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damma this is al jazeera. hello. this is the news hour live from london. coming up the russian and french presidents announce plans for closer military cooperation to fight i.s.i.l. francois hollande also said he is trying to reduce tension between turkey and russia. turkey's president has denied its country has colluded with i.s.i.l. over oil, an allegation made by russia. also the pope uses his first trip to africa to deliver a
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strong message on climate change. 99.99% of what you see in the market is fake as china's appetite for antiques grows, al jazeera investigates claims of wide-spread forgery. >> reporter: your top sports story this thursday. i decided that i did not need the distraction of the noises. we are focused here on steadying the ship >> reporter: the man running world athletics sebastion coe steps down france has secured the support of russia to tackle the islamic state in iraq and the levant as part of a grand coalition of syria. the two countries will share military information about their
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air bombardments over syria after both stepped up their campaigns recently. france is lobing countries to back its campaign after 130 people were killed in a series of attacks in paris this month. both leaders have agreed to coordinate strikes on ill infrastructure. i.s.i.l. is helping to fund its fighters and the president vladimir putin has said he is ready to support groups in syria who are fighting i.s.i.l. let's take a listen to what both presidents had to say. >> translation: we agreed today to reinforce our anti terrorist work, improve exchange of operational information, fighting terrorism set up a constructive relationship between our military specialists in order to avoid duplication and incidents, but it's said to concentrate our efforts towards a more effective fight against terrorists and try to avoid strikes on those territories where military information shows
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that there are those that also fight i.s.i.l. >> translation: i talked about it to president erdogan and and putin and it is filth to avoid risks and prevent any escalation. the only objective that we must have is the fight against d.a.e.s.h., i.s.i.l. and the neutralization of terrorists technical difficulties establishing contact with our correspondent in moscow to talk more about that. in the meantime we will move on. with a similar take on that story, turkey is continuing to defend the shooting down of the russian fighter jet. the country's president has told parliament its war planes took an automatic reaction to protect the border by opening fire. from the turkish capital now. >> reporter: in his third public address since the turkish shot down a russian jet.
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president erdogan defended its actions. he said turkey was entitled to shoot down after its airspace had been invaded in the last few weeks. erdogan pointed back to the allied asset regime. turkey doesn't need to fight according to the foreign agenda. we're seeing the same scenario as in afghanistan. i.s.i.l. is an internati a tool for islam aphobia. they use i.s.i.l. as a guise to attack the groups that are fighting the regime. >> reporter: the fallout from tuesday events not only risk diplomatic relations between two countries, but there could be ramifications as well we have heard from the prime minister saying that the joint projects can be effective. we have two main projects.
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one is the nuclear plant and the second one is the industry. we also heard that the turkish investors, actually they share in russian market might decline. >> reporter: according to analyst the downing of the russian jet isn't the cause of the rift. the war in syria has been the source of some disagreements. they have many disagreement points. there are all very significant things but management worked. now what we see is actually the escalation is important, but not yet on the table. both of the parties are not getting quite calm down now >> reporter: while the mood on turkey's streets is calm and talking to people here you wouldn't get a sense that the country is in a middle of a diplomatic stand off with one of the world's biggest military
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powers. >> reporter: after several violations turkey gave the response it had to. we showed that we are not alone and we are strong but still our friendships should be considered. i think the government did the right thing, though. i support them and so do a lot of my clients. >> translation: this isn't our fight. this is a war between those in power. this is about those who support i.s.i.l. who earn from the oil trade, who send weapons there. >> translation: if there is a threat to our country, nothing else is important. turkish youth always say this and we mean it seriously, that's our mission, to die for our country. >> reporter: the coming days will be crucial in containing what could potentially increase the turmoil in a region ravaged by conflict. turkey wants to deescalate this. so long as the war in syria continues, stand offs like these are likely to still occur
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the u.s. meanwhile says it will impose sanctions on individuals and organizations accused of helping the syrian regime. oil is now at the core of how i.s.i.l. funds itself selling tens of thousands of barrels. >> reporter: this man is a with wealthy russian bus man and president of the world chess federation. he is accused of helping syrian president bashar al-assad manage his money in russia. the company has been black listed banning american citizens from doing american citizens with him. the new sanctions announced on wednesday apply to another businessman who is accused of helping the syrian ray gelee of buying oil in i.s.i.l. oil has been at the core of how i.s.i.l. earns revenue. they produce an estimated 90,000 barrels a day netting i.s.i.l.
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around 100 million dollars last year. the u.s. government said president bashar al-assad has bought oil from i.s.i.l. even though he is their enemy. the united states will continue targeting the finances of all those enabling bashar al-assad to continue inflicting violence on the syrian people. the u.s. has attempted before to cut off i.s.i.l.'s supply of cash by bombing the refine res i.s.i.l. control. on monday the united states announced it had destroyed 283 fuel tankers being used to transport oil in eastern syria. the obama administration hopes these latest sanctions will weaken the syrian regime and make a political and diplomatic solution in the war in syria more likely while the latest round of sanctions targets a few individuals, a complex network of middle men an companies is helping i.s.i.l. to make
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millions of dollars every day from oil sales. political divisions and ethnic tensions in the region are allowing a black market oil trade to flourish. elements the occur dish government in iraq is said to be profiting by turning a blight eye. the turkish opposition has estimated that 800 million dollars worth of i.s.i.l. oil ship maniments cross the border from syria into turkey with the full knowledge of turkish military intelligence. most of the oil is said to end up in a turkish port. both governments strongly deny that they're facilitating i.s.i.l. oil sales. for more on this we talk to geopolitical analyst. thank you for talking to us. do you ring that those numbers are correct? is the actual amount of oil that i.s.i.l. is producing and selling on by whatever means is not as high as it's being paid
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out to be and not a crucial supply of cash for the group as is thought?
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another big claim, of course is this suggestion allegation made by the russians that industrial quantities of oil are crossing the border into turkey with the full knowledge of turkish military intelligence. for one thing. not the government but the military intelligence. is that a sustainable allegation in this era?
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we're still talking about big quantities of oil. around a million a day, perhaps, in view to i.s.i.l. where is it going? who is using it? who are the end consumesers?
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thank you for that. you're watching al jazeera. still to come in this news hour the 71-year-old chinese journalism who has been freed from prison. donald trump has hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. in sport, with just hours away from the first ever day-night test match. a 71-year-old chinese journalism imprisoned for leaking state secrets has been released on medical grounds. gao yu was freed after pleading guilty in a closed door appeal hearing in beijing. she was jailed in april after being found guilty of sending an internal communist party to a chinese language website in the united states. al jazeera's adrian brown
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reports from beijing >> reporter: gao yu is not the most prominent in china, but certainly well-known. her appeal against her conviction on thursday morning for leaking state secrets was upheld, but her sentence was cut from seven years to five. that is very rare in china. then on thursday evening came another surprise when state media confirmed that she was being released on medical parole. now, during her trial her lawyer had warned that gao yu had a heart condition and he was worried that there was a possibility she might die in jail. her son had also expressed a similar fear and that of course is something the chinese authorities did not want to happen. then you have to look at the timing of today's release at the weekend the president xi is due to apply to paris for climate change talks with other world leaders and, of course, told's
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development will not do him any harm. it's also important to remember that here in china important legal announcements are always made on a friday. this time it happened on a thursday the chinese government has long kept tight reigns on media freedoms, but they have been tightened since xi came to power. as of december 2014 44 journalists were imprisoned in china. that's more than at any time since the tracking of imprisoned journalists began 25 years ago. more than a dozen government bodies monitor information flow within into and out of the country. google and twitter are amongst several websites blocked by china's called great wall.
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watchdog group reporters without der bores they're 186 out of 180 companies freedom of press. an analyst on china now and tibet. thanks for joining us. why is it do you think, that the court in china decided to show this leniency a pretty unusual event in such a politically charged case involving a journalism. yes. it is unusual. there have been a couple of other cases that we don't know any details about in the last year. there is a move on paper in china for there to be legal reforms, but we don't yet know whether this represents part of any change in the legal atmosphere which remains extremely tight, as you showed or whether it represents a return to the 1990s sign of u.s. tit for tat exchanges were.
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the americans would complain about a prisoner a high profile case and the chinese would release them for some unknown concession. we have to worry whether that's going on in the background here because the chinese also today a few hours ago released a statement, seemingly unconnected, saying they've been able to repatriate people that they are hunting. they don't say that the americans helped them with that but we know that's something that they're hoping to get the americans to give them in return for other kinds of assistance. so we don't know what's behind this case today that being the case if you were a journalism in china and you were up on charges, whatever they may be what are your chances of a fair trial of any sort?
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that means once you go to trial, you're basically certain of being convicted. that means that today, of course it is a conviction for gao yu. she is on medical parole and that medical parole might not last. technically it's only until she recovers. so it's very hard for any prisoner in china, whoever they are, to get a fair case. it has slightly improved because of very bold lawyers, like her lawyers, who take enormous risks to defend cases and sometimes manage to get some sort of hearing, but very difficult for them to get acquittals. that would be very unusual.{enter} q. this is a case about the passing of a document isn't it but the implication is that this goes all the way back 26 years ago to the events on ti arranges nrngsam on square in which this woman was critical of government policy. it's a glimpse, didn't it into
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the works of the authorities in china and the lengths they're prepared to go yes. it's her third time in prison. had 15 months in prison just after the 1989 events without a charge and then a six-year charge for supposedly leaking another document in 1995. so she would have altogether clocked up about 11/12 years when this sentence finishes. the question we're all juggling with here is whether we're looking at i china that is doing cosmetic changes here to impress the western media or its own domestic critics, or whether we're looking at slow attempts by the leadership to actually change the legal climate. they have said on paper that they are intending to bring in legal reforms. they reheard something like 1300 convictions last year. that's not a high number nor the hundreds of thousands they go
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through. they're putting out on paper some gestures towards legal reform, but the other problem we have as observers is we don't know whether the leaders are sincere about that and whether they're being blocked by lower down officials in villages and towns across china who just won't give in to any changes from the top. it's not clear that the top can always push reforms through, even if it wants to. we don't know if they really want to or not a question of change something we can only speculate upon. thanks for joining us. thank you now, to an al jazeera undercover investigation still in china. antiquities. rich collectors are willing to may millions of dollars. it is fuelling an industry of
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high-quality forgery. >> reporter: in a small workshop in south-eastern china, the first forgery. it has taken weeks to get access to this criminal set up run by brothers. they show us more of their work. this vase recently sold on auction in the u.s. for hundreds of thousands of dollars. we've told the brothers we're buyers, looking to pick up high-end fakes. we've brought along an experienced collector to help keep our cover.
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we're in a city that once provided emperors with the finest porcelain in the world. today replicas are made. most of it is legal, but there's an under groundground craftsmen. forgers and their accomplices are rarely prosecuted. this man has been our contact. he is a government financial working in the relics bureau. he says fakes are often first slipped into auctions in places like hong kong. it is just a little bit sloppy, put it that way >> reporter: at this auction
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dealer mason wong spots a suspicious piece. >> reporter: would you recommend? reporter: over at sotherby's, specialists spending they're spending too much time weeding out fakes >> reporter: how many fakes do you come across? reporter: yet people keep buying. back at the workshop the forgers tell us in the world of antiquities they've learned time pays poland's new right wing government is threatening to reverse an e.u. quota agreement to accept 7,000 refugees. so far poland has taken in a small number of christians fleeing syria following the paris attacks the polish government is now questioning whether muslims should be
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welcomed or not. lawrence lee reports from the capital warsaw >> reporter: given that they're christians from damascus their journey was anything but desperate. a christian charity got them to lebanon where the polish embassy got them a visa and they were flown to warsaw. in three months he has a card and guaranteed asylum. this is what europe can do if they feel like it. we get here - when we get here they welcome us at the airport. a group of priests from all over almost the country had welcomed us. >> reporter: they came to the airport? reporter: the new polish government here does not plan to make things simple for others. the new government has called into question an agreed plan for poland to take in 7,000
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refugees. paris changed everything say some mps. they might be terrorists. >> translation: there is a shadow over the system. ewe are criticised for having our doubts but we have a lot of solidarity but we don't want to decrease the level of our security. is it increasing our community or reducing it? >> reporter: you can tell things are going wrong for the e.u.'s resettlement plan when the new prime minister said she would remove the e.u. flag from press conferences. poland like hungary is refusing to do what germany wants >> reporter: it has given the right wing across europe to say to the public we told you these migrants might be dangerous and that in turn means that the refugee resettlement program which was never really an compression of european solidarity in the first place, might now be coming under
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pressure as well which has left the former minister who came up with the figure of 7,000 for poland trying to remind people that no refugee would ever be able to set foot here without having been thoroughly scrutinised first. they will be checked twice, first of all by the e.u. agencies and our experts in greece and then checked yet again by our own services. their identity has to be confirmed and the polish government at the end of the day has a right to say we will not accept that person in poland >> reporter: still, poland did take in some victims of conflict this week. these ukraineians were given a hero's welcome by the prime minister when they were flown back in. like syrian christians evidently the right sort of refugee sometime to come on al jazeera, we will have the latest
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from belgium as the authorities there review its threat level in the wake of the paris attacks. plus a special report on the long and difficult recovery for palestinians left injured by violence in the occupied territories. in sport, find out which south american team has reached the america americana for the first time ever.
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>> we've got global news covered. let's take you back now to our top story here. francois hollande and vladimir putin have emphasised the need to work together to defeat i.s.i.l. the french president was in moscow as part of his ongoing diplomatic bid to build a coalition against the group. russia's president vladimir putin has used the joint media conference with francois hollande to address the downing of a russian military jet on tuesday. putin says he considers the incident as a betrayal by turkey. >> translation: we couldn't even think about receiving a strike from the country that we considered anal lie. our airplanes were working
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without protection at very high at attitudes and they were not protected from fighter jet attacks. if we felt that it could have been possible we would have deployed our systems a long time ago as promised our correspondent live in moscow. president francois hollande went to moscow looking for a coalition. he got mr putin's agreement to work with the existing coalition. he even got his acceptance that it's a u.s. led coalition, but it wasn't unconditional, was it. >> reporter: no. i don't really think it was a grand coalition either. essentially after hours of discussions, the agreement that they reached was to share more intelligence and information and to coordinate some of their strikes against i.s.i.l. targets inside syria, but the big problem is still the fate of bashar al-assad. when francois hollande was asked
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in a question and answer session what he thought about bashar al-assad he said well there is no future for bashar al-assad in syria. when vladimir putin was asked about what was going to be done about bashar al-assad he said it's up to the people of syria to decide about bashar al-assad but for the russians bashar al-assad is the main ally in fighting terrorism inside syria because he has the only ground troops there that are worth anything. so it's those ground troops that are going to be essential in pushing i.s.i.l. out. that is really the nuts and bolts of why there is no grand coalition yet. when asked by a journalism in the audience about this ground coalition point blank whether it existed, vladimir putin said well look i respect of the u.s. led coalition and i am ready to work with the u.s. led coalition, but the u.s. led coalition is not yet ready to work with us so no grand coalition as
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you say, there, and even the existing coalition showing signs of quite serious splits not just this difference of opinion, very stark difference on the future on bashar al-assad and syria, but also the downing of the russian plane by turkey which brought in recent days russia to the brink of a confrontation with nato, turkey an of course a member of nato. i do not yes. that has complicated things considerably. things are complicated enough and it's just really poured more oil on things really. oil is quite a good word to use actually here because one of the things that russia is particularly angry about and is brag really to the fore since the downing of this-- brought really to the fore it is believed that turkey is complicit in the illegal oil trade that i.s.i.l. has been engaged in. some of the air strikes that
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russia has been engaged in over the last few days even before the jet was downed have been against i.s.i.l.'s illegal oil trade. now, one of the things that russia has suggested is that that might have played a part in the downing of the jet itself that turkey might have been so angry by this trade being scripted that it took its revenge on russia by shooting down one of its jets. this is the kind of language that is going on at international levels between russia and turkey a nato country of course and is complicating this already incredibly complex and come bustible situation in syria the gipping of the discussions rather than the end-- beginning. thanks for that the u.k.'s prime minister has laid out his case for lumpilying air strings-- launching air strikes in syria
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in a bid to fighting i.s.i.l. a vote could happen as early as next week. mr cameron didn't commit to ground forces instead saying there are an estimate 70 thousand fighters that could help in the fight against i.s.i.l. with the support of british and coalition power. >> reporter: prime minister david cameron has laid out his reasons for why the u.k. should extend air strikes into syria and joining coalition forces already fighting there. he said i.s.i.l. is now representing the number one security threat to britain and action must be taken immediately because every day we delay they are getting stronger. the joint intelligence committee chief has said the risks of inaction are greater than the risks of action. there is a renewed sense of urgency following the attacks in france beirut and the downing
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of the russian plane. we can no longer wait and the u.k. has a responsibility to act now. when we come to the question why now, we have to does ourselves whether the risks of inaction are greater than the risks of taking action. every day we fail to act is a day when i.s.i.l. can grow stronger and more plots can be undertaken. mr speaker, that is why all the advice i've received, the military advice the diplomatic and security advice all says yes that the risks of inaction are greater. >> reporter: david cameron has put his proposal it mps. the government has to work out who exactly will support it. he is adamant he doesn't want to see a repeat of what happened in 2013 when had his call to strike bashar al-assad's regime was rejected and he is saying he will only call a vote on this proposal if he is assured of a victory, because a defeat would mean a pr coup for i.s.i.l. if a vote was to happen it
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could happen as early as next week. if that vote was to pass we could see the u.k. extending air strikes into syria as early as next month the threat level in the belgian cap tag has been lowered from very serious to serious. the announcement came hours after a false alarm at the main mosque. a package containing white powder was opened and turned out to be flour, but staff feared it was anthrax. it was sent to a prominent building. on people are on the move for thanks giving. it is expected to be largest numbers of people in eight years. >> reporter: it's a holiday
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tradition. hundreds of thousands of people lining the streets of manhattan to watch the big balloons. security is on everyone's mind even if it doesn't stop them from going out you're more watchful but in the end it seems safe. i'm going to live-- if i live my life being afraid then they win. >> reporter: spectators were joined by police presence. the criminal response command and the strategic response group will have additional teams, those are heavily armed entities that will be around the area of the par aid, but i think the police presence of heightenen the sense of security. >> reporter: earlier in the week officers with guns drawn were responding to an active shooter in the subway. it was a drill to test the city's preparedness for attack.
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i.s.i.l. has threatened new york's time square in its video, so you will see a heavy police presence here too, but law especially forcement is also calling on the public to stay vigilant. there's a new app that anyone can use to report suspicious activity. it allows a picture to be taken of anything or anyone which is sent to the new york state intelligence center. it's a great tool. everybody has a phone and we're trying to put it in the pockets of all new yorkers to be able to help us in keeping them safe >> reporter: security at train stations and airports is also tight. president obama has attempted to reassure the public saying there was no credible evidence of a specific threat i want the american people to know that we are taking every possible step to keep our homeland safe. >> reporter: whether it is taking in tourist attractions in
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new york shopping on or just travelling to be with family many americans heeded his advice to celebrate the kick-off to the holiday season the way they always do controversial u.s. presidential hopeful donald trump has stirred up controversy yet again by appearing to mock a disabled newspaper reporter. he has insulted various sections of the population but he still remains front runner for the republican nomination. >> reporter: it was an impersonisation of unashamededly saying the unsable. he said i don't know maybe that's what i said >> reporter: he is referring to a journalism with a condition that affects his joints. that journeyist's report is what donald trump had used to bolster
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his claim. the journalism along with local officials have contradicted donald trump's claims. these stories were checked out and were true. it didn't happen. >> reporter: other unsayables that muslims should be treated with suspicion, but torture is acceptable in the interest of national security and that mexican immigrants are rapists. it's nothing new. trump has a history of alleged racism in his business dealings and the u.s. itself has a history of sometimes violent racial prejudice. he is a businessman. he knows how to dwight things done >> reporter: trurp's lead needs context. it's way too early to be predicting outcomes. historically those likely to vote for the next republican presidential will start paying attention to the race until just before the first caucus an that's next february. secondly, the opinion polls are of those who identify as
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republican and not those who are likely to vote. at this point in the race in 2011 this man also noted for his controversial statements was in the lead and being praised for his outsider status. but trump's numbers also have to be put into a national context. 25% identify as republicans. of that number some 27% say they support trump. as noted u.s. pollster pointed out that represents 6% of the u.s. population. or the same number who believe the moon landings were fake. they were dancing in the street and they were dancing on roof tops. >> reporter: that's not to say trump's canneddicay is strong. it is not as if the other candidates considered mainstream are any less extreme in their attitudes to race civil liberties and immigration.
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they are just less quotable pope francis is warning that it would be catastrophic if special interests get in the way of a global deal to fight climate change. dialogue (religions in africa and violence in god's name is unjustified. -- between religions in africa. >> reporter: heavy rains did not stop thousands of people from making their way to the university in nairabi scare for the mass with the pope. security force paz who were deployed to control the crowd often seemed overwhelmed. the wait was too long for some of the faithful. overcome by emotion broke down when she couldn't get into the venue. they eventually let her in. others mpgd to get in say it was
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well worth it. here he focused on the importance of the family. >> translation: i am happy and i know that the pope is blessing me right now. i even took sacrram ent. that is my greatest joy >> reporter: the pope is mainly talking about peace, reconciliation and social equality. people are keen to hear his message on governance and corruption which is a big problem here. the president himself has declared corruption a threat to national security. we have so many cases of corruption people are despairing. the pope is to give us hope and give leadership hope. if you heard the president speech yesterday, the president asked the pope to pray for him because it's very difficult to lead this country with so many divisions. >> reporter: just days before a
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climate change in france of it is a test to humanitarian about whether we are indifferent to the fate of others or whether we recognise by acting together we can actually control the problem of climate change and i think there is no more meaningful place than to spell that message out than here in africa. >> reporter: many catholics who attended his mass may not have seen him up close, but those we spoke to his message, particularly about family values was spot on three palestinians have been killed by israeli forces in the occupied west bank taking the total number of palestinians killed to 100. a man was shot dead after allegedly trying to stab a soldier at a check point nowhere near the city of nablos. the other way killed in a raid. 29 israelis have been killed in the recent violence. recent violence in the occupied
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palestinian territories have left many palestinians with serious injuries. reporting now from the occupied west bank. >> reporter: he has been lying in bed for two months. he is now semi-parcel iced-- parcel identified. he-- paralyed. he suffers from memory loss and slurred words. >> translation: nobody remembers where i was picked up. i was hit by a gun on the head. whoever goes there doesn't know what will happen to him. >> reporter: he was captured by members of the israeli military who infiltrated a protest. this video shows him bleeding from the head and dragged by plain clothes soldiers during a a
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he was shot in his leg. >> translation: i am still a minor. why did they let me go study abroad. i'm still young. i know nothing of this world. eh day it is like this. they raid our refugee camp. every day you expect to be detained. we are always worried at home. my mother crisis all the time. it's not fair. >> reporter: the wounded usually appear as a figure in statements, back-up behind each-- but behind each number there is a name and a face and for those who end up here injuries that will take a long time to heal. israel uses a term neutralized when referring to the injured. it means to stop someone from completing their actions and to
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block the threat. this person is disabled for life who has lost the use of one hand and can barely take a few steps. >> translation: the stones are not having any impact on the soldiers. we are the ones paying the price. stones are useless. the most difficult thing is to see my mother suffering because of me. >> reporter: he was supposed to graduate from high school next summer. instead, the road to recovery is as challenging as ending the occupation he was fighting against the sport now. >> reporter: coe has stopped down from his role-- stepped down as his role as a paid ambassador for nike. he lobbied for the u.s. city to hold the sporting events.
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it earned him over $150,000 a year. at a press conference at the i.a.a.f. headquarters he said the controversy wasn't good for athletics or nike. >> translation: i skpd the ethics committee to look closely and clearly at it and although they have concluded that it was not a conflict of interest because i've always continued to identify that interest as i have everything else i've done i decided that i did not need the distraction of the noises. we are focused here and entirely and unflinchingly on steadying the ship. my team are working 18 hours a day to do that lee wellings believe that coe did not have much of a choice to step down. he was fully aware that the last thing athletics can do with more scandal it has much to
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deal with with the huge problem with the russian doping. more revelations to come early next year from the w.a.d.a. you don't need the president of the organization being part of a scandal and you can see why the scandal as emerged. he was paid over $150,000 a year as an ambassador for nike. he isn't paid from the w.a.d.a. but there is a clear conflict of interest because of 2021 world games are to take place in eugene. if you look into the state of texas, nike headquarters is near eugene. you can see the link there. coe works for nike and he lobbied the head of the worth at lettics organization saying that he is going to reach out to him on behalf of eugene to them the championships. he knew he had to step down.
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some of his language was political. he said about the situation in the press conference in monaco the perception and reality have become horribly man geld. you have to disagree and say there is a clear conflict of interest. >> reporter: football in news from french. a ban on fans aattending away games has been extended until mid december. this follows the paris attacks. people won't be able to see their team on saturday. the suspension was originally issued last week. the government says it needs to continue during the ongoing state of emergency. the first game of the competition has be bon down to russian side. they lost one nil thanks to an early penalty. they had qualified for the next round, but it means they many also go through from group c.
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it's the first time thomas sukel has won two games in a row. what of clough? manager of liverpool. one of 24 games in total. live pool leading two one against bordeaux. just a few minutes left to go. that will see them go through to the knock out stage. also other winners in the game on thursday. to south america football where santefay have reached the final for the first time in their history. despite some terrific chances, the teams failed to find the net somehow, but with an away goal sanafay go into the final. they chase river giants. the first day night test match
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takes place on friday. australia host new zealand at the adelaide oval. they trailed one nile going in the competition. it has been created to increase attendances and up to 50,000 people are expected to attend the first day. a pink bomb will be used-- pink bomb. people are voting with their feet. they're encouraged by what the pink ball test match will have to offer. we're really really excited about it. hopefully it goes off brilliantly. there's no challenges and no problems. after the last test match, i said if we have the final session on that fifth day under lights and the test match result was in the balance, i think it could be anything for test cricket. this could be something that is outstanding for the game moving forward. i think it's a really exciting concept.
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i can't wait to get out and give it a crack. i think that the ball has had a lot of work. i think it is in a position now where it's going to hold up particularly in these conditions. i think it's a great concept. i think the crowds have rolled in. obviously, the first two tests were a little bit disappointmenting with the crowds. there's some big numbers expected for at least the first three days here. >> reporter: two wickets fell on day two of the match between india and south africa. just 79. five wickets were taken. there were 12 for five at one stage. south africa then dismissed india in their second innings for 173. in the end, 32 for 2, that's 278 runs behind. india lead by one nil. that is all your sport now thanks very much. lewis carol's favorite book
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alice in wonderland. this story has captiveated many children and adults too >> reporter: if i had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. one of the most fame ours characters alice, a topsy turfy world. for 150 years the book has delighted and inspired adults and children with its imagination. it was created rather busy airily by a mathematics professor in oxford. this is what inspired his story. he befriended three doors of the dean at his college. he took them on a cruise in 1862. he entertained them of a story of a little girl that fell into a rabbit hole. one of the girls on the boat was named alice and she loved the
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story so much she asked him to write it for her. two years later her adventure underground was born. adopting the pen name lewis carol, he published the book as alice's adventures in wonderland and the the sequel through the looking glass six years later. alice items can than found on anything from lamps to teacups. at the shop in oxford it has memorabilia. annex bigs at the british library examines this phenomenon and the different ways artists, musicians and film makers have interpreted the characters. the way in which the story changed, the fact that two new chapters were added. we have the chesshire cat and
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the duchess which aren't in the original man ewe script. we wanted to see the way in which carol was involved in the dissemination. >> reporter: the book is as much loved now as it was in victorian england. a fact that some literary say lies in the stories ambiguity. they're scatter in all directions. different readsers will get different things from them >> reporter: stories that will continue to captiveate as always much more on our website. tops on top stories, blogs, expert analysis. aljazeera.com. don't go anywhere because i will be back in just a moment.
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