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would be really third rail. announcer: this is al jazeera. hello, welcome to the newshour here with the world news from doha. coming up in the next 60 minutes, bombings kill more than 120 in hamas and homs as the u.s. claims process on a potential ceasefire voting to prolong his stay in power, the bid by bolivia's president to run for a fourth term. thousands of troops are sent in to calm protests of caste in
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india, which is threatening water supplies. and a state of emergency in fiji after they are hit by a cyclone. the islamic state has claimed responsibility for bombings which killed more than 120 people. it's a series in damascus. it hit the area of homs. the southern suburb of damascus, killing 83 people. in aleppo province, taking the village from i.s.i.l. un-secretary of state john kerry says he has reached a professional agreement with russia on the terms of a ceasefire. zeina khodr has more from the turkish border from syria, and a warning you may find some of the
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images in her report upsetting. >> two separate attacks, both involving multiple explosions and hours apart. in two government-controlled districts in syria. the mainly shi'a district in damascus, the other the mainly alawite neighbourhood in the city of homs in central syria. in both incidents near simultaneous explosions left civilians killed and injured and in both neighbour ads communities were -- neighbourhoods communities were targeted by the government. both have been attacked in the past, with the ability to seize territories under their control. it coincides with what appears to be progress towards truth. >> we have reached a professional agreement in principal on the terms of the cessation of hostilities that
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could begin in the coming days. it is not yet done, and i anticipate that our presidents obama and vladimir putin may speak somewhere in the next days or so in order to try to complete this task kerry was speaking in jordan, which is a member of the international syria support group, and also the country given the task of putting together an internationally agreed list of who is a terrorist in syria, and who isn't. there's no mention of whether a consensus has been reached. u.s. secretary of state john kerry says a deal on the cessation of hostilities is closer than ever. the syrian government and the opposition said they'd be ready to accept a conditional ceasefire. the government doesn't want the rebels to exploit the truce. and the russians want air
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strikes to stop. they made their decisions clear, but it is u.s. and russia who is the main players. one of those is the al nusra front, the u.s. names it as a terrorist organization, but it fights alongside others. >> excluding al nusra front would give russia an excuse to target rebel conditions. a pause in the fighting brings relief to syrians trapped in battle grounds. it will not mean an end to the conference. there's differences between the sides. >> the answer to the syrian civil war will not be found in any military alliance with bashar al-assad. let me make that clear. i am convinced it can be found in a broadly supported
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diplomatic initiative aimed at a negotiated political settlement with a transitional governing council. >> reporter: on the ground the syrian-led government alliance changed the balance in its favour, particularly following its offensive in syria, the opposition's hand in negotiations may have been weakened. the general thought is that the government could not win the war militarily. a truce could silence the guns, but a truce needs to be fought around the negotiating table. on an interview with the spanish newspaper, president bashar al-assad said national world cannot be removed from power through force. >> if you want to change the president or the prime minister in your system, in any country, you have the political process to move through. you cannot use the armament. it's not an excuse to have armament to say i want to change
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the system or have democracy. it wouldn't happen through the armament. the experience is telling we have more now on the attacks in damascus and homs. he's on turkey's border with syria. >> another deadly day in syria, not only on the battlefield, but bombs exploding in the heart of the capital, damascus. four explosions detonating in the neighbourhood. a busy area of the capital. the death toll continues to rise hour after hour. a reminder that it is not only on the front line of the battle between the rebel forces, between i.s.i.l., that death and destruction operation syria, but in the heart of damascus. significantly the words of u.s. secretary of state, john kerry, who said that a provisional agreement for a ceasefire had
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been reached and was hopeful that a ceasefire would come in effect in the coming days, and the military regime that was backed, has managed to recover several downs and villages. what makes this important is that it shows they are on the offensive, trying to gain more and more ground to close off the border between turkey and syria, cutting off supply routes to the armed rebel forces that fight the regime. and cutting routes to said and food to reach towns and cities. we heard from u.s. secretary of state john kerry. those using food and starvation as a weapon. people will be hopeful in those areas that the ceasefire comes into effect sooner rather than later, that it is not a shallow promise that we have seen in the post few weeks and months, but
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the coming hours and days will tell us whether this is the case or not joshua landers is the center for the middle east studies and joins us via skype from norman oklahoma in the u.s. thank you for being with us. >> pleasure. >> what does this tell us about the threat posed by i.s.i.l., that they can get this close to the capital damascus. >> well, we have done this a number of times before. just last month there was a tremendous car bomb near the same place as this, killing shi'ites. the bombs in homs, of course, are in alawite neighbourhoods. this is, in part, revenge. almost 1,000 i.s.i.l. fighters have been surrounded by the syrian army north of aleppo, and the syrian army says it will not take prisoners. they are moving in, and will negotiate - they are not negotiating a peace with i.s.i.s. so there's an intense battle going on in the north of syria,
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and undoubtedly i.s.i.s. in other places is trying to make the regime pay a price for this we had the u.s. secretary of state john kerry saying that he believes a cessation of hostilities is possible, but when you look at the daily horrors that are unfolding, it's hard for a lot of people to share optimism. what are the prospects for any sort of a lull in the fighting at this point? >> well, it seems pretty dodgy. the opposition is saying if there is a ceasefire, it has to include al nusra front, the massimilano allegri branch in syria, that is because al nusra front is a major militia. it's aligned with others that are attacked in russia, and is in forward positions. if there was a truce that did not include al nusra front, the regime would have the ability to
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attack rebel groups throughout much of the province, where al nusra front plays a dominant part. >> this is it complicating. the regime is unlikely to give in to it and the united states cannot really pressure syria to make a truce with massimilano allegri. >> secondly, it wants to but off the border. >> you mentioned russia there. let's talk about their side of this. there's criticisms as to how they are towards a ceasefire internetlement. >> they want to placate the west. they don't want turkey and saudi arabia to intervene in syria. they have threatened. there is this notion that if they don't play ball with the west, there could be damaging effects for them. on the other hand, russia and
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bashar al-assad are interested in cutting off the border. they have the rebels in a state of panic falling back. they want to pursue their offensive, moving forward briskly, not giving the rebels a chance to regroup and resupply. that is what bashar al-assad said. his demands were we cannot have the turks or anyone else resupplying the rebels across the border. they want the border towns in their hands so they can be assured that if there is a respite, the rebels will not gain more arms. bashar al-assad is on the march, they were unlikely to want a ceasefire. >> today to take to you. joshua landers joining us from northern oklahoma. >> pleasure 32 people in yemen have been killed in fighting between houthi rebels, and forces loyal to president abd-rabbu mansour
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hadi. it happened around the city of tiaz. 19 houthis were killed, 13 pro-abd-rabbu mansour hadi fighters died. turkish police detained suspects in relation to a suicide attack in ankara. the turkish based kurdistan freedom hawks claimed it was behind the bombing. turkey blamed the y.p.g. for the attack. the y.p.g. denies responsibility a vote in bolivia where a vote is deciding whether president eva morales can vote for a third campaign, his yes campaign saw the lead in the polls narrowed. the referendum will decide whether the two terms in office will be changed and allow the
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president to run twice. no could see morales staying in power until 2025. we are joined by daniel schweimler, from the political capital la paz. how are things looking now, as far as the vote? >> i'm standing outside the national electoral commission. i'm waiting for the results any minute now. they've said in the last hour or so that the announcement is imminent. opinion polls have been even. >> if you asked me a few weeks ago who was going to win, i would have said the yes vote. in the last couple of weeks the opposition has come up with corruption scandals, alleging that morales has been giving deals run by a former girlfriend. that has been damaging, and people fielding he's been in
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power for too long. by far the longest serving leader in latin america. as you mentioned. if you get a yes vote, he could be here for another 10 years. he said he has work to do. he has implemented several fundamental policies, but says he needs more time. >> what is the no campaign saying about all of this. they are concerned about how long he could stay in office, if the vote goes his way. >> well i think they are saying that he was a man that very much represented the indigenous community here, he gave women a voice, he has the economy on track, but many feel that he is a little distant now from the people who bought him to power, having been in office for 10 years, and are thinking another 10 years he'll be further removed from the grassroots in bolivia. that is the big worry, and the feeling that for a democracy to
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stay healthy, you have to have regular change. this is why some are uncertain, worried about the possibility of eva morales being in power for another 10 years daniel schweimler, live for us there in la paz. now, more coming up on the al jazeera newshour. people in niger cast their votes. will this man continue to be their president? shattered hopes. al jazeera visits a detention center in germany, where many wait to find out if they'll be accepted as refugees into the country. >> in sport, why youth was no match for experience in the newish f.a. cup. f.a. cup. all that is ahead. first, downed powerlines and
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flooding in fiji after a powerful cyclone tore through the pacific island nation. 10 have been killed and the government declared a 30 day state of emergency as its neighbours scramble to provide help a glimpse of the damage in fiji after the strongest cyclone on record there. a town on the main island escaped the direct hit, but the storm left its mark. cyclone winston brought rain and 300 k/hr winds. flattening homes, frees and electricity cables. there's damage in other parts of the island. even though it's part of the country with the strongest infrastructure to withstand wind and rain. >> it's vital that everyone remains in their homes while government teams and officials repair and restore the critical infrastructure. there is a great deal of debris on the roads and in our communities.
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powerlines have gone down all over the country, and roofing iron, glass, wires, and other hazardous materials pose a serious threat. >> the cyclone passed closer to some of fiji's 300 islands in. spoken and powerlines are down. it's difficult to contact people living there. deaths and injuries have been confirmed. >> relief workers are finding it difficult to get around because of trees strewn across the road. >> i have offered australia support, and we have in place preposition supplies in suva that are available. i have also offered the adf to send a p3 orion to carry out aerial surveillance, particularly in the outer lying islands in and do a needs assessment. >> reporter: fiji relies on the tourist industry. there's 1,200 australians registered there. getting home will be difficult.
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airports have been closed. many of the low-lying islands in are flooded and areas are feared. rescue irs are trying to supply drinking water. the fijian government declared a 30 day state of emergency. because many. islands in are remote. it may be some time before the full extent of the damage is known unrest on a controversial government policy left 10 dead in northern india. the protesters are refusing to back down. they want the government to give them the same privileges and benefits enjoyed by those in lower castes. we have this report. >> these protesters are trying to cause as much destruction as possible. they say it's the only way to get their message heard.
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>> translation: our demand is to give us reservation, in not, move the system in india. >> reporter: they are traditionally an agricultural community, making up 30% of the population. protesters burnt down buildings, looted shops and torched vehicles, despite thousands of troops and curfews on the ground. soldiers have shot on orders. they are ordered to bring the protest as close to the capital as possible. this is a key gateway to northern india, and all trains that pass through delhi have to come through this point. >> reporter: it's not just travel disruption, they are facing a water crisis as protesters shut down the water source.
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60% of water comes from here. this man has protested for days, he has to become a farmer because his community is not included. >> translation: if i had reservation status i wouldn't be in front of you. i would have a proper post in a job. i'm a graduate and i can't get a low-level job. how can our family and kids be successful. this system defeats us. >> reporter: since the 1990s, india's supreme court quashed several attempts to grant the community residential status, which would have given them access to government jobs. this time they are determined to get it. all people from our community, from children to the elderly are prepared to die for this. no one can take our demands and our rights. >> the government world are in a tight spot. they have been promised resident status many times.
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especially the campaigns, the latest bringing both parties to power vote counting is under way in niger's presidential and parliamentary elections, the president is hoping to secure a second 5-year term. he is up against 14 rivals, and one of the top issues is security, by fighters from neighbouring nigeria, mali and libya. they are playing up a record of defending the country. another priority is the economy. niger is blessed with iranian gold, iron and oil. we have this report. >> i'm inside one of the polling stations in the capital, as you can see behind me, inside that room, in this school, they are counting the votes because there is no electricity here. we heard of several cases like this across the town. most of the polling stations closed, but a few of them are
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open because there were long delays before they got the ballot boxes and papers, the opposition is complaining that was done on purpose by the government in areas where the opposition has a strong presence. most of the time, according to the servers, we have about 250 of them coming from outside niger, saying that the situation is under control. and that things went smoothly in the majority of cases. this election is about many interesting issues for the niger people, on top of which is economy. people here are combining of wide-spread poverty and unemployment in a country with a lot of national resources like uranium, gold and oil. it is about security. this country with chad, nigeria and cameroon is leading a war on the armed group of boko haram, going on for about two years, without significant results. there are many complaints and accusations of the policy, and
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it is failing the sitting president. he is betting that he will win in this election in the first round, something that has not happened in niger in the past. since the democratic process in 2003. the opposition is saying that if he wins in the first round, it means the election has been rigged a group of rebel fighters in indian administered kashmir have been locked in a stand off with security for a second day. they attacked a paramilitary force. five soldiers and a civilian have been killed. >> australia immigration minister says a refugee baby girl at the center of a deportation will be allowed to stay for now. asher is being treated for burns at a hospital in the city of brisbane. doctors were refusing to discharge the one-year-old. there were protests outside the hospital in support of her decision.
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asher and her parents were facing deportation to a prison camp on an island in nauru, where those seeking asylum in australia are kept until cases are decided. >> at some point, if people have matters finalised in australia, they'll return to nauru. that's the same treatment we applied equally, and it's an important message to send to those people with children, who are living on nauru at the moment. that there is a continuation of the government's policy. >> with tens of thousands from war zones ask in europe, questions are arrived about what makes a legitimate refugee. dominique kane visited a migration center in germany, where asylum seekers from the balkans await deportation. >> reporter: this is a reception center in bulgaria, home to hundreds from the balkans who know they'll go back there. the center was opened since september.
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since then, more than 1,000 have come and gone. germany says the countries are safe, and they cannot claim refuge. meaning this person is resigned to returning soon. >> translation: after 10 months i received a peace of paper saying transfer. then i got the papers and i had to wait. my baby was born here. i do not work. >> reporter: children's classrooms are well equipped but empty, a testament to the nation of the people here. a programme has been streamlined since last year, every day officials check as many as 2200 documents. >> this is a bad fake i.d. card. it's different to the real i.d. cards. we find as many as 10 fake i.d.s every day. because the in of people coming
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to germany placed a strain on facilities like these, the authorities will keep the center operational for 10 years, and speed up the process. >> translation: why a faster people, to make way for those persecuted by the war. and secondly so those that stay do not gain false hope that they can stay longer. >> reporter: some at the center fled the balkan war of the 1990s, but they know they and their families will have to go back one day the mayor of london, boris johnson says he'll support those in favour of leaving the european union in june. it's a blow for david cameron, campaigning for keeping u.k. in the block. johnson is a senior figure in a ruling conservative party, and cameron says britain's national security will be better staying in the european union.
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six members of his cabinet are campaigning against him for an out vote. >> we have a chance to do something. i have a chance to do something. i'd like to see a new relationship based on trade, on cooperation. with less of the supernatural element. that's where i'm coming from and i decided after a huge amount of heartache. i wanted - the last thing i wanted was to go against david cameron and the government. after a great deal of heart ache, i will be advocating they leave. >> time for a break. when we come back, an uneasy peace in uganda as an opposition leader is detained days after the president was declared the
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you're watching al jazeera - the top stories, the islamic state claimed responsibility for a series of bombings in syria killing more than 120 people. explosions targeted government held areas in homs and damascus. results are expected shortly from bolivia, where people voted to decide if president morales can run for a fourth term. if the yes campaign wince, morales could -- wins, morales could stay in power until 2025 a storm surged through fiji, flattening villages. a state of emergency has been declared.
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the race for the white house heating up. two candidates cemented the front runner status in the latest states to choose a candidate. donald trump kep his position. -- kept his position. marco rubio won a close contest to ted cruz. after coming a distant fourth, jed bush dropped out, ending his hopes of becoming the third president bush after his father and brother for the democrats, hillary clinton won in the western state of nevada beating bernie sanders. alan fisher reports from south carolina. >> reporter: for donald trump, back to back win, first new hampshire and then south carolina. >> there's nothing easy about running for president, i can tell you. it's tough, nasty, mean, vicious - it's beautiful. when you win it's beautiful. >> reporter: if this was a good night for the billionaire businessman, it was an awful
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night for jed wish, campaigning for his mum and brother and used the family name. he was the joys of many. it wasn't enough. he stepped out of the race. >> the people have spoken, i respect their decision. tonight i am suspending my campaign. >> no. >> yes, yes. south carolina has always been an important stop in presidential primaries. the republican party is old, wide and male, it's a diverse state. the trump campaign moves on believing if they win here, there's nowhere in the united states where they can't win. >> texas senator ted cruz believes the next few contests give them the chance of a few more wince. it's now subjected they'll be
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the anti-trump establishment. >> this has been a long road. there are many people on the campaign, many good people. many of whom would have been a front runner. practically speaking it's down to three. i know that our campaign gives us the best chance not just to come together. not just to unify the party, but to unify the country and grow the movement republicans would have had one eye on event in nevada, and the democratic caucus. it's a win for hillary clinton, but the lead enjoyed almost wiped out. in her victory speech she raised issues by bernie sanders, but took a swipe at bernie sanders too. >> we aren't a single-issues country. we need more than a plan for the big banks, the middle class needs a raise. and we need more jobs let's put this thing away and let's make america great
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again. thank you very much. >> many thought donald trump's candidacy was a joke, and it would disappear. he's the front runner and he can't stop smiling. >> joining me to talk about this is william schneider. joining me from los angeles. lots to talk about there. first of all, donald trump, he has defied all of the predictions about him, that he wasn't a serious candidate. he was flavour of the month and would fall away. how real is the prospect that he will win the election.
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the republican established is uttering a cry of panic. they don't think donald trump can elect him. it will be difficult because he's unconventional. there may be no way for republicans to stop him getting the nomination if he comes in first in the primaries. >> that's a bigger question going forward. how is the establishment in the republican party going to handle him. many of them must be aghast at this point, at his continuing success. >> they are aghast. they don't know how to stop him. he was two opponents. both intend to stay in. john kasich is there. and as long as the field is divided. trump can continue winning primaries, coming in first in south carolina, with about a third of the vote, as the race continues, more and more states have winner take all primaries, sometimes by state, sometimes by congressional district. as long as donald trump wins a
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morality of the vote, in the state or conimpressional district -- congressional strict. he'll amass the delegates and next for marco rubio, with superviews coming up, a slew of states coming up. what does he need to do to establish himself as the main challenger to donald trump in the republican field? >> he has to win. he has to win somewhere. he'll probably win florida on march 15th. it's his home state. that's a winner take all state. he'll have 99 delegates. he's spected to -- expect to win in other places. ted cruz as a lot of money and invested time and effort in states outside of florida voting on march 1st. it could come out with ted cruz looking like the alternative to donald trump, not making the republican establishment happy, because they are not much more in favour of cruz than they are
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of trump. >> before getting on to democrats, i want to ask abouted ted cruz. -- jed bush, where did it go on. this was supposed to be his campaign, it didn't happen for him from the beginning. how much was it down to the whole trump phenomenon, and his failings as a candidate? >> it was both. he ran as an establishment candidate in an antiestablishment year. trump was the antiestablishment candidate. he was the guy that would shake things up. voters are exasperated and impatient with the fact that we can't get anything done in the government in washington. and bush looked like the candidate of the past. >> getting on to the republicans, hillary clinton winning nevada. how significant is that. does this put her back in the driving seat now, for the democratic nomination? >> i think it does. it gives her momentum, showing
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that she can win states where there's minority voters. she's likely to do well. i think it reassures the democratic establishment that she is on her way. not certain, but on her way to getting a nomination. they were worried if the party nominated bernie sanders, he would be a difficult candidate to elect. >> it should be a fascinating few days ahead. schneider joining us from los angeles. uganda's main opposition leader called on supporters to take to the streets in wo test against his -- protest against his detention. he has been placed under house arrest. the president who has been in power for 30 years has been called the winner, but the opposition says it was rigged. malcolm webb reports from
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kampala. >> reporter: police say it's a preventative measure to stop violence. split say it stops them leaving their house, because he was the real winner of the election, they say it was rigged. the elect recall commission announced the current president has been re-elected for a fifth term. they spoke to journalists from inside his home. >> if the regime continues to restrict, detain me in my home. liberal as it is. i call up all the citizens. at the very minimum, let it stop them from moving. we all have the same interests in this country. you cannot detain us. this will not be acceptable.
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>> speaking at his home, the president denied his ruling mrn party rigged the vote. >> officials are amassed. i know it. you have had - they are saying that there is 6 to 61%. they have something like. all of the 5% of the votes are in the invote. materials arrived late. opposition supporters say the delays targeted the areas. they came out. since the opposition world have not accessed supporters, the streets have been quiet. police at the house have become a regular site. supporters are asked to move
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the philippines held a televised debate ahead of elections in may. they gathered in min dan ou where separatists are on the verge of collapse. rob mcbride reports now. >> reporter: the election roadshow rolls into town in part of the philippines marred by decades of conflict. a peace agreement signed with muslim separatists hangs in the balance, threatening a return to violence. i'm here because i love my country, and i love the people. >> playing to home advantage, alex rodriguez, the tough-talking mayor of the city in the south of mindanao. human rights activists linked him to death squads, wiping out the criminals. they are promising to rid the
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whole of the philippines of crimes in six months, and supporters love him for it. should criminals be afraid of him? he is jockeying for third position in the opinion polls. the candidate favoured by government world in manila. the counter president is out in front. together with the daughter of a former movistar, bringing some of that star quality to the campaign. >> he has a good heart, and is open to the poor people like us. as a first time senator. arguably she hasn't had time to be hurt by the controversies and scanned s that mar most of her rive axes >> reporter: does it make a difference. >> i intend to make a difference. after mindanao there'll be two debates before elections on may the 9th.
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do we know that it is back. it emerges to become president. it will be the one connecting best with his electorate a severe food shortage in venezuela pushed the opposition-led congress to declare a food emergency. president madura is encouraging venezuela to feed themselves. >> reporter: this man grows vegetables in a local area, where those loyal to the government gather to learn to grow their own food. they are hoping to replicate what they learn in their struggling community. >> the price of the basic food items rise out of control. because of speculators and smugglers. they heeded the call of the
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president to grow. to contract the situation. >> it's an idea that the government is taking seriously, with wide-spread shortages, and out of control inflation. seriously the president announced a creation of a ministry of urban farming saying it's out to set a good example. >> translation: the first lady and i are together. >> reporter: a few hours outside the capital, many believe the president should focus on the flight of farmers. urban gardening is an interesting alternative. agricultural engineers show us plot of lands that are left idol. blaming the lack of seeds and price control forcing farmers to sell produce at a loss. we import 80% of food items. the little we produce is not
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enough to satisfy natural demand. we used to be self sufficient in its like rice. but that is gone. >> reporter: venezuela used to grow large amounts of food. through the years most agriculture have been abandoned, and others have been expropriated and production has to laugh. a companyive of farmers was found. the little they gronow is stolen by -- grow now is stolen by neighbour. >> we owe this to president chavez, what would he say if he saw the level of abandonment. i think he'd die again. >> the risk is turning into a full-blown humanitarian crisis. the greeks have been
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enduring economic hardship and recession since the global financial crisis began in 2008. some have found solace in ancient prayer beads. we have this report. >> reporter: this museum has barely a wall that is not covered in amber beads. it's not just the variety of hues in this tree resin that fasinates. it's the warmth and softness of its touch and quiet, arresting music. >> a person has a sort of dialogue. it's a personal meditation that brings him close to his worries and his heart with preoccupations. it's a come pannion and a tool to help -- companion and tool to help him focus, not to do with god, but himself. >> they have lend greeks back to
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the area due to joblessness and debt. this chain of shops saw sales to greeks jump during the crisis. >> we saw younger people coming into the area who might have snubbed it. people find all sorts of ways to relieve their stress, fingering cigarettes, tinkering with their mobile phones, and an pure one starts at $200, and can run into the thousands. persistence is hard to explain. >> it goes back to prayer beads, greek orthodox adopted them, and so did catholic crusaders. in modern grease, the congolese lost it. it's used for stress release. >> they have been put to the ultimate test of solitude. >> i used it regularly when i stopped smoking. before that i was a seaman, we
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used it to start the time. we sale for a month, with nothing but sky and sea. >> reporter: both the secret and the congoloy were symbols of male domination, they were seized upon to show women challenging that patriotism, as is the film, where the wealthy single wom seran aids the men that manage her companies. it's not about gender politics, wealth or health. it's isolation from the distractions of the world. and in a world full of distraction, the appeal is growing. all the sport coming up. south africa looking good ahead of cricket's t20 world cup. sanaa is here with the action and more. and more.
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all right, let's get all the sport with sanaa. chelsea have beaten their opponents, manchester city. >> reporter: with an eye on the upcoming championships game, manchester city selected an und understrength end team. diego costa giving them the
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lead. five former evertons were included, including david kampala scoring an equalizer. during the game. there were cones thrown from the crowd. a second such incident. after the break, chelsea cashed in on their opponents lack of experience. quickly they restored their lead. >> the manager, gus hiddink never stopped the captain. gary cahill scored number three. >> hazara showed his best form, the free kick giving chelsea their fourth. number 5 should have arrived after an upending, and oscar missing from the spot. as car went on to set up traore
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to wrap up a 5-1 win there's not much left in the league for chelsea, to be honest. where they normally should be, it's a good reaction of the team, and focus on the game. so we play in the two other leagues, f.a. cup and champions. >> not the best thing to do it together. we have just the team players, we cannot mix in more. i think that is one thing, report all the system. that's why we have been in the final, that's why we wanted to previous to this, today, if we could. because i think that would have more important things in this moment two more matters taking place on sunday. crystal palace are into the first f.a. cup quarterfinal since 1995. tottenham's hopes have disappeared. paris winning 1-0.
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west ham have advanced to the finalate. the hammers coming back for a goal down to thrash the second tier blackburn 5-1. >> we played fantastic football. it was great for the fans especially, because there were several thousand of them, and it was good for neutrals, because some - some stuff that we played a lot of times was magnificent well, here is the draw for the quarterfinals. redding will need crystal palace, everton versus chelsea, the winner of the replay between arsenal and hull faces watford, and west ham will face manchester united. those two teams play on monday the bundesliga match between borussia dortmund saw a time out for the team.
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lever cuesen were unhappy with a winning goal claiming there was a foul in the build-up. the coach was sent off for protesting, when he refused to exit the pitch, the referees suspended the game. there was a 9 minute delay before the play resumed. but the goal soed and dortmund won 1-0. cristiano ronaldo, and the real madrid team missed a chance to stay in touch with the league world. cristiano ronaldo scored the only goal at malaga, the failure from the spot gave malaga a chance to equalize, and the match finished one off. >> atletico madrid held to a goalless drau. it was enough for them to move to second place in the table. they are eight points adrift of barcelona, with 13 games left in the season. >> in the dutch league, ajax
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closed the gap on world to an until point. two goals helped them to a win. while the polish striker scored each side of half time in the 3-0 victory. and in the bottom three. south africa's cricketers. it's a warm up series. they were unable to do so. in 20 overs they lost the last 7 wickets for 14 runs, and will roll out for 171. they chase down the target for the loss of one wicket. afa devila smashed 21.
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a winning run was hit with more than five overs to spare. >> the most prestigious race on the n.a.s.c.a.r. calendar produced the closest finish in its history. the daytona 500 was run by a margin of 0.015 seconds. edging out martin junior at the track. it was the first ever win in this race. >> well rio prepares to host in year's summer olympics planning for the next winter games is well under way. the south korean region will be home to the 2018 winter olympics on sunday. competitors took to the course as part of an official test event. america's jamie anderson and brock won the man and women's title respectively. >> that's is for me. >> thank you very much. stay with us another full bull
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