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new to the states if it's ratified it could mean tens of thousands of new arrivals mr jim doesn't want you but he may have to take us a threatening tariffs of no. one other thing he doesn't want the un backed anticorruption commission which he graphed in the business and political elite hard he show no interest in renewing its mandate that's made him far from universally popular in a country struggling with impunity starting from january when he takes office is 4 years to win over the dieters don't homan outside. the argentine president has suffered a major setback in his attempt to win reelection official results from the country's primary election so opposition candidates alberta fernandez and his running mates the former president cristina fernandez the current star have received more than 47 percent of the vote and that's 15 percent more than makris governing party has vowed to make changes ahead of the 1st round of presidential elections in october.
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separatists in southern yemen say they are committed to a cease fire in the city of aden with the saudi led coalition at least 40 people have been killed in the past 4 days as u.a.e. backed forces overran government bases and the presidential palace andrew chapelle reports. despite the shards of broken glass and burned out reminders of days of fighting people in aden are speaking of hope that they are finally being heard but that. once the cease fire started life returned to normal peace returned security returned and people cars and children started returning to the markets and music the separatist forces who represent us agreed to the cease fire that was proposed by saudi arabia and the coalition forces and i hope that saudi arabia and the coalition can provide justice for the southern citizen. as his press. palace fell
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to separatists control other months are hardy yemen's internationally recognized leader was in saudi arabia where he spends most of his time as he met with the king how these own officials were publicly casting doubts about who the coalition is really supporting in yemen and aid through cells a baby the leader of the southern transitional council made his own pitch to the king from a new found position of strength is that. we're ready to work responsibly with the leadership of the arab alliance led by the great sisterly nation saudi arabia in managing this crisis we reiterate our firm position to stand firmly with the arab coalition to fight a rainy an expansion in the region led by saudi arabia we renew our confidence in the kingdom of saudi arabia and declare our readiness to work with them and through them as an ally we have proven to be a strong ally that they can trust to work with on the ground for the last 5 years
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unlike others who are full of empty talk. without calling for complete secession beatty's comments made a late fears of more internet scene fighting between members of the coalition i don't think we are seeing a proxy war between the 2 allies simply different priorities and i think in the end neither of solidary b.n. or of the emirates are unhappy i think after 5 years of fighting. convinced that they are not going to win the war against the hoti is they're not going to liberate. it has cost them too much already so i think they are making do with simply taking over the south completely. as security returns to aden and its residents go on with their lives it appears the 4 days of violence they experience may have completely changed the lay of the land and given them
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a greater say in their own future whatever they decided to be enter should help al-jazeera. the head on al-jazeera a nation in mourning at its hands and the outcomes of terms with one of its worst ever accidents plus. dozens of people are injured tossers between israeli forces and palestinians at the up some mosque compound. hello there still a very unsettled weather pattern across much of europe now and also about of course across the south through the mediterranean but still the systems keep coming across not to the north and the northwest image taken has seen some really vigorous storms some very strong winds a lot of damage reported across that in parts of the u.k. with trees down and also some areas under water as these rains really have been
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very heavy at times but more very heavy rain throughout monday again across the u.k. that big storm system there on. on through much risk on a.b.c. head to the start of the work week and then you'll see here a lot of the alsa goals more thunderstorms in the forecast they could be strong at times as more warnings in place for days and again look at this very unsettled cross into northern front so keeping those temperatures low as well not so low temperatures though cross and romania equal $35.00 celsius and book arrest us about 6 degrees above the average for this time of year but still very unsettled across the central areas and again pushing through much of poland into western areas of russia so some it is not too bad but it really does come with clouds pretty strong gusty winds and again some heavy amounts of rain then to the south across northern africa it's dry mostly fine what you will notice is temperature is not as hot as they have been so certainly on cheese day a much more pleasant 35 in tunis and we should see about 25 degrees celsius in rep at.
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rewind returns with a new series. of dates on the past about using documentary. rewind continues with. i will come early. on in the week it's the heart. of the institute you're holding number for your nose to be to start to break it is still barely possible on al-jazeera. hello again the top stories on al-jazeera are huge celebrations in indian
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administered kashmir have been held amid heavy restrictions a communications blackout has been in effect for a week on friday police and broke up several demonstrations against the indian government's decision to strip the disputed region of its autonomy. conservative candidate. terry will be guatemala's next president election officials declared him the winner after early results showed him with a commanding lead over a center left contender and former 1st lady sandra torrents. several southern separatists in yemen say they are committed to a cease fire in the city of aden with a saudi led coalition at least 40 people have been killed in the past 4 days of fighting that's as u.a.e. backed forces overran government bases and the presidential palace. as muslims across the world celebrate their holiday many displaced syrians say they're unable to do so forced to flee their homes in the arts my refugee camp in el. countryside
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say it is no longer a joyous occasion. it became just a normal day for us nobody's feeling happy since we were forced to leave their homes have passed we don't really feel it because nobody's happy since we lost our village no person who's lost neighbors or relatives can be happy. well the annual religious pilgrimage to mecca known as the has has ended for millions of muslims in saudi arabia it's the world's largest religious gathering more than $2000000.00 people taking part this year the pilgrimage is mandatory for all muslims who must perform it at least once in their lives. dozens of protesters were injured after israeli police moved into a mosque compound in occupied east jerusalem during idol atop prayers they set off
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sound grenades and move people out following a standoff with palestinians at one of the gates to the sites the trouble began when right when jewish groups demanded access to the compound on the muslim holiday harry fawcett reports from occupied east jerusalem. chaos and confrontation inside the mosque compound on the 1st day of eat out her. usually non muslims are barred access on muslim holidays but for a 2nd time this summer significant dates for jews and muslims have overlapped and for a 2nd time israeli security forces decided to allow in jewish groups having said they would only do so if they assess the security situation as favorable. towards or call me out of if the extreme right wing government in the state is supporting the settlers to target the holy sites and to invade them in order to control into judea zone they try continuously and repeatedly but we drew slim people are resisting and we will fight on against these practices. earlier on sunday tens of thousands of
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muslim worshippers had answered the call from the islamic walk the trust that operates the compound under the authority of jordan to pray in and around all of the local mosques were ordered closed to maximize numbers the muslim officials aware that right wing jewish nationalists have been demanding access to the site known to jews as the temple mount on t. shirt but of the day jews mourn tragedies in their history including the destruction of the 1st and 2nd temples perhaps the key question about today's events is why the israeli security forces decided to change their minds in the early part of the day that aside it's a ban on was the ins entry to the al aqsa mosque compound for fear of friction a change that position and friction ensued anyway a police spokesman said the situation changed. after they dispersed muslim worshippers using stun grenades tear gas and rubber bullets he denied that was a tactic to clear the way for jewish groups saying security forces responded after chairs and stones were thrown at them there has been an increasingly vociferous
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movement on the religious right in israel for more access to the site a change to the status quo arrangements in force since the start of the israeli occupation in 1967 you heard a glick is a leading voice in that movement and i asked him whether the decision to allow access was a political one by a government that wants to satisfy right wing voters ahead of september's election mr netanyahu will last a week told the police you do what you think is right i'm not going to get involved and if you say on line that he did it for political reasons you are lying to your crowd it has nothing to do with the decision was made percy by the office of the police palestinians those see this as intensely political the senior p.l.o. politician hamas accusing israel of recklessness and aggression designed to provoke religious and political tension this holy site is once again a flashpoint and a focal point in the conflict are a force that al-jazeera occupied east jerusalem. protesters are staging
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a sit in for the 4th day in a row at hong kong's international airport right now as you can see and it comes over public outrage over the hand heavy handed police response to anti-government rallies over the weekend at least 40 people were injured when police used tear gas to disperse crowds airline cathay pacific has warned staff they could be fired for supporting the protests. there will be 3 days of national mourning in tanzania for 70 people who died in a fuel tanker explosion funerals have been held for some of the victims while president john foley has visited people injured in saturday's blast catalogue reports. overwhelming grief. the tanzanian city of moore a girl mourns the death of dozens of people killed in a fuel tanker explosion coffins lined the funeral venue as families bury their
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loved ones. back to that i mean that would be to thank you jackie he was about to leave the area but then the explosion happened he tried to escape but it was too late he was already on file and screaming. the vehicle overturned on saturday crowds of rush to collect leaking fuel moments after an explosion of bodies scattered on the ground many burned beyond recognition the government says d.n.a. testing will be offered. if we have enough doctors and d.n.a. specialists so our team will make sure they do whatever it takes so that family members can identify the relatives and bury. survivors were flown to hospital in dar es salaam for specialized treatment many have severe burns on over 80 percent of their body. when the finest. that
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i began to run away but i got burnt when a man tripped on top of me i was able to push him off but then a 2nd person fell on me. president john mughal foully visited the injured and declared 3 days of national mourning. and he. we have seen the patients some are doing very well but most important for us as tanzanians is to pray for the sick and for those who lost their lives. the explosion is the latest in a series of similar disasters that have killed dozens of east africans in recent years distraught families are now trying to cope with the pain as they say their final farewell. to the young man. it's one of the world's most endangered species but the mountain gorillas of central africa are making a slow and fragile return from the brink of extinction since 2010 the population
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has increased by a quarter to just over 1000 stephanie decker reports from the mountains in rwanda the center of the conservation efforts what you didn't want to step back were at the foot of the very good mountains and getting a briefing on how to behave around the mountain gorilla that's what everyone here has come to see and they've paid $1500.00 each to spend one hour with the great apes in their habitat are you excited i am beyond excited this is international treasure that is being protected in rwanda and i'm so lucky to be able to experience it i can't wait and the cost is they put the concept when you think about it i think i think that's fair it limits access certainly to people who can afford it but i think by talking about what the mountain gorillas are providing for the communities that makes a lot of sense. this hike is not for the faint of heart it's beautiful
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but challenging terrain we trekked uphill for over an hour. our guide augustan shows us how gorillas get their water. and keep the energy high. and then. right in front of us a family babies mothers and the impressive great big family man the silverback. the young ones are curious we have to move back not to get too close. others seem almost bored by our presence. then a display of power. we walk around to get another view it's incredibly close. to his bout greatness and their bad acts just like watching
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us watch these great apes facing extinction just a couple of decades ago and their surprise could use the page numbers on the race. before we know it the hour is up and it's time to track back down. to see. the. past. rwanda's tourism policy we're told is one of low volume high value visitor numbers are restricted and the prices high translates to $25.00 per minute for the hours spent with the gorillas tourists actually who come to see the girl as i understand why we've done that understand that it's all about conservation for the species and you can even see it in the in the in the last recent systems that we did our strategy has actually prevent to be the right way to do this we've seen a 26 percent increase in the number of individual born in the us so it's working
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both on the conservation side and on the tourism side it's a fragile success story critically endangered for years and now their status has been adjusted to endangered the latest census shows or just over a 1000 gorillas spanning rwanda uganda and the democratic republic of congo from just around 200 a few decades ago but that still doesn't seem a large number when you think that it's the whole world's entire population of these incredible animals. stephanie decker al-jazeera individually good mountains. hello again the headlines on al-jazeera are huge celebrations in indian administered kashmir have been held amid heavy restrictions a communications blackout has been in effect for a week. more from. there's very little information trickling in and
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out of the region but the government says that no untoward incident has been reported there are some restrictions that have been put in place in some areas because of security situation but according to the images that we see from. the city. seem to be all close the streets are all deserted there are more troops on the ground but the real issue here is the complete. lack of access where it comes to communication conservative candidates. will be guatemala's the next president election officials declared him the winner after early results showed him with a commanding lead over a center left contender and the former 1st lady sandra towards the urgent time president has suffered a major setback in his attempt to win reelection official results in the country's primary election so often encountered alberto fernandez and his running mate the
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former president cristina fernandez the courage her have received more than 47 percent of the vote that's 15 percent more than the governing party. southern separatists in yemen say they are committed to a ceasefire in the city of aden with the saudi led coalition at least 40 people have been killed in the past 4 days of fighting forces overran government bases and the presidential palace. the annual religious pilgrimage to mecca known as the has has ended for millions of muslims in saudi arabia it's the world's largest religious gathering with more than $2000000.00 people taking part this year the pilgrimage is mandatory for all muslims who must perform it at least once in their lives dozens of protesters were injured after israeli police moved into the mosque compound in occupied east jerusalem during prayer as israeli police. move people out of the area following
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a standoff with palestinians at one of the gates to this site those are the headlines on inside story is coming up next stay with us. on counting the cost a new currency to challenge the dollar facebook's global dominance faces challenges . currency wars trying to let the one depreciate its trump run up the trade the economic and environmental costs of sand extract something that costs on al-jazeera . will china intervene to stop protests in hong kong beijing warns protesters saying its patience is wearing thin after many weeks of chaos but what options does it have to deal with anger in hong kong and is a military intervention possible this is inside story.
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hello and welcome to the program. china has warned it might be losing patience with what it calls a color revolution in hong kong it said those who play with fire must not mistake beijing's restraint for weakness they will eventually be punished a few days after that warning protesters were back on the streets for the 10th straight weekend they've defied a police ban on some of the marches and again faced tear gas activists have also staged a protest at the international airport to make arriving tourists aware of their campaign protesters want chief executive leader kerry lamb to resign greater democratic reform and an inquiry into alleged police violence but lam says her priority is to stop the unrest that she says has hurt the city's economy and just see it as rob mcbride has been covering the protests. another day of protests on the streets of hong kong and predictably perhaps one small ending of violent
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clashes with the police this march that we were following started in a district called sham choice that's a part of the calhoun area of hong kong where thousands of people took part even though it was technically an illegal demonstration that didn't put people off given the strength of feeling that exists here in hong kong at the moment once they reach the end of the march most people simply went home but a hard call pressed on and try to stall show one police station which is just a couple of 100 meters down this road here they formed a barricade they pushed to get try to get within throwing range of the walls with police very much barricaded inside a predictably a clash broke out police fired tear gas and also rubber bullets dispersing the people who then slipped away it's part of the protesters tactics of hit and run and then very quickly squads of riot police arrived to very much of the place there all starts he wants more on the streets of hong kong it does seem to be perhaps
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a more robust response from the police here watching very closely of course will be beijing and they would applaud such a tough move they would applaud taking a tougher stance with these demonstrators that we've published probably seen today as we know from the remarks that the chinese central government has made of hong kong a very quickly it's almost reaching a point of no return is almost on a knife edge as people here have said that this whole system of one country 2 systems is possibly in danger of collapse which could of course mean eventually having to declare a state of emergency and sending and the people's liberation army we are nowhere near that at this stage but china is watching very carefully robert cried for inside story. this is what the director of the hong kong and macau affairs office jang shamming who's a top chinese official had to say on wednesday the violence is getting more and
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more intense impacting an increasingly why part of the society it can be said that hong kong is facing the most serious situation since its return to china the movement about the extradition bill has gone bad and it has the clear characteristics of a color revolution if the situation in hong kong continues to worsen into unrest that the hong kong special administrative region government cannot control the central government will not sit back and do nothing. all right let's bring in our guests from hong kong via skype tom grundy is editor in chief and founder of hong kong free press an independent publication from beijing einar tangan is china political analyst and advises the chinese government on economic issues and development and finally from nottingham via skype steve saying is director of the china institute at s. oas university of london welcome to the program steve let me start with you the protests have been evolving what have you noticed changing in the past week well
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the really big development in the last week was the language of the chinese government is using. it is now describing events in on coal as coal to that that who should know doesn't know it very important change in language that we thank something very important to the chinese communist party color revolutions ultimately a boat unseating to parties in china and that is something which the party or xi jinping absolutely not totally did is hunting the single most important development in the last week i know what does it mean to you in beijing the china is using this kind of language they're describing it as a color revolution. well i think you should look at it as a reaction to what's happening in hong kong i mean this is morphed from the kind of political theater that somehow this extradition treaty was unfair to hong kong to a full blown cry for
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a complete democratic system universal suffrage i mean in essence this is a direct challenge to the existing basic laws and also to beijing so i think they're going to they're reacting to that and they will continue to react if these kind of fringe elements continue to push this idea tom we've talked about the demands that protesters have put out there we're talking about a complete withdrawal of this extradition bill an independent inquiry into the crisis an investigation into what they say is an excessive use of force by police and also for hong kong chief executive kerry lamb to step down if one or 2 of these demands are met would that put into the protests i'm sure that hong kong could not make any such concessions because it mean the protests were unlike what misapplying was just saying that universal suffrage is actually something bait into the mini constitution here the basic law one of the articles phase i have it right here that the ultimate aim is the election of the chief executive by universal suffrage so if
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i do a cover revolution revolution here for not fighting for something new from what we've been thing and who we've been speaking to on the street they're defending the freedoms in the civil liberties the promise them anyway in many ways with the demands that you have lifted that they are conservative that they simply want the freedoms that were promised in the basic law in the one country people with agreement to be maintained. i know it looked like you wanted to jump in so i'm going to i'm going to let you have your reaction but also i want to ask you about a development that's come about in the past couple of days where. communist backed publications are essentially accusing the u.s. of being involved busy in these protests what kind of direction does this move all of this into well quite frankly from beijing's point of view the meeting is by senior democratic party founder mr lew going to washington meeting with pump aoe with pat and also bolton and in addition to congress and seeking
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support for an independent democratic home kong and then this latest meeting between a senior embassy official and mr wong the student leader has made it very clear in least in beijing's eyes that the u.s. is supporting this particular action and they believe it's part of a kind of all pressure situation that in addition to the trade issue in addition to sending ships through the taiwan straits that this is another tactic and that the u.s. doesn't care what happens to hong kong only if they can use this as a pawn in a game to gain economic advantage steve it looked like you were reacting to some of what i had to say there so i want to see if you want to jump in i also want to ask you what do you think about these accusations by china or by communist backed
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publications that are essentially alleging that the u.s. is also involved that there are foreign influences involved in these protests as well. well if i would it director of the cia i would be very pleased with what the chinese government was saying because it will say that the cia is delivering miracles that is totally and utterly incapable of delivering i think all these allegations of american and other foreign interference completely quantised at least a protests that is very much developing out of hong kong because of the way how both the special mission special initiative in government and the chinese government have been dealing with people in hong kong but having said that i think we do have to take the chinese government albeit mistaken view of foreign interventions seriously we have to be aware that policies are never make on the basis of reality but on the basis of one's perceptions and nonnes of that reality
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they see a lot of shadows behind hong kong that kens in their language when they really isn't any black hand and this is a very important issue because it means that. the chinese government is not understanding where the problem really lies in hong kong in a mirror situation and the protesters in hong kong are also not seeing what the chinese government may actually do in response to what they are doing even though they are not pushing for. democracy at the station that demands has been very much focus on the issue of the last to have to be withdrawn and that the protesters who are arrested should be free and just let enquiry should be instituted they are not reading the kind of things the chinese government are saying about it kind of revolution but beijing season they have
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a problem. to understand each other in order to find a way out at the moment we're not seeing that happening tom adding listen to what steve just said do you believe that beijing no matter what their rhetoric might be no matter what moves they've made do you believe that beijing really understands what lies at the heart of these protests and these demands from protesters. i don't think it's coming from abroad i think those favor is a wacky at best and wild conspiracy wildly conspiratorial were looking at some of the videos and things put out by state media. it's quite comical there is just no evidence for meetings with officials like consulates and and others abroad are pretty normal including meeting those of the opposition i've seen videos of kazan to present at the protest and we know a lot of them as journalists or local residents and most comically we've seen local lawmakers point to some of the good protestors using like walk lead source winning floats or you know laser pens and and gas mask of these things are available really
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you know here i don't think the ca cia has much of a budget if that's what they're furnishing the protesters with the fact is. this is an organic you know home grown movement that has come out of years oppressed rationed by peaceful protests have not worked through decades of demands the universal suffrage and to suggest that it's coming from elsewhere is kind of oriental if to suggest that people cannot have independent thought here organize themselves or purchase basic math without the help of foreigners i know we're hearing more and more warnings from china and seems to be indicating that beijing's patience is wearing ever center so what exactly is china prepared to do if these protests don't diminish. well that's a very large question i mean there's a legal way to do that in which case it would be the hong kong government would
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request under the basic laws that this situation had become civil strife and that they could have the p l a actually come in and take control the situation that would be an invitation the other way is if china thought that a foreign power was behind these attacks and was financing them now both my fellow guests have said oh this is nonsense but they didn't refute the fact that there were meetings between the pro-democracy side and the high level officials of bolton pence and pompei 0 and the the the leader of the house palosi who all encourage this and said that hong kong should pursue a democratic future so in this particular case it doesn't make sense for them to just say poo poo this doesn't exist it's all imaginary now the also you start looking at how organized these protests are how they're morphing there are
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strategies they're doing this hit and run as your lead in indicated this is not the kind of sophistication that you would expect from students nor it's fine to say that you can buy these things but the fact is if you go to these sites they will give you a helmet they will give you a gas mask they will give you other things signage is all of it are all freshly printed this takes a lot of logistics coordination getting all these people ings now there are 2 bias and a grammy and scenario one are the legal demonstrations which are fine like at the airport. tom go ahead ask you what you said. we know exactly how the protesters are organizing themselves in acquiring this care they have buying it from shops from the internet you can see it really happening it's out in the open on telegrams on social media unlike the mainland where there is censorship the free internet here is unable people to do that do not feel that
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local people are capable of making such purchases. no i don't feel that there are many capable of making these purchases in the mt they have to remember this is a group of people who are protesting in essence against the unfairness of the system you have a country that has the 8th largest g.d.p. per person in the world and it's one of the richest it's done very well with its trade as a open door to both sides into china and outside of china yet the masses of people in these young people cannot even think of affording a basic house their wages are basically stagnant in a country where they are forced to compete against the very wealthy expatriates who are coming in so the underlying issue here is the economic unfairness and you talk about this as if they have lots of extra money to spend on such for all of these as gas masks hard helmets and signage it has to be coordinated they're not buying that
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of themselves and giving them out you know that to morrow to you know let go you can see the element let me play many other things in their living and let me just stop you there i'll give you tom in a minute a chance to respond and i want to get to steve because steve i saw you shaking your head so i want to see what your response is what i was saying but also i want to focus on one point he was making he was saying that perhaps there would be a scenario or a legal mechanism by which hong kong would request that the people's liberation army come to hong kong to deal with these protests and so what i want to ask you is do you think that there is any chance that the p l a would at some point in the near or long term future show up on the streets of hong kong it went yes not we are not seeing you know 8 b.n. people eat it you mediate i don't see. why some wait wait now an option instead must it will be that will go to the chinese government but if
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it comes to eat and if xi jinping will be chinese confused that he'll forward the chinese communist party it hong kong and which is probably to be out of see. being challenge they will do whatever it takes if it means standing in the p. o. a or calling out if you know a government in hong kong they will do it and i don't think we should have any illusions about that now having said that i think the. conversation was really a bit rather unreal we have to deal with realities there's no point in making allegations which are totally ungrounded in reality people in hong kong are perfectly capable of organizing themselves people who say they don't simply don't understand a whole operates and the young people in hong kong may not have a lot of money now perfectly capable of. powered tyson what they believe to be important they believe what they are protesting today is the last chance for damage
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to get to defend their core values and if people things that go something as important as these people in hong kong and they will power ties to korea wanted and they're spending the money to buy the. hats and gas masks i don't think they really understand what's actually going on in most of the demonstrators in hong kong the more activist ones are in a graduates or law university each students they have a good economic future in hong kong they are not out there for personal gains they are out there for what they believe in i think beijing needs to understand the need . to employ a train crashed in hong kong tom i know you want to jump in cement you do that now but i also want to ask you is what's going on now proof to you and many others that china as one country 2 systems model is no longer viable. well yes i want to
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respond to mr tang and his expertly calling the beijing's line that by trying to refocus on economic issues and the plight of young people which are which exists but that doesn't mean that they can't just you know face math and things that sort of insulting to say that they can't it's quite an educated and middle class you know society a lot of people live with that parent and they can afford a few dollars to buy what lead to cover to go to the child at them. a lot of these items are donated and we've seen fund raising campaigns online in the millions of dollars to support them because they're raised at decent level of support locally for what's going on as for the 2nd value question one country 2 systems is the big concern i think these young people are going to be alive when this agreement they set to expire in 2047 and we're going to be an unknown that's why they're protesting for their future many of them don't have you know a 2nd option or elsewhere to lives but when it comes to palin involvement which is
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also suggested i think that is also i think way far busy off into the future because there are other you know toys that the police can bring out such as water cannon and we've really seen a bit of a crackdown the last week or 2 with police being more forthright in making arrests unlawful assembly but it's true to say this is just being bring a big question mark over one country 2 systems and certainly if there was a lane involvement that would be admitting that that that agreement for hong kong autonomy that einar let me ask you specifically about hong kong's chief executive kerry lam where do things stand between kerry lam and beijing right now and is there any chance that some point soon she loses the support of beijing and has to step aside. well and realistically i think she lost the support through the handling of this matter it was her idea to push this particular extradition treaty
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at the time she she thought it would be a very sympathetic cause because of the murder of this young young woman and her child hong kong citizen after he took took her to taiwan at least alleged that this is what happened and i think but beijing is not going to abandon her they do not want to be seen to be giving in to a mob rule i'm actually kind of appalled by both of my fellow commentators that they don't seem to have any kind of sympathy for the people of hong kong who are being not only inconvenienced but actually physically harmed by this you know the police officers who have been attacked and wounded last fingers the woman at the subway station who was pregnant and could not get to the hospital you know this is not about attacking mainland china now what these students these radical elements are not for and so the whole movement the ones that are illegal are going after
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their own they're setting fires in front of police stations they're defacing public property you saw what kind of who would listen they engaged in at the at the main house of government this is kind of if they're blocking tunnels i mean how is this helping it preventing people from getting to work is this is this the way is this the face of democracy is this how you protect the rule of law by breaking it by not only inconveniencing but harming your fellow citizens what's the response to this is this somehow all part of the cost of pushing this kind of color revolution tom i'm going to give you the last word here but just be aware we don't have a lot of time we only have about a minute left i want to ask you to respond to what i was saying and also from your vantage point there in hong kong and having been on the streets there what about this specific charge of danger to residents and people being caught up in the violence when it happens. well just to respond with carol lam
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i mean i tend to agree beijing is going to stick by her. so now maybe in a few months we will see a stepping down for family reasons or something like that but this demand that's been brought busy up a couple times during the show of her to be for her to fat down we've not heard that on the streets for a while i think protesters would prefer a lame duck in place so that demand has been replaced with the implementation of universal suffrage for some if with the time was thinking i was ready to defend protesters and some of the violence actions we've seen on that side bearing in mind you know i fin have everything coming from both sides and i'm not going to i've seen them besieged the police station just at the bottom of my building using bricks and slingshots the next day in tear gas canisters in their hundreds thrown in putting indiscriminately against the people outside including resident interests in the heart of the tourist district and as i left to do that showed that the anger
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on the street was coming from residents and they had a few choice words and profanity for the police because whenever we speak to people we have no holes in this we find that there is still a decent level of support from the resident despite it being a tear gas birthday across the city all the protestors are we're going to leave it there because we have run out of time thank you to all our guests tom grundy einar tangan and steve saying and thank you too for watching you can see the program again any time by visiting our web site al jazeera dot com and for further discussion go to our facebook page that's facebook dot com forward slash a.j. inside story you can also join the conversation on twitter our handle is at a.j. inside stories for me mamma jim jewel and the whole team here bye for now.
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a big breaking news story account be chaotic trying to behind the scenes. people shouting instructions in your ear you're trying to provide the best most curious today's information as quickly as you can. it's when you come off on being seen pinned to realize even witness history in the making. to grieve in india you heard regina rich. getting ramping up the rhetoric pakistan's foreign minister accuses india of taking a nazi like approach to the disputed region of kashmir. meanwhile many in indian administered kashmir put politics aside as. they celebrate the muslim right holiday
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during a lockdown. you're watching live from the headquarters and. also ahead 4th time lucky guatemala's center right candidate claims victory after his previous failed beds for the presidency. putting away their weapons it's quiet in the southern yemeni city of aides say they're committed to fire and a high risk rescue in china the efforts to save people from severe flooding. hello security remains tight in indian administered kashmir which has been under a security and communication lockdown for a week the action is expected to continue pakistan's foreign minister has strongly
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criticized india's government for revoking the region's autonomy accusing it of having what he called a fascist mentality in an exclusive interview today she told al-jazeera beijing fully supports pakistan's position over the disputed region to d. in india you have a regime which has. that approach that they have is that all of us has been guilty you know this is the political wing of the united states. that is great concern to pakistan innocent people being attacked killed raped. and through the pellet guns using eyesight you have seen this curfew. there's a communication blackout. journalists are not being allowed in with the news not filtering out. the latest from new delhi. the indian media is reporting that there
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is a curfew like situation in stream which is the largest city in the region the government says the prayers were concluded peacefully in several parts of the rally in fact thousands of people apparently attended prayers environment which is close to srinagar there are conflicting reports coming from the ground the information line is still down the phone lines are not working and internet is not working so there's very little information trickling in and out of the region but the government says that no untoward incident has been reported there are some restrictions that have been put in place in some areas because of security situation but according to the images that we see from srinagar in the city. seem to be all closed the streets are all deserted there are more troops on the ground but the real issue really here is the complete the lack of access where it
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comes to communication the phone lines as i mentioned are still down to people in different parts of the country who want to get in touch with their families they conduce or and push meetings who are locked in the valley they have to wait for long hours to access the few foreign goods that are there in government offices to let their loved ones know of their well being and also wish them during this important festival in the islamic calendar as far as journalists are concerned it's really difficult to get very far but an accurate information what we have heard from reuters news agency on the 8th is that they have been protests on sunday according to one of these 500 people participated in the protests but as of sunday evening the government says that no untoward incident was reported and that the value remained largely peaceful but what the communication blockade really means is that kush midis are suffering they're completely isolated for. the rest of the
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world and it's really difficult for journalists to do their job. for those has been walking for 3 hours from one pharmacy to the next he needs injections for a 70 year old mother she has cancer long burgers when generations are not available in the market so the situation here is bad and nothing is available here. pharmacies in srinagar are running out of medicine drug. we don't have 50 percent of our stock of the curfew continues will run out of our medicines and teen or 15 days families like these are stuck at home because of security restrictions imposed by the indian government after a few folk the region's autonomy last week 4 lines are down and internet is not working nobody knows what happened nobody tells us the result of everything is gone mobile phones are of. this is not life this is not the modern world this is all
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gone i mean we are living in. this editor of an english daily says she hasn't been able to reach a journalist in the valley since monday she's filed a petition in india's top court to ask the government to live for strictures on the media we don't know all the truth we are seeing a lot of different reports and there are very strikingly different words coming out which one is the. big picture it's very difficult to say with certainty the government says the restrictions are temporary and are aimed at ensuring law and order in the region but the editors guild of india say it's concerned that they're making it difficult to report accurately from the region and people here say that that vacuum is being filled by mr porting and what they call fake news on the internet fact checkers of the quaint and indeed online
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news websites say they have found 13 instances of fake news flooding the internet in recent days so there is no communication we don't know what's happening so i think when you talk about propaganda other thing isn't easy but anybody actually on board decides to just read or whatever they want to read greek news be the kind of me was that they want people to believe it. back in srinagar or through those finally manages to get one injection for his ailing mother but not all he will now have to look elsewhere for another day as people and indeed it was to live under these unprecedented restrictions in these uncertain times. i'll just hear you daily . in guatemala a conservative candidate tell a handler will be the next president election officials declared him the winner after early results showed him with a commanding lead over a center left contender and former 1st lady sandra tourists john homa has more.
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what tamal is new president elect a 100 gym a day on his 4th attempt the man they called the eternal candidate has finally won we don't think i'm very happy happy and satisfied with the results with the confidence of the guatemalan people. but who is gemma today a conservative waynes to resolve the whole say a guatemalans top 2 concerns the 1st security. there's a lot of crime and you're free to go out because there are many thieves giamatti plans to get tough bring in but the death penalty and restricting rights for gang members in jail. and the 2nd a lack of jobs that leads to guatemala city more people to the us border than any of the country probably with is that on the way the problem is that since there's no work in guatemala many people migrate and sometimes it's sad what happens to those who die or get killed while searching for a new future to help their family. promise to stop creating jobs by increasing
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tourism and foreign investment to build what he calls an economic war it's going to be tough inequalities deeply ingrained in a country that's the biggest economy in central america but in which more than half the population live in poverty this way i'll confirm it added to all this is an unexpected challenge to do just signed by the outgoing president with the u.s. it says that migrants crossing the country mainly from honduras and el salvador have to ask for asylum in guatemala rather than continue to the states if it's ratified it could mean tens of thousands of new arrivals mr doesn't want that deal but he may have to take it you. threatening tariffs you know. one other thing he doesn't want the u.n. backed anticorruption commission which he graphed in the business and political elite hart has shown no interest in renewing its mandate that's made him far from universally popular in
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a country struggling with impunity starting from january when he takes office is 4 years to win over the dial to his own home in. argentina as president will reach a mockery has suffered a major setback in his attempt to win reelection official results from primary elections on sunday show opposition candidates to fernandez and his running mate that's the former president cristina kirchner received more than 47 percent of the vote that's 15 percent more than makris governing party he's vowed to make changes ahead of the 1st round of presidential vote in october. separatists in southern yemen say they're committed to a cease fire in the city of aden with the saudi coalition at least 40 people have been killed in the past 4 days as u.a.e. backed forces overran government bases and the presidential palace and her schapelle has more. despite the shards of broken glass and burned out reminders of
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days of fighting people in aden are speaking of hope that they are finally being heard but that. once the ceasefire started life returned to normal police returned security returned and people cars and children started returning to the markets and music the separatist forces who represent us agreed to the cease fire that was proposed by saudi arabia and the coalition forces and i hope that saudi arabia and the coalition can provide justice for the southern citizen. as his presidential palace fell to separatists control months or hadi yemen's internationally recognized leader was in saudi arabia where he spends most of his time as he met with the king how does own officials were publicly casting doubts about who the coalition is really supporting in yemen and aid through cells a baby the leader of the southern transitional council made his own pitch to the king from a new found position of strength is that. we're ready to work responsibly
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with the leadership of the arab alliance led by the great sisterly nation saudi arabia in managing this crisis we reiterate our firm position to stand firmly with the arab coalition to fight a rainy an expansion in the region led by saudi arabia we renew our confidence in the kingdom of saudi arabia and declare our readiness to work with them and through them as an ally we have proven to be a strong ally that they can trust to work with on the ground for the last 5 years unlike others who are full of empty talk. without calling for completes a session so baby's comments may ali fears of more internet seen fighting between members of the coalition i don't think we are seeing a proxy war between the 2 allies simply different priorities and i think in the end.

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