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peyronie's now while you might think the tour de france is tough it's nothing compared to the trans-siberian extreme cycle race which started in moscow on tuesday the race is three times longer than the tour de france covering a total of nine thousand one hundred kilometers there are fifteen stages of twenty five days the longest of which is fourteen hundred ks the riders cross five climate zones and seven time zones before getting to the finish the turkish president has weighed in on decision to quit the german national football team over claims of racism a photograph of whose turkish roots and type at the one sparked controversy in germany ahead of the team's shock group stage exit at the world cup but other one says critics could not stomach the photo of the pair. i spoke to ms that as of last night he first of all visits comments and his approach is completely nationalist it's beyond any form of admiration i extend my love and
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respect for him because such racist treatment towards a young man was given has to the german national team for his religious beliefs is unacceptable major league baseball has entered the second half of the regular season and the pittsburgh pirates are enjoying something of a hot streak having now won their tenth straight game on monday the pirates play the cleveland indians in a rain shortened six innings game a three run homer from josh harrison pittsburgh to a seven win. and finally a polish skier has entered the record books as the first man to ski down from the top of k two and say but again smith summit is the world's second largest mountain which stands at eight thousand six hundred and eleven meters it's one of the most difficult mountains to climb the thirty year old then descended to base camp on skis avoiding he ripped huge ridges of ice and caresses along the way. and that is useful for now more later thank you very much indeed thank you for your company for
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this al-jazeera news hour don't go away there i'll be back in just a moment more of the day's news. where were you when this idea popped into your head when they're on line it's undoubtedly chief goal of covered in inequality in our society today or if you join a sunset criminal justice system is dysfunctional right now this is a dialogue what does it feel like bringing you to go back for the first time everyone has a voice and allow refugees to be the speakers for change join the conversation on our august on al-jazeera european muslims today are facing the consequences of having their faith linked to on the attacks even though they too of victims of the bonds the largest multi-sport event on the continent asian games in jakarta will
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host athletes competing in a mix of traditional and the limpid schools a vibrant new series of character led documentaries from immigrant neighborhoods across europe as a rainy and brace for u.s. sanctions due to get back in place on the sixth the buddhist al-jazeera will cover the developments from town wrong in a three part series al-jazeera uncovers the motivations and insight of the brutal human explode taishan system then lay the foundation of today's global powers ogust on al-jazeera which is the relationship between culture religion and a deeply divided city everything here is overshadowed by politics even the most basic of things food in two thousand and eight al-jazeera traveled to jerusalem to see a food could cross deep lines of division jewish history it includes should it together and we cook together we can show the people that they love history. rewind street food jerusalem on al-jazeera. i mean this was different that whether someone
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was going for some of these very reds this kind of thing it's how you approach an individual and as it is a sudden we're doing a contest in egypt a story in fly out. israel says it's intercepted a syrian military jet the occupied golan heights that syria says the plane was targeted in its own air space. without a live from doha coming up. at least sixty people are killed in wildfires there the greek capital is the government declares a state of emergency. dozens of people are feared dead hundreds more are reported missing after a downward collapses in la. working through the new laws in senegal aimed at
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getting more people with disabilities into. the first israel says it shot down a syrian jet that it claims infiltrated its a space but the government in damascus says the sukhoi fighter jet was flying in syrian air space let's go live now to our correspondent stephanie decker she's in israeli occupied golan heights and stephanie what can we confirm about this incident. well these really army has just confirmed to us that the jet has indeed gone down in the southern golden heights the syrian side of the golan heights which is where we are this area has been actively of an active assault carried out by the syrian government and russian jets we've seen both russian jets and syrian jets in the sky over the last couple of days the what the army is saying
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is that this syrian sukhoi jet entered around two kilometers into israeli airspace that it was monitored and then two patriot missiles were fired at it and we were a little further north when this happened in command when sirens went off in that area we then saw a field ablaze we went down to that field very soon after we heard the news of the jet having been downed and then after we were there a couple of israeli soldiers turned up they had a map they had by not killers trying to figure out what was burning there it certainly wasn't the play time it wasn't sure they said they were looking for it as well and that just gives you an indication of how quickly things move here but now also sputnik which is the russian news agency there saying that one of the pilots has died and the fate of the second remains unknown and we all becoming more and more used to these periodic interventions being made by israel into the syrian civil war. yes the last time the israelis targeted
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a syrian jet with a patriot missile was in two thousand and fourteen that jet. apparently was heading back into syria when it got shot and the two pilots managed to eject other than that israel's involvement in syria is very clear in the sense that its concern is iran and iranian backed troops and most importantly weapons shipments to hezbollah so these are targets that it has struck it never really confirms them but you know it is something that the israeli government says if they know of a weapon shipment or any threat posed to israel from iran it will take action so martina just indicates the international specter of this war also we had the russian foreign minister sergei lavrov here yesterday talking with the israelis particular about this border this golan heights border israel wants no iranian troops wants no iranian backed militias anywhere near it the russians are now offering them to be hundred kilometers away these raids are saying that's not good
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enough they want iranian forces out of syria iran is saying they're going to stake said there at the invitation of syria so just shows you the international dimensions of this war that is very very complicated indeed seventy deca live in occupied golan heights electricity supplies of palestinians who are living in gaza has to be cut still further from a sales a day to just six the sole power station on the ship can't get enough fuel to maintain its current output the amount of fuel entering gaza has been greatly reduced since thursday when israel imposed restrictions on imports coming through the. crossing the israeli defense minister has now said the crossing will be partially reopened in the coming hours that has more from the crossing. so trucks now have started taking this vital fuel this this oil this petrol and this cooking gas from the israeli side they the trucks arrive from gaza they fill
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up and then go back across the border there's great relief here in gaza there was a a press statement released by the palestinian healthful thora to the smalling saying that unless this fuel starts to be delivered immediately then health services were risk of actually having to be closed down and we understand that the power station is still not operating that stopped yesterday there were only one of full turbines that were operating in that power station before that closure and that's a different issue the power station does not rely on oil from this border it's been relying on it supplied from egypt thomas says it simply does not have enough money to pay for that vital fuel for the power station is also the issues of the amount of money that people simply have in their pockets to pay their electricity bills and this will stay in the big political rift between hamas and fatah that is going on now since hamas took power here in two thousand and seven for the last year and
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a half the pollen is the dominated palestinian authority has not paid the salaries for thousands of civil servants here and hamas says this is a as a result of that that they call their electricity bills so the gas the oil for the power station cannot be pulled but as i say there is a sense of temporary relief here now that they saw oil gas and this this cooking gas is being transported into gaza but of course so much depends on maintaining this cease fire between hamas and israel after what can only be described as the largest escalation of violence of the last couple of weeks since the two thousand and fourteen war. wildfires have killed at least sixty people near the greek capital athens strong winds are whipping up the flames that have destroyed many homes and disrupted transport links the government declared a state of emergency in two areas jona home reports. with ferocious
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intensity the flames tore through homes cars and livelihoods. and the wildfires quickly turned deadly. locked in a final embrace dozens of bodies discovered in the popular seaside village of matty east of athens families had huddled together for safety but found no escape. the early this morning we discovered apart from three other victims further away this place where unfortunately there are twenty six people men women and unfortunately children. because with the keys left in the ignition the doors open and first aid supplies left on the seats picture emerges of people abandoning their cars and trying to escape on foot within hours mattie had all but been destroyed survivors describe running for the sea to escape the choking smoke military and
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coast guard vessels along with dozens of private boats joined the effort to rescue more than seven hundred people from the beaches some survivors were discovered at sea thanks emma. we headed towards the sea and fell into the water to get away from the smoke we went in as far as we could after almost in a pretty good model of what upsets me and that i carry in my heart is that it's horrible to see the person next to you drowning and not being able to help him you can't that's the tragic thing but. there are fears the death toll could rise as rescue crews search the charred remains of houses and the coast guard scows the seas greece has declared three days of mourning for the dozens of dead. me it's a difficult moment for the region it's a difficult night for greece at the moment more than six hundred men and women from the fire brigade and three hundred vehicles have been mobilized in three large
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fronts. in the hot dry weather fires burned on the other side of athens too it was panic as greeks looked for their neighbors the flames closing in. this is connecticut a coastal town an hour's drive west of the capital. crews tried to limit the destruction but it was out of their control. and appealed for international help has resulted in additional resources being dispatched from spain and cyprus to deal with the worst wildfires in more than a decade wildfires a common in greece in two thousand and seven more than eighty people were killed as fires raged across the country for days this year a dry winter has again caused tinderbox conditions this is the ninety four motorway heading into athens one hundred kilometer an hour winds fanned the flames and dispersed the smoke that blanketed the capital one hundred kilometer an hour winds
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fanned the flames and dispersed smoke that blanketed the capital causing flight delays for greece in peak tourist season the fires are a danger to its fragile economy only adding to the toll of a tragic summer jonah hole al-jazeera. japan's record breaking heat wave has been classified as a natural disaster officials say at least sixty five people died from heat stroke in the past week twenty two thousand people were sent to hospital in some parts of tokyo where the mercury has been hitting forty degrees celsius for the first time the forecasters say high temperatures will remain until early august. hundreds of people are reportedly missing in law after a hydroelectric dam collapse several people have been killed more than a thousand families have lost their homes where they are from bangkok in neighboring thailand. in this part of southeastern laos villages have disappeared
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beneath muddy water that cascaded down stream on monday nights. it's not known how many people have been affected by the partial collapse of the city and see a numb noisy dam but it's thought that some four thousand families lived in the downstream area the dam was still under construction on a tributary of the mekong river after a recent heavy rain it's believed a warning was issued that a so-called saddle dam built around the reservoir was in danger of collapsing the warning apparently didn't come in time for many people laos is a landlocked impoverished country that embarked on an ambitious plan to become the battery of southeast asia by exporting electricity to neighboring countries this dam on the main stream of the mekong river in the south is one of at least seventy that the communist government has built has under construction or planned but for years critics have warned of impacts on the environment livelihoods and express concerns about safety is dam break shows several shows that there are there are
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major risks and downs that have. down designs that maybe i'm able to cope with extreme weather events such as very heavy rains that. laos is a secretive one party state and there will also be concerns about the transparency of any investigation that may be launched into this incident wayne hay al jazeera bangkok. still to come here at al-jazeera president bihari on the back for what's behind a series of defections from nigeria's ruling party. hello and welcome back as we look at the weather details across southern parts of china and through into indochina we've still got a circulation associated with what was tropical storm some tin now it's been one of
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the best part of ten days and still giving very heavy rain across southern parts of china northern parts of vietnam and laos it will tend to weaken as we head on through into thursday relink this region is seeing a lot of rain and some serious flooding problems are likely and that circulation of low pressure will probably entice more showers in off the bay of bengal so if you hang on and much of me in mind does look as though it's going to be very wet some showers likely for hong kong their highs of thirty to cross into south asia northern areas are seeing a lot of rain at the moment i'm returning it was a pretty wet day at the golden temple there ninety millimeters of rain over in bangladesh fanny coming in a significant rainfall too and these northern areas again see lots of rain during the course of wednesday much of pakistan expects to be dry and fine some rain down through the western ghats but not particularly heavy. going to be the thick of it in terms of rainfall through into thursday across into the arabian peninsula we have a bit of a breeze keeping the humidity down here in qatar but the temperature up some of
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forty five in doha. an insider's perspective just six months ago we were at the brink of war of the real donald trump i think he makes comments that he probably shouldn't make from the former campaign national security director donald isn't it. in for thirty years he creates his own reality. head to head with j.p. there has been no evidence that shows collusion collusion of working with russian what is on al-jazeera.
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to take a look at the top stories here in israel says it shot down a syrian jet that it claims in full straighted about the government in damascus says this. was actually flying in syrian air space. at least sixty people have been killed in forest fires that are burning in several areas near the greek capital athens the fires have destroyed heads and disrupted transport links officials have declared a state of emergency in two areas. hundreds of people are missing after a hydroelectric.

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