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gray clouds looming towards northern parts of asia over the next couple of days lots of wet weather as well in the forecast for a good part of japan meanwhile the same some lady down pose into north korea recently a little clue me here sixty seven millimeters twenty four hours but look at this splash of cloud this is where our trouble system will then make its way in over the coming days already seeing the shield of cloud just rolling in ahead of that and we have tropical storm will exceed which will make its way towards japan does stay offshore dragging in lots of heavy rain city that's the case into honshu for monday this battering the shallows there into the korean peninsula for a time then it clears through for choose day much of japan dry by tuesday but notice northern parts will see some very heavy rain with the real whisk of some
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flooding as well the flooding race in the meanwhile clearing away from the southeast of china bride to sky started to come in behind us still a fair amount of cloud here so i was down towards hi nancy was the southwest of china northern parts of vietnam further heavy downpours as we go on through choose day that tends to not back a little further eastward so we're not out of the woods as far as the flooding in guangdong province is concerned more be downpours here for the next few days. in afghanistan billions of dollars of international aid have been donated to girls' education but where has the money gone when east meets girls desperate to learn and asks why is the system failing them on al-jazeera i mean this is different not just whether someone's going for someone is very rich but does not have any tree i think
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it's how you approach an individual an athlete is a certain way of doing it to qantas in just a story in fly out. and you're watching al-jazeera man of our top stories this hour north korean leader kim jong un has arrived in singapore head of tuesday's summit with the u.s. president donald trump he thanked singapore and prime minister lee saying long for his help in organizing the talks saying quote the entire world is watching. france's warned that quote fits of anger cannot dictate international cooperation that's off to taunt trump abruptly rejected a joint statement by the g seven leaders summit ended in disarray with trump
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accusing the canadian prime minister of weak and dishonest statements. a woman rights activists is under arrest in saudi arabia for showing her support on social media for another woman detained on wednesday amnesty international says ten activists have been arrested recently including at least seven women several push for the lifting of the ban on women drivers that's what will happen on june the twenty fourth and the first licenses have been issued state media cues that the actress of being foreign agents has i.d. and as a researcher for human rights watch she says there's real concern for the safety of saudi female activists. and crackdown on women's rights activists on one fifth of expression saudi arabia has been widening both in scope and severity and it is honestly pretty perplexing given that the form you know the so the rhetorical around m.p.'s kind of the imam and some man is one of of the form and modernization
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but so far what we've seen are limited social reforms when it comes to more people wanting to speak out to you know dare to dream about having a say in their own futures we're seeing that. the man is completely controlling the narrative he alone gets credit for for these minimum forms he alone gets to the side when he wants to give to these minimum forms to people or not but no one is able to speak out it appears as if it's you know a clear and clear calculated move to shut down all activism inside the country i mean how could this be you know this couldn't look like reform this modernization when you have you know women currently behind bars have called for the same things that you know from one of the things that he's about to introduce the right to drive this month you know you've got families who are afraid to speak out about the plight of their of their sons and daughters in jail today you know because of fear
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of prison retaliation and other activists insights i mean it catches on and they're easy because they're afraid that they might the next the battle for control of a besieged city in eastern libya is intensifying machine guns and heavy artillery are pounding. forces fighting for renegade general clearly for have to entering the coastal city from both the east and the west the trying to oust militias some link to al qaeda which have control during the four years. the largest number of refugees are fleeing the city since fighting escalated two months ago more than three hundred families who feared revenge attacks if the city falls to half dozen forces have been rescued by red crescent volunteers the aid groups appealing for safe kodos to be set up to move others to safety. the third of july had has more from tripoli. the situation in the libyan eastern city of there is going from bad to worse as street battles and fights from one street to another and from one
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building to another go on between forces loyal to libya's really good generally for have to others loyal to the dead in a protection force that is that evil arm of the group defending the city against have to his forces now have those forces have been very we'll equipped and they have been supported by egyptian and in warplanes and local sources and say that egyptian and immorality warplanes have been targeted have been targeting several areas inside the city of the net now the humanitarian situation is excessive abating and human suffering is increasing in the city especially with the siege it's taken its toll on people especially civilians in the city the city has been very short of everything including basic needs food medications and medical equipment and the red crescent members in the city of there now say that they have
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help but more than three hundred turmel is leaving the city activists from the city of there now say that they are planning to file a suit against the renegade general city for help to accusing his forces of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity and then especially after footage online have been secure lading online showing to have his forces lynching and mutilating a body of a rival fighter yet another flurry of molten modern ash from the volcano in guatemala has forced emergency teams to abandon their search for survivors they've given up hope of finding anyone else alive after last sunday's eruption killed at least one hundred people nearly two hundred are missing and thousands of homes destroyed many other sanchez reports from the disaster zone. this is one of more than one hundred thirty. of the eruption. walks in fields were blown nearly two kilometers into the sky and much of it landed in.
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spillage she and many others didn't have time to escape the barrier about there were two sons and two grandchildren died with her. in total eleven family members died. her brother in law her body was one of the last to be recovered. it was the most dramatic will click or option what the man in decades literally two hundred people remain missing more than twelve thousand others lost their homes. twenty one year old madeline the letter king and her two children are adjusting to their new life in a shelter they felt like they own a passing car in full bloom leaving everything behind our door you both of my children cried in fear and i begged god to save them so many children have died survivors have been helped by teams of social workers and volunteers children
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are showing clear signs of stress we must persevere. in their drawings they showed rocks red water like love our trees without leaves i'm not a psychologist speak and tell they are traumatized there are twenty one shelters like this house and more than ten thousand survivors have been given food and water and medical care the expectation is that they'll be here for a while experts say the danger may not yet be over apart from the volcano sick t.v. heavy rains may cause mudslides further putting at risk the lives of people in communities around the volcano. where the good team used to spew deadly clouds of. rocks and. experts say the volcano will calm down but it may take a few weeks before that happens. just i'll just see that a lot and then go what amanda pope francis has urged oil company chief executive to convert the world to clean energy they were welcomed in the vatican by the leader
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of the roman catholic church he says climate change risks global destruction and urged them to agree a long term energy strategy he says it's fundamental to solving the world's most pressing problems. i encourage you having demonstrated the aptitude for innovation and improving the lives of many people that you will use those skills in the service of two great needs in today's world the care of the poor and the environment. environmentalists in australia say they are poor the taxpayers' money is being spent to bail out the logging industry thomas reports from victoria state loggers are accused of destroying fires habitats of endangered wildlife the aftermath of logging looks brutal in fact burning ground helps regeneration those in the industry say they're committed to responsible we have a regime that i'm still balance the needs of conservation and the industry and
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regional economies and and communities but conservationists say the industry and the government that in part owns it has got the balance wrong propping up a declining industry prioritising jobs are the trees where the owners of this mill said cuts to its would supply would force it out of business the state government paid tens of millions of dollars to keep it going you can look at. investing in a strong industry and a community that's had a rich heritage in supplying the till but that is built our towns. it's a heritage though it's been at the cost of forests and the creatures that rely on them in the two hundred years since european colonization most of southeastern australia as old as trees have been lost in victoria central highlands only about one percent of the mountain ash trees are more than a century old that matters because the oldest trees on the stumps of big dead ones
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developed hollow areas that animals like the now critically endangered leadbeater possums live in conservationists with night vision equipment look for them in areas about to be logged every sighting of their biggest possum that we get there's a two hundred made a protection buffer against logging all the oldest trees and big dead ones as opposed to be off limits to this is an example of what's called a dead hollow bearing tree that has been protected all the younger living trees that would have stood all around it have been felled but it's been left alone environmentalist don't think anything like enough trees have been in this entire log area it's the only one that's been left standing there are completely burnt out stumps of similar trees nearby but researches say exclusion zones around individual animals and preserving just the very oldest trees does not go far enough they want large scale protection of middle age seventy or eighty year old trees too that is
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their next old growth forest i've got another fifty years before they start becoming a whole logically mature we need some of those trees to be very or growth forest that would mean excluding much bigger areas from logging economically and politically that could hurt andrew thomas al-jazeera in australia as victoria's central highlands. opposition supporters and democratic republic of congo have rallied in support of exiled opposition leader why sick comes ahead of an election in december which could end president joseph kabila seventeen years in power could soon be seen as a leading opposition candidate in the vote fintan monahan reports. thousands gathered to hear the man they believe is the democratic republic of congo's best hope for change but moyes could tumbi hasn't set foot in the country for more than
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two years in this video message sent from exile he promised to unite the opposition and bring an end to the rule of longtime leader joseph dabo to ease it out. if this was a demonstration to everyone showing that moyes is alive and is preoccupied with the situation of all congolese and also to say that we have a project which can properly resolve all these problems we want to transform the congo and restore was quite nice but also we want to unify the congolese people the support today about people is showing that we will overcome. the fled the d r c in two thousand and sixteen when prosecutors accused him of hiring foreign mercenaries one month later he was sentenced to three years in prison for real estate fraud he denies all the charges against him as promising to return for a presidential run. president joseph kabila has ruled that the r.c. for seventeen years his term in office officially ended in december twenty sixth dean but elections have been repeatedly delayed was brought out of the protesters
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are accusing him of trying to hang on to power the constitution bars him from seeking a third term but could be still hasn't confirmed that he won't run again elections are now separate december but whoever emerges as leader will have major challenges to deal with more than a million people have been forced from their homes in eastern province as the military battles armed groups. the chaos has left nearly eight million people on the verge of starvation. the opposition are optimistic but there's still a great deal of uncertainty. to be returned so it's also still unknown it could be will seek to hold on to power or the election will be delayed once again. al-jazeera two more people have been killed in anti-government protests in nicaragua both young men died from gunshot wounds rights groups accuse the government of using paramilitaries against the demonstrators protesters demand the
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resignation of president daniel ortega at least one hundred thirty seven have been killed in violence since mid april as efforts by the catholic church to mediate in the crisis have so far failed hundred thousand government supporters in romania of march against what they say are anti corruption prosecutors have accused the accuse of having too much power tapping phones and wrongly targeting fraud suspects critics of the ruling social democratic party said the rally was aimed at intimidating judges and the president who supports the fight against corruption. the world cup kicks off on thursday in russia nigeria's football players are hoping to compete without the issues of pay impacting their performances during the last world cup in brazil the team became embroiled in a pay dispute that made interest reports from port harcourt. nigeria's super hugo's training hard for the year's world cup in russia. the focus is on winning in
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advancing in the biggest sporting event in the world. i dispute over salaries and bonuses caused to control a seizure in the last world cup in brazil four years ago officials here say that was a turning point we sat down with the players of the cups in a new way the course and agree clearly what is your bonus for this what's been in the world cup already we agree on the me they're going to put a front but i'm sure money is now. does that qualify and when i was with the work on that so many had i been put aside officials say the players were paid two point eight million dollars for qualifying. team officials say they want to avoid a repeat of what happened in a previous well crop in two thousand and fourteen when nigerian players refused to train ahead of their match the promised prompt payment allowance just this time a promise but officials are field to keep in the past. some players say with a signed agreement their pay worries are put aside for now the focus is on the task
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at hand fighting their way out of a well they're considered the underdogs we like where we've been placed we don't want to be one of the favorites i think this will give the team a bit more motivation to prepare to try to prove that you know the critics the prove people wrong that we can actually do much better i think we can do so. jerald to play in argentina. and iceland as a try to advance from the group stages many will be watching to see if indeed full of issues and players have learned lessons from twenty fourteen. i'll just point out. the top stories on al-jazeera north korean leader kim jong un has arrived in singapore ahead of choose a historic summit with u.s. president donald trump thanked the singapore and prime minister is said known for
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his help in organizing the talks saying the entire world is watching france's war and that fits of anger cannot dictate international cooperation so after donald trump abruptly rejected a joint statement by the g seven leaders summit ended in disarray with trump accusing the canadian prime minister of weak and dishonest statements. battle for eastern libya is intensifying forces fighting for renegade general khalifa haftar say they will seize control of within days within three hundred families have been rescued by red crescent volunteers the aid groups appealing for safe kowtows to be set up to move others to safety and women's rights activists is under arrest in saudi arabia for showing her support on social media for another woman detained on wednesday amnesty international says ten activists have been arrested recently including at least seven women some had pushed for the lifting of the ban on women
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drivers that'll happen on june the twenty fourth after the first licenses have been issued state media is accused of activists being foreign agents yet another flow of molten modern ash is being spewing from the volcano in guatemala at these one hundred people died in last sunday's eruption with nearly two hundred missing emergency teams have given up hope of finding anyone else alive thousands of others have been left homeless. pope francis is urged oil company chief executives to convert the world to clean energy they were welcomed in the vatican by the leader of the roman catholic church he says climate change risks global destruction and urge them to agree a long term energy strategy he says it's fundamental fundamental to solving the world's most pressing problems. one hundred thousand government supporters in rumania of marched against what they say are beauties by anti corruption prosecutors accuse of having too much power tapping phones and wrongly targeting
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fraud suspects. those are the headlines the news continues but first it is inside story. shaping the world order china host the shanghai cooperation organization. canada russia is also a major player in the ukraine eight countries which include some of the largest populations on the planet so how much power does the organization wield this inside story.
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of the program i'm at the top of mix messaging from russia and china appears to be drawing ever closer in an alliance there at the forefront of the two day shanghai cooperation organization eight countries seeking to expand economic and strategic links with some of their neighbors where president vladimir putin's already announced new trade and investment agreements with his chinese counterpart xi jinping is calling the russian leader his best friend reports from beijing. a friendship medal for russian president vladimir putin awarded for what china says is putin's outstanding contribution to china's development. it's a sign of ever closer ties between the two men and the two countries both announced several business deals including a joint investment fund in projects in china and russia the closer relationship
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comes at a time when tensions with the u.s. have increased both the russians and chinese have been sidelined from tuesday's planned summit between trump and kim jong il despite that both are keen to show they retain influence over north korea. and i see. we talked about the korean peninsula issue russia and china both want to see the korean peninsula and north east asia enjoy the peace we are happy to see that the current negotiation process between the d.p. r. k. and the u.s. is in the framework of the roadmap initiated by russia and china in recent communications pyongyang confirmed to us it will carry out constructive corporation in the denuclearization. a close ally its benefits both russia and china russia is accused of meddling in trump's election and faces sanctions for annexing crimea. chinese and american negotiators are trying to avoid a trade war and china has been criticized and challenged by the u.s.
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for its increasingly aggressive moves in staking territorial claims in the south china sea. the meeting between china and russia displays of friendship between she and put it all in the words of the russian president in the spirit of overarching strategic partnership a partnership between countries that the u.s. calls economic rivals the agreement signed on friday go a long way in strengthening that partnership florence. beijing. well the shanghai cooperation organization has eight members as and four observe the states as well as china and russia the other countries a cousin stand kyrgyzstan to take a stand and is back of fun as well as the newest members india and pakistan as we mentioned north korea is a major concern so is the us withdrawal from the iran nuclear deal iran is one of the observer states and is seeking for membership for the organization and so as of ghana stand president of ghana has called for more economic and security support
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from the s.c. and the shanghai organizations being seen as a platform for india and pakistan to engage with each other over their disputes including kashmir china's massive belton road construction project is also up for discussion the trade plan spans more than sixty countries in asia the middle east you have and africa boss india refuses to be a part of it well let's bring in our guests now from singapore by skype is graham on the web a research fellow at the s. rajaratnam school of international studies from beijing china tangan a china political analyst who advises the chinese government on economic and development issues and from new delhi by skype is job and jacob associate editor of china report very warm welcome to all of you mr tag and let me start with you there are a lot of important issues many of which are also being discussed at the g. seven summit in canada where there is a lot of discord because of u.s. president donald trump's trade policies how is that disunity being viewed in china
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. well quite frankly it's not just china it's around the world i mean you have a tale of two summits one is full of strife and discord strife between the members and twitter tirades and then also issues about trade on the other side you seem to have a very well organized well oiled gathering in china headed by china but part of this as c.e.o. grouping and for the first time pakistan and india there and it's going to be a very interesting event mr webb what do you all thought say you as optimistic as mr tang and could this be a basis for an alternative to the traditional willed order that's represented by the seven countries meeting in canada do you think. well perhaps that remains to be seen i still think that the shanghai cooperation organization still has
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a lot of things to work out taking into account the relationships within the organization between countries in particular china and india have only been able to forge closer ties of late has or hasn't always been the case the story of any seventeen between china and india was quite different until we saw the meetings between prime minister narendra modi and president presidency changing the course of this year only of late and me india and pakistan also have outstanding issues with each other not least because of kashmir but also because of other issues as well that are outstanding the china pakistan economic record of for example is something that is a flaw on india's side and saw where as well as you it does have a lot of promise perhaps in some sort of alternative mechanism one could argue the same time this is still an organization that has it's all in attentions and you know and issues that have to be worked out in order for it to go in some sort of cohesive direction and make
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a contribution to regional order and little bit talking about all of the issues that you raised in more detail in the program that message take of what do you think of the sort of emerging proximity that fragged developing between these countries china russia and india is it a good start to work on some of the world's major issues right now and not just the ones between those countries. well russia and the leaders of the chinese media you know all well what they get now. and this they just should not be india and pakistan to be a c.e.o. well yes you know looks good right now in comparison to the seven right now because all trump is going on just that. but on the issue of those nights but all that he represents the commonality of values is much easier it is much more broader vision than the us you know and you mentioned i think that
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it's about challenges that yes you know and to use the base being of those that we're not looking at the c.e.o. or or you know pakistan who thought that he had i think wants to meet scholars talk about that but eleven if you want to get you shouldn't this. it's all this is not you know the indians are getting c.d.'s you know if you or other leaders organizations. you know you go into it. so perhaps there won't be much progress on the issue between india and pakistan but what about china's quaked one belt one road project that india has been opposed to because of one of the one of the elements of the project is going through disputed the china pakistan economic corridor or do you think that we can expect any progress mr jacob on that
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issue because this is such a key. plan for china so i think the position. the government position is that this. well i think that it is up and so the opposition is still very strong but. you know they'll be a. part of the seals agenda. and i mean there's no running away from it. and the iraqis will have to find a way to deal with it and if you look at the record last year or even as late as early this year in europe will simply not sign on to anything that. what are you know all the forums you know it was an opportunity for conversations on the say. maybe. we. used to call it you know right some sort of project or it
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measures big eventually people from the it's ok so the way of knowing you know. going to get back to started or other nations as well right so we will wait to see how much progress they can make on china's one belt one road project when india might not necessarily agree to some parts of that plan one things to tang and let me bring you in now one issue that these countries do seem to agree on is iran and the iran nuclear deal and not imposing sanctions against the country this is going to be iranian president hassan rouhani as that is his first foreign trip since the u.s. pulled out of that iran nuclear deal do you think that we can expect these countries not just china india and russia which make up you know three of the world's biggest economies three in the top ten but also the other central asian
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countries can we expect them to continue to do business with iran. absolutely i don't think they'll be any change i think russia china and india are all in favor of this as are the majority of the g. seven i think it's a really a six six versus one right now but you know i want to go back and touch upon a point that was made about the belton road initiative in order for india to come into its own it needs jobs and infrastructure and i think modi and she are putting together and realizing that they can work together and be far more powerful the fact is that they control forty five forty percent of the world's population and are the fastest growing a couple large economies in the world and together they could change the way that everything is done today previously we've always looked towards capital to make the
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rules but when the capital sixty percent of which is in europe and the united states has to make investments it has to choose places where the money can grow and that right now is india and china and i think you're going to see them cooperating out of mutual interests that does not mean that india will abandon its strategic security relationship and chips with the united states but it does mean that they're going to make their own path as they go through this so you are much more positive than about the india china relationship going forward and also a positive that all of these countries will continue to do business with iran and instant. web what do you think these countries going to risk facing us sanctions to do business with iran. also doing this is a very interesting issue it remains to be seen what what the issue on iran's membership is going to be. as your country's boat.

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