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hello again i'm peter wu watching al-jazeera live from our headquarters here in doha also coming up the supreme court in kenya is finally issuing its report on what exactly went wrong during last month's an old election. protest after the police in spain arrest a regional minister ahead of an independence referendum in catalonia plus we don't wish to see what did they get a cheap 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. an earthquake measuring 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 one hundred twenty kilometers south of mexico city and caused damage
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across four states in the capital the quake toppled buildings including a school where twenty two bodies were 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 as any form of the. minister and i'm going to i order 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
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pueblo 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
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to brooke al jazeera. paro rodriguez is in mexico city with more. hundreds of residents in mexico city are ready to spend the night out in the open blankets they got they've got food. they've got flashlights everything that is needed for a night like this quake seven point one the strongest to hit mexico but it was great. this is because it was really close to us it was barely a hundred and twenty kilometers from the capital. when. the time because it was so close in. time to evacuate buildings and that's why some people are still under the rubble. came out to say that. four states has been greatly affected. and just called everyone to work together
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to come together in times like these every. protection everyone that. supreme court is delivering the full judgment on why the president his reelection last month the judges found there was enough evidence to cancel result and order a new poll for next month the opposition leader claimed there was widespread voter fraud in the election correspondent stephanie decker joining us now from my ruby stephanie there handing down the judgment still as we're having this discussion what else do we know. we've just been starting to get some of those details that need to go to the people been waiting for again as well as we expect could pointing the finger of blame at the electoral commission particularly one of the highlighted with transmission. back to the tallying.
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with. the electoral commission explanation. basically they said that in certain areas there was no not sufficient three g. or four g. network for this to work now the court is saying that they don't. believe the fourth day that it leaks commission should have made other arrangements and then they said well when they did in the end issue their verdict the final judgment they said well they felt that admitted that they had network issues with getting all the poor back to where they needed to be but then they very calm plea issued those results so i think you know we're just at the beginning of the details of this and i think it does highlight a question a serious question about the electoral commission and how the head reforms get the stopper exactly the same to them that they didn't play the same companies in charge of that are there trust for that body to carry out the election in the next couple
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of weeks peter it's a very tight time frame we've only just scratching the surface of the details but as we expected we knew the finger of blame would be firmly at the electoral body that at the moment it's all talk in the same format as it was in the carrying out these elections to get the feeling staff that between now and when the next election is shed jule the election commission can fix the problems will fix them enough so that would be acceptable to the electorate. well they've. been divisions within that electoral commission in. two or three days with. their issues and they're going to move forward together and getting back on track. a couple of people. you know. nothing actually happened as of yet.
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i think it is a tight time frame and people are wondering how it is going to play out we're going to have to wait and see. today. by. election day that. because this is such a lengthy report the time to go through. before they will all get together and. the time taking peter. forty days. to leave to take place as far as the vote is a concern stephanie of a got the stomach for this it sounds as if the first election was exhausting let alone a second delayed election and if they can't trust the system i mean that's not the best place to be. you know the fourth. was what it was you have a period now. you have an economy that's being affected by this there is no foreign
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investment. because the people don't know this is going to play out a country where politics is really. where people. and again. the language of the politician who can control in quite the street i can tell you what the media talking to people on social media also in particular there is a very large division. large division and this is also being told by people who monitor social media politics here for your opinions are very involved in politics very personal very passionate about it. they just want to in a way get this done but i think you know the big question is. going to play their cards are they going to fight their supporters on the street to try and get done whatever it is they want question. to time and i think that's what the
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what exactly the conclusion of the supreme court that is still reading that and see how the electoral commission both parties have to say about that step thanks very much. the u.n. is calling for more help for one hundred eighty five thousand people have been displaced by flooding in these yeah most houses made of materials that can withstand floodwaters the school year begins next month meaning those who are using the buildings for shelter will have to find someplace else to live at least fifty six people have died in the flooding since the raised rainy season began in june. the police in spain have arrested catalonia as junior economy minister joseph maria hove a juror in a morning raid catalonia plans to hold an independence referendum on october the first spain's government has declared that illegal now we're going to show you the scene but this is pictures coming to us from the ministry of finance in barcelona people have been gathering there for two hours now as the news of the arrest spread
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under a speculation that dozens of mayors across the region will be tane or arrested call pen a whole joins us on the live now on the line from catalonia they're also going into local government offices we understand what are they looking for. yes since this morning members of our nation's paramilitary civil guard police force have been raiding a number of regional government offices we saw their then raiding the budget and finance department they've also been into the works department and also the foreign relations department we are told by sources the capital and regional government there and media reports as well that up to twelve local officials have been arrested over them so far the civil guard nor screens interior ministry are confirming that figure all this operation is directed. by the
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spanish central government to trying to stop the independence referendum going ahead on october the first why now the civil guard are not saying precisely what they are hunting for they could be looking for ballot papers and file of folks in the home but random they could be looking for documentary evidence that the regional catalonian government has been using public funds to organize this referendum it is a referendum that after all vote central government and the constitutional court has ruled illegal and the central government that will take the strongest measures to try and stop and that is what is going on right now and what many is seeing as a great escalation in the political stakes we've formed a vice chairman of the capital and regional government who described this is an intense vention by the spanish state and says that it has the most serious consequences for the citizens of catalonia weaker from the narrow barcelona it was
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called based a democratic scandal and then also the national parliament morning we heard the leader of one of the capital and nationalist parties taking on spain's prime minister mariano a holy and in a very testy exchange. he told the prime minister keep your. cattle and get your shit and that just seconds before you let her walk out by cackle and national politician national it's politician it's really. up to get political tension it is what political analysts could describe this strange word political quite the end of general franco's dictatorship more than forty years because karl thanks very much the us president has stepped up his rhetoric against north korea threatening to destroy the country in what was a combative speech to the un general assembly donald trump mocked kim jong il and
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described pyongyang as a deprived regime here at the massacre to james space 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 the message is. it's a message of coming together but once he headed to the general assembly chamber 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 totally destroy north korea rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime the words with just the sort of
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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 fifty 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 believe me that receive strong support from israel's prime
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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 the 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 responded to mr trump's comments at the u.n. in a tweet mohammed serif said trump's ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times
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not the twenty first century un unworthy of a reply fake empathy for iranians fools no one. the u.s. president and capitalism in a shake to mean bin hamad al found he met at the u.n. to discuss the ongoing g.c.c. crisis the amir described catalyst 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 on the country president trump says he believes the dispute will be resolved quickly. and the countries who imposed 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 destabilizing a sovereign country is dissed not a definition of terrorism still to come here on al-jazeera thousands of range of
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muslims who escaped persecution in me and a facing a new threat in bangladesh plus. america is not taking my ground i'm going to america is repeating what i'm suggesting. that man is the main challenger to be the next chancellor of germany but martin schultz is struggling to make an impact we'll tell you why when we come back. however sees no showers making their way further south quite nicely now across southeast asia and indonesia seems to lobby down to weather just sliding down. in indonesia seeing one hundred ninety two millimeters of rain in the last twenty four hours the wet weather will continue to ease its way further south was increasing cloud just spilling into indonesia further north it is looking pretty wet some big
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showers all the way up towards indochina some more lively showers there across the philippines over the next day or two if anything there was just picking up a touch i speak through friday some rather lively shows making their way across southern parts of australia recently and the bad of cloud and ryan also filtering across the by easing down towards the southeast and cold a bit for eastern areas of all's well it looks like we'll see temperatures rising as we go on through the next sydney at twenty five celsius twenty there in melbourne still a little on the gray side for victoria for a time we'll see brighter skies coming back in here as we go through friday temperatures twenty one in melbourne twenty four sydney out of the rain making its way back towards that southwestern coast a person could see some weather the wet weather continues meanwhile across much of new zealand more very heavy bursts of rain for a good part of the country. the centenarians of italy one hundred years old and counting when you told me that
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people like these and you receive these you think that you want to be thing a person seventy five something about this area is helping you for my i mean here is not a trend here is what you have don't have. although they are. on their last secret techno this time on zero zero. well again you're watching al-jazeera the top stories for you an earthquake measuring seven point one has killed at least two hundred twenty six people in central mexico half of that number in the capital it was centered in
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a hundred twenty kilometers south of mexico city and caused damage across four states. the police in spain ever arrested catalonia as junior economy minister out of a planned independence referendum spanish twelve pro independence officials have now been arrested the spanish government has to clear the proposed referendum to be illegal. the us president has taken aim at north korea during his debut address at the un 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 the stabilizing the region. now the first speech on the crisis by the leader aung san suu kyi did little to reassure the international community u.n. investigators are demanding full access to get into claims of human rights violations by the security forces turkey's president spoke to al-jazeera about his concerns and the response from. it is
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a very light statement by a young son 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 recount muslim's fling myanmar and turkey will provide all necessary help along with other countries for those people who will be arriving on the island. well the muslims who escape violence into bangladesh are now having to deal with heavy flooding the days of rain well that's flooding rice paddy fields with thousands had set up shelter tanvi a child from cox is bizarre. situation on the ground is still very critical this bad weather and torrential rain had made life miserable for the ranger refugees in
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the camps we have visited camps after camps yesterday many of the camps are inundated with need water refuges are exposed to the environment and children are exposed to rain and water this is very dissimilar situation there is no tents with a weather pro what we saw is basically rudimentary trades made out of plastic sheet expose totally to the environment now the u.n. said that one of the worst refugee crisis in recent history is the international red crescent society said the agency is on the ground in adequately prepared to meet this major challenge on the ground because sheer number of refugees coming across from the border but the question remains why isn't there an international response despite much media coverage on the ground then made a lot more emergency response teams on the ground just like during outbreak and other disaster but we don't see that mostly it's a local volunteers and some international volunteers who are going to commerce
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providing relief but the international agencies are located in a certain particular point they're distributing goods and relief on lead to those specific areas but the refuges are spread all across the need to mobilize them and bring to a certain point so the distribution is more efficient unless something is done immediately buying of those government to reappear to the international community to response to this major disaster taking place in bangladesh police in the u.k. have arrested two more men in connection with the. london underground train last week. being questioned officers arrested three men in wales and two men in england thirty people were injured when a homemade explosive device went off during the morning rush on friday. staying in europe just a few days to go before what's expected to be an easy win for the german chancellor angela merkel in the elections their main challenger however facing mounting condemnation of the his campaign he's the social democrats not in shorts he's stuck
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at about twenty percent support in all the opinion polls and he's been unable to make any headway against mrs merkel lawrence lee is in calls for looking at how many voters view the different candidates. week after week martin schultz has been working the crowds no lack of passion and little vs belief in a fair 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 says is he different enough to know. the big problem. is like you know. she's too good. for short spoke for forty five minutes
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without notes fluence and driven in another country he might be seen as really exciting but here we can't get anywhere. common so it's an extremely. respected right across. the time when many german voters not. sure that i'm going to. 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
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run local government in coalition with the conservative c.d.u. merkel has taken the green idea and used it to her advantage the green. cutting if they want to keep things more than they don't want so just. 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 so 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
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to please a very many people most of the time and that's very rare barnsley al-jazeera cultural. now to a movie a film has been denounced by the culture minister in israel but that hasn't stopped fox trot from winning best picture of the country's annual movie awards the film has already won international acclaim and is now tipped for oscar success is harry fawcett. 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 well create the fox felt her former lover after the place left at the reproductive who
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were left to sit in office and you don't wish foxtrot examines israel's relationship to its army charting a couple's grief when told their soldiers son is dead but he has some time surrealists been on life in an isolated checkpoint and crucially depicting a killing and a cover up the victims a group of palestinian civilians. in response rego is threatening to change the rules on government film funding not invited to the awards instead she addressed foxtrot's director live on facebook at the beginning of the saying 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 and the thing that she deems to be anti israeli. among them
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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 appealing for them was damage across four states the police in spain have arrested castle only as junior economy minister head of a planned independence referendum spanish media is saying twelve pro independence officials have now been detained people are gathering outside the ministry of finance in barcelona as the news spreads the spanish government has declared the proposed referendum in the eagle call pen which is in catalonia. one of the main
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focuses of these raids has been the park and its finance ministry all picked up allowing government now what i wish central government and the quad appear to be able people god say they are looking for it in the wrong doing it in their support for the region by the regional government or the october third independence referendum which central government has got undemocratic and going to really go to kenya supreme court has criticised the election board for refusing to comply with an order to open computer servers used in last month's presidential poll it says this means the opposition's claim of vote fraud could be true the court has been explaining why it's a no president to have a kenya his reelection a new vote is due in october the u.s. president has taken aim at north korea during his debut address at the un general assembly donald trump said he destroy the country if it threatens the u.s.
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or its allies he also had strong words for iran accusing it's of sponsoring terrorism and destabilizing the region iran's foreign minister labeled trunks comments ignorant hate speech and unworthy of a reply. donald trump and. i mean been hammered all fanny met at the u.n. to discuss the g.c.c. crisis the emir described council's relationship with the us as very strong in his address the immediate renewed his call for unconditional dialogue to end the blockade up next techno season. the centenarians of it in one hundred years old and counting. the months behind their extended life spans scientists identify a biomarker this seems to protect them from the effects of aging but while techno
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