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tv   The Stream 2019 Ep 105  Al Jazeera  July 3, 2019 7:32am-8:01am +03

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yes it certainly is the streets around this building the legislative council have returned to normal for the most part most of the debris that was left behind by the protesters as those riot police stormed into this area to clear the streets and the building itself has gone but the building the legislative council building is still very much in a state of disrepair it is a crime scene still it is cordoned off some repairs beginning to happen superficially to the outside to some of those areas where the protest is burst inside but it will be some time before this building can to return return to any sort of normal operation the president all of the legislate just says that it will take at least a couple of weeks for work to be able to return to the inside of the building they may consider legislators meeting and another part of the city in the meantime but it will be some time before that can happen at this particular government facility
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there is another government be about building but behind me which is attached to the. reopened wednesday morning to normal operation so government employees there have been able to return to work and way now is saying that one of china's state newspaper is that people's daily is saying the kind of process we've been seeing in hong kong could has its reputation as an international business had say the p.r. war has begun. yes there certainly has and i think we're probably only just seeing the start of it really and no surprise that we see mouthpieces all of the communist party in mainland china coming out with this sort of rhetoric that the protest action that we've seen on the streets of hong kong over the past 3 weeks or a threats as they said to the economic stability of hong kong so very much i think as you say we are seeing a war beginning now in hong kong domestically and internationally as well
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remembering that this proteus this latest round of action by the anti-government protest this happened on july the 1st the anniversary of the handover of hong kong from great britain to china or we've heard similar sentiments earlier from the british government from the foreign secretary jeremy hunt saying that it's one of the most exciting pro-business cities in the world and it would be a terrible tragedy if that was to be undermined so similar comments similar themes from both the united kingdom and china but of course for very different reasons here in hong kong no sign of any economic panic in fact the saying index the main share market in hong kong finished on tuesday up for the day that was the day off to the protest action here at the parliament building that was according to analysts on the back of the trade talks between u.s. president donald trump and his chinese counterpart xi jinping so great a forces at play in that regard and as i say no sign of any economic panic in hong
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kong at the moment. reporting from the streets of hong kong for us thank you and. a u.s. navy sailor charged with committing war crimes in iraq has been acquitted by a military jury in california special operations chief edward gallagher was found not guilty of madda gallagher is accused of fatally stabbing and i saw a prisoner who had been wounded by an abstract in iraq in 2017 castro reports. the allegations were deeply troubling and came from members of his own platoon subordinates of navy seal special ops chief edward gallagher turned in their own leader reporting he'd stabbed to death a 17 year old wounded prisoner who was an isolated fighter shot at unarmed civilians in iraq and threatened to kill those accusing him of committing war crimes but at gallagher's military court martial for 1st degree murder and other
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charges the prosecution had no forensic evidence to put forward no body no autopsy and thus no official cause of death was we got into trial they were prepared they didn't expect they didn't do what is needed in a case like this really this should this should never have gotten to trial the way that it did a dramatic blow to the case against gallagher was the bombshell claim of another navy seal who testified under immunity that it was he who had killed the young i so fighter the witness was a medic telling jurors he closed the teen's breathing tube as an act of mercy the prosecution never recovered and the jury of fellow military members acquitted gallagher of murder. if you. think god. will leave the. lawyers for the platoon chief say he had been falsely accused by
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younger seals who ended his rank and accolades gallagher was on his 8th tour of duty he was a darling of american conservative media and president trump appeared to support him in march tweeting in honor of his past service to our country navy seal eddie gallagher will soon be moved to less restrictive confinement while he awaits his day in court that day came tuesday and jurors acquitted gallagher of all war crimes save for the one. and sole charge of posing with the corpse of the teen eisel fighter jurors saw the photo that gallagher texted to friends with the caption good story behind this got him with my hunting knife the photo could not be explained away but gallagher's own words were apparently not enough to convince the jurors that he was guilty of murder heidi joe castro al-jazeera washington. for the 1st time
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a woman has been nominated to lead the body that oversees the affairs of the european union the decision comes after days of wrangling over who should get the most senior jobs at the news main institutions german defense minister live on delay and has been nominated to replace. as president of the european commission belgian prime minister says michelle is slated to be european council president taking over from donald tusk spain's foreign minister george sapporo has been nominated to be the top diplomat he would replace federica margaret me and i.m.f. chief christine the god has been put forward as president of the european central bank taking over from mario draghi they now all need to be endorsed by the european parliament that he and barbara has more details from brussels. after days of wrangling it's a close ally of german chancellor angela merkel who's got the nod for what many see as the most important job. germany's defense minister at a self-proclaimed federalist is the leaders nomination for the post of european
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commission president even if germany are staying on the commission president due to some issues in the government coalition personal knowledge of the local support the whole book which 1st and foremost we have chosen do we mean. for the for people's issues a perfect gender. really happy about it after all europe is a woman child michelle the belgian prime minister is nominated to be the next head of the european council with spain's foreign minister josep barrel as the e.u.'s foreign policy chief while the international monetary fund boss christine lagarde is nominated to head the european central bank you know had 6 in the tide of course we all had to give a bit we all had to move but once again the european council has approved the fact that it's capable of doing so and given the disparate conceptions in europe and amongst the various party groups and families and the various prime ministers i
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believe it to be an assett. the dutch labor leader from stimulants had been seen as the front runner for a commission president as the talks started on sunday but there was a big push back from countries including poland hungary the czech republic and slovakia the so-called visit for the hungary ins and poles have been strongly criticised by simmons over their record on the rule of law throughout these negotiations donald toast the president of the european council has been wary of putting things to a vote prefer him to reach consensus however slowly the process is highlighted not just national divisions but the struggle for influence between europe's political families the top appointments are meant to take into account the results of the recent european elections the group that did best the center right the p.p.p. insisted one of its candidates should head the commission but the lead candidate of the greens has denounced the package as a backdoor deal and old europe at its worst is not
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a certainty that the parliament will approve the new names. i'm going to merkel says the e.u. could explore new rules to avoid repeating the squabbles we've just seen for example direct elections and trans national lists whatever happens the calls for greater transparency are likely to get louder al-jazeera brussels now still ahead on al-jazeera. the agony of syrian solder never in opposition how very. tranquil as head of police is among a number of people arrested or we'll tell you why. the weather sponsored by cateye always. got more walls of all sunshine across the middle east and it's hot sunshine we'll see temperatures getting up into the mid
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forty's for many there you go largely clear skies a little more cloud up towards the caucuses might just one of 2 showers here over the next couple of days a 45 the baghdad 46 in kuwait city or rather more pleasant 2829 for beirut and also for jerusalem over the next couple of days and the great change coming in here there you go one of 2 showers just sliding down towards georgia armenia maybe over towards azerbaijan as we go through thursday 36 celsius in couple getting up to 34 in karate it's hotter than that across the river peninsula here in doha not quite as hot as it has been recently but hot enough 41 celsius maybe a 42 over the next couple of days quite keen wind blowing in so we may see some lifted dust and sand a fair amount of cloud down towards the past south of amman want to spots of right a possibility just around salada as a result of that southern parts of south africa could catch wanted to shout a little bit of cloud just draped across the southern cape at the moment that will
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clear through broad skies do come back in 16 celsius in capetown this is a $22.00 in durban further north or arias 5 and sunny at $24.00 degrees. the weather sponsored by the time i always thought the venezuela colombia border has become a stomping ground for trespassers. as desperate people transgress an illegal passage. to feed an emerging field trafficking markets. we follow that perilous journey unguarded for the line of. play risking it all odd time israel and colombia. on al-jazeera.
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and i missed. a reminder of the news this hour there's been an strike on a migrant camp in libya's capital tripoli there are reports of many deaths the area has seen fighting between the forces of world cliff and those loyal to the internationally recognized government. and u.s. navy seal charged with committing war crimes in iraq has been acquitted by military jury special operations chief edward gallagher was accused of fatally stabbing and i saw a prisoner who had been wounded by him and strike in iraq in 2017. and germany's defense minister on delenn has become the 1st woman to be nominated as the head of the european commission that's the body that oversees the affairs of the european union. the european foreign ministers say the extremely concerned off to iran announced it had reached a limit for no enrich uranium set by the 2015 nuclear deal despite this britain
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france and germany say they won't seek to reimpose un sanctions for now but french president of. iran to immediately reduce its enriched uranium reserves while in a tweet iran's foreign minister mohammad job and zarif hit back at european signatories to the nuclear deal saying that iran is committed to the full implementation of the j.c. p.o. way as long as each 3 implemented their economic commitments so moving forward iran will comply with its commitments under the j c p a way in exactly the same manner as the e 3 have and will comply with their fair enough. now police and television fired tear gas against protesters calling for justice over the death of an israeli ethiopian teenager. thousands of demonstrators blocked roads and tires in cities across israel tuesday
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a sit in was triggered by the death of 18 year old solomon teka who was shot dead by an off duty policeman last week israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has warned protesters to stop breaking the law only to remove you from. we all mourn the tragic death of young solomon turk and we brace the family we brace the european community that is dear to me it is due to us these are not mere words i know that there are problems that need to be solved we have worked hard and i need to work more to solve them but i ask of you one thing stop blocking the road we are a nation of law we will not tolerate the blocking of roads i ask you to solve the problems together well upholding the law. now the un has condemned the deaths of hundreds of syrian civilians living in areas controlled by rebels the syrian government and its russian allies have been bombing areas in the provinces of hama for more than 2 months according to activists an average of 2 children are being killed every day santa has been monitoring developments from neighboring lebanon.
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fear is etched in the faces of these children a fighter jet that is close by. the coffin and it's awful. that it doesn't and don't be afraid their grandmother tells them. this is what life is like in northwest syria so it's often. i try not to get scared so that the assad regime doesn't achieve its objective i won't let them win we have been living under bombardment for 9 years but the children can't help it they get scared but i try to do is comfort them help them forget what is happening outside. i try to make them laugh and give them emotional support. the family lives in moderate of norman the town in southern italy it has been repeatedly targeted and the russian backed syrian government offensive in recent weeks says she is worried about the safety of her grandchildren but
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a life of displacement is not an option and not hung parliament mother may have taken a decision not to leave god willing we won't we did it once and life in exile is difficult we want to live in dignity in our own homes. but it's not safe moderate or no man was home to more than 100000 syrians some displaced from other parts of syria neighborhoods have been flattened hospitals hit ambulances targeted and the united nations says more than 100 children have been killed while at home at school or playing in the streets. the air strikes follow us wherever we go no matter where we go they hit everywhere. i get scared when i hear a plane i can hear it passing by so i immediately.

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