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stock response is really for sale an investigation into how billions of euros are made from supplying arms to saudi arabia a leader of the coalition fighting a war in the south the case in. yemen war profiteers. hong kong titans coronavirus restrictions after recording its highest one day increase in infections. hello i'm adrian figure and this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up. i think we have one of the lowest mortality rates in the world we. had 900 deaths in a single day we will take a list week false claims the u.s.
president has challenged on his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. talks go late into the night in brussels as e.u. leaders remain divided over how to implement a massive covert 19 recovery package. and the show must go on but it will be a tough year for hollywood as it tries to produce television and films during a pandemic. hong kong is tightening coronavirus linked restrictions after recording its highest one day increase in cases since the pandemic began the territories leader kerry lamb announced the measures after more than $100.00 ear infections were confirmed on sunday she described the situation as critical and says there's no sign that it's coming under control let's go live now to hong kong i was there as adrian brown is there adrian until now on kong's low infection rate made it the envy of
the world what's gone wrong. it's interesting isn't it adrian if we were talking about india or the united states recording more than $100.00 new infections in one day that would be seen as a good day but things are relative aren't they for hong kong that was a very bad day on sunday they've had almost 500 infections during the past 2 weeks we're not quite sure what has caused this sudden uptick in infections but medical experts point to loopholes in hong kong's quarantine arrangements which means that pilots mariners sailors as well as lorry drivers bringing essential food supplies into hong kong don't have to undergo quarantine or indeed testing of any kind they're saying that it has to change but of course that would possibly put at risk hong kong's and threaten hong kong's food supply the other thing i think that may have cools this rise in infections is basically complacency after social distancing
regulations were relaxed a few years few weeks ago people returned enthusiastically to to bars and restaurants and indeed to beaches now on sunday night carol lam said the situation was now critical she said she didn't know how long it would be before this latest outbreak was brought under control she said that from monday morning 180000 civil servants would have to work from home she said the quarantine facilities were now being beefed up and enlarged and in cross this city there is now mass testing going on of workers deemed to be at high risk that's to say taxi drivers as well as restaurant workers you know have to wear a face mask if you go into indoor public places like malls where markets and supermarkets and of course you have to wear a face mask if you go on the star ferry on
a tram or on the on the subway says. as to you know how long this will last for karen i'm a search he's prepared to extend these measures for at least another week so we'll be watching very closely what the figures are on you know monday tuesday and wednesday adrian go to sirius adrian brown reporting live there from hong kong adrian many thanks indeed. the united states is still struggling to contain the world's biggest corona virus outbreak infections surging in many parts of the country including arizona florida and california the $3700000.00 cases nationwide and more than 140000 deaths but president trump has downplayed the epidemic falsely claiming in an interview that the u.s. has one of the lowest mortality rates in the world alan fischer reports from northern virginia. what the white house described as embers has become a blaze the us now is seeing around $70000.00 new cases of cold meat at the the president's own health expense expressing concern masking has become
a political issue now here we are not only with 70000 new cases almost every day but from my perspective also quite concerning the number of hospitalizations which is very close to being as high in the country as it was in back in april so yeah we got a really dollar down here a number of deaths is rising to arizona and florida breaking new records the residents here are terrified and i'm terrified for the 1st time in my career because there is a lack of leadership johns hopkins university has been tracking the virus since day one it says the u.s. has the 7th highest mortality rate in the world a figure disputed by the president in an interview with an american t.v. network i heard we have one of the lowest maybe the lowest mortality rate anywhere in the world you have the numbers because i heard we had the best word salad there are republican governor has won his state could be the new florida keys numbers are
heading in the wrong direction but he's still not ready to issue a state wide order telling people to wear masks really in the message is that you were the mask for other people who wear the mask to protect your grandmother you were the mast too and so it's not just the orders the orders are obviously important but getting people to buying into an. understand and there's a warning there may have to be a new law tones across the country meanwhile it's been reported that the white house is trying to block billions of dollars for increased testing and contact tracing democrats want $75000000000.00 and many republicans are now saying that they would support the move if that would help bring the coronavirus crisis in the united states under control alan fischer al-jazeera northern virginia. deadlock and division of gripping the european union right balance its leaders struggle to compromise on a major economic rescue package to help countries hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
has more now on the efforts to avoid what could be one of the worst european recessions in decades how to share $857000000000.00 the questions confounded e.u. leaders for days and deepened all divisions within the block in one camp nations known as the frugal for austria denmark sweden and the netherlands the wealthy northern states pay the most per capita into the e.u. shared reserves they want strict controls on how the recovery fund is shared prefer ing to loan countries money the positions at odds with spain and italy both economies were hit hard by the pandemic they want generous grants from the bloc that don't need to be repaid the german chancellor angela merkel and french president emmanuel mccrone have been trying to broker a compromise by offering e.u. countries a combination of loans and grants but a you leaders can't agree on how to do this. these compromises
and i say this very clearly it will not be made at the cost of the european goal not out of principle but will be made because we are facing an unprecedented health economic and social crisis and because our countries need it european unity needs it a fierce argument also erupted between the dutch prime minister mark rotter and his hung garion counterpart viktor orban over whether money should be withheld from countries that fail to live up to the e.u.'s core values in recent years victor or bans governments been accused of attacks on the media minorities and the rule of law charges which he denies i don't know what is the person lol reason for the dutch prime minister to hate me or hungary but he's attacking saul. and making very clear that because hungary in his opinion does not respect the rule of law must be punished financially that's his position which is not acceptable you have places
its deepest recession since the 2nd world war the road to recovery hangs on solidarity need parker al-jazeera. david has no horn is chief brussels correspondent of political magazine and says that relations between the e.u. member states are as fragile as the economic outlook. the e.u. budget 7 year financial plan in this case amounting to approximately one trillion euro more than that obviously in dollars is always the most controversial negotiation that leaders leaders go through $27.00 countries in this case all have to agree on what programs they're going to lay out how they're going to set their priorities over the course of the next 7 years add into that this historic situation with the coronavirus pandemic and the worst economic shock since the great depression now they're looking at this recovery effort a really new concept for the e.u. which is to borrow giant sums of money on the financial markets together and then
give grants to the countries that need help this means that the e.u. would borrow together but then give to countries where recovery is most needed italy of course hard hit spain they are feeling very left alone in certain respects and what they want to remind the netherlands and austria. denmark and sweden is that those countries manufacture things they sell things it's great that they had to triffitt rainy day fund saved up they were a much stronger financial position to have that umbrella open and be ready for the storm when it hit but in fact they'll be standing out there alone under their umbrella unless they make sure that italy spain france all these countries are also able to recover in the same way so what you hear is a lot of talk about divergence germany has recognized this how quickly did germany was able to unleash more than a trillion euro in support of its own economy other countries have not been able to do that they're already saddled with debt so they need this help and they're trying to explain that all together that you can make sure they recover in a much more cohesive way than if they struggle on their own saudi arabian state
media is reporting that king solomon has been admitted to hospital for medical checkups the 84 year old monarch was taken to king faisal specialised hospital in the capital riyadh early on monday with what's being reported to be intimidation of the. a prominent saudi journalist has died after contracting curve at 192 months after being released from prison that's according to local media reports. he was sentenced to 5 years in prison and 2018 for insulting the royal court after a t.v. appearance criticizing corruption in the kingdom he once worked under the murdered saudi journalist come on jamal khashoggi. mollies opposition has called for more protests to rejecting international mediation efforts a delegation from the west african regional bloc echo was held days of discussions with the governing party and the opposition bloc proposed a power sharing government at the new constitutional court but the june 5
opposition group says the plan doesn't go far enough under serious nicolas hoc reports now from dhaka in neighboring senegal. well members of the opposition have dismissed it some leaders of the 5 movement this coalition members of civil society and trade unionists and opposition political opposition have described it as a failure from the get go we've seen that some of them some of these leaders wouldn't even step in into the negotiation room they said that 1st there needed to be an investigation on why the government deployed a commando trained by the e.u. meant to fight armed groups such as al qaeda and the stomach state affiliates in northern mali well why were those troops used to deployed against protesters last weekend number of them were killed shot in the head or in the stomach so in order for a discussion to happen there needs to be an investigation 1st which which then the
prime minister reassured would happen. they say. the offers made by the echo was was more about trying to solve an electoral crisis but what they're saying here is it's a crisis of government that's happening in a crisis of trust that's happening in mali they they want to see the dissolution of the national assembly they want to see. resign or be stripped of his powers down just just now we've heard that there is discussion about what they're going to do next so they say that they will continue their movement of a civil disobedience and they describe what they will do as a day in french. which means a day of ghost town will they will they will block the capital bamako bring it down still. we're going to weather update next to 0 then why medical workers in colombia
a calling for another lockdown. and from sunday services to sunday marches the catholic church weighs in on the crisis in the democratic republic of congo. there were heat wave warnings throughout the weekend from kansas to delaware new jersey this cold front comes up against that heat there for you generates understands when that sort of things happens because they keep moving eastwards it will drop the temperature behind it out of warning levels but ahead of it is still pretty hot 38 in d.c. for example 29 up in ottawa much of the power is gone from these storms scattered thunderstorms i think the best way is say get nothing too dramatic you'll notice down the southwest from mexico across the border it's looking showery this is the
southwest monsoon trying to generate itself yesterday as well for the u.s. we still got in the midwest and the northern plains states chance of big thunderstorms still wondering who is still warm here just as hot as it was another area of well quite intense shots has been cuba the bahamas and florida they're still there you saw the lightning flashes all over the place there the forecast to the bahamas florida cuba coast elsewhere fairly sherry but it's still a series same concentration that has been your has got another mass of rain coming through for the caribbean islands even the smaller ones is a good steady wind at the moment fairly regular showers for example in barbados. 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 2008 al-jazeera traveled to jerusalem to see if you could
cross deep lines of division jewish history in it together we call together the casual the people that work this week. rewind street through jerusalem on al-jazeera. the world the. world the world the thought. well again this is out of the alerts for much of the main news this hour hong kong is reimposing coronavirus restrictions after recording the highest one day increase in new cases since the pandemic began more than 500 infections been confirmed in the last 2 weeks. u.s.
president donald trump is defending his handling of the coronavirus pandemic going so far as to say that the nation has one of the lowest mortality rates in the world those false claims of despite surging infection rates in arizona florida and california. g.o.p. and union leaders have so far failed to agree on a crew of virus economic rescue package for a 3rd straight day some of the bloc are pushing for stricter controls on the 857000000000 dollars and. a surge in corona virus infections as force authorities to impose new restrictions on a number of cities in colombia more than 190000 cases have been reported across the country and in the capital bogota many of the city's poorest neighborhoods are suffering as hospitals become increasingly overwhelmed al-jazeera. explains. soldiers in city workers lose in thick streets after time poses a new coronavirus lockdown it's the 1st of
a series of rolling measures restricting almost a 3rd of the city's $8000000.00 residents for 2 weeks at a time. i think that it is very important that people are aware and keep washing their hands the front of the house clean the issues to pull into their home we need to stop the virus together. entered what experts believe will be the worst face of the pandemic and the outbreak is hitting the poorest neighborhoods the hardest where few people can afford to stay home. like street vendor alberto. we're just started recovering financially after 4 months of restrictions were eased ok so i think you're not make it is accepted by the landlord wants to kick us out i live with my mother my mother in law 2 young brother in laws and my pregnant wife i don't have anything to pay her with except what i managed to make on the streets across these neighborhoods small businesses including here salons that had reopened
a few weeks ago have closed their shutters once again. the mayor says the new restrictions have been planned to minimize direct konami impact in pledged government aid to 700000 people living in the newly quarantined areas. the mayor hopes to avoid stretching hospitals to their limit but intensive care units are already more than 90 percent full. doctors associations have repeatedly sounded the alarm saying that the health system could collapse any day at this point and after call the tory distillery impose a strict lockdown in the entire city for a least 2 weeks. we know that various hospitals in the south of the city are already facing the dilemma of who to save who gets a ventilator and who doesn't a partial lockdown will not be enough to stop the speed of the spread. returning to a total lockdown is a tough choice in
a city with so many people in need but it might become unavoidable if you factions continue to rise and listen to them. brazil's president. has created supporters outside his official residence where he's been self isolating he was diagnosed with corona virus earlier this month or so there has been criticized for his handling of the pandemic reserve as the 2nd worst hit country it has more than 2000000 cases and nearly 80000 people have died. south africa's death toll from curve at 19 is past 5000 with more than 360000 infections south africa has recorded around half of the continent's confirmed cases the ministry of health is warning that people aren't following guidelines on social distancing mosques the outbreak in south africa is expected to peak in the coming weeks hundreds of protesters are demanding the dissolution of parliament in the
democratic republic of congo the demonstrations in kinshasa organized by the catholic church its supporters say the parliament is blocking meaningful reforms al-jazeera malcolm web reports. the catholic church and its supporters say parliament in the democratic republic of congo is not ready to mint. hundreds marched to the parliament building in the capital kinshasa. we are the owners of parliament we have noticed that impedes are not playing by the rules simply because they were not elected by us in the last election they are serving the interests of individuals this is why we are marching to demand the dissolution of this parliament and calling for deep electoral reform. the protesters say the last elections were rigged by an electoral commission that favors former president joseph kabila they demanding electoral reforms before the next election in 3 years time. could be lifted down in the last election about 18 months ago. but he's
widely seen to still be the most powerful person in congo. felix's the care he took over he was announced the winner will the leaked documents show he lost to opposition to kerry's power depends on a fragile alliance with kabila and his party. the protests are happening is the alliance is increasingly strained by factions want to control the electoral commission notice any i'm not sure i phrase to caleys own coalition will really like to have fully independent electoral commission one thing. to remember with this is that the results in the programme was very short bill and. please stop the demonstration when it reached the road leading to parliament this time it ended peacefully catholic church is influential in congo you have millions of supporters you can call them to the street it's promised
weekly protest the dissolution of parliament looks on likely for now it could be his party still firmly in control malcolm webb al-jazeera hundreds of people have been relocated by the un after violence in a refugee camp in northwestern uganda 3 people were killed in fighting between ethnic groups hundreds of family support forced to flee the pallor india camp and seek refuge elsewhere uganda hosts over 1400000 refugees most of them from south sudan a car bomb in syria has killed at least 5 people and injured more than 25 others the explosion happened near a border crossing. in the northwest town of. trucks heading to turkey were parked near the salama gate area has suffered several similar incidents in recent weeks. the u.k. foreign secretary has accused china of gross and egregious human rights abuses
against its mainly muslim wego population in the western province of shin jang according to rights groups around 1000000 ethnic leaders have been detained in so-called reeducation camps there to purge them of their faith and identity while the camps are shrouded in secrecy there's growing evidence of mass torture and forced sterilizations to slash birthrates exiled week as have accused chinese officials of genocide of crimes against humanity. the international criminal court to investigate beijing says the camps are vocational education centers to combat extremism where students learn mandarin and job skills the rhetorical is from the u.s. commission on international religious freedom and the chairman of the week a human rights project he compared what's happening in the week as in china to atrocities of the 1940 s. . seriousness of the crisis that came to surface in the last.
23 years. cried out for global condemnation strong government all response is. that has not been really shown until the united states government recently passed this bill we were human rights act and the. and sanctioning of chinese officials senior terms of officials under the global sanction this should be just the beginning of the effort to address the worst one of the worst human crisis that have been described by experts in the makers and government officials as the largest interment of ethnic minorities since the 2nd world war. it was being bound and blindfolded loaded on the train headed for modern day concentration camps absolutely sickening and also the the images that we have seen reminds us the events unfolding in auschwitz and 1940 s.
the arguments of 944 shares a striking resemblance to what is happening to weakness in the u.s. house democrats are demanding an internal investigation into the use of federal police to crackdown on protests follows the violent arrest of several activists in the city of portland on saturday and identified officers were filmed using force to arrest protesters without explanation dozens of people have gathered to rally against police brutality democrats say the trumpet ministration is abusing the use of emergency authorities and suppressing the rights to peaceful protests. u.s. recording artist johnny west has held his 1st campaign event in the state of south carolina he announced plans to run for president earlier this month it's unclear though if he met the deadline to appear on the state's ballots west made a federal filing declaring himself as an independent candidate for his newly formed
birthday party. for millions of people movies and t.v. have been of the scape from the stress boredom of lockdown but covert 19 stopped the entertainment industry in its tracks with some films forced to delay their renesas thousands of actors and crews of found themselves out of work while the rect is trying to find alternative ways to continue production on the 00 brunell's reports from los angeles. veteran actor ray a brute so has had a long career on stage in movies and television including the acclaimed series the sopranos and i know my old man could be a tough nut to crack i don't know he says with the pandemic work has dried up it's basically nonexistent at 19 put in a broth and 2 movie making which is uniquely unsuited to social distancing the nature of filming and such and such an intimate thing i mean you have the wardrobe people addressing you have hair people you have makeup people you have sound guys
wiring you everybody and then there are the scenes that you play with another rock or where you're always in close proximity that's just the nature of what we do. before the pandemic the u.s. film and sound recording industry employed 456000 people now producers in locations scouts are scrambling to find relatively safe places where they can film but at the moment is almost completely shut down. or opening up so you see some places. iceland's places in europe they're starting to be opened most of it at the moment is still local production producer joe jr runs capital arts productions a vast space with 20 standing sets where movie and t.v. production companies shoot scenes there be full crews are departments you know grip of electric coming and cameras going this way that way all production things that would happen in t.v.
and film happen out stage and now it's all quiet. it's very quiet now he says the industry and its unions have been developing new safety protocols you need to outline you know where p.p. is being distributed the testing and testing is a big part of all of it you know your disinfectant protocol your cleaning protocol where is your when does your hygiene crew come in still to be worked out are issues including how does shoot romantic scenes with social distancing all of these new safety protocols are absolutely necessary for the movie business to revive but they will also mean that film productions will take longer and become much more expensive there's going to be a big line item in pretty much everyone's budget about what has to be spent for people to feel safe going back to work well it's definitely going to be different and everything's going to be different i do think eventually it will come back it may take some time but to paraphrase hollywood's favorite saying the show must go
on even in a pandemic robert oulds al jazeera los angeles. the united arab emirates has launched its 1st space mission. the emirates most mission also known as hoped to come from japan. space center it's expected to reach modest in february next year the project is promising to provide a complete view of the martian atmosphere during different citizens. it is good to have you with us hello adrian from going to here in doha the headlines and i was here a hong kong is reimposing coronavirus restrictions after recording the highest one day increase in new cases since the pandemic began more than 500 infections have been confirmed in the last 2 weeks adrian brown reports. for hong kong that was
a very bad day on sunday they've had almost 500 infections during the past 2 weeks we're not quite sure what has caused this sudden uptick in infections but medical experts point to loopholes in hong kong's quarantine arrangements which means that pilots mariners sailors as well as lorry drivers bringing essential food supplies into hong kong don't have to undergo quarantine or indeed testing of any kind u.s. president tom will trump is defending his handling of the coronavirus pandemic going so far as to say that the nation has one of the lowest mortality rates in the world those false claims come despite surging infection rates in arizona florida and california have been 3700000 cases nation wide and more than 140000 deaths european union leaders have so far failed to agree on
a coronavirus economic rescue package for a 3rd straight day some of the bloc are pushing for stricter controls on the $857000000000.00 fund a surge in corona virus infections has forced authorities to impose new restrictions in a number of cities in colombia more than 190000 cases have been reporters across the country and saudi arabian state media is reporting that king solomon has been admitted to hospital for medical checkups the 84 year old monarch was taken to king faisal specialist hospital in the capital riyadh early on monday with what's being reported to be inflammation of the gallbladder mali's opposition has called for more protests after rejecting international mediation efforts a delegation from the west african regional bloc echo was proposed a power sharing government but a new constitutional court but the june 5th opposition group says the plan doesn't go far enough and those are the headlines more news for you here on out 0 after a rewind next. but soon as the sun goes down the catholic church is
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