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the coronation weekend to have a kind of stability in thailand so you mentioned that yes there is still so much uncertainty about the election results but being that this is not an absolute monarch what type of power or influence if not direct power influence can the king have over giving people a sense of stability. there is a kind of a social media is a constitutional monarchy so it's a by law and. very much faith in the constitution and sovereignty belongs to the people but over the years i think of the last reigns his late majesty king also accumulated a lot of moral authority people to review of him and from that source of moral authority came some influence some unifying role this stabilizing role that the late king did play time and again a few times but it made a difference in some in the kind of restoring stability and peace when thailand needed it so in
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a new rains. the new king king rama tent inherit inherits that throne inherits that monarchy but monica has a role to kind of maybe unify stabilize time and again so i think that his his majesty will have more like he when he in the days and weeks and months ahead how have the thai people reacted to responded to their new queen. very early days i think that. you know we do have both a king and queen now so i think this completion and in having king and queen for type each of the thailand. i think. people also you know this is a momentous a spacious but also momentous exciting weekend a lot to digest a lot to take. getting used to in a new range and i think people get used to them as the days and months go by.
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bangkok thank you very much. still ahead on al-jazeera the united states announces a new deal on iran's nuclear technology but there is a catch. we shall speak the truth and we shall continue using the law as he does to stand for our right here the latest clash in uganda as pop star turned opposition in pay. now spring is notorious for having whether that changes fairly rapidly in europe it's happening again and if you have a look at where the cloud is moving down from from the north using is an old lee wind this is quite a harsh one some of the origins were in the arctic so at best you got nine degrees and once i say about eleven in london in the sunshine but with a harsh when the nine eleven stretches down to paris as well the boundary of the
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cold air and what's being pumped up from the south is this green obviously so rain some snow on the higher ground in germany and austria as well little light for snow you might think and you'd be right at the be wet and heavy snow and even when it's gone through it's not much warmer twelve degrees but the feed from the south means some of this will be sundries of big downpours of rain enormously for example and to the east of that but it will be over land of the mediterranean the fetus from the sas so this is quite a dusty wind hati share going up to turkey and ng greece you'll notice for the greatest suggests well this dust in there and it will prompt some thunderstorms otherwise it's quite quiet in fact the normally brazen algeria is disappointing it means it's only about eighteen degrees or so on the coast warming slightly on sunday at ninety but otherwise funnily enough it's not that warm despite the sun.
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as we embrace new technologies. rarely do we stop to ask what is the price of this progress what happened was people started getting sick but there was a small group of people that began to think that maybe this was related to become if the job and investigation reveals how even the smallest device used deadly environmental and health conscious we think ok we'll send our you ways to china but we have to remember that air pollution travels around the globe death by design on al-jazeera. this is al-jazeera these are the top stories right now the most powerful storm to hit india in twenty years has moved on to bangladesh cyclon vonnie has weakened
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since making landfall on friday that it left a trail of destruction on india's east coast with winds of up to two hundred kilometers an hour at least sixteen people have been killed so far. north korea has fired several projectiles off its eastern coast a south korean defense ministry says they are not ballistic missiles incident follows a breakdown in relations after the failed camp summit and hanoi last february. the king of thailand has finally been crowned after a morning his father died two and a half years ago. roger ron corning known as king rama ten succeeds his father who reigned for seventy years. because government has given iran's civilian nuclear program some breathing room just today after tightening sanctions on iranian oil exports the u.s. has renewed some sanctions waivers allowing russia china the u.k. and france to work with iran went out facing repercussions the countries are
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involved with iran. civilian nuclear program at three facilities the way versus first introduced under the two thousand and fifteen nuclear core detail u.s. president donald trump withdrew from a year ago at a party as a professor of middle east politics at georgetown university and he says washington's actions are counterproductive and may push iran to withdraw from the two thousand and fifteen nuclear deal it's a temporary position at the end of the day all signs are that the trumpet ministration is going to withdraw those waivers as well as well as going after other forms of trade whatever is left in order to just completely isolate iran and the bizarre situation that iran is facing is that it is now on the more sanctions now when it is actually abiding by an international agreement then it was when it was accused of having violated international agreements now it seems like the plan of the trump industry should is to essentially force the iranians to get
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out of the nuclear deal and once you're out other options open ups opens up for that. bolton. group within the white house and the option they seem to be gearing towards is a military option. and it's a thousands of algerians protested for the eleventh straight week on friday calling for the ruling elite to step down they say they will continue to hold their rallies until their demands are met even through the muslim holy month of ramadan reports. the streets of the capital ring out to calls for change again was thousands taunting they must all leave the us the the scenes where repeated across the country by crowds unhappy with interim president abdulkadir. and prime minister nuri deemed bad to be. supposed to only seven selections on july the fourth but he and other government officials are seen as little more than remnants of the
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regime of president abdullah sees beautifully kind things the protesters are demanding a complete overhaul of the political system. we have to remain patient when a regime ruins a country it's still the people's money humiliates us and runs the country the way they want for more than twenty years we can say that after two months we are tired we can't be tired we have no right to waste this revolution that had the shabby had that. many protesters are opposed to the planned process of transferring power to a newly elected government they fear that some members of the old beautifully kept ministration may be given roles was one of the i'm going to be in the streets during ramadan and we will be heading to you all go away yet with just a moment we would like to change the system entirely we would like to begin again from the start this is in order to start everything from the beginning to reset everything was good a. step forward so close you are almost there is no dialogue this government
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basically judgments we want to negotiate with we told gates a lot has changed the government then will told us if you don't then you won't stop doing. many want on the chief of staff. to step in and remove the political elite but he insists protests to shoot the constitutional process so little hope to push out president putin after twenty years and has promised to crack down on corruption while some algerians support him others are skeptical where this can be possible in sweeping change they demand and until this week change protests across the country looks set to continue. algy samara from israel an opposition leader says he'll fight on to win the support the military but it was urging supporters to march to army bases on saturday to asked soldiers to break ranks with president
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nicolas maduro so far military leaders have remained loyal to a majority meanwhile the lima group of mostly latin american countries has called for a or turn to democracy and venezuela after meeting in the peruvian capital a plane carrying a least one hundred forty three people is crashed into a river in florida the boeing seven thirty seven charter flight was arriving in jacksonville from guantanamo bay when it slid off the runway and into the st john's river these pictures are posted by the local sheriff's department the city's mayor says all crew and passengers on board have been accounted for and the ball outbreak in the east of the democratic republic of congo has now killed more than a thousand people there's been a rapid increase in the number of cases in recent weeks the outbreak began last august and is already the second deadliest ever world health organization says and security has become a major impediment to controlling the virus in affected areas to say fall is the
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assistant director general for emergency response at the world health organization he says fighting this outbreak has presented a huge challenge for help workers. mind concern is really the security because when you have attacked from group you have disruption intervention and difficult access to areas where we need to i don't have the patience and to bussin that people are at risk so any time you have. measured disruption of an increase of the number of cases this is a measure telling the government was really not present oh well the obvious new outbreak seeing more many people coming from outside to into us is a very difficult to understand i do some time you have some local politician manipulating the population you know to get bored so ever since complications are sunk but we are engaging more and more communities to really legs them understand what is going on because a. lot is dying so we are seeing more commitment from zone but the same time
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friends are certain that by is very difficult of full engagement and south sudan rival parties have agreed to delay the formation of a unity government by six months are prisoners the president salva care and rebel leader english are have been meeting in ethiopia's capital addis ababa to try and salvage a peace deal signed last share that they have a resolve several differences ahead of a major deadline to form a government. bigamous opposition politician bobby wine is told al-jazeera he is willing to sit down with president it were a missed seven eight to discuss the challenges facing the country a popular musician turned politician was released after three days in custody for taking part in what authorities called unlawful protests catherine so i reports on kampala. this was the moment you were in the town home on thursday after three days in cassidy for leading protests against a social media talks many of his supporters like young john to his music and
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political views most have grown up with president yoweri in the seventies in charge he's been in power for more than three decades and so would the parliament. wind told al-jazeera his supporters relate to him because of his fight against social injustice we are lucky that we are living in a generation where our molds can not be shot we shall speak the truth and we shall continue using the law as it does do stand for our rights and has a president ever reached out to you to talk about political issues to talk about how to move the country forward things like that. no he has not reached out to me and would you be willing to sit down with him to talk about what's ailing the country and what perhaps can be done better because he is the head of state i would be very glad and very honored to sit with the president and tell him exactly what i am saying now old owner of telling mr president we need to
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respect the law was in another neighborhood isaac where we restore expresses his political stand on a good day he'll make about five dollars selling the street food but after expenses and home bills he's left with very little to save or grow his business in gun would you say more than usual they should reduce the price of wheat the city council should also treat us well stop harassing and overtaxing us. coming like war weary a majority of ugandans are young those we talked to said they don't have jobs poor and frustrated the compiler is considered an opposition stronghold and bobby wine is very popular here but some analysts say if you go to all areas president yoweri museveni is still family in control this was not the bag the people talk to say they're struggling to make plans maids and just want a better life government ministers say their kannan is performing well but not
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growing as fast as the population we have won over the highest rates of population growth so in terms of absolute figures we are more ugandans because of this high rate it did musk's some of the achievements which were just. back at the food store where we are safe he wants to move to a much bigger one and maybe one day a proper restaurant and he tells us if things remain the same politically he does not say he's a constant is changing catherine saw al-jazeera kampala. two palestinians pardon me for palestinians have been killed in two separate incidents in gaza two died in an israeli air strike and central gaza israeli soldiers also opened fire on protesters taking part in weekly demonstrations at the border fence killing two people earlier two israeli soldiers were injured by snipers so-called immersive films are one of the highlights of new york's tribeca film festival but while we've
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been hearing about virtual reality in movie making for a while the technology is yet to go mainstream christian salumi has more on the festival's efforts to change that. the technology on display in the virtual arcade at the try back a film festival is cutting edge from the headsets that allowed viewers to interact with the films to the latest projectors to display them. how hungry people need a leader but storytelling has been around as long as humans themselves and this animated film called cave which takes the viewer back to the days of talking around the campfire actually point the way to the future for virtual reality filmmaking the problem with g.r. is that in some sense everything is made as a movie for an audience of one so you get one percent of the time you get long lines and also people don't get to share it with their friends caves creators made a holographic virtual reality experience that can be shared by up to thirty people
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at once with each audience member's reactions visible to the other as a way to increase profits as well as audience size like we don't want to be art to be something that just because of lack of distribution becomes whether it wants to or not just a small elite to say we want it to be a way for the world to talk to itself a better important issues which i back up program are lauren hammond's concedes that consumers have been slow to buy expensive v.r. headsets for home use the idea of location based experiences and festivals in particular are very important to just exposing the work to audiences the idea of l.b. your location based experiences there was something that cannot be duplicated at home have to do with like this virtual experience called war remains which allows viewers to interact with performers and touch and feel their surroundings on the battlefield as well as see them as dug out with. something
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isn't there other offerings like bonfire allow viewers to make decisions to shape the outcomes of the story. you need to take this mission. bonfire or is an interactive viewer narrative and it's really about you building a relationship with this ilian creature of heartburn and when it comes to try back as cinema three sixty the theater seats twice as many viewers this year at least one sign that organizers expect the audience for v.o.r. will continue to grow kristen salumi al jazeera new york. so the headlines right now on al-jazeera they must powerful storm to hit in the end twenty years has now rates bangladesh cycle and finally has a weekend since making landfall on friday but it's left a trail of destruction along india's east coast at least sixteen people have been killed so far scott high blood is in new delhi what's really the challenge right
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now local officials are saying is trying to get to those areas are most impacted by the storm damage most of the storm down damage we're hearing was because of the high winds yes there's flooding but most right now the biggest concern they're saying are clearing the roads so they can get to these communities that are now cut off including put it that is because there are so many trees that are down and so many power lines that are down and that is really proving to be a problem because one state official saying that there are certain areas that the hardest hit areas are completely without power and their power grid is completely destroyed earth korea has fired several projectiles off its east coast the south korean defense ministry said to detect that the launches but confirm they are not the listing missiles oxygene the u.s. and north korea about its nuclear program stalled in the leaders failed to reach an agreement during a meeting in february. one corn has been crowned as the country's monarch after
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mourning his father for two years can ramattan place the seven point three kilos on his head and in elaborate coronation ceremony mixing buddhist and hindu traditions sixty six year old took the throne after his father died in two thousand and sixteen ending a seventy year reign the us government is giving iran civilian nuclear program some breathing room but comes a day after it tighten sanctions on iranian oil exports but the u.k. china france and russia won't face any repercussions if they continue to work with tehran a plane carrying at least one hundred forty three people has crashed into a river in florida the boeing seven thirty seven charter flight was arriving in jacksonville from guantanamo bay when it slid off the runway and into the st john's river all crew and passengers on board have been accounted for any but the outbreak in the east of the democratic republic of congo has now killed more than one thousand people spent a rapid increase in the number of cases in recent weeks the outbreak began last
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august and it's already the second deadliest ever keep it here inside story is next . a university degree to be a doctor or a teacher but without any study or exam one i want to east investigates the pakistani company at legibly selling fake degrades to the downs of the big around the world on al-jazeera. trapped and hungry in libya as opposing armies battle for control of tripoli thousands african refugees are in detention centers how do they end up there and as food and water runs out who's looking after them this is inside story. hello and welcome to the program i'm in wrong come on they enter libya illegally
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from all over africa hoping it's a stepping stone to starting a new life in europe that many a caught on this as dangerous and stressful journey they sent to detention centers in the suburbs of tripoli and other cities but the u.n. recognize government in the capital in charge of the refugees is fighting for its life trying to stop a takeover by warlord holly for half that so the refugees are trapped in detention centers where conditions are worsening most of the centers are in the suburbs of tripoli and housing thousands some of the centers became the frontline of the war to seize tripoli at least two migrants were killed last month when have to us forces attacked the southern districts of the capital the un moved hundreds of refugees to safety with government leaders in tripoli focused on controlling the capital some refugees on receiving the basics they need to survive out there has been told food and water supplies are running low one center with some refugees going days without anything to eat.
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let's bring in our panel in geneva we have charlie yaxley he's a spokesman for the u.n. refugee agency and storm all we have. is a libyan political analyst who was kidnapped in two thousand and seventeen by living gang and ended up in a government run detention facility and in brussels we have alberto knight hot he's a policy analyst at the european policy center researches of migration issues welcome to you all i'd like to begin with because in istanbul it most of it a very harrowing experience being in one of those government run detention centers can you just give us a sense of what it was like. well it was certainly horrible being kidnapped past midnight and taken by an armed gang to a facility that also housed some. immigrants. who was
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outside the government control at that time i suppose. until we managed to escape myself and two other prisoners so the conditions in the camp can you just give us an idea of what they were like then i never got the. view of the of the camp only of the room we were it was a window. a room with no windows the walls were covered with. dirt there were no facilities we the room was our bedroom our dining room and our bathroom as well until we escaped charley actually in geneva you work for the u.n. refugee agency conditions must have got worse since two thousand and seventeen when the solid because she was in that government detention facilities where they like
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metal. well even before the recent clashes for some months u.n.h.c.r. were calling for no refugees and migrants rescued at sea to be returned to the senses and part of the reason for that was because when when violence flares up in tripoli what we've seen is the times attention centers can be left dung god it with refugees locked inside insufficient provisions of water and in general there's been widespread reports of human rights violations curing inside these detention senses and the situation is particularly bad for those in the unofficial detention senses many of which are run by traffic is and smugglers and what we see there is people then there are very high risk of being being tortured even finding themselves sold into into slavery so really dire conditions here and nobody should be returned to
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anywhere in libya at this time can you just give us an idea charlie about the top the idea of the numbers we're talking about what kind of levels and what kind of numbers of people all of. well in recent weeks we've been desperately trying to evacuate people out of detention centers particularly those that are close to the hostilities we've been able to do that to some extent with some degree of success but they've been moved from one detention center to another detention center where the risks there are risks that remain particularly if the hostilities spread right now we have around three thousand refugees and migrants who remain in detention centers inside tripoli and we're really in a race against time where urging the international community to come forward with humanitarian corridors resettlement places whatever it takes to get people out of the situation but i'm not hot in brussels you've researched by gratian length can
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you just tell us what are the driving factors that make people risk winding up in one of these government detention centers in the outskirts of tripoli. absolutely and this is a crucial element that often times it's no analyzed in the discussion because the focus is on so-called pull factors to europe what the situation in libya now shows is that. then persons who try to reach europe who are willing to put their lives in danger. do not try to reach europe because of the social benefits or their housing policies of the member states of the european union but because they're trying to escape a situation where there are subject to abuse torture where they face were or even death so in istanbul it's
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a very lucrative business for the militias and the criminal gangs the incorporate with each other is there a connection between the militias in libya and criminal gangs and all they cooperating with each other. well well that you know from previous experiences around the world you know that whenever. there is a problem like the refugees there will be militias and criminal gangs that try to make some money out of it and it's no different in libya the government of national accord faces a lot of problems. some of it is because of lack of international support some of it is because of the europeans and their conflicts around immigration policy and some of it is due to internal politics and the support for example of the immoralities and the egyptians and the saudis of general have to who refuses to
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recognize the government of national accord and attacks it on every in every which way he can the latest of which is an attack on the capital which makes the national government. unable to fulfill its obligations towards these emigrants and towards its own citizens. charlie in geneva there is a war going on in libya for the capital tripoli that must make your job incredibly difficult to try and the u.n. refugee agency job incredibly difficult trying to people out how what are the real problems you're facing when it comes to the battle. i mean in the last few weeks alone we've had around forty five thousand people inside tripoli become displaced many of them have gone to stay with families outside the city but there are many others who are being forced to take shelter inside the city they're using schools and other community infrastructure as makeshift displacement sites but these are
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really holy unsuitable to provide for the humanitarian needs that people have a me humanitarian organizations doing our best to provide food clean water health care and other relief items but it's extremely challenging we have to make the most of pauses in fighting to rush aids to people as soon as we can at the same time a team's risking significant danger is in order to help people to get on planes to get them out of the detention senses in order to take part in these evacuation programs some of them we're taking to our gathering and departure facility but that's approaching its maximum capacity and will soon be full so really we're with really a race against time to get people the assistance they need to really more than anything we need to find a way to get people out as soon as possible tonight it's a race against time says charlie actually in geneva there is
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a security issue here for the european union isn't there's a real problem that the european union faces when it comes to dealing with this what could they be doing and what more should they be doing to try and solve this crisis. as it has been mentioned there is the possibility of setting up humanitarian corridors and we have seen in the in the past few days that some european states have established channels for the taint migrants to to rich europe about so fired these measures have been talk the solutions what we need is of course and more structured and more concerted approach to the situation in in libya what we also need is of course for those who in the future weeks and months will attempt to reach europe by crossing the
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mediterranean sea is there a possibility for intervention by european ships in search and rescue operations at the moment there are no european ships patrolling in that unsee which means that should there be an emergency the people who try to reach europe will be risking their lives and at the same time due to the situation political situation and to the armed conflict in libya there libyan coast guard is currently also not patrolling limited to danny and sea so absolutely i agree with charlie that we need of course to set up humanitarian corridors and the european union should do more to solve a situation which is currently getting worse and worse as we speak. so the other question is stumble there is a geo political element to all of this you mentioned saudi arabia the u.a.e.
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being key players in backing khalifa haftar and his attack on tripoli and then you have the un backed government in tripoli itself fighting effectively for its life why doesn't the european union the un place pressure on. the u.a.e. to stop their backing for a leaf i have to why do we have all of these players creating a situation that's leading to this refugee crisis. well first of all to go back to your guest's comment about finding a way to stablish humanitarian corridors and so on i mean before the current conflict we were faced with a lack of a unified. european policy on immigration now that smashed by a lack of european policy on how to deal with libya politically you see the conflict between the italians and the french and the french and the rest of europe
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and so on of course this lack of policy. has continued since mr mccone initiated the current round of appeasement. to have to or by inviting him to paris and given him the status of a statesman and so on and now mr mccone is busy with the vests and he wants a simple policy that's offered by his former minister mr logorrhea which is support a new dictator and get it over with so we have all these conflicts between the rest of the world and europe and within europe itself and also because of the immoralities and saudis and their preference with the egyptians to oppose the arab spring to oppose democracy in the area they see it as a danger and as a threat to their systems and that's why we have this conflict now and lack of
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coordination between all the players in the area now charlie partly your job your the u.n. or few j. agencies job is to deal with the situation as it is on the ground how are the root causes of this what's actually driving all of this. stumble just said to do with the european union to do with america to do with the u.a.e. and saudi arabia and their backing of various different factions in your conversations at the u.n. how much of that is a frustration. well i mean absolutely any any approach to what's happening in libya needs a holistic and comprehensive outlook that not only looks at the outcomes in terms of people attempting to cross the mediterranean and now the very pressing needs to get people out of the tension senses but we also need to look at what's happening in countries of origin and in countries of transit so that we look at the whole
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journey before people even get to live via in countries of origin more effort needs to be taken to to address the root causes the creating of violence and war we need to increase mediation efforts to bring warring parties to the table in dialogue to end conflict where exists and that also needs to be more support to countries throughout sub-saharan africa and north africa with their asylum systems and with development support so that they're better able to accommodate asylum seekers and refugees when they arrive in their countries but you talk about celerity a point as well it's really important the more is done to tackle the criminal networks and the smuggling networks thrive of people's despair in these situations they need to be held to account and they need to be you know held accountable in a court of law and their operation ceased if we're going to see
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a change. absolutely that's bringing in tonight hot in brussels is very interesting point that charlie actually makes in geneva when he talks about there needs to be more done about the criminal gangs now what's the european union's policy towards investigating these gangs in these networks. so currently. major operation in place by the european union which is operations for fia is directed at dismantling. the smugglers network what has to be said however is that as we have heard smugglers network are oftentimes tightly connected with official authorities so at the moment it is really hard to draw a line and i absolutely agreed that smugglers must be tried and it must be held accountable for their actions but it is also true that the ambiguity when it comes
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to the european union's policy towards libya is that oftentimes what are funded are no not libyan coast guard out ortiz but muggers themselves so it is really hard to unravel the complex libyan situation and draw a clear line at the moment so in istanbul it is a very complex situation within libya itself but the bottom line seems to be that a lot of people in libya are making a lot of money from these smuggling routes these people trafficking human trafficking routes how difficult then is it to dismantle those networks why isn't the u.n. back government been able to disrupt dismantle those networks. well you dismantle them but. by making sure that the root causes of this from of salt the root causes are in the countries of origin the guest just
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a transit point for example and i agree with your guest from brussels that when we talk about dismantling this criminal network i agree with that if you include in it also the regimes that are controlling those countries for example i'll give you an example the reports. are known about a get is in and nature and if it's a city its annual income from from this business is one hundred million a year in a country where the average the average wage is about the average income is about thirty dollars a month per individual this is this is a city where a lot of these migrants stay for a couple of days or a few days before they move on to libya and they move on to libya with the protection of government soldiers i mean. but this but these regimes are supported and mostly by france france is supporting
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a dictator that's been in power for over twenty years in chad a dictator has been in power for thirty three years in a nature and so also unless you solve the problem i mean the problem of the problem in libya cannot be addressed with the continuing. journeys of refugees year round from these countries of origin so there's an incredible amount of frustration in your voice there is you seem to be very angry about this do you think both the european union the wider world generally is taking the wrong approach to sorting out this migrant problem this refugee problem. they don't wonder if he she they don't they support dictatorships in africa they don't want to do any development in africa and then they complain and they fight among each other how could these countries that are poor. in terms of resources
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in terms of governance can solve this this issue libyans libyans are six million people with a lot of oil they don't need the migrant business to prosper but since the government is not doing anything because of european interference in iraq interference the war is going on so these criminal gangs flourish and do other business other than the business that's available in a country that stable with a lot of oil resources tell us in geneva do you think anybody's listening to the kind of opinion our guest in istanbul is saying but we have seen some progress in certain areas there are some seeds of hope for this i mean we've seen a handful of european countries who have come together and although it's on an ad hoc basis has happened now on a number of occasions where they've come forward to allow boats carrying people
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leaving libya to disembark and to share a distribution of the people on board we've also seen as other countries who have taken part in the evacuation and resettlement process is. you know this is just a drop in the ocean right now for what's needed and we don't have the luxury of time to wait for these to become more fleshed out we need a. europe wide approach that comes forward is rooted in those principles of compassion and humanity and respect for human rights that the european union was founded on to come forward with a fair and and just an equitable approach to this. but tonight how in brussels europe needs to step up this is what we seem to be hearing from both of our guests in istanbul and in geneva they need to do more but they're not doing more what's the what's the problem at the moment.
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that are several problems that probably have been for far too long set aside one of course as as it does me mentioned is we europe the european union has now been the able to develop a coherent foreign policy but when it comes to the specific needs of both migrants who are currently hand in detention centers or do those who transit across libya i think there the problem has been that there was no specific effort or success that addresses the problem of legal pathways to reach europe currently a person who wants to reach the european union to five an application for asylum doesn't have the possibility of reaching their european union safely or regularly
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so there we have a serious fault by the european union that number over and over again has not been able to reach a consensus over legal past way. and under problem of course is that ever since two thousand and fifteen that is the onset of this so-called migration prizes. many decisions have been taken but the overall goal has been to decrease the number of arrivals rather than finding a solution as has been mentioned rooted in the principles of protection of human rights and. we did goal in mind of respecting and fulfilling the obligation of member states under the geneva convention so there we have a lack of. long term and short or. on the part of the european union. member states have not been able to reach
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a consensus and really as as at these as it has been mentioned that the current crisis in libya only makes these decisions merge and i would like to thank all our guests lee we are out of time charlie actually saw and night thank you very much and thank you too for chick you can see the program again any time by visiting our website zero dot com and for further discussion go to our facebook page that's facebook dot com forward slash a.j. inside story and you can also join the conversation on twitter handle is at a.j. inside story for me imran khan and the whole team here i couldn't. i. on counting the cost this week trump the world economy all shutting down iran's ability to sell oil. in the stock to pull phone screen of chinese tech giants at
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where every. cycle of bonnie batters india forcing more than a million people from their homes and leaving a trail of destruction before crossing into bangladesh. richelle carey this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up north korea
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launches a suspected weapons test from its east coast amid stalled nuclear talks with the u.s. . thailand crowns its new came with two years after the terror to be thrown. in the united states says it won't push punish countries to keep working on civilian projects with tehran. israel says at least fifty missiles have been fired into the south of the country from the gaza strip and response is really warplanes have bomb targets in gaza this is a developing story we have harry fossett on the line from leicester islam to tell us what is happening now what have we learned harry. so literally the most proximate first events in all of this took place yesterday friday jaring the protests when
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there was sniper fire coming from gaza seemingly targeting israeli soldiers on the other side of the fence that was a and has already had strike which killed two members of hamas as military wing alka some brigades injured two others and after that there was a serious discussion of the fighting factions inside gaza about retaliation promising retaliation. on saturday there was an israeli drone strike targeting a vehicle in more than gaza. in which three people were lightly injured and very soon after that there was this very substantial barash of projectiles being fired out from gaza up to range of some forty five kilometers the longest in range of these of these missiles which some of the israeli i and. team is on system in deceptive a great number. no reported casualties but this is the most major escalation since
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the last one about a month ago and in response to that have been israeli air strikes already one is ready to strike targeting a rocket firing position the israeli army says in the north of gaza so this is all coming off to what had taken place as i say just about a month ago when there was a major escalation which seemed to and with relatively high hopes balls along the. cessation of this kind of hostility talks those israeli relaxations of the economic situation improvements now kristie and the like in the end the only thing that hamas could really say to one from that round was an extension of the fishings and up to fifty mil to come miles that is now being refused again there are various restrictions being imposed again on the area. constriction tracking the situation. further escalation looks at least possible. various large egypt
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united nations will be doing their best to mediate situation. with the latest there for us gary thank you. university of it live in syria has been forced to suspend all what it is due to heavy shelling in the area russian and syrian government airstrikes targeted the eastern countryside it's the latest violation of an eight month old truce brokered by russia and turkey aimed at shielding the area from further fighting the most powerful cyclon to hit india in twenty years has now moved to neighboring bangladesh the storm has weakened since friday but it devastated cities towns and dozens of villages along and coast cycle and finally made landfall near the city a period just a state where the bands of up to two hundred kilometers an hour major airports have been shot and hundreds of flights and trains canceled the storm that moved north passing the state of west bengal before reaching bangladesh early two million people there have been moved to shelters in india more than
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a million people across the state of addition were forced to evacuate their homes bonnie has left a trail of destruction uprooted trees and snapped power lines also at least eight people have been killed all the indian navy and coast guard do remain on high alert scott heiler has the latest from new delhi. even though this powerful cycling has lost most of its punch there's a lot of concern about these communities in eastern india they were hit particularly i know this is a state where it came ashore on friday morning there are certain communities that have been completely cut off now they're not too concerned officials here state officials and federal officials are not too concerned about human casualties in those areas because of this nasty of evacuation that started before the cycle came ashore over a million people were moved what they're focused on right now is the infrastructure because right now a lot of these areas are not possible the way to get in there is completely blocked off because of trees and power lines and the power lines are something they're greatly concerned about one state official said just
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a state official said that some areas the power grid is completely destroyed so that means it's going to be a lot of infrastructure that needs to be rebuilt now we know that navy and coast guard vessels are on the way to help with some of this rescue effort we also hear that prime minister modi will be heading to the area on monday ok so where do things stand with johnny now for that let's go to meteorologist everett and fox well i'm pleased to say that for the warning was issued around fifteen hours ago rachelle so the worst of the winds at least are over frankly the satellite picture you can see what's going on there this is around twelve thirty hours ago before the storm made landfall that clearly defined eye on the system swirling away there running up for poori pushing up across northern parts of addition and dissipating over land still a decent sized though that is a fair old size a good part of bangladesh still in the mix here let's take a look at some of the rainfall totals as it made landfall hundred eighty seven millimeters of rain twenty four hours there and go up or average for the entire
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month of may fifty four millimeters of rain so that is a lot of rainfall at this time if you push a little further inland hundred seventy seven millimeters of rain but when ashleigh here we would expect to see around sixty eight millimeters of rain again very very heavy rainfall nearly three times that may average rainfall out about about a month. about a saw hundred twelve millimeters of rain coming through here and then as it made its way further north was pushing up into west bengal hundred twelve millimeters of rain in twenty one hours she can still see that area cloud and so we have still got some more rain to contend with we are still concerned about something of a storm surge right at least inside of bangladesh but hopefully the worst of the winds have dissipated the system did move very quickly remember a sad state coming on into sunday seas are still pushing up across northern parts of bangladesh heavy rain there easing up into were poor and dry weather just talking behind it even east and possibly this could still see some very heavy
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rainfall them as we go on through sunday go on sunday into monday showers pretty much fading away by this day so dry a bride to weather does come through for things to improve quite smartly there is that strong wind still pushing its way and that eastern side of bangladesh and the concerns about the storm surge over the next few days is the kind of rainfall totals we're looking at maybe two hundred fifty millimeters of rain or shine every ten thank you weapons experts are trying to confirm the latest suspected rockets launched from north korea south korea's defense ministry says it detected several launches from the east coast of the korean peninsula the ministry says they were not ballistic missiles a suspected weapons test allow hours rather than a failure of the denuclearization sound that between ken jiang and internal tromp in february brought mcbride as the latest from seoul. this is turning out to be potentially one of the most provocative military gestures by north korea in more than a year and certainly not in keeping with the spirit of current moves at reconciliation
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between north korea and the us and north korea and south korea in the south korean government has said as much there has been a top level meeting of the security and military officials at which they've issued a statement saying that this test was inconsistent with the military agreement reached between north korea and south korea at the summit in pyongyang last september i'm calling on the north koreans to make every effort to actively participate and restart dialogue towards denuclearize ation so this very much seems to be placing at least some of the blame for the current stalemate on north korea's position the heat has started a flurry of diplomatic activity coming from the foreign minister of south korea has been in conversation with mike pompei of the united states and also the japanese foreign minister trying to coordinate a response on the watchword seems to be one of caution saying that they will
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respond but prudently everybody conscious being wary not to escalate tensions any further the us government is giving iran civilian nuclear program some breathing room just today after taking sanctions on iranian oil exports and the u.s. has renewed some sanctions waivers allowing russia china the u.k. and france to work with iran without facing repercussions that countries are involved with iran civilian nuclear program at three facilities the waivers for first introduced under the two thousand and fifteen nuclear core in a deal u.s. president but three from a year ago and a parsi as a professor of middle east politics at georgetown university he says washington's actions are counterproductive that may push iran to withdraw from the two thousand and fifteen nuclear deal. it's a temporary position at the end of the day all signs are that the trumpet ministration is going to withdraw those waivers as well as well as going after other forms of trade whatever is left in order to just completely isolate iran
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and the bizarre situation that iran is facing is that it is now on the more sanctions now when it is actually abiding by international agreements then it was when it was accused of having violated international agreements it seems like the plan of the trump of mr asian is to essentially forced iranians to get out of the nuclear deal and once you're out other options open ups opens up for the. bolton. group within the white house and the option they seem to be gearing towards is a military option thailand's king corn has been crowned as the country's monarch after warning us father for two years. can ramattan place a seven point three zero crown on its head an elaborate coronation ceremony mixing buddhist and hindu tradition the sixty six year old succeeded his father and two thousand and sixteen ending
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a seventy year reign wayne hay has the latest from bangkok. over the course of just over two hours inside the grand palace in the thai capital bangkok thailand saw its first royal coronation in sixty nine years with the crowning of king my heart what year along corn the tenth king in the cretinous de at the end of that ceremony we saw him die on the seven kilogram great crown of victory and give his first royal command a very brief comment inside the grand palace saying that he will reign with righteousness for the benefits and happiness of the people of course he was already king having ascended the throne in two thousand and sixteen following the death of his father king on a do new day who reigned for seventy years so this was really a formalisation of their process all of his only son becoming the next king of thailand at times throughout that ceremony on saturday we also saw.

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