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this is america tonight. ♪ >> announcer: this is al jazeera. ♪ hello and welcome to the news hour, i'm in doha with the top news stories and the turkey president says the world should respect the results of the election which has the ruling party as majority. the crashed russian plane arrived home and say the plane broke up in mid air. south korea and japan try to solve their problems with women forced into prostitution in the
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war time brussels plus. i'm in argentina where they people say they are not afraid of the implications that beef and processed meat can have in their lives. ♪ turkish president erdogan says the whole world should respect the result of sunday's general election and the ruling ak party received 50% of the vote enough to form a government on its own and erdogan and prime minister say the turkish people voted for stability and we report from ankora. >> reporter: the man of the hour, he addresses supporters in the capitol ankora. >> translator: today is a day of victory for our democracy, for our nation and may god be content with everyone who has
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made this victory possible. >> reporter: going into the elections the act party was hoping to regain the majority they lost last june but the polls did not predict such a victory and turnout was close to 90% being this is the fourth time the turks take to the polls in less than two years and the instability caused by a hung parliament and bomb attacks in the capitol which killed more than 100 people meant there was too much at stake for people to stay at home. the solution to all of this claim the ak party's leader was to bring back stability through returning him to office. as night fell and the results began coming through it was clear the vast majority of leaders had been convinced and ak supporters had reason to celebrate once again. >> i'm very happy obviously and
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i'm happy that a lot of citizens actually went to the polls today and showed that they do want unity over polarization and want a continuous democracy. >> so far we have gained majority and look to unite and embrace all the parties, all the other parties. >> reporter: turkey oos opposition parties were quick to concede defeat. >> translator: we respect the outcomes of the elections in the first of november like we respected the 7th of june and don't want anyone to have any concerns. >> reporter: the pro-kurdish htp barely got enough votes to get in parliament but the leader was critical of the election process. >> translator: with regret i decided it wasn't a fair and equal election and received approximately 11% of the votes without waging a political campaign in the middle of a bloody dooms day. >> the victory surpassed all
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expectations and despite the huge win the ak party and leadership still face challenges including a suffering economy, increased violence and insecurity, not to mention trying to reach the divide in what is a polarized society and the ak party leadership and prime minister face challenges with a renewed foundation. al jazeera, ankora. let's look at how the votes have been spread between turkey's parties ak 39.4% of the vote, enough for majority of 316 seats in parliament. the main opposition chp won 25% of the vote, that is 134 seats. the nationalist nhp secured 11.9% and translates to 41 seats and the pro-kurdish htp party claimed over 10 1/2% on the turkey election rules that is just enough to keep seats in
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parliament with 59 seats. we have correspondents across turkey and bernard smith and the city of the southeast and omar in istanbul and let's start with omar, a big win for the ak party omar and has taken people by surprise, what has been the reaction there? >> reporter: it has surely and i ask and have called supporter for the ak party and his answer was i was shocked and when i ask about support of the opposition he also said he was shocked. now, the results prove that turkey remains a polarized and we will give you an idea of some newspaper headlines that we have, this is proopposition newspaper and it says victory and says the president erdogan's tactics worked out in getting the votes for his former and of course the president used to lead the ruling party.
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the other proak party says ak party swept back into power in the landslide and then finally we have a mainstream newspaper saying that the prime minister who leads the ak party is embracing turkey and a new message for the nation. now, what we have to know why the ak party got the results it has. some analysis suggests they managed to play well on the securi security factor and resonated with people and there is another reason perhaps, the right nhp party, one of the opposition parties here lost a lot of support, that support went to the ak party but the main challenge surely for the ak party now is how to build on this success day one 49%, however, they still need to reach out to the other 51% of
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society if they want to end the polarization in turkey. >> omar thank you for that and we will go to bernard smith who is there and bernard a disappointing night nor kurdish htp party and barely managed to pass the gate to get into parliament at all. >> reporter: disappointing in one way, julie and the htp lost seats but leadership was saying the post election press conference last night remarkable they still managed to get into parliament at all giving the head winds they face in trying to campaign in a very unstable environment in the country between june and november, totally changed atmosphere from the june election. now we know that the htp lost votes, considerable number of votes, more than a million. now in june they got into parliament because they got the vote mainly of nationally
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conservative kurds and secular minded people in the west of the country that voted for them but it was the socially conservative kurds who help get the name but they were essentially borrowed votes. they might have been kurds who once voted for the akp but wanted to show the akp they were disappointed with them in some way and perhaps they felt issues were not being addressed as much as they were in the past but it seems perhaps some of those borrowed socially conservative votes have gone back to the akp and we know in the southeast of the country the htp lost ten seats and eight went back to htp and htp went there and istanbul they lost a lot of votes and a lot of them went to akp in istanbul and the akp lost the votes it borrowed last time and why did they lose it? because of the climate of fear that omar was taking about, the
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fact there had been a lot of violence in the country, the break down of ceasefire between pkk and the turkish state and called on them to lay down their weapons but has not been able to persuade them to do it and may have persuaded people to go back to the security they felt the akp provided. >> thank you very much for that and bernard there. the remains of some of those killed when a russian plane crashed in egypt on saturday have been returned home and went to a morgue in st. petersburg where identification process will begin, russia says the plane broke up in mid air over the sinai peninsula and all 224 passengers and crew were killed. official mourning events will continue in st. petersburg until tuesday. on sunday candles were lit and flowers laid as people gathered in palace square and moscow will
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compensate victims' families and help with funeral arrangements and peter sharp sent an update from st. petersburg. >> at the scene they have been recovering bodies following the crash on saturday and overnight an aircraft from cairo brought back 144 of the victims, now, they will be taken from the airport here to a special purpose built mortuary in the north of the city and matched with dna samples that were taken from their families and it should result in positive identification of the bodies, meanwhile the investigation in the crash goes on but it's going to be sometime, possibly months, before they come up with anything definitive. what we do know is that this aircraft broke up at very high altitude possibly around 30,000 feet from some catastrophic
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effect and the whole area of debris stretches over 20 square kilometers and they are still searching now at the moment. leaders of south korea and japan agreed to speed up talks on so called comfort women and south korea insist they compensate women in brussels before and during world war ii and marry harry faucet reports. >> reporter: in a deep freeze since leaders took office and handshakes and smiles hardly with warmth but this may start the thaw and the president talked for the need of sincerity to heal painful history and spoke of a new era, the future oriented relations and south korea wants japan's minister to address the past and enslavement of tens of thousands of korean women by the japanese army before and during world war ii and compensate the dwindling number of elderly survivors of the so called comfort women's
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system and the bear minimum agreed, a promise to speed up talks on the issue. >> translator: in order to build a forward-looking relationship we should not leave obstacles for the future generations for the comfort women issue. >> reporter: south korean pressing for sincere language on the comfort women sish and the stance on japan's history and policy of loosening restrictions on the present day is in the refusal to meet him and at last that impass has been broken and fewer are happy about that than the united states and tokyo and seoul to move beyond differences and ash ton carter for annual military talks welcome the move talking about the importance of the tri lateral relationship with the to essential regional allies. but there is still plenty of repair work needed and president park did not offer the prime
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minister lunch before his flight home and equally took his entourage to a korean restaurant, harry faucet in seoul. the drowning of dozens of refugees trying to cross into greece brings the spotlight again to their periless journey. report from a natural wonder in botswana under threat and all the sport for you and find out if kansas royals could complete another come back to win the world series. ♪ palestinian teenager shot dead by the israeli army in the occupied west bank and two pal tin yanukovichs approached by soldiers at the checkpoints near the city of jeanene and one of the men allegedly tried to stop a soldier and he was shot and killed, the second palestinian arrested, 72 palestinian and 9
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israelis killed since violence escalated at the beginning of october. now today november the second is the u.n.'s international day to end impunity for crimes against journalists. u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon says it must happen, the violence in israel and occupied territories and tear gas was used against palestinian journalists near ramallah and one was killed accidentally on the job. the international federation of journalist also reports last year 135 journalists lost their lives because of the work they were doing. according to the u.n. more than 700 journalists have been killed in the last decade. the committee to protect journalists between 1992-2015 the deadliest were iraq, syria,
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philippines, algeria and somalia. and he is from the international press institute and joins us now from amman and good to have you with us. we have been hearing today. >> thank you. >> about arab journalists being tear gassed in israel even though they were clearly wearing vests marked press, what do you think about that happening in a country which promotes itself as a democracy and as promoting a free press? >> well, you know, this issue of impunity is a very important issue for protection of journalists. when governments do not check in and figure out who killed, who injured journalists you have a problem. so in many countries you have organized crime, killing journalists and countries and governments covering up for them but in this particular question you ask or palestinian journalists who are tear gassed by israeli soldiers and it has
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been filmed and viewed many times as on your station we have a country which itself is carrying on with the attempts to muzzle the press and do nothing about it. when you have countries that are not supporting freedom of expression that is when you have all kinds of secrecy going on and the public is kept from knowing what the truth is. >> yeah, you mentioned the issue of impunity globally figures say less than 10% of these murders are being investigated or even come to any kind of judge, that is 90% of these cases simply have no legal consequences at all. why is that? >> well, because in many cases the governments are covering up for those who are carrying out the events. sometimes the governments themselves are behind or instigating the tax against
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journalists and other cases the governments have no interest in investigating them because they are supported by organized crime or by groups that maybe the government doesn't want to investigate. in all these cases nobody is protecting the journalists. nobody is standing up for the journalist and no parliament is demanding the journalists could be investigated so governments get away with murder literally in these cases because they are not investigating them and i would put a big question mark about the government's intent and by covering up for these killings governments themselves are either directly or indirectly responsible for these deaths and whenever the governments act in impunity those who are killing continue to kill journalists as we have seen in the years path. if they are not being investigated they know they can get away with murder and you have to put a stop to the impunity. >> so which brings me on to my next question how successful is the international community and
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other governments at putting pressure on these countries to make them more accountable? >> well, it's hard to say how successful we are. i mean journalists are important and because of international distribution and availability of the press governments are much more vulnerable in these cases. and international community is publicizing and is exposing the worst governments, unfortunately the worst governments in terms of impunity are the governments that don't care about what we say and they are acting outside of international law and they don't care about being attacked and criticized with international media, we have to find other methodology and find ways to sanction and to boycott these countries that are violating international law by the way they are dealing with journalists, by the way they are refusing to follow-up
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investigate and hold accountable to those who are killing journalists and injuring journalists, we have to find new ways in addition to exposing them. >> thank you very much indeed for your thoughts there. >> you're welcome. 20 houthi fighters and allies in yemen have reportedly been killed by saudi-led coalition air strikes and happened in the southern province and several camps belonging to the rebels and forces loyal to former president saleh were targeted. syrian activists say government has dropped barrel bombs in the outskirts of the capitol damascus and happened in the suburban al jazeera can't independently verify the video. the fighting has forced millions of syrians to leave for neighboring countries and many of them have been making a periless journey on rickety boats and several have drown
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including children have drown trying to reach the islands. >> reporter: biting wind and choppy waters as the european winter sets in. these boats almost didn't make it, after periless journey across the aegean sea they arrive on the island of lesbos. >> three boats coming low in the water and i guess they were sinking and getting in by a fishing boat in the harbor. >> reporter: nearby along ashore crews remove several bodies that washed up overnight and are grim reminders of exactly what is at stake for those trying to escape conflict at home. europe is struggling to cope with this refugee crisis, many hope to reach germany which has opened its doors to them. >> is i have many friends who went there. and also went there and always tell us there are good people,
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go good. >> reporter: to get there they have to pass through several european countries and croatia wants to speed up the process of registering those crossing the border and will reveal an any camp this week. >> this is a place which is now totally with everything we need from showers, tents, heated tents, containers for our groups and we are not expecting problems from this position. capacity is 5,000 people in one moment. >> reporter: from croatia they will go north to slovania and austria before reaching germany. at each stop they face yet more difficulties. for the country the issue is numbers are more than double they face than previous years, for the refugees it's about doing whatever it takes for a chance at a new life.
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gerald tan, al jazeera. now climate change is top of the french president's agenda as he visits china, the world east biggest polluter and negotiations is crucial for a global deal at the summit in paris and rob mcbride reports from beijing. >> reporter: with low opinion ratings back home what francois hollande is talking about is survival or survival of his legacy as a climate hero and francois hollande has support for the up coming conference in paris aimed at limiting global warning and china's support is crucial. >> translator: france really values the climate summit and a diplomatic goal and china is sharing that and trying to reduce emissions but of course china has a lot of difficulties. >> reporter: this visit is
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after uncharacteristically blue sky days in beijing and as winter sets in and heating increases demand on coal-fired power stations residents know it's a matter of time before smog returns to the northern part of china. as the world's biggest producer of carbon dioxide the emissions are twice those of the united states which is the second highest producer but environmentalists say resent efforts at reducing dependent on cheap, dirty coal helped china turn a corner. >> the good news is the coal used in china has seen decline in last year for the first time in a century and it is still continuing, as a result carbon emissions has stalled in the last year. >> reporter: while china might have some way to go to build its green energy credentials, it's reputation as an environmental villian is changing and the conference may find a friend in
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china, rob mcbride, beijing. political analyst david says getting a binding deal will not be easy. >> china has already made many pledges about what it wants to do for the environment. it needs to do it. it knows it needs to do it. the quality of life issues are really very important now but i think where these negotiations may flounder is aingment that is tested every few years and legally binding and statement of intent and there are issues who pays for this? china i think believes the g 7 countries and developed nations had a century of growing dirty whereas it only had a few decades to spur economic growth and there are three major traders in the world, the united states, there is china and there is europe so china is already a huge partner for the eu, i think there is a billion euro in trade per day going back and forth but
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the eu is made up of various nation and there is competition and competition between europe and the u.s. so france doesn't want the uk to get deals it doesn't get and the europe in general doesn't want the u.s. to be the major partner of china so there is a lot of jockeying back and forth there. >> climate change to bad weather news two people have been killed, when a cyclone hit the remote island and more than 100 homes destroyed and thousands of people evacuated from areas along the coast. weather foresters expect it to reach the mainland on tuesday and we will go to everton to tell us what is the latest on the cyclone. >> tuesday morning in the morning and it is a category three storm and still a dangerous system and look at the satellite you can see the see in the storm and very well
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organized and pushing up to the central part of the coast of yemen with very strong winds and of course the damage and the wind are 195 kilometers per hour and the equivalent of a category three storm and when it does make landfall on tuesday and looking at it as a category one hurricane on the scale with winds around 140 kilometers per hour and still a very destructive system in terms of the winds. we see the rain will probably be a greater significance still and we are looking for big waves as the system pushes this way and you can see the outer bounds lashing southern parts of yemen and as much as nine meters here and looking at a storm surge of up to two meters and with around 2100 people living along the lower levels of the coastal strip there we are expecting major problems and major flooding and rainfall amounts as you can see and maybe around 200 millimeters, i'm getting mixed up in my terms here with a huge
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amount of rainfall coming and these are annual rainfall totals and massive rainfall flooding in yemen in the next few days julie. >> thanks very much for that, coming up, here on the program hoping to be fourth time lucky, nigeria is set to provide identity cards to its citizens and indonesia's paper industry blamed for the toxic haze affecting millions of people in the region. dan carter. >> and in sport we will hear from rugby's new world player of the year. ♪ i just had a horrible nightmare. my company's entire network went down, and i was home in bed, unaware. but that would never happen. comcast business monitors my company's network 24 hours a day
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♪ welcome back, i'm julie and let's remind you of the stop -- top stories erdogan says everybody should respect the general election and ak won 50% of the vote and can now form a majority government. the flight who crashed in egypt says a technical bolt is not a cause and say the plane broke up at high altitude and so far have not named possible causes, all 224 people on board were killed. leaders of south korea and japan have agreed to speed up talks on so called comfort women, south korea has insisted japan compensates women who were forced in military brothels during the first and second world war. let's go back to those election
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results in turkey and speak to a senior scholar at istanbul policy center, good to have you with us. as we know ak party has won a huge majority and is this because they prefer the devil they know or are they worried a coalition government would be too weak to deal with the problems that turkey is facing? >> i mean, all that is true but what we know especially from the kurdish area that the kurdish middle class has got really frightened by the resent tension and violence that erupted again after the 7th of june elections and they reverted back to akp, this is confirmed by the local observers and as for mph which is the second big party which lost votes for the benefit of akp, well, i mean they have
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really played very badly and mhp today has become a kind of second akp, no one knows how long they will survive as a party. >> erdogan says this is a vote for unity but of course 50% of the electorate did not vote for him so how does the act party now reach out to the diseffected and make that a reality? >> unfortunately it will be very difficult. the country is completely divided not into two but there are several, you know, things and which were used and abused by the regime and he will probably push for the presidential system so we may have soon a referendum. he is not far from the number of seats he needs to go ahead with his referendum to change the regime in the country. economic problems are there.
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they are not over, far from it. the da'esh factor is very much in the minds of the people and turkey is very much involved in syria so i think it won't be easy to govern despite the fact that he will have a majority government now. >> you mentioned the referendum there, that is of course the ak party trying to push through a constitution to increase presidential powers, how much of a concern is that? >> well, i mean, the head of the government and the president of the akp has announced very clearly during the campaign that the akp is for the presidential system. i think they will take now they will take the advantage of this
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landslide of last evening and go immediately for the referendum. we may have this referendum sooner rather than later and of course the old polls so far have indicated that the turks are not very keen of this system but no one was expecting the result of last night either. >> interesting stuff and thank you very much indeed for that, speaking to us live from istanbul there. >> thank you. after trying and failing three times nigeria is launching a new identity database and critics say it's a waste of money but will lead to improved services and we have the story from abuja. >> reporter: filling out application forms to have their names included in a new national identity database and also get an identity card, it's an attempt by the government to collect data for planning and to
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improve public services and security and he is applying. after filling out the form he has to have his biometric details taken. >> it will help us in banking and job and secure a job. >> reporter: the project was launched in august of last year but only 7 million people's names are on the database so far, that is less than 5% of nigeria's population of 170 million. the government says a lack of internet in rural areas, poor power supply and lack of money have been factors but in january a law came into place making it difficult to get certain services without a national identity number known as ni number. >> we plan to open a bank account with an ni number. you can deal with transactions in land without an ni number. you cannot deal in pensions.
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you cannot deal with international policies. you cannot deal in tax matters and you cannot obtain a driver's license or electronic passport. >> reporter: since the 1970s there have been three attempts to produce a national identity database and biometric identity card, hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent and are over 20 government agencies already collecting biometric data. >> it's a waste of money. i think ideally if you are to have a national data coalition system then it should serve proposes including being able to extract a voter's registration card and being able to have a database, obtaining a driver's license. >> reporter: they say there is a lack of government transparency about how people's personal data will be used. back at the application center
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he like many who apply will get his card in about three months and the database and card will have improved services the government is promising, al jazeera, abuja, nigeria. in the poll police are using batons and tear gas to clear protesters from a bridge near the border crossing with india and from the minority have been camping out there and they are angry about nepal's new consultation and ignored demands for a separate state and trucks stuck at the border were finally able to pass but other trucks with goods and fuel supplies are still stranded and since august violent protests over the new constitution and more than 40 people have been killed. some of the world's biggest paper making companies accused of helping to have a health hazard for millions of people and vast areas of land are on fire in indinosha and smoke is
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there and we were sent this report. >> reporter: this is the epicenter of indonesia's fire disaster, thousands of hectors used to make paper are on fire. an inferno contributed to the haze affecting tens of millions of people in indonesia and neighboring countries. asia pulp and paper is one of the largest produces of paper and packing and company officials took al jazeera exclusively on a helicopter ride to the worst hit plantation and lack of visibility shows how efforts to control the fires are being hampered and they say the blaze started outside the supplier plantations. >> roughly around 90% of the fires in the concessions coming from outside, yes coming from inside as well and a lot of them we have investigated so far are people coming into the
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conservation areas, hunters, gatherer or people who just went pa past. >> it sounds so easy to me blaming other people. >> i'm not blaming other people. we have responsibility to make sure that the areas of our suppliers is actually protected. >> reporter: this appears to have failed. the company blames extreme drought condition because of the el nino weather system and strong winds for causing the fires to spread rapidly. supermarkets in nearby singapore are boycotting products and blaming the company for the fire which are also affecting the city-state. three years ago the company announced it would stop converting natural forests into plantations. pulp and paper has been scrutinized for years for the widespread forest and now for contributing to the haze and despite government promises to bring those involved to justice this company has not been
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investigated. the government said it wants to focus on fire fighting efforts before taking legal steps against anyone found responsible for starting the fires. >> i think to investigate very much we don't want to hurry through that and we like to do it very steady here. >> and get away with it, right? >> i don't think so but we will solve the problem i told you because the impact of this is really huge, 43 million people of indonesia and a particular area affected by this. >> reporter: the slash and burn practices which has burning down vegetation before planting new ones will be ban. the government also says it will take back hundreds of thousands of hectors from the land from companies and restore it. and as the fires continue to burn, asia pulp and paper says
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they can only be stopped when the rainy season starts in three to four weeks, al jazeera, indonesia. the u.s. space agency has issued an encouraging message about life here on earth, nasa says antarctica is gaining ice and more than makes up for the lost of the glaviers and say it was losing ice but thousands of accumulated snow is out weighing those from glaciers and antarctica is not contributing to rising sea levels and they scrapped the honor system of knights and dames and says the titles are compatible with modern australia. >> a long way from being the most important issue in australia today but it's a change as you know, removing knights and dames from the honor system is a decision the cabinet has taken, her magesty will
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amend the rules of australia and reflects modern us trail yeah and knights and dames are titles that are out of date and not appropriate in 2015 in australia. >> reporter: now to argentina where they love a nice juicy steak and sausage and any meat on the barbecue usually wets their appetite and what do they think about the world health organization linking red meat to cancer? we have been founding out in buenos aires. >> reporter: kilos of red and processed meat in this barbecue in buenos aires. and he says he loves his sausage sandwiches and is not too worried about the world health organization warning. >> translator: but to take a look at all this food and are going to miss this amazing sausage sandwich you cannot
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leave this life without eating th this. >> reporter: according to the world health organization processed meat increases the chance of getting cancer and red meat could probably be a cost too. argentina's eat hundreds of meat a year and in the figure you can include the chicken and kidneys and red meat. barbecues like this one can be seen all around the country and people here say that never minding the risk they won't stop coming. argentina is famous for football, tango and beef and the first cattle were introduced by the spanish in the centuries and this is slowly grilling vast quantities of meat over an open flame and this is based on the cattle herders that once worked in the grass lands of central
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argentina. >> translator: here in latin america we eat a lot of meat, it is our tradition and culture and maybe we have to take more care about what we eat but i believe illness is caused by stress. >> in argentina breast cancer is the most common cause of death among women and lung and prostate cancer is among men. and they say they are trying to raise awareness. >> translator: the reports sent a message and it has raised awareness and we recommend not to eat red meat more than twice a week, it's about a healthy lifestyle and clear about prevention and to have primary care is important and you can reduce cancer by 40%. >> reporter: even the awareness has increased in argentina in recent years culture the first challenge experts face when trying to convince people to lead a healthy life, buenos aires. the day of the dead has been
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celebrated in mexico, women and girls dressed up as katrina's, the skeleton lady katrina was a criticism of upper classes and the dead festival comes from the aztec culture and belief they return to earth each year to visit their loved ones. still to come on the program where is the catch in brazil where crab fishermen are struggling to make a living. a world series win after a 30-year wait. ♪
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now life is tough for fishermen trying to catch crabs in brazil, over fishing in the third largest delta is making them scarce and the government is forced to act and kimberly explains. >> reporter: after he lost his job 20 years ago like so many of his neighbors this was all that was left for pedro to do. >> translator: it is the worst place in the world to make a living, harvesting crops and your clothes are dirty and there are mosquitos and huge downpours you have to work through. >> reporter: unless the crab population returns to its former abundance it is not work 50-year-old pedro wishes for any of his children, he has been at it for almost ten hours and has just 16 crabs to show for his effort. >> translator: there are too many people getting crabs. you used to be able to get several hundreds a day.
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now we have trouble getting even ten. >> reporter: crabs are just one of the devastating natural resources in the delta so three years ago the brazilian government intervened but instead of banning fishing and crabbing altogether it created cooperatives with exclusive fishing rights for brazil's poorest and most vulnerable families and allows for harvesting in concentrated areas where they recover in the delta and they receive government subsidies to compensate for low yields and it's part of a program implemented in the country to combat chronic poverty. >> translator: i give it 10 out of 10 and helps with a lot of things, shoes for children, books for schools. >> reporter: the government is now assessing its efforts, around 10% of brazilians live on less than $50 a month. >> translator: the program pays families to continue with traditional economic activity in a sustainable way inside areas
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that have biological importance. this way families don't migrate to already crowded urban areas and protect the resource. >> reporter: but with fishing being protected chronic poverty is a challenge and these men brought in 65 crabs between them, profits of less than $3 each. outside the protected areas the crab over harvesting continues keeping prices low. it is estimated even if the brazilian industry is brought under control it could still take more than a decade for the crab populations to return, brazil. let's get the sport now with sanaa. >> thank you very much julie. the kansas city royals won the first series since 1985 they lynched the game five against the new york mets and a year after they lost to the san francisco giants and richard par
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has more. >> a 30-year wait is over for the kansas royals and they clinched the world series after winning a game five against the new york mets. they were on the verge of losing, new york returned to pitcher matt harvey and he was solid over eight winnings and only allowing four hits. with the bats and mets had taken the lead in the first inning thanks to a solo home run from granderson and went two up in the bottom of the sixth and lucas sacrificed a fly and granderson to run home. heading in the ninth harvey argued with terry collins to stay in the game approves to be the wrong decision with an rbi double allowed the royals back in the game at 2-1. harvey was then pulled. the mets on the verge of victory then threw away the game and needed one more out and after
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paris' ground strike and the loose throw allowed postma to get home. 2-2 so extra innings were needed at the top of the 12th and christian hits an rbi single to put the royals in front. there was no turning back in the same inning escabar hit another run in for the royals to go four to a head. >> there is 0-1. >> reporter: shortly after the bases were loaded for kansas city he has a three-run single to put them 7-2 up. closing pitcher wade davis wrapped up the game on the bottom of the 12th with a strike. >> 2015 world champions! everybody came to spring training, i mean it's determined that as determined of a group that i've ever seen, that they were going to get back and they were going to finish the deal
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this time so from day one there was no doubt in my mind that they wouldn't accomplish it and no doubt in their mind they wouldn't accomplish it. >> reporter: paris was named world series mvp and as a long night of celebrations began for baseball's new champions, richard par al jazeera. and these were the scenes back in kansas city as they clinched the title with 4-1 series win and the only other world series victory was at home in 1985 against missouri neighbors the st. louis cardinals. the mls season is in the playoffs and seattle sounders have upset top seeded dallas and a goal there given seattle 2-1 win in the first leg of the western conference semi final and return leg is coming up, in dallas on saturday. the montreal had to recover from a mistake here and the defense
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header allowed the columbus group to take the lead in their eastern conference but the impact hit back to win the first game, 2-1. kevin durant scored 21 points over the nuggets and helping his team 117-93 victory and started the nba season with three straight wins. the third test match between pakistan and england is in the balance, england must win and is there to level the series and england 135 for 3 in the first innings and trailing pakistan by 99 runs. formula one driver rossburg won the first grand prix in more than four months and if i -- finished against lewis hamilton in mexico and german is the
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second for two of what is left in the season. >> amazing. amazing day. great race and was with lewis and drove really well and just really, really happy to get the win and this is really the best of the year so what a place to do it. >> reporter: tennis and roger federer beat nadel to win the title in what was their first match in nearly two years and federer on top over three sets and took the first 6-3 before losing the second 5-7 and finished off nadel 6-3 and decider for the 7th title and his 6th of the season. >> well, it's very cool, in fact, to win my 7th here and 88 in my career is my favorite number and playing this was always going to be very special and played in front of 50,000
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people throughout the week here so it was a very nice finish. >> reporter: new zealand's dan carter named the world rub bee player of the year for the third time and personal triumph after he guided his country to world cup final win over australia and old blacks named team of the year and carter is retiring from the international game to join french where he will become rugby's highest played player. >> dream come true the last 24 hours and never expected this and happy to be a part of the world cup winning side but to win back back to back world cups and so i had to finish on what has been an amazing career and so fortunate. >> not a lot of real jumping around with huge emotion or anything it's we got the job done and didn't mean it took a lot of effort and took a hell of a lot of time and energy and evident but just very, very
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happy. >> and there is more sports on our website and check out al jazeera/sport, roger federer title win our top story there. and that is it for me julie. >> thanks very much indeed for that, delta is one of a thousand heritage sites listed by the u.n. but mineral mining, is threatening this natural wonder of the world. and anita miller reports now on the government's fight to preserve it. water and lash vegetation stretch into the distance of hundreds of hectors and the delta in botswana is one of the bio diverse marsh lands in the world and largely untouched land was a world heritage site last year. >> this delta has been a wonderful opportunity to really preserve and prete tepretekt th and communities that live in it
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and it gives opportunities to boost tour tourism abshowcase the country. >> reporter: the natural beauty is threatened by mineral mining. >> there are two around the delta but there is a lot of interest to do mining, in the delta, and there are a lot of companies exploring for minerals. >> reporter: the government says existing prospecting licenses won't be renewed. >> as long as i'm in the ministry there will be no mining, and also with icun regulations there is no mining, so that is not an option. but secondly it means that that in our country will always remain a jewel and always be something sustainable for the communities that live in and around it. >> reporter: still communities here find it difficult to make a living with subsistence band and rely on the tourist trade and farming. >> a lot of conflicts and nature
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has conflicts and a lot of communities and livestock farmers and in turn we have the tourism industry and a lot of cows in here, all these are threats to the delta. >> reporter: ironically a massive attraction for tourist could damage the environment but they are home to a third of the elephant population and 60% are found here in the delta. elephant population is twice the size it should be creating a management headache. environmental experts say the effects of climate change also being seen with water levels lower than normal, creating yet another challenge in a delicate balancing act, miller with al jazeera of the delta botswana. that is it for this news hour but there will be another bulletin coming up, straight ahead in a couple minutes and do stay with us from all of us here for now, good-bye.
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