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in international criticism he blames unusually warm temperatures for the empress and fires that are trying to reports now from the states of one of the worst affected regions. forest fires happen every year in brazil but it was the sheer scale this year that shocked the world the so-called world's lungs were on fire strong criticism firstly from within brazil and the rest of the world forced president. to respond. forest fires happen all over the world so this is no reason to impose international sanctions brazil will continue to be as it is now a country that is friendly with everyone and is responsible in protecting its amazon forest. but he's been accused by many of creating the very conditions he's now trying to control but there's a defiance from the president and resentment from his supporters that other countries feeling was ill what to do yes. i don't agree that other countries should
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come here to presume we don't go to other countries to upset them you don't see brazilians they're causing problems only working to seen money home to invest here this is pioneering country distant from brazil's made population centers or so naro had a message that resonated here. i'm 63 years old and never seen a president as honest as this one who confronts the problems and says what has to be seed is defending brazil these are people who came to tame the forest to cut a bird to carve a future from what they consider to be a wilderness this particular blaze may not be huge but is one of tens of thousands burning across brazil some control some not some illegal some legal what's clear is that few will be investigated but the consequences will eventually be felt around the world. the fires have been put out but what's left is this blackened devastation which will take many years to recover. 70 percent of the
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state of the dawn year has already been developed the forested for lucrative timber then burned to create land for cattle rearing and sawyer production the rest is up for grabs and no one it seems is stopping them at the moment if you burn the forest you are backed up by a president and then you do exactly as you want to do because you know nothing will happen and that's a problem and we have seen statistically when this law enforcement fires in deforestation goes down when we don't have it it goes up. the fires are still burning but will bolster naro bend on the heat of international pressure or bow to the ambitions of some his strongest supporters that there al-jazeera ground on your state northwestern brazil and thousands of people are out on the streets across latin america to protest over the fires in the amazon they gathered in rio de janeiro calling for greater action others around it in colombia chile ecuador and
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mexico. $7000.00 files of course there's a lot that reported this year and 85 percent increase on $28.00. grab a break when we come back on al-jazeera taking the fight to the kidnappers nigeria's crime crisis or even traveling on trains isn't safe. and the syrian government ramps up its defense of retaking times lost to rebels early in the war. hello there are some very strong weather across certain parts of europe in particular into southern poland vaca at the touch of mountains where we've seen these deadly thunderstorms caused by a lightning severe lining a lightning bolt storms in the forecast ahead of this in the southeast and across
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much of central europe it will stay fine and dry temperatures are on the increase all comes out in just a moment but as we go through saturday we would have some warnings in place across the line of the ouse really you can see here we've got more rain in the forecast this is where we could see more of those thunderstorms and then we've got kara conditions further to the east and warming up 27 kids at a bit cooler in moscow 23 and there's some rain in cloud very close by northern europe as new line of cloud working its way in but as i say ahead of that and in between these thunderstorms we've got some very nice weather conditions indeed 21 in poland 31 in paris today and by sunday those temperatures in some cases going up even further 33 celsius in paris that's about 9 degrees above the average for this time of year about 7 degrees above in london so it's almost as if summer has come back and then we had farther to the south into northern africa and we could see some showers here particularly the coastal area on into tunisia very light does not effect at 30 celsius in tunis.
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millions of people across india miss out on medical but a hospital train is delivering doctors and hugs to those most in need one i want to east india is a lifeline expire on al-jazeera. this was al-jazeera where everything you.
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do with al-jazeera and these are the top stories this hour the u.s. president stepping up his country's trade war with china announcing 2 new tariff increases each of 5 percent don't trump also ordered american companies to return home sold in retaliation to paging suspicion to impose tariffs of $75000000000.00. an employee of the british consulate in hong kong has been released by mainland china after being detained for more than 2 weeks simon chang was arrested during a business trip to shenzhen for violating public safety laws and thousands of people in brazil and in state across latin america protested over the fires raging in the amazon rain forest president has ordered the military in to help. now japan says north korea has fired what appears to be 2 short range missiles into the sea off its east coast according to south korea's military they were fired from sundog in south home young province japan says they cause no damage but it is the
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7th such test in a month and u.s. president on trial. says he's not concerned by these latest tests. now i know that you know i think that we have a very good relationship we'll see what happens that could always change but we'll see what happens kim jong un has been you know pretty straight with me i think. we're going to see what's going on we're going to see what's happening he likes testing missiles but we never restricted short range missiles we'll see what happens many nations that. we tested a very big one the other day as you probably know. russia's president vladimir putin those ordered his military to respond to sunday's u.s. missile test the modified cruise missile would have been banned under the cold war era nuclear forces treaty the one that both russia and the u.s. withdrew from washington cited russia's violations which moscow denied and said this latest launch shows washington wants to deploy previously planned banned
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missiles around the world the standoff between the u.s. and its allies over iran will be some of the contentious issues coming up at this weekend's g. 7 summit in france also the worsening trade war between washington and beijing and of course climate change how diplomatic editor james bays reports from here it's where the g. 7 will be taking place just hours before the g. 7 started in the iranian foreign minister was in paris mohammed job it zarif met with president mccraw no pictures of the meeting were released probably so as not to anger president trump. the meeting behind the closed doors of the palace highlights the very different approaches of the u.s. and europe towards iran however there is a new face at this year's g. 7 u.k. prime minister boris johnson some are speculating with breaks it looming he may want to consider taking a tougher position on iran in order to win favor with trump. if boris johnson's
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fertile ground for a new deal that really is true and if what he's been doing in berlin and paris has really just been a ruse of sorts then you're going to see the u.k. pivot towards the u.s. to going to see the u.k. start agreeing more of the u.s. than is european neighbors and they're going to start seeing a much more aggressive. level of posturing from boris johnson who will be in the company of trump and who will almost be egging him on to start behaving in a way that's more u.s. friendly than you friendly iran is just one of an increasing number of global issues whether 7 leaders are likely to have very difficult discussions the french president has already taken the unprecedented step of deciding not to seek a final communique at the end of the summit because he knows there are no words that will be able to sign up to. a number of other countries have been invited to this year's g. 7 prime minister narendra modi of india will be attending and the growing tension between his country and pakistan over kashmir is bound to be discussed growing
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trade wars are also leading to fresh rifts the u.s. and china's difficulties could further destabilize the global economy and here in france the new digital services tax which targets big u.s. tech companies like amazon and google has angered president trump who's even threatened to retaliate with higher tax on french wine. ever since trump took office the issue of climate has been one that's cause divisions that global summits it may well again be 6 verses one with president macro and the canadian prime minister justin trudeau leading calls for the thousands of fires burning in the amazon to be treated as an international crisis james bays al-jazeera the ritz and syrian army has seized the last pocket of rebel control in hama province reclaiming towns lost early in the war the most recent government offensive in the northwest intensified in late april and hundreds of people have been killed and now
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parts of their province are all that remain of the rebel held territory after more than 8 years of war this from bernard smith in antakya near the syria turkey border . no sooner had abu ali family thought. they'd found somewhere to stay the landowner moved them all this is how it's been for hundreds of thousands of syrians throughout the 7 years civil war travelling further and further north to escape the fighting while this displacement is never ending i never expected to be in this situation no one knows what will happen next the fighters don't seem to know if they should advance or that idiom with advance on them the traffic is mostly one way as people head away from the advancing government forces towards the last rebel stronghold of italy a province the syrian regime now controls all of the countryside in hama province south of it after taking over with russian help the last villages and towns that
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had been in rebel hands it's all happened under the noses of turkish soldiers they're behind this wall in one of a dozen observation posts established to monitor what is supposed to be deescalation zone which is a more than you don't know the lowest mark of the our observation posts are not besieged the end nobody can besiege our troops or observation posts i want to clarify it yes there are attacks in the region of adlib the regime is active around our observation posts we are discussing this issue with russia and iran turkey is also worried that regime advances will push more than a half a 1000000 syrians to exporter. the regime s. taking everything that they are giving us a kicking 36 helicopters over our heads forced us to live on my dad's bombing checking on that our legs turkey's president has told his russian counterpart that
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syrian military attacks in northwestern syria a causing a humanitarian crisis type one told bloody mir putin that what's happening there threatens turkish national security it's one of the reasons turkey is so keen to get a safe zone up and running on the syrian side of the border but so far there's still no indication that turkey has agreed with the u.s. military on who will patrol his own and how deep into syria it will go. burnet al-jazeera and taqiyya the health ministry in gaza says at least 100 palestinians were injured during protests on the border fence with israel on friday at least 50 of them injured by live fire several 1000 people took part in the demonstrations the protests ended a tense we get saw 3 incidents of rocket fire from gaza and then return a trio strikes by israel israel's army says it has been restraint in its use of life. one of the most prominent presidential candidates has been arrested on
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corruption charges now be a co you were detained just outside the capital tunis on friday members of his party say this is an attempt to exclude him from the election the candidate has been leading in recent polls government denies the charges are politically motivated. now nigeria is in the grip of a kidnapping crisis thousands of nigerians have fallen victim to a rise in crime and having to pay millions of dollars in ransom mohammed to reports now from could do in an area known as a kidnapping hotspot they're. taking the fight to the kidnappers these offices of nigeria special into robberies. of kidnappers have decided at this point on their budget can do no highway. the thick forest nearby serves as a cover for the gums this highway has been a popular sport for the kidnappers to attack potential victims the police say they're making gains against the kidnappers were over 200 reports.
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we show you to do a whole lot in last 2 weeks we parted up our summer intern and kidnap suspects. printing traffic on the highway tells a different story. this was once one of the busiest highways in the country the highway links the muslim states of the country to the other parts of nigeria now feel motorists are brave enough to travel and. many are choosing not to drive when instead use the train yet even on the trains a squat is a must as the kidnapping guns get bolder and more sophisticated few places appear say abdul-malik mccumber the siniora government official was abducted from his home in the city of could do. then they begin to say ok i should give the money as i don't have money they keep on asking are you have it because the recent cars in
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your ass country sell those cars we need money you have to give over if you don't you are going to kill you after 7 days in captivity of the money was released after paying a ransom but not before being told to deliver a message to the world for 2 years. there wasn't they give you all that i should be able to tell the government that most of them only port they are granted they need employment if they're not employed or people kidnapping people. but it's not just frustrated you through a time into kidnapping it's now a free for all with both pity and 100 criminals joining in. reverend who was kidnapped and held in a forest by a group armed with machetes he says they tortured him until his family paid or not some of $200.00 they were drinking he said i want to give her life or single food for all through a good hearted church. so i do think we can i was. given to go back with my remark i don't have a quote last one and give me a slap on america and it was
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a lot. until now kidnappers in the g.d. had to get the public officials the relatives and foreign workers often in the oil industry what is worrying most nigerians about the current we were kidnapped in their country is that no one and no we're still safe and in. how about the world is either on the bridge or could do now how. a ship carrying $350.00 refugees and migrants is docked in malta after 60 you countries agreed to take them in maltese military vessels took those on board from the humanitarian ship to shore the ocean viking and been stuck at sea after malta and italy initially denied requests to land and a spanish warship has arrived at the italian honor of lampedusa to collect 15 migrants from the charity vessel open arms that is spain's quota of migrants as agreed with france germany portugal luxembourg vessel had initially been denied
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permission to dock initially as part of that government's closed ports policy but an italian prosecutor all of the ship seizure and then evacuation on tuesday. family wildfire in california has forced people to leave their homes nearly 4000 people were ordered out after the fires started in shuster county on thursday officials say strong winds helped spread the wildfire but it has now been partially contained wildfires in the same region last year destroyed more than a 1000 homes and claimed 8 lives. half past the hour here on al-jazeera and these are the headlines the u.s. president is stepping up his country's trade war with china announcing 2 new tariff increases each of 5 percent donald trump also ordered american companies to return home all of this in retaliation to beijing's decision to impose tariffs on
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$75000000000.00 worth of u.s. goods headlines and an employee of the british consulate in hong kong has been released by mainland china after being detained for more than 2 weeks simon chang disappeared on the 8th of august during a business trip to shenzhen near the border with hong kong chinese police say chang was punished for violating public safety laws his detention came as relations between beijing and london solid over the ongoing protests in the form of british territory thousands of people in brazil and across latin america have protested over the fires in the amazon rain forest president has ordered the military in to help. japan says north korea has found what appears to be 2 short range missiles into the sea off its east coast according to south korea's military that were fired from south province the 7th test in a month and donald trump says he is not concerned though by the latest tests. no i
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don't think so i think that we have a very good relationship we'll see what happens that could always change but we'll see what happens kim jong un has been you know pretty straight with a i think. we're going to see what's going on we're going to see what's happening he likes testing missiles but we never restricted short range missiles we'll see what happens many nations that. we tested a very big one the other day you probably know. the syrian army has pushed rebels out of their last pocket of territory in hama province in the northwest the army took the remaining rebel villages with the help of russian air power and the health ministry in gaza says at least 100 palestinians were injured during protests on the border fence with israel on friday at least 50 of them injured by live fire the protests ended a tense week that saw 3 incidents of rocket fire from gaza and the airstrikes by israel you are up to date with the headlines here on al-jazeera we are back with another news bulletin right after inside story. talk to al-jazeera.
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what guarantees we will leave to the people who will be attending the minimal work we listen i'm supposed to explain apologize for someone who is also terrorizing we meet with global newsmakers and talk about the stories that matter on the go to 0. forced out of school violence robbed nearly 2000000 children of an education in west and central africa why armed groups attack in that schools and what can be done to ensure kids learn and thrive this is inside story. hello and welcome to the program i'm hashim. summer holidays are almost over for
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children in the northern hemisphere but many kids won't be returning to class in west and central africa the u.n. still didn't fund says armed groups are in targeting schools teachers and students unicef says more than 9000 schools in the region have closed due to violence 3 times the number of the end of 2017 which means nearly 2000000 children are missing out on an education the unicef report examines increasing threats and attacks in 8 central and west african countries nearly half of the schools closed are income alone where more than 600000 children are not going to classes in mali attacks on schools doubled between 2017 and this year in central african republic the number rose by more than a 5th and school closures due to violence have gone up 6 ford in book in
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a fossil molly and nisha. let's bring in our panel in johannesburg patty nachle chief of the unicef africa services unit and the lead author of the report in ghana chalk or america executive director of the west africa network for peace building and in my degree nigeria my . teacher based in borno state welcome to you all better we're talking here about an increasingly alarming situation but what about the main cause is it instability of the violence or a combination of different other factors. well basically we have 1900000 children being pushed out of their education being pushed out of school across 8 countries in western central africa for in security reasons for violence as well as threats of violence i myself for instance visited to put in a fossil
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a few weeks back and there the what we see is that the reasons most of the schools are closing is because of threats of violence they see that that schools have been attacked in other villages there are rumors that are coming through that this school will also be attacked so basically children are kept home and in often is the case as well obviously you know entire villages are being displaced because of that fear of attacks so we have a combination of think the root cause is insecurity and it is fear and that is making parents keep their children at home rather than sending them to school to clinica why is this fear gaining momentum in different parts of the west and central. africa i think the 1st in this rockledge that is the cycle when you have the levels of. the standard of education that we have in west africa especially you look at the increase number of militants and violent
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extremists then you begin to now make a connection between what has happened in the past and what is happening to date so if you look at. region like the not part of nigeria we have elite literacy level is over 65 percent little wonder why we have the issues relating to violent extremism in the region and now what happens is that when you have a level of illiteracy that we have which increases the number of out of school children especially the male children they go on packed all these lives and then the education of banda continue to go down on daily basis so the next was between these and what happens within the disaster. curity. is what you begin now to imagine not just about today but even about tomorrow so if you look at what has happened over time thems of the standard of education and what is happening today need to wonder why we have what we hope. my do in my jugglery
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an area that has been targeted many times in the past by book a how to give us an idea about challenges you face and daily basis to convince families to send their kids back to school in the not if we know we have been challenge and our target then was teach us over to total 500 teachers are being cute wearing to try to cut their hair in the open 50000 a cup dusty there we have to run for our lives we migrated to the rural areas in different areas later extended to ride it out it started attempting killing teachers there we need to come back to about it where we showed the little mall security personnel coming back to the rear of the infant us schools who are being burnt on daily basics teach schools are being attacked in universities here is how to be closed down and shouldn't do not have access to school over time before the introduction of distorted i could use to be on duty before we now have to duck to
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send out some of the militant into bach to put it down knowing the obama sent us was done when we started at work it started at work and started calling back today that see the education cannot wait that we have to come back to school that we're not the root cause of these incidents like this because it's just. because if you trace the photos to reduce it shouldn't need to come back to school because one cannot which does what weapons because in the past see year with 4 talks about girls like boko haram saying that western education kababs islamic values then it begs the question about the namath task if they see in the future to convince local communities that that argument advanced by those groups doesn't hold ground. yes we know this this is across the countries that we have been looking at that education what is perceived as western style education is at the bottom or the
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core of some of the conflicts in those countries which is why as unicef we try very much to work hard with the local community with the local community and to come up with local solutions because unless the local community is with us and feels that the education is coincides with their values then you know these these solutions are not going to work we have introduced for instance in nigeria we basic education skills and education curricula in koranic schools we work with local community elsewhere as well to make sure that that parents are involved in the education of their children this is not a solution that had that can be imposed from from the exterior we work very much with with community based solutions and that is really one of the solutions that we have to scale up and work harder at as we move forward if we are to respond
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to this very concerning situation as as one of your guests was previously saying education is very much key i spoke to one priest in northern in northern book in a fast saw a few weeks ago who was telling me that without education there is no development and this is these are in many cases parts of the world that are severely underdeveloped that have a huge issue with children not accessing schools to begin with out of school the number of other school children for instance in in mali and elsewhere is very high and you that you add to that the attacks on the schools and the attacks on the education and you see how that situation is actually compounding in the ripple effect of that is not only going to be felt today in the current situation for these children but also for their families and their communities moving forward if you don't educate a child today what's going to happen to that child when he or she grows up as an adult and therefore. family and their community and their countries so this is really something that we have to take into consideration and the solutions really
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have to be long term. aren't we here talking about failure of governments because it's their argument goal which is to provide security. for its own citizens and protests schools if you look at the investments in education our system over the years by many of the african leaders this will confirm exactly the report the lower level investments in education has created some of these challenges we're seeing today and it begs to question be whole idea about the africa continent that free trade zone we are we are looking at the the youths and the leaders of tomorrow then the production engine for that for to make that africa continent that 3 trips on excel but if you look at the quality of education compound that now by the issues of peace and security which is not allowed to keep
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going to school at the moment we have over. 300 are something to keep that out of school and making the teacher asked redundant most of them are not going to school because they cannot and then he keeps are also out of school so it gives you a whole idea about everything around what we have seen to our compound then it rubbed off the issues of governance defeat and leadership challenges that we have on the continent to some a does this is the talking here about raising awareness you live in a state that was suddenly the headlines all over the world in 2014 with the chip book schoolgirls kidnapping since that kidnapping have you seen a change in the mentality of the people the way the government is reacting to address this particular problem. in your own area. does in 2000 photos of 30 kids of the incidents i don't know about the kidnapping of each book yes then
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there was in my school didn't my school just look at it i did not is time cannot dictate that extreme and cannot escape and i missed several attacks in that area that's called khalidi global name are being spread kind of a community and i've been to several attempts to school before unicef identification in the school and it's same teach us all. that culturally diverse. and u.p.s. is that to psychosocial support to teach us does the best at least it is best to does it where using money to an hour to get a new study butte not a thought brought us that is to teach us the most of our teachers found it that it's we how do very hard that is to share in our say what that in meant to in our socially relationship or to put an artificial to each other what we've done in television what it would to money our school and it shouldn't and we have development plan we know how to stitch on the security personnel around the school
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we have their contact. i know so we also if. we have also ought busy to step down to fit into the community we involve the community members that in the larger community and we have their contact that everything mean anything to the party and i would advise today not how to walk in that in peers to school not in learning if you could remember that in 2 years it doesn't look them but there are nights they would think they have been attempting in my school that you just could not attempt at no help for the thought one blast about for just about 200 meters away from what we do if you short of this training by unicef which it would to come down our student and not least look them down under school very different get out and i've been very helpful and a very good experience i'm definitely going to expose those give me an opportunity to at least a part spit in the education and be a member of it you know my idea is to work in group. according to law and i must
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say it's really a brave of the year the children and the family is so insistent taking that as a school despite what you have been describing passy resilience is one thing but then the spread of those attacks by groups affiliated with al qaeda. these lie mixed in sub-saharan africa and different parts of the west and central africa is is another thing. took us through the i'll turn it is that you've put into place to try to put an end to this phenomena. so basically in the schools that we actually that are still functional and as our teacher colleague in my degree was saying we offer a package of support to school so that they to make them safer for children to be in and for teachers to actually perform their duties. but in situations where we don't have a school or to at all for instance i was in mali this week and visited a displacement camp in mopti in central mali which has seen
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a rise in attacks actually in recent in recent months what we have is we can offer at least safe learning spaces a turn it of learning spaces in these camps so that the kids at least can access some form of basic education and are given some basic education skills numeracy literacy that kind of thing while in displacement in other parts like in northern iraq in a fossil which is also very much a country an area of concern for us because of the rise in security there we offer together with our local partners we offer radio school basically we develop broadcasts that are there are broadcast in local languages 5 times a week in 3 different languages in northern brooklyn a fossil where kids who aren't able to even leave their homes let alone go to school at least can be at home and listen to a radio we offer these radio sets and they can listen and learn something and we are also reaching for the 1st time kids through have never been to school before
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through these solutions as well so again this is about you know taking into consideration that long term effect we have such a huge problem with out of school children in many of these countries regardless of conflict but now the conflict is obviously making things worse but to call him a co would that those alternative blood forms like the broadcast like the would be would be enough given the fact that we're talking about a huge number of people forced out of those schools and do do you think there will be enough we. sources to try to cope with the new york tentative well we're also talking about most of this region challenged by technology so even getting such technology to the seas are so very challenging the 2nd is that we also need to look at the sack or logical disposition of these keeps to learn at school on serious trade.
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if you look let me just give you a little bit of statistics which i think that is part of it is also reflected in the unicef report 220000 i.d.p.'s in booking are facile and over if i was a 900 schools including 500 in this i hope of these shut down leaving about 90000 teach us redundance so how does this now contribute to increases in the level of peace and security challenges that we have on the region is what we now face we as a serious issue on our own so with that are often it is nice too it gets in these kids yes there are available example of what could leap from. a degree and also the unicef colleague already mentioned but we also need to understand that kids that age boss order why are some peer relationship to be able to learn better
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you know not most fair that they feel is not just conducive for for lennon but also for for for 40 patient or whatever it's the these thoughts. my degree have apache from unicef listening to america from west africa network for peace what what change do you have our viewers all over the world watching you give us a sense about the immediate needs the stuff that you need not. for you to be able to convince parents kids to come back to school and provide them with alternatives to tools so that they will continue to learn by a thought of 30 despite the challenges and your population that i have known is called my school and my community just like you post community and actually thought effort and if i mean even to what you've been about properly if it not for now but my advice to parents and largely for the larger community is that the children do
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children of the poor whom ducted people fit to train actually it would not make your dates are that you discover its peace you children of the poor who do fear to train would not make make that shouldn't have peace that it's better that we all come together that is to walk in and i cleave to support at least some of the schools in any way or the order or no doc to be to find no social distance accused to make you want to pass or we're talking about children who have been traumatized by conflicts and by war people who come from poor backgrounds some of them were displaced so ultimately we're talking about need for massive psychological support to help them recover from the trauma and learn isn't this an exceptional moment that when it acquires not on a nasa financial resources but also a comprehensive plan where the international community should be on board. 100
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percent we turn to to local governments to make sure that they perform their duty in ensuring that schools are safe havens for their children we turn to our humanitarian partners to work with us in order to make sure that this is becomes a reality on the ground but we importantly turn to the international community to our donor community and make sure that they step up 70 percent more than 70 percent of our humanitarian education emergency programs are actually underfunded so we need everyone to come on board and make sure that every child has access to education at every child even if they're in books in a fossil even if they're in cameroon they have a right to education that's the call that we make today. what baffles me personally is that you have the african union with this 2030 agenda for sustainable development that says that we need to transform the continent into a better place to live and thrive and the facing problems like this and we don't
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seem to be on top of their own agenda. well i think african union is doing its best but i think it's also if period that we need to start a conversation between at the level of mortal lateralization saw the kind of arms and ammunitions that is used in africa to exit use violent extremism we need to ask questions about the origin and destination the level of corruption in in africa especially among some of the lead us and then beat the cost here is the between the african elites and africa political elites and did this initial we had a stolen money caused because some of the stolen money are supposed to be used to develop the education aspect and then of course the kind of illicit forms that that goes away from africa illicit arms and ammunition back into africa i think this
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conversation need to pick a different level while we continue to besiege africa lead us to do what this should do i think it's also important that this kind of mortal a problem by law crowded nations and accountability needs to begin to take place i see a point my dog oh what's the situation like now where you live is it getting worse or is it improving our families willing to take the risk and send their kids to school or they are more reluctant than ever to send them back to school. echo in my community is really walking and roll mythos increased tremendously at least we have enough we see need more classes at least some of the classes are not even enough for at least talk of pi the last aerosmith increase that we know education i see right we do not neglect we do not at least we we that if we know we did we'd help of the community and outro are good to see a room a tax increase everyone wants to be in
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a school the school has now busy beyond as in you just like a child friendly space all children want to be in school and don't let us increase we need for that small class isn't that it's asking proof seriously. but c c c now we have some good news coming from my degree by the same time the concern is about the infrastructure the number of more kids not finding the right place. though would shelter them against the backdrop of this how concerned are you about the future of west and central africa what kind of impact we have on those countries if the number of students dropping out of school and schools closing because of instability and violence increases in the future well that's a huge concern for us of course because as we know when children are up after school they're much more likely to become victim to traffickers they are much more likely to end up in child marriage for girls much more likely to basically have
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their future is ruined by the lack of access to knowledge and education so this is really something of concern we also know that the number of children is increasing in that part of the world across africa saw so this is education placing education at the center of the conversation is really important then we often look at me in this part of the world through to strategic lens or security lens and we'd like for once to peel that away and to bring children back to the forefront because those those communities and the civilian communities are the ones paying the highest price less than a minute please if you can is an issue that has been debated in africa whites since independence and the failure has been phenomenal in many parts across the continent what's the biggest problem here are we talking about lack of political will from the political elite or is it a purely economic thing the budget for education is not enough and therefore what we see there is a normal result. i think that you because nazis don't you so he's
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a major problem most of the educational systems are any bit from the colonial masters and that have not changed or by put up by but i also think that image an issue yes governance diffuse which he's these is direct reflection of the lack of we with independent school elites to invest in education or to see the nexus between quality education and the future of africa not seen nachle took a mccain as a my dog oh my god she already appreciate your time and your contribution to the program and let's all hope that tomorrow would be a better day for children across the african continent and thank you for watching you can see the program again and its time by visiting our website al-jazeera dot com for further discussion go to our facebook page that's facebook dot com forward slash a.j. it's a story it can also join the conversation on twitter i'll hand it is and a.j. sized from
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toothbrushes satellites or mattresses it is an essential element in daily life and so deep in the ivorian forest where you had a book goes from tree to tree scarring them for the precious liquid trump is imposing $200000000000.00 in tariffs on china the world's largest manufacturer of rubber goods china in response imposes tariffs on synthetic rubber the west produces while in the short term this is bad for african producers in the long run some hope the continent could benefit from this trade war i know where the global trade war and despite falling prices at opel calls rubber white gold at least for now. this story of a friendship between a filmmaker and a 13 year old girl would mean. giving to a refugee family being this union. in the face of deep rooted tension between
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deliberate means and the refugees. my syrian friend. on al-jazeera. the trade war between the u.s. and china escalates with donald trump raising tariffs again and telling american companies to come home. from job harder when i'm kemal santa maria with the world news from al-jazeera an employee of the british consulate in hong kong detained by china for 2 weeks has been freed. brazil's president orders troops to help fight the widespread wildfires
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burning in the amazon rain forest. and donald trump downplays north korea's latest miss out even though it's the 7th test in a month. so the us president stepped up his country's trade war with china announcing 2 new tariff increases each of 5 percent this is in retaliation to beijing's decision to impose tariffs on $75000000000.00 worth of american goods just in the donald trump also ordered american companies to leave china but as an object house or reports from washington he doesn't actually have the power to do that. the trade war between the world's 2 largest economies just boiled over in the span of 280 characters on friday just after u.s. stock markets closed u.s. president donald trump announced via twitter starting on october 1st the
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$250000000000.00 of goods and products from china currently being taxed at 25 percent will be taxed at 30 percent additionally the remaining $300000000000.00 of goods and products from china that was being taxed from september 1st at 10 percent will now be taxed at 15 percent this was trump's retaliation after beijing announced a few hours earlier that china will tax an additional $75000000000.00 worth of u.s. goods also starting next month that came at the end of an already tumultuous day earlier friday the u.s. president tweeted and order to american businesses move supply chains out of china immediately trump does not in fact have the power to command u.s. businesses to leave china but he does have leverage he can encourage them he cannot give them government contracts for example that if they're buying things from the
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government or strine a sell things through the government but no he can't he can't stop that the tweet still spooked investors the dow jones closed more than 2 percent down the tech heavy nasdaq index was off by 3 percent both signs of the importance of the chinese market to u.s. companies all of this comes at a particularly vulnerable time in trump's presidency a growing number of economists forecast a u.s. recession on the horizon driven partly by the white house trade policies trump has responded by blaming everyone but himself i think the word recession is a word that's inappropriate because it's just a word that the. the church people are going to be kind to certain people in the media. are trying to build up because they'd love to see a recession trump also took unprecedented aim at the chairman of the u.s. federal reserve the central bank lowered interest rates last month but not as much as trump hoped that earned its chairman this comparison from trump who is our
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bigger enemy jay powell or chairman c. the chinese leader president trump will spend the weekend in france at the g. 7 meeting with fellow leaders of major industrialized nations the white house has asked concerns of a global recession to be front and center and no doubt the u.s. china trade escalation well dominate those discussions castro al-jazeera washington spoke to done one last hour who is a china analyst for the economist intelligence unit and she told us trump's order for u.s. companies to leave china is unlikely to be followed but it could still hurt beijing's economy china is still the largest single market outside of the u.s. so for them to entirely absent china is irrational and likely outcome or business decision for them but the answer isn't c. of the trade talk it is totally irrational for
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a lot of those companies to hold off their long term investment in china is specially when they decide whether to putin new factory on they don't want to be subject to tariffs later so chinese economic growth march suffer a further by this point it looks to us that there might be more drastic a response from the chinese government and their likelihood of getting a deal the september is very very minimal at this point. 2 other news and an employee of the british consulate in hong kong has been released by mainland china are off to being detained for more than 2 weeks simon chang disappeared on the 8th of august during a business trip to the city of shenzhen which is near the border with hong kong chinese police say he was punished for violating public safety laws. his detention came as relations between beijing and london soured over the ongoing protests in the former british territory here is wayne hay in hong kong to bring us up to date on this one i suspect wayne that we won't hear much more on what violating public
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safety laws actually is china keeping it pretty generic there. they certainly kemal and i suspect we probably won't hear any time soon either from simon chain given that he is an employee of the british consulate here in hong kong we understand according to that post from the family members on social media that he is now back in hong kong but he needs time to rest catch up with family of course and no for further comment will come as far as comment from mainland china goes all with head release soon after he was detained on august the 8th was a statement from the ministry of foreign affairs in beijing saying that he had been detained for violating those public security laws but they didn't say what he had done to violate those laws then in the last few days we had comments in state media in china very much seen as you know come on as the mouthpieces of the communist party in china that he had visited
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a prostitute in chen jan and that is why he was detained for the man mandatory 15 days and a fine as well the comments from the shenzhen police is that he has confessed to a crime and then was released after that mandatory detention the family says the allegation that he visited a prostitute is ludicrous it is false but we will not know more until we hear i guess directly from simon chang himself or from the police or the government in china but the obvious link is being made from here in hong kong that this is to do with the ongoing anti-government protests movements here which we're seeing continue today because we understand has in the past expressed support for the protest movement and to want to extend the protests continuing today when we saw some pictures earlier looked like the hard hats the black shirts the umbrella the barricades going up again. there will be
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a peaceful protest tomorrow on friday evening. we saw thousands of people it's an eye out forming a human chain stretching kilometers right around hong kong in a symbolic show of solidarity and unity and to show that this protest movement is very much still alive what we are seeing now one saturday afternoon is a much in the cow loon ogg of hong kong this was a much that i was given approval by the police so no problem they have but as we have seen in the past many times a small group of protesters is broken away from that main peaceful munching group and is staging something of a sit in near a police station and kalou and they have adopted this similar tactic that we have seen in the past of setting up barricades pushing those barricades closer and closer to the police station itself some of the protesters have defaced the walls at that police station prompting our riot police to come out but at the moment
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that's all it is there is no sign of any confrontation happening in that hot all of the city just yet but as we've seen in the in the past is a very unpredictable situation at times again no sign that this protest movement is going away any time soon more protests planned on sunday and in the days and weeks ahead ok then when we'll check in with you again later if anything does happen when he's in hong kong. brazil's president has ordered the military to help contain the fires in the amazon the world's largest rainforests both sonora responded to the crisis are facing growing international criticism he is blaming unusually warm temperatures for the unprecedented filed standard the reports now from the state of run donia one of the worst affected regions. forest fires happen every year in brazil but it was the sheer scale of this year that shocked the world the so-called world's lungs were on fire strong criticism firstly from within
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brazil and the rest of the world forced president. to respond. forest fires happen all over the world so this is no reason to impose international sanctions brazil will continue to be as it is now a country that is friendly with everyone and is responsible in protecting its amazon forest. but he's been accused by many of creating the very conditions he's now trying to control but there's a defiance from the president and resentment from his supporters that other countries pulling brazil want to do. i don't agree that other countries should come here to presume we don't go to other countries to upset them you don't see brazilians they're causing problems only working to seen money home to invest here this is pioneering country distant from brazil's made population centers also nardo had a message that resonated here. i'm 63 years old and never seen a president as honest as this one who confronts the problems and says what has to
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be seed is defending brazil. these are people who came to tame the forest to cut a bird to carve a future from what they consider to be a wilderness this particular blaze may not be huge but is one of tens of thousands burning across brazil some control some not some illegal some legal what's clear is that few will be investigated but the consequences will eventually be felt around the world. the fires are being put out but what's left is this back and devastation which will take many years to recover. 70 percent of the state of the year has already been developed the forested for lucrative timber then burned to create land for cattle rearing and sawyer production the rest is up for grabs and no one it seems is stopping them at the moment if you burn the forest you are backed up by a president and then you do exactly as you want to do because you know nothing will
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happen and that's a problem and we have seen statistically when this law enforcement fires in deforestation goes down when we don't have it it goes up the fires are still burning but will bolster naro bend on the b. heat of international pressure or bow to the ambition of some his strongest supporters that. ground on your state northwestern brazil. thousands of people have been out on the streets of latin america as well to protest over the fires in the amazon they gathered in rio de janeiro calling for greater action others rallied in colombia and peru chile ecuador and mexico 77000 of fires across brazil have been recorded this year 85 percent increase on 28 . now officials in chile say the capital and its outskirts of suffering their worst drought in decades the government has declared an agricultural agricultural emergency in half of its districts.

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