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koreans who are in a sorry state as a result of tough international stature. welcome to the program iran's president has warned the u.s. of severe consequences if it withdraws from the twenty fifty nuclear agreement a few hours ahead of talks between the french president emanuel mackerel and donald trump at the white house well. has until may twelfth to decide whether to bring back sanctions that were ease the next change for curbs on terror nuclear program hassan rouhani says that would be a bad idea an attack on i'm telling those in the white house that if they did not live up to their commitments the iranian government will react firmly if anyone betrays the deal bay should know that they would face severe consequences for visiting french president among your macros trying to convince trump to stick to the twenty fifteen deal alan fischer reports from the white house. before getting
going to work as a politician and a statesman emanuel mccrone decided to be taking the opportunity of a sunny spring day in washington to walk to the lincoln memorial the french president arrived a few hours earlier with a warm greeting but a clear agenda we will have your board meeting to discuss a lot of bilateral issues and to discuss about her security about trade and a lot of issues very important for our countries and beyond our two countries at the white house he was welcomed for the first official state visit of the trump presidency donald trump gets on well with ammonia crawl but in the talks that have to follow the french president wants to convince him to stay inside the iran nuclear deal not to abandon it and to also think again about possible trade tariffs on european goods. the white house press secretary seemed to indicate there was little chance of change on iran front the president's been extremely clear that he
thinks it's a bad deal that certainly has not changed and speaking in canada become acting u.s. secretary of state things the nuclear deal is at risk because of iran's actions the united states has significant concerns with iran with its blistering mick did ballistic missiles program it's destabilizing malign influence in the region in yemen in syria and elsewhere iran's foreign minister is carrying out his own tutor in the u.s. international inspectors see iran is in thought compliance but he warns the u.s. collapsing the deal could have consequences politically it would be difficult for donald trump not to abandon the iran nuclear deal given his previous statements the first chance for president mccrone to raise the issue was a very new and george washington at a private dinner for the two men and their wives he will hope when german chancellor angela merkel arise through or visit in the coming days donald trump might have something positive to see alan fischer al-jazeera at the white house
when i talk to my stuff he's a political commentator and joins us via skype from tehran i mean these are very strong words coming from the iranian president a warns of severe consequences if trump withdraws from the deal what do you think he means by this. hello and thanks for having me well there and you know iranian officials had a different view when donald trump almost last year said he would drop out of the deal iranian officials there that they would continue with europeans but apparently europeans have this a point to iran with regard to iran's expectations from them and now it's about a month that iranian officials are issuing stern warnings iran iran is the aim to have developed a number of packages in response to any abrogation of the deal by the united states that includes. actions and
a package in the nuclear and this tree and other package also that comes and missile industry and missile technology as well as iran's a regional clout and influence and activities but these three packages are over the state people and it's believed that iran would choose all of them the nuclear package itself i need to say it includes restart and resumption of all halted nuclear activities some even believe that iran would get out of the n.p.t. but of course we hear it every now and then but it doesn't seem to be very much likely now it's widely believed that if things go wrong iran might also adopt such a measure ok now donald trump says that the iran deal is far too lax on these criticized iran over its ballistic missile program and for backing the syrian regime in the war so do the iranians see all this as new conditions which cannot now be added to the deal. now iran has repeatedly stressed that the deal
is not going to be changed iranians know the game pretty well they know that the united states has failed you know to harness iran's power now it's trying to contain each and every component of iran's power that includes its nuclear missile technology these two as well as its really regional presence and activities so they are they know the u.s. has and they are not going to agree to that because they know they go weak if they agreed to grant more concessions and then they would have to be forced to comply with the u.s. demands so they have done you know their part on their in a good gesture and in goodwill and now they expect the other side to remain you know committed and loyal to the deal but they are not going to agree to that that's the major difference between iran and europe on their conditions if the u.s. drops out and up against a deal iran has
a stress that it would not grant any more concessions if it's requests of light ok let me just get up i thought let me get a final thought from you most often the french president emanuel macro is visiting the u.s. trying to convince trump to stick to the deal what do the iranians want to see out of micron's trip. this is a very important juncture you know iranians expect macedoine and the e.u. to advise trump to not just keep it alive and stay on the deal but also comply with it this is something that we have failed to see ever since it was the deal that j.c. was a struck under obama even obama did not comply with its undertakings under the nuclear deal so iranians have warned that they want to see the united states under that deal and in full compliance with its undertakings that's the least thing that they want to see this there and warning that was issued today i sent more to the
europeans of course iranians are warning that they are not going to continue to deal with you or all on their present conditions that they are demanding regional and missile concessions from tehran ok let's talk face tough questions and we have to we have to leave yes are we have to leave it there i'm afraid thank you very much indeed for talking to al-jazeera thank you while another skeptic of the iran nuclear deal seems to be making his way to the u.s. state department donald trump's nominee for secretary of state the current cia director might pump a zero has cleared one hurdle at the u.s. senate panel they has now really backed his nomination with republican rand paul changing his vote after earlier saying he would oppose pompei oh well that gave him the eleven votes needed from the twenty one member panel his nomination now goes to a full senate vote. well my campaign has risen rapidly from the fringes of the republican party to become one of the president's most trusted advisers he came to
congress as a tea party republican from kansas in twenty ten and served on two trump made in the head of the cia last year a former u.s. army officer pump a.o. shares trumps views on north korea and iran and has said he'd support regime change in both countries where he's been accused of promoting anti islam views one saying muslims are a threat to america. now it's a conflict that's already killed more than ten thousand people in the past three years and caused what the united nations says is the world's worst humanitarian crisis but now there are signs of an escalation in the war in yemen more than thirty people were killed in a saudi air strike on a wedding party in the western province of hush on sunday and another airstrike on tuesday killed nine people at a gas station elsewhere in the same province and the saudis are released footage of an airstrike from last week that killed a who the second in command out summer saudi arabia had placed a twenty million dollars bounty on his head when the who things in turn have
intensified attacks on saudi territory firing an average of one ballistic missile a day over the last ten days on the latest attack on monday targeted on iran co facility mike hanna has more from the united nations. the wedding hall which was to have been the scene of joyous celebration was turned into a death trap this video which al-jazeera cannot independently verify shows the aftermath of the airstrikes believed to being carried out by the saudi led coalition local officials said the first missile detonated in the men's section of the wedding party moments later a second one hit the side on which the females were gathered this footage released by the rebels shows the horrific off the math. a young boy screaming and crying next to what appears to be the lifeless body of his father dozens of people were treated in the nearby hospital they have no mercy towards children they've been killed without any remorse says this man
a spokesman for the saudi led coalition says it will carry out a full investigation the u.n. has said that off the estimated ten thousand menes that have so far lost their lives in the conflict some sixty percent have been killed in strikes. there's been no formal response from the security council as yet its members have just returned from a weekend retreat in sweden but the office of the secretary general has issued a statement on his behalf condemning the attack it reads in part the secretary general reminds all parties of the obligations under international humanitarian law concerning the protection of civilians and civilian infrastructure during armed conflicts he calls for a prompt effective and transparent investigation and during the day details emerged off another saudi led air strike the political council here. was killed in an
apparent missile attack last thursday he burned. with sorrow and sadness i mooned to our yemeni people that did martyr president saleh. he was killed on the nineteenth of april with six of his companions he was targeted in her data province on his way back from a meeting with local leaders by three airstrikes launched by the warplanes of the us saudi aggression sunday our summit is the most senior who feel leader to have been killed since the western backed saudi led coalition intervened in yemen just over three years ago mike hanna al-jazeera united nations or let's talk to her saying alba katie he's a pro who through journalist and joins us live now from the yemeni capital sana'a there seems to be a clear escalation in the violence in the war in yemen let's talk first if we can about the killing of the who three political leader sally out some out how much of a blow is this to the two things are now they likely to react much more
aggressively going forward. it is not as some people say big blow to the whole thing because during a war is expected that some of the commander and political leaders to be killed so they have targeted mr before they have failed so it was something expected there but i think this will be a big blow to the. coalition because we've seen that within three days of the killing of. jose has appointed mr mad and he's considered can be considered as one of the hard like inside the hotel movement to be from this hardline more close to the military wing of. the this means that there will be more attacks in saudi that will be and this will effect any this going to effect any peace told going out in yemen or outside yemen because this is huge
and i believe that. the medical hold you have said that there will be a big and huge response. and in terms of that response we've also seen an escalation in the technology on the number of missiles being fired by the east towards saudi arabia but this is a worrying escalation of the violence there recently. the who started the escalation is the saudi all with the yemeni army and the who they are doing is self defense they are not the one who started the war against the saudi was the opposite and there we've seen as you mentioned that now they are launching a daily ballastic missile inside saudi arabia and i continued that they have more missiles that they have not actually used till now and i think in the coming weeks we will see these missiles like put in will be put in into service and we have
notice that the latest missile strike on saudi targeted. company we know that mohamed bin salamander bent on. a company as he say for his vision in the coming fifty years in saudi so i believe that the coming strikes will be mainly targeting oil field companies. because this is the backbone of the saudi led coalition but as always it's the civilians who are paying the price of the war in the last few days dozens have been killed in coalition airstrikes despite reminders from the u.n. all sides about their obligations to protect civilian life yet dozens hundreds of civilians continue to be killed. i mean of course when you have a war there's going to be a civilians but if you see who was the party who was mainly thought to get in a civilian in the saudi led coalition and who was responsible of all of this killing this idea that coalition they have propagated just in the last week.
seventy to one thousand people being killed that how to get in schools the mosques if you. why didn't so that's how the out of the me of this. we have. the attack in yemen that killed civilians is not only saudi that that court is indicted this that i can only fifteen thousand killed by this that ike that out over two hundred thousand yemeni people ok shows that in the whole died because of this over the blockade and the he has nothing to do with this but ok is this all he was involved in his book a whole killing yemenis every day percent of the game thank you so much for talking to al-jazeera well plenty more still to come on the news hour including. who will stop them on armenia now the protesters of for the prime minister. on the part of the fabric we look at what's changed in bangladesh's garment industry. and
in sports the houston rockets but some another shooting master class action from the n.b.a. playoffs coming up in this that's. not police in toronto are questioning a suspect was driven into a crowded sidewalk killing ten people and injuring fifteen others officers say it appears to have been a deliberate a time but so far there's no link to any organization or a wider plot dunya like reports. bystanders watched in horror as a rented van was driven at speed from a busy street onto a sidewalk full of people shoppers commuters students and residents were among the victims he just went on the sidewalk he just started getting everybody man he had every single person on the sidewalk anybody in his they wouldn't i saw three or four bodies lying on the grounds other people were getting c.p.r. and have to go back and like really and information to me i just got lost and i
thought you know what you're just going to run and it was just so many people this was shouting stop the car not even just a kid will be. in this cell phone video alone policeman confronts the driver who waves an object perhaps pretending it's a gun he's heard to shout kill me kill me but the armed policeman didn't shoot and made an arrest in front of the van used to cause so much harm we're all collaborating and we're all putting our our pieces together to see exactly what we have and at this particular point in time there's nothing that does affect the national security footprint we are looking very strong to it what the exact motive the motivation was for this particular incident to take place and at the end of the day we will have a false him answer and we'll have a full some account as to what the conclusion of this is police say the suspect is a twenty five year old student called alec manasse and from north of toronto he has
no criminal record and it's not believed he's part of any larger plot involving national security toronto's mayor is calling for unity and healing. i hope that we will as a city remind ourselves of the fact that we are admired around the world for being inclusive and free and for being accepting and understanding and considerate and that we are united in standing in solidarity especially with those who have fallen victim to this terrible tragedy today a huge police investigation involving national security officials and other government agencies has begun a clearer picture of this attack may emerge soon but for now this is a city mourning the unexpected bloodshed that marred a beautiful day in the spring daniel lak al-jazeera toronto. many as opposition leaders say they want parliamentary elections to be held as soon as possible to prevent them from running the country from behind the scenes there were celebrations in the capital yerevan on monday after the sixty three year old
resigned as prime minister often in the two weeks of protests when robin first day of work and joins us live now from the top of the hour of on robin we've seen a dramatic series of events in the last day or so what's happening now. well today back on the square it's really a sense of calm that i'm getting from everybody that we've met and spoken to today a sense of relief. the. worry about what was going to happen if the police had taken action and used force on the protesters yesterday and a sense of optimism about the future with armenians feeling that they. wanting to you know now believing in themselves and being able to take control of their of their country. today is genocide memorial day with the armenians from here and from the diaspora commemorate those who died in the mass killings in the early twentieth
century at the hands of the ottoman turks will be a sad day but as one man remarked to me today is feels different somehow the sun is shining and it's often raining at this time of year he said you know been really a good sign after yesterday's tumultuous events. attention turns to celebration after eleven days of street protests that brought down the u.s. prime minister was it was a humiliating and said his son. the man who has clung to power in the for the soviet republic for a decade on monday he resigns to preserve the peace he said just now is off to soldiers and seen the crowds. we know that the country has been suffering specifically under the rule of the. mandates of the president with absolute lack of institutional freedom so be it the judicial be it the the police be
a be at the. the health or culture or even the religious of the fact that they really took the initiative on individual individual basis to come to the street shows that ultimately institutions are formed by human beings and human minds and intentions. so he stepped down after the release of the leader of the opposition his arrest the day before had only served to crowds was president since two thousand and eight his second term in office had ended but the point parliament formed off the constitutional changes he presided over swiftly appointed him prime minister with enhanced powers stripped from the presidency the peaceful protests had focused largely on high level corruption and persistent poverty in a volatile region they were closely watched by russia who had formed close ties
with the kremlin said it would not intervene for the scribe events in year of an as a domestic matter and crowds evident delight. now about an hour from now where expecting again huge numbers of people here on republic square they won't be gathering to voice their opposition they will be gathering in unity for this genocide memorial day and they will be departing from here and walking up to the genocide memorial on a hill a beautiful spot above the city of yerevan to lay flowers. later today we expect opposition leaders to to talk to the media and we're hoping we understand that they may be wanting to set out their agenda and agenda obviously is likely to include their calls for elections as soon as possible.
robin foster was there and you have i'm robin thank you. now a cambridge university academic connected to the facebook data misuse scandal is appearing before a british parliamentary committee alexander kogan is linked to the u.k. based cambridge analytic a firm that is being accused of improperly accessing the information of nearly nineteen million users through facebook john a whole joins us live now from london so general what more do we know about alexander tobin what's he been saying to the committee. well he's speaking to the committee at the moment are in this is an opportunity of course for them for everyone really to hear from the man who effectively is the sort of missing link the middleman in this whole scandal who connected to facebook and cat again reach out a little go through an app that he created that harvested the information the personal information of some eighty seven million facebook users and then passed it on to the british based political data consultancy cambridge analytic of the use in developing so-called psychographic models to influence and predict the voting
behavior of voters principally in the us democrat as the us election and former c.e.o. of cambridge analytics claims other companies denied it that it was instrumental in getting donald trump elected alexander kogan is the academic a sort of brilliant psychologist and academic a senior researcher in the famous psychometric department of cambridge university created the zappers an app that takes down also information voluntarily for people in return for a small fee on facebook their gender their location their likes and dislikes and this sort of thing and because it was created before two thousand and fourteen it also has the unique ability in terms of facebook's terms of service to target their friends as well which is why this immense dataset was accumulated and he then had an arrangement with cambridge analytical and passed it on he mr cogan insists he did absolutely nothing wrong he said he was totally upfront with facebook throughout the process he had a long standing arrangement with them as a researcher he'd had data passed on to him from facebook before that they never
once raised any objection to what he was doing and on the other side cambridge analytical had assured him that what they were doing was thoroughly legal so he claims that he felt it was all completely normal but of course as this storm has grown as the scrutiny has grown on facebook and cambridge analysts they have sought very much to point the finger at him he claims he's being targeted scapegoated they say he breached facebook's terms of service on the. one side can reach analytical says he wasn't upfront about how the data was collected as a say in the middle east alexander kogan will find out more about him today he insists he did nothing wrong and just briefly jonah i mean as you say he's been implicated in providing the means for the scandal so is what he did illegal i think that's an incredibly difficult question to answer this is a largely unregulated space of course the digital world that is one of the crucial issues under examination now there are very few rules governing what facebook does
with data and of course facebook has existed from the beginning of obvious exhibit existence accumulating aggregating data using it for advertising models and so on and cambridge analytic what it was doing in gathering data and then targeting political ads that particular subsets of voters based on their likes and dislikes is the sort of thing that political parties have been doing since the beginning of democracy it's a question of where these two things intersect and whether that data was improperly used in other words not with the knowledge of the people giving it to subvert the political process that is the crux here but i think delineating lines of legality or illegality is extremely difficult to do john howard thank you. in a few moments we'll have the weather the richard but still ahead here on al-jazeera . a backtrack on pension changes isn't enough for protesters in nicaragua now they want action against an unpopular president. keen to learn the challenges confronting jordan as it tries to give syrian refugees an education. and sport
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welcome back a bit recap of the top stories here on the news that iran's president is warning the united states of severe consequences if it withdraws from the twenty fifteen nuclear agreement french president among your macros in washington donald trump to stick with the deal. the u.n. secretary general is condemning a saudi led air strikes on a wedding party in yemen which killed at least thirty guests and has been revealed another strike killed a second income out of the toothy rebels in yemen last week. police in the canadian city of toronto are questioning a suspect after a famine was driven into a crowded sidewalk at least ten people died fifteen others were injured officer the suspect. appears to have acted deliberately. now protesters in nicaragua are refusing to back down despite president daniel ortega scrapping
pension reforms which sparked days of riots at least twenty six people died in the rebellion against both the government and the president the home reports. people continue to come out in the streets of nicaragua despite president daniel ortega picturing the reforms to the social security system. that is first sparked protests last week. of the thousands who marched through the capital minnaar war and monday this is now become about something move they're protesting against the president himself the minute the minute that's when they make it that their final seconds this protest is bigger than all the rest because people have grown tired people are worn out from the violation of rights rights of the people the violation of the constitution this was the vote that knocked over the glass as they say the president or take is now on his third consecutive term and has been accused of nepotism his wife is the vice president and for undermining democratic institutions
to tighten his grip on power. his critics will now add to that list repression police have used heavy handed tactics in dealing with protesters close to thirty people have been killed among them offices themselves. others have been the timing of these relatives saying outside a police station as they called for their loved ones to be released. what the president originally bullish in his response to the protests had on sunday struck a slightly more conciliatory tone let me turn the symbol to the incidents of violence that have happened i regret about we express solidarity with all the families whose loved ones have died from the violence. and it's you know i saw nothing but after that address police rushed to university campus that has become the bastion of the protests the students occupying it fought back at least one was
killed but i am alerting the army afterwards they promised to carry on what they need is the backing of the country's powerful business community and the rest of the population. the president will be hoping his concessions are enough to dampen the anger. john holmes. police in china have arrested a man they believe deliberately started a fire that killed eighteen people the blaze tore through a three story building in the southern city of cheney one state media says the building was used as a karaoke lounge it's reporting the suspect lit the fire and blocked the only entrance with his motorbike north korea's leader has visited the hospital where chinese tourists are being treated for bus crash injuries thirty six were killed when the bus toppled from a bridge on sunday and just days before a rare summit between rival leaders on the korean peninsula al-jazeera has been taking a look at life inside north korea we've been granted rare access to the capital
pyongyang our diplomatic editor james bays takes a firsthand look at whether international sanctions are having any impact on daily life. north korea has been targeted with tougher and tougher sanctions by the u.s. and the international community of a what persuaded the country's leadership to pursue a diplomatic course and what effect to the having on ordinary people in this isolated country. we've been taken to a department store in the center of pyongyang despite the international sanctions the shelves here are full we managed to visit a number of shops in the city center all were up marketplaces catering to the elite we found no shortages and luxury items like chocolates and bottles of alcohol that were clearly smuggled in in defiance of the sanctions the official line is that foreign imports have been replaced by increase domestic production. do you believe
i don't know why others around us are starving us dear reporter when we return please tell them we are indomitable no matter what thank sions are upon us. the only medical facility we were taken to was a gleaming new hospital most of the equipment here was imported clearly a problem in the future when spare parts become needed we were shown the eyeglasses which is subsidized for north korean citizens you know what it will mean yes what's the name of the north korean brand oh our. hero yet not yet not ok but a recent u.n. report says the humanitarian situation particularly in rural areas outside the capital is poor before traveling to north korea i spoke to the un's top humanitarian official in new york. their. nutrition problem also malnourished children especially there are too many women having
a really hard time too often dying in childbirth it's the u.n. security council that voted in the international sanctions and the netherlands as the council member that administers them. in all resolutions there's a view very clear passage where it says. these sanctions are not meant to have adverse negative effects on the people of. that's the official line privately even western diplomats will tell you there's a stigma to denature humanitarian aid to north korea for example an important program by the n.g.o.s the global fund to fight malaria and tuberculosis was caught earlier this year sanctions are having an effect in north korea but perhaps not the one the international community wanted james plays. well for the first time in spain judges have authorized bodies to big zoom from a controversial monument valley of the fallen is a vast muslim where the dictator general franco is buried along with thousands of
victims of the spanish civil war challenging reports. sixty kilometers outside madrid lies spain's largest mass grave cut into the mountainside the valley of the fallen is where dictator francisco franco lies buried around him tens of thousands of bodies of unnamed people killed on both sides of spain's civil war many of the murdered on franco's orders. is the granddaughter of one of those murdered men for years her family has fought for the right to re bury many. and his brother antonio romero in their hometown. it's an historic day not because of my relatives but also because we can help other people that are in the same situation . that their mortal remains of my family shouldn't be in the lying with a dictator. during franco's thirty six year dictatorship hundreds of thousands of
spaniards died or just disappeared franco himself ordered the building of the basilica as a symbol of peace and reconciliation but many see it as a monument to for. a silent place it embody spain's so-called pact of forgetting and amnesty pardoning the political crimes of the past that helped spain's transition to democracy in one nine hundred seventy seven the benedictine monks who live here against the dead for them the religious status comes before its political significance but the silence is now being shattered. city officials entering there's a grim task ahead searching through the remains of thirty four thousand people to identify. bringing up the bodies of franco's victims as happened in other parts of the country but relatives have to fight for the right to rebury their loved ones i
hear today other grandchildren of many people but there are others waiting hoping that today is the beginning of the end of the legal process to retrieve our relatives these relatives are also calling for the removal of the hundred fifty metre high stone cross the tallest in the world but fresh flowers a still on franco's grave it seems there are still two spain's when it comes to reexamining the civil war charlie angela. the former bosnian serb leader radovan carriage has begun his appeal against a fourteen year prison term for war crimes tribunal at the hague here in his prison for retrial carriage accusers prosecutors of twisting his words on his initial trial he was convicted two years ago of killing eight thousand muslim men and boys in srebrenica and nine hundred ninety five. afghan refugees in greece have been attacked and injured by a far right group attackers reportedly yelled burn them alive as they targeted a city in protest on the island of lesbos about two hundred refugees were
complaining about their living conditions the violence escalated when left wing activists arrived to defend the refugees. rights groups say thousands of factories remain dangerous in bangladesh five years after its worst industrial disaster more than eleven hundred mainly female garment workers were crushed to death in the runup plaza collapse two thousand were injured when the eight story building caved in survivors say they were forced to work despite warnings of cracks in the walls rights groups say the danger remains despite agreements to improve working conditions while many changes have been made workers in bangladesh are still risk of a repeat accident textiles are big business for the economy bringing in twenty eight billion dollars a year mostly from u.s. and european companies a big brands threaten to pull out of bangladesh unless safety standards improved so two thousand three hundred factories were inspected and in some cases upgraded a new survey has found that the largest factories have complied with new standards but thousands of smaller factories haven't the new york university based center for
business and human rights report found that workers at three thousand factories are at risk due to structural flaws and the lack of safety equipment. children who fled war in syria now confronting another problem jordan is home to almost a quarter of a million of the young refugees others trying to help them get an education but money is tight as an economic crisis deepens reports in the capital amman. playing piano in front of her classmates before heading to school was once unimaginable for sidra after fleeing the war in syria the twelve year old was forced to drop out for two years and why a fan of the rest of us are now there was a school of the refugee camp but i didn't like it i love studying here in amman because i study with my friends and the level of education is better. this unicef center helps a drug transition back to school impoverished children such as syrian refugees come
to learn everything from english to communication skills to play and obtain psychological support to cope with the trauma they've endured come on see them enough see one of my sons has psychological problems the psychologist at the center has helped him he is now listening to me and he is better and this has been the biggest benefit unicef says thirty one percent of syrian children in the kingdom are not enroll in any formal or informal education program yet this year there are more syrian refugees in the jordanian school system than ever the ministry of education has implemented a double shift system to meet the need unicef is also providing cash assistance to encourage children to stay in school fifty five thousand students are receiving about thirty dollars a month the money helps pay for the cost of transportation uniforms and school supplies unicef says the economic crisis in jordan is making it harder for all
children living in poverty its educational program is operating with a more than one hundred million dollar deficit this year this is now a prolonged crisis and so it is becoming increasingly challenging for us to maintain interest in funding these very important programs but the reality is on the ground there we see increasing vulnerability is educating children is seen as a long term economic investment in jordan and at the centers all nationalities are coming together and learning to get along natasha getting old zero man. dozens of people have been killed in afghanistan over the past week as isilon the taliban tried to derail upcoming elections sixty people died in an eyesore suicide bombing at a voter registration center in kabul on sunday in banker's province six army officers protecting a registration center were killed by the taliban and another center was burnt down
on monday night charlotte bennett's reports. at least sixty people are being buried in afghanistan they all had one thing in common a desire to vote. these people were killed in western kabul on sunday morning queuing at a voter registration seems that they wanted to vote in october as elections in. the attack caused sorrow to hundreds of families people are not optimistic about the government in this country any more. voter registration opened on april fourteenth for long delayed parliamentary and district elections the government has two months to reach its goal of riches during fifteen million afghans just two percent have turned out so far. but the election commission released an ad campaign to convince afghans to sign up president musharraf danny invited the media to see him open the registration process but it's a hard sell in the current climate to get coverage because i did not want to look
at this this is a boating tide which is drowned in blood who will come to vote when the government asks us to. isolate took responsibility for sunday's bombing but the taliban has carried out multiple attacks on registration seems his and security posts election workers have been abducted and there are no voting seem to some thirty five provinces a security can't be guaranteed afghanistan's election commission says it's working hard to protect prospective voters ensuring challenge with elections still six months away and. afghanistan is currently in a situation of conflict you hold weekly meetings with afghan security forces and the election commission an afghan forces have an agreement to secure the voters and polling stations. security forces are visible outside election seemed his but it's what they can't see that scares voices the afghans that show up here say they are in the minority i want to make everybody in love the people are not interested in
the election any more because considering the current security situation in the country most people are not willing to attend the election as this generation gets worse day by day. the continuing attacks destroying optimism for a truly democratic afghanistan shallot ballasts al jazeera. former u.s. president george bush appears to be recovering. sunday morning that's according to spokesman. that spread to his blood he was taken to hospital for attending the funeral of his wife. that killed four people in a restaurant in the u.s. state of. several people.
what about tom postpone now his far there and thank you so much the top seeds in the west the houston rockets are now one win away from reaching the second round of the n.b.a. playoffs they beat the minnesota timberwolves on monday to take a three one series lead on the surprisingly it was james harden that starred for the rockets with thirty six points they really won the game in the third quarter
scoring fifty points at the most scored and a quarter of playoff basketball since nine hundred sixty two the rockets taking it one hundred and nineteen under. this entire series just from game again you see prime examples from my first game was no one really knocked down a shot second game we did their game they beat us they killed was enough for being week one quarter we get hot in and you know but with all that being said i think defense who's going to add i say my sit every every single quarter and i would give ourselves a chance this is a very explosive team so. we've had two really bad quarters you can't do that against them. you know and. paul and harden were there were a load show let's take a look at the film and see what we can do. the utah jazz have also gone
through one up against the oklahoma city thunder and donovan mitchell getting thirty three points as they won games for a hundred and thirteen to ninety six. the toronto maple leafs have forced a game seven in their n.h.l. playoff series against boston bruins it was a somber mood at the air canada center as a tribute was paid to the victims of the attack in the city that happened just hours earlier the leaves were heading into the game trailing the series three two but managed to pull off an incredible three one win and force a decisive game seven the winner will go on to face tampa bay in the eastern conference semifinals. all over in columbus ohio visiting washington capitals beat the blue jackets in game six to advance to the next round alex ovechkin scored twice to leave the capitals so a six three victory up next for washington is defending stanley cup champions it's been. liverpool manager you're going cough is asked the club's fans to show romo
respect ahead of their champions league semifinal on choose day this with the view from inside manchester city team boss when they arrived for their quarter final game at liverpool cans bottles and flares were thrown u.k. police are still investigating the incident while football's european governing body you wait for him also open disciplinary proceedings this is such a fantastic football club that's the old saying football family. known for its fantastic atmospheres all over the road so we don't need we don't need to do to throw whatever on the boss of your opponent if we can do what we did creating an atmosphere even in front before and from the stadium yeah let's do it i'm a big fan of that but please. show the respect they deserve. roma are in the champions league semifinal for the first time since one thousand nine hundred eighty four thanks to their quarterfinal comeback against barcelona
they hit back from a four one first like deficit in eighty four it was liverpool who eventually be in the final on penalties fundamental to the money seven fundamentally to morrow will be about the team we need to repeat a little bit of a collective performance against barcelona which we made together we know we're coming up against a different team than barcelona in terms of their rhythm and intensity but we mismatch they competitiveness in this game thomas now in ten time champion rafa nadal is set to play in the barcelona open this week the spaniard who was just regained his number one spot after winning the monte carlo masters hopes to continue his success as he prepares to defend his title at the french open next month very happy about what happened last week of course have been a great week i enjoyed a lot of the way that i played him on that always playing him on the gallows is a special on the pleasure and. yeah here barcelona game is one that i know very
well. i feel like the big. one in my home is my own. you know i am from this club and i enjoy the fact that i can play here in front of my people. in major league baseball the new york yankees hammered the minnesota twins fourteen to one it was a great night for new york. and a walker who became only the third player in yankee history to play extra base hit in seven his frank you know games before turning twenty four the last player to do so with joe di maggio nine hundred thirty seven and mickey mantle and nine fifty five david gregory is having a grand slam in the game helping the yankees win their third straight. and that's all your sport for now more later back to you dear and for a thank you very much though roger the musicians in south sudan are struggling with the absence of copyright laws and that's forced many to produce their material abroad al-jazeera as he moves on reports from the top of the juba.
it takes days sometimes weeks for one of south sudan's most popular musicians in line with him being to write record and produce his son's. education benefits very little from the finished product. and so. basically. copyright law does not exist so we musicians we spend time money and energy to produce but. there's no in a lot of projects all right like in other countries neighboring countries like uganda so when you produce music at least something out of your work. but. emmanuel is one of more than fifty artist in south sudan all facing the same problem musicians writers and poets are all suffering because there are no laws in place to protect their work now many prefer to have
their work produced in other countries where there is copyright legislation. where in south sudan and south hundreds an hour to have a comprise the sound system here. i wanted to try to publish in uganda i would publish them and you're going to definitely yeah but he would i would still maintain that i didn't you know solace in the news poet who's publishing in your grammar there are no distribution companies in south sudan it's not seen as a worthwhile investment but that doesn't mean artists' work are not being sold distributing the work of art without their permission and then difficult to bring a stick or drive to meet a fellow here in the markets and choose the music you want he'll copy it and you'll pay and it'll cost less than a dollar then you can reproduce songs using the music and the lyrics and the artists don't even know that their music is being sold on government has taken little interest in the arts and literature sector especially after a civil war broke out in twenty thirty tens of thousands of people have been killed
and a third of the country's twelve million population displaced but the government says it is now working on a bill and forming a council to protect the intellectual property of artists will be formed soon by the by the approval of the cabinet so that it. will become. and then at this same time would confirm that we have a body that we can give him we can give this policy with these these. laws so that we we talked about protection. for emmanuel and other artists this provides some hope that in the future it is they who will benefit financially from their words and music not an unknown third party. people more going on to their own jubal. that's it for me darren jordan for the news updated always up next with more news statut thousand watching.
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