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that's where every. six. this is zero. this is the news hour live from london coming up. death destruction and desperation as the cleanup operation gets underway there is now a fear of disease heightening the crisis on the indonesian island of pseudo ways e. the un's top court rules the united states should lift it sanctions on humanitarian goods to iran the u.s. responds by terminating a friendship agreement with iran. having
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the time of her life british prime minister to resign made dances on to the stage at the tory party conference to back. and declare there are better days ahead. in store power sundram on strike in many markets the champions league hat trick. helping his team to a six one win over red stalled. traumatized displaced and starving survivors of an earthquake and tsunami that devastated the indonesian island of pseudo way z. a digging through debris looking for scraps of food more than fourteen hundred people are now confirmed to have died hundreds more feared to be buried under the rubble and there are fears that disease will break out among the displaced we begin with this report from under thomas city. the mosques are in
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part to hide the smile the white top pool in is because liquid is dripping through the orange one from the body wrapped inside there's not much dignity in this but in pali right now the reason a lot of neat at the row row hotel they're searching for between fifty and seventy guests who were inside when it collapsed nearby one of hollywood's biggest shopping centers has been destroyed. elsewhere building damage is less obvious but the reality is worse with individual buildings it's easy to see the destruction from ground level but this wasn't one building it was in a state of seventeen hundred homes and to appreciate what happened here you really need to see it from the air during the earthquake the pressures on the ground grew to such an extent that the soil liquefied collapsing everything in on itself hundreds of people thought to still be buried here. by wednesday afternoon
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a search team had dug into an area of just four hundred square meters and had already found twenty five bodies there a square kilometers to go among those buried almost certainly is ricardi suffer rutins mother he's found the house she was in it was among those carried hundreds of meters by the way you have mud but she has vanished a piece a leg gone missing in looking at all this i know really it's impossible that she's alive but i can't quite bring myself to give up hope. in his head of search and rescue operations visited the site on wednesday he saw for himself the child on the sticking out of the debris but says there isn't yet the right equipment to bring her body out summer scout we are using all their resources but we are very spread out and we can't just focus here. repairs are being made and aid is coming in but is not yet a functioning city in places some people digging through the debris in search of
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food but now fuel is coming in far more simply getting out andrew thomas al-jazeera palu indonesia or thousands of people are being evacuated from central sulawesi when haye has spent the day at fort which is now under the control of indonesia's military. there is an exodus taking place from central sulawesi thousands are leaving their quake and tsunami ravaged communities boarding military planes from palu all with traumatic memories oh. it was so crazy i wasn't conscious for a long time because the ceiling fell on me. the airport was severely damaged in the quake and inoperable for a time but the military has taken over allowing the indonesian air force to come and go aboard one plane was the president who made his second visit to the disaster areas this time his first stop was just outside the cracks terminal building where
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hospital ward has been set up with the sick and injured wait to be a lifted just tell us what the priority is and then the recovery of course to that is if i wake up at that they have asian and they will get action here. among the patients. who gave birth three days before the quake she and her family lost their home and walked for four days to get help now they have no choice but to leave. everybody was running from the houses when the quake happened my home is completely destroyed and we had to sleep on the street. for now the remains of the airport offer some comfort that one chapter of their ordeal is drawing to a close for those who choose to stay help is gradually arriving at least to the airport as well as getting people out of here the military planes have been
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bringing in but getting it from the airport to the communities the people that need it most seems to be a slow process. much sits at the airport awaiting distribution but for an increasing number of people the wait for a place on a flight to safety is over as they leave they perhaps contemplate an even longer wait before they'll be able to return home wayne hay al-jazeera palu indonesia. lauren go from ten is a senior communications officer for the international federation of red cross and red crescent societies she says teams are working hard to reach people who've been cut off tragically our red cross teams came across a village called to togo it is on the border of pallu and siggy it is a village that has been completely obliterated it was once home to fire a hundred people and they have just recovered fourteen bodies and they're continuing their search and rescue efforts access to these areas are is difficult we've actually tried to come up with very creative ways we've actually we've
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deployed three ships soul of supplies and goods which should be reaching palu today with things like tents mobile kitchens mosquito nets things that people can use in as well as tragically body bags to recover the dead the un's top court has ruled that the u.s. should lift sanctions on humanitarian goods to iran iran has hailed the decision by the international court of justice as a victory but washington says the i.c.j. has no jurisdiction in the matter so in basra the reports from tehran. in the case of iran versus united states of america the fifteen member bench of the international court of justice ordered the american government to make sure that sanctions against iran do not impact humanitarian aid or civil aviation the united states of america in accordance with its obligation is under the nine hundred fifty five treaty of amity economic relations and concert
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a lot of writers shall remove by means of it choosing any impediment is arising from the measure this announcement on eight may twenty thousand to the free exportation to the territory of the islamic republic of iran of medicine is on medical devices food stuff is going to cultural commodities despair parties equipment and associated services including one t.v. maintenance repair services and inspection is necessary for the safety of aviation iran argued that sanctions reimposed after u.s. president donald trump pulled out of the twenty fifty nuclear deal in may violate a little known french agreement that predates the one nine hundred seventy nine islamic revolution the court agreed but didn't call for the complete lifting of
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sanctions falling short of the resulting decision that iran would have wanted judges did ask the u.s. not to interfere with banking transactions related to food medicine and air safety but even as the judge read the ruling its practical application remains a question mark and any history made here by the i.c.j. judges is likely to be symbolic at best. with no policing mechanism to enforce its decision in practical terms the court's judgment is more recommendation than ruling while the u.s. does not recognize the authority of i.c.j. judges it did take iran to court back in one nine hundred eighty when it was still a voluntary member in a case centered around the u.s. embassy hostage crisis the i.c.j. ruled that the iranian government was bound to secure the immediate release of the hostages to restore the embassy premises and to make reparation for the injury caused to the united states government but after the court ruled it owed nicaragua war reparations in one thousand nine hundred six the united states withdrew from
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the court's compulsory jurisdiction iran has been arguing that the approach by americans to war to iran has been illegitimate as well as unlawful by taking the case to the core against the united states i think what you want wants to say that that is the americans who have left the negotiating table that is the americans for who are not observing the international law that is the americans who have been ignoring or is a listen by the united nations security council on monday iran and america will face each other in court again for public hearings over two billion dollars in iranian assets frozen in two thousand and sixteen the latest world court ruling may seem like a hollow victory to many in iran struggling under the punishing strain of american sanctions but it does help illustrate a point that leaders into iran are keen to make as often as possible given the chance they say america under donald trump does not respect international institutions zain basra the old jazeera to her own. where you like compare has
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commented on the i.c.j. winning. it rose what was the reaction from compare. well the reaction lauren was two whole two fold from the secretary of state first mike pompei o said that the u.s. is not going to were recognized the legitimacy of the i.c.j. ruling because it's a case that deals with the us as national security concerns and as far as the trabant ministration is concerned that's not an area where the i.c.j. has any jurisdiction the other reaction the one that has gotten so much reaction is that the u.s. is going back and doing something that one would have thought would have changed after the one nine hundred seventy nine islamic revolution inside iran i'm announcing that the united states is terminating the one nine hundred fifty five treaty of amity with iran this is a decision frankly that is thirty nine years overdue iran is abusing the i.c.j.
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for political and propaganda purposes and their case as you can see even the decision lacked merit given iran's history of terrorism ballistic missile active and other mind behaviors iran's claims under the treaty are absurd the court's ruling today was a defeat for ron and rose donald trump's a national security adviser has also been talking about this what's he been saying . well not only has john bolton basically agreed with mike pompei o that the i.c.j. had no business even taking the iranian case and delighting in the fact that iran essentially lost most of what it had tried to get in terms of relief from the court john bolton also of then said in another matter involving the i.c.j. that the us was going to well walk away from an optional protocol or amendment to the one nine hundred sixty one vienna convention on diplomatic relations that
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protocol or amendment says that when two governments have a dispute about their diplomatic relationship one party can bring it to the i.c.j. which will act as the or betrayed or try to resolve the conflict well in this particular case we're talking about the palestinian authority and they have brought a case against the united states for moving its embassy from tel aviv to jerusalem the palestinians don't like that they say that's going to violate the final negotiations with israel over the status of jerusalem but the u.s. is view is it had the right to make this happen and it said because the palestinian authority is not an actual sovereign state that the i.c.j. shouldn't even be entertaining this suit and so they're walking away from the protocol and they're refusing to engage in any discussions about the palestinians concerns in jordan thank you very much indeed. during minister years alexander
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carlisle a barrister and independent member of the house of lords that's the case of house of parliament thanks very much for coming in so just to let you go back to the i.c.j. ruling it looks as though it's actually get both sides allowed to kind of claim a partial victory on this well in legal terms i don't think the united states has much to claim a victory over this was a unanimous decision by a respected international court and essential it held that the united states was in breach of a treaty agreement they reached in one thousand nine hundred fifty five with iran which does not allow them to deprive iran of humanitarian products. the politics of this are rather in the favor of the united states because there's overwhelming evidence of the iranians being involved in state sponsored terrorism for example in europe about what they didn't say was that that that it covered all the sanctions it was to do with only that the humanitarian side of things that is why the states as were saying actually it wasn't a full victory for iran but but in terms of what it can achieve. if if as we now
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hear the u.s. now saying well we're not getting out of the amity treaty as well do you think there's going to be any any part of this that they will stick to i don't expect the united states to accept this judgment in any way or be contrary to what president trumpet i think it's unfortunate for the international community that the united states is not prepared to submit to the jurisdiction of the most important international court in which disputes between states are tried and it is a very respected jurisdiction does it damage the i.c.j. generally though if countries as powerful as the us don't seem to be kind of following through their rules and it's an interesting question the i.c.j. has always walked on a tightrope really because there are very high legal quality they have speak streamlet good judges if you read their judgements they're very cogent but it's almost impossible to. force those judgments and this judgment is
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a paper tiger undoubtedly in the sense that nobody's going to enforce it against the united states i misspoke there was one one bit that pompous said about the the humanitarian side is that existing exemptions authorizations and licensing policies for humanitarian related transactions and safety front will remain in effect and he said that the united states of engaged on these issues without regard to any proceeding before the i.c.j. of this century saying we're doing this anyway we didn't need the i.c.j. to tell us what it is that fair or well it's not fair actually because if you're going to look at this in legal terms the united states went to the i.c.j. they submitted to its jurisdiction by arguing their case they lost exactly the argument that mr pompei o has been suggesting that they won but in a sense that begs the question about the overlying over arch political problem about the behavior of iran and the way in which sanctions are now being applied against iran by the united states but without the support of the european union for
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example and so on that front i mean how does this where does this leave companies european companies for instance who have been worried about breaking u.s. sanctions by trading with iran does this give them anything to go on there is no comfort to for any company because that has any business in the united states because companies run the risk of being deprived of the business of the united states and indeed individuals involved in such companies run the risk of being prosecuted in the united states so companies are very worried about the situation and this ruling doesn't help them at all it doesn't help at all ok and this girl thank you very much indeed for coming stuart and thank you. watch more head on the al-jazeera news hour including concerns grow over the whereabouts of a prominent saudi arabian journalist who has not been seen since visiting resounded consulate in istanbul. i'm to see a new lead in northeastern brazil the poorest part of this enormous country and
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coming up i'll explain why the hopes and needs of these people could determine the outcome of sunday's presidential election. find out which baseball team has won the longest ever sudden death playoff. rebels have released two songs of yemen's former president ali abdullah saleh is a move the signals an effort to break the deadlock in the ongoing conflict salah on monday on sunday have arrived in jordan after oman and the un envoy to yemen negotiated their release the two had been detained since former president sally was killed by the rebels in december twenty seventh teen and smith has more from neighboring djibouti. releasing the sums of. could be a concession by the u.n. special envoy to yemenis now in abu dhabi he has previously said he wants to start
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talks between the who theories and the internationally recognized government of yemen as soon as possible to try and avert the collapse of yemen the who things have sad in the past the muslim group is a side of the who things have said they have led you to take part in talks so this looks like some sort of goodwill gesture by them but as the who these do that the southern transition council is threatening to try an attempt again to take over the institutions of government in southern yemen they want to return to the pre ninety ninety southern state of yemen but the s.t.c. has not been invited to take part in talks it wants to be involved in a talks that might take place and that leader is also in abu dhabi at the same time as martin gretta so this threat this attempt by the s.t.c. to say they're going to take over those institutions in southern yemen also be an attempt by then to get themselves around the table with booth is an internationally recognized government of yemen all of this piling pressure on the u.n.
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special envoy martin griffiths united nations children's agency is suspending cash aid to nine million people in regions of yemen controlled by who the rebels unicef says it's because they were unable to set up a call center for recipients to confirm they were actually getting the money there are security concerns have forced doctors without borders to suspend their activities in the government controlled adelie region agency says some of that stuff members were attacked on monday and so it is mounting for the safety of prominent saudi journalist jamal khashoggi who has recently become a vocal critic of the kingdom's leadership a spokesperson for turkish president richard one says he is inside the saudi consulate in istanbul but saudi officials say he is neither in the consulate nor in saudi custody just as yet has more. on tuesday jamal khashoggi walked into this saudi consulate in istanbul to collect proof of his divorce so he could remarry he
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hasn't been seen since but you know not when the who he does in the one and we are positive he is still inside it we are waiting with his fiancee who is with us here we are staging a sit in here until he is released once an advisor to the saudi royal family who showed he fell out of favor as he became increasingly vocal in his criticism of crown prince mohammed bin selma i still see him as a reformer but he is gathering all power within his hand and it would be much better for him to allow a bidding space for the critic for the intellectuals for all your active sort of the media to debate the most important needed transformation going in the country because jodi left saudi arabia last year as the government began its recent crackdown on dissent arresting clerics intellectuals activists and businessmen in the absence of any reliable information to show he's website now declares he's been arrested but saudi authorities insist he left their consulate but this is the most
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of all the contradiction in the saudi regime is claims that it is opening up that it is liberalizing we've seen a lot of talk a lot of statements from saudi officials heading in that direction but when you look at the actions of the government government we see something very different the washington post says it's very concerned about the whereabouts of one of its prominent commentators in a statement the newspaper said it would be unfair and outrageous if he's been detained for his work and we hope that he's safe and we can hear from him soon jamal let me start with you you've been talking to al jazeera spoke of the changes in saudi arabia it is an important transformation that requires all of us to contribute to it to discuss it and no one should be jailed there is waiting for him outside the saudi consulate in istanbul would agree.
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at a rally in mississippi president trunk told supporters saudi arabia's king relies on backing from the united states to stay in power it comes as the u.s. is pushing opec which saudi is the key member to lower oil prices jack saudi arabia would you say the rich. and i love the king king solomon but is it king we're protecting you you might not be there for two weeks without us you have to pay for your military. illness gabon japan is going to also contribute larger pair and we protect japan that has a small percentage we project south korea they pay us and by the way we're doing great on north korea but south korea they're going to reimburse us they're going to be a pleasure. when the solicitor lawrence korb is a former assistant secretary defense and a senior fellow at the center for american progress he joins us live from
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washington d.c. so what does trump thinking with his remarks to what is actually one of his strongest allies in the middle east. well he's trying to appeal to his base and say the rest of the world was taking advantage of us and since i came in we've gotten everybody to pay their fair share he did get the saudis to contribute a couple hundred million dollars to syria money which we would have given what it's really completely what he said is completely wrong the saudis spend an awful lot of their on their own defense adn they buy a lot of american military equipment for their defense so in effect we have a net gain from them and you know we don't have you know any troops in saudi arabia our troops are in god or where helping the saudis in yemen but basically that is not really costing us you know or an awful lot of money
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so it gets to see it is just campaign rhetoric when you think it might damage the relationship between sound in and america well it could i mean these comments and he has made them about our allies you know for example he criticized germany for the gaffes that they get from russia he also and i think in the run up to it the real key thing is he wants them the poll more oil to make up for the oil let's come off the market after he got out of the iran nuclear deal how concerned are you that it that it might play into the hands of people who oppose this saudi regime into the hands of extremists you know not to suggest that space is like saudi puppets of the the u.s. that is that is their consent on that level. well i think the real concern i mean immediate concern is that the saudis will buy weapons from russia for example rather than the united states i don't think that they'll you know stop working with
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us and calling for support in places like yemen but basically i think that this really gets the rest of the world to worry can they count on the united states if you know if something should happen if things should get out of hand and you had a rand you know get involved in saudi arabia i mean those are the type of things that i think we need to we need to worry about and of course you know when he won over there early he said you know he supported the saudis against god or then when his secretary of state went to go to a no no we're not doing that so it's an awful lot of confusion and that's the last thing a superpower like the united states needs to do is be sending conflicting signals just briefly that i mean he specifically singled out the king in saudi arabia is this sort of picking on the king to try to boast of the crown prince's chances
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would you think it's not as sophisticated as that well again i think he is you know he did have a phone call with the king and i think he certainly is trying to make sure that the king stays in power and as you know with a lot of the changes he's made there's been you know some. opposition but i do think that this comment will embolden the opposition to the king because they can say well look say all you've done for the united states and trump and look what he's just done to you in school thank you very much indeed for your thoughts and something a time thank you for having me what you missed in the heads. south africa's deadly drug habit we meet the mother driven to kill her own son due to the addiction that has ravaged her community. mistry of china's missing superstar really legend being slapped with a one hundred twenty nine million dollars tax fine. and free time champions that
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may have played into the semifinals of south america's top competition and the same for sports next. how i was still got lots of heavy showers into central parts of the medics right in this little area of low pressure still swirling away mold sicily damia southern parts of italy saying some lively showers and that'll be the case because on through the next few days for the north it is fine and dry for central pos not bad in vienna and around seventeen degrees thirteen celsius for warsaw eleven degrees for kids yeah that's the trend skating colder no i degrees celsius there in moscow right on the strength of the wind in the wet weather it's going to feel pretty cold as we go on through the next day or so the warmth of it's was that western side of you london twenty degrees celsius similar temperature there for paris as well this
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among the top stories. there are fears disease could harden the crisis on the indonesian island of soon away z. a survivors of friday's earthquake and tsunami scavenge through rubble in a desperate search for food at least fourteen hundred people confirmed dead. the u.n. has talked court has ruled the u.s. must temporarily some sanctions on iran after they were reimposed. state my pompei responded by canceling a nine hundred fifty five treaty of amity with iran. concern is mounting for the safety of prominent saudi journalist and kingdom critic. he says he's inside the saudi consulate in istanbul but saudi officials deny this. you can't promise to to reason may is taking a leaf out of the abba song book as she made the closing speech to her conservative
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party conference may once again showed off her dog's moves to an appreciative audience is a spirited defense of her government's breck's it strategy in orange county was watching. all those people who spent their time queuing for the speech might have been forgiven for being a little nervous this was a big moment for their party and their country and their prime minister often looks i'm sure a bit of a robot. so it was to everyone's surprise when sarees m a launched a cell phone to stage dancing queen the soundtrack all of it designed to offer her a charisma she's often accused of lacking plainly they loved it as well as being relieved last year she was paralyzed by a cough and the sec fell apart behind her doing all this at such an important time in the u.k. took some courage but in the last few years some some things changed for the worse she didn't embarked on a speech which painted her as a much softer figure trying to bring together
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a country at war with itself over leaving the european union but when push came to shove she indicated they would be no more concessions from in the endless negotiation with brussels britain isn't afraid to leave with no deal if we have to thank me even without introducing terrorists and costly checks at the border would be a bad outcome for the u.k. and the e.u. it would be tough at first but the resilience and ingenuity of the british people would see us through her friends and her enemies in government will both of found something in all of what she said never mind that she made no mention of every financial warning that the u.k. economy could fold in the event of a hard rex it's this was rhetoric from the trenches of world war one we stand at a pivotal moment in history it falls to our party to lead our country through it. when we come together there is no
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limit to what we can achieve compared to the robot she is often painted as this was a confidence passionate and at times very personal speech which will have gone down extremely well with the party faithful but i believe that things like british ingenuity and black spirits will do nothing to persuade the european union that she has a new plan if anything what this speech did was to make a no deal harder rex's much more likely the other thing this will be seen to have done at least for now is to shore up her leadership as prime minister but both she and the european union sharpening their knives lawrence lee al-jazeera burning him . russian president vladimir putin has denounced the poisoned double agent as a traitor screwball and his daughter survived a nerve agent attack in the u.k. city of souls brain march speaking in moscow putin said scribal was no longer of
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interest to the kremlin after he was exchanged a spy swap in twenty ten and he's just a spied a traitor to the motherland you understand you're such a turn traitor to the motherland well he's one of them. is that he's just a scumbag that's it nato leaders meeting in brussels are demanding that moscow prove its complying with a cold war treaty as concerns grow over a new russian miss our system the us ambassador to nato was forced to clarify that america is not planning a preemptive strike on russia after kay bailey hutchison warned moscow not to develop the new weapon and has more. well what we saw was the nato secretary-general un stoltenberg trying to dispel in a way some of that cold war atmosphere which was felt at nato headquarters on tuesday now that was when the u.s. ambassador to nato kay bailey hutchinson said that unless russia stopped developing
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a cruise missile and it hit one thousand nine hundred eighty seven treaty between the two countries and the u.s. could consider taking out the missile now that was seen as a suggestion that the u.s. was ready to carry out a preemptive strikes on this russian missile it angered moscow moscow hit back the foreign ministry saying that her words were aggressive and dangerous while later she clarified in a tweet that she had been talking about a preemptive strike which had been talking about was the need for russia to adhere to this treaty in today we heard from the install timberg saying that the u.s. ambassador to nato is a words were very clear for him and there is a real importance he said for all nato members the russia adheres to this important treaty because it's a treaty that abolishes medium range weapons for a serious one caller russia to comply with the i and the truth then in a transparent and verifiable way they don't do that now because they're not transparent on what to do when they developed
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a new missile will start in vogue says the issue of the i.n.f. treaty and russians transparency of the issue will be discussed at a defense ministers meeting here in nato on those day u.s. president donald trump rocked the testimony of the woman who is accused supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh sexual assault. how did you get home i don't remember how did you get there i don't remember where is the place i don't remember how many years ago was that i don't. speak a mississippi trumpet running through a list of what he called holes in christine does the fords testimony kavanagh has denied allegations that he sexually assaulted lousy ford in one thousand nine hundred two but f.b.i. investigators have been given until friday to make further inquiries to other women have made similar claims given how could has more from washington d.c. . after previously calling christine blasio ford a credible witness donald trump is now issuing some of his strongest attacks yet on
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judge kavanagh's accuser to speaking before his supporters in mississippi on tuesday night donald trump said that the need to movement the hash tag need to movement is hurting men also mocking christine bossy for his account of that night given that she has many gaps in her memory but still says that she is one hundred percent sure that judge kavanaugh sexually assaulted her thirty six years ago donald trump questioning that claim while defending his supreme court nominee saying that in fact his life is in fact in tatters and those that attack him are quote evil people this is something that is not playing well with one republican senator who will be critical in confirming judge cavanagh in the senate and that is republican senator jeff flake there's there's no time and no place for reports like this to discuss something this sensitive at
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a political rally is just. just not right it's just right i wish you hadn't done it . just to say it it's kind of appalling tribes attacks on ford may also not be playing well with white suburban women particularly those who have in a recent poll come out in support of christie and blazin ford in fact sixty one percent say that they believe ford and fifty eight percent say that they believe judge kavanaugh should not be confirmed to the senate as a result of the allegations still this is an argument that may be playing well with donald trump supporters but may not play well with two very prominent female republican senators again critical in confirming judge kavanagh lisa murkowski of alaska as well as susan collins of maine will be necessary in order for judge kavanaugh to be confirmed right now they say they are still undecided. extreme
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poverty in some of brazil's most heavily populated areas has made people easy prey for politicians looking to buy votes many of these places lack basic services like running water and sewage disposal but they're a magnet for political leaders in hope to win big in sunday's election one of these areas is a northeastern state of a logo us on that america at a center see in human reports. sixty five year old mother. can't read or write or even sign her name but what she does know is how to work. i started working in the tobacco fields when i was nine my father had died and my mother couldn't make ends meet. the story is repeated in the nearby sugar fields generation after generation men work under the merciless sun of northeastern state . i started when i was stand i'm forty four now i couldn't find
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any better job my father did decide we never went to school but my son does. i hope he will be able to get a better job because this is no way to live. in northeastern brazil is heavily populated which makes it a magnet for politicians seeking election help in this slum there's no sewerage running water or other basic services sixty percent of the people here are not live in poverty their needs are so great and their pockets so empty that they are easy prey during election time for politicians they can come here and buy their votes for as little as ten dollars from where they are going to wilton via that is a catholic deacon who works in the slum appropriately named after the virgin of the poor seventy percent of residents are illiterate people killed or do they have. of course if i'm a politician and i gave culture an education to people i'm impairing them and if
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i'm impairing them they may not vote for me so that's why it's in their interest to keep things as they are because then they can just keep coming back here at election time with empty promises that people grasp onto in the northeast as in the rest of brazil blacks in mixed race are the most disenfranchised. it's a vicious circle of inequality aggravated by a severe recession and government lost. that's left thirteen million brazilians unemployed and even more living in extreme poverty with the room this economist says a chronic structural problem is to blame i lost them we will stop long term development goals for our country investing infrastructure held education and job creation that requires political coordination that always eludes us no matter who is in government. and even if the decks government can start the recovery process those living here at the bottom of the social ladder will be the last to benefit you see in human al-jazeera sprees il. a court in peru has an hour and
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a medical pardon for former dictator better fujimori and ordered his immediate arrest for jean-marie was pardoned by presidential decree last december it served half of a twenty five year jail sentence after being convicted of crimes against humanity ordering two massacres by death squad between one thousand nine hundred one and ninety ninety two he was pardoned on humanitarian grounds huge health. sixty refugees and migrants are believed to have drowned after their boat was seen sinking off the coast of guinea bissau our coast guard commander victor seeger says he saw a canoe in difficulty but couldn't deploy a boat to help it he says wreckage has been found but nobody is a south african government is being urged to do more to tackle drug gangs or their policing has increased many communities say it's not nearly enough going to mina one mother in cape town who says she had to kill her own son because of his
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addiction. yes. you know you must suck it up but it was in a room in the small courtyard that ellen paki's killed her own son by strangling him a.b. was addicted to crystal meth or took as it's known in the cape flats he's addiction began at the age of fourteen and continued for seven years ellen says he used to terrorize the family it was after yet another drug binge that ellen says she was pushed over the edge when i close the front door i saw that all of this when i came without her and then i just wondered to start with where the restoring you know and really just standing with it or even just didn't want to do it but this one i put record is together and i could get up but i'm listening inside a home ellen shows us where on one occasion her son used an ax to hack through war she says he was looking for money or anything he could sell for his next i know
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that the u.s. manipulate me in that way but there wasn't even the point of writing to kill him i just want to stop with at that x. eleven deal is a community plagued by gang violence and home and many others are often caught in the crossfire of gang shootouts the home is riddled with bullet holes we're now in hanover park just a few kilometers from lavender hill we want to keep a lookout communities like this one drug use and addiction is coupled with gang violence often due to turf wars people here say they're being held hostage in their own homes unable to move around freely and safely. here to a community troubled by drug addiction the sultan bogs into treats about six hundred addicts every month for two must come here for help to kick her addiction to meth. life was chaos i didn't know where that was coming or going with it i was sleeping all awake because it all felt the same you know you you in this bubble we
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the world goes on the world will sort but you still didn't is we are and the sin to seize more than eighty percent of opioid addicts in the western cape province but people here say they need more help ellen paki's was given a three year suspended sentence and two hundred eighty hours community service for killing his son which she says she will always regret doing some may say she got of lightly that the star for living and the people. of film has been made telling ellen story highlighting not only her family's struggle with drug addiction but also a community is desperation yet a little has changed for ellen she has two other sons who are also addicts she continues to struggle financially she says kept prisoner in a community where drugs poverty and crime are a way of life for me to miller al-jazeera the cape flats malaysia's former first
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lady rosina months or has been arrested detained after being questioned by the anti corruption commission and will be charged on thursday her husband former prime minister najib razak is facing trial for money laundering and abuse of power to be prosecuted after billions of dollars went missing from the state fund known as one m. d. b. . a missing chinese superstar has been ordered to pay one hundred twenty nine million dollars in fines for tax evasion and being being hasn't been seen since june the reports say she's been detained in a letter posted on one of her official social media accounts she said she's accepted to the authorities decision and is ashamed of her behavior actress has appeared in the x.-men and iron man franchises she's also been the face of cathy and mercedes benz in china adrian brown has more. well this is sold to be the biggest ever fine imposed on a chinese movie star eight hundred and ninety two million r m b that's almost one
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hundred thirty million u.s. dollars that's what the tax authorities say fan being being owes them they say if she pays this money back she will not face criminal prosecution fan being being says she hopes to be able to do just that now fan being being is not the best known actress here in china but she certainly one of the best paid earning some forty three million dollars last year she vanished from public view in june and nothing had been heard of her until now she has issued a statement on way bo which is china's equivalent of twitter she says that she's been experiencing unprecedented suffering i'm ashamed of what i've done and she apologized to her many fans now it could well be that the chinese authorities who've been investigating other stars a sending out a warning that this is what could happen to other celebrities who avoid paying tax it seems that in the case of fan being being she had been understating what she was
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paid in her contract and the authorities seem to say this is become part of a widespread trend that they're determined to deal with. business updates.
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business. thank you so much lauren or paris and your man struck a name or hits a hat trick as his team picked up
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a big win in the champions league red star belgrade's six warm it was a fifteenth career hat trick for the brazilian as pitched he got there european season going after a three two defeats in a group opener against liverpool and instant kovalainen under the maria and french world cup winner. also on the score sheet in this one two goals from eagle messi out barcelona to a four to win against tottenham at wembley that could seno an even rockets also scoring for the spanish champions this their second successive win in the competition into. the one in the netherlands in the other group b. game level on points with balsa a late goal from lorenzo in sydney and gave napoli a one zero win over live a poll in italy napoli top of group c. a point clear of liverpool and p s g. river plates will face criminal in the semifinals of the copper liberty there is that south america's top club competition
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to be the argentinian rubs in the pen b.n.c. in the last eight side after the sides do nil nil in the first leg of a post winning this game three more and set up a semi with the defending champions river plate's into the last four for the second straight season after winning the title in twenty is the. easy time of it creamier they were six no i get wins over lescott superman is that is where home for the second like winning it's i was. japan's kachina antlers will take a narrow advantage into the away leg of their asian champions league semi didn't look likely when they see one blue wings of south korea to get to believe him in japan. she may hit back to win three two this win it coming up in injury time. by us go for brooks kept a has said he's heartbroken about that incident at the ryder cup which resulted in a spectator losing the sights in her right away with
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a shot by kept it frenchwoman corinne remand last friday and she's planning legal action against the event's organizers for not giving adequate warnings but has kept her is not supplying the player says he hopes to meet up with the victim so he can apologize in person there's no because of course there's. it's child care workers. coming up on our program. on our stomachs are stuck in bureaucracy. to drop in the us. it's absurd in. any way to just use our golf course. well the ryder cup was an old sick of a happy experience for the triumphant european see many of our spies involved now in scotland ahead of the alfred dunhill links championship that's being played out
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some time during. this still a lot sochi for the year and still plenty to play for the so much to play for now so i think i would take out of it. a confidence when i was playing at my most nervous. and steal some a test really a stunning open and playing on the pressure. because we have played some really good golf but. so it's really important just to reset and now try and push on for the rest of the it was a special week to watch the guys have a different perspective on it really sort of view it a little bit more externally and just watch the boys come together as a team you know we all talk about how great europe are doing not i was starting to think it was maybe a little bit of a fall asleep because the guys don't spend as much time together as they used to you know a lot of guys on the p.g.a. tour and obviously guy scattered all over the world but you know to watch them come together is as a team unit. the colorado rockies have eliminated the chicago cubs in the longest
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ever sudden death game in major league baseball it took four extra innings to decide this wild card game as the rockies outlasted the cubs soon one. a lot of will now take home the milwaukee brewers in the best of five nationally efficient series. of new n.h.l. season is getting underway with stanley cup champions the washington capitals getting runs its take on the boston bruins some same's are still in preseason might hear the edmonton oilers an exhibition game in germany head of their opener against the new jersey devils. last season so expansion seen the last vegas goal the night surprising everyone by reaching the stanley cup finals spoke to your awesome mark still who believes the knights could be even better this time outs. obviously i think the sky's the limit whose team i wanted to present to see them right back where they're at yeah the last games neal and they threw away thomas to tar but
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getting paul stastny in the offseason was a big. big big coup for them up the middle of their team that is deep as they were last year but we also know one of the best goalscorers in the league coming back and mark under a flurry backstopping there's really no reason even with the strength of the west is getting better with teams like sam say there's no reason why you can't look at babies and go yeah they can make another run of the finals even with this year as they came so close to a year ago. or thompson series says he expects to say while the to be a far tougher opponents the nevada make klitschko while the fury have been in new york to promote december the first fights here are defeated klitschko on point since twenty fifteen and he has the chance to be a champion again when he faces the w.b.c. title holder wilder in los angeles. the wall schools boxer. who can make people do all very crazy things in the ring because there are so many more
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upswing in the stuff i just think i just feel like i'm trying to get in between these big swings. one of the same going down probably for the first time in his career. how much sharper you jump in the just chop you know how to adjust to any style any farther than just what i don't bring home on forty and over thirty nine until you know every misstep and then when you had to go i had to just every man obviously in all i've seen it all ok parasite sports looking for now let's get back to lauren in london and to thank you the three scientists who developed proteins used in lifesaving drugs and environmentally friendly biofuels have been awarded the nobel prize for chemistry from says donald and george smith from the united states and gregory winter in the u.k. take the joint on or on old as the only is only the fifth female winner of the nobel prize for chemistry in its one hundred seventeen year history they were held for harnessing the power of evolution for the benefit of mankind. a superman aren't
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tell if there's news out or about war news in a minute. one suffer because wealthiest country held together with an iron grip libya is now torn up talks everybody wants to have his share of authority and all the money they can not be gold center only just from one city like to put in the big picture that dissects the roots of the conflict and asks who's to blame in the last for libya the only job of fortunately used to be commission members. coming soon on al-jazeera. al-jazeera world travels to the lebanese city of tripoli.
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to meet the widows living in one of the world's most ancient refuges. more than seven hundred years old it still upholds the charitable tradition of sheltering those with no means of supporting themselves the widows sanctuary on al-jazeera. it was just ten years old when a devastating earthquake struck mexico city in one thousand nine hundred five the quake damaged her family's apartment and the government moved them to. around seventy families who lost their homes in that earthquake still live in this camp. the government raised our hopes and then abandoned us politicians have promised that they won't allow a repeat of what happened after the earthquake in one thousand eight hundred five
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but the cost and complexity of housing hundreds of people living in camps is a major task and one that many people here think the government failed. death destruction and desperation as the cleanup operation gets underway there's now a fear of disease heightening the crisis on the indonesian island. live from london. the un's top court rules the united states should lift its actions on humanitarian goods to iran the u.s. responds by terminating a friendship agreement with iran.

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