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liberation front with his feet rashid mcclean free and the f l n t on al-jazeera. 5 people are killed and dozens injured after protesters are fired on in sudan's capital khartoum. and how i'm here in this is al jazeera life until also coming up. a u.s. official says iran is suspected of involvement in attacks on oil tankers in the u.a.e. but has no evidence yet. global markets slides as china retaliates would trade tariffs on the u.s. . target while reporting from the low protein island in norway or an area rich in
bio diversity but author of the course the big oil company. sedans military has defended itself against accusations that the armed forces use life runs against protesters on the streets of the capital khartoum but. i've got a gallery at least 4 demonstrators on the soldier have died 40 people were reportedly wounded by gunfire but in an overnight press briefing the transitional military council said it would never far on peaceful protesters it also said that rogue elements had made their way into the groups of demonstrators to cause trouble. for lateen. there are people who are infiltrating these groups they are armed and
they targeted some of our military personnel we are aware of these people their elements and plans of provocation we know the means that they use i mean they have targeted the military with armed ammunition but these are all laws were using barricaded areas to target some of our soldiers one of our soldiers was killed also people from the medical team were injured we reaffirmed that we are monitoring all those laws and we know who are infiltrating in our provoking the military and all their components. some protesters are questioning the military's version of what led to see the escalation of violence morgan is following the story from khartoum they're asking the question if the military is sure that these people though who provoked the the military and the rapid support forces are among the protesters why did they not make a move earlier why did they wait until things escalated and there was loss of lives that's questions they are asking and they're saying that they were eyewitnesses who saw the rapaport forces firing at protesters and we've spoken to some of the people
who have been receiving treatment at the medical clinic set up at the square and they're saying that they were sure that they've seen men wearing the uniforms of the opposite sort of support forces attacking them so the the military as much as it's denying the fact that their forces and their rapid support forces have anything to do with the attacks on the protesters and the death of the protesters as well as the death of one of their members they're going to have a hard time to to earn the confidence and the trust of the of the protesters after what happened tonight. now an unnamed u.s. official is glooming iran for explosions on 4 ships off the coast early on sunday officials from the united arab emirates confirms that commercial cargo ships were subject says so what they called acts of sabotage your the ports of gera incident happened a 140 kilometers south on the straits of hormuz elsewhere around a 3rd of all oil traded passes well earlier on a monday
a member of iran's national security commission said that whoever is behind the explosions is trying to instigate a war about them to. them han what happened at the port of fujairah is still vague and unclear but it seems that there are some in the region who want to drag trump into a war and we are dealing with some issues with very high historical responsibility and i think to talk about explosions in fujairah is just a hasty scenario and suffers many shortcomings whoever stands behind this is pushing for a failed plan which. georgia has more now from washington d.c. it's a centcom official is confirming to al-jazeera that at the request of the united arab emirates the u.s. military is helping in their investigation now the associated press is reporting that apparently all 4 of these of vassals 2 saudi ships one amorality ship and one norwegian ship were all a hit with explosives and have
a hole in the water line of their vessels about 5 to 10 feet wide and that of sensibly means that they're no longer sea worthy and they've had to go into port so that they can try to be repaired the question is whether or not this is in fact the work of the iranian government or of proxies for the iranian government no one wants to address that question not even brian hook who is the state department's special envoy for iranian matters he was a. asked about this by reporters overnight as they were leaving brussels headed for sochi russia and he would not comment on whom he thought might have been behind this attack was certainly there is concern here in washington as well as in the gulf about this kind of attack especially in light of the growing tensions between the united states and iran. the european union has told the u.s. secretary of state that it fully supports the international nuclear deal with iran
and cold on the u.s. to show maximum restraint might pompei you held talks with the u. foreign ministers during an unexpected stopover in brussels the block's foreign policy chief expressed concern that u.s. strategy towards tehran carries grave risks last week iran announced it was scaling back some commitments under 2015 nuclear deal michael dell heard that very clearly today from from us not only from myself but also from the other ministers of in understates. we are living in a crucial delicate moment where. the most relevant. attitude to take the most responsible attitude to take is that we believe should be and that of maximum maximum restraint avoiding any escalation.
reports now from brussels. well the u.s. secretary of state might pompei may have come to brussels hoping to persuade e.u. foreign ministers to drop their support for the 2015 iran nuclear deal but he would have left disappointed the e.u.'s foreign policy chief federica more greeny made it very clear indeed that member states still feel very committed to the iran deal she said that it is still the best bet for regional security and earlier in the day we heard from some foreign ministers including the german foreign minister heiko massoud said this deal is all about stopping iran from having nuclear weapons well more greeny also called on both sides on both tehran and washington to deescalate tensions she called for calm and she called on iran to continue complying with the 2015 deal she said that was extremely important so for iran had and as long as it does keep complying then the e.u. would support it ever since the u.s.
pulled out of the deal and re impose sanctions on iran it has set up a payment system called instax which deals with some a certain amount of trade between the e.u. and iranian businesses but so far that's only for small and medium businesses so it doesn't mean it means basically the big multinationals in iraq iran and daimler will be unlikely to resume trade with iran because they will not want to risk u.s. penalties nevertheless more greeny says in stocks which was supposed to be up and running in a few months may now be up and running in a few weeks and that perhaps is an indication that e.u. member states are serious about trying to look as if it least they are doing more. of the reaction from toronto here's on just the resume. well iranians will also tell you that they've been saying all along that they do not want a confrontation they do want not want a conflict but they won't back down from a fight both sides at some point have said that open conflict is not something they
want but both are on a very aggressive footing and iranians will point to the fact that mr proper may be saying what he's saying now but the fact is that very publicly they made a great demonstration of sending more american military hardware to iran store step iranian leaders both civilian and military have responded very very angrily to that in the last several days in the past week now as far as mr pumping his comments with regards to what the iranian people might want what the iranian people might deserve iranian leaders and iranian people here in the country will be listening to that and be thinking that they really got what they wanted from the 2015 nuclear deal that was improving the country's economy it was a policy success for the moderates for the reformists in government and it was going towards changing the dynamic between the united states and iran as far as negotiations as far as talking before the deal was signed in 2015 there was
a run of months and years of of talking to each other so there was a creation of forward momentum with the deal iranians have been saying that the united states pulling out of the deal is a signal that it cannot honor its agreements. and u.s. markets closed sharply dyna on monday as the trade off between the world's 2 largest economies continues to escalate beijing has retaliated against america's new terrace with fresh g.t.s. of its own when u.s. imports are white house correspondent kimberly hall catch reports. from electronics and appliances clothing and shampoo u.s. consumers are bracing for increased spending on products they use daily as a result of the hike of u.s. duties on chinese goods put in place last week by u.s. president try. our economy has been very powerful then despite the escalating trade tensions transposed to china is hurting and needs to negotiate a new trade deal with the united states we're in
a great position right now no matter what we do yeah i think china wants to have it because companies are already announcing that they're leaving china because they can't do that they can't compete but even if trump was downplayed the effects of the trade war and u.s. consumers china had already retaliated escalating the trade war even more raising tariffs on u.s. goods sold in china effective in june from 10 to 25 percent. last friday u.s. china trade talks ended abruptly with the u.s. side arguing discussions had been constructive but not enough for a deal. trump insists u.s. tariffs won't hurt americans but soybean farmers that export to china are already taking a hit with cotton and pork also seeing a slowdown trump's own economic advisor at mit it over the weekend american consumers are going to feel some pain again both size both sides will suffer and
that is the uncertainty has rattled world financial markets and made investors nervous we're not at the beginning of the end we're at the end of the beginning and unfortunately we know from history that it's much much easier to start a trade war than is to end one especially if you've done what the u.s. has begun to do here which is really make it a pride and autonomy question for people. most u.s. companies believe china does not abide by global trade rules but for months large u.s. retailers like wal-mart the rely heavily on chinese imports have been urging the trumpet ministration to finalize a trade deal but donald trump hasn't ruled out adding even more tariffs to chinese goods brought into the united states the tensions could play out for weeks trump says he'll next meet with chinese president xi at the g. 20 summit in japan in june where the 2 will try to resolve their trade dispute kimberley health at al-jazeera the white house. well gabriel elizondo a new york casting want to change the markets for the dow and the s. and p.
monday was the worst day since january 3rd that gives you an idea of how bad it was with this huge sell off some of the world's biggest companies taking big hits let's look at apple the world's biggest technology company their stock dropped 5.8 percent about 80 percent of apple's products come from china so you can see why they took a big hit boeing one of the world's biggest makers of airplanes their stock dropped 4.8 percent that's over fears that china might try to target boeing with new tariffs and then caterpillar which is one of the world's biggest makers of heavy machinery and construction equipment they have 8 offices in china alone they were dropped their stock dropped 4.6 percent so you can see that you have very various companies some of the biggest in the world from different sectors of the economy
all taking very very huge hits but what was interesting is out of the 30 companies on the dow 29 of them finished in the red on monday and so even companies that really don't have anything to do with the trade dispute between the u.s. and china they still also saw their stocks tumble on monday as well as one economist told me he said there's no longer a chinese economy there's no longer an american economy there is a global economy he said so as soon as this trade dispute started and as long as it continues you will see potentially a global downturn i would not say that there is necessarily panic here on wall street traders don't like to use the p. word but i will say there is a lot of worry. well it's more still to come on al-jazeera the united nations says a severe droughts in angola is busy thousands of children at risk of starvation. and concern is growing for the safety of 3 well known critics of thailand's
monarchy and the military governments months after their disappearance. hello again and welcome back we're here across the southern part not states we're finally get a break from the rain but the flooding is still a problem here across the area because a lot of the rivers are still quite high and that water is making its way down here towards the gulf so it's going to be not only weeks for probably next month before we see a real break in the flooding situation here up here to the northeast though it is going to be the cool air that's pushing through it's going to feel like winter in some locations would snow in some of those higher elevations for vermont new hampshire as well as into maine so low teens were going to be the trend here on tuesday across much of the northeast talking new york as well as boston and then as
we go towards wednesday this storm slowly makes its way towards the north and those temperatures begin to come up so new york you can up to about $1000.00 degrees there down here towards atlanta it is going to be a beautiful day for you at about $24.00 degrees or cross much of the caribbean we are seeing a mix of clouds and rain partly up here to the north though in the bahamas it's going to be a little bit heavier and we're going to see nasa with some heavy showers and thunderstorms at 30 degrees there on tuesday but over here towards center domingo things get a little bit better a few at about 31 and then very quickly across much of south america for one is that is in particular we are looking at temperatures into the high teens and nice guys but for rio we are looking at rain in your forecast of the temperature of 29. capturing a moment. in time. snapshots of other lives. other stories. provided a glimpse into someone else's work. inspiring documentaries from impassioned
filmmakers and the front lines i feel like i know it i have the data to prove. witness on al-jazeera. you're watching al-jazeera a reminder of the top stories this hour. tear gas and live right inside been used against protesters on the streets of sudan's capital khartoum at least 4 protesters and a soldier have died sudan's military says infiltrators who made their way into the
groups of opposition demonstrators may be to blame for the violence. and on mains a u.s. official is blaming iran for explosions on 4 ships off the u.a.e. coaxed early on sunday officials from the united arab emirates confirmed that the commercial cargo ships were subjected to what they called acts of sabotage your the ports of for gera. the european union has told the u.s. secretary of state that it fully supports the international nuclear deal with iran and calls on the u.s. to show maximum restraint might compel you held talks with the u. foreign ministers during an unexpected stopover in brussels. a u.s. media report say the attorney general william bars. has appointed a top prosecutor to look into the origins of the russia probe by robert mueller inquiry will determine if intelligence gathering related to donald trump's 2016 presidential campaign was lawful and appropriate bar told congress last month he
believed spying did occur against the trunk campaign moves reports clear trump of colluding with russia but did not rule out the possible obstruction of justice by him or his team a california jury has awarded more than 2 $1000000000.00 to a couple who claims of products made by the chemical company monsanto cause their cancer that to contract it known hodgkin's lymphoma and label him a weed killer cold rounds up more than $13000.00 lawsuits being filed in the u.s. over the products cancer risk. the united nations says a severe droughts in angola is putting thousands of children at risk of starvation many of them are being treated for pneumonia tristian president sure learned so declared a state of a marriage is in january or remittance or has this reports. these health workers in
and are trying to save the week are vulnerable and hungry it hasn't rained properly in months and some of these children are severely malnourished the united nations says more than 2000000 people in the southern public of can any urgently need food and water and there are fears the situation is going to get worse. on the ground not hearing food in the community and in the families directly affected the children because their own families we have little food reserves that's why so many ideas precarious he was conditioned. some families try to survive on wild fruit if they can find any and finding clean water to drink and irrigate crops is another challenge. in some communities farmers like us or. say they have lost everything. we are now starting it all in they have a lot of water due to the drought as soria is worried what water and food he has is
running out and he has a family to feed most of them if it in any emergency situation all support is necessary there is that only from the central government but also from the international partners the angolan government because this is a critical strategy ration one of the most severe in the last 20 years. some parts of southern africa have recently been hit by slike loans flash floods and droughts people affected by that extreme weather agency need help and some humanitarian workers did that aid isn't coming fast enough. out of there. the disappearance of 3 well known critics of thailand's monarchy and military is causing concern the men were living in exile in neighboring laos before moving to vietnam it's believed they were arrested there and forcibly returns to thailand when hey reports from bangkok. 3 thai activists are missing and their supporters and family members
want answers. they took this search to the vietnamese embassy in bangkok after the men disappeared from vietnam earlier this year among them the mother of c.m.t. to what happened. i'm worried sick because we haven't seen each other for a very long time i don't know if my son's here or not this country has laws so all i hope for is justice if my son's in thailand whereas here. the men are wanted for criticizing thailand's monarchy an offense that can lead to a long jail sentence. news of their disappearing. comes just over a week after the coronation of the king the 3 men and many other tired dissidents fled to neighboring laos after the $2014.00 military coup but after becoming concerned about their safety it's believed they moved to vietnam and this is perhaps why they were worried in january the mutilated bodies of 2 other thai anti government and anti monarchy activists who'd been in laos were found in the mekong
river the thai government says it doesn't know where the men are but the allegation is that the vietnamese handed them over to tie off are these last week and rights workers spoken to by al-jazeera say that it appears to have been done in secret meaning there's no official record of extradition one of the missing known as uncle summer regularly criticize the royal family on you tube one of his last videos was dated september 2018 and shows him in vietnam human rights organizations say a worrying pattern is emerging of dissidents being abducted in southeast asia all this outside of the international legal framework. and very often. in sort of shady deals that are struck behind closed doors and this is a major concern in this latest case the activists spam remembers say they have no information about what's happened to them or where they might be. the type elisei
there's nothing to investigate because there's no record of them entering the country meaning it could be a long wait for answers when hey al jazeera bangkok prosecutors in sweden have reopened a rape investigation against wiki leaks founder julian assange launch and will seek his extradition from britain swedish authorities halted the investigation and 2017 when a son is to refuge at the ecuadorian embassy in london paul brennan has this report . when julian assange was dragged from the ecuadorian embassy in london last month it ended a 7 years siege of the building by british police within hours of a soldier's arrest u.s. prosecutors unsealed their indictment seeking his extradition for publishing hundreds of thousands of classified documents on his wiki leaks website and with our size now in custody swedish prosecutors are now resuming the rape investigation
which was halted 2 years ago vocal and out via a decision taken by marianne lee to discontinue the investigation on the 19th of may 27th tain was not motivated by difficulties related to evidence after reviewing the policeman or investigation in its current state my assessment is that there is still probable cause to suspect that mr astonished me to rape. wiki leaks made julian assange both famous and notorious transparency campaign a celebrated his work governments and intelligence agencies denounced him but it was an encounter in 2010 during a lecture to a sweden which brought his downfall and allegation of rape was made against him sanchez always denied the claim but he fled to britain. the lawyer for the alleged victim says she is pleased that the case is now being resumed. the prosecutor's decision is clear it signals something important and that is that if we wanted a quote before the war nobody stands above the law even if your name is julian
assange but supporters say the case has faced political pressure throughout. it is always ready is real concern it isn't united states to face. letter prison or death sentence for his work. let's look at. julian assange is currently in a british jail serving a $58.00 week sentence for skipping bail in 2012 but when the sentence is served it's not clear what his next destination will be it will be for the home secretary a government minister based here to decide whether the u.s. or the swedish extradition bids should take priority the relative seriousness of each of the allegations will be a factor in the chronology of the applications will also be considered on that basis legal commentators here in the u.k. believe currently the swedish extradition bid should probably take precedence but
political factors may well influence the ultimate outcome paul brennan al-jazeera london. antigovernment protesters in albania have harold far bombs and flayers riot police in the capital to iran or at the weekend similar protests turned violent with the opposition calling on demonstrators to keep up the pressure on prime minister eddie vama to stand down. now for years norway has profited from the exports of its rich reserves of oil and gas the northern european nations the bosses vast untapped resources in areas filled with biodiversity but drilling in those areas is increasingly unpopular one such region is the law for an island all to serious neck clark was there and sent us this report the far north of norway is spectacular a lot of mountains and fjords and roll beauty it's an important fishing area and as you can imagine it brings in the tourist dollars this is actually the highest
mountain. particularly in the folk niland way getting up close to nature is what you do. the problem is the wealth a little lies beneath the waters for a long time let's hope niland have been in the crosshairs of the big oil companies because red geologists know that they cross the waters lies unarmed told real what an estimated 60000000000 dollars and their bosses or the like to explore in the past this has been supported by the government and for many it's a big concern among those assyrian all against oil but i'm also really afraid of the damages that can happen if there isn't because there's i would i wouldn't take the risk but things may be changing recently norway's opposition labor party with drew its support for next gratian meeting now there's a majority in parliament to keep the islands off limits the young people today and they are more important about the future climate change. live about.
and i think the fish wrists and the tourism industry is the future more than oil and gas especially in the. arctic areas norway is a nation made rich by 4 decades of oil and gas extraction the sovereign wealth fund worth a colossal one trillion dollars so every move away from fossil fuels is significant and the climate crisis is also more real it's close up in our face we have to do serious stuff the next 10 years. and educated people in norway understand that's it when we start to understand but there will be some changes on this not even maybe a politically the size of the market will change to the amount of consumers will demand. we're happy with that we're making progress for those in the folks in who rely on these waters and fear the potential impact of oil spills still skepticism
we're never gets. the fully. fully no for oil exploitation so for me it seems like it's only no intil it's yes and when it's yes there's no turning back at a time when the world needs to radically cut back on fossil fuel emissions it will become increasingly hard for the nation to justify new extraction contracts especially in these waters nic log al-jazeera the latitude island norway. this is on to syria and these are the top stories. tear gas and live ryan's have been used against protesters on the streets all sedans capital khartoum at least 4 protesters and a soldier have died saddam's military says infiltrators who made their way into the groups of opposition demonstrators may be to blame for the violence.
there are people who are infiltrating these groups they are armed and they targeted some of our military personnel we are aware of these people their elements and plans of provocation we know the means that they use i mean they have targeted the military with armed but these old laws were using barricaded areas to target some of our soldiers one of our soldiers was killed also people from the medical team were injured we reaffirmed that we are monitoring all those laws and we know who are infiltrating in our provoking the military and all their components. and on the u.s. official is blaming iran for explosions on 4 ships off the u.a.e. coast early on sunday officials from the united arab emirates confirm that the commercial cargo ships were subjected to what they called acts of sabotage near the ports gera. the european union has told the u.s. secretary of state that it fully supports the international nuclear deal with iran
and cold on the u.s. to show maximum restraint held talks with e.u. foreign ministers sharing an unexpected stopover in brussels stock markets in the u.s. schools stand sharply as the trade war between the world's 2 largest economies continues to escalate beijing retaliated against new u.s. sanctions on monday with fresh cheese over its own on american imports and sweden has reopens a rape investigation against julian assange and is seeking his extradition from the u.k. the because he's fines or was arrested last month that the ecuadorian embassy in london where he spent 7 years after jumping bail. well those are the headlines news continues here on al-jazeera after witness. on counting the cost from union leader to business magnate can still run a post a turnaround a troubled south african economy as india's economy shows out a new breed of tech savvy old for now as we find out why the benefits of growth not
reaching everyone counting the cost. yes. i'm. sure you know. there are some other like. in north carolina undocumented grandmother finally arteta is seeking sanctuary and as a church community in greensboro has come together to provide sanctuary protection for a woman who was scheduled for deportation yesterday. nor take is checked in with immigration officials next year and they have allowed her to stay until now last month she was given this ankle monitor and told she needed to leave the u.s. .
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