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it could be the biggest land grab in history. as powerful nations lay claim to territories under the oceans twenty one geologists are secretly plotting new borders. as the struggle for resources intensifies some of the world's most powerful scientists speak out. oceans manakin on a. one of the really special things about working for al-jazeera is that even as a camera woman i get to have so much empathy and contribution to a story i feel we cover this region better than anyone else working for us as you know is that it tends to leave out of it but the good because you have a lot of people that if i did on political issues we are we the people we live to tell the real stories are just mended is to deliver in-depth journalism we don't feel inferior to the audience across the globe.
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iran construct of a bomb iran crossed a red line benjamin netanyahu warns iran and syria as president bashar al assad that israel will strike if attacked. come on peter w. watching officer alive from a headquarters here in doha also coming up around fifty people are dead after kenya with rescue workers desperately searching for survivors. the world's oldest elected leader takes over in malaysia and promises to help a formal opponents he once put in prison. were raised in argentina as the country goes back to the i.m.f. for a loan to avoid another economic crisis. israel's
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prime minister benjamin netanyahu says his military will attack any nation targeting his country including preemptive strikes it follows israeli claims that it's destroyed most of iran's military infrastructure in syria in a wave of strikes early on thursday in response to alleged iranian attacks on the occupied golan heights. stock of a bomb iran crossed a red line our response was appropriate the israeli army carried out a broad strike a very broad strike against iranian targets in syria i sent a clear message to the assad regime our action is aimed at to rein in targets in syria but if the syrian army will act against us we will act against it or a force that reports now from the occupied golan heights on that israeli action. cockpit video from israeli warplanes is they carried out the largest and most
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prolonged air strike in syria since the start of its civil war israel says it hit dozens of iranian military targets as well as five syrian anti-aircraft installations israel says it was a response after iranian forces launched twenty rockets at israeli targets in the occupied golan heights we have made it very clear that we are here to defend ourselves those who started this round of violence were the ring ins who attacked israel we responded accordingly and we are now waiting to see how the iranians will respond israeli forces in the occupied golan heights were on alert for any further response at the same time local residents were told to go about their business as normal schools were open no restrictions placed on large gatherings israel says of the twenty rockets that were fired towards the occupied golan heights from syrian territory they all either fell in syrian territory or they were intercepted what followed was a massive and prolonged response from the israeli armed forces a real escalation in the kind of force that israel has so far been prepared to use
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within syria it's a message to deter any further such action and it's also making the most of an opportunity to do as much damage to rein in forces as possible israel's government has long warned of a growing threat from iranian bases and missiles inside syria it seems to have decided to act sooner rather than later and. we have of course hit all the infrastructure not all but almost all of the iranian infrastructure in syria they must remember the saying if it rains here it will pour over there and i hope that we finish this chapter and that everyone got the message. syrian state media said syrian air defenses it inserted most of the incoming rockets over the capital damascus but also confirmed that a radar station and a weapons storage site was struck. with iranian state television said syria had given a quote crushing response to. israeli attacks the strikes were carried out hours
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after israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu was in moscow saying he'd come away confident that russia would not prevent what he called israel's freedom of action a day later a different tone from the russian foreign minister. that we see this is a very alarming development we believe that all issues must be resolved through dialogue during our multiple contacts with the leadership of both iran and israel including during yesterday's meeting between putin and netanyahu we underline the necessity of avoiding any actions that might be seen as mutually provocative. for now this latest flurry of cross border violence has subsided but all sides are aware that a new bar has been set for its intensity that it could all too easily rise again are a force at al-jazeera in the occupied golan heights well iranian m.p.'s have denied that iran was behind the attacks on the golan heights the senior politician telling al-jazeera that israel is fabricating the nature of iran's involvement in syria as in basra the reports now from tehran. senior leaders in tehran were silent in the
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immediate aftermath of cross border strikes between syria and israel that israel blamed on iran instead we heard from m.p.'s members of iran's parliamentary commission on national security and foreign policy an influential body of government in the country one m.p. flatly denied iran's involvement saying it was syria rightfully responding to repeated attacks by israel another m.p. speaking told us here on the homage of our jamali said that israel was fabricating the nature of iran's involvement in the country. in accordance with international laws we have a presence in syria but there is no specific iranian military base there we may have a presence in some syrian bases for kind of consultative training so israel's claim is devoid of truth jamal he also had a warning for israel saying that the days when countries in the region did not respond to acts of israeli aggression are over so much as we have a remark from the supreme leader that the era of hits and run has gone before the
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iranian revolution and even until recently israel attacked syria several times bombed them bombed military bases to avoid direct syria chose self-preservation even iraq in the saddam era israel hit the atomic power plants whenever the zionists wanted they would break the sonic wall and attack the south of lebanon and syria iraq and other countries so far they haven't seen any response but recently they saw the f. sixteen shut down syria stood firm despite being weakened by seven years of civil war so because of that they have been considerably frustrated they are accustomed to being invaded and they never receive response be sure that if confrontation occurs surely the country who would be damaged the most is the zionist regime jamali added that he hoped the actions taken by israel by launching missiles at syria would eventually result in the liberation of the golan heights very strong words coming from iran's parliament and no matter what iran senior leaders say in coming days two things are certain that this represents
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a dangerous escalation of the syrian conflict where iran is heavily committed and it comes at a sensitive time in the region when iran is backed into a corner with the devolution of the nuclear deal earlier this week. bahrain has expressed support for israel's attacks inside syria on twitter the foreign minister said as long as iran has destabilized the status quo in the region and has exploited states using its missiles and power any state in the region including israel has the right to defend itself and destroy the sources of danger the u.s. and the united arab emirate governments say they've disrupted a large network for smuggling funds to another branch of iran's armed forces the u.s. says smugglers used companies based in the u.a.e. each funnel millions of dollars to iran's revolutionary guards could force its impose sanctions on six people and three companies the u.a.e. has put those sanctions on its so-called terrorism list. the syrian army is pushing
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ahead with its campaign to clear pockets of territory held by what they say are terrorist groups south of the capital damascus now this footage from state t.v. is said to show regime forces patrolling a neighborhood near the yarmouk camp that area is still held partly by rebel fighters and also what i saw. in the syrian president bashar al assad has denied in a new t.v. interview that his forces were behind a chemical weapons attack in duma last month more than forty people were killed in the area which was held by rebels at the time but is now under government control denied his military has chemical weapons we don't have any chemical arsenal things we give it up in two thousand and thirteen and. the international agency for chemical. weapons made investigation of this and it. it's clear or documented that we don't have rescuers in kenya are searching for survivors after a dam collapse there killing at least forty nine people with many more still
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missing the disaster happened in the rift valley which is about a hundred fifty kilometers north of the capital nairobi the dam burst on weapons day washed away almost an entire village under simmons no reports. it was fast and unforgiving the dam burst released a surge of water that took homes and lives with it there was no warning and it happened in darkness this is the scene hours afterwards they're searching for a man one of dozens of people many of them are children the sprawl of daybreak is where families once lived whole hung's swept away from the air you get some idea of the scale of this tragedy the dam is almost fully drained downstream the waves of floodwater gained momentum and later spread out inflicting much more devastation over a wider area. along straight from the dump down stream we're also
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looking for the families that they were missing hoping that christening. yes charles kim or no already knows he's lost a family member his sister fifty year old nancy moon this was her home. to what we heard about the flooding came to look for my sister we looked everywhere we only found her body hours after the water receded trying. to help. bernard mankato works at a village clinic he's trying in vain to clear things up. i lived here with my colleague there were many houses around us and this is where many people were swept away the dams main purpose was irrigation of a large flour farm investigators will want to know what type of fortifications had been used and other dams in the area are being checked. this tragedy has really
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brought it home just how dangerous these continuing rains are making it for kenyans right across the country the rainfall is the heaviest for two decades and it proves beyond all reasonable doubt that the infrastructure of this country simply can't cope. the kenyan red cross is describing the floods which started in march a national disaster it says that aside from all the lives lost the number of people now homeless has reached three hundred thousand andrew simmons al jazeera there is a county in kenya lazies new prime minister has been sworn in after a remarkable election victory come back the ninety two year old martin mohammed is back in the job he once held for twenty two years and becomes the world's oldest elected leader when he reports now from kuala lumpur. it was a long day for mahathir mohamad has he waited to be sworn in by the king of
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malaysia as prime minister for the second time the ceremony was expected the morning after the election but following apparent delays it happened a few minutes before ten in the evening so. mild a month afterwards he spoke of the achievement and what's to come and. to say. thank you for those supporters there was excitement with disbelief that malaysia was finally seeing a change in government after sixty one years in power by the ruling very son coalition. struggle for more than their teachers government and it is a big problem mission. gives you know it's the story of the followers i
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think. i think everyone will have on this moderate say this. could be regarded as the puppet master of malaysian politics. in wednesday's election he defeated the party he used to lead it's now led by now the politician man had a hand picked to be prime minister and is now in brule in a corruption scandal niger denies involvement. here is now in coalitions with anwar ibrahim the departing prime minister he sex in one nine hundred ninety eight and where is serving a five year jail sentence for sodomy charges he says are politically motivated mahathir says he'll seek a royal pardon for and which may allow him to become prime minister within two years leading up to this farce and on election day when it became clear that this was going to be a close race there was concern about exactly how this would unfold depending on who would win. would there be protests or violence on the streets there's been no sign
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of that instead only celebrations. the delays to the swearing in ceremony would have created a few nerves within the government in waiting and its supporters fearful of last minute tricks ruining their party but the transition was smooth which in itself is remarkable given the high stakes the characters involved and their intertwined history wayne hey al jazeera kuala lumpur. still to come here on al-jazeera donald trump reveals when and where he will meet kim jong un and welcome home american prisoners from north korea. also ahead how the u.k. has finally apologized for a man illegally kidnapped by british spies and sent to libya where he was tortured by colonel gadhafi security services.
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how you might briefly see if it is snoop on this forecast we don't see snow or haven't done the last couple of weeks after a very cold winter in the u.s. so we've got the central plains briefly showed up as cold enough on the northern edge. seems across surprised to me less surprising they'd be for the rockies where rain occasionally shows itself as snow that's true in the next couple of days but otherwise it's quite a quiet spring this should be deep into tornado season so far it's not when the top we've had some big thunderstorms to the south really we're talking about jamaica cuba the bahamas or t.v. and the clouds not dispersing there are still more thunderstorms to come i think will be more focused on florida and cuba than elsewhere and then come across towards the yucatan and daily shasta seem likely in mexico less so than of late down here guatemala nick you argue and specially into palomar and then of course through south america you get the seasonal rains which means drive through most of brazil and improving in argentina the showers have gone cooled down but the sun's
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welcome back you're watching al-jazeera live from doha let's recap your top stories so far israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu says his military will attack any nation targeting his country including preemptive strikes follows israeli claims that has destroyed most of iran's military infrastructure in syria in a wave of strikes early on thursday in response to alleged iranian attacks on the occupied golan heights. a search and rescue operations underway after a day in central kenya police say they've recovered at least forty nine bodies but that more people are still unaccounted for after an entire village was swept away. i'm lazy as a new prime minister twenty two year old mohammed is back on the job oneself the twenty two years on weapons day he led the opposition to an unexpected victory in parliamentary elections he's now the oldest elected leader. so the stage is now
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set for the meeting between donald trump and north korea's kim jong un the u.s. president took to twitter again to announce the date and the venue for this is story gathering saying it will take place in singapore on the twelfth of june the u.s. leader said both men aim to make the meeting a very special moment for world peace later mr trump addressed supporters in indiana where he spoke about the forthcoming summit. so the relationship is good and hopefully for all of us for the world hopefully something very good is going to happen and they understand it's very important for them it's important for everybody so japan and south korea china everybody i think it's going to be a very big success but my attitude is and it is it is ok if it is it is not a you have to have that because you don't know we're not. to be walked into or to
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read where negotiators john kerry refuse really. well mr trump's announcement of the summit details came just after he personally welcome toby three americans freed by north korea seen as a goodwill gesture by pyongyang john hendren from washington. the white house is calling it a victory for the world three american citizens were released from a north korean prison president trump threw some happens when he said kim jong un really was excellent by releasing those three men that struck a lot of americans in a bad way they have not forgotten the story of auto warm beer an american citizen who was returned to the u.s. from a north korean prison in june in a coma and died just a few days later the senate minority leader chuck schumer said it is no great accomplishment of kim jong un to do this and when the president does it he weakens american foreign policy and puts american citizens at risk around the world there
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is a long history of hope and then disappointment in meetings between the u.s. and north korea but president trump considers himself a deal maker his critics would say he is a deal breaker after pulling out of iran's nuclear deal in the paris climate treaty but trump fancies himself a deal maker we will find out after june twelfth whether he's able to make a deal on north korea with kim jong un the goal the white house says is the complete denuclearization of the korean peninsula the world health organization says it's recorded two confirmed cases of the a bowl of virus and thirty probable suspected cases in the democratic republic of congo the country's health minister says one person has died of the virus but the sea declared a new outbreak of ebola on tuesday after tests on two patients near the remote town of be called room came back positive michel it bellus. a sober address to the democratic republic of congo and beyond ebola is back but here
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dear compadres since tuesday may eight the democratic republic of congo is facing a pedantic of a bowl of virus disease that constitutes an international public health emergency. healthful flora she's only confirms the outbreak on tuesday they were alerted when news traveled from the remote village of because to the capital kinshasa that seventeen people had died in the last five weeks from symptoms aligned with ebola outbreak declaration occurred after the lab results confirmed two cases of a bowl of the world health organization is working closely with the government of the d r c to rapidly scale up its operations and mobilize health partners using the model of a successful response to a similar outbreak in twenty seventeen four people died in last year's event but it's recurrent three the sea has now had nine ebola outbreaks in the last forty years it's one of the world's most notorious diseases ebola is highly infectious
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kills half of its victims and has no cure the absolute. clear idea of the problem. is that we hope really just. may show that. ebola passes from its origin bats to humans through bushmeat once in the population it spreads through bodily fluids symptoms of vaal from a fever headaches and a sore throat into organ failure and internal and external bleeding how things work is of the most vulnerable being in close proximity to the victims so far three have been infected the w.h.o. is trying to support together seize health workers by sending in fifty experts and releasing one million dollars from an emergency fund to stop it from spreading to surrounding countries nigeria is already taking its own measures rolling out ebola screening at its border investigators will follow anyone who has been exposed to
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the virus for three weeks the time it takes for a bowler to first show symptoms. burials will also be monitored as the virus can easily pass from the dead opossum an effort to avoid a repeat of the twenty fourteen ebola outbreak in west africa which killed more than eleven thousand people charlotte dallas al-jazeera. argentina has begun formal talks with the international monetary fund about getting financial support to stabilize its economy the economy minister nicholas giovanni as met the i.m.f. chief christine lagarde at the group's headquarters in washington argentina is dealing with soaring inflation while its currency the peso is losing value last week argentina's central bank try to stabilize the situation by increasing interest rates to forty percent or the economic turmoil has sparked protests on the streets of the capital but in a xyron is there are fears among some that the strict terms of an i.m.f.
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bailout could lead to another crisis many blame the i.m.f. source territory measures from a financial collapse in the early two thousand but left millions in poverty. about their workers they will not stop nor the storm we workers they're not going to like congress to accept the interference of the international monetary fund the increase of tariffs or labor reform we are going to fight until the end so that those infamous resolutions of the macro government to turn back on their workers have a memory we know that. lead us to hell and we will not allow it. to stay with us story. is the co-director of the center for economic and policy research in washington he says argentina's government could have avoided going to the i.m.f. . they're not facing the kind of situation even that they were facing in that depression from one nine hundred ninety eight to two thousand and one which of course the i.m.f. is is quite
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a bit of fault for our times are very much worried about going back to the i.m.f. you know poverty rose during those few years from eighteen percent to forty two percent of the population and that was a country that was you know not long before that one of the richest richest in south america i think perhaps they think that this will restore credibility with the markets. that's kind of the way they look at these things and i think also it's way and this is typical in many cases of the i.m.f. where the government wants to take measures that are going to be deeply unpopular they're going to cut spending most likely could possibly push the economy into recession and they use the i.m.f. as cover things in the i.m.f. is making us do that we have to you know we have an agreement and so i think those would be the reasons why they would do that you know all these programs and i am
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left typically they reduce the deficit by cutting spending and pushing the economy towards recession because then people have less money to spend the import less and that's not the best way to do it of course for most people but it could be the way that some of the government investors and people they care about look at it the u.k. government has apologized to a former libyan dissidents and his wife for the role that spies played in sending them to libya to be tortured in two thousand and four abdulhakim bell and his wife were abducted with the help of british agents and handed over to moammar gadhafi security forces is lawrence lee. if revenge is a dish best served cold then the fourteen years it took abdelhakim bell and his wife atom of blood shot to get their apology will have been worth it we come now to
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the statement by the attorney general in the british parliament a place which so often hears lectures about how other countries should have paid the rule of law the government finally admitted what had always said that it's had illegally kidnapped him and handed him over to the gadhafi government in libya to be tortured and on behalf of her majesty's government i apologize reservedly we are profoundly sorry for the ordeal which you both suffered and our role in it. in two thousand and four the british prime minister tony blair was eager to win over gadaffi as part of the american war on terror. and his wife were taken from thailand by officials from the british intelligence service and i six it was suspicions they were linked to al qaeda through the libyan islamic fighting group which was rebelling against gadhafi but ten years on and the same british government was helping bring gadhafi down and in the rubble of tripoli the files emerged detailing the relationship between m i six the american cia and libyan
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intelligence. it took a full six years for the u.k. authorities to accept his arguments he had asked for nothing except an apology. if the woman who did. today the british government has acknowledged and apologized for the suffering of my wife and myself years ago i thank them for this brave step the british government has learned a lesson from this and i hope other governments around the world will learn it as well. and outside the u.k. parliament fastener held up the letter from the british prime minister offering the total apology for what they've done. the u.k. lost its way when it got mixed up in the rendition of an innocent pregnant woman and to get off a dissident but today i think it stood on the right side of history by recognizing its mistakes and by apologizing. and so where does this leave the reputation of m i six it's worth bearing in mind that spies do what their political masters tell them
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to and in the years after the september the eleventh attacks in new york the americans were doing rendition a loss and presume of the british thought that they should too but times change and so do political considerations and this is the people made can come back to haunt them. the torture cells was held in a gone the political architects of u.k. foreign policy then including former prime minister tony blair can now rest as easy as the m i six agents and the line is drawn into the scandal but had it not been for the persistence of human rights lawyers this day would never have come lawrence lee al jazeera london. human rights groups are calling for justice for a young sudanese woman sentenced to death killing her husband after he raped her no hussein's lawyers are appealing against that decision the cases attracted widespread attention on social media with the campaign justice for nora she was
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forced into the marriage by her parents three years ago when she was just sixteen years old. this is al jazeera these are the top stories benjamin netanyahu has warned iran and syria if they attempt to hit israel they pay a price now this comes after israel said it destroyed nearly all of iran's military infrastructure in syria that was in retaliation to alleged iranian attacks on israeli positions in the occupied golan heights. the syrian army is pushing ahead with its campaign to clear pockets of territory held by what they say are terrorist groups south of the capital damascus this footage from state t.v. is said to show regime forces patrolling a neighborhood near the yarmouk camp that area is still held partly by rebel fighters and also by eisel. the syrian president bashar al assad has given a new interview saying his forces were not behind the chemical weapons attack in
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duma last month more than forty people were killed in the area which was held by rebels at the time it's now under government control we don't have any chemical arsenal things we give it up in two thousand and thirteen and. the international agency for chemical. weapons made investigations. and it. it's clear or documented that we don't have a search and rescue operations underway after a dam burst in central kenya police say they've recovered at least forty nine bodies and several others are still unaccounted for. but he has a new prime minister ninety two year old martin mohammed is back in the job that he once held for twenty two years he led the opposition to an unexpected victory in parliamentary elections. donald trump says he'll meet the north korean leader kim jong un in singapore on june the twelfth from the announcement on social media after he welcomed home three americans freed by north korea as
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a gesture of goodwill. argentina has begun formal talks with the i.m.f. about receiving financial support to stabilize its economy its finance minister has met the i.m.f. chief christine lagarde at the funds headquarters in washington to discuss the deal despite reform efforts the country has found itself facing a foreign currency high debt and soaring levels of inflation you are right up to date with all top stories up next it's fault lines i'm back in half an hour with thirty minutes of world news see you then bye bye. from the beginning until the very trade in human. is big business. and wealthy western nation i repeat. no way to know how to run something must be in.

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