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this is al jazeera live from london also coming up. saudi arabia says it will reopen some of yemen's ports allowing in not needed aid but the main is still closed. the presence in turkey and russia need to discuss serious war whether the solution is political or military. and the philippine president serenades his u.s. counterpart outside the atmosphere is less us. at least four hundred people have been killed and more than six thousand injured by a powerful earthquake the. struck iran and iraq the u.s.
geological survey puts the epicenter on the border between iran and iraq semi autonomous kurdish region most of the deaths reported so far are iran's mountainous come in sharp province west to tell appears to be sol pulls a hard on the iraqi side there are reports of extensive damage in the nearby town of bomb the car a man can report from baghdad. first responders quickly deal with the wounded in western iran a seven point three magnitude earthquake bringing scores of the injured through hospital doors. i fell from the balcony it was so fast pieces of glass fell on me and hurt my hand. you arrivals from remote towns swell the hospital to capacity the injured continue in ever increasing number as more people are found in the rubble the death toll rises to the earthquake was centered on the iraq iran border near the iraqi town of halabja striking at nine eighteen p.m.
local time the u.s. geological survey immediately issued an orange alert saying deaths and damage should be expected then came the first reports of fatalities on the iranian side of the border in the town of conservation people use their phones to record the devastation early reports suggest eight villages have been damaged by daybreak an estimated seventy thousand people were displaced iranian authorities quickly moved in field hospitals and emergency equipment the country has a history of dealing with earthquakes iran is one of the most seismically active countries in the world several major fault lines across the country and in two thousand and three a six point six magnitude earthquake flattened the historic city of bam twenty six thousand people died although earthquakes are common in iran and here in iraq they're much less common and that's led to a lot of concern from ordinary people who here in baghdad for example experience an earthquake for the very first time. buildings swayed from left to right cars came
to a standstill so there was real concern up in the kurdish reason we also saw shopping malls and homes being evacuated however the real damage the real concern is on the iranian side of the border people have been sleeping out on the streets and it's likely they'll spend another night out in the streets for faye have another earthquake imran khan how does their baghdad. there is correspondent i'm a hundred years only iran iraq border and sent us this update. that we are here in the area. in the southwest of salaam and it seems that this recent earthquake hit this area last night has caused serious damage to the here in the body bridge of the visible large cracks and the manager of the khan said. that the initial estimates show damage is caused to the external face and body of the however he said
that assessing the damage internally would require sensors and special equipment and the order to make up the studies especially arrived from baghdad who are particularly concerned with. another team came from bill too. because he also said that the special u.s. army who specialized in. there are about to arrive at any time in order to assist in assessing the volume of the damage and destruction that affected. the rocks which fell from the east mountains caused huge damage on the to the dam or to the surrounding property is under construction the trauma seems to have made the rocks fall from dismount is spread in this area the
manager said that so far work in that could be ordinary the other problem is the large number of civilians which so far amounted to eight people according to the iraqi ministry of health whereas the number of injured is more than five hundred seven of whom are from this area and the one from diyala which is in the south of this area. they groups are preparing to send much needed supplies to yemen again after saudi arabia said it will start reopening the country's airports and seaports saudi arabia placed a blockade on yemen a week ago after hooty rebels fired a missile at riyadh's the first ports to be reopened include aden with color and. which are controlled by yemen's exiled government but around eighty percent of
yemen's food supplies enter through the port of her data which is controlled by the hoofy rebels the saudi leg coalition says it will stay closed until it satisfy the who cannot use it to bring in weapons there is mohammed zero has more from the port of djibouti. up to four thousand tons of medical supplies as well as the repeated food for yemen's children us stranded in djibouti aid agencies operating from duty saying that they are in a race against time they both want to have more disruption in the provision of aid to the people of yemen especially at the time they need it most well they've been doing is instead of depending on the dolls and and cut off that they have been using for transport aid from here to yemen they're now using viggo ships to ensure that as much aid as possible gets to human however they still don't have the green
light they do not know where they're going to take it so he led coalition has say they're going to open the portal and then on to other small boats in yemen it officials say they're not using those two small outposts because of capacity and they say also taking aid meant more than yemen to i've been in the south will only give them more logistical nightmares as they have to drive this aid through areas held by tribal militias and the fighters and they're calling on the coalition to allow them to land these much needed aid in that part of the data in the more. britain's foreign secretary has apologized to causing distress of the comments he made about a british iranian aid worker jailed in iran means the guardian rachleff was told she could face a longer sentence after boris johnson said she'd been in the country to teach journalism she says she was in iran on holiday it is
a matter of pride that the foreign secretary is refusing to admit simply that he has made a mistake well that i feel bound to say to him that his pride matters not one ounce compared to him and he is freedom so in conclusion after a week of ups office cation and bluster when he finally take the opportunity today to state simply and on the quickly for the removal of any doubt either here or into ron that he simply got it wrong. mr speaker i'm more than happy to say again what i said to the right honorable lady last week that yes of course i apologize for the distress for the suffering that is being forced by the question that i gave that the government believed that i believed that she was there in a professional capacity she was the only holiday. mammals army has replaced the
general in charge of rakhine state where a military crackdown has seen more than half a million range of muslims driven from their homes it's reported that major general has not been offered a new position u.n. officials accuse the army of ethnic cleansing and mass rape in an operation launched in august six hundred thousand to head to have fled across the border to buy. south korea's military says north korean troops have shot and injured a fellow soldier as he tried to defect to the south it happened near the border village of panmunjom he's been taken to hospital in south korea. u.s. president donald trump has met his philippine counterpart at the assy and summit in manila relations between the two countries have been strained since roderigo the turtle came to power he pledged to stand up to washington while fostering closer ties with russia and china but as jamil annan dogan reports from manila to turkey and trump appeared to be developing a cozy relationship. when he was sworn into office philippines president will be
good to talk to says the country will be cutting ties with the united states but now more than a year later and as chairman of the association of southeast asian nations critics a deterrent is now singing a different tune. live. over the years we are going to you know. he promised to pursue an independent foreign policy veering away from the u.s. while building closer relations with china and russia those who want supported him now say deter the strong man image isn't quite what it. really shows the kind of relationship there is between him and trump but with the philippines and the united states it's only your colonial relations all of many is for a truly independent foreign policy independent from the dictates of the united
states of america it's donald trump's first trip to the philippines since he took office security experts say top of his agenda are the growing tensions in the korean peninsula he'll also be meeting with leaders of as he and member states all our diplomatic ties with north korea but have unanimously condemned pyongyang's nuclear weapons program over the weekend three was aircraft carriers carried out joint exercises off the east coast of south korea worrying many here that the situation shows no sign of the escalating the south china sea dispute is also on the agenda together with the growing influence of iceland the region and the ravinia crisis in me and mark the thirty and shop are meeting on the sidelines today a lateral discussion that is making many here nervous but trump says the two countries have a great relationship trump wants glossed over deterred to so-called war on drugs which has led to the deaths of states from its former colony. a dog and i'm just
here in manila. all right still ahead on the program. in brazil why the medical system more than a. global competition set to rise for the first time in four years dashing hopes they hate. how i will start with a quick check on the weather around the quake zone there in iran just around the border with iraq and you can see it does stay dry a little bit of cloud floating through but i think it will be of the weather variety rather think a cloud there into eastern parts of the region so might see some western weather just pushing into the north of pakistan helping to disperse the pollution the smog and the fog that we have here for the higher ground up towards kabul it could even
for as you know for a time cheers are going on into wednesday the wintry mix makes its way further east which is a little cold of a couple around nine celsius iran iraq staying dry and settled in the south whether standing right across into the advance of beirut getting up to around twenty three degrees in the sunshine plenty of sunshine across the arabian peninsula just notice a little bit of cloud across northern parts of saudi arabia here in doha temperatures at about thirty one degrees so quite a keen breeze a little bit of lifted dust and sand said the possibility over the next day ourselves suspect those winds falling a little lighter as we go on through wednesday meanwhile we see some very heavy showers into eastern parts of south africa plenty of clouds showing up on the satellite picture here a little bit of wet weather to extending its way into mozambique with a chance of showers for zimbabwe.
send much needed supplies to yemen again after saudi arabia said it will start reopening some of the country's airports and seaports. u.s. president donald trump says he has a great relationship with the philippine leader or griego deter. summit in manila it's not clear whether trump raised the issue of human rights violations. the head of the maronite churches loud landed in the saudi capital riyadh amid speculation he may meets with the lebanon's prime minister aside hariri also weak a spokesman for patriarch bashar rice said he received a positive response from saudi arabia over a possible meeting between the two is believed the patriarch would deliver a message to the kingdom that lebanon quote cannot handle conflict hariri announced his surprise resignation more than a week ago from riyadh prompting reports he's being held against his will. lebanon's president says he's happy to hear that prime minister saad hariri will be
returning to beirut soon and is considering taking back his resignation hariri made the comments in an interview in riyadh on the sunday following that announcement of his resignation the instability in lebanon has sparked fears of a wider conflict with israel paying especially close attention as hari forces reports from west jerusalem. israeli troops rehearse another war with hezbollah these exercises the largest in one thousand years took place in september two months on some are wondering whether lebanon's political crisis might set the stage for the real thing this causes are going to have great concerns over the developments in the middle east the fact that the prime minister has fled to another country obviously looked destabilization in lebanon and there were already several areas of instability behind those fears and the extraordinary events of the last ten days which have seen the lebanese prime minister side hariri summoned to saudi arabia and announce his resignation and the leader of hezbollah accuse the saudis of declaring war the israeli media have been full of speculation about the
intentions of the saudi crown prince mohammed bin simon one theory is that he's trying to destabilize lebanon in order to spark a war in which israel would defeat hezbollah and deal a blow to their common enemy iran even if that theory were correct there's little sense among analysts here that israel would at the moment be willing to play along it will certainly be an enormous test at an early stage of the recent warming in relations between saudi arabia and israel. not least because since the last lebanon war in two thousand and six hezbollah's soldiers have been battle hardened in syria and its missile arsenal has swelled in size range and destructive power on the israeli side defense minister avigdor lieberman has repeatedly this year promised that in any future conflict israel would seek a decisive clear victory all of which would risk a largescale conflict than eleven years ago just because both sides have incentives not to go to war doesn't mean they're not going to go to war all it takes is one
miscalculation of you know from one side that the other responds to and then there's a response to the response and back and forth and all of a sudden you're fighting a war that you didn't want i really gave a t.v. interview on sunday raising the prospect of his return to lebanon and even to office if he's uneasy partners in power hezbollah stopped intervening in the war in yemen is a sign at least of a potential deescalation in a crisis being watched intently from israel are a force that al-jazeera west jerusalem. i saw fighters have recaptured the city of albo kemal close to the border with iraq just a few days after the government and its allies took control of it is thought i still fighters have been hiding inside tunnels in the heart of the city which was ice a last stronghold inside syria airstrikes on a market town in a rebel held town in northern syria are reported to have killed at least twenty one people the syrian observatory for human rights says three strikes hit the countryside town of that. was not yet clear who is responsible for the strikes.
well the war in syria is expect to be high on the agenda in the russian city of sochi that's where president vladimir putin is holding talks with his turkish counterpart rajat type thirty one before flying to saatchi dismissed suggestions by the u.s. and russia that they can be no military solution to the war in syria saying if that were true the two countries should pull their troops out is going to start to speak to al-jazeera correspondent rory challen so rory they've met what four times already this year these two leaders why is this meeting taking place. well this is taking place because these two leaders are essentially trying to patch up a relationship that has been badly damaged in the last couple of years two years ago almost to the day of the turkish shutdown a russian warplane over the syria border that sets off a whole chain of recriminations and responsive measures russia basically almost
completely severed contact with turkey put in loads of economic embargo and sanctions pulled back from infrastructure projects and that sort of thing so the relationship really really sank to a significant low since then there has been an apology of sorts and the two leaders have been meeting many times to try and get things back to how they were so they talked. in the sort of preliminary statement before disappearing behind closed doors for their meeting about how cooperation in syria kind of laid the grounds for a more optimistic view of the future they have been co-sponsoring the star on a process along with iran which is essentially put in place all these deescalation zones in syria so they're quite pleased with how that is going they're also talking about the re establishment of economic ties most to russia's trade embargoes and
restrictions have been lifted now and then in the background there's also this weapons deal that's bubbling away turkey is buying the four hundred missile system of russia it's a sophisticated piece of kit it's much to the chagrin of turkey's nato allies which don't like this deal at all but it's almost completed according to the turkish so the two leaders in the two countries have been moving cases together over the past year or so but it has to be said the president outlines not entirely happy with the situation certainly in syria as regards both russia and the united states. no as you are saying just there. and had a press conference before he left for russia earlier in the day and he was saying what he's saying he's trying to get his head really around was trump and putin said together in a joint statement on saturday which was that the syrian conflict has no military
solution well i don't think he has a problem with that statement itself but he's thinks that this is contradict the contradictory and hypocritical essentially if these two leaders think that the the syrian war has no military solution why have they not pulls their militaries out of syria why are they still operational there so he's got a problem with that he also i think has problems with the way things are panning out on the ground in syria the situation particularly where there's a particular very complicated part of the syrian war taking place we have the free syrian army which is backed by syria squished into gether with much more hard line elements like groups that are affiliated with al qaida and the group that used to be called al nusra and now turkey has been trying to sort of split those elements apart parts there are still regime air strikes ongoing which turkey has it doesn't like and then there's a perennial problem of the kurds which for turkey is
a significant national security issue russia has a dialogue with the white p.g. turkey considers the white b.g. a terrorist group so that's another of the issues that i think is going to be addressing here in plenty of issues to talk about those two leaders said you have more from rory in the coming hours thanks ali. now this year's world council leaders summit in mexico city aims to find a coordinated response to what is being called the spiralling cancer epidemic the focus will be to ensure infrastructure is in place to reach millions of sufferers in urban areas such as the brazilian city of rio de janeiro. reports. ten year old there needs his mother's help with his studies beyond his fighting breast cancer which appears to have spread to her spine hit a muscles. she's not sure since she's been waiting for more than a year for
a full diagnosis the struggle against cancer exacerbated by a battle to get where did you nearest public health system to work for. my stay more just i'm more afraid of the national health system than i am of my cancer the bureaucracy is so slow everything you need a biopsy and a visit to the oncologist it takes so long. brazil's national of britain is off this is the health ministry has cut funding to rio's hospitals by thirty five percent this year the office last week will use this footage from one of the city's biggest cancer treatment hospitals patients can wait weeks for a bed equipment is damaged and there's a shortage of both staff and medicines in this hospital forty percent of patients had their chemotherapy perspire on because drugs were not available at all minot out of firstly they have to increase their health care budget especially for cancer treatment for example cancer medicine is one hospital accounts for sixty percent of the budget the budget needs to be more responsibly managed. brazil's national
cancer institute is considered one of the country's best but even here patients complain about delays. i need to be receiving chemotherapy or radiation at the same time because they can't operate on me but they haven't been able to start the radiation yet i don't know why maybe the lack of space i don't know but i don't have access. be as family and friends paid for one examination she desperately needed it cost more than the hoff they're unwilling to reveal the cancer had spread possibly because of the delay in treatment i lost my mother eight years ago to the same illness she was treated in another hospital and i saw her struggle i wish i hope with all my heart that things will be different for me i want to show that people with cancer can be cured and if you shout for your rights you will receive the treatment you should. many like her in similar situations is running out there
hope is a global conference being held a long way from home can help solve the crisis on their doorstep. al-jazeera. zimbabwe's top military general has called for an immediate end to the purges within president mugabe's ruling party last monday mcgarvey sacked his long time ally the vice president anderson. accusing him of disloyalty he also warned he was planning to get rid of others in a rare statement to the commander of zimbabwe's defense forces so the instability was causing anxiety in the country and that the military would not hesitate to step in. australian m.p.'s have been given three weeks to prove they do not hold dual citizenship following a scandal that's led to the government losing its majority prime minister malcolm turnbull's conservative coalition has lost two members including the deputy prime minister as a result of the crisis m.p.'s from several parties were forced to resign or were
dismissed in recent weeks that's because australia's constitution bans jule nationals from sitting in parliament andrew thomas explains more from sydney. this is australian prime minister malcolm turnbull's attempt to put an end to all can only be described as the jewel citizenships saga that has completely dominated australian politics for the last few weeks it was last month of course that australia's highest court threw out five. from parliament for being jule citizens even though they claim they didn't realise they were the high court interpreted the constitution in a very strict way since then other m.p.'s to reveal that their parents or grandparents were born in other countries and have stood down from parliament because they also think that they might be dual citizens well malcolm turnbull is saying but every politician now by the sum of the first half of the clare where they were born where their parents born and where their grandparents were born and if any of those people were born outside of australia that politician has to prove that they have renounced any potential citizenship he is desperate the prime
minister to stop this dominate sing the political cycle into a mixed year as well as the end of this. now carbon emissions are projected to rise for the first time in four years according to scientists global c o two emissions had classloader over the last three years leaving the hopes they had peaked but in twenty seventeen they're set to rise by about two percent globally according to a report by the global carbon project presented at those climate talks in bonn is mainly due to china whose emissions are expected to rise by three and a half percent it is the world's top carbon emitters responsible for almost thirty percent of the global total followed by the us at fourteen percent and india with seven percent well glenn peters is their research director for the center for international climate change research china in particular is pushing up emissions the large block of developing countries are pushing up emissions and the declines
in the u.s. and you're not sufficient to bring to offset those increases in other countries this essentially means that we need policies to lock in the gains that we've had in the last few years which is car assume that emissions will stay flat in the head or go down. reminder of the top stories on al-jazeera at least four hundred people have been killed and more than six thousand injured by a powerful earthquake on the iran iraq border on sunday it cause widespread damage in both countries with tens of thousands forced from their homes on the iraqi side the most extensive damage was in the town of daraa banda carm in the semi autonomous kurdistan region but most of the deaths reported so far are in iran's mountainous come in sharp province al jazeera correspondent on the sunday sent this update from the iran iraq border. that we are here in the area of. in the southwest of. it seems that this recent earthquake that hit this area
last night has caused serious damage to the here in the body bridge of this there are visible large cracks. of the. said. that the initial estimates show damage is caused to the external face and body of the. groups are preparing to send much needed supplies to yemen again after saudi arabia said it will start reopening some of the country's airports and seaports but the main supply routes the port of her data will only reopen once the saudi led coalition is satisfied the who cannot use it to bring weapons saudi arabia place a blockade on yemen a week ago after he fired a missile at riyadh the u.n. is warning vital stocks the fuel vaccines will run out by the end of the month and seven million people are on the brink of famine. u.s.
president donald trump has met his philippine counterpart of the afghan summit in manila said he has a great relationship the thirty although it's unclear if you raise the issue of human rights violations. turkey's president is in sochi for talks with his russian counterpart vladimir putin with the war in syria expected to dominate the agenda before flying to sochi dismissed suggestions by the u.s. and russia that there can be no military solution to the war in syria. and those are the latest headlines here on al-jazeera more for me in about twenty five minutes time inside story is next. is this