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confiscation they've been staging weekly demonstrations along the gaza israel border since march with many returning after sustaining injuries and i believe that . i had three operations on my leg and a fourth one yesterday from the hospital to participate with my people in today's protest we want to wake up all the sleeping palestinians from gaza to the west bank despite my injury i came to throw stones and burns hires and cut the wires of the border fence. the united nations or fiji agency says the number of displaced people in southern syria has tripled to one hundred sixty thousand in the past five days of fighting it comes as jordanian officials say a new cease fire has been agreed after a twelve hour truce and in daraa province the poor's followed intense fighting in a ten day offensive by government and russian forces before the first began at least eighty people were killed in syrian government and russian asterix say.
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is only serious side of the syria jordan border now. we're here at the border crossing that many syrian refugees have used in the past to cross from syria into jordan today thousands of civilians mainly women and children again others along this border hoping to be able to cross into jordan but there were calls to his highness the king of jordan to give them permission to cross over these families have nothing left for them to ask to cross the border to escape death they've been displaced from areas that have been hit by thousands of airstrikes in the past few days and they're now looking to cross to safety we've witnessed the tragic events the civilians have been through and their only demand now is to go in the direction of jordan. still to come. an attack on the headquarters of the gene five somehow force in mali of the least six soldiers i'm a defiance down the capital gains that publishes a friday edition hours after
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a gunman killed five members of its. welcome to look at international forecasts it has implicitly cold weather into the eastern side of australia recently thursday august today for around twenty five years in melbourne it will be a little milder to go on through the next few days with a little more cloud just spilling in here despite the fact that this cold front will make its way through temperatures should add up at least into double figures thursday the struggle to get to nine point eight celsius to even get into double figures further north a little bit of cloud there up towards brisbane possibly some showers into southern parts of queensland elsewhere much of a stretch it does look fine and dry and that's the case across the western side of the country warming up in perth northerly winds coming in twenty two celsius here
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then on sunday afternoon and warming up into that southeastern corner could touch fourteen celsius in adelaide and also in melbourne getting into or double figures into new zealand by and large it does look blas leach rob a little more cloud just sliding through the tasman that will eventually make its way in across the western side of the country over the next couple days but ten celsius for christchurch on saturday go on sunday and getting up to thirteen degrees is that warm right he makes his way through said turning increasingly wet senate steady increase to across southern parts of japan big downpours coming here and also for south korea. every year in pakistan hundreds of women are victims of so-called honor killings one on one east searches for the truth in a case that exposes the growing clash between old beliefs and modern life on al-jazeera.
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al-jazeera where every. welcome back reminder of the top stories here on al-jazeera the bodies of three young migrant children have been recovered along libya's coastline another one hundred people are missing after their boat capsized spanish rescue ship says it's a little bit not to respond to a distress call in the same area gaza's health minister says two people one of them a thirteen year old boy been killed by israeli fire during protests along the
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israel gaza border and the united nations says the number of people displaced by recent fighting in southern syria has tripled to one hundred sixty thousand jordanian officials say a new cease fire has been agreed after a trial of our cause and that in there up of an. a cease fire has come into effect in south sudan president salva kiir and opposition leader react my char agreed the truth of you this week in an attempt to bring an end to a five year civil war the conflict created one of the fastest growing humanitarian crises in the world the u.n. estimates more than four million south sudanese have been displaced ceasefire in december was violated within hours. at least six soldiers have been killed in the net tack on a military base in mali the attack in the town was carried out by fighters using rockets and the vehicle rigged with explosives the compound houses the headquarters
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of the g five task force of soldiers from mali became a fuss so chad and mauritania it was set up to defeat violent armed groups across west africa and is an assistant research fellow at the africa center for strategic studies she says many groups are dedicated to securing the site held region. there are multiple forces that are deployed that each contribute to fighting extremist the first is the french force back on that is deployed in that area and has been deployed in different forms since the islamist groups tried to take the capital bamako back in late two thousand and twelve another force of course is the un's mission. which has deployed again throughout mali and also has a mandate to help mali security forces fight these groups so there is
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a multitude of actors there and they all try to work together to defeat these to defeat these groups the democratic republic of congo's health minister says the country is just weeks away from being declared ebola free this will happen if there are no new infections in the next three weeks the latest outbreak has killed twenty nine people a government says vaccines given some more than three thousand vulnerable people have been very effective in twenty fourteen and the bowl the epidemic killed nearly eleven and a half thousand people across west africa the local government says it will introduce new safety measures after an oil tanker fire in the nigerian city of lagos at least nine people were killed when the vehicle crashed and exploded on an expressway on thursday operation to clear the scene is still ongoing. thailand's prime minister has visited the site where twelve young football as and
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that coach missing in the flooded cave complex. tell the families to keep faith as a search effort and says a six day the rescue mission now involves more than a thousand people including british and american teams from china right as the latest. 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 on the web and i think we will succeed we will succeed because we have faith in the way everyone should keep their heads cool advising one another helping one another and talking to one another about things that are helping. 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 that the prime minister also met the
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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 about the boys from my shop i saw them practicing on saturday they came over and bought 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 do not love the search also continues in the hills and jungle above the cave complex fissures in 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
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that the divers can again continue with their push farther into the dark and muddy elaborate scott harder al-jazeera chang ride. the police chief on duty jaring the nine hundred eighty nine hells before will stadium disaster in the u.k. will face trial for manslaughter ninety six people were killed in a crash when crowds packed into a grandstand during the nine hundred eighty nine f.a. cup semifinal in sheffield david duncan failed the former south yorkshire police chief superintendent was in command when it happened an inquiry found police failed to control the flow of people into the stadium. a man accused of killing five people at a newspaper office in the u.s. state of maryland barricaded the rear exit to stop any will escaping according to authorities they say the suspect thirty eight year old jared ramos had a vendetta against the paper and is journalists i did joe castro report.
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despite what happened in their news room the staff of the capitol gazette about thursday's attack would not stop the presses rolling and so it was that less than twenty four hours later the paper's headline read five shot dead at the capitol with photos of the victims printed on the front page when i heard one day wonders as the first victim of be sure you know you know i jumped off the sofa i couldn't believe it clutching a fifteen year old copy of the paper this man remembers one of the reporters who was killed a mother of four who visited his home to write about his tomato sauce. i'm thinking about her daughter you know her daughter was in my family room you know playing you know with building blocks well you know discussing about how to get to maybe. who would have thought of something like this because that is a community paper a forum for everything from local politics to school sports they're the only ones that are going to care about your kids' sports games and you know you deny just dog
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it's those things the board of my community right represented in this paper and representative those jealous police say the lone suspect is from the community jared rameses is now jailed without bail and facing five counts of murder the thirty eight year old had lost a defamation lawsuit against the paper after it published a story about him stocking a former classmate police say afterwards ramma swanage revenge in may of thirteen we did have a situation where online frightening comments were made it was discussed at the capitol because that did not wish to pursue criminal charges. there was a fear that doing so would exacerbate an already flammable situation police say ramesses attacked the newspaper armed with a shotgun and smoke grenades a search of his home revealed more evidence of the planned attack u.s. president donald trump has previously called the news media the country's worst
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enemy but offered his condolences journalists like all americans should be free from the fear of being violently attacked. while doing their job. the communities memorial for the slain newspaper workers grows by the hour but perhaps the one the moral that speaks loudest of all is one with very few words this nearly blank opinion page published in the capital does that with this simple sentence today we are speechless. how did you castro al-jazeera and apple is maryland. canada is hitting back of the united states over it still an element in tariffs with patella trim measures on twelve billion dollars worth of american goods now take effect from sunday on the clue time or song us imports like coffee from toilet paper canada has no choice but to retaliate with a measured perfectly reciprocal dollar for dollar response and that is what
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we are doing. i cannot emphasize enough they were grette with which we take these countermeasures we are acting very much in store oh no not in anger but the us terrorists leave canada no choice but to defend our industries our workers and our communities and i can assure you that we will maintain the firm resolve to do so. a photo journalist in egypt could face the death penalty for taking pictures during the military crackdown five years ago a judge is expected to deliver his verdict on the thirty year old mahmoud abu zeid on saturday they are mccarron reports. mahmoud that was aide better known as show kind could be sentenced to death for simply doing his job and he gyptian judge is due to give his ruling in the case. was arrested along with two other ninety
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gyptian journalists who were later released while he was taking pictures during the unrest in egypt square in twenty thirteen. he was among hundreds of people detained when injection security forces ordered by general of the c.c. now the president to end the six week sit in almost one thousand people died in the violence that followed human rights watch has said the egyptian military's crackdown is probably a crime against humanity according to court documents show khan is being charged with weapons possession illegal assembly murder and attempted murder. rights groups have called for his immediate release the egyptian embassy in paris refused to accept a petition with more than seventy thousand signatures in support of. amnesty international says his health is deteriorating. the shock and we demand that all
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charges against him a dropped he's been diagnosed with malnutrition and niƱa and depression he's written a letter from his prison cell outlining the abuses he's faced and how journalism in egypt has become a crime there are thirteen journalists facing life imprisonment or the death sentence on saturday show khan will learn his fate diana kerim al-jazeera thousands of paper loss setting off on a pilgrimage to one of hinduism holiest size and indian alist acushla security is being bolstered after an attack on the group programs last year i'm a haywood reports. it is a journey many long to make to a holy cave high in the himalayas this is just the start of the yatra pilgrimage to worship the hindu god shiva. the track from base camp will
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take pilgrims more than three and a half thousand metres above sea level in indian administers kashmir the heavy rains and sludgy conditions had prevented people from making their ascent at several stop points but the poor weather hasn't dampened the spirits of those about to set out. security this year is tighter than ever with forty thousand troops deployed to protect the route of yours that i've been giving to the pilgrimage for the last twenty one years and it's the first time i've seen such measures taken by the government seventy forces of the road after every one hundred meters we see several daughter goes the extra security measures are being taken because pilgrims have been targeted because last year eight people were killed and many more injured in an attack on a police bunker and a checkpoint nearly all the victims were women the indian or thor she is blamed fighters from the group lashkar e tayyiba for the attack kashmir has been at the heart of decades of hostility
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between india and pakistan both of which claim the region. c.c.t.v. drones and bullet proof police convoys will be used this year to try to prevent any attack on the pilgrims. certainly the. whole group. which has been put in place. the pilgrimage to want to hindu with the holiest sites lasts perceptor weeks it will be seen as a big test for a security force hoping it will pass so peacefully emma haywood is there are. a lot of theaters in london these are the top stories on al-jazeera a spanish rescue ship patrolling the mediterranean sea says they were told by italian officials to ignore a distress call from a boat with at least one hundred migrants on board soon after they had reports of
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one hundred migrants missing feared dead after their boat capsized in the same area so far only the bodies of three young children have been recovered it comes just hours after european leaders signed a compromise deal and preventing such journeys from north africa including the possibility of setting up offshore processing centers but while some of those leaders are calling the agreement a breakthrough details remain vague on how it's actually going to work. if you go out so i would do you all migration it's far too early to talk about the success. we have to reach an agreement. but this is in fact the easiest part of the dust. from the growth. for a new start implementing. gaza's health minister says two people one of them a thirteen year old boy have been killed by israeli fire during protests along the israel gaza border more than three hundred palestinians have been injured in the
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latest protest against israeli land confiscation they've been staging weekly demonstrations along the gaza israel border since march with many returning after sustaining injuries. the united nations refugee agency says the number of displaced people in southern syria has tripled as to one hundred sixty thousand in the past five days of fighting it comes as jordanian officials say a new cease fire has been agreed after twelve hour truce and then there are province the pause followed intense fighting in a ten day offensive by government and russian forces thailand's prime minister has told the families of twelve schoolboys trapped in a cave complex along with their football coach to remain hopeful prior chant aka told the boys families to keep faith efforts anted a six day. headlines that's it from may but stay with us and. are counting the
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cost is next. on counting the cost the european union is trying to change we'll look at the reasons why the economic cost of violence in mexico plus the timber companies accused of in danger the world's second largest rainforest. counting the cost on al-jazeera. hello i'm hasn't seeker this is counting the cost on al-jazeera your weekly look at the world of business and economics the european union is trying to change a look at the efforts to reform it. also this week illegal logging activists accuse timber companies of endangering the world's second largest rainforest in the democratic republic of congo. plus nafta and one of the world's worst digital divide look at the economic challenges ahead for mexico.
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or the european union makes up one fifth of the world's economy part of its success is that each citizen see themselves as better off economically within the bloc than outside but that perception is being challenge the e.u. turned sixty last year and for some it may be showing its age this week's e.u. summit in brussels reform was tabled as a necessary adjustment to meet the new challenges french president emanuel mccraw is one of those driving the reforms he says now is a golden opportunity to make changes to ensure the future success of the bloc he is pushing for a more financially flexible you but divisions have been growing as well over the blocs policy on refugees on the opening day a breakthrough of sorts was achieved under the deal to block will boost funding to address the issue which has threatened the very solidarity of the bloc largely has
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more. if it's being framed as a solution to the migration crisis i think it's the biggest exaggeration you could possibly imagine what what he sees in terms is a sort of political fix to stop the block from falling apart and take the pressure in particular of the german chancellor angela merkel whose political career was in the balance because of this a lot of what they've agreed in this communique is exactly what expected and it's all about keeping people out more support for the libyan coast guard for example strengthening the borders with turkey these sorts of things the surprise package which was dreamt up by emmanuel macron the french president with this idea of what they call holding centers potentially in italy in greece the two countries that most of the refugees come through actually what it is in terms is a win for the hardliners no overall idea of what a common european asylum policy looks like but what it does is appease italy and take all the pressure of angela merkel with joining us now from london is john
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spring for deputy director at the center for european reform thanks very much for being with us so is there a problem in the way this whole issue of migration is being framed in europe particularly in economic terms because you know we get it we get all these figures about how germany for example its population is getting older and there is a labor shortage and there is an argument there that it actually needs more people in need more migrants. i think that's absolutely right and one of the big advantages of loss of having a lot of migrants coming into your economy is that it also just helps you fiscally if you've got an aging population and a shrinking working age population and you don't have the tax base to be able to pay for all of the health care and pensions and so forth that the zero people need so bringing in more people will definitely helps what's really important though is that those people are quickly integrated into the labor market into society so that
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they find jobs quickly and they they start becoming productive helpful members of society yeah this goes back to this this whole issue of europe's rich subsidizing europe's poor i mean how do you find how do you find some sort of common ground on that i think that germany is is very unwilling to have the kind of transfer union as it's called that a country like italy or most countries have whereby because you raise more taxes from rich people that money gets also many transform transferred in the form of public services and welfare expenditure to poor people germany really does not want that to happen on the on the europeans scale and. anger merkel has tried very hard with a negotiations with macron to stop that from happening and part of the reason for that is it's not just germany it's also a group of countries led by the netherlands which are calling themselves the new hanseatic league who are breathing down anger merkel's neck and saying look we
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don't want germany to sign up to that kind of transfer union. there's also of course the issue of tariffs the use looking at to its own set of measures to protect it's still an alum indian industry and that's of course couple coming off to the us imposed tariffs on their metals industry what impact is that likely to have because we've heard enough economists saying that trade was around there are no winners in in trade wars so i mean is this is a case of that they were faced with little choice and the current set of terrace which the trump administration has imposed is not going to be an economic disaster if the european union you know we're talking about tariffs on some basic metals. and the e.u. is not an absolutely huge supplier of these missiles to the us the problem is if the trade war escalates and the us imposes tariffs on cars where
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the e.u. has a very big us and sends a lot of costs to the us and it's quite vulnerable to that. i mean it's difficult to say how the e.u. should respond on the one hand if they just said ok trump imposed tariffs on us and we're not going to respond and then it may well just involved in trying to go further particularly if the trade balance between the e.u. and the us does not improve but on the other hand you know if they do escalate the trade war then it might become a kind of fight to the death and we might see some severe restrictions on transatlantic trade which which won't help anyone and so it's a typical economist on the one hand and on the other argument but i think the e.u. is essentially has got no easy options here john's break for good to speak with you thank you. now an iconic motorcycle brand versus donald trump the u.s.
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president's trade spat with the e.u. has forced holly davidson to shift gear new e.u. tariffs will raise the average cost per bite by about two thousand dollars so it's moving some production outside the u.s. and with that decision holly became the poster child for the breakdown in u.s. trade relations with the e.u. rob reynolds has more from washington. the growing global trade war is claiming some of its first victims in the u.s. motorcycle maker harley davidson announced it was moving some of its production overseas to avoid steep tariffs imposed by the european union. the e.u. action came after president donald trump slapped tariffs on european steel and aluminum harley davidson says it sold forty thousand motorcycles in europe last year it's not yet clear how many workers will lose their jobs trump tweeted surprised that harley davidson of all companies would be the first to wave the
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white flag asked about the wisconsin based manufacturers decision white house spokesperson sarah sanders defended trump's trade policies the european union is attempting to punish u.s. workers with unfair and discriminatory trade policies and president trump will continue to push for free fair and reciprocal trade and hopes that the e.u. will join us in the meanwhile soybean farmers in the midwest are dreading the prospect of china taxing their product in retaliation for trump's tariffs on chinese goods so would be futures are already at their lowest in nearly a decade export twenty five percent of your products any time your stock start talking train ago she mentions it's going to be a big impact on your business. tariffs have gone into effect on u.s. cranberries peanut butter orange juice and levi's jeans also in a blow to european liquor aficionados and american distillers bourbon whiskey has
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become costlier from lisbon to warsaw thanks to e.q. retaliatory terrorists twenty five percent price increase is going to put us really expensive compared to other products that are already available in europe made by either european producers or indian or even japanese producers the kentucky distillers association urged trade negotiators to quote sit down over a glass of our signature spirit and resolve their differences. also to come on counting the cost ticket to ride a u.k. court grants a temporary license to operate in london or criticizes what it calls the company's gung ho behavior. of first there's a europe wide shortfall of carbon dioxide why does that matter well c o two is the gas that's used to put the fears into beer and soft drinks it also helps extend the shelf life of meat and other packaged foods it was reported last week as the worst
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supply situation to hit the european carbon dioxide business in decades adding the u.k. is the hardest hit country a kuwait saudi arabia and the united arab emirates are teaming up to offer financial aid to neighboring behind concerns of the growing about the state of behinds economy it's located off the coast of saudi arabia but unlike its neighbor it has limited oil supplies and worries about the country's large public debt which now stands at eight hundred nine percent of gross domestic product have been gathering pace the cost of insuring that debt against a default has also been flashing a clear warning signal it's of the highest since records began but most worryingly behind has relatively low levels of foreign exchange reserves so there have been fears around its future ability to pay for essential imports a demand for wood in europe and elsewhere is causing a rainforest in africa to shrink at an alarming rate environmental campaigners are
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accusing the largest timber company in the democratic republic of congo of illegally cutting down millions of trees paul chodas jan reports. in the heart of africa the congo basin is home to the world's second largest rain forest but a new investigation accuses timber companies of endangering its existence second in size to the amazon the congolese rain forest to some two million square kilometers it covers six countries including the democratic republic of congo where it's shrinking the fastest the nonprofit global witness says the d r c s biggest timber company north through timber is illegally harvesting trees at nearly ninety percent of its sites with impunity north timber which is portuguese owned denies congolese subsidiary sort of force is breaching its contracts it says the accusations have no basis it acknowledges some management plans may not be in place but that it's talking with the ministry of environment about them global witness is also accusing
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importers such as portugal and friends of failing to take action researchers are trying to learn about the forest unique ecosystem before it's too late. these forests are under pressure from humans so we scientists want to categorize the fauna the birds the only thought of this forest before it is destroyed that scientists say the congo rainforest is a source of food and water for tens of millions of people it's also home to six hundred types of trees and ten thousand animal species including endangered ones they say these trees produce oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide but their ability to reduce greenhouse gases and regulate the climate is decreasing. but example here for example the rainy season normally starts in mid august but now sometimes it begins in july and sometimes in september and when it comes sometimes the water does not rise steadily and then they suddenly recede there's a disorder in the cycle so despite.


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