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announcer: this is al jazeera. from al jazeera's headquarters in doha, this is the newshour. coming up in the next 60 minutes. 136 victims of the srebrenica massacre are laid to rest in bosnia. thousands thousands remembered from the atrocity the saudi coalition says it didn't get an official request
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to stop its air campaign. >> hundreds of thousands head for shelter as a typhoon bears down on china who said you can't have rural life in the middle of hong kong's city. we meet some of hong kong's urban farmers. thousands of people have gathered in bosnia it remember the victims of the srebrenica massacre. the memorial ceremony included a funeral for 136 newly identified victims, over the span of july 1995 serbian forces killed boys and men. two courts ruled them gen so sides, but two decades later there's debate over that
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description. >> let's go to nadim baba. >> you have been watching the ceremonies as they unfold as the community looks on and marks the anniversary, do you think they have a real understand of what happened in srebrenica. >> i think it depends on who you ask. on the political level in the last few hours we have seen many former leaders like boint give speeches calling for reconciliation, and there's broad assessment that this was the largest massacre since world war ii. but that's refusal in some carter to accept the unique nature. and for that reason one of the dignitaries, the head of the war crime tribunal in the hague addressed the need to recognise the event of 20 years ago as
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genocide. >> genocide in srebrenica was the result of a deliberate plan designed at the highest leadership levels. these affects that we have proved beyond reasonable doubt. denying the srebrenica genocide is a presentation and regard the highest decision of two international courts. it's an insult to the victims. >> reporter: as you mentioned, a lot of dignitaries in attendance, one being the serbian prime minister vowing to bring justice to the victims, and was heckled at the ceremony. >> that's right, he's not the first serbian politician to come here, but he has been outspoken
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in making it clear that he doesn't believe what happened is genocide and made controversial remarks for the boz ni a. when he arrived at the beginning of the day me met with a local women who lofted many members of her family. there was one point where a small number turned on him and he was chased away. that's how strongly some people field, as people realise the it tent and nature of what happened. there others warning before july 1995 of what some call a slow motion genocide. i'm joined by the former venezuela ambassador to the united nations. how clear is it to you that the
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international community knew what the nos nian serves were planning to do. >> i left srebrenica to ask. it was so clear to us they called it slow motion genocide taking place before the eyes of the world of we produce a report. one of the ambassadors was the russian ambassador the russians saying that it was not the case. it was evident the international community, a japanese member of the jays, in charge of humanitarian refugees, send a letter telling them a catastrophe is about to take pleas in this area of the world. i saw this document 11 years after leaving the united nations. >> and practically, if the
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united nations security council, for example, were to recognise it as a genocide what practical implications are there? >> i think it would promote reconciliation, when i say it happen, and the opposite by russia and the serbs. the fact that the general assembly agree. they promote disunity, and the importance of that event was so-called not any more would be the case. and srebrenica in the starting point. >> thank you for your time. apart from the fight for recognition of srebrenica as a genocide. many many families from here and other bosnia have a separate fight. there's still around 1200 srebrenica victims missing. thousands are buried graves a
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filled, but the search will continue for years to come. >> thank you, a sombre day in srebrenica. nadim barber there. >> air strikes on yemen by the saudi-led coalition broke a ceasefire hours after it started. the saudi government says it was not officially told a week-long truce was to begin. there has been fighting on the ground also. >> reporter: for thousands of people wounded in yemen, medicine was running out. many places have been cut off for weeks. aid agencies warned if the humanitarian aid doesn't go through, over 6 million can face famine. you cannot survive without external aid, without getting
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food assistance. it's paramount that the families be reached quickly, would be humanitarian aid and food, or the situation will certainly move into a different scenario. >> reporter: in the city of taiz, forces loyal to the government in exile have been battling. they cast doubt on the ceasefire. in fact, we don't have much hope for the truce to succeed. the space with a previous truce. that's why we don't think it will hold this time. the success is conditional on the regime and its mercenaries. the saudi-led coalition says it has little reason to hold fire. >> first of all, before the coalition agrees to terms of the humanitarian truce, verbally they agreed to the truce. secondly we need to know what
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mechanisms are in place. without the terms the truce cannot last. >> reporter: in the hours leading up to the truce both sides expressed an equal lack of trust. it has happened before, and many expected a week ceasefire to take place with some violations. no one expected a ceasefire, because it is a lawless country controlled by others. >> reporter: on the streets some showed optimism and a strong desire for peace. >> translation: we ask the international community for the truce to last longer. yemenis are afraid the truce are not expected by either side. the on peace is for the people to move freely especially before ede. 21 million yemenis, hinging on the possibility of a truce. julian is u.n.i.c.e.f.'s
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yemen representative and talked to us earlier about what it's like for the people in sanaa. >> the situation of women and children is catastrophic. 20 million need some form of assistance, and we have people that can't get access to clean water, we have a nutrition problem. there's a major epidemic. dengue - across the coastal areas. it's terrible. we can deliver supplies across the country. the difficulty is not delivering supplies but for parents to come to health centers where they can get assistance. if a mother and father is too scared to bring in their child, that child will not get that child will not get vaccinated.
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they'll be suss sentable to disease in the future. we need the fighting to stop so that the people will come in and get assistance. that is the case. more generally across the country. burundi's general election has been moved to july 21st. the poll was meant to take place. african leaders was pushing for delay after a third term triggered protest. katherine, polls have been delayed by a week. will it help to ease the violence on the streets that we have been witnessing? >> we have been talking to several key politicians near m bujumbura about what this means, will it be enough. they say that the government is not being serious. that what will one week achieve, really, in terms of a dialogue expected. in a week will the government be able to disarm the ruling
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party, the ruling party youth group that is accused of having been intimidated and killing people. will the government provide free space and freedom of the media. will it allow the media to walk freely. will it allow a free and fair election. the answer they gave us is no. it cannot happen within a week. let me put this to context, by taking you a little back. the east africa community, heads of states recommended that the election be pushed back by 15 days to the end of month allowing for a dialogue between the various political parties. they said that the discussions would include - focus on amongst other things the possibility of the formation of a national unity government the the government officials said
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that it could not work because it would clash with the deadlines already given in the constitution, saying that the president must be sworn on by the 26th. by august the time that the presidential limit ex-peers. this is a time that the president-elect must expire and a time of at least a month between the swearing in and the declaration of the president to allow for a possibility of second-round voting as well. this, government officials were talking about, saying that it would not be right, it would create a constitutional dilemma and compromised to come up with a date that is abuseive. the opposition figures said a week is not enough nor meaningful dialogue and say that they'll sit down they are ready to sit and talk to the
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government. and you asked whether this would ease the protests that we have seen. we don't see much of protest. there's a lot of fear in bujumbura. people say they've been intimidate. a lot of fear is keeping people away from the streets. >> catherine wambua-soi speaking to us from the capital bujumbura. >> more coming up from the al jazeera newshour. suffering on the streets - we meet children with nowhere to call home also ahead - the greek brain drain. economic trouble at home means many young greeks are heading down under for jobs. and find out if the cricket team can make ashes history in the test against england. details coming up in sport. an explosion killing one
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person in downtown cairo and injured 10 others the blast striking outside the continent. there has been no claim of responsibility. >> the lebanese army says a drone crashed in lebanon for the second time in three weeks. fishermen are reported to have seen the airport plunge into the sea. israel refuses to comment in iraq 100 families have been allowed across the bridge linking anbar province to baghdad. it was closed this week. this is the major route for iraqis escaping areas controlled by i.s.i.l. fighters. the iraqi government fears that i.s.i.l. will infiltrate the capital by hiding amongst civilians crossing the bridge more than 3 million have been displaced by fighting in iran many stuck in areas so
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remote aid agencies can't see them. we travel to central iraq to find out momp more. >> reporter: they had been waiting for hours. this is the first by the international committee of the red cross. the i.c.r.c. brought supplies for 250 families. most arriving from ramadi. they found temporary refuge here, a sunni area, 50km south of baghdad. the packages contain a month's supply of food. as well as a kerosene stove and blank. the i.c.r.c. goes to places other international organizations will not go. it's sent a generator to the fallujah hospital under i.s.i.l. control. there's 3 million displaced iraqis. many do not have access to help. >> they need food assistance, they need clean water, most
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importantly they need medical assistance. there's tonnes of hospitals around the country that are not receiving the required medicine to operate. they have no electricity to operate the equipment. >> to minimise the risk. of aid being diverted, the i.c.r.c. oversees the distribution. it is instead of through local partners. like many aid commissions this one was delayed. staff members were stopped at checkpoints. between record numbers of displaced people, this has been a crisis that no one is equipped to deal with. even the simplest of aid is difficult. there are hundreds of thousands of people that aid agencies can't get to. >> this woman lives in an abandoned shop with her five children and grandchildren three of her children are blind and disabled. they left their home when the village came under attack. >> translation: there were
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mortars and air strikes. everyone left. we were the only ones still there. >> a lot of women are here without husband and adult sons. this woman saw her husband four months ago. she left three young children at home to see if she could get some help. some help.c >> she's not on the list. she's been told she can register next time, but they can wait. so they wait. they at least have a hope of getting help. a typhoon made land fall on the east coast of china. the national weather bureau says it may be the most powerful typhoon to hit the province in more than 60 years. let's get more from everton fox. any signs of this easing at all?
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>> i'm pleased to say that it is weakening smartly. the real problem is the flooding. massive storm, waves to the height of 10 meters and heavy rain. looking at the satellite, you can make out the position of the storm. a whirling symbol to the south-east of shanning high. -- shanghai. sustained winds. the equivalence of a category 1, a scale used to measure atlantic hurricanes, it pushes northwards, pushing into north korea, as we go into the next couple of days. a lot of heavy rain coming in that will be the issue, that and the storm sewerage. to the south of shanghai we see 2011mm of rain and that will
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continue over the next 18-24 hours as well. it will gradually make its way northwards as it does. you can see the winds. grazing the east coast. massive waves coming in. we are looking at widespread flooding. it is falling on what is saturated land, after the heavy and steady plum rains. shanghai seeing heavy rain as we go through sunday. thankfully it moves through quickly, by monday it is a thing of the past. as it does so it will make its way towards the korean peninsula. we need the rain. we see flooding here over the next few days. >> thank you very much eurozone finance minister are gathering in brussels to discuss the late ebail out. christine lagarde, head of the international monetary fund says that they are there to make a lot more progress but some e.u.
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member says are concerned about greece's perhaps for pension tacks and rises. >> economic problems in greece led to many young and bright leaving to find jobs elsewhere. a popular place is sydney. which had close thinks for decades. >> reporter: neil is a greek language newspaper in melbourne. melbourne. elie rived in greece, editing online magazines. when advertisers stopped paying her bills she knew she had to leave. >> i miss greece, but i had to survive. i'm one of lucky ones because i'm an australian citizen, my mum is australian, so i could come here and get a job.
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>> the greek exodus down under has a precedent. after the second world war, 2,000 greek migrants brought a ticket to australia. melbourne is home to all but two cities. from 1970, the trend reversed. tens of thousands returned home with australian of born children. athens as 100,000 people. a collapse to the economy led to a change in direction. 10,000 are said to a left greece for australia. >> it's the biggest problem. people that are productive, young, educated and in the right age to create appropriate conditions are not there to help that system. it's not just young people. two years ago. this man left his job, wife and three children to come to australia.
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>> it's very hard, very, very hard. >> for me and my family as well. this is what we are doing at the moment. >> like other recent migrants. they were sending money home. the freeze on cash withdrawals and uncertainty over deposits means that that is on hold. they are thinking of bringing the family to australia, where international airports are seeing a lot more greeks coming than going. there's no direct flight between greece and australia. greeks are arriving every day. a growing number have no plans to go home. in vienna another day ahead of yet another deadline for talks on the nuclear ambitions. negotiators
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negotiators, including secretary of state john kerry have been arriving for more discussions. they'll try to get a deal done by monday. diplomatic editor james bays has more from vienna. >> we had another meeting between the iranians mohammad javad zarif on one side of the table and john kerry on the other and e.u.'s high representatives. they didn't give us much on that meeting. at the end john kerry went on twitters saying there were issues remaining. frederico came on the balcony, and in the panto mine information we asked questions from some distance and asked her if she was confident about the situation and she said always. and we asked whether they were making progress, and she replied
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simply we are working. >> some of the other news is foreign ministers who left vena are on their way back to the talks, and what is clear is if there is a deal. most of the foreign minister, if not all, will have to be in place in the city. >> in the southern philippines more than 200 schoolchildren will have to be taken to hospital after eating sweets near the schools. the treats were thought to be contaminated with a fungus causing stomach ache and vomiting to somali, where decades of war and famine left many living on the streets. in mooing we have this report. >> reporter: these boys are all under the age of sh. no one is looking after them.
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the streets of one of the most world's dangerous cities are home. >> translation: at night it is cold. there are gunshots. we owe it to hide. we would like somewhere to hide from the cold and would like it to go to the school. every day and night we spend the day and not thinking how we will better our lives. anything can happen to us. years of conflict. often there are thousands of children, many parents still alive are unable to support their families that have lost everything, an entire generation of young boys are in effect -- affected. it is just after 8:00p.m. in mogadishu. and almost every corner on this road. there are groups of young boys, most under the age of 10. they huddle together to keep warm and safe. they are desperately trying to
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find shelter and safety. >> morning brings more hardship. none of them eat dinner. finding breakfast is a priority. to do that they must find work. that means wondering the streets of mogadishu, if there is no work there issing and begging is not welcome in this city. >> translation: we beg. we go to the houses and ask if anything is left over. if we are lucky, we find cars to clean. clean. c and the little they pay us. we are lucky to have one meal a day. >> reporter: the somali government says 5,000 young boys live on the streets of mogadishu. they can't afford to look after them. >> it's our responsibility to look after and improve the welfare of the children. we are trying to create centers to look after the children. we have no funds. we have been promised fund. >> reporter: the base have not had much food. as the city falls sleep, the only guarantees as the city
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calls asleep is the next day will not be much different. still ahead, as the pope arrives in paraguay we speak to the landless and dispossessed stuck in a cycle of poverty, forced to live in rub yish dumps, plus... >> i'm adam raney near the haiti border. the government insists they have not been deporting people but hundreds at this camp say they were fought to be here and we hear from the wimbledon champion closing in on a record eighth championship later in sport. ♪ ♪ ♪
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you're watching the al jazeera newshour, a reminder of the top stories. 136 newly identified victims of the srebrenica massacre have been buried as part of a 20th anniversary commemorates. in july, 1995, 8,000 muslim men and boys were killed by bosnian serb soldiers in the u.n. protected enclave air strikes by the saudi-led coalition broke an assess fire in yemen -- ceasefire in yemen hours after it started. the saudi officials said they were not officially told the truce was to begin a presidential election in burundi has been delay for a week. leaders pushed for a delay because of protests against the president. he is running for a third term which violates the constitution.
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let's get more on the 20th anniversary of the srebrenica massacre and the event leading up to the atrocity. former yugoslavia disipt grated after slovyansk and croatia declared independence in 1991. fighting broke out between local militia, and the serb-dominated yugoslavia army. in 1992 bosnia declared independence sparking fighting between serbs. crow a and groups living there. the following year the u.n. designated srebrenica as one of six straight areas. they flocked to the town. in july, 1995. bosnian serb forces attacked srebrenica. bosnian forces attacked surrounding villages. u.n. peacekeeping troops failed to protect the people. me and boys were rounded up.
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a man lost his whole family and sued the dutch government for handing over his family when they were seeking shelter in the forces. i was standing there inside the misty upham dutch base 20 years ago. in the evening, when the dutch told my family go out. if i am wrong, saying that they are responsible. up to the people who conclude. the dutch court confirmed that the state was responsible. in the case of my family, i cannot talk about other cases, it's related to others. genocide started in 1992. before srebrenica in july 1995 thousands were killed.
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we were into the fourth year of genocide when srebrenica july '95 happened. it was too late. the world was four years or 3.5 years too late. let alone having done nothing. we were a u.n. safe area - a u.n. safe area. that was supposed to mean something. it amenities nothing to the attackers, the person strait yorks and -- perpetrators and those that promised it was a u.n. safe area to mark the anniversary al jazeera launched an amazing website, including drone footage of the srebrenica memorial. there are picture galleries, maps videos and short stories on one interactive platform. the address is srebrenica360.pom. -- srebrenica360.cox.
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>> the dominican republic is accused of dumping people like dogs on the border, by haiti's government. this is after a deadline pass said for hundreds of thousands to register. a ruling removed citizenship from people with hatian parents. this affects everyone born after 1929. that's a quarter of a million people. there's a plan to legalize that document. as 300,000 applied. the dominican republican said thousands left since the deadline passed and denies deporting anyone. let's get more from adam raney, from a village near the border of the dominican republic. adam, tell us where you are and what are the people there telling you. >> well we are here at a school
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a few minutes walk from the border with the dominican republic, and dozens are taking refuge in the school. you can see them behind me what they tell me many of them is that they were in that process, and rolling for permission to stay in the dominican republic, but despite that and despite that the dominican republic government said they had 40 days to complete the application, we still meat a man and woman departed less than a month ago, and they say they were registering the case. doesn't matter. they were sent back anyway. the dominican republic denies all this. we have been speaking to officials. we visited another camp at another crossing in haiti. there was evidence they we saw that was hard to ignore. >> reporter: a camp is growing in a dry dessio late landscape.
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we are in haiti, a few minutes from the border. most people are living on the other side until recently. working, raising families, many feel they are in a foreign land, one they know little about, where life is hard. for two months, this has been home for this man and his wife. the dominican government says it's not reporting people. -- der porting people, this man says it's not true. >> i was born in the dominican republic, i was coming home from work and authorities grabbed and deported me. it's been two months since i last saw my children. >> the couple lived in barona, a 3-minute drive from here. >> every day they deport a lot of people, they send them to the border. >> there are signs of expansion everywhere. people are staking out whatever land they can. a pastor who lived in the area showed me around the camp, pointing out the new arrivals.
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>> translation: in the first few days i made a list of 140 -- 16 0 deportees that arrived. every day the number grew finally i stopped counting. >> reporter: a human contradiction to the dominican republic stance. when told what we found an official said not a single person had been deported. this man lived for 15 years in the dominican republic, working on farms. one of hundreds of thousands of migrant workers, whose labour helped power an economic boom. >> translation: this is an injustice from the dominicans. for years they've been working to build the economy, and suddenly they want all of us to leave. many feel abandoned by the haiti government. people say it's a struggle to meet the basic needs. there's no food or water, the closest river is half our walk away and the hatian government has been here once to deliver
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food in the past two months. before we left, we lent our phone to this man to call his kids. he tells a friend caring for his children "i'm alive, i'm alive." the signal dropped. a connection lost. who knows when he'll get a chance to speak to them again that's a heart-breaking storey. what support is offered to the people. >> well, the people who are here and the people at the camp that we were with the other day say little support. the man we interviewed in that story, he said the first lady came to the camp, but did not say anything. what they find the people who came many deported. they feel stuck, they feel like the dominican republic is ignoring them and the haitian government is ignoreing them.
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she not the only parent. we met two parents deported with groups of people and have left several children on the other side. partly because haitian authorities are not helping them to fill out the enrolment, giving them the documentation that they asked for. we have the organization of american states on a mission here in the dominican republic and they are planning to across the boarder... >> we seem to have lost adam raney for a while. adam raney there speaking to us near the border of the dominican republic now, pope francis is in paraguay on the final leg ever his latin america tour. the head of the catholic church visited a paidy at trick hospital -- paediatric hospital. he'll hold mass at a popular
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site. let's go to lucia newman, speaking to us. now, we do know that pope francis is known for his austere ways, he has been championing the right of the poor while on his latin america tour. is he expected to do the same in paraguay? >> yes, he is. in fact, he has begun. he - right now i'm in the noib our hood -- neighbourhood where the pope visited a paediatric hospital where many children are suffering diseases. tens of thousands waited since the early hours, hoping to catch a glimpse of the pope as he zoomed by in a car, which was once used by john paul ii when he visited the country in the late 1980s. the pope in his first address since arriving in paraguay, the
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second poorest country. he went to the presidential palace and appealed for the government to do everything it could to address corruption and ensure that no child goes hungry and no farmer left without land. this is a thorny issue in paraguay /* >> this 46-year-old goes through the same ritual every day. paraguayan farm workers, the mother of eight had no joys. we have no work. we made almost no money, only $4 a day. now her husband picks through rubbish in this ever-expanding neighbourhood, where one man's waste is another's meal ticket. in paraguay, 2% of the people owe 80% of the land.
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turned to mechanized crops. >> 20% of the capital lives here. children, their parents and grandparents living in the rubbish, and from the rubbish. the poverty that pope francis says is unacceptable. that is why the pope is coming here, to show support for the landless and dispossessed. in a country where the liberal and conservative wings of the catholic church is at odds. the father, a fellow jesuit is one of many who work for the poor and support their fight for better land distribution. >> the powerful financial capitalism that the pope
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talks about has taken over. i hope france seriously criticizes the government. poverty is expanding by the day. the accumulation of wealth grows. >> in 2012, a former catholic bishop an advocate of land reform was impeached. it is why people say that for the pope's visit to make a difference would take a miracle. that's lucia newman reporting on the pope's visit to paraguay. families are mourning the dead on the first anniversary of the shooting down of a malaysia airlines flight over the ukraine. there is an investigation as to who shot down the airliner. a memorial service is called in kooum par. >> a year on emotions are raw. 43 malaysians were on board
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flight mm-hmm it 17. at a memorial in kuala lumpur the prime minister tried to comfort families of the victims. >> closure for this incident is absolutely vital so that all the next of kin can continue with their lives. therefore, the ultimate action of finding who were responsible and bringing them to book and to justice must be carried out. >> reporter: the plane was flying from amsterdam to kuala lumpur when it went down, when it went down, killing 298 passengers and crew. many accused russian backed fighters. rejected by moscow. friends and families of victims are looking for answers. roger lost a close friends who worked as the head stuart. he said that mohammed was like
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an older brother and he still can's accept his death. >> there's no justice. what we want to know, whose fault is it. and wonders - i mean, for him to make peace. >> results of a dutch-led investigation will be released in october - many are calling for a u.n. tribunal to prosecute those responsibility. >> justice in terms of people going to gaol for this, or facing an illegal sentence, i don't think so. there's so much fraught politics involved. in malaysia as families come to terms with their loss. despite a year long investigation, families of
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victims do not know how or why relatives died. all they can do is wait and hope for justice. still to come on the newshour, all the sports news. find out how golf's men are looking ahead to the open championship next week.
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time for the sport with andy. >> serena williams effort to win a fourth conservative grand slam title is getting under way. the number one seed playing gardine mugarufa. the spaniard never going beyond the quarterfinals. she broke williams in the first game. it's 4-2 to mugarufa in the first. the men's final on sunday with the defending champion into his 17th grand slam final. he'll meet 7-time champion roger federer. >> reporter: with a stellar line-up in store on men's semifinal day. there was no shortage of stars in the stands, all eyes on center court for a serving of top-class tennis. defending champion novak djokovic clinical and calm found himself rattled, built as the underdog, richard gasquet was filled with confidence success against stanislaw wawrinka.
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and his beautiful backhand delivered early blows. richard gasquet was soon on the back foot as novak djokovic found his range to close out the first set. >> with the world number one twice needing treatment. richard gasquet may have thought he was thrown a life line. if the serb was struggling, he didn't show it. playing in a wimbledon final, was not in jeopardy and his and the cross-court forehand claiming his chance to defend. >> the first set was really close. i thought richard played good tennis. especially from the back and side. it was difficult for me at times. >> in the other semi, 7-time champion roger federer swept aside andy murray, powerless in
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the face of federer's imperious form. the world number two had an answer for every shot. forehand to backhand, corner to corner. a showcase of sublij fish style, coupled with an agility and speed that belied the fact that at 3 3 he is the oldest player to reach the final for 40 years. facing match point, murray could only send his forehand into the tramlines to end a complete performance center court has seen. >> clearly it's an amazing feeling when you come back from the match and everyone is happy for you. even you can be in the royal box, and i was walking back. there was applause all the way to the locker room. a feeling he hopes to repeat on sunday as he bids to claim ian 18th major title winning wimbledon eight teems. australia looks to defeat in
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the ashes. batsmen chasing 412. the third-highest in test history, the highest ever in an ashes match. it's looking unlockly. wickets have been falling steadily. england took two wickets with chris rogers and warner the men out. australia lost four further bicts. if england win on the cards. batsmen steve smith and michael clarke included in the men outside. stuart broad out zimbabwe came close to a rare win over india, the captain scored an unbeaten 100 in harari. chasing 256 to win. he needed to hit a six from the last ball to win the match. he couldn't quite manage it. india won by four runs. the second match in that series coming up on sunday. >> pakistan recorded a win in
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the first 1-day international in that series. a century helping them to a 6-wicket victory. pakistan winning with 28 balls to spare. u.s.a. reached a knock out phase in the golf competition. beating haiti. clint dempsey with the winner in the second half. putting the u.s. top of the group with two straight wins. they retain the title, equalling mexico's record of six championships. in the other game this that group, honduras drew with panama. panama ahead in the first. they gave away a penalty late in the second, and eventually scoring from the resulting penalty. both sides going into the final game, with a chance of qualification italy's luca paleni has been
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suspended from the tour de france after testing positive to cocaine. the katusha rider apologised via social media saying he needed time to deal with my issues. the reining masters and u.s. golf champion jordan spieth is looking good. shooting a 7-under par of 64. world number two has a chance of winning a grand slam this year. he'll be the favourite going into the open in scotland in the absence of an injured rory mcilroy plenty more sport on the website. check it outside. >> more from me later. that is all the sport for now. thank you the skyline of hong kong is dominated by skyscrapers. so there's not much spare land
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for farming. some urban farmers want to mix space and reduce relines on china. in part two of our series on food security sara clarke reports. >> reporter: nestled in the shadows of skyscrapers is farming plots. a third generation farmer who left her job in the hong kong central financial district to return to her roots. >> i love this place, i was born >> i love this place, i was born and grow up here. we grow food for our community. we want to show that they can co-exist, rural and urban, in the city. >> land like this is being snapped up by developers, and farmers are being driven out. becky's family joined with three households to create a cooperative in a bid to help the
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encroaching urban sprawl. . >> it is important for the sit for our sustainable future, we need farmers, food, green areas. >> local production accounts for 2% of fresh vegetables in hong kong. with nearly all food supplied imported. food scandals are causing more consumers to by local. and organic produce. >> one reason is fresh, it's more fresh, and the taste is very good. >> there's around 4,000 farmers actively working here in hong kong. plots are small, and the amounts they produce is limited because of the land size. it's the next generation of farmers keen to see agriculture in the city grow. >> johnny is part of a research group at the chinese university in hong kong.
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he said the group can produce supply, but the farming land left must be protected and targets should be set by the government. >> 85% of farmlands is not well suit lived. -- utilised. if we protect the farm lanes. our very much table for self sufficiency rise from 1.9% to 27%. >> reporter: the government is not convinced. >> at the end of the day it comes down to whether there's a market demand. and whether it can be decided. for now, young farmers like becky are relying on the community for support. >> this is our home. we want to stay there forever. >> even so, her future on the farm is in doubt. stay with us here on al jazeera. we have another full bulletin of
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