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world we live in counting the cost on al-jazeera. this is al-jazeera. hello i'm down in jordan this is the out as they were news hour live from doha coming up in the next sixty minutes. we're committed to a whole of government effort to change the rating regimes behavior secretary of state mike pompei announces a new special brew to run policy with iran after u.s. withdrawal from the nuclear deal plus we are not going to be the media strikes back editors around the u.s. in the world defend their journalism against attacks by donald trump. because. the queen of soul aretha franklin has died in detroit at the age of seventy six.
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and indians pay homage to former prime minister atal bihari. who passed away at the age of ninety three a seven day mourning period is now in place. welcome to the program the u.s. has announced a new foreign policy initiative aimed at changing the behavior of the regime in tehran secretary of state mike pumpin said the white house is forming a task force to coordinate and run its policy on iran was speaking to reporters at the state department he talked about the new initiative our hope is that one day soon we can reach a new agreement with iran but we must see major changes in the regimes behavior both inside and outside of its borders rosen jordan has more now from the united nations. the u.s. secretary of state mike pompei o has unveiled what is being called the iran action group trying to make certain that all parts of the u.s. government are working on
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a strategy to compel iran to give up its nuclear weapons ambitions as well as to stop its efforts of supporting groups such as hamas hezbollah the who these in yemen and other such organizations that have been listed as terrorist groups under u.s. law even though this effort is now being unveiled the administration is denying charges that it is trying to push for regime change inside iran there's also the question of whether the u.s. is goal of trying to get other countries on board with this new effort will work notably countries within the european union which have long standing economic ties to terror on when asked whether or not the u.s. was going to have a problem getting these countries to agree to put more pressure on iran to change its ways this is what brian hall the new special representative for iran had to say that's the purpose of maximum economic pressure the point is not to create any
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rifts with with other nations but when you look out the kind of money that iran provides to assad and to shia militias to lebanese hezbollah it's billions and billions of dollars and we need to get at drying up those revenue streams so far the beggar's of the iran action group is a very small one the ministration wasn't ready to unveil those names on thursday however brian hook did tell reporters that this is a key policy initiative of the trumpet ministration and that they are committed to trying to get iran to change its political and security ways well let's bring in trita parsi he's from the national iranian american council and joins us on skype from reston in virginia treats us so what did you make of mike pompei a statement on this iran action group and how significant a development is this. i think this is quite important even though the press
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conference was very short on substance what we're seeing here is the continuation of the escalate already planned that the trump in the situation put in place on day one when the into the white house which is some form of confrontation with iran that talking point is that this is just about changing behavior there's even an offer to talk on the table but everything the trump administration is doing is very clearly pointing towards a demand for iran cancellation which won't happen which as a result very likely will either lead to some form of direct confrontation with iran or efforts by the united states to destabilize iraq do you sense though there are divisions within the trump administration on iran i mean trump himself seems to want to pivot towards diplomacy what's the hawks like john bolton could be saying as you say pushing for regime change and even a war perhaps i think it's quite clear that there are some form of that vision is there i don't think for instance that people like bolton etc are particularly happy
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about the idea of pivoting towards diplomacy i don't think we can for certain say that trump is leaning in that direction but we have seen that that is what he did with north korea work the state department is doing right now and promptly or at least seems to be partly aimed that meeting it much more difficult for in the future to be able to pivot towards diplomacy there locking in the policy towards confrontation trying to i must tell you see there are action a group then as a tool to destabilize and pressure on that could then lead to political unrest on what and what would that achieve. well i think we're already are seeing quite a lot of unrest in iran and i think a very very large portion of that clearly is as a result of internal situation there with grievances against the government for corruption in this management of the economy but i think it's now increasingly clear that there's also the likelihood of some figures from the outside being involved in the trunk of ministration is on record admitting that they're trying to
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foment unrest in iran what that would do is that it would force the mom to turn its research resources inwards and it would be this able from projecting power in the region and from the perspective of some of the runs regional rivals that type of instability in the iran is probably the second best option compared to what their primary preference seems to be which is the military confrontation treater a final thought from you is this likely to create further tensions with the u.s. as european partners and they're already trying to salvage the nuclear deal and now they could view the destabilization of iran perhaps as a direct national security threat to europe absolutely in fact they're saying exactly that that what the united states is doing right now with this effort to destabilize iran is a direct national security threat to europe which is quite understandable europe is right next to the middle east and we have seen how instability in the region in the
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past where there was an iraq war in syria have created massive refugee flows that have been tremendously difficult for europe to handle and if you on top of that have instability in the country of iran which is several times the size of both syria and iraq you can understand why the europeans are increasingly alarmed by the direction of the tramp and destruction trita parsi thank you for talking to al-jazeera. now more than three hundred newspapers across the u.s. have joined forces to denounce attacks against them by donald trump the boston globe which organized the campaign says trump is carrying out a sustained assault on the free press the new york times has warned that calling journalists the enemy of the people is dangerous and smaller papers have also joined in the albuquerque journal says the attacks could lead to a weakened democracy that is vulnerable to the whims of tyrants well the president's not only describe u.s. media outlets as the enemy of the american people but also called journalists horrible horrendous people that can make anything bad because they're fake fake disgusting news the committee to protect journalists says the white house's
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rhetoric undermines the media's work everywhere twenty one journalists around the world were jailed on false news charges more than double the number in twenty sixteen and the total number of reporters behind bars around the world reached a record two hundred sixty two that the media is free to write and say anything it wants but much of what it says is fake news has more. here at the newseum in washington d.c. the front pages of some of the over three hundred newspapers taking part in what was billed as an attempt to end a quote dirty war on the free press and were being displayed their goals for the day really are to remind the public about the value to our democracy of a freed independent press and maybe tone down the rhetoric that leads some on the fringes to violence by using inflammatory terms like enemies of the people are the fake fake disgusting news. donald trump's attacks on the media have been rhetorical and that has its dangers but he hasn't been journalists with the
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espionage act or seized their records and demanded sources as president obama did instead trump is playing on suspicions about the media the house long when the charge about the mainstream media does reflect the views of the establishment and the elite and marginalizes those who question that at least. and some do wonder whether donald trump is now giving the mainstream media the opportunity to present itself as m to establishment without having to conduct any self reflection answers and what you just did is inflammatory the u.s. media has awoken under donald trump and is likely to take a far more adversarial position against the white house. but has the age of trump truly ushered in a new era of fearlessness for a fourth a state finally willing to speak for the people or is the press simply reflecting the unease of the establishment but ended with his victory that many have a long called for an adversarial relationship between the media and
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a sitting president but the question is what kind of adversarial relationship is it just simply belt based on attacks personal attacks going back and forth that don't have substance that don't actually improve people's lives that don't highlight issues but in effect inflate the personalities and egos of major celebrity media figures and people in the trumpet ministration the poser most americans care far more about free health care or reversing economic inequality than the alleged russian collusion that establishment voices blame for their loss in the last presidential election yet it's the last of a dominates the us media and those that do take an adversarial stance to the establishment on social and economic issues remain as marginalized as ever meanwhile the polls reflected the climbing trust in the media nationwide don't trump continues his attacks she had zero washington. tributes from around the world
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have been pouring in to remember the university acclaimed queen of soul aretha franklin died at her home in detroit on thursday a seventy six year old american singer had been ill with pancreatic cancer well found a place flowers on the flank and star on the hollywood walk of saying these are live pictures from the former u.s. president barack obama for your member how on social media did music go john such as barbra streisand on the former beatle paul mccartney i was on the looks back at her life and how she influenced the world of music. she was simply known by her first name aretha because of her unmistakable voice she was born everything louise franklin in one thousand and forty two in memphis tennessee from her first recordings as a young gospel singer she went on to become part of the sound of detroit her singing career would span six decades away.
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a winner of eighteen grammy awards for distinctive gospel honed vocal style influenced multiple generations she was number one on the rolling stone magazine's list of greatest singers of all time and she was the first female artist ever inducted hall of fame. but it was in one thousand nine hundred sixty seven song respect which garnered her international attention in payment. fifty years ago she sang at dr martin luther king jr's funeral and many years later at the dedication of dr king's memorial in washington she was active in the civil rights movement for decades something she spoke about in two thousand and fourteen well insert. he was
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a struggle still is although we have. great ways along the way there still is a significant way to go the recipient of the united states highest civilian honor the presidential medal of freedom her voice delighted presidents as her health declined she curtailed her performances but she always saying i can do is two thousand and fourteen performance and she sang adele's hit rolling in the deep. end of the clean of soul to her fans she always was and always will be. frank with her seventy six years old. well a president donald trump also took time out to remember retha before the start of
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a cabinet meeting the president expressed his condolences to her family she's great joy to millions of lives in are extraordinary legacy will arrive and inspire many generations to come she was given a great gift from god her voice and she used it well people love to rethink her special woman so i just want to pass on my warmest best wishes and sympathies to her family out there was john hendren joins us live now from outside everything fountains father's church in detroit that's where she began singing solos at the age of eight john so how are people there responding in detroit and across the u.s. to news of the death. well deron as you pointed out she has had such a powerful voice that she impacted two presidents who have spoken today about her life and across the u.s. there are vigils being held here in detroit and in new york outside the church where i'm standing where she first sang in the gospel choir
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a lot of father preached there are flowers and there are balloons but this is a place where there was a much more personal impact these are people who actually aretha franklin and lived with her here and her church home when s.s. one here has been attending this church since one thousand nine hundred sixty three when the building was moved here we also have john king who is here as well and dion take clay they can all talk a little about the life of a wreath of frank and let me let me ask you first vanessa what did this church where her father preach what it means to aretha franklin i mean everything to her this is where she was raised by hey stonestreet she began her ministry of st and but this meant everything so right here on the n. word in philadelphia where she was the star of the community she loved the communities to love the people here she left us here and you left her a man just said it yesterday. and. what what impacted you how does
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everybody how is everybody dealing with this now is this is a celebration but a somber one as is the celebration celebrate her her life see deserved everything that's going on today and more to come it's a sad occasion we hate to see her leave but we know she's at peace and we know where she's gone she's a christian i know which is happy she had a legacy beautiful life i was so proud of her are you first john what are your impressions of aretha franklin what do you remember about her well done actually all my mother was a church secretary under the road. legacy oh frankly and with that she was afforded the opportunity to be a background singer and a personal secretary for rethink at one point and so i could just hear stories for days about her being on that roll with the real. you know just the milly grit the times that she had with her. you know. forever have her in my heart
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in my mind and don't say how many you and the people you know here who spent time with ms franklin's family how do you remember. like my brother john king both of our families have been here since the forty's and my great grandmother actually babysat aretha and. she impacted us in such a way because she taught us how to be a perfectionist at music how to appreciate the minister for music she afforded us opportunities is going to the kennedy center singing in the super bowl singing a wrestle mania and singing at the white house. these are examples of how she is. perfection in us to strive for the best and singing is really a part of this church just a few minutes ago finesse and dionne today broke out into song that perhaps she
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joined them john this is a place where people just begin singing and celebrating on a moment's notice and that kind of shows you a little bit about how this is a this is a somber occasion but it's also a celebration here of the life of a wreath of franklin derren john hendren there in detroit john thank you. our plans more ahead on the news hour including lives and houses were spared but those living in the shadow collapsed bridge may never be able to. talk its afghans bury the victims of wednesday's suicide bombing at a study center. in sports the spanish league. announces plans to move games to the us and he is here with that story that's also to come. italian government is considering taking charge of the entire motorway network away from private companies and contractors after the collapse of
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a bridge in genoa and one investigation into what happened may take some time hundreds of people displaced by the collapse are wondering whether to sleep but the reports from. below what is left of to know is marandi bridge hundreds of properties stand empty more than six hundred people were moved from this neighborhood after the bridge collapsed on tuesday some are returning to collect their possessions many all still visibly shaken you know this report of a lot of i saw the bridge collapsing because my apartment looked over it so i saw it fall i heard a big noise like thunder i thought it was a storm and there was dust everywhere and i saw a building turn to rubble. it's unclear if people will be allowed to live here again as experts say the structure could be unsafe this firefight to show me what's now known as the red zone a high risk area if you look up you can see just how close from around the world there is to the top of some of these apartments it almost seems to me it's and you
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can really understand why it's on an authority is discouraging but you wait this whole neighborhood because of course if any part of that bridge was to collapse anyone underneath would bring grave danger carrying their belongings residents leave to stay with family and friends or in city shelters this man's elderly mother was too shocked to come back he says my fear will never be the same so the next visual for can please you and i used to be a firefighter and looking at all this i believe it will take years to rebuild and recover. in. at the rescue site hundreds of emergency workers continue to search for survivors as time passes hopes are diminishing now we are cutting the big slabs we are moving them and then we send the can and units the dogs the search dogs. if there are positive signs we send our teams. direct research casualties into or. of victims into the voids
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people in juneau are still coming to terms with what has happened in their city there's grief anger and for those who call this district home there is now a future full of uncertainty natasha butler al-jazeera genoa italy. two attackers have been killed after a six hour gun battle in the afghan capital kabul they had targeted an intelligence services trainings and it's been a positive violent week in the country with hundreds of civilians military and police officers killed a shot of bullets reports. ten am in kabul is whiston neighborhood known as p.d. five. gunmen launch an assault on a training seem to for the national directorate of security afghanistan's primary intelligence agency. special forces well versed in urban firefights repel the attack they form a cordon and move people out of range of the bullets. a short drive
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west from here and not twenty four hours prior a different result oh a suicide attack on an education seem to killed at least thirty four people most of the victims were students teenagers studying for university entrance exams and. the force of the bomb blew the roof of the classroom. killing students is against all human dignity people should never be this brutal in any part of the world those behind this action are worse than animals. i so claimed responsibility it kept off of the to kill a violent week within a particularly violent month for afghanistan. the taliban launched an attack on gaza one week ago the city was under siege for six days more than four hundred people died in the fighting a quarter of them resilience there are also multiple taliban attacks on police and
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military outposts across the country dozens of afghan soldiers and policemen were killed. we want peace in our country we cannot continue this bloodshed any more we demand from the government and government forces to stop the war and work towards peace and brotherhood. the afghan government appears to be listening president musharraf danny says he will not negotiate with eisel but there are talks of a ceasefire with the taliban during the holiday you've eaten next week it would replicate a nun preceding to cease fire in june this is negotiations continue between the u.s. and taliban for a long term peace plan but analysts say it may be the prospect of peace that is causing war those hardline balla brown who are with hardliners who believe in fighting it out and then be politic graham conflict they are making america basically in my view
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a war rocket and creativity region where the government is going to difficult situation to announce prior. to the stakes are growing with or that's a ceasefire with the taliban all the red acacia if i saw him was right. those who remain say the desperate for change shall at dallas al-jazeera. indians and world leaders have been paying tribute to former indian prime minister atal bihari who died on thursday at the age of ninety three politicians from his party the b j p were among the first to pay respects at his official residence in the capital new delhi where his body is being kept for public viewing of the most remembered for conducting nuclear tests just weeks after becoming prime minister in one thousand nine hundred eight he also led india during a brief war with pakistan in one thousand nine hundred nine more now from the man card. he was elected prime minister not once not twice but three times at all the hari vij by ruled india first for thirteen days in one thousand nine
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hundred sixty but was unable to form a majority and then resigned he was prime minister for thirteen months in one thousand nine hundred ninety eight broader clearly some partner with truth he was once again forced to resign he completed a full almost six years from nine hundred ninety nine. on the international stage he's perhaps best known for testing nuclear weapons on nine hundred ninety eight and intensifying an arms race with a neighbor pakistan at the time the tests were a source of great pride for him and celebrated nationwide today i trip skinflint if i was india conducted three underground nuclear tests in the focus and take the tests also placed a strain on the indian u.s. relationship and sanctions were placed on the country. in favoring one thousand nine hundred ninety he led negotiations with pakistan of the contested region of
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kashmir he pushed for a full scale diplomatic peace process another success came with the inauguration of the new delhi the whole bus service in february ninety ninety nine vij by initiated a new peace process aimed towards permanently resolving the kashmir dispute and other conflicts in pakistan but in may one thousand nine hundred ninety the two countries for a two month war in the remote region of cargill are because me and india declared victory is pakistan withdrew from cargo. a shrewd political player pite was able to build bridges on all sides of the political spectrum his moderate reputation brought him supporters especially from those who feared the right wing side of his b.j. party his popularity soared his he oversaw economic reforms that led to high rates of growth but he lost the election in two thousand and four after campaigning on his economic success. his slogan of india is shining didn't resonate with everyone especially the poor who voted overwhelmingly for rival the congress party at all
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the harvey budget it was born in one thousand twenty four in central india and died in hospital in new delhi after being admitted to jail. time for a short break here not just iraq when we come back a small town with a big worry we visit the crossroads of the migration debate in germany plus. it's time to tango an international festival celebrating the latin american opens and hunting as capital. and sport out of court on back into the england squad we have the latest on ben stubbs his return to international cricket stay with us. hello again we're seeing yet more wild fires over parts of north america recently we've been hearing a lot about those in california but there's also these that have been burning further north as well in british columbia there's been over five hundred fires that
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have been burning just in the last week or so and you can see the situation there were very yellow and hazy and unfortunately things they're looking fairly dry over the next few days the wetter weather is actually a bit further south and a bit further east here and it's gradually edging its way eastward so heavy downpours from texas all the way up into the eastern parts of canada very wet here and that system slowly begins to push away as we head into saturday behind it a little bit fresher than it has been so for new york a temperature will be topping it around twenty nine even further towards the south we've seen lots of wet weather over cuba recently that brought white area of cloud certainly brought to some heavy rain faded away there and it looks like we'll see some more showers build as we head through the next few days not only in cuba but also across the bahamas through jamaica and into his as well further west also more wet weather here here the rain is a little bit more persistent there for friday by saturday begins to break up a fraction further south and force him when his ari's we've got rain on its way for
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us as we head into saturday. full of struggles. and what not oh my god i mean all along all the time walking up on the full of pleasure we grew up around the getting where it all but i'm not. going to an intimate look at life in cuba today those of us young want to . watch the news i got a buzz about my cuba on al-jazeera. when people need to be heard. but he's been there a few jomo sold his life it's not unknown your life is short and the story needs to be told we do stories that have passed all suspect by testifying all of the law to make sure that the bad guys behind backs al-jazeera has teams on the ground to
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bring new documentaries and live news on air and on the. welcome back a quick reminder the top stories here this hour your sexual state might bump aoe has announced plans for a new group to run its policy on iran a report directly to the state department on a record all iran related activity on pay are described as violent and destabilizing. us president donald trump has used twitter to attack a campaign by hundreds of american newspapers supporting free press he said the press is free to write or say anything it wants but much of what it says is fake
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news more than three hundred newspapers a published editorials criticizing from the times on the media. you. and us singer either franklin has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of seventy six known as the queen of soul she won eighteen grammys during her career also a prominent campaigner for civil rights. that germany is looking at restoring migration control than its border with switzerland and france checkpoints have already been reestablished along parts of the austrian border but as dominic came reports there may be resistance from some businesses the violent hine is a bustling german town lying next to france and switzerland people from the three countries mingle and it's markets and from a distance it can be hard to tell them apart but all supporters of e.u. integration welcome such thoughts some people in berlin are concerned
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a senior official of the interior ministry has spoken publicly about whether it's time to reintroduce border controls all part of his bosses migration master plan your globe from a slant meant we remain a liberal minded country we remain a humane country and we remain a country which grants protection to those who need it at the same time we want to eliminate the abuse which also exists but how significant is that abuse in the first five months of this year more than eighteen thousand people were detained trying to enter germany illegally of that twenty seven percent were held on the austrian border a further eleven percent on the swiss border with nine percent on the front a with france some in violent hine itself this is the last remaining sign of any physical border here the river rhine the natural from tear between germany france and switzerland the question must be how practical might it be to reintroduce
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border controls in areas where the people have grown used to the absence of them for twenty years. at the midday market traders like mohammed syrian are clear about the benefits of border free travel this is a big deal of the degree it's more convenient for customers coming from switzerland or france to come to our markets they can then do their shopping in do not have to worry about long waiting times it customs so it means they can drive back and forth much more easily. a glance at the amount of trade between the germans french and swiss highlights the importance of the showing and the combination of imports and exports between germany france is worth one hundred sixty nine billion dollars each year combined annual imports and exports between the germans and swiss amount to almost one hundred billion dollars little wonder then that in the swiss city of bars and people don't want borders back any time soon we have every day more than seventy thousand people coming working in this part of switzerland from france and
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germany and economy route not. without these people but the mere fact officials are discussing it shows how much impact the migration crisis has had dominic cain al-jazeera in southwestern germany migrant families continue arriving at the us mexico border seeking asylum in the united states most remain hopeful they'll be able to enter the u.s. despite the trumpet ministrations hard line policies that have jailed families and separated children from their parents but how does your castro joins us live now from the kalin texas how do so what's happening right now to these families. daryn as you said they keep on a riving more than nine thousand families arriving to seek asylum here at the us mexico border just in the month of july and what's happening to them now is a reflection of the shifting nature of the u.s. border policy that appears to be arbitrarily choosing the winners and the losers
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people arriving in the last few weeks have not been separated from their children they've been processed quickly i heard accounts of just two or three days where parent father and son or daughter were staying or staying together and then they were taken to this bus terminal behind me it's the macallan bus terminal job at the new ellis island in the united states hub of sorts where newcomers after being processed by border patrol parks dropped off they go inside buy their tickets to board buses that will take them deeper into the country everyone's hope among that group is to be allowed to stay they are obligated by law to present their asylum case before an immigration judge just to simply speaking most will be ordered deported but also statistically many will not show up for their voluntary deportations so likely the outcomes for these families that continue arriving will be joining the eleven million and growing population of undocumented immigrants who
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live in the shadows of the united states there in the heart is the u.s. government made any progress in reuniting children with the parents who were already deported. and they are the losers that i was alluding to earlier in this battle where it appears that arbitrarily children who arrived prior to this way starting in about may until june they were the ones taken from their parents at the border and now more than five hundred remain in government one shelters and away from their families now the majority of those children more than two thirds have. their parents already ordered many against those parents protests according to immigration attorneys and the room in question is still how to track down those parents many who have returned to their home countries and are in hiding because they were refugees fleeing from persecution in the first place how to find them and how to get them back with their children which
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remains an open question well stay these children there and continue to suffer here away from their families heidi thank you. aid agencies are scrambling to prevent two humanitarian crises in the middle of the war in yemen one a half million children are suffering from malnutrition and health workers fear a cholera outbreak could worsen the home of the doe reports from djibouti. kushal to solve human swore go way beyond the bomb some bullets say luck will fool it is the greatest threat run out khalid is weak and severely malnourished she's nine years old but weighs owned in nine kilograms the ideal weight for a one year old baby. and i don't think anyone who i know has been sick for almost four years and i took her to several hospitals when they failed to treat her i took her to a hospital the pediatrician there examined her and found a big stone three centimeters in size in her kidney. doctor. told
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a hospital in the port city of doing all the qantas everyone else live. from said she was suffering from severe pain in her left side after diagnosis we discovered that she has a fully blocked kidney we managed to do the operation for free but she didn't get any better due to malnutrition in. yemen has always been desperately pool but the war has made things much worse. while food prices rise incomes of plummeted with frequent asterix it's difficult for people to leave their homes. the destruction of roads and bridges have limited the supply of vital supplies of food and fuel to a population already self. that having my nutrition department receives more than twenty cases a week from her data in neighboring areas this is because of the current situation in the country and because the closure of health centers outside probably due to
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fear of shelling also because of the financial situation in iraq jobs fathers families cannot meet that basic needs. according to the un two point eight million people have been driven away from their homes by the bombing in yemen many of them are living in dream comps in the middle of the country surviving one may go to live hundreds whose deliveries are few and far between the world health organization is in the middle of a large drive to prevent a recurrence of color in north london. the destruction to the country's wartime sanitation facilities has already cost an outbreak which affected more than a million people w.h.o. officials say any major outbreak in the middle of the month attrition crisis could wasson the humanitarian crisis of the al-jazeera djibouti. in south africa families of some of the striking miners killed by the police six years ago say the government does not properly acknowledge their pain and grief while some
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families got compensation of about seven million dollars others including survivors are still waiting for me the millers more from maracana where a commemoration ceremony has been held. the commemoration took a somber tone when the loved ones of the thirty four victims lit candles and stood in silence six years after the maracana massacre the grief felt by families and survivors is evident but many are angry too they blame the government and the police for the deaths of the miners new evidence suggests that when striking miners was shot they were running away from police. was shot in the head the bullet is still in his skull he was told he would die if doctors removed it i am in the now because i feel like a piece of script and not good enough to work in a more i deserve to be compensated. for this it been a particularly violent strike ten other people including police officers and
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security guards were killed in the days before the mass shooting six police officers are facing legal proceedings but no one has so far been convicted of any crime. but i think there's no willingness on the one. let alone. no one on his mind. and. they're living off stride. but. what happened in. this world. in the. morning down. adding to the continuing volatility here is the potential of thirteen thousand job cuts. by mining company impala platinum people get heavy use the anniversary to revive the sport mates on
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wages and living conditions these remain major issues for the mining community who say mining companies have put their profits in a kid's own of people's well being oh there are concerns that these issues are not adequately addressed some may resort to violence because union amcu says it will not accept job cuts. from. the players loses his temper. or not stay with us.
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welcome but now a malaysian judge has ruled that there is enough evidence to try to woman for the murder of kim jong un's half brother the indonesian vietnamese nationals are accused of carrying out the attack on kim jong nam a call impose airport last year using the v.x. nerve agent flown to report some solemn. cold blooded callous or unwitting pawns the one p. hong from vietnam and city i shot an indonesian citizen has been presented as both the prosecution says they were trained to kill the judge had evidence of practice runs at shopping malls in kuala lumpur and abhor security footage showing the attack traces of v.x. the banned nerve agent considered by the un as a weapon of mass destruction and used to kill kim jong nam was found on the women's clothes the judge said their intention to kill could be inferred from the fact they
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targeted his eyes to ensure the substance which penetrate his bloodstream quickly defense lawyers say the accused are disappointed with the judge's decision to take the case to trial instead of acquitting them outright it does not mean that the judges would have duty what it means and is this day to judge by the days of prophecy against made against death and it is possible see now the court wants to hear the album should go to school. the judge said he couldn't rule out the possibility that the killing was a political assassination but said there wasn't enough evidence to prove that police have also charged the four north korean men who they say trained at the women but left malaysia hours after the attack. u.s. and south korean officials have accused north korean agents of planning the killing north korea denies any involvement in a few months the two women will have a chance to tell their story as they take the stand to defend themselves defense lawyers say they'll call witnesses and hope to obtain more information about the
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four north korean men perhaps then more information will come to light about who gave the order to kill kim jong un florence al jazeera malaysia. russian investigators want to teenage girls awaiting trial on extremism charges to be released from detention and sent to house arrest their families and lawyers say the girls were part of a group that used to meet to discuss politics but was then infiltrated by security agencies. chalons reports from moscow studiousness is how parents described maria to public the nineteen year old like japanese comics and wanted to be a veterinarian then world changed dramatically in march. six in the morning and i heard a metallic sound i came down from the second floor looked out of the window and saw a man banged on the door they were thinkers and like standing under each window they came into the house and said where is your daughter. she and her seventeen
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year old friend and you're among ten young russians now in pretrial detention on extremism charges they called themselves no we have new greatness and would meet up in cafes to discuss politics and criticize the government then say her parents a man called rist landi in the court documents appeared and wanted to turn that discussion into a political movement. she said i was really silly because he says that we need a close childhood just our group of friends marsha please created. it was after that gave her a position head of the agents recruitment depart. maria's lawyer is convinced this was a security agent and that masha and her friends were set up. this is the you in the security services create an extremist group in our truth it's against the law according to russian security services are not allowed to provoke citizens into
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illegal actions it's called police publication on wednesday evening as the rain of a summer storm lashed down hundreds gathered in moscow for an unauthorized march in support of the youngsters. i think this is a mistake of society to say children are enemies that we can use them well i don't want anyone to use my children organizers called it a mother's march and asked participants to bring stuffed toys to highlight the defendant's youth the particulars of the case may be unique but the trend is a common one barely a week goes by without someone new falling foul of russia's notoriously far reaching extremism laws sometimes or as little as sharing a social media post if the group was set up the question remains is it state directed intimidation of opposition minded russians or perhaps overambitious security officers choosing easy targets to further their careers nobody we are
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asked was comfortable logs ring this either way with ninety nine percent of russian court cases ending in conviction lengthy jail terms are almost a certainty rory chalons how to zero mosque or a time for the sport now here's andy. thank you very much well spain's top football league has announced plans to stage a game in the united states it's part of a fifteen year plans or promote the league in north america. or the league is yet to confirm the dates or teams involved but says it's committed to moving a regular season game outside of europe for the first time early this month the spanish super cup game was taken out of the country with barcelona beating civvy it soon won in morocco the decision has angered the spanish footballers union their president saying the f.e.c. strongly objects footballers on knots currency that can be used in business to only benefits third parties or earlier on we spoke to fernando callus a journalist at one of spain's leading sports publications he says league is doing
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all it can so close the financial gap on the english premier league. i think they can be asked popular as the premier league because they have they have the two of the greatest clubs in the word you know when you have a messy and you have barcelona you have real madrid you can do whatever you want to seoul now they are trying to be professional there is something that the legal wasn't before javier went through the. guts to the president of the league or so now they are there they're racing they are they are losing but they are getting close to the premier league so premier league they try it to have actually a regular season game in the u.s. they failed so now the league is trying to do something that the premier league couldn't do it with european football back in action so too is the global piracy of matches all games from the opening round of the premier league and more than half of the fronts top league fixtures were illegally broadcast live by pirate channel
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b. out q that's all based been sports see how the middle east and rights to these games say it now has independent proof that payout key was being distributed by the saudi arabian based arab sat tests for being with conducted by three leading technology companies cisco negron i've run but the saudis maintain the signal isn't from that country football's world and european governing bodies of won't be our cue they'll take legal action they've been joined by former one and world tennis party steve all demanded the immediate closure of the app here. former england and manchester united striker wayne rooney settling in nicely at his new club in the united states the thirty two year old school twice is d.c. and isaac beat the portland symbols for one in major league soccer has got three goals in seven games now the win also moving the sea off the bottom of the eastern conference up into its engelen cricket coach trevor bayliss says ben stokes has been recalled to the test squad for his own well being starks was cleared of any criminal wrongdoing at
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a trial in bristol on tuesday could now play in saturday's third chest against india he missed the second test to to his court appearance he was arrested after being involved in a fight outside a nightclub last year the twenty seven year old missed england's tour of australia as a consequence but has since returned to international action when he came in to new zealand after the ashes two that he missed he certainly addressed the players in the chinese room before. to rort. from your point of view. the team uses these contrition even if the blues in the. india's problems have been on the pitch after two tests their hopes of a first series win in england in more than a decade are all but over the top ranked test side in the world losing the second test by an innings and one hundred fifty nine runs conditions have been done as you soon grow to see. that's where character comes into play is mental discipline.
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believe it or balls to be prepared to. grit england rugby player danny cypriani has been fined more than two and a half thousand dollars after pleading guilty to charges of assault cypriani as just being resell exit for the national side and made his first test start in a decade two months ago the thirty year old was on a pre season saw with club side gloucester when he was arrested outside a nightclub in. maclaren of announced the phenomenon so it will be replaced by another spanish driver color science the twenty three year old from madrid assigned a multi-year deal he's currently online at red eye from red bull but has decided not to trigger the recall cause in his contract which would have seen him driving for red bull mclaren announced this week that alongside will retire from f one at the end of the season and not for the first time australian tennis player nick looks to be on a collision course with the game's all thora sees at mit it's a losing
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a set on purpose at the cincinnati masters after all acumen the umpire across the line called. the world number eight same last the second set against courage six love but they'd go on to win the match kerry also was banned for three months at the end of twenty sixteen for his lack of effort during a match at the shanghai mass this the second i mean when i was full of you know i knew that you know it was no route no real point in me going out there competing in all of the c. waste energy trying to battle back against. new but for those you know if a loss at sixty or those in the first in the you know i think i carried a lot of momentum going from the first game and you know. ok that is always sport. thank you very much nell for the next two weeks argentina's capital one as ours will be taken over by the tango the dance form was born in the city way back in the late nineteenth century and since then has spread to all corners of the globe the
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international tango festival of the world cup attracts fans on competitors from around the world series a book reports. it is the dance music of when a scientist. and for two weeks the festival and world cup energizes the argentine capital. traveled from colombia to compete last year they came in third place this time they're hoping to make it to the top but i'm using some muscle trying to help me express what i feel is the most complete dumps and the most beautiful is the anything obama says best of all us in the me and it's an arch that helps you express what you're feeling if you're angry or sad happy or in love you can express everything in a stance. this is the world's most important tango competition almost seven hundred
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couples competing to win the cup it is here in the neighborhood of our tangle was born it is the place where the first born of one a side is was no k. did when thousands of immigrants arrive here in search of a better life and that's why many say that tango is full of sorrow because it expresses the feelings of those who had to leave everything behind in their home countries and the hardships they faced when they arrived. and they won the new one is the instrument at the heart of the sound of tango first crafted for religious services in the one nine hundred century germany it is now in tune with dangle. has been playing it since he was a child and now it helps him make a living. and before you tango as a coach and now but in the beginning it was persecuted because of the way it was danced or what the songs meant and a powerful opponents like the plus the catholic church and the military but slowly
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is what it's place and now it is on it. this time of the year is a period that help pay tribute to the dance that has come to represent them the moment they already call for us it is a historic moment because it's the time when we see how time goes nurturing it so is opening up mixes with other music and cultures but we always look back to our historical references to continue to teach us and to keep us on the right path. was a path that has come a long way since dangle was born but that continues to amaze arjan tines and foreigners alike. that is how i just want to cite us. or as a quick reminder all the news of course on our website there's the address on your screen right there that's it for me down jordan for the news hour but don't go away on the back in a moment with more of the day's news digest that support but. some
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journeys are tougher than others. but this route is even tougher than the current the truck there it's dangerous to al-jazeera whom follows the moroccan truck drivers in danger of their lives. just to make a living if you crash that might break your liver it. doesn't produce long for. the magazine to death on al-jazeera.
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tensions are high. little has changed and new village officials are struggling to demonstrate goodwill. among morial is trying for a comrade who sacrificed his life the political change. but william penn tonight on drive a wedge between the village and. practice as part three of a six top series filmed over five years to conk china's democracy experiment on al-jazeera the lenders after they set sail for gold. but this cover their resorts worth more than its wants him and be. driven by commerce enabled through politics and religion executed with brutality. in episode one slavery roots charts the birth and the rise of the african slave trade mapping out history that there is going to humanity. for all the gold in the world i want
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to just go. we're committed to a whole of government effort to change the rating regimes behavior. the u.s. announces a new approach to run policy on iran after withdrawing from the nuclear deal. well i'm down in jordan this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up we are not the enemy media outlets in the u.s. take a lot of stand against president donald trump. because. remembering the queen of.


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