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but in its slums families struggle to survive borrowing money from merciless loan sharks is their hold inside the cycle of debt when east on al-jazeera. iran's president speaks out just hours before the reinstatement of u.s. sanctions a sign rouhani says washington cannot be trusted. alone barbarous are you watching al-jazeera live from london also coming up on the program. rescuers scramble to find survivors after sunday's deadly earthquake in indonesia ninety eight people are confirmed dead canada stands by its human
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rights comments despite saudi arabia freezing all new trade and ordering the country's ambassador out also ahead of that which we're told is going to limit. what. do you do bear or enemy of the state china bans a new movie starring we need to prove. and those thank you for joining us iran's president has given a television interview just hours before u.s. sanctions will come back into effect a sudden rouhani described washington's call for new nuclear negotiations at the same time as it reimpose is crippling sanctions as an attempt at psychological warfare the sanctions were triggered by donald trump's decision to pull out of the two thousand and fifteen nuclear deal which the white house has described this horrible will be live in tehran in
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a moment with more on what iran is saying but first though this report from kimberly how. the united states says iran is a threat and it wants to punish the country's government by isolating from the global financial system starting tuesday u.s. sanctions will be reimposed to target a range of sectors blocking iran from purchasing u.s. bang. and trading in gold and metals like aluminum and steel it will also limit iran's access to software and automotive sectors will blocking its ability to purchase commercial aircraft or trade in food and other goods this was a horrible one sided deal that should have never ever been made the snapback sanctions are part of a promise made by u.s. president donald trump when he withdrew the united states in may from the twenty fifteen agreement known as the j c p o a close u.s. allies like france's president emmanuel mccraw and germany's chancellor angela
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merkel remain committed to the agreement aimed at limiting tehran's nuclear program but the u.s. argues it didn't work and didn't go far enough. the u.s. also argues the profits made from the lifting of sanctions is being used to purchase and export weapons in places like syria lebanon and gaza to support proxy militias and the state financing of terrorism. the sanctions come as protests continue in iran against deteriorating economic conditions but the united states denies the sanctions are timed to force regime change instead it says it hopes to modify the iranian government's behavior despite longstanding u.s. policy of no formal diplomatic relations with iran president donald trump has even indicated he's willing to sit down for talks with iran's leaders no preconditions
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no they want to meet any time they want this snapback sanctions are also just the beginning in ninety days another round of even more punishing sanctions targeting iran's massive oil industry will come in to a fact kimberly helped at al-jazeera the white house for the white house let's go to tehran and. joins us live from there the president hassan rouhani has just finished giving an interview on iranian t.v. and it sounding quite defiant oh what did he actually have to say. well if you were to take all of his answers at least in so far as he was talking about the united states in the trump administration and the nuclear deal and make a word cloud then i think the word that would be one of the most prominent would be china he mentioned this very important regional and economic ally for iran several times in his speech no doubt an indication that dealings future dealings with that
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country will be an important part of iran's strategy to sort of stem the economic pressure coming from the united states he also addressed the idea of talking to american president donald trump and to this white house and in with sort of a smirk on his face in one of the lighter moments of this address on television he said that he would be open to negotiating and having new talks with the united states if donald trump want to talk about apologizing to iran for interfering in the country's affairs and paying back iran for all of the economic hardship that american interference in iran's affairs has caused the country's economy now again it was one of the lighter moments but he also addressed the idea of negotiating with donald trump in more serious terms let's listen to what he had to say that's. the person who was abandoned because the nations is trump and his government and he is doing something which is against the iranian people against the interests of
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iran. is there was honestly iran would come to because you know. what. the u.s. sanction is contradict any intention to negotiate how can we be honest about wanting to negotiate if you bring sanctions against children and sick people. as a interesting they are president romney talking about children sick people very much highlighting how the sanctions will hurt ordinary iranians of course as well as the government what can i write actually do right now to combat the u.s. sanctions. well we've heard from the government several times about what it plans to do on the global scale russia and china are important trading partners they intend on doubling down on that economic relationship the president hassan rouhani in this address also applauded the e.u. for blocking regulations that it is implementing to make sure that it can resist american sanctions so it's really hoping that its moral authority that it's
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achieved by staying in the nuclear deal can translate into some kind of economic benefit on the international stage mr rouhani also addressed his people directly and he said that he acknowledges that they are going through financial hardships but said that the only way the that they could resist being brought to their knees by the united states is by maintaining a unified front so president hassan rouhani reaching out to his people saying that he knows that they're protesting because they are in difficult circumstances but he's asking for a little more time to help course correct the country's economy saying that's right they were the latest from tehran saying thank you for that. rescuers on the indonesian island of lombok are still trying to assess the extent of the damage from sunday's powerful earthquake the second to strike there in a week at least ninety eight people are known to have died but
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a steadfast and reports from. many more may be trapped in the wreckage of their homes. from under the rubble of a mosque women's voices could still be heard three hours after the earthquake struck the disaster happened during prayer and the mosque was full of neighbors but women screaming but had no equipment to rescue one rescue workers arrived twenty hours later this creaming had stopped. i'm sure people are still trapped here some of them we managed to pull out but they died a few hours later. islanders on the still recovering from last week's powerful earthquake and the even bigger trauma happened many were too late to make it to safety as buildings collapsed around them the mother i'm hospital was also severely damaged injured had to be treated outdoors. and was going to pray and the mosque gate on top of him. and what we need us tens we have received some help
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from the government but we need more tense to be able to treat our patients. it's peak tourist season and nearly three thousand visitors were a regulated from the gillie islands near. tourist panicked on the three small flat islands when a tsunami warning was issued some were injured trying to reach safety including a spanish tourist who fell from a tree most tourists want to leave as soon as possible we decided to leave the island. at every night with no resign without us. and i just want to get away from indonesia really. did tsunami warning was quickly lifted but the quake damage will take a lot longer to repair in just a few minutes this two story mosque collapsed into rubble people in long book remain in shock after the second earthquake in a week left many homeless while help is on the way search and rescue workers are
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struggling with the extent of the damage. have you quitman needed to rescue or recover trapped worshippers has yet to arrive at the mosque some say they've heard weak cries from under the rubble but it may be too late step fasten al-jazeera. saudi arabia has ordered canada as ambassador out of the country in a dispute over human rights it's also frozen all new trade investment and educational agreements the saudis accuse the canadian government of interference for urging the release of jailed rights activists the united arab emirates and behind are backing the saudi stand alter their jan reports. canada's a bastard saudi arabia is on his way home to saudi say dennis is no longer welcome and they're accusing the canadian government of interfering in the kingdom's internal affairs as well as spreading misinformation at. the soda
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ministry of foreign affairs has expressed disbelief like this negative a phone dot com which was not based on any accurate or true information. the diplomatic dispute was triggered by the canadian embassy in riyadh tweeting its concern about the arrest of civil society and women's rights activist including summer but dolly the tweets urges saudi authorities to release them women's suffrage political activists some are but he was honored in two thousand and twelve by then u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton and first lady michelle obama but though he was jailed after suing the kingdom for the right to choose her own husband freedom other person gave free her brother rice but we was sentenced to ten years and one thousand lashes in two thousand and fourteen for insulting islam through a blogging website for public debate others arrested by saudi police have pressed for the rights of women and the rights of shia muslim minority another woman was
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taken into custody because she's married to an islamic law scholar is absolutely ridiculous that the saudi authorities can and no one had come through with some sun limited reforms like the left and the driving bad but on the other hand over rest of their e same women who helped to bring about this reform since may we've seen more than a dozen women's rights activists arrested in what is an unprecedented crack crackdown the kingdom has just allowed women to drive for the first time and to attend sporting events and cinemas have opened after being banned saudi arabia is a major trading partner supplying ten percent of canadian crude oil imports canada listed saudi arabia as the second largest buyer of canadian arms after the us the two countries signed a twelve billion dollar arms deal four years ago china that was through. or can't stand on their armor and also. is a source of revenue for
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a number of universities. and in universities for various occasions critics say canada's allies must help in taking a stand to pressure the kingdom to stop its crackdown on activists calling for change poll chunder ji on al-jazeera. so lots more to come on the program including bangladesh's government is pressured to get tougher on transport as protests in the capital enter their ninth day to meet the man who moved from mexico's gang lands to the halls of congress as the president tries a new strategy to tackle organized crime. few the day maybe there are one or two big thumbs deals on the ground and over the
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water this one spotted just off a small pond a lair which is near the coast it is in is too it's really was an italian island it is a fact of lee a tornado over water we see quite a few of them to be honest that's really the extent of significant showers around the last twenty four hours more significant cloud is to the north that is a cult front and it's been bringing cooler air through scandinavia briefly down through the baltic states as well most places tempests around the thirty mark nearly forty in a good part of spain still above in places actually in the southwest but that he has steadily easing has been transferred actually through france towards germany so the picture of a choose to do with a few showers around in switzerland maybe remain here is increasingly warm temperatures in berlin i'll take you a day beyond up to thirty eight now we hitting record valleys again this is a warm call that's going out through austria to germany to southern sweden as well
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won't last much longer than that but it's there all the same temp just to the west have dropped a little bit to be honest come saxe in the picture in north africa apart from a few showers in tunisia is still dry. a survivor of the genocide people who bug me to kill them when they're suffering but it wouldn't have the heart to do who's dedicated his life to searching the woods for bones of the victims of the srebrenica massacre. or luke used to do or. you know hope of finally learning to pass to rest and giving peace to the victims' families because you need to if i could just find a finger i could bury him. on al jazeera.
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welcome back here's a reminder of the top stories on al-jazeera iran's president has son rouhani has given a t.v. interview accusing washington of being untrustworthy just hours before u.s. sanctions come back into effect the sanctions were triggered by donald trump's decision to abandon the two thousand and fifteen nuclear deal at least ninety eight people are known to have died and thousands have been left homeless after sunday's earthquake on the in the knees and island of long folk the search for survivors is continuing and saudi arabia has expelled canada's some bassett or unfrozen trade agreements the saudis accuse canada of interference for urging the release of jailed rights activists. bangladesh's government is considering using the death
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penalty for fatal traffic accidents as students protest for a ninth day over the deaths of two teenagers who were killed by a speeding bus groups armed with wooden battens have attacked protesting students at east west university in dhaka activists say the groups are linked to the government and police in an attempt to crack down on the demonstrations. the committee to protect journalists is calling for the release of anyone who's being held because of their coverage of the protests photographer and journalist should be who was the tane soon after this interview on al-jazeera on sunday at least five journalists were attacked during the protests and their child is in the capital dhaka. hundreds of journalists gathered. in the city. forming a human only protest for that attack from the journalist community within the last one week. from the police the police were standing there by journalists red attack
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this has been on the police. can perform their professional duty a lot of the journalist saying that you can be in a war zone and still not a big target but here out here while we are covering a protest march we were targeted by certain elements of the society in front of the police this has been major funds up front and now we have reaction from some of the journalists this is what they had to say i'm addicted to be somebody. we have going to monitor journalists should be able to work safely we want the women street to identify this attack is so we can. safe. we are journalist also. we want. the purchase for road safety and safety for journalists is something we want to give that the reason we want this is because in
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the last few days the peaceful protests taking place gradually took a very violent time. and this is a major concern for the media community in bangladesh right now they want protection and security and justice for those who attack them some of them said we know the culprits are we have the pictures the government need to bring them to justice and we also are in on for. progress for a doctor it's been determined by the fact that rebel now today despite everything that's going on and if it is the media coming it is very concern and. unwilling to cover any protests right now because that will personally insecure to go and cover any kind of protest or any kind of demonstration in the city right now at least two people have been killed and dozens of others injured after two trucks collided on a motorway in the northern italian city of belong in the crash which happened near the airport sent a huge ball of fire and billows of black smoke into the air and calls the bridge
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along the motorway to collapse one of the trucks is believed to have been carrying flammable material more than a thousand firefighters are tackling a major wildfire in southern portugal the fire broke out on saturday in the southern algarve region an area that's popular with tourists firefighters are also battling a fire near portugal's border with spain record high temperatures and high winds have made it more difficult to get the fires under control. now mexico's new president elect has promised a different way of dealing with organized crime and respond a way look pays over a daughter who believes pulling people out of poverty will help curb the country's epidemic of violence a former gang member who's now becoming a state congressman is an example of how the plan could work from home and went to san luis to meet him. the new local congressman from san luis mexico to meet his constituents is unlike any politician they've seen before
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a child will burn the street kids just like them make good. for some pedophile his nickname there me he's is a blueprint for the incoming government on how they can rescue young people drawn to crime his buddies a patchwork of tattoos and knife cuts product of a life of violence and drug addiction until he hit bottom and line up by the way in my family my mother was sick with kidney failure they called me and i was drinking with my crew thinking tomorrow should be ok and she died and i didn't get to say goodbye and to kill the pain i jumped in front of cars i tried to hang myself from a tree in my garden i was taking cocaine all the time i was twenty four years old that was the turning point he sought help a christian mentor who gave him his first job he in turn says he gained a faith and a mission to help san luis is young and marginalized but when i realized there aren't public policies for the young and there are lots of them like me who didn't
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get to choose where they live children with dreams stops just like me i wanted to be an actor so i started to campaign for space for them to try and reduce the fights between gangs. formed an association an organized football tournament stances work programs hundreds of gang members turned up to broker peace deals between them. i see him as an example to follow that you can come from the barrio and still managed to become someone. now he's heading to the local congress not everyone's pleased many criticize his criminal past and doubt his reform. he says he's received threats but he says he can't let down those in the city's gangs know his approach chimes with the incoming president and there's manuel lopez obrador nationwide plans beilenson mexico's record levels and the incoming administration says the strategy has to change rather than just confronting those drawn to
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organized crime they say that young people need to be offered other options. controversially that includes an amnesty for some low level gang members only he supports that and so far his base seems to follow him but they have a warning. to the news just don't lose sight of who you are remember it's better to be remembered as a good person than to have a street named after you thank you that's a test for me he's on the rest of the incoming government they bring the social change they promise will succumb to their newfound political power john holdren son luis potosi the new christopher robin movie will not be released in china and many believe that's because the leaders paying is prickly about comparisons between him and one of the lead characters namely winnie the pooh china's censorship of the cartoon bear started last year with authorities blocking images on social media because people were likening poos
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a perience appearance to seize it aaron brown explains. winnie the pooh of course means different things to different people to many children around the world he's the adorable pudgy bear with a partial for honey but it seems here in china he has become an enemy of the state that's because a new film made by disney christopher robin in which winnie the pooh of course has a starring role will not now be shown in china no reason has been given china imports about forty foreign films a year and while that quota hasn't been reached yet no reason has been given as to why christopher robin will not now be shown in china now winnie the pooh's sort of got in the crosshairs of chinese censors more than a year ago that's when images started appearing online contrast ing winnie the pooh with president xi jinping there was apparently
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a physical resemblance the most popular meme photograph of all is one which pairs a picture of xi jinping and then president barack obama with another picture of winnie the pooh and his good mate tigger winnie the pooh has in many ways become a symbol and unlikely symbol of dissent that's because loucheux bo who won the nobel peace prize and of course died in hospital more than a year ago was pictured holding a mug with an image of winnie the pooh on it shortly before he died it was a final defiant stance by a man who had been a thorn in the side of china's government for so long now while it's fair to say that censorship under president xi jinping has been getting worse during the past few years you know as a journalist you encounter it every day here in china there has never the less been
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some pushback during the past few weeks just last week there was a protest by parents outside. by the health ministry here in beijing they believe the government is covering up the true extent of a vaccine scandal vaccines substandard vaccines that emerged were given to children for things like tetanus typhoid and also hooping cough as well as rabies but as we now know those vaccines were sub standard and then just a few days ago there was a curious essay that was published online it was written by a prominent chinese academic and he criticized president xi jinping and said it was time for the communist party to look again at what happened in one thousand nine hundred ninety when those protests ended in so many people dying he said it was chime for the chinese government to re-evaluate what happened in one thousand nine hundred nine and he also said it was time for the party to reverse its decision to
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end two term limits for president xi jinping president xi at the moment of course arguably the most powerful chinese leader since chairman mao people in europe are being told to stay hydrated as a record breaking heat wave sweeps across the continent here in london many residents are buying bottles of water to keep cool but that's also led to a surge in plastic waste now the mayor said the cardinal wants to turn the tide on the british capital's plastic problem by bringing back water fountains catherine stansell reports. london may have been the city that pioneered the public drinking fountain but its popularity has dried up since this one was built in eight hundred fifty nine. only a handful of watch a fountain success to the capitol today as more people reach for bottled water to quench their thirst now with the growing threat of plastics to the environment
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london wants to bring a new generation of water fountain to the british public. earlier this year mayor sidique khan announced a pilot scheme of twenty water stations to be built it's part of a nearly one million dollar project to reduce plastic waste in london over the next three years they're being installed in shopping districts and commuter hubs and if they prove successful the project may expand the scope for expanding the extent of a ability of water for londoners is huge we need to make sure that people have access to water and then not having to pay for it but the the all the benefit that would come would actually be in reducing congestion if you move water in pipes then rather than in plastic bottles that have to be transported by lorry you reduce the number of lorries on the road you reduce the road danger and you make your city streets into healthier and better places to be every minute one million plastic drinking bottles are bought around the world in britain more than seven and
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a half billion single use water bottles are used every year london is the biggest consumer and the worst for recycling the average adult buys one hundred seventy five plastic water bottles a year less than half are recycled many of them end up here in britain's waterways this small team of volunteers is working with the charity thames twenty one they're part of thousands of people who help clean and monitor the rubbish that flows through the river each year times twenty one thousand of our ten percent of the rubbish they collect here is plastic half of that are single use plastic bottles like this one and just a few months ago volunteers here in london collected more than four thousand single used bottles in just one day. the charity hopes the new fountains will make a difference one of the reasons that people are buying water is because they don't have access to drinking water when there are about the london drinking fountain the fund is going to fund twenty new fountains that's
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a great start we certainly want to see move but we have very hopeful that people will start to use them and hopeful that more people will think of the environment and turn on the taps instead of turning to the bottle cap and stats are al-jazeera london. more on that and never seeing else the way have been covering here on al-jazeera on our website there it is the address al-jazeera dot com. i'll bring a reminder of our top stories iran's president hassan rouhani has given a television interview accusing washington of being untrustworthy this just hours before u.s. sanctions come back into effect the sanctions were triggered by donald trump's the says him to pull out of the two thousand and fifteen nuclear deal rouhani accused of waging psychological warfare on iran that's because to. the person who was abandoned because the nations is trump and his government is doing something which
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is against the iranian people who gets the interests of iran. if there was honesty iran would come to because you know. what. the u.s. sanctions contradict any intention to because it's going to how can we be honest about wanting to negotiate if you are putting sanctions against children and sick people or at least ninety eight people are known to have died in an earthquake on the indonesian island of long book thousands of others were left homeless after sunday's six point nine magnitude quake the country's national disaster agency says the number of those killed is likely to increase as the search for those trapped under rubble continues. saudi arabia has expelled canada's m basser and frozen trade agreements the saudis accuse canada of interference for urging the release of jailed rights activists the u.a.e. and bahrain are backing the saudi stand. bangladesh's government says it's
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considering using the death penalty on those responsible for fatal traffic accidents that's a student's protest for a nine stay over the death of two teenagers killed by a speeding bus meanwhile activists say that on groups linked to the government and police have attacked protesting students in dhaka in an attempt to quell them stray shells. at least two people have been killed and dozens of others injured after two trucks collided on a motorway in the tully in the northern city of bologna and the crash sent a huge ball of fire and bellows of black smoke into the air and calls the bridge along the motorway to collapse one of the trucks is believed to have been carrying flammable material roads around the area have been closed off well those are your headlines and have more news for you in about half an hour stay with us though coming up next it's the street thanks for watching peter and we sort of.
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i have every ok you're in the stream today as a controversial registry kuki four million people in india stateless last why traditional thoughts are you two can be right here in history. the citizenship or four million people in india's are some region is in limbo after their earnings were left off a recent draft of the country's national register or citizens or are seen supporters of the registry say that it helps identify illegal immigrants who've crossed india's porous border with bangladesh but opponents say the list is
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politically motivated and a way for the ruling be j.p. to maintain a huge majority in the stay.

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