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court on the stories that matter the most on al-jazeera. president rather one calls on turks to support their currency as the value of the liver plunges amid a wife and brow with the united states. hello i'm not sure without you there live from doha also coming up the u.s. court orders chemical company monsanto to pay more than two hundred fifty million dollars to a man who says it's weed killer caused him cancer cameroon's government says it will investigate a video which appears to show extra judicial killings by the army. and flying into the face of the sun a spacecraft that's ready to brave temperatures of
a thousand degrees celcius. president roger tie a better one is urging turks to sell their dollars and buy lira instead to prop up the currency which is fall into a record low u.s. president donald trump has added pressure to take his economy by doubling stale and element interests since the start of the year the turkish lira has lost thirty five percent of its value against the dollar most of that declines happened since president. really took office with huge expanded powers a month ago cinema early reports now from istanbul. turkey its president. addressed this large rally and have this massive for his citizens. if there is anyone who has dollars euros or gold on the
pillars that you go exchange for liras at all banks this is the national domestic battle this will be my people's response to those who have waged an economic war against us turkey's currency has lost more than thirty per cent of its value so far this year at least fifty. percent of that was just some thursday night the turkish gold army 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 are john i wish that. or mr and his you know eighteen would be very very ready to. a robust economy program good day after they have 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 to two thousand and sixteen failed coup and
turkey's continued dispute with the united states over every right jeff issues has not made things easy the most urgent disagreement has been 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 approach with the master 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 a political move by president trump 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 low are seen up to solo al-jazeera a stumble. we've been speaking to peter cardio who's the chief market economists isfahan capital securities he says a collapse of turkey's currency could negatively affect other economies. the central bank is probably going to have to raise rates. you know maybe two or three fold in the present levels if that doesn't happen the speculation against the turkish lira will continue and that means that we could see a crises developing in euro and as you know some of the banks in the southern region of euro land have exposure to turkish that debt and if. this speculation continues and turkey should implode
then we could see a renewed crises on the european banks especially in countries like spain france and italy a jury in the u.s. state of california has found a weed killer sold by the chemical giant monsanto calls the cancer of a school grounds keeper as being seen as a landmark decision which could pave the way the thousands of other cases some analysts are saying on scientists future meeting be at risk mike hanna has more from washington. claim of damages this was the first lawsuit concerning life os eight to go to trial and after a month of hearing evidence and three days of deliberation the jury decided that it had caused the wayne johnson's counsel did round up pro or ranger pro failed to perform as safely as an ordinary consumer would have expected plenty used or
misused in an intended or reasonably foreseeable way answer yes it was the round up pro or range of pro design a substantial factor in causing harm to mr charenton answer yes the size of the punitive damages awarded to the jury's belief that the company monsanto had acted with malice and had not responded to the plaintiff's concerns during the years to use the product as a groundskeeper what amount of punitive damages if any do you award to mr johnson answer two hundred fifty million dollars signed by the presiding dated august tenth two thousand and eight the world health organization has found in the past that by phosphate probably causes cancer but the environmental protection agency has not ruled on the matter as yet on some toes says it will
appeal the case and continues to maintain that its products are not cost an agenda but there are more than five thousand cases concerning the weed killer and its a fix pending and following this decision the congo faces the possibility of more massive payouts to come i cannot al-jazeera. this r.t.m. are off the coalition says it will investigate an airstrike in yemen that hit a bus full of schoolchildren killing fifty people in total the un has called for a prompt independent inquiry a saudi led coalition insists it struck legitimate targets mohamed odeh is following developments from neighboring djibouti his report contains images some may find disturbing. it's hard to imagine a more disturbing and sickening image of the futility of war in the unit of the
seattle one asked strike by the sodium erotic coalition body parts us through. a manhole subtone body of a child. 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 school children why we will seek revenge no matter what he says. is children why in a minibus full of students heading back from a school some a company in yemen. but as the boss drove through a busy market in. the probe is it was thought that by the air strike they do what they can here at the hospital which is under resourced and over well. and what effect will it top on these young minds dozens of their classmates were killed in the strike there is now a growing chorus of condemnation a rail thing in the immense three and a half year. it took the images of these children drenched in blood and reeling
from shock to most of 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 debbie and the united arab emirates against the poorest the sodium of arctic qualification has been reported in 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 jazeera djibouti
. for the twentieth friday in a red palestinians have protested at the border fence between israel and gaza that demanding the right to return to their ancestral lands after their families were expelled seventy is again before the latest protest there was forty eight hours of cross border violence between the israeli military and hamas andrew simmons ripples from gaza. there's a truce but just here on gaza's border with israel there's no such thing as calm you see anger soon followed by life sniper rounds. finding their targets schools of life changing injuries mainly young people while near rafa a middle aged man and a medic died. here those wanting to express themselves with words not actions families with children risking their lives mixing
with activists do they believe that the fighting can and who do we use a truce won't hold for long the protesters have an objective until they get what they want there's going to be no call and. a cease fire called last because we have learned here the occupation has taken land by force we will get him back. not far away another rush with no cup of protection it's evident the numbers turning out having creased compared with last week's demonstrations the toxic mix of black smoke and tear gas remains much the same as previous protests the more to follow this demonstration is freedom and life but this isn't the only form of protest in gaza today. inside gaza city behind the rubble comes a different sound from the. peaceful protest on top of what remains of a cultural center crushed by bombing on thursday israel had said that the fights.
dorie building was owned by hamas and it had a presence who are these people for each of us. we have lost our cultural office but gaza loses more than this a theater that helped hundreds of artists. in the international community to immediately open an investigation into the israeli crime. passive resistance to life under siege. andrew symonds gaza city. cameroon this government says it will investigate a video which appears to show soldiers shooting at on armed people and the seem to national says it's verified the video through witness testimony and analysis of weapons and uniforms it was reportedly filmed before may twenty sixth seeing in a village in the far north of the country a spokesman for president says the video was released to undermine the government ahead of elections in october. adultery
a queen is the advocacy director for africa right on the scene to national he says the video is evidence of a culture of impunity in cameroons military. the video documents. cameroonian soldiers basically lining up men women and in the our north and basically committing action additional executions the soldiers that can be heard on the tape saying that they're committing a comic has the type operation it seems like the footage west by one of their own soldiers so it is very clear we've been able to confirm that these are indeed cameroonian soldiers and that they're not grow type operation based on the fact that this has happened before and that this seems to be a pattern of operation by the security forces in the country in twenty seventeen we released a report that documented incidences of torture by the karine security forces the
elite forces known. her who had operating in a camp called sounds like these kinds of. treatment beatings and action executions even proceed those kinds of incidents there's years a culture of impunity the government has been fairly dismissive calling the concerns raised by both domestic and international human rights group says it's not credible so today's announcement that they're going to actually investigate as an incredibly important positive step but of course a single incident is not going to address all of the incidents of abuses that have been documented prior. we've got a lot more to come here at al-jazeera including we can't sit comfortably just yet why am is a man of god was integration as zimbabwe president has been delayed. by
months of pounds of extract remains to return home to join protests. in east being sky spy the taj mahal. far as the sun sets in the city of angels. hello there we've still got plenty of showers around the black sea at the moment the satellite picture is picking up those shower clouds very clearly you can see them here stretching their way across georgia and away across the caspian sea we have plenty of showers here for weeks now yet more showers expected as we head through the next few days and again some of them are likely to be rather heavy with the old rumble of thunder in as well elsewhere and it's just roll the whole to see much expect now beirut's not to hope we're at thirty one but further inland we're looking at thirty five force in kabul and force in baghdad all the way up at forty five i mean for the towards the south and it's not being quite so hot on the thermometer says recently here in doha because it's been so schumer but humidity is
expected to stick around as we head through saturday but on sunday things will change we're expecting the winds to fire down from the northwest that's a drier direction for the winds so forty four forty five will be our maximum but it will be a draw a feel to the further south you see the cloud as they can off to give a few showers over parts of oman as you'd expect at this time of year a bit further towards the south and we've had some very heavy downpours over the eastern parts of south africa recently that's been gratefully received it's also a fair amount of snow or of that clearing away though and behind it the temperatures are bouncing back up we'll see nineteen in durban force in cape town where it's eighteen. the weather sponsored by qatar and race. getting to the heart of the matter unless we have a new generation scrolling up to understand better our relationship with a natural well then soon there will be nothing left facing reality or our friends and allies played
a positive on the phone thing and his commission for taking this hear their story on talk to al-jazeera ya. know. right now as i look at the top stories here at al-jazeera. president people to shore up their currency by selling dollars in exchange for the lira the lira has fallen to a record low thirty five percent of its value since the start of the year partly because of additional terrorists by the u.s. on seal. the u.s.
jury has ordered that the makers of a controversial wheat killer pay more than two hundred fifty million dollars in damages california groundskeeper dwayne johnson who's dying of cancer accused of ignoring the health risks of its product round up. all appeal against the ruling. government says it will investigate a video that apparently shows the military shooting of unarmed people amnesty international says it's verified the video through witness testimony a spokesman for president pool says the video was released to undermine his government ahead of elections in. president. has been delayed because of a legal challenge to the election results it was a sunday lawyers for the opposition movement for democratic change alliance filed their case at the constitutional court in harare they say they have evidence of fraud and election rigging. has more. this is the first time in zimbabwe's
history an inauguration has been stopped the m.d.c. alliance party say they want the election results overturned they say they have evidence forms that show that the results were tampered 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 holidays here which means all meet on wednesday they have fourteen a day to make a decision and i can do is wait president elect city respects the court's zanu p.f. supporters aren't thrilled with us opposition supporters are static but most about wins think are 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 the opposition would say it's 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 if 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. now to libya where years of conflict especially in the so-called oil crescent of damage power generation many areas endure lengthy blackouts and constant electricity cuts are affecting their economy mahmoud reports from the capital tripoli. struggles with power cuts he says his business his own basic line because he's fridges don't keep the meat as cold as they used to and the changing power levels have ruined his equipment in many cases power switches. by a sudden voltage current. we find spoiled meat in the fridges every day
even though we use power gen. others when the electricity goes off at night for several hours we also pay a lot of money to menton our ruined machines. generators have become a grown trade but they are taking a toll on the environment and people's pockets to all these subzero with power generators to run their businesses and you can hear their sound all over the city frequent power cuts have affected almost all sectors and during the summer months they it usually forces many people out of their homes families flock to public parks like this one for some cool air although sustain their cars for long hours just to use the air conditioners. solar energy is used in some medical centers though it's more costly to turn a jap in r.b.s. as each baby incubators here operates through six power plants that the.
power level fluctuations and switching from one power supply to another can affect these incubators and that endangers babies lives. but the government agency that provides electricity blames the consumers in all sectors for what it calls excessive voltage consumption it's recently conducted a campaign to stop the illegal use of power it's also urging consumers to cut back on their consumption for up that had entered the current production is around five thousand five hundred megawatts what consumption is more than seven thousand two hundred megawatts depending on consumers' conduct also several power plants have stopped working after foreign workers who operated them left because of the security and financial deterioration in the country many shop owners like mohammed have had to let go their workers and small businesses that cannot afford generators
have closed down. after years of instability and fighting it appears for now only a political solution could fix libya's electricity problems. tripoli . dozens of people have been injured after remaining in police used tear gas and water cannon at an anti-government rally in bucharest. thousands of romanians a good thing many ex-pats were calling for the government to resign many had traveled from other parts of europe to attend the protests against the governing social democrats they blame the policy for corruption and a lack of opportunities kid killer says a journalist based in the remaining capital. people i talked to were very motivated they would have been angry about many of the steps that the government has been taking in the last eighteen months that they see that they feel we can the
rule of law you know these are steps basically would be criminalized low level corruption or reduce and weaken the fight against fight against corruption which has been crap has been a big problem in romania for a long time and the people i angry about that and feel that the system needs to change to rise protests there were an estimated one hundred thousand in food and maybe another thirty thousand in other cities so it was a large protest it wasn't as large as the half million people we saw last year in february two thousand and seventy when the government first tried. legislation that would if we can rule of law but it's the largest protests we have seen in. nine months. so it was large anyway but then what happened tonight was shocking it was very surprising in the talk of the protests have been have been peaceful i've been covering remain out for five years and so i was the first night i've ever been tear
gas the first night i've ever seeing the use of water cannons by the security forces the first night seeing large scale clashes. the planned demolition of a mosque in northwestern china has been stopped after protests by members of the muslim community way to grand mosque was due to be destroyed for what the government said was a violation of planning regulations but the top official in the local county now says nothing will be done without the agreement of locals and the united nations says it's received credible reports that two million members of minority groups are being held in secret internment camps in china estimates say at least half of them a week to muslims they've been reportedly forced into so-called political indoctrination camps in the jungle region the chinese government has reportedly launched a crackdown in the area targeting religious expression. u.s.
firemen are battling a building barriers to try to contain the slow moving wildfire in southern california more than twenty one thousand people have been told to leave their homes and seven measures has been declared so more resources are made available to fight the flames. in just a few us from now nasa will launch a new prayer but this one isn't for the outer planets instead it's designed to prey vic streams heat of a thousand degrees celcius and speeds a seven hundred thousand kilometers per hour and a journey that will last seven years the park a sailor probe will fly to the sun to collect data from inside the center atmosphere and shed new light on scientific mysteries she have returns the reponse . as you might expect the key to loitering in the sun's atmosphere is not melting nasa engineers have built a carbon heat shield for the park a solar probe that's just eleven and
a half centimeters thick they say it will protect the equipment that will be surveilling the sun as it sweeps through its corona or outer outlets for the real kill himself about twenty five hundred degrees fahrenheit which are not going to do today but we are going to get it under degrees there and i want to feel like. i see that in the temperature of the corona is just one of the counter intuitive mysteries that the park a probe hopes to solve why is it so much hotter than the sun's core several hundred times hotter science would suggest that the further away from the sun surface the cooler the atmosphere should be the probe is named after eugene parker who formulated the theory of so no wind will be present to watch the moon for the spacecraft named in his own. in one hundred fifty eight he theorized that a flow of particles accelerated into space from the sun and that proved to be true but scientists still don't know how this phenomenon occurs theoretically such particles should cool down and dissipate the further from the sun they get not
speed up so the wind streams could impact satellites in space and g.p.s. radio waves and electrical grids on earth they also cause rural when they crash into the earth's magnetic field and the deflected the probe will begin its first approach to the sun in november as part of its seventy a mission we will go high. and i think it's being before we are in that three million degree plasma region in the corona well gradually will close it will take set of seven giant steps closer to the sun until we're in that final region and as it makes those dives towards the sun surface but paulk or so the probe will eventually become befalls just object ever created by humankind. we've been speaking to terry malick his and astro genesis space dot com and he describes why it's so difficult for nasa this is something that's never been done before you know nasa is going to take a spacecraft and launch it into the outer edges of the star that we that we all see
every day and it's something that you know the hope to kind of uncover some of these mysteries of the sun that we just still even after decades and hundreds of years of observing it don't fully understand why this outer fringe this corona of the sun is so much hotter than the actual surface of the sun is this you know lingering mystery that scientists hope this mission could answer the first big challenge is the loss you know everything does have to go right for this mission to lift off only has a few more days beyond that and maybe another week or so in their launch window to try it once that it gets off the ground it's straight to the sun as your course what i mentioned earlier this is supposed to be the fastest spacecraft ever it's going to loop around venus to supercharge its speed as it approaches the sun and then it has to kind of just towed it through that atmosphere as as fast as possible so it doesn't cook it has that special heat shield made out of carbon fiber foam to kind of keep her room temperature atmosphere around its instruments while it's
susceptible to this super burning hot of the sun so you know if all of those calculations work and if the material can survive it's going to work out to scrape . let's have a look at the top stories here it out zira turkey's president is a people to shore up their currency by selling dollars in exchange for the turkish lira the layers fall into a record low whopping thirty five percent of its value since the start of the year partly because of additional terrorists levied by the u.s. on steel and dollar million a u.s. during his older that the makers of a controversial wheat killer pay more than two hundred fifty million dollars in damages california grounds wind wayne johnson who's dying of cancer accuse monsanto of ignoring the health risks of its products roundup monsanto says it will appeal
against the ruling. cameron's government says it will investigate a video that apparently shows the military shooting at unarmed people in the sea international says it's very fied the video through witness testimony it was reportedly filmed before may twenty sixth seen in the village in the fall north of the country a spokesman for president says the video was released to undermine his government ahead of elections in october. the inauguration of zimbabwe's president emma's a man and god who has now been delayed because of a legal challenge to the election results it was for sunday lawyers for the opposition movement for democratic change alliance fall day case at the constitutional court in harare they say they have evidence of fraud and election rigging. dozens of people have been injured after remaining in police used tear gas and water cannon as an anti-government rally in bucharest thousands of remains including many ex-pats were calling for the government to resign many had traveled
from other parts of europe for the protests against the governing social democrats they blame the party for corruption and a lack of opportunities. the planned demolition of a mosque in northwestern china has been stopped after protests by members of the queen muslim community wage you grand mosque was set to be destroyed for what the government says was a violation of planning regulations the county leader now says nothing will be done without the agreement of locals or i'd have to say those are the very latest headlines for us here at ows is their r.v. back in half an hour also talked to al jazeera. al-jazeera follows the lives of people in the heart of immigrant communities. in six major cities across europe. the stories we don't often have
told by the people who live them. a brand new documentary series this is year a coming soon on al-jazeera. would you. say hussein has been the united nations high commissioner for human rights since twenty four change in those four years the attacks on people safety and dignity seem to have reached into all corners of the world meet mars campaign to drive hundreds of thousands of ethnic origins out of the country the abuse and denial of asylum heaped on migrants fleeing war and economic deprivation the carnage left behind in the civil wars in yemen and in syria as well as in those parts of syria.