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tv   Inside Story 2017 Ep 287  Al Jazeera  October 16, 2017 3:32am-4:01am AST

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which means living in japanese to create a space where people can take time out from their busy schedules to talk about society and politics among other things you don't want to. run it i think it's important to know your position and have reasoning behind it i want to continue to shop my views through talking to many people. when prime minister shinzo called a snap election last month many voters questioned the timing given he's not required to go to the polls until december two thousand and eighteen he said he is seeking a stronger mandate to deal with the country's problems ranging from a north korea security threat to a rapidly aging society but he's also likely to be taking advantage of an uptick in approval ratings and an opposition in disarray several opinion polls suggest the ruling coalition is on track to retain its majority but the same surveys also say many voters still remain undecided part of the reason for that is the emergence of two new political parties the liberal left party the constitutional democratic
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party of japan. and the party of hope led by tokyo governor yuriko billed as a conservative alternative to the ruling party there are two opposing parties it's easier to decide where there are three it becomes more difficult to determine the deciding factor of votes. says she's having a hard time deciding which party to cost her ballot for because as a young parent she now has to think about issues like education and reducing the national debt issues that will affect her children's future florence italy al-jazeera tokyo still ahead on al-jazeera in sport the squash double act from egypt making history at the u.s. open. we are witnessing around the word this hungry money which is only looking at how to make the next profit devastating economies devastating ecosystems putting
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a price on the protection of nature green economy are sound good but it was all about privatized sation of nature should our environment be for sale what we're trying to do is just right people to stabilize the country by giving them a financial incentive to do that pricing the planet at this time on al-jazeera and monday pointed world on. u.s. and british companies have announced the biggest discovery of natural gas in west africa but what to do with these untapped natural resources is already a source of heated debate nothing much has changed they still spend most of their days looking for the full dry river beds like this one five years on the syrians still feel battered or even those who managed to escape their country have been truly unable to escape the war.
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i just got the sports news for you. thank you very much for roger federer has got the better of his great rival rafael nadal federer repeating the dial for the fourth time this year to win the shanghai masters title was still fidel he said afterwards he was struggling with a knee injury for a small ripples roger federer is the only man that can still stop rafa nadal from any year as the world's number one player winning the title in shanghai would be the step in the right direction for the swiss star federer was quick at of the blocks breaking into dal in the opening game i federer beaten adele in the finals of the australian open in the miami masters and in the last sixteen at indian wells this season and he repeated that head to head dominance in
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china i. thirty six year old beating the spaniard six four six three in seventy one minutes for his second shanghai crown a ninety fourth crewe title for federer also sees him draw level with eve on land all in terms of titles won in the open era second on the all time list of great rhythm of the baseline my serve is working and then i was able to mix it up as as i wanted to and then the second set was you know again a good start to the second set was able to keep raf on the defensive and then also something pulled back and let him make an error of his own he played so well i think and. yeah i could demanding maybe some some things better but i did the knowledge as. to what that's. that's my point of view but. the better is still behind the doll in the race to claim the top ranking spot will try and close that gap at tournaments in basel and paris but it could all come to
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a head at the season ending a roll tour finals in london next month far as al-jazeera maria sharapova has won her first title since serving a fifteen month drugs ban the former world number one defeated belarusian teenager arenas like it in straight sets to win the. china this share of her visits seventh of and since returning from a bank in april the failing a test for a twenty sixteen australian open title is the russians thirty six the first she will now tell you know come back in may twenty fifty. yeah so just first of special turn him in and victory for me one that i will marry her forever and i career you know sometimes you never know when it will all come together but it happened to me this weekend and so i want to thank everyone and you know every one of my. every one of my supporters who are really helping me get here one of football's most fiercely contested darby's has been won by in similar to how truth from cody
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inspired his team to a three two win over ac milan ecologies goals of moved into up to second in the serri out stable while this was milan's fourth defeat of the season already this historic it's hellion rivalry now sees china playing a key role with both clubs chinese armed now chinese president xi jinping is a big football fan and he has revived the country's interest in the game inside were bought by china's sitting commerce group for just over three hundred million dollars some big players have been bought in the investors also hope to redevelop the san siro stadium which is shared with milan milan came under chinese ownership early this year they quickly spent more than two hundred million dollars on new players a chinese company also has a stake in manchester city in total fourteen clubs in england italy france and spain have chinese investments well earlier i spoke to the independent china strategist. he says there are no signs of a country reducing its investments in football at home or abroad. i don't think
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that there was any. any kind of backlash as far as the government officials are concerned because the party secretaries they play by the. directions of the of the center and of course each one is trying to point focus of book promotion within the times political system and if this is seen as any. i mean is to rally the people and also giving people a icon of that aspirations and it's also part seen part of china's national strategy and actually they're all going for it but you know terms of china's overall coffers the money at them the kind of money even those sounds you know to ordinary people they are relatively small by comparison with china's total economy and total financial. year to games in the english premier league on sunday . scored both goals i said twice came from bowing to draw with newcastle and
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ninetieth minute penalty from wayne rooney got a one one draw for everton at brighton. we work so hard to every day to get it right and everybody knows it's difficult it's not easy don't go to brighton knew you get it easy when you need to fight you need to play a role and let's hope that that point of today gives the boys. little bit confidence and calmness to play and to be more comfortable to start the game an instant replace or a player in the belgian league falling foul of football's new technology initially sebastian parker nearly of standardly age was awarded a penalty video assisting referees that have come into the league this season after a quick consultation on field referee first his decision and sent the player off the dock. and history was made at the u.s. open squash as a husband and wife became the first couple in sporting history to win major titles on the same day egypt's army for eigen. both triumphed over high ranked opposition
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at the thanks also came back from behind twenty five set through over compassionate so when newly arrived followed that up with a straight sets win over another egyptian mohamed el shaddai again these were the first major times for the pair who got married last. it doesn't seem really know of their pick to this moment for the past nine or thirty four years i've slept on it now i think of myself well one day i hope i hope i can win a major title and. to be honest i don't think it will happen here ok that is a sports looking for now more later there was a dandy earlier this month an asteroid the size of a house passed close to earth that would have been devastating if it had slammed into our planet with thousands of jets passing through space scientists are working on ways to push dangerous rocks away jake award reports from san francisco. space
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is not empty it's full of objects most of the ones that smack into earth are tiny and they burn up in our atmosphere but even small asteroids that get through have had devastating effects you may remember there was an impact over siberia three or four years ago that was caused by something that was only twenty meters in size or so in fact a private foundation is begin raising money to build a satellite the sentinel that can track smaller so called city killer asteroids these hit the earth about every hundred to two hundred years. so flip a coin that's the odds that somewhere on earth during your lifetime it's going to happen again nasa even has a department called planetary defense no really that's its name and the agency tracks asteroids larger than a kilometer across those big enough to end human civilization now the agency has
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greenlit the next phase of the dart project which will try to push a nearby asteroid called did it most be off course the asteroid they were talking about is about the same size as the ship you see behind me just shy of two hundred meters long and i am roughly the same size as the projectile they're going to smack into it now in this context that seems ridiculous right i mean for me to just kick as hard as i can is going to have no effect at all on this ship but in the vast openness of space and the slippery in this of a vacuum smacking me into that at something like three times the speed of a bullet well you get the effect you want basically it would be using a spacecraft to ram the incoming object and change its orbit so it would not hit. so it's this would be kind of a dress rehearsal for a first show we hope never to stage the test will take place in twenty twenty two here's hoping we won't need to knock anything off course in the mean time take
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aboard al-jazeera san francisco i'll see in the next.
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right. from the bamboo all the stairs navigating dangerous rapids from the time we depart to the time we finish are scared to the fish and dicing with death. i'm afraid of falling i'm afraid of dying but if i don't go i can't think my family needs the men who go to the extreme just to make a living. you have to be a stronger swimmer otherwise the surf and risking it all vietnam at this time on al-jazeera. it's the end of the breeding season as we take a ferry to the straits of magellan to mark the island today the island is a penguin colony sanctuary with access to tourists accompanied by foot nonda sand penguin expert lloyd we learned the penguin colonies in south america are under threat climate change is one reason it is well documented that changing rain
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patterns or spend was to abandon flooded nests warmer ocean temperatures have diminished the quantity and quality of fish for the penguins swim further and further away to feed their young overfishing and ocean contamination especially plastic are also killing penguins. iraqi forces advance towards the kurdish held city of kirkuk so far with no resistance. i'm jane and this is al jazeera live from doha coming up. anger and sorrow as two hundred seventy six people are killed in the deadliest single attack in the somali capital. auster looks set to elect the world's youngest
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leaders in a vote that marks the country's shift to the right us look at efforts by some fed up venice residents to save this city from the onslaught of tourists. we begin with breaking news of the advance by the iraqi army towards the kurdish held city of kirkuk iraqi state television is saying that they have retaken vast areas in the oil rich region without any opposition from kurdish peshmerga forces the reuters news a. he's quoting iraq you have ten and colonel. saying the objective of the advance is to take control of the k. one air base and oil fields west of the city this comes as tension rises over the disputed region they push mega took control of kirkuk in two thousand and fourteen when the iraqi army was pushed out but i saw forces baghdad now wants it back
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iraq's kurdish region held a session referendum last month and its leaders are pushing full independence. kurdish leaders met earlier to discuss the crisis they have rejected the iraqis government's demand to know the outcome of the referendum. we are ready to start a dialogue with to solve problems between us we were just the use of weapons according to the iraqi constitution weapons can be used as a means to solve internal problems we hope that weapons will not be used in any areas including in kirkuk child structure joins us now from air bill charles tell us about the advance. well we understand according to the iraqi army that this advance area is to the south the west and in fact the north of killer cookies being spearheaded by the iraqi militants armored division federal police and account to terrorism full series called to recognize according to the
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iraqi army that the house of the shah be the shia militias are in a supportive role in this operation we've been speaking to sources in some of those areas they're saying that already the iraqi army has taken control of a number of villages to the south of the city no fighting in those areas we understand that a fool sees withdrew voluntarily no fighting on any of those fronts yet but it seems to be the case that these iraqi forces are indeed moving in on those positions and also. the k. one k. one military base this was a base that was used by the iraqi army until two thousand and fourteen when they fled and i saw the fence even the patient or the kurdish peshmerga took control of it we're hearing the lines as well we've seen some lines evening from the kurdish governor of kirkuk calling the people of kirkuk excuse me to oh i'm saying that
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anybody with a weapon should take it up and defend the city there's also been a statement from the prime minister hyderabadi seemingly trying to calm the situation. and saying that this offensive was not against the kurdish people the people of kirkuk and cook should cooperate with the iraqi military but obviously a very worrying situation of the season we've seen this build up all of iraq he foresees to.

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