ferguson: city under siege only on al jazeera america >> fighting in eastern ukraine despite talks of a cease-fire. >> you ahead of a n.a.t.o. summit in wales. france said it's suspending a warship to russia. this is the news live from london. coming up, control of two major cities. the latest islamic state video showing the beheading is shown authentic. >> i can't think of a more graphic description of evil than what we witnessed yesterday,
and. >> the u.s. said the killers of journalist stephen sotloff will be held accountable no matter how long it takes. the death toll of west africa from ebola rises. >> in venice fancy a trip here welcome you may have to pay just to get in. >> hello, hope is growing with the conflict in ukraine could be brought to an end with an agreement possible as soon as friday. after russian president vladimir putin spoke over the phone to his ukrainian count parts president petro poroshenko's office said that they would agree to a permanent cease-fire. putin outlined a seven-point road map for peace in ukraine
which includes the withdraw of government forces and the dispatching of aid. the ukraine's prime minister has called for putin's plan a fraud. paul brennan reports from the separatist stronghold of donetsk in eastern ukraine. >> reporter: the shell which smashed into the seventh floor apartment last weekend made a hole which will not easily be mended. as a child she survived the ukrainian famine and now she's having to endure hardship again. >> i survived all that as painful and offensive because we just started to live well again, then they started killing us. we don't need all this. 347 donetsk is, frankly a shadow of its former self. it bears scars from the shelling and mortar attacks that have taken place over recent weeks.
the distant sound of gunfire and explosion in recent afternoons. a snap truce said to have been greed t agreed to. it was until the kremlin flatly denied the news. >> yes, we've heard about the cease-fire idea but there are crazy explosions today everywhere. they came out and shelling started. >> but the russian president who is blamed by the west for stoking the conflict said he does have a plan containing several proposals. most of which look remarkably similar. the russian leader wants ukrainian forces not just to stop operations but to withdraw from around big cities.
>> the warring parties should immediately agree on implement the following. firstly to end the offensive operations of the armed forces to pull back the ukrainian army and not shell populated areas. to ensure international observers monitor the cease-fire and finally to ensure aircraft aren't used in the zone. >> separatest leaders claim not to have seen the plan immediately but they were in broad agreement with its proposals. >> let them just go away and stop bothering us. we didn't bother them. we didn't go to kiev. we don't kill there. do they want us to could "g" to kiev to start shelling? leave it in peace. go away. >> the coming days promise to be critically important. ukraine's troubles will be top of the agenda at the summit.
they will meet in wales and then minsk on friday and the e.u. will decide whether to hit russia with yet more sanctions. paul brennaning donetsk. >> let's go to the mariyopol. it's been' very difficult day for petro poroshenko, hasn't it. >> that's right. as you were saying at the top of the program he began the day by saying he had achieved the cease-fire with his counter part vladimir putin. in between two statements is the rejection of the idea of an agreed cease-fire coming from russia. the kremlin saying that russia is not a participant, and therefore can't agree to a cease-fire. of course, that's something that will be looked on with disdain by most people on the ukrainian side, who has seen a great
reversal in fortunes of this conflict in the last few days since what they say has been a great amount of russian assistance. the government today playing video of what they said was a russian troop tank column going across ukrainian soil. but he put himself in the position of petro poroshenko it's a difficult one. he doesn't have the external backing that his enemy does. and he has seen these reversals. the choice is either to carry on fighting and potentially carry on losing, or to try and go for the cease-fire which would freeze the conflict potentially in this position for ukraine. and that's something that they'll have to sale for people here. he says that the ukrainian people are ready for peace. even if some of the politicians are playing at war. his own prime minister said that this plan that putin outlined was a recovery plan for russian terrorists. the only answer is for russia to pull out from mercenaries. difficult days ahead for the leadership to sell its plan
domestically let alone to plan for a cease-fire after that. >> what about the people on the ground fighting this conflict. what has been the reaction from both sides? >> well, you say fighting. that's one reaction. the fighting has not stopped. there has been more violence on wednesday after this talk of a cease-fire in and around donetsk among others places. local separatests leaders are still very skeptical. they say they want ukrainian military to pull right our before they check about a cease-fire. we've spoken to a senior militia leader on the other side. the forces aligned with kiev but not controlled by kiev, and he said that this enemy could not be trusted. a cease-fire would not be enough for them. they would only accept the cease-fire when the ukrainian forces have been utterly defeated. he said that the leadership in kiev was made up of businessmen seeking compromise as opposed to
soldiers. a lot can be said by both putin and poroshenko, but they don't control the fighting on the ground. for now that fight something continuing. >> thanks, harry: and peter sharp with this update from moscow. >> bearing in mind the total inability of the ukraine government and the rebel separatist toss hold any sort of meaningful talks so far. it is difficult to see where president putt someone getting this optimism for success in the talks for friday. this will be a meeting 69 contact group. it's really the only show in town. it's the only place where russians, the ukrainians, and the rebels with the osce can sit down and talk with each other. president said he's confident that ukraine will come to some sort of agreement with the rebels. and he's punched out a few points. he's calling for an end to' offensive operations by both the
ukrainian and rebel forces in donetsk and luhansk. he wants them to pull back and stop shelling civilian areas. put someone asking for an international monitoring force to oversee the conditions of any cease-fire plan, and the opening of humanitarian corridors for the movement of refugees and ref leave supplies into the area. this is an area now encompassing 2.2 million people who are now seriously effected by this conflict. >> well, u.s. president barack obama is saying that russia is paying a high price for its actions. one of those repercussions is a decision by france to suspend a delivery of a warship to russia. president holland said that russia's actions run against security in the area. that security begins discussion in wales. we go to james bays in newport
for that summit. an interesting decision by french president françois hollande. >> reporter: it is an interesting timing. they felt this was the time to send a message to president putin, and france by continuing this sale, which was worth $1.7 billion, was sending the wrong message. these were pily effective very large ships that could carry hundreds of troops up to 60 helicopters. the fact that france was going ahead with the sale upsetting many other n.a.t.o. allies. that's why i think it's come on the eve of this summit because the whole idea of this summit, even though there are a range of different conflicts around the world that we're discussing, the main point is to send a message and the message is aimed at president putin. >> on his way to the n.a.t.o.
summit, president obama on a visit to estonia destination very deliberately chosen to send a message. the baltic state is a neighbor of russia with a large ethnic russian minority, and deep concerns about its security. >> as n.a.t.o. allies we will meet our solemn duty, our article 5 obligation to our collective defense. and today i want every estonian and latvian and lithuanian to know that you'll never stand alone. >> n.a.t.o. is in a situation in eastern ukraine that has changed radically over the last two weeks. government forces have been losing ground, because thousands of russian soldiers are now fighting on the ukrainian side of the border. this summit n.a.t.o. is expected to respond by announcing the creation of a new 4,000 strong spearhead force ready to deploy within two days. although the situation in ukraine will dominate the formal
discussions there will be urgent talks about the brutal tactics of the islamic state group now controlling large sways of iraq and syria. >> the question is after iraq, afghanistan, after over a decade of being at war, n.a.t.o. allies and particularly n.a.t.o. are war a weary. of course they're reluctant to get involved in a conflict where they can't see how the strategy would play out, and whether or not using military force would address the challenge. >> in a speech the defense secretary of the host country of the u.k. said they're likely to be discussions on many other issues ranging from afghanistan, originally supposed to be the focus of the summit to ongoing conflicts in africa. >> along side the rise of islamic terrorists we're dealing with other geopolitical threats, too. when margaret thatcher spoke at the last n.a.t.o. summit held here the internet was in its
infancy. now it's seeing cyber warfare while contending with the fallout from rogue and failed states. >> reporter: because of the range of challenges facing western leaders there are calls for n.a.t.o. nations to increase their defense spending. just four out of 28 members reaches the n.a.t.o. benchmark which is 2% of their gross domestic product allocated to military spending. there will be wide-ranging discussions. one senior officials told me the situation in ukraine alone makes this the most important n.a.t.o. summit since the end of the cold war. >> and many, many topics to be discussed at that summit. but i guess a lot of focus is going to be on how the country is participating, how they intend to tackle the islamic state group. >> absolutely. that is an issue of major concern. it's not one that i think
they're going to ask as n.a.t.o. as a whole. so it's not one that's going to be dealt with much on the formal agenda of the summit, but when they get to the big dinner that they have in just over 24 hours from now. around the dinner table i am sure that all of those leaders will be talking about islamic state, about what they can do as individual countries. what they can do as an alliance. and not only the situation there on the ground in iraq and syria, but also what the experts call blow back which is the possible ability that those fighters that have gone from western countries to fight for islamic state may eventually return home and then may fight on the soil of n.a.t.o. countries. i think that's a real concern and certainly going to be one of the major things that is discussed when all of the western leaders or most of the western leaders meet here in south wales. >> james in newport in wales. thanks so much. well, the u.s. national security council has confirmed an online
video showing the killing of a second journalist by the islamic state group is authentic. stephen sotloff was kidnapped last year. he was not seen again until online during the murder of james foley. secretary of state john kerry called it a punch to the gut. >> the facthe world bore witness to the unfathomable brutality of isil terrorist murders. when we saw stephen sotloff, the american journalist who left home in florida to tell the story of those in the middle east. >> the mother of james foley, the other american journalist has recorded a message for
stephen sotloff's family. she said she urged the world to work for peace in the region so the men's deaths would not be in vain. >> we send all of our love an to them. unfortunately, they're sharing the pain we are, so we just ask the world to embrace them as the world has embraced us. it's helped us so much. >> iraq said it's preparing to launch a major offensive to take two key cities were the islamic group. huhansk rightalong the tigress river the army is in iraq's second largest city. we have this from baghdad.
>> reporter: the iraqi military says it's special forces have actually reached the city of tikrit, and attacking from three fronts. no one is expecting this battle to be quick or to be easy. tikrit is one of the strongholds of the islamic state group. it was the hometown of saddam hussein and also where up to thousands of young men most of them soldiers, many of them young recruits were slaughtered by islamic state fighters when they took over the city three months ago. in parliament today relatives of some of those men were gained access to demand of defense ministry officials and generals. what had happened to their relatives, and why they couldn't get any information. they were told that there would be a full investigation, that it was still unclear, but that clearly something had gone wrong, and those who were responsible would be held accountable. human rights watch says that looking at satellite imagery
shows more mass graves on those sites near tikrit and says up to 800 men might have been killed. officials here in baghdad say that that number could be up in the thousands. in mosul american planes dropping leaflets telling residents that they should stay away from islamic state fighters. still american officials are saying this could take many months to result to even take back cities from islamic state group control. >> syrian government forces have attacked the rebel stronghold in damascus. this video is sent to show the pom barredment whicthe bombardm. bosnian police have arrested 60
people subjected of recruiting and fighting for iraq. several hundred people have thought to have left bosnia to join armed groups in iraq and syria. the opening of new pipelines and political chaos in iraq has presented the iraqi kurd authorities to export their own oil. tankers have been sailing around the world trying to off load the commodity. but they find finding willing buy certificates not straightforward. >> we know oil from iraqi kurdistan has been loaded on board tangors at the port in recent week. perhaps 10 to 12 ships in all. we believe three are currently at sea. one of the tankers has been anchored off the coast of morocco for some three months. another tanker is thought to be off the coast of the u.s. state of texas in the gulf of mexico.
the third tanker, the united embelin was in the south china sea where it unloaded much of its cargo on another mist ship. analysts say tracking these movements is no easy task. >> we have this situation with a number of vessels that are holding significant amounts of oil floating in various parts of the world. we have other vessels that have done ship to ship transfers, loading oil from one ship to another, that can often be difficult to track the identify of that holy that has gone into, which makes it easier to sell because they then have very little providence and it's much more difficult to trace. >> reporter: the tanker you can see here is the collaborator. one off the coast of texas. last week a court refused the request of the iraqi government to cease the 1 million barrels on board.
this is a power struggle between baghdad and erbil. who it belongs to and who profits from it. >> when you hear the dispute you find that both of them speak about the constitution an. i think because the constitution is so ambiguous they're both right. >> there are reports that the iraqi cuds have succeeded in selling oil to croatia and israel. but with the iraqi government threatening legal action against refineries that take kurdish oil many countries are not eagle for receive it. >> still ahead, on this news hour, pushing forward somali government forces make more gains in territory once held by
al-shabaab. >> children traumatized by 50 days of bombardment. and three years in the making. for world number one. >> first, libyan rebels in ben gas did i say they will continue to keep four of the major oil ports open in a vote of confidence in the elected parliament. rebels say they will honor their deal and rejecting the new parliament that has been set off in the capitol of tri tripoli. three people were killed and nine more injured when the plane came down around a kilometer from the elected parliament. it's believed to have been an accident. protesters in yemen have been blocking key roads as they continue to demonstrate against president.
they will form a new government that includes huothis members. the "world health organization" said that more than 1900 people have now died in the world's worst outbreak of ebola. that is a dramatic rise from just over 1500 last week. and the u.n. body says $600 million are needed to fight the west africa outbreak. >> if there was any doubt that west africa is struggling with the ebola outbreak, just look at this. in monroe i can't, this man fled because he was hungry and won't listen to pleas from the doctor to return to the clinic. the in the end the infected patient is forced in the ambulance. such scenes show how hard it is for health workers to do their job. >> it's out of control. we cannot contain it.
we have five treatment centers in different countries. and this continuous active transmission of the disease meaning new people are infected. people are dying, and we're calling for more health. >> ebola is now known to have killed more than 1900 people since the outbreak started, and 40% of the deaths have come in the last three weeks. in other words, things are quickly getting worse. >> it has become a global threat, and we require urgent action, and we need a well-coordinated mechanism bringing together the countries infected, as well as development partners from other countries, including usa. >> on wednesday a british medical worker who caught ebola in liberia harass released in london, fully recovered following treatment in an isolation unit. >> i was very lucky. in several ways. firstly in the standard of care that i received, which is a
world apart from what people are receiving in west africa at the moment despite a lot of organizations best efforts. >> treated over the experimental drug zmapp something that is given to six other patients. doctors say it's not clear if it actually cured him but levels of the virus did fall significantly following treatment. the world's health organization has urged scientists around the world to speed up the hunt for an ebola vaccine. while simple things like regular hand washing can fight the spread of ebola, getting treatment means its still rampant in communities. >> it's not clear if the leader of al-shabaab has been killed in an u.s. air talk in somalia. the attack was aimed at the leader, one of the world's most wanted men. if dead it will be a major blow for al-shabaab. groups have been able to
move al-shabaab out of towns, but now it faces the task of gaining the trust of people. >> reporter: in the town of fidow taken over by somalia government forces, as the morning wears on few people have thoughts of returning, one after the other. after getting back from a nearby forest. she came back alone. her children are still in hidi hiding. few wins men are willing to open their businesses. to deal with these, the commander calls a quick meet to go reassure them. >> we told the people they will never see al-shabaab again. we decided to put our troops in every village, town and also on the roads. we advise them not to fear at all. >> reporter: but there is still little confidence here. these men tell me they're not sure how long the government troops will remain in town and
are afraid of repercussions of al-shabaab fighters. lack of trust for forces made up of clan militiamen is a concern the government has to deal with. whatever happens. this man says. it's shocking that they don't trust us government officials say this is the final onslaught from al-shabaab fighters. that will not be an easy task with all the clan rivalries that has dotted this land for decades. >> it's people who will decide about leadership. our role is to organize and oversee they get to choose the leadership they desire. >> al-shabaab on some government-controlled areas in the last six months is crumbl
crumbling. groups carrying goods and aid can now move through. al jazeera, southern somalia. >> still to come on the program, still spending, why argentina's economic policies are coming under fire. inner city growth trying to farm for the future of detroit. anand a contender is taken out of the race.
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second largest city. let's talk more about the islamic state group now. the do you think the older is overestimating or under estimating the grote of the islamic state group. >> certainly in the west until recent there has been an overestimation. i think everyone was caught off guards on what they thought was spectacular successes back in june. we're down to this amazing organization in the meant gone, something that we've never seen before and so on. the point is that it was spectacular successes due to spectacular failures on the part of the iraqi state government and the army. and being a terror group almost
by definition they feel that they must compensate for wea weakness through acts of error. they recognize deep down they don't have that capability. that's why they're doing the horrific things that they're doing. the point is that they promised to be in baghdad two and a half months ago. they failed. they were in control of the dam in mosul. they lost it. thanks to the peshmerga. all they could do is this barbaric beheading of james foley. as you said recently they're now on the back foot in tikrit. so they're in a desperate situation. >> you paint them as a desperate group, but surely some of these videos that are coming out in the beheading of the two journalists, the threat to the head of british hostage, isn't that also about trying to recruit? it's accepting out a message and trying to recruit. >> the primary purpose is to
communicate to the u.s. i don't think we should give these people more credit than they deserve. they produce that video with a very clear statement, which was if you don't stop helping the peshmerga and attacking us. we will behead american hostag hostages. that is the primary message. yes of course there is a secondary purpose: recruit am. but that's not the primary purpose. we should not give them credit where credit isn't due. we should read it as it is. >> in the west this group is particularly well fund: the accusations are that they're well funded in part because ransoms have been paid for hostages. they have a lot of money to spend on weapons and recruit. >> well, they do have a lot of money. it's not the ransom that is the
primary source of their money. they've managed to steal from banks, and sell oil and a lot of other products. they do have--they're probably the best funded self-funded group in the history of terrorism. but that is limited because they can't access the market as easily as perhaps they would like to. and they've got a lot of weapons. they've captured the weapons from the iraqi army. they fought their sister group in syria. al-qaeda. al-qaeda backed groups, and they've captured weapons. there is no shortage of money. >> very good to get your thoughts. thanks so much for coming here in studio. thank you. >> pleasure. >> al jazeera is demanding the release of three journalist who is have been detained in egypt for 249 days. mohamed fahmy, bader mohammed, and peter greste received seven anseven- and ten-year
sentences. they're' peeling against their convictions. the case has been raised by the u.s. secretary general in conversation with the egyptian president. israel has fired warning shots at palestinian fishermen off the coast of gaza eight days after an open ended cease-fire ended. well, since that cease-fire announcement work has begun on rebuilding gaza infrastructure, damage that could take decades to repair. reports from gaza city the mental scars could take even longer to heal. >> this is a place where it might seem bright and cheerful but the underlying monitoring force mood can be dark. each of these children are rebriefed having lost at least one parent. not all of the deaths have been in the war, but the staff are now coping with the most
distressing cases they've ever seen. like the seven-year-old, her father died in a road crash three years ago. and the war she witnessed the death of her mother, two sisters, and two brothers. in an israeli attack. i want to hug my mother. i miss her, she tells her teacher. >> our children feel safe here. we give them psychological and social support. which takes their minds away from the war and the damage that it's done. >> next door her brother is at his psychologists. he talks about sees the deaths at the school which was supposed to be a shelter. when i remember it, he cry, he says. don't worry about crying, he's told. his psychologist said he has severe post traumatic stress disorder. he moves on to other cases trying to keep his patients
active. >> we as adults are struggling to cope with what we've seen so, imagine what it's like for the children. they have many problems like social and psychological issues and education problems. >> this center is small, accommodating 90 children, but it's preparing to take on more. the u.n. children's center unicef is increasing mobile teams. >> there is a massive demand of therapy. but one of the problems is lack of recognition of that amongst palestinian families. >> it's because with close extended families and commitment to look after children sometimes are the most difficult conditions psychological support can be overlooked. the people here want to do more to offer child support for those who can't cope. andrew simmons, gaza. >> pakistan's parliament says its standing by the beleaguered
prime minister despite three weeks of protest in the capital. it came on the second day of an emergency session. called after protests turned violent in the past few days. opposition groups led by the cricket politician imran khan saying that they rigged the result of last year's election. pedestrian overpass in install bull came down when a supporting pillar was hid by a dumper truck which was started accidently. traffic was halted for several hours while the debris was cleared. the argentinian congress is involved in a marathon session to pass a number of laws desig designed to tack it's volatile economy. there is an anti-hoarding law design to protect consumers and
it's opposed by argentina business leaders. for more on this we can go to the capitol. buenos aires right now. tell us more, daniel, of what is happening in congress. >> reporter: there are several laws going through congress, several bills that the government hopes to approve. they basically hope to bring argentina's volatile economy back under control. we have rampant inflation. the country is in default in unpaid debt. the government earlier this week approved a raise in the minimum wage of 31% bringing up to $561 a month. but workers are still demanding bigger wage rises to keep track with inflation. all these laws are designed to try to bring argentina back on track ahead of elections next year. but people here are feeling the
pink. the government is spending less than a whole host of areas. so in the last day or so talking to those who hard hit by the current economic difficulties here in argentina. some say the argentine economy is in crisis. notice defel in default. it's government puts inflation at 10% but observers say it's much higher. >> what you need is confidence. you need trust, which is the basis for any policy of any economic policy, and unfortunately this government has lost the trust of the people, and that's why it is declining in the poles. >> but the argentine government tells a very different story. it believes in spending its way out of trouble. it's just increased the minimum
wang, and it buys advertising to highlight where it's spending the money. much of is made of government projects, healthy statistics and state subsidies to lift whole communities ou out of poverty. a great hole still remains in the system. this is a miserable town where government spend something just a dream. they receive some money but nothing from the state. 30 women who work here are unpaid. the gas and electricity come free and the food is mostly donated. i started work for a while and then closed the kitchen down. but more and more people coming and the needs keep growing. >> these apartments on the end of the shanty town were built with state money but then sat for three years due to a corruption scandal. there is no doubt that massive
state spending benefits some, but it's often hampered by corruption and poor planning. >> if we lived in a perfect world we wouldn't need a community kitchen. i believe people should have work and not have to exist like this. we have to live any way we can. >> reporter: high state spend something fueling inflation which is forcing the government to dig deeply in its reserves. if it cuts back on health and education. no one likes to be told the good times are over and demonstrations like this one are on the increase. al jazeera, buenos aires. >> millions are struggling to put food on the table. in some places efforts to grow healthy food is helping thousands of people find a job. from detroit tom ackerman
explains. >> reporter: surrounded by the concrete, a two block square of dirt is sprouting peppers, leas leeks and more. >> this is caltrans plant. it needs water. >> urban farming goes back a century. but in the past ten years the number of crop-producing gardens has grown from 80 to 1400. some of that produce is served as one of the city's biggest businesses, the mgm grand casino and hotel widow nateed the land just across the street. >> we have hundreds of acres if not thousands of acres available. this may be a stepping stone for the rest of the community to get involved.
>> ashley atkinson helps run keep growing detroit, whose ambitious mission is to make their town achieve what it calls food sovereignty. >> many studies have been done including one by michigan state university that found only on a couple of thousand acres we could be producing 76% of the vegetables that we currently consume, and 41% of the crops currently consumed using the same methods. >> but it's a project that needs many partners like jack van dyke. detroit's farmer markets he sells the produce raced on the small holding that he and his wife blown 8,000, 8100 square feet. it has grown from a hobby to a part-time gig. >> in a city fighting to regain the stability it once drew from the down sized auto industry the urban farm movement here offers another common cause by rallying
football, and there is a schedule of international friendlies to look forward to. one to tell you about, russia against arizona about az'baijaazerbaijan. the first half of the match is still under way. england has no wa norway. the 55,000 is the expected the lowest for an international game at the wembley stadium.
>> we're a bit lower than expected, but we expect that. we understand that, and as a team we want to put in an exciting performance. >> that game starts in 11 minutes time. meanwhile former chelsea was named head coach of jordan. they are 56th in the world. defending champion serena williams will be in action. roger federer is three wins away from a record 18 grand slam, the second seed in the last eight at flushing meadows. >> roger federer playing under
the autho arthur ashe lights. and now has 25 victories. federer won to reach the u.s. open quarterfinals for a tenth time in 11 years. >> still pushing forward all along and trying to always keep the gap between him and me in terms of the result and score line and i was very when the match was over. now i know it's done. i know what to expect. >> they will take on fielderrer in the last eight, but he lost his call in victory. the frenchman purposely swatted the ball out after beckoning timitrov to serve. he would go on to beat the seventh seed in straight sets.
cilic will now play in his second grand slam quarterfinal in a row. he'll face sixth seed thomas berdic erdych. and wozniacki would go on to beat errani. >> i always believe i'll play well. i had a blame plan in mind. i went for may shots and knew a that i had to be aggressive, try to find the balance between the opening and going for the shots whenever i had the ball for it. >> wozniakci will now play peng
of china. >> golf fans are anxiously waiting for the ryder cup to tee off in a few weeks time. the united states and europe has finalized their line ups. tom watson is selected. hunter mahan and bradley, simpson has been collected. it runs from the 26th through the 28th of september. >> the experience is a big factor. all three players have either even record or winning record playing on the ryder cup. that positive thought--those positive thoughts of playing on the ryder cup, they go a long way. hunter webb, he's two and two.
hunter and keegan are better than 50/50, i think that's a very positive thing going into play. >> afghanistan's most successful cricket coach has resigned. he has guided them into the first-ever 50 over world cup which takes place early next year. cycling news now stage 11 of the spanish vuelta has been a race change with one of the title favorites rushed to hospital after a second crash in as many days. colombian with hopes of winning are in tatters. he was forced out of the race. the movi rider had to be taken
away by ambulance. alberta cotador is the one to beat. and cricket skills look to be coming for the jamaican who was good enough to take up cricket as a professional. in an exhibition game he hopes think to to encourage young indians to take on cricket. >> i learned in jamaica everyone wants to run. we find more running. i think it's about making the sport attractive. >> thanks a lot for watching, back to fell lessty in london. >> thank you very much, indeed.
venice is one of the most popular and romantic tourist destinations in the world. millions travel to italy every year. but more visits are more welcomed and more lucrative than others. a controversial new proposal could end the attraction of the cheap day trip to venice. >> there is no doubt venice is pretty. no doubt it can be pricey, too. and unless you do it on a budget. good for the visitors who come interior the day. bad for businesses, though, who are not happy with the day trippers. >> it's becoming impossibl possible to walk around anywhere. these people eat, sleep, urinate in the street everywhere. you should not be allowed in venice without knowing the rules. >> the any, charge day visitors for entry. pay as you come, not pay as you
go. $40 a day. controversial, yes. enforceable, maybe. it's only an idea suggested by a minister, but it is a hit with venetians. this ancient city is full of crumbling buildings. buildings that tourists come to see, but buildings that cost a small four tune to fi--a fortune to fix and maintain. when it comes to the issue of finding all important funds it is visitors who will end up paying that price. >> taking it up with venice to control the number of visitors, but it creates problems if we consider venice as a city. so we need to have a live city and not t.
>> is the charge a step too far? >> i won't come back. >> this will be my last visit. >> it's not physically possible. >> we couldn't get anyone to talk to us at the mayor's office. the corruption scan deal means no politicians appear to be around especially when tv cameras are nearby. as for venice this place has long been nicknamed a theme park for adults. and just like one those visiters may soon have to pay for the ride. al jazeera, venice. >> all right, that's about it. please join me again in the next couple of minutes.