belly of going after them, i don't know if perhaps a different political identity, and associate of scoring points by going after google that may explain some of that. >> we have seen a specific case in spain where they went after google different issue. >> that's right that right to be forgetting law. the issue that prompted google
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to pull out of publishing in spain. >> what are the actual legal differences? >> the legal philosophy of the two areas is similar in that antitrust regulation, basically trying to make sure there are not monopolies, there are many things that the antitrust law covers but can google in fact shut down competition? in the united states we tend to not only people who hold that power but who actually use it, who have been proven to use that power over consumers. they punish companies for simply having the ability to tamp down competition or hold a monopoly. that appears to be the case here. >> when you look at the european union it is the biggest economy in the world. already there is talk of a pretty massive fine.
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>> certainly the idea that this could be as much as a $6 billion fine, it is a lot of money. in google's world it is not incredible, but it's a lot. google makes $50 billion in advertising alone throughout the world. it is not an existential threat against google. they haven't yielded any of their power yet but they've simply shut down some of their business in spain for instance, they simply turned it off on the right to be forgotten law. i can't get them in a position of getting hit with a $6 billion fine. >> jake ward, thank you. >> gathering for a g-7 meeting saying there's only one thing that vladimir putin can do to get them lifted. >> and the battle rages on in yemen but the man who is seen to have sparked the fighting is looking for an exit strategy.
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>> speaking with one voice today, g-7 leaders said it's unlikely sanctions against russia will be lifted soon. >> negotiators say they have no interest in containing or isolating russia but says if it wants to rejoin the club then tensions in ukraine must come to an end. >> meanwhile, russia is criticizing canada's decision to send hundreds of troops to ukraine. picked up after a relative month of calm. more than a thousand explosions in donetsk on sunday alone. osce observers say heavy shelling should have been withdrawn under the minsk accord. loins must do more
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>> being used in eastern ukraine and other mars of the world can naturally be used in countries like the baltics and it has to worry you is so we have to be ready and we have to be united so we know how to react. >> william taylor is a former u.s. ambassador to ukraine. he joins us from washington d.c. sir thank you very much for joining us on al jazeera. first of all do you agree of what we just heard from general petr powell that u.s. should be more active in confronting the situation in ukraine? >> yes, the russians haven't faced real sanctions, other than damaging their economy. they moved into crimea and then
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eastern ukraine. harsher essential or other military sanctions they will keep moving. >> you mentioned the russian economy has been damaged but actually what we have seen is that the currency has picked up a little bit in recent months. the treaty is not holding the military option does seem unlikely doesn't seem much appetite in the u.s. or europe for that. >> there's no interest in u.s. or europe for sending european or american troops into ukraine. that is certainly true and the ukrainians are not interested in having other people's troops come into their country. what the ukrainians are interested in is being able to defend themselves. and so there have been requests from the ukrainians to the europeans and to americans to provide them defensive weapons that will enable them to resist and indeed deter the russians
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from further aggression. >> again you mentioned sanction he and the european union's sanctions against russia due to expire later in the year. it is possible they will not be replaced. you u.s. making a leading role without help from europe? >> i do think the u.s. will have to take a leading role, i do think that the europeans have demonstrated under the leadership of chancellor merkel that they're willing to maintain these sanctions until the russians withdraw from ukraine from the southeastern part of ukraine until they adhere to the terms of the minsk agreement which call for all foreign forces to be pulled out of ukraine. until they do that, the europeans have been hanging tough on their sanctions the americans have hung tough on our
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sanctions. that should continue. we may have to increase the sanctions if the russians move forward any further aggression. >> and yet the german foreign minister has agreed, the war in syria, war in yemen war in iraq, necessary to have them for example at the g-7 meeting confront rather than isolate them? >> i don't agree i don't agree. the russians have demonstrated that they are not good partners. they are not good partners on the one hand because they will effectively lie about the role, the russian role in ukraine. that's not good partnership to have in the g-7 or the g-8. but by the second token they have demonstrated a disregard for international behavior.
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civilizeed they have violated their neighbors. they have violated treaties and understands that have stabilized europe since 1945. so they have not much to offer to the d-8. >> and this is actually -- g-8. >> this is the second or third meeting that russia has missed. do you think vladimir putin cares he is not part of the club anymore? >> i think when the g-7 nations kicked mr. putin down of the g-8 and came down to the g-7 it was a demonstration that the international community is euntedunited against a neighbor. that the russians are isolating themselves. it is not the world that is taking these actions, it is the russian government, mr. putin
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has taken his government to cause the rest of the world to deter and contain this threat. >> ambassador william taylor former ambassador to ukraine sir thank you for sharing your views with us. >> the u.s. steps up its commitment against i.s.i.l. in iraq. and xenophobia.
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>> welcome back to al jazeera america, i'm barbara serra. >> and i'm antonio mora. coming up in this half hour of international news, violence in south africa, what's causing it. >> and why integration in hockey has lacked than other sports and how it could be changing. stories across the u.s., tens of thousands of hourly
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workers walked off their jobs and took to the streets across the country today. part of a protest called fight for 15, seeking a $15 million wage. demonstrators also called for union representation and benefits. rallies were reported in more than 200 cities nationwide. >> former nfl star aaron hernandez will spend the rest of his life in prison. a jury in fall river massachusetts convicted the former new england patriot of first degree murder, carrying a mandatory sentence of life in prison. convicted on firearms and ammunition charges. >> a man is in custody tonight after landing a mini helicopter on the west lawn of the u.s. capital. the pilot was a postal worker from florida who said he landed at the capital to protest money
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in politics. prompted a lock down in the area. >> in iraq i.s.i.l. has launched a new offensive. officials say fighters seized three villages near ramadi. forces tend to liberate the anbar province. a man in bosnia is charged with being an i.s.i.l. sympathizer arrested in his home near sarajevo. officials began to investigate when he made oa series of trips. >> secretary-general ban ki-moon to end his mission.
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iran says it will use all its influence to end the conflict in yemen. ambassador javad zarif said, establishing a broad based government. meanwhile yemen's former president may be trying to leave the country. al jazeera has learned that ali abdullah saleh has looked for a safe haven. hashem a ahelbarra has the story. >> the houthis are now
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disorganized, they are trying to redeploy in aden and other areas but their convoys were soon targeted by coalition forces. >> there is no indication that the military operation may come to an end any time soon. for saudi arabia, was the only way to control yemen. >> i will not describe the military operations in yemen as a proxy war, it is a war of necessity. we had no choice but to respond to the legitimate government in order to prevent the takeover of yemen by a radical group in concert with iran and al qaeda. there is no reason for iran to be involved in yemen. >> houthi troops loyal to former president sealz sally still hold groundali abdullah salehstill hold
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ground in many provinces. for the time being the saudis have no plans for a full scale ground invasion. forces loyal to yemen's president abd rabbu mansour hadi are gaining some ground in areas of the south. here on the western entrance into aden vehicle speedway carrying people escaping the fighting ambulances head towards the fighting but can't get far. >> there are injured people over there but the houthis are targeting our vehicle. they shot at us. we can't reach the injured. >> reporter: hospitals have also been badly hit. some like this one have no electricity. air strikes continue to target houthi positions best trained
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army units loyal to saleh are based. the campaign wrapping up to force the houthis and their allies to disarm pull out from the cities they control and join political talks to solve yemen's crisis. the houthis sais say they will not hold talks as long as the air strikes continue. had a shemhashem ahelbarra, al jazeera. >> u.s. and iranian leaders spoke out today about a bill that will give congress a say on any nuclear deal with iran. during a g-7 meeting in germany secretary of state john kerry says he is confident that president obama can negotiate a final agreement and also
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confident that congress will approve it. studying the ramification of the situation. mohamed javad zarif. >> we will hold u.s. government the u.s. president accountable. for the agreements that he will make. but we will look into what the senate adopted to see whether it impinges upon or hin the hib hinders the ability of the president to carry out. >> and hasan rouhani said his country was dealing with war powers and not american lawmakers. >> translator: what the u.s. senate says what the u.s. house of representatives wants what the extremists in the u.s. are pursuing or what america's%
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mercenaries have nothing to do with our government our our people. our partner is not the u.s. senate, it is not the u.s. howchthowcht house ofhouseof representatives our partner is p-5 plus one. >> west africa nation he struggling with the ebola virus he met with the representatives from sierra leone liberia and guinea. today there are fewer than 43 cases in the region. president obama says the goal now is to fully eradicate the virus. >> now we're focused on a shared goal and that's going getting to zero. we can't be complacent. this virus is unpredictable we have to be vigilant and the international community has to
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be fully engaged with these three countries until there are no cases of ebola in these countries. >> meanwhile a new audit in liberia, shows that the minister of are health spent $700,000 fighting ebola but failed to present receipts for the spending. government has erected safe camps for immigrants whose shops were looted annal burned over the last two weeks. haru mutasa spoke to some of the displaced. she filed this report from durbin. >> we are sick and tires of this xenophobia. they kill us lot. we didn't kill maybe one person. >> reporter: there has been a wave of fighting twin immigrants and locals in some areas.
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in the port city of durbin police say at least four have been killed. gloria is from mozambique. she says the men who chased her and her nine-year-old daughter out of their home insists she does not come here. >> translator: can you please get out you must go because when we are done here we are coming for you. so i ran away. >> reporter: here in a sports field foreigners feel there is safety in number. they get food and other basic necessities from other aid agents. right now they don't know how long they will be here. they come from malawi or mozambique and can't understand why as africans they are not welcome. have some accuse them of taking their jobs. the unemployment rate is officially around 25% some say
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their anger is misguided. >> this is a protest for achary south africans for their voices to be heard. the government has ignored them for time. now the people are starting to protest. >> reporter: it is going to get dark and cold soon. most families would rather be in their homes but they can't leave yet not until they are sure some of their neighbors won't attack them again haru mutasa, al jazeera durbin. >> more robust rescue operation for those who risk their lives to get the there by sea. on monday an overcrowded boat capsized in the mid trainan sea italian navy rescued 150 but 400 are feared missing and dead. >> jerusalem remembers the six million juice who died at the hands of a nazis.
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on thursday, the country will come to a standstill with sirens wailing and people bowing their heads. study by tel aviv university kento center, says 2014 tweans 2013 was the worst year, greatest number of attacks took place in france with 164 case he reported. britain saw 144 violent incidents against jews, up from 95 the year earlier. slowing to a level not seen since 2009. >> although its growth rate would make some countries envious. we'll look at the consequences worldwide. >> we'll underpin the -- >> what happened when a protestor confronted the head of
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the european central bank. bank.
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judge. >> for years the u.s. has been worrying about china as a global competitor. but beijing says its economy is slowing down. >> grew by 7% in the first quarter of this year. growth hasn't been that low since the height of the recession. adrian brown is in beijing where he says the news doesn't necessarily spell trouble. >> well 7% economic growth would be the cause for celebration anywhere else in the world. however, china has been used to many higher levels, growth rates of 16, 17, 18% truly stellar rates. but this news is neither good nor bad. but it does confirm that china's
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economy is beginning to slow. china's premier seems to anticipate this on tuesday when he warned there would be tough times ahead this year. that was very candid language for a chinese prime minister. also on tuesday the international monetary fund warned that china's economic growth rate was likely to contract to 6.8% and in 2016 it could drop to 6.3%. china's economy is going through a period of transition right now. it is moving away from a model that was export led to one that is consumer-led. in other words china's government wants its people to consume more, buy more, ideally chinese brands. economists say the real danger is this, what happens if china's economic growth rate falls below four or 5%? could we see joblessness and what the government fears here,
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social instability. >> china's impact has well beyond its borders. andrew thomas reports from sydney australia where economic slow down is already hurting the shoppers budget. >> underneath the surface there is a squeeze going on. a lot of that has to do with the relative slow down in china. bought china is australia's biggest export customer. but the need is going down. the price of iron ore has collapsed by more than half over the year, that is putting a strain on australia's government financing. down $25 billion in the next four years, that is something australia has to find in other places putting less money in people's pockets just when prices are going up, because the falling australian dollar means
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goods are more expiive. >> the author of what the u.s. can learn from china ann good to have you back. >> good to be here. >> as adrian brown said, 7% is a growth rate most countries would die for and it's only a drop of a fraction of a percentage point. why should this be a big de deal? >> it shouldn't be a big deal. also experiencing slowing growth rates, south korea for example back in the '60s when they started their growth path to the '80s it fell almost 30%. in fact their growth rate went to negative territory. obviously, japan's went to negative territory too when they basically tried to exit out of their export model which they haven't yet. >> going more to a consumer led economy? >> it is yes.
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>> as opposed to export-driven. >> they realize that model is no longer sustainable largely because the western economies that they've been exporting to europe and the u.s. have weakened significantly since the financial crisis and they know that they can't rely on this anymore. infrastructure build which they still are trying to rely on in terms of complex infrastructure such as water treatment plants and other things like high speed trains they want to continue building that but they want to put the brakes on real estate. >> their housing market has don't weak. >> their housing market has definitely gotten weaker and this is reflected in their economic numbers. partly due to xi jinping's trying to squeeze out corruption throughout the economy. so consumers there are
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artificially depressing their spend because they don't want to look too conspicuous in their consumer spending. >> what does it mean because the economy is expected to or growth is expected to continue to slow? >> well, i think that this is all expected and not bad news. because in terms of the labor market it's still rather tight. they don't have high unemployment numbers that you see in other parts of the world. in fact it is so tight that the labor wages continue to go up every year in the double digits. and so the slowing frankly is going to help them try to clean up the economy because they have major pollution problems from the manufacturing sector that generated it. and so by transitioning to a service economy they can actually also achieve that dual mandate of trying to create a greener cleaner economy. >> what does it mean for the rest of the world? will this at all constrain china's projection of power which is certainly something
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it's been doing in recent years? >> i don't think so. in fact this might influence make china's influence even larger. because the political pressure inside china from the entrenched interest that run the manufacturing plants and other heavy industry areas they're laying so many people off they're basically screaming to the government, please help us you know not exactly not lose our momentum. and so china initiated all of these things like the asian infrastructure banks the silk road initiative, in order to continue building infrastructure in other parts of the world to keep these people employed. >> quick final question: what does it mean for the united states? >> well, i would say that the united states is feeling more competition from china because part of the growth-slowing is that china is trying not only to shift to a service economy but they also want to become a more high-tech innovative economy.
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and that means that they are trying to incorporate more high technology so that the manufacturing plants use morrow more robots to use internet to streamline the supply chains. this is going to create more competition for the u.s. in the long run because that is where u.s. has been excelling in the past and now china is catching up. and so this will be i think the biggest implication for the u.s. >> ann lee of near university glad to have you back. barbara. >> brazil's joal k providing contracts from the state controlled oil company petrobras. denies charges closest person to president dilma rowe rousseff.
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>> keeping the rates at record low levels is helping boost the economy. central bank also plans to continue its money-printing program adding 60 billion new euros every single month. >> and the protestor confronted, the young woman jumped on his desk chanted and threw confetti at him. with ecb european central bank dictator ship. >> a former nhl player, the race relations to make it more
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>> criminal gangs risking lives >> it's for this... 3 grams of gold >> killing our planet >> where it's blood red... that's where the mercury is most intense >> now, fighting back with science... >> we fire a laser imaging system out of the bottom of the plane >> revealing the deadly human threat >> because the mercury is dumped into the rivers and lakes, it then gets into the food chain... >> that's hitting home >> it ends up on the dinner plate of people... >> techknow only on al jazeera america >> part of al jazeera america's >> special month long evironmental focus fragile planet >> in our global views segment
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an opinion piece in the indian press, p-5 plus one let's talk about israel not iran. it takes on a previous article saying israel which already has a stockpile of nuclear weapons that poses a greater threat. >> china's chinois newspaper agency says his plan does tibet no good and even calls the middle way weasel words to bring about the disintegration of china. the dalai lama said would allow autonomy for tibet. >> the increase in xenophobia south africa's new apartheid
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whites not wanting to mix with blacks during apartheid. >> jackie robinson broke the color barrier in baseball, 68 years ago today robinson made history when he took the field for the brooklyn dodgers in 1948. all major league players wear robinson's number 42 in the day's games. since robinson first took the field in the '40s, diversity has slowly changed the face of the nation's sports, but hockey is still overwhelmingly dominated by white players. daniel lack takes a look at the diversity in the nhl. >> in the rough and tumble world of hockey, few were as rough as
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val james. one of the few african americans to play in the national hockey league a constant barrage of racist taunts from fans helped send him into early retirements and turn his back on the game that had been his life. >> i couldn't watch hockey for ten years after i retired. every time i watched it i would see these things hear these things that were being said to me and i couldn't enjoy the game. >> in his book black ice the book's turning point james reclaiming his hockey past visiting some of the places where he played. his new goal helping others overcoming barriers that fell to him. >> we all have a choice. you can choose to be a crazy man that god is going to make are feel like a piece of crap or you can choose to uplift and empower everybody. i choose to uplift and empower
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as many as i can. >> willy in 1928, 11 years after jackie robinson broke baseball's color barrier. the number has grown but just today 4% of nhl players are black. >> i'm not sure you'll get to the point where the 700 players in the nhl split down the middle between either white or black players. >> reporter: few in number but still the top stars are black. p.k. suban one of the league's best defensemen. his brothers have experienced racism, but not uf to slow them down says their jamaican father. >> if you allow it, to distract you, if you give it permission
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to distract you you'll never ever achieve your goal in life. >> they may have had different experiences but it's clear that racism is still around in hockey on social media and sometimes among fans. it will probably take a generation or two of young players from different backgrounds playing at the very top of their game. daniel lack, al jazeera toronto. >> a record dive turns up a treasure. 100 tons of silver coins was surchgd of sunksunk by a german submarine and discovered two years ago but just making it public now. the wreckage is about 17,000 feet under the sea about 5,000 feet deeper than titanic. 103rd03rd anniversary of his
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birth, grandson is the country's current leader. that is today's edition of al jazeera's international news. i'm barbara serra. >> i'm antonio mora. i'll see you again in an hour. >> often "americaon "america tonight". the last rights. >> why can't he do everything he can? i am doing everything i can. i'm doing everything i think is best for everyone involved myself and the family. >> the most important conversation a family can have with the dying and how to begin it. also ahead a team torn apart by violent tradition. >> i felt like i was playing for my