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our first president george washington said if you want peace prepare for war the coming war on china. the scene for us there on line what is a very new sign in yemen that peace is possible but it never happens not because the situation is complicated but because no one cares or if you join us on set there are people that the choosing between buying medication and eating this is a dialogue i want to get in one more comment because this is someone who has posted a story join the global conversation at this time on al-jazeera. there is a very important fourth of information for many people around the world when all the cameras are gone i'm still here go into areas that nobody else is going talk to people that nobody else is talking to and bringing that story to the forefront.
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zero. although i'm maryam namazie this is the news hour live from london coming up in the next sixty minutes. but the owner of a bomb is a target voter registration centers in afghanistan killing sixty three people many of them women and children. opposition leaders detained over the protests in armenia as the prime minister dismisses demands that he quit. a journalist becomes the latest victim of the deadly protests in nicaragua while broadcasting live. and how this fishing village is hoping to lead home kong to a greener brighter future. and in sport alley it could choke a wins the london marathon for
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a third time the kenyan running great finishes ninety seconds outside the world record as britain's my father claims. we begin in afghanistan where bombers have attacked voter registration centers killing sixty three people and injuring more than one hundred of as a number of centers have been targeted since they opened last week out of parliamentary and district elections later this year in the latest attacks fifty seven people were killed in kabul when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of a center there i still claim responsibility for that and north of kabul in baghlan province an explosive place near another voting center killed six people from the same family then on friday gunmen hit a voter registration center in baton province killing a police officer a day earlier armed men killed two police officers in jalalabad city as
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a guarded of voter registration center on tuesday attack as kidnapped three employees and two policemen from a voting center in horror province marianna honda reports on the latest attacks. police say a suicide bomb addition ated explosives at the doorway of a voter registration seemed in kabul where afghans received identification cards for elections and not toba longer use them when i arrived at the scene we helped many wounded people to carry them to the hospital all the victims were women and children who were here to get their identity cards and registration for election. the blast happened in whist in kabul when many of the minority shia has a community live it's the latest in a series of attacks on voter registration seemed is they opened just last week part of the long process to get afghans properly registered allegations of fraud have
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long plagued elections in afghanistan registration process is designed to guard against that the independent election commission says it hopes as many as fifteen million people will register for the parliamentary and district council elections but the election commissioner admits turnout so far is already low a senior member of the afghan army had told afghans they would be safe that afghan forces would be there to maintain security at voter registration same tis this latest blast will do little to reassure afghans it's worth the risk made in holland zero. who has more on this now from kabul. now the death toll could rise because there are a number of people who are critically wounded the number of women and children were among these casualties there were a couple of other attacks in the past week on these water distribution centers
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throughout afghanistan you have heard attacks in northern afghanistan in western afghanistan. also the election commission. members are concerned about the turnout in october the election they were expecting more people to come and turnout for the water registration they're not satisfied with the numbers that they're receiving the concern is the security of the afghan government is. telling the afghans that they will be able to secure these polling stations and they have promised to secure these polling station now we spoke to one official in southern afghanistan in helmand province where he says just just in helmand province five of the districts or not. going to witness any elections because the taliban have full control of those districts. could be as an associate fellow at
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human security center a foreign policy think tank based in london he says the attacks demonstrate how in effect at the ineffective the government is at protecting people. there's a consistent push into making sure that people are unable to notice that the birds if they attempt to register. there will be attacks on them but i think the issue of democratic process is compounded by the you know dick who seems i mean competency of the afghan government itself or not being able to protect the the voter registration centers and the voters a lot but i think what makes the attack in kabul to. be tacked up on the western part of kabul dusty virtues it's a main because of populated part of the capital who it's an attack on a community has been under attack for more than two years consistently of the
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attacks on the night i returned from kabul only about two weeks ago i mean it's very difficult to turn to to turn into any street in kabul not visiting or not seeing signs of of victims of or the names of the victims of terror attacks on the here's our community. well now to our other top story this hour police in armenia have detained the opposition politician nichol russian yann and two of his colleagues have been leading anti-government protests and was arrested shortly after an unsuccessful meeting with the newly appointed prime minister. is demanding the lead to step down accusing him of a power grab a former military officer who backs moscow sarkozy and was elected president in two thousand and eight. and served two five year terms under his watch the constitution was changed in two thousand and fifteen shifting most state house to the prime minister and making the presidency a largely ceremonial post on tuesday parliament approved as prime minister under
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the new parliamentary system opponents say this effectively makes an armenian is leader for life sonicare go explains was the tenth day of mass demonstrations in the capital yerevan and there's no sign of them slowing down they are large as protests seen in armenia figures tens of thousands of protesters blocked roads in the city center. police arrested three opposition leaders provoking yet more anger. at the appointment of former presidents or sarkisyan as the country's prime minister armenia's a ruling republican party nominated psaki said as candidate more than a week ago opponents accused him of engineering a power grab. who was president for ten years denied he had any intention of becoming prime minister that was until a few weeks ago when he made public the decision to run. to the
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protests and calls for his resignation by his political opponents. a faction that got seven or eight percent of the parliamentary vote has no right to speak on behalf of the people. if you do not accept the legitimate requirements of the state then goodbye what he's adamant he won't quit his new role as prime minister so he seems legacy as president poses several challenges i mean here has struggled economically for two decades and despite actually dependent on russia the official unemployment rate is at nearly twenty percent with a third of the population living below the poverty line and. main industries are in the hands of the business elite including the prime minister on top of the list the borders with azerbaijan and taki remain closed and there is little movement in normalising obvious relations with it snape is something i hope. alive now to
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have robin far say a walk in the capital aragon and robin when we spoke last just over an hour ago you mentioned demonstrations involving thousands of people that are in the armenian capital what's happening where you are now. they have actually the. who were giving speeches there are people you know still directing the crowds who despite the fact that the. lead is in detention they told everybody to go home at ten o'clock local time they say because their concerns about security and also if they're in this for the long run they're not in the position to holds demonstrations on the square twenty four seven so they have agreed to meet again to morrow morning from nine am local time and it's going to be
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a repeat of what we've seen over the last few days which is civil disobedience in the form of students and some of some of the public on strike there's a large. media there on strike and they will be carrying out sort of top up protests throughout the city playing cat and mouse really with the police using really some new tactics to block streets to surround buildings and generally stay one step ahead of the old storage seize keep this protest movement go we. saw seems to be the tactic that they're employing no. can you tell us who is turning out to these demonstrations how widespread are they does it involve a cross-section of society these protests. when i was old. when the crowds were here.
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it was the older generation but i would say in general most people. this is. the section of society that feels most dispossessed. excluded from the kind of improvements that they would like. to get where we want. to be people going abroad so it's really this is this is the moment so the young. the students and schoolchildren who have been coming out in large numbers but we've also seen protests around the country as i was driving to. streets. in villages and it was a bit of a struggle to get down here and then as we approached the capital city we heard what appeared to be government supporters. trying to block the
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getting in to the city center. thank you very much for now and yerevan robin forestay walkway appreciate it rob and i still speak to sara. a generalist and co-founder of impact yerevan which supports social change she joins me now from aragon via skype thank you very much for speaking to us and we just making to our correspondent who is also there in the capital describing the challenges people are facing because of a distressed economy because of unemployment and saying that these protests are really seen as an opportunity for young people to express their frustrations how would you describe the mood at that. yes i would agree with that characterization we are seeing really unprecedented numbers of people. every strong army in society everything from people students are on the streets on
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mass but also people from villages villages as truck drivers taxi drivers family it is. really really it crosses all kinds of economic levels here the movement the way in armenian that. can i ask you what they are hoping to achieve what they want from these protests i'm having a hard time hearing you but i think you asked what people are. interested in achieving mostly people are top byard of the same in leadership in this country this is now. sarkozy young third term he promised the people of this country that he would not seek a third term but unfortunately. manipulation of the system and turning the country into a parliament three system president sarkozy is now prime minister psyche and people
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feel duped. that they were told and to having the same leadership now are years and they want to change. all right we do apologize for the quality of that sound but we certainly got a sense at all of why people are protesting and the fact is behind these demonstrations we will leave it there for now thanks very much for your time sara joining us there from yerevan in media. more than twenty people including a journalist have been killed in antigovernment protests nicaragua over the past week and hell it gonna seen here in the blue shirt was shot dead while he was reporting about the protests live on facebook the protests broke out after controversial plans by president daniel ortega and his government to overhaul workers' pensions and while pope francis has called for an end to the violence. so dear brothers and sisters i'm very worried about what happened in the last few
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days in nicaragua where following a social protest clashes took place which also of course serve all victims well i express my closeness employer to the country and i'm joining the bishops in asking that every violence should cease the senseless bloodshed is avoided in the open issues resolved peacefully and with a sense of responsibility. people in paraguayan are voting in presidential elections on sunday in a poll that's likely to return the ruling colorado party to power party candidate mario benito's a forty six year old former senator is favorite to win he's pledged to support the pro-business policies of outgoing president cartels but for car suggest the party could lose seats. it with the news hour live from london more still ahead for you prevented from getting treatment that could save their limbs the protesters targeted by israeli sniper fire in gaza twenty five years since the murder that shine a light on race and policing in the u.k.
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we ask how much has changed. add ins for this year's finalists are decided in the f.a. cup joel be here with the details. syria's government has continued to pummel a suburb of damascus with artillery an aerial bombardment to force out i still a fighters have said they'll leave the enclave in the capital south but a yet to surrender to pro-government forces the area is the last but still on the rebel control near the syrian capital and includes the arm of palestinian refugee camp meanwhile further north in syria rebel fighters from the district of column moon of arrived in northern aleppo of one of the evacuation deals negotiated by russia many of the fighters belong to the armed group jaish al islam. reports. it's been a long journey for syria's rebel fighters of the will force for good. and
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sends all busses towards syria. the rebels had no choice they were taught to surrender or face seeds and bombardment. color moon in mountainous area near the capital damascus was once a rebel stronghold but government troops have recently managed to recapture most of the area following a military offensive. we have lost the war will remain strong we will return to our homes we have been oppressed for fifty years when we rose against the government and we did it in a peaceful way what we wanted was political reforms. we agreed to the evacuation deal to protect civilians so we headed over control of our town to the government in exchange rebel fighters were forced to leave behind their heavy weapons armored vehicles and tanks. is seven years since the syrian opposition was
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gaining territory and advancing to worse the capital. now the syrian army backed by a russia is on the offensive. tat tree under rebel control is shrinking and government troops have the upper hand thousands of fighters from a cell islam survive and. and what evacuated along with their families of the north . islam was one of the most armed groups in syria it was tasked with securing the capital for the opposition defeat president bashar assad and his forces. palestinian protesters in gaza who've been shot by israeli soldiers have suffered what doctors up borders are calling devastating injuries of unusual severity at least thirty nine palestinians have now been killed and hundreds wounded in four weeks of protests against israel's blockade medical
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charity says it's treated more patients in this month than in the whole of two thousand and fourteen when israel launched its last war in gaza from their burnet smith reports to this after injury therefore become young in us very separate schema that he called a total of four you may run out of luck last week he says he's been a regular protester at the border fence between gaza and israel before an israeli sniper shot him after injury at the feet six hours after injury can be the seat of the limb an excellent result after six hours under to sion this very high risk for what. to save his leg within that short time eighteen year old attala needed specialist treatment in the occupied west bank israel said no because he'd been protesting. in a neighboring ward use of all crowns
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a nineteen year old freelance photographer waited two weeks for permission to leave for surgery only an order from israel supremes court open the gates from gaza the health ministry says there have been seventeen amputations so far and most of those could have been avoided if the victims have been allowed to travel to the occupied west bank but only three patients have been allowed to leave gaza. for all of them including use of it was too late to avoid amputation now in ramallah use of other wounded leg will likely be saved for you to be done who was wearing a bullet proof vest with a press logo i was seven hundred fifty meters from the fence taking pictures as i headed away i got shot i tried to stand using the tripod then another bullet hit me doctors in the occupied west bank say they've been shocked by the severity of the gunshot wounds. nor it seems the snipers deliberately shot to paralyze most of
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the injuries or under the knees difficult to reconnect destroyed nerves. when we go back to seattle after his amputation he seems perhaps surprisingly on phased when my wounds heal i will go back to the border and become from where i ended if he does he knows the risks israel says anyone closer than three hundred metres to the fence is a security threat and risks being shot bernard smith al-jazeera gaza. l a developments mass is vowing revenge for the killing of one of its members in malaysia palestinian engineer. was shot at ten times his family is blaming the israeli security service mossad for his murder on a hoax that has will. people in gaza i remember in one of their own batched die thousands of kilometers away though in malaysia or the. thirty six or a palace an engineer was a lecturer universe who had
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a long pull for the last eight years and in at his local mosque was repeatedly shot on saturday by two attackers on motorbikes police believe it was a targeted killing. and so the moment he walked past it about six am he was shot meaning they were waiting to kill him and we saw that there were ten shots which means they were determined to kill the victim it means they had a motive to kill him a view backed up by the malays in deputy prime minister. he was an expert in rocket building and it's possible that his death had links with a foreign intelligence organization back home how mass revealed was a member and hailed him as a martyr blame an intelligence agency mossad for his killing agility talk with the party behind the assassination will pay the price we cannot ignore the killings of our sons youths and scholars i can say based on previous assassinations and killings of palestinian scholars and scholars of the arab and islamic nations there
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mossad is capable of committing a disgraceful terrible crime like this there god willing will be announcing a counterpoint. israel's defense minister quickly dismissed hani as accusation of a dual lieberman said the engineer was no saint and he was working to improve the accuracy of rockets fired from gaza aimed at israel lieberman said he was killed as part of an internal palestinian dispute. mossad has been repeatedly accused of killing her must members uproot a palace and join expert mohammad as a warrior shocked into news here two years ago back in two thousand and ten hamas commander mahmoud ma who was killed in a hotel in dubai mossad was suspected and her mass political chief khaled mashal survived when poison was sprayed into his in jordan eleven years ago the police investigation in kuala lumpur continues an autopsy is currently being completed in gaza and the occupied palestinian territories threats of revenge are increasing how
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to hook the. united kingdom government is trying to crack down on social media companies there aren't doing enough to protect children using their sites the health secretary jeremy hunt has written a letter to platforms like facebook google and twitter giving them until the end of the month to explain what steps they're going to take all risk legislation it wants them to cut under-age use prevent cyber bullying and encourage healthy screen time . it's exactly twenty five years since and a tory is racist mudda in the united kingdom which revealed some uncomfortable truths about london's police stephen lawrence an eighteen year old black man was stabbed to death in an unprovoked assault by five white youths only two were convicted many years later a public inquiry looks at whether anything has changed. stephen lawrence was murdered because he was black stopped by
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a group of white thugs in an unprovoked racist attack injustice watershed law a rule used to describe the lawrence case stephen spada told me that he had everything going for him steve was a. book on people and he was have you know would have anybody. you know for somebody to actually kill. such a person to what reason would you have to kill somebody or stephen's murder changed britain's legal policing landscape for epa the failure to bring his killers to justice was a state of the country's legal system. within days of stevens the police were given the names of the five suspects but they failed to act and the subsequent botched investigation led the police to be accused of institutional racism. that was the
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judgment of an inquiry ordered by the government top to stephen's death when the five suspects appeared there was chaos the report found that stevens' race had affected the way the case was handled. it made seventy recommendations saying police attitudes towards racism had to improve and that the brace relations act needed to be strengthened to put an end to discrimination it also ordered targets for the recruitment retention a promotion of black and asian officers the most damning part of the report though was the claim that the police were institutionally racist i think it was fat back then and i think it's fair in the here and now because one of the things that people will look at. are is has week quest has policing moved on and even though there has been some progress it's been slow the metropolitan police
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says it is not the organization it was at the time of stephen lawrence his killing it would take nearly nineteen years for toobin to be found guilty of stevens' murder these people killed. destroyed their lives stephen lawrence would be forty three level lawrence says he'd be given his son's killers but the justice will not be done until all those involved in his son's murder a behind bars ever heywood al-jazeera in london. much will still to come for you on the program rollercoaster relations between rules korea and the us an exclusive voice on how much is known by the people of pyongyang. europol on efforts to revive the u.k.'s forgotten transport network and move goods around in a more environmentally friendly way. out in sport world number one rafael nadal extends his record breaking run it out amongst us.
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welcome back as we take a look at weather conditions across the levant and western parts of asia there is quite a lot of cloud developing here and we're going to see rain across parts of iraq and through into iran and it's going to be quite heavy at times it could be some localized flooding here as well not a cloud across the southern portion of the caspian sea back you just on the edge of that cloud east there is fine and warm tashkent there is becky stanhope at twenty nine degrees celsius around the eastern side of the mediterranean weather conditions are generally looking fine at the moment and indeed with that light winds and what winds are coming from the south beirut should be up into the mid twenty's now here in the arabian peninsula weather conditions largely fine certainly on the western side the potential it should be pleasant in mecca there
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with highs of thirty seven but we have got an area of low pressure moving across the region so more in the way of cloud likely across certainly qatar and through the other gulf states highs of just thirty three here in the capsule during the course of choose day monday and tuesday meanwhile back stage more in the way of clay pushing across other areas but it should stay a largely dry then as the southern portions of africa weather conditions here gerri looking fine sunshine for many really we have got a weak front though just pushing in towards cape town and that could well give some much welcome rain to the latter part of the day. a story fourteen hundred years in the making. a story of succession and leadership. and josie a tells the story of a client of
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a dentist. and remember by. the color of the results of this time. the big breaking news story it can be chaotic and frantic behind the scenes. people shouting instructions in your ear you're trying to provide the best most accurate up to date information as quickly as you can. it's when you come off air and being seen peer that you realize you witness history in the making.
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welcome back a look at the top stories now bombers have attacked voter registration centers in afghanistan killing sixty three people and injuring more than one hundred others. police in armenia have detained the leaders of protests against the former president who's orchestrating a power grab that's what they accuse him of. and rights groups say at least twenty people have been killed in anti-government protests taking place in nicaragua police are accused of using live rounds against demonstrators. now thousands of people from pakistan's pashtoon community have been rallying in lahore demanding justice for what they see is decades of oppression protests began in february after the police killing of an aspiring model who officers said had ties to the taliban an investigation found no evidence to support that claim the group says thousands of passion have disappeared over the years or been the targets of on justify police
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killings. or the passion of pakistan's second biggest ethnic group making up fifteen percent of the population of two hundred seventy million the majority of in the federally administered tribal areas or near the border with afghanistan they say they have been the targets of military operations internal displacement ethnic stereotyping and forced disappearances the mobilization of pakistan's pashtun protection movement has been led by young social media savvy pashtoon the leader of this movement months or posh dean is just twenty six years old kemal hideout was at the rally and the whole. thousands of papers from bulger songs federally administered tribal area along where their supporter from human rights organizations women's action board on my hair to support the projects does this movement is basically if you want to write big stand to every pot every citizen in
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this country there are areas that have been on the also needed to control actually since the seventy's directly to control but they have been in the crossfire of into and into state violence this movement is an antiwar movement there just has that isn't against the injustices against a trust which is measured out to older people to the pushtuns. and full steam in the so-called war against terror as you can see carrying two flags. up. the black of course as the protests know these people are demanding a judicial commission for probe the extrajudicial killing of drivers in that video got out of here nice red arrows are demanding unfair about thousands of their people who have been arrested there one guy hanging over all one was
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a senior police officer for the extra judicial killings in the city of karachi and they also say that they warned all day because they did their constitutional rights the people that you can pay extra and are going to laud somebody and the provincial capital one job which is also the country's most vocal province our ever jeopardize that the government in islamabad as an organization you can kind of both be acquitted and i don't go to. the projects is likely to continue for the foreseeable future there are no plan. good lord throughout the. well to zimbabwe now when nurses of called off the strike in will return to work on monday the union representing them said the strike had become politicized and it hopes the nurses return will then reopen the negotiations five hundred nurses demanded better pay and working conditions of protest protests in harare on wednesday off to sixteen
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thousand others on strike was sacked zimbabwe's government has been trying to contain labor unrest in the country ahead of elections in july. when else the news from tokyo where the election body has given the go ahead to the newly formed posse to stand in snap elections party was formed by the interior minister to challenge the dominance of the current president russia type two on its secular and nationalist and also wants to improve relations with the european union had been fears the party would be barred from running in the june poll because it didn't have enough seats in parliament but fifteen members of the main opposition party have switched them membership in order for it to mean the threshold. egypt has extended the detention of al jazeera journalists mahmoud hussein by another forty five days egyptian national was arrested while on holiday in two thousand and sixteen spent nearly five hundred days in jail and has yet to be charged hussein is accused of broadcasting false news with the aim of spreading chaos al jazeera
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strongly denies the allegations and calls on egypt to unconditionally release mahmud. iran's foreign minister mohammad javad zarif has responded to u.s. president donald trump's threats to suspend the nuclear deal zarif says the u.s. is sending a very dangerous message that countries should never negotiate with washington trump has threatened to abandon the deal which limits iran's program in return for sanctions relief. put a number of options for ourselves and those options are ready including options that would involve. resuming at a much greater speed our nuclear activities. and those are all. envisage. within that the those options are ready to be implemented and we would make the necessary decision. when we see fit
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in as president on a tram says the north korean crisis is far from resolved is striking a cautious no today after welcoming a pledge by pyongyang to end nuclear and missile tests that even the leaders of north and south korea are choosing meet on friday and historic talks between kim jong un and trunk could happen by june our diplomatic editor james phase was given rare access to the capital pyongyang where he asked north koreans what they think of trump. this is one way north koreans relax at the weekend. the last few days have been a diplomatic roller coaster but as people enjoy the fun fair in pyongyang they're unaware of much of what's happened ordinary people have not been told the cia director came here is secretly that their leader is negotiating with the u.s.
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all that he's planning a face to face meeting with the country's sworn enemy donald trump so when you ask people here about trump they tell you what they've been told repeatedly in the past by the state controlled media. from my mom grew every korean gets furious when we hear what trump says he threatens to annihilate the entire korean nation is even a human he is a wolf. down by the river they were playing volleyball. this is where i met a young medical student. i don't have a. five year old american people but the american government i hate american imperialism. period i don't like why. all the korean people. at the prison. no date or venue has yet been set for the meeting between supreme leader kim jong il and president trump one
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report says the u.s. leader would like to meet him alone with only interpreters diplomats here of told me that would give kim who knows the nuclear issue intimately a big advantage kim jong un is half the age of donald trump but he's already run this country for more than six years and while the trumpet administration's policy on north korea has evolved during more the one year in office the north korean leader has built on the nuclear strategy he inherited from his father and from his grandfather james by al-jazeera pyongyang. korean airlines chairman charlie young her has apologized for the behavior of his daughters and announce that they've left their positions at the company form a senior vice president child in men is still under police investigation for allegedly throwing water at someone in a business meeting earlier this month older sister heather was jailed for ordering
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a plane to return to his gate at new york's j.f.k. airport in two thousand and fourteen because she was served macadamia nuts in a bank and not a bowl in first class. united kingdom has thousands of commerce's of land waterways rivers and canals all built to move goods in the nineteenth century but from for years many when it collected now as roads get busier businesses and environmental groups are all looking for new ways to revive a forgotten transport network as any father reports from london. life on britain's waterways moves at an unhurried pace. rose polish pilots pleasure boats the region's canal and london these wants to get to backwaters of attracting new life before i worked on the waterways i was close to leaving london i think there's something about the community that lives around the
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water there's something about water in itself that's quite call me place i mean there are things that you can do down here this is a small section of a three thousand kilometer network of canals inevitable rivers and the u.k. maybe could also built in the early nineteenth century joining britain's industrial revolution to move heavy goods such as iron and coal today only five percent are used to transport goods most a simply about. british roads becoming increasingly congested environmental groups are encouraging more companies to move from wheels to water today there are more boats on the waterways than there were at the height of the industrial revolution but they tend to be used for leisure purposes for living and for holidays the canals have become a focus for revival so whether used to be kind of a national disgrace the amount the focus to some of the some of the kind of biggest urban regeneration projects across the country. shipping emits less carbon than
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other forms of transport according to government findings the most damaging way of hauling congo is by road for air quality and costly to maintain. so why don't more companies use into the waterways water transport is slow only eight kilometers an hour in a city canals. but there's an attractive economy of scale the fast growing ports like this on london's river thames are exploiting the rivers being deep into allowed massive tankers closer to the capital. britain's waterways were once the arteries of the industrial revolution and with the u.k. now poised to exit the e.u. they could play another vital role in bringing the world's goods to the u.k. and the u.k.'s goods to the rest of the world. during the building of london's olympic park two million tons of building material arrived at construction sites by water helping to deliver one of the greenest games in history. several british
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supermarkets are now also conducting shipping trials of the country's waterways many of these industrial relics could soon play a role in steering the economy of the future leave barca al-jazeera london. hong kong is lagging behind the rest of china in embracing renewable energy only zero point one percent of the city's power comes from green sources that's a long way behind world leader iceland it's capitalized on its environment and geothermal springs with almost one hundred percent of its energy used coming from renewable sources sweden has set itself an ambitious target it wants all of its energy to come from renewables such as hydro power and wind sources by two thousand and forty and when it comes to investment china is leading the way also comes out on top in terms of how much energy it can produce from renewables well now hong kong is hoping to catch up with a pilot project aiming to out the city harness the power of the sun to vehicle
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pollen reports tire is hong kong's oldest surviving fishing village but it's becoming a new frontier in the territory when it comes to energy q who by all have all the circle point farm i set up meets our tricity to run the water pumping system i chose solar panels as it would generate just enough energy as the pump doesn't need to much power. timmie says his family have lived here for generations he says the villagers called sunlight god's blessing for centuries they use the sun to make the dried seafood products this village has become famous for last year they discovered another benefit when the world wildlife fund set up solar panels in the village cheap clean energy problem if they can't afford to install anymore not without government funds they don't we will have to financial support and then they also don't have to you know extract a policy to motivate them to have almost system the hong kong government is looking
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at investing in green energy this pilot project is successful this could be one solution clover cove is one of seventeen reservoirs in hong kong the solar panels power the nearby water works facilities the water supplies department has been working very hard to integrate the green technology in the operation to mitigate that impact off the climate change. other than harvesting the solar energy from the sun there are lots of benefits from in soaring to solar p.v. system currently only zero point one percent of hong kong's energy comes from renewables compare that to seventeen percent in china seventy eight percent of electricity comes from fossil fuels it's the city's biggest pollutant but environmentalist say hong kong has the potential to turn that around a recent university study found that a quarter of the city's three hundred nine thousand buildings are suitable for solar panel installation if used effectively the buildings could provide ten percent of hong kong's energy consumption cutting carbon emissions by three million
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tons a year companies that invest in green buildings get tax breaks at the moment though there are no clear incentives for small businesses or households the praties from tommy's aquaponics farm go to skaf a nearby his next project is the solar eyes the entire operation but he says he can't afford to go all green until there's a change in government policy. hong kong. still ahead for us our next level honey making we need a chicago beekeeper producing honey way at least expect it. and install while most a g.p.s. world champion continues to upset his rivals on the track. disillusioned with life in their own countries since the arab spring and looking desperately for a new sense of identity freedom and self worth listening in and it worked and i
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a come back now sunday is wild earth day an annual world wide event that aims to highlight and support the need for environmental protection in chicago the beekeeping community has taken to operating on top of the city's skyscrapers we meet bill whitney who tells us why he's caring for these in the heart of the windy city. i'm bill whitney i'm a beekeeper i take care of honey bees i'm skyscrapers in chicago the community in chicago the beekeeping you know it's small and so there are a handful of us that everyone seems to know want to go we're talking about tall buildings here and illinois got that flat syndrome were flat and so we think that
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honeybees well they've got to go out and play but if you go into the western states like california and you just hike in yosemite mountains you go down in the valleys there's honeybees down there you go all the way that the top equivalent to a fifty story building and there's honey bees up there and they're traveling up and down that mountain as the flowers are marching up and down the mountain in this case we've got a green rooftop and honeybees are very opportunistic if there is a blossom and there's nectar to be gotten it's going to that blossom the honey that the bees produce here in the city on top of these buildings is identical to the honey that is produced out in the suburbs twenty thirty miles away and you can have garbage everywhere you can have cans of pop everywhere and even these aren't going to go anywhere near them they don't care about they don't want they're going to go directly to the flowers and only visit flowers we have a spring we have a midsummer and we have
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a fall on it and their distinctive food they taste different this thing given that way because of the vegetation. time now and it's full with. marion thank you elliot kept chug a has won the london marathon for a third time it was the tenth the victory for from eleven races for the kenyan running great and as elise holman reports the event saw a couple of upsets as well. officially the warmest london marathon on bread court and with the temperature hovering around twenty three degrees queen elizabeth dole for seedings for some forty thousand runners marathon great and i have to chug a was favored for the men's race and the kenyans didn't disappoint at one stage he was on course for a new world record but slowed in the final stages to vanish in a time of two hours four minutes and seventeen seconds inside the day for me to london and two in one who might have been made out of the same time it's
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a combination of two fitness i left my mother for i left ronnie having his life. most are with competing in his first race since quitting track running to focus on marathons the thirty five year old last time after an early mix up at a drink station but he still finished third in a british record time ethiopia's surekha tatter toller was a surprise second no loss to most has been hard work just slipped chain of us why did opportunity appear so to come away with the personal person to come with third and to boot so many guys in the field you know we had one of the best schools in america open longer mobile web or heard today really look easy but was incredible last week. felt the impact of the haze in the women's race defending champion america tiny was the favorite but the kenyan was overtaken by compatriot vivian cherry art one of first london title
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a year after making her marathon debut at the age of thirty three. the day was special and i tried to come up solely based woody and by then. that week there was harm success in the men's wheelchair race with david we exclaiming victory for an eighth the cation while there was a breakthrough win for madison de rozan rio in the women's race the twenty four year old australian upsetting for time champion tatiana mcfadden for her first ever medal in london uli's home an al-jazeera chelsea will meet manchester united in the final of this year's f.a. cup antonia conti side beat southampton two know in their semi final at wembley and it is your route elvira marotta with the score as it followed much seen itas two one victory over tottenham on saturday they'll battle for the trophy on may the nineteenth it will pit marino against his former team chelsea and their current manager conti. you're talking about. two manager that we just don't cut out.
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you're talking about to about a two two we noticed and when the your mind your heart of. your blood. and they're there we do we know. for sure for sure. we want to try you want to try to or to win the straw. arsenal secured an impressive four one win over west ham in the english premier league it was their first match since manager also invented announced he'll leave at the end of the season after twenty two years in charge he says he will be he's been touched by the things that have been said about him in recent days. i had a feeling a need to be. to his life at my funeral. because
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. people speak about you all you were who knows who would want to be. interesting on the train choice don't need to die any more you know what. manchester city celebrated with their home fans for the first time since being crowned premier league champions they thrashed swanzy five nil meanwhile started crane four points adrift of safety they're still in the relegation zone after only managing a one one draw with seven placed burnley. rafael nadal has been crowned the monte carlo masters champion for a record extending eleventh time the spaniard made light work of his japanese opponent came in she corey in the final on sunday six three six two was the school when season adele keep his world number one ranking ahead of raja petra. so i was special for me to have this stuff here with me again. feeling about not getting to the scribe especially coming back from injury as you know and it's got to start the clay court season again this way so
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a special moment the usa will defend their fed cup title against the czech republic after booking their place in the final it's the annual global team competition in women's tennis sloane stephens gave the americans a two one lead over france in their semi final on sunday and madison k.'s the poorly implemented to send them through to the decided to tie finishing up three two to the united states. is the sixth time in eighty is that the czech republic have made it to the final of this tournament but a dominant moments from picture a bit of a over germany's angele kerber confirmed their place the czechs finished up forty one winners. the golden state warriors tipoff in the next half an hour as they look to book their spot in the second round of the n.b.a. playoffs they lead the san antonio spurs three nothing in their best of seven series it's one of forget. games being played on sunday people and celtics are currently down against the milwaukee bucks at the end of the third quarter in game four later the washington wizards are at the toronto raptors training two one in
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their series le bron james cleveland cavaliers will be looking to level their contest with the indiana pacers. the chargers took a two one lead over the oklahoma city thunder ricky rubio grabbed twenty six points eleven rebounds and ten assists for you to pass first playoff triple double in seventeen years they want to hundred fifteen to one hundred and three thanks i spoke penguins a national predators cam but their spot in the second round of the stanley cup playoffs with victories in the next few hours the tampa bay lightning went through after eliminating new jersey games by best use nineteen years and three hundred days because size got chip became the youngest player in franchise history just for gold. while motor g.p. champion mark market continues to make enemies on the circuit the spaniards been feuding with the tally in writing great valentino rossi and cheering qualifying for
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the grand prix of the americas he was stripped of pole position and handed a three place penalty for slow riding mark after was accused of trying to disrupt compadre at maverick when yellow is also slid off the truck during the session finales will instead start from pole position for sunday's race in texas which is just about to get away. and that is least for now about to marry him in london thank you very much joe there is much more in everything on our website all the news and sport that al-jazeera dot com is why you need to go for all the latest on our top stories but also analysis that takes you behind that lines including those multiple attacks on voter registration centers in afghanistan that wraps up the news al but my colleague joining with donald will be with you in a moment with more today's news.
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getting to the heart of the matter if mostafa congi the turkish cypriot people calls you today and says that's harsh towards would you accept facing realities what do you think reunification would look like there are two people think the peace for human fusion is the only option for prosperity of south korea hear their story on talk to al-jazeera. the nature of news as it breaks this was a great election about it was going to win but it was about how much with detailed coverage the syrian civil war most of them said through its teeth that what is new different is that each key some people will live until to morrow so many innocent people from around the world the bats and balls are several years old the really
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good players could end up trading a cricket academy and maybe one day play for the national team. within the borders of chernobyl is exclusion zone a toxic nuclear wasteland touching any of that station for a bit and he grows to the right insistent in. defining the surviving on the homeland they band together in a land contaminated by its past cultivated unshakable sense of belonging to witness the bush because of chernobyl on al-jazeera. al-jazeera is a very important source of information for many people around the world when all the cameras have gone i'm still here go into areas that nobody else is going talk to people that nobody else is talking to and bringing that story to the forefront.

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