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this is al jazeera. hello. this is the newshour live from london. nineteen killed by an airstrike on a hospital in afghanistan. an attack that's being described as a possible war crime. >> tensions are running high in germ use let me's old city following a stabbing and shooting attack. bombs explode in abujua, the first attack to hit nigeria's capital in more than a year.
plus: a protest with a difference. why these mujitions have decided to sdmon demonstrate at a business train station. >> i will have the latest from the rugby world cup where hosts england have been knocked out of the tournament after losing to australia. good news for south africa who beat scotland to stay in contention to reach the quarterfinals. the medical charity, doctors without borders, is demanding answers after its hospital in northern afghanistan was hit by a suspected u.s. air strike. it happened in the city of kunduz where washington is helping afghan forces to fight the taliban. doctors without borders says at least nineteen of its staff and patients were killed including three children. the u.n. is leading a corus of
condemn nation. the world boyd's human rights chief said it could amount to a war crime. the u.s. military said forces were conducting air striker strikes at the time and launched a full investigation. nick begins our coverage. >> reporter: the attack began at 2:00 in the morning. inside, more than 100 patients as well as 80 doctors without borders' staff. they described a terrifying sustained attack that continued for an hour and a half. the main operating theatre, the emergency room, and other parts of the medical complex were all hit. doctors without borders says several of their staff were killed and dozens injured. it said gps coordinates had been given to american and afghan officials as recently as a few days ago. in a statement they said, we are deeply shocked by the attack, killing our staff and the heavy toll it has inflicted on healthcare in kunduz. we urge all parties to respect the safety of health facilities
and staff. officials from the afghan interior ministry said the hospital had been infiltrated by taliban fighters. >> 10 to 15 terrorists hiding when they came under attack. wheth all of them were killed. we also lost doctors p we will do everything to make sure this was not confirmed by other sources but the head of the u.s.-led forces in afghanistan issued an apology to the afghan government. earlier, nato issued its own statement: u.s. forces conducted an airstrike in kunduz city against individuals threatening force. the strike may have resulted in collateral damage to a nearby medical facility. this incident is under investigation. in the past, collateral damage has referred to the accidental killing of civilians. there has been intense fighting in and around kunduz after taliban forces captured the city
earlier this week. afghan ground forces backed by nato air power have been trying to regain control in the last few days. al jazeera spoke to a father who was in the hospital with his two sons during the airstrike. they have been taken to bagland provincial hospital for treatment and told us about the terrifying moments the bombardment began. >> on the first day of fighting, my two sons were injured and my two other nephews were killed. i brought my injured sons to the hospital. they were getting better day by day, and last night, suddenly in the middle of the night, the hospital was being bombed. i grabbed my sons from the bed and we hid under a table. bombing was heavy. it continued until morning. the building was on fire and the roof collapsed. the hospital was totally destroyed. thank god we survived. vicki hawkins is the
executive director of doctors without borders in the u.k. she has dismissed allegations that there were any fighters hiding in hospital at the time. >> it is a large compound. the bombing was very precisely targeted, so it hit precisely the intensive care unit with a significant number of patients inside who were recovering from operations, et cetera. we are not aware that there were any fighters inside the hospital. regardless, once a fighter is injured, if they are a patient, they become a non-combat ant. so, it is still absolutely not okay to be targeting a hospital facility in this way. we closed the doors of the hospital and when it got dark, and all we know, there were patients, caretakers and our staff inside that hospital, and there was nothing unusual happening until the bombing actually started. >> well, the u.s. secretary of defense, ash carter, has issued the following statement: overnight, i learned of a tragic incidents involving a doctors
without borders' hospital in kunduz, afghanistan, that came under fire. u.s. forces in support of arrestgan security forces were operating nearby as were taliban fighters. while we are still trying to determine exactly what happened, i want to extend my thoughts and prayers to everyone affected. a full investigation into the tragic incident is underway in coordination with the afghan government. at this difficult moment, we will continue to work with our afghan partners to try to end the ongoing violence in and around kunduz. >> more now with john henridren live in washington, d.c. a great deal of anger about what has happened in kunduz. ash carter described it as a tragedy. tell us more about the u.s. reaction to this. >> there have been a defendant number of reactions. you heard defense secretary ash carter's statement just there. none of these are actually
apologeticic, however. whatever general campbell, the xhavenlder on the ground, said to the after ganing president president says we are look into this and says we are aware of the incident but does not go so far as to apologize. the u.s. says it is going to appoint a one-star general to look into the incident. so far, they are not saying exactly what happened. they are saying they are not sure what happened, but as you saw in carter's statement, they do claim that there were taliban troops in the area and u.s. groups assisting afghan 2r507z in the area. we know there was an ac-130 gun ship. >> that's a strafing gunsh ship capable of howitser bullets. >>, apparently, is what happened at the hospital. they are simply saying they might have been -- there might have been some incidents there but not exactly what happened. >> civilian casualties from airstrikes have caused severe
tensions between the u.s. and afgan governments for years, john. in many ways, that's not now, but what could this potentially mean for the u.s. role in afghanistan? >> it makes it much tougher for the u.s. to operate there. it puts president ghani in the position of his predecessor who was left to explain to the afgan people why u.s. air strikes were killing civilians. now, according to the u.n., the percentage of people, civilian casualties, killed by the u.s. is just one percent since 2009. >> doesn't really matter because the public perception is that these attacks from the sky are killing civilians and, of course, the taliban don't have planes so it's just the u.s. and the alleys that are doing this. and that creates a negative perception not only of those foreign troops in the country, but it fuels the insurgency. >> john hendren live for us in washington, d.c.
thank you. now, in our other top stories, two israelis have been killed and several others injured during an attack in jerusalem's old city. police say a palestinian man stabbed a number of people before taking a gun from .1 of the wounded and opening fire on tourists and police officers. the attacker was then shot and killed by police. mike hannah is jer uselim and joins us on the phone now. what more can you tell us? >> marianne, this took part in a part of the old city that has seldom seen an outbreak of violence. it's close to the area where tourists, pilgrims, throng to walk the steps of jesus christ on his way to crucifixion. according to several reports and, indeed, several phone video from the scene, a 19-year-old palestinian attacked a group of israelis with a knife. another person then came down
and attempted to stop the young man. his gun was taken by the attacker who then opened fire. the stacker, .19-year-olds mohammed sanabi, he has been identified as was then shot and killed by police. two israelis are dead in the attack and a number wounded and the situation certainly unprecedented in that particular part of the old city, marianne. >> how might theisitsis respond now, mike? >> reporter: well, what we have seen is an outbreak of vitriol. none of theisitioni politicians have been on camera but in social media, there have been several comments from across the political spectrum. the justice minister has said that the government is not doing enough to fight terror. a former government minister says this is what losing control
looks like. the leader of the zinist union said netanyahu has lost control of the security of israeli citizens and jerusalem. very clearly, all of the politicians directed attisitsi prime minister benjamin netanyahu, who will be arriving back from his vicinity to the united states where he addressed the united nations in the next 24 hours, he will be holding an immediate meeting, we are told, with his defense minister, the head of the intelligence agency and his army chief of staff. there will only be a full cabinet meeting, we are told, at the end of this jewish holiday at sunset on monday, mariane. >> mike hanna, thanks very much. now, two large bomb blasts have hit shia neighborhoods in the iraqi capital baghdad. at least 24 people have been
killed and around 60 others injured in the hadimia and alrea neighborhoods. there has been no immediate claim of responsibility but the so-called islamic state of iraq in the levant has claimed several previous attacks targeting iraq's shia majority. kurdish forces in iraq say they have made gains in an offensive they have launch today retake the town of hawega, the only town in kirkuk which is still held by isil. m i amman khan reports. >> reporter: >> reporter: they begin their assault on villages of the outskirts. then they begin surrounding the town. in many ways, this phase is the most simple. isil fighters have largely abandoned the villages and they fall to the peshmerga easily. kirman is the head of the kurdistan regional government
and traveled to the front line to visit the troops. >> these tear toez were under isil control. now, they are back in our hands. this is due to our well-organized plan. >> well organized, this plan might be but we know from experience isil know how to use urban areas. seven weeks ago, the prime minister announced they would be able to take ramadi in anbar province from isil very quickly. >> hasn't happened. isil, like i say, do know how to use urban areas and hawija will be a challenge for the peshmerga. >> they wait until they have sufficient territory on the outskirts to launch an attack on the town sometime in the next few weeks. imran khan, al jazeera, baghdad. >> the number of dead from a landslide in guatemala has risen to at least 56. heavy rains swept boulders and mud on to houses on thursday night. as many as 600 people are still missing in the opportunities to of santa katarinia.
emergency crews say they are facing many difficulties. >> the houses were left buried 10 meters or 15 under, which is making it difficult to carry out the search and rescue. well, we are here bringing help in the area where we are looking for the children of a cyster who attends church with us. we are hoping they are alive. it'strum unfortunate. there are many homes buried, most likely where you are standing, there are homes. more from david mercer who has been is he. david, what's the latest that you are hearing as rescue efforts continue to pull survivors from the rubble? >> the race is really on at this point to try to find any survivors whatsoever. there is a critical 72-hour period, and we are halfway
there, 36 hours since the slide happened while we are there from the ground, here, occasionally, the whistles and the whistles of the signal that will somebody had heard like a scream or some kind of noise coming from underneath the rubble and dirt and mud and everybody would stop and be silent and look for signs of any survivors. but while we were there for three or four hours, there was no sign of any survivors and, in fact, body after body was pulled out and taken past us while we were there. so the emergency services really has their work cut out for them to try to find people who were trapped under tons and tons of mud and rock after 45 meters in places deep. it's covered these very humble homes. thank you very much, david mercer with the latest there from guatemala city as rescue efforts continue, authorities are trying to pull survivors
from the rubble of that mudslide. we have much more to come for you on the al jazeera newshour. ♪ celebration i see across german as it marks go 5 years since reunification. >> the media focus may haveshift. you may have thought this was all over. far from it. i am jonah hull on the mats doa macedonian border. >> details later on with sara regarding venus and her opponent. 39 civilians and 14 fighters have been killed during four days of russian airstrikes according to the observetive for human rights. the kremlin said it carried out
20 airstrikes in the last 24 hours. they targeted nine positions held by isil including the main stronghold, raqqa province. syria's western-backed political opposition and armed groups have rejected a u.n. peace plan saying it will not work in its current form. in july, the special envoy invited working faxes to form working groups, an idea backed by the syrian president bur the opposition said assad should have no place in syria's future. >> a syrian coalition and armed groups opposed to syria's government have rejected that u.n. initiative to try to get all sides talking again. instead, they are calling on the international community to take a clear political position against russia's military intervention. zeina hodr has the report. >> reporter: the airstrikes, a recipe for disaster, the u.s.
airstrikes targeting groups opposed to the syrian government and focus on defeating isil. the syrian opposition is calling these attacks a russian aggression and is now refusing to attend planned meetings at the u.n. to pave the way for political talks. >> there is no incentive to engage in a political solution. >> in july, u.n. and arab league announced the warring sides were not ready to hold formal talks. he suggested working group meetings to agree on a roadmap for peace. in a rare show of unity, the main political opposition and exile, the syrian national coalition and moderate and conservative armed groups say the initiative is unacceptable. it is demanding the international community makes it clear the head of the syrian government and its pillars are not given a role in the transition process or in the future of syria.
the transitional governing body means the full transfer of power and military institutions and security agencies cannot be part of the national army. >> the opposition tells us that they do not reject a political solution. they just believe it is a waste of time to engage in what they call brainstorming sessions. they say they are ready to attends the geneva 3 peace conference but on consider, the outedcom will lead to the government handing over power and not in, in their words, reproduce the regime. >> russia, a close ally of the syrian government, is in no mood to compromise. it won't accept bashar al assad's. the opposition is demanding international alleys show seriousness. >> we need to have to stands up
to this aggression. >> the u.s. and western countries have voiced concern that russian airstrikes are weakening the opponents of the government, words that seem to have little effect on the ground. zeina hodr, beirut. >> russia's bombardment of syria is only increasing the flow of refugees heading to europe for safety. jonah hull is on the macedonian/serbian border and has been speaking to some of them. >> reporter: pick a point at random on the route through europe. this is the l train station in macedonia on the serbia border. nothing has changed. the weary, the relieved, the hopeful. >> we have around eight trains per day depending, sometimes we have more. sometimes we have less in 24 hours. >> do you see any sign at all of
this flow of people slowing down, coming to an ends? >> people are seeing october is going to be slower but we are not seeing anything like that. >> this young man is an english teacher. >> do you feel your spirits are high? do you feel strong? >> difference to places and different people and like my friend, they are having honeymoon. >> newly married. >> yes, bride and groom. honeyey moon. >> a very active sight-seeing honeymoon add ven tour then. and you are happy? >> yes. they are very happy. >> congratulations. the russian activity did now. do you think it's going to help
to end the war? >> no. no. no. i don't think so. it will be worse. >> it will get worse? >> yes. more and more. >> arriving in serbia. the media may have largely moved on from this story for the time being. the focus has shifted. the spot line is very much on syria. it's about russian bombing of syria this journey through 21st century europe goes on. a lot is said in parts of europe about these people who they are, what they want, the thread that they pose. most are ordinarily people beginning new lives in a world that has changed beyond recognition. jonah hull on the
macedonia/serbia border. >> at least 15 people have been killed while many more are injured after a series of bomb blasts on the outskirts of the nigerian capitol of abuja, they are the first stablingz for more than a year. this report: >> reporter: the three attacks on the outskirts of the capital, abuja bore the hallmarks of boko haram. two attackers were said to have been suicide bombers. two went off here. resulting in nearly 100 deaths. i witnesses say more than 20s dies and some could have been
saved. >> afy hundred meters from the first attack, a second device went off. it killed a female suicide bomber but no one else. aim of the personnel required more could have died if the attacks were launched during the day. >> this was the busiest part. did techs about 20 to 30 minutes to pass through here because of traffic an easy target for boko haram. launching an attack here was to cause maximum damage. the area will remain cordoned off. more than 3,000 people have been killed in attacks throughout the country this year alone.
now the fear is real that the violence has returned with a vengeance to the capitol. new year i can't. >> the president says he wants to create 28 states out of the 10 t others say it violates a peace agreement designed to bring peace to the civil war. more than a million liters of cyanide solution has spilled in san juan. a judge has suspended the gold bleaching process teresa has more from san juan. in the on the province of san juan, wajos is worried about the
consequences of a recent spill from the gold mine. we found out there had been a defendant cyanide spill telling his family not to drink water. nobody ever directly informed us about what was going on. it is one. largest gold mines in argentina. it is an open-pit mine owned by a canadian company, barry gold. the mine is located high in the mountains. this is as far as we are allowed to go. the spill happened when a valve broke in one of the installations leaking a million liters of cyanide solution. later tests showed it was not con damnated. people here are still afraid.
it separates the mineral for the from the rock. that's ideal the judge ordered the suspension of the use of cyanide for five days. we want to know where the responsibility lies. there is a responsibility of those who violated the security protocol. >> inspite of the government's reassurance the water is safe, people are organizing themselves to demand more information. they also want an end to open-pit mining. he says he doesn't trust the company or the government. he says the water in his house tastes like chlorine and doesn't want his children to drink it. >> the what has never been
again. two liters of water per person. >> the incidents has raised a question about the impact of open-pit mining on the environment. we are very sorry for what happened. this is the first time that something like this has happened. we are calibrating the investigation. it is will take a while before people here can trust in the company again. they feel they were lied today and they fear it could happen again. al jazeera, san juan, argentina. >> still ahead for you on the program, a test for kyrgistan's democracy while voters prepare for elections . >> i am catherine soi where this football field has been turnldz into a rehabilitation center because of an alcohol problem that has gotten out of hand.
people were killed including 3 children. twousisis have been killed and two others injured in an attack in jerusalem's old city. the number of dead from a landslide in guatemala has now risen to at least 56. the top story on the airstrike in kunduz, kaiz is in bagland hospital. >> this morning, nato contesters, doctors without
border. many people died there but some survive. those survived people were september to bagalon provincial hospital here now, the two brothers, 7 and 12 years old, they were injured on the first day of fighting six days ago. they were in the hospital and the recovery when last night, a heavy bombardment started. they are telling us bombardment started 12:00 o'clock at night until 4:00 o'clock. they said it's not one or twice or two time bombing. it was constantly every five minutes and they are telling us many of the patients there and doctors were killed. some survived. those that survived, they send them here. >> joining us by skype from boston is max abrams. he is angassista-assistant proff political science at northeastern university. he is also a contributor to the
council on foreign relations. good to have you with us. so we are still learning about the precise circumstances of this bombardment in kunduz at this hospital. can you shed some light on how a medical facility can be targeted in this way, how something like this can happen? >> there is no question in my mind this is a tragic and you are undesirable and unintentional attack from the u.s. perspective. the entire purpose is to win over the allegiance of the local population. there is probably no better way to lose popular support than to attack not just civilian targets but a hospital, to kill children, this is the worst possible targeting outcome of the united states. so, i think that at this very, very
unfortunate but i am hearing some voices suggesting that the united states was aiming for this hospital. i think that's an absolutely absurd position to take because it goes completely against the strategic interests of our counter insurgency campaign there. >> right. but as you say, that may be the perception within the country that this will be very damaging to the u.s. and, of course, there has been international outrage over ma has happened as well, max. how, just drawing on your expertise when it comes to the code of conduct, if you like, how could they have not known that the hospital was in this location when it had been operating in the area for many years and when the charity says they had passed on the precise coordinates to the afgan and u.s. military before the attack took place? >> my understanding was that this was a very active conflict zone, that there were taliban members around the hospital.
the interior minister says the police force there said that actually, there were also taliban fighters in the hospital. the entire city of 300,000 people has been taken over by taliban fighters over the past week gang rapes on the road spaifblth, house to house, shooting people so this is a very violent, you know, kinetic environment and one could easily imagine how the u.s. would be eager to try to lend some support to the afghan government forces by taking out the talibantable fighters and lose track of precisely which target did are essentially no-goes. but i do believe it's a mistake. alternative, there are many different possibilities but the
united states u.s. would not intentionally blow up a hospital. >> this was driven by a desire to take out taliban fighters who are frankly all over the place. >> of course. no one is suggesting that. but civilians casualties is nothing new. if precision-guided munitions are not as precise as they would like, should they be deployed at all in an area where you know there are civilians, children, aid workers, possibly hospitals? will this prompt some sort of review or change? >> well, i mean it should be pointed out that according to the united nations, the united states is symbol for about 1% of all casualties within afghantan. upwards of 70% are perpetrated by the taliban.
this case is affirmative namamous, not representative of the over all trend but hopefully, if there is any take away from this incident, it will be for rehe'll valuation of how this tragedy happened and ultimately an even greater reduction in u.s. civilian cas yults at this. >> max abram, thanks very much. >> show russia separatists say they have started withdrawing tanks from the lionel of condtat with groups aimed at ending the conflict. a tank withdrawal agreed earlier this week is in line with the minsk peace deal reached in
february. german united in 1990, less than a year after thousands crossed from east to west following the fall of the berlin wall. profess osha jack some james have east and west germany issued together as chancellor hellmit kohl once promised. >> yes, they have. it's had a has become more connected than it was before. all the things taken into consideration, everyone will remember that as they celebrate their 21st an reverniversaranni
there are some symmetries but i think in general, i think the sense is everybody would rather be where they are now. one is the fact there is a higher unemployment on the eastern side. there haven't been as many jobs available and there is also an aged, slightly older population. a lot of people left east germany, we want over to the west side where there were more jobs available so there is a number of things that can't be made up in 25 years given the 40 years that went on before that it's going to be somewhat even anyway in the eastern part of germany, it's a little better than the north. these are problems and issues that are going to have to be taken for a longer period of
time in general, i think they have seen themselves get more equal even if it isn't quite done. >> how long before the two parts, east and west, are truly unified i don't know. i think there is going to be unevenness within every society. there is unevenness in many other democracies in roip and the unites states. i think it's going to be a function of where developments can take place in germany, west and east and it's not just about german. it's about europe in general. everybody's trying to adjust to a new world global economic situation that is not easy to develop. so there is going to be, i think, some changes, but there is always going to be a game of catch-up in both -- probably
both sides of the wall, what used to be the wall. >> we have seen the arrival of hundreds of thousands of refugees from iraq, afghanistan, syria, amongst other places. house -- i think german is expected to receive about a million refugees this year. how might that affect the dynamics between east and west it is going to be a problem that is nots necessarily only a& wes although i must say the eastern part of german has had less experience with these kinds of things. the western part of germany had more, but my sense is that there is going to be a strain on the entire system. it's not just east. it's not just west. it's going to be overall. and i think that that's going to have to be dealt with no matter which side you are talking about. is going to be a longer-term problem.
it may be several years, perhaps even longer before these kinds of things are dealt with. and my sense is that in any case, you are going to see pushback as you have elsewhere in europe and german's going to have to deal with that just like everyone else. >> thanks very much. it was good to get your thoughts on this story, professor jackson james from john hopkins university. >>? >> thank you. >> voters in the mountainous cents tral asian republic of khirzikstan will announce a newspaper leader. >> when it comes to central asian democracy, this is as good as it gets. there is such a pluralal society campaign has been short on messages of tolerance of dye versety. harassment of minorities like
gays and lesbian s is common place. in this video, so-called pat tree on theic movements forced their way into a private home and intimidate those inside. those same groups back an anti--gay propaganda law that enjoys cross-party support. >> i meet a candidate who tells me there is no space for gail people in kryx society. >> homosexwalty is a history.
dra. >> democrats say they support diversity. there should be no dim chris nation against people regardless of their religion, ethnicity or views. the law requires the state to ensure their safety. it's not only my opinion, but this is what the law says. we should treat people equally. >> concern of the country's struggling economy may be foremost on voters' minds. the biggest issues most voters care about are the biggest problems facing this country. as many as a million krgys citizenship, a 5th of the population go abroad for search of work. all of the parties are promising they can fix the problems. >> whoever wins this vote will have to deliver on those promises or risk marginalizing more than just minorities. robin foristier walker.
a campaign has started in kenya to try to tackle alcoholism. every year, dozens of people die from consuming illegal home brews. catherine soi reports now from moranga. >> this is not an ordinary group therapy session. the men and women here are getting free treatment and counseling to help with their drinking problem. a number of people suffered bad withdrawal symptoms when alcohol was shut down. the fwult females field has been turned into a temporary hab habitation camp. daniel mongi was a policeman for 14 years. he lost his job last year. his wife and children left two years ago. >> it became so hard for me to stop drinking alcohol because i had to drink for me to survive. for me to do anything, i had to start with a drink in the
morning. volt you know tears are running the camp set up by the federal government. there are about 1,000 here others are registering. most are not employed. the concern now is: what happens when they leave this place? >> so we are working to make sure they are strong enough to be able to prevent relapse. i know that you cannot prevent it. there are those will fall back. bur we are looking for and we will celebrate if we manage to save 100. that would be a good number. >> after three months in rehab, they will go back to places like this village center where cheap, illegal alcohol is still easy to get. roughly 40,000 people have a drinking problem in this region. many have died after drinking homemade brews laced potent ingredients.
been suri became blind after drinking alcohol in 2001. his son is an alcoholic. on this day, his nephews came to visit. they were drunk. he says he tries to tell them to stop. but they won't listen. >> alcohol destroyed my life. i could not do anything. i couldn't even educate my children. it's very sad to see people drinking here so much because they will never help themselves. >> back at the camp, these people know too well how hard it will be to adjust to life when they return to their villages, but at this moment, they just want to stay sober and positive. catherine soi, al jazeera in central kenya. still ahead on the program can we will have all of the sport including japan keep their quarterfinal dreams alive with a stunning victory over samoa. action from the rugby world cup coming right up.
♪ hong kong is once again the site of protests. but there is a twist. people are unhappy that oversized instruments are being banned from trains. here is more. >> reporter: it's not what it sounds like. this will jam session is a protest in a busy commuter train station. musicians gather to make a noise over recent incidents where students were stopped from bringing their instruments on to the mass transit railway, the mtr train.
>> it's just to show that we have the right to travel with our instruments. >> the railway corporation turns a blind eye to others carrying over-sized luggage and good but has been unfairly targeting music students. over the past few weeks, several young musicians have been threatened with fines and removed from trains for exceeding the size restrictions by a few sentimenters. >> we have been carrying our instruments for decades and suddenly, it's not allowed. we will be charged. we get warning tickets. we just tell the young music learners that we are not welcome by society. >> in the was organized through social media. the trouble was other groups
also used it as an opportunities to voice their dissent on the variety of topics. the result left many musicians sidelined watching as their event was hijacked. some of them overwhelmed by the shouting and confrontation between other demonstrators and mtr staff. >> this is what you hear when several important groups at this a location occasionally through the din, you can hear something that sounds like music but it's hard to tell. >> the mtr said it will re-examine the policy regarding the carrying of oversized instruments but many question but it's the right note with the railway operator. hong kong. time for your sport. >> inc. england out of the rugby world cup making them the first host to fall at the 4 stages. two-time champions destroyed england 33-13, twickenham by
winning, auchttralia secures their support. a result means wales qualifies. top of pool b, the sprickboks ran out 34-16 winners in new cast he will as they continue to bounce back from their opening lost tournament for a third time. >> we appreciate one stage when they came back and came back. sot may have been one long penalty. a clinical performance. it wasn't easy, a quality side. dangerous. >> crushing samoa 26-5, secure the second win in three games since the first time they have won twice at the competition.
>> we still haven't played as well as we can at the world cup. that was a disappointing thing. we probably left two tries out there today. we have the u.s.a. game next. we are looking forwards to playing the best game of our world cup of the u.s.a. game. >> chelsea said he won't quit after his side suffered their fourth lead defeat of the season. champions have won just two games out of eight games july 16th in the table on eight points. 10 points off the top. >> no way. why? many managers in the world that belong to my level.
but not better if not better. so no chance. i run away. >> much better day for manchester city, sergio scored five times as they hammered newscastel and moved to the top of the table very happy because he deserved it. really, to see him play in the levels he plays today. must be happy. >> missing a chance to go top of la liga, they lost to sovia. sparza's second league defeat. third on the table with 15 points. >> venus won her 47th title at
the whohan. she won after her opponent retired with a left knee injury. the spaniard had been trailing the former world number 16-3. the win moves venus closer to qualifying for the wta final. >> it was betten this week. i would be happy to get there. i will be ready to play. the top players will be there. so, yes, i would love to arrive there. but if i get there, i want to get there swinging and going for it. >> fererra and lop pez have set up an all-spanish final. to trying to beat being min becker in the sem e final, world number 8 to his 50th career final where he will be seeking his 25th title. a gruelling 75, number 2 seed
was up against australia's nick kurism o. tiebreaker. zimbabwe has won their first one high dayer in pakistan in more than two years, helping the home side score 276 chasing a rain-reduce target of 262 and 48 overs. pakistan fell 5 runs short of victory. >> baltimore other contr oriole crushed on wednesday what could be the final start as an oriole struck out 3 and lost 3 on the way to a 9-2 win over the yankees. baltimore's third straight win. now back to marian. >> thank you very much. that's it for this news hour. i be back with a full bulletin of news for you, a rounds up of all of the days top stories after a short break. stay with us.
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