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82-year-old woman has waited eight decades to receive her doctorate. >> and two weeks after escaping the fbi one of fifa's wanted men gave himself up to police. >> a number of migrants reaching europe by sea has now passed 100,000 according to the latest figures from the organization of migration. the data shows 84,000 have come from libya. more and more migrants are traveling to greece and there have been higher arrival numbers in 2015 than during the whole of last year and it's a warning that these numbers are a prelude to what is to come this year.
hundreds have reached greece's islands in the past days. these pictures show the dire state of abandoned hotel it's where there is rubbish and the toilets lack running water. meanwhile, italian police have arrested four suspected smugglers one of 447 people being rescued on monday. most of the migrants rescued by the italian cores guard were taken to italy where they were assessed. they went to the island of lampedusa to find out what happened to them once they've landed. >> their first steps on the european soil. they arrive in the dark not knowing exactly where they were, hasserred, tired hungry and very relieved they left war behind them.
this is the center they were brought to on that night after they came off that ship. we came back a few days later to see how they're settling in, and to see if they're all here or if some have already moved on? many of the women who were rescued just a few days ago have already been relocated to sicily to another center. they hope to join them soon. >> it's over, she says, thanking god. >> in syriaat sea i was really tired. ii kept my eyes closed the whole time. i had a headache and i was dizzy. >> they had been stranded for 20 hours. they were terrified when the rescuers found them. in the men's quarter we meet
fasel and his travel companions. fasel has been smiling ever since he saw the italians come to his rescue. at the time he said he would celebrate drinking ten pepsis he didn't but he's happy any way. they were very scared in libya. they were forced to drink fuel and sometimes had food once every three days. ahmad shows the marks on his back. he was repeatedly beaten by an electrical rod by the smugglers. his friends have marks on their stomach. aid workers say that they have seen several similar cases. >> he said he did not have a shower for 40 days. soon they will move again.
but fasel wants to stay in italy, in rome. >> i still don't know what freedom means exactly. i have to discover it. i need to learn the language, the laws of the country, it's traditions and how to respect them and how to be respected. >> he left his wife and two children behind. he hopes to bring them soon. by plane not across the sea. [♪ singing ♪] >> faith brought thighs young men together. their traumatic ordeal created a bond they say can never be broken. one that gives them strength to face the uncertainties of the future. al jazeera lampedusa. >> authorities have detained 750 migrants in tripoli.
they were found by of in a hanger held by people smugglers. they told police that they were willing to risk their lives to flee. the lawlessness lawlessness in libya is forcing many to leave. >> the news that libya elected parliament has rejected an united nations draft proposal to form an unity government is a blow to hopes of peace. the united nations envoy was hoping to bring together the country's rifle factions to negotiate a deal. the framework deal called for a national unity government based in tripoli but it's also recognizes the house of representatives based in tobruk
as the legitimate body. he deal is to serve as libya's highest body with the power to resolve disputes. it will create a national army. calls for disarming militias. implementation of a cease-fire and the drafting of a constitution. >> they, the people of libya have the right on this gathering that the country and the people from conflict. >> but the country's rival factions remain skeptical. each has its own government, parliament. tripoli controls mortar tore as the government in tobruk has the backing of the united nations. this is the man at the center of libya's political divide. general haftar is the most
powerful commander in the east. he launched operation dignity a major military offensive against militias that went on to form libya dawn, which is backed by the tripoli-based national congress. for tripoli a deal would only happen if haftar is sacked by the tobruk government, but those in the east are loyal to haftar. they say any move against their leader will be met by force. as libya's crisis deepens groups are affiliated with isil's expansion in the east, raising fears of more violence and instability in the oil-rich country. al jazeera. >> our diplomatic editor james bays has reaction from the u.n. >> there is certainly disappointment. no former statement yet by the united nations. but they've been hoping that
there has been different drafts of a deal, that they would get somewhere, and they haven't. it's been rejected again by one of the sides the security council diplomats watching very closely. i've spoken to a number of them, and there is beginning to be some disquiet about the special representative the man leading this process. bernadino lyon. and one diplomat saying that he's so optimistic that there is going to be a deal very soon. and i was told by this diplomat to know where you are. >> fighters linked to the islamic state in iraq and the levant say they've diseased a major power plant that they now control. it's the hometown of the late dictator muammar qaddafi. they continue to make gains in other areas.
the concern is that isil may use its foot hold on the mediterranean coast as a launch pad to europe. cctv video shows an attack by isil fighters at a checkpoint. it shows the stand off on sunday. it's at the checkpoint on libya's front line with isil groups. by the end of the exchange three were killed. it's the second dawn attack on the checkpoint in the last ten days. iraqi military says it has recaptured county attorney towns of beiji. a military commander told state tv that an iraqi flag had been raised over government buildings, and the success should make it easier to regain iraq's largest oil refinery, which is nearby. well, it's a year since there was an attack in mosul
prompting the army to retreat. we look at why the army has been so hard to defeat. >> the speed in which isil took over territory last year shocked many. it had received little resistence. >> it was a huge shock to the iraqi government and it's people when isil took mosul. it exposed a lack of trust between the people of iraq and the government of maliki at the time. it hasn't changed even with the new government. >> an immediate aftermath many people began to blame the former prime minister nouri al-maliki for side lining sunni muslims. policies that new prime minister hyder al abadi has found difficult to remove even though promising to do so.
>> they have alienated many in the sunni community. al abadi is much more neutral but he lacks power because he has been left with many problems including an a massive budget deficit and it will be tough for him to move things around. >> when the capital of anbar province ramadi fell, it exposed just how tough and far from over this fight is. >> there is a lack of command and control. the lack of reinforcement and strategy to win the fight. we need better coordination over airstrikes and better equipment. >> 12 months is a significant time frame for isil. they're using it to reiterate their motto, which is remaining and expanding their territory. however, there are others who say they're taking advantage
over a disjointed international strategy here on isil. here in baghdad many are worried that the way of working with isil is just not working. >> the group's territory is a concern because it can be used as a base and send in reinforcements in iraq. it's increasingly office that isil will remain a problem in iraq. >> the group repelled an attack on the border of syria and lebanon. it's thought that isil had faringed several groups. the fighting has left isil fighters dead or wounded. it did not give any casualty figures for hezbollah fighters. it's thought that members in thethe attack in hirak occurred
at done. 20 troops and 14 rebels have died at the base, which is the largest in diral province. still to come, 50,000 job cuts with much of the pain set to be felt in brazil. we'll tell you why. [ cheering ] also the people of ireland backed gay marriage and now end the abortion ban. the message to the irish government. plus... >> i'm paul reese in austria where mountain biking has hit new heights. >> egypt has sentenced 11 men to death for their part in the country's worse ever football violence. over 70 people were killed and many were injured in the riot of 2012. many relatives are angry that the police have not been held to
account for failing to stop the attacks. [ screaming ] >> they've been waiting for justice for over three years and they're angry over the verdict. these are the families of some of those killed in the football riot in 2012. some used judiciary to cover up for football fans who took part of the revolution. many accuse the police for fail failing to stop the violence. >> we were told since his arrest the head of security has not spent an hour inside the cell. he has been staying inside the acted for the past four years. he appears in a shirt and nike shoes in front of us. >> they were the one who is abandoned the stadium and didn't make a barrier. when we went to get the bodies of our children, we saw that the army was dividing the area. they should have secured these
kids. there is no judiciary or government or prison. >> 70 fans were killed and a thousand were injured at the stadium. the riot began between the rivalries. most of the deaths and injuries happened in a stampede when many tried to leave. and now the critics are spurring those who were meant to protect them. they were accused of following fair standards. on monday human rights called for a year of abuses. the government has describe the report as inaccurate and lacking in objectivity. but the families involved say want objectiveity. >> saudi-led airstrikes are bombing houthi target across the country.
it occurs in sanaa under houthi control. they have targeted the homes of military commanders allied with the rebels. there has been more fighting in the outskirts of aden. according to local health officials shelling in the area has killed several people and injured 67 of others. spain's top prosecutor has asked for an investigation into suggestions that yemen knew about a suicide attack before it happened in 2007. eight spanish tourists and two yemenis died. they told al jazeera that he had worn before the attack but said he was ignored. burundi's decision to delay a presidential vote until next month. they said they'll continue
protesting until it's president gives up his bid for a third term. the government has accused the media for christing coyot citing unrest. >> they're working online from another location. >> to be hated by the government, the policemen. to be hated by those who are supposed to protect you and to let you do your job. it means also being at the risk of every day to be killed at any time. >> the station was closed to the shooting during the attempted coup in may. some government officials accuse local independent journalists of
inciting opposition members in protest to the president's third-term bid. it is now relatively calm in, but you can still see the battle scars. >> that was the radio station destroyed. the police are not allowed anyone inside. some journalists have left the country. others are in hiding. the government said that things are different now and journalists should not be afraid. >> we really want to let everybody flow that the government is ready, you know to allow journalists to do their job. we continue to believe that this is a country for all of its citizens including journalists. >> other independent media houses were targeted before and after the failed coup. most people especially in ruler burundi, the president's stronghold could only access broadcasts from the state media. superintendent journalists say they won't be silenced hoping
that everyone in burundi can get the other side of the story. >> leaders fighting against boko haram are meeting in nigeria to discuss how they can coordinate their efforts better. groups from chad, cameroon, niger have been working together, but they have not been working too closely because of niger nigeria's concern having foreign troops on its soil. >> emergency services have been battling to control a blaze that injured 11 people. one person has died in hospital.
>> backing giant has confront plans to shrink its workforce. over the next three years hsbc will reduce its head count by 50,000. half of those jobs will come from businesses in turkey and brazil. they want to cut $5 billion a year by 2017. joining us live from washington, d.c. specializing in international trade and political affairs in latin america. thank you for being with us. how did hsbc get to this point? >> well, they're doing something very strategic very smart. they're going to relocate. they're going to work in countries and areas that are going to have higher rates of economic growth, and that's china and the asian pacific
countries unlike brazil and turkey, of course. brazil had a lot of future ago. they were seeing increase approximating trade between them and china and then when the new president things have changed completely. at this point in the last report they had in the first trimester they have seen lowest numbers in 25 years. you're seeing a bleak future and an economy that is not showing any kind of recovery. this is just a sign let's say very bad for their imagine but the largest bank in europe decided to take their money to some other market that are
there. there is so much that a bank can do. if you don't have foreign investment. if you have public demand going down. if you have your savings will going down, then you have to actually adapt to the new reality. in addition they have we've heard about that. if you put that all together and they say they can recovery in some of the others.
>> do you think there is a loss of confidence in the brand of hsbc? >> i don't think so because it was not the only bank. and what--especially in the united states in the way that was dealt with the banks in the united states that they were too big to fail, they were made too big to fail. there are only a few other banks in the world that have this size of bank of bank of america citicorp actually i don't think it was particularly tarnish their reputation compared to other large banks. i don't think so. >> thank you very much for your thoughts on the subject. >> you're welcome. >> now 102-year-old german woman has become the world's holdest
doctorate graduate receiving it 77 years after it was denied her by the nazi regime. >> with music and a plus, hamburg university honors it's latest doctorate graduate. but this 102-year-old has waited a very long time. as a young woman, she was imbued with a desire to help others by becoming a doctor. but in 1938 the nazi's anti-semitic rolls role labeled her because of her mother's jewish race. it was denied until now. >> this is a new sign at the german university. i'm glad it happened in my
hometown of hamburg. >> the nazi crackdown forced her family to leave to the united states. there she was able to complete her studies and meet the man she would marry. but the couple had idealistic left-wing views which were unpopular. so they went to east germany. but it was only in recent years that her am ma matter in hamburg realized she was never allowed to graduate. >> what really impressed the graduates is how she remained engage in the subject despite her advanced age. >> really amazeed. >> i had many questions because everything i could ask she was telling me.
so i not have time for self reflection and sometimes unbelievable so vivid. so frankly so focused. and in a such precise academic tradition that was really remarkable. >> for today's generation of young aspiring doctor, what happened to ingabord was unthinking. >> by honoring ingabrog ingabrograppaport, in hamburg germany. >> travel red alert for south korea where a disease outbreak
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>> an are minder of the top stories here on al jazeera. am number of high grants has reached 100,000. isil has seized a major power plant west in libya and are now in control that have city. there was a car explosion in baghdad. it happened near restaurant and a shop. the police say 17 others were injured in the explosion which left overly shops and cars on fire.
the u.n. has been criticized for leaving off israel from its human rights list. >> this woman spends most of her son who is now mostly paralyzed from the next down. he was injured during israel's 50-day embarment of the gaza strict after the family struck a rocketstrip. >> he's receiving therapy and we also have to give him medicine but it's too expensive. four months ago we had to stop buying it for him. >> more than 2,100 civilians mostly civilians were killed during hamas and israel.
560 were children. in an annual report on the impact of conflict on children, the united nations secretary general ban ki-moon sharply criticized israel for the deaths describing them as unprecedented and unacceptable. but then kept israel and hamas which controls the gas strip off the list of violators because of pressure from israeli and american officials. >> nobody takes the blame for the war which was unnecessary and everybody agrees it was an unnecessary war. >> but that is small if comfort to this woman who said that her son will never be will again it's unlikely that people will ever see justice either.
>> the u.s. is in favor of israel because israel is a state above the law. no one can punish it. that's why it continues its crimes. israel kills children and puts it in its jail and no one can stop them. >> human rights groups have near unanimously condemned secretary general decision to remove both israel and hamas from its list of countries and armed groups, which violate the rights of children. saying ban ki-moon put politics ahead of the needs of the most vulnerable. er. >> hong kong and taiwan have issued alerts because of its respiratory syndrome. they have promised an all-out response to ending the outbreak this week.
south korea is worried about the effect that the outbreak is having on its economy. >> it's a lovely day in one of seoul's fanciest districts and we come to one of its fanciest streets. usually it's full of wealthy residents and tourists as well, but while we don't exactly have the place to ourselves this is as close as you can get in a congested city like seoul. local tour guides say 30% to 40% few visitors are coming here than normally. that's the case across the sector. baseball games are seeing about the same drop in attendances even more essential things like the weekly shop we're seeing a falling off in numbers. the two biggest supermarket chains are seeing a week drop of 12% at their stores. but at the same time the online
grocery shopping that they provide have gone up as people stay home and try to avoid unnecessary travel. this is and a significant economic impacts. the government said that it's first priority is to address this as a public health concern and irradicate the crisis. and it will only happen when the economic impact has been addressed as well. >> women in the indonesia city have been banned from going out alone after 11:00 p.m. they won't be served in restaurant internet cafes or tourist businesses without their husbands. critics describe it as discrimination. iran's advice for women is that rules will be relaxed. women will be able to watch
league games and they'll be able to watch basket, handball and tennis. a woman was arrested when she tried to attend a men's volleyball match. amnesty international is pushing for ireland to scrap it's restrictive abortion laws. currently termination can carry jail sentences of 14 years. they were banned when a woman died after miscarrying. she had been denied a termination even though doctors knew that her baby would not survive. protests followed and in response legislation was tweaked to allow abortions but only when a mother's life is at risk. okay in england are a woman said that they are baby would die before it was born. >> i believe that irish public are more sophisticated than our legislators give us credit for. i think the irish public is the
head of the legislature and i think they would appreciate the opportunity to have a mature and rational discussion this. ultimately leading to legislative change. i believe that it's only public pressure that can lead the government to change. there is small but very vocal and well-funded minority to has given pressure to this. it's up to the irish public to show that we are more mature than that, that we are ready to have a more complex and nuanced discussion about this admittedly devicesive topic. >> the 4 hours strike by transport workers is bringing parts of argentina to a standstill.
it is the latest act of defiance towards president cristina kirchner's administration. >> this is a show of force by argentina's powerful truck drivers union who held their own industrial action a week before the general strike. they're out in again bringing argentina to a standstill. >> it will be a show of force to the government that we're not prepared to surrender, and we'll keep fighting for what's right. >> however many trade unions remain loyal to president
christina kishner's government saying it's not that bad. >> we want to give or try to give to the workers who believe in the old neo-politics. >> there are demonstrations by different groups both for and against the government almost every day on the streets of buenos aires. battling for influence and the share in the decreasing funds. the party was built largely with the backing of the workers now they find themselves in conflict. instead it will be left to the argentine locate rate to make sense of the divided movement and it's relationship with the government. >> the unions want their salaries to go up, and you have
this conflict going on all the time. this sort of stop-go policy that you tend to this group and tend to that group and then nobody is really happy. >> the only certainty is the election approach. argentina will be faced with more strikes and protests like this one. al jazeera buenos aires. >> hundreds of people in the u.s. state of texas are calling for a police officer to be fired after he was filmed throwing a teenage girl to the ground at a pool party. dozens of protesters marched and chanted in the city of mc mckinney. in the video the officer is seen waving a pistol at a group of african-american teenagers put on leave. the incident has raised further questions about violence in u.s. policing. students in nigeria are increasingly relying on
computers rather than books for information. but they're doing so without the internet. the latest on cracking the crowd, we have reports on what has been described the internet in a box. >> the internet much connection is down, but mohammed is not bothered. he's a law student and he's using something called a digit tat library that does not require any internet connection. it scores documents and books on the subscriber's own computer so that everyone at the institution can have access even when there is no internet. >> it gives me an up-to-date information unlike the whereby you go and read text books which are sometimes pretty outdated. this gives me an opportunity not only to access libraries in but
also outside of the war the. >> idea of the digital library began here in nigeria. a non-profit organization gathered and stored millions of books and educational materials that can be accessed off line, and at little or no cost. >> it will help introductions help information where students like these can look at millions of books and research materials off line. >> access to resources is improving learning for students and teachers alike. >> let us use it to update ourselves,.
>> still traditional libraries remain relevant, and this is not changing any time soon. >> there are students who can go through the pinches. >> the founders had four developing nations in mind. where internet access can be a challenge. now they're easily carried on memory sticks that can easily be pugged in to a computer. al jazeera nigeria. >> we have sport just ahead. we'll tell you why environmentalists are up in arms. surrounded by highrise buildings
houses seems unremarkable. you have to walk around it's winding lanes to understand the area's unique history. just ask any of the shop keepers at the local market like this one who has lived above his family's store for decades. >> when i moved in there were dairy farms nearby. we would sneak across and milk the cows so we would have miracle to drink. >> this was hong kong's dairy farm until it was shut down 30 years ago. >> the people who are living here families raised cat. >> well, they managed to get the village on the world menument list as a threatened cultural her stage site.
high density complex has taken over the pastures of cows once grazed. here an apartment goes for $1 million. fewer than 3,000 people live in the village and many feel that it's days are numbered. >> many land developers are targeting this spot of land. if they actually removed the village, for them it will be a golden opportunity. >> they have acknowledged the village's value but currently has no legislation that would save it. >> we only reserve individual buildings. not an area. not a zone. and it's important for us to create the policy to reduce the concept of a statute of protected area. >> this is the only surviving indigenous area in hong kong with its winding path and
close-knit housing. it is these close alley ways that are protecting the village. parts of the land is owned by the developers, but construction is impossible as there is no way for the vehicles to get through. but the government has already approved planning documents and the towering buildings are constant reminders that development may not be far away. al jazeera, hong kong. >> time now for sport. >> thank you very much. well one of the top fifa officials on the run from the authorities after the u.s. investigation into corruption has given himself up to police in northern italy. he is aincluded of paying bribes for contracts. he has been on interpol's most
wanted list since the raid on a zurich hotel two weeks ago. ithe is believed to have escaped the hotel raid because he was out of his room having breakfast when fbi agents arrived. the president of the international athletic committee asked fifa to clean up its process. they were given 45 minutes to present their case to the ioc. beijing has been criticized for lack of snow and the final decision will be made in a vote on the first of july. three days after losing the champions league final to champions juventus will move
quickly to strengthen their squad. german international midfielder has agreed to four-you're contract and will compete complete a transfer in july. he fell out of favor since the turn of the year when contract talks broke down. it could mean that juventus are ready to sell copa to who have had many interests. the football association has determined the world cup qualifier can eventually be played at home despite switching their first match to the saudi city.
the players will now travel to saudi for thursday's match and if there is any potential issue for the saudi club to reach the national stadium in the west bank. saudi arabia has no diplomatic ties with israel. the palestinians are confident the return match in october will take place at home. >> we agreed to our the question that we swap home and away. on these bases we contacted fifa and i think the saudis also contacted fifa. we're determined to play one leg at home. >> two days after the french open the venue has been give the green light for a $450 million rebuild including the roof. but environmentalists are
unhappy. it will be extended to cover botanical gardens. and the winning return after more than a year out of the game to injury. tommy haas has not played since last year's open. he won his first round match. it took place on grass courts at wimbledon. >> many believe that the contender's tour de france will take place in one of the traditional warm up events. stage three of the eight-day event saw the time trial and bmc racing won the stage four seconds from asana. and they'll take the leader's yellow jersey.
professional cycle something strongly based around road and track racing. it's overshadowing the mountain cycle circuits. the event gets under way in in austria but it is trailing way behind when it comes to exposure. >> one of the most scenic and toughest events of its kind. but despite the locations to match the iconic locations of the tour at the france you won't hear much about it because this is mountain biking not race cycling. cycling. the slopes that are normally occupied by world class skiers, but they have to go up as well as down. they have to generate huge amounts of power on these climbs. and that's more 200 kilometers
and 6,000 feet. once they're up there, there is no time to enjoy the view. >> one time mountain bike champion is master of keeping rivals at pay on treacherous down hill sections. but he's one of the few who can make a real living from his passion. >> since i'm world champion i'm earning more money. but it's less money than bike sport. it's all about the money. >> the money can bring in $1 million for some, but the average pay is more like $10,000, and olympic status has taken to being owe over shadowed bicycling. >> it's all about working with kids when they're young and bring them them and cycling
together. and for girls the field of women and mountain bike something so small. >> it's very important to bring mountain biking to confidential. it won't be in the public view without the media. >> but it's also a question of time. >> mountain biking has only existed for 75 years. it's not as tradition as road cycling. >> mountain biking may have to be content with a steady climb towards its popularity. >> in bangladesh and india are about to meet on the cricket pitch for the first time since india's victory in the quarterfinals. the first test will get under way on thursday. it's the first match for india.
>> they thought i was the right guy for the job and i have some vision in my mind and it's pretty exciting to start full time test captain and hopefully do more. >> world cup runners up new zealand have been heavily beaten in the first one-day international since losing the final to australia. their 2010 run defeat in england was their second biggest defeat and england's biggest-ever victory. that's it for me. >> thank you very much, indeed. that's all from me. lauren taylor for this news hour, but i'll be back with another full round up of the day's news. don't forget, www.aljazeera.com is our website if you want to catch up any time. bye for now.