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and welcome to the al-jazeera news hour on live from our headquarters in doha with me and as the product coming up in the next sixty minutes more than three hundred people are killed after a strong earthquake leaves a trail of death and destruction across iran and iraq. saudi arabia says it will reopen some of yemen's ports and airports to allow much needed aid for millions of people facing famine. donald trump meets philippine president of the head hit in the manila but there are contradictory statements about what was discussed. on a sanchez that all the. switzerland to crush northern islands dreams of reaching a fast car in thirty two years that and more later this hour. three hundred people have died in iran and
a powerful magnitude seven point three earthquake that struck just over the border in neighboring iraq almost four thousand people have been injured the epicenter was in iraq thirty kilometers southwest of the town of halabja causing widespread damage in both countries bellus reports. a hospital holmes was the wounded in western iran. i felt it was so far so should be a small pieces of glass fell on my hand and it got injured but new arrivals from remote towns swelled the hospital to capacity but i thought of those that are during the earthquake my hand hit the glass on the glass broke going into my face and hands. the flow is steady as more people are found in the rubble the death toll rises to. the earthquake was centered on the air. iraq iran border near the iraqi town of her love just striking at nine eighteen local time. it was
very strange some of the gases dropped off the table the fan was shaking we were so afraid we had to run out of the house because our house was old. the u.s. geological survey immediately issued an orange alert. saying deaths and damage should be expected then came the first reports of fatalities on the iran side of the border in the town of cuss a shooting people use their phones in a makeshift assessment of the cost of this quake early reports suggested eight villages had been damaged and electricity cut as night wore on it grew by daybreak any estimation seventy thousand people were displaced iran is one of the most seismically active countries in the world several major fault lines cross the country and in two thousand and three a six point six magnitude earthquake flattened the historic city of bam twenty six thousand people died as. well earthquakes may be frequent here the
people are not immune from panic in iraq shops and moves evacuated across kurdish territory in iran people were too scared to reenter the harms as aftershocks pipit both sides of the border they slipped on the street shallop ballasts al-jazeera. well let's take a look at the areas in both iran and iraq affected by the earthquake the u.s. geological survey for the epicenter and iraq flamini a province that's in the country's kurdish region close to the main border crossing with iran earthquake was felt across iraq merivale the baghdad and the far west of ambar province for the most extensive damage was in the town of done band they can from the iranian scientists quite affected several provinces but the hardest hit was commanche or rescue teams have struggled range well it is there as the roads are being cultural by landslides triggered by the quake but let's get more on this
now we're joined by ralph al has sportsman for the international committee of the red cross and red crescent societies is joining us on the phone from baghdad very good to have you with us on al-jazeera firstly tell us what your hearing about the damage. you for having me basically we have we have not been the magnitude one zero point three as you mentioned let's talk about the casualties as well in the just like your first mention we are seeing around the three hundred over three hundred the no around four thousand people injured on the iranian side we called on the iraqi. government jobs are left let's let the wrong damage on the iranian side however we've had some people injured in and around so many a problem on the iraqi side i can tell you that you are in baghdad where i am right now yesterday night we felt the earthquake we were building shake everybody was on
the streets people were panicking and they basically people in baghdad nearby. as well did not lead into your art or further further by the earthquake. basically our aftershocks that. would happen after the main quake hit. what we are doing today or what's important today is that to respond quickly to the people who were affected on the iranian side or important since our colleagues in the iranian red crescent have already deployed yesterday night to. rescue. around the hundreds and some before rescue rapid response teams are now on the ground providing medical supplies blankets tents and other needed facilities to help the people who are injured or to find the people who are still under the rubble what's also important in such
a case is that people which rest their memories and how to deal with earthquakes that that's happening in iran right now through this national society that is really making really red cross and also the government to spreading information now to deal with the earthquake another victim that is usually forgotten are the people who are left on the the rubble and they need to be basically a proper management of. needs to take place in such a situation where people are matched with the families so that the return to the families that belong to a normal snatch happens we are still receiving further information on what's happening on the ground but there is always that is all we have up to the moment or at mr house we thank you very much for your time and bringing us up to speed with what you are hearing from both sides of the border but especially in iran val's house joining us live from baghdad thank you well let's go to our correspondent and
ron karnow he's joining us from the iraqi capital baghdad and ralph hello howard giving us the situation in iran and iran where it is very hard for emergency services to to get. that's absolutely right because of those very closes because of the landslides because of a number of issues but the iranians have already responded very rapidly sadly this is something that they're actually used to doing this is a very size of an active region one of the most seismically seismically active regions in the world so the iranians have a plan in place they've already set up field hospitals reports that at least four have been set up already they've moved in heavy equipment to try to get to those people that are trapped underneath the rubble also what we're hearing is the head of the iranian revolutionary guard corps is encouragement show right now he's directing operations but we are also hearing that one of the main natural gas
plants that has been shut down for safety reasons that's going to have an impact as well clearly gas is something that people used to cook with so cooking is going to be an issue and it is really the simple things like that that really affect people also is a very cold region right now is approaching so they use that gas for heating now we're hearing something like seventy thousand people have been displaced around that area that's going to be a challenge for the iranian authorities as well and what about the situation and iraq didn't sound like things were as bad on the iraqi side of the border but people are much less used to earthquakes where you are. absolutely right we're hearing that at least seven people have been killed and maybe some three hundred injuries up in the kurdistan region where the epicenter of the quake was here in baghdad where i was there's a lot of panic a lot of scared people when it took place around nine eighteen on sunday night i was in my hotel room and it swayed from left to right for the first couple of
seconds i thought this was a bomb and that's what most people pull and then as it went on for about a minute realized it was an earthquake now going down and speaking to people there was just a sense of shock baghdad has never experienced anything like this ever people are now afraid that earthquakes may well come to this or. promised body has issued a statement he's trying to reassure his citizens saying that he's in touch with all of the relevant authorities that they're all that they're in control that they know what they're doing that baghdad and the surrounding areas and indeed most of iraq is actually safe but like i say there is some devastation up in the kurdish region and then till they do their assessments we won't know exactly what that devastation is all right and ron thank you very much for that finale that some wrong with the very latest is joining us from baghdad. let's move on to other news for now in saudi arabia's mission to the u.n. has announced that a saudi led coalition will begin reopening some airports and seaports in yemen
access to the ports of aden mccollough and more car will be reinstated over the next twenty four hours saudi arabia had placed a blockade on yemen after which the rebels fired a missile towards riyadh a week ago it's home to reopen in the polls will allow vital aid to reach the estimated seventeen million people in need of urgent help a u.n. official responded to the news in a statement saying we're ready to start shipping aid into yemen as soon as we get the go ahead we've been ready for the past week indicating to avoid any further disruption in the supply of food and medical supplies something that could cause the massive loss of lives well let's cross over to djibouti now where correspondent mohamad though is joining us live from so what is the situation where you are mohamad in terms of the backlog of aid. we're live in djibouti there are three thousand six hundred tons of medical
supplies meant for the call it out relief operation as well as food for model nor'east yemeni children as well as other stuff like collapse of all that water tongues and water purification tablets that a much needed in yemen but are stuck here and i've been stuck here for the past week when the blockade the imports by the coalition that by so there be a husband or aid agencies such as the unicef and world health organization the ready they have been usually cutting some of these relief material using dolls but now have been forced to hire much bigger ships to try and make up for the last time and is sure that there is not business rupture in the provision of aid to the people of yemen something they say if the delay continues
could lead to massive most whole lives mama when can we start expecting this aid to start making its way into yemen. well you know who shoulders here in djibouti which has become a hub for humanitarian aid to yemen in that two and a half years since the war begun saying they are ready they will start moving immediately they get a go ahead from the coalition and so far they say they've been informed about the ports or a more color on the how then could be all pinned from to morrow on words. informed by the coalition particularly so that if you know which is leading these coalition and they say there will be ready to move in soon as possible so far what they have been doing is through. to get. medical supplies.
this is a continuous so called walking through to pull our troops a good thing. so the thing that. a particular time yes when the spark that to move. to yemen mama thank you very much for that finale that's a joining us live from djibouti with the very latest thank you. we have plenty more ahead on the news hour including the strain m.p.'s have been given three weeks to prove they're not citizens. in the program. a crime against humanity amnesty international details the syrian government's. campaign to target civilians and time football bowl champions in danger of missing out on the next world cup tatyana will be here with the details and.
lebanon's prime minister says he is free in riyadh and says he'll return home within days i.d.d. has spoken publicly for the first time since unexpectedly announcing his announcing his resignation in saudi arabia more than a week ago saying a hold of a ports from beirut. this is the first time saud how did he makes public remarks since his resignation announcement more than a week ago from the saudi capital riyadh he sought to dispel reports that he had been detained the well being of lebanon's prime minister and his freedom of movement have been open to question in a live interview he denied he was forced to resign and said he is a free man and. i submitted my resignation i know it's not a normal process for a prime minister but i had to take some security measures to return back safe and sound the circumstances behind his decision to step down united
a deeply divided country earlier people used. to show solidarity with. some lebanese may now be convinced that he is not under house arrest others however haven't changed their minds clearly wasn't comfortable situation here physically look. what he was saying was very. contradictory to many people in lebanon saying that he's free when i look but if and when it does return it doesn't guarantee that lebanon's latest political crisis will be resolved if i withdraw my resignation as prime minister of lebanon we must respect the distancing of lebanon from the regional conflicts we should pull out from the interventions in the region a few years ago lebanon officially adopted a policy of staying out of regional conflicts particularly from the war in syria hezbollah has been accused of ignoring that policy by sending troops to fight alongside the syrian government the iranian allied group has long resisted demands
to withdraw its forces and it is unlikely to heed that demand now. also singled out yemen accusing hezbollah of interventions that puts lebanon at risk heidi said he resigned to save lebanon but the political vacuum his resignation created has only destabilize the country heidi. he is the top so no politician in lebanon replacing him will not be easy democracy here is about consensus and a candidate has to be accepted by all rival camps for stability to prevail appearance said comments did little to ease the tensions instead he looked more like a pawn in the regional power struggle between iran and saudi arabia said of. beirut the us president has the meeting leaders of the summit and the including host president of the pedophile controversially the police killing of suspected drug use
is also something that came up between the two leaders in the world on has moved from manila. when he was sworn into office philippines president was very good at that just says the could she will be cutting ties with the united states but now more than a year later and as chairman of the association of southeast asian nations critics a detective is now singing a different tune. thank . you and yours me but you know. he promised to pursue an independent foreign policy veering away from the u.s. while building closer relations with china and russia those who want supported him now say deter the strong man image isn't quite what it. really shows the kind of relationship there is between him and trump between the philippines and the united
states it's only your colonial relations all of many is for a truly independent foreign policy independent from the dictates of the united states of america. it's donald trump's first trip to the philippines since he took office security experts say top of his agenda are the growing tensions in the korean peninsula he'll also be meeting with leaders of as he and member states all our diplomatic ties with north korea but have unanimously condemned pyongyang's nuclear weapons program over the weekend three was aircraft carriers carried out joint exercises off the east coast of south korea worrying many here that the situation shows no sign of the escalating the south china sea dispute is also on the agenda together with the growing influence of eitel in the region and the ruhi a crisis in me and mark the thirty and shop are meeting on the sidelines today a lateral discussion that is making many here nervous but trump says the two countries have
a great relationship wants glossed over deterred to so-called war on drugs which has led to the deaths of more than ten thousand filipinos thanks and far from the glittering halls of axion protests continue in downtown manila. this been going on for more than thirty minutes now and it shows no sign of slowing down protesters are chanting the word coup which means poppy. they say philippine state forces together with president. are stooges of the united states. more than two thousand people showed up and there is no shortage of zeal or anger. but the history between the two countries is so intertwined it will take more than a few protests to separate the united states from its former colony. dogon i'm just here in manila. on all things here now with our correspondent dr who's drawing of
live from manila so that first meeting role between those two very controversial latest seems to have gone well but there's some confusion about what. what was discussed. exactly it is a controversy here as you said both sides have said that this meeting was a success but there is a disagreement over exactly what was talked about in particular whether they mentioned the subject of human rights now critics of the trumpet ministration have accused it of turning its back on what is traditionally seen as being a role responsibility of a u.s. president wherever they are in the world to raise human rights where they believe there have been violations and to make no apologies for that well here in the philippines as we've mentioned there and there is this ongoing issue about the drug war being waged by deterred and about the thousands of people who have been killed in that now the white house has said that trump did mention briefly the subject of
human rights but in the version it's given to us by the spokes person for the president to turn say it is said that deter take talked about the drugs problem that trump largely listened and nodded seeming to be in agreement but at no point they say elizabeth did trump mention the subject of human rights as someone at the truth will be in there and didn't wait remains to be seen exactly if it will come out it was about me mom rob both sides have spoken about not being able to issue that dominated trump asia trip what's been the reaction has there been any reacts make any complaints. that has been something obviously has dominated the whole agenda of this trip amongst as the our nation's he has had a very receptive audience they have spoken about that along with the missile
program and the nuclear program of north korea and trump has promised that on his return to washington come wednesday this this week he will be telling gets more and this is about the. policy towards north korea as well but yes it has been an issue a long going issue here and something that people have also commented on here is the fact that this week tomorrow in fact will mark the sixtieth day that there has not been a missile test from north korea and there's been increasing speculation about what that might mean could it be some conciliatory gesture from north korea and possibly leading to some kind of dialogue and people has said that what gives this credence all weight is the kind of language that has been used by north korea about trump's visit that over the weekend he was attacked by north korea for what he's what north korea's called begging for a war now that's pretty strong stuff but according to many observers here many
critics that it is not as bad as some of the insults from north korea it's almost as though they're stepping back some of their rhetoric some of that insults and a scolding to the south koreans it is in terms of north korean insults actually quite measured elizabeth rather thank you very much for that that's our correspondent rob mcbride joining us live from manila but let's get more on all of this now we're joined by jay bethel buckle director of the university of the philippines institute for madhav affairs and north the cia and he's joining us via skype from manila very good to have you with us on al-jazeera so let's start with that. relationship between those two presidents trump and the certainly seems to have got off to a very cozy start. with the white house press secretary the white house saying you know they they discussed i saw in legal drugs trade human rights groups are very disappointed that rights weren't addressed but do you think that they should be in any way surprised given trump's praise of the ten days handling of the drug war in
the past. no i don't think it should be a surprise because on one hand the therapist clearly said the message is that he does not want any discussion of human rights pressure to be the lady to the to go to war you know there are no trump has really not been known to speak of such controversial issues with the leaders he speaks with especially also a very you know are people with the territory of tendencies but there are those that say that he wanted to bring up smith sensitive issues would lead is that a seed a somewhat or foreign tarion like you know human vides that he didn't do the same even with a gyptian presidency see but that there's a possibility that he could talk to them sort of behind closed doors about these things again you know is that likely do you think from this president well even behind closed doors i don't think it's likely that happened. even even if
you had the statements from the u.s. side but clearly on the philippine star it. was not really well it was a boy that basically apart from the director having raised it and then from staying quiet clearly there's no indication that it was discussed in an informal well what about the issue of north korea that is very much on top of the agenda we're hearing from our correspondent who is saying that you know there's been no test for nearly sixty days in the language isn't the language coming from the north sort of isn't as strong as it's been in the past i mean things are a sign of progress on this crisis and can we expect any movement from the summit step of same both are they on and you know following apec following trumps trip to japan to south korea to china. well it's hard to say that any progress has been
made at best probably worse we have some kind of boss in the rectory and the outdoor discolorations are actually safe but as far as the sales folks are in the say as definitely in step with us is that it's here to stay and does not want to see any for discrimination in this on this issue especially since it would see itself as being threatened by any. about grant that's the more any further a conflict between two countries and just how much do you think that very longstanding issue of the long running territorial disputes in the south china sea have will have not been eclipsed by what's happening in north korea and some of the other big issues the c.n. can we expect any progress on that ice seeing the whatever progress can be meat has already been made and there was no just recently announcement that they would commence negotiations at the particular date that they would make that
announcement so on but i think that's also the most we can hope for at this point we can appeal expect that the two countries of the philippines and china as well as the rest of us there are going to be expect that to quickly come up with a very substantial agreement so just this announcement of a date i think is an up or down i think they will be satisfied with that as another measure of progress however more distinctly the best about thank you very much for your time on this and jay back on back on joining us live from the left thank you. you're welcome thank you. well in a few moments we'll have the weather with everton but still ahead on the new cell. ignoring effects to turn the back efforts rather one hundred refugees a still dreaming into bondage. and the four. and five markets yana would be here tell you how he did it all.
from dusky sunsets if it's brewing savannah. to sunrise atop an asian metropolis. we'll start with a check on the weather just around the quake zone in iran you can see large the clear skies little bit of cloud just spilling across the levant across syria lebanon jordan into iraq it'll push its way towards iran just around the border there but it will stay dry and settle temperatures over the next couple of days getting up into the low to mid twenty's by day no lower than around twelve thirteen degrees by night so largely quiet skies it's not going to hamper the search and rescue operations i am relieved to say rather more way of wetter weather some wintry weather to just around that eastern side of afghanistan pushing into the
north of pakistan northern plains of india as well that could help to disperse some of that fog the smoke of the pollution that we have around the region but certainly some wintry weather making its way in feeling somewhat cooler cold enough to across western parts of europe at the moment so you have a cloud is just diving in from the north there tightly packed ice about as something of a mistrial when just blowing across southern parts of france so some cold and blustery conditions and a little area of low pressure which continues to bring some big downpours across central parts of the mediterranean italy seeing more fun to be showers over the next few days temperatures really struggling we're going to see more heavy downpours and snow in the coming days. the weather sponsored by qatar airways. demain the intersection of reality and comedy and post revolution tennesee a. mission to entertain educate and provoke debate through satire
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good to have you with us on the al jazeera news on these are our top stories a powerful earthquake has killed at least three hundred forty one people and wrong nearly four thousand have been injured in the magnitude seven point three quake. the plate on the border between iran and iraq or some widespread damage in both countries with tens of thousands from their homes saudi arabia's mission to the united nations has announced that these how they led coalition will begin reopening some airports and seaports in yemen and access to the ports of aden mccollough and more kabul be reinstated over the next twenty four hours saw they had placed a blockade on yemen after the rebels fired a missile towards riyadh a week. u.s. president donald trump's provoking anger and the for the people is what he's saying he does protesters at the aviano. say the u.s.
president aggressive rhetoric. is stopping regional tensions. surrender or stop amnesty international says the syrian government's method used against civilians constitutes crimes against humanity it's calling for an end to what it calls the dark stain on the world's conscience a new report says the government forces surrounded and bombed densely populated opposition controlled areas thousands of people were given an ultimatum to abandon their homes or die and this day says farms and food supplies were burned hospitals and clinics destroyed and people were deprived of medical care the report condemns not only the syrian government but also some armed opposition groups it says both restricted and blocked humanitarian help and the state is asking for an independent body to investigate and prosecute those responsible well dionysus a man of the syria research at amnesty international and she says data for the new report was collected from more than one hundred thirty four. a civilian. and cafe
and four which is part of the fourth downs agreement we found that had a shot islamic movement and at the head a sham formerly formerly known as robot and responsible of besieging the predominately shia advantages and the countryside so civilians have described to was what i mean they're going through the same horrific experiences as other besieged areas besieged by the syrian government so these two towns the armed groups have restricted and humanitarian access deprived them from food or water and even shed a great cultural field to prevent them from accessing the agricultural produce this year as conditions always have just proven to be a temporary cease fire but what we've seen in these former besieged areas that the government was able to recapture these areas from armed opposition groups by besieging them and you know forcing them or combining them to surrender negotiating
an agreement which basically has affected civilian population the most forcing them to give their homes read ok to two other opposition controlled areas such as a government controlled areas now these civilians that are numbered and thousands are living in a dire humanitarian conditions they're living in makeshift camps with no access to services and others i have to pay rent and pay for water and they take tricity the disk additional zones haven't lifted the sieges of the civilian population is to report to see its charm august and besieged and the countryside supposedly there's a deescalation zone however we've seen a sever violations like attacks on civilians hospitals and other civilian objects so in effect these us could and should zones have been heaven to protect its civilians for that reason we're calling on the government to end these on go for that tax especially their allies russia and to get on and to lift the siege is on the remaining half
a million civilians. some of the reports from the turkish town of close to the border with syria and a warning you may find some images in his story disturbing. maybe so hard drew her last breath just over a month after she was born she weighed barely two kilos. malnutrition his killed a dozen other children in the outer suburb of the syrian capital in the last few months doctors say the siege imposed by the syrian government has caused hundreds of children to suffer from moderate to severe malnutrition. this mother pleads to roads be opened and the siege to end she wants aid convoys to bring medicine not just food. similar cries for help are being made in other areas of syria amnesty international says the surrender or starve strategy which is for thousands of syrians from their homes is a crime against humanity we're going half
a million people continued to be besieged following the displacement of hundreds of thousands in the past year the u.n. to help end the siege for two hundred seventy five thousand people in the rebel held areas of aleppo city seventy five thousand were besieged in homs four thousand people were evacuated from the riaa and at least sixty five thousand were under siege in the four towns of my die as a danika freya and for. amnesty says the tactic of mass displacement by the assad regime using sieges in forced evacuations is not reconciliation for us syrians in besieged jerry years have been forced to leave their ancestral homes after months of hunger and bombardment for years they've been telling the world how they feel when the bad. i left aleppo my town our fathers and grandfathers lived there this year militias came to raise their flags with the russian occupiers this is our country the whole world let us down. rights workers say there is ample
evidence of restricting access to humanitarian medical aid as well as air and ground assaults on hospitals and homes which amounts to war crimes. this right to predict calls for action a good cause and many syrians are disappointed that all they have seen is in action and excuses by the international community a treatment this is future generations will not forget some of the job is out of iraq. south korea's military says north korean troops have shot and injured a fellow soldier as he attempted to defect to the south it has the need of what a village of on one job has been taken to hospital kathy novak has more from seoul . according to the south korean joint chiefs of staff a north korean soldier ran across the border just before four in the afternoon seoul time they say north korean soldiers a shop the men in the arm as he crossed the joint security area within the d.m.z.
running towards the south korean building known as the freedom house they added that south korean soldiers did not fire any shots because those fired by the north did not reach the southern side the man was transferred to a hospital in the south now the joint security area or j s a is the area of the border jointly policed by north and south korean soldiers the two sides have held talks there and tourists regularly visit the area u.s. president donald trump tried to visit the d.m.z. during his trip here last week but bad weather prevented his helicopter from landing most a north korean defectors use the border with china but other soldiers have crossed into the south over the d.m.z. in the past mostly outside the joint security area involved in today's incident. overcrowding is being blamed for the capsizing of a boat carrying tourists in india at least nineteen people drowned in the crystal river on sunday four others remain missing and for their state twenty one
passengers swam to safety or rescued by villages. saying a u.n. official says myanmar's troops have systematically gang raped and tortured a hinge a woman has spoken to some of the six hundred thousand one hundred refugees who fled to neighboring bangladesh she says she's gone for days the mistreatment of the hunger with the international criminal court pizza shop has more. the imposingly wide river now which separates my ma and bangladesh was the final hurdle for another wave of increasingly desperate rohingya refugees nearly two hundred people many of them women and children made their way to freedom paddling improvised rickety rafts kept afloat by empty plastic jerry cans scavenged along the way as they fled the country using homemade paddles and sheets of plastic it was a long and slow crossing some just paddled with their hands on the final half mile
the rafts were intercepted by bangladesh frontier guards these people are not welcome here and for an hour the guards circled the rafts trying to persuade them to turn back and pushing them up river the refugees ignored them and pushed on to the shoreline. they've been travelling for weeks and with land for a mixture of exhaustion and relief on the faces of those who'd reach safety traumatised by what they'd witnessed during the long march out of my mom for the children still too young to comprehend that they may never return to their homes. each had their own story to tell. we built this raft with plastic jerry cans we found in burned down villages. we couldn't manage boats as we couldn't afford the rent moreover that i think of our neighbors got robbed when they left the camps with the boat people they lost all their money and everything they had. it took us three days to reach safety one day to cross the hill one day
to prepare the raft and a third day to row across the river. these are just a handful of the hundreds of thousands to have sought refuge in bangladesh many repeating stories of violence rape and murder carried out on the refugees a senior u.n. official in dhaka raised the issue with the international criminal court this week whether my and military could be held responsible peter shop al jazeera. now and i are celebrity and activist bob geldof has returned his freedom of the city of dublin award because he didn't want to share that on a web leader aung san suu geldof says sochi is association with the city is now a matter of shame over her response to the hinge a crisis sochi was granted the award by geldof native city in two thousand and twelve. angela merkel has started talks to form a new coalition government in germany she's meeting representatives from two better
vials the free democrats and green party to form an unprecedented alliance in germany's national politics and if they are unable to agree on issues like climate change and refugee policy it could trigger new elections a strain on m.p.'s have been given three weeks to prove they don't hold your citizenship following a controversy that led to the government losing its majority prime minister malcolm turnbull's conservative coalition has lost two members including the deputy prime minister and peers from several parties were forced to resign or dismissed in recent weeks as a strain has constitution bans dual nationals from sitting in parliament under thomas has moved from sydney. this is australian prime minister malcolm turnbull's attempt to put an end to all can only be described as the jewel citizenships tsonga that is completely dominated australian politics for the last few weeks it was last month of course that australia's highest court threw out five and paintings from parliament being jewel citizens even though they claim they didn't realize they
were the high court interpreted the constitution in a very strict way since then other m.p.'s are revealed that their parents or grandparents were born in other countries and have stood down from parliament because they also think that they might be citizens well malcolm turnbull is saying but every politician now but to some of the first half of the class where they were born where their parents born and where their grandparents were born and if any of those people were born outside of australia that politician has to prove that they have renounced any potential citizenship he is desperate the prime minister to stop this dominate sing the political cycle into next year as well as the end of this. papuan you're going to immigration officials will begin forcibly removing about four hundred refugees from a decommissioned prison camp parts of the man asylum camp a being dismantled as the deadline passes for the refugees to leave the astray and run camp was closed month last month and power water and food supplies cut off the refugees are refusing to leave the camp because they fear attacks from locals. the
european union is preparing economic sanctions and an arms embargo on venezuela e.u. foreign ministers have agreed to the legal basis for travel bans and asset freezes but have yet to decide who to target in the venezuelan government both the us and e.u. have accused president nicolas maduro of attempting to install a dictatorship they say his security forces to use excessive force against anti-government protesters. now for nearly one week the indian capital has been choked by toxic small hospital admissions have spiked authorities have taken extraordinary measures to improve air quality for people in delhi say they've been plagued by pollution for years and they want the government want government leaders to act maybe on the home takes a closer look at why the air they are breathing a solid dangerous. at first glance it looks like delhi is blanketed by a thick wintry fog but the sheer number of people covering their mouths shows this
is something more sinister for almost a week people have been gasping for breath inhaling a toxic combination of microscopic particles and noxious fumes many have heeded the warning to stay home but some are getting tired of that we have weathered a lot and i know that's where we're at we were all right in the segment for the last four or five days but finally we know how much we don't know what i will say this is it will be clearer to me at times delozier has been almost ten times worse than the chinese kept to beijing as. city bishan known for its battle with pollution here's what makes the smog so dangerous air quality is assessed by counting measure with a diameter of less than two point five micro meters we're talking absolutely tiny here around thirty times finer than a human here so small it can only be detected with an electron microscope and small
enough to get into your lungs and pass into the bloodstream causing heart and respect tree problems the air quality index puts the upper limits for good ear at no more than fifty and the highest and most hazardous level on their index is three hundred plus the count for delhi at times over the last few days has climbed to double that up past six hundred mosques my make people feel better but they offer little real protection from air pollution like this experts say it's the same as smoking forty to fifty cigarettes a day construction projects vehicle fumes and home fires during winter are all being blamed but most believe farm fires are the main culprit here farmers in neighboring states clearing their fields by burning them it's against the law but it's also cheap and easy and every year state governments are accused of turning
a blind eye emergency hospital admissions have risen between twenty and thirty five the scene government leaders have ordered the closure of more than six thousand schools halted construction and to limiting trucks to only those carrying essential supplies forecasts of rain in the coming days my office some response might but forecasters say it will only be temporary in the meantime those who can a staying home but many others in delhi simply can't afford to nor do they have the money to get to hospital when the smoky grey has becomes too much to be here. what are the sports news to the head to all the news all the states. seventeen here . have all the details.
it's time for sport now to thank you elizabeth the northern islands dreams of reaching a first afifa world cup in thirty two years have been dashed after switzerland helping to a no draw on sunday the swiss went into the second leg holding a one nil advantage thanks to a controversial penalty but despite having home advantage in basel they were far from convincing it didn't matter though as they'd already done enough in the first leg it's clement. now we've made it's a rational and we will be part of the world cup we want to be competitive that's clear we will see about our objective we want to get as far as possible of course like we did in the euros when we were unfortunately beaten on penalties we will be
looking to achieve the best possible result croatia will join them in russia after beating greece on aggregate the croats won for one in the first let's say despite the second leg finishing nil nil they're off to their fifth that world cup now italy are in danger of missing out on a world cup tournament for the first time since one thousand nine hundred fifty eight they were beaten one nil by sweden in their first league play off and are now in a must win situation the second leg is being played in milan italy have won the world cup four times previously a record bettered only by brazil the swedes are aiming for a first world cup appearance since two thousand and six and the italians will have it all to do later on monday. the tactics are important but just tactics are not enough playing with the heart is important but the heart is not enough determination in itself is not enough but putting these three together probably grant you some success therefore our main goal is to center all three because some of these things impart failed during the last match many other things worked well
but others could be improved and we're working on this not even i can assure you that all the pressure is on the italy because they are a big national squad they have almost never missed the world cup instead we have nothing to lose and we will play a great match as we did in stockholm mark marquez has won his fourth moto g.p. paul championship in five years the twenty four year old cementing his status as the top right in motor bike racing he received his championship medal at the f i am awards on sunday he is the youngest full time champion in the moto g.p. class earlier in the day the spaniard gave himself a guy with seven laps to go in the palantir grand prix he managed to stay on his bike optimistic judging his braking i'm going to finish but mark mark has first won the moto g.p. title in his debut season in twenty thirteen and will now talk at the hattrick of titles in twenty eight. days here is a fitting you know that. i was always. don't know the
situation but i say ok now it's time to board because i felt really good if i didn't done one honestly i love the station. i do now. you know but at this time i'm. vettel is a step closer to securing second place in the formula one drivers championship he sees the advantage of the posts that have. the corner of the brazilian grand prix off to that he was never threatened by them sadie's but the most impressive drives of the day came from new delhi crowned world champion louis. and he started from the pit lane off the crushing out and narrowly missed out on a podium. but the moving moment of the day came from the fans favorite so it was the williams drive as well rice in his home country before he retires and he received a special message. for you and. where
you. find you i know you may doing an eleven years start. really. emotional today. because of all of you guys so thank you very much for everything that we passed together for the support. and their joy that i felt. for making the best race i could in the n.b.a. the boston celtics have extended the winning streak to twelve games off to defeating the toronto raptors by the narrowest of margins ninety five to ninety four elsewhere the detroit pistons overcame them miami heat and monday to bias harris for twenty five points and then added twenty four of the pistons maintains their place two wins behind celtics in the eastern conference and he's a struggling. seven of the thirteen games this season. the united states have
claimed the fast fed cup title tennis for seventeen years in a three again spell a race that went to a doubles decided before shelby rogers and a one six three seven six three three two victory in the final in. the band way when she was on base in all of the winning singles matches the u.s. has now extended the. eighteen fed cup title. this is amazing i've been dreaming about this for a very long time since my first are fed cup tie in with one of my best friends i was on real there are no words for that she's such a leader for this team she's been here all year long for us and this moment is so special. this is a middle ground up. here's the thing. indigenous women in mexico are finding a sporting way to fight back against physical and sexual violence the mazower people are vulnerable often within the communities but one woman is helping them set new goals home and reports. for these girls from them as our in the generous
group in mexico this is more than just a kick about in a male dominated society football could open the door to another world. where the loop a suffer the fate of many girls here violence in her own home and then being sent to work as a maid in mexico city at just thirteen she decided she was worth more than that. she got a university education and headed back to help other girls forming an ngo that heads into school uses football to get them to open up about things many face daily what do you think that would i guess i'm sure if i asked you who has faced by their own home or as a woman everyone would raise their hand. she holds workshops on other subjects that are often to do in their communities like avoiding early pregnancy and sexual rights around four hundred girls who are in the program. there are many women who
haven't been to their doctors because their husband won't let a man examine them that kills us just putting on a sports kit is an act of rebellion because it sends a message that i can dress as i want i can decide how i look not to please anyone other than myself. but most of our team is at the center of it all aspiring plays have to not just have the skills but also nine out of ten of my studies will seal doesn't let anyone get in the way of football even her husband who she divorced when he did have playing. that is by the as a woman and the indigenous community it's great to feel equal that you're worth the same as any other woman that you have the chance to feel excited happy and possibly team. it's generally agreed the indigenous women have the worst lot of anyone in mexico they're the poorest of the poor have the least access to education and often face discrimination and violence within and without their communities initiatives
like this one i'm not going to change overnight but they do send the signal that these women are prepared to fight for something more john home and. mexico city but as an. anomaly thank you very much tatyana and that does it for this al-jazeera news album art and dennis is here with about a full news bulletin in just a couple of minutes and a reminder you can always keep up to date with all the news at any time on our web site that's at al-jazeera dot com.
training starts lightly but the pace picks up quickly as these grannies work out a long lifetime of frustration. at eighty five years old in thomas' old what trains as hard as anyone. i feel so good i feel fresh and punch this side and the side like this and like that i really love this i don't like things like soccer because i will bring these ladies are tough and i take
their training very seriously. go through. the more energetic the food a life. in ecuador ingenious developments in the battle against illegal deforestation these are basically old cell phones people sent to us with love and trees it was in the forest and you can recover anything look like chainsaws or gunshots and in australia indigenous practices are being used to fight fire with fire if a rocket fire like they're making a fire break about the time that we fight get fair and just stop yeah innovation and tradition. at this time on. more than three hundred people are killed in a powerful earthquake on the border between.