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we should be hearing from the election commission regarding their decision whether they're going to take. the president's decision at face value or with the. petition the supreme court how ever from what we're hearing the school of thought that this is contrary and in violation of the constitution challenge before the supreme court we are hearing from a number of parties human rights activists public interest groups that they will be petitioning the supreme court against the dissolution of parliament to show. us in colombo thank you at least eleven people have been killed as heavy rains cause flash flooding across jordan are forced to run for higher ground and. ancient city and one of its most popular destinations almost four thousand visitors had to evacuate the area and dozens of people were injured. began on friday afternoon. two big wildfires in the u.s. state of california have left thousands homeless and killed at least nine people
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five of them were found in cars in the northern town of paradise which has been completely destroyed and all residents of the southern city of malibu have been ordered to leave their homes a state of emergency has been declared in the state as sixteen a raging wildfires continue to cause widespread destruction. after tomorrow we're expecting another one day event sunday so there is not going to be any relief in relation to this firefight but i can tell you that our foreign fighters and our first responders are doing all that they can to protect lives the property of our own in this region. bernal's has this report from the tora county. fire is ripping through southern california with high winds driving columns of flame and smoke from the mountains to the sea. tens of thousands of homes are threatened many have already been destroyed my friend's house is totally bundt i don't know but mine you're fearful that your house will burn yes. ok.
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very. residents of the wealthy seaside enclave of malibu are fleeing under a mandatory evacuation order the fires sprang up thursday night the source is still not known but intense wind gusts rapidly spread the blaze through bone dry chaparral and brush into communities and we got the bag and i said no i'm not going to remember going to sit down when you think you became a good parent a huge tower of smoke rose thousands of meters into the sky and the smoke made air quality hazardous for people with respiratory problems california's acting governor gavin newsom has declared a state of emergency and while authorities say most people heeded their warn. yes and evacuated when they were told to we are also told by authorities that there
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have been some deaths firefighters are working desperately to keep up with the fast moving widespread blazes when you have forty fifty sixty mile an hour winds blowing fire at your heels the importance is to get people out of harm's way and get them to safety. in northern california the town of paradise turned to hell overnight these incredible pictures show a tornado of fire raging there the entire town is believed to have been destroyed twenty seven thousand people fled the area twenty year old colton person field shot this cell phone video as he drove through hellish conditions outside paradise he somehow made it to safety severe fires have ravaged large areas of california since october of last year now the state is once more witnessing nature's fury at its worst robert oulds al-jazeera westlake village california. still ahead on
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al-jazeera. living in fear in the philippines critics say the president's crackdown on drugs is making the situation worse and like i had to face off for a south america's biggest tackle. the weather remains fine and dry across many parts of central and eastern europe but out towards the west it is looking wet and windy as could be at case's as can be the case as we go on through the next couple days supply out spilling in from the atlantic strong winds as well as for them and sunday of course this weekend we are going to see that wet and windy weather moving right across the british isles it's a good pasta france into the low countries and gradually pushing over towards
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scandinavia and western parts of germany that's sunday itself. thirteen celsius in london fourteen degrees there for paris a wet one the winds not quite as strong but it will still be blustery the quite a rash of showers blasting away and you can see they stretch the way across into the near constant some heavy rain say into portugal more in parts of spain looking still rather disturbed but for central and eastern parts if you have ten we find a dry cold enough in moscow temperatures struggling to get anywhere near freezing in the heat of the day meanwhile across northern parts of africa it is generally dry still a chance of some showers there just around mole said just around the north and is maybe also stray skipping their way across northern areas of libya stays fun and dry there for a good part of egypt as is the case too for much of algeria and also rocket.
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because you can't. just. a congress divided between democrats and republicans. what does it mean for america and the world in these remaining two years of donald trump's presidency may . find doubts on al-jazeera. watching al-jazeera let's recap the top stories for you the saudi amrani coalition fighting the war in yemen has asked the u.s. to stop refueling its aircraft it says it now has the capacity to resupply its own
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fighter jets the u.s. says it supports the decision. because president their policy of santa has dissolved parliament and declared a snap election on january fifth comes just hours after his party admitted that it did not have enough parliamentary support for his designated prime minister of qatar and the turmoil has been heightened sense to president sacking of his prime minister last month. and two big wildfires in the u.s. state of california have left thousands homeless and killed at least nine people five of them were found in cars in the northern town of paradise which has been completely destroyed meanwhile all residents of a southern beach city of malibu have been ordered to leave their homes. a bombing attack is killed at least twenty one people in the somali capital mogadishu witnesses say gunmen try to overtake a hotel on the bombs went off a warning some of the images and. may be disturbing. the car bombs exploded
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simultaneously near a hotel in a police department headquarters in the capital mogadishu one of the three bombs ripped apart a minibus victims' bodies were scattered on the street. i pulled many dead bodies from the burning cars one of the cars exploded next to a public transportation vehicle and there were many people in it including women and children but the number of casualties on known as bodies are still being pulled from the burning cars. witnesses say a gunman tried to storm the trial by blowing up its security wall. security forces reportedly killed the gunman before they managed to enter the hotel. i mean it was three huge explosions up to now we had an ambulance carried thirteen wounded people and four dead bodies but we still don't know the exact number of dead it may be more than thirty percent for that of the armed group al-shabaab is claiming responsibility for the attack it's been trying to oust the un backed government for over a decade carried out deadly attacks against high profile targets including hotels
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and checkpoints in the capital and other cities. on al-jazeera. australian police say the man behind what they're calling a terror incident in melbourne has links to eisele he's been identified as. shire ali crashed a car filled with gas cylinders in the city center on friday before killing a man and wounding two others a small immigrant later died in hospital after being shot by police investigators say he was known to counter terror officers this individual does hold radical views on this pos point was cancelled in two thousand and fifteen when i was u.s.'s he planned to travel to syria his brother was arrested was terrorism fences in november two thousand and seventeen by the. and he's currently on remand. for those offenses and since the assessment on this individual he was there a target of the j.c.t. in terms of investigations we undertook assessment was made that well see how it
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held rather radicalize views he did not pose a threat in relation to the national security environment yes defense secretary says he wants to find ways to reduce tension with china and the south china sea james mattis made the comments after meeting a chinese delegation in washington d.c. officials met to discuss military deescalation and the trade dispute of terrorists from both sides. former president his fight against drugs is claiming lives that are now warming more eat thousands have been killed and. launched the controversial clampdown people becoming increasingly afraid of these police operations. has more from the central philippines. grief has come into the town. five people are killed in what the police describes as the one time big time operation raid that sweeps through communities for illicit drugs and other petty
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crimes. maria remembers how the police barged into their home at dawn looking for her husband he told me don't be afraid there are no drugs in our home they won't do anything. but and her children were made to crawl out of their home while her husband stayed inside the police then shot her husband dead. the police are reassures residents that operations here are meant to restore safety in very communities but that's not exactly what many people here feel they tell us they have never been more afraid the recent spate of killings here on scene in recent years. across the province drug related killings have gone up to cebu may be one of the most developed and populous cities in the besides region but police here say they will be relentless that's why the president called it drug war because even
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that will be. the police as the fight back and. sometimes we don't even know who only being at the other side of the house in these houses are. going to just penetrate if we fire our guns. she admits many officers are now less willing to implement the government's so-called war on drugs that is because president is now halfway through his term and there could be legal repercussions once his steps down from office complaints against other government officials for crimes against humanity are no pending at the international criminal court. police say almost five thousand people have been killed in georgia related operations since they launched his war and drugs in two thousand and sixteen but the rights groups believe the number is much higher. they
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promise to continue their investigation and say witnesses will soon be ready to testify. for some families that is the best they can hope for they say. their loved ones are gone and there won't be an end to their grief. decades of conflict between man maher's army and ethnic armed groups and the western current state have displaced tens of thousands of people many escaped to thailand some refugees have been returning home but they're facing new difficulties as they resettle more. a taste of peace the law ok call resettlement village near myanmar's border with thailand was built to house mostly ethnic displaced by conflict between ethnic groups and the myanmar military many have fled to thailand over the past decades. but since two thousand and sixteen
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some of them have been returning home driven partly by diddling funding for refugee camps in thailand and the prospects for peace in myanmar. those who've gone back however find that life is just as difficult. as urgent needs for me now rice and charcoal i would buy food but i have no money now work is hard to come by also was one of the first to be resettled here after living as a refugee in thailand for eight years. proof facilities in expand then the village will be better for jobs it depends on the local government or they will manage it for us a donor organization has set up an agriculture center to train villages and provide employment. we can take care of everything we. have to help themselves to what we already provide housing water and electricity. so is the village chief and right
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now he has his hands full the water pump has broken down and there's not enough drinking water to go around plans for another group of refugees to return this month have been put on hold which is just as well says paul who's been living in a refugee camp in thailand for nearly ten years. i don't think i want to go back right now i want to work on the thai site and save more money. but with funding cuts affecting camps in thailand that decision may not be hers to make florence louis al-jazeera the world's first artificial intelligence news anchor has gone live in china a low everyone in an english artificial intelligence. oh my goodness it was developed to speak mandarin and english through a machine that learned to simulate the voice facial movements and gestures of real life on casters the new anchor learns from live videos and is able to work twenty four hours a day for that anchor twenty four hours
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a day ok it is the biggest state and south america's football calendar the final of the copa libertadores but the share it's not just another title clashes to the biggest rivals in the game meet and the double header and final reports. never before in the fifty eight year old competition of two teams from the same country mix in the latin america's gordie's final that has happened this between two of the world's great his wife was in peak condition is a four or five mystery. in the last few months riva have improved a lot unbeaten for a long time they have got a well balanced team and must be strong contenders they were better than river in the semifinals. the six times witness the first game will be played in the daunting stadium before some of the world's most passionate and expectant fans.
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every block a fan has dreamt of a final against riva plight and what could be better than an international told wilt it's a dream come true. the ultimate i'll be in the clouds i'd rather win this in the national championship or see argentina win the world cup at ground ten times the size could not accommodate all of focus fans and the frustration is tangible number one already i mean one side of a divided city a divided country outside the people who don't have club juniors in the working class area of one of cyrus a stark contrast to here just fifteen kilometers a world away river play known as the millionaire set in the affluent pneumonias neighborhoods a clash of styles of culture and history three times with his of the river plate of some catching up to do he's a not the only two clubs in one of cyrus although it sometimes feels that way so why such intense rivalry. as they were neighbors then became big clubs that began
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to win championships at the same time that's where the rivalry was born then they've always been opposites river the million is for the people but the dreams and expectations this side of when osiris a no that's intense i want i want boca do you want to know why i've lived the good and the bad with river relegation is when we always be book. i've been coming here for forty years and this would be the best deal in my life i was historic it's what i want more than anything in life hopefully will do it i the phrase it's only football has never resonated in argentina least of all now they calling it the mega final the super super classical they don't know what's ok. where we could use this is river plate in the little gordie's final mascot is what more could you want. to ensure and then if you see it on one side of us.
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it's recap the headlines right now the saudi iraqi coalition fighting the war in yemen has asked the u.s. to stop refueling its aircraft it says it now has the capacity to resupply the fighter jets the u.s. says it supports the decision the top administration has been under pressure to limit its assistance in a war that's created a huge humanitarian crisis. sure a lot sure sure along pardon me the president of the policy center has dissolved parliament and declared a snap election on january fifth it comes just hours after his party admitted that it did not have enough parliamentary support for its designated prime minister political turmoil has been heightened since the president sacking of his prime minister last month to big wildfires in the u.s. state of california have left thousands homeless and killed at least nine people five of them were found and their cars in the northern town of paradise and that
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town was pretty much completely destroyed and while all residents of the southern city of malibu have in order to leave their homes. after tomorrow we're expecting another one so and so there is not going to be any relief in relation to this firefight broke here until you get our forefathers and our first responders who are doing all they can to protect lives the property move. at least eleven people have been killed as heavy rains caused flash flooding across jordan tourists were forced to run for higher ground in petra as they came to an ancient city and one of its most popular destinations almost four thousand visitors had to evacuate the area dozens of people were injured but rental rain began on friday afternoon. saudi arabia's former spy chief says the kingdom will never allow an international investigation into the murder of saudi journalist. prince turki al-faisal added
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that he expects riyadh will fully investigate shot she's dead and he insists there was no cover up saudi arabia has been under pressure from many parties including the united nations to allow an end to president probe into what happened to jamal khashoggi. those are the headlines to keep it here on al-jazeera there is much more news throughout the day and our stories next. on currency the cost u.s. sanctions on iran are back as europe barrels to step into line we'll look at how difficult it is to resist the financial minds of the dollar plus china insists its economy is opening up the latest of the trade war with the us counting the cost on al-jazeera. one hundred years after the end of world war one there is another war one of world vision's ideologies of the french and us presidents classes leaders gather in paris for the imitate events how dangerous are these differences and how close are we to another global conflict this is inside story.
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of the program i'm richelle carey it was the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month and became a pivotal moment in world history and marked the armistice agreement that officially ended world war one and this weekend one hundred years later we are some more than fifty countries are gathered in france for commemorative events but the solemn occasion is being overshadowed by deep divisions between transatlantic allies this week the french president call for a european army to defend itself from potential threats from nations such as russia china and markedly the united states and global philosophy is at odds with the u.s. president on a nationalist america first agenda how stark are the divisions between those ideologies of trump and mccrone there's
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a lot to discuss with our guests first jordan on how the u.s. got involved in the first world war. on april second one nine hundred seventeen u.s. president woodrow wilson issued the battle cry the world must be made safe for democracy many americans approved of the decision to go to war against germany and its allies a government that is running amok but despite the headlines and propaganda efforts just as many americans opposed fighting in the so-called great war the u.s. historian michael kazin described the antiwar movement in his recent book war against war it did seem like a war that was in the american national interests seem like a war that most europeans had not wanted to fight in the first place so there was a sense that if america got involved the war it would only make the i.c.'s more militarist country which is just the fall face so in the european powers that had
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gone to war in the first place even so kazan says the impact of the war on us society was far reaching some suffragist leveraged women's performance in the workplace to convince congress they should have the right to vote black soldiers including the harlem hell fighters who fought in france discovered their service did not protect them from racism after the war and that inspired the work of civil rights activists in the decades ahead and the us started a long running debate about what it means to be a global power economically militarily and diplomatically. wilson had resisted calls to enter the war since it began in one nine hundred fourteen but after a german u. boat torpedo the cargo ship aztec on april first getting congress to declare war was easy by the time the armistice was signed on november eleventh one thousand nine hundred eighteen one hundred sixteen thousand u.s. troops had died either in combat or because of the flu pandemic kazan says that
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does not mean the antiwar movement had failed what the story there to we're moving doing what one can teach us is that it's crucial for americans for people for the nation to force their politicians and their media. and their businesses those of other businesses to. think very carefully about this decision because once you decide to go to war there's no going back an important insight one hundred years on especially given that americans still don't agree on when and why the u.s. should go to war rosalyn jordan al-jazeera washington. joining us now from coventry david lees he is lecturer in french that he set warrick university and coeditor of contemporary france and in berlin thorston
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inventor director of the global public policy and to welcome to the program gentlemen we appreciate it so there's been a a lot of late up to that this commemoration these anniversary events and paris and over the past few days french president mandela made a call for a you or european force to defend europe specifically naming russia china and the u.s. i want to start with you david how did those remarks strike you. well in many ways i think this is this is nothing new it in some ways the macro he he's positioning himself as a kind of dominant leader of the french nation and of course richard is perceived to be a threat by many european powers including germany in the u.k. but the difference here there of course is the image to the usa has the potential challenge now this comes in the context of donald trump threatening to withdraw u.s. funding from nato and micro is a real he's a real fun of the the so-called supranational bodies so particular the european
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union and also nato and he sees the french role in both of those organizations being significant so for micro in some ways this is an opportunity this isn't self as being a leader of those two organizations and say france be pushed to the world stage i think he's recent jostling for position here today many ways i think we need to draw a line between the rhetoric of the macro and the reality is a situation a chronic trump appeared to enjoy a very close personal relationship whereby here in the rhetoric around what micron is saying this appears to be sort of more of a challenge in a position of trying to force france to the top of the national agenda so i wouldn't i wouldn't read too much into this and are are your parents even on on the same page with that crawl when it comes to that day that i'll get to in just a moment or sense i wouldn't say so no i think my cry is he has his own political agenda to try and means of course this is a man here is actually very in popular moments domestically in france he's somebody
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you need. popularity in in france and he's concerned i think it's a killer about his domestic economic agenda his came to power promising economic reforms to the french state nobody's been seen yet and so really there are people in france wondering what exactly mccrum is going to do now whenever a french president looked to try and position himself as a kind of key of eda overseas this year and their popularity and challenge to so micro. so it's that left wing away from its lack of popularity when you look at the u.k. that is i'm going to go for example in threes may in the u.k. there's clearly a sense that actually european defense agency or you can i mean it's not going to happen is not something which is a priority and in particular because of the u.k.'s contacts to break this that's playing on the number one priority the moment so micro in some ways is an outlier ready enough and either say it's every day every this year around rhetoric around political domestic agenda and anything else person how did it strike you when. that
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way. i mean that the context seemed pretty reasonable it was a speech or remarks he gave leading up to the anniversary of the end of the first world war where he warned against the poison of aggressive nationalism that is spreading in europe again and across the world he warned against the aggressive author of terrorism of china and russia and against the division that europe for the internal division that europe divisions that europe needs overcome those are all very reasonable remarks what he said with this kind of real european army that he wanted and also this off hand remark that it's partly put possibly also directed against the u.s. that struck me as somewhat odd i mean it's it's partly in tradition with some of the some of the previous rhetoric but it overshoots the previous rhetoric i think quite considerably and i'm not sure why charles that it wasn't embedded in
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a broader policy initiative that hasn't there hasn't been any follow up in the u.s. and france are allies does it concern you that this is what the rhetoric has become between two countries that are supposed to be allies david i'll let you take that first i do think this way it's kind of a matter of positioning yourself is it hearing to be in this kind of long tradition of anti-americanism in france this is something which goes back at city one thousand nine hundred twenty and beyond and more recently after the second world war it was a significant level nancy americanism which is of course encouraged by charles to go numb up krum see themselves as being a goal at least in some way seen as kind of directly heritage some of charles de gaulle policy solutions to those ideas around france's role in the world stage so i'd say in some ways moment for us doing here is kind of a ping to go as language but in a context where there is no more cold war it's a very different political economic landscape from the one nine hundred sixty one to go in power so we want to bring someone else into the conversation now from
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brussels theresa fallon's going to join the conversation director of center for russia your. asia studies we appreciate your time and i want to bring you into the conversation and ask you the same question that i put to the gentleman that in the last few days france for france's president mad men well background pardon me made reference to wanting a european force to defend europe specifically against threats in russia china that's not surprising but he made the united states as well i'd be curious to know your thoughts your reaction to those remarks well we saw donald tusk say the same thing several months ago i think this is a worrying narrative especially since transplanted relations have been very strong for the last seventy years and this is not helpful i think this is in response to the trumpet ministration. way the pulling out of iran agreement also climate change pulling out of that agreement and also the tariff or so instead of working with the europeans the trumpet ministration has unfortunately had the approach of upsetting
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everyone at the same time allies as well as adversaries and instead of working together with them they've actually turn them against the u.s. now this new program that. the crown has mentioned i mean i wonder how this will work sitting as they do in brussels how this will work with tesco because pascoe is made up of twenty five members and this is kind of a coalition of the willing it also pulls in the u.k. which is traditionally not interested in some sort of european armies of this is an interesting creation of a coalition of the willing and how this will affect nato will it help or will it compete with nato in the future is also problematic i think everyone would be happy if europe did more heavy lifting the u.s. is involved in three theaters right now and if your did more heavy lifting in its own region i think that would be very much appreciated and i want to bring bring up something to get a good point that she said that there maybe it is a fair critique that europe could do more of the heavy lifting and some would say that that's what donald trump has been trying to get to it's just maybe not perhaps
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the most. a diplomatic way that he says things and less is honest he's actually insulted a lot of allies bit and said things that just weren't actually true about you know they owe the us money etc etc having said that do you think he has a fair critique of course i mean he does have a point to europeans are not doing their share to collective security within nato and. european allies or everybody agreed to a two percent spending goal in terms of g.d.p. and many countries including germany are not moving closer toward that goal at least not fast enough and saw too many americans including donald trump for european allies come across as needy whiney allies and free riders and he ticklers this in a pretty crass kind of way but i think he does have an underlying point that europe
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needs to shape up in needs to invest in its own capabilities in order to be a credible ally that the u.s. also takes seriously and also to prepare for the eventuality that the u.s. will call it quits and no longer underwrite an unconditional security guarantee for europe which is not a very improbable consolation in the coming decades u.s. president on a trump is a self identified nationalist he specifically use that word a few weeks ago in a rally he embraced and he said yeah go ahead and call me that. what might that mean going forward what do you see that potentially meaning. well i think it's a very real risk of isolationism is there i think and it's clear in terms of the the rhetoric around trump and most recently of course in the midterm election campaign season as he said not only the nationalist as a kind of in the french time close nationalists us to say you know closing the
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borders protecting the nation states against sort of foreign influence i think the real risk of course of the u.s. withdrawals as we've been saying from from europe and we draw also those old geezer lines says and particularly when it comes to helping western european countries with that offense the real risk i think is that this heightens it's tension between opposite tension between the likes of trump them across as they try and sort of appear to be the powers in on the world stage the real there is there's also quite serious concerns around the future of the european union of course and the future of some of the major powers in europe angela merkel's term who comes in and shortly micro is trying to become the leader in in the european union but it comes at a time lag of moments and it's really in elsewhere or at postulating around the idea of removing their own nation states from the european union so they come the real the real risk is my take we've got boxes the the package the run of the stuff the program around us station is and this is for the first war and indeed for
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a second mobile where the risk is of the kind of you know the rise of the populous government parts in western europe or else way to russia might lead to some kind of central conflict so that's a real risk i think everyone you know all part was received trying trying to avoid done but still you know france germany western europe were absolutely want to avoid a situation where by their death huge security might be placed risk traces or what about that there have been a lot of as you would say populist some would say nationalist some would just say a flat out far right leaders that are gaining hole that are taking around and a lot of places some european countries some and south america what is the state of liberal democracies right now. i think they're under threat and things are going to get worse before they get better as i expect the global economy to be slowing down in europe we see great concerns with hungry and poland so it's interesting that this edu that mccrone has put together did not include poland which is
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a major. player in eastern europe so we see kind of a paradox with mccrone because it talks about multilateralism but at the same time he's kind of fracturing the e.u. because there is pascoe this organized group within the e.u. and by just working with this coalition of the willing. carved out of some member states only central eastern european or. part of that region is sonia so he kind of pull it out largely because of. the current government that we've seen an interesting development there with the polish president when he visited the united states he discussed having a camp trunk and this kind of speaks to a much larger issue that poland doesn't feel that other european member states would come to protect them if there should be any sort of invasion from russia so the fact that a european member states is turning to the u.s. not nato but to the u.s. for kempe trump speaks largely to you know lack of faith in the europeans coming to
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their rescue or to protect them. you mentioned this a little bit ago about merkel soon will not be on the international stage anymore what does that mean for europe. i mean first of all i think the broader context is that germany has been dealing with its own internal political turmoil for the past year and has been the last year for germany's role in europe and germany's rule in in the world chancellor merkel is weakened as a result once she departs the stage where that next year the year there after a new leader will be there the real question is whether we have a functioning coalition government that has a clear agenda to engage at the international stage that can be done without americal of course for experience at the global stage will be lacking but there will be a new german chancellor and teare she will be able to kind of slowly you know fit
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fill the field issues but the broader issue is whether there will be increasing volatility and instability in the in the german domestic political situation and that would greatly curtail germany's ability to play a constructive role in europe and beyond ok. david. obviously the brics it actually happening in approved is obviously was indicative of some issues that were bubbling up in the e.u. but now that it is it is happening what do you think it is indicative of in the future what role is that playing in the shifting and changing dynamics in the. what i think i mean the obviously the u.k. will draw from the european union that would change to some extent the nature of the group and not usually because as we've been hearing the u.k. traditionally doesn't like being involved in too many in europe but i think the
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real the real risk is the the knock on effect regs it might have it brings it perceived to be a success and that's very much in doubt at the moment there and the there are some some party some political parties on the extreme right and secular across europe who will look to try and draw examples of bragg's it's an attempt to remove their you know if they're successful electorally survey their nation states from from the european union. and in france of course we've led by no mean of that at the moment currently call it. there is always try to draw france and it is from the euro zone and century future in fifty years from the european union it is today we have the northern the believe in power we've already talked like germany the rise of the end of the door slam events there's a real risk that the populace parties using sample from bragg's it and trying to train she some kind of referendum or at least some votes some meaningful votes on there on the net and then nation states roll in europe i would suggest really this
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depends largely on whether or not breaks as easy as an economic and political success that's not given any by any means at the moment and it looks as though really the nation kind of the nature of the u.k.'s relationship with europe after the break it will really depend on whether those populists parties in france italy germany elsewhere to try and draw in those examples that are moments i would say you know currently that special and that promise leadership the future of the e.u. is relatively stable it just depends really on how things emerge over the next few years with the u.k. theresa how. does any if the answer is yes how how does russia benefit from all of. the turmoil. i hope that's not too harsh of a word but all the uncertainty with what's happening with so many countries in europe right now and and the relationship between europe and the us does russia benefit from that this is russia's long term interests they don't like the e.u. and they don't like nato so seeing
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a fracturing as we've seen across europe it's far easier to play member states off each other no nato has really helped keep the peace for all these decades and i think it's a shame it shouldn't be underwritten or if if this group can work together with nato i think it would be a very positive thing but fragmentation is always dangerous. the question is you know old wine in new bottles i mean how much funding that's always the key question where's the money coming from and will it replicate what's going on it made a we no one wants that so russia and china we should speak about both of them together because in the national security strategy of the u.s. they put both of them into the same basket and i think traditionally europeans tend to see china as kind of far away nothing that we really have to worry about but we've seen recent exercises with russia from the black sea to the mediterranean two years ago and last summer in the baltic sea so i think this is kind of showing
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europeans that you know russia and china are here together performing these exercises and that it's harder to kind of write china off as being further away also china's first overseas base was opened in djibouti which is right here in europeans neighborhood so i think europeans have to think of a larger geo political landscape traditionally your opinion says they don't do geopolitics but don't think they have that luxury any longer the world is changing the world is shifting that's why we're having this conversation it is a completely different world now obviously than it was one hundred years ago everything is different but could you ever see a scenario where there could be another world conflict a world war. of course i mean we should never rule this out and tourism mention the heating up of rhetoric between china and the us if there is a war between china and the us this will have very far reaching very very stream
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is serious consequences saw of course we stumbled into world war one that's the that's the historic history lesson a lot of individuals than expected we got the piece wrong that's what we're celebrating hundred years of armistice and and peace. and then stumble again or look into wonder aloud world war two to happen so i think we have a resurgence of nationalism and that's breeding ground for future conflicts so we can't rule it out but i want you to respond to that real quickly as well when i think i think we rely on people behind the things that we said we would like somebody with a kind of sense of i guess behind donald trump behind someone like me in my car and i kind of i hope you know first along this is we've been able to maintain peace in europe who will we be able to rely on on diplomacy to work its way i'd like to think that regardless of how the rhetoric gets we will be able to avoid you know
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kind of a war in the same way as it turned into a traditional there's a loss that will and i'm conflict which involves people if not millions of people what is the risk i think now is more like the kind of said logical war involving some kind of cyber warfare you know the real the real risk to china and us complex ok and teresa i don't see any easy solutions or many challenges ahead but i think we all need to work together and with one voice to prevent and hopefully. continue the peace and we should remember all this on november eleventh so lately it's a perfect final word thank you all for the conversation reset it very much story so fallon and david lee's and thorsten ben are. and thank you for watching and see the program again any time if it is at our website at al-jazeera for the discussion on our facebook page facebook dot com forward slash a.j. and side story can also join the conversation on twitter our handle less at eighty eight inside story from the richelle carey it attains i think.
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we shall carry this is out there on live from doha also coming up. more uncertainty for sri lanka as the president dissolves parliament and orders snap elections. spreading inferno people in california speak city of malibu ordered to leave their homes nine people are killed in two wildfires in the u.s. state. living in fear in the philippines critics say the president's crackdown on drugs is making the situation worse. in the saudi emirate a coalition fighting the war and yemen has asked the u.s. to stop refueling its aircraft it says it now has the capacity to resupply the fighter jets and the u.s. says it supports the decision to drop administration has been under pressure to
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lend its assistance in a war that's created a huge humanitarian crisis is following the story from nearby. there will be. a call by the united states. the main part of the support that the sold in the coalition gets from the united states but it has been the most divisive because of the massive civilian casualties witnessed in yemen by the sooty in the whole nation now they are other aspects of the support the united states is giving this led coalition including this as well as. the sharing of intelligence including the positions in various parts of the country which they've been targeting. to continue meanwhile in the city there you the fighting is still going on outside the city most of the residents of the city say they're confined to their homes because of. stray bullets and also aerial bombardments that of killed
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dozens of people in the past few days. you coalition have launched a free. all this city they want to take you to the fighters because they believe it has been the main. point of whole the fight is the united nations of the officials operating in yemen are warning of a catastrophic humanitarian crisis if the fighting affects the operation of the port of the that which is the entry point home of them and of yemen. as a. decision many government forces. coalition make a push to retake. warn that thousands of people have been trapped by the fighting and the hayward reports. on the edge of her day the battle for territory is
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intensifying it is a relentless spite with both sides claiming they are making gains. is the prize at the center of this nearly seventy percent of yemen's commercial imports pass through the city's pools of practically. who un supervised eight pro-government ports is backed by saudi arabia say a major offensive is now underway to try to take head data back problem rebel fighters the ones that have remained in order. of food water and sanitation this city of his goods basic needs like food the prices of basic commodities have double. doors million for structurally caused because and schools have closed because of the war. the who thing you say they are also implicating heavy losses on saudi backed is this war which is poor years old began when the point is captured the capital sanaa
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a coalition led by saudi arabia then launched a major campaign to try to restore the government recognized by the international community since then the country has descended into chaos and in a place where war has become a daily politeness appliable hunger has become the norm one child under five in yemen dies every ten minutes the diseases which are killing them are entirely preventable half a million people have fled the area around to data since june when government forces try to recapture the city but many in the poor city there is no escape and little chance of outside help while the number of those remaining in is difficult to gauge. the hours of worried that people needing to flee for safety are unable to do so or their traps by military operations which are increasingly confining populations and cutting off exit routes there are a continued cool spring and
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a political solution to be found for yemen these so far have been ignored with neither side willing to compromise and the heywood is there a saudi arabia's former spy chief says the kingdom will never allow an international investigation into the murder of saudi journalist. prince turki al-faisal made the comments while addressing the international peace institute he added that he expects saudi arabia will fully investigate and insists there was no cover up under pressure from many parties including the united nations to allow an end dependent. kingdom. it will never accept. foreign. as other countries have refused to allow. international tribunals. two to base you gate horrific acts that have happened either on their soil or elsewhere committed by their citizens so
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the kingdom. is not going to accept an international tribunal to look into. something that is saudi and. saudi you do your system is. running and. it will take its course. as president not a policy the senate has dissolved parliament and declared a snap election for january fifth comest as hours after his party admitted that it did not have enough parliamentary support for its designated prime minister this is the latest move in a political power struggle that was triggered by the president sacking of his prime minister last month the president of sri lanka. you seeing the constitutional power was available to leave as dissolved the palace the reasons for the dissolution ease the need to go back to the peace but
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to find that would dictate to come out of this political impasse and i'll fernandes has more from colombo. also the prime minister on the vicar missing and party leaders of his coalition see that they will appeal the president's decision to dissolve parliament and essentially put this to the supreme court asking them to recognize the fact that his decision was in violation of the country's constitution now the constitution amended in the nineteenth amendment says that the parliament cannot be dissolved until it completes four and a half years of this decision for those over a year short of that deadline but the president is defending his decision in fact newly appointed government ministers in a press conference a short while ago have said that the president's decision is in keeping with the constitution now there are mixed reactions among sri lanka's general public that all those who feel that presidents are saying it took the right decision given the
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kind of constitutional crisis that was brewing there are others who say this is a death knell for democracy obviously a lot of ground to be covered in the coming hours in the coming days before we see oh how and in what form this of fiction because future at least eleven people have been killed as heavy rains cause flash flooding across jordan tourists are forced to run for high ground in the kingdom's ancient city and one of its most popular destinations almost four thousand visitors had to evacuate the area and dozens of people were injured when chill rain began on friday afternoon. to big wildfires in the u.s. state of california have killed at least nine people and left thousands of others homeless five of those who were killed were found in their cars in the northern town of paradise which is completely destroyed and all residents of the southern city of malibu have been ordered to leave their homes state of emergency has been
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declared in the state as sixteen wildfires continue to cause widespread destruction . after tomorrow we're expecting another one day event sunday so there's not going to be any relief in relation to this firefight but i can tell you that our foreign fighters and our first responders are doing all they can to protect lives the property of the environment region. report from the tora county. fire is ripping through southern california with high winds driving columns of flame and smoke from the mountains to the sea. tens of thousands of homes are threatened many have already been destroyed my friend's house is totally bundt i don't know but mine you're fearful that your house will burn yes. ok. very. residents of the wealthy seaside enclave of malibu are fleeing under
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a mandatory evacuation order the fires sprang up thursday night the source is still not known but intense wind gusts rapidly spread the blaze through bone dry chaparral and brush into communities how we got the back and i said i'm not going to remember storms have done what you think you became a good parent a huge tower of smoke rose thousands of meters into the sky and the smoke made air quality hazardous for people with respiratory problems california's acting governor gavin newsom has declared a state of emergency and while authorities say most people heeded their warnings and evacuated when they were told to we are also told by authorities that there have been some deaths firefighters are working desperately to keep up with the fast moving widespread blazes when you have forty fifty sixty mile an hour winds blowing fire at your heels the importance is to get people out of harm's way and get them
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to safety. in. northern california the town of paradise turned tech overnight these incredible pictures show a tornado of fire raging there the entire town is believed to have been destroyed twenty seven thousand people fled the area twenty year old colton person field shot this cell phone video as he drove through hellish conditions outside paradise he somehow made it to safety severe fires have ravaged large areas of california since october of last year now the state is once more witnessing nature's fury at its worst robert oulds al-jazeera westlake village california still ahead on al-jazeera . yes it is rather cool using simple high powered lies to gently nudge decided gently gently nudge. space to breathe one would. take it by taking.

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