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you can do much more it was a risk but it was also a commitment israel has already invested around nine million dollars on this much a million and a half has already been paid to the argentine football association so this obviously generate some conflict for now the argentine. here in want to fight it is trying to control the damage. here is a blow then when desirous as good of james dorsey he is an expert on football in the middle east he's also a senior fellow at the ass general numbers school of international studies in singapore he joins us live from paris sir thank you so much for joining us here on al-jazeera we were just hearing our correspondent there saying that the president of the argentine football association saying that a suspected leader canceled it because of security issues because they were concerned about the safety of the players do you think that that's why argentina council discussion. i think they have no choice but. because they have.
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not want to be dragged into a. they would have by the lady. of the will of the bits of the governing body. which bans. the movie for now the security argument. will go even if it's true that the state of being the sort of leading online videos of them all the heavy. dress. and there were elements in the palace. images of a future. where. very very sharp very strong that would have been the. more likely it was that there would have been demonstrations on the west bank. possibly. the security forces
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and that. i mean you mentioned of the you know the argentinians had to give this reason all of security because they can't be seen to politicize football which of course doesn't allow them both the israelis and the palestinians a kind of accusing each other these are in is accusing the palestinians of politics as politicizing this whole issue the palestinians and the israelis of doing the same by moving that match from haifa to jerusalem it isn't possible i guess in this day and age take keep politics out of football in an area like the middle east where if there's one thing that everyone has in common it is a love of football. i mean the notion of. a separation the fall of the board and all the football. basically politics is. they're going to like. the issue really is going to how do you regulate that relationship and that is
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something that is not. because of the back of the back the piece but other than that in a sort of that they are. very briefly this is being seen by some palestinians as a victory for the b.d.s. the boycott divestment and sanctions it sets a precedent about playing football matches against israel. that from now on most games will be played in haifa otherwise there might be a repeat of what we've seen unfold in the past few days. we could no doubt both. as well as. i also think that if you look at the israeli. that the israelis are going to dig in their heels they're going to want. one of the fallout is going to be remains to be seen but it's certainly certain
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that this will be taken by the movement. that they're going to look at other of. those. borders they are for example. if. james dorsey expert on football in the middle east that sir thank you so much for sharing your views with us thank you my pleasure. now palestine's health ministry says israeli troops have showed that a twenty one year old who was throwing stones at them in the occupied west bank is even tamimi was shot to during clashes with israeli forces in the village of not the salad never mala israeli troops came under attack from stone throwers after entering the village the victim's uncle says soldiers responded with live rounds as well as rubber bullets and tear gas israel's military hasn't commented well israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu insists a they are doing everything they can to avoid palestinian casualties in gaza that
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are now made the comments ahead of talks with the u.k. prime minister to resign may she expressed her concern over the shooting of protesters at the border between israel and gaza but as of now said force is needed to protect israeli lives one hundred twenty one palestinians have been killed by israeli soldiers since weekly demonstrations began in gaza back in march. and then israeli parole board has rejected a request for the early release of palestinian teenager i had the tamimi who's act of slapping an israeli soldier went viral making her a symbol of the palestinian resistance against israeli occupation the seventeen year old was sentenced to eight months in prison for slapping and shoving israeli soldiers outside her home her lawyer requested that the jail time be cut by a third but officials from the shin bet security service or posed the request they argued her release could provoke an escalation in violence in the west bank. well coming up in this news hour came cardassian visit to the white house pays off as
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president trump commutes the sentence of a great grandmother jailed for drug offenses this is singapore prepares for trump's meeting with another kim this one at an old for exclusive island hotel. we always will. and then sport find out more about the latest u.s. team to decline an invitation to the white house feature with that story and they too late. but first new evacuations have been ordered in guatemala as the mound for a global kaino spews more lava at least seventy five people have been killed and around two hundred more are missing after sunday's eruption rescuers have been sifting through ash in search of survivors entire villages surrounding the volcano have been the score they would mercer has the latest from should that view which is
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about ten kilometers from the volcano. what i'm always play go volcano continues to be highly active you can see here behind me in this morning we've seen columns of smoke rising from the cone now on tuesday there was a large explosion that sent gas and hot rocks down the side of the volcano and that caused a large evacuation to be ordered emergency workers racing away from the disaster site and it was also evacuations of more villages surrounding the volcano as well as some other communities within the city of us with a city of about a million people major highways were closed as well this morning on wednesday there have been more a few more bodies that have been pulled out and they think that there are still a few hundred people who are missing but it's very hard to get accurate figures and there aren't census takers were warned door to door so it's unclear exactly how many people are still accounted for but what we do know is that conditions for rescuers are very challenging there as this continued activity there's also chances
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of rain falling down which could cause mudslides and further hinder these efforts to try to remove as many sequels from this disaster site as possible and get a true sense of the size of this calamity. well under slimness is a spokesman for the international federation of the red of the red cross he joins us live now via skype from one of the worst hit areas thank you so much for making the time to speak to us really appreciate it we can only imagine how busy you are right now we were just hearing our correspondent david mercer there just give a few examples of the of the challenging conditions conditions faced by rescuers just tell us a little bit more about those conditions and how your rescuers are dealing with them. just so that we. know we all need to have. a do this or
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a song and. we hear people are scary. running everywhere. is very difficult with the whole painterly rescue. and what support are you providing for the survivors of this. we. are in. here many are hospitals in. the what. it took they are i mean. we are. we moving in the. part of the. united
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states. and i mean obviously the volcano is there still like to vittie how many areas can you not to get to and how many areas is it just too dangerous for you to get close to. yeah we actually get to who can release from the really these are because there are more coal certainly so the cranes kanal very difficult because it's still more. all the area. from there and now we get. in it erodes some. in a row something is normally. under slimmest so from the international federation of the red cross is speaking to us from a screen in guatemala thank you well that's a situation in guatemala meanwhile slow moving lava from how wise killer where
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volcano has swallowed two oceanfront communities in the big island southeast officials say the last twenty four hours have been devastating for surrounding areas with at least buildings destroyed overnight and the gallagher reports. plumes of toxic gas rise off the coast of hawaii big island as a landscape succumbs to the power of killer whales for more than a month a volcano has been spewing lava consuming hundreds of homes in its path and changing this unique community for good many residents have lost everything you've got a pretty good sense of loss and then you know. our you can do is pick up on your wall experts say there are at least twenty four separate fishes each venting toxic gases and lava up a whole beach one of the island's most popular destinations has been all but wiped out this once picturesque but he is now filled with molten rock most residents of
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evacuated but officials say some are refusing to leave you still have some people. who. make up their own minds in decide that maybe they don't need to evacuate when civil authorities tell them that they should evacuate so far around two and a half thousand residents have been evacuated get away with showing no signs of slowing down and the gallacher al-jazeera. a sixty three year old woman who has spent decades in jail is finally going home after president donald trump commuted her sentence following a meeting with concussion great grandmother alice marie johnson has served twenty two years for taking part in a cocaine distribution ring though she has been a model prisoner and met the requirements for clemency back in two thousand and fourteen she was stuck in jail until kurds took up our case visiting the white house last week it to discuss it the social media stars since tweeted her gratitude to president trump's decision saying it gives hope to those deserving of
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a second chance. the japanese prime minister is headed to washington to make sure that tokyo's concerns are not forgotten that the historic us north korea summit next week they will have to put his points to president trump before they both leave for a g seven seven summits in canada japan is worried he'll agree to reduce the american military presence in the region has the latest on preparations in singapore ahead of the summit. with the date set the starting time confirmed we now know the location for donald trump and kim jong un's first meeting the ultra exclusive capella hotel singapore's sentosa island a colonial era building transformed into a six star hotel by renowned british architect norman foster the decision has amounted to being the choice has not just been about security pacy but on top of the hard security considerations it's also been about the aesthetics the optics of
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the summit as well this is a hotel that sits right smack in the asia pacific right by the same time it has cost more politan western story to it so east and west if you like it's been reported that the north korean delegation favored the hotel and sentosa when they were in town last week negotiating with just some singapore's resort island of sentosa is known for its beaches casinos theme parks and golf course with the personal interest of these two leaders a perfect setting for the summit or even a joint family holiday the city state has set up two special event areas that will start just before the leaders arrive sentosa island will be one as well as the waters off its southwestern beaches where the capella hotel sits and another one about nine kilometers away in the tangling area of singapore this is where the shangri-la and the st regis hotels are thought to be where the two leaders and their delegations will be staying in the run up we're going to see an increased signature of security personnel security equipment but also good income but
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commensurate with that we're going to see an increase in the chilled. public know that we know what a location is everyone is curious and i think the security operations will have to be have to be brought to bear already in managing the crowd and managing vehicles there will also be a clampdown in the sky parts of singapore's airspace will be restricted during the summit the area building uses the pits for singapore's formula one race is being transformed into a huge media center more than three thousand accredited media will use the center but thousands more are expected in singapore over the next few days to cover the summit it's got other al-jazeera singapore. still to come in this hour shops close in jordan's capital as unions press on with a strike over tax hikes the prime minister being replaced fifty years after robert kennedy was murdered we look at his legacy and the many questions surrounding his death that are still unanswered and in sports her former world number one is
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knocked out of the french open details of the contest. hello and welcome to international weather forecasts central and southern parts of europe again our risk of some pretty severe storms during the course of thursday other areas looking jen we draw across much of poland through into russia we've had a cooler trend of last few days so temperatures of just fifteen in moscow on thursday meanwhile across more western areas we've got this low pressure system pushing into wards portugal which will get some rain and quite strong winds times and that system moving further towards the east during the course of friday into parts of spain u.k. still looking to about twenty two degrees but again it's the storms which are the main feature of the weather across party down through the adriatic region on the
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other side of the mediterranean but the conditions for the most part looking fine winds coming from the sizer quite a woman in tripoli should be fine in car of the thirty seven degrees approaching the forty degree mark as we head on through into friday now into central parts of africa plenty of showers here across the open highlands parts of south sudan and rather gulf of guinea region would like to see further showers are towards western areas guinea guinea-bissau liberia books are bamako mali is going to help one of forty degrees across more southern portions of the continent so largely fine picture sunny day in durban in south africa highs twenty three. struggling with the effects of climate change sierra leone's dry season is on forgiving but compounded by corruption and its wet season mudslides that are claiming most wives i don't remember even your wall when if i think one thousand wound up with died in two minutes people in power investigates the effects of
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deforestation and illegal building and asks what the future holds if those in authority fail to act the mountain will fall on al-jazeera. territorial. social. and ethnic divisions. the daily reality piecing some of france's underprivileged communities. zero world here's the first time to come from suburban president of the. local. parish. a divided city.
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welcome back here's a reminder of the top stories on al-jazeera a double explosion in baghdad's southern city district has killed at least ten people and injured nineteen others it came hours after iraq's parliament ordered a manual recount of every vote cast in last month's election the president of argentina's football association has apologized for canceling a friendly match with israel saying the players' safety was at stake that will widespread palestinian protests after the match was moved to jerusalem over fears it would normalise israel's claim to the contested city and a new evacuations have been ordered and walk a mile as month continues to spew more lava at least seventy five people have been killed and around two hundred are missing after sunday's of auction. fighters loyal to the renegade libyan general haile four have to have reportedly captured
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the seaport of the eastern city of that the city is currently held by an isolated group but the self-styled libyan national army has besieged it for two years the u.n. says fighting is reached on precedented levels and there are severe shortages of basic supplies back with it the ied reports from tripoli. from one is street to another forces loyal to libya's really gave general khalifa haftar to storm into the eastern city of there now. after heavy fighting his troops have taken control of a strategic locations in the city if you move that you are three days we can say that the battle will end in the city of turner we are currently in the seaport of turner which is now under our full control some terrorist groups can currently be seen in some streets and god willing within two or three days we will eliminate them completely. hefted as a forces enter the city on monday morning they have been laying siege to the city
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for the last two years according to have to his forces fighters allied with that there are no protection force previously in control of the city are retreating phase two with artillery fire and era strikes. i can tell you that the enemy is completely collapsing there are only some remnants of the terrorist groups who are moving from a building to another from an alleyway to another and hiding among civilians. civilian areas including the schools have been damaged in the fighting egyptian and u.a.e. warplanes have been supporting hefted his forces by targeting civil areas in durban now. dozens of people including civilians have been killed since have to announce it the battle for there now on the seventh of may. this city is short of basic needs including food water and medical supplies and then again general zinni for hefted is accusing fighters in there now of being terrorists but they deny that and
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say they have defeated eiseley in the area they also say that tripoli based the government does not seem to be able to intervene to in this conflict despite the heavy toll on civilians and would have to go ahead. tripoli. iran's nuclear chief has officially inaugurated a new uranium enrichment facility at than the town's plant he says centrifuges at the site will be operational within a month but will operate within the confines of the two thousand and fifteen nuclear deal ali akbar salehi said construction of the facility began before the international accord was agreed on tuesday ran informed the u.n. nuclear watchdog that it will increase its nuclear enrichment capacity it comes a month after the u.s. we imposed sanctions on tehran after pulling out of the nuclear agreement. anti-government protests are continuing jordan against plans to raise income tax
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that have gathered in the capital amman office of the prime minister. he was appointed by king a bowl of the second to try to diffuse a public anger over the tax proposals he's been ordered to to carry out a review of the reforms it comes this trade unions led a nationwide strike as the now reports. the protesters demands have been clear they want the government to scrap plans to raise income tax by as much as five percent some say until that happens they need to keep applying pressure to her in the room where here because the citizens cannot take any more this is too much this was the straw that broke the camel's back for a number of shops pharmacies and hospitals went on strike but the protests were smaller than in previous days some said they wanted to see what the jordanian government's next move would be. on tuesday king abdullah appointed
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a former economist as the new prime minister. we think this new government will take action therefore we have a different opinion about the strike that we will not participate but the anger is still simmering and there are fears the government won't give people relief from a tax law protesters believe will unfairly burden the poor and the middle class jordanians are struggling with rising prices and an official unemployment rate of more than eighteen percent. as for a given a chance to a new government give them a chance but people are not optimistic as they think this is same as a previous government but with new faces and not with new policies. and influx of refugees from syria and iraq has strained resources in a small country that has always been heavily reliant upon foreign aid the proposed tax hike is part of a number of her. forms requested by the international monetary fund jordan is
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thirty seven billion dollars in debt digging itself out of that debt and reviving the economy may mean things get worse before they get better natasha going to does iraq an overcrowded smuggler's boat has capsized off the coast of yemen with forty six if yo paeans confirmed that the un's migration agency says the group was on its way to yemen hoping to find work sixteen others are still missing presumed drowned over one hundred people were reportedly on board the vessel when it left of course in somalia on tuesday. least three migrants have been hospitalized after hundreds trying to jump the border fence separating morocco from the spanish territory of sweater in north africa spanish authorities said they stopped the early morning attempt to cross fire around one hundred fifty people most of them sub-saharan africans moroccan officials also said they stopped an additional two hundred fifty people from approaching the double fence it's the first of mass attempt to jump the
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fence in at least seven months. spain's prime minister has unveiled his new cabinet and that's largely dominated by women pedro sanchez has appointed eleven female ministers they include the top posts of deputy prime minister economy and justice minister there are six men in the cabinet including a former astronaut as the new science minister sanchez was sworn in as leader on saturday after ousting his predecessor marion over harley with a vote of no confidence over a corruption scandal. protests have been taking place in northern greece against plans to compromise in a long running dispute over the name of its northern neighbor macedonia the former yugoslav republic has been called macedonia since independence in one thousand nine hundred ninety one which are always greeks who say the historical region of the macedonia is in northern greece john psaropoulos was at one of the demonstrations
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the protest here in pella has run for two hours there's been enormous enthusiasm from the crowd even though it's been a fairly small one of one thousand also people but they are all entirely agreed in the basic message here the message that's being conveyed in twenty three other rallies across greece tonight as well which is that there should be no use of the word macedonia by the former yugoslav republic of macedonia but that country should choose an entirely different identity and therefore these people reject the basis of the ongoing negotiations which started in january and that basis was that they would be a composite name one that included the good macedonia but also a qualifier such as you will all north and the location of pella is significant because this is where the ancient macedonian kings had their capital this is where the palace is this is where alexander said how from to conquer asia it is here that
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excavations uncovering a vast four hundred hectares city that represented the glory of the wealth of the engine macedonian kings and the greeks believe that that kingdom is the cultural inheritance their historical right they do not believe that there is any basis any legitimacy for anyone else claiming that heritage or asking to share it with them the people north of here they say are ethnically different they speak a different language they speak a slavic language the ancient macedonians spoke greek and therefore we have no coincidence we have no kinship we shouldn't be discussing this. the former chief of cambridge analytical that's the firm accused of mishandling the data of over eighteen million facebook users has been defending himself to british m.p.'s alexander nix's data consultancy has been accused of helping to manipulate election
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results in several countries by targeting groups of voters through social media this includes the election of donald trump in the us and the britain's vote to leave the european union makes admitted he'd been given data by the research here at the center of the scandal but says he is being unfairly targeted i'm sorry if members of this committee are unhappy with the outcome of the referendum i'm sorry it moves its committee on happy speculating i didn't see from being president of the united states but you can't simply. put forward your prejudices onto me and make sweeping assumptions about. our involvement with a particular campaign simply because that's what you want to believe because that narrative suits your view of the facts. evidence to ship. building a conspiracy theory but it's. it's exactly fifty years
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since u.s. presidential hopeful robert kennedy was shot minutes after he'd given a campaign speech in los angeles he died the next day kennedy was a leading candidate for the democratic nomination and his supporters believe he would have followed his older brother john to become one of the great presidents roslyn jordan looks back at his life and legacy. robert kennedy was everything a working class hero wasn't supposed to be but in one thousand nine hundred sixty eight with the country in political and social chaos kennedy supporters thought he could be the president the nation needed you don't really care if he won or lost he saw. he was all about trying to create change and trying to make the world more just change mantra ending the war in vietnam stopping racism and discrimination and erasing harvard he from every corner of the country history may not repeat but it
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often rhymes conditions are different now but a lot of the anxiety that swept through the country in one nine hundred sixty eight echoes the anxiety of today kennedy's early career was linked to that of his brother the president but john's assassination in one thousand nine hundred sixty three pushed him into the spotlight and martin luther king's killing in one thousand nine hundred sixty eight kept him there he was on his own he wasn't his job had been to take care of his brother in law it was robert kennedy doing what he thought was the best thing to do when president lyndon johnson decided to not run for reelection i shall not seek and i will not accept. the nomination of my party for another term as your president kennedy entered the race i am announcing today my candidacy. for the presidency of the united states among his opposition to the law and order candidate richard nixon and senator
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eugene mccarthy who opposed vietnam it took a chat with a mccarthy supporter to make kennedy more willing to while we call for an end to the war he said i'm getting all of fraternity boys who make scenes and and mccarthy is getting all the a students i want to know why that's true moreover kennedy's popularity soared because people believed he understood their struggles my thanks to all of you and now it's on to chicago and let's win. but then a gunman shot kennedy on june fifth at a campaign rally his presidency would never be well i think. that sense of. love primarily certainly and and the quest for social justice as an expression. on this are
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robert francis kennedy dead at age forty two but his vision of a better world lives on i dream things that never were and say why not rosalynn jordan al-jazeera washington. well a young palestinian man who oppose the kennedy support of israel was convicted of his murder and sentenced to life imprisonment but have a sentry on there are still many unanswered questions over his death and calls for the case to be reopened i can have reports. fifty years after his death bobby kennedy's family gather in memory of his life among those accompanying his widow ethel are his children grandchildren and friends who survived the decades. remembering that day when robert francis kennedy's bid to become president of the united states was ended in a hail of bullets to help the drama going to quote of the moment a twenty four year old palestinian so hard so hard was found guilty and is serving
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a life sentence. obviously i was there but. my goal. was looking. any he will be. in you but the family renowned for its unity is sharply divided about the circumstances of bobby kennedy's death earlier this year his son robert f. kennedy jr visited sirhan sirhan in prison and afterwards called for the investigation into the death to be reopened i went there because i was curious and disturbed by what i'd seen in the evidence he says i was disturbed that the wrong person might have been convicted of killing my father his sister kathleen townsend kennedy says i think bobby makes a compelling case.

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