this is al jazeera. >> this is the news hour hive from hon done. coming much the next 60 minutes. the syrian government approves access to seven besieged areas for eight conveys after talks of the u.n. envoy. uganda main opposition leader says the elections won't be free or fair. the ban prepares to play in paris again. as french politician debate whether to extend the state of emergency.
cuba and the u.s. sign a deal to resume direct flights but is island red consider for an influx of tourists. in sport, the champions league returns after a two month break. 34 the last 16. >> . >> thank you for joining us, we start this hour with p twoing news, the government there has just approved aid access to seven areas including near damascus. the u.n. says those convoys will be ready to leave in the next few days. the special envoy says they have an obligation to deliver aid to all syrians. z.e.n.a. reports. >> the battle enters it's third week.
there is no sign that a u.s. russian deal to pause the fighting will happen, but there is a sign of hope for the hundreds of thousands of syrians living in besieged areas across the country. whoosh understanding is the government has approved access to seven areas and those include azur,ish lid, and madaya, in rural damarcus. humanitarian agencies are preparing convoys for these areas to depart as soon as possible. and as the special envoy pointed out, the he said in talk -- in his remarks to the president that the test will be tomorrow and special envoy discussions with officials in damascus was not just about securing unhinders delivery of aid. the u.m. is also trying to stop the fighting as agreed in munich last week. but there seems to be little appetite. the syrian government appears
to feel empowered by it's battlefield gains and has ruled out any cease fire until it's opponents lay down their arms. syrian president said low michael reconciliation agreements are the solution to the conflict, the opposition says those deals are the government's way of making peace on it's terms from a position of vent. 70ians and rebels have after a long and painful sieges of opposition held areas. >> and the opposition is is now facing another enemy. an alliance of kurdish fighters, the kurdish armed group the syrian democratic forces are now in control of two main rebel strong holds in the northern corridor close to the border. they were among the first towns to rise up against the government. but the opposition says losses in aleppo are not the end of their fight.
we are undefeated. yes, they might have some advances but why they took these advances it happened just because the russian air forces is worsing for bashar al asaad. >> they are still holding ground on some front lines but the government is only intensifying it's military campaign, and pushing ahead with a military solution to the conflict. >> russia says it rejects war crimes accusations over the bombing of hospitals in syria, the u.n. says at least 50 civilians were killed when five medical facilities and two schools were hit by air strikes in the aleppo and idlib provinces. one was a children's hospital, the u.n. says the attack violate international law. earlier sam taylor from doctors without borders told us how their operations have been effected on a medical facility that they support.
when you destroy a hospital, it is not just a surgery, not just the war injuries it is chronic disease treatment. it is a place for women to give birth, this is all gone. the same day, yesterday, another hospital was hit, and at least one of the hospital in the district which is around 100-kilometers to the north was also hit. so we are seeing a number of attacks which is just horrific who have been living in a war zone for a number of years. people are moving around, so it is very difficult for them to reach treatment, who as i said there was not a hospital in the area, but that was also attacked yesterday, so several kilometers to the nearest facility, and i am not sure what services they are offering. so it is extremely difficult to access medical care, similar where we do have a hospital that we run in the north of the district, at 12 days ago, there were nine functioning hospitals. today there are only three.
and it is difficult for people on the ground. >> air strikes in and around the city of aleppo have forced thousands into a camp for internally displaced people just inside the syrian border. al jazeera traveled to the site and found people living in freezing conditions. >> the united nations now where security council members have been given a bleak assessment of the humanitarian situation in yemen. let's get more from u.n. headquarters who exactly has the council been hearing? >> we had this long recitation of devastating statistics from the u.n. humanitarian affairs. chief beginning with the 35,000 thought to have been either killed or injuries since last march, of that number some 3,000 are thought to be civilians dead, and that number some 700 dead children, and so this list went on from the,n
humanitarian chief. and conflict is exacting a terrible toll. have had to flee their homes. at least 7.6 million people are severely food insecure. some 2 million acutely malnourished children, and pregnant women need urgent treatment. chronic drug shortages unpailed salaries and destruction means that around 14 million yemen do not have sufficient access to healthcare since march last year, nearly 600 health facilities closed due to damage shortages of critical supplies, or lack of health workers. >> the restriction of access is a major problem both the hougthis and saudis restricting that access. he did note that some access
has been given to a town facing famine. however he says this is a good example where it has to be predictable access. not just ad hoc arrangements after long drawn out negotiations. the saudis were restricting humanitarian cargo in the ports. humanitarian staff was even being blacked. about the deliveries of aid henceforth, he said they would continue to be delivering humanitarian aid based on need, now that seems to be a reference to a saudi letter circulated to the aid agencies telling them to remove their stuff from areas controlled by the houthis. ten the u.n. humanitarian chief reminding the saudis of the humanitarian obligations. one other development, the spokesperson noting the dismay at the use of bombs in yemen. that follows a human rights
watch report that shows although alleged the use of u.s. made bombs in areas around yemen, many of which didn't explode properly. they say that's not only -- but u.s. law as well, which has a set number of failure rate. >> with the latest from the u.n. head quarters, thank you. spoking of the u.n. the former u.n. secretary general has died. the egyptian that led the u.n. was 93 years old. he was the first secretary general from africa and organized the massive relief operation, but he was chriss sited for the lack of action during conflicts in rwanda and angola. >> i am saddened to learn of the death of my predecessor
mute rose butte row. he was a respected state'sman, in the service of his country egypt. he was a well known scholar of international law. and brought formidable experience and intellectual power to the task of piloting the united nations through one of the most tumultuous and challenging periods. >> coming up this news hour, why zimbabwe prosecutor general is facing 15 years in jail, over a bomb blot plus we will have the latest on a new cancer procedure that has cured some paters of a disease, and in sport, a football coach who was targeting a third african title with a third different country. >> first, you dan's main
opposition leader has warned that thursday's elections will not be free or fair. but he assured reporters he will still win. who has been in power for 30 years. al jazeera malcolm web reports now over increasing fears that the government is using intimidation tactics. >> one of thousands of unemployed ugandas who have join add volunteer force called the crime preventers. the government says it is part of a community policing program. the political opposition says in reality it is a militia of the ruling of the end party. here at the home, sara the real identity hidden says she supports the p osix. she says when she joined the training and was issued with a uniformed t shirt she had to keep kie yet about it. >> some crime preventers have
to pretend they are ruling of the party, but in fact they support the opposition, and since they have to follow orders it is something they work for. >> police say the unpaid recruits are taught partim and martial arts and that they are neutral. but some politician say crime preventers are part of the ruling party plan to keep itself in power, by force if it has to. >> incumbent president is seeking to extend his 30 year rule by another five year term. they don't know what to do. and -- they don't want strength. they want weakness. this crime preventers are the source of strength for the country. >> the campaigns have been largely peaceful, they held the most rallies in nearly
300 of them, many in rural areas where the support base is stronger. the opposition have a lot of supporters here in the capitol, and many people are worries that the disputed election result could lead to violence. so the demonstrations following the last election, that prompt add brutal crack down by security forces and the authorities have been very strict with anyone trying to organize demonstrations ever since. >> documented human rights species in uganda for the past 30 years. he says the government has been responsible something it denies. >> the whole question of harassment, and intimidation seems to be practice, perpetuated mainly by the security agencies. nobody against the reopposition, and that's something we really must fight. >> they expect to win, the opposition says the ruling party will cheat if it has to.
and while many here in the city are agitating for change, others just hope the election will pass without more violence. malcolm web al jazeera uganda. >> a one day strike called by opposition parties has paralyzed most economic activity, less traffic sick lates on the usually busy roads markets were nearly empty, and some schools were closed. protestors are demanding that the president step down when his second term ends in december. the constitution bars heads of state, but the opposition fears he is delaying elections to stay in power. zimbabwe's chief prosecutor is appearing in court with abias of duty. he is accused of orders the release of two opposition activist whose were allegedly plotting to bomb a dairy farm
own by the president's wife. al jazeera is following events and sent us this report. >> inside the magistrate court, one of the most intriguing cases is being heard. it involves zimbabwe's top prosecutor. he is being accused of on instructing justice. a few weeks ago, four men tries or allegedly tries to bomb the dairy owned by the president family. they were stopped and arrests. now it is aal jazeeraing that the top prosecutor basically released two of them, saying they had turn state witness. he may have a hidden agenda, and that's why he was arrested forced to court, and out on bail. if the top prosecutor is found guilty, he could get up to 15 years in jail. zimbabwe is asking what is this really about. some say it could be personal. maybe someone in the office
doesn't want him around, but many are saying this could be much bigger. the president is getting older, some say this could have something to do with the battle who will take over for him, and things are getting interests on the drowned. for example, his wife alleges that some people in the military are trying to kill her son. and an official say there was a bomb scare a few days ago at top hotel. zimbabwe has been relatively quiet over the last years but many people are now saying things could start getting more interested. >> . >> ands set to expire by the end of next week. but the government is facing resistence from some politician who question whether the extension is necessary. the la gives officials to place people under house arrest outside normal judicial process. all this comes as the panned
whose concert was stormed by gunman during the paris attacks prepares to stage another show in the center of the french capitol. and it is due to begin in the next half hour. joining us live from outside the paris venue, where that concert is taking place. concert about to start, really and we have already heard from some of the band members the lead singer gave a very emotional interview. >> yes, barbara. there's a distinct feeling in the street at the moment some of them were in at the time of the attack last november the 13th. last year. when the gunman opened fire, so it is a tribute concert to the 90 people in that audience, who died under a hail of gun fire. and it must be bringing back appalling memories. not only for the band but
also for the people here on the streets who might going to hear them once again. and you are right, it was a very emotional interview by the lead singer of the band. who was interviewed on french television. of course it brought back very bad memories for him too, let's hear what he had to say. >> if you want to bring it up, i will ask you, did your french gun control stop a single person from dying. and if anyone can answer yes i would like to hear it, because i don't think so. the only thing that stopped it was some of the bravest men i have ever seen in my life charging head first into the face of death with their firearms. i saw people die, that maybe could have lived, i don't know. but i was i knew for sure, if they could have had a better chance. because there was some real ainges. and i really wish they were.
>> the band that was playing obviously getting very upset, reliving the events of that night. and now we have also had politician debating how to make sure that what happened that night doesn't happen again. tell us a little bit about what has been going on with the extense of the state of emergency law? >> >> well, the deputies in the national assembly, the french parliament are still debating the issue, but there is really no doubt about the result. they are going to pass the motion for an extension of the emergency powers. by and large majority tonight, probably in the next half hour or so. and this is, of course, very much in line with the opinion of the french public as a whole. security is now their main issue. because they feel another attack like the one lampings last year, could still come
again. and at what price is security paying that could not be freedom, is their opinion. and there are many people in the muslim population here. of course it is your's largest that fear it might increase the alienation of many people on the fringes of that community and perhaps increase the radicalization, and also been pointed out that this so called war on terrorism launched by what -- by the french president has not come up where very many successes.
not much to say they are winning a victory. so at the moment they will try to enjoy this conference. there is still a fear of another attack and a very heavy police presence. >> the latest from paris, david, thank you. ukraine's par lit has just voted to rate the performance as unsatisfactory. earlier on tuesday, ukraine's president asked the prime minister to resign because of a loss of public support. the prime minister did not say whether he would resign, but said he would accept whatever decision he made who is suspected of negligence homicide and interviewing
with rail traffic. 11 people died when two commuter lines a report published by doctors in argentina says that the rise in brain abnormality in babies was caused by a larva injected into the water supply. brazil's rio grand state has now banned all types of chemical larva. brazil's national government says it is safe to use, that recent rise in microcephaly where babies are born with ab normally small heads has been linked to the zika virus.
researchers removed infection fighting t. cells from the patients and then tagged them with a molecule that destroys tumor cells. the cells were then return to the patient's body. in one group an incredible 94% saw their symptoms vanish completely. they say while it is extraordinary, the results are just a baby step and the procedure is not without side effects. at the charity council research center. thank you for joining us here in the studio, it does sound amazing but you are obviously i am sure know more about these sorts of cures or treatments what did you make of it? >> it is very exciting. and it is a big step forward for therapy.
these are pisheds they had blood cancer, leukemia, and unfortunately for them they failed normal treatment. and how big was the trial, and was it any other types of cancers. >> they tested it in another 40 with different types of cancers. it is important to stress though, while they saw an impressive response rate, response doesn't actually equal cure. they still need to follow these patients over the long term. because one thing we do know about cancer is unfortunately, it is very good asking withling it's way out of therapy. it can develop resistence. so we do need to look at them long term. >> and also some get very
powerful side effects. >> with power comes obviously great caution that's why with these trials we do need to take them slowly, because patient safety has to be paramount. stimulating an immune system can be detrimental to the patient. it is not without dangers. >> so we won't call ate miracle cure just yet, and some say it is a baby step, how much of a change do you think it has been? i think one thing we do have to remember is we are looking at lymphomas the majority respond really well to standard patients. >> it is still a while away from being standard treatment, but this is where they have to start.
we need more search, and long term data, but it is a step forward, and there are a lot of other immune therapies coming online as well. so we are at the tip of the ice burg, a lot more to come. >> some good news though. from cancer research thank you for having joined us. >> . >> where a series of anti-immigrant attacks country wide have left these miners more vulnerable than ever before. >> after a deadly riot, the authorities found aquariums and other luxury items in a mexican prison. and coming up in sport, the former world number one making of close to perfect start, as the chance.
held talks with the syrian foreign minister in offense miscues. has warned that thursday's elections will not be free and fair. he is mounting his fourth challenge against the president who has been in power for three decades. and france's national assembly is debating whether to extend the state of emergency law by another three months. this as the band whose concert was targeted in the paris attacks prepares to stage it's first show back in the city. may may have escaped war but the anguish is far from over for the thousands of children arriving in europe, on their own. at least 10,000 have gone missing over the continent in the past two years and it is feared that many have fallen into the hands of trafficking rings and pedophiles. exclusive access to a refugee center sweden for children who arrived alone.
>> this may look like simple childhood fun. but for hussein neither laughter nor levity come easy any more. reminded constantly as he is, of that awful journey. ives scared but i was so tired of the life that i had i didn't think ask the risks. >> whose identities was riding set out for iran at the age of 14. he paid smugglers what he could. by 15 he made it to sweden where he sent months in a transit camp before being placed here at the city's lighthouse center.
even the locations of these are no longer made public. aid workers tell us it isn't just the threat of violence the kid kids have to worry abo. >> the criminality, they are without legal guardians also trafficking. pedophiles. we have some reports of it. >> at a time when thousands of unaccompanied refugee minors have gone missing in europe, it is getting harder and harder to ensure these children stay safe. >> we cannot have that supervision of them, what they do in their spare time, because it is an open camp, and they can go and come. >> like the other children living here, hussein chose sweden because the migration agency aids in bringing over the families of refugees under 14 who are granted asylum. but hussein lost contact with his parents and sibling over a year ago. and while he has applied for
asylum, he still doesn't know if will it be granted. i am afraid of what will happen to me. one of my brothers there was killed and another kidnapped. >> despite the attempts to brighten the mood, it's been a real challenge keeping the darkness at bay. as a refugee you don't have the time to process everything. but when you come here, to these camps, then you have your own room. you are alone many the room, and you think about everything. >> in hussein's room, the atmosphere seems as bleak as his outlook. >> i can't sleep well. i still think about all the traveling i did just to get here. >> now even as this shelter, his desperation only grows deeper as he wonders when and if this harrowing pilgrimage
will finally come to an end. >> the unicef is calling for greater protection for women and children coming to europe and says that for the first time, women and children now outnumber men arriving on the continent. they make up 60% of the number of people crossing from agrees into mas. done that. 30% of those who make the crossing between turkey and greece are children. one in tern people registered on arrival, were children, and that has now risen to more than one in three. let's get more on this issue, joining us live from geneva, is the spokesperson for the children as charity, thank you for joining us here on al jazeera. offing lu a upsetting topic. why are we seeing this rise. >> we started to see a steady increase, from mid year last
year, when there were one in 10 of the refugees and migrants was a child and then on to september when you saw the tragic death of the world suddenly took notice that was a children's crisis, and towards the end of last year, it went way up above one third, and in the past few days, in fact, we are seeing now children accounting for 42 to 48% of those on the move. the reasons we understand as you can see in the past 24-48 hours continuing bombardment in syria the human rights violations in the countries where they are coming from. many, of course, are escaping because the schools are bombs health centers are bombed thousands are out of school. we know among the refugees and migrants that many of them are educated.
11% have university education. so education is something that the refugees hold dear, and they are coming to seek a better life, for their children. and of course, now that the prices of the crossing have gone down by 50%, it means that more people can actually take that trip and that also comes with heightened risks. it is about a 50% reduction because the smugglers are also using cheaper life craft. and cheeper life vests. so this, of course, increases the risks as well. >> so obviously increased risks in getting to europe, but the really shocking statistic, they say that 10,000 children have gone missing in the past two years, you mentioned increase risks what are the risks for these children, eses specially the unaccompanied minors who arrive in europe and we all know that europe handled it as well as they
could have, what are the risks in. >> as you saw from that report from sweden which is done an extraordinary job and we have to salute the solidarity of the people in dealing with these huge numbers. and sweden all together has taken some 200,000 refugees and migrants to portion natalie even higher, so extraordinary numbers and of course this has put strain on the systems across europe. we know that children go missing and are vulnerable at every step of the way. and that is why the child protection and monitoring systems in the europe have to be ready. we see growing numbers and the protection systems need to be prepared for those who are on the move, and they are going -- there's no end in sight. so what that means for unaccompanied is that better guardianship perhaps have to be put in place.
so that children are not exposed while they are on the move to smugglers, to those who might be trafficking them. many traffickers are preying on those who do not have enough information, do not know where to go. do not have any kind of family links been so those systems where the children are being processed, need to be speeded up. they need to be unified a lot faster. children tend to leave centers because they get frustrated they don't want to be detained or delayed on their journey. so those systems have to be a lot more efficient. and really speeded up in order to protect children so they are not left to be preyed upon. absolutely. speaking to us from geneva, thank you. >> the israeli supreme court
has rejected a palestinian hunger strikers request to be transferred to a palestinian hospital. journalists mohammad has been starving himself for more than two months. he was defeigned in israel without charge or trial, and is in hospital there, refusing supplements or medical tests. lawyers said the protest would end if he was moved to a palestinian medical facility. energy giants saudi arabia and russia have agreed not to increase the amount of oil that they are pumping as producers grapple where a flooded global market. the saudi and russian oil ministers met where they made the announcement with the counter parts from venezuela. they say they will freeze production at january levels but only if other major producers follow suit. iran had planned to increaseout put after the lifting of international sanctions.
>> leaders of the southeast asian group are being hosted on u.s. soil for the first time, and day two is just getting underway. president obama says this is a sign of the personal commitment to strengthen timing between the group of countries. al jazeera is in california and he joining us live now. so what's the prime topic for discussion at the summit today? >> it is china, barbara, and china's newly assertive posture, eses specially in the south china sea, where it has been building islands to perhaps later story claim to a certain sections of that body of water which is rich in oil and gas. and so there are concerns be i the united states and some of the asian countries about that. now there has been a draft
circulating of a possible statement that may come out of the meeting at the end of this day. and that includes the possibility that asian would take a joint approach to these issues. key principles include the idea of peaceful resolutions of any disputes in territorial disputes in accordance with international law. and also keeping the commitment nonmilitarized. this could create a split in the group of ten nations because street ma'am and the philippines which boarder on the south china sea have been very concerned about the activities in that region, whereas on the other hand,
countries including vietnam and cambodia, excuse me, not vietnam, i miss spoke, but cambodia and laos receive aid from china, and they are not directly borders on the south china sea so there could be lively debate over that. the united states has an interest in maintaining it's military and diplomatic leverage in the southeast asian, and views china's moves with considerable wearness. we might find out more about the agreements or commitments if any when president obama holds his wrap up press conference here in three hours time. >> rob reynolds live for us. in rancho mirage, thank you. the u.s. and cuba have signed an agreement allowing american airlines to fly to
cuba for the first time in 50 years. it is the latest move in the foiling of relations with started with the resumpsion of former ties in july last year. can the island nation cope. he says he is still seeing the world with each tourist he meets. he give carriage rides on the streets of old havana, with the expected wave of americans and more foreign investment he says this cuba in a time capsule won't wash away. there's nobody not a mcdonalds or a kentucky fried chicken that will change cubans. that's a lie. >> tourism is one of the islands primary sources of income.
when president obama announce uhed the normalization in late 2014, it was like opening a flood gate. last year the number rose from three to 3.5 million. cuba is struggling to keep pace with the demand. airports hotels and the infrastructure are in desperate need of renovation and expansion. there aren't enough hotel rooms so the rates keep rising. >> jesus is capitalizing on the moment. for almost 20 years they have homes rooms in their homes to tourists he is hoping the government will allow people to own more than one house. >> i think it is the best moment until we open one of the things that we have a lot
of recognition now, we have a lot of freedom of operation. >> the people we spoke with say they are confident. the government will devise a strategy to develop a country without overshadowing what makes it distinctive. >> hello. al jazeera, lav vanna cuba. the pope is continuing his tour of mexico holding a. throughout his trip pope francis has warned both religious and secular leaders to crack down on corruption and crime. on tuesday he called motto give up in the face of violence. he likened the drug trade to a cancer that eats at society. some inmates at a mexican
prison where a riot claimed at least 49 lives were living a rather luxurious life. authorities entering the prison for the first time since the riot have found cells decked out with big beds, air conditioners televisions, saunas and even an aquarium. in mexico city has more. >> authorities have been clearing out literally tons of luxury items from a prison in northern mexico that was the scene of a deadly prison riot. 49 people were killed at a prison in the city. during a bloody battle between rival factions of the cartel and clearly there are a lot of luxury items at stake, because they have been removing televisions, aquariums, beds that are larger than the standard issue, they have also found many many statues of the death saint, this folk saint that many in the drug trade in mexico worship and many also the millions of downtrodden people in mexico worship as well.
all of these items show how indemocratic corruption was, the director of the prison has been arrested on murder charges as a result of that riot. and it is a sign of just how corrupt prisons are across mexico. viewers might remember that chapo was able to pay people to dig a tunnel out of his prison. nearly two-kilometers long. now pope francis is going to be visiting a prison that was once just as corrupt. a prison in the city will be one of the final places he visits as he wraps up his trip to mexico on wednesday. >> some of the top journalists have joined a march to the supreme court in protest, that the recent arrests of a student leader. where slogans against india were allegedly shouted. his case has gained worldwide attention, taking to the streets in a snow of support.
the satellite is able propredict global phenomenas. it will collect data on the temperature and size of the world's oceans. our technology editor has the details. >> it has taken three years to develop. it is one of the most advanced earth observation satellites ever made. orbiting 814-kilometers above the planet, the instruments can measure the temperature, color, and height of the surface. it can also detect the thickness of sea ice with remarkable precision. >> we carry an infrared monitor. which is able to measure the sea surface, accurate two degrees celsius, which is quite something, you try to measure that in the bathtub to that kind of accuracy. >> the satellite passes over every part of the globe every two days. the data will be freely
available for everyone to use. this means it will help scientists monitor changes marine pollution, and events like looms. it can also be used to track forest fires and even the mass migration of people across borders. >> the satellite will help us to monitor systemically all over the world, different parameters in the ocean, which new cells are able to support the fishing industries we will also be monitoring alary dug churr, and also the sea surface temperature which will feed into our weather forecasts. >> described as the eyes in the sky, it is the third of seven planned observation and security satellites. it is hoped the day facility will help us better understand the challenges and threats of our changing planet. am al jazeera. >> now to sports news with andy. thank you so much. after a two month break, the european champions league
returned in less than an hour. play chelsea, are in france to take on paris. may lead the french league by 24 points, so they are able to rest the likes of ibrahim vick for their last game of the weekend. they beat chelsea at the competition last season, chelsea will be their captain he has a hamstring injury. he picked that up during a league win, but they aren't beaten in 11 games since the arrive of the manager. >> we have some recovery let's say from december until now, but we are also desperate to get into the next round of champions league, and that's a very good test for our play as well. >> will be leaving the club at the end of the season, and is returning home with his side not having played in over two months due to the russian league winter break. the team pitches three former
players. >> i think our players will be fresh towards the end of the season, and this is what i was saying before. mainly because we have had this talk, but we only take the benefits of this when the other teams are completely fatigued from a long season. so it can only be an advantage on the long run. >> going for his match, having lost on friday, to the portuguese lead, that ended an 11 game winning streak in all competitions last season. both home and away many the group stages. >> they might be more fresh, but can also have a lack of rhythm, but only when they stop the match will we know. >> now a federal court has frozen assets worth more than 50 million-dollars the brazilian international has been training with the team
ahead of sporting on wednesday a yacht, a jet, and several properties. may mar is accused of tax evasion between 2011 and 2013, but denied any wrongdoing. now one match in the europea league is just coming up to full time. in fact the game has just finished. political factions dominating the build up to this game. the first leg of this round of 32 being played in it stainable and the turkish side of just 1-2-nil. a few scrimmages before the game, but nothing too serious. a huge assist previously run with the ivory coast, and
zambia, they have now targeted a third title at the tournament next year. it is true i have had many offers. when you coach several teams it seems to me that, and i hope i am not wrong, the project is an ambitious one, and very much achievable, and we can obtain very good results. >> now the head of kenyan athletics is a temporary step down into bribery allegations. who failed drug tests that'ses $24,000 each to reduce their four year band. they deny the allegations and asked for an investigation into the claims in hopes of clearing his name. >> roof fall nadal says he is not scared. the spaniard is just coming off a semifinal loss, to qualify for this year's games
having missed london with an injury. which is confident organizers are doing all they can to stop the spread of the virus. >> the things that people told me, i am not scared at all. no. i am not scared but, you know, that's -- i know there is the risk, but i feel happy being here again, and not worried about this. if it happens well it does. >> and through to the second round of the dubai tennis champions the former world number one beat australia 6-1, 6-love in the first round. the 17th ranked serbian who reached the semifinals last week faces top seed and defending champion samone that in round 2.
before you go, you will never have to push a chair in under your desk again, thank to this little invention. they have device add new chair that can be automatically parked with a simple clap of the hands. the signing technology allows the chairs to be moved using a combination of cameras and built in roller ms. the base. i wonder if that also works if there's people still sitting on the chairs. anyway a lot more on that story and everything else we have been covering here on the website, the al jazeera aljazeera.com. and that is all from me, and the rest of the news hour, stay with us though julie mcdonald will be here in a moment with more of the days news. bye bye.
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