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>> tech know where technology meets humanity... only on al jazeera america . >> announcer: this is al jazeera. hello. welcome to the newshour. i'm shiulie ghosh in doha. our top stories. boko haram pledge allegiance to i.s.i.l. hours after at least three bomb blasts kill over 50 people in north-eastern nigeria. a year on from the disappearance of malaysia airlines flight mh370, an emergency underwater beacon battery fires. >> the willingness to speak out for what is right. to shake up the status quo.
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that is america. >> president obama pays tribute to civil rights campaign exercise says the march is not over yet. >> and sport - a perfect run at the cricket world cup. afghanistan with three wins in a row boko haram has become the largest group yet to declare its allegiance to the islamic state of iraq and levant. the announcement came hours after three suicide bombers killed a group of people in maiduguri. we have this report from abuja. >> reporter: another bloody day in northern nigeria. these are suspected attacks by boko haram fighters. medical workers struggle to save
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those that they can, a keen that is routine in the north. dozens have been killed. maiduguri, a city where many are displaced. translation: the dead are no the morgue. wounded are being treated. there are reports it was male and if female suicide bombers. >> reporter: hours after the tack the leader of boko haram pledged loyalty to i.s.i.l. they hinted on joining forces to i.s.i.l. before. the timing is important. the group lost ground in the north-east of the country, and some see the plague of allegiance as a desperate attempt to draw i.s.i.l. >> military from nigeria, cameroon niger and chad forced fighters from their bases. the nigerian military took back many towns and villages from the
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fighters but face resistance from boko haram. the group has stepped up its attacks on bus stations. this is causing a lot of concern among nigerians, who witnessed such bumps before in other areas. boko haram has waged a 6-year war to carve out an islamic state in northern nigeria. many victims have been children in july 2013. 42 children killed when boko haram stormed dormitories in a bomb attack. in february last year gunmen killed 40 student after throwing explosives in yobbo state. the most high profile attack on a school came in april 2015.
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276 schoolgirls were kidnapped by chibok. more than 200 of the girls were missing. we are joined live from the capital abuja. let's start with the kidnapped girls. the government and president jonathan goodluck have been criticized for failing to recover the girls. jonathan goodluck has been slammed for comment made about the girls, condemned as tasteless tasteless. >> absolutely. the initial stage was a sense of denial from the government that the chibok girls have been kidnapped. gradually the raid on the government came to realise that these girls had been taken, and then there was an international effort to try to rescue the girls. no one knows what happened whether the collision disbanded and it's been nearly a year
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after the girls had been kidnapped. 219 are still missing. >> now, as far as the pledge of allegiance goes from boko haram to the armed group i.s.i.l. what does that mean. does it mean more global support for boko haram, more weapons for them on the ground? >> well basically boko haram - when it all started, it was an extremist group in the northern part of nigeria, particularly in borneo state, the birth place of the movement. and it was radicalized over time from attacking police and muslim clerics who are opposed to their own form of islam. and they take on the military establishment, and attacking government institutions like schools. now, boko haram is trying to draw i.s.i.l. last year it hinted at something like this, but i think it was blocked by i.s.i.l. because it
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was engaged, itself in the middle east. now, with the military from nigeria, cameroon and chad bearing down in different parts of the north-east. it seems like - to many here, it seems like boko haram is getting desperate. trying to draw i.s.i.l. to fight its own war and expanding the links across the world. >> does that mean that this multinational force which is lead by commadhad, is that having success. >> absolutely. so far they have recaptured 30 towns and villages in the north-east. in particular, borneo state. one of the town mentioned - it was attacked and where they killed a dozen of schoolchildren and took over the local government. that area has been liberated bit the army in conjunction with forces from chad, niger and
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cameroon, operating in that area. the nigerian army along side other collaborators from the region, like cameroon chad and niger are making progress taking back territories under boko haram control. so far these are not areas. >> thank you for that report from abuj a now a story out of mali. a united nations peacekeeper and two civilians have been killed on an attack. gunmen fired rockets and shells in a compound in the northern town. the spokeswoman for the united nations mission in mali joins me on the line from the capital. first of all can you give us an update on who exactly happened with the u.n. base and the attack that was carried out at
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dawn. >> thank you very much. what happened is a terrorist attack. of a complex nature. they attacked from two different bases. from the north and the south and launched 30 shots of mortars, and some of them land the. that will explain the casualties among the men and the population in the fight as well. >> why do you think it will happen now. there has been an attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners. does it indicate that instability, violence, is on the rise in mali. >> at this stage i cannot make
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links between what happened. it's a security situation, it's volatile. it has been for quite a while, and for months. i'm talking about... >> but the misty upham mission, we -- but the u.n. mission, we know it's there to facilitate a political protests that's supposed to bring stability from the tuaregs, how is that progressing. >> look, i mean, they are only young. we are checking the fact and trying to work out the significance of the tack after the initialling in nij oars. however obviously, the violence
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be directed there after any other actor on the ground. particularly the government quarters. it doesn't help make a prospect of a supplement on the ground and provide stability. obviously these attacks definitely what they contend are attacks that are part of a deliberate attempt to abort progress on the ground, security conditions - making them stable. and the necessary moves that are needed on the ground. >> thank you for taking the time to update us on the situation. speaking to us from the u.n. mission. >> yemen's defence minister arrived in the southern city of aden after escaping house arrest
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in sanaa. five of his body guards were killed. abd-rabbu mansour hadi also fled to aiden after being put under house arrest last month in egypt the trial of two al jazeera journalists has been adjourned until march. they made their third appearance in court no cairo. in february mohamed fadel fahmy, a naturalized canadian who give up his egyptian citizenship, and mansour bahrami released op bail after being detained for more than a year. after leaving court they spoke of their frustration with the process. >> everyone here is, i think, we come and respect the court. it's unusual that the witnesses don't come twice in a row and it's seen as an insult to the traditionary. we are caught in it.
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>> it's taking too much time. it's hard to get anything done because they don't have proof to say anything. i'm working on it. but it's taking too much time. >> one has been killed and six injured by a bomb. the explosion happened outside a supermarket. the first comprehensive report into the disappearance of malaysian flights mh370 reveals that an underwater beacon factory expired. it's a year since the passenger jet disappeared with 235 passengers and crew. the fate of the plane has become one of the biggest mysteries in aviation history. the search area includes 600,000 square kilometres in the southern indian ocean. it was narrowed to 60,000 square kilometres off the coast of perth in australia, an area about the size of sri lanka. last september sonar devices
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began to search below the seen along the yellow arc and will continue over the next month. we go to kuala lumpur. there has been more details coming out about the search. a report has been released by the malaysian authorities. tell us about the underwater beacon battery past the sell-by date and what that could possibly mean. >> yes, it's an interesting fact that came out in a report that is a legally binding document that has to be produced by the authorities to the international partners who are trying to define the plane. it's an obligation. the 500 page report has a fact that the battery itself in this underwater - it had expired. we have to remember that if a plane does hit water and go under, there's more than one
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backup system to try to locate it. the system would have had a backup. there are systems such as the flight data recorder and the cockpit conversations and a separate recorder recording the technical data what the plane was doing at the time that it may have crashed into the sea. there are other ways that the emergency services and rescue operations can detect a plane through location beacons. that aside, this report, which is a legal obligation details the status maintenance records, the backgrounds to the crew pilots and cabin crew. the passengers themselves and a general scenario from the time that the plane left kuala lumpur to where it was last recorded. it doesn't bring or help the families in any way. but it gives technical
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information to the outside world, and the international investigators as to where they may begin to extend the search in the future. >> okay. as far as the families are concerned, it's been a year out answers as to what might have happened to the plane, and where their loved ones are. they have been holding vigils and ceremonies to mark the anniversary, it's not been marked officially by the malaysian government. >> no, there has been vigils in australia, china and other countries where the people who were on the plane came from. the difficulty for the government is as far as they are concerned, the passengers and crews are missing. another not dead. it's difficult to memorialize or commemorate the days. they kept a low profile.
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we have seen a scenario that when a government official or an official from the aviation industry comes out from the press conference and says this is what we know. we have seen distraught and angry families, the government is saying "we have given you all that we know", that statement is not believed by the families. in this case we see the government keeping a low profile. the prime minister made a short staples saying his thoughts are with the families and as far as he is concerned his and the efforts of government continues in frying to located 370, with australia, who earlier this week said they'd wind down the situation, but with other international partners such as indonesia and china. >> families of the passenger and crews wait for the answers.
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they are not committed to the church, and thomas takes a look back. >> flight mh370 lost contact with super air traffic control. >> the announcement was one of the biggest aviation mysteries. a search found nothing, then the twists. mh370 had stopped transmitting location information but had been seen by military radar off route, west back across the mala-ben innsuala. the -- mal-asia peninsula. pings picked up suggested they had travelled south. >> according to this new data like mh370 ended in the southern indian ocean. despite search planes flown,
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there was no signal found. ships were sent to map the seabed and now exploring it. with three of these dragged behind ship and 4km down. they can detect objects of a square meter up to a kilometre away. >> the boats are mowing the lawn we call it, we start south, it takes 7 days. we go up on a parallel line back to the north. >> so far just over 40% of a priority area of 60,000 kilometres has been searched, but nothing found. we are confident but not certain that the aircraft is in this area.
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we know if it is there, as it likely is we will find it. >> if they do a new change begins. it shows the end of a search, marking the beginning. underwater robots go down to vet wreckage looking for the black box. with that, the mh370 mystery can be solved. still to come - a protest in the united states. after police shoot another black teenager. iraq's cultural heritage erased by i.s.i.l. with the instruction of the city of hatra bayern munich go marching on
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president obama called on americans to carry force the spirits of the civil rights movements. the black president was speaking in selma on the 50th anniversary of what was known as bloody sunday. patty call han reports. -- culhane reports. >> reporter: symbolism as president obama crossed the edmund pettus bridge, a journey hundreds tried to make 50 years ago today, some to be clubbed by forces. this violence led to the passage of the voting rights act. the president came to pay tribe ute to this courage. >> it was not a clash of armies, but a clash of riddles. a contest to determine the true meaning of america. >> there were dissenting voices in the crowd. when the president was speaking
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some chanted not another speech. echoed by michael brown's mother who was here. her son's death at the hands of a police officer which sparked the protests, and the sense that not much has changed in the civil rights movement. >> i was born in '79. i never thought i would see anything like this. >> a federal investigation cleared the police officers that cleared her son. the police department was rife with racism and corruption. the president said that is not proof that the civil rights movement had not made progress. >> i understood the question. the narrative was nam lar. what happened in ferguson is not you teek it's not sanctioned by law or kust some. still, it is proof that there meet to be a renewed focus. >> poverty is a weapon of mass instruction.
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this is a time to connect demonstrations and legislation. >> the president called for this crowd to act, to vote to demand change, but the crowd showed a lack of enthusiasm as the day came to a close. >> i thought he would give solutions on the spot. he didn't. a rousing speech. an historical moment. but a limiting question on how the change is to come. meanwhile, a police chief appealed for restraint from the shooting of a black teenager. demonstrators spoke out. police say they were responding to a disturbance, and he was shot after fighting with an officer. the teenager's death sparked shootings which provoked riots.
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>> let's get the whether with richard. we have news of heavy snow in northern india. >> that's it's another way which is going through the region bringing snow in many areas, and around the satellite sequence you can see the areas of cloud pushing through, coming from the area where we had heavy snow. enjoying the snow as it's fallen. not a great coughing, if you can see that but the first decent snow fall. lower levels it's been a problem with rain and certainly for new delhi it's been a wet picture, as you can see here, and in lahore it had heavy rain reported. and to give you an idea, we have seen decent totals, 73mm in the suppose of 24 hours. so as we look at the forecast running through monday, you can see it's generally not too bad.
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there's snow across the station. there could be significant accumulations. for most part of the region they are looking at afghanistan's recovery. a little bit of snow as we move towards tuesday. across into other regions, weather conditions have been quiet. we have descent conditions extending to the coast. temperatures of 27. >> now rallies are held around the world to mark international women's day. in india the day has taken on significance following several rape cases. vehicles gathered at a rally in africa, much of the continent's food supply is produced by women farmers, they
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sow the seeds, tend the fields and do much more. many don't, unfortunately, own the land. in this dry region, these women teamed up to grow vegetables. they are able to grow enough to feed their own families and sell what is left over. >> before we used to have to buy everything. now we are able to grow everything. it's not only beneficial to us and our families but others will come and buy from us. some estimates suggest up to 70% of all the food eaten is grown by women. few grow the land they farm. the disadvantage that favour them. that leaves women vulnerable. >> translation: when men take the lead they take the money
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and buy alcohol. >> reporter: the benefits of giving women the right to own land and studies prove that women are more likely than men to use the income to benefit not only themselves and the children, but the wider community. mavis won multiple awards for her farming. the former school teacher started growing to combat malnutrition of local children. it's been so successful she's mentoring other women to farm. >> they are going to feed the children take them to schools and do anything for the whole family. >> mavis is developing the whole community, any profits she makes she puts back into a breakfast programme. susan is the head of the rural women's movement and a campaigner of women's land rights and says securing the
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rights will help africa withstand the affect climate change has on the community. >> when we are financially scour, the chances -- secure the chances of us being abused facing gender based violence are very slim. >> violence to women means more than financial security in terms of help and education empowering to dig themselves out of the cycle of poverty still to come on the newshour, how a group of mexican widows are trying to secure a future for their children in a region marred by violence. and fund out about this canoe
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and if sport real madrid get a rude shock in the la liga. details coming up with joe.
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hello again. welcome back. i'm shiulie ghosh. the headlines - a united nations peacekeeper and two civilians have been killed at an attack at a u.n. base in mali. a spokeswoman told us that gunmen fired rockets and shovels on a compound in kidal. boko haram is the largest group to pledge allegiance. they made the announcement hours
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after more than 50 people were killed in attacks across maiduguri. a first comprehensive report into the disappearance of mh370 revealed that the underwater beacon battery had expired. it's a year since the passenger jet went missing, passengers and crew on board. i.s.i.l. continues to destroy iraq's cultural heritage. the ancient city is the latest site to be demolished. the city's more than 2,000 years old, it's a unites coe world heritage -- u.n.e.s.c.o. world side. i.s.i.l. fighters luted and bulldozed ancient buildings. the second largest city under i.s.i.l.'s control - fighters destroyed statues and carvings
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at the museum. a middle east analyst says i.s.i.l.'s interpretation of islam is unacceptable. >> they are applying the most radical interpretation of islam in our history, those people consider these kind of heritage unlawful and un-islamic. they are saying that the prophet muhammad destroyed all the statues in mecca when he managed to open mecca. they are trying to say that we are following our ancestors. these kind of heritage was there for 2,000 years. and the empire the turkish empire - they never touched them. these kind of interpretation of islam is completely unacceptable. they are looking for publicity.
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they know that. this distraction will attract the media attention, and they are doing so. there's one incident like this. it's blown up the status of abuda and afghanistan. maybe they are following the same step. iraqi her stig, and the -- heritage and the syrian heritage. they are selling it there's a market here in syria and iraq. most of the iraqi heritage, syrian heritage they were smuggled and sold to merchant traders and they sold to other people in europe and other parts of the world. it is kidnapping all people and also the ransom that they impose
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on those people. and now they are smuggling the heritage it's a source of income. that's why it is one of the wealthiest organization on the systematic world. the families of three british girls believed to have gone to syria to join i.s.i.l. say they have been let down bit the police and the girls' school. they flew from london to al jazeera, to where they are expected it have crossed into syria. >> they are 15 and 16 years old. they have made it from london to syria to join i.s.i.l. the story shocked britain. how could three fly without being accompanied. the families made emotional appeals when they went missing. >> we want you to come home. please come how many. mum needs you more than anything in the world. >> this shows them at a bus
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station. we know that u.k. police had spoken to them, first in december after a school friend ran away and in february they gave them letters to hand to their parents. the girls hid the letters and families are accusing the police to keep them in the dark. >> if we knew this wouldn't happen we would stop them. what would you have done. >> we just discuss about it. and we can't take the passport from them. the metropolitan police service issues a statement. saying there was nothing to suggest at the time that the girls were at risk. it comes as a surprise. the girls were spoken to in december as part of an inquiry
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into investigating the appearance of friends. the police admit more could have been done to get the letters to the girls' families we'll never know if that would get them to run away. with more leaving syria, everyone will want to learn more. tens of thousands of israeli gathered to protest against binyamin netanyahu. the rally was the highest profile yet. israel will go to the polls. the protesters called for more attention to be put on the health system and the rising cost of living tensions are high in hong kong over a surge in the numbers of cross border trailers. they resent the intrusion and accuse the visitors of pushing up prices for locals. police are caught in the middle trying to stop more fights from
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starting. it's becoming a regular weekend occurrence rowdy and violent. hong kong groups against mainland chinese traders, with the police trying to keep order. they are called parallel traders. visitors using multiple ways to cross into mainland china, they are making life in local border towns unbearable. >> it's affecting property prices and the cost of goods. it's harder for people to get around on public transport. >> while the fast majority reject violence, a survey from one of the main political parties found 70% are in favour of measures to control visitor numbers. >> if there's no measures taken the situation will go worse.
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in the last few weeks there are protests, serious conflict. >> the problem is bringing in measures that target the traders and don't put off the growing influx of visitors and tourists. buying everything from real estate to luxury goods. many point out that shopping trips helped hong kong. they don't understand why they are resented. in their view do you want our money or not. >> the people that come across the border - the issue will fuel the debate in mainland china. palings in the wake. occupied central movement. >> it reflects the frustration of hong kong people with the government. a lock of eighty that does things without referring decisions to beijing, it's lack of willingness to stand up to
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hong kong interests. that emanates from the core reasons that the occupy movement started in the first place. the legacy of the movement provided the impetus supplies a fresh cycle of demonstrations with a growing tendency to turn vinyl. >> thousands of protesters marched in the capital calling on the government to put an end to nuclear power. the protest ahead of a fourth anniversary, trigger multiply melt down at the fukushima plant. the government plans to restart some reactors to restart the economy australia government is keeping up the pressure on indonesia to spare the lives of two australians facing imminent execution. indonesia's president joko widodo rejected clemency buts has not ruled out abolishing the
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death penalty in the future. australian prime minister tony abbott requested another conversation with joko widodo on the matter. >> we are continuing to work with the indonesian government to try to get them to appreciate that it's in their best interests, in accordance with their best values not to kill the two australians who are an asset in the fight against drug crime. they have been doing good work in the indonesian prisoncm to turn others against a life of drug crime. we are continuing to do what we can. >> the columbian government and f.a.r.c. rebels agreed to remove land mines. talks to end a 5-decade long conflict have been ongoing in the cuban capital. statistics show land mines killed or injured 11,000. the government says the deal is
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a good start. >> our main objective in the conversation is to put an end to the conflict and avoid further victims. that is why the mining proposal is a step towards peace. this is proof that we are working in the right direction. >> today, we the envoys for each party hand the country a humanitarian agreement beginning the clean-up in the fields of mines and seek to eliminate the risks they represent to the physical integrity of hum g people who work the lands and the fighters that with the gesture we advance the de-escalation of the war. >> in the past week mexican police captured two powerful drug lords notorious for kidnapping, extortion and murder. a group of widows are coming
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together to build a future for themselves and their children since local criminals kidnapped her husband almost 2 years ago, this woman struggled to put food on the table for her girls. >> it's been really difficult because i don't make enough. toot we just about -- together we just about get by. now that he's not here, it's tough. >> she's not alone. >> in her found in south-west mexico drug cartels wreaked havoc. extorting, killing, leaving hundreds widowed. after years of struggling, they are joining together for an ambitious project, a dry fruit processing factory giving them financial independence. local and federal government are providing training they'll need to run the factory.
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together with the resources to build it. it's due to be finished in april. the rapidly rising walls represent the hope for women in the town, for decent hopes, where they are in charge building a future for themselves and their children. >> the idea spread around the town. women meet sharing their stories. like this woman whose two nieces were kidnapped. she is raising their children. >> while we are together we don't thing about the bad things. supporting the town's widowed mothers is essential to stop the next generation falling into crime. >> translation: we are going to lower crime which jobs and education. and the children without fathers left school. there's no other way.
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>> reporter: it is depending on the project. not just for herself but for her girls. >> translation: i'm desperate. i hope the factory can get a decent life. hundreds of determined women all working together. it will be hard to stop one of europe's smallest countries is under pressure to clamp down on human trafficking. we have this report. the told town is beautifully preserved. nowadays the neon of gentlemen's clubs liabilities the streets. >> prostitution is legal here but forced prostitution isn't. there's big questions about how much is tolerated.
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this poor woman was trafficked out of estonia to egypt. she disappeared for 2 years whilst raped by her captors. the authorities had no idea she had even gone. >> i didn't know the me knew each other. it was only one someone explained it to me afterwards. that story suggests a darkness hidden behind the neon. estonia was the last country in the european union to establish an anti-trafficking law, and only did so under pressure. since then there's hardly been a single prostitution. it's been said they don't meet the minimum requirement to bonnish human trafficking buses come in from st. petersburg. the border town is desolate. there's trafficking in from
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russia and desperate estonian women are trafficked inside their own country. the country receives 50% more funding from norway. it's not important. in estonia. >> reporter: why not? >> i think we have different economical and social - we have many different things. maybe we have many things and thinking about good things it's better than thinking about bad things. >> above all this it's said that estonian society needs to change. >> i think if you start interviews on the streets, a lot of people it may be more eagle. i don't accept personally these understandings. >> that's what people think here. >> not at all.
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if we do the questioning, it would be half to half something like that. >> anti-trafficking campaigners want prostitution here banned. the ferries bringing in sex tourists provide money for the economy. police forces over europe accuse the country of being a major hub for sex trafficking. little seems to be changing australia are taking on sri lanka at the contribute world cup. jo has the latest. and what a lack of snow means for this fox race. stay with us.
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welcome back. 40 years ago this weekend hawaiians launch a replica that their ancestors use to sale around the ocean. they use it to replicate young people about culture. we have this report. [ singing ] >> reporter: march 8th, 1975 a double canoe begins her maiden voi age from the hawaiian island. the 19-meter canoe is named after the brightest star in the sky. volunteers with the pol nearby voyage society -- polynearbyian society built the canoe.
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one of the last known people to understand stars, moon ocean swirls taught the crew to sale like their ancestors did. >> it's simpler to navigate without instruments. the whole sky is a compass. you just look around you to find your bearings. >> reporter: last may this canoe and her sister can see began a 3-year journey with 85 stops. the trip means to care for the planet earth and covers 46,000 nautical miles, and stops in 46 countries. >> we know that education is the future for our world. we know caring through our killed we'll touch the schools and the minds and hearts.
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>> on the water, the two cap use and their crews are on the journey of hawaiian reawakening. they hope the message will inspire others to care for themselves, each other and the environment. >> let's get sport now, here is joe. >> we start at the cricket world cup, where co-hosts new zealand made it five wins out of five. daniel vitory did the damage with the ball. new zealand admissibility afghanistan for 186. they made short work of chasing that down. martin coupe tall cruising to a win. sitting on top of pool a. >> it's a good wicket here. if you restrict teams under 300. we wept in thinking it would be
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a tough die our whole tournament. the top five batsmen didn't play well it's hard luck to the team. aussies are playing sri lanka, and won the toss and chose to stop. maxwell with a century. sri lanka showing fight in their taste. 272/4 with 10 overs left. aston villa could face an investigation after a win over west broom ended in a goal. delph claims to have been bitten by a pitch invader.
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fans throw seats. barcelona's chances of winning the pannish title looked unlikely. they can climb to the top of the league. they trail. ed leaders lost. scoring after 26 minutes. they failed to record a league win for the second consecutive game. bayern munich pulled 11 clear. they came from rah goal down to win 3-1. fernando alonzo scored a brilliant kick. it was covering through three second-half goals. they'll turn the attention to a wednesday champion's league. 0-0 for the first leg.
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>> second place wolves burg fell behind and suffered the first defeat winning 1-nil. domestic football in greece made a return. after it was suspended. the games this weekend, including this match were played in front of empty stands. matches were halted last week after violence between olimpy arkos and panay tan ike os. >> palmers footballers will return to the pitch on sunday against atlanta despite the club's ongoing crisis. the italian serie a team has been given 5.5 million to allow them to see out the season. the one term future of the club
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is uncertain. >> reporter: this place is famous for its history, arc it can tur and ham and cheese. nothing flies the city's flag like the football club. in the past 23 years, it won three national and four european cuts. not bad for a city less than 200,000 people. now the club scored a self-destructive own goal. with a debt of $200 million. and no money to play staff and players. president obama has not played a game in 3 weeks. and who will be kicked out. we feel bitter and defrauded. we didn't expect the catastrophe. it's the end of a club. they try to take it away from us. but we can't. >> this is where the small city tubingon italy's giants fought
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for decades. pharmahasn't paid rental fees and doesn't have the money to pay either. no wonder some put up a sign. to pay off the debt some of the clubs stayed in sittings that stayed in the bench. they had recently gone. on friday italy's football league pledged 6 million. the city's mayor got a temporary solution. >> translation: $6 million doesn't cover the expenses. it's a catch-up. but we need to money not only for the players, but the club's employees who can't live without a salary. >> translation: we don't care about the money. we needed it to sustain families. what we need most is guarantees.
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>> reporter: on march 19th a court in president obama will decide whether to declare it bankrupt. pharmawill decide if it is running out. >> reporter: to the n.b.a. eastern conference leaders hawkes sliched to a 98-84 loss to the philadelphia 76ers it beat the west number two time the memphis grizzlies. anthony davis hit 23 points. tony evans top scored with 26. memphis pushed them all the way, within one point deep in the fourth. eric gordon responds. opening up a 4-point lead. >> this year's idisa rod dog led
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race gets place on monday, but because of a lack of snow it had to be moved north to fairbanks. a change in the route will take mushers and their dogs over 1600 kilometres to the gold-mining settlement. the teems will travel over the refers. commemorating the 1925 run when dogs were used to delivery sip they aria vaccines. the run was underway in anchorage on estate. >> more sport on the website. for the latest check ot we have blogs and video from correspondents around the world. >> that's all the sport for now. >> more news ahead on al jazeera. from me and jo and the newshour team. bye for now.
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>> as the amount of drugs grew guns came in. >> murder rate was sky-high. >> this guy was the biggest in l.a. >> i was goin' through a million dollars worth of drugs every day. i liked it. it's hard to believe that a friend would set you up. people don't get federal life sentences and beat them. >> they had been trafficking on behalf of the united states government. >> the cia admitted it. >> "freeway - crack in the system". only on al jazeera america.
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boko haram pledges allegiance to i.s.i.l. hours after at least three bombs kill over 80 people in in north-eastern nigeria. hello, i'm martine dennis you are with al jazeera live from doha. a year on from the disappearance of malaysia airlines flight 370, it emerges the underwater beacon battery had expired. >> the willingness to speak out for what is rite to shake up the