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poverty in rural areas as john home and reports a mistake on the campaign pledge to fulfill. the mix can countryside decimated but poverty and empty but migration over decades. is one of the aging population of small scale phone is struggling to compete with industrial scale operations in the world to mexico and the u.s. for all that i know i produce grains but not money he says. that many communities the young have either left or turned to more lucrative benches. they sell drugs they kidnap they live well for a few days and then they get killed just next to my house or there was head of a kidnapping. this man promises to change that presidential front runner andres manuel lopez obrador has made the neglected mix can country side a campaign priority. he said he were focused government support from large
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industrial produces to smaller farms help them get quality seeds technological know how better access to loans and a guaranteed minimum price for their crops it's all part of an ambitious plan for mexico to produce its own food. they're buying everything abroad that we could grow in mexico me that's going to stop. in the past there were incredibly strong ties between mexicans and the land this is the birthplace of corn itself but it's a different country now daming with the urban population and the global market the question is if it's really possible or even worth the cost of resuscitating this sector so that. even lopez obrador team says the wholesale change he promises will be impossible in one of been
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a straight. and agricultural economists who are in general support the plan of question dave price guarantees for individual farmers and in particular in forcing home growing food and carry a steep cost for authorities and consumers is because when housing that in consequence it's going to be very expensive for the government and mexican taxpayer that. promise themselves seem split between those two banking on a ruling party which has given them just enough to survive and those like a year or more voting in the hope of change john homan how does it make to account . valley's international airport has closed and hundreds of flights are canceled after a volcano erupted on the indonesian island ash and smoke shot more than two kilometers into the air from mountain kong at least four hundred fifty flights were canceled affecting about seventy five thousand people officials fear when could carry ash towards java indonesia's most densely populated island on
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a gun began erupting last year forcing tens of thousands to evacuate the health minister of the democratic republic of congo says his government is just weeks away from declaring the country a bowl of free the last outbreak killed twenty nine people the government says vacancies given to more than three thousand vulnerable people were very effective vaccines that is an ebola epidemic in two thousand and fourteen killed nearly eleven and a half thousand people across west africa a stunning government has won a major trade dispute over its plain packaging laws for tobacco products the world trade organization has ruled the laws helped improve public health but will require cigarette manufacturers to remove all logos and branding from their products while still introduce the laws in two thousand and eleven that it faces strong opposition from tobacco producing countries and manufacturers like philip morris which sued the government for what it called brand damage the case was thrown out of the dipak
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tobacco firm was ordered to pay the government's legal fees the latest complaint to the deputy it was filed by cuba on doors the dominican republic and indonesia all tobacco producing countries who claim the laws damaged international trade and violated intellectual property rights that claim was rejected in the rulings expected to accelerate the rollout of plain packaging laws in other countries simon chapman is a public health professor at the university of sydney he says tobacco firms are unlikely to succeed in appealing the ruling. but what the industry always does with legislation that threatens its bottom line and cosyn public health that's exactly what we want to do we do want more people to quit smoking and fewer people to take it out well the industry always us first of all try to defeat legislation then if it can't defeat it it tries to dodge uses water it down and if it counted that it tries to delay the implementation and what these cases are all about
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a trying to impose a regular treat she will globally so that other countries won't follow instructions for footsteps but they've lost a little bit light we've already got six countries which have implemented and we've got in addition to australia we've got france england the united sort of united kingdom norway oland and new zealand and there are another countries not a citizen who have legislation waiting in the wings and hungary canada or an slip mania go to well in that column it's probably going to be implemented still had on al-jazeera a big star basketball around tames has a vision to make coming out. habs
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in the u.k. are trying to reassure thirsty football fans that there won't be a beer shortage in the world cup of all times that's because carbon dioxide gas used to provide that is that is in short supply the problem is also getting. prepackaged goods. and has warned pub goers that supplies could soon be disrupted. so it's something good so far fixed to not get out to have been there i think is pretty unfathomable think about it quite right how i would feel but we sleep a little. visual treats revising history we have not met especially if you're going to is coming home to relieve the bear would like to foil.
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one of the biggest problems facing our oceans and the loss of seagrass meadows one check rule for roughly fifteen percent of the ocean's total carbon storage perhaps or they hope to wife as much carbon dioxide as rain forest and they're also question marine habitats for many endangered ocean species. but here on elk or in slew in central california the tide could be turning for sea grass thanks to some unexpected allies. trying to meet their.
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this nine hundred hectare as she wary 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. cold forward winds close. like. it grows with the rocks there mentioning start composing over half of the world sea grass meadows are in decline but here in al corn slew they're making a surprising comeback. oh wow.
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at one time there were thousands of sea otters in california but in the eighteen hundreds they were hunted to near extinction for their 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 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 eating algal build 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
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capture them and tag them with radio devices. firing their work really well. because probably very close. what's the purpose of proper 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 eating. how are they doing health wise there's one right there that's three four nine six so that beeping is an arm that beeping is from the radio transmitter that's we surgically implanted in her so that helps a smooth paper. why don't you take a look here out in there. and. along the west coast of north america researchers have noticed that the return of
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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 the ecosystems around the world will have a knock on that potentially 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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we will maintain the finest fighting force the world has ever known united states army was so reliant on the private sector i would call it a dependency we have a mismatch between the way we. are to be here and the reality of the twenty first century enough to get here in a bagel for a while and i'll tell you how many of the persians that you're sending out you should be child soldiers not. child soldiers reloaded on al-jazeera. the sams in archaeology graduate from iraq he's also a part time going to pergamon museum which includes a reconstruction of the famous ishtar gate in bubble most of the people he's
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showing around came to germany as refugees this is just one of several billion museums taking part in the project called a meeting point and as well as bringing people together one of its aims is to emphasise the contribution of migrants right up to the present day to western culture. because i've been here for some time i can help them with lots of things that mrs ford to me the great thing is it's not just about museums about forming a new life it is a part of life it's culture the story of a british italian man experiencing life close up in a palestinian refugee camp and it's. coming face to face with the daily lives of its residents some of whom had lived there for seventy years but it's been there a few jomo soldier's life it's not been on the show seven days in beirut that . on al-jazeera.
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e.u. leaders claim an agreement on migrants but details often on how they will put it into action. jane doesn't this is al jazeera life and also coming up. parents desperation as hopes fade of finding missing teenage footballers trapped in a flooded cave in thailand. the man accused of shooting dead five people in a newspaper office in the u.s. is charged with murder. and we'll explain why ethiopia's economy is in crisis despite growing at the fastest rate in africa.
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these one hundred refugees are fed have drowned after their boat capsized in the mediterranean sea off the coast of libya it follows a compromise deal between e.u. leaders in brussels that they hope will control the influx of refugees trying to cross into europe agreement pledges more funding to turkey and north african countries including libya to stop sea crossings it also gives member states the option of setting up migrant processing centers on their own soil lawrence lee has been following those talks in brussels and joins us live from them wondering how this is filtering through the response to this plan. well i mean if you if you boil it all down from where we were when they all arrived yesterday afternoon in langley merkel was talking about the future of the european union being under threat effectively they were given a choice of their own making which was to try to continue. with some sort of
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notional idea of implementing humanitarian law and taking asylum claim and saying and then deciding what to do with them at the risk of collapsing the european union because of so much resistance from the populace governments in places like rome and budapest or alternatively to appease those governments by coming up with a more unpalatable deal which relied almost entirely on stronger and stronger measures to keep people out in colorado if you feel like perhaps some people might point to things like these new migration census as ways in which they could process and redistributes refugees among countries which are prepared to accept them a bit better in future but there are some deeply controversial things in the communique particularly on a day when a hundred people have drowned yet again off the coast of libya the idea that they're going to work more closely with the libyan coast guard a while ago we spoke six who's the leader of the green group in the european
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parliament who pointed out that this will mean european money probably going directly to armed groups in libya. the libyan coast guard is very well known to mistreat people chip beat people we know the how the situation in libya is there is horrendous human rights violations happening people are raped people i've beaten be but tortured and this is something that europeans certainly should not supports but this is exactly what we're seeing right now and i mean there's not even a state in libya basically giving money to militias that might fight against each other tomorrow with european money and maybe european weapons. and lawrence we are waiting on a press conference i believe what are the expectations then what's likely to happen next. well i mean in terms of the migration issue that was put to better five o'clock in the morning when the communique was issued so so so that's now done
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i mean they have been saying about other things this morning very briefly on breakfast for example which they can't talk about because the u.k. still has no position whatsoever but they said that the focus really is still going to be on migration the the vagueness of much of the language phrases like consensus needs to be found on. refining the dublin accords and finding a new level of accord with africa to stop migration these are all well and good but it doesn't mean anything in practice because there's nothing concrete attached to it and really now the summits winding up the attention is going to shift i think fairly quickly to italy and germany italy because it was the really renegade country which said it would collapse any sort of deal if you didn't like it so what do they think about all this now in germany because angela merkel's junior coalition partner still got to decide if it's happy with the deal that she's going to go back to berlin with and will they try to start closing their borders as well it looks in the short term is it probably for the political level of got away with
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it and they say this fudge will be enough to stagger on in the meantime but frankly in the end there is no common european asylum policy anymore and the whole idea of countries behaving in the same way as each other each doing their bits the quota system for example refugees is now completely daves it's now falling to individual countries to decide what they want to do and countries which don't want to do anything it's all places like hungary now have a totally free reign to do that as well so the idea of as a joke here is approach across the block has now more let's go let's go over to germany then thanks lawrence lee and bring in dominic kane and bell and i'm just learning how medicals coming out of this stock. well that's certainly one of the questions being posed here it is emerging over the course of the last half an hour or so from some germany's agencies that there are four countries apparently that are prepared to negotiate with germany about the return
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of some some people this country specifically being spain and poland and denmark and france well the question will be what form of that take and we understand that the interior minister of germany will be involved in that he's the person who's been agitating for the to have the ability to turn refugees back at the border so what does this all mean in terms of german politics and what has driven this with me to discuss these matters is a left turn from rasmussen global mr going to what should we make of this what how important has german domestic politics been and arriving at what would appear to be a european solution having it very much dominated the agenda without being officially an issue on the agenda and i think the calculation of the minister of interior as a whole for another populist like australia chancellor of course is was said was a very successful one so they are dominating the discourse america was talking about camps and often africa about shutting down the borders about increased
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spending for frontex so it's exactly these aspects of the populace were running the election campaigns on and of course at the very end minister of interior is now trying to prove to his home constituencies in prior to the elections in october so we can deliver but the question of course is are they really the winners or they're just victims of the diskos they didn't start and then what about the mood politically here in berlin today following on from this late night deal seemed that it was done in brussels what how would you assess the mood here in berlin politically today i think there's a big east of course because for for some. days two days actually people have been really really taking this into account that there could be a split. and then end of the government and then we would face new elections and that was so dominating and i think it's also saw so. frustrating for everybody just to imagine we could get back into
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a situation which nobody wanted to see coming back very soon but i think is also kind of the mystic the different partners and to cheer they will cheer to this agreement although actually the problems have not been solved in the first place but at least the dynamic have been kicked off and the process will start now just as a whole for had said that on monday if there was no solution which is part of the c.i.s. you could really get behind that he might go it alone that he might decide to use his ministerial powers to start turning refugees back at the borders what can what do you expect to happen now in the net in the days and weeks to come regarding border controls here in germany but i don't i don't see it so i think he's very much aware of where the red line is where the chancellor actually said it to say ok if he's acting unilaterally then this is an and then actually this is up to her competence to make a decision he will very cleverly. fly under this raider and under this red line and
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try to execute as much as he can as minister of interior and as you pointed out so he's now in charge of the negotiation of the bilateral agreements and i and i expect there will be more not just the four countries but there will be more once this dynamic had been set off because for the populist across europe this is a big victory over germany and over america as well coming culture migration policy because they are now actually in the lead and they are now trying to and they are successfully closing down the borders of europe. was involved thank you very much so that's a view of the mood here in berlin reacting to that late night or perhaps i should say early morning deal that was arrived at in brussels for now back to you thank you dominic a it's move on to other news thailand's prime minister says visits at the flooded cave where the search for twelve young footballers. and a coach has entered its sixth day. urged destroyed families waiting for news to keep the faith within a thousand people are not involved in the rescue mission including teams from
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america and britain scott had to report some. prime minister was on a trip to europe when the twelve boys and their football coach went missing but on friday he was back in thailand and at the cave meeting with the search teams there's now a crowded mini village of rescue organizations and command centers. and i think we will succeed we will succeed because we have faith that everyone should keep their heads cool advising one another helping one another and talking to one another i want things that are helpful. with more personnel and equipment arriving every day there's growing concerns there are too many people involved reducing the efficiency of the rescue efforts. the prime minister also met the families of some of those missing many of whom have been camped out near the cave entrance since saturday. cam'ron cayle runs a shop in a nearby village where the boys football pitch is located she might have been one of the last people to see them before they entered the cave. i cried when i heard
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about the boys from my shop i saw them practicing on saturday they came over and snacks and soft drinks when i asked why so much they said they were off to the cave this is the road that leads up to the mouth of the cave in the hive of search and rescue operations now for the first time in days the generators are running and the pumps are working i don't know if the search also continues in the hills and jungle above the cave complex fissures and chimneys or downward tunnels are being explored and surveyed workers looking for any way to get into the cave beyond the flooded sections to look for the boys or any sign or clue of where they might be. with water again draining from the large mouth of the cave there's hope that the divers can again continue with their push farther into the dark and muddy labyrinth scott harder al-jazeera chiang rai a man's being charged with murder after five people were shot dead at a newspaper office in the u.s. state of maryland investigators say the gunman specifically talking to journalists
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in the city of annapolis castro reports. police say the shooting that left five people dead on thursday was a targeted attack on a local newspaper the capital gazette journalists caught in the violence described the scene as a war zone with one crime reporter tweeting there is nothing more terrifying than hearing multiple people get shot while you're under your desk and then hear the gunman reload police say a lone suspect was responsible they captured him inside the newspaper office and have searched his home there was no gunfire exchanged between officers and the suspect since we were able to get here very quickly but just something for you guys to get to know. you know we have a unified training on how to respond active shooters and that's would be one of the major things that made this a huge success police say the suspect is linked to a social media account that has made threats to the newspaper staff as recently as the day of the attack they say he also deployed
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a smoke canister to create confusion as he forced his way into the building a sign that this attack was meticulously planned this person was prepared today to come in this person was prepared to shoot people his intent was to false or exactly why he targeted the local newspaper a staple of day to day life in maryland's capital city for more than two hundred years is still unknown asked to comment on the journalist slayings president donald trump who earlier this month labeled the news media the country's worst enemy he walked away but tweeted his condolences meanwhile his press secretary offered a stronger condemnation writing a violent attack on innocent journalists doing their job is an attack on every american as a precaution police deployed to guard the entrances of the new york times and other large u.s. media organizations an ominous site to mark uncertain times hi joe castro
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al-jazeera and apple as maryland. that's all still ahead on al-jazeera four years after i saw was defeated in the iraqi city of mosul reminders of the group's rule still everywhere. we've got more very hot weather continuing across japan a heat wave really and trying to stay in that we've got a fair amount of cloud which has been piling its way through south korea towards q.c. ahead of that high pressure in charge with drawing up those southerly winds and temperatures getting up to thirty two celsius in tokyo on saturday live the showers coming into the southwest of the country southern parts of the korean peninsula still seeing some rather heavy rain and will be the trend as we go on through sunday the west
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weather coming in across much of south through the straits still saying that hot weather there for much of japan say well into the thirty's for many of soka touching thirty three degrees and we've got similar values across china central southern parts of china the on the hot side bobby conditions here to shanghai thirty celsius hot and humid there in hong kong at around thirty three degrees and we'll see some of that is this week on into sunday showers longer spells of right a possibility lively storms a big thunder showers with some large hail certainly on the cards for many the obvious showers not so far away from northern parts of the philippines as well so some with the weather coming into luzon bonilla at around thirty celsius and we got the usual rashness showers through much of southeast asia over the next couple days and all the parts of indonesia also seeing some wet weather but try to the south. in an exclusive documentary series al-jazeera reveals the full story of
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a war that changed the face of the middle east this is not a war to defeat israel this is a war to open the way for the promise of the final episode of a three part series explores the impending threats of two global superpowers that uncovers why the arab israeli conflict continues to this day the war in october the battle and beyond at this time on al-jazeera. are you watching al-jazeera mine of our top stories this hour leaders have reached a deal they hope will control the number of refugees entering europe they've agreed to give more funding to turkey and north african countries to help stem the flow of
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people italy and greece have been given the option of setting up asylum processing centers. thailand's prime minister has visited the site of a flooded cave complex where a young football team went missing last saturday. told family members to keep the faith as international search and rescue mission entered its sixth day there's been some progress in efforts to drain water from the cave where the twelve boys and a coach went missing. the man's been charged with murder after five people were shot dead at the newspaper office in the us state of maryland police say the gunman specifically targeted journalists in the city of annapolis. talks at that e.u. summit are likely to refocus now on budgetary and economic concerns in the wake of the deal on migration at the core of that is breaks at the united kingdom is due to leave the european union in march next year but time is running out to agree on terms of the divorce to which will need to be ratified by both the u.k. and e.u.
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parliament the future of trade over the forthcoming u.k. e.u. border on the island of ireland remains a key sticking point the future security partnership we have with the european union movie very important we currently enjoy a high level of cooperation with member states of the e.u. in a number of areas on security different potent france which is a.

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