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tv   Inside Story 2018 Ep 173  Al Jazeera  June 23, 2018 2:32pm-3:00pm +03

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on september sixth one nine hundred seventy the popular front for the liberation of palestine or p f l p forced the jordanians hand. it hijacked airliners belonging to swiss air and t.w.a. eight and forced them to land at a disused runway in the jordanian desert known as dawson's fear and. a third hijacking of an israeli aircraft was thwarted midair with one hijacker killed and the other captured. the plane landed in london and the hijacker layla khalid was taken into custody. then at the f.l.b. member in bahrain hijacked a british airliner and forced it to fly to dawson's field to join the other two hijacked planes. this spectacular act of air piracy was masterminded by a senior b f l b leader called where the a hundred and. the b f l b n was born from
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the remnants of the arab nationalist movement and headed right towards us it adopted a revolutionary marxist doctrine when the hundred was one of its co-founders he had become a mastermind of airline hijacking. beginning in one thousand nine hundred sixty eight hundred had put his theories of revolutionary violence into practice by hijacking several israeli and western aircraft but the multiple hijacking in one hundred seventy was his most important feed to date it required meticulous even scientific planning the end never shut it off during the planning stages when he had sent in g.'s and surveyors to those on field they had returned with a recommendation that their own way could handle more than jets. what yeah dad has shit or atilla mike and yet he can yeah keep been up but i had to get done what the i had that spoke in charge or he was obviously the man in charge he told our chief of staff to pull the jordanian tops back he added that if we didn't comply he would immediately blow up the planes within seconds and he emphasized that in english by
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saying i mean it. i remember this clearly. on september twelfth the p.f. lp removed the passengers and blew up the planes. with his hold on power rapidly disintegrating king hussein formed the military cabinet to finally deal with the anarchy in his country. the cabinet included intelligence officers are now on a board get it if it got a letter directly when the military cabinet was formed on september sixteenth i became minister of information it was told me i would be the principal negotiator with the palestinians he said we would scare them into coming to the negotiation table he never said anything about driving them out of door to. prime minister was peter's conciliatory approach did not win the day the jordanian army had other plans and deployed in full force into the streets of amman jordan other cities
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vicious street battle soon erupted between army troops and palestinian groups fighting for their lives the fifth day you put up a stiff resistance in the face of a jordanian army bent on exacting revenge for all the humiliations it had endured at the hands of the us casualties mounted with the palestinians estimating that around four thousand people were killed most of them civilians in iraq where many. civilians bear the brunt of urban warfare we estimate that we lost around nine hundred and fifty fighters in black september and as for the civilians at a fight exaggerate. sensei's around ten thousand died but the real figure is around forty five thousand civilians killed. in the region out of anger mounted at what was perceived as an attempt at liquidating the palestinian liberation movement promises of military assistance to the palestinians from iraqi forces stationed in jordan failed to materialize in. the iraqi forces stationed in
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jordan when non-sale to assist the palestinians their duty was to aid the defense of jordan against israel they did the lives of palestinians down while iraq kept its forces out of the fighting the rival bathurst government in damascus sought to intervene syria mobilized its armed forces and sent them into jordan to support the p.l.o. fighters however syrian defense minister half of the i said refused to provide air cover to the advancing syrian army king hussein contemplated the unsavory option of requesting israeli air support in a bid to beat back the syrian advance first the israelis agreed to mobilize their forces to get the syrians attention. and then and that's all they did actually but they were ready to use the their air force if requested. we managed to get the message back to them that the king doesn't want you to go in on the ground we don't
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want you to mobilizations fine don't do anything until we say to that is get ready to act if necessary but don't do anything and as you probably know this was a dramatic moment. king hussein used his own air force and. stood down the syrian air force he knew that the israelis might go into action if the syrian air force acted on the ladder here that can. and you can put on a mock of half of that as a kilometer. i'm not sure what the determining factor was for us. was it his relationship with the jordanian regime or was internal power struggle within syria or did it have anything to do with the threats he was getting from the americans and israelis not to intervene he was aware of all of this and he may have used the circumstances to his advantage because shortly afterwards he mounted a coup to tell and came to power as a position at this time would be
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a precursor to his future split with yasser arafat the palestinians were now on the run. an arab league delegation headed by sudanese president johnson to marry and including kuwait defense minister ship. arrived in the jordanian capital and managed to whisk besieged out to cairo. there at eleven of. the arab delegation came to our man they dressed arafat in kuwaiti robes and smuggled him out check sad was a hero on september twenty seventh one thousand seven hundred nasr brokered the cease fire agreement which was signed by artifact and get closer to. the following day nasser died leaving the palestinians without their.
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i thought the hussein signed a further agreement regulating the presence of palestinian fighters in georgia but some palestinians refused to accept the deal. they remained collapse and in july one thousand seventy one king hussein continued his attack on. the jordanian army overran the remaining p.l.o. bases in positions forcing the palestinians to capitulate. some palestinian fighters chose to give themselves up to israeli forces across the river jordan rather than surrender to what they viewed as a grim fate at the hands of the duties. and so forth the palestinians would term the events that led to their expulsion from jordan as black september. the p.l.o. had held sway over large areas of jordan now it was dress formed into
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a broken movement in search of a sanctuary. one affect us leaders otherwise known as abu iyad was determined that the p.l.o. remain a force to be reckoned with despite the defeat in jordan. and tom a man i'm with him. little guy apple yet gathered a group of us and said you have to prove to the world that the revolution has survived. but we must show the world the long arm of the revolution. the beyond announced the birth of a new group which came to be known as the black september organization taking its name from the conflict with georgia. in november nine hundred seventy one at an out of the finance minister's council in cairo black september struck its first blow. the target was this man the jordanian prime minister was done on palestinians accused of responsibility for their expulsion from the. government nothing
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has ever been on it and if that was one of our group decided to assist and it was by any means possible. there were four of us in the hit team i was under the command of and abbas and seller. they ordered us to go to egypt it was sunday november twenty eighth one thousand nine hundred seventy one the three of us waited for was fit in the lobby of the cato charlatan. as soon as he entered the hotel we opened fire on him we shot him fourteen planes then we gave ourselves up. that was the plan that we were to kill him and then go to try to gain maybe exploit . the role that yasser arafat played in forming black september and planning its operations has always been open to conjecture today al jazeera can finally reveal the truth. out of five new everything.
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he wasn't a guitar player he was the leader of the revolution and the canister. that the film mob. used to act in concert with arafat when we were preparing for an operation in jordan arafat came to our camp that didn't meet with us then came by helicopter and met with us while arafat was in another room in the camp he didn't want to meet with us but later on he denies it us on. the assassination of tel was just the opening shot of the black september organisation . a more dramatic operation was carried out the following year at an event chosen by the palestinians because they knew the whole world would be watching.
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at the one nine hundred seventy two munich olympics black september operatives infiltrated the olympic village killing two israeli athletes and seizing another eleven as hostages. the kidnappers demanded a prisoner swap and the plane to fly them out of western. holding the hostages at gunpoint the kidnappers were transported by bus to an air base and then flown by helicopter to an airfield where two of them were shot dead by german snipers. when they went to inspect the aircraft. german authorities claimed another of the kidnappers then lobbed a hand grenade into the helicopter killing all of the israeli hostages to this day one of the principal planners of the operation remains under can't. tell the khattala the wild gesture levels where they are the hostages were all army
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officers we killed only army officers who were dressed in sports track suits the israelis kill unarmed civilians we did not murder children or unarmed civilians but two months before munich the israelis bombed the school killing children so the world must have a more balanced outlook. further acts of violence ensued grabbing the world headlines. in march of one nine hundred seventy three black september gunmen stormed a diplomatic reception at the saudi arabian embassy and. the siege ensued which ended when the gunmen executed the american ambassador to sudan his deputy and the belgian chargé d'affaires. at the classified u.s. state department cables stated the operation was carried out with the full knowledge and authority of yasser arafat the report also stated one of the primary
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goals of the operation was to strike at the united states because of its efforts to achieve a middle east peace settlement which many arabs believe would be inimical to palestinian interests. by the end of one nine hundred seventy three the p.l.o. leaders had decided that the black september organization had outlived its usefulness. in the aftermath of the october one nine hundred seventy three war a new political climate had emerged yes a lot of fat now recognize that there was a limit to what military action could achieve and that the palestinians must present an acceptable political program to the world if their liberation movement was to achieve its goals. defeat in jordan and a series of headline grabbing acts of violence had ensured the survival of the palestinian revolution but damaged it in the eyes of the world. decided that from now on the gun would only support but not supplant his political agenda. but the spoon was not shared by other palestinian factions nor did it prove
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realistic as the p.l.o. was soon drawn into a civil war in a neighboring arab country. the time had come for the p.l.o. to seek a new and peaceful solution. pursuing a path of diplomacy but what was to turn their agreed book draw from lebanon into one of the most risky civilian massacres of modern times women children jews we couldn't believe our see chronicling the term story of the struggle for a pounced upon our. history of a revolution on al-jazeera. al-jazeera is a very important fourth of information for many people around the world when all the cameras are gone i'm still here go into areas that nobody else is going to talk to people that nobody else is talking to and bringing that story to the forefront.
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resources. now long held resentment it's a turn in violent with deadly consequences you cannot use that as an excuse to go. overshoe the facts people in power travels to south america to discover the finds of the future and algis of the. heart has i'm sick end of the top stories are defiant donald trump is sticking to his zero tolerance policy on immigration despite the effect they're having on young children alan fischer reports from washington. one mother the pain of
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separation over seven year old darwin was taken from beata may hear me here at the border in arizona. we come from guatemala no after more than a month she could finally hold him again she sued the government for some return and won the case but i started crying when i saw him because he's the only child i have i think god because i have him here with me he's now sad but nobody's going to separate us again. but though donald trump signed an executive order halting the separation of children from the families thousands still face the pain of separation and no one knows when they will be reunited the executive order president trump does not solve the problem we still face the reality of at least twenty three hundred of these young children who have been separated and there is nothing said nothing about what we're going to do to reunite them or to take care of them during this period of time though trump started the day with
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a series of tweets arjan republicans to ditch plans to pass new immigration legislation saying republicans should stop wasting their time on immigration until after we elect more senators and congress men women in november this just days after he demanded congress sort the problem out. then removed that so-called angel families people who had relatives killed by undocumented migrants these are the american citizens permanently separated from their loved ones highlighting he's not backing away from his hard line immigration stance one central square one safety in a country we want strong borders we want people to come in but we want them to come in the proper way. on friday protesters surrounded the home of homeland security secular christian nielsen and put a full volume recording of children after they have been separated from the parents of the border it's been a difficult week for donald trump but with no deal on immigration in sight
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a new clarity of what no needs to happen on the border next week isn't looking good either how in fish or al-jazeera washington hundreds of civilians in yemen are fleeing the port city of her day that the united states is urging the saudi erotic coalition to hold its bombing campaign in its calling on a coalition to allow the u.n. to manage the ports instead of force a hundred rebels may be willing to accept a deal. at least eighty nine people were injured as hundreds of palestinians helped protest along the israel gaza border on friday it was part of weekly demonstrations against israeli occupation more than one hundred twenty palestinians have been killed by israeli fire since border protests began in march the international criminal court has given me and maher month to respond to accusations it forcibly deported hundreds of thousands of ranger me am our soldiers are accused of carrying out a campaign of violence more than seven hundred thousand re-injure fled their homes
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and crossed the border into bangladesh in what the un has called ethnic cleansing myanmar has until july twenty seventh to reply police in india are questioning several suspects after the gang rape of five female charity workers in a remote region in the east the women were abducted while performing a play on highlighting human trafficking before being raped at gunpoint. the united states has indefinitely suspended several military training exercises with south korea the announcement comes after trump a north korean leader kim jong un met at a summit in singapore trump promised to suspend the exercises in south korea in return for the north taking steps towards denuclearization. a un report says the rule of law in venezuela is now in their words virtually absent from the government linked to more than five hundred killings over
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a two year period the report says extrajudicial killings are being carried out with impunity those are the headlines that witnesses next. they look at this one as the nobel and. the same. would have been insanity and if he. was
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a lot of money you have to let them know you. can see and if you know. we will decide who comes to this country and the circumstances in which they come. we just. continues sending a signal to the rest of the world that this is a nation will be easy just tonight. this has to die can send a very clear message to a solemn seekers who are contemplating risking a voyage. and that message very clearly is diet risk it doesn't give your money to people smuggler because you will not be better off. i make absolutely no apology whatsoever for taking a hard line on illegal immigration to australia. what the australian people
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elected us to do was to stop the fags. this is a national emergency we've got to treat it as such.
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i was and so is i'm saying. i mean it was intentional and. i've given away that's been i mean i think. that people looking for those fixes. that they would need. ten. that people have already been there five. four hundred five hundred days. i didn't know they'd be so many security personnel.
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but it feels militarized. a friend of mine called me and told me hey that hiring people to read. you're interested in the sausages and i thought yeah yeah i guess i am so if she gave me this number and she got the number for facebook i'd leave it on and i called this number and said i'd like to go to my room and the woman said she went to live. i was a student at mcrae any in sydney and i joined the salvation army society on facebook and they posted an ad about good to a canary and at the time they made it sound like really nice that. they made it sound like it was just a two week kind of holiday you could bring your friends along. and two to three
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days a dozen never it was two of my best friends from school a wide range of people and though you know eighteen year old university students retirees and anything that we had in common was that none of us had experience working with refugees before. i can't stress enough the remoteness of the location and. it's in the middle of the pacific ocean . it's an island of ten thousand people and takes twenty minutes to drive around the island it's extremely hot. humid and. artist how poor the island is. in the strength of mccombs the non-government and so we're going to a few billion dollars over the next seventy years to has a few thousand asylum seekers for
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a failing economy like never i can imagine it would seem like a very. good option. on my first day we went up to the town. the salvation army gave us a very small briefing and said go out and help them and. and and be their friends. a lot of people were really confused when they first arrived in that. i remember one particular intake a lot of the members saying to me where are we i thought this was part of this trial here. so it was up to us to tell them that no you know didn't hear me not really. but if my very vivid memories
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was a sign being on the wall that said stuff would have to be trained how to use a hoffman's knife. when i asked what a hoffman's knife was it was the knife used to cut people down when they found hanging. quite quickly i started to realize that i had set myself to a place which i never would have gone. the day be prime minister of public to me and i were announcing a major in. to combat the scourge of people smuggling. now all the asylum seekers who arrived in australia by boat will have no chance of being settled in australia as refugees if they're found to be genuine refugees they'll be
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resettled in papa new guinea. some. of the christmas and. all are only one. she told us briefly you came after nineteen september so you never come to australia you have to go to papa new guinea. alone up and we were on. the yacht and. there were two guards they grab your hands. they put you in the airplane. he put us on and speakers in chairs and in the first they put one guard.
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with. my fishing. on the night when. she forest management approach me to go up there in
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a training role. to try and expect stuff. in the position of safety and security officer. odds i've known users of prison officer. the only people that i had experience with was criminal world. and. one of the worst accommodations a world war two have made of team on a concrete floor. one hundred twenty two banks in this shade. it was discussed in. the odo was disgusting. a disk couldn't believe i was looking at the mizen. letters about it
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yelled. the man love had loved him behind gates. those faces open faces on the ground. men didn't have enough clothes. men didn't have shoes they didn't have enough drinking water there was malaria most sickness disease infection. the message is simple. if you come to australia illegally by bugs there is no way you will ever make this tried to harm. the act of seeking asylum is not illegal because it's a rot. it's a rock that arises under the universe to the russians in the us and it's also our rock that iran's sunda
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a range of international human rights treaties such as the griffin she's convention . it was an understanding between countries that when people was seeking protection from persecution that they could cross a border i could see protection. and destroy this on up towards the strait he said. yes we decide who comes into this country and we decide by signing this convention that we'll let refugees come here. and we'll let them come as they come everywhere else in the world we'll let him come i see. it's quite obvious that you can't just set out to send it over. and it's not
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supposed to be a holiday. but it took about six weeks i think for them to start to degrade mentally. you're. not going to. be here. around. here for. the last two years. and i am sure you bring. the whole concept of indefinite detention is this idea that there is no progress.
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if you have a criminal history you say you've committed a crime your punishment is two years in jail. when you've got this three sentences prison and you can count down the days. for these men they didn't have them. and they're seeing daily self harm. for a day. i saw men cut their stomach open with glass. and one man take a fluorescent light to bend beatty himself across the head and stabbed himself.
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men suffocating them so men stitching their lips. men some one men stitches islet they incredibly traumatize from with coming from what they seeking asylum from and they've been really traumatized. by their current situation. their families are separated and they stay noyo prospect of them ever being reunited. they see no hope for the future. when he learns of a. plan but. i'm
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still. going to. the one. with the. power. how would. you do that have the thought that the little you know them all. you need to know that this is the you know. it will add it in a way to. the deterioration amongst all the asylum seekers no matter what their age is probably what hardest.
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children have to be in detention according to government policies because terrence . in the tension of the time. may develop a ranch or a disorder. as a book. or not you know from charities terror dissipate and enormous its activities that children require for development. and then i have parents who are. sick as well who end up helping out with the parents of. very young babies in detention who are not fading probably not going why. to strive is a medical term soul is really what you are. but it's considered the price it's required to stop but. let's you know.
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the use of light i.d.'s as names is rampant. children will. drawn with their. children. to their friends but id. their own names if. they they. actually. feel any guilt or the any guilt to one of them but. none whatsoever and they owe the root thirteen year old. male the most compassionate thing you can do is stop the bad we have to stop the bad.
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for some time that they were being persistent and would get actions of serious physical and sexual abuse of children and women cost right in there were. after a very long time this led to the government sitting up an inquiry. which ultimately ended up with what's called the must report. if a sexual as behavior is among the. kids touching. or touching other kids in a sexualized then. they
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are. under five. trained to investigate. very early.
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in. the room came to take an. outstanding out the door of his room. and i wasn't afraid i wasn't worried. security guards walked over to where he was. against the wall. every metal bed frame and punched him to unconsciousness. eventually i was interviewed by a pin j police. they shut the door behind me and they threatened me and told me that i should change my statement. they gave me all of the other witness statements
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that were by g. fresh and salvation army manages who saw exactly what i saw and had written something completely different. so i changed my statement to say that the facts only pushed him i didn't know what to do at that time to get out of situation i was really scared. we recognize that our border protection policy is top. we recognize many would see it as harsh but it has been proven to be the only why to stop those deaths it's very.
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the argument is that we've got a right to. put refugees through hell on the children through hale because it will stop people dying better that they be mashed up in a room and mama saw and the diet see. and the deaths are cool. but i think he's profoundly critical profoundly hypocritical to climb the policies that are being pursued at the moment by these trends in government. continentally humanitarian because they stop the stance. on counting the cost a stronger dollar spells trouble ahead for developing market economies digital addicks we look at how the tech industry uses human psychology plus the fight for
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control of libya's oil president. counting the cost on al jazeera. july on al-jazeera in a new series of head to head maddie hasson tackle the big issues with hard hitting questions mexico is getting ready for a general election what direction will the country take as it struggles with drug violence and economic instability. people in power continues to examine the use and abuse of power around the world as the world cup in russia nears it and we'll bring you stories from on and off the pitch of the world's most viewed sporting events on television and online the stream continues to tap into the extraordinary potential of social media to disseminate news. july on al-jazeera. it was a war that united egypt and syria are against israel but in the heat of the battle
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that different agendas soon became apparent as a told me that his dream was to avenge to see tonight a sixty seven when president sadat came to power he told us just give me ten centimeters of land in the east the second of a three part series the israeli population were told that their troops were on the west bank of the su is going to explore the second week of the war in october on al-jazeera. elaborated over here and with the top stories from al-jazeera there is growing concern over whether the u.s. authorities will be able to reunite many of the migrant children separated from their parents on the u.s. mexican border president donald trump is standing firm on his immigration policy he held a news conference with victims of crimes committed by migrants. these are the stories
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that democrats and people that are weak on immigration they don't want to discuss they don't want to hear they don't want to see they don't want to talk about you know major networks sent cameras to their homes or display the images of their incredible loved ones across the nightly news they don't do that they don't talk about the death and destruction caused by people that shouldn't be here hundreds of civilians in yemen of even the port city of her data as u.s. officials urged the saudi led coalition to halt its bombing campaign on the strategically important site they're calling on the coalition to allow the u.n. to manage the port instead there are reports who see rebels say they may be willing to accept the deal. at least eighty nine people were injured as hundreds of palestinians hold protests along the israeli gaza border it was part of weekly
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demonstrations against israeli occupation the international criminal court has reportedly given me and maher just over a month to respond to accusations that it forcibly deported hundreds of thousands of ethnic writing according to reports by the guardian newspaper i.c.c. judge easily looking into allegations that mean mass soldiers carried out a campaign of violence that for seven hundred thousand out of their homes and into bangladesh meanwhile has until july the twenty seventh to prove the case is unnecessary or unlawful the police in india are questioning several suspects after the gang rape of five female charity workers in a remote region in the east the women were abducted while performing a play highlighting human trafficking before being raped at gunpoint. the u.s. has indefinitely suspended several military training exercises with south korea the announcement comes just weeks elf to donald trump from the most korean leader kim jong il and met at this summit in singapore mr trump promised to suspend the
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exercises in south korea in return for the north taking steps towards denuclearize ation those are good headlines back now to witness all season by. the tribe or account of the processing sent to on route fifteen security guards were into this three hundred eighty days broke out all the facility. ups and yes they do try to escape a couple of people. read this thing you know he's told us along. with your boss. the cops said charlie to you that say if they do decide to go we're
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going to go and says the cops interesting people get stuff they do bad if the charlie to gether very good says the cops then you'll pee is. three over. three the father is your partner. from something happens this is the cops and the anyway it away with as much been says and as most capacity as is the become an authorized officer yes he's a crook so he said what to do and you yeah i want to sit in the room and tell me to have been. prepared to. believe something. i. don't think i. i. think
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a. very this was. a. pita and i'm having them. with this story. with. the good.
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old one hundred asylum seekers have been transferred into police custody off to the boats which caused sixteen billion dollars damage. for two nights running is being chaos and disorder on my song and the government says last thoughts on wrist began with demonstrations. very strong suggestions from officials. because this was an attack from outside the detainee's in cyber attacks by paying j.p.l. a sissy assertion and also angry locals with machetes and other weapons of the maybe even temple was shot though their pilots
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a very difficult to what i went through at the moment i don't care if your guys report last night i heard a green blackout of this and that and it. was during. my time i want to invest in the time when the president didn't change oil to the high jump home job. your home should be here as a negotiating team as agreed on that assigned me out in how we should care starting there you should be sure. and child are nonsense. when the roy what's happened defenses was pushed by look to the inside. to know john through their teeth you might. have to look good a machine. to push the. raft himself to a fence a million wouldn't she mused the question in few minutes of the bestial.
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would appreciate every other mutual injury chat to them to get off to town short. to morta. but i want to know which but i was. pretty much. the veil of secrecy over the man asylum detention center was partially lifted today with a report released by the government into the february riots at the p. and g. center immigration minister scott morrison joins us when he read the account of reza berati his death it's very detailed his skull was shattered he was beaten with sticks and kicked in the head by more than ten officers a strain in some locals did you have even a moment of doubt about the morality of offshore detention centers what occurred that night was criminal there was a terrible tragic and distressing incident that took place that night as you said in your introduction.
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i can't think. now it's all sort of you has come. to move on from within the past i'm sure. my. time there you're on a mere hunch it's not that good you. can do magic when we don't have one.
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but who. do you want to push. me this with i'm sure most feel about this other part close look at me thank you. if them all of. them were done with open arms well. you know when to quit which is maggie. who. is a little beach. but you're. going to be. a twenty four year old aronian asylum seeker has died in a brisbane hospital tonight after his family agree to have his life support machines which stop. hammad because they are was pronounced branded earlier this
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week after reportedly suffering blood poisoning from an infected court you saw them think it was flying from an asylum to brisbane last week scott morrison says the immigration department we're here for medical treatment for. myself in two of my colleagues very explicitly about medical concerns. in particular infection starting in the feet. then a couple months later humming because a still died of an infection starting in his foot and we had already told them months before and that's documented day time when everything what we had said is transcribed we had a senate inquiry into the death of reza berati and i don't see anything changing. i don't know what can help the man in man is found. all the people in mary.
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we are telling the paper what's happening that nothing's changing. destroying minister for immigration and border protection i've recorded this message to provide some important information you will know by now the plans are well on the watch for the first group of refugees to travel and settle in cambodia cambodian settlement presents a great opportunity for refugees to move forward and begin the next phase of their lives in a country that is free from persecution. history is now in a refugee partnership with cambodia. even on pain the deals being done astray is provided a forty million dollars down payment an additional. refute g.'s from newbury would
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be voluntarily since here in the month see his. buddies to take part and will be moving to one of southeast asia's poorest nations where the average wage is less than one hundred dollars a month the cambodia deal shows that a strike you can spend any amount of money doing pretty much anything to asylum seekers and these trying him people will accept that because. we don't want you here. i want to make it very clear to all the refugees and transpiration in the room that you will not under any circumstances be settling in australia. this is not an option that they strike out with or ever present.
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the current options for refugees on the road. i raise it to live in the community there temporarily to go to cambodia or to return hime the real prosecute the persecution. people that say marriage means a good. you get. very high. really because. they have no travel. they have.
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a live. you have to. leave behind. when you get out of. a lot of the women are very scared to go into the community.
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and the rule of government has declared that the detention center will become an audience and twenty four hours per day seven days per week from today it is all the saddam sake is an el freeze a move around the island they wield a. ruse promising it will finalize all remember if you do claims will be the next week hundreds will have to integrate into the tiny islands populi said. and the astounding government dante decided to get things papal as they released into the narrow communities particularly given that we men and children sixty seven
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allegations of child abuse thirty three claims of rights and sexual assault can the australian government guarantee. the government will the coins old or new south wales victoria government can provide you with that guarantee for people coming out into destroying saudi. we've provided additional support through the strength it requires to mentor those poise all about rosa hope was just a guy she's with prosecutions so much of what we can provide support for. people who are returning home more now than they ever were. returning to their country of origin and then attempting to seek asylum again in a different country. nothing's changed for them in their home countries often they'll state that they are returning to extreme danger. it's really hard to hear that they feel that that's their only option. it's hard
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to feel. proud to be in this trailing citizen it's there's a lot of shame now associated with being in this trailing for myself because of the way staley's trading pay paul. i keep going back for clients and for my colleagues. you have clients when you go on your best but they do you before you're going i kind that place come back please don't forget about us please don't leave us here. so that is really hard to hear and you want to come back for them. you want something to change in me want to advocate for them and fight for them and.
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that keeps bringing me back but that feeling. gets worn down by the constant blockages you get from immigration and the lack of trained. operational wise everything i was trying to bring to the attention of management nothing's been done better. i got to a personal level move. this is going to stop and i can't stop but. i was becoming emotional and there's a lot of stress is starting to form upon me. because i voiced my opinion my only about what we were doing as an account you. are founder a handwritten note on more big suggestion that. i should shut up or somehow i
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would come to myself. and then i was to do a messy which that i continued on that the great possibility that i would be found floating. along so are going to miss tools at some stage. that scared me that really did. and i pull the pin was a nice enough. it sat with me for quite a number of months and then if i didn't speak again who was going to. get a conscience. then i was brought up wrote why. and i don't understand how you can do this to joe so. i felt that it was more turn more time i bought it was the right thing to do. people need to talk up. the need to tell
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each other what's going on. i think australians are pretty sick of being lectured to i really think australians as sick of being lectured to by the united nations particularly the tick uli given that we have stopped the butts.
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of them. down and stranded at sea about the pm says he doesn't bottling courage people to risk their lives on drugs. the prime minister has brought down rain settling anywhere on hunger asylum fracas in a strategy of defiance of praise from malaysia and indonesia for the law to be shared among the range and they are not of sites that offer the type of lane a brawl with resulting profits we simply don't know how many people are out there and they are trapped thing at a. well our one way girl is with god by hook or by crook because. that's
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a quick article and that with the deathly garnet. i get that want to go in the bait out of our.
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however for the most part dry and dusty be a good description anywhere from afghanistan right back through to iraq the bits of white here which were significant shadows and george i mean you're in turkey where there are many of them left there aren't that many of the full cost items they might run back through western turkey into cyprus and then the levantine coast next day or so but don't expect it so on shore breeze day twenty eight in beirut more of a breeze bring in the heat and the dust that's your kuwait that's the eastern side of saudi arabia to qatar and beyond but the temperature is hovering where it should
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be now low forty's not breeze is just going to persist dust you're seeing on the saudi side rather than the gulf states side is the but a cloud here that's nothing more than a bit of cloud or think but in salalah isn't on shore breeze and this is when you see a cloudy days and days if you're lucky months of drizzle and fog which is useful. not much like that for the size yes is an onshore breeze or cape town you might see more cloud the thing else is not much rain coming out of the sky daytime sunshine is generally the thing to expect to see and briefly we've got a lack of big showers through tropical africa but as you can see the forecast of the weekend they're coming back. china's kwong she province has become famous for its large number of elderly many aged one hundred or older one to one used investigates in the region hold the
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secrets to a long and healthy life one east on al-jazeera ghana stand because her house geology both mentally resources and either of her why are they so poor the measure of you guys when trying to form a government. the toughest when essentially no as in the more we would close down the more they push back we knew it was coming the question was do we sit and wait or do we surprise them with a preemptive strike on the bottom or on al-jazeera. on june twenty fourth turkish citizens will vote in one of their most significant elections in recent years the winner will take on news sweeping presidential powers approved in a referendum last year we'll have full coverage of the vote and its impact follow the turkey elections on al-jazeera. an estimated one hundred thousand
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lives cruelly ended over a century ago. a distant past not to the descendants of the sawtooth. a tale of colonialism and racial supremacy unravels in the quest for justice and recognition of the sacrifices of tribal people to maybe. scholars of my people a witness documentary on al-jazeera. the u.s. suspends joint military exercises with south korea but also extends sanctions against the no. eleven welcome my name is peter davi you're watching al-jazeera live from our
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headquarters here in doha also coming up the international criminal court gives me an mmog a deadline to respond to claims of forcibly deported rocking the muslims. thousands of children remain lost in the system as the u.s. struggles to reunite families separated by the president trumps immigration policies. and the immigrants who helped rebuild a nation britain celebrates the arrival of the windrush generation seventy years on . the united states has indefinitely suspended some military training exercises with south korea the announcement comes just weeks after the u.s. president all trump on the north korean leader kim jong il in met at a summit in singapore mr trump promised to tone down military training in south korea in return for the north taking steps towards denuclearization but he's
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extended sanctions against pyongyang for one year saying it's still pose quotes an extraordinary threat robert kelly is an associate professor in the department of political science and diplomacy at the pusan national university he joins us now on skype rather good to talk to you again is this a flip on the part of donald trump. yeah it is and in fact the north koreans told us in the run up to the states earlier in the year that they would not insist on the cancellation exercises the president nonetheless gave it away and i think that's been one of the reasons why there's been criticism of him in the u.s. press at least is that he seemed to have he seems we don't know to have given it away for nothing it's not clear if the united states or south korea got anything in exchange for but one of the consequences of doing this surely is what some military analysts were saying in the immediate off the mall of the singapore summit that the people involved in these exercises if they don't take part in these exercises they lose the skill set that they get as
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a function of these exercises yeah that's right i mean there's my my guess is that the u.s. military in south korea and the south korean military are a little bit upset with this and i don't want to speak for them obviously but i have had to guess that would be the case on the use our into these exercises is that they embraced increased interoperability between the u.s. military and south korean military south korean military is a construct army was rolls over every two years and so the argument is that you need regular drilling to make sure the two sides can work together the counterargument of course would be that the north koreans see the most provocative in this sort of unnecessary for moving into detente anyway you know if we only delay or cancel one one year it's not such a big loss that's that's sort of the argument now talking about the sanctions what will be the north korean reaction to that do you think. i my senses are probably not too much i think the north koreans about use the united states saying these kinds of things and it's not glavine actually looked at the new details myself yet but i mean that the united states can actually sanction north korea too much harder anymore anyway right in the united states has very little economic
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relationship with north korea we can go after some of their money in chinese banks but that kind of depends more on china's intervention rather than our own and if the north koreans come around to the north koreans actually do start to give us stuff as they've kind of suggested they would this year then that ultimately these things will start to fall away so my guess is the new sanctions probably won't change much the south koreans are running this now and when you talk about giving a stuff what will be the number one thing on the shopping list that kim jong un may begin to go through but i want to what everybody wants of course is missiles and nukes which the north koreans probably won't do i would be impressed if north koreans would give us just some basic information about what they have how many warheads how many missiles they have roughly where are they how much food tony and how much uranium and things like this we just don't even know those kinds of basic details because north korea and north korea so hague and they won't tell us a great deal but you know there are lots of things north koreans could do right things lighten up on human rights they could dumb stop engaging in criminal behavior you know lots and lots of things in order to prove to your hawks if you will in south korea the united states that they're serious and at some point are
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going to have to do that i mean if there is grounds are moving on this by say christmas by the time of the american midterm elections my guess is the special starts swing away from from the detente of this year robert kelly thank you. thanks a defined donald trump is sticking by his zero tolerance policy on immigration dismissing what he called phony stories of sadness and grief but the effect his stance is having on young children does remain in the spotlight now this week he signed his executive order to stop separating youngsters from their parents at the border but there is still confusion on how to reunite an estimated eighteen hundred children alan fischer now from washington. for one mother the pain of separation over seven year old darwin was taken from beata may hear me here at the border in arizona. we come from guatemala no after more than a month she could finally hold them again she sued the government for sundra tarn
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and one day when i started crying when i saw him because he's the only child i have i think god because i have him here with me he's now sad but nobody's going to separate us again. but though donald trump signed an executive order halting the separation of children from the families thousands still face the pain of separation and no one noise when they will be reunited the executive order president trump does not solve the problem we still face the reality of at least twenty three hundred of these young children who have been separated and there's nothing he said nothing about what we're going to do to reunite them or to take care of them during this period of time daughter started the day with a series of tweets arjan republicans to ditch plans to pass new immigration legislation saying republicans should stop wasting their time on immigration until after we elect more senators and congress men women in november this just days after he demanded congress sort the problem out. then we boosted so-called angel
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families people who had relatives killed by undocumented migrants these are the american citizens permanently separated from their loved ones highlighting he's not backing away from his hard line immigration stance one central square one safety in our country we want strong borders we want people to come in but we want them to come in the proper way. on friday protesters surrounded the home of homeland security secretary christian nielsen and put a full volume recording of children after they have been separated from the parents of the border it's been a difficult week for donald trump but with no deal on immigration in sight a new clarity of what no needs to happen on the border next week isn't looking good either alan fischer al-jazeera washington. well gave elizondo has more from brownsville texas on the u.s. mexican border. when this is erode tolerance policy was in acted it does not appear
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that there was given any thought to how to reunite children with their parents and we're seeing the ramifications of that now there are so many challenges primarily that there are so many government agencies involved in this the border patrol department of homeland security department of health and human services all of these agencies have a hand in trying to reunite in some way the children with the parents but there's no overarching system in place to actually make this happen also many of the children have been transported to shelters outside of texas there are some in florida some in new york as well as over ten other states this is a very difficult problem as well and many of the children young as young as eighteen months old so they can't even communicate with social workers to tell them what their name is who their parents are this is a challenge and forget that some of the parents have already been deported out of the country back to central america without their children how do you really night
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people that are in other countries that have been deported back with their kids that are here in the u.s. a huge challenge that no one seems to have an answer to the longer this goes on there's a real possibility that some of the children that are currently separated from their parents will never be reunited again with their loved ones and potentially could become orphans. the international criminal court has given me a mall one month to respond to allegations of forcibly deported hundreds of thousands of ethnic group. soldiers are accused of carrying out a campaign of violence which the un's called ethnic cleansing more than seven hundred thousand fled their homes and crossed the border into bangladesh the international criminal court has no jurisdiction and meanwhile but prosecutors argue a case could be made through bangladesh meanwhile has until july the twenty seventh to reply. well the latest crackdown on writing to muslims began last august. following attacks on police outpost in me in mass rakhine state at the time
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residents and activists reported soldiers firing indiscriminately at unarmed men women and children according to human rights watch at least three hundred sixty two running of villages were raised the military campaign escalated in the following weeks and months causing some seven hundred thousand growing get to leave most of them across the border into bangladesh in february of twenty teen the associated press released images it described as the site of a massacre and at least five undisclosed mass graves the un special rapporteur war to me in law has said violence against the bears the hallmarks of genocide and to analysts benjamin's awak he told us earlier today that the i.c.c. investigation could move forward even if meehan miles government rejects it. simply after that the the prosecutor will need to make the legal case not to the international community or via the media but to the judges of the international
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criminal court themselves and if the judges accept the legal theory accepted as being valid she will presumably move forward with her investigation in the hopes of identifying perpetrators of these grave international crimes and eventually try to prosecute them and hold them accountable but if the judges rule against her view and they just determine that they agree essentially with me at maher and they say no in fact we don't have jurisdiction over these these crimes even though they they took place both in the m.r. and in bangladesh then the i.c.c. will have no further recourse and of course we're going to themselves will have no further recourse to justice given the fact that myanmar itself has refused to hold all but a handful of perpetrators countable for these. some breaking news for you here on al-jazeera there's been an explosion in this it happened at a rally in support of ethiopia's new prime minister the state broadcaster is reporting some people have been injured in the blast we'll get more on that for you
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just assume as we can still to come on al-jazeera people even a yemeni port city is the u.s. and the u.n. the saudi and iraqi coalition to call off the battle for control. how they were big changes taking place in the weather type across a good part of europe you've probably noticed it and it's a result of this thing here which is a cold front not only eight sundry rain giving typically fifty sixty millimeters of rain in twenty four hours which is equivalent of what you get in the warm during some storms in the still hot air to the south but as i say it's a cold front so it is changing things quite significant these affect in this part of europe to the west slowly creeping in is an area of high pressure which means it
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will settle down and slowly warm up but it will take its time and the difference here is this thing go surfing up to fifteen degrees book arrestee just coming into the go to vienna was in the wall to stay at thirty two or thirty three so a big change is taking place and it's a peach sweeping sas such a bout time we get some for saturday afternoon only greece will be in the proper warm air for the match cool to feel everywhere to the north frankly if you're in germany or denmark or holland you're just wondering which month the tees whereas if you're in spain you still enjoying thirty five or thirty six anywhere in the walthall study creep back into western europe but not yet to areas for the east eighteen on sunday in vienna doesn't really affect the mediterranean a few showers maybe coming down through greece otherwise it's still fine weather.
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welcome back let's just recap our top stories for you so far today and that breaking story there's been an explosion at a rally in support of a few appears new prime minister madden at the state broadcaster is reporting a few quotes people have been injured. the u.s.
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says indefinitely suspended some military exercises with south korea in the aftermath of the summit in singapore with the north korean leader kim jong il and the president from president sanctions against pyongyang for one year saying it's still posed an extraordinary threat. and the international criminal court has given me an ma amongst to respond to accusations that forcibly deported hundreds of thousands of ethnic grouping mean mass holders are accused of carrying out a campaign of violence which the un is calling ethnic cleansing seven hundred thousand range of fled into neighboring bangladesh. stories of families being divided by migration are nothing new in guatemala its foreign ministry says nearly six thousand unaccompanied guatemalan children are in shelters around the united states many of the make the choice to travel alone in a bid to escape violence poverty and a lack of opportunities marion asuncion reports now from guatemala city. a young
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mother desperate to get back her child american officials deported un out of the store a month ago after she tried to sneak across the border and claim asylum that her eight year old son is still in the u.s. the only thing she knows for sure he says whereabouts a shelter in houston a social worker with and. colin. i saw him nervous even though he seems to be calm i know he's anxious restless and about to cry. she's spoken with him twice tried to cheer him up but she says she's terrified u.s. officials will deem her unfit. they told me they would give him up for adoption during those days in those years i was not well because they didn't give me any information about my son they took him without telling me and that was. anthony is one of four hundred sixty five guatemalan children recently separated from their families and detained as a result of the u.s.
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zero tolerance policy. on friday you are not these joint outraged in front of the u.s. embassy here demanding that the u.s. and what the government's reunite families at their plight is only one part of a much larger crisis many say the situation is not only heartbreaking but a complex family separation in central america is also voluntary out of great necessity. on friday every union between sixteen year old that mean lameness and his father had known for their mean left fifteen days ago on his own to try to reach the u.s. was caught mexican police sent him back to what the mullah here in the west getting with this is a saying of i may be sixteen but i feel i have to fight like you're sure to get ahead in life and help my father because we don't have economic resources. with a million social welfare officials say more than twenty six hundred miners who try to live on their own or deported for mexico and the u.s.
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this year alone many are united with their parents into government shelters in the country they provide them with food a bed and some psychological help meaning and seriousness but i arrive anxious because they want to see their mothers their siblings emotion up because to be seen later. you honey can't hold back her tears her boyfriend high. a lawyer in the u.s. but she hasn't heard from them she says her options now have narrowed down to praying to god and hoping that her guatemalan government official will take up her case and help her bring anthony back home many innocent just what the city. the fact the yemen's port city of data could be about to change course the united states wants the saudi coalition to stop its bombing campaign against sea rebels and the u.n. is hoping to manage the port and ease the delivery of aid but thousands of yemenis are already leaving the city. as more. fleeing to
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survive families escape the violence in her data with the few belongings they've managed to pack in just weeks nearly thirty thousand people have left they say starting again is better than being trapped in the crossfire but they are among the fortunate others can't afford to leave their you know. living conditions are now unbearable the children are suffering from anxiety and fear they are terrified. now a potential breakthrough for her data the main entry point for aid for all of yemen the united nations is offering to manage the city's port inspecting goods and making sure its revenues are channeled to its databank intense fighting has delayed a deliveries in a country already devastated by war poverty and famine going to have that little bit those you had that we were planning on distributing this aid two days ago but
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it was postponed due to clashes and the ongoing battles near the airport. the saudi led coalition launched an offensive on the who the rebel port on june twelfth. the who they say they may be willing to give control to the u.n. at the end of the heat but the coalition has also reportedly hinted it may agree to the proposal but it also wants the who would be so surrender immediately and unconditionally the u.s. has called on the coalition to stop its bombing campaign in a lot of money in her data condemnation of the coalition's attacks hoopy supporters organize around a calling for the us to prevent an escalation but potential government deals do little to ease the grief of the displaced and i can add to that what a time of all of that we ran away only with the clothes we were wearing i was tired from walking in the heat honestly i left has nothing on me. health officials are also worried about another cholera outbreak more than one million yemenis were
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infected last year thousands died the rainy season has also increased the risk and the coalition bombed a major treatment center earlier this month if the water system in just one neighborhood breaks down and if nothing can be done to immediately address the situation because of hostilities cholera could spread. the u.n. warns that even a false rise agree to allow them to take over the port it will take time for a cease fire to go into effect the hope is that won't be too late to save the port thousands of families though have decided they've waited long enough. so they yun al-jazeera. people in the southern syrian province of fleeing towards the border with jordan as government forces step up their offensive thousands have been trying to move to safety as syrian forces target rebel held areas government planes dropped leaflets earlier this week in people to cooperate in driving out armed groups. the candidates in turkey snap election are making
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a final push to win support of the vote on sunday and they're bracing for surprises at a crucial time in the political landscape now that's because a big number of swing voters have been shifting allegiances as mohammed valley explains now from gaza yet on the turkey syria border. you president tries are not one of his last campaign rallies at this ng an already galvanized college in the northwest and to. be asked people to vote for the people's alliance the new political bloc led by his a party. you go to. every vote you cast for the people's alliance will be the final nail in the coffin of the old system and to keep it keeps producing military coups and crises on june twenty four every vote cast for the act party guarantee our future. with recent constitutional changes followed at
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a fandom managed to concentrate many powers in the office of the president so the man who has never lost an election and who has been in power for the longest time since the founder of the republic was stuff like i'm an architect cannot afford to lose. he needs to convince friend and foe that he's still the best person to the turkey but the country is as politically polarized as ever the president knows him have to fight all the way to snatch sickly a victory in many highly contested regions. that is also of last years that a fundamental constitutional changes what an eye opener for everyone and his ruling bloc. big cities such as istanbul and entirely which gave him an easy victory in the november two thousand and fifteen general election voted against his constitutional amendments in two thousand and seventeen more consistent challenges are expected in the south eastern region of the arbuckle the heartland of the kurdish political movement where there is support for the kiddish nationalist
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people's democratic party the h d p secular and traditional supporters of the republican people's party c.h.p. have the upper hand in the western regions and in the case of the conservative regions of gaza president needs to maintain the loyalty of vast areas in central anatolia with majority conservative and religious populations. but techies political culture is unpredictable. previous indicators may not be replicated in this election in the wake of the two thousand and seventeen referendum and convened his cabinet to study the causes behind the no vote in big cities against his proposed reforms acknowledge the existence of problems and the need to find solutions he knows that those who oppose him on ideological or political grounds will continue to vote against him anyway but for the wider non politicized masses
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he needs to address basic needs including fixing the economy. and does iraq. turkey. police in india are questioning several suspects after the gang rape of five female charity workers in a remote region in the east the women were abducted while performing a play highlighting human trafficking before being raped at gunpoint was filmed sold and try to use the video to blackmail the victims. richard gupta is the founder of apne aap a grassroots organization voting to sex trafficking of women in india she says it's likely the women were targeted for raising awareness there is a growing culture of impunity on rape and sexual violence in india women are getting increasingly devalued and targeted for sexual violence and they go out in public places and these big men were obviously activists would go on to do a plea against sex trafficking in
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a village in an area from very girls are being trafficked for in a huge in huge numbers this really of course is to target activists who are working against sexual violence against sex trafficking already for profit as i call it later and but increasingly in the last few years in india what's been happening is that creep has been going up the numbers have been going up the ages have been coming down very recently there was the rape of an eight year old girl in kashmir age by the caretaker off her temple along with four police officers who raped her and just before that a year or a few months before that there was a rape of another girl the little girl by an elected official of the ruling party in u.b. and when the girl decided to go and complain her father was arrested and murdered in a police station so along with comments which devalue women in public places there has also been target traipse of muslims and their limits and also more than indian women. the greek prime minister has called
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a debt relief deal that ends the country's bailout program and historic step eurozone states to clear the severe debt crisis that struck greece in twenty tend to be over alexis tsipras has said when the debt was gone he would wear a tie so on friday he put on a tie but not for long thousands of attendees celebrations marking seventy years since hundreds of migrants first arrived in the u.k. from the caribbean they became known as the wind rush generation after the name of the ship they sailed on and the anniversary comes weeks after the government apologized for threatening to deport people wrongly identified as being in britain illegally emma hayward has their story. it was a joke that is a journey which changed the face of britain. the story of the people who arrived from the caribbean to help rebuild the british economy in the wake of the second world war. the so-called windrush generation celebrated inside westminster
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abbey. a few kilometers away in brixton in a place many people settled upon the anniversary elsie sutherland arrived as a twenty two year old from st vincent in the granite things in the early ninety's and six days anyway you go you want to be friendly like i merely and that's the way that elsie along with thousands of others helped turn britain sports tunes around but the journey to transform the country into a multicultural society wasn't an easy one when people alive in those early days it was top some placed out white house to let a few could have predicted that seventy some people would have faced deportation from the country they regarded as home earlier this year it emerged that some members all relatives of the windrush generation have been threatened with deportation refused health care and lost their jobs because they couldn't prove
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their legal status in part because immigration rules have changed junior green a riped in britain as a baby he was caught up in the scandal and missed his own mother's spew because he was stopped from boarding a plane back to the u.k. after visiting jamaica for the first time in years of a trade. and they took flight from me that can never be the kind of get back the government apologized to the scandal and is now celebrations to mount the interest will take place every day for some though it is long and it's year there was a disconnect between what is going on in the black stroke african african caribbean communities and what is going on in the mainstream white society which is let's say politically dominated where we have been overlooked but that doesn't mean we ourselves don't celebrate and commemorate our contributions because we are the ones who keep this stuff alive for many the greatest legacy of the windrush generation
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will be when the contribution of communities in britain is fully recognized and the heywood algis there. to swiss players could face fines from football's governing body over their celebrations in friday's world cup match against serbia granite shaka and. both have ethnic albanian heritage after scoring for their adopted home of switzerland against the as they put their hands together in the shape of an eagle displayed on albania as national flag the gesture is likely to inflame political tensions in the balkans us is also used by albanian nationalists. this is al jazeera these are your headlines so far breaking news out of ethiopia first this half hour there's been an explosion at a rally in support of ethiopia's new prime minister ahmed in the state broadcaster
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is reporting a few people have been injured since taking office in april has announced a series of changes including the release of tens of thousands of prisoners the opening of state owned companies to private investment and a peace deal with rival eritrea. the u.s. has indefinitely suspended some military training exercises with south korea the announcement comes just weeks after the u.s. president donald trump a north korean leader kim jong il met at their summit in singapore mr trump promised to tone down training in south korea in return for the north taking steps towards denuclearization but he's extended sanctions against pyongyang for a year saying it's still posed an extraordinary threat. the international criminal court has given me and mom a month to respond to allegations that forcibly deported hundreds of thousands of ethnic writing meanwhile soldiers are accused of carrying out a campaign of violence which the un's called ethnic cleansing more than seven hundred thousand reindeer fled their homes and crossed the border into bangladesh
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the i.c.c. has no jurisdiction inside me and ma but prosecutors argue a case could be made through bangladesh. the u.s. is still struggling to reunite hundreds of migrant families who were separated as a result of donald trump's immigration policy this week public pressure forced the u.s. president to sign an executive order to stop the border separations but he says toughen foresman will continue dismissing what he called phony stories of sadness and grief . people in the southern syrian province of daraa are fleeing towards the border with jordan as government forces step up their offensive thousands have been trying to move to safety as syrian forces target rebel held areas government planes dropped leaflets earlier this week urging people to cooperate in driving out armed groups. the greek prime minister has called a debt relief deal that ends the country's bailout program a historic step the eurozone states clear the severe debt crisis that struck greece
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in twenty tend to be over more news on the website al jazeera dot com you are right up to date with all the top stories up next it's inside story i will see you very soon. al-jazeera. where ever you. motorbikes orange juice and whiskey the e.u. strikes back at the u.s. with terrorists targeting republican states bringing us closer to an all out trade war so how will this dispute end and will it mean a change to the global trade system this is inside story.
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hello and welcome to the program dennis that is the latest round in a looming trade war on friday the european union impose three point three billion dollars worth of tiris on u.s. goods now it's a direct response to recently impose u.s. tyrus on imported steel and. european leaders tried to change president trump's mind about tiris during the recent g. sevens. it's in canada that meeting your remember didn't go down well at all and with a new round of e.u. levies now taking hold relations seem destined to become even more tense we'll get to our guests in just a moment but first neve parker sets up our discussion from london. the e.u. has described the decision to slap tariffs on almost three billion dollars worth of u.s. imports as a rebalancing measure falling short of in any way referring to this as a trade war however this is all about making as much noise as possible about
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sending a symbolic message to the white house in response to donald trump's decision last month to slap tariffs on imports of alum medium and steel here into the european union that probably explains some of the brands that have been chosen to have these tariffs like to pull them including the american jeans for levi suspects flagship store regent street in central london also harley davidson motorcycles florida orange juice cranberries been from kentucky and some u.s. metal imports as well donald trump has already suggested that european car manufacturers could be targeted with more terrorists and the e.u. has also suggested that it may have some ideas in reserve suggesting that it's earmarked around three point six billion dollars worth of. u.s. products to slap tariffs on in the near future that if the world trade organization
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trade court rules in favor of the european union's latest complaint against the united states the e.u. all in all the has made it very clear that it's going to do what is necessary to protect its consumers and its produces but before it gets any more complicated before things develop any further potentially into dangerous territory what the e.u. really wants is to bring the united states possibly in the company of china to the negotiating table right now though nobody seems to be talking. well as neve highlighted there the new e.u. terrace a carefully targeted on states that support president trump and the republicans there's kentucky for instance where the famous bourbon whiskey is produced it's also the home state of senate majority leader mitch mcconnell harley-davidson motorcycles and others and cheese both of them produced in wisconsin the home state of republican house speaker paul ryan and orange juice one of the most important
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crops in florida a swing state whose republican governor rick scott is in a tight race for a senate seat. well let's introduce our guests now in new jersey we have steve rogers a member of the donald j. trump for president advisory board in kuala lumpur we have deborah elms executive director at asian trade center and in london we have sam low international trade expert at the center for european reform welcome to you all very much stephen can i start with you in new jersey the e.u. commission president john called. says judas imposed only e.u. by the u.s. president go against all logic and history what is president trump hoping to achieve let's put this in perspective none of the actions that president truckers take is punitive in nature what the president wants to do is make sure that everyone is on the same playing field tariffs against united states have been out
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of control they've been unfair and interesting the president really never blamed the leaders of the e.u. for this he has blamed past us and ministrations for making bad deals and i'm kind of sorry can i just get a little bit more clarity on that because as i understand it generally speaking european union tyrus are around the three percent mark and u.s. tariffs are around the two point three percent mark so what would president trump like to see would he like to see both sets of tyrus come down would he like to see them removed completely is he for free trade. well yes it is for free trade and i believe he wants to see them come down but come down and you've mentioned or you reported mention something interesting at the end of their monologue at the end of the day everyone is going to come to the negotiating agreement look president trump
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is famous for being the great negotiator the art of the deal is what he counts on and at the end of the day everyone is going to sit at a table and i believe that the tariffs are going to come down quite significantly let's go to sam then sam in london the e.u. seems to have been quite measured in terms of its response with these terrorists targeted specifically at key states particularly of course in midterm election year two in november a better designed then to have maximum political effect rather than economic yes i think that's correct i think the important thing to understand about terrorists is that it actually your punishing your own consumers when you levy them so so that you use response as being strategic it's been political and it's been designed to cause as little damage domestically as possible and i think i think it's legitimate you can't just have
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a president marching around the world making demands of other countries under threat of future tariff increases and i think it's time that someone stood up to him and i think the e.u. is one of the few economic powers that can do so effectively and sam the e.u. is retaining obviously a lot more power up its sleeve as it were i mean if indeed come come the beginning of july when we expect the impact of these terrorists to to take effect if come that particular moment in time do you think that the e.u. would go still further and unveil a new tranche of of terrorists. i think it's been an ongoing debate in the european union not as to whether the e.u. should retaliate to trump i think that's that's fairly well agreed but between the french and the germans the discussion has been how seriously should we retaliate
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with the french backing quite a fierce retaliation and the germans being slightly more measured however the german sentiment is shifting because up until now they hoped that this could be resolved through dialogue and that it wouldn't escalate further on to the one product the germans are really worried about cars that because donald trump seems to be going ahead with his national security investigation into car imports now and is threatening future terrorizes on cause i think the germans are starting to come around to the idea that maybe this is a man that can't be reasoned with and only respects displays of force and deborah k.l. how does it look from there because of course we've got the u.s. china sanctions dispute which is many people are already calling an all out trade war how does it look from where you are. well i think the challenge and i apologize in advance for my voice we've had too many trade disputes and too many speeches about trade. i think the challenge here in asia in particular is that we are all
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very tightly connected through supply chains and so what appears to be fairly targeted responses to different kinds of measures often has fall off into other unrelated sectors into firms that didn't even know they were part of a supply chain and so as these measures and counter-measures in different sectors starting with washing machines and solar panels escalating to steel tariffs and aluminum tariffs to counter measures in agriculture and other products fishing boats and so forth and now with the fifty billion dollars worth of tariffs on three zero one disputes between the u.s. and china coming very quickly where discovering just how interlinked firms are all around the world but especially here in asia into supply chains that we didn't even know existed and i think while you can say these are political acts you can't forget that there are real world implications for the firms that are affected by
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them many of these firms could potentially go bankrupt people can lose their jobs even if the tariffs are relatively short in nature even if the the the pain appears to be somewhat manageable there are consequences to these these kinds of things which is why we try not to have these kinds of tariff escalation in the first place and stephen coming back to you these perhaps unintended consequences of this tower if wall that is now being unleashed could impact upon u.s. consumers themselves and as i mentioned already this is a highly sensitive time for president trump isn't it given that you go to the polls in november and there is battle for control of the senate and indeed the house of representatives at stake. well let's talk about that the political implications the e.u. is making a great misjudgment about the american people especially in those republican districts that you mentioned earlier president trump is very very popular despite
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what the mainstream media here are saying the economy is growing and getting stronger every month so that at the end of the day he has promised he would look out for the interest of the american people first and that's the way they're saying this now but i think that person right that we're finding out that there is a lot of interconnection worldwide and that's why i said earlier as we begin to make these discoveries it's all part of our interconnected economically we're going to all have to go to the table and sit down and have a conversation about this but the president has made it clear that it's got to be fair above and beyond anything else fair for the american people so sad in london this says stephen is suggesting that this could all be sorted out fairly amicably at a sit down around the table how likely is that in this day when i think i think it's already been proved to comment the source does i mean key around the table and i
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think i think other countries have a point when they say they don't want to negotiate with a gun to their head and i'm just to go back to one of the points made earlier about we're finding out about all of this interconnection i think there's actually an argument to be made that trump or at least his team are weaponize ing uncertainty in the hope that all of the different you know that one day terrorists are going up one day they're going down we don't know what's happening in the hope that american business is actually repatriate supply chains from around the world to within the u.s. and this is this is a theory that been put forward by meredith crowley of cambridge university and i think and i think there's something in it but this i do hope that this can be resolved ultimately discussion about the moment i don't think anything about trump's actions where he just continues to escalate even further. suggests that he's interested in that and sam can we even go so far then as to suggest that the powerful transatlantic alliance is over no of course not i think i think there's
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more than just trade that the bombs the us in the you but is certainly under strain it's certainly not in great shape at the moment and i think it would be. quite bad for both parties if if if if the trajectory was to continue on this on it's done with pop and deborah are we witnessing then the young raveling of the of the established world order the conventional way of doing things a system that's been in place a seventy years also largely put in place by the us and its western allies is this now unraveling well that's how it looks to many people and i think that is what is causing such concern among many people who have watched the system it's it's a couple of things so one is is it unraveling if so it seems to be unraveling quite quickly it took seventy years to build the system to where it exists today it can all topple over very very fast and we may be reaching
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a breaking point much sooner than people anticipate i know we're counting on for example the world trade organization to help stabilize things but the u.s. is also undermining the w.t.f. ability to do that and we reach a critical point here in october where the the w t o itself is going to struggle to to handle these disputes that are being thrown at it because the judicial system at the w t o is going to be hamstrung in its ability to resolve these cases so if that system stops working then we revert to a sort of you know law of the jungle which is what we had in the you know one nine hundred thirty s. and forty's and i think for people who study the trade system the alarming thing is how long it took to get us to this place where trade is consistent and relatively stable and where risks can be medicated and where companies large and small
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can trade with one another where consumers get the largest amount of benefits and if that tips over how long does it take to to rebuild that system i think that's the. danger and that's why people who are trade folks are watching this all unfold and just can't even figure out how to address the challenge because it has. where do you even begin i mean you can say i would we can all resolve this if we sit down around the table who's sitting around what table there really aren't a lot of places to do that the timelines are very very short the system itself is not set up to handle this kind of threat from the largest power that has traditionally gained the largest benefits from that system what do you do in response and i think everyone is struggling to figure out where do we go from here and stephen so we know that president trump is is perhaps more comfortable in
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a bilateral setting he's not a motor naturalist at all but there are many people around the world who are pretty concerned about the damage that is being done by his administration to the multilateral institutions that have governed the world pretty much safely and kept away an awful lot of the chaos that deborah has has eluded to for the past seventy years is he aware of the last thing damage that is being done. well i believe there's a lot of overreacting and i'd like to experiment expand upon what sam said we've got a lot more in common with each other we have a long history with our allies we're all involved in fighting terrorism around the world where we're involved with all sorts of other things other than the terrorists and the economic implications so i kind of look at this as a big family squabble but stability then to do this in the face of the citizenry to sorry to interrupt but it does seem very much as though president come who is everybody now knows is the transactional president for him but actually everything
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comes down to cost even when it comes down to issues of fighting terrorism of security and defense he wants nato his fellow nato members to pay more for their defense and so when he's even suggested that the joint exercises with south korea suspended as a result of coal dust as as as a result of course yes and he's made it very clear that the united states is not going to pay everybody's way anymore whether it be true military might whether it be true economic issues and that's what he promised the american people as i said in my opening statement you want fairness i think the american taxpayers are certainly in agreement with him that they just don't want to carry the load for everyone worldwide and there's nothing wrong with that that's called fairness and deborah i'm just wondering whether this system that we have had in place for seventy years or so whether it is actually in need of
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a reboot perhaps it its served its purpose is now time to change it because as we now know there are many people who have not benefited atoll from this period of globalization from the seventy years of bretton woods and so perhaps it is time for it to be shaken up. well i i think there is some merit to that but i'm not certain that you want to knock over the whole system and think that you're going to get a better outcome especially for those who haven't seen benefits over a period of largely peaceful global economic growth i mean if you didn't have economic benefits during seventy years of peaceful economic growth then i don't see how you're going to get economic benefits from a period of economic nationalism that rarely works out in people's favor so this is the challenge i think one of the consequences of an america first strategy is that america will find that there are costs to be paid from putting america first and
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one of those costs is that other countries will seize the initiative and start setting rules that are less favorable to the u.s. more favorable perhaps for other countries and other regions and certainly here in asia there is multiple efforts underway to try to write new rules for trade in particular. that exclude the united states that are available for u.s. companies who want to capture the largest parts of the growing economic marketplace in this region we have almost four billion consumers in asia growing middle class and so forth those rules will be written without the united states and i think that that is going to be very interesting. the more that the united states challenges the existing status quo the more attractive those alternative possibilities become and you know i'm not so sure that people who are triumph and cheering behind
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trump's ideas now will be equally happy with the results at the end you know to write one year to year live years down the road let's put that to stephen then stephen there's a real danger that given the new world order that is being created from the turmoil that is in ceiling as a consequence of the trumpet ministrations policies and a new world order is emerging the rules of wish are being written by somebody else and they're not going to include you in washington d.c. that's a real danger. well let's wait and see but i could tell you that when you look at west virginia virginia and pennsylvania and other states where the steel mills of close and that are going to reopen and thousands of people are going to go back to work and our economy is growing well we're a very resilient nation you know that we bounce back and meet any challenge that comes our way no one wants to be isolated from the world either goes president trump but i go back to that word fairness we need to make sure that everyone in
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this case especially in the president's mind and in the minds of the american people that the united states is treated fairly well and so i go back to my original case there will be i believe in that at the end of the day a sit down with them we want to run a table and we're going to work these things out so that everyone is treated with fairness let's put that to you then sam clearly president company has to pull it has believed that the united states is being treated unfairly are they being treated unfairly and they say by whom and what can be done about it. it's a slightly bizarre situation when you see sort of the one global superpower sort of masquerading under a victim complex i mean who is treating the u.s. so unfairly it's the rules based system that we operate on was dodged lead driven through at the behest of the u.s. and it's largely largely works when we're talking about terrorists as you said at the beginning of the program e.u.
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and us import tariffs in terms of on a trade weighted basis around two to three percent they're about the same so so so it's sort of it's just difficult to understand where this where this complex is it has arisen from but going back to one of the earlier points as well does the u.s. is retreat from the world provide opportunities to other other other nations other groups of nations to take the initiative i think yes i think trump pulling out of the trans-pacific partnership allowed the e.u. to finalize its agreement with japan you've just seen the e.u. open up negotiations with australia or new zealand we've seen it's just upgraded its agreement with mexico in all of these agreements is pushing and explore is exporting its own regulator a framework his own way of doing things and i think and i think there is something to be said that the us is going to find that if this continues and isn't resolved soon in the retreat into itself into isolationism into its own victim calm for a cop complex continues it's going to find that the world around it changes and
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perhaps not in the way it likes steve having having heard that and how apprehensive are you that perhaps there's been a miscalculation on the part of the president and his team and that this this could indeed escalate into a full scale trade war of which perhaps nobody actually benefits from armed are going to operate at all in fact are optimistic that it will not go into a full scale troop works i believe there are a lot of book cool heads in the tropic ministration in the e.u. . at the end of the day everyone's going to be sitting down as i said and say look we've got a choice here we go down a road where everyone gets hurt as you said or we go down a road where everyone is going to be able to come together solve this problem and work together so that everyone benefits i'm going to have to just look donald trump has made a lot of promises that he's kept those promises are remember with north korea he
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was being condemned ridiculed and criticized it look where we are today with the korean consulate we just got about everything that we want the chairman kim got the things he wanted why because at the end of the day everyone sat down and said we're we going to work this and i believe we're going to see a good outcome with regard to the right steve i mean obviously stephen there are those that point to the fact that nothing has actually happened when it comes to denuclearize ation on the korean peninsula having said that let me get the final wet please to deborah because i think perhaps i'm a stark contrast of cols was the scenes from the g. seven in quebec and then the shanghai cooperation organization meeting in complete harmony all say it would appear and achieving an awful lot in terms of does look that contrast i think resonated around the world i think it did and i think you are going to see and we're already seeing right now particularly here in asia. a surprising amount of unity and different things that have been blocked for
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a long time so as an example we have a sixteen party trade agreement here in asia called our step that has been not stalled but it's been moving very slowly for quite some time i think it will accelerate tremendously and they are trying to have this substantial conclusion before the end of this year i think we're going to see that done the transpacific partnership was going to be brought into force early next year many countries are fast tracking it it will probably be in force before the end of this year that would not have happened had we not had such an acrimonious g seven meeting that got everyone's attention. and they said wow it's not just it's not just the things like the two three two arguments about national security it's the rhetoric it's the language it's those turning your back on allies that has caused people to say in asia particularly we have to take care of ourselves clearly and so we will do so we will pick up whatever pieces we can in whatever format works for us and we will
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create whatever situations we that we think work to keep open the path to prosperity to keep open the jobs opportunities for ourselves because we can no longer count on an unreliable ally of the united states and i think that is a entirely new ball game that we have never faced before all right thank you all very much indeed deborah thank you for powering through with a with a bit of a dodgy throat thank you very much indeed stephen roaches thank you very much and sam lowe thank you very much and as ever thank you for watching the program you can see it again any time you live again to the website al-jazeera dot com should you want further discussion get us facebook page facebook dot com for was such a j inside story you can also join the conversation on twitter handle is at a.j. inside story i'm at last seen dennis from the home team here in doha by for now.
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china's one she province has become famous for its large number of elderly many age one hundred or older one used investigates in the region called the secrets to a long and healthy life. on al-jazeera. an explosion in addison as a rally in support of ethiopia's new prime minister ahmed. welcome my name is peter w. watching al jazeera live from our headquarters here and also coming up this hour
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the u.s. suspends joint military exercises with south korea but also extend sanctions against pyongyang. the international criminal court gives me an mar a deadline to respond to claims that forcibly deported muslim. and thousands of children lost in the system as the u.s. struggles to reunite families separated by president trumps immigration policies. the breaking story this hour a number of people have been injured in an explosion at the end of a rally by ethiopia's new prime minister ahmed has been talking to tens of thousands of supporters in the capital at a suburb in mescal square there when the blast occurred there are reports that three people have been detained by the police he was taken from the stage by his security team immediately after the explosion. as
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a journalist is on the line. from the capital about to believe what's the latest as to the injured. not having the. score so far been. injured couldn't have been taken to hospital. belongs to russia to. today and at that time it was to be to be safe then he's been taken by the security people so there is largely calm and peace. people have been moving around their new manner so. hungry people could buy them a couple of people reportedly to do jude to get my son could come to new. home or to be critical conditions that are better than that. will be without. their deeply spoiling the condamine and.
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dubai just got a new show some so. please for practice and happy to join because of this growing and it looks like it was an absolutely huge gathering what was the security operation like. it was really huge actually applebee's two sundays than it. is a sport we are glad i don't want to be at. the security is diabetic you can walk out so can kind of a move back to the previous if you do pew. research which is provided for this is kind of got that english the police officers actually an extremely n.x. and extremely friendly to the people so the peculiar to one spy. that people extends our ground because that. moment our way.
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back can get into we didn't previously in security actually meet the security the security restrictions and the police officer and between the acts of this time around and i can see at this point understood about the ability thanks very much. now. the united states has indefinitely suspended some military training exercises with south korea the announcement comes just weeks after president trump and the north korean leader kim jong il met in singapore mr trump promising to end military training in south korea in return for pyongyang taking steps towards denuclearization but he's extended sanctions against north korea for one year saying it's still posed an extraordinary threat pretty decent as mourner from the south korean area or beyond come to. the two korean marine exchange program exercise drills were to be held over the course of the next three months the south koreans have confirmed that these have been suspended this comes after
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the announcement also this week that freedom guardian another large exercise involving seventeen and a half thousand u.s. soldiers would also be suspended that came after mr trump exited from the summit with mr kim saying that he was looking at suspending war games as a gesture of goodwill towards the north koreans so this should come as very good news to the north koreans because they've always seen these exercise drills as provocative as a practice for invasion so it should be welcomed quite well by the leader mr kim but extraordinarily this comes as mr trump has told congress that he's going to reduce sanctions against the north koreans dating that there is still an extraordinary threat now the u.s. has had a national emergency against north korea from toothpick since two thousand and eight and that's related to its nuclear capabilities which he says still exists so there is this carrot and stick approach on the one hand offering the suspension of these drills and on the other renewing the sanctions against north korea people in
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the southern syrian province of there are fleeing towards the border with jordan as government forces step up their offensive thousands have been trying to move to safety of syrian forces target rebel held areas government planes dropped leaflets earlier this week urging people to cooperate in driving out the armed groups. it comes almost three months after the syrian army recaptured the rebel held enclave of eastern ghouta east of damascus and it's focused on the southwestern province of the rock with some areas still held by armed groups syrian activists reported heavy shelling in several locations the most intense they say was in the towns of al hillah and. thousands of people have been displaced in this latest round of fighting many trying to leave the war zone for jordan as we've been telling you. is the director of the levant institute for strategic affairs he joins us now from beirut summit or is this the beginning of falling do you think.
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it could be. however i think what. behind this recent development is that it consists of the british breach of the escalation agreement that what that was agreed upon in september of last year and then confirmed during the summit between president trump and put dean in vietnam in november last year i think behind the development that is. from the syrian regime and backed by a russia to test how much the united states is committed to defend this agreement how much that. army is ready. on the ground and at the core of the escalation agreement is being in
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presence. and this was dragged in is that i into the picture. is. keen to keep. it in your forces far from its borders its north or. border at this was a key issue for the last three or four months how much iran will be closed to the israeli border and that there are talks that russia has some commitment that it would have. to to push force far from that is that a borders but it want a price against this so the question here is russia backing this development trying to strike a deal to confirm its presence in sour since year in exchange of pushing the
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iranian forces far from the israeli border and this is to be seen but in any case here we're talking about is serious a breach of an agreement that has been struck by three counties at least jordan russia and the united states of america and the core of the. conflict more and more rising between is it i and iran is this potentially some you need another classic example of what's been wrong with these deescalation over the past what nine or twelve months and as much is very difficult to set up very difficult to police and even when all sides in this say we will agree to the idea of a deescalation zone the reality often proved to be very different. berta strictly yes this is perfectly true why because until now there is no
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politics a settlement in your view that is no clarity about. the end in mind what is so you shouldn't make me look like in c.d.r. and on the ground lation zone where in fact a cover of a defector partitioning of between region powers powers to get united states of america and russia to the north and now we are seeing russia and is it i. and the question is what will be. limitation or the board of. oil and controlled by iran in coming days or coming months so i mean a thank you. the international criminal court has given me an ma a month to respond to allegations that forcibly deported hundreds of thousands of
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working me and lost soldiers are accused of carrying out a campaign of violence which the un is called ethnic cleansing well then seven hundred thousand muslim running fled their homes and crossed the border into bangladesh now the i.c.c. has no jurisdiction and me and mo but prosecutors argue the case could be made through bangladesh meanwhile has until july the twenty seventh to reply going to analysts benjamin's walkie told us earlier the i.c.c. investigation could move forwards even if the myanmar government rejects it. essentially after the athlete the prosecutor will need to make the legal case not to the international community or via the media but to the judges of the international criminal court themselves and if the judges accept the legal theory accepted as being valid she will presumably move forward with her investigation in the hopes of identifying perpetrators of these grave international crimes and eventually try to prosecute them and hold them accountable but if the judges rule against her view and they just determine that they agree essentially with me at
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maher and they say no in fact we don't have jurisdiction over these these crimes even though they they took place both in the m.r. and in bangladesh then the i.c.c. will have no further recourse and of course they're going to themselves will have no further recourse to justice given the fact that myanmar itself has refused to hold all but a handful of perpetrators countable for these. ok lasagna still to come for you here al jazeera including these two stories dozens have been killed in violence in nicaragua now the government is facing new accusations. and demands for press freedom solidarity with journalists targeted by repressive governments around the world. to phone. me in the weather sponsored by cattle.
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hello and welcome to international weather forecast will start in europe and it spits really east west further towards the east we've got these frontal systems give you some significant storms have also got some troughs of low pressure giving some pretty big thunderstorms around the black sea region and then further towards west we have this area of high pressure which means subtle conditions for many certainly across much the u.k. down through fronts and into iberia it's all looking good at the moment but you see that sort of demarcation between the warm air and the cold air coming in from the northwest so berlin struggling at eighteen degrees warsaw is also going to see quite windy weather some a brace of rain and temperatures really struggling just eighteen degrees celsius further towards the south the risk of some storms weather conditions around the mediterranean not looking too bad twenty eight degrees the high in rome on the other side of the mediterranean remains fine plenty of sunshine around temperature of thirty seven in cairo in central africa where some really big storm systems are across more western parts of africa into chattanooga pushing towards mali so in
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top stories for you so far this half hour ethiopia's new prime minister says a few people are dead after a blast at a rally he was addressing have been talking to tens of thousands of supporters in the. square. the u.s. has indefinitely suspended some military exercises with south korea weeks after donald trump's meeting with the north korean leader kim jong il and however president trump has extended sanctions against pyongyang saying it's still posed an extraordinary threat. people in the southern syrian province of there are fleeing towards the border with jordan as government forces step up their offensive thousands have been trying to move to safety a syrian forces target rebel held areas. the u.s.
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is urging the saudi coalition to stop its bombing campaign in the yemeni port city of what data the u.n. wants to manage the port and ease the delivery of aid but thousands of yemenis are already leaving. with more. training to sit. life families escape the violence of her data with the few belongings they've managed to pack in just weeks nearly thirty thousand people have left they say starting again is better than being trapped in the crossfire but they are among the fortunate others can't afford to leave their. living conditions are now unbearable the children are suffering from anxiety and fear they are terrified. now a potential breakthrough for her data the main entry point for aid for all of yemen the united nations is offering to manage the city's port inspecting goods and making sure its revenues are channeled to its state bank intense fighting has
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delayed a deliveries in a country already devastated by war poverty and famine going to have that little but those you had that we were planning on distributing this aid to two days ago but it was postponed due to clashes on the ongoing battles near the airport. the saudi led coalition launched an offensive on the who the rebel port on june twelfth . the who they say they may be willing to give control to the u.n. . but the coalition has also reportedly hinted it may agree to the proposal but it also wants the who with the so surrender immediately and unconditionally the u.s. has called on the coalition to stop its bombing campaign in the last month in her data condemnation of the coalition's attacks who the supporters organize around a calling for the u.s. to prevent an escalation but potential government deals do little to ease the grief of the displaced and again at a time of all of that we ran away only with the clothes we were wearing i was tired
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from walking in the heat honestly i left has nothing on me. health officials are also worried about another cholera outbreak more than one million yemenis were affected last year thousands died the rainy season has also increased. the risk and the coalition bombed a major treatment center earlier this month if the water system in just one neighborhood breaks down and if nothing can be done to immediately address the situation because of hostilities cholera could spread. the u.n. warns that even a falsifies agree to allow them to take over the port it will take time for a cease fire to go into effect the hope is that won't be too late to save the court thousands of families though have decided they've waited long enough. for the young man al-jazeera. now a defiant donald trump is sticking by his ear zero tolerance policy on immigration dismissing what he called phony stories of sadness and grief earlier this week he
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signed an executive order to stop separating youngsters from their parents at the border but there's still confusion on how to reunite an estimated eighteen hundred children ellen fisher reports. for one mother the pain of separation over seven year old darwin was taken from beata may hear me here at the border in arizona. they come from guatemala know after more than a month she could finally hold them again she sued the government for sundra tarn and one day. i started crying when i saw him because he's the only child i have i think god because i have him here with me he's now sad but nobody's going to separate us again. but though donald trump signed an executive order faulting the separation of children from the families thousands still face the pain of separation and no one noise when they will be reunited the executive order of
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president trump does not solve the problem we still face the reality of at least twenty three hundred of these young children who have been separated and there is nothing said nothing about what we're going to do to reunite them or to take care of them during this period the daughter started the day with a series of tweets arjan republicans to ditch plans to pass new immigration legislation saying republicans should stop wasting their time on immigration until after we elect more senators and congress men women in november this just days after he demanded congress sort the problem out. then me mostly so-called angel families people who had relatives killed by undocumented migrants these are the american citizens permanently separated from their loved ones highlighting he's not backing away from his hard line immigration stance one central square one safety in a country we want strong borders we want people to come in but we want them to come in the proper way. on friday protesters surrounded the home of homeland
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security secular christian nielsen and put a full volume recording of children after they have been separated from the parents at the border it's been a difficult week for donald trump but with no deal on immigration in sight a new clarity of what no needs to happen on the border next week isn't looking good either alan fischer al-jazeera washington. gabriel elizondo has more now from brownsville texas on the us mexico border. when this is erode tolerance policy was in acted it does not appear that there was given any thought to how to reunite children with their parents and we're seeing the ramifications of that now there are so many challenges primarily that there are so many government agencies involved in this the border patrol department of homeland security department of health and human services all of these agencies have a hand in trying to reunite in some way the children with the parents but there's
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no overarching system in place to actually make this happen also many of the children have been transported to shelters outside of texas there some in florida some in new york as well as over ten other states this is a very difficult problem as well and many of the children young as young as eighteen months old so they can't even communicate with social workers to tell them what their name is who their parents are this is a challenge for get that some of the parents of already been deported out of the country back to central america without their children how do you read night people that are in other countries that have been deported back with their kids that are here in the u.s. a huge challenge that no one seems to have an answer to the longer this goes on there's a real possibility that some of the children that are currently separated from their parents will never be reunited again with their loved ones and potentially could become orphans. well one photograph in particular captured the world's
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attention on the issue of immigration on the u.s. mexican border it was this one behind me a young honduran girl crying as her mother was being searched the photo was taken by john moore a pulitzer prize winning photographer for getty images he tells us now the story behind the picture when i came out with a border patrol officer in his vehicle we found a group of asylum seekers mostly women and children alongside the road about twenty of them as they were about to be trying. supported to a processing center each adult was body searched patted down as they got into the vehicle now an officer asked this mother to please set down her little girl on the ground while she was searched while the mother was searched and immediately the little girl started crying and very soon it was over and she picked up her daughter and they were put into the vehicle and taken to
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a processing center and i did not know what happened to them after that well i think the compassion that this picture in gendered for many people the way it touched many people opened up a great awareness of the issue of family separations at the time but more specifically to the zero tolerance policies of the trumpet ministration i've been photographing along the border and immigration issues now for ten years and so this picture while it's touch many people and it's been very important in many ways it's just really part of a larger body of work for me immigration issues are very complex i spent a lot of time in central america and mexico along the u.s. border and in immigration communities around the u.s. and for me it's best to look at this image in context of a story that's been going on for a long time. spain has offered humanitarian help to deal with a ship carrying two hundred people rescued from the mediterranean it's of these
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interior minister matteo salvini says malta should accept the vessel it's currently at sea between libya and halt. the newcomer arguing government is being accused of serious human rights violations during the two month long protests that have led to hundreds of deaths the regional rights watchdogs report was presented at an emergency meeting of the organization of american states. reports now from the capital city managua. violence and has killed more than two hundred people since the political crisis began two months ago this according to a preliminary report presented to an emergency session of the organization of american states facing international condemnation for the violence against peaceful demonstrators the nicaraguan ambassador to the oas did nine the findings of the report. the government of nicaragua rejects the findings of the report by the into america's human rights commission as a subject of skewed prichard. just. nicaraguan human rights observers have been
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tracking and verified cases of human rights abuses by government forces new news director of the new guy when center for human rights says the evidence is clear and the nicaraguan ambassador lied to the international community in indio that. he lied deliberately hiding the fact it's not only lying but flipping the script blaming the victims for the actions of the government. social order and the rule of law have begun to break down in the get out where human rights activists say authorities are no longer policing the streets activists like money guy lopez are organizing neighborhood defense committees to protect residents against an increase in crimes like burglaries and assaults. anyone there is no authority left the people trust here not only can we not trust the police but the government is using law enforcement as a mechanism to inflict political terrorism. the divide between the government and civil society continues to grow and
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a national dialogue hosted by the catholic church remains the only attempt to mediate the crisis peace talks may have stalled for now but the catholic church did recently negotiate the release of two dozen detainees who were arrested during peaceful protests that result is being seen here as a sign that peace may be on the horizon. but our journalists from across the world are demanding an end to killings arbitrary arrests and the detention of their colleagues and comes as the international press institute to raise these concerns over the rise in the deliberate targeting of individuals and media organizations from the nigerian capital. a mark of solidarity with journalists in detention across the world and those targeted by state or non-state actors al-jazeera smom of hussein has been in detention in egypt for more than five hundred days received a special mention and his daughter gave an emotional plea i call for the release of
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my father. my call is for. government first because my dad is citizen who hasn't done anything wrong. ever anything that would harm his country who he loves. because who are the release of my father and i ask everyone who can support to support. members of the media unanimous in their condemn nation of repressive actions against their colleagues and the industry the picture painted for participants is bleak and warring. join alyson is increasingly under pressure i.p.i. regularly monitor the level of freedom and independence that journalists enjoy and this has. eroded all over the world we see an increasing number of attacks against shorter list of all types it's been
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a year since saudi arabia united arab emirates and egypt demanded among other things that al-jazeera be the a network be shut down in order to lift the blockade. for most of us walk network and journalists become targets especially in the middle east and north africa the future of the network has never been more sure. if it is iraq is not following the right kind of idiot or a standard the right kind of journalism or professional journalism in this country would be asking for the shutting up of it is here it's because of what we are that they are asking for they are demanding. to continue the same thing and act as bold as ever as professional as ever and as. balanced as ever and he's going to stand it and i don't think that the good journalism that we have a reward. would would accept any kind of change in our victorious standing in
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a town hall meeting media executives took some time to talk about good journalism media independence and the challenges of journalism and technology. is a debate about the right to practice the profession without harassment or intimidation to only write this year's chairman's award to the al-jazeera although the challenge is some many the two thousand and eighteen world congress of the international press institute took some time to celebrate hard work and resilience by handing out warts including to al-jazeera. drees al-jazeera of nigeria. this is al-jazeera these are the top stories so far today ethiopia's new prime minister says a few people are dead after a blast that a rally he was addressing. had been talking to tens of thousands of supporters in the capital at a suburb as mescal square since taking office in april has announced
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a series of changes including the release of tens of thousands of prisoners the opening of state owned companies to private investment and a peace deal with rival eritrea. the united states has indefinitely suspended some military training exercises with south korea the announcement comes just weeks after president trump and the north korean leader kim jong il and met at their summit in singapore mr trump promised to turn down military training in south korea in return for the north taking steps towards denuclearization but he's extended sanctions against pyongyang for a year saying it still posed an extraordinary threat. the international criminal court has given me an ma a month to respond to allegations that forcibly deported hundreds of thousands of ethnic working meanwhile our soldiers are accused of carrying out a campaign of violence which the un's called ethnic cleansing more than seven hundred thousand fled their homes and crossed the border into bangladesh the international criminal court has no jurisdiction and me in ma but prosecutors argue
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a case could be made through bangladesh meum are has until july the twenty seventh to reply. the u.s. is still struggling to reunite hundreds of migrant families who were separated as a result of president trump's immigration policy this week public pressure forced the u.s. president to sign an executive order to stop the border separations but he says tough enforcement will continue despite what he's called phony stories of sadness and grief. people in the southern syrian province of there are fleeing towards the border with jordan as government forces step up their offensive thousands have been trying to move to safety a syrian forces target rebel held areas government planes dropped leaflets earlier this week urging people to cooperate in driving out armed groups. spain has offered malta a humanitarian help to deal with a ship carrying two hundred refugees rescued from the mediterranean italy's interior minister. small to should accept the vessel that's currently seen between
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libya and those are your top stories up next it's counting the cost also you very soon. here is a very important fourth of information for many people around the world. have gone i'm still here go into areas that nobody else is going to talk to people that nobody else is talking to and bringing that story to the forefront. hello i'm sam is a band this is counting the cost an al-jazeera your weekly look at the world of business and economics this week why a stronger dollar is becoming a headache for developing market economies. also this week digital addicks we look at how the tech industry uses psychology to design products we can't put down.
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plus a major bank for libya's oil industry is finding of the. future production risks. the prospect of a trade war slowing down the world's economy means investors have been reassessing where to put their money in recent weeks developing market currencies like the turkish lira and argentina's passo have fallen to their weakest levels in months against the us dollar for the first time the fed is the only major central bank raising interest rates that's lending support to the dollar but a central bank conference in portugal this week the u.s. federal reserve chairman said the case remains strong for more u.s. rate hikes. that means trouble ahead for those countries borrowing in dollars after the end of the global financial crisis rakoff low interest rates in the u.s. meant many developing nations borrowed in dollars now as the dollar rises it's
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costing those developing countries a lot more to repay their debts for economists it's raising alarm bells joining us from london is timothy timothy is a senior emerging markets sovereign strategist with london based blue bay asset management good to have you with us so whether it's because of a trade war or because of the interest rate hikes in the u.s. is the dollar now set to strengthen fervor was a big question and certainly has been hurting emerging markets against the backdrop of a fed tightening and tighter global liquidity i think the consensus is beginning to emerge that basically the trade wars the dollar probably will end up being a winner from that i mean that's been the view over the last couple of weeks i think helped also by this sumption of weakness in euro zone and obviously europe has been a bit of downward pressure not helped by politics in in italy and then obviously
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ongoing at the moment for all the immigration concerns or immigration battles in europe as well but it does look like the dollar is on an appreciating trend does that mean then that debt stress for developing economies which borrowed in dollars that's more of that is now inevitable. well it means more pressure i mean we you know we enter the year in a goldilocks scenario for emerging markets or appeared that way with d.m. central banks tightening but moderately but the assumption was that global growth would stay pretty robust and as long as global growth stayed fine then on the revenue side emerging market countries will be more than able to cope with higher d.m. and u.s. rates i think what's changed in terms of perceptions has been the dollar rally that's one thing that obviously increases debt service costs in hard currency in dollars from any image in markets and i think the other one has been concerned
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about trade wars and what it means for global growth and i think there is a sense that the global growth is just coming off the pace and the bias probably now is towards downside so you put all those together you put fed tightening dollar strength trade wars prospects for global growth we can embed i'm actually also fairly difficult bottom up stories in many big emerging market countries you've got elections looming this weekend in turkey but you've also got elections in in brazil mexico argentina also looming as well south africa next year possibly ukraine pakistan i mean many many countries the election india. and of those countries i mean there are some significant reform challenges brazil pension reform he's got an overheating story that needs addressing mexico obviously concerns around after you know and south africa you know we have a new administration under cyril ramaphosa but still lots of inherited problems
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from jake it's there were to be resolved so you know a very challenging environment i think at the moment for emerging markets and on that point i mean particularly some of the last points you mentioned the sort of domestic economic problems coupled with the global growth rate no longer generating the sort of revenue for developing economies that would help them to manage a higher dollar repaying. debt cost does that mean you know we think about the there was several countries that borrowed heavily when interest rates were low how global a problem could we see is this potentially going to become a domino effect unlike the mid ninety's all our own ninety seven ninety eight crises in asia you know we don't have that many countries are the less countries now with fixed exchange rates and less countries are trying to defend them that's positive the scary new environment thank you so much to misty ash. my pleasure still to come on counting the cars electronic waste recycling tile and it's
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a booming industry but if it isn't handled correctly it could be an environmental disaster in the making. but first more than one and a half million russians have signed an online petition against the government's pension reforms the proposal aims to raise the pension age from fifty five to sixty three for women and from sixty to sixty five for men the bill was submitted to parliament last thursday or in chalons reports from moscow while pension reform is something the ready made putin's various governments been putting off for years and years and years in fact in two thousand and five putin said this pension ages would never be raised while he was president currently russia's retirement ages are below sixty for men and just fifty five women those are a legacy of the soviet years we come up with in one nine hundred thirty two when life expectancy in the country was just thirty five for men and forty for women
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it's still pretty low by european standards but it has doubled since those times so now there's unsustainable pressure on the state pension funds and the government obviously feels a think that now the time is right for some reform presidential elections in march are safely out of the way but they still chose the first day. of the world cup to sneak this this plan out they know that it's a very unpopular thing to do in fact in a recent poll ninety two percent of russians said they were against it the plan is for retirement ages to be raised to sixty five for men and sixty three for when for women that will be done over the next decade and a half the problem is why is the saying that vladimir putin is not actually involved in this pension reform is a government thing they will be watching very very closely for public reaction and if there is any sign that this is going to bring big crowds out onto the streets
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then perhaps they might roll some of this back. fighting has erupted in libya's oil crescent it's damaged the country's main oil exporting terminals located in the northeast of the country oil exports are a vital source of revenue for the country the fighting has suspended those exports though the political situation in libya is fragmented but up until this month oil was being produced libyan oil is sold internationally through the national oil company which is under the control of the un backed government in tripoli libya also has a rival government in top iraq where the fighting is between two armed groups it's taking place in northeastern libya ras lanuf and the cigarette terminals libya has africa's largest proven crude oil reserves the ninth largest globally for opec member libya the worry is that a protracted battle will damage the old fields themselves and the impact even future production and national oil corporation is looking at options to divert some
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all exports to alternative terminals as output is impacted the world health organization has listed addiction to electronic and video games as a mental health disorder the controversial decision has left the gaming industry at odds with scientists paul china japan reports. in this virtual universe made up of zeros and ones dense purple storm clouds out the planet ninety eight percent of the world's population is disappeared and zombies rise to attack remaining humans. it's a very fast pace to keep still. so much fun that the mass online phenomenon called fortnight is consuming hundreds of millions of players around the world while the goal of the game is to battle for the survival of humanity some people's fragile psyche may not survive this all consuming digital games. we have been reviewing evidence
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for the gaming behavior. several years. the world health organization's decision to label addiction to digital and video games as a mental health disorder puts it at odds with gaming industry organizations its reference guide of recognized and diagnosable diseases describes the addiction as a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior that becomes so extensive it takes precedence over other life interests the question whose is going through or over the gaming and ignores other distinction activities like sleep like eating like. education or and and that harms the person and why did the harm that wasn't continues. terrence i've been concerned about the endless hours their children have spent in front of their console's since the advent of atari and pong now they have science
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as their weapon to limit the time their children spend gaming the w.h.o. says only a small number of people who play digital and video games would develop a mental health disorder but early warning signs can help prevent it and while the makers of fortnight are expected to earn more than four billion dollars this year addiction to gaming screeding nice gaming addiction treatment programs which may even be more lucrative for insurance companies and health care providers now that gaming addiction is considered a mental health disorder. why does smartphones social media and computer games keep os hoax well designed to the tech industry uses human psychology and calls it behavior design all persuasive tech companies don't conceal this apple readily admits its products are addictive it's even designing an app to
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help you use your phone unless the average person checks their phone one hundred fifty times a day psychologists though are beginning to describe the deliberate engine. airing of addiction as an unethical practice and some within the tech industry want higher standards too but in the meantime for a tech company in the attention economy the more time a user spends online equals more money from ad revenue that revenue hit a record eighty eight billion dollars in two thousand and seventeen well joining me now from london is dr jamie woodcock jamie is a research or at the oxford internet institute good to have you with us so first of all how is human psychology used in digital design. well i think what we've seen is many attempts to introduce ways as you as you mentioned to capture people's attention and i think it's no surprise really that these kind of psychological aspects of being included but i think one of the ones we have to point to as being
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particularly problematic is the use of gambling or gambling like aspects in in video games for example to get users not only hooked but also it can cost a lot of money to give us some examples of how popular and social media platforms use psychology than other than the gambling games you've referred to i mean i think many of these are around feedback loops are introduced into into these platforms these build on well known affects about you know. communal loops and so on that you you know you get a rush with a particular kind of interaction and i think many many software platforms but many games as well try to mobilize this to keep users on the platform and ultimately this becomes not so that you share information or you communicate or you get time to play but to keep people hooked on a platform to make money from it you're in the university are all students people being taught how to use human psychology and some of these techniques that you're
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talking about. so i'm i'm a sociologist by training so i think one of the things that we try to teach students is a critical approach to these kinds of forms of media that perhaps we can look beyond these kind of psychological aspects but i'm the only time when i was a very lame you personally but i mean generally in institutions educational institutions and universities is that where it starts that people are taught these techniques i mean i think so and i think you know one of the aspects here that we really need to talk about is game if occasion and this is where psych you know psychological understandings of these feedback loops are being introduced into more and more aspects of our lives so it's no longer just on social media or just when you're playing video games we know these are used at work or they're used to keep you exercising and i think we need to ask questions about you know is it right that these things they used to to convince us to do things is it ethical so i think this
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is a this is the big question right now isn't it how i think illicit and i think you know in a way many of these kinds of platforms and kinds of games can be incredibly persuasive but in a sense for a company making these products of course they're going to do this you know there's been a long history of trying to make buying products from a company persuasive i think what we have to do is have conversations about you know how manipulative these things can be and particularly when it involves money and i think part of this as a as an academic is teaching people to think critically about the way they use these kind of platform or other than teaching people how to think critically i mean now that the w.h.o. is talk about mental health issues should there be regulation so i mean i think you know there were already is regulation of various kinds in a particular does there need to be veneering aims and perhaps in a domino way a different level in that in many ways. yeah i think in many ways this is kind of it's a new story but it's also an old story so when we have you know new forms of media
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that are being used by children that perhaps their parents don't understand or didn't use themselves we often get these kind of moral panics you know today it's fortnight you know in previous years it was you know staying up watching t.v. or ny or you know watching online videos or reading books with you know trashy content or whatever it is and i think one of the biggest biggest things we could do to move this debate forward is you know rethink the relationship that technology plays between between families so if parents are worried about fortnight perhaps they should you know play it with their children to get an experience of it because it's not that the media itself is inherently problematic it's that there are problematic uses of it so this should be a sort of family level regulation you don't see a role for the industry itself i don't know psychologists getting involved in sort of the programming design stage and that sort of thing i mean i think there's one
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aspect that does need regulation and that's the use of gambling in video games so the use of loot boxes or other techniques that. involving gambling being targeted at people who are under age you might not understand the risks of gambling but that's something where you know we have the regulation for this it's just a matter of the regulation being applied properly or we're talking about some of these terms like blue boxes and feedback loops and what sort of negative side effects are they producing in human behavior let's explain them and demystify some of these terms of this whole bit. so i think you know with with feedback loops this is something that's not necessarily a problem this is something where somebody's gain some kind of enjoyment and they're able to go through that process so it's you know it's going on twitter and finding that you will your tweet has been light and retreated a whole number of times or it's you know winning in a in a video game so these things are not that's not necessarily problematic but i think
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when these things are tied into gambling aspects so look boxes essentially reward in a video game where the contents of it is randomized and some people don't know what they're going to get when they open it up and often this can become problematic because we will can then buy additional attempts to win what they want and that is a way of mobilizing that feeling of winning something of some positive feedback and tying it into small purchases or keeping people on the game which is what does that do it what is it doing to people or is it simply that it's keeping people glued to their phones or is it doing something deeper to human psychology so i think you know there are arguments that you know the use of these new kinds of media are changing the way we think or attention span or so on but you know the way technology has always had these kinds of effects it changes how we think and it changes what we do and what i worry about is you know that we think that the entire
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media form is a problem you know it's true there are cases where people are becoming addicted to these these games and so on but the vast majority of the use is not like that so i think we have to be careful in kind of you know over kind of. generalizing the right use of these forms of media and i find a lot about you know the shift towards artificial intelligence is something that you know we're all talking about and i'm wondering whether technology will be even more able to manipulate human psychology in the future because of artificial intelligence for a profit of course. so. so then this is a really interesting question you know present you know artificial intelligence has been used in a whole number of new to mainz you know looking over legal documents in medical uses and so on psychology remains quite a difficult thing to program because people are contradictory and you know have
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conflicting emotions and all these manner of things i think really the question we need to be asking is if it's likely that a i could be used to manipulate people why are we not having a larger conversation about what ai could be used for that could benefit people because i think it's quite a dystopian future where ai is used to trick us and convince us to spend more money and so on when we could be using technology for for much better things are interesting thanks so much for your thoughts on that. apple's been fined six and a half million dollars for misinforming a strain in customers about their faulty i phones the tech giant refuses to fix phones and i pads that have been serviced by third parties but it failed to tell a stranger and customers about the policy apple admitted misleading hundreds of them after thomas' in sydney with more. this was an issue that affected five thousand people in australia twenty fifteen or twenty sixty they have. downloaded
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the latest software only to find that immediately generated an error fifty three message which stopped their device from what when those people took their products into an apple shop like this one they were told that they got the error of fifty three messages because it revealed that they had taken a device at some point so an unauthorized repair of an apple said that as a result of that they had no obligation to repair it or replacing the australians can see regular said no just because somebody. on the authorized repair does not invalidate the c. number text me just like. all the broken phones and nine million australian dollars fine that's about six million us dollars well this was an issue that affected people all over the world so australia is unlikely to be the last place by such a fine. and finally recycling firms in thailand are importing more electronic waste
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than they're allowed to and processing it in illegal factories scott heide live reports from bangkok. police officers gathered at a factory just outside bangkok drone to take a peek. before scaling the wall and going yes this is the latest in a series of raids on electronic waste factory for the past month the authorities have been cracking down on illegal operations and investigating imported ways. some companies are bringing in more than they're authorized to import and using illegal factories like this one. it's the largest raid of its kind yet police estimate that there are six thousand tons of illegal waste in the sprawling compound all these seven company can you but now we found out that. not the. factory but to another in the gun factory importers have
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now had their license is suspended for a year intelligence gained on previous raids led police here to this plastic facility it's not even registered to do this kind of work now this is a stack of old router fronts now there are thousands of stacks like this on this facility and it's clear that this particular one came from overseas on the back of them there's a sticker with an american customer service number on it customs officials say that the import of plastic material for recycling including waste totals two hundred thousand tons for just the first five months of this year that's double the amount for all of last year i believe it. is wrong the ban from china in that in part country so. tend to fly other countries. to and thailand. those countries. environmental group greenpeace also thinks the chinese ban has led to an increase
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they're concerned with the contamination electronic waste causes heavy metal in water and soil and airborne toxins but the more immediate concern there's no specific law that deals directly with the waste management. dumping up. and we don't have to do that he says there's a domestic to keep the current businesses open so there's no economic reason for thailand to take in other countries. show for this remember you can. twitter the hash tag a.j. c.t.c. when you do drop us an email. address is more for you on line. that will take you straight to our page which has individual
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suspends joint military exercises with south korea but also extend sanctions against the north. the u.n. calls for an end to a government offensive in southern syria as thousands of people sleep towards the border with jordan. and the international criminal court gives me an ma deadline to respond to claims of forcibly deported muslim writing. if the o.p.'s new prime minister says a few people have been killed and several others were injured after a grenade attack during a rally he was addressing minutes have been talking to tens of thousands of supporters in the capital addis ababa mescal square since taking office in april the forty two year old has announced a series of reforms including the release of tens of thousands of prisoners the opening of state owned companies to private investment and
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a peace deal with eritrea this is what's had to say in an address to the nation just after the attack. in the air my fellow while that with a certain groups planned and coordinated to destroy this large gathering to kill innocent people and to spill blood on our streets they have tried very hard but their entire plot has failed despite that a few europeans have been hurt there are a few people who have been killed and others have been injured but first for those who lost their lives for ethiopia's forgiveness and future my brothers and sisters and those who have been injured i send my deepest condolences and especially to their families we will always remember their sacrifice us they paid with their lives for our unity but today the message i want to send is that love will win forgiveness will win killing is losing killing is shameful happiness is unity
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plotting to kill your fellow ethiopians and other civilians is being small and. well luly is a regional security and politics research he's on the line from the capital lily just take us through what happened at the rally. think you. know the explosion the moment that there were hundreds of thousands of europeans you know printed this huge rally coming from the capital but also from the surrounding towns and. it also came from you know some. painters hundreds of clematis competent so after he made a very. high spirited speech. the explosion happened few minutes after the end of the speech he was the mass then three seats and he was sitting next to the. indicia of the house in the explosion
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happened and then he was picking and we saw the security forces to a safer place apparently in there wasn't sure which rally was a huge crowd and it was very difficult for one of the people in the rani to know what's really happening almost people learned about the explosion after ten twenty south explodes and when the prime minister in that televised address off to the rally talks about certain groups who do we think he's referring to i think he's been very critical of groups who have a guinness the kind of reforms that he's been undertaking the past few months but i think he's refraining from pointing out his fingers to speak they see groups but brutally. this rally was first of all supporting the deforms and to change stuff on the differences become by the time i was also all around me going i used to sense
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a message to the old guards or other groups who are deemed to be what to gamers difficulties and opened up and the course that your son conceived. how do you lutie thank you very much. the united states has indefinitely suspended some military training exercises with south korea the announcement comes just weeks after the president donald trump and the north korean leader kim jong un met in singapore mr trump promised to end military training in south korea in return for pyongyang taking steps towards denuclearization but he has extended sanctions against north korea for a year saying it still posed an extraordinary threat creating leeson as mourner from south korea's beyond come to. the two korean marine exchange program exercise drills were to be held over the course of the next three months the south koreans have confirmed that these have been suspended this comes after the announcement
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also this week that freedom guardian another large exercise involving seventeen and a half thousand u.s. soldiers would also be suspended that came after mr trump exited from the summit with mr kim saying that he was looking at suspending war games as a gesture of goodwill towards the north koreans so this should come as very good news to the north koreans because they've always seen these exercise drills as provocative as a practice for invasion so it should be welcomed quite well by the leader mr kim but extraordinarily this comes as mr trump has told congress that he's going to reduce sanctions against the north koreans dating that there is still an extraordinary threat now the u.s. has had a national emergency against north korea from toothpick since two thousand and eight and that's related to its nuclear capabilities which he says still exists so there is this carrot and stick approach on the one hand offering the suspension of these drills and on the other renewing the sanctions against north korea. people in
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the southern syrian province of deer are fleeing towards the border with jordan as government forces step up their offensive thousands have been trying to move to safety as syrian forces target rebel held areas now parts of iraq come under a so-called deescalation zone agreed to last year by the united states russia and jordan the u.n. secretary general is calling for the offensive to end and for all sides to commit to the deal it comes almost three months after the syrian army recaptured the rebel held enclave of east and east of damascus now it's focused on the southwestern province of daraa where some areas are still held by armed groups syrian activists of reported heavy shelling in several locations the most intense they say was in the towns of iraq. thousands of people have been displaced in this latest round of fighting many and trying to leave the war zone for jordan the director of the levant institute for strategic affairs sami nada says the offensive in there are
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clearly violates the deescalation zone original agreement. i think behind the development that is serious at them from the syrian regime and backed by russia to test how much the united states is committed to defend this agreement and how much f.s.a. aid at least in our army is ready on the ground and at the core of this escalation agreement is that you're saying and but as and in south sense here and this was dragged in is that i entered into the picture. is that i am. keen to keep. to keep iranian forces far from its borders its north their own border at this was their key issue for the last three or four months how much iran would be closed today is that
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i.e.d. border and that there are talks that russia has to get from a commitment that it would have had. to to push the iranian forces far from that is that i.e.d. borders but it won't surprise against this so the question here is russia backing this development trying to strike a deal to confirm it's a presence in thousands here in exchange of pushing the iranian forces far from that is that idea bordered this is to be seen by the international criminal court has given me an mar a month to respond to allegations of forcibly deported hundreds of thousands of ringler me and my soldiers are accused of carrying out a campaign of violence which the un's called ethnic cleansing more than seven hundred thousand muslim wrangle fled their homes and cross the border into
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bangladesh the i.c.c. has no jurisdiction inside me in march but prosecutors argue a case could be made through bangladesh myanmar has until july the twenty seventh to reply. the latest crackdown on muslim or hindu began last august following attacks on police outposts in myanmar's we're kind states now at the time residents and activists reported soldiers firing indiscriminately at unarmed men women and children according to human rights watch at least three hundred sixty two running of villages were raised the military campaign escalated in the following weeks and months causing some seven hundred thousand to flee most of them to neighboring bangladesh in february the associated press released images it described as the site of a massacre and at least five undisclosed mass graves the un special rapporteur to me in ma i said violence against the rigging bears the hallmarks of genocide. has
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more now from dhaka. bangladesh government submitted its observation to the international criminal code last when it's their content is not made public it was a closed door hearing how the i.c.c. say that the transcript will be available within their weight on the other hand them leon maher government said the i.c.c. doesn't have any jurisdiction over me and my sense is not a signatory to the i.c.c. this is despite the fact that the un and many other human rights human rights organisation have consistently stated that what happened to the ranger refugees in myanmar is nothing less than ethnic cleansing bangladesh would like to still pursue have bilateral process with me on mars it has a lot of stake with me on my in terms of trade and connectivity with southeast asia and china despite the fact that since november signed a bilateral agreement father repatriation process not a single growing refugee is able to move back to me on my own there are going to
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refugees we spoke to in the camp say that they need to have a say in this whole process then some sort of security guarantee and recognition for their citizenship before any such representation takes place we'll have to see how the whole thing unfolds down the road. and just get right up to date with the very latest on that breaking story that's come to us out of addison today just in the past ninety minutes two hours or so a grenade attack at a pro prime minister rally in the capital city the reformist prime minister calling this deadly explosion that disrupted that rally a well orchestrated attack he was on as we were reporting earlier national television talking about it he talked about certain groups he did not go as far as naming them he blamed anyone for the blast however as being the loss itself as being cheap and unacceptable he also said that several people a few people were killed we don't have a death toll so far but clearly the police investigating there the prime minister
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also said love always wins killing others is a defeat to those who try to divide us i want to tell you that have not succeeded reporters in the people we've been talking to over the past two hours as i say they were mirroring each other saying this was a big rally it was a pro prime minister rally because they have been lifted by his introduction of pretty widespread spread reforms clearly the people who would want to perpetrate this kind of attack that set against what he wants to do more on that as soon as we can for you and also via the web site al jazeera dot com still to come on this channel thousands of children lost in the system as the u.s. struggles to reunite families separated by donald trump's immigration policies. anyway your boy you one time a place. like any indian also ahead to the immigrants who change the face of britain a special anniversary for the wind rush generation. hello
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and welcome back well. it's looking pretty lively across parts of southeast asia at the moment so you've had some heavy rain being reported in kuala lumpur but elsewhere sherritt to vittie is pretty lively at the moment so call in pursing a poor can see some heavy downpours here borneo is also looking pretty wet and showers threatening parts of java at the moment and that is likely continues a head on through into monday not normally seen much the way of rain this time of year but we could see some thunderstorms effect in jakarta and the scottish hours three distributed right across the philippines heading down into a straight here the country is covered by one large area of high pressure and that's pulling in some freddie chilly air around it and under clear skies we're seeing temperatures drop quite low alice springs the next few nights getting them
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very close to freezing daytime highs of just eighteen degrees melbourne struggling with a high of twelve degrees person quite good a mix and there are twenty one degrees and fine weather continues through into monday meanwhile across in new zealand we've got some pretty unsettled weather here we're certainly seeing the winds coming out from the south bringing the risk of snow across the southern alps all way up through the alps too in the course of sunday slightly brighter times in oakland but remaining pretty unsettled here across both islands highs of fifteen. on counting the cost of a stronger daws spells trouble ahead for developing market economies. digital. the tech industry uses human psychology plus the fight for control of libya's oil price . counting the cost. of. a new key to understanding
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a very different way people think how we don't leave. welcome back you're with al-jazeera live from doha peter davi in the chair today the top story so far if europeans new prime minister says a few people are dead after a blast at a rally he was oppressing met been talking to tens of thousands of supporters in the capital addis ababa is mescal square there are reports that three people have been detained by the police. the u.s. says indefinitely suspended some military exercises with south korea weeks after donald trump's meeting with the north korean leader kim jong il and the president
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from his extended sanctions against pyongyang saying it still posed an extraordinary threat to. people in southern syria and the province of drop a fleeing towards the border with jordan as government forces step up their offensive thousands have been trying to move to safety a syrian forces target the rebel held areas. candidates in turkey's snap election are making a final push to win support ahead of the vote on sunday they're bracing for surprises at a crucial time in the political landscape that's because a big number of swing voters have been shifting allegiances. now explains from gas ante up. you president to. one of his last campaign rallies at this ng and already galvanized. everywhere he asked people to vote for the people's alliance the new political bloc led by his akin party. you go to as you
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know every vote you cast for the people's alliance will be the final nail in the coffin of the old system in turkey that keeps producing military coups and crises on june twenty four every vote cast for the act party guarantee our future. with recent constitutional changes followed at a fandom managed to. constantly many powerless in the office of the president so the man who has never lost an election and who has been in power for the longest time since the founder of the republic most of a command architect cannot afford to lose. he needs to convince friend and foe that he's still the best person to lead turkey but the country is as politically polarized as ever the president knows he'll have to fight all the way to snatch a clear victory in many highly contested regions everyone can muster the net vote for white. pride in their own hands what has happened why what was said on
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sunday was once the stock you mention could occur you know no one has learned its lesson was in an area where there was a dip in the pot as there is no. results of last year's referendum on constitutional changes what an eye opener for one and his ruling bloc big cities such as istanbul and untidy which gave him an easy victory in the november two thousand and fifteen general election voted against his constitutional amendments in two thousand and seventeen more consistent challenges are expected in the south eastern region of the arbuckle the heartland of the kurdish political movement where their support for the kiddish nationalist people's democratic party the h d p . secular and traditional supporters of the republican people's party c.h.p. have the upper hand in the western regions and in the case of the conservative
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regions of gaza president needs to maintain the loyalty of vast areas in central anatolia with majority conservative and religious populations. but techies political culture is unpredictable. previous indicators may not be replicated in this election in the wake of the two thousand and seventeen referendum and convened his cabinet to study the causes behind the no vote in big cities against his proposed reforms. knowledge of the existence of problems and the need to find solutions he knows that those who oppose him on ideological or political grounds will continue to vote against him anyway but for the wider non politicized masses he needs to address basic needs including fixing the economy. and does iraq. turkey. police in india questioning several suspects after the gang rape of five female charity workers in a remote region in the east the women were abducted while performing
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a play highlighting human trafficking before being raped at gunpoint which a group to is the founder of apne app that's a grassroots organization working to end sex trafficking of women in india she says it's likely that women were targeted for raising awareness. there is a growing culture of impunity on rape and sexual violence in india women are getting increasingly devalued and targeted for sexual violence and they go out in public places and these big men were obviously activists would go on to do a play against sex trafficking in a village in an area from where girls are being trafficked for in a huge in huge numbers this really of course is to target activists who are working against sexual violence against sex trafficking or report profit as i call it to and but increasingly in the last few years in india what's been happening is that creep has been going up the numbers have been going up the ages have been coming
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down very recently there was the rape of an eight year old girl in kashmir age by the caretaker of a temple along with four police officers who raped her and just before that a year or a few months before that there was a rape of another girl the little girl by an elected official of the ruling party in u.b. and when the girl decided to go and complain her father was arrested and murdered in a police station so along with comments which devalue women in public places there has also been target traipse of muslims and their limits and also more than indian women. the greek prime minister has called a debt relief deal that ends the country's bailout program and historic step eurozone countries to the soviet crisis the strug recent twenty tend to be over alexis tsipras when that was gone he would wear a tie on friday you put a tie on but not for long. i fulfilled the
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bet i put the tie on but i have to tell you that all these years i fought the battle with my work uniform without the tie the mark you've been there in the middle as i was fighting the battle without a tide turning the official and unofficial events i will continue fighting just because the great people still have a lot of big battle to win a divine donald trump is sticking to his zero tolerance policy on immigration dismissing what he called phony stories of sadness and grief earlier this week he signed an executive order to stop separating youngsters from their parents at the border but there is still confusion on how to reunite an estimated eighteen hundred children alan fischer now reports. for one mother the pain of separation over seven year old darwin was taken from beata may hear me here at the border in arizona. we come from guatemala no after more than a month she could finally hold them again she sued the government for some return
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and one day when i started crying when i saw him because he's the only child i have i thank god because i have him here with me he's now sad but nobody's going to separate us again. but though donald trump signed an executive order halting the separation of children from the families thousands still face the pain of separation and no one noise when they will be reunited the executive order president trump does not solve the problem we still face the reality of at least twenty three hundred of these young children who have been separated and there is nothing said nothing about what we're going to do to reunite them or to take care of them during this period of time daughter started the day with a series of tweets arjan republicans to ditch plans to pass new immigration legislation saying republicans should stop wasting their time on immigration until after we elect more senators and congress men women in november this just days
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after he demanded congress sort the problem out. then removed that so-called angel families people who had relatives killed by undocumented migrants these are the american citizens permanently separated from their loved ones highlighting he's not backing away from his hard line immigration stance one central square one safety in a country we want strong borders we want people to come in but we want them to come in the proper way. on friday protesters surrounded the home of homeland security secretary christian nielsen and put a full volume recording of children after they have been separated from the parents of the border it's been a difficult week for donald trump but with no deal on immigration in sight a new clarity of what no needs to happen on the border next week isn't looking good either how in fish or al-jazeera washington. gave elizondo has more now from brownsville in texas on the u.s.
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mexican border. when this is erode tolerance policy was in acted it does not appear that there was given any thought to how to reunite children with their parents and we're seeing the ramifications of that now there are so many challenges primarily that there are so many government agencies involved in this the border patrol department of homeland security department of health and human services all of these agencies have a hand in trying to reunite in some way the children with the parents but there's no overarching system in place to actually make this happen also many of the children have been transported to shelters outside of texas there are some in florida some in new york as well as over ten other states this is a very difficult problem as well and many of the children young as young as eighteen months old so they can't even communicate with social workers to tell them what their name is who their parents are this is a challenge and forget that some of the parents of already been deported out of the
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country back to central america without their children how do you really night people that are in other countries that have been deported back with their kids that are here in the u.s. a huge challenge that no one seems to have an answer to the longer this goes on there's a real possibility that some of the children that are currently separated from their parents will never be reunited again with their loved ones and potentially could become orphans. now in the u.k. thousands have attended celebrations marking seventy years since hundreds of migrants first to arrive from the caribbean when they became known as the windrush generation after the name of the ship that they sailed on and he would pass this story. it was a week that is a journey which changed the face of britain. the story of the people who arrived from the caribbean to help rebuild the british economy in the wake of the second world war. the so-called windrush generation celebrated inside westminster
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abbey. a few kilometers away in brixton in a place many people settled upon the anniversary elsie sutherland arrived as a twenty two year old from st vincent in the granite ngs in the early ninety's and six days anyway you go you want to be friendly like i merely and that's the way that elsie along with thousands of others helped turn britain sport tunes around but the journey to transform the country into a multicultural society wasn't an easy one when people alive in those early days it was top someplace to outright hostility you could have predicted that seventy some people would have faced deportation from the country they regarded as. earlier this year it emerged that some members all relatives of the windrush generation have been threatened with deportation refused health care and lost their jobs because
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they couldn't prove their legal status in part because immigration rules have changed junior green a riped in britain as a baby he was caught up in the scandal and missed his own mother's spew because he was stopped from boarding a plane back to the u.k. after visiting jamaica for the first time in years of a trade. and they took heart from me that can never be a can of get back the government apologized to the scandal and is now celebrations tomorrow when trucks will take place every game for some day it is long. there was a disconnect between what is going on in the black stroke african african caribbean communities and what is going on in the mainstream white society which is let's say politically dominated where we have been overlooked but that doesn't mean we ourselves don't celebrate and commemorate our contributions because we are the ones who keep this stuff alive the many the greatest legacy of the windrush generation
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will be when the contribution of communities in britain is fully recognized and the hayward algis there in london. to swiss players could face fines from football's governing body fifa over their celebrations in friday's world cup match against serbia granted shaka. both have ethnic cos of an albanian heritage after scoring for their adopted home switzerland against serbia they put their hands together in the shape of the eagle displayed on albanians national flag the gesture is likely to inflame political tensions in the balkans it's also used by albanian nationalists. this is al jazeera these are the top stories ethiopia's new prime minister says a few people have been killed and several others were injured after a grenade attack during a rally he was addressing. i've been talking to tens of thousands of supporters in
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the capital at this up as mescal square since taking office in april the forty two year old has announced a series of reforms including the release of tens of thousands of prisoners the opening of state owned companies to private investment and a peace deal with eritrea this is what's had to say in an address to the nation just after the last. in the air my fellow while it with a certain groups planned and coordinated to destroy this large gathering to kill innocent people and to spill blood on our streets they have tried very hard but their entire plot has failed despite that a few europeans have been hurt there are a few people who have been killed but today the message i want to send is that love will win forgiveness will win killing is losing killing is shameful happiness is unity the u.s.
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has indefinitely suspended some military training exercises with south korea the announcement comes just weeks after president trump and the north korean leader kim jong un met at a summit in singapore mr trump promised to tone down military training in south korea in return for the north taking steps towards denuclearization but he's extended sanctions against pyongyang for a year saying it still poses an extraordinary threat the u.s. is still struggling to reunite hundreds of migrant families who were separated as a result of president trump's immigration policy this week public pressure forced mr trump to sign an executive order to stop the border separations but he says toughen foresman will continue dismissing what he called phony stories of sadness and grief people in the southern syrian province of differ on a fleeing for the border with jordan as government forces step up their offensive thousands have been trying to move to safety as syrian forces target rebel held areas government aircraft dropped leaflets earlier this week urging people to
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cooperate in driving out armed groups those are your headlines up next is talk to al-jazeera i will see you very soon. al-jazeera. and. every. you're going to. see. this weekend's election scheme turkey millions of people go to the polls to elect their president and the new parliament it's the first time since the referendum
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last year when the people approved a new constitution giving more power to the presidency. today on talk to al-jazeera we discuss what president aerator going to hopes to achieve if he wins a new term in a conversation with the spokes person. but first another contender for the presidency the leader of the study party he says president heir to gun is not doing enough to unite the muslim world abroad and is moving the country to a dictatorship at home. with a time out term alone lou thank you very much for talking to others zero and i thank you very much traditionally you and your party have been allied with presidents are on the k.p. what is it that's made you peel away from the alliance in these upcoming elections well we looked away from them they peeled away they left us they left the principle
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of added back on and started a new course for themselves the pris principle a completely different we got a lot of importance for example to ethical values and second to be given a lot of importance to economical and tech none of development and thirdly we have a different dignified foreign policy what we call and we try to establish stomach you and me and as wet now they had left all these gold they said that no we are going to go in european union european union is our ideal setup and that it. value is important for us and secondly they accepted the united states and israel there that educate partners and thirdly they decided to add up the capitalist system whole li without thinking about
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the actual development of technology and industry in our country so you say there is no common ground between you and our party but you are now in collaboration with the c.h.p. for the parliamentary elections what. is there where is the common ground between you and the c.h.p. third we have decided to pass the threshold secondly the new system presidential system is going to lead turkey to a dictatorship there is no doubt because the parliament has no influence on the president they can't control they can't produce any value which will be effective so the president in fact is will decide what ever he thinks proper without consulting the parliament this is the basic thing i mean in
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a country if you want peace but the people the people trolls a presidential system this isn't a system that's been imposed on the turkish people there was a referendum it was free and fair yes the people chose it no it was not free and fair that is thirty plus decide on that even if i mean according to observers it was free and you know well you can argue well we did not say anything or polls what the public have told but the point is the public can make mistakes as well it would be too late when they they see realize what the dangers that and what they will face ok so the share common ground between you and the c.h.p. is that you believe that separation of power ration of power and the government should not have any influence on justice on the court today the government directly controls and gives in fact all this to the
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court to the dragon have justice in a world like this i want to ask you about some of the other policies because of or not of the discussion in these presidential elections has been about separation of power has been about the dangers that many of the opposition parties believe the presidential system poses. you have for example the candidate of the c.h.p. . he's vowed to send back all syrian refugees within one hundred days he's promised to appoint a turkish ambassador to syria whose government has killed hundreds of thousands of people including tuchman are these policies that you believe are shared common ground between the cider party and the c.h.p. you know we are not in a coalition they have a different agenda we have a different agenda the only common ground is on the separation of powers on the other edge and that we don't share a marriage of convenience yes that's true when it comes to syria well from the
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beginning i can say that the turkish a.k.p. government has. foreign policy which is which does not have a stable go they have always supported the american policies they have always given important unfortunately to israeli policies policies as well seemingly they are very brittle how brave and they can criticize israel in every field they can accuse them as being at the state but the decisions they have taken and the turkish relationship with israel improved tremendously i mean now right now it's not improve you're talking about the past few years the very difficult situation was only recently know your best no no let me tell you one thing i believe in the trade agreements oh trade has increased tenfold with israel
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and the pilot who are bombing guys that is trained in turkey. so you are this is an important issue no one takes notice of this israeli planes who are bombing gaza are trained in turkey. can anyone grasp what this me it's a it's a very difficult concept to grasp because what a lot of people see is the turkish aid of course to gaza they see the statements made by one for example when the us declared drew slim occupied illegally occupied drew some of the capital of israel so how do you justify his arsenal if now you actually analyze all the points that you put forth one helping the gaza strip is blockade there yes still it will locate its continue gaza is an open air prison did the turkish government do anything i mean there is
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no no no i mean we can put forward a lot of questions but i am asking a very clear question those pilots who are bombing gaza are trained in turkey blockade is still there what and what. trade with israel does improve we are given full support when it comes to jerusalem i mean it such. misleading attitude is put forward in this case that what the islamic. organization the noisy little country though is it came to go to the decision they have taken what did they say sixteen percent the euro zone belonged to belong to palestine. from the other side what it means it means that eighty four percent belongs to israel no one takes no to solve this and of course
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they can't do anything but the palestinians are thankful be called this issue was carried to the united nations to what effect nothing just a could if you believe it's just propaganda from just a problem that is nothing else. all the policies we destroyed americans destroyed iraq for what these them because saddam they accused that saddam had nuclear weapons at the end they could not find any they said we apologize it was wrong what one and a half million muslims world massacred in iraq who did responsible is the policy turkish government has any responsibility for your saying that under the one in the act party they have become closer to the united states closer to israel and they want to join the european union if you were in power who would your allies be what alliances would you build international
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exact now first where. some people say that well what happens if you bring the weak countries together but still we believe the gooney to all the countries we have first the eight these are the countries who have larger populations that. you have muslim countries that are actively working against turkey yes i have the united arab emirates you have how do you have egypt you have countries that actively are working to damage turkey. you know this happened in the past as well only if there is a mind a mind which is that determined to correct the mistakes that the countries are making you have to hug them you have to bring them to us table and discuss the matters what the mistakes they are making must have you must show them that the decisions they are taking are wrong but this is not achieved by quarrelling with
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them fighting with them going to war with them the muslim world is burning. all over i mean we have to see what is happening we have to try to bring them together so that we shall fall out for all our selves if the americans or do you peons or israel interfere they will not be able to come together they don't want us to come together this is a win that we have to put into effect to be fair in the past ten years turkey's leadership role region least specifically in the muslim world has increased dramatically ten fifteen years ago no one really cared what turkey's policies were to be honest i know that so that is something but that is something that you have to credit the government oh no we have supported the united states in iraq that is
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something but you have them go through a lot leadership role in the muslim world what positive decision the muslim world has taken tell me because of thirty one decision i mean they would say the supporters of the government will talk to the work that is done in somalia other will talk about the interfering why myanmar and the massacring of muslims let me tell you this aid is different i agree turkish government i mean when i criticize the outline or turkish government i am not saying that they have not done anything of course we agreed that they have given a lot of support to somalia they have given aid to other countries at the places where they are suffering i don't regret that. but the point is this is just a this is not a policy which will bring with them countries to stand up on their own let's move
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back to domestic issues for a second and sunday's elections they're not only for the presidency they're also for the parliament and now while your collaboration with the c.h.p. is only on the parliamentary election front you are nominated as the candidate of your party for the presidency the c.h.p. as i mentioned have the wrong kind of its madam now considering this sort of party failed to get even ten percent of the votes in the last elections the last parliamentary elections that is do you really think that you personally stand a chance of winning the presidency there are some rumors that thirteen tricks are prepared we don't know what would happen you know when you take it. take part in elections you go that when. needless to say president erdogan has a different view from the leader of the sadat party. just hours before the polls open we sat down with one of his leading advisers and spokesperson now those who claim that the new system will be some kind of an authoritarian talk receive
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a one man rule etc will study political history and look at the examples of other presidential system was for the presidential system in and of itself be a one man rule if you look at for example how much power american presidents have it's not any different or you look at the french model which is semi presidential or look at other countries where you have presidential system like in mexico argentina indonesia russia and other countries so in and of itself a presidential system cannot be called an authoritarian system in fact if you look at the model itself the full separation of powers judiciary executive and legislative in fact that is fully separated in the presidential system but your opponents say that the drudgery isn't separated from power the one of the reasons why they say they're running against. president one is because they claim the government now controls the judiciary and it's the dreaded sri acts according to
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the whims of the one no to the contrary in fact of the judiciary used to be dominated by a kind of a more secularist type of judges and prosecutors in the past and we have many examples of this and then what happened in the. in the last five six years until a few years ago the good dentist infiltrated the judiciary but because the fetter people they put there of people in key positions of the judiciary prosecutors and judges and members of high judicial councils and they were controlling the judiciary now we have eliminated the good honest from the judiciary in fact if you look at how the judicial system works in turkey they have the iran you know impartial and free position they make decisions every single day on you know thousands of cases from criminal cases to political cases from civil suits to many other things. so they are independent in fact within the new system presidential
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system they will have more independence because the members of the high councils of . judicial system will be appointed by the president as well as by the parliament but also with members from the judicial bodies themselves so why do you think the narrative especially in western media international media is that actually contrary to what you're saying turkey is moving towards this or third tarion regime or system of governance i think most of the criticism that you get from some western media outlets and some commentators is based on a total misreading of the political realities in turkey they are very selective they are very partial in fact some you will call them political activism rather than really serious journalism to give you a couple of examples some commentators in the western media predicted. in almost every single election the last ten years that one was about to lose they
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advocated the opposition candidates which is fine if that's their position that's fine but they fail at their predictions every single time aired on has entered almost fourteen or fifteen i think general local elections and referendum over the last fourteen fifteen years and here's one every single one of them to vote on sundays not going to be any different according to the polls that we have and also what we see on the ground we've been campaigning for more than a month now we've been throughout the country in all the major cities and we see the crowds on the streets and the years aspiration stayers expectations from the government from the leadership it's very clear that he is set to win this election as well now if venting is a crime. that he is. you know he's yours he's guilty but that that's that's a faulty logic obviously just because he keeps winning doesn't make him an
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authoritarian person we spoke true. who is a candidate for this other party obviously they come from the same school of thought of. who was a mentor of their president when he says the reason why he's contesting the presidency against one is because he believes early on in the act party your party have shifted away from the morals and principles that you once claimed to adhere to and have gone off in search of centrally kind of ultimate capitalism away from the principles of socialist social justice as were the underpins of the ark party the justice and development party well i can only laugh at this claims because if you look at issues of social justice no other political party or leader has done more to raise the level of living standards of ordinary citizens low income people in
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turkey than president has done over the last sixteen years you can see this in the economic growth of the country turkey was only a two hundred fifty billion dollar economy in two thousand and two when i want to go over in fact it took over in two thousand and three and now turkey is an eight hundred billion dollar economy. g.d.p. per capita was about two thousand dollars to twenty five hundred dollars or so it's about eleven thousand dollars at the moment you look at the business opportunities look at the big investments the f.b.i. f.b.i. coming into turkey and so on so forth i can hear many many examples from health of to education from infrastructure to rose hospitals and. airports and seaports tourism in all walks of life. turkish economy has expanded turkish society has moved up in many areas and ordinary citizens. which makes up make up like that the vast majority of the turkish people in the rural as well as urban areas have benefited from this equally in regards to issues of like shifting turkey away from
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traditional western alliance or other. camps. we've seen this argument over and over you know he's accusing you of going too much to the western alliance is so too much to the united states too much to israel understand the way from the muslim role than your traditional regional and others claims that turkey is moving away from the traditional western alliance. you cannot make everybody happy obviously but from say that particular point of view let me say that again turkey has done more for the causes of the oppressed people in the world not just muslims but also other people then again any other country in recent history i mean look at what turkey has done in somalia look at what turkey has done in palestine new guards the courts as well as in gaza but all palestinians just remember president of the one who is the president of the y. seat term president had three summits under do i see one.
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regulars and two extraordinary. summits and the two summits what about the courts well on the other if i can interject because i want to give you a chance to respond to this specific accusation that came from kerman low luis is that these that you use palestine as a some sort of electioneering tool in order to gain popularity that actually relationship with israel has improved trade between the two countries has improved and actually that president with one of the our party doesn't care or don't care about the plight of those suffering in gaza under blockade about the illegal occupation what's your response as it's completely unfounded baseless accusation in fact this is. election time. really just polemical issues i think the facts are very clear turkey has done more in terms of providing humanitarian aid to
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the palestinians not just in gaza but also in the west bank and. have raised the issue of course at the international level after the americans decided to move their embassy to jerusalem turkey has done more as called for extraordinary summit and mobilize the international community and had a historic success at the u.n. general assembly remember one hundred twenty eight countries watered against the u.s. decision and in the second voting again there was overwhelming majority supporting . the motion that we put together with the kuwaitis and the egyptians and the jordanians i believe. to reject american. decision to recognize jerusalem as the capital of israel but also in regards to what happened at the border in gaza in may and now we have succeeded in. calling for. a protection force for the palestinians
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themselves so now the secretary general. is. mandated to bring an action plan to the general assembly in regards to how to protect the palestinian civilians this has never happened before in the entire history of the palestinian cause and this is thanks to this mobilizing force of all the countries that support of its muslim countries as well as european latin american and other countries and president one pull out is singlehandedly heroic role in mobilizing the international community if this was just an election investment why should he take that risk because that puts us against you know some prominent countries of the world such as the united states israel the lobby etc that keeps attacking president on every single issue so if you cannot call that election investment as a genuine support and i think this is proven over and over again finally if presidents or do one wins in the first round of these elections what steps will he
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take in order to allay the fears or at least to prove wrong those who claim that he is continuing going barking on this. authoritarian dictates or your pursuit of you know one man power over this country obviously it takes to two to tango you cannot expect just the president or the government to do x.y.z. and that will all the concerns i think other opposition parties will have to do more to bring you know different segments of the society together we understand it's election time you know it's hard campaigning we understand all of that but come june twenty fifth you know we wake up to. did new political scene with the parliament and the presidency etc i think everyone should
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have. a role to play in normalizing relations and the sentiments in the post-election period of course president again will do his part as the president of the country as the president of every citizen in this country he has never discriminated against. the citizens just because they didn't vote for him no one can claim that i mean look at the services look at you know the social justice issues etc investments and all of that he's never discriminates against anyone but if you look at the discourse of other political parties you know i have some concerns about some of his issues again this is deepening of this polarization if you will for us that means peace if you will for them that means war that kind of language we never used that it's certainly going to be an historic election with the whole world watching the edge of their seats lots are coming thank you very much for talking to zero my pleasure tonight thank
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you. unless we have new generations growing up to understand other nations of the natural then soon be nothing left and will suffer primatologist and conservationist dr jane goodall towards to al-jazeera. from the hills of northern greece the places in turkey where refugees hideouts before trying to cross easy to see the crossing countries means crossing the intimidating river more and more refugees are attempting this route even though they know how dangerous it is even outside the risk of drowning or dying of cold in these huge empty spaces any number of refugees have told us that confessions been forcibly turned around by greek police acting in coordination with from texas the european union border agency. this eighteen year old syrian was in the smugglers boats with
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his younger sister. the police came up to us in that boat they told us you can't cross they made us turn around the police who previously given us access to their fence and border patrols gave us a statement denying that they turn any refugees around unclaimed their priority is human dignity. but human rights advocates say they know pushbacks happen all the time and accuse the greek government of breaking international law. this is al-jazeera. or a tile this is the news hour live from doha coming up in the next sixty minutes. scenes of panic as a grenade exploded killing people at
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a huge rally for ethiopia's prime minister. turkey's presidential front runners make their final pitch to voters ahead of some. elections. children lost in the system as the u.s. struggles to reunite families separated at the border plus. the. rising triggers a state of emergency in papua new guinea overshadowing preparations for an international summit and i'm peter seem to go to sports world champions germany face a crunch match on saturday while swiss fans celebrate their team's come from behind victory over serbia at the world cup. in ethiopia where the new prime minister says a few people have been killed in the explosion at
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a rally where he was speaking had been addressing tens of thousands of supporters of the capital of us mescal square since taking office in april the forty two year old has announced a series of changes including the release of tens of thousands of prisoners the opening of state owned companies to private investment and a peace deal with eritrea is a problem so we're just concluded his speech and that moment there was agreement. but i think the guy was just trying to show the stage. side him just took him. just went off and on sunday there are some people who are just wounded because of. well this is what i might have to say in the address to the nation shortly after the attack in yemen my friend why not but that and certain groups planned and coordinated to destroy this large gathering to kill innocent people and to spill blood on our streets they have tried very hard but
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their entire plot has failed despite that a few europeans have been hurt there are a few people who have been killed and others have been injured but first for those who lost their lives for you to oppress forgiveness and future my brothers and sisters and those who have been injured i send my deepest condolences and especially to their families we will always remember their sacrifice they paid with their lives for our unity but today the message i want to send is that love will win forgiveness will win killing is losing killing is shameful happiness is unity plotting to kill your fellow ethiopians and other civilians is being small in the. capital selassie is a senior reporter at business news on the phone now from address of us thanks very much for being with some of you at this rally when the explosion went off what happened. also when i was there i think some one hundred meters from.
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i heard some of the blast but. it was some sort of it's because. i. assume it was. at that hour but that's because after people started. the water became all talk it was glad. to be safe with a bomb blast that's. how most people. we were hearing that a number of people have been detained who might want to disrupt this rally. could you repeat that you know it could increase a number of people have been detained by police who might want to disrupt this
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rally. that hasn't going to. peter's on specific really because for group called social media people are getting well while the cases they change may be somebody who how do we do this from the coalition might have something to carry or maybe neighboring countries that are not a hobby we've used for the surely ought to be their futures to go to officially get the people are speculating. or don't know or. which. organization or individuals. come to. the street only days to know. who was going to put the shoulder. ok
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yes. i see the line is not great so we are going to leave it there but thanks very much for joining us with the latest in addis ababa now today he's presidential candidates holding that final rallies ahead of landmark elections on sunday the vote will bring constitutional changes into effect that will transform the political system has emerged at type two and biggest threat comes from the home in che who's running for the main opposition republican party. will be going live to istanbul shortly but first his benefit taking us through the main kansas and explaining why this election is so significant. for the first time in turkey parliamentary and presidential elections are being held at the same time whoever wins the presidency will enjoy significantly enhanced powers passed by a constitutional referendum last year there are six candidates leading for our current president regift type or two on the leader of the ruling conservative party
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and also from another conservative party is mel action are then the from the left leaning republican people's party the c.h.p. the main opposition is a latin demo tash is complaining from jail he's from the pro kurdish h.d. people now if no one candidate gets more than fifty percent of the vote in this first round and two weeks later there's a runoff between the top two candidates that would probably mean ergo on an inch a going head to head for the parliamentary elections two alliances have been formed the ruling ak party has joined with two nationalist parties but in an attempt to stop that party keeping its parliamentary majority a number of left and right wing parties have joined together and call themselves the national alliance because he joins us now live from istanbul heard about in the root and his ruling ak party a not assured outright wins here what are you hearing from the president on his
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last day of campaigning. or actually there are there are two things first this election is going to mark a presidential. and the parliamentarian on so that's challenging for both the electorate and the campaigners and added all support is much higher than his party's support when you look at the polls up participative is down with around four to want to forty four percent are gone the results support isabeau forty eight percent on the other hand it's the same situation for the main opposition candidate . and his supporters also both his party and he is the second to one running after our don so for now the polls show that aired on a. dance party the out party might lose the majority in the parliament which the president and his supporters were wanted until now he can win in the first round but it's
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a very slight possibility probably both modern injured the main challenger and president don are going to be left out for a round of which is going to take place as two weeks later when it comes to one to one competition mario manger probably would challenge presents much more than the pre-election period. brain opposition leader that you mentioned them are his grand old the grand the opposition alliance has certainly given out about a run for his money but what sort of turnout so we seeing in the valleys. well yes that's exactly true more remained and prisons are gone are similar in some ways more injured it has also been serving in the parliament as a member for sixteen years then he comes from the roots of c.h.p. maine republican party so he knows the streets he knows the people he is just
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another version of presidents are drawn and when it comes to win the hearts of people he knows how to speak and he knows how to use a populist rhetorical does so he's touching people he's listening to them and he's saying that president our dawn's establishment is something like analogous to one and he's much more closer turkish nation but for now it seems that . new to win the hearts. we don't know what's going to happen about the main opposition party but he he's really pushing gadahn because he's using the same same style that i had on the campaign so that has been the best challenge of this election campaign until now ok then i'm going to leave it there many thanks for joining us from istanbul. people in the southern syrian province of there are fleeing towards the border with jordan as government forces step up offensive
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thousands have been trying to move to safety of syrian forces target rebel held areas government planes dropped leaflets earlier this week urging people to cooperate and driving out groups and it comes almost three months after the syrian army recapture the rebel held enclave of east and east of damascus now it is focused on the southwestern province of daraa where some areas are still held by armed groups syrian activists have reported heavy shelling in several locations the most intense they say was in towns of al hierarchy and. thousands of people have been displaced in this latest round of fighting and many and are trying to leave the war zone for jordan. well anyways thanks to sami nader at the neverland institute for strategic affairs a research organization he says there's no doubt the offensive violates the deescalation say an agreement i think behind these development that is tedious at them from the syrian regime and backed by a russia to test how much the united states is committed to defend this
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agreement how much f.s.a. the police army is ready on the ground and at the core of this escalation agreement is that you getting in but as and in south central heating and this was dragged in is that i add into the picture. is that i am. keen to keep. to keep iranian forces far from its borders its north and border at this was a key issue for the last three or four months how much iran would be closed today is that i.e.d. border and that there are talks russia has gives from a commitment it would have had. to to push the iranian forces far
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from that is that i.e.d. borders but it won't surprise against this so the question here is russia backing this development trying to strike a deal to confirm it's a presence in thousands here the in exchange of pushing the iranian forces far from that is that i.e.d. aboard this is to be seen. things are so criminal court has given me and a month to respond to allegations that forcibly deported hundreds of thousands of ranger been maher soldiers are accused of carrying out a campaign of violence which the un's called ethnic cleansing more than seven hundred thousand muslim ranger fled their homes and crossed the border into bangladesh the i.c.c. has no jurisdiction in man law but prosecutors argue a case could be made through bangladesh until the twenty seventh of july to respond
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. united states has and definitely suspended some military training exercises with south korea announcement comes just weeks after president all trump a north korean leader kim jong un met in singapore trump promised to end military trainings in south korea in return for killing and taking steps was denuclearization but he's extended sanctions against north korea for one here saying it's still posed an extraordinary threat but lisa now has more from south korea's poland county. the two korean marine exchange program exercised rules were to be held over the course of the next three months the south koreans have confirmed that these have been suspended this comes after the announcement also this week that freedom guardian another large exercise involving seventeen and a half thousand u.s. soldiers would also be suspended that came after mr trump exited from the summit with mr kim saying that he was looking at suspending war games as
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a gesture of goodwill towards the north koreans so this should come as very good news to the north koreans because they've always seen these exercise drills as provocative as a practice for invasion so it should be welcomed quite well by the leader mr kim but extraordinarily this comes as mr trump has told congress that he's going to reduce sanctions against the north koreans stating that there is still an extraordinary threat now the u.s. has had a national emergency against north korea from toothpick since two thousand and eight and that's related to its nuclear capabilities which he says still exists so there is this carrot and stick approach on the one hand offering the suspension of these drills and on the other renewing the sanctions against north korea. much more still ahead here in this news new allegations leveled at the crack u.s. government as more protests as a kills. champions germany faces a do or die match at the world cup in russia these will tell us more about that and often.
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the fight for yemen's port city of her data could be about to change course the united states has a. coalition to stop its bombing campaign against with the rebels and the u.n. wants to manage the port to ensure a supplies keep getting through. and has the story. feeling to survive families escape the violence and her data with the few belongings they've managed to pack in just weeks nearly thirty thousand people have left they say starting again is better than being trapped in the crossfire but they are among the fortunate others can't afford to leave their. living conditions are now a bearable the children are suffering from anxiety and fear they are terrified. now a potential breakthrough for her data the main entry point for aid for all of yemen
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the united nations is offering to manage the city's port inspecting goods and making sure its revenues are channeled to its state bank intense fighting has delayed a deliveries in a country already devastated by war poverty and famine going to have that little bit those you had that we were planning on distributing this aid to two days ago but it was postponed due to clashes and the ongoing battles near the airport. the saudi led coalition launched an offensive on the who the rebel port on june twelfth . the who they say they may be willing to give control to the u.n. . but the coalition has also reportedly hinted it may agree to the proposal but it also wants the who the so surrender immediately and unconditionally the u.s. has called on the coalition to stop its bombing campaign in a lot of money in her data condemnation of the coalition's attacks who the supporters organize around a calling for the u.s.
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to prevent an escalation but potential government deals do little to ease the grief of the displaced and again at a time of all out we ran away only with the clothes we were wearing i was tired from walking in the heat honestly i left has nothing on me. health officials are also worried about another cholera outbreak more than one million yemenis were infected last year thousands died the rainy season has also increased the risk and the coalition bombed a major treatment center earlier this month if the water system in just one neighborhood breaks down and if nothing can be done to immediately address the situation because of hostilities cholera could spread. the u.n. warns that even a false rise agree to allow them to take over the port it will take time for a cease fire to go into effect the hope is that won't be too late to save the port thousands of families though have decided they've waited long enough. for the youn
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al-jazeera. the fate of children separated from their parents in the u.s. border remains unclear two days after president ordered officials to stop splitting up asylum seeking families his rhetoric remains combative he's accusing critics and political rivals of spinning what he calls phony tales of suffering for electoral gain elevation reports from washington. for one mother the pain of separation over seven year old darwin was taken from beata may hear me here at the border in arizona. we come from guatemala no after more than a month she could finally hold them again she sued the government for some jail time and one day. i started crying when i saw him because he's the only child i have i think god because i have him here with me he's now sad but nobody's going to separate us again. but though donald trump signed an executive order faulting the
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separation of children from the families thousands still face the pain of separation and no one noise when they will be reunited the executive order president trump does not solve the problem we still face the reality of at least twenty three hundred of these young children who have been separated and there is nothing said nothing about what we're going to do to reunite them or to take care of them during this period of time god trump started the day with a series of tweets arjan republicans to ditch plans to pass new immigration legislation saying republicans should stop wasting their time on immigration until after we elect more senators and congress men women in november this just days after he demanded congress sort the problem out. then removed that so-called angel families people who had relatives killed by undocumented migrants these are the american citizens permanently separated from their loved ones highlighting he's not
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backing away from his hard line immigration stance one central square one safety in a country we want strong borders we want people to come in but we want them to come in the proper way. on friday protesters surrounded the home of homeland security secretary christian nielsen and put a full volume recording of children after they've been separated from the parents at the border it's been a difficult week for donald trump but with no deal an immigration in sight a new clarity of what no needs to happen on the border next week isn't looking good either alan fischer al-jazeera washington. there has more now from brownsville texas on the us mexico border. when this is erode tolerance policy was in acted it does not appear that there was given any thought to how to reunite children with their parents and we're seeing the ramifications of that now there are so many challenges primarily that there are so many government agencies involved in this
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the border patrol department of homeland security department of health and human services all of these agencies have a hand in trying to reunite in some way the children with the parents but there's no over arching system in place to actually make this happen also many of the children have been transported to shelters outside of texas there are some in florida some in new york as well as over ten other states this is a very difficult problem as well and many of the children young as young as eighteen months old so they can't even communicate with social workers to tell them what their name is who their parents are this is a challenge and forget that some of the parents of already been deported out of the country back to central america without their children how do you really night people that are in other countries that have been deported back with their kids that are here in the u.s. a huge challenge that no one seems to have an answer to the longer this goes on
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there's a real possibility that some of the children that are currently separated from their parents will never be reunited again with their loved ones and potentially could become orphans. stories of families being divided by a great migration and nothing new in guatemala it's foreign ministry says nearly six thousand unaccompanied children are in shelters around the u.s. as reports from guatemala city. a young mother desperate to get back her child and american officials deported. a month ago to she try to sneak across the border and claim asylum but her eight year old son is still in the u.s. the only thing she knows for sure he says we're about a shelter in houston a social worker with anthony colin. i saw him nervous even though he seems to be calm i know he's anxious restless and about to cry. she's spoken with him twice tried to cheer him up but she says she's terrified u.s.
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officials will deem her unfit. and they told me they would give him up for adoption during those days in those years i was not well because they didn't give me any information about my son they took him without telling me and that was it. anthony is one of four hundred sixty five guatemalan children recently separated from their families and detained as a result of the u.s. zero tolerance policy. on friday you are not these joined outraged in front of the u.s. embassy here demanding that the u.s. and what their governments reunite families at their plight is only one part of a much larger crisis many say the situation is not only heartbreaking but a complex family separation in central america is also voluntary out of great necessity. on friday every union between sixteen year old that mean lameness and his father had known for their mean left fifteen days ago on his own to try to
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reach the u.s. was caught mexican police sent him back to what the mullah here in the west getting with this is a saying of i maybe sixteen but i feel i have to fight like your to get ahead in life and help my father because we don't have economic resources. with a million social welfare officials say more than twenty six hundred minors who try to leave on their own or deported from mexico and the u.s. this year alone many are united with their parents into government shelters in the country they provide them with food a bed and some psychological help meaning and see as must be arrived because they want to see their mothers their siblings the most europe because to be seen later. you honey can't hold back her tears her boyfriend hired a lawyer in the u.s. but she hasn't heard from them she says her options now have narrowed down to brain to god and hoping that her guatemalan government official will take up her case and help her bring anthony back home many innocent just what the melissa city.
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mcgregor's government is being accused of serious human rights violations during two months of protests and crackdown regional rights watchdog. the report was presented as a measure of the meeting of the organization of american states and our apollo reports from the crackers capsule. violence in the can i was killed more than two hundred people since the political crisis began two months ago this according to a preliminary report presented to an emergency session of the organization of american states facing international condemnation for the violence against peaceful demonstrators the nicaraguan ambassador to the oas denied the findings of the report. the government of nicaragua rejects the findings of the report by the into america's human rights commission as a subject of skewed pritchett just just. nicaraguan human rights observers have
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been tracking and verified cases of human rights abuses by government forces new news director of the new guy when center for human rights says the evidence is clear and the nicaraguan ambassador lied to the international community. then. he lied deliberately hiding the fact that not only lying but flipping the script blaming the victims for the actions of the government. social order and the rule of law had begun to break down and he got out were human rights activists say authorities are no longer policing the streets activists like morning are organizing neighborhood defense committees to protect residents against an increase in crimes like burglaries and assaults. there is no authority left the people trust here not only can we not trust the police but the government is using law enforcement as a mechanism to inflict political terrorism. the divide between the government and civil society continues to grow and a national dialogue hosted by the catholic church remains the only attempt to
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mediate the crisis peace talks may have stalled for now but the catholic church did recently negotiate the release of two dozen detainees who were arrested during peaceful protests that result is being seen here as a sign that peace may be on the horizon. with all the. killing without consequence. in stockholm where a small suburban football club could hold one of the keys to swedish success of the world cup. i. mean the weather.
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there are some big changes taking place in europe's weather at the moment certainly across. it turning much more unsettle some strong winds hitting parts of poland northern there is in particular and caused quite a bit of damage and other areas and also see it looking pretty unsettled from these weather systems which are pushing through. behind me we've got high pressure building that is really going to make a difference in the coming days because the heat is going to return to many parts of western europe in the u.k. they have heat stress warnings out in force which is quite a rare thing this front has been fairly active we've seen seen it driving the warmer air away for the time being into the far east of europe but we've also seen some very heavy rain coming across parts of serbia and through into moldova but we're going to see further rain in this area of this twenty four hour some thunderstorms in amongst this lot but across the west the temperatures are starting to rise we've lost the influence that northwesterly which is resulting in
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temperatures of just sixteen in berlin so london and paris looking at temperatures rising quite smartly over the next twenty four to forty eight hours of the course that we can we could see temperatures touch thirty degrees in london for summer like berlin might be case away little bit longer but by then the sweet temps and thirty three. the weather sponsored by qatar airways. does the else geology of both resources under her why are they so poor emotion. when trying to form a government. the tocsin when essentially nowhere is the more we would close down the more they push back we knew it was coming depression was to be sent in wait or do we surprise them with a preemptive strike on the budget. on al-jazeera. news is happening faster than ever before from different places from different people
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a large crowd of supporters those. people in the southern syrian province of a fling towards the border with jordan as government forces step up their offensive thousands have been trying to move to safety as syrian forces target rebel held areas. and to his presidential candidates are holding their final rallies ahead of elections on sunday present biggest threat. from the harm his running for the main opposition republican people's party. and as mohamed vala ports that could be surprises in store as large numbers of voters change elevation says. the president as a player not one of his last campaign rallies at this ng an already galvanized college. and the i asked people to vote for the people's alliance the new political bloc led by his a party. you go to. every vote you cast for the people's
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alliance will be the final nail in the coffin of the old system and to keep it keeps producing military coups and crises on june twenty four every vote cast for the uk party guarantee our future. with recent constitutional changes followed at a founder l. two on managed to concentrate many powerless in the office of the president so the man who has never lost an election and who has been in power for the longest time since the founder of the republic most of like a man cannot afford to lose. he needs to convince friend and foe that he's still the best person to be turkey but the country is as politically polarized as ever the president knows he'll have to fight all the way to snatch a clear victory in many highly contested regions and i want to welcome was no no they are both most likely a majority here in prague the romance what has happened right here what was so out
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of the sons was once i was there the stock years including her you know no one has there was just an area of the water to there's not. the results of last year's a fundamental constitutional changes what an eye opener for one and his ruling bloc . big cities such as istanbul and on tahlia which gave him an easy victory in the november two thousand and fifteen general election voted against his constitutional amendments in two thousand and seventeen more consistent challenges are expected in the south eastern region of the arbuckle the heartland of the kurdish political movement where their support for the kiddish nationalist people's democratic party the h.d. . secular and traditional supporters of the republican people's party c.h.p. have the upper hand in the western regions and in the case of the conservative regions of the. president of the one needs to maintain the loyalty of vast areas in
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central anatolia with majority conservative and religious populations. but turkey's political culture is unpredictable previous indicators may not be replicated in this election in the wake of the two thousand and seventeen referendum and convened his cabinet to study the causes behind the no vote in big cities against his proposed reforms. knowledge of the existence of problems and the need to find solutions he knows that those who oppose him on ideological or political grounds will continue to vote against him anyway but for the wider politicized masses he needs to address basic needs including fixing the economy. and does iraq. turkey. is a place of political as a daily online newspaper and joins us now live from istanbul thanks very much for being with us so a lot of people as we can see still very undecided and one issue that we've not
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touched on much today is the syrian refugee issue is a huge issue isn't it there's less amazing five million people there in turkey what are the cancer saying about that. well first of all you know one of the mean rivals against iran is unfortunately saying that he will be sending the syrian refugees back which which is a you know popular populist. discourse and rhetoric that is you know kind of problematic because these people run away from war from the conflict from killing by by to bomb saw using a humanitarian issue as a as an election promise i think is problematic when the party itself when the party portrays itself as a liberal party liberal and people's party away this is borderline xeno for big.
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discourse that you know many of the far right european parties employed when the influx of refugees was hitting the borders of europe. you know the fact that military an issue has been a used as a as an election discourse when there is about four million people living in turkey that had run away from the conflict i think it's problematic and it's very nationalist and zero zero four back in that sense but the other the other problem is that you know we should acknowledge that these people have been a burden on turkey but rather than you know saying that we will send them back as a solution i think what more immediate could perhaps say is how we will deal with the refugee problem you know when it comes to their integration when it comes to how they will be integrated into turkish society how the policy proposals would be
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if he wins the election ok i mean we're seeing pictures now of president out about addressing a rally in istanbul we've also seen pictures of an opposition rally of mohamed n.j. and huge numbers of people attending that opposition rally how tenuous position. i mean you know i read on when the switch did this system when the party proposed a new system they raised the bar for themselves if they wanted to maintain the status quo and you know they were able to win the elections with forty five percent or forty nine percent or forty years but they raise the bar to fifty more to be able to become a presidential to become a president you need to not get more than fifty percent of course this is a challenge for are the one but i think the fact that he has been a president for past sixteen years he has tangible results in his hand whereas this is a disadvantage for hiring jarrett despite him being a popular figure among the opposition now we see in jazz
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a rising opposition figure due to the fact that previously there was no opposition that was this powerful unfortunately including the c.h.p. in the either himself chemically solo so you know what i mean looks like a very popular figure now but again against eric on his popularity is you know there is about twenty percent difference when it comes to the public service we see about a twenty merely twenty percent difference between their vote shares now in just popularity is when it compared to the c.h.p. really either chemical or short although of course he's very successful in carrying out this campaign but again soured on howard on will will be able to get about fifty percent of the vote whereas injurious. public surveys show about thirty percent and if there is a second round again even more so the surveys even the opposition ones they say that are gone will be winning so there is a there is
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a rising opposition figure but compared this is very significant when compared to the previous opposition leader it's going to be a close race i came back metallic thanks very much full chinese staff and i stumble . now the united nations has withdrawn its saw from papa new guinea southern highlands region after post-election rioting as a demotion has been declared in the city of mehndi ever shattering preparations for an international summit later this year and a thomas reports from neighboring australia. violence is common in papua new guinea's highlands region but the last week has been particularly bad gangs wielding machetes and guns looted warehouses burned buildings and the plane al-jazeera is unable to verify this footage but it was provided by usually reliable sources this video is said to show riots inside the country's biggest resources project a liquefied natural gas plant run by exxon mobil most of the violence was triggered
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by a disputed election result william powell a member of the governing people's national congress party was declared governor of the southern highlands last year but his opponents did not feel the electoral process had been fair for the first time in history where the result was not even completed the election process was not even completed in that you had a declaration mid term process the was a legal challenge but last week the court found in favor of power and the violence followed we are moving to labeling what is happening criminal efforts labeling the people who have done these are untrue lives or just pogs i don't think this is the right way to approach this situation opposition views this. has. a no confidence. in their leadership.
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insider had its problems. particularly in. the leadership demonstrated by the prime minister. and opposition is now calling on the prime minister. to resign but instead the prime minister peter o'neill who this week met china's president xi jinping has declared a nine month states of emergency imposing a nighttime curfew in the city of mehndi and sending in the military and special police units we have an incident as with all essential of all. this is a problem is that as i said similar problems in the past but these problems come at a difficult time earlier this year the same region was hit by a major earthquake and this november papua new guinea will host the biggest event in its history the asia pacific economic cooperation or apec summit while that zone in the capital much of the country will still be under
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a state of emergency after thomas altshuler sydney. that is why the security forces are being used of carrying out unjustified killings without consequence the role of laura's chiseled away assessment from the u.n. has been dismissed as lies by venezuela's government credible reports. last year venezuela was the scene of widespread anti-government protests the protests directed at president nicolas maduro the government were loud and frequently violent at least one hundred fifty people were killed most of them from the opposition those responsible for the killings were said to be members of the country's security forces but now a report by the un human rights body says their activities stretched far wider came in yet more lives the u.n. accuses venezuela security forces of carrying out arbitrary killings in poor neighborhoods under the guise of fighting crime from two thousand and fifteen and
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two thousand and seventeen they're said to have killed five hundred m. five people witness accounts suggest that there was a pattern that took place during these operations there were raids conducted in coeur neighborhoods to arrest so-called criminals without a judicial warrant then there was a killing of young men who fit the profile in some cases in their homes and finally the security forces would tamper with the scene so that the killings would appear to have occurred in an exchange of fire the un human rights office said that it was sending its latest report in venezuela to the international criminal court whose prosecutor opened a preliminary inquiry into alleged violations in february the failure to hold security forces accountable for such serious human rights violations suggests that the rule of law is virtually absent in venezuela. for years now institutional
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checks and balances and the democratic space in venezuela have been chiseled away leaving little room to hold the state to account. this impunity must and. a lot of this critics say president model has increasingly resorted to authority tarion methods to control increasing discontent the oil which country is going through a deep political and economic crisis thousands of people are feeling the country every day as violence and shortages of food and medicines have become widespread the rep ration is stand there it's more targeted we've seen increasing participation of intelligence services that go and participate in the arrests and in the abuses against detainees including cases of torture. the venezuelan government has in the past dismissed human rights allegations as lies but the u.n. says their investigation is based on interviews with about one hundred fifty
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witnesses and victims and consider it to be proof enough that the killings took place that is how well. all is well coming right up including political football the world copies will tell you how a goal celebration present to inflame tensions in the balkans. we here in the jerusalem bureau covered israeli palestinian affairs we cover the story with a lot of intimate knowledge we covered it with that we don't dip in and out of the story we have presence here all the time apart from being a cameraman it's also very important to be a journalist to know the story very well before going into the field.
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i think if he was if you could call a baby. he was an activist you know he'd like to be held all the time you know he'd like to work. feel somebody his arms around him. he was able to love back. but afterwards. all they could see you were the. physical. problems or absence of problems they didn't seem to be very responsive to work our child felt emotionally i don't think there was ever so much research on hold babies feel about.
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well at first at first he would cry and he would reach out to me. in order for him. but in style when. he became more and more aloof and distant and didn't respond to me it's as if he didn't believe that i would come back. in that i could take him. to the ninety nine month old baby how can you know there are a good understanding back when you try to tell it so. each time. that i went. the distance you knew for us was worse until we ended up like a. rag doll you know just leave it completely underscore. every
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minute we have and if it's. you know holding him talking to him. trying to stimulate some sort of response he became very interested in seeing. that no response to pique. not even two year. old need bourse than ever. i was. as far as he could understand. was that i abandoned him in that i read a stranger take him away and i didn't think about it. it was very troubling. very troubling to have a child that you loved very much but was so distant.
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means each additional breathing assistant or midwife i mean has been delivering babies in her village for more than fifty years. i know that she would be. not going to it was a while they come to me the poor and they need help sometimes they come with nothing and i contra fuse them so i take care that even when they come pay me. but the challenges faced by him enough can be extreme this is what's left of her clinic she says a group of men set it on fire a couple of months ago and she can't afford to rebuild it and. it is devastating not only for her but for those women who rely on her. one of the really special things about working for al-jazeera is that even as a camera woman i get to have so much and put in contribution to a story i feel we cover this region better than anyone else working for us as you know very determined they believe but the fear because you have
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one of the biggest problems facing our oceans and the loss of seagrass meadows which rule for roughly fifteen percent of the ocean's total carbon storage raptor they hope to wife as much carbon dioxide as rain forest and they're also russian arena habitats for many endangered oceans these things. but here on elkhorn slew in central california the tide could be turning for seagrass thanks to some unexpected allies. oh yeah we hear. this nine hundred hector asked you where it is where rivers throughout this region meet the pacific ocean this is the agricultural powerhouse of the united states and fertilizer and pesticide runoff threaten the balance of this delicate ecosystem so having farmers so close to the ocean on what what impact does that have on the water quality well i mean were you coastal environments close to urban centers
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coastal environments close. you get like. it grows with the rocks it eventually starts the composing over half of the world sea grass meadows are in decline but here in al corn slue they're making a surprising comeback. oh. at one time there were thousands of sea otters in california but in the eighteen hundreds they were hunted to near extinction for there's. soft fur pelts. there are now more than one hundred in this as consuming a staggering one hundred thousand crabs per year. this federation's appetite has helped restore the balance of this ecosystem by triggering
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a chain reaction known as a trophic cascade. sea otters the crabs lower crop numbers allows smaller invertebrates like sea slugs to thrive and these creatures are crucial for the health of seagrass by eating builds up on the leaves they allow sunlight to reach the plants. because sea otters are so crucial to the ecosystem scientists are carefully monitoring their slow and steady come back. they capture them and tag them with radio devices. them filing their work really well. because probably very close. what's the purpose of tracking we go out seven days a week is to go out and find individuals see where they are what they're doing. the other part of it is a stuff so we can understand the distribution of otters in this area what are they
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eating and how are they doing health wise there is one right there that's three four nine six so that beeping is an arm that peeping is from the radio transmitter that's surgically implanted in her help system ok. why don't you take a look right in there. along the west coast of north america researchers have noticed that the return of top level predators is having an impact on restoring all kinds of underwater life and the entire ocean system. what the sea otters do it's kind of it turns the tables against. groupings of facts of sea otters eating crabs essentially the same grass an advantage again. so if we introduce top predators like sea otters to ecosystems around the world will it have
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a knock on effect it's actually in the prediction is yes so if you re store food webs which means a lot of times bringing back a top predator to a system that we wiped out we have the great potential for restoring the health of that system.
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examining mandatory sentencing in the us if the state of florida requires the rest of my life in here as a tradeoff for my family's life to bargain i'll do it if the defendant goes to trial the judge has no option but to give the mandatory minimum there were complaining or this judge gives you five years and this judge gives you twenty years so the legislature acted to make a difference exploring the dark side of american justice the system with joe byrne and on al-jazeera. when the news is restricted and send said the press is not free and is external interference and influence in the zooms to exploit not explained. when journalists access to information is prevented he said at the time but i want us the press. and then most of the costs.
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and just as never sees the light of day no i knew about it but in. the team of course it out it what the show will have. and the stories that matter and told and the press does not see. and neither are we. scenes of panic as a grenade explodes at a huge rally for the ethiopian prime minister. watching al jazeera live from our headquarters here in doha also coming up turkey's
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presidential front runners make their final pitch to the voters ahead of sunday's elections. children still lost in the system as the u.s. struggles to reunite families separated at the border. and rioting triggers a state of emergency in papua new guinea overshadowing preparations for an international summit. dozens of people have been injured after a grenade attack in the ethiopian capital now the prime minister met just finished addressing tens of thousands of supporters in the capital addis ababa mescal square when someone tried to throw the grenade towards the stage as the prime minister were just concluded his. moment heard there was a grenade was thrown against him but i think the day was just trying to say to the
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stage where. they said him just took him. just went off and on sunday there are some people who are just wounded because of. well since taking office last april the forty two year old prime minister has announced a series of changes including the release of tens of thousands of prisoners the opening of state owned companies to private investment and a peace deal with rival eritrea now here's some of his address to the nation just after the attack in your my for a little while that with a certain groups planned and coordinated to destroy this large gathering to kill innocent people and to spill blood on our streets they have tried very hard but their entire plot has failed despite that a few europeans have been hurt there are a few people who have been killed and others have been injured but first for those who lost their lives for ethiopia's forgiveness and future my brothers and sisters
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and those who have been injured i send my deepest condolences in especially to their families we will always remember their sacrifice to us they paid with their lives for our unity but today the message i want to send is that love will win forgiveness will win them over killing is losing killing is shameful happiness is unity plotting to kill your fellow ethiopians and other civilians is being small. turkeys presidential candidates are holding their final rallies ahead of landmark elections on sunday the vote will bring constitutional changes into effect that will transform the political system the president rushed up to a burger one and his biggest threat comes from his running for the main opposition republican people's party we're going live to istanbul in just a moment first bernard smith takes us through the main candidates and explains why this election is so significant. for the first time in turkey parliamentary and
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presidential elections are being held at the same time whoever wins the presidency will enjoy significantly enhanced powers passed by a constitutional referendum last year now there are six candidates leading for our current president regift type on the leader of the ruling conservative act party and also from another conservative party is mel action our then there's no harm in j. from the left leaning republican people's party the c.h.p. the main opposition is a latin demo tash is complaining from jail he's from the pro kurdish h.d. people now if no one candidate gets more than fifty percent of the vote in this first round and two weeks later there's a runoff between the top two candidates that would probably mean erdogan on an inch a going head to head now for the parliamentary elections to alliances have been formed the ruling ak party has joined with two nationalist parties but in an
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attempt to stop that party keeping its parliamentary majority a number of left and right wing parties have joined together and call themselves the national alliance. correspondence an imbecile who joins us live from istanbul soon him. and the ruling party not assured an outright win than. yes peter it's a very challenging election in the sun and not only because our van has strong rivals but also it is having the early having presidential and parliamentary election on the very same day this was a difficult campaign it was a snap election and the time was tight and. as it is the last day of the campaign we hear the candidate we see the candidates especially the president and his main challenger trying to appear as much as they can on t.v. in the public sphere but our dawn has focused on his prior investments the his
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success stories during his party's mainly for the last week he has been explaining what kind of achievements this party has done the how much employment he's going to provide for turkey as youth unemployment is one of the biggest issue for the turkish government and it will be the same whoever wins the election is the opposition leader and the ground opposition alliance giving him a run for his money. well yes it has been very challenging because for the first time we have a candidate here who is who uses the same populist rhetorical that i have gone uses so he has sellers are drawn in many many ways and sometimes there are some there was also humor in this election campaign but still on the presidential candidate base are gone has according to the polls are gone has at least forty eight percent
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support while. the republican candidate has more than twenty five but i must say that these both candidates votes public support is higher than they are all parties so if for now it seems our dog has some risk for the first strong but his party the ruling party might probably lose the majority in the parliament but if one hundred injured. takes it to the final round he will probably be challenging our don a lot so then thanks very much. thousands of civilians have fled areas in the syrian province of daraa a major government offensive is now on the way the rebels say they repelled it but fear they may not be able to hold out as the iran backed army moves in. story. this is the first time government forces have used battle. in
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a year. helicopters struck several villages in what appears to be a major advance to take over the city but this violates a truce that was brokered by russia and the united states in africa to bring an eye and to the seven year war the americans have of serious repercussions if the offensive continues and the rebels who are losing ground remain defiant. we don't recognize assad's law for a t. he has destroyed our cities and killed our people he destroyed syria to stay in power we will never recognize him and we reject the presence of the reigning and afghan militias it's only syrians who should decide the future of the country. the syrian army is massing troops in the area the opposition says thousands of shiite
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militias are also moving in dar was the focal point of the syrian uprising in two thousand and eleven but in recent years the rebels have been retreating they now control one neighborhood in the city and a few areas on the border with jordan this is a show of force by the free syrian army. for years the f.s.a. was trained and armed by the u.s. europe and gulf countries but that support has diminished over the last. anti forcers are largely outgunned and outnumbered. the dow offensive poses challenges for all the parties the rebels cannot afford another setback after being evicted from major song calls including aleppo homes and on the asker's of
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damascus but if the syrian army's push continues the u.s. may interfere and that may trigger a wider ass collation. international criminal court has given me an ma one month to respond to allegations that forcibly deported hundreds of thousands of raping me in mass soldiers are accused of carrying out a campaign of violence which the un's called ethnic cleansing more than seven hundred thousand muslim fled their homes and crossed the border into bangladesh the i.c.c. has no jurisdiction in me and ma but prosecutors argue a case could be made through bangladesh myanmar has until july the twenty seventh to respond. the u.s. has indefinitely suspended some military training exercises with south korea the announcement comes just weeks after the president will trump and the north korean leader kim jong il and met in singapore trump promised to end military training in south korea in return for pyongyang taking steps towards denuclearization but he's
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extended sanctions against north korea for a year saying it's still posed an extraordinary threat produce and has more now from south korea's but one country. the two korean marine exchange program exercise drills were to be held over the course of the next three months the south koreans have confirmed that these have been suspended this comes after the announcement also this week that freedom guardian another large exercise involving seventeen and a half thousand u.s. soldiers would also be suspended that came after mr trump exited from the summit with mr kim saying that he was looking at suspending war games as a gesture of goodwill towards the north koreans so this should come as very good news to the north koreans because they've always seen these exercise drills as provocative as a practice for invasion so it should be welcomed quite well by the leader mr kim but extraordinarily this comes as mr trump has told congress that he's going to
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remove sanctions against the north koreans stating that there is still an extraordinary threat now the u.s. has had a national emergency against north korea from two thought since two thousand and eight and that's related to its nuclear capabilities which he says still exists so there is this carrot and stick approach on the one hand offering the suspension of these drills and on the other renewing the sanctions against north korea. still to cover for you and after the weather will also have these stories where the battle for yemen's crucial port city of data could be about change. and we'll take you live to paris where the french president is holding talks with the spanish prime minister about europe's migrant crisis. hello welcome back we'll start by look at the weather across northeastern parts of
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asia because the frontal system is pushing in across japan we've had some very heavy rain across the southern islands over the last twenty four hours and that system is starting to push away so still the threat of some rain across the far south of japan but tokyo little bit of rain at times maybe but it should be clearing away it's fine across the korean peninsula beijing pretty hot jill of course asunder there thirty seven degrees or maybe some showers developing later on so this frontal system will bring an increasing threat of showers during the course of monday for the south it should be largely dry in shanghai down into more central southern parts of china and taiwan where we've got some heavy rain still across southeastern parts of china hong kong as pretty wet food you will see some rain at times and there are some heavy showers across indochina to vietnam could well see some heavy downpours and still a lot of rainfall coming into me a mob very wet here and further flooding is highly likely as we move on through into monday we see that to rain continuing also some heavy showers for bangladesh
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moving down to southeastern parts of asia most of the threat of some showers across so much of borneo and even for parts of java with jakarta seeing highs of thirty three. ghana's stands as the geology of both resources and your approach to wireless so who are the most of you guys when trying to form a government. the tocsin last century now and the more we lead close down the more they push back we knew it was coming to question was do we sit back and wait for do we surprise them with a preemptive strike. analogy zero. of
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them argue with al-jazeera live from doha your top stories dozens of people have been injured after a grenade attack in the ethiopian capital discipline but it happened at the end of the prime minister that's addressed to a big crowd of supporters. turkey's presidential candidates are holding their final rallies ahead of landmark elections on sunday president breccia type are the ones biggest threat comes from shoes running for the main opposition republican people's party. and people in the southern syrian province of drop a fleeing towards the border with jordan as government forces step up an offensive there thousands have been trying to move to safety the syrian forces target rebel held areas. now the fight for yemen's port city of her data continues but now the
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u.s. is urging the saudi and erotic coalition to stop its bombing campaign against hoofy rebels and the u.n. wants to manage the port to ensure aid supplies keep coming through. as the story. trying to survive families escape the. violence in her data with the few belongings they've managed to pack in just weeks nearly thirty thousand people have left they say starting again is better than being trapped in the crossfire but they are among the fortunate others can't afford to leave their. living conditions are now unbearable the children are suffering from anxiety and fear they are terrified. now a potential breakthrough for her data the main entry point for aid for all of yemen the united nations is offering to manage the city's port inspecting goods and making sure its revenues are channeled to its state bank intense fighting has
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delayed a deliveries in a country already devastated by war poverty and famine. those you had that we were planning on distributing this eighty two days ago but it was postponed due to clashes and the ongoing battles near the airport. the saudi led coalition launched an offensive on the who the rebel port on june twelfth. the who they say they may be willing to give control to the u.n. at the end of the heat but the coalition has also reportedly hinted it may agree to the proposal but it also wants the who with isa surrender immediately and unconditionally the u.s. has called on the coalition to stop its bombing campaign in a lot of money in her data condemnation of the coalition's attacks hoopy supporters organize around a calling for the us to prevent an escalation but potential government deals do little to ease the grief of the displaced and i said again as if that was a time at all and we ran away only with the clothes we were wearing i was tired
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from walking in the heat honestly i left has nothing on me. health officials are also worried about another cholera outbreak more than one million yemenis were infected last year thousands died the rainy season has also increased the risk and the coalition bombed a major treatment center earlier this month if the water system in just one neighborhood breaks down and if nothing can be done to immediately address the situation because of hostilities cholera could spread. the u.n. warns that even a false rise agree to allow them to take over the port it will take time for a cease fire to go into effect the hope is that won't be too late to save the port thousands of families though have decided they've waited long enough. for the youn al-jazeera. spain's new prime minister pedro sanchez is on his first official trip to france for talks with the president emmanuel macro the political crisis around
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refugee and migrant arrivals to europe is expected to top their agenda during a meeting at the elysee palace on sunday both leaders will travel to brussels along with the leaders of more than half the e.u. member states for emergency talks on the current migration the standoff live now to paris and my colleague tasha but the natasha is the first time they've met so we think the miking crisis probably pretty close to being top of the agenda. yes the elisei have said that migration will be one of the main topics for these two leaders as you say it is the first time that the french president is meeting the new socialist prime minister of spain pedro sanchez and of course the first time he meets him since sanchez decided to take in those refugees from the acquiring charity boat that was turned away by italy now of course those events sparked a huge crisis in the european union with the e.u. now scrambling around trying to find plans and solutions because they really
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exposed the fact that there is no coordinated strategy or migration within the block now sanchez will both be at that summit on sunday in brussels a mini migration summit so this meeting in paris is really an opportunity for them to get to know each other and really come up with some ideas and talk about some of the strategies that might be discussed on sunday we know that they are both pro e.u. leaders they are for deep integration so there is no doubt that they will not want to see this migration crisis create any further rifts within the bloc she mentioned some of the there's a mini e.u. summit on migration in brussels on sunday the main summit later in the week e.u. leaders any closer to coming up with a plan here. well that really is the question you know the fact there is this mini summit sort of it's been called in brussels on sunday just days before the show jeweled e.u. summit really shows you how there is
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a sense of urgency over the issue of migration in europe now one of the plans all solutions we are expected to be discussed at this summit is the ideal of regional platforms now these would be areas bases outside the european union that migrants would be taken to once they've been rescued from the mediterranean sea or even before they would be processed if they're eligible for asylum they may then be distributed around the european union we don't have any more details about which countries that be based and whether or not it would even work but with all these ideas there's a real risk that the european union will not be able to find a common strategy because the divisions within the block or simply so deep they're so fractured you already have some central european leaders saying they're not going to turn up to this summit on sunday they don't want any more asylum seekers or migrants in their country even if they are distributed under a new plan you also have the italians saying that they really want their country
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the fact that they've taken a lot of responsibility for the migrant crisis they want that at the top of the agenda or else and then you have the german government spokesperson saying well no one should be expecting any big solutions to come out of the main summit this week so already things you might say are getting off to somewhat of a bad start thanks to the session. the fate of children separated from their parents at the u.s. border remains unclear two days after president trump ordered the fish oils to stop splitting up asylum seeking families he's accusing critics and political rivals of spinning what he calls phony tales of suffering for electoral gain helen fisher reports now from washington. for one mother the pain of separation over seven year old darwin was taken from beata may hear me here at the border in arizona. we come from guatemala no after more than a month she could finally hold them again she sued the government for sundry tarn
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and one day. i started crying when i saw him because he's the only child i have i thank god because i have him here with me he's now sad but nobody's going to separate us again. but though donald trump signed an executive order halting the separation of children from the families those ins still face the pain of separation and no one noise when they will be reunited the executive order president trump does not solve the problem we still face the reality of at least twenty three hundred of these young children who have been separated and there's nothing they said nothing about what we're going to do to reunite them or to take care of them during this period bought chum started the day with a series of tweets arjan republicans to ditch plans to pass new immigration legislation saying republicans should stop wasting their time on immigration until after we elect more senators and congress men women in november this just days
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after he demanded congress sort the problem out. then removed that so-called angel families people who had relatives killed by undocumented migrants these are the american citizens permanently separated from their loved ones highlighting he's not backing away from his hard line immigration stance one central square one safety in a country we want strong borders we want people to come in but we want them to come in the proper way. on friday protesters surrounded the home of homeland security secular christian nielsen and put a full volume recording of children after they have been separated from the parents at the border. it's been a difficult week for donald trump but with no deal on immigration in sight a new clarity on what needs to happen on the border next week isn't looking good either alan fischer al-jazeera washington. back to europe protesters gathering in central london right now for a big rally exactly two years after the brags that referendum to the day the
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demonstration has been organized by groups campaigning for the u.k. to stay in the european union at the very least they want voters to have the final say on britain's depart should do you need barca is out the protest it's two years since the u.k. surprise decision to leave the european union that's a decision that still reverberates many people have questions about exactly what the u.k.'s relationship with your will be like when it does leave the e.u. here in the capital london people voted overwhelmingly to remain part of the european union and today we are expecting a major march with possibly tens of thousands of people congregating on parliament square to make sure that their voice is heard i'm joined now by james mcgorry james you are one of the key organizes of this what message do you want to get across why are you here it's quite simple really it's we the people when you see tens of thousands on the streets of the capital today demanding a people's vote on the final breaths it deal since the referendum vote in twenty
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sixty a lot happened people feel angry they feel that the government making a mess of the negotiations they feel that new facts of emerge since the referendum that we weren't told about the forty billion dollar spill we're going to pay for nothing in return and they feel the promises made during the referendum campaign most infamously about extra money for the n.h.s. simply aren't going to be kept and what people are saying is this is too big an issue this is good aside the future of this country it's too big an issue to leave the politicians alone six hundred fifty m.p.c. westminster should decide the future of our country sixty five million office should that's why we the people have a people's march for a people's vote ok james thanks for clearing that up for us because you can see the study. stream of people already started to arrive here at the start of the march when of course i have key questions to ask the british government what's going to happen to the border between northern ireland and the republic of ireland what about the status of more than three million a you know living and working and paying taxes here in the u.k.
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what's the reason may has narrowly avoided time after time key defeats in votes in parliament it looks as if that challenge to her leadership to her vision for brakes it will continue going forward but when it comes to this march here in central london today they key demand is that the people be allowed a second vote or what breaks it will look like if indeed it happens at all. the un has withdrawn its star from papua new guineans southern highlands region after post-election rioting the state of emergency has been declared in the city of mehndi overshadowing preparations for an international summit later this year and thomas reports now from australia the. violence is common in papua new guinea's highlands region but the last week has been particularly bad games wielding a machete and guns looted warehouses burned buildings and the plane
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al-jazeera is unable to verify this footage but it was provided by usually reliable source this video is said to show writers inside the country's biggest resources project a liquefied natural gas plant run by exxon mobil most of the violence was triggered by disputed election result william powell a member of the governing people's national congress party was declared governor of the southern highlands last year but his opponents did not feel the electoral process had been fair for the first time in history where the result was not even completed the election process was not even completed and then you had a declaration mid term process. the was a legal challenge but last week the court found in favor of power and the violence followed we are moving to labeling what is happening criminal efforts labeling the people who have done this as uncivilized oist pogs i don't think this is the
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right way to approach the situation opposition views these. has a no confidence. in the leadership inside had its problems. particularly and more so the leadership demonstrated by the prime minister. and opposition is now calling on the prime minister to resign but instead the prime minister peter o'neill who this week met china's president xi jinping has declared a nine month states of emergency imposing a nighttime curfew in the city of mehndi and sending in the military and special police units we have an interest as with all essential about but this is a progress that has had similar problems in the past but these problems come at a difficult time earlier this year the same region was hit by
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a major earthquake and this november papua new guinea will host the biggest event in its history the asia pacific economic cooperation or apec summit while that zone in the capital much of the country will still be under a state of emergency after thomas al-jazeera sydney. smoke and ash have been sent thousands of metres up into the air after the japanese volcano ocean mcduck erupted on the island of q shoot it's happening less than a week after a strong earthquake shook western japan the six point one quake struck a soccer the second biggest city killing five people lots more news on the web site al jazeera dot com. welcome if you're just joining us piece it over here in doha this half hour recapping our top stories dozens of people have been injured after a grenade attack in the ethiopian capital now the prime minister met a just finished addressing tens of thousands of supporters in in the mescal square
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area when someone tried to throw the grenade towards the stage. as the prime minister were just concluded his. moment there was a grenade thrown against him but i think the day was just trying to say to the stage where. they said him just took him. just went off and on sunday there are some people who are just wounded because of that turkey's presidential candidates are holding their final rallies today ahead of the elections on sunday the president rushed up to the ones biggest threat comes from hamad in jail who's running for the main opposition republican people's party. people in the southern syrian province of dirt are fleeing towards the border with jordan as government forces step up an offensive there thousands have been trying to move to safety a syrian forces target the rebel held areas. the united states has indefinitely
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suspended some military training exercises with south korea the announcement comes just weeks after the president trump and the north korean leader kim jong il in met in singapore mr trump promised to end military training in south korea in return for pyongyang taking steps towards denuclearization but he's extended sanctions against north korea for a year saying it still posed an extraordinary threat. the u.s. is still struggling to reunite hundreds of migrant families who were separated as a result of donald trump's migration policy this week public pressure forced him to sign an executive order to stop the border separations but he says tougher enforcement will continue as missing what he called a phony stories of sadness and grief spain's new prime minister petra sanchez is on his first official trip to france for talks with the president emanuel macro on sunday both leaders travel to brussels along with the leaders of more than half of the e.u. member countries for emergency talks on the current migrations and you are right up
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to speed with all the top stories the news continues after inside story i will see you very soon. motorbikes orange juice and whiskey the e.u. strikes back at the u.s. with terrorists targeting republican states bringing us closer to an all out trade war so how will this dispute hanged and will it mean a change to the global trade system this is inside story.
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hello and welcome to the program i'm a dentist now it's the latest round in a looming trade war on friday the european union impose three point sorry billion dollars worth of tiris on u.s. goods now it's a direct response to recently impose u.s. tariffs on imported steel and. european leaders try to change president trump's mind about tyrus during the recent g. seven summit in canada that meeting your remember didn't go down well it'll them with a new round of e.u. levies now taking hold relations seem destined to become even more tense we'll get to our guests in just a moment but first neve baka sets up a discussion from london. the e.u. has described the decision to slap tariffs on almost three billion dollars worth of u.s. imports as a rebalancing measure falling short of in any way referring to this as a trade war however this is all about making as much noise as possible about
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sending a symbolic message to the white house in response to donald trump's decision last month to slap tariffs on imports of alum medium and steel here into the european union that probably explains some of the brands that have been chosen to have these tariffs like to pull them including the american jeans for levis is their flagship store regent street in central london also harley davidson motorcycles florida orange juice cranberries been from kentucky and some u.s. metal imports as well donald trump has already suggested that european car manufacturers could be targeted with more terrorists and the e.u. has also suggested that it may have some ideas in reserve suggesting that it's earmarked around three point six billion dollars worth of. u.s. products to slap tariffs on in the near future that's if the world trade organization trade court rules in favor of the european union's latest complaint
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against the united states the e.u. all in all the has made it very clear that it's going to do what is necessary to protect its consumers and its produces but before it gets any more complicated before things develop any further potentially into dangerous territory what the e.u. really wants is to bring the united states possibly in the company of china to the negotiating table right now though nobody seems to be talking. well as neve highlighted there the new e.u. terrace a carefully targeted on states that support president trump and the republicans there's kentucky for instance where the famous bourbon whiskey is produced it's also the home state of senate majority leader mitch mcconnell harley-davidson motorcycles and artist and cheese both of them produced in wisconsin the home state of republican house speaker paul ryan and orange juice one of the most important
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crops in florida a swing state whose republican governor rick scott is in a tight race for a senate seat. let's introduce our guest now in new jersey we have seen rogers a member of the donald j. trump for president advisory board in kuala lumpur we have deborah is executive director at asian trade center and in london we have sam lowe international trade expert at the center for european reform welcome to you all very much stephen can i start with you in new jersey the e.u. commission president jiang called brawl they've been unfair. the president really never blamed the leaders of the you for this he has blamed yes u.s. administrations for making deals and i'm kind of sorry can i just get a little bit more clarity on that because as i understand it generally speaking european union tyrus are around the three percent mark and u.s.
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tariffs are around the two point three percent mark so what would president trump actually like to see would he like to see both sets of tyrus come down would he like to see them removed completely is he for free trade. well yes it is for free trade and i believe you want to see them come down but come down and and you mentioned or you report and mention something you're trysting at the end of their monologue at the end of the day everyone is going to come to the negotiating agreement look president trump is famous for being the great negotiator the art of the deal is what he counts on and at the end of the day everyone is going to sit at a table and i believe that the tariffs are going to come down quite significantly let's go to sam then sam in london the e.u. seems to have been quite measured in terms of its response with these terrorists targeted specifically at key states particularly of course in midterm election year
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two in november a better designed and have maximum political effect rather than economic yes i think that's correct i think the important thing to understand about terrorists is that it actually your punishing your own consumers when you levy them so so that you use response as being strategic it's been political and it's been designed to cause as little damage domestically as possible and i think i think it's legitimate you can't just have a president marching around the world making demands of other countries under threat of future tariff increases and i think it's time that someone stood up to him and i think the e.u. is one of the few economic powers that can do so effectively and sam the e.u. is retaining obviously a lot more power up its sleeve as it were i mean if indeed come come the beginning
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of july when we expect the impact of these terrorists to to take effect if come that particular moment in time do you think that the e.u. would go still further and unveil a new tranche of of terrorists. i think it's been an ongoing debate in the european union not as to whether the e.u. should retaliate to trump i think that's that that's fairly fairly well agreed but between the french and the germans the discussion has been how seriously should we retaliate with the french backing quite a fierce retaliation the germans being slightly more measured however the german sentiment is shifting because up until now they hoped that this could be resolved through dialogue and that it wouldn't escalate further on to the one product the germans are really worried about cars that because donald trump seems to be going ahead with his national security investigation into car imports now and is threatening future tariff rises on cars i think the germans are starting to come
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around to the idea that maybe this is a man that can't be reasoned with and only respects displays of force and deborah kal how does it look from there because of course we've got the u.s. china sanctions dispute which is many people are already calling an all out trade war how does it look from where you are. well i think the challenge and i apologize in advance for my voice we've had too many trade disputes and too many speeches about trade. i think the challenge here in asia in particular is that we are all very tightly connected through supply chains and so what appears to be fairly targeted responses to different kinds of measures often has fall off into other unrelated sectors into firms that didn't even know they were part of a supply chain and so as these measures and counter-measures in different sectors starting with washing machines and solar panels escalating to steel tariffs and
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aluminum tariffs to counter measures in agriculture and other products fishing boats and so forth and now with the fifty billion dollars worth of tariffs on three a one disputes between the u.s. and china coming very quickly where discovering just how interlinked firms are all around the world but especially here in asia into supply chains that we didn't even know existed and i think while you can say these are political acts you can't forget that there are real world implications for the firms that are affected by them many of these firms could potentially go bankrupt people can lose their jobs even if the tariffs are relatively short in nature even if the the the pain appears to be somewhat manageable there are consequences to these things kinds of things which is why we try not to have these kinds of tariff escalation in the first place and stephen coming back to you these perhaps unintended consequences of this tower
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if wall that has now been unleashed could impact upon u.s. consumers themselves and as i mentioned already this is a highly sensitive time for president trump isn't it given that you go to the polls in november and there is battle for control of the senate and indeed the house of representatives at stake. well let's talk about that the political implications the e.u. is making a grave in this judgment about the american people especially in those republican districts that you mentioned earlier president trump is very very popular despite what the mainstream media here is saying the economy is growing and getting stronger every month so that at the end of the day he has promised he would look out for the interest of the american people first and that's the way they're seeing this now and i think that person right that we're finding out that there is a lot of interconnection worldwide and that's why i said earlier as we begin to
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make these discoveries it's hard how we're interconnected economically we're going to all have to go to the table and sit down and have a conversation about this but the president has made it clear that it's got to be fair above and beyond anything else fair for the american people so it's in london this says stephen is suggesting that this could all be sorted out fairly amicably at a sit down around the table how likely is that and if so when i think i think it's already been proved to comment be sorted out i mean the round the table and i think i think other countries have a point when they say they don't want to negotiate with a gun to their head and i'm just to go back to one of the points made earlier about we're finding out about all of this interconnection i think there's actually an argument to be made that trump or at least his team a weaponize ing uncertainty in the hope that all of the different you know that one day terrorists are going up one day they're going down we don't know what's happening in the hope that american business is actually repatriate supply chains
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from around the world to within the u.s. and this is this is a theory that been put forward by meredith crowley of cambridge university and i think and i think there's something in it but this i do hope that this can be resolved ultimately discussion about the moment i don't think anything about trump's actions where he just continues to escalate even further. suggests that he's interested in that and some can we even go so far then as to suggest that the powerful transatlantic alliance is over no of course not i think i think there's more than just trade that the bombs the us in the you but it's certainly under strain and it's certainly not in great shape at the moment and i think it would be . quite bad for both parties if if if if the trajectory was to continue on this on it's done with pop and deborah are we witnessing then the young raveling of the of the established world order the conventional way of doing things
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a system that's been in place a seventy years also largely put in place by the u.s. and its western allies if this now unraveling well that's how it looks to many people and i think that is what is causing such concern among many people who have watched the system it's it's a couple of things so one is is it unraveling if so it seems to be unraveling quite quickly it took seventy years to build the system to where it exists today it can all topple over very very fast and we may be reaching a breaking point much sooner than people anticipate i know we're counting on for example the world trade organization to help stabilize things but the u.s. is also undermining the w.t.f. ability to do that and we reach a critical point here in october where the the w t o itself is going to struggle to to handle these disputes that are being thrown at it because the judicial system at the w t o is going to be hamstrung in its ability to resolve these cases so if that
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system stops working then we revert to a sort of you know law of the jungle which is what we had in the you know one nine hundred thirty s. and forty's and i think for people who study the trade system the alarming thing is how long it took to get us to this place where trade is consistent and relatively stable and where risks can be medicated and where companies large and small can trade with one another where consumers get the largest amount of benefits and if that tips over how long does it take to to rebuild that system i think that's that. changer and that's why people who are trade folks are watching this all unfold and just can't even figure out how to address the challenge because it has.
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where do you even begin i mean you can say i would we can all resolve this if we sit down around the table who's sitting around what table there really aren't a lot of places to do that the time lines are very very short the system itself is not set up to handle this kind of threat from the largest power that has traditionally gained the largest benefits from that system what do you do in response and i think everyone is struggling to figure out where do we go from here and stephen so we know that president trump is is perhaps more comfortable in a bilateral setting he's not a motor naturalist at all but there are many people around the world who are pretty concerned about the damage that is being done by his administration to the multilateral institutions that have governed the world pretty much safely and kept away an awful lot of the chaos that deborah has has eluded to for the past seventy years is he aware of the last thing damage that is being done. well i believe
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there's a lot of overreacting and i'd like to experiment expand upon what sam said we've got a lot more in common with each other we have a long history with our allies we're all involved in fighting terrorism around the world where we're involved with all sorts of other things other than the terrorists and the economic implications so i kind of look at this as a big family squabble but stability then to do this in the face of the status ari to sorry to interrupt but it does seem very much as though president trump who is as everybody now knows is the transactional president to him but actually everything comes down to cost even when it comes down to issues of fighting terrorism of security and defense he wants nato his fellow nato members to pay more for that defense and so when he's even suggested that the joint exercises with south korea suspended as a result of coast as as a as a result of course yes and he's made it very clear that the united states is not
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going to pay everybody's way anymore whether it be true military might whether it be true economic issues and that's what he promised the american people as i said in my opening statement you want fairness i think the american taxpayers are certainly in agreement with you that they just don't want to carry the load for everyone world wide and there's nothing wrong with that that's called fairness and deborah i'm just wondering whether this system that we have had in place for seventy years or so whether it is actually in need of a reboot perhaps it its served its purpose is now time to change it because as we now know there are many people who have not benefited atoll from this period of globalization from the seventy years of bretton woods and so perhaps it is time for it to be shaken up. well i i think there is some merit to that but i'm not certain that you want to knock over the whole system and think that you're going to get
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a better outcome especially for those who haven't seen benefits over a period of largely peaceful global economic growth i mean if you didn't have economic benefits during seventy years of peaceful economic growth then i don't see how you're going to get economic benefits from a period of economic nationalism that rarely works out in people's favor so this is the challenge i think one of the consequences of an america first strategy is that america will find that there are costs to be paid from putting america first and one of those costs is that other countries will seize the initiative and start setting rules that are less favorable to the u.s. more favorable perhaps for other countries and other regions and certainly here in asia there is multiple efforts underway to try to write new rules for trade in particular. that exquisite united states that are available for
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u.s. companies who want to capture the largest parts of the growing economic marketplace in this region we have almost four billion consumers in asia growing middle class and so forth those rules will be written without the united states and i think that that is going to be very interesting. the more that the united states challenges the existing status quo the more attractive those alternative possibilities become and you know i'm not so sure that people who are triumph and lead cheering behind trump's ideas now will be equally happy with the results at the end you know to write one year to year live years down the road let's put that to stephen then stephen there's a real danger that given the new world order that is being created from the terminal that is in ceiling as a consequence of the trumpet ministrations policies and a new world order is emerging the rules of which are being written by somebody else
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and they're not going to include you in washington d.c. that's a real danger. well let's wait and see but i could tell you that when you look at west virginia virginia and pennsylvania and other states where the steel mills of close and that are going to reopen and thousands of people are going to go back to work in our economy is growing well we're a very resilient nation you know that we pounce back and meet any challenge that comes our way no one wants to be isolated from the world neither goes president trump but i go back to that word fairness we need to make sure that everyone in this case especially in the president's mind and in the minds of the american people that the united states is treated fairly well and so i go back to my original case there will be i believe in that at the end of the day a soup down with them we want to run a table and we're going to work these things out so that everyone is treated with fairness let's put that to you then sam clearly president company has to pull it
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has believed that the united states is being treated unfairly are they being treated unfairly and they say by whom and what can be done about it. it's a slightly bizarre situation when you see sort of the one global superpower sort of masquerading under a victim complex i mean who is treating the u.s. so unfairly it's the rules based system that we operate on was dodged lead driven through at the behest of the u.s. and it's largely largely works when we're talking about terrorists as you said at the beginning of the program e.u. and us import tariffs in terms of on a trade weighted basis around two to three percent they're about the same so so so it's sort of it's just difficult to understand where this where this complex as it has arisen from but going back to one of the earlier points as well does the u.s. is retreat from the world provide opportunities for other other other nations other groups of nations to take the initiative i think yes i think trump pulling out of
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the trans-pacific partnership allowed the e.u. to finalize its agreement with japan you've just seen the e.u. open up negotiations with australia and new zealand we've seen it's just upgraded its agreement with mexico in all of these agreements is pushing an export is exporting its own regulator frameworks its own way of doing things and i think and i think there is something to be said that the us is going to find that if this continues and isn't resolved soon in the retreat into itself into isolationism into its own victim calm for a cop complex continues it's going to find that the world around it changes and perhaps not in the way it likes steve having having heard that and how apprehensive are you that perhaps there's been a miscalculation on the part of the president and his team and that this this could indeed escalate into a full scale trade war of which perhaps nobody actually benefits from armed are going to operate at all in fact are optimistic that it will not go into
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a full scale troop works i believe there are a lot of book cool heads in the tropics ministration in the e.u. . at the end of the day everyone's going to be sitting down as i said and say look we've got a choice here we go down a road where everyone gets hurt as you said or we go down a road where everyone is going to be able to come together solve this problem and work together so that everyone benefits i'm going to have to just look donald trump has made a lot of promises that he's kept those promises are remember with north korea he was being condemned ridiculed and criticized it look where we are today with the korean consulate we just got about everything that we want the chairman kim got the things he wanted why because at the end of the day everyone sat down and said we're we going to work this and i believe we're going to see a good outcome with regard to the right steve i mean obviously stephen there are those that point to the fact that nothing has actually happened when it comes to denuclearize ation on the korean peninsula having said that let me get the final
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wet please to deborah because i think perhaps i'm a stark contrast of course was the scenes from the g. seven in quebec and then the shanghai cooperation organization meeting in complete harmony i'll say it would appear and achieving an awful lot in terms of does look that contrast i think resonated around the world i think it did and i think you are going to see and we're already seeing right now particularly here in asia. surprising amount of unity and different things that have been blocked for a long time so as an example we have a sixteen party trade agreement here in asia called our step that has been not stalled but it's been moving very slowly for quite some time i think it will accelerate tremendously and they are trying to have this substantial conclusion before the end of this year i think we're going to see that done the transpacific partnership was going to be brought into force early next year many countries are
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fast tracking it it will probably be in force before the end of this year that would not have happened had we not had such an acrimonious g seven meeting that got everyone's attention. and they said wow it's not just it's not just the things like the two three two arguments about national security it's the rhetoric it's the language it's the turning your back on allies that has caused people to say in asia particularly we have to take care of ourselves clearly and so we will do so we will pick up whatever pieces we can in whatever format works for us and we will create whatever situations we that we think work to keep open the path to prosperity to keep open the jobs opportunities for ourselves because we can no longer count on an unreliable ally of the united states and i think that is an entirely new ball game that we have never faced before all right thank you all very much indeed deborah thank you for powering through with it with a bit of
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a dodgy straight thank you very much indeed steven rogers thank you very much and sam lowe thank you very much and as ever thank you for watching the program you can see it again any time you like by going to the web site out jazeera dot com she will further discussion go to us facebook page facebook dot com fool with us a.j. inside story you can also join the conversation on twitter handle is at a.j. inside story i'm. dennis from the whole team here in doha it's life in a. and
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of them are content out of the top stories on al-jazeera at least one pass and has been killed and more than one hundred others injured in a grenade attack and ethiopia's capital. met had just finished addressing tens of thousands of supporters and the capsule. and someone tried to throw the grenade towards the stage there's a problem so we're just going to do his bit and that moment there was a grin it was still not going to sting but i think the guy was just trying to stall on the stage. with the guys beside him just it took him so it just went off in india on sunday so there are some people out soon who are just wounded because of.

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