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call. or force baby thirteen years ago dr lee was one of the first to conduct research on forest bathing he concluded that the essential oils the trees produce to protect themselves from germs and bugs can boost the human immune system. a lot of find aside or essential oil is found in the forest my research has shown that far is trying to size reduce stress hormones. in the future the time may come when doctors prescribe the forest instead of medicine. police in london say that made a significant arrest in friday's bombing on an underground commuter train.
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you know about santa maria with the world news from al-jazeera role so ahead is there room for dialogue in the standoff with north korea china thinks so putting pressure on the u.s. to talk more instead of making threats and they say thousand refugees from burundi a killed by troops this is in the democratic republic of congo and bangladesh accuses me and mark continually violating its ad space while on the ground the number of cross the border is now almost four hundred thousand. so british police are now raiding a house in sorry just south of london as they continue their investigation into friday's blast on an underground train and eighteen year old man was arrested in the southern english port town of dover earlier on saturday police calling that one i think nif interest twenty nine people up were injured when an explosive device partially detonated on the district line during the busy peak rush hour following
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developments for us from london. with the police are not telling us much about who this eighteen year old man is we know that he was arrested in the port area of dover down in kent on saturday morning and he is being transferred to a police station in south london the police are calling it a significant arrest but saying they're not going to comment any further about this person for investigative reasons earlier on mark riley the nation's top antiterrorism police officer said that the police had been making really good progress and they were chasing down suspects the use of the plural they're suggesting in some people's minds that there could be more than one person who's being linked to the attack now we know that hundreds of officers have been going through c.c.t.v. footage from the train and from elsewhere trying to identify who planted the device which failed to detonate fully they've said clearly the aim was to create huge
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injury and huge panic it could have been a lot worse in other words it was headed for central london it was rush hour and over twenty nine people were injured most of them suffering burns none of those injuries were life threatening also on friday trees may announce that the national threat level was being raised to critical meaning that they believe an attack it was expected imminently that usually lasts for a few days giving the police extra powers of surveillance and also meaning that the military the army will be taking over from police in sites around the country freeing up armed police officers to patrol the streets and to be present on the transport networks in reassuring the public but also gathering information in the pub the police have still been appealing to the public for any information and any images either still photographs mobile phone photos or videos and they used those have started to be sent in to the police helping them with their search for the
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person or people who carried out the attack. there's been tension as well at the top tiers of british and u.s. governments over president donald trump's comments about the two plus the u.s. later launched a twitter tirade which was described as unhelpful by british police and by the prime minister the tory m.p. with this. hours after the attack on a london underground train us president donald trump made a series of controversial comments on social media including the suggestion that the suspects were known to british police he tweeted another attack in london by a loser terrorist these are sick and demented people who were in the sights of scotland yard must be proactive he went on to say the travel ban stopping people from some muslim majority countries travelling into the us should be followed tougher and more specific his comments made before police released any information about the attackers all the motives led some to accuse the president of jumping to
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conclusions but he reiterated them later when speaking outside the white house you know you're going. we have to be very hard we've been very very tough. with that when i merely. british police described his comments as on helpful and tourism a was unimpressed i never think it's helpful for anybody to speculate on what is an ongoing investigation as i've just said the police and security services are working just got the full circumstances of this cowardly attack and to identify all those responsible critics say trumps willingness to speak out about this attack and others when muslims are suspected to be involved is it all it's with his response to incidents such as the white supremacist rally in charlottesville last month where a woman was killed in a car attack when there are acts of terrorism that's where the perpetrators it is worldview. is almost in
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a knee jerk. you know. reactor's date but when it is not the people that he usually leads to condemn then he will be much more deliberate about his statements. it's not clear which trumps tweets were based on intelligence speculation either way they irritated a close eye on a day that was difficult enough all the way to pictorial gate and b. al-jazeera. well the head of scotland yard has made an appeal to the public following the attack and listen i don't think people should get used to the idea that there will be constant attacks however we are trying to fight against a very considerable threat not only from overseas not only online but also of course as we're seeing coming from a very small number of people of a variety of persuasions in our own communities egypt's top appeals court has upheld the life sentence of the former president mohamed morsi the ruling is final
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it cannot be appealed to morsi convicted of espionage in june and is expected to serve at least twenty five years in prison became egypt's first democratically elected president when he won the vote back in twenty twelve deposed in a military coup go to a year later and seven people have been sentenced to death in egypt over links to the libyan branch of beisel they were convicted of check on charges of taking part in the beheadings of twenty one egyptian coptic christians in two thousand and fifteen seven a part of a group of twenty on trial in the court is set to issue a final verdict on that wider case in late november now the international community is split on how to deal with the growing tensions around north korea's nuclear program has vowed to achieve what it calls an equilibrium of force with washington while president donald trump says all options are still on the table and thomas with us from seoul. they're images designed to convey delight confidence and
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power the north korean regime says kim jong un personally going to friday's launching drill it was shown on north korean t.v. on saturday the presenter said the test to be a success on the fourth song twelve rocket was now operationally ready the regime says kim's final goal is a coup librium a real force with the u.s. on how to stop him there's a split u.s. president donald trump talking to troops on the seventieth anniversary of the u.s. air force suggests they could have a role. after seeing your capabilities thank you and here today i want us to them to know that our. units listing just to read our posts thank you. president donald trump already said sanctions passed by the united nations security council on monday were nothing compared to what will have to happen but others including his ambassador to the united nations stressed sanctions time we have
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strangled their economic situation at this point that's going to take a little bit of time but it has already started to take effect the united nations security council met again on friday and condemned the latest launch but there was no suggestion in their statement of further sanctions from china a renewed call for talks for the year of a delusion also calls for reopening dialogue every job in the issue of consultations the regulations should be implemented comprehensive lee but south korea no longer wants dialogue in a big change in its position its president now says talks are impossible in the current climate he did use quite exceptional language he said that there is no chance for dialogue and he said that south korea will be able to destroy north korea there's a sense that moon has been forced into this corner by north korea that he's made all these overtures to dialogue he said. who is willing to engage in military and humanitarian talks and north korea. south korea is extremely wary of military
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action on kim jong un's regime it could provoke an attack on this city seoul in revenge but north korean mid and long range nuclear weapons threatening american cities might make the u.s. think twice in coming to south korea's defense if young decided to make a first move you wouldn't know there was any threat in so it's a warm autumn day and the atmosphere is completely calm you say that particularly worried for behind the scenes the has been a subtle but important shift towards a more assertive position one closer to the president from when china's president understands how does it solve the latest provocations from north korea has led to calls for stronger ties between the u.s. and japan thousands of japanese visited the u.s. your counter airbase on saturday and rob mcbride was there. opening the doors for a so-called friendship festival for many this event is one of the clearest signs of
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the alliance between japan and the u.s. especially given the heightened tensions with north korea when something exists for a long time we tend to forget about it and take it for granted it's not until we need it that we understand how important it is and i think that might be occurring right now people are remembering the importance of the purpose and strength of the u.s. japan alliance for most visitors it's a reminder of u.s. protection a day after another missile was fired over japanese territory with people living beneath its flight path powerless to do anything about it. i think it was very selfish like not korea. in japan we can't do much about the metals because i was so worried it would. pan and i don't feel safe. japan's prime minister. they deserve the full implementation of
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tougher u.n. sanctions while working more closely with the u.s. but not everyone in japan is happy with closer ties to washington critics of shinzo abbay say that inconsistency is in the u.s. policy towards north korea have increased the risk of confrontation and japan's close alliance with the us might mean it being dragged into a conflict whether it likes it or not. given the potential consequences for japan many believe it's never been more important to be working closely with the u.s. as it weighs up potential military options rob mcbride al jazeera tokyo now security forces in the democratic republic of congo and killed at least eighteen burundian refugees in the eastern town of cum in your place and soldiers opened fire as the refugees protested over a resettlement plan witnesses say some of them threw rocks at security forces here
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is malcolm webb now he's actually in camp in uganda but he's covered the story of burundi quite extensively again malcolm just for people coming to the story can you explain why they've crossed over to to the d.l.c. in the first place. in april twenty fifth the president of the yeah i'm clumsy. announced his intention to run for a presidential term the constitution says presidents can only run on any standard to serve the opposition his opponent said this was illegal and unconstitutional said it wanted what started with protests. turned into as a violent armed conflict the youth wing of the ruling party the butler florey accused of targeting opposition supporters and government critics throughout the country the government denies expedition killings and torture of which it has been accused of that over the last couple of years four hundred thousand last year only to neighboring countries most of them are in time for the about forty thousand or
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in the neighboring democratic republic of congo where this incident happened so all told as you describe it they're not just in the se but are a massive strain on all the surrounding countries that's right and of all of them the r.c. is the least equipped to cope with an influx of people east in the state itself is not very stable it's been plagued by foreign military interventions and on the uprisings for more than twenty years so it's not a particularly stable place there's a u.n. peacekeeping force. to stabilize the place there and then of course u.n. and other agencies looking after the forty thousand grew in the entire life there and in the camps there as well as in the other countries being reports of both government agents and opposition armed factions moving around in the camps accused of you know recruiting people killing people targeting people generally these camps
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are not entirely safe places even at the best of times ok malcolm thanks for the update malcolm webster in kampala the. still ahead for you on al-jazeera the huge demonstrations in barcelona where an independence referendum is just weeks away. hello there we saw a big storm hit viet-nam if we look at the pictures we've got out of the country we can see some of the destruction that we saw there the winds were fairly strong strong enough to bring down some trees and some branches as well and also the amount of rain we saw was fairly large to some places so in excess of two hundred millimeters of rain from the system you see the cloud just kept on coming and the rains just kept on falling so the wettest of the weather then along that eastern
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coast but gradually now things are improving so there will be a fair amount of cloud during the day at times on sunday and a few showers but those showers generally breaking up the as we head through the day on monday meanwhile the wettest of the weather is on its way towards the west making its way towards bangladesh so we are going to see more showers here over the next few days elsewhere and for many of us in india this is belt of shop showers across the central areas and then further south of some more persistent rain that's been with us for a couple of days anyway to the north of that though is looking generally fine and settled so new delhi still hot up at thirty seven degrees for some karate will be around thirty five now here in doha no massive change for us really the winds still coming in from the east they're still feeling humid and hot temperatures hovering around forty degrees. in the house era when news coverage consists of a punk jihad line
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a five second sound bite and an easy solution. dellums deep a thumb says challenge the status quo to expose double standards and debate the contradictions join me mad the hot sun for a new season of the show the frank. and up front. about this time i'll just iraq. last. year with al jazeera these other top stories this hour british police are writing a house in sorry just south of london as they continue their investigation into friday's blast on an underground train an eighteen year old man was arrested in the
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southern english port town of dover early saturday police calling that one a significant arrest north korea has released pictures of its most recent missile tests the ballistic missile which was launched by the japanese out of the car on friday north korea says it's part of a plan to achieve military librium the united states lease eighteen burundian refugees have been killed by security forces in the democratic republic of congo police and soldiers so the fire refugees protesting about a resettlement plan witnesses say some of them through ropes at security forces. bangladesh's prime minister is expected to demand more international help to deal with the range of crisis in a speech to the un general assembly four hundred thousand refugees now have crossed into her country in the last three weeks fleeing a military crackdown and me and mom many of them living on the roadside without food or shelter in the hospitals in bangladesh is struggling to cope with this influx of people time to chantrey went to visit one hospital in cox is bizarre. i
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mean our government district hospital every day dozens of rowing are refugees are admitted here with various animals including bullet injury mine explosion injuries this hospital is only two hundred bad and it cannot cope with the influx of refugees patients coming here it is overflowed you can see patients out on the floor that made temporary arrangement what the government need to do is set up mobile emergency clinic within the refugee camp areas unless they do that the local hospital just are not capable of coping with the new refugees over four hundred thousand officers that crossed over so far within the last three weeks and more and more are coming two hundred thousand children among them who need medical care at least two hundred infants right made within the local hospital system they are getting some sort of treat but not at a great and the international donor agency also need to gear up to set up mobile clinics otherwise the local hospital just won't be able to cope with the number of
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rowing up patients admitted in these hospitals the tunisian government has lifted a decades old ban on muslim women marrying almost the men but the decision faces opposition from religious leaders of. this is to new zealand president baz a subsea attending a gathering to commemorate national women's day he said he said he was committed to lifting a decades long ban all women marrying the muslims on thursday he fulfilled that promise and overturned in one nine hundred seventy three law paving the way for women to choose whom they want to marry regardless of their religion the decision is unprecedented in the muslim world. we look at gender equality has been in trying in the constitution but when we call for you quality that doesn't mean we are against religion our constitution stipulates we are
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a secular state but our people are predominantly muslim. although to the most progressive country in the region conservatives have gained ground since the two thousand and eleven revolution clerics have stepped into the fray criticizing the president for what they consider to be a violation of islamic law by its troops hailed the decision as a landmark victory for women but insists women have a long way to go to get full rights for months there have been protests to ensure equal inheritance rights for women and the local laws where men can only get half the inheritance of what men receive a decision of reforming the inheritance laws has been met with strong opposition from religious leaders the president insists he is determined to strengthen women's
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rights and freedoms but many where we are today could see more confrontations between those who support a secular state and those that are not. you direct of human rights watch or respect to last hour she says lifting the ban is a significant step forward towards greater equality for women and. it's symbolically very strong in terms of trying equality in tunisia and i seriously but also. really respecting several of the principles that the constitution and international standards came with the religious clerics obviously have they are saying in this they would of course you know like oppose this kind of very progressive move from the government they can for example in the like resist it in if they have any you know foot hold in the courts for example by i think as in any
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democratic country there will be forces who are for such very revolutionary reform in a state like to nisha and others who are opposed to it and it's very important that the law sets the ground and sets the future for women's rights but then of course it's the mentality it's the whole you know like context that needs to change and this might take more time but the first step is to change the legal framework and this is starting to happen but there is still a long way forward. now a huge drama has been held in your region as the fight over a planned independence referendum thousands of people have been protesting in both alone or in support of more than seven hundred. were facing criminal investigation for supporting the vote spanish governs to clear the vote from a total one to be in legal and says it's working.
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and we will vote. this is a clear reflection of their determination to go ahead and vote. to decide whether the catalonia region will be right in the rest of. com thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you. thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you to risk
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your to thank you so much for forty thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you final week of campaigning in germany's general election now ahead of the vote on september twenty fourth chancellor angela merkel and her rival have been holding rallies. and cain was at the merkel rally in the town of. in rallies across germany angle america's message has been one of continuity urging voters to consider her record as chancellor of this country over the past four years indeed over the past twelve years and saying that germany cannot risk a change of government a change of policy a change of agenda from her agenda to those of her rivals here in beenz her message was very clear she spoke about the refugee crisis she spoke about the debt crisis in europe and the threats that germany and europe faces from what she considers the dangers of terrorism and she also spoke about the economy here in germany and why
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the vote for the c.d.u. was the only vote that could secure germany's economic future about their phones yes i'm all of those when it's going well for us we are more likely to avoid leaving future debts to our grandchildren and children so de are better able to control their own futures for that reason it's important not to create new debt in the next four years. beenz is part of angular merkel's home state indeed this is her individual constituency so when she was asking for people's vote here it was a direct personal appeal vote for me she said the point she also made was that although the opinion polls suggest that her party is cruising towards victory voters should not take that for granted complacency was the enemy she said every vote counts and that therefore every vote given to the c.d.u. would strengthen her hand in a future government if the opinion polls are correct and as i say she is heading
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towards what might be considered to be a handsome victory and some analysts now say the question is not whether she will get elected as chancellor it's whether she will get to choose the party that she would prefer to govern in a coalition after september the twenty fourth. the mammoth cleanup effort after a hurricane hit the u.s. state of florida or is going pretty slowly with tens of thousands still without electricity the largest atlantic storm on record hit almost a week ago but many people have still not able to get home rob reynolds has their stories. big pine key is a study in desolation here on one of a chain of low lying islands that bore the brunt of hurricane earl mouth trees are stripped bare debris is piled high houses are trashed boats lifelong onto the shore telephone poles are snapped into like rotten driftwood there's no electricity no running water and hardly any people except for
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a few die hards like and mccarty my baby the house boat where she's lived for ten years is now i have sunk in the debris choked financial i was tied good i came through it i and tell the tide went out yesterday and this boat right here i'm sitting on poked a hole in the bottom of my boat and her friend roxie gillespie have taken refuge in the house of a neighbor who fled before the storm hit i lived on a sailboat. but it's not in the harbor we can't find my son been looking on satellite pictures for we haven't found it yet with most residents still evacuated and not able to return the only traffic on the keys streets highways and bridges consists of convoys of police national guardsmen and humvees and other emergency workers. tillett crews from around florida and beyond are working long
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hours trying to get electricity flowing again according to the federal emergency management agency sixty five percent of all houses on the keys were damaged by erma and another twenty five percent were destroyed there have been reports of thieves stealing property in the wake of the storm. proven benami runs a maritime supply store in island morada key us night well somebody came in and stole the jet ski dock that i did tired up especially because i saw it sort of moving toward a straight up put it back and i tied it with big cable and a big log and they still cut it off and took it away from here signs by the roadside bear a blunt warning. for the most part though people are taking the destruction and disruption in their stride without tears. i mean i
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could cry everything i own in the world was on that boat except for a few little things right. gone what are you going to do i'm here i'm alive time to clean up. make money clean up and i'll be able to start over again. well you know no intelligent leader oh no never. this is home in the florida keys it seems human nature can handle whatever mother nature dishes out rob reynolds al-jazeera big plane key florida. deal with al jazeera these are the headlines this hour british police are writing a house in surrey just south of london as they continue their investigation into friday's blast on an underground train there is still images you see of the raid
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just released a few moments ago also an eighteen year old man was arrested in the southern southern english port town of dover early on saturday police calling that a significant arrest twenty nine people were injured when an explosive device partially detonated on the district line during the busy morning peak rush hour well they have scotland yard has also made an appeal to the public following the attack i don't think people should get used to the idea that there will be constant attacks however we are trying to fight against a very considerable threat not only from overseas not only online but also of course as we're seeing coming from a very small number of people of a variety of persuasions in our own communities. on egyptian court has upheld the life sentence of the country's former president mohamed morsy the ruling is final and cannot be appealed morsi was convicted of espionage back in june and is expected to serve at least twenty five years in prison remember he won the
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presidential elections in twenty twelve but was removed in a military coup a year later. north korea's released new pictures of its most recent missile test the ballistic missile was launched by the japanese and a card on friday out of north korea's plan to achieve so-called military at the librium with the united states security forces in the d.l.c. have killed at least eighteen burundian refugees in the eastern town of come and you all are police and soldiers opened fire is the refugees protested over a resettlement plan witnesses say some of them through rock sent security forces malaysian police have arrested seven teenagers in connection with a school fire that killed twenty four people on thursday most of those who died were boarding students in the school on the outskirts of kuala lumpur police suspect the teenagers started the fire that trapped students and teachers in a top floor dormitory and they turn as in governments lifted a ban on muslim women marrying non muslim men president bed. recommended the change
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saying to is you need to modernize muslim men were about to marry no muslim women not the other way around are those are your headlines here on al-jazeera up front with the hot sun his name. says all sorts in an age of simplistic narratives the listening post critiques the mainstream response exposing the influences that drive the headlines at this time on al-jazeera nuclear weapons threats of annihilation and volatile leaders all the u.s. and north korea on the road to war from special. foreign fury like the world has never seen that was donald thomas promise should north korea is.

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