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>> announcer: this is al jazeera. hello, welcome to the newshour. new strikes in tiaz and aden after saudi arabia announces the end of an air campaign in yemen. protests in hong kong as the government sets out a reform plan that doesn't include free and fair elections. >> i was underwater for five minutes, thinking god, god god. we hear from a survivor of the
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mediterranean disaster which killed over 800 people. >> and i'll have your sport, including six of the best from bayern munich as they blow away porto in the champion's league finals. the saudi-led "ation launched more strikes in yemen, despite an announcement that the air campaign is over. fighter jets struck in tiaz and aden. let's go to mohammed val, in jizan, close to the saudi border. what is the situation. are the air strikes over or what? >> they are not over. hours after the beginning of the supposed renewal of hope i'm talking in two zones.
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at midnight in open time an air strike began in aden against the houthis, because they moved the tanks to a place which has been just liberated by the popular resistance committees. that's the area on the coastline there. so the saudi-led coalition conducted air strikes to prevent them from reaching those areas which were liberated. in aden another air cycle was conducted, and that's after they have marched on the base on the army brigade, loyal to president abd-rabbu mansour hadi and according to reports they were able to reach brigade head cars. this is a time of things continuing like before. not the same intensity, but this time around, it includes apparently a quicker response and against any houthi attempts
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to expand the territory in yemen stay there with us, we'll come back in a moment for more. we'll see where we stand for the humanitarian side of this. the world health organisation says 944 have been killed. another 3,500 have been wounded. and according to the u.n. 150,000 have been displaced since the strikes began. we have a report on the humanitarian impact of the violence. >> it's a struggle for doctors to treat patient in hospital in the capital sanaa. electricity outages intensified in the last few weeks, as saudi-led tribes targeted houthi positions. >> translation: the hospital is dependent on two electricity generators. the first works for six hours, and the second for six hours. there's a chance it will come to a standstill when we run out of fuel.
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>> reporter: apart from electricity, fuel. medics say they are running out of supplies. ports have been closed and imports increased substantially. the shortage of fuel meant whatever remains is available at quadruple the price. most people can't afford it those who can wait in long lines. services have been badly affected and schooling effected for over 1.5 million children. >> people are finding it very very difficult to just live. insomnia sleepless nights with the heavy bombing and shelling. whether from air or houthis on the ground in the south and other areas. electricity. for more than nine days, no electricity whatsoever. water. and there's no food. and many shops have been destroyed. the infrastructure as well.
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it's very, very difficult. >> reporter: the humanitarian crisis is worse in areas like aden, where pro-government fighters try to regain control from forces loyal to the president ali abdullah saleh. aid groups warn of a spike in the number of people requiring assistance. >> many yemenis are welcoming an end to the saudi-led air strikes. they know far too well that a lasting peace may be a long way off. yemen's former president ali abdullah saleh is calling for a renewed political dialogue to resolve the crisis in yemen. let's go back. he's in jizan close to the border between saudi arabia and yemen. what sort of operations are coalition forces telling you they'll undertake in the next phase of the separation. >> it's clear from the statement
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yesterday night that phase two is the phase called renewal of hope. that will include the elements of the first phase which is the decisive storm. air strikes are necessary. we have seen examples of that and also here where i stand, here on the coastline of the city of jizan, not far from the yemeni border that's where the stronghold of the houthis is you can see behind me the speed boats of the saudi coast guards. they are here on a high state of alert, just like the situation along the border between yemen and saudi arabia which is about 18,000 kilometres. more troops coming. the king has ordered the national guard to join the effort here on the border. there is no - there are no signs that saudi arabia is reducing the situation on the border. there's a state of war and we have with me here captain
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hahmed el-bori, head of the units, and i want to ask you, since the beginning of decisive storm, what is the preparations that you have what was - what happened in the coast guard. what are your missions here? >> in the name of god, we talk about the mission from the security wide the mission will be safeguarding the borderline and smuggling, and early warning of any military actions along the border line. taking initial actions. >> are you port of an effort to prevent weapons coming to the houthis by the sea? >> so car we doesn't received orders to participate in this mission. >> what is basically a thing you are going to make sure no danger
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from the site of yemen comes to saudi arabia. >> we are you'll grading our capabilities and our operations. we are increasing our roles monitoring the borderline all the way around. and the rest of the marine area. >> thank you very much. >> so this is just sami a part of the effort here to show you the atmosphere on the border between saudi arabia and yemen is one of high state of alert. saudi arabia is ready for anything that may happen and they think that the houthis may think of action against the kingdom. >> thank you so much. italy's prime minister called for comprehensive europe een action to end the refugee crisis including setting up refugee camps in africa. as he spoke to the italian parliament another boatload of migrants was brought ashore.
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let's go to paul brennan. another group brought ashore. tell us about what is going on, what is happening to them. >> well, the 446 migrants brought assure in augusta, a port about half an hour's drive from where i'm standing in catania. they'll be looked at medically, and will be taken to recoupriate. we understand they were rescued from the coast of calabria. rescued from an area of sea in the ipp step and brought to sicily to rescue centers here. the other thing that is ongoing is the court proceeding against the captain and the ship's meat which went down with the loss we believe, with as many as 100
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lives. it's the biggest loss of life through this phenomenon. the stories coming out of the circumstances of that are truly harrowing. we had exclusive access to a 16-year-old somali boy, who was on the boat and told us details not just of the journey through africa but what happened when the boat went down. >> it looks like a normal youth club. these teenagers are a lucky few who endured hardships, few in europe can imagine. the latest to arrive are the luckiest of all. to protect the identity we are calling jamal, and he is one of 28 survivors from the deadly sinking. in somali, he told me there's no happiness, only al-shabab. what jamal experienced at the hands of the people traffickers
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was worse. >> translation: the problem we face in libya was around the fact we had hour money tape and were beaten up badly. some i know died of starvation. the traffickers didn't allow us to speak to our families. one time a woman was beaten severely. she was griing. >> we talked about the journey turning into disaster. the boat was so crowded that he fell overboard and had to be dragged back in. when we were on the ship we only had one fish. we travelled for a day. we sell the ship from europe. just as we thought they would be rescued. disaster struck.
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>> i shared my wish with them. after yelling for help. we were underwater thinking god, god, god and i managed to swim to the surface. me and four others shouted for help. hundreds from not so lucky. the migrants capsized in the dark. rescuers were working blind. >> the see is dark and after a few meters you can't see anything. the only thing we would see is the beams of light pregeted by the search night. we had to rely on what we could here. listening out from the screams of survivors. >> jamal believes we put the traffickers in danger. the captain and the ship's meat are facing charges. jamal. they are looking for the future.
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>> god willing i intend to bring my parents here. i'm working hard on that. >> supporting the authorities in italy. migrants rescued alive and those pulled from the water. there's a large number of n.g.o.s, and joining me now, it's one of them. andrea from the italian red cross. what is the main priority for the red cross here. the main priority is the core business. the human being is important on the land. we don't deal with it. you may be a refugee or a regular. >> our response is based on the identity. you need every support or every help. you need to keep perform ag. >> you were not reuniting
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families. what you are doing is putting survivors in contact with people back home. so they'd be worried about whether it was alive or dead. >> it's completely forget about the position. most of the people think a service must be arriving. there's family they want to have information. basically not if they were alive. the incident is about 700 people. they've received a lot of cause. the these are my father. surviving. difficult some time. we may have information. basically they are not. we don't have information about the people not yet arrived. the family want to know. we have the right to work and to give them an answer. we are dealing with the authority, and the police.
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these are our biggest task to inform the family about the fate. >> let me ask you about a proposal na matteo renzi raised in the italian parliament. he's talking ahead of the summit with the e.u. leaders, and the possibility of the refugee camps set up. not in libya, but in countries neighbouring libya, to stop the migrants getting into the hands of traffickers. the red cross runs the camps. what do you think of this idea. >> we are not particularly into the process. they may say whatever they want. the only thing we spend time with as i mentioned before. they are a human being. for us, whatever decision it doesn't limit the response. we are ready to respond. every national society nose and we are prepared to go to work
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whether a camp is going to be settled. thank you very much for joining us. as you can hear. red cross ready to stand by. other organizations. they are here all helping the effort to cope with the huge influx. hundreds are arriving. the estimate is that dozens are dying every day in the sea. >> sounds like the agencies will be busy for a while. thank you so much. paul brennan there. >> while a group of migrants has gone on strike the mexican government stopped them travel travelling freely. migrants are allowed cross the southern border if they have a travel permit. lots more ahead on al jazeera. on bail but facing charges mohamed fadel fahmy and mohammed badr due back in court in egypt.
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and a powerful storm batters australia's south-east leaving three dead and thousands without power. and in sport find out why floyd mayweather and mani pak awe won't fight for an ordinary -- manny pacquioa won't fight for an ordinary belt candidates approved by choipa will be a-- -- chippa will be allowed to stand in the 2016 elections in hong kong. >> reporter: >> reporter: the government's electoral reform plan divided the people of hong kong.
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it triggered months of protests, shutting parts of the city, including here in the central part of the financial district. now, today those protesters returned for another round of demonstrations. security was forced to step in as protesters verbally clashed. central to the plan is ruling out a free election in 2017. instead allowing for china or the national people's congress to vet the candidates. the city's chief executive executive said this s a milestone for hong kong, and the public needs to support democratic protest. >> this resolution is a huge step in promoting the democratic hong kong >> reporter: pro-democracy party vowed to defeat the plan scp today, they walked out in protest. the bill leads a two-thirds majority if it's to get past. at this stage the government does the numbers. it launches is 2 months campaign, visiting various districts across the city to get the public on board before a vote in the legislative council in july. . >> lining the sidewalk around the government headquarters is a
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handful of tents. the site of the 2.5 month sit in looks like a campsite, with a small group of die hard protesters embodying the pro-democracy campaign. >> we have to persist. we believe we'll reach success. >> the number of tents is growing. a library has been recreated. some are even building seating in the hope that more students will return. but it's inside the government building where the fate of hong kong's political future will be upfailed. the chief secretary will present the government's long-awaited reform package for the 2016 election. she ruled out an open election and is standing firm on a decision to free the candidates. >> the work on the political reform resolution is required to
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follow the law and the national people's congress standing committee. >> it's the ruling that triggered the occupation in hong kong. they are demanding the right to freely elect candidates. >> i detect no reason for me to doubt that all of us would veto any political reform package that is restrained by the 831 advocacy positions. >> the proposal needs the backing of the council, if it's to proceed. with more that a third of reform makers against the plan. it's unlikely to get the go ahead. student groups. hope it darius hope that it will be the case. where a vote not expected
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the government is not likely to pull out all the stocks the number of people killed in a flooding mine in northern china rose to 16. state media says 247 minors were underground when the shaft flooded on sunday. rescuers are working to free five workers trapped inside. >> the south korean government has formally approved plans to sallage a ferry that sank killing more than 300 people. the bodies of nine passengers are missing. raising the ferry is a demand raised by bereaved families who happy it will help reveal what caused the sinking. most were high school students on a trip to a resort island. >> storms that battered the east coast of australia killed three
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and cut power to more than 200,000 homes. winds of up to 240 k/hr crushed cars and upfruited trees. -- uprooted trees. >> reporter: for a country used to stream weather. the severity of the storms took australia south-east by surprise. more than 30 centimetres of rain dumped on parts of new south wales in less than 24 hours, leading to flash floods and little time to get away. >> we had to swim for it and >> we had to swim for it and we were getting stuck at the bridge. we are stuck in behind the toilets. and got colleen's jumper, wrapped it through one of the weave holes and hung on, been there for a while. telephone polls struggled to resist high winds. trees also toppled. >> i was looking at a couple of other trees up there. looks like a slightly - a lot smaller tree than that one deflected it enough.
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>> leading to a narrow scope. -- escapes. at sydney's famous bondi beach the waves were less welcoming than normal. damaging properties along the coastline. with the city's harbour well above the usual level, some were warned they might have to evacuate. >> a short trip by ferry resembling the high seas much the storm was more serious than expected. said the state premier. >> there's no doubt that this is a severe storm event, a once in 10 year event. more severe than anticipated. clearly the consequences are quite significant across new south wales, and it is clear they were in the midst of challenging weather. >> reporter: more than 200,000 homes were left without power. authorities warned the worst of the storm may not be over, with more flooding expected
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time to ask if it will get better. rob is here with the weather. >> to some degree it is. the winds are lighter. recently in the south-west of sydney they have a flood threat. they've been evacuated. wind are down. showers are up again. the ferries are running. it was a rough chips, cruise ship made itself into sydney harbour. there's thunder storms around and the legacy floods are still to come. despite what has happened. there's a lot of rain waiting to come out of the ground. sydney was never the focused on it. most of the cloud has gone away from the big circulation. the smaller storms if you watch, it's around newcastle, up the coast from sydney. and doesn't going to the north of that is where we had three the result of a huge amount of rain and this is what we have now. that's done by half a meter of
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rain. the nearest town's report is 414mm. it has the figure. that amount of rain is falling. >> it was in the hunter valley. wine making region. consequence of southerly winds felt further north. it was seen as a warm part, and 11 degrees in stanthorpe. the coldest day in 50 years. there's more to come. >> al jazeera - mohammed fahmy and mohammed badr are in court in egypt. they are facing the retrial, aiding the ban muslim broad. they deny it a second trial, a second opportunity for mohammed badr and mohamed fadel fahmy to show the charges against them are baseless. the prosecution's evidence rests
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on a report that includes that it's supposed to prove al jazeera journalists harmed the national security. the members of the committee issued the support, testifying that they didn't see the videos write the porp a new committee has been worn in to support the evidence. >> we both tested materials against the national security and the members say they didn't pay it. >> mohamed fadel fahmy says prosecution witnesses unwittingly supported their defense. the retrial cams offer a supreme court ruled, that there wasn't evidence to commit the journalist. mohammed and mohamed fadel fahmy along with the colleague spent more than 400 days in gaol. in february peter greste was deported to australia, and a
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judge released mohamed fadel fahmy and mohammed badr on bail. he had to give up the egyptian citizenship and is hoping to be deported to canada. several delays and witnesses brought more frustration, but they won't give up until they clear their names. >> an international lawyer joins me live from london. good to have you with us. where is this heading. this is what they are hoping for. >> it is really scandalous to have kept these people firstly in custody, and secondly waiting for so long. there is no case against them at all. i don't understand why the judge had to postpone when he saw that. they were supposed to have seen the evidence the technical evidence. categorically denied that it was
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not theirs. now, these people are victims of gross injustice like thousands of others in prison in egypt. we mentioned some of the irregularities, the case has been adjourned, the sentence issue. is this the politicized court processing judges losing independence or currying favour with the new regime there. >> out of fundamental principle whenever you have a military regime. forget about the rule of law and the judiciary. it's there. in fact it's to entrench the denial on justice itself and to violate or breach the rule of law. ed judiciary and independents
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have been sacked and using all sorts of pretences and claims. many have been dismissed, judges and now the reason we know the reason. you have the ex-members like the president and his entourage. they commented on the series. it's been one after the other. anyone that believes there's respect for the rule of law or there's justice, the rule of law is used to deny a dual protest in egypt and the judiciary is used to deny justice for those whose politicians and freedom of expression. it turns in total, breach of the international obligations,
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entering the covenants of the u.n. or the charter of human rights of africa and in fact in breach of the constitution. so this is scandalous that the people have been used in order to achieve political leverage with al jazeera. >> thank you so much lots more ahead on the newshour. a century after mustard gas was used on the killing fields of flanders the united states gets rid of the last stockpiles and a british traitor accused of writing almost a million off the u.s. stock market faces trial and cleveland takes on boston in the n.b.a. play-offs.
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welcome back. let's recap the headlines - more air strikes hit houthi controlled positions coming hours after the saudi-led coalition announced an end to the campaign coalition forces are maintaining a naval blockade to ensure weapons don't reach houthi fighters there have been more protests in hong kong against the reform plan. the beijing backed proposals don't allow for free and fair elections a boat load of migrants have
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been brought ashore. italy's prime minister called for comprehensive european action to end the refugee crisis. more on the top story. saudi arabia's month-long air campaign failed to restore the government, and according to the critical threats project, houthi rebels hold more territory than before. this shows their presence on march 25th the stay the saudi-led began air strikes. after taking sanaa, they continued a march south, closing in on aiden and moving into tiaz. they have moved south and west and increased their control, and influence in the areas which they operate in. this is an isn't professor in gulf politics at qatar university. good to have you with us. the announcement of the end of
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operation decisive storm - is this part of some back channel deal that hasn't been announced. >> it could be something like that. i was surprised yesterday when they announced that. and that they continue with the air strikes. it seems that the background team is not good enough to prevent it. >> we had a line coming out saying the houthis released the minister of defence, and do you see a pattern - let's but the question this way dash if we don't see a pattern emerge where houthis make concessions, pull out. met the demands that the coalition announce will everything whatever is left it will fall apart. >> it's possible. i'm not optimistic in this sense, because i don't see that the houthis are pulling back. on the other hand i don't see that the saudis are willing to leave or continue their advance to aden.
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on the other hand, the iranians are not happy with the situation generated with the attack. and it seems that they keep supporting the houthis. even though there are not so much evidence that they are on the ground they are providing more financial support. >> where will that lead then in relation to peace talks? >> i'm not optimistic about the possibility to take place, if the air strikes continue and there is no evidence that this is changing on the ground, as shown in the mapp and the houthis controlling more. >> you don't think they moved by the buildings. >> no no not really. >> now, yemen's community made a statement. reading between the lines, is this a signal that there would be an attempt to remove the
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elements loyal to the president. all this situation, generated by the fact that ali abdullah saleh was reporting the houthis, and there was activity around that. this would be impossible to start without changes in the government and leaving it aside from there, from the future government. >> on the other hand i don't think they can do anything. without including the faction support. the houthis and others should be included. all the factors should be included. it is something that has happened a long time ago. only because of someone involved. involved. >> the seeds of this have been brewing for a while. thank you for going on and
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sharing insight. >> the u.n. says 113,000 fled the fighting in the iraqi city of ramadi. this is the latest picture of intense battle between i.s.i.l. fighters and government forces. iraqi troops have been retaking downs on the outskirts. the u.n. warns that families displaced have no shelter, facing worsening positions. syrian opposition. fighters say they have gained ground. rebels have taken over part of the neighbour hood after intense battles. on the outskirts, government shelling killed six people. it shows the aftermath of the atabs. dozens were injured in the bombings. opposition activists accused forces of 1700 strikes across syria in the past three weeks.
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>> british trader accused of wiping almost a trillion off the u.s. stock market is facing trial in the u.k. allegedly he used sophisticated software to place thousands of orders and cancel them before they were executed. that manipulated the market in his favour and allow them to profit. jonah hull is in london and joins us live. recap for us what exactly happened and how this really impacted a lot of key factors of the economy and stock market? >> well it certainly did. it had global reverberations. nar inneda singh, a commodities trader who u.s. authorities allege committed commodities fraud and market manipulation contributing to a one-day stock market crash.
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it was called the flash crash in the united states that wiped hundreds of billion perhaps up to a trillion. a final hadn't been calculated mainly shares on the do you jones. it all happened in the space of about 45 minutes. by the end of that day. it had significantly improved. in the meantime he made the man and others enormous profits. it's claimed by the department of justice and future trade commission that he operated as a one-pan trading company, out of an anonymous suburban home. he used complicated computer programmes. a statement here from the department of justice says the alleged manipulation urged profits and contributed to a drop in the stock market. >> that was the date of the so-called flash crash.
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>> jonah, how did he do it. >> the allegation is that he used the computer programme, algorithms to create fake trades. targetting the mercantile trades. fake trails conning the market believing there was a number of big sellers. forcing the price of shares downward. he hit the rock bottom. cancelled the orders and purchased a whole lot of shares at rock bottom as the market rapidly recovered. it's claimed he made something like 40 million in the four years. from 2010 to 2014, and on the one day alone, he made something like a slash crash. >> thank you so much. >> most public cans in brussels
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came to a halt. on a one-day strike. international train lines, the national railway system on the underground was hit hard. meanwhile in germany there was a disruption for commuters. they staged a 66 hour strike. it's the 7th strike. the workers are demanding higher pay and negotiating rights. south africa's army is send to johannesburg after a series of attacks against foreigners. 700 people were killed in foreign owned shops. charles stratford explains how the failure to create more jobs. >> reporter: when this boys was eight years old when apartheid ended, he was too young to predict he and others like him would be struggling civil.
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he has seven children and hasn't had a proper job in three years. >> it makes me feel like a failure in life. i'm a failure. most of the things that men are supposed to do, that i can't do. i'm supposed to support my children, first of all. the first priority is to support my children. i can't do that. >> he lives with his two sisters in this tiny house. he takes whatever low paid part-time work he can find. >> instead of getting jobs, yes, foreigners are getting jobs. the foreigners that earn less money than they expect to get. that is why they hire the foreigners to work in south africa. >> he is shocked by the latest wave of attacks against migrant workers in their country. >> they are human being like us.
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africans are of the same africans are of the same blood. it's not their fault to get the job here. they came looking for a job, like us. so i say no to xenophobia. >> there's been infrastructure development in communities like these. since the end of apartheid more than 20 years ago, their story is shared by millions of south africans. it's why they believe if the government is serious to putting an end to the xenophobic attacks by a small minority, it has to start delivering on the promises. >> the zulu king condemned the attacks on foreign workers. he called for calm. the government continues to deliver basic services and jobs. >> the president formed a special team that is looking into such economic and social infrastructure. and that is forecasting more on job creation.
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>> he, and millions of unemployed south africans like him, heard this many times before. >> in malawi, 2,000 protested against the anti-immigrant attacks. zuma 48 hours to apologise and hold responsible the zulu king whose comments have been blamed, and they it demonstrated compensation for the victims. of xenophobic attacks. the protests are threatening to boycott south african goods if zulu miss the deadline. jurors are deciding whether dzhokhar tsarnaev convicted of the boston marathon in 2013 should get the death sentence. opponents of the death penalty protested outside the courtroom in the u.s. state of massachusetts. the penalty phase of his trial
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is expected to last a month. three people died in the attack and over 200 were injured. it's been 100 years since lethal chemical weapons were used during the first world war. almost all countries signed a treaty. in the u.s. engineers worked to eliminate their supply of mustard gas. a project that could take four years. in colorado a small army of workers, assisted by precision robots is training to destroy one of mankind's weapons. it's a hard role. it's a high hazard operation. they spent a lot of time with personnel on training to ensure the work tors is ready to
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complete chemical weapons. >> poison gas was used by german forces. mustard gas and others were not effective on the battlefield, but they terrorized and demoralized the men in the trenches. it can cause berns, blindness and suffocation. the vast majority is stored near the colorado plant. workers are practicing on dummy shells like the artillery manufactured during the second world war. full-scale weapons will begin in october. they'll be unpacked and have the explosives removed and checked for leaks. they'll be taken apart, soaked in chemicals, blasted in high pressure water and baked in ovens to strip away tastes of poison. >> artillery shells are stripped
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and don't have chemical weapons inside of them. there are 780,000 real shells full of mustard gas at the facility. some live shells that are leaking or damaged have been destroyed with controlled explosions. workers load them into a thick steal cinema. then... >> three. two. one. >> reporter: it's not dramatic. charges split the cells loaded with chemicals. >> mustard gas is in the system, neutralized. rotating the vessel typically in no more than an hour. it's broken down to destroy all the mustard agent. the experts that do the work say it's a deeply satisfying job. chemical weapons are the worst thing going. they are dirty, nasty. getting rid of them is an
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important thing. destroying the stockpile takes four years, 4.5 billion. >> more than 1,000 inmates have been mooed in el salvador as part of a -- moved in el salvador as part of a prison transfer. the transfer is meant to break up by housing inmates on the crimes. >> bolivian police seized more than 650 kilograms of cocaine, bound for spain. they are valued at 48 million and police confiscated the cocaine, and six were arrested. >> still ahead. we are looking ahead to the champion's league quarterfinals as real madrid take on city rivals atletico.
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and now for sport. >> bayern munich stormed into the semifinals in the u.e.f.a. champion's league, thrashing porto. bayern are under pressure going into the quarterfinal losing the first game 3-1. four goals in the first 36 minutes turned the tide in their favour. it's 5-time winners. 7-3 on aggregate. it's the first time they won a european cup tie, losing the first away leg by two goals.
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>> translation: you should never relax or lay back in a champion's league match. we have to work on that. the second half is not so good. i know how difficult it is after a 3-1 quite. i have to say thank you to my players who gave us the chance to stay in the champion's league. >> barcelona started their second leg leading 3-1. the brazilian forward neymar scored twice in the first. the second with a header. that's how it finished very comfortable with the spanish. >> so far we haven't played the perfect match yet. we have played good games. we don't know whether perfection exists. it is evidence we didn't play a high level or get started with the ball that easy. >> translation: we focus on the two trophies left. and the competition, hopefully we can do history by winning
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this too, and we won four titles. and made it through the quarterfinal. >> both of the guys not close. wednesday's match said to be a little more tense. there's a goal separating monet coe. and it's tighter in the other. real madrid host atletico. the first match ending 0-0. it's a repeat of last year's time. last season's final which real won. this season. they haven't beaten the rivals in 7 attempts. to go into the garter final with two of three main attacking out injured. cristiano ronaldo is the only after the first choice forward. >> i said a lot of time i have the best squad in my opinion in the world, and so i think it is
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important. finn. i don't think was going to play. but the player that was going to play in. monaco overturn that 1-0 deficit against juventus on wednesday. a french club has not beaten italian opposition in 10 attempts in knockout ties in this competition. >> be need the capacity and the need to win. we need to score a goal without exceeding one. if we lose our mind. we'll be in trouble. >> 10 days away from the most anticipated fight in boxing history, i'm talking about floyd mayweather junior verses mani pacquiao. the w b.c. unveiled the belt they'd be fighting for. it's made in mexico and
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encrusted with 3,000 emeralds shown off by larry homes. as for the fight itself for homes himself, there's little doubt who will prevail. >> i think mayweather will win, he ducks and doesn't stand still. it will be a great site. >> australia lifting their ban an collecting clothes. selection for the wallabies, depending whether they were based in australia. they have approved the measure to relax the rules. some of australia biggest stars including matt giteau have played for french clubs. they and 58 others will be available for the world cup in england. >> the tennis seen tips with the barcelona open attempting to win a tournament. novak djokovic who won the
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monte carlo masters. the top seed is the defending champion. he's through to the last 16 after a straight sets bin over russia's world number 85. >> first tournament of the year for me to play on play. i was nervous. i was playing. everything was good. returned well. and was hitting good balls, i'm happy to win. >> the n.b.a. announced they'd play a game in south africa. regular games played in london. the ex-bigs game will take place in australia. they are well into the post season. cleveland cavaliers have a 2-1 lead in the opening round play-off. 30 points from 4-time mvp. lebron james helping them to victory. >> i have been in this moment
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before, you know and a lot of our guys haven't. i feel lake, you know it was -- like you know, it was important to put a statement on the game the best way i know how, being aggressive and make a few plays to help the win. getting the win was important for me to be there for the team when we need it. >> the washington capitals levelled their play-off with the new york islanders as the remaining teams continue their request. niklas backvom scored 11 minutes to lift the capital to a 2-1 victory. the best of standards 2-2. the detroit red wings took the you haver hand in their series much plenty of feeling in game 3, detroit with a 3-0 win at home. leading 2-1. >> cricket, and the west indies continue their series.
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day one was a stop-start affair affected by rain. england had the home side struggling on 129/5. an unbeaten 94 from marlon sanders. the first match of the 3-game series ending in a draw. >> having won the toss on both and restricting them as they run throughout the day. and taking it to the line-up. i would like to say that it's slightly on top. but the morning session will be an important one. >> lots more sport on the website. for the latest check out al jazeera/sport. blogs and video clips from correspondents around the world. that is all the sport, more later thank you so much. stay with us here. another full bulletin of news coming up. don't go too far.
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