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>> welcome back to the newsroom. you are watching "france 24." let's look at our top stories this hour. you and negotiators on the verge of holding talks with russia over halting of bombing of syria. russia says it will continue to launch airstrikes to help syrian forces retake rebel-health areas. thanerson is dead and more 100 injured after a commuter train crashes into a station in hoboken, new jersey, near the city of new york in the united states. the cause of the crash remains unclear. shocking report from amnesty international.
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according to the human rights organization, the sudanese government has been directing chemical attacks against civilians in darfur or. u.s. is on the verge of cutting off talks with russia over its airstrikes on aleppo, according to secretary of state john kerry. russia says it will press on with its bombing campaign aimed at helping the syrian army take back the eastern part of the city from rebels. moscow says it is still interested in reviving the cease-fire, despite "unconstructive rhetoric" from washington. john, you are in geneva, where the deputy u.n. special envoy to syria spoke this thursday.
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what did he have to say about the humanitarian crisis in aleppo? reporter: the ambassador gave a very somber outlook on the situation on the ground. he stressed that hundreds of people need to be medically evacuated and up to 600 people are not getting -- injured people are not getting sufficient medical attention. he also mentioned that the bombing needs to stop and the u.s. and russians needed to revive the derailed cessation of hostilities. a short while earlier we received information from the world health organization office and in the last september, 33rd of havehildren, 846 people been injured including 261
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children. difficultion is very and the world health organization is looking to partners on the ground who have to evacuate injured people from east aleppo. the syrian government and other combatants, before they can do something like that -- it is a difficult situation. insufficient supplies, insufficient medical equipment. a lack ofied as efforts to serve -- access to certain medical equipment. the situation is very, very serious. anchor: thank you so much for that. inens of people protested pakistan's capital, islamabad, this thursday. they were denouncing what they called an unprovoked attack by india and pakistan-administered kashmir. the details differ widely. india says it launched "surgical
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strikes" against militants prepared to carry out attack on major indian cities. authorities say several militants were killed. pakistan says no targeted strikes took place. tensions between the enemies have escalated since september 18 when the army base in indian-administered kashmir was attacked. leaving 18 soldiers that. julia kim has the story. smoke rises in the himalayan territory of kashmir, the site of a nigighttime ground offensive by the indian military. the operation targeted terrorists trying to cross the border into indian-controlled territory. >> during these counterterrorist operations, significant casualties have been crossed to the terrorists and those trying to support them. julia: pakistan has denied india's version of events, saying there was no strike at
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instead, india initiated cross-border fire, leading to the death of two pakistani soldiers get islamabad has condemned new delhi's "unprovoked and naked aggression." a linehey ever violate of control again, if there was a violation of the cease-fire, god willing, pakistan's military will respond with force. incidentme believe the is retaliation for an attack on an army base earlier this month. 18 soldiers were killed in the deadliest order rate in years, provoking fury amongst indians. muslim majority kashmir is unofficially divided between india and pakistan and is one of the most militarized zones in the world. the neighbors have been fighting over kashmir for more than six decades. the latest enough, once again, sparking fears of a major clash between 2 nuclear-armed states.
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anchor: accused of using chemical weapons on civilians in , amnesty international said that the sudanese government deployed the weapons in the war-torn region and base the accusation on photographs with interviews and survivors. the human rights organization says there have been more than 30 such attacks this year. please be advised him of the following report contains images that some viewers a find disturbing. when the bomb landed, there were flames and dark smoke and it caused vomiting and dizziness. the babies and recovering. he has blitzers -- blisters and moons. report is one light in a from amnesty international after analyzing more than 30 attacks this year in the darfur region. experts are in little doubt that the government has been using chemical weapons on rebels in the area. report of the victims their skin first turning white and then falling off within a few days after these attacks.
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that is very common. it also leads us to believe that this was probably caused by some sort of convergent. >> the symptoms vary between the attacks and this would tell me that there is likely to be more than one chemical and use, as well as the possibility that the chemicals were mixed or different chemicals were used at different times for different attacks. reporter: darfur has been in world in conflict 2003 when minority groups were fighting against the arab-dominated government. president omar al-bashir a ruthless campaign against the rebels, leaving 2.5 million displaced and 4.1 million in need of a good -- in need of aid. security is still fragile, and bashir is wanted by the
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international criminal court on charges of war crimes and genocide. the sudanese government has denied not just the use of chemical weapons but intense military operations. given that sudan signed the chemical weapons convention in 1999 come any proof they have been used would add to further potential charges of war crimes. anchor: tens of thousands of israelis are paying respects to the late shimon peres. the 93-year-old died early wednesday the body of the founding father turned prime minister and resident lies in a flag-drink coffin outside -- flag draped coffin outside srael's parliament former u.s. president bill clinton visited as well. it comes before a state funeral that is expected to draw leaders and liberties from around the world. more.hrago has
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luke: one former president bidding farewell to another. bill clinton paid his respects to counterpart and former partner shimon peres. of a long just one line of international representatives who attended the funeral of one of israel's founding fathers on friday, with dozens of world leaders paying tribute israeli law enforcement is taking no chances. >> security measures will continue as long as necessary. more than 7000 police officers and units in and around the different areas of sites where the events are taking place. luke: peres died at age 80 32 weeks after a massive stroke. the man went from conservative talk to advocate for peace to the end of his life. >> he had a personality that brought together all ages and political tenan -- political tendencies. he had a mission that not everybody knows how to do.
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luke: bringing people together. >> we support his vision. he was a man with a great dream come in to bring peace to this region. sadly, we have not reached that goal yet. we still carry on. luke: despite many arab leaders silent since peres' passing, one man will join the fight proceedings. palestinian president mahmoud atlas signaled his intention -- mahmoud abbas signaled his and pensions pay visit to israel -- intentions to pay visit to israel. anchor: overriding barack obama's veto, lawmakers in the house of representatives and the senate rejected his veto and gave the green light to the bill that would allow relatives of september 11 victims to sue saudi arabia for its alleged
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role in that attack. for president obama, passing the bill was "a mistake. he believes lawmakers voted with the upcoming election in mind. president obama: it is a dangerous president an example of why sometimes you have to do what is hard. frankly, i wish congress here had it done what is hard. because ifpect it, you are perceived as voting against 9/11 families right before an election, not surprisingly, that is a hard vote for people to take, but it would have been the right thing to do. anchor: one person is confirmed dead and more than 100 injured after a commuter train crashed into the hoboken station in new jersey right outside of new york. the crash took place during rush hour and the train was crowded. bleeding victims and passengers smashed windows and called out
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-- and called out -- crawled out of it the train smashed through a barrier again of the track, plowing into the century-old station. passengers were shaken. of, like,ond car kind jumped a little bit -- where we were standing. it crushed the little center where people would be normally standing, and threw them into where we were. wasasically for my assisting some folks to get them outside, the ones that could walk. not a good scene. the train was there, the ceiling collapsed on top. economic and imagine there is water pipes -- you can imagine, there is water pipes and stuff everywhere. anchor: it is still unclear what caused the crash.
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i'm standing right in front of hoboken station where the crash for life. have confirmation from new jersey governor chris christie that at least one person was killed in the crash, although u.s. media are reporting that some three people died in the crash. there are more than 100 people injured and some of them in critical condition, according to authorities here. authorities are still at the scene in new jersey but they have reportedly pulled everyone out from that train. there were reports earlier from eyewitnesses that people had blood pouring down their faces and some people were trapped inside the train and one woman couldnned under concrete this train, it seems, do not stop as it came into the station and it went plowing into the reception area, bringing down part of the roof of the train station. this station is completely
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cordoned off right now and there is an investigation into what is at the cause of the crash. one can only speculate at this time. was it an ever on the part of the driver, mechanical failure? at this point we just don't know. protest havehts of rocked southern california. gathered after police shot an unarmed black man who was reportedly mentally ill. the ugandan native was killed in a san diego suburb after police got a phone call about a man exhibiting strange behavior and he pointed electronic cigarette at least, which may have been mistaken for a weapon. under a new california law, police officers are required to undergo training to deal with people who have mental health problems as mental-health-related calls for help have doubled since 2009. a summer celebration.
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french president francois --lande poses a faded participated in the reopening of a printing press north of paris a year and a half after it was badly damaged in a deadly standoff between terrorists and police. plant ownerhe hostage, the final act of defiance after -- two days after gunning down cartoonists at the satirical weekly "charlie hebdo." elliot richardson has the story. t over a year and a half after it was used as a shelter for the "charlie hebdo" terrorists, the printing plant has finally reopened its doors. after killing 11 people at the offices of the security listed led -- the satirical newspaper, they led police on a manhunt before holing up at the printing factory. took the plant
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owner hostage and exchange fire with boys before being killed in a shootout. a plant employee was hiding inside the factory at the time on the orders of the captain, still coming to terms with the events of that day. >> cannot forget what happened because even today when i look inside, it is difficult. it is strange that people cannot understand. it is constant struggle. it is a struggle i have gone through the last 20 months. that is why i moved them because it has been very difficult. for me it was nice. it was important. elliot: president francois hollande officially reopened the factory in an active solidarity. he awarded the captain the region of honor medal. >> i want to come back here to show that there was a symbol, a
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symbol of barbarism where several months ago the assault against three terrorists by police forces took place and a symbol of what the human will is capable of. hollande trace the police officers courage during the police siege. -- praised the police officers courage during the police each. after being badly damaged during gunfire, the rebuilt factory is up and running. anchor: it is an endangered species and many of us have never even heard of it. he lives in eastern and southern africa as well as in asia on the and trading iton commercially is officially banned. the decision was made at the ongoing meeting of international trade of endangered species in south africa. the ban may not be enough.
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it is finally getting its time in the spotlight, which could save it from extinction. this weird little critter has been called a lot of things from a locking pinecone to an artichoke with legs. but it's real claim to fame is being the most folks than a mile in the world. now the international community coachedg -- the most animal in the world. now the international communities moving to save it. trainlear line that any olins israde in pang illegal going for. delicacy the meat is a in china and vietnam and the scales have been used in medicine. traffickers have moved on to africa in search of the creature. here in uganda, poaching has reached an unprecedented hybrid many pangolins are stolen from their nests.
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in his eightays years of working at the party is not seen a single one. at the park he has not --eight years of working at the park, he has not seen a single one. >> it looks like an active nest. reporter: even with the new ban on trade, high demand means that likelyn traffic will continue, although experts say it will be driven further underground. activists call for increased cooperation to save the species. anchor: let's look at our top stories this hour. u.s. negotiators "on the verge of holding talks with russia over the bombing of aleppo in syria. moscow says it will continue july 2 years like to help syrian forces retake rebel-held areas. one person is dead and more than 100 injured as a commuter train
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crashed into a station in hoboken, new jersey, new the city of new york. the cause of the crash remains unclear. a shocking report from amnesty international, according to the human rights organization. the sudanese government has been directing chemical attacks against civilians in darfur. business with kate moody. starting with the long-awaited signing of the hinkley point nuclear plant in the u.k. kate: two months later than scheduled at a low-key ceremony. very rare. press were not allowed in. the contract with the british government signed after months of delays and concerns about security and financing. it gave final approval to the complex in southwest england.
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in this building, hinkley point was finally given the green right -- green light. a deal signed to build the first new british powerstation in a generation. >> it's a good deal. i know it has raised questions, but it represents an opportunity for an entire industry. reporter: there have been many questions concerning the feasibility of the project. ceo vows the deal is structured to work. >> the role is twofold. we will construct the reactor and operated over a 60-year period. the british government is guaranteed a fixed price during this period and this will ensure it is profitable. reporter: company finance
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director resigned in march. it says calculations do not add up. 21 billion-euro project will be financed by edf and one third by cgm. although david cameron was enthusiastic about hinkley point, new prime minister theresa may further delay it in july over security concerns about chinese involvement. she has imposed limits on the right to sell the stake in the project. the deal will finally go through . the powerstation will provide 7% of the u.k.'s energy needs. kate: let's take a look at how the markets have been trading this tuesday. 100 leading gains come up about 1%. cac and dax close to the flat line. .25% in either direction.
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wall street is trading sharply lower good the dow is dropped triple digits. .9%. nasdaq and s&p 500 not far behind. utilities are weighing down .rading we will have more on that in just a moment. concerns about deutsche bank have crossed the atlantic. bloomberg reported that hedge funds have been pulling business from the german lender. deutsche bank has also again denied it is seeking government help in dealing with the fund issued by the u.s. justice department porcelain mortgage backed securities but that has done little to calm investors fears and the problems are stoking concerns over the german banking sector and european banks as well.
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we will be following this story closely in the day to come. have come back after producers announced an unexpected deal to scale production. crude up about 1% each year. read dropping down a little bit more. $49.10 per barrel. that agreement that was reached by opec numbers will see the cartel trim overall production by 750,000 barrels per day. in an effort to reverse a two-year long global slump if oil prices -- producers in saudi arabia refused to sign onto a deal that the nazi all members coming back. i read in particular is expected iran inempt -- particular is expected to be exempt. it is not yet clear whether non-opec countries like russia will lay along. some are questioning why saudi
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officials changed tack. >> producers are under stress because of the low market prices. they have a lot of money in the bank and very little debt. they are well priced to cope with this. the oil producers were like a higher price. i would not say the hand has been forced. what saudi arabia has set for a while is that they won't make a cut themselves but are willing to make the cut if other producers are willing to look past the pain. kate: other business headlines -- commerzbank has announced it lash 10,000 jobs for more than a fifth of its workforce over the next six years. it is part of the huge restructuring plan. it is such a record losses in the third quarter. shares dropped around 2% on the announcement. down 40% for the year. and the banking sector is squeezed.
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pepsi beat market expectations on revenue and profits for the third quarter and race the forecast for the year. the food and beverage coveney saw revenue fall for 8 consecutive quarters as consumers increasingly seek healthier options. that he said it was cautiously optimistic about emerging markets. samsung is facing yet another exploding headache. the south korean tech giant says it is in talks with safety regulators over complaints over washing machines in north america. consumers say it may explode while washing bulky items. samsung was forced to recall 2.5 million smartphones because of faulty batteries bursting into flames. the paris motor show is getting underway, showcasing the latest innovations and technology. one of the biggest hits is connected cars, which develop real-time data to make driving more enjoyable and safer.
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our business editor has been at the opening day. he spoke to the chairman about how they are planning to switch years. >> the fact that the new pd
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09/29/16 09/2/216 [captioning made possible by democracy now!] amy: from pacifica, this is democracy now! >> i called 911 three times to come help my brother, that he is mentally disturbed and needed help. andt some it could help him get some comedic asian going. i did not call the police to come and kill my brother. amy: protests continue near san diego over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed ugandan refugee. police shot and killed out for the lungo after his sister called 911 to


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