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allies in berlin a chance for a show of unity at least in public and an opportunity to concentrate on apparently shared policy objectives notably iran but on many people's minds was the dispute between the u.s. and germany over the nuclear deal agreed with the iranians in 2015 but rejected by president donald trump in 28. thought when will the world is in great restlessness especially the issue of iran and how we prevent the country coming into ownership of nuclear weapons also how we prevent other aggressive actions from iran not doing this on and yet germany has joined forces with britain and france russia to all possible to help keep iran within the terms of the 2015 deal setting up a financial transactions channel called in stakes designed to help iran legally get around u.s. sanctions something that has angered u.s. officials to the point some commentators believe it explains why mike pomp aopa
spurned an earlier planned visit to berlin another contentious area for the 2 countries is the increasing influence of china in the world recently the u.s. government officially deemed the chinese tech giant weiwei to be a risk to its national security alongside the german foreign minister mike pompei or explain why where there is american information on their systems or where colocated where their systems are the rest that we have to change our behavior in light of the fact that we can't permit private citizen data from the united states or gushy security there from the united states to go across networks that we don't have companies that we don't view as trusted networks that's how we're thinking about that and it's a warning to the several e.u. countries considering allowing huawei greater access to their telecommunications networks ministers in berlin say sales of 5 g. operating licenses here will not be allowed with companies which don't meet german security requirements for the merkel government this. it's
a sensitive issue particularly given china's status as germany's leading trade partner by chance the chinese vice president was also visiting berlin on friday next in line to meet merkel after pompei a headline there was no comment for the media at this meeting but the beijing government roundly rejects american accusations don it came out 0. in other world news at least 12 people have been killed in the u.s. state of virginia and the worst mass shooting in the country this year there was a long time city employee who was shot and killed his coworkers in virginia beach on friday alan fisher has a story. police moved in cautiously sticking with procedure but trying to get to the scene of the shooting as quickly as possible it was just after 4 pm on friday afternoon when the 1st emergency calls were made the shooting underway at the municipal center in virginia beach a coastal town about 300 kilometers south of washington d.c. the center
a complex of 25 buildings the administrative heart of the time but the reports coming from one location building to there's little security here people need to easily come in go police believe the man move from floor to floor firing while some workers took cover at their desks others elsewhere on the campus were moved to safety i'm just going through a lot of emotion because it's 2 way too much killing going on and i'm just glad that they alert us and the time so we wouldn't be outside when everything was a carry those who made it out hugged their colleagues their friends know their fellow survivors others were taken to ambulances as local hospital stood on alert police say the shooter was an employee who had what there for a long time at this stage they have no idea of motive but he has no date i can tell you that it was a long gun battle between those 4 officers and that's us but. we've recovered a 45 caliber handgun. it was multiple extended magazines that were emptied at the
time the suspect was reloading extended magazines and that hand on firing victims throughout the building and at officers this is a horrific day for the commonwealth of virginia our hearts ache over the senseless violence that has been inflicted upon the virginia beach community today . my deepest condolences and prayers go to the families of those who left home this morning. and will not return tonight police know begin the time trying to put together the why the question most people will want an answer to this was the 43rd mass shooting in the u.s. in me a loon on the washed in the u.s. this year alan fischer al-jazeera washington. plenty more ahead on this al-jazeera news hour including how a syrian government offensive in needly province has triggered the biggest wave of
internal displacement since the beginning of the war plus. palestinian students in the occupied west bank learned to cope with the danger of violence from israeli settlers and world heavyweight titles are on the line in new york joe looks ahead to anthony joshua's u.s. state. to the democratic republic of congo now where mourners are paying tribute to a veteran opposition leader it katie the longtime dissident died in belgium 2 years ago but political turmoil prevented the return of his body he died before his son felix she said katie won the presidency in the elections last year it was a prominent critic of long time congolese. and co-founded the union for democracy
and social progress party in 1902 he became an opponent to former president who was assassinated in 2001 and his son joseph kabila who govern the country for 18 years almost 2 years after it in just a katy's death his son philip was sown in as president although december as you mentioned were marred by claims of fraud it was considered the 1st peaceful transfer of power in 59 years since independence that speak to. in kinshasa for us so a moment to year is in the making tell us 1st about the mood in kinshasa at the stadium where you are and also the significance of today's event. being to be deliberate in the fact that the 88 going to be buried in they are it because a lot of people say this is the big game for. government he died 2 years ago but because of his degree meant with the job of computer the former president he could
in the period here next change now that he is now the president made up today their own money is about celebrating a hero a man who spoke out against corruption he worked in politics. for decades and stood up against leaders such as they call darren to be a laugh and joke that he participated in the actions but he never managed to become president when joins look up no refusal to doubt when it's time and get it what katie who was one of the awkward trying to get him to leave office so then thank you dave i have a great thing a great man it's going to be a big very money state are expected to attend after one of the it's going to be a christmas letter i marched to part of the capital that some of you supported will walk along. to the same a dream where you're going to be very funny as you say harrow a 10 she's a kid he spent decades in politics but he failed in several attempts to become
president today his son says president of the d r c what do people think of his leadership style and how does he compared to his father in terms of popularity. one down people say that you've only been president for a couple of months too early to judge but not without some critics believe some of them believe that john's a former president rate the last election to make sure they don't you like 80 incoming president they also believe that some kind of deal was made to make you better well controlled he function in government now bodmin deny the claim now when i look or are below 80 he's riding on the popularity of the father a lot of people feel that perhaps he won't try to be as outspoken as this father was but they are concerned. how is he going. all in one given.
by the former president but the key thing people are watching it if you're going to be a. charismatic father was i mean you going. into iraq being thank you for that haram was reporting live from can charge a stadium there and in angola the former leader of the rebel unita movement is being reburying 17 years after he was killed you know nice have him be died in a shootout with government soldiers in early 2002 his death spell the end of an goalless long civil war 7 b.c. family and supporters say they have waited a long time for the government to turn over his remains the decision to do so is being seen as a gesture towards national unity the leaders of muslim majority nations have condemned the u.s. for moving its embassy in israel to jerusalem the organization of islamic cooperation has been meeting in saudi arabia delegates said any recognition of
jerusalem as israel's capital undermined the 2 state solution. we shall not except rewrite history exchanging justice with economy benefits and this is regarding dignity and legitimacy because of palestine and the goods to always remain the core issue for all of us any peace deal reached doesn't throw away the creation of an independent and so are in state of palestine within the 1967 borders with shareef as is kept with their will will be rejected by the ois community and the leader of lebanon's hezbollah movement has warned that a war between the u.s. and iran would be devastating for the whole region a son as well as comments came as arab leaders also met in saudi arabia to discuss iran's growing influence while if there were i'm don't know mr crump and his ministration and his intelligence agencies know very well that war against iran
will not stop at iran's borders war against iran means the whole region will burn and i met playstyle amount in the region erupt the price of a barrel of oil will rise to 200 dollars 300 dollars 400 dollars and he will lose reelection this is the balance of power when the supreme leader of iran so there is no war is because iran will not and has not started a war with any side and the us has to take into account the economic and human loss if it decides to wage war and this is what is preventing the war what. also went on to say that statements by gulf leaders about unity are undermined by their blockade of qatar that outcome not a challenging year for you if you might probable there is a very funny paragraph in the gulf summit communique namely paragraph 4 which read emphasizing the strength impregnability and unity of the gulf cooperation council member states in the face of these threats all this while they have been blockading the state of catarrh and people for more than a year. well iran has been the focus of that meeting in saudi arabia as our
diplomatic editor james both reports now from the united nations the tensions between tehran and washington echoing a previous u.s. push for war. tensions are rising the u.s. is building up its forces in the gulf there are threatening voices coming from both sides on the face of it it feels similar to the build up to the invasion of iraq in 2003 a war that devastated the country and destabilize the region one advisor who advocated strongly for war 16 years ago now has an even more powerful position john bolton is president trumps national security adviser but this time around as he builds a case against iran he finds even less international support than the u.s. had for its campaign against saddam hussein carne ross is a former british diplomat who resigned over the iraq war. it had far more
diplomatic cover and it had support from the u.k. and other allies i mean the coalition in support of the invasion of 2003 you know may not have included france but it included a lot of other countries who reluctantly or willingly and willingly went along. diplomatic efforts to create such a coalition have not happened in this case there are also big differences between saddam hussein's brutal regime and the current leadership in iran which arguably has much greater capacity to fight back across the entire region from the late 1990 s. veteran diplomat richard butler headed the u.n. weapons inspection team that worked in iraq comparison with what they would face today a horse of a completely different color iran is far stronger far more capable far more culturally and historically determined than the hussein regime in iraq by 2003 the goal of the u.s.
was regime change toppling saddam hussein and his government 16 years on donald trump is a president who campaigned on removing the us from foreign wars even if he wanted to carry out regime change against iran he doesn't have enough troops in the region the real risk right now according to diplomats in international capitals and here at the u.n. is the rising rhetoric and the risk of miscalculation james 0 at the united nations. the united nations is urging sudan's military council and protest leaders to return to the negotiating table for army and religious groups showed support for the military council which has been in power since president obama was deposed in a pro outside the defense ministry thousands demanding civilian rule or defied warnings from the military to stop a sit in on the army official said the protests had become a hub for criminals and was posing. a danger to the states meanwhile sudan's main
opposition group the sudanese professionals' association has condemned the closure of algiers office in khartoum a spokesperson said it was quote a new setback to the gains of the revolution the committee to protect journalists has also weighed in the middle east and north africa coordinator says the raid and closure of al-jazeera is khartoum bureau is a worrying sign sudan's military rulers intend to suppress coverage of pro-democracy vence this action billie's belies military leaders statements and they should immediately reverse course and allow iraq to operate freely now a spokesman for the united nations secretary general says it's important that sudan uphold human rights including freedom of expression and assembly we are concerned about some of the recent tensions we want to make sure in the coming days that all the fundamental rights and liberties of the people are fully respected and that would include freedom of expression of course and in that regard of course we want
to make sure that all media are able to do their work in sudan without harassment. algerians have been romney on the streets again demanding the interim president. step down hundreds of thousands of people joined protests across the country for the 5th consecutive friday they say they don't approve of bend. of the former president. who was forced to resign in april elections scheduled in july. and a few moments we'll have the world weather with avatar and still ahead on this al-jazeera news hour mexico's a missing how the president intends to help the families of people whose relatives disappear it blasts the band with battle what scientists say could be catastrophic consequences of 5 g. technology and both managers are in good spirits ahead of the champions league final show looks ahead to the big match in speaks.
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trying to push back in the showers a little less wise but a little more scattered by this stage come sunday to see the temperatures getting to around 34 celsius in madrid so for those football fans celebrating or dragging their sorrows it's going to be even hotter still so that's certainly something to watch out for got plenty of clouds just streaming its way in across the the far northwest will see cooler weather just making its way across the northwest corner of europe as you go on into the next couple of days that cooler weather will eventually make its way into madrid and that will push its way in for the latter part of this week. the weather sponsored by qatar and weighs 115000000 trees disappear every year into the clothing that we all wish from uk cycling to save the forests the famous yellow dress fade from blue jeans. to conserving the world's dwindling wetlands 38 year olds global bird migration watch reacher 6 right where we are the basic discovered
year watching the news hour on al-jazeera with me fully back to our reminder of our top stories mexico's foreign minister is in washington over president donald trump's plans to tax all mexican goods president trump wants mexico to stop the flow of migrants all phrase a 5 percent tariff which could climb to 25 percent u.s. police say a disgruntled employee has killed 12 people at a local government complex in virginia beach several others were injured the suspect died after a gun battle with police and mourners in the democrat. it was public of congo at paying tribute to veteran opposition leader 18 she said katie he died in belgium 2 years ago but political turmoil delayed the return of his body took in china. now syrian government and their russian are allies have bombed several rebel controlled areas in the country's northwest says strikes have hit the city of red in the west and the level countryside and several towns in hama province activists say there is
also been they've also been bombings south of edlin where hundreds of thousands of syrians are in the firing line as government forces trying to recapture the last remaining rebel held areas opposition fighters and have been pushed back to an area around it province in the northwest hundreds of people have been killed since last month the u.n. agency says this includes more than $130.00 children the world food program says more than 300000 people have been displaced by the fighting and camps are overcrowded and supplies are running short the u.n. has warned the fighting is putting humanitarian operations at risk are joining us now from damascus on skype is corinne fleischer who is a country director for w.s.p. the world food program in syria thank you so much for being with us on al-jazeera the n.g.o.s that we've been hearing from the have been describing the recent bombing campaign in italy as the what one that has led to the single largest displacement of people in syria since the beginning of the crisis what precise
numbers are we talking about and how are people being affected by this bombing campaign. yes good afternoon yeah we are witnessing a catastrophic unfolding it lives are being lost people must flee conflict there on the mall that displaced civilian infrastructure is being destroyed and now we also see farmland being destroyed which will have an impact on the security beyond repair 300000 people have been displaced mostly moving from the south of the north of how much will we're due north in camps and all the program has been able to reach 190000 people with emergency systems which is food that can that is canned and people can eat on them. and it has to stop and how has this fighting how is this bombing campaign affected humanitarian operations the
work that you do on the ground we have been supporting people in it lip since 2014 to a security council approved order operation some $600000.00 people every month now with the recent escalation we have increased that assistance of the 700000 which 700000 in addition as we are reaching the people in the camps with lifesaving assistance access is is it is difficult and that the times in certain areas we have to suspend operations for a short moment doubtless cannot reach the people but we are always able to resume them later so it's a fluid situation but we are able to access to people and i understand you've said this that many of those fleeing are heading for camps near the turkish border what sort of conditions are they finding in those camps is there enough to help them in those camps. well 1st the camps are overcrowded this is
a very densely populated area and the camps are cool the people receive our tents from humanitarian partners but they have nowhere to pitch. you know one man told us that our partners that he has been under move and he had to carry his aging and wounded mother for hours on his back until he found a vehicle to take them or another woman is standing is that you know in a blink of an eye she has lost everything and her children are traumatized from the bombs and the shelling from the skies so do people are moving north to words to safety to words these camps but they don't find a place to to to really settle even if temporarily but that while the program is able to reach the camp with the with the life sitting for the korean fresh air what is your message then to the international community and to the u.n.
security council in particular this has to stop and we're calling on all parties to respect and abide by their obligations under international humanitarian law to protect lives to protect civilian infrastructure to protect the farmland and to allow this people to return to a decent life we hope they hear your message thank you very much for speaking to us corinne fleischer is the country director for the world food program in syria joining us a via skype from damascus tony harris now a protesters in the capital have set fire to the entrance of the u.s. embassy it's not clear why the embassy got the list targeted but the attack happened while other rallies were taking place public workers have been demonstrating for the past 2 days against presidential decrees which they fear could lead to major job cuts. it's been 6 months since mexican president under arrest money lopez obrador came to power and $1.00 of his main challenges is to
tackle the violence that's paid his country for more than a decade the president has also made the issue of missing people a priority $40000.00 people have disappeared since 2006 that means each year more than $3000.00 people are reported missing in mexico $26000.00 bodies remain unidentified in morgues and other places the government says between december and may this year 337 bodies were found in $222.00 mass graves across the country as promised to spare no expense to find a solution to the decades long problem as part of our series a special series marking 6 months of lopez obrador scotsman's al-jazeera is john home and travel to sin a lot to talk to the victims and perpetrators of mexico's violence. loose movie is sifting through mud from the bottom of the canal trying to find the remains of her son he's been missing since omed men burst into his house and took him away that was 5 years ago finding pieces of his body is probably the closest to closure
. think about. my life gone through a 360 degree spin i don't have peace i can't sleep you're waiting for someone to come and tell you i was there he was dumped here but 1000 questions were no answers . those questions are being asked by groups of relatives who are scouring the country looking for the 40000 missing for the 1st time we had the chance to put those questions to a man who admits disappearing people he works for the sin a lower cost tell i asked him why they hide their victims the answer he says is simple we're more than that without a body because no crime that's where nobody. it's a common belief in the criminal world it's not completely accurate but the lack of a body doesn't make any murder investigation much harder but that's not the only reason gangsters disappear people it's also meant as a warning to kruger we have
a saying it's a dodgy business but we play straight so when someone's given a chance to work on his own to sell the product they don't pay their dues we make an example of them and say the other's work rate well the same is going to happen to you oh no but of course many of those who disappear in mexico as simply innocent bystanders that hasn't stopped the gangs from inflicting on thousands of families and then ending punishment afterwards when you when you've seen the results for the family how was that made you feel when they're still looking for their lost their lost relative and you know where they are or you know that at least they're dead but you don't tell them i mean how does that feel remorse. it's something that we know was painful for the families sometimes become an ask us and i know where their relative is but i can't tell them because i'll probably end up just like the victim . maybe you feel better because they could be your friends or people you know but
there's nothing you can do. now the government has a new plan to find the disappeared it said unlimited funds will be made available to searching the frenzy kissel ities to identify bodies. but that won't take away the motivation for criminal groups and certain authorities to hide their victims well that remains so too will be used desperate search is lost love words john hope of how does it up to the lower. and on sunday we'll have more in our special series on the 6 months of lopez obrador spread and he will look at the steps a mexican government's taking to stem the soaring murder rate 2018 was the most violent year since records began in mexico with $30000.00 killings that's next in our special series. now missouri cortez all the u.s. states only abortion clinic can stay open for now was to have close at midnight the state's health department said the clinic did not pay enough attention to patient
safety it's been granted a reprieve allowing it to operate until tuesday when another hearing is you take place that's not over the side as i was and still have more to do and there's going to be possibly another court date early next week so we're glad that that happened we're glad that that this facility can keep providing services these valuable services to people that need them on thai abortion rights activists stage a sit in a protest outside the missouri clinic in support of its closure it's all by the. united states to bring unity in things i. like. your. government possumus in the us are at odds over the introduction of 5 technology a means of dollars a being made from the say in a satellite band with space to wireless companies but some scientists say that's getting in the way of their ability to forecast the weather i can explain some
washington. but how are you concerned he hit the u.s. coast it was disastrous but it could have been worse if what the scientists had not predicted the path of the storm and the point at which it would hit several days before they'd on hurricane sandy very impressive storm the national oceanographic and atmospheric agency noah says this will no longer be the case if bandwidth in space is sold off to 5 g. companies the reason noah says senses on satellites that measure crucial indicators like water vapor being compromised by the signals from 5 g. providers in a shared bandwidth there is genuine concern here that as 5 g. is deployed in it interferes with those atmospheric signals that we're trying to detect with the weather satellites that we will not be able to provide the same quality and reliability a forecast that we have currently but the f.c.c.
and the 5 g. industry denies they would be any interference and wireless industry representative brad gillen said in a blog post it's an absurd claim with no science behind it he maintained that no as claim relies on the study of a microwave sensor that never went to to use not so insists the scientists well i can tell you that there is many scientists know nasa and outside of the government that have looked at this and also our international colleagues and determined that there is a serious threat here and that the science must be considered or we do risk losing our predictions still 4 major storms that would impact us. the updated senses also improve research into climate change factors a critical study given the unprecedented increase in extreme weather conditions ranging from intense drought to and seasonal storms. but this argument is
rejected by influential figures in the administration who are climate change skeptics including the president himself officials from the u.s. state department are attempting to bring the 2 sides closer together a unified position is critical as the meeting of world spectrum regulators is due to take place later this year but the scientists are hoping that the conflict will be resolved by an international convention that would deny 5 g. operators access to the same bandwidth as the weather senses. in a month that seen a series of tornadoes strike us states the fear of scientists is that the trumpet ministration may be reluctant to sign any more international agreements and will side with those intent on securing a river news stream from 5 g. providers rather than those attempting to predict the next economically crippling threat for.
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