>> and in sports football's world governing body is trying to talk its way out of a growing crisis. officials are gathering from an emergency meeting which could result in next year's presidential election being delayed. hello there. a warm welcome of news. now thousands of refugee trying to cross the balkans are being frustrated by border closures in worsening weather as people argue who is to blame. many are crossing into croatia which reopened the border between the two countries two hours ago. croatia wants to make sure that refugees who enter the country can leave again. but hungary closed it's border on friday, and slovenia is
trying to limit the numbers of people crossing u.n. general secretarsecretary general ban ki-moon said we must help those persecuted in war. >> huddle against the driving rain and in the cold they waited and waited with little probation against the elementaries while they wait to cross the border. >> the onslaught of people. they come and come. we don't have the chance to treat. we don't have the medicines to give out. we don't have any coats. children of ten days old hyperthermia. we don't have a blanket to give them. we need action. i mean, this is--thes speak for them. >> the balkans countries are in turmoil. hungary sealing it's borders
mean refugees need to find new roots. that has resulted with croatia, slovenia serbia all quarreling how many people they can cope with and how many their neighbors should receive. croatia has opened its border with serbia, something that will help with the pressure but for how long. in no man's land between croatia and serbia the winter is here. many wonder why the paths have been blocked. people here don't want to stay in slovenia. they don't want money. they don't want food. only cross. >> but on the slovenia side of the border a staging post are looking at those who do make it. red cross volunteers and police work together to help those in the cold. the efforts to slow the flow
across europe, the refugees still come. four men coming from the border soaking wet. arrived here in the processing center. they were handed blankets. given some food but now they'll be moved further on to the austrian border. you can see from those arriving here the slovenia authorities are not wasting time in moving their refugees on to their referred destination. europe's borders are no longer stable. the journey from war and poverty is getting more precarious and uncertain. >> in the syrian border town they explain what conditions are like in the refugee camps here. >> this is where refugees can stay. there are 5,000 people going
through serbia. yet only two and a half thousand leave. the refugees are waiting to hear for hours to get to croatia on the cold and rain. i've spoken with many refugees, and they tell me that some of them are waiting in line more than 11 hours. croatia does not allow all refugees to get through because their centers are full. they cannot process them all. when they finally cross the border, they move on to slovenia which allows 2500 people a day to cross the borders. there is not enough food and water and tents, the serbian police arrived recently, so it's difficult for the refugees, especially for the children.
>> the turkish prime minister has rejected the aid. they say it is not, quote, a concentration camp. they won't help control people moving to europe. that's when e.u. leaders announced they reached an agreement on a $724 million agreement. but a day after holding talks with german chancellor angela merkel, turkey can't house all the people escape be war in syria. >> the proposal is in longer on the table. we will not accept it. we're talking about a $3 million automate in the first state a because it may go up, and the assessment may go up annually.
i told that to merkel. nobody should expect turkey to become a country housing migrants like a concentration camp. >> the latest upsurge in fighting around aleppo threatens to make the refugee crisis even worse. [ explosion ] >> the area strategically important has been regularly targeted in the past two weeks by russian jets carrying out airstrikes in support of bashar al-assad's government. we're also seeing clashes 35,000 syrians have fled their homes in recent days. witnesses have spoken about how they had to flee. >> at night there are airstrikes. in the morning there were rockets and barrel bombs. they use all kinds of heavy weapons against people. >> at least eight people have been killed in the explosion
near the lebanese border. it's been reported that the incident was an attack by the lebanese army and that a top rebel commander was killed in that steak. steak--in that attack. hashem ahelbarra has been following that story for us, and we'll bring that to you later in the program. now the united nations envoy to yemen said there is a glimmer of hope that peace can return to the party agree to talking in geneva at the end of the month. for now fighting continues on the ground. >> the yemeni government troops backed by the coalition control
areas. the central province was recently taken by shia houthi fighters control the outskirts. government troops are on alert here. they chose the visitors what he says are signs of iranian support for the houthis. >> the communications equipment we confiscated was sent by iran to the houthis. >> most of yemen' oil and electricity is produced here. this is why government is sending reinforcements to secure the pro incidence. meanwhile, the fighting continues in the south. government troops are targeting hoty positions, and the saudi-led coalition has intensified its airstrikes. but the houthis were backed by former president ali abdullah saleh still hold ground. despite the fighting saudi
arabia supports peace talks scheduled to take place in geneva. >> the kingdom with the coalition countries have always reiterated the solution in yemen is diplomatic. >> the hope for many is that these talks will put an end to a war that has all but destroyed a country. al jazeera. >> israeli police have alreadied an immediate investigation into killings in the southern city ofbeof bersheba. a migrant was shot by the security and then attacked bye-bye standers at the bus station. the israeli government is responding to the escalating violence with an unprecedented clamp down on palestinian freedom of movement. it's directed the temporary wall dividing the jewish and palestinian part of the neighborhood. meanwhile, prime minister benjamin netanyahu has warned
against vigilantism in any attack. but first this report from mike hanna. >> occupied east jerusalem divided. miniature versions of the separation barrier being erected around certain neighborhoods. having increased their presence in these palestinians areas. the israeli police now build these barriers to protect themselves. >> the wall we have behind us is to protect the police officers who are located in the area. either from petrol bombs being thrown at them. that's for their own personal security. >> residents insist that israel should spend improving the lives of palestinians. rather than penning them in like prisoners. >> we are in need of basic services. we do not need this war. this war will only lead to an explosion and more problems between us and the israelis. >> and walls and barricades did
not stop yet another attack. in the southern israeli town. a soldier was killed in the allege attacker was shot dead. and an eritrean national was shot by mistake, say police. he was savagely beaten by the israeli crowd. they said there will be an investigation and say israeli who is take the law in their own hands will be prosecuted. having sealed off the occupied west bank with the separation barrier the netanyahu government has started the same process in occupied east jerusalem. the israeli foreign ministry said that there is no political significance in these barriers, but many palestinians point out the irony of israel dividing a city it says should be united. and the bottom of these barriers written in hebrew are the words
temporary police barrier. however, many palestinians believe that like the occupation these could become permanent. mike hanna, al jazeera, occupied east jerusalem. >> israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu condemned the killing and warned people taking matters into their own hands. >> i would like to send my condolences. we're in the middle of a long strong. i think its obvious we will win it, but this causes frictions between civilians and the centers of the attack. the crowd that stumbled into the center of the attack should evacuate and let security forces work. we're a law-abiding state. no one should take the law in their own hands. >> joining me from stockholm, the director of eritrea initiative, which advocates for the rights of eritrean refugees.
i believe you've spoken to the victims. what were they able to tell you? >> thank you for having me. the cousin wit was with him last night. they were sitting and waiting for the bus they were taking. when it was 15 minutes left that's when the shooting start to happening. so they separated. he didn't see him, and then later on he found out that he had died because he kept calling him when he didn't answer, then he called the others who were with him. so he saw the video just like everybody else just a few minutes after. and he's totally traumatize to watch the video. not only him. he has two uncles in israel.
they're shocked and devastated. all the pictures of how he was--yes, it's a very tragic moment not only for the family, but for all of us, every human being. >> and as you say, it was a really--watching the pictures i'm quite lost for words every time i see it. does it tell us something about the israeli side, and does it tell us what life is like more generally for eritrean migrants living in israel? tell me a little bit about that. >> the violence against african refugees has been happening the last two or three years. a woman was holding a baby, and someone came up to the mother
and stabbed her multiple times. the child was not damaged because the mother was holding her. this is all the result of the incitement by the israeli politicians. there has been a time when an israeli politicians called africans a cancer that should be irradicated. she later apologized not just to africans but to cancer patient who is were compared to africans. there is a woman who would check the restaurant kitchens to see if black people work there or not because she would not want to eat at that restaurant. they are made miserable by
denying them dignity. just as prime minister benjamin netanyahu was saying, the eritrean worker, when he should have been called an eritrean refugee. in israel that is a luxury thing. in europe they call refugees refugees but in israel it is lower than low. when you see people speaking out against them on television then you give people a green light. we haven't seen anybody convicted. there is always excuses that he was mentally ill or something else. the media has interfered in the
past four or five years. the lynching last night just shows the result of the politicians, that's how i would like to describe it. plus, nobody deserves this. even if he was palestinian. nobody deserves to be lynched like that. these people knew he was an african. they knew he was not an arabian as well. >> joining me from skype from stockholm. thank you very much for joining us. thank you. now still to come in this news hour on al jazeera, we'll explain how religious tensions are causing violent unrest in indian-ministered kashmir. china's president makes his first official visit to the u.k. we look at what is on the end. >> some of the world's best windsurfers in their last chance to qualify for the olympics. i'll tell you why the
competition is important for oman. >> now one of libya's rifle governmentrifle--rivals government work to create an unity administration. >> in egypt's parliamentary election, the second round will happen later this year. the voter prompted gav the government to give monday off, and there was still a low turn out. in switzerland, the anti-immigration party has
emerged as the frontrunner. there have been many who express concerns about the refugee crisis. there was a referendum passed regarding the immigrants in the e.u. prime minister steven harper and his conservative party are making a strong challenge after ten years in power from a familiar canadian name. >> we'll be able to remove him-- >> not only has it been a long campaign, it's also seen the most spending ever on political ads. most of them were paid for by the conservative government of stephen harper attacking opponents. in particular the current frontrunner justin trudeau, the one of one of canada's former prime ministers. >> justin is just not ready. >> stephen harper, we've had a lot of complaints. >> harper's other main opponent, left of center did some
attacking of their own, criticize building harper's record by way of a staged job interview. >> it's time to let him go. >> the centrist liberals attacked but emphasizing change putting their leader mr. trudeau front and center. he played up his father's record in bringing in candidates first-ever charter of rights and freedoms. turnout was huge two weekends ago. nearly 75% higher than previous years. that could be good news for the opposition. >> there are still undecided voters, of course, but a lot of people have made up their mind. when people make up their minds in a change-focus election, generally speaking that favors of change party. >> we'll know that result tonight when the votes are counted but possibly polls have shown mr. trudeau's liberals surging from third place in august to a narrow lead today. the the third party has dropped
to third. none of these polls suggest a clear victory for any party in this british-style westminster democracy. after four and a half years of a harper majority, the canadians may have to embrace themselves for a minority administration. they've been here before. >> that's been quite common in canada to have a hung parliament. as long as you have a stable minority government it can work for a long time ♪ who is the king of secrecy ♪ harper man, harper man >> a satirical song, and it sums up the desire for change among two-thirds of americans. whether that means an actual change, that answer won't be known until monday night in
canada. >> let's speak now to daniel who is standing by in toronto. it's a very tight race, according to those polls. what is the mood like as people go to cast their votes? >> well, i think this has been one of the longest campaigns this country has ever seen. 11 weeks. it may not seem like much to americans who campaigned for years at a time but here it was huge. people did get in the mood. it began in the middle of summer and now it's a blustery amen day. we had record turn out and advanced polling has been brisk. we have several hours left at various parts of the country. so people will be voting after work. everybody expects a very large turnout and it's probably a mood for change. whether the numbers are there for is another thing. canada has the ballot westminster style system. it will come down to the vote count later tonight to know how this will play out. >> for those who are voting because they want to see some
sort of change, what are they hoping that will be different? >> it's a referendum on the nine and a half year oi rule of the harper party. justin trough do's liberals promising deficit spending to get the economy moving and softer approaches on security and kinder attitude towards refugee. but let's not forget that harper has a solid 32% of the canadian electorate behind him. that has not wavered. he just needs more than that if he is going to get to government. we'll see if trudeau's appeal has won the day or if harper can pull a surprise. >> daniel lak, thank you. now rescuers are battling to reach remote regions of the philippines hit by a typhoon on
sunday. the army and police helping thousands of people left stranded after the storm swept through the northeast of the country bringing with it floods and landslides. we have more from one of the worst effected areas. >> this man has been live hearing for over 40 years, and he has never seen this much devastation before. >> they're bringing aid. >> almost everything in his house has been destroyed. there is nothing left to save. this was once a thriving community. now this is what is left of it. most of the houses here have been swept away. people tell me they were quite dependent on fishing for their livelihood. now they don't know what to do any more. the situation here is similar across the region. families tell us that they will surely feel the devastation of typhoon for many years to come. it struck northern philippines
early sunday morning and until now many communities remain inaccessible. the typhoon unleashed torrential rain over the province before swamping the vast area. murky waters have reached high as six meters. this province is the center of rice production in the country. but now farmlands have been turned into swamps. it is estimated 80% of the rice fields here have been destroyed. this is the strongest typhoon to hit the philippines this year. president aquino has visited the affected communities. public warning services and emergency responses have been created but because of the country's vulnerability to natural disasters government resources are stretched.
>> one of the many communities in desperate need of aid, some of the people hearsay that they haven't received any help from the government at all. so they just have to get on. start all over on their own. al jazeera northern philippines. >> still ahead on this news ho hour, drones become an ever-more familiar sight in the skies the government moves to register every owner in the country. plus. >> i'm jonah hull, lack of running water, drainage and decent educational materials, the government hopes it's wide-ranging reform will change all of that. we'll tell you how coming up. >> we'll have all the latest sports news saying why this footballer did not receive the best of medical attention--oops.
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>> welcome back. a quick reminder of top stories here on al jazeera. there have been chaotic scenes as the border reopened and thousands of refugees try to pass through from serbia. israeli police have ordered an immediate investigation into the killings of the eritrean migrant, who was ma mistaken by a security guard. canada is going through a general election. tensions are high in kashmir following the death of a truck driver who was killed amid accusations of trading and consume ever beef. many in india consider the cow to be sacred. >> the capital of indian-administered kashmir lies deserted. they call for a shutdown to mark
the death. he was a truck driver beaten to death by a crowd who thought he was transporting slaughtered cows. may be believe that cows are a sacred animal that should not be killed or eaten. in this case they believe that the cows died of food poisoning. >> around 12:45 in the morning the truck drivers who are going to delhi were surrounded by some people who came in a jeep. they through petrol bombs where the drivers suffered injuries. one died today. >> the situation is bad. i appeal to all my brothers and sisters, whether they're hindus or muslims to maintain peace because peace is critical to kashmir's development. >> this comes days after a man
was lynched on suspicion of slaughtering a calf and eating beef. people are concerned about rising levels of intolerance. >> as we're living in a multi cultural society, we have to be respective to each and every culture. if someone is next to me eating something, why should i have a problem. that's their personal life. >> it's a democratic country. we have the freedom to chose anything. but we cannot force anyone to choose this thing, you cannot eat this thing. we cannot force anyone. >> while people across religious and cultural lines in india have condemned these attacks many feel that the government's lack of effective action in dealing with them has led to an atmosphere of fear. >> the consumption of beef has long been a contentious issue in india with many hindus saying it is against their religion. but these attacks appear to be on india's diversity itself.
>> hundreds of north and south korean families separated during the korean war will be reunited on tuesday. 65,000 other south koreans are still on a waiting list to meet their loved ones. we have more from the border city. >> well, this is the hotel lobby where the nearly 400 south korean family members who have been contacted by the north korean side, they have been registering for that reunion. it has been a room of incredible stories, people changed by the forces of history. one of the stories, i'll share one of them, the story of the 84-year-old woman who had been married for seven months. she was three months pregnant when her husband went missing. he was part of the south koreaen military. he thought he was going out on
training, but in the confusion of the korean war he never came home. she assumed he died. she looked after his parents. she raised the son who was still unborn at the time of his disappearance. now she has kept with her all that time a pair of his old shoes saying that essentially her whole life was contained in those shoes, the absence of that man. she has brought with her, her now 64-year-old son. he's talking about being able to embrace both of his parents for the first time. the sense of pride he had finally finding out that he had a father. when you hear an old man talking in those sorts of terms of almost a young boy you get a sense of the emotional power here at the moment. they'll travel to the north korean resort, they'll meet their relatives six straight times over the space of two hours each, and that will be it. they'll then come back o back
to south korea. >> china's president xi jinping is visiting europe. >> arriving in the u.k. for his historic visit, president xi brings hopes of closer ties with the english-speaking european nation, while the u.k. hopes that china will dig deep and make big investments. another strategic investment, mandarin lessons for british toddlers, necessary as their parents say that their dependence will be on china. >> people who speak it in the world. if he's got english, spanish and mandarin, he's got it sorted. >> his daughter also studies
mandarin and he'll fund the teaching of the language in u.k. schools. >> through the ups and downs let's stick together. let's stick together to grow our economies. let's stick together to make britain china's best partner in the west. let's stick together and create a golden decade for both of our countries. britain and china will stick together. >> on the third visit in ten years president xi will enjoy a lavish welcome after which his hosts will sit down and talk flu a number of deals britain is looking for cash to pay for critical infrastructure projects including a high speed rail link and railroad project and they may not get everything on their
shopping list. >> i think we'll get a fair bit signed off, probably not everything but that remains to be seen how much the chinese want to commit to this country. they've also got to commit to other european countries as well. germany is still a very big target for them with a better functioning economy. >> commitment is what the u.k. government wants. many are worried that they'll ignore china's poor human rights record to get it. at the banquet on tuesday, they are expected to confront the president on his country's human rights abuses. over all it could create a very special relationship. >> in paris large amount of drugs were seized.
it's the biggest drug seizure in france. one of the biggest robberies in u.s. history has gone on trial in new york city. vincent assaro one of several armed men who stole $6 million in cash and jewels in an airport heist in 1978. the robbery at jfk airport inspired the film "good fellas." gabriel elizondo reports. >> a brazen airplane crime in 1978. masked gunmen stole more than $5 million in cash and make off in $1 million in jewels from the lufthansa flight in john f. kennedy airport in new york. >> the police believe this to be the largest robbery in american history. >> the culprits, italian mafia boss who is rule the criminal under world of the city for decades. >> no one knows for sure how much was taken at the lufthansa
terminal at john f. kennedy. >> robert deniro place the alleged mastermind of the raid. but investigators say key to it all was this man, vincent assaro who gave his approval on the raid on his crime family's turf. for man 35 years after the crime. he and others were arrested last year. some of the last of the mafia bosses from the era not jailed or left for dead. the government indictment of assarro not only pins him to the heist but also a murder informant in a separate racketeering enterprise. >> this trying could go on for many months if not for a year. many are wondering when a final verdict is delivered if it won't mean once and for all at end to the match i can't here in ener
new york. >> this does not mean that the match i can't is gone. the italian ma i can't has been hurt with arrests in major cases against them. >> he said that the blockbuster movie combined with books written about the bloody turf balances immortalized the crime and likely kept pressure on authorities to close the case. >> we have this obsession with gangsters, mobsters, the mafia, whether it's "good fellas," or "the sopranos," we seem to love this stuff. but these are bad dudes. these are people who will kill people for nothing. >> this turned out to be the biggest heist in american history. >> with this trial all these years later hope is that it will close the door of a real live hollywood sequel. >> rescuers have so far recovered seven people including a nine-year-old girl from the rubble left by a massive
explosion in rio de janeiro. more than 20 buildings were completely destroyed and dozens more damaged. despite the scale of the destruction no deaths have been reported. now mexico's government is taking drastic action to improve educational standards, which is seen fall behind the countries in the region. the most controversial new measure is testing teachers as well as pupils with previously secure jobs now at risk. john holman has more from the southern city. >> it's exam time in mexico but not for the students. for the first time teachers across the country are undergoing professional tests with their jobs on the line. it's part of the massive government reform of the failing education system. teachers have fought it bitterly, but without the
support of the public fed up with years of absenteeism and strikes, head master said all that must change. as the reform comes into force firing teach certificates not the answer. >> what we need in mexico is better training for teachers. we don't deny we need that. but not in a punitive atmosphere where you don't pass an exam they kick you out. >> lack of a game plan following the exams is a serious concern says a respected watchdog. >> testing the teachers have to have a purpose, and the main purpose is in order to help to prepare themselves better so that better preparation translates into better teaching and eventually in better resource of quality. that is a change of actions has not taken place so far. >> but it's not just training. resources are lacking across the border especially in the
country's rural schools. to get the internet they would love to have just the basics. more than a third of schools nationwide don't have any drainage, and about a quarter don't even have any running water. in the most isolated communities volunteer teachers do their best while things fall apart around them. >> the classroom has become rotten, the walls, too. the heavy wind could cause it to fall on a child. >> there is money to change that. mexico's education budget is substantial. the problem is that much of it usually ends up in the pockets of beau contracts and especially the leaders of teacher's unions. >> growing budgets persistent problems of infrastructure due on the challenge of distracting
that corruption inside the education system to really produce good quality education. >> authorities have clamped down on some of the more corrupt union leaders like the formerly all powerful, but others may need governmental lies still in place. and until changes take place at the top, a reform which looks good on paper can only be of limited help to mexico's next generation. >> now th. >> the obama administration wants drones registered before the end of the year. it will extend the deadline because it anticipates more than a million drones will be given
as christmas president. there have been drone sightings near restricted air spaces near the u.s. to discuss this further on this exact issue. a warm welcome to the program. what is it that the federal aviation authority is asking for? what do they want to see happen? >> thank you for having me. what the federal government is doing here. we've seen the technology, the drones technology has improved so much over the past couple of years. they're cheaper, more mobile and they have many benefits. they are a lot of fun. people are buying them as toys. hundreds of thousands of folks in the united states have bought them over the past year or two. as you mention we have heard speculation that a million of them will be given over the holidays. the issue--that's all great. the issue is that a lot of people are buying them and not realizing that they're not just toys. that they come with a set of responsibilities. over the past few months over the past year or so in the united states there have been a few high profile incidents
related to near misses between drones and manned aircraft. >> so are these very real security concerns? >> these are very real security concerns. >> in order to deal with that the faa needs to educate and enforce. they've instituted a registration requirement which all of the details will be worked out over the next few months. but the idea is that if you want to fly a drone for fun you'll have to register with the federal government. >> in reality are we going to have to get used to the fact that drones are going to part of our life. and when you look sky ward now you see helicopters. we know they're regulated. do we have to accept? >> this is happening. this is where the future it going. the technology is moving so quickly. it's a great thing. a lot of drones have incredible benefits for commercial industry as well as using them for fun and taking fun pictures. but they can be used for disaster response, news gathering purposes and freedom of information and other
important reasons. this is where the future is going. the faa realizes that. the attempt with this registration requirement is with respect to folks who are buying drones for fun, and not realizing there are responsibilities that come with them. let's have the opportunity to just the active registering will perhaps draw attention to the fact that there are real responsibilities. >> i guess for a lot of people listening to this or watching this, they'll think of the word privacy. that's the big thing. whose drone is it? what are they doing with the information that it's collecting. that's something that has to be considered, too, right? >> it does. it is something that makes a lot of folks uncomfortable. for some reason the idea of a drone with a camera americans have perceived those cameras difference. a camera on the ground a pole camera or even a camera on a helicopter or satellite. for some reason people perceive drones camera drones to have certain special privacy
concerns. there are a range of privacy laws and rules on the books. there are peeping tom and stalking rules that apply even if it's a drone that's doing the peeping, but the point is that this is something that we all need to in the united states are talking about having a national conversation, and the federal government will kick off about those issues in the private and commercial drone conning. >> fascinating. we'll see what happens. >> thank you for having me. >> now coming up we'll have all the latest sports news including windsurfing action. the fall out from scotland's departure from rugby world cup. i say that with a heavy heart. >> i'm lee wellington. fifa to died whether to delay the presidential election in an election where there is total chaos.
>> welcome back. now the day's sports news. here is sana. >> thank you very much. michel platini could become the next fifa president the head of european football has been suspended from all football-related activities for 90 days but claims he has been treated shamefully. the comments come as executives gather in switzerland for an emergency meeting on tuesday. that was triggered by the 90-day ban by sepp blatter, who is being investigated by the governing body's ethics committee.
>> well in circumstances could barely be worse for him. whether to deny this presidential election from february 26th through turmoil and chaos around the organization. the organization sepp blatter, he is finally looking over as he has suspended for 90 days. one of the reasons for that is what is called a disloyal payment. a mystery payment of $2 million for michel platini for work that was apparently done a decade earlier. a contract that was not really a contract. it was not written down. it was a gentlemen's agreement said mr. blatter. it has caused real problems for michel platini. he's been suspended for 90 days. now he looks in real trouble.
how and when will he return? of course of all this with the backdrop of the investigation into the awarding of world cup to russia in 2018 and the german world cup of 2006, th the allegations of corruption has caused a real mess. with that fifa presidency is the aaron football president. >> they say they're hopeful will stay beyond the end of the season. the contract runs out next year, but they're expecting to open contract talks with the spaniard
soon. right now his team are in london for tuesday's champions league against arsenal. the top of the group after two straight wins arsenal will have started with two defeats. >> can you imagine my team with zero points against arsenal, how would be the mentality of my team. i know really well my players and i would exact mentality, and we would be animals. it is the last chance. >> the governing body made a huge era between scotland and australia. and in a statement world of rugby says they give a penalty to australia in the final minutes and should have instead awarded the scrum. while it was a decision that that resulted in scotland losing the game by a single point.
the world's best windsurfers have a final chance to qualify for next year's olympics in rio. this week they're in oman for the world championship. >> the omani fisherman know their catch as well as the ebb and flow of the warm waters of the gulf. but along side traditional dowells oman is welcoming a more modern way to ride the waves. this week they're hosting the windsurfing world championship. the competition is expected to be fierce because it's the last chance to qualify for olympics in rio. >> i think it will be a race this weekend.
it will be inter intense for that and intense on the water. >> it's not the first sailing event to be held here. it hosted the laser world championships two years ago, and the capital muscat is one of eight stops around the world extreme sailing series. as well as providing the venue oman sailors are proving to be world class, too. and future olympians may not be too far grind the over all objective was to rekindle the oman heritage and connect youth to their history. with that we also have a goal of taking oman to the olympic in sailing in the future. and for us to fulfill that objective we have to start an early age, give them the right skill they need, put them in different level of competition that can help us achieve that
objective. >> their ancestors earned a living from the gulf. but now a knew generation is hoping to earn oman's first sailing gold medal. al jazeera, oman. >> finally footballers may think twice before faking an injury after a second division. in a game against greece, they appear to hit the ground easily. opposition players were not impressed, and neither were the medical stuff. they all seem to make a point of dropping him not once but twice. to make matters worse his team went on to lose the game. that's it for me julie. >> sana thank you. that was painful. now you can find out much more on our website. www.aljazeera.com why not take a look. we update you with our current headlines and all the main stories that we're following right there. you can find it at www.aljazeera.com.
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