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>> announcer: this is al jazeera. from our headquarters in doha, here is what is coming up in the newshour. >> election day in turkey. the resuming party hopes to regain its priority. al-shabab attacks a hotel, killing 15 people a day of mourning in russia after a plane crash in sinai. the egyptian minister says there
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was no distress call. we are in kenya where one person's waste is another person's energy. it could solve two environmental problems at once hello. polling stations to close in less than an hour. the general election is a challenge for the a.k. party. it failed to win seats in the poll in june and couldn't form a majority government. it comes amid security concerns. since june there's been a wave of violence leaving hundreds of home dead. bernard smith is in the south-east and omar saleh. polls are closing in about an hour. how has the turn out been so
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far. >> well, it's been very high vetter turn out across turkey. this is what we are hearing. as far as the polling station where i am, there are 7,500 registered voters. in about 50 minutes ago i asked the head of the polling station and he said around 85% of the voters showed up. it is pretty high. turkey is known to have one of the highest turn outs in the world. in the june elections 86% of the 54 million voters showed up. turkish citizens have voted. >> we'll leave it there for now. oma reversing to the election. here is how the four parties
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performed. of the 550 seats in parliament they secured 558. almost 41% of the vote, not enough to govern alone. the secular party, 131 sads, the nationalist party, and the pro-kurdish people, democratic party, h.d.p. had 808 seats, 13%. in recent polls support reached 42% giving it 276 seats that it needs to govern on its own. h.d.p. has to secure at least 10% of the vote if it's to get into parliament. let's find out what people are saying about that, and bring in bernard smith. he is joining us from south-east turkey. back in june, that's where it went wrong for the abbing parliament, where you are.
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>> yes, polls on the east of turkey went darker. there was a high kurn out. there was more than 80% in june. it was compulsory to vote. it should benefit all parties. a lot of the conservative kurdish voters that the akp relied on, that keeps it in power, they switched allegiance. many voted for the h.d.p., for many reasons, put some felt that the akp was no longer issued. that helped them get over the threshold and got it representation in parliament. they hope to happy that the this
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time around. and largely because the a.k. party has not tried to win back the voters that it lost, it's concentrating on winning naturalist voters. it means the h.d.p. will perhaps hold on to the voters in june. >> thank you for that update. mark shapiro fighters in somali -- al-shabab fighters in somali claimed responsibility for an attack killing a member of parliament. victoria gatenby has more. >> a suicide bomber detonates ex-pleasing plogss. -- explosions. a car is on fire outside. used to blast its way in to the
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compound. the hotel was popular, a current and former member was among the dead. senior officials were killed. one mp called the attack a dark day. >> i was at the scene of the explosion. >> i was on the ground much part of my bodies was bleeding. i was with another journalist. somali soldiers were called in. >> it's clear, if you look at event in somalia, that al-shabab has the capability to org nice major terrorist attacks in the
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capital. it's unfortunate that they occur sporadically. the government forces are in the offensive. fighters killed 147 people in an attack. somali has civil irrelevant. four years ago al-shabab was pushed out of major city, with the help of african unions. attacks like this show government and supporters have more russian and egyptian investigators are set to analyse recordings. russia is observing a day of
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learn for passengers and crew aboard the metro airbus. it crashed en route from sharm el sheikh to pieter. peter sharp is in -- pieter. peter shop is in st. petersburg. >> the teams arrived in the area yesterday. the debris stretches 30 square kilometres. the plane must have broken up commercially. a piece intact was the flight deck. and the cockpit. the black boxes were recovered, virtually intact. we hope to come to some
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conclusions about what happened to that aircraft. this could go on for some time. they are the latest airline to suspend fights, and it joins lufthansa that made the same decision yesterday, until the results of how that flight came down are known sting ahead on the al jazeera newshour, a step towards democracy as voters prepare for the first properly elected elections. and in afghanistan, children recruited to fight for i.s.i.l. new zealand lifted the rugby world cup for a record third time after beating australia in the final in london.
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first, the u.n. special envoy to syria arrived in damascus. stefan met the foreign minister two days after world leaders met in vienna to try to end the 4-year civil war. syrian government and opposition leaders were not at the summit. but iran was represented for the first time. the world powers and regional rivals, and the renewal of stalled broker talks. elsewhere in syria, i.s.i.l. suicide bombers seized a small town in homs, killing and wounding 50 government forces. the british-based syrian serve try launched the attack on saturday. in nigeria, confronted by
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operation group. opposition fears that kurds are given too much power. zeina khodr explains. >> reporter: america's partners on the ground. the forces announced the start of an offensive in the nearby corner of the country. newly formed allegiance incluned kurdish forces and the obama plans to deploy in syria to help in the fight. >> it is the first step in the military campaign. many groups are participating in support of this.
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>> reporter: the protection is not knew. they have cleared many areas of i.s.i.l. it has been trying it move more. leaders say it's a unified national force. despite that, the y.p.g. is criticised by many, including turkey, for creating their own state. >> when they are using and have groups joining them. it is clear from the part of other rebels, that this is a force trig to implement a plan. the ywg controls host of the area. this is expected to be the prelude the y.p.g. is 50km north, but they refused to prep
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further, with algerian rebels taking the lead. a group found in the province, it's leader, an historic battle. >> the syrian force is not just to end the presence. it is a goal shared by the united states that has decided to send troops on an advisory mission for the first time to syria. the expected deployment and support for the y.p.g. is causing tensions. u.s. ground involvement in syria is focused on fighting i.s.i.l. the secretary of state said the u.s. is not entering the war. this is angering the opposition
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groups,not just wore idea by the y.p.g. i.s.i.l. sfighters say they are taking more territory. al jazeera gained access to areas held by the armed group. how they are reporting children to fight for them. >> translation: another generation of our grandchildren are being brain washed. this is the rest of the province, and those giving reference pledged allegiance to islamic state of iraq and levant. al jazeera has been given rare access to the front lines in eastern afghanistan, where i.s.i.l. says it's gaining ground. they seem to be preparing to stay, as their recruitment is aimed at the young. i.s.i.l. fighters seem comfortable in the village life. there is a fear of drone strikes, but their biggest enemy
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is the afghan taliban. >> thank god there's a calafat. that's why we pledge allegiance. >> taliban fighter are defending territory from the military and from gunmen. >> reporter: taliban fighters are defending territory from the military and i.s.i.l. gunmen. >> translation: we don't agree with the brothers who want i.s.i.l. in afghanistan. the taliban are already here. there's no need. why would you join them al jazeera was given access to two of the group's bases. the numbers don't appear to be large, but more are in hiding. >> there are many fighters all over the province, a large number of foreign fighters come from saudi arabia and europe. they are here, but can't talk face to face. >> reporter: more chilling than their aims are the methods. these 13 and 17-year-olds are ready to become suicide bombers. they say they have been trained by foreigners and don't fear giving up their lives. their declared target is a
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commander, a former governor, notorious for his ruthlessness. he said suicide attackers don't scare him. civilians who have seen war for decades are afraid of violence. thousands have been displaced as i.s.i.l. enters the conflict between the government and the taliban. in the remote mountainous areas, i.s.i.l. is finding sanctuaries to grow stronger you can watch the documentary "i.s.i.l. where are and the taliban", on jazz, airing sunday 2000 hours g.m.t. >> a palestinian man has been shot dead by the israeli army in the occupied west bang. israelis saying he attempted to stab a soldiers. north-east of hebron soldiers fired at the palestinian, killing him.
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71 palestinians have been killed. in hebron, palestinian funerals have taken place. hundreds marched. the return of the body to the family was delayed it's nearly 20 years since the assassination of former president rabin. killed by a jewish man opposed to the peace protest. former u.s. president bill clinton who worked closely with rabin, spoke at the rally. >> he never stopped saying other people, including his adverse air yairs, whose children were entitled to the same
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possibilities in life as his own. the third thing i learnt from him is he refused to give up his dream of peace in the face of violence. south korea, china and japan held their first trilateral talks. the leader pledged to boost trade cooperation, marred by territorial dispute. harry fawcett has more from seoul japan's prime minister, stepping on to the tarmac in seoul must have been akin to stepping food on hostile territory. incensed by his approach to history. the south korean government admonished him. the president refusing to meet him.
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for park geun-hye, talks stalled for three years is deemed necessary. >> i'm hope that some will serve as a catalyst, sprengedenning and contributing bilateral relations. >> during the talks. they extended efforts to a free trade agreement. and committed to work towards resuming long-stalled talks on the north korean program. prime minister shinzo abe called for an effort on the issue of japanese abductees in the country. >> translation: on the state of regional affairs, i appeal to both leaders about solving the issues of people that are ab conducted. under president park geun-hye south korea has been improving ties, one that contains a shared suffering.
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both governments accuse the prime minister of closing over the past wrongs. >> we grow to handle sensitive matters, including facing history towards the future. and develop stable trilateral relations in all aspects. is the president will hold a face to face meeting on london. it's destined to be short. lacking in substance. symbolism is important. it wants to see two key regional allies mend its legship. >> in myanmar, it's the final week of campaigning for the first properly contested election following 50 years of military rule. aung san suy kyi is holding a rally in yangon. her party faces the ruling party in most constituencies.
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if neither party wins a majority. they are expected to forge alliances and form a government. florence louie sent this update. >> there's not been reliable opinion polls leading to the election. many political commentators predict the national league for democracy will win the majority. the mld is concerned about inaccuracies and said tha they could be anywhere between 30-80%. they had to contend with dirty tactics. in a count where anti-muslim sentiment has been exploited, they have been accused of being a pro-muslim party. and that means it's chosen not to field a muslim candidate. a move heavily criticized. a third fact is the fact that ethnic people will likely choose
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their own ethnic parties. whoever wins the election, the military will still be an important force because the way the constitution is drafted. it's guaranteed 25% of seats in parliament with the right to appoint the home minister, giving it control over security and the justice system. for post elections, it will not be the general's view of a democracy, but the election is viewed as a step to the democratic process. seven people have been arrested in maldives following the finding of weapons. the weapons include rifles, handguns, grenades and discovered on a seabed 130km north-west of mali. the arrests come a day after malaysia deported a man to the maldives, and is suspected of involvement in the alleged assassination attempt on the
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president. he escaped unheard from that explosion in septembered, but his -- september, but his wife was injured. >> talks between warring parties to begin in november. there's a security summit in bahrain. civilians were suffering and need a solution. the 8-month civil war killed thousands, causing a humanitarian crisis. cyclone chapala is expected to hit yemen on tuesday. the strongest system recorded that far south in the arabian sea. >> in the united states tornados floods battered texas. 7 centimetres of rain very well in an hour. let's find out if that where is improving in texas. >> it's waiting. it is better, and prospects are
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good. let's look at the satellite. it's an obvious long stroke. the brightest is in the golf of mexico and louisiana. things are improving. it's been going on since last neither. san francisco, austin - this is tornado. forget the flooding, this is a tornado. the flooding is widespread, only slowly succeeding. in austria, it was about 134 all in 24 hours. it is raining, the heavy yests moves on from there, and associated with a slow-moving frontal system whose driving force is over canada where it's more record of interviewry in nature. in the next 24 hours, you have the rain back into texas, running through mississippi,
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alabama, georgia and the carolinas. that is the picture. interestingly, at the same time as that is going away. what is coming into california could be useful. that is rain that turns into snow un in the mountains. just where you want it. >> more bodies washed up on the greek island. they were carried away by forensics officers, and volunteers. more than 60 people, half children, died in the past four days while trying to reach lesbos and other greek islands in. many are fleeing the war in syria sierra leone could be a week away were being declared ebola free. 4,000 died from the violence. since the outbreak in west africa. for those that survived, the battle is not over. we have more from the capital.
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>> reporter: this is an ebola survivor, contracting the disease her mother said she's grateful to be alive. her health is bad. getting through day-to-day activities is a challenge. >> it's heavy, i can feel them. >> reporter: along with the pain she has blurred vision in her left eye. she takes treatment but had to stop her work. she worries about her children. >> that's a big problem. my kids have to eat. >> reporter: sierra leone has 4,000 ebola survivors, there's cases of survivors going partially or completely blind after being cured from the virus. with fewer opthalmologists it's a cause for concern. this doctor treated about 1,000 survivors, and said there's indications that the body can linger for months.
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more reference is needed. >> my plea is for people to help us do more research, and the complications that are rising. >> reporter: medecins sans frontieres or m.s.f. is operating a clinic for ebola survivors, they offer free consultations, medical treatment, and say the stigma ebola face can be traumatic. many are shunned by their own families. >> the situation is really, really dire. some have lost their source of livelihood. some have a lot of psychosocial problems that need attention. otherwise it will just compound the problem. >> reporter: she hopes treatment will improve her eyesight, but the hardest part is not having her mother around any more.
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the loss of a loved one, one of the challenges thousands of survivors of the virus in west africa have to deal with here is what is coming up on the newshour. [ ♪ ] celebrations and validation for guinea's president. the court scenes aside complaints over the election results. a round of man versus machine. how some gadgets designed to help us could be doing the opposite. and in sport. the world's first games wraps up. details coming up a little later. later.
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the top stories on the al jazeera newshour. polls about to close in turkey, where people are about to vote for the second time in five months. the president cast his ballot. the general election called when the a.k. party failed to call a government after the application in june. shabar gunmen attacked a hotel. two explosions hit the hotel popular with politicians russian and egyptian investigators analysed a black box recorder. they observe a day of mourning. they have 225 passengers and crew. more than the mormentry
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elections -- parliamentary elections in turkey. we go to voters in ankara. >> turks are called upon to vote for the next government. a plethora of different parties running, contesting the parliamentary elections. turksy, hist likely -- turkey, historically has a tie turn out when it comes to elections, 80% or more. this is the fourth time voters take to the polls, there's no voter fatigue. that's an important pace on the election and joining people that are ledgeable to vote. why are they voting? >> we are voting to shape our democracy. >> reporter: what are the main issues? >> for the stability of this
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country and we hope to see the unity and free of democracy. >> reporter: let's get another opinion from this young lady. what are the main concerns you have as a young turk? what makes you come and vote? >> we have many concerns. the main issue is democracy and justice. i don't believe there's justice for a long time. we want justice and democracy. after that we want economic stability, job, everything. >> thank you, so there is strong feelings across sections of society with different views. like i say, turkey witnessed an unstable interior since the last elections because of a failure to form coalition. there is a lot hanging on the turn out and the results of the elections. >> another main concern among
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voters is security. the country suffered several attacks. on july '34 civilians were killed in a suicide bomb attack targeting a gathering of n.g.o.s. on sent 6, 16 soldiers were killed in a bomb attack in a town on the boarder with iraq. in the north-eastern city, an attack on a police mini van left 10 dead. on october 10th, the greatest loss of life. 102 died in a pom attack. hundreds died and fighting. 145 turkish security personal have been killed. while more than 240 p.k.k. fighters have been killed. 640 people lost their lives in violence, and that is in the
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hast four months alone. we'll speak to a senior fellow in al jazeera. at the studies center. how will the security situation affect the vote we see taking place in turkey. >> the security situation is a maker topic among the parties. there is a security situation related to the issue of governance not in place. the government contended that it is vulnerable to security challenges, bordering on the civil war. pulled over. >> you are talking about syria. >> because like this, three major terrorist attacks swn
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linked to i.s.i.s., even though they have not claimed responsibility. it has a big impact. nevertheless, the impact on the people for voting is limited. turkey has consolidated. >> when you say limited, does that apply to the kurdish areas, where the h.d.p. is strong. >> one of the major terrorist attacks took place in front of the june elections. it contributed, creating sympathy with the pro-kurdish agency. actually, there is no second part in turkey's history.
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>> do you think they'll get the same numbers as in the last election. tell me 13% - tell me what you think the outcome of the turkey election is polls closing soon under an hour's time. they get the same amount of the vote. with some minus - less than 1%, less than one per cen. it will get the same votes. they want a major change in terms of revolt. the margin of the votes, that the previous army needs is lower too. less than 3%. itself hard to say whether
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turkey has a single coalition government. either turkey will have a coalition government base the ruling parties has the seats below the threshold required to form the majority government or turkey has a party with a few seats above the threshold that one party needs to form for the single party government. so, therefore, it's tightly fought election. >> sounds like it. we'll leave it there for now. thank you for giving us your analysis. >> in azerbaijan the people are voting in the parliamentary elections. the president's ruling party sp expected to win. most opposition parties are shunning the vote. they are accusing the government of the harassment. the government denies this. >> the highest courts in guinea confirmed the results of the
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presidential election, dismissing claims of fraud. >> a dance of victory. this is how they felt by the latest ruling of the constitutional court, moments before the chief judge validated the results of presidential election held three weeks ago. alpha conde has been elected president. >> reporter: the election commission declared alpha conde as winner. three opposition candidates notched vote rigging and fraud. the court found the claims baseless. >> the election was fine and it
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was peaceful. we are happy with the result. alberto contador is not a thief. he won with the blessing of god. >> this was the second presidential vote since 60 years ago. violence in the week before the polls marked the campaigning. there was high turn out and little incident. >> the election took place in a peaceful manner, and the period after had the experience a quiet situation. >> reporter: alpha conde faces several challenges. the outbreak lingering, and a slump in metal prices affecting exports. for now, supporters are celebrating five more years in his leadership environmental activists in
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kenya try to make the community more energy efficiently, catherine wambua-soi has the story. >> reporter: this woman is teaching women in her neighbourhood about coal. it's not just about coal, it's taking longer, odour less. buying something new, north-west, they have a tough job convincing people to buy. >> translation: people normally ask me is it really safe. they are very conservative. the first reaction is shock. i explain to them that this has been tested and proven to be safe. >> they are known for the flower fans, which earns the government
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millions in export, but it's a sanitation hazard that not enough toilets and disposal waste system. so most is dumped in the lake. a nonprofit organization is helping to change that. they come in at a cost. when you look at that those using them for from their house. >> reporter: sanitation has been giving people toilet boxes like this one, and collecting waste twice a week for a fee of $5 a month. the waste is brought here for treatment. solar concentrators is meant to kill everything that is harmful, a process that takes a day to make sure the waste is clean and fit enough to go into that processing plant. >> in a fairly simply process, human waste is mixed with stems thrown away to make this. in is mostly sold to industries.
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workers here are increasingly reaching out to people at home. >> in a lot the areas, they don't have gas stoves, and they have a 3-stone fire and we found this is perfect for working with the mechanics. >> many use charcoal and firewood. the plan is to reduce cutting down trees and help with waste management. it's a good idea for a country where 7 out of 10 lack a household toilet and 5% of human waste is treated before being released into the environment. those working to popularize if say the biggest challenge is to convince people that human waste can be good here is what is coming up after the break. all the sports news, and game 4 of the world series. na in a moment. moment.
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as machines get smarter and efficient people's jobs are under threat. atms placed bank teller, airport machines do away with check-in staff. we look at northern cox, an an area that is workerless. as those in the north-west
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demand higher wages, here the the customer is the aweder taker. if takes a few minutes. there's no visible staff, other than a lone concierge to help the technically challenged. >> it's about delivering food. it's highly nutrition. >> it brought automation and curiosity to dine, and touches every aspect of our lives, it's changing the way we live and work. goog of has, itself, driving car. dank ler is preparing an 18-wheeler like this on the world's roadway. avt makes machines that sells anything sold by a clerk. from coffee to ♪ cones, propane and ipads. >> automatic retailing is about gratification. it tells you right away.
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>> it can help you do whatever you want to the need to do. we have done hundreds of vending machines. >> reporter: robots replaced manufacturing and service jobs. they now pose a threat to white collar workers. >> robots, machines will displace workers, no doubts about that. we see research into areas like creative machines, algorithming creating new designs, writing symphonies, pointing art. >> the rise of automation could make products cheaper, but it co affect more workers faster than anyone expects. this will happen faster than anyone thinks. i'm talking about dramatic changes in the next five years. the wiping out the taxi industry. and within 10 years the entire industry is decimated. >> one growth is repairing
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machines. and now an update on the sports story. >> thank you. nz is the first team to successfully defend the rub by world cup, beating australia. watch the action at the twickenham. >> reporter: the great antipathy and rivals new zealand and australia in the final of the rugby world cup together in the first time. in weather more familiar to the southern hemisphere than london in october.
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>> the last team we want to meet. now that we are here, can't wait to be here. >> legends, legends, beaten by the young bucks. >> reporter: the all blacks reached the favourites on a record-run of 13 world cup victories, australia hoping to peak when it mattered the most. the early pressure giving dan carter a chance to open the scoring in the world cup fine, but the last international. the all blacks were doing the attacking, brokering the resistance. a try, a deserved 16-3 lead, and the start to the second half was as devastating. that player who passed 100 caps with a scintillating try. that tonne team would not dream of giving up. not in a world cup final, and found a way to surge over. the comeback continued when they crossed the try line, the cap back down to four points. carter made the save, a superb drop goal, a long distance kick. and the final points of the tournament. by the time bowden barrett broke
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free to score, victory was safe. new zealand the first nation to retain the world cup. the trophy lifted by ritchie mccaw described as the best to a played for the all blacks. but with special players around him. >> it's not so much being here, doing your job the best you can, when you have 15 men, 23, they say enhance it. new zealand says live and breath, now they have a team called by many the greatest history. this has been a tournament of memorable games, surprising results, and no surprise at who ended up the champions. >> former new zealand player michael jones, a part of the team that won the first world cup in 1987 says the all back side is -- all black side is the best ever. >> the guys did a fantastic accomplishment for the country, we are small, they are ambassadors, but there's no doubt that the one on one show
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convincingly, they are the greatest all black team we had. it's all credit to the group. the coaches from the time they won it four years ago, they have been planning for this day, and they certainly thought bringing the cup home, they were proud of them. >> kansas city royals are a win away from clinching the baseball world series for the first same since 1985. they won 5-3 at the new york mets in game 4, taking a 3 manufacture 1 lead. richard has more. >> reporter: the new york mets were looking for their second game to level it against the kansas city royals. it started well. michael conforto became the youngest player to hit a home run in the world series since 2003.
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the rookie hit another over the fence in the bottom of the fifth, as the mets took a 3-1 lead. kansas city lost the world series to the san francisco giants, and they battled back into the game. lorenzo cain pulled back a run. the game slipping out of their hands in the eighth. a mistake by daniel murphy allowing the royals to tie the allowing the royals to tie the game at 3-3. they then took the lead through a single. and in the same innings, salvador perez hit a single, putting the royals 5-3 up. the mets had a chance to level or win the game at the bottom of the ninth, but john as left early, great game-ending double play. the royals taking a 3-1 lead on the series. feels great. >> we know we have a tough team.
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got to come back to work tomorrow and find a way to beat the guys again. >> kansas city clinches the series with victory one of the greatest horses in racing history, american pharaoh retired with another victory. the triple crown winner stormed ahead to win the $5 million breeders cup by 6.5. well, he broke the track record in kentucky by 5 seconds. earlier this year american pharaoh was the first horse to sweep the kentucky derby, preakness and belmont in 37 years formula 1 will return to mexico for the first time in 23 years on sunday. as the country holds its first grand prix since 1992. nico rosberg starts from poll, the german beating newly crowned world champion and team-mate lewis hamilton to the front of the grid.
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nico rosberg is battling sebastien vettel for second in the drivers standings with three races to go. sebastien vettel will be third on the grid this race marks a homecoming of thoughts for formula 1 fans in mexico city, as john holman explains. >> reporter: the biggest motor race on earth is in town. formula 1 is returning to mexico city after a 23 years absence, and the fans in the city couldn't be happier. >> fans in mexico, as you see in the shirts and everything. we have the spirits receiving it every year. >> the sport is popular here in mexico, and the original ticket for the race itself sold out in a matter of hours. fans wait, the city laying on a zone, meeting, trying their hand at go-carting, and there's simulators for drivers to practice, and the pit stop area and replica car for budding mechanics to brush up on skills. >> it makes it satisfying that
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formula 1 returns to mexico. we are flattered that the high quality event is here. >> the drivers get into the mexican swing of things. lewis hamilton tries his hand at wrestling. >> i'm here to have fun. it's little more of a relaxed weekend. it's the first grand prix for 23 years. the government and private investment ploughed about $200 million. making sure that the event and track is ready. they hope it will be a boost for the local economy. it's about more than that, it's about being back on the circuit for the most prestigious championship in the motor racing world. the first edition of the world indigenous games has finish d after nine days of sport and intercultural changes.
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the closing ceremony wraps up in brazil. billed as indigenous olympics. it brought together 2,000 athletes from more than 24 countries. it's national parks week in nigeria, some using the event to get consumers to we are text times such as an indigo died fabric. we have this report on a techniqu4 that is as much about art as fashion. >> reporter: this woman is preparing for fashion week. she is using a garment. the dying coming by hand, a technique practised. she is hoping to make it stopular, using it in her collection. >> more and more african designers are looking to their
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roots, creating their own stories. i'm concerned about importation of dutch works and the chinese works and turkish and english because this is what is seen. >> mackeyo has been positive. president obama warned the indigo died fabric to state winners, and an oscar winning actress to hollywood parties. one dress can cost $2,000. these dyes are behind the out fit. they crush the leaves into balls, leaving it to dry in the sun. they are balled into a natural solution, it has to be cleaned several times before it's ready to wear. making one can take more than 10 days. the technique is difficult and
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takes a long time to complete, meaning not enough can be produced. let alone international demand that there might be fashion week organizers says the use shows that government action is needed to ensure the art form doesn't die out and calls on investors to invest in the designs. >> it's about nigeria's history, culture, artisan, something passed down from generation to generation, it's community, an impact. >> if these steps are taken, nigerians will depend less on imported fabrics, and show off home-made clothes instead thank you for watching the newshour, more news in a moment.
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>> election day in turkey, the ruling party hopes to regain it's parliamentary majority. >> you're watching al jazeera live from doha. also coming up: al shabab attacks a hotel in somalia's apartment calendar, killing 15. >> a day of mourning in russia after a plane crashed in egypt's sinai. the minister of aviation said there was no distress call. >> a new round of man versus


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