february on al-jazeera. the palestine national locust was first founded in the one nine hundred thirty s. but has had to be revived in two thousand and ten all was very important thing in palestine now musicians from all over the world come together to perform in the occupied territories good for nothin it's like every palestinian living in the felt it was the first time to perform using their identity al-jazeera world hears music as a force for unity the diaspora orchestra at this time. this is al-jazeera. hello i'm citizen and this is the news hour from london coming up six african
migrants are injured in a shooting in italy what police believe is a racially motivated attack. syrian rebels have shot down a russian jets over the pilots as being killed. in corsica as islanders call for more autonomy from france. and we'll tell you why this remote tribe in indonesia is under threat. and i'm far a smile have all the sporting cleaving burnley deny manchester city a big tree holding the english premier league leaders to a one one draw. we begin in italy where six african migrants have been injured in a life threatening condition in what police say appears to have been a racially motivated attack the group of five men one woman were targeted in the
drive by shooting in the central italian town of march arrests were police arrested a man who was wrapped in the italian flag and doing a fascist salute is a former mayoral candidate for the far right northern the party let's get more on this joining us live from ancona is a journalist lorenzo luzzi from the italian national t.v. station rye can you just give us a little bit more information if you have it is to just what happened in this drive by shooting. yes hi sue again and well basically what happened is that this this guy who as you said was a minute sent in to preview previously to other parties too fast to spot this. basically took his car and with a gun inside it that was found after what started this shooting street is drive shooting spree around midday twelve thirty and he started shooting people that were having their normal lives in this small town of much of which is
a student's student town which is also not use that hold this kind of terror we can say that his name is look at the i.a.e.a. is that twenty year old man who as you mentioned was listed in the previous administrative election with a mayor who didn't win and he got off of his car and blackouts are male and he was wearing black clothes and it was holding an italian flag on his shoulders he actually did the the fascist salute we call it a romano which is like raising your hand and right hand and for an hour and a half before doing that he has you know started shooting literally across the sea to get at the beginning that was in front of a supermarket than. is shot two people in front of a bakery in the town center it was full of people having breakfast and then another guy a black guy who was. in front of the of the train station of the city
and they had arrived also in front of the house of. of. the man who's been convicted and who's been kept in jail today be the jury man who's accused of the murder of a minister people. eighteen year old roman go who have been killed. and dismembered and put in two trolleys and left his remains were left in a street on a street on a few days ago and then answered as more details come out it seems to there is some sort of link the police seem to be saying maybe his car was seen in that vicinity we can't be absolutely sure there is a direct link but but it is fair to say that racial tensions and this respect maybe are quite heightened at the moment because of what's just happened to that young woman ok. yes yes so there is a detail that has to be clarified because someone put in writing we can. paper
that or someone from the not only in the region of the market region where we are now. putting put in britain that. was actually a former or the boyfriend of i mean that which is not true has been denied by the family so it's not absolutely confirmed but there are definitely tensions in terms of racial hate. origin alone your prime minister that a few minutes ago that we want to give up to hate and that there must be no tension and that old population from every party must get together around italians to try to prevent violence and hatred to prevail there runs i let's see thank you very much they gave it giving us a further detail on this incident today well here to speak to us now about the why the implications of this is and they are now and i who is a historian of europe and is in the studio thanks very much for coming in to al
jazeera and i've just been reading about the northern league leader matches salvini who has saying and mistreating immigration is causing social strife and has vowed to expel one hundred fifty thousand immigrants here the elections coming up in march this is becoming quite an issue in the run up to this election yeah it is already an issue it is really an issue because parties like the the north the league led by matters of unity that the two just mention plus some other political forces within the center right in italy they are pushing a lot towards this and the may grounds agenda rhetoric because italy many cases is getting as we all know huge influx of immigrants refugees from from africa from libya especially and so on so this is in any case creating tension as in the rest of the western globe i mean it's not just an italian story. why there is a much wider story the point is that since the nine this some of these political
forces and the immigrant forces are within the context of and these are power in the context of the moderate center right in italy and this will not disappear the rhetoric will not disappear because this case will we will make the the distension even stronger. is there a chance of the smaller far right parties could end up being part of the coalition big junior members a part of the coalition when we come to these elections that they could actually have a role in government and yes kind of rhetoric becomes part of government did that they've been in power already with silvio berlusconi since the in the ninety's. the league has been one of them one of the major coalition part and in any case they claim and some tough and team ignorance lowell's so i mean in theory yes they can they can win the election i mean if we look at sort of it's today electoral surveys the center right is leading but we don't know with the proportional
electoral proportional system if they will get a majority or not so things are very unclear now and so far but these parties i've been already influencing italian politics since a very long period now the problem is that for years and probably even today a good part of the italian media as well as never consider them as far right. where's the balance coming from where's the other side that can bring in another voice bringing in a different kind of sort of rhetoric to balance this out and hopefully as the prime minister seems to be calling for not to let is escalate no no of course there are a large number of italian politician of the italian public and those of them of the media trying to push the trying to push in a way that things you know way that we don't create for there are tensions but the problem is that through social media. through the channels of this existing far
right parties these rhetorical is going through it's going through and it's not just from this use as a huge example what is up an ing in the world but we need to look at europe and unfortunately these are rhetorical we need voters and probably upon them there will be. why the european a response to india gratian to refugees to war and so on this will not disappear but this was a trend that it was clear that it was going to stage very good to get your thoughts on this today thank you very much and a minute thanks for coming. syrian rebels say they shot down a russian fighter jets over the north eastern province of idlib and killed the pilots videos posted on social media here to show the plane being hit and then filmed one of the wreckage was burning on the ground reports say the pilot parachuted out of the plane down the scale and syrian government forces have been trying to take the city of sara came with cover by russian strikes when the bombing
by russian jets in a province is supporting a major offensive by syrian government forces it's aimed at recapturing a strategically important road between the cities of aleppo and damascus troops have been fighting opposition groups for weeks moving northwest trying to cut off rebel supply lines the road between aleppo and damascus connex some of the few remaining opposition held areas of syria and the syrian government has denied allegations that it used chemical weapons against rebel held eastern ghouta the u.s. made the accusations after a suspected attack on thursday that syrian authorities have responded by calling them lies without evidence the volunteer rescue group at the white helmet says three people were killed in the attack with many more injured meanwhile the free syrian army says it will investigate allegations its fighters mutilated a corpse of a female member of the y.p.
gene which is paying tribute to bahrain are being circulated on social media a video seen by al-jazeera appears to show free syrian army fighters standing over her body in a village near the turkish border. if twenty more still to come on this news hour including as kenya prepares to introduce a new school curriculum for the first time in three decades some parents are not convinced it's enough. how the trump administration has dealt argentina's biofuels industry with a huge setback. and then sport le bron james speaks out on the ports that he's leaving the treatment company it's. going to bring you some breaking news down at least an eleven pakistani soldiers including a captain have been killed in a suicide attack it happened in kabbalah town in the swats district while the men
were playing volleyball let's go straight over to our correspondent kamel haida who is in islamabad kemal what more can you tell us about this. where did it go it's coming. about. the center of swat valley were didn't alert the. suicide bomber blew. into a ground inside. the plane while they bought it and then they're naked and. eleven soldiers including a captain with kid is thirteen. back in two thousand and eight some of the others on the military had driven that's why the dollar bond from the dead. and on the military. the more love the
war the leading that's what you saw the barn knowledge the overall commander of the city develop one bug have all of their children for its ability to die. thank you very much come on how does that bring if i'm breaking news of a suicide attack killing eleven pakistani soldiers in the swat valley district thousands of nationalists protesting corsica's capital taking to the streets calling for more autonomy just days before the french president is due to arrive on the island corsicans wesley thing for independence from france twenty years ago before need plowed every night was assassinated in one thousand nine hundred eighty nationalists have now taken control of the island's regional assembly i say they were inspired by the recent political movement in spain full cuts alone is independent david chase it is in his jacket and has no. the nationalists were keen to show president emmanuel mccrone one thing that costco is not an administrative
region of france corsica's a country a nation and a people and most of all they wanted corsican as a special language of the island this is one of their main demands it's a very emotional demand but it's not that easy for present machall because under the article two of the constitution it says that the republic has one language and that language is french there are other demands to which they're very keen to push through to start opening a dialogue with president michael about and that is their what they call their political prisoners the people sent to prisons across france during the forty forty years of armed struggle for independence for corsica they want them repatch rated to corsica they want them in the prisons here and they want them amnesty that again is a very difficult problem for paris and and last but not least they want to change in
the property rules here in corsica they want to make sure that the so-called rich bourgeoisie in paris and elsewhere in france don't just buy their holiday homes here because that is causing a huge pressure on house prices for the actual people who live in or secure and the economy is one of the main problems here that they've been caught very much in the night as they say by the french. economy is in very poor state one in five people here live below the poverty line there's been a large exodus of the young people the younger generation from the island to france for their education and for employment they want that to change and they want more help on state spending from the french economy itself and they also hope to open this main important dialogue without the background of violence but through the ballot box to get the amendments to the constitution they need and to to form real
autonomy on this island. president on chump is claiming complete vindication in the russian investigation after the release of a memo claiming the f.b.i. and the justice department used unsubstantiated evidence to spy on the trump aides but democrats say the memo is aimed deal railing the investigation into russian collusion in the twenty sixteen election time outcome and has more from washington d.c. democrats in congress say that now that the republican memo has been released it's time for their version of events to be released for the president to allow its declassification and so that the public can see just how selective arbitrary the republican version of events was but ultimately their question here is how this will affect the moeller investigation the president was asked point blank whether in fact he will now ask for the firing of the deputy attorney general rod
rosenstein who the republicans accuse of having authorized this continuation of this surveillance under a court order and the president said cryptically you figure that one out subsequently white house officials said no the president is not looking for any changes at the highest levels of the justice department but nevertheless that cloud still hangs over the justice department with the president's continuing tweets against both the f.b.i. and his own officials in the justice department the cattery defense minister says saudi arabia and the united arab emirates had intentions to invade his country last june the beginning of the gulf diplomatic crisis khalid bin mohammed to tell the washington post that councils gulf neighbors have in his words tried everything to destabilize the country saudi arabia the u.a.e. egypt and bahrain cut ties with cats are and impose
a blockade after accusing it's of supporting terrorism katsav has strongly denied the allegations. the un human rights body is calling for the immediate release of an al jazeera journalist from jail in egypt saying his imprisonment violates international law mahmud just saying it was jailed almost fourteen months ago for what prosecutors said was broadcasting false news to spread chaos theory and al-jazeera denying the accusations a saint has repeatedly complained of mistreatment while in prison leaders of the palestine liberation organization are meeting to discuss ending the oslo accords and suspending their recognition of israel the palestinian president declared last month that the peace agreements of one nine hundred ninety three and one thousand nine hundred ninety five were dead mahmoud abbas vowed to reject u.s. mediation after donald trump's decision in december to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital the u.k.
government will use new powers to seize the assets of foreign criminals according to reports in the times newspaper security minister ben wallace told the paper the government will investigate foreign nationals with more than seventy thousand dollars in assets if they can't adequately explain how they got it let's get more on this joining us from brighton is robert barrington who is the executive director of the global anticorruption organization transparency international thanks very much for joining us on al-jazeera could you just give us an idea of how extensive this list of people having that much money and that much assets in this country would be. show i mean because it's secret everybody's guessing you know exactly but there is an interesting figures around the u.k.'s national crime agency says that around a hundred billion dollars perhaps more does the money that comes through london and stays in london every year so begin scale we also know that there are at least forty thousand properties in london whose owners
a simply so there is certainly hundreds probably thousands of people this will apply to i was going to happen what's the order basically altering to happen what will happen is when the national crime agency or other similar rules or cities see that somebody's property whether it's physical property like a house or other types of property that seems to be in excess of what they could. legitimately a quite intense that wealth the national crime agency can ask the court to freeze the assets and then the person who owns the house will be asked to prove where they got the money from we are now wondering as you say it's secret well wondering why the big names like some of the big football club ionas who have come across from from russia maybe they might be on the list are we likely to get some names do you think we're going to find out that some very iconic figures a list on this list it's quite possible the u.s. government just last week published a list of over two hundred russian names which indeed did include is it u.k.
football clubs who they felt were potential kind of sanctions in the future so this could be really shattering stuff like properly and fully in the u.k. of course there's always the danger that the old horrors he's going to sue things fully or there isn't quite enough evidence that can be gathered but this really could make quite a difference i'm wondering how this compares to the magnitsky act in the u.s. where they put a freeze on. russian government has a russian businessman been able to travel and also face on on any monies that were coming in is this kind of along the same lines. yeah it has a lot of similarities the magnitsky act in the us was named the jewels and this isn't it's much more general so on is the transparency international's compiled receipt people from libya nigeria as a by john pakistan as well as russia so it should have wider application.
very interesting to see how this pans out rob a bank thanks very much for joining us. emanuel has been speaking at a conference on education and said the goal the bench president says universal education is the most important way for a country to ensure security and progress is part of the global push to have every child in school by twenty thirty but it's nicholas hack reports from dakka only half the money needed to fulfill that go has been pledged. they came to the conference of beat hoping donor countries would take the right steps and pledge more money to children's education because two hundred thirty four million children worldwide are out of school half of them are young girls. guillard is a former australian prime minister she heads the global education partnership a platform to mobilize funds to get children back to school she says funding from donor countries has stagnated in some areas of africa it's dropped here we are
trying to get the world community to side let's solve the global learning process let's get the quarter of a million children to die in school into school and let's lift the quality of education for hundreds of millions more who are in schooling but i don't learn to read or write or do any math because the quality currently. world and african leaders came to the stage promising to make education a priority in the audience are children affected by the education deficit here and their advocates among them visually impaired from south africa she says these are all empty promises. well you came to that same situation where they are. very early or they are not given the opportunity to wear the same situation again which or with disability will be excluded from aid to keisha and they won't have to vote not to change enough trained teachers to fifteen the force through the road at
fifty one thousand nine hundred shares. the global education partnerships goal was to raise four billion dollars for the next three years with a commitment of two point three billion dollars the pledges have increased but they're still short of the targets. big promises like these have been made before but have been left on for films now african and other developing countries are stepping in to ensure that their children can go to school. more than fifty developing countries announced they would increase their public expenditure for education to one hundred ten billion dollars. this is an unprecedented move developing countries are increasingly less dependent on western donor agencies and this for many of this conference is worth celebrating nicholas hawke al-jazeera the car. it will soon be all change for schoolchildren in kenya a new curriculum is found for the first time in thirty two years but some parents
say the new teaching methods are both ambitious and expensive critics say the government also needs to build more schools buy more books on employing more teachers catherine song reports from nairobi the there is a new way of teaching in this public school classroom. class to children on the outskirts of the capital are part of a pilot program for the new curriculum to be rolled out next year. it focuses more on life skills technology natural talent and less on final exams many parents and teachers say it's a welcome change from the old one called eight for four but also ambitious and expensive for its not to feel. government do need to consult even the donuts because as you have seen. lancets and just the same without it for four started with the horrors of a good system because we had walked ships students who had to be trained on home
science on things that they can do with their own hands but then a defeat of the because of lack of funds for primary and secondary education in public schools is free but they are crowded and there's not enough teachers our books so many parents who cannot find space in government schools or afford expensive private ones bring their children to even more crowded cheap community schools like this one in one of nairobi slums our salary scale or are we just we are still low because the supplementary school whatever we get to be our school fees is not enough to cut off for the teachers maybe i would say we begin by telling them that we only issue i talking here. that whole can is just about a hundred and fifty dollars a month at the highest the teachers here are more fortunate than in their the schools which pay much less for more work this is one of the moment when you need to build. more i think in the face of thanks to decide to have no
fun down and out of you to do them for you cannot have you right or even so they. expand if it is expressed in these direct of a child education rights group shows us findings of research done last middle school pupils in dozens of government schools nationwide were tested on literacy and comprehension most well below average you had it in a class where you have maybe fifty children twenty of them can actually get it there are many cannot. so you keep getting the twenty every day you're moving one with a twenty and the other thirty i guess that's quoting others and then left a way behind they're not catching up and that is a problem was. it will go in your primary students prepare for their final exam at the end of this year. the teachers doubtless they're all trying their
best with a little catherine song al-jazeera nairobi kenya. we have plenty still to come in this news hour including child deaths the u.s. struggles to manage the worst flu outbreak in a decade and in sports. on paul reste in copenhagen where the danes are hoping to bring home only the second winter olympics medal twenty years after winning their first. and tell us a trip how the u.s. secretary of state is trying to drum up train during a whistle stop tour of latin america. hello there we've got a fair amount of cloud that's making its way across the middle east at the moment you can see him making his way across turkey edging its way eastwards topping its way through parts of iraq so lots of cloud them with us as we head through sunday
not a great deal of rain though the rain really just in the far north western parts of turkey elsewhere just quite grey not too cold either we're looking at a top temperature in beirut of around twenty or twenty one degrees actually since a little bit further southwards as we head through the day on monday twenty one he baghdad further east it's cooler for us here six degrees is a maximum on monday in kabul and will get to minus six there for the south and here in doha it certainly feels cold if you are out in the wind but that when should ease as we head through the next few days so we'll go from twenty two to about twenty three on monday but monday will feel warmer as they'll be less of a breeze this area of cloud is making its way away from oh man so it should be a bit brighter for some of us here as we head through the next couple of days even further towards the south and for many of us in the southern parts of africa there's plenty of wet weather stretching down from angola all the way down into the eastern parts of south. africa heavy downpours are likely here it's gradually
pushing its way northward but unfortunately for cape town there's no rain on the horizon. facing realities growing up went to do you realize that you were living in a special place a so-called secret city getting to the heart of the matter while activists to live in jail just because he expressed. he had a store on the tour to al-jazeera at this time. the scene for us where there online what is american sign in yemen that peace is almost possible but it never happens not because the situation is complicated but because no one cares or if you join us on sat there people the little choosing between buying medication and eating basis is
a dialogue i want to get in one more comment because this is someone who's an activist and she's close to the story join the global conversation at this time on al-jazeera. come back her mind on the top stories here on al-jazeera six african migrants have been injured with one in a life threatening condition a water pistol have been a russian motivates it in italy the group of five men and one woman were targeted in the drive by shooting in the central italian town of much across. hundreds of nationalist protesters in corsica's capital taking to the streets calling for more
autonomy just days before the french president is due to rival the island. and rebel fighters in syria have shot down a russian jet over the province the policy is dead russian forces have been carrying out ass strikes on rebel held areas with at least seven people killed in aleppo on friday. the u.s. secretary of state is in argentina on the second stop of his five nation tour of latin america rex tillerson is expected to meet in time counterparts on sunday he's using the tour to improve relations between the u.s. and its allies on friday he meets he met mexico's president to ease worries over donald trump's comments on immigration and trade and he's also looking to jump support for washington's tough stance on venezuela's president nicolas maduro one more on two listens to that speech to sonia shot in washington d.c. she's the director of schott international consulting and is a political analyst specializing in u.s. and latin american relations are very much for joining us on al-jazeera you
couldn't exactly say that the president of the united states is ingratiated himself in this particular region how tricky is this tour for his secretary of state to go and get the balance right with these leaders. well thank you sue actually there was a we have seen sort of impasse or misconstruction or misunderstanding in his first stop at the first stop of secretary deal or something mexico when he said. that they meet that he did business well and meet that he could manage a peaceful transition of power in been a swell we know that when a swell is going to be one of the strong shoes we see that the senate that it deal or some needs to be sitting close allies like along be up it all argentina mexico ok they there have been some each has seen from power especially as you said
immigration and trade both with the rest of the congress their relation has been and secondly the deal or some wants to assure these coal interests that the u.s. continues to be a close ally of course venezuela will be one of the mill your issues in the agenda and he's trying to put all that call interests in the same beach even though there are some rumors that there are more sanctions could be on the way and oil sought tool to do said this stage because there is no secret that the u.s. is seeking airport a government or and see show in minnesota the tone sounds very different rex tillerson saying i think on friday in mexico immigrants bring enormous value to the united states and it's the u.s. government's lack of good discipline in regulating who enters the u.s. that kind of tone you don't hair from president trump rex tillerson really seeming
to see really quite divergent from the way that trump speaks and the way he's speaking. yeah actually it's not the first time that we have the same impression but we know that amy gratian in trade especially me gratian is a very sensitive each shoe in the way a lot that our relations between the u.s. and mexico especially right now when the art of these cues in the congress is trying to reach a deal on these dreamers the so called the dreamers those jaunts or say they have been brought by they byron's illegally but they don't know any other country than the u.s. they've been raised same grow and start the and all that in the u.s. so they are trying to find a solution in order then to find a legal way for them to stay but there is so far there is no agreement at least in congress so it's a sad really sensitive issue right now in both countries and the other agreement
overseas the north american free trade agreement again i'm suspecting there are key leaders who are really looking to to listen to to make them believe to give them confidence that this is still going to be an agreement that's going to stand. but what we know from what the go over them and the press in thrums government has to say is that he favors by lateral agreements instead of more that i like riemann's so that's why we've seen the off the three for a agreement between can other mexico and the us is in peril because her breasts interim doesn't like it even though the betsy feet he seems to favor by law that aren't conversations to reach an agreement instead of by law that are on the other hand we have here it is so good at that a deal or so mentioned that he will lie to promote all day us over to china we know
that china has screamed very inboard by the press and very active in terms of doing business in latin america so he probably wants to change that in stead though for him to go on being slapped in american call interest that they should keep an eye on the us very good to get your thoughts on the issues thanks very much for joining us from washington d.c. and staying in this region i want to change is once booming biofuels industry is suffering after its main markets the u.s. imposed a tariff on imports the move is parts of the trump administration's america first policy to ensure u.s. producers don't lose out to forward imports stories about reports now from. six years ago this factory was producing sixteen thousand tons of bio diesel fuel now it's down to about six thousand and. the interest rate won't grow there's no
investment it worries us that the united states will stop importing or bio diesel the interest it was created to export not only to fulfill internal needs. some say factories located in the province of santa fe argentina first victims of donald trump's america first approach to foreign trade the us announced a seventy two percent tariff on imports of its biodiesel american officials accuse argentina of fairly subsidizing the country's biodiesel industry at the expense of u.s. producers. the decision is arbitrary unjustified and illegal they discarded all the arguments presented by argentina argentina has an export tax on the story of being in a different one for bio diesel it is not a subsidy this is one of mr trump's protectionist policies. almost ninety percent of argentina's biodiesel is directed to the united states cutting that flow has impacted almost thirty companies here and pull jobs at risk argentina is one of the
world's top soybean producers and bio diesel here is also produced with this crop it is a crucial source of income for argentina because it provides the u.s. dollars but the economy desperately needs dollars that help keep the trade balance in check since taking office president has been trying to open up argentina's economy in the not that argentina is trying to open its economy in bio diesel is one of the products that exports the most by losing its main means we will have to look elsewhere argentina cannot afford to lose markets if it wants to get its economy back on track environmentalist have long questioned the cost of a. tina's reliance on that so you have the entire areas of the country's forest have been destroyed to grow what is known here as green gold experts say biodiesel is different in. the united states and europe request
a sustainability test so that the soya being used for bio diesel can be checked argentina has been certified and credited for this. argentina says it will file a complaint against the united states at the world trade organization in the meantime factories here will have to find new overseas markets either there to save the industry and precious jobs. argentina doctors in the u.s. are trying to manage the worst flu outbreak in a decade fifty three children have done this winter and flu related hospital admissions arsen all time high kristen salumi reports. hospital emergency rooms across the country are inundated with sneezing coughing sniffling patients in atlanta georgia grady memorial hospital opened a temporary mobile emergency room and closed in plastic tents to handle a twenty five percent increase in visits in the month of january the flu this year
has been dangerous for volume and then once a department has reached such a critical number and not only us but our inpatient colleagues we really need to bring in an additional resource the very old in the very young are the group that tend to be in the most danger from catching the flu is a cesspool of flu a cesspool of funky flu at the e.r. right now in florida one tired nurse posted this now viral video after working a twelve hour shift as watch this i'm going to teach elementary trick it's. who. her advice is simple cover your mouth when you sneeze or cough wash your hands and avoid bringing healthy people to the emergency room the u.s. centers for disease control says the hospitalization rate for flu is at an all time high this year with forty nine of the fifty us states reporting widespread flu activity still the scale of this outbreak is dwarfed by one which occurred one
hundred years ago this month one of the deadliest in history in one thousand eight hundred spanish influenza spread around the globe in the aftermath of world war one over a period of two years it killed tens of millions of people globally including six hundred seventy five thousand in the united states alone this flu strain may not be as deadly but the national institute of health is still advising americans to get a vaccine even though a canadian study found it was less than twenty percent effective we should point out that even though the vaccine is less than optimal it's efficacy that the small to moderate amount of protection you get against influenza by getting vaccinated is always better than no protection at all by not getting vaccinated that's very clear with as many as ten more weeks left to this flu season u.s. health care workers are looking for all the help they can get kristen salumi al-jazeera. the indonesian government is coming under increasing pressure to help
remote jungle tribe the ask people from the east impact province lived relatively undisturbed until midway through the last century now the encroachment of modern life is threatening their way of life but it's a step vessel may pose for me as much town of i gotz they are still keen to move on from some parts of the history. children in this remote part of eastern indonesia are dying of disease and hunger amee cells are break is claiming lives infecting children's bodies week from malnutrition decades ago people were proud and feared worriers well known for had hunting and cannibalism those traditions have now gone and only on this play in museums but the rest of the tribe unique culture is also in danger of being lost with. our culture must not disappear we have abolished back traditions and are focused on the good parts of our culture we still
like killing and eating people that was clearly not a good sign of our culture but our sculptures our cultural festivals we need to protect them they can't disappear the bad things have been taken by the winners. modern day goods have replace what nature used to provide in the jungle instant noodles an ice cream are on the menu instead of baked go forests are no longer a source for food city style garbage is seen everywhere here it becomes painfully clear how a unique culture is rapidly disappearing instead of psagot trees plastic waste dominates the habitat of the us my people many say it's a sign that indonesia needs to act fast if it wants to maintain its diversity and preserve this centuries old culture because of the lack of good nutrition diseases spread quickly many children have died because medical post in remote areas are unmanned. church leaders estimate the figure could be in the hundreds but.
we have to realize that this tragedy is a very important lesson to us it shows how we have failed over others and sisters and not managed to bring welfare and health care to them it shows that a lot has to be done. by. church workers provide information to villages about healthy food but proper education facilities are seriously lacking we visited a school with only one teacher present the head of the school had not shown up for work for four years the government admits its approach has failed. in what we found is that the services we provided were not enough they did not reach the right people and were not affective or it was the wrong approach all together now we are discussing with several ministries to see what is the best approach that suits their culture at that level of development. president jokingly dodo suggested relocating the more than one hundred thousand members of the tribe to a town but that was immediately rejected the government now says it aims to
preserve the culture and provide the medical care and assistance needed for people to survive on the land they have always known step fastened al-jazeera. coming up in just a moment in our special report on global trade routes we'll look at how laos is investing billions of dollars in a high speed rail link connecting it to china and thailand and in sports india's teenagers make history at the under nineteen world cup. it's called the pole of the north the largest freshwater lake in northern china it's about to be transformed into an urban mega region to ease pressure on nearby beijing president xi jinping has taken a personal interest in the project this area relies on hunting ground water like
human consumption and aquaculture and groups like greenpeace are concerned about the impact of millions more people moving here from the lakeside at her restaurant and guest house changing says she is concerned about what the future holds but has faith in the government if you have more people you have more garbage and the environment could be damaged but i believe the government will look after us this is seen as she didn't ping's legacy project many people believe if he has the will and the resources to create a development here that three times the size of new york then it should be within his power to do it in an environmentally friendly way.
now laos is investing billions of dollars in a high speed rail line being built by a chinese company it will run from you know in southern china. capital of anteroom before eventually connecting with another line being built in thailand in the set of all reports on global trade routes wayne hay reports from the one providing in laos. these normally quiet previously untouched hills of northern laos and they are filled with the sights and sounds of heavy construction around the turn of the one problem rapid progress is being made on a chinese built high speed train line it will cut through here and cross the mekong river on its way from southern china to the lao capital vienna. the communist government of law says it wants the landlocked country to become land linking beijing sees this project as a key part of its delta road infrastructure plan linking china with the rest of
asia europe and beyond when this line is completed it will run for more than four hundred kilometers more than sixty percent of which will consist of bridges and tunnels that makes it a very expensive project one that some say laos can't afford experts worry it will add to the government's already heavy debt loads the cost of the project is six billion dollars with most of the money coming from chinese grants and loans this is significant because. ours. is only thought in for been very young for close to fifty percent of g.d.p. and this project really big in five years time so about in we can experiment. of public investment just for this process. one of the stops will be just outside the one providing which is a unesco listed talent for its unique lao and french architecture there is concern the new project will attract too many tourists putting
a strain on the town's facilities and infrastructure. but many people in small businesses here survive off the tourism industry so the prospect of more visitors pending money is welcomed. you know about three years ago there were all tourists but now there aren't as many so we are earning less money so we're looking forward to try. and happening with. some studies have found that china will receive most of the economic benefits from the large projects it's involved in around the region laos is one of asia's poorest countries so when the railway is finished by late two thousand and twenty one it will be hoping its beginning this mint will start paying off straight away when hey al jazeera long. and in the final report of the global trade sirius will be looking at the plans trans african railway lonely and watch that on sunday their alliances are let's
guess all the sport with fire and. see thank you so much manchester city missed the chance to lead the english premier league by eighteen points but there's still sixteen clear pep forty alist team are one zero up in the first half thanks to denny but burnley caused a surprise result with an eighty second minute equaliser by johan byrne goodwin phone denying city all three points. i'm delighted with it we were. but. in the global. you know we have two goals in. the games we will do we know that we were going to put. elsewhere alexy sanchez scored his first goal for manchester united to help his new team to victory over huddersfield or missed one to move into the top ten and southampton are out of the relegation zone after a victory at west brom arsenal are currently dishing out of beating against everton in the late game wales are off to
a flying start in the twenty eight hundred six nations rugby championship they crushed scotland thirty four seven on saturday and cardiff tries by gareth davies staff evans and lee halfpenny help the wealth blow the scots away and why has become known as the cardiff curse call and have now failed to win in the welsh capital since two thousand and two. three time n.b.a. champion le bron james has denied reports that he's going to ditch the cleveland cavaliers to join arch rivals the golden state warriors the cavs forward who can opt out of his current contract this summer spoke out following a ports on e.s.p.n. u.s. network claiming he would meet with golden state in the offseason if they opened up sufficient salary space to land him what braun's cleveland side lost the warriors in last season's finals and been under par this season they do have the third best record in the east but of the last twenty out of fifty games. to go into the.
conversation the non-story or the other conversation story focus right now is to try to figure out how we can get but there will be a fall before champs here everything old. is not about this team you want to ask me about this team are you sure good better. play for us to see the ball on the go. earlier i spoke to news editor of victoria new ginn she told us why this rumor transfer has got everybody talking. i think people are really wound up just because of the names involved we're talking about the best player in the game and lebron james joining the best team in the league in the golden state warriors so everyone knows or people think that that's not really fair and you know that would just create one huge powerhouse that nobody can defeat so there's that it's the names and also the history between these two sides obviously le bron has met the warriors in three consecutive n.b.a. finals winning in twenty sixteen but losing in the other two so i think the
rivalries there and you know nobody. like it just the optics of joining a rival i think are also another reason why people are like no don't do that. it's officially super bowl week and a man that knows a thing or two about beating the new england patriots as the philadelphia eagles can pull off an upset against the defending champions in sunday's showpiece a match new york giants star u.i. manning is the only quarterback to beat a tom brady led patriots team having done so in both two thousand and eight and two thousand and twelve. i do i think that they have to make them great deep it's a broad brush on the border back you know they're all bad they run the ball well they know that their quarterback is playing at a high level. so i think they have the ingredients now but all together on game day . he's playing at a high level. with the best way to slow down quarterbacks. make him the ball
rolling earlier. that he wants to and so i think they have the talent where they can get some bread that is going to do it. endear the world's number one task cricket team and now they're the number one in hundred nineteen cricket to the indian teenagers hammered australia by eight wickets in saturday's world cup final in new zealand the australians batted first and were all out for twenty two hundred sixteen jonathan marlow seventy six was a top scorer is the indian bowler share the wickets among themselves india's chase was relatively easily imagine a hit and on being one hundred and one to help his country to victory with eleven point one overs to spare this is a record four hundred nineteen world cup title for india the next edition is scheduled to take place in south africa is twenty twenty two. there are six days to go until the winter olympics in chiang and deadly you'll expect to see scandinavian countries perform well but there is one ot one out in math denmark
handicapped by their relatively flat landscape they have just one winter meadow to their name paul recent reports from copenhagen. denmark in the winter olympics is the undisputed champion among sports poles apart from the skiing and ice hockey coaches that scandinavian neighbors here in copenhagen medal hopes are made of stone after killings olympic debut twenty years ago gave denmark that only place on the podium we had one medal it was a nineteen and it was a civil medal. and very proud of that no one has been able to meddle in any way this boy every family so that's why it's very special for. its special as more than just a memory in the era before nine hundred ninety eight danish curl is how to play and skating rinks that medal may have been a hard act to follow but it did in danish terms was
a winter sports revolution the creation of this club after nine hundred ninety eight when the first time at least some danish winter olympians to train for the games in their home country. curling remains the exception denmark's top medal prospect elena regress trains most of the year at speed skating rinks in holland annoy the best danish cross-country skier martyn muller lives in greenland i'm a great alpine hope christopher followed up far away in norway. trina christe won silver with the curling team twenty years ago and distil one of the only danes to outdo their scandinavian neighbors in the winter games when we won the medal we were higher. than sweden was for twenty four hours and that was very special for mark it's a great feeling but of course we hope every time there is
a winter olympics there will be more of us denmark has slipped down the rankings since the heady days of ninety eight but when a single medal means so much every olympics is a brush with destiny. all reese al-jazeera copenhagen and that's all you sport for now it's now back to say we want in. thank you for that set from a sad sad sad for this news hour but maryanne demasi will be with you in a moment with much more of the day's news sites or watching. news has never been more available it's
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women drivers pull for some extra features like a panic button and twenty four seven monitoring of drivers from the river nile is a vital source of sustenance to the countries and flows through this normal thing going on who can lay claim to deny it isn't going to give them the resources we fumbled for it but with this comes a destabilizing rival. country's suspicious of each other's intentions in the battle for control of the wreckage transponding seen consultation was not up to me to come to earth because what's on the on the on field struggle it has been at this time on al-jazeera. a russian fighter jet is shot down in syria's a province as the government's battle to retake the rebel held territory continues .