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hello i'm maryanne demasi this is the news hour live from london coming up yet more insults are thrown between north korea in the united states as pyongyang's foreign minister tells the un that donald trump is mentally deranged and will pay for his threats turkey's parliament extends its military mandate in iraq two days before the kurds hold their independence referendum. warnings that even adults who fled the violence in myanmar risked death from dehydration because of a lack of clean water catalonia refuses to hang control of its regional police force to spain ahead of the vote on independence. and on time how much with all the sports news including would you love to see one of these n.f.l. owners when somebody disrespects our flag this is a get that son of a the field right out of style. us president donald trump attacks
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n.f.l. players who have been a silently protesting against racial injustice. north korea's foreign minister has launched a scathing attack on u.s. president donald trump at the united nations general assembly the latest escalation in the war of words between the two nations really young mentally deranged amongst many other things and said you were great his decision to start calling north korean leader kim jong un. he tried to insult the supremum dignity my country by referring it to a rocket by doing so however he committed an irreversible mistake of making our rockets visit to. entire u.s. mainland you know of it of all the more none other than trump himself is on
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a suicide mission you. want to reform during his eight months in power he has turned the white house into a noisy marketing place full of crackling sounds of abacus bees and now here is try to turn the un or arena into a gangster's nest where money is respected and bloodshed is the order of the day the of desert reality that the person like trump a mentally deranged person full of megalomania and complaisance the person who just dies even by the american people as commander in grief lying king president evil is holding the seat of the u.s. president and that they knew reality that the gambler who grew old using threads frauds and all other schemes to oak wire a patch of land hold the nuclear button i can or the united nations and joins me
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now like what the north koreans trying to do in a speech. well there was very much an echo of president trump's speech earlier in the week in which he threatened to destroy north korea in the foreign minister's speech there as well he said that firing of nuclear rockets at the u.s. mainland was now inevitable it's a war of words with a very very dangerous edge because we are talking about two potentially nuclear powers coming into a confrontation being edged on by a level of rhetoric seldom seen and certainly not heard within the confines of the united nations general assembly important to notice too that just as a foreign minister was beginning his speech the u.s. staged a fly past north korea with the latest generation b. one bombers escorted by f. of dean eagles this was the furthest north in the korean demilitarized zone
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that u.s. forces have flown the sentry this has been confirmed by the pentagon and it's important to note as well is that normally such flights within the d.m.z. are conducted along with either japanese or south korean aircraft on this particular occasions the u.s. operated unilaterally though they say in coordination with the japanese and the south koreans but this very much a signal the pentagon has stated bluntly that this is a demonstration of u.s. resolve and is also intended to send a message to north korea doubtful whether north korea will actually hear it given the level of rhetoric and the sound of anger that one is hearing echoing particularly in the general assembly chamber in the course of the day that's seems to be dean's heels and at this point is there a growing concern that a war of words thus far could develop into something more sinister. very much so numerous diplomats have been pointing to this very fact the russian
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foreign minister has said in the course of the previous day that this is like two children fighting in a kindergarten a very dangerous situation a spokesman for the chinese foreign ministry has insisted that the level of rhetoric has got to drop he says that the situation is already complicated a lot of layers at play here and heighten rhetoric is something that will not help find some kind of approach to a solution in this diplomatic impasse china russia both still holding hope that there is some diplomatic process that can resolve this crisis and stop it full thought short of some kind of military confrontation but the rhetoric that we're hearing both from the united states president and from the north koreans certainly doesn't help that according to all diplomatic observers thank you very much mike hanna at the united nations. now china has moved to limit oil exports to north
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korea in line with the latest round of u.n. sanctions adrian brown brings us that side of the story from beijing. what china has now essentially begun implementing what it agreed to at the united nations security council on saturday a statement appeared on the website of china's commerce ministry it said that as of now china was no longer importing textiles from north korea textiles have been until now an important source of hard currency for the regime also as of saturday china is no longer exploiting things like liquefied natural gas as well as condensate oil and significantly china is going to limit the amount of oil that it exports to north korea those exports will be capped at two hundred million barrels a year now last month of course china agreed to other wide ranging sanctions against north korea it's no longer importing things like coal iron ore and seafood
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on friday president donald trump once more praised china's leaders for the fact that he says china's banks have shut the door on north korea even though less than twenty four hours earlier china's foreign ministry said that wasn't necessarily the case but this was what president trump had to say i made a friend in china president xi and yesterday he basically took the banking industry away from north korea never been the so confusion and contradiction have once more become the hallmarks of sino u.s. relations clearly president donald trump and president xi jinping will have a lot to talk about if as expected president from pays an official visit to china in november. well iraq's foreign minister has used his speech at the united nations to ask iraq's supreme court to reject a kurdish independence referendum which is scheduled for monday despite
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international opposition to the vote a law of the island that the first article of the constitution scipio so the sovereignty of iraq is in cannot be divided nor cal its territory. we have here due to the supreme court to issue a decision to reject this so-called referendum which is. opposed each of the organizing concern in late september of this year. turkey's parliament has extended the mandate for its military deployment to iraq and syria in a special session convened in response to the kurdish independence vote it comes as turkey's prime minister ben ali elder and one iraqi kurdish leaders of possible sanctions and military moves if the vote goes ahead and or simmons has more from the turkish city of dealbreakers. more forces have now been deployed on turkey's border with iraq it's no coincidence this exercise started in the run up to the
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iraqi kurds referendum on independence. turkey's parliament has now approved the extension of an existing mandate for military intervention in iraq one of several options the details of which have yet to be disclosed. the steps will be taken in close cooperation with iraq iran and other neighboring countries these measures will have diplomatic political economic and security dimensions. the tension has tempered excitement among turkey's minority kurdish population here india but care where there's been violence and dissent for decades many kurds feel weary and anxious about the future the ancient walls of the old city along with temporary fencing mark out no go areas in some poor districts security operations have involved houses being demolished it follows a move by the kurdish armed group p k k to bring the long running conflict to urban
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areas as a result kurds who have no connection to the violence have lost their homes while history hasn't treated the kurds at all kindly there are underlying fears here that a referendum in iraq on the dream of independence could present more nightmares and for some here they've had enough nightmares for a lifetime but met mitt dar is defiant he's refusing to move from his home that's earmarked for demolition and he's turned down compensation he believes it's right to have the iraqi referendum now. i'm in favor of the referendum as kurds we should have our rights here the turkish state puts pressure on us oppressing as i even consider moving to iraq now but. aside from a demolition there are teams now working on urban regeneration projects in this
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city that's home to around a million kurds but there's a real danger though there's an independence vote by kurds next door in iraq may prove to be more of a hindrance than a help. andrew symonds al-jazeera the article. u.s. backed forces of c. syria's largest natural gas field from iceland there as all province the conoco gas field is the first energy facility of its kind to be taken by the syrian democratic forces which is a rebel coalition of arab in kurdish fighters i still is battling to separate offensives from s.t.'s fighters and syrian government soldiers also trying to drive them out of there as or. france says it's willing to work with other nations on ways to stop iran's missile launches which it's calling destabilizing comes off the iranian state media released footage of what it what they say is the successful test of a new ballistic missile just hours after it was unveiled at
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a military parade in teheran the device has a range of two thousand kilometers and can carry multiple warheads it follows threats by u.s. president donald trump that washington might withdraw from the two thousand and fifteen nuclear deal or a. senior lecturer in international relations and middle east politics at the university of bradford he says that while iran remains committed to the nuclear deal it's warning the u.s. and israel that it stands ready to defend itself. this is happening at the time that the pressure from the united states is increasing. iran and in my pinny and what happened just yesterday is a manifestation of a new time all for the terror and of course you have to remember that from the beginning of the nuclear negotiation iran remains very determined that it is not prepared to negotiate its defensive mechanism and it is not prepared to negotiate.
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at a con of ballistic care program and over the last year we had at least two new regimes of sanctions declared on iran one in january and one in july which is specifically targeted at their missile program so in brief iran basically is sending two different messages at the same time guess we are still committed to the nuclear deal but at the same time we take our self-defense serenely seriously and as president rouhani said on friday iran doesn't see any permission to defend itself. most tell you about in this news hour. quake alarm sound in mexico city is a powerful aftershock shakes buildings days after a devastating earthquake and the sudanese people trying to rebuild their lives after devastating floods destroyed thousands of homes there and its fourteen year upgrade roger federer and rafael nadal on day two of the labor cop.
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amnesty international says range of villages are still being torched in myanmar contradicting the government's statements that military operations have ended the group says new satellite images video shows smoke rising from range of images around four hundred thirty thousand refugees fled since the latest outbreak of violence began less than a month ago. the details were released as doctors without borders told al jazeera that otherwise healthy adults in camps are on the brink of death because of dehydration meanwhile human rights watch says it has evidence myanmar's army has been laying landmines on its border with bangladesh to ensure the filling ranges don't return this is really heartless beyond words or seeing landmines being played by the burmese military in the path of fleeing refugees not only at
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the border but also in areas around villages where then ethnic cleansing is being done and people are fleeing the villages then there are encountering landmines on the roads trying to get out of that area so it's doubly cool these are weapons which are indiscriminate they're illegal well as the risks and dangers mount henges fleeing between man and bangladesh jonah hall reports now from that order. on a rare day without rain makeshift tents clinging to the muddied slopes and thousands of ranger refugees go about the business of surviving. there is more food available now. and water pumped up from the ground in newly dug wells bamboo sales a booming along with the black plastic sheeting that does little more than draw in
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the soaring heat was there but there is urgency still because of the spread of disease a brand new mobile clinic in this camp is inundated. almost every woman carries a child this one with chest problems this one with diarrhea. what are the things that you are most worried about that you. didn't know and you're right up there. yes indeed. then. you know at the front of the queue a young mother khaled a beggar ms her name breaks down with relief medicines are dispensed to treat her daughter's fever and stomach complaint and almost as an afterthought she explains the cheese eight months pregnant. khaled agrees to let us see where she lives
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a mother of two with a third on the way her father killed in the escape from me and now barefoot in the filth of a refugee camp. i'm too scared to go back to me in amman now only if there is the sure that the government will not punish us and move think about going back otherwise i'll stay and earn a living in bangladesh i ask if she's afraid to give birth in a place like this of course i'm afraid she says but there's nothing i can do every day more and more people arrive in these camps and every day the camps get more and more organized and every day they say across the border in miramar smoke billows into the air bangladesh doesn't want these people to stay on its side of the border and it's hard to believe me and we want them back the stateless route have become the world's problem now jono al jazeera bangladesh. well the facts of ranger into
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bangladesh is having a huge impact on the businesses and residents of the border district of cox as bizarre nicholas sack has more from a locket in the city which is on the me and bangladesh order. here bangladeshis come to buy their daily necessities spices food and vegetables and it's around this market that. have set up camp with the arrival of hundreds of thousands of people a new informal economy has grown there's one item that's particularly popular among these plastic sheeting they're used to build the homes to protect them from the rains inside that counts. the business. of the whole presume one is well the other doesn't so he's saying that business
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isn't going as well as it used to he saying that now aid agencies the government are distributing these plastic sheeting for free and therefore he's not getting as much business as he used to. this is the home of a bangladeshi family regularly corner from the refugee camp and look at their home it's made out of the same plastic sheeting that you find inside the camps in fact the circumstances of the refugees and of the bangladeshis living here are very similar the difference is the refugees get international aid these people depend on their government for help and most here live on less than two dollars a day the biggest challenge is that the help that's coming through doesn't build that resentment branches have been coming here for decades leaving persecution and the relationship between local bangladeshi and the ranter refugees hasn't always
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been easy. spain's central government in catalan lead is a tussling over who controls the regional police force which is considered key to the success of october's independence referendum spain says the vote is illegal and it will coordinate openness efforts in catalonia to crack down on preparations for the vote and the leaders of course oppose john hendren has more from boss alona. a standoff in catalonia just got more tense and potentially far more volatile the interior minister of catalonia says local police will not take orders from spain and once again we denounce the government's intention to take control of the captain and police the catalan government does not accept the intervention of the state he says that was the message he and catalonia his police chief delivered to the spanish interior minister in a meeting on saturday what we see here is not a technical enough for you to see is a political maneuver the spanish government is trying to take control of the cut of
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the police because the spanish government has about its voters that the referendum the country for the game not take place catalonia leaders insist they will carry out an october first referendum and. voters whether to separate from spain spanish president marianna calls that vote illegal and says he will stop it. the most sensible the most reasonable and the most democratic thing to do is to stop they should say there is no referendum they know there isn't going to be one. spain has arrested and released senior catalan government employees instead in three to four thousand national police and civil defense forces to stop the vote spain can no longer count on those seventeen thousand regional bullies known as marceau's and that sets up a potential conflict between two armed forces with very different goals for the national police charged with shutting down the referendum and the more so to see
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their duty as protecting the rights of catalans making matters worse the spanish troops are housed in four ships off the coast of catalonia and boycotting local port workers refused to drop the ships as spanish delegate in catalonia says spain is not trying to control the most of those just to coordinate with them but i don't know if what we have is a not a substitute in of the roles of the council on police they keep their role as far as population security goes however they will be helped by the civil guard and national police and they will be coordinated by the interior ministry the muscles have long been criticized for not cracking down on the referendum now it's not at all clear whose side they will be on john hendren al jazeera barcelona well for more on this i'm now joined by plus connelly's jordi one oz via skype from boston and thank you very much for speaking to us realistically can this referendum go ahead on the current conditions. well it's highly uncertain today
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if this planet or men keeps its hardline forces from trying to get down there a friend and the blowing thousands of thousands or at least men in catalonia we would first like a difficult day for the normal regular on. recent referendum on next sunday what do you mean by a difficult time we were just listening to a report that by our correspondent john hendren who's in barcelona speaking about the potential for conflict between two armed forces how do you how do you see that playing out in the week ahead. i don't see that the. likely scenario i see him are more a slave to the money released him and will enter into that mode to places or try to prevent borders from entering that that will take places i don't try to
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prevent like the ballot boxes getting that. and the ballots themselves getting to the well being racists i think that's the most likely art and we know that the government the spanish government have been taking measures to try and prevent this this vote from taking place they've stated their intention to do so but given what we've seen in terms of their attempts to stop preparations and taking ballot boxes just sticky is it possible for the vote to happen. well that i don't know i mean i of course if we with or this and doing that they're boarding places and taking out that out of the box as a result of what cannot take place however there will be thousands and thousands hundreds of thousands of people in this treats and it will queuing in front of the world in places so we will see what the police is willing to the you know or the
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river and these thousands of people to actually roll. that that's their main and start because of course that cornish has the spanish police the thousands of trying to put as many in now we've got i mean these if you were mentioning before have the means to avoid that the question is whether they would be willing to do their research. we know that the prime minister mariano rajoy has declared this vote illegal the spanish fishing judiciary says it's a violation of the country's constitutions what further action might take to to stop a vote. i think he is trying to do date on a possible actions the doorstop the board the plane that i'm just really starting to get control of the unproduced as well and rocking back to iraq and the finances of the rest of the couple and government even i mean obviously we're some govern
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economic now bay that there are there is because those things are on full control over there are to finance the public on government so i mean the next steps were created about the next steps but everything seems to point that there will be a lot of these and i like that. they are well appreciate your thoughts from barcelona thank you very much political analyst jordy linnaeus thank you very much. still to come for you on the program germany's main candidates wrap up their election campaigns ahead of sunday's vote in the country. right now out of. french leftist protest in paris a day after president a manual my calling sign his labor reforms into law. is not just me going to the white house it was a be a pretty short conversation the n.b.a. is and the paper picks a fight with donald trump over celebrating his team's victory.
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hello and welcome back across europe we have a low pressure center across the central areas with them some quite nasty storms associated with a high pressure area which is trying to push back into wards the west and certainly hold out some of these fronts out towards the northwest look at the forecast this frontal system pushing towards western parts the u.k. much of the dry and find london there twenty one which isn't too bad at this time of the warm air coming up from the south a woman in madrid we've got some showers for ukraine care of there could see one or two downpours some decent temperatures across parts of greece and turkey and that continued head on through into monday with some pretty heavy showers down through the adriatic and the balkans as we head into north africa with the risk of showers
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developing through the gulf of sirte certainly showers on sunday will clear through but those shows are moving into tripoli karo looks as though it should be quite personal with temperatures into the low thirty's for central parts of africa we still have lots of charity extending from so sit down through towards cameroon and as far south as could pan further towards the west we've got some showers affecting west africa bamako mali may see the odd downpour across southern portions it's looking largely dry and fine here plenty of sunshine highs of seventeen in cape town. tensions are high and little has changed and new village officials are struggling to demonstrate goodwill. among morial is trying for a comrade who sacrificed his life the political change. but really a friend to unite drive a wedge between the villages fractures part three of
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a six part series filmed over five years to plan china's democracy experiment at this time on al-jazeera al-jazeera is there what else do we brits but what schools are that to see what happens next. on the wire where mobile brigade of the seventh street that we didn't hear the movie is now is we want to change people have gone the fear barrier the mission of the national army is the entire point complex and i'm just your stories about telling it from the people's perspective what they think is happening in their culture.
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welcome back you're watching al-jazeera news out to take you through the top stories north korea's foreign minister has launched a scathing attack against u.s. president donald trump at the united nations general assembly. turkey's parliament has extended the mandate for its military deployment to iraq and syria in a special session convened in response to the kurdish independence referendum in iraq. and amnesty international says range of images is still being torched in myanmar contradicting the government's statements that military operations have ended. more in our top story now the escalation of the war of words between pyongyang and washington on the address that we had just a couple of hours ago of course by the north korean foreign minister richard is the director of the just security twenty twenty program at the pieces a curate a think tank at the stimson center joins me live now from washington d.c. has been an eventful united nations general assembly and seems to be maybe reflected in a sense that tensions are increasing between north korea and the u.s.
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do you think the language we heard in some of these speeches is making compromise more and more difficult. thank you mariam this past week's troubling war of words certainly has the potential to get out of hand and result in a regrettable situation for all parties it would be an understatement to state that the north korean statement earlier today in response to president trump's bellicose remarks on tuesday against his country is highly counterproductive and it is a fundamental misuse of the united nations a central forum for political dialogue and for diplomatic action it's really important that we take some lessons from a very important nuclear agreement with iran just a few years ago that was blessed by the u.n. security council it took years of work hard diplomacy backed up by sanctions this
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is the way to go in dealing with a difficult situation that we see on the korean peninsula today why if that president's to the nuclear program in recent history why if if if you know there is a precedent for that is it not being applied to the situation with north korea now . the pressure is being ratcheted up against north korea through a series of un resolutions three in the last several months supported by china russia all fifteen members of the security council with the leadership of the united states and this should be commended this is leading to stronger economic sanctions sanctions that need more time to play out sanctions that can create favorable conditions for a negotiated settlement this is the proper role of the united nations the fly over that recently occurred today by the u.s. military talk of more rocket launches by the north koreans this is certainly not
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helping the situation pressures need to be brought down and dialogue needs to commence and this is a proper role for the united nations not what we heard this past week by leaders on many sides so what are the implications of this u.n.g.a. for the global security of oral well let's not forget that it started extremely well a first ever meeting presided over by u.s. president donald trump with one hundred twenty nine world leaders signing on to a political declaration that lends its support to secretary general antonio terraces ongoing u.n. management reform efforts at the same time as i noted the statement by president trump on the subsequent day largely overshadowed the good progress what we saw on monday and in addition to the strong language he used against adversaries of the united states the highly nationalistic statement and tone of the president where he
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invoked the word sovereignty on no less than twenty two occasions this has given pause to many u.n. observers and indeed many of the world leaders who gathered in new york this past week. all right thanks very much. as of course all of the pos week but you thank you. syria's foreign minister walid moallem told the un general assembly that he hopes the deescalation zones in his country will help bring about assist sation of hostilities but he said damascus reserves the right to respond to any violation of the zones was in jordan has more from the united nations. the syrian foreign minister walid muallem was defiant in his address before the u.n. general assembly on saturday not only did argue that syria is about to win the six year long civil war against the military and political opposition he also argued
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that syria is about to win the war for its reputation on the international stage especially in the face of challenges raised by countries such as the united states then syria has fully eliminated its chemical memory and is enough proof that there is an ill conceived intention to tarnish the real image of the syrian government and the international public and come up with new excuses to continue the aggression against syria in favor of terrorists and their supporters this was the case when the united states blatantly attacked air base claiming that it contained chemical weapons used in the alleged han shaikh hoon attack on syria and of course numerous investigations including those from the un the us and the u.k. have found that syria may well have committed crimes against humanity and committed war crimes against its own people including using sarin gas against people living in college earlier in twenty seventeen
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a strong quake has shaken southern mexico just days after a seven point one magnitude quake hit the capital hundreds of people were evacuated from parts of mexico city as the tram essential warning alarms rescue efforts were temporarily suspended the latest quake happened about three hundred sixty kilometers south of the capital causing further damage to already weakened buildings and these are live pictures coming to us at the moment from mexico city whether a coverage is continuing dozens of rescue is there still searching through the rubble of damaged buildings still trying to find survivors under the rubble al-jazeera is heidi cho castro is there and sent us this update. a potentially significant setback. for rescue operations here at eight a.m. local time in mexico city we felt an aftershock that measured six point two on the richter scale that's the woman arius estimate from the u.s. geological survey it was centered seven hundred kilometers from here but it was enough for us to detect some movement to see the street signs swaying and most
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significantly is its impact on what's going on behind me that is or was what once was a six story office building that collapsed more than ninety hours ago on tuesday when we felt this aftershock the rescuers had to immediately leap from atop that site they had to abandon it for at least a few minutes and just moments ago returned to continue their work trying to access what they believe are six people who may still be trapped alive beneath that rubble i just spoke with a woman who is hoping desperately that her niece who was trapped on the fourth floor working there as an accountant may still be alive she says that a government official and an engineer recently briefed her saying they made some progress overnight that they were able to tunnel in from out from three directions from the top of the building from the bottom and also now from the side by
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accessing the building that is still standing next to this office building she is hoping that what she's being told that there have been signs of life that in fact even food and water has been passed down to some of these potential survivors she is desperately hoping that this is true but again we are now more than ninety hours since this building collapse with each new development people's hearts are jumping with this aftershock to happen again around eight o'clock local time in the morning we saw tears in the eyes of the families each tiny thing or significant thing in this in this instance may be a major setback or maybe a major source of hope as they continue to wait and the minutes tick past. tens of thousands of people are being evacuated from their homes in puerto rico amid fears that a dam will break every rain brought in by hurricane maria has weakened. has weakened the you walk it excuse me the main dam there bosses have been brought in to help
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people leave but damage from the storm is making their escape difficult roads are blocked by deborah and communication lines are down making it hard to warn residents of the danger tensions have been high as people queue for hours in order to get fuel rain and flash floods have been causing devastation in the east of sudan for the past month more than one hundred thousand people have been displaced after the river nile wished unusually high levels during the annual rainy season and does have a more good reports from the town of sendai many residents are unhappy with the government's response this is what is left of the walls of abdullah. after water from the nearby river flooded it bricks and rubble lie on the ground a reminder of what once stood here. i get most behind should be getting you this was my father's house and i lived here for ten years
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a month ago this year the water levels were high and the barrier was supposed to stop it but there was an opening here and the government neglected it they haven't even provided compensation except for some flour and mosquito nets abdullah's house is one of hundreds of thousands destroyed by flash flood and rain this year in sudan the u.n. says more than sixty thousand houses have been destroyed countrywide and nearly a dozen people have been killed many of them live in rural areas where houses are built using munt making them more prone to collapse this barrier was supposed to protect homes from flooding but the levels of the mountain river were extremely high in fact the highest in one hundred years resulting in an overflow that destroyed nearly one hundred homes here in st joe alone. so dan has been facing harsher rainy seasons over the past few years the state authorities say they had weren't both at the citizens of potential floods and the national government. in a single this neighborhood has been flooded several times in the past we've built
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a barrier to keep the floods out delegation came to check the barrier and now we have to see how to fix it again because studies were done back in two thousand and ten and we asked them to review it and rehabilitate the barrier then the river levels have receded over the past few days but as flood victims complain of not being compensated lawmakers say they weren't supposed to be living there to begin with the precautions which are to be taken is to having consideration that to build. the houses or the willingness of the farmers away from the river banks unfortunately they don't do that because they want to be as close as possible to the river banks so that they can take some water. abdullah says he has nowhere else to go and that he will work to rebuild his home even if one of the flood comes and destroys it again he will morgan al-jazeera sudan.
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is the final day of campaigning in germany ahead of sunday's general election all suggest chancellor angela merkel easily when a fourth term but a third of the electorate says it's still undecided meanwhile her main challenger martin short says he'll keep fighting for low down when it came as more from berlin . with voting now imminent the politicians make the final push for votes for angle americal there was a chance to meet her party's younger activists and thank them for their work but also to spell out why she wants to remain chancellor for the next four years. we think of the future which is especially important in the eyes of young people and it's important that we also address the issue of social justice but it's equally important to talk about how we can work to achieve our prosperity i think we have found a good balance and then it was on to her home state where the photo opportunity was with a medical team teaching resuscitation techniques but if anything needs reviving it's
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her rivals campaign the social democrat candidate martin schultz has crisscrossed the country these past weeks but from the start polls have suggested he and his party are less popular than merkel in hers his last election rally was in his home state where his message was about the need for greater social justice i mean. we don't want to focus on the bad side of this country when you make germany better we make it more just that's the difference between them and us the final opinion polls might make grim reading for his party the social democrats face the prospect of one of their worst ever results while the christian democrats how. the commanding lead the closest race seems to be for third place which in germany's proportional electoral system can be a pivotal position for building coalitions if the polls are right more than one in ten german voters may opt for the far right alternative for germany although no
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other party will work with this party its lead candidate is taking nothing for granted because as new of your photo you can. only represent a different view on questions of principle and so there will finally be a lively exchange in parliament again that's a reason for the parliament to be the resoundingly board of society and that's why we want to get in there. after six weeks of campaigning there's nothing more the politicians can do to shape this election now the decision rests with more than sixty million voters who to very want to represent them in this parliament dominic cain al-jazeera. thousands of far left demonstrators rallied in paris against changes to the country's labor laws president mark owen has forced through reforms that that he says will modernize the workplace and create more jobs but critics say it destroys workers' rights as a reports. determined to keep up pressure on the government followed supporters
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marched through paris as opposition to president emanuel mackerels new work law continues protesters say the legislation is unfair that it makes it too easy to hire and fire and favors bosses over employees discipline that you know the never or the benefits we have fought for and now it's being taken away from us well it's not acceptable some people are working but they're close to burnout and the other one i'm not working i would like to work something is wrong and i don't think that their decision will. make that better. after the march one of the president's physis critics and his main political opponent took to the stage the hard left. people to keep fighting for the law to be scrapped. this reform is must be returned to podium and for debate the battle isn't over it's just begun. people protesting here feel very strongly that the new will destroy the rights of the
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workers. present. rules stifle competition and kept unemployment high and he says his new balance and some protection with flexibility on friday mcgraw signed a rare executive order forcing through the contentious reforms to avoid months of parliamentary debate the hope is the. the changes will make it easier for people like sam weaver the owner of a bike business says expansions being difficult because of high costs and bureaucracy being an entrepreneur and fronts is tougher than back home in the united states. doing it in france has become an absolute nightmare hiring somebody is so expensive if france really wanted to grow the economy in the way i think they could probably good they need to help the small businesses like my own so that we can employ one two three people if we need to. the president has succeeded in passing his reforms and fulfilled an election campaign promise he's pleased his
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supporters but he still faces a battle on the streets with such a partner al-jazeera paris. and that news about new zealand's general election it's ended in a stalemate with the ruling national party taking the most votes but not enough to form a government outright the party of prime minister bill english claim forty six percent of the vote of the labor party a newcomer just all done fell short unfertile six parliament now leaves new zealand first leader winston peters with the balance of power he'll decide whether national on labor and the greens will form a coalition government an outcome is expected by early october. is we enjoy negotiations with the dream of forming a stable government that i've always this country to deliver for new zealanders. we want to build on the strength of the economic direction which has been enough
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national anthem show a lack of respect to the league on friday the president suggested that those who protest a racial injustice by nailing on the field should be fired home and has the story. a friday night rally for a republican senator in alabama was an unlikely setting for an exceptional attack by the united states president towards the n.f.l. would you love to see one of these n.f.l. owners when somebody disrespects our flag to say get that son of a the old right out this guy or you heard. donald trump without prompting going after players who male during the national anthem to protest racial inequality in the united states because that's a total disrespect of our heritage that's a total disrespect of everything that we stand for the n.f.l. has usually tried to stay away from politics but the lake's commissioner roger
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goodell responded in a statement saying divisive comments like these demonstrate an unfortunate lack of respect for the n.f.l. our great game and all of our players and affiliate to understand the overwhelming force for good clubs and players represent in our communities. common cap'n exhaust started the just twenty six days but the quarterback hasn't been signed by an n.f.l. team and leaving the san francisco forty nine ers in march still other league players have continued to follow his lead and trump had a message for fans there you see it even if it's one player leave the stadium i guarantee things will stop things will go. there's a pick up where trump sees these black athletes as kind of an avatar for this movement for racial justice that's going on in this country and he uses the word heritage they disrespect their heritage he fundamentally doesn't see the racial injustice is of this country as
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a problem of our heritage he sees them as you know really this is what he's based his support on us sport remains deeply in time gold in the national political issues the white house had suggested earlier this month that e.s.p.n. has jamelle hill should be fired after the sports broadcaster cold donald trump a white supremacist on twitter i think that's one of the more outrageous comments that anyone could make and certainly something that i think is right fireable offense by e.s.p.n. several n.f.l. owners were multimillion dollar donors to trump's presidential campaign focus will now turn to how they apply exact during the national lab them before sunday's games release homan al jazeera why the hell players are the only athletes to come on the donald trump's role in the past twenty four hours he's also targeted the golden state warriors saw seven carry after the n.b.a. when i said he didn't want to make the traditional trip to the white house the
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things that he said and the things that. he hasn't said in the rights that we won't stand for and by acting or not going hopefully that will. inspire some change when it comes to what we tolerate in this country and what is accepted and what is what we turn a blind eye eye to. well this was trump's response on twitter earlier going to the white house is considered a great honor for a championship team stephan curry is hesitating therefore invitation is would drawn while curry is team of the golden state warriors have since released a statement saying they will not be visiting the white house after all i asked but has made it clear they are not welcome meanwhile the n.b.a. star le bron james who plays for the cleveland cavaliers tweeted this to the president you bomb stephan curry already said he going so therefore no invite going to white house was
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a great honor until you showed up kenya has lost the right to host the twenty eighteen shand tournament that is the event stage every two years for african national teams featuring only locally based players world kenya was set to host next year but at a cuff meeting in ghana it was decided to strip the east african nation of its hosting rights say kenya's preparations are simply too far behind schedule oral cohen ethiopia are reportedly the two candidates likely to step in and host shaun. politics who are also front and center when the legal leaders barcelona faced as your own are in catalan and it's a back drop of on rest over the state's independence to own goals from louis who are a striker were enough for barcelona to win the match three now and there are plenty of catalonia flags on display at this match. at the end of darien madrid returned
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to winning ways it with a two one win at this political might lead to an ill wind over severe and there was a high scoring draw between maga and atletico bilbao. manages a city keep bringing the goals in the english premier league on such a day they put five past crystal palace and they open the scoring before her him sterling netted a brace stage of where i'm. wrapped up with the five nil win city lead the premier league table on goal difference while palace are bottom of the standings without a point or a goal. and as a united also had a victory they won one nail at southampton in the early game tottenham defeated west ham three two champions chelsea had a big win away at stoke four nil and in the late game liverpool defeated leicester three two. moto g.p. were maverick will start from pole position at the ara gone gone pee in spain in
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a thrilling call finding session the twenty four year old lorenzo's the long line time champion valentino rossi made a remarkable comeback to qualify. just three weeks after factoring his right leg in moto cross round the town missed only one race because of the injury. or europe's domination of the a no girls live or cup against the rest of the world team has continued on the second day in prague they now lead by nine points to three saturday's doubles a lineout the european dream team of roger federer rafael nadal team up against american john and sam querrey federer and the doll would go on to win the but they didn't have it all their own way the final score six four one six ten five at the start of the day roger federer was on court in a singles match against american sam querrey federer had few difficulties in
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winning the fixture six four six two as a result team europe moved into a five one overall lead the first team to reach thirteen points will be the clear winner. and that's it for me back to marry a lovely thank you very much sanna well that's it for this news hour but i will be back in a low while and with much more here day's news run with as always a web site as well al jazeera dot com is why i need a full latest comment analysis and video on demand but i will be back in just a few minutes time with all of the headlines in a bit. of
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. a new level of a cage militia that they delude themselves if it is surely surely true that they too may may get the very rich a deal just appalling these days but the feel if you look at believe the libya should it be only twenty minutes you don't just go to the shelf out you the way. but but. but he gun bullets that may be different name you've got the shell or feel it's some period of let's get out of this that i did that a shit. too often on the streets of a million are victims but a new force is at play. female police officers are combative sexual assault and domestic abuse. but changing society is
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a challenge and so is life behind the badge for india's lady called. at this time either. for the nomadic jacko tribe survival is about reaching their destination if we don't hurry never be able to get the top up in the storm we follow the mongolian herdsmen on a treacherous migration. is dangerous the ices of them as they strive to preserve their traditional way of life. are sometimes luser cattle to get there without cold water because of the storm risking it all mongolia at this time on al-jazeera. yet more insults are thrown between north korea and the united states as foreign
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minister tells the un that donald trump is mentally deranged and will pay for his threats.

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