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it tells the history of what palestinians call the catastrophe. but the process will begin on june twelfth ensuring that. the u.s. president spends nearly cero as with kim jong un is running as he makes a historic visit to the white house. and i again i'm citizen and this is al jazeera a long way from long also coming up the united states vetoes a u.n. security council resolution calling for the protection of palestinians in gaza and the west bank. all change in spain mariano rajoy is still south a rough response socialist leader. and replaces him as prime minister. and italy's
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new populist government is finally sworn in after three months of deadlock. the u.s. president says he'll meet north korea's leader kim jong un on june the twelfth in singapore he made the statement after hosting kens top paid out the one town came young charles hands deliver the letter to trump from kim jong il and stayed in the oval office with the president foremost chair and was the former spy chief is the most senior north korean to hold talks at the white house since a senior envoy met former president bill clinton in the year two thousand were meeting with the chairman on june twelfth. and i think it's probably going to be a very successful ultimately a successful process will soon be remembered i say we will see what we will see but i think it's going to be
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a process that we deserve to have i mean we really deserve they they want it we think it's important and i think we would be making a big mistake if we didn't have i think we're going to have a relationship and it will start in june where the u.s. is retired the u.n. security council resolution calling for the protection of costin's in gaza the west bank the resolution was put forward by kuwait's and call for the consideration of the majesty guarantee palestinian safety it comes after a recent flare up of violence along the gaza israel border which has left more than one hundred palestinians dead and sandals and engines the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. told the council the resolution so ok grossly one sided view fell to blame hamas for the recent violence this resolution perpetuates the bias toward israel that has long been the hallmark of the united nations it is resolutions like this one that
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undermine the un's credibility in dealing with the israeli palestinian conflict. because this resolution is wildly inaccurate in its characterization of recent events in gaza and because it would harm any efforts towards peace the united states will oppose it and will veto it if necessary. well the silver. medalists we deplore that the council failed to adopt the draft resolution which stipulates that protection should be provided to the palestinians the last days proved that they are in dire and tragic need and need our counsel to provide protection in the face of the massacres against them by israel our diplomatic editor j. space joins me now from the united nations in new york james that nikki haley u.s. ambassador to the u.n. was hoping to justify have the key to kuwait a resolution are bringing a u.s. resolution well it seems to have backfired. it seems to have backfired horribly
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for the united states here she tried the tactics of persuasion we saw her in the room going round other council members trying to persuade them to support her resolution and reject the kuwaiti one she also tried to get hers voted on first using procedural measures that was rejected by the russian presidency of the security council and in the end yes the u.s. used its veto on the kuwaiti resolution which had ten votes in favor it would have otherwise passed that's the forty fourth time that the u.s. has used its veto power to support israel in the security council but if you're looking back at the history of this the really stunning thing is the fact that the u.s. is own resolution which was very strongly critical critical of hamas only got one vote in favor and that was the u.s. is own vote and i can tell you i've been speaking to ambassador who certainly cannot recall that ever happening in recent history but of poring over the history
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books and think that's never happened before i'm being told by several ambassadors that a security council resolution has been put forward by a country and only got one vote the vote of that country and stark contrast really jane as we're looking at pictures from earlier at the gaza border on friday where there was tear gas and a live ammunition used yet again and at the heart of all this is still the fact that there some rest carries along what next for the fs the diplomatic efforts to try and find some way out of this. well this may of been a bad day from bastard i haley because it was a diplomatic humiliation in the security council but i have to say some diplomats of colleagues in the council the meeting ended said perhaps this is what the u.s. wants to point out that you know the u.n. and the u.n. security council is against israel there really though is nothing else out there in
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terms of any action that can be taken because there are no other initiatives other than the new u.s. initiative as you know the president's son in law jerry questioner is supposedly coming up with a peace plan no details of that properly emerged yet but it's clear that the palestinians have absolutely no trust in the u.s. they don't see the minister as an honest broker neither it seems do other members of the u.n. security council so maybe a difficult day for ambassador halley but the real losers here are the palestinian people and for that matter israelis to want to see peace many thanks to his base there live for us at the united nations well ahead of that palestinian paramedic was killed by israeli forces during protests along the gaza border twenty one year old volunteer paramedic. i've been volunteering at the border since march when we
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came out friday demonstrations began several more palestinians have been injured is the latest sayings follow a week that saw the worst escalation of violence between israel and palestinian factions angles that since twenty four to have a force that has more from gaza. well another volley of tear gas has been fired into the crowd which remains just a couple hundred meters away from the border fence this has been yet another friday of protest here on the gaza israel border it's been going on since march thirtieth and shows no sign yet of stopping these protesters have once again been met with live fire from israeli forces and repeated use very heavy use of tear gas as well the question now is really how long this is sustainable it is still seen by many palestinians here in gaza as a way of venting the continued desperation with the humanitarian situation as it continues to get worse here the real question though is when the political position
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from hamas will come to end these protests if it does i was speaking to a senior advisor to the hamas leadership and he was saying that it is a question of israel lifting the siege and blockade at that point the strategy of peaceful protest could perhaps change however the question really is whether a long term ceasefire can be agreed between israel and hamas there's all sorts of reporting about that with egypt as the main broker there also reports in the israeli media today that these really army is once again urging its government to act and try to come to some kind of accommodation with hamas as the humanitarian situation can use to it continues to worsen because they're worried that that is further going to worsen the security situation as well both sides though remain a long way apart in terms of what they would want from any such kind of deal and for now the protests continue.
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a french newspaper is reporting that saudi arabia is threatening military actually has cats are unfit to acquire weapons and ammo newspaper says the saudi crown prince has written to the french president to warn that it is ready to retaliate if cattle require c s four hundred and to act. a different system the paper says the crown prince all the money to put pressure on cats not to buy weapons. to moscow said in january that his country intended to acquire a missile system saudi arabia along with the u.a.e. cut off relations with last june. as for changing of the guard in spain after prime minister mariano rajoy lost a no confidence motion and was forced out of office the man who brought the socialist party leader petra sanchez now we're places he's vowed to corruption and promises to help people affected by years of austerity under our highest conservative government reports from madrid. i am new
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political dawn for spain forty six year old former economics professor pedro sanchez says now the country's new prime minister. in a moment i am aware of the responsibility that i assume in such a complex political moment in our country and what i can say is that apart from being totally aware of it i am going to face all our country's challenges with humility and commitment and above all with a lot of determination and first to transform modernize our country because what the socialist party has always done when we have been in the government and secondly to attend the urgent social matters of many people living in precarious conditions and suffering from inequality i am going to do it with consensus with humility hard work and commitment from. the head of the socialist party pushed for friday's no confidence motion one by a large margin m.p.'s from six different parties voted overwhelmingly to house
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marianna with his center right people's party from office ahead of the vote apologize for his party's past mistakes. it has been an honor to be the prime minister of spain it has been an honor to leave behind a better spain than the one that i found when i took over government i wish my substitute will be able to stay the same i think i have improved the well being of the people of spain if anyone has been offended by my actions i think everyone especially my party without whom none of this would be possible thank you to all spaniards for their support and understanding and good luck to all of you and to spain. the vote follows a long running corruption scandal involving leading members of roy's party he became the first prime minister in office to give evidence in a trial last year. for the people's party treasure lewis busyness was among twenty nine people convicted on corruption charges he was once a close ally of the whole way he was given
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a thirty three year jail sentence and fined fifty one million dollars the people's party was also ordered to pay back two hundred ninety five thousand dollars but roy has remained defiant accusing sanchez of political opportunism spain's new prime minister will have to unite the country's french a parliament will be the leader of a minority government and need the support of rival political parties to pass crucial legislation such as inherits a troubled economy and political instability over the future of catalonia where the independence movement remains strong he's also under pressure from other parties to cool new elections as soon as possible sanchez is now spain's seventh prime minister since his return to democracy in the one nine hundred seventy s. but his hold on power faces immediate challenges. al-jazeera madrid. prosecutors in germany have filed a new request to extradite catalan lady alice french to monte spang place tomorrow
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was detained in march on a european arrest warrant for his role in catalonia found independence spent last year he says in challenges of rebellion and corruption and found guilty he could spend up to thirty years in prison. sounds like u.s. allies have a backup chance new terrorists with their own lives on american imports from harley mountain bikes to jeans. and anchor in argentina advancing a growing economic crisis why some people think help from the i.m.f. is only going to make that problems were. welcome back let's look at the weather conditions across australasia well for a stray they found some fairly cool weather of late and that continues through the
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course that we can open shortages fourteen degrees sydney at sixteen terrifying conditions but even for darwin nighttime temperatures down into single digits we've got cool weather for perth but it should be largely dry and it stays that way as we head on through into sunday so the stage and all the great deal of change with this low pressure in the tasman sea still some pretty rough seas coming into the coast of new south wales so be aware across into news in the area of low pressure is going to make itself felt across the north and in particular see just pushing into the course of suffer the say fall and cherry not fairing to pound the two in the course of the day and then through sunday that low continue to give some outbreaks of rain heavy at times across the north island the south on improper scenes from rain across northern areas christchurch probably drive for much of the day up into northeastern parts of asia and weather conditions here are generally looking pretty good we've got temperatures in the mid twenty's for the most part across japan if i warm and sapporo there in twenty four degrees celsius and fine conditions across
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the korean peninsula bit more in the clouds way of cloud spreading out from the south during the course of sunday but it should be a bright day in shanghai with highs of twenty seven. the i.m.f. said riyadh's a breakeven although priced twenty eighteen is likely to be around eighty eight dollars a barrel why is argentina again turning to the i.m.f. for help now we bring you the stories that are shaping the economic world we live in counting the cost on al-jazeera.
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welcome back reminder of the top stories are an al-jazeera the u.s. says vetoed a u.n. security council resolution calling for the protection of palestinians in gaza on the west bank and alternative draft resolution put forward by the us was also rejected this was the palestinian ambassador reaction to the fact. i don't believe that there was in the history of the united states the history of the united nations in which a country to submit at the draft resolution and not to receive except one single vote of the party that did submit that after a solution if that is the epic of complete failure i want you to tell me what is fair in the security council. on the us president on
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a chance says he'll meet north korea's leader kim jong un on june twelfth in singapore in made this statement after hosting ken's top aides at the white house. let's get some more on this like our our correspondents lie for us in washington d.c. mike also smiles over seven meeting and gone very well and now we've got the summits on the diary but there wasn't an imminent do you clear eyes ation expectation from what the president was saying. well no he's made very clear that this is the beginning off a process unlike the previous announcement of that summit he's making very clear this time that this should be seen as the beginning of a process he said there will not be anything signed to following that summit on june the twelfth what we are likely to see is them handing over further negotiations to the negotiating teams but what president trump is talking about
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here is marking the beginning of the process but what he will be looking forward to is perhaps not immediate action but certainly a commitment from the north korean leader to disarmament it a discernible future and indeed he did say that they had discussed sanctions and been usual don't want style it was almost like he was threatening that if indeed the summit didn't work out he had hundreds of sanctions that to sort of already to go that would be almost a punishment the north koreans very much making clear as well that sanctions are always there in the offing that he will intensify the sanctions should these negotiations not work out but this is not a one sided process north korea too is looking for certain guarantees from the united states in particular security guarantees it's also looking for a relaxation of those sanctions so from north korea's point of view the threats
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from donald trump refer the sanctions should these not work out will be countered by the threat of an ongoing nuclear program should the talks not work out so this is very much a two way process as fast as north korea sees not willing to make concessions and will not make concessions unless there's some reciprocal concessions from the u.s. side many thanks mike and then they're bringing in the latest on that day at the white house. the european union has launched a dispute settlement case and the world trade organization in response to the u.s. decision to impose tariffs on steel minium the e.u. along with canada and mexico say it will retaliate against the move promising levies on billions of dollars of u.s. goods natasha butler house will. the european union must defend itself this is the message from the blocs trade commissioner who says e.u. leaders are united in imposing retaliatory tariffs on u.s.
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exports we are not seeking to to escalate any situation but but we need to respond and we do so in a measured manner. but not responding would be the same as accepting these these tariffs which we consider are illegal and against. there's no word on exactly what the terrorists would be on or when they'd be imposed but they're expected to target a range of u.s. imports from jeans to motorcycles the e.u.'s foreign policy chief says a dispute settlement procedure is being launched at the world trade organization but a trade war isn't wanted the european union is a peace project including on treat we believe in. global free fair trade and we will continue to do so. donald trump's announcement on thursday to impose a twenty five percent tariff on e.u. steel imports and ten percent on aluminum has infuriated e.u. bidders the french president who's worked hard to develop
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a good relationship with his u.s. counterpart hardened his tone i like him a lot he said i think that this decision is not only illegal but it's also a mistake because it addresses the already existing international imbalance by further dividing it and by bringing economic and trade nationalism nationalism is war era leaders may be united for now but will they remain so over the question of whether or not to enter into trade negotiations with washington the twenty eight member bloc has to act on consensus but finding a common approach will not be easy germany is likely to want to avoid a full blown trade war as the largest european exports are to the u.s. it has much to lose france on the other hand may pursue a tougher line something made clear by the french finance minister. we do not discuss under pressure and we do not negotiate under pressure i think we must
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return to more wisdom in world trade. the e.u. is one of the main trading partners of the u.s. for now e.u. leaders are speaking with one voice their factory job some political reputations at stake that may change as the impact of u.s. tariffs of felt the bottler al-jazeera paris but while canada mexico and the new year are planning to fight back some economists are warning the decision by president could damage the u.s. economy and the gallagher reports from miami. like many states florida's construction industry has been booming three years demand for new development is being driven by a strong economy and in this state alone half a million people working construction but the rising cost of steel an alum minium could see developers deal a serious blow to the entire industry it hurts us a lot in the fact that unpredictable makes it very difficult for us to sign contracts that i know for sure we can complete for the number that the developer
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really needs us to do it for consumers to could end up out of pocket as u.s. manufacturing prices rise and the agricultural sector braces for retaliation from the e.u. canada and mexico some economists though say president trump is driven by something other than making trade fairer for the u.s. it's mostly done for posturing because trump sees this as. part of his base in particular the swing voters in many western states that got him elected and he wants to show or pretend that he's doing something but again i don't think these terrorists will stick whatever the motivations the stakes are high president trump says trade was a reason to win but ultimately it's the consumer and the worker that may end up suffering for president trump as a great deal of symbolism in placing tariffs on alimony and steel it reaffirms his commitment to putting america first of course he wants to revive jobs in america's
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rust belt but the reality on the ground is very different developer say rising prices could ultimately lead to a recession something nobody wants and what it is for now a booming economy and gallacher al-jazeera miami florida. so this first populist government has been sworn in bringing an end to three months of political deadlock little known result of professor giuseppe contests and it's a coalition of the anti establishment five star movement and far right party. has more from rome. hunting over to the new prime minister paolo gentle only makes way for law professor giuseppe conti marking the first time italy's so-called populists have been in government ruled the is very cool i swear to be a lot of republican faithful respect its constitution and its laws and to exercise my role in the exclusive interest of the public. the financial markets have reacted
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positively to the new governments with shares in italian banks gaining more than three percent on friday but this is unknown territory for italy and the new administration is promising big changes the incoming interior minister matteo salvini head of the far right league wants to expel hundreds of thousands of undocumented migrants he's recently talked about setting up detention centers across the country while he's equally ambitious rival five star leader luigi to my old buddy labor and industry minister has promised a basic minimum income then this is how italy will interact with the european union . a euro skeptic prevented from being economy minister just days ago would be in charge of e.u. affairs and giovanni tria the replacement economy minister has criticised germany and called for changes in e.u. fiscal rules to allow more state investment for you can be a bit more of a diplomat and they played a good cop bad cop. role play in any case what we have to expect from the two men
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and from this government is a much more vocal a standing of the things he wouldn't say against europe but in face of europe and this is what is worrying somehow international observers. the new cabinet should easily pass a vote of confidence expected early next week but the real test will be whether these highly unusual coalition can hold together and push for reforms that many voters expect and many e.u. leaders fear nadine barber al-jazeera room. people in argentina have taken to the streets to protest against the government's economic policies are demanding a boost to jobs and cuts and food prices it comes as the government looks to the international monetary fund to help with a sharp drop in the country's currency there is about reports from. thousands of people from all around the country went to the presidential palace to demand jobs and an emergency budget to help the poor he said. we've seen the
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situation deteriorate since machree took office we see it in a soup kitchens we walk the slums and there is need in the last month argentina's currency devaluated around thirty two percent and that has already had an impact on inflation which is one of the highest in the world after the peso currency hit an all time low earlier this month the government of already returned to the international monetary fund to get help it's generated fear among the many arjan tines. why i call on the i.m.f. if we have enough we can generate enough for all of us we know what's happened in the past when he asked for help from the i.m.f. we ended in a crisis since taking office maggie has tried to cut back on government spending by lifting subsidies on water electricity and transport but this week the opposition passed a law to block the latest race. machree blames the previous administration for the
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current situation he accuse the opposition of being irresponsible and veto it. sure those who voted for the law did not say we're going to get the money it means we suspend social spending pensions infrastructure work that we have found around the country bring drinking water roads energy i don't like the rise in the prices of utilities but there is no future with no energy and no investment. labor unions are now threatening a national strike saying the president is cutting back taxes from the wealthy and taking away from the poor and the middle class how do you feel mabry have had a gradual approach towards dealing with the fifth go deficit which is one of the biggest problems argentina economy faces today but the currency devaluation any impact on the economy has had an effect on his popularity and that's like thousands of people are protesting today argentina's economy is struggling many are fearful
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the situation will only get worse then he said well i'll just see that when our side is. five deng just break out. in a german have been recaptured residence on the german luxembourg border where want to stay aside after two titles too long and so the jocular broke free when stone flooding damage their enclosure the cats were finally found inside the compound thanks to drone footage about which also escaped from a different so was shot dead. and a new survey shows central africa's critically endangered mountain gorillas have exceeded the one thousand mark for the first time in decades the world wildlife fund says conservation efforts have helped increase the numbers of go grow less in the verandah massive an area encompassing parts of rwanda uganda and the democratic republic of congo mountain gorillas are popular with tourists providing a major source of revenue for the three countries but the region's population has dropped sharply in the past century because of the threat posed by poachers and
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groups don't forget much more news video on sports on our website just click on. don't call me. give you the top stories now on al-jazeera the u.s. president donald trump says he'll meet north korea's leader kim jong un on june the twelfth in singapore he made the statement off the hosting kins top aide that the white house came young child and delivered a letter to trump from king john and stayed in the oval office with the president for almost two hours. we're meeting with the chairman on june twelfth. and i think it's probably going to be a very successful ultimately successful process will soon remember what i say we will see what we will see but i think it's going to be a process that we deserve to have
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a real we'd really deserve they they want it. we think it's important and i think we would be making a big mistake if we didn't have i think we're going to have a relationship and reduced order and you work. the u.s. has vetoed a u.n. security council resolution calling for the protection of palestinians in gaza and the west bank the resolution was put forward by curates and calls for the consideration of measures to guarantee palestinian safety it comes after a recent flare for violence along the gaza israel border which has left more than one hundred palestinians dead zones injured i'll turn to a draft resolution put forward by the us calling on palestinians to stop violent actions was also rejected by the security council. sprains conservative government has been talk old by a no confidence vote in parliament mariano rajoy has been replaced as prime minister by the socialist party leader had just sanchez the vote came off to senior officials and law is
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a popular party were found guilty of taking bribes. meanwhile prosecutors in germany have filed a new request or extradite me to close counsel on the caller's rishonim to spain he was detained in march on the european arrest warrant for his role in catalonia failed independence bit last year. italy's first populist government has been sworn in little known law professor edges that because there's a coalition made up of politicians from the anti establishment find some of the far right party the ceremony ends three months of political deadlock since the election in march a headline stay with us here i'll just counting the cost coming next thanks for watching. we do not and will not tolerate with people who fund terrorism. we need to achieve one year into the gulf crisis al-jazeera examines its political economic and human impacts join us for special
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