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o. >> with bodies still being recovered, and aid trickling in, some nepalese are demanding the government do more. hello i'm darren jordan, you're watching al jazeera live from doha. death of a black man in aist city. and how african countries free of ebola are trying win
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back tourists. it's been a week since a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit nepal and the death toll continues to rise. more than 6600 are confirmed dead and thousands injured. rescue teams are still searching the rubble looking for survivors or bodies. the cost makes up $10 billion and towns are yet to be reached to check ton devastation there. aid has been slow to arrive. >> until now in terms of cash we've received only $4 million. we have not received any penny beyond that. but we are hoping that we be able to mount as much as 4.8 billion.
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>> valerie amos tells al jazeera: >> we have made some progress. i was very concerned in the beginning, it is always like that at a marriage major crisis like this. it is a terrible tragedy. accordancecoordination is a major issue we have one major airport with one runway. how we organize ourselves and how all the different teams that have come in are best able to make maximum use of their skill and expertise, is the thing that we have been working on. just in the time i've been here i have seen some improvement. and our challenge is to get it even better. there our sahil raman joins us.
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sahil kathmandu last lost many of its iconic buildings. >> baseball trying to get rid of the rubble over the last few days. once they cleared the area and knew there are no more bodies here, it is a cleanup scenario. and that's really been reflect around the capital kathmandu. while some of the historic monday usms or placemonuments and place of worship have been affected, it is his feeling whether this can be rebuilt. they have been standing for hundreds of years majestic and
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bold. visited by over 3.5 million people annually and earning the country tourist dollars. tom bell has lived here with his system for a number of years and is an author and expert on the various structures. >> this is really an emblematic building created modern nepal after he conquered kathmandu in 1768 it is really integral to the history. >> those that are rescued are carefully lifted to safety and stored for safekeeping. >> how do you think that can be conducted for rear? >> i don't know, derng concerning
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the way it's repaired. nepal receives a lot of foreign aid and i imagine this is where that foreign aid would be spent after more humanitarian things would be taken care of. >> also to rebuild tourist confidence that nepal is a safe place to visit. >> our heart is open to welcome all our guests. so nature and to some extent culture also, the buildings archaeologically that we will take time. but the natural part we have to forget the pain. >> to forget this pain is not
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easy. but yet many consider structures that the nepalese are proud of, structures that are dear to a nation. >> this is a very special place for us. it is like the eiffel tower of paris. it means a lot to us. >> as many walk past their past, many wonders how the past can be rebuilt. >> sahil, nepal doesn't have the money to rebuild these structures. does the international community? >> there is hope that the national community will. but the concern of the nepali
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government, the shelter that many thousands need across the country. all the architectural relics are basically going to be put to one side stored for safe keep and they'll dirt how to rebuild the country, the archaeology industry are not the main issues at the moment. but the people are the parts of the country that the government wants to get across. the death of freddy gray, a few protesters were arrested. maryland state attorney says the death of mr. gray will be treated as a homicide. that statement was welcomed by the gray family. tom ackerman has more. >> after an autopsy determined
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what killed him baltimore's chief prosecutor laid out the charges against the officers involved. >> mr. gray received a serious injury as a result ever being shack manied handcuffed and held without a seat belt in the back of the police wagon. >> officer caesar goodson is charged with second degree murder for refusing his cries for medical help. the officers were not responsible for gray's death according to the police union. demanded the case be turned over to a special prosecutor. >> i've never seen such a
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hurried are rush .1application of this law and the facts of this case as we know them. >> president barack obama said the federal deposit would see justice is served. >> those are also entitled to due process and rule of law and so i want to make sure that our legal system runs the way it should. >> in gray's neighborhood, residents welcomed the findings. >> satisfied with today's charges. these charges are an important step in getting justice for freddy. >> for those of you who wish to engage in misconduct, there is no place in the poverty city
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police department for you. >> the city overtime curfew and state of emergency remain in force for at least a next few days. tom ackerman, al jazeera baltimore. >> cypress isn't a favored destination. the government's tough stance, means asylum seekers spend months without any guarantee of their status. >> mahmoud hassan are on a hunger strike. they failed to pressure thorlts to grantauthority to give them asylum. they have been given subsidiary protection but it is not
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enough. >> what can do i with subsidiary protection? i still don't have a passport. >> means they have legal documents and can work but are still stateless and can be deported at any time. their biggest mistake is to have applied for asylum in cypress. many end up in detention centers like this one. some 170 have been here for months waiting for their application to be studied. we are not allowed inside where syrian now live. they're all scared to show the identity and they're all worried about their future. >> translator: it's important for me to get asylum or else i won't be able tobury my family, that will be a disaster. >> other passengers men women and children who refused to
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apply for asylum have been housed in church. >> i don't want it, i don't want to apply for subsidiary status because i won't get the ability to travel. >> one reason is the very restrictive refugee policy. the second reason is we are not even if you get residence permit, dplens cypress you cannot move. >> palestinian travel document can't get them far. >> what happens tomorrow to me,
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for me, for my friends. >> since arriving they tried a number of times but failed to be smuggled out of cypress. they say they have reached a dead end. zeina khodr cypress. >> very few countries have not been inflicted by the crisis. victor ponta, thank you for joining us. briefly wass your response to the groition migrant cost we're seeing in europe? >> just let me very briefly express the sorrow and the solidarity of the romanian people with the people of nepal. you're right. every day and every night
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thousands of hopeless people are trying to get some resource in europe and lately, the tragedies in the mediterranean caught the eye of those in the european union council and many others in is unacceptable for a european union prosperous democratic promoting human values to say there's nothing we can do and reject the people. all the new funds that the europeaning countries put together trying to help these people this is only good answer. >> eye ron cri youironically now romania
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is part of the eu and able to vote on these situations. >> yes right. we should understand we cannot just build a feks against people coming to europe. they are afraid in their countries and we should find policies to integrate most of them and this is the answer of my country. this is i think a democratic world to answer, the only one. >> what about the movement of romanians within the eu? you were quoted as saying, rowe mainians shouldn't be treatas second class citizens in the european union talk us through that. >> rowe mainians and croatians
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what is the lesson is that this is the right path, we should try to -- the rich european union standards, and romania has succeeded in the past years to do that but we should keep open, the countries surrounding the area our key relationship with turkey which in my opinion is the toughest partner am and together we can focus on the problem and not divided. >> why is europe still so attractive to migrants and why so many countries can't afford
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to take them in? >> they can afford to take in migrants. within the european union and outside, they are working hashed, they are adapting very fast think my opinion and this is the rowe malasian the romanian position. whorch comeswhoever comes and respects the european union values are a help. >> out of border your coast guard patrolling the black sea perhaps jump being off into turkey and could this become a problem for romania? >> it is, we have seen an untraditional route from the
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bosphorou srveg sea. bosphorous sea. it isof course we should prepare for a new flood of migrants. this is our duty towards the humanity and the values we share to find a solution for all these people running from a difficult situation. >> thank you very much. >> thank you very much. still ahead ultimate fighting. stay with us.
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is. >> welcomewelcome back.a quick reminder of the latest stories. it's been more than a week since a 7.8 earthquake hit nepal. nearly 7,000 are dead and over 14,000 injured. the death of treg, in baltimore a nighttime curfew the is in place. fighting in southern yemen
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city of aden continues. battling for control of the main airport. neave barker has more. >> as fighting escalates in the port city of aden there are few if any safe zones left. in this hospital one of only a handful still open, staff are struggling to cope while houthi fighters clash with popular resistance loyal to hadi. >> translator: the situation here in our hospital is really miserable. we are under huge pressure. our staff are also under pressure. we are no longer able to deal with this. there is a shortage of equipment and medicine. >> naiz is one year old he was with his father when a bullet
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sheered into his head. >> what should we do 90 after they destroyed our home? >> reporter: and in yemen's capital sanaa war has led to destruction of resident homes. >> we heard the explosion. my aunt and i were rescued under the rubble. we found body parts of my uncle and another street. women chirn and elderly all died. >> saudi military commanders say the air strikes targeted troops loyal of sean sean. to ali abdullah saleh.
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restoring yemen's president in exile, abd rabbu mansour hadi to power. ordinary people continue to sifer. saudi arabia and its partners have said the air strikes will continue until the houthis military capabilities are diminished. neave barker, al jazeera. >> attack took place in the town of bajii i.s.i.l. tried to capture parts of the town and its oil facility that are are that are the biggest facility. a low number for a nation that relies on tourism as its main source of revenue. nicholas hart reports. ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> reporter: they do this for every newly arrived visit or at the club hotel. they book their holiday online to enjoy the sunshine, the food, the music the good company. >> we were work being for. >> wealth and a safe and exotic destination on the flight from paris. senegal foot the bill. >> more than 10,000 have died from the virus in neighboring countries. fear of ebola is following faster than disease itself. >> many have had to closing we were hit badly by the bad situation.some went bankrupt.
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>> another casualty of the ebola crisis. several tour operators have pulled out altogether. senegal's government is putting into place dramatic measures. scrapping visa fees awlg together. flying to senegal is expensive. senegal briefly are closed its border with ebola-suffering countries. >> we are taking all necessary safety and medical precaution he so that those who choose to come here will feel safe and
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comfortable. >> they don't want more tourists that make this destination so special. nicholas hawk live, doha. >> in a few hours time, floyd mayweather and manny pacquiao will meet, but this sport of mixed martial arts continues the grow in popularity. anneandy gallagher reports. >> this so-called gentleman's game is bowing out bow going out losing fans to a relatively new
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support. >> i'm going for that shot. >> these are mixed mart martial tifts. more knockouts more action and a riseing body of stars. but even those here have their doubt competing without action. >> this is a brit, we've been through this before it's not going to happen. >> nonetheless it are make inroads expeacial here. the way boxing is doin can be neat ited, never thinking about the sports. only a certain amount of tickets
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went on sale and then they put them on the secondary market and there are tonts that with lover to see that. >> some don't mind the astronomical prices, and could reinvigorate this sport for a long time. >> it is a sport that brought you usv. >> e-and they boston always has been always will be. >> i don't think that applies to the u.s. market. globally boxing is still keen. the nerve end boxing in fighters like mayweather or pacquiao
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