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hello. this is the news hour live from london. coming up in the next 60 minutes. an agreement reached in syria to deliver aid to starving people of madaya on monday. german police break up a far right protest over new year's eve attacks in cologne. petrol buns are thrown at kosovo's headquarters over a deal with serbia. back behind bars the top drug
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lord is returned to the prison he escaped from six months ago. lottery sales soar as the jackpot hits 9 million dollars. >> reporter: i'm with all your sports including the zidane makes debut as manager aid agencies are in a race against time to get vital food and medicine to besieged towns in syria where tens of thousands are starving. as winter sets in families have been burning furniture for warpth and re - warmth and resorting to eating leaves and cats and dogs. the situation is bad in madaya where 42,000 people have been cut off since jewel. sources say agreement has been
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reached for the government to deliver aid there on monday. aid will also be allowed into two opposition held villages in the north. it has caused an international out cry after pictures of emaciated bodies and children have been released. >> reporter: what's your name? >> translation: noah. >> reporter: how long have you been without food? rishgs four days. >> reporter: what have you taken from the hospital to survive? >> translation: this packet. >> reporter: this packet of salt? a spokes woman for the world food program in the middle east says she is hopeful aid will get to civilians soon >> we expect tomorrow, sunday, we will have the first aid trucks going to madaya carrying food for the 42,000 people who are besieged in the town. in addition there will be other humanitarian supplies on this convoy. by monday or hopefully also
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sunday we will be reaching for aayfraya. throughout the week more convoys will be reaching the besieged areas which will include food, baby food, blankets, children's winter clothing water, water purifiers, medical supplies, by all the u.n. humanitarian agencies operating in syria joining me from brussels is the director for doctors without borders. we know that from monday onwards there will be aid delivered not just to madaya but also cities to the north of syria in other areas. are you confident that these aid deliveries will go ahead as planned? >> look, if you look at the past, we will believe it once really the convoy will be there and food will be distributed. what we can say today is the
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situation is quite horrific. since 1 december we have 23 people who have died of starvation. among them half of them are basically adult people which is a sign of how strong it is and how difficult is the situation there. it is one of the first time that you have a besieged area that is surrounded by land mines. that's why the people cannot go out, cannot go seek to find firewood or to find food. that's why we are in this terrible situation right now. that's why it's so urgent at the moment to get access and get a supply there with food, but also medicine. we have also people in the health centers of madaya that need to be medically evacuated because they are in a pretty harsh condition do we know if those people will be allowed to be ee vab ewe eighted-- evacuated? >> no. we don't know yet time is such an important factor here especially when you
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look at the pictures that have been emerging from madaya over the past few days. given the location of this city, it is high up in the mountain, its winter conditions are difficult and there are land mines planted around the perimeter of the city. do you see further delays in getting aid to people even once the convoys have started to aarri aarrive? >> yes. of course. the situation is so terrible and horrific that it cannot be just a one-off distribution or supply. the population needs to have fuel as well because the temperature is below zero at the moment. you need fuel for a heating system, food, medicine, people to be evacuated and this is a conflict zone where everything was made for weeks and months to really starve the population. that's why you have labbed mines and people cannot have access to
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the field simply as that. you have also sniper s are and people have been shoot at when trying to seek for food or wood the convoy going in it's a partnership wp the international red cross and government. do you have any staff on the ground in syria or do you plan to be sending any kind of delivery into these towns now? >> as you fwhee are an organization that - know we are an organization that gives health care to people in conflict zone. syria has been really difficult to have access. it has been the last four years we have tried to get access to the syrian area but we did not get the authorisation there, meaning that we are supporting in working through a network of
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doctors and nurses that we are helping were medicine, with supply. we have also a fitting center inside madaya that we have supplied with food, but we don't have the classic workers there because we never reached the location basically i suppose these are the alleges facing-- challenges facing all groups. the partnerships on the ground to try and ease some of them >> yes how can this situation be improved so that a longer-term agreement can be made to get better access because this agreement it meets people's p people's' short-term need but you need some broader deal to relieve the long-term suffering. >> i mean, mapd is somehow the tip of the iceberg because it is a horrific situation right now. you have other locations that are besieged where we speak
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where the situation is also very bad and where the international humanitarian law is not applying at all, meaning normally the syrian population should have access to basic needs and food. the humanitarian worker should be able to go there to help them. that is the case in many other location conflict area in the world, but in syria it is almost nothing, meaning that the people are completely left alone with support of organization vee anetworking and so on-- via networking and so on, but we cannot have access ours and the population is suffering a lot. yes, it is such a horrific situation that it has to stop. we cannot stay that way and, of course, the road for improvement is just enormous. at least the government of syria should guarantee access to many human basic needs for the syrian population
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thank you very much. we appreciate you taking time to speak to us >> thank you. thanks a lot syrian state television says the government is ready to take part in peace talks in geneva but only if it obtain tz a list of-- obtains a list of which opposition will be involved. the u.n. also demanded a list of groups that would be passed as terrorists. syrian rebels say they're under international pressure to make concessions under their doubts for the drive for peace. aid workers say 43 people have been killed in an russian air strike. this video is said to have been filmed by volunteers from the opposition. the pictures were taken from an aid worker's helmet. they're looking for bodies buried. more than a million rev genes
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have sought shelter in lebanon. many are struggling to survive despite help from aid groups. our correspondent reports from beqaa valley. >> reporter: six month old baby has a serious burn across his face and head. his family can't afford to buy kwood, so his mother put whatever she could find on the fire to keep it burning. sometimes these materials give off taxic fumes and the embers burn out of control. >> translation: i had put nylon and plastic shoes on the fire and we woke up with a fire. by the time it was put out the baby was already burned. >> reporter: necessity cannot earn for themselves. they can't get jobs unless spobs sored-- sponsored by a lebanon nation. >> translation: we are
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displaced. we have no rights. the kids have no clothes. i have ten people to take care of and i'm old. how can i feed them and keep them alive? >> reporter: the united nations appeal for donations to help syrians every year. last year it received half of what it asked for which means many refugees here are having to go without. it is people in the newer refugee camps like this that are most vulnerable. they don't have the basic things that they need in the run up to winter. they need wood and fuel for the fires and insulation for the tents. they need 4 to 500 a month. many are getting about a third of that. >> translation: it's cold and water is leaking into the tents. look at the tarps, we don't have plastic to cover it for the rain. yesterday we had one tarp brought. what can that do to stop the leaking? the u.n. give us $150 a month
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but it's not enough. >> reporter: the u.n. says it has launched a new appeal for 2.48 billion dollars to help syrians in lebanon >> we're mostly concerned for people in the exposed areas like beqaa valley. we know 55% of refugees in lebanon live in insecure dwellings, such as garages and warehouses and tents. all of them need our help and support. >> reporter: there are more than one million refugees here who may need help. most of them living below the poverty line. back at the baby's test, his mother who has been in lebanon for three years, can only hope things get better especially during these long winter days aid agencies are making a plea for help for the forgotten victims of i.s.i.l.'s advance in iraq. more than three million people are internally displaced and
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they say winter weather will only make the humanitarian situation worse. from the outskirts of er bill or correspondent reports. >> reporter: whether bracing for war or bracing for winter, they have become accustomed to one catastrophe after another. even in this camp meant to protect them, supplies are too few and aid distributions too far between. it is why some children walk around in slippers despite the freezing cold. >> translation: our condition here is so difficult. the tents are soaking wet and the water is always leaking in >> reporter: as if on cue while we were talking a deluge begins. the nightmare this woman described becomes real once more. to give you an idea how bad it was, it was raining a few minutes ago. now it is actually hailing and this hail and this rain is coming into this tent.
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that's why so many of the internally displaced here are worried about what the worsening winter weather will bring from the weeks and months to come. concerned for the welfare of her children, she took what precautions she could as early as possible. >> translation: we paid for and built a separate makeshift room because sometimes this tent will fly away. the tarp once flew away and we had to bring it back >> reporter: after three months of saving this woman and her husband had enough money to buy the wood for this makeshift shelter. tiny compared to the tent they had been in, but at least now they feel slightly nor secure against the elements. in other parts of the camp things are far worse. the evidence is all around like this tarp that collapsed under the weight of rainwater, where the trash piling up in the mud.
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unicef's representative says it is becoming extremely difficult to help the people here >> what people are forgetting is 3.2 million displaced are living in a miserable life. it's the fighting with i.s.i.l. that makes the news. the polite of the people-- pligmt of the people p doesn't go to the news. >> reporter: he describes the situation children are facing throughout the country. he says he is still haunted by the memory seeing a child who was so cold he tried to warm himself under the engine of a car. life for many of the children here is as punishing as this weather and they're becoming accustomed to this suffering there's more to come for you on the al jazeera news hour from london. speaking out for the poor, south africa's president starts off with a positive message. his party will face major
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challenges in the next coming months. ireland needs you, and they want to suggest that the grass is greener back home. the first grand slam of the tennis season. there has been a series of on pro and anti immigration rallies in the city of cologne. they were prompted bring a series of attacks of women in the city reportedly carried out by arab or north african man. a report from cologne in the country's west. >> reporter: it was a day of protests that culminated in moments of violence. supporters of the far right anti-islamic group had been demonstrating against the asylum policies of the government and those who carried out the sexual
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violence here on new year's eve. but in the event, some of their followers ended up throwing bottles, stones and other objects at police. the police responded with water cannon to try to restore calm. a number of people were held. others injured. earlier the city's group in seen a much larger demonstration. they had come to try to prevent or disrupt the far right rally. >> translation: i would say society is getting really divided at the moment into those holding on to the welcoming culture and the fascists. it is incredible what is happening in germany. we must fight against the racism. >> reporter: on the other side the message was stark. >> translation: it is about to happen. what happened on new year's eve is a no go. it can't happen again and we will stand up for it.
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when the going gets tough, us germans will fight again for it. >> reporter: the fallout from the sexual attacks and robberies of news years eve continues to res nature more than a week - resonate more than a week on. one young woman told me how a female friend of hers was groped and that she herself was threatened. >> translation: i was really afraid and was really insecure, which is not like me. i didn't know how to react. i didn't know how to respond and just started staring at the floor. i was afraid of the looks >> reporter: the chancellor says the law needs to be strengthened so that if refugees commit serious crimes they can more easily be deported >> it's in the german's best interests but also in those of the vast majority of refugees who arrived here. it is very important >> reporter: the two
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demonstrations that have been staged in this city center have now come to an end with the police moving in to restore law and order, but the debate about what this country does with the asylum seekers that it has encouraged to come here is far from over gulf arab leaders are accusing iran of escalating tensions with saudi arabia and interfering in its internal affairs. the gulf corporation council has been holding an emergency meeting over deteriorating relations with its ray johnal rival tehran. diplomatic ties were cut. they were angry at the execution of a prominent shia cleric in saudi arabia last week. >> translation: the actions in iran do not serve peace and stability in the world. it is against all interests and interference in the sovereignty of the state. it only leads to more hatred in
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the region. we stand hand-in-hand with vaesh in order to counter-- saudi arabia in order to prevent terrorism and bring those to justice the chair of contemporary middle east studies at the london school of economics is joining me in the studio. did the vau decency get what-- saudis get what they wanted in this meeting? >> the council expressed total support for the saudi position. politically and symbolically. they did not cut diplomatic relations as iran as saudi arabia would have liked. they did not retake any concrete measures in saudi arabia even though the statement says that the council is thinking of taking additional measures. we do not know what these measures are. so political and symbolic support but no concrete measures to basically to follow in the leaped of what saudi arabia has done in the last few days. in particular, cutting diplomatic relations with
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tehran. only bahrain out of all gulf councils have cut diplomatic relations with iran it is a good point, but i suppose we have seen other gcc countries down grading their relationship with iran. does this ultimately lead to can the saudis continue to pursue this position about with iran if there isn't, perhaps, the full backing or support of other gcc countries in following its lead? >> my reading is that saudi arabia has made a strategic decision, to confront, to counter balance iran. the saudi position is that it presents a threat to saudi arabia. iran interferes into arab affairs. it penetrates and infiltrates the world, syria, iraq, bay ran and yemen-- bahrain and yemen. they're trying hard to garner support. just in the gcc there's a
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meeting for the arab league and the saudis are hoping that our arab states will follow the saudi arabia vis-a-vis iran is that shared by countries in the gcc but in the arab world itself? >> this is the critical point is that the arab world is deeply divided. you have three blocks. you have the pro iranian block made up of iraq and syria, lebanon is deeply divided, yemen is in support of iran and you have the pro saudi de, saudi arabia, ba principal and to a lesser extent. egypt ask really reluctant to join either camp even though egypt says it supports saudi arabia. algeria is trying to play a mediating role. it shows you how divided the world is that saudi arabia is pushing hard for a united arab
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position in order to counter balance iran how does saudi arabia's longstanding international ally the u.s. feel about this recent escalation, although there has been tension between u.s. and saudi in the past year? >> ironically they had not consulted the united states before they decided to cut diplomatic relations. they're angry with the americans. they believe the americans have let them down. they have sided with iran. that's the saudi position. they have allowed iran to gain upper hand in the region. the americans are unhappy with the current escalation of relations between the saudis and iran. why? the american agenda is simple. it wants to focus on confrontation on i.s.i.s., on terrorism, it wants to find a diplomatic solution in syria and a ceasefire in iran. the current escalation of
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confrontation between the saudis and iran has the attention of the u.s. in the region not a total alignment of there and objectives in the region. thank you for that >> thank you former egyptian president has had his appeal against a corruption case rejected. he and his two sons were sentenced to three years in prison last may for stealing in millions of funds in public funds to upgrade their personal properties. mexico is expected to extradite joaquin guzman to the u.s. after he was recaptured on friday. although it could take some time. he was recaptured in his home city. he had been on the run for six months after escaping from prison.
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>> reporter: for a third time the world's most notorious drug lord was arrested by mexican security forces. his arrest ends a six-month embarrassment for the mexican government. >> translation: for months intensive careful intelligence and criminal investigation work was carried out to identify, detain and pull apart the network of influence and protection that surrounded this criminal. today mexico confirms that its institutions have the necessary capabilities to overcome those who threaten the stability of mexican families. its success demonstrates that when we mexicans work together, there is no adversity that we cannot overcome. >> reporter: the government says joaquin guzman was arrested in his home state on friday morning. someone called to complain about armed men holed up inside a motel. during a shoot out the government says it killed five criminals and arrested six, including the head of the drug
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cart el. joaquin guzman has taken on mythical status here in mexico. his multi billion dollar drug cart el is believed to supply the significant amount of drugs that end up in the u.s. twice he has escaped from prison. that may be why people we spoke with reacted to his recapture with a blase attitude saying he will escape again. but for the president it was an opportunity to reclaim the upper hand after his escape from mexico's most secure prison last july. joaquin guzman's escape from his prison cell was global news. he escaped from a tunnel connected to his shower in his cell. the president has been reluctant to extradite him to the u.s. where he is facing charges. one analyst told al jazeera he thinks this time he will be sent
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to the states where an escape is considered less likely adam rainy is in the west city where joaquin guzman was finally captured. >> reporter: mexican marines are still positioned outside the house where a major gun battle took place on friday. for about a month authorities had been watching this property because they had reason to believe that joaquin guzman was using this either as a base of operations or taking refuge here. early on friday around 4am authorities moved in. a three-our gun battle ensued. five people killed, six others arrested, but the main joaquin guzman going down in the sewers as he has in the [ast. he surfaced a few hundred metres from here. they stole a car and took off, but they were pursued by marines who caught up with them and arrested him and waited for back up. this location is a few hours drive where he was recaught a
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little less than two years ago in february 2014. he was holed up in the city which is the base of operations for the cartel and yet again when he was found he was found in the state where he felt safest still to come for you on al jazeera, graffiti appears around venezuela in protest of the former leader's picture being removed. gentrification in europe. the minus 16 degrees at the play. all that in sport. n sport.
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by the opposition. police have fired water cannons on an anti immigration really in cologne. it was prompted by a series of attacks on women in the city on new year's eve where a number of refugees have been questioned. mexico is expected to extradite drug boss joaquin guzman to the u.s. after he was recaptured on friday. in other stories, fire broke out at kosovo headquarters where petrol bombs have been dloen. demonstrators gathered to denounce a deal broked by the european union. that gives local powers and the possibilities of financing from belgrade. kosovo declared independence in 2008. there has been escalating tensions since last year.
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>> reporter: they're thinking that the serbian state will be back at the back door here in kosovo. they fear that with the finance from belgrade and with the local authorities connected to serbia will be something like a joint community here in serbia connected to belgrade. they're fearing that some past signs will come back, but the opposition leaders are saying that they're not completely against the brussels agreement. they're saying that many of parts of brussels agreement are okay with them, but they're saying that association of the serbian majority mu his pallet will cause-- municipality will cause problem. they're saying they will not give up until the prime minister
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of resigns venezuelan opposition leader has told the government to stop playing a game of throwns with the country's supreme court which barred three of its law makers from taking their seats. the party who controls the national assembly says they will no longer vow to the wishs of president maduro's office. >> translation: we want the ruling party and the government to reflect and stop playing game of throwns with the supreme court and that once and for all understand that the decision of the 6 december for political change in venezuela has started and clues a change of attitude that the government has to have in these new times. the national assembly will no longer kneel anywhere to the palace or any other power in the capital the government are finding new ways to show support for maduro and the late leader. our correspondent has more. >> reporter: down town city woke
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up with fresh images of the late leader in response to the recent removal of his portrait from the walls of the national assembly. also pictures here saying the opposition has the assembly and the people have the street. on wednesday, a day after the first opposition led parliament in close to 17 years, the new president said the images have no room understand the new administration. a symbolic gesture, this has hit a raw nerve in the deeply polarized country. people have been gathering in the square to protest what they say is an affront to their larger than life leader and the country's history. also the president suffered a crushing defeat in december's parliamentary elections, his predecessor and mentor is still reveered in an almost cult-like
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fashion. the movement spear headed might have suffered a setback with the loss of parliament, but most of the government institutions remain firmly under loyalist hands. the tilt for at that time reaction is - shall tit far tat reaction is a view of how the area that the country seems to be heading to south africa's president has addressed the needs of the poor saying changes are needed over the country. he said it could be a tough year for his party. >> reporter: south africa's congress is under pressure. the local currency continues to lose its value. the poor are struggling. the president is promising to act quickly. >> the challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment have their roots in the vast tracks of land that were stolen from
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the indigenous people of south afri africa. the spate of land reform and levels of support for emerging farmers must be accelerated. >> reporter: he also says the national minimal wage will be introduced and after large protests last year the government says it will not raise tuition and registration fees for students. his decision to fire two finance ministers in a week is partly to blame for the under performing rand >> we're talking about a fall of the ran dpshgs to the dollar of 10%. something like 20 billion assets wiped out in two days as people withdrew, investors withdrew money >> reporter: this could be a tough year for the country.
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the first issue with the government. >> reporter: the ruling party enjoys significant support but analysts say that could change if poverty and unemployment are not addressed >> if the anc leaves that language, high more el language, into a language of corruption and all other issues, the party will confront a crisis. it's something that the president doesn't want to see happening. >> reporter: some africans want the president to resign over allegations of corruption and weak economy. those calls are likely to get louder tens of thousands of people across poland have protested against new laws giving the government control over state media and the courts. critics say the moves will heavily damage the country's democratic credentials. >> reporter: this very large
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protest here in war saw and many others like it around poland today demonstrate a fault line not just in the space of polish politics but the state of the relationship between poland and the european union as well. ever since the new government here came to power very recently off the back of a great deal of nationalism brought about by the refugee crisis and in particular germany's response to that, they have enacted a number of measures which are against the interests of ordinary polish citizens. this protest is outside the state television here and one of the measures being brought this is to allow itself to point their head of the state television channel by the pressure reminister and all these people-- treasury minister. it lacks pluralism, a lot of the badges here, that means free
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media in polish. they say that they are worried that the country's democracy is understand threat as well a doctor in a russian hospital has been charged with manslaughter after video emerged showing him punching a patient. the surveillance video purports to show the incident which took place on 29 december. the doctor punched the patient who hit his head on the floor and died of his injuries. he also beat the man's friend. investigators are saying that the victim had previously been involved in violence at the hospital having kicked a nurse. ireland is the fastest growing economy in the e.u. this dramatic reversal of fortune is changing the population. the government wants many who went abroad to go home.
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>> reporter: rebuilding the irish economy. the country is putting its near bankruptcy in 2009 behind it and many of these who went abroad looking for work are coming home. people like paul o'brien who spent five years in sydney. >> a year ago i came home and, yeah, from talking to people, when you step on off the aeroplane, it was a lot more, yeah, enthusiastic and promising. >> reporter: how can we get those young talented immigrants who have left ireland to consider ireland again. >> reporter: ireland now has the highest gdp growth in the european union, but one vital commodity is missing. those skilled professionals abroad and the government wants them back. as do employers like the boss of engineering firm ethos, greg haydon >> we started in the height and then the crash happened and we went on three-day weeks, we
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reduced salaries and we had to let people go. guys left ireland as grants, they got superb experience abroad. there is a huge amount to offer with them coming home here. i thought that was a good thing to tap into >> reporter: as ireland picks itself up as life particularly here in the capital of dublin begins to return to pre-crisis levels of prosperity, the return of workers who left is a welcome biproduct. the government expects 2016 to be the first year in seven in which those returning outnumber those leaving. it wants to attract 70,000 home by 2020. >> the higher skilled professionals, there is a significant labor shortage. how long that labor shortage
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will last and how long this upswing will last is another guess. >> there is more optimism. i suppose it's peppered with caution as well because although the time can be great here, i certainly still remember the reasons why i went in the fares place because there was to work. >> reporter: the watch word now is caution new york city's bronx neighborhood is notorious for being one of the toughest areas in the u.s. property developers are hoping to help that. the locals are not all that enthusiastic. >> reporter: this man teaches photography to school kids in the bronx. a neighborhood with a reputation for being high on crime and low on opportunity. these kids see something
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different here. a proud tradition of working class new yorkers, many of them immigrants, many worried anywhere way of life-- their way of life is about to change. >> when i hit the shutter button i feel i'm in a way saying goodbye. >> reporter: that's because new york is planning to redevelop this area, a place where many locals earn their living. >> we need these places as working places for the people here, not as a way for millionaires to make more money >> reporter: the city's plan to redevelop this section of the bronx is yet to be finalised, but already it is displacing the small businesses that have long thrived here. property values are going up, rents are going up, but so too is the image of the bronx. celebrities made the trek up town for a party.
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the party's bronx's burning theme with bullet riddled cars played off old stereotypes and offended locals >> i think it is the future of real estate >> reporter: that developer says the experience taught him the importance of talking to local residents. his company plans to invest half a billion dollars to ring market grade apartments to another section of the bronx once dominated by piano factories. >> we're taking what is highly under utilised area and turning it into housing and creating parkland space for people already in the community. >> reporter: local residents want more affordable housing and are making their concerns known. >> we saw it happen to a lot of neighborhoods and we're saying no way, we're ready to make sure what happens is done in the right way. >> reporter: so that the poor
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and working class can continue to call the neighborhood home still domestic for you on al jazeera-- to come for you, robotic enforcement, the engineering student trying to achieve the rail record of the country. tennis is also coming up. g up.
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welcome back. police in bangladesh say an
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average of 70 people were killed by trains every month last year, but an engineering student's invention might help improve rail safety in the country. >> reporter: the effects don't inspire much confidence-- the tracks don't inspire much confidence in this engineering student. worried for reading reports of derailments, he built a robot. inside a sensor detects cracks and derailments sending alerts to the nearest station. >> translation: right now all the maintenance work and check ups on our rail tracks are done manually. you need huge manpower for that. the rail department doesn't have enough employees so we're trying to introduce an automated system. >> reporter: lack of maintenance is not the major problem.
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a large number of tracks run through chaotic places and slums. it is a danger for people around. in 2015 police say an average of 70 people died each month after getting hit by trains. this man says he has seen 50 to 60 accidents during the 28 years here. he has recovered 10 dead bodies with his own hands. >> translation: some people are wandering oobt the tracks talking on their phones, some are absent mind episode and some p have arguments with girlfriends and looking to end things. >> reporter: a proliferation of illegal crossings pose threats with vehicles getting stuck on uneven ground. >> there were two very damaging accidents. they stuck inside the rail track. the train came. the drivers saw the train is
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coming but could not move. >> reporter: with thousands of unregulated crossings around the country, rail safety remains a huge problem that will take coordination between different government agencies to solve. in the meantime, this man is going his best to show that one person's ideas can still make some difference time now for the sport. >> reporter: thank you very much. manchester united are into the fourth round of the english fa cup. the manner of their one nil victory against the chef eeld united leaves questions over the manager. they had nine internationals but necessity couldn't score in the first half. that was the 10th one at home that they failed to score before the hatch time break. injury meant that one was
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tripped in the penalty box and wayne rooney stepped up to score the penalty. they're in for that fourth rounds. defending champions arsenal's dream of the third straight title while tested by sundayerlands. they fell behind in the 17th minute when there was an opener. they levelled through joel campbell and two more goals in the second half. the score a rather flattering three one. >> in the first half, it was one down, and to find our game, reshuffled the field and after that in the second half, we took over, played better and scored great goals and created many chances. >> reporter: a busy day of fa cup action. a look a few results. there was a replay at villa park
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after aston villa to a one one draw match. as you heard man chess tear united one nil win. he said he will play the same side when his liverpool team host exeter on wednesday week. a crisis in the youngest ever side on friday. the average age of the liverpool team was just 22 years old. the match itself finished two appease. a winning start to life as the manager, liga. he made his debut at home. his players didn't let him down as really madrid stormed to a five-nil win. it's barcelona who lead by a point. a 25th capture.
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his first in ten months was the highlight. the final score. that means barcelona is one point clear of atletico madrid. they played celta vigo on sunday. to tense now. world number one novak djokovic shows he is in top form with a dominant straight set one over nadal. fedderer took a step to defending his title. into his third successive final over the austrian. it took a little over an hour. it will be a repeat of last year's final in brisbane, fedderer. he earned his place raonic.
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world number one female title, after winning her first after beating the german in straight sets. injury free for the first time in two seasons, it is her first tournament win in almost two and a half years. >> it feels really good. i'm just very excited to start the year like that and it's definitely satisfying that all the work you've been putting this is paying off. i just feel happy. >> reporter: wawrinka is a former australian open champion. he is in the final in india. he won in straight sets six-three, six-four. to skiing, american lindsay vonn has equalled a 36-year-old
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record with her 36 career world cup downhill ski race win. the former champion who dominated women's racing watched her report. vonn now has 72 wins and holds the regarded for the most victories were 25. pretty cold in austria and also in the n.f.l. play offs. they get underway on saturday. sunday's game between the vikings and the hawks is set to begin in minus 16. hot air is being blown to prevent the pitch icing over. >> reporter: it is going to be a bitterly cold one there on sunday. in the heap of the day temperatures up to minus 16. the cold age plunging out of
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canada and it really is going to be the wind that makes the difference. the wind, the wind chill will make it feel like minus 29 degrees. bitterly cold weather coming through here as we go on through the course of the game. these games don't stop for the cold. look at some of the record values that wref seen in the past. cincinnati 1982 minus 23. back in 67 temperatures at minus 25 in greenbae, and back in 2000 minus 18 degrees. again you add on the wind and it felt like minus 51 in cincinnati in 1982. green bae around minus 44. in 2000 we're hoog at a feeling of around minus 31. so it's cold-- as cold as sundays will be it's not going to surpass any of these records.
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