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in the summer where major league baseball the cleveland indians have broken the american league record for consecutive wins they not their twenty fifth victory in a row with a five three victory over the detroit tigers only two other teams that have matched that record in the past one hundred one years even are five wins away from catching the new york giants who are unbeaten from twenty six games back and nineteen sixteen. thousand nine hundred thirty five chicago cubs also won twenty one straight games at their two thousand and seventeen team are world series champions and they produced a punch in performance on wednesday crushing the new york mets seventeen to five. i mean a group of fans were ejected from the boston red sox game against the oakland athletics are feeling at the banner that read racism is as american as baseball it was hand
over the green almost famous section of the red sox fenway park boston's fans have been accused of racism in the past. of as a pakistan have been celebrated in the return of international cricket and the series between the pakistan team and world eleven well be decided in game three on friday south african. heads an unbeaten seventy two and a game to help his side overhaul pakistan's total of one hundred seventy four with a ball to spare no major test team has toward pakistan since a gun attack on the sri lankan team bus in two thousand and nine but pakistan hope the series a will be a first step towards hosting a global cricket event and the not too distant future. but just on. time.
witness documentaries that open your eyes at this time on al-jazeera. more than twenty students are killed in a school in malaysia. hello everyone mining's peter w. watching al-jazeera live from our headquarters here in doha also coming up north korea provokes more tension by threatening to sink japan with
a nuclear bomb. zimbabwe rolls out a new election system for next year's poll but some worry it could lead to voter for. the hosts for the twenty twenty four and twenty twenty eight summer olympics are officially confirm. at least twenty people have been killed in a fire in boarding school most of them were teenagers the police say it started on the top floor dormitory of the school on the outskirts of kuala lumpur catch a lopez a billion as the story. it took more than an hour for firefighters to put out the flames that the. school in kuala lumpur by then many people mainly teenage boys had lost their lives in by gangs that do such as the scene we can see from a certain angle their hands waving out for help we had no choice but to ask them to
jump out and we tried to catch them we did try to enter the house but the fire was too hot until certain point there was a blackout when that happened things started falling apart we withdrew after that low. the fire started near the dormitory on the top floor first thing in the morning it quickly ripped through the entire building. by one of the interior of the building is one hundred percent destroyed the mattresses books and all other things in the very damaged but the cause of the fire is still unclear we're still investigating it would have been difficult for the boys to escape as the rooms had barred windows and the fire blocked the only exit i could think of a escape through the window we dismantled the window grill opened the window and climbed down on a pipe we force a window grille open at that time we couldn't think much of a fire department representative says their bodies were found on top of one another suggesting there was a stampede to try and get out a community religious leader led prayers for the students he described the boys as
cheerful when they held religious events in the community a happy group many of whom have now lost their lives under tragic circumstances. zero well the city's fire chief is called keratin drama he said to us that it does appear the building regulations were not followed at the school. this initial investigation done by all. of us not issued by a local government and also by departments across investigation carried out some. men when the show drawing that i mean that. approval. because that evolution. that that that by our departments to make sure that at least they are. in this school and because of the student cannot get out on the field because
the only exit been blocking the fire and spread very fast and some people consider the cost of smoke inhalation usually the proving. ground floor second second floor of the building itself and of course based on any field common that you've been by i would have one one it's very clear that if i said this. to you no business just want to. number of bed. i think end up with the said to become. varia one shouldn't do it at the exit looking at that now but the bad. side of the rule if they have no party there now but that the six be just nice but because that is what did to me if. the food in that's a little bit i mean almost sixty percent of the room and what it was to be used but
not. all that. i'm pleased to see these things happen and it's why is it that we all if the mind operate that up the social path if. you have a competition it must comply competently did you comment on i thought. why is it if i'm asked what the end of the the iraqi parliament has voted to remove the governor of kirkuk now the vote comes after a council meeting to discuss plans to hold the referendum on kurdish independence the government is opposed to the referendum earlier this week the parliament authorized the prime minister mr party to quotes take all measures to preserve national unity imran khan joins us on the telephone from bill in iraq how significant is this. well it's very significant as you state the body has been
given the mandate to try and stop this referendum going ahead has already had a vote in parliament referendum is actually a leak of this kurdish independence referendum is actually real and this is another move to try and put pressure on the. karim is as you say the governor of cookies but a very vocal supporter. independent and this was a direct call from the heart or other body of iraqi prime minister saying that this man should be removed from office so we've had some reaction. before the vote actually took place from a political party saying that the signatures needed to remove him from office. in office despite what the iraqis think this vote will go ahead so it remains to be seen how the government. reacted to all of this but it seems that the kurds are already defined they say that they want to go ahead. the president of the kurdish region the food bazaar he actually went to visit him go back to very publicly.
go anywhere the government could go anywhere as a result and he says he operates according to the. kirkuk though just to be clear on that point it is not what the kurds would like to see turning into to stop them so does this make mr body feel the need to stamp his authority a vote that he does not want to see taking place. absolutely was going on here is lined with geography it's technically it is iraqi territory however the kurds claim it baghdad says no it's not it's part of federal iraq or forty it's long been a bone of contention. the kurds want the referendum to take place within itself as part of kurdish territory that's angered arab and. m.p.'s from that region who refuse to take part in the vote so far they say it's not of kurdish territory
social potential territory so it cannot be part of this vote because they know it's out territory we control if we want to be part of any for a future kurdistan him around thanks very much representatives of the syrian government and opposition groups are meeting in kazakhstan for the sixth round of talks to end the civil war the discussions in astana brokered by the russians the turks and the iranians child what is there for us. well it hasn't gone particularly well so far the five rounds of talks we saw last time the members of the opposition actually walked out at one stage as airstrikes or so they said airstrikes continued against their full seize the fact of the matter is though that a lot has changed on the ground in the last year or so in syria pro-government forces have made great gains with the help of their russian allies since russia got involved in two thousand and fifteen we saw government forces retake control of all
of eastern aleppo they've also been these huge gains against isis forces in and around dear azula there is a general will to try and get some sort of last thing ceasefire in these deescalation zones sorted out mapped out. in the next two days and of course it's very much a complementary effort to ongoing attempts by the u.n. the u.n. brokered talks in geneva looking at a wider political future in syria it seems as if there is a lot of determination here but there are a lot of very complicated issues to sort out on the ground north korea has threatened to use a nuclear weapon against japan after the u.n. impose more sanctions against pyongyang the state run korean central news agency said this japan is no longer needed to exist near us it went on to say before islands of the japanese archipelago should be sunken into the scene by the nuclear bomb the japanese cabinet secretary yoshi he sugar has condemned that threat from
north korea saying no. this announcement is extremely provocative and outrageous and raises the tension in the region and it is an acceptable creating some following developments from tokyo. certainly this threat was considered and expected by the japanese because of the support that this country is giving to its alliance partners the united states over the recent strengthening of the u.n. sanctions against north korea but japan is taking this threat very seriously given the recent hydrogen bomb test that took place two weeks ago a bomb that was ten times stronger than the one dropped by the united states on hiroshima and the missile that was launched across the north of japan so it is a very serious threat the defense systems here have been strengthened or will be strengthened we've been told certainly that japan is hoping the united states in
that regard by shipping fuel out to these ages destroyers these anti missile destroyers that are in the sea of japan these are part of a range of defense mechanisms that been set up by the alliance which include the fed missile system in south korea and in and we have the patriot battery here in japan and of course the a.g.s. ships contain interceptors which are capable of locking on and taking out any missiles as they launched into space so certainly japan is in readiness the united states says that the defense system here is strong enough to contain any missile threat that should come from north korea the u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson is in london for talks with the prime minister to resume a he'll also hold a meeting with the foreign secretary of the u.k. boris johnson they are expected to discuss the tensions on the korean peninsula to listen to do all that we can with the unique situation facing those refugees unlike rwandans unlike the people is this they are stateless they do not have passports or
identity cards saying they are from me and they are from bangladesh the un says the scale of the emergency does require a swift response. hume any theater in assistance in bangladesh has traditionally been quite complex that the government has. preferred to certain choices in terms of which agencies are presence on the ground and so forth this was before this big emergency i think that now that the emergency requires a very urgent response these presents would be scaled up very quickly we've had already an airlift of goods from the emirates other organizations are also sending goods and i think that we're going to see we're going to see a scale up of the emergency very quickly the u.s. president donald trump has denied reports of a deal to protect undocumented young migrants they're known as dreamers earlier the
democrats announced an agreement had been reached which would have protected the nearly eight hundred thousand people they have benefited from the former president barack obama's program he brought it in but earlier this month mr trump announced he would end it and he gave congress six months to come up with its replacement still to come here on al-jazeera. name in. iraq. activists turn to social media and to protest against a four day arms fire in london. and will meet them is in the spanish region of catalonia who are standing their ground despite threats of arrest.
how it will typhoon ptolemy's making its way towards japan said to make the most of what dry weather we do have at the moment you can see this massive cloud pushing up into southern most parts well as a cloud of rain coming in here we are likely to see some very very heavy rain as we make our way through the weekend northern sections not too bad at least through friday tokyo around twenty five celsius that cloud will continue to push its way further north which as we go on through sas day and you can see the first signs of the storm coming towards q shoot by that stage at the moment it's very close to that eastern side of china you can see it clearly showing up here the big eye of the storm that is a big one this one there you go typhoon tomlin further south you got to the wet weather also making its way through the south china seas and that will eventually stream its way over towards of vietnam so wet and windy weather also coming in here with the possibility of some flooding it will run across laos lots of very heavy rain then and the prospect of floods possibly some landslides as well for the south
well sunshine is showers as per usual across southeast asia some of those showers very much on the liveliest side for a good part of borneo malaysia looking very just to be some showers at times for k.l. and for singapore but lossie dry in indonesia. victim . his past as an instrument of brutal dictatorship a father tries to forget. but his son's quest for ron says reveals there are often two sides to even the darkest of stories witness of the chameleon at this time on al-jazeera.
welcome back you're watching al-jazeera our top stories more than twenty people have been killed in a fire at a malaysian boarding school most of them were teenagers the local fire chief says there were too many people in one room and the proper safety measures had yet to be approved. the iraqi parliament has voted to remove the governor of kirkuk comes after council meeting to discuss plans to hold a referendum on kurdish independence the government is opposed to that earlier this week the parliament authorized the prime minister mr body to take all measures to preserve national unity. live pictures from bangladesh to recap another top story the u.n.h.c.r. saying really for up to four hundred thousand injured will soon be dispatched aid
agencies along the border have been overwhelmed by the number of refugees entering the area since the crackdown in myanmar last month. the inquiry into one of the worst fire disasters in modern european history is now beginning in the u.k. at least eighty people were killed in london's grenfell towers in june it started on the fourth floor and spread through the twenty four storey building in the early hours of the morning the investigation is expected to look at several factors including building regulations and the response of local government to be phillips has more now from west london. at this church in west london very much in the shadow of grenfell tower victims of the fire survivors local residents have been gathering to hear some martin more bake give his opening statement what the retired judge said was that his inquiry would have to face is the first look at the specifics of the fire how it spread how the fire brigade reacted on that terrible
night the second phase would be wide and it would look at questions of regulations for high rise buildings fire regulations whether they were observed in this case or not it's clear that some martin moore big is going to have quite a challenge to win over the trust of local residents in this part of london many of them have argued in recent weeks that he was not the right man for the job but he came from too much of an establishment background there's been resentment and anger over what they perceive as the narrow terms of the inquiry they wanted a broader inquiry that would look at wealth inequality social housing in this part of london and the very very slow pace with which residents caught up in the fire have been really housed has been another grievance only a handful of families have found permanent alternative accommodation so far. india's prime minister narendra modi has met with to punch out of talks in the city
of amount about launched india's first bullet train which will run between the western city of mumbai is one of the projects that japan and india are working on together to deepen economic ties zimbabwe is bringing in a new system of votes of registration ahead of next year's presidential and parliamentary elections biometric technology will be used for the first time but some people worry it will increase the chance of vote rigging from harare. peter first voted in one thousand nine hundred eighty when zimbabwe won independence from britain he's participated in every election since then now the electoral commission is compiling a new voters using registration technology peta has concerns he worries ditching the manual process in favor of technology may not be a good thing for. the using new technology but.
the problems of electricity it's the first time by mid to technology is being used to register voters in zimbabwe officials conducted a practice run in april to test the system for years opposition parties have been demanding a new list of voters they accuse president robert mugabe's rulings on a party about the current register you have thousands of people many years ago. and from our own research most of these dead voters. mysteriously it isn't actually polling day because their votes. zanu p.f. officials deny the accusations more than six million voters were on the electoral roll four years ago zimbabwe is essentially starting the process from scratch everyone who's eligible to vote has to register again. at least seven million people by january but only four hundred out of an estimated three thousand
registration kits are available electoral officials say the rest of the equipment is expected to arrive in the country in a few weeks we appear to be stampeding into the registration process. without necessarily having a full appreciation of what the entire process is about so it's important that we do get a new one and it's important that we start the process but without adequately planning for the process well setting ourselves up for disaster the presidential and parliamentary elections are next year the world's oldest elected leader is running for. reelection when the date for the polls is announced heating up it's one knows no votes israel anyway in the world is perfect but he just hopes to become paul's would at least be acceptable to mean. the police in kenya have used tear gas to disperse young men who broke into a hotel to attack women attending an election meeting people who attended the gathering in consumer said the men smashed windows on the chairs in the attack the city is an opposition stronghold and most voters there are expected to support rile
up the dingo he's running against the incumbent of the kenyatta in a rerun presidential election next month several mayors local politicians in spain are remaining defiant as they face threats of arrest over the bid for catalonia and independence more than seven hundred mayors back the referendum which the central government says is illegal in charlotte but us. catalonia is mir's a standing firm against threats that they'll be arrested by spain's top prosecutor because of the a bid for independence. i got when i did that but i have nothing to hide when we have to go to declare we'll say the same thing we have always said that we owe it to our people and therefore we will continue working so they can express themselves freely in the polls that as many as eighty percent of cattle and i've requested. the spanish supreme court has ruled the october first independence referendum illegal spain's public prosecutor jose manuel mansour isn't forcing that decision
on wednesday he ordered police tourist more than seven hundred mayors if they fail to turn up the questioning over their continued support for the referendum. prosecutors earlier ordered the seizure of ballot papers and other voting materials mayors have also been threatened with charges of civil disobedience abuse of office and misuse of public funds a prison aboard faints if they allow public buildings to be used for the voters. past the drumbeat for independence is on the state people home or than a million people took to the streets of catalonia scapin. on monday the regional government has resolution its belief that these people deserve a referendum. when more than seven hundred mayors are persecuted by justice then it's not the mayor's you have a problem but the spanish justice system itself it's the spanish justice system
that has a problem. catalonia last experience self rule three hundred years ago the wealthiest region in spain with an economy bigger than portugal greece spain's king philippe has spoken out about the constitutional crisis for the first time saying the spanish constitution will prevail and a unified spain is the pillar of its a you membership. with spain's government clearly determines not to make a go it alone question now is move the region's maze be tamed by madrid and take on three its shallop ballasts al-jazeera. the u.k.'s multi-billion dollar sale to saudi arabia has been the focus of protests at an arms fair in london with concerns british weaponry is being used against civilians in yemen and is not in our reports activists are increasingly using social media as well as more traditional methods
to get their message across. export i think. it's meant to look like a car advert rather burnished aluminum. made in britain . dropped off. but this video by save the children is aimed at getting the u.k. to stop arms exports to saudi arabia over its bombing campaign in yemen on the story doesn't know what's going on and not shying full and so i think what we're really hoping today is that this isn't just a one off that it's video. you know more activism going forward and more people being on this and more people have their voices heard the videos being released on social media to coincide with the huge arms fair taking place in london. in the run up to the show peace activists staged a series of protests nearby and made sure it was all online. some closed down
access road. passed by the home to survive migrate from the bridges on the engines. others former members of the armed forces try to get delivery trucks checked for illegal equipment such as land mines which have been sold at previous events it is a great trying to trust but i question your convention if you know thinking straight and then obstructed highway in total more than one hundred people rescued getting the story into the mainstream media there's been a whole week of activities and direct actions here and many involved will know they won't. actually happening just down the road they have managed to slow down equipment getting into the site and perhaps just as importantly they've raised awareness not far away a different kind of protest and makeshift art gallery highlighting the arms trade with a new work by british artist banksy as topical as ever organizers say only ten percent
of londoners know about the arms fair and that needs to change. protestors in campaign is excellent can they go out time and time again. different approach so using perhaps top target a different audience bring new people. questioning things. ending the event the. boy whose political video mash ups have been seen by millions on you tube while these people may already be on their side they're aiming to reach a new audience on social media. al-jazeera london. international olympic committee president has described it as a win win paris and l.a. have been confirmed as host of the twenty twenty four and the twenty twenty eight summer olympic games here so he'll malik. wanted. the decision everybody knew about has finally been confirmed the capital of france paris to host
the twenty twenty four olympics while los angeles in the united states with staged event four years later it's a deal that suits all parties particularly the i.o.c. who have struggled to track the bidding cities in the end just paris and l.a. were left with budapest grown and hamburg all pulling out this is win win win situation for paris was angel as the anti olympic movement it's the third time paris will be hosting the games and twenty twenty four marks one hundred years since the last stage them and while the candidates quit the race due to cost concerns para say they will use the olympics to regenerate one of the poorest parts of the city with paris twenty twenty four we've built our project on sharing sharing the passion of an open celebration magical city. it would be lympics number three for away with the last games in the us being one
thousand nine hundred six in atlanta organizers now have eleven years to convince the locals that pouring money into the games is money well spent we don't perceive the twenty twenty games as eleven years in the future we know that the games with your help begin today. with the host city for the summer olympics locked down for more than a decade v.o.c. now have to make a success on next year's winter games in south korea so how malik al-jazeera. well again you're watching out to see are these are your headlining stories so far more than twenty people have been killed in a fire some a lazy in boarding school most of them were teenagers the local fire chief says there were too many people in one room and the proper safety measures had yet to be approved covered in drama is fire and rescue department director he says the school wasn't built to the required safety standards. with the
high end of the day local people if they get it and deal with his youth you. get off but not. getting did well. and what did it leave we did problem we did. the iraqi parliament has voted to remove the governor of kirkuk the vote comes after council meeting to discuss plans to hold a referendum on kurdish independence the government is opposed to the vote earlier this week lawmakers authorized the prime minister hyderabadi to quote take all measures to preserve national unity. let's just sum up on one of our other big stories for you live pictures coming to us out of bangladesh you can see there the reality of one of these makeshift refugee camps that's in an area called or a town called kuta a long the figures keep on rising it was three hundred thousand is now officially at least four hundred thousand as the range of muslim so continue to try to escape
what's going on across the border inside me and mom the u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson is in london for talks with the u.k. prime minister to resign may he will also meets the british foreign secretary boris johnson they are expected to discuss tensions on the korean peninsula mr tillerson would also attend a meeting on libya along with representatives from france italy egypt and the u.a.e. . north korea has threatened to use a nuclear weapon against japan after the un impose more sanctions against pyongyang japan condemned the threat saying the announcement was extremely provocative the u.s. president donald trump has denied reports of a deal being struck to protect undocumented young people known as dreamers in the states earlier democrats announced an agreement had been reached which would have protected nearly eight hundred thousand migrants they had benefited from the former president barack obama's program but earlier this month and i was he would end it
and he gave congress six months to come up with something new those are your top stories adrian's within the coming hours between now and the top of the hours inside story season by. the u.n. has imposed another round of sanctions against north korea young young doctor and it's just test. in north korea elsewhere in the world and the people who suffer the most.