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and protesters expected to protest for third day in beirut. also coming up in the program, the roller coaster ride continues for the chinese market as shares plunge. >> hello, everyone. stephen carroll will tell us you're watching france 24 what is going on in business. broadcasting from paris. says theh president world admires the three ♪ americans and british man who helped foil a train attack. the french call them he said that thanks to them, a bloodbath has an avoided. to germany to meet heroes. with chancellor merkel to issue. the migrant they received a medal of honor for their bravery as they restrained a terror suspect. and ukraine.
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he embraced the three. take a listen. against attack, even if it appears excessive, barbaric, something can always be done. the government in france in europe to take the necessary arrangements, and even beyond the necessary measures which must strengthen. there is always one's individual responsibility. things a man or woman can do in certain circumstances. douglas herbert has attended the ceremony and tells us how emotional it was at the palace. douglas: the three americans and one briton who subdued and assailant on a train last friday
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may not call themselves heroes, but the president, francois hollande, definitely does. he awarded them today with france's highest honor, the legion of honor. it is something that fewer than 1000 have received since napoleon bonaparte created it in 1882, specifically for services rendered to france. francois hollande saluting those services today, saluting what he said was their courage in the face of potential deadly disaster and crisis. and also appealing to other french to take an example from these men when if faced with a similar situation to act as they did and not just survive. there were some other heroes not present today who wanted to perhaps be a little more asked --you are also who are also expected to receive the honor in the coming days, one who was badly wounded in the
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attack and the other was the first to try to prevent the assailant when he was emerging from the restroom in the train. francois hollande saluting these three americans and one briton and also encouraging heightened security across the country. details aboutile, the suspects profile are starting to emerge. he denies an act of terrorism. the young moroccan said he rounded -- he randomly found a kalashnikov in brussels and he wanted to steal cash from train crash injures -- from train passengers. his story of events is not convincing. authorities he is a
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terror suspect, but he claims he was just planning a robbery. his lawyer said he was simply a homeless man looking to make some money. >> he said he found a suitcase in the park where he sleeps, a suitcase in which there was a cell phone, battery, and one weapon. he said there were lots of tourists on the train and a lot of money could be made. >> of the americans who overpowered him on the train dismissed his line of defense. just the point that he was trying to rob the train, it doesn't take a magazine's two -- eight magazines to do that. has moved from morocco to spain in 2007. >> he was well-known around
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here. there are six month and he went to play in all of them. used to play football, went fishing, a normal kid just like the others. sentenced2013 he was twice for drug trafficking. a year later, spanish authorities flagged him for his groupso radical islamist and alerted french intelligence services. since then, his movements have been tracked across europe. on may 10, he flew from germany to turkey, but the suspect denies his goal was to cross over to syria. nowch investigators are trying to determine whether he was operating as part of a wider terrorist network. the suspect can legally be held until tuesday when french police must decide why the -- either to charge or release him. the french president is also traveling to meet with the german chancellor.
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we are live from berlin. show that mores than 100,000 migrants have entered the eu last month alone and most of them end up in germany. how does angela merkel intend to deal with them? >> so far, the chancellor has been surprisingly silent and she has increasingly criticized for that here in germany. we are expecting her and francois hollande to discuss a way to reduce the number of refugees coming in. they want to work with their countries of origin, especially in africa at the moment, to make situations they are -- the situations they are safer and to make the process quicker and safer. would also like bigger and better registration centers of ,he hotspot in greece and italy or a calm and safe home country
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list whose nationals can apply for asylum. tensions are growing in germany because earlier today, condemned the scuffles that recently broke out in an asylum shelter. can you tell us what happened? >> absolutely. over the weekend, about 1000 protesters, including some well-known neo-nazis, threw bottles and stones and shouted racist slogans, all of that because a new home for a silence acres was due to open in saxony. it is not the first. some refugee shelters have been set on fire and there has been no intention from the right wing here in the country. chancellor merkel condemned the
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attacks as being a stupid demonstration of hatred and that they were embarrassing. and some families with children -- took part in them. refugees with children are having a bad time as it is. aurora: thank you for that update. we will come back to u.s. and is the meeting between chancellor merkel and francois hollande starts. "yous been dubbed the think -- "you st ink" protest. tensions, growing prime minister salaam has threatened to resign, saying that lebanon problem was not the uncollected trash, but the political garbage. chaos in the streets of
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beirut knighted by tensions over a month-long waste crisis. thousands of protesters came face-to-face with riot police as they descended upon the government headquarters. undeterred by the water cantered -- water cannons and tear gas being fired at them. in tomy was called control the clashes. politicians have been unable to decide where to dump the rubbish piling up in the lebanese capital since the main landfill was closed in july. the prime minister is calling lm. column -- ca >> i'm extending my hand to members of society to sit and have a discussion with them, so we can work together during this testing time. >> lebanon's cabinet will meet in the coming weeks to tackle the problem, but it could be to legal -- too little, too late.
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president salaam has shown he is incapable -- prime minister salaam has shown he is incapable of handling the situation. >> e-government is responsible includingtuation, salaam. people have run out of patience. split means lebanon has had no head of state for more than a year. a defiant cabinet is currently in charge. aurora: in other news, islamic state fighters have reportedly destroyed a temple in the city of palmyra. officials say it was more than 2000 years old. the news comes just three months after the islamic state group
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took control of the unesco world heritage site. two turkish troops have been killed in southeast turkey, reportedly in a roadside bombing. authorities blamed kurdish pkk militants for the violence. ankey recently launched anti-terror campaign against pkk and the islamic state group in iraq and syria. the move has sparked a wave of violence at home and many are upset at the government action, including a turkish army officer. mourning the death of his brother and fellow turkish kernel -- colonel. >> he was a soldier and did not spend enough time with his family. ? >> who is responsible>> the government blames his death? --
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who is responsible ? government blames the pkk. images like this have spread quickly on social media and growing consensus that the is not containing the rebels. >> stop sending soldiers to contain the rebels. >> there has been an upsurge of violence between the pkk and turkish government forces. a cease-fire in 2013 has now been shattered. members of security
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forces have died in attacks attributed to kurdish militants. the government has been carrying out airstrikes against pkk positions, declaring a war against terrorism, the president largely inite opposition of a kurdish opposition party. you are watching france 24. here is a reminder of our top stories. french president a long -- it is a reminder , thanks to their courage against an attack. thousands more are expected to protest for a third day in a row in beirut.
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they want the government to find a solution over the tons of uncollected rubbish that spoil the lebanese capital. let's take a look at the day's business news. stephen carroll is here with us in the studio. we will start with the chinese market. day on thee worst shanghai market in eight years. the shanghai composite close down 8.5%. calling this black monday. you can see there's a spillover effect across asian markets. explanation for the dramatic drop in the chinese market was dominated by small investors. it also means they were harder hit by market slumps like this one. drop everymarkets day like this?
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the market drop for five days and never came back up. --the market should drop should rise without dropping, but only drops without writing. >> investors have lost confidence and they got no return. is very clear the chinese market into illuminate the middle-class. eliminating the middle class, the request will have no purchasing power and the market will not be flourishing. slump inole in that china is also having a knock on effect on european shares. you can see all the major markets are trading down. mining shares, banking, oil and gas, all hard hit. like it willooks open sharply down, too. let's go to andrew mccaig, and market -- alastair mccaig, a
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market analyst. can you give us an idea of what caused this latest right -- this latest route in china that now seems to have spilled over to the rest of the world? alastair: partly the time of the year. the power to move markets in august is arguably less than other times of the year. we have seen the markets being squeezed from a major support levels being reached and breached pretty easily, and i think maybe the chinese regulators and the people's bank of china as well are learning lessons that many of their western counterparts of the last century, really, which is that you can only fight the markets so much before ultimately losing. doubt a time when the markets feel the urge to turn, and that is very much where we find ourselves at the moment.
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stephen: why is europe, and now it looks like wall street as well, so vulnerable to this? alastair: china is very much the largest growth region we have seen, and has arguably been the power driving different economic regions around the world, their consumption, their demand for goods, rob materials, commodities, it has outstripped everyone else. and on the lack of that with their growth now penciled in as heaven percent and arguably looking like that might be a pretty tough task to reach being brought into question, it does ask how much more demand there might be for oil prices and commodities. ftse for, the instance, that has been knocked pretty aggressively. stephen: what do the markets need now to settle down and move
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on from this roller coaster ride that has come from china? alastair: i think many of us who have watched the markets for some time are a bit more relaxed about things that the headlines might indicate. it is what the fall of the market might be because of an absence of sellers. once we get all the trading and around in london new york as well, we will start acquisitions. in the short here at the end of august with school holidays and the lack of trading environment, that is part of the reason we are seeing such volatility. stephen: we will watch this story unfold on wall street. alastair, thank you.
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the american fast food chain chipotle is to hire 4000 new day's month.ngle that will boost the company's workforce by some 7%. the one-day hiring spree is set for september 9. it comes as they struggle to retain employees. toentially earning up $100,000. there is a chance for all of us there. thank you so much for that, stephen. reallytainly getting hungry now. it is lunchtime here in paris. it is now time for the press review. our very own oliver farry has joined us in video. he has been plowing through the international papers.
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a lot of papers are focusing on the foiled attack on the train from amsterdam to paris. right, and one paper calls in an ordinary terrorist. born in morocco, fallen into petty crime in madrid, and then radicalized in a mosque in spain. he had been drifting through a number of countries suggest spain, germany, france, and belgium in recent months. he was subject to what is known fine as. of terrorists who have carried out attacks in recent years have had that classification. the person who presides over the
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it needs to be rendered properly effective, particularly getting known -- getting rid of what is known as the biannual lapse in which cases are purged from the system every two years. she wants a similar system for sexual offenders. they will have to declare when traveling or dealing with the authorities. thesenator also wants personal records of air travelers. this response from major attacks in europe. oliver: that is right, the recent rise of small-cap -- could easilyttacks rise into something larger. the paper also ponders what role citizens might play to prevent
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such an eventuality. if the government supplied them a number of ways in which they ,ight watch out for dangers many are worried that certain ethnic group's such as muslims or arabs would be targeted. unveils thege also three american heroes and one who received their honor from francois hollande this morning. aurora: another hero has remained silent until now and some papers are focused on him will stop -- on him. yes, mark magoolian, who was injured in the attack. he is a franco-american and the
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first two acts against the man. he said he acted first and foremost to protect his wife. the guardian praised the euros, said they heroes, who acted bravely. none of them had been trained to restrain someone in this way, not even the two american military members. the editorial concludes by saying heroism takes many forms and points out that malala yousafzai, the pakistani girl who survived an attack attempt by the taliban, received the nobel prize just before the --
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afterwards. have you checked out what the belgian press has been saying? they have been saying that we really have no choice but to deal with the threat. you cannot watch over everyone all-time, particularly when it comes to rail travel, which has far less rigorous security checks than air travel. on the cast a cold eye leaders plans for greater restrictions on train travel. members of parliament must get out of their seats to defend freedom and defeat the restrictive measures. checks would add time to rail trips, but even security experts are of the opinion that
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installing metal detectors within stations would actually block the flow of traffic and make it completely in particular. plausible would be to have greater military control and random package checks, but that means another attack could very well happen.
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