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world we live in counting the cost on al-jazeera. north korea's former spy chief has finished his first meeting in new york with the u.s. secretary of state. we want to maria this is the world news from al-jazeera. death toll rises to three now in the latest protests to hit nicaragua's capital managua. the u.n. security council discusses the escalating violence between the israelis and palestinian factions and ukraine stages the murder of a journalist they say it was to stop an attempt on his life and to capture the mastermind behind the plot.
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all over north korea's former spy chief has met the u.s. secretary of state in new york but talks between kim young and mike pompei or will continue on thursday as part of preparations for next month's summit between the two countries leaders more from a diplomatic editor james bays. arriving in the united states the personal emissary of kim jong un here for crucial negotiations which will decide the fate of the on again off again summit between his leader and president trump. general kim yong schol is staying in this hotel close to the u.n. for just two days the planned date of the summit in singapore now less than two weeks away hence the hectic diplomacy with meetings between the north koreans and the u.s. in singapore at the demilitarized zone between north and south korea and here in
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new york where secretary of state mike pump is meeting general kim at the white house they say it's president trump will make the final determination on whether the summit goes ahead as their conversation is going to be focused on denuclearization of the peninsula that's what these ongoing conversations taking place now will be centered on as well as this summit that will take place in singapore and we're going to continue it as long as that is part of the discussion we're going to continue to shoot for the june twelfth it was evening in new york at this apartment complex that the secretary of state and general kim had their first meeting of this trip although they already know each other from the two occasions this year when pompei zero visited pyongyang the dinner the first in a series of meetings between the two men took place in a residence owned by the u.s. mission to the united nations presumably it was chosen because it is secure a place where the two men can discuss all the secrets of north korea's nuclear
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program if of course general kim is prepared to divulge them james pays out jazeera new york and efforts are also underway in singapore and the demilitarized zone between north and south korea and to thomas has the latest on that from seoul. a senior member of the north korean delegation in singapore has been seen riding a go for cars inside the hotel complex where the u.s. delegation is staying and that's the only clue so far that we've had that the two sides are actively meeting meanwhile in the demilitarized zone between north and south korea on wednesday the u.s. team met their north korean counterparts for four and a half hours it's likely those talks will continue on thursday they're talking about the agenda and the issues that we discussed between the two leaders if they meet on june the twelfth so gay lover of meanwhile russia's foreign minister will be in pyongyang on thursday he is there to understand better according to the
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russian foreign ministry north korea's position on the nuclear settlement it's his first trip to pyongyang in knowing years the timing no coincidence meanwhile admiral harry harrison is the outgoing head of the u.s. pacific command he gave a speech in hawaii saying that north korea remains the u.s. is a most imminent threat and any north korea with nuclear missiles that could reach the united states is unacceptable he significant because he is donald trump's nominee to be ambassador here in seoul so all these diplomatic activities going on all over the world both in the states and in this part of the world all ahead of this summit which is looking more and more likely by the day before it's now paid or mathews professor of political science at cypress college you told us it's unrealistic for the u.s. to demand complete denuclearization from north korea right from the start. the u.s. side of president from demand was to immediately beautifully arise where north
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korea would give up all of its nuclear weapons and missiles right away and north korea wants to do that if they want to go through a spade and they can do that relation with one step at a time and that's much more i think realize realistic and i believe they have to reach a compromise on this nothing is north korea wants security they wanted the peace treaty signed between on the east and north korea then south korea and cross the u.n. the u.n. as well and declaring that of nuclear the actual war of the korean war which is never ended by that and then there are troops on south korean soil thirty thousand u.s. troops was south korea north korea very concerned about these war games war maneuvers they're very six months or so with the u.s. and south korean troops they want to be reduced possibly a few troops reduced as well as the war games put off or set back and stopped operating because that's concern to them as well and the u.s. has to agree to some of these things or to get north korea to actually start the niggers ation step by step into the news that these three people have been killed in the latest round of protests in nicaragua as capital managua demonstrations were
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triggered in april by the controversial reforms put forward by president daniel ortega which he later scrapped now the protesters are demanding his resignation manuel apollo is in the capital with more. so to get you caught up a little bit about what we observed today it was actually mother's day and you got out one hand there was a large demonstration somewhere around half a million people took to the streets in solidarity with the mothers of the several of the students and other demonstrators peaceful demonstrators that have been killed over the course of the last month or so since april nineteenth when the government response to peaceful protests with a very heavy handed response the use of live fire lease of the. nation against peaceful protesters to be took to the streets today demonstrating calling again for the resignation of president daniel they got somewhere near the end of the march just as the sun was setting we heard word that the engineering university here in
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the city of money as well had been under attack by a group of masked masked men and the latest that we can confirm is three people have been killed we believe that there are others that have been killed due to due to these attacks as well as due to sniper fire from an individual that were posted on top of the of the football stadium here shooting across the street into the local university we don't know how many people have been injured we don't know exactly how many people have been killed today but again we can confirm that at least three people have died at the u.n. security council held an emergency session after a flare up of violence at the gaza border israel struck dozens of targets inside the gaza strip on tuesday off a rocket in mosul launches from palestinian factions the u.s. says palestinian leadership needs to be held accountable for attacks against israel kristen salumi with more now from u.n. headquarters in new york. the one thing security council members seem to agree on
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on this issue of palestine in israel is their frustration over the council's inability to get anything done the united states had called this meeting we called hoping to release a statement on behalf of a counter condemning rocket attacks from gaza into israel and in fact many council members did condemn those attacks but while the united states put all the blame for violence in the region on the palestinian leadership here others united kingdom pointed out the desperate situation of the palestinian people is playing a part restrictions on movement lack of access to electricity water and jobs is all contributing to the tension and kuwait who is calling for an international protection force to ensure the safety of palestinian civilians blocked a formal statement from being issued on behalf of the council but. as long as this occupation continues the palestinian people have the legitimate right to fight it
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and to defend their aspirations and their dream of independence and a dignified and free life and her look at him look at the united states had this reaction the people of gaza do not need protection from an external source the people of gaza need protection from hamas it is the actions of hamas that are putting gaza and grave danger. hamas is indiscriminate attacks against israel inevitably bring a response the un special coordinator for middle east peace nicholai mlodinow warned that further escalation an all out war remain a risk and he laid out some basic steps to prevent that from happening focusing on humanitarian needs and supporting the egyptian reconciliation process and he ended with a message directly to the people of gaza we hear your plight and suffering he said and we will do all that we can to ensure that you have a future beyond mere survival now a dissident russian journalist and
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a fierce critic of the kremlin it was thought to been murdered in kiev has turned up alive at a news conference but revealed it had all been assess up to catch his would be assassin really challenge has that story from moscow back from the dead russian journalist. and to a press conference in kiev to approve hours off the most of the world being shocked that his murder had been faked a sting operation by ukraine secret service to apparently catch his would be killers apologize to all those who've been kept in the dark including his wife. i'd like to ask you to excuse me for all that happened in the past because i have attended funerals for colleagues and friends many times and i know this feeling when you have to bury called weeks sorry for this unfortunately there were no other ways. flowers had been left outside kiev home where late on tuesday evening the journalist was reportedly found with fatal gunshot wounds to the back tributes and
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obituaries mourned his death. the secret was revealed to live on t.v. colleagues at the channel where he works reacted with joy and tears of relief. russia has denied any role in the story and accused kiev of using it as propaganda but russia has where ukraine security chiefs allege the murder prosser ridge native . fled his home country last year after a career as an anti putin voice culminated in a state backed media campaign against him none of the. we reported that in order to fulfill the cynical plan special services of the russian federation recruited a ukrainian citizen the first letter of his name is she he was commissioned to find perpetrators of this brutal murder for financial reward in order to fulfill the assignment from the russian special services citizen g offered his acquaintance to
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commit a terrorist act into murder russian journalist. for thirty thousand dollars. ukraine secret service the s.b.u. showed video allegedly of this citizen g.v. in arrested on kiev streets and they say that the only one in danger thirty more people are being targeted for this working in the russian speaking world there is palpable relief that someone that they had been mourning is actually alive but among some there is also concern concern that in the post truth age an era of fake news a security operation like this as spectacular as it may be might further degrades trust in the long run. al-jazeera mosque or. moving lava from home winds can away a volcano has triggered a new round of evacuations and one major evacuation route on the big island and
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it's heading to the crossroads of another almost a month now since kid away began erupting displacing thousands of residents and destroying seventy five hundred short while ago we got an update on the situation from the police department spokesman allan richmond we removed about two thousand people we have about four hundred that are in shelters and the rest are with family and friends but as this love it continues to march through the area . it closes it in is across is that last road there will only be one way out there making arrangements now to open another road that goes up through volcanoes national park and that would be the only route. to go and it's slow the problem is that we have high concentrations of volcanic gas that comes from these fissures and if the wind changes you do save one minute and the next minute not so
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safe it can cause death fortunately since we began the eruptions on may the third we've had no deaths we've had a couple of injuries but we're trying our best to protect lives and people's property as best we can on standby or a couple of marine sea stallion helicopters which can take about forty five people at a time out so if they do get trapped in an area and attempted air rescue would be something that they may have to do. the leader of israelis populist five star movement has suggested a compromise to end the country's months long political deadlock that we did in iowa has tried to resurrect his coalition by selecting a new candidate for finance minister italy has now been without a working government for three months not a bubble with more from run along wednesday expectations swung from believing that i really would actually present a list of potential cabinet members to the president's surge of my trailer to
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rumors that those so-called populist parties five star and the league were now back in discussions and in fact the entourage of mystical to really himself saying that he was waiting to see whether that was going to be a run or a new government proposed by those parties now luigi demaio soon after that on a video live streamed on facebook said he could envisage some sort of compromise perhaps suggesting a different economy minister but the leader of the league matteo salvini while he didn't react directly has been sticking to his guns saying that that must be the government otherwise there should be elections as soon as possible he stands to gain the lead have surged up to around twenty five percent in the latest opinion polls five star steady on around thirty percent so it's possible if there were fresh elections that they could be the biggest two groups but whether they'll be prepared to work together again is not certain right now we don't know if it's
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really will go back to the polls or who will lead its next government. and the news ahead brazil's a striking truck drivers get back on the job now it's boyle workers there say they have fed up that bus. the money gallacher on the west coast of florida worth babcock ranch something that's turning into one of the biggest solar powered cities in the world. allan there is so much more strain the and the east in the u.s. and in eastern canada partly from the circulation alberto the first named storm of the season that there are going to be pretty big downpours in any of the states in the plains eastwards to the atlantic coast and up through the east and south of candor because the temperature is warm enough to support this sort of uplift in the
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humanities there to give you sunder storms so this is a pretty big wet area and i would drive a southwest corner which is less surprising maybe tension das's thirty six than to twenty and los angeles as you can see and the break of rain is likely in the northern rockies but this area in particular could see some flooding flash flooding down polls as a result of the combination of warmth and moisture and that's the next two or three days it doesn't improve the time we get the end of friday south of this and we've been seeing after days if not weeks lots of rain falling in cuba the bahamas and it goes down towards honduras nicaragua the bit of a break in the clouds but it hasn't gone on in the forecast is still like to be sherry in havana at least western cuba and florida and the still the potential for some pretty big downpours in nicaragua honduras and also guatemala there islands is law she's fine.
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exploited men used to kill. him burning i would think to make the charcoal that feels the fantasy that forged the steel. didn't make cheese the trade that exploits them and. penetrates global markets slavery a twenty first century evil continues to charcoal slaves on al-jazeera to. do with al jazeera these are the top stories this hour north korea's former spy
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chief has met the u.s. secretary of state in new york talks between kim young child and might compare continue on thursday all part of preparations for next month's summit between kim jong un and president double trouble. at least three people have been killed in the latest round of protests in nicaragua as capital managua demonstrations were triggered in april by controversial reforms put forward by president daniel hagen pres protesters now though demanding his resignation. a russian journalist who was told to been murdered in kiev has turned up alive at a news conference but janko is a fierce critic of the kremlin he revealed his apparent death had been staged to catch a would be killer thousands of ranger women who say they were right by soldiers and me and maher are now due to give birth in overcrowded bangladeshi camps they fled the military crackdown in rakhine state last year with seven hundred thousand range of muslims many on a hot story. fatima was just sixteen and newly married when she sees me and my
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soldiers killed her husband as they burned her village she fled into the forest but soldiers caught in the air and she says one of them raped her after the trauma of trying to make it to bangladesh she discovered she was pregnant but she doesn't know who the father is her late husband or the soldier who write to her one more moment he's my baby how can i throw him away i have to love him. more than seven hundred thousand muslim or henge or create a military crackdown on me and mass rakhine state late last year nine months on first that revenge of camps in bangladesh are expected to rise dramatically the un expects twenty five thousand babies will be born in may and june that's nine thousand more than the first four months of the year overwhelmed by shame the u.n. says many rape victims have sought to hide their pregnancies while others have tried to terminate them in dangerous home abortions fatima says she made
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a new early decision to keep her baby no measure the shame. me this baby so i shouldn't be afraid i will raise this baby probably u.n. agencies are working to provide health care for refugees and to work with communities to ensure rape victims and their children don't face discrimination but they admit they're already struggling to get funding for the basics like food and shelter right now we're only a fifth of the way where the united nations joint response. estimates that we will need nine hundred fifty million u.s. dollars up for a lot of money but when you consider that it's one million people. in the united nations describes what happened to the rich as a ticks book example of ethnic cleansing but the government of young some suchi insists no atrocities it could and that it was simply defending itself after a text from. fatima's baby like tens of thousands of others will now be born into
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an overcrowded and done senate tree camp miriam hall and al jazeera. brazilian or oil workers have now walked off the job for seventy two hours just as a crippling nationwide truck drivers strike is coming to an end employees stopped work on wednesday despite the country's highest labor court declaring the strike illegal and the reports now from sao paulo. most of brazil's striking truck drivers have returned to the road many of the reluctantly some with police and army escorts after reaching a temporary agreement with the government to lower the price of diesel brazil is returning to normal after the nine day protests brought the country to its knees but his truck has returned to work all workers walked out. coincidentally the truckers went on strike and were asking some of the same questions as us so we decided to strike not only to support them but to oppose the possible privatization
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of petro boss. the seventy two hour stoppage was declared illegal by the government the strikes have also seen shares in the national all company petrol brass the majority of which is government own lose fifteen percent of their value the traffic is flowing again deliveries are being made but few here doubt that this is only a temporary reprieve prices remain high and the popularity of the government is at an all time low while the majority of brazilians continue to support the strikers that's a recipe for further protests. president says brazil is emerging from recession but few are seeing the benefits of this reported to surgeons and many brazilians are disillusioned with the whole political establishment with politicians from all parties implicated in a number of corruption scandals or possible but next president will inherit a country with an enormous deficit and major problems enduring its economic recovery it will be hard to approve unpopular reforms that are necessary to this
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country. presidential elections a jew in october is not running the one time favorite some former president lula da silva is in prison and no other candidate to so far emerged to lead brazil to do to mulch is times that many here fear lie ahead and try not to see it or. afghan government officials say one police officer has been killed along with the seven isolate attackers who targeted the interior ministry headquarters in kabul police say a car bomb was detonated at the entrance before government stormed the compound that attack came as taliban fighters targeted another police headquarters in the east of afghanistan jennifer glass reports now from kabul. the explosions and gunfire went on for about two hours as fighters attacked the interior ministry on a suicide attacker detonated his explosive at the entrance of the interior ministry and wounded two people right after the blast i saw other attackers who had military uniforms getting out from an armored vehicle security personnel responded quickly
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the compound is heavily fortified and guarded it moved to this site last year so that it could be better protected and away from civilians but they were still in the line of fire. a rocket propelled grenade hit me where we were standing we escaped to the other sort of the road but some people wounded then the police took us out of here the attackers were also dressed like police. this is the latest in a series of high profile attacks in kabul that have killed hundreds of people since the beginning of the year in logar province in eastern afghanistan the taliban continued its so-called spring offensive with a suicide attack on a police station killing three officers the attackers were also killed the taliban took over dusty kolob district in takar province northeastern afghanistan continuing a string of offensives that are keeping the afghan military busy television is gaining ground despite a doubling of u.s. airstrikes the u.s. military says it killed fifty taliban leaders in bombings in helmand last week the
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taliban says this is propaganda and that only civilians are killed jennifer glass al jazeera kabul. a prominent human rights activist and blogger from the united arab emirates has been sentenced to ten years in prison legal sources say i had done so or was found guilty of slander against the u.a.e. he's been held for more than a year before his trial began in opera dobby last month month so it was arrested on suspicion of using social media to publish false information and quote spread hatred and sectarianism at a white house media briefing press secretary sarah sanders was put on the back foot after a student reporter asked her about gun safety for school children got a thirteen year old from time for kids magazine who asked her what the trumpet ministration is doing to keep students safe from further school shootings here is how it played out the school we really had a lockdown but they didn't think that's not
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a. mental health system. and that the back to meet the real friends and get shot to the beat of the one team that. will do the senseless thank you i think as a kid and certainly as a parent there is nothing that could be more terrifying for a kid to go to school and not feel safe so i'm sorry that you feel that way. this is ministration takes it seriously and the school safety commission that the president convened is meeting this week again an official meeting to discuss the best ways forward and how we can do every single thing within our power to protect kids in our schools and to make them feel safe and make their parents feel good about dropping them off. still in the united states the first helmet to be entirely powered by solar energy is beginning to take shape in the state of florida when it is complete that coverage will be one of the largest communities of its kind in the
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world at a gallop i went along to see the development and has this report. in a state peppered with retirement villages and go of courses babcock ranch looks like just another new development however few communities have driverless buses or a powered entirely by the sun like this one the solar array is the largest of its kind in the world and will provide clean when you pull energy for years to come well this is the birth of a new town this is founder square and yvel a facade kitson says the projects its new standards and possibilities for how we live we are trying to create the most sustainable environmentally responsible new city that's ever been developed in the world and we're doing it when it's not talking about we're doing it in our goal is is that people will come here and see it and copy it from renderings to reality families began buying homes and moving it at the beginning of the year jim and donna a vague found out about the project two years ago and you're among the first
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residents i don't know if we're setting an example because we're doing this for us we love this lifestyle if they look at it and say wow they're really doing something great and they follow us that would be added benefit and roma to the community school is already underway as more families move in but babcock ranch is still growing developers say that more than fifty thousand people live here by the time the final phase is complete making this one of the biggest self-sustained communities in the country homes here are relatively affordable but the land is also key ninety percent of it is now a preserve and will be cherished for generations to come local ranches say working with developers and helping preserve the land is a natural partnership with farmers and. answer's always been stewards of the land even before anybody thought up on this any of this stuff and whatever this language is what you make that year we have to take care of it from conception to breaking ground it took more than a decade to get this project underway but babcock ranch is now
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a real world example of how cities of the future might look and together kuroda zero babcock ranch florida. this is al jazeera these are the headlines this hour north korea's former spy chief has met the u.s. secretary of state in new york talks between kim young child and maicon payor will continue on thursday all part of the preparations for next month's summit between kim jong un and president donald trump our diplomatic editor james base has more from new york a great deal to work out here before they can give the got to go ahead either side can say what they want to go to that summit that is supposed to take place in singapore secretary of state pompei o.s.b. leading the diplomacy on this interesting that also we spotted here a top cia official andy kim who was with secretary of state pompei on his two
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trips to pyongyang in other news at least three people have been killed in the latest round of protests in nicaragua's capital managua demonstrations were triggered in april by controversial reforms put forward by president daniel ortega but now protesters are demanding his resignation a russian journalist thought to have been murdered in kiev has now turned up alive at a news conference. is a fierce critic of the kremlin he revealed his apparent death had been staged to catch his would be killer. u.n. security council's held an emergency session after a flare up of violence at the gaza border israel struck dozens of targets inside the gaza strip on tuesday after a rocket and mortar launches from palestinian factions the u.s. says palestinian leadership needs to be held accountable for attacks against israel a fast moving lava from hawaii's kilauea volcano has triggered a new round of evacuations
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a lot of us now blocked one major evacuation route on the big island and is heading toward the crossroads of another the leader of each of these populist five star movement has suggested a compromise too in the country's months long political deadlock really due to my eyes trying to resurrect his coalition by selecting a new candidate for finance minister a brazilian oil workers have walked off the job for seventy two hours just as a crippling nationwide truck drivers strike was coming to an end this latest action began on wednesday even though brazil's highest labor court had declared the strike action to be illegal that's a look at your headlines on al-jazeera slavery a twenty first century evil starts right now. they help build clean and feed the capital but they're not welcome anymore one of the nice with this is the massive dictions and demolitions forcing two hundred thousand of beijing's poor from their homes one of many used on al-jazeera.
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for three hundred years the most powerful nations on earth who richer and strong go on the profits of the slave trade over twelve million men women and children were also be transported from africa on slave ships like this to the colonies and plantations in north and south america today slavery is illegal in every country on the planet but the truth is slavery did not die in the nineteenth century it is alive it is thriving and it is bigger than ever.


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