i'm richelle carey that's all for now from here. but the news is next live from london. ♪ >> hello, this is the news hour live. coming up in the next 60 minutes. more lives lost in europe's refugee crisis, a baby is among five people drowned trying to reach agrees. israeli security forces accused of shooting a palestinian murder suspect dead as he was already on the drowned. german investigators uncovered documents to contain the personal information of thousands of isil fighters.
and. >> we have link to. >> military the project encouraging the insignes of the future. >> and in sport, english football's fiercest rivals clashing at european competition for the time. manchester united and liverpool getting ready to meet in the last 16 of the europea league. the u.n. most senior human rights official has issued a scathing assessment of the refugee crisis and set plans to return refugees from the european union to turkey may p illegal. the crisis gets immortalized, james pays has more. >> this is a very strong repuke to the european union coming from the u.n. high commission for human rights the world's top human rights
official. and prince used his speech to the council his annual report on the state of human rights in the world, and the first thing he mentioned was the refugees in the e.u. >> i tend to discuss my concerns during my visit to brussells. before the two day e.u. summit which begins on is 2007 teen of march. >> among my concerns is the potential for collective and arbitrary expulsions which are illegal. order restrictions which do not permit the termination of the circumstances of each individual. violate international and european law. >> the high commissioner said the situation in agrees was dramatic, and he singled out
macedonia, serbia, croatia, and austria for criticism, he say the border restrictions are lamentable, he says he plans to go to prowses sells to speak to officials about the proposals and he is hoping when e.u. leaders meet next week on the 17th they will revise them, and come one something that is compliant with international human rights law. >> the sharp criticism comes as the crisis claimed yet more lives. five people including a baby have drowned as the boat that they were in capsized while they were trying to make the dangerous crossing from turkey to agrees. this latest tragedy and some many others before it will be on the minds of european union superior ministers who are meeting in brussells. topping the agenda, the proposed plan to return refugees and migrants from europe, to turkey. the decision by some countries to close the orders the refugees meanwhile has left thousands being stranded
on the greece macedonia border. this update from greece. today there is no word to describe it. now it might look, what happened is was sinking in the mud, so we saw a lot of people remove them, and they just relocated on the travel, between the tracks. that at the moment is the best option they have here. now many people are still trying to come to terms with the fact that the borders are trying to figure out what are the options but after waiting for so honk, they find themselves in a very vulnerable situation. many people told us that they weren't completely out of money, and they have no other option then to wait to speak to the u.n. agency who then would relocate them, somewhere else those who have
money, a tiny minority, take bus that would go back, but then once they are arrive they are on their own. it'ses been very difficult, this morning i was walking around, and saying hello to people i knew, they couldn't hold their tears. they said they have reached a level of hue millionuation, that they never expected specifically because they thought once they were in europe things would get easier for them. >> among the people waiting, a young refugee from afghanistan, he spoke to us about what his family plans to do now. >> we are working here, it is very difficult. there's real call, we don't have a clothes, we don't have food. they don't get for us anything mow the boarder is closed for everyone, not only afghan, what will you and your family do at this stage? >> we are here to be -- we
have to p here, because afghanistan. we can't go back to afghanistan. we want to borders open we can't live here. >> if the boarders remain closed did your family discuss what they will do? will you stay here or go somewhere else? >> no, pause we don't have anything in afghanistan, there is war. we are still home everything, we don't have anything now. >> your parents are back in afghanistan because they couldn't pay for the p trip for everybody? >> yeah, because they don't have money for everybody. my family came here because they don't have anything. >> one of the many children in need, in the refugee camp, in the february 40 percent of migrants who arrived in
greece were children, and a large number are traveling alone. making them prime targeting for traffickers. from the degree island mohammad reports. >> these are some of the tens of thousands fleeing their homes, without family to protect them. this house just one of two temporary shelters for unaccompanied minors on the island their home for now. only the most vulnerable of the children are kept here. the rest are in confinement centers that some call jail. >> mainly when they come here, they are happy to have left the jail to be in a proper house, with colors and freeways. >> the children most of whom are from afghanistan have walked hundreds of classroom tors to the coast. slipping into the offensive before joining others to make the move intoless bows.
the majority arriving in greece are slipping through the cracks. >> many or them don't want to be identified. they present themselves as arabs pause they feel this would slow down their journey, or they present someone who they are traveling with a guardian, that isesn't necessarily the case. >> due to a long crisis they will probably not get proper housing, schooling, and social supports. >> most of them choose to leave for other countries. >> they do so for pressure of parents and smugglers so they can continue their journey. this has made a desire to keep them here if the state wants to do something to may sure they stay, they would make sure the facilities are of a certain quality, they will ensure that the
social -- well, social and economic reasons for the children to stay, but at this e not even in a position to satisfy the needs of it's own citizens. >> they are now warning that unaccompanied children are at risk of getting exploited and that will be used by traffickers. >> the traffickers are doing many things. the first is the trade of organs. the second is slavery. and the third is sexual exploitation. >> the biggest challenge for social workers now is to convince the children to pursue legal options that may take months or take quick dangerous journeys with smugglers. agrees also lacks a former guardianship system, and another reason to encourager unaccompanied children to take matters into their own hands. al jazeera, agrees.
footage has emerged showing an official shooting at a palestinian man while he lay still on the drowned, in the video released by an israeli news site, a person tells an office tore shoot the man in the head. another personnels he is on the ground, don't shoot. before a gunshot is fired. the senior official and ambassador at large for the state of pal steen. he says he is not surprised by what the video appears to show. >> this is what we experienced and live on a daily basis. number one, israeli from the inception has a security document of excessive use or force of terrorizing a nation
of trying to inflict it's political agenda, by the use of power, if we shout, they shoot, if we throw a stone they break bones, if a bullet is fired they bring their actions and their f 16s what on earth would justify the firing of almost 50 bullets in the body of a youngs boy, except that mentality or perhaps shoot to kill and making sure this person has died. it has nothing to to with the threat of this individual, it is just revenge, and that revenge is very well rooted in the hatred and we in palestine have always witnessed that the victimized of israel, the occupier of hate, the victim, more than the victims. >> a chief inspector with the israeli police, he rejects claims that officers used disproportional force against palestinian suspects.
who are focusing getting up in the morning, lone wolfs loan individuals who are stabbing and looking to kill israelis and our police officer whose are on the front line. that is something that is unacceptable, and therefore there has to be a rapid response, of course it is proportional, if there are attacks anywhere across europe, attacks in the united states, and public areas in main cities you would expect from every police to row aability the same way, there have our mys are responsible, but at the same time, all incidents are looked into, all incidents are examined as well. >> heavy fighting has been reported in syria, between government forces and opposition fighters. >> at least two people have reported to have died in shelling in duma in rebel
held eastern town. the government forces are also reported to have attacks the town, taking control of a station building. the fighting comes despite a truce which started almost two weeks ago now. meanwhile, russia has been accused of carrying out air strikes on opposition positions in idlib while starking fighters. a child is among those reported to have been killed. there have been heavy clashes as they try to put up isil who were excluded. the u.s. backed mainly kurdish syria defense forces making new territorial dangs in the north of syria, that's according to the u.s. military, but the fbs dominance of the campaign is making some other groups nervous. bernard smith reports. >> three weeks ago the syrian defense forces took control of the north eastern city. now, they have gained another 2.5000 square kilometers of land from isil.
that's according to u.s. central command. it says that the manely kurdish group now controlled 20,000 square kilometers of northern syria. losing deprived isil of the rout between two major strong holds and mosul and iraq. there are also oil and gas fields here. the city was once home to 40,000 people, but many left before the battle began. others fled as u.s. led coalition air strikes were called in to prevent attempts to take the city back. >> there are those who fled to africa, and some fled to nearby villages. >> as it retakes ground, the syrian defense forces worked to create an image of a professional fighting force. here releasing video showing the help it has offed to a fighter. the u.s. government believes the sdf has the most effective fighters on the ground against isil in syria.
>> not every anti-isil syrian group is an automatic ally. here, fighters from the free syrian army targeted a vehicle in a town in northern aleppo the group controls. bernard smith al jazeera. >> still ahead, choosing the next president why the woman that led her party to victory is not many the running. bangladesh protest over planned to build new power plants near a world heritage. and in sport, it is knock out time at critics 2020 world cup, andy will be here with that story and much more.
the united states ambassador has criticized the organization for not taking quick enough action over allegation of sexual abuse. a recent report shows there's been a sharp rise in allegations of apews from 52 in 2014 to 69 last year. of peace keepers if no move is made by their country to investigate serious allegation. a vote was due to take place on thursday but is being postponed until friday. >> let me put the question this way. when governments attack civilians it is our job, when armed groups nonstate actor attack civilians it is our job. when terrorist attack civilians it is our job. so why in the world when the u.n.s own peace keep es are the ones attacking civilians when peaces keepers commit the sickening crime of raping children, is it someone
else's job? explane that? why is that the exception. >> the canadian prime minister is on a three day state visit to the u.s. where he is hoping to improve relations between the two countries. he being welcomed a t the white house, where he will be the first canadian leader in 19 years to be honored with a state dinner. trade and environmental protection are on the agenda. ties with the u.s. suffered under justin's predecessor the conservative stephen harper. live for us at the white house, says so first of all, how significant do you think this visit is. well, timing is the interesting point. these are the waning months of the obama administration. they waited until a new turn of administration in ottawa to decide to invite a
canadian prime minister and he happened to be more in sync than stephen harper his predecessor. in particular, after pam rejected the peace excel cross border pipeline, which was a matter of great disgruntlement on the part of the previous government, things are now moving more into line with their respect i agendas, as detailed by the canadian prime menster. >> the president and i have announced today that we will take ambitious action to reduce methane emissions nearly by half. from the oil and gas sector reduce emissions of carbons and implement a gas emission standards are heavy duty vehicles to bring change. >> among some things that were brought up, who else are the two leaders discussing?
of course the two nations are neighbors. >> of course, it is not unnoted here, or in canada that they share the longest unprotected border in the world. and never the less, there are concerns about border security, the administrations have announced that they will extend the kind of preboarder clearances, in order, being able to transmit cargo, commerce across the border, as well as travelers without having to go through the usual passport control and customs control when they reach the border. that's a signal improvement in the current status. and again, there will be more information sharing we are dealing with counter terrorism and other aspects of security. the two governments have announced measures in that respect as well. >> tom with the latest from just outside the white house, thank you.
may have led her party to victory in november's election, but she will not become it's new president. the constitution won't allow it because her children have foreign passports. one of the close aids is now favored for the job this was another important accept in the transition to democracy. members of parliament gathers in the capitol to hear nominations for the next president. >> i am happy because the whole for our country starts here. hope for citizens starts from today too. that's why i am excited. >> he led her national league for democracy party to a big win in november's election. but under the military drafted constitution, she is barred from becoming president. negotiations to change the rules failed. amido signs that the transition is not going smoothly. >> but the next president
will come from the nld, because it dominates both houses of parliament. the favorite is the lower houses nominee a low profile who is a trusted loyal ally of the party leader. >> they haven't given up hope of becoming president, in fact, it is believed there will be another push for constitutional amendment within the next year. back to achieve that, relations with the military will need to improve significantly. >> and whoever is elected by members of parliament will have to be someone who is happy to stand aside and allow her to take over. >> we have to try to amend this constitution. >> the military will also nominate a presidential candidate, and the two unsuccessful nominees after
the vote will become vice presidents. wayne hay, al jazeera. >> hundreds of people have been protesting in the bangladeshi capitol in support of the main grove forest. the demonstrating against plans to build two coal power plants near the world heritage site. the government says the plans will help reduce poverty in a country where a third of the people have no power supply. the demonstrators have boarded buss to try to galvanize the support right across the country. al jazeera is with them. >> the largest forest in the world they are ready to go on the march. their goal is to bring publish awareness to to persuade the government to stop the construction of two
major power plants. they say this power plant which are called are doing to hurt the ecology of the system eventually. the government on it's part is adamant to go ahead with this project, but construction is already started the prime menster says there's no backing down from it, the continuous power and energy and they are adamant to go with it and said they have done all the environmental assessment and it is perfectly safe, and others says that's not the case, this will really hurt one of the international of the world. and that's where the ecology of the area. >> new delhi police have arrested a group of tribbett tens protesting for independence from china. it is understood the protestors were trying to take the demonstration inside
the chinese embassy when police intervened. thursday marks the fifty-fifth anniversary, 57th d tribbett ten uprising which led to the dalai lama's exile. in india, a teenager girl who was allegedly raped before being set on fire has died from her injuries. it is alleged she was assaulted on this roof top on sunday night. when the girl threatened to call for help, she was set alight. the 20-year-old man was arrested on monday and has since been charged with her murder. also in india, a woman says her 14-day-old baby died while she was attacked and raped by two men. the 28-year-old woman says she was raped by two men at a bus stop and that her baby was killed during the scuffle. a report of a dang rape and cup panel homicide has been logged with the police.
germany says they have contained with personal information and believe them to be faked. details of isil fighters real names telephone numbers and even names of those who sponsors and recruited them. she joins us live now, madame, thank you for joining us here. first of all, your reaction to these files and how significant can these be? >> well, if the files are authentic, then they are cignant that is highly focused on security. this could be a boom to us intelligence agencies that are looking to get more clarity owho among their countries have gone to a fight with syria. >> here in europe, i have heard it be described as the
wikileaks of isil, do you think this can be a game changer eses specially when it comes to security against isil? >> absolutely. this three primary ways in which this can be useful. the first, obviously, is to help european nations track foreign fighters that isis is intentionally senting back to launch attacks. the second is that if they are authentic it will help in efforts to crack down on recruitment networks and path ways that fighters take to join isis within iraq and syria. and then finally, it may help with targeting within iraq and syria. >> quite interesting that from what we understand this was leaked by a disgruntled member of isil, what do you make of that? and presume my seeing eses specially europeans go to the islamic state realizing what they are letting themselves in for, do you think we will see more of these leaks?
>> well, it is interesting, the alleged defector was actually supposedly a syrian member, who had been part of the free syrian army and then decided that isis wasn't pursuing the troops. if this is to be believed but i do think it is a sign of growing indications that we have seen of disgruntlement within the ranks. it is a question of how awe talent tick documents are. >> assuming that they are, what was the bit that came out of that struck you the most? >> well, not all the documents have been publicly released but i think in general, the fact that icy is taking such care to learn not only about the itties but the history of the fighters, really does show the strength of it's efforts to highly administer itself to make sure that it knows everything about the areas that it has control. and we have seen isis over
the past two years take great care to make sure that it is not infiltrated by western agencies. i think anything going forward, we may see even greater crack down by isis within iraq and syria. >> from the institute for the study of war joining froes new york, thank you. >> and still to come here on al jazeera, why brazil's former president is in the line of fire other a money laundering scandal. as japan marked five years since the earthquake and tsunami that killed 18,000 people, al jazeera meets some of the survivors. plus. >> i am paul reese at the arctic winter games where traditions are being kept alive.
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people drown making the dangerous crossing from turkey to greece. an israeli security official has shot a murder suspect dead while he lay still on the ground. and the national league for democracy has put forward candidates for the country's presidency, the constitutional restrictions mean that the leader is not one of them. >> jordan now where refugees make up about a fifth of the population. most have fled conflict in neighboring syria and iraq. but there are also thousands from other countries who feel that they are being discriminated against. they turned danger into hardship. their six wier old triplets lived in a parking garage. the 12-year-old sister were killed many the fighting.
here they rely on the kindness of neighbors for food. >> sometimes we just eat one meal a day, at might the babies can't sleep because they want milk and there is none. there isn't enough food so i can't produce milk. >> with the university student in sudan, can't legally work here. the world food program offers limited help to syrian refugees. other refugees receive only occasional aid. >> we couldn't stay here i don't even know where some of my family is. i left south sudan and came here for protection. i asked first and made sure there was a u.n. office here to protect us. >> he learned not to complain too much, when jordan sent back more than 400 refugees to sudan in december. >> the deportations followed months of protests by some of the 3,500 sudanese refugees in jordan they set off protest camp outside the u.n.
refugee agency. to demand more aid, and resettlement to other countries. the protests are illegal without a permit, the refugees to the country they ned from violating international law. >> the refugees say jordanian security forces put them on buss telling them they were going to be resettled, instead they took them to the airport and flew them back to sudan. some are believed to have been ared, others have made their way to egypt jordan feels overwhelm bed i the refugees. >> we go to the peace of iraq, and the palestine, and it is a pretty tough neighborhood jordan. and there's zero tolerance
towards people who may p disruptive. >> as bad as it is here, it is presidenter than sudan. but refugees have also learned the hard way, to limit to this sanctuary. al jazeera. >> the european parliament has called to cooperate in the italian student. the 25-year-old student has been researching the center or trade unions in h egypt it
is part of a wider investigation into payments and favors offered for contractors with the state run oil company. he denies any wrongdoing. lye for us in rio, what happens next to the former president. >> well, right now a judge actually has to accept the charges that are going to be filed before there can be a formal indictment of the former president what this is as you mentioned there is a wider federal investigation that has to do with corrupt practices in relation to the state owned company this runs parallel to that, this is on going in south paulo, where the former president lis and the former property in question is in that state. so in many ways it seems they
are trying to tie the noose on them any which way they can. this puts the current president who is his protege a president in a very difficult position. because members of the party that he once headed her party now that is ruling the country, are basically asking her to give the former president a cabinet position, because if he is a member of her cabinet, he will be immune to state charges that are being brought against him. and it would take the supreme court to then try him for any corruption charges should those then be put against him in relation to this wider investigation. >> i guess we will have to see whether he does decide to give one of those cabinet positions, i guess if she does it isn't exactly doing to look great for the perception of the public will have of both of them and the rest of the party, what reaction has there been to
this? >> exactly, she has not been a popular leader, in fact, the complete opposite of the former president. she is not widely liked and should she give the former president a position in her cabinet which is what her supporter want her to do, her position in the general public will be even lower. they are already wanting her to step down. mrs. a call for her to resign. there are impeachment proceedings against her in congress. and she has promised that any anticorruption campaign will be independent and run independently of her administration. should she step in and do this for her mentor, she will not be seen very favorably at all. >> with the latest from rio, thank you. masked men have attacked foreign and local journalists and rights activists in southern russia, they were forced to leave their mini bus. the journalists were badly beat and four of them are now
in hospital. their bus was set on fire. al jazeera has more now from moscow. >> sex journalists and their driver was in the moneyny bus when it was forced off the road. about 15 masked men then stole equipment, and beat them with bats, it seems that the nor we john got the worst of it. and teeth knocked out and stab wounds but none of the injuries seem redirect examination life threatening, then, later on wednesday evening, the english office of the committee to prevent torture, the human rights group, were -- was raided by more masked men, underscored this recent attack, how dangerous it can be, being a journalist or human rights worker in parts of russia p. the kremlin has called the assault outrageous, and the council commissioner has called on russia to make sure that it is properly
prosecuted. but in many ways this region particularly, chechynia, seems to john rate outside the normal frame works and for months the leader is being calling human rights groups and journalists enemies of the people. jackles, etc., pe hey your that hasn't been noticeably condemned by the kremlin, and already the authorities have pushed back against the accusations that this latest attack has anything to do with the arguably legislationage, or that it has anything to do with it at all. >> the european central bank has surprised by cutting off three of the interest rates and expand it is perhap. the aim is to boost the economy and stop ultra low inflation becoming entrenched. it is also cutting the rate further and increasing monthly asset pies to
80 billion euros from 60 billion. the european central bank president made the announcement. >> based on our regular economic and monetary analysis, we have conducted a thorough review of the monetary policy stance. in which we also took into account the new market projections by our staff, extending into the year 2008. 2018. as a result, the doing council has decided on a set of measures in the pursuit of it's ability objective. >> north korea says lit liquidate all south korean assets joined cooperation projects on it's territory. the announcement came after further sanctions over north korea's tests and just after he had fired short range missiles into the sea. we have this update from
seoul. >> this is a further deterioration in the relationship as though it could get any worse. the north koreans have announced that all economic agreements between north and south will now be invalid and that assets will be liquidated. this effects the industrial zone. this is a collaborative project, whereby more than 100 companies have assets in north korea, employing some 50,000 workers there, now this has been closed sense last month, with this announcement, the north koreans are saying that the assets there will be seized and liquidated. representing several hundred million dollars worth of investment. also effected is the mansion resort, now this is again another project just across the border in north korea, and a resort set up for tourists but it was
occasionally separate bed i the korean war, and as long as it still existed then it was the hope that it could be reopened at some point in the future. that hope now seems to have upon, this announcement effectively brings to an end all economic cooperation, between the two koreas. >> friday marks five years since japan's earthquake and tsunami which killed 18,000 peep. events will take place to mark that anniversary, some within thousand 200 people living in the town in japan died in the disaster in march . harry faucet has been to meet the families of the victims. >> this has become his life's work, for 40 years he has been devoted to the nursery school helping raise generations of children in the town. he helped rebuild the school on this hillside. the old one at the coast was swept away by the tsunami.
they had checked that every child and teacher had meat it to safety. while he checked on the school, but couldn't get back in time, he found the body a week later. a memory undimmed five years on. >> they stopped the heavy machinery, and i saw my wife. i held her in my arms, i screamed i'm sorry, i could barely speak. >> more than 1200 of the residents were killed, nearly two-thirds of the buildings destroyed, still awaiting final demolition, the town hall where 40 officials including the mayor lost their lives. robbing their families of loved ones and the town of it's leadership at a crucial time. >> wells having to do with their personal loss, the people have also had to wait for their town to be rebuilt.
and in this place, more than most along this coastline, that process has been marked by delays and argument. >> there is now some momentum a decision at last in favor of building the sea wall, that touched depates have seen money simply go unspent as more than 3,000 people still live in timeny house as term stretched thought beyond meaning. >> living with his nephew, and also with kay the woman he calls the best wife in all of japan, he talks to her every day and he is heard talking back. his friend the chief monk of the local 10 says many speak of seeing and hearing the dead here. >> it is important to understand they are tribal forms of existence, they are here to protect us. they departed the guardians of our lives. >> he feels he is a guardian in turn, not just to the young families but to his wife. at 82, he wanted to build her
a new home. >> oh, while i am still healthy i want to say sorry for her for being in this small space, i want to say this is our place, here is your room. a room just for her alter. this is my biggest most important goal. >> in the years before, the couple learned to play the harp, she was much better. you can still hear the sound of her playing and her voice correcting him when he goes wrong. harry faucet, al jazeera. >> still ahead, all the sport including rafael nadal speaked out over doping following maria sarapova.
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emrett, and 2-nil up against belgium. now 14 time tennis grand slam winner. >> they have been accused of doping in the past, but never tested positive, nadal has experimented with stem cell therapies. and it is adamant he has never broken the rules. the doping and i worked so much and many the sport and the value of the sport.
>> is this horrible collision a clash that rans hamilton out. and left them requiring some on the pitch treatment. but their team did go on to win by 11 runs and they now have a good chance of making it through to the main draw of the competition. afghanistan has set up a winner takes off game after this comfortable win over hong kong. the after danes are winning by six with a couple to spare to claim their second win of the event. let's have a look at this preliminary group, just one team goes through afghanistan, and zimbabwe, that winner takes off game coming up on saturday. indigenous society often of leads to customs become forgotten.
but the games are showcasing a revival in ancient competitions. in the third part of the series they report from green land capitol. getting around or your knuckles may be a new one, but in h the arctic it is a sport unlike the rest of the traditional disciplines that the arctic winter games in green land, it ises deeply rooted in thousands of years. >> it was lost pushed out of us and this youth has been so strong and bringing it all back, and these games are a big part of inspiring and motivating the youth to rebuild what was lost. >> the knuckle traces the
origins getting close by mimicking the animals movement, while the jump was to help escape the polar bear. some of the sports are of more uncertain origins. but all the skill, strength, and athleticism. >> so the sport is showing them now the kind of extreme full body version of arm wrestling. now the story goes that the old strong men would do this for a long time, that the skin would be played off their forearms. now hopefully that won't happen this time, but let's give ate go. >> a bit more training needed. >> the arctic region competing have vast distances in ocean between them. these sports are familiar to the athletes as football in south america, and correct in pakistan. james invented the purpose of
survival, looks like they will keep going for a while yet. paul reese, al jazeera. that is how sport is looking for now, looking back to barbara in london. >> and that is it for this news hour. remember thaw yo can get more on everything that we have been covering here, on our website, you can see our top story here, or fan refugee rout is to remain shut, one of the countries that is closed it's borders which are now resulted in about 13,000 people gathered in the refugee camp which and on the greek macedonian border. just the u.n. top human rights official, has openly criticized the european union for the way it has handled and not really handled the refugee crisis. lauren taylor will have more on that and all the other stories we are covering here, but for me that's it.
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