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most of the media and focus on her the report on the students that matter the most on al-jazeera. the president called on to support their foreign currency as increased u.s. tariffs add to melting pressure on the lira. a low i maryam namazie and london with al-jazeera also coming up the un calls for a credible and transparent investigation into a saudi led coalition as strike that killed schoolchildren in yemen. two palestinians shot and killed by israeli fire during protests of the gaza israel border. and zimbabwe's presidential inauguration is delayed after the opposition challenges the election result in court.
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where u.s. president donald trump has escalated a feud with turkey doubling steel and alan minium tariffs as a monetary crisis pushes the country towards economic disaster at the heart of turkey's failing finances is its volatile currency which has fallen to a record low since the start of the of the turkish lira has lost thirty five percent of its value against the dollar most of that has happened since president. took office with huge expanded power as a month ago. citizens to sell their dollars and buy the lira instead to prop up the system. new reports from istanbul. turkey's president for just a proud john addressed this large rally and have this massive for his citizens yes . if there is anyone who has dollars euros or gold. as you go
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exchange of preliterate at all banks this is the national domestic battle this will be my people's response to those who have wage an economic war against us turkey's currency has lost more than thirty per cent of its value so far this year at least fifteen percent of that was just on thursday night the turkish kaname has been struggling for a few years of recombination of several financial and political factors the leader tumbled even faster after just presidential election which gave all executive powers to president our john i wish that k.p. or mr and here is you know eighteen would be very ready ready to hear a robust economic program today after they had been elected fortunately they're a little bit late on that as a growing about fragile economy the lira was not protected against any current suspect lation especially after the two thousand and sixteen failed coup and
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turkey's continuing dispute with the united states over every right jeff issues has not made things easy the most urgent disagreement has been is the tension of an american pastor named andrew branson who is on trial on terrorism charges there is a currency crisis kind of promoted by the geopolitical risks which is obviously used by the american foreign policy decision makers another factor is turkey's unwillingness to join the recent u.s. sanctions against iran turkey buys energy from iran along with russia and azerbaijan now the crisis is being felt approached with investors selling of shares in european banks would generally have bigger exposure to the turkish kaname the dispute was supposed to ease as delegates from both sides gathered in. washington this week but it didn't and it went to went further turks say the united states is trying to beat them with a financial stick and some even believe it's just
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a political move by present trump to head off november's critical election now it's a question of how turkey will handle all these pressures while its currency is at ten all time soon after solo al-jazeera a stumble. of more on this let's go to alan fish in washington and alan do we know what the trouble ministration might do next. we do and we were clear that these sanctions were coming although there was always the possibility of that if you go back to just a week ago then the trumpet ministration knows they were essentially sanctioning two senior members of the government in ankara because of the row over this american pastor but the america the turks are angry to they believe the girl and who is a turkish religious minister was the man who helped for men the twenty sixth. field you remember that happened in july twenty sixth in and the turks have asked
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for his extradition the americans have consistently refused now if you're an american you believe that andrew bronson is a pastor who is involved with his local community who spoke to anyone who was interested in his evangelical christian ministry and so he spoke to many many people if you are the targets you suggest that he was a man who was for men to dissent against the government he was carrying out meetings with people he should have been meeting and was a key figure in that twenty sixteen no there was a meeting in washington cinemas absolutely right there was a delegation from turkey who was here they met from people people from the foreign office here the state department they also spoke to people at the treasury department all trying to see if there was some way they could come up with some sort of deal some sort of solution that would get andrew bronson out of jail that failed twenty four hours later we have donald trump saying well he is going to
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increase the dose on steel and aluminum you remember that sent to tattersall's already put on those goods by donald trump as part of his ongoing trade war where does it go next well as portrayed to me is too big important international figures who don't know when to back down they don't know when to see sorry so who knows what the next step will be but we do nor this has caused markets in the united states and europe to continue to fall over the last few hours because they're worried about turkey's financial situation and i thank you from washington and fresh air. yemen's heathy rebels have joined the united nations in calling for an independent probe into a saudi led coalition attack on a bus full of school children on thursday the un has just wrapped up a special session on the strikes which killed fifty and wind at seventy others
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inside a province a saudi led coalition insists it struck at legitimate targets while going to doe as the latest from japan. it's hard to imagine a more disturbing and sickening image of the futility over war in the media. of the sea a strike by the sodium erotic polish body parts us through. a man holds up the phone . and what is his guilt what is his crime he wonders why target these students this is the walk of the american soda coalition as strike they are schoolchildren why we will seek revenge no matter what he says on. these children why in a minibus full of students heading back from a school summer come in yemen. but as their boss drove through a busy market in the area of some of the prob is it was targeted by the strike they do what they can here at the hospital which is under resourced and over well. and
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what effect will it help on this young minds dozens of their classmates were killed in the strike there's now a growing chorus of condemnation a rare thing in the immense three and a half year. it took the images of these children drenched in blood and reeling from shock to move the world we deplore thursday's attack in yemen where a coalition air strike hit a pass carrying children in die on market in reportedly killing forty people and injuring another sixty eight the u.n. secretary general and tony harris called for a swift investigation into the talk to secretary general emphasizes that or parties mistake constant care to spare civilians and civilian objects in the conduct of military operations and he calls for an independent and prompt investigation into this incident the conflict in yemen pits the richest countries in the region so there beyond the united arab emirates against the poorest the sodium and arctic
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qualification has been report that the criticised for targeting civilian areas in their war against the whole of the fighters the fighting has killed thousands and left millions of us on the brink of starvation how about the world just djibouti the un security council says any investigation into the air strike in saddam must be transparent. i think as with all these things the important thing is the word credible if there is an acceptable credible investigation then the council will want to consider next steps in the light that if any investigation held is not credible the council will obviously review that and want to review if more is necessary palestinian health ministry says two people have been killed by israeli fire as protests take place on the gaza israel border the demonstrations attesting an uneasy traced between hamas and israel on thursday that ceasefire followed two
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days of intense violence but short least three palestinians killed by israeli astronauts rockets have been fired into southern israel as well as banning kites and balloons child strafford has more from gaza another friday of protests here in gaza all the armed factions including hamas calling people to come out and participate in these demonstrations now these latest protests the twenty is week in a row come off to the worst escalation of violence between hamas and israel since the two thousand and fourteen war and there are great fear is that these protests something that israel often calls a provocation could lead to a new escalation of violence of course hamas a saying that the people here have every right to continue to come out and protest against the twelve year long land and sea blockade by israel the israeli army earlier today saying that they had eased security restrictions on the towns in
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southern israel close to northern the northern gaza border an indication that they were confident that this truce seems to be holding but as i say there are fears here that any provocation any slight incident during these protests in the hours ahead could lead to another escalation of violence between hamas and israel. zimbabwean president amisom and i'm his inauguration delayed because of a legal challenge to his electoral victory earlier lawyers of the movement for democratic change alliance filed a case in the supreme court in harare they said they have evidence of fraud and election rigging. this is the first time in zimbabwe's history an inauguration has been stopped the m.d.c. alliance party say they won the election result overturned they say they have evidence forms that show that the results what happened with the judges could meet quickly if they think this evidence is weak they could throw the case out if they want more time to look at the evidence that could take a couple of days if they don't meet over the weekend monday and choose their public
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holidays here which means they'll meet on wednesday they'll fourteen a day to make a decision and i can do is wait president elect a muslim when the city respects the court's zanu p.f. supporters aren't thrilled with us opposition supporters are static but most above wins think are all concerned about the economy this election was different from other elections regardless of who people voted for a lot of people we spoke to whether zanu p.f. or opposition would save the first election that robert mugabe on the ballot they hope for a fresh start especially when it comes to the economy they're worried because the south african business community has warned zimbabwe say you don't get your house in order we can come and invest we can come and create jobs people are concerned the longer this political stalemate drags on the more negative effect is going to have on the economy lots more still ahead for you on the program ologist battle to say france's fish as millions of tourists flock to its popular coat deserve reachin
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. mania new season but we'll tell you why n.f.l. players are continuing their protests against social injustice despite pressures from the president. hello there a cool air is continuing to flow its way across europe on the leading edge of the cool air we seeing this line of thunderstorms that has given us some flooding in the southern parts of france and the whole system is continuing its journey eastwards and as it does so the temperatures are dropping like a stone so our maximum in warsaw will only be twenty degrees or saturday and then that cool air will continue its journey into the eastern part of poland as well behind it although it's staying cool for some of us elsewhere is beginning to get hot once more so on sunday in paris will get to thirty one degrees hot for us but in london it will be a far more bearable twenty two for the south still very warm force in madrid and
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across bucharest as well for the other side of the mediterranean plenty of fine dry weather to be found here but there is a little bit more in the way of cloud over parts of morocco and into out geria that will keep the temperatures down a little bit higher that around thirty degrees so we more cloud as we head through sunday it's taken off to just bring us one or two showers a bit further south of course this is where we usually have showers at this time of year and there's plenty of them at the moment all rattling their way towards the west some of them a rather heavy i think for some of us in cameroon it's looking pretty wet as it is around the south coast of nigeria as well. with. oh firebrand you know your people say in one of the talking to professing people up for women's liberation. three victories for anybody sexual assault continued an iconic feminist and seminal writer away for solution yes we need to do something
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won't waste all media for i'm not all to do with cars maybe has sand goes head to head with. i can't do anything else on the al-jazeera. welcome back a quick look at the top stories now turkey's current sea has fallen to a red called a low off the us president donald trump double steal an island many in tarps on national security grounds the u.n. security council has called for an investigation into an ass strike that hit a school bus in northern yemen with the rebels say at least fifty people including twenty nine children were killed in the attack by the saudi led coalition. and
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palestine's health ministry saying that at least two people have been killed and more than three hundred injured by israeli fire during protests along the border with gaza. or in other stories we're following heavily armed taliban fighters have stormed the central afghan city of gazan a attacking police checkpoints and government buildings of try to overrun the city setting off day long clashes with u.s. backed afghan forces at least fourteen afghan police officers were killed and twenty were wounded in the assault the police chief says that will more than one hundred fifty of the casualties but he wouldn't give a breakdown charlotte dallas has the latest from kabul. this is attack began at about two am local time here in afghanistan the taliban launching a heavy assault on the place headquarters in the capital of the province residents saying that they heard rockets hitting the police headquarters just after two
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o'clock this morning the taliban they moved in took up positions around the police headquarters and from there they moved out throughout the city there were heavy gun battles through the morning between taliban and afghan police and afghan security forces the taliban then moved into a residential area where they remained for most of the day that's where they'd watch a lot of their assault from a centrally taking human shields in people there terrified as they heard gun battles outside they saw bodies on the streets they were hearing rockets at one point the u.s. seem to be one bomber of a hit and cell phone towers are down so they really had no way to figure out what was going on in the city the taliban however was sitting out statements throughout the day claiming various successes saying that they killed one hundred forty afghan soldiers and police officers the government steered fastly denying that throughout the day saying it's simply not true we are in control of the city yes there is an attack but we are in control and have been throughout the day we maintained control
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of government ministries and buildings they said this in a statement earlier that. there has been fighting in gaza the province for a long time in the entire province of gaza as well as guys need we have defeated the taliban and our enemy has sustained significant casualties last night the storm from packed. and my done wardak province as you know unprecedented attack on gaza. it's very important for the government to maintain an air of confidence for the public here in afghanistan make sure the people feel secure because we have coming up here on october the twentieth. at least four people including two police officers have been killed in a shooting in eastern canada police say one suspect is in custody and is being treated for serious injuries the circumstances of the shooting in the city are still unclear offices and people in the area to remain inside their homes with the doors locked so i went to my back window and i seen
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a fire truck coming in and out here is like well maybe it's something blowing up like propane or something then i realized that the area was filling up pretty quickly with police officers and that i'd better hit my ground so i sat on the floor of my my house in a few more shots are going off in a few more you're in there then it went downhill for about twenty minutes there was no shots or celibacy for about five or shots went off and then it was quiet for another half of our lives to go shots were believing that the suspect woman twenty thousand people in southern california have been told to evacuate their homes because of a wildfire california police have arrested and charged a fifty one year old man for purposely starting the so-called holy fire in lake elsinore the governor has declared a state of emergency freeing up additional resources to battle the blaze holy fire is one of several fires burning in california that have displaced tens of thousands of people. relief agencies are warning of the potentially catastrophic impact of
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a heat wave in north korea has been no rainfall there since july with temperatures soaring to an average of thirty nine degrees celsius causing rice maize and other vital crops to weather increasing the risk of a full blown food security crisis international sanctions could also worsen the situation in the country where twenty five million people are already vulnerable to malnutrition. if they don't get support to work with their crops what it means is that the days that he ducks in the new food production or food output from the fields and it will be. probably a few in the next thirty second we have been the effect on the the food that is taken in the form into our food most of the vulnerable communities the children and the like toting mothers in the communities so it is important because like you take separately it's used both for oil and the for cooking is eating is part of the
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staple food so if all of these fields are more or disbelieved the mexico did to one of their fields naturally there would be reduction in food introduction in food means also aren't really enough in effect on the nutritional state does all the home or the people getting the food. protests by members of china's ethnic minority of holt at the planned demolition of a mosque way zhu grand mosque was set to be destroyed for the government said was a violation of planning regulations mosque recently opened after two years under construction the local county had now says no action will go ahead without the equipment of the townspeople members of the predominantly muslim who we have complained of coring restrictions on that religion. meanwhile the united nations is saying that it's received credible reports that around a million ethnic we visit being held in secret internment camps in china a un human rights panel estimates that two million weak as in muslim minorities
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have been forced into political camps for indoctrination in the change young reach and the chinese government has launched a security crackdown in the area accusing many residents of planning separatist attacks a week as a mostly muslim community who live in western china. thousands of romanians who live abroad have rallied in the capital bucharest calling for the government to resign that was them scott. pulls off the demonstrators crossed police lines to protest as many of whom drove across europe to attend are angry with the way remaining a is being governed by the social democrats they are critical of proposed new rules which they say weaken the judiciary. now the travel plans of fifty five thousand people across europe have been disrupted after ryanair pilots went on strike one in six of ryan as flights have been canceled now as pilots in germany island sweden belgium and the netherlands walk off the job over pay and conditions dominate came reports from ballen. sleeping on the airport floor rather than in
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a holiday hotel all because of the strike that's hit ryanair for these passengers their vacation is beginning with uncertainty and lots of tricky questions like this couple freshmen from the states and we landed here in berlin right yeah i mean really they told us that the ryanair flight to athens that we had booked are being canceled because. pilots are strike so we just went through a couple different ways of getting that then they're lined rebooked scaling up that's all we need tonight and then tomorrow in the morning bouncing from that's only to athens so what's behind this industrial action ryanair employs about four hundred pilots here in germany they are members of the pilots union cockpit and for the union issue with ryanair is very clear they want improved terms and conditions and they say ryanair really needs to reform. will mean that's what
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today is not about want to debate ryanair and it wouldn't be possible any way against a transatlantic employee but what it is about is to signal to management that there needs to be an end to them trying to beat their own staff today you want to send a clear message to dublin ryanair must change so far at least the airline appears not to want to but as chief executive has accepted ryanair will take a financial hit it's hard to assess the damage of a new features from the one he said no quarter was sold says that her fears this summer he thought they would give their four percent you know it's fifty five percent so here's the damage that that's good. but not perhaps for those caught up in friday's strike action. al-jazeera had been shown a third airport. u.s. president donald trump has criticized football players who refused to stand during the national anthem on the n.f.l. is opening night threatening them with suspension the players say they want to draw
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attention to social injustice and the n.f.l. is under pressure to rein in the protests as christianson explains taking a knee raising a fist these gestures made during the national anthem proved more controversial than any play made on the field during the n.f.l. zoë opening night the n.f.l. players are at it again president trunk tweeted making his disapproval known he described the players as showing outrage at something that most of them are unable to define stand proudly for your national anthem he added or be suspended without pay we believe. everyone should stand for the national anthem but league officials said the players would not be punished as they continue negotiating the league wide policy we remain committed to working with the players to identify solutions and to continue making progress on important social issues affecting our communities the n.f.l. said in a statement players say they want to call attention to social injustices not show
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disrespect for the flag or the military i just think it's important. we can to. keep this. conversation. but american athletes continue to take heat with one conservative commentator stoking racial tensions by calling on basketball star le bron james to shut up an injury. james who has donated millions to educate underprivileged children has taken that as the title of a new docu series looking at the role of athletes and today's politically charged environment we will definitely not shut up or dribble. too to much. to the army to my city you heard. it's highlighting what now may be the biggest rivalry in professional sports the players versus the president kristen salumi al-jazeera. ancient objects looted from
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iraq during the two thousand and three invasion have been returned to the country and mesopotamia artifacts which are five thousand years old were uncovered in london by british authorities showing a police raid on an art dealer experts from the british museum were able to identify the exact archaeological site from which they've been stolen now every year millions of visitors flocked to france's scenic for the summer holidays while good for the economy the tourism is harming the local ecosystem and the fish population david chaytor has been speaking to fishermen and marine biologists in the now say area on the battle to say francis fish. the mediterranean is now the most overfished sea in the world according to the latest report by the united nations working the waters of the small portable. ben like share our current nano accounting that cost more than a third of the seized total fish population has vanished over the last fifty years
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. pollution and climate change are taking a toll but the impact of tourism is not even being monitored. more than your yuppie look is it to say there's no more fish when you see the pressure created by them a turkey every day four to five hundred sports leave last year to port imagine it's of them brings us a killer fish some less some more well that's a lot of fish taken away every day and it would. be back in the one nine hundred fifty s. just over this small stretch of the coastline in southern france there used to be something like seventy fishermen casting their nets in these waters and now they've gone down to just thirteen. rubber goodell is one of the shrinking band of artists and fishermen were being paid to take part in a unique project to restore the ecology of the coastline a company of marine biologists have deployed special traps that seek to catch
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juvenile fish and raise them in protected nurseries on shore. here of course from sea bream mullets horse macro all and a lot of plankton housed on the key side in the port of must see the species are given the best start to their hazardous lives the odds are stacked against them in nature for every one million eggs coastal fish produce only one will make it through to becoming a reproductive adult and the press of humanity makes it even worse is a poor fellow this bookstore delafield mostly because of pollution caused the construction surrounding the ports the use of cement and the urban planning on the coastline you sure are has seven grandchildren he needs to help support and he's not landing enough fish to do it so now he raises rest species themselves to sell to specialist aquaria across europe. like many others in the fishing communities here he has nothing but contempt for the bureaucrats in brussels running the common
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fisheries policy he says if you want help help yourself david jay to al-jazeera. well there's more in everything we're covering right here there's the address al jazeera dot com. just a quick look at the top stories now turkey's current sea has fallen to a record low off the us president donald trump doubled stale and many interests on national security grounds the turkish lira plunged over worries about president russia type influence of a lot actually policy and strained ties with the us america has been pressuring to me to release an american past that has been held on terrorism charges on his citizens to sell their dollars and buy the lira to help prop up the current scene of a brutal us dollar will not stand in our way do not worry about it i see it again i
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call on you all citizen to change the euros to dollars and the gold that you are keeping beneath your pillows into liras in our banks this is a domestic a national struggle we will not lose his economic will we will respond to those who are we should make anonymous source against us with our national currency. the u.n. security council has called for an investigation into an ass strike the hated school bus in northern yemen who see rebels say at least fifty people including twenty nine children were killed in the attack by the saudi led coalition a coalition insists the strike inside the province was aimed at legitimate targets . at least two people have been killed and more than three hundred injured by israeli fire during protests along the border with gaza this according to palestinians health ministry the demonstrations are testing an uneasy truce reached between hamas and israel thursday that ceasefire followed two days of intense violence in which at least three palestinians were killed in israeli airstrikes.
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zimbabwean president has had his inauguration delayed because of a legal challenge to his electoral victory ois for the opposition movement for democratic change alliance of file a case of the supremes court in harare a say they have nablus evidence of fraud. and heavily armed taliban fighters of storm the central afghan city of gaza a attacking police checkpoints and government buildings a local health official says at least sixteen people have been killed a fight is try to overrun the city setting off a day long clashes with u.s. backed afghan forces most of the headlines do stay with us we can that china's democracy experiment is coming up next but there will be another update for you after that in about twenty five minutes time.
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tens of thousands of demonstrations erupt across china each year driven by anger over corruption and the illegal sale of communal land most protests failed to make an impact but in two thousand and eleven one village defied the odds. to cancer villages rose up demanding the return of their lead and calling for their leaders to step down after decades of corruption. and made a crackdown and activist shreds implore died in police custody. that rick.

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