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of a relative few bad actors. well, that's really "third rail". announcer: this is al jazeera. hello, welcome to the newshour. here is what is coming up in the next 60 minutes. venezuela's wait for election results from a key poll that could change the country's leadership big games for france's far right party in the first round of regional elections. a breakthrough agreement for libya as political rivals reach a deal to stop the conflict in their country. >> calls for the indian
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government to do more after devastating floods in chennai hello, we begin with the latest from venezuela, the polls close in about 30 minutes. voters got an extra hour to cast their ballots. this is a key parliamentary election, changing the political make up of the national assembly and have major repercussions for the ruling socialist movement. let's go live to lucia newman who joins us from caracas. a huge turn out reported for the elections, and millions of venezuela awaiting the results. >> reporter: absolutely. as you say, the polls were supposed to have closed half an hour ago. a short while ago a member of the electoral council came to announce it would be extended by another hour. a couple of minutes ago the only
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opposition member of the council address said the newsroom saying he believed this was illegal. political tension are are spiking a little bit. before that the president of the electoral council came, looking angry, saying they had withdrawn the credentials of a former bolivian president because he had allegedly made inappropriate comments, and the president of the national assembly called for the expulsion of the former president, and the former president of columbia who heads a delegation of former latin american presidents. most conservatives invited by the opposition. there's a bit of tension as we wait for the polls to close and the counting to begin. joining me more to talk about what is happening is david
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smylie, from the washington office of latin american, and an expert on venezuela. why are they upset about the polls opened a little longer, and about what a former president had to say? >> let's be clear, the opposition is upset about the polls. they think there's something controversial, there's the idea, impression that chavez at the end of the day gets a hold of the list, and goes out and does mobilization in the last hours. this seems to be a movement or something that will allow them to carry out the mobilization. so a director came out saying it was illegal, it was unnecessary, given venezuela electoral law. now, the government is quite upset about the former president making declarations. the electoral law is strict on what the observers can say when they are here. it is clear, you can tell that he is upset now.
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>> would this indicate things are not going as well as they may have hoped? >> it could indicate that. it seems like the government is stressed, and they seem to have a short fuse. >> how important is it for them really to lose control of the national assembly, considering they controlled all the other branches of the state apparatus, the other institutions. >> it's not vital. you'll have four out of five branches of government. it's an important symbolic thing. this is a government that has an ideology, that they representatives the majority. this is a revolution. it's not just any government. it's part of their way of being controlled. completely without debate. this will mark a new stage for them. >> it certainly wouldn't be the first time that the government would have to share some of its power with another institution, but does it mean that some people are predicting the beginning of the end of the
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government. >> it doesn't mean that in the short term. as i said, nicolas maduro government still controls five branches of the government. and most of the state apparatus. what it means is this will give the opposition momentum, and it could lead to a push for real referendum, available in 2016. if we get the signatures, it can push, and that could spell the end of the government. >> a lot at stake. thank you. >> people are getting very, very excited. it should be a time before we get some indication of what may have transpired in the election. back to you. >> stay with al jazeera for the latest on the election results from venezuela now to france, the far right party is in the lead after the first round of regional elections. this is the first major vote since the attacks in paris last month. exit polls show that marie le
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pen national front party received 30% of the vote. center right government led by niklas sarcozy has 77%. and francois holland's socialist party has 22% share. jacky rowland has been following the events. >> reporter: president francois holland was up early to cast hays vote. his ratings has been up since the attacks. it hasn't helped the socialist party. for the past five years, they have controlled every region of france for the past five years. it looks set to change. this was the first round of voting, but marie le pen and the national front instead -- have mad significant gains, anti-muslim and anti-immigrant rhetoric struck a chord with voters at a time when france is on alert
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from recent attack. >> translation: i trust the voters, they have seen us at work, in the town halls, at the county council, at the european parliament. i think that's why more and more are turning to us. >> the other winner is the former president nicolas sarkozy and his republicans. in several regions, they picked up votes at the expense of the socialist. the national front is well placed to take control of at least two regional councils, one in the north, and one in the south-east. in the second round people may vote for a candidate not from their party, but simply to keep the far right out. so jubilation on sunday evening at the national front headquarters in paris. this was only the first round of voting. the turnout was low, at only around 50%.
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the second and decisive round will take place in a week's time a u.s. president obama will make a rare prime-time speech from the oval office. the address will provide an update on the federal investigation into wednesday's mass shootings in san bernardino california, which killed 14. the a.p. i is treating the attack in which a husband and wife opened fire at a social serveses center as an act of terrorism. the suspect were shot and killed. president obama is expected to talk about national security and u.s. gun laws. from washington alan fisher reports. >> good evening. >> reporter: an oval office address can be of concern and significance. this is the third time president obama did is it. i.s.i.l. attacks around the world and mass shootings like the one on wednesday put pressure on the president to assure americans that he'd keep them safe. he spent saturday with national
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security vizors. attorney-general loretta lynch said the u.s. is facing a changing threat. >> we have come from a time of large-scale planned al qaeda-style attacks. to the encouragement of lone wolves - fort hood. chattanooga, for the encouragement of people to act on their own. >> reporter: investigators are looking at the san bernardino shooting suggesting that they may have been radicalized. and acting on a political agenda. there's concern across the u.s. what that may mean for them. this was the comment from the president of a leading christian university, an important result for the would-be candidates. >> if more good people had concealed permits, we could end the muslims before they go out. >> reporter: the mass shooting in california, and the one in colorado reopened the debate on tightening gun laws, a divisive subject in the u.s.
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many republican presidential candidates like ted cruz and strump oppose the changes. the man who styles himself as a tough police officer, says anyone licensed to carry a gun should. >> my goal of utilizing 250,000 citizens armed with concealed weapons is to stop the carnage stop the kill g before the cops arrive. >> reporter: federal authorities are worried people will take action out of fear. >> trying to channel it into an awareness of your surroundings, to get you to a place where you are living life. if you see something that doesn't make sense, you say something to someone. >> reporter: this is an issue that saw president obama's approval ralting fall dramatically, accused of underestimate ght the threat for too long. his words are, the white house says, is about convincing americans they will defeat terrorism and keep them safe. al jazeera's patty culhane is live at the white house for us. what are we expecting to hear
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from the u.s. president. any major changes in policy in unusual broadcast from the oval office. >> so far all signals from within the white house do not accept significant policy changes that the president will announce on gun control or fighting in the islamic state of iraq and levant. so basically we hear what we have heard from the president several times. so why the national address? especially from the oval office, this is only the third time doing that, and it is meant to send a message of seriousness. the reason is the american public overwhelmingly don't agree with what the president is doing. a number for you. 73% of americans thought a major terrorist attack in the u.s. was eminent. he needs to let them know what he's going to try to do is send a message to keep the american people safe. and he'll make the case for his strategy in syria and iraq.
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31% of people approve of what he's doing. the vast majority say it's not working. he is going to try to change the american people's perception that what he's doing is not working. >> this happened in san bernardino, was unfortunately the latest in a grim lift of mass shootings that has taken place in the united states. what is the likelihood to see movement on gun control in the u.s. >> we'll go back a couple of years, after newtown connecticut, where 25 children were killed in their classroom. the president made a major push for expanding background checks. american people overwhelmingly wanted the bill past, it didn't. it went down seriously. the president had an executive actions and said at the time that it was all he could do on his own. it's unlikely he'll say he is doing anything additional.
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he'll call for congress to do more to take it up again. it's not going to happen. this was after the mass shooting. they took up a bill to keep people on the terrorist watch list. the vast majority took it down. they are not likely to take up anything more zoont. >> patty culhane live from the white house. the keenly anticipated speech in less than two hours. more to come. the latest from yermen, where a key ally of the president has been killed, along with his body guard. we are in a picturesque part of england where rain turned roads into rivers. and liverpool's mini revival under jurgen klopp is derailed by a relegation threat in
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newcastle. that coming up later in sport that's still ahead. first, turkey says it will stop transferring more troops to an area near the i.s.i.l.-controlled iraqi city of mosul, after the baghdad government gave a deadline of 48 hours for turkey to remove its forces and threaten to go to the united nations, and it is not clear what will happen. troops are there to train anti-i.s.i.l. forces you don't have to go far in erbil to see how close the ties are. trade is the big one. ankara reports is lot of it. the kurdish region imports a lot of products. the relations between baghdad and ankara are strained over revenue disputes. with turkish troops on soil,
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tensions rose further. despite the fact that baghdad knew about the troops in the area since they arrived. this man writes on political affairs, and says other concerns lies behind a decision to bring in troops. in particular, the iranian role in the region. >> turkey wants to maintain good relations, and wants to help the kurdish regional government. baghdad and iran opposes that. this is one way to maintain good relations within the region. >> those good relations angered others. speaking in baghdad a shia politician issued a warning. >> translation: in case the forces didn't leave or get hit by iraqi air forces it would be followed by other forces, america, saudi arabia, qatar and others. it's the beginning and a test. and why there should be a confrontation by the parliament,
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and i asked them to hold an emergency session to take the right decision to back the government. >> many say this is a decision to force turkish troops out of the country. turkey says it was invited. >> translation: around 2,000 volunteer fighters from mosul has been trained for the past year. the training has been launched upon the request of the governor of mosul and coordinated by the defence ministry. >> this shows that iraq is divided and the central government controls baghdad, the rest is divided between the kurdish region, territory held by i.s.i.l., kurds and arabs. >> turkey kurds and syria kurds are not looked at in the same way. baghdad says turkey is allowing the government to remain independent and can't maintain control over the whole country,
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that is a real issue between baghdad and ankara, it will make it worse russia started coordinating with iran in the fight against i.s.i.l. in syria, according to the top advisor of iran's supreme leader. they have been close allies and van pressing to secure bashar al-assad future. >> we will not leave bashar al-assad in the battlefield or when it comes to politics. bashar al-assad is a red line, erected by the syrian people, and only the syrian people should decide the future. no one outside syria should be able to make a decision on behalf of the people of syria. >> the syria president criticized the u.k. air campaign against i.s.i.l., and called it illegal. bashar al-assad admitted david
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cameron's claim that air strikes will help opposition fighters to take on i.s.i.l. >> about the statement that there are 70,000 moderate poight fighters, it is not accepted. there's not 70,000, there's not 7,000, or 10 of those. the international coalition's air strikes are doomed to fail. britain and france don't have the will or the vision to defeat terrorism. libya's two rival governments reached a deal to hold elections, it's hoped the deal will end the violence and chaos since muammar gaddafi was overthrown in 2011. victoria gatenby reports. a libyan initiative. for the first time in the country's long-running political crisis, an agreement to work together. these are representatives of the two rival parliament. the deal calls for the two sides to form a 10-member committee,
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to help choose a government of national reconciliation. >> translation: this is a purely libyan meeting, arranged by libyans. we call on the united nations to endorse this move, which will provide a swift, prompt solution to the libyan crisis. it was a national sincere and constructive dialogue. each party accepts the other party with an open heart. we are not fully apprised to take decisions on behalf of the parliament, but i call on all parties to support it. >> reporter: some m.p.s from both houses are against the deal. the u.n. welcomed it. it says i.s.i.l.-linked fighters took advantage of the power vacuum in libya, and the country needs to unite before the ideology spreads. >> to have the threat of d.a.e.s.h., and the scourge of terrorism is expanding every day. we have a situation where the international community is
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fighting against d.a.e.s.h. in syria, and fighters in syria probably come to where the security vacuum is in libya, it's a matter of days not weeks to sign the agreement. >> reporter: violence and rivalries polarized libya. the country has fallen into chaos since the 2011 uprisiong deposing general gadaffi. the general national congress is one of two rival administrations. the other is the u.n. recognised government based in the eastern city of tobruk. each is supported by armed groups engaged in daily fighting. the former general hafta took charge of a growing army which eventually allied with the tobruk government. the chaos is made worse by libya who do not follow the groups. some claimed allegiance to i.s.i.l., stepping into an already crowded battle ground. under the agreement, elections
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will be held within two years. an interim president and duty are expected to be named within weeks, a sign of unity in rome later this month an expert on libya and the founder of the libyan human rights commission joins me from california in the u.s. thank you for being with us. what do you make of this. it must be a step in the right direction for libya? >> i have not been as optimistic as i am today. i don't want to be too optimistic, but it looks good. the reason it looks good, it has the support of people on the street. there has been some level of grassroot movement to honour and uphold the constitution that was established for libya in 1951, and amended in '63. so i believe the meeting that took place in tunis between the two parties has that in the
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center of their thinking. going forward to establish the committee of 10, hopefully you get the right prime minister and the two deputies moving forward, and i think what they need now, moving forward, is the support of the united nations. only support and a process by which the libyans can exercise their - some level of constitutionally to form a legislative body, hopefully not two years. i think it should be shorter than two years. and hopefully get a very good process moving forward. i call on the united states to actually support this process, indoors it, but unfortunately, i would want to have jonathan wiener, who is actually - has not done a good job, who has been the envoy for the libyan
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process to resign or not have a hand in this. he has done a poor job, in my opinion. >> you mention there that this deal has support from people on the street. how important is that, the fact that this is a libyan deal brokered by libyans. politicians from two rival parliament reached the power-sharing agreement, shunning the u.n. brokered deal to avoid the taint of it being a foreign intervention. how important is that going forward? >> libya's hours are apprehensive about foreign intervention. so having an existing libyan constitution existing during the monarchy during "51 up to 1969 has had and received a great deal of push and support. nos has you haven't seen rallies or large waves of people on the
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streets doing this, but there has been, and i know for a fact there has been a lot of support for that process. another individual who failed miserable yil in ratifying the -- miserably in ratifying the constitution, is someone that is very corrupt, someone that said that the revolution should not have every hand, in addition to jonathan wiener in washington. i think there is something viable going forward. we need the support the united nations, and i want to say not the type of support that leonardo, leon, had done in the past many, many, many months, who has recently been replaced, but we need the mechanics. we need the constructive support to carry on a good election process, good democratic process
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that would actually produce a good legislative body. we don't want something carried, something quick, but we don't want something going forward for two years. two years is a long time. i'm hoping nine months at the most, 12 months big step for libya, it will be interesting to see how this plays out. joining us from irvine, california. appreciate your time now, yemen's president accused men with links to rival houthi rebels and forces loyal to former president ali abdullah saleh of carrying out the assassination of aden's governor. president abd-rabbu mansour hadi met politicians others, asking them to secure the region. we have this report. >> reporter: this is the spot where the governor of aden was killed.
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major general jaafar mohammed saad. the car he was travelling in is engulfed in flames. jaafar mohammed saad was sworn in as governor two months ago, and was a close ally of abd-rabbu mansour hadi, who returned to aden from exile in saudi arabia. >> the governor moved about in a convoy of five cars. it was heavily secured. he knew he would be targeted, he knew an attempt was inevitable, so hee moved cautiously over the past few weeks. multiple militia groups blocked him entering his own office in aden, so me knew the situation was precarious. >> reporter: so the allies launched a military campaign in march against the houthi rebels that had taken over sanaa, with the support of forces loyal to the former president ali
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abdullah saleh. although the conflict begun with air strikes, the coalition sent ground forces. there's an alliance of houthi fighters, barked by troops, driving the rebels out of aden five months ago. security remains a challenge. groups affiliated with i.s.i.l. have upped their presence. analysts say the presence of al qaeda, i.s.i.l. and tribal militias with allegiances to the different groups will create a bigger security threat. >> i.s.i.l. is here, aqab is here - more - other factions are also here in aden, and aden is surrounded by areas controlled by aqab and i.s.i.l. unless president abd-rabbu mansour hadi addresses the lack of security in aden quickly and swiftly, things will deteriorate. >> the latest violence comes
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after the latest u.n. representitive met the president of aden met abd-rabbu mansour hadi, in an effort to bring eight months of conflict to an end why politicians in malyi are failing to -- mali are failing to attract residents backs to their home. apes under threat and at the world junior tennis championships, europe is trying to loosen china's grip on the sport. teaching the youth on the front lines. working towards a better future. >> this is one of the most important sites in the century. >> proudest moment of my life.
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hello again, the top stories on al jazeera. venezuela have been voting in parliamentary elections in huge numbers. the opposition coalition expected to put up a strong showing, challenging the dominance of president nicolas maduro's socialist government france's far right national front is in the lead in the first round of regional elections with 30% of the vote.
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exit polls show marie le pen's party is ahead in 6 out of 13 regions, this is the first major poll since the attacks in paris libya's two rival governments described a deal aimed at resolving the country's problems as a leap forward. the governments in libya and internationally elected government in tobruk agreed to hold elections. back to the venezuela parliamentary election. live to lucia newman, going us from caracas. what is the latest there? >> hello. now the polls should have closed. the electoral council announced they were extending the voting period by an hour, there are peel in line waiting to vote -- people in line waiting to vote. we don't know when it will begin. in this country results of exit polls are illegal.
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not until the members. electoral council come here to where i am, and tell us what the results are. will we have real indications of what hags transpirate in this -- haas transpired in this crucial election. one of the members of the electoral council that represents the opposition, the only opposition member of the 5-person council came out a short while ago and challenged the extension of the voting period. he said that it was illegal, and should not have happened. tensions are beginning to be raised. they are getting a little high. people nervous on both sides about what would happen. the opposition comes to it for the first time, there's a chance of breaking the government's graham on state united nations by gaining a majority in the legislative council. >> what is at stake for venezuelans. we mentioned earlier the huge turn out and how crucial the
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election is. a lot of people have been suffering under the economic stress there. >> well, yes, this country has now the highest inflation rate in the world, according to some independent economists, it's in the three digit area now. crime rate is huge, one of the highest murder rates in the world. the scarcities of every major good force people to cue you cue up for hours and hour all day long. whether or not a change of who controls the national assembly will fix that is another question. depending who you ask. they say that it's time to be changed. they have a crack at having what
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is inspired in the country israel's prime minister rejected john kerry's warning that his country is heading towards a binational stay. the u.s. secretary of state talked about the dangers of a collapse of the palestinian authorities. if there is a risk that the pa could collapse, and it is in israel's interests for it to, in fact, survive, as the prime minister suggested, should more, therefore, not be done to help sustain it? . the one-state solution is no solution at all for a secure jewish democratic israel living in peace. it is simply not a viable option. >> israel will not be a bilateral state. in order for there to be peace, the other side needs to decide they want peace.
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this is not what they see. the authority's incitement is continuing. it must stop stephanie dekker reports on the reaction to kerry's statements, from western jerusalem, blaming both sides for the collapse of peace. >> frank words from the u.s. secretary of state who has been involved inform trying to get both sides to the negotiating table. the last round of talks he brokered failed. he was here two weeks ago meeting with both sides and he left empty-handed. what we heard from him is where he thinks things failed, pointing the finger of blame. mahmoud abbas said he needed to do less to insight. he needed to condemn the attacks that happen over the last few months, and pointed the finger of blame at israel. the policy gave the idea of a unilateral move to annex the west bank and called into question the commitment to peace. we heard from the prime minister binyamin netanyahu in the
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cabinet meeting, saying there'll never be a binational state. that's one statement, something kerry warned about, but that palestinians needed to be a partner of peace. both sides as divided and as far away from coming to the tainable as ever. we had that, too, explained by john kerry, who said that never had he seen the distrust between the two sides as much as it is now, and when he said he spoke to president mahmoud abbas, and said the despair conveyed to him by the president, again, as bad as it's ever been. not a very optimistic vision from the u.s. secretary of state, and, of course, we have had the announcement fro the white house, that there will not be a 2-state solution under the administration, but that has not come as a surprise to anyone here. >> floodwaters are beginning to recede in chennai, leaving mounds of garbage. the heavy rains meant a lack of
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food, drinking water and shelter for most. now there were concerns over the spread of diseases. we have this report from new delhi. >> reporter: with the few household its the floodwaters shared. this woman prepares a meal for the family. this is not much. for the past week she struggled to find the basics to keep her family alive. when the floods came suddenly we ran out of this place for safety. the first floor was submerged the water rose to the second floor. i've been wearing this for the past five days. we lost everything. everything was washed away. we don't know how to continue our life, the future as a question mark. >> reporter: power's slowly being restored in chen sigh. until the lights come on, all they can do is wait. his home is dark and damp. the perfect breeding ground for disease. the dangers are growing by the day.
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no one has answered the call for help. >> translation: so far no one from the ruling parties visited us. they never bothered to find out the condition we were in. water was rising. we screamed for help. no one came. >> reporter: floodwaters receded in the neighbourhood. residents have a lot to worry about. piles of rubbish and fears that water sources are contaminated is raising concerns about possible outbreaks of illness. rain threatens to threaten the recovery. where they can. communities are serious about cleaning up. >> we urge the government to provide amenities like drinking water and milk. first they must clean up the garbage, and for the people that have lost millions of rupees, we urge them to estimate the loss
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and compensate half of it. >> reporter: for many a week these people waded through the waters. it serves as a reminder of how bad things were. while the worst may be behind many of these people, prior conditions have brought with them desperate times. tens of thousands of homes have been left without power after a storm swept across northern britain. the region is the hardest hit. paul brennan reports. >> reporter: the river normally meanders near this town of appleby. it is lapping at the doors and sweeping away the belongings of the towns folk. as it blasted eastwards, storm desmond brought a month's rain fall in less than 24 hours. the high heels average more rainfall than the rest of the glrned. picturesque towns are more
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accustomed to being unundated with tourists. the village of braithwaite was cut off by the collapse of the road bridge into the village. rescuers worked house to house to check for stranded home owners. in this town of keswick, more that 100 were evacuated. fire chiefs affect it has challenging. power supplies were affected in around 60,000 homes. after water breached a substation. >> an emergency government meeting was called, to organise responses for the worst affected. the worst of the weather front past. water levels should begin to subside. repatriations will take longer in greece, demonstrations to mark the 7th anniversary of a teenagers killing by police turned violence.
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streets in athens saw battles break out after a largely peaceful march. demonstrators responded with tear gas and stun grenades. 18 are in custody 200 iranians refugees have protested at the border. only refugees from syria, iraq and afghanistan are allowed to cross from greece to macedonia. greek police are denying entry. to those regarded as economic migrants the government in mali is trying to encourage thousands to return home. civilians fled fighting during an insurgency in the north. despite a peace deal, many fear retaliation and a lack of services. >> reporter: a shelter for donkeys
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used to be a school. many buildings here are home to animals. tens of thousands left for places such as the camps. many are ethnic tuareg tribesman from the north-western region. a separatist group trying though declare independence in the region. some escaped fighting and some left fearing a government backlash following the signing of a peace deal. this man used to be a merchant and had to give it up due to a lack of security. he set up a small farm alongside the camp. politicians are trying to get the displaced people to return, but the people are not convinced. >> translation: those urging us to return are not aware of our conditions. we left or home. we came without a penny and started from scratch. what should we go back for, voting for those that forced us out in the first place. >> reporter: aid agencies estimate 50,000 are displaced in mali. fighting between separatists,
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tuareg rebels and the government has eased. people are not secure. refugees started a new life and have no desire to return. >> translation: we cannot go back to our homes. we have nothing left there. we started a fresh life and new business here. we learnt the trade there too. >> reporter: schools are the basic services missing. in this camp children get liquid meals with lessons. this person runs the school saying displaced people must not be asked to return unless real efforts are made to protect the next generation. >> translation: to say the children can return to the damaged schools in the current state without them being fixed and continue their studies, that, to me, would be catastrophic. >> we need to repair the site. prevent interruptions that would be damaging to the students. >> an estimated 800,000 children had the education disrupted by fighting in mali.
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unless people are confident resuming life where there homes used to be, many children will live in refugee camps as talks over climate change in paris reach a crucial phase, activists took to the streets. hundreds of people fell below the tower, calling for renewable energy. they were down the same river, calling for climate solutions. now, the decisions made by world leaders talking about ways to tackle climate change will affect the remote corners of the world. the triangle in the republic of congo is a one of the few area touched by man. there endangered gorillas and chimpan subsidy zees could be --
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chimpanzees could face challenges if the environment is changed. >> reporter: this is a view from the top of the world. >> we have fiona, with no children and another with her youngster. >> reporter: it remains an unspoilt haven to wildlife. home to chimpanzees, gorillas, and species flourishing in this refuge. >> how remote. first, you take the northbound highway to the nearest village. you are 50km away from there, it's an hour's drive down a narrow dirt trail. and a barge across the river. you paddle a canoe down two more rivers, and hike for five hours down elephant trails. >> this is it? >> yes, this is home sweet home. >> that is how you do it if the guide is dave morgan, an aid
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expert from the lincoln park zoo. he is concerned that climate change could spoil the most pristine environment on earth. we believe that there could be subtle changes that could have dramatic impacts on chimpanzees, and other species, they need food items to survive. >> indigenous wildlife say developers and hunting have taken their toll. >> it's not good with the wildlife. there's not many left. there's a lot of hunting and animals are far away. >> this is the remote corner of the national park. no one lives here they are not allowed. our al jazeera is one of only about 20 udsers that have seen it. it's the ideal habitat for the great ape.
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this is among the last homes for chimpanzees, ones that show curiosity rather than fear around a human, as they have not seen it. >> having a chimpanzee looking at you, not know who you are, and therefore dangerous. the world of innocence that only true wild places offer is so rare and valuable. as it disappears from the earth we'll be impoverished. biologically and spiritually. >> after a treat of leaves, this is turned into a fireball. they may not be safe from changes in the climate that make this a unique occurrence
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after months after admitting he has cancer. jimmy kart carter announced tha is free of the disease. the former president and peace receiving award winner said the cancer had been discovered early enough. enough.
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time now for the sport with robin. >> good to have you along. football first, jurgen klopp suffered a second defeat as liverpool manager. the reds have been beaten 2-0, away to relegation threatened newcastle. liverpool could have gone level on points with tottenham, but are now 7th. steve mclaren's knew calf is above -- new calve is above -- newcastle. jurgen klopp believes his team about bounce back. everything is okay. this team, a big quality, we like to work together que can't ignore this. if in professional football you don't feel defeat we know something is wrong. we feel the defeat. we know it is deserved.
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but it hurts germany - there was a battle of the struggling clubs in the bundislega. it was stuttgart that got the first goals by lucas. it was a good goal. it was levelled for brennan, clearing the drop zone in 15th, with this point on offer. stuttgart was second from bottom. bubba watson won the world hero challenge in the bahamas. the event was organized by tiger woods. it was made up of an exclusive 18-man field. there wasn't an efficient event, it carried ranging points. bubba watson remained in control throughout sunday. the american making seven birdies, shooting 6-under par 66 at the albany golf course winning by three. world number one jordan spieth
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was the defending champion, finishing 5 shots behind, in fourth place. australia marc leishman clinched his first trofly in 3.5 years -- trophy in 3.5 years, winning at sun city. shooting four birdies on the back nine on his way to a 4-round total to 459 meetings. >> the last win for looesh yawn was in 20 -- leishman was 20-12, and pockets $1.25 million for his efforts. >> the win was exciting. i finished early, it didn't feel like i had won. especially with. it's been a rough year, it's
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been a lot of fun. >> they've been given the chance of earning a draw on the fourth day. it was a second century of the match in delhi. the home side declared on 267 for five. that gave the protias a target of 481 in response. they've been getting their runs slowly. came off, can you believe it, 207 balls, south africa 72 for 2 at stumps. >> the super g completing a sweep of world cup races at lake lewis for the third time, the american finishing 1.32 seconds faster than the closest rival. she was pretty cheesed with herself. last time von accomplished that was in 2011/2012 next year, china will look
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to sweep the gold medals in the table tennis discipline, at the ongoing junior world championships,ing hope for the future of european players, with one county dominating. paul travelled to france and sweden for the report. >> the chinese have a tight grip on table tennis winning every gold medal at the last two olympics. chinese men winning the last six titles, and there has been no female champion for europe since 1955. european fans have hoped the world junior table dennis -- tennis championships can get the slightest glimpse of a brighter future. for me the chinese are unbeatable. they are the best in the world, more than being better in europe. they have great training, they are strong, and there's lots of them.
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>> a talent may not have emerged to take on the best of malaysia. sweden's 18-year-old anton shellberg is the new champion and took two sets off china's senior world number two. >> it is the big question, can you beat the chinese, if you do beat the chinese, you are the best. i think i'm faster than a lot of european players. it's a big advantage, a big plus. >> now, the top european country in recent years has actually been germany. but the emergence of the sweden added spice to table tennis. the only people to have broken the chinese stranglehold on the score are the swedes. in stockholm mikhail is a sporting legend, one that did the impossible by winning a team title, three championships in a row. an experience that china learnt from. >> there were five, six, seven players that came in at the right time. i think they adapted our style for sure, our european style, but to a higher level.
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>> his team-mate is still the only european player to have won olympic gold and was world singles champion twice. the chinese loved him so much, they even put him on a stamp. >> it is to stop the spectators, and for me, when i play against the chinese. so it was funny. now we have a new star, i hope, from sweden, who is improving all the time and hopefully we can been beat them again. >> practice may get the next generation of swedes closer to perfection. a million more chinese will do exactly the same. we put that on the website that is where we leave it for now great stuff. stay with us here on al jazeera, another full bulletin of news is
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