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ambitious endeavor to create drought proof crops amazing to think that the plan b. sort. and the international efforts to combine the pests the threats and so they bring in there's an. office just like a doctor write your prescription you're doing the same thing here you're writing a prescription for the farmer and six blows inspiring advances to farming for the future. it will be the largest famine the world to see for many decades. with millions of victims a dire warning from the un as the situation worsens in yemen due to the blockade by
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the saudi led coalition. i'm richelle carey this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up. charles out the red carpet for donald trump as the u.s. president seeks to push beijing to do more to rein in north korea embattled british prime minister theresa may loses her second cadmus cabinet minister in a week is pretty patel quits over secret meetings and israel and spreading it there europe's biggest butter consumers but french shoppers are now facing a nationwide shortage. the un's aid chief is warning that at the seidler coalition doesn't allow aid access to yemen the world will see the largest famine and decades he's been discussing the dire humanitarian situation that's being worsened by the saudi
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blockade imposed by the by the military alliance with saudi full fuel. and food short prices are skyrocketing the crisis is being described as catastrophic but more let's get our diplomatic editor same space at the united nations chains. but there is no ambiguity here the words are very very stark now coming out of the u.n. what are you hearing yes absolutely what we've had since the saudis imposed this total blockade on yemen not allowing any humanitarian aid in we've had the u.n. i think trying three days of quiet diplomacy not saying too much to condemn the saudis in public they have very much now changed tactics what we heard from the u.n. humanitarian chief after he brief the security council he came out and spoke to reporters and gave this dog warning of what could happen unless those
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measures lifted and five particular steps that i'm going to run through are taken. there will be a famine in yemen he will not be lying in the famine that. we saw in south sudan earlier in the year where tens of thousands of people were affected. it will not be like a family in which cost two hundred fifty thousand people their lives in somalia in twenty eleven. it will be the largest famine in the world to see for many decades with millions of victims so james what is the u.n. actually doing to go with the public warnings in admissions they're giving. well certainly i think from the u.n. secretary out the warning is a very big deal i don't think that the humanitarian chief says something like that
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it is we assumed completely true but he doesn't say it without very carefully thinking about the diplomatic and political consequences the secretary general of the united nations spoke to the saudi foreign minister earlier on. just a few hours before the security council meeting and he clearly told the saudis that unless this blockade is lifted we're going to say very strongly what it will mean for the people of yemen the security council of course is the body that can take action under the u.n. charter the security council heard that very same warning it was made behind closed doors to the security council before mr low cock came out and brief reporters now after the security council meeting the current president of the council the italian ambassador came out and spoke to us and it's clear that the security council has decided not really to change its position we heard very carefully constructed
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statement in that statement there was strong condemnation of the missile that was fired by the who theories but then when they talked about the humanitarian situation and the blockade barely mentioning the country that was carrying out the blockade it seems there are some on the security council who do not want to anger saudi arabia and for now they are being very careful what they say ok james is liable james thank you more now from a hommage am jim on the situation on the ground in yemen. in yemen's capital lines to buy petrol grow longer as fuel prices rise higher having jumped more than sixty percent in recent days the result of monday's announcement from saudi arabia that it would block all yemeni air and land routes as well as sea ports in response to a missile attack from across the border earlier this week residents of sanaa
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already accustomed to a humanitarian crisis in their country that seems to grow more dire every day are angry i get even inside you know this is a humanitarian crime they are exterminating the yemeni people and no muslim should be doing that these are unjust operations but it's not unexpected for those who kill children to close some ports. the price of cooking oil has also spiked this temporary interruption of supplies in yemen is coming on top of an already catastrophic humanitarian situation we shouldn't forget this the population is already reconned the population already lacking cope and lacking basic essential services ranging from food medicines medical services water and sanitation everything there is also growing worry about how the blockade will impact efforts to combat yemen's cholera epidemic with more than nine hundred thousand suspected cholera cases and over two thousand deaths since the outbreak
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began in april the world health organization is calling on saudi arabia to allow for the flow of medical aid into the country. back in sanaa where even before this latest crisis it was difficult to obtain vital commodities the sense of outrage is deepening the lot can not be closure of the land sea in airports and yemen is considered a huge injustice towards yemenis hardships mount for a population as weary of war as they are depleted of hope. christine bakaly is a yemen researcher a human rights watch she says it's up to the u.n. to put pressure on saudi arabia to act. well from our end listen the u.n. security council met today to talk about the humanitarian situation in yemen and what we said which which i feel very strongly about is that the u.n. security council already has a mechanism for sanctioning people in yemen who are committing gross violations and one of those violations is the obstruction of humanitarian assistance so what we're
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saying is ok u.n. security council you already have means and ways to make it very clear to the parties to the conflict be it the saudi led coalition or the forces that if they obstruct and there will be clear and concrete consequences and far past time they did so because you have people in the government of the u.s. or the u.k. or france sort of issuing road recitations of concern but not actually following up on that so it's not enough for the u.k. or the u.s. to say we're worried about it and yemen at this point it's up to the members of the u.n. security council and particularly those allied with saudi arabia to be using all the leverage at their disposal to be pushing these people to actually make changes to the ways in which they're fighting this war and certainly for them to stop it puting even access again as we saw sort of very dramatically in terms of the saudis announcement on monday that they were going to try and close all entry points to yemen iran's president hassan rouhani is warning saudi arabia that it will achieve
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nothing by threatening his country it's a latest salvo in the escalating war of words between tehran and riyadh and it's not just again in the middle it's also levanon says the lebanon they script which is backed by iran has committed acts of aggression against it but iran says saudi forced the resignation of lebanon's prime minister saad hariri monday to have never seen in history so far a situation whereby a clue tree interfered with the affairs of another country like this bringing on his soil a leader from another country and keeping him of course we do not know whether he has stayed willingly or whether they kept him against his will but they forced him to resign and told him what to say this action is on preset and that in the history of our reach. the tensions a lot of the people. are reports from they were. posters are springing up with messages of support for sidle happy and has been for days since he announced his sudden resignation from the saudi capital this neighborhood in the
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lebanese capital beirut is one of the strongholds. returns to the country. we hope the government functions again because people put off their plans like buying a car out of no one knows what tomorrow will bring. regardless of whether they support or oppose her decision to step down people here are worried the resignation is linked to the saudi iranian rivalry in the region past attempts to weaken iran's lebanese ally hezbollah has led to violence. the news of the resignation it was just like when his father was killed there was a political earthquake there could be an attack he wanted to return already people are complaining that the pace of the economy has slowed down in a country already struggling with financial problems. but the resignation is linked to regional but it's affecting us from the first day our business suffered we need
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a new solution to save the. saudi arabia has made it clear it intends to confront iran and it seems it will start in lebanon. knows what saudi arabia will do next there will be a war but they can't for example the tens of thousands of lebanese working in the gulf. saudi arabia no longer considers hezbollah as its only enemy but all those who don't go away and take action against the group. so resignation was a saudi move against has the law it brought down a government riyadh considered too close to iran now saudi arabia wants lebanese leaders to sideline and curb hezbollah's powers but that is easier said than done hezbollah is a powerful political party with an armed wing stronger than the national army lebanon has seen turbulent years political crises wars late last year there was
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a rare deal between saudi arabia and iran to leave lebanon at the sidelines of their power struggle that deal is now a thing of the past and tangling lebanon's future with a deepening regional crisis senator bayh goot syria's army as well as militia from iraq have surrounded the eisel control town of. it's located on syria's border with iraq and is eisel last urban area and the region this video released by press syrian government media shows fighting in the surrounding area on saturday. the international criminal court wants libya's. to hand over one of his talking manders to face war crimes charges mahmoud all were folly is accused of being responsible for the executions of thirty three people between march and july of this year and i.c.c. prosecutor has asked the u.n. security council to support her demand and send a warning to libyan war criminals that they are not beyond the reach of the law.
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the red carpet treatment set for to continue for as president donald trump in china on wednesday chinese president xi jinping took him out a grand tour forbidden city a city welcome to the capital's great hall of the people and about an hour ahead of talks on trade and security for korea is also set to dominate the agenda points china to apply more pressure on pyongyang over its nuclear weapons program adrian brown has more from beijing. exactly a year to the day that he was voted into office president trump arrived in china the country very savaged throughout the presidential campaign when he called china a currency manipulator and said that china was raping the u.s. economy all that though was forgotten on wednesday afternoon as president xi jinping and his wife a score to the trumps around the forbidden city one of the most popular tourist attractions in china a chance perhaps for president xi to remind donald trump the china was once the
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center of culture and civilization president xi very much wants china to be center stage in global affairs and top of the agenda of course is going to be north korea and the feeling that the united states believes china could be doing more to rein in its china will be pointing out that actually it's done a lot in the past few months to tighten the financial news around. early next year the north korean firms operating in china would have to cease business north korean workers would have to leave the country and of course china has been enforcing u.n. sanctions against north korea trump wants to ensure that there's no backsliding by the chinese and of course there's your shoe of the trade deficit the fact that china exports far more to the united states than the united states sends the other way also trump wants u.s. companies to have more access to the china market particularly tech companies like
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the. facebook and twitter who are still locked out of china it's very important that these two men get along because the decisions they make will ultimately affect all of us so head on al-jazeera but climate change causing melting sea ice and permafrost a village in canada is being cut off from the outside world and i would be coming selfie obsessed the pope thanks so that's message to snap at the followers coming up. from dusky sunsets if you disproving savannah. to sunrise atop an asian metropolis. however we've got more very pleasant sunshine across a good pos of southern china a little bit of cloud on dry and that still continues to drive its way into coastal fringes of vietnam pushing up towards the southwest of china and the sweater weather well that will spread up towards shanghai as we go through friday well
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heavy downpours coming into shanghai should stay last fight and dry for much of five twenty three sales just a guy with a lovely weather that for hong kong had around twenty nine degrees. over the next day i'll say but some very wet weather coming in his little clutches storms are rolling towards central and northern parts of the philippines and that will produce some very heavy downpours has to go on through the next day or so whether it's coming in across a good pos of southern vietnam easing i was towards the gulf a ton of them that alone make its way a little further west which is we go through the next douse a really heavy downpours there for the philippines as we go on throughout the course of friday the next twenty nine for manila in the cloud and the right in the cloud and right well that also stretch this way into the goal into the out of the say pushing of which will southern parts of india yet again. a little dry though for chennai it's go through the next couple of days so a fair amount of cloud around here on thursday but by friday it should be bright
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watching al jazeera let's recap the top stories right now the u.n. has warned the saudi led coalition it will cause the world's worst famine in decades unless it lifts a blockade on yemen fuel and food prices have skyrocketed since saudi arabia stopped and borders iran's president is warning saudi arabia it will achieve nothing by threatening his country rouhani is accused of meddling in other countries affairs including the resignation of lebanon's prime minister. us president donald trump is in beijing and the third stop of his twelve day asia tour is expected to ask china to put more pressure on north korea over its nuclear weapons program. the u.k.'s embattled government has suffered yet another blow the resignation of a second cabinet minister within a week international development secretary predicts house stepped down after it was revealed she failed to disclose meetings with israeli officials while on holiday but also her actions have fallen below the high standards expected of her position
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they've parker has the details from london. priti patel arrived at the back door of downing street her government career hanging by a thread the international development secretary was hold back from an official trip to africa to face her boss prime minister to resign may moments later patel resigned. she was forced to apologize on monday after holding twelve secret meetings with this radio officials including prime minister benyamin netanyahu or while she was meant to be on a family holiday to israel in august it also emerged she discussed giving some of britain's aid budget to the israeli army to help wounded syrians being treated in the israeli occupied golan heights for wednesday its surface patel had visited an israeli field hospital in the area despite protocol against british officials traveling there the u.k. doesn't officially recognize israel's presence in the territory land seized from syria in the one nine hundred sixty seven war for the revelations followed including details of more undisclosed meetings between patel and two israeli
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officials in september the al-jazeera investigation the lobby recently revealed close links between israeli embassy officials and conservative members of parliament. a report in the jewish chronicle claimed the british government knew about patel's meetings and that she was instructed not to declare them to avoid embarrassing the foreign office downing street says the claims are false the departure of priti patel now leaves to resume a with one less ally in government patel head back to reason may in her bid to become prime minister she's also a firm euro skeptic a keen breaks it without her to reason may could struggle to deliver on her key breaks it promises without any strong central control people are just making policy on the head and departments and it seems very clear that cabinet responsibility has it to some extent broken down and unless steps are taken to restore it
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she's in government but not in power at london's madame tussauds a serene looking waxwork of the prime minister's receiving final touches the real mrs may's battling multiple crises several of her cabinet ministers have been embroiled in sexual harassment scandals and the foreign minister boris johnson is under fire for misleading comments the could extend the jail term of a british citizen imprisoned in iran but tells downfall divert some attention away from johnson but many are wondering how long to reason may keep a brave face need back out jazeera london. spain's constitutional court has officially and all the catalan parliaments and dependents declaration the ruling was issued as independent supporters blocked roads and some public transport routes into barcelona or new parts of catalonia to a standstill they want the region's jailed leaders to be freed spain's central government has assumed control of catalonia forcing leader. to flee to belgium.
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india's capital new delhi is choking under a blanket of toxic smog that's for schools to close with residents advised to stay indoors if they can pollution levels in the city measured at the u.s. embassy are now forty times the world health organization's safe limits of embers cooler air is trapping pollution at street level the us state department has mocked syria's does decision to sign up to the paris climate agreement and believes the u.s. is the only country in the world that's not part of that accord but serious move has been praised at the u.n. climate summit in germany to formally submit its climate change plan climate leader some around the world are drawing up a rule book for the paris accord. and the effects of the world's changing climate are especially obvious in the northern parts of the globe across the top of north america average annual temperatures are rising at more than twice the global pace and the canadian seaport of churchill floods and melting ice have severed
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a railroad that is the communities only land link to the outside world daniel lack reports here we are still in good. dave daley loves his thirty six dogs they pull sleds during the winter and take tourists on a thrilling ride through the forest but without a train to deliver the dog food is paying five times more to feed them it's not a viable economic proposition most of the businesses and turtle are trying to figure out ways how not to lose too much money this year if the train doesn't get restored or the rail line doesn't get restored who are afraid that we're going to be losing some businesses here in turtle canada's most northerly rail line was built ninety years ago to get grain from its western prairie's to a port on hudson's bay thousand kilometers of track was cut through forests across rivers and along frozen stretches of sub-arctic tundra fierce storms and floods earlier this year devastated the rail line cutting churchill off from the rest of
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canada a stranded passenger train had to be loaded onto a ship by cranes a port that one ship canadian wheat to the world lies rusting abandoned through this belt system here that many now question whether a miracle of one nine hundred twenty s. engineering can withstand today's sinking permafrost and other changing conditions we're all going through this climate change period that we need to deal with and so we all governments need to really invest in that you know we're doing our part you know has a community a small community in northern cal we know what's going on so we're pretty critical in kind of climate change while there are disputes over who is going to repair this line if anyone there's little doubt that warming temperatures and changing weather patterns here in the north have turned canada is only northern seaport into a town with a very uncertain future these days tourists are pretty much the only source of income up to ten thousand a year come to see polar bears but melting sea ice and warming have cut the local
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bear population thirty percent in three decades researchers warn that worse is to come. polar bears are just a messenger of what. for all of us you know if we're ok poor bear what's going to happen to the rear of the road not good for up here there's no debate climate change is real rapid and may soon be uncontrollable of steps aren't taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in places far away from this unique landscape daniel. you're churchill manitoba venezuela's constitutional assembly has passed a law clamping down on media freedom and allows prison sentences of up to twenty years for anyone who incites hate or violence through t.v. radio or social media president nicolas maduro and his allies frequently accuse the opposition of promoting hate under the new law the state can also order media
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outlets to broadcast messages it says promote peace large cruise ships are to be banned from passing by venice as iconic st mark's square in a bid to protect the lagoon ecosystem the italian government invitation to regional officials agreed to reroute the vessels to a nearby industrial port over the next three to five years they hope to balance the area's fragile environment with the city's economic need for tourists and maritime jobs. but francis is chastise worshippers who take pictures with their cell phones during mass saying they should be lifting up their hearts to god instead later the roman catholic church has previously urged the faithful to be more spiritual and his priests and bishops to be more humble after his election in two thousand and thirteen pope francis said it pained him to see priest driving flashy cars and using the latest smartphones the pope has driven around in a ford focus and is not known to have ever used a cell phone in public since he took up the role. hey question. the priest during
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mass says lift up your hearts he does not say lift up your cell phones to take pictures it's a very ugly thing it makes me very sad when i celebrate mass here in the or in the basilica and i see so many cell phones held up not only by the faithful but also by some priests and even bishops please the masses not so sure it's a meeting with the passion and the resurrection of our lord that's why the priest says lift up your hearts what does it mean so remember no self. something to think about france's most famous museum now has a namesake and middle east french president my role model and join leaders from across the region to inaugurate the louvre of a job in the united arab emirates one point two billion dollars deal to share the name of the art of the loop has been ten years in the making and museum is intended as a bridge between east and west housing buddhist christian islamic and jewish artifacts . france is suffering its biggest butter shortage since the end of the second world
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war choppers are facing empty shelves with stocks reaching critically low levels the french are the world's biggest consumers of butter and some disgruntled customers are blaming the shortage on rigid government regulations that us about one has a story a few things or is french as close as customers come early to this fakery in paris to buy them warm from the oven most say it's the butter that makes them so tasty so rising butter prices in europe is worrying because in france. the cost has doubled but we can't put our prices because the customers won't understand class on some pastries are part of daily life so if you raise prices will lose business global demand for butter is soaring as tastes change but milk supplies in europe have decreased forcing up prices and feeling a shortage it's a color recruits hastur fee for the french who eat the most butter in the world and nationally i'm still managing to find some but even if there is not much in the
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shops we love the taste of butter especially when it's organic and delicious france is suffering shortages because of the rigid rules that govern food supply suppliers and supermarkets decide prices annually in february so supermarkets are refusing to renegotiate until next year analysts say retailers in other countries like germany adapt by paying and charging more in other countries in europe the price. of stronger prices the prices negotiator there. the case for example in germany it's dairy farms like this one in normandy that supply the milk used in france is famously creamy parter. what most dairy farm is a saying is that they have been forgotten in this crisis they haven't seen any benefit from the high above her prices on what most tell us is that they're still
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selling their milk at the same price as they did thirty years ago. manual gavel says pharmacy fed up with seeing others in the industry profit. it is a real concern we should about a shortage in the shops but we farmers are not being paid more after some tough years we need more financial help there is obviously a problem between suppliers and shops but when will farmers get their share of the pie france's government has called on all sides to in the past a crisis at its promise to help farmers get better paid for their produce manual hopes that looming pharmacy like him will be able to make a fairer living. al-jazeera and cool cool france. let's recap the headlines right now on al-jazeera the un has warned the saudi led coalition it will cause the world's worst famine and decades unless it lifts
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a blockade on yemen heel and food prices have skyrocketed since saudi arabia stopped all imports they flights have been prevented from landing and those measures lifted and five particular steps that i'm going to run through are taken. there will be a famine in yemen. he will not be lying to the family in that. resort in south sudan earlier in the year when tens of thousands of people are affected. he will not be like a family in which cost two hundred fifty thousand people their lives in somalia in twenty eleven. it will be the largest famine in the world to see for many decades with millions of victims iran's president is warning saudi arabia it will achieve nothing by threatening his country hosmer honey has accused riyadh of
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meddling in other country's affairs including the resignation of lebanon's prime minister the international criminal court wants a libya's renegade general khalifa haftar to hand over one of his top commanders to face war crimes charges mahmud or folly is accused of been responsible for the executions of thirty three people between march and july of this year and i.c.c. prosecutor has asked the u.n. security council to support her demand u.s. president donald trump is in beijing the third stop of his twelve day asia tour is expected to ask china to put more pressure on north korea over its nuclear weapons program u.k.'s international development secretary predict to tell has resigned after it was revealed she failed to disclose meetings with israeli officials while on holiday tells her actions have fallen below the high standards expected of her position spain's constitutional court has officially in all the cattle on parliaments and dependents declaration the ruling was issued as an dependent
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supporters blocked roads and some public transport routes into barcelona many parts of catalonia to a standstill they want the region's jailed leaders to be freed. those are the headlines the news continues right here on al-jazeera after inside story keep it or . it was a decision that shocked many indians the year ago prime minister narendra modi withdrew several high denomination bank notes as a way to combat corruption but as he succeeded and what's been the forelock for the economy this is.

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