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fight over two palestinian teenagers. israel said it has caught those responsible for killing a couple
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in front of the children last week. in france, 20 people are known aftere lost their lives cities like caen received two months of rain over a two-hour. nato has held an emergency meeting in brussels after a turkish exit -- after turkish f-16 fighter jets were scrambled after a russian warplane entered turkish airspace. them toled on immediately explain the violation. reporter: it is days since moscow launched airstrikes in syria. an aerial incursion into turkish
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airspace by a russian fighter jet has sent pulses racing. >> they said it was a mistake, that they respected turkey borders, and it would not happen again. reporter: they urged russia to cease, this is, and explain it's a. >> i call on russia to fully respect turkish airspace. i urge them to align their actions with the steps of the international community in the fight against isil. reporter: russia claims it has been doing up. others claim it has targeted the moderate rebels. >> we have continued airstrikes on the islamic state of syria. >> their approach, which is to support assad rather than a
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political transition, and meanwhile, fight the opponents of assad of all different kinds, is doomed to fail. reporter: tough talking from washington, but no one has denied that the battlefields have changed. russia has set up an information center in iraq to share data with etehran. tohor: european leaders hope agree on a deal to help the country with 2 million refugees. the eu once the country to limit in turkey.arriving the refugee crisis lies within syria itself. reporter: to solve the refugee
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crisis, there are three things that we have to do. one is to focus on training and equipment. the second is to declare a saison in syria that will be protected from terrorism. the third is to create a no-fly zone. turkey is individually involved in the crisis and is confronting terrorism. anchor: the european commission has promised one billion euros to help lessen the impact of arrivals in turkey, a country that has proved resistant to any deals on the matter. it is always going to be a difficult talk between the turkish leader and european leaders. how did they go? they probably went better than expected. you have to remember last september, the eu pledged one billion euros to come to the help of turkey, but also jordan
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and lebanon. that is his global budget, if you will, for the three countries who are getting the bulk of the refugees, and turkish president erdogan has said that the budget they were willing to pledge was ridiculous compared to what turkey is spending itself with more than tomb onion refugees on its graph -- more than 2 million refugees on its ground. ony asked them to take 500,000 refugees in compensation for the efforts turkey is supposed to be making, if they are supposed to make an agreement that the europeans are calling mutual trust agreements, if you will, and the new thing thehat today, it seems turkish president has excepted
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inting the european funds exchange for creating of half a dozen refugee camps to accommodate refugees. another thing that could go on swiftly is common coast guard patrols on the caspian sea. all of these were prompted by the security situation that we just heard reports on, the russian flights, military aircraft above turkish ground. anchor: part of the problem, the disagreement that exists between turkey and european leaders and how to deal with the issue is that there is a fundamental disagreement on at which point it should be dealt with. withinara, it is in syria itself that the problem needs to be tackled. s.erre: it's certainly i
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turkey always said that europeans should get the call and seek global solutions for what is happening in syria for the past four years now. it seems that the recent political tensions, both with turkey,nd syria and have prompted europeans to take a top stance, if you will, because during the meeting between the president of the eu erdogan,nd president the prospect of a buffer zone in northern syria has been discussed, something the europeans have been very relaxed to talk about. , thes even been discussed idea of a no-fly zone has been discussed to the anger of moscow. it is possible that if the
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europeans want to establish this mutual trust with ankara, they will have to concede more than they were willing to on this six months ago. anchor: joining us live from brussels after the talks. thank you. in iraq, a particularly bloody day is being counted. details are emerging of a number of different attacks that have killed at least 50 people over the course of the day. the biggest attack appears to have taken place in the shiite of you can see it was just southeast of basra. islamic state has claimed responsibility for the bombing in that part of the country. there are fears of an escalation of violence in the middle east.
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israeli troops fired at the west bank, killing two palestinian , including teenagers a 12-year-old near bethlehem. to unprecedented restrictions on palestinians entering. here is a report from the old city. reporter: only a limited number of palestinians can enter the old city today, following weeks between thef forces. when worshipers reach the mosque, they are stop. >> i'm 72 years old and it was announced that men under the age of 50 are not allowed in. the israeli occupation forces,
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as you see, do as they please. tourists pilgrims and results.ferent those here for the first time don't realize how quiet it is today. >> i feel very safe. i think it is wonderful. i'm impressed. i am really impressed. >> it's a very weird situation. i am a tourist and i can walk around freely, and there are a lot of police and sometimes there is tension, sometimes there is no tension. reporter: israeli military and police have set up checkpoints throughout the old city, some only meters apart. most shops are shot. the few that -- shut. the few that are open don't have customers. >> the whole city, tools, the
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business, everything, it was a our only business. where will we find another business? reporter: israelis celebrate on the last day of the jewish holidays. their numbers are down, two. following two palestinian tax that killed two and wounded 2 -- palestinian attacks that killed two and wounded two more. it is unsure if they will maintain their massive police presence or if it will be effective. anchor: reporting from the old city. benjamin netanyahu announced a heavy hand on terrorism after they announced israeli forces captured those accused of terrorism that killed four people last weekend. they have captured what is referred to as a hamas cell.
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two months of rain fell in 24 hours, killing at least 20 people. today, schools remain closed and reporter: rallying ahead of a daunting cleanup. parents and staff are picking up the pieces after this weekend's devastating floods. the school had only just been renovated. we are trying to put our emotions aside. we are thinking about these kids. fortunately for them, the floods happened at night because it would have been terrible if they had taken place during the day. reporter: another cleanup is underway at caen railway station. it has been close to the public since the we can. 20 railway tracks have been damaged and hundreds of people
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are left stranded. about 20 kilometers away, a small town was one of the worst hit. neighbors have volunteered their time to help neighbors cleanup. many houses do not have electricity. locals must try to salvage whatever is left inside their houses and cleanup outside, where some gardens have become full of fallen tree branches. >> my house was not damaged. we often say it is right in our backyard. this time, it really is. i took a day off to come and help. reporter: stories of neighborly hero was him -- heroism are also emerging. several people died after their car park was drowned. four people survived thanks to this man. he threw them a piece of wood attached to a rope and hauled them to safety. anchor: people in the south of
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france are asking how city planning could have helped reduce physical damage and the human cost of the floods. reporter: chaos on the coast. parts of this normally sunny destroyedance are over eating. many say it was exacerbated by man -- over an evening. many say it was exacerbated by man. and took construction many homes built in risky locations. >> the whole region is vulnerable because of the density of population and development, and that is down to urbanization, which really expanded after 1975. another extraordinary site over the weekend, this tornado.
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extreme weather is becoming increasingly common in the region. happeningwarming is and we have to adapt to it. floods, like these people need to learn not to go into their basements. they should take shelter upstairs. two to of waves of three meters, you could be swept away and people need to be made aware of extreme weather warnings. reporter: climate change. another region counting the cost after ignoring warnings of the past. anchor: authorities say they have recovered over 130 bodies cadre village of al outside the guatemalan capital.
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reporter: hope is fading for finding any survivors four after a dan -- after a landslide destroyed a want him guatemalan town. some residents lost entire families. >> my grandmother, my sons, my nephews. all of them are missing. have are my i great-grandmother and my dad, alfonzo. throughout the afternoon on sunday, family after family walked the streets, carrying coffins of their loved ones to the local cemetery. among them, children and the elderly.
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>> it is a very difficult time. it is indescribable because they are part of our christian family. there are entire families that were lost here. reporter: according to local authorities, the community had been made aware of the risk of landslides, but many families refused to leave, saying they had nowhere to go. anchor: in other news, the nobel season has kicked off with .rizes in medicine the first two worked on the roundworm parasite. the third was awarded for his work on malaria. the nobel committee said they changed the lives of hundreds of millions of people affected by his.
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considered one of sweden's , his collection of novels about a swedish police inspector brought him international fame after being made into a television is by bbc. books,ished children's selling more than 40 million copies worldwide. kate moody is back. hello again, kate. we begin with a international trader deal. kate: these are the details of the transpacific partnership. 12 countries signing onto an agreement that impacts about 40% of the local economy. they look to cut down on trade barriers and set environmental standards. it includes international property rights under drugs, gary, rice, -- writes on new drugs, gary, rice, and oil
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industries. we can speak to jeffrey, a senior fellow on international policy at the peterson institute of international politics. what this this deal change? --frey: very important for their strategic relationship, and therefore has implications for how each of the countries deal with china. the same time, it is not just an asian pacific deal because it opens the way for the acceleration of the ongoing talks between the united states and the european union. it has important implications for the transatlantic trade talks as well. kate: what is so controversial? what makes critics so concerned? well, there are a number of areas where policies will have to change. in the united states, one of the
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big ones will be the length of m andatent turn and -- ter data exclusivity for drugs. vaccines and new treatments that are so important to do with very serious diseases that you want to have as quick a distribution of those drugs as possible. big drug companies want to keep the patents on those drugs so they can get as much profit to remunerate them for the very high research costs. there is big tension, and that was the make or break issue that held up the conclusion of the negotiations through the weekend. kate: 12 countries with very different economies, different labor laws. how did they finally reach an agreement? did someone make major concessions? 95% of the deal was done several months ago.
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there were a few areas. the patent issues, some dairy market access, sugar market access, rules for trade and auto and auto parts, all relatively small things in comparison to the huge trade among the 12 countries that, as you said, represents 40% of global output. these are the issues that will affect the ability of each of the countries to get the deal past their respective legislators. each negotiator was worried about how to ensure he or she will have the requisite support at home to implement the deal and enforce it in the near future. kate: thank you so much for speaking to us. at air frances headquarters. the carrier had been detailing a cost-cutting plan that included nearly 3000 workouts. the workers did not take the
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news lying down and air france is now planning legal action for what they call violence. mob,sa: fleeing the irate the bare chested man is none other than air france's human resources manager. hundreds of workers angered by talks of a cuts, senior members literally had their shirts ripped off of their backs. >> a few people were almost lynched, but these were totally isolated acts, not instructions by any means. that said, there is some violence at the events that is unfolding. employees are under a lot of stress. melissa: air france has been struggling to keep up with his international competitors, with the company operating at a loss for the last four years after companies refuse -- pilots longer hours.
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a shakeup plan could see up to 2900 people let go, including 300 pilots. frustrated with the negotiations, employees say they have been making efforts but that the company refuses to meet them halfway. >> regardless of whether we would hard or management plans to drastically reduce the number of them or use, even though we put enormous efforts into the transform land that reduce debt by one billion euros over the last two years. melissa: the french government, theh owns 17.6% of airline, condemns the pilots' hard-line attitudes. kate: the european markets closed sharply higher today. the dax .75%. glencore was want to watch. it's shares jumped as much as
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20%, recouping last week's staggering losses after talks they will try to cut their debt. trading 1.5% in the nasdaq composite. investors around the world discussing the results of the week u.s. jobs report. reelected prime minister alexis tsipras has unveiled a draft budget for 2016. they predict the economy will shrink 1.3% next year before return to growth in 2017, but it contains a total of 614 million 6.4 billion dollars in austerity measures.
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euros sound finance ministers say they are hoping to release 2 billion euros worth of that part-won bailout by november. encourage athens to implement hard austerity measures. >> the community is here to help greece, but we are also there to recall that commitments have to be fulfilled, that milestones have to be accomplished, that prior actions need to be voted, that requires a strong administration with strong political will. kate: twitter has brought its former chief executive and cofounder back off to take the reins. jack dorsey was named the -- ceo onceo as monday. he has been serving as interim ceo it's july.
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he was also brought on as twitter payment system square. stock has lost nearly half its value in the last five months. quite an upward battle for mr. does the. -- upward battle for mr. dorsey. anchoç%ññññççç
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