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at this time on al jazeera. how desperate for power are you thinking of affectively done a deal with the devil frank blunt and upfront about iran you know very cleverly deflect away from with the house at this time. do you see the double standard. facing a new round of un sanctions a defiant north korea threatens a strong response was of great pain for the us. down in jordan this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up. there's nothing
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you know. god islands in ruins the caribbean assesses the full extent of damage from hurricane a. heated exchange between qatar on the blockading nations as the gulf crisis boils over join an arab league meeting in cairo. and and i on a victory iraqi forces pay for what they hope is the last phase of their fight against. north korea's foreign ministry has announced new u.n. sanctions over its nuclear program in a statement the ministry says the resolution was fabricated by the us employing all sorts of despicable and vicious means and methods young and old promise to redouble its efforts to increase its strength to safeguard the country's sovereignty its ambassador to the u.n. is threatening consequences for the united states. the first coming. by.
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will make the u.s. cell phone to create pain is experienced in its history made on u.s. president donald trump says the sanctions are only a very small step toward dealing with pyongyang's nuclear program. we had a vote yesterday on sanctions we think it's just another very small step. not a big deal rex and i were just discussing. not big i don't know if it has any impact but certainly it was nice to get a fifteen to nothing vote but those sanctions are nothing compared to what ultimately will have to happen fifty five people are now confirmed dead in the united states and across the caribbean from hurricane there are fears the death toll could rise further that killed thirty seven people in the caribbean but it barreled through was a category four storm destroyed much of the infrastructure in its path leaving nearly sixteen million people in the u.s. without power twelve people died in florida as well as four in south carolina and
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two in georgia is now we can to a tropical depression but it continues to cause havoc with torrential rain and flooding in the u.s. meanwhile french president emanuel surveying the damage in st maarten eleven people died there when hurricane tours through the caribbean island which is split between the netherlands and france micron's promising to boost security as people rebuild. well on the out into the government estimates ninety five percent of the buildings are damaged most residents have been moved to the neighboring island home and reports. roger has a right back home this move caribbean island of devastated by hurricane needed he's heading to his house to find out if it survived there's nothing. there's nothing you know that i know. god. is like. with a population of one thousand six hundred everyone seems to know each other here it
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makes the scars of destruction we see as we pause even more painful for roger you know it's kind of hard to see this as my friends host to. really think about. this scene and make me feel like. homes sheered open like those houses inside the remnants of lives interrupted a stopped water logged watch clothes and toys tossed around dishes still waiting to be put away there's no knowing when those lives will be resumed everyone's been evacuated to nearby antigua until further notice there's worries about these eases from the stagnant floodwater. rhodes is only allowed to visit a tool because he works on the ferry between the two islands right now the only permanent residents are the animals left behind it's not just people's homes that
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are gone it's also their livelihoods so many bob you didn't have fishermen and they're badly damaged both strewn across the coast. even when people come back the government says it will take months of work for more than two hundred million dollars for repair buildings and restore electricity and phone lines it's counting on international aid. meanwhile pub putins wait in shelters a relative's home. the mood is cheerful stoic but impatient to return some of these people from by we're going to have one of those. i'm going to follow it to put my part in it. after seeing his devastated hometown we arrive at raja's house and find it's one of the few still intact it's a small piece of good news on this small struggling island john home and now does it. and in florida millions remain without power as the cleanup operation begins
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a quarter of all homes in the florida keys have been destroyed and gallagher reports from miami. for days the florida keys were cut off but as residents slowly begin to return they're being greeted by scenes of devastation basic amenities like water power and medical services unlimited and will remain so for weeks if not months millions of homes and businesses across the state remain without power restoration is now a priority for officials bring people back i too am a lot normal life as fast as possible so we got a lot of work to do. but here me going to come together we're going to you know get this say rebuilt. on florida's southeast coast the cleanup has begun in earnest along miami's iconic ocean drive sands being removed his business is prepared to open their doors and ports and ports a steadily reopening to allow visitors to leave became in this morning i think we get on a cruise this morning but just as it was on the ship at. the end we're going to
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have to wait around the next six hours until we can board basically it was a little hectic but we managed to get through it tourism remains the backbone of florida's economy hotel and business owners a keen to get the message out that that open for business horton for our guests that we had here that missed unfortunately due to hurricane arma to get them back here on the beach so with the help of our team our family we want to get all of our hotels restaurants back going and will be open tonight in florida's panhandle flood waters have yet to recede and in some parts of the state tidal surge is still a danger florida is used to clean ups and power cuts the state is hit by more hurricanes than any other and it was a large and powerful storm but thanks in part to accurate predictions well practiced emergency plans and a storm that quickly weakened the devastation wasn't as bad as some predicted that may be a problem next time officials tell people to leave but for now the state's focused on repairing and rebuilding and gallacher al-jazeera miami beach florida. a meeting
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of the arab league in cairo has descended into a shouting match as ministers from the four states blockading the gulf nation traded insults. the u.s. foreign minister said the blockade by his country saudi arabia bahrain and egypt will stay in place until qatar stops interfering in other nations qatar's minister for state affairs said no evidence has been presented for the claims it supports terrorist organizations and called the embargo an assault on its sovereignty the round on live t.v. comes as the crisis enters its one hundredth day on wednesday when my meds because he is a professor of conflict resolution at george mason university in washington he says the meeting as a platform for diplomacy this is a reminder of what the reality of the arab league has been for the last two decades we all remember the famous exchange between the late saudi king abdullah and lately we. also will remember the heated exchange with the syrian leader geisha
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in cairo so the arab public is wondering once again where what are we doing with our conflict when they. should be addressed this kind of four hundred number i think the cairo made it also provided the platform for certain nations to slowly defy the counterterrorism narrative and. accusations against. the called terrorist organization so on the one hand we have an issue with the muslim brothers the. nations. who would the small in terms of where we should stand on that we saw in in a nutshell it was a platform for and diplomatic diplomacy. lots more still to come here al-jazeera
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including. what is a kind of the only. people you are going to bangladeshi prime minister promises to help bring in the muslim country but called the myanmar to take them back. on hillary clinton opens up on last year's dramatic u.s. presidential election or not stay with us. through a tranquil review. and if it means going to. hello there we've got a few bits of cloud of the drifting that way across the northern parts of iran at the moment showing up on the satellite picture here just edging their way east with maybe giving one or two showers nothing more than that still the temperatures in toronto can to around thirty two degrees on wednesday before the south is far
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hotter than that still in kuwait been very very hot for the past few months forty seven degrees the maximum there on wednesday no real change for us even as we head through thursday before the south is not that hot here in doha and that's because it is more humid and the winds are likely to pick up a little bit over the next few days so fairly even stickier if anything looking at around forty or forty one degrees for the south where with a bit more cloud around the coast of somalia they should see a little bit of drizzle at times twenty eight degrees will be on maximum down to the southern parts of africa and here there's a bit of cloud in the southwest in parts of our map that's ensuring cape town's not too hot will only get to wear around sixteen degrees sixty one in far in height all day and change really as we had three thursday maybe you're just a degree or so high but what you will notice with a bit more sunshine it should feel a little bit warmer towards the east a little bit more in the way of cloud around that will make things a little bit cooler than they might be twenty one degrees the maximum for us but in the sunshine antananarivo will get to twenty eight. there with sponsored by the
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time. i just want to make sure all of our audience is on the same page when they're online and want to produce to us citizens here you know what puts people of iraq by one in the same or if you join us on saturday i was never put a file then look at differently because i'm dacogen all the people this is a dialogue tweet us with hash tag a stream and one of your pitches might make a connection join the global conversation at this time on al-jazeera. welcome back a quick reminder of the top stories this hour north korea has rejected the latest
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round of u.n. sanctions and is threatening and full consequences for the u.s. the measures are aimed at reigning in pyongyang's nuclear program donald trump is warning of stronger action in the future. fifty five people are now confirmed dead in the united states on the caribbean from hurricane it's now we can to a tropical depression and continues to cause havoc with torrential rain and flooding in the united states. and a meeting of the arab league in cairo has descended into a shouting match as ministers from qatar in the four states blockade in the gulf nation traded insults u.a.e. saudi arabia backplane and egypt all cut diplomatic ties with cats are one hundred days ago. just about the top story now there's new u.n. sanctions on north korea you know that joins us on the south korean capital seoul kathy so yet more defiant language coming out of north korea today. yes we're hearing from the north korean foreign ministry who released a statement saying that the sanctions were a heinous provocation that serve to only prove to north korea that it is going down
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the correct path and it is promising to redouble its efforts when it comes to missile testing and the nuclear testing that we've seen in the past south korea's unification ministry has responded to that commentary coming out of the foreign ministry sort of trying to play it down a little bit but saying that in the past the cycle has been that there's a provocation from north korea the international community condemns it responds with sanctions which is then interned responded to by north korea with another provocation and south korea is calling on north korea to step back from that cycle but it is acknowledging that that is not what has happened in the past so south korea's unification minister says it has to effect wait and see what happens interesting especially when given the comments that we're hearing from donald trump saying that these sanctions that were passed unanimously by the united nations security council were what he calls just a small step and nothing compared to what will ultimately have to happen yeah as
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you say president from saying that the sanctions are only a small steps i mean are they likely to have any impact any effect on the ground coffee. well the sanctions are designed in one sense to punish north korea to send a message that the international community will not tolerate these sorts of provocations in the wake of the six than most powerful nuclear test that north korea has conducted but it also wants to enforce a change of behavior when it comes to north korea's policy the international community wants to put north korea into a position where it is forced back to the negotiating table but the issue here is that the sanctions did not go as far as the united states wanted them to what they will do is affect a lot of north korea's exports there had already been sanctions on coal and now this comes this includes sanctions on the exports of textiles and or follow on north korean workers but it doesn't go as far as the u.s. had hoped when it comes to the imports of oil of course crucial to north korea's
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military and most of that is coming from china and china was just not willing to vote for a resolution that would completely cut off north korea from its oil supply fearing there that that might bring the north korean government to a position where it is unstable if that north korean government were to fall then china fears a flow of refugees into the country across the border and perhaps a unified korea on its border with u.s. troops in place then thank you now the prime minister of bangladesh has promised to help arrange a muslims who are scraping violence in me and shake a scene and visited one of the camps thousand refugees in a country more than three hundred seventy thousand people have fled from rakhine state in the past three weeks difficult part and has more now from cox's bazar in bangladesh. well humanitarian organizations here say the camps and the dark conditions are finally getting the attention it needs the bangladeshi prime minister was here yesterday assessed the situation and has promised aid but exactly
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what kind of relief the governments will be sending or supplying is not clear as clematis also expected to arrive they will have a look for themselves at the conditions in these camps and then report back to their individual countries the u.n.h.c.r. chief of operations is also going to be looking at these camps later in the day the u.n. h.c.r. has already. brought in about ninety one of metric tons of food and supplies for the refugees there on their way to cox's bazaar and should be arriving any time during the day but vast those supplies are only for about one hundred twenty five thousand people far short of what is needed you have to remember that there were already refugees here before the latest influx so now around eight hundred thousand refugees are in need of food aid and any kind of relief now aid workers tell us they're still another hundred thousand people waiting to cross the border there is
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also a concern about the fate of women and children coming in seventy percent of those coming in are women and children also a lot of concern about women and girls who've been assaulted as their villages have been attacked in especially after they made the arduous journey over here they are in need of medical not only medical help but also psychological help. the lower house of the philippine congress has approved an unusual budget of just twenty dollars for the national human rights commission it's twenty seventeen but it was only fifteen million dollars the right body has repeatedly criticized president. on drug. the philippine army continues to fight and i selling group which is the city of. mindanao. was imposed last may. and look at the economic impact of the conflict. doesn't allow he says these are the worst times he's been the wood carver all his life pieces like this one take at
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least six months to make in the past he was easily able to sell his carvings not anymore. my children don't know how to make these and there are very few of us who can do it. and nobody buys the city of moore are we less than an hour by road from here remains under siege the philippine army continues to battle it out against the local armed group called them out fighters inspired by ice so who are battling to set up an islamic state in the southern philippines more than three hundred filipinos have been killed and at least two hundred thousand have been forced from their homes we isn't the only place on the island of mindanao be affected by the conflict the guy is a town along soon on the most with murder now art named after each eva can only be found here to gaia is in the northern part of the province. you know school
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recognized as the home for culture and heritage in mindanao the people of are also suffering more than ninety per cent of the villagers here are dependent on trading in for their livelihood and since the same began they have lost their income. and they're now entirely dependent on aid the mayor of today are says president rodrigo to terry does imposition of martial law is making life even more difficult. for so many workshops like this one are and team orders had stopped this mosque was designed and built by villagers in the one nine hundred fifty s. it's a symbol of what's known here as. an art depicting the identity of met analysis
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they see their home a.b.c. from the bombs to continue to fall on morale but they remain worried the fighting there isn't only obliterate buildings it can also raise the identity of the people . sore southern philippines. iraqi government forces are preparing for what they hope is the final phase of their war against eisel the fighters are surrounded in the last remaining urban stronghold the town of how we judge well morale in the iraqi army is high following recent victories but some iraqis are worried i souls ideology will remain a threat long after it's defeated al jazeera as imran khan reports. this is the image the popular mobilization of forces in iraq want you to see. in control and ready to fight the shared militias are surrounding the last remaining eisel stronghold of whole region p m f command is a confident the next battle will be swift and decisive. we shall retake how we
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judge just like we took mosul in tal afar we are now waiting for the orders to advance to who we are in the process of reinforcing our positions and fortifying our defense lines and i feel rats will be squashed soon by how. well confidence is high the military operation to recapture who ija is expected to be a complicated one there are two main front lines for the region here at west of the town and here at southwest. both battle fronts are linked by a series of watch towers and trenches. soldiers are clearing the surrounding desert by burning bush is to make it easier for them to move in their armored vehicles the battle won't just be fought by militias providing support will be the iraqi army counterterrorism forces and the federal police which the kurdish peshmerga will also be involved but given tensions in nearby could cook which the kurds claim the
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government leaders in baghdad say is federal iraq a territory corp it will be complicated. there are mountain tension and sinker coke caused by the sectarian dimension that is making it boil and might lead to the deterioration of security situation leading to a standoff among the different forces. despite the potential takeover of the last remaining ice in stronghold in iraq the group's ideology will not be completely wiped out and it will remain a challenge. the problem is not with eisel alone it is by the oppression of the sunni communities even if i still is the fee to incur cooke's how we for example the oppression of the sunni community continues by the shia led government then we may see another wave of violence maybe worse than i saw the ideology of i still would still resonate among the people combating the group's ideology is a concern for many both here and abroad many iraqis say that the root causes for
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the rise of a group like i still haven't been addressed and there's also the issue of what to do with the fighters and their family members after all they are some of them iraqi citizens now there's no concrete plan from the kurdish or the iraqi authorities for rehabilitation or even imprisonment leaving many to wonder if there is a concrete plan for post eisel iraq iraq on al-jazeera how to build syria's president bashar al assad has met the russian defense minister in damascus to discuss their military cooperation in a civil war they said their focus is on the city of dera zor which has been held by myself for more than three years they agreed to both the efforts against opposition fighters now aleppo used to be known as syria's economic hub before it became one of the most brutal battlegrounds in the civil war syrian and russian forces for the opposition groups will control leaving eastern under siege for three years nine months after the syrian government recapture the city it's allowed cameras in to see how some parts of being rebuilt ballots reports. fixing
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a square that was once a frontline. aleppo was the battleground for one of the deadliest episodes of the syrian civil war tens of thousands died here once syria's largest city it's now rebuilding under president assad's watch and with the support of the regional governor i don't know if you know we are hearing about social institutes and infrastructure health care education but first of all roads and bridges and the doing that not only in aleppo but also in the eastern part of aleppo province the syrian observatory for human rights says thousands have now returned to their homes from refugee camps just last week the governor says electricity was fully restored to the city. this school when a government how the neighborhood was protected from the worst of the war and yet this third floor classroom still has no glass in the windows after
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a missile strike in two thousand and sixteen two children died in this were four were killed in the playground bemoan what to me as a son when the war started shelling started to fall on this school most of the children were here in the classroom as you can say there is only a metal net on the windows shell is hit here and killed children assad wants the world to see her rebuilding reporters were invited to visit by his allies in the russian defense ministry but an east in aleppo no amount of spin can hide the scars left by the coalition. children hand learn the price of war every time they go outside the east of the city was under siege for three years until government forces regained control in december this is where syria's opposition made its last stand and nine months later neighborhoods here are the lowest
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priority ballasts al jazeera. the dominican republic has invited delegates from venezuela's government and opposition to see if they can resume talks to end the political crisis around one hundred thirty people have died in anti-government protests since april demonstrators blame president nicolas maduro for high inflation and a shortage of basic goods. kenya's president to whom kenyatta has addressed parliament for the first time since last month's election the supreme court unknown his victory exciting irregularities electoral commission has set new elections for october seventeenth but the opposition threatening a boycott and that's the right guarantees against electoral fraud kenyatta says he was spec's the court's verdict. hillary clinton has revealed who she thinks is to blame for last year's election loss to donald trump in a new memoir but some of her democratic colleagues say rather than looking back it's time to move on don estabrook has more from washington. in her five hundred
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twelve page memoir hillary clinton is candid about losing the presidency to donald trump i felt like i had let everybody down clinton blames herself for using a private e-mail account when she was secretary of state that led to a government investigation but she also questions former f.b.i. director james comey motivations for reopening the investigation less than two weeks before the election just stopped my momentum now remember this too jane at the same time he does that about a closed investigation there's an open investigation into the trump campaign and their connections with russia clinton's loss to donald trump was one of the most stunning in u.s. political history the veteran washington insider versus the brash outsider and although she won the popular vote she lost the electoral vote primarily because for large swing states and three traditional democratic states voted for trump clinton's critics say her failure to connect with working class voters is
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a lesson for the democratic party one of the main. questions that democrats are asking themselves is how do we actually connect with with a huge part of the country that used to vote democratic and doesn't reliably do so anymore still some political scientists say clinton was a victim of bad timing so there is a reality that out of the six individuals who have run for a third term of their party only one of them has won so if she had really thought about the odds the odds are more like that she had about a seventeen percent chance of actually succeeding in president obama clinton's return to the spotlight is making some in her own party an easy they fear her book could further alienate progressive democrats who favored vermont senator bernie sanders for the party's nomination last year sanders seemed to agree in
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a recent talk show we need her help to go forward let's keep all doing that about two thousand and sixteen clinton says she is closing the book on being a candidate but isn't necessarily closing the book on politics still she won't say how she'll write her next chapter dion estabrook al-jazeera washington open is of course not web site there it is on the screen yes out to c.n.n. dot com that's not a zero zero. ok recap of the top stories here this hour north korea has rejected the latest round of u.n. sanctions and is threatening painful consequences for the u.s. the measure is aimed at reigning in pyongyang's nuclear program and through destructions on field supplies on the ban on textile exports president donald trump is warning of stronger action in the future. fifty five people are now confirmed
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dead in the united states and across the caribbean from hurricane there are fears the death toll could rise further it's now week into tropical depression that continues to cause havoc with torrential rain and flooding in the u.s. the french president emanuel surveying the damage on st maarten eleven people died which is split between the netherlands and france promising to boost security as people rebuild. that's. the priority and what we're focusing all our efforts on is returning the island to normal life or as normal as possible in terms of public order we have massively deployed police military police and soldiers which will come from this region and from france and from ghana and this will boost the number of security and military personnel by two thousand and that number will rise to three thousand by the end of this week a meeting of the arab league in cairo has descended into shouting matches ministers from qatar in the four states blockade in the gulf nation trade insults the u.a.e.
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saudi arabia bahrain and egypt all cut diplomatic ties with qatar one hundred days ago. he has canceled a visit to the u.n. general assembly later this month has been widely criticized of failing to condemn violence against a range of muslims in rakhine state you know all the prime minister of bangladesh has promised to help ranges of escape to her country she has seen and visited one of the camps housing refugees more than three hundred seventy thousand people have arrived in the past three weeks. the lower house of the philippine congress has approved an annual budget of just twenty dollars for the national human rights commission its twenty seventeen budget was nearly fifteen million dollars the rights body has repeatedly criticized president radio to attack his violent crackdown on drug. public has invited delegates from venezuela government and opposition. and the political crisis a hundred thirty people have died in protests. the news
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