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pre-ordered book of all time. thanks so much for joining us here on al jazeera. i'm morgan radford. >> no grexit. bringstsipras brings back a program be austerity on the eu's terms. but in the past 30 minutes one of the junior coalition parties says it can't agree to the deal. i'm lauren taylor, live al jazeera from london. also coming up. >> are you make progress? >> trying to seal a deal on iran's nuclear ram. no sign of a deal in yemen. more civilian lives are claimed.
an international claim investigates claims haitian migrants are being deported from the dominican republic. hello, after 17 hours of marathon talks in brussels a new multibillion dollar bailout deal has finally been created for greece that aims to deep it in thekeep it inthe eurozone, the third bailout it has received since 2010. tough reforms which call for the tax hikes liberalization of the unions and junior coalition party has already said it can't accept the deal. live in athens in just a moment on more with that.
first, jacky rowland reports from brussels. >> a deal as last. after talks that lasted all night, eurozone leaders emerged to announce they avoided the worst objective grexit. >> after 17 hours of negotiations we have finally reached it. someone can say that we have an agreetement. >> but the greeks need to absorb a large agreement and agree to sell off $50 billion of state assets. an exhaust evidence alexis tsipras tried to put the most positive gloss on it. >> the deal is done. we prevented the plan of financial action fixfinancial asphyxiation.
finally we achieved in this hard fight the restructure of the debt and secured financing for medium term. >> reporter: chancellor merkel, did say they would look at restructuring debt, none of it would be written off. >> this success has come that despite the fact that over the past weeks and months, the most important currency trust was lost between us. but going forward the most important thing will be to implement what we have disagreed during the night. >> reporter: these were grueling talks for everyone who spent the night at the european council. but this process is far from over. the idea is that half the money raved forraised will be used for the
banks, a quarter would be to pay off accident and the rest invested in greece. talks on the bailout cannot even begin until greek parliament passes the entire package of measures into law. so the european leaders drive away into the gray morning. some of them can catch some much needed sleep but not the prime prime minister. he expects another bruising when he faces parliament and people of greece. jacky rowland, al jazeera brussels. >> neave barker is in brussels. very much the ball is in the greek court, they have to push things through but what happens after that from the european perspective? >> you're right, the feeling here is that the ball is very much in greece's court. i've just come out of a press conference by the eurogroup
reelected for a few more years the language was about accountability trust responsibility clear cut messages from brussels to athens. you can't help but feel that despite these marathon talks the longest summit in eu history, there is still something of a trust deficit. so all eyes are really on the decision that will be made in athens on wednesday. only after the greek government throws its weight between a raft of austerity measures, something showing a sign of strain in athens can eurozone countries then go ahead and ratify tear decisions in their own respective parliaments. respective parliaments. the organization that's in charge of the funds before the money can be handed to greece.
the question is whether the greek government will back tough new austerity. >> thank you very much indeed. simon mcgregor wood is in athens. talk us through how the parliament is significant in all of this. >> reporter: well, mr. tsipras is already engaged in some very complex political negotiations with his own party the syriza party he has his own issue there, there are a growing number of people indicating that they will not support the deal. and later this evening we expect him to have a meeting with the defense minister who is the leader of the independent greeks which is the junior coalition partners strangely enough a right wing party. they have been pretty bold publicly in the last 24 hours and as recently the last hour, as of the moment they can't accept or support the deal but then bizarrely have said we have no plans to leave the
government. so it's not entirely clear what they mean by that. but he certainly has some issues with his own government. without getting into the mathematics of the greek parliament and the different parties he's probably still going to be okay because the opposition parties from the center right and from the right are suggesting that they will support the package of measures, and get -- allow him to push through these very contentious laws by wednesday which is a absolute condition for whole process to move forward. just on the issue of finance briefly lauren that also is an issue, within the next week, two weeks they need the greeks about 10 billion eurozone, they have a -- euros. they have a bunch of deadlines coming up. what they need is annal immediate bridging finance the word given oit from the eurogroup, to keep them through
this process of immediate payments before the big 86 billion bailout is negotiated. we understand that that immediate cash to keep things going will be contingent as is the whole deal on him getting these laws through the parliament on wednesday. so everything here focused on his efforts to get enough votes behind these deals these laws on wednesday. absolutely critical moment. >> okay, simon mcgregor wood with the latest live in athens. thank you. now, the ongoing iran nuclear talks in vienna. france's foreign minister says he expects some kind of statement between iran and the world powers within hours. world powers have been trying to reach a deal that would limit tehran's nuclear program in
exchange of the easing of sanctions. diplomatic editor james bays what is your guess on what will happen there? >> i'm afraid some of it is guesses because we're not really getting a lot of concrete information coming from the luxury hotel behind me. there has been some optimism that perhaps there could be this decision on monday. a lot of meetings taking place between different combinations of these foreign ministers. we had one important meeting with the iranian foreign minister mohammed javad zarif john kerry and frederica mogherini. we had frederica moang come out mogherini
come out on her balcony. and i threw a few questions at her. is there a chance of a deal? are you making progress? so that was the view of frederica mogherini giving her answer he with sign language. we then had a similar encounter with the iranian foreign minister mohammed javad zarif. who also came out on his balcony. i threw a question to him to which he replied tierd and tired and renewed. will there be talks tomorrow, i.e. tuesday and he said possibly. not a lot of nuance, not a lot of detail, we're shouting at
them on the balcony of the hotel. there is no concrete information coming out. one thing worth noting is remember the interim deal that's been in place since november 2013 between iran and the six powers involved in these talks. that's been extended so many times, in fact it has been extended three times since we've been in vienna. the lately latest extension was today. >> james bays, thank you so much. car bomb killing 33 people, afghan troops and civilians are dead including 12 children. a cypriat boat has be rescued
migrants only half those on the boat were rescued. pay not have been carried out to a high enough standard. the u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon says he is very much disappointed that the truce has not held in yemen. bombs continue on aden and sanaa sanaa. >> clear sign for the residents that the humanitarian ceasefire is not protecting them. by morning, they try to find bodies under the rubble. many homes whole streets and families destroyed. >> just after midnight they struck us with a missile. they hit a house which was completely destroyed with the family inside. my cousin and my sister and my
niece's house were hit. ten houses were hit and there's nothing left. >> one report shows 20 people were killed in sanaa alone. >> they killed my brother and sister and their son. this is tragic. how is this their fault? how is it the children's fault? >> continue in the desert rocks. >> the popular resistance committees are committed to the truce but the houthis violated it in the early hours. the resistance fighters have the right to respond and defeat attackers because they invaded our areas. >> translator: we welcome the truce but the houthis didn't abide by it. thank god we've repelled and defeated them. >> more than 3200 people have been killed since the war started in march. millions more are at risk because of severe food and water
shortages. u.n. says 80% of the population needs humanitarian assistance. aid agencies say they are getting supplies through to some areas during this shaky ceasefire, but if the truce continues to be broken some areas will be too difficult to reach. >> still to come. iraqi troops make new attempts to defeat i.s.i.l. and wisconsin governor scott walker announces his run for the presidential race.
>> reminder of the top stories here on al jazeera. the greek prime minister alexis tsipras is headed for a showdown with his own party and opposition mps after he accepted a third bailout program that will bring further austerity. expectations that a deal may not be done on monday over iran's nuclear program in vienna. united nations says it's very much disappointed that the humanitarian truce in yemen has not taken hold as saudi air strikes and rebel skirmishes continue. financial future of greece. hoda abdel hamid last been asking people in thessalonica how they feel about the new deal. >> one unemployed man who voted no in the referendum last week said he knew some sort of
compromise would be reached with the eu but he didn't think that it would be so bad according to him for greece. now, he was banking on that deal to inject some sort of optimism into the country so he could find a job maybe. now he says that his future looks bleak are than ever. others are willing to give the benefit of the doubt to the prime minister as one person put it he's going to come back and speak to the people and it's going to be one of the most important speeches of his career. part of the deal is that the port of thessaloniki will have to be sold off. what happens with the soacialt andwith the socialsecurity and other options. so a lot of questions hang in
the air for them. they say they will wait and see the details of this deal but they are worried. there are more than 100 islands in greece and most of them live off tourists. now so far the islands had lower taxes than the mainland. now under the new deal, hotels, restaurants and catering businesses will face an increase in taxes that in some cases could reach 23%. that will translate in higher prices for tourists. this comes at that time where the industry is about the only one functioning in this country providing up to 15% of the annual jdp. now they are concerned that with an increase in prices greece will become less attractive as a tourist destination. >> the iraqi government says it is making progress in its effort to retake the largest province
from i.s.i.l. fighters. imran khan reports from baghdad. >> reporter: the announcement came early on monday morning. security forces were beginning a new operation to defeet defeet i.s.i.l. defeat i.s.i.l. fighters. >> starting at 5:00 this morning, armed forces, shia militias are now conducting pitched battles. >> ten to 11,000 troops are to be used in this new offensive. 5,000 within anbar and 6,000 to secure the borders of the province. fallujah second largest city in iraq's province, hope to open a corridor to cut off i.s.i.l. from ramadi.
however, i.s.i.l. fighters have an advantage. they be control be the town of trebil. iraq has real challenge on its hands to defeat i.s.i.l. it does include pro-government sunni fighters. the interior ministry runs the militia units about half a dozen really big ones and then a custom dozen small ones. so what the federal government i think is trying to do is capitalize on this, essentially make the best it can of a very disorganized situation. >> reporter: iraqi air force is also involved in the offensive. received the first 4 of a consignment of 36 f-16 aircraft from the u.s. they have arrived at ballard air
base in salad adin province. hoping to deliver a decisive blow against somewhere i.s.i.l. fighters. because of that they've proved to be a very tough fighting force. imran khan, al jazeera baghdad. >> an egyptian report backed up by medical evidence, comes from increasing deaths in police custody. jamal el shael has the story. >> the 48-year-old was being held in a detension cell inside a police station in cairo. video shows dozens of prisoners piled on top of each other in a tiny cell with no ventilation. he surfed from chronic asthma. his lawyers said the police
station refused they told the lawyers that they wanted to let him die here. death in custody is exorch. exon. one human rights group says -- is common. more than half of those died since be abdel fatah al-sisi became president. the egyptian center for economic and social rights says more than 40,000 people have been thrown do jail in the past two years most for their political beliefs. prison authorities and the police have been accused of intentional negligence when it comes to dealing with political prisoners. in may fayed ismael died in his cell because prison authorities denied him his medicine. first democratically elected
president is himself behind bars waiting to be handing. other prisoners may also face death without even being sentenced. jamal el shael, al jazeera. >> investigating the situation surround ugh haitian migrants now facing deportation. many people of haitian dissent now face migrant camps. >> reporter: we are here in a migrant camp in southeastern haiti. proof that they officially registered in the dominican program to apply for permission to stay in that country. despite that many say they have been deported, others say they came volunteer terrible. those who flied said they had a 45 day window in which to hand over documents and told they
would not be deported during that process. others say they were deported and faced death threats from a dominican population that wanted to see them go. earlier on monday you had a delegation visit this camp from the organization of american states trying to assess what is actually going on here. were these people deported? did they come voluntarily? what do they need? until that report is published the organization for american states refuses to say how they got here. many will be living in limbo. charged with forgery tax evasion and money laundering. the country is trying to clear up corruption. charlie angela has this report.
>> reporter: victor says he was there to help the authorities in their investigation. >> translator: the prosecutor asked and this is very good for my expertise in financial account, we will meet again in august. >> document forgery 17 counts accessory to tax evasion and money lawn diserg. all relatedlaundering. ponta hasn't been seen in roe romania for months. calls for him to resign but he remains defiant. but he says he will step aside as leader of his leftist psd party. questions remain about the stability of romania's government. associated with corruption, an
image it has tried hard to disprove. >> i'm sad to be romanian. things are so bad that it's not possible that politicians and members of our government can be not guilty. >> reporter: victor ponza denies all charges against them, insisting they are politically motivated, charlie angela, al jazeera,. >> scott walker has jumped into the rates. the wisconsin governor announced on monday he will run for the white house. making him the 15th republican to run for race. john hendren reports. >> reporter: scott walker is an unlikely front runner for the
republican presidential nomination. he was a little known little noticed milwaukee scuff with executive when he became wisconsin's governor. he earned determined enemies and a national following that has propelled him to the tom top tier of republican candidates. >> contributed to that polarization that has set in and hasn't let go during his time in office. >> reporter: attack on unions. for months, demonstrators protested outside the capital calling for walker's nomination. it is that stance that makes him so popular with hard core
voters. >> that's something that shows he's not scared. >> reporter: political allies say his style matches the field. >> down to earth straightforward decisive he has this calm demeanor about him but at the same time, anybody that would misinterpret that, like i say he's decisive. >> union workers watched in dismay as walker won election in 2014 then signed a bill that makes wisconsin a right to work state, a state that bars the be deposit of union dues. first elect but he has cut taxes, passed a law requiring voters to have i-i.d.s.
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