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welcome to the al-jazeera news our life for my headquarters and me elizabeth branom coming up in the next sixty minutes. if war comes make no mistake the north korean regime will be utterly destroyed the u.s. leaves a course of condemnation against north korea following its latest launch. former egyptian promise to fix says he's being prevented from leaving the u.a.e. after announcing plans to contest egypt's presidential election. the us president lashes out of the british prime minister after she criticized her for tweeting anti muslim videos and a bosnian croat criminal dies after drinking poison and a u.n. court moments after a twenty year jail term. the u.n. security council has held an emergency session following north korea's most recent
missile test pyongyang says wednesday's launch proves that has the capability to reach the u.s. mainland where u.s. president donald trump says major additional sanctions will be imposed on north korea but support for the u.s. position does not appear to be forthcoming from china or russia from the united nations mike hanna reports. for the ninth time this year the security council gathers to discuss yet another crisis centered on north korea an emergency session called for by the u.s. japan and south korea and a grave warning from the french representative this test is another confirmation that the north korean threat has changed dramatically in a few months both in scope and scale the threat is shifted from being regional to global. the u.s. ambassador makes a direct plea to china to place greater economic pressure on its ally and neighbor
we need china to do more president trot called chinese president xi this morning and told him that we have come to the point that china must cut off the oil from north korea that would be a pivotal step in the world's effort to stop this international pariah but no such pledge from china instead it called again on the u.s. to explore a freeze for free scenario in which north korea would slow its missile program if the u.s. and south korea lowered their military posture on the peninsula this position supported by russia the militant group of what we proposed a solution based along the principle of suspension for suspension which in visions of d.p. r. k. stopping missile tests while at the same time the u.s. and south korea decreasing the scale of their military exercises this in turn will pave the way for the principles of peaceful coexistence and peaceful discussions between washington and pyongyang. but this is being repeatedly and vehemently ruled
out by the u.s. and clearly while the council is united in its condemnation of the latest missile launch it remains divided on how to respond the question now with the missile testing continues will the u.s. continue to seek solutions with its security council partners or decide to go it alone mike hanna al-jazeera united nations let's go live to the south korean capital now correspondent kathleen novak is and so also while the security council discusses how to respond cathy how people their way you are feeling about the advances the north has been making. well i think we often have this conversation elizabeth when we see missile launches a nuclear test coming out of north korea when it comes to the south korean general public and generally people are used to this kind of behavior coming out of north korea i think there is an understanding that it is concerning that north korea
seems to be displaying advances in its technology we heard president moon confirming that to the president trump when they spoke on the phone yesterday that south korea's assessment is that north korea seems to have made an advance in intercontinental ballistic missile technology and one of the things that you hear from people here is that the factor that has changed is president himself the fact that he tends to use fiery language strong rhetoric when discussing north korea addressing the north korean leader kim jong un directly in the past in response to the latest missile launch initially all president said was that the u.s. would handle it that they would take care of it but later when addressing crowds he once again referred to kim jong un as a little rocket man and as a sick puppy and those are the kinds of things that really anger the government of
kim jong un disrespecting the leader in north korea is something that is taken extremely seriously and what i think people here and certainly the president here are concerned about is the potential for a miscalculation of north korea or the u.s. might read the situation in. a way that would force them to take the military option that is something that no one here wants to see they did not want to see a preemptive strike against north korea because the risk there of course is that north korea would retaliate by attacking this city meanwhile what actions what military actions has the south been taking since the test and is indeed planning to take kathy. well in direct response to the test in just over five minutes after the launch was first detected south korea launched a live fire drills of its own that was a combined military drill involving the navy the army and the air force launching
three missiles simultaneously to hit a simulated target but so what's known as a show of force trying to send a message to north korea that south korea has the military capability to take out north korea's test launch sites but as i say south korea are really doesn't want to take that option still it in gauges in shows of force and military exercises both on its own and jointly with the united states we heard at the security council russia and china again raising this proposal of a freeze for freeze scenario that would see north korea stopping its nuclear development in exchange for the u.s. and south korea scaling back their annual military exercises but that doesn't seem to be likely to happen in fact there's another round of military exercises jus to go ahead next week south korea's preferred option is still to go ahead with diplomacy to go ahead with added sanctions and pressure it wants to see china doing
more and in fact the leader of south korea's ruling democratic party is on a trip to beijing and she says she intends to raise this with the chinese leadership when she's there elizabeth kathy thank you very much for that is kathy novak joining us live from seoul well let's go to china now and china correspondent adrian brown is joining us from beijing so it's not just south korea that wants china to do more we had from the u.s. ambassador nikki haley at the u.n. security council asking china to cost off the oil seven diplomatic ties how realistic is that adrian would they do those things. no i don't think china has any intention of cutting off the oil or of severing diplomatic relations that said china believes it can contain north korea but you know in the past few days we have an example of how china's influence over the north is really continuing to wane they sent a senior envoy to pyongyang but he didn't get to have
a meeting with the dear leader in the past of course whenever a senior chinese official has gone to the north korean capital he's always been guaranteed a meeting with the dear leader so that in many ways was another slap in the face for china we've had some interesting things actually happening on the border between china and north korea during the past few days it's been reported that the friendship bridge that links north korea and china is going to be closed temporarily in order for repairs to be carried out now this closure was at the request reportedly of the north korean so is another message being sent out there also air china has now stopped direct links between beijing and on yang another sign of sort of incremental sanctions against the north beginning to bite china still believes that in the end sanctions will work we had another telephone conversation late on wednesday night between president xi jinping and president from president from urge the chinese leader to use all leavers to persuade
north korea to stop its testing the readout of the conversation given by the shin one user agency here in china was much rosier it said that washington had thanked president xi jinping for his efforts to try to calm things on the north korea on the korean peninsula so two very different versions emerging from those telephone conversations held on wednesday night is there any concern where you are adrian that president trump could be planning some sort of military action against an off . yes i think those words by the u.s. ambassador at the united nations nikki haley about you know perhaps the united states may have to take some sort of action to disrupt the oil that north korea receives from china will have really caught the attention of china's leaders you know at the moment where north korea you know fires its missiles when it carries
out its test those those missiles are being fired away from china but if there was a feeling a perception in the north that perhaps china and the united states were in a sense on the same side than people in the border regions really worry about what would happen if the north perhaps turned its missiles the other way and pointed them towards china now which we haven't reached that stage yet but sooner or later the feeling here in china anyway is that you know china is going to have to make a decision as to whose side it's really on and chinese people are confused by and large as it would be. i apologize we have lost our connection with our china correspondent adrian brown in beijing there let's move on now the u.a.e. has dismissed allegations by former egyptian prime minister our feet that he's being stopped from traveling to fix as he's being blocked from leaving the u.a.e. after he announced plans to run in egypt's presidential election next year so if he
left egypt after he lost against the muslim brotherhood's mohamed morsi in the two thousand and eleven election there's been a strong critic of egyptian president the father l.c.c. . my fellow egyptian citizens i have announced my intention to run in the presidential election and i was planning to start a tour amongst egyptian communities abroad before going back to egypt in the next few days however i was surprised to find out i'm prevented from leaving the u.a.e. for reasons i don't understand and i'm not willing to understand i've often stated my appreciation for you or you for hosting me however i reject any intervention in egypt furrows by preventing me from participating in a constitutional right now u.s. president donald trump has attacked the british prime minister tories away for her condemnation of her anti islam read tweets trump shared three anti muslim videos from a far right bush group to has more than forty million followers
a spokesman for make or transactions of wrong but within the last hour this is what the u.s. commander in chief replied word choice made don't focus on me focus on the destructive radical islamic terrorism that is taking place within the united kingdom we are doing fine. well plenty more ahead on the news hour including the trial continue the star witness training relations between turkey and the u.s. . with palestinians comes at a time when israeli pressure on the occupied west bank is growing. career. what we can expect from. time champions for ten.
twenty nine of the fifty four members of argentina security services have been jailed for life for they have all been a massive series of human rights abuses they took place when argentina was under military rule between one nine hundred seventy six and eighty three during that period as thought thousands of people had disappeared in the so-called dirty war reports. these people were disappeared or killed during the dictatorship in argentina more than forty years later their loved ones are finally seen justice done. rights father was one of them. they came and said goodbye to me and then went into hiding because he was a political activist he told me i'm going to fight for your future and for the future of thousands of other children i never saw him again thank the dozens of
people gathered outside this courthouse when a site is to hear the sentences against fifty four former members of security forces among them. known as the angel of death infiltrated human rights groups and had some of their members killed this is the third trial for the crimes committed in one clanger stand attention center during the big. leadership of the navy mechanical school and the tortures and killings that happened there is the largest trial of this kind in argentina's history because it investigated human rights abuses against almost eight hundred people. labor union leaders students and activists were among those who were disappeared some were thrown drug from planes into the river plate or the atlantic ocean those accused say they were fighting a war against the left. but people like. her husband was tortured and disappeared at the navy mechanical school he was a lawyer and
a human rights activist. i still don't know what they did to him i'd like to be up to put a flower on his grave but i can't because i don't know what they did to him they don't speak it's as if there is a pep talk silence among. the trial lasted for five years i period in which at least eleven of those accused passed away. it was a very big trial and the judiciary made it more difficult and handed it in a very slow way in the meantime not only those accused passed away but also some of the relatives of the victims that were hoping to find justice yet many of those on trial were sentenced to life in prison and even though the very day bring some closure more than forty years later many still don't know what happened to their loved ones and hold out little hope of finding their remains. when our side of. let's go back to the united states now the story about u.s.
president donald trump attacking british prime minister tourism a on twitter after she condemned and. tweets tweeted free videos from a far right group let's go to our correspondent rosalind jordan she is joining us live from washington d.c. with more on this trump's tweet roles of the president once again using those words radical islamic terrorism that has been told many times and once again telling that you have a problem with terrorism. that's right and this comes after pretty much a day filled with condemnations from the british government regarding donald trump re tweeting three videos that have been disseminated by the deputy leader of a group known as british first it is known as a far right neo nazi group in the u.k. it recently lost its ability to contest parliamentary elections because it forgot
to pay a fine of course the deputy leader has herself been on twitter thanking donald trump for reach tweeting this material material which has been soundly debunked by a number of groups that follow hate group activity and those laws have been understandably very critical of the presidents. of these videos and they're not the only ones either and what's been the reaction to these tweets. well not only has there been a response from number ten downing the prime minister's official place of business but there's also been this reaction from communities minister sabri job it who is himself a british muslim he basically said that what donald trump has done essentially has
given comfort and aid to people who don't like muslims who don't like people of color people like himself and i'm paraphrasing here and he that he is going to use his position to speak out strongly against what donald trump has done of course it is worth pointing out that right after mr trump was inaugurated it back in late january there was the question of whether he should be invited to london in order to basically be treated to a state visit and at the time minister job it said that he wanted people to keep an open mind he was trying to stand against those who said that the u.k. should not be welcoming donald trump because of his anti muslim anti immigrant policies but because of what is happened in the past twenty four hours there's been a very different tone coming from minister job is essentially saying that mr trump
is not fit for purpose ross thank you very much for that finale that is roslin jordan joining us live from washington d.c. thank you for staying in the u.s. and to take us go try to has gone from being the target of a u.s. investigation to the government's star witness in a case that is straining relations between washington and. reza zob says he paid turkey's former economy minister tens of millions of dollars and bribes to norms of money on behalf of everyone in violation of u.s. sanctions christensen to me has more. it's in this new york city court potentially damaging testimony is being heard and with that relations between two longtime allies are fraying a man testifying is turkish gold trader reza xerox who took the witness stand wearing prison clothes he described how he conspired to help iranian officials spend billions of dollars in a plot to evade u.s. sanctions so rob is testifying against this man management cannatella an executive
at turkey's state on how bank robbers most explosive allegation went beyond the banker's involvement in the plot he alleges turkey's former economy ministers offered chalion helped orchestrate the scheme in exchange for fifty percent of the profits that amounted to tens of millions of dollars over the course of just one year the turkish government says the u.s. case was fabricated for political gains and wants the trial stopped clearly there's been significant interest and concern by the turkish government in this case president himself has raised it on multiple occasions at senior levels of the obama and trump administration including with vice president biden and also on several occasions with president u.s. prosecutors plan to submit evidence from a turkish investigation into corruption of government officials close to president recip tyo baron juan that investigation was dismissed in turkey as part of an
effort to overthrow the government. but u.s. prosecutors allege even more government officials in turkey were bribed to make that corruption investigation go away and opening statements attorneys for tila echoed the turkish government's view suggesting the investigation has been compromised many very explosive revelations could come out of this that certainly if this case ended up confirming the corruption allegations that were originally raised by goodness in turkey one of the possible consequences of this could actually give these a newfound legitimacy whereas previously or to once been able to dismiss them domestic. reza pleaded guilty to seven charges and agreed to testify hoping the judge would give him a reduced sentence in exchange for his cooperation that event says the testimony can't be trusted because anything to get out of jail kristen salumi al-jazeera. a former bosnian croat military leader has died after drinking poison and u.n. war crimes court. just seconds after he was told he lost his appeal against his
conviction ernest smith reports. with his twenty year sentence for war crimes upheld on appeal. was not about to go quietly it may received it. shouting i am not a war criminal a former croatian general took a drink from a soul bottles. for a short time the presiding judge continued to deliver verdicts on the other defendants then probably heard again through a translator i have taken poison the seventy two year old lawyer repeats a client's claim. clients as he drank a poison this morning she says. probably act was taken to a hospital in the hague where he later done in two thousand and four. flew from zagreb to the netherlands and surrendered himself to the hague tribunal with his
co-defendants he was charged with trying to create what was described as an ethnically pure greater croatia. probably ak was found guilty with others of helping a stoppage concentration camps for bosnian muslims and specifically he was charged with ordering the destruction of the city of ottoman era brick. on wednesday and some of the survivors of those concentration camps watched the sentencing and probably x. suicide. all of us who had been in camps we expected at least the confirmation that this was a joint criminal enterprise and not only the verdict against prayag but also all the men who took part while on the other side of divided must ah some of projects former soldiers understood why he'd taken his own life. i'm thinking i would do the same it would be hard to serve time in prison while some are mocking you these are
the final verdicts to be handed down by the international criminal court for the former yugoslavia the six defendants have their appeals rejected they've been sentenced to a collective one hundred and eleven years in jail the court was set up in one thousand nine hundred three at the height of the balkans war to prosecute europe's worst atrocities since world war two but it's made al-jazeera. now the international day of solidarity with the palestinian people was observed around the world on wednesday the day mocks almost seventy years after the un adopted a resolution partitioning palestine into jewish and arab states a year later israel was created displacing millions of palestinians high force that reports now from the occupied west bank where palestinian communities are facing increasing pressure from israel its a hilltop home of a sixty three palestinian bedouin families east of jerusalem in the occupied west bank adnan jolliness lived in all his life building his own home as close as
possible to his herd but it's a home he's lost more than once to israeli demolitions the one to get about the house other one little bit as a little they demolish my house three times they tell you it's illegal why is it here it's because we're one hundred meters away from the rest of the community they demolish the house and say if you want to live here live with the rest of them uphill. now it's not just individual homes being targeted the entire village has been issued with a notice of eviction this community has long been under israeli pressure what's changing now is the method a military eviction notice designed to clear illegal settlement outposts is now for the first time being used against palestinians the palestinian authority is protesting against what it sees as a broad new threat to other bedouin communities further north have been issued with the same notice the intention they feel to circumvent lengthy legal proceedings which often delay individual demolition orders this is not valid because it is just not what. you can not take one or two bypass another.
israeli military is in direct control here in what's known as area c. of the occupied west bank it told al jazeera that the new notice was quote part of the enforcement against the illegal construction phenomenon in the area but the palestinian negotiator forward how ark says there's a deliberate strategy in the weeks before the unveiling of a new u.s. peace plan to clear a vital area east of a large illegal settlement allowing for its growth the encirclement of east jerusalem and the division of the occupied west bank into northern and southern harvest this is what israeli negotiator behavior is. they plan it ahead get rid of the palestinian population and we come to negotiation they create facts on the ground and tell you well this is the situation now you have to accept as residents have grown used to living with the threat of a vixen and demolition while fighting individual cases in court they are vowing to stay on and fight through this latest threat to each and every one of their homes
are a force that. in the occupied west bank. still ahead on the news hour one of america's biggest t.v. news stars is fired over sexual harassment allegations and asia's top footballers the crown we'll hear from in sports with a child. from the waves of the south. to the contours of the east. the weather still looks rather disturbed into central parts of china usually wet weather coming through his model of right well the way up toward shanghai south of that it looks latif on a dry on kong getting up to around twenty seven maybe twenty five a tad cooler as we go on through friday what's the weather there been driven in on and northeasterly winds and obviously monsoon some showers making their way into
central and northern parts of vietnam in the process as showers continue and they are pretty heavy in places across much of southeast asia we got some really heavy rain which has been affecting the good parts of southern thailand from the part of the malay peninsula but it is huge mass of cloud the heavy showers will eventually push out into the andaman sea the nicobar islands things in rather wet weather in the next day or two but it was there across indonesia all the way down into bali still seeing some rather lively showers from time to time she was certainly pretty intense in the heat of the day the weather that we have moving into the nicobar is out of a nod as they continue to push their way into southern parts of the gold more heavy showers there where we have seen recent flooding if you want to circulations you can see that grassy making their way west. the weather sponsored by.
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a bush for bomb twitter a spokesman from a cool transactions wrong and response trump told me to focus on what he called destructive radical islamic terrorism in the u.k. and not on home. values international airport has reopened after wind blew away volcanic ash from mt the volcano has become increasingly active over the past week and scientists say the threat of an eruption is not yet over let's go to our correspondent step vasa now she is joining us live from near mount agong thousands told they have been told to evacuate what is happening where you are step . yes i'm here in one of the largest evacuation shelters near mt but still in the safe zone and you can see there's hundreds of people here but only half of the people who have actually been ordered to leave the
danger zone have registered at these evacuation centers in bali which means that of course thousands of people are still up there very near to the crater risking their lives because it's been very challenging for the government to persuade them to come down because the situation has been going on for two months already than that than two months ago i met this family who is living actually very near to the crater also they told me back then that their village was completely destroyed by the eruption in one nine hundred sixty three fifty four years ago and they lost like five hundred people in their village. back then told me that five people in her family died because of this power of plastic material that comes of out of month during an eruption and also the rocks and a cold flow of water streaming from the crater as soon as an option takes place by in your mind here is her son in law and he just told me that there's like what he describes as fire rain coming from the crater right now. abbi can that.
be such. a lot to. talk about out of course. he says that. there's a lot of there's a lot of dust coming from the full cane into the village but all. also the stones who are very hot and i actually touch his skin and he told me also that according to the prediction if the eruption would happen the same as in one thousand six hundred three it could mean that in two weeks a very big blow could happen to
a man who can do. a local record as opposed to. exactly that's the pattern that we could see fifty four years ago but the thing is nobody can of course predict the behavior of mount are going because it is a very dangerous and very unpredictable at that time there was no seismographic equipment at the full kaino so nobody could actually measure the whole pattern but there is a still a risk of a very big explosion and that's why the authorities are ordering everyone to leave but of course it's going to be very hard to persuade people to stay in these shelters for weeks or even maybe months because that's how long these eruptions normally take place in the region is very well prepared for the serval canada ruptures because. more than in any other country are here in indonesia and of course they have all the warning systems in place but it's very difficult to live
for weeks and months of course basically as a refugee here in these camps step thank you very much for that that's my correspondent step class and joining us from an evacuation center. thank you. now the validation myanmar government has said have agreed on a deal and repatriating hundreds of thousands of muslims who fled a crackdown by the myanmar military but the identification process of who may be allowed to return shows just how vulnerable the. child stratford reports now from cox is bizarre. up till fires in his family fled their home on them e.m.r. bangladesh border a month and a half ago military my advocate the myanmar military were taking woman away and raping them we saw them burning home ali so was fire everywhere. following huge international pressure myanmar has agreed to work with bangladesh on
a plan aimed at eventually allowing the regime drift to return to plan entails refugees staying in temporary camps close to their property and destroyed homes the rangers have suffered decades of persecution they often described as the largest stateless people in the world i'm not sure i know what our main demand is that they recognize us. and then we may go back to. it when you take a look at the various identity cards issued to the region that you begin to understand how vulnerable they are to further violence and discrimination these cards and pieces of paper highlight the kind of problems that the rangers have had for decades in relation to their legal status inside myanmar and they also highlight potential difficulties with respect to their identification if indeed this repatriation plan goes forward this is a citizenship card and it was made available to all ethnic groups including the
ranger after independence now in one thousand nine hundred two citizenship was withdrawn for the ranger it was a few years later that they were issued with this the so-called white card now the word ranger has disappeared from it instead there is written main goal and the religion islam. in twenty fifteen they had to hand these over and they were issued with this receipt now there is no mention of any ethnicity nationality or religion on this receipt it was a few months later that they were issued with these with a similar scant amount of information that the vast majority of ranger refused to ever pick these up from the government bangladeshis already registered hundreds of thousands of refugees living in the camps have those son muhammad with his new id card but the information on it is far from clear. that first they gave us
a card which said granger registration card now they gave us a card which has me on my national registration card why the bangladeshi government gave us this card and we don't know based on information provided by bangladesh me en masse says it will accept the remainder only after it verifies the information. in muhammad walk to the border and look at their home which is now occupied by the myanmar military. says he just wants citizenship and security in the country he his family and hundreds of thousands like them believe they are from. al jazeera cox's bizarre bangladesh. the spanish coast guard has recovered three bodies and rescued two people attempting to cross from morocco to spain and rough waters the c.m. more than three thousand refugees and migrants have died trying to cross the mediterranean and as for bird to reach your shows shores the staggering numbers have board
european and african leaders together and the ivory coast to discuss possible solutions. reports from abidjan. it was the host of the summit the president of the ivory coast who set the tone allison what torah said it was totally unacceptable that in this day and age refugees were being traded as slaves in libya. is it is graceful. darkest hours of humanity i call on a collective sense of responsibility to take urgent action many refugees in libya are in detention centers where conditions are appalling others a bought and sold by those with little respect for human life the slave trade in libya has shocked and embarrassed leaders in both africa and europe and it has injected a sense of urgency into this summit so we have to fix a series of very critical issues and processes like in libya and that's why i want to finalize before the end of this summit and there is
a great initiative between the african union and european union. leaders on both sides are expected to launch a plan to address the situation by the end of their meeting but the united nations secretary general is due to warn that unless new ideas of found to deal with migration human rights abuses will continue. we will not put an end to the tragedy in the mediterranean if we do not create significant legal migration. opportunities we must also ensure that people can find a dignified future home country this is essential to combat smugglers and traffickers the most horrible criminals of our time. activists say that more must be done to stop young africans leaving home in the first place we have to invest in jobs and employment we have to invest in basic to cover basic needs that's what we need to do and start from migrating but there's always going to be migration and
specially among among some fricken countries as it's always going to be that. there are more than eighty leaders at this summit finding one voice from any issue will never be easy critics say the when it comes to migration they have favored quick fixes rather than long term solutions the question is whether this summit will change that latasha al-jazeera. ivory coast. that the mail has accused the greek government of turning the island into the guantanamo bay of europe thousands of refugees living in squalid conditions and face a harsh winter as john a horrible it's a great government leaders are complaining of a lack of help from the european union. the evenings after the cold. most of the roughly ten thousand refugees and migrants stuck on the island live in the bleak confines of moriah camp no matter what you
know. no food no food food no good. moria is stretched way beyond capacity its occupants come from a dozen countries it's a prison it's not like a prison to prison because you don't go nowhere was no no no no no. no if you look. inside this heavily fortified former army base families live rough. children breathe in daily lungfuls of wood smoke and bed down with no more than a sheet of tarpaulin to protect them from the hard. knocks say for she cannot break in here my son see in hospital i can not mistaking. this there is not so why not some variables die. some to voters in
what is called die. they are free to come and go but cannot leave the island a deal struck between the e.u. and turkey last year to halt the flow of refugees to europe has left the greek government with the heavy burden of looking after those caught in the middle this is an extraordinary situation for people to find themselves in it is as if they have just literally escaped war or some awful disaster but this is a permanent camp many of them have been here for months and months in the care of an european government it feels more like a government that couldn't care less only the ministry only the meanest the governor of course is a government case or to make it that they make a case that the government. stop rossmiller younis works with volunteers and the island's municipality running a very different kind of camp it's also stretched beyond capacity but here people
smile children sing songs and go to school it's everything the greek government's response to this crisis is not. in the hills above morea three young men from book you know fast look down on what the island's mayor has called europe's guantanamo bay if this is safety and freedom they must be starting to wonder why they came don't know how al-jazeera lesbos greece. and in the final part of our series from lesbo also join investigates the living conditions in the camps for some they are so appalling that the resorting to self harm and the hope of getting out of that cell on thursday right here on al-jazeera . al-jazeera is demanding the release of its journalist mom or her saying has been in the egyptian prison for eleven months now they say is accused of broadcasting false news to spread chaos which he and al jazeera strongly deny has repeatedly
complained of mistreatment in jail he was arrested on the twentieth of december was visiting family british prime minister trees in may is facing a backlash following reports the so-called devolved divorce bill from the european union could cost up to sixty five billion dollars the e.u. has given button until monday to make an acceptable offer now the barber reports. will the european union be getting sixty five billion dollars from britain will it be far less will both sides have been stressing a final figure hasn't been agreed that pressure is mounting on the british government ahead of an e.u. summit in mid december we're hoping very much that the offer that the promise is able to to make at that council be one that guarantees a sufficient progress i think that's what they report you around the table although the twenty seven plus us really want to achieve the figures reported in the british press suggest a reason may's effectively doubled her previous offer of twenty six billion dollars in future payments on monday she'll be meeting donald tusk president of the
european council there next month e.u. leaders decide if enough progress has been made in three areas to move on to trade talks apart from the money there's the rights of e.u. citizens in britain and most difficult of all how to avoid imposing a hard border between northern ireland which is part of the u.k. and the republic of ireland. continue if there's no agreement in fifteen days we keep going time is passing and the clock is ticking there will be less time for the discussion on the transition period and less time on the future relationship for which we have to develop the scope and the framework the opposition labor party perhaps sensing a realisation amongst the public that breaks it could come with a large price tag is demanding parliament gets a vote on the final amount whatever the details of the divorce will turn out to be nobody knows when britain will get to start talking about a trade deal with brussels if there's no movement by next month's e.u. summit the prospect of
a so-called no deal breaks it comes into sharper focus and that's far from that deep and special relationship that the government still hoping for nadine barber al-jazeera london. the world health organization is appealing for more funding to fight malaria dr surprised by the number of deaths and rising infection rates especially in india and some african countries the name has more. mosquito nets and anti-malarial medicine are two of the biggest weapons in the fight against malaria just ask these african mothers visiting a clinic during the pregnant days to take care of my. role something they were to follow your dream every day is one area and they have to give both roles i feel relieved. the mosquito borne disease is a ferocious foe despite global eradication efforts around four hundred fifty thousand people died last year the world health organization or w.h.o.
says the number of infections increased by one million pair to two thousand and fifteen did catch us off guard although we have noticed an increase for the last three years we thought that the increasing use of insecticide treated nets as well as the increased use of tests for malaria would decline it would cause a decline in the highest number of malaria deaths was in nigeria the democratic republic of congo and india the w.h.o. says more funding will save lives as will a change in treatment methods the number of people access treatment is not as high as it should be we have made certain assumptions and yet almost forty percent of children on the five who should be getting treatment i'm not getting it a toll the w.h.o. is hoping to reverse the rising trend by ensuring people have access to preventive
measures and treatment both in public and private health sector natasha going to. venezuela has removed some besa to the united nations from his post i made as a former oil minister has been set to meet a man to take over option campaign targeting the oil industry the un says the venezuelan government has not notified it of any changes to its representation. now u.s. port house the n.b.c. news has fired the popular host matt lauer of a sexual harassment allegation has the latest in a growing list of high profile men and media entertainment and politics to lose their job all of the harassment accusations john hendren reports rockefeller plaza the growing wave of workplace sexual misconduct allegations he's claimed another television show and you can this is a sad morning hear it today and it n.b.c. news n.b.c. news is fired popular morning presenter matt lauer with co-host savannah guthrie an
ounce the news of the moment all we can say is that we are heartbroken i'm heartbroken and now in a memo to staff n.b.c. news president andy lack said an employee filed a complaint about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace lax said while it was the first complaint against lauer in his more than twenty years at the network n.b.c. was presented with reason to believe this may not have been an isolated incident in the recent sexual harassment and assault allegations have swept over hollywood congress and the airwaves claiming the jobs of lauer fox's bill o'reilly and c.b.s. morning news presenter charlie rose the allegations have cost hollywood producers and t.v. newsmen their jobs but on capitol hill the reckoning has been mild hired by senator al franken apologize for taking this picture with a sleeping reporter but says he will not resign i am embarrassed i feel ashamed. of what i'm going to do is i'm i'm going to start my job and then i go back to
work congressman john conyers has resisted pressure to resign despite accusations of verbal abuse an unwanted sexual advances by four women he just. that there you say anything just took office close down to is that naked down to is give these like you would do in your bedroom u.s. senate candidate roy moore might still win in alabama despite several accusations by women who say he pursued and allegedly assaulted teenage girls decades ago most visibly the anti rassmann wave his spirit president donald trump was elected after he said this to a t.v. reporter on take it when you're starving let me do it you can do anything whatever you want grab. is n.b.c.'s best known and best paid presenter lauer outlasted so many co-anchors the critics said the most dangerous cheer at n.b.c. was next to him but even high ratings failed to stem a growing tide against sexual misconduct john hendren al jazeera. it is time for
sports now has joe. thanks very much will tiger woods is back almost the greatest golfer of his generation will make his return to the competitive game on thursday the former while no one has been practicing in the bahamas and of taking part in his first tournament in ten months he underwent a full throttle back surgery in just three years in april and he's had some well documented personal problems off the course as well recently woods was sentenced to twelve months probation for reckless driving he'd been heavily reliant on painkillers because of the injury but says all that is behind him now as he prepares to make his comeback i mean i was trying to trying to go away from the pain and i was trying to bill trying to sleep which i had done a very long time because of things i've been dealing with and so has my back improved. i've been able to source sleeping again because i don't have the nerve pain going down my leg i don't have my late twenty's and all over the place. i
don't have these issues anymore so yeah. i'm loving life now. well number three and tiger's playing partner justin thomas described him as the greatest of all time well he's not quite he's won fourteen major titles but that still short of a great his goal for in major terms jack nicklaus who holds eighteen but woods does hold the record for the longest stint as world number one six hundred eighty three weeks at the top of the standings although after his injury problems he slumped way down to one thousand one hundred and ninety nine in the world although he's way ahead of any goal for in career earnings the american has made a whopping one hundred nine point eight million dollars on the p.g.a. tour jason sobel is a senior golf writer at e.s.p.n. dot com he's in the bahamas for this tournament and says that this comeback for woods feels different from all the others. we've seen joanna three four five come back from tiger woods over the years i've lost track but frankly but i think this
one is a little bit different and it's different in the fact that the other times i saw a focus tiger woods i saw i determine tiger woods but i don't see a happy tiger woods and i've always thought tiger woods plays his best golf when he's already smiling he plays when he's relaxed and loose and that's when we get the best tiger and so far this week both in his news conference following him on the golf course for a couple days i see that smile back it looks like he's playing not for the love of success not for the love of competition certainly not for appeasing the sponsors the player is playing for himself he's playing because he loves the game and wants to get back out there we need to understand that this is a player who although it looks very good on the practice range in practice round so for this week he swing it well he looks healthy but we have to lower those expectations because quite frankly tiger is lowering the expectations for himself as well and it doesn't matter necessarily if tiger woods plays or doesn't play and how well he plays but it certainly does matter to the economic benefit of the sport
certainly does matter to the industry and it would be a huge benefit to everybody involved if tiger is not just playing but playing very well. well he's been an n.b.a. star for the best part of fifteen years and played one thousand games without incident but le bron james experienced a career first on wednesday he was objected from a game the cleveland cavaliers forward was tossed out for all giving the ref over not getting a foul call the three time champion was told to leave the floor for the cavs still went on to beat the miami heat one hundred ninety eight to ninety seven. football now in the english premier league fourth place arsenal scored an incredible three goals in four minutes on their way to a five no win over how does filled there also wins for third place chelsea and liverpool who move up to fifth in the table and a late goal from raheem sterling so manchester city beat southampton two one syrian footballer caravan has been crowned asian player of the year on wednesday is the
first time anyone from syria has won the accolade caribbean place for saudi arabian car hell out who lost in the asian champions league final last weekend he scored ten times for them this season and also helped his national team reach the world cup playoffs only now really missing out on a place at russia twenty eighteen the women's player of the year title was awarded to australia's samantha kerr who place for perth glory in her home country and sky blue in the united states. we play and fight to bring happiness to our people this is my main target we have determination to play football and it becomes stronger and you have people who hunger for happiness and joy i promise to the syrian people that i would do my best to bring happiness and joy during the asian cup final two thousand and nineteen people deserve to be happy. this is the third correct me if i'm wrong out of the four years that are showing of want to say
. i think we're going in the right direction in women's football and. very proud if i can be you know. the growth of women's football but i think we're moving in the right direction and things like this help but i think at the end of the day like i said before performances and team wins are more important than individual and that is all the sport for now. and that does it for this news out of the down to what it is here without a full news bulletin just a couple of minute. documentaries
back. at this time. on the. u.s. and british companies have announced the biggest discovery of natural gas in west africa but what to do with these untapped natural resources is already a source of heated debate nothing much has changed they still spend most of their days looking forward to for dry riverbed like this one five years on the syrians still feel battered or even those who managed to escape their country have been truly unable to escape the war.