test. >> reporter: i'm with the sport. delegates arrive in sweats lands ahead of friday's vote for a new president. the current one is said to stay away after losing his appeal from having his ban from all football over turn we begin in syria where government forces are reported to have taken a strategic town. it is 50 kilometers south-east of the battleground of aleppo. it had been controlled by i.s.i.l. the government forces were supported by russian air strikes. u.n. says it is trying to crackdown 21 tons of aid which it tried to air drop to syrian civilians. they attempted to drop pallets from the air after aid trucks were not able to reach the town last week. it was surrounded by i.s.i.l.
controlled territory. james bays reports. >> reporter: at the security council there was stinging criticism of the syrian regime. the u.n.'s humanitarian chief told ambassadors the government it delayed aid deliveries to the besieged town and blocked until now assistance to another. >> the number scope and complexity of bureaucratic and other obstacles placed in the path of simple aid deliveries are staggering. >> reporter: he did appear to have someone rare bit of good news. >> earlier this morning a wfp plane dropped the first cargo of 21 tons of items. >> reporter: the world food program later released a statement saying there had been technical difficulties and they would try again in a few days. it's not clear if any aid reached those in need. the issue of raid delivery is
extremely important obviously to get supplies to those in desperate need to those in besieged cities in syria but also because it's part of the plan drawn up earlier this monday in munich to start the peace process. the other part of that plan is the cessation of hostilities due to start on saturday. >> reporter: will there be a resolution to aid the start to the end of hostilities? >> watch this sways. >> reporter: there were to details discussed, but the plan is to hold a meeting of the security council on friday. they would vote on ray resolution to endorse the cessation of hostilities just hours before it is supposed to start our correspondent joins us live from southern turkey. how much of a strategic gain of
the town is important for i.s.i.l. >> reporter: it is significant because it is on the main road to damascus and aleppo. they're government strongholds and to ensure that they have that route whereby they can continue their push, that is the syrian government and the allies, russians and other shia militia that have been fighting with them towards the northern parts of syria is very important. it was taken over by i.s.i.l. fighters less than a week ago. the fact that they were unable to maintain it is something that isn't unusual because whilst different factions can take control of different areas in syria on the ground, and that is the syrian government included, they are incapable of maintainimaintai maintaining those areas because of the air strikes and the air
bombardments that continue from above. whilst the government has been able to retake or recapture that town today, possibly could exchange hands in the coming days or weeks as we head towards the supposed ceasefire on saturday, a lot of concern about some of the complications, shall we say in the deal. turkey's position towards the y.p.g., the position, of course, of al-nusra and i.s.i.l. how much confidence is there on the ground that these sorts of issues will not stop a ceasefire from actually taking place. >> reporter: there's two points here. from a turkish perspective we've just heard statements from the foreign minister and the prime minister in the past couple of hours. there were criticisms towards the u.s. with regards to their deals with the y.p.g., those kurdish fighters there.
he said he doesn't understand why al-nusra appeared i.s.i.l. are being excluded. meanwhile they belief the y.p.g. is included in this. they believe there's a double standard with regards to that. on the ground inside syria the words that we've heard and we have had some sound bites come in, that there is not much confidence that the cessation of hostilities will be held because it doesn't include one of the main fighting groups in that area which, but also this was something echoed by the foreign minister that in the past when there was talk of a cessation of hostilities, it didn't hold because the syrian regime and the russian air force started bombarding from the sky. the turkish foreign minister pointed out in the last round of geneva talks, at the same time the russian air force was be that as it may borrowing from the sky. that's why unless there is some
mechanism or international independent body that can ensure that neither side is breaching these agreements. also some sort of mechanism that may be more widely inclusive of the plethora of different groups that are on the ground, there is a significant amount of scepticism that this will not hold thanks for that. yemen's government has accused the group hezbollah of training houthi fighters. it says it will complain to the u.n. a video was released showing a hezbollah fighter inside yemen. they're fighting houthis across the country. both iran and hezbollah have denied they have provided aid. there is an adviser telling houthi rebels how to carry out an attack. it is said to take place last
year inside yemen. >> translation: we have a unique operation. i told you you have to do. don't ask about the details. just carry out the attack. it is up to me to tell you what to do and how to do it the latest travel warning for lebanon. it's all part of an ass kal eighting-- escalating rou over hezbollah. riyadh accuses lebanon of being influenced by hezbollah which the kingdom has imposed sanctions on. our correspondent joins us live from beirut. it is just part of what seems to be a part of reorientation of saudi policy. tell us about that. >> reporter: the word used a
second ago was right, escalation. by every stretch of the imagination this has been escalation after escalation, these past few days. you've seen saudi arabia really expressing its anger very publicly about how powerful hezbollah has gotten in lebanon. now you see saudi arabia and the saudi backed yemen regime government also making these accusations, these very public accusations that hezbollah, as they say, is not just assisting militarily the houthi rebels in yemen, but that they are training them and that they are helping them plot attacks inside yemen and inside of saudi arabia. now this is certainly not the first time that saudi arabia has levelled charges towards hes and iran, that they are assisting the houthi rebels in yemen. but now they are stating that they have evidence.
yemen's government has said that they are going to be taking that evidence to the u.n. now saudi arabia has released in this video a portion of dh you showed a moment ago. -- of which you showed a moment ago. this ratcheting up at a time when there is more tension in the region, more pronounced by saudi arabia and iran. it has been going on for so long now between both countries and it started in january. that's when you saw the saudi embassy in iran attacked, it was stormed. that was in response to execution of a prominent shia cleric. it has gotten worse. lebanon is on the front line and yemen as well is on the fron alignments in this proxy war between iran and saudi arabia. the concern for the region is this escalation going to make tensions rise and sectarian lines deepen as well within the
region thanks for that. the future of iran, now the sanctions has been lifted is on the countries minds as they prepare for elections on friday >> reporter: campaigning is now over and for people preparing to vote the main issue is the ailing economy and how much it could be transformed with the lifting of sanctions. the impact they've had could be seen by anyone landing in tehran. run ways can resemble an aircraft museum with some airliners more than 30 years old. straight out the nuclear deal came an order for 118 air bus planes including a dozen a380 double-decker aircraft. many people want to see the color of the money coming into the country. this millionaire investment banker says the scope is massive. >> the largest market in the region. it is totally diversified
industry. educated people, natural resources and every large market for consuming. the market untapped for around 10 years. >> reporter: oil is the bed rock of the economy. but iran wants to reduce reliance on it. investment areas include the car industry and a host of other lines of manufacturing. while the investment potential is big, will there be new jobs and better wages. these are the questions of voters and with a banking system that needs reform and bail outs, people want to know when they will see improvements, when they can afford to indulge again in iran's vast retail sector. international sanctions had a limited effect on the rich while the poor became poorer. now conservatives and hard liners have always been able to rely on support from lower income families. if their living conditions improve, then could that be
changing. the answer is it could do because moderate president is responsible for sanctions being lifted. there is a question of timing. >> i think it is a lack of relations between irans and international community. there is a lack of confidence and a lack of - i mean, not knowing each other. to get to know each other more, to get family with iranian business, we need more time and communication together. >> reporter: so it could be too soon for some voters to be convinced. despite what appears to be increasing support for moderates and reformists, it may not be enough to see a parliamentary defeat for hard liners and conservatives iran will hold two important nationwide elections on friday, voters are going to elect members of parliament and also members of the assembly of
experts. it's the first time that both these elections are being held on the same dayment the parliament has 290 seats, five of which are reserved for religious minorities. it passes laws and approves the national budget. members of parliament are elected for four years. the current parliament is dominated by conservatives only around 8% of its members are women. more than 12,000 people registered to be candidates in the parliamentary elections. the most reformist candidates were disdisqualified by the guardian council. joining us now from tehran is the editor in chief at the news agency. good to have you with us. the iranian political system is rather complicated. how important are some of the bodies being elected, especially the assembly of experts. how much power does that wield? >> can you repeat that question
again? how much real influence do the bodies which are being elected have on the political scene which is very complicated and ultimately dominated by the supreme leader? >> actually, that is why this round up election for the parliament and for the assembly has been very significant to everyone inside the country and also outside the country because the assembly has the power to choose the next leader and also it is responsible for observing and monitoring the performance of the current leader and also the parliament is very important to everyone because whether it is pro-government not anti-government, but maybe critical to the government, can be very significant for the president, whether to proceed with his agenda or not.
first because of the role of the assembly of experts and then for the government, this is significant and, yes, the premium leader has a final say somehow, but based on the constitution, as i said, assembly of experts has to monitor the leader and choose the next leader and if necessary they can also remove the current leader if the performance is not efficient who do you understand the supreme leader is talking about when he on his facebook page talks about warning iranians from voting for people who are being used by west to infiltrate the country. is he refer to the president al li lies-- general allies? >> no. we had something recent about
the president was in charge of nuclear negotiations with the western countries. at the time we had mps inside the country, inside the parliament which were repeating actually do the accusations of western countries where they are repeating the same thing, they are referring to the legislation which would serve them well in the negotiations. at that time he was very critical and against those mps and all those which were supposed to be approving the parliament of course if they didn't, but that example and many other things are the source of concern for the leader and many officials. of course, it is mostly about the conservative side thanks so much for your analysis. till to come on the al jazeera news hour the world health
organization speaks about suspected links between the zika virus and birth defects. plus. >> reporter: i'm in l.a. wherefor get big business. the hackers are now heading for hollywood, but can the entertainment industry really keep them out. keep them out. let's bring you some news coming in here. three people have been killed and many more feared dead after a mortar attack in somalia's capital. the attack near the presidential palace is thought to be the work of al-shabab. we will bring you more details as soon as we get them. u.n. secretary ban ki-moon is due to arrive in south sudan in a few hours. it comes after a week where people were killed thinking they were under the u.n. protection. >> reporter: the smoke from
20,000 burning homes filled the sky for days. people who were already displaced from their homes to a camp were again made homeless. this time they found a roadside. people moved here because they believed the u.n. would keep them safe. the attack revealed how vulnerable they still are. >> translation: the fences are all open. you have to close the fences. the people's health have deteriorated. the people are on the ground. look at what they eat and drink. look at where they sleep. >> reporter: almost 200,000 people live in u.n. protection sites. the u.n. mission to south sudan has a mandate to use force to protect people when needed. however, this is the third time people have been killed while apparently under the protection of peacekeepers. >> you have the huge presence of u.n.
you can see them all over the place. but, again, we don't know what they are doing exactly. you have still not - the civilians are dying and the u.n. are there. they failed to protect civilians. >> reporter: witnesses say it took the u.n. soldiers many hours to engage with attackers to defend the people. after three massacres on u.n. bases people are beginning to ask is this mission unwilling to use force to protect civilians our correspondent joins us now live from the capital. what will the general secretary be doing once he gets there? >> reporter: we're expecting him to arrive literally any second. his first port of call will be a meeting with the president. this trip was in the diary before that attack happened, but
it is likely to dominate all of the meetings he has today. i anticipate that's going to be a very uncomfortable conversation between the u.n. secretary general and the president this afternoon. after that meeting he will go to one of these u.n. protection sites on the outskirts of juba where he will meet with diplomats, members of staff of the u.n. and other ngos and top of the agenda will be protecting the civilians in their country if the bases around the country on that issue, the attack on the u.s. base impacting relations between the u.n. and the government there. tell us more about that. >> reporter: that's very likely to be the case. i imagine that when ban ki-moon addresses the media later on he will have a statement for us about that. as i mentioned, this is the third time these u.n. bases have been attacked and people are beginning to question whether the u.n. is able to protect the civilians under its care.
i don't know if ban ki-moon is going to come out and say that they're going to increase the security around the perimeter or, perhaps, if they're going to speak to the u.n. protection forces and help themming more assertive. we're going to have to wait until this afternoon to find out. it is certain this is going to be a source of serious friction between the u.n. mission here and the government and at a time when that relationship wasn't very good in the first place thank you for that. five african heads of state have arrived in burundi to try and end the country's political crisis. south african president is leading the group. they're hoping to convince the president here to accept 5,000 peacekeepers. more than 400 people have been killed in burundi since fighting occurred in april and the president announced he was running for a third term.
a university is being shut down after protesting students torched buildings. joining us on the phone a correspondent. >> reporter: at this point disruption and violent protests. it began when management discovered the student representative council. that happened in january. it was yesterday that they refused to replace that council with a new one. it angered students who went on a rampage on the campus ground. they hit two buildings as well as a security vehicle on friday. that's when the campus was evacuated. at this point management says the university will remain closed indefinitely and this, of course, comes at a time when a number of campuses across south africa has been experiencing protests, many of them violent and one at the university and
these issues, the issues around these protests varied, anything from race relations and language equality to outsourcing the campus staff thanks so much. the united states and china have agreed on a draft resolution to expand u.n. sanctions against north korea. the proposal will be put to the u.n. security council on thursday. it is in response to bong's weapons tests and rocket launch early in january. harry fawcett has the latest >> reporter: diplomats at the u.n. have been working on this draft resolution since january when north korea carried out its fourth nuclear test. in the meantime there has been the rocket launch in the beginning of february as well. this is designed as punishment for both of those events. the u.s. secretary of state john kerry has said these measures will go beyond anything that has been done before. in terms of sanctions against
north korea, exactly what those measures will be has not been officially confirmed but there is reporting coming out of the semiofficial news agency here in south korea suggesting that certain institutions inside north korea will be black lifted, that the ministry of atomic industry industry, the nada, which was in charge of that rocket launch which put a satellite into space at the beginning of february. china is, obviously, on board for much of those specific measures. the question is how effective they can be. if you remember in 2013 there was no round the sanctions after a nuclear test then. it specified the freezing of any transactions involving north korea's nuclear or missile programs, but three years later we've seen what has happened. north korea has become very adept at getting and sanctions. chin doesn't want to see north korea come appears and so it's - there are questions about the level of enforcement on the chinese north korean border.
north korea may well just carry on with what is an extremely high priority target for it which is to pursue and develop its nuclear program three people have been killed in the u.s. following violent storms. homes and businesses across the state of lo eurekas isian, missisipi and florida have been destroyed. thousands of people have been left without power. is the worst over? >> the worst for now appears to be over. it is unusual to see symptoms here at this time of year. let's take a look at exactly where they were. it was out of this area of cloud in the east. if we zoom in we can see exactly what was going on. there's the satellite picture showing the cloud ballooning over kolkataa and working over bangladesh giving some heavy downpours as it did so. dhaka caught a lot of rain. 96 of millimeters of wet weather there in 24 hours.
that's lot of rain but for in area of kolkato you would spent 31 in the entire month. we have seen three times of that out of one storm system. that system worked across bangladesh and that's where we saw pictures like this. there has been a lot of rain here as well. as well as that, because the rains were from thunder storms we have strong winds and damaging hail as well. that caused the damage like this. so very, very storm dwr conditions there. the storm-- stormy conditions there. the storm hasn't moved in a hurry. for bangladesh it is looking calmer now and should stay calm through to friday. there's one or two shoirs. chittagong catch one. heading china. it could turn out to be livelily here still to come, we go inside
down 21 tons of air aid. yemen's government has accused hezbollah of training houthi fighters. it says it will complain to the u.n. saudi arabia's military released a video which says shows hezbollah operatives inside yemen egyptian president sisi says unfair criticism of his government is contributing to attempts to bring down the state. he told egyptians in a live televised address not to listen to anyone but him and he offered an unusual solution to the country's economic problems. >> translation: let me say something quite difficult. it is difficult to say that, but let me be clear. by god almighty if i could paracel myself to benefit this nation.
i would have done it. we are a nation of 90 pillion. if only 10 million of us and donate one egyptian pound, one for the sake of this homeland, that's ten million pounds a day. egypt is a great country. it can do anything. if you truly love egypt, i'm telling you, all egyptians listen to me, listen to my words only. only mine i say he has offered to paracel himself and didn't have the response he was hoping for. within minutes a joke e-bay page listing the sale of a used field marshall in decent condition. it passed 100,000 before the page was moved. other comments on twitter and facebook.
joining me now is al jazeera's analyst. the fact that we're seeing him say things like don't listen to anyone but me, i will even paracel myself. is that a sign that he is concerned about losing public support and trying to drum it up-- sell myself. >> for me yesterday's address told me that unfortunately the egyptian president have used up most of his dolts on the rhino, whereas the elephant herd is in the way. it is so sad is it a desperate appeal? >> yes. i believe that the president si sisi's developments have been plagued. he and his cronnies around him
did. the only one who haven't been playing in favor of him and his people around him, and this is very sad. i mean, two weeks ago when he addresses the parliament saying that we managed to set up a solid democracy and two weeks after that he addresses the nation saying that, i don't want to hear anybody talk after i finish talking, then definitely we're not talking about solid democracy, let alone democracy. the president keeps showing and in such short span of time is telling me that the man is nervous and i'm really saddened by this what is happening with the economy? recently there have been shortages of hard currency,
public tenders for government tenders to try and buy basic foodstuffs that had to be cancelled. what is going on there? >> in short egypt is going through an economic catastrophe. the economy is going to spiral. it's in free fall aid from foreign countries-- >> it is a huge country. it is so heavy. it is for now leads at least 50 billion u.s. dollars only to float the country economically speaking. of course, politically i want to ask you about something president sisi said as well. he mentioned that there was an attack which brought down that russian airliner. why the change? up until now authorities were not being very committed to that as the cause, were they. >> in light of the total
blackout on information on many issues, including the russian airliner, we can only talk about possibilities, some of which that something is being cooked up behind the scenes for the war against terrorism. another possibility is that they got fed up with this evasive way of the egyptian side running the investigation, especially in light of what was said by one of the egyptian officials that the investigations about this airliner crash could take years to come. of course, this is actually nonsense. i guess there are many possibilities for such sudden statement by the president in the middle of his speech is there a point of investigation now?
where does the investigation go now that the president says it wasn't an attack. >> in such incidents, investigations in egypt seem to be endless. we have many examples on that from the past and in the future of course. thank you thank you. the head of the w mo is praising the brazilian government's response to the mosquito-born zika virus. a link between the virus and berth defects has not yet been scientifically established. our correspondent reports. >> reporter: nine months after the first case of zika was reported in brazil, much is still unknown about it. initially brazilian authorities suspected a link between the mosquito-born virus and the steep rise in the number of babies born with neurological disorders and malformations. dr margaret chan, the leader of the w.h.o., says this is still
yet to be clearly established. >> microcephaly can be caused by other causes. it is important to realise that. >> the evidence coming out from this country reveals points to the direction that zika is a possible cause and how w.h.o. operate is we have been saying this. zika is guilty until proven innocent. >> reporter: dr chan, however, did commend brazilian officials for their handling of the situation. there is still much confusion and uncertainty because of the lack of solid information. some local reports said brazilian red tape contributed to delays in research. this has been denied by both the brazil i don't know government and the pho who says there must be international cooperation to deal with the situation. >> reporter: the health minister says doctors here are working on a vaccine but it would take at least three years before it
could be paid available to the public. it hasn't eased people's anxiety about the virus. regardless, officials say there is no cause for concern about coming here for the olympics. they're working on a plan to ensure that everyone gets the maximum mum protection. for those here there is little comfort for zika and its uncertainties a number of people killed by cyclone winston in fiji has risen to 44. more than 35,000 people remain in evacuation centers across the country. fiji's neighbors have been quick to respond with help but government says it will need more aid. relief teams saying supplies have been delivered but the scale of damage is making it difficult to reach remote island. in the philippines, the people power revolution was 30 years ago. it comes as the country is
preparing for presidential elections with marcos's son standing as a candidate. >> reporter: they turned out in the thousands to paracel operate a day that confines the recent history of the philippines, the day its people discovered the might of passive resistance and what was called that year people power. >> translation: today is important because it marks the day filipinos became united. >> translation: i'm going to work like my parents did, sdpilt - it's emotional being here today. >> reporter: it was on this main highway that protesters defied the regime of marcos 30 years ago. they were joined by priests and nones. when soldiers gave their support if was all over. >> they left the clear field open and people marched in. >> reporter: journalist was with
the crowds who swarmed over the fences of the presidential palace to find the marcoses gone >> what came out of it, no matter what happened after, was that we overthrew a very violent and brutal dictator who was bleeding the country dry. >> reporter: the family has a very different view of history. bong bong now running for advice precedent says the family enjoyed rapid development under his father and the family has nothing to apologise for. his message is resonating with some filipinos. >> reporter: what concerns many older political activists is how the marcos campaign is winning support among the young. many here were born when ferdinand was in power. >> reporter: the anti march coulds movement-- marcos move is
also existing. >> there is no stopping him once he wins the vice presidency. he will definitely continue the dictatorship. >> reporter: they have chosen this day to state their own event. the prospect of a return. the tone is likely to get angrier as that prospect draws nearer indonesia's jail system has drawn criticism for fuelling drug addiction. up to 70% of the prison population is there because of narcotics laws. al jazeera's 101 east gained exclusive access inside the main drug prison where mulling has been a problem. drew ambrose reports. >> reporter: in the biggest jail it has a special section for the rising number of drug criminals.
here inmates are on rehab programs based on the church of scientology >> translation: we looked at changes in their behaviours. they're happy. they look cleaner and tidier. >> reporter: but the chief warden says it is not easy to implement such programs because the prison it is over crowded. >> translation: we're only capable of holding 1084 but today we have 2933 inmates. it causes many problems. there's not enough clean water for them. there is little room for resting or rehab activities. >> reporter: with so many drug users inside. traffickers and even some guards often try to smuggle drugs into prisons. in 2013 a meth lab was found here. >> translation: we all know there was one time that we found
drug production on a small scale. this is indicative for us to be aware of involvement of prison staff and trafficking. >> reporter: now freed this meth addict says drugs are easy to get in prison. inside he and many other prisoners contracted hiv. >> translation: in jail i used heroin which was easy to find. one needle was shared around the paracel block. >> reporter: this is a lawyer who spent time in jail for drug offences. he says the narcotic laws are too tough >> translation: laws criminalise the victim. if someone buys drugs for their own use it is described in the laws as being involved in illicit trade. if you're caught with one gram of drugs you are sent to jail. >> reporter: indonesia says
there are over four million addicts here and that's why it is a tough drug war. every week those caught in the trade are shamed in a news conference like this one. it is controversial but the government says 33 people die from overdoses a day, so tough measures are needed to fight drugs for a more in depth report on that story, be sure to catch 101 east, inside indonesia's drug war first airs at 2230 g.m. t on thursday. still ahead in sport the olympic story that has been 20 years in the making. how the world's most famous boxer has finally clinched gold. d gold.
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candidates prince wanted it delayed unless voting booths were used to rule out corruption. the arbitration for sport have decided that won't happen. while 200 nations are making their final decisions on a new president and eerp a. they're opened the first museum. f.i.f.a. has been known for scandal. they're trying to give a reminder that there is a glorious past. 112 years of it. f.i.f.a. has spent 30 million dollars over these past 18 months building a museum. a further 140 million dollars will be the cost to lease it for 40 more years but the public can see it from sunday. the team jerseys are here. overall, there's 3000 square
metres of heritage here >> reporter: it is a journey down memory lane. it is a beautiful experience that will bring back memories. we come in and we can look through the archives. it doesn't have that much of its own stuff. we had to acquire a lot of the objects. >> reporter: the second of the three floors is devoted to the history of the world cup, first played in 1930 and next to be played in russia 2018 and qatar 2022 in case you hadn't heard. in a museum that captures all the history there is one small acknowledgment of the man who ruled f.i.f.a. for 17 years from 1998. we're about to find out who replaces him permanently. lest we forget foonl is a game. the final floor is about influence on culture and fun. remember when football was fun?
if f.i.f.a. is allowed to push through its reforms and convince the u.s. and swiss authorities it can be transparent, finally it can be comfortable about making an exhibition of itself. lee wellings. >> reporter: great skills from him. man city has taken a big step to reach. thing the finals. they were put ahead after a quarter of an hour before half-time. silver double their leave. he pulled the back but a third was added for city late on. >> i think that it is an important result, but it's not finished. i think that the worst thing that we can do is to think that because we want tonight, we run away, they game at home is ready. i think it is important to understand that we play against
the big team. it is important to have a good performance at home. >> reporter: over in the netherlands there was one sent off in the second half. they managed to hold on to a straw against diego. on to some nba now. cury has put himself in into the record books again. he made a 3 pointer in every one of his last 127 games. he is only one of three players to achieve that feet. curry scored 42 points in the golden state warriors win. over in texas, kevin duran and westbrook forward 24 points as a 116 to 103 point win against east dallas. not much rest for the north division leaders. they're back on court later on thursday to face the pelicans.
a two decade long dream could finally become a reality for boxing super star floid mayweather. professional boxers may be allowed to fight at the olympics this year. he felt out on a medal in 1996. athletes with 15 paid gouts are ineligible to compete. but that could be scrapped. novak djokovic beat his opponent to reach the milestone on wednesday. he won in straight sets 61, of 2 in 65 minutes. he is one of three active players to reach 700 wins. he is still 75 victories behind
nadal and 300 behind roger feder. i enjoy every win. it sound like i've played many matches, 700 wins is, of course, somebodying that i'm very proud of together with my team we worked hard in this course of 10 years. my professional career and i remember the very first win i made on the tour and, of course, it has been a great ride and hopefully i can keep going. >> reporter: there is a shock exit in mexico. the top seed champion went out in the second round. he had won eight of his ten meetings with his opponent going into wednesday's match. he got the upper hand winning six four six four to reach the quarter finals and end his opponent's run of four titles. with the top two seeds gone at the qatar open, poland's runninger stands a good chance
of getting the titlement she place in the quarters later on thursday. just when the italian had set point on her opponent's serve a cat interrupted play on the court evading the ball boys who attempted to catch it. she looked less than compressed but composed herself. that is all the sport from now. more later top hacker tells hollywood hasn't got a clue when it comes to protecting itself from cyber crime. criminals are turning their attention to the studios. >> reporter: there is edward snowden and oliver stone a director. he is making a film about edward
snowden. this is raffle, a man about whom he keeps the film from prying eyes. he is a hacker turned hacker dektor. a new breed called digital bodyguards helping hollywood make sense of a world where fans are watching very closely. >> they have the idea that the film is in a can, as in a physical thing. it is not. from the moment of you're capturing this film, it is a file and it gets duplicated and multiplied many times whereas that didn't happen with a physical piece of film. >> reporter: remember 2014 when cyber criminals breached sony's system. it cost the firm millions of dollars. five out of every six large businesses here in the u.s. have fallen victim to some form of cyber attack at some point. in one year that figure was up 40%. as you can see, this is a
problem that is getting worse, not better. of course, hollywood is a major target for these hackers. in previous years the studios could control who saw what is and when they saw it. everything was on film and much more linear. nowadays you have so many people involved in that production process and they're all accessing networks and files using their own phones, their own tablets in some cases their own lap tops. you can see how keeping those prying eyes out, those hackers, is almost impossible. one top crime speciality knows where those weak parts are >> you have talent which might go to the store and set it to a dog's name and hold their dog during an interview and mention their dog's name and people with kunduz how if to get the details in. >> reporter: there's no 100%
security in technology. it is a matter of verifying a potential threat early enough. so that it doesn't have any huge impacts >> reporter: the hackers are in hollywood, melt forrically at least. there may be-- metaphorically at least. there might be no happy ending in sight here british singer dell won a record breaking four categories at the british music industry the brits. [ ♪ ] she closed the show by performing when we were young. she said she was surprised by her success, her trophies included best female solo artist and best album. coldplay won the best british group award. it is goodbye from the other
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