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. . >> and duties of every kenyan, in those areas that have received less recognition and support from past governments are a constitution and government have made provisions. a large amount of financial resources are provided. we are one. i urge all my brothers and sisters in the affected regions and across the country to not
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allow those who hide and abet the terrorists to compromise and even destroy the development that are fast growing in your areas. there is more infrastructure being built than ever before. more of your children are being enrolled in schools and colleges, more services are being delivered and economic transformation of the country will benefit you your descendants, as they will all kenyans. the terrorist promise only death, poverty and terror. i'm certain that your choice as expressed in your determination to work with the government to defeat them, will be for development and progress. through the pain and anger that we are all feeling we must all come to the painful realization that evil with its persistent
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desire to destroy and undermine needs succeed only once for every 100 attempts that we foil. one chance is all they need to release their barbaric slaughter upon our people and children. our security demands continue with the daunting task of identifying, separating, and tracking and deterring the enemy. not only in kenya but in somalia, along side our african international partners. that's why i'm calling on all leaders at all levels of government in civil society and in the political opposition to speak in an united voice that reflects the importance of sustaining this initiative. all leaders should treat national security as a subject that demands the weightiest of
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consideration. fellow kenyans, since independence kenya has has embraceed its diversity. it has been embraced in law and deep tolerance amongst our people. it is a point of pride for our nation and the source of great strength against adversity. i personally believe that islam is a religion of peace and tolerance the vast majority of muslims in kenya and throughout the world uphold. however, the time has come for us to be honest with ourselves and, indeed each other. radicalization that breeds terrorism is not conducted in the bush at night.
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it occurs in the full gray of day. in homes in. >> deeply embedded in our communities, and were seen previously as ordinary harmless
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people. we will not allow them to continue their lives as normal. the full force of the law will be brought to bear with even greater intenseity than has been the case in previous years. during the state of nation address and on many occasions before then i spoke of the pervasive threat of corruption as a people. what else but corruption of the worst and most criminal kind for kenyans to finance hide, and recruit on behalf of al-shabab al-shabab. >> the attack was an attack on humanity the words there of the kenyan president as he addresses his people following an attack on garissa university, which killed 148 people. he went on to say our forefathers bled and died for this nation, and we'll do everything to protect our way of
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life. he vowed a campaign against radicalization saying the full force of law will be brought to bear. and of course he speaks on the day of which the number of arrests went up following that attack. five people, we understand, being held in custody. a day in which the group, which is responsible for that attack al-shabab, the somali based group vowed to carry out more assaults. al jazeera's katherine soy joins us now from garissa. katherine very clear that they're trying to frame this as not a fight over involvement in somalia, but a fight perhaps for civilization? >> he said this is, again a fight against people who are in season i can't kenya they say
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the government will fight them. he talked about radicalization. that is a very serious issue. i've talked to many people here in garissa and they say a lot of youth--the recruitment exercises that are going on. the youth are jobless. >> katherine does that indicate a new campaign against some parts of the muslim community when he's talking about mosques and asking openly where are the parents and where are the community leadership? >> absolutely. there is a lot of people that we talk to are saying that most of
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the radicalization, most of this ideology is being taught in mosques in madrasas in some of these areas. you talk to muslims here, and you talk to somalis here, they're saying that he's mosques that they're talking about. the government is talking about them. they are known. the sheiks that are being talked about that are radicalizing and teaching ideologies that are not correct. the government must know ask why are these people not apprehend ed. why can the government not contain the situation with their known intelligence? >> all right catherine soi. thanks for that. let's shift over to another hot topic.
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the discussion is to be centered around a russian proposal to halt the fighting to bring in humanitarian aid. on the ground houthi rebels are backing up loyalists in the southern city of aden. they're being supported by saudi reps in aden. much of it is centered around the craten district. to the east where fighters linked with the former president ali abdullah saleh has taken control of much of thier. tribal fighters are now trying to force them out. >> the streets have become a battleground. and the people of this port city are caught in the cross fire. >> aden has been without water for the past 20 hours or so. also, power supplies have been cut off from the district of crater after going through an intense battle on thursday.
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it is getting more difficult in hospitals as well where doctors have these shortages of supplies that cannot treat their injured. and a lot of people are dying in hospitals as well. >> days of fighting has destroyed much of the city center. the battles are fierce. hotels are overwhelmed and the people are desperate for help. >> we urge all countries and organizations to help us. we need them to help aden and we declare aden a disaster zone. >> forces loyal to president abd rabbuh mansur hadi are struggling to cope. the saudi-led coalition has crowd weapons and ammunition and support hadi forces besieged by houthi fighters.
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>> we thank the saudi nation and our brothers for dropping supplies. >> along the course to the east fighters allied with toppleed president storm the jail on thursday and freed visitors. some of those fighters are known to be former members of al-qaeda. they now control parts of mukalla a military base. there are reports that tribesmen in the area are mobilizing forces to drive them out. taking off from a military base in southern saudi arabia, coalition forces continue to bomb houthi fighters and their allies. a number of airstrikes force rebels to leave their presidential balance has just 24 hours after they captured it. forces loyal to president hadi may be increasingly well equipped. but those loyal to former president ali abdullah saleh
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remain strong, too. as the battle for aden and all of yemen could be a strong one. >> call forgive an immediate cease-fire in yemen. it says it's negotiating with all parties in the country and quote, hopeful of getting clearances of aid delivery by sunday. >> we have not yet been able to get in the medical supplies that we need in order to distribute them to the hospitals and also the ministry of health so that they reach all the health clinics and those who need it. in sanaa we've not been able to receive those supplies. we're still negotiating and talking with those concerned and we have hopes that it may
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happen. but at this date we have not received it yet. >> houthi rebels are reported to have freed,er more than 300 prisoners in the southern city. mohammed while all the focus has been on aden in the last few days today we're seeing movement in places like vlla, and in remote provinces. tell us what is going on. >> what is going on is a hit-and-run situation between the two warring sides. we've seen them changing hands in a few days between the houthis and the tribal at the same time. we have a report of the houthies being in the center of the city, and frees prisoners from the
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prison. and it's a indication that these this is far from being decide who had is winning fighters loyal to ali abdullah saleh they seize part of the city. >> without much of a fight or much resistence, the reports say, from the army there. >> that is a clear indication that the army has moved away from those bases and left it for those fighters. that's a pattern we've seen many times in this war. we've learned that the troops of ali abdullah saleh just by opening the gates for the houthies or leaving the areas in control for the houthies, and we're seeing the same pattern in mukalla. and they also have connections with a branch of al-qaeda. >> it's a bit of a game that ali
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abdullah saleh is praying playing here. ali abdullah saleh is also accused of being allied with the houthis. it's a game of trying to play everyone else off of their own interests. >> he is a master. ali abdullah saleh has been playing this game for years. it's very well-known that he had connections with his own branch of al-qaeda that many times he announced that he killed some of their leaders because the americans were paying money for that. and a few months later they showed up in places in yemen and that happened many times. so jail breaks, and the most outstanding one in 2006 when al-qaeda leaders including the man who became later the whole al-qaeda in yemen. they made a break from jail and
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it was clear that somebody from outside-- >> they had a hand in this. an interesting place to keep an eye on is the u.n. security council where russia is getting active. tell us more about that. >> well, russia during the last few years has shown its alliance with iran clearly in respect to syria and many other places. when i was in aden just a couple of weeks ago they sent their ambassador to aden and sent their support of president hadi. now we've seen reports talking about russia either asking for a cease-fire or even reports talking about russia helping ali abdullah saleh and houthi rebels not confirmed but there are reports that russia is trying to counter balance the efforts of saudi arabia and it's
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allies to put an end to houthis in the country. russia is showing probably that it is dark to square one in its alliance with iran, and that they are probably trying to help ali abdullah saleh. we have robles that probably they're going to help him out of the country if he wants to leave the country. >> a lot of players in what we could call this a game were it not for the fact that a lot of people are suffering. thank you so much for bringing perspective into this mohammed vall. syrian fighters from the islamic state in iraq and the levant have taken over of the yarmouk refugee camp. the camp is mostly inhabited by palestinian refugees. the observatory for human rights say that isil now controls 70% of the area. isil's reported to be supported by fighters from the rival armed group al nusra front. stephanie dekker reports from beirut. >> this is the closest that isil
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has managed to get to the syrian capital of damascus. yarmouk lies 7 to 10 kilometers away from the capital and people are hugely concerned about this. we have spoken to people who came here from damascus to beirut because that highway is open and they're telling us that they're afraid to go back at the moment. it is a fluid situation but certainly the presence of isis so close to the capital is hugely concerning and the flight of yarmouk. yarmouk is a camp that has been under siege for two years. and the people there are fully dependent on hands outs. they have no water electricity or food. there has been a sporadic trickle of aid coming into the camp but now in the fighting's fourth day nothing has managed to come in.
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>> palestine liberation organization has called on the united nations and the syrian government to get the refugees out of the camp immediately. in this statement the plo said that the priority must be to save the palestinian refugee camp by creating a safe panels for them out of the deathtrap that al yarmouk has become, and this humanitarian disaster is a further reminder of the need to realize the inalienable right of return for all palestinian refugees. >> forced to work without pay in indonesia. struggles break out between rival protesters in australia. and in sport the stand out for the pre-match billing. we have that coming up.
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>> to iraq where many buildings have been looted and set on fire since the army reclaim the city of tikrit from isil. 400 houses and 500 shops have been attacked since thursday. shia militias are being blamed. >> isil may have been pushed out of tikrit but there is still evidence of violence on the streets. it is one neighborhood where people say they have witnessed shia militias looting buildings. on friday the prime minister said that the military would start arresting people of these kinds of crimes continued. >> militias have no room for any government group in iraq. this is totally unacceptable to us. >> shia groups operating under the collective name of militias have been fighting along the iraqi army. initially they backed away before a deal was made between the prime minister and u.s. to
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stop targets in the area. but there are reports that militiamen found ways to claim their part in the victory over isil in the sunni-majority city. but they say it was the head of the mill is a shade it was not his men. >> we reject any slogans or banners of a sectarian nature. those hoisting sectarian banners are willing to undermine the victory we won. they're infiltrators against iraq and it's social fabric. we cannot give them a chance. the people graffitiing the walls are no less of a threat to us than isil. >> isil are openly loots and destroying buildings in other parts of iraq. this video appears to show fighters of the world heritage site of hatra. a 2,000-year-old city. itsurvived a roman invasion but may not make it through it this one. iraqis have been scrambling to
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save parts of their culture. this man would take a manuscript from the province when isil started approaching. >> we'll keep them here until the crisis is over. until the crisis is over. >> the archbishop of the monstery said that the books are more than financially valuable. they help to teach the language that they're written in. caroline playing field loan, al jazeera. >> a group calling itself reclaim australia has held rallies across the country protesting what it calls islamic extremism. they fought with counter protesters who claim that the group is anti-islam and racist. >> they promised peaceful demonstrations. but when confronted by people who call them racist violence
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broke out in melbourne. policemen, women and horses forcebly separating those rallying against islam from those condemning them as racist bigots. >> they have an issue with the people that they don't even understand. they just fear them. as australians we're supposed to be a welcoming people. >> just over three months ago martin place in sydney was filled with flowers laid in memory of those who died in a siege in a nearby cafe. on saturday, this, that same square was chosen as the site for that city's anti-islam protest. >> just the muslims around the world planning attacks saying no to islam no to extremists here. >> 300 million extremist muslims who are dedicated to the down
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fall of western civilization. >> it had expected to be the biggest rally but rain kept the numbers down. >> there are quite a few of people who came together in the rain to, in their words reclaim australia. >> moring fromsflags and more rhetoric. >> for those who want to destroy australia and our freedom. >> counter demonstrations were almost as large. australia is not having a crisis crisis but the protests are a sign of fear and growing discontent. andrew thomas, al jazeera, sydney. >> in india-administered kashmir hundreds of thousands of people have had their livelihoods destroyed by flood. they're hoping of what happened in september where 300 people
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died. >> nursing his almond orchard back to good health. weeks of snow and rain have destroyed at least half of his crop. the orchards were also affected by widespread flooding in the region seven months ago. >> i've suffered a lot this year but i'm still working hard. i hope merchants will give me an advance and banks will help me with loans. >> these rolling hills that he calls home are famous for nuts, apples and apricots. but or hard owners fear a sharp decrease in production as they face consecutive seasons ever hardship. >> hundreds of thousands of people in indian-administered kashmir have been hit hard by last year's catastrophic floods and this latest bout of bad whether. many have had to find ways to live and work in difficult
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conditions. this is the second time in less than a year thattaltally mu homicide natoo homes was inundated with water from a nearby lake. he lost work when one of his looms was submerged. but he said he had no compose but to carry on. >> the weather may have effected how much i can earn but i'll keep trying to support my family. >> having endured months of uncertainty this community of carpet weavers is getting back to work. it's unclear when this water will drain away. but few can afford to wait. and some say that it it's this eagerness to rebuild that will quicken the pace of the region's recovery. >> my own conviction and my own thought and along with me and most in the administration think that we've got it in us to cope
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with these events, to cope with these circumstances. however adverse they may. >> they accept adversity as part of their daily lives and he's confident that his orchards will bloom again. al jazeera indian-administered kashmir. >> well still ahead on the show. >> an u.s. man finally free after spend spending 30 years on death row for a crime he did not commit. and getting homeless people off the streets. in sports tiger woods makes a decision whether he'll compete at next week's masters.
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meanwhile there has been heavy fighting in the city of aden. isil's reported to be supported by fighters from rival armed groups al nusra front. three days of national mourning has been declared in kenya after an attack on an university in garissa thursday. the president asked for help to fight the armed group. let's go to tom ackerman in washington, d.c. where is this meeting head. >> we're not sure. the russian mission said that the draft resolution that they will be introducing for--again, this is consultations in a closed meeting so we won't know the actual back and forth unless people come out of that meeting
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and discuss it afterwards. but according to the russians this would provide for regular mandatory humanitarian forces by the saudi-led coalition in its airstrikes in that territory. and of course, we also haven't heard from reaction from the saudis although the russian spokesman at the u.n. said that the asian representative has been in discussions or has contacted the saudi ambassador there to see what his response is. as yet of course the saudi government says that it is not the time for any kind of a pause in the operations. the air operations. and, of course, as of late thursday the united states said it was prepared to help these saudis with logistical supports by providing them with refueling capacity outside yemeni air space.
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so it's really ambiguous right now as to whether and how far this resolution by the russians will get in the security council council. >> lgbt, all right we'll have to touch basis in a little bit. tom ackerman there. now hundreds of fishermen have been rescued from isolated islands in indonesia where they've been living as slaves. there are 4,000 people who have been trafficked from myanmar and other countries. they have been taken to the island of tuol. >> 390 fishermen from myanmar and cambodia mostly are arriving here in the eastern part of indonesia. they have been rescued by the ministry of fishery from forced labor and slavery. they're all victims of human trafficking. they were sold by an agent in thailand to this company here in indonesia to work on fishing
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vessels, some for many, many years. they were not allowed to go home. they were all abused. they were all suffering from lack of food, from lack of sleep, and they had to work on very difficult conditions. the government has decided to take them away from the place where they were being held for such a long time because they worry about their safety after they had been speaking out to the press and to the government. now they will be brought here to this port and being questioned once again. they are all documented to find evidence for all these harsh allegations, and then all these people will be handed over to their responsible governments of cambodia myanmar and thailand. this is only one small group of a very big group who is still most of them are out there at sea somewhere and nobody knows yet where they are. >> now myanmar's opposition leader aung san suu u kyi has
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spoken out. suu kyi had been held under house arrest for many years. >> the playing field has not been level. the administration is engaging in acts that are discriminatory so we can't say that it's fair so far. i don't think we can guarantee fair elections. >> in the six years since bangladesh's ruling party came to town, 172 of its leaders and activists have been killed. it's because of violence among their political allyies. in the report those who die in the fight for power end up as victims, too. >> this woman saw a man running
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towards her house. it was a merges bearing terrible news. her husband was dead, shot by men believed to have been hired by rival politicians. >> my husband became very popular very fast. there were a lot of people who were jealous of how popular he was with the public. they couldn't stand it. that's why they killed him. >> the man accused of killing him belonged to the same political party as the dead mayor. one of the accused is the brother of a former minister. >> he was gunned down here outside the local party office. he became one of at least 115 ruling party men who had been killed since coming into power in 2009. in bangladesh violence in politics is not just directed at opposition activists. internal
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power struggles have left 13,000 injured. violence in politics, it's always been there. it's not just oppositional activist who is are involved in violence. but what is important is that we prosecute them when they commit wrongdoing. >> his brother is now the new mayor. he travels with escorts for protection. >> for now i'm fine. everyone has to die some day. in the meantime i take as much precaution as i need for my safety. >> what will kamal tries to continue his political work, he's faced with a similar task, raising her children who barely remember their father. for her it's a daily struggle.
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al jazeera bangladesh. >> people living in one of rio day gentleman nery reowes biggest slums have fought with police over the death of a ten-year-old boy. police shot and killed the boy during an operation targeted drug traffickers on thursday. the officers involved have been suspended. a major recovery operation is underway in chile following floods and mudslides. at least 23 people have been killed in around 57 are still missing. the flash flood started last week in the normally arid north home to the world's dryest desert. the province was among the hardest hit with rivers of mud covering many of its streaks. over 5,000 people are living in shelter. a major fire has destroyed the general electric plant in the u.s. state of kentucky. a pillar of black smoke could be seen across the city of louisville. workers at the site are now worried about their jobs.
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>> from the air smoke and flames billow from the side line. a huge blaze tears apart at the general electric warehouse that makes plastic parts for alliances. this the biggest fire that hit the metropolitan area of over a million people. >> there is always risk to our health and safety. right now since we're on the defensive of operations we're not on air so we're being exposed to some of the products that you see here. >> the fumes were determined later not to be toxic and miraculously no one was injured in the fire. but 3,000 employees are left to wonder if the blaze not only took their building but their jobs as well. like sarah who worked at the plant for three years and her husband met her at the scene. >> she called me, saying ramón,
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my job is on fire. what? it's on fire? what happened? i don't know. >> it's not good. we can't get in there. no money. >> this fire was so big it took more than 200 firefighters eight hours to get the blaze contained. but this was a city not only dealing with this but another disaster as well. heavy rain brought severe flooding to the city, turning roads into lakes and rivers and hundreds of people had to be rescued. >> since last night when i got off work different areas around the city is flooded. just about everywhere there is a flood zone is flooded. >> the calls to rescue people stretch firefighters thin as they battle the blaze at the same time in a city battered by a double dose of water and fire all in one day. a day most people here were glad
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to put behind them. gabriel elizondo al jazeera. >> a man in alabama has been freed after spending 30 years on death row. he was convicted of the 1985 killings of two fast food outlet managers. newthey would review new evidence. his conviction was overturned last year. >> they had every intention of executing me for something that i didn't do. for all those who say they believe in justice this is the case to start showing it. i shouldn't have sat on death row for 30 years. all they had to do was test the gun. >> a new way to tackle the homeless problem. los angeles is trying to get people off the street by providing them a place to live and support services under one
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roof. >> for food and for other things but-- >> it's not a mansion but it's home. >> the bathroom is the biggest thing that you miss when you're homeless. >> t.j. who asked that we not us his last name, was once tens of thousands of people in los angeles who lived on the streets or in homeless shelters. >> i tried to keep living day by day. i couldn't think of a plan to get myself better because i was busy trying to get sleep for that day food for that day. >> now t.j. has a new life in an apartment building in downtown l.a. it's a new approach to an old problem. the residents not only get a space to call their own. but there is also an onsight clinic for medical problems, mental health and addiction counselors exercise classes art, around education groups. it's called permanent supportive housing. >> people who live here are
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tenants, they are residents. they may rent. they have a key to their apartment. there is no time limit of how long they can stay. that's up to them. we have built into the structure on site services where they can get medical attention mental health services, whatever they need to become stabilized. >> it's not cheap. this is a $40 million project funded by state local and private sector money. but in the end supportive housing has been shown to reduce costs to tax payers. los angeles county estimates each chronically homeless person uses $75,000 per year in hospital emergency room stays and public services. >> when people move into supportive housing their hospitalizations the days hospitalized and emergency room visits go down 77%. >> the less tangible benefits
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are just as large. >> it's hard to put it into words i feel normal again. i feel human again. i feel capable of living life again. >> a new chance at life in a place called home. rob recommends, reynolds, al jazeera los angeles. >> why this player is hitting new heights in the nba.
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>> welcome back. now the lynx has not been seen in the wild in britain for 1400 years, but now it may be making a comeback. a british conservation group is trying to reintroduce them back into the u.k. forests. some hope that the cats will help control feral rabbits and deer. >> the wild lynx once stalked medieval britain in abundance. not one of the fewnow one of the few places to see them is behind bars. they feed on rabbit and deer. conservationss say that they are overrunning the environment and damaging ecosystems.
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>> we killed every single last one and we have a moral obligation to bring these animals back. >> it is believed the last time these amazing creatures roamed britain's woodland was roughly around the year 600 a.d. long before modern britain even existed. of course, during that time the country has changed immensely with the increase in agriculture and farming. but there are, of course, some concerns that the reintroduction of these amazing predators could well upset the balance. this is is is wood land in norfolk, one of three planned introduction sites. but it borders a pig operation. farmers fear their livestock will be an easy lunch for a hungry wildcat. >> each one of these piglets is worth about £40 at four weeks of
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age. just imagine if a lynx were taking one or two an evening. that's an incredible amount of money that we would lose on an annual basis. >> but they can also say that they may protect the livestock by taking care of fox numbers and deer. ecologists have promised to compensate for loss of livestock. if given the green light as many as six wild lynx will be released to prowl britain's forest once more. >> three rhinos were poached in south africa every day. now a woman-only team of rangers have cut poaching in krueger
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national park by 75%. a major success when the black market for horns have been booming. we have more from the krueger national park. >> they're called the black mambas after south africa's most dangerous snake, and these women are striking fear into the hearts of poachers in one of the world's most endangered animals. >> we want the next generation to see the rhinos. >> they sweep for traps and snares and border the border. the game park's first line of detection and defense. >> nothing at at moment. >> message complete. thank you. >> this is what the black mambos are trying to protect. there are only 20,000 of these white ryan knows left in exist sentence in the wild, and much
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of their population is here. this park is privately owned and lies on the western edge of krueger marble park. between 2012 and 2013 it lost 12 rhinos. much of it is caused by foreigners. >> the poachers are almost seen as heroes. they're bringing money into the communities, and the social upliftment program like this hopefully will change that around. >> is far is good. in the two years since the black mambas started patrol, poaching has been cut by 75%. but they also serve as environmental ambassadors, spreading the anti-poaching message. >> they're trying to change the attitudes of the local communities that poach something a bad thing.
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we don't want that. not happening here. >> before becoming black mambo they have helped ryan rhinos. >> we're not afraid of them. >> there are plans to recruit 12 more women. and soon there will be more black mambs to fear. al jazeera, south africa. >> all right let's find out who is scoring all the goals with robin here. >> thank you very much. arsenal breathed new life into the english premier league campaign with a comprehensive dismantleing. going late in the first half in an eight minute period produced three top class goals.
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arsenal would take the comfortable advantage going into the break. it ended 4-1 to arsenal. chelsea who play stoke. he has not played a competitive round of golf in two months but that will not stop tiger woods. he announced he will make his return at the first major championship of the year. he decided to take an indefinite break in february until he could play at a competitive level. he has also had problems with a back injury. at augusta earlier this week.
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he has won the masters on four occasions. he won his officers major taking the title by an enormous 12 strokes. he was only 21 when did he that, and he is still the youngest masters champion. his return comes as no surprise to his rivals. >> the masters is one that we dream of as a kid. that's tough to miss. i can't imagine anyone would miss it if they were physically able to play. he has had such a short game and great game throughout his career. i think it will be an easy fix. i think his game will be sharp. and mickelson who you just heard s a three-time winner at augusta. he's warping up at the houston open where he sank three bird puts on friday for and under par
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round of 67, one stroke behind leader andrew putnam. serena williams will be on court in just over an hour from now. she's taking on suarez navarro from spain. the mental men's time will take place on sunday. djokovic against isner. djokovic for a third miami title. >> it's important to elevate the level of performance in a game towards the end of the performance. this was the right time to perform as well as did i. >> well, andy murray insured the remark final in january.
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murray set to get married next week. and he's hoping to enjoy that happy occasion with a miami title on his belt. >> i've obviously played good tennis here over the years the reason for that is because i'm extremely familiar with the surface and the way the court plays. >> the hopes of make maaing it to the postseason st. louis blues with a hat trick 7-5 victory. they have four games left to play. dallas six points of the western conference finals, wildcard playoff spot. the first nba playoff player will make his debut saturday. the center was born in canada to indian parents at 7'5" or.
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while his frame draws attention wherever he goes, his new found frame is something that fans will embrace. >> in the history of the nba i think my family will be proud of me when i come out on the court. >> he's a lot taller than i am, symbolizing the eighth player in the nba to reach that mark. manute boll, they share the record for the tallest every in the nba. they were featured in the 18 80's and 90 arsenal. lebron james measures in at 6'8" just above the nba average and then the shortest player on
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record mug citizen bogues, for several years he played along side of manute bol. we'll get all the updates from the english premier league for you, keep your eyes on for more. >> that's it. that's where we'll leave it for now. >> thanks so much, robin. now the moon has passed through the shadow for the shortest moon eclipse this egypt also known as the blood moon. the eclipse was noticeable in north america and south america asia and australia. we have the full effect of the' clips for you. stay with us here on al jazeera.
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