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zira. swear every. turkeys president mourns the u.s. their alliance is at stake after donald trump increases tariffs on ankara steel and ality and. the whole robin you're watching al-jazeera life my headquarters here in doha also coming up at least three palestinians are killed and hundreds are wounded as they demand their right of return. also an employee steals a plane from a seattle airport and then crashes shortly afterwards. also a chemical company monsanto is hit with two hundred eighty nine million dollars in damages for failing to warn about the health risks of
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a weed killer. welcome to the program turkey's president has written an opinion piece in the new york times warning that the u.s. must respect turkey's sovereignty or their partnership could be in jeopardy. the ones said this week that his country will seek new friends and allies if the united states continues to pressure its economy u.s. president donald trump announced this week that he would double steel an element of tariffs on turkey. to sell their dollars and buy layer instead to prop up the currency which has fallen to a record low since the start of the year the turkish lira has lost thirty five percent of its value against the dollar a much of that decline has happened since president took office with hugely expanded powers a month ago. has more from istanbul. turkey.
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president for just a prior to an address this large rally and have this massive for his citizens yes. if there is anyone who has dollars euros or gold on the pillows that you go exchange for lirot at our 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 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. or mr r. and here is you know eighteen would be very really ready to hear a robust economic program today after they had been elected fortunately they're a little bit late on that as
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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 turkey's continuing dispute with the united states over every right to have 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 approach with the master selling of shares in european banks would generally have bigger exposure to the turkish ganymede 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
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trying to beat them with a financial stick and some even believe it's just a political move by present trump ahead of 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 seen up to solo al-jazeera a stumble iran's foreign minister has voiced support for turkey in its dispute with the u.s. . tweeted jubilation in inflicting economic hardship on its nato ally turkey is shameful the u.s. has to rehabilitate its addiction to sanctions and bullying or entire world will unite verbal condemnations to force we've stood with neighbors before and will again. now the un envoy for the middle east peace process nicholai phase in gaza he'll meet with hamas officials on is expected to discuss a ceasefire proposal at least three palestinians have been killed by israeli forces
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during a twenty friday of protests at the gaza border one of the people killed was a medic who was attending to the injured more than three hundred others were hurt since the protests started in march israel has killed around one hundred fifty nine palestinians under seven from gaza. there's a truce but just here on gaza's border with israel there's no such thing as calm anger soon followed by live sniper rounds. finding their targets schools of life changing injuries mainly young people. 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 end it would be to use a truce hold for long the protesters have an objective until they get what they
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want there's going to be no call in. a cease fire called last because we have learned here the occupation has taken land by force we will get it back. not far away another rush with no 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 them also for this demonstration is freedom and life but this isn't the only form of protest in gaza today the look. 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 first day israel had said that the five story building was owned by hamas and it had a presence who are these people of fighters. and that we have lost
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our culture office but gaza loses more than this a theater that helped hundreds of artists ask us go in the international community to immediately open an investigation into the israeli crime. passive resistance to life under siege. andrew symonds al-jazeera gaza city. the saudi a morality coalition says little investigator strike in yemen that hit a bus full of schoolchildren killing fifty people the united nations has called for a prompt independent inquiry the coalition insists it struck legitimate targets this image was tweeted by james down a slope of the head of conflict team for save the children u.k. in it he says a sign we should never have to see child sized graves for the twenty nine victims of an air strike on their school bus mohammed atta is following those developments from neighboring djibouti his report contains images that some viewers may find disturbing. it's hard to imagine
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a more disturbing and sickening image of the futility of war in the. strike by the sodium but article mission body parts us through. amman folds up whole body of a. rat them i love him and that is what is his guilt what is his crime he wonders why target these students this is the walk of the american city coalition flight school children why we will seek revenge no matter what he says. his children why in a minibus full of students heading back from a school some a company in yemen but does their boss drop through a busy market in. the probe is it was thought that by the air strike they do what they can here. hospital which is under-resourced. and what effect will it help on these young minds dozens of their classmates were killed in the strike there is now a growing chorus of condemnation a rare thing in the immense three and
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a half year when. 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 is a bus carrying children in die on market inside the reportedly killing forty people and injuring another sixty eight the u.n. secretary general and tony has called for a swift investigation into the talk to secretary general emphasizes that are these 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 about equalisation has been report that they could sized for targeting civilian areas in their war against the whole of the fighters the fighting has killed thousands and
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left millions of us on the brink of starvation how about the well jazeera djibouti . a stolen plane has crashed in washington state in the u.s. this video on you tube shows the cross shortly before it crashed officials at seattle tacoma international airport say an airline employee took the aircraft without permission fighter jets were scrambled after the authorized takeoff it's believed the passengers were on board the horizon q four hundred when it went down on cattrall island a sheriff has ruled out terrorism and given more details on the incident. our information now is there was only one person on the plane and that was the person flying the plane i understand the person may have been doing some air stunts and whatever i do. so that some arm aircraft were scrambled from the air force base there is no indication that this person who was flying a plane was trying to damage anything or attack anything that person crashed into
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the island though in a lot more decision a jury in the u.s. as a state chemical giant to pay more than a quarter of a million dollars to a school grounds keeper the california jury ruled a weed killer made by monsanto caused concern it's the first lawsuit to go on trial alleging a life a saint linked to cancer the case could pave the way for thousands of other claims like how to house more from washington d.c. claim of damages this was the first lawsuit concerning life assayed 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 cancer did round up pro or ranger pro failed to perform as safely as an ordinary consumer would have expected when used or misused in an intended or reasonably foreseeable way answer yes it
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was the roundup pro or range of pro design a substantial factor in causing harm to mr chance in 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 despondent 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 gated stent to meet 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
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thousand cases concerning the weed killer and it's a fix pending and following this decision the kong lumbered faces the possibility of more massive payouts to come i cannot. well still to come here on al-jazeera isolate the long gone but people in northern iraq say the whole thomas kurdish region only slowly seeing the economy recover. and getting ready to travel one hundred fifty million kilometers we look at the probe that's flying into the face of the sun. the south china sea is a very wet place and i wouldn't touch each of course depression the same as sure the philippines see in the white cloud over luzon which covers it doesn't disappoint two hundred ten millimeters is what you might expect from that sort of
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white mass of tide over twenty four hours now those to the southern limit to where the further rain will fall a shower too is possible in borneo maybe in bali as well typically internees here is dry most of the lazier is trying to sing a pole and problems are not in the forecast zone full showers south of the equator very active weather recently active winter as a weather one's sure on these fronts and you see them quite clearly i mean you don't need to be charges to see to something going on there and what's going on is windy and wet weather unfortunately not much rain in new south wales has been nothing much but it's been a bit in victoria a lot more in tasmania we left behind was thirteen sunny degrees adelaide melba a bit warmer in sydney warmest still in perth and perth is to warming up to twenty two now without weather will of course go across the tasman sea losing some of its strength but still counting a lot of potential for rain it doesn't really get to much in new zealand during sunday should be a fine looking day from christchurch northwards but monday is rather wet
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a prospect for the south. on counting the cost what the first wave of u.s. sanctions on iran means for you iranians and companies doing business with the world's biggest oil producers and climate change plus stamping out colombia's cocaine addiction counting the car.
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welcome back you're watching elvis there i'm so ho rob a reminder of our top news stories turkey's president has written an opinion piece in the new york times warning that the u.s. must respect turkey's sovereignty or the partnership could be in jeopardy most of the ones his country will seek new friends and allies if the united states continues to pressure its economy president trump announced this week that he would double steel an alum in the interests of turkey. assistants to the u.n. envoy for the middle east peace process nicholas not far in gaza they'll meet with hamas officials and expected to discuss the cease fire proposal at least three palestinians were killed by israeli forces during the twentieth friday of protest at the gaza border one of the people killed was a medic who was attending to the injured and a stolen plane has crashed in washington state in the u.s. the video here on you tube shows the aircraft shortly before it crashed officials
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at seattle tacoma international say an airline employee took the aircraft without permission it's believed no passengers from the horizon q four hundred but it went down. on island. now the syrian army is threatening a major assault on the last remaining rebel held province and the strikes killed at least eight people on friday leaflets of also being dropped warning people to accept government draw and russian forces in syria say they've shot down to rebel drones they say air defenses were deployed at the him base in the taqiyya province there are casualties or damages were reported it follows a syrian state t.v. report that israeli drone was also shot down the damascus. people living in the semi autonomous kurdish region of northern iraq all struggling a weak economy before the battle to push out iceland twenty fourteen the economy was growing there were high hopes for a surge in foreign investment as the tashi going to report. things are improving
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but people say not fast enough. the story of flight or below is one shared by many here creating a first regional airline in northern iraq became a dream deferred. the war to purge eisel grounded the airline then a political dispute with the federal government in baghdad brought more delays in june three years after the airline was registered it began flying passengers from erbil to cities in sweden germany and holland to meet flight had to be and how to. make the name of it is well known internationally so people have more curiosity to visit the good distance and it is the safest areas in iraq and the most economically stable. can grow if things are stable construction cranes dot the sky line but there are also shells of buildings scattered throughout the capital of
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iraq's kurdish region reminders of the grand aspirations of luxury condominiums shopping malls and to businesses yet to be fulfilled there are one point four million people working for the government and public sector in the semi autonomous kurdish region of northern iraq that's more than one fifth of the population employees have seen their salaries cut some months they haven't been paid. this stems from a dispute over oil exports and budget payments between baghdad and the regional government here in two thousand and fourteen the iraqi government stopped providing funds to the region the. money pays the salaries of government and public sector employees such as kahar hussein and his wife her teaching salary has been slashed in half they say they're owed twelve thousand dollars in unpaid wages and.
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twenty. there is a lot of pressure on us we can't afford any vacations we can only afford food and hope to survive every month and every year this year the federal government resumed payments but not at the pre twenty fourteen level or maybe he had a request that the hope of the people is that the economy goes back to where it was the political the social problems every other problem they're all connected to the economic problems hussain says year after year they keep hearing the economy is improving when they finally believe it they hope to realize a dream put on hold by the economic crisis to give their daughter a sibling natasha going to aim al-jazeera erbil. the number of people indonesia who died in last week's earthquake has risen to three hundred ninety seven the country's force has delivered ninety tons of aid to the badly hit island of lomborg food medicine tents and blankets will be given out to residents in affected areas
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almost three hundred ninety thousand people us approximately ten percent of the island population and are homeless or displaced. many people in south africa have become impatient at land imbalance why roughly seven percent of the population owns about seventy percent of our a bull land and a direct challenge to the government hundreds of families from an informal settlement outside cape town have taken to illegally occupying private land for me to miller has more from stellenbosch. slivers of light shines through the simply furnished home. she's been living on this land illegally for three weeks there are dozens more roughly built homes dotted across this hill in still and bosh near cape town an area known for its affluent vineyards and estates. it's because of our government that we are here you have us for lent before but they have not helped us we have to make a lot of norris and fight to get this land here
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a court is ordered that no more can be built and those that have been occupied be destroyed but as night falls people scurry to bring in more building material. is the believe this is our land that was taken from our ancestors even though the current owner bought this land the previous owner stole this land and so now it needs to be returned to us while we are taking the land. according to government statistics of africa's white minority population owns more than seventy percent of privately owned farming land under political and public pressure to reform land ownership the ruling african national congress says it will support moves to change the constitution to allow the seizure of land as long as it does not harm the agricultural sector or the economy but it's unclear how this will be done and who will qualify for the land while acknowledging the need for urgent land reform presidents forum up or supposed to be struggling with
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a balancing act this week while addressing investors he said the government would not allow land grabs and an alkie wanting to calm the fears of the business community but deciding between what land those people need and what investors want may not make everyone happy the government says it plans to seize one hundred and thirty nine farms across south africa before the constitution is changed if successful amendments to the constitution could be avoided there are fears seizing land without compensation could skip. off investors violate property rights and hurt crude production critics say talk around land exposed creation is a ploy for votes ahead of next year's elections rather than a sincere attempt to reform land ownership and that expectations should be managed meanwhile people here could face eviction as the landowner returns to court in the coming weeks to have them removed from al-jazeera stellenbosch south africa the
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inauguration of zimbabwe's president. has been delayed because of a legal challenge to the election results it was sunday lawyers for the opposition movement for democratic change alliance filed a case of the constitutional court in harare they say they have evidence of fraud and election rigging. level is considering legalizing the cultivation and exportation of marijuana for medical purposes to help revive the economy it may take months before it comes to a vote in parliament but this isn't the first time that the idea of capitalizing on the underground hashish market has been floated. as more from beirut it's illegal but cannabis is planted almost everywhere in lebanon's northern because region in recent years the government stop destroying the crops because it couldn't provide the impoverished population with alternatives now it is considering legalizing cultivation for medical use but some farmers are concerned it could cut
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profits that. the high supply means it's now very cheap so if they do go lies the cultivation its will have no value we have been asking to legalize the trade for twenty years and they were against it and now they want to do this to gain political support from the people who are fed up with the politicians. it's a multimillion dollar industry which an international consulting firm says could help levanon struggling economy it would first have to introduce new seedlings that have medical properties a draft bill has been proposed in parliament proponent say the people of the region will benefit. my proposal to help farmers they have been the victims they can't openly sell it because it's illegal so dealers benefit by imposing a price on the farmers selling the product for higher prices and those dealers have political cover if. it's not the first time the idea has been put forward and it
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may take months before parliament votes on the bill. the farmers say they have little choice but to grow cannabis in order to survive people are poor and there are little economic opportunities they blame the authorities for neglecting their area the livelihoods of tens of thousands depend on this trade which is controlled by the region's powerful families growing cannabis is cheap and alternative crops can't survive the harsh climate here that is one reason why attempts to eradicate the cultivation after the civil war in the one nine hundred ninety s. failed there are those who believe the government should support this industry. today you have. done all. so it's very important for to cultivate such amounts of land where you can get more than forty projects. you can just get out of that. it's out of that the united nations says lebanon is one of the largest
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producers and exporters of cannabis in the world politicians now want to cash in on this lucrative underground market but in a country known for corruption some question the government's ability to control and regulate the trade center. northern because lebannon. ancient objects looted from iraq during the two thousand and three invasion have been returned mesopotamia after artifacts which are five thousand years old were found in london by british police during a raid on an art dealer experts from the british museum were able to identify the exact archaeological site they were stolen from is a small victory after many artifacts were destroyed by eisel. in more recent years we've seen that total eradication of monuments of international standing in northern iraq by diet there's been a renders destruction of sites of all periods and all types across the country.
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preparing to launch a new probe headed towards the sun originally slated for liftoff early on saturday morning the launch was delayed until sunday now the spacecraft is designed to brave extreme temperatures of one thousand degrees and speeds of up to seven hundred thousand kilometers per hour the pro-ball fly around the sun to collect data from inside the solar atmosphere she had returned to has more. 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 counteract misfire the real chill gets up to about twenty five hundred degrees fahrenheit which we're not going to do today but we are going to get it under degrees and what is the feeling. i see . on the temperature of the corona is just one of the counter intuitive mysteries
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that the poca 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 launch of the space craft 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 get hotter than anything is being before we are in that three million degree plasma region in the corona well crackly will close it will take set
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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 palca so the probe will eventually become the fastest object ever created by humankind. you're watching all just their arms the whole robin these are all top news stories turkey's president has written an opinion piece in the new york times warning the u.s. must respect turkey sovereignty or the partnership could be in jeopardy recipe the one said his country will seek new friends and allies if the united states continues to pressure its economy u.s. president trump announced this week that he would double steel and alimony and tariffs on turkey assistance to the u.n. envoy for the middle east peace process nicholai and a lot of garza meet house officials and expected to discuss
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a ceasefire proposal at least three palestinians have been killed by israeli forces during a twentieth friday of protest at the gaza border one of the people killed was a medic who was attending to the injured a stolen plane has crashed in washington state in the u.s. this video on you tube shows the aircraft shortly before it crashed officials at seattle tacoma international airport say an airline employee took the aircraft without permission fighter jets were scrambled after the unauthorized takeoff it's believed no passengers were on board the horizon q four hundred when it went down on catriona island the sheriffs ruled out terrorism and given more details of the incident. our information now is there was only one person on the plane and that was the person flying the plane i understand the person may have been doing some air stunts and whatever i know that some are aircraft were scrambled from the air force base there is no indication that this person who was flying a plane was trying to damage anything or attack anything that person crashed into
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the island the syrian army is threatening a major assault on the last remaining rebel held province strikes killed at least eight people on friday leaflets have also been dropped warning people to accept government rule. the number of people in indonesia who died in last week's earthquake has risen to three hundred eighty seven the country's false has delivered ninety tons of aid to the badly hit island of law books food medicine tents and blankets will be given out to the residents in affected areas almost three hundred ninety thousand people will support some at least ten percent of logbooks population that are homeless or displaced those are the headlines more news in half an hour next on al-jazeera is counting the cost to stay with us. they set sail for gold. but discover their resorts worth more than its weight you can be. driven by commerce enabled through politics and religion
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executed with brutality. in episode one slavery roots charge the birth and rise of the african slave trade mapping a history that is going to humanity. for all the gold in the world on a jersey girl. has them seeking this is counting the cost on al-jazeera your weekly look at the world of business and economics what the first wave of u.s. iran sanctions means for iranians and companies doing business there also this week big oil and climate change what are the world's largest oil companies failing to reveal about the future of fossil fuels. plus the economic stakes in the saudi cannabis back. so a first round of u.s. economic sanctions on iran.

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