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won't find anywhere else. talk to al jazeera only on al jazeera america. announcer: this is al jazeera. welcome to this newshour. we are here in doha. coming up in the next 60 minutes - more than 40 killed as violence erupts at a football match in cairo jordanian fighter jets targets i.s.i.l. rebels as they say they'll target iraqis to fight the main group the new prime minister in greece sets up his plan to ease
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austerity and rolling out the red carpet for the u.k. film industry. the latest results from the baftas. at least 40 people have been killed during a riot at a football match in cairo egypt. medical sources say it's the worst football related violence since fighting in port said leaving more than 70 dead. rob matheson has more. >> reporter: groups of football fans tried to get into the stadium in cairo. they had come to watch a premier league game between zamalek and emmpi. some did not have tickets. police tried to stop them with barricades. when that doesn't work they fire tear gas. some people have accused the police of using violence to try to pacify the crowd. the police denied this. it appears that in the confusion
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a stampede occurred and many died from suffocation. >> we need to look at how it was handled. i mean the way the police dealt with the violence and how egyptian blood is so cheap and how fans are killed easily over a football match. >> reporter: egypt is no stranger to football violence. in 2012, 74 died following a match between al-ahly and al-masry. al-masry fans storm the pitch and attacked rival supporters. 21 were sentenced to death for their part in the violence. >> the big question for me is what lessons can be learnt how can this tragedy be prevented in the future. it's not the first time. >> reporter: inside the stadium there was more fighting as fans spilled on to the pitch.
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a meeting was held to establish what happened. the government decided to postpone the premier league until further notice. >> what caused the violence is not clear. for hard core fans they have a reputation for violence. they clashed with police inside and outside sports stadiums, and have strong political affiliations and many took part in the 2011 uprising forcing out president hosni mubarak. many think the ultras are one of the most organised movements in egypt after the muslim brotherhood, which the government outlawed as a terrorist organization a former sports presenter for egyptian state tv joins us now on the phone from cairo, thank you for taking to us. please tell us what is going on. have police got things under
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control. >> to tell you the truth, i'm not close to the stadium, so i don't know is it having players, attacks or clashes, or if everything is under control. if everything under control now, what happened today is tragic and reminds us of what happened in port said years ago. apparently people now, sports spectators are calling february as black february because it's the same month three years ago. >> do you think the police handled this the right way? >> no of course not. apparently the police didn't
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learn lessons from jan 5th 2011. they handle the crowds the statement violent way, and things go out of hand and people day, and we hear the same claims saying that we didn't kill the people. this is the third, the third party, using the youth and the people to create quayo and the thoughts from police and the governments, all over the four years. of course they didn't handle it the right way. if they handled it the right way you wouldn't have like, over 30 dying now. >> egyptian state tv are reporting about the egyptian
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premier league will be suspended until further notice. your reaction to that news. >> it was expected. this is the same reaction the government took a few years ago after port said. they postponed premier league and all sports event until further notice and they were like - there were like people asking the government and police and rulers to put some tenders to come to the stadium and put limitations, and we could have cameras so we can see who is attacking the crowds or crowds attacking each other. whatever happens since what
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happened from these talks, nothing happened actually. and we are still having the same problems happening in football matches and sports event, and it won't be the last one to happen actually. >> thank you very much for speaking to us. a former sports presenter for egyptian state television. >> abdel fatah fayed is the cairo bureau chief from our sister channel al jazeera arabic. the death poll is going up. 40 have been killed is the violence unusual, or does it happen quite often. it is obviously too soon to say what exactly koust the latest bout of violence. >> yes we can not say this is open or normal. this is the second time we see
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sa dangerous one during the whole. we see the history. this is exactly two years. it was the most violent one. and this is the second one. now the numbers is 40. at least 40. some estimate that it could be 50 killed, because there are more than 100. it was dangerous conditions so the number of people killed could be increased. this is one of the biggest actually. and for the reasons we cannot as a journalist and following it
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we know and we know the conditions and there is no reason for all this for this dangerous situation. the main reason is there's a tension between the sports fans and the ministry of sport. there is a legal continue you know considering by the court in egypt trying to consider the fans' lease as terrorist organizations. it is strange, it's a sport, league not a political league. >> what do you think the egyptian government can do to limit the damage various analysts are saying that it's important that the government handle things very carefully. >> what makes the people angry, actually - the football game was playing while thepeople were
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trying to carry sons and people killed. there was outside, we can see difficult and dangerous clashes between the police and the people and there was - the football game was playing, us know. -- you know that make everybody more angry than before. >> everybody very worked up. how important is it that the government launches a transparent investigation, and makes sure that anyone responsible is held accountable? >> everyone is calling for investigations and the public prosecutor order investigation, and started. a team of the public prosecution moved it to the games in the middle of the capital, but according to the last event
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there's no reason for the investigation. >> thank you for speaking to us. abdel fatah fayed is our cairo bureau chief of our sister channel al jazeera arabic a reporter described what happened as fans tried to get into the stadium. >> translation: we told the security forces we wanted to go inside. they told us "no, we will not let you in", a few walked in slowly. someone told us "we'll let you in from the back door", people thought "okay, this is it we'll get in from the back door." then they started to use tear gas. because of large numbers some ran, some jumped over the fence. >> we'll have more later. let's look at other news. the u.s. says it's training 12 iraqi brigades to join the fight against islamic state of iraq and levant. general john alan the head of the u.s. coalition stressed that america is a partner in iraq,
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but not syria. we have the latest. >> reporter: these are said to be tarts belonging to islamic state of iraq and levant that jordanian jets continue to hit. the military says it carried out hundreds of strikes this syria and iraq after a captured jordanian pilot was murdered by i.s.i.l. also known by the akron in daesh. >> we targeted daesh, where they sleep and eat and successfully destroyed more than 19 targets. after that, the war against daesh will continue. we are determining to achieve the objectives of the war. and not only to degrade daesh capabilities, we'll destroy daesh. the u.s. coalition conducted 7500 missions since the air strikes began. jordan participated in almost 20% of the fights and the
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military estimates it killed more than 7,000 i.s.i.l. fighters. a jordanian campaign received support from regional and international allies. the united arab emirates is sending a squadron of jets. the u.k. is sending troops in an advisory role. some argue the campaign needs to be ratcheted up to be effective against a group controlling vast territory. >> the whole campaign is too slows, too little very constrained sort of thing. we need to open up and increase the aid, like 600, 800 per day. jordan need the logistic support, the spare parts, you need airplanes and ask for, you know rpvs remote - you know the vehicles but we didn't get it the predator. we didn't get it because of the bureaucracy of the state department the pentagon the congress. they can inflict a lot of
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damage. >> that support would be crucial to keep the momentum against capitol hill inmators like the down of baiji. it's a tough fight for the iraqi troops backed by militias. a suicide bombing killed several sources north of fallujah. i.s.i.l. is defiant, continuing to post more videos of killings online these men were killed in the i.s.i.l. controlled parts of aleppo in syria. i.s.i.l.'s brutalities propped up the international response. group. beyond the air strikes, they have not been able to defeat it the fight against i.s.i.l. was top of the agenda at a security summit in munich germany, where world leaders have been gathering to discuss key international security issues. zeina khodr reports. >> reporter: on the final day of
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the conference a shift in content. from ukraine, another issue addressed - iran's nuclear programme and the impasse in negotiations. the country's foreign prime minister stressed it is time to reach a deal but pushed at key demands. >> sanctions are a liability, you need to get rid of them if you want a solution and unless particularly some politicians, unless they come to the to the realisation that sanctions need to be lifted we will not. that is the single issue, i think we made good head way in resolving that. >> the secretary of state john kerry met twice on the side of the conference a march deadline to reach an agreement on the nuclear programme is fast approaching, but so far little progress has been made. speaking to a u.s. network john
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kerry was pessimistic that a break through was imminent. >> the only breakthrough i see is you have the outlines of the agreement. if we are not able to make fundamental decisions that have to be made over the course of the next weeks literally, i think it would be impossible to extend. i don't think we would want to extend at that point. either you make the decision to prove your programme is a peaceful one. if you are unable to do that it may tell a story that tho none of us want to hear. >> the talk will continue in effectiveness and will continue. the thoughts of the iraqi prime minister calling on nations to help fight the advance of i.s.i.l. known by the name daesh. >> we are facing a formidable generation which is not only threatening iraq but the region.
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it is threatening the region and the war at the moment. as far as i know we are the only country that has armies on the ground fighting daesh. and we should get all the support possible to do that. >> germany in contrast to the position on ukraine, said it will step up military aid to iraq. >> despite public criticism, i'm in favour of supporting the peshmerga in northern iraq by way of military equipment and weapons, we are debating the continuation of this form of support, and want to provide training and assistance to members of the iraqi army as well. >> the 3-day conference brings together the influential players. in the hallways and behind closed doors, it's been a flurry of the diplomatic activity with delegates trying to push for solutions to serious changes to the global security
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the united nations envoy to yemen says national talks to solve the crisis there will resume on monday. he says that all political parties will take part including houthi the leader of the houthi rebels. they dissolved parliament and have taken power in a coup. we have more from the southern port city of aden. >> we spoke to several political parties including a main sunni party, and they said they have not given final answers. they say that they are not pinning a lot of hopes on the organizations because they believe they have not considered the past forcibly taking over the country in the past. ban ki-moon spoke about the former president abd-rabbu mansour hadi and had this to say. >> the situation is very very seriously deteriorating.
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with the houthis taking power and making this government a vacuum of power. there must be restoration of legitimacy of president abd-rabbu mansour hadi. we have to address this through all the security council, and initiatives. >> sunday saw another day of protests in several cities across the country. the largest was in tiaz where thousands took to the streets. people in the south and east say they'll continue to protest. until the government proposed by the coup leaders is toppled. >> coming up on the newshour - reaction from nigeria's main opposition leader after the government delays presidential election. a scare for tony abbott as the australian prime minister
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barely survives a confidence vote in sport, ivory coast crowned the new african cup of nations champions, beating ghana in a penalty shoot out. details later with sana. the new greek prime minister alexis tsipras says the country does not want more bailout money. the current deal is due to end on february 28th. greece will renegotiate the debt and ask for a bridging agreement. during the period greece wants to issue $11 billion worth of bonds. they sold $16 billion worth of bonds. in 2010 greece enforced budget cuts in return for a $270
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billion bailout from the troika european commission and the european central bank. barnaby phillips has more from athens. >> this was a defiant speech from mr alexis tsipras, and will go down well with the domestic electorate in greece. the crucial question is how it is received by other european partners and institutions. he spoke about a humanitarian crisis, and the barbarity of austerity that could not continue. he said that greece will not ask for an extension tension of the bailout programme beyond february 28th which is when it expires, and appears to be broadly consistent with promises made during the election campaign that the minimum wage will be raised again. thousands of families that are poor will be provided with electricity, medicine health care and so on. a return of collective bargaining, and they will not
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accept after february the 28th two weeks away. it will not accept an extension of the bailout program, contrary to the advice he's receiving from other european governments. that's all very well but puts greece in a tricky position. this country is running out of money fast. what he's asking for is a bridging programme keeping greece going until june. permission for the greek government to run up more debt during that time. billions of euros worth, during which europe and greece will try to iron out differences. how will that play out with the european central bank and the german government. we'll have a better indication wednesday and thursday when the finance minister and heads of government meet in brussels. >> nigeria's main opposition called for calm after elections were postponed for three weeks. the electoral commission cited
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security concerns in the north-east where boko haram killed thousands. the leader of the opposition party says the reason for the delay is implausible. >> the national council of states, the chairman of ionac, independent nigerian electoral commission gave a detailed brief from 2011. and they clearly said or he said they are ready to hold the election. if the same military cannot secure local out of 774 in six years, how can we be sure they secure those for the local government in six weeks?
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>> president jonathan goodluck's campaign spokesman says the delay was a good move by the electoral commission. >> most nigeria's feel a sense of disappointment about what happened. we were ready to go looking forward to the 14th. reality on the ground is we must take seriously the concerns of military. i think io n.e.c. did the proper thing, putting the lives of nigerians before anything else. the premise we have we are frightened of elections and jonathan goodluck is scared is false. we are ready to go. we are a nation guided by god and takes seriously the concept of the life and property. we need to protect our people. if for example, we proceed with the election and people are slaughtered because the military could not do up their job and protect the officials, you would criticize us for this and as
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for the germ speaking about the army not able to do the job. when he was head of state he didn't buy a bullet for the military. we are ready for the election, we will win, and we'll put them to shame. >> people in nigeria's north-east say they can't rely on the government or the army. akmed idris reports from maiduguri, where a local group is defending the town. >> reporter: for three years, these members of the state-sponsored militia stopped boko haram taking maiduguri. but at a huge cost. more than a dozen were killed in a month. the civilian joint task force is poorly armed and they say the government's strategy needs to change. >> i believe they are attacking, not defensive. we are always afraid. if we are attacking them with what little we have i know with
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the little arms that we have if we attack them they have no power to attack us. >> reporter: for now, the city is faced. but boxed in by boko haram from all directions. >> they are taken over by the boko haram. most of the people move out of the local government, some of them are in camps. some of them are in neighbour's houses. we have 1.5 million people not in the cities. the city is full up. >> reporter: after five years of violence and suffering, residents say they have had enough. >> all of us are determined not to run. this is our last line of defense. people are running away. there's no way we can go. we'll arrest it.
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we kooent run to cameroon or chad. they are in trouble. boko haram is determinate to take maiduguri. with the presence of the military and a large airport. it could be crucial to the effort. >> the military said they need six weeks, with the help of multinational forces. this will pave the way for safe elections. residents say they have heard such promises before and all the while boko haram grow bolder and deadlier. for now they say they are taking their destiny in their open hands, and the city will be their last line of defense. australia prime minister tony abbott survived a leadership challenge within his party, and will stay in the post. for now. he's been losing popularity for
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making cuts in health and education in a bid to reduce the country's budget deficit. let's cross to andrew thomas live in sydney for us. hi there, andrew. tony abbott surviving the leadership spill vote. it was close, wasn't it? >> very close. very very close. 100 members of the parliamentary party, mps and senators in canberra. 100 voted and the result - 61 in favour of keeping tony abbott 39 against. 39% of parliamentary colleagues saying he's not fit for the job. this is a motion of confidence. 39% didn't have confidence. there wasn't an official challenger, that would have come at a later stage. prior to this tony abbott supporters expected 20 perhaps over 20%, 20 of his
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parliamentary colleagues to vote against him. the fact it was 40, 39 is a nasty wake up call for the prime minister, who has survived the vote. he went on information and said he wants to put this matter behind him, behind the government, behind the party, but it will be difficult to do that. when you have 40% of your own parliamentary colleagues saying you are not up to the job. it begs the question of whether it will go away or challenges will come hours, days or weeks down the line. it's reminiscent of the labour government. where there was a switching between kevin rudd the prime minister elected in 200 #, and julia gillard, the deputy who took obvious, and was undermined by kevin rudd. she won a vote against kevin rudd in february 2012 only to see him relaunch a bid against her and win. there was a lot of instability leading to the down fall of that government.
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tony abbott said his government is not labour and doesn't want to repeat the same mistakes. it loom looks as if they are realeding from that party sids scrument. >> what happened end for things to get so bad for tony abbott? >> and so bad so fast. it was 16 months ago that tony abbott was elected with a strong parliamentary majority. although they won the lower house, the house of representatives, he didn't win a majority in the upper house. he needs legislation to get through the senate to achieve his aim. he failed on a lot of scores. one of the key aims of the government is to reduce the government's deficit, and get the economy back into surplus. that involved vars cuts. they have not -- various cuts. they have not managed to get through the senate. they are unpopular, a charge for seeing the doctor. tony abbott said it was crucial. it failed to get through the senate.
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his leadership style has been criticized. very much looking at close colleagues in his own office not mps, getting effectively his way over mps, that is unpopular. and what are revved to in australia as gapps, things in diplomacy, where tony abbott said he'd shirt front vladimir putin, an aussie term for rough up almost throw to the ground. he was never going to do that. the fact that he said he was going to shirt front vladimir putin was laughed at. tony abbott introduced the ideas of knights and dames as honours that harks back to the british royal family that he would knight and dame australians of particular merit. and then the new year a couple - a month ago now he knighted prince philip the british husband of the queen. what a strange choice. many thought how weird that australia prime minister would
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choose to knight effectively a british royal. it was laughed at in many quarters, seen as a way that tony abbott showed how out of touch he was with ordinary australians, and what a distraction at a time he was trying to get legislation through. for many it was a nail in the coffin. and it was time to go. it was a mixture of not getting legislation through that he said he would and the gaffs along the way making people think he wouldn't survive. a short term can tony abbott survive till the election. >> thank you andrew thomas in sydney. bringings up to date with the political drama in australia. still ahead on the programme - we'll have more on the football riot in egypt where at least 14 have been killed. and in sport - can india's
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welcome back. a quick look at the top stories on al jazeera. a medical source says at least 40 people have been killed during a riot at a football match in cairo egypt. this happened outside the city's air defense stadium between fans of the zamalek football club and emppi, another club jordan continues to bomb i.s.i.l. targets as the u.s. says it will help train iraqi soldiers ahead of a planned ground assault. general john allen, the head of the u.s. coalition says the united states will train 12 iraqi brigades. the new greek prime minister alexis tsipras does not want a bailout extension. he says greece will renet -- renegotiate a debt bridge to tide the country over more on the breaking news story. more than 40 people said to have
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died from violence at a football match. we talk to a sports journalist at super sport tv joining us from cairo. first, what do you make of all this? >> it is a big thing in egypt. at the moment... ..before the football match in the league. >> this was, i understand the first time that the ultras the zamalek fans were allowed to go to a game in three years. >> yes. you are right. because egyptians have allowed all egyptian fans back to attend
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the football match in the last week. today was a first for the games to attend the game. >> now, after the violence authorities decided to superintendent the egyptian premier league again. >> yes, again egyptians have. they will be back again. >> thank you for speaking to us a sports journalist at super sport tv in cairo egypt has announced a retrial date of february 12th for al jazeera. mohamed fadel fahmy and baher mohamed have spent 407 days in an egyptian prison. mohamed fadel fahmy's family released a statement over a deal made with prosecutors.
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they say he gave up his egyptian citizenship in order to be deported to his home in canada. but his family says prosecutors have not yet met their side of the agreement. they are accused, along with our colleague peter greste of supporting the outlawed muslim brotherhood. charges they and al jazeera deny. the canadian minister has shown disappointment over egypt's decision to keep mohamed fadel fahmy behinds bars saying: saudi arabia's king salman
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says relations with egypt is deeper tan an attempt to disturb tie, and spoke with abdul fatah al-sisi on sunday according to the saudi arabia state news agency. the call coming a day after a recording was leaked in which abdul fatah al-sisi was alleged to have made disparaging comments about his gulf backers, whilst in the post of defence minister taking place after the coup that removed former president mohamed mursi from power egypt's prime minister came out against the leak saying that they are an act of incitement by the muslim brotherhood. ibrahim malec told a private turkey channel that the groups are live and are wasting money to openly call for terror. in other news the leaders of france germany, russia and ukraine will meet to discuss ways to end the conflict in eastern ukraine. they decided that after a phone conference on sunday. european security observers and
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pro-russian separatists will attend the new round of talks in belarus on wednesday. rory challands has more from moscow. >> reporter: hopes for the meeting in minsk on wednesday seem to be rising. the russian foreign ministry said that it expect serious and significant decisions to be made there. the russians are not signing up yet. we can listen to comments that vladimir putin made in sochi. >> conversations with colleagues from kiev berlin and paris in the normandy form at ended. we agreed to try to organise a meeting in the same form at between heads of states and government in minsk. we hope to meet on wednesday. if by then we agree positions which we have been discussing
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intensively. note what he said they aim to meet wednesday if agreements are discussed. there are a lot of details that need to be thrashed out. much happening in berlin on monday, when deputy foreign ministers meet and on tuesday there'll be a meeting of the contact group, including the o.s.c. ex and representatives of the donetsk people add republic and luhansk people's republic. on wednesday the main topic of conversation will be a ceasefire. how that can be brought in. the terms of the minsk memorandum which was agreed back in september of last year. also the degree of autonomy that will be granted to the separatist areas of luhansk, and donetsk. what western leaders will look for from russia is for the kremlin, for vladimir putin, to bring influence to bear on the separatist themselves. you can have as many high level
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agreements as you want. if the separatist on the ground don't stop fighting it means nothing, and russia and the separatists hope that the ukranian army will pull back and that is the responsibility for petro porashenko the fighting continues in eastern ukraine, and civilians in donetsk are struggling to survive daily bombings. there are viewers places for them to seek shelter and rations they are getting are not enough. charles stratford spoke to some families desperate for the conflict to end. >> reporter: nearly 70 are living here. more come every day. in this stuffy poorly lit basement under a block of flats the families try their best to continue their lives. they fled their homes because the shelling has become so intense. this person's home was damaged when a shell destroyed her neighbour's place. >> translation: we all happy the talks will succeed and hope for
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peace. last night shelling shattered the window on the fourth floor, destroying part of the building. at midnight families were in one corner of shelter, children ducked down women crying. >> reporter: the families say the volunteer group that used to bring food no longer comes. in donetsk city an aid convoy arrived. this is the latest humanitarian aid convoy sent by russia to a region suffering a humanitarian crisis. it's hoped food and building product will help thousands in donetsk city and behind. >> this is the 13th deliver from russia since fighting began. there are doubt over whether previous convoys are bringing aid. russia denies bringing separatists weapons. >> translation: i have no idea where you can hide weapons, you can touch the box yourself. there's only food inside.
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>> the poor have no choice but to supplement the supplies. it was the dull crunch of shelling heard a few kilometres away the men say they fish out of necessity than pleasure. victor has three children and has not been paid his pension since july. >> translation: we didn't attack them they started the war. houses are being destroyed. children killed. there's no gas in my home no pensions. few supply i fish to boil a soup. i prefer to be outside - theest i can see the shells coming that way. >> res genital areas suffer indiscriminate shelling on both sides of the conflict. around 600,000 ukrainians fled to other countries in the last year and the situation continues to deteriorate. night time is the worst.
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families with access to a base will be underground again. terrified and powerless to stop the bombs people in the town in the northern part of south africa say that they willwith their protests -- they will continue with their protests after the government denied an application to become a separate municipality. they want control over their own region because they are not getting the services they feel they deserve the the issues go deeper than just boundary lines. >> reporter: the streets are barricaded by coils of razor wire and dozens of riot police were at the ready. they were moved in after protests resulting in schools set on fire. malamulele's shops have been shut and school suspended for the past month. it's part of a strike by people
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to have their grievances heard. >> is this government - they don't listen to us. maybe we are animals. we want them to find the truth. let them tell us what they are doing this to us. >> reporter: they say they are not getting their fair share of public services such as paved roads, sanitation and clean water. this woman has a tap in her front yard. it's unreliable. >> there's no water. if it comes, it comes twice a week. sometimes for 30 minutes or an hour. >> down the road violet has the same problem. she has returned from a failed trip to the water supply she shares with her neighbours. >> we have a lot of problems. we want our own municipality so we can explain to our own people. >> a big casualties is children's education. people have poor access to schools, but in the past month,
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through protests three schools have been burnt and students have been unable to go to class. they complained about a lack of services in 1989. they have been discriminated against because they are from an songa tribe and the people running public services are venda. a report proves many grievances are genuine but turned down a request for municipality saying redrawing community lines will not solve problems. it goes deeper than that. >> that raises a question of social cohesion in the country that we cannot run away from. we have not paid much attention as a country to the ethnic and tribal issues. >> the government says separating communities perpetuates policies of segregation. it wants better integration. people say they have been trying for 15 years to have grievances
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addressed. we have all the sport still ahead. one of greek football's hottest rivalries flares up again, farah will be here with all the details. >> but are the most important discoveries yet to come? >> implications for energy and also for climate change. >> "techknow's" team of experts show you how the miracles of science. >> this is my selfie, what can you tell me about my future? >> can affect and surprise us. >> don't try this at home. >> "techknow", where technology meets humanity. tomorrow, 5:30 eastern. only on al jazeera america.
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hello again, doctors in mexico are going to new lengths to make sure pregnant teenagers get the attention they need. more are having babies and many are foregoing prenatal care.
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we have this report from mexico city. >> looking for pregnant girls - an army of 3,000 doctors go door to door in the poorest parts of mexico city. >> the programme is called a doctor in your house. >> i got pregnant for the first time at 16. my oldest son is three, and the other is 2 years old. i had to drop out of school. >> some girls do not know they are pregnant or hide it from their family until complications arrive. >> i was diagnosed with human papilloma virus, and i have to treat it or it can give me cervical cancer. >> the programme is meant to save lives. >> it's a huge problem in mexico. we have 25-30 dies for not having gone to a prenatal visit. in mexico 40 out of 100,000 births end in a mother's death,
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and one out of five born has a teenage mother. poor neighbourhoods like this - girls as young as nine or 10 face a greater risk of being pregnant. many don't see the doctor. >> jennifer is 15 and about to drop out of school. >> i have not seen a doctor. i don't have insurance or the money to pay for it. my parents and i were worried, because we didn't know if the baby and i were okay. >> this is her first check up. she's still at risk. >> because you are 15, your pregnancy is high risk. your reproductive organs are not developed to give birth. >> president peno nieto announced a strategy against teen pregnancy. his goal - to cut in half the number of teen pregnancies and
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eliminate them for anyone under 14. ambitious for sure but according to the united nations, mexico posts too many deaths relating to birth. meanwhile, expecting girls like jennifer worry for their future. >> when i think the baby or i can die, i get scared time for all the latest from the world of sport. here is sanaa. >> thank you. ivory coast are the new african cup of nations champions, beating ghana in a penalty shoot-out. the goalkeeper was the hero. after 120 minutes the penalty shoot-out went to southern death. after saving ghana's 11th kick barry scored the winner. it's the second time they won the continental champion shpt. >> i spoke to c a.f.s. officials
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saying the tournament is a success, in light the fact that equatorial guinea pulled together the competition. they took it to two towns on the outer edges, who a few weeks ago didn't have stadiums. they flew in turf. there were quarterfinal games taking place. in that respect kaf hs says they are happy with how the tournament has been organised in a matter of weeks, and how it's been put together for equatorial guinea to showcase the country and the event, the third biggest football event in world football. >> that report from bata one of the fiercest rivalries in greek football playered up. aok were facing olympiakos in athens. an hour into the game objects, including bottles, were thrown at ol limpy arkos player from
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the crowd. the match continued, and finished goalless. olympiakos eight clear at the top of the greek championship barcelona one behind real madrid following a 5-0 win. second blazed barca were able to capitalize on real's 4-0 defeat to atletico, and valentia's 2-1 win over espanyol leap frogged them a late goal to earn a draw at west ham in the english premier league - west ham appearing to be on their way to that 1-0 victory thanks to a strike in the second half. there was an equalizer for the visitors in the 92nd minute. united are in fourth west ham seventh.
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>> we could have won this came loose. so i cannot say that i am very happy with the point because i very disappointing about the poor first shafl. def -- half and we can do better when you see the second half less than a week ago with the start of the cricket world cup. australia beat india by 106 runs ishant sharma did not pass a fitness test. in adelaide david warner got 104 and glen maxel 122 the momentside posting 371. in reply india managed 265. pat cummings taking three wickets for the aussies. tennis - russia booked a
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place into the semifinals of the fed cup, beating pollen 4-0. they had golden girl maria sharapova making short work of agnieszka radwanska. the world number two won in straight sets 6-1, 7-5 in the third rubber. that's it for me. >> thank you now, something for film buffs. wes anderson's "the grand budapest hotel" was the big winner it won five awards including costume, production make-up and original music. director anderson claimed his first bafta for original screen play, it kicked off with the stars taking to the red car belt. "boyhood" received best film director and patricia arquette as best supporting actress. right. we'll have more news for you in just a few minutes. thank you for staying with us. bye now.
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