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mark in australia is heating up. the british named it ayres rock in the 19th century. the aboriginal name is uluru. it's 30 years since control was handed back to the indigenous community. a criteria, and the legendary iron actress maureen o'hara died. the queen of technicolor was 95. she starred in "miracle on 24th street", and "the black sworn" in the 1940s and '50s. more on the website aljazeera.com. . >> announcer: this is al jazeera. hello, welcome to the newshour. live from al jazeera's headquarters in doha. here is what is coming up in the next 60 minutes. syria's president gives his backing to elections saying a political solution to the war is possible countries on the front line of europe's refugee crisis get ready for a showdown meeting. three threaten to close their borders. voting in tanzania, where the party is facing a fight to keep
hold of power, and... [ chants ] ..a film about race that india banned could be in the running for an oscar. women's groups may not be celebrating first to a developing story out of the occupied west bank, where a palestinian has been shot by israeli settlers. stephanie dekker joining us from ramallah to tell us more about who the palestinian is, and why he was shot. >> this is part of a bigger ongoing story at the moment. just to bring you up to date, the israeli army confirms that they are in the village, where the settler was shot, the palestinian man, health minister, says he was shot five times, in a critical condition, he's in hospital and the mayor
tells us he was the palestinian farmer, with nothing to do with the bigger incident. this is about 20 minutes away. settlements in this area. the israeli army said that two men dressed as ultra orthodox jews stabbed an israeli man. he is in a moderate condition, he's been taken to hospital. i spoke to the israeli army. they confirmed that the operation that was ongoing was to find the perpetrators. the mayor, we spoke to, tells us that the army is expanding search operations in the area. they cordoned off the village, they allowed people in and out. they are checking i.d.s and there are confrontations between palestinians from the village and the israeli army. it's an ongoing situation, showing how tense it is on the ground. for all intents and purposes from what we are hearing, is
this palestinian shot by a settler, in hospital, is nothing to do with the bigger picture of what is happening right now. >> reporter: so the effect of diplomacy seemingly not felt on the ground. >> well, no. we had language coming out yesterday from the euro secretary of state, that everyone agreed to calm the situation. we had a narrative, and heard from the palestinian foreign minister who says he doesn't trust binyamin netanyahu's commitment to anything when it crime to the al-aqsa compound. he questioned what the security cameras would be there for and said will they be used to arrest palestinians in a narrative they are fighting. we heard from the israeli prime minister that the cameras are in israel's interest, (a) to show he's not changing the status
quo, (b) to prevent acts of incitement and what is happening on the ground. clear that the two sides, regardless of the diplomatic push, are as far apart as they always are, and when it comes to the people here, they don't trust the israeli government to do anything that they believe would be in their interest. the foreign ministry said that these kind of the decisions need to be in the hands of the u.n. security council, because there is such mistrust between the two sides. >> stephanie dekker reporting. thank you syrian president bashar al-assad says he's ready to take part in elections, and that a political solution to the end of the war is possible. bashar al-assad made the comments to a delegation of russian lawmakers in damascus. but he says a political deal depends on eliminating what he called terrorist organizations. bashar al-assad travelled to moscow to meet vladimir putin, who has been helping with air
strikes. there was a discussion with secretary of state john kerry, and the saudi arabia foreign minister on saturday. >> translation: we discussed a way forward for syria. we need a political solution, we need to get all parties around the table and create national decisions. that is preserving the unity of syria. bashar al-assad cannot play alone in the war on syria. >> the war in syria driving the crisis. countries at the heart of it are due to meet in brussels. 690,000 arrived in europe. this time this year. the the majority coming via greece and europe. there are three countries, bulgaria, romania and serbia. they say they'll shut their borders if the countries stop
with the arrivals. slovenia is struggling to cope. his president said he will act on his own. let's get more from robert forrester walker who is on the border, and tell us what the president means, and sounds like a challenge ahead for the decision makers in europe. >> that's right. just to give you guys a bit of context, i'm standing here at the point at which the refugees from croatia and beyond are coming into slovenia. this is the point on the slovenian side where they are first kept. you may be able to work out behind me, 100 meters away is where several hundred people have spent the last five hours in the cold, waiting to be moved on. this is why the commission is holding this summit, because it needs all of these countries to
work together to coordinate closely to resolve the issue of bottlenecks, where refugees are kept waiting, and in a sense of the urgency of the situation, how the commission phrased its statement saying what we want after the meeting is for an agreement on steps that can be immediately implemented. you are hearing about the countries talking about wanting to close the borders if germany starts to reduce the numbers that it will accept because many of them are afraid of the fact that if that happens, they will end up becoming a buffer zone in which tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands of refugees end up trapped in the countries, putting pressure on them and demanding resources from countries they simply don't have. >> reporter: how to manage tens of thousands of refugees a week, moving across europe. that is the challenge facing european leaders.
with so many people coming in at this rate every day european leaders, especially the balkan leaders, have to agree how much longer they can keep this going, and how to regulate all of these people. for volunteers like inga, now is the time for compassion. >> they keep coming. we have to take care of them. >> reporter: what do you think they should be discussing. you know, what do you think needs to be done? >> to me i do not talk politics. for me it's the human side that we see these as human being, as we are, and we have that situation in our country, we'd be grateful as well. >> reporter: this person from syria is grateful to be here. >> we have to say thanks to europe, they open and they make it easy for us to come. >> reporter: some in europe see that as the problem, and only
barbed wire or bureaucracy will solve it. human rights groups are calling on regional leaders to make those in need a high priority. in brussels the debate may swing between the need for compassion and control. so as i was saying, those refugees spent a long and cold night out here, and that is it only the first part of their journey in slovenia. they get moved on, and don't do it in transport, with transport, because you can't get buses to this place. they have to carry on on foot. men, women and children, young and old, and conditions have been difficult. the sun has come out and the fog lifted and it's started to warm up. what the volunteers have been meeting, and it's encouraging to see the people coming from across the e.u., hoping to get involved in trying to help out. if there's anything the leaders can agree on in brussels today,
it's the urgent need to improve the humanitarian effort, to provide assistance in terms of food and warm clothing, because that's what the refugees urgently need. >> thank you for that update just stay with us on the newshour. still ahead - the clean-up after hurricane patricia. argentinians say goodbye to their president bringing to a close the controversial kirchner era and in sport, a football player who may have to rethink his goal celebration routine. first voting under way that could change the political landscape in africa. tensions high in the ivory coast, as voters return to the polls five years after a disputed election. more than 3,000 people were
killed and hundreds of thousands displaced. in congo, a referendum there is held to determine whether the president cannes seek a third term. he first came to power in 1979. and the ruling party in tanzania is facing a challenge. it's been in power for more than half a century. voters are angry over corruption, and despite a fast-flowing economy, the slow pace. catherine wambua-soi is there. >> people have been here since early morning, wanting to vote early so they can go home and go about their business and wait for the results. they want a free and fair election and want change, someone that will transform their life. he has been here since the polls opened. what do you want from the person you are going to elect? >> someone that can bring about challenge four our county, social services, education,
water supply, electricity and so on. >> are you confident that this vote is going to be free and fair? >> yes, i'm confident about this election. each and everything go on. there's no contradiction about this. yes. >> reporter: the leaders are promising the changes saying they'll provide free primary education, improve the infrastructure r, and deal toughly with corruption. a lot of people here, supporting the different political parties, supporting the different presidential candidates, but saying that the choice must be respected. the process is very smooth, very organized. people are voting for presidential candidates. eight of them, members of parliament, councillors as well. they are taking the ballot
papers from there, and going behind the box to choose the preferred candidate before bringing back the ballot papers here. there's more than 63,000 polling stations in tanzania. and each is allowed a maximum of 450 voters, and this is to make the process much faster. >> opposition parties in the republic of congo are calling on voters to boycott of the referendum on whether to change the constitution, under the counter rules the president can't run for a third term or be over the age of 70. the encum wanted denis sassou nguesso is 71 years old and served two 7-year terms. p politicians against the vote called for a campaign of civil disobadiens. >> in the ivory coast, the people are voting.
the president alassane ouattara is likely to win a second term. >> reporter: this is a high stakes election, drawing a line under violence that exploded since the last election and cement ivory coast's economic revival happening under president alassane ouattara, favoured to win the vote. he doesn't have a lot of strong competition. the former president laurent gbagbo awaiting war crimes, the man a leads the party divided the party. many supporters are not going to vote for that presidential candidate. three of the 10 presidential candidates had pulled out in recent weeks, leading to a lot of voter apathy. people feel like they don't have a lot of choice. it could lead to frustration. the officials are aware. the military is on the street in strongholds of laurent gbagbo. they are patrolling, maintaining
a high presence. police mounted with the machine-guns in case there's trouble. heavy fighting between pro-government forces and houthi rebels in tiaz left 17 dead. hundreds of civilians have been killed over the past seven months. a houthi blockade of the city left residents with a shortage of food and no access to medical care. >> police in montenegro fired tear gas to disperse thousands of protesters. opposition supporters were marching through parliament to end the resignation of the prime minister who has been in power for 25 years. the demonstration began peace flay, but turned violent after people began to throw molotov cocktails and stones at the police. the government's plans to join n.a.t.o. angered some opponents. the president of the maldives said the vice president is a threat to national security
volioing thelers of ahmed adeeb over an alleged assassination plot. he was questioned along with 7 others on yameen abdul gayoom's boat. he was not injured in the blast floods in brazil caused the president to call a state of emergency, dilma rousseff saw the result after rivers burst their bangs and promised funds for thousands that have been made homeless. a massive clean-up under way across states in mexico, hit by tropical storm patricia. most areas suffered minor damage, it's the smaller rural communities struggling to recover with many saying the government needs to do more. al jazeera's john holman
reports. this is the result of an quake. >> our house went in the wind. a massive clean up operation is under way across several mexican states hit by tropical depression patricia. most areas suffered minor damage. smaller rural communities are struggling to recover. we have this report. >> this is the result of the strongest hurricane in the western hemisphere near the peak of power. roads strewn with trees, crops ruined and children ripped apart. >> authorities fear it would be worse. those in the path of hurricane patricia escaped unscathed. we found this woman in a shelter. she had nowhere to go. >> our house collapsed in the wind. >> reporter: she showed us the ruined home she shares with father and daughters. all are homeless. >> this is my house.
it was the only refuge that i had. >> reporter: it's the same story in village after village. it's the rural poor rather than the wealthiest tourist towns bearing the brunt of the storm. >> this is the coastal area where hurricane patricia made land fall. but importantly the high winds at the center missed the port and holiday resort town with high urban populations. as the storm subsided armed forces and government agencies started work, and clearing roads. mexican authorities react quickly. they have often been less willing to provide long-term solutions once the danger's pass. they just finished paying for the damage from the last big storm. what he needed that time and this one was a concrete roof >> translation: we are going to have to start from zero, there's no help. you have to do it yourself. >> reporter: he couldn't afford the roof or get government funds for it. now he's sorting through his few remaining possessions
again. it's a common story. >> the federal funds arrive late. people have forgotten, or if they have not documented everything they lost, they don't receive help. the challenge for authorities this time around is to make sure that the many people like this woman and jose-luis are not so vulnerable when the next storm comes patricia is add g to flooding across the u.s. state of texas. nearly half a meter of rain has found in navarro country south of dallas. flash floods have triggered the evacuation of many. it may not be over, there's more bad weather forecast for texas. >> yes, you have two major weather stories. one runs into the other, it's an odd state of affairs that we have. as john said in his report, we
dodged a bullet as far as patricia is concern offed. look at how it went between the two population centers, and it disintegrated over the mountains of the north of mexico. the upper portion is moving on to the north, moving across texas, if you look at the satellite, you see the masses of cloud. it's a complex frontal setup. there's a mass of moisture in the upper part of the country. it's sort of manifested in terms of vast amounts of rain, nearly half a meter of rain has fallen since thursday. on top of that we are getting large current rain fall totals. austin texas, 116mm in 24 hours. the rain fall rates are as tense as 116 in the space of one hour in some areas. with the moisture in the atmosphere from patricia moving into the region, the situation
gets worse before it gets better. that is what you have an sunday. this circulation will produce intense rain fall resulting in high water levels expected. so it's a bit like, if you have a glass of water, you suck it up, reduce the pressure and it rises. we could get a storm surge. that may stop the water drivening -- driving away. vast amounts coming through texas, louisiana, and furthers towards the east and more flooding across alabama, mississippi and texas. it will be a slow process geed thank you for that update. it's the end of a politicalle era. voters are electing a replacement for president cristina fernandez de kirchner, stepping down after eight years in power. we have this report.
>> reporter: for 15 years this man has been working has as scratch merchant, on the streets every day and says until now it's been difficult for someone like him to finds another job. >> translation: i struggle every day to make ends meet. i make around four or $500 a month. with inflation we are always struggling. >> reporter: the economic situation is on everyone's mind as people head to the polls on sunday, to elect a new president. people see this election the end of an era, cristina fernandez de kirchner and her husband nestor kirchner dominated argentine politics for 12 years. they refer to the peered as the one decade. they took over a country in ruins after the economic crisis of 2001. critics say the legacy is crowded by a confrontational style. allegations of corruption and manipulation of statistics.
with the kirchners in power the government implemented social programs helping civilians around the country. human rights abuses have been prosecuted thanks to the annulment of two amnesty laws, and the government implemented protectionist policies to strengthen national production. the government's nationalist economic policy benefitted his sector. >> translation: when the government shutdown imports business improved. local production impressed. argentina is divided between supporters and detractors of the government. in the last years the government's popularity dropped because of high inflation rates and the levels of confrontation between cristina fernandez de kirchner and her opponents. >> translation: cristina fernandez de kirchner is comparing what happened today with the crisis of 2001.
there's no doubt we are better off today, but the last four years of her presidency, the growth rate is zero, it's not good at all. >> 12 years after the cristina fernandez de kirchner's came to power, argentina is facing an uncertain future. they only hope that whomever comes next will not forget about people like him. >> guatemalans are due to begin voting in the second round of presidential elections. electoral officials have been setting up polling stations across the country. the run off sees former first lady sandra torres face comedy actor jimmy morales. the former president resigned and was arrested over widespread production. a documentary film about a gang rape filmed in india could be in the running for an oscar.
kristen saloomey reports. >> reporter: this director is the toast of hollywood. her documentary "india's daughter" celebrated by sean penn and merrill streep. >> movie reel: the brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old girl on her way home from a movie triggered an awakening... >> reporter: the film was inspired by mass protests taking place after the rape and murder of a 23-year-old on a bus. but indian feminists have not embraced the film, which was banned by the government on the ground it could insight more violence. one of the six convicted rapists is featured prominently. >> : indian feminists describe it as one dimensional.
. >> the irony of a film made about india women released on international women's day focussing on the rapist and the terrible lawyerers making statements they were making rather than the struggle going on. >> what is the point of not staring truth in the face and finding out why the men do what they do. we had better know if we want to change them. >> the unapologetic director interviewed women and men and the people on the review committee. >> every statement of his lives in the context of enlightened views around it. india's daughter is opening in u.s. theatres. viewers are not likely to recognise the cultural nuances and sensitivities of india's women.
outrage over the crime has been universal. the film is about india's daughter, it end with statistics about violence around the world. showing that rape is not just india's problem here about the newshour on al jazeera, there's more ahead including indonesia's government with an emergency evacuation of children after a toxic haze. and children in a monastery six months after the earthquake in nepal and why this formula 1 team was on the move without a car ahead of the united states grand prix. prix.
hello again, you are with the al jazeera newshour. the top stories, a palestinian man has been shot and wounded by israeli settlers near the occupied west bank city of hebron. in a separate incident an israeli man was stabbed after getting out of his car. the israeli army was looking for those they say were disguised in ultra orthodox clothing. >> bashar al-assad says he's ready to take part in elections. but a political deal depends on eliminating terrorist organizations. >> these are the countries on the front line of the european cries si prepare to meet in brussels. bulgaria, serbia and romania threatened to close their borders. for more, let's talk to
elizabeth, the director of the migration policy. joining us from belgium's capital. what should the e.u. leaders be talking about? >> what we have seen so far is a dramatic increase in numbers arriving in greece and travelling to slovenia and germany. until yesterday 58 arrived. we have seen states passing the responsibility further north. one of the key priorities is two fold, how to work out that management, and invest in the reception and improve conditions for people taking those journeys. >> that is what was said in a draft proposal, that refugees need to be treated in a humane
manner. but it seems like there are clear instructions on slowing down the flow of rev disease. -- refugees, kind of mixed messages. >> they have to achieve both. some of the chaos of the flow and the fact that many e.u. states asylum system are overloaded and they can't cope with the arrivals. we have to think of measures that mr slow the flow and protect people where they are. the question is two fold, where to do it, in turkey, greece or along the route. and how do we manage and find a long-term solution once you have halted them. many of the conversations this evening will be much more focused on how do we find the resources, not just money, but the resources on the grounds to address the needs of those people, and who will pay. where will they be halted. >> on what is whitey bulger, serbia and romania is saying,
they are threatening to close their borders. how likely is that. . >> i mean it's possible other countries have been talking about closing their borders, we see the domino effect. if one does it, the next country is in the hot seat and feels the pressure to close their boarder. the risk is that that happens ck, and on an ad hoc basis that will not help many in need, one of the simpler solutions is to focus on crease, to allow a number of people to be supported. and whether the u.n.h.c.r. may play a role in orders to consider the western balkans route to take out the domino effect. >> when you talk about support, is there enough support given to the refugees entering europe, and once they enter, how easy is it to integrate? >> many of these refugees are
not receiving the support and many don't want the support. there is a bit of a difficult tradeoff now, which is refugees and migrants are voting with their feet. they are deciding where they want to go and they are feeling helpless about whether they are forcing them to stay or to wave them on and transfer that responsibility. there's a bit of a difficult change for countries in deciding how to do and what to do to manage that. the goal of the meeting is to get countries collaborating, rather than trade off natural interests against each other. a key thing will be whether the refugees agree with the measures decided. >> thank you very much for speaking to us from brussels turkish groups have been fading outside the turkish embassy. around 600 people turn pd up to cast votes.
the situation quickly was ceded and police were called to break up the scuffles. a man has flown a hang-glider across the golan heights and syria. a search party was mounted, but he was nable to be found. he was an israeli palestinian, from a village north-east of tel aviv. and military officials are examining the possibility that the 23-year-old went to the join rebels fighters in syria. >> india says pakistan opened fire across the line of control into india-administered kashmir. several people were injured. a civilian was killed on friday. india and pakistan accused each other of violating a ceasefire signed in 2003. the latest violence comes a month after border commanders from both sides held talks.
now, emergency evacuations of babies and children have been ordered by the government because of toxic smoke. millions of people have been vected. it's believed to have been caused by indonesian farmers and large companies setting fire to areas of forest. we have this report. at least 10 people have died. >> reporter: millions of indonesians across large parts of the country have been forced to breathe toxic smoke for five months now. because of fires continuously burning in large plantations. it contains dangerous chemicals such as carbon dioxide, cyanide and ammonia. in a week four babies died after having difficulties breathing. one of them was a 15-month of old, a happy, healthy baby.
she died, struggling for oxygen. her parents are angry at companies and farmers that burn forests and vegetation to clear her land. >> those that burn are not using their brain. they rely on other people, and would know it would create the haze. those that burn are greedy. >> scientists calculated that this year's fires are emitting more greenhouse gas into the atmosphere than across the entire united states every day. patients in the hospital are suffering from a 4-fold increase in respiratory diseases. >> it's not enough to wait for the rain to come and douse the fires. there should be more sense of emergency. >> there's anger among the millions forced to grath for five months now. victims of the haze, and the parents have yet to receive government support.
those are the effective areas, they say their plight is being ignored. >> after losing the baby sister, the 13-year-old is afraid of the case. most of her friends can't wear the masks, she won't take hers off. >> translation: we want them to be brought to justice and be punished. we have real overflow in the country, and little faith in our system. it's the only thing i can hang on to. 17 countries have been suspect of causing the fire. environmental groups say they are a small part of a larger problem. with fire spreading out of control, the family hope that others will be spared, losing a loved one because of a manmade disaster. >> let's speak to campaigner tom
johnson. from the environmental investigation agency in london. you heard the reporter's report, and she said that three companies lost their licences due to the fire, is that a step in the right direction, is it enough to solve the problem. >> i think it's a step in the right direction. i don't think it's enough to solve the problem. we should be clear that there's a lot of different communities and companies lighting the fires. the fundamental problem is a lack of law enforcement, and revoking a fewness wills will not resolve that. we see more robust law enforcement. and we need to see the indonesian government addressing the conditions that made the areas combustible in the first place. what we are seeing is a legacy of a destructive development model in the areas, that turned intact primary forest into vulnerable areas. and a rethink of how the areas are managed, reflooding of pete
lands and an encroachment into forests. if this is not brought under control and soon, and for the long term, what is at stake? >> my understanding is that we are unlikely to see an end to the fire season until the rain comes. everyone on the ground tells you that the fires don't stop once they have started. it's meters under ground. it can come out. there's a strong elnino. what we need to see is that this doesn't happen next year. last week a leading conservationist in indonesia described it as an environmental crime. there needs to be robust access now. there's a climate change concert in paris in december, and the government better turn up with good answers.
it's nost only indonesia. you were there. you saw this with your own lives. give us a sense of the scale of what is described as a disaster. >> yes, i mean it's the only way to describe it is apocalyptic. it's extreme, that's what it's like, you leave, and you are engulfed in thick smoke. you can't see the sky. you can't breathe properly, it's fortunate i was only there four two weeks. the people i was working there with, they are living through this. you cannot get away from it. it is positive that the indonesian government is trying to evacuate people from the traditions. it's a reflection of the graf it of the situation we appreciate your time with us on al jazeera. thank you. >> thank you let's return to syria and
bashar al-assad's indication that he's willing to take part in elections. he is a writer and the former editor of the newspaper. he is joining us from beirut. what do you make of the comments made by the syria president bashar al-assad. at this time, why now, and how will they be received by countries like the united states, saudi arabia, who are adamant na bashar al-assad plays no political process going forward in the country? this comes after sergey lavrov commented about the syrians being or having to be prepared for the possibility of elections, so this is just aligned with russian position, and, of course, i had met with the u.s., turkey and saudi arabia. to discuss the possibilities, and we see a softer stance from the other side with regards to bashar al-assad playing a role in the transition, towards an
election. that all kind of falls together and comes together in a picture. it's ambiguous. no one set timetables or said anything. it's promises that can be reneged upon at any moment. >> when moscow, as you are saying, says this as well. is this a shift in the russian position, when they are encouraging bashar al-assad to hold parliamentary elections. >> i mean, yes, obviously the russians hinted at that. again, we are not talking about a solid date and elections - the result of elections now in the current situation, in government controlled areas. we can predict that easily. therefore is not much of a concession if you want to look at it that bay.
they are confident that they are strong in the areas that they held. >> if you say they are ambition, is this a starting point for as transitional period or for a process coming forward to syria. >> again, it could be. this depends on many factors and players. some of them we haven't heard from. we haven't herd from some of the major players, with the allies of the government and the islamic state, we haven't heard any position of them. they are not saying anything, everyone is concerned and intend on destroying them. they had a say on whether there'll be a peaceful transition or not. at this moment they are looking at a picture that is not
we talk to some survivors who have taken refuge in a monastery in kathmandu. >> reporter: this woman has come to light a candle for her mother, killed by the earthquake. the magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck around midday on april 21st. across nepal more than half a million homes crumbled. the epicentre was 34km east of the district. what made it all the more devastating was it was shallow 15km under ground. >> translation: i stay with my uncle and aunt. family that used to guide me when i was a child. now i have to help them navigate the city. it's difficult to see them struggle. struggle.c >> reporter: her friend lost her father. the teenagers are together. >> translation: it feels like a dream at times, i struggle to anticipate it. the mind races with thoughts. i wonder how to manage and live. >> 308 died, sharing a population of less than 500. more than 100 trekkers were killed.
people here are from a tight-knit community. after the tragedy the community bond is stronger. much of the valley is uninhabitable locals have gone back and tried to rebuild broken homes and revive tourism, the only income in the area. >> this woman has become a community organiser. one or two people have returned to the village, we have cattle that need care. we have made temporary shelters, hired helicopters from the money raised. we can't afford to wait for the government. >> this person is living with four other families, 15 people in a 2-bedroom flat. she lost her mother in the quake. "i miss my mother, i miss everything about her." "this is how she pinched our cheeks", her brother said.
he was with his mother and was saved by his father. everyone in the room lost a mother, father, brother or wife. the government allocated money $700 million for reconstruction. not a cents has been spent yet. nepal's leaders focused attention on forming a government and drafting a contraversial new constitution. while the government does little to help people rebuild their lives, survivors rely on each other and the funds raised through we'll wishers. -- we'll wishers. now for the sports news. >> argentina are aiming for the first ever rugby world cup. wean them and history - australia. sneaking through in the last game against scotland. a controversial last-minute penalty giving them victory. argentina looked good, beating ireland 43-20. coming up in twickenham in a few hours time.
>> i know what they can do. we will try to put down in a bad place, and try to win that - win that battle in every breakdown, in every time. >> no one saw that coming last week. all in all a great team. they put out a great performance, and we are not under aillusion that things will be easy. you know, they are an experienced pack and have an agreed forward pack. it's about us going out there and doing a job and nullifying those areas. >> defending champions new zealand will wait for the winners. the all blacks winning their semifinal against sav yeah 23-18. lee wellings reports. >> reporter: with or without tickets. most arrived hours before kick
off for the rugby world cup final. travel to this corner of london can be awkward. as for beating the all blacks, that can be impossible. springboks won one of two. >> we can beat anything. >> i'm looking for a 10 point victory for new zealand. >> all blacks coach steve hanson said the opponents would try to rip off their head. they kept their heads to score the first try of the match. to score the first try in minutes. south africa were far from being outplayed. the boot took them to a 12-7 lead. new zealand were pressing relentlessly to get in front. the genius of marmano breaking the resistance to put of barrett
for a controversial try. it turned into a tense all back classic. the all blacks won 20-18. >> the game could have gone either way. we are thankful and humble to be given the opportunity to go through the final. the second semifinal between australia and argentina takes place at twickenham, and the winners will know they have an almighty task to beat the side in the final next saturday now, motogp leader valentino rossi starts the race at the back of the grid, a penalty following an incident in malaysia's grand prix, claiming to kick him off his bike. valentino rossi said high was riding to "cause me problems",
now, it's hoped qualifying for the united states formula 1 can take place in a few hours day, after bad weather saw a secs cancelled. pit crews have been enjoying down time. the circuit of the track in texas, outside austin has been hit with heavy rain due to a storm front caused by tropical storm patricia, taking time to meat the fans, and the race taking place on sunday. lewis hamilton could secure the third world title now, south africa's tokyo sekali put his name forward to become the new f.i.f.a. president. formerly an apartheid protesters, he played a key role in bridging the world cup to south africa. a u.s. police investigation
alleged the team paid a bribe to win the votes. >> the burn of f.i.f.a. is damaged today, following various scandals and other allegations that we are hearing about. it needs to be resolved. there's potentially a billion worth of talent on show. man city can return to the top of the premier league if they win. city will be without star striker aguero. kevin de bruyne had four goals in five games and stirling had a hat-trick against bournemouth last week. >> they don't see a lot. the important thing is to win the game. there are different ways to try to win. one or i hope that for the fans they can deal with a good show and game. >> there's also a derby in the
north-east of england. coming up sunderland host newcastle. bournemouth and tottenham and jurgen klopp with his first home game in charge of liverpool. good news for him. he should have roberto and christian back. daniel sturridge is a down. they play southampton a moroccan striker may rethink his goal celebration. his erts to share his joy with the fans didn't go well though. >> the 22-year-old apparently not hurt in the fall. reappearing. the team slipped up losing the game 3-1. >> now, rookie brett stegmyer has a one-shot lead going into the final round. carding a 3-under 58. fifth on the tour. it's a good day for this man.
alex checker who lives in vegas and got a hole in one. ending with five and a 66. there it goes, there it goes. three streaks off the leader. 7th hole in one of this career. now, day one of the first ever world indigenous games took place in brazil. an alternative. competitions include log carrying archery. >> the first world indigenous games have begun, archers from different areas across brazil and mongolia, the games in the sports arena are more about destroying the universal need to play. a version this mexico.
behinds me the mexican delegation is playing. a precolonial ball game. the idea it to keep the ball in the air as long as possible. the first to drop losses. not here. with medals made of natural wood in fibres, there are no losers. games are not just about on field performances, the fair is designed to foster the exchange of information and technology. organizers hope it will inspire thought on how to improve the lives of indigenous people. >> this is to talk about development, an approach to the indigenous community, how to partner them and how to think about interrupted development. it will be a turning point event for brazil, and for the indigenous community who are
participating back at the arena dances and riches are on display. perhaps the races are the highlight of the right. they take turns carrying logs weighing 100 kilograms on their shoulders, a pursuit requiring unfathomable preparation. >> translation: to run for four hours with a log you need strength in your arms, legs and all your body. we must be celebrate for a month. women have a special power allowing them to make us fall. >> who can question the wisdom of a woman's role in ensuring a victory more sport on the website. for the latest check out aljazeera.com/sport. real madrid returns to the top of the spanish league, the top story. that's it for me thank you, stay with us we
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