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i mean it cannot be priced what about the guy thank you can't afford it and tell me it's water in a new 2 part series al-jazeera examines the social financial and environmental impact of water privatized loads of water coming soon. another night of violence in minneapolis and many other u.s. cities too over the death of a black man in police custody. logan on peter w. watching anxiously or alive from also coming up president donald trump largely ignores the domestic turmoil and instead announces he's terminating his country's relationship with the world health organization. destroying crops and livelihoods swarms of locusts in india and pakistan cause billions of
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dollars in damage. also a dying on the front line of the virus pandemic doctors in peru mourning their colleagues and struggling to cope with one of the world's highest infection rates. troops are lining the streets of a u.s. city but that hasn't deterred protesters demanding justice for the death of a black man at the hands of a policeman the officer derek jovan has been charged with the murder of george floyd in minneapolis minnesota john hendren is there and begins our coverage. a curfew in a murder charge against a police officer 1st to bring calm to minneapolis. the city's new curfew beginning 8. i am some protestors responded by setting buildings
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on fire hundreds of others continued to peacefully protest the death of a black man george floyd after his arrest by a white policeman. also severely children who was fired shortly after floyd's arrest on monday 'd has now been charged with his murder but it's made little difference on the city's turbulent south sun. demonstrators defied the curfew and a large deployment of the national guard some took out their anger on businesses such as the department store and occasionally journalists. others lined up to challenge police who answered with tear gas that failed to control the unrest these national guard troops have been blocking roads and they've been protecting firefighters as they've been putting out the many fires you can see one of them back there but the governor says there are simply haven't been enough of them and
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that's why he's sending in more a 1000 more to join the 500 already in minneapolis in nearby st paul this is the largest civilian deployment in minnesota history that we have out there today and quite candidly right now we do not have the numbers we cannot arrest people when we're trying to hold ground because of the sheer size the dynamics and the want violence that's coming out there but as you see there's already shots being fired back at our people. these arson that is taking place puts many people at risk are firefighters are specifically and very open target from coast to coast protests and violence have spread to more u.s. cities in washington the white house was briefly on lockdown as crowds front with police in the capital. and in atlanta georgia the c.n.n. news channel's headquarters came under attack police cars were also targeted prompting a furious response from atlanta's mayor you are just bracing. our city you are
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disgracing the life of george lloyd in every person who has been in this country crowds in los angeles chanted i can't breathe some of george floyd's final words as his neck was pinned to the ground. and back in minneapolis his excessive days in 1000 event are go on john hendren al jazeera minneapolis at least one person has been killed after shots were fired at protesters in the u.s. city of detroit police say someone in an s.u.v. opened fire on the group detroit is one of more than a dozen american cities where there have been demonstrations and as we've been hearing they've turned violent in several places resulting in injuries destruction of property and arrests in boston a group splintered from a protest march and gathered outside a police station where the 4 fought with offices in new york a police van was set ablaze and police for street battles with groups of people in brooklyn dozens were detained things were largely peaceful in washington apart from
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the scenes a barricade in front of the white house and on the west coast highways were blocked in los angeles while further north america portland oregon has declared an emergency u.s. president all trump has tweeted about the protests in the u.s. capital washington d.c. saying great job last night at the white house by the u.s. secret service they were not only totally professional but very cool i was inside watched every move and couldn't a felt more safe they let the protestors scream and rant as much as they wanted but whenever someone got too frisky or out of line they would quickly come down on them hard didn't know what hit them let's go live to our correspondent natasha banana who is in chicago natasha or so they planning on being on the receiving end of joy in the course of today perhaps. peter in minnesota the state there is expecting quote the largest crowds the state has ever
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seen someone with the department of public safety has said that they are expecting quote an international event indeed what we're seeing is historic there were protests in almost half of american states on friday evening in minnesota 2500 national guard troops are being deployed that is the largest show of force in that state since the 1960 s. when there were riots during the civil rights movement and also for the 1st time since 1992 the riots in l.a. that would be the. marking point soldiers at 2 american bases are being told to be on standby to deploy within 4 hours there is now 4 nights of violent protests in the state of minnesota and throughout the week many have been criticizing the state's response not only at the state level but at the local level and the
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governor of minnesota is acknowledging that mistakes were made critics are saying that there was an in adequate response poor planning and that decades of poor community relations between the police and people in minneapolis have resulted in what we've been seeing all reet now the governor says that there it would have been ridiculous not to allow peaceful expressions note the word peaceful expressions of grief and rage but he does acknowledge that mistakes were made namely on thursday evening many of you may have seen images of the 3rd precinct in minneapolis the police abandon that precinct and allowed protesters to storm it and light it on fire again there was hope then when when former minneapolis police officer. was arrested and charged with 3rd degree murder and 2nd degree manslaughter on friday that perhaps the protests would. well but clearly that has not been enough avoid family was critical of those charges they had wanted
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a 1st degree murder charge they said it was a welcome but long overdue step toward justice they also said that there were 3 other minneapolis police officers on site on that memorial day evening who they believe should also be arrested but right now we are expecting according to minnesota minnesota state officials that there will be a nother tense day in that state as protesters return to the streets to protest the death of george floyd natasha thanks very much. back to washington the u.s. president donald trump announcing the u.s. is cutting all ties with the world health organization accusing it of being overly influenced by china the president also confirmed an end to washington special treatment of hong kong after beijing approved a new security law for the territory ellen fisher reports. unusually for a news conference at the white house president only trump opted to use a teleprompter and stuck to the script but in the week where the number of covert
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1000 deaths in the u.s. went through the $100000.00 mark the president used the occasion to cut ties with the world health organization and returned to calling it the would hand virus china has total control over the world health organization we have detailed the reforms that it must make and engage with them directly but they have refused to act the president has been angry about china's trade practices since before he took office the protests this week in hong kong o.b. zhang's decision to extend security powers there has added to that anger hong kong has had a special relationship with the u.s. but the president wants to punish china and says hong kong special status is no more my announcement today will affect the full range of agreements we have with hong kong from our extradition treaty to our export controls on dual use technologies and more with few exceptions we will be revising the state
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department's travel advisory for hong kong to reflect the increased danger of surveillance and punishment by the chinese state security apparatus president also announced he was imposing sanctions on chinese and hong kong officials but i think this is the amount of actions that he and house as well as the severity of actions that he did announce depending on the implementation of these actions this is probably an action that this is an initiation of. do you think china will react and respond i think china has to respond in this case there are so many actions that the trump emission and ounce today that if they don't respond then domestically the leadership risks looking weak to their domestic audience president trump gave a long list of grievances about china's economic actions there's nothing new there he's done it before what was interesting in his 10 minutes in front of the cameras
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he made no mention of chinese president xi a man he regards as strong a man he's praised in the past even for his handling of the coronavirus bric alan fischer al-jazeera at the chinese embassy in washington. well david gopalan is in hong kong she says mr trump's announcement on ending preferential treatment to the tertiary could be disastrous for the economy. hong kong and mainland chinese officials say any u.s. action will not derail the end of the national security law but the u.s. says once the law is in place hong kong is no longer sufficiently autonomy's from mainland china which means they can take away the special status which includes policies on trade travel and extradition and analysts say it will be a huge blow to hong kong standing as an international financial center we don't really know what the national security law is going to say and how much will be left in hong kong we don't really know what president trump is going to do you know
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is he going to be false agents or is it going to be limitations on the margin i think what we do know is that this is the end of an era where hong kong has really been seen as very much an independent global financial center and now it's going to be an international center part of china going to have its own seats on many of these international organizations so it will lose its identity just sitting state of the world along with removing the per french policies from hong kong the u.s. president says chinese companies operating in the united states could come under more scrutiny and there could be travel bans and sanctions against hong kong and chinese officials who are seen as a danger in the city's autonomy this is where beijing could head back to protest measures raising the already high tensions between the world's 2 biggest economies . now israeli forces have shot and killed a palestinian man who had special needs the police in occupied east jerusalem say
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he was carrying a suspicious object that looked like a pistol no gun was found israeli soldiers killed another palestinian in the occupied west bank on friday. still to come here on al-jazeera breaking the blue wall of silence what some police are saying about the actions of 4 officers involved in george floyd's fatal arrest plus we have a couple people who could help. with charities and volunteers filling the gap says the u.k.'s welfare system is over well. and there were a lot of rain showers and thunderstorms across northern areas of china and also plenty of activity further to the south as a cloud to the last year as most of that staying to the east over japan you want to
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shasta to cane to more southern areas of honshu but the rain to northern china that should stay clear of most of the korean peninsula may want to just pushing further southwards as i say that the bulk of the rain will be again 3 we central and southern areas of china so another what couple days in hong kong $32.00 degrees celsius are feeling pretty humid but it should be mostly fine enjoy in shanghai with a high of 30 celsius on monday plenty of rain. much of indonesia but also you can see more of the way of heavy rain through much of combo to vietnam certainly throughout sunday the rains heavy again across much of borneo and it's a similar story on monday and also those rains becoming faily widespread and heavy at times throughout much of the money peninsula and also some arches scattered thunderstorms for a singapore and also across into k.l. now seeing quite a change in weather conditions particularly into northern india and it will stay like this and this is some good news because with this widespread rain these thunderstorms bringing the temperatures across much lower plenty of areas a cloud as well further to the south heavy rain pushing into coastal as
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a carer that will stay in the forecast monday and again those rain showers back again so unsettled a new delhi at 38. after more than a decade of civil war life remains a challenge in sierra leone. we follow the citizens of this war torn nation as they push their limits. for survival. risking years of sierra leone. on al-jazeera.
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ok let's recap the top stories for you so far this half hour process some of them violent have been going on in several u.s. cities demanding justice for george floyd the black man killed whilst in police custody. the former minneapolis officer derek jovan has been arrested and charged with murder video captured him pressing his name on george floyd's neck u.s. president donald trump announcing america is cutting ties with the world health organization accusing it of being influenced by beijing. well there has been condemnation widespread condemnation of police action in the death of george floyd some of it from within its own ranks the police forces gave elizondo. the scenes of george fully handcuffed being choked to death by a police officer has led to outrage within the insular tight ranks of the law enforcement community there was unusually quick condemnation on social media
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a new york police detective said the officer involved brought dishonor to the profession we take over to serve and protect and would like to see that that officer. on both aspects other police officers had equally pointed words it's time that we take these bad also as a speech out of gas and start holding them accountable and hold them to the same laws that we expect systems to abide by and i hope justice prevails and i hope those people are found to be guilty of murder because that's what i was. second i want to say. and we've got to change this we've got to break these barriers in these walls and we've got to do what we can as police officers the bigger picture is how the killing of freud is going to complicate police work throughout america already many black communities are distrustful of law enforcement this is only going to make it worse when you see. what should be
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a routine apprehension become a de facto thanks you should it is it is extremely unsettling you watch. and former new york police detective keith taylor says there are systematic issues of race that need to be addressed makes it more difficult for officers interests simply trying to do their job every day. the fact that these. negative incidents that occur do get publicized really brings to the forefront how important it is to address the inequities that occur in our criminal justice system an incident that has left many police officers just as outraged as the people they are sworn to serve and protect many wanting answers and justice gabriel's on dough al-jazeera new york and some news just
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in from minnesota the governor's announce he is fully mobilizing the national guard for the 1st time in the state's history i'm authorizing and talking to general johnson to fully mobilize the minnesota national guard an action that has never been taken in 164 year history of the minnesota national guard we will pull in assets as we have been doing and for those minnesotans who are wondering where are the fire trucks where are the police that are out there the situation was so broad and the tactics were so bent on causing destruction that every single person we had mobilized again the largest in state history last evening was engaged in that the u.s. is being criticized for ending iran's sanctions waivers which allowed to work on nuclear sites designed to prevent weapons being developed france germany and the u.k. have issued a joint statement saying they deeply regret the decision in the way of us allow companies to work on converting iran's iraq heavy water reactor provide enrich to a rainy i'm for research in france for a used fuel overseas francois nicolo is
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a former french ambassador to iran he says the removal of the way of us is counter productive. the american decision is a highly ideological decision it's not only does not good for nonproliferation just the contrary if. international cooperation cannot come to help iran in 2 projects you know who do research reactors one in iraq and one in tehran we saw a useful relief on the development of. those resit iran. iran will be tempted to take things in in sydney sold hands you know and in the case of. the tehran reactor it will be tempted to produce its own fuel do fuel were supposed to be provided by russia and the fuel is
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a big. bit sensitive matter because the fuel for destruct there is a new way to amend rich to 20 percent and when you go from 20 percent to go from 20 percent to 90 percent which is the weapon grade. weapon grade uranium. in the new ways quite short in fact. plagues of locusts of devastating large parts of india and pakistan billions of dollars worth of crops have been damaged in fears of food shortages elizabeth urana reports from new delhi. crawling across thousands of kilometers and flying through the air billions of locusts have swarms large swathes of agricultural land in pakistan and india devouring any vegetation in their path i have lost fruit of dollars spent all my life growing these trees but all these
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swarms have destroyed. the u.s. because pakistan bellew's more than $4000000000.00 worth of winter and summer crops . pakistan's government is using planes to spray pesticide we have now in one year graph we are looking for 6 more and i'm sure we'll be able to pick. the locust which would be coming from iran as well as from moscow and in turn is coming from africa while locust plague is not news scientists say climate change is making them worse they say this infestation is driven by unusually warm weather and heavy rains in the arabian peninsula last year creating the ideal breeding grounds for locusts move in swarms of up to 50000000 each swarm can travel 200 kilometers a day each as much food as $35000.00 people and lay $1000.00 eggs per square metre . in india the blanketed western and central states during
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a heatwave higher temperatures help the insects spread more rapidly as well as spraying pesticide local councils in the state of madhya pradesh a playing loud music from speakers mounted on vehicles in an effort to drive the locusts away i do think that if they stay here for more than 8 days they'll start laying eggs and if they start laying eggs it would be very dangerous for us we arrange for bands to play in the villages to make noise to try and scare them. because the way. experts warn that india's food supplies are also at risk if the invasion isn't controlled before the end of june that's when the monsoon is due to arrive in northern india and locusts mature and breed a little bit broader al-jazeera new delhi. doctors nurses in peru say hospitals cannot cope with the rising number of coronavirus infections and they're demanding more government help latin america's 2nd harvest a country has enjoyed one of the world's longest mandatory locked arms 141000
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infections have been reported and more than 4000 including doctors gupta reports. these doctors were on the frontline of the fight against the corner virus into their colleagues are now mourning their deaths. a black ribbon hangs on the facade of the medical college in lima a reminder of the price paid by these health workers battling in the 2nd hardest hit country in latin america there are more there are 4 door behind me all the 36 doctors who have lost their lives until today and represent the most painful image right in front of this location we have 1300 medical doctors who are ill and of which 23 are seriously ill and are in intensive care units that is the reality for doctors in. these 3 hospitals are overwhelmed with the rising number of cases. many are dying at home.
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in cruise law just have a tree limb are. among freshly dark graves you have lost 2 brothers in a month but i'm glad they're not suffering any more because of the pain that they went through. for the survivors it's a different kind of struggle. anxious to end it is that the hospital and part though are struggling to get proper care for the infected family members and to me and they told me that my mother was entering critical care and there are no i.c.u. beds they see there are no beds groovy and 70 or one of the world's longest nationwide lockdown since march which is not due to be lifted until the end of next month. yet the virus continues to spread rock downs and social distancing are difficult in a country where more than 20 percent live in poverty and 7 out of 10 workers depend
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on a daily wage millions still have access to water my band there but we don't even have enough water to wash our hands or our things and if we don't have water what are we going to wash ourselves with. doctors say the pandemic has exposed spruced many existing problems and pushed underfunded and understaffed hospitals to critiquing point and they warn that the battle against the virus will be lost unless they get more government help. on to 0. coronavirus numbers in the u.k. may be trending down but charities say they're seeing a sharp rise in people needing their services once we're already struggling to get by before the pandemic things are so bad the parents can't afford nappies for their babies and people are going days without food lawrence lee reports now from stoke on trent thank you rob me of the size 3 numbers that morning if you want to know
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what the sharp end of the coronavirus crisis looks like now then take a look in here it isn't a health care issue stoke on trent hasn't seen as many cases other parts of the u.k. it's what weeks of isolation has done up to so many people. mark is a barrister by profession but with the law courts closed he's given his time over to taking supplies to people who have no means of getting their hands on anything he's been asked to deliver to emma and her children she suffers from anxiety and can't leave the house the facts contained enough to keep them going for a fortnight and how they need it it would be very difficult yeah. maybe case what the software has been to probably go without food to make sure the kids have got. not the. next stop is heartrending claire has 2 boys aged 2 and 4 they both have chronic lung conditions if they left the house and her husband could kill their sons. i mean it is not exaggeration to say you could be instances for
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the whole of the year and. a fate about that she is in patients have got to remain is hold back the nickel going through next year if they get paid for it it would kill them and. it would kill them. these are just 2 of the 130 drops the volunteers would do the day we met them we have had people that have not eaten in days because they cannot get the food they simply can't get the food they don't have the wealth but it's all valuable for the couple went to say well we have a welfare system like universal credit that depends upon the bureaucracy to be able to kick him straight away and hope that it's not there. the good news part of all this is the level of donations is astounding castles of essentials for mothers and babies arriving all day some from the public others from supermarkets there's a push on for the u.k. to be more positive with the summer here and virus cases falling but for many people there's far less cause for optimism he was really jarring about all they saw
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the newspaper headlines this say that britain is about to go back to work and things are going back to normal well that may be true for many people but clearly there is now a whole section of the community in this country which could barely cope before coronavirus and now is genuinely in suffering so i hear it or actually hayley who set this place up well before the virus changed everything is now running at least 700 delivers a week and every week it increases she's worried about what happens when the government announces things have gone back to normal the local businesses the small businesses those afton fail at all of such ups for them it isn't going to be back to normal so for us to demand is going to stay like this for a lot longer well to try and fix 33 or 4 of them take many months ago policy advisers in london identified a swathe of society they called jams short for people just about managing since the virus hits those people plainly cannot manage at all what the future would hold for
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them without the intervention the violence is hard it is thinking about largely al-jazeera in stoke on trent. a popular landmarks reopening in it to lead the leaning tower of pisa with its stunning views of tuscany is among monuments and museums back in business after 3 months of lockdown the reopening does coincide with a national holiday weekend festival of a pick up its hopes to boost morale for townie and suffered one of the worst outbreaks of coronavirus. updating the top stories for you here this half hour on al-jazeera protests some of them by island have been going on in several u.s. cities demanding justice for george floyd a black man killed whilst in police custody the former minneapolis officer derek shivan has been arrested and charged with murder video captured him pressing his knee on george floyd's neck he's accused of ignoring another officer who voiced concern the governor of minnesota has just announced he's fully mobilizing the
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national guard for the 1st time in the history of the state i'm authorizing and talking to general johnson to fully mobilize the minnesota national guard an action that has never been taken in 164 year history of the minnesota national guard we will pull in assets as we have been doing and for those minnesotans who are wondering where are the fire trucks where are the police that are out there the situation was so broad and the tactics were so bent on causing destruction that every single person we had mobilized again the largest in state history last evening was engaged in that donald trump has announced the u.s. is cutting ties with the world health organization accusing it of being influenced by beijing he's also confirmed washington will end its special treatment of hong kong off to china approved a new security law. israeli forces shot and killed a palestinian man with special needs police in occupied east jerusalem say he was
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carrying a suspicious object that looked like a pistol no gun was found israeli soldiers killed another palestinian in the occupied west bank on friday the u.s. is being condemned for ending iran sanctions waivers which allowed work on nuclear sites designed to prevent weapons being developed france germany and the u.k. say they deeply regret the decision 2 days of heavy rain of course flooding in southern oman usually dry cliffs inland become waterfalls and many low lying areas around the regional capital salalah are now under water doctors nurses in peru say hospitals can't cope with the rising number of coronavirus infections and need more government help 141000 cases have been reported with more than 4000 it's adrian is hear from 15 g. i'll see tomorrow from 10 g. brought in early up next risking it all. let me ask you how worried you are about the increase in hostilities in yemen we
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