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a >> this is al jazeera. >> hello i'm barbara serra. this is the newshour live from london. thank you for joining us. coming imi up in the next 60 minutes. demanding a fairer formula for coaching with the crisis in syria. al jazeera speaks to the new u.n. refugee chief. >> there has to be a greater notion of burden-sharing of responsibility-sharing. >> i.s.i.l. is accused of firing a rocket from syria which hit a turkish school killing one
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person. warns that el 19 yoa weather system could leave 14 million starving in africa. argentina claiming employees don't do any work. >> i'm rahul pathak in doha. novak djokovic admits he was once offered a bribe to fix a game, officials are ignoring the issue. >> the new head of the u.n. refugee agency says the world should find a fairer formula for sharing the burden of the crisis the syria. felipe, total jordan hosts around 630,000 of which with a 5th reside in camps there.
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mr. grande says there is formulas needed. al jazeera's janal jazeera's jah mr. grande. >> as the fighting intensifies in syria there are more trying to get in. at least 17,000 now are massed at the border, many of them hungry and cold according to aid agencies. the new unhcr commissioner says more of those people can be allowed inside. these started off as tents, now pretty much everyone lives in a trailer. hot in the summer, cold in the winter, not always electricity, but more than that people don't want to live in camps.
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so more than half a million refugees, syrian refugees in jordan are trying the live on the outskirts of the cities. living in unheated apartments, crammed into houses, the same situation jordannians are in as well, creating a lot of resentment. the commissioner says he would like to see european countries changing their regulations to legally allow in some of these asylum-seekers, whether it's to reunify families, there are legal means for which these people now risking their lives can actually get to europe without danger. that would be thousands of people he says. still a drop in the bucket. the main message is really, after five years, refugees are increasingly vulnerable and the countries hosting them are increasingly trouble as well. jane arraf, al jazeera, zatarie
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camp jordan. >> talking to felipe grande he told me a political solution must be found in order stop the crisis. >> probably the greatest necessity so to reaffirm for the international community this this is the largest crisis of forced displacement in the world. and that solutions for had crisis are needed urgently. refugees need protection. displaced people need protection wherever they flee. and that communities and nations hosting them also need support. there has to be a greater notion of burden-sharing, of responsibility-sharing, in the international community, so that the countries that are bearing the greatest burden, jordan is one of them, turkey, lebanon, iraq, egypt are the others, so these countries, the burden on these countries can be relieved and it can be shared more widely
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among the nation of the world. >> you mention the sharing of responsibility, better sharing of responsibility, shared globally and in an orderly way, that's what you have suggested. how do you turn that from an ambition to a reality? because of course we've all been saying that for years and there's a lot of countries that just aren't stepping up to the plate. >> i think that what has changed the situation the game-changer if you wish, has been the arrival of people in europe, especially syrian refugees among others. this has opened the eyes of the world whether we like it or not to the plight of millions. it has indeed been going on for years. but perhaps was not immediately obvious to the great public in europe, in other parts of the globe. so i hope that this tragedy, in fact, is also an opportunity to pursue solution.
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one must be that of sharing the burden further. we are proposing, for example, among other measures, a gray ter number of people to be resettled through legal and orderly means from the countries bordering syria to countries willing to accept them, to admit them. and that this has the added advantage, and very important advantage, that in doing so, they would bypass the criminal networks that at the moment are taking advantage of the suffering. and making them pay a very high price in order to organize their movement towards this country. >> in a news conference a few days ago you said, the world is looking forwards europe in terms of asylum. if europe starts producing limits, pushing back, being hostile, the rest of the world will follow. you would know, you are european
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yourself, after the cologne situation is being externalized and internalized. the growing hostility towards refugees we are seeing in europe. >> it is very unfortunate that refugee flows have been politicized so irresponsibly i would say by some politicians. this is extremely serious and grave. and has to be reversed. i think that first of all, finding solutions to the flow of refugees would be the best antidote to this situation. but even pending that which we know is complex and requires complex political effort, i think trying to organize better the flow of people would send a message that disorder is over, and that this flow can be
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managed in a manner that does justice to the people themselves, avoiding a lot of suffering, along the way, but also, reassures the hosting countries that the flow can be to a certain extent managed in a way that is less threatening to the citizens of that country. but this is only one of the way that the situation has to be addressed. inevitably resettlement movements, resettlement programs will be fairly limited. we would be lucky i think if we were able to resettle, say, 10% of the refugee population, the syrian refugee popping, this is about 450,000 people. it's a lot of people but we should not forget that the host countries are hosting 4.5 million. this is almost five times the number of people that have arrived in europe this year. that's why i think it's
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extremely important not to forget their plight. >> of course their plight is huge and your challenges are huge and yet, one of the challenges you are facing is when you need money the most, we're actually seeing a critical shortfall in humanitarian funding, so-called humanitarian fatigue. what can you do to try to improve that or address that? >> again i think the crisis in europe has opened a window of opportunity that we must seize, in the last few months of 2015, we have seen more resources being invested in the host countries in particular. through unhcr and our partners. >> felipe grandi, speaking to me a few minutes ago. turkish government is blaming the islamic state of
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iraq and the levant, three rockets hit the count of killis from which andrew simmons reports. >> reporter: only a few hours into a school day and then this. three explosions then a blast in the middle of a primary school's playground poop cleaner was caught in the slap then. shshrapnel. she died. a girl in her teens was seriously injured. the provincial government says three rockets have been fired from within syria. the first two landing in empty fields, the last one deadly. this was the site of the fatal blast. shrapnel spread all around right in the center of the schoolyard. every window in the school building that the erd. militarshattered. turkish artillery units on the border with syria were ordered to retaliate soon afterwards bombarding i.s.i.l. outposts for
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several hours. >> translator: i am not in opposition to give information at the moment. >> reporter: the governor, who didn't want to make any comment at the scene, ordered other schools to be evacuated and issued a statement calling for people in the area to be calm. but many staff at the school feel angry or afraid. >> translator: if it was break time, it would have been so much worse. because the children were inside the building they were safe. >> reporter: with syria and its war only a short distance from the border, the people here have every reason to feel insecure. andrew simmons, al jazeera, killes in turkey. therturkey. >> the syrian association of human rights say, dars deir ez r
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sick thinening mack akerr taking place. joining us live from our u.n. headquarters in new york, diplomatic editor james bays, do we are even have an idea now whether they will or won't go ahead? >> staffan de mistura, the u.n. envoy has been briefing the u.n. security council, he revealed he has not sent out invitations yet. it looks touch and go whether this is going to happen on time. having said that, both the u.s. and russia say that it should happen on the 25th of january one week from now. and if you've got those two countries pushing it you certainly can't rule it out. i think the problems are these: there's disagreement on who should be in the opposition delegation. it was up to saudi arabia to
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come up with a list but moscow doesn't like that list, says threr nothere are not enough ser representatives and not enough represents from the kurds. the delegation said should we go to geneva or not? they were unhappy with the results of the talks two years ago, the syrian government didn't properly engage and ended up destroying the talks and there were years in between where thousands of people have died. the opposition delegation would like a plan b from the u.s. and its allies if that happens again. >> so does u.s. or the u.n. have a kind of plan b, do they have a guarantee they could give to avoid the talks breaking down two years ago, assuming of course they start in the first place? >> well, of course. well staffan de mistura told the security council that he didn't
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want it to be like two years ago. what he's saying is they will take some time if they do finally meet in a week's time in so-called proximity talks. there is a suggestion that perhaps two years ago the two sides came into the same room too early-on. to begin with i think you'll see days of mr. de mistura shuffling between two rooms in geneva. he'll have 11 members of the government and 11 members of the opposition in these groups. he's told anyone who's on that negotiating team and that team of either side of 11 will not be allowed to take part in a transitional government which is what they're trying to agree. so there are rules already in place for negotiations. but the negotiations for now seem to be in some doubt. i think key date to look for is wednesday. that's when secretary of state john kerry meets sergey lavrov, the russian prime minister.
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i think that's when they'll have to come up with a decision as to whether to go ahead ordinary not. >> james bays, thank you. still more to come on the al jazeera newshour including, fears that rebels have infiltrated yemen's security services after a series of attacks targeting progovernment officials. u.k. parliament debates whether to ban donald trump from the country. nba boston celtics and dallas, and a repeat of last season's championship games. games. the u.n.'s world food program has warned that 14 million people are facing hunger in southern africa because of drought made worse because of an el nino weather pattern. 2015 was also south africa's dryest year since records began,
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the worst affected country is malawi, 2.8 million are expected to go hungry. madagascar, 1.5 million, while in malawi 1.9 million are said to be going hungry. >> the situation we've got in the region as a whole, as i said, mainly as a result of the drought affecting last year's april harvest, on the back of that we now have continued drought produced 50 el nino weather phenomenon which -- produced by the el nino weather phenomenon. that unfortunately coincides exactly with the planting season in this region. so we expect that the numbers coulcould increase substantially later this year and indeed into next year.
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>> a palestinian teenage are has been shot by israeli forces after allegedly stack a pregnant israeli woman. police say the man entered the tacoa settlement in the occupied west bank south of jerusalem and stabbed a pregnant woman, she wasn't seriously hurt and her unborn beap baby wa baby was un. coalition has been carrying out almost daily strikes since march against iran-backed houthi rebels who have seized control of large parts of yemen. meanwhile attacks by the rebels in yemen are beginning to look like a systematic campaign targeting the pro-government security services. in the province on sunday an official loyal to abd rabbu mansour hadi, was killed.
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in a separate incident a judge was shot dead. al jazeera's imran khan reports. >> aden is the seat of yemen's internationally recognized government. but this hasn't brought security. a suicide bomber exploded his car outside the home of the regional security chief, in the city's jabal el hail neighborhood. ing curfew has been extended for another month . meanwhile, saudi led air strikes continue to pound houthi rebel position he, leading to a dire situation in the city's infrastructure. >> translator: they start by targeting security institutions will undermine security will cause instability will shake the domestic front. the more violence the killings get the tighter the domestic front will be.
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>> according to the united nations, the fighting on the ground in yemen along with the air strikes have killed at least 6,000 people since july. around half of those are said to be civilians. a prominent local journalist was also killed in a saudi-led aish strikairstrike on sung. died while on assignment near sanaa. imran khan, al jazeera. >> british members of parliament have debated whether republican presidential hopeful donald trump should be banned from u.k. must go before parliament even though home secretary can actually ban an individual from entering the country. it was trump's call to ban muslims from the u.s. that prompted the petition. nadim baba reports. >> reporter: love him or loath him. donald trump can't stay out of the headlines but some people in britain are now saying he should stay out of their country
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because of comments like this. >> donald j. trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states, until our country's representatives can figure out: what the hell is going on? >> ist a bit of an occasion. >> now politicians have debated whether trump should be bard from the u.k. after a petition urging the government to do so got more than half omillion signatures. many speakers took the view that donald trump was a buffoon but not a threat to the republic. >> if we started to ban people because they said things people didn't like, i wonder how long the list would be. we would have to ban the current leader of hungary, he has said things equally as offensive to muslims. >> u.k. for anyone who wouldn't be aware has banned 80 odd
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people for hate speech in the past. in trump's case they really should do it. there have been cases in the united states where his hate speech has led to actual violence. >> suzanne kelly's long campaign against trump's attempt to develop luxury golf courses in scotland. his recent comments on a u.s. show raised eyebrows here in the capital which prides itself by its diversity. >> we have places in london and other places that are so radicalized that the police are afraid for their own lives. we have to be very smart and very vigilant. >> well that bold statement was swiftly dismissed by london's mayor boris johnson who argued far from being banned, donald trump should be invited to see for himself and that idea was taken up by politicians from across britain on monday. there i as a member of parliament, would give an open
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invitation to donald trump ovisit my constituency. i've taken to the synagogue, i've taken to the plosk. we armosque. we are curry capital of britain. >> also not enough to declare him per sona nongrata. , nadim baba, al jazeera, london. >> turning to the studios is charlie wolf, an analyst living in london and has defended donald trump for the comments he made. thank you so much for joining us on al jazeera. you are a republican voter, you support these comments. what have you made of the fewer or ifurror inlairmt? >> could it be offense itch to people who are muslim?
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yes. is it incitement, i don't think so. do it deserve this amount of attention? i don't think so. >> it does perhaps slow how controversial drumpled as president odonald trump aspresi. >> we've had controversial presidents before. obviously i'm a person who believes in democracy, you want to petition to have a new park or slower speed zone outside your school you gather local signatures and what have you. that's great. but this almost reminds me of a reactionary thing on the web, i'm sure al jazeera like other tv stations have had events where someone has said something, it's reported in daily mail the next day,
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thousands of letters come in, in green ink and 900 haven't even seen the actual broadcast. so i worry about parliament having to jump in this sort of a fashion over anything and everything. >> but it isn't everything and anything because really these comments have proven controversial around the world. not every parliament has debated them but they still were controversial. >> sorry, starting there was a possession just under that to ban everybody from this country and there was another petition on that petitioned to bring jeremy taxman back on displashes. >> i'm sure there would be. do you think donald trump is playing to the colts? he has to appeal to the republican base? do you think for example if he got republican nomination, the democrats would be undecided that these kinds of comments would be toned down. as you said he may think of it but the inelegant way i'm
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quoting you he said it would change. >> that would not be a first. mr. obama for instance played to the lard left, i grant it was under a different scheme, he played to the hard left in the primaries and shifted to the middle. >> a lot of republicans were outraged by that as well. >> that's true. and sometimes there's a bit of a confusion, i see hate mail, republicans hate poor people, muslims, but we have a very diverse field if you look at the republican party -- >> and donald trump is leading that field. >> this is the part i feel interesting. it isn't that he didn't say this stuff, people are examining why people are listening. the reason being i think in president obama right now we're not getting leadership so we've had the attack in san bernardino and two days after the president comes on and he's talking about islamophobia which i don't believe it is to the extent that people believe it to be and gun crime. we've said wait a minute, we
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just had a terrorist attack and you're not doing anything about it, and here comes donald trump and he sounds like he's in charge. the republicans, the democrats and republicans say how do we feel we're engaged in this? jeb bush is going to come on and say i think he's unhinged, that is a very good invective. >> would you no doubtedly vote republican, do you think donald trump is the best chance to beat hillary clinton, would you vote for him? >> i don't think that he's the man to be presidential to win but i would love to see a debate between him and hilary, that would be exciting. >> charlie wolf, u.s. commentator and columnist, thank you. still to come, a show of regional solidarity in burkina faso, benin's president travels to the capital.
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>> welcome back. here is a reminder of the top stories on al jazeera. the u.n. high commissioner has urged sharing of the burden of the syrian refugee crisis. a missile from i.s.i.l. has struck a turkish school and killed a cleaner, injuring students. south africa's weather problem is worsened by el nino. benin's president has visited the burkina faso cafe
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where terrorists struck. the youngest victim was just nine years old. from ouagadougo, mohammad adow reports. >> reporter: the president from burkina faso seeing firsthand the damage done in the capital that killed at least 29 people most of them foreigners. accompanied by the president of benin who showed his solidarity. the leaders were shown the entrance to the hotel, the ruined cafe across the street, ruined cars and motorcycles in between. >> all that the terrorists want is to sow terror in people's hearts. they want to scare away those willing to invest in our country. our responsibility is to ensure people are safe and continue to have confidence in burkina faso. >> president boni is the second west african leader to visit,
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prime minister received his malian counterpart, their visit to ouagadougo, that webs west african countries need to work together to sustain the threats from armed groups. the country has gone through considerable political turmoil in the past two years including a coup and a public uprising. but what happened here is not something the country was prepared for. >> it is clear that none of us were expecting this thing of this magnitude to happen. the level of shock that is embedded, in the population to see that burkina faso is on the list of countries that are under attack by terrorist jihadists. >> forensic teams are helping in the investigation he.
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the local police say there were gaps in how the security forces responded during the attack. >> translator: we weren't totally prepared for this event. our forces aren't trained in combating terrorism and we also received information about the attack very late. under the circumstances, though, we tried our best. >> reporter: an al qaeda affiliate known as aqim or al qaeda in the islamic maghreb claimed responsibility for the attack. the authorities of the three gunmen, two malian gunmen, called a den for spies, mohammad adow, al jazeera, ouagadougo, burkina faso. argentina's president has promised that justice will be done this the case of the death of former state prosecutor alberto nisman.
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nisman was found dead in his apartment in buenos aires, hours before he was due to tell congress that former president cristina kirchner conspired to cover up iran's alleged involvement in the 1999 bombing of a jewish center. daniel schweimler is live, tell us what's going on. >> we're in a plaza in the center of buenos aires, people are writing candles out here to mark that one year since the body of alberto nisman was found in the apartment in buenos aires. people are asking for answers to the questions that were asked immediately after the body was found and throughout the past year. we still don't know how to
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official pronounce whether he committed suicide or was killed. that was part of the investigation that is still going on. if he was killed, then who killed him? there are many, many theories pointethe way the judiciary hasn working and the intelligence services in this country. many, many questions raised very few answer he and people here really to mark that one year are going to be asking those questions again hoping with the change of government that there will be a new emphasis, a new force behind some of those investigations to find out what really happened to alberto nisman on that day exactly a year ago. >> danny, you said some avenues haven't been investigated. do we have a clear idea what avenues will be investigated or looked at in light of that change in leadership in argentina?
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>> reporter: well, i think the frustration barbara was so complete, what the new government has done was promise to reform some of those institutions which many argentines feel have been failing. most evidently, the judiciary. mr. macri met mr. nisman's daughters, to give them confidence new imiz would be placeemphasis would beplaced on. until answers are founder to some of these questions, he was an important figure, he was investigating a major case that implicated the previous government. we mentioned the fact that allegations were made against iran's involvement in this, in the bombing in 1994. so many, many questions still waiting to be answered here.
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>> daniel schweimler, in buenos aires, thank you. new government ss many of them are supporters of former president cristina kirchner, teresa vo has the story. >> a protest by people who say they have lost their jobs. she says she as been working at the plata municipality for six years and now her contract has not been renew. >> translator: the government is playing off state employees and they are accusing us of being activists, of getting paid and not coming to work. i have three children to support and my contract has not been reviewed. >> reporter: mauricio macri came to power, announcing that former president cristina kirchner has left the country financially in the red. that's why authorities announced they will look into the status
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of public employees because it is feared they do not hold jobs at all but merely collect salaries. >> the chanting we want to work, over 5500 people are having their contracts reviewed, many have been fired, they will continue protesting until they get their jobs back. all around argentina there's thousands in a similar situation. at the nestor kirchner cultural center the contracts of 600 people have not been renewed. roberto works in stenography. >> we signed contract until december 2016. they are ignoring that contract and accuse us of not work. i work here for 12 hours every day. >> reporter: macri faces strong opposition from former
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president cristina kirchner. the government claims that for years, previous governments handed over political jobs in exchange of support, and handed out jobs in the way the private sector did not. >> translator: we are reviewing all contracts because we found several strange things. we found an increase of 50% of state employees. if anyone is being paid and not working it is disrespectful of the people, it is use of public money. >> as the new government tries to bring about the promised change that got mauricio macri elected, those that oppose him have vowed to fight back. teresa vo, al jazeera, buenos aires. for the first time the prodemocratic party will control the taiwan parliament but that could strain tietion wit ties w.
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florence looi reports . >> how that changes taiwan's relationship with china is far less predictable. the chinese government has sought to play down the election results. the spokesman for the chinese ministry of foreign affairs say, taiwan is chinese internal politics. taiwan slipped from china in 1949 after civil war on the mainland. the relationship can best be described as complicated. china views taiwan as a break away province to be taken back by force if necessary. taiwan on the other hand sees itself as separate. but doesn't want to rock the boat too much for economic reasons. china is the mainland's largest
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trading partner. china may choose to pursue deals with the transpacific partnership. while china is unlikely to respond with military might, it has economic weight. it could suspend talks on reducing trade barriers. for now though, whether china's reaction does beyond issuing strong statements will depend how independently taiwan asserts itself. >> as it tries get out of the middle income trap and doesn't see itself as having a luxury of brokering a lot of dissent, voiced from the outside which will be a direct attack on their ability to solve their conundrum right now. >> china is also mindful how it deals with taiwan will be watched closely by pro-democracy government in hong kong and
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other autonomous regions. both sides will continue to tread carefully. florence looi, al jazeera, beijing. >> still to come on al jazeera, dispute over nepal's constitution, is a way found to withstand months of unrest? school teachers in zambia encourage their students not ohave sex. and some of the biggest waves on the planet, in sports, coming up. ming up. the only way to get better is to challenge yourself, and that's what we're doing at xfinity.
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>> there's no sign in letup in the five months long protest that have gripped the nepal's southern region. the source of the unrest is the constitution which some argue isn't representative of the population. subina shrestha reports. >> people in the village in the nepal's southern plains are used to the sign of grief coming out of the house. in september her son was shot by security forces. locals here say the whole village has been grieving since. >> translator: it's unfortunate that we have to visit you during such a sad
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time. >> youth leader who's visiting families of those who died during recent protests. he said their death is a reminder of what's add stake. >> there are over a dozen people who have come to me and asked me to take this and that, but i tell them that i don't need anything. my son died a brutal death, i want his dream of equality realized. >> reporter: he and his friends were the first to cause a protest here back in july. across several districts bordering india, people from the southern plains have been demanding better representation under nepal's newest constitution. they say they have long been discriminated against by the nepali state. more than 50 people have died in the protest since august. most of them young men. youth here are acutely aware that they are paying the price of the past leaders of their own
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leadership. this time they want to hold them accountable. salud is a businessman in the town of janapor. the association he's associated with is a nonpartisan group that has its roots in community development. despite not trusting their political leaders they say they have to rely on them to negotiate. >> this is entirely a political issue, and that's why political parties have to negotiate with the government. that's why we have to help them. but we've been warning them to not lose track. the public sentiment is strong here and this time agreements won't be enough. we expect implementation. >> reporter: observers say it's the youth who are responsible for longevity of the movement. >> most old title politicians people lost trust in them. but you find these young boys and girls who can speak their language to them, but converse
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in nepali, or with english with international community. they also see that these people are sacrificing their carrier prospect so they have inspired that country, because of that participation is so broad based. >> reporter: talks are going on between groups and the government. the youth here hope there is a common understanding soon but they're also calling on their leaders to continue their fight. subina shrestha, al jazeera, southern nepal. >> all the sports now, here is rahul. >> barbara, thank you very much. it is time oname names. the names of world number 1 roger federer after it was alleged that tennis authorities suppressed evidence of match fixing. meanwhile, the world's number one novak djokovic admitted he was offered money to throw a match early in his career.
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elise holman reports. >> novak djokovic has won over $94 million in his career. but prior to winning his first grand slam, the serbian says he was offered $200,000 to fiex first rounfix afirst round matc. st. petersburg. >> i was approached by people on my team at the time, of course we threw it away right away. >> djokovic's comments, world's first tennis grand slam, the sports authorities have been forced to deny that they have ignoreddicignored indications ts have been accepting payments. >> the tennis authorities
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absolutely reject any suggestion that evidence of match-fixing has been suppressed for any reason, or isn't being thoroughly investigated. >> reporter: the tennis integrity unit was set up in 2008 to investigate corruption within the sport. >> i think it puts more pressure on them, that a story like this broke again. but i don't know how much new things there is out there. this is really important that all the governing bodies and all the people involved take it very seriously, more pressure on these people now maybe because of this story which is a good thing. >> it is alleged that over the past decade 16 top 50 players have been repeatedly flagged over suspicions they may have thrown matches. it's claimed betting syndicates in russia and italy made hundreds of thousands of dollars betting on the games in question, all the players, including grand slam winners, were loud to continue competing.
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>> in its investigation, the tennis integrity unit has to find evidence as opposed to information, suspicion or hearsay. this is the key here that it requires evidence. >> some may call it an opportunity. i call it a -- for me that's an act of unsportsmanship, a crime in sorts, honestly. >> the show goes on but it's the authorities, not just players, who find themselves under a tougher so the light. alise holman, a holman, al jaze. >> he says the ones at that time lower levels are the most open to corruption. >> tennis is the third most exposed and vulnerable after football soccer and cricket. it's so heavily gambled on
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throughout the world in terms of approaches and crumbs evere corruption and compromise come at the lower level of tennis. most of these players today who go up for these challenges end up, the good ones anyway of being in the top tour and they carry forward with the compromises, particularly if it's intimidation. we're not just talking here about money. we're talking about organized crimeth tim dating players in all sorts of sports including tennis. >> well on the day 2 of the australian open gets underway in the next few hours. venus williams, rafael nadal, beating hun chun of south korea. joined by the four time champion, roger federer, the four time champion played in his
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66th consecutive tournament. defending women's champion serena williams had little trouble, to the nba, are monday sees the final series, the cleveland cavaliers playing host to the golden state warriors. the boston celtics, 119-117 defense the washington wizards. dallas mavericks, game of one in ten. busy day, national holiday in the united states. custom wins already, wins for new york knicks. and returning to cleveland by
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golden state warriers since winning the title last season. denver broncos booked their spot in next week's afc championship game against new england patriots. peyton manning made his come back to the game, 23-16 over the pittsburgh steelers. manning will face tom brady and the new england patriots. earlier there month, an embarrassing response to a female journalist, continual to impress in the big abash league. dwiel whob playinguile, who is r the melbourne team, included four successive 6s.
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he's alongside india's uvrad singh in reaching the goal. but still lost to the strikers. just time to bring you amazing pictures from surfing's big wave world tour in mexico. incredible stuff. 24 competitors did their best to stayen the board, at the break called killers, happily it didn't live up to its name. josh kerr came away with victory on the fifth of seven events on this tour. that is all your sport for now. more later, back to you barbara. >> thank you rahul. boosted education campaigns are helping to decrease hiv infection rates in zambia. school teachers are encourage their pupils not to have sex
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about jamal el shael reports. >> these are the men and women who make up zambia's front line in the fight against hiv-aids. they volunteered on training with health professionals how to prevent it and help it from spreading. 35-year-old mosenge. >> my parents died of aids, earlier on when i was a child. after i completed my education, she got sick too and passed away. and during that same period i'd lost two brothers. >> from? >> from aids. >> as if that wasn't hard enough, a few years later, she had a baby girl, only for her to die two months later. >> i really wanted to know what was wrong with her, i was quite young, all these things happening to me, no family, to go for for any support, so i
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decided to test for hiv. >> the funding is helped by japanese aid agency, what is considered an epidemic in zambia last been greatly reduced. ten to 20% of the people here were found to be carrying the virus, now the number has been halved, but the threat of spreading hiv still carries difficulties. >> when children are on medication we can cannot direct talk to the children. we have to talk to them through people keepers, that is a problem and to ensure that patients take their medication constantly. >> one of the reasons behind this success in tackling the hiv-aids epidemic has been the multi-layered approach taken by the government, international ngos, millions of dollars have been invested over the years not
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only in health clinics but in programs that target young zambians. to combat the spread of hiv is to encourage abstinence among young individuals. >> hiv pregnancy, any pregnancy in young girls and sti diseases. >> still a long way to go. the efforts of people like these, the unsung heroes of this country, will be central to a continued success story. are jamal el shael, al jazeera, zambia. >> that is its for me, barbara serra for the newshour. but do stay tuned i'll have more, in just a few minutes.
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