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challenges and plans going forward. on that attack and and there's some pushback from human rights. michelle talks to al-jazeera. the french president in damage control emanuel micron rushes back from the g. twenty after the worst urban riots in france in decades. santa maria this is the world news from al-jazeera a call for urgent action in poland with close to two hundred countries amazing amid warnings about the impact of climate change which the u.s. and china agree not to impose new tires from now as they worked as
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a result of their trade dispute and the murder overshadows the saudi crown prince's diplomatic engagement again this time opposition groups to announce his visit tomorrow. so the french government's considering imposing a state of emergency after a third weekend of nationwide protests over rising fuel prices president emanuel mccrone flew back from the g. twenty summit in argentina for an emergency meeting with government leaders that includes the prime minister edward felipe who canceled his trip global climate change cup summit in poland earlier was out on the streets he headed into the center of the city to assess the damage from saturday's protests for themselves and also to thank the firefighters and security forces because for hours thousands of the yellow vest protesters demanded next month's proposed rise in fuel tax was ditched and then that mccoy. one of the resigned cars were torched shops vandalized
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the out to triumph was painted with graffiti police arrested at least four hundred people and there were one hundred thirty injuries reported as well so the latest now with david chaser who has been covering these protests back in our bureau now david any news from this cabinet meeting we know it's over and we don't know the result we know that one of the options on the table was the reintroducing a state of emergency here but we don't know whether that was accepted or not there's been no official statement so most of the political commentators here are of the speculating as to what might have happened and we've yet to hear from president emmanuel mackerel since he landed back on french soil of course we heard him condemning what happened during the the rioting on saturday from the podium in argentina but at the moment as you said we've only seen him talking to veterans
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under the arc de triomphe that symbolic piece of architecture which marks the tomb of the unknown soldier from world war one and the eternal flame burns that was desecrated in no uncertain terms by the demonstrations then he went off to meet the the the farmer and the security forces who were on the front line for him during the course of the demonstration and many of them have been complaining their unions particularly about the fact that they ran out of tear gas they ran out of stun grenades they had still some water but they had to dip in and get special permission to dip into the reserves of paris to keep the tear gas coming so an extraordinary situation and we've yet to hear from him about what his reaction to it all is on the streets though david and you've been making this point all day i still think it's worth reiterating is about the different protesters who are out on the streets doing very different things.
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that's right i mean the shans elisei and the five thousand or so yellow vests protesters that i was with to begin with during the course of the day acted completely peacefully and calmly but then things began to deteriorate around the ark to try and this was an entirely different group i spent many hours with them in the up the tree of i saw they were doing i saw the graffiti beings sprayed on the side of one group of protesters went around the eternal flame to protect it while the vandalism was occurring all around them so that this was a very different group this wasn't the main yellow vest rebellion these were extremists from the left and the right to you often see the joining in on these sort of protests and all they had to do to disguise themselves was put on the other vest very easy for them but the government has a difficult task here on the horns of
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a dilemma if you like what do they do to turn their back against the violence make sure that there are no concessions because of that violence but yet again they have to hear the demands of the yellow vest rebellion who are saying that his is his price hikes are falling on the poorest shoulders the people who can't afford that should bear those costs will have to wait and see what he says if he says anything later on today and talked again soon thanks david chaytor in paris. thousands of people are out marching in belgium this sunday calling for action from governments around the world to reach the goals set out in the paris climate agreement this rally's been passing the european commission headquarters actually in brussels it's been held as the cup twenty four summit begins in holden's there you've got envoys from well most of the nations in the world gathering for that event hoping to agree on policies to regret address climate change the paris agreement which was signed in two thousand and fifteen was supposed to hold average temperature increases to less than one and
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a half degrees celsius but the us isn't withdrawn from the deal leading to concerns about its viability and all the time the world has continued to experience more extreme weather events is a clock with more thousands of scientists politicians and leaders of industry meeting in poland perhaps the most important climate conference there's ever been the challenge to unite on how to implement the paris agreement of two thousand and fifteen which aims to shift the world away from fossil fuels and to limit the rise in global temperatures to between one of the half degrees celsius and two degrees celsius that agreement is jus to come into force in less than two years time in twenty twenty but a report from the united nations shows that the world is completely off track heading instead towards three degrees celsius and that is twice the recommended rate of warming and as this year has proven time is on no one side. you know well currently one degree celsius warmer than pre-industrial times the fingerprints of
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climate change and its human impact becoming increasingly apparent. and not just in the developing world. the worst wildfires in california history last month led to multiple deaths and extraordinary destruction they had. demonic plants is the only way i can put it it's like our eyes are gone you know our lives everything we have is gone now more and bigger wildfires are predicted around the world as temperatures increase. right now in afghanistan drought is tightening its stranglehold thousands of families have lost everything there are reports of children being sold off to pay off debt or buy food. across the world drought will worsen with increasing famine as heat waves strengthen. the living seas have led to more ferocious hurrican cyclons forming over the world's oceans and when they hit land from florida to the philippines the effects a catastrophic especially as rising sea levels mean even more destructive storm
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surges. ice sheets are retreating ecosystems are under pressure. and all the while greenhouse gas emissions have reached record levels at a time when scientists say they need to be radically reducing. these impacts. maybe increase as we go toward one hundred five degrees and further increase for two degrees so what one point five degrees allows us is to keep the rate of change at the nub of that makes these intakes more manageable for society as this is devastation in the united states comes as a u.s. government report projects losses to the u.s. economy in future decades hundreds of billions of dollars every year one man disagrees i don't believe in hell no i don't believe it believe it or not the science says this is no time for action. failure to act means more disasters in the
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emergencies and their pollution that could cost the global economy as much as twenty one three million u.s. dollars by twenty fifty. since those euphoric scenes in paris three years ago there's been plenty of backsliding on national promises to reduce c o two emissions there is now a tremendous gap between what's required and what's being done and experts say that path leads to widespread poverty and global insecurity the gap these to close in poland over the next fortnight now the un report warns will pass a temperature rise of one of the half degrees celsius within twelve years unless countries slash their emissions by five times their planned amount and that will impact hundreds of millions of people on every continent on the globe exacerbating the risk of drought floods extreme heat and poverty those who know the sun's they say the urgency of this climate conference in poland cannot be overstated
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a little earlier i spoke to fail thornhill about this he's a climate activist former national coordinator for the campaign against climate change. this conference is not going to come up with anything dramatic it's only the way it's set up it might come up with a set of rules if we're lucky for the for the and effective set of rules for the powers agreements but we're limited by the paris agreement itself the commitments that nations have made and not enough to to take to combat climate change and worse than that the politics around climate change has got worse since the climate agreement i mean global politics since then has been defined pretty much by the rise of a right wing populism i mean trump in the u.s. but also not only in brazil so the real battlefield is not within the talks. the
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ballot failed to to act effectively. combat climate change it's really in the political arena outside the talks and it's it's finding some kind of effective response to the new. right wing populism that it hits this wagon to a greater or lesser degree of climate denialism so we need an effective response to that from has a great to delay increasing trade tariffs on chinese imports at least for the next ninety days the u.s. and chinese president met at the g twenty summit on saturday and said they'll use the time to try to resolve their differences the u.s. was planning to boost tariffs on two hundred billion dollars worth of chinese goods from next year the chinese are agreed to by what it's describing is a very substantial amount of american farm energy and industrial goods more from our china correspondent adrian brown in beijing. well the governments of both china and the united states are putting
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a positive spin on the outcome of these talks but this is not a deal it is a truce a temporary cease fire because the white house is still warning that if after the ninety day period there is still no agreement between china and the united states on their many trade issues then the united states will impose tariffs on two hundred billion dollars worth of chinese goods that's on top of terrorists that already apply to two hundred fifty billion dollars worth of chinese goods now the chinese foreign minister wang ye has says that he hopes there could be more exchanges and visits between the two sides just before the talks president xi jinping said he was very happy to be meeting president donald trump and the best option for china and the united states was cooperation but there remains a fundamental areas of disagreement between these two sides especially in the area of force technology transfer and the fact that the united states says that u.s. companies that want to do business here in china have to enter into fifty fifty
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joint venture arrangements and then hand over their know how the united states is saying that has to stop there is one area though i think where president xi jinping is unlikely to yield and that concerns his industrial policy known as made in china twenty twenty five this is his aim to make china a world leader in technologies of the future things like artificial intelligence and robotics but the united states is saying that china will do this by heavily subsidizing the companies involved and it says that has to stop president xi jinping has maintained that it won't. still ahead for you on al-jazeera why israeli police are recommending bringing charges against the prime minister benjamin netanyahu and his wife and changing lives from outer space a russian company has another go at sending in who can print it's of the international space station.
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probably weather looks pretty good across southern china over the next couple of days central parts on the other hand well see some clouds and it dates and right you can see that think it will out there pushing up towards shanghai stands a little way inland as we go on through monday it will become a good little more organized for tuesday sink a little further south with hong kong stays fine and dry twenty eight celsius safety in fact high so some warm sunshine continuing here looking pretty kate then what a woman sunshine to in say were central parts of india and all the marys as well was a chance of more in the way of cloud of rain down into the south someone not to cash in showers as we go on through monday they both easily winds of course just dragging the moist air from the by a big goal down towards a southeastern corner of india a similar picture there for sri lanka standing a little further north which as we go on through choose day so some of that wetter
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weather just edging up into on top of that push further north you've got some lines of cloud coming through so with the possibility of a few spots of rain but essentially it should be dry karachi's dry thirty celsius here so temperatures two across the arabian peninsula but some pieces of cloud down towards the gulf of aden but i think it should stay lotty dry wanted to know the passes saudi but find dry woman sunny here into. xenophobic violent and beating the drum for an ethnic civil war in the heart of europe. infiltrates one of the continent's fastest growing far right organizations. and exposes links to members of the european parliament so. our. generation paid. a special tupac investigation coming soon on the.
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back with al-jazeera and the headlines this hour the french president has held an emergency meeting with his cabinet following saturday's nationwide protests earlier emanuel assess the damage caused by the violence iris the protesters want micron to resign over his economic reforms thousands of people are. calling for action on climate change this is being held as envoys from almost two hundred countries are gathering at the top summit in poland hoping to agree on ways to stop the planet from overheating. and president donald trump has agreed to delay increasing trade
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tariffs on chinese imports at least for the next ninety days the u.s. and chinese presidents math at the g twenty summit on saturday and said use this time to try to resolve their differences. the saudi crown prince has arrived in mauritania for a short visit mohammed been summoned was greeted in the capital not by the moreton in president and the opposition there was denouncing the visit saying the crown prince has damaged the interests of muslims worldwide. as this update from the chart. saudi crown prince had arrived like two hours ago he has there received by the mauritanian president mohammad abdel-aziz and they had some talks at the airport and then they went to the palace we don't know and still yet if they will help press conference are not all they will just have
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a press release. mauritanian also it is our very please why this visit and they welcome this as the crown but we can hear some other voices that didn't welcome the presence at all and we can notice for example. a press release from the opposition party is the biggest opposition party is in the in mauritania a very published a press release saying that the france is not welcome at all and that he is doing some not both things for saudi arabia relating to its images and that he is responsible from killing jamelle hotshot very well jamal khashoggi is murder did overshadow much of the g twenty summit the saudi
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crown prince appeared isolated early on the speculation mounted about his alleged involvement in the killing as unofficial reports day two for him was quite different. the saudi crown prince has had a busy day too at the g. twenty he met one on one with the argentinean president and there was an extended meeting with president putin of russia the man who gave him a high five on friday. turkey's president at the one revealed the case of democracy was raised only once in meetings with all the leaders and it was by the canadians he said the saudi crown prince gave what he described as an unbelievable response i asked him what he meant could you elaborate on your comments when you said that the current prince gave an unbelievable explanation when discussing the death of jamal khashoggi you know. when i say unbelievable i mean the following he said that unless the crime is proven you cannot play i'm sorry arabia that was the statement and of course what he said may be valid from
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a legal point of view but we actually talked of by the evidence proving the crime his own official said this was a planned operation the canadian prime minister said he also raised the murder when he came face to face with the saudi royal i also. spoke directly to the crown prince to highlight our concerns and our need for better answers on the killing of. and also the need for an immediate cease fire and humanitarian aid to go to yemen which is the largest humanitarian catastrophe going on in the world right now and is a subject that we brought up repeatedly in various conversations as the pressure grows in the u.s. to take firm action against saudi arabia at a port in a u.s. newspaper the wall street journal claims to seen details of eleven messages the saudi royal sent his closest adviser who oversaw the so-called hit team in istanbul
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the newspaper says this led the cia a america's intelligence agency to conclude mohammed bin someone likely ordered the murder. but america's secretary of state says they still stand by the crown prince have read every piece of intelligence that is in the possession of the united states government and when it is done when you complete that analysis there is no direct evidence linking him to the murder of the saudi crown prince was never going to be ignored or shunned i think gathering of the world's twenty largest economies or diplomatic niceties to be. the real test will be in weeks to come as countries reexamine their relationship with saudi arabia and the man who is effectively in charge. of the g. twenty. iranian military says it will continue test firing missiles as part of its defense program that is in defiance of allegations by the united states that
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teheran carried out a new missile test which violated u.n. security council's iran that the missile program is defensive not offensive which doesn't breach international laws on saturday iran's navy also launched what it says is a new type of radar evading destroyer. israeli police say they have enough evidence to charge prime minister benjamin netanyahu and his wife with accepting bribes they're accused of fraud and breach of trust in dealings with israel's largest telecoms operator who denies any wrongdoing and two other cases against him police have already recommended indicting netanyahu over allegations of accepting gifts from billionaire friends and receiving positive coverage from a newspaper in return for favorable legislation more from. them. it appears the legal woes are mounting for prime minister benjamin netanyahu in this wide ranging corruption investigation that has plagued him and his wife since last
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year on sunday for the third time police recommended he be indicted in this case it involves an israeli company called telecom and police are alleging that prime minister netanyahu doled out regulatory favors in exchange for favorable coverage of him and his wife on a website that the company own it's now this is the third corruption related case that israeli police believe netanyahu should be charged in in february police recommended he face indictment over allegedly accepting almost three hundred thousand dollars in bribes from wealthy businessmen and for attempting to solidify positive coverage of him in israel's biggest newspaper by promising to curtail coverage at one of its rivals in response to these allegations netanyahu has released the same statement he has from the onset he says there is no legal basis for these police recommendations and nothing will materialize from this
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investigation it's important to note that these are simply recommendations by the israeli police only the attorney general has the ability to indict and it could take months to do so as i mentioned this investigation has been in the works since last year now despite what appears to be mounting legal woes for netanyahu his popularity here in israel remains high according to public opinion polls. thousands of opposition supporters in georgia are a protesting over the results of wednesday's presidential vote saying there was widespread electoral fraud they say it helps the ruling party candidates not a major pressure feeley to win the runoff vote and forced to walk as more from tbilisi. georgia is main opposition party and its coalition partners holding this rally to send a message to the government that they do not recognize the results of wednesday's election. really an independent candidate with the backing of the governing
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party win by a large margin she picked up sixteen percent of the vote compared to her main rival grigolo a sad state now of i should say and his supporters believe that the election was months by numerous violations including the creation of fake voter id. the intimidation and violence towards their party activists and a very controversial initiative that the government announced in if a few days before the second round runoff votes this week in which they offered to relief to six hundred thousand georgians and now the opposition and also made means appends in n.g.o.s believe that this was pretty much vote buying on a massive scale so what they're calling for the opposition is early parliamentary elections but that looks like an unrealistic scenario unless they can get huge
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numbers of people onto the streets over the coming days it doesn't look likely at the moment especially given that the international community has already given its support to sell amazing rubbish really but they also notes that there were serious problems with this election process. and they also point out these monitoring groups who oversaw this election that it was both sides not just the government but the opposition against in hates. and in a very negative campaign situation rather than focus on important platform issues and that is. faith in the democratic process here. next wednesday is the date set for the state funeral of george h.w. bush the forty first us president who died in texas on friday at the age of ninety four this time of the white house or nine hundred ninety three was defined by the end of the cold war and then the first gulf war his body will lie in state in the
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capitol for public viewing from monday now they say if you first you don't succeed try try again and certainly that is what one russian company is doing after a failed attempt back in october it is now sending or trying to again a three d. printer into space step bason explains why. this is what three d. printing of living tissue looks like bio increase made of living cells are used to put into thyroid gland this russian company was the first to successfully transplant one into a mouse the next step is to do the same for humans so this is like living material over there actually with us quality of the modern six hundred million people suffer from pyro disorders and there's a long waiting list for transplants printing human organs is considered a game changer in health care because it could save many lifes to be able to print complex tissues that are more similar to those in human bodies scientists say they
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need to send a three d. printer to space. in the kids or for space technology we used a so-called formative technology it looks like make a snowball where you make into snowball you make snowball not layer by layer actually but from different sides and that looks like a. true three thousand college so that's a different technologies and for this type of technology we need to have a microgravity but the first attempt to send a printer to the international space station failed in october when a so you spacecraft crashed shortly after lounge for that moment when you had to do that one more time. the printer and many hours of work were lost but it's hope there will be another opportunity soon and you knew it and only one month to build this new three d. bio printer after the first one was destroyed in the recent so use rocket failure
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if the knock flounce should think it could be a breakthrough in printing human organs a revolutionary technique that could save many lives but also raises major ethical questions. for example the potential to create super humans who can renew and even enhance their organs and live to a very old age and safety concerns if organs can be printed by anyone without medical expertise and how to regulate this if it's done in space this is a very interesting question and i think in outer space there is very difficult to to claim jurisdiction over activity in outer state space and especially i think these kinds of experimenting to use there were to claim. research exceptions and so i will say. it's now is still in blue sky and.
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scientists came to whatever they like at the moment a recent study by the european parliament concluded three d. printing techniques face such deep technical and regulatory barriers that they might never happen the russian company is more optimistic because the co-founder predicts that in ten years' time the first printed organs will be successfully transplanted into humans step fasten jazeera moscow. top stories for you this hour on al-jazeera the french president has held an emergency meeting with his cabinet following saturday's nationwide protests emanuel micron assess the damage caused by the violence in paris the protesters want the crown to resign over his economic reforms are treated with the latest now on this cabinet meeting. we know it's over and we don't know the result we know that one of
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the options on the table was the reintroducing a state of emergency here but we don't know whether that was accepted or not there's been no official statement so most of the political commentators here are wildly speculating as to what might have happened and we've yet to hear from president emanuel mackerel since he landed back on french soil of course we heard him condemning what happened during the rotting on saturday from the podium in argentina in other news thousands of people are marching in belgium calling for action on climate change is being hailed as envoys from almost two hundred countries a gathering of the comp summit in poland hoping to agree on ways to stop the planet's overheating president has agreed to delay increasing trade tariffs on chinese imports at least for the next ninety days the u.s. and chinese presidents met at the g. twenty summit on saturday and said they'll use the time to try to resolve their differences the saudi crown prince says arrived in mara turnier for
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a short visit mohamed bin salman was greeted in the capital no luck shot by them are tiny and president the opposition is denouncing the visit those saying the crown prince is damage the interests of muslims worldwide israeli police say they have enough evidence to charge prime minister benjamin netanyahu and his wife sarah with accepting bribes they're accused of fraud and breach of trust in dealings with israel's largest telecoms operator and yahoo denies any wrongdoing in this and other corruption cases against him thousands of opposition supporters in georgia are protesting over the results of wednesday's presidential vote saying there was widespread electoral fraud they say it helped the ruling party's candidate really to win the runoff vote. and that's my thought for today thank you for your company along with the news hour in about half an hour's time here an al-jazeera after the listening post went on line for you looking at wildlife and how the solutions come
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together to benefit all parties involved that's where we're going to need long term success or if you join a sunset if you could take me around the continent where would you take me you don't have to set up your experiment here experiment in the universe this is a dialogue everyone has a voice you actually raise several interesting point there that some of our community members are going to join the global conversation amount to zero. say what's right for one of the original production of this period of national debt that is. going to that part go. along all right i just started talking point that with out we like radio but nothing generation. hello i'm richard just bird and you're at the listening post here are some of the media stories that we're covering this week.


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