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lol. zero. hello there are more of this is the news hour live from doha coming up in the next sixty minutes turkey's president wants his country's alliance with the u.s. is at stake as relations between washington and deteriorates. at least three palestinians are killed and hundreds wounded as they continue to demand their right of return. land grab the hundreds of families and south africa's western cape living on private property. and chemicals giant monsanto is hit with two hundred
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eighty nine million dollars in damages for failing to warn about the health risks of its weed killer. turkeys president has written an opinion piece in the new york times warning that the u.s. must respect turkey's sovereignty or their partnership could be in jeopardy perceptor said his country will seek new friends and allies if the united states continues to pressure its a colony u.s. president donald trump announced this week that he would double steel and aluminum tyrus on. but iran is to sell their dollars and buy lira instead to prop up the currency which is fall into a record low since the start of the year the turkish lira has lost thirty five percent of its value against the dollar much of that the client has happened since president took office a huge expanded powers a month ago so i reports now from istanbul. turkey is
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president for just a prior to an address this large rally and have this massive for his citizens. if there is anyone who has dollars euros or gold under their pillows that you go exchange it for lira that our banks this is the national domestic battle this will be my people's response to those who have wage an economic war against us turkey's currency has lost more than thirty per cent of its value so far this year at least fifteen percent of that was just on thursday night the turkish going to be has been struggling for a few years of recombination of several financial and political factors the lira tumbled even faster after just presidential election which gave all executive powers to president our john i wish that. or mr and his you know eighteen would be very very ready to hear a robust economic program the day after they had been elected fortunately there
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a little bit later on that as a growing about fragile economy the lira was not protected against any current suspect lation especially after the two thousand and sixteen failed coup and turkey's continuing dispute with the united states over a variety of issues has not made things easy the most urgent disagreement has been is the tension of an american pastor named andrew branson who is on trial on terrorism charges there is a currency crisis kind of promoted by the geopolitical risks which is obviously used by the american foreign policy. this is a makers another factor is turkey's unwillingness to join the recent u.s. sanctions against iran turkey buys energy from iran along with russia and azerbaijan now the crisis is being felt of rote with investors selling of shares in european things with generally have bigger exposure to the turkish gone i mean the dispute was supposed to ease as delegates from both sides gathered in washington
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this week but it didn't and it went a went further trick say the united states is trying to beat them with a financial stick and some even believe it's just a political move by president trump to head off november's critical election now it's a question of how turkey will handle all these pressures while its currency is at ten all time see now because solo al-jazeera a stumble. a u.n. delegation arrived in gaza or a short time ago for meetings with hamas officials and visit as part of ongoing efforts to lower tensions with israel the talks are expected to focus on the details of a cease fire proposal at least three palestinians have been killed by israeli forces during a twentieth friday of protests at the gaza border one of the people killed was a medic who was attending to the injured more than three hundred others were hurt so the protests began in march israel has killed one hundred sixty four palestinians under simmons reports from gaza. there's
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a truce but just here on gaza's border with israel there's no such thing as car you see anger soon followed by live sniper rounds. finding their targets scores of life changing injuries mainly young people while near rafa a middle aged man and a medic died. here those wanting to express themselves with words not actions families with children risking their lives mixing with activists do they believe that the fighting can and who do we use a truce will hold for long the protesters have an objective until they get what they want there's going to be no call in. a cease fire called last because we have learned here the occupation has taken land by force we will get it back. not far
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away another rush with no protection it's evident the numbers turning out have increased compared with last week's demonstrations the toxic mix of black smoke and take gas remains much the same as previous protests the motto for this demonstration is freedom and life but this isn't the only form of protest in gaza today. inside gaza city behind the rubble comes a different sound. peaceful protest on top of what remains of a cultural center crushed by bombing on thursday israel had said that the five story building was owned by hamas and it had a presence who are these people of forty years. and we have lost our culture office but gaza loses more than this a theater that helped hundreds of artists ask unesco and the international community to immediately open an investigation into the israeli crime.
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passive resistance to life under siege. andrew symonds out zero gaza city. russian forces in syria say they have shot down to rebel drones they say at defense as were deployed. american base in latakia province no casualties or damage was reported it follows a syrian state t.v. report that israeli drone was also shot down in a damascus. the syrian army is trusting a major assault on the last remaining rebel held province dozens of civilians have been killed by intensifying as strikes bombing targeted parts of it lip and spilled over into areas in western aleppo leaflets have been dropped warning people to accept government role there are breaks for a village in aleppo province which has seen some of the heaviest recent strikes. a new massacre has been committed by the russian warplanes here in the village of
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cobra in the western countries are developing. this village has seen for aerial rates during each of which four missiles have been launched in residential areas this led to the killing of more than thirty civilians most of them women and children the destruction is that massive as you can see rescue teams are working hard to find survivors trapped under the rubble this area comes within the deescalation plan but it's still suffering damage and casualties following the russian area meanwhile there's also been big air raids in southern and northern where dozens of people have lost their lives. jordan has confirmed an improvised explosive device was used in friday's attack and for heyse the ministry of interior has said the homemade bomb was planted at the spot where the security pass was to
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park it was guarding and cultural festival in the city attacked left one officer dead and injured six people. people living in the semi autonomous kurdish region of northern iraq is struggling under a weak economy for the battle to push out iceland two thousand and fourteen the economy was growing and there were high hopes for a surge in foreign investment and that's actually going to a report there are signs things are improving people say not fast enough. the story of fly below is one shared by many here creating a first regional airline in northern iraq became a dream deferred. the war to purge ice all grounded the airline then a political dispute with the federal government in baghdad brought more delays in jude three years after the airline was registered it began flying passengers from erbil to cities in sweden germany and holland to meet flight had to be and how to.
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make the name of it is well known internationally so people have more curiosity to visit the good distance and if you are the safest areas in iraq and the most economy stable. can grow if things are stable. construction cranes dot the or below skyline but there are also shells of buildings scattered throughout the capital of iraq's kurdish region reminders of the grand aspirations of luxury condominiums shopping malls and businesses yet to be fulfilled there are one point four million people working for the government and public sector in the semi autonomous kurdish region of northern iraq that's more than one fifth of the population employees have seen their salaries cut some months they haven't been paid. this stems from a dispute over oil exports and budget payments between baghdad and the regional
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government here in two thousand and fourteen the iraqi government stopped providing funds to the region the money pays the salaries of government and public sector employees such as kahar hussein and his wife her teaching salary has been slashed in half they say they're owed twelve thousand dollars in unpaid wages and. there is a lot of pressure on us we can't afford any vacations we can only afford food and hope to survive every month and every year this year the federal government resumed payments but not at the pre-teen and fourteen lovel. the hope of the people is that the economy goes back to where it was the political the social problems every other problem they're all connected to the economic problems hussain says year after year they keep hearing the economy is improving when they finally
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believe it they hope to realize a dream put on hold by the economic crisis to give their daughter a sibling natasha going to aim al-jazeera erbil. now many of south africa have grown impatient over a land imbalance where roughly seven percent of the population owns around seventy percent of the land and a direct challenge to the government hundreds of families from an informal settlement outside of cape town have taken to illegally occupying private land made a miller has more from stellenbosch. slivers of light shines through the simply furnished home of no one decent she's been living on this land illegally for three weeks there are dozens more roughly built homes dotted across this hill in still and bosh near cape town an area known for its affluent vineyards and estates. it's because of our government that we are here they have us for lent before but they have not helped us we have to make a lot of norris and fight to get this land here
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a court is ordered that no more can be built and those that have been occupied be destroyed but as night falls people scurry to bring in more building material. is the believe this is our land that was taken from our ancestors even though the current owner bought this land the previous owner stole this land and so now it needs to be returned to us while we are taking the land. according to government statistics of africa's white minority population owns more than seventy percent of privately owned farming land under political and public pressure to reform land ownership the ruling african national congress says it will support moves to change the constitution to allow the seizure of land as long as it does not harm the agricultural sector or the economy but it's unclear how this will be done and who will qualify for the land while acknowledging the need for urgent land reform presidents forum up was appears to be struggling with
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a balancing act this week while addressing investors he said the government would not allow land grabs and an alkie wanting to calm the fears of the business community but deciding between what land those people need and what investors want may not make everyone happy the government says it plans to seize one hundred and thirty nine farms across south africa before the constitution is changed if successful amendments to the constitution could be avoided there are fears seizing land without compensation could scare off investors. violate property rights and hurt food production critics say talk around land exposed ration is a ploy for votes ahead of next year's elections rather than a sincere attempt to reform land ownership and that expectations should be managed meanwhile people here could face eviction as the landowner returns to court in the coming weeks to have them removed from al-jazeera stellenbosch south africa.
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community media and selim bush explain to us why many have chosen to move on to private property that doesn't belong to them they lend their took no part didn't of other people today and there's never been made available for the people to abide by if they said that before he said we want people sitting here there was a deal on the land that music by the state of love so now the land was available in the offices not here so that's why people choose to come here because this land is never been used in living there for more than twenty years so that's why they jump in here and then the city because the music but is too deaf to listen to the people that's why they move here cause these people they've been living year in these houses behind the houses they've been called big ers because they're living in somebody else's property they've been paying the rent but the mr polly door that's got to have still emotions about it doesn't employ people people are working for farmers. they don't have a stable job taking small money but i doubt that that they still have to pay
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a rent on so that's why they're going to become so desperate to have a place to call home that belongs to them so that's why they choose to come here and sit because they're not going to be paying rent. and you more still ahead here on the news hour including why some lebanese farmers think legal marijuana may end up costing them money. the white supremacy is here and it's been here for a long time. tell us if here charlottesville is still scarred by a violent protest the hero go. bust rusty united to kick off a new premier league season against leicester and i will tell you how they caught on and scores. are a landmark decision a jury in the u.s. has asked the chemical giant to pay more than a quarter of a million dollars to a school grounds keeper the california jury ruled a wave killer made by monsanto caused counts if the first lawsuit to go to trial
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alleging first life a state's link to cancer case could pave the way for thousands of other claims mike hanna has more from washington d.c. claim of damages this was the first lawsuit concerning life os eight to go to trial and after a month of hearing evidence and three days of deliberation the jury decided that it had caused the way in johnson's counsel did round up pro or ranger pro failed to perform as safely as an ordinary consumer would have expected when used or misused in an intended or reasonably foreseeable way answer yes it was the roundup pro or range of pro design a substantial factor in causing harm to mr johnson answer yes the size of the few bits of damages awarded to the jury's belief that the company
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monsanto had acted with malice and had not responded to the plaintiff's concerns during the years to use the product as a groundskeeper. what amount of punitive damages if any do you award to mr johnson answer two hundred fifty million dollars and by the presiding dated august tenth two thousand and eight the world health organization has found in the past that probably causes cancer but the environmental protection agency has not ruled on the matter as yet on some toes says it will appeal the case and continues to maintain that its products are not carcinogenic but there are more than five thousand places concerning the weed killer and it's a big spending and following this decision the congo faces the possibility of more massive payouts to come mike hanna al-jazeera. now while it's linked to
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serious health risk lives for say it is one of the world's most popular weed killers the herbicide was introduced by monsanto in one nine hundred seventy four but its patent expired in two thousand it's now sold by various manufacturers around the world two thousand and fifteen international agency for research on cancer classified life or state as probably costner genic to humans but the u.s. environmental protection agency says round up the active ingredient is safe last year after much debate eve countries were new to this five year license but france says it plans to ban its use within three years and your handful of countries globally have stopped its use. and an achiever is an ecologist an activist who has long campaigned against bond santa and she joins us via skype from addition in india very good to have you with this is a pretty damning verdict isn't it not so much the amount of money that's been awarded in damages but for the jury said about one santo that acted with malice and
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oppression. well i was in the jury i totally stand with them because on every aspect when sandal has acted with malice oppression and they've entered india for a lot that's why i sued them in ninety nine i'm still fighting those cases they collected dry as g.'s trauma farmers driving eighty four percent of the three hundred thousand pounds. one in the cotton belt to destress and suicide extracting nearly seventeen billion dollars of a legitimate royalty when they didn't have a practice that case they'd lost in the high court of india and appealing in the supreme court opinion and into being in that case too i think. if you just give us an idea because the real david and goliath situation harrison is especially in this case of the groundskeeper how difficult is it going up
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a multinational giant like this. other multinational giants but this one has begun a giant only true through ward it has no history of a product that people want even the roundout and the black pussy was basically people cleaning bikes and it was a killing and by accident and they realized it. and then the negotiations of the conventional biological diversity i was very active in that convention actually got up and said we have a green and way to stop we need to transfer dealing the sunshine the sun shines in abundance and pulled is what they call we now that we are super resistant and you've got the power and are trying to fiddle with i can well we're just creating another problem so they don't have signs they don't have business they would have brought and broke and brought it to this time somewhere. then it is not true
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that e.p.a. did not know in nineteen eighty-four one centaur got the e.p.a. that you know genic records change the ground well then i introduce a yes i don't want to pick up on that point the us is environmental protection agency did as you say back in one thousand nine hundred forty five classify glycine life to save as possibly cost in the genic and then it changed its position and approved its use in one nine hundred ninety one. if you look at the paper it's one man signature and not the full committee these are all the things that have built up this case and we know today the e.p.a. still only captive to the corporations that it should be regulating that's the second problem with monsanto that it corrupts the regulators it's problems we are dealing with in india by the day and the one central terminal was really to bring the worst record on the table the. jets which is why sri
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lanka and round up which is why after the gazes up round up saying we don't phase it out in three years it's the public it's the science of democracy and it's all the biodiversity of the word against one criminal corporation which now is owned by a buyer so it'll be interesting to see how this story floats and it's really good to remember i was part of my department that when the nuremberg trial ok is because by i have come out and still insists that glyphosate is safe despite this ruling and despite the thousands of other similar cases that monsanto is facing in the us if we look at its position in india how widespread is it and if it was to be banned what farmers use in its place. but first of all we need to. diversify running mixed farming we grow nine months of that any of the movement
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that started means nine crops we go grab twelve groups together we go five together because you were drowned that's why our supreme court ordered that roundup ready crops are not legit emitting india jewel years ago when they started to lose out on the bt cotton crop because the bt cotton was no more controlling the border were they illegally introduced roundup ready to cotton illegally illegally to the states uprooted their roundup ready crop this debate is intense they don't tell the farmers what it's about and in the process they will be not just india. at the center of farmer suicides because of the depth of the state on illegitimate royalty collection don't forget that they've already lost it seriously in the high court with india's article three jailed the patent law does
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not allow them to have a patent on c. ok and they seem to think a lot. of what's in that nine months a column or so and i don't know we don't have to many thanks for taking the time to join us for a look at it to the jury in the california courts and thank you for taking this up ok thank you. have a number of people killed in last week's earthquake in indonesia has risen to three hundred and eighty seven the air force has delivered ninety tons of aid to the badly hit island of lombok food medicine tents and blankets will be given out to residents in affected areas almost three hundred ninety thousand people around ten percent of the population are homeless or displaced. lebanon is considering legalizing the cultivation and exportation of marijuana for medical purposes to help revive its economy it may take months before it comes to a vote in parliament and it's the first time that the idea of capitalizing on the underground market has been floated so no one has more from berries it's illegal
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but cannabis is planted almost everywhere in lebanon's northern because region in recent years the government stop destroying the crops because it couldn't provide the impoverished population with alternatives now it is considering legalizing cultivation for medical use but some farmers are concerned it could cut profits. the high supply means it's not. so if the cultivation its will have no value we have. the trade for twenty years and they were against it and now they want to do this to gain political support from the people who are fed up with the politicians . it's a multimillion dollar industry which an international consulting firm says could help levanon struggling economy it would first have to introduce new seedlings that have medical properties a draft bill has been proposed in parliament proponent say the people of the region
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will benefit. and i proposed this law to help farmers they have been the victims they can't openly sell it because it's illegal so dealers benefit most by imposing a price on the farmers and selling the product for higher prices and those dealers have political cover if. it's not the first time the idea has been put forward and it may take months before parliament votes on the bill. the farmers say they have little choice but to grow cannabis in order to survive people are poor and there are little economic opportunities they blame the authorities for neglecting their area the livelihoods of tens of thousands depend on this trade which is controlled by the region's powerful families growing cannabis is cheap and alternative crops can't survive the harsh climate here that is one reason why attempts to eradicate the cultivation after the civil war in the one nine hundred ninety s. failed there are those who believe the government should support this industry. today you have. been all. so it's very important
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for to cultivate such amounts of land where you can get more than forty projects out of it. the best. you can just get it out of that. it's out of that the united nations says lebanon is one of the largest producers and exporters of cannabis in the world politicians now want to cash in on this lucrative underground market but in a country known for corruption some question the government's ability to control and regulate the trade. northern because lebannon. just a few members will have all the weather with rob and then still ahead here on out to sarah and i tell photographer for god shows us the conflict through his eyes. placid ready to travel one hundred fifty million kilometers and brave temperatures of one thousand two greens we look at the private flying into the face of the sun.
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and in sport under storms caused chaos at the p.g.a. championship with hoffa failed yet to complete last second round. by the springtime flowers of a mountain lake. to the first snowfall on a winter's day. and i've got it good news for a change the man cheeky far in portugal just north of the algarve is out it scarred the landscape admittedly and it's still quite hoarse in the area but the fire has gotten just dumping down whatever's left now we do still have temperatures throughout spain portugal on the hard side not by much of mislead but by two or three degrees no record breakers at the moment and that such a typical of a good amount of southern europe has basically is southern europe it's spain portugal italy if you look further east with the thirty rock ribbon or because
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weather's been pouring in from further north and they choose not to have the biggest balloon festival in europe it's set in bristol unfortunately believes very sensitive the matter when they go up in these hot air balloons so they want nasa the they would i would say they must ascend yesterday today promising at the moment the wind is just on the edge of not being well used to be quite honest so we've had that weather coming through as you can see at the moderator particularly in austria and also in slovakia and i think that will carry on being the same in areas like the west in the next day or so because that line isn't really moving meanwhile the winds picking up for the balloons. the weather sponsored by cattle. when mexico's leaders implemented drastic and controversial energy reforms the country's oil owned by the mexican people for seventy five years was to be sold to
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private international companies. but to what extent is the country exposed to exploitation by profit driven multinational corporations. harvest on al-jazeera. in an exclusive series of documentaries i was born into a very ordinary japanese fellow. shows five different stories i am just too excited to focus on anything else right now from five different countries it was true. but i was supposed to live. with the one journey no one in my family has ever been to mecca this is a joyful occasion the road to has an al-jazeera. and
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again you're watching out there as reminder of our top stories this hour president has written an opinion piece in the new york times warning that the u.s. must respect the sovereignty of the partnership could be in jeopardy. as a country will seek new friends and allies if the united states continues to pressure us economy as president donald trump announced this week that he would double steel and aluminum tires on tacking. a u.n. delegation has arrived in gaza just a short time ago for meetings with hamas officials expect discuss a cease fire proposal at least three palestinians have been killed by israeli forces joy twentieth five have protested. the gaza border one of the people killed was a medic was attending to the engine. and a jury in the u.s. chemical giant long fantasia to pay two hundred eighty nine million dollars for
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school grounds keeper it's the first lawsuit alleging apply for same link to cancer the case could pave the way for thousands of other similar pending cases. and more now on our top story this terrorizing relationship between the united states and turkey can be hulk it has more from washington on how things got so bad between the two longtime allies. it was just the beginning an unsuccessful twenty sixteen coup against turkish president wretch of tayyip aired one and when the u.s. refused to extradite the cleric for tula glenn accused by ankara of leading the attempted overthrow and who resides in the united states things got even worse this is the worst crisis u.s. turkish relations since the u.s. congress imposed a total arms embargo on turkey right in the at the height of the cold war on friday u.s. president donald trump tweeted that he was doubling steel and aluminum tariffs on turkey saying our relations with turkey are not good at this time the latest move
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comes during a diplomatic route over this man an american pastor named andrew bronson he was accused of spying for the united states arrested and jailed in the aftermath of the twenty sixteen coup the u.s. denies the charges defended by even jellicoe christians like vice president mike pence pastor andrew bronson is an innocent man. there is no credible evidence against after july nato meeting trump thought he had a deal to secure brunson's release instead brunson was placed under house arrest for his trial continued outraging trump the u.s. responded leveling sanctions against the turkish interior and justice ministers the dispute over the pastor is just part of an escalating feud between trump and. last year americans were outraged as heir to one watch from his embassy in washington
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well his security detail be peaceful protesters later sanctioned by american authorities u.s. support for kurdish fighters in the battle against iceland syria particularly the group known as the y p g has also deeply upset the turks who consider the y p g a terrorist organization the dispute has sent turkey's leader up plummeting losing a third of its value this year president trogs tariffs against turkey only adds to an ongoing trade war with allies like the european union and trading partners like china in two weeks the u.s. will tariff even more chinese goods it is an ass collating trade war now with a new front given the u.s. and turkish leaders both have a reputation for not backing down kimberly help at al-jazeera washington. as the defense assistant professor of history at the american university of iraq he
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joins us via skype from death very much for being with us so the two of us in the new york times and it really underscores as in the long simmering anger by the turks the u.s. for what they see as a lack of appropriate response to the failed coup two years ago. hello laura thanks for having me president out of the new york times op that was a very decent summary as you pointed out of the ongoing disputes and there are many between on her and washington so looking at the particular dispute that is going on today we've got along that demanding for tenneco lands extradition from the u.s. now you've got the u.s. demanding as american pasta front seven being released from detention and sent back but it's size really i'll ask him for the same thing out there that the countries ignore nor an order and processes and systems that exist in their own countries.
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very much so and it's an interesting what you pointed out is extremely interesting because. the reality goes a little deeper than that both presidents trump and the one on the one hand would like the rest of the world think that they're running the show in their country completely on the earth their hand they also play around with this idea that there's rule of law that the court system is independent and they would like. that they would like to the other side to respect that of course turkey has the rule of law turkey the president of iran has worsened much more visibly since. cicerone i started his prime ministry in two thousand and three then the rule of law in the united states has deteriorated since early twenty seventeen i mean there's the long ways to go i suppose for america but it one level that's a that's a very good point i hadn't actually got about that part of the problem is that the
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client the rule of law in both countries and if we look at what can really help get to said that you know and have reports we've got two men who are very unlikely to back down and say just how bad could this get. oh it's as bad as it can get i mean i guess short of an actual war between the two countries. and perhaps turkey pulling out of nato which i don't think is going to happen but the two countries can make things are extremely bad for each other. i'm concerned that we have only seen the surface of the problem and if things continue to deteriorate it would it would get very very bad for both countries my friend. dr nick danforth a senior analyst at the bipartisan policy center in washington tweeted early last week something to the effect that you know the united states why imposing the sanctions on turkey hopes to worsen turkey's economy to get into brunson however
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turkey could sustain its economy tanking without necessarily releasing bronson and i think that that explains really the the the dilemma that the two sides find each other in absolutely and also then present in japanese the whole nato alliance doesn't it because in the meantime you've got tacky looking towards russia something sex trade. indeed however the one big problem for my side turkey is that there's not a lot more that we could sell to russia or buy from russia or. in light of the events of the past couple of years to start receiving millions of more russian tourists in our country for turkey to basically you know sell and i guess use the word tourism as a verb here to tourism it's way out of this crisis more than half of turkey's treat
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and i'm talking about exports here it goes to the european union and north america and the rest of the sort of you know quote unquote western industrial world it's trade with iran russia and china is is is much smaller than that to the extent that turkey could actually grow itself or export itself and host tourists out of this crisis i don't think is very sustainable i don't think that's that's extreme that's very realistic ok. great thanks for joining us there from talking thanks for having me. started on plane has crashed in washington state in the us this video a new change says the ad shortly before it crashed officials at seattle tacoma international airport say an airline employee took without permission last jets scrambled and all through his takeoff his plane no passengers were on board the horizon at q four hundred when it went down on catch on the island. a state of
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emergency has been declared in the u.s. city of charlottesville ahead of the anniversary of a white supremacy protest that turned deadly a year on the city still deeply scarred by what happened at the unites the right rally and gallica has more. than it began with a fight to remove statues of confederate soldiers who fought for the right to keep slaves that events in charlottesville last year turned violent white nationalist support running battles with counter protesters in scenes that shocked the world when one member of the so-called right drove his car into a crowd thirty two year old heather hyatt was killed i'm training the next generation of activist advocates in our eyes in the years since susan bro established a foundation in her daughter's name and remains committed to fighting racial intolerance so wish is that her daughter's sacrifice will not be forgotten i hope that i have for the future is that i see more people waking up i see more people
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taking a stand old and young not just young so often times change is driven by the young and the old don't buy into it i'm seeing more cross generational awakening that gives me hope. over the last twelve months charlottesville has been through a lot of soul searching the confederate statues still stand and some here blame last year's tragic events on external forces others though say what happened is a reflection of a city still dealing with racism yeah it feels like i'm not included in the narrative of my town associate professor in black lives matter activist julian schmidt says charlottesville needs to address its past and own up to persistent problems this was an extreme example of physically violent example of the white supremacy which pervades every day you know as i mentioned you know we had problems with affordable housing with stop and frisk you know all these sorts of things so
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that the white supremacy is here and it's been here for a long time most of the reporters at charlottesville zoo local newspaper covered last year's events night editor mark newton says the only positive change is the damage done to the so-called right movement but it seems like there is a lot of disarray charlottesville did a lot of damage to their kind of credibility and their ability to form a year later the city is still reeling from events that tarnish its reputation is the happiest city in america dozens of officials resigned after last year a new leadership is in place but deep scars remain and they go across zero charlottesville virginia cameron's government says it will investigate a bit here that appears to show soldiers shooting at unarmed people and says it has verified the video for witness testimony and analysis of weapons and uniforms and was reportedly filmed before may two thousand and sixteen in the village and the far north a spokesman for president paul baer says the footage was released to undermine the
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government head of elections in october. garzon photographer ties there as showing his whack about life in excellent i'll go to a festival in the south of france imitator went to see the castle complex his eyes . nowhere seems more remote from the daily agony of gaza than the southern french city of ours but step into tayseer but new g.'s exhibition and that all changes called home away from home the artist recalls a visit to his palestinian cousins in the united states we joined him as he took his two sons around the displays showing them their family tree and their cousins all members of the same diaspora all sharing the fate of exile from their homeland . they have pride of place on the wall singing verses from the qur'an their father took them to california where they
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were free to practice their faith to be taught at an islamic school to learn about their origins their language their culture and their roots it was a performance the children of the gallery were enchanted and delighted by the ties ear still finds himself torn between two worlds. i have always been split between the desire to stay in france where i was training as an artist and where i have more opportunities and facilities for my work and a desire to return where i was born where i grew up where i have my family my friends and my roots millions of refugees are now begin to experience the feelings that this exhibition so intelligently explores but there is one tragedy that seems never ending and that's the conflict in gaza. you don't know how long the situation moved last it's been six years since i went to gaza and i don't even know when i will go back. the idea you can take
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a plane ticket go home when you decide when you want to change your life. it was very moved by what you have seen and discovered in america hours of the facts and. relatives that you didn't see since and a long time where you have only lived. to tell you the film contrary to his ears fondest memory of his childhood in gaza was going to the beach defying a dawn to dusk curfew after the oslo accords he remembered the crowds returning and spending all night it was just a fleeting moment of bliss he said the calm between two storms david chaytor al jazeera. nasa has postponed as launch of a new probe but will make another attempt on sunday the park a solar probe will fly to the sun to collect data from inside the solar atmosphere it's designed to brave extremes heat of one thousand degrees speeds of seven
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hundred thousand kilometers per hour and a journey that will last seven years chapeltown the reports. as you might expect the key to loitering in the sun's atmosphere is not melting nasa engineers have built a carbon heat shield for the park a solar probe that's just eleven and a half centimeters thick they say it will protect the equipment that will be surveilling the sun as it sweeps through its corona or counteract was found the real chill gets up to about twenty five hundred degrees fahrenheit which we're not going to do today but we are going to get it under degree and what is the feeling. i see. on the temperature of the corona is just one of the counter intuitive mysteries that the poker probe hopes to solve why is it so much hotter than the sun's core several hundred times hotter silence would suggest that the further away from the sun surface the cooler the atmosphere should be the probe is named after
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eugene paca who formulated the theory of so no wind will be present to watch the moon for the spacecraft named in his own. in one hundred fifty eight he theorized that a flow of particles accelerated into space from the sun and that proved to be true but scientists still don't know how this phenomenon occurs theoretically such particles should cool down and dissipate the further from the sun they get not speed up so the wind streams could impact satellites in space and g.p.s. radio waves and electrical grids on earth they also cause rural when they crash into the earth's magnetic field and the deflected the probe will begin its first approach to the sun in november as part of its seventy a mission we will get hotter than anything is being before we are in that three million degree plasma region in the corona well gradually we'll close it will take sort of seven giant steps closer to the sun until we're in that final region and as it makes those dives towards the sun surface but palca so the probe will eventually
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become the fastest object ever created by humankind she. phil had hair on al-jazeera. storms into the semifinals and toronto places it on his first massive hardcore title in five years turns up next to the us. getting to the heart of the matter unless we have new generations growing up to understand better our relationship with the natural world then soon there will be nothing left facing reality or our friends and allies played a positive on the phone thing and his condition from taking place here their story on talk to al-jazeera. capturing a moment in time snapshots of other lives other stories. providing
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a glimpse into someone else's work. inspiring documentaries from impassioned filmmakers everybody's going to. circle. the globe. witness on al-jazeera. and i'm told spot at has to be laura thank you twenty time english champions manchester united are up and running for the new premier league season they beat less to city to one man united were given a penalty in just the third minute france's world cup winning midfielder paul pogba
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stepped up to school from the spot luke shaw was first ever premier league goal double to lead for jays a marine yes man lester pulled one back though through jamie vardy but it was too little too late for us experience. periods of very good football and in the periods where leicester was strong. we played as a team. and we coped well with the situations or. three points victory toward morning training grounds for sunday deserved. it was a shame. and more to consider this is. after a few seconds at the beginning of the game of course after a good opportunity for you know. or you mean. to cross a space but to receive sixteen or to find
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a good solution. was a good move good possibility of set pieces a lot of chances to come back it's a game so the early match on saturday sees tottenham travel to newcastle remember the spurs didn't make any signings during the transfer window later chelsea kick off their campaign it gets huddersfield a new coach but it's your saturday will be making his english premier league debut and the new goalie kept at i thought by a legacy is also expected to start after becoming the most expensive keeper in football with his record transfer the defending champions manchester city play arsenal in sunday's big match liverpool are in action to james robson is a football correspondent for the majesty evening news he says there are several interesting subplots to the new season. well city won the title so comfortably last season it's impossible not to see them leading the way again this year they're not they're not all too many players but when you think that someone like mehndi has he
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didn't play last season virtually the entire season with an injury they got him they got marez they've improved on the squad that were just too good for anyone else last season there is going to be i would look them at liverpool the money they've spent your own club appears to address addressed just about every weak point in his squad i really think they're the team we're going to challenge city i think united would expect to be in the mix for the title if they finish second again look united they want to win the title that's the most important thing but only wanting us to do that manchester city again take some stopping if you look at what level all of them the summer you take second place united again would be too as for leicester i think with the money they've spent they're going to be looking to be challenging but you're in the second round of the p.g.a. championship will be completed on saturday after it was for space and by thunderstorms gary woodland held a one shot late on a day that the record books for every veteran pool vanda with reports lightning and
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golf just don't mix and that combination means half the field are still to complete the second round of the year's final major when they do finish the third round will commence just half an hour later. ricky fowler is the best of the leaders yet to complete as round he says three shots off the lead with eight hosts the will to play was. the supergroup pairing of tiger woods justin thomas and rory mcilroy are only seven holes through this second round all three are well off the pace sit by gary woodland the world number forty four holds a one shot lead after posting a record low halfway score for the p.g.a. championship of one hundred thirty. am very happy with where i'm out of company with the way i'm driving the golf ball my iron game is the distance control this week has been phenomenal and you know when i stand over a golf ball putting away i've as comfortable as i am right now predicts. south
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african child swats on and u.s. open champion brooks kept both wrote themselves into the record books as they stormed up the leaderboard the equaling the lowest round and tournament history the sivananda sixty three by the time you can win two majors in a year it's a pretty unique pretty special and especially where i started the season. playing missing the masters and only been able to play three this year it is quite disappointing but trying to make the most of it. while jordan space will need to low scoring rounds face to have any chance of becoming just the seventh player in history twenty a career grand slam event of with al-jazeera. the second test of training linen india has also been severely impacted by the rain but there was enough time between showers for james anderson to decimate the indian attack as the host took control of the match thanks to his twenty six five wicket haul. they were the ideal
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conditions to bowl in. just for me i find it so much fun when the sun is like that . you don't often get conditions like that in england much anymore like when the balls are not much through the yeah and off the pitch. you know it is a. i think the biggest thing you know or think about is not trying to do too much and trying too many different things just keep focusing on trumbo good balls and. people hope the people in the mansion and england's batsmen maintain the pressure early on the third day the opening pair of alice to kirk and kate and jennings put on a quick fire twenty eight before india's bowlers struck twice in quick succession england currently trailed by seventy runs with eight first innings wickets in hand rafael nadal is through to the semifinals the rogers cup in toronto as he continues to chase an a.t.p. masters title in the hard courts the world number one had a slow start in his much modern church losing the opening set to the croatian but
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he battled back to take the next two sets and with it a place in the last for the del plate russia's current cut off next he lost one title at this level on the hard court surface back in two thousand and thirteen. teenagers to finals to suppress pulled off his second big upset in as many days after knocking novak djokovic out of the tournament in toronto the nineteen year old beat second seed alexander there are two sets to one to surpass is unseated and his meeting with kevin anderson in the last four will be his first career semifinal in the masters one thousand defense and women's top seed simona halep is into the last four in montreal she beat sixth seed caroline garcia seven five six one in a replay of the same stage of the tournament last year will now face australia's ashley party in the semi finals all right that is all useful for now it is back to laura thanks joe and that's it from me as well for this news up to say where the ceremony is back in just a moment. amidst
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citizenship. health care and education. forced from their homes to live in camps. subject to devastating physical cruelty algis their world investigates one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. silent abuse. in this new delhi swell artistic expression has thrived for generations. now real estate developers want to go on.
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tomorrow we disappear i will close documentary on al-jazeera. turkey's president walls his country's alliance with the us is at stake because relations between washington and ankara deteriorate. logs the rommany watching of is there a lost my headquarters here in doha also coming up at least three palestinians are killed and hundreds of wounded as they continue to demand the right of return. also landgrab the hundreds of families in south africa's western cape living on private property. and chemicals giant monsanto was hit with two hundred eighty nine million dollars in damages.


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