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>>. >> announcer: this is al jazeera. hello, i'm here from the newshour, live from london. in the next 60 minutes - the u.s. and russia make a deal on ending hostilities in syria, will the warring sides put down their weapons. ugg gander's main opposition leader helped by police as supporters protest. winds of more than 300kph
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hit fiji. people have died and a 106-year-old who got to have a go at president obama at the white house and all the sport. after a season for manchester united they look for a surprise as they fight for a place in the f.a. cup quarterfinals. russia and the u.s. reached an agreement on a cessation of hostility in syria. they have sent out a date fighting should stop. for it to work. both sides need to sign up to the agreement. all groups on the ground have until noon on friday, local time in damascus to commit to a deal. then 12 hours later at midnight cessation is supposed to begin. bus the u.n. classifies i.s.i.l.
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and al nusra front as terrorists they are not included in the negotiations. it's hoped it can revive geneva talks, to find a solution to end the civil war. >> james bay joins us now. >> do you start by talking through the agreement and what needs to happen next. >> what needs to happen next is to persuade the parties, the syrian parties, that friday at noon time, sign up to the deal, as you say, two parties are not included because they are covered by u.n. security council, their terrorism list, and that is the al nusra front, and also i.s.i.l. they will still be targeted. there is a problem there, i think, because i.s.i.l. has clearly defined territory that it controls, and everyone knows it controls. the al nusra front is spread more widely. in some areas they are operating
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close to two, alongside forces from other groups. so i think there's potential confusion there. one of the things that is worth noting is that this was an - this announcement of u.s. and russia, a task force was set up in munich, it's worth knowing that that task force never actually met. this was an agreement between the u.s. and russia. they felt easier doing an agreement together. it's not clear all the regional parties are on board, and syrian parties have not signed up to the cessation of hostilities, despite that it's been welcomed at the united nations. this was the comment from the spokesman for the secretary-general. >> it demands the commitment of the international support group for syria, influence on the warring parties to bring about a
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reduction of parties as a first step towards a durable ceasefire. further contributes to creating an environment conducive for the presumption of negotiations and a long-awaited hope to syrian people. they made an end to the suffering in sight. the secretary strongly encourages the parties to abide by the terms of the agreement. much work lies ahead, the support group and the syrian parties are steadfast in their resolve. >> and, james, no sooner this deal was reached, we heard from the syrian president bashar al-assad making a statement. >> yes, i think an added complications, adding another date in the diary. in april says it will happen for their parliament, an added
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complication for a situation were not a lot of people have a deal of optimism. we have a date for the cessation of hostilities. making it happen will be hard. one of our problems is with a few days ahead of the date on friday. with four days or so ahead, there's likely in the pass to be an increase as the warring sides battle for ground before a cessation starts. so there's another warning. >> thank you. live for us at the united nations in new york well, as diplomats try to stop the conflict the syrian government is fighting in france and aleppo. activists show planes dropping barrel bombs to the north of aleppo. russians air strikes targeted rebels in the rural areas of thousands are fleeing from the
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border. one of the last opposition strongholds in the north is the crucial town of az as. zeina khodr has the latest on that. >> reporter: it is key to the opposition survival, in a town of international attention. it could be an irreversible setback to rebels who have lost much territory. a few kilometres to the border crossing, it's a much-needed gate way. they are surrounded by two enemies. the syrian government. the kurdish group and allies. >> the military situation is better. we are seeing reinforcements. we glorify the presence. we are no longer weak. in a few days we care about our victories, and the way it was. >> last week's air strike put a message that things could change. a number of locations were targeted, including a hospital.
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aid agencies warned that the health system is close to collapse. >> it's as close to the border. people think it's a safe place. a lot of internally displaced people are here. there are more patients to provide care. all hospitals in the north countryside no longer operate further south, inside syria's borders, they say they will not be besieged by government forces. from their positions inside the city, they have access to strongholds in western syria. >> they want to be seen over the city. we are using our strength to prevent this. the fact that the regime is using foreign relations to fight for it shows that we are strong, they are weak. what we are saying, we narrate the city with our blood. >> the opposition feels the
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same. it's now the opposition last line of defense. they use it to receive supplies from turkey and could be used as a base to launch counteroffensives. >> the kurdish armed group and its allies, the syrian forces or not far away. they had threatened to advance into aziza rahimzada. there has been no movement on that front. there was a risk of wider areas. that battle has been but on hold, at least temporarily. >> the town is important to all sides, for those fighting against the opposition, aziza rahimzada lost military importance. since livelihoods have been cut to the south. that would jeopardise u.n. and russian efforts to negotiate ceasefires. >> there's more to come on the newshour. afghan refugees lock part of the
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greece's border with macedonia. we tell you why. >> i'm reporting from an or with a third person is found to have sold their kidney to a kidney trade industry. >> and the start of the knew formula 1 season. >> the main opposition group rejected accusations that some members were planning actions directed at the electoral commission. police arrested the group's leader, saying he's about to lead a protest. without government consent. he criticized the running of the collection. >> malcolm webb is in kampala and send us the latest.
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>> supporters want to protest against the election. the electoral commission denies it and police say planned protests are likely to be violent. it's for this reason that police placed him under arrest, saying that he'll be charged. supporters say they want to challenge the election results in the supreme court. they'll try to get some of the paperwork to do that. and cause unrest in the center. the election commission will deliver those papers to his home instead. >> the commonwealth group was chaired. the election commission was
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guilty. first of all, we had a preliminary statement made two gays ago. before the election formally declared. we pointed out the number of anom lease if you like, or minuses. it happened. on the day of the election itself, both in the cities and the rural areas, as we observed them. we say that these amount to gross incompetence on the part of the electoral commission
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which showed them. when it came to the crunch they say they had no room for it to happen. >> thousand of refugees stranded in the north of the macedonia border. they are blocking the passage of other refugees into macedonia. the greek government spect the number of people to grow in the coming days. we are brought the latest. >> out here, there was absolutely nobody here. there was a few people inside the official transit area. i'll move out. you can see it. people are setting up their tents. what happened is borders have been closing to afghan
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officials. not just for the greek and macedonians, but serbia and other areas. and for macedonia earlier in the day. they say it's not our fault, we are reacting to what serbia did. it caused panic among refugees and migrants. everyone left the reception center, which is about 20km away. walked all the way here. and they were pictures walking along the train tracks. they are stranded and the afghans are making sure no one goes through. >> a health crisis in fiji. they have cleaned up from one of their strongest storms. villages destroyed and crops wiped. our reporter has been assessing the damage. >> the word used around fiji in response to this is flattened.
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these were villages on remote islands in, and the main elements - the damage is better than others. no news from when lines are cut. it's not known yet how many here are injured or if people died. the prime minister warned people to expect bad news. >> category 5, the worst in the southern hemisphere. it reached our shores in the last couple of days. the damage has been widespread. homes have been destroyed. many low-lying areas have flooded and many have been left stunned and confused about what to do. >> the the cities of suva and nannedy escaped the -- nadi escaped the fuel force. still an hour north there's widespread destruction.
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it's windy here now. this is nothing to how it was when the phone was at its peak. you see off the roof lawn, it's destroyed, and the debris is everywhere. swimming at the pool. the same story is true down the alley. and there a guest house, totally destroyed. >> nearby houses have been strewn down the hillside. this house did survive, but only just. she and her friends are cleaning up, grateful to be alive. >> you know, we read about it, and we have been through so many of them. this one was - it was terrible. >> in part of the fiji, crews are at work restoring fallen powerlines and clam boring up to repair mobile phone masks. there's damage to places still in accessible. the fear is what news will
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emerge, to part of the country cut off. >> andrew thomas joins us from nadi in fiji. can you tell us more about the impact of the storm on the country. >> the impact has been very big. the photographs and video that you saw in that report. was the main island. one of concern is the outlaying islands in. journalists' cameras have not been able to reach the places, nor have the workers or government officials. they started to go out monday. beats lost from the captain to the island, to the kyro, for example. it is known that there are villages that have been obliterated. they haven't had teams in to
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assess how many are injured or killed. two boats left. they should arrive now. there's no communication to that imed. and that's the -- to that island. that's to quite a few islands in. the death toll right now, the number of people ill stands at 21. most of the those we know were willed. it's a long list. they are at their invest. and infrastructure is working. concern that other islands in might be, and that may push the number that have been killed in this up further. >> thank you very much. joining us live from nadi in fiji. the island nation still to grasp the impact and scale of the disaster. thank you. >> now, police and students in new delhi have been involved in a tense standoff. students accused of inciting violence surrounded the offices
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of the university. the president of the university student union was arrested and charged with sedition days of protests by a farming community. millions blocked roads leading to the capital, as reported, some demonstrators are angry. >> reporter: their anger could not be stopped by the government attempts to appease them, nor the thousands. the protesters wanted to be safe, and now. >> the community is in danger of losing out. the government should reinstate status members of the community live across northern india. they are after opportunities in
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towns and cities. the government's affirmative action gives them quotas for university places and government jobs. they will be given the status they want. at the heart of the matter is trust. they say the community has been promised this, and they want confirmation. until then, they'll carry on the blockade. >> they are across the state and further. crops remanded. not getting paid, is an issue. >> translation: i can't go out and get food or a cup of tea. people are in their vehicles. >> reporter: many try to defy the block. they've had tires slashed. they disrupted businesses. many shopped along the protest
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routes. hundreds of factories have closed. economic loss is estimated to be close to $3 billion. this tire shop has not had customers since the protest started. >> we make a small profit. how am i supposed to pay employees and survivors. the debt is the growing. >> previous governments advise of reservations. india's supreme court quashed the proposal. now government world are concerned that residential status will be granted, but neighbouring states will be forced to fight for it. >> i'm joined in the studio by a fellow from the kings college in london. thank you for coming in. who are in the negotiations between the community and the government, now that they have reached an agreement.
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>> the reason is they are demand. they are by far the most dominant social group. the dominant socially and economically. they make it difficult. the dominant group organising it and making a claim like that. the government has to go into that area themselves. >> so how will this agreement with a group that was already economically powerful, impact the sort of balance of power or dynamics between the different castes in india. >> this is limited. >> limited. >> this pattern of demands as a
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reaction to economic changes - others have done this. they have done this. so this pattern has become a pattern in india, where dominant groups, because of challenges, of unemployment, wealth, especially that dissatisfaction has come in to demand the reservation, because of the government groups. >> they know that it's a trend, it's not just the community, other influential communities are doing the same thing. >> what is the - what are the ramifications of that in the months and years to come if in each case the government gives in to them. reservations are in place because of a need for the caste
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system. and true resources overwhelmingly controlled by the upper class. if this is the way the revelation goes, demanding it, it's a negative effect. now, if the - if they are going to the reserve category, it will take most of it. i don't think it's a good solution for the future or a pattern for the future of india, but that is odd. >> does this mean further unrest down the line? part of the reason for the protests is perhaps the way the government is managing the government. will there be more unrest down the line. >> they wait until it arises. the real problem of unemployment and growth will be expressed through demands and reservations
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and the economic growth, and social spending. but it should be, in my view. the problem long term. that's the reforms we need. unfortunately, the most immediate expression of the groups in part of the country, is a demand for more. >> thank you very much. from kings college, london, for your analysis on that. >> thank you very much a 3-day standoff between fighters and security forces in india and kashmir is over. indian police killed three holed up in offices. six decide when a bus carrying police was attacked on saturday an international mission has been set up in hondurasous, it was set up following the outrage over a scandal linked to the country's president. david massa has more from
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neighbouring guatemala. >> reporter: in 2015 hondurans took to the streets in record numbers. their demands, an intergovernment corruption and unity. opposition groups called for the creation of international groups to tight corruption. >> on monday, after months of negotiation, the mission to fight against corruption in honduras will start work. >> the idea is to have a special mission that is going to be very close to the honduran authorities. they fight corruption and immunity. the two problems are extremely important, not only to the americas in general. but the idea is to give assistance to join the government, the institutional forces within the government. and to communicate with society. >> it's rumoured that international missions, a
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200 million corruption scandal, at the institute. the president admitted his presidential campaign accepted $150,000 from companieslinged to the scandal. >> it's a high profile case. without the power to carry out negotiations, max will have to rely with the judges. the question is whether honduras jobs have the political will to work independently. >> it's important to stay and determine that the mission is autonomous in terms of funding and goals, and working in an independent way. so i guess that the first year. we will have to look for this stretching of this nation. >> reporter: last year a united
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nations-backed commission led an investigation that took down dozens of politicians, including the government's president. >> experience shows that convictions can succeed. with a term of four years. they may have a similar opportunity for change. >> still ahead for you in the newshour. >> global energy giants finding ways to rebattle the energy mark. >> banks forced to freeze some acts. >> and i'm in rwanda finding out if african's football associations are happy to see the end of sepp blatter's reign as f.i.f.a. president.
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they set this seat as the day fighting will cease. it's not clear if warring parties will cooperate. >> uganda's main opposition group denies trying to cause violence in the electoral commission after the group's leader was arrested. >> a clean-up after a cyclone left 21 dead and flattened several villages. >> a deal between the united states and russia aimed at bringing about pause in fighting and across washington d.c. we are joined by a russian specialist at the washington institute for news policy. thank you for speaking to us. we know that the warring parties in syria have to sign up. how will moscow use its influence to make sure that happens. >> well, you know, if you step back for a little bit. let's look at what happens when
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the february 12th truce is implemented. since it was great upon. russia continued bombing and bashar al-assad essentially said he will stay until he regains territory. i am sure that we'll see major changes. >> so what happens between now and friday, because nothing - everyone agrees that they will abide by it. what is different about this deal is we have specifics in terms of times and date. we have to agree time, what will moscow do for its part to make sure it happens? >> well, moscow can do several things. it could say that, or try to ask bashar al-assad to cooperate. he is not cooperating.
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in fact, i have seen several such matters saying that, look, where moscow is trying to cooperate, but bashar al-assad is being difficult. i'm skeptical of this, but we can see something like that playing out. >> what impact will it have on the opposition. we know that i.s.i.l. and the al nusra front are excluded from the deal, but it's not so clear cut, is it. because you have nusra in bed with them, and could sign up with i.s.i.l. >> that's a good question. i think it's unclear how this will play out. beyond that, there's questions of implementation, violation, should the truce take place. as far as what i see, we don't have an answer for that as well. what could happen is if it's implementation, if it happens,
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if there were modern -- moderate numbers of the opposition, they will still be hit. >> is there a risk for russia in getting involved, being engaged in a conflict in syria that nose know end. is there concern about that. could that prompt a witness to do its part in bringing some kind of cessation in hostilities ta allows the warring parties to look at what is happening next? >> at this point, in the short term, you know, the war in syria has not been very costly for russia. i have seen them spend about $4 million a day, something the russian military budget can handle in the near future. in terms of lives, nobody is dying on the russian side for the most part. so russia can stay in syria for
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some time. but for a more long-term question, there's no risk for russia, what is important is to save face. and, most importantly for vladimir putin to stay in power. he sees the bashar al-assad regime reflective of his own. if bashar al-assad goes, it could raise questions by him whether he has to go. >> thank you for sharing your views with us: joining us live from washington d.c. . >> with oil prices low, world in the global energy industry are in texas to discuss ways of rebalancing the market. it's not known if they'll decide on a short or long-term fix. and in july 2008 a barrel of oil cost more than $147. in 2015 it dropped to over 80. it had further to pull.
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it sank to $28 a barrel. prices impose slightly in the past month. john hendren reports on how a worldwide glut is news for some but disastrous for others. >> reporter: low prices for petrol and gas in u.s. is considered heaven. prices have not been considered this low since 2009. people are driving further, filling up and enjoying cheaper plane travel. why are prices so low? >> check the global economy. for the countries of china and brazil, and there's a glut of oil on the market. rang wages in tanks like these. producers are trying to fix that. o.p.e.c. is trying to limit production. with sanctions lifted iran is
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adding oil. and elsewhere they ant afford to stop pumping. it can hurt economies that depend on oil. that can mean jobs, and slowing down the global economy. with all efforts to rein in supplies failing, it has fluctuated widely from $27 a barrel. to 36. how low is that. it's peaking at $145 a barrel. through the end of 2016. oil suppliers gather in houston. it means they are looking at a long-term plan, not a short-term plan. >> thousands gathered in qatar to discuss the yemen humanitarian crisis. the saudi-led coalition is
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trying to stop the houthi fighters taking control of sanaa in september 2014. bernard smith has been at the talks. >> taken to a hospital in ties on sunday. a bomben hit by a shell. landing near the fountain. the team has been besieged for more than eight months by houthi fighters. the food aid convoy is one of a few that managed to get through. there are around 100,000 people. in qatar, aid groups are meeting to work out what the u.n. is calling a humanitarian catastrophe in yemen. >> people, nowhere out for the people. no organization. no one talks about tiaz. it has been forgotten from the
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international organization. it is a shame for the international organization. >> houthis, and a saudi-led coalition are fighting each other. massimilano allegri. southern separatists and other groups use the chaos to fight for territory and influence. 7.6 million suffer from food insecurity, one step below famine, all sides accused by aid groups of ignoring risks to civilians. >> we call on all parties to open humanitarian territories. including women and children in different sectors and all areas under crisis. more than 6,000 died in the last 12 months of conflict. >> this is the first time there has been an attempt to coordinate humanitarian aid in yemen. and to meet immediate critical needs. the u.n. needs $1.8 billion now
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al jazeera uncovered evidence of illegal organ trafficking in impoverished village in indonesia. suspected organ traders have been arrested and doctors questioned. we go to the village. >> reporter: this is a poor village in west java. 30 people who live here and in nearby communities have one kidney. police say they sold it to the middle man for $5,000 each. >> it was better. i didn't have a house. >> reporter: organ trades are illegal. but people can donate to friends and relatives. to the 39-year-old, he had to pretend. he changed his age to 25 years
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old to increase his chance. he had no problem passing the screening at a public hospital. >> they paid me a lot of money for my kidney, i can open my own business. >> police questioned six doctors for possible collusion with organized criminals. >> if we find the syndicate. the doctors will be prosecuted. >> the government host denies involvement. but the scening process is designed to weed out cases of trade and organs. >> it's part of the process that needs to be refined, we need to look at it from case to case and it needs to be investigated. if there are mistakes, which could be the case. it could be part of the investigation. i agree with that. >> according to the military, under 50,000 are transigent.
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>> they have been waiting for more. >> we know about the brokers. yes receive an email from people. >> some can't afford to pay the middleman. up to 25,000. it's a story not many are willing to share. they are ashamed that they have been forced to sell the kidney. that won't stop other poor villages being targeted. this man said he told his kidney when he was 17 years old. like others, he only received $5,000 not the 25,000 that he was promised. he said his house deteriorated since the situation.
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>> i feel betrayed. where can i go to. >> nothing. we are suffer in silence. >> in an effort to stop the trade, a government was established, where organ donations will be regulated and donors screened figures from a military think tank show that china almost doubled weapons exports during the past five years. a report by the peace research institute shows that a number of articles that china brought from the rest of the world fell by 25%. chinese exports provide 88%. china still accounted for 5.9% of global arms exports. behind the u.s. and russia. overall more weapons are bought and sold, and the main recipient
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region between 2015 and 2016 was asia and oceania, followed by the middle east and europe. the senior researchers in the arms and military expenditure programme says the numbers are significant given the ongoing dispute in the south. >> the reason they believe they can deter the other party into being more assertive in the region, i believe they have a better system. on who can have access to which part of the south china sea. it is something that is more exaggerated. it is stronger and goes faster. of course, we have to keep an eye on it. it can develop into an arms race of some sort. it's very important also that they export the arms to the
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region. keep this in mind, and do not only look at the economic benefit of the selling of arms to the region. >> reports emerged that a chinese banks have accounts belonging to north koreans, after calls for tough sanctions. the south korean newspaper reports industrial and commercial bank of china, suspending transactions since september. it seems to be connected to strained relations between the two countries. our china correspondent reports. >> well, this particular report came from a south korean newspaper, quoting a number of unnamed sources. so we have to be careful. one of the sources was an official with the industrial commercial bank of china, based on the bank's branch on the border with north korea. according to this official, a number of north korean bank accounts were frozen in
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december. that is significant because it's well before north korea carried out the first of its tests this year. now, according to this official, other north korean bank accounts have been frozen in other parts of china. china is not the only place north koreans can put their money, after macau was shut down. if china takes action against north korea, as the governments of united states, korea and japan have been urging it to. this action is to direct it. it will not hurt ordinary koreans, it will be hurting those officials close to the regime. take the regime with money sorted in china. a spokesman for the ministry of chinese affairs said they had no knowledge of this matter. >> it's that type of year when the titans of the technology industry showed off new and
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flashy products. this time around, technology editor frank baisley reports. >> reporter: this is the first an destroyed smartphone... >> it's a hard sell these days. for years, mobile phone makers enjoyed golden times. year on year increases in sales, billions around the world bought smarter and smarter phones, now the industry is under pressure. >> innovation from candy bar fans to slips and slides. if there was a reason to upgrade. that means you can get updates on your devices. they last longer. the reasons are getting tougher. >> it is the issue. dozens that all in all are indesrequestingable --
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indistinguishable. they are unable to come up with smartphones with better features. the phone sales - if they are down, why not the technology to other uses. if your dog attempts to run off, this allows you to track your animals locations all the time. >> the ability to tag and follow is relevant. you can put them with a collar, you can follow them. this technology can last for 10 years. >> mobile operators are wanting for the phone number to be the main way you are identified online. it is installed at bus, metros and let's you shop on the way home from work. >> a bit of tea. and you have them in your basket. you check it out.
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by putting your mobile phone number in the device, it verifies your order. you type the passcode in, and the server nose your address and -- knows your address and where to deliver it many are packing more into less. that one has a high powered video. there's a series of gadgets. with sales of new mobiles down, breathing lives and functionality into existing models seems to be the focus. still ahead on al jazeera - high in the sky. the world's best snow borders show off their tricks.
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the nest opponents are west ham in the final 8. on friday, world football and member associations will vote in a new f.i.f.a. president and end sepp blatter's time. sepp blatter is currently
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suspended. on monday, two of the five host said gianni at the infamous ruben island prison. where he was healed as a political prisoner alongside nelson mandela. he is an outsider in the f.i.f.a. race. others have a real chance at winning the vote he'll need african votes if he's to take charge of the global game. we have this report on who decides or takes a key role in deciding the f.i.f.a. president. >> reporter: africa is not just home to soccer fans, it's with f.i.f.a. presidential elections can be won or lost. almost a quarter of world football is over the continent.
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every countries get the vote. >> sepp blatter's predecessor came to power in 1974. he did so on the back of african votes. making sure they had more places and it was a greater f.i.f.a. investment. blatter went further. bringing the world cup to africa, and over saw the contribution of over a million dollars in cash of the member associations. >> that included funds to build this train center. now run, it runs access to sport and education. >> for the kids who have been hopeless, now they will know tomorrow's future. it's the gift.
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the team is funded by f.i.f.a. no surprises that the association is looking for a change from the new president. >> it's a below for africa. whenever we have, it's not the same who we have a few years ago. we hope the new one will follow the same relationship between africa and f.i.f.a. >> long-term ally and candidate is promising just that. and may have a preferred candidate. that doesn't mean all the countries will stop him. they are supported by the governing body of the football, which has been critical.
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they were recognised the huge work, and in particular as well to africa. and the development programs. it needs to be maintained and increased. with the presidential race, it is poised to play a match-winning role now, the head of kenyan athletics has been suspended by the world body. they'll be banned for 180 days while he's investigated. he's accused of asking two kenyan workers, for reducing that ban the quickest time set by sebastian. the fastest lap half a second
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better than the best time. defending champion. lewis hamilton clocked the second-fastest time and the britain is confident he and team-mate nico rosberg have the ability to maintain. they are aiming for a third straight title. >> first time it was exciting. the same as - as if anyone is buying a new car. you save up and buy a car and you drive it. that excitement. a formula 1 is more fun the winners have been showing off best tricks, a rival to the x games. the event is in its second year. snow borders took an a 16 foot trumper, a japanese securing back to back jumps.
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that's it from me thank you. a way to celebrate turning 106 - what a better way than to share a dance with the u.s. president and the first lady. >> you are not 106. >> you need to slow down. >> this is after a social media campaign got her wish to meet the first african-american president. she said the secret to a happy life is to keep moving. . >> looks like she thinks she had a good time. more to be found on the website on everything we are covering. aljazeera.com is the address, that's it for the newshour. a full bulletin of news coming up after a short break. see you then.
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u.s. and russia agree to a deal on ending hostilities in syria, will they put down weapons you're watching al jazeera live from london supporters pull out of a district in helmand province leaving control to the taliban

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