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the majority in parliament. he says all parties should leave egos aside and form a new government assume as possible. -- as soon as possible. the u.s. is sending hundreds of troops to iraq to train and advise iraqi troops, not fight themselves. a symbol of hope for greece in the face of austerity. the country's public broadcaster is back on the air two years after it was axed.
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french and belgian scientist say they have discovered the cause of parkinson's disease that could bring them one step closer to finding a cure. we will be looking at the moneymaking side of sports with kate moody. she'll take a look at the top earning athletes. turkey is still in government limbo four days after the ak party lost its majority in the parliamentary elections. the president has wrote in his silence giving his first speech since then. he says all parties should leave egos aside and form a new government as soon as possible.
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the akp says it will consider every partner option to form a coalition but was not against holding early elections if discussions fail. pro-kurdish opposition party said today it would not form a coalition with the akp. for more let's bring in jasper mortimer. tell us more about what the president had to say today in his speech about the election. jasper: the election on sunday turkey with no party having the majority in parliament. negotiations to form a coalition are going slowly because all three opposition parties have strong reservations about jumping into bed with the party that won the most seats. today are the one said, i will do my part to maintain stability
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and continuity in accordance with the constitution. that is interesting. in accordance with the constitution, he seemed to be saying that he would be a neutral president in line with his old -- his oath of office. last week and for about five weeks beforehand, he has been shamelessly campaigning in the elections, obviously violating constitutional oath of neutrality. today he indicated he would step back from that. his pointing out maintaining stability and continuity. several times he said continuity is essential. that seemed to be suggesting that he believes the ark party must be in the coalition government. on that point you could say he is pushing for his party to be in the government. genie: this loss of the majority
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in parliament was a slap in the face for the party. how did president air doerdogan seem? jasper: everybody came here today because it was the first appearance of urdu on -- urdu erdogan in public. he begin weekly. he made small waves to the people. during the preliminary speeches he set slumped in his chair looking morose. when he begin speaking, his voice cracked a couple of times but he got into his stride as he spoke. beginning to raise his voice in
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the middle of his sentence, which is his style. we saw the old arrogance return. his saying some leaders pursue a course to satisfy their ego. he was clearly referring to either the hdp leader who proved to be the most popular single leader in the campaign or the chp leader whose party came -- pulled second. he attacks the west as if the west was responsible for his misfortunes. accused western media of conducting a smear campaign against them. he says, i do not care what western media says. he accused the west itself of supporting the pkk, the kurdish guerrilla group. he said the pkk and why pg
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attacked the turkmen and arabs in syria and iraq, how can we trust a west like that, he said. genie: jasper mortimer reporting for you from turkey. the u.s. is sending 450 additional troops to iraq. their main goal, helping take back the city of ramadi. the white house has been clear u.s. troops are there to advise the iraq he army and try to get help from local sunni tribes not to go into combat themselves. the iraq he army says it is now back in control of the city of byaigi. in france, a maricopa from the approach -- from the french prime minister.
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he cut out of the conference early to fly himself and his young sons to berlin to see the champion league final. he said he was therefore a meeting on next year's european championship held in france. the public outcry has forced him to say hey will pay back the cost of his son's flights on the government jet. reporter: in what french newspapers are calling a foul and major blunder, manuel valls explained -- expressed regret. translator: if a do over was possible, i would not do it again. to remove ambiguity or doubt, i have decided to pay for my children's trip. 2500 euros. reporter: the outcry has not died down since valls'trip, when
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he and his sons flew from -- flew to berlin to us the match. the football final was not on valls' official agenda. he and the head of ua so were discussing next year's euro championship which will be held in france. the flight itself is thought to of cost up to 15,000 euros, paid for by taxpayers. the poll showed 77% of french people were shocked by the move and politicians on the right have jumped on the scandal to denounce the prime minister. translator: what really bothers me, it took them five days. that showed the way french people criticized that trip. reporter: by paying for part of the flight, he hopes the controversy will die down but the match may prove more costly to his previously squeaky clean
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image. genie: the manhunt for the two killers who escaped from a high security prison in new york is in its fifth day. that is a record for the longest jailbreak in new york history. hundreds of police officers have expanded across state lines. the men have been described as extremely dangerous and the public has been warned the fugitives could kill again. at the state is offering a $100,000 reward for any information leading to their capture. reporter: police are going door-to-door sweeping homes and backyards as the manhunt for two dangerous fugitives at large for more than five days continues. their focus, on the neighborhood surrounding the correctional facility in dannemora. >> they are checking to see if everything is all right and how i feel. if i wanted them to look through the house. >> the searches are necessary
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for the safety of the public. to read & these individuals -- to apprehend these individuals. reporter: more than 450 officers are involved with chasing hundreds of leads. it is believed that convicted killers richard matt and david sweat, who used power tools to break out of a new york state prison may have headed to vermont. the hunt expands across state lines. >> we have information that suggests that they thought new york was going to be hot vermont would be cooler in terms of law enforcement and that a camp in vermont a better be -- might be a better place to be. reporter: questions have been raised over whether the fugitives had inside help. police are reportedly questioning a woman who worked with the convicts in the prison tailor shop. it is alleged the employee plant
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to pick up the inmates after their escape only to change her mind at the last minute. genie: the greek prime minister is continuing his campaign to convince greece creditors to pay out the bailout loans. alexis tsipras spent almost two hours with uggla mearkle and france while logged -- francois hollande. -- angela merkel and francois hollande. with the clock ticking, athens is trying to find agreement on how best to reform. there has been one glimmer of hope for the greek people in the face of austerity, the greek public broadcaster ert is now officially back on the year. two years ago that station was shut down as part of cost cuts put in place by the previous government. reporter: the rebirth of greek
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public television ert rose from the ashes all -- on thursday. citizens were calling for ert to be spared. some of the 2600 stash -- staff staged a sit in. parliament weighed in saying the station became synonymous with saving greek society. the plug was pulled anyway. the relaunch is a victory over austerity, even with a reduced budget. translator: we will start with small steps, financially measured steps. that is how it has to be. we will not have huge productions. reporter: there are no new recruitments. 5000 employees will be -- the new station will pay for itself. the party denying this is a
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snub to austerity or a vanity project. translator: there is a levy that does not burton -- bird in the state budget. -- birdurden the state budget. reporter: alex us abreast -- alexis tsipras announced ert back on the air. genie: the team of french and belgian scientists say they know the cause of parkinson's disease . that new development could mean scientists are closer than ever to finding a cure. reporter: the tremors of the parkinson's patient. up until now, little has been known about the disease but a new development set to change
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all that. scientists have identified fibers in the brain that cause parkinson's. these ribbonlike structures attached themselves to neurons depending on the clusters they form they can cause neurological disorders, including parkinson's. the franco belgian team of scientists carried out tests on rodents to find this protein causes parkinson's. researchers can get to work on treatments. in france, 1% of people over the age of 65 suffer from parkinson's. it has an impact on their quality of life with heavy medication only easing symptoms to a certain extent. this breakthrough could allow for early diagnosis in potential patients. genie: you're watching france twice for. the turkish -- france to four. 24.
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the turkish president says all parties should form a new government soon as possible. the u.s. is sending hundreds more troops to iraq to help fight the islamic state. the white house says they are there to train and advise iraqi troops, not fight themselves. a symbol of hope for greece in the face of austerity, the country's public broadcaster is back on the air two after it was axed in cutbacks. we'll start with greece in business news kate moody. the negotiations over greece's bailout are dragging on but we are starting to hear some optimism that a deal may be near. kate: not just on the airwaves of greece's television stations. late-night talks between german and french leaders failed to produce much progress. the eu rejected athens' latest list of proposed reforms.
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it is still not clear if they have agreed to alter them. alexis tsipras is meeting with jean-claude juncker today after agreeing to intensify efforts to break the deadlock. translator: greece still needs to make efforts to provide a list of the necessary reforms to strengthen their economy and fulfill their responsibilities toward creditors. the imf, the european central bank and the european commission along with member states are demanding reforms. they must take place for the good of greece and also in order to respect the commitments of the deal we will conclude. i'm convinced there is a shared willingness to do so. the glass are closing between greece and its creditors. we will intensify our work and
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arrive at the deal everyone desires. genie: what effect has that been having on the markets? kate: european investors seem to be following that sentiment. markets have taped -- have ticked upwards. the athens stock exchange has gotten a boost jumping over 6%. the national bank of greece and alphabetic surging 10%. -- and out the bank surging 10%. the next euro meeting, next week. genie: the u.k. is cracking down on more illegal activity. kate: the age of irresponsibility is over. the message from the head of the bank of england as he announced tougher punishments on illegal practices in the financial markets. reporter: among -- longer prison sentences and more accountability a promise from mark carney.
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in his speech to the city, the governor vowed to crack down on abusive financial practices. >> for the people in this room, this is not new. this is how you run your business. for others, for those who free ride on your reputation, the age of irresponsibility is over. reporter: public trust in banks has taken a hit after a series of international scandals in the financial world. a number of banks have been fined or are still under investigation in the libor scandal where banks attempted to rake the world possible benchmark borrowing rate. among kearny's proposals expending to 10 years in prison and applying criminal penalties. other proposals include extending to seven years the deadline which bankers would have to return bonuses in case of misconduct.
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criminalcritics say it could make the u.k. and unfavorable place to do business but the governor, a former banker himself says it is part of restoring public confidence and making bankers personally responsible for their actions. kate: nestle is going to an indian port to challenge a ban on it popular maggie instant noodles. authorities ordered the noodles off shelves after tests showed that contain high levels of lead. the food giant insists products are safe. south korea has cut interest rates to 1.5%. the central bank hopes the move will -- the french government is creating a new fund to promote tourism. the foreign minister announced 700 million euros would go to
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hotels improve visitors experiences. some 84 million visitors each year. genie: we all know that sports can be a lucrative business. you will tell us about how much the world's top athletes are making. kate: this is coming from forbes which says that in the past 12 months, the world's top 100 athletes have earned $3.2 billion, a 17% increase from the previous year. the top earner the american boxer floyd mayweather. $300 million over the past year in prize money, celery and endorsement deals. he is followed by his opponent in that fight, manny pacquiao. cristiano ronaldo and leonel messy desk lionel messi
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rounding of the top five. the highest-paid female athlete was maria sharapova with just under $30 million in the last year. genie: thank you for that look. it teaches us we had to be tennis players, football players, or boxers. kate: i am not great at hand eye coordination. genie: thank you for that look at the business news. time for our press review. time to take a look at what weekly news magazines have been saying. let's take a look at the magazine focusing on the conflict between sunni and shia muslims. florence: why is islam telling itself apart this week? it talks about the war between sunnis and shia as a war between mohammed past children. -- mohammed's children.
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it takes a look at the root of the conflict, what opposes the two branches of islam and how it is expressed in this bitter regional rivalry between iran and saudi arabia. this war has created a monster the islamic state group. it is a fascinating read. it is useful for understanding politics in the middle east today. genie: a look at french politics. thank you charlie hebdo. kate: they talk about jurassic warp. you can see some -- jurassic world. you can see faces of french politicians depicted as dinosaurs. here is nicholas sarkozy as well. a funny picture of french
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politics. genie: another french magazine focusing on the negative health effects of work. kate: it says that working can be a serious health hazard. what is interesting is the recognition of the physical and psychological wear and tear of certain job organizations is quite recent. it seems like these days there have been articles and reports about the risks of burnout in the workplace due to excessive stress and responsibility. a very interesting debate this week between a philosopher sociologists and ceos. perhaps one day, on the top of job offers it will be a warning like on the top of cigarette packs, work can be dangerous for your health. genie: one of the consequences of a stressful workplace can be just not showing up. kate: the rate of absenteeism is particularly huge within the civil service in france.
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it explores the effects of this absenteeism. it has a cost, whether it is hospitals or local administrations, repeated absences by workers upset services. it tires out other workers and cost a lot of public money. genie: focusing on the public school system. kate: we have been talking about -- florence: we have been talking about the education minister -- latin and patient greek are going to be -- and ancient greek are going to be asked from the curriculum. a conservative magazine and a very much attached to latin and greek. the government's argument is that latin and greek are elitist subjects really want to -- so they want to askx them.
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le point arguing the value of latin and greek. genie: courier international focusing on the battle of waterloo. florence: europeans will celebrate the by 10 tannery -- device and tenor he of the defeat of napoleon. reenactments of that famous battle. a look at how papers across europe are gearing up for that anniversary. it says 200 years later waterloo is still very popular. let's and the press review with a look at clashes there -- the very famous tv anchor in france. an intimate interview where she talks about her fantasies about getting married. this is a photo of prince george with his little sister charlotte
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. if you want to check those photos, they were taken by their mother, kate middleton. genie:
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