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mr so what do you leaders will be wondering is who is going to replace them may who will be taking over these negotiations will it be a hard line a hard line break city if you like will it be somebody else it's just there's just so much uncertainty but what we do know is that the european commissioner is saying that although he enjoyed working with theresa may that so cool. what the european commission is saying that they will be no renegotiation of the withdrawal agreement that is the line the e.u. leaders have always taken but there is no doubt that today after this resignation that sense of deep frustration already felt within the european union amongst leaders and amongst political circles that sense of frustration is only got a lot of worse because now there is so much uncertainty right natasha butler thank you so the thought she was saying arlen's prime minister has warned that a new u.k. prime minister could take down a path that's very dangerous for his country at the moment northern ireland is part
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of the u.k. and the republic of ireland are both in the e.u. therefore people and goods pass freely the fear is that after a hard border will separate the 2 irelands with border checks and inspections reimposed and threatening trade on the good friday peace agreement so to avoid the e.u. and u.k. decided on a fallback plan or backstop this would keep the border open and free for strictures that sparked a political backlash with critics saying it could leave britain tied to the e.u. indefinitely declan braden is a former political correspondent for the irish times he's now a columnist for irish news he says there is a risk of a return to violence that leads to a hard border between the republic of ireland and northern ireland. the fear is now that hardliner like boris johnson could take all for who would appear to be in favor of a no do you break. a less the you can give them some something very soft indeed
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that suits them but it's looking very bad and it's the conclusions for the border situation are ominous not only from a trade point of view but also from a security point of view because there was a long history of. ira type organizations attacking border posts and caused some posts on the border because they symbolize the division of our land by a by the british. empire over the years i can't see. most independent observers cannot see how you can have say chlorinated chicken or argentinian be far far more laden american nice coming in over the border into the south of ireland and into the rest of europe it's just not on it's just the e.u. is a single market and it would have to protect itself against that kind of thing. the
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rest of the day's news is still ahead right here on the islands their news hour and find out why the u.s. president has turned his attention to japan during his trade war with china and protesters in algeria capital face a heavy police presence as they turn out for the 14th straight week. we'll tell you how a sport that's good for the environment has got the backing of one of hollywood's biggest stars about stories coming up a little later with peter. but 1st at least 9 people have been killed in an air strike by the saudi m.r.s.a. coalition on a district east of thais province in yemen the raid reportedly targeted a petrol station and some of the victims were children and it comes a week after the whole thing is attacked an oil pipeline near saudis capital riyadh
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and saudi arabia's crown prince mohammed bin said a man has met the deputy head of sudan's transitional military council and said a man in general mohammad him than the gallo discussed cooperation between the 2 countries and other issues affecting the region meanwhile in sudan doctors engineers and artists have rallied on the streets of khartoum demanding a transition to a civilian government protesters have voiced concern that regional powers are trying to influence the future of sudan iran has more on the story from hard to. ever since the sit in speaking. out instead of it has become a focal to those really. often dictates the agenda for your position for the next few days now is back to. general strikes so it's not just in the capital but across some cities professionals association with.
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the represents. most of the students profession this is a strike if it happens at the earliest if it's destroyed it will look just a couple but the attorney of the country now what we're hearing is that the of this is the sort of hope that the strike will put them in the driver's seat when it comes to negotiations with. the opposition this is that what those roles in public life from. the stink that they did with the. people are protesting on the streets of. capitol algiers for the 14 consecutive friday. at least facing police they chanted we are fed up with the generals they're demanding democratic reforms on the removal of politicians allied to the former president. presidential elections are expected in july the longtime leader was forced to step
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down last month. kenya's high court has upheld a colonial era law that criminalizes gay sex the court said the ban on same sex relationships did not violate the constitution and comes after 3 years of campaigning by activists to expand gay rights in kenya anyone in a same sex relationship faces 14 years in prison we are the government to take immediate. steps to protect and uphold the rights of the educate you personally by repealing sections around 62 in feet and on $65.00. of kenya and introducing legislation that prohibits discrimination on all grounds including sexual orientation or gender identity on expression. all the indian prime minister narendra modi has pledged to take his country to new
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heights after leading his party to allow. landslide reelection victory with the 600000000 votes counted the janata party has now secured a large majority in parliament it gives modi a powerful mandate to implement his nationalist vision which promises a strong economy and a more influential role in international affairs so he'll raman in joining us from the capital new delhi for more reaction on that landslide victory sale. oh yes there was a long slide victory it was unprecedented victory perhaps in 2040 nobody even expected this sort of a landslide victory in 2019 we can confirm that all the vote counting has been completed on the beach a.p. has been officially told that it is 1303 seats by the election commission we're still waiting for an official notification from the election commission and of course we'll bring that to you what al-jazeera as we get it is a huge victory of course for the beach a p they look forward of course to forming
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the next government and many issues to be addressed for the indian public and one of them is the economy joining me now is gopalakrishnan he's the national spokesperson for the b j p on economic affairs thank you for joining us here on al-jazeera let's just begin with the fact that india's economy and manufacturing growth depends very much on oil and at the moment there is an issue about access to oil with your relationship with iran and an embargo by the us and that could actually have an effect on growth couldn't it definitely import of oil is a very important concern. for india because 70 per cent of our bill is a bit done and you do fix the economy on the ground where there you see inflation benefit and therefore. we have been discussing with the us to support us
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on this issue the head. 2 or 3 times i. lifted the sanctions but we still feel that they should do it will be followed but we are on the long term business we had of working on their solutions are to need to and that he makes with regard to hydro power or solar energy is a big. giving so that we have a solution and we are also talking on the buyers. of a sort of a china and we are also talking with russia so that we can import from there or rupee import from russia some of the issues that we are looking but ultimately we think the u.s. will understand on sons that oil either very important component of our import belying suffered from some sort of balance of payment challenges with some countries indeed of course another challenge when it comes to the economy is
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employment and we found academics politicians and analysts about the issue of unemployment in india conflicting ideas about how bad the unemployment rate is what's the b.g.p. going to do to try and address unemployment and make you might see the national figures more clear for the public to understand and. lead those discussion everywhere on that date is only that about the sort of is that we're taking place. over to try to make it more comprehensive when you include some of the data from the egg mr douche site read that it is the company. of companies coming out with a quarterly set of 80 people would be more but it presented you of some of the issues because large part of what economy is in the informal sector then almost 90 percent of our labor force is working in the informal sector like agriculture and
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organize manufacturing sector. and we had been talking about the missing link we have before us on the manufacturing. can generate a number of jobs that india needs almost 1000000 jobs new young force coming into the job market every month that's a huge number of produce and nobody can look think about giving them a lot of my jobs only the we have to work on self employment and so if you in the last 5 years if you see and in the future because he is on manufacturing sector and medium enterprises. so that. their problems ease of doing business issues that we are doing it will watch closely what happens with the new prime minister should i say and also with a new government once it's sworn in in a few days time for the moment to recycle thanks for joining us on al-jazeera and of course we'll be following events over the weekend what we do expect and what we
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do know now is that the prime minister narendra modi has resigned his post as prime minister it's all part of the formality of the cabinet there having a final dinner with the president of india and then tomorrow we expect the parliamentarians that have won the seats for the beach to meet the prime minister they will elect him as the leader of the next government and then the process moves forward for him to go to the president and basically say i'm going to form the next indian government all right. with an update from new delhi thank you. a prominent religious scholar is one of 2 people that's been killed in a mosque attack in kabul a bomb assad to have gone off during friday prayers i'm gonna stands interior minister he said 16 worshippers were wounded it isn't yet known who's responsible. for the trade war simmering between the united states and china the us president donald trump is turning his attention to japan he's been invited to meet the new
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emperor and empress from tokyo when he reports. away from high profile trade disputes between governments small and medium sized japanese businesses are forging their own relationships suck a casting company used to make car parts for a large japanese companies now it focuses on making products for other industries instead of relying on the japanese government to do the deals for it it's going directly to the united states. there is a global political trying to put your country 1st but even if there is an existing framework for trade i want to build relationships with other countries that are private sector level the relationship between japan and the united states is good but donald trump is trying to push japanese prime minister shinzo arbet around on trade the u.s. president will attend a sumo tournament while he's in tokyo and may find that japan is determined to hold
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its ground trump is threatening to increase tariffs on imports of japanese cars if trade talks are successful within 6 months when the talks are going on between the 2 nations neither party should call up for any unilateral action most of the threats are coming from the u.s. side which wants to correct its trade deficit with japan. but japan's government knows it's in a fairly strong position because the united states needs it strategically mainly because of the threat from north korea. and as a foil against the growing regional influence of china which is involved in its own trade dispute with the united states the white house says trade will not be the main focus of the president's trip to japan instead it's mainly about being a state guest here at the imperial palace when donald trump will become the 1st foreign leader to meet japan's new emperor and empress you know he became emperor
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on the 1st of may after his father akihito abdicated giving this historic. at 1st meeting to the u.s. president is being seen as a symbol of the strong alliance between the countries and a desire to keep it that way i think. scotland is that they the very important gift for him. to. keep a good relation with japan. is unlikely to be a trade agreement reached while donald trump is in japan meaning the threats and strong rhetoric may continue in the meantime japan's small businesses have no choice but to carry on innovation and making their own deals wayne hay al jazeera tokyo here's what's coming up on the al-jazeera news hour we'll look at the new u.s. charges leveled against wiki leaks founder julian assange which director mira now ya looks back over 30 years of movies and to confound fast alongst her career and we'll tell you how this 3 time major champion is trying to end the victorian
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drought on its own soil that's coming up and sport. logan a welcome back well as we go into spring and as those temperatures begin to rise we do have the threat of wildfires that are on the increase i want to take you over here towards israel shirts and video that has come out across the region they are now dealing with while far as across parts of the country tempers of come up it has been fairly dry in some locations so the firefighters are out as well as the planes are putting down that fire retardant to try to get those fires under control across much of the area unfortunately no rain is coming into play over the next few days saturday is going to be a dry day as well as sunday across this area the only thing is on the coast temperatures are in the mid twenty's as you go inland there more into the high twenty's there from baghdad we do expect to see
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a high few of 43 degrees where across the gulf things are looking quite nice little dry than what we had seen earlier. tempter here in doha $38.00 degrees well we are picking up the rain though is still down here across parts of yemen where we have seen flooding over recent days the rain is going to continue we do think over the next few days maybe across parts of sana but up towards of a-w. we do expect to see a high temp to fume of about $37.00 degrees there and as we make our way down here across parts of southern africa things are going to be quite dry across much of the area down here towards cape town we do expect to see attempts of $23.00 and durban at about $24.00 degrees few. a policy imposed decades ago. that you could look to be goods and it's changing demographics across asia with far reaching consequences are creating a pool of socially disadvantaged young men so you have the system where people at
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every level will be get being given money money to agree to start zation our money to get other people to be disturbed so. how does their examines the politics of population control after decades of being programmed with instructions they took on greek computers can only on their own identifying problems and predict human behavior. artificial intelligence could monitor ombudsman. and decide on a future big picture. of the world according to a i expose the bias inside the machine coming soon on al-jazeera.
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hello again the top stories on the al-jazeera news hour the british prime minister to resign a has announced the timetable for her resignation still step aside as leader of the governing conservative party on june the 7th admitting she has failed to deliver brecht's that saudi arabia's crown prince has met the 2nd in charge of sudan's transitional military council the meeting came as protesters voiced concern that regional powers are trying to influence sudan's future kenya's high court has rejected an appeal to deep. the court said the ban on same sex relationships that not violate the constitution anyone breaking the colonial era law for 14 year. eritrea is marking its 1st independence day since a peace deal was reached with neighboring ethiopia last year the government has moved to block social media platforms ahead of the celebrations in what's believed to be an attempt to avoid protests and resummon reports. it's the biggest day in
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eritrea's calendar of celebrations with even more significance now there's a peace deal with its neighbor want time enemy ethiopia. now u.n. sanctions are lifted but human rights organizations say repression is still part of daily life president is lucky keeps a firm grip in this one party state. and reports of a ban on social media may be surprising to some when you consider how few people are actually online. has a population of $5000000.00 but it's estimated fewer than 2 percent use the internet mobile phones don't have internet access and there's no private media dissent isn't tolerated the country is now in a position to open up to the rest of the world. the. president are
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very little seems to have changed actually. despite all of. the system of government. autocratic extremely repressive. eritrea's peace deal with ethiopia last year part of it signed in jeddah appears to have had some involvement from saudi arabia and the united arab emirates partly brokered the deal with a clear objective to have more influence in the horn of africa the u.a.e. had already built a military base in. the eritrean port of asvab are back in 2015 and as these satellite images show it's a large complex the runways are used by warplanes from the saudi u.a.e. coalition in its fight against the theories in yemen. with a base in positioned at the mouth of the red sea it couldn't be more strategic the suez canal to the north but even more important to the u.a.e.
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its enemies in yemen are a short distance away. eritrea as war for independence from ethiopia lasted 30 years coming to an end back in 1991 the conflict may be over but unemployment is high compulsory national service in the military is indefinite tens of thousands of people have fled the country one of the hazardous routes out through libya where many have ended up in detention centers. peace may have been established but any hope of it bringing better fortune for the people of eritrea is still thin on the ground. andrew simmons. let's meet so martin plot is a senior research fellow at the institute of column all studies he's also the author of understanding eritrea he's joining us from london thanks for speaking to us on so clearly the government wants to celebrate that peace agreement that represents all with ethiopia seeing its as
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a major achievement off the administration there why do you think things haven't changed much for people in eritrea over the past 12 months. well it comes down to just one person there is only one person who runs eritrea and this president is us have to work with a very tight grip on the country and a very small number of people that he has around him but you know the people have everything to celebrate in that independence they fought for 30 years i remember seeing during the war of independence line after line of tanks burnt up that they had captured or destroyed and it was an extraordinary achievement in taking on the air the ethiopians when the ethiopians who are armed both by the soviet union and by the americans at one time so it was a great achievement sadly it has led to nothing but repression is there any hope for change at all. i have to say not really not all over
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counted ministration inside eritrea because president assad says just spoken at the independence rally and said he is in no hurry to bring about any kind of rapprochement or any kind of opening up to his own people and while he has had much better relations now with neighboring ethiopia even that has gone downhill in recent weeks the border has been closed and so all the gains that they were hoped for a year ago have now vanished we know that there is a limited internet access obviously in the country and in fact there has been a clamp down on social media but to what extent has the revolution in neighboring sudarsan left its mark on eritrea or are people in eritrea paying attention to it. oh you're absolutely right on that they certainly are is now access to international television some of it run by yourselves others run by opposition
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groups and they have certainly been watching very very carefully what's happening in sudan in neighboring sudan and hoping that there will be some kind of change there but it's interesting that in the last few days the government has sent a mission to sudan and i think they may have even carried a message from the saudis or the u.a.e. which is basically to say you know keep things under control and as you know the situation in sudan now is not looking as hopeful as it was just a few days ago. martin plotly thank you very much for speaking to us from london. be in tunisia in presidential candidates prob or beyond tow is expected to file a legal challenge for last month's election results joe carter has experienced days of violent protests were at least 7 people killed and 200 others injured in riots in the past week protesters are angry that president joker we don't know was
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declared the winner of last month's election they say there was widespread cheating but the election commission says the poll was free and fair andrew thomas has more from jakarta. it's here at the constitutional court in the heart of jakarta that the opposition has said they will before the end of friday lodge a formal legal appeal over the election results it's quite possible that many hundreds of their supporters maybe thousands will come down to watch them do it and that's why the such a big police presence here the roads are closed they've got riot gear they're resting at the moment but they're prepared for what might come because earlier in the week protests turned violent turned into riots and people were killed santiago who was the vice presidential candidate supporting the presidential candidate for both to be anti who has called for their supporters not to protest violently although he has said they can come down here is a tough task for them to persuade the constitutional court that the vote was
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systematically raikes because the margin by which we don't know won the election 11 percent according to the electoral commission well you need to have a lot of evidence of voter fraud to overcome that tried of margin and on friday afternoon at a press conference the opposition didn't really go beyond saying they wanted the court to test whether the election was free and fair they didn't that much evidence that it had been rigged nevertheless the full legal process will begin on friday and it's company by violent protests the place that. saudi arabia will soon host 3 summits involving gulf and arab leaders iran will be top of the agenda on mon is taking moves to try to diffuse the growing tension between iran and the united states the country's foreign affairs minister warned in a tweet of the seriousness of a war that could harm the whole world's and kuwait's foreign minister says his country also stands ready to help. the sauce. as
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a matter of fact the situation is very delicate it is very critical and dangerous developments are rapid and indicates certain repercussions which we hope would not agree in any event we should be very. very cautious while addressing these developments and the rabbit he says in which they aren't holding in the region. we trust reason would prevail and calm would prevail this president donald trump meanwhile has met pentagon officials to discuss iran the u.s. has sent extra warships and fighter jets to the region over the past few weeks saying it's facing unspecified threats from iran iran's president hassan rouhani says his country won't give in to pressure from washington even if it's bombed reacting defense secretary has downplayed the possibility of war. with us just so. i think those are your comments our job is to trance. have
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a mission is freedom of navigation. counterterrorism. security. guard with elise founder julian assange just facing new charges in the u.s. bringing the total to 18 the u.s. justice department is accusing him of unlawfully publishing the names of classified sources and conspiring with former army intelligence analyst chelsea manning to tame classified information in 2010 within leaks published thousands of secret diplomatic cables from the state department's swedish prosecutors are currently trying to extradite a songe from the u.k. to face rape allegations. or has more from washington d.c. . the federal indictment of juliana songe cover a sweeping 18 charges 70 of them are counts that he violated the espionage act and there's an additional hacking charge and altogether if convicted back to back they
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carry a maximum sentence of 175 years in prison now the indictment alleges that a son in 2010 worked with former intelligence analyst chelsea manning to unlawfully obtain classified information and then publish it on wiki leaks it says that these documents were hundreds of thousands of pages of war logs and diplomatic papers that revealed the names of classified sources inside iraq and afghanistan these were people who were helping u.s. military in their efforts there and their lives were put at risk because of this disclosure the indictment also says that this endangered the national security of the united states now songe is currently in a jail cell in london where he's serving a 50 week sentence for having skipped bail he was arrested in april after being injected from the ecuadorian embassy if you recall that's where he had been for
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almost 7 years hiding from authorities who had wanted to prosecute him for rape in sweden now that he's no longer under diplomatic protection under ecuador those allegations of rape have been reopened in sweden coupled with this u.s. counts of violating the espionage act now it's a question of which country gets to go after him 1st once he's released from jail in london the u.s. has already moved toward extradition civil aviation regulators around the world have failed to decide on one boeing $707.00 max aircraft can return to service the u.s. aviation agency. says approval for the jets to fly in the united states could come as early as late june. but it added there are still no firm timetable $346.00 people were killed when $277.00 lacs aircraft crashed with months off each other. a buddhist monk accused of inciting violence against muslims and 2014 has been
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released from prison in sri lanka they had of the power force was granted a presidential pardon while serving a 6 year sentence it happened at a sensitive time just weeks after muslim buildings were attacked with reports from . i supporters of. waited eagerly outside the valley could a prison in colombo a pardon signed by president mighty policy received on wednesday night wife clean his 6 year sentence for contempt of court but on thursday security concerns forced him to leave through would be a gate only to reappear at this temple in a short while later. his 1st stop was to pre. paid on has attracted controversy since he founded a nationalist buddhist organization in 2012 called the bull by the same meaning
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buddhist power force responding to a rise in nationalism after the end of sri lanka's civil war he began his campaign to protect what he called a single a buddhist identity a deal going has been accused of hate campaigns against the muslim community the theater himself was accused of instigating anti muslim bryants in 2014 a charge he denies. nana's out of hero was jailed on contempt of court charges for insulting the judiciary in 2016 during a case into the disappearance of a journalist where military personnel were being investigated you know people they are targeting you know there's nothing they didn't but destroyed my character they killed me without actually doing so for a child to me but there's a truth will provide we have and always will be committed and. there have been
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attacks against muslims on hormones and businesses in recent weeks after the easter sunday bombings that targeted churches and hotels that killed more than 250 people so some are questioning the timing of his release genotypic devised in i began by the president is belittling the judicial system by his action and proving that the claims made by the buddhist priest against judicial offices and the attorney general's department a true on thursday the monk urged his supporters to stay calm during these tense times the controversial buddhist priest says after years of being vilified he's now been vindicated but some. would have to justify his decision to grant this presidential pardon. colombo. thousands of people in the karada have gone on strike opposition supporters are demanding the release of political prisoners human rights activists say about 800 people have been arrested since anti-government
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protests began last year my new apple reports. the streets are empty across much of the nicaraguan capital many businesses have closed their doors for the day in an act of civil disobedience this is now the 5th national strike to take place since a political crisis group the country more than a year ago. the strike was organized in part as a response to the killing of any moment a u.s. citizen held by the nicaraguan government as a political prisoner his shooting by a prison guard was the subject of a recent meeting at the organization of american states that the u.s. . is in paris of the violations of human rights of people to an end and nicaraguan citizens regain all of their political rights and privileges also that all political prisoners be released this is a maximum priority that's a clear and forthcoming investigation be launched into the death of the man says. in the nicaraguan capital small protests have taken place in recent days calling on
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the government to release political prisoners. but it remains illegal to demonstrate publicly against the government of daniel ortega instead those in the political opposition are calling for alternative forms of dissent. or so for us this national strike is a legitimate form of peaceful and civic protests and is a way for us to show our support and solidarity towards those who suffer heavy presence of anti-riot police and pro-government paramilitaries have been dispatched to prevent protests in managua the country's finance minister also issued a warning that any banks participating in the general strike would face sanctions by the national government but lit up a new. mexico city. the cannes film festival is where director mira nyad came to prominence in 1988 she became the 1st indian filmmaker to win the camera door for best film feet 1st feature excuse me for salaam bombay now 30 years on her socially
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conscious work continues to have an impact on the industry charlie angela sat down with. welcome to cannes we're here with director mira nair talking about how the festival shaped her career and some of her future projects mira thank you for joining us just take us back to that day when your film salaam bombay one can prize the best 1st film the bovey was you know extraordinarily received we had a 30 minute ovation so on and then i went back home to my pencil on them and i had sort of the whole world you know in the morning and it was that kind of fairy tale and of course topped by the cabin door and great prizes and certainly it launched me you know in the in the industry and made life much easier as a sort of sort of negotiate what to do next you stories i mean they not only take it to india but they take us to pakistan to uganda. countries that are often seen
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through quite a narrow lens is that very important to you then i think every film is a political act you know and you can choose to have a point of view that becomes the bane stream or you can choose to make your point of view the mainstream as i have tried to do i just believe that you know where we come from matters our language our poetry our everyday struggles our humor you know is not just particular to us but actually if you get to the truth of it it's universal and just tell us about your current project is an adaptation of the apic novel suitable boy i jokingly call it the crown in brown it has that kind of big deficits and sweep but it is about us it's about our country it's about the india you know after independence from the british going to a democratic elections for the 1st time a country finding its voice and a young woman finding her voice through her harried mother who's keen to make her
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find a suitable boy because i really believe that if we don't tell our stories no one else to tell them. or if they were to tell them they would tell them their way and . will be with us to tell us how the carlow have proven thing. before.
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hello again time for the sports is here is peter thank you very much for the toronto raptors are uncharted territory just one win away from the n.b.a.
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finals co i learned schooled 35 points to be the raptors to a thrilling 10599 victory of the mole walky in the most important game in franchise history it was the 1st time to run so 13 games in a conference final they beat the bucs and superstar play yana sensing to control the raptors need to win one more game on saturday to move on to the n.b.a. finals. just got to go out and shoot the ball a good. try to get to a spot help my team win the game just try to win either if it's me scoring points are to get my teammates one open. just out there trying to win it just not really matter by me scorn and just being aggressive and don't shy away from anything but straight in tennis playing the carrier says pulled out of the french open just 2 days before the start of the 2nd grand slam of the tennis season organizers haven't said why the world number 36 withdrew it comes after curious was fined for his
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behavior during last week's italian open he also posted a video online in which he said the french open sucks compared to wimbledon. well the big names are getting ready in paris 3 time champion serena williams was hitting the practice court on friday last year's campaign at roland garros ended with an injury withdrawal just before her last 16 match with maria sharapova serena who missed last week's italian open with a knee problem will be seeking a 24th grand slam singles title when the tournament begins on sunday. go for tony for now will take a one shot lead into the 2nd round of the p.g.a. tour his latest stop at the colonial country club in fort worth texas is a stroke ahead of local favorite jordan speed and roger sloane spaeth is 13 majors is trying to end a victory drought that's coming up to 2 years now 2016 colonial champion the 30th in the world having been in the womb number 14 years ago. after years of struggling
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german football club union berlin on the verge of promotion to the country's top league the bundesliga they twice came from behind to draw 22 with should in a relegation promotion play off from the scene of the anti establishment club the east berlin team were founded during the cold war all teams from the old east germany have struggled to succeed since reunification but union billon have bucked the trend and the pair of the way goals will give them a slight advantage going into the 2nd leg of the tie in front of their own fans next monday. another german team or be life will look through when they 1st piece of silverware in 10 years they've been training ahead of the cup final against bundesliga champions by munich who themselves are going for a 7th successive title this year has been a phenomenal one for leipzig to finish 3rd in the bundesliga to secure a champions league spot. the formula one drivers of friday off in monaco as is the
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race traditionally out of qualifying but they have to race on the street circuit has been providing plenty of drama involving the son of michael schumacher mick prima racing driver was hit from behind by nicolas let's see feet on the hip and turn which brought up the yellow warning flags and the red flags were being waved when schumacher try to overtake tatiana color on of the b.w.t. arden team later in the race to a large pile up of cars and you at the turn and the drivers eventually were sent back to the petain for a restart nick to free some of the a r t team would go on to win the 2nd of the of 2 races takes place on saturday just up the road from monaco in cairns new documentary is ribbing up the sporting world at the film festival there. and we go green follows
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a season of the all electric street racing championship it's produced by leonardo di caprio who took pole position on the red carpet at a screening the oscar winning actor has produced several documentaries about climate change and the environment his passion for the subject is shared by those in the sporting treating last year's formula world champion. we're making it actually can succeed and people want to buy electric cars and the target with formula is that we are much younger audience to the kids when you know they are now the fans of family that being 1415 years old and the target as well is that we want to make them buy it actually because when they become when they're 18. i mean you're not as reporting as i'm being today a gun with him in the red carpet i think again it's a great way to help us promote formulae promote electric cars and at the end you're not a fan of this you know green he stated that he pushes forward that's we're very lucky that he or she wants to we borrow from laos most photogram in the 1800 g.m.t.
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announces her resignation after facing a revolt over her latest. last child is there a life or a headquarters in doha i'm dead you know also ahead saudi arabia's crown prince mohammed bin sideman meets sudan's military leaders as a sit in continues in heart to. us eritrea celebrates its 1st independence day after signing a peace deal with neighboring ethiopia but there are still discontent. there when remoting is set to be reelected as india's prime minister after his governing party wins a landslide in the general election. thank you. hello after 3 to mulch with years in office the british prime minister of tourism a has announced her resignation in an emotional statement she said she deeply regretted her failure to lead the u.k.
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out of the european union calls for her to step down had been growing with the brics a process in disarray paul brennan reports. it is in the best interests of the country for a new prime minister to lead that effort to recent days resignation announcement speech began a little hesitantly and ended reluctantly but with her close staff and her husband philip standing by for support the prime minister conceded defeat. it is and will always remain a matter of deep regret to me that i have not been able to deliver brecht's it she will officially step down as party leader on june the 7th but remain as prime minister until her successor is chosen in the end though the emotional strain of recent months overcame her i will shortly leave the job that it has been the honor of my life to hold. the 2nd female prime minister but certainly not the last. i do so with no ill will but with enormous and enduring
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gratitude to have had the opportunity to serve the country i love the prime minister's resignation became inevitable after a hostile reaction to have final bricks at compromise offer even senior figures within her own party were demanding that she quit now that she has many of those same critics have now praised her dignity and determination i found it moving actually i think that we know the promises to the heart and soul is trying to do the best for this country at a difficult time facing a challenging climate in parliament many of those currently paying tribute are keen to succeed her in the top job more than a dozen conservative m.p.'s could contest the leadership with the new prime minister emerging by the end of july but parliament then takes a 6 week recess and some observers see the whole process as self-indulgent with the october 31st deadline approaching we are wasting the time that's been a lot of us we are wasting good will and the next prime minister will have no
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different arithmetic from theresa may the same problems in parliament getting the deal 3 are the same promise in parliament if they try to get no deal the opposition labor party is demanding a general election has a new conservative leader isn't going to solve the problem. there has to be another opportunity for the people of this country to decide who that want government how they want the government to run what the long term strategy is that government i think we did a general election in brussels reaction to the resignation was diplomatic presence younker followed prime minister mace and now instruments this morning without personal joy the president very much liked and appreciated working with prime minister may and as he has said before terrorism a woman of courage for whom she has great respect choosing to resubmit a successor is a 2 stage process with conservative m.p.'s 1st with lean down the candidates to a final 2 and then a postal ballots of the party's wider membership choosing the winner the early
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frontrunner is boris johnson who has massive support among the 125000 grassroots conservative members but he enjoys less support among parliamentary colleagues the party's internal divisions who once again generate international repercussions it was bracks it which marked the beginning and end of teresa mayes premiership it will certainly mark out her successor paul brennan al-jazeera let's now bring in sunny joining us from london and as we've been reporting sonia several m.p.'s have now put their names forward as a successor to resume. that's right doraine and there is up to $21.00 people that could potentially be running in the race there are 4 definitive of course and among those 4 definite are the former foreign secretary boris johnson he is course he was the face of the official leave
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campaign and stepped down from the role after recent days plan of a deal was announced in the so-called checkers plan he said that he was unable to continue being a member of her cabinet as he so disagreed with that as well and also another name in the running for more slightly remains sidle certain started out as more remain campaigning he's the current foreign secretary jeremy hunt now while he has certainly come up supporting for breakfast and supporting a particular. reason may's deal he is thought to be sort of a little less more eager to go into a no deal scenario which boris johnson has said that he is perfectly willing to do already in an economic meeting today in switzerland he said that if you were prime minister that he would take the u.k.
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out of the european union on october 31st with or without a deal so already all those ripples of actions that taking place in the u.k. but it's also provided a lot of food for thought in the european union with me now is matthew bevington a policy research or at the think tank u.k. in a changing europe at king's college london matthew what is the general idea of this today brussels of a what do they make of this. i think for brussels this really just confirms already how dysfunctional the u.k. politics is becoming i really don't think it changes that much in the side all they can really really do is stand back and watch their own like each try and get involved in the campaign and try and favor $1.00 to $1.00 candidate over another i think for their position has always been we negotiate with the government we don't negotiate with m.p.'s as long as treason is the prime minister she's the one we deal with and whoever else takes it from her that she will deal with them so i don't think we're going to become embroiled in this so just see what happens and deal with it afterwards that have already been particularly strong voices saying that there is definitely no room for an renegotiation here is almost as if
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preempting that as well as this whole thing she's going to stick to it i think it is because they've bought into this deal so much now they've charged you know there were 3 different late night meetings they had with reason mates trying to finalize things they've come as far as they can come collectively i think at least on the withdrawal agreement aspect of it there's definitely room for maneuver on the future relationship and if boris johnson or someone like him came in and said we want a free trade agreement i'm sure the european union would be willing to negotiate on the premise that he accepts the withdrawal agreement as it is but you know it seems unlikely that much the status quo maintaining that thank you very much matthew and of course not forgetting as well there are other players in that particularly island. neighbors well the prime minister has said he believed that to resume a stepping down really sort of was a particularly having up particularly dangerous moment and if island in respect of the deal but basically the circumstances now is that both no deal and no breaks it
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up perhaps the 2 scenarios now which both look most likely the right go with an update from london sonia thank you. so to arabia's crown prince mohammed bin sandman has reinforced his support for sudan's transitional military council in a meeting with the deputy head general mohamed him down the go and also pledged further support for sonia arabia where the deployment of troops in yemen meanwhile in sudan doctors engineers and artists have. all rallied on the streets of hard to demanding a transition to a civilian government protesters who voiced concern that regional powers are trying to influence the future of some don imran khan has more from khartoum. ever since the sit ins began in early april it was not a sentiment that's become a focal point to most a rallying cry for what gets said at that sermon often dictates the gender for your position for this year and for the next few days now the mom has backrooms a general strike to take place not just in the capitol hill but across sudan on the
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city's professionals association the brotherhood devices to bring light to represent most of the sudanese professionals is also that this strike if it happens at the earliest it might happen this sunday this strike could will cripple look just a couple but the anti over the country now what we're hearing is that the opposition to finish it off hoping that this strike will put them in the driver's seat when it comes to negotiations with the army up among that the opposition coalition say they want no growth in public melissa called life from the army the army is insisting that they do what's the role. and this is for you some breaking news that we're hearing from the united states the u.s. president donald trump is now saying that he's sending about 1500 troops to the middle east he's also saying that the troops deployment is mostly protective the pentagon had been expected to make that announcement earlier to send those
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additional $1500.00 forces to the middle east and made concerns over iran that's according to sources in the pentagon so now trying to pass confirm that he will be sending 1500 additional troops to the middle east more on the story when we get it right here on al-jazeera in the meantime we'll turn to algeria because people there are protesting on the streets of the capital algiers for the 14 consecutive friday . facing police they chanted we are fed up with the generals there demanding democratic reforms and the removal of politicians from the former president of the mozzies beautifully government presidential elections are expected in july the longtime leader was forced to step down last month. eritrea is marking its 1st independence day since a peace deal was reached with neighboring ethiopia last year the government has
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moved to block social media platforms ahead of the celebrations in what's believed to be an attempt to avoid protests and or summons reports. it's the biggest day in eritrea's calendar of celebrations with even more significance now there's a peace deal with its neighbor one time and the c.e.o. . now u.n. sanctions are lifted but human rights organizations say repression is still part of daily life president is lucky keeps a firm grip in this one party state. and reports of a ban on social media may be surprising to some when you consider how few people are actually. eritrea has a population of $5000000.00 but it's estimated fewer than 2 percent use the internet mobile phones don't have internet access and there's no private media dissent isn't tolerated the country is now in
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a position to open up to the rest of the world. the. surprising part is that very little seems to have changed actually within eritrea.

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