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star wars legend. that's all our time. we are followed by the news live from london. >> this is al jazeera. >> hello i'm lauren taylor. this is the newshour live from london. coming up in the next 60 minutes, an earthquake in afghanistan kills hundreds of people and turns shock waves as far away as new delhi. al jazeera uncovers evidence of genocide, allegedly coordinated by myanmar's government against rohingya. the world health organization says red meat is risk yeah. also the serious work ahead for a comedian elected guatemala's
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president in a landslide. >> i'm farrahist e-mail, backing right hand man as a candidate for the fifa presidency. >> a strong earthquake in afghanistan has shake owner buildings from kabul to new delhi. the magnitude was 7.5. that's a powerful tremor. around the world only about 20 quakes a year measure high are than 7. the epicenter was in a remote area of afghanistan in the hindu kush mountain range which borders tajikistan and
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afghanistan. much deeper than recent earthquakes which cause major devastation. felt in kabul and islamabad and new delhi. we have correspondents in all of those location. let's begin with jennifer glasse in kabul. >> reporter: the powerful earthquake was felt across much of afghanistan. it brought down walls in kabul 260 miles south of the epicenter. >> translator: i was sitting at home when the earthquake happened, i came outside with one of my children, one of my grand sons started runnings, i asked him not to run but he continued and a wall collapsed on him and he was injured. >> reporter: ingeorgiin jalale have received 150 people including women and children wounded from the earthquake. five people were killed.
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>> reporter: there are casualties in at least 10 of afghanistan's 34 provinces spanning hundreds of kilometers which shows the power and reach of the earthquake. >> and just in the last few minutes we've gotten a new updated death toll which is 338 people killed in that earthquake which has devastated vario areas in south asia and just to bring you the moment when it happened, a television station in afghanistan was broadcasting when the earthquake hit. the channel which broadcasts to kabul was forced to flee and the station's broadcast was then cut off. let's go to jennifer glasse now who's live for us in kabul. so jennifer you've been there all day and you felt the earthquake when it happened.
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give us a sense of where we are now with trying to help people or to rescue people if that's still what's happening. >> reporter: that's right, the earthquake happened this afternoon, some eight hours ago now. and it shook not only here in kabul but around the country. the dead and wounded span 11 provinces of afghanistan's 32 -- 34 provinces. so really, a sense of how widely it was felt the death toll here in afghanistan now at 82, with 373 injured. more than 4500 buildings damaged. the chief executive officer of afghanistan has appealed to businesses to nongovernmental organizations to offer what help they can. told health workers doctors nurses to go to health facilities. we do know the military has been told to just where it can help to help.
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one of the big problems is the area where this quake, where the epicenter was, is in a very remote part of the hindu kush mountains, there are areas that will be difficult to get to. we saw the death toll here jump very quickly as people got to hospitals in the east of the country in the north of the country. so it is quite spread out. and we are still really kind of counting the cost of all of this, trying to figure out exactly what the toll will be in terms of casualties, in terms of damage, in terms of property. and it is of course very late now, dark. a lot of those places don't have electricity anyway or only have generators, so we will have a better sense in the morning of what the damage is. >> within the last few minutes we've heard from the white house that they've offered support for the governments of afghanistan and pakistan after the earthquake. what kind of practical help do
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you think is going to be needed? >> reporter: well, a lot of homes and buildings have been damaged. it's very cold. it's cold here in kabul. it will be even colder in the mountains. so there are going to be families that are going to need help, support, shelter, food, clothing a lot of that kind of basic support. i think real question will be whether there's going to be -- they're going to need any help in terms of accessibility to remote villages up in badakshan which has not been reached yet. i think the united states ought to be able to offer some aerial support to look at those remote areas to see what needs to be helped. so i think it will be quite considerable. i think right now everyone is trying to assess what's happened, who needs help and where.
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jalalabad has been very busy, taking people who need help from surrounding villages, it is late-night here, it is going to be a cold night for those people who feel their homes are too damaged to go into. we haven't had after-shocks here in kabul, haven't felt after-shocks but that too is a concern that the afghan government has warned people about. >> let's go to neighboring pakistan, caroline malone reports on the issues there. >> buildings in peshawar were hit, even though the epicenter was hundreds of miles away, there was damage according to the city's historic fort. as the quake hit rawalpindi, things shook overhead. many of the injured were brought to the rawalpindi hospital.
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people evacuated building from s people feared the after-effects. >> we rushed down amid the shouting and screaming. it lasted for around a minute or more. there were extremely severe shocks. the building had suffered severe damage, there were cracks in the walls. >> reporter: people also felt the effects in indian controlled kashmir where 500-year-old structures were badly damaged. >> parts of a metro train line were temporarily halted in the capital delhi. it is a seismically active region. ten years ago a similar size earthquake hit pakistan. 75,000 people died then. this time the quake was deeper,
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200 kilometers down. but even so the damages is clear, above ground. caroline malone, al jazeera. >> comma hyder has an update from the pakistani capital. islamabad. >> all the way to the provincial capital of the punjab, lahor and peshawar. in islamabad people evacuated when the earthquake struck. according to the latest report the death toll has been mounting, hundreds injured and the reports still filtering in from the more remote locations. we also have reports of landslides in gilkid pakistan, the death toll is likely to mount even further. emergency situation in the hospitals and of course,
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emergency services also trying to put an accurate number on the number of people killed and wounded. >> more now on the situation in india. liddy dutt is in new delhi. >> reporter: tremors felt for about 40 seconds in the indian capital new delhi when an earthquake hit afghanistan-pakistan border monday afternoon. states like kuriana and punjab, and indian administered ar area, the capital of indian administered kashmir, widespread damage to property, no evidence yet. prime minister narendra modi coming out to say the indian government is assessing the
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situation and providing help to its neighbor. the threats reaching across the region even to new delhi, quite a bit of panic and concern in india. >> there is strong evidence ever humanitarian issues in myanmar. phil reese has the story from western myanmar. >> this baby is malnourished but there's plenty of food in the nearby town. this woman is hemorrhaging after losing her baby but the local hospital wouldn't treat her. this woman has an undiagnosed illness but can't afford to pay the bribes needed to get to a doctor. these are the stories of the rohingya of western myanmar. about 130,000 are prisoners in refugee camps in their own home land. >> there are people here who need to see medical professionals and who are namely to do that because of policy --
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who are unable to do that because of policy, that essentially deprives them of hearing. >> if you deprive them of needs for basic survival it has a basic impact. >> the conditions here are deplorable. the difference here is that these conditions are avoidable and the result of government policy. in 2012 violence erupted in this region of myanmar, forcing the rohingya to flee from camps. while they were born and brought up here the government considers the rohingya illegal immigrants from neighboring bangladesh. the general said that those who can't produce documents proving their ancestors lived here more than 60 years ago should be placed in camps or sent abroad. for many, it is an impossible task, a time when few had any
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pairns. papers. >> these ablghts would lead to a slow death of the victims and that's where the destruction whole or part comes from. >> over the last eight months the clinic at yale law school has been analyzing the victims of myanmar, in the context of genocide, in order to establish gift, the court would have to establish that the government had played a deliberate intent to restrict the rohingya. >> given the scale of atrocities being committed and the way that people and politicians talk about rohingya, we think it's hard to avoid a conclusion that intent is present. >> reporter: as the first contested officials, aung san suu kyi has ignored the polite to the rohingya. like many world leaders they prefer to engage with other military rurals rather than
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stand up for the rights of the powerfupowerless people. >> al jazeera has made several requests from the myanmar are government but has received no response. you can see the full story at 20 gmt on monday. >> police say carrying out raids on the outkids when the gun battle broke out. bernard smith reports from turkey. >> as turkish security forces raided several properties in diarbakir, sustained gun fire echoed around the neighborhood. two police officers were killed by booby trapped bombs as they broke down a bar at one apartment. seven suspected members of i.s.i.l. were killed in the shootout that followed according to police. >> this was a very important
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operation planned and conducted very successfully. two very important i.s.i.l. groups have been isolated and neutralized. >> amongst the serious taken place across turkey, after the suicide bomb in ankara that killed 210 people. government says i.s.i.l. is responsible. first time there's been a shootout involving i.s.i.l, adding to the security headache, a national elections here on sunday, then in mid november, world leaders had to antalia on the southern coast for g-20 leaders summit. bernard smith, al jazeera, istanbul. >> coming up. as winter closes in on europe, slovenia is struggling with thousands of new arrivals.
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>> pakistan's spin attack too strong for england, details in a second test coming up in sport. sport. the world health organization agency says that processed meats such as ham and sausage can lead to colon and other cancers and red meat is probably carcinogenic as well. wayne hay has the details from thailand where consumption of processed meat is on the rise. >> reporter: for some people the perception of meat may have changed forever. that's because the international agency for research on cancer, which is part of the world health organization, has classified processed meat as a cancer-causing substance. it says if you eat 50 grams of processed meat a day it will increase the chances of you developing cancer of the colon by 18%. in countries like thailand, where cheap but convenient meat
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balls and sausages are a large part of many people's diet it's a concerning development. definite carcinogenic to humans according to the world health organization. it rates along the likes of asbestos because of the process the meat is put through and red meat including beef, lamb and pork is in the next list of things that probably cause cancer like 0 herbicides, malaria fumes from fried foods anfoodsand working night shifts. world health organization spoke
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out to try to discredit the findings. >> the body of scientific evidence shows that red and processed meat can be part of a healthy and balanced diet. >> this is not the first time that certain types of meat have been linked to cancer, but consumption of meat is increasing around the world. according to the united nations, it went up by 25% in the ten years from 2003. this report focuses on the ingredients and compounds that are found in meat. what it doesn't focus on are any other lifestyle choices that people who eat a lot of meat might also be making. the w.h.o. classifications help governments around the world find ways of making their population efers healthier. wane hay, bangkok. >> give me the sense of
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quantities involved what they're saying in this report and what the risks are associated with meat? >> the biggest risk is associated with meat, bacon, slami, some type of sausage and 50 grams a day increase test risk significantly. >> 50 grams would be how much on this plate? >> that would be two rashers of bacon every day. quite a large quantity. and lean meat, it is 100 grams of red meat. 100 grams is half of this portion, that's what you can eat every day wild being increased risk. >> for ordinary consumers what do they generally eat and what -- because at least these kind of headlines can be quite alarming. quigive us a context. >> i've seen reports saying
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eating red meat is as dangerous as smoking. which is just relz. iridiculous.if you don't eat ity then it's quite fine, that the risks are very small. >> the do you expect a big change of what people do as a result of the report from w.h.o? >> i think people will probably think about processed plates, the sausages, the hams, the slami, i hope. salami. not smoking not drinking . all of that stuff. >> if a person is eating certain amount of red meat but also exercising and doing other things they should be doing, does that reduce the risk or a directldirect causal risk?
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>> otherwise you're not thinking of a level playing field. but with diet, and lifestyle changes, it's hard to tease out what's causing the problem. interestingly, if you look at vegetarians and meat eaters, there is no reduced risk of bowel cancer in vegetarians. meat eaters are not at reduced risk compared to vegetarians for instance. >> when people get different messages for health every day of the week practically, do you think there's packaging guidelines that help? >> this report is merely confirming what we have said, eat less meat, good quality lean red meat, don't eat it every day, keep your intake of processed meats like ham and salami at a minimum. >> thank you fiona miller.
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>> thank you. 19-year-old from the west bank village was shot dead by israeli forces. earlier a palestinian man was critically injured in hebron, he tried injure a soldier. 58 palestinians and eight israelis have been killed in this month's unrest. united nations has more than doubled its estimate, how many syrians have been disabled. it was estimated 50,000 was affected by fighting in aleppo and hama. the civil war that's been raging in syria for four years is one of the main causes of refugees fleeing to neighboring countries
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and europe. oman says it's ready to help find a solution to the war in syria. meeting with the syrian president bashar al-assad in damascus, pitting forward ideas to help end the crisis. assad says a political solution is possible but many in the international community says there's no future role for assad in syria. >> russia says its air strikes are targeting i.s.i.l. in syria but statistics tell a different story. victoria gatenby takes a look at the impact russia's air campaign is having on the ground. >> reporter: the russian ministry of defense says its air force has flown more than 900 missions and hit more than 800 targets in syria since it began air strikes on september the 30th. in the past week it said it destroyed 363 targets including 71 command centers, ten workshops manufacturing
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explosives, 30 ammunition depots and 252 field camps. it says it is targeting i.s.i.l. but the institute for the study of war a u.s. based think tank, says it is actually hitting other rebel groups. the isw says only three locations have been hit in i.s.i.l. controlled territory, two in the group's stronghold raqqa where assets are located. the other location is close to palmyra. the syrian observatory for human rights says air strikes have killed 446 people so far including 75 i.s.i.l. fighters, 151 civilians, and 31 fighters from the nusra front. the u.s. led coalition has been conducting air strikes in syria for past 13 months. the syrian observatory says at least 3650 people have been killed, including more than 3276
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i.s.i.l. fighters, 225 civilians and 136 fighters from the nusra front. >> one person has been killed in a suicide bombing at a mosque in saudi arabia. after the mosque was clear from evening prayers. saudi state television indicated the attack took place as the bomber entered the mosque. ruling party in parliamentary elections, a number of people were also arrested. catherine soy sent the updecade from dar e dar al al salaam.
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>> the commission is urging people to be calm and patient. voting as a whole have been smooth, police raided the main tallying center, arrested people who are there. bizarrely, according to police say these party members were involved in a human trafficking syndicate and were making counterfeit leases. we still don't have an official response from the police. we have also been reporting about thousands from dar al salaam in some instance he electoral registers were missing altogether. they we're told are voting today but this is a very uncertain time in tanzania. >> the ivory coast government has shrugged off opposition allegations that the vote was rigged. come under criticism from
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amnesty international. results are expected to be announced in the next few days. still ahead: a crack down on the slow down. china's leaders meet to combat the economic worries. wind turbines putting birds aat risk, scientists say. formula 1 title, u.s. grand prix we'll have details later on in the program. br
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>> why do you think you didn't get the medal of honor? >> a lifetime without the honor they deserved... >> some say that it was discrimination... >> revealing the long painful fight, to recognize some of america's bravest... >> he say.. be cool...be cool... >> ...proudest moment in my life.. >> honor delayed a soledad o'brien special report only on al jazeera america >> a reminder of the top stories here on al jazeera. hundreds of people have been killed in an earthquake in southern asia. the 7.5 magnitude quake centered in afghanistan. a report obtained exclusively at al jazeera indicates the myanmar has are carried out a humanitarian
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crisis against rohingya. slovenia for one continues to deal with tens of thousands of new arrival, but volunteer say they are being prohibited from receiving hem. robin forrester-walker has the story. >> the promise of 400 extra police from the european union to manage this unparalleled scale of migration may come as a relief for the slovenian authorities but relief for the refugees? i tried to ask people how they spent the last night. not enough water said this man. they had been waiting for hours. finally some were allowed to leave for an austria bound train. but members of this family had been left behind. >> one of my brother and my sisters' husband, the camp they didn't let them come out. >> reporter: hopefully they
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made it onto the next train but by the afternoon the camp was ready for mor more arrivals. this is a camp waiting for a number of the new arrivals. the humanitarian effort from what we've seen isn't quite as adequate. aid agencies such as medicinees sans frontiers say they have been obstructed getting food from where it's needed. >> to be disallowed to hand blankets to people, this is disgusting, before you even get to be food issues or the restriction of medical aid to those that need it. >> reporter: the civil
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protection agency say volunteers need to register with recognized organizations. but the police are stopping everybody from going in there, this is what's happening. >> i think i'm not from the police but i think that it is for their security. >> reporter: swamped by up to 15,000 hungry and exhausted new arrivals a day, hope for them and the authorities cannot come soon enough. robin forrester-walker, al jazeera, on the slovenia-croatia border. >> teresa vo reports from buenos aires. >> imobt, the leader of the left change coalition forced a powerful ruling party to a second round. the first runoff in argentina's history.
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>> it depends on each one of you. is we won't stop until we achieve it. from now until december 10th i promise you we're going to be a little better. >> his followers celebrate until late at night. many couldn't believe what was going on. >> translator: we are going to go to a historic election and we will win. we are going to win the president i.s. and we are going to be an excellent government. >> reporter: but at the front for victory headquarters, the scene was different. are cristina kirchner's hand pick successor. >> with all my experience i asked the undecided and independent to vote for this agenda for great future for argentine development. >> until a few minutes ago this square was filled with people expressing their support for
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scioli. they expected scioli to get a lot more votes. some have stayed saying they are getting ready for their runoff in november. >> translator: this is the way democracy works. we'll have to convince people that ours is a better choice. >> reporter: analysts say the big challenge is the power that cristina kirchner has when she turns over the power to whoever wins. >> cristina will continue to have influence. coming back in 2019 is going to be difficult for any president. >> with less than a month to go both candidates will now use this time to fight hard for the presidency. teresa vo, al jazeera, buenos aires. >> and oshort time ago teresa sent this update.
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>> even though posts suggested that there could be a second round, nobody expected it to become such a tight race. the difference is when mauricio m macri, go to a second round. and this one says, two countries, showing the big differences that exist between one candidate and the other. the big surprise here has been that the left change party has given a very close aid of cristina kirchner, the largest in argentina, this is the first time that a woman is going to be ruling in a stronghold. on the streets of buenos aires everyone was surprised about sunday's results. >> a transition was necessary because there were many years that people that could not support the government felt they couldn't speak. the results show that people are
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tired and they showed it with their vote. >> translator: we want a chance. some things were done correctly by this government and now we want someone that can improve things a bit. >> reporter: agentianargentine going to vote for the first time, masta, will show his support for either scioli or mauricio macri. many of them also voted for change. >> meanwhile a former comedian has won guatemala's presidential election. jimmy morales took nearly 70% of the vote. as david mercer reports from guatemala city. >> celebrations in the streets of guatemala city as jimmy morales supporters savor his
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presidential victory. view him as a hero, a man of humble beginnings who will lead the country for the next four years. >> translator: we are all happy. jimmy morales, aside from being an academic, san artist. he's a sensible man. we know that he will act with love in his heart towards us and his country. >> reporter: former television comedian morales clinched the vote in the second round of presidential elections on sunday. the 46-year-old beat out his political rival sandra torrez beating nearly dumb the amount of votes torrez received. >> let us do the most in our power so that guatemala will be the best, constructing guatemala is not a plan for one man or two men, but for each and every citizen of this great nation. >> the political outsider drew a
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crowd. morales lack of political experience won him support from many guatemalans who see the government as corrupt. >> we have seen someone who doesn't have a strong political party, who spent very little, goes against mantra that you must spend more than your opponent. people have chosen the only candidate who hasn't been a part of the traditional political class. >> brought down guatemala's president, otto perez molina is now in prison for tax fraud and corruption. demanding an end to political corruption, morales will take office in january but he's not in for an easy ride. he'll have to face limited government resources and a
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divided congress and yet he'll be under enormous pressure to put through political reforms. david mercer, al jazeera in guatemala city. >> more than 120 have been injured after a high speed ferry crashed between macao and hong kong. saw the boat hit an object in the water and lose power. dozens were lost in 2013 in a similar incident. ruling communist party meeting in beijing try to work out a five year plan dealing with slow growth. rob mcbride from beijing. >> reporter: it might seem out of place, a vestige of early communism but this five year plan comes at a time of importance in china's development. people will be waiting to see what china sets as its gdp targets. with the economic growth rates slowing, people are anticipating
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a figure well below the current 7%. this comes at an important time as china transitions away from a economy driven by investment and large infrastructure projects, more into consumerism. that depends on people having more money to spend and an important aspect of this 75 year plan is how the government delivers a hire income society one where people have a greater share in the nation's wealth. >> i don't think the policy is going to change my life. >> translator: i think some industries might do better. like my business, real estate. >> translator: of course if we have more money we will spend more. >> reporter: apart from the economic targets are the important social goals of the five year plan such as greater welfare help for some of the 70 million people in china who are officially below the poverty line here. and also, possibly further relaxations of the one-child policy with the country facing tall problems of a graying
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population. in a society where sometimes the decision-making is not very transparent, or even opaque, the five-year plan gives one of the clearest indicators of just the kind of society china wants to see itself become in the future. >> lebanon's prime minister says he's doing what he can to clean up beirut streets, garbage has been piling up for months, now heavy rain has made it even worse. paul tradergian reports. >> a river of trash flows down the middle of a lebanese street. it's hard to imagine this place was once the destination of choice for the world's jet settle. now residents of beirut have to tread carefully. >> we were covered with rubbish. we were swimming amid the rubbish. this is how our government works. >> reporter: garbage has been piling up in the city since the summer. residents have no choice but to dump their trash on the streets. many fear the unsanitary conditions will lead to
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illnesses and des spread by insects. since lebanon's largest landfill reached full capacity in july, the gridlocked government has not been able to identify a new site. now heavy rain over the weekend sprespread litter from the stres and trash all over the a city. volunteers from the you stink group of have been trying to help. dawning face masks to handle the stench, volunteers pick up what they could. >> the main idea was to clean the banks of the river and because of the rain we were obliged to pitch the trash into the river in order not to invade the homes, the health situation is going becoming very dangerous. >> reporter: the garbage crisis has ignited mass protest against the government. angry residents took to the
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streets four weeks ago. they demand he parliament take action or resign. anti-government protesters are accusing lawmakers of corruption. they say parliament members are busy lining their own pockets. they are demanding the government provide basic services. >> all 24 ministers have veto power now and they are debating their share of everything in power. and basically crippling the entire government which has not met for the past six weeks in any meetings. the council of ministers is totally crippled and the country's left without leadership. >> a national dialogue is scheduled for monday. on the agenda is the latest crisis plaguing a city once considered the paris of the middle east. paul tradergian, al jazeera. >> wind energy is one of the cleanest ways to generate electricity.
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but wildlife bolingse biologistt it kills birds. >> altamont pass is also a prime habitat for the majestic bird the people call the lion of the sky. in just this area last year, at least 2,000 golden eagles and other protected raptors were killed by turbine blades. >> when clear evidence that so many eagles are using this area are feathers. >> when the first turbines were erected here in the 1980s no one realized the deadly toll they would take. the government has granted wind farm operators short term permits to allow for a small number of accidental killings.
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but a court recently rejected a 30 year permit that wouldn't require any assessment of the environmental impact. as older models like these are moth balled and dismantled companies are working on newer versions that are bigger and yet safer. hundreds of old turbines will be replaced by 48 new machines producing twice as much energy, enough to tollly power google's new corporate headquarters niche. avoiding their blades as they swoop down on their prey . studies show that the rates have been lowered substantially. if they are lowered enough, for population stability fringes golden eagles we don't know >> another are experiment is this launched by google, small
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scale wind turbines attached to tethers. >> they are actually generating energy flying this kite in a circle. it seems too good to be true but it's actually working. >> the tethers pose additional risk to birds who already die hitting communication lines from north to south. tom ackerman, al jazeera, northern california. >> the tour finals. plus,. >> i'm imtiaz tyab, at the centuries old safafir copper market. where parents and children have turned copper into art. why so few of the artisans remain. remain.
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>> to centuries, many have worked in the safafeer copper marked in baghdad. as imtiaz tyab reports. >> for 40 years, majik has hammered sheets of copper into works of art. the intricate hand work was taught to him by his father who learned from his father. safir's family have worked from this stand for generations, but he's afraid he's the only one. >> my sons are not going to
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follow in my footsteps. they believe this tradition will be extinct due to the poor security and economic conditions in the country as well as the lack of foreign tourists. >> reporter: baghdad's safafeer market, all sorts of goods are sold here. visited by traders from the middle east, at the time there were hundreds of stalls selling hand made copper goods in the market now only around 15 shops remain, with just five still crafting new pieces. the artisans of the safafeer copper market say it's not just successive wars, economic sanctions now nearly nonexistent tourism that has hurt their profession, it's also the growing popularity of cheaply made factory goods that are produced in a similar style.
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this coffee pot was imported from india. safar says goods like these are roughly assembled by machines and made out of inexpensive materials but the retchly can as cost less than a quarter of his hand made creations. so he's left with little choice but to sell them in order to make his business stay afloat. >> when i sell one of my hand made items it feels like parting with a piece of my body. would you believe it is because i spend so much time making each piece, i dare these factory machines to craft such beautiful art like this. >> artisans are calling on the government to invest in the industry but few hope it will, and are all but sure that the copper craftsmanship will soon disappear for good. imtiaz tyab, at the safafeer market in baghdad.
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now to sport. >> lauren thank you so much. general secretary gianni infantino, made the decision just hours before the deadline for candidates. uefa's president's right hand man for years despite being suspended by fifa for a payment by outgoing president sepp blatter. along with the head of the asian confederate, tokyo segwali david naquid and michel platini. more from outside fifa headquarters in zurich. >> the aim of the investigation has been to bring transparency
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to fifa. another day of confusing messages. the main story is that sheik salman the president of the asian confretion wa confederati. with him now suspended he said he had been encouraged to run for presidency himself. that followed uefa holding an emergency executive committee teleconference. , running to give credibility and strength to uefa with platini suspended it really does suggest that platini will not be able to run in the race to be the next uefa president. 1-nil lead in the three match series.
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england started the series, they couldn't handle pakistan spinner, finishing on three for 53. yassar shah, somewhat assembli g the uefa star. final day on 20 for one chasing 244 for win. while the user started aggressively they collapsed with sri lanka's spinners. intoalg oubowling out for 171. dicive loss to westham on sat. he's been charged over his language and behavior towards
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the match officials. second seed garbine ilorusu has won her first match, the spaniard who is making her debut at the season-ending tournament, easy win in straight sets. this year in wimen wimbledon sh. 30-year-old brit30-year-old. >> the lewis hamilton's mercedes crew were just as excited as the british driver was, after a thrilling finish on the awrch circuit. the greatest moment of his life was set up by another one of his greatest drives. qualifying in the race took place within hours of each other. yet hamilton was still
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aggressive from the start in the tricky conditions. he grabbed the lead from second place on the grid as he banged wheels with rossberg at the first corner. forcing back wide and back to fourth spot. the britain dropped back to fourth but rossberg gained the lead again after 22 lengths following the pit stops. but the first of two safety cards brought hamilton right back into the race. only 12 drivers would end up finishing an incident-packed afternoon. weaving himself into the pits, late pit stop seized his opportunity. overcome with emotion hamilton let fans and interviewer, elton
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john know what it meant to him. >> i can't find the right words right this second to tell you how aplaysing this feels and just that i couldn't do it without this team who have powered me for the last three years and really taken me on board and really help nurture me with a car and just faultless, i love you guys, thank you so much for everything you do for me. >> the win not only helped hamilton become back to back champion but also the first driver to win 30 or more races in six successive seasons. al jazeera. >> that's all your sport, back to lawn i lauren in london. >> quick reminder. the address is aljazeera.com. that's it to us on the newshour
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