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celebrations on the streets of iran after an historic nuclear deal is reached with six world powers. i'm darren jordon in doha with the world news from al jazeera. >> the world is a much more dangerous place today than it was yesterday worries in the middle east. president obama says the nuclear deal will make the world safer. painful but necessary, greece's prime minister defends a tough bailout plan ahead of a crucial
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vote in parliament. >> and hope in the fight against aides. the u.s. says major progress has been maid to create a generation free of the virus. >> the landmark nuclear deal between iran and six world powers has been widely welcomed. not everyone is happy, president obama is trying to reassure israel and gulf allies. it will see iran limit nuclear activities in return for lifting sanctions. it will see rain destroy 98% of its stockpile of uranium, and remove two-thirds of sentry fumes used to enrim you uranium, and allow the watchdog to suspect military strikes when and where necessary. >> if iran breaches the deal sanctions will be reinstated within 65 case.
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days. james bays has more from vienna. >> reporter: the moment agreement was reached. after hours of intense negotiations into the night, the key players said it was an historic deal. the opponents believed it was a dangerous mistake. even a main negotiator admitted it was very much a compromise agreement. >> we are reaching an agreement that is not perfect for anyone but it is what we could accomplish, and it is on an important achievement for all of us. >> reporter: within minutes reaction - president obama making it clear it congress tries to block the deal he'll act. >> so i will veto any legislation preventing implementation of this deal. >> reporter: it's not clear if it was coordinated in advance, but after his iranian counterpart followed suit. >> translation: today is a new beginning, the beginning of a
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new trend, the beginning of happiness, hope and a better future for people. and a beginning to accelerated development. >> reporter: the e.u. foreign policy chief told al jazeera the deal could go beyond the nuclear file and contribute to positive change in the middle east. >> i'm convinced that the political will of the iranian leadership is there to try to use the window of opportunity we have to build trust in a constructive way. iran has an historical opportunity to show constructive engagement. and a readiness to play positive rolls in the region. >> reporter: the last sticking point resolved in the luxury hotel were about lifting u.n. sanctions. the most controversial compromises was a decision that
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the arms embargo on iran could be lifted within five years, and the restriction on the ballistic missiles in eight years, with the u.s. congress starting a 60 day review. you can expect these will be the most scrutinized parts of this deal. . >> people in the iranian capital have been celebrating the agreement on its nuclear programme. supporters gathered on the streets of prawn after the ramadan ended. many inside iran welcomed the lifting the sanctions. others see the agreement as giving in to western demanth. there's celebrations in some parts of the united states. dozens gathered outside the white house. israel's prime minister condemned the agreement calling it a mistake. saying iran would embark on a sure path to nuclear weapons. >> the world is a dangerous place today than it was yesterday. the leading international powers
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have bet our collective future on a deal with the foremost sponsor of international terrorism. they have gambled that in 10 years time iran's terror. >> regime will save. >> now a member of the true national security project says it will only be clear in 10 years if the deal is a good one. >> if you ache out the side effects of the nefarious issue in terms of hezbollah. if you take that all out of the context, and look at the deal as a way to prevent iran from getting a nuclear weapon in the next decade plus, it's a good deal. the devil is in the detail. it's up to how the inspections work how the roll-back works, how the verification process works, how the committees work to ensure that any problems that
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arise are worked out efficiently, so it's a devil is in the detail and the reality is we likely won't have any idea if this is fully good or bad for a few years. >> no one will step into this thinking president obama is preaching this in any shape or form being naive. he recognises that the deal is dangerous, threat knowing to its neighbours and israel. the concept of distrust and verify comes into place. you don't negotiate with people that the trust or your allies. you negotiate with the people you don't trust, and the people that are your enemies, that is where this is coming from. if all the steps and aspects of the deal roll out into place, that will be the most intensive inspection and most intrusive regime ever put into place. doesn't mean it's a good deal it means all the pieces are in
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place to ensure that the parts of the deal that push iran - prevent iran from getting a nuclear weapon are in place. >> the greek prime minister alexis tsipras defended a bailout deal reached with lenders on monday. the agreement calling for tough austerity measures goes before parliament for a vote. many within the prime minister's party are unhappy about the deal. >> tuesday night alexis tsipras chose a television interview to build consensus for his controversial deal, and argued that despite the intolerable pressure on greece it was the best deal he could achieve. >> i take full responsibility for all my mistakes, and signing a document i don't believe. i will not shirk my responsibilityies, i want to ensure the country and people are not in danger of a collapse of the economy and the banks.
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>> he spent the ta taking allies to toe the line. first stop press finance minister was to persuade members of the ruling syriza party. they were elected to reject austerity, wednesday their m.p.s will be asked to support more of it. not all of them will. alexis tsipras immediate challenges looks achievable. getting the laws through parliament he'll manage with the opposition. with his own party he has a big problem. leftist actions are within pope revolt. the fact that he has mated a u-turn will damage credibility. >> outside parliament the line is repeated - this is the least bad option. >> what is important is for the
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country to give an answer to the coup. >> reporter: economically things have never been worse. businesses close every day. this brother and sister running their business are clinging on. customer confidence has disappeared. >> they are afraid they'll spend time to purchase a new day or starting a business to take furniture there. >> how much have you sold in the last month? >> nothing. wednesday's laws will pass and the detailed negotiations for the third bailout will certainly proceed. but the government here is creaking upped the vain. alexis tsipras urged a separatist nation to get behind the deal but maintaining that
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support through the pain of implementation will be a hushing u layan task. herbing u layan ask china released data on how much their economy it is grown. g.d.p. 7%. better than expected. retail players have gone up over 10%. a slower rate of growth than in the last quarter. investment in the property market has been below expectations. the chinese premier announced a growth target of 7% for the year. despite some better than expected results chinese share prices fell with a drop of 30% in less than a month. >> scott heidler sends an update from the financial district, from one of china's ghost towns. >> economic growth numbers out
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on wednesday, better than analysts expected. but not by match. 7% growth in the first half of 2015. it's on track with the premier, who is in charge of the economy. this is what he expected the growth rate to be. he wants is to be for this year. that is because he wants a more sustainable economy in china. i'm standing in front of an example of unsustainable economies. massive growth and expenditure. he is trying to orchestrate a sustainable economy, even though it is slowing and could have a knock on effect to other economies reliant on china's, one other thing that the premier is trying to do that policies implemented this year, and going forward in the balance of the year, and that is keeping the money inside china, lowering export numbers, increasing consumer confidence and spending in china helping the economy be
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sustainable and less scenes like what i'm standing in front of. >> still to come on al jazeera, we ask if the lifting of sanctions this iran could send oil prices fumbling further. >> talk to your daughter about feelings. you could see change in her feelings... >> a radio appeal to british authorities to parents of girls that could be brainwashed into joining i.s.i.l. more on that. stay with us.
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the top stories in al jazeera. people in tehran celebrate an historic agreement on the nuclear programme. iran will limit nuclear activities in return for lifting of sanctions. binyamin netanyahu condemned the agreement calling it an historic mistake. saying iran would embark on a short path to nuclear weapons. alexis tsipras says it saved greece from leaving the eurozone. the new austerity bill has been submitted to the greek parliament where it faces a crucial vote on wednesday. >> back to the top story. the nuclear deal with iran it's said to become the biggest story since post communist europe. the boom could create tens of billions for businesses, for local and foreign companies. iran's trade with the european union could balloon 400% and an
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analyst predict iran's economy could grow 7-8% matching the growth in tigres economies markets are concerned about oversupply. crippling sanctions have been an impact. we have more. >> reporter: remember the western fields with oil gushing out of the ground, uncontrolled chaos. things of it as a metaphor for what could happen when iran enters the global market. we have $30 million barrels ready to go sitting in the iranian fleet of super tankers waiting for the actions to lift. oil production cranks up. back up to the 2.5 million a day it was selling in 2011. then what happens. >> generally a million barrels will come back on the market
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once sanctions permit it to. that time period how quickly it comes on is the question. generally it's acknowledged between 6-12 months from a production point of view. they have a lot of oil in storage, that could come on the market. that will generally - the expectation once the syncs are agreed that exports can re convene, prices could see a downward pressure because of this extra supply unless saudi arabia or other producers in o.p.e.c. facilitate the return of iran by pulling back the protection. else we can see a wave of downward pressure on the oil price. >> more oil equals lower prices. saudis will like that that will put pressure on shale oil producers who take away their business. for iran, even if presses are low, any increase in revenue will be welcome.
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since 2012 they've lost half a billion. the economy contracted 20% compared to before the latest sanctions. there has been $80 billion. it is inactionable. oil used to make up 20% of iran's g.d.p. it has the fourth largest reserves this the world. a deal in vienna is the deterrence between more economic pain or potential austerity. >> in yemen houthi fighters have been pushed out of the airport of aiden. fighters loyal to the exiled president have taken over the city's headquarters. the battle for the second-largest city has gone on for four months. >> the u.s. collision stepped up its air strikes against i.s.i.l. mostly they were on i.s.i.l.'s targets. where government forces launched a new offensive to take it.
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>> people in syria, the collision targeted alhas anger, aleppo where i.s.i.l. made advances. u.k. counterterrorism agents says 43 girls and women travelled to syria to join i.s.i.l. a radio campaign has been launched to help parents identify the work signed. >> reporter: they looked like three friends on holiday to turkey. but the teenagers headed to syria to join the islamic state of iraq and levant. two married fighters there, their families are trying to understand why. the three girls attended this school in east london beth nal green academy. since the disappearance, five girls had their passports confiscated, who would follow
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their school mates. >> sensing more may follow police are running a radio campaign appealing for mothers to help. >> talk to your daughter about her feelings if you see change in behaviour or signs that she is about to travel to a conflict. you can reach specially trained people for advice calling 101. the police commissioner has her own message to any girl thinking of joining i.s.i.l. >> i'd say please don't do it. you are fed lies by people trying to manipulate you and lure you to travel to syria you may be told ulmary a fighter and help him. you'll be the sexual partner of someone you have not chosen and i am sure you'll be the victim of abuse. >> in the last year 43 girls and women have left some teenagers, mothers and girls, taking their
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children into the war zone. chances of them returning unharmed diminish day by day. for the lawyers of families represent the girls, it's a social and political reason. >> we need to think about the push factors. we can maybe do something about that rather than the pull factors and propaganda and what have you. actually, we can't do anything about. what i.s.i.s. do is what they'll do. the girls were not on a watch list despite being interviewed by police. parents were oblivious. few measures would have stopped them. undoubtedly more would follow. rwanda's parliament backed a position calling for change alieuing president to run for a third term. it could lead to a referendum to
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abolish the 2-term limit rivals in burundi have been urged to unite to prevent them from sliding into war. facilitating talks. the country has been unstable since april. a bid for a third term has been rejected. >> reporter: this person has a hard task ahead of him ending a political crisis. the president's critics say he's violated the constitution by running for the third time insisting the not is not fair. the president has been criticized for holding on to power and cracking down. men and women here say it comes with an open mind.
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>> we have not yet interact and don't know the agenda it is hard, what is our expectations. >> the government and ruling party say they are committed. we are starting but will continue the dialogue after the election. it will be concludes if. >> regional heads of state recommended that the presidential election be postponed to the end of the month. among the thinks a possibility of forming a government of international imundy media freedom. >> you get the wrong idea in your head.
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it will lead to wrong actions. a break through is needed. burundi is tense ahead of elections held on to 21st. there's fighting with a group in the north. people here do not feel safe. >> monday morning, residence of the township opportunity two neighbours, brothers, hacked to death, one was a political activist who participated in the process, tuesday, another man was found dead. such incidents are common. people are hoping that the talks will bring peace to burundi. >> in mexico new pictures emerged by a tunnel used by the drug lord to scep prison.
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it was full of oxygen tanks, batteries and a motorcycle. the mexican president suffering since his arrest. >> reporter: the morning mist enveloped >> reporter: the morning mist envelopes the maximum security prison, a reflection of the mystery of the escape of the
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prized inmate. the world's most wanted drug lord, joaquin guzman, slipped out of his gaol. 16 months after the government paraded him as the biggest capture in the war against drugs. >> the interior minister left no doubt it was an inside job. >> he had to have had help from the staff or boss of the prison. if confirmed it will be a betrayal. health are rolling, among them that of the prison director. for a gaol break reminiscent of a hollywood movie. behind them the building where el chapo emerged from a $1.5km tunnel. he escaped in style. that tunnel was equipped with ventilation, tall enough for him to walk standing up in and had electric lighting. it was a meticulously planned operation. neighbours told us work started on the building that hid the tunnel a year ago. soon after melissa chan was -- el chapo was locked up. >> they had a generator you could hear from the rod and see the lights from the wind. >> it's the second time he escaped prison. the first time was in a laundry basket. the mexican government refused, now their biggest surprise their biggest embarrassment. >> what el chapo's escaping does
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is shatters the illusion of power. the government is not seen as a strong force playing down the rules seen as weak. that could have huge implications on the ground. >> reporter: the government launched a manhunt across the country. there's no clues where el chapo is enjoying his newly found freedom. the united nations says the world is heading towards a generation free of aids. a new report says more than 7 million lives have been saved since the year 2000. it's described as a great achievement of development goals, announced at the turn of the century. >> this may not have been possible 15 years ago. a mother with h.i.v. and a daughter without, and in south
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africa, with the highest rate of h.i.v. aids in the world. >> when i find ut i was pregnant i make sure i continue with my treatment. >> the anti-retro viral drugs made it possible to halt the spread of the disease, particularly from mother to child. the united nations says more have access to the drugs, that are cheaper than they were at the turn of the century. sut a result new infections has fallen. so have the number of people dying from the disease. >> this achievement we have been able to share. it is one of the best achievements the global solidarity has been able to demonstrate. >> this is where u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon
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made a bold pledge. he told world leaders that it is possible to end the aid epidemic in 15 years. there is some way to go. they try to educate workers about h.i.v. she used to work in the sex industry, knowing that these women have a higher risk of contracting the virus. many do not know their h.i.v. status. the u.n. says educating more like these women is crucial. if a goal is to be reached. so is providing medicine to women that do not have access to them dozens of commuters in colorado have taken the tube to
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