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Al Jazeera America
Mar 26, 2015 8:00am EDT
technocrats. >> sri lanka's president is on his visit official visit to china since taking office in january, trying to renegotiate more than $5 billion worth of deals his predecessor signed with china. the chinese president wants to strengthen relations with sri lanka in a mutually beneficial relationship. >> super markets unvenezuela are introducing new measures to combat food shortages. people have been signed specific days to shop. we have more from the capitol caracas. >> private super markets in venezuela introduced a new system to curb food shortages and also the hour long queue's affecting the country. with the new system, shopping can be limited to one day according to i.d.'s. on a monday, people whose i.d. ends with a one or two would be allow to buy items that have gone scarce, milk, sugar or even flour. the venezuela government is planning on introducing fingerprint scanners. these scanners would control according to the government, what they've called speculative shopping or hoarding. the idea is to basically stop what has become a rampant contraband problem with people
Al Jazeera America
Apr 20, 2015 3:30pm EDT
arctic states, are countries like china, japan, south korea, the european union, are saying this is becoming an iternational space...we want to participate. currently in 2012, there is push back to that idea. the us and canada similarly. have agreed to disagree about the status of the nothwest passage. the united states and other countries see the northwest passage as a stait used for inernational navigation, all vessels have a right to transit. today, it has not been a serious issue either but that day may too, be coming. >> with so many competing claims and so much money at stake the united states has refused to sign an international treaty which would settle claims to the region. >> it's sort of a new gold rush of sorts that is underway in the arctic right now, and the prize promises to be much more substantial. >> more than a thousand miles south of the arctic, admiral robert papp is speaking at the us coast guard academy in new london, connecticut. >> and, what concerns me is that we don't fall behind on meeting this challenge - especially when we see other arctic nations-inclu
Al Jazeera America
Sep 24, 2014 1:30pm EDT
table but also the other world leaders only russia manufactured china will not have their presidents, their represented by foreign ministers. i think those are the two countries to watch. what are russia and china going to say about american-led military action bombing that has taken place in the last few days for the very first time in syria, the u.s. operating with a coalition of arab nations, five arab nations, some of which we have heard from in the last couple of hours here on al jazeerac qatar manufactured jordan. i think the real main event is that security council meeting coming up in just over an hour's time here on al jazeera. all right, james. >> i am del walters in new york. we are going to break away from our partners in doha to cover the 69th session of the u.n. general assembly. mexican president enrique nieto. one thing he will listen to is any comments he may have to say on immigration manufactured security on the u.s. mexican border. this is the president of mexico. >> the world requires a more effective, multilateral action. in a world full of phenomena that tra se
Al Jazeera America
Feb 14, 2016 4:30am EST
-bin (on soo bin") escaped separately across the river to china. >> did you ever feel in danger? >> su-bin told us she had wanted to leave north korea ever since her father was swept up in a purge when she was 14. >> she said after her father disappeared, her family was exiled from pyongyang. >> the government only allowed us to speak to people that were approved by them. of the people you know, what is the general feeling among the population? >> in 2013, the united nations released a groundbreaking report on human rights abuses in north korea, concluding their abuses - including forced labor, deliberate starvation, torture, and the complete denial of the right to freedom of thought quote "have no parallel in the contemporary world" when he was only 9 years old, kang chol kwan said he was imprisoned at the yoduk political prison camp with his family. when he was released 10 years later, he escaped to the south >> so there are entire families kept in these places? >> 80 to 120,000 people are reported to be held in these camps on life sentences. the north korean government denies that p
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 2:30pm EST
solution, the european union has announced it will address the you arukrainian cries his monda. china reports 27 people dead after mass sto stabbings at a tn station a group of men armed with knives burst in to the train station and began stabbing people. several of the attackers were shot dead at the scene. the pakistani taliban has agreed on a one-month ceasefire with the government. a spokesperson says the truce is a step toward revival peace talks with the government. pakistan has well comed the deal. retail giant sears says it's reviewing the company's system to his see if it has fallen victim to data breach. it's a precaution they are taking in light of the massive signer attack. the secret service is leading that investigating a sears spokesperson says so far there is no evidence of a breach at sears or at k-mart the parent company's other retailer, those are the headlines this saturday. i'll be back in an hour with more news, but up first the documentary "cocaine army" starts right now. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
Al Jazeera America
Nov 14, 2014 10:30pm EST
changed. >> but the president suggests he'll issue a veto. >>> why chinese are coming to america to buy products made in china. >> whyot
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2015 4:30am EDT
. police in china arrest 12 people over a deadly warehouse explosion in tianjin >>> odds over a border dispute leading to the deportation of hund o
Al Jazeera America
Oct 1, 2014 1:30pm EDT
sit idle. car bombs in the syrian city of homs leaves 20 dead, half of them children. >>> protest rallies in hong con on china's national day. >>> and
Al Jazeera America
Apr 6, 2015 3:30pm EDT
>>> blast in southeast china the blast so powerful people heard it 30 kilometers away. only one injury is reported. aljazeera.com is our website for that and the rest of the news. aljazeera.com. aljazeera.com. >> we are in the farthest north reaches of wisconsin, in america's midwest, 200 miles from the nearest major city. it's home to the chippewa people, native american tribes who've lived here for generations alongside farmers and miners. but today, tourism is among the primary industries. >> right now we are on the coast of lake superior, which is frozen over solid. thousands of people have come to see some ice caves that are just around the corner here. you can see a line of people just as far as you can see. >> it's a pristine landscape but underneath the natural beauty lies a coveted resource: two billion tons of iron ore. >> a mining company called g-tac is planning to dig what could be one of north america's largest open pit mines. it would start with a four and a half mile open pit, and could eventually stretch twenty-two miles. >> it would be upstream of a massive wet
Al Jazeera America
May 21, 2014 1:30pm EDT
left 118 dead. after ten years of negotiations, russia and china agree on a multi billion dollar gas supply deal. >>> hello, in london with the latest from europe, including helping
Al Jazeera America
Jun 8, 2015 4:30am EDT
spread of the middle east respiratory syndrome. anger in mexico as protesters burn ballots in a bid to block mid term elections. china's government mad
Al Jazeera America
Jan 31, 2014 9:30pm EST
change can effect your grocery bill? could rare minerals in china effect your cell phone bill? or, how a hospital in texas could drive up your health care premium. i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. >> president obama won a second term with 70 percent of the latino vote. >> president obama won a second term with 70% of the latino vote. while he was campaigning he promised to reform the country's immigration laws. that goal is proving to be ill lussive. >> we're trying to get our senators to pass the comprehensive immigration reform. >> in june 2013 the senate passed an enforcement-heavy bill with bipartisan support that would have provided a path to citizenship. but house republicans didn't follow suit. >> speaker boehner, immigration is live, in the house of all of us today. >> i'll make it clear we have no intention of ever going to conference on the senate bill. >> activists appear in the house of congress protesting. >> who are you fighting for? >> my mom and my father. >> these protestors, have told us that under obama, more border patrol agents and m
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2015 2:30am EDT
to do. >> asian stock markets swing wildly as the eyes of the financial world are on china. this is world news from al jazeera. also, south korea stops propaganda broadcasts in a deal with north korea. and celebrations in sierra leone
Al Jazeera America
Apr 9, 2016 7:30am EDT
. ironically this piece of coral, delicate as fine china, is also a sign of trouble. >> today, we are facing the potential loss or massive degradation of all of our reefs. >> down here, climate change is
Al Jazeera America
Jun 1, 2015 10:00pm EDT
. troubled waters, tension builds as china builds new islands in the pacific. is 12 weeks of leave without pay. that's what working mothers with newborns are entitled to under the family medical leave act. that is a far cry from what the rest of the world offers its working mothers. in fact countries like germany russia and japan offer
Al Jazeera America
Sep 2, 2014 1:00am EDT
employees in china or malaysia, or southeast asia, and you come to the conclusion that this is in fact, the greatest place to live and to work. >> when you earn seven, you know, eight dollars an hour, that's less than twenty thousand dollars a year. >> saru jayaraman is the co-founder of the restaurant opportunities center, a non-profit group that works to improve conditions for restaurant workers. >> the restaurant industry as a whole reported just a few months ago, record high profits coming out of this incredible economic crisis. they're doing quite well. >> in chicago, saru's group organized a demonstration outside of the capital grille to protest low wages at that restaurant. the capital grille is owned by darden restaurants, the largest full-service restaurant company in the world. darden also owns other well-known chains, like olive garden, red lobster, and longhorn steakhouse. at the protest, we met alfredo galdamez, who washed dishes at the capital grille for a little over a year. he said he soon noticed that the managers were clocking him out before he was done working. >> ev
Al Jazeera America
Feb 25, 2016 3:30pm EST
lauren taylor. this is the news hour life from london. coming up, stronger sanctions the u.s. and china unite to present a draft resolution to the united nations security council. russian jets pound northwest syria as government forces seek to take more drowned ahead of saturday's halt in fighting. iran prepares to go to the polls for the first elects, since agreeing to a nuclear treaty. ataging the power hungry mobile phones the challenging
Al Jazeera America
Jul 20, 2014 2:00am EDT
in china effect your cell phone bill? or, how a hospital in texas could drive up your health care premium. i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. when you compare the top speed of dsl from the phone company with the top speed of comcast business internet... well, there's really no comparison. why pay more for less? call today for a low price on speeds up to 150mbps. and find out more about our two-year price guarantee. comcast business. built for business. >> without immigration reform in washington dc, individual states have gone their own routes. here in georgia, undocumented immigrants have been targeted by an arizona-style law, hb87, giving police the power to check immigration status at traffic stops. >> i do believe hb87 is good policy, and so far we haven't received any complaints and it's a law that's been in effect now for over two and a half years. >> actually, hb87, which lindsey co-sponsored, has been the subject of legal challenges and some parts of it were stuck down. >> voters... the folks who sent us here, should not be required to bear the bur
Al Jazeera America
Nov 28, 2013 5:30pm EST
. >> mistrust and anxiety the tension between china and japan and the islands and the role the u.s. had in creating it. >> a cosmic
Al Jazeera America
Dec 12, 2015 7:00am EST
: on that basis, it's possible it could end in failure? << i don't think so. the last thing china wants to single is by clashing the climate deal. they got blamed after kopenhagen and that really hurt. we will find out when the dust clears. i think they will get through to a deal. everyone is waiting to see what will come out. >> reporter: the intricacys are difficult. we will get our hands on that text in 20 minutes or so >>> crossing to adrian brown who is in beijing. china, perhaps, may not be particularly happy with this version of the draft. what has china's strategy been at these talks? >> reporter: before the climate change talks began in paris, china said it wanted to go to this summit prepared to take decisions that were positive, pragmatic and balanced and automatic along it has been-- all along it has been stressing this again and again. it is a developing nation even though it's the world's second largest economy. there's a good reason for that. if they were classified as an industrial nation like the u.s., it would have to make a whooping contribution to that internat
Al Jazeera America
Nov 29, 2013 9:30pm EST
onto a bar in glasgow, scotland. >>> china is flexing its military muscle in east china sea. to monitor foreign lanes in that area. china's neighbors don't recognize owners of that area. >>> authorities are shutting
Al Jazeera America
Feb 17, 2016 3:30am EST
, investigative series. syrian e >>> syrian e >>> taiwan says china has deployed missiles on a disputed island in the south china sea. hello. i'm jane dutton in doha. also ahead, russia says it categorically rejects accusations that it has military bombed hospitals in northern syria. the judge in the u.s. orders apple to help unlock one of the san bernardino's
Al Jazeera America
Oct 27, 2015 2:30am EDT
jazeera live from our headquarters in doha. also ahead. china warns the u.s. after its warship enters the waters near disputed islands in the south china sea. a hellish life. we meet internally displaced syrians from aleppo who have lost their homes and are facing a harsh winds are ahead. >>> plus. >> reporter: i am andy gallagher in alabama where state officials have beenri
Al Jazeera America
Mar 19, 2016 8:00am EDT
. one faces the disputed islands in in the south china sea. it was approved by the supreme court in january. local troops opposed the presence of the u.s. military in the country. >> reporter: the u.s. and china answered a facility on the outskirts of beijing. the project has been in the works since 2018. it aims to secure nuclear matters and protecting reactors from attacks. >> every year greenland losses about 500 people who leave to seek a better life elsewhere. it may not sound a lot. it is when you consider the total population is 56,000 people. a few years ago a tiny country had been hoping to stand on its own two feet by cutting ties with denmark, this report on why the future, instead, is looking bleak. >> reporter: growing up in greenland has changed. children here would once have been destined to be hunters, fishermen or reindeer herders. that way of life is dying out. and the struggling economy left many with little hope. greenland has social problems like alcoholism and unemployment. every year rks hundreds leave to seek a better life in denmark, the colonial ruler. othe
Al Jazeera America
Feb 3, 2016 5:30pm EST
beauty but a world in transition. ironically this piece of coral, delicate as fine china, is also a sign of trouble. >> today, were
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 9:30pm EDT
how climate change can affect your grocery bill? can rare minerals in china affect your cell phone bill? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. content while setting new standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across the country. >> if joe can't find work, his family will go from living in a hotel to living in their car. >> connected, inspired, bold. [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. >> after the tazreen fire, walmart announced that it had dropped success apparel as supplier. we tried to speak to success' representative in bangladesh, but we found the company had closed down its office here. we also tried to i
Al Jazeera America
Sep 14, 2013 12:30am EDT
how climate change can affect your grocery bill? can rare minerals in china affect your cell phone bill? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. >> fishkill correctional facility - 70 miles north of new york city. to address the needs of its growing elderly prison population, new york built the nation's first unit for the cognitively impaired. all these inmates have dementia. their average age is 63 and many have alzheimers. we've joined the founder and director of the unit, dr. edward sottile, as he does his rounds. fault lines is the first television crew to be allowed here. [knock, knock, knock] >> mr. turner...how are you? how are you feeling today? today dr. sottile checks on 59 year old chris turner. serving a sentence for kidnapping and sodomy, he's also being punished for punching a nurse in the stomach. how are you doing with your arm motions? >> they seem to be a lot better now that you mention it... >> he came to us a couple of years ago with huntington's chorea. that is a genetic dise
Al Jazeera America
Sep 20, 2014 4:30am EDT
minerals in china affect your cell phone bill? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. >> protestors are gathering... >> there's an air of tension right now... >> the crowd chanting for democracy... >> this is another significant development... >> we have an exclusive story tonight, and we go live... >> now available, the new al jazeea america mobile news app. get our exclusive in depth, reporting when you want it. a global perspective wherever you are. the major headlines in context. mashable says... you'll never miss the latest news >> they will continue looking for survivors... >> the potential for energy production is huge... >> no noise, no clutter, just real reporting. the new al jazeera america mobile app, available for your apple and android mobile device. download it now >> start with one issue education... gun control... the gap between rich and poor... job creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right
Al Jazeera America
Sep 25, 2015 3:30am EDT
be addressing the u.n. general assembly later. >>> china's president will be holding formal talks with president obama at the white house on the agenda combating climate change. >>> plus we meet the parents of mexico's missing students who are demanding
Al Jazeera America
Jan 11, 2015 1:00am EST
can effect your grocery bill? could rare minerals in china effect your cell phone bill? or, how a hospital in texas could drive up your health care premium. i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. >> sunday night. >> 140 world leaders will take the podium. >> get the full story. >> there is real disunity in the security council. >> about issues that impact your world. >> infectious diseases are a major threat to health. >> "the week ahead". sunday 8:30 eastern. only on al jazeera america. >> one purpose of painkiller drugs is to help the millions of americans who suffer from chronic pain. david duhrkoop is one them. for over 20 years, he has been in nearly constant discomfort since injuring his back in an accident. >> it becomes almost like a partner that you walk around with all day. and you don't like that partner very much. but uh you've got them there and they're with you 24 hours a day. i think about being out of pain every day of my life. >> in the late 1990s david was part of the first wave of people prescribed oxycontin for chronic pain. >> i was told t
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2015 3:30am EST
protest is over a deadly nightclub fire. china and taiwan
Al Jazeera America
Nov 7, 2015 3:30am EST
handshake from the leaders of china and taiwan. hello, there. i'm in doha. also ahead on the program, russia suspends all flits to egypt after a black box suggests a violent sudden ex-motion caused sad's clash. after 50 hours under rubble a man walks away without a scotch. president
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