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many public services including the fire service have been crippled by years of a stir the full scale of this disaster is still unfolding but the author of investigating the possibility some of the fires was started deliberately whatever the cause is the consequences have ruined homes and destroyed lives neve baka al-jazeera. said that for you on the program thousands wait for rescue and allow sound stranded on rooftops after a dam collapse flooding there are no diligence. publicly reporting from inside the arctic circle on how the greenland ice sheet is melting at its fastest rate for centuries. you know again i stop to look at the weather in the levant and western parts of
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asia all fine here temperatures well forty degrees for tehran forty five for bike does being fairly steady around those sort of values for the last few days but further south towards the upper forty's maybe fifty then towards basra finer on the eastern side the mediterranean largely fine around the black sea so the caucus is looking somewhat better most of the shower activity has died away as a head on through into friday find beirut looking at sunshine and twenty nine degrees sunshine all the way across the arabian peninsula forty three in medina here in doha in pretty hot but no particular humid at the moment forty five degrees as a high and probably rather cloudy at times on the coast of oman salada producing some sunshine and highs of twenty six down into southern parts of africa it's a largely fine picture at least through thursday but we have got a frontal system developing which will bring some rain into cape town for a time late on thursday into friday some closure in the eastern cape there durban may not see unbroken sunshine but otherwise looking fine across the bulk of the region lusaka there sunny and twenty four now into central parts of africa some
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heavy rain across parts of south sudan gulf of guinea some showers likely indeed showers all the way towards west africa showers too for bamako in mali.
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welcome back quick look at the top stories now a tightly contested general election in pakistan has been overshadowed by another attack at least thirty one people were killed in a suicide bombing outside a polling station in the city of quite a pro-government media in syria say at least one hundred forty seven people have died in islip tax in the south and the number of people have died in greece following wildfires in athens has risen to eighty after the death of a survivor in hospital. well now rescue teams are heading into a remote part of loud to help more than three thousand people have been left stranded after a dam collapsed at least nineteen people were killed when the hydro power down failed in the southern province of acapulco on monday sending a deluge of water rushing downstream forest only reports from neighboring thailand
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from the air the devastation is clear huge tracts of land under water with only rooftops and treetops visible six thousand people are homeless off to a dam on the lowest river collapsed early on monday morning the death toll is expected to rise as dozens of people remain missing the walls of water swept away homes and destroyed grounds making rescue and emergency work in this remote part of even more difficult over the last few years the government launched a plan to build hydroelectric power dams to export energy as a way to help its economy but it's had to rely on foreign expertise and money the dam that collapsed was being built by lao tie and south korean companies. s.k. engineering and construction one of the south korean companies involved said fractures in the dam were first discovered on sunday and efforts to move people to safety then the south korean government says it's providing assistance.
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president mungy in issued the order to provide aid without hesitation as our companies are participating in the construction of the dam while looking into the cause of the accident one of the companies that has a stake in the project is run electricity generating holding company in bangkok it said in a statement on wednesday it set up a relief fund and that it stopped travel to the affected area in laos to help provide assistance experts have said the dam can only be fixed when the rainy season is over the search and rescue work goes on florence al-jazeera bangkok. and flooding caused by the collapse dam has reached neighboring cambodia now photographs posted online showing residents in cambodia stone trying province being evacuated officials say water levels in parts of the mekong river have risen to more than eleven meters well to japan now where at least eighty people have been killed in a record breaking heat wave with thousands being sent to hospital the temperature
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has reached forty degrees celsius in many cities and authorities are warning that the hot weather will continue until the beginning of august the elderly make up the vast majority of deaths so i don't have air conditioning so i have to open all the windows and turn on the fan to try and cool down my house i even sleep with ice packs on my body this is the if you don't sleep well you feel exhausted the next day so i'm trying to sleep well. a team of italian scientists say they've discovered a huge underground lake on mas it lies beneath the southern ice cap and is the first time a large stable body of liquid water has been discovered on the red planet and reports. a stunning discovery is what they're calling it one that could help scientists know for sure whether life ever formed on mars or even exists today the study led by italian researches says they found what could be an underground lake
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it's a large body of liquid water twenty kilometers wide and one point five kilometers below the surface and it was found using radar instruments on board the european space agency's orbiter mars express scientists looked at radar readings from the planet's southern ice cap which provided ideal conditions ice is a very thin aspirant medium expression if he's called the impurity electromagnetic waves and so it's it's a good there they can make the applied to the the much simpler caps of course these and these gaps are have some impute this magnetic the i.c. school there then the ice on. mars might be cold and dry now but we already know thanks to rovers on its surface and other probes examining it from orbit that it was once a warm place with plenty of liquid water and lakes the new study doesn't tell us how deep the reservoir is so research has can't say whether what they found resembles an underground pool or is simply a layer of sludge but they do believe it's potentially
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a huge breakthrough liquid water channeled exist on the surface it's simply not possible because of the yeah miscarry pressure on mars it's still incredibly thin so how water to remain liquid you have to be buried underneath the surface and you'd also have to be very very. very of is also a huge you or because a stalled water lage is potentially exactly the sort of place you would go to look for life form the search for life on mars has been going on for decades scientists now have to find out whether this discovery can help them in that quest nadine barber al-jazeera. zimbabwe's main opposition leader is accusing the country's electoral commission of biased days before the country votes now since chamisa says monday's presidential election will be fraudulent but added that his posse will not boycott the vote is up against president amisom and gaga is on a p.f.
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party it's the first election since the ousting of robert mugabe what we have resolved to do is to make sure that we defeat but there are free and the player some in and out must be defeated defeated in terms of the overwhelming sentiment in the country that we're not going to allow them to get away with meddle literally and metaphorically what does it mean what it does mean is that on monday that it of july it is independence day for the second republic we are going to be voting overwhelmingly for change. there is malcolm webb has more now from harare. nelson jimmie's the leader of the main opposition alone has announced that he will proceed in answering monday's presidential election in spite of the opposition having grave complaints about the process they forwarded to the electoral commission they say among several things there are serious the regularities with
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the ballot papers with the polling stations and with the votes as registered as they say the electoral commission has ignored these complaints with the electoral commission and the rulings on a.p. after the parties say that the g. process is being followed and everything is legal but jesus says in spite of the problems a boy called is not an option. the u.s. government has asked a federal judge to allow the quick deportation of undocumented immigrant parents once that reunited with their children it has until thursday to reunite families separated under president trump so-called zero tolerance policy i did jocasta reports on the toll the policy is taking on families trying to cross into the u.s. . it's over forty degrees celsius as the sun beats down on the u.s. mexican border atop a concrete bridge connecting the two countries a few dozen families huddled under what little shade they can find some have been here for three days the heat is unbearable but we've already suffered to get here
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this man and his five year old son are from hundred us they travel twenty days to make it this far near steps from the u.s. now they're waiting to claim political asylum and eleven courteously workers they tried to make us leave to intimidate us but we are moving once a person steps foot across the middle of this bridge past these orange cones they will technically be standing in the united states and there they are guaranteed by law the right to make an asylum claim the now for the first time says the nearly forty years that this law was written many people are being denied that chance u.s. border patrol agents are here. making sure they do not pass literal down rules good luck then let me beg them to let us pass because the heat is suffocating the children why are you guys not allowing these asylum seekers to pass and i'm not allowed to give you anything a customs and border protection spokesperson says individuals without documents
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sometimes must wait to be processed due to strained resources meanwhile the trumpet ministration has made clear it wants to keep out what the president calls an influx of illegal aliens. eight month pregnant the tourist says she and her son were forcibly removed from the bridge she says u.s. border patrol which cannot cross into mexico had asked mexican police to arrest her getting there the whole day said to me you think the us president is offering political asylum that doesn't exist anymore she had hoped to give birth in the united states away from the dangers of her native hundred us now without a plan she's returned to a shelter on the mexican bank of the rio grande a river so close to the u.s. yet so far heidi jo castro al-jazeera mexico. while health organizations has tens of thousands of terminally ill cancer patients
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in yemen is struggling to afford treatment the situation could get worse if a deal can't be reached over her data port which is a vital lifeline for badly needed imports of medicine priyanka gupta reports. it was sabi has been desperate to find treatment for his sister she suffers from cancer he says he spent all he has in the hope of trying to keep her alive. i saw all my property plots of land and even my cattle now i am in that i am helpless and cannot afford treatment anymore even if there is money medicines are in short supply in yemen especially as cancer treatment facilities like this one don't have the means to provide chemotherapy and we soon shut down. the patients treated here require more than twenty five million many riaz every month to cover the cost of chemotherapy apart from other medical services needed regretfully there is no operational budget approved for the center by the finance
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ministry the relevant indorsement is still needed by human central bank medical facilities operated by donations grant and charity. there are thousands of cads of patients just in who there are a province in the middle of a battle between hutu rebels and yemen's government backed by the sa the iraqi coalition even before the war many yemenis couldn't afford cancer treatments but now it's become nearly impossible. according to the world health organization only twenty percent of yemen's hospitals can treat diseases like cancer diabetes and hypertension. it says chronic conditions accounted for nearly forty percent of the reported deaths last year. the hospitals that do exist face long spells of power outages and severe shortage of medicines and stuff and that might get worse if the u.n. fails to negotiate
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a deal between warring factions that will allow it to take control of what at a port a vital lifeline for imports of food and medicine meanwhile these patients can only hope that a solution comes soon enough priyanka gupta is here greenland's ice sheet is melting at its fastest rate in four hundred years causing global concern about rising sea levels but for the local community there are short term benefits as the ice turns to water terracing more of the region's spectacular marine life may clock reports now from a new sat on how the melting ice is changing life in the town deep inside the arctic circle the town of ilulissat is a big tourist draw the ice field is a unesco world heritage site and it never fails to amaze they travel here from all over the world you can look from afar or get down to water level and you never know what you might come across a loser that was once
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a center for the whaling industry now the numerous species of whales that visit the area to the icy spectacle all around these waters brim full of biodiversity and the tourists pay good dollar to see it. lou said actually means i spoke to greenland the greenlandic and that is the main thing you seeing out here as well so we have the icebergs that are the draw and no where in greenland can you see if you are like this with these massive massive icebergs but there is a flip side this year there's a lot more ice in the fuel the normal that spells danger if a cruise ships which have had to anchor thirteen kilometers outside the harbor the ice is car from the next good you like last year at a rate of twenty tons a day and growing it is an amazing sight isn't it but it tells a disturbing story to it's known that the arctic is warming up twice as fast as the rest of the world and recent studies show that the greenland ice sheet is melting
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at its fastest rate in the last four hundred years and it's speeding up nearly double what it was in the nineteenth century. and it's not just the west coast these speeded up images of from the hell heim classier in southeastern greenland that cliff of collapsing ice is seven kilometers long and one kilometer thick it was filmed by a team camp nearby studying how carving classes will impact sea level change in the future. it was an amazing event i'm sure i'll never see anything like that again i was just speechless at the absolute power of nature the amount of course and the scale of the of the of the event the main implication is that a rise in global sea level greenland well make some contribution over this coming century to global sea level and more importantly understanding what's going on in greenland house understand what's going on down south in antarctica where the stakes and the scales are much much much larger much larger possible contributions
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there is no question that the forces of nature at work here in ilulissat helping drive a profitable local economy and ice conditions do go back and forth one year to the next but if predictions are right greenland melting glass is a part of a polar trend that will have implications not just here but for the billions of people who live along our coastlines around the world nick luck al-jazeera ilulissat greenland. a quick look at headlines now a tightly contested general election in pakistan has been overshadowed by another attack at least thirty one people were killed in a suicide bombing outside a polling station in the city of quieter millions of aging for the lower house of parliament and for provincial assemblies solid range of ages in lahore. a little
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roadside bombs used to go by both parties seem to think that they're running. partial or limited results have started to trickle in from across pockets of very good solve the body of a cricketer turned politician imran khan seems to be leaving in the constituency very little both of them over but it is still very early days voting is still underway. and our other top stories pro-government media in syria are reporting that at least one hundred forty seven people have died in islip tax in the south the area is government held but i still controls a pocket of territory to the north syrian state t.v. says this is the aftermath of an attack in the government a government held town of a psuedo. the number of people who have died in greece following wildfires offense has risen to eighty off to the death of a survivor in hospital rescuers and relatives of missing family members a carrying out house to house searches with many people still unaccounted for.
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rescue teams are heading into a remote part of laos to help more than three thousand people have been left stranded after a dam collapsed at least nineteen people were killed when the hydro power dam failed in the southern province of on monday sending a deluge of water rushing downstream at least eighty people have been killed in japan's a record breaking heat wave with thousands being sent to hospital the temperature has reached forty degrees celsius in many cities and authorities are warning that the hot weather will continue until the beginning of august. and a team of italian scientists say they've discovered a huge underground lake on mas a twenty kilometer wide lake of liquid water lies beneath the southern ice cap of the red planet it's the first time a large stable body of liquid water has been discovered on laws we're going to bring you more on that story and everything else in the news outlets coming up in twenty five minutes time do join me then coming up next our daily look behind the
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headlines an inside story. german or turkish footballer mesut ozil his resignation from the german national team has triggered the debates on racism and integration so how will germany's and europe's multicultural society deal with the issue this is inside story.
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hello and welcome to the program i'm peter racism and disrespect those were the reasons mesut ozil gave for quitting the german national team after being blamed for germany's shock defeat in the first round of this year's world cup he created a media storm after having his picture taken with the turkish president wretch up to one and made critics began to question his loyalty and they accused him of loving turkey more than germany was born in germany to attack his family the german football association has rejected a claim of racism they did however concede they could have done more to protect him but we're discussing those issues with our panel in a moment but first dominic cain sets up today's discussion from berlin. his international career is over now club duties with arsenal have taken mesut ozil to the far east but in his absence the fallout from his retirement is reverberating around germany the newspapers have seized on his statement in which he pointed the
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finger at the german football association specifically and its president hein heart because linda accusing him of having a racially discriminative background earth still has been in the spotlight for his off the field actions since this moment posing with the turkish president both alone and with other german players who have turkish roots red chip type area one is a divisive figure in germany as are the policies of his government but in the turkish community in berlin even among those who oppose aerotow on many support earth will . begin fighting racism begins with showing people where the limits are we've had enough someone needs to say that to the german football federation that all players with nine german backgrounds are welcome and we will make sure that you feel well in germany if you have a second or third home that's ok but you're here and you're a part of our society some in the football world here remember what happened after
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france won the world cup in one thousand nine hundred eight how that multicultural team acted as a catalyst for the then german hierarchy to change its thinking first of all the tried more integration they've tried to build of more schools and as you see it worked and whether you were twenty one in four thousand and nine and whether with the team in two thousand and fourteen in brazil. you know that if there are success nobody discusses where they come from. and yet after this summer's french victory in russia some did highlight the racial background of that team with one comedian describing the victory as africa winning the world cup something french officials angrily dismissed saying there is no hyphen in people's nationality they are french and only french. here in berlin mesut does have one very powerful ally angle americal says she values him as a great footballer who did
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a lot for the national team and in his career he wore the national jersey ninety two times scoring twenty three goals and helping his team to win the world cup but now he says the levels of racism and disrespect he's received mean he will never wear this again dominic kane al-jazeera berlin. ok let's bring in our guest joining us today here on inside story from ankara yousif cannily a turkish journalist and formerly the editor of the how to get daily news out of berlin we'll be talking to football commentator and radio host and in brussels julian to us french sports journalist and writer welcome to you all gentleman use of candy and korea first is he german or is he turkish of course he's a turkish gentleman like me i'm a turkish cypriot no one can deny my cypriot north of my turkishness and miss it is ill is german all turkish origin and is proud of being turk and being
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a gentleman and this is what he has been saying all along and have therefore thinking that his idea or ignoring his turkish big grant or deny his german identity would of course be a racist up roasted issue and that's why he was really furious with the treatment he received the very he will start since truly was a gentleman then he was a fool he was a turk the so-called unacceptable eric glasser in berlin can he really be both. well officially the german citizen years played for the german national team and the. huge twenty one national team and his roots of course his parents and all his ancestors they are turkish and for sure he was raised in girls and kiran where many people from turkey are staying and living and i guess
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there when he was a young guy he was talking more turkish than a german language julian doing in brussels clear of the year five times how do you go from being so incredibly naturally successful on the pitch to saying i've had enough i can't do this well in the end i think the political side of this affair has made in say he he can't do it anymore because you know a footballer is also a human being and is it as ill as a man of two cultures. can't understand why he's been such criticized by reprinting his roots and india and he counts like jew is job anymore in proper conditions you served in ankara what does this say about football in germany or perhaps about people who would describe themselves as being football fans in
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germany. course the kirksville problem seeing ozil in the german national league edition of team or his sack says his reports that arsenal are would hire him a ivan has made big news in turkey now it is as though this force is force and soccer is very important in turkey as well as it is in any other part of the cut the world. you know it is home power. still it was named after him and now they are changing the photograph. previously it was still in the. german national team suited now the one that is shaking hands with. it's of course important is a public figure. but if you love me i've been there and footballer posing with a political figure might not be the best thing to do but the criticizing him for
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debt or accusing of him being more to our core war whatever i can understand. discriminating because of that is equally but eric last a football is posed with politicians all the time we saw the french president emmanuel macro wrapping himself up in the flag when he's his team did very very very well at the world cup this comes down to at some level surely the nature of mr de one because that's why the racist comments were made because it was a reaction to mr tough guy image. i mean everybody knew when and who is ill took this picture together that a couple weeks after that in turkey they had elections everyone knew it and i'm quite sure that ms would still new that also i'd will not blame him for that because his roots are turkish no doubt about it but i will blame his advisors they
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took advantage of him for many years now they achieved his bank account and their own of course but there's advise they gave him to pose with other gun for this big was wrong. in brussels are they a bigger social issues in play here dominic kane are berlin correspondent there was talking about. the argument that the reason between france and a cable news network anchor who was talking about the world cup having been won by quotes africa and then you get into that whole territory of ownership who owns it where do people come from etc and then that plays into the multicultural debate well the situation is kind of complicated in france because issue take the victory at the walk of twenty years ago the players where. taken as examples of
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multi-cultural easy and they were given a role that isn't their role their role is actually to play football on the pitch and twenty years later the players just wanted to represent france they all so then says french players for example if you take the defender belgium and the he answer to a tweet who. try to show all the origins of the french players by responding with twenty three french flags showing that all the players see themselves as french and they and so it's not really understandable in france that a brode some people no matter there are people from the streets of anchormen talk about the the victory of the african scene also because in france this debate is history clee. extreme right wing debates when you speak about the african regions
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of some players. you enter the extreme right wing game and that's this is something we don't want we don't want to do anymore because it would actually just ruin the joy of winning the war cap. what's your reading of the german if a the dia be handled this because they at one point said we need an explanation they already had an explanation but it didn't seem to get any traction with the. well the dia of beers made the mistake just before the world cup did start. after the pictures were published with the other one. do not forget the other guy. there was a press meeting in preparation of the world cup and they asked the man to talk to the press people of germany and he did it and never the less than that in the first match after that the people in the stadium there were shouting on going no on and there there didn't like his appearance now for germany who is ill didn't
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talk to the press he didn't talk at all until last sunday and that was a big mistake the be should have forced him to give at least there's a small statement why he has done this picture at this point of the year was missed they are the ground so they missed it and now they belong to the group of the losers ok let's pause for a second and take a closer look at how prevalent racism is in football in june after sweden's defeat at the world cup swedish player jimmy dumas was criticized for his performance and racially abused on social media earlier this year belgian me she but she we who was playing for the german club or us your daughter on during a europa league game and italy was subjected to racist monkey chants from atalanta fans in january jefferson of the colombian central midfielder who plays for spain's levante says he was abused on the pitch by
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a cell topeka striker and leon balogun and both players for local german teams said they were abused by some fans during the warm up before a domestic game uses cannily in ankara how is this being not reported in turkey how how is this being perceived in turkey is there any question in turkey that this is racism. yes and by and large there is a over as an acronym and. in all i'm to m. pro-government circles it media which is the government is getting this and this idea. that this is the races move. acted in a manner defending it's not his national honor this is the general perception. as i said it his own power to place the photograph of it the street a day after him removed the. photograph it from the colors and
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instead put of what put down shaking hands. this has become a national sentiment but don't forget this decision or this move came immediately after the enter supriyo they are germany is it i mean even the chancellor merkel said they are committed that there was a problem in germany regarding treatment of my duties ordered for eight years eric last if we just broaden this out for a second we live in a time particularly in the context of europe of identity politics do we now have to face up to reality we live in a time as well of identity sports where people want to mislabel or relabel individual players and then say the worst things ever that you can say about somebody. well i think we have the same opinion about upcoming
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racism and the strong right wings in every almost every country in europe and that germany has the same problem ten years ago when there were guys like kid you are originally from to nisha who is ill from turkey or board whose father is from ghana that was not a problem you have idiots in the stadium everywhere when they see dark guys and they do not belong to their own team they shout on them and they do this monkey sound and something like that but is getting stronger now as in general in the society racism and the red wing are getting stronger everywhere in india is in brussels why is football getting more and more therefore politicized is it just that it's so incredibly popular and you've got that blend of lots of money and lots of good players you know finding their way around the world because they say come
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to europe on a good deal they get the passports but they don't deserve what this individual was on the receiving end of. that's actually a good question because it's quite paradoxal if you take the ultras in the stance they claim for non political football and as the clubs has become multinational companies they also don't want football to be involved with politics i though is like any of us are values like fighting homophobia i have fighting racism fighting and system it isn't but the thing is. the players have become. products and they tend to to be to become more and more neutral and the fact that some political incidents occur at that time might reassure us that they are still humans and that football is still a human game and know no matter home home much money is involved you cannot
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take the feelings out of a human being and you cannot. yet also take a take of the the fights he he he he wants to make in order to to represent his roots or to represent his personality and that's the same for everyone which is in involved in football every class of it has been a long a long ongoing campaign get wrist kick racism out of football that's been the what ten fifteen years now if you're right and there's more racism in the game do we need to go back to basics on this because clearly to get racism out of the game campaign it's not working. well if you think of the world cup in russia many people before the world cup they said oh russia they have problems with home or for b. and something like that they don't like black people we didn't see that you're in
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the world cup so you can't say it was not successful but in many cities where you have social problems i mean paris is a good example berlin is another example. in many cities like that the people go to the stadium and they want to live out their emotions and if they read every day in the newspapers or watch television and they get anxious about the foreign people there they will let their emotions out then and the stadium and that's how racism works in the brains of the people you see in ankara is that how politics works in the brains of the people to pick up that phrase there from eric who you are because if one has engaged at all when. playing. that's not football ok there's a game going on on the pitch but it's also tribalism it's about loyalty it's about politics and it's it's always
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a dog whistle match. our fortune of this reality will live in their belonging or the identity of the people i mean how can you deny eight. how good how can he did night if a prisoner in our country in white suv or a cup of tea. in london. how can you say no if you are offered a photo portal to meet the president how can you say no will you like it or not it's difficult to say no particularly for our poll and our political soccer player how could he say no or if his program a. person of good is a dog because politics and the sports as you rightly said out in terror related to admit politicians are very much aware of the importance. of football in everyday life and they exploited to the maximum to get votes and they
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are indeed the whole affair around is ill is a. poor fish for some a more populous city to get over even the embargoes. imposed on him in the european. dinners during the campaign. he tried to read as much people as possible to start to put a glove then so i still i may dislike it yes but the further they have on practical politics the exploit everything possible or to yours or to vote. the platform of you have to pass on the message erick we should perhaps just the sake of clarity restate what he said when this whole controversy blew up and he was on the receiving end of this racist abuse on various social media platforms he said look i went along out of respect for the office of the presidency not necessarily for the
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president himself he didn't go there out of respect or political support for the one his line is it was it was for the seal of the office eric if the german f.a. is to do something more to get round this issue or to destroy this issue because there is clearly question there are clearly questions to be asked here what can it do and would the german f.a. take him back. i know for sure not and i don't agree with the official opinion of me is that i mean he knew that he knew about the elections coming up in turkey and he knew of course that this picture would be public relations for ms they had a grand so never talk about just about the president we are talking about the president and ozil knew also that in germany many people don't like ms they are the graham and his politics he was talking about the bring in turkey closer to europe
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in fact he did just the opposite thing so to the cows ursule i think he's gone he's gone for germany now he's gone for the national team and there will no comeback ever be june do as. he'll never make a comeback will world football come back from this is world football heading into a dark time when it comes to those those relationships between individual players the relationships between individual countries but i think it's just the beginning of a long story which never going to end actually it's not the first case won't be the last one. and you have to make a difference between club football and nation of the team football which are two very different things i mean in the first case no matter where you come from no matter what you represent as long as you play correctly on the pitch for for the
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for the club when when it comes to the nation or team. we're some players will always have a double identity and it all always depends of the people who they represent i mean here in western europe the fans are very attached to the to the shirt to to the crest and they're very keen on. when they're really present tense to play for their country the country of the fans who cheer for them and in in that in that case. measure to zele and many other players all over the world we always have the rights to have two identities but they also have to understand then the fans don't understand when they give their hearts like messages in said to two countries because for them there is only one team one shot one nation ok we
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close to call. i still says it carried out a wave of attacks which of killed more than one hundred forty people in syria's southern so wait a province. rescue homes and cars in greece looking for a dozen still missing as the death toll from the devastating wildfires reaches eighty. and scientists detect a massive lake on the ice on mas raising the possibility of life on the red planet . with your day schools use including discrimination on not serena williams hits out at the frequency of anti doping tests that's coming up later this news hour. well we begin in pakistan where votes are being counted in a tightly contested general election which was overshadowed by another shocking
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attack at least thirty one people were killed in a suicide bombing outside a polling station in the city of quite a policeman and children among the dead a record number of security forces were deployed as millions voted for the lower house of parliament and for prevention assemblies these are the front runners in the election the former cricketer imran khan needs the center right pakistan to wreak and soft party he is up against shahbaz sharif brother of jailed former prime minister nawaz who rules the pm and party and there's also the pakistan people's party led by bilawal bhutto zardari the twenty nine year old son of assassinated former prime minister benazir and sasha going to name as mall. eisel claimed responsibility for this suicide bomb attack outside a polling station in quite a dozens were killed another suicide bombing in the same province earlier this month at a campaign event killed one hundred forty nine people including
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a candidate pakistan has deployed eight hundred thousand security personnel across the country below while bhutto's adare one of three main candidates for prime minister said voters would not be deterred by the diaries mother former prime minister benazir bhutto was assassinated in two thousand and seven. the attack in baluchistan is an attempt to disrupt the political process the people will not be affected by this they will come out and vote in full force. the story could help form a coalition government if no party wins a decisive victory opposition leader imraan khan has campaigned on an anti-corruption platform and is popular with young voters. this is the first time we've had the chance to defeat the two parties who have been in control here and those who have been taking turns at power in this country for the past
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thirty years. the other main candidate is shahbaz sharif the brother of former prime minister no wash who is in jail charged with corruption. and i appealed to the nation to come out to polling stations cost the votes and change the destiny of pakistan and make a great prosperous and progressive country make it great in its real meaning. election observers from the european union are monitoring polling stations there have been widespread allegations of rigging and concerns that the military is engineering the outcome analysts say no matter who becomes the next prime minister they can't remain in office without the military backing natasha to name the dizzier. welcome on hi to sent us this update from the capital islamabad. for ling has closed across pakistan the deadline was thirteen g.m.t.
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which is six pm local time for some of the political requests paid in view of the fact that there was this law. inside the polling booths that people should be given more time however the election commission saying that that was not going to happen this has indeed been. a number of people lost many malls there have been still slogans between the political parties but one thing that has come out of days and despite the criticism of the military forces trying to micromanage things i have also been able to go board and see election. day dad died with from the military didn't even out they. were running high going to have political parties with the next guy all words we would start acting preliminary reader does. this election is going we'll have
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a clearer idea there mornings are in fact this are already election commission is going to make up for this all my life and now it's main. on friday the twenty seventh of july. well let's go to the city of lahore now where it joins us live so how close a race is it expected to be between enron khan and the sheriff's. department but according to local media they have started calling it sort of brought on but you have to make sure that the results are going to be before we can go towards those insinuations those predicted by the look of the which put him. in the lead but it is worth noting that according to the election commission the farthest on only about thirty percent of the results from the national assembly has come out but because there has been so much at the separation of enron funds if you let me
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move out of the shot just to show you that this is a busy market street a block by foot in the park or something in there about to pull a liberating a. cruel thing. to speak but this has been the case in the war ever since polls close people have been coming out celebrating from both sides but since the television local t.v. station started project involves favoring. but it's not very it's there's been crowds off the box they can solve have been coming up and they've been coming out in their numbers celebrating what they see as a clear victory so when are we likely to get a confirmed result. but it is going to take some time because we just heard from of these three opposition parties that the essential phones that are due to be handed over to the returning offices people who are representatives of the political parties at polling stations that have not
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been provided they have some allegations of rigging the box on muslim league that was about the being led by shabab she was the brother of the washington the former prime minister who is saying that they did the book the results are being. deliberate and that deserves are being made so to speak that we manufacture this ng and that alleging that the election commission official but not allowing that polling agency inside they don't know what is happening and what they're seeing on t.v. screens in pakistan there seems to be a bit of panic amongst the parties who see this as a bunch sided fight now and they're coming out and saying that this is this is rigging the election commission the facts on the stick no it is the government must take notice and make sure that free fair and impartial elections are held so far in the d.b. saw that this was a very professionally held the election according to many on this we spoke to these said that this is the first time they've seen that results that the the actual
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putting process although it's been slow but has been going on smooth you throughout the day but having. the efficient results have been delayed there were reports of somebody in the technological system that the election commission was moving event and then on top of that because of the media hype that is. a position. that this is not a fair fight and there may. be a sign though we have seen the run up to this election mon by violence targeting civilians votes has and politicians as well is the security situation likely to deteriorate in the often moffitt of the election one of the expectations . of the expectation is that the security situation the overall security situation. has improved across the country yes that have been
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incidents of violence but if you compare it to the elections previously held they were all suicide bombings that were happening on a very key basis almost in the number of civilians who were dying every day but now that situation. it has improved there was this attack in part of the team means that he lives but in the largest cities and in a metropolitan area it's elections were held peacefully now if the elections do not go to words what is the expectations of various political parties in all four major provinces that is a question that many people are asking what we have and then we've seen veiled threats being put forward by the with the party that and that's the government the caretaker government that is take action that's the election commission makes it clear that what is the process and their representatives that are allowed access then this people might take matters into their own hands and that is where the statistics is that you're at the situation could deteriorate but so far that group
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poll of remains a lot of threats and a better good rhetoric that you see for bodies who've not done as well as the discipline all right thank you very much from the city of law for a solid engine they telling me now from islamabad. pakistan analyst and director of the school of politics and international relations at the university thank you very much for speaking to us and they've already been allegations all of manipulation and interference in this election might it prevent a peaceful transfer of power. no i do not argue with this because if we see that beautiful class rock bar is very much on the board because if you see that during the election and especially of the pulling teeth which we have seen that he was already providing the security and i do see him die we are approx muslim league led by the awash use rather than the white race but that they
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are having equal number of the thieves from there you can see all trolls and just disappear they have like central punjab they were put in the heart another thing so and second if you have to not hold a buck start a muslim he has lacked this capacity for demonstration which we have seen in the last five years continuously box that he can soften that by engraft khan was been painted so we have to we did much here for whites see a day where there would be a class but there are no doubt gentlemen consigns i understand that there are genuine concerns are there not about the role of the military in this election allegations are there and of course we have seen the military play a role for many years now but there are concerns that the party of no washrooms the panel and has been targeted politically and deliberately seen through the judiciary through an unlevel playing field in terms of the media and also in terms of the pressure brought upon its politicians in some places. i couldn't call you at this
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point of view because if you see that part thought it was really no was.


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