this is al jazeera america, live from new york city i'm richelle carey, here are the top stories... [ chanting ] tens of thousands march in moscow to mourn slain opposition activist boris nemtsov. >> i would say he's a personal enemy close friend tells us why vladimir putin is to blame for the murder binyamin netanyahu arrives in washington d.c. the visit highlighting tensions
between the white house and israel. the president of nigeria vows to defeat book. an exclusive interview with jonathan goodluck. >> our top story, protests are out in europe after the death of opposition leader boris nemtsov. the former prime minister planned an anti-government rally for today in moscow. killed by a gunman by a passing car. tens of thousands turned out more a march in memorial of boris nemtsov. in london supporters laid flowers outside the russian embassy. protesters held the ukranian flag and signs. the widow was in the crowd.
boris nemtsov accused vladimir putin of ordering an assassination -- another accused vladimir putin of ordering his death before dying of radiation poisoning. >> translation: there's no independent court in russia we demand an independent trial into boris nemtsov's death. freed am of association says investigations should be pope for killings of other opponents of vladimir putin including journalists. we have more on reaction to boris nemtsov's death. >> reporter: boris nemtsov hoped the rally on sunday would be a re-energizing of russia's dispirited opposition movement. the crowd was vast. bigger than a march for years. boris nemtsov was not here to see it. his murder arguably is the main
reason many came. >> we came to protest because they killed a man, a man telling the truth. we think the authorities actions are a travesty of justice. >> i came because boris was killed. not only because of that we need to fight. i cannot look at this. we look around i want to shout people, i love you. >> reporter: boris nemtsov's face was everywhere the bullets that killed him said the banner was meant for all of us. also present were thousands of russian flags. a political statement in an era when opposition leaders like boris nemtsov are vilified on tv as traitors and mists. it -- columnists. it surprised many that a huge opposition rally has been allowed to take place in the center of moscow.
maybe the kremlin is thinking if grief and sorry is more manage ail public emotions than political anger. despite chanting this was sombre, quiet and well behaved. included in the 50 torso arrests, a ukranian mp detained on suspicion of involvement in an odessa fire killing 40 pro-russian demonstrators. >> big anti-kremlin marches are a rarity with freedom of assembly tightly controlled by the authorities. the challenge for russia's opposition is whether to turn the emotions generated by the murder into a re-energised push for political change. >> rory challands. >> footage released shows boris nemtsov in the moments before he died. a tv center released webcam
footage showing two figures on the bridge where boris nemtsov was shot on friday. a passing snow plough blocks the shooter. he is shown jumping into a passing car. he spoke about opposition to vladimir putin's policies and experience as an outspoken critic of the president. >> vladimir putin started a mad aggressive policy deadly for the country in a war against ukraine. there was documented evidence. i don't hide the fact that there is pressure on the opposition. lives are spread. one has to be strong to endure this. truth is stronger. all the protests and lies. the truth is stronger. >> former champion was a close personal friend and is an
outspoken russian political activist. i speak to him about the loss of his friend and what is means for the future of russia. when did you last speak to your friend boris and did you fear for his safety? >> i spoke last year. i had to leave russia two years ago, recognising that staying there could be dangerous. i know in february he at least in two interviews, he expressed fear. it was unusual, because i knew boris for 20 years, since 2004 was close in the organising protest and trying to come up with the peaceful formula of the transition. this was a man always full of life. >> not a fearful man. >> he was bursting with energy.
he was 55. you could be jealous of his energy. going against the tide. he was not afraid the bravest of us all. and he was the most vocal critic of vladimir putin's regime. boris was not going after vladimir putin. he had... >> after the system. >> the system. he concentrated on vladimir putin as a symbol of the system. some of his essays about vladimir putin's rule were phenomenal. when the opposition says it's marginal who cares, he was no threat, today you have hundreds of thus aned mourning boris yeltsin -- thousands mourning boris nemtsov. the rally got so many people that recognised the importance, and his work. that's why when people ask who
can benefit just in front of kremlin, and the answer is the only one vladimir putin's regime. you said to the associated press, if you have an 86% approval rating which is what vladimir putin says he has, it's reported in russia, why would you kill someone like boris. the russian government suggested perhaps he was killed by a colleague, and it could be blamed on the government. where do you fall on that. >> colleagues. so many enemies die. every time we look for someone else to come up with a theory that could satisfy the government. this time they talked about ukrainians islamic trarists, came up -- terrorists coming up with fantastic stories. he was murdered in front of kremlin, this is a place with more veto equipment than the studio or any studio in the world. by sent. the moment when he was shot and
the killer made six shots in two seconds tells you about the qualification. this stopped at the spot. covering the angle of the camera that could show the face of the killer. how many people knew the angle of the camera could follow boris yeltsin from the restaurant, and was moving walking across the bridge to his house. there were so many dark spots. i know where he lived, if you wanted to kill him, there were so many opportunities, it's the most videotaped place on this route. people who did it. they believed they would not be caught. >> the kremlin say there'll be a thorough investigation. having said that i suspect you don't agree that. how do you believe, will you go about having a thorough j investigation of what happened. >> we will not. everything vladimir putin
promised was falls. he keeps lying about everything that russian folks have been doing. how can we trust this man when he talked about his personal enemy. >> you can watch more of my interview tomorrow 9:00pm eastern on al jazeera america today in kiev protesters called on russia to release a ukranian airport pilot. the demonstration was viewed as a free day. she was accused of being involved in a military strike. she denies the charge and claims to have been kidnapped in east ukraine and has been on a hunger strike since december. her health is failing. >> she has will power, serving as an example in ukraine is unbreakable. we want to support her and her bother and cries day and fightand
night. her mother and sister we wish to support her. >> they attended the rally. if convicted she faces 20 years in a russian prison binyamin netanyahu asked in washington d.c. half hour ago, accepting a republican invitation to address congress over a deal regarding the nuclear programme. the prime minister angered the white house by not consulting it. he described the trip as a crucial mission. >> reporter: i feel i am representing all the citizens of israel. a representative of the jewish people. i feel deep and sincere concern for the safety of all citizens of israel the fate of the state, and the fate of our people. i do everything in my power to secure the future. >> binyamin netanyahu says his decision to consult barack obama is causing outrage as a lobby
group begins a conference in washington. questions have been raised as to whether the relationship has been shifting. democrats won't attend the speech at all the current estimates are 30 members of congress will not attend prime minister binyamin netanyahu's address to congress. a small fraction of those, especially the democrats, numbering 235 in congress. for the moment the main focus is monday and the speeches from the president obama officials and binyamin netanyahu himself at the conference of a.p.a. c, the israeli lobby group in washington d.c. [ chanting ] >> reporter: delegates to the conference of the u.s.'s most powerful israeli lobby group a.p.a. c were greeted by a small group of protesters. police were determined to keep the opponents outside on the
freezing pavement. >> in recent weeks opposition to the israeli prime minister serviced elsewhere, among politicians that have been staunch defenders. binyamin netanyahu's decision to address a joint session of congress without consulting the president obama administration led to a debate about the nature of the u.s.-israeli relationship. inside there seemed to be an attempt to gloss over any differences. u.s. politicians were on hand to give the audiences what they wanted. as we negotiated with iranians they toppled the capitals. >> what will they do with section relief money, do you think they'll build schools and hospitals? gip behaviour today, they are -- given behaviour today, they are likely to invest in more. >> last week policy was berated. john kerry asked for the benefit of the doubt and emphasised the
closeness to israel. >> i reviewed the record the other day. we have intervened on israel's behalf in the last two years, a couple of hundred times in over 75 different foray in order to protect israel. for some supporters that carries little weight. one group published this full-page advert in the "new york times". and attacks president obama's security advisors rice and suggests a divide between her and samantha power. shows of disrespect to the president obama administration intend fizz tensions. it's unclear how deep a shift is occurring in washington. 30 congressional democrats out of 232 said they will not attend
the address to congress on tuesday. >> it's not clear whether a wider, deeper debit is under way. as to whether strategic centers aline with those of israel and whether it needs to be re-examined. it is clear that the president obama administration has had enough of binyamin netanyahu speaking about the iranian programme, in a manner that does not conform to u.s. israeli intelligence agencies what they know to be the truth. later, we'll examine the issues behind the israeli prime minister's upcoming address to congress. the boko haram crisis is expected to play a major role in the presidential elections in nigeria, the issue is how incumbent jonathan goodluck is dealing with the security. the president addresses critics in an interview in lagos. >> reporter: with less than four
weeks to go president jonathan goodluck promised voters he'll defeat boko haram. >> we must end it. i'm telling you the stages. it's the tip of territories. taking over the territories they are holding. they are becoming weaker. now it will include us monitoring. to monitor the activities. and begin to pick them and frustrate the activities. the president denied accusations his government mishandled the book crisis. boko haram has been in touch with me. >> president jonathan goodluck stood for re-election. the vote was withhold because of violence in the north-east where boko haram is active. we asked whether the election date could be moved again. >> i don't think so. i think they have been conducted as national elections, 28th of
this month. i don't see why we should postpone again. i'm impressed with the successes, going on and they are not. i will win the election. >> if you don't, will you step aside. will you bow out grace fly. >> if by default someone wins election of course. i'll go to my village. the country is not. i want to stop. >> there are fears there could be election-related violence. more than 800 people were killed during the 2011 looction. i'm not happy. it's framive, it's very unexpected. and we are doing everything to reduce it. we need to recalibrate our security architecture to ham the elections, otherwise it will go into unnecessary crisis.
nobody. the president of this country, the governor whatever. nobody's ambition is the same. >> nigerians say all they want is a fair and peaceful vote and an end to the boko haram attacks. if you think this february has been colder than most you are correct. the february record next. plus... ..many young people don't want a second child. they don't even want the first child and think marriage is too much of a hassle. >> surprising reaction to china's decision to fall back on a one child per family
villages across four provinces, until today family members had been unable to reach the area. officials counted 200 killed so far. it's been a long winter in the north-eastern united states. it's not over. with three weeks until spring this season is one for the record books. for several cities in new york state, february was the coldest month recorded according to the climate center at cornell university. the average temperatures in buffalo was 10.9 degrees during the month that just ended. it was the snowiest month for boston. more on the snow and cold weather, all from rebecca stevenson. my goodness what a strange few weeks. >> it has been. winter started off mild and easy going, and all of a sudden about mid mid-january, storm after storm like you were talking about this
winter. we are looking at oklahoma and there's video. oklahoma arkansas don't normally see snow especially in the month of - well the end of february, the first day of march. the storm that brought you the snow and the ice and delayed all the flights at d.f.w. airport is now wreaking havoc as it moved to the north-east. texas - we have a picture of the snow for you. we had snow totals over 2.5 at some spots. it's a wintry picture. manhattan, new york, in midtown, a measurement of 2.5 inches of snow. totals close to 4 numbers. in brooklyn a measurement of two inches taken about 3:00p.m. this afternoon. we know the total is a little higher because the snow still falls, and increasingly, sydney
australia, a photo of a wall cloud as weather rushed in. people are running away from the beach line or staring at the clouds. that is a serious storm moving through. let's talk about the serious weather over new jersey new york and tracking up into rhode island as well. this is a wintry mix, freezing rain coming down over d.c. and up over new jersey. the storm system is lifting, warmer air is coming up from the south, and it's riding over the temperatures freezing at the ground, which is why we have the ground. you see the mix. new jersey after you have a couple of inches of snow on the ground, on the roads, on the sidewalks, now you have an ice layer, and we expect a tenth of an inch. early monday morning things are clearing up. temperatures are not helping us out. temperatures in the 20s, where we get the snow. it will stay snow in boston.
we'll see as it develops later. get ready for another storm. tuesday into tuesday night and wednesday. another winter mix and heavy rain to the midwest. now we have issues with flood james, temperatures dropping, and we'll have interesting weather. >> thank you. it's been a year since china eased restrictions on how many babies certain families can have. changes to the one-child policy have not had the effect they expected. families that qualified to have a second child are not rushing to do so. >> reporter: this woman is testing the waters of motherhood gaving birth to her son 10 months ago. she admits she was not prepared for motherhood. misses her old job and seems not to care that the easing of the
one child policy mission her eligible for a second baby. >> translation: many young people don't want a second child, or the first chilled. they think even that marriage is a hassle. >> reporter: she and her husbands seem to have it all they are part of the growing middle class. he has a job with an investment firm and they moved to a 3 bedroom apartment. they are both only children which is why they qualify for a second baby. he is resigned to his son raised without a brother or sister. >> translation: one child is lonely. i grew up as an only child. my father has many brothers and sisters. they get along. our one-child can't feel joy with brothers and sisters. >> reporter: the government has enforced the one-child policy
for more than three decades but a social experiment to control population growth created a gender imbalance because of a preference for boys. it had a worrying consequence - a shrinking labour force. only 5% of women entitled to have a second child ploied to do so. now this same ministry which polices the one-child policy leading to millions of abortions and sterilizations is appealing to the women of shanghai to have more babies. >> that man has a son and wants a sibling. the garage opener have a problem. he and his wife have brothers and sisters, their child cannot have the same. >> translation: to have a second child you need more money, which we do. yet people like us are not allowed to have a second child. when my son leaves my wife and i will be lonely.
welcome back to al jazeera america, here are the top stories, 50,000 gathered in moscow to honour boris nemtsov, the opposition leader gunned down by the kremlin on friday. the interior ministry said the crowd numbered 20,000. there were gatherings in london and paris. binyamin netanyahu is in washington d.c. tonight, to speak to congress about fears on the nuclear programme, and a potential deal between the world
powers. tensions were increased with the white house, which were not consulted in advance. the government is sending emergency aid to the north to help people affected by a series of avalanches. officials counted 200 kills, and expect it to rise. they say they lack the equipment to respond a video shoes three teenagers recruited by i.s.i.l. it was recorded by a surveillance camera in istanbul the day they travelled from london to al jazeera. they are believed to have crossed the border. one is 16 the others 15. the iraqi army is teaming up with shia militias to take tikrit. the ultimate goal to recapture mosul. it's unclear when the joint investigation begins.
>> the prime minister believes that the mission will succeed because it's been done with the cooperation of residents. i think we are now discussing the whole operation. taking d.a.e.s.h. out of iraq. i cannot give time tables we are working within this year with the people. people of here and other areas. they'll be with us and are with us at the moment. the campaign includes perhaps to maintain security when the fighting ends. western governments are trying to stop i.s.i.l. from recruiting estimates. a muslim preacher is congratulated for making it happen, he's out on bail facing terrorism charges in great britain. >> it's a duty on muslim to support the jihad... >> meet a prominent hate creature in europe.
agreeing to meet me in a north london park where britain and america, he says are enemies of islam. highs vision where christians and jews come under islamic law in an islamic state. >> it's a core tenant. every muslim beliefs in the duty to establish an authority called a caliphate and rule by islam. the jihad is tied to a particular land. >> his internet sermons in which he goes by the name of abu barra brays. i.s.i.l. and boko haram. he spent four years and a prison calling for 9/11 style attacks across european cities. for british and american troops to come home in body bags. he doesn't take back his words. a few days after a captured jordanian pilot was burnt alive. he justified the killing and the
way in which it was carried out. >> do you condemn the murder? >> i condemn the jordanian pilot, the government the american and british involvement in iraq and syria and the bomb engs. >> it's one thing to be caught in the crossfire. this guy is put in a gauge and fuel is laid out on the ground and he's burnt alive. do you think it's an act of war? >> absolutely an act of war. it's shocking. they executed him. they target to terrify the enemies, and i think it will have the affect the desired effect. >> would you advise the young men to support i.s.i.s. i believe that muslims an a duty to support islam many say he is a threat to british and international
security. >> he's dangerous. he's is a london preacher fighting in afghanistan against the russians. he spoke out against violence after the 2005 bomb attacks for condemning those, forcing women to wear the veil. he said he received death threats. >> it's dangerous to dismiss them. they believe in the inside fanatically and seriously. of course that will lead to more violence and terrorism in the future. muslims consider you extreme. >> i don't speak to gain popularity, i'm giving the islam view point. >> it has been said he should be locked up. >> i didn't break laws. i'm harassed arrested. when you kidnap someone from the home and tie them up and put
them in a cell it's violence. it happened to me. because i'm undermining the propaganda of the british government. >> he condoned acts but never admits he belonged to the organization and doesn't openly call for violent acts risking being put in gaol. he walks a thin line between freedom of speech and incitement to violence. >> if you don't like the laws why don't you leave. have you thought of going to syria? >> i was born here grew up here. there's a notion that i'm a guest. i'm not a guest. this is land that belonged to god. i was a host here. you're my guest. i'm not a guest, i'm the host. if the people don't like people like me which are part and parcel of british life, and have been for 20-30 years, maybe they
should leaf. it's not the idea if you don't like what is going on in the country you should leaf. you should fix it. >> increasing violence against women in the country. demonstrators gather to chem rate one of the latest victims, a 20-year-old woman, murdered after she tried to fight off the rapist. some wore skirts showing support for women. 300 were murdered in al jazeera in 2014. according to a human rights organization it's a 30% increase from the previous year. >> in hong kong police and protesters clashed in an anti-china demonstration. officials arrested three people they want to topple the chinese communist party, and complained about traitors who bring things in hong kong.
>> police in bangladesh investigate claims by aed inialist group that it's behind the hacking death of a blogger. he and his wife were attacked leaving a book fair. we have this report. family and friend say he was targeted for his writing. >> reporter: blindfolds were placed on this statue. after the murder of a blogger, students and professors are protesting what they call an assault on freedom of expression in bangladesh. they paid respects to the 42-year-old writer who criticized religious extremism. he and his blog website, so free thinking of all the free thinkers. roy and his wife were attacked by men with machetes
after leaving a book fair. roy's wife was injured. police recovered the machetes but are yet to make arrest. the armed group claimed responsibility. roy's family and friends say he received death threats in the past. >> he bass a long time he was a target of fundamentalists. in many, many blogs and other organisations, they marked him. >> since roy's death, there has been reaction from across the globe. a u.n. spokesman says it's important that the space for freedom of expression be protected. reporters without borders ranks the country at the bottom 20% when it comes to press freedom. he's the third writer to be killed by armed groups to be killed. >> the government in afghanistan is executing a not yorious kidnapper, the first time the death sentence has been carried
out since last november. the administration is cracking down on criminal gangs. he started with the western town. as nicole johnson reports, the area has been plagued by kidnapping. >> it's a quiet trip around the block. a man and his boys and an armed body guard. this is how well-off families get around. three years ago he was kidnapped. he was six years old. his father carries a gun. and can't stop worrying about his family safety. the boys had been on a school bus when three men shot the tears and dragged him out of his brother's arms and off the bus. they demanded 300,000. the family didn't have that much. so the kidnappers dropped the ransom to 50,000. he was freed after 86 days. before he was kidnapped he was
naughty, fast and bright. after he became withdrawn, if the body guard is not with him out the time he is frightened and tells me they'll take us again. >> herat is a prosperous city. the taliban is active in the countryside, but not the town. here the problem is organised gangs. >> a main reason herat is a target is it's full of businessman, a trading hub with neighbouring iran. this road lats all the way to the iranian border and herat is the first big city you reach over the crossing. >> more than 100 people were killed last year in herat. in so-called targeted assassinations. kidnappings are common. out of fear most do not report it. this year president ashraf ghani fired the herat chief of police and all 15 distribute chiefs in a mass sacking, failing to
establish security. the new police chief says they need to build up trust to get more information about criminal gangs. >> the terrorist groups kidnappers and cal ban are not as strong as afghan security forces. they are smaller groups operating in a gorilla way. if the community operates the criminals are nothing. >> he didn't think he'd see his family again. he said "they beat me showed me guns to scare me tied me up and moved me three times." the family still receives threatening phone calls from men they believe are the kidnappers. his home but he's far from being safe. great kid there. >> nina an american nurse who
contracts ebola in the u.s. plans to file a lawsuit against texas health presbyterian hospital in dallas. the 26-year-old is ebola free but has nightmares and suffers insomnia and pain. she treated thomas duncan dying after being the first person. the hospital has been accused of being negligent and underprepared. a paediatrician in detroit is at the center of a gay rights debate. she refused to treat a girl because she has two mother. it's been reported the mother did not break rules. >> reporter: before the baby was born, this couple thought they chose the paediatrician. months later they gave birth to a daughter. they were blindsided when they went to the paediatrician's office. >> we went from humiliated to
shocked to defeated. you know to anger, to confused. i think... >> one of doctors told them that the paediatrician they chose, dr vs na roy decided she couldn't treat the newborn because they are lesbians. >> something like this at a paediatrician's office shouldn't happen, we didn't see it coming it shouldn't happen and is it did. >> roy, a paediatrician for 19 years wrote a letter saying after much prayer she felt she would not be able to develop a doctor relationship she has with her patients. the doctor apologised for hurting their feelings though the law was on her side. >> i think it happens more than people know. if no one speaks about it it will keep happening. >> anyone that provides a service to the public has a
moral responsibility to serve the public all the public, not just the public you agree with. >> reporter: the couple waited months to share their story, and are speaking out now to bring attention to a problem they have little power to fight. there's no law stopping the gay community being given medical services. >> the state law needs to change. we need to include sexual orientations and gender identity into the state law so this cannot happen again. >> doctors are free to turn away gays or children. the code of ethics says doctors cannot refuse to treat patients based on gender sexual orientation or jend are identity. al jazeera reached out to dr roy. she's yet to return the call. >> i think it's important to
talk about it and have a conversation. >> they say the written apology from the doctor was not enough to mend the hurt. the experience compelled them to push harder for l.g.b.t. rights in michigan imagine you are watching tv and the screen goes to black. >> being in the darkness is frustrating. we don't know what is happening in the rest of the country, we can't even watch the news. >> that's next. . >> and the malaysia airlines tragedy changes the way aircraft are tracked over oceans.
system, using satellites to record the position of planes in areas where there's no coverage. >> if there were to be some sort of a problem, we are going to have a much better idea of where to start the search and rescue operation. in other words we'll have data close to where the aircraft ran into trouble next sunday marks a year since mh370 disappeared since staking off from kuala lumpur. there's about no sighting of the plane since then or the people on board. imagine you are watching information and the screen goes dark. this is happening across kenya as the signals are switched from analogue to digital. a hot are left frustrated and confused. >> it's like any other day people grab breakfast on the way to work. some don't have electricity or televisions.
they watch the tv here. there's a confusing ms age. >> -- message. >> staying in the darkness is frustrating, we don't know what is happening in the rest of the country. we can't watch the news. >> recently there was a switch from analogue to digital. three privately owned television stations didn't comply. the government switched their signal off. the three planned to carry their own content only two distributors were licensed one government owned. and the other a chinese owned group. local broadcasters that have to use their signals are worried about censorship. >> the digital migration is seized upon which individuals in government who want to control
what kennions will see on the television screens. >> government has no interest in controlling the content that is going out. what has happened it that the migration value change has changed. as opposed to what happened during the analogue era, where broadcasters could be able to own their own infrastructure in order to distribute the cop tent. this -- content. this time around they are distributed around a common carrier going digital means people will have more choice. access to international channels, not just kenyan broadcasters. these are the only two broadcastsers. broadcastsers. to see them people need a decoder, costing $40. many cannot afford it. digital migration is here to stay. the challenge is making sure no
one is switched off adjunct college professors walked off the job calling attention to low wages and a lack of job security in higher education, most have little to no benefit and little hope of a full-time job. >> when 39-year-old darren brown became a university professor, they never imagined they would go to such a low. >> i envisioned i would climb the ladder. as you can see i did not. i'm in my parent's basement. >> as a part-time adjunct professor in the bay area earning as little as $1,100 a month, he couldn't make enough. he hoped for a full-time tenured professorship. by 2009 ranks had swelled to
50% of faculty. in ohio adjunct english professor was a month away from the start of classes at a community college before she learnt whether she learnt the cows she was contracted to teach would go ahead. fed up she banded with other professors to form a majority and raise awareness of issues through campaigns, like scarlet aids wearing them on campus to prod students to ask questions. questions with important implications, especially giving the soaring cost of intuition. there's a large body of evidence that working conditions could short change students. >> the impact of shifting faculties is the emphasis. >> students have lower
graduation rates. they don't tend to move from 2 to four year institutions. we know it affects their performance. >> according to qasar, it's not the quality, but kids in higher education budgets that blame. money for for example has been declining for 30 years. at the san francisco state university, the president is putting off physical campus improvements to free up money for full-time hires. >> i hope the debate gets louder. >> the discussion is starting. not in time for darren brown. >> teaching was my participation. -- passion. i wasn't rewarded for that patricia sabga reporting there next rarely seen photos from space. one a selfie - that's when we
today is the 450th anniversary of rio de janeiro's founding. [ ♪♪ ] they are celebrating with samba, purchase performances. rio is brazil's most visited city and they are hosting the 2016 summer olympics. it has become one of the biggest tourist destinations. thousands flocking to visit the ice caves as lake superior froze for the second year in a row. the formations have been carved out. it's accessible by walking over
the froze ebb lake. last year was the first time in five years they were accessible. it's very popular two n.a.s.a. astronauts spent several hours on a walk outside the international space station. n.a.s.a. broadcast the footage. they were setting up navigation aids for fucial space flights. it was -- future space flight. it was the third space walk. it's hoped vehicles will be able to use them to navigate the space station. the first selfie taken in outer space was sold in an auction in london for 10 times more than expected. the photo was purchased for nearly 6,000 pounds, or 10,000 u.s. dollars. the snapshot was part of a collection of 700 vintage photos sold at the auction. randall pinkston has more. >> long before the fantasy of
gravity there was reality and this. the first picture of earth from space. a grainy black and white photo from an unmanned miss ill launch in 1946. 19 years later, the first in-flight portrait. edwhite aboard gemini four. the snapshots extraordinary and personal. the part of a collector's archive of 600 photographs tracing the history of space travel. her edwhite floats away from the gemini spice craft, the image more up close. it's historic documenting the first american spacewalk. on another gemini mission, james lovell took this picture. photographer richard under board trained many of the astronauts calling the work mag nif sent. on november 19, 1957 a picture
of the earth taken by a tv camera. including photographs from john glynn, the first american to orbit the earth and taking a camera into space, and the last man to walk on the moon jean sernan encaptureing his colleague saying i captured the moon, the man and the country all in one. i'm proud of this picture the collection of photos went for over $489,000 at london's auction. ial to about $764 usd. i'm richelle carey in new york. the news continues now with my colleague thomas drayton good evening, i'm thomas drayton in new york. let's get you caught up on the top stories. binyamin netanyahu israeli prime minister, arrives in washington d.c., we have the latest and examine the issues making it so controversial in
the segment - the week ahead. >> new video shows boris nemtsov moments before he is murdered. he expresses fear. close friend and fellow activist tells al jazeera why he believes the vladimir putin regime was out to silence him. >> the president of nigeria promises to win the war against boko haram, an interview with jonathan goodluck. in the following cuban relations could bring business opportunities, and big hurdles remain great to have you with us. we begin with a live picture from washington d.c. where earlier this evening israeli prime minister