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that would be third rail. this al jazeera. hello. welcome to the al jazeera news hour. coming up in the next 60 minutes. brussels lock down extended for another day. the metro and schools are to remain closed on monday. france deploys an aircraft carer. the mali president tells an al-qaeda associate was behind
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the attack. a vote for change in argentina as results shows a likely result. >> reporter: i'm in kenya. keep watching. wait until you see what all this plastic is going to be turned into the belgian capital remains on lock down. soldiers have been patrolling the streets and the metro schools and universities will stay closed on monday. several security operations continued late into the night. salah abdeslam is being hundreded for as suspected being involved in last week's violence. >> reporter: it has been extremely tense here for the past few days and the hours here in brussels itself. it has been tense.
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there have been police cordons placed around this area. they have been removed now. the media are here. it has concentrated down on to the main central police station there. the authorities are not telling us what the operation entailed, what if anything was found or whether anybody was arrested. for three hours unmarked police cars, blue lights flashing, racing up and down these streets. you can see the town there. that is the town hall of brussels. we're right in the center. extraordinary state of affairs. the announcement on sunday by the p.m. that the state of alert was going to stay at 4, that the metros were going to be closed on mondays and schools also. it gives you an indication of just how tense people are here. the authorities are on a high state of alert. they are convinced that there are people such as salah
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abdeslam who have weapons an access to explosives police in france are appealing for information about a man they say was one of the suicide bombers in the paris attacks. investigators say this man is one of three men who blew themselves up outside the stade de france. they don't know his name. they also say he registered as a migrant on leros in october. the french president will meet with the british prime minister on monday. it >> reporter: france at war is what the president promiseed and that is what is being delivered. increased raids on i.s.i.l. targets in syria. the aircraft carrier is in position to intensify the air strikes. francois hollande finds his popularity rising after a week
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of national trauma with 130 lives lost in the paris attacks. one poll says more than 90% support university of missouri actions so far. >> reporter: right now the people of france appear to be content with what their president is doing and saying, but the week ahead will probably be the most difficult in his presidency. he has to actually convince people that what he says and does is right. once he was seen as a mild mannered mr grey sort of figure. now he is following a hawkish path. >> reporter: france can't go it alone. francois hollande's first meeting will be with the u.k. prime minimum officer. he is trying to extend british air strikes on i.s.i.l. in syria. france isn't just looking for military support. it wants to bolster agreements to improve european intelligence cooperation and impose more border checks within the e.u.
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on tuesday francois hollande will leave paris for washington. he will be after more commitment from obama. obama and putin seem to have broken some ice between them. there will be efforts for a coalition to include russia and francois hollande plans to head on to moscow in an effort to secure a deal with putin. not everyone is confident about the end game >> more bombs. a conflict in the middle east. we won't win on the short-term militarily against i.s.i.l. it is about a political and diplomatic solution francois hollande also plans to meet merkel. he will no doubt cult her on the issue of putin being on board. the russian is supporting bashar al-assad with his own air
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strikes, is going to want concessions. he is likely to want the lifting of sanctions for his action in crimea and eastern ukraine and that may be too high a price to pay joining us now the former u.s. assistant secretary of defense. the u.s. and its coalition partners have been hitting i.s.i.l. with air vix for many months now. how much of an impact would you say they've had? >> i think they've had some impact. in the past year we've taken 25% of the territory that i.s.i.s. had taken before the u.s. led coalition started. we drove them out of areas, we have taken route 47, which is the main highway from raqqa to
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mosul to prevent them from reinforcing it. we've killed jihadi john, also the number two leaders of i.s.i.s., their head in libya. we have made some impact. the question, is it quickly enough to keep our populations happy or is it quick enough to prevent them from doing attacks in other parts of the world? exactly because they are, despite whatever gains the coalition has or hasn't made, they are able to either carry out the attacks such as the one in paris or inspire them. >> therapy. i think that's a good point because you're never going to defeat them militarily. you can destroy them or show that militarily they're not effected, but as long as they appeal to people around the world for whatever reason and they keep doing these attacks
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and coming to the middle east to fight, you can't win that conflict we are seeing increased air strikes in reaction to the paris attacks. given that the attackers were born and raised in europe, why increased because they don't address the problem of so-called home-grown terror, do they? >> they don't. there's a feeling, an indication, that somehow these attacks were coordinated from the middle east, from raqqa which is the headquarters, so therefore if you can stop them there or undermine their ability to collect money by throwing their oil, they will not be able to facilitate these attacks by sending people back to do these horrible things thank you for that, as always, for your time to argentina where early
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exit polls in the presidential run-off are predicting victory for macri. it will be the first time a center right person has held the position in more than a decade. >> reporter: it came down to the final day of a long campaign. it's still unclear who will be the next president of argentina. some want radical change, a more open economy, an end to inflation, while others believe the country should move forward with more of what president kirchner have given them over the past 12 years. >> translation: we would like to see change and hope the voters do enough to make that happen. >> translation: i want the country to grow. our children had to leave because of the economic situation and we want them to return. >> reporter: the opinion polls proved unreliable in the first round when daniel scioli
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finished 3 percentage points ahead. unsure of the second round it has led to a bitter campaign with bow both candidates urging their supporters out to vote. the country divided between those who want change after the same government in office for 12 years and those who want much more of the same with minor adjustments. argentina's future hangs in the balance. the country faces high inflation, dwindling reserves. macri has promised to deal with these. it also enjoys high employment, extensive public health and education systems and has been praised for tackling human rights issues which scioli says he will fight to maintain. the voters are faced of a choice between two models, distinct ways of attack the country's
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future going to our correspondent live for us. the first official results coming through. what are they saying? >> reporter: i'm here at the headquarters. people here are already celebrating. [ no audio ] [ inaudible ]
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thank you very much for that update from a very noisy area. stay with us. coming up on the al jazeera news hour a washing post journalism is sentenced to an unspecified prison term in iran for spying. the sludge affecting the environment. djokovic ends the year on top of world tennis again.
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the attacks in paris have led to calls for tighter policing of europe's borders in response. the e.u. have ordered checks on everyone arriving and leaving schengen. it is the orange area here and has been in place for 30 years. you can enter the area at any border, like spain, travel anywhere in europe across countries which are part of the zone and exit say from finland without having to pass through border controls or have your passport checked. it is worth noting that the u.k. and ireland despite of being part of the e.u. aren't part of the schengen zone. it recognise the free movement of people guaranteed by the e.u. that is about to change from the slovenia/croatia border. >> reporter: fences, the e.u.
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has for years campaigned against them. in northern ireland's divide communities, in the occupied palestinian territories. now inside europe itself security just like evidence where else is trumping high moral talk of human rights. greece has a fence, macedonia is currently making one, hungary had fence itself off. this is all calling into question what the european union's greatest supporters is saying their greatest positives is border free travel known as schengen. >> reporter: it turns 30 years. writers were writing the books of end of history, a source of boring but say state of affairs in which nothing really significant was going to happen and conflicts were a thing of the past. what a long time ago.
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that now feels. the question really is whether a europe without borders and security checks is really such a good idea in such a violent world. so the right in any country, schengen, lack of border controls which allows for attacks in europe. they say we told you this would happen. >> schengen is not working because it must be like it was once 25 years ago or something like that when you have to show your passport. it's no need to make such a strong borders, but i think it's important to show on each border your passport and the. >> reporter: the dutch government is now proposing going back to the original mini schengen open borders with just
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it, austria, germany. this will leave the e.u. cups like slovenia out, which is a main refugee route suddenly under threat. liberal voices here say it would be an economic and social disaster for them. >> i am afraid that we are in a state of disintegration. that will be led by right wing politicians predominantly, so they will impose a europe that will be more and more difficult. >> reporter: the doomsday scenario is not just of the schengen but e.u. the collapse of free trade movements, unpicking of wounds between countries which two generations ago that were at war. that would be a victory for i.s.i.l. mali's president has told al jazeera that the group al-mourabitoun was not behind
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friday's attack. the al-qaeda affiliate had claimed responsibility, but the president says it was the almacina front that carried out the siege. 21 people were killed including two attackers. many people have him no choice but to continue with life as normal. >> reporter: this is bamako central market, busy as ever. two days of attack on a luxury hotel that killed dozens of people, but most here seemed to have moved on, even as a ten day state of emergency is announced. this person's only concern is if will affect their income. >> translation: if the state of emergency will bring piece sobeit. i hope it won't stop my customers from coming to the market >> reporter: so far no extra also presence on the street. the government hopes the measures will lead to the arrest of suspects and per cent a lair
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attack. >> the government new what they were looking for. people from 20 countries who are inside the hotel, at least two major captives being held. a man hunt is on. there are concerns that they might strike again. mali has seen such attacks before. the armed group that has taken responsibility for friday's attack also targeted a pub frequented by foreigners in bamako back in march. in august another hotel was attacked. in both cases, people were killed. mali's history with state of emergency is raising concerns for some. >> translation: if i remember, there were three states of emergency in the past and on each occasion it was the civil population that suffered the most. >> reporter: in mali they will be watching to see whether this
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will be an period of peace or uncertainty. things are back to normal now on the streets of the cam capital an iranian court has sentenced a journalest to an unspecified term. he was convicted last month of espionage. the newspaper says iran has produced no evidence of any wrongdoing and has called the sentence a sham. the foreign editor for the washington post says getting diplomatic help to their correspondent has been difficult. >> he is a dual iranian and american citizen. that has made the case difficult because iran will not recognise his u.s. citizenship. he is not alone in being put behind bars. other journalists have been arrested. he is alone as a foreign correspondent now detained longer than any foreign correspondent in iranian
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history, longer even the american hostages who were taken in 1979. it is time for senior leaders to step in. this case has been stuck in iran's judiciary now for 15 months. this is the moment when iran senior leaders have the power to overturn a verdict, to issue a pardon, to make this matter go away and resolve it once and for all an israeli woman has died in hospital after being stabbed by a palestinian in the block in the occupied west blank. israeli security forces shot the palestinian attacker dead. in a separate incident, a 16-year-old palestinian girl was shot dead by israeli security forces after sheaf tried to stab an israeli at a traffic junction. an israeli shot dead a palestinian man in a settlement. the man reportedly tried to ram his car into israelis. 16 israelis and 91 palestinians
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have been killed since the lateest wave of violence began in october opposition parties have called for a strike on monday in bangladesh. it is in response to athe execution of two men for war crimes in 1971. >> reporter: they have come to celebrate the hangings. for some, a movement calling for the death penalty of those convicted of war crimes, the verdicts have arrived 44 years too late. hundreds of thousands of people were killed in 1971. the bangladeshi government puts the number at around 4 million >> translation: they took our sisters, daughters and sons by force and handed them over to the pakistan is. in return they became rich and
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powerful >> reporter: the two men who were hanged were powerful, influential opposition leaders with many supporters. human rights watch says these trials have been more about a power trollying between the government and the opposition than about justice. >> in this case we have instances of harassment of defense, counsel, including one of the lawyers had to go into hiding before this trial because of raids on his office and threats. the problem is that glitch has been cutting-- bangladesh has been cutting corner. >> reporter: war crimes verdicts have resulted in hundreds killed in the street. in no small part because many
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say the opposition is in disarray after the government crack down. >> reporter: those who port the executions are out in force here. thousands of opposition activists are under arrest or in hiding. we tried to speak with opposition leaders and lawyers about their reaction to the executions. they all said they did not feel it was safe to comment. the fear remains that the opposition reaction to the hanging could turn violent any moment. a fear reinforced by the shooting of a journalism covering the burial. a general strike to monday is, the authorities are worried the street protests will end the year the same as the year began a land slide in myanmar has killed 94 people and around 100 are still missing. it happened when a mountain of mining waste when a jade mine
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collapsed. emergency services are still looking for survivors. it is not clear what caused it. the mud flow has reached the atlantic ocean. the disaster has killed 11 people. >> reporter: the river turned a murky orange as far as the eye can see. the change in color is caused by mining waste unleashed after two dams collapsed. >> translation: all we expect now is the death of the river. all of the logistics going on here will not solve our problems. we need a solution. >> reporter: the mine is owned by an australian and brazilian
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joint venture which has agreed to pay more than a quarter of a billion dollars. they say the mud is not toxic. >> translation: i'm catching just one or two fish a day now. just recently i was catching seven. i can't say anything now, you can't throw that water on the cocoa plant. it will die. we don't know what's in the water. there's nothing we can do >> reporter: biology echt-- biologist are working to clear the damage. there is enough to fill 25,000 olympic sized swimming pools. >> translation: our objective is to reduce the negative impact, to mitigate. with regards to who is to blame in legal proceedings, that's for the courts. >> reporter: brazil's environment minister says it could take up to 30 years to clear up the basin calming this
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the country's worst environmental disaster in history two protesters have been shot and killed by police in southern nepal. they have been protesting against nepal's new constitution for months. police say they were trying to stop the group from blocking a main highway. still to come this news hour the fight against i.s.i.l. in northern iraq leaves hundreds of orphaned children to fend for themselves. millions in myanmar are without power after electricity pylons were blown up. in sport a leading greek football club attacks the referee who dallied off the d-- called off the derby due to violence. violence.
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good to have you with us. these are our top stories. the belgian capital remains on lock down as a threat of
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paris-style attacks looms. soldiers have been patrolling the streets. metro and schools to be closed on monday. france is stepping up fight against islamic state in iraq and the levant. the aircraft carrier is set to begin operations against i.s.i.l. from monday. it will triple the number of french aircraft operating over syria and iraq. early exit polls in argentina's suggest macri is heading for victory. if he wins it will be the first time the center right has held a presidency in more than a decade. to the fight against i.s.i.l. france an russia have stepped up their bombing campaign in syria. that has led to more civilian suffering. 400 have been killed in the last
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six weeks. >> reporter: this lady has just received news her father was killed in what she says was a russian air strike inside syria. because she doesn't have travel documents, she won't be able to attend the funeral. >> translation: we are suffering a lot. i've been away from my family for two years. i just want to get back and say goodbye. >> reporter: she is among many syrians who have fled to turkey. this man has been here with his brother and sister for almost two years. their father was badly hurt in a barrel bomb attack. he and his brother and sister drove for 20 hours to get to the border crossing, but because he lost his id, he won't be able to cross into syria. >> translation: my father called us and said he would love
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to see us. his health is degenerating-- deteriorating, but i won't be able to join him. >> reporter: turkey has increased security at its border with syria after several attacks for which the government blames i.s.i.l. turkey's western allies have been asking for tighter border controls for some time. there are two reasons why the u.s. is stepping up pressure for borders to be sealed off. to stop fighters from crossing into border and so that i.s.i.l. won't be able to smuggle oil in. i.s.i.l. will then lose significant revenues and this influence in the region will diminish. these are syrian rebels on the move to retake i.s.i.l. territory in aleppo. turkish fighter jets had helping them. but syrian opposition military
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commanders say more should be done. >> translation: the international coalition is launching air strikes against i.s.i.l., but air strikes won't defeat i.s.i.l. you need to have boots on the ground and the only way is to give weapons to lead that fight. >> reporter: the u.s. is reluctant to give the rebels advance weapons fear they might fall into hands of groups affiliated with i.s.i.l. or al-qaeda. back at the border crossing, these syrian refugees will have to wait until war comes to an end to reunite with their relatives hundreds of kurdish children in northern iraq have been orphaned by the fight against i.s.i.l. aid agencies say the number of or fans could be in the thousands.
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>> reporter: meet three-year-old and one-year-old siblings. their father was killed by i.s.i.l. fighters last year when the armed group took control in northern iraq. their mother saw the fighters kill her husband and with one gun shot her whole life changed. >> translation: after they killed my husband, i.s.i.l. took the women and children and loaded us in trucks and put us in abandoned buildings. they came from time to time and selected the most beautiful girls and took them away. we remained in those buildings for at least two weeks. it was potential. my kids were-- it was horrible. there were bombing all around us. we escaped. there was nobody to look after us. >> reporter: in iraq the definition of an or fan is any child who has lost one or both parents. there are no accurate figures for how many there are, but the
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affect on the children has been immense. agencies are say the families are struggling to keep with extra mouths to feet. this woman lives far from the camps. that's an issue because the orphans don't get the help they need. at least one ngo has said that 712 orphans have been separatelily registered by them. that's only a tiny fraction of the number of orphans out there. the u.n. icef said finding and locating orphans is difficult. >> it is the continuation violence across the country that has denied access to large portions of, for example, the area. >> reporter: for the government dealing with the needs of orphans is also difficult because it doesn't have the experience needed. >> translation: we lack the professional expertise from
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workers in the humanitarian aid to help. >> reporter: coping with one or both parents gone means that specialist care. they don't have what they need. it leaving an entire generation of orphans to deal with the trauma themselves the leader of turkey's pro kurdish opposition party has escaped unhurt from a gun attack. this man's car was hit by bullets. he was a presidential candidate with the h.d.p. party and became turkey's third largest party in elections earlier this month and opposes the government's war with kurdish fighters. at least eight people have been killed in nigeria after a female suicide bomber blew herself up. the attack took place in the a
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north ian city. most victims are believed to be women and children. there have been more casualties in yemen. 16 houthi fighters were killed and dozens more injured in the latest rouen of saudi-air strikes. forces reported two deaths. one civilian dept in the battle-- died in the battle for city. egyptians have been given an after day off work on monday to intice them to vote >> reporter: egyptian president sisi cast his ballot in the latest round of voting in long delayed parliamentary elections. polling stations have opened. a key question now is how many people will cast their votes. during the first round in october, turn out was just under
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22%. there are worries the number will be low this time too. few believe their vote matters. some say there is little difference between the parties. >> translation: the parties that have joined forces with the current regime. that's my opinion. this is not something i recognise at all because this next parliament is the return of the npdsome boles, their political return once again. >> reporter: in 2012 with the turk out of roughly 46%. the muslim brotherhood won what were regarded as free and fair elections. over 12 months later it was deposed in a military coup which dissolved the freedom and justice party. the parties got support from other parties by promising to hold parliament elections within three months. it has taken two years for that to happen. dozens of journalists are behind bars and the media are tightly
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controlled. several parties have boycotted this latest vote claiming there's little chance for them to play a role in egypt's politics. >> one is widespread frogs tryings and cynicism that this upcoming parliament of perform any serious role. the dominant feeling is that the president wants a parliament that is going to support him in all the decisions he is going to make. >> reporter: president sisi has faced international criticism for cracking down opponents. this vote is unlikely to change the face of egyptian politics, but the level of turn out may give some indication as to how many egyptians are behind their president and his policies an associate professor of political science. he says low confidence and a lack of competition in this election has affected voters.
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>> one of the reasons behind this, particularly in the first phase and second face is the political fatigue. many people think that the department will not reflect well. there's no confidence that these elections would really lead to something different to what is happening right now. the second thing is there's no competition, given the fact that the main opposition movement right now either - the second thing many people, particularly those who participated in july coup, particularly civilian partners, they are not part of the game right now. the competition now is the regi regime between those who are supported by the intelligence an security forces there has been fighting between anti muslim and anti racist protestors in australia.
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six people were arrested after disagreement turned violent. a group called reclaim australia and anti racist group held their own rally in response. almost on two million people in crimea are without power after pylons carrying electricity it from ukraine were blown up. the state of emergency was declared in the area. the incident is likely to heighten already tense relations between russia and ukraine. gentleman circulated on social media imanals of the four damaged electricity pylons. officials say crimea is cut off. attached to one is a flag. you crane still continues to supply the peninsula with electricity. overnight the country's largest city was plunged into darkness with thousands of home left
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without power. at this city hospital back up generators were used to keep the lights on and violets equipment running. rescue teams have been put on high alert and a state of emergency declared. >> translation: absolutely all services have been fully mobilized. all generators have been checked. they are mostly located in schools, hospitals and kindergartens. two of the four pylons were first damaged on friday. activists, clueing crimeans, tried to repair the lines but were pushed back by police. officials believe the pylons were blown up. russia hasn't said who it thinks caused the damage. state media reported the pylons had been attacked by
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nationalists. it is expected to take up to 48 hours for power to be restored robyn has your sports news head.
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ethiopian country is one of the fastest growing in the world. it has one of the worst reputations in the world when it comes to media freedom. >> reporter: this blogger and his associates say they live in fear. the terrorism charges against them and seven other bloggers and journalists were dropped after they spent more than a year in jail. he describes way he says 75 days of isolation on a mattress on the floor. >> i was bitten on the foot. i was forced to do sit-ups. i was slapped a lot of times. i sometimes think that i'm going - my life going to be between jail and getting released. the openly thing i want from the
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government is to allow me freely express myself. >> reporter: this is ethiopia's straight broadcaster. the organization reporters without borders says the government has forced private media companies to close in recent years. ethiopia is the fourth most sen sored country in the world. ethiopia has one of the fastest growing economies in the world. it has grown on average by more than 10% a year over the last decade. foreign investment is flooding in. this is the recently opened light railway. it cost around 475 million dollars to build with the help of a chinese loan. it's projects like this these that help to highlight the rapid pace of development here. the government categorically denies accusations from its critics both here and abroad that ideas of democratic change
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and freedom of peach are being side lined for the sake of economic development. the government says it is determined to beat poverty with a per capita gdp of around $550 ethiopia remains one of the poorest countries in the world. its military and vast security operators have managed to protect the country from attacks. there has to be stability if it is to achieve its goal of transforming ethiopia into a middle income country in the next 10 years. it says the media are free to criticise but there are limits, including what it describes as inciting political hatred or riots, but it does admit mistakes. >> over night, we are learning country. one process. there might be will things because of our immaturity above that and beyond that there might
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also be errors. we don't have that kind of approach of procedures of interrogation. >> reporter: if evidence is presented, would the government allow a transparent thorough investigation into allegations of torture? >> if they have come with concrete things, yes. that's unacceptable >> reporter: for journalists and bloggers like these two, words and deeds are sometimes very different things we're going take you to brussels now body the federal prosecutor's office have been holding a news conference of the let's listen to what they've been saying. >> the investigation after the paris attacks, the fed prosecution's office and the brussels investigate iing raide
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total of 19 houses in the region. these searches took place in molenbeek and other areas. there were also house searches carried out in sharalah. in total 16 persons were arrested. the investigating judge will decide tomorrow about their possible further detention. a vehicle ran into the police after police officers fired two shots. the vehicle rushed off but was intercepted later in brussels. a man who was hurt, the driver, was arrested. for the time being we cannot confirm if it is in relation to the ongoing investigation and this arrest. no further specific incidents occurred during the searches. no further information can be given about objects found nor
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about identity of the persons arrested. until now, no firearms or explosives were found. salah abdeslam is not among the persons arrested during the searches. specific elements of the inquiry have necessitated the actions of sunday night. currently no more details can be given. the federal prosecutor's office and the police services insist on thanking the press and the uses of the social media for having taken into account the needs of the ongoing operation when covering the operation that was the belgian
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prosecutor speaking there. going to paul brennan who is joining us on the line from brussels. the belgian prosecutor saying 16 people arrested in raids, the man believed to be involved in the paris attacks but salah abdeslam isn't one of them. this is part of the security operations that have been carried out in belgium since the paris attacks. >> reporter: that's right. the impression that we're getting from the news conference that we just heard from the prosecutor there is that they've taken two days where we've been in the highest state of alert here in brussels to assess the intelligence, put the operational needs into place and then launch the raids in a concerted and coordinated manner. the belgian prosecutor poke about raids taking place across a wide range of location, molenbeek and others. these are not just isolated
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instances. this is a coordinated and concerted effort by the security forces here in belgium. 16 people have been arrested, a total of 19 raids. we have to say that previous raids have meant that people have been arrested and in 24 hours they have been released. so not all of these people can be regarded as absolutely nailed on subjects, but at the moment they are in custody, they're being questioned to find out what they know. the intelligence operation continues, but the biggest concern, and i think the biggest concern because it's not going to affect the down grading of the terror alert or the security alert, is the fact that salah abdeslam, the main priority for the security forces here for the last 36/48 hours, has not been one of those people who have been arrested this evening.
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i've seen reports that he is headed - a car which may contain him was on the way to germany. it wasn't mentioned in the news conference, but it has been mentioned in some media reports. the pan hunt for salah abdeslam continues. nonetheless, the security forces clearly have launched a serious and coordinated series of raids thank you very much for that. it's time for the sports news now. >> reporter: thank you very much. tennis first. djokovic has ensured an historic end in london. he was against his old rival federer.
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djokovic seemed eager to make amend. it was over in 80 minutes. double faulting on double match, six three and six four win. another season of djokovic comes to an end. 11 titles this year, including three grand slams and maintained his world status plus over two million dollars in prize money. >> it means the world to me. i'm working hard to get myself in a position to fight for bigger trophies. i'm so blessed to have the year that i had. it's incredible. >> reporter: the davis cup team has delayed its travel until monday. the city is almost 60 km away from brussels which is at its highest level of alert amid
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fears of an attack. the tennis federation says it is greatly concerned by the alert but the final will go ahead. the violence took between fans and police after the decision to postpone the match. the chairman threatened to resign but agreed on sunday to stay on after an emergency board meeting. the club is calling on fans to tunneling a peaceful protest on wednesday protesting the problems facing greek football. a football journeyist in attestsens-- athens was at that play. >> reporter: it is firstly the
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club's apparent inability to control those if you fans that have that strong tendency to violence. the management has made all possible efforts, we understand, to persuade all fans to be as peaceful as possible and has failed into that. that's one point. the second point is the club's inability to secure cam footing in greek football by combatting the widespread corruption because there are wide judicial inquiries underway about corruption in greek football, including charges of running a criminal organization, match fixing and so on. they feel they are the victim of that situation and they to have combat this. they have not managed to do that successfully.
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so there is a general disappointment and disallusionment amongst fans. mcilroy has finished the year's number one golfer after winning in dubai. by the 17th he had a two shot lead, but then disaster struck with his t shot. a brilliant put allowed him to stay ahead going into the final hole. the northern irish man negotiated that without any alarm to finish with a find round of 66 at 21 under. for the third time in four years pocketing over two and a half million dollars. that's the sport. more later thank you very much. that does it for the al jazeera news hour, but i'm back in just a few minutes with another full news bulletin.
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