>> announcer: this is al jazeera. hello, this is the newshour live from london. coming up, a suspected ringleader behind the paris attacks is confirmed dead. france doesn't know the whereabouts of another suspect, salah abdeslam. three israelis, one american and a palestinian killed in a separate attack in tel aviv and the occupied west bank the heir to cristina fernandez de kirchner could be faltering in the final stages as argentina's presidential campaign comes to a close. prepare to suspend your
disbelief at the imagine museum, where art has been destroyed. >> in sport, rory mcilroy looking god in his efforts to finish the year top of the european standings, keeping rivals in his sights with shots like this at the world tour championship in dubai france's prime minister warns his country could be under threat from people linked to the attacks on paris. forensic examiners identify remains of abdelhamid abbaaoud, the alleged masterminder of the attack. authorities are hunting another suspect. salah abdeslam. the french prime minister says it's unclear whether he's in france or belgium, and ruled out the possibility that there are
others out there connected with the attacks that could be active. andrew simmonds reports from paris. in the aftermath of an assault by special forces of this building come the positive identification of the man french agencies describe as the ringleader of the attacks last friday. fingerprints from two bodies recovered from the rubble prove that it's abdelhamid abbaaoud. the other dead suspect was a woman believed to be his cousin. the prosecutor says it's not clear whether abdelhamid abbaaoud blew himself up as the woman did. before detonating her suicide vest, this is a recording of the exchange between the special forces and the woman. push push the prosecutor says it's not clear whether abdelhamid abbaaoud blew himself up like the woman. belgium born, the 27-year-old of
moroccan dissent is filmed here perhaps in syria, where he spent time fighting for i.s.i.l., the date is unknown. >> i would like to send a message to those that stay sitting. stand up, spring, jump, rush for victory according to european security officials quoted in a worktimes report. he was among a number of citizens fighting for i.s.i.l., making their way back to the continent to plot attacks. his presence in athens was become aware of because of a phone call he made. he escaped a police raid in jan, at an address in eastern belgium, before travelling to syria. the satisfaction the french authorities feel right now is tempered somewhat by the failure of intelligence in the run-up to friday's attacks. the interior minister says that abdelhamid abbaaoud was
implicated in four out of six attempted attacks since spring 2016. all thwarted by french intelligence. how different it was last week. >> translation: information coming from a european country where he could have transitted before arriving in france was given to us suggesting he got to europe and continued to france. it was only on november 16th after the paris attacks that an intelligence service from a non-european country signalled that it had been aware of his presence in greece. >> this does not do much to reassure french people. >> people are scared and we are suspicious of each other. we are scared at the slightest sound of a siren. >> nowadays when someone sees someone with a long shirt and vest they suspect it's a terrorist attack. >> many may be dead, but many
here are in an emotional vacuum of greece and insecurity france's lower house voted to extend the state of emergency for another three months. it would allow police extra powers to search homes without a warrant. jonah hull reports from paris. >> reporter: france is a country in crisis. the government's proposal to give the security services sweeping powers for an additional three months adopted almost unanimously in the national assembly, a show of unity in adversity across party lines. >> translation: it's not the solution exclusively, but it's one of the solutions allowing our security forces to work in a more efficient manner. >> we could go further. one could do more. this law would allow us to go
further. >> the gas is offhand. the president a man with finds that his scuff response meets with broad approval for now. >> the question is we remain in the minds of the been during the last 10 months, these type of questions come, and come again. >> in the grandeur of the national assembly, as france's security forces are em-powered in pursuit of suspect there's reason for disquiet. not only in the threats that may hinger but in the. remember this, the republican heard the news about the 9/11 attacks. and this, the moment a leader
heard something last night. politics different of the the reaction so far the same france is at war, acts committed are acts of war. there has been 129 death and yum rouse injured. it constitutes an aggression how far is france prepared to go to wage the war. it may be worth. how significant how significant is the dath.
reporting it was on the home of the relative. an explosion happened when police raided the building. more raids? belgium when nine were arrested. it was no surprise given what happened. the powers that the security forces have been given here in france a unity really due to be held at frohn's oldest mosque has been scrapped for concerns. muslims livelong in france have been telling al jazeera of the difficulties of their day-to-day lives. more from paris. >> reporter: all his life he
has struggled with acceptance. he tells me he has never truly been aallowed to assimilate. >> translation: it was always difficult at school. they call me the arab and it is always hard to get a job with the face i have >> reporter: born and raised in france he sees himself as french, but says his country men and women only identify him as algerian. it was easy to fall into drugs and slip into despair. >> translation: there was no activity for us, not even a youth association. there are so members of the communities here who need help. they feel alone in a city. >> reporter: in the wake of the attacks in paris, many feel alone more than before.
in neighborhoods like this, practically we have spoken to today feel attitudes towards these people will only harden. they were all too afraid to tell us that on camera. it is easy to see why so many muslims in france feel ali alienated. >> from kinder gar ten they are treated differently. these people hate me they feel and it is normal for me to be treated separately. it is normal to get involved in violence and offences to turn them into home grown terrorists. >> reporter: so long as the french government doesn't address the underlying causes of disenfranchisement and
radicalization, the situation will not improve. it is a thought that haunts this man. during his youth he dreamt of a day when things would improve when he had a family of his own. while happy to be employed and married, he find himself more concerned about his two children and the future they will face than he ever was for himself still to come on the news hour, a cease fire agreement to reached and we look at implications for the country and its people. plus 30 years on from the shooting of a british policeman, three bibbians are arrested. fedderer in the finals. five people have been killed
during the lateliest violence in israel in the occupied west bank including a teenager. a palestinian drove along shooting at people in the west panic killing the 18-year-old as well as an israeli an palestinian. in a separate attack in telaviv two israelis were stabbed to death. >> translation: everybody started running. we ran upstairs. we saw a man lying on the ground bleeding. it was a place where people pray. in the prayer one was stabbed. one didn't make it inside. he was stabbed outside this update from west jerusalem. >> reporter: there was a few days of calm but certainly both attacks today mark a significant escalation.
now the one in telaviv was according to the police reports a stabbing attack by a man who actually originally came from the area of hebron. he had just received a month ago his permit to enter and work in israel. according to police statements, he actually worked in a restaurant near where this stabbing incident took place and two israelis died in that attack. then the one in the occupied west bank near the settlement of gouchisron is a different attack in the sense that there was a weapon involved and some reports in the local media says it was an israeli oozi submachine but that has not been confirmed by the arm yet. there are three people in that attack. a palestinian who happened to be in the area when it happened, and then according to reports in the local media again an american national who was studying in a religious school
there more on this. journalism live via skype. on the issue of attacks happening there, how significant is that? >> it's always a different story when it is in occupied territori territories, other cities in israel gets more attention and it is perceived there's a deterioration how much difference have any of the measures put in place trying to improve security have made, if any? >> first not taken so many measures in telaviv, secondly, those individual attacks can hardly be prevented because there is no intelligence, very, very new measures can stop the young desperate guy who takes his gun after working day or
takes his knife, which is much harder to catch, and go and stab people. i mean, this is almost impossible to prevent what is the atmosphere like at the moment because the attacks appeared to have calmed down for a few days. what's the feeling on the streets now? >> i think that by now it is still - there is no panic, that's for sure, and as long as it is of this relatively low scale, i don't see any deterioration in the public atmosphere. the stabbing is not suicide bombers, thank god, and i think that this bloody routine will in any case continue for a long time and israelis will somehow get used to it from what you were saying, you don't think there's any evidence that there's a coordinated effort between these
attacks. >> sure. we know by now that there is no coordination, no central headquarters. it is totally on an individual scale or individual basis, desperate young people take their destiny, go and stab and believe that by this they are promoting any kind of idea thank you very much indeed for talking to us here on al jazeera >> thank you the director of the f.b.i. has been speaking in washington about the paris attacks. james conie warned people to be vigilant in the current climate. >> we are not aware of any credible threat here. the threat here focuses primarily on troubled souls in
america who are being inspired or enabled online to do something violent for i.s.i.l. we have stopped a lot of those people this uhl, especially leading up to 4 july, and there are others we cover across the country the attorney-general has said all threats electric being taken seriously. >> since 2013 we have dharnld more than 7-- charged more than 70 individuals for conduct relating to foreign fighters interest and home grown violent extremism. we take actions to monitor and this ward extremist activity. the department of justice and the f.b.i. are working closely with the department of homeland security with the broad ephor intelligence community and our partners around the world in all of these efforts. we're bringing every resource to bear in the service of our mission developments from washington dc. tell us what came out of that f.b.i. news conference. >> what i think came out of it,
you really have to take away from this the fact that there are a lot of americans that are concerned and that's really what was behind this press conference which was hastily called, unexpected. the top lawyer of the united states and the director of the f.b.i. there is this fear especially based on some what the director called i.s.i.l. propoganda video that there could be a threat here similar to the paris attacks of the given the fact that there are many in the united states fearful of that, they came to calm down the american public as a whole to say that they have worked with their authorities, counterparts in france and there is no credible threat or any connection. so as a result it was really a message to the american public as a whole that they have nothing to be concerned about in the meantime the house of representatives have voted to restrict access for refugees. how binding will that be >> this is all kind the
connected because this was again hastily put together. legislation by the house of representatives are fearful of some sort of paris attack. they believed there should be admissible screening of refugees. the 10,000 that the pt is proposing to come into the country. this did pass with the support of 50 democrats. it shows there are many that feel there may need to be an additional layer of screening, something that the f.b.i. director says is i difficult to do when you're accepting someone from a war torn country. the president he will veto it but expected there will be similar legislation in the future i.s.i.l. is puffeding defenses in syrian strong hold raqqa as it prepares for more air strikes in response to the paris attacks. fighters are hiding in civilian
neighborhoods and preventing anyone from fleeing. they're digging tunnels and trenches around the city and have placed tyres filled with fume on the outskirts which they will set on fire if anybody invades. canals off the river. back to kurdish arab coalition is now just 50 kilometres north of raqqa after capture another town. >> reporter: talks in paris last week have had-- attacks last week have had an affect far behind the behr doors of france. the biggest raid in syria today, i.s.i.l.'s strong holds in raqqa. french officials call the strikes from the attacks. u.s. and russia have stepped up their campaigns. overnight bombs hit i.s.i.l. >> translation: this is going to be another strategic mistake
that the worst is dealing with another second war on terrorism which is not going to be any different from the first war in terrorism that failed miserably and replaced al-qaeda with d.a.e.s.h. >> reporter: russia began air strikes in syria at the end of september. it always says main target is i.s.i.l. but most of its bombs have hit territory held other groups held by bashar al-assad. obama has said i.s.i.l. cannot be eliminated until there's a political settlement in syria. that won't be possibly while bashar al-assad is in moure. >> they have been directed to prop up the bashar al-assad position. they will have to make a fundamental shift, i believe, in policy. >> reporter: despite international criticism bashar al-assad's position appears to be strengthening.
he down played i.s.i.l.'s strength in syria. >> translation: if you want to talk about the strength of i.s.i.l., the fir thing you have to ask is how much of an incubator, natural incubator you have in a certain society. to this moment i can tell you i.s.i.l. doesn't have the natural incue patentor or social incubator within syria. >> reporter: negotiations to produce a cease fire between government force $on rebeles in the eastern area near the capital damascus failed on thursday. the talks have been going on for a number of days and were mediated by russia. further evidence that bashar al-assad has been strengthed by moscow police in the united kingdom have arrested three people in connection with a murder of a policeman outside the embassy in london more than 30 years ago. she was policing against the
libya current leader. >> reporter: april 1984 and outside the embassy or people bureau in london an anti government protest is underway. nearby these libian students chant supporting. ten opponents are injured through fire. a 25-year-old police officer has been shot in the back. she later died in hospital. 31 years later a break through in the case, three nationals libian have been arrested. >> translation: the focus of our investigation is now on conspiracy to murder protestors and police officers on the day. we believe that this was coordinated and directed from within the libian people's bureau itself, but orchestrated
from libya. after >> reporter: after shooting brittain allowed staff to leave expelling them from the country and ending diplomatic relations with tripoli. since he was overthrown in 2011 british investigators have made numerous trips to libya. british police don't know who afired the shots from inside this build which killed yvonne fletcher. they're hoping that progadafi activists from the time will now come forward >> they may be in london or anywhere or, indeed, around the world. we're appealing to those men to come forward to examine their consciences. >> reporter: they say the one regret of her father who died
recently was not seeing anyone prosecuted for their killing. they hope they can solve a three-decade case still to come belgium steps up security in the wake of the paris attacks. plus. how children are getting caught up in the war of illegal drugs in south east asia. in sport russia's world cup bosses say they have nothing to hide from police investigating corruption allegations.
top investigative reporting, investigative reporting, the world". >> let's take a closer look. >> antonio mora gives you a global view. >> this is a human rights crisis. >> and at 11:00 - "news wrap-up". clear... concise... complete. top stories. france has confirmed that abdel hamid abaaoud the man they believed planned the attacks in paris was killed in a raid on wednesday. the p.m. says it is not known whether it was linked to attackers. state of emergency for three months. it allows police to conduct raids without warrants and ban public gatherings.
five people are dead following thure's violence in israel and occupied territories. israeli and u.s. citizen and bystander were killed. in belgium nine people have been arrested for alleged links to the paris attacks. firs conducted six raids targeting connections of the stade de france suicide bomber omar ismail mostefai. new security measures were unveiled including a plan to jail fighters returning from syria. paul brennan reports. >> reporter: the belgian p.m. knows his country has been hit with criticism since the paris attacks, criticised for allowing radicalization to grow unchallenged, blamed for the weakness of intelligence and accused for failure to corroborate on security issues. before the plan 427 million dollars to improve the intelligence services, measures
to clamp down on propoganda, a hard line to i.s.i.l. fighters who return. >> translation: preventing young people for leaving for combat or training zones is not enough. we must also prevent those who are not belgian from returning to our territory and the rule must be clear, those jihadists who come back their mace must be in prison. >> reporter: in the neighborhood where at least two of the attackers group up, they represent a breeding ground for violence. reference to target the criminal minority its disaffected youth and radical elements have had limited success in part hindered by the sense here that targeted measures unfairly stigma ties the area. >> translation: we support all of the government areas
unreserved, just as long as they don't sink the community. these proposals need to be put forward in a general way for the whole country, not just one neighborhood or one region or category of person. >> reporter: there is a place where targeting just one demographic and one neighborhood was exactly what was needed and exactly what worked. time and time again what we're finding here in belgium is a disjointed approach between different areas and different police forces of the so we've come here to replace-- a place called vivoot where the mayor has a different idea to his counterpart. he was just weeks into his new job when he got a visit from belgian intelligence officers. they warned him that his town had a serious problem with radical elements. instead of leaving it to law enforcements, he set up a comprehensive program of intervention. for nearly two years not one youth have left to joining i.s.i.l.
>> you have to look with your eyes and pull your immediate out. i am sad for the things that happened in paris now, that the eyes are open, that they will support these local communities to do their job because radicalism, you win it or lose it on the corners of the streets. you win it or lose it in these obscure mosques. you win it or lose it by gaining the hearts of young men. >> reporter: belgium faces a big challenge which calls into question not just belgian tutes, but also the country's governance and administrative extrative structure. it is lagging behind on security issues. it needs to catch up following french attacks the u.k. has issued advice to its citizens about what they should do in the attack.
three areas, the security office says the first thing to do is run if there is a safe route to escape. insisting others leave the others to leave area is advisable. hiding is the next best thing to do. it is important to find cover behind solid objects that could stop bullets. people should be aware of the exits and try not to get trapped. turn your phone on silent and if it is an option call emergency services to alert them of the situation. more on this. a security analyst. it's interesting that they've issued this advice. is there anything in there that is surprising or that people might be surprised by? >> i don't think so. it is slightly different to the previous guidelines they issued, but it's common sense really they've given it out because they're worried people might have those instinct but then panic and not do the right thing >> absolutely. they want the civilian population to have all the best tools to deal with the situation
of this sort mainly in the wake of the paris attacks. this type of attack, this commando style attack is the worst type. they have been prepared for some time for this type of attack we have in the head of europe spelling out saying it's reasonable to assume that further attacks are likely. you mentioned the fact that they weren't expecting these attacks in the past. is the difference now that the people who might be committing a sort of better trained because they have been in syria or iraq. >> the fact that this particular attack did succeed was due to the fact that it was meticulously organised and conducted by well trained individuals who had been fighting in the middle east. this type of attack as you say is the worst nightmare for security services and they have been warning against it for some time what about the failings in intelligence that may have been
in europe. we have had the former president of france calling for a parliamentary inquiry into the security failures. is the biggest problem the lack of coordination between european agencies? >> certainly that is one issue. if we're looking at french security services in particular, i think the main issue there is a lack of actual man power for analysis and safety. after the charlie hebdo attacks, they have been able to thwart attacks lining this. they are find themselves over whelmed by the size of the threat that they're faced with. for that reason it's unfortunately this attack not been able to be prevented obviously, they've drafted people onto the streets and extra security in. they can only do that for a certain amount of time without then having to train more people presumably. how difficult is it for them to push people through the system and get additional security on a
long-term basis. >> well, on a long-term basis it is unsustainable. there are around 15 thousand troops and police officers deployed currently in the country and the state of emergency is going to be in place for another three months t so for that period of time it's quite possible that they will maintain that level of security on the streets in the long-term it is unsuss tan able given their commitments over seas the united nations estimates the drug trafficking business in south-east asia is worth more than 33 billion in regards a year. several nations are joining forces to tackle the problem. they're forming a regional action plan to target the moverers, traffickers and dealers. -- manufacturers, traffickers and dealers. the victims caught up in this are children >> reporter: in a dawn raid in
thailand the world of a small girl was turned upside down. one of the targets of the raid near the border with myanmar was her stepfather who was wanted in connection with drug trafficking and killing a policeman. he wasn't there, but the mother of the 10-year-old was caught with a small bag of methamphetamine pills enough to be charged as a dealer. at the police station in town she was able to contemplate what will probably amount to years in jail and years away from her daughter. >> translation: since there is no-one taking care of her now she will need to get a job and take care of herself >> reporter: that's exactly what this young girl has had to do for three years since her parents were jailed for dealing. when she is not working the field, she is looking after her brother and sister. they live with extended family but she has become the main caregiver while their mother serves another three years.
their father killed himself in custody. >> translation: living with my parents was a happy time. now my happiness has ended. >> reporter: despite increasing regional cooperation, lives continue to be destroyed. in a pristine part of the world that's a key transit point for drugs. the part of myanmar just across the border is controlled by a abell army the united wah state army which is believed to one of if not the largest producer and trafficker of drugs in south-east asia. the people living in poor villages along the border, the drug barons have a supply of workers wanting to make money from trafficking and dealing >> translation: afternoon each arrest we investigate further to under cover the syndicates. we seize the assets of those key drug traffickers. last year we dismantled some big
networks. >> reporter: in this case another child is left behind as another parent is taken away. another casualty of a growing illicit border trade. wayne hay. jams, thailand the campaigning ahead of election. the chosen successor of the current president is about to uphold the defense of argentina's working classes. he plans to continue welfare policies despite troubled economic times. up against him is the mayor makri, center right campaigning on the promise of change. he has promised to maintain a safety net for the poor, but he is pushing to over hall the economy to address spiralling
inflation. tell us what strategies they've used to try and convince people to vote for them. >> reporter: the campaigning here. they are rung from different parts of the country trying to convince the undecided. there are many people who do not know who to vote. until now the strategy that christine kirchener has been to link makri to the past, to the 90s, to u.s. base that the government calls obviously tours. they-- vultures. many put the blame on them for the economic crash in 2001 saying that there is a dirt campaign against him. he is saying that it is carried out by people afraid of losing privileges after being in power for over 12 years. this has been a very polarised campaign where there is a lot at
stake. both candidates have been presenting it as if the other ones win there will be tragic consequences for the country how are ordinary people reacting to this first run off in argentina's history. >> reporter: there's lots of expectation but also tension after 12 years of kirchenerism. there's a lot of polarisation. wherever you go people are talking about sunday's elections, about the role of the state to play in the economy, for example. one actor here said if the poor vote for makri, it would be as if the jews vote for hitler. people are saying that it's time for change. they're saying that they're tired of confrontation. they're also saying that they need some type of hope. they're tired of trade and currency restrictions, for
example. people are afraid that what they say has been achieved in the last year could be lost to a right winger. human right groups are wondering what will happen to the trims of human rights abusers during the dictatorship. there's a lot at stake here. people are looking forward to sun's vote thank you. imagine a future with no museums. that's the central concept of a new exhibit opening at the tate art gallery in liverpool asking visitors to look at modern art in a different way. a preview of the show which encourages audience to preserve art by committing it to memory. >> reporter: modern dancer interpreting modern art at tate liverpool. the dance was inspired by a picture in the show. the show of 60 works is called
an imagined museum and asks viewers to suspend disbelief and picture a time in the future where all art has been destroyed. the only pictures left are in the viewers mind. we asked two dance students to pick their favourites and pick them to memory. a piece here was chosen. >> it is quite memorable in the way that it sways so much. it makes me think of a windy day. radio >> reporter: this one opted for a photograph by the german artist. >> the idea of escaping or something seeping out of the doorway. it stuck with me, yeah. >> reporter: the post war works have come from across europe, many from the tate's own collection and other from a center in paris and the mmk in frontfurt. it's an eclectic show. you have the big block busters
and a lot of conceptual art like this one where the viewer comes in, looks at the video, there's a mirrored room, but the viewer isn't there. it's delayed. it makes them contemplate the whole idea of time. that's one point of the show. asking people to think about some lofty ideas, what time and space and what it is about art that matters to them >> in this fictional scenario you're trying to articulate art if it were to go away >> reporter: it's hard to fathom how pieces defsh to be in a museum let alone in an imagined museum still to come >> reporter: reporting from western ethiopia one of the
injured, coming after an attack in yoela, where 22 died. >> i was standing close to the table. next i heard a scary sound and blood coming from my head. >> i saw when the two ladies came to the market. i asked one if she came to buy a phone. she indicated that she used a phone. it saved my life. a few blocks later she detonated her iud. >> i came to buy a phone. the only thing i remember is the dead bodies around me, and being sent to hospital one of africa's large projects is up and running, likely to be a boost to the population. the dam will generated 6,000 megawatts of electricity, equal to the combined power of four nuclear reactors. reports from the construction
site on the blue nile on the western ethiopia. >> ethiopia legends says the blue niles flows from the garden of eden. it sustained millions of lives for thousands of years. the ethiopia government would save the argument over sharing this life-giving resource. >> construction began in april 2011. the government is paying for the $4 billion project in partnership with the italian contractor. >> sudan and egypt were afraid they restricted the flow. the agreement followed each country conducting this own study and analysis by international experts. >> therefore, we turn to the contract. we were assured it was an
environmentally friendly project. it's economically souped. it will benefit. >> reporter: the studies continue, numerous issues are to be resolved. when the reservoir is filled, it will stretch around 240km, well behind the mountains in the distance. the area of water will be around 2,000 square kilometres. the dam as you see here is around 47% complete. the water level, when it's filled, will come up to where i was standing. >> the government was giving land to around 4,000 families that had to be moved from the area. this man farmed here and now works on the dam for $150, and is expecting around $4,000 from the government to help with the move. >> i hope we are going to
benefit. i will buy cattle, goats and maybe a house. >> around 80% of ethiopia's 96 million people work in agriculture, and it's something the government says must change. >> this is our agenda. the information, the investment. >> the dam will generate 6,000 megawatts of power, and to go as far away as spain and south africa. the dam will regulate a flow downstream, throughout the dry season. >> it should be conducted. it has to be conducted. >> it will guide us. >> reporter: a pledge to change the course of the river's history and improve the lives of millions that live along its banks and beyond.
sport now with anthony rory mcilroy is looking good in his efforts to finish top of the golf rankings, two shots off the lead at the season-ending championship in dubai. rory mcilroy hitting a 58. here is the highlight chipping in at the 18th. he missed much of the season through injury, six others have a chance to overhaul him at the top of the rankings. tes on four under. the tournament lead is shared by four players by six under. including ian poulter. taking the sole lead. >> it's a nice way to finish. it was a bit scrappy. it's the 10th hole and you have it back with a couple of birdies, in between the birdies, at the last. and there was ugly golf in there.
it's nice to get around. i felt like it was a little struggle at times, producing something like that. the way i finished makes it feel better. >> i played well to come in with 6-under par. it was a long way to go. it was a golf course i liked. i had low rounds on the course. i had pretty good experience around here. i like the way it's set up. >> roger federer made it three wins out of three. the six-time champion beating kei nishikori to top the group. roger federer qualified for the semifinals. taking the first set here 7-5. kei nishikori fighting back to win the second 6-4. roger federer won the decider 6-4. his form was so good at the moment. the main concern was whether or not to keep his rapidly evolving beard. >> if it itches too much i'll
take it off. if my girls can't stand it i'll take it off. if i look in the mirror and don't like it i'll take it off. whether i think of santa i'll keep it. it's around the corner novak djokovic joins roger federer, one set up against tomas berdych. enough to secure him second place, whether he wins or losses against the czech player top flight football to return in france on friday since the paris attacks. the international came was targeted. second place lyon travelled to nice, but none of the fans will be allowed to travel to watch the game. the league is barring the fans because the government wishes to deploy police resources in the country. >> translation: we are shocked, like every french person. we are part of society. everyone is touched by these
attacks. it's to try and give pleasure to people, and get people out of bad thoughts. >> translation: we must play the game despite the tragic event in france. many say life goes on. it must play and work in the honour of victims. during the tough times. >> the russian world cup organiser says they have not been contacted by u.s. or swiss police over allegations of corruption. the bidding process or the 2018 and 2022 world cups, is one part of the investigation, russia's big bus says he's confident the 2018 world cup will proceed as planned. russia was cleared of serious wrongdoing in an f.i.f.a. report, but only provide investigators with limited information because computers used at the time of the bid had been destroyed. >> the findings are public.
we - to the best of our effort we submitted everything that was required. we spoke to officials who were conducting the investigations. we couldn't do more. we think that matters were over. >> england and pakistan cricketers play the fine match of a one-day series in dubai. england dropped ian bell and adam rashed for the tour of south africa in their place. in their place is nick komp don and barry recalled after missing out on the ashes series. they are 2-1 up in the series. >> hugely important for us to play well. and we are desperate to win the series, and for the young group of guys, for that dressing room, it would give us confidence to win a series here. >> if you see the last two games, they did make mistakes. the team is very good.
there's no doubt, but we have full ability to, you know, the way we played the first game, and everyone knew that we could win the series. >> that is how your sport is looking for now. and ihand you back to lauren in london there has been a sparkling discovery in botswana. this is the largest diamond found there, and the second largest worldwide in 50 years. it measures more than 1,000 carrots, and is about the size of a cricket ball. found at a mine, 500km north. botswana is the biggest producer of diamonds globally. you can catch up with the news and sport on the website. the address is aljazeera.com. and you can watch us by clicking on the watch now icon. that's it from me for this newshour, i'll be back with a round up of the news in a few moments. thanks for watching, bye for
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