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. >> two palestinians killed in two locations in the occupied palestinian territories - continue you're watching al jazeera live from doha. also ahead - activists in syria say russian air strikes hit residential areas, and homes and civilians are being killed i.s.i.l. claims responsibility for an attacks on a shia mosque in saudi arabia. plus... >> i'm andrew thomas in a graveyard in sydney. why some security experts are
worried the next big cyber crime could be virtual murder. hello, two palestinian youths died in the latest round of violence in the israeli occupied territories of east jerusalem and hebron. israeli setters will white are said to have shot a 16-year-old palestinian for allegedly trying to stab him. this raises the death toll to 41 palestinians killed and seven israelis since violence began in october. crossing over to mike hanna, from occupied east jerusalem, to tell us about the incidents that took place this occupied east jerusalem and hebron. >> we can flesh out a little more of what happened in each of these instances. in hebron we understand a man allegedly attempted to attack a
settler. he was then shot and killed by police. now, we have spoken to somebody who lives right next to where the incident took place, and he makes clear he didn't see the event happen, but people who did told him that there was no attack, a knife was found at the scene, but it was more than attack on a man by a settler. once again, she is are confusing issues, confusing points. i must mention too that the man that gave us that explanation, we heard in the last few minutes, had his home invaded by israeli army, cell phone confiscated and computers taken. in the occupied area, jerusalem, the israeli neighbourhood, there we understand a palestinian was walking in the neighbourhood and stopped by a police patrol.
they demanded his identity. he took out a knife, allegedly, attacked the police officer, and he was shot and killed. each of these event has a context, a story. difficult to ascertain the exact sequence, the course of event. >> there has been international condemn nation, with a plea to end the violence, and kristen saloomey following that in new york. let's given. >> the security council got a briefing, who blamed both sides from making reckless statements. he welcomed comments by binyamin netanyahu, that there would be no changes to access to the al-aqsa. but criticized the heavy-handed response of israeli security forces forces. >> there is an international
presence around al-aqsa mosque in order to guarantee that the status quo to be maintained, that that is in the mind of members of the security council, that is in our mind. >> the facts speak for themselves. for decades israel maintained the status quo and will keep on doing so. let me be crystal clear. israel will not agree to any international presence on the temple mount. such a presence would be a change in the status quo. there are many calls to end the violence and provocative acts. now, there seems to be little appetite that the palestinians have been talking about. >> president obama raised his concerns over the situation. >> we condemn in the strongest possible terms, violence directed against innocent
people. and believe that israel has a right to maintain basic law and order and protect its citizens from knife attacks. and violence on the streets. we also believe that it's important for both prime minister binyamin netanyahu, and israeli elected officials, and president mahmoud abbas and others in position of power to try to clampdown a rhetoric that may feed violence. >> mike, despite the usual statements and accusations made by politicians, we know that the scrair says that he's -- secretary of state john kerry says that he's hoping to visit the region, do we know details
about who that is and what he mite do. >> what we understand it that binyamin netanyahu, the israeli prime minister had a trip to germany to meet angela merkel. we understand that he will visit binyamin netanyahu in germany on that trip, and the state department says he's likely to talk to the palestinian leadership in the west bank city of ramallah. once again, clearly here, there is no thought of all the leaders sitting together. talking about a series of bit lateral meetings involving the israeli leader and probably the jordanian king. and to explain the palestinian position on this. they insist that they only control some 13% of the occupied west bank. it's structed to look at what
happened in the early hours in the morning, palestinian arsonists, regarded as holy, the palestinian authority forces dispersed the arsonist, there was a condemnation from the palestinian leader. then there was a coordination with the israeli army to allow them in to repair joseph's time. this was in a place called area a. under direct control. 13%. occupied west bank. the point delivered here strongly is that the palestinian authority insists that it will do what it can in areas under its control, and to uphold a form of law and order. it says the responsibility lies with the state that occupies such a vast amount of area of palestinian land to actually take its own steps to reduce the level of violence on the ground.
the palestinian leadership says it's not up to palestinians to control areas under which they have no control. that is up to the israelis. thank you for that update from east jerusalem. i.s.i.l. claimed responsibility for an attack on a shia mosque in saudi arabia. the television reporting that a man opened fire in a meeting hall into the eastern city. the gunman was killed for security forces. activists in syria say russian air strikes hit residential areas. for three days russians have helped by launching air offensives. the government forces have been fighting in aleppo the war in syria drove many
to neighbouring jordan. a quarter of a million faces food shortages after the food programme withdrew assistance. some with chronic diseases lost free medical care. >> most syrian refugees in jordan that have chronic diseases are battling against the odds to get treatment. they've been left on their own after the jordanian government suspended all care for refugees last year, because of a lack of funding. charities have stepped in. the red crescent is covering the cost of dialysis for 34 patient, from this hospital. the patients have to pay for essential medication. this man sold everything he owned. including his wife's gold jury to pay $150 a month for medication. >> aid agencies used to give us assistance, then they cut us
off. i swear we'll explode. what is the solution for our tragedy. why dent they give us poison so we can take our lives. i swear i think about suicide because i don't know what to do. >> reporter: the continuing war in syria raises concerns about whether there'll be any assistance for years to come. >> we are worried. this patient relies on dialysis. a charity or hospital may provide a few sessions. the continuity is not guaranteeing it. the refugees are not legally allowed to work in jordan. >> syrian refugees have been forced to make difficult choices, like spending less on food and ordering payment of family member's treatment. a third of refugees lost assistance. many living in jordan say they have nothing left here.
>> this person has leukaemia. that was paid for for a few months before medical care was suspended. her parents are struggling to pay for her treatment. >> sometimes we borrow money, sometimes my husband find work. that's how we get by. we cannot afford extensive food. >> last month the family lost the little food assistance it had been getting from the world food program. the doctor had an 85% chance of healing. if they run out of money, all they can do is pray for her protesters gathered in the turkish capital ankara a week after two bomb blasts killed people in the city. the worst attack prompted anger against the government. and friday three suspects alleged to have helped carry out the bombings appeared in court.
>> first refugees started arriving in slovenia after hungary closed its border with slovenia. victoria gatenby reports on what it means for asylum seekers. >> this is a village on the croatian hungarian border. in recent weeks, 8,000 refugees crossed from croatia into hungary. midnight local team security sealed off the area. refugees desperate to get to austria or germany face travelling, or being stranded in croatia where temperatures struggled to call. >> there'll be thousands of people bottled up in croatia, not knowing which way to take. i was in croatia a couple of weeks ago, and the humanitarian situation - disastrous. these were the last refugees to
get into hungary on friday. before the crossing was closed. >> hungary's right wing government built a racer wire fence on the border as part of measures to stop people crossing into the territory. it was forced to seat belt the crossing point after n e.u. meeting failed to agree on tough rules to stop the flow of refugees into europe. >> this is not the best. only the second best solution. the best solution did not come about yesterday at the european council meeting. there's no agreement on the protection of the external borders in greece. >> reporter: the sheer numbers of refugees that arrived strained the system. hungary's prime minister viktor orban is standing by a tough immigration policy, which has not played well with germany, which received most of the asylum seekers. the hungarian goffed hand most
of the criticism. it closed a second border. the message to refugees escaping war and persecution is clear - go somewhere else. still ahead on al jazeera - it was meant to rival the panama canal, and now there's doubts over the financing of a project in nicaragua. plus, what is driving dozens of injured authors to return honours issued by the state. details coming up.
al jazeera's top stories, two palestinians have been killed in hebron. they both had knives and attempted to use them on attacks with israelis. israel rejected feeds to the united nations. they were forced to police the compound. >> activists in syria say residents in homs and civilians were being killed. moscow is helping the army regain its loss. the first bus load of refugees is arriving in slovenia. >> slovenia and croatia has not stopped the flow of asylum seekers. >> food supplies for survivors of nepal's earthquake was locked in a store house despite being ready for distribution.
>> a road block caused a fuel shortage preventing supplies reaching quick victims. >> reporter: this person is three hours away from kathmandu in a private vehicle. for people here, it's a day-long journey. when the shake smook in april, no one died here. most of the homes were destroyed. food was always difficult to find in the village. things were worse. generations have endured hardships here. the earthquake is an added one. the house cracked. i suppose that's how chipped. we were given some tarpaulin sheets. some started to germinate. some were rotten. we passed a cracked house for storage. >> reporter: without a
functioning market there's nowhere to earn money. a few weeks ago they were told they'd get food directly. >> the people are here to build a community road. r 40 years of work. they were forced to get rice to last them three months. for today they will receive the first instalment. despite finishing, many are yet to get the sheriff food. the workers - the organization has not been able to deliver 260 metric tonnes of food. that is because of a fuel crisis in the country. >> we were on track to distribute it before the festival that is starting now. because the supporters have not one drop of diesel left. >> nepal has 10% of fuel.
>> for two months people were many areas have been protesting from the past restitution. the security situation stopped struck drivers delivering food and other essentials. many of the areas will be cut off with snow blogging the trails. may victims were living, and to survive the winter they'd need more than extra food. >> what needs to happen is insulation has to be put in some of these places. we have to put in stoves, and deliver thermal blankets and appropriate clothing. to make people ready for the winter. >> as the country struggles with crisis after crisis, the plight
of survivors is worse much. >> authorities in the philippines warned that the typhoon could linger for several days. they warned that they'd prepare for the storm, bringing torrential rain. it could strike on sunday, expected to affect 7.5 million people. >> dozens of authors in india are returning awards given to them by a top litter airy body, protesting the attacks by right wing hindu groups and a failure to stop them. >> the whole system has collapsed. 5 years ago, this author won a national literary prize for this book. last month he returned the award he received from the national academy of letters.
>> it's total political power. are they total airians. are they fanatics. what i can remember, you can't make the country a state of fundamentalists. it has a great tradition of harmony. >> reporter: this was the first author to return his award to the literary institution in protest following the murder of kabuli in the southern states in august. known for his opposition for the worship of hindu idols was killed by hindus. since then the movement has grown to include authors and artists. the academy condemns the attack and murder of any writer or artist anywhere. the academy is committed to the core secular valuation,
enshrined in india, and the principle of right to life of all. it's a ruling of the ruling party and a failure to rain in extreme hindu groups. >> some say the leadership is being unfairly questioned for a problem the government struggled to deal with. >> india loves banning things, it's nothing to do with power. we are not comfortable with freedom of expression. we died what to eat or wear or the books you read. and the idea of clamping down on freedom of expression. >> he has been fighting the find set for years. they could, he believes,
irreversibly affect freedom of expression in a large democracy. >> beaches in rio de janeiro are busier than usual. brazilians are doing anything they can, as the city swelters in a shot spring. temperatures swelled to more than 100 degrees celcius. new doubts are being raised about the new wonder of the world. government leaders insist the $50 billion project to rival the panama canal will go ahead despite a stock market crash in china. daniel schweimler explains. >> reporter: there's growing concerns in nicaragua over the future of the grand canal project after the pain backer lost 85% of his $10 billion fort yuan, and the net worth slumped to $1 billion.
>> reporter: it's causing concern among the nicaragua people, he's misled them. no one has been hired. no property. maybe a few trucks. >> they were question why the canal is needed, with the newly enlarged panama canal to the south. they are concerned about the environmental threat. and about the tens of thousands of people who will have to be displaced. the residents living on the route of the canal say they are fine if they are. that it will only benefit rich investors. >> this is a reject that will change the geography without us knowing where the money comes from. building work will not begin, white the company says appropriate financing will be in
place. >> what is important here is that the investors, and we are not talking about confidence and certainty. it's necessary, and will bring benefits to every country in the world. the $50 billion canal linking the atlanta and pacific oceans will, if it goes ahead, be deeper and wider, accommodating cargo ships, as well as the trade with latin america. nicaragua is waiting for questions to be answered. >> fugitive drug lord evaded capture. the mexican government attempted to take him back into custody.
the leader has injuries to his leg and face. >> in mexico, a rare sight. the ruins of a 16th century church emerged from a reservoir due to a lack of rain. the drought caused water levels in the river to drop by 25 meters. it's only the second time the church appeared above the water line. in 2002 visitors were able to walk inside it. now, the internet transformed the way people live, often for the better, and changed the world of crime. and there's a new offense known as virtual murder causing concern for police and consumers. andrew thomas reports from sydney. >> a text message from her bank warned rhonda to check her account. when she did, she found it was emptied, probably by stealing post from her mailbox, someone
gathered enough information to precedent they were her. the bank refunded stolen money, a second attempt was made. >> where is this going to stop. what will happen next. i think my identity will be used again and again, details are out there. >> reporter: identity theft is a problem worldwide. in australia and new zealand more than a million people have their identity compromised each year. a helpline has been established for the most traumatic cases, they had more than 14,000 calls in 10 months. one in five of our clients require mental health. to have the identity stolen, there's something over your head. you don't get your identity back. >> in some case, the identity stolen is from the dead. when malaysia airlines flight 17 was shot down last year, criminals saw an opportunity. within three days of that plane going down, mobile phones,
credit cards, social media were being used in victim's names. within three days. i.d. theft could we getting worst. most of those buried in the sydney graveyard died before cyber crime came about, an expert says the next frontier is death. often now the administration of death is handled digitally. in many countries doctors and funeral doctors fill in forms and death certificates are filled in online. hackers can purchase that information to get people declared dead. you may kill yourself for a life insurance pay out or kill off someone you have a grudge against. being officially dead can be a barrier to every day life. >> the uth you get, i can be dead and not know it. you will not know until you get
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