tv Weekend News Al Jazeera October 18, 2015 6:00am-7:01am EDT
announcer: this is al jazeera. hello, welcome to the newshour. in doha with the world's top news stories on al jazeera. anger and outrage after a series of violent incidents in the occupied palestinian territories. powerful typhoon koppu smashes into the philippines forcing thousands from their homes. >> and an election with no opposition. egyptians vote in the first parliamentary polls since the military coup. plus... >> when we asked them for food
and told them we had no money left, they told us to exchange our shirts for a cup of tea we meet african refugees trying to escape hardship in american countries. the situation remains tense across israel and the occupied palestinian territories, where there has been several stabbings and shoot ings, since october 1st, '44 palestinians have been killed and 7 israelis. israel's cabinet has been meeting as the shoot to kill policies failed to stop unrest. let's look at the figures for those killed on seat. a jewish settler shot dead an 18-year-old in hebron for allegedly trying to stap him. israeli police say the palestinian was killed before doing harm. an israeli police woman shot
dead a 16-year-old after suffering a hand wound. she attempted to stab her after asking directions. a third palestinian youngster was killed in hebron. israeli forces shot dead a 16-year-old, this time in east jerusalem, again for allegedly attempting to stab a soldiers. under the same circumstances, a 23-year-old was shot dead at a checkpoint in ramada. we have extensive coverage. mike hanna joins us from west jerusalem. we also go to the occupied west bank. tell us, hoda abdel-hamid, what the sense is there among the palestinians. >> in the occupied west bang you have a sense that tensions are increasing since the wave of
stabbing came on this side. it started in nablus a few days ago, and here, behind me in the pedestrian terminal of the checkpoint a young palestinians, ordering to the israelis, tried to stab an israeli border guard and a bomb expert searched him, while witnesses in the terminal say the young boy was not doing anything, just walking behind the israeli soldiers when the soldiers maybe panicked or suspected him and turned around and shot him. there has been a lot of tension in nablus and hebron between the jewish settlers and palestinians. in hebron, maybe they were the most intensifying between jewish settlers who went to the house of the young man who was shot yesterday morning. you said earlier that there was two sides to the story in that. while they threw a petrol bomb at the house, and in nablus you
had the same thing, you have increased tensions. there is a worry about the wave of stabbing that has been happening in israel, jerusalem, and not in the occupied west bank. that rose the tension. the fact that every attack has a counter attack and palestinians are worried that the jewish settlers act with impunity, sometimes under the eyes of the israeli police or army, and no one is overcoming them, no one is brought to justice, and most of what they do goes unpunished while, as we have seen lately, any palestinian suspected of anything, whether he has done something or not. is, at the moment, shot dead. >> okay. on that note, hoda abdel-hamid, we'll cross to mike. thank you for the time being. mike, the israeli government approved a new law allowing the police to search a person and belongings even if not suspected of carrying arms.
tell us about this, mike. >> once again this law enacted or approved by the cabinet will go parliament and no doubt be passed. in reality it's been a policy on the streets for a long period of time. not just in the weeks of a wave of unrest that we have seen time after time. police officers stopping palestinians, insisting that they lift their shirts, take off their shoes. it is becoming legislation, it is something that has been the reality of streets in occupied territory for a long period of time. >> mike, at the same time we understand the chairman of the u.s. joint chiefs of staff has arrived in israel. what message is he carrying from the united states. >> well, this - this is an important development unnoticed in the ongoing crisis.
this has to do with renewal of defense aid. earlier this year in protest against the deal with iran, that the u.s. was attempting to reach, binyamin netanyahu suspended all talks about defense aid. now, annually, the u.s. gives israel close to 4 billion in grants. now talks about this year's grant was suspended because, as i said, a protest about iran. we understand now that the talks have been resumed. the reason why the head of the joint chiefs of staff is there is to kick start the negotiations. significant, but what is a player from this, that is important as well, is that it signals an easing of what has been a fractious relationship between the united states and israel and between the leaders of these countries in particular. what we see here is the beginning of a change na that
friction, and this could many a change in relation to the pressure the u.s. will put on israel. general that visit, this resumption of talks is significant on a number of relevance. >> thank you for that update from west jerusalem authorities in the philippines ordered more evacuations as alternative on cove u crashes into the -- cop u -- as typhoon koppu crashes into the country. flights have been cancelled, power and communication snapped in several places. the typhoon is expected to bring winds of up to 175kph are to the north-east of luceon island for up to three days. jamilla is joining us on the telephone to tell us where you are and what you are seeing. >> right now we are in a province known to be the biggest rice producer.
the center for rice production in the philippines. it has all been turned into swamp. we were heading to an area where the typhoon made landfall. we were met with flash floods. we have to turn back. now we are trying to find a safer ground where we can stay for the night. the situation is different for communities that are trapped at the moment. this is a province, but other places rescue ears are not able to enter the areas. the death toll is at two at the moment. there's a lot of concern about safety and security for those that have been dropped. the water is up to the chest level at the moment, and nal now there's worry that flash cluds build go -- flush floods will go
down. there's worry about security and safety. >> how has people prepared for the typhoon, and what have authorities advised people to do in order to prepare? >> well, the president spoke to the public the other night warning of dangers of the typhoon. this is certainly the local government and communities seeming to be more prepared because of the experience of highian, where more than 7,000 died in central philippines, there's a lot of preparation and worry. now there's so many families that have been evacuated, but th worry, really, is for those communities up to now that are trapped in those areas, that they cannot reach. that is an area we hope to go with the rescuers tomorrow and hopefully we can see that here.
>> richard is here with the weather and will tell us what cop u has for the philippines. >> it's a different beast from haiyan. if you look at the satellite, the first thing you notice, there are two whether systems. often when you get into close proximity, you get an effect that influences one another's position. this will head up and away to the pacific. the main concern is cop u. it will be influenced more by the high pressure across the northern parts in terms of its movement. let's take a look at it in detail. there the system is it moving away from the philippines, it hit as a kat grit four storm, making it a super typhoon. it's a 19th category 4 or five system, which is a record.
sustained wind, 160 k p.r. remain in force until 0600 tomorrow. the movement is not all that fa.. this is the problem. it had a lot of time to feed off the warm waters and will move slowly, getting up to the southern points of taiwan. it's picked up so much moisture that it will rain and rain and rain. rainfall totals could be up to 1,000, to 1,000. phenomenal. >> thank you. >> in egypt voting has begun in the first parliamentary election since the overthrow of mohamed mursi. the poll is the final step in a transition to democracy, and the 2-stage process will take weeks to complete. we have more.
campaign posters are back on the streets of egypt. a variety of names and faces are running for parliament, political differences are non-existent. there are no opponents of the leadership on the ballot paper. a stark contrast the last time there was an election. following the uprising, egypt witnessed its first free and fair election in which a plethora of parties contested. a few months later military rulers used a court order to dissolve parliament. shortly after the coup, the muslim brotherhood party was dissolved and the movement described a terrorist organization. the army promised to hold parliamentary elections. more than two years later the vote is held. the political climate is far from free or democratic. tens of thousands of activates
-- activists are behind bars, dozens of journalists are in gale and the media is tightly censored. as a result, several parties, including the april 6th youth movement. including mubarak, boycotted the poll. that was pivotal are boycotting the poll. for president abdul fatah al-sisi, it's important that a new parliament is formed. they continue to face criticism over a lack of democracy in egypt. as well as a crackdown on opponents. a new parliament presented as proof of a political process. it will be deeply flawed with most of the major parties not having contested the election. let's take a closer look at this election. 27 million egyptians are eligible to photo in sunday's phase. people will vote for the 596 members of parliament. 448 will be elected as independence. 120 representing a party.
28 are presidential appointees. any candidates that ran and won in the 2011, 2012 general elections cannot take part. last time 47% of votes went to the treed some and justice -- freedom and justice party, rooted in the muslim brotherhood, but now it's outlawed. leaders killed or gaoled. a former editor of a newspaper in egypt said voters are disillusioned with the protest. >> let's look at the turn out in the expat election that took place yesterday and the day before yesterday. the turn out is almost 2%, which is an all-time low. this is telling about what is happening today and tomorrow in the first phase of elections domestically. when you don't have a relation between the number of voters costing the votes and the turn
out, you don't have serious elections. most of the people, most of the voters do not believe in the seriousness of this process. when the parliament - and i think it's - it's something unique when all candidates become all candidates running for the parliamentary elections, the only programme is to give up the powers assigned by the constitution to its own institution in favour of the president, then most of the people have the right to believe this is not serious. >> more to come in this al jazeera newshour, including activists in india express hore and discuss following the rape of two children in the capital. >> all those i remember clearly died. i barely remember my sister's
face. >> hundreds of north and south koreans are to be reunited with families. coming up. how south africa set up a semifinal with champions new zealand. >> but first, syrian activists say 48 people from the same family have been killed by a russian air strike. a bomb shelter is et to have been hit by a rocket in homs. russia is accused of helping forces. the prime minister says the strikes are meant to fight i.s.i.l. no, not true, it is up to the syrian people to decide who will be the head. it is complicated, and this is the choice the people should
make themselves. at the moment we operate on the premise that bashar al-assad is the legitimate president. >> lee merklinger is backing a multibillion plan aimed at encouraged turkey to tighten border patrols. >> an amount has been offered to stop them entering europe. but turkey rejected it a man in cologne was stabbed by a man saying he's angry over refugee policies victoria gatenby has more. >> henrietta was stabbed at an event ahead of elections on sunday. an aid was wounded and three others, including this woman was hur. >> the interpret traitor made a direct line and stabbed her with
a knife. it was a horrible thing to see. gruesome. i'm shaking as i talk about it. >> police say the attack was targeted and deliberate. and appeared to be motivated by support for refugees. >> mrs. rico is not only a mayoral candidate, but is responsible for the accommodation of refugees in cologne. a focus is on a political motive of the suspect. >> rico is an independent candidate backed by other parties, including the christian democrats, led by chancellor lee merklinger. lee merklinger has been criticized by some over the large numbers of refugees allowed into the country. the german government expects 800,000 to seek asylum. record numbers led to anti-immigrant rallies, organized by the far right groups, supporters want tighter controls over the borders and an
end to mass migration. many other germans welcomed refugees. at a vigil at cologne, they were united against racism. we are standing together to send a signal. >> rika is in a stable continue in hospital iran's foreign minister rejected u.s. allegations that its recent missile test violated a u.n. security council resolution. he says that that resolution mentions missiles designed to carry nuclear war heads and none are dined for nuclear capabilities, iran announced it
tested a missile without specifying its range. >> the nuclear agreement comes into in effect on sunday, beginning a big dismantlement. as reported, there are significant challenges ahead. it took years of conflict between iran and world powers, to put together a deal based on verification, not trust. the nuclear agreement means that iran has to curtail the programme. a move experts say will reduce capability of developing nuclear weapons, in july, when the agreement was reached. u.s. secretary of state said it was a deal worth fighting for. >> it is a step away from the spectre of conflict, and towards the possibility of peace.
>> in iran, engineers must begin a big dismantlement history, involving the moth ball of shipping fuel out of the country, all of which will be done by the end of november. ir the deal has plenty of vocal critics. >> the deal does not make peace more likely. by fuelling aggressions with billions in sanctions it makes war more likely. >> it may be difficult. inspections by the international atomic energy agency would be key. warning of potential for cheating and disagreements. >> it does not resolve the wide range of issues where we have a big difference. we are going to have to continue to put pressure on them, through
the international community. >> recent footage on state television showing underground tunnels packed with missiles and launches have not eased concerns. the u.s. say it may have breached a u.n. system: for all involved there's a great deal at stake. the next few weeks may shape the legacy more than anything else. police in india's capital arrested five people suspected of raping two children in separate attacks. a 5-year-old and a 2.5-year-old were raped, raising concerns about the authorities ability to stop sexual attacks a police forensic team works on site. another grim crime scene but
with a difference. the young child was said to be raped. at another location a child abused. one of the children had been gang raped. delhi's chief minister arrived at a hospital where one was treated. >> translation: together we need to create an environment in delhi in which our mothers and daughters can feel safe, which is not happening now. it means there are short comics in security. the delhi government is doing all it can to prevent the situation. i feel the police play the biggest role. they need to help women feel safe. the prime minister should intervene in that matter too. >> women's group forms to make the capital safer. and expressed their horror and discussed. what is happening in delhi, i cannot understand. i met a 2.5-year-old girl in hospital. they have scratch and bite marks
over their body. what kind of deli is this, what kind of animals are these. on the outskirts, a family mourns the death of a teenage daughter. she allegedly committed suicide after being stalked by a group of men. >> translation: we first went to the police station at night to lodge a complaint. the police did not take action. we went to the police station more, but again the police did not do anything. >> police say they are now investigating. the family say they kept reporting what was happening to police, but nothing was done. >> preliminary investigations indicate that the girl complained of harassment. a suicide note has been recovered from the girl's bag, which she spoke about being harassed by the men. >> reporter: new antirape laws
were introduced after the gang rape of a medical student on a bus in 2012. the number of rape cases involving women have gone up, especially in the capital. the brutal sexual attacks against two young children shocked many who live in the city. many and what other horrors need to happen before action is taken against violence to women and young girls. nepal's deputy prime minister is holding talks with india's prime minister about a blockade his country accuses india of imposing. he is on a 3-day visit to new delhi. for weeks trucks carrying supplies stopped crossing into landlocked nepal. nepalese say the indian government opposing their new constitution. >> hundreds of north and south koreans are preparing for pa defining moment. a rare event for families
separated bit the cory can war is -- cory an war is due to take place in a north korean mountain resort. this report from seoul. >> at the age of 89 this man took up a hobby from his childhood. he said it staves off linealliness. when the korean -- i have loneliness. when the korean war began, he was in a factory and travelled south. he never saw them again. eight years ago he signed up for a family reunion process. the chance came, but the news bought happiness and disappointment. >> translation: there were seven of us - brothers and sisters. my youngest sister is the only one still lived. i'm told others passed away. it's disappointing. all those i remember clearly have died. i barely remember my sister's face. it will probably be a bit
awkward. >> he is one of 66,000 on a waiting list in south korea. more than half of them are like him, in their 80s, or older. each time a rare event comes around they hoed a lottery of names. 66 people died. the last event held in february. as ever, the rawness of emotions serve as a reminder of hoy strong lip felt they are. this upcoming round is a result of an agreement in august between north and south korea ending a serious bout of cross-border tension in recent years. >> with the event approaching a comparative handful suffered for decades, the pain of separation will get a chance for a few moments of reunion. >> it's the perception of a sharp divide that many more will have to rely on the unpredictable nature of
north-south relations and a lottery of their own in the future still ahead on the newshour. we look at how guatemala's voters could affect the upcoming presidential election. and we'll tell you how technology companies are trying to get ahead in china, where a third of smartphones are sold. >> in sport, the new york mets take over the big apple in game one of the championships against the cubs. details coming up.
top stories on the al jazeera newshour, people in occupied east jerusalem and gaza are demonstrating against israeli forces shooting to death five palestinian on saturday. the israeli government responded to a wave of tabbings allowing people to be physically searched. >> two people have been killed in a huge storm in the philippines. rescue workers have not been able to reach the worst affected areas in the north-east. voting has begun in egypt in the first elections since the overthrow of mursi. authorities say the poll is a final step in transition to democracy. >> let's get more on the top story and the violence in occupied territories. >> crossing to ben white, a journalist and author of books in israel.
joining us live from cambridge. i'd like to get your thoughts on the news that came out an hour ago where the prime minister binyamin netanyahu says that the israeli government is going to pass a new law allowing forces to physically search people and its belongings even if they are not suspected of being armed. what do you think of that? >> the israeli people's response, including this element indicates a lack of options in terms of the revolt. and a number of tools used have been tried on another occasion. punitive demonstration, and the israeli army, that it was of dubient efficiency regardless of the law. there has been restrictions on
movement, state significantship. most have been try the in different ways, all on a larger dis scale, indicating that the israeli forces are coming up against a brick wall in terms of finding ways na from their point of view can be used to repress the rebellion. >> you said it's a rebellion and you called it a revolt. there has been a lot of debate as to whether it's an intifada, and some called it as a knife intifada. what is your fake? >> personally, a lot of palestinian youth activists on the ground talked about the need for there to be a wider network, organizational network to expand the base of the revolt that is taking place, for is to be something in the realm of an intifada. the search for that label can be
unhelpful. it can avoid looking at what has been happening. there has been a steady level of violence inside the occupied territories, palestinians throwing stones and molotov cocktails against the forces and settlers, and violence from the population and the israeli army in terms of arrest raids and injuries and fatalities, what is happening now takes place in that context. in addition, when people look at the first intifada and the second, there's not clues, about the there's different events as to what it may or may not look like. a helpful chronology is to look at event where the palestinian youth dominated initiatives. you look at the event of 2011, with the protests, march 15th protests, the protests of national unity. demonstrations, palestinian hunger strikes, and what is happening is that palestinian
youth took the initiative. >> let me ask you, what was calling it an intifada mean in the context of any sort of political resolution, if there is any at this point. what do you make. reluctance of the authority to define it as such. >> the palestinian authority not only doesn't want to call it an intifada, but wants to thwart and are actively seeking that to take place, as it has done for a number of years, and, indeed, their entire strategy vis-a-vis the coma toed individual peace protest. there's a significance in the name. it's down to the activists on the ground to define where they want to go with this, and against them there is israeli
not wanting to see in expand further. >> thank you ben white from cambridge guinean's president has won a second term, avoiding a run off with his main opponent. the electoral commission said he received 58% of the vote. the main opponents came in second, with 31%. we have this report. >> reporter: with smiles from ear to ear, supporters of guinea's incumbent president celebrated saturday night. the electoral commission said he beat his opponents by a large margin. >> i'm happy with a result. i'm a guinean, i'm proud to be guinean. >> not everyone is happy with the way things turned out. the runner-up threatened to boycott the election, changed
his mind and told supporters to vote. now citing a large level of irregularities, he says he cannot accept the results. >> i agree with the decision not to recognise the result of the election, i decided not to take this matter to the constitutional court. >> the constitutional court has to approve the result. candidates have several days to file complaints. >> there are seven candidates raising issues and they have to be settled before a winner is proclaimed on the basis of giving it up. >> calling for supporters to take to the streets, showing a disapproval of the voting process, peacefully. the united nations representative is calling for restraint. the president's office says asking people to protest could drag guinea into instability, chaos and violence. >> i think the first result shows the guineans were involved.
they were involved in the electoral process. i hope the opposition, will come together and accept the democratic process. >> the west african country, one of the poorest in the world, has a history of post electoral violence. at least three were killed. killed in pre-election violence in the run up to the vote. >> to me, the most important result was a participation rate. 67%. it shows the people believe in the process. >> the education ministry delayed the start of the academic year until next month, to ensure student safety. many are worried that street protests could lead to a period protests could lead to a period of unrest thousands of african refugees try to cross illegally every year.
many fall prey to people smugglers along the way. we have this report. >> reporter: this man said god has called on him to do this work. he has been doing it for three years. >> he says he rescues refugees. >> they are suffering in their countries. they are coming, running to other countries, and then they cannot stay here in mozambique, because even us here in mozambique, we still isn't a -- still haven't a job. >> but refugees see eduardo and his job differently. in one of his safe houses in mozambique's capital, these three young men are waiting to cross into south africa. they say the network is profiting from their misery. >> translation: we have been
travelling for more than two months, they have taken every penalty. they over charge us for everything. for a $5 taxi fair, they charged each one $20. when we asked for food and said we had no money, they told us to change shirts for a cup of tea. they are not good people. >> reporter: this is a town near the border with south africa. there are foreigners here, waiting to cross illegally. you hardly see them. >> many refugees and migrants, without documents avoid the official border crossing. the last thing they want is to return to the countries they came from. as the sun sets, they came out of safe houses. >> at night the refugees and migrants gather on the hill. the smugglers are not far behind. border police patrol the hill. the smugglers go through the border fence.
for many, the journey ends here. police tracked down on foreigners. we've caught 280 illegal migrants since the start of the month. we repatriated them. we'll continue to catch and deport them. until there are no more illegal people in the country. business is brisk for eduardo, smuggling from the safe house. they continued to flee from conflict. they said he would continue to answer god's fall slovenia is using its army to maintain control because of thousands of refugees arriving from croatia, the asylum seekers fleeing from war in the middle east and asia are on their way. they had to recrude through slovenia after hungry closed its
border. >> voters in panama will go to the polls to elect a parliament. the ruling conservatives made the niqab a face worn a major issue. as daniel lack reports, it could backfire on prime minister stephen harper. >> reporter: this person is 22. she's take taking a degree in social work and religious studies, what she wore, her niqab is a big talking point in canada's election campaign. >> i didn't realise this would be an issue, things like that. i became hurt and offended. these sentiments make me feel unsafe. i was born and raised here. >> here is why. pakistan warned that she wanted to take her canadian citizenship oath while wearing a niqab. the government tried to stop her.
it became an election issue in the vote-rich french-speaking province. where the attack adds equated the niqab with oil leaks. >> canadian... >> other similar issues came up. stephen harper said they were stripping citizenships. they had dual nationality. there was announcement of a tip line so people could reported and conservative candidates described as barbaric practices. >> the prime minister and his political party deny they are driving wedges, raising issues. to opponents the tack things are obviously. this liberal party candidate came to lebanon in the 1980s, election scientists defaced. they were indicated not as vandalism, but a hate crime.
>> when you create a division, you know what, maybe you can gain a bit in the poll. in the end, not good for the future of this nation. both opposition leaders strongly criticized the government for emphasising the issues, promising to reverse some measures, including the tip line. opinion polls show support for some of what the conservatives are doing. will it mean votes on election day - perhaps not, say analysts. >> we ask almost 1,000 people every day what the most important issue is for them in the election. >> and, you know, most people are saying the economy. >> in the end voters will despite on monday whether what seems to be singling out muslims is a way to be elected in canada. if so, it's a different country than it used to be guatemala's presidential candidates are battling it out a week before the run-off vote.
while the focus is on urban areas, rural guatemalans could have the most to win or lose. david mercer has more outside her home along guatemala's pacific coast, this woman prepares for work. her grandchildren help her to make ice treats to sale, bringing in a few dollars. the 57-year-old doesn't know how to protect her family from a spring bubbling up under her house. >> translation: the children get sick because of the humidity and the cold at night. i hope before i die the government will help make a better house for the children. >> reporter: two blocks away, aliz air, a walks the streets selling coconut. barely enough to support the two children. >> there are no work
opportunities for poor people. without n education you can't find a job. it's hard. the government has forgotten us. >> stories like these are common. and with voters about to choose the next president. many say that rural areas, with 40% of the population need more attention. two candidates will face off. many here question whether either candidate will be able to bring the change desperately needed in communities like this. >> teachers at the public school say they don't need support from the central government. they had to turn away 300 children due to lack of space. >> when a new group takes power they make promises saying the children are the future. but they fail to carry through
with the promises. >> reporter: some community leaders believe voting can make a difference and are meeting to talk politics. >> translation: our vote counts. in rural areas it's important to vote so we can get someone into office that is concerned about our wellbeing. we have the greatest needs, yet many governments abandoned us. >> government protests could provide some relief if the next president makes people like argentina, a priority still ahead on the newshour. action from the australian motogp. where mark marquez is having the last laugh. we'll tell you have you the spaniard rocked his rivalry in a moment.
well, apple is no longer the top smartphone maker in china, two companies act for a third of sales in the company. china is the largest market and is becoming the battle ground for technology companies. sarah clarke reports from hong kong. >> reporter: it's one of the largest technology shows in the world. companies are showcasing innovations, in a market hungry for technology. >> we attract trade buyers all
over the world. traders from over 150 countries and regions. >> china is a leader in consumption, not just production. and it is creating an industry in app-related products. >> this monitors how much food someone consumes. >> in a market flooded with smartphones, competition has never been intense. once dominated by apple two tech countries hold the lead in china, accounting for one-third of all smartphone sales. >> the local guys have a room to innovate. so china is like a totally different world. >> as the world's market. every company has a strategy. given the number of people and phones, success in the region,
they secure you a spot in the top 10. with that in mind they are tailing phone design to meet with the consumers. >> you can choose. >> china accounts for a third of the worlds 1.3 billion smartphones pt the number has fallen for the first time. that combined with the economy has analysts warning of a downward trend. >> in terms of the economy, it proposes uncertainty. china's tech companies are seeking to expand behind the domestic market. >> there's a lot of growing market in indonesia, philippines. we are partnering with them to make sure we can ship more. >> despite a softening business
in china, an average of 100 million sold in every quarter. >> the world the most populous nation is the tech company's market. farah is here with an update on the sports news. new zealand set up a world cup final in south africa, running in nine tries. it was a lot tougher for south africa in their quarterfinal, despite an injury crisis. whales pushed the springboks all the way as mark graham reports. >> despite losing 10 bats up to and including the tournament. wales' fans are in full voice. they had every reason to be with the biggest city setting up a try, off-loading to gareth davis.
just on half time becker's boot again gave wales a 1-point lead. in the second half, south africa's power game and the forth saw them dominate territory and position. wales' defeat did not crack. the springboks couldn't cross wales try line, andre pollard kicked them into the lead. big ert countered with a penalty of his own, to put wales ahead 19-18 with 15 minutes remaining. with five minutes left south africa had to break through. the captain on the end of a brilliant off-load. and the springboks held on for a nail biting 2-3 win. >> there was a lot of emotions. until that moment.
it could have gone either way. >> reporter: south africa faces new zealand, the all blacks spreading the ball to great effect. >> tonight we turned up and, you know, attitude plays a massive part in any sporting event. and showed tonight that when you couple with the attitude, is the talent. and, you know, you can do certain things. >> new zealand's 62-13 not only avention their lose to trans -- avenge their loss to france, it was also by far the best performance of the 2015 world cup the kansas city royals goes two games up against the toronto blue jays in their american league series. toronto silenced the crowd by
jumping out to a 3-run advantage. the royals scored 5 runs in the seventh inning rally to take the lead and added another in the eight, clinching game 6, 6-3. they move to toronto for game 3 on monday. >> seriously, the first six innings was tough to see. the glare off the back drop made it tough. as soon as, you know, the 7th inning came we got the shadow back there. i don't know if it's coincidence or not. that's when we started to, you know, get a nice run going. >> reporter: new york mets beat the chicago cubs to take game one of their series. daniel murphy putting them ahead of a solo run. matt harvey starred. with a game 2. it will be on sunday in new york. >> i think the most important
thing was getting it started right. as a team. i think, you know, you never want to go into a series like this, and not give a good performance, not keep the team in striking distance to win, and i knew i had to set the tone early. >> novak djokovic beat jo-wilfried tsonga to win the shanghai masters, beating his french opponent in straight sets, 6-2, 6-4. this is the ninth title of the season for the world number one. >> football now, and villa real can go top of la liga if they win. they are 1-0 down at half time. barcelona is level on points. real madrid is without lionel messi. in his absence, neymar scored four. luis suarez with the other barca goal in the game kunduz crew booked a spot
beating toronto f.c. on saturday. finally opened the scoring. it was a touch of class from frederico in injury time. final score 2-0 colombus. montreal impact sealed their place in the play-offs, the canadian side beating new england revolution. nassio getting the goal. >> brendan seal tops the leader board of a pga tour season opener, going into the final round. the american recording a 3-under 69 on saturday. a single shot ahead of andre loup. six players are separated by four shots. one of those carded a 68. rory mcilroy's challenge faded,
he's the highest ranked player in napa, but is eight shots off the pace. >> mark marquez edged out jose lorenzo, the raining champ going ahead. a win would have cut valentino rossi's championship lead. marquez crossed the line. they were fourth, and leads the title race by 11. >> i didn't expect the victory. we worked hard and they are not coming. but the victory - it is very nice for us. >> that is the sport for now. back to you. >> thank you. that's it for the newshour. we are back in ma moment. we have a full bulletin of news. all the top stories, everything you need to know. see you in a minute.
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