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>> record fine for jpmorgan in relation to the global financial crisis >> damaged and dying - children afflicted by lead poisoning in a rush for gold. >> arse nists are braving the bullets and bombs - take to the stage for a rare live concert in kabul. . hello. the final hot stage in a complex deal seeing the release of lebanese host ims and two turkish pilots is anticipated to take place in the next few hours. dozens of women prisoners are expected to be released shortly. the first to be released were nine shia muslims from leb nom, captured in shirria by sunni rebels, suspected of being
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hezbollah fighters. they denied that. >> two turkish pilots were abducted in beirut in retaliation of the lebanese men. they were the nest to be released. they were held because turkey backs the syrian rebels. >> the third elements is set to take place, more than 100 women held bit sirrian government. a concession to the rebels. >> omar al saleh is in southern turby. more than 100 female prisoners expected to be released. what do we know about the timing of the release, the whereabouts and the conditions? >> there's a great deal of confusion and conflicting reports over the issue of female prisoners. one syrian activist who is close to the syrian rebel group that held the hostages said that 127 female prisoners have been released and are in turkey.
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another activist denied that report, saying the 127 were released and are still in damascus. we spoke to the syrian estate agencies, and they said they have no information. now, all of this comes after a chaotic day in the lebanese capital. as andrew simmons reports from beirut. >> 530 days after their capture a chaotic emotional homecoming for nine weary men who thought they'd never get out of syria alive. nothing like a formal handover to the relatives. one woman is overcome and collapses. lebanese security could not hold back the rush of people wanting to embrace their loved ones. some didn't have to walk. the relatives are in the crush.
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they have waited sips may last year for the break through. there has been false alarms. this is a reality. this woman with a bunch of red roses searches for her father in the confusion. he's outside on the shoulders of his son and a family members, addressing the crowds, saying they were on a visit to a shi'a shrine in iran, and that protected their lives. >> we visited the shrine of the imam leader. with his protection our lives were saved. >> another freed hostage tried to describe his sense of relief. >> translation: i thank god. i felt i would never see my family again in my life. particularly in recent weeks when there were raging battles taking place around us. in the beginning they treated us well. then it was really bad. in the last few months they imprisoned us in a room where the temperature would reach 50 degrees. the doors were constantly
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closed. >> in istanbul the two turkish airline pilots were being reunited with their families. no chaotic scenes here, but plenty of emotion and gratitude for intense negotiations brokered by qatar which enabled their release. we were not treated badly. i can see this clearly. if we this suffered physical violence, you can be sure we would not have arrived home. >> in beirut, celebrations of the southern districts of the city, where the nine men set out a year and a half ago. >> questions remain about the identities of the armed group that kidnapped the turkish pilots, and also there's uncertainty about how, if or when assad's regime is releasing women's prisoners.
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a demand made by opposition fighters who had held the lebanese. the kidnappings g highlights how complex and intertwined syrian conflict has become. >> yes, that's the case. the release of the lebanese and the turkish hostages came after secret talks, diplomacy, phone diplomacy on behalf of lebanese security officials, with the qataries and the turk and the syrian government and syrian rebels. it started with mediation from qatar, and then it involved the other players in the region. and other players, of course, like turkey, as well as syria and lebanon.
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now it's not clear whether the third deal will come to all of this, because that was the key demand made by the rebel group. they want the female prisoners out. that's not confirmed, so i'm not sure. but there is some sense of relief with officials from leban lebanon, officials from syria. this may lead to a good step forward with perhaps solving the wider picture, the wider conflict in syria, and when you look at the turkish military intelligence, involving talks with lebanese, qataris and the syrians, you would think they would meet and discuss the bigger problems they face or disagree on inside syria. we are seeing this as a positive step that could lead to perhaps
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trying to end or slow down the war in syria. >> okay, omar al saleh, reporting for us. 30 people have been killed and dozens injured by a suicide bomb in the western city of hamas in syria. the blast may have been targetting a government checkpoint. there's fighting between the army and rebels in the area. sectarian state television is reporting the explosion saying the car bomb was planted by what it calls terrorists. >> a date has been set for a peace conference on syria, according to the head of the arab league. he says the talks will go ahead on november 23rd in geneva. russia and the u.s. have been trying to set up talks in geneva ii for months now. a series of explosions have taken place across - very close to iraq's capital baghdad. six were killed and 10 injured
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in a twin blast that tarted the chief of police's house near the city of tikrit. further west a dozen died and were injured. hundreds of students are demonstrating across egypt, from rah group called against the movement. it's affiliated with the alliance. they called for an uprising and cairo university. they demand the release of political detainees. >> a state of emergency has been declared in the australian state of new south wales where firefighters are battling massive bushfires. forecasters are predicting stronger winds and higher temperatures over the coming days, which could make conditions worse. more than 200 homes have been destroyed. andrew thomas is live for us from springwood, west of sydney.
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how much worse is it expected to get? >> it's expected to get a lot hotter and windier, conditions that caused the initial devastating bushfires on thursday. of course, that's the concern. a state of emergency has been declared for a period of 30 days across the state of new south wales, so that authorities can compel people to lose their home, rather than request they do. it allows them to cut key utility and electricity. it allows them to access anybody's property in order to clear them out or, indeed to demolish the property if it's in the way of the firefighting efforts. trafficking measures to fight what is expected to be a return, of drastic fires. to give you an idea of how big the fires are, there are still four out of control and the fire line - that's the circumference, if you like, of the huge fires that are taking part in the burn, the forests around the blue mountains. one of those fires has a
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circumference of 250km. that's one fire. the total area that has been burnt out is equivalent in size to hong kong. these are huge areas. the big concern is some of the fires at the moment that are separate join up, create a huge fire front and that threatens towns across the blue mountains. so far it's been relatively sparsely populated areas, and the 200 homes lost in areas that didn't have too many homes in the first place, if towns like springwood, where i am now, or katoomba, if they come under threat, we could see huge loss of property and the potential for a loss of life. >> we sure could. how are people coping in these situations? >> they are coping as best they can. they are stoic. they are used to fires. there has been fires, not as big as this, but they are used to smaller fires, and homes have
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protection. we visited many people who have sprinkler systems. no one can say there hasn't been warn. there's blanket media coverage and they have been told to prepare to leave. the state premier and the head of the fire service issued a warning, a small town called bell, the fire is threatening that town. a few hundred told to get out. on monday, when the winds and temperatures increase it will be too late. people know what is expected of them. they know to preserve life over property, and that's what people are doing. they are leaving most of their belongin belongings, taking only what counts. >> u.s. bank jpmorgan chase is to pay a record 13 billion fine to settle investigations into bad mortgage loans. that's according to a source close to negotiations with the u.s. justice department. the sale of overvalued mortgage
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securities was a major cause of the 2008 financial crisis. louise kooeper is a financial analyst. how important was it to admit it get jpmorgan - sorry, for jpmorgan to admit that it has any wrongdoing in this case, and they have to pay a reported $13 billion. >> well, we don't note yet the terms of the deal. this has been leaked to various sources and newspapers have been printing it. at the moment it looks like, as you said, a $13 billion settlement, $9 billion of which are fine, and $4 billion helping those affected by the housing crisis. people that bought expensive homes. that's $13 billion number. it is an enormous number. if you look at the fines for libor in the u.k., they run to hundreds of millions.
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13 billion is a huge number, setting the record - if it proves to be right - for the largest fine ever in american corporate history. it is a lot of money for jpmorgan. in terms of the settlement. the two things that are key is will jpmorgan admit wrong doing - because we have seen banks in the past pay big settlements but not admit wrongdoing. secondly - does it protect jpmorgan from criminal prgss, which is -- prosecutions, which is what the boss of jpmorgan want it to do. i'm not sure what the department of justice or the states agree with any deal that does that. they are the two key things. >> you are saying that jpmorgan has not yet admitted to any wrongdoing. >> well, we don't know what the deal is. it's coming through the newspapers. we don't quite know what the deal is. i think it's heavily rumoured to be $13 billion. >> as you are saying, this would
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be, if it goes through, it would be the biggest settlement of its kind paid by an american company. what does this mean for regulation? is paying a fine enough to change things in the industry? >> jpmorgan was regarded as being the one big american investment bank that had a good crisis, if i can put it like that. it didn't have the problems, the financial problems, that so many of the others did. yet as we have gone through the last couple of years, jpmorgan is whiter than white reputation gradually got dirtier and dirtier. if you remember we had the london whale trader who lost jpmorgan's $6 billion on unauthorised positions. jpmorgan has been fined a billion for that. jpmorgan was part of a class action lawsuit against jpmorgan and a number of other banks for fixing prices to do with credit and debit charges.
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that was another bit of naughtiness and now we have this. i wonder if jamie diamond, the ceo of jpmorgan, can survive this crisis. this is bigger than all the others. this is a very large fine and the size of the fine is always indicative of the wrong doing done. >> thank you louise cooper, speaking from london. . you're with the al jazeera newshour. coming up a legacy of chaos, two years after the death of muammar gaddafi. why libya is facing a political and security crisis. we talk about the goose busters fighting to take back the skies. >> and red sox - did they do enough to send them through to the world series? that story coming up later.
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. just a few moments ago we told you about the rising temperatures in australia. let's cross to more of that and find out what the situation is where the weather over there, with steph. >> yes, it looks like things will get worse for many of us in new south wales. this is why - there's a huge blanket of cloud edging eastwards. ahead of that it's sucking wind down from the north-west. it's a hot direction. that's where the hot, dry air is. that means the temperatures will sore. 34 degrees will be the maximum temperature in sydney. it will ease a fraction for us tonne tuesday. by wednesday it will be up. not only will it be hot, it will be getting a bit windier. the worst day will be wednesday. the winds gusting up to 45 k/hr. so really not good at all as far as trying to contain the wild fires is concerned. >> over towards europe, we have unsettled weather with us. plenty of heavy showers, and
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some of these over the u.k. are pokie. we'll see more wet weather as we head through the next couple of days. another system is working in there on monday. it tuesday it's going to be giving heavy downpours down for spain and portugal. this is where we'll see the heaviest rain. there could be up to 100mm. that could give us a problem with flooding and it will be wet. >> all right. well, it's been two years sips the death of former libyan leader muammar gaddafi, the leader who ruled the country for 40 years was killed during the revolution in 2011. libya has struggled with the reality of governance and is facing several issues. it failed to build up the army and police force. in some places the government had to allow armed militia to operate. in others, they are outlaws. one armed group attacked the
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american diplomatic mission in september of last year in benghazi. four people, including the u.s. cam bass door, christ -- ambassador, christian stevens, was killed. >> in tripoli the leader was kidnapped, but was released later. the incident raised questions over security and political instability. oil exports plummeted after workers at oil facilities and ports in the east went on strike, demanding their region be given more autonomy as well as power. we'll bring in al jazeera's senior political analyst, joining us on the set in doha. good to see you. it's the militias that are in the spotlight with each other and the government. >> yes. there's a sewer realistic spin. there's reportedly 235,000
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registered militia, paid salaries by the government. they are not an outlawed bunch of armed people running under warlords. these are organised militias paid and registered by the government. some of them, and their leaders are involved and are in the interior ministry and a lot are represented in parliament. we are not talking about a political opposition or a position against the government. we are talking about a convol uted situation where the militias are within the tribes, governed by warlords and all are in government, minister ris in parliament. >> is it fair to say libya is ruled by everyone and no one? >> something like that. it's a decentralised government in terms of power and influence. it was meant now for some time for them to be able to centralise militias in one armed force and police force.
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there has been a lot of procrastination regarding this, and there was no agreement with the turks, italians and british. so the country is running out of money because the oil production is down to 10% of what it used to be during muammar gaddafi's era. sometimes basic service like running water is being cut on the capital. and the instability is ram pant as you discussed in your report. the situation is precarious. the worst part is it might get worse. >> my question to you is what can save the country now, two years after the revolution? >> there has to be - i mean so that our viewers understand it. a lot of people put muammar gaddafi on there, they are not bad-meaning people. the country has been living under a dictatorship for
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40 years. these are the leftovers of the muammar gaddafi era. tribal society, lack of civil society, lack of any serious relations among the people to establish a good poll tick or a functioning society in the country. hence what the country is needing is not only state building but nation building. the problem is that the federalist, those in control in the east want to separate from autonomy. it is complicated, taking a miracle for things to be fixed in a short time. what they need is centralisation, and bringing the militias under one governing military and political rule. >> let me ask you where you think it all went wrong, because the country went through a revolution and had elections. why was it not possible for the army and the police units to be built up and the institutions?
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>> if we take a bigger look at the region, you'll see that libya is a small roller-coaster within the bigger, greater arab roller-coaster. a lot of stuff that libya is suffering from, egypt, syria and so on and so forth is suffering. there's speaksisty to the question of libya. the military intervention and the arming of the opposition to stop gadaffi allows the arming of various parts of the society. once the people get their arms and influence, it's become difficult to let it go. >> thank you. that's our senior political analyst. >> now, lead poisoning damages thousands of people every year, especially children. the world health organization says there are ways to reduce the risks and called for action to eliminate the use of the metal. lead exposure is estimated to contribute to 600,000 new cases of children with intellectual
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disabilities every year. children are particularly vulnerable because they absorb four to five as much lead as adult. children at high risks are the young and poor. we have this report from nigeria's zamfara where hundreds of children are affected by lead poisoning, where the metal is used in mining. >> fatima is four years old. she has lead poisoning. she is amopping 1,000 children that come to this clinic for treatment. her mother lost two children already. >> translation: fatima has seizures and runs a fever. every time it gets worse. memories of my two dead children come back to me. all of my five children have dollar symptoms. >> the surrounding villages sit on huge gold reserves. in a rush to extract the metal
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unskilled miners wore clothing contaminated with lead, polluting the household. it took government authorities three years to act. a u.s. company cleaned up the lead in homes, eliminating the risk of more contamination, allowing for the treatment of infected children to begin. so far doctors without borders or medecins sans frontieres has successfully treated 1,600 children in eight villages. >> hundreds of children are not as lucky. this village has about 200, that are lost. life is getting back to normal. doctors from medecins sans frontieres are faced with a task of treating more than 1 thuz -- 1,000 cases. the agency helping warns that the problem is bigger than thought. >> there are more villages in the area affected. yes, it has not the capacity to
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take care of all villages. there are 30 villages identified in which msf is not working, suffering from lead poisoning. >> treatment for these children is expensive and takes time. >> doctors say it could talk up to five years of visits, medication and laboratory testing. >> for karima and other mothers, the discovery of gold in their communities is a curse. their only concern is nursing their children back to health. with so much activity at the goldmines, there's a chance that the situation will get worse. canadian officials in ottawa came up with a way of preventing picnickers being interrupted by birds.
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they called in the goose busters. >> they flock to our parks for food. they leave behind unsightly and toxic. they spread garbage and disease. sea gulls and canada gees plagued ottawa's petrie island. what to do that is effective and hum in an. >> in canada's capital city, they called in drone strikes. the founder of a company called goose busters, steve wombald buzzes the birds with remote controlled helicopters. he stayed clear so they don't get hurt. they want no part of the his swooping aircraft. >> by gently harassing or scaring them, they'll fly to another area. they'll get to an area where they are not harassed and their colleagues will follow them. >> it's working. fewer birds are coming. steve's chopper patrols nearby. >> i think it's fabulous idea to
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bring the kids to the beach like this and have it cleaned. no birds bothering you when you try to eat. we are not harming the birds at all. >> air patrols could happen over other waterfront parks plagued by birds if the city council proves. there's global interest in goose busters. >> we are getting calls from all over the states, and even europe. a lot of major cities have problems. hopefully we have found a resolution. >> there's no threat from above or at other city parks. the birds are making themselves at home. if the project gets approved, the drone helicopter project, both species, himmans and birds may find themselves in cleaner, greener surroundings. >> stale ahead - -- still
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ahead - dress code drama - why the official lungi worn by men in bangladesh is creating controversy. in the filipino muslims getting a boost to education. >> and barcelona soccer - that's coming up a little later.
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you are with the al jazeera news hours. dozens of women prisoners held
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in syrian gaols are believed to be released shortly. it is the third part of a deal after nine lebanese men and two turkish pilots were freed. >> a states of emergencies has been declared in the australian state of new south wales. stro strong winds and higher temperatures have been predicted. >> jpmorgan chase will pay a $13 billion fines according to a source close to negotiations. the sale of overvalued mortgage securities was blamed for the swathe financial crisis. >> in the maldives opposition supporters have been processing after police intervened to stop a re-run of the presidential election. former president mohamed nasheed who left office in -- earlier.
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>> pakistan's prime minister nawaz sharif is on his way to washington for talks with barack obama after the u.s. released $1.6 billion. relations between the two countries are intense. pakistan was outraged by a raid that killed osama bin laden. a killing of pakistani soldiers made things worst. >> the head of the center for research and security studies in islamabad says the release of aid is a good measure ahead of the meeting between the two leaders. >> i don't think it will change the u.s. security relationship with pakistan, one of tactical nature, needs based, both countries dependent on each other. the u.s. fought the security forces in afghanistan, particularly in areas bordering
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pakistan, and pakistan looking for the united states support, not only bilateral support, but the washington support in international offences institutions such as the imf and the world bank. it's a needs-based relationship. that is how i think it will continue in years to come, particularly ahead of the complete withdrawal of the bulk of the u.s. and other nato troops from afghanistan. >> two convicted murderers who got themselves out of prison using fake documents are back in custody in the united states. they have been freed from different gaols in the state of florida. prison officials were fooled by false papers reducing their terms. joseph jenkins and charles walker were arrested. >> a 15-year-old girl arrested
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during a school trip can return to france. leonarda dibrani, who belongs to the roma community said she will not go back without her family. >> leonarda dibrani won her battle to return to france, but is not happy with the offer from president hollande, a man described as heartless. only leonarda dibrani, not her family, will be allowed back from kosovo. >> translation: i don't want to g without my family and especially without her. we are tied together, she is my dear sister. >> during the week her case brought thousands of protesting students to the streets, appalled at the way her case was handled. the president admits it was heavy-handed to detain leonarda dibrani in front of her friends. the expulsion itself was legal.
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>> translation: if she requests and wants to continue her education in france, she is welcome. france is a republic. president hollande's difficulties with the case are not overment the leader of his own socialist party says that the entire family, with the exception of the father should be allowed back. while the interior minister is reported as saying he will quit if leonarda dibrani is allowed to return to france. >> president hollande is caught between two camps - those who are outraged at the treatment of some asylum seekers, and others demanding tougher immigration laws. >> muslims in the philippines are asking the government to help their children learn islam in schools. the country is predom plantly
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christian, muslims are 15% of the population. parents are pushing for a bill to push religious education. >> this teacher teaches with a renewed sense of purpose. this, despite getting paid $18 a month. she left a higher paying job to teach arabic language to the poor philippino kids but says the job is more rewarding. >> translation: i'm willing to teach for free if necessary and share my knowledge with arabic teachers. i see the children here need me the most. >> there are around 70 muslim filipino children that go to school here. they are taught the government-required curriculum but are given lessons in arabic and islamic studies. almost all islamic schools rely on private donations, from
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filipino muslims or nongovernment associations. >> the population of filipino muslims is around 5 million. yet there are only about 40 islamic schools across the country. the majority are like this, poorly funded or in need of government support. >> the philippines is the bastian of capitalism. more than 85% of the country's population are roman catholics. dis-september has been the norm. there has been decades of rebellion from the government who they say ignored the crisis. the government has made steps to improve the lives of filipino muslims. >> it is for the government to support the muslim children.
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you know, muslim community live in a christian environment. >> marginalisation is a reality that the students will accept. many hope that education may one day help the children rise above their situation. >> the self-proclaimed philippine sultan whose followers invaded the region of sabah decide. jamalul kiram iii died of organ failure in a hospital in the capital of manila. he described himself as sultan of sulu after a group of islands in the southern philippines. before colognial rule ancestors ruled over what are parts of the philippines and malaysia. >> in venezuela, the president and opposition leader are seeing their approval rating slip. the parties are gearing up for races seep as a referendum by both parties.
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we have this report. >> back on the campaign trail, losing the closest presidential election in venezuela in more than a decade. this time opposition leader is rallying his base for a mayoral candidate. venezuelans will vote in december to elect hundreds of mayors and officials. the elections are crucial. >> for me these elections are a referendum where venezuelans chooses between the country madurai wants or what the people want. >> what the country wants is deeply divided. steps away from the campaign stop, progovernment supporters clash. >> these men and women are out on the campaign trail. as you can see, local elections, two months away, tensions are on
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the rise. >> since taking office in january president nicholas madurai has increased pressure. two top aides are being investigated for corruption. in april opposition lawmakers were beaten in congress for refusing to recognise nicholas madurise as president. cap rilise has to rely on a youtube message. although polling high, some of his supporters are disenchanted with his party. this man voted for him in the election. >> the opposition is not as united as they should be. capriles is making a name for himself. considering how split the company is, competition should be stronger. >> convincing venezuelans to vote for his party will be a
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challenge for capriles who shows no signs of giving up. >> more news on the conflict in syria. the arab league leader is keeping up peace talks. he met with the head of the arab league in the egyptian capital cairo to discuss the international conference aimed at ending the war. the so-called geneva ii could be set for november 23rdrd. . the lungi is a traditional dress warn by millions of men in some countries, in bangladesh some consider it as a symbol of the lower classes. some call for it to be banned. our correspondent wore one on the streets to get the reaction. >> it's the south asian version of a sarong, offering a welcome relief from the heat and humid city. whether hind jou, christian or
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muslim almost all own a lungi. it is not welcome everywhere. i have been told by the hotel that i can't enter because i'm bearing a lungi. it may be close to a national dress. it's a symbol of a backwards lifestyle. one of the upmarket areas in the capital considered rickshaw operators wearing leungies. it's a problem for this man and his colleagues. almost all wear leungies. leungies are the most comfortable to wear while driving a rickshaw. it is easy to get on rickshaw and easy to pedal. >> the proposed ban led to an outcry as people came out to defend an item of clothing that is has long been a part of their heritage. they said they never intended to ban the lungi. despite modernising forces the
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lungi is popular. the industry is so informal there's no records on how many are sold each year. it's estimated to be worth $100 million. >>. >> >> translation: bangladeshi men wear leungies. when you are at home and want to relax nothing beats them. >> ironically they all wear trousers to work. >> translation: you can't wear leungies at works, it's more trousers. >> the lungi might be moving ground, but as long as people work outdoors in the heat, it looks unlikely that it will disappear from public view. >> sports news is ahead. including the motogp d mix up that could cost a rider the world championship.
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. a violin believed to have been played on the "titanic" as a sank has been sold at auction for nearly $1.5 million. the instrument was owned by the band leader. he was amopping the 1500 victims of the disaster more than a century ago. >> corroded by the ocean and no longer playable. it's what the violin represents that makes it valuable. the initials stand for wallace hartley. band leader on the ocean liner "titanic," which sang on its maiden voyage in 1912.
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hartley and bandmates played to comfort passengers as the ship went down. it's thought this was the instrument used. >> it represents bravery in human nature the way the young man and his colleagues and the people on the ship stayed and fulfilled their duty. it represents a substantial investment for a collector after going under the hammer at auction. >> $900,000. going. [ clapping ] >> >> 900,000 british pounds, $1.4 million. >> it's not about the cash. it's about what it is. it's the most iconic there is. it's history, it's a brave man. the money is secondary. it is a very valuable item - no doubt about that. >> the violin was discovered in
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an english attic. there has been debate about its authenticity. the auctioneer is adamant it's the real thing, saying hartley strapped it to his body in a leather case before becoming a victim of the "titanic." there's no word on who bought it. it's hoped it will remain on display. >> let's get caught up on the sports news. >> boston is through to the baseball world series, beating the detroit tigers. with boston down 2-1 in the serches, shane vicorino. boston won the best of seven series 4-2, meeting the cardinals. the world series will be a rematch of 2004 which boston won. game 1 at fenway park. >> the first thought was to get
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enough air to tie the game. then, "this could get up." all the emotions and seeing it - no disrespect, i'll never be one of those guys. if guys took it wrong. i was excited when i ran around the bases. >> they deserve to be representative. they beat us. i wish them the best. they did well. there was a lot of good games. we just, like i said, collectively starting with me, the coaches, players, we didn't do quite enough. >> the return of lionel messi was not nuf in the spanish premier league. lionel messi returned to the bench for barcelona after missing three weeks with a hamstring problem. barta were missing the target. a header from defender mark
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bartra and a shot from fab re gas resulted in heads being in hands. lionel messi couldn't believe what he saw. he failed to do better when he came on midway through the second half. barca failed to score for the first time in 65 league games. they miss out on a record-equalling ninth straight win this seasoning. returning from injury gareth bale, the world's most expensive player started on the bedroom for real madrid -- an the bench for real madrid. >> real took the lead seconds after the interval, missed cristiano ronaldo, and flew into the net. gareth bale came on for the last quarter of an hour, earning the homeside a questionable penalty, when he went down under the pressure of wellington. cristiano ronaldo netted his eighth from the spots, in
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stoppage time. 2-0 victory for real. a tough time ahead. >> real had not won since the opening day of the season. tom greeceman giving them a ad against vallen shia. ruben parlo doubled their advantage on the hour. vallen shia got a goal back in the 90th minute. socio dad won 2-1, their first victory in eight games. they'll travel to old trafford to play manchester united in the champion's league. >> atletico had a chance to go two clear at the top after an own goal by the goalkeeper meant they lost 1-0. unable to match real madrid's 45 year record of nine wins at the start of a season. they are now a point behind barca.
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>> bayern munich's unbeaten streak in the bundise leagua stretched to fourth. they are a goal down, two away from equalling a record. ronald levelled the match. bayern scoring four second-half. thomas mailer finishing off. the final score a win putting them a point clear at the top of the table. >> tottenham beat aston villa four nil in the last visit to villa park. they'll hope for a rebate when the sides meet on sunday. arsenal have put daylight between themselves and the chasing pack at the top of the table. >> the challenge ended with a determined norwich side. barca are two clears of chelsea and liverpool. >> we come out of a lopping
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period where most of the time in recent years in october we were already looking forward and behind. so at the moment we are in a better position. >> elsewhere chelsea thrashed cardiff 4-1. liverpool held by a newcastle tide. >> manchester city fourth. manchester united woes continued after a draw. >> we need to work on it, we need to do it. we shouldn't have trouble with the game earlier on, with a couple of chances. we hit the bar and had a couple of other opportunities. there were periods we played well, other periods we weren't so good. it was a mixed period. we had chances i'm hoping we'd finish off. >> the motogp world championship has been blown open after mark was disqualified. he had a chance to obtain
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victory at phillip island, he almost collided with jorge lorenzo. he was black flagged. >> jorge lorenzo started from pole. he cut the championship lead to 18 points, with two races remaining. >> today has been a great race. different to normal race with change of bikes in the middle. we practice a lot. before the race the change of the bike - we could improve. that's one of the key. >> a number of high speed crashes marred the indy event in california. they lost control. they were lucky to avoid other drivers crashing into a wall. a multicar crash 11 laps later caused chaos. eight of the 25 drivers that started the race finished. australian will power claimed
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victory. a fifth-placed village was enough for scott dixon to secure his third indy car championship. >> we had though work on the car and had some issues with overheating problems. i can't believe we wan the championship. it's fantastic. >> the new jersey devils became the final nhl team to earn their first victory, beating the new york rangers 4-0. the devils scoring three out of 10 shops in the second home game of the season. rangers shut out for the second time this season. >> the vienna tennis open will be a battle of hx aas and hass. robin haas is in top form betting tsonga in straight sits. haas lost his last 14 matches
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against the top 10. ooeth i don't knowia's runner -- ethiopia's runner ran the budget marathon. people from 40 countries took part in race. he clocked a time of two hours, seven minutes and 16 seconds. he beat a record that stood for 27 years, by 19 seconds. >> china's dominance continued in the women's, winning every race since 1992. >> that's all the sport. see you later. thank you. concerts are a rare event in afghanistan. musicians face continued threats by the taliban in a country torn by war. some sippingers are risking their lives to bring music to fans. jane ferguson has more from
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kabul. >> kabul rarely rings with the sounds of live music. africans rush to by tape cassettes of singers, but live concerts can be dangerous for fans and performers. this is a western based afghan singer, singing over the world. performances in her home town are most risky. >> when i'm in afghanistan i'm almost a prisoner in my hotel room. i cannot get to go outside, you know, like normal when we are outside afghanistan. i have to lock myself inside. whenever i have a show on tv or a concert, unfortunately i have to take body guards with me. proper car and everything. a. >> she sings about issues important to her. >> i have songs for women, for women's rights and things like that. do you know what, i'm working on another right now. because my concentration is
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mostly on that right now. afghan women, you know, they are right and things like that. i work on songs like that which is not popular in afg, and ladies in particular love the song. i'll perform it tonight. the event brought together musicians from afghanistan and surrounding countries, with the songs carrying antiwar messages. outside the war goes on and tight security is a must. >> the concert is a musical. there's a lack of security across afg means it's difficult to attract a large crowd from different sections of society. >> it's young modern afghans who attend. those with the most to gain from peace. 13 years ago music was banned under taliban rule. the crowds here hard by compare to concerts in other capitals around the world. for the young people it's a crucial start.
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