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harley's the rain forests of the sea we continue on our current way we won't have whole race within twenty thirty forty years from now so you're sensibly trying to recreate the ecosystem but under controlled conditions the main goal is so the gallup poll still has a pulse for that to climate change the great barrier is still sizeable but we've got to start now and we need to get everyone behind the solution tag no i think it's time on hold as iraq. somebody like. protests in kenya after parliament passes a new law seen as paving the way for the president's reelection.
people and this is al jazeera live from london also coming up the spanish prime minister gives caseloads news leader five days to clarify his position on the independent. united nations accuses me and mall security forces of a campaign of systematic torture and killings in rakhine state. and a growing problem a new report paints a grim picture of obesity. in kenya where police a fired tear gas at protest as unhappy as a new election law they fear it could lead to a walkover victory for the current president. in the rerun of the election for just over two weeks time it comes
a day after the opposition leader raul pulled out for me to has the latest from the capital nairobi. railroading his supporters the bailee needed to return to the streets. they're demonstrating against kenya's electoral commission which they want to conduct a free and fair rerun of election but the supporters are divided on him dropping out of the race. the supreme court made to rule they'd been irregularities in how the vote was counted and incumbent and should stand in new elections but one election has credibility. so i think of what i like the i think that is the best option for it but we are not but the group because of the pressure so we are out there that we are not happy. police earlier fired tear gas at
protesters and then. nairobi was. adamant they said any reforms that. election. can use constitution is not clear on what happens when a candidate who is from everyone but parliament has now passed amendments to electoral laws that could allow can to be named the winner. twenty six and the president has about spades i mean being an adequate space then it's very easy to say that we'll have a president removed command of the legitimacy and respect from all corners of the electoral commission will decide what happens next but if any of his decisions can be contested in court kenya faces one of many possibilities including declaring incumbent president or a kenyatta as the only remaining candidate the winner of the rerun all holding elections and then declaring kenyatta the winner for holding fresh elections within
ninety days with new nominations for president. says he should be declared president holding guys pushing for fresh elections in a pronouncement from b.c. i will not be believable on the conduct of. both the conduct of the commission as it. has not been inspiring but we are very creative and there will be an election hundred sixth of august. whether it's a faltering economy or an ongoing political feud all kenyans are guaranteed at this point is uncertainty the media millar al-jazeera nairobi. spain's prime minister has asked catalan leaders to say whether or not they have declared independence giving them five days to reply or to say the catalan president asked parliament to suspend the declaration of independence to allow for talks if catalonia does press on with the session the spanish government says it will take
away the region's political autonomy or insley reports from madrid. madrid does not like being told what to do by the council lands for once parliament was united as the journalist speculated the cabinets agreed the spanish lion bit back against the catalan demands that their independence will happen the prime minister said if you say it out loud we will take back your powers no dice no deal and you have until monday. you've held a cabinet meeting and we've decided the cattle and government must confirm whether or not they have declared independence regardless of whether it's going to take effect or not this is a requirement necessary before any other measures can be taken by the government including invoking article one fifty five. so back it goes to barcelona madrid no society there is split some separatists want to session now others are nervous
half the population hates the whole idea how long should they wait we know there are very important governments and people around the world who are ready to assist in mediation we've got the group of the elders with coffee with a bank a move on with desmond tutu who are ready to exercise their mediation the only small detail which we are missing is that we have nobody on the other side of the table because it just said he was not accepting mediation. all the while europe looks on surely not another country fracturing itself there is no support at all in brussels for the catalan independence movements madrid knows that it is the side with the powerful. many people in madrid regard roy's statements his demand that counts alone your clarify its position on independence as a shrewd one by putting the ball straight back in catalonia is caught it potentially exposes divisions inside the independence movements that might buy
madrid some time take the pressure out of the immediate situation but also leave the crisis open ended. where the protestors in barcelona go from here is a good question madrid would like nothing more than for them to turn on each other destroy their own movements that would rule out the need for mediation which madrid insists there is no place largely al-jazeera which it must go from madrid to speak out as there is jonah hole so gentle is there any sign of what the catalan government's answer is likely to be. no official response yet from the generality that's the building behind me where the regional government sits and women demand has his office but clearly the time is short the talk is ticking there is this timeline now he's got to respond by monday as to whether he stands or not behind that declaration of independence on tuesday night if he does well then he's got until thursday to rescind it to change his mind
before that section one five five is applied and regional autonomy is revoked is taken back to madrid that's the situation they're in as to a hint of where they stand well there has been an interview with al-jazeera by one of the senior members of his coalition is to coalition saying that what we are offering here is open dialogue with no preconditions there's a formula they've come up with for for mediation that's what they want to pursue it's a bit of a nonstarter madrid has consistently rejected mediation mr ruff did so again in the parliament to softer noon but there is another little avenue for talks which appears to have opened up and that's according to the head of the socialist party the main opposition party in madrid who says he's reached an agreement with mr rajoy and the popular party to come up with a parliamentary commission that will spend six months looking at reforms to the constitution in the way that the regions are governed basically to give them more autonomy and that looks very much like the beginning of
a sort of enticement to the catalans in terms of saying step away from your claims to independence and you can look forward to a greater degree of autonomy down an avenue of talks but that is going to be something very difficult for mr couey to mourn to sell to the certainly to the hearts of session ists here yeah it does appear that mr moore is in rather an all quit position right now damned if he does declare independence damned if he doesn't . yes i think that's absolutely right that is the position that madrid has put him in because if he does come out and say look it was just a symbolic declaration we don't stand by it well then he risks in people alienating those hard secessionists and he relies on in particular the far left the party for this pretty fragile majority that he's got to the parliament here if he comes out and says yes we do stand by this declaration and then he risks alienating the the more moderate people in his coalition who take of this slightly more cautious line he of course invites section one five five and all the consequences that that
entails he knows that there is a large large percentage of population here possibly more than half who don't want independence at all so what he may try to do is basically hedge fired say as little as possible push this dialogue line try to keep his coalition together and hope for some constitutional agreement down the line but equally possible is that as the dream of independence appears to drift further and further away the hardliners break away and the entire pro independence movement here falls apart and that's quite possibly what madrid is banking on china thank you. syria's interior ministry says two people have been killed and six others injured in an attack on a police headquarters in the capital damascus at least three suicide bombers are said to have tried to storm the building two of the attackers were killed on the spot while the other detonated his suicide vest iraq's prime minister has formally
declared victory over eisel in the city of. body says the fight against the armed group has now shifted to the border with syria the last stretch of land in the country that it still controls about he says he expects leisel to be completely defeated in iraq by the end of the year. the united nations is accusing miramar security forces of torture killings and the rape of children as part of what it says were well organized coordinated and systematic attacks against the hinge of muslims it says those quote clearance operations began before an attack by a hinge of fighters in august which was the reason given for the military crackdown more than half a million revenger have fled to bangladesh since august and many more are on the way europe has more from young gone. an away service in a sea of misery. this school is teaching english to or hinder refugees who fled mean mass military campaign before eleven year old so you know the conflict is ever
present. in our village reckoned people came to our house to kill people and they burned houses so we can't stay there they were torturing a lot united nations investigators are prevented from going to main mosque conflict zone so they came here to bangladesh in what is now the world's largest refugee camp more than half a million or hinge or have fled across the border from main mar to bangladesh since late august it was from them that the un heard testimonies of the military campaign of indiscriminate killing mass rape and the burning down of homes in the in their security forces purposely to strides the property of the range of population scorched earth gatherings and entire villages in the penn state media only to drive the population out in droves but also to prevent the fleeing range of victims from returning to their will not only will hinge and not be allowed back to their homes
but it won't belong to them anymore mean mars government announced last month that all birds land will become the property of the state al-jazeera has yet to hear back from authorities about their response to the un report they've previously denied un claims that the military campaign against their i think amount to ethnic cleansing slightly that ignore and dismiss this report yarber mohamed al jazeera younger. or i so heads on the program liberia's army's a pace fifteen years after the end of the civil war victims of violence say divisions still night. and the major gauguin exhibition open in paris why it's working polynesia is still a source of controversy from. how
they're not using the satellite picture will reveal anything of this part of the world apart from a few showers in the of the caucuses now not very much so if you call me tell what the season is temperatures give you a clue and of course we know where we are the twenty five degrees in toronto thirty three in baghdad it's just slowly cooling down the chances showers being repeated of the cokers or maybe the caspian coast of iran well the chances there is just off to the high one at the moment is largely sunshine and watch the wind directions even the eastern med things across and done as his sort of fairly warm twenty seven in beirut and. on the arabian peninsula and we saw the monsoon bringing briefly a bit of the heavy back to solid there's still a lot of cloud around in the forecast and when you see cal you think well i might well be well into showers in the empty quarter or some parts of amman but that's probably it is maybe an increased chance as that cloud drifts over the mountains in the south of saudi to get a shout out of it otherwise we look to the wind direction once more as
welcome back undermined at the top stories here on al-jazeera police in the kenyan capital nairobi have fired tear gas at depressed is demonstrating against a new election which they say will give the current president a great kenyata a walkover victory in a rerun election later this month. spain's prime minister has asked catalan leaders to clarify whether or not they have declared independence for the government triggers an article allowing the trade to take away the region's political tonic. the un is accusing me of security forces of torture killings and the rape of children as part of well organized coordinated and systematic a tux against revenge of muslims. now representatives from more than fifty
countries are meeting in moscow to try to come up with a pair plan for peace in afghanistan the taliban and the groups have experienced a resurgence since the withdrawal of coalition forces in twenty fourteen the increase in violence has led the international committee of the red cross to reduce its operations after the worst year of attacks against its workers but on the whole report's. a cautious step forward and then another and as he catches his breathe a smile. this tentative shuffle is an enormous achievement for a man who just months ago thought he'd never walk again dad who can lost his legs two years ago shot as an attacker tried to rob him this clinic run by the international committee of the. krause and offering services for free has enabled him to contemplate
a different future that they're going to. is my it's almost twenty days since i got here and i'm already so much better when the thief shot me i wasn't able to move but since i've been here i can walk again the red cross has been operating in afghanistan for thirty years around eighteen hundred staff offering medical services at clinics like these for some of afghanistan's poorest and most vulnerable and some parts in the north much of it remote and plagued by conflict the red cross is the only international body reaching them but it's been forced to rethink its operations there last month at a red cross clinic in the northern city of mazar e sharif a patient shot and killed the spanish physiotherapist she was the tint red cross worker to be killed in afghanistan in sixteen years but the seventh this year alone and then there were other kidnappings two workers abducted this year though they were later released the red cross says these are numbers it can no longer ignore
its office and could induce will be closed as will its operations in my mana and while the rehabilitation center in missouri will stay open it will be run by locals . it's a big loss for our community here and can do those the red cross is a huge help for the poor in need affected every day by conflict. according to u.s. military estimates the government controls about sixty percent of the country the rest is either in the hands of all being fought over by the taliban and other armed groups like i still. the red cross says it won't be leaving the country altogether clinics like this one in kabul will stay open a lifeline for the disabled and for those now back on the feet. some of them now crafting the limbs that will help people walk again medium hond al-jazeera. a
runoff vote is likely to take place following presidential elections in liberia votes are now being counted after tuesday's poll there were twenty candidates running and the winner must secure at least fifty percent of the vote to avoid a second round president ellen johnson sirleaf africa's first female leader is stepping aside after nearly twelve years in office. a library a civil war ended nearly fifteen years ago but the scars have been slow to heal victims of violence say divisions still run deep as many come face to face with their attackers on the streets or maybe dress travel to monrovia to meet some survivors who say they can't move on until justice is served. this is west point one of liberia's most densely populated areas home to a number of former fighters but also to some of the victims of the country's civil war. i don't miss nemer moved here after he lost his mother brother business
and when the war you still see some of those he says killed members of his homily on the streets he's trying to put the past behind him now but it hasn't been easy. to me because. only a moron. a mongrel. when i think for long. forgotten for the. but also. in the war and later ducted by rebels will find that difficult to do. because most people are. like. now a father himself also just as victims why deny closure the government effort to
help both victims and aggressors find closure to the horrors of the civil war was abundant almost immediately started it's been fourteen years since the end of the civil war experts believe that with so many involved the country will still have to deal with the consequences one day. the government agree could have been done in that we didn't do anything we've got a reconciliation but there are still some austin issues that we are a little bit and maybe differently we were some of the results for we still have some lingering. issues with issues about some communities still the most the most themselves. and these are issues that victims would like to see resolved sooner rather than later for instance many of those by the war are still not able to return. china is all sides to show restraint over the north korea issue after the u.s.
military flew to supersonic heavy bombers over the korean peninsula in a show of force against pyongyang it was part of joint exercises with japan and south korea tensions have been high in the region with north korea launching a flurry of missiles and conducting its sixth nuclear tests last month the chinese ministry says that all sides should avoid provoking each other. japan's kobe steel is plunging deeper into crisis after it was found to have falsified data on its products transferred biggest steelmaker has lost more than a third of its stock market value in a rec hold today side or is clearly has more from tokyo. made in japan and now these brands share one more thing in common their customers of kobe steel the company has admitted employees fabricated data about product quality to meet customer specifications the government says it's following the case closely.
although this was an agreement between private entities we think that kobe still is misconduct was something that has shaken the foundation of business transactions the ministry is taking the situation very seriously kobe steel says two hundred customers in japan and worldwide including manufacturers of trains and planes have received falsely certified materials customers are checking whether they used substandard products and whether there are safety issues or not and yet more revelations mean the scandal could be wider than initially thought kobe steal it it's that the fabricated data affected not only copper and aluminum products but also ion powder which is mainly used in making automobile components kobe also admits that it's launched an investigation into a subsidiary company which is reported to have shipped material used for making semiconductors to customers without inspecting them the kobe scandal is the latest to hit corporate japan faulty ags made by tata problems at the largest safety
recall in history of the auto industry in june the japanese company has filed for bankruptcy. called one point two million vehicles last week after admitting unqualified staff carried out factory inspections. the scandals are seen by many as a further blow to japan's reputation for quality manufacturing that reputation has allowed japanese companies to charge higher prices compared to cheaper competitors such as china not all analysts think the scandal is a disaster for japanese brands japan tends to have a lot of over spec right you know they really if you want to have the last three percent of perfection you have to go to a japanese company because they're the only ones doing that while everybody else you know whether it's korea whether it's germany whether it's india you know operates on a minimum viable standard kobe still said the misconduct involved dozens of employees in as many as four factories and possibly going back ten years the full
financial impact is still not known but it could be huge if customers request replacements the company's share price has already taken a beating on the stock market florence louis al-jazeera tokyo india's supreme court has ruled that a man is committing rape if he has sex with his under-age wife it's a landmark decision for a country with one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world court will be age of consent is eighteen for all purposes well they're considered illegal child marriage is deeply rooted in india. seven people who set fire to a police car in paris that attacked the driver had been sentenced to up to seven years in prison the attack last year tracked at attention after footage showed protesters mobbing the car and hitting an officer with an iron bar the way the policeman fend off the blows led french media to call him the kung fu cop the incident was part of a series of protests against labor law reforms. the world health organization is
warning that the number of obese children in developing countries is soaring is as rates are worst in the middle east north africa and parts of asia researches use data from the past forty years predicting that by twenty twenty two there will be more obese children and adolescents than underweight ones in i seventy five there were one hundred million obese adults across the world the study published to coincide with world obesity day found that by twenty sixteen that number had jumped to six hundred and seventy one million by the end of last year there were fifteen million obese girls and seventy four million obese boys in the world market as a party from imperial college was the lead researcher on the study i doubt and especially children are being targeted by by large food companies with unhealthy food advertising priced placed in the stores in a way that it actually encourages them to use it and their tools that governments have it they have used it in the past for things like tobacco tax it regulate it
limited revising especially to children and make sure that those foods become harder and harder to get to now paul gauguin is one of france's most famous artists best known for his paintings the polynesian women is the subject of a major exhibition opening in paris but it's not explains aspects of his time in the south pacific a still considered taboo by many in france. paul gauguin has struggled for artistic recognition all his life the frenchman's bold use of color and abstract depictions of reality shocked nineteenth century art lovers but today he's considered a trailblazer a new exhibition in paris is prestigious group l.a. celebrates one of the world's most famous post impressionists. his art totally surprised it was like nothing else at the time it was without concessions it was wild in fact he often called himself wild it really shocked people some
people supported him but it wasn't until the start of the twentieth century that people realized he was such a revolutionary go-go was fascinated with tribal arts and other cultures when success in europe eluded him he left for france as colonies in the south pacific it's a period that has come to define him but not without controversy the paintings created by go into haiti are some of his most popular he was obviously captivated by the people and the colors but some critics say that this period of his life has become so romanticized in france the perhaps it ignores someone comfortable realities. tahiti was under french colonial rule and the artist enjoyed many of the system's privileges he married a thirteen year old girl and had numerous lovers of a similar age but these aspects of go-go's life are rarely discussed in france. a new film about his time in thai he has been attacked by those who say to avoid
some hard truths. professor starr's x. written extensively about gauguin he says criticizing french culture and the colonial past is simply to hear the history of cholera zation deal very touchy issue in france much more than in the u.k. or the us for many people in the he go guys nothing but a. drunkard who basically looted. pretty nation and the haitian culture and art to make a living. how google chose to live is unlikely to matter to the millions of people who enjoys art but others may find it enriching to have a clearer picture of the man behind the paintings natasha butler al jazeera paris.
and reminder of the top stories on al-jazeera police in kenya have fired tear gas a protest is demonstrating against a new election law which they say will give the current president a hurricane yet or a walkover victory in a rerun election later this month the north says that if one candidate withdraws than the other automatically wins the presidency the media miller has more from the capital nairobi. although certainly are more questions than answers at the moment even when we look at the amendments that were passed by parliament with regard to the electoral laws there is no certainty if indeed those amendments will apply to the opposition leader raila odinga as withdrawal which happened a day ago these amendments would allow for our president to work and we are to be declared the winner because a dingo withdrew but of course the may not be able to the may not happen retrospectively. spain's prime minister has given catalan leaders until monday to clarify whether or not they declared independence it is the first step before the
government triggers article one five five which gives madrid the right to take away the region's political autonomy on tuesday catalonia as leader carlos stepped back from announcing full independence and signed a symbolic declaration instead to allow for negotiations with majority. the un is accusing miramar security forces of torture killings and the rape of children as part of well organized coordinated and systematic attacks against range of muslims it says quote those clearance operations began before an attack by richenda fighters in august which is the reason given for the military crackdown syria's interior ministry says two people have been killed and six others injured in an attack on a police headquarters in the capital damascus at least three suicide bombers are said to have tried to storm the buildings iraq's prime minister has formally declared victory over iceland the city of ho we. find out about he says the fight
against the al group has now shifted to the border with syria that's the last stretch of land in the country but it still controls. and those are the latest headlines here on out is there i'm back with a news hour in about twenty five minutes time until then it's inside story see there are. catalonians leader has signed a symbolic declaration of independence from spain call as the mole is now calling for talks with madrid but the spanish government is refusing to negotiate with its worst political crisis in decades now only stoled not result what's the way forward for that if i did come.