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in two thousand and eight out a zero documented a groundbreaking scheme. preparing some of india's poorest children for entry into its toughest universities. ten years on we return to see how the students and the scheme a helping change the face of india. super thirty at this time amount as they are. prism a new treaty for a new iraq britain and france to sign a new border agreement and pledge to hold their historic ties after breakfast.
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alone barbara starr you're watching out there are coming live from london also coming up protests in the kurdish held enclave of syria which turkey says it's preparing to attack the u.n. calls for yemen's main port to stay open for vital aid deliveries when saudi restrictions begin again on friday and that deadly storm sweeps across northern europe killing at least six and leaving tens of thousands without power. u.k. prime minister to resign may and french president manuel de corps have pledged to maintain their nation's close relationship and cooperate on security issues this fight the u.k.'s upcoming exit from the european union across the u.k. for talks with the british leader be meeting at sandhurst military academy west of london with border controls high on the agenda france will also get more funding
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from london to help deal with the number of people gathering in ports like cali to try to reach the u.k. while the british prime minister to resign may says the u.k. remains committed to playing a full role in the security of europe post brics while this summit takes place is the u.k. prepares to leave the e.u. we are and will remain a steadfast partner to our friends. and a strong and deep relationship between the united kingdom and france remains in both our interests. the president and i agree on the importance of the u.k. france relationship not just to our security but to european security. the sit room have smarter and more efficient management of the joint buddha it's a common challenge and we will succeed together on one major point of the treaty consents unaccompanied minors the treaty will mean we can reduce the time frame for those who want to cross the channel that we want to make sure we're treated more humanely we think this will bring about some major changes. which joins us live now
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from the sound first with the two leaders were speaking joel i guess a lot of the things that they announced would sort of heard about before they'd they'd been hinted at what did you make of the press conference in general the tone of the two leaders looking forward to their new relationship post breck's it. what it was an extraordinary sort of expression wasn't it of of deep friendship not just historical friendship but future friendship as well and an expression of those values and ties between two pretty crucial countries in terms of what is going on at the moment in the european union and with breaks it britain of course in negotiations pretty tense negotiations entering now there tensest phase yet to leave the european union france fausta sending with emmanuel mccrone at the helm to being the most important political country alongside germany of course but as i'm
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going to merkel's flame wanes a bit the most important political country in the e.u. and therefore an invaluable ally for britain to hold on to and do what it can to maintain ties with as things move forward now this was a summit ostensibly about defense and security ties as you say a lot of the things we thought would happen did happen border security kalai defense cooperation in north africa and eastern europe and so on but a lot of people said that behind the scenes this was really a diplomatic initiative by britain in this time of difficulty with president and looking forward to what happens after breaks it to try and shore up bilateral ties with an important european country and if this is seen as a success and certainly judging by the tone of that press conference i think it will be it is the sort of diplomatic initiative britain may now repeat with other e.u. leaders as well. it's quite interesting looking at the differences between the two
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leaders on the one hand we have a man who has recently won an election very comfortably seen by many as you know the new real power of the european union on the other hand we have to reason may well has to go through the headache of the brakes and they go see asians as lost in the last election but they do as well in the in the recent election as she would have liked i mean ultimately does the u.k. need france more than the france than france needs the u k. well it was interesting that i mean it was certainly wasn't a meeting of equals was it in a way the summits of this sort under previous administrations back in time might have been seen to have been as you say micron this rising not just to you but world leaders to resume a barely politically stable at home and to the extent that this was a diplomatic foray it was one that britain pretty much undertakes on the back foot the question of who needs whom more i think is an open one is to resume a pointed out upwards of
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a hundred billion dollars worth of trade that these two countries particularly between themselves enjoy not just within not just as the e.u. as a whole but they are neighbors they do share a border they are similar sized countries similar sized economies a lot of what they produce goes to each other so i think they probably need each other an awful lot and to say nothing of intelligence sharing at a time of crisis both countries the subject the target of violent attacks at home with the huge loss of civilian life i would say that this is an enduring relationship this press conference of this meeting this evening certainly laid out if in if you see of detail by both leaders all of the elements of that relationship that they value and want to continue and i think it is fairly self-evident not least because of the geography of the situation as mr pointed out that this is a relationship they both want to endure.
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syria's foreign ministry has told the rest of its affairs this after secretary of state rex tillerson unveiled the trumpet ministrations goals for syria which include keeping u.s. troops in the country for the foreseeable future but let's be clear. the united states will maintain a military presence in syria focused on ensuring isis cannot reemerge our military mission in syria will remain conditions based we cannot make the same mistakes that were made in two thousand and eleven when a premature departure from iraq allowed al qaeda in iraq to survive and eventually morph into isis it was that vacuum that allowed isis and other terrorist organizations to wreak havoc on the country the u.s. secretary of state they will al-jazeera as a senior political analyst marwan bashara says this marks
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a turning point in terms of u.s. strategy. this is a major departure from both the trump administration strategy or speaking of strategic the last year and it's certainly a measure departure from the obama administration's assertive in syria and in the greater middle east. in fact you know one who of course would say that this is well thought through stretches the probably took weeks if not months just like what we've seen the kind of a departure of a new strategy in afghanistan i think now we're seeing a change of policy towards syria so this is not a trump midnite tweet this is the strategy of the united states in syria and it really marks a major departure whereby as we've heard there's going to be an indefinite deployment of u.s. military presence in syria it's going to be a military presence that will push towards the removal of the assad regime in syria
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is going to create a safe haven of some sort whereby it allows for refugees to come back into syria it's going to support a local force notably the white b.g. with a strong kurdish presence and so forth the worst the north and the east and it's clearly going to put iran on notice it's going to confront the new russia iran turkey triangle in syria. turkish military chiefs are in russia seeking support for their planned attack on a kurdish controlled enclave inside syria turkey is not threatening the main area controlled by the u.s. backed syrian democratic forces in the north east of syria but it has said it will attack the enclave around the city of three in the north east of the country though a free is held by kurdish y p g fighters who dominate this eerie and if it's forces russia also has forces in the area stephanie becker reports there from antakya on
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the turkish side of the border with turkish tanks have been massing this week. the turkish army is steadily increasing its presence along this stretch of the syrian border present wretched tired aired one has been threatening to attack the kurdish run area baffling for almost a week now there has been sporadic shelling. inside after the thousands marched on thursday in protest to turkey's aggression how the guardian i see that the goal of this large demonstration is to send a message to the world and especially to turkey concerning the turkish threats we will not be a fright. in the oval office we came here to protest the attacks on offering we will stand by a free and. a free and as one of three autonomy as kurdish enclaves controlled by the syrian kurdish people why do party and its armed when the why p.g. turkey sees the why p.g. is an offshoot of the kurdistan workers' party or p k k which it together with the
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us in europe consider a terrorist organization but the white b.g. has been working with the us to push ice a lot of syria not enough rain but further east of the euphrates river the americans have never had a presence in africa but the russians do and after he has been relatively peaceful throughout this war and it hosts tens of thousands of internally displaced syrians it will like you know africa has been there for quite a long time has never thrown like you know. a serious shortage threats or turkey but they are going to. probably need it this kind of nationalistic. you know and potentially use its military in order to be able to gain more. with the upcoming elections in turkey so i think that the mystic. you know set aside when it comes to actual interaction and into extreme tensions have been stoked further in recent days by the u.s. announcement of a so-called border force which will be based east of the euphrates along the border
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with turkey and iraq and the wifey. will form its back not. a terrorist organization but. it is unacceptable and inexplicably the us secretary of state rex tillerson says it's not a border force the us role has been misplaced trade in turkey is an explanation he says the build up is aimed at countering the resurgence of eisel will be internally focused and is important for the stability of syria however that's not what others involved in syria's war think ankara moscow and damascus have all boys through opposition to the force once again it highlights the complicated nature of syria's war isis been pushed out of most of the territory that it once held and so the battlefield is becoming perhaps even more complicated with each side trying to carve out its fear of influence and it seems the syrians are the ones that hold the
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least sway of all stephanie decker al-jazeera and. the u.n. is calling for the yemeni port of one day that to remain open beyond friday to allow the delivery of lifesaving goods to continue on tuesday the saudi led coalition authorized the ports opening and the use of four u.s. funded cranes to help offload the aid they the handles about seventy percent of yemen's imports but damage from a two thousand and fifteen air strike and the blockade by the saudi led minute military alliance has severely restricted aid axis more than eight million yemenis are on the brink of famine and the country is suffering outbreaks of cholera and syria. is the deputy regional director for the international committee of the red cross in yemen he said the aid is critical to prevent farming. the yemeni population is dependent on eighty. ninety percent of the needs of the yemeni people are sustained for imports and as such. the restrictions on imports prevent the.
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flow of commercial goods and humanitarian aid from reaching the yemeni population so that is where things should be moving on lessening those resources we need more we need less restrictions on imports fuel is key and central for the survival of the population in yemen fuel is essential for the running most hospitals in a system that is faltering only forty five percent of house facilities are functioning today in yemen but fuel is also important for water water pumping stations depend on fuel. sewage treatment plants depend on fuel vehicles that collect the garbage depend on fuel and all of this creates a vicious circle were the population being weakened after years of exhausting their resources and not having any more the capacity of staying will only have more epidemic's like diphtheria coming back to them if these conditions are not treated immediately israeli forces have killed the palestinian man and injured others
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during a raid in the occupied west bank the army says it was searching for a man who killed a rabbi a week ago imran khan reports from near the city of june. this is all that's left after the israeli raid that began on wednesday night three homes have been demolished it's unclear who shot first but a palestinian man is dead and two israeli special forces soldiers are injured another palestinian man remains missing his mother explains what happened was gotten out of the around eleven pm we heard heavy shooting i couldn't tell where but it was close by some me it isn't wanted by anyone he lives a normal life he came home an hour before the race and then left the house telling me so wake him up early when he got back because he had work the israeli army said the palestinian killed was linked to the shooting of a rabbi from an illegal settlement on january ninth the palestinian health ministry confirmed his identity thirty one year old. it's unclear whether he was the main
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suspect in the raid his mother is too distraught to talk to the media his brother voiced the family's anger at having their home destroyed but. this is a policy savage an aggressive policy a policy of terrorism i think they can terrorize us i think they are mistaken palestinians in the occupied west bank are subject to israeli military law which allows homes to be demolished as punishment palestinians are very angry that a man has been killed and houses demolished and they say the israeli army hasn't given any kind of evidence or even due process now the israeli army says the operation is over for now but if it's all on going to find the suspects involved in the killing of the israeli settler rabbi on january the ninth imraan khan west of jenin. still to come on al-jazeera emirates the airbus a three eighty a lifeline with a deal to buy twenty of the double decker super jumbos and will he or won't he
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donald trump denies claims that he's having everything over the mexico war. however still got some rather blustery winds piling into northwestern parts of europe at the moment you can still see this recount which has made its way across the british isles and across the like countries and to germany that's the one that brought these really stormy conditions quite a few trees down power outages and some travel disruption as a result of that looking at a lot of blustery day as we go on through friday but nowhere near as as windy as it has been over the past twenty four i was also temperatures will struggle to get about seven right celsius there for london and paris still space pieces of snow but they also some snow too it's eastern areas now down to the southeast across that this is out of the med it will brighten up nicely the wet weather still me
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a little bit heavier recently now in the process of pulling away what it says showers there into positive rumania easing up into the ukraine further north modify the top temperature in moscow still the snow over the alps the recovering there once again it's to matter what the making its way down across a good parts of france but it should be quater across england wales and scotland as we go on into the weekend but aquatics northern parts of africa quite a keen north of the wind have it was the northeast there's a seventy celsius in benghazi and colorado and a similar value with the cloud and repents. al jazeera explores prominent figures of the twentieth century and how rivalries influenced the course of history steve jobs a much better market to build up on real bad stuff build made
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software what it is to. choose high tech visionaries breakthroughs inspired the digital revolution jobs and gates face to face at this time on al jazeera. time now for a reminder of the top stories on al-jazeera u.k. prime minister to reasoning in french president manuel mccall have pledged to maintain their nations' close relationship and cooperate on security issues despite the u.k.'s upcoming exit from the european union syria's foreign ministry has told the us to stay out over its affairs after secretary of state rex tillerson unveiled
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plans to keep u.s. troops in the country for the forseeable future. and the united nations is calling for the yemeni port of one day that to remain open beyond friday to continue that the livery of life seen in goods. a deadly storm called frédérique is sweeping across western europe at least six people have been killed in belgium the netherlands and germany as gale force winds knocked down trees and left tens of thousands without power catherine stansell has. the storm pummeled western europe with hurricane like force here the wind rips a roof off of a building in the netherlands and peels off the side of a house with severe weather alerts were issued in the netherlands as gale force winds reached one hundred forty kilometers an hour people were urged to stay home for their own safety. those who did venture outdoors were struggling to keep their feet on the ground but it didn't deter this daredevil who saw the high winds as an
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opportunity to go for the ultimate kite surfing experience the storm is causing travel chaos hundreds of flights were grounded and in germany all long distance rail services were suspended due to the danger that trees will fall onto the overhead wires and there's a danger that trees will block routes we know from past experience with extreme with the conditions that it's better to keep the trains in so many stations where we can but to take care of passengers in between stations power outages hit tens of thousands of people in germany belgium and another lands and roads were blocked by fallen trees and debris high wind and heavy snow also hit parts of the u.k. scotland is dealing with power outages and dangerously icy roads but the storm isn't losing strength it's moving across the continent with eastern europe in its sights cap and stance on al-jazeera. a new air bus order from emirates has come to
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the rescue of the world's largest passenger aircraft whose future was hanging in the balance the dubai based airline has ordered twenty airbus a three eighty s. with the option to buy sixty more the emirates is the biggest customer for the super jumbo with a hundred and one in service already and forty one more on the order of the double decker plane has been in service since two thousand and seven but this is its first new order in more than three years the deal worth up to sixteen billion dollars provides. lifeline for the european aircraft maker which had warned they would have to stop production of the a three eighty if the sale fell through well joining us now in the studio is the head of aviation at the university of west london i thank you so much for being with us here on al-jazeera so the first order in three two years i mean and how much trouble was a about speed before this water came in i mean the the airbus a three eighty project itself has been relatively successful it's had about three hundred orders
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from various airlines around around the world over the last ten years and it's a relatively good aircraft you know it's fairly technologically advanced it's coffee the high capacity which works well for congested airports but it is quite an expensive project and it's estimated to cost of us about twenty five billion us dollars and that's you know research development cost production costs etc and to make that money back requires a fairly large and substantial number of orders and that's that's not what it's received we hasn't received as many orders does it so why is it why is the a three eighty basically not being as popular as useful as the company was hoping is a couple reasons for the airlines it's fairly difficult to fill an aircraft the five hundred to six hundred capacity is also a fairly large aircraft and so many airports around the world simply don't have the infrastructure with the ability to handle such a large aircraft i mean even heathrow airport for example has special restrictions
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about which taxi ways it can the operator i suppose airbus obviously must have known which airports would have been able to handle the a three eighty before it started production so if there being any changes perhaps in the way we fly in the options that airlines offer that have also sort of sparrow you know this is all times for the a three eighty year if you look at his biggest competitor it's boeing in the us and boeing seven eight seven dreamliner is and it's triple seven aircraft have been a fantastic success for boeing a lot of airlines like the. type of aircraft because it's fairly flexible in which airports you can use it and the numbers speak for themselves we're looking at about three hundred also what is for the airbus a three eighty and the smaller seven eight seven dreamliner as the orders are nearly twelve hundred i mean you mention the difference between these two planes and their flexibility in being able to to access various airports to those who would have us who are in very kind of the differences between these planes what are the main differences for the passenger
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experience for for example because obviously the double decker it's very visible it and it's huge yes right there is a certain level of prestige in flying in the us a straight i think many passengers have commented that they quite like the cabin space and the the lighting within the aircraft but the other competitors such as the seven eight sevens and the triple seven have also improved that have been the of the is fairly new variants of made i just thought i mean i've never heard anyone say that they decided to fly a certain airline because of the lighting i mean what do you think the priorities are for fourth travelers now that perhaps you know the a three eighty doesn't doesn't accommodate well there was a three eighty it's generally because it's fairly difficult to fill the aircrafts many airlines will operate on a one service per day and what many passengers want is high frequency so multiple flights per day and that enables them to get to their destination particularly business travelers time when they want to and so it's trying to get to a regional airport in
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a part of the world with the airbus a three cannot go other aircraft such as a seventy seven a much better equipped very brief last question do you think it will survive i think is the order announced today will mean that it will survive at least for another eight to ten years but beyond us really need more orders. head of aviation new versity of west london thank you. time is running out for the u.s. congress to pass a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown on friday president donald trump backs a short term bill which the house of representatives will vote on later on thursday and president trump says his plan to build a wall along the u.s. border with mexico has a quote never changed or evolved and now that contradicts comments made by his chief of staff on wednesday john kelly told his phonic lawmakers that some of from cindy gratian views during the campaign were quote uninformed but in an apparent rebuke of kelly trump tweeted that the wall is the wall and it will be paid for by
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make soko john hall holeman is on the mexico u.s. border and sent us this update. this thursday saw another tussle between donald trump and the mexican government the u.s. president claimed via twitter that this country is the most dangerous in the world that such of the not true and that only his proposed will could stop the flow of drugs across the border between the two countries that claims actually very interesting particularly since that the a published report in two thousand and fifteen saying that the cartels move most of their drugs through ports of entry like the one that you can see behind us between on this side and sun diego in the united states the mexican government along with rebutting president trump's claims also said that this was a shared problem that it's not just about mexican supply it's also about overwhelming u.s. demand when it comes to drugs they said as well that they're not going to negotiate
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over social media this of course is part of a wider picture of negotiations between president trump republicans and democrats over government funding and also about migration issues particularly about the dreamers young people that were brought to the united states as children illegally but have been allowed to stay and allowed to work their future at the moment very much hangs in the balance but mexico at this moment is really the unwitting food guy in those negotiations and it doesn't like it pope francis has urged the people of the chilean coastal city to continue to be welcoming towards migrants he made the comments during a homily in which has seen a spike in my going to rivals increase has been so fast there are nearly two dozen slums on the outskirts of the city. pope francis ended his most problematic tour of a catholic country in chile's northern desert city of where the theme was immigration he chose it because it is home to
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a huge number of immigrants especially for me and the libya d.-day he said there he said the. there is no christian joy if the doors are closed to migrants if they are made to feel unwelcome a message directed far beyond chile's borders especially this week when the issue of building walls keep migrants out is again making headlines in the united states . this has been a difficult to put the pope over shadowed by displays of anger over clerical sex abuse at almost every public appearance even after the pope had asked for forgiveness for the damage done to children by members of the catholic church after days of protests even by priests a clearly angry pope finally explained his controversial support for a bishop accused of covering up sex abuses if you are thinking of. proof against bishop by ross then i will speak there is not one bit of proof against him all of it is slander it's not clear. to reshoot but it was also clear is that that is
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not church controversy in strife torn to move goal he called on to lead to end centuries of injustices against the indigenous people while warning radical my pussy groups to abandon violence or risk destroying their just cause. shortly before leaving chile of course through a police officer almost and top of his popemobile the pope got off and rushed to see if the officer was hurt how much the pope's four day trip will really contribute to restoring lost faith in the catholic church here in chile is very hard to measure so soon from here the pope goes to neighboring peru for the second and last leg of his south american journey. before we go let's take another look at the main stories making the news on al-jazeera u.k. prime minister terrorism and french president of a new and have pledged to maintain their nation's close relationship and cooperate
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on security issues despite the u.k.'s upcoming exit from the european union across is in the u.k. for talks with the british leader may says the u.k. remains committed to playing a full role in the security of europe post. well the summit takes place is the u.k. prepares to leave the e.u. we are and will remain a steadfast partner to our friends and allies and a strong and deep relationship between the united kingdom and france remains in both our interests the president and i agree on the importance of the u.k. france relationship not just to our security but to european security serious foreign ministry has told the u.s. to stay out of its affairs this after secretary of state rex tillerson unveiled the trumpet ministrations goals for syria which include keeping u.s. troops in the country for the forseeable future. meanwhile turkish military chiefs are in russia seeking approval for their planned attack on
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a kurdish controlled enclave inside syria turkey says it will attack the enclave around the city over free in the north east of the country tensions have been stoked in recent days by the us announcement of a so-called border force base the round the kurdish y p g the united nations is calling for the yemeni port of a day that to remain open beyond friday to continue the delivery of lifesaving goods on tuesday the saudi led coalition authorized the ports opening and use of four u.s. funded cranes to help offload the aid over eight million yemenis are on the brink of famine israeli forces have killed a palestinian man and the injured others during a raid in the town of janine in the occupied west bank israeli police were searching for the killer of a rabbi who was shot dead a week ago a deadly storm called fredericka is sweeping across western europe at least six people have been killed in belgium the netherlands and germany as gale force winds knocked down trees and left tens of thousands without power that's it for now i'm
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