investigative series. >> hello.s al jazeera i am lauren taylor. this is the news hour life from london. coming up, stronger sanctions the u.s. and china unite to present a draft resolution to the united nations security council. russian jets pound northwest syria as government forces seek to take more drowned ahead of saturday's halt in fighting. iran prepares to go to the polls for the first elects, since agreeing to a nuclear treaty. ataging the power hungry mobile phones the challenging
of the wises have being found. >> more on your sport, including campaigning to show you football's future. fifa's new president, arriving in zurich, ahead of friday's last. the security council is poised to vote oen what the u.s. says would be the strongest set of sanctions imposed on a country in more than two decades. five draft resolution brokered by the u.s. and china seeks to limit banking and cargo supplies to asian nation. the draft resolution followed extensive diplomatic conversations between the u.s. and china. at the u.n. for us, joining us live, it seems that u.s. and china is onboard with this, will it go ahead? >> well, this is the first time that ebb members are
seeing the regulars lose, but the fact that the united states and china have agreed on a wide ranging resolution, which the u.s. ambassador is saying is unprecedented in it's points and it's scope, is a sign that things are moving full speed ahead let me tell you a little bit about what is in the resolution. >> they continue to advance the program, specifically the resolution for the first time will call for the mandatory inspection of all cargo going in and out of north korea.
that's something very new mandatory inspection, there are also provision to close loopholes in the existing arms embargo, now small weapons are also part of that. there are tighter sanctions. more financial sanctions on individuals on companies, and on ships, ships certain ships will be prohibited from leaving north korea, and docking in other countries. and also for the first time, the united nations is banning from north korea the export of certain minerals, iron ore, rare earth minerals and so forth, and also preventing north korea from importing air nautical fuel. rocket fuel in particular. obviously that would be very important to this nuclear program. so as far as the united states is concerned, a very strong resolution that still has to be passed, here is what samantha power had to say after the meeting.
>> these sanctions if adopted, would send an unambiguous and unyielding message to the regime. the world will not accept your proliferation. there will be consequences for your actions. and we will work relentlessly, and collectively, to stop your nuclear programs. >> so what happens next? is. >> well, the united states is interested in moving full speed ahead to get this resolution passed. we are hearing there could be a vote as soon as this weekend. one u.s. official familiar with the text and the negotiation says that it is very technical. we are talking about 22 cages in this resolution, five annexes he does expect there to be some technical discussions and technical aspects that need to be worked out, but the fact that china, and the united states, agree on this, china, of course, one of north korea's closest ally ms. the region, signals they have come a long
way. it's been seven weeks of negotiation since north korea launched -- or i should say tested a nuclear weapon. and so they are hoping that they will have the votes ready this weekend. >> live at the united nations, thank you very much. >> iranians are hours away from the first two elections lifting sanctions and paving the way for increased economic growth. two polls one for the parliament, and another for the experts that will choose the next supreme leader, the parliament is currently dominated by conservatives, but that could change given progressive success on achieving the iranian nuclear deal. but there's tension over the number of hopefuls ban from running p p about 12,000 people wanted to run in the 290 seat parliament, but just 5,000 have been cleared. from teheran, andrew simmons reports. >> one that could be more
moderate. believes change is coming. she became the first woman vice president between 1997, and 2005. >> back in 1979, she was the voice of resistence. able 19, spokes woman for iranian students who held 52 americans hostage for 444 days. and the u.s. embassy crisis. she now serving a third term as vice president this time under house san, and she believed the conservatives majority in parliament will be overturned. >> i think that the people believe that they can change the course of events. if people have not elected him, if they had not come to the polls, 2 1/2 years ago,
we would have not successful in the nuclear deal, and lifting the sanctions. >> but there are powerful institutions standing against moderates and reform is the guardians council made up of conservatives and hardliners cut the number standing for the parliamentary elections behalf. it also has an effect on the assembly of experts. cutting the numbers standing for that body, by more than three-quarters. most of those disqualified were either reformists or moderate. >> the way that it is actually done, i think that esa open for a lot of criticism. >> what is your view of it? >> we should be more open in terms of allowing people, particularly those who are coming for example, strong
political credential ms. the past, or people that are coming for the time, and they don't have that much experience in the political arena. i think that they should be given the chance. >> even if conservatives did lose control, the supreme leader would still hold absolutely power with control of military, judiciary, and wide range of islamic institutions. andrew simmons, al jazeera teheran. more on this joining us live, in florida, he is the executive director of the world center for strategic and diplomatic studies at the university of south florida, thank you very much indeed for being with us, how likely is it that we will feel a shift in the balance of power as a result of these elections? >> thank you for having me on. the fact that much of the east today is in turmoil, and we have states raise of terrorism, civil wars the
very fact that we are going to have hopefully an orderly election in iran, i think that says a lot about the stability in the islamic of iran. i understand that the nominating process has been controlled, but the fact that we have competitive elections after the nominating process, that's good news. i have no idea what is going to happen. a, whether there would be a change in balance in power. the more moderate elements the centerrists, those who are supportive of more opening to the west of a more moderate iran and foreign policy, would be in control of the iranian parliament, and therefor the parliament would be friendliest, and gentler. i would be looking for the turnout. is it going to be a turn out that is lower than the past, or higher than the past. >> yeah.
on the turnout, some have suggested that the reformist are less likely to turn out to vote, because they are disillusions with the pace of progress, do you think that's fair? or do you think they might be prepared to turn out and make the effort? even if they don't think they make exactly what they want? >> i think it is not the fair assessment. it is fair to say that the reformist, those who supported they were eliminated from elections. but, he has advocated that people should participate in p the elections because no matter what you think about the elections in iran, it is the only game in town. it is the way you can change policy and if you can have a turn out, some of the 65 to 70, that would be a significant achievement for the staunch republican, because that is even higher than the turnover in mature democracies like the united states of america.
>> how much of a role do you think the nuclear deal will play? do you think it still has an effect? >> i think i was hoping, that the sanctions would be lifted much earlier. so that the people of iran could see the positive results of the lifting of the sanctions. unfortunately, they were not lifted as quickly as they should have. and therefore, the economic condition in iran has not been proved as much. but i am hoping to see that a large portion of the iranian leck story rate would vote for moderation in policy, and toward as more open and equitable society inside iran. >> thank you very much indeed for taking the time to talk to us, appreciate it. >> syrian observatory says forces have taken back the down from isil fighters. it is important for his troops because there is their only access to rebel held aleppo.
fighters currently control the main highway. they have said to have help to recapture the year. meanwhile dozens have been killed in russian air strikes on the country side. the main opposition says it has increased the attacks in the plan of honest tillties due to start on saturday. the defense ministry says it has reduced strikes. the u.n. says 21 tons of food, medicine, and other supplies have been lost near the town. the aid was air dropped on wednesday, but failed to reach the target. the u.n. is unable to get supplied in by road because the city is surrounded. >> pallets were drifting in with their parachutes, so that some missed targets and others of the pallets the parachutes did not open and the foot was destroyed.
>> the u.n. special envoy says more aid will reach syria in need as the plan takes place on saturday. more needs to be done, more effectively, and certainly if we all hope, that the cessation of honest tillties takes hold, they will have an impact on the acceleration of reaching the people in need in syria. not only in the beseened areas but everywhere. iraqi police say at least 12 people have been killed in the capitol. officers say the attack took place at a shia moss income a predominately shia neighborhood. 40 people were also wound misdemeanor the blast. >> still to come in the news hour, aarm laking increase many the number of young refugees in europe, who are turning to prostitution and crime to sup vive. >> this report, makes sorry leading to the b.b.c.
>> the investigation finds the b.b.c. missed several chances to stop sexual abuse by presenter. and in sport. >> i am lee wellings as fifa prepares for it's big day to elect a new president. official has issue add stark warning. it says if rapid progress isn't made, there's a risk the whole system will break down. more boats packed full of refugees arrived on the island, the commissioner said the e.u. has only ten days left to reduce significantly the flow of people arriving from turkey. as the justice ministers met to discuss their response to the crisis. >> more on the greek macedonian border. >> here in the ground, the
impression of the situation is already gradually imploding. certainly it is becoming more and more complicated, not only for the refugees that are stranded here, at the border, are stranded in other reception centers along the road, but also for the greek authorities. about 12,000 already on the territory, that is not counting those that keep on arriving on a daily basis you can see that number increase, now the boarder is closed and has been closed since thursday. and there is no indication when lit open again. the after gan have discovered that they will not be able to go through any more so either they go back and try to find another solution, or they will be using smugglers routs. people will tell us they do continue to try the journey, because at this point they have lost everything in their lives and don't have money any more. they don't even have a house to return to. some say they sold that property to be able to make
this journey. now, on the other hand, the border is being fortified. the serbian government has just announced that it will also send troops to patrol this border here between greece and macedonia. there are few fences now. it is very difficult to go through but people will continue trying. for the syrians and the iraqis what will happen next, they don't know. do they have now the right paperwork to start a whole new registration process. in macedonia, that registration process is what will allow them to go through the ball can and reach western europe. they don't know. you do have now a lot of people despite the efforts by the green authorities to keep them in reception centers not to create this huge bottleneck here. you do have people that leave those centers and walk all the way here. some for much more than that, simply because they are following the news, they are
confused. they are hearing that the borders might close. permanently, for everybody on march 1st. and many just stick their luggage, and their families and just walk, they want to be here, in case the border opens and they make it through. >> meeting aid organizations to discuss the future of the so called jungle camp. it is home to thousands, but local authorities are now set to demolish part of the site. nadine barber has this report. >> the refugee from iraq has been in the jungle chasm for nearly a month. helping out means he stays warm and busy. local authorities have been given the green light to get people out of this area. he skies he has had enough of being moved on, he has
have been doing previously on an area about four hectares we will be able to offer a decent shelter for migrants. and most importantly, we will be able to get them out of the hands of traffickers. >> behind the trees over there, it is the southern part of what they call the jungle camp. and the authorities here in cali would like everyone living over there, to move into a new accommodation center, not far away. they say it is safer and cleaner there. but for many it is a small move to make, it is a great leap. >> they say there are far more people here. small camps all over just like ten years ago with the situation. they will not be in the shelter provided by the government. >> charities say the french
government should do much more to help the many children and teenagers here in particular. however, quickly they clear this part of the jungle a lasting solution still seemed out of reach. nadine barber. calley. >> joined live by carolina, she is from save the chirp. what do you make of the decision that enforces the decision by the french government to destroy a part of that. >> and correspondent is just saying there, that there are better places for them. but there's not enough of them. and there's no community infrastructure, there's none of the shops in schools and that think particularly for children have been really important, and fostering some sense of community many the really difficult situation many the camp. >> .
>> who are many the path of the camp that is set to be destroyed. the raid from about 11 and 16, really vulnerable kids. >> what sort of things have you been doing there to make the life better? >> so, say the children are trying to support organizations who already are doing an incredible job, organizations set up partly by the refugees, partly by local organizations we are running nor an example of supporting a youth club, where children go every day, and they go and play there, and speak, and get psychological support, a book library, a school. you can imagine some of these kids are stuck here for years. they have made really long journeys to get here many the first place. it may have been years since they had a proper education. so we are getting some sense
of normality. we find them really all sorts of kind of distress, trauma. and so we are just trying to help do that, and help tribe volunteers. >> caroline, thank you very much indeed. >> an alarming increase in the number of young refugee whose are returning to prostitution and crime to survive. barnabie phillips reports from rome. >> out of the shadows a country road in central italy. on a cold february night, the girls light fires to keep warm, and attract passing clients for sex. this trade of nigerian women to italy has gone on for years. but it's now changing experts speak of a substantial increase in girls abled under 18. you might call it a shameful secret, except these girls are also on parade by day. they won't talk on camera,
and they are controlled by ruthless gangs. >> can i ask you where you are from? >> we filmed this girl secretly. she can earn about 200-dollar as week, sex only costs 10-dollar as time. despite everything she says she would like to stay in italy, life in nigeria was too hard. she looks no older than a teenager. and then the technique, and the events. it is notorious with migrant and refugee children, try to make a living as best as they can. egyptian boys live in gangs around the station. some survive by selling drugs and even sex.
this boy says he doesn't do those things but he spent two months sleeping rough. like others we spoke to, he came from egypt's region. his parents sent him across the mediterranean on a small boat, and now he must repay the debt of $4,000 to the smugglers. but he has no money, no skills no italian, he doesn't know where to start. this doctor does his best to look after their health, but his findings are deeply alarming. >> at least a quarter of the unaccompanied minors are infected with sexual transmitted diseases. genital warts and syphilis. it is also possible there are many cases of sexual abuse that do not cause infection, the figures only reflect cases are we can be sure of the abuse. >> much of this happens to children on their journey.
i met two on the street, they say no one will help them. >> what are you eating how are you survived. >> it is not good. >> you are picking rubbish off the streets? >> and yeah. >> they want to become professional footballers. it is an unlikely dream. midnight, home to rome's down and out, and amidost the drunks, drug addicts and the mentally ill, we take the two boys trying to sleep. alone in europe, and the a cold dark city. barnabie phillips al jazeera, rome. >> somalia's president says at least 180 kenyan troops were killed when the base was attacked by fighters last
month. the public defender says the death toll may be as high as 200. they have declined to issue an official figure. the soldiers were part of an african union force fighting the group. four people have been killed in a mortar attack in the smalley capitol. al-shabaab has claimed responsible for the attack aimed at the pal lance. another eight people were injured and witnesses say some of nose hurt were children. to a deal that has yet to end two years of fighting. ban ki-moon is meeting the president, his dispute with the deputy led to civil war in december 2013. the peace deal signed in august has broken down. threatened individual sanctions if peace isn't delivered. coming up in a few minutes.
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historical sex abuse. one of those abusers was the former presenter. who raped and assaulted dozens of people he met. and as paul brennen reports they had several chances to stop the abuse. >> britt tape's national broad caster turned a blind eye to the dark truth about his nature. he fronts numerous popular perhaps but his star status gave him unchallenged access to sexually abused scores of underaged victims. >> they have been through the mill, and given evidence which was extremely harrowing for them. and they have really do want to move on now. they don't want to see his face all over the television screens any more. and they want to move on and today was the final chapter, and that's why it is so important. that they got to the real truth.
during the years that he was there. his findings are scathing. >> celebrities retreated with kid gloves and were virtually untouchable. one witness told me, that the talent were more valuable to the bbc than their own values. date c. missed back to 1969. but complaints were always brushed away. the report says that the bb c appears to have been much more concerned about it's reputation, in the pead yeah, than in actually focusing on the need to protect vulnerable young audience members. when one is junior employee complained she was told, keep your mouth shut, he is a vip. widespread rumors were either dismissed or ignored. there is a failure to coordinate investigation of
complaints. jimmy dies in 2011, before he could be prosecuted. >> what happened was profoundly wrong. it should never have started it should certainly have been stopped. whatever the circumstances background to it and clearly these reports explain this in some considerable detail. sexual abuse is sexual abuse but the report says the atmosphere of fear which gained impunity still exists today and says dane janet, the power of celebrity and the trust we still accord it makes detecting such abusers even more difficult. the timing is particularly
important because it is just ahead of super tuesday, there's been a number of primary votes will be held in one go billionaire businessman donald trump is riding high after taking three in a row. ted cruz will be p hoping to slow the momentum. am al jazeera joins us live where the debate is taking place. what are we likely to see tonight, allen? >> the republicans will be televised, donald trump says outrageous things being very loud and attacking everyone else around him. he will go particularly after marco rubio because he seed him as the establishment anti-trump candidate if you look at the latest been polls particularly here, ted cruz needs to have a good performance he used to have a commanding lead, now it is within the margin of error, and who is sitting second, donald trump. the mass suggests that may need to start putting a candidate up against trump,
in what will become a two horse race, so when it comes to ben carson what we expect from hem so give a performance that suggests they should be staying in the race john kasich gave a message he isn't doing terribly well, he still suspects his better days will come in the midwest in ohio but the latest polls out of ohio put him second, and guess who is leading there, well, it is donald trump. >> is there pressure? are what is the pressure like for him to perform. >> well, thinkny the past when there was so many people on stage, he was able to bluster his way through mind second answers by reverting back to the speech he gives at every single campaign stop knowing they will get applause. when he is put under pressure, that's when he looks shaky, now remember in greenville, when he was called a liar when he came under pressure, but his comments in the bush family, some people thought that
donald trump was in the vernal of unraveling there did it impact him when it came to the votes, no it didn't, but this time with only five people on stage, and he will be the focus of many attacks from cruz and rubio, it will be interesting to see how he responds. and perhaps even the moderators will drill down deeper. he can't just keep saying we will make america great, at some point he has to start putting the flesh on the bones of that. now a lot of the supporters don't care what he says they will vote for him anyway, but it is the floating voters he needs to appeal to and intermountain voters so now is the time that they come under the spotlight, mow is when he has to start to perform and certainly a bit like a potential nominee. >> thank you very much indeed. people in ireland will go to the polls on friday. it has made a significant
recovery, since the bail out in 2010. but instability may be in store withle popularities predicting a hung parliament. lee barger reports. campaigning is over, and media restrictions are in place ahead of friday's vote, polls open at 7:00 a.m., and will continue until 10:00 p.m. and 40 different constituencies across the country, this is where the newly elected irish deputies will take their seats. the irish parliament mo single party ha been able to form a majority. meaning when the exit polls are released the coalition building will begin. in the last five years the government has been made up of a coalition of the irish labor party to this time around are hoping to capitalize on improvements of the airish economy. the republicans that had debt
mated the elections are hoping to also make ground, but when it comes to coalition building, smaller parties and the socialist party may play a crucial role. the economy will be high on their minds eight years after the global financial crisis, six years after the country went cap in hand at the international lenders to avoided financial melt down. they have also proud prosperity and pain, there have been deep cuts to education, housing and healthcare to name a few, and when some vote they ma be voting for a different path. >> wall street and european markets have largely shrugged off loss this is asia earlier in the day. shares in china fell 6% on a two day meeting they are under pressure over the slow down in china, and plummeting oil prices. latin americas oil producers are among those hardest hit,
the second largest economy mexico has had to cut spending and raise interest rates john holeman went to the once thriving oil capitol, which is a fast turning into a ghost town. there's nothing more of these men can do but wait. they travels miles to see in southern mexico to keep the jobs on the nearby oil rigs. but work has dried up. the oil industry is in the crisis and this town which for years has been at it's center, has nothing to offer. and he has been knocking on doors for a month. >> you feel bad living on one meal a day. before there was more work and you didn't have to wait for so long. oil in mexico means the state run giant whose profits account for about a fifth of the mexican government budget. but they are in trump, they have been drug down by a
slump in oil prices and it is struggling that the government hopes will turn it from a bloated monopoly into a lean company able to cope with competition. >> as it struggles to change, it is cutting the budget, staff, and putting off payments industry leaders say the result 40% of it's providers are in danger of bankruptcy. carlos has worked here for ten years and the future isless sure. i a three children, and a mortgage. >> many have had to leave, and the ripple effect is spreading leaving empty houses, hotels and restaurants all across town. >> they have dropped by more than 50%. it is bad.
there were many more contractors, people not connected to the oil industry at all. and this is effected everyone. >> now they are rethinking. >> i started studying chemical engineering for oil, but now i am worried it does haven't a future. seven i realize i don't have to focus on the oil industry. ky focus on ecological problems. >> many here cling to the hope that oil prices will rise again and that they can get moving again. john holeman al jazeera. more than half the world's population 4.6 billion people have mobile phones. and each device needs to be charged and connects. the environmental cost of using phones is huge, which is why many are looking for greener and more efficient
alternatives. power hungry. mobile phones and the networks consume vast amounts of electricity each year. that comes at a cost in terms of the money and the environment. both are important factors. >> a lot of communities need access. and have access to power, in their homes a little bit of lighting and al deliver solutions by leveraging this power equipment. >> many parts of the world done have access to electricity, that's why they have these to power cell phones. this one uses about 60 litters of diesel each day, and globally the telecommunications industry produces between two and 4%
of human generated carbon emissions now however, there's a push to smarter and greener technology. >> mobile company operates almost 120,000 mobile blasts coffering 3 million square kilometers. and moving some components outside so they are cooled naturally. this has removed the need for energy hungry air conditioners and the first thing we started to do was retire the air conditioning. almost retired 35,000 air conditioners in one go. and started to make these networks a lot more energy efficient so to say. by using the conduction. >> this is at the end and it should be the greenest battery around. >> in technology like this
fully recyclable battery is also being used in some mobile towers during the day it is charges using solar power, and then it can power the tower ought night and it is designed to work in temperatures above 40 degrees celsius with billions more people expected to start using mobile technology in the years ahead, more energy efficient phones are key to a greener and sustainable future. still to come on al jazeera. >> i am emma hayward, one of the world's most famous locomotives, get back on track. and in sport, tennis world number one get as less than warm reception at the dubai champions.
currently in the u.k. promoting her memoir, many people faulk of the huge impact she has had on their lives. time has a strong emotional link with london. >> signing books for fans in london it is hard to believe that u.s. feminist turns 82 next month. she is traveling around the world to promote her memoir, my life on the road the book is dedicated to a london doctor, who gave her an
abortion in 1957, when she was on the road then traveling through london it is more than 50 years later and still abortion is illegal in many countries. so we took her to a clinic in central london, where women can access birth control, and have abortions. the usual protestors aren't here today. she was shown around by clinic manager many of the women who come here, are from other countries 5,000 women travel to the u.k. every year from ireland, where abortion is illegal. >> i hope we are beginning to understand that whether a woman can decide when and whether to have children, is the single biggest element of whether she is healthy or not whether she is educated or not. whether she can work outside the home, and how long she lives.
it is a fundamental human right. like freedom of speech. >> after her abortion in london, she went on to a lifetime of campaigning. an a variety of issues. last year, she chaired the women's walk for peace in korea, maying a trip to the border between north and south. women meeting her were egg tore tell her how much her work has meant to them. >> everything about my life is in swain formed by gloria, and women like her only the road with her book, she remain as committed about vest, with energy far greater than many women half her age. al jazeera, london. >> more with sport. >> lauren, thank you, very much, the vice president of the confederation of african football has said that he expects all but one of his member associations to vote for bar ran in friday's fifa presidential election, africa
provides member whose are eligible to take part in friday's vote, from where lee wellings now reports. >> an extraordinary congress in zurich, to select a new fifa president. after the decent from corruption to chaos, at football's world governorring body. >> who will they select to try to create a few improved fifa? hello, do you have the votes you need? the favorite for the months. head of the asian football confederation, and with powerful contacts and influence. though he is alleged role many the crack down on protesting by athletes reportedly tortured in 2011, makes his candidacy controversial his main chan, the secretary general at uefa in europe, he originally stepped in for his banned boss, now he has enough pledges of support to look like a serious threat.
the hopes of presidency were ended after a $2 million payment was exposed in a judged corruption the pair lost their apeople this week. african businessman and friend marge lack the level of backing they need. as does jordanian royal prince alley, who lost last mate's election in a dramatically resigned days later having had his eye for transparent voting rejected he ruled the organization for 17 years and remain addis tracting side show, badges for corruption, they are still claiming he didn't resign and has rights. popularity was always important to the power, this time it support for a candidate may be a decisive factor, and they held further interim talks in zurich.
african president the interim fifa leader pledged his support a month ago but it is a secret ballot. >> it is important to remember that fifa is also voting on a reform process on it's big day. and it tries to convince the world it can be a cleaner place but the probing of swiss authorities continues largely on the 2018 and 2022 world cups and specifically the individuals involved for the first few monos of the new president's reign are not going to be easy. lee wellings al jazeera. the falling price of isle, has forced the government to reduce public spending now noening loor build a new fence for moscow or renovate an existing support academy
liverpool is through to the last 16, after a rather nervy win. james milner scored from the penalty spot for the only goal of the time. they had to with stand some late chances and he will now prepare for the english leak cup final against manchester city knocked out germany with a 3-nil away fourth up on aggregate, and they are three goals against the italian side. 4-1 over the two and djokovic hopes of reaching a final have ended a he retired an eye infection into the dubai tennis champion. the world number one was taking on spain's lopez,
djokovic was coming off the 700th career win many the last round, but he struggled in the opening sets making 18 unforced errors. he decided to carry on, however, he lost it six games three. djokovic was a four time championship, eventually deciding to retire, much to the disappointment of the crowd as you can hear, gave him a rather mixed reception. as he left the court. no such problems for the french open champion. he switched in straight sets to fill up the semifinal it is the first time the pair have played each other since he was fined for making a lewd remark now this jungmann from afghanistan has had a very special gift from a certain. five-year-old made headlines earlier this month when he was pictures wearing this
home made shirt made from a plastic bag. pictures of went viral and were eventually seen by the great man himself, and as you can see he is now the proud owner of an argentina jersey complete with the signature from the five time world player of the year. once more, the story doesn't end there as the afghan football federation is in talks of representatives about a possible meeting between the two. and that's all your sport for now the flying scottsman has undergone a tenure refurbishment. it set off from london, 300-kilometers away. emma hayward was onboard that train and set us this report. >> it is is symbol of a by
goner rah, when rail was king, and almost 100 years after the flying scottsman made it's debut, it is backed on the tracks. with thousands of people turning out as it made it's long journey from london to york. this is an incredible appeal. it is fire and water. >> and really deep within -- it is in our dna. >> in it's hay day this was a record breaker the first first in the world to hit speights of 100 miles or 160 clock tores an hour. the modern name sanction can now travel nearly twice as fast on the same line. what that lacks in speed it makes up for in charm and character, and it is wrapped up in nostalgia for the past. ron kennedy starting off cleaning the engine before becoming a flying driver back in the 1950's. >> some of us were calls drivers and some of us were engineers.
i liked to be called an engineer. you could nurse an engine and get it along. >> the flying scotts man has had a checkers history. it has been sold and gone on four, before spending ten years in a workshop it's been difficult. question stripped it right back, every nut and bolt and put it all back together pes to just as good as it was. this represents an time when changed travel around the world, it leads the packet for different reasons. emma hayward, al jazeera in new york. >> a quick remindser you can always catch up with all the news we are covering aljazeera.com. that's it for me, this news hour, i will be back with a minute with another round up,
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