i'm richelle carey. the news continues next live from london. >> this is al jazeera. >> welcome to the program i'm david foster and this is al jazeera live from london. it is 6:00 p.m. here. it is 1800 gmt. wherefore you'rwherever you're e news hour. it's spread by mosquitos and linked to babies, with brain damage. zika virus. and delays of the syrian peace
talks over who should be on the guest list. refugees, to europe, officials say thens i athens ist doing n enough. o&m rowyn adams. mixed doubles, betting industry expert later in the program. health experts are warning that the zika virus which has been linked to babies born with brain damage is likely the spread to almost every country in the americas. the mosquito-borne disease which is native to africa has already been seen in 21 countries, since
it imported to bras, likely to reach all these other countries. the only exception, chile on the west coast of south america and canada in the north. they do not have the ides mosquito which carries the virus. the symptoms of zika includes fever, headache and babies born with unusually small heads, called microcephaly. christian lindmeier, from the world health organization, very good to have you on the program. this sounds like a health warning this you are taking very seriously. >> definitely something we have to take very seriously, we are not sure of the link.
the one hand, the zika viergs whicviruswhich is a very mild dd some people get no symptoms and on the other hand, in brazil there is an outbreak of microcephaly which is extremely concerning. in a country that normally experiences 160 cases a year, we now have 4,000 cases. this is something that needs to be deeply investigated to see where exactly the link is. because the interesting factors we have of zika and brazil and yes, microacceptly, we don't have microcephaly sensed in other countries which have experienced outbreaks of zika before. this is a very challenging question to see whether zika alone is caused by this, environmental factors to
herbicides, pesticides, to other infections to other diseases, other even vaccines sometimes. >> okay. >> so causes could be multi. >> they could befu could could . it is investigated now. i'll read this from the centers for disease control in united states, pregnant women in any trimester, should consider traveling to any countries that zika is going on. you are saying it could spread to all parts of the americas. as soon as the virus arrive there you should not get pregnant. >> the recommendations are for women who want to get pregnant or who are pregnant consult with your doctor and your national health authorities and for other individuals the best protection is the normal protections against any mosquito bite. like insect repel entlents and g
clothes and sleeping under a mosquito net. as long as we don't know what the causes are. >> the cdc says look it is trying to investigate this, you obviously are trying odo the same. what are you doing at the moment? >> it is a very difficult situation. because you have to see at the moment that a baby gets born, and then it is established obviously that microcephaly is the case, it's very difficult to go back what happened maybe nine months seven months eight months prior to that. so here we have a very complicated situation where it's now importantly for scientists to look into historic data which they don't even exactly know what to look for. that's the one situation. the other, we have seen for example twean a 2013 an outbrear zika in french polyniche ya.
polynearbpolynesia .similar to e syndrome. to look at the linkages is very important. laboratory tests have to be taken, mothers who live in the area should consult with their doctors. so a lot of studies should be done and a lot of looking into scientific data. >> thank you very much, christian lindmeier, world health organization. ending five year long war in syria stalled before they even began, they were pushed back after disagreements about who should take part. the u.n.'s envoy to syria says the talks will now begin on friday and could last months. our diplomatic editor james bays is in geneva, you have been talking to those involved in trying the pull all this
together. how optimistic are they when they say the talks will take place that they actually will? >> reporter: well, i think they're trying to keep the momentum for this process. they are determined these talks should take place. but still this controversy over the opposition and who is going to represent the opposition, we understand mr. de mistura, the u.n. special envoy will be finally sending out the invitations on tuesday. already he'd made it clear what he believes should be the priority at the beginning of the talks. >> the agenda will be already set up. is the governance, 2254 resolution about the new governance an new constitution and new elections. the first priority will be the focus of the talks. of what most syrians if not all want to hear. the possibility of a broad
ceasefire, and the possibility of stopping the threat of i.s.i.l. and therefore, thanks to the broader ceasefire, an increase of humanitarian aid. i'll give it now to al jazeera, thank you. >> james bays from al jazeera, most clear here, you're not going to read a list of who you're going to invite and you are going to be shuffling from the the different december diff. how many will there be? >> the issue of the rooms and the delegations will be the proximity talks. you will see yourself, there will be a lot of shu shuttling, civil society and others who deserve to be heard. the issue is they will be
meeting me and my colleagues and those we will be assigning as facilitators or negotiators. you can have quite a bit of simultaneous meetings taking place. >> reporter: one of the most important places to look now david will be to riyadh in saudi arabia. because they feel they should be coming up with a list of the opposition. they came up with a list of many of the fighting groups in syria. those fighting groups now deciding whether they're going to come here. because mowrveg didn' moscow dit riyadh list. mr. de mistura decided there should be others coming here. will they come here? that's the big question and i think we'll find out the answer in the next 24 hours or so. >> thank you james. the european union's law enforcement agency has warned that i.s.i.l. is planning a large scale attack on europe.
europol's announcement showed a video of planning attacks. fpt francoifrench president fras hollande said he would continual air strikes against the group. we spoke to ann gudicelli, a security expert in europe who said the video didn't show anything useful. >> there is no interesting contents in regards to the investigation and the way they did it. some of the video before has shown what kind of equipment they had, and what -- again what kind of plan they have and surveillance is the location where the attacks have occurred. so really, it's just a message
mucof terror and a message to gt more recruitment, as well as threatening the european countries. >> coming up here on the al jazeera newshour. some jchts defy egyptians prote fifth anniversary of the revolution that ousted mubarak. number of states in that country to treble. we have for you the carolina panthers going head over heels to celebrate their team reaching the super bowl. ♪ >> european leaders have asked the eu's executive to prepare for extension of temporary border controls inside the
travel-free schengen zone. the zone is made up of 26 countries which decorated on a common visa policy policy, making it easier for people to move around within europe itself. since the refugee crisis began, six of those countries have put emergency border controls in place until may. but germany, austria, sweden and denmark want those controls in place for up to two years. considering shutting out greece, the main entry point. they say that athens is not doing enough to stem the flow of people. frederica mogherini is in turkey and assured the government that billions of dollars of help will soon come turkey's way. >> the talks are ongoing. i'm very much confident that the amount that was decided will be there, in very reasonable
timing. in between, the formal decision that was taken in december and the current allocation of the money, the commission is crearg on alcarrying on all the assesss of the needs. >> with more details on those border restrictions let's join barnaby phillips on the border of asau. >> this is the main autoban, the police check the identity see who's inside. now this is not what the europe of open borders was meant to look like. it does reflect a continent where politicians are under increasing popular pressure to bring the refugee and migrant crisis under control. and that is what the interior ministers meeting in amsterdam
today will be discussing. germany would like these temporary border controls which have been implementb implementer countries across the schengen area from norway to france to austria to denmark for these temporary croam controls be extd to twifnt. 2017. and they would really like main inroad to greece from syria and other countries. and some other countries at the schengen meeting will experience serious ex as operation to greece, even approaching its seclusion from the schengen zone. showing the way european union solidarity is creek under the strain of the refugee crisis. three people have reportedly died in an exchange of gun fire
with egyptian security forces during protests of the capital cairo. now five years since the uprising that toppled hosne mubarak. revolution of 2011 was largely driven by young people in egypt, five years on many of them feel betrayed by the outcome as osama ben javad recounts. >> people from all faiths, backgrounds and ages, united this the call for change. nearly 50% of egypt's population is less than 24 years old. so the youth were the driving force of the revolution. even opposing football fans, the ultraand the white knights, joined the protests. and it started with a tech-savvy
generation that galvanized crowds through social media and mobile phones. >> the youth were the leaders of what was happening. also we weren't into politics so we didn't care or know much about politics, who was right wing, who was left ring. we knew what was wrong and we should speak up and that's exactly what happened. >> reporter: it was a period of demanding political freedom. even walls became canvases. callings for an end of decades of tyranny and injustice. but in the 18 days it took to force hosne mubarak to step down, districter laws now restrict dissent and protest. many who became icons of the revolution are in exile or in jail. >> the sail tool that united us to topple dictators, eventually
tore us apart. >> reporter: people like nobel peace prize winner, mohammed baradi, are living outside the country. abdel al fattah has been jailed for five years for violating protest laws. most of the crack down at tahrir square, besides being betrayed he has a sense of accomplishment. >> they never talked about the corruption of the mubarak regime and all of that. i think the revolution happened within the next maybe five years. that will happen. >> reporter: five years on, a blood stained chapter in egypt's history continues to overshadow what many egyptians saw as the people's revolution.
osama ben javad, al jazeera. iran's president hassan rouhani is in italy on his first tour since the lifting of international sanction he this month. he's expected to sign off on a number of lucrative business deals, including a $2 billion contract with italian firm danielli. he clearly has his checkbook out but so have the countries that he's visiting. >> reporter: yes, it's really seen from an economic point of view, as pretty much a win-win situation. we have to remember david that iran has about $100 billion in frozen assets that have been held by the west during the sanctions. now those assets are being slowly released now so iran has money to spend. but iran is also looking for western investment as well,
western know-how and state-of-the-art equipment, particularly as you mentioned steel, oil and gas, also, aircraft. the iranian state carrier iran air has very old planes. all of these areas need upgrading and this is a real opportunity for western companies to get in there. >> do any of these countries in europe have any misgivings about what's happened or are they all very happy now to see iran back in the international club? >> there are obviously opportunities as we mentioned but there are also risks about doing business again in iran. notably yes the sanctions have been lifted but there are all the same this snap back mechanism which means if at any stage the intlcial monitors decidinternational monitorsdecin violations, those sanction he
can snap back again. they could find themselves really stuck if those sanctions come back into place. but for the most part particularly here in italy people have been saying to us, international relations experts, people familiar with italian economic involvement with iran, have been saying look, italy has been doing business with iran for such a long time that this sanctions period actually is quite a small period during that overlong, overall history of relations. for them it was going back to what was the status quo before this episode. >> changing times or is ayou say jacky perhaps not. jacky rowland there in rome. the taliban has been describing talks with the afghan gof as positive, after two days igovernment as positive, as a condition to rejoin the 15 years
of war there. libya's internationally recognized parliament in tobruk has rejected a u.n. backed proposal for a unity government. 32 member government was not acceptable because it included too many posts and have asked for a smorte shorter list ever ministers. one in the west and one as we say in the east, tobruk. riek machar says the president salva kiir wants to treble the number of states in south sudan. runs counter to a power-sharing deal in which he was to retake his old position as vice president. what's going on in south sudan began in december 2013, president kiir accusing riek machar of attempting to overthrow him.
a ceasefire was signed the next month but that fell apart within hours. in may of the same year the u.n. said more than a million people have been displaced by the fighting. the following february, elections due in june 2015 were cancelled because of the violence. the internationally arranged peace deal was signed between riek machar and salva kiir, now in doubt. anna cavelle, is in the capital of south sudan, juba. >> salva kiir signed this agreement under extreme international pressure. he made it clear that's why he was signing it, not because he approved its content. now the question that everybody's asking is, did
either side really have any intention of make peace? were they ready to form apeace agreement or was it simply outside pressure that caused them do so and therefore, can this one possibly hold? the head of the negotiating team who has been oversee these negotiations, the former president of botswana, he knew the creation of 28 states would be very, very disruptive to the process. he knew that it would undermine the progress that they had made. however he did say it as you to be implementanyway because they should absent in the spirit of the agreement if not letter. it does seem like the peace process has been put on hold for the time being and it may be necessary to go back to the negotiating table. >> save the children warns that europe iafrica is facing its lat
drought in ten years. more to come on al jazeera, cities emerge from underneath the damage though beautiful lump of though. >> i'm daniel lak. wealthest lowest taxing states in the u.s., all change as world oil price he remain at record lows. >> put a statement in here, we experience the t-20 against australia which will be followed by the world cup in march.
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talks to the syrian government will now start on friday. the negotiations have been pushed back over disagreements who would take part. hassan rouhani is in italy, sinchisfirst tour since the liff economic sanctions. massive cleanup on the east coast after a huge snow storm there. millions of commuters, that's one of them struggling to get to work, and parents find it difficult to take their children to those schools that were open. the icy roads and crippled train lines making traveling pretty nigh impossible. federal offices, government offices in the nation's capital were closed all day monday. freezing conditions also in east asia. there they've killed at least 65 people. we understand in taiwan caused major disruption in so many places. in northern china temperatures
there minus 40. and in south korea, thousands of holiday makers were left stranded. you can see why the flights were cancelled. japan, cold front dumped snow right away across the country. one farmer described how he was worried, that his crop was ruined. >> translator: i have worry that all the tea trees are closed, first snow in almost 100 years. >> rapidly plummeting temperatures, are making conditions improbable, in nepal. intoinsubina shrestha reports fm lapraq. >> etch center of the earthquake that took the lives of around 9,000 people last april.
the entire village had to be moved 1,000 meters uphill onto this plot of government land, surveyors gave it a red certificate, meaning it was in danger of being swept away by landslides. but in the last few weeks, snow storms have made conditions unbearable. >> translator: i can't sleep at night, my feet get really cold. we might just die this winter. >> reporter: the walls of this shelter are just tarpaulin. nothing to shield the inside from the bitter cold. she sleeps on this bed and that is where she will sleep. it feels quite damp. as you can see there is a plank that separates the ground from the mattress and if you put your hand beneath this mattress it
becomes wet. as night tawl falls, people hudn front of fires in attempt to warm themselves up. roastie is scared her child will catch pneumonia. many people have been getting sick. the morning brings the sun and the snow and ice start melting.. a local activist tells us the residents have been forced to choose between snow and landslide. >> translator: if they had given approval of relocating a few months ago we would have built ourselves some warmer houses. some of the older are sleeping in the old village among the ruins. the cold can be unbearable here. >> deciding what land is available to relocate families away from risky areas, reconstruction hasn't started yet. many here told us that they want
government officials responsible for reconstruction to come and experience the cold. perhaps then they say, they will be serious about rebuilding their lives. subina shrestha, al jazeera, northwest nepal. >> police have announced they have arrestseven people pt ised on supporting i.s.i.l. prime minister delivered the opening address in the capital kuala lumpur. >> the way to best uphold civil liberties is to ensure the safety of the nation. this threat is therefore very real. in my government, we take it very seriously. >> the former president of the maldives, is grateful for being reunited with his family in
london. he was granted permission to travel to london for surgery. on the condition he return. jonah hull reports. >> mohammed nashid said his temporary release from jail to seek spinal surgery abroad does not signal difference of approach at home. >> the media are under constant threat and every every day the regime undertakes, it is essential that the international communitcommunity is not deceivo thinking that because i am here today that the battle is over. >> reporter: democracy activist and the first democratically elected maldives
president nashid who famously held an underwater cabinet meeting to underscore the importance of climate change, was jailed on so-called terrorism charges described by the u.n. as arbitrary. nashid's first meeting was with prime minister david cameron who promised to keep up pressure on the maldives. convincing officials to bring targeted sanctions against individuals in the current government. >> human rights abuses in the country, sanctions is that those individuals should have their assets in the eu and the u.s. frozen and they should have their travel to those territories banned. >> in response to nashid's visit, the foreign minister said in a statement, it is now clear
that the former president has been disingenuous at best, this is not medical leave but media leave. what the journalist most wanted to know was will he go back to the maldives after the 30 days of medical leave granted to him expired, the former president answered the question with a question, if he's allowed to participate in them, said this, i will go back, the only question is how, and when. jonah hull, al jazeera, london. >> the president of sri lanka has rejected an independent investigation into war crimes. in the civil war which ended in 2009. right now though, an internal task force is looking for answer he. 25 year conflict still casts a cloud over many in sri lanka.
>> for many still an open wound, they toured the villages in the north and east of the country, once the stronghold of the tamal tigers. >> some people are reluctant and these 30 year old war. so you see there's long period and during this period maybe army people or ltt, most of these are normal. >> the fact finding mission started only five months ago. there are still about 14,000 cases that have not been looked into at all and that's because it is such a time consuming process. what makes it more difficult that some of the complaints go back to the beginning of the war so as beginning of the conflict
in 1983. but the sri lanka military supposedly killed thousands of tamils, where the tamils were using thousands of individuals as human shields. judicial probe into the allegations with the help of international investigators. in an interview with al jazeera president now rejects any foreign involvement. >> translator: we will always act in accordance with the sovereignty of our constitution, to this effect we can get foreign technology but we definitely do not need outsiders. we have an unbiased independent judiciary in this country. >> raised the possibility that war crimes and crimes against humanity were committed by both the tamil fighters and soldiers in the sri lankan military.
>> alleged crimes that are set out has to be investigated. not that we admit admit that those crimes have been committed, that those are the allegation he, that should be investigated. >> reporter: thousands of tamils are still missing. last saw her husband in 2006. he had gone out to the market and never returned. >> translator: people told me that he was caught at the checkpoint. but when we asked they said he was released. others said they saw two bodies on that day. so much time has gone by. i don't think anyone will have a solution. but i can't give up. >> reporter: for those still hoping to find out what happened to their loved ones, the political debate is yet another obstacle. for them, only the truth will bring some closure to years of pain. but they wonder if that day will ever come. hoda abdel hamid, al jazeera,
sri lanka about. >> let us bring in from the british tamil forum. hoda abdel hamid reporting there on the investigators going to different parts of the island to praistoprepare their own invest. >> the high commissioner for human rights, released the report, made it quite clear that domestic investigation in sri lanka will not be credible, looking at past experience. basically saying, you cannot trust sri lankan government. >> that was the old government right? >> no no, the new government. >> can't trust the new president? >> that investigation will not be credible and also, the sri lankan judiciary system cannot handle such horrendous crimes as war crimes and crimes against
humanity. >> the president said there will be an independent investigation. so were you surprised when they suddenly said no there isn't going to be? >> correct. he said in the u.n. human rights council, sl sri lanka signed ups a co-sponsor of the resolution. >> so he was pushing hard for them. >> exactly. now going against an agreement is unbelievable. our prime minister, david cameron when he went to sri lanka was so forceful he was calling for an independent investigation and he was one of the main players in bringing up, bringing about this resolution in human rights council. and we at the british tamil forum. >> what do you think is behind the current president's change of heart? >> he is ill advised i think. as far as we are concerned, things have not changed in sri
lanka. just new faces but the same policy. and we want the military in sri lanka, they still have sexual violence torture intimidation all that happening in northeast of sri lanka. >> is there still a big military presence there? >> yes, a huge presence, we want to visit all that because there is another problem with the investigation. people will not come forward to give evidence, witness protection will be a problem. people will give evidence and sunlt they will disappear. >> how do you take this forward now that the president has in your opinion gone back on what he said before and defied the
human rights council it is in the end just his decision isn't it? >> it's an international agreement. >> without his approval nobody can proceed with it. >> well the u.n. human rights council high commissioner is, we believe is he going to sri lanka next month. he can press sri lankan government, understand what co-sponsorship means and he should ask to fully implement the resolution and also if mr. sirasena is a true believer in democracy he should have a referral among tamils, including people living outside, because a fair number of tamils are living outside sri lanka, talking about constitutional changes and so on. and also we want the european union to hold on to the gsp concession until this resolution is fully implemented.
the prime minister of sri lanka recently said in switzerland that the people who surrendered have to be presumed dead. what has the sri lankan government done with them? we have evidence to who went where in the commission and all that. >> thank you very much indeed. you can see the full interviewer of the president, on taw "talk l jazeera." >> a suicide attack on the far north of cameroon, four bombs explode, two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in the same town. united nations security council is said to have approved a draft resolution calling for
u.n. mission to oversee disarmament should colombia's base deal go through. to verify rebel disarm amount. disarmament. displaced numbers in the millions since 1964. u.s. supreme court has extended a ban on automatic life terms for teenagers, people living life sentence for crimes they committed as teenagers must have a chance to seek their freedom and that could affect about a thousand inmates. nearly 90% of alaska's budget comes from oil. billions are dollars are needed to pay for schools for health and for care, so they're going to have to get that money from somewhere else. from valdez, al jazeera's daniel
lak reports. >> let's see what happens. we spin this, oh my god it stopped at 50. which means we only got 2.3 billion in oil revenues. >> it may seem like fun but gunnar tours the state and invites alaskans to balce the books by moving around blocks representing oil revenues and tax programs on either side of the scale. >> we have an expensive state government that provides a wide amount of services, we pay essentially no taxes and the state gives us money. that has been life as usual for three decades. if we continue on the same course with no change the dividend program would end in 2020. >> reporter: it's all changing. alaskans may soon have to start paying income tax says their governor in recent budget
proposals. they haven't for 35 years, there may be cuts in checks they receive as dividends from oil wells and even more government surpluses will be slashed. >> the legislature said yes to every program that came along and now they're going to have to say no and cut some of those programs back. >> declining production and the rise of shale oil fracking has reduced its role in the country's energy supply. revenues from the high arctic crude that flows through this pipeline has made this a wealthy relatively generous state for the people who live there. but low oil prices are changing all of that. here is are that pipeline ends, on prince william sound. found id by miners, oil is now town's life blood, largest imroir and themployer, but now p
the generous benefits it once brought. >> we are twice the size o of texas, we have vast fisheries, tourism, we have to tailor ourselves away from oil and making that the number one income for state. >> reporter: they'll also have to start paying for their government services or give some of them up if their state isn't to run out of money sometime soon. daniel lak, al jazeera, valdez. >> stand by the mats. we'll have this in joaments just just a momentmoment. how aerobics are helping the elderly. and crashing out of the australian open.
>> now some old people in south africa have depression. they don't often get access to hypothesis, especially those who live in pretty poor areas. now though an exercise program is helping them to fight this mental imness. haru mutasa went to meet some of them. >> it's probably not your usual aerobics class. these people are between 60 and 80. some of them have a little trouble keeping up but that's not going to stop them. >> i'm finished, i can't run. >> i saw you exercise. >> yeah, yeah.
exercise is all right. running, no. i can't run. >> the south african depression and anxiety group say one in 5 south africans have that problem. this class helps fight depression. >> sometimes you sweat and duet out of stress. feeling healthy. you feel strong. >> reporter: group leaders say as many as 90% of depressed people over 65 don't get help. many come from poor communities. doctors say so many elderly patients don't easily recognize the symptoms of mental health problems. ists one reason why depression in older people is often underdiagnosed, in many countries across south africa, and diabetes and hiv take over. >> sometimes depression is not enough. >> maybe enough is enough. if i die and then that is a very
last stage of depression, whereby you need to get attention immediately. you have to be put on antidepressants immediately. >> reporter: for the class here meeting five days a week for at least four hours seems to be what the doctor ordered. >> sometimes get yourself, so that's why i have to exercise, that maybe sometimes with other people, come to ease your mind. >> even after they work out some still want to keep going. the classes aren't just a chance to catch up with friends and make new ones. it's helping some senior citizens fight depression and create a healthy mind. >> that is either a very, very large tennis racquet or robyn has gone through the looking
glass. judge yourself. >> thank you david. mixed doubles match following reports that result was fixed. the match pitched laura and david against lucas, a large amount of money was placed on cuba to win, winning 6-0, 6-3. rejectthe allegations they threw the match. the opponents also denied any knowledge. >> to be honest i didn't see and i didn't look after anything, you know, after the match. i just spoke with tiu, and i will keep it confidential. >> not very comfortable to think that we didn't win the match, you know, on our terms. we played our best today, we did very well and we won. so a bit not comfortable to be questioned, if someone else was not playing 100% or something.
>> scott ferguson is a wagering industry consultant and head of education at the tennis betting league. >> they want to make a song and dance about suspending players ranked 650th in the world. they work united code of silence, we don't know whether they're ignoring those cases or flying under a different burden. players in the top 100 have got lawyers. but those under that cannot afford lawyers. >> match, stan wawricka end wednesday a five-set loss.
he'll face next in the quarter finals. former south african william body has been banned for five years. the 27-year-old won the internationals and a t-20 match for south africa. 2015 grand slam series. >> our attitude to corruption will be always one of zero tolerance. there is no doubt mr. bodie's action has threatened the image of the game that we love most, he must be handed a strong punishment. knock of 96 and an unbeaten contribution by this man, vavooma, declaring the innings of 2 fraif fo 48 for 5.
taking east tally to 9 this test. 52 for 3, 330 then short of vib tri. india meanwhile, treating the t-20 syriza against australia which starts on tuesday in adelaide, in march, india chose a more experienced team, singh has been recalled. peyton manning of the denver broncos will lead his team out against the carolina panthers. the 39-year-old manning and the broncos won the afc championship. the new england patriots was lead by tom brady. with 12 seconds to go, the pats
opted for a two point conversion, that would have tied. manning will beat the record set 50 current broncos manager john elway as the oldest quarterback to appear in the super bowl. >> there is no question this was a sweet day, sweet victory. to me, this victory sort of is a great example what this entire season has been like. has it been easy? >> it was tough for us to ever get into a rhythm and score points at the end. two point conversion is a tough way to obviously end the season. >> tom brady and his team, had a hard loss. arizona cardinals were given a 49-15 mauling. one carolina fan will be nursing a small bit of a headache after going head over heels in
celebrations. fortunately the man wasn't seriously injured. the sport of sumo has been synonymous for japan. but for the last years the sport's been clinched the empress cup, the 31-year-old won the three day quot contest in t. the 39th individual to win the cuch since 2006. >> robyn, the only day i've seen you in ages. that's it for me on the newshour, team felicity barr-bar will be up in just a moment w.
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>> experts warn, mosquitos are likely to spread the zika virus throughout the americas, putting more babies at risk. hello there i'm felicity barr, and you're watching al jazeera live from london. also coming up: the u.n. syria envoy says talks to end the war in syria will begin on friday, and arguments over who's on the guest list. an extension of emergency border controls in the eu's free travel zone.