a humanitarian corridors are being proposed by aid agencies but they will remain inside syria and the question remains to where most people don't want to go to the government controlled areas which surround it lib and that leaves the turkish controlled northern part of the country but many are reluctant to go there to no one wants to be displaced again even though aid agencies are preparing for what they fear will be a bloody battle everyone is saying it's still too early to predict how exactly it will unfold that they say will be decided at the negotiating table between iran russia and turkey but there is a consensus that the battle for adlib will be the final major battle of this war stephanie decker al-jazeera on the turkey syria border. india supreme court has ruled that homosexuals sex should not be treated as a crime gay rights campaigners celebrated the landmark judgement as it was delivered within the last hour it strikes down the colonial era law which made homosexuality punishable by up to ten years in prison. u.s.
secretary of state. and defense secretary james mattis are in india for talks that washington had cancelled twice its share the focus will be strategic and security issues including washington's demand that india stops buying oil from iran the u.s. also wants to dissuade india from buying a russian weapon. for the meeting in india. visit to pakistan the u.s. secretary of state says he's hoping for a reset and relations with his. newly elected prime minister in just days after the u.s. said it was cutting military aid to pakistan for failing to tackle groups. so here it al jazeera. says it's moving its embassy in israel to tell the. us how pregnant women in bangladesh are getting medical care some of them for the first time.
hello the slow wandering showers have been over austria for least two days have gone a bit further east now we're told about hungary just crossed the border really mind you the last four days you can see the slow moving nature of the showers we've collected over one hundred millimeters in this part of hungry i think the east of moving will continue as it has a circulation but as more evidence of big showers forming in not just hungry dab or likely remain in the running out for ukraine towards the baltic states we've also seen some fairly sharp showers in the northern part of spade in fact there was some beautiful pictures last night of lightning strikes however there shall be red there more common i think through france the swiss arts maybe northern italy in that life exists for the east this is
a change in the weather type temperatures typically in europe in the high twenty's by day and i this to find by night and the whole march slowly east which is just that a slow march so going to some big showers in the alps twenty mark for the british isles a good part of northern france still thirty one in madrid so that's a cool down significantly in fact the change in that weather from west to east is typical it goes africa still thirty five in tunis but twenty four in potential showery weather in robot. gang life this is our foundation. i tried to do something different when i met daisy it was the best day of my life. i wish that day could have gone on forever. but my past caught up with me.
and made us all pay the price d.v.m. back on al-jazeera. you know with al jazeera times reza take a look at the top stories south korean officials say the north sea the king jong il is open to declaring the korean war fighting ended sixty five years ago with an armistice agreement at a meeting in pyongyang on wednesday kim said he wanted to make the official declaration to build trust with the south. a powerful earthquake has hit parts of the northern japanese island of hokkaido the six point seven magnitude quake struck
in the early hours of thursday it said items tumbling off the shelves and left cracks in the roads on the island's main city of sapporo and local media reporting landslides in rural areas no tsunami warning that has been issued. the leaders of iran russia and turkey preparing to meet on friday to talk about the future of syria turkey fears major fighting in italy a province to push hundreds of thousands of refugees over its borders a government ground offensive to retake the country's last remaining rebel held province appears imminent. u.s. president donald trump wants a new york times to identify the author of an anonymous article that accuses him of amorality and impulsiveness the piece apparently written by a senior white house official claims these have led to informed and reckless decisions from washington reports. according to the new york times someone close
to the president wants the world to know they think he is unfit to hold the highest office anonymously writing this. describing the president as a moral and his leadership style as impetuous at the serial petty and ineffective they also say the cabinet considered invoking the twenty fifth amendment which could have removed him from office but say they chose not to provoke a constitutional crisis this is an extraordinary step and the label of senior official means it was likely written by someone close to the president he was quick to lash out so when you tell me about some anonymous source within the administration probably was failing and probably here for all the wrong reasons now and the new york times is trailing if i weren't here i believe the new york times probably wouldn't even exist the white house spokesperson issued a statement calling on the author to quit labeling them a coward meanwhile some republicans were quick to try and downplay this
unprecedented editorial but i didn't think that anything was relayed in that op ed that was you know do you think this is what all of us have understood to be the situation from they want so again it's not very it didn't reveal much to me and i understand this is the case the president took to twitter casting doubt on the existence of the source but then said if they do exist they must be turned over to the government for national security tweeting a simple word treason this is a president in many ways under siege under pressure from multiple investigations and now undermined by a member of his own staff in a most public way pedicle hain al-jazeera washington. paraguayans to move its embassy in israel back to television from jerusalem reversing a decision made just months ago in response israel says it will close its embassy
in paris the country's previous president or asio carter has moved the embassy following the u.s. and guatemala. palestinians condemned the moves they consider occupied east jerusalem the capital of a future state. to you k. is called for united nations security council meeting to discuss new revelations in the poisoning case british prosecutors have charged two russians with trying to kill a former spy. and his daughter with a nerve agent in southern england russia says it's never heard of the suspects. an emirates plane has been quarantined in new york off to several passengers became ill after a flight from dubai the flight landed in j.f.k.'s hold on wednesday morning with the passengers receiving medical attention toward a case of the reports. the emirates plane had five hundred twenty one passengers on board during the footie now flight from dubai to new york the u.s.
center for disease control says as many as one hundred people reported feeling sick very very deep in to see cars fire let me say going into that or am i. supposed to see this helipad here and i have to get on a plane and keep work for so intensely sick and nobody checking the stupid question is a spokesman for new york's mass says the flight stopped in the saudi arabian city of mecca which is experiencing a flu outbreak the plane a double decker three eighteen landed in new york at around nine in the morning local time and was immediately taken to an area away from the time and as passengers disembarked that temperature was taken somebody is temperatures higher than astable some of the detection my temperature is not more than ninety nine. i was asked to come to confirm in response to the sickness on board the dubai based as mine tweeted emirates can confirm that about ten passengers on ek two zero three
from dubai to new york were taken ill on arrival as a precaution they were attended to by local health authorities it later emerged that seven out of the ten people taken to hospital were crew members passengers say the experience was surreal to see. that the customs. even the people had to peel of luggage they. must send the logs and enough plus we had the passengers no one else at the airport and so that must mean about the leadership. health officials in new york approach the think tanks to find out why people fell and they say symptoms point to the flea victoria gate and be out there. tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in toronto's capital expressing anger over economic conditions and the delay in holding provincial elections former president mahinda rajapaksa who suffered a surprise defeat three years ago is leading the charge as wayne hay reports from
colombo. the leaders of the protest movement said it was going to be their biggest show of force yes their predictions of hundreds of thousands fell short nevertheless the streets of colombo would choke for several hours with protesters from communities throughout sri lanka they came to the financial heart of the capital to deliver their message to the government that they want change but i operated in up the tax burden on the difficulties we're facing that brought us here we can voluntarily spending our own money to be here. yeah yeah we came here because we want mahinda rajapaksa back he's the only one who can deal with the country's problems mahinda rajapaksa is beating the opposition campaign he was president for nine years is seen as a hero by many for ending the almost thirty year long civil war with tamil tiger rebels he lost the two thousand and fifteen election to former health minister my
trip to the same after accusations of human rights abuses and corruption of president saddam hussein and the government was seen as a fresh start but critics say their failed to deliver on many election promises. there are many things working in my hand to rajapakse is favor right now there are the everyday issues that are brought people onto the streets combined with what's perceived to be a weak unstable government into someone who is regarded as the strongman of sri lankan politics who clearly sees an opportunity the government says it is achievable goals but needs more time mahinda rajapaksa son who. seen as a potential future leader of sri lanka says time is up for the governments and so people doesn't want to see it's bad they get. that i'm sure the people living on a change that now all that has subtly stopped their losing jobs and that the unemployment rate is going up mahinda rajapaksa is calling for political change but he's bought from becoming president again because of the constitutional two term
limits but as he proved when he was in power the constitution can be changed and he clearly still enjoys plenty of support wayne hay al jazeera colombo. thousands of range of refugees are struggling to survive in bangladesh and aid agencies a warning of a growing health crisis and among them as vulnerable a pregnant women but how many gem do reports. during the hottest hour of the day in the world's largest refugee settlement these rural hinge a traditional midwives are searching for a woman who needs their help. and sabia begum are two of the one hundred thirty community health care workers who've been recruited by the united nations population fund or un f.p.a. from among the or hinge of residing here in bangladesh. when they find regime or who already has two children and is about to give birth to third they explain how
they'll assist with her delivery and outline all medical options available he. tells me she had no idea care like this was possible to not banking a doctor not love i didn't get to see any doctor recently m.r. the doctors there are buddhist they wouldn't treat us because we are muslim in another part of the camp these newborns and their mothers are being looked after in a facility run by un f.p.a. . a novel experience for a population of refugees harboring largely conservative attitudes toward reproductive health. one of the biggest challenges has been trying to convince her hinge a women here to voluntarily go to clinics and that's because of the unrelenting persecution they faced in me and more it's left many of them distrustful and fearful of medical facilities like this one since august two thousand and seventeen saudia bag has come to the aid of numerous really enjoy women subjected to extreme physical psychological and sexual violence by members of me in mars military as
plainly and painfully as she can she explains why the women she helps are so fearful. of these women are always scared that the doctors will kill their babies despite the obstacles aid workers say providing services that aim to ensure not just safer pregnancies and childbirth but also options for family planning are already having an impact and we've seen a rare increase in the number of women. to have a long acting contraceptives also saying a big increase in the number of men who are being supportive of their wives during the night a lot of women have decided that they've had enough children. and they want to get on with their lives learning skills and don't have any. down another alleyway rosea and saudia locate
a refugee pregnant with her first child dispensing wisdom to the anxious mother to be they do what they can to provide a kind of comfort this woman has never known so. at the could to prolong refugee camp in cox's bazaar bangladesh. the executives of facebook and twitter being questioned by the u.s. senate about foreign influence an election campaigns the social media giants have been warned that noodles could be on the way budgetary castro reports. the era of the wild west in social media is coming to an end so says the vice chairman of the senate intelligence committee telling the bosses of facebook and twitter that government regulation is coming and i'm skeptical that ultimately you'll be able to truly address this challenge on your own i believe congress is going to have to act i think both sheryl sandberg of facebook and jack dorsey of twitter began their
testimonies with sober assessments of their own operations leading up to the hacking of the us elections two years ago we found ourselves unprepared and ill equipped for the immensity of the problems that we've acknowledged lots of them on notably missing was the chief executive of google's parent company alphabet larry page who declined the committee's invitation to testify i'm deeply disappointed that google one of the most influential digital platforms in the world chose not to send its own top corporate leadership to engage this committee the tone toward the tech exacts who did appear was more positive senators praised facebook's efforts last month to remove more than six hundred accounts linked to fake users based in iran and russia facebook said it has hired more than twenty thousand content monitors who speak fifty languages let me be clear we are more determined than our opponents and we will keep fighting when bad actors try to use our site we will
block them when content violates our policies we will take it down and when our opponents use new techniques we will share them so we can strengthen our collective efforts. the tech giants say they'll work with government to develop regulations but it remains to be seen when new rules would be coming the u.s. intelligence community including the f.b.i. and the cia saying what is clear is that the integrity of the u.s. elections in the upcoming midterms in november is under attack and the giants of social media and government are being challenged to move swiftly in response. castro al-jazeera washington. traverses take a look at the top stories here at al-jazeera south korean officials say the north's leader kim jong il is open to declaring the korean war over at
a meeting in pyongyang on wednesday kim said he wanted to make the official declaration to build trust with the south the leaders of iran russia and turkey are preparing for talks on friday to discuss the future of syria turkey fears major fighting in italy would push hundreds of thousands of refugees over its borders a government ground offensive to retake the country's last remaining rebel held province appears imminent u.s. secretary of state's mike pompei and the defense secretary james mattis are in india the focus will be strategic and security issues including washington's demand that india stop spying on oil from iran the u.s. also wants to dissuade india from buying a russian weapons system. india's supreme court has ruled that homosexuals sex should not be treated as a crime it strikes down a colonial era law which made homosexual acts punishable by up to ten years in prison. paraguayan will move its embassy in israel back to television from
jerusalem reversing a decision made just months ago in response israel says it will close its embassy in paris the country's previous president of asio called his move the embassy following the u.s. and guatemala condemned the move a latin america editor lucien human has more now there's a new president in paraguay i might your abdullah who by the way has an arab last name or at least his family is of arab descent he says he's putting things back to where they were he says he wants paragliding to contribute to regional efforts to do our help bring about a diplomatic and lasting solution to the conflict in the middle east the u.k. has called for a united nations security council meeting to discuss new revelations in the poisoning case all men state prosecutors charged to russians with trying to kill former spies gays cryptologist daughter yulia with
a nerve agent in southern england russia says it's never heard of the suspects all right you have today those are the very latest headlines from there i'll be back in about thirty minutes or so but that's after inside story. al jazeera. and for you. if you criticize israel or the jewish people are you a racist anti-semitic it's the ok's labor leader jeremy call been under huge pressure is the fuse the route for now but the question remains what exactly does
the same it is a mean this is inside story. hello and welcome to the program. the definition of anti semitic them has long been a dividing topic it's commonly used to describe hostility to words or discrimination against jews as a religious or racial group but what's considered discriminative is disputed thirty one countries have a daughter the definition by the international holocaust when members of alliance i . say it includes eleven examples of anticipated behavior not everyone agrees on them and the issue has engulfed the u.k.'s labor party in our role for months its leader jeremy corbyn has been accused of holding anti semitic views on tuesday he
bowed under mounting pressure to adopt the full definition of a but with a coffee at laws leigh reports. can you say what you want to know about is. well without being accused of hating jews these people who support jeremy colvin believe it is entirely legitimate to condemn israel as institutionally racist without being cautious as racists themselves we need to proceed you know i mean this is a party that can become the party of government and we can discuss matters of foreign policy the rights of the palestinians to their own self-determination they the suffering that the palestinians are experiencing at the hands of israel we can discuss that in the labor party because it will be defined as anti semitic. jessica alba god but these british jews friends of israel said that his bigotry fascism and
jewish people at the moment everybody i know is considering leaving the country young people are leaving the country i know loads of young people in that twenty's have gone to israel and you know jeremy corbin looks as if he's going to become prime minister u.s.a.'s stray mcgeorge people leaving the united kingdom that has to be terrible. of the whole of it was labor's refusal to accept several examples of anti semitic language and views as defined by the international holocaust remembrance alliance or i h r a it is deemed anti semitic to say for instance the jews and or noise israel in their own country or that the state of israel is by definition racists or that israeli government policy is like those of nazi germany colvin and his supporters have claimed this prevented them from properly criticizing israel's actions towards the palestinian people. under huge pressure to adopt the i.h.r.
a code the policy executive finally did but also reserve the right to criticize israel even the deputy party leader didn't seem convinced or somebody said that the first rail is a racist in devon now will they be disciplined by the labor party look they the caviar is what it says you could make you're a monster. six will accuse the labor party of trying to play with words in this supposed compromise what is the difference between criticizing israel and expressing support for the palestinians and criticizing israel's actions towards the palestinians one might not be anti-semitic one might be open to interpretation and certainly it is not the unequivocal backing of the anti semitism codes that many labor politicians have been demanding thanks the danger in this for colvin is that in trying to keep his political party happy he will have upset his grassroots supporters who want to say what they like to see about israel this decision may not have cleared up anything more recently al jazeera london.
let's bring in our panel joining us in london we have emma force the national organizer of the students why is program a tenor jackson society sarah glynn join us from dungy scotland via skype she is a member of the scottish jews against zionism and from tel aviv gideon levy a calmness with haaretz welcome to the program how significant is the labor party's vote well i think that it is significant i think it's thirty disappointing that the i actually are a definition of anti-semitism could it be adopted in full i think the criticisms of the definition are wildly unfounded. i think that whilst this could be seen as a step in the right direction i think through the sort of cavity ads that jeremy
corbyn wanted to put forward in addition to the definition has sort of undermined the entire process and again has sort of stuck it to the jewish community and told them that he actually doesn't care about them and then science says sarah would this help the party in move beyond the and to submitters of controversy that has been going on for quite some time i don't think anything that could be done now is going to any concession to what's essentially bullying designed to get rid of all i left has to do. what they see in its weaknesses and they're going to push further i think it was interesting that your previous speaker talked about process because i don't think it's anything to do with anti-semitism. as it is a proto says all. that pulling it wasn't trying to summit. it's something our.
gideon we seem to be having now some sort of. mixed reactions two words the those by labor party how do you see it i think the israeli propaganda and the jewish community are mixing the liberals to the between genuine criticism about israel about zionism about the occupation and anti semitic isn't and they're doing saw it's not new is there all the weapon of israel to paralyze any kind of criticism about israel or don't keep patients out is i think that this will continue because it is very efficient because it did paralyze many israeli critics in the world believe labeling them as n.t. semites is no reason. you said that it's fine with
adopting the i it's a definition but no to the car vs particular the one which talks about freedom of expression when it comes to israel and the support for the rights of the policy is why should you be concerned we plainly says that this should not prompt us from saying things for what what they are. i think essentially by kavita saying that the irish are a definition with this little phrase about freedom of speech inherently just says that what the definition does for have it freedom of speech and criticism of the israeli government and israeli policy and that is not what the definition does and the idea that the protection of jewish the jewish community is in any way to do with the occupation or to do with people having the right to speak out. and protest campaign against the israeli government is absurd and i think that
it's really undermining to put this on necessary kavya at the end of the definition of racism and i think it shows a complete disregard for the concerns of the jewish community center how do you respond to the growing criticism that we've seen over the last year. by the jewish community in the u.k. about the saying that they were basically undermining the very basic tenets of the jewish community. well. there is an irish community there are many serious communities and there are many get through here is from within you yes and actually it doesn't solve it because there are suggestions in. examples that go with the definition doesn't do conflate zionism with judaism and not told you is the point i mean of course not all scientific theories
either. everybody interesting example your career you speak of china as well examples about criticising its ready government long it doesn't allow for criticism or the idea of all scientists and of assignee state and of a state civic who wants one ethnic or religious group in front of. mr levy carbons political career has never been an easy one now after this vote this is this something which ripples this is him as the uncontested leader of the left in the u.k. absolutely and try to be so and therefore i think people of conscious leftist and people of conscience people who care about human rights people who care about just
these especially in the middle east should cross the fingers in the hole that he would be one day very soon hopefully the next prime minister of the united kingdom because he really presents something else and he needed presents a real hope when hope is sorer in this part of the world i think that someone who would talk in a different language and fire different languages in the language of being conscious in english of justice of equality this language we have missing here in the middle east so much and if the. this will happen i think it's almost miracle is it really really hoping that this will happen anna minister porters or the labor party in particular say the reason why you and many other people criticize him criticize his legacy of the whole and to submit his own thing is because the man has been staunchly defending the bites of the palestinians staunchly quote is sizing israel's politics yeah i would just like to say that i've really dispute the
fact that the jewish community expressing concern over hatred towards them somehow disregards their. concern and compassion towards the palestinians towards any other type of group or conflict this definition is entirely about racism towards the jewish community and is not about lack of compassion towards a conflict or any other type of. or any type other type of issue goes on and again i think the idea that the corbin because he covers a lot of the anti semitic stances or associates that he is how did the pastors purposed in activism is appalling and i think we would need to distinguish this fact the reason why the jewish community are very concerned with corbin's actions is not towards the fact that he showed support for the palestinians and their
struggle which would many jews feel too but it's his associates it's the hosting of of anti semites it's his support for terrorist groups with genocidal intent towards the jewish community and it is it is these things that are really way to concerning not any type of support for the palestinians which i think we can all agree is a legitimate cause sorrow if you like to step in here. yeah absolutely i mean you've got probably the most anti racist manner in politics. in germany coughlan and it's just absurd to think to describe him as anti semitic or anything that he does is anti semitic. obviously there will be a few people who are anti semitic or say anti semitic things you know
we're misunderstanding in the labor party are you at any other parties i mean it's much i understand many of them it's much less prominent on the left the anti-semitism we should be really seriously concerned about the anti-semitism on the far right and the press where funding cutting that anti semitism it's strong last movement mr levy there are those who say that the lines here are blurred and that the far wyatt and the blairites in the labor party of the ones who are pushing for this smear campaign to dislodge because they know that the man if he stays in power his likely going to be the next leader. yeah absolutely i think that the here danger for jews for injustice is much more in the far right wing all over the world by the way israel is now the best friend of the hungary and prime minister he's much more of an anti semite than anyone in the
british labor anyone and still israelis saluting to hungary and to its prime minister i think that there is here the very cynical manipulation people don't like corbin because he's too much of a leftist the jewish community part of the jewish community the jewish establishment is fighting corbin because he's too populous steenie and too until you patient may be anti israeli and by the end of the day it is so much not only legitimate the so much needed to criticize israel to support the palestinians and to speak as i said before in a new language which is unknown in the west and therefore we are looking forward to see him as prime minister. anti semitism is a controversial subject sparking reactions worldwide policy leader mahmoud abbas
apologized for remarks he made about the holocaust who previously said the historic persecution of european jews was caused by their conduct not their religion south carolina became the first us state to pass legislation to fight and to submit ism in colleges and universities defining it as cause for attacks on jews blaming israel for all political tensions and denying its right to exist some three hundred french public figures signed a manifesto denouncing a new anti semitism the war against what they called islamic radicalization and demanded certain passages of the qur'an be removed germans of various faiths were war jewish scott caps and took to the streets in several cities to protest against and to semitic attack in berlin the nation of islam leader louis farrakhan lost his verify a twitter status after he posted
a video warning about what he called the satanic jew emma we've seen the reactions coming from different political leaders in the u.k. and different representatives of the jewish community or communities has been saying previously now after the vote do you think that a chapter has been turned and that the labor could finally now build or rebuild trust with the jewish communities. well i think. as margaret hodge has mentioned it's almost like one step forward and two steps back. i think that it was absolutely right that the i h r a definition which has been adopted in thirty one countries and by countless organizations. should be adopted in full but i think it's wrong that corbin felt the need to put an unnecessary caveat about free speech on israel which is which is inherent within
the definition the definition of anti-semitism does not prohibit any type of criticism of israel and the israeli government so i do think that it's almost like corbin has. been sort of given the jewish community a kick in the teeth and i'm said ok i'll bow to pressure and i'm we will adopt the full definition of anti-semitism that most people agree is the right one but on the other hand where i'm also going to put in a cause that almost gets the green light to racists and anti semite sarah but here's the problem here basically many are saying that the international definitive version of and to sim it is a should not be used as a pretext to muzzle discontent all over the world particular when it comes to
targeting the policies of israel so you can't come back to people wait you have to stop there because you've crossed the red line not just the policies of israel but . more specifically silence is criticism on the side is a parent say you know it. does allow you to criticize certain policies but it doesn't allow you to say how you are limited i think actually the whole nature of the line nature of the state is one of the problems and from. it's really important. did in some of the criticism there was i mean we've been talking about. the president. labor of the northeast to listen to understanding for if this ok where are they in this debate starting a very great. biden pain is outside any c.
yesterday let me go to. gideon levy mr levy one of the concerns that were voiced by the. jewish community in the u.k. is basically or all over the world is zionism conflated with jews but as you know these are not defined set into stone mallet people say that we have to face the reality which is basically zionism is creating problems for israel because of its policies look first of all the jewish communities or at least their establishment it's for sure in the u.k. but also in other places in europe and for sure in the united states a dent defy them serves or morse automatically and blindly was any kind of policy that is a mistake not only was own is but was any kind of policy including obviously maintaining this brutal reality of military occupation over fifty years this has a price because once the jewish establishment are identifying themselves blindly
automatically with any kind of israeli government in any kind of israeli policy they are also exposing themselves for certain dangers obviously this can be translated into an dissimulate ism in many cases which i'm told to be against don't be wrong and the semitism should be fort but it must also be understood that many times the policy of israel you're under simitis isn't all over the world. and years of made the far left and corben in particular some sort of a are viable enemy but aren't you concerned that we all know this is the time of the age of the populist movements of the far right but to morrow the left can stage a comeback aren't you concerned by staging these. political
statesman's you might be burning bridges with the left all over the world though i don't think so at all i think the suggestion that the jewish community coming out against concerns. over threats threats to them and racism. is it's absolutely legitimate and i don't think that is a facet gesture and i think also i think previously was mentioned. that concerns over far right and he semitism overshadows and means that we can't talk about incentives on the left and that is absolutely not the case and i think the revivalism of corbin and the fact the corbin has so much power as being the leader of the opposition of her mouth just seems government i think means that we that this is a real serious concern and that we can do two things at once we can be concerned about populism and anti semitism on the right this very moment in time corbin and
anti semitism on the left is very very powerful and they are gaining more and more mainstream legitimacy and that's something that i think is justified to be concerned about after the controversy sara do you think that the labor party is going to come out more sensitive about those concerns or the country more aggressive about those issues particularly criticizing israel and support for the whites of the palestinians. i'm very worried about the labor party i mean this labor party is so strange and this is all i can i mean it's we've got her. coalition of course between the people who are doing these things the scientists three thousand people are arguing it because they want to return the labor party to the blairite party that it was that this is a fight that the sort of the labor party i mean the party is tearing itself apart in a time and we need a strong left movement so i am very worried. obviously and i don't and i
am also concerned. jews should be being implicated in this in this financed years it's not it's not a fight it's a really ultimately can not be sent to. fight for the soul of the labor party. and. you know that we've got this very right when you reach leaders who are trying to tell the labor party what to say and why should the labor party say more likely and you she just want to say sarah glyn we're doing levy and our folks thank you very much indeed for your contribution to the program and thank you too for watching you can see the program again anytime by visiting our web site c.n.n. dot com for further discussion go to our facebook page that space book dot com forward slash a.j. inside story you can also join the conversation on twitter i'll hand it is a.j.
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there live from doha i'm melting there is also coming up a powerful earthquake leaves dozens missing in northern japan and landslides sweep down and crush villages. preparing for an exodus of refugees from italy we report from the turkey syria border as fears of an offensive grow. unfit to be president an anonymous aide talks of a resistance movement within the white house in an explosive article for the new york times. north korea's leader kim jong un says he's ready to push on with denuclearization of the peninsula and has suggested there could finally be an official end to the war with the south he's agreed to meet his south korean counterpart mean in again
in two weeks' time the news came from a meeting in pyongyang with senior officials from seoul kim says he wants to realize denuclearization within donald transfers telling the south korean officials his faith in the u.s. president was unchanged president trump canceled a visit to the north by his secretary of state last month citing a lack of progress robin wright has more from the south korean capital seoul. news that this into korean summit will take place had been expected nonetheless confirmation of it has come as something of a relief given the state of stored relations between pyongyang and washington south korea's security chief. has been briefing the blue house the presidential office here in seoul and also the media the event will take place in pyongyang between the eighteenth and the twentieth of september is also reported that north korea remains
very much committed to the whole process for the denuclearization on the long term peace of the korean peninsula state run television in north korea has been showing the meeting between kim jong un and the south korean delegation it has all been smiles and handshakes it is also being confirmed that the south korean delegation has been given a personal message from kim jong un to convey to the americans and to president donald trump presumably this is a message of goodwill expressing that north korea is still very much wanting to continue the dialogue of peace can continue the dialogue with washington but chong did also expressed the view that kim jong un is feeling a sense of frustration that according to kim it has been north korea that has made a lot of the concessions such as the dismantling of some of its nuclear testing sites and that the international community and for that you can read the united
states has not reciprocated in kind the number of people missing after a powerful earthquake in the northern japanese island of hokkaido is rising as rescue teams continue their set at least thirty people and now feared dead this explain seven magnitude quake is cool's widespread devastation charizard got four reports. a desperate search for the missing after a powerful earthquake hits northern japan in the early hours of the morning damaging towns and cutting power to millions across the island three reactors at the tamara nuclear plant were running on backup generators landslides were triggered in dense forests on the mountainside of the rural town about sumi covering homes a relief and rescue command center has been set up. i've heard reports such as people having cardiac arrests landslides collapsed buildings and large scale
blackouts saving people's lives is a priority while the government deals with the disaster relief we will deal with this crisis made by. the government's deployed thousands of troops to help with the rescue operation the quake also shut down all transportation services including the airport and hokkaido telephone lines and mobiles a down it's been a difficult week for japan on tuesday typhoon gebbie the most powerful to hit japan in twenty five years killed at least ten people the largest airport had to be evacuated in the wake of the storm and millions lost power in various cities now people are left to deal with another natural disaster japan sits on the ring of fire volcanoes and oceanic trenches experiencing around twenty percent of the walls of quakes of magnitude six and higher japan's very well prepared for natural disasters you may have noticed that we've had quite a few lately and that's not terribly unusual for japan it's
a natural disaster country but at the same time there's not much preparation you can do when a when a mountain collapses on to homes so clearly they're going to need to bring out equipment that can bury the houses and that's going to take time so it's probably going to be quite a bit of time before we know exactly how many people died in those. when slides and as the people affected wait to hear about their loved ones there are fears of aftershocks or even another serious earthquake that seismologists warn could strike at any time she has a gun zero. now white workers or the south african petrochemical firm have gone on strike there on the happier the share scheme is offered exclusively to its black staff now it's an attempt to address in equality of decades of a party go live now to second in the longer in the northern south africa's way to a correspondent for me to miller how unusual for media is it for white workers to
go on strike we know that unions have been quite active for a long time in south africa but just from white workers to take strike action. martin this is the first time that we're seeing a white based union white workers specifically go on strike to deal with this issue of what they say is exclusion just to give you some background they're saying that they've been excluded from the shia scheme by sas so that is meant to address black economic empowerment and as you would see it it inequalities of the past but i think what we seeing very much is about a white population in south africa certainly these workers why read and uncertain about what policies meant to address past inequalities what these policies will mean for them in particular we see it across the board even dealing with land reform in south africa so this is very much the first time we seeing such a protest and the people here are saying they want their concerns as white workers
to to be heard and for me to it seems very much as a twenty four years after the first free elections in south africa where everybody was entitle to vote for the first time south africa remains a highly racialized racially divided society. and that's also what we're hearing for from the trade federation consulted they say this type of protests specifically will only worsen racial tensions with in sasol specifically and they're worried about that sort of thing but there really is an increasing divide across south africa very much based on race and what people are entitled to we do know in south africa for example that seventy percent of the managerial in positions top positions in companies across the border held by white people specifically and the is this need to address that but the policies perhaps in the rhetoric we're hearing doesn't seem to be dealing very well with how individual racial groups in south africa are responding so to be clear them for me
what this policy is aiming to achieve is basically to try to redress the imbalance is of the apartheid era which as i say ended what twenty four twenty five years ago . and even then martin you know the question by many is that this issue around black economic empowerment isn't necessarily as successful as policymakers the government would wanted to be here in south africa wealth distribution it hasn't impacted the african black population as far as it has other race groups so the is a way to go so yes twenty four twenty five years after the end of apartheid they are a lot of questions around what should be done next to ensure that wealth is distributed equally and that the is a black involvement in the economy which isn't necessarily what we've seen thus far for me to live in a longer in south africa thank you very much indeed now got some news coming in
from south sudan a military court has sentenced ten soldiers to jail for the rape of foreign aid workers and the murder of a local journalist now this you may remember happened in two of the sixteen it was a raid on a hotel in the south sudan capital juba the government is also apparently going to pay damages for the case and it was widely seen as a test of will by the government of president salva kiir to bring accountability to members of the military. the u.s. secretary of state might prompt and defense secretary james mattis are in india for talks that washington had cancelled twice this year the focus will be strategic and security issues including washington's demand that india stops buying oil from iran the u.s. also wants to dissuade india from buying a russian weapons system. well the meeting in india follows my pompous visit to pakistan the u.s. secretary of state says he is hoping for a recess in relations with islam about mr pompei mitt the newly elected prime
minister imran khan just days after the u.s. had said it was cutting military aid to pakistan the failing to tackle armed groups u.s. president donald trump wants a new york times to identify the revenue anonymous article that accuses him of a morality and impulsiveness the peace apparently written by a senior white house official claims these have led to elin formed and reckless decisions from washington passing culhane rickles. according to the new york times someone close to the president wants the world to know they think he is unfit to hold the highest office anonymously writing this op ed describing the president as a moral and his leadership style as impetuous at the serial petty and ineffective they also say the cabinet considered invoking the twenty fifth amendment which could have removed him from office but say they chose not to provoke
a constitutional crisis this is an extraordinary step and the label of senior official means it was likely written by someone close to the president he was quick to lash out so when you tell me about some anonymous source within the administration probably was failing and probably here for all the wrong reasons now and the new york times is trailing if i weren't here i believe the new york times probably wouldn't even exist the white house spokesperson issued a statement calling on the author to quit labeling them a coward meanwhile some republicans were quick to try and downplay this unprecedented editorial but i didn't think that anything was relayed in that op ed that was you know the thing this is what all of us have understood to be the situation from they want so again it's not very it didn't reveal much to me and i understand this is the case the president took to twitter casting doubt on the