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>> hello, this is the news hour live from london, coming up in the next 60 minutes, as gulf countries meet in saudi arabia, the u.s. calls on their leaders to do more to fight isil. hundreds of syrian rebel fighters and their family leave the city of homs in a ceasefire negotiated with the government. more than 70 people are killed in a taliban attack on kandahar airport in afghanistan. a medical breakthrough in
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the fight against dengue fever, the first vaccine approved for use in mexico. robin adams with the sport live for you from doha. in the mix with other big man of champions league arsenal in greece. they are playing for a spot in the last 16, an update on the final round in europe is coming up. hello, we begin with the latest efforts to end the conflict in syria. these are the main developments so far. hundreds of fighters leaving the devastate city of homs with their families as part of a ceasefire between the opposition and the government. in saudi arabia, member states of the gulf cooperation council are meeting with syrian option groups trying to negotiate an end to the fighting. in the united states, the
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secretary of state for defense urged those same sunni states to do more to combat the armed group calling itself isil. >> turkey must do more to control its pour rouse border. saudi arabia apartment gulf states joined the air portion of the campaign in the early days, only the air part but have since been preoccupied by that the conflict in yemen, both in the air and on the ground. just this past week, i personally reached out to my counterparts in 40 countries around the world, in the coalition and asked them to contribute more, in many case contribute much more to enhancing the fight against isil. >> our washington correspondent rosalyn jordan has more. >> there are a couple of reasons why the u.s. defense secretary ash carter called on the members of the g.c.c. and other middle eastern countries to do more militarily against isil. the first is to try to combat
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the perception that the u.s. led airstrikes against isil are really u.s. airstrikes against isil. carter wants to underscore the point that other countries have been taking part in the air war and certainly the countries that were there at the beginning, including jordan and the united arab emmets really should be more involved, more engaged in trying to parts of isil's infrastructure and in terms of going after isil fighters. the other part is this, it's to push back against domestic political pressure here in the united states where notably a number of congressional republicans want to see a more robust u.s. military operation against isil in iraq. before the armed services committee on thursday, trying to persuade the senators that the u.s. military could theoretically carry out a large
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scale operation against isil but that from a long term practical standpoint, it would be extremely ill-advised. >> leaders of the gulf cooperation council are immediating in riyadh with syria high on the agenda. opening the summit, saudi arabia's king said the country is committed to finding a solution to the condition applicant in syria. >> rewarding syrian crisis, the kingdom of saudi arabia is hosting the syrian opposition in order to help in finding a political solution according to the geneva accord. the international community has a joint responsibility in fighting terrorism and extremism, and the kingdom of saudi arabia has exerted a lot of efforts in this reward. we will continue our efforts with coordination and cooperation from our sisterly countries and friendly countries
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because our islam rejects terrorism and extremism. >> with me now is hasan hasan from the the think tank london house. you have over 100 groups there from a very fragmented and divided political and armed option. >> well certainly the groups that are being represented in riyadh are not all the groups that operate in syria, but they are the main, you know, groups that's operating in syria, but the problem with the, you know with the conference is that it's actually dominated by political figures, who have failed over the years to unify the opposition and to move the, you know, to the syrian, you know, process further. they failed to communicate with the outside world which actively
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effectively. but also talk with people on the ground with what to do and how to move forward. >> what is the best we can hope for to emerge from this. we hear the brokers of the summit saying they want syria to speak with a united voice. is that too ambitious? >> not too ambitious. i think that's exactly what the conference can offer in terms of moving forward, as in its in opposition focused, you know, conference. it's not about the political process. i think it will succeed in getting the opposition groups and figures from across the spectrum to talk to each other and also to connect with their regional backers. we have to remember for example they invited people who are -- who have been for so long connected to the mellow opposition, the opposition that's newt really in line, in
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synch with the rebels on the ground and groups which would not sit with these figures otherwise. >> being represented in some shape or form, how do you move from what you just described to actually deciding on who will represent the syrian opposition in international peace talks? >> that should be a step forward in that direction, the fact that they got people from these two extremes to sit together in saudi arabia, that's a big achievement for the opposition. now what to do next, as in how that will fare in kind of factor in moving the syrian political process forward, i don't think to think the two sides are anywhere near approaching any kind of understanding about how to resolve the conflict in syria. >> why is that? is assad mainly at the heart of
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this problem even though we're seeing more flexibility from the west on this, some opposition groups saying he has to go before any transition period can get underway. is that the main sticking point? >> absolutely. that's for most of the opposition a non-brainer. as it goes, they can't engage with the regime, but i think the situation is getting messier now and more complicated because of the involvement of so many international players. we have russia, turkey and russia, there's tension between them, there's the g.c.c. also kind of recently staying away from the conflict, also some of deeply involved in the conflict and so on. >> on that note, actually, very strong comments from secretary of defense ash carter saying we need to see more from gulf nations in fighting isil. how are his comments likely to be received where these talks are happening in riyadh? >> i think carter's criticism is fair in that he pointed out that
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the, you know, the g.c.c. are withdrawn from the syrian front especially against isis. we have noted sips the start of this year that the g.c.c. countries are barely involved in the fight against isis in syria compared to last year when they were handling for example airstrikes in eastern syria, almost exclusively, you know, these airstrikes were done by gulf states. recently, mostly, the americans are carrying out these attacks, but we also have to understand why. the g.c.c. is countries are withdrawn from the syrian front because they have lost faith in the campaign. the campaign has not been making any progress on the ground, so they feel like they're wasting resources and time, focused on syria when they can focus on something more important and
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feasible which is the yemen front. >> we'll have to talk about that later on but for now, hassan, thank you very much. >> thank you. hundreds of rebel fighters and their families have started to leave the city of homs under u.n. supervision heading to idlib which is under opposition control. we have this report from zeina hodor. >> this is the result of years of efforts. hundreds of people are leaving the city of homs. it was the last stronghold in a city long known by the opposition as the capital of isil. >> the first batch of people from the neighborhood of homs has left towards the northern countryside. other groups will follow. about 160 families left the neighborhood and about 300
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fighters are against the truce as well as wounded an amputees. >> the evacuation of fighters and their families is the first phase of the agreement. they will head to opposition controlled areas further north. the syrian government in turn will lift the siege of the district and end military operations there, but the warring sides seem to be interpreting other details differently. the government says the deal means it will return to state control when cleared of weapons and fighters who choose to stay will have their legal status settled. all rebels will leave the district within two months. the opposition denies the district will return to government control. >> i'd like to reassure the world that not everyone in the neighborhood of homs have left, only the injured and their families. the families are outside syria, we are steadfast on the front
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lines. neither armed groups nor the biggest brigades have left. this is our neighborhood and we should defend it. >> opposition activists say the rebels had no other choice but to accept the deal because the government blockade caused a humanitarian crisis. it has been besieged by government forces for more than two years. food and medical supplies were only allowed in sporadically but no aid entered to the tens of thousands of people who lived there for months. some describe the deal as a surrender forced by the blockade. the deal is similar to reached in homs old city over a year ago. more than 2,000 fighters were granted safe passage to opposition areas north of homs. they agreed to the deal only after they were starved and out gunned. since then, few people have returned. the international community is now working to try to revive peace negotiations, start the political process and bring about a nationwide ceasefire. that won't be easy.
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while local ceasefire agreements may silence the guns, they are doing little to bring about peace and reconciliation. al jazeera. >> more to come for you on the al jazeera news hour. i'm in the jungles of eastern colombia where farc rebels are preparing for peace after 50 years of conflict. >> plus, why not a penny was traded on the opening day of myanmar's first opening stock exchange. >> the warriors close in on the longest ever winning streak in the nba. at least six people have been killed in a suspected suicide bombing in the iraqi capital baghdad. it happened outside a shia mosque in the city's eastern district, a number of others were also injured in the attack.
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now afghan forces are continuing to battle a taliban gunman involved in an attack on kandahar airport. more than 70 people have been killed in the incident and dozens more injured. rob mathieson reports. >> this video released by the taliban is said to show the gun battle between taliban fighters and security forces at the airport. as dawn broke, the damage was easy to see. it's a heavily fortified facility but at least 10 armed men got into a school building without challenge. they'd passed through several security checkpoints. once inside, the gunman seized families as hostages. >> gunmen entered the air field from the area where civilian families live and where there is a market. >> these are said to be the attackers, armed with automatic weapons and dressed in what appears to be afghan army uniforms and equipment.
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>> the taliban has released this video in which the attackers warned president barack obama that there's no safety for u.s. troops in afghanistan. he said u.s. technology will be finished and its power killed. despite having a newly elected leader and reports of in-fighting between factions, the taliban seems determined to show it can mount well planned attacks. they show fake i.d.'s and equipment allowing them to pass as soldiers. they have official looking vehicles with fake license plates which according to these taliban picture, security forces don't appear to check. taliban fighters overran kunduz in september. it was their biggest victory since removed from power in 2001. the afghan army took several
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days to regain control. afghan president ashraf ghani is in as lamb bad for talks with representatives from pakistan, india and the u.s. they'll discuss the possibility of peace talks with the taliban. right now, in kandahar, that possibility seems remote. al jazeera. the airport attack is the latest in a wave of increased violence by the taliban. we are joined by a professor at the national defense university in washington, d.c. and the author of a book called the taliban revival. let me start by asking you about what we've seen over the past few months coming amilt resurgent violence recapturing kunduz city in afghanistan. what does this tell us about the taliban mindset and strategy right now. >> i think the most central thing here is the direction or
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resistance of the taliban after the death of the leader of the afghanistan taliban. since the death, they are trying to show off their capacity and making sure if only by remote terrorist activity, that is one thing that extreme heightened terrorist activity. secondly, the rice of isis. isis is also take egg hold of some of the imagination of some of the taliban. that is also a threat, so taliban in afghanistan are trying to show off that they are still potent. they are still more organized. that's the second factor. the third factor is i think the government to really make a difference. the security forces of afghanistan have not been able to do much, so the vacuum of
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governance is allowing taliban to also show their strength. >> so are you suggesting that there is something of perhaps there isn't much of a strategy going on here that this spike in violence in afghanistan is perhaps more to do with in-fighting amongst different taliban fighting after the death of omar and the rides of isil, does this suggest the absence of an overall strategy? >> that's what i think. these are the two factors making difference. third, there's also reaction, late lewe have seen the rise of or the revival of the militias, some of the northern alliance leaders. some of these local militias commit human rights violations which push people in the so you had in can hair and kunduz back
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into the hands with the hope that the taliban may be the ones who bring some semblance of security to the area. these factors, i have my concern that it's not a well devised strategy. it is a confusion, lack of cohesion. it is a lack of hope, which is driving these kind of attacks. >> thank you very much. i appreciate your analysis. the chair of climate change talks in paris said that significant progress is being made towards a landmark deal. they have unveiled a new slimmed down draft text with three-quarters of the points now agreed. nick clark has been in paris, speaking with the climate change chief about the difficulties of reaching a final agreement.
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>> this was never going to be easy. it is definitely the most complex negotiation there has ever been and the most complex of all the climate change negotiations because we're on the cusp of a legally binding agreement. >> we know that the united states, congress would not accept a legally binding agreement, so how do we negotiate those tricky waters. >> i think the united states administration has very carefully studied this, and it is very clear that this agreement needs everyone on board, including the united states. they have carefully studied what they can do from the executive level, and they're very much behind it. >> so what does that mean? that it wouldn't be totally legally binding? >> absolutely it's going to be legally binding. the congress is not the only one who can establish what is legally binding for the united states or not. >> but it has to be passed by
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congress to get through. >> maybe not. >> if it's a treaty. >> well, it depends on if you take the european interpretation of treaty, or the u.s. interpretation of treaty. it will be legally binding. >> a lot of the ngos here, as you know, and, indeed, some of the developing nations feel that they may be left out in the cold, as it were, that it won't assist them in the way that it should. what would you say to them to try to bring them to the party? >> you know, the worst fate of any developing country is not coming to an agreement. that is unthinkable. because not coming to an agreement with mean that we would continue with the current trend of the rise of greenhouse gas emissions, whose impact is directly and first and primarily
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on developing countries and the most vulnerable of those developing countries. that's is the worth fate. >> aren't you just absolutely exhausted? >> yes, sometimes, and i'll probably take a three-month nap after this, but you know, this is an incredible, incredible process that we're in. as my daughter says, there is always time for creep later. you wouldn't want to waste sleep right now. this is the most important historical process being written right here in front of our eyes. honestly, not to be here is a waste of time. >> move to go india now where some 280 people are believed to have been killed in heavy flooding since the beginning of the month. bad construction and faulty drainage made the flooding worse. from new delhi we have these reports. >> this is all that is left of a business that this man worked
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hard to build. his garage in the southern part of the city was flooded last week. >> i own two sheds. there is no sign of one, and the other is completely damage. none of these cars have insurance because they're damaged cars. i've lost $30,000. i even lost my tool kit. my life has gone back ten years and i have to rebuild from scratch. >> regions are prone to heavy rainfall and in some cases flood. the devastation as the kind seen in chenneai is a cause from a number of factors and it's fate is compounded by widespread policy problems. >> it has to do with the climate
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change. >> researchers say more indians are exposed to flood-prone rivers than any other part of the world. the united nations offer risk reductions say that between 2005 and 2014 nearly 2,014 people were killed in india by floods every year. preparing for such situations is a challenge because of india's complex geography. the government says lessons have been learned from fast disasters. >> a lot of work has been done in mumbai, set up localized early-warning systems in the city itself. there has been some work on clearing the drainage channels, reclaiming some of the encroachment, and other cities
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are taking steps in the same direction. >> for indians who continue to be affected by flooding, progress is not keeping up with changing weather patterns, and they arthere are government policies and plans that focus on prevention rather than management. >> well, india's foreign minister has announced the resumption of talks in pakistan. the decision to restart the talks which stalled three years ago has come in islamabad. the discussions will focus on peace and security as well as a territorial dispute over kashmir. now wednesday has been called anti-corruption day. corruption causes a massive impact in terms of inequality and stability. some place the financial cost at 5% of the global economy every
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year or $2.6 trillion. the anti-corruption group transparency international said that somalia is the most corrupt nation in the world. life expectancy there is only 55 years, and only 29% of the population has been enrolled in school. contrast that to denmark where people live 25 years longer, and where they have some of the highest levels of education in the world. a third of government ministers have lost their jobs in kenya. billions of dollars is unaccounted for, and people are losing faith in the transparency of government organizations. we have reports from nairobi. >> these protesters are demanding answers from their government. they often wake up to reports of new corruption canneddals. lucy and her friend come to
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nairobi to join in the demonstrations. >> we don't want corruption any more. we want everyone to benefit. i don't have any money and i want changes. >> kenya's anti-corruption commission has taken more than 350 people to court this year. six cabinet secretaries, which is a third of the cabinet, have also been forced to resign because of corruption allegati allegation. many kenyans are upset over corruption especially in the public service. these people want to see more action. >> when were these transactions done? >> in this forum some of kenyan's economic think tanks discuss the latest scandal. last year the government raised roughly $2 billion in capital after borrowing from european and american investors to pay off loans and fund building projects, but it is not clear
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$1.4 billion has been used. >> i think the team is i a impassioned against corruption. we have not seen action that is commiserate to the statements which seems to demonstrate a lack of political will. >> last year the disappearance of close to $8 million prompted visions. parliament is being probed in forced alliances in accounted loans and other alleged fraudulent payments. the government spokesman acknowledge corruption exists in corruption, but all is being done to deal with it. >> procurement is about the private sector and government players. princebly before we've only been able to deal with the government side of that. if we can now allow for the
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private sector people to also take responsibility for what is obviously criminal, then we are heading in the right direction. >> but these protesters have no faith in the government's fight. they say they have yet to see jail time for those who are accused of stealing money. >> still to come for you on the al jazeera news hour. an apology for a won who is the last surviving member of a neo-nazi cell. and in sport a rugby world cup winner devotes himself to a new cause.
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arab nations should be doing more. fighters and their families have been leaving the city of homs. and taliban has been telling the u.s. pratt that it's troopu.s. president that his soldiers are not safe in afghanistan. >> baghdad has asked ankara to withdraw from its forces but the troops are part of a training program for peshmerga fighters. >> mr. abad di visited us in turkey in 2014.
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we set up a training camp, and they were aware of this. i ask him, where were you when we set up the camp? now he's not saying a word. now he's doing what he's doing with development in the area. they are not a full combat force. >> the first time that a member of a neo-nazi cell has spoken in two and a half years. from berlin neave barker reports. >> arriving in court the last survivor of the most violent neo-nazi gang in post-war german. she has remained silent until now. also in court, relatives of some of the ten people the national socialist underground are accused of murdering. eight turks a greek, and a
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policewoman was shot dead. she is is accused of being involved in two bombings in cologne and 15 bank robberies. >> i would hope that she will give answers to key questions such as how big the neo-nazi terror network was, what role did the service play and most important for my client why did my father, our brother, our son have to die? why was he chosen? >> in a statement read out by shaefer's lawyers, she denied any involvement. she apologized to the victims' families, but said she had nothing to do with the killings. she said that they were carried out by her two lovers, men she became emotionally dependent upon. they were found dead in an
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apparent suicide pact. shaefer is believed to have set fire to the flat where the three of them lived. there were weapons and video evidence linked to the crimes. if convicted she could face life in prison. the trial conditions. neav barker, al jazeera, berggren greek police are moving hundreds of migrants and refugees on buses. >> yo >> we examine the legacy
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document 50 years later. >> some are finding that barriers still exist. >> it is still unsettled, it is more behind closed doors. so while people say we've moved on, i think that the position essentially has remained the same. >> the race relations act of 1965 transformed the social landscape of britain, a country of empire that attracted migrants from the common wealth looking for work following world war ii. prejudice based on color became the norm. in 1958 riots in knotting hill were a catalyst for change. >> when the riots took place, it was, o they want to live here? blimey, they're going to stay. that was a national shock and
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brought this to the surface. >> trevor phillips. >> we don't have race equality, but let's bear in mind, this is a very different country to the one my parents came to where you could say what you like about people, you could exclude them from homes and jobs. you can't do that today. if nothing else that sentiment has changed the mood dramatically. >> the streets of knotting hill, today things don't get much more contrasting to this. now the uber rich and the slums long gone. but campaigners say that the racism remains. race has played a part along with poverty and social exclusion in riots that have taken place in every decade since, and one of the authors of a new report said that existing legislation does not go far enough. >> there is less overt racism on the streets today.
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people are less vulnerable to being beaten up and killed, but there is still covert racism. if you look at the labor mark you have to send in twice as many cds if you have an african or asian-sounding surname. that's according to the government's own report. and you're twice as likely to be stopped by police. >> another change 50 years on is that the problem today extends well beyond black and white. in multi ethnic modern britain stretching tolerance to its outer limits. jonah hull, al jazeera, london. >> the world's first vaccine against dengue fever has been carried out in mexico. the mosquitoes that cause fever, bleeding and vomiting and in severe case it is can kill.
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the drug is manufactured by a french drug company that is aiming to apply to have it approved in 20 countries by the end of the year. well, i'm joined now by a professor of medicine in alabama at birmingham. he has been following the development of this vaccine for a number of years. your reaction to the launch of this vaccine. how significant of a breakthrough is this going to be in the fight against dengue fever? >> yes, good evening, maryam, this is an advance that is going to have great impact on especially children in areas where dengue is a burden. so it's going to free up a lot of hospital beds for other things and resources and limited
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environments and certainly prevent quite a number of deaths in those countries. >> is it the silver bullet that everyone is hoping for, though? do you have concerns over this vaccine, it's limitations? the current vaccine that has been approved, it's the first of several vaccines that are coming down the pipeline does have quite a narrow focus. it doesn't seem to work as well in young children at the age of nine who bear the burden of disease, and it does have potential to wear off. we don't know how--how long it lasts for, and it does require three doses over the first year or so. it's not one of those easy vaccines where you just give one dose, and someone is already protected. in addition the other major limitation is that it only works in people who live in areas that
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have a lot of dengue fever and continually gets exposed. it boosts their immune response where they already have a little bit. it's not for europeans or tourists or travelers, or people who didn't grow up in those areas. first step, but it's not the answer, and certainly there will be other vaccines that come down the pike later on. we'll improve it and fill in different niches in the protection against dengue. >> thank you very much, david friedman, we appreciate your analysis on this first step in the fight of dengue fever. appreciate your time. the government in colombia is close to signing a peace deal with farc rebels aimed and ending 50 years of civil war. some members are preparing to
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enter society 37 we have exclusive access to a rebel camp, and we have this report. >> farc fighters exercising at dawn with rifle in hand. but those gathered in this camp are not practicing to fight. >> it's star time to start an education offensive. >> commander leads the first morning's class. he's part of the farc's eastern bloc, the strongest military faction of the group. he tells the rebels about the change in focus. >> eventually the commander has ordered the ending of weapons and explosives. >> for the past three years farc
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has been holding peace talks in havana with the colombian government. nonetheless, they still fly over head, ending this class and sending them to their trenches. successful military defensive has reduced their numbers. one of the farc peace negotiators went bac back to create the agreement. >> today, he's discussing the joint deal to sign find the 25,000 people who disappeared in the war.
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>> many of the fighters need basic education. some have been away at the war since they were 15, and might soon have to try to find regular jobs. >> we are convinced that this time there is a real possibility to reach a political solution. that's why we're developing education plans, plans that have nothing to do with weapons that have nothing to do with war and military activity. >> these classes may hardly be enough to prepare all the rebels for what will come, but they appear to show that the park is interested to leave the judge and leave their weapons behind. in the jungles of colombia. >> one of the largest mining companies said it will slash its
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workforce and cut 85,000 jobs by 2017. we have more from johannesburg. >> mining companies have suffered a big drop in profits because of plunging commodity prices around the world. already 23,000 jobs have been lost this year alone. plans by angelo american to make 85,000 workers redundan redone an ant--redone can't. >> we have been caught by surprise. we want to save jobs. we don't want to lose jobs any more. the unemployment in south africa is sitting at 25%. >> some say after 3,000 mining
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jobs is at risk. >> i expect next year's mining industry to be in more critical position. and if we thought it was hard, this will be have difficult. >> as angelo america reviews it's unprofitable operation, it's concerns that the local mining industry will only suffer further. >> still to come, the coca-cola add that is causing a fizz in mexico. and in sports struggling jose mourinho battles for a place in the knock out stages. we'll see if they manage to keep their cool against porto.
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>> well back. a coca-cola advertisement was forced to pull a campaign after a rights group complained that it was racist. >> coca-cola meant for this to be their latest heart-warming christmas ad. white hipsters putting up a tree and handing out coats to the indigenous people. the company said it was meant to inspire unity and joy, and instead it inspire fury online
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and official complaints were right groups saying that the ad is racist. >> they took the people who look happy, the people who are white, and these people go into an indigenous town and they give happiness with coke and with christmas. the people in the community only have. >> the backlash has been so great that they pulled the commercial entirely. this is part of the statement they sent us. >> reaction might be a surprise to coca-cola, but from the times of the spanish conquest through to the popular soap operas today, dark-skinned indigenous mexicans have been portrayed as
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subservient to lighter-skinned mexicans. despite the outrage, the town featured in the commercial told us they were happy that coca-cola came. two featured in the ad. >> when they took it down i was disappointed because people were saying things that weren't true. they said we had been humiliated, and it was the opposite. we were crowd to be recognized. >> coke is easily mexico's biggest selling soda. if has been a part of the country for dec decades even as obesity and diabetes cases have zood. >> time now for your sport with robin in doha. >> maryam thank you. let's get you caught up with the
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very latest baseball news. the gunners who needed to get greeks to confirm their last 16 status were easy winners in athens. and they have one man to thank for that, a hat trick earning arsenal a 3-0 win and second place. let's look at how the teens have finished up. the italians go through, and arsenal go through at the expense. group winners bayern munich.
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chelsea wins 2-0 at the expense of porto. valencia was beating but they go through as a consolation. another day another football official appeared in court as part of the investigation into the conduct of fee at fifa. u.s. attorney general loretta lunch has been discussing the ongoing investigation in london. >> it's incumbent upon everyone country who participates in this great sport to be involved in fifa's reform. to make sure that as fifa goes forward, to decide who is going to lead the organization and what principles they're going to put in place, that those individuals and principles are
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committed to reform and protecting the integrity of the sport. >> they are looking at how to cut cost notice rio games. organizers have been delivering a progress report in la lausanne. athletes were told last week they'll need to pay for their own air conditioning, a decision that was later reversed. >> the target once more is everywhere we can make savings we'll make savings. we'll be looking for the fat. i can tell you that we have to look into the details. >> the champions league golden state warriors have gone 23-0
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this season. >> thompson against the indiana pacers she had that the golden state warriors are more than steph curry. that doesn't mean that curry had a quiet game. he still put up 29 points. the warriors were 19 ahead at the half on their way to becoming the first team to win 13 straight games on the road at the start of a season. the pacers' paul george managed 33 points, but it wouldn't be enough to deny the nba champions of equaling miami's total of 27 straight regular-season wins. thompson would get 39 points in the game. 131-123 victory taking golden
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state's unbeaten campaign to 23-0. >> if we lose tomorrow we're 23-0. that's the worst-case scenario. we all know we're going to lose a game. when that is we don't know. but we'll be fine with it when it happens. >> there was a worrying moment for the warriors in the fourth quarter. when thompson left the game with an ankle injury. let's take a close look at the foot. that's an ankle injury. >> i'll be all right. it will be sore for a couple of days, but i'll be back. >> his ankle is just bruised, but he hopes to be back on friday. >> lebron james scored 33 points in cleveland's 105-1-win
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against portland, and he agreed to an lifetime deal with nike. the amount has not been disclosed yet but it's believed to be more than kevin durant's $300 million contract. >> they believe in me. i'm a person first of all. they believe what i do on the court, and they believe in what i do off the court. i'm grateful and thankful to be with such a great brand for the rest of my life. >> it delighted millions of rugby fans. but williams has been bringing joy to a different group of people. the all-black glass ha >> all of a sudden, a year to
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four-year time frame they got nothing. they're struggling to survive. i said, what do they see for their future? they said they just want to survive. so sad. >> we'll have more from champions league action and for now let's return you back to maryam nemazee in london. >> thank you very much. for more on sport and news this is where you need to be. syrian rebels are leaving with their families as part of a cease-fire deal. we know they'll be bussed to an area northwest in syria, also the opposition. we have more on the siege and
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>> as gulf countries neat saudi arabia, the u.s. call on their leaders to do more to fight isil. ♪ hello, i'm maryam nemazee. you're watching al jazeera live from london. also coming up, hundreds of syrian rebel fighters and their families leave the city of homs during a cease-fire negotiated with the government. more than 70 people are killed in the taliban attack on kandahar airport in afghanistan. and a medical break through in the fight against dengue fear.