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hello and welcome to the program you're watching al-jazeera live from my headquarters here in doha in peter davi also coming up i'm stephanie decker in nairobi where the supreme court will finally issue its report on what exactly went wrong during last month and. we will have no choice but to totally destroy north korea u.s. president donald trump takes a north korea and iran in his first address to the u.n. calling them the scourge of our planet plus. a shot. the film picked as the best picture of the year in israel is denounced by the country's culture minister we'll tell you why. a magnitude seven point one earthquake has killed at least two hundred twenty six people in central next. more than half of that number were in the capital it was
centered in puebla one hundred twenty kilometers south of mexico city and caused damage across four states in the capital the quake toppled buildings including a school where twenty two bodies have been recovered diane estabrook reports. in mexico city survivors pick through buildings reduced to piles of broken concrete and dust searching for survivors the people they found were quickly carried away on stretchers eighty six kilometers south of voc up parts of a road collapsed military trucks sped to the town center to help search for victims in several collapsed buildings. president enrique pena nieto surveyed the damage areas by plane and promised government medical care to anyone injured. i ordered the immediate activation of the plan which coordinates federal efforts to the population in an emergency the army navy and police are attending the affected
areas we are coordinating with the head of the government of mexico city and the governors of the state of mexico guerrero and plethora the priority at this time is rescuing those people trapped and giving medical help to the injured hours before the quake hit many in mexico city have participated in drills on the anniversary of a deadly one nine hundred eighty five quake thousands blood to the city's streets in panic as tuesday's quake shook buildings and sent concrete from one high rise crashing to the street at a daycare center teachers escorted frightened children to a sidewalk outside for safety dramatic video showed smoke rising from several areas around mexico city seismologists say more than thirty million people likely felt the quake the epicenter was near the public town of robo so about one hundred twenty three kilometers southeast of mexico city the quake comes just over a week after another major earthquake shook the country killing ninety eight people seismologists say tuesday's quake was too large to be an aftershock from the
earlier one official say it's too early to accurately estimate the scope of the damage and the number of casualties but they say both will be significant dian us to brooke al jazeera. with more from mexico city. hundreds of residents in mexico city are ready to spend the night out in the open. they've got food. everything that is needed for a night like this. one of the strongest to hit mexico but it was great. this is because. it was hundred meters from the. time because it was so close in. time to buildings and that's why some people. came out to say that.
affected. everyone to work together to come together in times like. that. is what we. turn our attention to africa kenya supreme court is juta hand judgment on why president kenyatta his reelection last month supporters of the governing party protested outside the court building to demand the judges from the opposition leader. claimed there was widespread voter fraud in the poll body has called for a meeting with both candidates. correspondent stephanie decker following that story for us live. in nairobi what do we think we can get from this judgement today stephanie. you mentioned we're going to get those
details what exactly were the particulars and why they decided. now we know from their statement. that they did say that it was not. by the president or his party they. put the blame in the court of the i.e.c. this is the electoral commission and also looking at some of the technology some of the computerized systems and transmissions and forms so we're going to be hearing details about what exactly is going to be interesting whether they're going to be pointing the finger of blame at any person in particular what they're going to be talking about when it comes to the system we know that the company in charge of that has already said they will be ready to reboot technically the system by seventeen of a and i think also just mentioning what you highlighted there those protests yesterday it does come amid an atmosphere of what did you do is one of intimate they should we had a very strong statement by the chief justice david of course is the man who issued
that historic decision to election he came out yesterday calling it back and forth it's complicated your petition saying that the judges had been colluding with the opposition the opposition did only that and when he came out and said that if the leaders wanted independent judiciaries that they would have to call for a referendum and abolish it until then they were going to do their work to uphold the constitution they were willing to pay the ultimate price in that they were not there to answer to the whim of the executive and the legislative so we can get this done of the tension here ahead of this report everyone is going to be very interested in what exactly the details are what they found what wrong back in with them is the election still on track. what i think there are certainly huge challenges to that i think what we do expect you also mentioned that meeting that we are expecting to take place today between the electoral commission and the two main parties there could be a delay they can do this we're twenty days into such
a decision was made we have another forty until these elections have to take place ready or not and that is down to the constitution at the moment they're set for the seventeenth we know that the the french company dealing with a computer system. so we are expecting possibly today also an announcement of a new date but again peter there are huge challenges here everyone is not happy with either side your position is not happy with the electoral commission the reforms have to take place what will they be they haven't reported yet it's only forty days to go he challenges certainly unprecedented time here when you don't know how it's going to play out they haven't been here before so i think you can certainly want to get the details for the first time about what exactly went wrong and why they decided to ignore the election stephanie talk later thanks very much the u.n. is calling for more help for one hundred eighty five thousand people who've been displaced by the flooding in the jail most houses made of material that can withstand floodwaters the school year begins next month meaning the who are using
the buildings for shelter will need to find someplace else to live at least fifty six people have died in flooding since the rainy season kicked off in june. the u.s. president has stepped up his rhetoric against north korea threatening to destroy the country in a combative debut speech at the u.n. general assembly donald trump mocked kim jong un and he went on to describe pyongyang as aid to pray. diplomatic editor james bays has more now from the united nations. donald trump is the thirteenth u.s. president to come here to address the u.n. and with the north korea crisis to tear orating he knew the world would be hanging on his every word. this is a. message of coming together but once he headed to the general assembly chamber he's excellent see donald trump he had a very different message delivering
a speech that astonished many diplomats by including an unprecedented threat to annihilate another u.n. member state the united states has great strength and patients but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies we will have no choice but to turn only destroy north korea rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime the words with just the sort of language that earlier the u.n. secretary general had warned against fiery talk can lead to fatal misunderstandings the solution must be political and this is a time for statesmanship. we must not sleepwalk our way into war president trumps foreign policy challenges a growing his critics say it's only of his own making he doesn't now just face
possible confrontation with one nuclear power north korea but with a second one iran too as he continues to suggest he's likely to pull out of the twenty fifteen nuclear deal the iran deal was one of the worst and most one sided transactions the united states has ever entered into frankly that deal is an embarrassment to the united states and i don't think you've heard the last of it but leave me that receive strong support from israel's prime minister but only tepid applause from those in the general assembly so i've listened to countless speeches in this hall but i can say that none were born or none were more courageous and forthright than the one delivered by president trump to do the un is normally a place of new aunts and compromise but president trance sees things in starkly
black and white even some of the countries that are normally friendly to the u.s. are alarmed one western foreign minister told me that president trumps comments on north korea was unhelpful and a senior security council diplomat said to me why does he want to provoke two similar taney as nuclear crises james pays out his era of the united nations iran's foreign minister has responded to mr trump's comments at the u.n. in a tweet to mohammed said this trumps ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times not the twenty first century un unworthy of a reply fake empathy for iranians fools no one kathy novak reports from seoul on south korea's reaction to that speech from mr trump. the south korean presidential office has issued a statement about donald trump's speech to the u.n. saying it was a firm and specific stance and going on to say that the length of time dedicated to
speaking about north korea indicates how seriously the u.s. government takes the issue and then things to say that it reaffirmed the need to put maximum sanctions and pressure against north korea's nuclear and missile provocations now the president's office was specifically asked about that threat to totally destroy north korea and didn't comment just referring to this written statement north korea's ambassador walked out on donald trump's speech the north korean foreign minister is expected to speak at the u.n. later this week north korea has often defended its nuclear and missile program as needed to defend itself against a threat from the united states and now we have donald trump talking about the possibility of totally destroying north korea and now south korea's president has said in the past that any military action taken here on the korean peninsula must happen in consultation with south korea and that there will be no more war on the korean peninsula we will also be hearing from president moon later this week. the
u.s. president sandcastles in me a shake tahmima been funny met at the u.n. to discuss the gulf diplomatic crisis the media describe castle's relationship with the u.s. as very strong earlier in his address to the u.n. general assembly the emea renewed his call for unconditional dialogue to end the blockade president trump says he believes the dispute will be resolved quickly. part of the. damage to do what the countries who imposed you know just look aid of qatar have intervened in the internal affairs of the state by bringing pressure on citizens through food and medicine shortages cutting family ties to force them to change their political affiliations does destabilizing a sovereign country is just not the definition of terrorism. u.n. general assembly not over yet that was day one day two today mike hanna reports on what lies ahead for mr trump on day two of the younger meeting president trump won't be in the u.n. building in the course of the day but he's going to be very busy he's got
a series of bilateral meetings including the king of jordan abdullah the palestinian leader mahmoud abbas and the egyptian president fattah el-sisi clearly from this list of meetings he is likely to be discussing that peace plan that he's made a centerpiece of the trump administration an attempt to put clothes on a skeleton after assessing a long dormant peace process but this is between other meetings at lunch time he'll be holding a meeting with african leaders and after that a meeting with the british prime minister to raise a may now that's likely to be a somewhat awkward meeting she's likely to speak sharply about his threats to unilaterally tear up the iran plan something that her and her european allies are deeply concerned about also in the course of the day we will be hearing from iranian president hassan rouhani who's likely to respond sharply to the content of
president trump's address controversial address to the united nations general assembly. still to come here on al-jazeera american maria shows no sign of weakening as it tears through islands in the caribbean plus. our america is not taking my grown. what i'm suggesting. is the main challenger to be the next chancellor of germany but martin schultz is struggling to make an impact find out why when we come back. welcome to international weather forecast as you look at weather conditions across europe we've got a low pressure sent up across the baltic region another one affecting our parts of the balkans and then as we look at the more western areas who got to the low
pressure pushing towards the u.k. but we have seen some pretty disturbed weather across parts of romania we've had several fatalities as the straight line winds of comes through and really have caused some severe damage lot of motoring accidents get a hint there of what it's like as these things blow through was we look out the forecast still some storms around southeast and more particularly around the balkans elsewhere temperature not too bad still for bucharest care there still coming twenty degrees further west unsettled across more northwest marriages eighteen for london and paris but fine across the iberian peninsula but well through into thirds that frontal system pushes across the u.k. some heavy rain likely here and still pretty cool for stockholm there with a mix of just fourteen degrees for north africa it's all looking fine indeed for car of the temperatures are on the rise as it head on through into thursday for central parts of africa still looking fairly lively shower wise across the central african republic and through towards cameroon further south a good bit drier in. some sunshine and highs expect to reach twenty nine.
welcome back you're with al-jazeera reminder of our top stories this hour an earthquake seven point one has killed at least two hundred twenty six people in central mexico more than half of that number were in the capital it was centered in pueblo hundred twenty kilometers south of mexico city and caused damage across four states. kenya supreme court is due to hand on the full judgment on why it's an old president kenyatta as reelection last month supporters of the ruling party protested outside court on tuesday to demand the judge's removal. the u.s. president has taken aim at north korea during his debut address at the u.n. general assembly donald trump said he destroyed the country if it threatens the u.s. or its allies he also had strong words for iran accusing it of sponsoring terrorism and destabilizing the region. hurrican maria is showing no signs of weakening as it closes in on the u.s. territory of puerto rico with winds of up to two hundred seventy kilometers an hour
forecasters say it's likely to remain at a category five storm until after it makes landfall on the southeast coast later on weapons day it has already torn through the french on into guadalupe and dominique up where of course a lot of damage maria is the second maximum strength atlantic storm system of the season after irma swept through the caribbean earlier this month puerto rico's governor is warning the hurrican could hit with a force not seen on the island for several generations and agalloch is there. as hurricane maria bore down on the caribbean island of dominate its prime minister said we did not look out maria hit as a category five with sustained winds of two hundred sixty kilometers per hour mudslides and widespread damage and now a major concern for prime minister roosevelt skerritt described the effects of the hurricane as hallucinating and was himself rescued as the storm plowed across the island taking to social media he said his people have lost what money can buy and
replace and now fears that people may have been killed north of dominated the french on a divide loop was also pounded by the powerful storm it's still recovering from hurricane but officials say the scale of the damage is hard to quantify. that we have limited contact at the moment it's really very patchy we're in contact with our forces the firemen the military police and the police who are giving us some information but we have very little information at this stage across the region hurricane alerts have now been issued as maria continues its track towards puerto rico high winds tidal surges and power outages and now a potentially deadly threat as officials warn residents to take to shelters or stay in their homes here in puerto rico more than five hundred shelters a vote and as this island braces for the most powerful storm to hit since nine hundred twenty eight hurricane graced puerto rico two weeks ago leading to the loss of power for a million residents some still don't have electricity but with a direct hit and now facing potentially far more serious consequences and again
like al jazeera san juan puerto rico. now a landmark speech on the range a crisis by me and loss leader has done little to reassure the international community the u.n. investigators are demanding full access because of claims of human rights violations by the security forces the turkish president spoke to al-jazeera about his concerns over that crisis and the response from me and mass media. it is a very light statement by on sun so i wish she had made the statement earlier she has not made a very convincing explanation hundreds of thousands of people have fled me and of course the people need to feel safe and her statement did not reassure this we took the initiative and held a meeting on the ranger here at the united nations and we should a statement of declaration at the end of the meeting and with the declaration we have discussed what kind of steps will need to be taken i want to thank bangladesh
in particular they've decided to reserve an island for the rakhine muslim's fling and turkey will provide all necessary help along with other countries for those people who will be arriving on the island. the united states has said it will accept at least fifty refugees who've been held in australia and run camps in pop in new guinea as part of a deal that australia's prime minister struck with the obama administration. from city. well we've spoken to some refugees on minustah and have told us that u.s. representatives told a small cohort this morning that they'll be traveling to the u.s. in the coming weeks they've been told to pack their bags and get ready to travel to port moresby the capital of p.m.g. on sunday ahead of their departure to the u.s. now israeli prime minister malcolm turnbull said this morning that twenty five refugees from the area in twenty five on mannus island will be traveling to the u.s. he said it was good news and he thanked u.s.
president donald trump for honoring a deal that was struck with his predecessor barack obama but this was the deal that u.s. president trump had blasted as being a done deal it seems he is at least honoring it for these fifty refugees it's unclear though what the fate will be for the rest of the refugees on man a silent and. with just a few days to go before what's expected to be a comfortable win for the german chancellor angela merkel in the general elections their main challenger is facing mounting mounting criticism for his campaign social democrat martin shultz is stuck on about twenty percent support in the opinion polls and he's been unable to make any headway against mrs merkel lawrence lee reports from kohl's rule looking at how many voters view the candidates. week after week martin schultz has been working the crowds no lack of passion and little vs belief in a fad germany and a fair europe the crowd waves flags calling for quality jobs and pay
a europe that works together. for germany better germany he says we can do this trouble is that's exactly what i'm going to michael says is he different enough to not go you know. it's like you know. she's too good. for good and. for short spoke for forty five minutes without notes fluent and driven in another country he might be seen as really exciting but we can't get anywhere. common so it's an extremely efficient way to be european parliament is respected right across the room inside so let's get to the time when many german voters are. sure about i'm going up on. me
right when we get. merkel's apparence invincibility is based on her capacity to outflank when a right wing politician says she wants to take in a million refugees how can the left objects. travel around germany and you can see how in this election merkel has managed to find a way of appealing to voters from different constituencies take climate change deep in the black forest villages have been allowed by government to own the wind turbines and sell the electricity from them and their solar panels back to the national grid for profits and the consequence is the traditional left wing greens run local government in coalition with the conservative c.d.u. merkel has taken the green idea and used it to her advantage the greens. consolatory if they want to keep things more than they don't want to do. so back to the rally one of your supporters here just said
to me that you're so close to merkel you might as well be married what would you say today if you didn't listen to a speech. one of my supporter said to you he was perhaps speaking with you and not listening to my speech and that's the reason why you think there is there is a difference between you and michael because people say you're too close or she's taken your ground i mean america is not taking my ground i'm going to be doing what i'm suggesting they say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery in that case at least not in shultz can take some consolation but his opponent has figured out how to please a very many people most of the time and that's very rare barnsley al-jazeera cultural. british police have arrested a third suspect in connection with the london attack on the underground train there last week a twenty five year old man was detained in wales on tuesday the police are questioning two other men who were arrested over the weekend but neither of them has been charged thirty people were injured when a homemade explosive device partially detonated from the morning rush hour on
friday. it's a film that's been denounced by israel's culture minister but that didn't stop fox trot from winning best picture at the country's annual movie awards the film has already won international acclaim and is tipped for oscar success harry fawcett reports. it's the biggest night of the year for the israeli film industry the off year awards but this year showbiz is being edged out by politics samuel mousers film foxtrot has attracted glowing reviews abroad and at home it won the jury prize at the venice festival and is nominated for thirteen israeli officers but israel's culture minister has launched a bitter campaign against it accusing mao's of anti israel slander. yeah you know create the faux fill the form love love to the place up to the point that if you love the cinema and you don't wish foxtrot examines israel's relationship to its
army charting a couple's grief when told a soldier's son is dead but he has sometimes surrealists been on life at an isolated checkpoint and crucially depicting a killing and a cover up the victims a group of palestinian civilians. in response rego this threatening to change the rules on government film funding not invited to the awards instead she addressed foxtrot's director live on facebook. but then again if you say you know israel you know the israeli army and you know how morally it is look when a paradise of established in a dark middle east and you dare to present israeli soldiers killing arabs at a checkpoint and then burying them and you call this horrendous lie and metaphor for all the ire that reregulate is directing at foxtrot it's far from the only artistic endeavor that she has a problem with israel's culture minister is taking aim at targets across the cultural landscape anything that she deems to be anti israeli. among them a place staged two years ago by one of israel's highest profile palestinian
theatres parallel time told the true story of a palestinian prisoner killing an israeli guard the army down theater found its funding frozen in withdrawn a decision it's challenging in the courts its chairman calls it an attack on palestinian cultural life. they just want us to be in silent. ever and any time that anyone is doing anything that this government and those people it's not for them is they close the budget they don't give you the budget that the officers palestinian talent was celebrated. as was foxtrot winning eight awards including best film automatically making it the israeli standard bearer for next year's academy awards are a force at al-jazeera ashdod israel. welcome
if you just joining us you're watching al-jazeera live from doha your headlines so far an earthquake seven point one in magnitude has killed at least two hundred twenty six people in central mexico more than half of that number were in the capital the quake was centered in puebla one hundred twenty kilometers south of mexico city caused damage across four states the president enrique peña nieto promised help for the victims. i ordered the immediate activation of the plan which coordinates federal efforts to aid the population in an emergency the army navy and police are attending the affected areas we are coordinating with the head of the government of mexico city and the governors of the state of mexico guerrero and pueblo the priority at this time is rescuing those people trapped and giving medical help to the injured. when your supreme court is due to hand in the full judgment on why it's an old president to hold a kenyatta his reelection last month supporters of the ruling party protested outside
the court on tuesday to demand the judge's removal the opposition leader claimed there was widespread voter fraud in the polls. the u.s. president has taken aim at north korea during his debut address at the u.n. general assembly donald trump said he'd destroy the country if it threatens the u.s. or its allies he also had strong words for iran accusing it of sponsoring terrorism and destabilizing the region iran's foreign minister labeled trump's comments ignorant hate speech and unworthy of a reply trump and casaus amir shaikh to mean been hama met at the un to discuss the g.c.c. crisis the emir described casseroles relationship with the us as very strong earlier in his address to the un the m e a renewed his call for unconditional dialogue to end the blockade of cattle hurrican maria is showing no signs of weakening as it closes in on the u.s. territory of puerto rico with winds of up to two hundred seventy kilometers an hour
forecasters believe it will remain a category five until it makes landfall on weapons day those are the headlines up next it's inside story i will see you in thirty minutes but i think. it's not just phones contributing to sound from bumper profits if we look at the u.s. economy the moment it does seem to be in pretty good shape up until around two thousand and five greek debt levels were basically stable we bring you the stories that are shaping the economic world we live in counting the cost at this time on ounces zero. censoring social media saudi arabia or to snap chat the band. should social media companies bow down to any country's political agenda and who decides where to draw the line between freedom of expression and silencing the media this is inside story.