tv NEWS LIVE - 30 Al Jazeera August 27, 2019 8:00pm-8:34pm +03
nice piece on al jazeera. the leaders of turkey and russia agree to additional measures when the fighting in syria's rebel stronghold. sam is a band this is al jazeera live from coming up brazil's president says he wants an apology before he accepts a combat amazon forest fires. u.k. opposition unite to try and stop britain from crashing out of the e.u. without a deal a landmark ruling in the us pharmaceutical giant johnson and johnson faces a $572000000.00 fine for its part in the opioid crisis.
now the presidents of turkey and russia have met near moscow and decided to increase coordination in syria like they may have putin and russia talk about of the one of him backing opposing sides in syria they say they've now discussed joint steps in tackling the fighting in. the 2 leaders also talked about a major weapons deal and putin confirmed russia has delivered a 2nd battery of its s. $400.00 missile defense systems despite that cooperation of the one says his forces will react against the syrian government if necessary. the provocations by the regime have reached an acceptable level i would like to say it is especially by our borders our right to self-defense and this leaves us no choice we have to act to protect ourselves i discuss this matter with my honorable friend
the president and we are happy to work to cooperate within the spirit. of we and our turkish partners have serious concerns about the deescalation zone in live terrorists continue to show russian positions and syrian forces they try to attack russian bases we hope that the deescalation zone will be a refuge for the rebels and should not be a platform to make attacks we discuss joint measures to neutralize terrorist hotbeds an adlib and to normalize a situation in this region and in syria as a whole we spoke with mr erdogan about it in detail and we found understanding on how and what we can do together to resolve these issues now that fast and has more from as you called ski now in moscow where the talks were held. it was an unusual venue to have this high level meeting between the turkish and the russian president at an airfield no one was treated to this extensive air show and there was a lot of further discussions about buying possible new fighter jets or any other
weapons but of course the main focus of this whole important meeting was the situation in the one had already told president putin that he is fearing a humanitarian crisis and also sees this as a threat to turkish national security put in of course was expected by to want to rein in the syrian forces that have been threatening also turkish troops but there hasn't been any confirmation that that's going to happen what both leaders have said they are going to announce or they announce new measures to neutralize these rebels but no detail about what they exactly are going to do together which was in contradiction with what happened in april when both leaders also matt discussed the same topic then the decision was made to have these joint patrols which also never materialized so russia has actually been increasingly growing
impatient with what has been achieved after this meeting in torchy last year when the agreement militarized zone was agreed and also turkey had agreed to disarm the rebels and that also has now for materialized so no concessions from the part of russia here but a lot of talk about how in times the relationship between the 2 countries has become and possibly new arms sales they have been discussing the as 235 and also the new as 257 and there seems that the turkish president was interested and keen to buy more after these controversial as 400 and type of missile defense systems which were very much deplored by nato and the 2nd batch actually has arrived in turkey today. putin unloaded on went on to welcome the creation of a so-called safe zone of control in northern syria kurdish led forces have begun
withdrawing fighters near the border with turkey it's part of a deal between ankara and washington the u.s. has been backing the kurdish s.d.f. but turkey views the group as a terrorist organization bird smith has more from an attack here in tokyo role in syria's war. bird ones dash to moscow was partly because of the challenge that the turkish military now finds itself with it has a dozen observation posts in what are supposed to be deescalation zones in northwestern syria or one of those is now marooned in what is now syrian regime controlled territory because it was taken back in fighting last week and the syrian regime is pushing against other areas in this deescalation zone and these observation posts risk falling back into territory under syrian control reggi type erdogan wants to make sure that those turkish soldiers are not threatening a longer term challenge for the turkish president is how much longer he needs to
keep or wants to keep the soldiers in those observation posts when what was a deescalation zone is now territory under syrian control similar at the same time syrian kurdish forces have said they have pulled back from the turkish border up to 17 kilometers they're pulling heavy weapons and troops but only from the countryside not from the towns in the cities it's nothing close to what the turks were asking for they wanted them at least 30 kilometers away from the border but this is a u.s. brokered arrangement and it's something that for now turkey is going to have to live with. the u.s. president donald trump says brazilian leader job also narrow hopes his complaints and the full support has been pretty sized for his handling of the fires in the amazon g 7 leaders offered $20000000.00 to deal with the situation a bull scenario says the offer is an attack on the country's sovereignty he says he'll only accept the money if french president emanuel mccraw apologizes for his
comments across the world cannot allow brazil's government to destroy the environment. becomes even more sovereign country and when we have major events we accept international solidarity because it's a sign of friendship but above all there are 9 countries in the amazon and many other countries ask for help it's important to mobilize it quickly so that colombia . brazil in regions that it would like to have access to this international help can have it and can reforest quickly. the number of fires in brazil is up 84 percent compared to last year the army is now helping to deal with the crisis daniel schorr to reports from part of a 01 of the worst affected areas. look from one side of the plane and the amazon is verdant pristine teeming with life too big to destroy then this suddenly it's gone. the rate of deforestation in recent months breaking all records fires are started by speculators aiming to impose man's will on nature but they often rage
out of control and the devastation is immeasurable. this year the fires are much stronger than previous years there are very very strong affecting our visibility on work i think people took advantage of the dry season to start the fires they do it to dispose of on wanted vegetation to a rich the soil and clear the way for lucrative cattle ranches and soya plantations only from you get a member of the. at this. juncture 1st of all the great waves found one ready because i think there are a lot more by the fire in recent weeks. president jarv also nod off a strong criticism from around the world that he wasn't doing enough to fight the fires has deployed the military he's hercules c. 130 s taking off from port to spray some of the affected areas it's
a bit of styling you see all the order was given on thursday and by saturday beyond he was supporting the operation so personal of being in the fields and steam combating the fires on sunday it rained would also help to put out the fires. this is the beginning of the rainy season which the author of his hope will douse the fires of the still burning there bemused by the international concern saying they are dealing with what for them is an annual but containable problem people tend to see the problem. with their always ends or with the lens i don't offer today and i think that we there are here right now inside of the problem we have let's say very used to the problem and now we know we we really doesn't look at it. such a big problem this is sold around. people come to the amazon region believing they contain the wilderness can take control of 40 developments from up here it looks
like the only way to tame the rain forest is to destroy it and why now does iran want to veil northwestern brazil. now erica byrne is senior biodiversity research associate at the university of oxford she says the wildfires in the amazon a manmade. these fires are not natural they don't start because of climatic conditions fires in the amazon and need a human guinea shin source so someone needs to put the fire somewhere for the fire to spread into why do you are seeing the fires that are related to the forest station so of course the forests stop them then it's satellite after a few months dry and during the dry season you set a light for it to become ashes and then it's possible to put pressure on so what would be a single year of the fires here is related to the 1st station that deforestation that was having crease of barely according to the numbers from the brazilian space agency and that is bound to be echoing pained by
a high number of fires that amazon alone is towards the equivalent of 100 years of c o 2 emissions from the us that's how much carbon it's locked into them is and in a moment that it could get down and it couldn't fire all that carbon goes to the atmosphere either as you chew or carbon monoxide as you mention so of course it's going to have a huge impact in to accept a rating climate change. the u.k. opposition parties are agreeing to work together to try and prevent or no deal breaks it they say they'll pass through legislation or hold a vote of no confidence to prevent the u.k. from leaving without an agreement this comes a week before m.p.'s return from their summer break the new prime minister has vowed to take the u.k. out of the e.u. by york toba 31st deadline with or without a deal. as more from london. for months now the main criticism of the anti brics it pro remain in the e.u.
policies has been that they spend far too much time bickering with each other and not enough time coming out with some joint position on how to oppose and if it breaks it but eventually at this point at the end of the summer with parliament starting next week it looks as if they are trying to suggest that they've got their act together and are behaving in a in the united way so gone for the time being seems to be the suggestion of holding a no confidence vote in boris johnson his governments just on the grounds that they couldn't win because there aren't enough conservatives who would support that position because it make it look like they're in the pockets of jeremy corbyn the labor party leader but instead what these opposition parties have now said is that they will do when they can see a legislate against a no deal breakers and to force a delay in the process so the u.k. doesn't end up leaving on october 31st which is what boris johnson has absolutely vowed will happen and so to that end the main calendar date looks like it'll be something around september the 9th when parliament debates issues to do with
northern ireland and of all governments it looks like they will try to add bits on to force that delay to no deal but it's one thing saying they will do that is quite another actually being able to do it because as we saw earlier this year parliament voted repeatedly against no deal and yet it still remains the option because they couldn't find anything else to vote for and so the next thing all these opposition parties have to do is to think of something else that replaces a no deal brick sets which could commands. a majority in inside politics otherwise the thrust of no deal is as they would say it remains on the table and i think at this point you'd be you'd be a full to rule out a national election because it might end up still being the only way to break the deadlock. so had an al-jazeera grieving palestinians demand israel returns the bodies of their loved ones under feeding the truth in indian administered kashmir journalists demand access to report on the crisis.
and though that still holds and dry across much of the middle east now we will be saying one or 2 were bits and pieces of cloud which could actually bring a shower as we head on into wednesday there possibly across into armenia and on towards of the barge on 30 celsius in baquba the heat is still across much of iraq $48.00 celsius in baghdad on wednesday and a similar $48.00 on thursday might just at that point see want to cross into pakistan but nothing particularly heavy is in the 4 causes temperatures staying high further to the south he would if he is back as well so that 39 in doha on wednesday fitting a lot hotter than that $41.00 across in abu dhabi and then again we have got some little areas of coastal cloud across this far south of yemen and still pushing up towards the oman as well as the maybe just even
a straight into pushing into fall southwest of saudi as we head into thursday plenty of crap pushing around the cape as we go into southern africa you can see on the satellite not a huge amount of class but enough to actually bring a few showers over the next couple days not just there but actually wrapping around that coast pushing across into durban look at these temperatures in johannesburg $26.00 celsius and 27 on thursday as about 8 degrees above the average meanwhile 15 in cape town with those showers.
welcome back you're watching and just 0 time to recap our headlines the presidents of turkey and russia have held talks they have moscow they've agreed to increase coordination in syria's rebel held province soft of recent escalations they also say a major weapons deal is on track. u.s. president donald trump says brazilian leader job also not has his full support g 7 leaders off a $20000000.00 to deal with the amazon fires. says such an offer is an attack on
the country's sovereignty u.k. opposition parties have agreed to work together to try and prevent or no deal breaks and they say they'll pass through the just hold a vote of no confidence to prevent the u.k. from leaving the e.u. without an agreement. after another day of negotiations with the u.s. here in doha the spokesman for the taliban says talks of reached their final stages on monday president of trump said there is no timeline on reaching an agreement a ton of man delegates oho shaheen says the deal is close it's a good progress if you see a ship. also progress in the past and we progress this so we are finalizing. it meaning quite working. as soon as the meaning point finalized so they did miss something which involved is remaining
the last white. iran's president says his country will not hold talks on any nuclear deal with the u.s. unless all sanctions are lifted as an ranis comments come a day after u.s. president donald trump said he was open to meeting the iranian leader if circumstances were right pass by doing goddamn good bad or good the 1st step is to remove sanctions without it this lock won't be open all sanctions against the iranian nation must be lifted they are all illegitimate and cruel if you lift the sanctions and apologize to iran then you would be a different situation this government is moving forward in line with this national interest we have been open to negotiation and the word agrees with this fact al-jazeera said baig has more from to her own. president rouhani has been speaking in the front this morning and he took the opportunity to address some of the news coming out of the g 7 meeting that donald trump has said that he's willing to meet
president rouhani if the conditions are right now what president rouhani has said is he's reiterated that earring in line that there will be no talks and no one negotiations as long as the u.s. sanctions are in place he said that all sanctions against the ringing nation must be lifted that illegitimate. and cruel now iran has referred to the sanctions as economic terrorism. experts have been drastically reduced the banking sector has been affected and the economy has also been affected president rouhani said that he did not see any positive developments unless the united states change the wrong path it was on now this is very different from what president rouhani said yesterday because what he said yesterday gave people some hope that he was willing to sit down and talk to president donald trump president rouhani said yesterday that if you had to attend a meeting with somebody or someone to forward in national cause and to alleviate the people's problems he would do that for the national interest now overnight that seems to have changed and that could be because of the supreme leader ayatollah
khomeini who decides all the major policy directions because in the past he has said that iran will not sit down with the united states as long as the sanctions are in place in fact he's called it a double poison basically saying that you are sitting down with the very people that are making your country suffer so it looks like there has been a change overnight and iran is reiterating its positions that there are no talks no negotiations as long as to u.s. sanctions are in place. while china insists there were no recent contacts between washington and beijing to talk about trade those comments came after the u.s. president said they did talk on the phone monday donald trump predicted there would be a trade deal with china very soon both sides have increased tariffs on each other's goods in recent days. has more from beijing. the chinese government reiterating that has not had a direct contact with its trade delegation and that of the united states this is
something that donald trump contended at the g. 7 summit meetings on monday also was reiterated again by his treasury secretary but china said no they said that late on monday and also said that again on tuesday and they also took the opportunity to tell the united states that stop taking wrong action that comes to dealing with this threat were also something coming out of the g. 7 summit reacting here in china they said that this see no british agreement from 1904 at the g 7 member said that needs to be upheld in hong kong china has said no that is an outdated document and that things have moved on from that this is something the chinese government has said in the past and also took this as an opportunity to tell the international community particular g. 7 summit members that this is an internal matter and essentially to butt out of china's business israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has told the leader of lebanon's hezbollah to calm down after rising tensions in the region on monday israeli drones bombed the positions of
a hezbollah lawfully a to palestinian group in eastern lebanon near the border with syria that came a day after a suspected israeli drone crashed into has a last stronghold in beirut it damaged the media office of the iranian backed group of unease president michel aoun called israel's actions that aeration of war that justify the military response. the families of palestinians whose bodies have been withheld by israel are demanding their return campaigners say israel is holding 51 bodies in morgues 4 of whom died in custody 253 in so-called numbered graves the majority of whom carried out attacks in the early 2000 harry force that has more. is tending the grave of his aren't she died in 2017 at home in gaza having spent the previous 26 years hoping and working for the return of her son paris by ruud
was captured by israeli forces in 1991 he'd killed an israeli settler he died in prison in february his body is still in the israeli morgue and which was the most of what his mother is did he has no immediate family in garza but we're not letting it go we are waiting we know it's not easy to get his body back. every year activists and family members stage a day of protest in gaza and in the occupied west bank to remember their loved ones and to renew their demand that they be returned israeli military has long been resolutely silent on this issue certainly they gave no comment to our inquiries or the families of the activists say the motivations for keeping the bodies a clear one collective punishment against the relatives to store up political leverage if you to negotiate it's a tactic also used by hamas in gaza it's holding on to the remains of 2 israeli soldiers killed in the 2014 war palestinian campaigners say israel is withholding
more than 300 bodies most in numbered graves most dating from the violence of the 2nd intifada in the early 2000 that's when julie son amine was killed a fighter in her masses arca son brigade he was attending what he thought was a secret meeting with other factions at a school near the city of janine he was one of 5 killed when israeli forces attacked. i wish i could just lay my eyes on him one last time i wonder and to hand his body over so we can bury him according to islamic law but the prospects are slim especially in the absence of talks between the palestinian leadership and the israelis more likely that she and the other families will be repeating their demands in another year's time how we force it out in the occupied west bank. at least 5 people including a child of drowned after a boat capsized off the coast of libya the libyan coast guard says at least $65.00
people were rescued when the vessel went down in the home city east of tripoli some passengers are still missing the boat was carrying people from sudan morocco somalia and egypt thousands of people in sudan have been forced to abandon their homes because of heavy flooding at least 62 people have been killed and 100 injured the health ministry says roads are blocked in many buildings have collapsed much of the country has been affected the military has been deployed to help the floods follow 2 months of heavy rain muslim clerics in sri lanka are advising women to avoid wearing face veils even though a government ban on face coverings lapsed last week any clothing that prevents a person being identified was banned under emergency rules brought in after the easter bomb attacks in april religious leaders told our jazeera women should make their own decisions. journalists demanding access to indian administered
kashmir many parts of the region a bit on the long down for the last 3 weeks major media organizations have held a demonstration in new delhi. as more. several. of the past demanding that even access to. the crisis in indian admission show me. getting access to such and such and have who are expected to toe the government's line. that had international media not on the protests in the 6 week it would have been very hard for india to even find out about them the government of the day. is preventing journalists from doing their duty. it became a group war really what is happening. in the valley in particular. and believes you know democracy believes in the relation with
. the maybe you are too hung from. this and that john the celeste the government has intentionally made it hard for them to follow the story and especially. because it wants to fight the truth this state of the government wants to show to the wall that everything is fine in india not sickness me but is really no way to find out ness junks from here and on the part of the country as well as those. get free access restrictions on it so they can accurately. now a judge in the u.s. state of oklahoma says pharmaceutical giant johnson and johnson helped fuel an opioid epidemic that killed more than $400000.00 people he's ordered the company to pay 572000000 dollars in damages over its aggressive marketing of addictive painkillers al-jazeera is and the gallacher reports from norman oklahoma. oklahoma
set out to take on a pharmaceutical giant and after 7 weeks of evidence judge found bachmann's ruling was blunt he found that johnson and johnson is culpable in fueling an opioid crisis that's claimed more than 6000 lives in this state the crisis has ravaged the state of oklahoma in the s.p.l. made it a bit immediately for this reason i'm interested in the big plan that consists of cost. 532000000 102028 dollars to a media really a nuisance the case is being seen as a landmark ruling in dealing with a health crisis that's claimed tens of thousands of lives across the u.s. the centers for disease control and prevention say that in 2017 alone close 250000 people died from opioid overdoses lawyer reggie whitten was part of his legal team and lost his firstborn son to addiction i feel like i'm always looking their.
protest no but i think my sanity lost and we're celebrating the day we got to get help. he says the kids lawyers for johnson and johnson say they'll appeal the decision calling it legally floored the state's lawyers were asking for $17000000000.00 from the company but only got a fraction of that is the amount of money that johnson and johnson has been ordered to pay may not be what the state of oklahoma wanted but the message it sends is clear the judge in this case was unequivocal in blaming big pharmaceutical companies in their role in an opioid crisis has blighted the lives of so many and with. thousands of other cases across the country this may set an important precedent to what the pharmaceutical companies produce in t.v. or settle before this trial got underway with monday's ruling oklahoma now has close to a $1000000000.00 for treatment and this is being seen as a huge victory by those that work on the front lines fighting the epidemic we're very very happy this is a good day for the sake of oklahoma we took on
a giant major pharmaceutical company and a judge in norman oklahoma said you killed people it's time to pay the case was being closely watched across the u.s. in ohio alone there are 2000 pending cases but after monday's ruling pharmaceutical companies may now be forced to pay out billions and go across to syria norman oklahoma. and let's take you through some of the headlines here now to syria now the presidents of turkey and russia have held talks near moscow they've agreed to increase coordination in syria's last rebel held province after a recent escalation they also said a major weapons deal is on track. you know. we and our turkish partners have serious concerns about the deescalation zone in it live
terrorists continue to show russian positions and syrian forces they try to attack russian bases we hope that the deescalation zone will be a refuge for the rebels and should not be a platform to make attacks we discuss joint measures to neutralize terrorist hotbeds and it lube and to normalize the situation in this region and in syria as a whole we spoke with mr erdogan about it in detail and we found understanding on how and what we can do together to resolve these issues. putin and the one went on to welcome the creation of so-called safe zones of control in northern syria the kurdish led s.d.f. as begun withdrawing fighters near the border with turkey is part of a deal between ankara and washington the u.s. has been backing the s.d.f. turkey views the group as a terrorist organization the us president says brazilian leader jailed also now and has his complete and full support g 7 leaders of 20000000 dollars to deal with amazon fires but also says such an offer is an attack on the country's sovereignty
he says he'll only accept the money if french president emanuel my craw apologizes for comments he made micron said the world cannot allow brazil's government to destroy the environment u.k. opposition parties have agreed to work together to try to prevent or no deal breaks it they say they'll pass through legislation or hold a vote of no confidence to prevent the u.k. from leaving without an agreement this comes a week before m.p.'s return from their summer break. as the headlines the news continues here on al-jazeera after inside story.
why is kenya important this african country is conducting yet another population count it's expected to sift political boundaries and shape elections but in a country divided along ethnic tribal lines what does that mean this is inside story. hello and welcome to the program. governments has been holding a historic census over the weekend more than 160000 people would you apply to collect data from its population of about 50000000 vets process has proven to be a challenge since millions of cameo.