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>> coming up in the next 60 minutes. the world waits to see if the world leaders will seal a deal to tackle global warming. >> i'm nick clark in paris where the roads to climate deal appear to have hit a stumbling block. >> also coming up, high alert in switzerland where two syrian nationals have been arrested, accused of making explosionsiv
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explosionsives. a landmark for saudi women as they become voters and candidates in saudi arabia elections. and a cruise boom in sydney's harbor. we have all the sports' news including the drawings taking place. we'll find out who draws for group a. we'll have more reaction later in the program. >> thank you for joining us. years of negotiations a climate deal has been outlined talks in paris and it could be finalized very shortly. delegates have emerged in paris to give their final position on the draft agreement and whether they're ready to sign a deal. it comes at the end after the hostess year in reported history.
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it has been negotiated over 195 countries over four years. it is an ambitious goal to keep the rise of global temperatures below 2 degrees celsius. there will be a fund of $100 billion a year to help developing nations achieve climate goals and includes a plan to renew pledges on greenhouse gas emissions every five years. let's cross now to editor nick clark. he joins us live. it was an hour and a half ago that we thought that the delegates were going to enter the room, which they did, and then nothing much happened. what's happen? ed what is the stumbling block? >> yes, there we were on the brink of this historic deal, and we thought it might happen, i don't know if you can see the picture, but we have a show of the plenary where all the delegates are milling about, and there is not a lot happening. but the main business is going on stage where a huddle.
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people are trying to figure out what's gone wrong. i think what we're hearing the rumors are that it was in connection with a particular element of the draft text. i've got the text right here. it is article four which talks about the parties shall continue to take the lead. that's a problem for the united states. to find out why it's a problem for the united states, let's look at the minut minutia of this elements. why has brought this to a complete stand still? >> for a full two weeks there has been a debate whether we should distinguish between developed countries responsibility and developing countries responsibility. i thought it was resolved.
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what we're hearing is that the u.s. is saying the word "shall" in the agreement, that that's a typo, and it should be should. the reason why they're making a big deal about this is domestic politics. back home when you're talking to congress about this climate deal you want to say that china and u.s. are being held to the same standards. because developing and developed are not defined in the text, some could argue that china is a developing country and the u.s. is a developed country, and this little word shall gives the u.s. more responsibility. the developing countries get the word should and the richer countries get the word shall. and that makes sense many will say that they've created more of the emissions. but this is purposely vague so
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countries can move between categories as the world changes but also contemplates countries like china, who are huge economies and huge polluters who might be responsible for some of the finance. >> we were on the brink of things moving on. this is literally a lawyer running in and saying hold on, this is not right. >> it's hard to tell. they say it's because of legal reviews. but when the u.s. brings up issues like this that are old issues that we've seen for the last two weeks i really doubt if it's some pop star lawyer figured it out. this is something that the u.s. has been debating every single day since they arrived. this may be a gain gamesmanship tactic, and it would be incredibly disappointing to see this climate deal derailed at the last moment. >> what would they want to get out of it. >> changing the word. in order to make all parties
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happy, they were going to put special obligations on the richest countries. this is how it became a beautiful coalition between developed nations and developing nations working together and understanding their delivering responsibilities. the u.s. has never been happy with that. they've been playing with that language for a while and threatening to disagree with it, and it may be a last-minute tactic to pull back and get a little bit more out of this deal than they had before. >> it's difficult politically back at home, but also legally because shall would mean that the executive order would not operate. >> so there is maybe one interpretation text, and i'm not an international lawyer. i'm trained more in the actual practice of law, but if you look at the word shall, and then you say they have to undertake economy wide absolutely emission reduction targets there is a possibility that you could argue that involves the budget, i'm
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pretty surprised the u.s. is doing this. >> are we on the brink of the whole thing unraveling? >> please don't say that. i want this to go through. i think humanity is waiting with baited breath for this to go through. the stakes have never been higher. no one wants to see the u.s. this moment where obama is defining his legacy, no one wants to this country tank this defining moment. the momentum is just so huge right now that i think we're going to end up with a deal in the end, whether that word shall is in it, that's an important question. i can't answer that. >> what would the likes of china be saying about it? >> this is a huge deal for china as well because they see themselves as one of the leaders of the group of countries that are developing. they've been very clear about wanting special understanding for how countries develop, who move to industrialization later and they may be relying on things like coal than the united states is right now.
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this is where they really matc matched wits, china and the u.s. they've come to loggerheads again and again and again. honestly, i thought it was resolved. i think most of us did. it's quite shocking that at the 11th hour, and everyone is sitting down, i thought we would get to sit and watch rousing speeches for our future, and we'll see this old fight between china and the u.s. rear it's ugly head again. >> this is a real demonstration of the kind of things they argue about here. not just words like shall and should, but commas and semi colons, but this seems to be quite a problem that has been going on for some time. we'll keep you update. >> nick clark for us in paris. thank you. joining us in the studio, niall macdowell, thank you for being with us. you were listening to that.
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china, is it a developing or developed country, and we're also hearing big support of the deal as it stood, but tell us little bit about china. why is it right now. >> china is very big. china has something like 1.34 billion people living within its borders. the east coast of china, shanghai-beijing, very developed and absolutely a 21st century economy, but the west of china, much less so. to say that china is a developing or developed country it's a misnomer. that's equivalent to trying to equate the very eastern part of europe to the western part. >> when it comes to co2 emissions, where do they stand and how quickly is that escala escalating. >> china is the single largest emitting country on the planet.
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they have cumulative numbers, and that's what really matters. they've cumulatively emitted as much as the u.s. and e.u. >> you can understand why the u.s. is making a big deal with that. it's shall and should, do you think that's just what the u.s. would say, or do you think there is justification. >> i think it's very important. so i think it's very important that china is a core part of this deal, and that they do evidence and ambition. it is important to recognize that china has a track record of under promises and over delivering in these areas. they don't like to be told what to do by other countries. this was picked up earlier, the point of national sovereignty. they want to be masters of their own destiny. they know better than anybody else that the problems caused by climate change going to their own pollution and countries, this is something that they would want to attack for their
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own internal reasons. they just don't want to be told to do it. they've been told they need to, and i don't doubt that they will. they have ambitious targets around their own fossil and co 2, emissions. >> this is a stumbling block over symantecs because it's more than that, but do you think it's something that they'll be over come in the next hour, the next day, to create a deal. >> it's a small point. where we are there is a deal on the table. it looks like there is a very good ambition to get to a two-degree world or better than two-degree world which means negative emissions by the end of the century. it's not good enough not to be emitting co2, but we need to be taking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. it's important to take--to say thank you very much to the politicians and lobbyists and activists and hand this over to
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engineers like myself who can get on with implementing the solutions with the technologies that we know that we have at hand today. >> a very quick question. do you feel that you're watching history being made? >> i hope so. >> we all do. niall macdowell, thank you. well, now let's go to daniel, he's in ben cross arie s aries. what is the view of argentina and the whole of latin america? >> certainly there are countries like brazil and argentina, they're looking at the words
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like shall and should. are they developing countries or are they developed countries? brazil like china are developed in many areas, and very under developed in other areas. they might ask what their responsibilities are once we do see the emergence of this deal in paris. the other question here is in argentina certainly. what will happen. these countries are very good at saying the right things, but they're tempted by the short-term economic gain. they have fragile economies, they're rich in natural resources. so when they get the opportunity to develop oil and gas resources they often do that. and so they have short-term economic problems. what will happen in paris is difficult to predict, certainly in the short term.
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>> daniel, we're watching those pictures out of paris. 195 nations presented there. they have been talking about nothing but climate change for the past two weeks, and even the past few years. countries have felt the impact of climate change. how do the people on the streets feel about this? people feel that we need to make a change, and the change really starts with everybody. >> i mean, there is a growing consciousness here. no doubt about that. people are recycling more. they're certainly more aware of what's going on. i would say in general no, it's not a big issue. we've seen presidential elections here. a new government was sworn into office on thursday. climate change, the environment was not a major issue during the campaigning. the environment minister, who has just been elected, who has just been chosen, admits to not knowing very much about the
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subject, and saying that it is something that he'll have to learn on the job. as you say, argentina has been hit by enormous flooding. we've seen the glaciers in the south of the country melting at an alarming rate. it is an issue here. people are aware of what's going on. but it's often the short-term economic problems that concern people far more than the longer-term problems of global warming of the environment. >> thank you. there go, there's the plenary room in paris where there has been the historic meeting announcing the first climate change deal. that meeting was convened an hour and 45 minutes ago now. we are still waiting. we understand that the stumbling block is the wording in this climate deal. shall or should basically whether china is a developing nation or a developed one.
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now we see people who are taking to the stage. >> please excuse us. i apologize for having you wait a little. but there were a couple of issues to settle. the effect which has been distributed represents a great collective effort. you'll have had enormous time to discuss it amongst yourself the final version, and it is available. we'll receive an oral report, and then i will ask for have
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purely material afterwards i will propose that we submit this report for adoption to the plenary, plus everyone will be able to express their views after the adoption of the text. i can see that this way ahead is suitable, so i would like to now give the floor to mrs. carasco, who is responsible for the text and translation.
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>> please go ahead. colombia? >> thank you very much, mr. chairman. in review of the draft agreement, the group met twice on 10 december and 12 decembe december 2015, and it has considered the following articles. articles 12, 13, 14, 16, 21, 23, 25, and 26 of the draft agreement contained in document fcc-adc-1215 will c. fcc-adc-1215 lc. the group noticed there was differences between the russian, chinese, and english version.
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even when the english version was identical in the draft agreement. with for that agreement the group made two recommendations. in the text of english version of the draft agreement identical to the english version of the protocol. the other language versions should also be identical to th corresponding text. article 13 and 14 participate three be changed to amongst for consistency. the group in accordance with the usual practice also recommends to the term whenever it appears in the text for example, in article 12, paragraph 5, article
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13, paragraph 2, article 13 and 21. finally, it should be dealt with in the same manner for consistency purposes throughout the agreement by using the following phrase. article 8, comma, or paragraph si 6. at the second meeting the group noted not all articles are referred to and completed in the work. with this i would like to thank all members around participants of the group for the group spirit for which they undertook the task that for all lawyers perceive. thank you mr. president for for entrusting us with this task. thank you very much. [applause]
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>> you have the floor. >> thank you very much. as a result of the finalization of documents in haste by colleagues who have not slept in days, a number of errors regretbly were not detected as it was being finalized in the early hours. the secretary regrets the errors and i would apologize for the oversight often in terms of moving from one document to another. i will now read a list of technical directions to the elect in l 9. first in the draft division in paragraph number 10 at the end
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after 1.5 degrees celsius should be added above pre-industrial levels. in paragraph 31-a common methodologies and metrics should be methodologies and common metric. s. in paragraph 35 and 37 there is a copy duplication which will be removed exactly the same text in both places. in paragraph 54, replace further decides with also decides. paragraph 99 the sentence should technically read as decision 1 cp 16 paragraphs 40 through 47 and 60 to 64, and decision 2 cp 17 paragraphs 12 to 62. paragraph 121 a paragraph reference is missing in the third line so it should read paragraph 110 above and paragraph insert 125. in the draft agreement article 4 paragraph 2, there should an
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comma after the word measures in article 4. paragraph 4 the first sentence should read developed country parties should continue to take the lead. and in particle b, it should read enhanced private-public participation. article 10 paragraph 4 replace the word 4 with the word 2 after overarching guidance, and lastly in one of the language versions we've been moved this the chinese translation is not correct. this error will be rectified. document 9 will be issued to correct these errors after the meeting of the committee. i would also offer one clarification, there is a reference to the public calculation of the table in the decision referring to emissions by parties, this will be made available in accordance with the provision of that decision in the course of today. thank you, mr. president.
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>> mercy boucoup. >> i will personally guarantor of all those material corrections. and obviously those errors must be corrected. i should just like to get the flow to someone else, and with respect to having heard those two reports, the legal language committee, and i will consider the committee will be to submit the draft agreement to the cop, as revised by the groups from which we just heard the groups from, the legal and
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linguistic groups. i would like to propose that--i should like to propose and take it as read i would like now to look at 4 b of the agenda, which is about the endorsement of the text with all the linguistic changes, the work the meeting of the parties the draft, which i have talked about has two technical points, which i have mentioned before at our last committee paris meeting. we were recommended to make recommendations with regard to
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the expert group on legal and linguistic aspects, and that as the secretary has asked us to do. i would like the secretary to make shows amendments, make those changes, we have actually heard that, and in the meeting notes. thank you very much. so i should like to ask the cop to move forward, and i hope the floor to everybody who wishes to make a statement. so the agreement is the draft paris agreement. i can see that the agreement is, so it is accepted. [applause]
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[applause] [applause]
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>> the 195 nations have been working for weeks and years to reach this point. this is history in the making. they have announced that the deal has passed. there is standing ovation and there are cheers. they're still clapping. it's still going on for a minute, minute and a half, and there are people looking quite emotional in the crowd. listening to that. the delay of nearly two hours, but worth the wait. you can see their joy. probably more than a little relief. because of that final delay. there were some stumbling blocks over a few words. we can see al gore there obviously a key climate change campaigner. the applause is still continuing now for a minute and a half, two minutes since that agreement passed.
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let's cross live to our environment edit, nick clark, who has been following every twist and turn of this agreement. i guess history has been made now, and we do have the first universal climate change deal. >> absolutely. a moment of high drama as well because we're literally sitting here waiting that they were going to open it to the plenary, and there was bound to be an issue over shall and should. but he just put it there. it's there. we have this historic moment after all these years of negotiates, after all this effort that has gone into china to make this happen. you really have to take your hat off to the french president who ensured that this would happen and all those delegates who worked through the nights, three consecutive nights, and they're walking around here as if they have not slept for a year, and it's incredible that they've
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achieved this moment. let's bring in emma, who has been watching it just very excited about the whole thing, emma. >> that was an incredible finish. i mean there, is so much to process here. i feel incredibly happy that it passed. i think we were all wondering if it would. it felt like this whole deal was going to be tanked. at the same time, what a crazy event. it's almost not sunk in because of the smooshing of all those typos in one distribution and that change between shall and should. that's a bill political decision that was moved through in the last minute. >> how did they manage to do that? why didn't anybody protest it? >> yes. >> just watching the french president, he's embracing ban ki-moon on stage as well. lots of emotion going on there. >> it's such an emotional
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moment. you know, my only thought is maybe they really did agree that it should be should, and it really was a typo. that's why no one got upset. but it seemed so strange that it was considered a typo when it was one of the big sticking points over the past few weeks. here we are. doesn't matter. here we are, this agreement is through. we just watched history be made in one of the most weird and exciting ways i've ever seen. and so that's what is happening. this climate agreement is now reality. tomorrow we wake up, this is the new regime, that's incredible. >> important moment obviously for the climate change chief. >> she has led this process with vision, she's been behind the scenes and has talked to everyone from civil society to government. she has been supporting the people's movement that has brought us here. she has been really lobbying. she's full of personal
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inspiration as a human being. she has two daughters, and you can tell this is for her, this is about the next generation. there is nothing that can replace that personal inspiration. >> there has been the suggestion that agreement that we now have that we can talk about in reality. >> this is amazing. >> that it exists. but that it is also a little holy, a little weak, and there are a lot of people who think that. >> i think a lot of people will think that when they see that switch between shall and should. that was a sticking point between the countries. that there would be the obligation on the richest countries that made the most pollution, to take responsibility for that and lead finance. this weakened that language. it still says they should take the lead, but it should not require them to take the lead. that's a serious distinction. for everyone else, the business community, people all over the world, the peace that is still there, that it survived intact for the last two weeks is the goal that will bring us to a new
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energy era. this deal is the most fundamental piece of it. it's a message. we are an ending fossil fuels. we're ending dirty energy. the pollution that i thought would destroy the world around me for the rest of my life might not be there in the future. that's what i feel like is the incredible part of this moment. >> if i may be develop's advocate in this moment of heightened drama, you paint a very pretty picture there, rosy picture, but it will be tough getting to that point. >> it was tough getting to this point. i feel like if we can poll 100% clean energy in the next 15 months watch what we can do if five years. i'm excited to get back to work on monday and work with our members to work with leaders to adapt a more ambitious goal than this.
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we've had a great run. this is going to put a huge amount of wind in our sails. >> emma ruby-sacs, thank you very much, indeed. we're finally there after that historic moment. we have that universal climate agreement, the first one in history. >> let's go back to that should and shall issue. the line was developing countries should continue to take the lead. explain to us simply what the significance of that particular word there is? >> well, should denotes that basically the united states would have to follow the instruction of that particular clause, which would not go down well politically. if you look at the text, effectively what it is say something that they should--let's speak to emma about it because she knows much more about it. what is your view on that?
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it's a complicated thing, but it comes back to differentiation. >> it's the difference between shall, which is an obligation, and it's not just shall lead. it's shall lead in an economy-wide reduction. that's a very--that's a high burden. i think it's a deserved burden for developing countries, but it's a high burden on developing countries to be ambitious across the board. if you see should, it's very different. it's the difference between an order and an obligation. that's the thing that people have been talking about this whole time at conference. >> okay. there you have it. it's semantics, and it's all the way through this past two weeks we've been arguing over paragraphs and comma and semi colons, and then those two words snuck in there. they got the resolution. >> absolutely. and they got it through in the end. nick clark, thank you. joining us live in studio, he has been with us the past few ourselves.
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niall mcdowell, from the imperial college of london. we have a deal now. you said it's amazing. >> yes. >> you whispered that as it was announced. we're getting everyone very happy. let's pick up interest that point that we were talking about. the issue between an order and obligation. the developing nations are not ordered to, but they have the obligation to settle the difference but obviously is important. what impact do you think that will have? >> so i would tend to agree with what has been said. i think this is up there with semantics. i think there is a-- >> if you're one of the leaders of the developing nations in this, how do you change your action, do you think? >> i think you take on board that the world is watching what you're doing, there is now an expectation on you to really stand up and join the rest of the world in tackling this problem. it's not one country's problem. it's not one region's problem. it's a global problem and needs everyone on board to tackle it.
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>> the deal is on the table. but now it's all about implementing it. what are the different challenges, the different solutions from different parts of the world. not developing and developed but different regions. >> i think the first thing to realize is that there is not going to be an one size fits all solution to this problem. it will be different in different parts of the world. so most carbon emissions come from energy infrastructures after that it's transport and heavy energy. this looks very different than say the u.k. versus rural india versus parts of africa. so we're all coming from different starting places. what is important is that we have agreed on the end point, and now what we need to do is work on the transition. parts of western china, where the fossil fuels will lay an important role.
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we need to be aware of that and as we transition to increasing the amount of renewable energy and tapering off the amount of fossil energy we need to do that in a sustainable way. so in areas like western china or china in general where fossil energy is so important, technologies will be of paramount importance. you can tang this up with the developed countries should take the lead. hopefully we'll see these technologies first brought to market and deployed on an commercial and industrial scale in europe, the u.k. u.s. canada where it is already happening, and then deployed more broadly. >> is this a turning point a big one? >> i think so. >> let's hope so. nia ll macdowell. thank you for being with us. >> thank you. >> let's take a look at the day's other news. burundi's army said 87 people have been killed during violence in the capital. eyewitnesses say that some of the victims appear to have been
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shot at close range. their bodies were found after unidentified gunmen attacked military installations. it's the worst outbreak of violence since a failed coup back in may. joining us now on the phone from uganda is our reporter malcolm webb. he has covered burundi extensively, malcolm, what did these eyewitnesses tell you? >> apologizes. we seem to be having trouble with that line with malcolm webb. he was going to tell us about those 87 people being killed in violence. we'll try to get the line up to malcolm webb as soon as we can. in the meantime let's take a look at some of the day's other news. going to switzerland where the police say they've arrested two people of syrian origin on suspicion of making and transporting explosives. the two individuals have
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allegedly have contact with is isil. one of the suspects had a huge number of weapons. we're back in the studio with more on is this story. what else do we know? >> the swiss prosecutor has given us a bit more detail of those two syrians arrested in the geneva area on a road linking switzerland and france. they were carrying genuine syrian passports. they spoke arabic. they didn't speak french. they claimed to have just arrived in geneva, and they claim to have hired the vehicle they stopped in. this that vehicle the police found traces of an explosive matter. they didn't say what it was but hinted that it was not enough to cause a huge explosion, but this does come under investigations under way in switzerland into
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possible isil cells. the--this arrest of two people is separate from what started on wednesday after an intelligence agency believeed to be the americans, tipped off the swiss that there was a cell in geneva. what that led to was a number of measures like raising the security level to three out of five. lots more armed police in places like the u.n. headquarters in geneva. checks on people and vehicles, which led to these individuals being stopped. they also suspected apart from the explosives of basically being linked to a so-called extremely group. that's what we know about those men. but there was actually another incident reported in the swiss press which have turned out to be some of what a red hearing in that people assumed it might be isil linked. let's hear what the prosecutor says about that raid, which
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happened on thursday. >> we received intelligence that a radicalized individual had arsenal of weapons in her apartment. she had an axe, harpoon, an m 16 gun and 30 older weapons. >> the whole of europe is really on high alert after the attacks in paris a few weeks ago. what reaction has there been to all of this? >> a lot of alarm. to point out the woman whose apartment a was raided on thursday, she did have a worrying collection of weapons, but apparently she wasn't tracted to far-right groups, so they're ruling out any link to having anything to do with the attacks in paris. two terrorists are iists are arrested in switzerland.
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we don't know if they had the type of visas that would allow them to go through the schengen area without checks. and there could be more arrests in the days to come to do with the wider investigation after that tip off about an isil cell in the country. >> lots of developments, thank you for bringing us up-to-date with all of that. let's go to yemen where a cease-fire in the civil war will start on december 14th according to the head of the houthi delegation. >> we managed to pave the way
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with the document. the message sent to the united nations is now solid ground for political dialogue. >> in syria reported to have killed 18 people and injured another 70. the car bomb was detonated in homs. the attack follow the implementation of the truce in the city. an attacker detonated a suicide vest in iraq's largest province anbar. no one is claiming responsibility. >> in saudi arabia it's the first time that women have been allowed to vote as well as stand as candidates. 900 women and 6,000 men are running for election to local council.
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the local voting age is lowered from 21 to 18. >> i'm so proud of this improvement in saudi. i really hope that any female gets elected today because this is a really big opportunity for females, and i think they could really make a difference. >> we're called a developing country because we have oil. but we remove the oil we are a third world country. everyone knows that. and age issue, saudi arabia is only 84 years old. so we are a baby country. so these steps for me i think are huge steps. >> we know that women makeup half of society. her role is not in such places. her role is in administrating her house and bringing up the new generation. if we allow her to leave the
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house and conduct business who will raise my son? >> we go for more in riyadh. >> there this is an historic day in saudi arabia. the election polls are now closed. this is the first time that women have been allowed to vote and stand as candidates in elections. and for many people this is the first time they have gone to the polls because this is only the third time elections have taken place in the kingdom. vote counting will take place any time. ballot papers are emptied, and this is a scene that will be duplicated at polling stations across the country. people are hoping this is a significant step in the path of having a more conclusive society not only women but youth. the voting age has been reduced from 21 years to 18 years, whether any woman will win, many
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are waiting to find out as results are announced sunday afternoon. these are significant elections. >> 11 people have been arrested after spanish police found one and a half tons of cocaine disguised as wooden pallets. >> it appeared to be loaded with sacks of charcoal on wooden pallets. the pallets were made of compressed cocaine powder, and co-cocaine was disguised as charcoal. coming up in sport,
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>> it's time for the sports news now. >> thank you, barbara, the draw for 2016 has just taken place. there were top groups in "a." the the tournament has been expanded from 16 to 24 countries. so the 24 countries taking part in 2016 have been split into six groups of four.
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in group b england had been drawn with wales, slovakia and russia. world cup winners germany are in group c with ukraine, poland and in northern island. in group d spain with the czech republic turkey and croatia. group e with belgium, switzerland and italy, and group f portugal, iceland, hungary and austria. paul reese was at the draw, and joins us live from paris. so paul a touc tough group for some debutantes like ireland.
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>> wales has been drawn with england in group b. the welsh will be relishing that match especially after having a world-class player like gareth bale against a team who arguebly doesn't have a world-class player in england. belgium will take the rerepublic of ireland, sweden. but for france, an incredibly easy group even though coaches never say any group is easy. romania, switzerland, an and albania, who have never been in this competition before. glance looking for their third straight win in a major tournament on home soil. and lifted the 1998 world cup and 14 years before that it was
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michel platini who scored with nine goals to win the first major win. he had an appeal rejected yesterday. he's currently banned from football, and if the fifa ethics committee find that he's guilty of corruption, as they may do in the next couple of weeks, they ma he may be watching this competition on home soil as a spectator. >> do you think that it has diluted the competition? >> well, that's the argument made by some and this is michel platini extending it to 2016. 16 teams, it was truly a strong
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competition. the other side of the argument is that teams like wales, albania, northern isil really bring something to the party. how are you going to make these teams stronger if you don't let them in into the major tournaments. >> following the paris attacks, what are the security measures? >> well, as you would expect tomorrow is a month from the attacks in paris, and there is a lot of security here mainly the riot police, rather than the heavy weaponry we're accustomed to seeing in paris, but the security here at 2016 is going to be huge. some of the suicide attacks were at the stade inference france.
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so it's going to be a different proposition from the world cup in 1998 where the main threat was hooliganism. >> thank you very much for that. south american football has a new president with the continent hoping to move on from a series of scandals. the last three have been--the last three presidents have been arrested in the ongoing corruption investigations. barcelona has been held to a 2-2 all draw. lionel messi opened in th, and fans had more to cheer as he put barcelona with goals in the
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77th and the 86th. there are six games on saturday. manchester city has gone to the top of the table with the 2-1 win against swansea. and a week after beating champions chelsea, bournemouth are playing manchester united, and that score currently is 1-1. the u.s. indies in test cricket has continued as they went to defeat in three days against australia. this is the defeat took a 5-27 as australia won this first test by innings and it was the first test appearance in 18 months as he had hopes to put a series of injury problems behind him. the golden state warriors kept the nba streak going, but the boston celtics came close to ending it on friday night.
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the worst shooting performance, the warriors winning 134 with the 24 straight wins this season. the all-time record is 33 consecutive wins set by the los angeles lakers more than 40 years ago. this is the fourth straight win for the thunder. rugby union team to lose 38-0 in the european champions cup. after a bonus point, one match before scoring five tries.
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the two teams will meet again in france. that's our sport for now. i'll hand you back for barbara. sana. thank you. we want to show you again the moment that a climate deal was finally reached after marathon talks in paris. [applause] >> as you can see and hear delegates erupted in cheers after the global climate change wa deal was agreed to. it is the first universal agreement on climate. history in the making. maryam nemazee will have the news for you in just a few moments. i'll see yo tomorrow, bye bye.
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