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expect to see. what us what we've got there are a few catching the coast. otherwise it's just a bit of a warm sunshine. getting to the heart of the matter if. the supreme leader calls you today and says let's have talks would you accept facing realities what do you think reunification of look like there are two people think the peaceful unification is the only option for prosperity you. hear their story on talk to al-jazeera and. whether someone is going to read. me think it's how you approach a. story in.
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i mean his promise to talk so the man who's leading the mass protests against him. and welcome to al-jazeera on live from my headquarters in doha ron i'm also ahead chemical weapons inspectors are escorted into the side of a suspected attack in syria two weeks afterward said to have happened and it approves the death penalty for child rapists in response to national outrage over a recent attacks and seeing the light of hong kong fishing village leaks they are going to words for new future. all of those stories shortly but we begin with breaking news from of ghana stallworth least four people have been killed in an explosion at
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a voter registration center in kabul police say a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at the doorway of the building they have been attacks that during the past week elections are set to take place in october. and kabul and we will have more on the story as we get it but let's move on to other news now and manias prime minister has walked out of talks with the man whose lead lined days of mass protests calling for his resignation on saturday the president tried to defuse the crisis by walking into the demonstrations to speak face to face with opposition leader. and that led to negotiations between question and prime minister. earlier on sunday which ended abruptly protesters accused of a power grab the became prime minister with increased power to serving a maximum. ten years as president we're going to get more on this developing story we're joined by maria to she's the editor in chief of the and report that's an
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independent online news platform and she is joining us from the capitol via skype very good to have you with us on al-jazeera so what are you hearing about what happened in this meeting between the opposition leader and the call between the protest leader and the prime minister. quite abruptly lasted less than two minutes. the prime minister came in and complained about the format of the meeting and he said how can renegotiate with all of the media representatives and lifestream. he gave sort of. a message to hugo reminding him of events that took place ten years ago when he first came to power there were our shoes during the post election crisis in the country don't look ten people dead and then you stormed. out of which are much for me to negotiate well with the protests that have led to this meeting they broke out the
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calls then president sarkozy on who had said in the past that you know he had no intention of becoming prime minister after his two terms as president and it did exactly that and the protests i take it in response to what is being seen in the country as a power grab. that's exactly correct when he made promises back in twenty fourteen that he would not seek the office of prime minister and then we had a constitutional referendum that switched the country's governance from a semi presidential to parliamentary one everybody is seeing this as simply as an extension of his rule in the country and seeing the constitutional referendum sort of as a real attempt not to look like the other strong men in the region that have changed their constitutions to extend their power and people are simply tired. these promises that are not kept but our people not surprised at that says as he
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attempts to stay in power given that they did vote for a referendum to change the system of government. sure i think this is a i'm very happy you asked that question this is a very important issue since independence in one nine hundred ninety one and with the exception of the first presidential election there has not been an election in armenia that that is really the reflection of the will of the people most elections are marred by coercion and voter bribes use of administrative leave and really i think it was fifty two or fifty three percent of the people actually voted for the referendum many people did not know what they were voting for. and in the parliamentary elections that we had in twenty seventeen when his ruling republican party was able to secure the majority in government. many people also didn't understand the electoral code which is a very complicated process and i think that they were looking for opportunity because what has happened in the last two days is really extraordinary i've been
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reporting from our neck in the last seven years and never seen such must civil disobedience answer not only in the capital but throughout the country people might think this was perhaps a tipping point the says now that it is great to get your thoughts on this that is . joining us live from the armenian capital thank you. but we're turning now to the breaking news about the explosion and of gonna stand we're joined by a producer of the whole that he's on the phone and a couple of the of the what more are you hearing about this explosion at the voter registration center for people killed. this is a common morning here in kabul. we're carrying on on their normal life. explosion. in the shia neighborhood. which is. according to officer. it was
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a suicide bomber targeting this water registration. we talked to some. help here in kabul been. told of the people who were killed and. wounded now according to witnesses in. the casualty numbers. higher have been. reported right now. people. will tell the decision because. the parliament the parliament and provincial council elections in a poll and we've seen or heard at least of a number of attacks against water vegetation sent as over the past week in the lead up to those elections and talk about. just. in the past few weeks we have heard one of the recently. central afghanistan in all programs where there
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were three police. and there was an attack against a water decision center. in jalalabad so there have been a couple of. decisions now the question is to secure the election to the day of the election when it's happened. under control of all of our now. under control of parliament illegal a chance the elections could be held and government free to implement the law and bring in the people. constitutional right. thank you very much for that for now that's our produce a militia who are joining us on the phone from kabul on that latest on the explosion at the voter registration center and the capital that has killed four
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people. moving on to syria now and after several days international inspectors have finally been given access to the scene of a suspected chemical attack that took place two weeks ago the syrian government and its allies russia deny responsibility for the attack and and image to cover up abbas inspectors will not be assigning blame it only be trying to determine whether an attack took place because he lost his whole day on reports. the wait is over inspectors but the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons given access to the area of the alleged chemical attack in duma samples were collected but delayed access to the site is raising questions about the quality of the evidence and whether syria or russia cleared the scene the visit comes a week after o.p.c. w. inspectors first arrived in syria the u.s. and france have accused russia of blocking the investigation to buy time for mr
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lavrov who is who is a master of making these type of arguments i mean he would get up and stand in front of you for hours and tell you that well it could just as equally be you know martians landing from a flying saucer you don't know that and you know what it's the kind of logic which says you know if they offer an alternative explanation which you can't prove is wrong then that tends to you know whittle away at the more dominant argument more than forty people reportedly died in a suspected chemical attack on april seventh the u.s. france and the u.k. retaliated by bombing several syrian government sites russia and syria have denied the use of chemical weapons they also deny hindering the investigation once the samples of the suspected chemical attack or analyze inspectors will submit of their report to the states parties to the chemical weapons convention depending on the findings inspectors could make a second visit to duma. the young al-jazeera. the israeli army has
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blamed the political group hamas for using civilians to mask what it calls terror activity the statement comes after four weeks of palestinian protests along the israeli gaza border when israeli slices opened fire killing four people including a fourteen year old boy on friday it says during the riots burning tires were used to create smoke screens in order to mask attempts to damage the protective infrastructures rocks were hurled at i.d.f. troops and kites with burning items attached to them were flown with the intention of igniting fires in israeli territory or burn a smith met the family of muhammad are you the youngest victim of the protests. get this right or are you had dreams for her some most mothers a good education marriage children. but a bullet to the had from an israeli sniper means this family now has to bury fourteen year old mohammed are you along with those dreams. for there are no hard
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allah says and. i used to tell him one day are living conditions will improve political divisions will and i had been pushing him to continue his studies despite everything. mohammed was protesting near the guards israel border fence at easter or on friday if he was throwing stones they probably were very big. this family video from last year shows muhammad at the zoo he slight aged just thirteen here it's hard to imagine six months later he posed a serious threat to the israeli military. death prompted an unusually strong reaction from the u.n. special coordinator for the middle east peace process nicholai martin off said it's outrageous to shoot at children how does the killing of a child in gaza today help piece it doesn't it feels anger and breeds more killing . a former israeli military spokesman responded please go to gaza engage hamas and get them to stop sending people to defense stop palestinian incitement and organize
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riots at the border and donald trump's advisor to the middle east stepped in a full investigation by israel of mohammad are you is underway as we mourn the tragic loss of a young life we must all resolve to avoid causing more suffering by responses to his death. mohammed's father says he couldn't stop his son joining the protest for palestinian rights doesn't. he was always smiling always teasing to me his father who was not a kid but the brave the whole neighborhood loved him never said no to anyone he just want to see our original village in israel. was buried the day he died the youngest victim so far but the palestinian great march of return. and then is joining us live from gaza now and as we mentioned that of the israeli army has released a statement maintaining their usual lines but not actually referring to the killing
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of muhammad what are they saying. well the israelis say what they've said essentially after every one of these friday protests so far they've said that if essentially these protests have been used by hamas as a cover hamas has used young people children women to approach the friends to try and infiltrate the funds and israel has again released video and photographs of people who. put burning material on kites to fly them over the border to try and set fire to israeli territory they show people trying to get through the fence and look there's nobody on this side in gaza will deny that these things are going on that some people are trying to get through the fence some people are lighting fires on kites to try and burn israeli territory i've seen those cards myself go over the over the fence nobody really denies that's going on the issue is this the is israel the justification israelis using to use live fire on these people israel says that
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hurling rocks israel says they have let these kites nobody is read doesn't say anybody is using live fire idea israel has used deadly force to react to what is coming from the gaza side we have now thirty nine people killed over four weeks of protests and many hundreds injured many particularly young man with life changing bullet wounds to their legs some the problem i'm pete stated others will be crippled those legs will be crippled for life so the issue is the strength the violence of these rarely reaction to what is happening in gaza and thank you very much for that to find out it's been smith for the netas live and gaza thank you. every weather check next they're saying affect and malaysia's government adds to the entry over the matter of a palestinian engineer and one of the bomb plots. good grief you told me between north korea and south korea on the recording you know yeah.
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most of europe is still enjoying a burst of good springboards and temps really shot up there's been a difference in portugal that circulating kadam in this part of the reason he has been pumping off the wall there was also bringing some pretty poor weather to tell golf windy and wet weather and there's a bit of a dip in the temps to say this cold front does mean what it says it is introducing a different wind direction behind it so there's not a media parent the same cheerful cost whatever actually on saturdays in the low twenty's in june about how to get through to sunday and monday that is rather more notes for cooling effect for the eastern side of germany through poland and ukraine back down below twenty in moscow is that only eight at the same time still not some more further was even that weren't necessarily lost as rain coming through the atlantic so although london look london looks fine on sunday at twenty two the time
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we get to monday karim's gone through without a sixty and has the rain make it so felt in germany ninety degrees so for most part it's pretty spring like you know it's happening in morocco spitting up by the time we get to sunday afternoon it'll be fine sunny twenty degrees a monday looks pretty good as well the same time the eastern side of the med the winds died down so karros cooled down a bit but still at twenty eight. good
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to have you with us on al jazeera these are our top stories at least four people have been killed in an explosion at a voter registration center in the afghan capital kabul police say a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at the doorway there have been attacks at other registration centers during the past week. manias prime minister has walked out of talks with the man whose lead line days of mass protests demonstrations the calling for the problem of his resignation accusing him of a power grab he took over the provinces office after serving a maximum of ten years as president and international inspectors and sylvia have
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collected samples from the scene of an alleged chemical attack in the town of duma two weeks ago and follows a week of delays that france blames on syria's ally russia. malaysia's deputy foreign minister says the killing of a palestinian engineer living in kuala lumpur may have been conducted by a foreign intelligence agency or palestinian media has reported that father was ambushed and shot in the a mosque two motorcyclists fled the scene the university of call in the twinge of condolences for the senior lecturer hamas says he was a party member. tells us now what the man's family is saying. this is to an identified gunman opened fire at. the thirty five year old palestinian engineering. was pushed as he was walking to was in nearby in the capital. colleagues of the university shocked
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by. the killing so we don't see any thing dangerous we human or the only thing that we can see of peace. and the only thing that could be is because of his expertise in his field of electrical engineering. a neighbor told reporters that he saw two european looking man nearby shortly before the shooting their family blame israel for the killings. the israeli mossad is to be held responsible for that because the israelis can't tolerate any well educated arab and particularly palestinian mentality israel considers any well educated distinguished arab or particularly palestinian figure as the real big threat for israel how mass which controls gaza said was a member of the palestinian group has repeatedly blamed israel's spy agency mossad
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for targeting its members including into his yes it is an expert in joan technology was shot in his hometown of us in december two busy and police said the killers of one. posed as foreign journalists hamas and said he was instrumental in developing drones and was a command of its armed wing. brigades. western powers have welcomed north korea's announcement that it was suspend nuclear and missile tests the news comes less than a week before north and south korea due to hold a summit nuclear technology is a key part of north korea's governing ideology of self-reliance or jus check a diplomatic etta james bass was given rare access to the capital. gang when he found out more about self-reliance philosophy. our welcome to pyongyang certainly the cleanest most orderly. and probably the most
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controlled place i've ever visited. rush hour in the city yet the traffic is like the roads of quarks although all of them a little unfair. there is no doubt this is an extremely hardworking society everyone striving for the going to the strains this is how workers are sent into. revolutionary slogans flags and drums. in this city the portraits and the statues tell the story of this isolated nation run by three men all from one family . the grandfather and the country's founder kim il sung the father kim jong il and the son the current leader kim jong un who told he's too modest to have
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mosaics made of him but he's everywhere on the state controlled media on television and in the newspapers. in the center of the city the tallest landmark the jew che tower jew chair your self-reliance is the governing principle of this nation of twenty five million people our guide explained it's not about self-reliance of the individual but instead that individual koreans must do all they can to make their nation self-reliant we are holding the still for live. opponent if there were no lying in bed and the socialist power nation the deaf the main point and the nuclear weapons of hers yes we made the nuclear weapons by our own effort baron technique. the main point of potential. for years north koreans have been told the nuclear program is something that will keep their country strong and that the us is their mortal enemy both the messages that will
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now need modification as talks approach under some of the stiffest international sanctions ever imposed north koreans say jew che or self-reliance is the answer. in the subway trains inherited from east germany a growing old a handful of new carriages were produced in north korea we were told this seat was designed by kim jong un himself. it seems the leader takes direct interest in many areas of national life he made a visit to the main shoe factory at the plant producing the korean national dish kimchi made of pickled vegetables we were told the air conditioning system was supervised by the supreme leader and as an old people's home we were told he was the architect of this staircase such benevolence is of course matched by total respect kim jong un has never granted an audience to the international media he's
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never given an interview i got about as close as an outsider can get to him i was attending a performance of a visiting chinese ballet company in pyongyang when supreme leader kim entered the theater the crowd clapped continuously a standing ovation with cries of horror a ray a ray it only stopped when he himself signaled with his hands james phase al-jazeera pyongyang. to india now where the government has approved the death penalty for people convicted of raping children under the age of twelve promising that in the mornings cabinet approve the order but it needs backing from parliament within six months to become law follows widespread protests of a number of attacks including the rape and murder of an eight year old girl and me and always have urged the government to set time frames for bringing suspects to justice. yes i do think that there should be strong legal actions against these and
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particularly the victim is a minor one but i didn't think it did and so we already have eighty strong laws in this country what is needed is a conviction of the green it was a decision and it is a good decision in fact not only for girls under twelve years old also for those older than twelve years old every rapist deserve it the death penalty should apply to every offender. a journalist has been shot dead during a live broadcast covering the anti-government demonstrations in nicaragua on had to go home and i was the eleventh person killed you in four days of protests of the cuts to state pensions john heilemann has more on the response from the country's president. president will take to finally came out and address the country after food days of protests to make it harder and what he said was a conciliatory towards the protesters he came out flanked not just by his cabinet but also by military and police figures which in itself tells
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a story of what he had to say was that the protesters might have shadowy political figures. so that didn't really seem an address. attempting to reach out to the protesters to try and find some sort of dialogue and these are protests the aren't just happening in the capital minard work but also in several other cities in the country this box that really lit them seem to have been about changes to the social security structure mechanisms in the country but also there's been tension in this country before then president will take a. seen by n.g.o.s and also by analysts have been undermining democratic institutions in the country in the bid to hang on to power he's now in his third consecutive term he's also been accused of turning the government into a bit of a family business his wife is also the vice president of the country now what we have to see is what's going to come next all the protests going to escalate is
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there going to be any attempts at the oil log and some people in the crowd who are asking will the army be center on the streets to try and deal with this which would definitely represent some sort of escalation but to hong kong now with the government says the regime is lagging behind invest in china and embrace and when you have energy barely any of the cities power comes from going sources bought of a pilot project prove successful they could soon be better able to harness the power of the sun difficult pollin report. tires to hong kong's oldest surviving fishing village but it's becoming a new frontier in the territory when it comes to energy q hired by all the circle pointed follow i set up needs i would tricity to run the water pumping system i chose solar panels as it would generate just enough energy as the pump doesn't need to much power. timmie says family have lived here for generations he says the villagers called sunlight god's blessing for centuries they use the sun to make the dried seafood products this village has become famous for last year they discovered
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another benefit when the world wildlife fund set up solar panels in the village cheap clean energy problem if they can't afford to install anymore not without government funds they don't will have to financial support and then they also don't have to you know extract of policy to motivate them to have almost system the hong kong government is looking at investing in green energy this pilot project is successful this could be one solution clover cove is one of seventeen reservoirs in hong kong the solar panels power the nearby water works facility the water supplies department has been very hard to integrate as the green technology an operation to mitigate the impact of the climate change. other than harvesting the solar energy from the sun there are lots of benefits from in soaring to solar p.v. system currently only zero point one percent of hong kong's energy comes from renewables compare that to seventeen percent in china seventy eight percent of
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electricity comes from fossil fuels it's the city's biggest pollutant but environmentalist say hong kong has the potential to turn that around a recent university study found that a quarter of the city's three hundred nine thousand buildings are suitable for solar panel installation if used effectively the buildings could provide ten percent of hong kong's energy consumption cutting carbon emissions by three million tons a year companies that invest in green buildings get tax breaks at the moment though there are no clear incentives for small businesses or households the praties from tommy's aquaponics farm go to skaf a nearby his next project is the solar eyes the entire operation but he says he can't afford to go all green until there's a change in government policy to. hong kong. reminder that you can always keep up with all the news on our website that's at al-jazeera dot com.
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hello again i'm one of the headlines on al-jazeera and a bomb attack on a voter registration santa has killed at least four people a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in the capital kabul claim of responsibility but have been attacked in the past week and the two elections in october i mean his prime minister has talks with a man who's led days of mass protests demonstrations are calling for the prime minister's resignation accusing him of a power grab he took over the prime minister's office after serving a maximum of ten years as president international inspectors and soviet have collected samples from the scene of an alleged chemical attack in the town of two weeks ago that follows a week of delays that france is blaming on syria's ally russia
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a few held in gaza for a fourteen year old boy shot by an israeli sniper he's one of thirty nine palestinians killed in the past four weeks of protests that israeli army is again defending its response saying protesters are at fault because they threw stones and that follows during the demonstrations. the deputy prime minister of malaysia says the killing of a palestinian engineer living in kuala lumpur may have been conducted by a foreign intelligence agency palestinian media has reported that he was ambushed and shot in the mosque. then fled the scene says he was a party member. and the government has approved the death penalty for people convicted of raping children under the age of twelve but it needs backing from parliament within six months to become law the legal action follows widespread protests over a number of attacks including the rape and murder of. and. you . should be. the victim is
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a minor one but. what is needed is a conviction of the green it was a decision it it is a good decision in fact not only for girls under twelve years old also for those older than twelve years old every rapist deserve it the death penalty should apply to every offender. well those are the headlines on al-jazeera but their stay with the inside story is coming up next thank you very much for watching. in this. case. with. a nuclear policy north korea's leader announces the suspension of all the head of historic talks with south korea and the u.s. what's brought about this.

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