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mike the one shown here fell into the mediterranean killing all fifteen russian servicemen on board. russia's defense ministry is furious blaming israel for water it is calling hostile actions think otherwise there's just been so many of them the israeli pilots were using the russian aircraft as a shield and pushed it into the line of fire of the syrian defenses as a result the aircraft which has a much more effective reflecting surface then the israeli jets was brought down by the missile defense system israeli aviation management on the pilots of the f. sixteen jets most have seen the russian aircraft as it was landing from the height of five kilometers however they have done a provocation deliberately. in moscow israeli diplomats were summoned to the foreign ministry and difference minister sure you protested to his is ready counterpart have a door lieberman on the phone. asked about the incident at a news conference with the hungary and prime minister vladimir putin took a softer line and. in this case of course i would like to offer my deep condolences
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to the relatives of those who died speaking of your comparison to the case when a turkish fighter jet downed plane this was a different situation then the turkish jet deliberately downed our plane in this case on the other hand it looks like a chain of tragic. because an israeli jet did not down on. the difference in tone between the russian ministry of defense and vladimir putin suggests the russian president is satisfied that the point has been made and that this chain of tragic circumstances as he put it shouldn't risk what has hitherto been a pretty good working relationship between russia and israel the israeli prime minister's office said in a statement that prime minister netanyahu expressed his sorrow over the death of russian soldiers and said that syria was responsible for the downfall of the plane he also noted the significance of the continuation of security coordination between
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israel and russia that has prevented many losses of lives on both sides over the last three years at the moment need a leader seems willing to allow this incident to upset the status quo. well reach islands how does iraq. still ahead have china announces retaliate to retire if stopped in the u.s. targets chinese imports but two hundred billion dollars. and tucking into steak and tacky while the economy tosses back home the president's male that's left many tennis whalen's angry. elegant welcome back to international weather forecasts all across central europe we're looking at a really nice conditions across much of the area high pressure is dominating and that is keeping most of the clouds away but the temperatures are going to be going
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up over the next few days i'll show you that in just one moment here in the northwest though across parts of the u.k. it is back to back storms that spring quite a bit of rain as well as some windy conditions across the region so that is going to continue as we go from wednesday and into thursday and actually we're going to see some heavy rain starting to push down towards the south so wondered you to be on the edge of that but just to the north it will be quite heavy out here towards the central regions vienna twenty seven degrees there rome a cloudy day maybe some showers a few with about twenty nine degrees well here across another part of africa we did have a lot of clouds across parts of algeria as well as tunisia things are getting a little bit better you notice those clouds drifting up there towards the north but tunis thirty one degrees there tripoli some clouds few big gazi maybe a shower with some onshore flow cairo about thirty five degrees here on wednesday not looking to see too much for a change but we are going to expect to see more rain in the forecast here for tunis with a high of twenty nine and then very quickly over here to cross parts of nigeria we saw some very heavy rain causing flooding but across the central regions it will be
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dry but lagos cloudy at twenty nine. what makes this theory we leave it to you. we haven't seen the president this unheard of. freedom of speech is a valid motley fool and that is a formula for authoritarianism and tyranny or me and the light so. there's nowhere to hide let me ask you straight out here is the true statesman should know from returns on which is era.
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again watching al-jazeera has a reminder of our top stories this hour the leaders of north and south korea promising a nuclear free korean peninsula and kim jong un says he plans to visit sold probably before the end of this year kim and south korean president when j.m. signed a raft of agreements on the second day of the summit and. the aid organization save the children says more than five million children in yemen are at risk of starvation around eighty percent of yemen's population get their supplies and aid to the port of data that office supplies through this port could be affected by the renewed fighting in the area. and rescue workers in northern philippines a continuing search efforts despite saying the chances of finding any survivors of a massive landslide. which caused the landslide hit the philippines on saturday killing at least eighty one people dozens of others missing. so more the top story
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the koreas summit in the u.s. president donald trump has tweeted about the latest agreement between north and south korea he said and has agreed to allow inspections subject to final new. asians and a permanent dismantle a test site a launch pad in the presence of international experts in the meantime there will be no rockets or nuclear testing her remains continue being returned to the united states also north and south korea will file a joint bid to host the twenty thirty two picks very exciting. pinkston is a lecturer and international relations at troy university joins us live from seoul so president trump seems pretty pleased with the outcome of this summit but going to be called a success well i think the biggest takeaway points from the announcement today is on the humanitarian side both sides agreed to open permanently the facility income goings on that will enable separated france families from the north and the south to meet they will also allow them to exchange
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photos and video messages they've also agreed to cooperate in the area of public health and to prevent the spread of infectious diseases they've also agreed to cooperate on the environment as far as arms control and the nuclear program goes that's the least remarkable part of the agreement a lot remains to be done on that side of the house absolutely i mean moon was sort of hoping to be playing or was expected to be playing a role of facilitator wasn't he between the u.s. and north korea do you think he's managed to live up to that role. well he's trying to do that of course and i think he's trying to show north korea what is possible if in fact they did do denuclearize however in this agreement kim's i'm going to agree to close the young be on nuclear facilities in exchange for reciprocal u.s. u.s. actions however that's not the extent of their nuclear program it's much more
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extensive than that does not mention weapons or fissile material other things and the same thing with delivery systems they offered to close and dismantle a launch pad at a space launch facility but they say nothing about all of their mobile launchers and their submarine launched ballistic missile program for example perhaps there is a very tiny steps isn't it being taken here on this path to denuclearize ation if we look at this offer to have any dismantling young beyond if the u.s. makes relevant concessions what sort of concessions would it be expecting from the u.s. well north korea said in the past over years and decades in fact that they would like to see the complete denuclearization of the korean peninsula which from north korea's perspective this means the alliance relationship with the u.s. ending extended deterrence for north korea for south korea ending the mutual
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defense treaty and so forth so we'll see what this details of this are of north korea's changed its position arms control been around for a long time if north korea is serious there are mechanisms for fulfilling its nonproliferation commitments that it's already been said that it's already made so we'll see if the working groups can flesh this out and reach some details that are workable ok thanks and thanks very much for joining us from cell. now china has followed through with its threat to retaliate against the latest u.s. tariffs on chinese goods further escalating a trade war aging says its imposing levies on another sixty billion dollars of american made items to u.s. president donald trump announced increased tariffs on two hundred billion dollars of chinese products tom says he's open to talking to beijing but what let's take advantage of the u.s. has more from beijing. china fires back in the escalating trade war between the
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united states and china imposing sixty billion dollars worth of tariffs that's going to go into effect next monday the same day that the united states is tariffs are going to go in place as well now as we move forward obviously when you look at the numbers china's number tariff number is a lot less than the united states at simply because of that trade imbalance between these two countries something present don't trump wants to reduce or china can only do so much when it comes with direct tariffs but what they can do and there are indications that they have been doing that is they can impede the way the american companies operating in china do business that's slowing down licensing that's slowing down customs that's one way one tactic that they can use the far less impactful than billions of dollars in tariffs now moving forward to hurt that chinese officials have said that because of this next round this latest round of tariffs from the united states that the trade talks between the two largest economies in the world has been poisoned but what we haven't heard yet is the confirmation that talks are completely called off for the time being what we are
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hearing is that the next round which is supposed to take place in the next couple weeks has been downgraded possibly from high level math maybe now down to mid level but that's something that's left to be determined but right now obviously from chinese officials perspective those trade talks have been poisoned but they haven't been called off just yet. the woman accusing donald trump supreme court nominee of sexual assault says she wants an f.b.i. investigation before she testifies his senate committee hearing christine ford accuses brett kavanaugh of attacking her when they were teenagers in maryland thirty five years ago she says she's received death threats since going public with the accusation kevin says the incident never happened. after four months of negotiations and all givens lebanon is no closer to forming a government. and is affecting an economy that was already in crisis and reports from beirut. he graduated with
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a master's degree in engineering but twenty three year old muhammad is unemployed he has been looking for a job for months now there are less than less opportunities in lebannon because of a worsening economic crisis. respects really as a human being. on the house john sort of hard drugs hard future definitely. it's not just opportunities families say they spend tens of thousands of dollars on their children's education but the return on that investment is not sustainable wages are low and the cost of living is rising. here when there are jobs available the pay is so low my sister for example remained jobless for a year and a half after graduating from university she eventually found a job but the salary was low she took it anyway because she didn't want to remain childless my brother too was jobless for two years he now works but it brought.
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in recent months business activity has been falling shops are closing down staff are being laid off lebanon's public debt is now the third highest in the world in relation to g.d.p. . the political and certainty is making an already bad economic situation worse lebanon has been without a government for four months as politicians argue over ministerial portfolios this is blocking fiscal reforms and billions of dollars in donor financing. lebanon's latest political crisis is also affecting investor confidence in the financial system but it's not the only reason for slow economic growth. first is political instability second is up front and a public sector third is the deteriorating state of structural forces is the difficulties and cost and time it takes to do for my ladies in the public sector i
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mean public public agencies and fifths is the. lack of clarity in terms of economic and fiscal policy is like muhammad many feel even a new government won't solve the problems of a country plagued by corruption officials use their power to serve themselves and their supporters to know what they're being taught. at least nineteen people have died and fourteen others are in a critical condition after suspected alcohol poisoning in malaysia police said the victim's consumer is from various shops louis has more from kuala lumpur. this is very much a continuing police investigation police have arrested several suspects in connection with this case they've also seized at least twenty boxes of suspected contaminated alcohol from two grocery shops in the suburb outside of kuala lumpur they've taken samples from these beverages and sent them to in the burra trade for further
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analysis now in addition health officials have also taken blood and urine samples from the victims so we can expect a full report from a from the health ministry soon now the health ministry says at least thirty three people are seeking treatment for methanol poisoning and fourteen are believed to be in critical condition now the victims exhibited symptoms similar to methanol poisoning they had complained of shortness of breath of north of stomach ache of blurred vision and some had been taken unconscious all of a sudden and the health ministry also says the number of people taken ill could rise with more people coming forward to seek treatment for methanol poisoning of course in south africa has given the green light for adults to grow and use cannabis. was a. promo on activists cheered from the public gallery after the constitutional court upheld a lower court's ruling that found the criminalization of cannabis was unconstitutional
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the ruling only allows for private consumption pollens is now expected to amend laws that criminalize canvas and coca-cola is considering toughening in tapping into the burgeoning cannabis industry beverage giant says it's closely watching the use of c.b.d. in the growing wellness market c.b.d. is norm psycho active and is used to help treat different ailments and pain reports that coca-cola is in talks with a kind of his company in canada where the drug has been legalized. michael garbus is the founder and c.e.o. of vision advisory that's a corporate advisory firm that works in the cannabis industry he says his interest as part of a wider growing trend i would really look at early rumor yet another validation what a lot of us are seeing and it started with you know it kind of promised the medical research and then of course regular. right and then things happening that we didn't
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foresee a number of years ago a lot of major insurance. montreal. and. then started by zygmunt transactions and it's even more recently with major firms actually on solution. by billion dollar investment and really we're starting to see you know a dramatic shift from a regulatory and a business perspective and this news. has been rumored over the last few weeks it's just another step or another milestone in that direction the momentum you know. that is tight and i'm going after the president was pictured enjoying a lavish mail on a recent trip to turkey i just want to i was films dining at a restaurant in istanbul that has sold by instagram celebrity chef would have a sixteen million followers slicing steak for the president opposition says says it shows how out of touch he is with the people crippled by rising inflation and food shortages caused by an economic crisis that is defending his actions you can go to
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people you don't want to farm in istanbul we dined in a famous restaurant from here in venezuela i send the shift my greetings he attended to us personally we chatted and had a good time with him a very pleasant man very cheerful he told me several times he loves venezuela and admires venezuela i send greetings all the way to turkey. plenty more can be found on our website the address that the bottom of your screens al jazeera dot com. this is out there these are the top stories the leaders of north and south korea are promising a nuclear free korean peninsula and kim jong un says he plans to visit seoul probably before the end of this year and south korean president lee j. and signed a raft of agreements on the second day of the summit the north has committed to
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shutting down its missile engine test site and allow international inspectors it will be. the north agreed to permanently close its engine test site and launch pad injunction re with the experts and relevant countries in attendance in addition it's also agreed to take further action such as giving up its nuclear facility in young beyond depending on corresponding measures to be taken by the us it is a matter that the entire korean nation would be happy and appreciate the complete denuclearization of the korean peninsula is not far away. we have adopted a military agreement to terminate the historic tragic confrontations and hostility that have lasted over the past decades we agreed to make activities to make the korean peninsula the land of peace free of nuclear weapons and nuclear threats. rescue workers in the northern philippines are continuing search efforts to spite saying it's unlikely that find any survivors after
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a massive landslide family members in the mining town of is again have been queuing to identify recovered bodies many locals had been sheltering from typhoon mangat and the landslide happened i'm got has killed at least eighty one people dozens of others are missing. the aid organization save the children says more than five million children in yemen are at risk of starvation and eighty percent of yemen's population get their supplies and aid through the port of her data her office supplies through the port could be affected by renewed fighting in the area the woman accusing donald trump supreme court nominee of sexual assault says she wants an f.b.i. investigation before she testifies in his senate committee hearing kristin daisy ford accuses brett kavanaugh of attacking her and they were teenagers in maryland thirty five years ago kavanaugh says the incident never happened the update now with all that lines we're back with more news here on out is there
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a after inside story do stay with us if. we understand the differences and the similarities of cultures across the world. so no matter where you call home al-jazeera will bring you the news and current affairs that matter to. al-jazeera. heel or no deep it's crunch time for breakfast at the u.k.'s departure from the european union warnings of dire economic consequences if no deal is reached prime minister to resign may arguing her exit plan is the best so is a deal possible this is inside story.
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hello and welcome to the program i'm a product that hamid bracks said has been up to for front of british politics since the country voted in the referendum for a divorce from the e.u. in june twenty sixth it's crunch time for prime minister to resign may she's traveling to solve borg this week to try to reach a breakthrough with e.u. leaders but many have already pushed back her checkers plan russell chief negotiator and bad news saying it was spell the end of the e.u. project and just six months ahead of the deadline for a breakfast that they had of the international monetary fund christine like gab has given a stark warning leaving the you with no deal could be costly for the british economy let me be clear compared with today's smooths a single market all the likely brigs it scenarios will have costs for the you can economy and to a lesser extent as well for the e.u.
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the larger the impediments to trade in the new relationship the costlier it will be the range of issues that remains to be address is daunting as is daunting the small time left to address them. in july to reason may have presented her planned named after the prime minister country retreat checkers and she said more than once it's the only deal she's willing to put forward but divorce can be messy and there are many sticking points including how much do you care is willing to pay the e.u. there are estimates the bill for divorce could be more than fifty billion dollars what happens to you can the citizens living in the e.u. any u.s. citizens living in the u.k. the plan allows for freedom of trade but not for people and what happens to the northern ireland border this remains a major stumbling block the e.u. has called for a border in the irish sea do you case for
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a customs border between northern ireland and the republic of ireland it's important that we deliver for the people of northern ireland they don't want to hold border between northern ireland on and the only proposal that has been put forward that delivers on the not having a hard border and ensure that we don't carve up the united kingdom is the checkers plan. so let's bring in our guests joining us in warsaw vanity and least deputy director and a think tank british influence in oxford helen thomas c.e.o. and founder of microeconomic consultancy blong the money and in lancaster geryon jones and economist at lancaster university a warm welcome to all of you helen let me start with you basically think reason may say it's my way or the highway. that's right she has been
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appreciated as yes my deal or no deal and i think that she's right to pitch it like that not least because we're running out of time and you know there is a deal getting to be on the table we have to see what parliament makes of that and then there's not much time left until the actual deadline next year of course and jonathan i mean in a certain way the e.u. is saying more or less the same thing even though not in those words that it's either they get what they want orders no deal either that's right it's really a contest a lot of things. saying that the single market can't be divided freedoms. that has to be a possibility of a customs union in northern ireland. it's. the user can't be the customs union and it can't have free needs equal and they can't be rich see so you have two sides
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that both are the red lines a lot of them stereotype to give and the police is the e.u. is more powerful than the u.k. and the last two years you close the meeting notes the e.u. sides in the negotiations and so that looks to be the trend now well and garrett you know we're six months away from the deadline and nothing has happened nothing's of stance it has happened so far do you think that there is a may world be able to push her shuckers plan even within her own constituency i mean she is facing a lot of opposition. it took the u.k. government a long time to settle on an approach to the present negotiations and when checkers came out a couple of months ago that was very late in the process what it has proposed in checkers is a very clunky system where countries collect border taxes on behalf of each other and where there is also a common rulebook across the u.k. and the european union for the case of gods specifically now whether that breaches
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redlines on the use part in terms of splitting up the pillars of the single market remains to be seen the certainly something there in checkers that there is room for negotiation we'll need to see how far each of the parties is willing to go well jonathan talking about the air from the mentors of the u.s. think the prob one of the main problems here is being that if you can have a theme with mint of goods but you can't have free will winds of people. absolutely the single market is as far as it used concerned becomes the path and the e.u. states cohesion on this very point so you michel barnier it so that eighty percent of the ritual agreement is wrapped up but it's a bit like saying that we share sort of ninety percent of our d.n.a. with the fruit like it's the remaining ten or twenty percent that's the clincher
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and so if you if you came sits on its checkers plan that doesn't include premiums you can also accept it and theresa may just box itself into a corner because she's insists that there can be no premium to people but if she continues with that lie that community check is either ok well. the i.m.f. has been quite consistent relieved from before do briggs's vote warning about the negative impact it's good to have u.k. now christine legarde is doing even bleaker picture if this is no deal so what this terrorism may do at this point well it's all very well to talk about the economics of the argument but really it's all about the politics. that is what the deal is going to succeed or fail upon is whether you mentioned it earlier in a series of making to her own parliament of the merits of the checkers plan let alone
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in its negotiations with the e.u. and as far as christina god is concerned i noticed in that comment you ran at the beginning of your report she did say that although it would be bad for the u.k. it would also be bad for the e.u. and again there is a politics versus economics that goes on as a calculation on the e.u. side as well so i think we can't purely look at this in just g.d.p. or unemployment terms although clearly that will be significant if we don't get a deal but but really if we're looking at what's going to happen and how it's going to pan out we really have to look at the politics of this and. in your opinion will it have a negative impact or is there difference between deal or no deal when it comes to the british economy. there's a huge difference between deal or no deal and if it's a deal it depends on what the nature of that deal will be because it's certainly an
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improvement on no deal but it leaves services outside the single market of the european union and that will make it difficult for services to trade within the european union in the case of no deal though the big problem berth is that the e.u. will be obliged to and w t o rules to impose tariffs on what it imports from the u.k. and that will make british producers very un competitive as they try and export their products to the european union and that threatens employment it threatens jobs it threatens pe it threatens g.d.p. growth in the u.k. and so no deal would be a very bad solution indeed for the u.k. also it would be a bad solution for the european union. as in you think actually that no deal is not an option right. no you did it is up to the impossible for a very very clear reasons. and it's the saudis it's
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a disastrous outcome for both the u.k. and the e.u. but the u.k. has a lot more to lose than the e.u. because its economy is much more exposed it's so small it's less powerful and cause the u.k. depends on e.u. infrastructure to ensure the basic running of a country like aviation for example so the planes will be grounded according to the european aviation safety agency if we pull out with no deal so if negotiations collapse in december for example then the economy really start to collapse very soon afterwards and public support and if there was any would vanish very quickly and so theresa may would have to then go to brussels and ask through deal on what you consider to be very very poor terms so really breaks it is a process of elimination we know document note we know that there will be not there won't be you know deal scenario rather so that means there will have to be a deal and from then it's a question of deciding which deal it will be the case alan when if there is a deal one does get the impression there really specially when looking through
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a bit the details of this checkers plan that there is i'm a basically wants an electorate to menu where she can pick and choose what what kind of relations though in which field she will continue having deals with the and in which which other fields there will be the bit of british britain will go on its own it's quite difficult isn't it to achieve that. oh she's that obviously in a very difficult situation i mean this is the problem of having a minority government it's also the problem because although fifty two percent of the u.k. population they chose to leave. more than half of the parliamentarians in the u.k. parliament voted to remain in fact a significant number more than half a to remain so there is a there's a friction there that has always dogged these negotiations and unfortunately was made a lot worse by that election last year where she was of course gunning for
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a big mandate and unfortunately the exact opposite is that. so in terms of picking and choosing i mean yes there's often a lot of criticism around what the u.k. is putting forward in terms of you know having cake and eating it but of course in any negotiation as any of us would have gone through you do have to put certain things for would knowing you might get pulled back from what it is that you really want so i would i think it's tough to criticize her check his plan necessarily on cherry picking because a line had to be drawn somewhere and she had to draw it based on the fact that her party is fundamentally split and of course the nation is fundamentally split and that in necessitated trying to draw these red lines and and sort of compromise into a least worst outcome and that means that you know we are
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left in quite a tricky situation with the clock ticking there is basically a raft of paul options left and it is a question of just how bad is is the final outcome going to be. you know one wonders when the british people were to vote in twenty sixteen where they gave him were all the facts put forward is the bricks that they voted for back then the same as the one that is discussed today in brussels. no in twenty sixteen people were given the option to remain in the european union and it's pretty clear what that meant or to leave and it was very unclear what that meant and the spin the whole menu of choices from the day after the referendum it's been clear that we've had several choices to choose between when determining how we're going to leave the european union and what's becoming increasingly clear is that people didn't know
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what they were voting for and some people now are regretting having voted the way they voted whichever way that was they wish they knew more at the time and that is really what's driving the movement towards the people's vote on the terms of breaks it is gaining momentum how the new regs it supporter. do you agree with what care i just said. i don't regret my personal vote and i should add of course that's just my personal opinion and the work we do at my consultancy strives to be as independent and neutral about this as possible. and i would point to the fact that some recent surveys have shown that there has been regrets on both sides and has been regrets from people who voted to remain and from those of age to leave it is a thorny issue the details are more complex than of course a simple remain leave question forced upon us that is the nature of referendums
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that's what they do. and i would just say this about this concept about people knowing what they were voting for when we come to a general election they're all saying there is a platform perhaps on health service on should we have a national health set is what should it be and the public will vote in that election based on their views about that or on their values perhaps not even the specifics and they vote a mandate to the politicians who then go on to implement it as they see best and that is what members of parliament supposed to do so i do take a little bit of concern about this concept that we didn't know what we were voting for because that's not really how votes actually usually tend to work if you even look at the scotland independence referendum yes there was an awful lot more detail ahead of that referendum perhaps than this one but it was
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a question of identity and beliefs and valleys and the detail and the policy well that's what the politicians are there to implement well. there are of them you seem not to agree with that has just been said but it does have a question for you this being part of the e.u. or north has been an issue within the conservative party one could argue for decades. before for now but it's quite. ironic that as it comes to the foreground the conservative party is having an internal debate about it and. it's very difficult to understand at this stage if the pro europe or the anti or voices within that party other stronger these days. our studio i mean it's ironic that we are talking about what people very simple because the conservative party can't even agree to use up the referendum and the government is still divided
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over it as well so in the conservative party i would say there is a broad consensus to leave but without any clear idea of how to do that and that's where you can come to the people's vote because there's no majority and he seems in parliament the check is still there there's no majority for no deal and i don't know if there's a majority for soft reps if the course operates it is despised by leaders and remain it's because it gives inspiration and also meets us a lot yes and bustle state unable to vote on the rules which will determine our economic future and so it could be the people's vote becomes teresa mayes only way out because she might reason that if she can't get anything through parliament then putting it back to the people is the right was about it and i would also just say to helen helen makes the comparison with the general election in a general election you get a chance to review your decision after four or five years that wasn't the case this referendum so if people find that they want to see people that they're not getting would have voted for it's only right and they should be able to think again and
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helen does refute you agree with the idea of a second referendum. no i don't i think even with the people's vote although i have sympathy with the and not assist that jonathan needs to if the people say no then where are we left we've got even less time and an even more divided to parliament and recriminations possibly a change of prime minister certainly leadership would be even more in question than it is now and it just seems to be to more confusion and i would say that it has been a number of polls which suggest that. in quite a british way that people just want them to get on with it and do something and i think after two and a half here is if we haven't got anywhere to go back to the people is going to be a difficult pill for the public to swallow ok in the current we're in a situation where christine lagarde is warning about dire economic consequences
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for do you k. you is not very happy and degrees amazin a very difficult position but do you think that all of this has also to do with the fact that at the beginning to reason may was never brags that you or she voted against it so maybe it's very difficult for her to bring that five forward to push it ahead because i mean the u.k. has business been peddling peddling in the same position for the past two years. i don't think we can say that this difficulty that we're in a results from theresa may being a remain as she was always a lukewarm remain a best i think what has happened is that the whole process has hit against the buffers of reality and there are certain aspects of breaks that third of very difficult to deliver whoever tries to deliver them remember that the european research group last year pulled
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a document that they were considering publishing making their own proposals about how to achieve brags that they don't know how to do it either so i don't think it matters who is in charge this is always going to be an extremely difficult process . what's very also difficult to understand or surprising i would say rather is that we are in a world where you have these huge blocks you know china's economy is growing russia is making economic deals everywhere do us is being more isolationist and then you have the e.u. and then you have the u.k. who wants to go on its own may be thinking that it will keep that special relation is always had with washington that's not very clear at the moment considering that sort of trumps isolationist or a protectionist policy so is it really was it the right time for
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this referendum to happen and for braggs it to go ahead. what is the worst timing though now when you look at what's happening well to see as you point out and if you see what's happening with trump we have the divided living isolated far west east as well so trump you saying that he is going to always put america first this about america needs and the u.k. and he will have no option but to pursue a trade deal with the u.s. to try and stem some the damage from brics it but to trump in that will make almost any demands each chooses and britain will have to comply so that it doesn't give us any kind of power doesn't give us any time sovereignty even and so really yes as you say this is a terrible time steve bracks will be always there terrible times the press anyway there is a particular terrible time story now because we are very short of allies at the moment and we've a short of options. so. it's not clear whether it be
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a deal or no deal and even in this conversation we can't reach a consensus but if there is no idea at the end though they overnight and the u.k. would have lost many trade agreements around the world it would have lost also many access to many european institutions and from what i read any here is not really ready for that. well the u.k. government trying to be ready you know they have published a huge slew of technical papers over what would happen in new detail and you know to reason tried to respond to that course makani bank of england governor was in talking to the cabinet about the stress test scenario with a decline in house prices of one third in this kind of thing so you know preparations are all trying to be made i believe it's the same case as you know in the e.u. twenty seven as well. i think you know it's tricky of course it's
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certainly not going to be easy to just crash out and beyond. there is the non-tariff barriers as well you know above and beyond purely the numbers of tariffs but again i do come back to the politics of this and grounding planes unilaterally doesn't help either side of the u.k. all the e.u. of i mean it would really depend on how the e.u. twenty seven want to push things and you know the e.u. twenty seven have their own debates that occur and i'll go as a. one minute because a region of the program. there is a maze having to cells were given a few days she's going to have she's going to meet with e.u. leaders in a formal kind of summit how will she be able to convince them that it's her way or her deal or no deal. it will be quite difficult for her
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to make sure that she doesn't drift too far in the direction of going for a customs union plus single market solution which would be unacceptable to a large part of her party so that's what she's going to need to ensure at the same time she will need to persuade the european partners that it is possible to implement certain aspects of the checkers plan that are currently appear to be very clunky so ensuring that countries can collect taxes at the border for each other and ensuring that the proposals that she's come up with don't breach the principles of the single market that jonathan was talking about earlier but there's very little time for her to convince them of that the march deadline is fast approaching and time is running out but also time has run out on this show so thank you to all my guests jones analysts helen thomas and jones and thank you too for watching you
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competence known competence seriously disabled civilians a danish officer returns to divorce in croatia to confront a decision he made during a long cysteine minette massacre. i witnessed. it was among those we agreed to make active efforts to make the korean peninsula the land of peace free of nuclear weapons north and south korean leaders agreed to work towards the denuclearize ation of the korean peninsula. and of them are a trial this is out there a live from doha also coming up starvation at an unprecedented level aid agencies
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say more than five million yemeni children are at risk. dozens are feared buried after a massive landslide in the philippines the local mayor says it's unlikely any of them will be found alive. plus needles end strawberries destroyed him prime minister vows to get tough with those thrusting the country's fruit industry. to another landmark day for the rebuilding of relations between north and south korea on his second day and south korea's president in the north korean leader kim jong un signed a raft of agreements and changing the face of the korean peninsula they agreed to work together to prevent any armed conflict technically north and south korea a war that would mean an end to all hostile actions along the border it's all they've also committed to telling the demilitarized zone into
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a piece and and that's means with war and god posts and disarming the area and what still the world's most heavily fortified border the two leaders agreed to strengthen economic ties with transport links and work on a bid to co-host the twenty thirty two summer olympic games and crucially they agreed to turn the korean peninsula into a nuclear free zone in. as committed to shutting down its missile test site and allow in international inspectors it will be. the north agreed to permanently close its engine test site and launch pad into aung chan ri with the experts and relevant countries in attendance in addition it's also agreed to take further action such as giving up its nuclear facility in yongbyon depending on corresponding measures to be taken by the us it is a matter that the entire korean nation would be happy and appreciate their complete denuclearization of the korean peninsula is not far away. we have adopted a military agreement to terminate the historic tragic confrontations and hostility
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that have lasted over the past decades we agreed to make our activists make the korean peninsula the land of peace free of nuclear weapons and new killer threats. has more from. both leaders have declared this a major success which they say will lead to a new era for the korean peninsula both spoke about the hostilities which of marked out relations in the past but about the progress that has been made this year with their now three summits they spoke about a seed being planted when they first met in this spring which is now turned into the fruit of peace with the pyongyang declaration says that north korea remains firmly committed to giving up its nuclear arsenal and to decommissioning nuclear facilities which he says will be verifiable by outside countries this is
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one of the most important aspects which has or always concerned people went north korea has spoken about its commitment to denuclearize ation he says it is a dream come true but it is a dream and a deal which is still very short on details it's not known whether more details will emerge about just when all of this will happen what kind of timelines we're talking about and also whether it will be enough to convince the united states to restart discussions with then moving jay in those certainly believes and certainly wants to see a lot korea have a second summit the second summit to take place possibly in october between kim jong un and president trump of the united states as far as into korean relations are concerned though this very much is a high point so much so that what we also heard for the first time at this announcement is that kim jong un will become the first north korean leader to visit
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seoul a visit that could well happen before the end of this year. my hope is a senior adviser for northeast asia at the international crisis group and joins us live from beijing good to have you with us when of course beijing china will be watching this summit very closely have we seen any response to this here in beijing it's still a bit early yet let's keep in mind this is a three day meeting and we're just part way through so i think china will probably play its cards relatively close to its chest but anything that advances progress in negotiations both between the two koreas and between north korea and the united states is broadly positive from china's perspective they want to see a decrease in chen tensions and peace and stability on their periphery and trying to the appearance of a senior chinese official last week at the seventieth anniversary of the north korean founding was a significant gesture by china to provide support for kim ahead of this meeting and
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ahead of future meetings and just trying to want to see a second summit between president trump and kim jong un. i think absolutely yes china wants to see continued dialogue at a process but it wants to make sure that it has influence in that process if you recall when we had this the singapore summit with trump announced china moved very quickly to immediately have kim visit china in fact he made two visits to china before the summit and then one right afterward clearly both showing to the other parties that china is a significant player and wields major influence on the peninsula and in the region and can't be excluded from the process but also to consult closely with the north koreans to understand what's involved so i think we can see continued chinese activity to ensure its interests and the other parties particularly south korea and the united states also need to be careful to take into account chinese interests as
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the process goes along to make sure that it goes smoothly because china is crucial isn't it when it comes to pressuring north korea to denuclearize its involvement in its up holding of sanctions but i'm wondering how china how willing china is not to cooperate when it comes to north korea given that the us is that is often a very hostile footing with this trade war. that's right i mean the reality is we can't just look at north korea in isolation it is also a facet of u.s. china relations which have big been becoming increasingly tense and difficult the trade war is part of it there are also disputes and tensions over global security issues just in general a much more difficult atmosphere between washington and beijing and that in turn makes cooperation on the korean peninsula more difficult but what we're seeing is china play a balancing act of trying to keep north korea close and maintain maximum influence
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on it at the same time not wanting to do anything that is too provocative or damaging to its relations with the united states ultimately china wants peaceful relations with both countries in which it can advance its own interests it wants to keep that leverage on north korea and make sure that north korea doesn't get too close to the united states and it wants to have a rule also in shaping intricate relations as well so it's got a complicated political balancing act play it certainly does ok michael coverage thanks very much for taking time to join us there from beijing they don't deny they should save the children says more than five million children in yemen are at risk of starvation as a result of the ongoing war around eighty percent of yemen's population get their supplies and a through the port of data resumes that following the failure of u.n. backed talks between the government and hoofy rebels the charity says disruption to the port operations is like to push up food and fuel prices already the cost of food has risen by sixty eight percent since two thousand and fifteen well then two
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thirds of yemenis don't know where their next meal is coming from the charity is warning that problems with the supply chain could cause starvation on an unprecedented scale. i mean while the number of children returning to school in yemen has dropped to a new life united nations is warning of a lost generation of youth who remain uneducated and traumatized and a seventh has been following developments in yemen and reports from jim percy on the situation many young yemenis are facing life has taken a bad turn for mohammed al man's story he's a bright teenager and before yemen's war he dreamed of one day being a doctor but his father died at fifteen years old mohammed has swapped his education for a motorbike he uses it as a taxi trying to support his mother and family. this is where he should be tapered been most school alongside his close friend muhammad bill well.
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whatever the ceremony nothing can disguise the new school year is attended by only a fraction of the number of last year. elsewhere many schools lion ruing water taken over by armed groups. half a million yemeni children are estimated to have dropped out of school mohammed's friend hopes that studying will bring a better life. mohammed and i are close friends. he left his family has eased the only man left to come to school in fair hospitals and schools are not spare in this war but we cannot afford to drop out and lose years and years of our lives. as one teenager puts his efforts into learning the other works even longer hours finding passengers who can afford a bike taxi for. the night and i hope the war comes to an end and i'll be able to
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go back to school i hope i can live the life i once had if not better. back in school the man who used to teach him isn't so optimistic he's also struggling a little bit naming their teachers haven't been paid for months and this is our only form of income so many have lost their jobs there's unemployment and poverty in nearly every household in yemen. they sing the national anthem that's shared by all yemenis whichever side they're all in a country where education like the all time economy is dying the principle of the school wants to put out a message to parents in yemen is calling on them to brave harsh times and send their children to school otherwise he says the consequences of. unemployment poverty and illiteracy andrew simmons al jazeera djibouti rescue workers in
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the northern philippines are continuing search efforts despite saying it's unlikely they'll find any survivors after a massive landslide family members in the mining town of is gone have been queuing to identify recovered bodies many locals have been sheltering from typhoon language when the landslide happened and got the most powerful storm to hit the philippines this year has killed at least eighty one people dozens of others are missing to alan duke and has more from its hogan. rescue and ritual operations are now on its fourth day and that is something that's very difficult for families here as they wait patiently to hear news about their loved ones they're the ones behind me they're registered they're missing they've put forward information about.


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