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[ ♪ ] announcer: this is al jazeera. hello from al jazeera's headquarters in doha. this is the newshour. i'm jane dutton, coming i'm in the next 60 minutes. hundreds are stranded between slovenia and croatia, the european policy descends further into array the u.s. and the u.k. hold talks in london japan's parliament passes controversial security laws to allow soldiers to fight
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overseas. >> i'm in havana, cuba, an the eve the pope's first visit to communist cuba, i tell you here why politics and religion will mix. we begin in croatia, defending its handing of a crowing refugee crisis. >> 14,000 entered over the last 14 days, the government says it can't cope, and is sending people on buses to the border with hungary. 8,000 arrived. the policy angered hungary, it spilt a razor wire fence. croatia is not backing down there hasn't been an agreement with hungary in some way compelling them to accept the refugees by sending them to the border. >> let's look at why croatia is
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a refugee bottle neck. thousands crossed because the route into hungary was blocked by the razor wire fence. croatia is sending it back to hungary. they don't want to stay in any of these countries, moment are heading to germany, where they believe they'll have a chance of being granted asylum. what is the situation there. how to people feel about good evening shunted from pillar to post? >> well, it's eased a little as the day here has warn worn on due to the the efforts of the either of the countries, the volunteers that have been here during the middle of the night. giving soups and cold blankets. the refugees have been fed and watered and have a chance to
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have a wash of sorts. on the other side, that's jovennia, there has been a few buses laid on to take people up into a few small camps, and so the numbers here are slightly smaller than they were. it isn't only on the hungry border. they are not just dumping people out. they try to shunt the problem on to someone else, the question you hear asked is why can't the european union, with money and resources, do better than this. >> they are moving in the right direction even if the countries they are in are far from yearnous, overnight the authorities put them in buses and told them to get out in no man's land between croatia and slovenia. another closed boarder for this
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man, an ark tech, children and his wife. and a simple explanation - europe does not have a clue what to do with them. >> they don't know what to do. they don't have a clear plan. that is what i recognised. >> the best thing that happened was the arrival of volunteers who offered soup to shivering people, food and clothes to offer dignity. they are doing this, the governments are not. they are less than impressed. >> it's no surprise. if i would be the slovenian president, running a how's hold, i would know. if you have commonsense, you know the people will appear. >> at the fence they pleaded with the riot police, and an arabic speaker to come across. the occasional family got
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through and everyone else said "why not us as well?" of course, the countries said they are open to refugees coming through. in practice it looks a whole lot more like passing the problem on. >> for all the political differences between many of these countries, they have one thing in common. a policy of people dumping. macedonia on the serbian boarder, certainserbia to croat they here. cheers went up when buses arrived. this is a start of a free movement zone from here to germany. the only country prepared to let the exhausted people rest. >> so, lawrence lee, it's a disaster. the countries don't want the people, they are dumping them from border to border.
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what will happen to come to a comprehensive policy. is that possible? >> well, you know, the country that is trying to organise this, as much as anybody, is germany. they have been holding talks with sweden, which has a good humanitarian record, and austria, the country on the way past to germany. the germany and the swedes made obvious remarks about these people could be good tore the labour force, terrorists and moral agzs. against that you have other countries talking about protection of the european borders, and the two forces can't work it out. countries like slovenia know if they don't let the people here, they would walk underneath a little bring, around the back. they'd be in the country and continue on foot. trying to keep them out is pointless.
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>> thank you for that the u.s. secretary of state is calling for a diplomatic push to end the war in syria. john kerry says there's an urgent need for countries to come together to find solution. he's been meeting the british foreign secretary. philip hammond in london. we are joined by london. nadim, did you get a sense of the game plan? what it is they want? >> before he met philip at the foreign secretary's res sent, said that the u.s. and the west had a shared aim. a shared aim with russia, defeating i.s.i.l. and on saturday he came out and said that he saw positive signs.
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saying that russia was stepping up the fight in the region. let's not forget that russia is boosting support with bashar al-assad, with military jets and the expansion of a military base. john kerry raised this question, is bashar al-assad prepared to negotiate. is russia prepared to bring him to the table. john kerry has said that bashar al-assad has to go in the long term. it doesn't have to be day one, or month one. that is the sticking point for russia and friends of bashar al-assad, before negotiations can start. it's not clear how that pushes things forward. nonetheless, john kerry is clear, he's determined that things will speed up politically and militarily. >> there's an urgency not just to fighting i.s.i.l., but to
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renewing everyone's efforts to produce the political settlement to bring peace and stability to security. keeping whole and unified. >> john kerry has been discussing the refugee crisis, a humanitarian catastrophe. he's been leading on european governments to do more, to take more refugees, perhaps get together and agree the quota system, passed by the european parliament. we have seen how little unity there has been. there's definite stories. so many coming from syria. john kerry said the long-term solution is stopping the violence in syria. that is on how to stop the war
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in syria. where he'll meet angela merkel, who agreed to take in so many of those refugees, it's not clear whether other european government will step up and take their fair share. >> syrian rebels say they have made gains on advances in idlib. dozens of pro-government fighters are killed in the offenses as gerald tan reports. >> in the rebel held province of idlib. the fatah army launched assaults on four. hoping to break the line of defense. rebels fired a barrage of mortar shells, able to take over checkpoints. the village and attacks were
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success fully propelled. >> this is not the first time. people here are shifa and supporters. the government has tried to negotiate for their transfer to safe areas, in exchange for rebels trapped in the town. talks have broken down. there are new respects that rebels shot dead dozens of forces capture from an air base this month. elsewhere in syria, fighter jets launched air strikes on the city. it was aimed as areas under control. the syrian observe industry said those killed in the latest campaign were civilians, many children. we want all muslims to see this.
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many neighbourhoods have been reduced to rubel, a scene repeated across the country, where according to the u.n., 4.5 years of war killed 11 million people. driven from their homes. >> japan's parliament passed the law, marking a shift in the country's policy, japanese soldiers will be allowed to fight. the wills met with fierce opposition, and parliaments and from the public. after the vote, japan is coming to terms with the new role in the world. more engaged with an assertive milita military that makes it
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responsible. >> i'm infuriated. we have a constitution that announces war, it's been undermined. >> volunteering troops to go overseas. >> translation: the security situation around the world is changing. it's controversial, the legislation will change how japan's defense forces are allowed to operate. purely a defensive force. it's a move prime minister shinzo abe says is long overdue. >> this security bill is necessary to prevent life and peace and war. i understand we managed to in stall matters for the children. the legislation. >> the vote came after a marathon settlement. opposition parties and
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protesters outside promised to fights the legislation at the courts. >> pacifism is not dead in japan, we have seen millions on the streets, demonstrating how attached to the constitution and passivism people are. >> while the u.s. welcomes the change, china had an aggressive pressure, coming soon after ceremonies marking the 7th anniversary of world war ii. the pass visit constitution was a result of its role in that war, making it a divisive issue for many japanese. >> for many, it's the symbolism of what the change means, the pacifism of what japan follows, now tarnished. the country set on a new course, wherever that may lead. >> more coming up on the newshour. back to school in northern
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nigeria, the children defying threats of violence to return to pt classroom. >> two of the most famous managers in english footballened their feud, the teams keep their rivalry on the pitch, details with joe egypt's president swore in a new government. the oil minister is tasked with performing a cabinet within the next week. a previous cabinet resigned after the agricultural minister was arrested over corruption allegations. >> the african union suspended burkina faso, threatening to impose sanctions. soldiers from the presidential
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guard stormed into a meeting and arrested the president and the prime minister. >> doctors in burkina faso's capital have been treating dozens of people injured in protests since the coup. >> we have come to see the sick to treat those. we have been taking details and getting phone numbers. >> reporter: witnesses say gunmen loyal to the coup leaders opened fire. they were shooting a lot. they opened fire, they came into the courtyard. the coup was led by members of the presidential guard. he was ousted in a popular uprising. after attempting to prolong the rule, we will resist to the end. we will give general gilbert 72 hours.
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we will bury them here. they have been preparing for elections, coup leaders called it unfair. approximatelicians have been barred from running. >> the coup leaders says the vote will take place, but at a later time. >> translation: we don't intend to extend our power or stay, or do more than what needs to be done. unlike what people think. the united nations condemned the coup and the african union is giving leaders until tuesday to restore the government or face travel bans and asset freezes. >> the united nations says boko haram attacks in west african countries have forced 1.4 million from their homes, more than 1 million have been displaced. victories over the group, by the nigerian military are encouraging people to return
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home. we have this report from maiduguri. >> reporter: defining boko haram, if translates roughly into western education is forbidden. these students return to the new school year. most schools will have to improvise. this girl studies in this old prison yard, it's been converted to a temporary school. she is determined to be a doctor, despite the rivals. -- the risks. >> translation: i don't know why they are destroying our schools or what is going into them. all we want is an education. >> reporter: the government has launched an ambition programme to reopen schools before victory over boko haram is declared. more schools have been destroyed by boko haram, the hunger for education remains, hundreds of
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children are back in school. a defiance under difficult conditions like this. reconstruction work is under way as the nigerian military campaigns against boko haram. the military which claims to have the momentum against the group wants to secure students and infrastructure from further attacks. >> you have to be there to provide security for the inhabitants. we have to be there to instill confidence in that, yes. that they are now protected or there's security arrangements. in the event of anything from the terrorist group. for this girl, the two year wait is over. she's trying to catch up with her studies, buts after two years, she hardly remembers what she
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learnt. she wants to be a doctor to help victims of violence. after the military successes over boko haram, there's much optimism here. for children in the region, it's a chance to be a kid again and chase their dreams. the head of the roman catholic church is due to arrive in havana on saturday on a visit to cuba and the united states. pope francis will spend four days on the communist caribbean island before flying to washington d.c. it's the first time visiting both countries as pontiff. and he's credited in developing a thaw in relations between the two cold war lifrls.
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lucia newman has more. >> reporter: at havana's palace of the revolution, the celestial sound. reversing for the mass on sunday, under the gaze of revolutionary icons, or the separations for the event. it's predicted that it would be marvellous. the pope would leave here very pleased. this is the third visit in 17 years by a pope to cuba. a disproportionately large amount considering the small number of catholics in this country. but cuba's size is not in proportion to the political presence in latin america. and regional politics is something in which the argentine born pope wants to play a role. pope francis offered to mediate in peace talks and offered to meet with f.a.r.c. rebel leaders. it's one of the most significant contributions to the peace process since the talks began.
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this papal visit, while pastoral, also has a clear political purpose in this context. >> reporter: pope francis facilitated secret talks, leading to the historical ties between united states and cuba. and the expectation is that when he continues on to the united states from cuba next week, he will again weigh in. >> his visit will help to convince the americans to lift the embargo against cuba. from here the pope will talk to the president of the united states. will the pope delve into cuba's internal politics, and the thorny issue of human rights. >> watching france's message to the cuban people, a leader of the ladies in right. a visible dissident group seemed uncertain. we want and think he should speak out against the violence, against those of us marginalized by the regime. we will continue.
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even if he says nothing we want to hear. >> for more than a two centuries, the vatican linked religion and politics, how they will play cards in cuba is something everyone is waiting to see now the weather with richard. it's looking wet across south asia. >> that's right, the monsoon, a great raft of water in may/june and reseeds away. i wish it did. it would make it easier to forecast. looking at the satellite. many areas have seen an active monsoon at the moment. we also have totals reported in port blair. and really, up towards myanmar, the other area of cloud, that is
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associated with the last hoorah, september, mumbai sees 260mm, dropping 64mm. could it be the final burst of rain. and possibly up into parts over the next date or so. it's looking wet here all the way out through the sea. heavy rain is likely to be continued here. the rain, parts of south-east asia, heavy rain, not the same weather system. parts of thailand. the rain - there has been flooding here, there's a change. it is moving away to the west, certainly for bangkok and many of the holiday islands in, it should be improving. >> millions of muslims from around the world will be visiting the saudi city of mecca
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for the hajj pilgrimage. security has been stepped up. >> reporter: the number of pilgrims in mecca is increasing ahead of hajj, and saudi arabia's government wants it to go there. it's stepping up security preparations, showing up forces and equipment. they are tasked with stepping up pilgrims performing the hajj. special forces, snipers and others are among them. they prepare for different scenarios, including bombings, shooting and attacks. and estimated 50,000 securitiesy forces. >> this year the hajj comes at a critical time. they are leading a military coalition against houthi fighters, and are facing a threat from the islamic state of iraq and levant. >> i.s.i.l. has carried out two suicide attacks in the king come
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since may. security forces arrested a number of people. the atmosphere is calm as millions make their way to the city. i think everybody is worried. >> what are we wouldied of. i mean, there are some political issues, and some conflicts are going on. i think the saudi arabia are doing their best. there are things which have been happening unexpectedly. >> the government, security guards. security people. everywhere. >> reporter: getting into mecca is not easy, this is the main checkpoint. authorities are looking for handling permits and identification.
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saudi arabia is fighting on multiple fronts. for now, securing the handling is a priority. the message from mecca is that saudi forces are ready stay with us on the newshour, ahead - once hidden from the outside world. it's leading to problems for some. >> i'm charles stratford reporting from a maternity clinic. with the work and what the government describes as a development army, saving mothers and baby's lives. i tell you about a study linking concussion in sport with a degenerative brain disease. that's coming up with jo.
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again, you are watching the al jazeera newshour. around 14,000 refugees entered croatia, and the government says it can't cope. it's sending people on buses to the border with hungary and slovenia. the african union suspended burkina faso and threatened to impose sanctions if coup leaders don't deploy the resident government the u.s. secretary of state said countries need to come together to find a solution to the conflict in syria. >> john kerry has been meeting
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the british foreign secretary in london. the push to the end of the conflict prompted closer cooperation, the two sides have been at odds over how to end the war. the u.s. secretary of defense spoke to his counterpart on the phone to high level defense talks. they were concerned about the military presence. they spoke about combats to terrorism. it marks the revival of military. the former u.s. ambassador to syria cyst there's areas on. >> russia and the united states, neither wants a regime in syria.
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in this sense, they are not polar opposites. i think the moves have come as a surprise to the united states. it's not clear what the russians intend. they have set in several jets. some combat helicopters, transport helicopters, tanks and artillery. an area that is a stronghold of the alawites. from early on at the top of the government. president obama called for the ouster. the united states government has no beans to get rid of bashar al-assad. i'm not sure they would if they could. the fall could lead to a collapse of resistance to the radical jihadists. >> we'll talk to a political
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analyst, joining me from moscow. what do you think the two sides are working towards. what are they prepared to relinquish, putting on the take here? >> well, anyhow, i don't expect russia and the united states can agree on some basic principles that unit them to fight international terrorism. because different view. all that means they can find understanding, and it's regulated by their own influence. the coalition and air forces suggest, the united states,
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accept the idea of ground operations in syria. as a quality, a main factor in ground battles that is syrian, arab army. headed by bashar al-assad. it was reluctant from the beginning, from the united states, western countries. but i watch closely for those changes in this area. >> what about changes in language, sorry, if i can jump in here. is he changing his language when it talks to bashar al-assad? >> maybe he doesn't change his attitude. he's changing the attitude towards the russian role.
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it is obvious. it is support army, not intervene by the russian troops. from time to time if authorities ask russia to be involved, i think it's a symbol of russian readiness, to be involved more. i think that the main issue is to send troops to help the syrian army, not to change it. >> won't they be propping up bashar al-assad. are we looking at him keeping his seat for a long time. >> no way, there's no question with ours. if it was this position. it stay the same, we are not
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involving in political changes in syria. i hope that the united states now, when they agree the russian military role in syria, understands that it was supportive steps to bashar al-assad. well anyhow, this military efforts in syria, cost very big disturbances in israel. and we wait 22 of this month in moscow. binyamin netanyahu, who has - who is express his unacceptance of our help. they not against russian involvement, but they do against our support in the syrian army. >> i think it can be achieved,
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this goals of israeli politics and diplomacy, i think russians stay with minimal involvement in the syrian situation. and the more and more increasing support in military atreatment. >> thank you for your time. the world food program has been forced to suspend food aid to hundreds of thousands of syrian refugees, the organization is running out of money, needing funding. syrian families living in neighbouring countries like jordan, might have to go hungry this couple and their baby used to survive because of the world food program. it was a dollar and a half a day, but was enough to get by. that has been cut out.
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it's illegal for refugees to work in jordyn. they have no choice. they take turns looking after fatima. between them they have enough to by baby milk, eggs and i don'ting art. >> translation: -- and i don'ting art. >> we have no fears for the future. >> reporter: the world food program is under funded and has to make life and death decisions about who to feed and who to cut off. that man and his family of 11 are in the same position. he works illegally on a farm. >> my boss makes be work 13 hours a day for $14 the wsp said food and security is sky rocketing. 70% of refugees in jordan live under the poverty line after losing food
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assistance, refugees say they have lost faith in the refugee community. refugees are frustrated, they are no longer able to maintain services and are worried that some refugees will be pushed to go back to syria or risk the journey to europe. for many, it's a fateful decision they must take. >> people tell us they have lost hope for a better future in the region. many are considering returning to war in syria. those in the worse situation told us they'll risk their life to reach europe. >> syrians left their country to escape war. in jordan the authorities struggled to cope, relying on the u.n. and n.g.o.s, now the resources are drying up, along with hope. >> still to come in the program. south africa begins a campaign for a third rugby world cup
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crown. >> details in sport with jo, any minute now.
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. >> ethiopia says it wants to expand its new maternal heath care issue, pregnant women in ethiopia live in isolated villages and couldn't access basic care. charles stratford visits a community where the government-run programme is making changes.
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>> reporter: these ladies are members of the women's development army. the women are volunteers trained by some of the government paid 34 medical outreach workers spread across the country. their mission to ensure better health care for millions of ethiopia women. in a village near, a family wait for them to arrive. she's a qualified midwife, and responsible for this woman close to giving birth to her fourth child. >> the greatest joy for me is when a mother gives birth. we go to the house, they accept us with a smile. they ask questions, we advise them. >> for this family, they are typical of millions of ethiopians living in villages
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where access to healthcare was not available immediately, and she gave birth to three other children at home. >> translation: the last time i gave birth the placenta was stuck. i was in a lot of pain. i hope the health center will be nice for me. that's why i chose to go. >> she has been complaining of back pain. she is helped to the car. >> the government says the maternal health care outreach programme has been sent to villages. figures suggest that it is working. ethiopia managed to reduce the number of children dying under the age of five, by 70%, compared to figures in 1990. in the health center searches an area with a population of 70,000. staff they'd eat in the village.
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women are given post natal care. the government says around 50% of mothers give birth in centers like this. ethiopia still relies on donors. for almost half the health sector budget. the government says it is determined to expand its outreach programme. >> even though we have achieved significantly, making sure we have several health facilities over the country including pastoral areas, we still believe that in terms or equity, it needs to be addressed. >> a challenge it's hoped will save the lives of millions under five. and mothers like this. joy is here with the sport starting with the english premier league. chelsea pick up a vital win, the second in six matches. this one was over bitter rivals
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arsenal. before the game the managers ended a long-running fooed. arsene wenger and his opponent refused to last hands. jose mourinho had the last laugh. arsenal had two men that were sent off. chelsea has not scored in the 2-0 victory lifting them to 10th. there are in my view more games kicking off including the derby between aston villa and west brom. later they extended the lead. south africa will begin a third world cup crown. the springboks are third. they are expected to beat japan and progress. it's the first time they'll meat. they'll meet in brighton. they finished with an upset.
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georgia posting a surprise victory. they led 10-3 at half-time. despite a late rally, georgia hang on to the win. they finished third. qualifying for the wuch in japan, 2019. ireland take on canada and six nations rivals france and italy face off at twiken am. >> england beat fiji in the opening game of the tournament watched by a sell-out crowd. >> for the first time in the 21st century, the rugby world cup is taking place in england, the country where the sport was invented. >> that brought 80,000 fans storming through the rush hour for the opening game. that, d despite the high ticket prices, where even the cheapest is over $100. >> our daughter bought them for
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us all. his wife, sister and daughter is home with a baby. >> it's a once in a lifetime. it means a lot for us to support the team. ares first the opening ceremony, welcoming 20 nations to the biggest event. songs that have been adopted by english rugby shared with viewers. by the end of the tournament. the combined audience is expected to be over 4 billion. fiji has been given a warm welcome, not on the pitch. an opening penalty to pt hosts. the quickest. a try helping them to a 15-0e lead. it looked like nothing would go right for them.
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fi gri's top player, reminiscent of world cup legend scored the first world cup points. fiji citied in touch until eight minutes from time. when brown scored a second. and a fourth for england, after a decision using technology to earn an important bonus point. england 35. fiji 11. >> they are pleased, obviously with getting the four tries and the bonus point. things to work on over all a good first game. >> reporter: englands pool include wales and australia, slipping up was not an option. one of the big nations will fall before the quarterfinals, and the england fans have hoped it won't be them. now to part 2 on the series
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of control in sports. we are looking at the strained relationship between sporting organizations and the media. this has been an issue in india, where the governing body, the b.c. ci exerts control over the popular sport. complaints about the b.c. ci curbing media freedoms have been going on for years. b.c. i has been offering to supply its own photos. some companies refused to broadcast tours from india over what they say are excessive fees. at the root of the conflict is a lack of transparency within the bcci. and the pouncing act between media freedom and protecting their interests. >> because they are a public body, they should allow the media to comment on their
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adminstration and procedures. they need at the same time to protect the commercial interests. that money goes to the players. to that extent. fair and new access, and fairer reporting should be all right. but to allow organizations to exploit that is something that they have a right to protect. given the deep political connections and that it's been a governing body for 87 years, changes to media freedoms will happen when the b.c. ci chooses to change them we can speak to the editor-in-chief of a paper. international media had complaints about the b.c. ci. what level of freedom do journalists in india have? >> a lot more now. there has been a change in dispensation.
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and media relations in the last 8-10 months have changed. we do it our way, suck it up if you want to - that was the attitude generally. when it came to media, whether it was interviewing players or access to players, access to tournaments, everything was just our way or the highway. that's changed now. it's a welcome change, we hope it stays that way. >> what is the reason behind the change with the relationship to the b.c. ci and the media. >> the public image, the scandal that we have, unfavourable reporting of the activities by the media. all of that contributed to that, mentioned in the domain, and the dispensation wanting to change that, which is a good thing.
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we have seen changes in the past 6-8 months. >> so with the changes happening, and the improvement that the indian journalists have seen, do you think there's likely to be an improvement with the international agencies and the b.c. ci as well. >> definitely, you have a world 2020 coming up in germany, march, april. they would be keen to promote a positive picture of the way they have won the game. i think the journalists that come to india will see the changes for themselves. some would have been at the 2011 world cup, when things were different. >> the editor-in-chief. thank you very much for joining us. >> thank you you can watch part one of our series by going to you'll find andrew thomas's
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report on why australian media boycotted the rugby world cup. >> sunday, lee wellings reports from the u.k. br journalists were locked out of their football clubs. that's part three of the controlling sports series. >> a study in the united states found significant evidence of a degenerative brain disease in former nfl players. researchers and the u.s. department of veterans detected the disease in 87 of 91 former players. they have been donated after the players' deaths. the disease known as c.t.e. , the latest in a number of studies linking blows to the head with depression and dementia. >> jason day is on course to becoming the new world number one after setting a pga record. cox beating pat the championship in chicago, the australian added
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a 63 to the opening round 61, giving totals tying the all-time pga record. >> day is five clear of his nearest rival. jordan spieth is 7 shots back former world number one tiger woods has been ruled out of action for the remainder of the year, undergoing back surgery for the second time in 18 months, ranked 283rd in the world, missing the cut at three of four majors this year. >> spain will play-lithuania in the final of the european basketball championship. the second consecutive final. reaching it by beating serbia, 67-64. the victory clenching the spot at next year's olympics in rio. >> two months after being attacked by a shark in south africa, mick fanning is back on world surfing, beating d'souza
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in the final of the hurlry pro in california. his combined score of 17 out of 20 saw him replace the brazilian as world number one. carissa moore one the women's event. >> and that is all the sport for now. >> thank you. into myanmar farmers say they've been forced from their land to make way for a new road. it's part of the highway making transport between thailand and myanmar easier for decades, the mountains of myanmar were hidden from the outside world. development is happening, slowly. as the country opens up after years of military rule it's under increased scrutiny. this is a section. asian highway network that opened. it's part of development in the
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region, for many, it's come at a cost. >> there are good and bad points to having the asian highway, it's good to have the road to people can travel easier, not for my family. not for my family, we have no place to go, we will lose our business. >> the road cuts through the mountains connecting the thai border with a town reducing the journey by several hours. it will be a key trade route that many had to make way for its construction. this farmer didn't want us to use his name, was given a set price for his land and told the government needed more for free. >> the highway cuts through my land on both sides. the problem is they want to include extra land, and i have to move back further. leaving us with little. >> past the town, the highway is being built. people living in its path is being warned. change is coming whether they like it or not. >> the government had put up
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signs in our village saying some of the property belongs to the government. this is our property, we have lived here for a long time. the road cuts through an area that has seen fighting. despite a ceasefire agreement in place, fighting occurs in this area. rebel soldiers watch over a project built by the enemy. >> everyone is hoping for peace. we want people to travel safely on the rod. we don't want more fighting. it's necessary to protect ourselves. we have to carry our guns. traffic means greater opportunities, in the meantime people want a fair deal . >> it ends the bulletin. see you in the next couple of minutes for the next
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