story", thanks for watching, i'm ray suarez. ♪ >> announcer: this is al jazeera. ♪ welcome to the news hour i'm in doha with our top stories. desperate journey hundreds of migrants arrive off the coast of indonesia and malaysia. on the eve of a saudi-proposed ceasefire fighting continues in yemen. belgium suspends aid to burundi as it continues with reelection plans. >> translator: a bad omen
maybe the gods are angry. >> reporter: nepal grows to protecting heritage from saving lives. ♪ hello, abandoned at sea by human trafficics and 1,000 migrants from bangladesh and myanmar and many sick and starving landed on the malaysia island and several boats carrying hundreds of refugees have been picked off the coast in indonesia on sunday and are the latest to be rescued from overcrowded boats arriving on the shore of malaysia and indonesia to escape a land that doesn't recognize them as citizens and faced decades of discrimination and persecution in myanmar. and they are in the state in the northwest of myanmar in the past
they used to escape crossing over land through thailand and since thailand began a crack down advocates say they have been trafficked to indonesia and malaysia and we have correspondents covering this story in three counters myanmar, thailand and may liesha and we will go to the malaysia capacity cuala-lumpar and tell us what actually happened here. >> well police in the resort town of lankowi confirmed for us 100 migrants from bangladesh community arrived last night and many were women and children and in very poor state and hungry and very thirsty and needed medical attention and in indonesia authorities say they rescued around earlier today and this brings to
around 1,000, the number of migrants that have arrived on indonesia shores over the past two days. so if you add up these two figures you are looking at around 2000 migrants from myanmar as well as bangladesh who have arrived in this country over just the last few days and now the authorities in these countries will have to figure out what exactly they are going to do with them. there has been no word from malaysia's home ministry yet about what the government here plans, but we do know that these arrivals at least in malaysia are going to be moved to a shooting range, a large complex in lankowi where they are expected to be housed until arrangements are made for them. >> reporter: all right, life for us there in kuala-lumpur and we go to myanmar which many of the migrants initially escaped
from t florence is live from there and florence why do these people so desperately want to flee their homes there? >> well, it's because they have no legal status in this country. the government doesn't recognize them as an ethnic minority. they have very few rights. they are subject to very many restrictions and are not able to travel freely in the country and need to apply for travel authority to move from one town to another and it expires after a certain number of days and have to move back where they are registered and the local government tries to limit the number of children they are allowed to have and three years ago it got worse when violence broke out between the community who are buddhist and muslims, about 140,000 people displaced and living in camps and the camps are in dire conditions and
people there are dependant on aid and cannot look for jobs to support their families the children can't go to school and there is no indication that the government policy are going to change. in fact, last year when the government held a census a nationwide one and not to have any ruhinja and what legal status they have not that they had much is set to expire so they hold what is known as a temporary registration card known locally as a white card and that is going to expire by the end of this month. they have been given in exchange for surrendering the white cards they have been given a piece of paper but don't know what is going to replace that. and so unless things improve for them they are going to try and get on boats to escape. >> all right, florence thanks for that abwe will cross live to ty bangkok where scott hydler is
standing by and scott explain to us why many of the migrants are choosing the sea route and not the land route into thailand. >> well really it started about nine days ago, that's when the military here really clamped down on these trafficking routes through southern thailand and nine days ago is the day after, a few days after they found authorities found in one of the jungle camps found a mass grave containing what they believe of 26 bodyies of immigrants and created a new operation we saw firsthand in the jungles there. a couple things 100 law enforcement and army are looking for the traffickers who may be around and identify where the hidden jungle camps where they were held for ran some and additional in the jungle we saw
army go up into some of the deepest jungle that bordered right up to the border with malaysia and not patrolled and marked and they were going up there with barbed wire and a stretch of 100 meters and it never has been done before and clamp down on trafficking routes and an effect on the boats that we are waiting out at sea. we contacted someone who is close with the networking groups, these trafficking groups and they say there were still boats out there waiting to do whatever they can with those on board. they obviously couldn't come ashore in thailand and went off to other directions and what we are seeing in malaysia and indonesia the boats coming to shore and a lot of them were supposed to be trafficking through here in the southern part of the country. >> live for us there in bangkok. now less than 24 hours from the start of a proposed ceasefire in yemen more cities have been bombed by saudi-led air strikes and saudi territory has been
attacked bety houthis as well. saudi civil defense says one person was killed in near the southwest border of yemen and last week eight people were killed by shells and after that the saudi-led coalition said the houthi rebels crossed what they called a red line and would pay a high price for striking saudi territory. house of former president saleh is the target of air strikes for a second day and it comes after his pledged allegiance to houthi rebels and we spoke to the yemen foreign minister and said the former president is only looking out for his own interests. >> saleh has a vast small and wore clothing not only political
chapter but also now clothing for ending his life and thinking he will be part of any future position about security in yemen. he has no chance at all. that is one thing. the other thing houthis agrees they will not comply with any ceasefire. they are not really to do any kind of discussion or negotiation or whatever. >> reporter: mohamed is live from riyadh and first of all the latest on this shelling in yemen. >> yes, shelling took place over the night according to reports and also this morning it has been renewed. we understand that with regards to the shelling the houthi shelling over the night the
saudi authorities have revealed that one person ex parte was killed in the shelling and also a saudi female child was injured along with three other ex patriot in the area there, a school has been hit in the shelling and also a residence near a military post. this is one of the things that the saudis have been clearly saying they won't tolerate, the houthis are there, crossing a red line and causing the spokesman of coalition saying when there is a strike on territory there will be much harsher punishment in the north and the air strikes are continuous and we have a report about an moroccom 16 fighter jet that was down during the night and houthis claim they were behind the crashing of that aircraft other sources talk
about a technical failure and still to know what happened and the fate of the pilot is unknown and this escalation comes less than 36 hours since the supposed beginning of a truce between the two sides. there is a lot of rhetoric there and the houthis have come for the first time and talking about alliance with saleh a day after he also talked about that alliance and condemned according to local media air strike against the house of saleh the former president and said they are not ashamed anymore talking about alliance with him so there is this escalation and there are fears, further fears about the fate of civilians inside yemen. >> mohamed live for us there in the saudi capitol riyadh. now belgium suspended funds for elections in burundi after weeks of protests after the president's plan to run for a third term and belgium is the
former colonizer and donor and hundreds of women gathered in the capitol to demonstrate against the president. and formerly registered his candidacy on friday and opponent's say the decision to run again violates the peace deal that understanded burundi's civil war in 2005. patricia is the author of gender and again size in burundi and joins us live from oxford in the uk, thank you for being with us first of all i want to ask you where do you think this is going to go in the next few days because it certainly does seem as if the pressure is building on the president from inside and outside as we just mentioned there? >> thank you. i think it's quite clear that the elections will have to be postponed. the conditions on the ground there is -- do not suggest that the elections can actually free and fair elections can actually
take place. i think the situation is quite grave. our party, when the protesters have been killed and opposition parties are having difficulty campaigning, there is considerable intimidation of opposition and critics of the government and of the president stance to run for a third term. >> and if this situation threatens to spiral into violence and obviously everyone hopes that it doesn't, but if that happens, what is the potential for this to destabilize the region as a whole? >> i think well i hope it will not escalate into violence. that would be tragic for the people of burundi who have long
yearned and went through 12 years of war and incidence democracy of what we could call absence of violence in ten years and people suffered enormously and living conditions have not improved so it would be tragic if the people of burundi were to be faced by another period of civil war. >> good to speak with you from oxford. north korea's test launch of a new ballistic missile plus rival groups of central african republic sign a deal to put down their arms and in sport just days after being golf's most overrated player there was a last laugh at the player's championship. ♪
all that still to come and a turkish ship attacked off the coast of libya killing one of its officers and the cargo vessel was going to the port of tubrook and others wounded and a spokesman with the libya government said the ship was bombed after it was warned not to approach the eastern city. and bernard is live with more on this from istanbul so what happened here and what has been the reaction there from turkey? >> well the turkish foreign ministry says this was a turkish own but cook island flagged ship heading for libya. it was carrying consignment of plaster board and shelled about 13 miles off the coast of libya and as it turned says the foreign ministry to sail away
then also came under fire from air,, in fact, the third captain who was a turkish citizen a national of turkey was killed as the ship was fired at from the air and attack condemned by the turkish government. >> and as far as you know the situation as it is obviously a precarious situation in libya and not a lot of information at the moment on this but what has been turkey's approach to the whole situation in libya right now? >> well i mean the bit of background to this is that back in february we have two governments in libya and back in february the tubrook interim government prime minister there accused turkey of supporting the tripoli-based government and the decision was taken into tubrook
where the nationally and u.n. recognized government was to exclude turkish companies from state contracts. now in reaction to those allegations back in february the turkish government accused the interim government of making hostile and unfounded comments against our country. so that is the background to it. and in reaction to what has happened today the turkish government has said it now strongly condemns what it calls a contemptible attack on international waters. >> reporting to us there from istanbul. now south korea says it is concerned after north korea tested a submarine launched ballistic missile last week and north korean media says the test was a success and we have more from seoul. >> reporter: striking invisible under the water but north korea wanted the world to see the launch proceeded over and state
media called it having a time bomb straps to the enemy back and the ability to fire a ballistic missile undetected from the seas rounds the korean peninsula, on monday there were high-level meetings and calling the development a serious and concerning matter. >> translator: we urge north korea to immediately stop developing this technology which hinders the stability of this peninsula and northeast asia. >> reporter: in the past north korea's feet of small submarines used for infiltration attacks and it attacked a war ship in 2010 killing 46 south korean sailers and carrying fleet would present a fleet of an entirely different order. defense ministry here says the test appears to lobbied the missile a short distance above the surface of the water and nonetheless it will have a rethink of south korea strategy for defending itself from a potential nuclear strike.
still under development it comprises of a so called kill chain, preemptively striking a missile only the pad just before launch and shield of intercepted missiles known as the korean air missile defense. >> it's under water. the system cannot detect that threat. so the i navy will have to do this before the missiles. >> reporter: insists the strategy is still effective and submarine attract in concert with u.s. allies and plenty of unknowns if they have subs of sufficient size and range to be a credible threat and if it managed to have a nuclear missile but this is intent and rattled the southern neighborhood, harry faucet al jazeera, seoul. two weeks since a devastating earthquake struck nepal, in addition to saving lives there is also a major
attempt to rescue the culture heritage and we traveled there to witness it firsthand. >> reporter: there is a different tempo to the relief operation now, more than two weeks after the earthquake. instead attempting to save lives this painstaking work is about saving ancient tradition, the temple dates to the 5th century and within it lies treasure but modern day social media is spreading stories of wrongdoing so another part of the rich heritage is destroyed with many other icons there are myths associated with it not only that rumors circulating now that jewelry associated with the diety is missing. all priceless jewel encrusted vest is stolen along with other items but that is firmly denied by local officials who say it will all eventually be recovered. the earthquake struck soon after the start of one of the most
important festivals of the kathmandu valley. this chariot left the temple and pulled by volunteers as part of an ancient ritual symbolizing snakes being dragged bnlack to the valley ending a drought and gives credit to a rain god, the diety is in the chariot with a priest that has to stay on board and tragically a nearby building that collapsed as the quake struck belongs to him and father his aunt were killed in it. even so he is unfazed at having to stay in the chariot. >> translator: you can't call it a bad omen earthquake happens and it's a natural disaster. >> reporter: at the temple some people are not reassured by his words. >> translator: we are cursed. this is a hard time for us. >> translator: it has to be a bad omen maybe the gods are angry. this shouldn't have happened.
>> reporter: a lot of people are spooked and very scared. >> reporter: this man believes superstitions have to be put to the side. >> the heritage of the valley and we have to get up and start running it again. >> reporter: no sooner has he spoken than the rain comes. despite tradition it doesn't signal a restart of the festival. no one is sure when that will happen. andrew simmons, al jazeera, nepal. let's get the latest world weather for you now with rob and a follow-up on what is happening with typhoon. >> i think we should because it was a category five as high as you can get, hurricane, typhoon, northern hemisphere. the size of the cloud here is about the size here of category five and can't get any higher but very few deaths partly because of evacuation and partly because it reacted in eastern here and a lot of the power was
dissipated here. here it is there off the coast of taipei and see if you can see the center and hard to see the eye and a much weaker storm. legacy was not as vicious as you might think from category five and at the edge of an open valley which is in land from the mountains there is 61 millimeters and gust of 202 kilometers for hour and quite windy but not as bad as it could have been and now in the smaller islands to the northen up to the japanese islands with more rain 159 millimeters of rain than gusts 120. so it's current category dropped down a couple now so winds of 175, gusting to 15 and going northeast with quite a lip and forecast it is raining in taiwan and more rain and northwards through the smaller islands of japan and doesn't end there and do you know what this could be a very well spell for them in a
couple day's time. >> great thanks rob. under french law half of music must be native and as we report from paris many feel it no longer applies. >> reporter: drive time on radio one of the most popular stations in paris. ♪ the teen prides itself on playing a mix of music whatever the language but doing so they occasionally break a law that dates back to the mid 1990s requiring 40% of all radio music to be french. half of which needs to come from new artists. >> translator: the legal quotas are not the best way of supporting the french industry and the law excludes 50 percent of french music because there are many performing in english these days. >> reporter: the law came into force at a time when only one in every ten records bought in france was by a french artist
and today people go to the internet to discover new music in a variety of language where the quo to -- quotas do not apply. they perform in french and believe all good music should get the same air time. >> translator: as long as the music is good we don't care if there are quotas if it's french or english as long as the music is good you have to play it so people can discover it. >> reporter: performers are hardly representative of france culture establishment and the fact they perform in french is a rare cultural commodity especially to those people who feel the influx of foreign languages is eroding the country's national identity. but even some supporters of the law describe it as a necessary
evil like composure and french person here john. >> translator: we are defending our heritage and language and i hope one day the quotas will disappear because they will say it's important to have songs in french and express french culture. >> reporter: state regulation is the safest way of nurturing natural talent but increasingly globalized world it's getting harder to drown out foreign sounds. ♪ al jazeera, paris. still ahead the saudi king won't go to the u.s. for an arab summit, is that a message from barack obama as he pursues talks with iran plus language rises from the dead, how indigenous community in venezuela is holding on to its cultural heritage. in sport the king of clay nedal
died and eight people killed by shells launched by houthi rebels. bell belgium suspended after returning for a third term and 13 killed so far and the king of saudi arabia and gulf leaders declining an invitation from barack obama the u.s. president wanted to welcome king salman for a summit on thursday at camp david and saudi arabia's foreign minister says it coincides with a humanitarian ceasefire in yellen and king of bahrain declined and arab say they are worried about a possible nuclear deal and we have more from a senior writer at gulf news and joins us live from beirut and thank you for being with us and your perspective on this and the question as to whether this
should be seen as some sort of a snub not only by the saudi king but by the other gcc leaders who have opted not to attend this summit? >> it could be interpreted as a slap on the face but i think that there is something much bigger than that. i think what we have is the obama administration has a trust problem with the conservative gulf monarchys. this has been going on for a while now, nothing new and arab countries are concerned about washington and iran and tried desperately to make sure that whatever accords are reach om-p 5 plus 1 the security council and germany and iran are negotiating over the future of iran power that what agreement is reached is not at the expense of the gulf monarchys so we are
at a cross roads now on the one hand the united states would like to have both sides of the gulf region essentially in their corner and on the other hand we have a trust problem that the obama administration does not know how to resolve. >> on the iran deal obama said a bad deal on iran's nuclear weapon is better than no deal at all and prepared to walk away from that. so i mean their contention is this is in the interest of the security of the region as a whole if iran is made to roll back its nuclear problem, wouldn't that be enough to convince saudi arabia and the other gulf countries? >> apparently it will not be enough simply because we don't know what the details of this
accord. the devil is in the detail as the expression goes. we will have to wait and see whether or not the accord that is most likely going to occur before the end of june will, in fact, be satisfactory but in the worst case scenario i think that the deal that is being worked out is going to create a window of perhaps a decade but at the end of which iran will probably be allowed to resume its activities. mark my words i don't mean to be looking into a crystal ball but i think that the arab conservative monarchys led by saudi arabia will not accept anything accept parity and if iran after a period of ten years is allowed to resume its activities i think that the arab countries led by saudi arabia will definitely go the nuclear route and see an arms race what we have not seen in this part of the world for a very long time.
>> how much is this of a power struggle between iran on one side and saudi arabia on the other for supremacy if i can put it that way in the region as a whole? >> well you put your finger on the $25,000 question. that is really what this is all about. i think that the conservative gulf monarchs the sunni world essentially are refusing point blank to allow iran to have a dominant region throughout the arab world. the iranians may have crossed the rubicon and have control over iraq and syria and lebanon to a certain extent and seems to me the conservative arab gulf monarchys will not tolerate this. it's not the question of only sunni/sierra confrontation and there are parts of it included but it's more of a sectarian nature whereby you have the iran
desire to be dominant and saudis are sawing we don't want to have anything to do with this and at camp david i think the obama administration will hear an earful from the saudi delegation. let's remember that even though king salman is not going to washington and camp david, the mohamed is going and equally important the defense minister and the son of the king mohamed is also part of the delegation therefore you should expect to have some kind of fire works in the room very diplomatic but nevertheless fireworks from mr. obama. >> good to get your perspective on this joining us there from beirut. now the capitol city of iraq's largest province is at risk to falling to fighters of islamic
state and levante and further defeat would strengthen i.s.i.l. in a providence that is strategic for all warring parties. >> reporter: the suffering is only worsening in ramadi the capitol of anbar providence torn apart by war and this is one of tens of thousands of families forced from their homes because of the fighting between the islamic state of iraq and levante and government forces the only shelter they have is on the side of this road. >> translator: we don't have any place to go. my children are on the streets. what kind of a future do we have? >> reporter: it is a divided city and i.s.i.l. is on the offensive. the local forces say they may not be able to defend the government buildings in the center of ramadi for long. >> translator: our forces are on defensive and asking for help from the federal government.
we don't have weapons and we want the u.s. led coalition to step up air strikes. >> reporter: they are contested and much of iraq's largest province is under i.s.i.l. control and the armed group was strong in anbar before it pushed iraq out 11 months ago and now the government wants to recapture the province before it takes the fight against i.s.i.l. to the northern city of mosul and many say it will be a hard battle to win. >> translator: the fight here will be much harder than expected in mosul, and they have support of the people and i.s.i.l. cannot use and anbar is last line of defense and for mosul they need to control anbar. >> reporter: to control anbar tribal support is needed and some are backing the government fighting i.s.i.l. many others are not and tribes that play an important role in fighting al-qaeda years ago and say government leaders never recognized their help and left them without any political power.
there are real fears that the city of ramadi will soon fall to i.s.i.l., officials have down played the significance of the city in the over all fight against the armed group but many disall i.s.i.l. will not only be able to control the capitol of the sunni heart land, it will be able to claim victory in a strategically important province that shares a long border with i.s.i.l.-controlled territory in syria. for now the iraqi government doesn't seem to have a clear strategy to recapture anbar sending in iran malitia will do little to bring political reconciliation and that is what iraq needs to defeat i.s.i.l., al jazeera, baghdad. rival groups of fighters in the central african republic signed a peace deal with the government it's aimed at ending two years of conflict that killed thousands of people and displaced nearly a million others and groups promised to lay down weapons for anyone involved in war crimes will not
be granted amnesty. and erdiwan addressed germany and addressed the turks in the southwest city. over a million turks living in germany are eligible to vote in turkish parliamentary election on june 7 proponents of erdiwan and party say his visit violates turkish law because the president should not take part in election campaigns. people in macedonia town have been returning to their homes after a weekend gun battle between police and an armed group left 24 dead. it's an area that saw fighting during an ethnic insurgency in 2001. interior ministry said eight officers were killed as well as 14 fighters. euro zone are meeting in brussels and has to repay $800 million by tuesday and will
honor the commitment but refusing to cut spending to immediate the creditors' other demands and john reports from athens. >> reporter: the government in athens is sounding optimistic it will reach a partial agreement this month with main creditors, the eu and the international monetary fund but consensus among financial experts is greece is going through the last cash reserves and problems between greece and creditors on pension, labor law and economic reform. if the talks in brussels do not go well then creditors will not give the greek government $8 billion in financial aid but it will still face bills worth $3.7 billion between now and the end of the month. in order to pay salaries pensions and installments on debt. scraping that money together has proven increasingly difficult because greece has not received financial aid from creditors for the last nine months so states supplies are no longer being
paid and local government and pension funds and public trusts ordered to lend the government bank deposits to prevent a default. chile president michelle is expected to announce a new cabinet and fired the last one live on television over a series of corruption scandals but as we report that did little to improve her approval ratings. >> reporter: chiles are losing face and show confidence in the president, the government and politics in general has fallen to drastic lows. >> she came into office knowing trusting politicians was very low but she had high personal trust and now the real estate scandal that effects her son has affected the trust people have on her and that is going to be very difficult for her to recover. >> reporter: the president gave herself 72 hours to reform her cabinet. to reinstill some trust in the team after she herself became
tainted with that property scannedled with her son and daughter-in-law are being investigated and do the people she is trying to win over have faith in her plan? >> no. >> translator: no no no way we have seen it all, the country has to be governed by politicians but we have no condinners in it. >> translator: we need a new system because chile today is very corrupt. >> translator: it's serious and losing confidence in the country and institutions and in the political parties because there is no transparency and people are not informed. >> reporter: there is a whole restaurant in santigo dedicated to mocking chile politicians and no surprise with the opinion polls showing 3% of the population has faith in political parties. and just 29% support the government. politics in chile however is a serious business.
there have been intense negotiations going on here at the palace and other government buildings but we are facing this government in particular and politics and politicians in general having slumped so low a simple shifting around cabinet ministers may not be enough. but the problem that she needs to address is the economic growth where this is growing less than 2% a year there is no new employment creation and many chile people who have expectations. >> reporter: they pride themselves on their economic and splitting stability and demand high standards of their politicians and expect results. and chile leadership is under intense pressure to deliver. daniel with al jazeera, santiago, chile. mother's day march in mexico city trying to put pressure on the government to help find missing children and hundreds of families demanded justice for lost loved ones and amnesty
international says more than 25,000 people have gone missing in mexico in resent years. and cuba president castro thanked pope francis to help broker the historic diplomatic deal with the united states and castro made a rare visit on sunday and left quite an impression on him. >> reporter: it was supposed to be a meeting to thank pope francis for his role in helping foreign relations between havana and washington but after a private chat with the pontiff cuban president castro made a stunning announcement. >> if the people continues to talk as he does sooner or later i will start praying again and return to the catholic church and i'm not kidding and i'm a communist and the party did not allow it but it's allowed now and it's a step forward. >> reporter: a return to castro's past. he and his older brother fidel
castro went to a jew school and declaring themselves atheist and shutting down the schools after the revolution. and it so happens that pope francis is the first jew leader of the churn and he will attend after the pope masses when he visits cuba in september on his way to the united states. we asked the leader of cuba's catholic church ortega what he expected from the visit. >> translator: it's natural the pope will reaffirm the desire for cuba to open up to the world and the world open up to cuba especially as he participated in the dialog between united states and cuba. >> reporter: pope francis is the third pontiff to visit in 17 years a lot considering cuba is a small country where the church is not particularly strong. cuba has awaken interest disproportionate to size and
pope francis' role in helping to reestablish diplomatic ties between havana and washington makes this up coming visit particularly significant. mixing politics and religion is as old as time and both castro and the pope are proving it once again. i'm with al jazeera, havana. and castro flown home to welcome for the first visit from the french president in more than 100 years and taking part in economic forum and visited guadalope for a music honoring the victims of slavery in the caribbean. now the venezuela indigenous groups and people long struggled to keep identity and culture alive and now their efforts are paying off and managed to revive their nearly extinct language and virginia lopez met the
anthropologist who helped them. >> reporter: new people in western venezuela say they are of the water and like the water. interconnected with the rest of the world. in the laguna there is some commerce and men continue to fish but their culture and their language nearly vanished. recognizing the importance language has in the process of self determination anthropologists began work on a new grammar with the surviving and who spoke it. >> translator: existing literature made no reference to the language. crucial aspects of culture that served to build people's identity were not being recognized. >> reporter: the task was made even more difficult because they barely spoke among each other, the three elders who helped have died but thanks to them a new lessons are taught in schools like these. ♪
even the nationals has been translated. for local anthropologists recovering the new language from the brink of extinction helped the people regain their sense of identity and also giving them greater political participation and participation that many hope will help break a cycle of discrimination that have led many to abandon their culture or their region. collects and weaves a leaf into a roof for a living and have five children and all have left for jobs. >> translator: this work is hard and there is nothing else to do. all my life i had the same job, collecting to build roofs for the tourists spots. >> reporter: she does not ignore the challenges that modernization poses for the people. >> translator: there is a great volume of local knowledge that needs to be incorporated into
the school's curriculum so the children grow proud of being who they are and also need to receive other tools to allow them to defend themselves in the world. >> reporter: as the new struggle to maintain traditions with changes all around them he and his team hope the efforts will help them decide their own fate lopez with al jazeera, venezuela. still ahead we have all the sport for you including who is heading towards elimination in the nba play offs. ♪
all your sport. >> thank you very much. the spanish futbol league lfp holding extraordinary meeting to try and avoid a possible strike. it's being called because last week the country's futbol federation said it will have a dispute in the sale of t.v. rights backed by players union and strike to set on may 16 with two rounds of the top division left and no champion crowned. days after being named as golf's most overrated player by professionals ricky has the last laugh after winning the appropriately titled players championship in florida and he joined in top and anonymous vote conducted by the magazine sports illustrated and 26-year-old american involved in a three-way playoff to decide the winner and
eventually prevailing on the fourth extra hole to win $1.8 million. >> it's only going to help move me forward being in the position last year and contention and having a chance at the pga i feel like i look at this event as basically like a major and the major feel obviously one of the best fields we play all year on a tough golf course so this will definitely give me momentum going into the u.s. open. >> reporter: la has taken 3-1 lead in playoff series against houston putting rockets on the brink of elimination and the star for the clippers top scoring 26 points and 17 rebounds and chris had 3 points in the final minute to secure 128-95 victory. >> it's not over we got to keep playing and finish you know.
they are not going to get out of our wear so we have to keep playing and keep trusting. we can't think about winning the series. we have to keep thinking about how we play and then everything else will take care of itself and i think our guys have done a pretty good job withstanding themselves. >> reporter: lebron joims pro -- james beat the bulls levelling the semi final and a 86-84 point win. >> i wanted to get a good look and think i would go for the lob and i bounced it back to the left corner just took the shot and i'm very comfortable with taking and you know i was able to knock it down and you know like i said it's a huge win for our group and means more than just a win for our young group and for us to come through in a
hostile environment like tonight it was huge. >> reporter: tennis nedal lost unclear to murray for the first time ever in the final of the madrid masters and nedal aiming for a fifth wind in manybut it was 6-3-6-2 and second surface in a row following his win in munick last week. >> pressure on myself in the last couple of weeks which is a good thing but obviously to win a master's series on clay for me is a step in the right direction and something i've never done before. >> andy is playing well and you cannot put that against him the way that he played today. i accept that today was not the right day for me and he is playing great and winning last
week and winning here. >> reporter: moving to formula one and rossburg lowered the gap on hamilton in driver standard and rossburg to the first win of the season at the spanish grand prix and we have more. >> with hamilton sweeping all before him this season poland converting it to championship points was crucial, on a track tricky for over taking the race with rossburg to loose and hamilton and rossburg raced ahead and past and hamilton stuttered as they wrestled with his wheels and a pit stop stopped hopes for realing him in and they pushed forward and the season went backwards and causing panic in the pit. >> switch the car, we have to
retire. >> reporter: and grateful he did nothing more than lead the mechanic moaning. and the first home grand prix proved something of a colder coaster ride and starting fifth along teammate the pair were picked off early on and battling to stay in the top ten. in front nothing troubled the germany and extended his lead and hamilton hunted vessel only a pit stop strategy shake up allowing mercedes to monday ver their man back to second. but there was no way to reclaim the race from rossburg as he took the checkered flag by 17 seconds and his first win of 2015. >> it was a perfect weekend, great to be here and win a race like this very very happy. also thanks to the team the car has been awesome, all weekend perfect, really great. >> hamilton wheels spin but a good race and did a fantastic
job and grateful i could get second for the team. >> reporter: with the title challenge revived rossburg goes to monocco for rivalry with mercedes, al jazeera. and new york rangers 7 playoff against the washington capitals levelling at three a piece and rangers let the 4-1 lead slip away and capitols scored two late goals and too little but rangers won and semi final decided in new york on wednesday. cricket matches between india and pakistan will resume in september and they had a strange relationship since mumbai attack in 2008 and they will have two t 20 international in the united amerites. >> i have come here to state this is an important beginning, a rebeginning, a revival of
pakistan in cricket which is so important to the cricketing community of india and pakistan and of course the rest of the world. >> we had to come forward and we had to look into it and once we do that then our league we will be in position to come out and we are waiting for it. >> reporter: won the first stage of the tenth annual tour of california 25 time tour de france winner had the sixth tour of california stage win and finished 203, just over two hours. that is it for me. stay with us, a full bulletin of news straight ahead on al jazeera, don't go away. ♪