be responsible. there has been too much deceptions and lies. >> hello there. this is the news hour live from london. coming up in the next 60 minutes more saudi airstrikes in northern yemen. but diplomats say that the fighting could be halted next week. >> a cease-fire will take place countrywide provided that the houthi agree. >> cameron wins a second term as u.k. prime minister.
but what will it mean for britain's future in europe? inside south africa's gang culture, exclusive interviews with members who say there is no way out. victims and heroes of world war ii are remembered. >> we have the sports news including the spanish football dispute the season will be saved according to the managers of barcelona and real madrid. >> hello after weeks of bombing saudi arabia said that it will implement a five-day cease-fire from tuesday providing houthi rebels also agree stop fighting. the agreement was made after the
saudi saudi-led coalition launched new strikes in yemen. leaflets have been dropped to warn residents to evacuate before new bombing gets under way. >> during talks of the u.s. secretary of state in paris. >> the cease-fire will begin this tuesday may 12th, and will last for five days. >> there will be no bombing no shooting, no movement of their troops or maneuvering to
reposition their advantage. no movement of heavy weapons or others the cease-fire is conditioned on the houthis agreeing to live by these commitments. and it is a renewable commitment. in other words, if they live by it, if this holds it opens the door to possibility of extension and the possibility of longer period of time for the political process to help resolve these differences. >> mohammed vall is live for us from riyadh. how difficult will it be to for houthis to join this cease-fire. >> the fighting has intensified across yemen today in several areas there and also in response to leaflets that were dropped today by coalition in
the north of yemen particularly the area of sadaa the stronghold of the houthis. the coalition asked them to leave that area because it is now going to be intensely targeted by the airstrikes the response under houthi channel was that the civilians have refused to leave and instead of leaving or fleeing they said they would go, according again they say they will fight the saudis on their own soil. reports that the houthis have blocked roads and have refused and denied civilians with the possibility or access to leave the city. this--all of this is an indication of the houthis are not responding. they have not officially also commented since yesterday on the initial offer by saudi arabia to give that five-day truce nor did
they comment on today's statements. the date of the truce has been decided. instead, in saudi arabia, two incidents that we would like to mention, here in riyadh a police commander has been killed by unknown gunmen. they were attacks and killed the police commander. the authorities here have seized 30 kilograms of military-grade explosives and bomb material coming from behind, and they are now opening an investigation. in coordination with the authorities behind to look after this and know who the perpetrators are behind this. there is a sizable pro-iran shia community like--that is the state of alert in saudi arabia.
instead of an air of peace which the saudis would like to see taking place we have alerts and we have a situation of war. we have on the border the saudis amazing their troops continuing to prepare for any eventually attack by the houthis. >> mohammed vall live for us in riyadh. thanks mohammed. >> i asked just how difficult it will be to evacuate civilians before sadaa is attacked. >> we aren't sure of the number of civilians are there. of especially those who have not been able to have the means of transportation.
this is an extremely concerning situation and for us the concern is not only the high number of casualties that may result in the bombing on civilians and even structures like hospitals but also situation can create, and the huge humanitarian catastrophe. >> you have five people currently working in the hospital. will they say even if there are renewed bombing campaigns in sadaa? >> yes, of course, they are
>> a long time before recovered from these crisis. >> meanwhile, thousands have taken to the streets of tehran to protest against the saudi attract in yemen. they waved placards as they showed their solidarity with the yemeni people. they're seen as the main supporters in yemen and have repeatedly called for halts in saudi airstrikes. now the pundits thought that the british politicians would be arguing over a new coalition government, but david cameron's conservatives have pulled off a surprise victory and improved their share of the votes. the leaders of the other main parties were forced to resign, but with cameron is facing years
of battle to deliver his campaign promises. laurence lee continues. >> david cameron still in downing street and still prime minister. his conservative party confounded every similar one of the polls and what a small majority. that allows him to tell the queen he can now form a government. an election that was supposed to involve weeks of negotiations ended up over by lunchtime. as i said in the small hours of this morning we will governor as a party of one nation, one united kingdom. that means insuring this recovery reaches all parts of our country from north to south from east to west. >> it was primarily a disaster for the main labor opposition. failure to gain english seats from the near wipe out in scotland. the labour party now faces
another search for a new identity and a new leader, too. >> britain needs a strong labour party. britain needs a labour party that can rebuild after this defeat. and now it's time for someone else to take forward the leadership of this party. >> the liberal democrats wounded by their presence in coalition governments. it's leader, he too resigned as leader. the u.k. independent party would break through. they got a lot of photos but only one seat. >> i know they're used to party leaders making endless promises that they don't actually keep. but i'm a man of my word, so i should writing to the.
>> they have effect lively neutralized all their political threats in parliament. >> the only bit of this the prediction of scotland. the scottish nationalists swept before them winning all but three seats ripping the heart out of labor's stronghold. all the talk at westminster is that the prize willing full control over their finances as conservatives try to stop another push for independence from the u.k. so the british political map has new political fault lines. new lines are replacing old
ones. cameron said he would like to forge one nation, but with england's right wing politics and scotland the opposite,. >> outside of the houses of parliament barbara cameron no longer has to worry about pleasing co-his partners but how tough is the road likely to be before him? >> well, you know, felicity the great irony is that he had a much stronger coalition, a much stronger majority because he had many more seats than the 326 needed. right now he has 330. actually it does not take that many vinture toss change their mind or decide not to back him. for him to lose that majority, that is certainly that they'll have to bear in mind. there is no talk for conservatives forming any or
formal coalitions with any of the other smaller parties but on a case by case basis they may have to form alliances. that's certainly something that people will keep an eye out on for the next few years because it really is a waver thin majority when you compare to tony blair when he came in 1997 where he had the majority of more than 170 seats. even then when he won the election of 2001 he had a majority of 160. the handful of mps that form david cameron's majority do perhaps seem a bit of a worry. >> and everyone thought the issues of scottish independence from the united kingdom, they thought that was settled last year with the referendum that the u.k. held, but that is not the case. >> well certainly the whole scottish issue has been fascinating. it is one thing that the continue polls got absolutely right as we're hearing in the
reports. 56 out of 59 seats for the scottish and national party. now it's quite interesting it's not going to be so much about another referendum. but when they said that they will make sure that now that they're the biggest party make sure that the u.k. keeps its promises that were made to scotland when of course it tried to convince the scots not to vote for separation when they had the referendum a few months ago. an additional problem is the referendum that david cameron promised about the e.u. to stay in or come out of the e.u. whereas in england there may be more skeptics. scotland has been very pro e.u. you might have the slightly odd situation where the u.k. might vote to come out of the e.u. but scotland would want to stay.
let's put it this way felicity, this election or perhaps the results have not been as exciting or complicating as many of us thought it would be. over the next months and years might make up for that. >> thank you. >> the relationship between cameron's conservatives and the european yearn has been tortured for many years. and that promise to hold out an referendum is set to cause more tension. he promised that the vote would happen by 2017 saying he wants to negotiate a better deal for the u.k. in europe and put that to the british people. so what exactly does he want to achieve? well immigration was key election. cameron wants european migrants to work for four years in the u.k. before they get access to certain welfare benefits. he wants to be able to deport any migrant who habit found work in the u.k. after six months.
>> critics say that infringes freedom of movement, something that is guaranteed by the treaty. changing this would immediate all 28 countries to agree. so is cameron's ambitious timetable workable? on monday they conceded that change is possible but there are limits to europe's good will. >> britain is not in a situation to impose its agenda to all the other members of europe this is basic principle of the european union laid down in the treaties so the british kindly invited to present us a list of their request we'll take this under examine and we bring attention and then we'll.
>> see. >> more implications for europe with that u.k. referendum we're joined by glen zimmerman. he joins us from frank further. thank you for your time. can i ask you broadly how can the rest of europe feel about the possibility that the u.k. could end up leaving the european union? >> yes i think we have a certain fear that the u.k. might leave the european union because it is a vital part of the european union and it is important to us in germany that we have our friends in the u.k. balancing out other relations with other european countries. i can only speak from the german perspective, and we have a certain fear of that referendum because as we've seen in
scotland it's unpredictable the outcome of the referendum. >> well, david cameron is hoping to renegotiate parts of the u.k. treaty with the e.u. because he believes also that that will help him convince the british public to stay within europe. but will concessions be made and how far will the e.u. go? >> a treaty change is not on the table. but most important the most important thing as was said cameron has to say what he really wants to negotiate on. we have that issue of the referendum for many, many months on the table. but david cameron never really said to the european partners what he wants to negotiate. that would be the first step. nevertheless, i can't imagine there will be a treaty change
with all the 28 member states. >> i mean, we know broadly what he's talking about when he's talking about renegotiating with europe. he said that he wants european migrants to work for four years in the u.k. before getting access to certain welfare benefits here. he wants to be able to deport migrants who have found work within six months. is there a possibility that europe would be prepared to look at that, or will that be too much of a change. >> europe will look on it, but we also have a case of the european court on these issues, which is pending. so we will look into everything, but in the end i mean, there needs to be a certain commitment from the british side as well, and now the elections are over, and i think we need to talk open and i think the time is
over to gamble and in the end the u.k. has to make a decision, if it will stay with the european union or not. >> what do you foresee in the year or 18 months add before before 2017? how do you see the debate going? there will an huge debate held in the u.k. because let's be clear, david cameron despite some members of his conservative party, david cameron doesn't want to leave europe. he just wants a better deal for europe. what are the debates going to be like, for example of germany will be unlikely to give concessions. >> we have certain principles within the european union and many of my colleagues are very
reluctant to start over again and again and again to renegotiate with the u.k. on these principles because the are impression in germany as germany being part of the european union, and for example, we have right now--we're talking about immigration. germany is by far the largest country giving shelter to refugees from from the near east and the u.k. didn't helping on that issue at all. it is a difficult discussion in germany because the people in germany don't really understand. >> good to get your point of view. thank you so much for joining us on al jazeera. >> thank you. >> still to come on the program ambassadors from norway and the
philippines. a helicopter carrying dignitaries crashes in pakistan. also details of an eight-year-old child found in a suit case in spain. and in sport the baseball star alex rodriguez sets a new record recordrecord with the new york yankees. we will have more in sport. but first it was an incident in which finally made the world sit up and take notice. after 800 people lost their lives as they tried to cross the mediterranean to north africa last month. stephanie dekker reports. >> you can still make out parts of the ship despite the murky water, what you can't see are the bloated drowned bodies of
hundreds of people trapped inside. the italian navy has released these images. it won't release the footage of the many dead but all crucial in the investigation in what happened on april 18th. >> we have found many bodies. it's impossible to say how many. the majority are inside the bottom part of the boat, but it does add up to what the survivors have told us, that there were around 800 people on the boat. >> only 28 people survived the accident. two of them are in custody. a tunisian man is alleged to be the captain and a syrian who is believed to have helped him. a boatthe boat collided with the vessel that came to rescue them and in panic capsized. >> some of the navy ships involved in that search are now return to go port. investigators are scrutinizing that wreck. one of the key questions is whether some of the migrants
from locked inside giving them no chance of survival once the chips are going down. >> they said they would rather complete the investigation without having to lift the boat out of the water. the italian. prime minister said that italy will do everything to recover the bodies of those who died for freedom. al jazeera sicily. >> and a court in spain has ordered the detention of a man from the rifery coast who allegedly hid his son in a suit case to smuggle him into europe. he was found in a spanish enclave in morocco. ambassadors from norway and the philippines plus two pilots
died. >> the international response to help victims of nepal's devastating earthquake has been too slow according to the united nations. it said it has received 5% of its $415 million appeal. and with the monsoon just weeks away it's becoming ever more urgent. from nepal andrew simmons reports. >> more helicopters, more food supplies after a slow-motion start some demands are gradually being answered. but the aid effort is still not keeping pace with need, and the annual monsoon could mean more districts like this one to be totally cut off within weeks. in the east where aid convoys are able to drive through the district many destroyed villages are dependent on small deliveries of food.
an extraordinary effort is being made by groups of students giving out food packs. >> further down the road larger amounts of aid are being issued. but bigger problems than food lurk in this gloom. the help sign here in once was a village relates mainly to shelter. this man shows me what is left of his home. he attempts to build a shelter out of the rubble, but it's inadequate. >> we have not been able to clean up. it's difficult to do anything. >> yet 15 kilometers away where 10 days ago there was hardly any help, a humanitarian village has sprung up. aid organizations have moved in, and drinking water supplies are reaching the people here but no
one is getting any materials for shelter. it's more than a week since we vicinitied the area, visited the area and shelter has hardly improved at all. everywhere you go people are crying out for tin roofs plastic cheating or tents. >> it's starting to get momentum now. unfortunately with the rains it gives us very limited amount of time. >> back in the village they're still living in the rubble with there is no sanitation and their the help for heart still goes unanswered. al jazeera. >> still to come on the program why the ships are down for workers in the u.k. gambling capital despite falling unemployment elsewhere. you're fired. we'll tell you why chile's president has gotten rid of her
disaster. the motor race in most parts of--the murder rates in most parts of south africa are slowing down in except in one area cape flats. we speak to the leader of one of the drug gangs. >> 11 @night, smoking crystal meth in a portable toilet. these are members of one of the gang running the drug trade in the area of cape town. rowlands is a gang leader. he believes taking and selling drugs is the only life possible here. >> they don't have money for school fees. they don't have money for for
college. their boyfriends are in prison. >> but there is a price for this drug-fueled world. nicole was hit by a stray bullet in a drug fight between the gangs. these children are growing up in a battleground. >> people will be killed very quickly. >> you get killed just for witnessing it? >> yes you get killed for seeing something. >> the gang leader believes that the government doesn't care about the mixed race or colored communities, as they call themselves.
>> because there is no role models in our place. they take the gangsters for their own models. they call the place maximum security prison. >> they have been dubbed the narco suburbs. the drugs trade puts food on the table whenning into else will. s police can be as complicit as the drugs lords themselves. >> to either turn a blind eye or to be complicit. criminals are able to avoid law enforcement by making sure that witnesses interfered with or
eliminated. >> he said that they want to stop the spiral of seeing gangs as family is by strengthening families. >> the murder rate across the rest of south africa is decreasing. in cape flats it's rising as these young men fight over territory and drug profits. many have never left the flats. many aren't make it to adulthood. al jazeera. >> egyptian authorities have seized assets of the former egyptian football star amid
allegations he helped fund the banned muslim brotherhood. the court is expected to pass judgment soon. he's still a popular figure. a football journalist who specializes in african stories. thank you for your time. how much of a shock is this bearing in mind that he is a public sporting figuring? >> well, it's pretty much a big shock, but like i said to many people in conversation today with my friends the egyptian government, the cc government is making a statement that anybody who wants to interview in the ruining of the country in terms of using their popularity or their public status will not be spared. this is just another one of anybody who has followed the
egypt in the last 30 years this is no surprise at all. >> he has not been arrested. >> it's very interesting and because of his status they can't do that at the moment. they're testing the waters. if enemy don't react and for example, there are going to be demonstrations already. they're testing the waters and if the reaction is not a loud they will follow up with an arrest. but we understand that they'll try the case in court and then they'll try to put more action on it. but right now they're not going to put in an arrest or anything because it would push it back and there would be outrage on the streets.
>> thanks so much for your time. thank you. >> you're welcome. >> the u.s. department of justice has has begun investigation whether the police in baltimore are racist. it comes after the deaths of a man in police arrests. >> this process is meant to insure that officers are provided the tools that they need including training, policy guidance and equipment to be more effective to partner with civilians and to strengthen public safety. >> the latest for the u.s. once again there has been a drop in the number of people out of work. but while the situation has improved for many in the state of nevada the unemployment rate is still much higher than elsewhere. andy gallagher explains.
>> at the height of the recession, north las vegas could barely cope with the number of people looking for work. things have improved but this city was one of the hardest hit during the financial crisis, and for many it's recovery remains to be painfully slow. jessica hoyt still hears heartbreaking stories. >> people come in and say i needed a job yesterday. i'm losing my house. i'm homeless we have people coming in like that. but we do have people who are having success. >> for this woman she has been unemployed since december. her life savings are gone. and in a job market full of young people she's beginning to lose help. >> as soon as they see you
nothing. so it's hard. >> las vegas is a place that's almost entirely dependent on tourism dollars. if is, offer all the entertainment capital of the u.s. that's what made it so vulnerable in the first place. but there are now some indications of a recovery. for thousands the desperate search for work continues. construction is on its way back, and for the first time people are moving to the city to take up work. more significantly economists say that important lessons have been learned. >> los angeleslas vegas economist said that the police known as sin city is now heading in the right direction. >> i'm pretty optimistic that we're finding that we need to do something different. we can't depend on gaming and hospitality and tourism we needs to diversity economy and make those property investments.
>> the unemployment rate is still high and this city is set for a long road of recovery. >> now chile's president is shoeing a new cabinet after she asked everyone to resign late on wednesday. the approval ratings are at an all-time low and her reputation has been damage bid controversy about campaign financing. in february her son resigned as head of the government charity amid allegations of influence peddling. let'sjust how deep is this political crisis? >> this crisis compared to other political candles in latin america. it may not appear that big. but for chile it is an ongoing affair.
so for this whole range of scandals that you mentioned to come all in the last year or so, it's really taken people by surprise, and they really have lost a great deal of faith in all politicians not just in michelle bachelet, it's president, but in government institutions in general. she has a huge task on her hands to reinstill faith in her government and in politics here in general in chile. >> how has it gone so badly wrong for bachelet? she used to have massive approval ratings? >> this is her second term in office. she's 14 months into it. now. she was hugely popular and she went off to work at the u.n. for four years. she did nothing but increase her popularity while there. came back and won elections
convincingly a year ago but now it's slumped dramatically partly because the chilean economy is going through a difficult time and some of the hopes and expectations that people have have been damaged to some degree, also the fact that she is now tainted by the scandal that you mentioned that her son was involved in. she is now been tainted by that. and those around here, those people who were loyal to her those people she's takenned to be her closest aides have also been tainted. a huge task on her hands to re reinstill some that have confidence. >> thank you. >> still to come on the program. >> patriotism is in the air in russia as the country gears up to celebrate victory day. i'm rory challan ds in moscow.
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revenue. so the matches coming up will be the last of the league season. the three games remaining real madrid host on saturday. but barcelona manager have offered hope to football fans. >> i honestly think this is a is a story that's going to be resolved in a few days. i think there is no communication between the sides. and i think they are going to be have a meeting and reach an agreement. i don't think la liga is going to end now. the league will finish as usual. >> i don't think that the strike will happen. i think dialogue will win and the whole thing can be solved beforehand. it affects everyone. they all have their points of view, but i think the players and the those in the world of football should be considered when reaching an agreement. that will be the best way of solving it. >> also officially qualified to
coach players at real madrid and take charge of the reserve team. the world winning french star means that he can coach at a liar level. on his inat a graham attack he described himself as very proud and said its mission accomplished. pele could be released from hospital on saturday after surgery for prostate condition. s the second time in six months he has to receive treatment. but doctors say that the 74-year-old doesn't have a tomb. in tennis world number one serena williams unbeaten run has come to an end. she said she needed to be pushed like this to prepare for the french open. serena lost in october but a sluggish performance had her struggling and the czech broke the american's first service game never looked back and claimed the 6-2 6-3 win.
also sharapova is out of the final. >> i thought i could return better today. especially since she won 61% of her second serves, which is not a stat that goes in my favor. i like to take advantage of seconds serves and i didn't do that well today. nadal remains on course. the defending champion outclassed bulgaria's bulgaria 's--it's a positive result for me. confident. good energy. then when you are working hard, and fighting for goals it's
great when you see that the goals are arriving. >> nadal could meet andy murray in the final when the world number three reaches the semifinals for the first time. he won 6-4 7-5. formula one world champion won in good time in the spanish grand prix. hamilton is looking to claim his fifth pole, and a second consecutive spanish grand prix win. new england patriots quarterback tom brady spoke out for the first time since a report claims that the team intentionally deflateed football. brady threw for three touchdowns
but it was discovered that some balls were deplat deflated, making them easier to grip, catch and throw. the report said that brady was aware of the deflating activities. some have called for him to be suspended the four-time super bowl winner said that he was not concerned. >> has this, however, detracted from your joy of winning the super bowl? >> absolutely not. [ cheering ] >> why not? >> because we earned and achieved everything that we got this year as a team, and i'm very proud of that, and our fans should be, too. >> he's confident. nfl journalist believes that brady could still find himself
in trouble with the sports governing body. >> there is debate how much of a performance-enhancing act this was, how much of an advantage this gave brady and the patriots. this seems to be more of a personal preference thing and where brady fell afoul of the nfl law is not that he orchestrateed football being deflated orven that they can prove that, but rather they didn't cooperate and it feels like there was a cover up, and if he lied about it, that's where the nfl will come down the hardest. >> baseball star alex rodriguez has moved ahead willie willie mays to be fourth on all time home run list. >> high fly ball, deep left center, there it goes, too ya. home run number 661. >> rodriguez achieveed the lead
on thursday. the 39-year-old recently returned to the game after serving a season-long drug suspension. rodriguez or a-rod as he's known did have a clause in his contract guaranteeing $6 million if he passed mays' record. but it was not commercially marketable for the team. the concerns for the starts of the olympics in rio are not going away. the companies which will build venues haven't been chosen yet. but organizers say there is nothing to worry about. >> we need to-- >> you can't compare the london games to the ones in rio. what rio is doing is truly evolution in its development. it will remain as a legacy for the city and also for the
country. long after hosting the rio 2016 games. >> slowly they'll get it sorted. >> thanks very much. now events have been held in europe and u.s. to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the second world war in europe. in paris the french president laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier. ♪ >> earlier the secretary of state and foreign minister attended a ceremony at the chance. >> celebrations across the world, but russia marks its version of victory day on saturday and with russia being punished by the west for its perceived aggression against the
ukraine, we have reports. >> in 1941 age just 16 galina enlisted as a night witch, what germans called the soviet air forcess or female bombers. galina is a star. partly because of her rarity, but also because in modern russia victory over the nazis is assumed almost sacred importance. >> we celebrate this anniversary like never before. if you compare the photo of last year with today we have many more people who have turned up this year. children grandchildren, great grandchildren with portraits of their relatives. they remember love and honor. >> victory day celebrations have been held all over moscow this week. even in the skies above it.
on wednesday helicopter enthusiasts towed patriotic flags through the sunshine. >> it is more than celebrating helicopter rides and war veterans. it is a very useful, political event. >> after nightfall the capital's streets echo to the sounds of marching soldiers and rumbleing tanks. this is no coup or crack downtown, most western leaders are shunning the events and russia has been hit with sanctions because of the stand off over ukraine. but other presidents and prime ministers have vladimir putin can show russians a vision of a country mighty, respected and unified. >> it's like football fans
russians playing in the war against other players and whatever happens, you have to support it because good fans are so. >> a sign that have is the popularity of the orange and black st. george' ribbon used on medals it's used as patriotism. more controversially for the west it is used by pro-russian separatists in ukraine. but that suits the kremlin just fine by promoting the nation's genuine gratitude for the vast sacrifices made 70 years ago it can prepare russians for the sacrifices faced in current conflicts. rory challands al jazeera moscow. >> that's about it for this particular news hour. for me and the news hour team thank you so much for watching. don't go far away because i'm back in a couple of minutes with much more of today's news.
>> you more airstrikes in northern yemen. but saudi arabia said that the fighting could be halted next week in the if the houthies cooperate. hello there i'm felicity you're watching live from london. cameron wins a second term but what will it mean for britain's future in europe. also ahead the first footage is released of the sunken ship is thought to contain um, to 800 migrants.