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proud to tell your stories. announcer: this is al jazeera. hello, this is the newshour live from london. thank you for joining us. coming up in the next 60 minutes, armenia adduces -- accuses azerbaijan of continuing to fight despite a ceasefire 50 syrian soldiers killed and two areas around aleppo taken turkey rushes to build facilities for refugees, a day
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before greece sends back rejected asylum seekers a slap in the first for the chinese government as '10 years" wins best movie at the hong kong film awards. >> and indian contradict - winning not one, but two world cricket titles, men's and women's. the men beating england by four wicket armenia is accusing azerbaijan of continued fighting in the caucuses despite announcing a unilateral ceasefire to end the worst fighting in two decades. the armenian enclave lies inside the azerbaijan borders, but is
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controlled by separatists with ties to aria -- armenia. tension lingers on, despite a truce. 12 soldiers were killed, and armenia reported 18 dead and both say there has been tas utilities. the conflict threatens to pull in regional powers. russia has several military bases in armenia which it considers an ally, turkey backs azerbaijan, whose people are ethnic turks. more of that in a moment. first, robert forrester walker reports. >> reporter: despite a ceasefire, there's has been more attacks by the azerbaijan military. both accuse each other of firing
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the first shots on saturday. blaming each other for ending a 6-year war. >> it was a violation of international law and humanitarian law. some called it the frozen conflict. beginning with a decision that stalin made. he placed the area inside the new by created azerbaijan, a soviet republic. there they lived in peace for nearly a century. in the late 1980s when the u.s.s.r. break up. armenians called for referendum for independence from azerbaijan. they said they did not have the right and sent in the military.
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thousands were forced to flee, after years of fighting and 30,000 deaths. they reached a truce in 1994. >> translation: we are fighting on our territory, if an armenian solder doesn't want to die, let them get off the territory. >> reporter: it is not recognised by the u.n., it's believed the skirmishes could lead to a greater war. >> the question mark is it probably wouldn't stay confined to the two countries. there's a possibility of russian intervention if the fighting becomes a war. >> the o.s.c. group, shared by u.s., russia and france has been
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trying to negotiate a peace deal for years. they'll meet again in vienna. as mentioned in that report, with things rising between the two former soviet republics, many ask what influence russia will have on the conflict. mohammed jamjoom reports. >> reporter: azerbaijan may have declared a ceasefire in the dispute region. many wonder who will happen it tensions do not subside. and whether russia could be drawn into another conflict. armenia is an ally to russia. azerbaijan is supported by turkey. it's a complex issue in a complicated region, russia's relationship with turkey has been deteriorating because of the war in syria. in that conflict. turkey backs rebel groups, and
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russia backs the other side. it got worse after russia shot down a fighter jet it said entered its air space. russia's intervention is an example of awe vladimir putin continues to -- how vladimir putin continues to increase his military role where he sees fit. in 2014, after the annexation of crimea, and the support of pro-russian rebels moscow faced isolation and sanctions. aside from the conflict, the country is militarily involved in, there's numerous military and ethnic tensions. chechnya, georgia, south ossetia are but a few examples, many are wondering if another foreign war is looming and what vladimir putin, whose actions surprised the world.
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will do next the republic representative to the united states joins us live from washington d.c. thank you for joining us here on al jazeera. now, armenia and azerbaijan are blaming each other, especially since the ceasefire was call. what is your interpretation of what happened, but not necessarily on the military front, but what led to it? >> well, first of all, thank you for having me. this is a clear crisis. the conflict is not between armenia and russia. it's between armenia and azerbaijan. it is a combine nation of a long-term policy in relation to the negotiation processand
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gaining short-term by the decisions. >> obviously you have a strong ally in armenia and russia. let me read what recep tayyip erdogan's. he said we prevail or brothers whether prevail with the least clashes. turkey backing azerbaijan. if it escalates will you hope for the interference of armenia and russia. >> we hope the conflict will not flow over the boundaries. it's important to take steps to cool down the situation and cease of tire.
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-- cease the fire and stop negotiations and have a new forum implying resumption of full-scale and full-fledged communication. i want to underscore the republic and the russian federation. they don't have bilateral agreements. on this conflict we are on our own forces. we have the connections and are part of the armenian home. on various occasions we have places by the armenian soldiers. as of now we deal with the aggression, and we hope that it will take steps to make sure that this conflict doesn't spillover and lead to a bigger disaster. >> you are speaking to us from the u.s. as we heard in the reports,
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there's an interesting status, it's a de facto state. out not really. the u.s. doesn't recognise the republic. what is it that you hope to achieve with a piece process, independence or would you be happy to go back to the status quo as before the violence flared up. >> we would live the independence... >> you are not recognised by many states around the world, in fairness. >> we are recognised by the people, which is the most important thing. we are fighting for our independence, not the rest of the world. we are ready to act thank you for joining us. a fire broke out at a russian defence ministry
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building in moscow. several firefighters and cranes are battling the flames near the kremlin. it spread from the third floor and part of the roof collapsed to contain the flames. several were rescued. others evacuated coming up, tighter security as brussels airport reopens to passengers we look at security in paris as the 40th marathon takes place around the city's landmarks leicester with an unlikely charge to the english premier league title. andy will be here with that story and more. first, an armed group in syria has taken control of two areas in aleppo. the al nusra front said it killed 50 u.s. soldiers.
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it's the most serious in the area since a truce came into effect. al nusra front is not part of that agreement. >> reporter: a fict to gain control from -- fight to gain control from promilitary forces. nusra's tanks shell the enemy's positions from a distance. the battle started. it only takes a few hours. the syrian army and the foreign militia said fighting alongside it, including hezbollah suffered losses. we managed to cease control, forcing the regime fighters to pull out. we destroyed some lines of
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supply. unexploded shells dropped by the army, littering the streets. on the walls, sectarian explosions are everywhere. they indicated fighters from an iraqi shi'ite group were here. after the fighters captured. the air force bombed the area. the commang has been a signature of the -- exchange has been a signature of the war. there are not enough troops on the ground, and the rebels lack the air cover needed to protect their advances. 5 years after the conflict, the fighting conditions. >> syrian state media have captured a town. the man has been held in august,
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considered to be a strong province. the town is 100km west of palmyra. the syrian observatory for human rights says more than 40 russians and air strike. well, it's hours. it's a highly criticized deal. >> greece state media says several hundred were set back. the crisis reached tipping point when countries began to close the borders. hungry built a sequence, forcing thousands to travel through the state. austria had to limit the refugees it was letting in, triggering a domino effect.
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macedonia closed their borders, creating bottle nets, leading to a makeshift tent city. the european union deal will affect them. they'll be sent to reception center in the turkish ports. despite this, the refugees keep on coming. more boatloads of people have been rescued. many children among those making the journey. since the deal was agreed. 5,600 have been registereded. zeina khodr has more from lesbos. >> reporter: less than 24 hours before the e.u. turkey deal according to authorities, deportations will take place on monday. ships are at the port.
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the external agency deployed dozens of officers on the island to escort the deportees back. they'll by accompanied by a front ex officer, which means there are security concerns. the deport hags has to begin. there's a lot of frustration. people are anxious. they have a loft questions, a lot of uncertainty. we are not able to enter the detention facility, and we talk to a group of people, and they were syrians, what they told me, they have more questions than answers, they are asking what will happen to us, what happens if they send us to turkey, we can't go back. they are afraid of what comes next. greek authorities make it clear that the choices are to apply
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for asylum seekers, not to apply or voluntary return to turkey, people want to reach northern europe, to reunite with the family members, who make their way. the e.u. wants to implement the deal hoping that it will serve as a deterrent because arrivals continue. the greek authorities say more than 500 people landed on the shores zeina khodr there. turkey is building reception centers with migrants that returned from greece. tents have been prepared at the western port. labourers at the site say they started on friday, working late into the night on sunday. it was close to the greek island where thousands much migrants are hold. turkish authorities have not disclosed how many they expect to return, how they will be processed.
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harry. the greeks are saying 700 will go back on monday morning. since march 20th, we think more than 5,000 arrived in greece. there'll be more than 700 ending up sent back to turkey. the turks don't seem very ready,do they? >> we have been trying to ascertain that. it's been difficult to get firm information about how these people will be received and treated and where they'll be sent. there has been a similar situation. you can see the lights behind me, a dock where the boats are due to arrive. in hours now, in the midmorning tomorrow morning, they will be received, registered and processed, and then they'll be taken on to somewhere else that we haven't been informed about - a refugee inland, the turkish government is saying.
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certainly the people here do not want them to stay here. there was a large protest on saturday, we came across people signing a petition, ensuring there was no camp, there was distrust about who the people might be, and what influence they may have on the down such as this. the numbers are unclear. there has been a 7-00 number. a good deal remains to be known. >> the deal from the start is controversial. we want to see safeguards put in place. you were mentioning that the turks have not been transparent. do we have an indication that they will be, or anything we know about the deal that means the e.u. can force them to be more clear, more transparent.
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they are being clear about some things, saying syrians will not be sent back. they were adamant in denials about what was said on friday, that there were 200 syrians forcibly or coerced back into syria every day. the turkish government says it has not happened and there's an open boarder policy. those from iraq, pakistan, afghanistan, they can expect to be sent to deportation center and sent back to home counties, because they are classified as non refugees. a lot of focus is on how the people have asylum seekers processes processed. that system is under pressure, more since the team came in. the greek authorities say they
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need more staff, assistance from elsewhere in the e.u. to ensure the fairness and transparency of that process. the government is saying that the deal has made numbers of people leaving the turkish coastline decline, and that is something of a success from the deal. however, we were speaking to an academic in the area saying if people come back, desperate to go, they'll be back and it may spur people to leave illegally as they had in the past. much to come occupant in the wash. tomorrow is the first day when we'll see how this operates in practice. >> people on both sides - we'll see how the deal will be implemented. thank you. obviously we have been focussing on the migration route between turkey and greece. there's another, libya into
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italy. at least 5 team have been shot dead by guards at a detention center for refugees and migrants. security forces fired on a group of people trying to escape a camp. it holds thousands of migrants and refugees, stopped from travelling to europe across the mediterranean sea. mike is head of humanitarian response for action aid and joins me in the studio. i guess we have been focussing on turkey, greece, and not so much on libya, we have the stories coming out. how much do we know about the detention center in libya? >> we know very little. libya is a country in a great deal of turmoil, it has three competing governments, the rule of law is not strong and few people were outside visit the camps, what we have heard is worrying.
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we know that they are over crowded and the sorts of things that we see when it's overcrowded and outbreaks of diseases and the like and they are full of people living in fear. >> the migration from north africa, the middle east, has been going on for a while. a year and a half ago it was about lampedusa. then we focussed on the balkan route into reece. is there a risk that we'll see more migrants coming from libya. >> what we have seen is the weather getting better, but there has been an increase in the number of crossings. it's not yet significantly higher than it was, it seems to be people coming from africa,
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eritrea, countries where there's a lot to worry about, a lot of reasons to flee. we are not seeing a knock-on effect from the closure. >> do you think we are likely to see it? >> it's difficult. it will be more expensive, dangerous. >> if you are already in turkey, having fled syria, you have to get back to syria, and across to the other side and through. i think we will see something, but i don't think we will see the thousands that we see before, suddenly crossing across on the libya route. they may look for alternative routes through the balkans, whether it's across the black sea or something. >> the top news, people have been shot dead by guards at this detention center for refugees and migrants. we are hearing it from a human rights group. who is monitoring what it going on right now? >> very few people, as far as i know. i think the red cross tried to
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do a bit. it's a dangerous country. people are reluctant to send staff there at the moment. >> mike noyce. head of action aid. thank you for sharing with us. >> let's go to brussels, where the airport is partly operating following the attack there 12 days ago. the first flight to the portuguese city departed earlier. staff observed a minute's silence. dangers face security measures in a temporary terminal. the main hall was damaged by a suicide bomb attack. the station was attacked on the same day in total 32 were killed. >> it's a very emotional moment for all of us, for me personally. we have worked day and night, literally, over the last 12 days to make it possible. it's important. it's a symbolic flight.
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we'll have more flights. in the next few days we'll have up to 20%. and that's the maximum we have been have in a temporary structure that we can build. >> the 40th paris marathon that is been held with runners making their way along the route passing landmarks. security was meant to be ramped up. following attacks 12 months ago. the head of the european parliament criticized turk eye for protesting against a seconding mocking president recep tayyip erdogan's treatment of journalists. well, the response to the 2 minute song, which aired on german tv has morphed into a diplomatic incident with turkey summoning the german ambassador. despite it being awkward, leading efforts to get the deal
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between the e.u. and turkey. >> still to come - turkey promises to rebuild after clashes with kurdish rebels leaves part of the city in ruins, why argentina's students are struggling to get a good education, and history for the west windies team as they win the world t20 title for the first time. . 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. >> 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
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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. >> we're a living culture. we're a strong culture. >> this game is to celebrate. >> al jazeera america - proud to tell your stories.
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>> people were saying that we were terrorists. >> how are you providing a cover for your brother to do this? >> we saw the evil side of the social media take off. welcome back, here is a reminder of the top stories on al jazeera. ar thennia is -- armenia disputes a ceasefire. dozens of people, including civilians died on saturday in some of the worst fighting seen in 20 years. the al-qaeda-linked al nusra front said it killed 50 syrian government troops near aleppo as it battles to take control of the region from president bashar al-assad's forces. turkey is rushing to build facilities a day before the e.u.
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deal, and the settlement of asylum seekers is set to cover. thousands trying to escape the war ended up in lebanon, jordan and turkey. some are going further away from their homes, seeking a better life. >> we have this report from the senegalese capital. >> reporter: it is a lonely life, so far away from home, selling perfumes. this person lived on the outskirts of damascus. the fighting, the victs and the smell of death. three years ago, with no end in sight they left it all. >> i'm not a refugee, i have my job here. i feel my country is fine.
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i will go back. in this exodoes, a dean considers him a lucky one. he made it out alive. here he said he is free, not likes those that chose to go to europe. europe is a big prison. every move. you nay think west africa is an obviously destination, hundreds fleeing the war have registered as refugees. many of them are reportedly hoping to cross the sahara, and
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the mediterranean sea to reach europe. then there are those that made west africa home, like this man, who found work in senegal thanks to friends and family connections. people from the middle east settled here for generations. there's long been a small syrian community, along with a lebanese. born in senegal to syrian parents. he sells curtains made in aleppo. >> we are not going to let the war stop us, our suppliers moved to turkey, we try to continue our work as best we can, trade is a lifetime work of our people. >> news from syria is a few swipes away. it's not good news. pictures of a home, or what is left of it. the feeling of loss is broken by
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the arrival of a new customer, a chance to forget the war for a moment, and focus on life here in senegal turkey's prime minister promised to rebuild the mainly kurdish city. months of fighting between troops and the kurdistan workers party left the historic part of the city in ruins. we have been sent this report. >> translation: this man is in debt. fighting has stopped. and the business is open again. he's not happy. >> translation: the people had nothing. they were hungry. there was no work. nothing. i'm in debt. i'm relying on the credit card. i don't know when i can pay back the bank. the government has to help us. >> reporter: he is not alone.
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many people in the park have been affected. the district is the hardest hit. the government imposed the curfew in late 2015 and launched a military operation, targetting p.k.k. members and groups. the fighting went on for months, house to house, street-by-street. local aid groups said 40,000, 50,000 were to leave. the damage is $50 million. -- tens of hillions of dollars. over two weeks ago the curfew was lifted and life is returning to normal. tensions remain. police in plain clothes are everywhere. police say some areas are dangerous. >> some areas within the district remain under curfew. the government does not allow anyone to go back to the areas. as you can see, there are barricades set up.
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turkey's prime ministers promised to curb. curb what he called the terrorism of the p.k.k. speaking from the city's historic park, he pledged to rebuild. we will not leave as it is now, in the way the terrorist elected it. not everyone here trusts the government. >> the fighting is like a living helmet. >> i don't believe what the promises. i will trust him. >> turkey's kurdish issue is like a bleeding wound. the perform kk has been fighting for economy over 30 years, a frooj ail peace protest collapsed. restoring trust will take more than building homes and livelihoods
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israel has extended the area of the mediterranean that gaza's fishermen are allowed to fish in. the distance that it can travel in has increased from 11 to 16km. israel will not extend the fishing zone in northern gaza because of security concerns. the fisherman's union wants it extended to 37km as outlined in the oslo peace accord. the fisherman is grateful anyway. >> this is the best news we heard. we are suffering. we have children to feed. thank good. we hope to expand it for. >> dozens held a vigil in karachi. flowers were laid. lit candles and prayed for the 72 people killed in the attack on a public park on sunday. representatives of different fates met to express solidarity
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and unity. the families of victims of the lahore bombings say a climate of fear looms over the city, despite efforts to beef you have security. some say they will never go back to the park that was hit. imran khan spoke to some. families. >> reporter: they gather at the graves of those they loved. this family lost three children - two sons and a daughter. they were among the 70 killed in lahore last week, most of them children. the family was looking forward to a holiday weekend at a popular park. >> the weekend is a holiday for the children. the next day they had small. the father said the house is small, betts go to the park -- let's go to the park, they can be free. we got to the park. i watched. they ran. then there was smoke. people were on fire. others dead.
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i found my children under the bodies of others. my husband lost a leg. he's in hospital. >> reporter: at home they talk about the short live of their children. a 5-year-old, 7-year-old and a 12-year-old. like many in the park, they came from the poorest parts of the province, it was a rare chance for hard-working families to relax, enjoy a picnic and an ice-cream. an offshoot claimed responsibility for the attack. designed to stir up tensions and target christians. for this family, and others like them, the reasons for the attack don't matter. they say no justification is enough for them. >> most of the people that died in the attack have been buried in ancestral villages like this, for those people, the reasons why it took place do not matter. their lives changed in an instance. lahore is coming to terms with
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what's. the government is increasing security in the city. >> bringing you breaking news that we are getting out of yemen. we are hearing that the president has fired the prime minister halid bahar and appointed another as the new vice president and a new prime minister. that's been done by the yemeni president. this, of course, all coming days before april 10th. when a ceasefire is meant to come into place, yemen has been at war for more than a year, and we are expecting peace talks a week after that. we are getting the news that the yemeni president sacked or fired the prime minister. changes at the top of cabinet. we'll bring you more analysis as we get it here on al jazeera
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first, pope francis has announced a special collection on april 4th. in all european churches to raise fund. speaking at mass in st. peter's square, they wanted it to be a gesture of charity when violence intensifies between government forces and western-backed rebels. >> translation: my thoughts go out to the people thirsty for reconciliation and peace. here in europe, these that suffer the violence of the ukraine, how many remain in the lands devastated by the hostilities causing deaths, and how many more were driven to lead by the persistent situation. the sri lankan government opened a reconciliation village in the north, to encourage co-existence between the majority community and minority
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tam ills the lance corporal is trying to move on after 26 years of war. he is one of 51 soldiers who received land from the sri lankan government. >> we didn't have any land, even in the village, we have no problem. it's a peaceful atmosphere now. >> with no land to his name, this man was happy to settle in the north with his family. a fellow soldiers met his wife serving in the war. the couple met the ministry of defense. the defense ministery which paid for the new houses says they symbolize co-existence reconciliation and harmony after a decades long conflicts in which the tamil tigers fought for an independent state in the north. >> the government hopes it will
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build bridges between the communities. houses going to military families, many from outside this mark caused concern. >> there were many steps taken in the past to change the democracy of the north and of the east. when you bring people from outside, each and every tamil, because of past experience, they look at it in a different way. >> the doctor says settling people with no connection to the area is not a correct step for reconciliation. i put his concerns to the minister. >> we have the muslims, everyone. it's a fine balance. now it's time to have an open mine and get together. several years after the end of the war, with a new government
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in power, sri lankans and tens of thousands of tamils who survived the war are rebuilding their lives, as many are finding, it's not always an easy process. >> the controversial film '10 years", won best picture at the hong kong film awards. a film by a group of directors depicts the city in 2025 with children in military uniform and the con tonnees language -- cantonese language dying. it rhyled china. it's been a hit. the film has been called absurd and virus of the mind. broadcasts of the film awards have been pulled on the chinese mainland with '10 years" believed to be the region, fans stay it's a true reflection of life in hong kong now.
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>> the movie is viewing what is going on these days. >> it's really sad. yes, but, in fact, it's happening. happening here in hong kong. i was born in hong kong. i can't imagine. >> let's go to south america where education standards are among the lowest. argentina prided itself on an education system, but it has seen a decline in standards. we have this report from buenos aires. >> four hours away by boat from the nearest town, in an area filed with rivers and ireland. these children are trying to make it to this. where people say argentina's system is in crisis. >> we have problems with the ceilings of the school - electricity, drinking water.
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now there's a problem with dengue, we do what we can, educating children is a challenge. >> it's not just infrastructure. the delta area is so isolated, that teachers have to sleep here all week so children have classes every day. many told us that sometimes going on strike is the only option they have. >> they go on strike. the building is in bad condition. there's no gas, no electricity, getting a boat is difficult. >> 14 minutes away, another school. headmistress 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
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system. it is difficult. we are trying to give children a good education, teachers should have better alris. -- salaries. there's more than 10 schools. >> school started in march, institutions around the area are 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 showed that the situation affected education here. argentina, columbia and brazil are among the lowest ranking companies in the world. >> education should be a state issue, public education is important. it's the only one to bring equality. rich and poor is getting the same. this is not happening in
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argentina. >> that is why immediate change is needed so that these children can get the education deserved still ahead in the newshour... ..the modern version of mozart's figaro - making it accessible. >> a grand prix and a win for mercer. we'll tell you which of their drivers came out on top.
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immigration is a hot topic and it's center stage in a remake of a classical opera fuelled "figaro 90210." >> reporter: meet figaro, the star of mozart's "magic of figuro" re-imagine said. the original character was a servant. this figaro lives on the estate of a californian real estate tycoon. in both stories, the boss was highs on his fiancee. >> it has the original music it makes it accessible. for the cast, it's a place to name organizations.
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including an access. parez is himself part of it. >> it's a microcosm of american society. it was performed 230 years ago. a story that pits haves against have not. the themes are os relevant as ever in an -- themes are as relevant as ever in society. experts say productions like this are hoping to draw new audiences to opera. >> there's a name in the title. a contemporary iconic reference that people will identify with, and sounds like a mash up of some kind, that you will want to receive it. >> they wanted to create a work as revolutionary as mozart, in his day. there are universal human rights that are fundamental.
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in today's day and age, whether we are talking about undocumented workers or refugees in europe there's a dale og. important conversation. and with sad news, here is andy. india becoming the cricket t20 champions for a second time. england batting in calcutta. holding the innings together. storing 155 for nine. the game swinging back towards england. routes surprisingly open. and immediately took two wickets. including that of dangerman
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chris gayle. the windies recovering, thanks to an unbeaten 85. heading in. a which needed. 19 to win. carlos smashed the first four balls over for six. and the match was won. the windies world champions again, winning the final by four wickets. >> well, the winning title wonny the windies, beating australia by eight wickets in the final. the hero was an 18 yield opener, hayley matthews smashing 66 off 45 gills. the windies chasing the victory, this after losing all eight of the p 20 internationals. >> when i look at the trophy,
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i'll be like it's really - is it - is this real. so i think when you touch down, it will hit you. that's the time it will hit you. you have won work up. >> i think we needed 160 plus on that wicket. and we set ourselves up to get to that mark, and slowed a little towards the end including the final over. it probably give the windies a little bit of momentum. it was disappointing, i guess, not to finish off, because we had a good start. >> leicester continued their charge to the english premier league title. they are 7 clear of the top of the table. wes morgan scored the only goal of the game. leicester were 5,000 from outside. regardless of what their rivals
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do, if they win four of the last 6, the title is theirs. >> we must stay on the ground. if you remember the last matches, they are tough, difficult. imagine in sunderland, what happened. another battle. and then we must be focused. all through leicester. again, a clean sheet for them. defending good from leicester and they had chances to score the second. >> let's have a look at the top of the table. hard to believe manchester are there. they are there. manchester united up to fifth. anthony with that goal. united a point behind man city
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with a top four quality for the champion's league. >> we keep in touch with city, one ball in behind. we keep in touch with arsenal. 5 behind. we have to play. normally we play well. when we continue with that, i shall be happy. >> valentino rossi continued the start for the formula 1 season with victory at the grand prix. the persuadeies driver has a lead over the team-mate and defining world champion lewis hamilton. he was starting on poll. he made a bad start. nico rosberg dominated the race, a comfortable winner ahead of
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ferrari. the other ferrari driver did not makes it to the starting grid due to engine failure. >> more sport from me, that is it for now. i'll hand it back to barbara in london. >> n.a.s.a. and the european space agency released a series of high definition images at the center of our milky way galaxy, using the hubble space telescope to pierce through the dust. images reveal more than half a million stars in the densest and the biggest cluster in the galaxy. it's hoped the discovery will help scientists better understand how about the milky way is evolving. that is it from me. stay with us. we'll be here in a few moments with more of the day's flus. -- news.
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