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to take a back seat will the presidential candidates ever hit the road and so their brand of politics to americans before the fault follow the us elections on a just. was trying to do is taken steps to suspend their extradition agreement. australia takes action in opposition to hong kong's new security law imposed by china. from sam is a band this is al jazeera live from also coming up. more protests in serbia's capital of the government's handling of the crowd of virus and demick. the ivory coast prime minister dies suddenly during a cabinet meeting months before he was to use
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a run for president. growing backing for scotland's leader disapproval of bragg's driving renewed support for independence from the u.k. . now china is threatening to take action against australia prime minister scott morrison and out a series of measures in response to hong kong's new security law this trailing in government is suspending its extradition treaty with hong kong it will also extend visas for hong kong residents in the country china imposed the new security law last week it gives police sweeping new powers and publishes a range of crimes including criticizing the government. our government together with other governments around the world have been very consistent in expressing our
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concerns about the imposition of the national security law on hong kong and today we have agreed to announce that that national security law constitutes a fundamental change of circumstances in respect to our extradition agreement with aung hong kong katrina u. is standing by for us in beijing for more on china's reaction but 1st let's go over to nicola gage she's live for us in sydney in the color this is a significant and potentially costly souring of relations between the 2 countries right. yet this is quite a significant announcement and it was always going to be met with absolute. by beijing is surely has essentially told its biggest trading partner that it does not believe its red is safe in hong kong now this also is about the extradition
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order says that it decided because of these new security rules that it had no option but to act because if we were to extradite someone from australia to your hong kong that person would end up in mainland china of course this comes on the back of houghton tensions already there have been claims that china has been a behind some of the sauber attacks in a strike at this bank claims of political meddling in interference in astray by beijing and since a strategy a push for a an inquiry into the origins of coronavirus we have seen beijing act with the agricultural sector we've had massive tower of so on bali we have banned some beef imports and there have been concerned that a strategy is lucrative coal industry would be next so many people in australia that this is necessary move maybe one that the prime minister scott morrison thought he had nothing else to lose because of the trade dispute that is going on
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but it will no doubt be costly and many businesses will be quite nervous about. how you see is going to be for people from hong kong for actually take advantage of these visa concessions being extended to them. well look the announcement that this. made doesn't go as far as what the u.k. was proposing with people potentially becoming citizens but at the moment it's really targeting the 10000 also as students and skilled workers who are already in a strategy of so for those people from hong kong in astronomy or. they will be able to extend their visas for 5 years with the potential of becoming permanent residents the other interesting part here is that this trial is really targeting businesses it is said that it will be setting up incentives to entice businesses that may want to move out of hong kong to set up in a stroller and with that they will be allowed to get visas for all their staff
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which then could become permanent bases and those people could have permanent residency so this is nor doubt going to inflame tensions between beijing and a strange beijing has already responded pretty seriously. thanks so much we'll leave it there for now with nicola gage let's go over to beijing though and get the latest from katrina you she joins us live from there katrina will china's reaction be limited to only words seems to be one of the big questions right now will have to wait and see sami certainly china has a few actions it could take it knows very well that australia is one of the developing countries developed countries which is most reliant on china economically and definitely china could push some of these pressure points that was truly has in terms of their bilateral relationship they're furious at this response
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we've had china's foreign ministry come out of hitting back at australia mirroring some of this earlier comments that we heard from the chinese embassy in australia saying that these accusations are groundless these measures are groundless and that they deplore in a poor is them asking us really are to step back let's have a listen to what general the gender foreign ministry spokesperson had to say about this earlier this afternoon. yeah don't waiver what if the comments images from the australian side constitute grave violations of international law and basic international relations as well as gross interference in chinese domestic affairs will not work on china we condemn the comments and reserve the right to take further actions in response or consequences will be borne by the australian side. that's quite strong language in the past we've had the chinese foreign ministry condemning such actions that's not a surprise but it's not very common that they will specifically admit to taking
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action in response to something like this and i mention that they know that australia is quite reliant on china economically well jolly jen went on to mention some of those pressure points that he could that china could take advantage of for example he mentioned that chinese students going to australia have been warned about potential racist attitudes or racist attacks or racial experience of that they might encounter when they go to australia so jolly jen mentioned that any chinese students considering going to australia should undertake strict risk assessments and be prepared for unwelcoming behavior and this is really a sore point for australia because a stray or really relies on chinese international students for a 3rd of their educational a revenue so that will be definitely be a sore point if there's an impact on the amount of chinese students going to australia it remains to be seen as really is a very popular destination for chinese students he also hit back at the australian
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think tank destroying strategic policy institute or asked me saying that this institute in particular has been sneering china and actually we have an article today the global times which is a chinese state media newspaper saying that some sources are considering suing this astri and think tank for smearing china and some of this content some of the papers that this is trailing institute has come out with referred to chinese influence in australian politics in australian universities cyber attacks as well as referring to many human rights abuses or accusations of human rights abuses in the province against the muslim we can minority. now we nor in the past that china to back it just really or perhaps indirectly in may it suspended him. ports of beef and in june it released a travel warning for any chinese tourist going to australian obviously at the moment because of the pandemic not many tourists or no to result travelling to
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astronomy but during normal periods definitely nennius training businesses many australian states a reliance on chinese tourists for their revenue so already the chinese foreign ministry flagging a few points that they may be able to hit back at destroy you with many analysts that we've spoken to say that in australia the political system is as such that leaders expect that politics is separate to economics but that's certainly not the case here in china in china politics is 1st then economics comes later so we definitely may see some very strong actions taken from by the chinese government against australia in the weeks and months to come and we'll be watching for that thanks so much katrina you have the rain is hampering rescue and recovery efforts in southern japan following widespread flooding and landslides at least 59 people have died work is underway in some areas to clear rubble downpours are common at this time of year meteorologists say rain clouds of stayed above japan for longer
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than usual. so it is government is set to announce new coronavirus restrictions after the president said a weekend curfew may not go ahead thousands of people protested across belgrade for a 2nd night over the government's handling of the pandemic alex o'brien reports. hurling rocks flares and insults at the government protesters gathered 1st 2nd night across the serbian capital belgrade. i security forces best outside parliament came to avoid a repeat of choose day's chaos when some protesters managed to storm the building. but the tensions remain high with more tear gas from police some in the crowd and taint on forcing their way inside again. there's an accumulation of dissatisfaction the majority of people here don't have exact demands that most of them feel in justice protesters blame president aleksander for
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a sudden spike in coronavirus dates and infections after it lifted a strict lockdown just weeks before last month's elections demonstrations began on tuesday when virtue announced the restrictions would be coming back to de lay said he said he had advised the government not to introduce a curfew but refused to take responsibility for the outcry. the political rally was well organized a part of the security services on the before md and was saying there was an involvement of various not only criminal groups but also international intelligence services. the churches ask people to stop attending anti-government rallies to avoid spreading the virus warning there were no beds left in the hospitals he watched them initial problem over i don't have a problem with these measures but i do have a problem with ending them because of the elections and then reimposing them. the nation the south some in the crowd chanted the church is
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a thief was and that the money spent on the elections should have been invested in hospitals especially during a pandemic obvious to me. our government to simply looking after its own interests the people are just collateral damage. 2 weeks after his passing a surprise victory in the parliamentary elections is now facing widespread anger and this calls for calm head for one on. al-jazeera ivory coast is facing political uncertainty after the death of the prime minister. collapsed during a cabinet meeting just 3 months before he was supposed to run for president nicolas hock reports moments before his death prime minister ahmed have gone the appeared upbeat as he entered a cabinet meeting chosen by the ruling party as its presidential candidate he just
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tweeted to have a vision is not about church and political gains but careful planning for decades to come but inside the meeting he suffered a coughing fit collapsed and died no official cause has been given but he suspected of having suffered a heart attack last thursday you was welcomed home by president ouattara after spending 2 months in france for medical treatment over his heart condition the 61 year old was what he has chosen successor. i'm back to take my place alongside the president to continue the work of development and construction of our country the ivory coast. in address to the nation what are described as his younger brother his son. with the death of. ivory coast loses a mugging for the youth an example of competence and persistence. after the tribute will come the political fighting his death creates
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a political vacuum with many eager to take his place and become the ruling party's candidate for october's presidential elections. the president's spokesman. and defense minister. favorites while the country's economy back on track critics accuse him of failing to address the deep grievances that led to the 2011 civil war 3000 people died after former president refused to concede defeat to ouattara. whoever replaces you will have to put up a strong campaign against experience rivals including opposition leader oh he could all be a former president with elections just 4 months away the sudden death of puts ivory coast into a new period of political uncertainty nicolas hawke al-jazeera al-jazeera. the conflict is it's a new phase with foreign interference reaching and president levels. of worrying
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and then libya's war why the u.n. chief is calling for urgent action on a cease fire. and the link between brain damage and covert 90 neurologists in britain sound the alarm. and that's a pretty nice weather across more of southern europe to the north has a very different picture of a lot of cloud around some fairly cool winds and a bit of rain as well coming in with that cloud now across the southwest we've got some very nice warm sunshine people enjoying the south of france you can see here just flocking to the beaches but eastern europe as well is also very warm but unfortunately this comes with quite a cause 5 people at least have died in these fires in the east of the country now you can see here just how ferocious these fires all the winds have been very strong
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and the temperatures have actually been in the low forty's celsius in a front actually came through and that really did the winds even further now as we go through thursday it's actually little bit cooler throughout much of ukraine is some rain on the way that front has gone through so the air is a little bit fresher on a little bit cooler but there's plenty of rain across northern gen-u. cross into poland to the north we have cloudy conditions and the same across much of the u.k. generally fine across areas of france maybe just wanted to shout into northern areas of spain going to friday the temperatures do increase again particular cross eastern europe the rain is still very much in the fore castrati much of denmark and again into southerners a scandinavia but also those northern areas of germany more rain and strong winds coming across the u.k. and some heaviest spells into the southeast of france. in india identity politics on the rise is the construction of politicians in the hearts and bones of millions of people across the country and there's
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a dark side is reducing the great philosophical majesty of the fish into something more like the team i didn't see of the british today i meet with victims of violence and discover what life is like for minorities in the country join me on my journey in search of india's soul on al-jazeera. route. back you're watching out is there a time to recap our headlines now china is threatening action against australia for its reaction to hong kong new security law straightly is offering a path to permanent residency for hong kong people and suspending its extradition
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treaty with the territory. serbia's government is set to announce new coronavirus restrictions after the president said of weekend curfew may not go ahead thousands of people protested across belgrade for a 2nd night over the government and linger for and. the ivory coast prime minister is died after collapsing during a cabinet meeting amadou gone $72.00 he was due to run for president in 3 months time. the un has warned of unprecedented levels of foreign interference in libya and new good terraces both sides and the countries that backed them to end the fighting and agree on a ceasefire are diplomatic editor james bays has more from un headquarters in new york. 2020 was the year the un and the international community said they would bring peace to libya instead violence has intensified
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with repeated war crimes mass graves and civilian casualties there are new risks as well as opportunities for peace now that general have to forces have been pushed all the way to sirte time is not on our side in libya the conflict is and then you face foreign interference breaching and dissident levels including in the delivery of sophisticated equipment and the number of mercenaries involved in the fighting. germany has been leading international efforts in january it pulled together key players at a conference in berkeley in germany now has the presidency of both the e.u. and of the un security council its foreign minister was blunt some of the countries who signed up to the berlin communique 6 months ago have been undermining it ever since with their actions foreign interference in may and the main driver of the conflict in libya it must be approach to an end that means no more
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plaints no more tanks no more trucks or cargo ships full of weapons and no more lights so will those directly involved in libya now back down representatives of russia egypt and the united arab emirates said they support the u.n. position even though they're widely believed to back general have to militarily france has a growing strategic partnership with the u.a.e. and was strongly critical of fellow nato member turkey the main supporter of the government of national accord. the problem is this porters of general have to know he's now in a much weakened position and they may want to bolster his military standing before any negotiations on the other side supporters of the government of national accord no battle with have to insert would be very bloody but after that there be an open
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road to the part of libya where much of the country's oil infrastructure is based james goes out 0 at the united nations now molly's president brought him back ok that has pledged to reform the constitutional court as protesters demand his resignation to demonstrations have been held in recent weeks over the struggling economy violence in the north and alleged corruption the president's opponents won the constitutional court to be reform and dozens of candidates who took part in a disputed election in april say the court approved official results that differed from those of polling stations a lot down is back in force in australia 2nd largest city following a surge in corona virus infections melbourne's downtown district was deserted as residents woke up to the 1st day of restrictions 5000000 people are now barred from leaving home for 6 weeks unless it's for essential reasons the city is the capital
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of the southern state of victoria other states have now shut their borders and banned travellers japan's government says it will not reinstate a state of emergency after a spike in corona virus infections in the capital tokyo report to the record daily high of new cases 220 on thursday the city has been struggling to slow a resurgence in cases which have increased since restrictions were lifted in late may. support for scottish independence is higher than it's ever been polling is consistently suggesting well over 50 percent of scots want to leave the u.k. it's been attributed scotland success in controlling coronavirus compared to england where and overwhelming hostility to bragg's it warrants the reports from scotland birch has been dreaming of scottish independence for as long as he can remember he regards the english establishment as imperialists who stamped all over scotland just as that in the colonies the fact that the independence campaign
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narrowly lost the referendum 6 years ago doesn't matter to him because he believes his day will still come the us people who are still there they're still the strongest where the people that were marching the people that march in march in glasgow and edinburgh and all over there are still there you know they haven't given up but and they want. lives in dun t. the heartland of independence support for leaving the u.k. and going it alone polls around 65 percent here now it's going in that direction everywhere else as well trust in the scottish 1st minister nicolas sturgeon has rocketed since she appeared to be in control of the virus response in edinburgh while the government in london is widely regarded as chaotic and incompetent add to that the outright hostility in scotland's a brick sits and has a lot of good news for scottish nationalists they have the civic now i thought the u.k. government have been so inept and their handling that i think it has persuaded
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a lot of people who perhaps were not supporters of independence that we cannot chile manage to interfere is better and i think when you look at how nicholas sturgeon the scottish government of handle the pandemic is a big contrast to boris johnson and you keep government the question increasingly being asked here is how big a lead to the nationalists have to have before it becomes impossible for london to refuse another referendum on independence the extraordinary collision of the pandemic response and brics states have combined to put support for scottish independence across the country surrounds 54 percent and there's not even any independence campaigning going on the view among scottish nationalists is that the government in london is doing a very good job on their behalf. if they haven't given up on another referendum they haven't given up on blocking brecht's it for scotland either next week will see the launch of a new campaign here to keep scotland in europe just a few months ago was unconscionable for the u.k.
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to leave without a deal now the tory government seems to be talking about. we can't have that actually so it hasn't voted for it scotland is firmly a pro e.u. country and so yes we should be campaigning and campaigning hard to ensure we're back in europe the scottish government has refused to rule out closing its borders with england if it eliminates the virus but england doesn't there's a power struggle going on at the moment scotland is gaining the upper hand largely al-jazeera in scotland. the u.k. government has announced a 37000000000 dollars stimulus package aimed at saving jobs and pumping new life into the economy an economy that has been battered by the coronavirus pandemic don't know how reports from west sussex. the seaside town of reach is a faded 19th century resort town with fun times feel like a thing of the past a place counting the cost of coronavirus more keenly than most but most of my money
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is through from busking a finger that is made during the summer and so our computer will be of a cushion but this year we're not going to have anything like that although. we do see it so very handsome a lockdown may have lifted in time for the summer holidays but growth and opportunity seem a long way off. people need to know that although hardship lies ahead no one will be left without hope. so today we with a plan for jobs our plan has a clear goal to protect support and create jobs it's the latest in a series of interventions to support the economy the government here the treasury hoping to put hundreds of thousands of under 20 five's into work by paying their salaries up to the minimum wage for the 1st 6 months of their employment it's intended to head off a looming crisis of unemployment with the economy predicted to suffer a 14 percent fall in g.d.p.
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this year. jobs are just one part of an economy feeling the heat measures announced by the chancellor to stimulate consumer spending include a sales tax cut in the troubled hospitality sector welcome news for restaurants but it'll take more than that to allay concerns about what lies ahead can't stand that they're helping people but it's not. obvious on that it's not going to buy any of this because i was. a locks on the recall of this sort of i don't know so much barkley and see how they can give away billions of pounds over these months and then have to cite somebody actually you know maybe 4 percent tax to pay back the culturally in such a big such a mass of money that it's disappeared. and it's not just the jobs of the young at stake there are fears across the economy with consumer spending down and furloughed workers in their millions facing possible redundancy when the government's job retention scheme ends in the autumn if the money is not coming through the door i
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can't afford to pay it i never want to get rid of good staff i want to incentivizing he could staff but i can't afford to take on staff i want to be a 10th on and the service staff that you need any sort of industry because the money is not there and people are not spending the picture drome cinemas celebrated 100 years of continuous operation in january only for the lights to come down in march and 4 months since coming attractions are uncertain jonah hole al-jazeera bogner reaches the u.s. has seen the biggest jump in coronavirus cases recorded by any country in a single day more than half the states are seeing a rise in the number of infections despite that secretary of state might be on payers says the world is looking to the u.s. for guidance as a global leader in the fight against the pandemic gabble amazon that has more from new york. in states like new york where i'm at in new jersey the neighboring states
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the numbers have come way down but overall in the united states it's a much much different story 35 states right now in the u.s. currently are seeing their numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases increasing and there's only 3 states that see the numbers decreasing of the numbers of the states that are hardest hit i'll just give you a few anecdotes from each california the governor just said there that in the last 2 weeks the number of hospitals ations has gone up by over 40 percent in arizona they're saying only 145 i.c.u. beds are available left in the state in texas more than 10000 confirmed cases there on tuesday a record for the state for 24 hour period and in florida the epicenter of a core of virus outbreak in the u.s. right now there are 42 hospitals that say they have no longer have the i.c.u. beds available for patients anymore so you look at these numbers and they are not
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very good they're trending in the wrong direction nevertheless as you mentioned secretary of state might pompei o says and claims that the u.s. is a model for the rest of the world. let's take you through some of the headlines here and al-jazeera now china is threatening action against australia for its reaction to hong kong's new security law australia is offering a path to permanent residency for hong kong people it's the spending its extradition treaty with the territory critics say the legislation imposed by beijing destroys hong kong's freedoms guaranteed by china in the 1997 and 0 from british rule. the comments images from the australian side constitute grave violations of international law and basic international relations as well as gross interference
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in chinese domestic affairs not work on china we condemn the can we reserve the right to take further actions in response all consequences will be known by the australian side. serbia's government is set to announce new coronavirus restrictions after the president said we can curfew may not go ahead thousands of people protested across belgrade for a 2nd night over the government's handling of the pandemic. ivory coast is facing political upheaval after the sudden death of the prime minister amadou gone coulibaly collapsed during a cabinet meeting 3 months before the 72 year old was due to run for president. heavy rain is hampering rescue and recovery efforts in southern japan following widespread flooding and landslides at least 59 people have died down pours are common at this time of year but meteorologists say rain clouds have stayed above japan for longer than usual japan's government won't be reinstating
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a state of emergency in tokyo despite a daily spike of 220 corona virus infections doctors in tokyo are struggling to slow the resurgence since restrictions were lifted in late may along dowries back in the force in australia 2nd largest city following a surge in corona virus infections melbourne's downtown district was deserted as residents woke up to the 1st day of restrictions 5000000 people are now barred from leaving home for 6 weeks unless it's for essential reasons states across the country have closed their borders and ban travelers from the region. your headlines the news continues here and now to syria after the stream stay with us. july 995 the summer that witnessed one of the worst crimes of the 20th century the massacre of thousands of
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