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philadelphia's italian market for the last 100 years. >> these are middle-class people who decided it's much better to come back here and they're working to fight to make changes. >> proud to tell your stories. political pressurebrazil's president mover to impeople, the head of the congressional committee says there's any of evidence to put dilma rousseff on trial. taking the area south of aleppo. refugee crisis.
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>> translator: greece doesn't want to accept us, turkey doesn't want us to stay, where should we go, sink into the water? >> refugees are still making the dangerous crossing from turkey to greece. tax scandal. >> translator: regrettably, people have been trying to use the media to attack the country and its financial system. >> panama's president promises to cooperate with any investigations after the panama papers leak. good evening, i'm roxana saberi, this is al jazeera's international news hour. we begin tonight in brazil where the impeachment of president dilma rousseff is a step closer to becom becoming a reality.
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the congressional group charged with looking into the case says the case should move forward. teresa vo is in in be rio de janeiro with the story. >> the congressional group that is in charge of investigating this issue says that dilma rousseff should be he impeached but it's the entire senate that should be voting on this. recommendation could be tainted by his own position against the government and that's why many are not trusting him about all this. but there is a document at a was issued by this commission that will be voted on come next monday and if it passes this monday it is going to move towards a full joat in the lower caib. that'chamber.
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that's where president dilma rousseff could be removed from her position. the vice president is also being threatened with the possibility of impeachment. a judge from the high court says he should be impeached for the same charges that rousseff is being charged with. that is very complicated if this process continues. >> teresa vo reporting. major assault south of egypt's largest city. the nusra front not covered by the recent truce. hard for the u.n. brokered peace talks to gain any traction. the largest point of contention is bashar al-assad. omar al saleh looks at how the
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residents of aleppo are dealing with the siege of their city. >> this family rely largely on food handouts but it's not enough. >> translator: god forbid, if the road was closed it would be a problem with us. the problem is people are poor they don't have the ability to stock food. >> reporter: aleppo is syria's largest city. its center is divided. government forces control the eastern side while the opposition controls the western side and since a truce between the government and rebels began in late february, syrian forces backed by russian air power have advanced on rebel held areas on aleppo's northern country side. there's also fighting in the city's northern parts. kurdish forces known as the ypg seen as allies of the government
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are make gains. there are feelings that kurdish fighters are coordinating their campaigns. the goal is to cut off and surround the areas of aleppo. activists warn that up to 300,000 people could be affected. at this marketplace the produce is abundant and fresh, they remain defiant. >> translator: we have everything, thank god, food if a siege happens. >> moustaffa relies on farming to feed his family. it's the best way to survive. >> we have beans and spin ash. living like our grandfathers lived before. >> fighting is still continuing and it's not clear if the kurdish forces could sustain their siege but if they do it
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will be the people of aleppo who will suffer the most. omar al saleh, al jazeera. >> in greece anger is growing among the migrants who fear they will soon be sent to turkey against their will. al jazeera's zeina khodr reports on the island of lesbos. >> protests and sit-in its asking not to be deported back to turkey, chanting freedom, chanting we are not illegal. they are increasingly worried that they will be sent back and there is a likelihood that that will happen. they now are applying for asylum but if those asylum claims are rejected, they will be sent back. now this is a huge operational effort and greece requires assistance. the eu has sent more staff on greece's islands to try speed up the asylum process. >> i do know that a large amount of people which are here have expressed their willingness to apply for asylum.
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and we -- i need to emphasize here that this is not an automatic return system. so this will not be automatically sent or to turkey. doesn't work like that. every case will be treated upon its own merits. legislation in place, permits that under certain conditions in particular, where there's the article related to the safe third country and there is another article related to the first country of asylum. this person has been given protection in another state. then it becomes obvious that this person can be safe and protected in another place. >> reporter: the eu-turkey deal came into practice on monday with the first deportations but there haven't been deportations since. there's a number of reasons. not enough people have volunteered to return. another reason is that the eu
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now needs to be process the asylum requests. and what we also understand is the eu is waiting for reassurances from turkey that the political commitment that they made are now many enforced. >> zeina khodr reporting from the greek island of lesbos. the threat of being sent back to turkey is not stopping the attempt to make it to greece, one attempt at crossing to the turkish coast. harry fawcett reports. >> reporter: you hear it before you see it, anxiety, exhaustion, desperation. so many children have drown making this journey yet more still come. even if this is one of the rare life jackets that actually floats, it's of no use to the tiny body inside. others make do with rubber tubes. even then, not everybody's wearing them.
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these are iraqi families who probably paid hundreds of dollars a head for passage to the greek island of lesbos but the boat is too spall even for the 40 or so packed into it. this is how families are separated in a moment. he can only call out, look after the woman. it's been a chaotic few minutes on the west coast of turkey. the message from eu, to turkey are from greece, these will be sent back but still they're desperate to go. a handful are left on the shore, we ask why they risk all of this while they risk being put into a greek holding center as opposed to this. >> we were under pressure, greece doesn't want to accept us, turkey doesn't want us to stay. where else can we go, is it better to sink into the water
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with our children? >> reporter: this time there was no sinking no death but no save passage either. within a few minutes a greek coast guard cutter intercepted them. >> anu has been smuggling people to greece for over a year. agents like him are trying to convince reluctant customers that they still have a chance to make it into europe. >> translator: i still send them to greece because they have the choice to apply for the asylum program. if they have relatives in one of the eight countries they can be taken there. otherwise they can have a country chosen for them. >> reporter: europe was supposed to close the door. wednesday was to be the first batch of yearns in turkish camps, one for one trade.
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instead it was only those on the water for a number of hours. >> translator: we were going to grease to escape the war. do you think it was a holiday? we can't stay here. everyone treat us badly, they exploit us. >> reporter: still in the same country as those they left behind on the shore but separated from them. the children play a warped version of a morning on the beach. a life jacket whistle becomes a toy instead of a call for help pfn harry fawcett, al jazeera, badamli, turkey. applying to workers from outside the eu who have been living in the u.k. for more than ten years. now they must make up to $50,000 a year to stay in the u.k. barnaby phillips reports on whether it will save british jobs or hurt the economy. >> a party that is also a
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protest. against new immigration rules that will make it much harder for many noneuropeans to stay in this country. rules that they say are not only cruel but ill-conceived. allison fraser has a first class degree from the press prestigios music from the royal conservatory of music. it's not easy making a living playing the flute. but under the new rules, allison who is american will soon have to leave the u.k. >> this is my home. i shouldn't be forced to leave my own home especially when i worked so hard for it daily. and the big problem of this visa legislation changing the rules is that it's not valuing anything but iome which doesn't accurately represent a person's value within society anyway. >> reporter: the british government says it's taking this
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measure because some businesses use the easy option of employing people from overseas rather than training up british workers. it says these reforms won't exclude skilled migrants but will help british mike rant get jobs and skills. a political embarrassment for britain's governing conservative party. for years it has promised to sharply reduce the number of immigrants coming to this country but last year the net migration stood at 320,000 almost a record high. the government argues this put great strain on schools housing, and opponents of the new rule says it will hurt vital parts of the british economy. shannon, also american, is trying to drum up public support for people threatened with expulsion from britain.
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>> we're here, charity workers teachers or educators, we are on the nhs doing other jobs, entrepreneurs, and even students who are coming in the future and wanted to settle here wouldn't be allowed to unless they made 35k. >> even the official statistics show that the new rules will actually cost britain money and only have a modest effect on immigration figures. but no indication that the government is prepared to back down. soon these people will be pack their bags, convinced their departure wil be britain's lost. barnaby phillips, al jazeera, be london. >> 32 people killed in the twin blas the last month, prime minister charles michel admitted the attack was a failure, but the lax security system not keeping track of home grown threats.
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libya is one step closer to peace tonight. one of its rival governments is ending its claim to power. the national salvation government headquartered in tripoli says it's stepping aside to avoid further bloodshed. al jazeera's osama ben javad reports. >> managed to reach the capital of tripoli, he knows further progress won't be easy or quick. >> tripoli must become again an international city, this will take some time not be tomorrow but we all have to push together. >> martin kobler was greeted with the knowledge that a group will take charge. the one based in tobruk has repeatedly rejected the government of national accord
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also known as the gna. tasked to head the gna, arrived in tripoli by sea last week because threats prevented him from arriving by air. since then he has been mostly confined to a naval base. this is the first time libyans have reason to be optimistic, power vacuum exploited by armed groups including individuals linked to i.s.i.l. >> government security and army, we don't want militias. >> translator: we want a government of unity, we want an army, police, salaries and stability. we want a state that can protect its borders. >> reporter: but these seemingly simple demands are a major challenge for libya that
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remains split between army and other armed groups. osama ben javad, al jazeera. >> panama papers lead to new elections in eye land. the fallout of 11 million documents. plus a look at how soccer's governing bodies are being hit hard by the scandal.
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>> panama's president is defending his country against opinion laundering accusations.
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several other countries opened investigations after leaked documents showed many of the world's rich and famous use panama as a tax shelter. >> translator: regrettably some have been trying to use the media generated by several issues to attack the image of the country and its financial system. we will not permit that because this is the government that has done more in 21 months in the history of this country on matters of transparency in the financial system. >> he said the leak had strengthened his government's resolve t. johanssen will gs lead the gochtd until fall. gunlaugsson stepped aside, after
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his wife was implicated in a scandal. police are investigating a contract formed by former uefa official indicted in the u.s. infantino replaced sepp blatter. creating offshore accounts for clients who have been indicted in the widespread investigation. rich and powerful were thaimed in the panama papers leak. one influential man in calcutta told al jazeera he has no idea how he was named. divya gopalan has more. >> more than 500 indians famed
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in the panama papers. industrial and politician is listed as a beneficial owner of hoptic bvi limited, a shell company said up by mossack fonseca last year. >> i don't even know this company. when i replied giving the newspaper all the details of my corporate holding in isle of man and my personal holding in isle of man, dates, everything, because both are above bard as far as the laws of india are concerned. >> passport details were found as proof of identity linking him to haptic bvi. he shows us an e-mail from the first name's group. a corporate service provider in the isle of man which he admits he has accounts with. >> they wrote back to me, they
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said we know haptic dvi but you are not connected to them in any way, shape or form. >> he has been corresponding with bejoria before the report was released. >> as reporters we have access to certain data and after due diligence after talking to the persons we found out we are putting out those reports. what is illegal and what's in between that is for agencies and the regulators to decide. >> reporter: the panama papers have evoked much interest by the public, in a country where 20% of the people live below the official poverty line. >> on the front pages of every paper daily. >> when these people we are taking advantage of all these things and keeping their money part of it to other countries to avert the taxes then it hurts. >> reporter: and that is a
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worry for bejoria. a spokesman for government, states now in the process of elections. prime minister narendra modi came to power on projections to crack down on tax evaders and those who try hide illegal wealth abroad. the panama papers come santa time when the bjp has never had a foothold in certain areas before. divya gopalan, al jazeera, calcutta. decision by pfizer and ireland's allergan, tax inversions, those deals move u.s. companies overseas on paper so they can pay smaller taxes.
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gabriel elizondo reports. >> a push for more corporate transparency. pfizer, the maker of such well-known drugs as xanax and viagra, and allergan, america of botox. relocating to avoid paying taxes. allergan is based in ireland. a merger, pfizer would relocate to ireland where their corporate tax rate would be estimated at 12%. that would have meant pfizer avoided paying billions of dollars of corporate taxes but now with the u.s. treasury rules banning corporate inversions, pfizer will be staying in new
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york and that's a victory for those fighting against corporate tax loopholes. on monday, obama called out companies on their sometimes murky tax deals. >> taking advantage of one of the most insidious tax loopholes out there, fleeing the country just in getting out of paying u.s. taxes. >> u.s. companies stashed about $2 trillion of profits abroad they don't want to bring home for tax purposes. the other issue they want to make it easier to avoid paying tax on u.s. business activity. they feel they'll have more fun and success in lowering their tax bills if they can new >> reporter: pfizer and
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allergan say they are being unfairly targeted. the richest corporations in america will have one less avenue in their ability of avoiding paying u.s. taxes. gabriel elizondo, al jazeera, new york. >> the damage left behind after days of violence. plus the strategic important of djibouti. where u.s. and other world powers have a significant military presence.
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>> welcome back to al jazeera
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america, i'm roxana saberi, in for antonio mora. coming up in this half hour of international news the man accused of hijacking an egypt air flight is heading back to egypt. but first a look at the stories making headlines across the u.s. in our american minute. security will be especially tight at this year's boston marathon on april 18th. the city says 5,000 law enforcement officers will be stationed along the race course and in the state's emergency management bunker. three people were killed and more than 260 other injured when the two bombs went off near the finish line in 2013.
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done blankenship former ceo of west virginia's upper big branch coal mine is going to prison. he was sentenced to ten years in prison and $250,000. the judicial ruling said that if the crisis was handled correctly, no one would have died. naming rick snyder for government corruption. cutting corners to solve the city's financial problems. a ceasefire in nagorno-karabakh region appears to be holding,
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but al jazeera's robin forester walker reports in the disputed territory. >> reporter: you've been here covering the northern parts of nagorno-karabakh. we have seen a lot of shell damage artillery damage, quite remarkable stories of survival. i'd like to point out all of these destroyed buildings. thee were actually destroyed during the terrible war over nagorno-karabakh, ns in azerbai. many thousands of ar azerbaijan, became refugees. all of these buildings completely destroyed, no trace left really of any fact that the azaris lived here too.
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but the nagorno-karabakhis, insist it's their land and they believe it to the end. the armenian and be are azaris believe that. >> high jaking of an egyptian plane ended peacefully after a six hour standoff. the netherlands, and ukraine, dutch people should have a voice on policies like eu expansion and aid packages. al jazeera's dominic cain reports from thawing. >> its results will only be advisory and the government can ignore it but this referendum matters. do dutch voters want to ratify
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the eu's association agreement with ukraine? every other eu state has done so. without assent from the netherlands, the government in kiev cannot benefit fully from deeper trade routes with the eu. told me why a yes vote is so important. >> we have to support ukraine the ukrainian people. they stood on ma meand maidan st was in the interest of the dutch citizens. we are a trading nation so it's very good when there's an upcoming market there. >> reporter: this referendum is happening because of a petition by more than 400,000 people. it's supported by prominent populace politicians such as vilzers of the far right. he post office the treaty on skeptic grounds.
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this man jan ross, he and his group succeeded in getting the referendum called. the main reason to vote no is to combat a democratic deficit. >> we can talk about a democracy in ukraine, but a democracy in this country isn't that good at all. >> many people in kiev will hope the ratification process is not derailed. when protestors took to the streets of the mean maidan, fulu membership is still distant. how the dutch vote goes today is being watched closely by europe. whether to leave the eu altogether. opinion polls there put the two neck in neck. the dutch vote may have
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implications for that but if the turnout here is less than 30% then the you referendum will be void. but that doesn't mean that what happens here doesn't matter. could plan to forge ahead with the ratification of the treaty, but to dephi vote of the people is another question. dominic cain, al jazeera, at the dutch parliament at the hague. broad powers to put down riots, that's according to a presidential decree issued by vladimir putin today. analysts say putin's move could spark protesters, western sanctions and plummeting oil prices have taken a toll on russia's economy. we look at the east african facing of just a bit.
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just a bidjibouti.mohammad adow. >> one of the world's busiest shipping routes. >> post-sudan, djibouti, there are no ports other than these three. so we are taking advantage to build, close to $14 billion u.s. >> reporter: djibouti provides a vital port for land locked ethiopia, and djibouti's location has always been its most precious resource. for more than a century attracted traders foreign military smugglers and anyone
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and everyone concerned with the movement and control of goods and that is only set to increase. djibouti's proximity to rest of the africa and middle east last made it a significant hub. united nations opened this center that it use to store aid for yemen, somalia, ethiopia and south sudan. >> a volume of 3.5 million tons a year and about 15% of that tonnage has gone through djibouti in 2015 for all the different operations in the region. >> reporter: djibouti also offers some of the most prime military real estate in the world, featuring the key maritime strait and also to show stability. this is home to the largest foreign ministry in djibouti and only permanent american base in africa.
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4,000 u.s. troops live on site. djibouti's former colonial power front has presses with about 1900 u.s. troops. here u.s. and french troops make an unscheduled landing, as part of joint military ploossments. >> djibouti has nplacement of. >> djibouti has no resources other than a port. >> this tiny country could soon be the only place where the navies two great military and economic rivals, the u.s. and china, are ploored alongside each other. mohammad adow, al jazeera, djibouti. for our in context segment, christopher rivas, from the rand
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corporation.christopher, djibouti last hosted several thousand u.s. troops since 2002. why is that, what is the mission there? >> the mission of the u.s. forces in djibouti has changed significantly over time. but most recently over the course of the last few years, djibouti has become an increasingly important base for counterterrorism operations in nearby yemen and in somalia. as well as counter-piracy operation in the waters off the horn of africa. and as you've seen u.s. counter-terrorism operations shift from afghanistan west ward, the significance of djibouti, its strategic significance to united states and other countries has grown. >> you mentioned yemen and spal yah. we arsomalia. we are still seeing attacks by
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shabaab. al shabaab. >> it is a concern that we see continued resilience of groups both in yemen and shabaab in somalia. i think the reason those groups have continued to survive cannot be chalked up as any kind of a negative, obviously those force he are limited in a number of different ways, even as they are significant they operate under a number of different regulations, policies that control the kind of force that they can use, when they can use it, and who they can use it against. the factors that are leading to the growth of or the continued persistence of sloo shabaab andp
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in djibouti. >> what is the priority for america? >> well, that's a good question. when u.s. africa command was set up about ten years ago, out of recognition of the significance of africa as a continent as something that needed to be treated separately and in its own right from other combat and commands, the idea was that partnering operation aimed at strengthening african security operations so they could take care of their own populations. what we have seen over the course of the last few years is a growing shift towards counterterrorism probation opern africa, i.s.i.s. in north afri africa, aqam.
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>> djibouti's president is up or the reelection. does the outcome of that election amount to the continued u.s. military presence there? >> obviously other countries including france for example that operate from djibouti have to a certain degree benefited from the political stability that that country has offered. that political stability over time has come with the price that it is a authoritarian government that ranks among countries that are not free in the world. that is a dilemma for the united states. that said, djibouti is a spall country that benefits sphwanlt from u.ssignificantly from u.s.s being there, frens force frenchg there. if it were to shift from these policies it would probably
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suffer significantly. >> christopher chivas senior political analyst with rand, thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> coming up an alarming rise in diabetes in the world, why the decline in u.s. hasn't been seen in other countries.
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>> these people have decided that today they will be arrested. >> i know that i'm being surveilled.
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>> people are not getting the care that they need. >> this is a crime against humanity. >> hands up... >> don't shoot. >> hands up... >> don't shoot. >> what do we want? >> justice. >> when do we want it? >> now. >> explosions going on... we're not quite sure - >> is that an i.e.d.? >> coming up tonight, we'll have the latest... >> does the government give you refugee status? >> they've marched to the border. >> thousands have taken to the streets here in protest. >> this is where gangs bury their members. >> they're tracking climate change.
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now to our global view segment with a look at how news outlets across the world are reacting to the panama papers leak. an inside look at the hidden reality of the world's rich where global capitalism have no rules or no laws. rules and laws are for poor. you can safely assume most of it is. britain's the independent said, 8% of the world's wealth 7.6 trillion is held offshore, it argues whether the rich don't disclose their assets the wealth gap is bigger than we know. the paper says unpaid taxes hid be in tax havens are sorely mixed especially in times of austerity. the media is taking it too much at face value and make too many
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questionable assumptions. the implication against lionel messi or veupt has n vladimir po owner basis. pro russian propaganda. >> the damage by the zika virus may be more widespread than first believed, according to the top researchers studying the virus. researchers at baylor medical school, say that be guillain-barrguillain-barreplaye effects. a new study by the world health organization finds the number of people living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled since 1980. affects 1 in 12 of the world
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population and kills over 1.tif million people eac1.million1.5m. tarek bazley reports. is. >> it is a long time osee a doctor, in islamabad, only type of people in the country, and it's seen people with this diseasrise every year. >> translator: we are so busy at hoax with the children, we don't take care of ourselves, i'll do what the doctor says and hopefully i'll recover. >> reporter: the world health organization says globally, diabetes is the 8th biggest killer. the w.h.o. says its rise is connected to the increasing rates of obesity and more people
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being overweight and the trend is most apparent in low and middle income countries. >> the numbers are raising at an alarming rate, 1 in every ten persons, as we're moving on it might move on to one in every four. that means you can see at least one person in each family is affected by diabetes. >> reporter: wealthy countries such as qatar are also seeing a rise in diabetes. health diet and exercise. rich or poor the startling figures in this report underlie the fact that diabetes is truly a global health issue and one that will require dramatic changes if current trends are to be halted. >> there is no one answer that the w.h.o. can give to all the countries and tell them, this is recipe, apply it and it's going to work.
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it is not. involvement of community leaders and together with health care officials and policy makers in order to come up with a solution. >> many are struggling to pay for increasing cost of the new hormone insulin. this can be more effective than other drugs treating diabetes but they come at a price. in some cases the cost of treating the drug has doubled over the years. this is bad news for this elderly man. he was diagnosed with diabetes two years ago. poor circulation means he now risks losing his foot. the w.h.o. says governments need to do more and without drastic action diabetes will continue what it describes as its unrelenting march. tarek bazley, al jazeera, calcutta. rising electricity cost and interest rates it's becoming
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harder for families to make ends meet. tanya page reports. >> in her small shop, she makes a hollowed out loaf of bread filled with assume condition in the last year an average price of a bag of maize, has risen almost a quarter. potatoes cost 10% more, can't pay her assistant any more nor save. >> translator: you see if i were to increase prices my customers would walk away. they're already complaining, they say food is expensive. they cannot afford because people in the township have no income. >> warning parliament that continuing food price rises could trigger food riots. the country will have to import more food but its weak currency
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will make that more difficult too. >> prices on the raw commodity side went up to higher levels and we are expecting more increases in the next few months or so. these increases are likely to be sustained until mid 2017. >> up to 50 million people may be affected across the region. at this orphanage it is already hard to feed the kids but they're giving thanks for what they have. their families can't afford to feed them. they're among this country's most vulnerable citizens. >> what is this now? >> a rat has gotten into the orphanage's food store. fortunately most of the food stores are safe. as the situation increases, the
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donations have declined. >> this is what the kids must eat, they must go to school, must be fed, some are undernourished. >> she thinks as more families struggle more kids will come to her for help. and one of the world's most unequal societies it's those at the bottom who will suffer the most. tanya page, al jazeera, johannesburg. >> half of the world's world heritage sites are under threat, because of industries like fishing and logging. al jazeera's jerald tan explains. >> the great barrier reef, the falls bordering brazil and argentina, these are one of the world's most beautiful places
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that the u.n. has designateed world heritage sites. and about 90% provide jobs and contribute to economies through tourism, recreation and natural resources. it's estimated 11 million people depend on these sites either for food or work. but a new report by the worldwide fund for nature says harmful industrial activities including mining and industrial production are posing a threat to almost half these places. >> these are very special sites. these are very special places. not many places make it to the top of the list and if these sites are threatened can we protect other natural places trnd world? this is indicative of -- around the world? not just for nature but for our own development and well-being. >> reporter: now the belize
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reef system is under particular concern. mangrove system and oil speculation can najing. wwf warns that it's not just about protecting the environment but also the people that these ecosystems support. >> norwegian police say they recovered stolen art worth more than a quarter of a million dollars. a lithograph, by edwin munch, a lithograph is an authorized copy of an original work sometimes made by the artist themselves, the original version of history hangs in the university of oslo. in just a little while malaysia will be naming the
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first new baby panda. can't wait for that. that's it for our al jazeera america international hour. in the next half hour, we'll have a look at where the race stands now. we'll be back with more news in two minutes. minutes. >> ali velshi, getting to the heart of the matter. >> what if there were no cameras here, would be the best solution? >> this goes to the heart of the argument. >> people out here are struggling and just trying to get by with whatever they can. >> new york city has a higher level of inequality of wealth than honduras and india. >> people need to demand reform. >> it's coming together little by little. >> we're making it the best that
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we can. >> we're not deterred. we're building a historic project here. >> how big do you see this getting? >> we're trying to get a feel for what the people of iran are thinking right now. >> the galleries and the art and the parties, everything. it's getting better. >> greece is this close to running out of cash. i went there to show you first-hand. >> if you paid taxes, you expect to having something back. >> the city is a powder keg at the moment. >> we're back square minus one. >> now it's time for something different. >> this is the entrance to the global seed vault. nations around the world contribute stashes of every kind of seed imaginable if something really bad were to happen, humankind can start all over again. >> all year long we are continuing with our conversation on america's middle-class. >> i'm on a mission that i have to keep. keep this business going. >> the middle-class is a reflection of a city's economic health. it fuels the local economy like it's been doing here at philadelphia's italian market for the last 100 years. >> these are middle-class people
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