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>> techknow, where technology meets humanity. only on al jazeera america. >> welcome to the news hour from doha. coming up, syria's temporary ceasefire appears to be largely holding despite accusations of violations by syrian government forces wishes chaos in greece after macedonia closes its boarder to refugees. >> early results from iran's election. on the oscar's red carpet, hollywood is getting ready for its biggest night of the year,
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controversies and all. we begin in syria where a partial ceasefire, the most significant in five years, conflict appears to be holding. however, although the violence has significantly subsided, it hasn't completely stopped. syria's opposition is accusing government forces of attacking at least 15 rebel held areas. we have more from the syrian border. >> day two of the truce got off to a bad start. a war plane believed to be russian hit villages and towns in aleppo province. people here in the town thought they were safe. many people woke up to this, following the early morning raids. >> people were sleeping. they hit the houses, shops, the
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markets. >> get your militia out, this from iran and hezbollah. >> the truce was meant to help the people but seemed it different. al-qaeda and size relevant are exclude from the deal. people deny that fighters here. activists have said that the group is one of the a number of rebel groups holding the area. little terms can be interpreted different by all the warring sides. the ministry of defense in moscow said russian strikes are not a violation of the terms of the truce because al-nusra front was the target. the russians say they recorded nine congratulationses on the rebel side in the last 24 hours. fighting is also being reported between government forces and the rebels in the province and in other areas. turkey's president erdogan is warning kurdish fighters, the
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y.p.g. fighting isil in northern syria that a turkish army will stop them from creating a free corridor on turkey's southern border and that could worsen the fragile truce. >> let's go now live from the turkish city near the syrian border. we know that a ceasefire has been in place for two days, but we are getting reports of some violations. what are you hearing on the ground? >> to follow up on what we heard in the report there, the first 24 hours according to the syrian national council, the main opposition body that was part of the negotiations for this cessation of hostility said it had note 15 violations as of today, sunday, until now, activists have point to at least eight violations, most of those by the syrian government, the
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syrian air force but a few attributed to the russian air force. the problem poses that in terms of monitoring the cessation of hostilities, it is very difficult, because even the mechanism that was put in place with rewards to this deal doesn't allow for people on the ground, so u.n. peace keepers, for example or other international bodies to be on the ground to independently verify what each side i go saying in the accusation and counter accusations, adding to the fluidity of what would constitution a violation or not. the russians or syrians could claim at a isil or nusra front were present, making it difficult to figure out whether this is being abided by or not. ultimately, this is coming down to looking at this relatively speaking. is the truce relatively holding in place. right now violence that
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relatively decreased. in areas aid captain reach, in those areas, civilians are at risk of losing their life. it could snowball if one attack was great are or bigger or seen as a greater provocation to either side. that could put everything in a bad situation than we started off at. >> it certainly could. now if this truce does hold, what does this mean for the thousands who are displaced in syria? >> ideally and what the politicians and world leaders have been saying they hope if this does hope, it would bode well in the terms of lawing aid to reach areas, particularly besieged areas in and around damascus and aleppo, that we have seen pictures come out of malnutrition, sashing children. it was yesterday that the latest child died of malnutrition as a result of the siege put in place there by the syrian government.
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what it also means and this is something we'll watch a bit about now is that it means for the thousands of people who have been fleeing the northern parts of syria towards the border of turkey, they could potentially go back to their homes, particularly that they have been accusing the russians and the syria government of trying to change the demographic makeup of the areas to try and push out the arabs and sunnies and those opposed to the assad regime and put in place a population more sympathetic toward the assad regime. the camp is home to tens of thousands of syrians who have been recently displaced as a direct result of russian airstrikes. this piece of land not far from the at your iraq border used to be empty. now thousands are tents cramped together, separated by winding foot paths and narrow streets. boys and girls have had their childhoods robbed from them by war. while others go to school, they are stuck here, traumatized by
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war and abandoned by the international community. this child is two weeks old, his father and pregnant mother fled aleppo when russian airstrikes targeted their town. >> we left our homes because of the russian air strikes. they were non-stop and relentless. they didn't spare anybody. >> they slept in a car for a week before the mother went into labor. it was only after he was born that they were given a tent. his father says russia's claim that it is simply defending the assad government is force. >> no, no, no, it is not true. they are not targeting isil. they are targets civilians, especially sunnies, they are going after sunnies. >> although the flow of refugees has been on going for several years now, what makes this camp difference is that the internally displaced here is that they are forcefully and intentionally removed by the russian air strike and syrian regime in a bid to ethnically
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cleanse large parts of northern syria. >> many are fearful sunnies are being expelled to make way for communities loyal to the assad regime. >> after losing his leg when the syrian air force bombed his home, he sought refuge, but the russians bombed civilians where he fled, displacing him and his family for a second time. >> they are bombing our towns to empty them of the indigenous people. >> rebel groups and government of turkey have also accused russia of ethnic cleansing. that's why it's refusing to let these people in. aid agencies are delivering food underblankets but said accepting refugees would be accepting the changes of the deem graphs of syria. there isn't a city in syria that hasn't been affected by the civil war and there isn't a child here who doesn't seem
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hunted by the death and construction. these children are to young to distinguish we know syrian and kurd. the united nations said the truce will allow more aid to be delivered to civilians in besieged parts of the country, expecting supplies to reach 17 areas surrounded by government forces or rebel groups. the opposition says there's a serious lack of aid reaching besieged regions. the syrian government is accused of seizing some of the food aid and delivering it to villages under government control. >> the opposition says people trying to collect aid were shelled by fighters from the lebanese armed group hezbollah. earlier, i spoke to the spokesman for the international committee of the red cross in syria. i asked him if the ceasefire was
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helping getting aid to these besieged areas. >> wherever there is a ceasefire or not, whether the ceasefire holds or not, the icrc will be there to help as it's been doing before. we can not, of course we have to be prepared for both situations of the ceasefire taking place, but also the situation which the fighting is continuing. of course, we welcome any solution that brings more aid to the people in need. we are preparing for other humanitarian factors to bring aid to the besieged places, but we should also stress that there are more places that might not be concluded in this ceasefire
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and humanitarian aid and we will be ready to provide aid to those places as well. >> the aid that has been ear marked for these descendinged areas is said not to be enough. what do you say to that? >> well, you know, i've been working here already a couple of months in this condition applicant, and every month the icrc is doing more in terms of humanitarian aid, and every month, we have more humanitarian needs. i totally agree, whatever is there, it will not be enough, and that's why we have to continue to push and step up the human operation in syria, but i agree that the time and need for too many places in syria are just enormous. a large explosion hit the shia neighborhood, at least 30 killed in the two roadside bombs. sixty are wounded.
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elsewhere, iraq's military has come under attacks by isil fighters across the country. in abu ghraib, a number of policemen were kidnapped after an attack there. 18 policemen were killed during an isil assault near fallujah. reports from yemen say at least 30 people have been killed in airstrikes in a market outside sanna. no one has claimed responsibility. yemenis security officials blame the saudi-led coalition. locals say many of the dead are civilians. forces loyal to the internationally recognized government backed by the coalition troops are trying to retake sanna which fell to houthi rebels in 2014. >> brigadier general asiri is the spokesman for the saudi-led coalition. he doubts civilians were killed in the operation. >> we've been airing this since day one of the operation in
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yemen and we know the kind of tactics of the militias. they start lying in the media and try to minimize the targeting. we regret casualties among the civilians if it happened. yesterday, we target the brigade which is around sanna. we know there is no civilian in the area. most those who report it, they don't have reporter on the ground. they get this information from local security agents. in sanna today, there is no official local security. all of these are belong to the militias out of law.
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the government in sanna, so there is no official, people who-- >> the editor in chief at the yemen post joins us live from sanna on skype. there are as we just reported conflicts reports as to whether there have been civilian deaths in this particular military operation, as led by the saudi coalition. tell us a little bit more about this area. is it known to be a hotbed of houthi activity? >> this area is known to be a battleground between the antient pro houthi, so it's mixed. the attack had not happened at a military base rather than a market. this is not the first time markets were attacked by airstrikes and sadly, i've given
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the houthis a lot of recruitments, because those killed have been houthi families killed turned against even though they were not in the first place. the houthis are using those attacks be to get recruitments from the families hurt by the airstrikes. i personally talked to fighters on the ground fighting the houthis and they confirmed that this market attack, most killed were civilians. sadly, earlier, these airstrikes that are killing civilians are getting even those who are against the houthis, even those who have sympathy from saudi arabia are giving houthis an upper hand. pitting houthi fighters against politicians. >> the saudi led coalition has been targeting houthi rebel fighters since last year. are you able to give us a report
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card on how they're doing? are the who the's being driven back? who is winning this war? >> in general, the saudi-led coalition is having the upper hand as of now. last year, or when this war first started, the saudi-led coalition did not control many areas around yemen or almost nothing. right now, 80% of the yemeni geography is not under houthi control. the houthis are losing ground but there has been away stalemate where both sides are not moving and if they do, they go back and forth, et cetera. there are houthis where today they only control four provinces in total. any attacks against civilians always recruits more fighters for the houthis. the houthis also have crimes
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against civilians in some areas in yemen, like taiz province, but what gives the saudis the upper hand is that the saudi led coalition airstrikes have more civilian targets than the houthi attacks. this gives the upper hand when it comes to targeting population on the ground being anti houthi. through that, the in the last elections, majority of the parliamentens in sanna were not from the islam party. they avenge the death of their loved ones who were killed sadly by airstrikes. >> thank you so much for that
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update. he had door in chief at the yemen post. plenty more still to come here on al jazeera, including switzerland's right wing nationalist party seeks support to kick out fortune errs who smith even low level crimes. >> life no longer in limbo, the democratic republican of congress let some orphans unit with their adopted families abroad. >> his first job as the new fifa president, he speaks about the enormous task ahead. details coming up in sport. the u.n. is warning of a growing humanitarian challenge along macedonia's border with greece. >> 7,000 refugees are stuck there and demanding to be able to cross. four balkans countries announced
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a daily cap on how many people can pass through. people are trying to make their way to western and northern europe. want border control is now forcing many into already overcrowded camps. our correspondent is on the greek side of the border. give us an idea of what the situation is like there, hodor. >> you probably can see behind me the tents, these are people who arrived here and have been stranded for a few days. i've met some people who have been here 10 days. all they have to do now is find a tent and set up in the field here. it is 50 meters from here, but it is closed, no one has gone through today and yesterday, only 300 were allowed to transit through macedonia. there's been a sit in on the
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railway tracks, people demanding for the borders to open, people calling on german chancellor angela merkel to step in and to do something and not really understanding. i think that's the most difficult part for these refugees, not really understanding what's the problem exactly. some are asking why are macedonia closing the border and when you tell them this is a domino effect from austria down to greece's northern border, they are just wondering what will happen next, which route to take. some were discussing i overheard conversations, people talking about should we go try to be smuggled in, should we try to go towards the border with albania, maybe we can reach that area. a lot of reports even though unconfirmed so far that some were trying to do that, so certainly anxiety and uncertainty, you can see behind me the camp, people are really setting up, they have their
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fire. it's cold, i don't know if you can see in the picture, but there's a lot of very young children here and conditions are also very difficult for the aid workers on the ground. they say that they don't have enough meals for all these people and also, you mentioned that number of 7,000. that number keeps increasing by the hour, i would say, since we've been here, we have been seeing families on the move arriving here with their hung, asking what's happening, some surprise that the borders are closing and just trying to settle in for the night. >> hodor, just explain to us where has this problem on this border stemmed from? i think that the core of the issue is that unified european position that we saw in 2015 dealing with the refugees is not there anymore. it all started when austria a while ago, about 10 days ago,
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decided that it will put a cap on the number of asylum requests on a daily number of asylum requests and also on the daily number of refugees transiting on austerity. that cap being 3,200 refugees only allowed to step in. it calls a domino affect from sauce tree i can't to slovenia, serbia and on to the greece macedonia border. it announced that the balkan route was not open anymore for afghan nationals. now they have been evacuated from here, but they're still in limbo somewhere in greece. some of them trying to go through illegal ways across the border, but syrians and ires at least officially were thought to be still welcome across those borders. i have been here for several days and each time the border opens, just a trickle of those
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people were allowed across. the controls are much tougher, the paperwork required is much tough her and just to give you an idea, only 300 syrians were allowed across the border from a greece to macedonia and go all the way through to croatia. on the other side of the border, you have people stranded in northern macedonia on the border with kesh i can't, you also have people stranded and every country tells you well, we would open the borders if the next count beery also says it will open the border. what you are seeing is actually more people being deported all the way back, then syrians and iraqis allowed through. earlier here, there was some representatives of the dutch parliament and they were saying that they were here, this they would go all the way up the balkan route to figure out what was going wrong and to try to
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bring back again this unified european position that at the moment does not exist anymore. >> hodor, thank you for that update. the camp is on the agreeing side of the border. >> the swiss voted in a referendum to decide whether foreign criminals should be deported even for petty crime. exit polls suggest many voters rejected the proposal, but official results are expected later on sunday. caroline malone has the story. expats such as edward who lives and works in geneva are worried. the referendum result could mean foreign errs who commit minor crimes within 10 years could get kicked out, such as trespassing or speeding. >> in addition to major offenses, there are minor offenses, so if you run a red light, if you forget your papers, of course we could get deported, so yes, it scares me. >> posters by the right wing
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swiss people's party show white sheep kicking black sheep and the words to finally guarantee our safety. it wants to strength they be a law that allows for the deportation of foreign errs guilty of murder or rape. the party won the biggest share of the votes last october. our european voters are trying to figure out what to do with migrants arrival locally. >> back then, it was a different climate. it was large bare barian invasions following the overflow at our borders. >> a quarter of the swiss population around 2 million people are foreigners. there were proportionately many more in jail. tens of thousands would be deported if changes to the law were made two years ago.
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among them are swiss born children of immigrants. >> it goes against the international commitment of switzerland, including the european convention on human rights. it also goes against aspects of the agreement on free movement of people mailed with the european union. >> all swiss nationals can vote in the referendum. to become law, it also has to be passed in parliament, but is already putting well integrated and law abiding fortune errs such as edgar, on edge. >> you voided in the referendum. tell us which way you voted, for or against. >> i voted against it and i helped to mobilize a lot of teams, groups, organizations who mobilized to uphold human rights in this country. >> why do you think there is the
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suggestion to change this law, to include penalizing foreigners for petty crimes, like speeding fines and insulting policemen. >> i think it's a long term strategy of this one party, populace right -- that's being the case, we want to ask you then, is the, i believe emmet has -- we've just loft connection there with the swiss trade union confederation. we will try to get her perhaps after the break. >> lots more to come on al jazeera, including india's graffiti artists breathenning communities turning shipper containers into works of art. >> will tell you how adam scott's third round in florida
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>> the top stories this hour, air i can't's opposition accuses government forces of repeatedly breaking a temporary ceasefire. the syrian coalition said 15 rebel held areas nationwide were attacked with heavy guns and barrel bombs. the u.s. is warning of a growing humanitarian challenge along macedonia's border with grease. several thousand refugees are stuck and demanding they be able to cross. >> large explosions just hit the predominantly shia neighborhood north of the iraqi capital. thirty were killed in two roadside bombs. another 60 are wounded. our correspondent is live in the capital. was there a particular target that these bombs were being
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aimed at? >> let's start from the beginning. the security sources said that the death toll is 30 people killed, at least a dozen wounded. it is expected that this toll is not final. should be an increase, because many of the injured people are seriously wounded. according to the security source, there were two simultaneous explosion. the first was a matter of motorcycle killed with explosions. it blew out in the busy market in the area. it is just on south of baghdad. this market is called brady market. a suicide experson was wearing a vest. he targeted a gathering of people. they just gathered to see trying
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to others injured or killed in the earlier explosion. this area is considered as a shia majority people. this is not the first time that this area was targeted with such explosions. apparently this one is one of the biggest explosions for months, according to the death toll. the court forces, it is expected that isil stands behind this explosion and that exactly what comes true, because isil holds responsibility for this attack. this area has security measures, but is not enough to prevent such explosions from occurring and such areas being very crowded with people. >> isil has claimed
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responsibility for these attacks. that area has a majority shia population. do you think these attacks will further divide or further deepen the sectarian divisions that iraq is all right experiencing? >> that's true. that's what is expected, unfortunately. iraq still suffers from the sectarian divisions. iraqi security forces and also iraqi political authority, they are trying to put an end for this sectarian conflict, but unfortunately, these conflicts are still going on. trying or doing such attacks in such area with this death toll, a very huge death toll. unfortunately, it will deepen again the security conflict and the security between the iraqi
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people. iraqi security forces, we are trying to put an end by doing the intense i have security measures not only in sadr city, but everywhere. checkpoints are everywhere in baghdad, but it seems with all these measures, all these security forces are deployed everywhere, those are not enough to stop or to prevent such explosions to be happening. >> it was great talking to you. thank you so much for that update, speaking to us from the capital, baghdad. the final results of iran's election are expected shortly. early indications are that moderates and reformists have been very well in the capital. they've won all 30 parliament seats in iran, iran's biggest voting district. it is a significant change from previous elections, which were dominated by conservatives. the poll is seen as a test for the president after he secured a nuclear deal last year. we have this update from the
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capital. >> as we await the final results in the coming hours of friday's election for parliament and the assembly of experts here in iran, a fuller picture is emerging of a stunning victory for the reformists and moderate allies of president rouhani here in the capital tehran, a more mixed picture elsewhere in the country. here in tehran are the 30 seats available in parliament, all 30 having to reformists and moderate candidates, inflicting an embarrassing defeat on conservatives, some big conservative names have fallen by the wayside. this does not mean that the reformists are heading for a majority in the parliament, but a number of independents will have a casting vote on important issues either way. it is a resounding success for president rouhani, culling hot
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on the heels of the nuclear deal signed last year with the world powers and the lifting of international sanctions. it does not mean a sea change overnight. iran will not be a different country, but little a big expression of support for moderate thinking, reformist hopes and a resounding expression by the people of this country of their desire for change. >> hillary clinton has won the democratic primary in the u.s. state of south carolina. the former secretary of state celebrated a decisive victory over rival bernie sanders. her win comes ahead of the super tuesday primaries next week when several states will choose which candidate to support. >> we have so much to look forward to. there's no doubt in my mind that america's best years can be ahead of us. we have got to believe that. we've got to work for that. we have to stand with each other. we have to hold each other up,
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lift each other up, move together into the future that we will make. thank you, god bless you and god bless america! >> if clinton does clinch the democratic nomination, many believe her opponent will be donald trump. patty calhane takes a closer look at how one man has dominated the campaign. >> in the battleground state of virginia, it doesn't take long to find someone with pretty strong opinions about the presidential election. >> i think american voters are very angry about a lot of things. >> lena uses a cafe as an office. at 62 years old, she said voted in a lot of elections but she doesn't remember anything quite like this one, mostly because donald trump is winning. >> i think he's a madman. >> make america great again. >> donald trump is leading the republican primary so far, despite or possibly because of statements like this. on mexicans.
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>> they're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime. they're rapists. >> on john mccain. >> he's not a war hero. >> he's a war hero. >> he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured. >> on his own campaign. >> i could stand in the middle of fifth avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, ok? >> very few people in washington predicted the rise of trump. unlike the rest of the country, the capitol region wasn't impacted as much by the great recession. houses still have value and wages are high. >> if you're from a community of color, only have a high school education, come from the rest belt, if you work in manufacturing, things have been really tough and they haven't gotten that much better for you. >> at this cafe, she is surrounded by people who have started over after losing jobs and income to the recession. she understands why people are angry. >> i'd like to punch him in the face.
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>> she still doesn't understand how these are the candidates they have to choose from, including the party she belongs to, the democrats. >> i'm so frustrated, so frustrated that i've almost stopped thinking about it. i want to cry. i want to cry for the choices that americans are facing today. >> she doesn't know who she'll vote for in the end, but she's sure of one thing. donald trump will not be president of the united states. >> americans will come to their senses. we're not as stupid as that. >> but they are angry, and she's hoping that after this campaign, washington finally realizes it. patty calhane, al jazeera, washington. 26 coal miners have been pronounced dead following a second underground explosion in northern r.b.i. the latest blast killed six people including five workers searching for the missing miners following the first explosion on thursday. the search operation has now been stopped due to safety
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concerns. rory challands has the latest now from moscow. >> rescue efforts have been called off now. the series of explosions mean it's too unsafe to try and see if anyone else is still alive. the mining company is trying to work out what to do next. it has two options, really, flood the mine with water to try and put out the fires that are still burning, or shut off the air supply and asphyxiate those flames. it doesn't need to be spelled out for what that might mean to anyone who might be alive underground. the conditions are so severe down this mine that they don't think there are survivors left. russia has a bad record on mining safety. the fact that these mines are often in very remote parts of
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the country mean that when things do go wrong, it's very difficult to mount a proper rescue operation. >> nigeria president is in qatar to discuss falling oil price. last year in nigeria, the the economy grew at its slowest rate in 16 years. inflation has soared to 10% and government leaders are under pressure be to further devalue the currency, the nira. the african union plans to send 200 more observers to burundi, the central african country paralyzed by elections since president zuma won a disputed election. more than 400 have been killed in recent violence. more than 200 orphans are being allowed to leave the democratic republican of congress. they've spent years waiting. nine other orphans are waiting
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for their cases to be reviewed. we have this report. >> these of some of the destitute children. they've either been orphaned or abandoned and being taken care of at this children said home on the edge of the city. she arrived a few days ago, found alone on the streets in one of the townships. the 92 children here waiting to be adopted, but the government suspended adoptions four years ago, and it's been tough for the home. >> we have to keep children who have already been adopted and we
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are still receiving new arrivals. it's hard to take care of all of them and provide all their basic needs. >> things may get better. 7013 who had already been adopted in countries like france, canada and u.s. will now get visas to be allowed to travel. after years of waiting, they can now join the their adopted families in france. >> you'll find many abandoned children. the ban on international adoption was meant to protect such vulnerable children, some of whom the government says and are being abused in foreign countries. >> since the ban, there have been more reported cases of child smuggling. this woman says her 4-year-old twins were taken from her in her village. she said she followed reports they had been taken to an orphanage in the capital but arrived too late. all she has to go on is the picture of a american man who she is told has her children in the u.s. >> i just want to tell whoever has my children to return them. i am not asking for anything else. i have nowhere to live in this city. i have been sleeping on the floor. i have been robbed, but i won't go back home without my children.
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>> this is one of the country's international adoption agencies. a bill before parliament could see the lifting of the moratorium and proper regulation of foreign adoptions. >> if passed, the law will have a provision for committee to monitor progress of the children when they leave the country. if properly implemented, child trafficking will be a thing of the past. >> back at the home, they may be too young to understand how a new improved law may help them but those who take care of the children say they want them placed with stable, loving families here or abroad. >> demonstrators in myanmar don't want the next head of state. anyone with foreign family members is barred from being leader. her late husband was british. the national party which won a
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land slide victory in november wants the law changed. still to come here on al jazeera, liverpool and manchester city play for the first piece of silverware of the english football season. details coming up. v
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hollywood is gearing up for its biggest night of the year, the oscars. allegations of racism and sexism threaten to damping excitement. we have more from los angeles.
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>> preparations are pretty intense at the oscars. everything has to be perfect. the world is watching, remember, as the academy awards. who will win this year? there are your top film nominees, most we have seen before throughout award season. there are no surprises here. it is up for 12 awards. it took flee top baftas. hoping for best direct. it's up against steven spiel about herring bridges of spice, not seen as a front runner, but this is hollywood, anything can happen here. there's the best actor nominees. leonardo decaprio is there. the feeling is this could be his year. michael keaton's film looked at
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a contender. >> five to pick from for best actress. she is likely to take the same accolade here. >> much of the talk this year is who will not be taking home one of these things with a wider talk about adversity. it is still overshadowing what should be hollywood's biggest and happiest night. >> it is going to overshadow the outcome of who will win. it shows how trivial it is. i don't think that's going to keep people from being in a celebratory mood. we will try to ground that discussion by having a lot of black presenters, by having chris rock still there to speak
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to the issue and you know he said going to be merciless and i hope he is. >> creed is another film that ties into that bait. the film about a block boxer has been criticized for giving the nomination to the white man, sylvester stallone. it is 35 years since he was nominated for playing the same character, rocky. until that red carpet has been cleaned 100 times and worn thin, nobody really knows which way it can all go, but that is part of the excitement. you never know how the story will end. al jazeera, los angeles. >> it's time for sports now. we've got joe on set. >> we begin in greece with the all encompassing domination of football in that country. a 3-0 victory, the title was theirs with six games to spare. traveling to athens 21 points behind. even within all their matches,
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the tight would still belong to the greeks because of their record. manchester city in action against arsenal. that goal coming courtesy of a former united player. his side conceded one and scored another. in an eventful second half, it's 3-2 right now. in the coming hours, the first piece of silverware will be awarded in england when liverpool faces man city.
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the match gives liverpool manager the chance to win his first english trophy. >> i don't know. i don't know what it will mean to me. we will see afterwards, but of course, this job in professional football is only -- we do it only to win tights, cups, whatever. a lot of players and managers has to work their hole lives and they can be really successful, but have never the chance to win something. that's how it is sometimes. >> spanish league leaders hope to win facing vila sunday. the last team to beat them was back in october. a win would mean they actual real madrid's spanish record of 34 marchs unbeaten which was set 27 years ago. >> we'll go into this game as
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any other league game against any other top team. it will be a very demanding game. they are a team that has improved a lot since that last league game in the season when they were in a delicate situation. now they're at the high end of the table and also doing well in european competitions. they're a team we know very well, very compact and with a coach that has very clear ideas. a very tough rival. >> performing his new act as the first fifa president, he opened a museum in zurich on sunday. >> good feeling being the president? >> excellent feeling. >> celebrating fifa's past, but the future is very much on the mind and he is aware of the huge task ahead of him as fifa faces a continuous investigation. >> you have to start as of now
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to live the reforms already as of now and for the future, no issues anymore and for the past. we have to make sure we cooperate fully with authorities to make sure something comes out and something has happened. >> golden state warriors made nba history in their win over oklahoma city on saturday. currie's 12 three-pointers blake his own season record. the second place san antonio spurs seek a playoff spot of their own and pete houston 104-94 on saturday. aldridge had 26 points for the winners. who move within three and a half games of the warriors. adam scott has survived every golfers nightmare and leads the classic in florida. the australian was three shots out in front when he ran into trouble at the par 315th hole.
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he found the water not once but twice to make his seventh. he was back into con he tension for the rest of the round to sit at nine under par alongside sergio garcia, who is aiming for a ninth p.g.a. tour win. >> a track at youred knee hasn't stopped lindsey von for a chase for a fifth world title. slovenia has secured the ski jump world cup overall title with an impressive six events remaining. his two jumps at sundays events were enough for him to beat the other title contender of germany. that is all the sport for now. more later. >> thanks very much. shipping containers rarely grab attention, but in india,
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the drab metal botches are being transformed into eye catching street art. we went to check them out in new delhi. playing on the idea that art takes people to places where they've never been before, a terminal is turned into a gallery. 100 metal botches given a colorful makeover to lure the curious and transport them to odd world. >> this is a bit of mexico. i won't--want to represent my roots. >> the shipping company aims to bring art to everyone. >> these will travel the country carrying goods and showcasing the artist ideas. street art is becoming a part of people's lives. >> the once drab walls here are turned into a canvas. all the artists are given a free
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hand. he painted a portrait of his mother, which he says is grabbing attention. >> a new use. a person would never go on about a drawing. >> fortunate residents of this colony, the artwork serve as practical purpose. >> this wall used to look empty. no one will dare to throw rubbish and made the wall dirty, although it would be better if it was bigger than this. >> artistic opinions have mostly been reserved fortunate privileged. indians say this concept of street art is making it accessible across social classes and encouraging everyone to be part of the artwork. >> stay with us. we've got more news coming out of our london bureau. thanks for watching.
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>> there is so many changes in my life... i was ready for adventures. >> from burlesque dancer to acclaimed artists. >> art saved my life. >> reflections from her new memoir. >> no no no no no... i'm way to dysfunctional to have an ordinary job. >> see what lies ahead for molly crabapple. >> who emerges from life unscathed? >> i lived that character. >> we will be able to see change.
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