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every. china's property. fields become city. rivers water parks forests. mostly empty. brings international before the illusion of a thriving metropolis and the many. chinese dream a witness documentary at this time on al-jazeera. i am announcing a new strategy to address the full range of iran's destructive actions u.s. president donald trump threatens the landmark international nuclear deal with iran
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. iranian president hits back at trump's speech saying it was full of fake accusations but reiterated his commitment to the. blow up doll and jordan this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up opposition protesters defy a ban on demonstrations in kenya as two people are shot dead by police in the west of the country. and we examine why thousands of a daily penguin chicks a dime and on top. u.s. president donald trump has laid out an aggressive new strategy on iran he says he won't certified iran's compliance with a twenty fifty nuclear deal is calling on congress to put more pressure on iran's missile program given the hulk it reports from washington d.c. . he's often threatened to tear up the landmark deal with iran but in the end u.s.
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president donald trump stopped short of pulling out of the two thousand and fifteen agreement to limit its nuclear program for now and even though his own administration has twice certified that iran is complying with the deal he now says he won't do it again i am announcing today that we cannot and will not make this certification. we will not continue down a path whose predictable conclusion is more violence more terror and the very real threat of iran's nuclear breakout that is why i am directing my administration to work closely with congress for months trump has accused his predecessor barack obama of being myopic in negotiations with iran focusing only on iran's nuclear program but not the financing of groups trump says are causing
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instability in the region the president has directed the u.s. congress to potentially revamp u.s. law to set up tough new standards. if iran by a late arbitrary trigger point lifted sanctions could be put back in place senate republicans are already drafting legislation supported by top democrats who have always viewed the twenty fifteen deal as somewhat imperfect we're saying if they're not in compliance we're all with together on this where i am the administration also has its sights on another ronnie and target the country's revolutionary guard new u.s. treasury sanctions are being imposed which donald trump says are long overdue critics say these actions put international relations at risk and could spell the end of the deal painstakingly negotiated over more than a decade this deal was working it was delivering the iranians were living up to it the i.a.e.a. certified eight times in iran was at hearing today deal trump took
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a perfectly working deal and transformed it into a crisis with the decision that he made today donald trump has shifted u.s. iran policy and he's not entirely ruling out with drawing from the agreement all together i may do that the deal is variable but for all his tough talk against iran donald trump has for now taken little action ceding that responsibility to the u.s. congress to take the next steps or none at all kimberly helped get al-jazeera washington. when iran's president says his country will commit to the nuclear deal as long as it's in tehran interests to do so awesome rouhani added the trump speech was full of insults and fake accusations show monists what are you worried about iranian missiles what about those weapons you give every day to aggressor countries i know targeting of the oppressed people of yemen with planes and bombs that you built yourself you don't have any protest about those weapons and that's aggression
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and you targeted our oil platforms you are always the aggressor in this region our weapons our missiles of defending ourselves we have always been determined and today we are more determined to defend ourselves but trumps decision is raising international concern about the future of the nuclear deal michaela reports from the united nations. the security council went about its daily business discussing me and mine a closed session but the abrasive speech by president certainly resonated in this building please raise the iran deal was codify did a security council resolution back in two thousand and fifteen at a time the u.s. and the u.n. had different leaders of what has been agreed. if you like to state and european union or should germany when you write you must be fully implemented it is very important i'm sorry to see what is now happening diplomats of
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today are sorry to be are concerned by some of the implications of this statement because we stand by the joint conference of a plan of action we judge it to be a good deal which helps improve international security and we want to see it continue to remain in force. others argue the u.s. cannot unilaterally amend a security council resolution and it is not a bilateral agreement it does not belong to any single country and it is not up to any single country to terminate it it is a multilateral agreement which was unanimously endorsed by the united nations security council resolution twenty two thirty one and the leaders in germany france and the united kingdom added their concern for the deal formerly known as a joint comprehensive plan of action they say preserving the j c p o is in our
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shared national security interest the nuclear deal was a culmination of thirteen years of diplomacy and was a major step towards ensuring that iran's nuclear program is not diverted for military purposes the leaders added that they were worried and willing to act over iran's ballistic missile program and what they described as its regional activities iran has sent a formal letter of protest to the un secretary general it says the islamic republic of iran will not be the first to withdraw from the deal but if its rights and interests in the deal are not respected it will stop implementing all its commitments and will resume its peaceful nuclear program without any restrictions the greatest concern that iran itself withdraws from the deal shifting what was an internationally monitored and restrained nuclear process back into the darkness mike hanna al-jazeera united nations at least two people have been shot dead during
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protests against kenya's electoral commission rallies have taken place despite a government that police in nairobi disperse protesters using tear gas opposition supporters took to the streets ahead of a planned presidential election rerun in two weeks time for me the miller has more from the capital nairobi. small scale protests have continued in different parts of kenya and that's despite a ban on protests taking place in the central business district of three main cities the opposition says banning these protests is unconstitutional and they want to continue demanding electoral changes from the electoral body now we understand that at least two people were killed in the bondo town in the western part of kenya when a group of demonstrators tried to storm a police station and that's when police opened fire now the concern is that they could be excessive force by the police in these demonstrations if we look back to
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demonstrations in the week immediately after the august eighth elections a human rights bodies released a report saying at least thirty seven people were killed at that time and it's only all of these cases besides to that police report indicated police used excessive force we expect to see more demonstration in the coming days as the electoral commission prepares for a rerun of the presidential of vote on the twenty sixth of october a former u.n. chief is calling on me in march when shura hinge refugees can return to their homes not camps more than half a million have fled rakhine state to may bring bangladesh since august kofi annan who heads a commission on the crisis has presented his report to the un security council international community is prepared to engage me him and work on
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a canyon road map. used in their report to their kind state commissioners to bases and to go for move forward together engage them on all the range of issues we have recall mended and try and stabilize the situation because if we don't we are going to have a long temp history and problem not be in the region which can be very serious down the line a father has revealed what his family and joe while held hostage in pakistan for five years joshua boyle and his american wife caitlin coleman had just returned to canada they were seized by the taliban linked group while hiking in afghanistan the couple had three children one of captivity. i was in afghanistan helping the most neglected minority group in the world those ordinary villagers who live deep inside taliban controlled afghanistan. where no end no aid workers and no government has
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ever successfully been able to bring the necessary have. the stupidity and the people of the haqqani network kidnapping a pilgrim and his heavily pregnant wife engaged in helping ordinary villagers in taliban controlled regions of afghanistan was eclipsed only by the stupidity and evil of off rising the murder of my infant daughter martyr boy as retaliation for my repeated refusal to accept an offer that the criminal miscreants of the county network. had made. to me while the parents have taken coleman have also spoken of their relief habitat it was incredible i've been waiting to hear that voice for so long and good to hear her voice. and have it sound exactly like the last time i talked to her you know taking your pregnant wife . to a very dangerous place to me and and the kind of person that i am unconscionable
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let's also come here not just here including a change of god at the top of the un's cultural body unesco but challenges lie ahead and look at how africa's filmmakers are challenging the way the continent is depicted on screen more in that status. from the waves of the south. to the contours of the east. hello again as we take a look at weather conditions across western parts of asia the levant is jerry looking fine at the moment people there in afghanistan twenty five fine around the caspian sea we've lost the showers across the caucasus eastern side the mediterranean generally looking fine with temperatures there beirut up to twenty six degrees on sunday but notice some rain coming into the southern side of the black sea so let's head down into saudi arabia where temperature wise we're looking
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at temperatures still around the forty mark for mecca medina another great deal of change ahead on through into sunday on the other side of the potential well we've got winds picking up now and that certainly reducing the humidity still pretty warm thirty seven degrees but it feels really nice now is that humidity is starting to drop across into southern portions of africa the weather is fine got to get all the way up into and across towards congo before you start to pick up and he shall write to find conditions for cape town that eighteen degrees heading on through into sunday fine for johannesburg twenty seven. and then into central africa not pick up those rain so once again some heavy rain across central for public towards cameroon and southward towards gabon and a few showers life across parts of west africa micro pick up wanted to but it should be largely dry in bamako in mali the weather sponsored by qatar he's. the man who negotiated the dismantling of apartheid and scrapped south africa's
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nuclear program i don't think we need to. do you as a. south africa's former president declared al-jazeera as. welcome back a quick recap of the top stories here on al-jazeera u.s. president donald trump has laid out an aggressive new strategy on iran he didn't pull the us out of the nuclear deal struck in july twenty fifteen but he's decided
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not to certify iran's compliance with the accord iran says the move goes against the spirit of the deal. but he's in kenya have shot and killed at least two people during protests against the electoral commission opposition supporters defied a ban on demonstrations calling for reforms meant fraud in the rerun of the presidential polls two weeks time. and former u.n. secretary general kofi annan has called on me and mountain range of refugees safely return to their homes more than half a million are neighboring bangladesh to escape a military crackdown in northern rakhine state. the new head of unesco is france's former culture minister. she's been elected as the un's cultural agency faces uncertain times with the u.s. and israel pulling out the talks about the reports. she didn't start out as the favorite but at the end of a tense week of voting for audrey as les emerged as the winner. executive board picked the french former culture minister as his new director
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general replacing bulgarian irina bokova as later takes over at a turbulent time for the organization the u.s. and israel say they're pulling out accusing it of anti israel bias. at this time of crisis i think it's more important than ever to invest in unesco supported seek to reinforce or reformers and not to lay her. at forty five as a lay will be the youngest head of unesco she was a cultural advisor to former french president francois hollande before becoming culture minister her father is an advisor to the king of morocco she beat katter's hammered by only two votes her selection has disappointed those who said that after decades of european and north american heads it was the arab world's turn i think this is a disappointment for many many other citizens. i mean. but
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any way. that. she will be doing. for. action. begins her term in office she will face some tough challenges she takes. the critics say is in desperate need of reform and you'll have to work hard to try and heal the divisions. image and not state is central funding the u.s. stopped is eighty million dollar a year contributions in two thousand and eleven of the us gave palestinians full membership israel followed suit and japan also cut funds last year after a different. politicize. what it could do better than it has until now is. divisions that lead to some countries abandoning it bending the ship and leaving it without funding and without
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a consensus you know sco was created in the aftermath of world war two to promote peace through international co-operation in education science and culture some say as a late doesn't have enough experience to resolve its problems others say how youth bring a fresh approach and a much needed change natascha al-jazeera paris. then as well ns will vote in regional elections on sunday opposition parties are predicted to win most of the seats after months of violent antigovernment protests the polls being seen as a test of president popularity to raise about reports from. opposition leaders in venezuela are crying foul they've just been told that more than two hundred voting stations for sunday's local elections have just been. there closing many voting centers around twelve percent of the people in this state have to vote somewhere else and they were only just notified the center was open until last night the
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voting machines were here. now it's closed. and. this is part of a strategy to discourage people in the state of media that has traditionally voted for the opposition to head to the told on sunday. these elections are long overdue they should have taken place in december last year. for models has been taken to the streets to demand elections accusing the government of dismantling venezuelan institutions to hold on to power. government rejects the accusations it's told international observers that everything is on track for the vote. relocating voting centers is completely constitutional nobody is breaking the law it was announced by the electoral council decided is that in the places where there were incidents in the past. and that is legal precedent has said that the governor selected on sunday
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will have to be sworn in and subordinate themselves to the constitutional assembly a five hundred member legislative body that was elected almost three months ago he also said that those who are face to acknowledge it could face dismissal but. that . is illegal because it's election with field with irregularities. for the opposition b.c. lections are a chance to win some governorships and test the ground. scheduled for next year. the government is aware the world will be watching. their using them to wash their face and. there are elections this is not a dictatorship and there is no hunger here when all that isn't. the government election will be free and fair. the opposition will be hoping for some big wins any doubts over the way the vote is run and demonstrators will likely take to
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the streets again. the immigrant freedom party has ended its election campaign with a rally in vienna immigration has been a major issue ahead of sunday's vote the party's leader heinz christian struck her accuse the governing coalition of trying to swap out austrian people for muslims elections being held a year early after the break up of the coalition government of the social democrats and the people's party. provisional results in liberia's election show former football star george weigh in the lead at least a third of those from five thousand three hundred polling stations have now been counted as almost forty percent one his nearest challenger vice president joseph blackie is on thirty one percent it's likely they'll be a runoff next month as fifty percent of the vote is needed for the trip a team of foreign ministers from east africa is in south sudan to help revive the
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peace agreement the deal was signed in twenty fifteen but fighting resumed soon after millions of people have been displaced and more than half the population faces food insecurity morgan reports from the capital juba. the ministers arriving in south sudan known to have got a tough task ahead of them to breathe new life into a time between president salva kiir and opposition leader rick my char in august twenty fifth seen a deal which feel soon after the two men put pen to paper in our mission. is. implementation of the revised process decided by the states joining us. on something different are these three men so far. all the prophecies of the. fighting broke out in south sudan in twenty thirteen less than three years after the country's independence from sudan the greenman signed in august twenty fifteen was intended
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to end the war but less than a year later fighting broke out in the capital juba forcing my char who had returned as first vice president to make and since then the conflict has brought them to governmental authority for development also known as i guess one thousand and two the violent south sudan's government has expressed its readiness for the process but it has concerns we think that we should move forward given over. to god is going to respond to some of the points of those. very technical questions which is why i'm just trying to assess because this commission of both military has witnessed political forces. millions have been displaced after the fighting in the capital last year a famine was declared early twenty seventeen in parts of the country more than six million people have of the population are facing food insecurity and the country's
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economy is hard hit by the war. involved in the conflict is just the first step in revitalizing the peace deal the next step would be bringing them round a negotiating table and that's that may prove more difficult as more armed groups have emerged and they very much were signed. the government has made it clear that it isn't going to start a new peace process to include groups there's a limit to what i get can do. would have. to bring peace to the country nobody can make them the only thing that and any other international party . is the president and bring them together. groups who are in disagreement. or disagreement those disagreements have caused the lives of countless hours to the nice people i get the effort is intended to end the suffering but ultimately it's up to the working factions to put their guns down people morgan on to their own. people in thailand are marking one is the death of king puma upon doing it that
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mourners gathered in prayer at bangkok's grand palace where the late king is lying in state will be cremated later this month marking the end of the official mourning period the king has ruled for almost seventy years more than thirty people have been killed as wildfires continue to sweep through the u.s. state of california is the deadliest series of blazes in the state's history thousands of homes have been destroyed including a mobile home park where emergency personnel are searching for survivors many people are unaccounted for and rescue workers believe the number of dead will rise . we saw over three hundred missing people so we want to get to the target of searches of known missing persons unknown addresses and we can come back to this area and go through again. if we get out of this with two missing people will consider ourselves lucky. now tens of thousands of penguin chicks have starved to death in antarctica and what scientists are describing as
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a catastrophic breeding season is the second bad season in five years for a colony of a daily penguins all but two of the chicks died experts say it's caused by unusually high amounts of ice late in the season with adult penguins travelling further for food or raw downie's head of the worldwide fund for nature's polar programme in the u.k. he says steps can be taken to help their daily penguin colony recover we can ensure that there are no krill fisheries. that overlap with the areas that the penguins go to feed and indeed on monday next week there's a major international meeting and happening in hobart in australia it's called camelot that's the commission for the conservation of antarctic marine living resources and camera considering a proposal that's been put down by a strain and the european union for a new marine protected area which would protect some of the amazing wildlife in
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this area including a deli and emperor penguins the good news is that those same birds will return to the same colony next year and try all over again so whilst it was a catastrophic breeding attempt this year they will try again it early penguins are very hardy little birds no witchcraft in zambia toxic masculinity in south africa and folk tales from swaziland are just some of the african themes at this year's london film festival al-jazeera charlie rangel reports on how filmmakers from the continent are challenging the way africa is seen on screen. it looks like a west in the familiar genre for audiences but five fingers for must say is set against the backdrop of south africa's eastern cape. director michael matthews has dusted down the genre creating something thrilling and fresh. and a little chill why don't we take a picture together look at the camera. another
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african film with a unique style is i am not a witch based on a real witch camp in ghana it's a comment on women's place in society told with humor critics according director one got an irony a new voice in cinema if i if have if i'd been trying out of probably been a different kind of filmmaker in the sense and because i don't know where and i was some things i tend to follow rules like literally sort of been very mature about filmmaking and i'd have been different the london film festival really stands out for its support of african cinema because they put a dedicated program advisor who seeks out new voices from the continent and the films that they find challenge cultural stereotypes and play with new styles of storytelling like an animation from swaziland but the festival's director says they may struggle to be seen by a wide audience i think we live in very difficult times for artists who are trying
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to tell stories that are outside the mainstream and or you have to do is look at the u.k. . overall box office results for example and only three to four percent of the on your box office is made by films in a language other than english even though they actually constitute about a third of the films that are released if you do that you know. you know. defying the odds the wound has been selected for the oscars a gay love story set inside the traditional african practice of initiations. you know the form speaks about things that are really relatable it speaks about not just masculinity but the notions of of i think toxic masculinity. the way in which men. talk to behave. and that is something that is. not just doesn't just impact on men or on closer men or african men but that's not something that affects all of us new talent new styles that will hopefully reach
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a new audience charlie andrea. monday. an exhibition in the british capital is putting a sweet twist on some iconic artworks the london chocolate show that features picture perfect renditions of van gogh picasso and davinci all remagen by master chocolate is its art good enough to eat but the creator sets a medium that presents its own unique challenges as a material it works like that for example but then paint you know it doesn't snap it doesn't break off it's not you know an issue if there's too much he or more cold or down so that's a real big issue so it's about painting with it knowing that you need to finish it in a physical form as well as just looking right. all the news on our website they win is on the screen the address our desired outcome. a quick recap of the top stories here this hour u.s.
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president donald trump has laid out an aggressive new strategy on iran and he didn't pull the u.s. out of the nuclear deal but he decided not to certify iran's compliance with the accord rather says the move goes against the spirit of the agreement. are you worried about iranian missiles what about those weapons you give every day to aggressor countries i know targeting of the oppressed people of yemen with planes and bombs that you built yourself you don't have any protest about those weapons and that's aggression and you targeted our oil platforms you are always the aggressor in this region our weapons our missiles of defending ourselves we have always been determined and today we are more determined to defend ourselves police in kenya have shot and killed at least two people during protests against the electoral commission opposition supporters defied a ban on demonstrations for reforms to prevent fraud in the rerun of the presidential vote in two weeks' time. the family freed after being held hostage in pakistan for five years has returned to canada just
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a boy and his american wife kate and coleman were seized by the taliban linked to carney group while hiking in afghanistan a couple had three children one in captivity. former u.n. secretary general kofi annan has called on me and now to let ranger refugees safely return to their homes well and half a million are in neighboring bangladesh to escape a military crackdown in rakhine state france's former culture minister has been named as you know new director general she succeeds bulgaria's irina bokova at a turbulent time with the united states and israel saying it was draw from the un's agency. venezuelans are preparing to vote in sunday's regional elections for twenty three governorships the opposition parties are predicted to win most seats as president would do or is embroiled in political and economic crises. results in liberia's election show former football star george where in the lead he's the third events from five thousand three hundred polling stations about counted we as
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almost forty percent while his name is challenger the vice president joseph is on thirty one percent is likely to be a runoff next month as fifty percent of those needed the victory but those were the headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera of the talked about a service station that's what. you hear a news coverage of looking for an easy solution we delve deeper from ounces and challenge the status quo join me for a new season of love from at this time. you can. see. the stages now he promised himself to get rid of his country's apartheid system and its nuclear weapons program. those were the two major goals for drink the city for himself as he became south africa's president.

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