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some experts believe raising human rights in the first meeting may be too sensitive japan's government disagrees and has been pushing for the issue of abductions to be discussed north korea admitted kidnapping thirteen japanese in the one nine hundred seventy s. and eighty's to train is spies some have been returned but japan's government suspects there may be hundreds still in north korea there are other nationalities too like this woman seen in the background of a photo taken on a north korean beach family members believe it's a no chip pan joy a thai woman who disappeared from macau in one thousand nine hundred ninety eight. i have a lot of hope that south korea japan and the u.s. who push the north korean abduction issue i will be able to meet soon at this stage the new diplomatic face of north korea is largely viewed as positive but for many it will mean nothing if the people they've been waiting decades to see aren't allowed to come home again hey al jazeera soul was saying in the region and to
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china now where president xi jinping is hosting yet another meeting this is known as the shanghai cooperation organization summit or the s e o and russia's vladimir putin is being spoken about at length at the g seven in canada is among those in attendance as our representatives from iran pakistan and india their agenda will cover rising tensions with the u.s. over trade and donald trump's decision to pull out of the iran nuclear deal well i'm italian is a political and economic affairs commentator he says the contrast between the g seven and the s.e.'s summits is stark. it's a tale of two summits the best of times and the worst of times on one side of the world it is the worst of times if a family fractured instead of showing unity their bickering amongst themselves instead of creating a trade group they are talking about trade wars on the other side that putin received a medal of honor from. it seems like
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a love fest it's buring up to be something very interesting and it is a definitely a counterpoint it is also perhaps the focus of a new initiative that will link up the c.e.o. with the belton road initiative it is really the g six versus one at this point it's despite the nice things said by the italian side it is clear that the u.s. is isolating itself and that is where a lot of people are going to be looking at the differences between these two summits how they're approaching the world it's different in terms of its style and its substance and this is very informed important as the world is wondering what the shape will be a lot of businesses are not putting their investments in because they're not certain of the future this is going to be really a big counterpoint. in this al-jazeera news hour including judges explain why they've a turn to war crimes conviction for this former leader. and we look ahead to
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a saudi meeting aimed at helping jordan's ailing economy. and the south african rugby team is about to make history because of the choice of their captain joe we'll have the details in sport. the taliban in afghanistan his amounts of three day cease fire after the end of ramadan but that won't include foreign forces taliban fighters warm they'll defend themselves if they're attacked during the holiday next week the ceasefire follows a similar announcement by the government well just hours before that announcement taliban fighters killed at least seventeen police officers in an early morning raid one hundred fifty five has stormed a military checkpoint in herat province eight of them were killed by afghan army soldiers and in a second attack by the taliban twenty four police officers were killed in this time
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in the northern province of can do gunman targeted several checkpoints. well for many of us the refugee crisis of twenty sixteen is over or is much reduced part the problem is not going away it's merely altered as europe and north african countries clamp down on the number of migrants leaving the continent an increasing number of people pouring into an asia air an area to landlocked country that is desperately poor now the un's children's agency unicef says almost nine thousand people have arrived in the chair from different parts of africa since november because they can't reach europe and two thousand of them the children the children are often exposed to violence exploitation trafficking and detention the number of refugees and migrants passing through in asia has also increased by fourteen percent and that was just for april unicef is calling for more funding and supplies
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from the asia to help it cope with the influx but we can speak to sara crow now who's a unicef spokeswoman on migration and sara you've just come back from nizkor tell us what you saw. well that's right martin is hardly a migration is hardly gone away it's really just out of sight and out of mind effectively and that's a huge problem for children in particular because as you say they are the most exposed and most at risk from exploitation and trafficking and not to mention the scorching heat to me when i was there it was forty eight degrees and children family nursing nursing mothers newborn baby i met as well literally in the desert in scorching heat and without shelter without protection and these air has gone from a think to being the capital of migration in africa tomorrow being the host of so many who are stranded there and it's certainly not going away it's been meskins the
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beginning of a brand and there needs to be better solutions in day in day because it's a stark reminder isn't it sara that the vast majority of african migrants migrate within the continent itself and not only try to get to europe. that's absolutely right most refugees as you saw earlier from from kenya and the somalia order are in fact in africa and only seventy seventy five percent of migrants on the move within the state within africa a very small percentage actually want to come to europe but of course for us the big issue is children and the children that i met were mostly alone you know anything from a seven year old girl who'd been separated in algeria sense to they are separated from her father there unicef was supporting her and reuniting with a mother as well as a young boy from syria in just fourteen years been on the move for two years trying
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to make his way through and then eventually to europe because he believed he could get a better education in europe so they will have these dreams and many of them are children travelling alone and they're at huge risk and given the fact that the policy of the richer countries in the world is in a state of disarray pretty much when it comes to dealing with this issue of people who are moving in an unprecedented numbers what chance then that the international community will come up with some form a solution that will help at least the youngest of these migrants who get caught in this awful vortex of suffering. absolutely i mean this domino effect is really having having a huge impact on how children are able to migrate because of course this is going on since you know forever right now we've got the global compact on migration that just took place in new york this last week and next week will be the global compact
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on refugees these are two really important moments when member states can come together and look at solutions what we're saying is that it's the first and foremost as a child not a refugee and a migrant and there are all kinds of protection mechanisms that are at the right and leads to that mean stronger border cooperation north south east and west we have some some networks for instance west african met well but child protection mechanisms are fairly strong but really it needs to be a lot stronger and we need the african leadership the bottom line it's but keeping children safe and of course investing in the main reason why they leave home in the first and that is that that is really key for africa sara craig of unicef talking to us live from geneva thank you. now the king of jordan is due in mecca in saudi arabia on sunday hoping for financial support from the leaders of saudi arabia
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kuwait in the u.a.e. a proposed income tax rise triggered some of the largest protests seen by jordanians in years the government has now shelved that tax hike but it still faces the task of trying to balance popular demand with the need to reduce the national debt as well as curb inflation but cash strapped jordan is struggling to get on top of its debt after taking a more than seven hundred million dollars loan from the international monetary fund that was into twenty sixteen and it relies heavily on foreign aid saudi arabia along with fellow gulf cooperation council members have not yet renewed their three point six billion dollar assistance program to jordan which expired last year as well as this analyst say saudi endeavor as he invests is a stopped financing projects in jordan the government also blames its financial woes on instability in the region chiefly the war in neighboring syria which has
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impacted trade and pushed up prices and then there's the burden of hosting six hundred fifty thousand syrian refugees jordan's complained about not getting enough international support well dulled could tough as a journalist and founder of news website ned he says part of the goal funding is he may be that country's no longer want to contribute directly to jordan's budget. well jordan has had their financial aid from many of the gulf countries including saudi arabia and qatar and other countries and most of that has dried up or has gone on on to specific programs not helping the the basic budget of the country there is different schools of thought on this issue there is one that says that the gulf countries wanted to support jordan programmatically rather than just a cash a infusion and they wanted to support programs like building schools and highways rather than just giving them money and there are some people who think that there
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is some kind of a political connection to the stopping of the direct support but i'm not sure what the reason is but the really the fact is that jordan is suffering because of this absence of financial aid in jordan has a lot of responsibilities towards palestine towards the mosque it trains and pay the salaries of the hundreds of guards at the luxor mosque and that is seen as representing not only jordan but they slam a quarrel than they are trying to protect the third holiest mosque in islam so they feel that arab countries certainly have a responsibility towards jordan to keep it afloat. israeli troops have killed four more palestinian protesters during the latest friday protest singles or a fifteen year old boy was among four fatalities and more than six hundred injuries israeli forces say bullets and tear gas were fired because kites carrying explosives were flown near the barrier fence at least one hundred eighteen
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palestinians have died during three months of friday protests against israel naming jerusalem as its capital and the continuing occupation of the palestinian ambassador to the u.n. says he's now working to ensure a u.n. resolution is passed which would give palestinians protection from what he calls the illegal use of force algeria and turkey have requested an emergency session of the general assembly to take place on wednesday in which they will discuss the killings in gaza we will not relent in our quest to try to find ways to provide protection for the civilian population because it is our duty it is the right thing to do and it is the thing that the palestinian people including those in the gaza strip and in occupied east jerusalem they need and we are determined to do everything that we can in order to provide them or to contribute to providing them with international protection that the pakistani navy has come to the rescue
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of a rainy and fisherman in distress the crews of two pakistani navy helicopters saved eleven fisherman from rough waters in the north arabian sea they were left lifted to safety a few hours after sending out a mayday signal. moore was a man and have been ordered out of their homes because they're threatened by an erupting volcano mt swager has been spewing a toxic cloud of ash and lava for the past five days and at least one hundred nine people have died and two hundred people are still missing and there's little hope now that they'll be found alive and some survivors have been speaking to our correspondent david mercer. as painful as his burns might be gar knows how lucky he is to be alive he his wife and father in law were at home the moment brought him all of the volcano erupted that he'd in his wife managed to escape but the memories of that day will haunt them forever.
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was forming inside our house when we went running out my father in law was swept away the ash was boiling mud mixed with people were running and the hot ash came down on top of them killing them people were trapped inside their houses and couldn't escape they were cooked inside. six children with severe burns were airlifted to the united states where pediatric burn center offer state of the art treatment not available in guatemala. and now one of all us national disaster agency is coming under fire for possible negligence public prosecutors have ordered an investigation into whether evacuation procedures were properly followed is a little bit of the official say they warned the public after sensors picked up an increase in volcanic activity hours before the eruption everybody i mean to the mayor of all of the communities received warnings and obviously we don't have the
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authority to order an evacuation we make recommendations and it's the residents who decide whether to evacuate or not. but residents who escaped the gases and volcanic mud said that only those close to the highway heard the warning be in a little louise will be if we would have received a warning we would have left our house earlier and many people's lives would have been saved i don't know about the others but they didn't warn us we didn't know about the eruption until the lava was coming down. that again on friday expelling large quantities of pirate classic material on ash nearby homes were evacuated authorities hoping to avoid another disaster. david mercer the squint la what i'm on right everything is here now and that means it's time for the weather waking we're going to start in central europe martin because the big thunder a downpour schools many central and western parts is hot in this the heat this
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braiding those showers you can see this large mass of cloud that's croatia well anywhere across italy in the balkans seeing some lively showers sixty one millimeters in less than twenty four hours probably one storm is probably prove this are passionate and see the circulation has been swirling away loss of heavy showers that will be more over the next couple of days so this is our area of low pressure and that's been breeding the showers with low pressure the air is allowed to rise cool condense it forms the big cloud and it keeps down we're going to see more heavy showers here over the next couple of days look at the heat twenty nine thirty celsius across much of central and western europe as a northeast got a cold front in place here so moscow will struggle in the temperatures just fifteen celsius over the next couple of days actually little change as we go on into west sunday just go to stockholm and around twenty seven celsius process scandinavia actually having problems with wildfires which believes there is plenty of heat
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around for those central areas not so much so into the northeastern corridor you're concerned about london montane is generally fired intro here twenty two celsius on sunday afternoon not as warm as it might be that's not too bad because showers continue into western parts of here cool enough as you can see down towards spine and polish go temperatures in london if anything falling back to just ninety by monday monti that'll do nicely thank you very much of it and more still to come on this is there a new. goal. the ramadan tradition that southern they had risk in jerusalem's old city. also dusting down an australian icon for the final time it's better in caretaker is about to take things easier. and his friends get world cup favor we take a look at how the sport is growing in some rather unexpected corners of the world.
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struggling with the effects of climate change sierra leone's dry season is on forgiving but compounded by corruption it's wet season months lives that are claiming most lives i don't remember even the wall when one thing would be one thousand one hundred people died in two minutes people in power investigates the effects of deforestation and illegal building and asks what the future holds if those in authority fail to act the mountain will fall on al-jazeera. when the news breaks. on the mailman city and the story builds to the forests only it would just be when people need to be heard women and girls are being bought and given away in refugee camps al-jazeera has teams on the ground to bring you the winning documentaries and live news on al-jazeera i got to commend you all i'm hearing is good journalism on air and online.
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take a look at the top stories here at al-jazeera g seven leaders have warned donald trump that his policies on trade climate change and the iran nuclear deal assessing the us apart from the rest of the world having another day of meetings with the u.s. president will lead me to fly to singapore for his meeting with north korea's kim jong il. chinese president xi jinping is hosting another gathering known as the shanghai cooperation organization summit all the. russia's vladimir putin is among
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those attending as representatives of iran pakistan and india. and the afghan government's welcomed the taliban's announcement of a three day ceasefire ceasefire to take place in the upcoming fit holiday. the three years of war in yemen have displaced thousands of people who live under harsh conditions in remote areas aid agencies say most of yemen's twenty nine million population is now in need of humanitarian assistance. as more. some of the millions of victims of the war in yemen refugees living in makeshift camps in her data the province is under her control and so is her data poort the main and trip point for food and aid shipments but government troops. are on the offensive to capture the area forces led by saudi arabia and the united
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arab emirates within twenty kilometer of the red sea ports. most of these families fled their homes and villages during the last three years of fighting they say they aren't able to return and can't in such poor conditions any longer that we have nothing no blankets no food no flowers no cooking oil officials come and take our names but never show up again the strategically positioned coastal province is crucial for yemen's feuding factions as the conflicts continue yemenis are losing hope of returning home. from time to time kind people from the area i give pursuit but aid agencies and charities have forgotten us. the health of the yemenis has drastically deteriorated childminder tradition cholera and other in this by in her day. i guess we are all sick here i have
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a kidney problem one of my brothers is diabetic and the other has to work in low service. as well as disease and hunger strikes have killed many civilians coalition commanders dismissed allegations civilians are being targeted and they insist they're aiming for who thier bubbles hideouts. the refugees in one of the world's largest camps have been beamed around the world in a rare web streaming event to tell their stories the cooma camp in kenya houses around one hundred ninety five thousand people from south sudan somalia ethiopia and other countries that had it organization arranges letters around the world to try to change perceptions. mohammed jem to move in for the event. it's been an extraordinary day here at the cooma refugee camp here in north western
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kenya this is a refugee camp that houses around one hundred eighty five thousand refugees in this ted x. cacouna camp talk today this is something that's really been inspiring for a lot of the residents here the organizers are hoping with this event to showcase the positive impact that refugees have had made not just in this camp not just in this country but all around the world now earlier i spoke with melissa fleming she's the chief u.n.h.c.r. spokesperson also one of the co-hosts of this event and i asked her how an event like this was going to help try to reshape the narrative around refugees and how refugees are perceived around the world most europeans or americans are astray and think that all the refugees are coming their way frankly most of them are in countries like kenya eighty five percent and yet they're invisible and we were hoping with this event today can't we could really illuminate the camp but not only that the extraordinary refugees and the talents and the ideas they have by putting
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them on as powerful a stage as the ted stage many of the speakers here today are refugees among them actors singers musicians poets it was one young woman in particular the twenty two year old refugee from south sudan her name is mary mark here and she spoke with me and told me that she came back to this camp after she had left so that she could teach children here and why that was so important to her. i look at the population in the. especially that population of the most of them a whole class. and seeing me as their teacher who is almost their peer will actually encourage them to move on to push on to see that life is not about the come life is something more ahead and that's what i want them to believe it and every time i'm in my class teaching them biology our business i'm not just teaching business. i'm teaching business of set of statistics that will help
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them everybody i've spoken with here today has told me they believe an event like this is extremely important not just because it counteracts negative stereotypes about refugees but also because you inspired so many refugees around the world. supposes of. being celebrating after the vice president had his war crimes convictions overturned a majority of judges at the international criminal court ruled the burma could not be held responsible for the horrific acts of his militia in two thousand and two but on a honda explains. from the moment war crimes allegations were leveled against him. insisted he had done nothing wrong he maintained that stance even in two thousand and sixteen when the international criminal court unanimously found him guilty of war crimes and seem to him to eighteen years in prison the longest ever handed down
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by the i.c.c. that lower court decision has now been overturned the appeals chamber by majority reverses the conflicts in of mr bin. showed little emotion but off camera his supporters in the public gallery reportedly reacted with cheers and whistles may i ask the registry to restore. the crowd in the courtroom. the was accused of failing to stop his private army known as the m l c from waging a campaign of rape murder and pillage against civilians in neighboring central african republic over a five month period from october two thousand and two he was a rebel leader the in and had sent more than a thousand fighters there to help put down the coup. the lower court judgment described a series of sick and sadistic rapes and merges in some cases where entire families
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were victimized more than five thousand victims participated in the trial but never issued an order to rape and murder and the case turned on where the on the fex symbol could be held responsible for atrocities carried out by troops under his control the appeals chamber with the exception of two judges found he could not and that the trial judges made serious errors regarding if it's to stop the crimes they were scenes of jubilation in kinshasa a businessman and former vice president still has a lot of support at home. i cry with joy because john pierre bemba was a dead man he's just been resurrected the decision overturns what had been hailed a landmark ruling labor was the first david to be convicted for crimes committed by others under his command and it was the first time the i.c.c. focused on right as a weapon of war in two thousand and seven when talking to al-jazeera before his
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arrest insisted he had nothing to wants to for you will know that the international criminal court know that. i'm not of course involved in the of this ng's. arrested in two thousand and eight a convicted war criminal in two thousand and sixteen he's now won his appeal but being better hasn't been freed a separate panel of judges continues to consider his punishment for interfering with witnesses during his trial maidana honed al-jazeera. the u.s. president's former campaign manager is facing new charges pool manifolds is accused of tampering with witnesses as he awaits trial over his foreign loving special counsel robert mueller has also filed obstruction charges against one of manifolds longtime russian associates an official has more from washington or faces to dish will charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice and two counts of struction
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of justice these really back to a case that we had about a week ago. was allegedly trying to tamper with witnesses people who had given statements to the f.b.i. and he was allegedly trying to get them to change their story now also on this indictment is constantine kilmeny who's an old friend of mine a fort's what does his political pull stuff his political fixer his translator on pomona for what in the ukraine for the best part of ten years and he becomes the twentieth person indicted by robert miller's investigation into possible russian collusion with the trump campaign this all comes under that umbrella. is also facing charges of tax fraud of bank fraud and of money laundering and all of these charges you have to remember that says he is innocent. and the co-founder of the animation giant pixar is to leave the company by the end of the year john lasseter
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has been on a six month leave of absence over what he called missteps which included giving unwanted hugs that made female colleagues uncomfortable last attila's the creative mind behind box office favorites like toy story frozen and finding he'll take on a consulting role with pixel's parent company disney until the end of the year. now there's an ancient practice in the middle east during the holy month of ramadan to make sure people eat before a day of fasting for centuries men have walked around the streets in the middle of the night chanting and banging drums but now police in jerusalem have begun issuing hefty fines because jewish settlers have moved into the area complaining about their lack of sleep bennett smith reports. it's a wake up alarm that dates back centuries. just before dawn during ramadan
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across the middle east men known as most a hierarchy call people to pray and eat before the fasting begins. but here in the muslim quarter of jerusalem's old city for the first time police have been detaining and finding the most a hierarchy but disturbing the sleep of the jewish settlers living here. come some of the police are always harassing us i've been detained four times accused of making noises that disturbs the settlers the settlers get annoyed by everything we do even the decorations we make for ramadan annoys them. the old city is split into the muslim jewish christian and armenian porters but for the past fifty years jewish settlers have also been moving into the muslim quarter now appear is where while settler families live and the guys stop the music as they go past the house but that's not been enough to stop the settlers complaining to the
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police. ok that. the settlers complained again tonight there are jewish homes here this woman says this is going to go on all month. jerusalem police told al-jazeera in a statement that they are constantly trying to maintain the delicate balance between allowing in ensuring the freedom of religion and worship and maintaining public order and quality of life for local residents the police the offenses of noise and disturbing the peace is one of the most serious offenses that cause harm to the public and the quality of life for our local residents the police presence is provided for settlers who choose to live in the heart of a muslim quarter. with fines running into the hundreds of dollars how much wish to continue this ramadan tradition has suddenly become very expensive. burnet smith al-jazeera in occupied east jerusalem coming up is thought
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including war is found celebrate as a team win another n.b.a. title coming up in just a minute. june nineteenth sixty seven six days they redrew the map of the middle east just america to victory if indeed it was one of the greatest tragedy in the history of islam al-jazeera explores the events leading to the rule and its consequences which is still felt today but we tried everything went to the united nations and tried mediation his contacts through different countries and it was clear that all of this was to do with the war in june on al-jazeera. in a world where journalism as an industry is changing. fortunate to be able to continue to expand to continue to have that pass and drive and present the stories in a way the.

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