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well and then in one thousand seven hundred the bank has lobbied and they said no no no we don't need controls you know the market will discipline us banks love to make loans to sufferance why because behind the sovereign a millions of taxpayers we can see reaction to the liberalization fight just as we saw in the one nine hundred twenty s. and it's going to be updating it already is ugly in many parts of the world where people are saying if my government when took off tonight interest then i will look for a strong back if he's a fascist i don't care if you promises to secure the stability of my life and my people i will vote for him i think that's where we're heading and i don't think our leaders have the vision to understand that's the threat that we face.
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if i think that it's a meeting that is not going to be fruitful we're not going to go. ahead of much anticipated talks donald trump steps up pressure on north korea's leader to end his nuclear program. and sam is a down this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up cuba after the castros miguel diaz canal is named as the only candidate to become the next president. health workers a stretch by the flow of injured from eastern syria's government accuses them of helping rebels plus i lift off. a new mission begins to find a planet doesn't support life. donald
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trump has threatened to cancel planned talks with north korea's leader if they're not fruitful the u.s. president and japan's prime minister both insists the pressure will remain on kim jong un until he ends his nuclear program committee how to report from west palm beach. as japanese prime minister shinzo off they wrapped up two days of meetings with u.s. president donald trump the parish reporters their relationship has never been closer. yet their summit held trunk's florida mara log zero resort was largely overshadowed by news that trump it once again sidelined america's top asian ally confirming he had sent his cia director mike pump ale to secretly lay groundwork for a meeting with the north korean leader kim jong il and in a matter of weeks he just left north korea and great meeting with kim jong un. and got along with him really well really really it's an an orthodox mood. for
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a nation that's traditionally consulted with japan on most matters involving north korea still as ah they saw security assurances clear there's still the possibility talks with north korea's leader may not happen at all if the meeting when i'm there is not fruitful i will respect for lee leave the meeting ave implored the international community and the united states not to reward kim just for showing up to direct talks but to demand concrete commitments to denuclearize. just because north korea is responding to dialogue there should be no reward maximum pressure should be maintained it's a promise trump says he'll keep and will work for the release of three americans currently being held by north korea there's a good chance of doing it we're having very good dialogue we will keep you informed but we are in there and we are working very hard on that. we have come a long way with north korea during their summit the two leaders enjoyed
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a game of golf still trump did not extend exemptions he's granted to other nations on the foreign imports of steel and aluminum but even as trump was highlighting what he believed to be a summit success overshadowing that headline was the news the confirmation of trump's pick for secretary of state was in doubt a growing list of u.s. senators say they will not vote in favor of the confirmation of mike pompei o to be the next u.s. secretary of state it is a concern for the trumpet ministration given it is preparing for historic talks with north korean leader kim jong un in a matter of weeks can really help it al-jazeera west palm beach florida. north korea has announced its ruling party will be holding a meeting on friday and comes a solemn for past story summit between their leaders next week diplomatic at the james pais has details from poland yang. the state controlled media here in north
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korea do not work at the pace of donald trump and his pronouncements on twitter and his news conferences so there's still no response to the secret visit secret until a few hours ago it might pompei o to pyongyang all the latest statements that have come from the u.s. president from the north korean side the state media and the state news agency reporting that the central committee of the ruling korean workers party will be having a meeting on friday to discuss important historical developments now i don't think they are in any where going to change the course put in place by kim jong un the supreme leader for these negotiations with the united states what i think is happening is they're preparing the korean people for a change of course remember that for many years for decades the media here have talked about the u.s. as an imperialist stick power as an evil power now they're preparing their people
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for a possible meeting between their leader and the president of the united states and kathy novak sums up the mood in seoul. well with donald trump leaving open the possibility that he may still walk away from any talks with north korea the south korean government is finalizing plans for a summit in just over a week between the south korean president and kim jong un it says a record number of journalists almost three thousand have registered to cover the summit and at least some portions of it will be broadcast live the south korean government says it wants the focus to be on denuclearization and promoting peace on the korean peninsula in the past north korea has seemed to not rule out discussing denuclearization but what that might mean to north korea could differ to what it means to south korea the united states and japan we heard donald trump and the japanese prime minister shinzo of a refer to complete verifiable denuclearization whereas in north korea it has
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tended to take a more broad view saying that it needs its nuclear weapons to counter any threat from the united states and that it wants for example the united states to remove troops from the korean peninsula so this could be an interesting sticking point as goes into talks with conjunction. miguel the been nominated by cuba's national assembly is the only candidate for president he's the first from outside the castro family in nearly sixty years and piece of voted but the results won't be confirmed until thursday that's when the eyes can now is expected to be sworn in more now from our latin america editor lucien neumann. tall serious efficient and above all discreet rising up the communist party's ranks from the bottom fifty seven year old. is making history he's done it in part by never ever having tried to outshine or question fidel or raul castro as others once earmarked as their
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successes learned the hard way and i think the offer for sixty dollars yada could be actually genuinely from. her cuban revolution. as the communist party secretary of his home province of viet lauder the earned a reputation for being open minded. women cooed here is a hangout for young people including gays lesbians transsexuals and punks d.s. was by their side in the one nine hundred ninety s. when alternative lifestyles was severely frowned on. even after he rose to the top every time he came to santa clara one of the first things they do is come see us of them in he's the same i'm assuming humble person. maybe so but in most of cuba people know very little about the first man in six decades who will rule the silent whose name is not castro in fact he was the only candidate in the vote
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by the national assembly on wednesday. we asked this man what he thought of the selection process rather than let my silence speak for itself it's the silence of many cubans. those who may be expecting a major shift will clearly be disappointed in the coming. we're encouraging reaffirming and consolidating continuity which is very important for the defense of the revolution which today is being threatened and attacked by relationship with the us deteriorated the truth is that the s. candidate has been chosen not to reform but to improve cuban socialism if he can and does represent a generation younger than that of the castros he will have to answer to a power much higher than his own cuban communist party. al-jazeera than a. gunman who opened fire on a u.n. team in duma in syria forcing their withdrawal they were assessing if it's safe
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enough for investigators to examine the side of a suspected chemical attack eleven days ago the head of the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons or o.p.c. w says it's now unclear when the team will be able to enter duma arrived in damascus on saturday will determine if a chemical attack happened but they won't assign blame so the holder has more from beirut. the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons confirming what a u.n. official told us earlier and that is the u.n. security team that entered doom on tuesday came under small arms fire the o.p.c. w. also confirming that during their visit to one of the sites an explosive device was detonated now there were no injuries but the security team left the duma and right now the o.p.c. w. does not know when they can deploy their chemical weapons inspectors to do mother sites that alleged chemical weapons attack will be c.w.
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saying any deployment will have to follow a security clearance from the united nations so really raises a lot of question about the fate of of this mission now neither the u.n. nor the o.p.c. w. blamed any particular side for that shooting incident but too much is under the control of the russian military as well as the syrian government both both of them confirming a few days ago that they quote fully liberated the area from terrorists now both moscow and damascus have been accused by western powers of trying to prevent the inspectors from reaching the site and to delay and hamper their work accusations that both both moscow and damascus have denied but there really concerns about whether or not there is still hard evidence because it's been what twelve days now since that suspected chemical weapons attack will the evidence be still there some western nations even accusing russia of tempering with the evidence and another question is will the witnesses and survivors or doctors that the o.p.c. w.
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inspectors speak to will they be speaking freely or will they feel intimidated by the new authority on the ground so right now we do not know if and when still p.c. w. inspectors will reach the duma. meanwhile syrian government made years accusing health and emergency workers of helping rebel groups doctors say their focus is on helping injured civilians in a country where the government has regularly bombed hospitals some of binge a favor for us. as the buses full of people forced from their homes left parts of east and after five years of siege and bombings government forces and allied militia moved in through assad government t.v. crews rushed to show how the enclave was run by rebel fighters they call terrorists the relentless bombardment force people in the ground into basements such as this one job or frequent attacks on hospitals meant even feet when it was being provided below ground level in the ration says only fighters were allowed in and civilians were prohibited charity supporting health institutions like this deny those claims
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all of them offer but we don't know what according to syrian media every organization helping the besieged population of almost four hundred thousand people was supporting terrorists but doctors say they're also demands that they treat people who need medical assistance irrespective of political or ideological affiliations the government says there was no medicine shortage in d.c. to the medics say the boxes of medical supplies brandished in regime propaganda are misleading this. was extremely dramatic. the needs where absolutely unique he was and seeing the situation their medical colleagues that we were supporting and who they were clearly sharing we asked we've asked the concern of not having enough medical supplies. the influx of tens of thousands to live in aleppo is making things difficult for an already stretched health infrastructure doctors at one hospital in collateral many say five thousand people were dropped off on the first day of the
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evacuation most of the injured were hit by bombings and some had gunshot wounds to be treated in the hospitals only operation theatre in addition to the hundreds of cases but trauma and injuries they had to deal with. regnant women giving birth in cases of malnutrition it is dire it is definitely acute and one is the iraqi one of the displaced becomes more of a stable situation still the health system existing in the northwest are completely made to the government it is not enough you don't have a specialist you don't have every in every health facility enough medical supplies back and medical workers are calling on un agencies to use the proximity to the capital damascus to rebuild and support the devastated health infrastructure now that the bombs are not falling there's no media attention on the health needs citing previous examples of neglect in aleppo and homs aid workers are warning of a gloomy health crisis for the tens of thousands of people left behind in eastern
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when the whole population is viewed with suspicion of supporting the opposition some of the. if the turkey syria border. still ahead on al-jazeera staff elections in turkey will present are the ones gamble pay off. was independence day celebrations in zimbabwe for the first time without robert mugabe. hello the weather settling down nicely now across much of the middle east as one would expect say a cloud here will bring some rain simply and some snow into the higher ground over the next couple of days in between is generally fine in try with some warm sunshine baghdad thirty three degrees celsius by rooted around twenty six degrees as you can
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see is generally settled because he says sod off the mediterranean but as we go on into friday there will be somewhat of weather just not seeing its way in spite of say little cloud of rain just drifting down across southern parts of the northern areas of syria but a bit of wet weather in between the black sea and the caspian sea so well swimmers generally try and wintry mix that we have further east is in the process of easing out of the way generally try to work cross the arabian peninsula was a chance of one of two spots of rain anyway you see the cloud central parts of saudi arabia if you want to show i was just the possibility that spots of rain here because as we go on through friday but for the most part it is looking warm dry and sunny temps and thirty four degrees well the wet weather continues meanwhile across the central parts of africa the long rains still pushing some very heavy downpours there into tanzania northern parts of mozambique come further southeast and retry fine and sunny.
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she said i have a million kids in this school. each one she still. wants to be seen. to be. the monster the. east. with the human children playing. on. the watching are just. headlines now donald trump. talks with north korea's
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leader kim jong un if they're not fruitful but the u.s. president says he looks forward to meeting him and hopes the talks will be successful. being nominated by the national assembly as the sole candidate for president first from outside the castro family sixty years voted but the results won't be confirmed until thursday. as expected to be sworn in . on a u.n. team in duma in syria forcing their withdrawal they were assessing if it's safe enough for international investigators to examine the side of a suspected chemical attack eleven days ago. in a surprise move turkish present the one has announced they'll be early presidential and parliamentary elections on june the twenty fourth the vote was supposed to happen in november next year constitutional changes were passed last year in
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a referendum allowing turkey to switch from a parliamentary system to a presidential one friday how quarter manages the turkey project at chatham house think tank in the u.k. he says public perception of the decision could decide the outcome of the election this is the first time that the ruling party since assuming power in two thousand and two if it's the first time that they have gone for voluntarily and actively for an early election usually they they prefer they were against any early elections as a sign of weakness so given the worsening state of the turkish economy at the government twenty or the present and the ruling party went for an early elections i think that. like at least at this stage the likelihood is that the ruling party will maintain its majority in the parliament and. should will probably win the presidential elections however the key question is how will the voters perceive this early election will it will be perceived it as a sign of weakness as
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a sign of panic and therefore try to hurt to the ruling party or will they rally to the president won as the norm quantity in turkish politics. signed a two and a half billion dollar deal with the us for air defense technology military spending is that record levels during carter's ongoing gulf standoff with saudi arabia egypt the united arab emirates and behold rain last year finalized arms deals worth at least twenty billion dollars. so dan has filed a complaint against egypt to the un security council accusing it of organizing a vote in its disputed border territory sudan's foreign minister says cairo held part of its presidential vote in the triangle territory claimed by both countries gyptian election in march for president the fact that has sisi reelected for a second term a military leader in eastern libya has survived a car bomb attack in benghazi and the dory is the chief of staff of forces run by
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renegade general hurley for half the loyal to live years rival parliament in the east and reject the u.n. bank government in the capital tripoli zimbabweans of celebrated their first independence day without robert mugabe is leader the economy and upcoming elections are the big test for the new president and. how to metacity reports from harare. it's the first independence day celebrations without robert mugabe is about his former president in charge the military forced him to resign in november. the new leader a missile when i got one lice independence flame which was first lit thirty eight years ago with the bobby gained independence from britain in one nine hundred eighty. after years of government corruption and mismanagement and demagogue his role when i go is under pressure to in crippling foreign currency shortages and create jobs.
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and. when i go is pushing for more direct foreign investment to revive the economy some people warn that will not necessarily create jobs we need to have you know a targeted approach towards it because it's not just going to trickle down once the economy starts growing it lost already be factored in to everything that happens in the country and of course then it's not only the government's responsibility for job creation you've got to bring in the private sector you've got to bring in the workers. you've another challenge when it goes administration is organizing three day and credible elections later this year the main opposition leader nelson chamisa attended the independence elaborations when mugabe was in charge opposition parties boycotted the event in protest some political analysts say this is
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a positive development the election would test the country's electoral system after complaints of rigging in previous years if the polls are credible in its national committee say they'll consider him besting in zimbabwe again the president's more immediate concern is managing people's expectations and frustrations teachers are threatening to strike if their pay and working conditions don't improve civil servants say they may do the same nesses in public hospitals have been striking for days when a guy goes response was to file all the nurses who refused to report for duty a move that puts more people out of work in a country was one of the highest unemployment rates in the world al-jazeera. three men have storm nigeria's parliament and stolen the ceremonial mace. the men burst into the senate picked up the mace and left decisions taken by
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parliament cannot be approved without the ornamental staff which is the symbol of its authority the theft is being blamed on a politician who is suspended last week following a disagreement. amnesty international is calling on senegal to allow peaceful protests ahead of thursday's planned demonstrations in the capital the human rights group says authorities must ensure security forces don't use excessive force during the anti-government rallies and. activists and opposition parties are protesting against changes to the electoral code and constitution could block candidates from contesting next year's presidential election opposition groups are calling the proposals of violation of the constitution britain's house of lords as rebuff the prime minister to resign may's government over its plans to leave the european union they voted to amend the withdrawal bill urging the u.k. to remain in the e.u. customs union which allows trading without tariffs the government's expressed
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disappointment that the vote the bill now goes back to the m.p.'s in the house of commons will have to pass legislation to take written out of the e.u. by march next year. the u.k. is looking to push for trade deals at this year's meeting of commonwealth leaders as it prepares to leave the european union but a scandal surrounding the treatment of immigrants from the caribbean has overshadowed the event john holl reports. britain was pleased to take over this year's commonwealth meeting after psycho damage incapacitated intended to host the tiny pacific island nation of vanuatu. the government is keen to promote the post breaks it global britain vision to the fifty plus other leaders many of whom it is hoped will become future trade partners. for. free so it was an in or specious start for prime minister to reason made to find herself instead apologising to caribbean leaders this week her government was forced to
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admit to discriminating against the children of migrant workers who arrived by invitation in post-war britain more than half a century ago i want to reiterate how much we value the contributions it's. the sense. to the united kingdom and if you want to use that you can get it. because the ties between us and the connection. arrival of more than four hundred have it to make and critics will see in the unfolding wind rushed scandal much of what they say is wrong with the commonwealth today not only are fifty three mainly former british colonies a third of the world's population with shared history and common values but also the sometimes blunt remnants of empire of questionable modern purpose and geopolitically irrelevant they will during the course of this week be fresh commitments to shared problems like education climate change and malaria the values
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and cultural crossover of the commonwealth on full display what they won't be is much talk of democratic and human rights abuses among some members laws against homosexuality for instance tax havens and presidents for life nor of the gross inequalities that exist among these nations that sometimes seem anything but a commonwealth. central to the existence of the commonwealth has its leadership often seen as an extension of britain's royal family and serving british interests the commonwealth has been headed by the queen for more than sixty years. when their era comes to an end as it must some suggest it will be time for democratic leadership to restore the commonwealth relevance and ensure its survival journal whole al-jazeera london. thousands of demonstrators have swarmed armenia's capital for a sixth day of anti-government protests. dozens of people
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were arrested as police tried to clear out of one city center the area has been blocked by protesters for days have been rallies throughout armenia against circassian being elected prime minister after his two year term two term limit as president ended critics say it's a power grab there's another power blackout in puerto rico nearly seven months after a devastating hurrican officials predict it will take up to thirty six hours to restore electricity to one point four million customers studies found a third of the car along australia's great barrier reef was cooked to death during a heatwave a team of international researches says increased sea temperatures from march to november in two thousand and sixteen caused what's called bleaching. it affects anything that lives off the coral scientists say the focus should now be on protecting the rest of the reef. the search for alien world has taken another big
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step with the launch of masses latest satellite the transit thing for planet survey satellite or task is the agency's most ambitious attempt to discover planets just like our own i think alec has the details. lift off the space x. falcon nine carry to us this isn't the first mission to search for new worlds but it may be nasa is most revealing for the next two years that test sounds like will take over from the kepler space telescope in search of alien planets whilst in orbit this new telescope will observe two hundred thousand of the brightest stars in the sky mission scientists say could discover twenty thousand new worlds now tess is going to dramatically increase the number of planets that we have to study . it's going to more than double the number that have been seen and detected by by kepler and moreover the planets that we're going to find will will span of
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a much greater range of host star types than was the case for cup or when the kepler space telescope launched in two thousand and nine it transformed our understanding of planets beyond our own solar system based on its observations astronomers now believe the milky way is home to at least two billion potentially habitable planets kepler only observed a fraction of the sky tess is able to see far more the exoplanet community is very enthusiastic a vibrant community and there are a lot of people very eager to get their hands on the data and start doing some great science with it and i think you know i think that over the coming years we're going to see an enormous number of brilliant scientific results coming out of test data from across the entire community i'm really excited for the next sixty days mission scientists will be running tests and ironing out bugs as a satellite begins its orbit. batches of data won't be released for months but if
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life is out there test maybe the project that finds it and al-jazeera. this is out to syria and these are headlines now donald trump has threatened to cancel planned talks with north korean leader kim jong il and if they're not fruitful the u.s. president says he looks forward to meeting kim and hopes the talks will be successful i hope to have a very successful meeting if we don't think it's going to be successful mark we won't have it we want to have it. if i think that it's a meeting that is not going to be fruitful we're not going to go if the meeting when i'm there is not fruitful i will respectfully leave the meeting and will continue what we're doing or whatever it is that will continue but something
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will happen so. i like always remaining flexible and will remain flexible here miguel diaz has been nominated by cuba's national assembly as the sole candidate for president he's the first from outside the castro family in nearly sixty years and piece of voted but the results won't be confirmed until first day that's when d.s. canal is expected to be sworn in eighty six year old the old castro will stay as head of the communist party a. gunman who opened fire on a u.n. team in doomer in syria forcing their withdrawal they were assessing if it's safe enough for investigators to examine the site of a suspected chemical attack eleven days ago the head of the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons says it's now unclear when the team will enter duma . turkey will have parliamentary elections much earlier on june the twenty fourth initially the vote was scheduled for november next year the polls will be held
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under a state of emergency. a two and a half billion dollar deal with the us for defense technology spending is at record levels during carter's ongoing standoff with saudi arabia egypt the u.a.e. and. the headlines it's witness continues at the top of the day with us here on al-jazeera. a story fourteen hundred years in the make. a story of success. the story of dispute and division. the caliph.

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