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parts which are made by the japanese firm at the katha have the potential to inflate was too much force firing shrapnel at the driver and passengers it around has more now from beijing. rush hour in beijing a reminder that this is the world's largest auto market with almost thirty million vehicles on the road but now some of these vehicles having to be recalled because of problems with their airbags specifically the airbag deployed has now according to some reports the air bags have been exploding when they come under too much pressure and they've been linked to sixteen deaths worldwide although no deaths so far here in china but general motors is worried and on monday it announced it was recalling two and a half million vehicles manufactured here that have been fitted with these airbags models including buick and chevrolet which are very popular here in china now this followed a similar recall by volkswagen last week affecting almost five million of their
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vehicles produced by their joint venture companies here in china so this is a serious setback for car manufacturers now manufacturing here in china. egypt's foreign minister says the four gulf arab countries blockading qatar are open to reconciliation if it reacts positively to their demands and stops interfering in their internal affairs he made the comments after hosting a meeting with bahrain u.a.e. and saudi arabia at the u.n. meanwhile the global image messaging service snap chat has banned al-jazeera from its app in saudi arabia snap chat says it was asked by saudi authorities to remove the qatar from the channel because it violated local laws saudi arabia has about eight million snapchat users one of the largest in the world. the irish budget airline ryanair is facing a compensation bill of more than twenty million dollars for
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a series of planned flight cancellations ryanair is canceling between forty and fifty flights a day between now and the end of the month in an effort to improve its punctuality only seventy percent of the airlines flights are currently arriving on time which boss michael o'leary is blaming on a shortage of pilots. japan is celebrating a public holiday in honor of its senior citizens respect for the elderly day comes as the country breaks its own record for the number of people to reach the age of one hundred problem pride reports from tokyo on an innovative project designed to increase awareness about the problems of aging you know from its name the restaurant of all the mistakes there's a good chance the staff will get you the wrong and they make no apology for it all the waiters and waitresses have out simon's disease which causes memory loss people like know who describes herself as a people person i used to work as
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a hitter says i'm happy working with customers and i enjoy it the result of an innovative crowdfunding initiative the pop up restaurant is meant to send a message of inclusiveness about a problem that is often locked away and there's not only people with dementia have the ability to work if they have support and and i always wondered why they don't have those opportunities the project was started just three days ago and has already gained national interest with other cities wanting to copy it. like other developed countries japan needs to find solutions to the growing numbers of dementia sufferers as japan leads the world in the proportion of its citizens living beyond sixty five so it also bears a heavy burden caring for people with alzheimer's it's estimated more than four and a half million people in japan are living with dementia a figure that's expected to rise sharply in the coming years sukkot and his wife
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who was diagnosed with premature outside the restaurant provides a brief respite from the descending fog of the debilitating disease more to condone it. she was getting very depressed and didn't want to do anything but this place has really helped her. a welcome break thanks to a project drawing attention to a distressing imperfection of the human condition bride al-jazeera tokyo. the island nation of samoa and the pacific ocean has one of the world's highest rates of obesity important fast food as favorite over the abundant local produce but a campaign is now underway to help change that the arab or muslim reports from. chef john is on his morning rounds at his main fish market and the daily catch is plenty the twenty four year old advocates eighteen locally sourced food healthfully the
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celebrity chef whips up samoan cuisine in new and inventive ways on television. about the food you know plantation and a fish so i'm trying to carry people like. to eat to eat like a can extend use of chemical ample cooking and i. know all of it is a calling up here need these that you know. chef john is part of a growing movement battling against a fast food culture that prizes unhealthy imported meals and the fresh local produce in remote areas and across the capital some zero is rich with edible vegetation and tropical fruits the inspiration for an education campaign encouraging samoans to search for healthy options it's more than what we need but we have to go out a little exercise as a family go out and collect them come and cook it together eat and your budget will
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be less you want to spend too much money buying this important stuff karen process with a lot of high thought and we don't need that everywhere you go in samoa you can find fresh food is even here in the capital are here you can find it on the side of the streets and in front of people's houses that's why health experts say there's no excuse for half the population to be obese and that ninety percent of people here to be overweight. the number of people with non-communicable or chronic diseases feelings of always hospitals is on the rise they're being treated for problems like diabetes hypertension and cancer well i think this is the one of the country with the highest prevalence of diabetes and obesity worldwide about eighty percent roughly eighty percent of all hopefully all of these burden come from long communicable disease and some all saw a by a by any account this is the biggest problem highlighting the work of young stars
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like shift john is not only critical to making locally sourced produce more appealing could be vital to saving lives. al-jazeera obviously more. the russian army is carrying out its biggest war games in years in a joint military exercise with bill of roosts russian president vladimir putin watched from a coma command post in the leningrad region as his forces successfully repelled an imaginary enemy moscow says nearly thirteen thousand russian unveil a russian service personnel are taking part though nato believes as many as one hundred thousand may be involved code may wind up are the two thousand and seventeen the kremlin insists the exercise is all over the fence but it has rattled the some neighboring countries. well it's emerged that the former russian military officer who became known as the man who saved the world has died at the age of
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seventy seven son of stuff petro of was in charge of the soviet union's early warning radar bunker on september twenty sixth one thousand nine hundred eighty three when computers indicated that missiles had been launched towards russia from the us our procedure required him to immediately retaliate with nuclear weapons but petrof held back correctly believing it to be an error. well still ahead in this news hour at long last mr president here is your enemy thank all it takes to take center stage at the emmy awards with former white house press secretary sean spicer making a surprise appearance plus. this is a bomb. this is if you. look back at some of the u.n. general assembly his most memorable moments over the past seventeen years and three months after the war pipeline though championships in seoul north korea are holding
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business update brought to you by they always going places together. the united states has celebrated the best of the year's t.v. entertainment at the emmy awards after one of the most incredible twelve months in u.s. political history i guess it's no surprise that political satire dominated this year's event and as kathy lopez hardy and reports the ceremony also featured a most unexpected comeback oh yes. it's the best of the
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small screen with all the big names. political satire but most of it focusing on president donald trump took center stage i'm like the presidency emmys go to the winner of the popular vote. in an unexpected twist former white house press secretary sean spicer rocked himself and the president he referenced his first media conference where he defended the crowd size that trump's inauguration. was already here. to witness and emmys period both in person and around the world melissa mccarthy was just meters away she won an emmy for her in person nation of spicer at last week's creative arts ceremony i'd like to begin with the president's schedule political comedy month the style of saturday night live this season the most watched in twenty three years oh boy the media is saying nice things and no one is talking about rush alec baldwin who impersonates trump on the show jokingly shared his award for best supporting actor with the president i
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suppose i should say at long last mr president here is your emmy. on the same team kate mckinnon known for her resemblance to hillary clinton one supporting actress in a comedy series thank you to hillary clinton for your grace politics is also at the heart of veep which won best comedy series but it was about more than just laughs. the entertainment industry has used the political divide to address bigger issues like race and inequality for the third year in a row this is the most diverse group of nominees in emmy history. the handmaid's tale based on a religious dictatorship taking over america was named outstanding drama series. but political satire won the night whether it's life imitating art or the other way around the tale opus what a young al-jazeera. ok it's time to grow the sport now here is peter.
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thank you very much a new record time to cycle around the world has been set by british cyclist mark berman to as completed his routing seventy nine days knocking forty four days off the previous mark al-jazeera as natasha butler was at the finish line in paris last it's been a remarkable journey and does mark beaumont cross the finish line in paris setting a new world record the look on his face said it all beaumont to cycle twenty nine thousand kilometers in less than seventy nine days smashing the previous record of one hundred twenty three days was a variation. of a serial i mean what i am. yeah i guess seventy days and have many hours and back in paris back where we started. there for the longest you know once my life but. he also broke the record for the furthest distance cycled by
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a person in one month so he was amazing to listen to. on july second the british cyclist set off from the french capital in a bid to cycle around the world in eighty days inspired by the classic book published by french writer zhou them in eight hundred seventy three first from three years russia earlier all the way to beijing and china then it's across australasia after that across north america from anchorage to halifax and the final stage will be lisbon through madrid and all the way over the pier in east palo it's a total of eighteen thousand miles across the globe but naturally it wasn't a journey without hurdles. morning. six weeks or so here and shunted the march on
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a big chunk of damage total to march on total to call it's not just. been about distance this has been a remarkable test of endurance marcus been cycling sixteen hours a day starting at four o'clock in the morning and surviving on as little as five hours sleep a night he's enjoyed rain and hail when he had to come to an accident he broke his tooth people off and nearly broke his nose but he just kept going he's like an absolute machine. of to catching up with his children mark says the first thing he's looking forward to is a good night's sleep in a comfortable bed with al-jazeera paris. turkmenistan is staging the largest sports event in its history as malik reports from ask about the asian indoor and martial arts games are boosting the country's campaign to establish itself on the world sporting map. it's the sporting piece turkmenistan has been waiting years for the biggest ever event seen here more than six thousand athletes
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are gnashed about for the asian indoor and martial arts games i'm happy because there's a lot of from another country and they are coming. to. a motion with us and i'm sure turkmenistan doesn't have a rich sporting reputation and see the games as a chance to change that. of already want to gold medal in jujitsu for the hosts is optimistic about the impact they will have. to the fact that the games take place in our motherland is very helpful for to come and stand to be known to the word twenty one sports are featured in the games there are a showcase of sports that pay homage to asian culture such as belt wrestling encourage olympic favorites also here including athletics and swimming but convincing everyone the country wants to develop its reputation as a sporting won't be easy. human rights watch calls turkmenistan one of the world's most repressive countries it's wrong to hundred seventy eight out of one hundred
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eighty countries in terms of press freedom these games will improve but that a boost relations with other countries. government leaders are spared no expense in making sure things run smoothly and are brought in professionals from overseas with the aim of making the best possible impression we have to bring the international standards to the games in the event here which meant bringing forward top international professionals from around the world and also training locals to also operate at an international standard these games are already off to a positive start for the hosts they're hoping for more success before the games finish on september twenty seventh so he'll mallaig al-jazeera. but cousin or former heavyweight champion tyson fury is about to challenge for a world title in self u.e. fiore will face new zealand's joseph pocket this coming saturday in manchester and on monday the war of words were there for all to see both sides unleashed several of seen as he's in the opposite direction there isn't happiness in the new
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zealanders camp over the choice of officials for this belt he's promoted even threatened to cancel the fight i don't care who the judges are the reference and i'm here to do my job and i feel confident i can do it you know especially in new zealand but i think there's a world champion a fighter in the world i want to fire so now it's a great opportunity for soon to start fighting. in chief most often someone is on the feet of young hungry fire like myself europe's new basketball champion slovenia arrived home on monday following their ninety three eighty five euro basket final win over rival serbia in a stand bull tens of thousands of fans greeted their basketball heroes in the capital lujan or into the mania this is being seen as the country's greatest sporting success thousand celebrated in the city center as the team paraded they knew trophy amidst cheers and flag waving. just three months ago south korea
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hosted the world taekwondo championships now the northern neighbors are holding their own version of the event sunday saw an opening ceremony in pyongyang for the championships which are run by the international taekwondo federation the i.d.f. headquarters or in north korea and it's a separate organization to the world taekwondo federation which is based in seoul while the south korean events or one hundred seventeen countries take part this one was still a big event sixty nine countries from austria to uganda will compete over the coming days south korea's demonstration team had been considering a visit to the championships but that has not gone ahead. and we'll leave it there for now more sport would be coming up again later thank you now for more than seventy years world leaders have been addressing the u.n. general assembly with more than one hundred ninety of them all wanting to make their mark some have resorted to colorful creative and even controversial ways of
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grabbing attention mariana honda reports on some of the most the memorable moments . one hundred ninety three world leaders each with just fifteen minutes at least that's the u.n. guideline for how long a leader has at the famous podium but over the years. not everyone stuck to the time frame for the script. and i want to take a libyan leader moammar gadhafi for example eighty years ago on stage for ninety six minutes even ripping a page from the u.n. charter the translator reportedly fainted more than an hour into it but if you think that was long cuban president fidel castro back in one thousand nine hundred sixty one he spoke for foreign harf hours. for others it was less about the length of the speech and more about getting attention zimbabwe's president robert
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mugabe with this attack on homosexuality we are not gay. it got a reaction but not quite the walkout as when iran's former leader mahmoud ahmadinejad's spoken two thousand and eleven. boys that. it wasn't the first time delegates had lived in protest but it was certainly the most notable. son with impunity says. the u.n. general assembly has frequently been a stage for theater and emotion this from soviet leader nikita khrushchev and palestinian leader yasser arafat in one thousand nine hundred seventy four when i come bearing all branch in one hand and the freedom fighters going to the other to not let the olive branch fall from my hand.


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