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announcer: this is al jazeera. hello from doha everyone, welcome to the newshour on al jazeera. the angela merkel comes to turkey to discuss the refugee crisis, the two countries taking in the largest amount of syrians since the war began also, political turmoil in haiti. hatians celebrate the departure of their president. there's a hole in the leadership it's a dangerous mission in the world. we'll take you on control in
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mali, with the people trying to keep the peace. and i have all the sport. the denver broncos are crowned super bowl champions, beat egg the carolina panthers for the first time in years. hello everyone, german and turkish leaders are holding talks in ankara on the growing refugee crisis. turkey with a large number of syrian refugees, and the latest balance around aleppo. more are trying to enter. and turkey, taking in the biggest number of asylum seekers in europe. the majority are syrians. >> the united nations says there are more than 4.5 million registered refugees. the actual number is higher. break it down. 2.1 million in lebanon, jordan, iraq. it's a big number, almost the
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same, 1.1 million are in turkey alone. let's go to the syrian border. travelling through behind you there is movement. what have you been doing this morning? >> that's right. it's open for trucks, not people. so trucks have been going in yesterday as well, with supplies. through that border area, that no man's land where refugees find themselves. more are coming to the border. the exact number is difficult to verify. we were told from the official yesterday that they were around 10,000. that number is growing, that offensive is violent, it's continuing, and people are scared. it's difficult for them to get here. the border remains closed. officials say that they are handling the situation, and they can provide for them inside
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there, just as well as they provide here for turkey. over 2.5 million refugees hosted here. they are well equipped, they have the experience to deal with it. they are settling up food, water. it's not an ideal situation. it's cold at night. there's no heating, a dire situation that, as you go through the videos, was into the sixth year, and we are seeing the people trying to move further away. it's a desperate situation. >> what is going to go down, do you think between the angela merkel and the prime minister of turkey, turkey has a huge number of rev goals, and a large front line burden there, and you have jeremy taking in so -- germany taking in so many. how do the two cooperate. >> they are from different
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points of view.
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>> who is doing more, and who should hep. >> can they coordinate. i'm not sure about that. >> it's probably the two countries. turkey is in a real state. >> it's clear on the border and so on and so forth. germany, and the asylum seekers, it's not a simple thing, for you to help with 3.3 billion, to
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turkey in order to start dealing with the connection. what is happening is an approach, one that includes what middle easterners and westerners, we are looking with the flames. the problem is it is setting syria on fire. there is no refugee problem. there's a russia, bashar al-assad problem. as we see today, more bombing syria, the less ceasefire in syria, the more people leaving syria. the likes, they have their own skirmishes, and merkel has some leeway with vladimir putin, needs to put pressure to put an end to the ridiculous war in syria, that pushes people out. >> what sort of internal pressure are the two countries on, from the people.
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you bring this many people in, it can create problems. >> usually in cases like that, jordan and lebanon has taken a bit of the brunt there. at least syria, lebanese and jordanians speak the same language, they have historical relations. the countries are phenom nas, part of open borders at once upon a time. they have similar cultures. i will say the same thing to syrians in turkey. they speak the same language, and will not say it to syrians in germany. i think germany did a great deal. those that criticize germany today, whatever people are inside germany, who are unjust to merkel, the german people and germany has done their bit. they should be thanked for it. there are new measures that are debatable. let's not really, you know, dwell away from the main issue, which is turkey and germany has
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and have been doing a lot for the syrians. the question is what is a country like the u.k. doing, i don't know, saudi arabia, qatar, emirates doing for the refugees, what is a country like the united states who until this point took a fraction of a fraction of 1% of syrian refugees that ask for asylum in the united states. turkey and germany - it's good that they are meeting. really, we say that we have a refugee problem, but the real problem lies with the russians, they are the ones setting the country on fire. it's not a question of flames, it's a question of setting syria on fire. >> and to other new, air strikes in eastern libya killed a woman, her child and two fighters, a member of the recognised parliament in tobruk says a residential area was hit. the raids were believed to be
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carried out by forces loyal to general hafta, targetting i.s.i.l. fighters two days after an earthquake, rescuers are pulling survivors. more than 100 are believed to be trapped. 37 have been confirmed killed. and the male says that number is likely to rise. for the residents, a grim start to the lunar new year as rob mcbride reports a short distance from the collapsed building the temple is busier than usual. they have joined some volunteers that have come to taiwan to help in the rescue. >> translation: the earthquake made us fearful, and we are afraid. >> translation: we pray to those dropped inside. >> this tragedy is overshodioed
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the unar new year, and may have stirred others to join the communal effort. offering up prays in the hope that more lives could be saved. >> reporter: in the grounds of the temple, some have made their base. this rescue team came from central taiwan. he helped to save a life. >> he can't be with our families, if we save someone's life, it's worthwhile. >> at the apartment complex. that collapsed in the quake, trapping hundreds inside. rescuers find survivors, time is running out. rescuers have to decide whether to bring in heavy lifting gear, to reach anyone below the mountain of rubble. >> the danger is causing collapse that might endanger
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lives. >> for relatives of those inside, it may be their only hope three afghan soldiers have been killed in a suicide attack. they travel on a bus near the army base. 18 wounded some. a suicide bomber carried out the attack and the taliban claimed responsibility japan is preparing tougher sanctions against north korea, after the rocket launch. there has been tension at the border between south korea. and the northern boat moved past the sea. harry fawcett with more less than 24 hours after north korea's rocket launch, a reminder of the fact that the south korean side on high alert for flakations from north korea. the south korean defence ministry reporting that a north korean patrol boat south of the
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de facto more time border, the disputed border at 6:55 p.m. local time. defence ministry says five warning shots were fired by vessels of south korean navy, and that that small korean patrol boat retreated north of the line. the incident was over. the dehli office said a -- presidential alert status saying the line would be maintained. it is lunar new year, a big holiday in south korea, south korea says it will expand the loud speaker broadcasting proppa gander across the demilitarized zone in response to the rocket launch. one of the focuses is on the u.n. security council after the emergency meeting on sunday. a lot of pressure brought to bare, supporting tougher
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sanctions against north korea in response to the january 6th nuclear test and sunday's rocket launch. >> the united nations is urging haiti to form a new government after president martelly stepped down on sunday. the parliament has to choose a caretaker president. this is a political crisis that sparked months of unrest as natasha gan an reports from port-au-prince. >> reporter: hatians were supposed to be celebrating carnival. . >> the carnival was cancelled. >> the next fight is to ensure a
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delayed presidential election is free of corruption. >> this is the new government. >> it took the deal between martelly and the hatian perimeter, and end violence which left a former soldiers dead. the parliament will elect an interim president. the hope is that the government will be sworn in. >> this is a major step protestors question the time frame, the last transitional government lasted two years. one thing is certain. haiti's next president faces a population struggling with a sense of jobs, family, homelessness more ahead on the newshour, including this -.
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>> i'm jonah hull - in a matter of months these waters could become a breakaway britain starting with a bang, china welcomes the lunar new year. the prospects for its economy is not looking bright. >> i have to say that you are getting sacked tomorrow. awkward. manchester united's manager hits out at suggestions, that he is at risk of being replaced. sport coming at the end of the hour go to the third part of our four-part series on the widening cracks in the european union. enlargement has been the e.u.'s central goal. if it goes to 28 members in pursuit of economic and political stability.
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watch words like integration and ever closer union may be no more. jonah hull has our report on that, from paris. >> reporter: in a matter of months britain is expected to hold a referendum to decide the country's future, along side the chief trading partner in european union. success ef waves bolstered euro sceptic opinion on both sides of the waters. a boost for populists, like the u.k. independence party. >> e.u. is diminishing economic area. the g.d.p. is diminishing. the world trade is diminishing. there's an enormous and exciting opportunity for countries, in particular, i'm talking about britain, outside of the e.u. why would you shackle yourself to this declining area. >> no one can accurately predict the consequences of britain's
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exit from the e.u., it could be an economic blow for both sides. for britain, it could signal a scottish referendum, and the break up of the u.k. it is likely to be an encouraging move for europe's many and growing populist euro sceptic parties. >> not least of which is france's front nags article. it, along with european parliamentary partners in the netherlands, belgium and austria are thought to have made gains in the 2015 attacks. no longer older voters swept up in a public discourse rolling immigration and terrorism into one. >> since the terrorist attacks last year, they have a new public. including the young. because they are afraid of radical islam.
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>> a best selling satire imagines a france where marie le pen becomes president. while few believe it will come son, she and her party is nowhere near. >> translation: we are made up of nation, french, english, americans, brazilian. the project is bad. the euro is bad and above all the destructions of borders in europe and at its outer edges is a bad thing. >> reporter: it resonates with one in three french voters and command a chunk of the european parliament. parties push to break un the e.u., the al nusra front and others work from within to degrade its policies, and institutions. together they undermine the
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e.u.'s historic mission of ever closer union. >> final part of this series, european disunity is coming up on tuesday. we'll be in finland with a recession. many asking whether it's time for a referendum on leaving the e.u. themselves. now, the united nations mission in mali, considered one of the most dangerous. troops bringing instability in the north. a group linked to massimilano allegri attack on a u.n. post in tim buck two. peacekeepers operate under the threat of attack. >> reporter: the sun fulls on timbuktu and the night shift start. we were given rare access to the patrol police. the unit came under attack on friday. when massimilano allegri
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explode -- al-qaeda exploded a car dox. u.n. are -- car box. u.n. provided support. >> translation: when there are strange things, they call us to verify what is going on. >> reporter: the city is in lock down, no vehicles are allowed in or out. there are constant outages. >> this is one of the most important mosques. we can't see anything, they are watt rolling for a short block. they are scared to do this one. >> the mission in maui has 10,000 soldiers, and is helping to stablilize the country after a fight for independence in the north. the mission is one of thes dangerous. 60 soldiers have been killed. >> we are equipped. we is good equipment and
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training. the swedish area replaced some operations with drones. adam timleck's days of -- timbuktu's glory days are gone. hotels are empty and a third of the city is gone. a peace deal was signed between the government and coalition. rebels. al-qaeda groups are not part of the deal. there is no development. what are the young men armed supposed to eat. they sign a peace deal. they cannot eat sand to five. >> they keep an eye on the port outside timbuktu. the police commander says she is aware that the u.n. mission is a target.
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we say hello and explain what we are doing, and if we need anything and get the feedback. the mandate includes protection of civilians. a goal to maintain peace in a theatre of war. richard is here with the weather. another week, another storm for the u.k. they keep getting hit. >> that is the way it's going. there is another major storm waiting in the wings, going towards france. i will press the button. do not adjust your television sets. this will go fast. because we have such strong winds. this massive cloud is associated with storm imogen. isobars are packed straight. they are not in the circle. when you have that set up you have severe weather.
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that's what we have up in the u.k. we reported 120 k/hr. and the winds could get worse before they get better. much is blasted by the winds and rain. we have more than 60 clued warnings in force across the southern portions of the u.k. to run the sequence through, you see things improving. notice another area of rain across ports of france. this low pressure is explosive psychogenesis. in 24 hours it deepens by 24 mill bars. this will run across the for north front and into belgium. it will produce severe weather. it will move up into parts of germany. if you travel. it could be a nasty system. >> thank you for that. >> the names of the nominees for
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myanmar's next president and vice president will be revealed. aung san suy kyi's party won the elections with a land slide majority. she is barred from becoming president. wayne hay reports on last-minute obligations on to remove the barrier. >> despite her party winning the elections last year, the leader cannot become the president of myanmar at the moment. because of a clause in the constitution stating anyone with family members who are foreign nationals cannot become the president. but we know she has been in negotiation with the head of the military, which remains a powerful force in myanmar, to support a vote that would allow for the suspension of that article of the constitution, putting that article aside to
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allow aung san suy kyi to well president. a permanent change becomes the referendum. on march 17th, we know who are the nominees for the president and vice president. they will find out if negotiations are between aung san suy kyi and the military, have been successful or not chinese communities have welcomed the new year, marking the beginning of the chinese calendar. this is the biggest and supportive measure. this report on changing positions. >> reporter: beijing's annual explosive illumination. still a dazzling spectacle, not quite what it was. fire work sales in the capital are down by half this year. the reasons, pollution concerns, or possibly fading interests in a country that prides itself on
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having invented gunpowder. >> the economy is not good. it's difficult to make money. ordinary people can only afford more fire crackers. it's too expensive. other traditions are changing. like the giving of red envelopes, filled with cash that are exchanged between friends and relatives. an ancient ritual, but the technology is transforming. smartphone apps allow users to send each other money, money deposited into mobile phone payment accounts. >> this is a time to spend. at least the government hopes so. beijing wholesale market, popular with new year shoppers but where there's an air of desperation to the sales pitch. people are spending but very
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carefully. >> of course i can find stuff. i have to look around and compare the price to get the best value for money. turn over is strong. that's down to discounting, leading to narrower profit margins. amid gloomy news, retail sales up until now have been the bright spot. economists say that consumption has to be sustained to prevent the downturn worsening. superstitious chinese are flogging to the temples, after a year of disasters and financial turmoil. but the predictions are for more of the same in the year ahead. don't despair, depending on your zodiac sign, the year of the monkey is a good year to give birth, or to look for love still ahead on newshour. how to salvage profits and jobs, a conference in south africa tries to find ways to cope with
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slumping prices. rising tensions with china leads to more u.s. forces arriving in the philippines. and in sport. a magic moment for orlando against a big boy. details with sanaa a little later.
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you're on the newshour here at al jazeera, and these are the top stories, german and turkish leaders are meeting in anningar e. turkey's cooperation is seen as critical to effort by german
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chancellor angela merkel to stem the flow of refugees into europe. united nations is urging haiti to form a new government after president martelly stepped down on sunday. >> parliament has to choose a caretaker president until a long-delayed run off has been held. japan says it's preparing tougher sanctions against north korea after its rocket launch. there has been tension at the border between north and south korea, and a north corie yn patrol boat moved south, forcing seoul to fire warning shots. >> i want to talk about the refugee crisis and the violence that is ongoing in aleppo. a freelance journalist joins us. he is in damascus. we thank you for your time. can you explain briefly to me, how you are able to report there. is it embedded with the
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government. how do you account for your safety when journalists can't go in for fear of their safety? >> all syrian journalists working for media outlets that have been accredited by the syrian government are able to operate inside government areas in addition to applying to permits to be with the army or enter areas that are deemed a military zone by the army, and an area of military operations. like many other colleagues operating from damascus, i do that. i am a licensed journalist. and i do also apply or permits to escort the army carrying out operations. >> tell me what you saw when you were in aleppo. how bad was it, how closer the government troops to regaining. >> well, i think we need to understand that current military
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operations that are ongoing right now does not mean that the army is going to regain the city. the army is creating a circle around the city, hoping that this circle will create a siege and force rebels to leave parts of the city. rebels control 30-40% of the city of aleppo, the other goal was to end a 3.5-year-old siege on towns north of the city of aleppo. the first or the second goal is to break the siege, and the other goal is the circle or the siege on the rebel held parts of the city, thanks to relentless russian air strikes and months. the syrian army made gains and is close to fully encircling the
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rebels held parts of the city. >> the russians are backing up the syrian army, they said they were come engine to fight i.s.i.l. they are striking against opposition. >> no, no, the russians said they are coming here to assist the syrian government in combatting terrorist. many factions are affiliated with a muslim front. by the finish of a terrorist organization. russians are in compliance, and they are coming here to implement and fight terrorism and support the syrian army. >> based on what you have seen, what happened in aleppo, what is happening over the next few days, how long will it take for the army to regain control, if you feel it's on the pass. >> we have to understand we are speaking about the heartland of areas in syria, on the northern countryside. many are jumping to the community it's done for the
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rebels in that area of the country, we have to wait and see what is involved against the syrian public, one of the first areas to push them completely out of it, and back as early as 2012. so i think we have to wait and see if the rebels are able to come up with a plan to stop the advancing army. there are reports between i.s.i.l. and the nusra front. aleppo countryside is controlled by i.s.i.l., and in the other parts by others. >> interesting talking to you. joining us from damascus. thank you south africa's government says this year will be a tough one for the mining industry. job losses continue into the thousands with plummeting prices
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forcing mining areas to wind down costs. >> let's talk more about this kamal, certainly we are looking at the climate between the mining industry. many are worried about what is happening, if commodity prices drop. in south africa, the 27,000 jobs have been lost in the last three years, and the mining resources minister says 52,000 others are under throat. they are coming from the gold and platinum. we have seen costs in the industry increase by 20%, and players in the industry looking at how to cut the costs and restructure to make the countries possible. we it more the issues of concern earlier. >> they don't want to think about the future. they worked at a mine in the
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north-west province for eight years. a decline in como oddity and profits for mining companies means jobs are cut. >> we don't know what really happened, now they are not saying about that. we don't know how many lions will be lost. >> reporter: it's estimated 32,000 jobs are under threat in africa's industrialized economy. many say it's an industry in turmoil, with actions over wages, safety and escalating electricity and labour, efforts to cut expenses is unavoidable. >> it will feel the impact more. it would be interesting to see how the c.e.o.s will position themselves moving forward already, one in four south
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africans are employed. labour unions play a roll in the industry, saying they are determined to save as many jobs as possible. >> jobs that are here, what do we do with the skills in the mining industry. is there a way in way those skills can be put into the economy. what are the sectors that will take mining skills and use them. the mines employ 1 million people. it's the largest contributor. >> despite job cuts, the government maintains mining. was more that 3 trillion. it aims to create opportunities for women and black south africans. it's using this conference to
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attract investment. >> experts do not predict a change in demand any time soon, leaving little room for commodity prices to increase. the question is who will survive what analysts call a blood bath. >> so many of the biggest names in the industry gather the here at cape town to give us on idea of how the delegates hope to chart a way forward in the climate. we are speaking to jonathan, the enjoying director. how delegates hope to start forward. >> when we look at the investor sentiment. we come in here, we see investors seeing the historical economy and sector, for the first time in a number of years we are seeing indications from the investors, the capital raised and sitting on the sideline is back into market.
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given how difficult conditions are at the moment. how do you attract investors, specifically where 18 billion is needed to develop the mining sector? >> we are looking at africa and the pan african opportunity, you look at the mineral health, population breath. they escalate. as you look at africa, investigators understand that wealth, and are keen to put the capital to work, and need to find projects that make sense. we are starting to see the cycle work through. >> is there a concern around some. faculties, when it comes to wages, safety records. >> they are issues for the mining sector, what we are seeing for the first time in a number of years is investors looking at the counter companies, but greenfield opportunities, they are looking at finding things in the
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economy, where there are specific opportunities. >> do you think mining is the right platform for the right mines to come together. looking for a way forward. in terms of some analysts saying that the mines tri goes through that period and they are waiting for the upturn. >> it's about putting investors and mining companies together to invest in the sector on the continent. this is designed for that. and the networking is about that at its core. >> thank you so much for your time. speaking to the managing director. mine. taking place in cape town. it is expected to continue. we wait to see the outcome from delegates as a way forward in an industry that is struggling at the moment. >> live for us in cape town more u.s. troops are on the way to the fi beans. a supreme court -- philippines.
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a supreme court upheld a use of bases there. we have the story from marn illa -- mab illa. >> reporter: demonstrations such as in are not unusual outside the u.s. embassy, although a long-time ally, many say more u.s. troops are not welcome. more than 100 soldiers are here. it rises with an enhanced cooperation agreement, or edca. it's a huge u.s. military base, and edca will take them into the war of the united states. >> the u.s. military has been in the philippines for more than a century. first as commonizers, and then guardians of peace. two of the biggest bases outside the united states were here. those bases closed around 20 years ago. since then, u.s. soldiers have been returning as so-called
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visiting troops, and get special access. >> it's not aimed at china or anyone, it's port of our effort to be present in the region, to build our alliances, to secure our economic future. >> a major part of the economic future is to enfewer freedom of -- ensure freedom of economic trade. the government is raising concerns by building artificial islands in to strengthen claims over disputed territory. the philippines does not have the might to face up to china, it has taken this to an international tribunal. despite the controversy, polls say the majority see them as a welcome counterbalance to rising china. u.s. forces patrol the south china sea. that doesn't mean they are ready to go to war because of overlapping territorial claims.
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>> we are trying to make sure international law is respected, freedom of navigation is expected. rules-based solutions. >> it's not easy to allow a former colonizer in, it's fears that the u.s. is too involved in filipino affairs 678 both nist it's a beneficial relationship, and in the best interest to have the u.s. remain the stabilizing force voters in the u.s. state of new hampshire will choose their preferred dehli candidate. independent voters have a big say in who wins. the idea that there are a huge number of votes to be swayed could be a myth. >> reporter: it's a stage priding itself on the pioneering spirit. it says on the licence plate.
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and prides itself on vet ght the candidates. it disids who is going on from here, and who makes the cut. >> that beans the candidates chasing the vote. they have to convince the faithful. while recruiting others to the voting booth. >> it's estimated 40% of voters describe themselves as independence. when it comes to the primary, they can choose which party support, republican and democrats, and which candidate gets the vote. >> this is one of them, a former republicans judging candidates where they stand on issues important to her. >> most are predictable. they follow party lines and stay in the box. independent voters are swayed. canada has to be on top of the game. in order to sway in dependent voters, party line won't do it. >> there's a growing sense of frustration and disappointment
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in both parties. that's why more people call themselves independent. one analyst believes they would like an idea of culling themselves independent. a lot of people found that most that are independent are voters for one party or the other. for wherever reason, they like to think of themselves as an independent. but it still matters. i think the independent mindedness behind the impulse matters to a lot of voters. >> independence is a crucial test for anyone that wants to be president. candidacy voting voters don't always win the party's nomination. it's an important stop on the road to the white house much monday marks the international day of zero
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tolerance to people ail genital mutilation. -- female genital mutilation. u.n. estimates 200 million girls and women worldwide have undergone female genital mutilation, mostly carried out on young girls between a year and 15 years old. putting it on a map. you have more than half of the girlfriend under the age of 15 who had f g.m. we have somali, djibouti, 98% in somali. women over the age of 15 cut. 98% in guinea and 93% in djibouti. it causes bleeding, health issues, sifts, infections and infertility and complications in childbirth. we'll talk about this now, with the f g.m. programme, the manager for equality.
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joining us from nairobi. thank you for your time. >> it's a little odd that there's a day called zero tolerance, presumably there should be zero tolerance every day. can you tale us - can you hear me all right. no, i don't... >> a bit louder. >> i'll try one more time, it's kamal from doha, can you hear me? >> yes, i can hear you faintly. >> okay, i'll tried hard, hopefully you can hear me. what sort of progress do you feel is being made. we marked this day today, what actual progress is made against f g.m. >> i can't hear you. >> mary, we'll leave it there. there's clearly technical problems with the link to
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nairobi. still ahead. 160 million tune in to the superbowl, this the half-time
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show brazil facing its worse recession in decades. and a public health emergency. fear is not stopping brazilians taking to the streets for carnival. lucia newman has more a crowd of an estimated 100,000 jumps and sings to the
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indicating music in rio de janeiro carnival - the largest, loudest and longest street party in the world. and nothing can stop it. not brazil's economic recession, and not even an epidemic of the zika virus. >> translation: carnival is part of the brazilian soul. without it there's a problem. brazil is brazil. >> reporter: during carnival the country comes to a standstill, except for people's feet, to the rith im of samba. >> it's not just here in rio. all over the country, rain or shine. people are trying to put aside problems and party for a week. as though there is no tomorrow. >> in north-eastern brazil. where the epidemic hit hardest
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and thought to be linked to thousands of birth defects. carnival is - it's a tradition even though we have problems, we continue to distance and thing. >> nothing is too wild. >> this woman comes as her idol. that is what worried health officials. they are cautioning rebels to refrain in the tradition of kissing strangesers. it's something that everyone is forgetting where everything except having fun seems to have
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been forgotten today is the day we try to understand american football. it's super bowl. >> yes. huge parties happening last night. thank you. the denver broncos won the n.f.l. super bowl for a third time in their history. they beat the carolina panthers 24-10 in california. it was carolina's second defeat of the season. [ ♪ ] it began with lady gaga hitting the high notes and ending with a super bowl victory. a field touchdown giving them an early lead against the carolina panthers. >> can we be the best team. and, you know, we found a way to do that. we run a game just like we played so many of the games, we have confidence in the games, that we could grind, play defense and find a way to win. >> despite a carter touch down,
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37 down at half time. that's when a global audience of 160 million peel were entertain -- people were entertained by coldplay, khaled bahah, and bruno mars panthers down by sixth, with the fourth turn over in the last quarter. >> we dropped the balls, we urn itted the ball over -- we turned the ball over. threw away passes. that's it. >> the broncos with another td as they won the super bowl 24-10. >> the greatest talent, to linebackers, to safety, to corners. there's no one better than us. peyton manning wouldn't if this
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was his last game. >> i think i'll make a good decision and be at peace with it. i'm looking forward to tonight, being with my family and friends and team-mates and celebrate a special victory and win. >> manning winning a showdown with cam newton, as the broncos celebrate the first super bowl victory in 17 years. hours before kick-off security was tight. thousands of fans gathered at levi stadium california, for the biggest sporting event. daniel lack was at the finale. >> there you have it, super bowl 50 over, with the denver broncos successful, beating the carolina panthers. a surprise result. carolina was favoured to win. denver, in the end, their defenders dominated the quarterback, cam newton, and took the game. it's been a successful event, the 50th, the n.f.l., the
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national football league pulling out the stops. the game was in santa clara california, but san francisco was the coe host. a fan zone on the water front with music and cheerleaders. it's a good security presence. not because of specific information, but just being cautious. this is a grand national party. that matters the most to people. defensive ball never is. the parties took place, the fire works went off. winning fans were happy. losing fans have another year to look forward to the republic of congo won the 2015 african nations championship. an 18-year-old was the star of the night, scoring two goals. jonathan with the third. that is the second title
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following the 2009 triumph in the ivory coast once again manchester united manager, louis van gaal hit out at journalists following questions about his future with the club, his outburst after united's 1-0 draw against shellsie thanks to a goal by dovto. >> you are -- diego costa. >> you are inventing a story. and i have to answer the question. i shall repeat myself every week. i have to say that you are getting the the sack tomorrow. what is your name, i can announce the fame are name also. maybe you have children. or a nephew or something like that. >> the phoenix open tournament that drew the big is crowd in
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golf history. more than 16,000 were at the event. they did it by winning a fourth player. ricky fowler is the second pga tour title alexander ovechkin reached another career milestone as the waps beat -- washington capitals beet philadelphia flyers, scoring his 30th goal of the season, one of three players to score 30 goals in each of his first if 11 seasons. the other two is wayne gretsky and mike gardner. washington beat the flyers 3-2. >> that's all the sport. i'll hand you back to kamal. >> stick around. more news ahead and we are waiting for a news conference for the angela merkel and turkish prime minister. more news in a moment. moment.
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