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they. saudi authorities iraq forces are. both of them know that what's going to happen in in her data. was going to have been an early am and this is why it's always related. to each other how strategic has ties for both sides. sorry t.j. ties for both sides yes yes. it does is a very very strategic bind and it's also one of the flashpoints because of many things because 1st of all because there is deep division between the between the factions that are. fighting on the ground and also between the main bottlenose of this coalition of the saudi iraqi because you know saudi. backing
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a lot about the yemen brotherhood and the united arab emirates is not backing them at all and this is when we see. the violence in there as. you understand on the observers understand that it's kind of of tactics and bling ring as james between. saudi arabia and the united arab emirates ok. we thank you for giving us an update from sun our meanwhile funerals have been held for 6 victims of a saudi u.a.e. airstrike in the capital sanaa 4 of them were siblings killed last week. reports. family friends and neighbors from the last islamic prayers for those killed in last week's coalition air strike in sanaa. the coffins lined up one by 14 of the victims were children from one family 3 brothers and sister the family's only surviving son
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was in the same house as his brothers and sisters when the airstrike hit. my 4 siblings were killed my sister she had my brother abdul rahman and wassim my father and i are the only survivors we're here to bury them our home is destroyed. as other family members said their last goodbyes to. the children's father sat quietly seemingly loss in despair but soon turned to justice and i don't remember the aggression on yemen isn't just may god avenge them they killed my 4 children for no reason. this attack is a reminder that no one in who controlled areas in yemen is immune to the saudi led strikes was dozens of others were injured in the attack including 2 russian health workers. yemen's capital sanaa has been held by the filthy since it's ousted the
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internationally recognized government. who heads in 2014 the airstrikes and renewed fighting in yemen's for datapoint city have further complicated u.n. sponsored peace efforts to end the 4 year war that has killed tens of thousands of people and pushed the country towards the brink of famine sort of played out. plenty more ahead on the al-jazeera news hour including. the race is on we look at who is in the frame so far to replace the british prime minister ready to take the reins we'll have the latest from new delhi as a prime minister begins the process of forming a government and more also tell you how the women's world cup champions are using this year's tournament to sign a spotlight on inequality in football stories coming up a little later in sports. but
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1st donald trump says he's hoping for progress on a trade deal with japan. the us president has just arrived in japan for a 4 day visit both men are expected to discuss core tariffs and how to improve their working relationship with this deal we hope to address the trade imbalance remove barriers to united states exports and it sure fairness and reciprocity in our relationship and we're getting close just last week u.s. beef exports gained full access to japanese and to the markets in japan for the 1st time since the year 2000 we welcome your support of these efforts and we hope to have several further announcements soon and some very big ones over the next few months wayne hay is joining us from the japanese capital tokyo so trump how to clear pitt's way into the business community is the purpose of his visit there mainly about trade. well there in we had been hearing from the white
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house and from the japanese government that this visit wasn't really going to be about trade that it wasn't the main reason for his visit but as soon as donald trump got off the plane just a couple of hours ago in tokyo he seemed to make it all about trade speaking to business leaders you saw him there he referenced the big trade deficit that the united states has with japan last year it was about $60000000000.00 overall and saying that he wants a bit a deal no surprise i think that he tried to do that very early on in this trip despite the fact that as i say we've been told that this was really about trade the official reason for the visit was that he will become the 1st foreign leader to meet japan's new emperor at the imperial palace here in japan but there's no doubt that trade will be discussed as well when he meets formally with the japanese prime minister shinzo r.b.a. on monday trade negotiations are underway with had the delegations from both japan
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and the united states here in tokyo continuing those trade talks on some sort of deal over the past couple of days having said that i don't think we're expecting anything significant in terms of an announcement to come out while donald trump is in is in japan and of course the other pressing regional concern is north korea will this be a priority during the visit. i think undoubtedly will particularly since north korea test fired those 2 short range missiles perhaps a restart in its provocative acts this month we've heard from the u.s. national security advisor john bolton he is in tokyo as well he spoke earlier on saturday referencing those 2 missile tests saying that they were clearly a violation of the united nations security council resolutions so i think everyone will be keeping a nervous eye on north korea while donald trump is in japan to see whether we'll
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see any more provocative acts from north korea and i think this will give japan and the prime minister shinzo are there a chance to reassert themselves into this diplomatic process i think there's been a sense throughout all of the diplomacy over the last few years between north and south korea between north korea and the united states that japan despite being on the receiving end of so much of the aggression from north korea has been left out a little bit so this will give shinzo up be a chance to reassert himself and he's already indicated that he is willing to meet with the north korean leader kim jong un without preconditions and that was welcomed also from john bolton when he spoke early onset of a win hey thank you. south africa's recently elected president cyril ramaphosa is being formally sworn in at a ceremony in pretoria run across or is due to serve a full term as president he took office last year after jacob zuma resigned amid corruption allegations the african national congress who won the general election
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earlier this month but it was the party's worst performance in 25 years. from pretoria to talk us through today's proceedings. from a person has began the 1st address he's making to south africans as president of south africa in the 1st full term following elections and he's begun that address by thanking south africans for what he said is the trust that's been stowed on him but he's also 1 made a reference to the last few years of governance in south africa especially 25 years into the democracy and the freedom that south africans have enjoyed he says that while south africans have made massive strides in that time it's also been a time where they've been a number of challenges and this is where he referred to the arrow where jacob
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zuma was president now it's difficult to look up for certain what he's calling a new dollar without looking back at the last few years which the president has described as 9 to wasted years and things been referring to the jacob zuma arrow that was characterized by allegations of corruption for both the former president and the african national congress now these are words that south africans have heard c several times before especially in the recent leading up to the recent elections so these are promises around inequality in the alleviation of poverty job creation boosting the. many south africans have heard these promises before but they're hoping that. who live up to these promises and i suppose the next step for him from he does who will be in his cabinet.
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that's right to read we're expecting the rome of course there are 21 now and the members of his cabinet in the next day or 2 there has been some speculation around exactly who will be a call to serve in that cabinet the deputy president today but. a big question on the minds of south africans in that he hasn't been sworn into parliament many questions unanswered around that and if it's linked to the agency's ethics committee saying that he's responsible for bringing the a.n.c. in distribute along with about 22 or 21 other members of the a.n.c. so it's i'm certain. that will choose as his deputy there's a lot of speculation around that but also the big question for south africans are those will be a key cabinet one where members are untainted by allegations of corruption or any sort of controversy and this may be a major challenge for him of course that given that he has to listen to his party
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in terms of appeasing some of its wishes but also wants to stay and dependently and strong in terms of the spite against corruption and listening to the needs of south africans when it comes to putting in place and effect own cabinet that will take charge in a responsible manner all right from the general or with an update from pretoria thank you. india's newly elected m.p. from the governing party or janata party are together in the capital to select prime minister narendra modi as their leader it follows a landslide victory from the 6 we collect. the win gives modi a powerful mandate to implement his nationalist vision hell raman reports from new delhi. india woke up on friday to news that the bharatiya janata party led by the renter modi had secured an absolute majority in the 6 week long general election. b
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j p celebrations began on thursday when early indications suggested another wind was imminent. the election commission has been counting more than 600000000 votes cast since early on thursday and everyone is waiting for the initial announcement note he still has to be formally elected by his own party parliamentarians he's expected to meet them in a special session on saturday we need to listen to the well he is celebrating the mood is very different from any opposition groups whose influence in parliament is now severely reduced given our experience the last 5 years we kept his government on board and we showed them that we mean business we will let them have their own way we will stand up as far as people's concerns will be i mean picture of opposition. analysts suggest job creation in rural and urban areas is a topic the government needs to focus on the has one this victory. significantly
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to the young and 1st time voter much like he did in 202014 but in the last couple of years unemployment has been very high and and it will be something that he will have to address for the young as well as for the future of the country. but one senior leader says policies are working what next in terms of how. all the sectors must all move because if the impetus which is already there is the fastest growing economy has to remain the must produce results which will better performance at least until. the public too has those concerns. he should try and remove. unemployment for the young of the country the problems of the villages lack of electricity water should be tackled farmers should get more facilities and the marginal and rubble farmers get their problem solved these are the issues for money. and as the prime minister gets ready to begin his 2nd term many will be
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looking to see if he'll address these issues though he has received an overwhelming mandate to deliver on his pledges but it's not just domestic issues that'll be a factor in his 2nd term global financial uncertainty is something that may affect india's growth and economy and regional stability with pakistan is something that modi has to balance while appeasing his nationalist vote base so he'll robin al-jazeera new delhi. in a few moments we'll have the weather with stuff but still ahead right here on the al-jazeera news hour on top of the world but not alone the photo raising questions of overcrowding on the world's highest mountain improving access or a threat to privacy the controversy over kenya's new biometric id cards and taking the lead in style how this 1st shot put him at the top of the table in texas that's coming up with joe in sports.
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the weather sponsored by cattle and ways. hello there it is very hot for some of us in japan at the moment the highest temperature i've seen so far today is 33 degrees but it could get even higher as we head through the next couple of days it certainly looks like it staying very hot we do have this is larry of cloud that's drifting its way towards us but that one won't bring us any rain and not really any relief to this very hot weather instead going to have to wait a good few days because we've got this weather system and that warm will bring us some relief it's pulling itself together and it's going to give us some very very heavy downpours as edges its way towards us so beijing will have a top temperature of $25.00 degrees on sunday they'll be are lots of rain around as well and that stretches all the way up into the northeastern parts of china to that
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system will they gradually creep its way southwards work its way down towards north korea they're still going to get some heavy rain pyongyang is then going to have a very wet day as we head through the day on monday very heavy rain the temperatures dropping as well a top temperature just of 20 and actually that wet weather also affecting us in bloody well stuck ahead of it though still stay hot and still staying dry for now i don't think we're going to see the rain to wednesday but when we do we'll have a real relief from the very hot weather down towards the southeastern parts of china and here they do lots of showers at the moment really have seen some very heavy rain has causes quite a bit of destruction on many of the roads in this region. sponsored. always. after decades of being programmed with instructions data from greek computers had no. identifying problems and predicting human behavior. artificial intelligence could monitor ombudsman. and decide
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tell you again the top stories on the al-jazeera news hour the u.s. president donald trump is sounding $1500.00 soldiers to the middle east as the dispute with iran escalates the iranian foreign minister calls the deployment a threat to international peace and security donald trump says he's hoping for progress on a trade deal with japan. he's just arrived in japan for a 4 day visit. south africa recently elected president cyril ramaphosa is being formally sworn in right now at a ceremony in pretoria he called for equality and preservation of the country's resources for future generations but so speak to. a political analyst focusing on african governance and development she's joining us from johannesburg thanks for being with us again on al-jazeera ramaphosa also said that he will be a president for all south africans will he be able to unite south africa in the face of an increasingly disillusioned electorate. well i think that's
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probably one of his greatest challenges he's talking the right talk in fact his inauguration speech has been highly mandela esque in terms of its emphasis on on unity and the equality of all south africans and the fact that all south africans deserve a better life is spoken about inequality and the disillusionment that's cause he's also called for. a strong focus on employment particularly youth employment so he's speaking all the right way there is going to be able to put that into place is the real question because as you said south africans are disillusioned south africans are currently very divided and increasingly apathetic about the state of the democracy in this country and what about the formation of his cabinet because that's the next step for him i suppose all eyes will be on to what extent will van
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be a test for his commitment to clean up corruption one of the biggest issues for south africans. well again that is a huge challenge it's encouraging to note that people who've been implicated either in corruption or of poor performance have recused themselves from consideration for the cabinet people like former speaker of parliament bet's a former minister. but it's still a very great concern that there are still people who might be chosen in this cabinet who certainly have a tainted track record in terms of corruption the fact that a former deputy president. has seemed been seen to be wavering on with the elliptical for the deputy president's role once again is also of concern because he certainly is one of those people who has been implicated in wide ranging compare
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upton's scandal of of various sorts and not the type of person president rama poser will want to have and what he's been increasingly looking at as a cabinet of integrity and a government of integrity it remains to be seen who what the makeup of that cabinet is going to be whether it's going to be as lean as president from a poor as promised and with or it will actually take the mandates that this government has been given now and turn it into reality to once again one hopes become a government of integrity right i psychology we thank you for speaking to us on al-jazeera. demonstrators in the bangladeshi capital dhaka have gathered to protest against forced disappearances they're calling on the government to release people who they say have been secretly detained human rights groups in bangladesh say around 435 people have disappeared in the last 9 years. has more on the story from
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dhaka. 700 family members have gathered here in front of the national press club people relatives dear ones are missing for years they're here to protest and sig justice for their missing loved ones they want the government to trace them and at least get some sort of accountability. there's been a very recently also some action i spoke to one of the person who was a colleague of michael was picked up on april mind this is what she had to say and i want to. just usual stuff that we think the security services have taken him because of the current situation bangladesh michael checking who's fearful for his safety before he even went missing. despite repeated requests by this family member sticking justice from the prime minister the home ministry and the law enforcement agency hardly spain any respond the usual thing is that we are looking into the law
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enforcement agencies are not behind this people have been waiting for years in some cases 6 years 5 years they still don't know where their relatives are yet also there are eyewitnesses that law enforcement agencies pick them up from various points in the country and that is in opposition candidate proposed to be antos challenging the results of last month's presidential election in court lawyers filed the appeal claiming he lost because of widespread cheating official results president won the vote which the election commission called free and fair but the results been met by violent protests with at least 7 people killed and 200 others injured andrew thomas has more from jakarta. the middle back crowd arriving at the constitutional court in the heart of jakarta a lawyer for. the defeated presidential candidate who found out earlier this week officially on the electoral commission that he had lost and lost badly to the presidential power without a will he just that he says that the election was systematically raped and that
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is what his lawyers are here at the constitutional court to claim to have been some fear that the lawyers when they arrived here might arrive with protesters and those protesters could turn violent earlier in the week in jakarta there were big protests riots really and a number of people were killed well those scenes thankfully haven't been repeated on friday there's been a big police and soldier presence right across jakarta all day on friday there was certainly ready for a mass rally it hasn't happened the lawyers arrived on their own and this is the beginning of the legal process to dispute the election result. the u.k. will get a new prime minister by the end of july in the race is a ready on for the top job several prominent conservative m.p.'s put their names forward just hours after tourism a revealed on friday that she would step down next month paul brennan has more on
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her 3 turbulance years in office. it is in the best interests of the country for a new prime minister to lead that effort to recent days resignation announcement speech began a little hesitantly and ended reluctantly but with her closest friend husband philip standing by for support the prime minister conceded defeat. it is and will always remain a matter of deep regret to me that i have not been able to deliver brecht's it she will officially step down as party leader on june the 7th but remain as prime minister until her success is chosen in the end though the emotional strain of recent months overcame her i will shortly leave the job that it has been the honor of my life to hold. the 2nd female prime minister but certainly not the last i do so with no ill will but with enormous and enduring gratitude to have had the opportunity to serve the country i love the prime
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minister's resignation became inevitable after a hostile reaction to her final breaths at compromise offer even senior figures within her own party were demanding that she quit now that she has many of those same critics have now praised her dignity and determination i found it moving actually i think that we know the promises to the heart and soul trying to do the best for this country at a difficult time facing a challenging climate in palm and many of those currently paying tribute are keen to succeed her in the top job more than a dozen conservative m.p.'s could contest the leadership with a new prime minister emerging by the end of july but parliament then takes a 6 week recess and some observers see the whole process of self-indulgence with the october 31st deadline approaching we're wasting the time that's been a lot of the last we're wasting good will and the next prime minister will have no different arithmetic from theresa may the same problems in parliament getting the
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deal 3 of the same proms in parliament if they try to get no deal the opposition labor party is demanding a general election has a new conservative leader isn't going to solve the problem. there has to be another opportunity for the people of this country to decide who that want government how they want the government to run what the long term strategy is that government i think we did a general election in brussels reaction to the resignation was diplomatic presence you encouraged prime minister mace and now instruments this morning without personal joy the president very much liked and appreciated working with prime minister may and as you have said before terrorism a woman of courage for whom she has great respect choosing to resubmit a successor is a 2 stage process with conservative m.p.'s 1st with lean down the candidates to a final 2 and then a postal ballots of the party's wider membership choosing the winner the early frontrunner is boris johnson who has massive support among the 125000 grassroots
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conservative members but he enjoys less support among parliamentary colleagues the party's internal divisions were once again generate international repercussions it was breakfast which marked the beginning and end of teresa mayes premiership it will certainly mark out her successor paul brennan al-jazeera let's cross over to london now and speak of rory trial and joining us from there are so many candidates lining up to take over it's a reason. possibly more to put their names forward. yes this is a process the the tories want to get wrapped up by the time the parliament goes on recess at the end of july we have 5 names in the ring already as pul was saying in his report there boris johnson is the front runner he is also i think the figure that is most recognizable to our viewers around the world he is the former
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mayor of london the former british foreign secretary as well but then the 4 other names that are already in the ring estimate rory stewart is the current foreign minister jeremy hunt and matt and coke and then there are 14 more including how you secretary and the defense secretary you have said they are considering running so he could become a very crowded field indeed now just picking up on something that paul was saying in his reports saying that boris is not particularly popular with his parliamentary colleagues but he is with the party membership that is certainly true and it is also worth saying the historically the front runner in the past conservative party leadership races has not done very well and whoever takes the job rory still has breck's it to deal with with that october deadline fast approaching. yeah europe has basically finished off
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a large number of conservative prime ministers finished off. john major it finished of david cameron it's now finished off to reason may as well who's to say europe will not claim another british prime minister because the situation that the new comer will face is no different from the situation that to raise a mate has faced not being able to make any headway with it's a bitterly divided country it's a bit of a divided party parliament is about to go on a summer recess and that will last until i think the beginning sometime in september which means that when the bracks a deadline comes around the end of october there weren't have been very much time for whoever is the next prime minister to get the job done you also have labor
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breathing down their necks of the government saying that if you cannot get this done if you're going to go ahead with a no deal bracks it's as boris johnson has said that he might do then we will try to bring him down and we will try to force a general election all right allan thank you. governments around the world are increasingly interested in using biometric technology is so what exactly does it involve well it's often used for identifying a person through their physical and behavioral characteristics that includes facial patterns the iris of the eye fingerprints or even the bits of one's voice supporters say biometric registration is more secure than id cards or pin codes which can be stolen lost or forged but there are concerns about just how secure biometric data can be where it's stored and the amount of oversights involved so in the 1st in our series on biometrics catherine reports from nairobi on how
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a new id card is dividing opinion in kenya. this kenyans are registering for a new digital identification card called who do that all citizens and residents will be expected to hold it can government calls it a single source of truth it will contain details about people's physical characteristics combined with other data it's costing taxpayers about how awful $1000000000.00 is and everyone above the age of 6 will be expected to have one official say it will make it easier for people to access public services and will protect national security we don't want to force you to register but just not enough but if you're going to seek sadnesses you need to get the services that it's much more for that you could even foster kenyon's hold of variety of identification documents all with different numbers from a national id passport certificate to a driving license and so one government official say the who do money number will
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consolidate all those in one digital platform some kenyans see this as a good and progressive step but human rights campaigners are concerned that proper privacy protection laws it could prove dangerous critics also say people are being crossed into registering and they're not being told. how the information will be stored or shared on the national integrated identity management system all names names is a major database of all everybody in kenya that will be put in a cloud we're not sure whether that cloud is in or not we're not sure how that particular system will be ordered to see who can access that information or who will. who will be able to who applied and be given this information if somebody applies for my information reliably notified. the government announced
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