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this is al jazeera. headquarters here in doha coming up in the next sixty minutes reporting from the israel gaza border. friday protest as a gathering that story coming up. over the future of the syrian rescue group which says the white house is reviewing its funding plus. some information i am aware of. white house officials struggle to defend. differing versions of the scandal involving a form of porn star. and the campaign to free an al-jazeera journalist from jail we look at egypt's crackdown on the media. and i'm somehow must now be here with this
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sport after boston celtics said take it to a nothing lead in the eastern conference semifinals a metaphor first n.b.a. championship by decade. let's get going palestinians are gathering near the israeli border fence in gaza for a sixth consecutive friday of protests and each week the israeli military has fired on the protesters killing at least forty one people and injuring thousands more the protests are planned in the lead up to me the fifteenth now that's the anniversary of the creation of israel and the expulsion of palestinians which they call an outcome or the catastrophe and they're calling for the right to return to villages where their families once lived which are now in israel harry forsett joins us live from that area so harry is there a sense of anticipation there about what might happen during the course of the day . well yes that is the same sort of situation we saw last
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friday when the numbers at this time of day are relatively light but of course last friday we also saw that a rushing of the fence by several hundred protesters which was one of the most dramatic events that we've seen in all of these friday protests so far right now prayers are going on so usually the numbers swell after the conclusion of friday prayers already we've seen some protesters trying to get close to the fence they've been issued warnings on loudspeakers from an israeli soldier tear gas has been fired and we heard him say in arabic that after the gas there will be live bullets shot so moved back from the fence so already there have been initial skirmishes we wait to see how many people arrive as i say after friday prayers last friday the main arrivals happened around three or four o'clock in the afternoon it's now just after one o'clock here gaza time. heard and seen those claims from palestinian
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doctors harry about the israeli forces using dum dum bullets i mean that there is an element to this that psychologically must be tough as well. yes i have to stress though that there are serious questions about whether that is a true claim one medical worker that i've spoken to says that the sorts of injuries that we're seeing are consistent with a relatively large caliber sniper bullets fired over several hundred meters distance so we should be careful to stress that that has not by any stretch been conclusively proved that the use of hollow point or dum-dum bullets indeed there are doubts about that but but yes psychologically this is one of the really interesting things that you'd expect the devastating injuries that we've seen the amputation and indeed those dozens of deaths to have some kind of a deterrent effect for people who are thinking about getting close to the border actually it seems to have gone the other way that that psychological. barrier has
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been breached already that people want to make sure that they do get close to the fence that they make their voices heard i spoke to one of the leading psychiatry ists here in gaza earlier today and he was saying that you have to really put yourself in the shoes of someone who may have gone through many years of education . got to the point where there are no jobs there is no real prospect of any change no prospect of getting out of gaza what do these people have to lose and on the other side of the coin there has been a real kind of gathering together of young people they've been talking about how they're going to protest they are feeling that they're trying to make their voices heard and that this is a point in which they feel they can do something useful in what otherwise looks like a pretty hope free existence here in gaza the question that he has though if this doesn't really result in any change any loosening of the restrictions on guards or anything else being really gained from this then the sense of futility and the
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sense of loss that will accrue from that could be even more devastating thanks very much. the palestinian leader mahmoud abbas has been reelected as chairman of the palace. liberation organizations highest decision making body the decision was made at the meeting of the palestinian national council its first in twenty two years how massive called for the forum to be perspire until all factions were united as one of several groups that boycotted the meeting the syrian white helmets rescue group says the u.s. is reviewing its funding washington provides one third of the organizations money in march the us president donald trump put a freeze on two hundred million dollars worth of funding allocated for recovery efforts in syria it's unclear if the review of the white helmets is linked to that decision the group says it's reached a rescued more than one hundred thousand people during the conflict joining us now . he's a rescue worker with the syrian civil defense organization also known as the white helmets he joins us on skype from the aleppo countryside is. if this happens what
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does it mean for your operations. first the u.s. to be the funding for the whites from it so they say they were the but being on hold to discuss to the study to video with their project their their the whole the whole projects that you is this are supporting in syria for us if. you will establish. funding us or supporting us by. for us it's a big problem for our and for our operations in risking people our vehicles our a cure burnt our. if it's big problem for us but for our soon service for our the fight on two years in or syria we're continuing working with the our partners our to the abattoirs and as of all of us who are continuing to screw people to see if
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people from under the rubble this is a volunteer job we still started two thousand and thirteen up to now and we would work and we would continue. being told when you will have a definitive decision as to whether your funding is being cut and if you are being told can you then approach another country another group of countries to make up that shortfall for us. they didn't do that funding is guard the the the but didn't hold the to review to study as i told you up to no there is not and there is no office of decision to stop funding from us ok is there another country that you can go to and ask for more money. this is our other option but up to now we don't do we we don't have this that the funding is
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a start being and we you know all the people in all the wards are supporting this whether they do not doing it for the people doing it or they're what i'm is you get to rescue people this is you know. this is a sense that years most of the people donating for the beer for their wife one must do to do with their shop. thanks very much. china's official seed news agency is reporting that talks with the u.s. delegation have led to both sides committing to resolving treatise used through dialogue american and chinese delegations are meeting in beijing for a final day of talks to try and avoid a trade war there are reports that both sides have reached a consensus in some areas but big disagreements remain in other areas china and the u.s. are two of the world's biggest economies and both are proposed high tariffs on each of those goods well there are plenty of other issues the two countries do differ on
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as well the u.s. islamic use china of flooding the global market with metals at low prices market access is also a problem the u.s. says american companies can't compete with the chinese on a level playing field it's also difficult for u.s. businesses to trade in china and then there's the trade deficit now the gap hit three hundred thirty seven billion dollars last year which is more than half of the total u.s. shortfall in goods and services donald trump wants china to reduce that by one hundred billion dollars china correspondent adrian brown has more now from beijing . well tick tock goes the clock but no indication so far as to how these very secretive talks are going they began on thursday afternoon resumed on friday morning and a jew to finish sometime on friday because the u.s. side is due to fly out on friday evening but of course there's also a possibility that these talks might well be extended into saturday now the main
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areas of contention are terrorists the fact that both sides are threatening to impose large levies on each other's imports the deadline for that to happen is the middle of june and then there's the area of chinese trade practices the united states believes that china is pouring billions of dollars into technologies of the future making it very difficult for u.s. companies to compete in this area because of the heavy hand of china's state in this sector now on friday president xi jinping has also been talking not about the trade dispute but about his great hero karl marx whose two hundredth birthday is on saturday during a long speech it was as if she jingping thought was conflated with the thoughts of karl marx and karl marx very much a hero of xi jinping he's been urging members of the communist party not to forget their socialist roots as he seeks to try to achieve the great rejuvenation of the chinese nation and of course part of that rejuvenation is maintaining
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a tough line with the united states not just in the area of diplomacy but also in the area of trade more than a thousand economists have written to the u.s. president donald trump warning his tough stance on trade could plunge the u.s. into another great depression the group which includes nobel peace prize laureates are concerned that mistakes will be made such as they were in the one nine hundred thirty s. they say the u.s. withdrawal from trade agreements and calls for new tariffs could see americans eventually paying a heavy price. the u.s. president has changed store the. about hush money paid to a former porn star stormy daniels says she had an affair with him a decade ago donald trump denies that trump now admits reimbursing his lawyer for the payment made stormy daniels but says it was not part of the campaign funding arrangements white house correspondents can be helped get us the story and. a shifting story from u.s.
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president donald trump appearing at the white house rose garden ironically on the national day of prayer trump spoke about the importance of face but nothing about a lie he told reporters a month ago aboard air force one you're very. stormy daniels is an adult film star who alleges she had an affair with trump a two thousand and six trump's lawyer michael cohen paid her one hundred thirty thousand dollars during the presidential election campaign to keep quiet and for the first time a member of the president's legal team rudy giuliani admitted the president knew about that payment from the through over him and the president repaid that could put the president in legal jeopardy because the campaign never disclosed the payment add it exceeds the twenty five thousand dollars legal limit for contributions that money was not campaign money sorry i'm giving you a fact now that you don't know it's not campaign money but melanie sloan
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a former federal prosecutor says that legal argument is flawed if they made the payment to stormy daniels with the intent that it influenced the campaign it can be an in kind contribution which also can be a felony given the amount on thursday trump defended the move on twitter saying payments like the one to daniels are very common among celebrities and people of wealth the white house press secretary defended the president's shifting story of the night she'd ever lied to reporters instead suggesting the president had also my . of her in the dark and the first awareness i had was during the interview last night and i'm giving the best information i have some information i am aware of and some i'm not one i can answer i will but beyond that i really don't have anything to add the latest scandal follows a shakeup in dollar terms legal team two lawyers have left in the past two months just as there are more questions about another controversy whether or not trump's
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presidential campaign colluded with russia kimberly hellcat al-jazeera at the white house matthew mccovey ak is a republican consultant he says mr trump is convinced the media is biased against him in terms of press conferences in terms of of interviews with media organizations trump is is far behind his predecessors done very few interviews anywhere outside of fox news i he's done very very few press conferences that said they are briefing every day that you answer questions they ask you answer questions at events he answers questions with foreign leaders usually two two for each side every time you as a foreign leader with him at the white house so they are somewhat accessible it's not quite as accessible as predecessors have been but i also would add though that this is ministration has been attacked more consistently by the press corps probably than any president since nixon the relationship between the white house
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and the press corps is as bad as i can remember it in my almost forty years of being alive i mean it really is a war every day and i remember back when steve bands in the white house used to call the media the opposition party and i think for a lot of republicans they see the press corps as trying to impeach trump every single minute of every single day and i think that's part of the reason why trump lashes out at the press corps. plenty more still to come here on the news hour for you including we're in kenya where survivors of recent floods that have destroyed their community are facing a new threat. and a volcano erupts in hawaii forcing thousands to flee their homes. on corrie south the ice hockey world championship in denmark where n.h.l. stalls are back on international ice and south korea get their debut away from the politics of the olympics.
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al jazeera journalist must go to st has now been an egyptian jail for five hundred days he was detained without charge by the authorities and twenty sixteen during a holiday to cairo egyptian national is one of many journalists harassed or threatened with arrest and a government crackdown to stifle dissent o'sullivan's of eight now reports. five hundred days locked up and counting map and hussein and al jazeera deny provoking sedition incitement against egypt and spreading false news the un condemned his arbitrary detention hussein was stopped questioned and detained in december twenty sixth seen after travelling to cairo for a holiday since then he's been in solitary confinement and has yet to be charged the office of the u.n. high commissioner for human rights says indefinite pretrial detention is the egyptian government's tactic to restrain anyone who dares to act independently the un human rights what he says the policy is a cornerstone of egypt's suppression of the media civil society and protesters the
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committee to protect journalists says egypt is a leading jailer of journalists at least twenty are in prison the advocacy that we can do by documenting attacks and repression of journalists and using every opportunity that we have to bring this to public attention around the world egypt's government has targeted other al jazeera journalists in a trial condemned almost unanimously by rights groups and journalists organize. nations egypt leveled similar charges against al-jazeera is by her mohamed mohamed fahmy and peter greste and jail them five years ago the former editor in chief of al jazeera arabic ibrahim helal was sentenced to death in his absence two years ago and a new antiterrorism law passed last year targets are than mediocre nations as well the committee to protect journalists says the law furthers the government's crackdown on the media it enables police to put journalists acquitted of terrorism related charges on a watch list that restricts their finances and other rights every morning
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everything you hear of of a case of over journalese that you know or in directly being and difficult situation and there persecution and there are these appearance and their arrest censorship intensified this year during the reelection campaign of president of the for the c.c. journalists critical of him or who interviewed opposition candidates but arrested entertainment and satirical t.v. shows have also been shut down gyptian journalist mohammad there was a known as show khan was jailed five years ago for reporting the rubber square protests in cairo hundreds of protesters were killed and thousands injured show khan's been nominated for the unesco's press freedom prize for his resistance and commitment to freedom of expression and reporter for the times newspaper in britain was arrested and deported from egypt without official explanation international journalist unions accuse the egyptian government of creating a climate of fear and reporters don't know if they will be next to be jailed osama
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bin job does their al-jazeera is acting director general mostafa saugus on the line from the gun in capital accra he's there to attend a conference for world press freedom day or so i can you give us a sense of where the dialogue is as of today when it comes to trying to secure mortar sainz freedom. poor. little difficult. is it about. the do. or. school abuse. to. my. day that is against the government or. the government.
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expression and freedom of the media is completely because egypt. is anybody believe . that any. country. that kind of behavior. against the state is literally the country to people who got them out. of the course is accomplished. to keep the issue alive so people wouldn't forget the same. hundred days. brian. won the.
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job you stand by. the whole you don't notice. you have to stand in the. respect for the ones who. are. allowing for there for the progression. of the truth to the people on the ground the people right yet the girl it's what do kill them they are so many of them related among them are. nine not so journalists who. explore them in afghanistan over here for more only that it among the media people actually really maybe i think you should. organization that. i'm here to question but if you're talking about certain countries you and i could
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list them together i'm sure there are certain countries around the world that don't listen and they won't listen to what you've just summed up they don't listen to the kind of things that delegates there at world press freedom day in ghana have been saying so beyond not sending journalists to dangerous locations what else can you do what else can the broadcasters in the newspapers and the radio stations do to make sure that that voice of freedom i guess is hurt. yeah you know we have to understand. generally you have to understand one thing. it's. much more important to you then get foolish to actually run away that situation and go. on to discuss that with the supervisor. they have to be very highly.
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complex to. get the training it's very difficult to deal with a situation. that you have never. happened to you the third thing we have to. coaching. is one hundred sixty one i believe in the lake of support among one hundred eighty. one hundred believe is. going to like. that and space. rocky that way but if they don't listen which i. think we need to keep pushing we need to do everything to make sure that the news is. on our screens and our
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digital got phones in such a rush to get the tryptamines that. it's much easier. much easier than before. work to get a new. operative country without too much risk to our the risk our profession is the perception of risk profession. it's a difficult one and people have to. to. evaluate that kind of. ok we have to leave it there mustapha circuit acting director general with the al-jazeera network there in the gun in capital accra thank you. the red cross is appealing for more aid to help victims of flooding in kenya another rising waters of left at least one hundred people dead and for some two hundred thousand from their homes and simmons travel to the worst hit area near
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a village of garceran in town county. never had much now they've lost everything not just a home and their possessions but the life of their thirteen year old daughter taken by a vast surge of water as the river town a burst its banks some people had to swim for their lives some were stranded rukia baba and her daughter were my were in a rescue boat that capsized in strong currents ruchir and one of her daughter's friends survived but the floodwaters swept away were my third along with a baby girl whose body has not been recovered rukia isn't speaking her husband was on dry land watching helplessly looking media. i was that i did that would had capsized some people. i tried to take off my shouting giving them but i was held back some women were holding on to branches when you mean or today because they're
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wildly deceive. but carroll and his family are among more than sixty four thousand people living in dire conditions like this in rivertown a county alone and there was already a cholera outbreak before the flooding most of the health facilities. munched with want to. bring a big problem to this you can sense the fear here the flood levels are still rising there are reports that water has been released from the dams further upstream and the people here want to know what they're supposed to do next that question doesn't have an immediate answer for now at least they have a safe water supply that it's from this one of only three filtration and treatment systems in the region people also want to know why they're suffering from what they believe is climate change a few months back there was
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a lengthy drought now what is supposed to be seasonal rains are the heaviest and most pro longed for two decades ok let's take you live now to under simmons who's in the hole wanny village which is along the tunnel river in kenya and. yes peter i just arrived here well a matter of half an hour ago you can see behind me that some a distribution going on the first of the arrives here in this crisis it's really quite a number of legal both a journey with plane going for the first extraordinary swollen waters of the river tunnel of more than an hour and of a speedboat getting through into what was a strange last spring but is now turned into a lake all of the banks of the river tunnel have been passed we carried on and we arrived here in this village where there are people now in
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a very eager situation let me just show you some of the people and what is really striking about the position here is that. we with remarkable way people are so calmly that's taking this toppling and some food aid a lot of it but also some blanket because they have wrapped really nothing here they are marooned in this area this area is completely cut off and to go bring in now explain the situation has done most for us from the kenya red cross says the manager of the region welcome to news thank you george tell me this is a big operation you're undertaking or enough is it is a big operation and there were. seven going to get you back four thousand people that are scratch off. yet but it's still not enough and the conditions are pretty tough what about twitter clean water clean drinking water how are you
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managing with us for this community to like where to get food to clean drinking water but what you're doing as a red cross now if you have a treatment plan to that will be able to purify water we think something about this but here it's really scary getting getting that the plant is a nightmare it's a real issue that is a big challenge in terms of provisional people thinking what in the villages now we know of this. figure of a hundred and twelve people daily from. issue real rises in the two hundred sixty thousand displaced over a quarter of a million. how are you going to deal with all of this and how is the government going to. overwhelm you but i think when the partners come together the community come together then we'd be able to address as we speak now with a big challenge because we are one by the number of people. in the. thousand people affected and over one hundred eight. people are you
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quite surprised that these people were racing towards the well they say derived from iraq with this equipment. on you surprised that the people didn't react in an hysterical way when. i'm not i'm not surprised because we been communicating with these people we have our people here. so we're very much aware of the situation and that's why we've been able to reach. across the country to afghanistan thank you very much for helping us there and so there you have a place where not a good situation at all red cross doing all it can do but more is needed there have been some helicopter airlifts organized by the military but they've been very small in number there are calls for more action to help other people of this vast area near the coast of kenya ok and many thanks. now in a few moments we'll have the world weather for you with rob plus we'll bring you these stories campaigners in the u.k. when the right to launch a new legal challenge to block the government's sales to saudi arabia. and the
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bankers dream of claiming one last trophy it's all still manage to have shattered that story in about fifty. springtime flower i spoke. to the first snowfall. well you're no doubt aware of the widespread flooding now in the science of kenya as it is the long range season because this is a consequence downstream of what's told in the fall curiously in the last week. again in the south can is only recorded two hundred thirty millimeters of rain in nairobi fifty five these figures do not seem very much certainly not enough to to provide the widespread flooding that this place is called for a million people in fact the season well the month of may should provide no more
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than two hundred thirty five in mumbai doesn't seem like a proper long range season nairobi is not and certainly it is coming to the end anyway but we seen repeated reports in somalia south sudan as well all of this sort of flash flooding and eventually end up with fairly widespread shall if not the and this is what we've got of the moment you've just seen in the river town a delta it's not deep but it's widespread not is really the problem however i could are he does some good news coming up because we're coming to the end of what really is the wet season and the warnings in the next day or so you're on to the western side of kenya and clearly rwanda and uganda is going to see some fairly heavy she has they should really be heaviest by day if i pulse you go through twenty four hours they don't completely disappear even overnight. the weather sponsored by cat time race. going green bacteria in a barge and. gas escaping from boca in iceland this is really the.
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welcome back you're watching al-jazeera a reminder of our top stories so far today palestinians are gathering near the israeli fence in gaza for a sixth friday of protests and each week the israeli military has fired on the groups forty one people have been killed so far calling for palestinians to be allowed to return to religious with their families once lived which on our side israel. al jazeera journalist marcos hussein has now been in an egyptian jail for five hundred days he was detained without charge by the authorities twenty sixteen during the holiday to cairo the egyptian national is one of many journalists who've been heris or threatened with arrest in recent years. and the u.s. president has changed his story about hush money paid to
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a former porn star stormy daniels says she had an affair with donald trump in two thousand and six trump and it's reimbursing his lawyer for payment made to her earlier he said that he didn't know anything about the money changing hands. of course in the u.k. has ruled that human rights campaigners can proceed with a legal case aimed at stopping british arms sales to saudi arabia now the campaign against arms trade says british weapons are being used in violation of international law in the war in yemen the u.k. has sold six point two billion dollars worth of arms to the country since the saudi led air campaign began in twenty fifteen the un estimates that more than ten thousand people have been killed in the conflict let's bring in peter is a man he's in stockholm on skype he's a senior research in the arms and military expenditure program at the stockholm international peace research institute welcome to the news a piece of his image how do you think this court case will ultimately play out.
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more court sides with me and it is very hard to believe that the u.k. government is going to change in its arms export policies to work saudi arabia to great extent i mean the cool has to be. for that to happen it is way too important for u.k. go go go go i'm going to maintain it's our straight relationship charity but doesn't that rely on perhaps the court coming back with something of a fudge maybe i mean presumably it's either right or it's wrong it's either legal or it is illegal. exactly and i think there will come true and our view is something along the lines of the necessity of the u.k. government taking specific actions to decrease the chance that their weapons which they live or are used in a manner that is against international law so presumably crews argue with some
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pressure or makes on the margins that the u.k. government. let's say we're closer together we. in terms of training in terms of training of how to use those weapons in accordance with international law so not just outro bomb but how to actually find the right target and how to make sure that the chances on future oh i'm not going to get civilians to go along those lines may very well be locked it in that early it will change when it comes to this collision between i guess a moral question versus a fiscal question because the u.k. government makes a lot of money a lot of profit margin out of this does it come down to the selling of the weapons to another country or the selling of the weapons to another country secure in the knowledge that that second country will use them in a conflict such as yemen. i mean it's going to be very important that you kowtow to those steps to prevent weapons of be used in your own way i have to immediately
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attitude is that on the bottom and there is potential amount of money involved in this in the youth. the next day you which is being negotiated right now between saudi arabia and the u.k. will take place it's going to be in order a few. pounds words of common and craft and bombs and all that and it's a substantial sum and we should always remember that the actual impact on the u.k. economy is very small compared to the u.k. economy not as big as a neat trick i mean if one indulges in a little bit of real politic here as well you know for example we're being told there might be protests on the streets of london when donald trump goes to the u.k. in the next few months people are saying look when m.b.a.'s from riyadh the crown prince of saudi arabia was in the u.k. the british government hosted him there but the reality is as far as to reason may the british prime minister might be concerned as far as she is concerned rather if
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the u.k. doesn't sell those arms to saudi arabia saudi arabia's new best friend donald trump might step in there and start selling those weapons as well. yes you mean he might not step in he will step in here when he tries to do that he's made very clear that arms exports from the u.s. and allies and that many of them in saudi arabia and yes for sure he's one of those very important one. have to increase he will make a major effort and not only he also in france there is pressure to continue arms exports to saudi arabia and then might we need to place on the block for example russia will try very hard to get it to share to you and not to forget china now south korea actors to get some new examples of potential suppliers of arms to saudi arabia that may well be very well true but on the other hand the have also been stated in europe which have chosen to no longer supply weapons to saudi arabia in
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germany to have been a very fierce debate about these was a big plan to help tends to saudi arabia and a few years back the government is really in favor of that but now they have wrote that back and say well you know if you don't like it don't do it ok we'll leave it there peter was a man in stockholm thank you at least fifteen hundred people in hawaii have been ordered to evacuate their homes after the killer whale volcano erupted steam and love are threatening at least one residential neighborhood the volcano erupted after a series of earthquakes and national guard troops have now been deployed kenneth ruben as a professor of balkan all the tree at the university of hawaii he says killer whale is one of the best monitored volcanoes in the world and the about curation sure to go smoothly. still always been erupting continuously since one thousand nine hundred three for the last decade in two other locations and started a couple of days ago a series of the events unfolded after which there was
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a migration of earthquakes into the residential part of the volcano is what we call downriver. about fifteen kilometers away from where it had been active in for roughly two and a half days or has been a high frequency of earthquakes and the residents in the area have been reporting things like ground cracks in the road so this part of the island is not high risk zone it's very sparsely populated it's. never urban to rural i would say many of the homes out there are not fully connected to water systems and the electrical grid for instance and so there's a protocol for people who live in high risk zones in hawaii are risks and include risks from volcanoes also we have tsunami inundation zones along our coast so people who live in those areas become prepared ahead of time bout what the evacuation plans until where the shelters will be set up where they should go they
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oftentimes have boxes of their essential stuff they want to sit with them ready to go and it's fairly well coordinated a huge sinkhole has opened up on a farm in new zealand the crackle me north island is the length of two football fields and is about four meters deep disappeared off to several days of heavy rainfall vulcanologist says is the biggest he's ever seen sinkholes often develop because of degrading limestone rock underneath the surface. the fiftieth anniversary of a turning point in modern french history is being commemorated in the series of nationwide exhibitions the uprising by mainly left wing students and workers in may of one thousand nine hundred sixty eight almost overthrew the conservative government of general shelter goal slogans and posters were important to mobilizing supports and some of the arts and the imagery from that time can be revisited today the tension butler is in paris. plastered on walls across paris were posters that
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became the emblems of the main one nine hundred sixty eight uprising images and slogans that inspired students and workers as they protested against the government and turned the city into a battleground. the prints were created in the city's top art school fifty years on one of the artists behind them remembers on of it afforded we had the folly of youth the dream of revolution but at the same time none of the six years has wanted power same with the unions they just wanted better pay and conditions we wanted france to change to modernize to get rid of the old way of thinking just have a was among those who occupied the school day and night they created striking graphic works pretty tough his arms are on the top of that one small poster like this had more impact than a major advertising campaign across france the exhibitions popular with visitors the curator says it is an indication that many of the issues of then still resonate
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today you can see that the support for migrant workers started in one thousand nine hundred eighty eight the women's rights issue. and the sexual rights issues very prevalent or became very relevant during the period for many people may sixteenth was a real cultural revolution young people really wanted to break away from the french conservative establishment there was a real sense of liberation and excitement in the air and that inspired artists not just then but it continues to do so today this new mural by graffiti artist esque if echoes some of the uprisings most famous slogans. for artist the bell may sixty eight was a unique moment and he continues to create all the denounces violence and depression we know that art has to say no to all forms of repression including torture including prisoners including the slave trade that's what our art is about
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continuing the i'm a sixty eight uprising in artistic form universe or is being marked with exhibitions across france the protests didn't succeed in immediately bringing down the government of president shall de goal but they ushered in a new era of hope and creativity at a time when many people with thirsty for change natasha butler al-jazeera paris now if you're on twitter the social media giant says you should change your password the company discovered a computer glitch that stored some passwords on an internal system in an unprotected form they were kept in readable text rather than being disguised with a random set of numbers and letters twitter says the problem has now been fixed and no data was stolen or misused.
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check this for yourself thank you how much would basketball in boston have come out on top and a pale three lead to take it to the nothing leader and the eastern conference semifinals against the philadelphia seventy six is the celtics on trying to win their first n.b.a. championship and a decade has taken so boston a stocking to share the fight needed to win a championship after winning game on the celtics were really tested in game two by
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philadelphia number. will be the same to six dominated early on and end of the first quarter and nine ahead you have to look to what you don't see that continued in the second jolin beat like a twenty point game piled on the pressure josh shows us and when the stem to six is one twenty want to head the celtics look down the no so far. but that's when boston started showed resilience that got them through a seven game first round series they went on a twenty five to a run i went in just five points behind off telling you we're just the tide shifted in the off the drawing level off from bill told point lead to take him to the final four to. thank you that's when things got really tight to falling behind terry rose you begin to be injured kyrie irving got tossed in the head again was. believed changed four times in the quarter but eventually it was
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boston to hang on he. was jason taking got a team by twenty one the celtics winning it one away to one of three as coming together even even more in the and out o. and definitely are phases this is the energy that they brought tonight yeah you know once we said we gonna run we never looked back so they were going to saw a man. with so are you. we started especially tonight we started off really well and. so. we we know what works and what. boston and be the series to nothing to have a manic al-jazeera. there was a huge performance by le bron james in the other eastern conference semifinal a three time n.b.a. champion got forty three points and fourteen assist even beating trying to hundred twenty eight one hundred ten the cavs take it to
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a nothing seriously that would both wins coming on the. i mean as a team we shot the ball its name well we shot almost sixty percent from the floor i would just had the ball moving. you know twenty five assists you know half of our field goals and the ball was popping gaza phone of all thereby father comfort. no matter our home on the road you want to talk about it how about. there's to be no fairy tale ending to our some vendors to a decade long career at arsenal that's a comedy that has not come out of the er probably a goal from diego costa gave us let it go one nil when the on the nod to madrid and a two one aggregate victory in the semifinal for the outgoing had been his last chance to win a trophy with arsenal look i'm not. disappointed . even very frustrated as well because
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when you grow two for competition and. you need the performances in hundred eighty minutes we had it's very difficult to take but. we just waited for the drop. knowing some time to think about what to do for next season. player friend side must say in the final in extra time goal from orlando decide that their encounter with rb salzburg the final will be in may the sixteenth and after the to provide if not sporting success of korea is unified that women's hockey team at the winter olympics table tennis is now following suit north and south korea's female players it will combine for the semifinals of the world championships which takes place in sweden on friday a unified korea team played to at the event was in one thousand nine hundred ninety one and on that occasion they won the gold medal. tiger woods was back on the
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course on thursday for the first time since last month's must is the former world number one was having a shaky parting in day at the wells fargo championship he sought an opening round even past seventy one leaving him six shots behind leader dump it's. a sure fire fire but two to two three under par which is fine you know. just in making a thing today and. as i said i really struggled hitting a good skin in the piece right. now it's as i said it's a very strange combo to have firm but a lot on a slower side. tucson defending stanley cup champions the pittsburgh penguins are back to winning ways they beat the washington capitals in the eastern conference semifinal match off thursday down two one the penguins were under pressure heading into game four home i said that didn't sell a score twice so including an empty netter to seal a three one win the series heads back to washington tied at two at the us. and the
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nashville that pick iranian made threats to say is ask the nashville predators that defeated the win appendix two one. law despite those ongoing a play off the ice hockey while championships are happening in denmark the sentiment attempts to position itself as the number one global showcase of the sport always has more. training has an extra intensity when the usa are about to take on canada and for the americans now hunger has more of an edge every year. they open the ice hockey world championships here in denmark against a canadian team going for a record twenty seventh gold medal decades have passed since the usa won this title . just a few months after the olympics and n.h.l. players are back in their international colors with the chicago blackhawks patrick cave one of those bringing quality that was lacking in p.r.
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china yeah i mean i think we've almost zero impact so it's a great opportunity to grow the game in a play for your country especially if you get the chance i think a lot of guys maybe knowing they're missing missing out on their picks you know they want to take advantage of this chance and play in the world championships now canada such a big rival for us. it's a pretty easy game to get up for. taking the sport to new farms means that the quiet city of handing is co-hosting the competition with copenhagen. but not all of the hockey world has come to denmark the stanley cup playoffs are in full swing in north america so the international ice hockey federation hasn't quite had the flood of and tell stars it might have hoped for what it does get is a new team ninety eight years after these championships began south korea making their debut south korea's qualification sees them step out of the shadow of their own winter olympics where the unified north and south women's team took the
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spotlight their first exposure to this level of hockey has been brought about by jim pak the first korean ever to win the stanley cup as a player it's a real special moment. because we are and it but these guys here they worked extremely hard to earn their position here in the top division and the world champions this is where the hockey people i believe come together and there's no other winner sports or anything involved or politics it's hockey and that's what we have to concentrate on which is great international hockey can say it's in good health t.v. figures for last year's championships were reported at one point three billion three hundred thousand tickets have been sold as denmark play host for the first time. but the game might only be seen at its best when the biggest rivalry is no longer a club he's country. full release al-jazeera heading denmark and that's it for me peter santa talks later thanks very much wild animals rescued from the syrian city
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of aleppo but found a home in jordan the lions tigers and bears are living in a nature reserve dedicated to rescuing creatures from conflicts as brandy's alexander now explains it's the only century of its kind in the middle east. so does a two year old lion and has been through a great deal he's one of many animals rescued from a warzone and boards of this sanctuary in northern jordan. we currently have twenty three in total we have seventeen lions we have four bears into tigers and they all come from somewhere from the in middle east last summer several animals were rescued from a zoo in the syrian city of aleppo during heavy bombing they were moved across the border to turkey for treatment and eventually brought here. when the animals came from syria other tigers were very very weak malnourished and very very skinny the two asian blackbirds when they arrived they were very very stressed so that can be
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from you know their living conditions it could be from the travel it was it was a very trying experience for them to bring them out of syria into turkey and then here into jordan. similar operations took place in iraq and gaza. today the animals live in a peaceful refuge where lions tigers and bears are recovering at the sprawling nature and wildlife preserve jordan's ministry of foreign affairs says the country will continue to carry out its humanitarian jussi towards the one point three million syrian refugees in the country as well as provide shelter to all casualties of war brandy selig's onda al-jazeera. daryn this next all season.
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she said. each one. with the human being. on. conservation is helping to recover its snow leopard population. to see the results i traveled up to the remote nature reserve of saudi chat at times camera traps have identified a healthy population of up to twenty snow leopards as the technology improves we're
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finding all these ways in which our guesses are are getting corrected the latest evidence suggests there are more cats than previously acknowledged but the snow leopard trust believes it's premature to downgrade the cats on the international least of threatened species. sixty seven words the promise for one people. but disaster or another. the pledge to the establishment of a jewish homeland at the expense of the palestinians. the story of the british declaration the change the middle east bound for seeds of discord on al-jazeera.


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