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all in pretty good shape but it's apparent this year needs to be very carefully managed as multiple threats begin to loom on the horizon. stories generate thousands of headlines. three different angles from different perspectives. that russia was responsible for the separate the spin from the facts that's why on god's. the misinformation from the journalism the issues here go far beyond one data mining company and one election with the listening post on al-jazeera getting to the heart of the matter if. the bill calls you today and says let's have talks would you accept facing reality what do you think. there are two people the peace for unification is the only option for south korea hear their story and talk to al-jazeera.
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what do you have a better option i don't see the french president on a mission to urge donald trump to save the iran nuclear deal. you're watching al-jazeera live from our headquarters here in tow also coming up the last surviving suspect of the twenty fifteen paris attacks a verdict on the shootout that led to his arrest. president says he will drop plans to change the pension system after days of violent protests. and police released pictures of the suspects in the killing of a member of hamas we have an update on the investigation from.
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the french president's heading to the u.s. determined to convince donald trump to stick with the iran nuclear deal emanuel macron says abandoning the agreement could lead to a north korea style standoff mccraw made the comments in an interview with a favorite t.v. network of the us president fox news out of the three day trip trump has a three weeks to decide whether to follow through with repeated threats to walk away from the twenty fifteen agreement. what do you have as a bigger option i don't see. what is a what if scenario or your plan b. i don't have any plan b. for nuclear against against iran so that's a question we will discuss but that's why i just want to see on nuclear let's preserve this framework because it's better than a sort of north korean type of situation so again i'm not satisfied with the situation was iran i want to fight against ballastic may find i want to
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contain their influence in the region so my point is to say don't leave now. as long as you have not a bitter regime for nuclear and let's complete it with benefit me sign an original containment while the strong or poor between mccraw and trump will be tested on iran as well as other key foreign policy issues can be help from the white house. no european leader enjoys a better bond with u.s. president donald trump than french president emmanuelle. mccraw has carefully cultured their relationship inviting trump to paris for bastille day celebrations playing to trump's well known admiration for the military the result troubles consulted with matt on the telephone with an any other world leader that ross says he even managed to convince trump to prolong u.s. involvement in syria. president trump was saying the united states of america had
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a duty to disengage from syria i assure you we have convinced him that it is necessary to stay for the long term the white house denies shifted in syria position iterating trump hopes to soon withdraw u.s. forces. arrives in washington on monday for a three day visit which includes tribes first state dinner as president. his influence over the u.s. president will be tested on issues ranging from syria to the future of the iran nuclear deal. iran maintains it's in compliance with. the twenty fifteen agreement which the u.s. signed with iran and european allies makarov favors keeping the deal as does german chancellor angela merkel who also visits the white house this week the iran deal was one of the worst and most one sided transactions the united states has ever entered into but trump has vowed to withdraw by mid may unless european allies fix
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certain aspects of the agreement including improving inspections of iran's nuclear programs so far that hasn't happened trumps recent appointment of john bolton to national security adviser and his nomination of mike pompei oh to be secretary of state both of whom have criticized the agreement have caused even more concern about the deals future in less than a month donald trump must decide whether to allow iran sanctions to be put back in place affectively killing the deal that makes the influence of emanuel macro and angle a merkel pivotal in ensuring whether or not the iran agreement remains intact kimberly help at al-jazeera at the white house ok let's get more on what the french are expecting out of this visit by emmanuel micro-life not to paris my colleague david chase david could this be seen in france as the beginning of a new special relationship perhaps. well i
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think everybody might say this is an odd couple both psychologically and politically both men are described as mavericks they have common interests because of their respective positions but there's little common ground between them i think what's happening is the fact that because the british prime minister to reason may who's supposed to have that special relationship has been buried by briggs it and also the german chancellor angela merkel has spent six months trying to form a grand coalition so that's left a vacuum of leadership inside the european union and president emmanuel mackerel has leapt into the gap with alacrity but as to how far he can actually achieve anything there's a great skepticism here in paris about the fact that he he might be like tony blair getting too close to president trump and getting very little in return and that
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that relationship which he is developing could end up politically tarnishing here here here in paris his image and his policies and of course he's got so many fights on his hand in paris anyway but he still believes that he can persuade the president trump to try and accommodate in many areas the european union's point of view david thanks very much. ok we have a development story for you coming to us out of the belgian capital brussels the paris attack suspect up islam has been found guilty of quote an attempted terrorist murder during a shootout in belgium in twenty sixteen natasha butler is our correspondent following that one for us this is just developing as we come to natasha just get us right up to speed what else do we know. well that news has just come in actually as you've been speaking to that has been
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found guilty of attempted murder in connection with that shootout with police which took place back in march twenty sixth day now we don't know yet the sentence that he will be given we're waiting to hear that but he was facing up to twenty years in jail as was his codefendant sophia and i hear now i dislike is not in this court here in brussels he decided to stay away those were the words of his lawyer and that really wasn't much of a surprise because back in february when he was on trial. decided to only attend on the first day he made it very clear indeed that he thought the whole trial the whole process was something of a false he said the muslims are rarely judged fairly that silence would be his defense and that he wasn't going to answer any questions and just remind us of the timeline here natasha this is not the nov twenty fifth dean attacks in the french capital because the slums name was in the frame is in the frame for those as well
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that was the better clan theater attack. that's right and this case here in brussels is linked to this police shootout. and his codefendant sophia and i hearing now that took place in march twenty sixth seen here in brussels and at the time was one of was well i should say he was europe's most wanted man he was on the run off to the paris attacks which took place in november twenty fifth now at the moment i will learn about this verdict from his cell he is in a jail in france a high security prison and he's on twenty four hour watch in solitary confinement and he is there until the trial into the paris attacks which is expected to take place next year in twenty nineteen now so far i've disarm has refused to answer any questions when he has been interrogated by french investigators will be interesting
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to see now if that changes but judging from his attitude when he was in the belgian court in february of this trial it would not be surprising if he wished to remain silent going forward so just to sum up for us and what happens to him and his kohak used over the coming year or two. also given his kohak he has yet to be given his sentence we're still waiting for that to be handed down by this belgian court whatever happens he will remain in belgium likely you would imagine that he would also face a sentence as for solid decide he will remain in jail in france he will remain there until that trial into the paris attacks those attacks which took place on the event twenty fifty one hundred thirty people were killed sala up to slum is the only surviving suspect the township thanks very much. we move on and
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eleven successive day of antigovernment protests is now underway in the armenian capital of an up to one hundred thousand rallied on sunday demanding the resignation of the prime minister. the former president of the past ten years is accused of a power grab and corruption three leading opposition politicians are under arrest charged with mass disorder. the death toll after an airstrike by saudi forces in yemen has now risen to at least twenty a wedding party was hit it happened in the western province of hugger more than a dozen others were injured who the rebels say another attack earlier on sunday killed six people the u.n. has criticized the saudi led air campaign for killing big numbers of civilians another two palestinians have died from wounds by israeli fire during protests on the gaza border at least thirty nine palestinians have now been killed in the four weeks of demonstrations against the israeli blockade two more protests are planned for friday palestinians are calling for a u.n. investigation into israel's tactics of shooting unarmed demonstrators. to
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nicaragua where the president daniel take a has withdrawn the proposed pension reforms that sponsor wave of violent protests killing twenty six people dozens of shops in the capital monocular. as the protests enter their fifth day the police have been criticized for their heavy handed response including the use of live ammunition a journalist was among those killed in clashes and helga horner who shot dead while reporting live on facebook one of his colleagues blames a government sniper john holeman from mexico city no. it was a surprise announcement president daniel ortega coming out to say that he was canceling changes to the social security system in nicaragua and the payments that people and companies would have to make into that system it comes after five days of protest which have spread not just to the capital but other cities now why did president take a make that announcement well he's come under pressure not just from the united
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states and the european union but also from the u.n. and the pope they've all expressed concern about events in the country there's been concern also within the country about the heavy handed tactics that people have said the police have used against the protesters there have been multiple deaths including police officers and there are also been many injuries now the question will be if president taker's climb down is going to be enough to stop the protests they've become about more than just the issue of the social security payments but about the legitimacy of the president himself n.g.o.s and analysts have been saying for quite some time that the president's been seeking to undermine democratic institutions to hold on for it to power not just for himself but also for his family his vice president is also his wife and this student led movement there
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really driving this that's been going out into the streets have been calling. into question this government president otay go along with the so it's a carrot that he offered in terms of the social security payment also offered a sort of stick saying that if the protests do continue that the police and the authorities will be acting within the law he said to stop these protests he said such things happening in our country this can't carry on still to come here on al-jazeera. familiar face at the top of the hour avoid politics but his victory margin is a surprise. plus we meet the chicago beekeeper producing honey where you would least expect it when we come back. from cool brisk knows in few weeks. to the warm tranquil to this of southeast
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asia. we will find normal service resumed across europe now the heat wave is in the process of diminishing really quite quickly but a cloud started to spill its way in from the atlantic cooler air coming in behind so this succession of weather systems are rolling through so temperatures in london most trouble to get to the mid teens is because on through the next couple of days sixteen self-styled monday fourteen degrees as we go on into what shoes day so sick at ten degrees also lower than the sort of temperatures we did see on sunday quite cold as well up into the northeast and conus temperatures around twelve recesses there for moscow botches everybody eight celsius there on monday a cool crisp day should we call it lots of sunshine still plenty hate into central pa still some lively showers started to ease their way in is that bad of rain pushes in from the west so twenty four bill in twenty one as well into paris but those temperatures fall back further as we go on into choose to
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a little bit of wet weather just around northern parts of italy the outs pushing over towards the balkans a little bit of wet weather to a little bit of cloud there into that western side of the mediterranean that could bring some time weather in this recall one through the next. temps just knowledge of around twenty nine degrees celsius there's your pat it's cold and wet eighteen. there with sponsored by the time release. rewind returns with a new series that can bring your people back to life i'm sorry i'm brian new updates on the best of al-jazeera documentaries there has been a number of reforms put in christ since the pride graham was filmed rewind begins with mohammed at the gym when i was in libya i was the global the plus and no i'm like any other student i was very fortunate to be awarded another scholarship rewind on al. zero.
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recapping the top stories for you so far this hour the last surviving suspect in the twenty fifteen paris attacks has been found guilty over the shooter that led to his arrest the verdict was handed down by a court in brussels where the twenty eight year old son up islam engaged in a gun fight with the police he was part of the group that attackers of the attackers that killed one hundred thirty people in paris the french president emanuel mccraw has urged the u.s. to stand by the iran nuclear deal president donald trump of threatened to walk away from the agreement my craw arrives in washington later on monday. nicaragua's president daniel ortega has withdrawn proposed pension reforms that spawn to wait for violent protests dozens of shops in the capital and will do cheat on the fifth day of demonstrations. helped by
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a booming economy the conservative candidate mario abdul beneath says a power acquires governing colorado party has narrowly defeated his opposition in presidential elections the group has dominated the country's political landscape for more than seventy years. has more now from neighboring argentina. you know outcome was never room in doubt. this is called out of party has governed paraguayan for four years since nine hundred forty seven his father his private secretary the long serving dictator of put it all stood as no surprise was that the margin of victory was not as great as suggested by the opinion polls. he left then one must talk i do you know point out why i hold my dear paraguayan here and i will not bring dishonor i will honor would. a transparent honest administration and with the character to confront the vices that destroy the hope of our nation it doesn't
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matter who the adversaries of our people are the adversaries of the people are going to be the adversaries of the next president of the republic of paraguay. it's not clear which bursaries he's referring to paraguayans economy especially agriculture is growing with a more than a quarter of its nearly seven million inhabitants live in poverty and the landlocked country in the heart of south america it is little known by its neighbors and less so by the rest of the world the defeated candidate is hoping to tackle that situation do you think that nationally i think your second i handle international relations so i know about your concerns you don't need to worry our international relations are in very good hands hands for that will also different human rights you will face the defense of freedom her dog you know me this is not just a speech this is my life testimony i don't trick nor negotiate the outgoing president . was prevented from changing the constitution to allow him to stand for reelection
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by the electorate often suspicious of its politicians that invested in democracy after generations of political turmoil followed by a brutal dictatorship. the truth is that the people are very hopeful about these elections because we are dealing with an exorbitant amount of corruption where the parliamentarians themselves have committed gross acts of corruption in these elections we hope to establish a better future for the country because lately we've been disappointed with the government's economic plan. we are living through total uncertainty we are voting for change for hope although there is complete uncertainty about the candidate's proposals let's see what happens. the newly elected president known as modi go to his followers takes office in order he's promised to continue driving economic growth while opposing social change that's is the legalisation of abortion and same sex marriage i think that the majority would like paraguay just the way it is then
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we find out what a side of. the first three presidential debates in mexico has taken place with drug related violence and trafficking being the top talking points the front runner and leftist candidate. has been defending his idea of an amnesty to fight drug violence proposing to speak with everyone to tackle rising crime other candidates to criticize the proposal saying oprah door is siding with criminals. yamani. it has been claimed that i want to release all criminals from prison and that i've committed a crime what i consider is that we have to tackle the origins the causes of violence come about is kind enough for me how are you going to explain to families that you want to sit down with these criminals and hold dialogue with your ambition to power in your fear of losing again you have become a pop at the criminals i will put them in jail. believes in police really sketches of the key suspects in the targeted death of a hamas member two motorcyclist fled the scene on saturday after the thirty five
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year old fuddy el bunch of palestinian academic an engineer was shot and killed in a residential neighborhood in kuala lumpur his family says israel's intelligence agency mossad is behind the death florence louis has more from kuala lumpur. malaysian plays don't yet have the names of the two suspects but they have released computer generated images of the two men based on eyewitness accounts there's distributor these images at various checkpoints throughout malaysia to try and nab those two men should they still be in malaysia now the police also say the two men are thought to be about one hundred eighty centimeters tall fair skinned believed to be off middle eastern or european descent they were at the scene of crime and fled on a motorbike a high powered motorbike police have narratives down to two possible models photos of which were also distributed or released at a press conference on monday and they've also appealed for members of the public to
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come forward if they have information about the two that are postmortem on fire has now been completed and fourteen bullets were recovered police say he died of multiple injuries to his body and head the bullets will now be sent for firearms and ballistics analysis to try and determine the type of weapon that was used the police chief did not say who is suspected of being behind the killing a father but a couple of days ago the deputy prime minister who is also the home minister of malaysia said he believed the suspects are thought to have links to a foreign intelligence organization. south korea says it stopped propaganda broad costs across its border with an all set of this week's into korean summit it's an effort to reduce tensions on the peninsula and create a peaceful atmosphere for discussions on friday if you know with more for more than two years south korea has used loudspeakers at the border to play messages about
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democracy news and even k. pop music into north korea the propaganda campaign has angered the government of kim jong un which tightly controls the information it allows its citizens to access north korean soldiers have even shot at the speakers in the past south korea has used them on and off after south korean soldiers were injured in a landmine incident at the border in twenty fifteen and again in twenty sixteen after north korea's fourth nuclear test well now in the latest sign of easing tensions south korea says it will stop broadcasting propaganda into north korea ahead of the historic summit between president mungy and kim jong un on friday south korea welcomed news over the weekend that north korea would stop its nuclear and missile tests and shut down a nuclear test site south korea hopes that the meeting on friday will lay the groundwork for a summit between u.s. president donald trump and kim jong un well after initially welcoming north korea's
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announcement donald trump now has tweeted a more cautious message saying we are a long way from a conclusion on north korea maybe things will work out and maybe they won't only time will tell. well staying with diplomacy on the korean peninsula al-jazeera has been given rare access to the north korean capital pyongyang our diplomatic editor james bays has been speaking to north koreans about what they think of donald trump and the summit he is supposed to hold with their leader kim jong un. this is one way north koreans relax at the weekend. the last few days have been a diplomatic rollercoaster because people enjoy the fun fair in pyongyang they're unaware of much of what's happened ordinary people have not been told the cia director came his secretly that their leader is negotiating with the u.s. all that he's planning
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a face to face meeting with the country's sworn enemy donald trump when you ask people here about trump they tell you what they've been told repeatedly in the past by the state controlled media from my mum every korean gets furious when we hear what trump says he threatens her dilate the entire korean nation is even human he is a wolf. down by the river they were playing volleyball. this is where i met a young medical student. i don't have a. five year old american people but the american government i hate american imperial. material. while. all the korean people. at the prison. no date venue has yet been set for the meeting between supreme leader kim jong un and president trump one
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report says the u.s. leader would like to meet him alone with only interpreters diplomats here of told me that would give kim who knows the nuclear issue intimately a big advantage kim jong un is half the age of donald trump but he's already run this country for more than six years and while the trumpet administration's policy on north korea has evolved during more than one year in office the north korean leader has built on the nuclear strategy he inherited from his father and from his grandfather james berry's al-jazeera pyongyang. the syrian government has continued to pummel a suburb of the capital damascus to force i saw fighters they've agreed to leave the southern enclave but they are yet to surrender the area they occupy which includes the yarmouk palestinian refugee camp is one of the last in the capital that hasn't fallen to pro-government forces. thousands of nurses in zimbabwe sacked
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after going on strike have been told by the union to go back to work their hopes negotiations will now resume with the government fifteen thousand nurses were fired after walking out of public hospitals a week ago calling for better wages and better working conditions they're still waiting for a court to decide whether to reverse their dismissals. young nigerians have taken to social media to criticize comments president mohammad to be made about their work ethic he told a commonwealth gathering in london that young nigerians feel entitled to do nothing since they live in an oil rich nation estimates say about half of nigerian use are either out of work or underemployed. and i but i mean i do with the look look in. my deliberate. but. i didn't look if you're. lazy i mean not doing anything
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is because they have been being empowered is because you haven't provided what is required to empower and enjoying working and more about every young person is this we are very very innovative people we come up with ideas and come up with things we create. not being the life and. everything out of nothing. in nigeria well the earth day has passed but in the u.s. city of chicago beekeepers is still doing their bit to ensure the planet's most important pollinators don't die out today will meet bill whitney who tells us why he's drawing honey bees to the top of skyscrapers. i'm bill whitney i'm a beekeeper i take care of honey bees i'm skyscrapers in chicago the community in chicago the beekeeping you know it's the mall and so there are
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a handful of us that everyone seems to know about and i'm one of them we're talking about tall buildings here in illinois that their flats and room were flat and so we think that honeybees well they've got to go out and plant but if you go into the western states like california and you just hike in yosemite mountains you go down in the valleys there's honeybees down there you go all the way that the top acquital into a fifty story building and there's honey bees up there and they're travelling up and down that mountain as the flowers are marching up and down the mountain in this case we've got a green roof top and honeybees are very opportunistic if there is a blossom and there's nectar to be gotten it's going to that blossom the honey that the bees produce here in the city on top of these buildings is identical to the honey that is produced out in the suburbs twenty thirty miles away and you can have garbage everywhere you can have can some pop everywhere honey things aren't going
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to go anywhere near them they don't care about they don't want they're going to go directly to the flowers and only visit flowers we have a spring we have a midsummer we have a fall honey and they're distinctive they taste differently this than given that way because of the vegetation. welcome if you're just joining us you're watching al-jazeera live from doha today with me peter w. headlines so far the last surviving suspect in the twenty fifteen paris attacks has been found guilty over the shootout that led to his arrest the verdict was handed down by a court in the belgian capital brussels in the last half hour where the twenty eight year old sell up to slum it was in a gunfight with the police he was part of a group of attackers that killed one hundred thirty people in paris war from the top who's at the court in brussels. we don't know yet the sentence that he will be given we're waiting to hear that but he was facing up to twenty years in jail as
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was his codefendant i was sophia and i harry now i dislike is not in this court here in brussels he decided to stay away those were the words of his lawyer and that really wasn't much of a surprise because back in february when he was on trial. decided to only attend on the first day he made it very clear indeed that he thought the whole trial the whole process was something of a false he said the muslims are rarely judged fairly that the silence would be his defense and that he wasn't going to answer any questions the french president emmanuel mccall has urged the u.s. to stand by the iran nuclear deal president donald trump has threatened to walk away from the agreement micro arrives in washington on monday the nicaraguan president daniel ortega has withdrawn proposed pension reforms that sparked a wave of violent protest dozens of shops in the capital monocular were looted on the fifth day of demonstrations the governing party candidate has won paraguayans presidential election mario benito's from the colorado party took more than forty
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six percent of the vote however the result was closer than expected with his main rival winning close to forty three percent in his place to support the pro-business policies of the outgoing president a racial carter's the police similes you have really sketches of suspects in the targeted killing of a member to motorcyclists fled the scene after the palestinian engineer was shot in kuala lumpur on saturday israel denies the intelligence agency mossad was behind the death of those are the headlines up next it's rewind also use a bubble. a cost a trade war a real war and rising debt find out why the i.m.f. and the world bank a warning of risks to the global economy what saudi arabia is ideal oil price and the castro era ends in cuba but an economic blockade remains. on the.

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