when programs take you on a journey around the globe. the amount you see. this is zero. zero zero zero zero zero zero zero m. c. ters and this is the news hour live from london coming up another seat at the table for donald trump's meeting with king john thune the south korean president again joining them a new caretaker prime minister he's chosen as the political crisis in italy. where the devastation earlier in the u.s. sub tropical storm alberto has now made landfall in florida and spider-man becomes
france's new it's a refugee held as a hero after saving a child that angling for lost or balcony. i'm tatiana fun to all of the day's bored to including that wasn't the plan than a year after finishing runner up. a new rock bottom at the french i think. diplomatic activity is intensifying ahead of a plum summit between u.s. president on the north korean leader kim jong un and the bilateral talks become trilateral with a south korean president and joining them a u.s. delegation is in north korea with a team from sean yang heading to singapore where the historic meeting is due to take place under thomas has more from seoul. what a difference one frenetic weekend can make and now looks like it's full steam ahead for a summit in singapore on june twelfth as originally planned has been the u.s.
delegation inside north korea on monday that bar song kim south korean born but the u.s. ambassador to the philippines he's been ambassador here in seoul in the past though he was very much involved in the six nation talks that took place while president bush was in office later president obama he knows the issue backwards he's been meeting with north korea's a vice foreign minister chase on he again fluent english speaker she knows this issue backwards from a north korean point of view meanwhile in singapore over the coming days they'll be u.s. delegation and a north korean delegation meeting to discuss the logistics security arrangements protocol that all happening simle tiny asleep and if there is a summit on june the twelfth will president moon of south korea be there the blue house the presidential palace here in seoul said that though we're working on plans for president moon to be in singapore probably not for the beginning of the bilateral but it goes well between president trump and kim jong un if indeed it
happens and president moon montjoy in at a later stage possibly minutes hours later but in singapore as well has been crucial to getting the other two leaders together and he'd like a seat at the table well our correspondent mike hanna is life for us in washington d.c. so it sounds like the south korean president may well join this u.s. summit mike how would that change the dynamic of it. well the one thing is. apparent that president moon has an increasingly warm relationship with the north korean leader they've held those two meetings the second one in secret in recent weeks and certainly there is a bonding that would appear between the two leaders the question though is whether president trump himself would be prepared to share the spotlight if i could put it that way certainly what president moon appears to be indicating is that he would not take part in the meeting from the beginning he would join it subsequently which
may be acceptable to president trump who has made very clear that he wants to drive this process still being very admiring of president moon's contribution to getting this process underway also very importantly president moon played a major role in healing relations it would seem following president trump's original cancellation of the summit in a fiery letter released last week now is this imagine the last couple of hours or so donald trump is now to meet the japanese prime minister shinzo r.b.a. before the summit do you think that significant. yes it is very much sir because president trump has been in constant contact with in fact he held a phone call with him in the course of the stay and certainly japan it remains deeply concerned about its own security in this whole political process it's made very clear that it needs absolute security guarantees in any process involving
a relaxation of sanction a relaxation of measures against north korea. would appear once to either drop in d.c. on his way to economic summit in montreal which takes place on june the seventh and eighth or to hold a meeting with president trump on the sidelines of that summit it would appear to that president wants to have the last say in the ear of president before he does go ahead and meet the north korean leader should should that summit still take place and good good to her job thermite thanks very much for that speaking to us live from washington italy's president has appointed an interim prime minister after weeks of talks failed to produce a government and sparked a political crisis carlo quarterly who is a former international monetary fund official has been tasked with passing the country's budget and planning fresh elections john how has more. political
convulsions in italy beat the new prime minister designate not a political figure but a former international monetary fund official. that the government will maintain in. total neutrality with respect to the electoral debate. must now come up with a workable list of ministers but he's unlikely to survive a confidence vote in a parliament stacked against him so the new government will likely become a lame duck interim government until fresh elections in the autumn on the weekend president sergio rejected the euro skeptic finance minister proposed by the five star movement northern league coalition dashing their hopes of becoming europe's first far right populist government. last night with the darkest hour in italy's democracy president chose to ignore his constitutional prerogatives and prevent
from power political force the five star movement which received eleven million votes they've been calls for mass protests and the president's impeachment as head of state the latter seems constitutionally unlikely but it's another turn that sets the scene for a potentially ugly standoff we are going to see throughout the next three. years and the overarching the people versus the. establishment there with the head of state for the first time becoming the main target of the entire campaign there's also the economy to worry about italy's cost of borrowing is rising with the political uncertainty if the country's sky high debt were to become unserviceable then real crisis would arrive in the euro zone's third largest economy add to that a debate that will only grow louder perhaps angrier now about italy's membership of the eurozone as the nationalist northern league and. five star movement by for an
even bigger slice of the next electoral. carlow culture really did his best to calm the waters they used to. in the past few days tensions have increased on the financial markets you know that the spread has increased but charlie an economy is still growing and the budget remains on to control i can assure you that a government run by me will guarantee a prudent. public accounts. in italy political instability is a fact of life so they'll be little surprise about these twists and turns but no less anxiety over the outcome. still to come on the al-jazeera news hour show lanka launches a criminal investigation after al-jazeera is report on suspected match fixing and international cricket crushing criticism voice at the time rights groups sound the alarm after a wave of arrests in egypt and back in the big time
a dominant display from the wrong. yet another n.b.a. finals we have all the action and reaction transport. the syrian government says they will continue fighting rebels despite u.s. warnings against a possible offensive and dara province dare i say southern province mostly controlled by an opposition group says close to the volatile area of the israeli occupied golan heights the u.s. comments come as israel warns it will not tolerate a permanent iranian military presence in syria while russia has reemphasize its support for the syrian government has moved from beirut. the russian foreign minister sergei lavrov saying that the syrian army should be the only force present at the so there are no borders 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. syria. a. syrian government really the government. saying that they have been sending troops to the front lines dropping leaflets from government helicopters. so the syrian government making clear that next target different from other areas because there are international players involved the united states israel jordan because of its geo strategic location jordan and israel for example they both do not want to see 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 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 in the north west 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 it 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 military conflict that could bring in regional powers. now let's face continue of a further escalation in the syrian conflict the government has just begun its four week presidency of the conference on disarmament the move comes just weeks after the mask was accused of using chemical weapons against civilians the president.
benteke lee every four weeks and syria will host a full session of the international body on choose day criticism of the appointment is mounting with the u.s. ambassador to the organization saying it was one of the agency's darkest days twelve soldiers from saudi arabia have been killed in yemen during operations along the border this brings the total number of casualties to over a thousand according to state media that is the war continues aid agencies struggle to bring help to millions of desperate yemenis as more. the conflict in yemen has been described as the world's forgotten war but three years after it began the violence shows no sign of ending saudi arabia which has been leading a coalition to fight to flee rebels says more than a dozen of its soldiers have been killed bringing the total number of saudi casualties to over a thousand that's according to state media saudi arabia's military power is ranked
twenty six in the world according to global firepower but yemen's terrain has made it difficult to get a foothold in this rugged region of hundreds of kilometers of mountains and valleys has turned into an open battlefield near the northern hoofy stronghold of saddam the some saudi soldiers and now openly talking of the anger and resentment of been neglected by all thora tease you anymore we live in fear we don't have enough food we look as if we are begging we didn't ask for millions or promotions we just need to pay out debts and get the services we deserve we need our salaries to send them to our families for them to be able to live i wish you will give us more attention saudi arabia's defense ministry is paying compensation to families of dead soldiers king salmon has not visited the front lines unlike his predecessor king abdullah who visited troops in two thousand and nine crown prince mohammed bin salman who's also a defense minister launched the latest operation in yemen in two thousand and fifteen
who forces have suffered significant military losses local sources say tens of thousands of their fighters have been killed since the war started and who three weapons were suspected to rein in help appeared to be getting more advanced of rockets now capable of reaching riyadh. the u.n. estimates that twenty two million yemenis are in need of food aid and more than eight million threatened with severe hunger plus the impoverished country is struggling with an outbreak of cholera and diptheria a war that was only meant to last a few months has gone on for more than three years and its civilians who continue to suffer the world's largest humanitarian crisis. is there sure lanka's cricket authorities have called for a criminal inquiry into suspected match pitch fixing following reporting by al-jazeera as investigative unit a player and an official have been suspended our world cricket's governing body the i.c.c. investigates the case david harrison has more. serene demanders
a sri lankan player and assistant manager of call international stadium where suspended hours after al-jazeera is investigation into cricket corruption was broadcast we have all its thirty action. you know to show the world that be on top of it and that we are not encouraging and these type of things we will not thought of it going in the past or in the future. india could describe on camera how we dock to the gore cricket pitch to fix the results of two international test matches sri lanka against india last year and another game against australia in two thousand and sixteen the australia much raise suspicions at the time and raises important questions about england's planned game goal stadium in november the groundsman told al-jazeera that he could fix the result of the match he said he was very forward thinking. about this and he can maintain he is innocent and the player to renew mendez declined to comment on
the allegations. meanwhile cricket boards in australia and england on investigating wider claims made in the film by an indian gambling syndicate that it could be bribed international players to fix schoolings almost sixty to seventy percent. we can say it's a fixed fix and you do just international games or which other games to fix international. yes we most. have players in every national team yes both the astray and england teams deny any wrongdoing england test captain joe root said i'm aware that there was a documentary and it's outrageous that our players have been accused all the players have the full backing of the e.c.b. the international cricket council is now facing a major investigation into corruption in cricket in three different countries david
harrison al-jazeera several prominent journalists and activists have been detained in egypt in the past week human rights groups say it's part of a systematic systemic government campaign to silence dissenting voices that's going to explain why the arrests may be tied to the government's plans to lift fuel and electricity subsidies. has an ability once campaigned for president abdel fatah el-sisi but he since called support of sisi his biggest sin and has been vocal about his opposition on sunday he was arrested and we've seen a number of bloggers journalists and other prominent human rights defenders and civil society activists who were in the last years since the government of sisi has come to power have been brought in on charges or sometimes in pretrial detention without any charges. basically because they are critical of the government blogger
well abbas was a longtime critic of the government and internationally recognized for his work he was detained last week in a pre-dawn raid this recent spate of arrests of bloggers journalists and opposition figures may be linked to a government measure that could anger many egyptians grappling with a weak economy and high inflation and i am unless we get a few of the government fears the consequences of steps it plans to take in july one part of the fuel and electricity subsidies will be lifted and we have seen an embarrassing rehearsal when the government increased the metra tickets and people brought their fear and express their anger. reporters without borders calls egypt one of the world's biggest prisons for journalists at least thirty four are behind bars including al jazeera journalist mahmud hussein. since sisi led the coalition that removed the democratically elected president mohamed morsy
from power in two thousand and thirteen human rights groups say the government has waged a systematic campaign of crushing criticism one voice at a time. supporters say tough security policies are needed to bring stability especially as the government fights armed groups in the sinai peninsula and journalists and bloggers know that this is an difficult environment in egypt but nonetheless even today people are tweeting people will continue to speak out but with few independent media outlets left and many journalists and activists jailed people have no choice but to hear the government's message very clearly natasha going to zero. three u.s. states are bracing themselves for the aftermath of a sub tropical storm the day after a separate weather system swept through the atlantic coastal states of maryland storm alberto has made landfall in florida and forecasters warn it could bring life threatening high levels of water and the gallagher reports. ellicott city in
maryland for a time it's main street turned into a raging river after torrential rains fell on sunday. cause a washed away in property damage his authorities continue to look for a missing man who was reportedly helping rescue people flood waters and now receding in a shoot cleanup operation is underway some here are still recovering from similar floods almost two years ago i don't think without exaggeration saying that this is worse than july thirtieth of two thousand and sixteen. i can tell you my heart is broken. thinking about what the people are going through here. and the people's lives were devastated years ago and when they rebuilt and now their faces the same . daunting task again. on the coasts of florida alabama and mississippi a state of emergency has been declared as the first named storm of the hurricane
season approaches so tropical storm alberto is expected to bring tidal surges high winds and may even trigger tornadoes as it makes its way inland some areas mandatory evacuation orders are in place be very very very careful out there you know we're going to get a lot of rain so the rain's going to him down hard some places so if you're if you need to travel just make sure you're very cautious about that and when i mean for sure don't drive in your standing water where we have a chance for. price flooding that we've got a chance of tornadoes you just follow local weather the two thousand and eighteen atlantic hurricane season doesn't officially start until friday although far from being classed a hurricane forecasters say the effects of alberto will be felt across the southeast of the u.s. for days to come and a gallica al-jazeera. amalia refugee is to be awarded french citizenship after a dramatic video of him rescuing a child went viral. has been called a real life spider-man after he scaled an apartment building in paris to favor
a toddler who was hanging from a fourth floor balcony that has more from paris. it was an extraordinary act of bravery in just thirty seconds a young man scaled a building in paris on saturday night and safety a child had been dangling from the fourth floor mobile phone pictures of the heart stopping moment went viral prompting a search for the hero he was soon identified as twenty two year old mammoth to. find a single boy who fell from the fifth floor i think i like children a lot i don't want for something bad to happen to them in front of me it would have broken my heart i ran i thought of ways to rescue him thank god i climbed up and i saved him because the next day the mayor of paris said she'd spoken decus summer revealing he was a marley and refugee without papers he explained to me that he had arrived from mali a few months ago dreaming of building his life here thousands of people had signed
an online petition calling on france to grant us armor residency hailed as a hero by so many people he was in fight it to meet the french president and with the good news and truth and when i began to climb it gave the courage to keep going . to get through it all happened very fast after i save the child i suddenly became scared the police came and took us inside the apartment i was shaking all over. the summer had arrived at the elisei as an illegal immigrant and came out with a promise of french citizenship an award for his bravery and did job with the fire brigade in the neighborhood where the events took place people had gathered to look . well this is where that amazing rescue took place if you look up at our friends with the sharp points on the top moment to i guess some would have had to scale that then up those four balconies and from this perspective it looks incredibly high and that is why is that act of bravery has really captured the imagination of
so many people across from all across the world was left in a chair lauren i think you did it spontaneously and did not think it would have this impact it's great he's been recognized french authorities say the father of the boy had gone shopping leaving his son alone he's been taken into custody meanwhile go some is coming to terms with his new found fame in a country where the debate over refugees has a long divided opinion it's national butler al jazeera paris and elizabeth military is a journalist and political commentator and joins me now live on skype from paris thanks very much for coming on to al-jazeera i'm just trying to wonder if indeed this rescue attempt had happened with mom or do and they hadn't been filmed and he'd been stopped by the place afterwards and discovered to be undocumented what would have happened to him. i think if the police knew about the rescue there's a long tradition in fact administration that you have to use your own judgment and
you have indeed a policeman and preferred people in charge of regents who've been told by the authorities no you've got to use your judgment if this person is deserving and you've got to step back a minute and do it so she probably might have come across more skepticism it would be you know there were enough witnesses watching this year he didn't do this at night and night time it would have taken more time but very probably especially says there have been incidents in which the police arrested people for instance whose children had done just succeeded in under two men to whose children had succeeded in good exam exams and got into university when a decision to expel them was rescinded by the minister by the home secretary because precisely the authorities are supposed to use their judgement i'm not saying this is foolproof but there is jurisprudence i suppose and that makes me think that there must be hundreds if not thousands of migrants coming through who
never get the chance really to prove that they're good then they would be good citizens but that is the french position the so that the way that they have to deal with it. well it is illegal in this country and there are ways in which the law isn't forced. have read in a un report that you have about seven hundred fifty million people just in africa who want to move it's very obvious that france which is a country of seventy five million inhabitants cannot. ten times as many and this is what mr mccoy actually told to do as he was giving him. his medal and he had a chat with a long chat with him at the a.b.c. you could hear this because of course it was filmed. and this ruled at the very long in france the french have rewarded people who did something for the cantrips the medal that menadue earned is a medal that was created eighteen twenty and it was created in eighteen twenty to replace something that existed under the polian and before that you got it so it's
just it's something that is part of the french narrative one french person out of three could trace their ancestry to foreigners even before the large migrations of the second half of the twentieth century started we've had and the prime minister of the thirteenth and fourteenth who was an italian and the man who wrote the two men who created the best symbol of the french character as takes the comic strip one was an immigrant from italy and it where the other one was an immigrant from russia in argentina solution of the french being france being a country of integration says julius caesar indeed and i said is that bronx my my and my last question is do the french feel that they have a responsibility to those coming from former french colonies more than possibly other african nations. there's lots of relations between france and hope all the colonies we send a great deal of age and they all say but in that time we also defended them and we talk about money one interesting side of you know the great molly spider-man here
in france is that we have the largest contingent of french troops deployed abroad right now in mali trying to keep the country together again spoke of her arm and al-qaeda in africa and they have indeed several times of the borders of the country more or less a valid so it's good for you it's good for french value relations that money is also being old and valiant is also the all good and for all it's very good to get your thoughts on this and it is but my take thanks very much for sharing your thoughts with us. still to come on the al-jazeera news hour brazil's striking truckers are teletech and their strike action as a government offers them a deal on the price of diesel well live in sao paulo how the greek economic crisis and authorities have created a class of working poor and a two time wimbledon champion telfair out in the i think around the french open tiana has all the tiny fraction in sport.
hello there we've certainly seen some very active storms across europe recently across the u.k. there's also been plenty of thunder and lightning this is what we've seen in london that lots of lightning as you can see and it's not just been across the u.k. it's been for this area of cloud across many parts of western europe she originating from the northern parts of africa and is this region again where we are most likely to see some rather lively thunderstorms as we head through the next couple of days again not only with lightning and thunder we're also likely to see some very large hail stones and some damaging gusts of wind and some very heavy rain as well so plenty more of that as we head through the next day or so but in between those showers there should also be some bright sunshine i'm plenty of warm sunshine towards the east as well walsall there up to twenty nine degrees in
forcing kiev twenty six now for the other side of the mediterranean we've had a fair amount of cloud here over the last day or so particularly a pause about geria and she needs the a but that's beginning to lose grip it's working away away from us so i think for most of us here it'll be fine unsettled by the time we get to wednesday woman chooses a twenty eight before summer about not quite as hot here a pleasant twenty one for the east the temperatures aren't too bad in cairo at the moment so i'm getting to around thirty three degrees above. zero. the be . above.
it wouldn't move any vestige of doubt on certain manc of israel as confiscate a people dispossessed a state established whatever i was able to do it from the start of everest back bravery great international peace organization the united nations a momentous event which lies at the heart of ongoing conflict to this day seventy years on al-jazeera tells the history of what palestinians call the catastrophe al nakba.
welcome back reminder of the top stories here on out is there a south korean official say president could join a historic summit between the leaders of the u.s. and north korea and the syrian government says it will continue its offensive against rebels in daraa despite warnings it would escalate regional tensions plus former i.m.f. a fresh official kahlo quarterly has been appointed interim italian prime minister and former coalition of the league party and anti establishment five star movement were de railed on sunday on the country's president rejected their nominee for economy minister. let's get more on this now gianni riotta is a journalist and political analyst and joins me from skype from rome thanks very much for coming on to al-jazeera i want to talk about the whole question of being euro skeptic and and against the euros to start with because this is been all the confusion we had a five star member on al-jazeera earlier on saying they weren't
a tall you're a skeptic on the economy minister made these comments a long time ago but clearly the president was concerned enough to veto his appointments what is the truth here. the truth is that the five stars gentleman was lying because less than twenty days ago of the founder of the five stars movement a bit bigger the law said a former comedian said and stayed you don't nice website where are your listeners can check it out well if the president doesn't do what we want we'll have a referendum on euro and all of a sudden of course the international markets went rumbling because any hint to a referendum on europe there is no way either we can leave the euro without leaving europe too so this would mean a major major jolt to the review and union and so the five stars are indeed euro and they play they play with the a.t.o.
the referendum sometime they make it on the front lines sometime they push it studi back story of but they are playing with it and the northern league they are our ally in the past few months they indeed are in favor of a referendum of the euro again they don't say top unli but that the candidate meets their policy of all of it they push us economy means to our secretary of the economy of treasure indeed very recently just a few months ago wrote a book saying that iraq is much better outside the euro italy's much better outside the euro and that germany is pursuing it politics of euro exactly clear would pursue a policy of submitting europe and of course if i could just interest if that begs the question then they didn't really campaign before they were obvious they were elected and off to be able to form a coalition to meet but they didn't campaign on that particular euro skeptic
platform if there was a referendum any which way do you think it would go if it was about withdrawing from the euro. they didn't complain you are certainly right in comparing on the euro because they're very why once they thought they could have a. referendum they would like unification of the five star said nor the league of course don't forget that they run on the opposite gates during the campaign they try to be euro skeptic again that in a spec dress didn't matter a lot to stop them and they were very surprised just for your listener eataly it can look they have a referendum on the euro because he's prohibited by the course a douche and the constitution says the referendum the instrument the referendum cannot be used on matters or fiscal policy or international policy so
a referendum on the euro be doubly bones so if i'm taking that to the next what happens next and the future when there are which sounds like they're going to be now fresh elections with that were the case and that these two k. process will be losing votes if people now almost see them as exposed as wanting to push the country in that year a skeptic direction. he's too savvy to say because nobody expected place him to stop professor some on the last night i wrote a column. a few days ago saying the president will much the president. more and he's quite stubborn a sort you won't say yes he will give the green light to an anti euro minister but a lot of people in good faith believe that their brain should the president would be much more accommodating to the leg into the five stars so long by the nose of the tally in public opinion we did just before the election in the fall you know
job or because this is the first time in every story the republican he story that election so gross a so it will see without concern extraordinary time and now it's early in political history we ought to thank you very much for giving a second here. the brazilian truckers association has recommended truck drivers return to work after the government lowered the price of diesel fuel in an effort to end a week long strike the drivers have mounted hundreds of blockades on roads to protest against high operating costs it's cool shortages of basic goods and medical supplies around the country the government reached an agreement with the unions last week but some truckers remained on strike well let's go live to daniel who's been following the strike and joins me from sao paolo so does it look like the remaining strikers will end their action. but some certainly well there are tens of thousands of truck drivers who really supply
this huge country and some of the most said they will go back others are adamant that they will not people we spoke to today said that the grievance reached brasilia does not go far enough many of them are not members of the truckers federation they want to see a further lowering of the price they want to say the agreement is not permanent the temporary agreement to allow more time for the go she so they are likely to continue their protests making the situation here increasingly difficult you can see probably behind me a steady flow of traffic this is the main street insult by all that which usually at this time rush hour on the monday evening would be jam packed full of traffic that's not the case as a lot of people. from say a very light flow of traffic so the situation at least in the shorts are likely to continue down and are touched on a shortage of basic supplies and medical supplies indeed just how damaging has this strike been for brazil. what has been damaging internally
as you mentioned medical supplies certainly have been hit the government is just how the meeting in which they said that national police and army are going to try to ensure the delivery of medical supplies to hospitals but also acts. been hit food has not been reaching the ports many millions of fifty million chickens have had to be killed all sorts of stories reaching us here about how this situation has been hit even in our own hotel we've just been informed there is no laundry service simply because the company that does the laundry does not have these all to supply their vans it's a big hit every single aspect of life here and even if those truck drivers did go back to work immediately it would still take several days for life to return to any kind of normality many pakistanis try and i can hear the very latest on that strike in present. hours preparations continue for the summit with donald trump the
improving relations between north and south korea has led to a surge in property prices along the demilitarized zone which separates the two countries bribe reports now from the border town of punching. separating two countries that are officially still a war it's been potentially one of the most dangerous borders in the world now the possibility of peace could transform the villages and towns on the south korean side of the demilitarized zone. rigi one owns five other properties around south korea and there's just joined the surge of buyers looking north making her pick right off the map with dollars hanging out on the usually i put it aside for i make up my mind but i was so sure about this place i didn't have to go. she now owns a piece of woodland in the village of kuantan like many border communities it has lagged behind the rest of south korea and seems primed for development renji one
borderlands site unseen and then visited it later some people are buying plots they can't even get to without special permission passages of countryside that run right up to the fence of the d.m.z. itself and that have largely remained undeveloped for decades improving relations that led to the summit between north and south korea last month have resulted in a three fold increase in property transactions with prices surging by up to a third temple. many people expect there is a good chance that the green summit will lead to success there expected to be a lot of exchanges between north and south so many roads and railways are in high demand. a previous summit in two thousand and seven also saw a spike in border property prices only to fall back again as relations. and as u.s. and north korean officials continue to meet at the truce village of perm and jump ahead of the summit between their respective leaders the only again off again
twists of the last few days are a reminder of the talks volatility still room remains optimistic and you know i'm not concerned because this will remain i said it won't go away like a fall in the stock market is always going to be there she hopes north-south relations are now on a permanently improved foundation robert bride al-jazeera june near the d.m.z. south korea four thousand five hundred pairs of shoes are on display in brussels one for every life that's been lost in the conflict between israel and palestine over the last ten years they've been set up near the european council building where you foreign ministers have been meeting to discuss the recent unrest the shoes were donated to a human rights group from people across europe organizers are calling on the e.u. to place sanctions on israel for its ongoing violence against palestinians in gaza
. you're paying commission has proposed banning single use plastic products in a bid to reduce marine litter on the plan products such as cotton buds and plastic straws would be replaced with more environmentally sustainable materials countries would also be required to collect ninety percent of single use plastic bottles by twenty twenty five pending approval supporters hope the ban will begin before european parliament elections in twenty ninety. greece's economic crisis might be over but life is still difficult for many people to avoid bankruptcy the country received the largest bailout in euro zone history but that also meant workers took a huge pay cuts with incomes falling around fifteen percent jonson up less reports from. several times a week a leg some of those money might be these things 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. more good 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 a 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. business updates.
now it's memorial day in the united states when americans remember the fallen troops from wars throughout the history and art exhibition that's inspired by combat's and created by veterans has opened and chicago is the only permanent museum of its kind in the u.s. service john hendren went to see what fun display and its significance to those impacted by war this is the art of war america doesn't know the people that we send towards a thought that we really needed to know who are serving in the war a new exhibit at the national veterans art museum in chicago offers a window into the lives of u.s. veterans who fought in the wars in iraq and afghanistan in the refugees who fled them. this series of displays called artifacts features photos from the shrapnel
project by a wounded soldier whose life was transformed by shards of metal a coffin shaped quilt made out of uniforms photographer jim limousines pictures of the precious keep sakes iraqi refugees brought from their old lives as they began new ones in his montage of photos from the u.s. troops who brought the fighting they fled the two thousand pictures that are in this gallery you know vary from everything from things that happened in the barracks to carnage to sunsets to things that look like fraternity part is and so i felt like this cloud of these photographs that came from the soldiers are kind of a cinematic snapshot of part of their experience this place began as the national vietnam veterans are using him but the name change along with the locations of american wars this exhibit focuses on combat since two thousand and one some veterans call it the perpetual war if there's one unifying theme it is the cost of conflict and aaron hughes is the museum's curator in an iraq war veteran we have.
a lot of reflecting the do and this place is about reflecting and i got to a point where i felt. a kind of lost faith in a lot of things that i originally believed then. but i. you know realize i still believe in our art can it's that human essence and that's what we're trying to do is with the what is the impact on human beings from our continuous wars both the better oculus and the civilian population for artists and visitors like this marine who spent two tours in iraq and quit rather than serve a third the displays can offer catharsis after the trauma of war you want to tell yourself it was worth it it was worth the people i killed it was worth my friends being killed but at the end of the day i think a lot of veterans know that's not the case so how do you take something that's extremely negative in turn it into something that's positive i think art is one of
the best ways to do that from photo montage is to bullet shards artifacts leads visitors through a maze of troubled memories from conflict to contemplation john hendren al-jazeera chicago alice gets all the spoke with tatiana. thank you very much to heck up to the start to roughen a doll's defense of his french open tennis crown the spaniards opening match will be completed on tuesday off to rain ended play the wild number one was to set up against the tally and. three love down in the third set the doll is the hot favorite to win and the eleventh title. now a year after losing to the da in the french open final stamford franca have hit a new low the twenty fifteen champion will drop to outside the world's top two hundred fifty after losing in the first round the first baseman in the five percent mark and by fine he had more got to. every can now looking to pick up their game after a knee injury. you're stuck doing much as simple as that sort of practice rather
than you get your level back and you know much is an inch and once you're back at your level if you if you play one that's simple as that so you know when you're out on the two because of injury that's that's for sure you're on king will drop no matter what because you didn't play but for me that's not the most important. another former champion who's battled injury has the the second round novak djokovic beating brazilian qualifier to jerry or duke with silver in straight sets six three six four unfit for the former world number one defeated just twenty of the tournament on top of that it's now two seasons since the last one a grand slam tournament. to receive a specialist for clay plays with a lot of energy he's a big fighter. so it wasn't easy you know it was a three set solids to our match win. but it was it was
good for the first match it was a good test it has been difficult to say so injury the major injury most. challenging injury that i ever had so. it's been it's been a long. twelve months behind me but. i'm starting to play better in the women's draw two time wimbledon champion petrak a bit of a scraped through her opening round match the czech who suffered career threatening injuries from a knife attack at her home lost the first set to veronica but she recovered to win the next two three six six one seven five was the final score embankment. tough to say i don't know if feel right now but. not sure if i did fewer two thousand firefighters so. i did have great mentors on the clay which i'm taking
very positive i think for me this crazy it's great and i'm just here to have some maybe more bonuses which i already does today so taking them very easily and this tournament is very a bonus as i said. so we'll see how everything but i'm just happy to be in the second row no second seed caroline wozniak he was put to the test in her opening match american danielle collins taking the first set to a tie break for an iraqi i eventually winning it and staying in control in the second for a seven six six one victory the twenty seven year old dane twice made the quarterfinals at the french open. lebron james has shown again to reach his eighth straight n.b.a. finals dreams with the standout performers have cleveland cavaliers beat the boston celtics in game seven of the same conference finals the thirty three year old
getting thirty five points fifteen rebounds and nine assists three time champion james leading the cavs to an eighty seven to seventy nine wins. for the new healthy . and. put a lot of work into my body into my career and being available to my teammates and being available to my friend the two franchises that i've been with blogs run as was. the more important to me. and always been available so. variable for. families for more games. and we see what happens in chelsea football club's russian jew with billionaire owner is reported to be looking at israeli citizenship roman abramovich has faced delays in renewing his u.k. visa there's been diplomatic tension between britain and russia after the poisoning of a former russian spy in england abramovich did not attend chelsea's f.a.
cup victory this month over month to stay united the israeli move could benefit him financially new citizens don't have to pay tax on foreign income for ten years of football world cup broadcaster is urging favorite to take action against what it calls piracy in saudi arabia qatar based be in sports has the right to show all sixty four matches in russia as says a saudi network has been illegally transmitting its broadcast since october fever says it takes matters of intellectual property very seriously it says it's working with its partners to minimize issues relating to infringement of its rights in the manner region. one of germany's top footballers has spoken of their hunger for more success as they prepare to defend their world cup crown the twenty four team champions the warming up at the italian faith an app and they've already thoughtful success in russia winning last year's confederations cup they qualified for a football showpiece event with ten wins from ten and a european record forty three goals but they're wary of any complacency ahead of
their opening match against mexico on june the seventeenth had a starts early so. i think the last years have shown that it is not easy to defeat the title that's a warning for us we have seen what happened to spine i think that we have appeared for it we know what we have to do to keep up the hunger the coach always speaks of and that we probably will have to invest even more than twenty fourteen to make it again i believe in the strength of the team and the will to win that we have ok got hold of paul finales not to say any london thank you tatiana there forget plenty more to look on our website news features and more sports just click on al-jazeera dot com. that is a form a certain sense for this news hour but i will be back in a moment with another half hour of the day's news way.
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