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proud to tell your stories. welcome to the news hour live from doha. coming up: conflicts reports about a cessation you have fighting, at least 30 people have been killed. al-nusra claims it has taken territory near aleppo, killing 50 government soldiers in the offensive. the greek coast guard rescues a boat load of ref jeers and migrants off the island of lesbos. we'll have a live report.
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♪ we meet the opera singers lending their voices to the polite of refugees and applying grants. >> azerbaijan announced a truce in the conflict air, but the armenia defense ministry said there have been nor attacks sunday morning. dozens do it on saturday in the worst fighting in 25 years. azerbaijan said 12 soldiers were killed, armenia report 18 dead. both say there have been civilian casualties, the u.s. and russia call for calm. the area is marked in yellow at the heart of a decades long territorial dispute.
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the area was governed by azerbaijan during the satisfactory jet era, but has been controlled by local armenians since a 1994 ceasefire officially ended a six year war that killed an estimated 60,000 people. >> the shaded area to the left with armenia, this his the so-called buffer zone. it's controlled by armenia, but it's claimed by azerbaijan. >> both sides are accusing each other of firing the first shots on saturday, blaming each other for violating a 1994 ceasefire that ended a six year war. >> it was a clear violation of the ceasefire regime, the
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international law, international humanitarian law and the geneva conventions. >> some called it a frozen conflict. it began with a decision josef stalin made. he placed the enclave inside the newly created azerbaijan soviet socialist republic. christian armenians and muslims lived in peace for nearly a century. then in the late 1980's when the ussr was breaking up, armenians referendum for independence and independence and self rule. azerbaijan said it did not have the legal right and sent its military to retake it. thousands of muslims were forced to flee. after years of fighting and more than 30,000 deaths, the region,
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armenia and azerbaijan reached a truce in 1994. >> we are fighting on our own territory. if an armenian soldier doesn't want to die, then let them get off azerbaijan territory. >> the republic is not recognized by the u.n. analysts believe renewed skirmishes could lead to a greater regional war. >> the big question mark people worry about is it probably won't stay confined to those two countries. there's a good possibility of turkish intervention and more possibility of russian intervention if the fighting becomes an all out war. >> the e.s.c. group chaired by ambassadors from the u.s., russia and france have been trying to negotiate a peace deal for years now. they are set to meet tuesday in vienna. >> with tensions rising, the question asked is just what
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influence will the regional powerhouse russia ever on the conflict. we have the story. >> azerbaijan may have declared a ceasefire but many wonder what happens if tensions do not reside and if russia calling for calm will be drawn into another conflict. azerbaijan is support by turkey. it's a complex issue in an already complicated region. russia's relationship with turkey has been steadily deteriorating because of the war in syria. in that conflict, turkey backed syrian rebel groups while russia backs the government of president bashar al assad. things got worse for the two countries last year after turkey shot down a russian fighter jet it said entered its air space. russia's intervention in syria
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is how vladimir putin despite international opposition continues to use his military when and where he sees fit. the 2014 after the annexation of crimea and support for rebels in eastern crane, moscow faces deepening sanctions and international isolation. putin wasn't deterred. aside from the conflicts the country is militarily involved in, there are numerous long standing political and ethnic tensions that continue. chechnya, george is a, and other areas are a few examples. many wonder if another foreign war may be looming for moscow and what president putin who's actions have repeatedly surprised the world will do next. >> an azerbaijanen journalist and blogger joins us live from washington, d.c. there has been on going tension
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between the countries for over two decades. there have been sporadic fighting between two countries, explain what is behind this recent escalation in fighting. >> well, it is really hard to point to a specific reason as to what happened and why the escalation of this scope took place. it could be that it's the time of the year, usually there is a more violent escalation during the spring and summertime. it could be in the absence of the presidents while the two were visiting nuclear summit here in washington, d.c., moscow had a hand in pushing some of the military forces on the armenian side, which resonated in azerbaijan and azerbaijan has responded. it's really hard to say what caused this, but nevertheless, whatever the cause is, this has been the most violent escalation
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since the last 20 years. >> now a particular analyst that we spoke to a little earlier had said that azerbaijan could have started the escalation as a distraction from domestic problems. how much truth is there to such claims. >> well, there's... yes, there is some validation to this argument precisely because of what is happening in azerbaijan. the country has faced crackdowns, journalists are in jail, there is some hardening of political prisoners, but the situation with freedom of expression and human rights is quite persistent, so it could be that this was just part of that to cover the tension, cover the sort of internal pressure in the country, but it could also be that the government of azerbaijan, which has always been very proud of its international image, but also its place in international
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politics is trying to show once again that the region is really important and the country is really important precisely because of this ongoing complicate. >> what is the impact substantiated the fighting continue to escalate. >> well, of course, the first and biggest impact will be on both of the countries, the economies of the countries will suffer greatly and the people will suffer greatly. the bigger region, you have turkey, ally of azerbaijan and russia, who have been supporting armenia in the conflict, but then you have russia sitting on the negotiation table group. i think it's going to be if this escalates into a war, i'm not saying it will, because this has happened before and neither side is actually interested in a state of war, but if it does escalate, it will include bigger countries, bigger powers and it might have devastating effect on the region. >> thank you so much for that
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azerbaijani journalists and blogger speaking to us from washington. a massive fire has broken out at the russian defense ministry in moscow. the blaze spread from the third floor and destroyed part of the roof which was allowed to collapse to contain the flames. seven have reportedly been rescued, 40 others evacuated. let's get more from rory challands standing by in moscow. we know it happened at the defense ministry. are there any security concerns? >> well, the defense ministry itself is saying that their procedures, their operations are not going to be affect in any way by this fire. the reason for that is because this particular building, although it's a huge building, i know it very well, because i used to live just opposite it, is not anymore one of the central buildings of the
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ministry of defense, it has a complex of buildings across moscow. most of the ministry of defense military directorates are located in a much more modern building down on the river in moscow. this building has since those directorates were moved housing the service side of the ministry of defense, procurement and that sort of thing, so not one of their main buildings anymore, however, this was a huge fire. because this was an old building built in the stalin era, the 1940's, lots of fixtures and foodings inside it were made of wood and that's probably one of the reasons this fire was so huge. at the height of the fire, 265 firefighters were battling the blaze. in the end, they had to collapse a big section of the roof to allow them to pour water right into the topful believe and help wash it through and damp down remaining flames.
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about an hour and a half ago, they said it was pretty much under control now, but it's clear that this building is not going to be usable for quite some time if indeed, it ever is again. >> rory, any idea how the blaze actually started? >> well, the working theory at the moment is that it was some sort of electrical short circuit. that's perhaps not unusual in a building of this age, but having that said that, that was something that the ministry of defense said pretty early on in the fire and of course, you can't really work out exactly what caused the fire until everything's been put out and you can get into the building and do the proper forensics to work out where it started and what the cause of it was. that's not going to happen for a while now, because it will take a while to walk the building through, make sure that all of those embers are properly put out, make sure the building is safe to be entered. only then can the proper cause of this fire be determined.
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>> thank you for that update. rory challands on the fire that has broken out at the russian defense ministry in moscow. >> an armed opposition group in syria said it has taken control of two areas around aleppo. al-nusra said 50 government soldiers were killed during the offensive. the fighting is the most furious in the area since a ceasefire came into effect. al-nusra is not part of that agreement. >> on the offensive, al-nusra front fighters advance on the town south of aleppo. it's a fight to gain control of the town from pro-government forces who had rescued it with the help of the air force. al-nusra begins to shell enemy positions from a distance. the battle has started.
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it only takes a few hours for the fighters to declare a victory after they manage to take control of the highest point, the hill which overlooks the town. the syrian army and the foreign militias fighting alongside it, including the lebanese armed group hezbollah suffered heavy losses. >> we managed to seize control of it and its hills. isil was forced to pull out of the town. we killed a number of shia militia fighters from lebanon and iran. >> unexploded shells and shrapnel from bombs dropped by al assad's army litter the streets. on the walls, sectarian slogans are everywhere, indicating that fighters from a shia group were here. shortly after rebel fighters captured the area, assad's air force started bombing the area. the frequent exchange between rebels and government has been a signature of this war. assad's armies doesn't have enough troops to maintain gains
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on the ground and the rebels lack the air cover so the fighting continues. syrian state media say government troops captured a town from isil fighters. it fell to isil last year and considered to be its main stronghold in the province. it's west of palmyra, which was recaptured last week by the syrian government. more details are emerging about the injured palestinian man kid by an israeli soldier in the occupied west bank. israeli media says the autopsy report of the man confirms that he had been shot in the head. he had been lying injured when he was killed. he earlier allegedly attacked an israeli. an israeli military court ruled the soldier accused of killing him will be detained in a military camp. he charge has been reduced from murder to manslaughter.
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>> a crisis in argentina's school system has a major impact on the country's children. >> in sport, the windies lift the women's cup for the first time. details later in the program. >> the greek coast guard rescue a boat load of refugees off the coast of lesbos. apolitical deal is due to come into effect when a group will be returned to turkey. they are coping to deal with refugees as they try to make their way further into europe. let's go to zeina hodor now. we know that some of the detainee's have been speaking to you. what have they been saying? >> well, as you can imagine, a
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lot of anxiety and uncertainty. they have more questions than answers, because they were asking us what will happen to us if we are returned to turkey, what will happen, are they just deporting syrians or it's afghans. people are asking questions. journalists are not allowed inside, as a detention facility behind me. this is where migrants and refugees who arrive on greece's islands after their asylum requests are processed. people are worried. they are worried because these deportations are supposed to start tomorrow. what we understand from authorities is up to 750 migrants and refugees will be deported over the next three days. preparations are already in place. we saw the ships at the port. we've seen dozens of officers, the e.u. border, external border
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agency deployed in lesbos accompanying them to turkey. in fact, each migrant will be accompanied with a front tex officer, which actually shows that there are security concerns. maybe people with him noting quietly. a lot of frustration, but they have been clearly told their choices be a apply for asylum in greece or voluntarily return to turkey or not apply for asylum and they will be sent back. these people don't want those choices. some want to reach to northern europe, because their families are already there and they wanted to be reunited with them. >> a lot of frustration and bewilderment no doubt. we know since this deadline is looming, have the authorities expected more arrivals ahead of time? >> yes, the arrivals continue.
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undoubtedly they have slowed when you compare it to past months, but they are continuing. according to the greek office in charge of the refugees crisis, in the past 24 hours alone, more than 500 migrants and refugees landed on greece's islands. since thursday, the past five days, 1,800 people. what we understand also from greek authorities is that more than 5,000 people have now been registered since that deal came into effect on march 20. this is why at the end of the day the e.u. wants to start the implementation of this deal, even though aid organizations, aid groups have been expressing a lot of concerns that they are rushing through this deal is because they believe by starting this deportation, it will really serve this sort of a deterrent to stop the flow of may go grants from europe and open legal pass ways. what we understand from officials is that they want to encourage the legal path, because this way, the most
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vulnerable, the people who really need help will not fall in the cracks. >> thank you for that update. zeina load door speaking to us from lesbos. on the other side in turkey is growing concern over the number of refugees in the west of the country, some 300 demonstrated against efforts to set up registration centers and refugee camps. >> here in the sea side town, they have been creating a reception center here at the dock made of tents is where the first batch of several hundred refer jesus and neigh grants coming back from the greek island of lesbos will be processed. the residents don't want a
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permanent camp set up here. the government said it has no plans to set up a permanent camp here, people will be processed here and then sent on into camps further inland. we don't know exactly where that will be. the turkish interior minister has been talking earlier sunday. he said this deal having its desired effects in reducing the numbers of people trying to get into greece from the coastline here. the numbers are below 300 a day and the coast guard picking up people and preventing their crossing. we've heard from smugglers that it's becoming more difficult, the security tightened. there still remain questions about the fairness of all this, the afghans, iraqis and pakistanis will be immediately returned to their home countries. by putting everyone returned in a long line for any legal return to europe, it could act as a
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spur to encourage them to try to get in once again illegally across the sea. 11 journalists have been detained by authorities in the maldives during a protest for press freedom. the he demonstration was sparked after the ruling party presented a bill proposing fines and jail terms for defamation. support for former colombian president have staged a protest against the ruling government. they are opposing on going peace talks with the farc rebels, saying it will not result in any justice. we have more from bogota. >> venting anger and frustration at a president they say at a traitor.
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>> the president is selling the country to the rebels underneath the table. this peace process is a lie and all colombians know that. we'll need help or soon we'll end up like venezuela. >> many supported the jersey of the national football team as a sign of patriotic pride while calling on the approximate the to resign. retired soldiers and policeman rallied against perceived treatment of armed forces members accused of human rights
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violations. >> this is a show of strength by supporters at a time when the president's approval ratings are at an all time low. >> in any other country in the world, it would be inconceivable that such large numbers of the population would march. this is a push to pressure the process and to see how much, you know, how much leverage he and his party can gain in terms of stirring up opposition on the part of the population. >> recent economic worries and delays in the peace process are providing fertile ground for the increased frustration felt by many. an eventual peace deal will have to be submitted to a popular vote to decide and in a country as divided as this one, that result of that vote will be far from uncertain. former brazilian president desilva said he will take up the job of chief of staff in current president rousseff's government. he made the comments during a pro government rally in the northeastern town.
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he was barred from the post by a judge. thusday, the supreme court removed the judge from the case. rousseff is fighting impeachment over accusations of irregularities in the government budget. education standards in south america are among the lowest in the world. argentina which once prided itself on its education system has seen a steady decline in standards over the past 20 years. we have this report. >> four hours by boat from the nearest town, in an area filled with small rivers and islands, these children are trying to make it to school. it's in places like this where people say it's clear argentina's education system is in crisis. >> we have problems with the ceilings of the school. electricity, drinking water. now there is a problem with dengue fever.
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we do what we can, but it's a challenge. >> the area is so isolated that teachers have to sleep here all week so children can have classes every day. many have told us that sometimes going on strike is the only option they have. >> teachers go on strike to demand better conditions, better salaries. the building is in very bad condition. there's no gas, no electricity, getting a boat is difficult outside of school hours. >> 14 minutes away, another school. head mistress says the problem is there's no drinking water. water is brought in cans, but now there is a shortage, because of unpaid bills during the previous administration. >> getting drinking water is a challenge. we don't have a water sanitation system, so it's difficult.
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that's what we need. we are trying to give children a good education, but teachers should have better salaries. there's more than 10 schools in the area. what happens here is a reflection of what has been going on across the country for a while. the school year started early in march, but many institutions around this area remain closed because workers have gone on strike. it is estimated that last year, children missed around two months of school because of strikes and problems with infrastructure. >> latest international tests have shown that the situation has affected education here. argentina, colombia and brazil are amongst the lowest ranking countries in the world. >> education should be a state issue. public education is important, because it is the only one that can bring equality. because rich and poor children are getting the same. this is not happening in argentina. >> that's why immediate change is needed so that these children
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can get the education they deserve. al jazeera, buenos aires. >> plenty more still ahead, including we'll be diving to the depths down under where indigenous fisherman face a legal fight to hold on to their ancient traditions. the only certainties in life are death and taxes. find out why that's even more true in greece. in sport, the unlikely charge to the english league title. >> al jazeera america - proud to tell important stories of native lives. >> oak flat to the apaches is an ancestral place. what'll happen to this after the mine...this will sink away and be destroyed. >> were the apache consulted on this before it was put into the defense bill? >> no we were not consulted at all. >> it takes a military bill to again attack the apache.
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>> the mining operation will generate $61 billion of economic benefit >> look at all the things they took from us. seventy percent unemployment. that already tells you where its going. it's not going to benefit anybody here. >> we are being left behind. >> we don't have economic development that we should have here. >> we need to be out there telling them what we need and what's required to take care of our people. >> any time they see a social worker it's like seeing a police officer. the immediate response is they are here to take my kids. >> the continuing legacy of anti-indian sentiment, while it may not be as vicious and overt as it once was, the fact is american indians remain at the bottom of every socio-economic indicator. >> louie is an example of what makes this 95 percent native american school work. a former student who cared enough to come back home and help. >> they're really pushing for education, really pushing for people to go off and go to college, but then to come back and apply it here where it counts. >> we said why not video games. >> that's really cool. it's an evil spirit.
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>> we're a living culture. we're a strong culture. >> this game is to celebrate. >> al jazeera america - proud to tell your stories. >> ...and on the streets. >> there's been another teenager
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.>> ancestors have gathered fish here for thousands of years. >> are wane feels the strict limits have compromised his identity. >> it's our culture to be able to go and practice what we were taught at a very young age. >> he was caught with too many away loan three years ago.
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he was initially prosecuted but when his lawyer brought up his native title, cultural rights, the charges were dropped. >> they have a right to take those fish. it's a legally protected right and so they are doing what they are legally entitled to do. >> he pays $15,000 a year. he resent that. >> we should not be paying for something that belongs to us, and we shouldn't. you know, if that's our resource, why should we pay money for snit. >> indigenous australians have now won the right to small scale cultural fishing but think they should be allowed to sell fish, too. keith admits he has sometimes sold abalone on the black market.
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>> indigenous communities suffer from chronic levels of unemployment. fishing for profit, they say would help tackle that and protect their culture. andrew thomas, al jazeera, australia. oscar winning actor leonardo decaprio could be banned and risks being black listed as he discredited the palm oil industry and the government. south africa's national assembly speakers said the motion to impeach the president will start tuesday. it was found he violated the constitution when he refused to pay back public money spent on home convenient vacations.
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he has since apologized for using the funds. mourning the death of an anti mining activist killed last week, he had opposed mining in the eastern cape region. we have this report. >> hundreds turn out to mourn a community leader. anti mining activists was killed 10 days ago. he was shot multiple times by unknown gunmen. he led the committee fighting plans to mine tie tin yum in the community. >> the mining is not good for our area. once the mining take over, or take place, there will be no
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agriculture. now he is dead. who's coming next. he let me not look back. let me go forward. >> beneath the homesteads and playgrounds lice 9 million tons of the source of the space age monroe titanium used in paint to spacecraft. the group a little there's been corruption. the prince said the government removed her father from his position at king because he was opposed to the mining. >> the mining company said to
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sign for the community. we said we do not own the land, we hold the land for the community so what the community says goes. there's been ongoing violence and intimidation here. the community said it doesn't know who's behind the attacks. many here identified as pro mining have refused to talk to us. >> with the entire community watching, he has been laid to rest. people are worried that his death is only the beginning of he is greating tensions which they fear could tear the community apart. brussels airport is open for business again 12 days after devastating suicide bombings. the first flights en route to the port city took off earlier today. airport staff marks a minute's
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silence ahead of the departure. passenger's underwent extra security measures. the metro station in the belgian capitol was attacked on the same day. 32 people were killed in both blasts. >> we will need time to come to terms with what happened and to overcome the pain. we will never forget. i'd like to also thank everyone once again for your courage and for the impressive work which took place in such little time. this engagement of solidarity and energy represents the airport community. >> runners have been taking part in the 40th paris marathon with security tightened along the 42-kilometer race route. the events comes in attacks in brussels 12 days ago and last year's paris attacks. >> there was a very positive atmosphere in paris where thousands of competitors from
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around the world have been streaming past us during the last few hours. the organizers have been saying that security will be strengthened for this, the 40th marathon in paris. earlier at the start of the race, we didn't see lots and lots of police. we haven't seen a huge police presence either on the route. over four months ago, 130 people were killed in those attacks here in the city. people taking part told us they were determined to go ahead with the race. >> yes, we are thinking about the paris attacks, but the marathon's taking place and there's no reason why we shouldn't participate. we also wanted to be here in a show of support for the courage and sportsman ship of marseille and all of france. >> i feel secure, because i see the policemen and i think it's going to be ok. >> why should we come up coming
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to an event in a great city. you have to be careful and of course there's doubt in the back of your mind, but you have to carry on living. >> where we are now is about the 29th kilometers of this run. people say the next step is really a hard slog. there is an overwhelming sense, though, here, among those taking part and the tech taters have a determination to come here despite concerns about security in paris. >> the economic crisis in greece is affecting everyone, even the dead. many funeral parlors have been forced out of business due to a hefty sales tax.
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>> he is sculpting a greek revolutionary warrior planned for a city square. until the economic crisis hit greece, he thought he'd make his living from portraits of the recently deceased as his father did, but greeks in grief are spending less on remembering their dearly departed. >> a life sized statue may cost 50,000 to 70,000 euros, a bust 10,000. these prices 30% to 40% lower than before the crisis. >> a stone's throw from his workshop is the first cemetery of athens. family tombs begin at $32,000 for the land alone and tens of thousands more for construction. even simple model tombstones and grave linings are often on that voided. >> a square meter of white marble used to cost 150 euros. now it costs $250 because of the increased sales tax from the quarry and the transport. >> sales tax rose from 13 to 23% last year around it's hit the funeral business hard. funerals at this cemetery used to cost up to $5,000.
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know they go for 1300 and that includes the higher sales tax, so the municipality, funeral parlor, embalmer, hearst, church and florist make less than they used to. >> social security payments for funerals take longer to arrive from the government. many are going broke. >> the money has dropped at least by half over a decade. the social insurance foundation offers 759 for funeral expenses and used to give this on the day of the funeral. now it takes six months. the civil servants funds needs eight months to pay. the farmer's funds needs two years and many funds cover nothing at all. >> many bereaved can't pay because they're not insured. they abandon their dead relatives in hospital morgues for weeks until the hospital pays for the burial. the monuments to remember the dead are supposed to reflect their way of life. if current trends in greece are
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an indication, life is becoming cheaper. >> we'll have all the sports news. we'll tell you about the grand prix after the break. states.
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an opera is making it center stage.
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meet figuero, the star of the classic opera be marriage of figuero. the original character was the servant to a count, this figuero lives on the estate of a california real estate tycoon. in both stories, his boss has eyes on his fiancee. >> this verse has mozart's all original music but it is in english and spanglish. >> for the cast, it's a chance to play characters modern audiences can relate to, including an aspiring actress and teenager obsessed with hiphop. the star jose perez is mexican. >> it's a very interesting caste what we have here.
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it's a microcosm of the american society. >> figuero was first performed 250 years ago. at heart, it's a story that pits haves against have nots. the themes are as relevant as ever in american society. >> at the manhattan school of music, productions like this are helping to draw new audiences to opera. >> you have a name in the title, the audience is going to recognize then you have a temporary iconic reference that people are going to identify with and it sounds like a mash up of some kind, that you will want to see because it's new and different. >> the writer wanted to create a work as revolutionary as mozart's was in his day. >> there are universal human rights that are fundamental. in today's day and age, whether we're talking about undocumented immigrant workers in the united states or syrian refugees in europe, there is a very similar dialogue. >> an important conversation that can be sung as well as spoken.
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al jazeera, new york. leicester continuing toward the english premier title, moving seven points clear at the top of the table. scoring the only goal of the game late in the first half, at the start of the season leicesters were 5,000 to one to win the league. if they can win four of their last six games, the title is theirs. manchester taking on r. oh to know. it is still 0-0 there at half time. former my alone player and coach has passed away at the age of 84. he won the european cup in 1963 and four syria titles. he led to the world cup finals in france where they reached the last eight.
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he also guided paraguay to the finals in 2002. the west indies won the women's world 2020 for the first time ever, beating australia by eight wickets in calcutta. seeking their fourth title, they won the toss and elected to bat first. they made 148 for five. she became the first to score a half century in the final, but the windies opener hit 66 of 45 balls, the west indies going to the win with three balls to spare. the windies will be hoping for a t20 double in the men's final against england that just got underway in calcutta. the last final was a 2004 champions trophy which the windies won. it was west indies who won the toss and chose to field first.
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they started well, reducing england to 23-3 after four overs. they are now on 31 for three after five overs. >> the final is taking place at the eden garden stadium in calcutta. many had hoped the host country would be the main attraction at the event, but they failed to make it to the last round. we find occupant how it's affected the fans in calcutta. >> with a capacity of 66,000, this is the stage for the final of the 6t20 world cup, but it's not the match the tournament hosts hoped for. india will not be featured here. they provided fans much excitement until knocked out in the semifinals. >> emotionally, it makes a different if india had played. it would have been great. >> it's a final and both teams play cricket well, so it will be good.
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it's disappointing that the indian team won't be there. >> england and west indies have met before in mumbai just over two weeks ago in their group match. the west indies won that. in mumbai, the west indies beat india, taking the host country out of contention. will that affect who people are rooting for? >> i like their honesty and their sportsman spirit. they entertain the crowd. they enjoy cricket and show everyone how it needs to be played. >> england has won the cup before in 2010. most of this team are part of a new generation of players. of the 15 on duty, six men will contest the first major tournament. as for their opponents, they were the t20 champions of 2012 and many say this is the revival of west indies cricket. no team has won the world cup
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twice since inception, so many will be watching to see which team makes history by lifting the trophy for a second time. >> lewis hamilton lost first place on the first corner in the grand prix. hamilton ho loud his teammate to take the lead with more than hatch way of the race completed, he is ahead. >> san antonio spurs beat the raptors 102-95 to claim the franchise record 68th victory. >> that's it for me. >> thanks very much. stay with us on al jazeera. more news for you right at the top of the hour p.m.
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>> [chanting] yes we can! >> an historic election. >> you and i, we're going to change this county, and we will change the world. >> monumental decisions. >> mr. president, there's a one and three chance of a second great depression. >> first-hand accounts from the people who were there. >> their opinion was shocking. >> the challenges. >> he said, "i am president of the united states and i can't make anything happen." >> the realities. >> he stood up and said, "that's it, i'm finished." >> coming up tonight, we'll have the latest... >> does the government give you refugee status? >> they've marched to the border. >> thousands have taken to the streets here in protest. >> this is where gangs bury their members. >> they're tracking climate change.
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hello. you are watching al jazeera live from london. last minute preparations a day before greece is due to start sending refugees back to turkey. tight security controls as brussel's airport reopens. >> representatives fro

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