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talk to al jazeera only on al jazeera america. >> welcome to the news hour. from al jazeera's news center in doha here are our top stories. stepping up the fight against boko haram nigeria says it will destroy all of the group. >> we'll take you to one nigerian town where chadians have moved in to protect residents from boko haram. talks resolve the crisis in yemen get under way. chaos outside of a football stadium in egypt. 14 people were killed in a stampede.
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>> welcome to the program. we begin with breaking news out of nigeria. allied forces will try to dismantle all 6 boko of boko haram's camps in six weeks. this is a dramatic claim by the nigerian security to breaking up boko haram camps in six weeks. >> well, officials keep saying things like "try." they're saying we're try to deal with boko haram within the six weeks. they're trying to do this by getting help from other countries like chad and cameroon. the main idea, they say is within six weeks when the presidential election is supposed to be held, and they're saying within these six weeks they'll have dealt with boko
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haram in the camps they know they exist and hopefully these people who have runaway from these areas and been attacked by boko haram will come back and vote when the presidential election will take place. they know it will be a very difficult task, but they said this is the latest fight, people should sit back and watch patiently to see if the government can achieve it. >> five years of fighting boko haram, you haven't beaten the group. you're going to do it with or without the help of chad, niger and these other countries. >> exactly. nigerians have heard these statements before. in the past they said in a year, in a couple of months, within a certain date. the nigerian government came out and told nigerians they would rescue kidnapped girls very soon. people were very hopeful.
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they were waiting for the good news to come, and they waited and were disappointed. many are skeptical. but now some are saying maybe the playing field is different now, now that chadians and cameroonians are now involved. there are different opinions on the ground. ultimately those who want the election to take place peacefully in the northeast especially those affected by the boko haram violence in that area they're hoping those who could come home and vote, that they would be able to do it at that time. >> how much confidence is there among ordinary nigerians that the army can defeat boko haram? >> on their own people are saying they possibly can't do it by themselves. all they can do is sit back and
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watch and see what will happen. >> michael: in the nigeria capitol, thank you. now the leader of the armed group has vowed his fighters will defeat regional armed forces sent to crush them. they have gained ground in last several days. they've set fires to homes and killing dozens of people. it happened on a town right on the border. the fighters came from a nigerian town close by. chadian soldiers said that they killed 200 boko haram fighters. chad and cameroon only just gun to take on the boko haram fighters. >> this is the town of gamboru
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the town that borders on cameroon. it is now under the control of chadian groups. they patrol around the town in case boko haram fighters want to come back. >> they're outside of the town. we've combed the whole area. no one is here now maybe in abandoned houses. >> for nine months boko haram controlled gamboru. big parts remain deserted. most of the people were forced to leave for neighboring chad or cameroon. for the chadian troops everyone left in gamboru is a suspect. they're finally released only after convincing the forces they're associated with the
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group. they lost 17 of their soldiers fighting with boko haram although some say they didn't mind boko haram in their town. >> the only thing that the boko haram have told us to do is to teach our children the qur'an. we told them that we have a qur'an. they left us alone. >> it has cost the delay of nigerian election by six weeks. it is part of an regional effort against a radical group. al jazeera. niger gentleman. >> the armed group al-shabab has shot killed a member of
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parliament. parliament rejected a list of candidates listed earlier by the country's new prime minister. to yemen now where political rivals are meeting for the first time since houthi rebels took part in a coupe. threecoup. the country has plunged into turmoil. south of yemen has rejected the houthi take over. meanwhile, in the capitol sanaa the prime minister and five other ministers are still under house arrest after 20 days.
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to show their anger of the takeover many are taking part in civil disobedience. streets and government offices have been shut down. this is in an up to in southern yemen. they reject the suggestion of a houthi-led coup. despite the talks in sanaa they seem to be going ahead. how much hope is there that these talks can break the political deadlock. >> well, not much, really, that's not the sense we're getting when speaking with those participating, even those who have decided not to come out and continue to partake in the party that don't seem optimistic about the end results. the houthies have taken control of all the different power
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centers in the government and in the capitol and wants to start negotiation point from there. whereas all the other parties are saying the negotiations must take part based on the premise prior to the coup and any action taken should not be a status quo and a reality that people need to accept. one of the conditions that have been on the u.n. negotiator is that he specifically comes out and says that he does not recognize the coup, and these negotiations are taking place based on the pre-deals that were agreed upon prior to that coup. until now he has not really done that in the public of manner or in the most blunt of manner that the parties want. that's why they're not optimistic about it. >> that's talks are taking place in the capitol of sanaa. many regions have rejected the
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houthies. civil di disobedience and protests are on the rise. >> indeed, the idea of civil disobedience and strikes and sense of closing shops and refusing to work as we saw there, we saw the same situation in aden, where we were a couple of days ago where the city went on lockdown. the birthplace of the arab spring they are physically taking to the streets in demonstrations and marchs. bear in mind they're gearing up for the fourth an shears of that up rising the day after tomorrow, so there will be a large crowd that's what people are expecting. in other places people are beefing up security particularly in the southern and eastern parts where they're scared that the houthies might try to forcebly accepted their fight tours essentially gain control of that oil production.
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so they're beefing up security with local gunmen there to help collaborate with the security forces. a lot of tension in a lot of places. >> thank you. >> now two bombings in the iraqi capitol have killed 20 people and injured 48 others. one suicide-bomber in a busy scare and another bomb went off in a main street. they happened in mainly shia neighborhoods. the iraqi army said it will launch a major ground offense to take territory from the islamic state in iraq and the levant. american forces are training iraqi troops in four different
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sites. and german, italian dutch belgium trainers are stationed in erbil. the fight against isil has been taking place off the battlefield. but first we have details on the ground offensive. >> iraqi officials are eagle for start the offense in mosul but the coalition primarily the u.s. united states, have not been so keen. they said that before ground troops go in to take mosul they need more training, it is a
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long-term effort. but general allen's comments indicate they're on board in supporting the iraqis in the beginning of a major ground offensive. he doesn't mention mosul but there are a lot of areas in the north and west held by the group. the u.s. is training forces as well as special forces and other security forces in forming bases around iraq. they're not out there on the ground and they don't have the authority to do that, but there are coalition partners who are believed to have forces with the iraqis. they need more support more airstrikes, more hardware, but these comments by general allen are an indication that they seem to be getting on board on the same page, that there are iraqis iraqis backed by the coalition that could begin in the next few weeks. >> this is the front line in the fight against isil. the state run tv in iraq is
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aimed at undermining the appeal of the islamic state in iraq and the levant. it's most effective weapon, a satirical series called state of superstition. in this imagine near state the devil arrives to destroy iraq with the help of some friends. the video is a parody of an isil song gone viral. instead of paradise, this promises would-be suicide-bombers will be washing dishes. each of the 27 episodes explores a different episode of life under isil. this news anchor, struggling to cover her face, interviews a hospital official. iraqi officials say that it's
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the aimed to counter the statement that it upholds islam. >> we're trying to scrape away the different layers of isil. the idea of parody is to say that they do not belong among the most sacred but a group of people who hold destructive ideology aimed to destroying nations and their understanding of islam is comical. >> there is a kurdish effort. this production is aimed at demystery flying isil, inspiring laughter rather than fear. >> the danger of isil is not so much on the battlefield. it's in that battle in the minds of young people. a lot of that struggle is played out in the field of popular culture in all sorts of forms. this artists new project is to use the sole of shoes to depict isil fighters. >> there is no point in feigning
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bravery by saying i'm afraid. i am, indeed, afraid, but i won't be silenced. >> he came up with the idea after isil seized mosul a city famous for its art and culture. the shoes are as damaged and dozen formed as isil's ideology. >> jordan's government also also has said that it's working with the fight in iraq. as well >> now syria's prime minister said that jordan has ignored the threat on the al nusra front al nusra functions as an al-qaeda group. >> i clearly say that we're keen
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in defending the syrian sovereignty. we are not in need of foreign ground troops to fight the islamic state. the syrian arab army is carrying out this mission with full courage. >> at least 15 people have been killed and more than 50 injured in government airstrikes outside of syria's capitol. the syrian observatory for human rights say that the attacks toppleed buildings in dhouma. more to come here on the news hour. hanging ton power australia's prime minister survives a leadership challenge. >> i'm robin adams in equatorial guinea. we look at the history of the africa cup of nations.
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>> egypt has launched an investigation into a stampede at a football stadium that left 14 people dead. mostthe police and fans blame each other for causing the stampede. >> football fans try to get into the stadium in cairo. they've come to watch a premiere league match some of them without tickets. the police try to control the crowds with barricades when that didn't work they fired tear gas. suddenly they closed the gate and told us to get out through another gate. the police were in front and behind the gate. they tired tear gas. this caused panic and people fell on each other. there were old people in the crowd, and they were crushed by other fans. those who managed to leave were confronted by police. >> in the confusion people fell down and were trampled.
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the association of the club called what happened a massacre by the police. but officials say that police officers were overwhelmed. an increasing number of people without tickets gathered outside of the stadium. they were numbs exceeded in ten thousand. they pushed to storm the gates of the stomach and climbed walls at in an attempt to enter resulting in the jury of dozens. football supporter were participate the protest. they accused the muslim brotherhood of being involved. involved. >> this is an incident that has happened on purpose. they meant to insult the police and take the country back to square one. the root of the problem is that they were the branches of the brotherhood. >> as accusations fly family and friends of those who were
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killed are now in mourning. people are dying every day. it's like we came here for a wedding, instead we're here for a funeral. >> in 2012 74 people died in a match in said. 21 people were sentenced to death for their part of the violence. the egyptian football federation had lifted it's ban on those attending the game but. now the government has postponed matches indefinitely. >> let's go to our guests, this is not the first time we've seen something like this in egypt. why do these tragedies keep happening in egypt? what is the underlying issue here? >> indeed, you're right
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actually it has become a pattern, all of these happenings. i believe that the problem is that so many people diagnose the problem wrongly in egypt. the problem is not with the police in the first place. it is not with judiciary, which is marked independent the way it should be. it is a political issue. we have a political issue. in simple words total absence in politics. politics have been killed in egypt for quite awhile. this is the real issue. the other issue is the police, the judiciary i think they're mere by-products of the main issue. >> well, let's just touch on some of those issues that you
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mentioned. there has to be a problem of accountability here in terms of who investigates these incidents. we know that seven policemen charged in the previous disaster created outrage in egypt. who investigates these things. >> supposedly there is the police in the first place and then the judiciary. as i said, there is a serious problem here, which are actually--which is a by-product of the total absence of politics in egypt. politics is about listening talking, making compromises which does not exist in egypt. at all. and that's why we ended up with having judiciary which follows the executive and tries to cover up for the executive. we end up with police, which are being instructed to strike and promised not to be accountable
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for whatever crimes they do. that's why we ended up with the police which doesn't respect and observe the human rights, including the life of the right of life for humans. we ended up with all these diseases. >> that's an important point you make. you talk about police behavior. some of the fans in this latest incident blame the police, forcing them into this steal mesh cage. we understand that many died in the stampede are trying to get through that cage. the police accused of being heavy handed by firing tear gas as well. there is a problem the way the police are dealing with this on the ground. >> you see the problem starts with the moment that they join the police force. they are being educated in the academy--the people are there the civilians there, they are the enemies whereas they should
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be educated otherwise. those people are there to protect people, this is not happening. the fact that the emergency law has been used in egypt for the last 45 years make the police force ignorant about the law and observing the law. we suspect we take people in. >> no accountability. we're running out of time. just a final thought from you. this violence was orchestrated to undermine the upcoming parliamentary elections. does this violence have a political dimension to it? >> i believe--i believe it has a political die dimension the way
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i put it at the beginning of the interview. it's absence of politics that these things happen. but trying to twist the whole thing to try to give it some political interpretation about the aims and the ends of the people who were killed, actually. that president does he insinuate that people would deliberately kill themselves or render themselves victims for political ends? this is ridiculous. i believe as the african zulu tribes they say if you're forced to cross the river don't think about crocodiles. the authority in egypt are forcing people to cross the river. when it happens they're not going to think about the crocodiles. >> thank you very much, indeed, for your time. egypt has announced a retrial on
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thursday for mohamed fahmy baher mohammed. who have spent 408 days in jail. they're charged with helping the muslim brotherhood. which they deny. egypt's court has expanded the retrial in the first place and listed a number of problems in the initial judgment including the case failed to prove that they had any links to the muslim brotherhood. it failed to prove an act of terror and failed to state what illegal equipment mohammed was carrying.
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russia has been accused of backing separatist fighters in ukraine. the sanctions target 19 people. they face visa bans and have their assets frozen. now the situation in ukraine is also expected to top the agenda during a meeting with the german chancellor angela merkel and u.s. president barack obama. merkel is against arming ukraine. how significant is this meeting between merkel and obama. both sides have their different views or ideas in terms of arming ukraine forces, but this needs to be resolved. >> barack obama is under pressure by a number of people, including john mccain who said we should be sending weapons to help them against what they call a russian advance. and certainly ashton carter,
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barack obama's choice to be the next defense secretary is also supportive of that view. but barack obama needs a bit of convincing. angela merkel will go into the meeting. she has just arrived in the last 10-15 minutes. she'll tell him what happened in a face-to-face meeting. she was there with fran├žois hollande. of course, she speaks russian she'll be able to relate more than what was translated for her. barack obama will be wary, because he knows that the russians have signed a deal in september, and essentially ripped that up. he'll want to hear from angela merkel exactly what she proposes and why this will be different this time around. >> allen, thank you.
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lots more to come here on al jazeera. >> canada's yukon territory where one of the longest toughest and coldest foot races in the world is taking place. they call it the uconn yukon arctic ultra. and i'll be reporting on it.
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breaking it down, getting you the facts. it's the only place you'll find the inside story. >> now at its new time. weeknights, 11:30 eastern. on al jazeera america. >> a look at the top stories. security force also try to dismantle boko haram camps in the next six weeks. the election will be held on march 28th. it has been delayed because of security concerns. an investigation into a stampede at a football stadium east of cairo. police used tear gas to break up the crowd. 40 people have. killed. delaying new sanctions against russia.
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the german chancellor angela merkel is in washington to brief president obama. this is breaking news. 25 migrants have died of hyperthermia on italian coast guard boats after being picked up at sea. we'll have more on that story as we get it here. australia prime minister tony abbott has kept his job ahead of the ruling party but only just. we look at why his popularity is slumping. >> tony works and restoring cars. he voted for the prime minister, but he has become disillusioned. >> quite disappointed, yes because of the policies that pushed and come up.
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>> pallas is not the only one. many in tony abbott's party have lost faith in him. he faced a chastening experience a vote of no-confidence. he survived, but it's less than a convincing win. many supported him but 39 voted against him. >> obviously i accept that the last few weeks have been difficult weeks for the government. but they've always been difficult weeks for the australian people because the people expect and deserve a government getting on with the job. i am confident that we're back at work for the people of australia. about but abbott may yet face another challenge. it's all reminiscent to see rutt
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brought back. some say he does not consult facing falling prices for commodityies, abbott has struggled to get important close-cutting legislation from parliament. he has had to backtrack frees to see doctors and he is seen as gaffe-prone prime minister. he gave a knighthood not to an utahns but australian, but to british. >> an opinion pole suggests that
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most australians would vote out the current government if they could, and an overwhelming majority don't want tony abbott for prime minister. unless he can turn opinions around fast many in australia believe he has not ended speculation merely delayed the inevitable. >> the indonesia president widodo has attended a wreath-laying ceremony. he's on his first official visit to the philippines. it comes as they try to stop the execution of an alleged drug smuggleer in indonesia. we have reports from kuala lumpur. >> he has been walking in and out of court for over a decade trying to clear his name.
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his previous acquittal was overturned last march. he has been on bail spending this final appeal. allegations of sodomy were raised after falling out with the ruling party and ruled out of department. it was 1997, and he was the deputy prime minister. charged and convicted he spent several years in jail until the verdict was partially overturned in 2004 when he was released of appeal. he is a case charismatic and decisive figure. many believe there will be concern. >> now that this case is hanging over his head he would not be able to focus 100% in leading this country to a change. he is still seen as a the most significant political leader to bring this country to a better place. >> he has been a traditionally
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leader for young people. often speaking about the change he can offer thousands are willing to listen to him at gathers like this at the capitol capitol. >> if i'm not going to be here to defend them, who else is going to be here. >> no one is writing his political obituary quite yet. if he does go to jail will the opposition fragment. if he's finally acquitted will this clean bill of political health embodien the opposition who have made significant gains in national elections in recent years. >> it's this court who will have the final say on his future. whatever the decision it's inevitable but a new chapter is about to be written in the story. the verdict may in itself change the future direction of
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malaysian politics and the reaction of its people to this event. al jazeera, kuala lumpur. >> now a verdict is expected in the costa concordia trial in italy. 's accused of multiple manslaughter. now dealing with the impact of population growth is a challenge. but what about population decline in the last part of our series on population. the town of portland, maine is trying to bring in young people to boost its struggling economy. you >> reporter: for 80 years this paper mill has given maine an
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idea. but it shut down throwing many people out of work. >> i had a job. now there is no mill. >> they make paper. that's what it was about. now we have to find something else to be about. >> in this state this compounds its demographic dilemma. more deaths than births, and the the truth is not that we drove young people away. it's that we didn't make enough of them. >> but if the city of bangor the city is attack. >> we have homes that are affordable. you can buy a house here for $120,000. that's a great deal. this makes bangor a great place
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that makes young professionals a place to look at for the first time. >> but there are primary factors from growing the population. hispanic's birth rates are higher than other groups. but in portland hundreds of refugees political asylummees and other immigrants have settled. azerbaijan native, whose help is to help them adjust, arrived here 25 years ago. >> despite our call cold our winter people love maine. people love love it because it's small, and people are welcoming of immigrants here. it's a very safe place. >> it's a good place to raise the children. >> safety is one of the reasons that iraqi refugee says he's happy to call it home.
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>> i can leave my family alone. no crimes. i hear of crimes around the united states. but in mane, we don't have. >> if main can capitalize on its assets it hands a good chance of a future. >> now the conflict in south sudan has taken a heavy toll on the country. the united nations say 2.5 million people are on the brink of famine and food stocks in some areas could run out next month. the u.n. says more than 6 million people over half of south sudan's population, are in need of aid. it's also looking after 100,000 civilians trapped inside u.n. camps. still ahead here on the news
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hour in sport ivory coast celebrates its first africa cup of nations in two decades. that's still to come after the break. stay with us here on al jazeera. >> al jazeera america presents borderland's dramatic conclusion >> no one's prepared for this journey.
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>> our teams experience the heart breaking desperation >> we're all following stories of people that have died in the desert. >> and the importance... >> experiencing it, has changed me completely... >> of the lives that were lost in the desert >> this is the most dangerous part of your trip... >> an emotional finale you can't miss... >> we got be here to tell the story. >> the final journey borderland only on al jazeera america >> welcome back to sport now. >> darren, thank you so much. ivory coast captain has described his side's victory as one of the finest moments of his career. the hero in the final against ghana, goalless after 120 minutes the match was decided by a penalty shootout, and after
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saving ghana's 11th kick ivory coast would have the 9-8 victory. it's the second time that they've won the continental championship. >> when you win with your club it's unbelievable. i've been waiting for, i don't know how many years now to lift this trophy. as captain, it's something that is special. >> ivory coast victory includes a sometimes controversial africa cup of nations. but officials insist that the continent's biggest tournament remains integral to africaen football. >> it's celebration time for ivory coast fans. finally after 23 years the continental crown is theirs. ivory coast success kept the
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tournament that was short of excitement drama and controversy the 2015 cup of nations pulled together in record time replacement hosts equatorial guinea that will also be remembered by these ugly scenes that led to injuries of 36 football fans and fines of $100,000. still, they believe the tournament was a huge success and the most to powerful man in football is happy. >> africa is doing well. africa is doing well. if you have a look at the results of the african teams in the world cup, they were good. they're missing just a little bit. >> the cup of nations is rich in history, and fans have no doubt as to its importance. it took place in 1957 in sudan. back then only two other nations
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were involved. ethiopia and egypt. since then it's evolved into a football of huge global following. only the world cup get more viewers. >> the african cup of nations is the prize of the confederation of african football. if you take it out of the collar year they're going tocalendar year they're going to face losses. >> many choose country over club and reaffirm the commitment to their national team and the continent. >> sometimes in europe people attempt to forget how important it is for us african cup of nations. it shows everybody that for us it's as important as our championships. >> as the curtain comes down on this edition of the african cup of nations the 2020 tournament is not far off.
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they're still searching for hosts for the event. for the next two years it will be champions ivory coast who are the toast of african football. al jazeera bata. >> a 34-year-old has become the oldest first-time champion on tennis' atp tour. victor win top seat. now it's one of the world's toughest endurance races in the yukon arctic ultra. temperatures will fall below 40 degrees celsius as they race across a number of disciplines. we have more from the opening day of the race in the yukon territory. >> call it organized chaos. the official start of one of the
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toughest athletic events of all. flat-tired cyclists along jogging marathoners. leaving the comforts of the city. there is no one reason they race. >> i look forward to be being on the trail on my own. i look forward to meeting the dog it's out there. >> i lost 115 pounds in eight months and i worked very hard to get here. and hopefully i can finish the marathon. >> among 30 racers opening to conquer the frozen landscape 71-year-old britain james binges a little amused as the attention he gets. >> nobody took any notice. they think god if he can do it, i should be able to do it,
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to. >> it's safety first for organizer robert pull hammer, who makes sure that everyone has a working satellite tracking device. he spends the rest of the race checking on their progress and well-being, a labor of love, you might say. >> you have people of different people ages ladies, men people with athletic backgrounds and people with no athletic background but a love of the outdoors to see people perform is really a fun thing. >> di one is two flat frozen rivers with mountain terrain to cross in the days ahead. for most of us minus 30 degrees, snow and north wind behind me on the yukon river, it's not a great winter's day. it's cold. but if you're running in the race it's a great day. >> the first of many check points where long-distance athletes can warm up at the fire
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is also the finish line for those running the marathon. it's a final tough slog up the snowy trail for the eventual winner of that event. she got here in less than four hours with the help of a furry friend. >> i'm tired but the trail was nice. everything went well. that's good. >> and it goes on for most competitors. those tough enough to make their distances will have slept wild in fine must 40 degrees temperatures and survived an ordeal that many would regard as a nightmare but for them it's an adventure. >> that's all for now. back to you. >> let's go back to the south sudan, the conflict is forcing another food crisis. as an unesco envoy how
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concerned are you about the food shortage in south sudan. you've just come back. tell us briefly what you saw. >> well, we're concerned about the crisis and how bad the food problem is going to be, and they were able to avert that. right now we're at the humanitarian event for south sudan raising money for that purpose, and trying to move ahead of it by getting these foods to certain places before the rainy season comes so it's a lot easier, and people will be able to access the food in the coming months. in the coming months. i have witnessed i guess i was at a number of-- >> yes go on. go on, sir. >> i've been to a number of the camps, and there have been issues there. months back when i was there i witnessed some of the children were malnourished, and yesterday
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i was at another camp, and there was clear problem with malnutrition amongst the children. but it seems like we're trying to avert that right now. >> you found that an ngo wpdi, that will focus on children in south sudan. talk us through what your ngo does on the ground, and how you're helping people there. >> actually, i've been in the south sudan working with the ngo for two and a half years. and it's a peace-building program that builds peace builders training youth, who become peace builders and community builders. they build projects inside their community to bring peace to the area. they create a network amongst themselves to try to keep
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connectivity and communication going between the villages to avert any sort of conflicts in the future. we started that first. >> i was going to say we're running out of time. let me ask you just a time thought from you. south sudan gets quite a bit of international support but is there anything that you think that south sudan can do itself to help its people in terms of the food crisis? >> i think to continue to encourage the community. i know the food world program is buying food from local farmers to support that and support them in their development is crucial in this area. i think that there is a number of different projects that are under way road improvement which will also help to improve certain things within the country. most importantly you know, we have to look to the most
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vulnerable the women the children and women the area where they can provide protection and also areas for these people to be able to get educated or be allowed to flourish in their own environment. >> forest whittaker, thank you for your time and talking with al jazeera. >> sure, thanks. >> now stars hit the red carpet on sunday for the biggest night in television. we have reports on the night's big winners. >> that's a first no rain or snow. definitely not the snowstorm here. and that is not a first. he hadedy redmayn session building quite a collection of trophies. >> one more now for him for best actor for his portrayal as stephen hawking in the theory of everything. >> this award belong to one
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incredible family and they're here this evening and i would like to thank them. >> if there was an award of the at least surprising winner there she is. julianne moore is a hot favorite to take best actress for her primarily portrayal of an alzheimer's sufferer. >> thank you for including me among these beautiful performances. i'm honored to be with you tonight. >> the big prize best film. >> goes to "boyhood." this movie took 12 years to make but rewarding all those years of invest. and the bird man failed to take off despite flying high in the
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u.s. it took the guilt saturday but it was not meant to be with the british academy. although the producer felt his was the better film. >> the film ultimately deserves it. i think it's a really incredibly ambitious film. the way we made it was totally unique and we're really proud of it. if it gets more recognition if more people get to see the film. that's what i'm interested in. >> this is the british ac mandarin. we're a long way from l.a. having said that, the same names pop up again and again. those who won tonight those who were nominated they hope it happens again for the big one the oscars in hollywood. al jazeera in london. >> what a glittery night. i'll be back at the top of the hour with another full bulletin of news.
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