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could it be back and could there be three the much anticipated summit between donald trump and kim jong un may also include south korea's leader. i'm sam you say dan this is al jazeera live from coming up. political uncertainty in italy a technocrat is appointed prime minister after the president triggers a political crisis. the fallout from al-jazeera is investigation into international cricket match fixing national lanka launches a criminal investigation. and the new adventures of spider-man the credible story
of the mali an immigrant the falcon the rescue and the french president. there are positive signs that the summit between the u.s. president and north korea's leader may yet go ahead as planned and the apartheid. talks could become tripartite with the south korean leader also president. progress was ramped up following a surprise second meeting between kim and the south korean president mungy in the demilitarized zone on saturday now trump has confirmed the u.s. delegation is in north korea while a team from the north has been spotted in china on route to singapore where the meeting which trump cancelled was due to take place for the u.s. president has since expressed his enthusiasm for talks tweeting that he believes north korea has brilliant potential and will one day be
a great economic and financial nation under thomas has more from seoul. do you think an unprecedented potential summit between the u.s. president and the leader of north korea that's on probably now on again would be all people here in seoul would be talking about after all it's people here close to the border with north korea who have the potential to be profoundly affected by that summit outcome and yet talk to people here and that's not what they're talking about looking far more like a pop band yes a boy band think particularly well in the u.s. and u.k. music charts until i know there is an outcome the summit happens and there is something solid to show for it i really want to talk about it it took me a while you've got diplomats from the u.s. and north korea now in singapore to hold talks about the logistics and security arrangements for any to twelve summit and inside north korea a u.s. delegation meeting with the north korean counterparts to talk about your gender for
any summit so the diplomacy is going on and i expect frankly hearing so you wouldn't know it. at least president has appointed an economist to become the prime minister. rarely is a former official at the international monetary fund italy's experiencing political turmoil following the decision of the president so to go. to veto the former prime minister designate its choice for economy minister rafiq of a possible constitutional crisis a new elections have to be held. he is the head of the italian based political risk consultancy policy so now he says the new prime minister faces some tough challenges. cottonelle is obviously a good choice but the time couldn't be worse cut that i really is cold in but his chances to get votes or for the possibility of confidence in this parliament are close to zero the only political parties that will support him on likely to be the
p.d. and cos oblique and not quite sure. on his part of the so called is a likely to get the thumbs down and he will inevitably be a lame duck. head of government taking the country to the next elections which are likely to take place in september october this year. well the people in colombia will be heading back to the polls off the none of the presidential candidates got fifty percent of the vote will be choosing between a critic of the government's two thousand and sixteen peace deal with fogge rebels and a former congressman who supports that agreement the runoff will be held in three weeks oh latin america to the scene human reports now from bogota. conservative candidates event came in a head in the first round with thirty nine percent of the votes supported by
colombians who want to modify a historic peace accord the start rebels which many see as a reward for terrorists. because i am sure hope supersedes closs hatred. but he'll be facing his political end to says former bogota mayor gustava who in his use was a left wing urban guerrilla and follow him up from school and this is what we're going to talk about at the ballot boxes in fifteen days it's a return to violence or it's building an era of peace. picture supporters believe he can deliver on the promise of health education and social justice for millions of disenfranchised colombians in what is one of the world's most socially an equal countries. that if you help the old the mothers like me who needed help i always had his support when he was mayor i trust and believe in hand.
in order to. achieve. this. which is that we have not got all kinds of opponents growing he'll turn colombia into a new than israela or cuba he is deeply distrusted by the political and economic a stablish meant. but do get to raises concerns among moderates regarding i mean or do they get i have no doubt that if he wins he'll extradite the fark leaders and the peace process the same thing that happened in the middle east after. revile it it will happen here. what's clear is that colombians will be going to the polls again choose between two radically different options for their future better. looking to see in human i just see what that. johnson is a senior analyst for the international crisis group he says tampering with the found peace agreement may discourage other rebel groups from the. leland specifically at st louis or to be a very close eye on this whole process not only on the elections but on the
implementation of arc agreement in general so any failings or any changes or any sort of intentional. lack of will to implement peace agreement or attentional attempt to change it would actually send a signal to the eland of the colombian government not very trustworthy negotiating or there's a chance without a doubt if we get a president at the door someone who at least is willing to say that they won't change the peace here and i think those divisions will end up actually being in these groups will come together a bit more because there's someone they feel they can trust but as i still think violence is not completely off the table in colombia's future unfortunately and right now we have very stark dissident groups operating in different parts of the country that you know because the peace negotiation simply is not as sure and bear has made little progress in the time that it's been taking place but it's still operate pretty militarily in sort of different drug trafficking organizations
throughout the country the brazilian government has lowered the price of diesel fuel in an effort to end the week long strike by truck drivers the drivers have mounted hundreds of blockades on roads to protest against high off writing costs or that scolds shortages of basic goods and medical supplies around the country the government reached an agreement with the unions last week that some truckers are remain on strike. don't you want me destroyed during twenty thousand the government increased the price of petrol by more than twenty five percent and now it's offering a ten percent discount yet it forgets that the trucker is not ignorant anymore we want at least the price on the station to have a significant reduction for the government to show good sense and goodwill. former u.s. president george herbert walker bush has been taken to hospital for a second time in a month the ninety three year old is being treated in maine for low blood pressure and fatigue he spent more than a week in hospital for a blood infection
a few weeks ago after the death of his wife barbara meanwhile the palestinian president mahmoud abbas has been released from hospital to receive treatment for pneumonia and fever in the past week the eighty two year old hopes to return to work soon abbas was last hospitalized in february during a trip to address the u.n. security council two boats will leave gaza on tuesday with palestinians needing urgent hospital care on board but tried to break through israel's blockade which has prevented medical supplies from getting in and patients from getting out of hospital have been struggling to treat thousands of palestinians wounded during the recent protests bernard smith reports garza is blockaded by israel on all sides sea included but this week two boats loaded with patients who need hospital treatment and students with university places will try to breach israel's sea blockade which begins sixteen kilometers out in the mediterranean that passengers have
a strong determination to break this siege whatever the circumstances whatever the challenges whatever the obstacles that would have been that would be posed by the israeli side gaza's hospitals are full of patients who need urgent medical treatment there are those injured in two months of protests and longer term cases at least now i have sixty five of them already admitted those who would want to do in the martial critter. but there are many other cases of cancer and open heart surgeries and many other complicate neurosurgical cases of the baby cases all of them need to travel abroad because of shortage of personalities induced by the israeli blockade in gaza strip and why can't they travel abroad because the borders are sealed must of time and these patients should travel in time he can say to a patient why when cancer come back after three months that he will deteriorate and you have too much complication they cannot wait life long waiting for this product up in. the boats that will be used to being kept hidden organizers fear israel will
try to destroy them before they leave the port and reality the boats are not going to get any further than israel's maritime blockade which is as tightly and harshly enforced as the land blockade but at least those on the boats will highlight again the open prison like conditions that there are here in gaza that prevent almost anyone from leaving burnitz with al-jazeera gaza rebels near the southern syrian province of dadaab preparing for a possible offensive by government forces the area is mostly controlled by opposition groups the u.s. is warning of a strong response if government troops do it tack international and regional powers are holding talks to try and avoid a wider conflict. so. the russian foreign minister sergei lavrov saying that the syrian army should be the only force present at the southern border syria southern border russia making clear its position as well we understand behind the scenes negotiations continue between
international and regional players to find some sort of an arrangement for the future of the provinces in the southern and southwestern syria. syrian government as of late really the government media they've been beating the drums of war saying that they have been sending troops to the front lines and dropping leaflets from government helicopters telling rebels to surrender so the syrian government making clear that that is their next target but that is different from other areas because there are international regional players involved united states israel jordan because of its geo strategic location jordan and israel for example they both do not want to see iranian troops or iranian troops on their borders so if there is any arrangement or any deal that it will definitely not involve iranian troops taking part in any battle but we understand is what
they're trying to do is reach some sort of an arrangement whereby the rebels decide to lay down their arms and to surrender those who want to leave to the rebel controlled problems have it live in the northwest will be able to do so but state authority will return to this area jordan doesn't want to see any escalation as well because it will create a refugee crisis also wants to open its border crossing there which is really vital for trade so all international and regional negotiations behind the scenes to try to find a solution to this corner of syria what to do in this corner of syria to avoid a military a military conflict that could bring in regional powers. well still ahead on al-jazeera why the. us in rwanda have borne out of a second hand clothes. we look at the new attempt to bring libya's political rivals together and restore peace.
hello and welcome to look at weather conditions across asia now in northeastern areas we've got some patchy cloud ram we've got some weak frontal systems but really nothing untoward so as we look at the forecast we're likely to see the chair across southern parts of japan a little bit of rain at times across northeastern parts of china but otherwise bright conditions pyongyang there twenty five tokyo should be sunny highs of twenty seven fine conditions expected in beijing little bit cloudier further south in shanghai with the risk of some showers developing as we head through wednesday so across more central and southern parts of china weather conditions looking fairly quiet at the moment there are a few showers around hong kong though should be drawing bright across in taiwan where the conditions are fine as across indochina and far western parts of china where weather conditions are looking much more unsettled with some really heavy rain affecting parts of me m.r.
some flooding is highly likely here and heavy showers also likely in lives the whole system continues to develop during the course of wednesday so further heavy rain is likely to move into southeastern parts of asia from out of cloud around here some showers to singapore but elsewhere we've got to find conditions across much of java sunshine expected in jakarta and for the philippines certain across northern areas that should be largely fine and are expecting highs of thirty six degrees in manila. al jazeera is investigative unit exposes the criminal gangs fixing international cricket matches sixty to seventy percent that you can say you say fix it fix bribing professional players. beautiful girls the clothes give them houses rolex watches. books if you couldn't sleep i don't think. al-jazeera investigations cricket match fixers.
are back to watching al-jazeera time to recap our headlines our next month's meeting in singapore between us president dog trump and north korean leader kim jong un may still go ahead and south korea has suggested its president mungy in may also take part a u.s. delegation is in north korea while a team from the north is in china on its way to single ball italy's president has revealed the economist carlo utterly will become the country's next interim prime minister sergio caused anger by vetoing the former prime minister doesn't choice of
finance minister forcing him to give up trying to form a populist government. colombia's set for a runoff vote to elect a new president after sunday's election produced no clear winner conservative ivan duke a critic of the far peace deal got thirty nine percent of the vote will face left wing challenger will stop a path through in three weeks. sri lanka has launched a criminal investigation following an al-jazeera report on suspected match tampering in international cricket you astray and english cricket boards denied their cricketers were involved with a match fixing syndicate and i just your investigation exposed the match fixing claimed to have bribed international cricketers to under-perform and speak to david harrison from al-jazeera is investigative unit joins us now live from london good to have you with us and good work down there already a lot of international four hours i'm sure you're aware suspensions in sri lanka
denials in the u.k. talk of investigations in australia you obviously know all of the backstory to this story where will it end do you expect some high level firings yes i think you could be very surprised if there weren't in what's happened today is very significant in that we've now got the first criminal investigation as a result of our findings the sri lanka cricket board has suspended two of the key figures in the match fixing that we exposed is going on in sri lanka and they've launched there's been a criminal investigation launched this is the first time this has happened so we've now got cricket authorities involved and law enforcement or thora sees as well something which we think is absolutely necessary the curricular authorities are well intentioned but they simply haven't got the resources to really drill down and get into the criminal aspects of the match fixing will you be handing over all the material you have to the i.c.c. as they've requested. well as you can imagine it's a this is
a highly sensitive issue we have hours and hours of undercover footage and there are all sorts of legal considerations here we have to think about protecting our sources blaring out figures you know they are people who are at risk this is not something that is done lightly very sensitive and we will give this very very serious consideration in spirit and in principle we are keen to help as much as possible this is our investigation we want to help your sources take it further but it is not something that we do lightly and it will take us a long time to sift through the material and to protect our sources and decide what we can actually share give us an idea of you know what you can give us of going through this process how easy was it to set up this kind of. fixing match fixing situation is it just the tip of the iceberg sad to say i think it is while i was there and we spent a long time on this investigation total about eighteen months in the time as i sort
of stablish my credibility is this this piece of business men who is interested in getting involved in in match fixing and making money from the paying for fixes and betting on these these these ensure the guaranteed outcomes and in the matches i will have the possibility of meeting several other big match fixes you know we didn't have time or the scope is already a long term investigation but many more out there and the thing that i found truly shocking was the sheer scale of match fixing the i.p.l. the indian premier league you know the most lucrative one day tournament in the world absolutely riddled with corruption much fixers are all over it t twenty is all very vulnerable but what we also expose was that test matches the pinnacle you know the whiter than white version of the game is is is also being exposed to this kind of corruption shocking news now thanks so much for your work and for talking to us david harrison there. fourteen people are known to have died from a rat virus in southern india the neighbor virus which can cause flu like symptoms
and brain damage emerged in the state of catalogue this month shall about its reports. markets and carola bustle like normal but fruit sellers says hydel it's a re a sign that a deadly virus is gripping the a community we are afraid of. use because this is pretty big. that afraid of by the troops. in outbreak of nippur virus in care a little smug has killed more than a dozen people its natural host is the first best and well it's not confirms that's how this outbreak started it's enough to stop people from async anything the best may have touched. after this virus problem sales have been really bad the products are just not getting sold earlier used to sell one kilogram for fifty rupees but now i have to sell two kilograms for fifty rupees this is because everyone is
saying that fruit bats this and fruit bats that nothing is getting sold carolus hospitals have been overrun with people sick with fear of a virus causes flu like symptoms and brain inflammation it kill seventy five percent of those it and fix and there is no vaccine india's health ministry is trying to quote concerns they seem tains to monitor if a new cases and says the virus has not sprayed and yet silence. terrorists a steering clear of cace carolus biggest city it's two hundred kilometers from the outbreak but still vacancies here. we are getting quite a lot of cancellations from the dumb sticks that a lot of. and where it's from the gulf from the gulf countries because the arab season is coming up and they are also getting worried. the world health organization has listed nipper as one of eight priority diseases alongside the
bowler and seeker they could cause a global epidemic it was discovered in malaysia twenty years ago and has killed more than two hundred people since containing knepper in the world second most populated country is a challenge so far fear is spreading faster than the virus ballasts al-jazeera randa may soon lose some of its trade benefits with the u.s. because of a dispute over secondhand clothes star they were on the raise tariffs on used american clothes to protect its garment industry the u.s. responded by threatening to pull rwanda's duty free access to some of its products of that benefit is set to expire on monday uganda tanzania and kenya tried raising terrace of their own but backed down after the us threatened their trade access to . to is in nairobi based investment adviser and chief executive rich management he says africa has become a dumping ground for cheap goods from other countries. but if we're going to
develop our industries we simply cannot compete against this deluge of cheap clothes i think president got me is one individual who's not going to be rolled over in this particular situation and he's going to make a stand and this is an attempt by africa to get leverage on the value chain it's an attempt to develop industry it's an attempt to industrialize and essentially you know we've seen all our industries hollowed out one of the classic examples is actually textile manufacturing which is now being addressed in east africa and i think it's important that we look at things holistically and if we're going to look at it holistically we can't hold about the industrialization of africa on one hand and then be dumping africa with all kinds of of goods and in this case in the case of used clothes so i think he has to stand he is the president of the african union
and absolutely we got to draw a line in the sand somewhere and this is the right line to be drawn i think we have a very transactional government in the u.s. they're looking at it entirely through the prism of of u.s. national interest the definition of which is quite strange at times it seems extremely transactional i don't think trump who looks at the continent in the same way previous administrations did and previous administrations were trying to lend a helping hand we're trying to create jobs within the continent that was the silver bullet that i go it was meant to be all about we've got enormous demographics you people call the demographic dividend but it's not going to be a demographic dividend lest we create jobs and what we have seen is in tech sells in particular there is an enormous opportunity to employ our people but we're not going to be able to employ anyone if we allow this to continue in the way it is. greece's economic crisis might be over but life is still difficult for many people
receive the largest sovereign loan in history to prevent bankruptcy workers also received a large pay cut they've seen their incomes for by fifteen percent during the eight year economic crisis john psaropoulos reports from athens. several times a week a leg from that was really my previous sings for his son he earns about twenty dollars an hour four times as much as in his regular part time job as a shoe salesman with two sources of income he helps support the household he grew up in but he cannot invest in his own future five years ago he unrolled in a robotics degree course at kalki the polytechnic two hours' drive from athens but he can't afford to rent an apartment there so his studies are progressing slowly. or at the present rate it'll take me another ten years to graduate i'll be thirty five and at that age it'll be really difficult to find a job in my area of expertise he's one of the many victims of salary cuts averaging
fifteen percent during the economic crisis creditors demanded cuts to make the economy more competitive the official minimum wage is now six hundred ninety dollars a month before tax but experts say the salary cuts won't affective in the absence of other reforms. while salary cuts should have led to a cut in the prices of products and services they didn't because product markets are to a great extent monopolies are all examples we have a large number of multinationals operating in this country which didn't lower the cost of their products they benefited from the salary cuts but they didn't become more competitive. hough of all new jobs are part time or seasonal and that still leaves twenty percent of workers unemployed around a million greeks and there is so much under employment the labor institute greece's leading employment think tank says the real jobless total is closer to twenty seven percent but the worst effect of the crisis is loss of income the dramatic drop in
incomes has created a class of working poor the risk of poverty has doubled during the crisis to thirty five percent of the population that's a rate unmatched anywhere in western europe and it is twice as high among working age adults and the children who depend on them as it is among pensioners many greeks such as me money this no longer see the point in learning skills or higher education greeks are forced to accept jobs their overqualified for which leads many to go broad the labor institute says government leaders need new policies to encourage entrepreneurship and employment entice companies to lower their prices and for the cost of labor to fall without serious reforms like these many greeks fear for all their education they'll likely remain the buskers of europe jumpstart ople us al-jazeera athens. an immigrant from mali has been awarded french citizenship after the release of a dramatic video of him rescuing
a child moment. saw a crowd gathering outside a building in paris where a toddler was hanging from a fourth floor balcony he pulled himself out from floor to floor with his bare hands to reach the child. has been called a real life spy the man. has more from paris. what's been an extraordinary day for mama duka some of the younger man stepped into the lease a palace on monday morning as amalia and refugee who just arrived in france a few months ago without papers and he stepped out of the lease a palace being hailed as a hero by the french president awarded for his bravery and promised french citizenship and a new job well it was on saturday evening that at this apartment block just behind me in central paris my magicka sam was walking down the road on his way towards the camp in leeds football final he looked up he saw a young baby dangling from the photo he said to him i just have to find
a solution. from balcony to balcony is why people have dubbed him the spider man in paris well his bravery has really captured the imagination of people across france many people then signed an online petition saying that he should be given french citizenship and that is what happens on monday the french president said that he represented the best of the republic's values marmaduke osama this young twenty two year old whose life has really changed over the last two days. and let's take you through some of the headlines here in al-jazeera now next month summit in singapore between the u.s. president all trump a north korean leader kim jong un may still go ahead the u.s. delegation is in north korea while a team from the north is in china on its way to singapore south korea has suggested the president may also take part owner thomas has more from seoul. we
also know that a team is probably arriving about now in singapore from washington there were a logistical team there were talking about what's on the agenda so much as protocol security those sorts of things they are if not in singapore very close to arriving in singapore and then we hear a c. you north korean official seen in beijing on his way from pyongyang to singapore to the north koreans are on their way to it looks like it's full steam ahead italy's president has appointed an economist to become interim prime minister carlo carli is a former official at the international monetary fund italy's experiencing political turmoil following the decision of the president. to veto the former prime minister's there's a choice of economy minister colombia's set for a runoff vote to elect a new president after sunday's election produced no clear winner conservative even duke a critic of the fog he still got thirty nine percent of the vote he'll face left wing challenger to starve
a petro in three weeks rebels near the southern syrian province of there are preparing for a possible offensive by government forces the area is mostly controlled by opposition groups the u.s. is warning of a strong response government forces attack rwanda may soon lose some of its trade benefits with the u.s. because of a dispute over secondhand clothes it started when we won the raised tariffs on used american clothes to protect its industry the u.s. responded by threatening to pull rwanda's duty free access to its market an immigrant from mali has been awarded french citizenship after a dramatic video of him rescuing a child went viral. south
africa's president serial rock also says he's bringing reforms opposition parties insist he must do more to end corruption so a hundred days after he came to office what has been opposed to achieve and what challenges lie ahead this is inside story. hello and welcome to the program i'm fully back to south africa's fifth democratically elected president syria rama posa is marking one hundred days in office he came to power after jacob zuma was forced to resign after years of corruption allegations raposo was elected in february following his victory as leader of the ruling a.n.c. party in december he made a number of.