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donald trump and the democratic candidate hillary clinton are the big winners from super tuesday. the trump phenomenon, we report on the billionaire businessman's surge in the political arena beating all the odds welcome. you're watching al jazeera live from our headquarters in doha. also the european union promises millions of dollars in aid as the refugee crisis continues to build on its borders. plus. >> reporter: i'm in iran where
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60% of the population is under 30. many of them hungry for change. we kick off this half hour with u.s. election and results of cha is considered to be one of the most important days in the campaign to land the top job at the white house. the leading republican candidate donald trump and hillary clinton-- and the democratic candidate hillary clinton were the big winners >> reporter: a visible sign of release for ted cruz who won his state and oklahoma. marco rubio won his first state, but just one, minnesota. both fell far short than donald trump in all of the other contests. he is looking for and more likely to be the republican nominee for president of the u.s. >> then we're going to be in
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trouble if he does. we will be in real trouble >> reporter: that is exactly what the republican party leaders are afraid of. the results of super tuesday provided them little hope that they can find an alternative candidate in time. donald trump's emergency america is broken >> i go throughout the world. you go to qatar, you go to any of the - so many places, you go to different places in china, asia, the middle east. you look at some of the airports they have. you look at the roadway and transportation systems and the trains they have. we're like a third world country. >> reporter: bernie sanders had a stronger than expected showing and he is far from out of the race. >> 35 states remain and let me
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assure you, that we are going to take our fight for economic justice, for social justice, for environmental sanity, for a world of peace for every one of those states. >> reporter: despite her opponent's finish, hillary clinton is focused on the fight which she is expected to take part in >> for a presidential candidate to say this, but i'm going to keep saying it, i believe what we need in america today is more love and kindness. [ cheers ] >> reporter: a night of many contests in an exceptionally unusual race and in the end the front runners are still standing, one step towards becoming their party's candidate, both with very different messages mr trump's super tuesday results have kon founded
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predictions made when he launched his campaign. a report on the rise of billionaire businessman. >> reporter: from wall street businessman to candidate. he became fame ours across america with the reality show the apprentice and his catch phrase >> you're fired >> reporter: he used to that launch his presidential campaign in 201 57bd within hours people were predicting he would quickly disappear. has been described as loud, brash and objectnoxios. he is most likely to succeed. >> reporter: of the three billion searches a day on google, his name dominates.
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>> he has been consistently a high research. it's very controversial. if he wanted to search and find out more about it. we see curousity has given away to consistent position. >> reporter: donald trump has been attacked at every stage of the campaign. he has criticized women, the disabled, latinos, muslims among the few. >> donald trump is the answer to, i think a a lot of republican questions about what would happen if we were just honest. what if we didn't beat around the bush about race or immigration or terrorism. what if we just said what we meant. would we be punished for that
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>> reporter: one observer says it's a crisis of their own making. >> they thought he was going to do himself in, so they sat back and waited for it. the reason they did that is they were afraid of alienating his supporters. it may well be too late. >> reporter: donald trump continues to dominate the polls as the clearest route to the election. they like what he says and how he says it. they like to see him saying it from the white house to our regular contract yob bill smider-- his margins were not as big as donald trump was predicting. what's your reading of how the stats stack up here? >> nooefr got a majority. he came close to it, but he has never won the majority. the issue is that his opposition
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is divided. donald trump is the presumptive nominee at this point. he is way aahead of the other delegates. they're hanging on. that is what today proved, that ted cruz and marco rubio are able to hang on and they're able to continue to give trump trouble the resistance candidates, if we can call them that, they're going to hang around. how will they change what they do between now and the party conventions? >> i think they're going to be more strident, if such can be imagined, in saying that the republican party would be destroyed by donald trump, that he be an embarrassment to the country and there are a lot of republicans, not just america as a whole, but republicans who agree with that. the only thing they can possibly do is try to deny trump a majority of the delegates of the convention and then maybe they can create a counter majority to refuse him the nomination, but i don't think that's likely to work because he is still likely
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to come in first among all the candidates and if he does, how are you going to take the nomination away from him and give it to someone else. that would cause real trouble and a disruption to the convention sthoo to paraphrase, the party of trump is still not the party of the republicans. if the g.o.p. sdnt or can't move, does that mean donald trump has to move? does he have to moderate some of his language, because if you're not in the u.s., some of his language, particularly where i am, some of his language is really incendiary. >> it is and it is in the u.s. while in the rest of the world. that's why some say they would be embarrassed to have him as the president. he defies everything, he defies the pope. yet he survives. it's an amazing thing
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we hillary clinton putting together a good lead, surely she is pretty divisive. she is popular on the east and west coasts, but in the middle there is still submission when they talk about her. >> that's right. both trump and clinton are both difficult vie sieve figures-- divisive figures. we have had some very big polarizing elections. some say they won't be able to vote for donald trump nor hillary clinton. that will tourn out close. hillary clinton is likely to beat donald trump because he is so incendary but she has a lot of enemies. i think while the odds are that she will beat him, it is going
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to be much closer than anyone anticipates in your read it will be hillary clinton but not bernie sanders because just reading the music coming out of the count, it sounds as if he is also getting ready for the end game here >> they are in the end game, but he won't give up. he will go all the way and i'm sure he will do that because he has a matter of deep convictions and he is trying to convey a message. i'm sure he will bring that to the convention, but the democratic party is coming together. the republican party is falling apart. that can't be good for the republicans. we're in a situation now where more and more democrats are concluding that hillary clinton is their best option, particularly against dt. so i don't see where sanders can go from here except to continue to make a lot of noise, to continue to amass some democrat gates and to be a presence at the democratic convention
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as ever, a pleasure. the european union planning to spends hundreds of millions of dollars on aid to alleviate the refugee crisis. there is a humanitarian crisis developing on the greece-macedonia border where the build up of refugees continues. our correspondent reports where more than 78,000 people are still stranded-- 8,000 people are still stranded >> reporter: it is slowly becoming a near permanent settlement expanding by the day. the newly arrived trying to find a spot for a long wait while those been here for a while bring some normality to lives. some are exhausted. those on the tracks hope to keep up the pressure but aware about the riots on monday did not help their cause. some have been stranded for 12
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days now. >> translation: we should have been warned that they were only let ago a small number of people in. it's our friends in other countries that give us the news. we don't know what's happening. there are so many rumors on social media. >> reporter: only 30 people were allowed through in 48 hours. one of the biggest challenges is to work out how many people are here. a process has begun to give people numbers so if and when the borders open again there's some sort of order. for aid organizations a logistical might mayor is unfolding. the continuous stream of people that arrive here makes it difficult for everyone. it barely covers one third of their needs. the queue has been endless.
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she has been standing here for two hours. she was further away from the border and now she is running out of cash. >> translation: my husband has been in germany for seven months. i could not stay back alone with my children. i had no choice. >> reporter: choice is something those people here don't have any more. while european leaders mull over how to solve the ever growing humanitarian crisis, the problems and worries facing the thousands of refugees here will continue to go unresolved police in the french port city of calais are continuing to demolish the southern part of the refugee camp known as the jungle. violence broke out when the police fired tear gas at people when they refused to move their makeshift homes. more than a dozen humanitarian organizations have accused the authorities of brutally evicting
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migrants. jordanian forces have killed many close to the border with syria. hundreds of troops and helicopters were deployed in a palestinian refugee camp. one police officers was shot dead. security forces that killed a number of what they called fugitive outlaws. the u.n. has pushed back the in effects round of talks on syria by two days. the main players will now come together next wednesday. the u.n. special envoy to syria, staffan de mistura, says this is to allow more time for the truce to settle in. he acknowledged there had been violations and negotiations would become more difficult if the deal on the ground didn't hold. mr staffan de mistura says more talks are the best way to solve the war in syria and the european refugee crisis.
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>> they don't want to leave. at the moment we have, god willing, a real cessation of tensions, humanitarian access and implementation of these three points, new government, constitution and elections, i can bet many of them not only many will not live but will return, especially if we have a massive plan to reveal, which is by far going to be cheaper than actually handing millions of refugees coming into europe or elsewhere going to india where the high court will hear a plea of bail for a student leader charged with sedition. he was arrested in february after students held a rally against the man convicted for the 2013 attack on the indian parliament. it watts the largest protest across the country. what are the chances that he will get what he wants?
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>> reporter: that is the million dollar question, but proceedings are turning out to be more and more murky by the minute. forensic evidence show that police evidence, seven videos saying that they had proof that they can link him to anti national slogans while forensic show that two out of that has been pampered with. now they're saying they don't have evidence but witnesses who can come forward and testify against him. they're saying if he is released now, those witnesses will be hampered, they will not come forward and more people would not testify against him. it is now - the whole case is clouded under he says and she says rather than hard evidence. the court had also raised questions in the last bail hearing, they asked the police
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if they knew what sedition. they have proved that he is guilty and that they need to question him further and he has to remain in jail, but as we speak, thousands of people are going to take to the streets, many from the university and across universities in new delhi. they will march to parliament and to revoke the sedition law and demanding his release still to come here, african refugees arriving in europe are saying syrians and are not the only ones fleeing.
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welcome back. top stories from al jazeera. donald trump has so far won the most states on the republican side for the u.s. presidential nomination. he walked away with seven states in the super tuesday vote. ted cruz won the battle for second place taking his home state of texas as well as oklahoma. on the democratic side hillary clinton came out on top too. she has also won seven states. her main rival bernie sanders has put up a strong challenge against the former secretary of state. he won four regions, including his home state vermont. the e.u. is planning to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on aid to alleviate the refugee crisis. it follows a warning from the u.n. that there is a humanitarian crisis developing right now at the greece-macedonia borrow dper where the build-up of rev
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secrecy increase. many say they have been classified into two different groups. they fear that they're given prefer shall treatment to those from iraq and syria. >> reporter: these are some of the african refugees stranded in athens. the majority are somalis fleeing the conflict in their country. they're not allowed to cross the greek-macedonian border to the rest of europe and now their whole world is here. this two bedroom apartment is home to 30 of them. >> translation: i can't leave athens. i feel trapped. i didn't cross through so many countries to lead this life. i don't know what to do. they don't allow us to cross the border. >> reporter: as the flow of migrants increases, the reserves of sympathy has dwindled.
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there is growing concern here that european governments may have divide the refugees into two distinct classes with two different kinds of welcomes. first the hundreds of thousands of refugees from syria and iraq and second the much poorer, less educated men and women who fled dire circumstances in africa. it took this woman and her children three years to reach here. she left somalia after she got injured in the head. she a single mother of six tried to cross the border three times since she arrived here four months ago. >> translation: the segregation must stop. we are all human beings. we should be treated equally. my country has been in war far longer than syria. >> reporter: aid agencies are warning that they're at a higher
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risk of being prayed upon. >> we want people to be treated in a dignified way. provide safe ways for people to seek for asylum. we're seeing people being abused and risking their lives in the sea in order to do something that they have the right to do >> reporter: in parks across athens, african migrants can be seen huddled together deep in conversation. it's the only thing they can do to whyalla way the hours. they say their dreams have not died yet. at least they have plenty of time to think about their lives russia says it has delivered about 580 tons of food aid to government held areas in syria since it began air strikes in support of the bashar al-assad regime in september. a truce allows for deliveries of
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aid. journalists since the beginning of the five-year conflict, russia's defense minimum says that the cessation of hostilities has been violated 15 times in the past 24 hours. the war has destroyed much of the country's infrastructure, a large number of companies have gone bust, but some have started again in turkey where trade is flourishing. >> reporter: like millions of syrians this man lost his livelihood in damascus. his factory was destroyed four years ago. but he and his business partner never gave up. he opened the factory here imemploying most of his old staff. 130 syrians work here making around 1,000 tracksuits a day. >> translation: i want to live and work and start from scratch.
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we lost our homes, cars and factories. we have little money left. >> reporter: turkey hosts more than 2.2 million refugees and that tracting wealthy investors. turkey provides stability, factories, raw materials. there are more than 350,000 syrians living here and many of them have their own businesses. in this street alone there are at least 10 shops that are owned by syrians while syrian businessman have started small medium and large factories here. the turkish ministry of social security says 6,000 syrians are registered as company partners. 600 are registered with the chamber of commerce. some syrian business owners say there are around 2,000 factories in this city. signs in arabic are easily spotted here. many business people are eager to return home to syria.
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>> translation: i was forced to open it. without my craft i can't move or do anything. i swear by god, if things calm down tomorrow morning, i will return back to syria by the night. >> reporter: this gives many business opportunities. for those who became successful, the return to syria is worth starting everything all over again 60% of the iranian population is under the age of 30, but their prospects for getting a job are not looking bright because of a stagnant economy. after the elections last week in which reformists and moderates made major gains, our correspondent talks about young adults. >> reporter: tehran's grand bizarre. one of the great experiences of a city on the cusp of change. even as the political ground shifts beneath their feet in the
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bizarre, it is business as usual. these women are shopping for traditional wedding jewellery and they're finding it expensive. in iran where 60% of the pop lake is under 30 and one in four is out of work, getting married is a luxury people can't afford >> translation: if costs went down, young people will be inclined to get married. so many of my friends and family are not getting married because it's too expensive. >> translation: when we were under sanctions, it was difficult. gradually people are under less pressure as sanctions were lifted. >> reporter: the lifting of international sanctions following a nuclear deal with world powers paved the way for big advances by moderates and reformists in last week ace parliamentary election. those who voted for hem are impatient for results. the grand bays air is made up of
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a warn of car doors more than 10 kilometers in length. commerce has been taking place here for centuries dating back to when tehran was a village. it's not a village any more. for the young hanging out here offers the chance to imagine a different way of life. >> translation: i do feel that there is an underground life in this city, underground fun, social activities. she say socialology graduate who has turned to selling nuts to meet expenses. her companions do have jobs but not in their chosen fields >> translation: our generation faces a lot of economic problems and hardships. we want more than a better economy. i would prefer to have more freedom, media freedom, freedom of political association, social freedoms and freedom from being watched and supervised in
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everything we do. >> reporter: this generation is finding its own way in a world where facebook and twilter are banned, pop music sensored, and until recently bloggers arrested. the change may be upon them the u.s. has released what appears to be a handwritten will from the late al-qaeda leader asam a binladen. he asks that his 29 billion dollar fortune be spent in jihad. one wives was instructed to ensure that her tooth filling did not contain a tracking device. he was killed by u.s. special forces in 2011 on a raid in his compound in pakistan. a crew of as troe noughts have-- astronauts have returned to earth after collecting data that could help mankind to reach
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marchs. they laned back just a few hours ago. they will now be monitored by medics and scientists to see how their record-breaking stay in orbit has affected their physiology. good evening from los angeles, welcome to a special edition ever muslim brotherhood. i'm michael oku. thing about your life for a second. do you own a home, car, cell phone. do you go to the doctor, dentist or doub load music on -- download music on itunes. chances are you have signed away a fundamental right. the right to have your way in court. it's called arbitration, for the