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this this this this an agreement. what happens now? >>? >> well, babbling basically this
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is what we know so far. there is a general agreement about forming a national unity government with fult powers to do the following. reconciliation, pulling fighters from the main cities handing over authoritiesanding most importantly on the unity government fofight the us lammic state. one of the prerec quizits at a time tipoli-based gmc with trouble tonight. talked to the leaders. some -- they were combat.
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for a final deal ceremony. >> this focus on the fight against isil is gaining ever more momentum because of the fighting of the ground is getting worse. is ill fighters have now been attacking another oil field in libya. >> i was just talking to a united nations official who basically said this comes as a warning to the international community and to the libyans at the same time to understand that if they don't go ahead with the deal, further instability and civil war will undermine libya and slab the country toward anarchy and chaos. it's groups like is ill which is now in control of more oil field facilities and also territory particularly in the eastern part of the country. the concerns that libya could become another platform for al-qaeda for the islamic state of iraq in the levant in north america, something that the
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international community said is a red line because they are concerned there needs to be a political settlement any time soon. >> the coming day is crucial for libya. thank you for that. hashim in morocco. those talks have been taking place. he job description media say a police officer has been killed by a roadside bomb north of cairo. police are investigating reports after suspicious package that may have caused the explosion. at least 20 others were injured. he script's new interior minister made a series of changes to top security posts. former national security took over responsibilities in a surprise cabinet reshuffle. the new appointments are seen as part of a restructuring of the ministry. you are watching al jazeera newshour. still to come on the program, providing medical care under fire: how hospitals in eastern ukraine are struggling plus: >> one of the things that i
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think i am the most proud of is putting some of america's major hate groups out of business. >> how at a time ku klux klan was made bankrupt. >> rory mcelroy shows frustration in florida. richard will be here with all of the details. ♪ the head of russia's security agency says two suspects have been detained in connection 69 murder of boris nemtsov. he was shotded before he was due to lead an opposition rally until moscow. the government has denied any involvement until his death. u.s. secretary of state john kerrvy due to meet his french counterpart to try to end the conflict in eastern ukraine. early ter, the u.s. was
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criticized over possible plans top train ukrainian troops. >> illegal, pro-russian armed groups continue their attacks against positions and check checkpoints of the ukrainian army as well as civilian residences. since the cease-fire on 15 february, militants have undertaken over 750 attacks. >> according to data we have these days some 300 military personnel from the united states have arrived and they will train ukrainian soldiers in the use of foreign equipment. everyone knows wherever american military appear expect bad things to happen. >> the conflict in eastern ukraine has had a devastating impact on the lives of many ordinary people. it's been especially hard for those suffer from serious illness. fighting has cut off access to
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stocks of vital medicines. patients say they can't afford the rising cost of treatment. john hendron reports from the rebel stronghold of donetsk. >> reporter: as the war in eastern ukraine, so did olga olga bliznet's cancer. she was diagnosed for a second time, this time along with hepatitis c. she no longer gets her ukrainian welfare payments for the cancer drugs she needs even if she could find it here. >> i don't have money to buy them it was provided by the hospital which the secured me n 2014, they no longer had the drug. >> so what happens if you don't get the medicine? >> well i don't know. if you don't treat serious diseases people die. >> she's hardly alone. drugs are hard to find and expensive. with high inflation, unemployment and no functioning
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banking system. this will man relies on donations for his heart medicine. >> there is no place i can get it. the pharmacy is closed. i have to buy less and the prices are high. >> the international aid group doctors without borders, tries to fill in the gaps making regular stops in rural towns, their waiting rooms crowded with the under-served, but it's not nearly november. >> medicine is not available because the pharmacies are not. cannot buy. also to buy, it's expensive. they have to go far away. the other reason there is no doctor. >> near the front line many people no longer have any place to go for medical care. this hospital has been shelled repeatedly. when it shut down, its staff was moved to another medical center. then that hospital, too, was shelled. many are left to survive on shear optimism. >> well i think he who seeks
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will find. you have to knock on every door. >> with kiev's government nol longer delivering social benefits and a separatist government too poor to offer them there are few doors left to knock on. john hendron, al jazeera, dondon eastern ukraine. >> u.s. president barack obama has defended the decision not to charge a former ferguson police officer with the killing of unarmed black teenager michael brown. brown's brown's death led to proceed tests against police treatment against african americans. >> we may not know what exactly happened but officer winlson like anyone else who was charged with a crime benefits from due process and a reasonable doubt standard. and if there is uncertainty about what happened then you
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can't just charge him anyway just because what happened was tragic. that was the decision that was made and i have complete confidence and stand fully behind the decision that was made by the justice department on that issue. >> meanwhile, it's 50 years since peaceful civil rights protesters were attacked as they tried to cross a bridge in the southern u.s. city of selma. the incident which gave momentum to the african civil rights movement. the fight for equality goes on as rob reynolds reports. >> reporter: at the civil rights mem mobile museum school children learn about those who died at the hands of the ku ku klux klan during the struggle for civil rights. this has been the life's right of morris deeds.
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>> i think the center would share me feeling, putting some of america's major hate groups with the strategy of taking them to civil courts and hitting them in the pocketbook. >> the case that stands out in my mind the most is the case that bankrupted the united klans of american in 1981 for lynching an african-american guy in mobile, the group that bombed the church in firmingbirmingham and killed four girls and whose members who compelled al lady on the march from selma. >> you have several hundred virtannual hate groups. a young person can get in the bedroom and type in on their computer information they want and next thing you know they have a recipe for blowing up a building like timothy mvceigh did. so we have a whole movement change.
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we are trying to keep up with that change. >> while much has changed since the selma to montgomery march '50 years ago dees says maintaining vigilance against hate groups is a never-ending task. >> we have to broad en the area of racial discrimination. look at the efforts to attack latinos, muslims, drive these people out of the country, lgbt issues. these are in the forefront. ig that's where if dr. king was here today, he would march with these groups also. >> a struggle against hate that continues 50 years on. rob reynolds al jazeera, montgomery, alabama. >> brazil's supreme court has approved an investigation into some of the country's top politicians. they are accused of taking bribes in exchange for lucrative oil contracts from the state-run oil company, petro graz. >> reporter: this list of names was released by brazil's supreme court among the 54 people
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accused of tanging bribes former president and the speakers of both chambers of congress and all but one are but from del marusef's coalition. they allege private firms paid officials in order to get lucrative contracts at the state-owned oil firm. much defendant corruption is believed to have been taken place in the last seven years. the president has been cleared of involvement in the scheme. she said her focus was on fixing brazil's struggling economy. >> we are now entering a new phase in confronting the crisis in chip a number of different measures will be needed. a new trajectory so that we can grow. >> the scandal has shaken the political establishment and undermined support for rusef who is struggle to go stave off a
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recession. >> politicians, the president are under enormous public pressure pressure from public opinion to take the seriously -- this is an enormous corruption scandal involving the largest company in brazil petrobras that has to be a state company. >> the petrobras scandal has been developing for months. some are calling for lawmakers to be held accountable even before the investigation is completed. >> this istt you wouldn't necessarily have to wait for the end of the investigation or for the sentencing process. there was evidence against that member of parliament, would go to the ethics board and then to a floor by the chamber of deposit at this. >> under brazilian lawful elected politicians can only be tried by the supreme court which must now decide with the help of prosecutors whether there is enough proof to put them on trial. victory i can't gatenby, al jazeera. >> some of the worst flooding for generations in northern
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argentina has washed away homes and farmland. at least 10 people very many died and countless farm animals drown. one of the worst hit areas from where daniel schwimler reports. >> reporter: there is no one left in the town t every home flooded, every family devastated. more rain fell in a few days than normally falls in a year. the residents fled while they could, grabbing whatever possessions were at hand. >> almost the whole town was flooded. we nearly lost everything. we are scale it will happen again unless they do some work here. >> natalia a mother are of three is at the center for evacuated flood victims in the nearby town. food and clothing is donated. they can't go home until the waters recede. >> could take two months. >> i don't know. i had some pigs but they all
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drown did. we saved the cows we took to a hill but we only have enough food for five days. >> aria lost 70 percent of his crop. he can't get insurance for flood damage since they have become so common. this region suffered floods a year ago. the whole north of argentina is currently recovering from some of the worst flooding they have seen for generations p the waters here are receding for now. the residents live with the constant threat of the rising again, shoring up their defenses doing what they can against the ravages of nature. >> the local authorities reach where they can providing vital supplies that will keep flood victims going for the next few days and weeks. >> this has been very sad. whatever precautions we took would never have been enough since we never handed we would see rains of this magnitude. >> but it will rain again, and
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it will flood again. everyone here knows that. for now these residents are assessing the damage and must bring the strength to rebuild their homes and their shattered lives, daniel schwimler, argentina argentina. >> it is time for the weather with rob and rain seems to be spreading through europe bal cans, high winds there as well? >> it's a change of seasons. you get this garage attic change of season and winds have been going for three days now on to the creation cost. you are not supposed to, for example, see vessels this size dmoblingd up against the coast. three have least their moorings causing that closure. a lot of damage has been done in croatia from downed trees in these winds. >> that's a large vehicle knocked over on to its side. the winds are going at the moment. 137 kilometers per 4 but they
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are dying down. this is the last day we will see these significant winds coming across the adriatic and hitting italy as well. from the cloud circulation, persistence in the same place, you might guess there is more to this. there is rain and there is snow. rather than and then flooding as a result of that. captured warmish air in the cloud, and it particularly affected bosnia croatia. serbia where it is a necessity because you get a lot of rain rivers rise and nymph, it's still falling. so, it's a very typical site at this time of year. but no better for that. another 24 hours, 48 hours of this before it finally, inc., down and quietens down. >> rob, thanks very much indeed for that. now, when china decided to move to a simplified version of written mandarin taiwan failed to follow suit.
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it's people continue to use the more complex, traditional characters. but as more communicate digitally, remembering how to write the characters is beginning to be a challenge. a report from taipei. a painstaking art, his family firm made cal igraphy pens since before he was born. his way to show off expertise. it's worried that the proper accurate depiction of the traditional characters used in taiwan is under threat. >> people write on computers. they don't do any writing anymore. they lack basic practice. when they try to write, they just don't know how. >> to read and write to a high standard, you need to memorize around 8,000 individual characters. to allow such a huge vo cab larry to be written electronically, and shortcuts on screens have been developed. for those worried about the loss
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of handwriting, they work almost too well. >> the difficulty stems from the easy to type characters. you input a sim bam related to the pronunciation and from that you can choose from dozens of characters recognizing and choose can a character is very different from writing it from scratch, stroke by stroke. >> to prove the point, we approached people in this mark asking them to write a simple every day phrase with an add mittly tricky second character >> g the word mean to go sneerning unseen a smart phone is sneaked in the test. one of the 10 people we approached got it right. some were too embarrassed even to try? >> sorry, sorry, sorry. i forgot how to ride. >> taiwan prides itself for their heritage. so, if this is
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the last bastion of traditional written chinese, what happens if succeeding generations forget how to write it by hand? >> by writing in traditional characters we may understand the story of how they evolved. retained. so when children learn to write the characters they gain a deeper understanding of the culture. >> children do learn thousands of characters as they make their way through school. but as they move in adulthood from paper to screen those skills are harder to preserve. holding okay to them has been part of master kuar's life work. he says they have to be taught the basic strokes and only then the artistry. it's doing his best to pass on his knowledge. his children and grandchildren now work in the family business. harry fa should sett. tie pay. >> one year after the mysterious disappearance, families of those
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on board mh-370, hope they closer to finding out the truth, plus plus: >> reporter: i am nicole in kabul. why conservationists are struggling to save the country's cultural heritage. one driver sees his wins of winning the rally of mexico sink quite literally. richard will be here for all of the details. ♪
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finding common ground at peace talks in morocco. eight were killed on friday by isil fighters near dullas in libya. given the go-ahead to investigate dozens of politicians accused of taking bribes in response for taking bribes from petro gras. >> a vigil after the disappearance of mh-370. the jet disappeared offafter takeoff with 239 people on board. until kuala lumpur.
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there are still so many unanswered questions. what are the malaysian authorities saying? >> the real question many people who have been speaking to us over the past few weeks has been: why? where? and how? nobody knows where this plane is on lands or at sea. we are less than five hours away from the very moment when mh-370 pushed back from kuala lumpur took off and it was within those very first few hours as it headed towards vietnam that it lost radar contact with the towers and was never seen again. it certainly hasn't been for 12 months. so many questions and simmering anger, not just here in malaysia for the families that have been waiting to hear news of their loved ones on the plane but also, many families across the world in china, australia,
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indonesia, ukraine, russia who all have relatives on that plane. on saturday i managed to speak to malaysia's transport minister, to pose questions about where and what could have happened to the plane how long the search would continue. the families those on mh-370, who need closure. >> it's the only way to remember those still missing. major have gathered in public areas like this to pray sing and show their support for family and friends of those lost on mh-370. an interim report has yet to be presented to a public that is demanding answers. >> the rim primary suggested at one stage during the last 12 months in an open press conference that the plane had been taken over yet at the beginning of this year we see a statement from the department of
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civil aviation saying it was an accident, yet we have no evidence of where plane is the black box recorder or any wreckage. how could such statements be made? are. >> i think we must understand the destinations and acknowledgement after the period, we have to acknowledge the plane launched. hoved ones on mh-370. sara batch is still waiting to hear from her partnership pillhillip wood. >> as far as we can see from what has happened throughout the situation, there is abject corruption and incompetence at the highest levels. and i am very clear to separate that from the average malaysian or employee.
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i think that they are victims in this and have done their best. >> she is not the only one looking for answers. this malaysia airlines pilot who is whose identity we hid for security reasons reflected the feeling of many in the aviation industry. >> we are asking what happened what actually happened why it happened and why malaysian airline. >> that's the question everybody is asking. why us? >> ally people can do is show support. they pray and sing and light candles. hoping that the light they hold will guide mh-370 back home to malaysia. >> theso how long is the search and recovery operation likely to last? presumably it can't go on indefinitely. >> in the last word we have
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heard from the australian authorities they may wind down the operation from their point of view. they spent millions of dollars in the search in cooperation with the malaysian authorities. the ask i requested the transport minister were what would he do in that case? he said he hasn't had any formal notification from the australians they were about to wind down the operation or give them a date but if that was the date, there were several other pers already involved such as china and the other economic bloc here in the association of southeast asian countries. indonesia, the philippines, even vietnam may step up to the mark with funds to try to find plane. 60 ,000 kilometers are being searched.
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the minister said if nothing is found, he would go back to the experts to see if they should move to, to another area of the ocean and start the search there there. frustrated airline passengers in nepal have been given some encouraging news after being stranded for the past four days. katmandu airport is expected to reopen after a turkish airlines jet ran off of the runway. airlines are waiting for the go ahead to rescue thousands of stranded ticket holdsers. experts say it's likely colorean was used in three communities last year. a draft agreement was reached. james bays reports from new york. >> a rare moment a new security
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council resolution on syria is passed condemning chlorine attacks and promising to take action if they continue. china and russia supported it. only venzuela abstained. the resolution doesn't say which side was responsible for the chlorine attacks but for some there was no doubt. let's ask ourselves: who has helicopters in syria? certainly not the opposition. only the regime does. we have seen them use their helicopters in countsless other attacks on innocent syrians using barrel bombs. >> that led to a stormy row after one of the council members had agreed to a new resolution. russia said the ocpw report contained subjective evidence perhaps, the ambassador said at a time when helicopters just happened to be flying in the area. then he added this. >> we provide the technical details and it's easier for colleagues to say we know it's
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the government that's responsible. can we work like this in the security council? no. don't protect the terrorists. >> the u.s. demanded a right to reply. >> it is a little strange to take away one party's entire stockpile of chemical weapons in the wake of a monstrous attack and later claim that the party whose cremhemical weapons you have taken away is not complicated in that attack. asked to speak again. >> it's very strange that the united states said that the utes of chemical weapons by the government of syria was a red line and it could cause the united states to use force and yet, after the events of the 21st of august they didn't do that. so the government of assad did not cross this red line. the president of the united states said this was a red line and didn't do anything. >> can the security council take action if there are further chlorine attacks?
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the new resolution said that's a possibility but you have to look at that row to indicate how unlikely it is they reached an agreement identifying the perpetrators. james bays al jazeera, at the united nations. destruction of museum pieces in mosul and the looting of it an tickquities by is ill have refocused the world on protecting cultural history. in kabul, it's something afghanistan has struggled with for many years. >> reporter: it takes a light touch to paifshlth remove centuries of dust. this is part of a world painting from bivi a. n province once home to the giant buddhist statues. >> zaga has lived through 30 years of war but he says his passion for preserving cultural artifacts has never wavered. >> when the russians came we moved the museum pieces to the king king's house. then during civil war the staff
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couldn't get to the museum. third tragedy was after 2001. everyone knows what happened then. >> what happened was the taliban blew up ancient statues of buddha. the largest over 50 meters high. >> the taliban controls large parts of the countryside. the threat to afghanistan's cultural history hasn't gone away. if doesn't allow cameras into the storeroom. it doesn't want the taliban finding out what pieces it has from the buddhist period. >> the museum has over 40,000 pieces to catalogue. it's taken almost five years to get 90% of it done. it's mohammed raze's job to photograph them all. >> the artifacts aren't kept in proper conditions. the storeroom doesn't have a humid fire. we need more sophisticated
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equipment. >> thins men are pangs takingly restoring carveings wiping away the grime from intricate engravings. it's skilled work. the conserveationists are missing carpentry tools and a device to hold the panels in place. what they may need more than anything is some electricity. nicole johnston al jazeera, kabul. . >> according to the malstenian authority, more than a third of married women victims of domestic violence. a report from meth lee hem on why many women are afraid to speak out. >> this is nadvia. it's not her real name. she is a palestinian victim of domestic violence first at the hands of her ex-husband and her brother after she got divorced. >> one day my ex hust kept beating me with it in front of me children because i had an
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argument with my sisters in law. i was hesitant to leave, but i could no longer tolerate the pressure i was under. >> nadia has been living in the state-run safe house for almost a year. it's been even longer since she has seen her three children. she said she needs to work on herself before reconnecting with them. this is one of 3 shelters in the occupied west bank for female victims of domestic violence. >> in the past year there have bern at least 400 cases of severe acts of violence against women in the palestinian territories including 16 murders. a major problem is the women's relucktants to come forward and seek help. more than two-thirds of battered women prefer to remain silent and less than one person seek help at shelters like this one. the patriarchal and conservative nature leaves many facing violence in their homes with limited options. a woman who accuses her husband from violence is frowned upon.
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sowa is a call center that offers signage logical support to callers across the palestinian territories. >> there are women who have reached the decision to call and ask forb help. there are those who are still in a dilemma wondering whether they should call. society views domestic violence as a family problem where we view it as a social problem. >> the bureau of statistics says 30% of the women in the pal tin january territories suffered from domestic violence. the rate is much higher in the gaza strip where it's 58% and is attributed in part to the difficult living conditions there. >> domestic violence is linked to the bombardments. the home has become a domain for anger and disputes. the man uses violence against a woman and the woman may use violence against children. this way, the cycle of violence aren'ts everyone. >> in recent years, efforts have
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been made to help battered women choosing to break the cycle of violence remains a difficult decision. be-lee hem in the occupied west bank. >> a gun and grenade attack on a nightclub in mali has killed five people. police say three europeans including a french national and two locals were killed in the capital. two arrests have been made after government stormed the club popular with expats on saturday night. the french president denounced the attack as cowardly. 32 witch doctors have been arrested on the killing of alb i & o people. 4 were sentenced for a murder of an alb i & o woman t which believe the body parts of alb i & o s has special powers. >> china is preparing to take h.i.v. testing into the classroom. the government is offering
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voluntary testing in all high schools. carried out an overwhelming 76% of teens supported the idea. erica wood supports in joehannes johannesburg. >> reporter: south africa's children learn about the dangers of hiv at an early age. it's crucial in a country where more than 6 million people are living with the virus out of a total population of 51 million. until terms of numbers, it's the world's worst affected nation. as a mom for a 12-year-old boy wants him to be well informed. >> i think it's very important that our children are educated they know what hiv is, they know the dangers. they know how to look after themselves as well. >> but he said getting sex education from his mom is uncomfortable. >> i think i would be absent from school because it's kind of weird to hear your mom talk about it. >> lessons about hiv is only
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part of the picture. teenagers wants to be tested to see if they already have the virus, they have to go to a clinic. this public health researcher says the teenagers she talked to tell her that's not an option they are comfortable with. >> taking it the opportunity is not offering them the privacy. they say your mom, the lady next dorseys you because there is so much stigma, you know attached to h.i.v. testing. >> more than three-quarters of teenagers she has surveyed said they would rather be tested in school. the ministry of education has taken a cautious approach to the issue of testing. he said counselors must be part of the
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process. restaurants are closed in the capitol in 2015. keep watch to go find out why.
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>> pakistan has a world record as 1992 champs surprise south africa. all of the details in sport. ♪
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welcome back. in the 25 moscow wid 11,000 eating establishments. problems in the wider economy are taking their toll. it's feared a quarter of those restaurants could close this year. rory challands reports from the
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russian capitol. >> babina makes a fine pizza and good pasta, too, for that matter. for 11 years, it has been serving moskovites food. the perfect storm of economic factors have taken a toll: factors like the inflation caused by a weakened rubal. >> this is italian cuisine. after the embargo, everything became expensive. also, the rain. since the first of january, they have raided two and a half times. >> for svetlana, it's a crushingly sad moment. this was a family restaurant. >> can you imagine what this means for our staff? it has gone from waiters to managers. we are closing with tears in our eyes. >> it's not just mamina pasta.
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these are tough times for lots of moscow restaurants. a number of industry experts are predicting that a quarter of all of the capitol eateries will shut doors in 2015. restaurant owners like her are saying with russia's worsening economic situations, eating habits are caging. more seem to be sharing food rather than ordering their own and drinking water rather than ordering alcohol. in short, they are spending less. but the situation isn't as bad as all that say some in the business. yes, times are tough, but tough times result in better business models. >> the market has to renew itself anyway. businessmen should look for new market models. if something doesn't work you have to find another way. it's very sad that some people lose their businesses because they can't fulfill their obligations, pay their salaries or rent. >> not much counselation for
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svetlana as if she can'tif she can find a smaller place, she will reopen. if not, it's finito for ma'amma pasta. >> time for the sport now. here is rich. >> thanks. we are going to start with the cricket world cup. akmed led pakistan's battling efforts scoring a runnable 49. they reduced their innings to 47 overs. they stumbled to 175 for 5 before a rapid 22 from fridi helped them reach 222. south africa struggled in response, collapse to go 102 for 6, kept their chase alive with 77 of 58 balls, but he fell 23 still needed. wickett keeper akmed took an odi world record equaling six dismissals and south africa were all out for 202. >> look i think we still need to be able to get to the
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quarterfinals. but, yeah, we started playing cricket. some aggressive cricket, which i think pakistan cricket is known for in the past. and started finding the right combination. people started believing in themselves, started trusting their abilities, i think this was a key. well over in hobart there is another match going on right now. century from ed joyce, 97 from andy balbani held ireland post 331 for zimbabwe. zimbabwe's response they are currentlying 255 for 5 with less than nine overs remaining. rory mcelroy let his frustrations get the better of him at the] dmip florida. the worldnu 1 has missed thehod classic and was 11 shots adrift after day 1 and after pulling
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his sfroech shot into the water on the 8th hole mcelroy threw his club in the lake. he did recover to post a second round of 70 to go one under overall. eight strokes behind the leader j.b. holmes. >> felt good at the time. yeah. i mean like i just let frustration get the better of me. it was heat of the moment. if it hadn't been any other club i probably wouldn't have but yeah, there was a split second there. i was like should i? shouldn't i? whatever. yeah. looking back at it, it isn't one of my proudest moments but i walked away with a bogey and regrouped and did okay from then. >> italy t -- clubs have agreed to give him $5 million in emergence certificate funding to help them finish their season.
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parma's debts are estimated a $200 million. they have been sold twice already this season. players haven't been paid and their past two games were postponed because the club couldn't afford basic services. they are expected to play at at atlanta on sunday. >> we voted and have adopted a document that concerns the availability of the league to evaluate and analyze how to support parma to continue in the championship. this has been done where the situation developed or the appointment of a trustee in bankruptcy managing the club to the end of the season. >> europe's top governing body set up a football league in crimea. uafa has been visiting. in december they had ruled crimean clubs would not be allowed to compete in the russian league. the new league could start as
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early as august. tennis news now. in serbian, they need one more to win their davis krupp. they lead 2-love in the best of five encounter. world number 1 novak djokovic gave them a winning start by beating delich 6-3, 6-2, 6-4. djokovic helped win the davis cup back in 2010. it's all square between canada and japan in vancouver. the u.s. open chick ora won against posti isil to make it 1-1. nba and eastern conference
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cavaliers. >> mexico was interrupted with an incident that saw hopes of one driver quite literally sink. he and to lose control and plunge his car into a lake. the driver did manage to escape to safety and they were unhurt. unsurprisingly he has retired from the rally. that's all of the sport for now. >> when you get that sinking feeling, isn't it? you know it's all over. thanks very much for that. more news coming up here on al jazeera. but for me and richard and all of the team bye for now. ♪
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. >> repelling size backed by coalition air, pushing back the group from the town of al bag daddy. hello. i am martin dennis. welcome to "al jazeera america" in doha in the program: libya's rival government gets closer to a deal to end the violence as isil-linked fighters carry out another attack. >> dozens of brazilian politicians accused of taking bribes in exchange for oil contracts. how a weakening russian economy means