child soldiers. on al-jazeera. this is al jazeera. hello i'm adrian finighan this is the news hour live from doha coming up in the next sixty minutes european union plans to resolve the migration issue in disarray with italy threatening to veto a potential deal. the u.k. tolerated the inexcusable treatment of u.s. detainees after the nine eleven attacks according to a new report. the emails that link donald trump from the united arab emirates a report claims close ties influence over diplomatic appointments. and in support colombia and japan joined the final sixteen as the world cup ready for the knockout
phase. it's only as putting pressure on its e.u. partners to reach common ground on how to deal with the influx of refugees and migrants to europe in a dramatic escalation in tension between member states the newly elected populist italian prime minister she is epic conti has blocked a joint statement and threatened to veto the entire agenda if no solution is found lawrence lee reports from brussels. the european union is in trouble and they although it's the italians are now siding with the hungarian austrians in the front against migration the greeks are trying to keep up a spirit of unity with the spanish and the french and the country trying to keep it all from falling apart is generally that chancellor had already spelt out the danger to the entire block in a speech before she arrived. but. europe faces many challenges but migration could
become the make or break one for the e.u. i that we manage it so others in africa believe that we're guided by values and believe in multilateralism not unilaterally or nobody will believe any longer in the system of values that has made a strong. given that there's no possible way anymore that the bloc can find a united position on sharing refugees are now having to resort to arrangements between individual countries prepared to help so for example greece which has already failed to find accommodation for many who fled from turkey says it will take back more from germany to ease the political pressure on merkel from inside her own coalition. others repeated their calls for a calm approach to diffuse internal tensions many are talking about the crisis we're talking about numbers that at the moment are more or less eighty percent less than it was it was last year so we're talking about numbers that are perfectly
manageable we shouldn't get into a panic state of minds our policies in the last year or so have started to produce results now they need to be sustained and it is extremely important that we do this in cooperation and partnership with our friends and countries of origin transit in particular in africa we're investing a lot in africa now member states need to do the same. but not only could they not make progress on issues like external holding centers in places like albania the size of the rest became clear as italy vetoed a planned joint statement from the political bloc putting yet more pressure on chancellor merkel with one day left of the summit. it's worth remembering that the founding principle of the entire european project was and remains ever closer union and yet migration threatens to break that now because many countries either don't have the money or lack the political will to help anymore there is now a battle on for the heart and soul of the european union. this isn't
a refugee crisis it's really a crisis about the rule of law and humanitarian standards in the part of the world which claims to be the most moral does it do its people want to be that anymore these are big questions with no satisfactory solutions the recently of zero in brussels italy is one of the countries that refused to let in a rescue ship carrying more than two hundred migrants the lifeline eventually docked in malta after being stranded at sea for six days about it's the subject of an investigation with police questioning whether it was assisting smugglers johnson reports from valetta. the lifelines pull into the crew spent the day washing down the boat taking out rubbish accumulated during its six days at sea mission lifeline which owns the vessel has a more complicated cleanup of its reputation it's interactive accused of colluding to smuggle people to europe after it refused to hand over two hundred thirty three
rescued refugees to libyan authorities we picked up them on the twenty first of two in. about eighteen and twenty two miles. from the libyan coast so in international waters off the. coast guard boat approached us and told us to hand out the migrants to them they wanted to bring back some migrants to libya where they put to jail so we said well there's no way for us to hand outs of migrants. refused to the lifeline a safe port in italy preferring to send refugees to camps in libya what to do is illegal so we think that italian is breaking international law because libya is not safe and people are crowded in in such prisons and.
face monitress and say i and tortured and raped so we are sure that this is not a solution and should stop very very soon the plight of the lifeline embodies the broader european debate about whether to rescue refugees at sea and bring them to save posts in the european union or ship them to camps in so-called safe countries stablished humanitarian practice is that of bringing them to europe but there is disagreement on put in sharing and a growing chorus of hardliners supports outsourcing humanitarianism to others the lifelines refugees are now at. this processing center in walesa lucky to have their asylum interviews in europe from their balconies they can see the freedom little weights them unemployment television and dominoes in this ship breaker's gold is safe but not a life and some european attitudes are hardening against freelance search and rescuers who would help bring others here malta's prime minister
a liberal compared to some e.u. leaders holds this against them the captain of the said there so who went against international rules and ignored directions being given by the italian authorities who were coordinating the rescue it appears that european search and rescue has become a political not a humanitarian act jumps out of al-jazeera volatile. british spies have been accused of inexcusable actions related to the detention of hundreds of people by the us after the nine eleven attacks a report by the u.k. parliamentary committee found that they knew about suspected mistreatment but continued to supply intelligence paul brennan reports. the brutal methods of western intelligence agencies after nine eleven included waterboarding starvation sleep deprivation stress positions verbal threats and physical assaults on the u.k.'s intelligence and security committee set out to uncover the extent of british
involvement after fifty hours of testimony and forty thousand documents the conclusion was clear in our view the united kingdom tolerated actions and took others that we regard as inexcusable. the committee declared itself astonished that despite rendition being illegal in britain there is still no clear policy on the u.k.'s involvement in the practice by other countries via the u.k. and while there was no smoking gun showing british agents had physically abused detainees there were hundreds of cases where agents had been involved in interrogations despite knowing or suspecting mistreatment but crucially the committee was prevented from talking to the agents involved we want to talk to the people who were in those posts back at that time and in addition to that we want to talk to people who were in the field at that time because without it you call fill in potential gaps campaigners say it's time for a judge led independent inquiry which has greater powers to demand disclosure and
compel witnesses to attend this is something the government promised back in twenty ten it has stalled but the government has until now always maintained that this will be the position once the i se has finished its inquiry and so we now look to theresa may to establish that inquiry without delay the response from the intelligence agencies has come from an interview with an unnamed agent here at m i six in which they said that the agencies were unprepared for the upsurge in counterterrorism work which followed nine eleven that they had who had specific training in conducting detainee interviews but the tough important lessons had been learned and they did things very differently now. the abuses at abu ghraib bag graham kuantan him obey in the numerous so-called black sites around the world led to a global scandal and now even the united states prohibits its agents from using cruel or degrading interrogation methods but rendition and detentions are still going on
and the oversight of them remains murky paul brennan al-jazeera london lawrence korb is a former u.s. assistant secretary of defense he says it's surprising that the u.k. lost its moral compass after nine eleven. i know that we had worked with the british but i did not know the extent to which they knew what was happening and still went ahead and did it i thought maybe they had said no we won't get involved given you know what the united states is doing whether in a rock album grave or in guantanamo i did not realize that the the british you know were going along with this particularly since we were the ones who were taxed so after that the united states sort of lost its moral compass i am somewhat surprised that the united kingdom did as well a deal was in afghanistan i know that in iraq in addition to the british we have for example the polish government was there we had some countries from
central and south america so it'll be interesting to see to what extent they were involved now the u.k. was our major ally particularly in iraq so i hope that they were the ones who work more closely with us a lot of these other governments didn't do it but this is something we're going to have to live with for a while and what it does is rather than getting the information because when you're tortured you'll tell them anything that you want it creates more terrorists because people say see this is what they did to was so therefore we're justified in in doing whatever we need to to retaliate against them. some of donald trump's assistants had closer ties to the united arab emirates than previously thought according to a new report the middle east eyes says it has e-mails revealing that aides were willing to exchange inside information with the m.r.c. ambassador to the u.s.
during the twenty sixteen election campaign alan fischer reports donald trump. a key figure in all of this according to the e-mails the website middle east eyes says if the pain is tom brock a prominent and influential businessman he's an old friend of donald trump's and raised huge sums of money for his election campaign he was allegedly exchanging e-mails with us of the united arab emirates ambassador to washington. it's claimed the ambassador managed to change the republican party platform and its cleveland convention the first draft had a call to release twenty eight pages of classified documents from the nine eleven inquiry which were potentially embarrassing to saudi arabia a close ally that was removed. after daughter i'm surprised election victory in november twenty sixth in its alleged ambassador a tie but pushed for insights on who would be moved into key diplomatic intelligence and defense positions in the new administration it was his intention
to brief his bosses including the emma rattie crone prince mohammed bin zayed but then he also apparently offered his own suggestions middle east i says in one e-mail you wrote to tom barac about george w. bush's former homeland security advisor fran townsend i saw her last night and immediately thought she would be huge asset to you she would make a perfect director of national intelligence or d h s secretary she would hit the ground running on every issue tones and in fact made the shortlist for a key intelligence position she was considered as a possible f.b.i. director when james comey was fired middle east i suggest the e-mail exchange may be of interest to the ongoing millet inquiry into potential. russian interference into the twenty sixteen presidential election and links to the trump campaign he's looking for not just contact but for flows of money because what he's basically investigating is whether any foreign policy started with russia but he's now
continuing with you know emirates and saudi arabia whether any foreign government actively contributed financially to translation campaign and that would be illegal under u.s. law it's claimed crime prince been desired canceled a planned trip to washington last month because he was caught up in the quiet the crown prince did meet donald trump at the white house in may last year to morrow at eleven thirty was interviewed by the miller investigation in december he actually recommended paul manifold as trump's campaign manager one of four no faces several charges arising out of the miller investigation. alan fischer al-jazeera washington . josh is the executive director of the arab center of washington d.c. based think tank he says the latest leak exposes how u.s. politicians sell themselves out election campaigns. i think they have that chilling
effect on the relationship going back to the earlier leaks with regards to some of the steps taken by the best that are useful are here in washington some of the people he affiliated with including previous collection of e-mails affiliated with a person named george notter now you have this additional layer of revelation basically coming close to showing some if you will. interference in the electoral process in this country and the kind of friendliness of people in campaigns to sell out i mean when you when you have a key advisor to an american presidential campaign talk to a foreign representative and say our agenda as if like his agenda is not that uncommon with his candidate presidential candidate but in common with
a foreign entity that raises some serious doubts about the system and how this foreign influence. spread so deep and so broadly into the electoral system the u.s. deputy attorney general has been accused of withholding documents relating to the f.b.i.'s investigation into donald trump's presidential campaign and this rosenstein why are you keeping information from congress. i'm not keeping any information from congress that it's approved a few minutes mr rosenstein think the house of representatives is going to say something different i don't agree with you congressman i don't believe that's what they're going to say if they do they'll but i think trump's allies in congress had a heated exchange with rosenstein during a special hearing rosenstein has been criticized by trump's supporters for appointing robert mueller to lead a special investigation into links between russia and the trunk campaign this. year with from syria still to come on the program. and you are sure it is i would. be
good news for just. treading carefully pertains prince william and his politically sensitive trip to the middle east. barely room to move the prison cells crammed to the limit in the philippines following the president's latest crackdown this time on loitering. in sport we'll hear from the german team as they return home following the shock exit from the world cup. more overnight rain has raised the water level inside a cave complex in northern thailand where a football team has been missing for six days the twelve boys and their coach have been seen since saturday leaving many families anxious and sprint let's go live now to chang dry in northern thailand scott hyde is watching the search and rescue
operation scott what's the latest. good news this morning the first good news hadn't quite some time that is there is no rain falling right now as you mentioned overnight there was heavy rainfall and that stymied the operations the pumping out the water out of the cave system it is going now one big difference we came here this morning out walking up this road the cave just a couple of hundred meters away i say under a hundred meters. way for me was the the home of generators we might be able to hear in the background that's because those pumps are back in working and you can see the orange vehicle behind me that is a generator truck and we came up the path that leads up to where i'm standing now there was a trickle of water a stream of water on the right hand side that means that they're pumping water out of the caves and that is progress but again you know we look at how vast these caves are how much water was in them there's still a lot of work to be done there's a lot work going on outside the cave system as well they're looking for another hole in another one of these chimneys the thought is today if they find the one
they're looking for they could maybe do another supply drop in there that's in hopes that these twelve boys and their coach are close to that and they might be able to find it they've done that before but that's what they're looking at and also within the next hour we're expecting the prime minister of thailand to come up here he's going to take a look at the operations search and rescue operation will be his first he was out of country until just a couple days ago this will be his first visit here to this many village that has sprouted up right by the mouth of the cave adrian six days this is going on now what sort of impact is this having on the families of the boys. and the families here they're still under attack it's just behind the camera and there is as we've seen every morning and throughout the days there is a buddhist monk carrying out a prayer service right now and that's going to go on probably for a couple of hours and they have been under that tent for these past six days adrian but it is very interesting because of the frustration of lack of information lack of progress on the search and rescue operation some fathers are taking things into
their own hands. yelling into the hills for their missing boys for fathers in the jungle above long cave pleading for their son to come home but the only reply they got was the worrying of a black hawk helicopter after a night of heavy rain the skies cleared in the afternoon allowing helicopters to resume searching from the air. frustrated with the lack. information and progress after five days the fathers went out on their own checking in with the searchers and looking for answers. i want to ask the governor how my boy is and all the other kids where are they do they have food and water that's all i want to know the only thing i can do is just wait and wait till. a group of rescue volunteers from bangkok will use a high tech laser scanner in an attempt to locate the boys they plan to lower down a recently located chimney that they hope lead to deep in the cave. a scan i can
see through layers of ten meters and can show a graphic of the cave if we dropped it in the cave we can see the shape of a human more than a thousand people are now involved in the search including american troops and british diving experts. but was so many bodies and organizations at the scene there are also serious logistical challenges we're deep in the hills that how's this vast cave network while some groups are using high tech to assist in the search and rescue operation some like these from the park service are doing it the old fashioned way they're hiking through these woods to link up with some rescue officials deeper in the hills while the searching continues in the water in the air in the vast jungle families are focused on staying strong because at this stage that's one of few things they have control over al-jazeera chiang rai. the ministry offensive in southwestern syria may have ended at least for twelve hours russian
led talks in jordan have resulted in a temporary truce with the free syrian army the break in fighting in data comes after the deaths of at least seventy eight people on wednesday paul chodas g.-n. reports. a bloodbath in the southwestern syrian rebel stronghold of daraa russian and syrian government judson helicopters hit an estimated one hundred targets on thursday dozens of civilians were killed in the twenty four hour barrage of barrel bombs and rocket fire. the u.n. says tens of thousands of newly displaced people have fled to syria's borders with israeli occupied golan heights and jordan peele goes to jordan one of the most generous recipients of refugees on earth that they keep. open for people fleeing south there is no there is no other place to
go but jordan says its border with syria will remain closed the kingdom already has six hundred fifty thousand registered syrian refugees. the u.n. says the fighting is also cut off vital cross border relief and aid supply routes it's asking the warring parties to stop fighting immediately. the u.n. the u.s. u.k. and france have condemned russia's role in the offensive for you but a year ago the us russia and regional powers had agreed that i was one of the so-called deescalation zones of humanitarian access this done agreement designated that and three other regions as places that would be free of hostilities between rebel groups and forces fighting on behalf of bashar al assad's government the day it then mean the day that this unprecedented air campaign by the russian jets adopting the scorched earth strategy is in gross violation of a deescalation agreement. but russia's ambassador to the united nations says moscow
will no longer uphold a deescalation zone saying it was among the last strongholds of al-qaeda syrian branch and i sold we urge the again the russians the americans and the it today nance were able to to to do it last july they can do it again today. that they have all influence in this in this area there's nothing inevitable about. this escalation of fighting for assad taking the rebel stronghold of down especially important after all this is where the uprisings against his rule began seven years ago. on al jazeera. hundreds of syrian refugees in lebanon have begun crossing the border to return home nearly five hundred people went through identity checks on thursday as part of a deal between beirut and damascus lebanon is home to around one million registered syrian refugees the lebanese government says that many areas in syria are now
stable enough for them to return but the united nations has warned that the country is not hit safe. britain's prince william has concluded his middle east tour by visiting the holy sites in occupied east jerusalem it's the first official visit by a member of the royal family since nine hundred forty eight he started the day by paying respects at the grave of his great grandmother princess alice who sheltered jews during the holocaust are a force of reports. appeal of prince william to the most personal part of this first official visit to israel in the occupied palestinian territories british royal of the church of st mary magdalen on the slopes of the mount of olives he paid tribute to his great grandmother princess alice a devout christian who sheltered jews during the holocaust she'd asked to be buried in jerusalem but present day politics will close at hand the royal itinerary turned this last day in east jerusalem part of the prince's visit to the occupied
palestinian territories attracting some criticism from right wing israeli politicians israel's culture minister called him impolite for not meeting jerusalem's israeli man. but the al aqsa mosque compound the site no deduces the temple mount he met islamic clerics in viewing up close the golden dome of the rock just below at the western wall he met the chief rabbi of the holiest site where jews can pray even his own print between the stones. it reflected a balance he's had to strike throughout the trip choosing israel seventieth anniversary year one in which the united states has moved its embassy to jerusalem for a first official royal visit and the politics had to be played. carefully i know i share it is i with all of you or your news for just one of these on wednesday prince william was in the occupied west bank addressing the palestinian president as the head of a country. britain does not recognize the state of palestine
but language like that ensured a warm reception his final speech of the visit at the consulate in east jerusalem was in similar vein my message to nights is that you have not been forgotten. it's been a very powerful experience to meet you and other palestinians living in the west and to hear your stories back in the old city on his final day prince william's final stop the man who one day become head of the church of england spending time inside one of christianity's holiest places the church of the holy sepulcher the site where jesus christ is said to have been in tuned and resurrected so prince william has now completed his final official engagement of this trip it's a trip that kensington palace has been careful to describe as nonpolitical but it was at the request of the british government and of course in this environment at this time the issue of jerusalem is intensely political and he's had to walk the political fault lines very delicately are a force for al-jazeera authorities to. malaysia is to withdraw troops from saudi
arabia because of concerns about the war in yemen a saudi m r r t military coalition has been fighting hooty rebels in yemen since twenty fifteen the malays in defense minister said that there are differences in what he calls the global political ideologies between the two countries. so we want to maintain our good relation with would be a beer we went to mint did a good relation with. iran syria iran all and it's going to be. really it could be an. army of rumors and i believe because we don't want to go in the complete in the interim . the trumpet ministrations plans to supply high tech arms to saudi arabia and the u.a.e. could be a deal railed after senator withdrew his support the u.s. agreed to sell one hundred twenty thousand procession guided munitions to its gulf
allies but senator bob menendez says that he's concerned u.s. weapons are being used in the war any emon. the united arab emirates has told the international court of justice that claims made against it by counsel are without merit and should be dismissed. just that the u.a.e. violated human rights through its ongoing blockade but lawyers acting for the u.a.e. say that doha has misled the court the blockade on castle by the u.a.e. saudi arabia bahrain ad egypt began nearly thirteen months ago. well get a weather update on that is out. hundreds of women are arrested as they protest against the u.s. president's zero tolerance policy on immigration. a small during mess what remains of one of the largest markets in kenya's capital. and it's for the defending champions knocked out in
a wimbledon warm up tournament the details coming up in around twenty minutes. sponsored by. hello and welcome back now across southern china and taiwan we've got quite a weather at the moment most of the rain seventy's up through the yangtze river valley giving some wet weather for shanghai but once you come south through fuzhou into hong kong across the taipei weather conditions are looking generally quite good we've still got some showers affecting parts of indo-china vietnam through laos and particularly again through miramar does look a little bit dry here at the moment there's a move the forecasts are again in the some showers but not as bad as it has been so let's move down into southeastern parts of asia and here across the philippines chemical scattered showers particular across luzon but further south cherry looking
a bit drier and brighter some heavy rain across parts of borneo i think the java and bali will see some dry conditions and then up through them in a plane we've got to show singapore in kuala lumpur bangkok is expected to be largely dry with most of the heavy rain confined to areas further towards the north so then as we move across into south asia here we're seeing some very heavy rain across the western ghats and indeed rain across many parts of india extending up very close to delhi don't you much in the way of rain here just in the case that things are beginning to change the still some heavy rain across as he said states of indians and heavy showers are likely in the pool the weather sponsored by cattle . the i.m.f. said riyadh's a break even or price of twenty eighteen is likely to be around eighty eight dollars a barrel why is argentina again turning to the i.m.f. for help now we bring you the stories that are shaping the economic world we live in counting the cost on al-jazeera.
again this is the news hour from al-jazeera a dream for getting here in doha top stories this hour it's only is putting pressure on its e.u. partners to reach common ground of how to deal with the influx of refugees and migrants to europe the new populist italian prime minister picante has blocked a joint e.u. statement and threaten to veto the entire agenda if no solution is filed. a report by a u.k. parliamentary committee has found british spies knew the u.s. mistreated hundreds of detainees after the nine eleven attacks it found britain took inexcusable actions including capturing people who were transferred without legal process to third countries. some of donald trump's aides had closer ties to the united arab emirates the previously thought reportage would you report the middle east side says it has e-mails revealing those who were willing to exchange
inside information with the m.r.i. the u.s. during the twenty sixteen election campaign. five people have been killed in a shooting at a newspaper building in the u.s. state of maryland the gunman targeted the offices of the capitol disaster newspaper in annapolis but he say they found what they believe to be an explosive device in the building. a man is now in custody and is being questioned by police let's go live now to annapolis such a serious heidi joe castro is that what more do we know about this man and his motives. high age or eon so the associated press is reporting the name of the suspect he is jared rameau's thirty eight years old according to associated press and police have been say has said they have been searching the home of a suspect they have not identified him by name but they say that this newspaper had
been the target of threats made via social media account that they believe was indeed linked to the gunman also just now in the latest briefing the names of the five victims were released we know four of them were journalists at the capital because that one was a sales assistant now there has been an outpouring of support for the survivors and for the families of the victims u.s. president donald trump tweeting his condolences now this is the president who earlier in the month called the news media on twitter the worst enemy of this country but today he tweeted his condolences with an even stronger condemnation of today's violence coming from his press secretary sara sanders who tweeted today that this attack on innocent journalists doing their jobs is an attack on every american police though are still keeping very quiet about the suspected motive we know they're still interrogating this lone suspect they say this was likely
a very well planned meticulously planned attack that he had a smoke grenade that he deployed upon forcing his way into the building and that he did specifically target the offices of this newspaper and in one another ominous sign of these uncertain times police have deployed to guard the entrances. other major us newspaper and to broadcast outlets as a sign of precaution adrian i do many thanks indeed i'm serious how did your castro lived in annapolis. police in washington d.c. of arrested nearly six hundred women who were protesting against president donald trump's zero tolerance immigration policy. demonstrates his call for an end to the separation of detention of migrant families entering the country illegally more than two thousand three hundred migrant
children forcibly split from their parents of recent weeks last week trump signed an executive order to end the practice. meanwhile first lady maloney a trump has returned to the us mexico border to meet immigration and border patrol offices in her second visit to the area she toured what officials describe as a short term holding center of the children taken from their parents her last visit a week ago was overshadowed by a controversy surrounding a jacket that she wore that said i really don't care do you. i know how dangerous and difficult jobs are so i really appreciate all you do for behalf of the country and i'm looking forward for our discussion and to tour difficile. and i'm here to support you and give my how whatever i can do for behalf of children and the families meanwhile u.s.
president donald trump has visited billboard was calm sent to a new electronics factory his visit comes just days after the state's famous motorcycle manufacturer davidson warned that it was moving some production overseas to avoid new tariffs john hendren reports. ever defiant ever boastful president donald trump came to take credit for thirteen thousand new jobs in wisconsin they wanted to do it someplace now in the united states and. i immediately thought of the state of wisconsin but the president remains a man under pressure. and he should just go home no one wants him here. any money are coming for you you're going to be gone he's under fire over the russia probe with one former aide in jail and more indicted over a growing trade war with iconic u.s. companies like harley davidson planning to move operations overseas to avoid new tariffs and over immigration where even some of his own supporters object to
a now rescinded policy of separating children from their undocumented parents keep the families together keep the don't separate the family but part i think that's a good thing but he keeps giving his diehard supporters what they want as he does here near milwaukee announcing a new factory and thirteen thousand jobs for the taiwanese manufacturer foxconn among his supporters there is a backlash against the backlash i love his policies i think is doing great things for the country. almost everything i don't like his rhetoric alla time but i really see things shaping out for america when trump is criticized his supporters are energized an excellent job but he's not back in dani's following through on what he said he's going to door just doesn't back down from that support helps explain why many republicans like wisconsin governor scott walker and house speaker paul ryan are standing by the president trump's republican party needs all
the support it can get to retain control of congress particularly in midwestern swing states like wisconsin which trump won two years ago are you going to vote in november for cars of course he wants you to vote for republicans are you going to do that absolutely the president supporters are resilient he won the presidency despite losing the popular vote and has never had a majority if you're going to bring in polls but polls do show that about nine in ten. republican supports the president and they are likely to be pleased by things like his plans to appoint a new conservative supreme court justice and the trade war doesn't derail the economy is there a sense it's like this one we're open for business made in the usa it's all happening and it's happening very very quickly we've created three point four million jobs since the election including over three hundred thousand manufacturing
jobs despite his troubles the president is taking advantage of any chance to show he's bringing jobs home especially to key voting battleground states like this one john hendren al-jazeera mt pleasant wisconsin. it's pronounced the trump will meet russia's president vladimir putin the finnish capital helsinki on july sixteenth the two leaders are expected to rekindle relations which have been deteriorating of late trumps national security adviser and that's john bolton john bolton by the met putin in moscow on wednesday. the u.s. vice president's arrives in guatemala the final leg of his tour of central america the region's migrant crisis will top the agenda during mike pence his talks with the presidents of salvador and honduras hollow reports but. when it comes to u.s. support for latin american countries dealing with an influx of migrants it appears
humanitarian assistance can depend on just where those people are heading in brazil u.s. vice president mike pence met with venezuelan migrants and announced ten million dollars in humanitarian assistance to the brazilian government for their continued role in accepting thousands of migrants we are with you. we stand with you and we will keep standing with you until democracy is restored in venezuela. on a three country tour of latin america the u.s. was president announced a similar commitment in ecuador this time two million dollars the last stop for mike pence was guatemala it's the home country of an estimated forty five percent of migrants trying to enter the southern border of the united states many being migrant children separated from their parents however assistance for migrants wasn't an offer instead a message to central american refugees considering migration to the u.s.
if you want to come to the united states come legally or don't come at all. if someone tells you they can bring you or your children to america outside the law don't believe them randy capps of the center for migration policy says it's the conditions in the region's northern triangle solved or and want tamala that are at the heart of the crisis you've seen an uptick in violence organized by gangs in el salvador and drug cartels and under us those two countries have a lot of the highest murder rates in the world right now guatemala has security issues too but the bigger issue there is poverty. the trumpet ministration announced that more significant resources would be sent to central american countries while also calling for stronger border security the vice president's trip was intended to focus on trade and security but the worsening migrant crisis in both north and south america have overshadowed his trip but up alone washington.
at least nine people died when an oil tanker called file on a busy road in nigeria's commercial capital more than fifty vehicles were burnt when the truck burst into flames in the city of lagos officials say the tanker crashed on a motorway because its brakes failed at least four people were taken to hospital. and a fire in the largest open air market in kenya's capital has killed at least fifteen people as many as seventy others including children were taken to hospital with serious burns and suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation catherine sawyer reports from nairobi. this is watching maines of a section of one of nairobi's largest markets more than two hundred traders shared this space mostly selling t. funny and coats the fire started early morning when the market was close to people living nearby was asleep many including children were overcome by smoke and fumes
and suffocated others were rushed to hospital someone who was at home when he had the market is on fire he had a business here and he lost most of his stock because a lot more so i was called at around two am and told there's a fire i rushed here a still of my pajamas on when i got here all my timber was on fire it was worth about ten thousand dollars. but afternoon investigators were still collecting evidence to find out what started the fire. and rescue worker has opened shop doors to make sure no one had been trapped inside all the people who died of suffocation in this building's many other a still in hospital some residents in traders we spoke to said that the fire was caused by an electrical fault but police are still investigating. this maybe there was tragedy in the market in recent years but it's certainly not the first to happen at least seven serious incidents in the last seven years some are blamed on
our sun because of business rivalry but most say to be accidental i can't say what the problem is but the market is too congested and narrow it makes it difficult to contain fires we also sell highly flammable goods like mattresses timber and clothes so fire spreads very quickly we need at least a water hydrant here it's a busy market where tens of thousands of people trade every day so as those who lost friends and family in the fire and property ponder their next moves just a block away it's business as usual catherine sawyer al jazeera nairobi. at least eleven thousand people including children as young as five have been arrested in the philippines for loitering in the streets the crackdown ordered by president bush has caused overcrowding in jails cells meant to hold six people down contain as many as eighty dogon reports from manila. the last time said you are good seal your genesis was
a few years ago and he says his son promised he will come home but he never did. genesis died while under police detention after he was arrested for loitering right outside his home last week his family says he was taken in for simply not wearing a shirt in a public place and he paid the price with his life. release after all possible for an innocent man a man who has committed no crime. and killed. dogs or killed in the street. president of the good that there to says he wants to rid the country of street crime and has ordered the police to launch an intensive anti loitering campaign but critics say this is another crackdown directed against the poor the third to so-called war on drugs continues with more than twenty two thousand people killed since it took office two years ago we visited one of the detention facilities in
the capital manila the stench of human sweat and heat is overwhelming this cell only has a capacity of six but it currently houses at least eighty inmates it is so packed that there are three hour shifts so that others can sleep while the rest stand and the warden says this is an improvement. another sell for women when asked almost all of them say they have not seen a lawyer this fight being jailed for the rights groups say the situation is similar across the country and deter to hell if this isn't there more than ten thousand filipinos have already been arrested over the last two weeks but despite tremendous criticism president for the good data says there will be no letup in his anti loitering campaign and has even ordered the rounding up of minors hundred several
ready been brought to police stations and this detachment alone at least fifty children are made to sign up as offenders every night some as young as spider years old. there are cases of abuse in these are perpetrated by authorities who are supposedly duty bound to protect the children the. force is like. or. or drinking in public places such as industries so what we want to deliver is more spear upstate but that is not a sentiment shared by many here whites groups see the country is steadily becoming a police state and their dead and the justice of courts have now been replaced by the justice of guns. the breaking news on our top story european union leaders have reached a deal on migration from us ten hours of chaotic talks in brussels over the issue
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oh but feel hopeful europe faces many challenges but migration could become the make or break one for the e.u. . breaking news out of brussels the european union says it's reached a deal on how to handle the migration crisis. i'm sam is a dam this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up a temporary truce in the battle for southwestern syria not before nearly eighty people were killed. the search for answers after a gunman opened fire killing five people in a newspaper office in the u.s. plus.