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words of the raj camp are palestinian back to al-jazeera fluent in world news. colombia's military says it's killed eleven dissidents of the former rebel groups as its. next month's runoff. and welcome to al-jazeera live from my headquarters in doha. also ahead ahead of his possible summit with kim jong un donald trump and the japanese north korea must give up nuclear weapons. chaos and shortages across brazil as a truck driver strike enters its second week despite the government. demands and
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a criminal investigation is underway in sri lanka after al jazeera report on suspected match fixing and to national cricket. eleven dissident members of the former rebel group in the country self the defense minister says they had been threatening politicians entrepreneurs and civilians and the region the operation comes a day after the first presidential election the government's peace deal with fox has been one of the main issues. this demonstrates our renewed ability to dismantle this residual group that has brought so much pain to this area of colombia we are continuing operations in the area while colombians will be voting in a presidential runoff in three weeks the choice is between a critic off the peace deal and a former leftist who supports the agreement on national editor lucien newman
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reports from. york and is humanists and his wife struggle to make a living selling orange juice there among the millions of colombians who voted for . the first left wing presidential candidate. the serious chance of winning but i voted for gustavo petro because i'm tired of the old political class that doesn't care about the poor it's time that the working class gets a chance at a decent life. the former mayor of the capital bubble who was once an m nineteen urban guerilla has tapped into massive discontent with the political establishment he is seen as a champion of the poor and the marginalized but high macassar warns that pedro who is close to venezuela's hugo chavez is a wolf in sheep's clothing i don't think you're going to get them he must be clear petro is a populist disguising as a leftist populism can also be disguised as a center or right wing but in the end it's a strategy to get power and to not let it go. on the opposite extreme of the
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ideological divide is evander seen as a younger version of his mentor conservative former president. he represents the status quo and those opposed to historic peace deal signed with park rebels. inexperienced but charismatic at this rally he comforted a woman whose missing mother was kidnapped by far rebels ten years ago promising to see that justice is done. the showdown between the two candidates will undoubtedly impact a still fragile peace agreement that ended more than fifty years of armed conflict with the fark better and they have less than three weeks to win over colombians will voted for other more moderate candidates in the first round but many people tell us that they would rather cast a blank ballot rather than vote for a president they don't want. and that gives dougie who won the most votes a decided advantage through is wasting no time trying to assure colombians he won't
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take from the rich to give to the poor rather that he will make the poor rich or at least middle class if he can defeat the fear factor he might stand a chance to see in human. now but not a pedestal as a researcher of armed conflict and pace process at the catholic university of columbia and his disputing the government's claims about the operation against dissidents. certainly there is a clear message from the government they're great the day after the first round of elections to deliver such a lethal blow against the group which has not been clearly identified as a renegade part and they have been identified as being. doing. extortion threats but it's not very clear. what their identity is they may be part but it's not clear that since it was
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a lethal blow you don't know if that was a military operation or a land operation or it was a ration but that certainly puts a high. bar for other ready groups who are acting in the territory doing things so it such as extorting business and government. let's move on to other news now and a close confidant of the north korean leader is reportedly heading to washington ahead of his possible summit with the u.s. president kim yong troll is the vice chairman of north korea's ruling workers' party meanwhile donald trump says he'll meet japan's prime minister shinzo abe before the meeting with kim jong un spoke to abby on the following after which the two leaders agreed that they want the complete and permanent dismantlement of north korea's nuclear program it is the latest move in a flurry of diplomatic maneuvers surrounding the possible meeting in singapore next month an american delegation led by veteran diplomat son kim
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a former nuclear negotiator with pyongyang is holding talks with north korean officials to prepare for the summit meanwhile south korea says its president could also have a seat at the table it comes after moon surprise meeting with kim at the demilitarized zone on saturday well let's get more on the latest development andrew thomas is joining us live from the south korean capital so what more do we know andrea about kim yong chore and his visit to washington. well both yonhap news agency here in south korea and kyoto news in japan are reporting that this man is only as way to washington and he's significant because he has been important in the build up to the summit so far he met with much of the state department in pyongyang earlier this month he was also there at the surprise summit on saturday between kim jong un and president moon of south korea and he's seen as a very senior figure essentially heads the department that oversees into korean
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relations from the north korean side he's seen as a very important figure for these talks and it's thought that he's going to washington he's probably meeting my pompei who is affectively his counterparts in all these talks essentially they are both the number twos in their respective governments the state department head in the u.s. of course and the deputy in essence on this issue anyway to kim jong un here so he's significant at the same time the talks going on in singapore on the just six and agenda talks we think is still going on on tuesday inside north korea between the u.s. delegation who were seen leaving their hotel in seoul about three hours ago now all very secretive i went out through a back and entrance of the hotel to avoid the waiting journalists they are thought to be inside north korea now talking about the agenda and so very much looks like andrew the summit is going to go ahead for now anyway and aside from that summit we had donald trump speaking with the japanese prime minister about a possible meeting between those two about this issue. you know we expect that
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those two will probably meet in canada at the g. seven summit that is that they held on june the eighth it's also possible that are they might go to singapore to try and get in the transit just before he walked into the room with kim jong il if that summit happens and at the same time we know from a source here at the blue house in seoul that president moon is very keen to be in a room with donald trump and kim jong il at the same time probably not that first boy lateral big summit meeting if it happens on the twelfth of june but possibly even the hours afterward still in singapore so he's very keen to be there as well and now we hear that the singaporean prime minister after all the two are probably going to me or in his country he wants to talk about the whole drama and kim jong un in advance so all eyes are definitely still on singapore june the twelfth if it goes ahead and it's looking increasingly likely that it will and thank you very much for that for now that is andrew thomas with the very latest joining us live from seoul thank you. but to italy now where the president has appointed enter and
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prime minister to head a technocrat government carlo com to really a former i.m.f. official has been tasked with the job as appointment comes after the president's veto devalued efforts by two populist parties to form a coalition government john holl has more. political convulsions in italy beat the new prime minister designate not of political figures but a former international monetary fund official. must underline that the government will maintain a neutrality a 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
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star movement northern league coalition dashing their hopes of becoming europe's first far right populist government. last night was 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 a nasty turn that sets the scene for a potentially ugly standoff we are going to see throughout the next three months is the overarching the people versus the. establishment that 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
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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 ante a stab. five star movement vi for an even bigger slice of the next electoral pint carlo culture really did his best to calm the waters there. in the past few days tensions have increased on the financial markets you know that the spread has increased but the italian economy is still growing and the budget remains under control i can assure you that a government run by me will guarantee a prudent handling of 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. al-jazeera. and
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a political crisis has also grip spain promise to marry a little hole is set to face in our confidence vote after his ruling people's party was linked to a corruption scandal a parliamentary vote on friday to decide whether socialist leader petra sanchez should take over has been under increasing pressure after a quarter board has party profited from an illegal scheme twenty nine people have been sentenced in the case including the party's former treasurer. a new human rights watch report says israel's leading banks are helping support maintain and expand unlawful settlements in the occupied west bank it says that israel's seven big bags have loaned three million dollars to construction projects to build and illegal settlements they also give financial assistance to regional and local authorities to provide basic services like sanitation and schools unbias and these illegal settlements get loans on easy terms from the banks while palestinian west bank residents are forbidden by military order to enter settlements except as
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laborers bearing special permits. russian billionaire and chelsea football club owner roman abramovich has been given israeli citizenship after his british investor because that wasn't renewed or local media and israel say he arrived there on monday after lodging his application at the israeli embassy in moscow israel grants automatic citizenship to anyone of jewish descent russian as revealing long term visas of wealthy russians after the poisoning of a former russian double agent and his daughter in england. what's more still ahead on the bulletin an attack on free speech egypt details journalists and activists yet again and. how an african refugee has become francaise new heroes. through trying to rape you can you. do not. use
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the finnish. hello there we've got lots of cloud pushing its way into turkey at the moment take a look at the satellite picture we can see the cloud working its way up from the red sea and then gradually northwards across parts of turkey we are seeing a lot of dust in with this system and also a fair amount of thunder reactivity most of it is located over turkey and it does look like we're going to see some pretty nice. it was there on choose day and that could give us more in the way of flash flooding similar to those showers that we've already seen in recent days so plenty of a wet weather still to come here for the south that draw i haul it's dusty in baghdad with a maximum of forty four before the towards the south and we've still got the remnants of all thought i claim here that still giving us some cloud around the coast of oman and around yemen too and that could still bring us one or two showers grassley though as we head through wednesday the cloud will drift away towards the west and then things will eventually begin to dry out doha is getting hot now forty
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one degrees is our expected maximum down towards the southern parts of africa and here we've got a few outbreaks of cloud of rain there in the eastern parts mostly for the eastern cape it will be well the still the first day but that's clearing away so wednesday looks like a brighter day twenty one degrees will be our maximum temperature. forcing cape town will be at sixteen but there's more cloud edging its way towards us for later on in the day. there with sponsored by qatar race. on back it for us what were you hearing what were you seeing whether online horrendous things humans will just there's absolutely no doubt about that or if you join us on sacked a lot of the major countries in the commonwealth so far bigger fish to fry chips to eat bass is a dialogue talk to us about some of this except it's perhaps everyone has a voice what happens when the robots themselves are making the decision join the colobus conversation amount is iraq.
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good to have you with us on al jazeera these are our top stories reports a former north korean spy chief and senior official kim myong was headed to washington after stopping over in beijing is likely to hold discussions with u.s. officials regarding a possible summit between north korean leader kim jong un and president donald trump. is considered to kim jong un's wife had bad. colombia's government says eleven dissidents of the former fox have been killed in fighting with the army in the south the violence comes one day after round one of the presidential polls in which a two thousand and sixteen deal with the far was
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a major election issue and as president has appointed former i.m.f. official valley as interim prime minister to head a technocrat administration the country's political crisis continues it comes after president says you're much about a veto plans of two populist parties to form a coalition government. to brazil now where the government says it's reached an agreement with the main truck drivers union to end and eight day strike for fuel and some food rations are in short supply as many drivers continue to protest the reports from sao paulo. in brazil yeah they're saying they've reached agreement on the protest is over but brasilia is a long way from here a most of the rest of brazil. at least truck drivers tens of thousands of them receive the message. we are not only here for the truck drivers but for all brazilians who are suffering with the rises in electricity water gas everything
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brazilians have to work just to survive we are not members of any political party we are the people who are suffering the most. the same the rise in the price of diesel makes it hard for them to earn a living. and tempers afraid. that this used to be a strike now it's more than a strike brazil has realized that we can't keep going with these politicians who over the years we've seen involved in corruption bribery and scandals. the government has offered a ten percent reduction but can hardly afford the more than one of the costs a billion dollars it will have to pay the state or company petrobras in compensation was taken many here by surprise is just how quickly a country as well developed as brazil with the seventh largest economy in the world can be brought to its knees with the economy fragile a weak government can only offer temporary partial solutions with everybody here now very well aware of how reliant we all are on
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a constant flow of fuel. protesting drivers have been blocking roads across brazil it means many gas stations have run out of fuel while those still have supplies attract lines of desperate motorists that can stretch for several kilometers is. not the economic recovery many experts said was happening i phone numbers in illinois. brazil's economy is not weak was weak as the political movement in this country we've had a former president arrested and now have a weak president in office he has no leadership or charisma and the increase in oil and gas prices is just added to the problems. i even if all of brazil's truck drivers return to work immediately it would still take several days for the country to return to normal but the presidential election is due in october it would be a normality fruitless tension and the threat of more strikes and protests and when there are just. now there being more protests against president than you know they
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got in nicaragua other latest violence began as a group of students tried to take over a university in the capital managua government supporters tried to stop them anti-government demonstrations also broke out in the city of messiah and the death of a young man has sparked a wave of protests in bolivia students clashed with police outside a local government office and culture bomba police fired tear gas and demonstrators angry about the death of a fellow student during an earlier protest. now twelve soldiers from saudi arabia have been killed and the gehman this brings the total number of the casualties to over a thousand according to its media the saudi led coalition forces are now approaching the rebel held city of the day they're there now about twenty kilometers away the coalition is trying to retake the city from healthy rebels but the u.n. is warning that any operation to seize her day there would put humanitarian shipments to yemen at first. several prominent journalists and activists have been
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detained in egypt in the past week human rights groups say it's part of the systematic government campaign to silence critics natasha going to him explains 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 in the last years since the government says he 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
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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 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
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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 isn't difficult environments in egypt but nonetheless even today people are tweeting people will continue to speak go 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. a former chief justice of pakistan's supreme court has been named and to run prime minister. appointment and weeks of political wrangling the ruling pm party negotiated with the opposition to choose a richly acceptable to leave the country will take off to the parliament term ends this week he'll stay in office till the general election in july the european union
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has proposed banning single use plastic products to help reduce match hi melissa but under the plan products like cotton balls and plastics trolls would be replaced with more environmentally sustainable versions e.u. countries would also be required to collect ninety percent of single use plastic bottles by twenty twenty five. now sri lanka's cricket thought is have called for a criminal inquiry into suspected match fixing following an al-jazeera and vesta question a player and an official have been suspended as cricket's world governing body the i.c.c. investigates the case david harrison has more. so in the mendez a sri lankan player and tauranga india assistant manager of call international stadium were 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
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type of things we will not tolerate 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 race suspicions at the time and raises important questions about england's planned game that goal stadium in november the groundsman told al-jazeera that he could fix the result of the match he said he was very forward a bit. about this and you can maintains he is innocent and the player to india mendez declined to comment on the allegations meanwhile cricket boards in australia and england on investigating wider claims made in a film by an indian gambling syndicate that it could be bribed international players to fix scoring almost sixty to seventy percent that is a big big unfair you say fix fix and you do just international games
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or which other games to fix international. you're doing was going to have players in every national team if 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 sub tropical storm alberto has weakened hours after it hit the u.s. state of florida strong winds battered beaches caving holidaymakers away forecasters have warned residents to expect heavy rain and flash flooding as the storm bows and land the national hurricane center in miami says tornadoes could develop as alberto
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blows through the state of georgia south carolina and alabama and earlier alberto forced thousands of people in cuba to leave their homes after severe flooding at least one hundred homes were destroyed the heavy downpours shut down many highways and affected rail services. now for your painters and mexico had a lucky escape after they were left dangling on their scaffolding came loose in mexico city rescue a scaled down the building to reach the stranded men and lower them to safety they were suspended some twenty meters up for close to two hours. a migrant from mali is being awarded french citizenship and a job as a firefighter a comes after he rescued a toddler debt dangling from a balcony in marmaduke asama has been called a real life spider-man after he climbed to the fourth floor of an apartment building in paris natasha butler has more. it was an extraordinary
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act of bravery in just thirty seconds a young man scaled a building in paris on saturday night and saved 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. from a single 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 aged spoken digger's summer revealing he was a molly 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 in two thousand when i began to climb he gave the courage to keep
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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 about friends with the sharp points on the top mamadu i guess some would have had to scale back then up the bones for balconies and from this perspective it looks incredibly high and that is why is the act of bravery has really captured the imagination of so many people across from all across the world. and i think you did it spontaneously and did not think it would have this impact it's great he's been recognized french
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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 hasn't defied his opinion its national butler al-jazeera paris. again on the eve of the problem and the headlines on al-jazeera say north korean officials reportedly heading to the u.s. after stopping over and beijing presumably for talks with the u.s. officials regarding a possible summit between north korean leader kim jong un and president donald trump kim jung il as considered the north korean leader's right hand man. colombia's government says eleven dissidents of the former fox rebel group have been killed in fighting with the army in the south the defense minister says they have been threatening politicians entrepreneurs and civilians in the region the
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violence comes a day after round one of the presidential poll in which a two thousand and sixteen deal with the fog was a major election issue was that up. this demonstrates our renewed ability to dismantle this residual group that has brought so much pain to this area of colombia we are continuing operations in the area. italy's president has appointed former i.m.f. official locata valley as interim prime minister to head a technocrat administration but the country's political crisis continues it comes after president says you're a matter of ela veto of plans after populist parties to form a coalition government here's what the new leader has been saying. that the government will maintain a neutrality a total neutrality with respect to the electoral debate i will not be a candidate for the next elections and a similar commitment from the members of the government the political crisis has also grip spain promised a little hole is set to face
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a no confidence vote after his ruling people's party was linked to a corruption scandal parliament will vote on friday to decide whether socialist leader petter sanchez should take over has been under increasing pressure after a court ruled his party profited from an illegal scheme with twenty nine people have been sentenced in the case including the party's former treasurer. a new report from human rights watch claim some of israel's largest banks are financing the expansion of illegal settlements in the occupied west bank it says the banks are providing millions of dollars in mortgages and loans to illegal settlers those are the headlines on al-jazeera the stream that's coming up next. east and the differences. and the similarities of cultures across the world.
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al-jazeera. as muslims in the united states face an increasingly oppressive atmosphere some of . the coming ever more organized i don't feel i'm chill and you have to see the investigation has found. and i'm here in the stream live on al-jazeera and you tube today will discuss the documentary and look at how anti muslim groups are making a lucrative business from hate have a look. intolerance and anger have gripped parts of white america. like now over the bars get murdered by the assaults on muslim americans are increasing. to be an explosion in islamic center send them back to the just they come from what the bill said on account of don't mind your.

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