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president obama is in southern germany, there for the g7 summit. topping the agenda: ukraine where the fighting has resumed and the ceasefire is now teetering on the brink. this is second straight year that moscow has been secluded from the g7 talks because of the fighting in ukraine. now there's new talk about sanctions against russia. whether the eu can strike a bailout deal for greece, and there is i.s.i.l that threat. iraq's prime minister is on the sidelines of the g7 gathering support. he is scheduled to meet with president obama tomorrow. meanwhile, germany's chancellor angela merkel trying to get the g7 leaders to look further into the future and commitment to a
be global warming deal. patricia sabga has the story. >> in large part who's not at the table. the g7 does not include china. the world's largest economy. by purchasing power parity, china is harvesting its vast foreign exchange reserves, fellow brix nations to create the new development bank and bailout fund. and pouring billions into projects beijing will hope to underpin a new silk road. but china's powers really hit home earlier this year when more than 50 countries including four
g7 nations rushed to become founding members of the new china led asian infrastructure investment bank. >> well, the g7 is losing ground when it comes to global clout economic number. >> waning power underscored by russia's economic pursuit of economic ties with china to undermine sanction he over ukraine. the crisis in ukraine is one of long issues the g7 is tackling this summit. the question is whether that will yield coordinated policies, or produce yet another photo open of a club whose power is fading. patricia sabga, al jazeera. >> and iraq's prime minister is also attending. haider al-abadi.
as imran khan reports from baghdad he is expected to ask for more help. >> iraq is not only a country in war, but in economic crisis. loss could be around $with 22 billion. aid agencies say they are running out of money. be haider al-abadi wants the world leaders to step up. >> stepping up coalition air strikes and helping iraq reconstruct its war torn infrastructure and for humanitarian aid. is. >> reporter: the u.s. has approximately 3,000 u.s. troops in iraq, training and equipping government forces. 2,000 antitank missiles and the administration has pledged to speed up other weapons
shipments. relations between the u.s. and iraq have been strained of late. earlier this month u.s. defense secretary accused the iraqi army of not having the will to fight. some iraqis say that's not fair. >> translator: i.s.i.l. is well quipped and well funded. iraq is in debt. it needs the g7 to support iraq financially and to bridge the debt gap. >> reporter: the meeting between the prime minister and u.s. president barack obama in germany is supposed to be a review of what's happening in iraq. here in the capital this sideline meeting means very little. what people are really concerned about here is rising food prices electricity blackouts and security. i.s.i.l. had regular car bomb attacks in regions like this. every single decision it makes from fighting i.s.i.l. to paying government salaries all of which have a big impact. the real question however is how
much can the g7 help? imrawnimran khan, al jazeera baghdad. more on the week ahead at 11:30 earn time. individual video taken friday on youtube in mckinney 40 miles north of dallas one officer is found grabbing a young girl and wrestling her to the ground. >> the disturbance involved a group of jufnls and a juveniles and a number of local residents. a 14-year-old female was temporarily detained by the officers ultimately released to her parents.
concerns about the conduct of the officer has been raised, a formal investigation has been started and the officer involved has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. >> one adult has been arrested and charged with interfering with a police investigation. in the statement mckinney's mayor saying, having seen the youtube video, i'm concerned about the actions in the video. our expectation as a city council is that our police department and other departments will act professionally and with appropriate restraint relative to the situation they are faced with." >> two convicted killers are on the run after escaping from upstate new york. men used power tools to cut through cement walls and bricks. they left this yellow note that read have a nice day. new york governor's andrew quomo says the plan was sophisticated. offering a $100,000 reward for
information leading to their capture. at the canadian border, the hunt is still under way. david schuster reports. >> are roadblocks, walking door to door and flying helicopters over a community on edge. >> these are dangerous people and nothing to be triestled trifled with. 34-year-old david sweat was serving life behind bars for murder of a sheriff's deputy. the officials discovered the men were gone early saturday morning, they fooled authorities by stuffing hoodies in their beds. >> there was a hole in the back of their cell.
>> the men used power tools to cut their way out. >> we don't know how they acquired the tools. >> once they were outside the cells they had to saw through steel greats, broke through a manhole cover outside the prison walls. david schuster, al jazeera. >> and the two escaped convicts have lengthy criminal reports richard matt was convictof killing and dismembering his boss. before that he snitched on the mastermind behind the bizarre murder for hire plot. david sweat was also in priz on forprez onfor murder. prison for murder. officials saying they haven't found any trace of oily water off the california coast since wednesday.
nine vessels are being withdrawn, however there are two that remain to watch for more oil. in late may a pipeline broke spilling oil into the ocean. the akp in turkey has lost its majority in parliament. al jazeera's jamal al shayal is in ankara. >> this time despite the you jubilation of the crowd there was a sense of disappointment. they were hoping to come here and celebrate a vic industry thatvictory.but it appears a major upset. since coming to power 13 years ago, the ak party failed to get enough votes to act on their
own. first time in 13 years that the ak party contested parliamentary elections without recep tayyip erdogan. >> the ak party is the leader and finished first in this election. there is no doubt about that. nobody should make a victory out of an election loss. everyone should reassess themselves. >> one of the biggest crit siments of thecriticismsof the ak party meanwhile there were also scenes of disappointment at the main opposition chp. they fell well short of the 35 35%en that they were aiming for. >> translator: ended era through democratic means. democracy has won turkey has
won. >> reporter: that's what everyone will be waiting to find out, whether a coalition government will be formed. or whether there will be a coup. will they try to find a government with ultranationalist mhp? a move that could signal the end of the kurdish pkk. turks could find thestles have to vote againthemselveshaving to vote again by the end of the we're a hung parliament and uncertain future. >> dominance of the political scene here in turkey, supporters continue to say that they are optimistic and that they fully back the party leadership. however that leadership may have to rethink some of its policies and its approach if it's to regain control of the parliament ande able to govern ones again
on its own. jamal al shayal, al jazeera ankara. >> al jazeera's adam rainey is in mexico city, he has more on violence that marred today's voting. >> reporter: according to exit polls, an independent candidate for governor in the rich independent state of nueva leone, has pearnld won compared apparently won compared to second place winner, that's exit polling we can't confirm that yet but perhaps a groundbreaking result in that northern state first time ever an independent candidate has beat someone for office such as governor. in the south of the country we saw protests, vote-burning,
protesters trying to disrupt voting in four southern states. they weren't that successful although there were precincts and polling stations closed in certain areas of the state overall it was a peaceful day of voting these radical areas led by teachers, this was their way to try to exert pressure on the president enrique pena nieto who passed that measure as a signature policy of his presidency. old style politics of the ruling pri party but what we do know is they didn't have the impact some were expecting leading into this election. but regardless the ruling party could not be happy of the results perhaps of this independent governorship of the nueva leone.
frustrated with the government. >> across the united states, the number of abortions being performed is on the decline. but why? also, at 36 feet and rising the red river forcing evacuations in northwestern louisiana. and an outbreak of mers worsens in south korea. now government taking unique steps to keep the infections in check. check.
conditions have lapsed allowing those men to live where they want. in the mernld again mediterranean again a record number of people saved from the sea. hoda abdel hamid has the latest. >> the
latest figure released by the coast guard is more than 2300 migrants rescued in 50 operations on sunday alone. grand total of the weekend, 30 operations, more than 6,000 migrants rescued, that is a record. as we understand it, all the operation are over, and the ships are bringing back these migrants to sicily or to mainland italy that information will trickle over the next few hours. the ships involved were from germany switzerland ireland
malta, spain and a commercial shep had to be called upon becauseship had to be called upon because it was the closest. in the next 24 to 36 hours these migrants will come on land
and will have to be relocated. a huge logical challenge for logistical challenge. the italians take care of all these migrants once they come on land. >> an outbreak of mers or the middle east respiratory syndrome continues to grow in south korea. today the health ministry says 23 new cases have been confirmed, 83 is the total number, six of those victims have decide, more than 2500 others have been quarantined in the largest outbreak of mers
outside saudi arabia. al jazeera's harry fawcett is in seoul to explain. good evening harry. >> that's right the health ministry on monday south korean time said the government didn't do enough in the early days of this outbreak to staunch it quickly enough and the government has changed how it's handling this, for the one thing, being a lot more transparent. not revealing the hospital he where such cases were suspected or confirmed has been seen to really confirm and now they have named all such 24 facilities where people have been confirmed with mers or where they sought treatment. they are maintaining the case to the public works it's a case of hygiene, covering your mouth when sneezing, washing your hands. this is one of the schools that have been closed because of
either local orders or parental concern. >> harry does the south korean government feel it is closer to the end of the outbreak or the beginning? >> reporter: they will probably answer that question the real worry here is this isn't just a hospital based outbreak. that's what the government has said has happened so far. all these cases have been limited to medical environments. what we can't tell is whether the people that have been earliest infected could have been outside the environment. the first outbreak at st. mary's hospital a couple hours south of seoul that initial patient his transmission to people in that hospital is now over as an event and the event in the other hot spot the sung sung hospital, they expect the numbers exposed there, the numbers of new infections from at a will also
start to decline. what we will see now as the initial incubation period ends whether any other major outbraks haveoutbreaks have occurred, whether there will be more in the community at large, that is real concern here in south korea. >> harry thank you very much. abortions in the u.s. have declined, a drop of 12% since 2010. the drop does not seem to relate to states passing laws restricting abortions. include hawaii which saw a 30% drop. louisville michigan and indiana saw 8% increases both sides say increases we're did you to strict new laws in neighboring states in louisiana and mississippi.
by admission prolife i asked her what she thought was behind the decline. >> i was surprised that so many of the states that had the biggest decline my own state of connecticut where i'm living this summer had a decrease of 20%. which has some of the most lenient abortion laws. i think hearts and minds are change around the country. it's not just policies that are changing them, although that does have an impact in such places as mississippi connecticut has such high declines but yet they haven't done anything in terms of policy but i think they have done something in terms of attitudes. >> lucille richard from planned parenthood, responded it to this way, access to birth control.
access to birth control. 36 feet, expected to get higher. some people in the flood zone are told to get out evacuate. officials already cutting power to the area. major roadways are underwater. there are reports that some people are being forced to travel some roads by boat. kevin corriveau has been tracking a rather nasty spring so far and joins us, good evening, kevin. >> a lot of this water is going to be making its way down from the red river to the mississippi river as we go into next weekend. i want to show you the flood warnings in effect now. where you see this stripe right here green where those flood warnings are that is red river we're talking about shreveport right here, they're about to crest this evening into the
morning. middle to the end of the week we'll need to be concerned what happens a little bit downstream down towards the south. it will take three or 74 days to get from shreveport down to the south. it's also parts of texas that are still draining out from that record breaking amount of rain that has fallen over that region. today we are watching what's happening here across parts of illinois and indiana. thunderstorms have caused quite a problem over that region. wind and hail, as well as a few tornadoes in the area. look at the extent of those wind reports that have come out as well as hail reports. particularly here in parts of illinois actually about 18,000 people are now without power in that area and we have flooding going on as well because of those thunderstorms are so slow-moving across that region. now also tonight we have tornado warnings in effect here for
parts of indiana as well as illinois. those will continue at least through this hour, we'll have to watch what happens as it makes its way east because tomorrow we're looking at another severe weather day indiana ohio, pennsylvania. and across parts of washington we are going to be seeing thunderstorms as we go towards the beginning of the week but by the time we get towards thursday and friday, 93° is the expected high by the time we get to the end of the week. >> and then what happens next. >> exactly. >> kevin corriveau, thank you very much. iraqi forces are reporting i.s.i.l. advances near baghdad and tonight's week ahead segment we take a look at whether the caliphate can be contained. what's the best strategy moving forward. and later. >> the hardest part is showing up to a unit that has never seen
>> welcome back to al jazeera america. here's a look at your top stories tonight. president obama is in germany for the g7 summit. he's talking with european leaders about a number of issues including ukraine the conflict with i.s.i.l greek debt and climate change. in turkey, president erdogan's party losing its majority in about ak party 41% of the votes the opposition about 20% of the ballots cast. the search continues for men breaking out of prison cells making it through walls using power tools the note they left, have a nice day. it's sunday nighttime for
our regular look at the week ahead. the situation in iraq seems to be getting worse by the day and now with i.s.i.l. wielding more and more power in the region the u.s. is looking for more ways to confront group. jamie mcintire is joining us with more. >> reporter: del, president obama is meeting at the summit with iraqi prime minister haider al-abadi. it is expected they will discuss among other things ways to increase the effectiveness of u.s. led air strikes in iraq. this past week at the pentagon the focus was whether the united states should break down and put combat forward air controllers on the ground to help call in pinpoint strikes. the debate is over what the military calls jtacs. joint tactical air controllers. highly trained specialists usually air force on the ground with combat troops in the thick of the fighting and can use
laser designators. >> that is your target. >> reporter: and gps ocall in direct strikes with pinpoint accuracy even in the most critical battlefield situations. >> continue to engage continue to engage. >> the three star general running the campaign in iraq says he doesn't need them. >> is it necessary? probably not so far. >> the coalition air campaign which hits 15 to 25 targets a day is too feeble. >> make no mistake our coalition team is having a profound effect on the enemy. the most precise in the history of imperial warfare. >> former naval eighth 88thor john comaib. >> 75% return to base without firing a weapon. because we don't have anyone on
the ground to target. >> putting planes up and waiting for targets of opportunity to appear. air force commanders cite two factors limiting the number of air strikes against i.s.i.l. the need to avoid killing innocents, and urban areas. both problems could be addressed with u.s. eyes on the ground. as former central commander david petraeus told cbs this week. >> perhaps to battalion level should there be teams of air controllers on the ground. >> should there be? >> i think there should be. there is risk, there is also risk of not winning this fight. >> that risk is what has stopped joint chiefs chairman general
martin dempsey from advising. pentagon sources say the reason president obama doesn't want to take that extra step and put the american spotters on the ground is simply because of the risk of additional u.s. casualties. putting those front line troops into call air strikes would put those troops and the ones that protect them at risk and the risk of the united states reverting to a combat role in iraq. del. >> and the is state department on thursday saying the u.s. will deliver 1,000 anti-tank weapons to iraq in the coming weeks. they say those are weapons needed to combat suicide bombings and other attacks by i.s.i.l. fighters. also the deputy secretary of state confirming, coalition forces have killed 10,000 in iraq and syria since those air strikes began. and prime minister haider
al-abadi says u.s. air strikes against i.s.i.l. is make it hard to do so. counterterrorism analyst both are joining us from washington d.c. mr. korb i'll begin with you. i.s.i.l. has the weapons we once supplied to the iraqis and they left on the battlefield. aren't the air strikes now being used to be the weapons that we gave the iraqis? >> no doubt about it, general dempsey said they weren't driven out of ramadi, they drove out. and left their weapons there. in mosul we spent $25 billion arming and training them and they left the weapons on the field. in effect we are using our air power to destroy our weapons that we gave to the iraqis.
their political leaders have not established an inclusive government, the sunnis on the front line in anbar province feel they have a stake in. >> and yet mr. korb they are asking for and we are sending more weapons to the iraqis to fight i.s.i.l. is that good money and weapons for bad? >> who are they going to get it to, who are these troops? the one thing you didn't talk about in your run-up here, we're now relying much more on the shia fighters to fight i.s.i.l. as long as they're under control of baghdad. in tikrit we wouldn't do that because we felt they were under the control of iran. i think these new weapons are going to go directly to the -- to these units that we have been training so hopefully they will do better. but in the final analysis it is their war and it's their country and they're going to have to
decide whether they're willing to fight and die for. >> ms. gambir, there's an old saying you win a war by you killing more of them than they of you. 10,000 i.s.i.l. fighters have died, in earlier estimates we were told they may be 10 to 15,000 i.s.i.l. fighters why does it seem like they are winning the war? >> casualty estimates are not equivalent to measures of strategic success. u.s. coalition air strikes have success in hitting both i.s.i.s. fighters and i.s.i.s. installations, i.s.i.s. is still growing in numbers each and every month. it's gaining about a thousand foreign fighters not to speak of the fighters it's recruiting sometimes by force in the areas it holds. at the same time, i.s.i.s. is also doing more with less. it's overpowering the isf by
splitting it across iraq on multiple battle fronts. >> you seem to be concerned about an important anniversary for i.s.i.l june 29th. do you expect a major offensive as they mark the one year anniversary of the caliphate? >> i do. we are he seeing indications of a new strategic phase for i.s.i.s. in syria. i.s.i.s. has gained the city of palmyra which is in the center of the country and may move towards the syrian central corridor having affects on that conflict that sort of up ends the dynamic situation so far. >> mr. korb, why shouldn't we get more forceful on iraq and tell their people to go out on the battlefield and capture them? >> it's one thick to tell them, another thing to make that happen. i think you hit the nail on the
head. it is their war. we can provide equipment for them, air power but it's their country. if they want to keep it together iraq is no longer one country. remember it was artificially created by the british after world war i and we got rid of maliki because he was not trying to hold it together. the new prime minister's making a better job but he still is not are yet. and that's the real key thing. i think we've learned in for example in vietnam. you know we had almost 60,000 americans die when we signed an agreement that had one of the best trained and equipped armies in that part of the world. and then two years later they didn't fight the north vietnamese. that's really the key issue. are they willing to do it? do they want to hold their country together? if they don't there's really nothing we can do because what
happens there is not an existential threat to the united states. >> rand paul the senator who is running for president created quite a controversy whreenlt he recently when he suggested the hawks had part of reason for i.s.i.l. growing stronger listen. >> most of the arms were snatched up by i.s.i.s. these hawks wanted to bomb assad which would have made i.s.i.s.'s job easier. >> larry korb is he right? >> oh definitely. al qaeda in iraq which was the forerunner of i.s.i.s. didn't exist until we went in there. baghdadi who was the head of i.s.i.l. basically we put him in prison and radicalized him. now during the so-called surge when a lot of sunnis partnered with us to turn against al qaeda, they went back into syria
and they regrouped and came back in. it never really went away. people said well you destroyed them. no they didn't. they just changed their name. and i think rand paul is absolutely correct. our going into iraq in 2003 was one of the greatest strategic blunders in the history of the united states. not only as it created i.s.i.l it's emfourth iran. >> ms. gambir, how can you describe i.s.i.s. for us? it seems there's a coalition of arab states that are against them in the region, yet we are talking about them a year after the caliphate and we're talking about the counteroffensive, we have seen the beheadings and the people set afire. how is it that they continue to grow when they are doing so much countercounter to so many forces?
>> that's ogreat question, the sanctuary that it has in both syria and iraq, the cities it holds are the key claim to legitimacy. the caliphate and the leader of all muslims that has proven to be a huge message not only in the middle east but all over the world. we're seeing individuals in the west including the u.s. try to launch attacks in i.s.i.s.'s name and the longer it's able to stay within iraq and syria and restain that sanctuary the more it is able to claim that it is resilient and that it will remain. and now we're coming upon a year of its existence and as a caliphate within iraq, and it's able to claim that it has remained. >> and mr. korb this is a group that the president by his own words once called the jv team and now a year later a year after they declared this caliphate, we are still fighting them. this is supposed to be the greatest military might on the
planet. these are supposed to be rag tag people. judge is it such a problem? >> -- why is it such a problem glx i think president obama was wrong to call them the jv team. >> thank you. >> what's happening in the middle east, you had the arab spring where people rose up to try to get their rights, political rights and economic opportunities, and basically it was crushed by assad which created you know, the problems there. and i.s.i.s. took advantage of it. and even though we've supposedly killed 10,000 as tony lincoln said the fact of the matter is they are getting recruits from all over the world young people who feel their lives are not fulfilling what they would like and they are willing to join them. but the fact of the matter is
basically when you look at syria now you have al nusra which is an al qaeda offshoot fighting i.s.i.s. there. and so you have really the kind of the beginning of a civil war not only among the sunnis but between the sunnis and shias that's going to take a long time to burn itself out. >> two quick questions ms. gambier, if the solution is political why is there so much talk about war? you've got about 20 seconds. >> we need both a military and a political solution. we need to empower the iraqi security forces and also empower moderate rebels on the ground in syria. it is a time and space problem. we need simultaneous efforts in iraq and syria along military and political lines and right now we are focusing on iraq and focusing on military means. >> and mr. korb, prime minister
haider al-abadi saying he wants to buy weapons from united states and iran. why is united states sending weapons when it appears iraq is prepared to pay for them? >> i think we thought we had a moral responsibility because we created this mess in the first place. they have plenty of money because of their oil. >> larry korb, former assistant u.s. secretary of defense and ms. gambir. thank you for being with us. >> welcome. >> u.s. marine convicted in the high profile courts martial. and dennis hastert is expected to be arraigned on his
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again. four candidates tried three of them got close the fourth looking for redemption. each convinced experience is everything. david schuster has more. >> today i'm running for presidency of the united states of america. >> after declaring his second presidential campaign run former texas governor rick perry appeared and made a policy announcement his first campaign wouldn't have recognized. >> there is nothing too big to fail from my perspective when it comes to banks and big corporate entities. i am fed up. >> in his first run for president, perry oppose most government regulation and he had health issues he said that contributed to a string of gaffs. >> the third agency of government would i do away with the education commerce.
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infighting and limited organization in many states. mindful of her 2008 loss to barack obama clinton says she's taking nothing for granted this time around. >> i'm hitting the road, and getting out the vote because it's your turn. >> from thomas jefferson to george h.w. bush one of four u.s. presidents took the white house after having run before and lost. david schuster, al jazeera. >> and something else to think about. the average public college president makes about as much as the president of the united states jut just over $400,000 a year. two presidents, penn state and texas a&m made more than $1 million a year. five college presidents earning
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roles never before opened for women. >> absolutely exciting. the hardest part honestly had to be when we first arrived showing up to a unit full of males never seeing women involved in combat. >> we had over 100 pounds on our back, carrying close to my body weight everyother day and now we're carrying 75 pounds every other day for five or six miles your body never has a chance to recover. >> the desert, the mountains breathing becomes hard, and heart monitors record vital data after marines are asked to record how they're feeling
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