the syrian government denies it was responsible. sitting with the united nations disarmtament and reported. global leaders are calling. the president has been reaching security advisors to consider his options. >> president the obama has asked the defense department >> reporter: obama has said any use of chemical
that's what military planners are focusing on most right now. >> you told us about diplomacy and the meeting coming up, history will judge the united states and international community. >> no, you i think you are exactly right. there is a proven use of chemical weapons -- if the united states can't be trusted to live up to their word
egypt. >> reporter: it is never a dull day here. two of the larger protests happened in alexandria. hundreds of protestors took to the streets. all of this against a back drop of a more aggressive crack down. of o course the protests happened across the difference provinces. the story of the day are the
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are working to put up barriers to keep the east from floods. that say the worst is yet to come. peter sharp has our report. >> reporter: nuns and children are signing up with military and civilian personnel to help boost defenses of this city. >> we are here to help. >> reporter: there is a sense of urgency.
precious the time to put up the dams to protect a city this si size. three weeks after it broke its banks, 1,600 kilometers have been washed out. what is worrying the people here is this river is not due to peak for seven days. >> reporter: the deputy prime minister is monit monitoring the operations.
>> we get to dance. >> reporter: more than a million are expected here taking in the parades. >> they captain for experience, not just carnival, but the food as well. >> reporter: from humble or origins in the '60s, it is now you europe's biggesty festival. celebrating the end of slavery. the costumes are still a big part.
here. his ancestralla village is still a few hours away. all 11 family members most born in pakistan. welcome videos are shown to the adults and other lessons given on how to live. a stark reminder of how prey carious the security situation is they are taught to detect mines and improvised explosive devices.
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the philippines possess is a well developed musical pool to tap into. >> and you have to keep things moving. >> the film is excellent. >> did you enjoy the movement? >> it was my first time to watch a silent film. >> the timeless nature of drama. a new species of bird has been discovered in cambodia. >> reporter: he is very small and has a distinctive
orange cap. a mew species found through a collaboration of wild life scientists. >> how he found the bird and went and saw the same bird in early june. a that piqued my interest. >> reporter: it was not an anomaly of an existing species. we are a half-hour drive from the largaest city and part of the reason this is an interesting discovery. they are drawn out by playing the song on the smart phone.
>> it lives in dense scrub. most birds that live in scrub are common birds nobody would pay args tension to. we get hundreds of bird watchers every year coming through. nobody has seen this before. >> many more ask that the bird be classified as near threatened. >> that is your news hour. next all the latest news headlines right here.