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this is al jazeera. i'm in d o ha, the crime of the 21st century and that is what they say when yasser arafat was assassinated a storm smashing into the philippines and signs of positive change top the heads in geneva where talks with a nuclear deal with iran continues. we are talking about the forgotten crisis in the central african republican and warn of a
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humanitarian catastrophe. ♪ finding out the complete truth about who killed yasser arafat is a national responsibility and a moral one was the conclusion of palestinian investigators that follows the publication of two reports into the death of the late palestinian leader and swiss scientists said he was certainly poisoned and they confirmed that he had poison in his body but the findings were inconclusive. >> translator: this is the crime of the 21st century. we will not save an effort and no obstacle will stop us arriving at the facts.
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the basis, ladies and gentlemen, is to find out who stands before the assassination of yasser arafat. and who has the technical and scientific resources for that. we say that israel is the only one to be accused. >> reporter: and joining us now is phil reese one of the journalist in the special investigative unit who spearheaded the investigation into yasser arafat's death. we heard the conclusions by palestinian officials and a slight difference between the swiss and russian results and
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you have been through the russian results and are you saying they were skewed in advance for political reasons? >> well it was an intriguing press conference and he seemed to say both reports confirmed that there was poisoning and mr. arafat did not die from a natural death but said the russian one was inconclusive he died from polonium and we have new light on his comments and in a film which is going out to at 7:00 gmt on sunday say we had a leak of the russian investigation beforehand and it's quite fascinating what we heard from a source. here is a clip which we will show you now. a new development brings me to the capitol and we were expecting results from switzerland months ago but they will be delayed for most testing
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and verification. in the meantime a man from the former soviet union contacts me online saying he can access leaked findings from the study of arafat's remains. the palestinian authority brought russia in to conduct a third examination on top of the french and swiss studies but they refused access to their scientists so the leak could be significant. after months of communication i decide to meet the source. he asked and we agreed to hide his identity and we spend hours checking that neither of us are fored and unsure about releasing this classified material. he shows us 15 pages, said to be the summary findings from the russian lab. after we convince him to speak
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to us on camera. >> translator: . >> reporter: they were not only restricted in how they presented the report, they were also given an incomplete selection of samples and the document said they measured four of a total of 20. . >> translator: . >> reporter: it's not clear
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what happens to the other 16 samples. and the four that were tested the readings of polonium 210 in arafat's bones is low and what scientists would expect from background levels but nonetheless the scientists write that the results are inconclusiv inconclusive. >> reporter: fascinating stuff your unit has been able to dig up there phil and i understand you have been speaking to other people too who are basically backing up what your source is saying, that something doesn't look right with the russian investigation, tell us more about that. >> indeed.
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we had the leak and the source but took it to a leading forensic scientists, professor david barkley and supplied him with our report and this is what he said about it. >> the bone fragments they have chosen to use is odd and the levels they have got appearing to be 10, 20 times less than you would expect just from anybody else in the world. so i think the results are meaningless. >> reporter: and i noticed when the palestinian officials are presenting their summary of both the russian and swiss reports the word moderate described the probability of arafat dying of polonium findings and the swiss said there is a moderate likelihood, is that an accurate way of portraying what the swiss
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lab says in the report like your team did. >> we have been transparent at al jazeera and they did use the word moderately confident and of course they are cautious and thorough and scientific about this and won't make political conclusions and they recorded an 83, up to 83% probability that this level of polonium was in his bones. if you come to that kind of statistics and that level was in his bones then that would have killed him. >> reporter: where does this leave all the tests? where does it leave the search to find who and what killed yasser arafat? >> there is a french criminal inquiry taking place at the moment but i think what the events of today show and we don't know what the french are saying but what the events of today show is that the death of yasser arafat is in politicsen intrigue and perhaps conspiracy because they have not been able to separate the two events and
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certainly the palestinian authority appear to play a political game and working out when and where to bring the results out. >> reporter: why were the russians brought? >> a mystery and were brought in at the last moment by the palestinian authority after al jazeera worked closely with scientists and first indications that mr. arafat had been poisoned and seen they would work with the palestinian authority in some kind of way which would be separate from the french and the swiss investigators. so it's been a mystery from the start actually. >> reporter: all right, phil reese thanks for joining us and remind everyone we will be live in about 20 minutes to get an update there on where the official stance is going on this and of course if you want to keep up to date and read this report, you want to see the details as phil mentioned, transparency is the name of the game, go to al and you get the full details there
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on our website. now the strongest typhoon to hit land since records began is battering the philippines and fell tones are down and power is out and millions fled to safe ground in the front of a huge storm surge and carolyn reports. >> reporter: this is the beginning of the strongest storm on record to make landfill and haiyan hit early on friday when sustained winds were 310 kilometers an hour, the strongest gusts were faster at a pace that is faster than a form lung one car. >> incredibly strong winds and reports from locals of roofs being ripped from buildings and the windows being blown in. >> reporter: it pushed waves to more than 5 meters high. the typhoon brought rain and land slides and before the center of the storm passed trees were being knocked down and
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debris across the streets. the president told people to move away from low-lying areas. >> translator: as always no storm can bring a united philippine people to its knees and it's my hope we will stay safe in the coming days. >> reporter: it came from the east to the city and hitting further north where high waves were seen and millions of people have been effected in the highly populated areas with many tourists. hundreds of thousands of people were moved before the worst of the storm hit. >> translator: the winds and rain were strong and decided to leaf our leave our house. >> reporter: and they are preparing to a strong storm as this. >> the red cross has been given aid and emergency kits and shelter but they are extremely vulnerable because you are talking about thousands of people who are already living in
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makeshift shelters. >> reporter: some worst hit areas and meaning communications have been cut so it may be some time before the full extent of the damage from haiyan is known and carolyn with al jazeera. >> to talk about this further i'm joined by al jazeera metrologist everton fox and let's talk about this now, what makes this storm so deadly and so dangerous than anything else that ever has been recorded at least. >> warm waters across the northwest pacific and steaming away and gathering momentum very quickly and keeping an eye on the storm for quite sometime but as you can see it's massive. the philippines is a large group of islands and the storm is making its way to central part of the philippines and you barely see it there it's blanketed, isn't it? >> it's under that message you can make out the eye of the storm, this is earlier on, shortly before making landfall
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sustained winds sammy of 310 kilometers and gusts around 380 kilometers per hour and at landfall they are 300 kilometers and gusts of 370 and that is a category 5 on the hurricane scale. >> is it losing speed now it has made landfall? we understand they die down a little bit at least. >> they die down and lost some intensity but still a major storm at the moment and still expecting it to be the equivalent of a category four hurricane when it makes its way out of the philippines. >> strong enough to do plenty of damage. >> this is still a violent storm. looking at the pictures once again here you can just see the storm making its way across the central parts of the philippines and going to punch its way and it's situated around the soolo
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sea and we could see it making landfall across the western side of the islands as we go on through the next couple of hours or so. it will push out of the soolo sea and make its way back into the south china sea with winds around 240 kilometers per hour and damaging winds and violent gusts to come here. >> we will talk more about in this the weather and thanks and we will get details in other parts of the world later. they name the new leader and what prospects are there for future peace negotiations. plus damaging the delta, we will report from nigeria river state to see the true impact of oil spills. and in sport after a long hard season he is in no mood to slow down as he looks to progress at the world tour finals in london. ♪
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hopes arising now of a breakthrough in talks over iran nuclear program taking place in georgia geneva and they changed plans to join negotiations and we got this update from michael mann. >> a very serious process as we said before and intense contacts going on across the board and had a good meeting this morning that lasted about an hour. my boss just has gone to another meeting and she is leaving the process of coordinating this as she has been doing throughout and contacts ongoing and very serious work is continuing. as you know john kerry is due to arrive in geneva in the next hours and joining in the discussions and there has been contacts with the iranians during the course of the morning and i'm sure there will be further contacts later and we
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are working very hard and as we said last night we are making progress. >> reporter: and the prime minister yahoo who met with john kerry over breakfast is talking about the deal. >> iran got the deal of the century and we got a very bad deal. and israel utterly rejects it. and what i'm saying it's shared by many individuals, whether or not they express it publically. israel is not obliged by the agreement and israel will do everything it needs to do to defend itself and defend the security of the people. >> let's go to mike hanna who is live in jerusalem and after talking with kerry he has the impression there is a deal. >> very much so. and it would appear to be the fact that the israeli prime
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minister is convinced that the deal is not only on the table but it will be implemented and certainly the tone of that statement that we have heard, the tone that we have heard from him and advisors in resent days has been very much a tone of acknowledging that this deal is going to be pushed through. whether or not he got further information from the u.s. secretary of state during his three rounds of talks over the past few days indicating that there was a certainty that this deal would be implemented, that is open to question, sammy. >> reporter: mike, also let's think to the statement, it did sound like he is saying if a deal goes ahead, it's more likely israel will take military action or military option is stronger, didn't it? >> well, there is not that direct statement within what we heard from him.
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israel keeps the right to defend itself. there is certainly a threat contained in that statement, a not so subtle one either. however, he does not directly state that israel will take action. he said it would take action should it feel threatened. now the whole issue of israel feeling threatened is something that has been part of the debate, the arguments presented by the government and it has argued throughout these periods and months of negotiation, it has argued very strongly that an iran with a weapon nuclear capacity poses a threat to israel and would threaten israel's survival within the eyes of the prime minister and the present government. clearly contained in that statement is the threat that should there be the question of iran becoming a weaponized
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capability and israel will take some action. a delicate situation and clearly not a comfortable series of talks for the u.s. secretary of state. >> thanks so much. several african leaders are due to meet in central african republican to discuss the security situation there. 8 agencies are struggling to cope with the humanitarian crisis and we will go live in the central african republic. >> reporter: this is called a contact meeting between the various authorities here and heads of state of africa nations is not going too well because only one neighboring african head of state from congo has actually turned up. uawanda and officials are here as well and disappointing particularly for the humanitarian agencies struggling in the country as we discovered
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when we traveled to the northwest of central african republic. what you can't see from the sky is almost all of these huts are empty. some people have gone into the bush. others made it to the blue and white tents. phil was shot on his way here. he says armed men burned his house, killing his brother and father. >> translator: what it did was senseless. there was no reason for them to do this for me. and the children were hungry and i went to get potatoes and that is when they shot at me. >> reporter: there are now more than 40,000 people here in this remote northern town and mostly christians sleeping in the grounds of the cathedral. this is the family that walked 25 kilometers to get here today.
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they say they can't go back to their farms and livelihood because of the fighting in the area and the u.n. can't cope with new arrivals, 4 out of 10 people don't have basic necessities and people keep coming because they are afraid of attacks by former rebels known as celica and mainly muslims and backed a coup in the country 8 months ago. in september celica was attacked by a group and he said machetti in the local language. on the other side of town muslims a hiding in the school and accuse men of targeting them. mohamed says they killed his father. he is now looking after his family of 20. >> translator: my message to these people is they may want to retake power, they may want to
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get back in government but they need to spare civilian lives. >> reporter: this has become a complicated conflict with armed groups killing the political and sometimes religious reasons and workers on the ground could assure people to go home but it needs more money and resources. >> the people have been in many respects forgotten but i think certainly the united nations stands for rights of children and rights of women and we have an obligation not to abandon the country. >> there is a sense the world is taking notice of pictures like these. the u.n. security council is expected to agree to a new u.n.-led peace keeping mission but it's unclear how much power it will have to end this cycle, of fighting and running. >> there is a lot of problems there, what options are the international community weighing up right now?
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>> well we have heard from diplomatic sources that the international community may be looking at a potential option which is called an executive mandate. this is what the u.n. did in kosovo and east see more and what we understand is that if it goes ahead the mandate will mean the u.n. will come here and they will run state operated things like the military, the police and justice system as well. but clearly the president of this country has to agree to them coming here. at the moment the president of central african republic has said he can do things on his own. he wants outside help but wants to run the country on his own but we have spoken to the president and he said in the past week that he cannot control these security forces out there in the country side.
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these are the options potentially being discussed at the moment. >> thanks natalie, we have more on the disaster in the central african republic in 15 minutes when we speak with the international crisis group so don't want to miss that. talking about the weather situation in the philippines and let's find out where the typhoon is heading and other weather with everton now. >> thanks very much, sammy. the storm made landfall 12 hours ago and within the next hour or we expect it to clear and the eye of the storm and the eye making its way in the islands and falling apart somewhat but an organized system and this one of course and in the process of continuing to make its way further westward. running into central parts of vietnam and it will do that by around sunday, sammy and talking sustained winds of 160 kilometers and gusts of 195 and
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a category two storm and still a very dangerous storm and that could well cause further flooding across central areas of vietnam. another area that has flooding concerns is somalia by africa and you see this area of cloud which developed here and could bring showers in across parts of somalia over the next couple days and one to watch. further south hef showers into central parts of mozambeek and the cloud is here and further showers to come in here as we go on through saturday. on the other side of the beach showers to the eastern side of madagascar and we have the top temperature of 30 degrees. >> the growing number of refugees arriving in europe has a warning from health officials and the world health organization has confirmed an out break of polio and the report in the british medical journal the lancet and they said
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the vaccine is not effective to prevent the spread of the disease and most countries have been polio free for decades and said the out break was reported in october, at least two cases were confirmed and the virus probably originated in pakistan and three countries globally where it's common and spreads easily from person to person through contaminated food and water and children. people living in crowded conditions are at risk and includes refugee clamps in lebanon, jordan and turkey where 2 million syrians are living and the professor is an author of the report and joins us now from germany. good to have you with us. first of all just how much is europe in danger at threat of a polio outbreak? >> thank you. yes, you have to already wrap
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the story up nicely. i don't think we are in immediate danger of having an out break in europe but we have to keep up our vigilence and one is reported in syria and one is israel. so let's not feel too safe, let's be vigilant and pay extra attention to tourism and refugees coming from syria. >> reporter: so you are telling people to be vigilant but if i understand your report correctly you are saying are you not that the vaccines in europe are not effective to prevent another out break of polio, is that right? >> wouldn't say that under european conditions so you have to see the inactivated vaccine
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we are using through the rest of europe and it's efficient in preventing disease. and it also allows them to acquire the infection and sounds bad but not as bad as it is because the person will not get sick. the dangerous part is minor extent the person can spread the virus in the environment and can effect others. as long as most of the others are vaccinated themselves and as long as we have european conditions with low crowding and high hydrogenic standards the chain of infection will soon be interrupted and the dangerous conditions comes in with people who are less vaccinated than the over all and vaccination coverage like in english, france, germany are extremely high and are high enough on average to protect us against the spread of polio. but if we have some populations
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that are less vaccinated then these populations may be hit by a chain of infections if infection is introduced frequently enough and may have a problem then. >> reporter: what you are saying is if you have vaccinated fine and if not go and get vaccinated. >> that is the recommendation to everybody in syria and in europe. >> reporter: all right, thanks so much. >> thank you. >> reporter: now obese america, we will bring you the attempt by u.s. food authorities to prevent heart attacks and premature death. happy home coming from adam scott from the australia championship and details coming up, with joe.
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and to contact the centers and
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welcome back, let's recap the headlines on al jazeera now. palestinian investigators accepted the findings that yasser arafat was certainly poisoned and a russian report said toxic substances were found in his remains that said the evidence was inconclusive. strongest typhoon to hit land is battering the philippines with sustained winds of 300 kilometers per hour and three have been killed and the power supply has been knocked out over a large area and john kerry with french, german foreign ministers changed plans to join
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negotiations with the nuclear program and netanyahu has condemned the prospect of a deal in geneva. the top story investigators released details of reports into yasser arafat's death and we are live for us now in the occupied west bank. it was clear they did have one clear conclusion, and it's yasser arafat did not die of natural causes. what is the next step then for the palestinian investigation if they are saying the test results were not conclusive on what and who killed him? >> well, sammy palestine said they will continue investigations that the case of arafat's death will be open and not closed until they arrive at full details and fact to share with the palestinian people who need answers and closer and to share with the international community.
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palestine say they blame israel squarely for poisoning and killing yasser arafat and said they are the only ones that had the means and cutting edge technology and the motive to poison and kill arafat because israel was in complete control of the presidential headquarters, the compound where arafat was staying and was surrounding it with tanks and was controlling who was going in and out of that compound. according to palestinian officials it definitely had a role in facilitating the rare substance into the compound they say. what they can do next is a political decision that needs to be made at the highest level. now, as you know palestine is a nonmember state at the united nations and has a right to apply for international at the criminal court at the hague to take matters where there is a breach by israel of international law. however, the palestinian authority promised the united states not to go to icc for
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membership yet until they give negotiations with the israelis a chance and the palestinians and israelis are engaged in a nine-month period of negotiations which end next april and we understand from plo officials that some say that continuing negotiations at this point after these findings would be what they describe as improper. this is a political decision. we don't know if the palestinians would withdraw from negotiations to take action and pursue this investigation further and apply for icc membership. we have to wait and see what political decision will be made. as i said that will be made at the very -- the highest of levels here in the west bank. >> no doubt about that, thanks so much. we are turning to our exclusive investigation in the violence in the central african republic and we uncovered evidence that government forces are committing atrocities against civilians and the chief is warning violence may spin out of control. several african leaders are due
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to meet in the capitol to discuss the growing crisis and the possibility of the u.n. intervening. i'm joined live from paris, the central africa project director with the international crisis group and thanks for joining us, what do you make of suggestions and the plans that seem to be coming together for u.n. intervention there? >> well, i think u.n. intervention we understand in springtime next year so that might be quite late and we saw that the dynamics on the ground is very negative between now and springtime a lot of bad things could happen in some arab league. the secretary general of the united nations will present a report next week i understand about the options and of course
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those options include a possible u.n. peace keeping mission next year and also include support to the african peace keeping mission that is presently deployed in activity and there are several options that will be discussed in new york next week. >> regional leaders are meeting about they and worried about the situation there, what should happen in the interim before any u.n. force does intervene, is there anybody else who is in a position to try and restore order there basically? >> yes, definitely, there are now about 2500 african soldiers deployed in some sort of africa activity. and au led mission and that should be enough actually to secure the capitol and to restore law an order. the problem, the main problem in
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africa is restoration of law an order. so the traditional is a two-day meeting with a compact group as you say and they are going to present their roadmap and the first priority of israel is not restoration of law an order. the problem with the african peace keeping force that is present on the ground is funding and also the effectiveness. people are getting quite skeptical about the ability of the african union-led force to fight and to restore law an order in the country. so the whole issue of effectiveness is really a main concern and that is why also there are talks about a possible u.n. mission coming next year. but in the interim it's very clear that the african peace
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keepers and the french soldiers should contribute much more actively to the restoration of law an order. >> reporter: that doesn't seem to be happening so far. the investigation which al jazeera's reports reveal atrocities being committed against civilians and the president saying he cannot control some of these elements. what will happen? will this become some giant genicide and perhaps a wider religious conflict? >> well, as you see right now there are at least, there are very serious security problems in africa. the first one is a problem because all of the elements have been disbanded and committing a crime everywhere including the capitol city.
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the problem is very related and it's a creation of a defense group called anti-balica and a growing confrontation between this group and the malacia men and started in the west and gradually spreading to the rest of the country and there is a rising of religious tensions between christian communities because the men are muslim. we are there -- we started with the fall of the regime and situation of anarchy and we are now moving to a very dangerous context where we could have a civil war basically in central africa. so it is -- and the paradox of the situation is 2500 african peace keepers on the ground plus about 500 french in bangwee and
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should be more active and do something very quickly. i understand that maybe the support of the united nation will be discussed next week and mandate. >> we will see what kind of mandate they have and thank you so much. and giant shell is denying accusations and falsely blaming people for oil spills to avoid paying compensation and we report from nigeria's river state. >> he shows us the damaged caused to his fish ponds and farmland in goy, when shell oil pipelines exploded in 2009. and shell admitted responsibility but grossly under played the extent of the damage. >> and the team report and assessment that goes on with
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this environment is not always genuine. for example, in 2004, when there was pollution from the pipeline behind the campsite, the team came and allowed the community members to go get access to what they are doing and they had contractors from shell and how do you expect people from shell to report for shell and shell ensured they get a very good report concerning themselves and their operation. >> reporter: shell denies such accusations but those claims backup a new report by amnesty which accuses oil company of manipulating the investigation process to put the blame on oil theft rather than miss management on their part. shell denies it is exaggerating the impact of oil theft that is causing damage like this and dispute is trying to distract the public's attention from its
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operational failures and they say local people steal 100,000 barrels a day by vandalizing and sabotaging pipelines and other infrastructure and theft is a small fraction of spills and also says oil companies must stop investigating themselves. >> the oil companies take the lead in carrying out the investigations. but the government and start taking the lead. >> reporter: eric says the government won't take the lead in investigating oil companies because it depends on them for revenue. >> they would not listen to those communities and they want good results. >> reporter: nigeria is putting measures in place to be sure that investigations into oil spills are more independent,
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river state, nigeria. 8 people have been killed in an explosion in southern afghanistan in sabal after a vehicle hit a roadside bomb and no one claimed responsibility for the explosion and there are hopes of a breakthrough in talks taking place over iran's nuclear program and the british, french and foreign ministers are going to geneva to take place in the negotiations and john kerry will be there and providing evidence that they are delivering on hopes and his election in june would mean a shift in relations with the west and we traveled to the holy city to find out what people there think of the president's progress. >> it's iran's most conservative city. and it's home to more than a million people, small, but powerful. and it's also here where the president himself studied to become a cleric and since he
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came to office rohani used the world stage that he helped big and they have been watching him closely especially when it comes to sensitive foreign issues. >> translator: the foreign policy is more complicated than countries where the presidents have authority to change foreign policies. the power makeup in the country is set in a way that the president is the executer of the establishment's principal strategies and you ask me about the performance in the last few months then i'm satisfied. >> reporter: in the few months he has done what many thought impossible, ended 34 years of silence between washington and tyran and most are pleased but say foreign policy must be on iran's terms. >> translator: the u.s. wants to be a member of the world which it designed but we don't
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accept it. if our ties are going to be normal the u.s. should change its interruptions with iran and i don't think the political atmosphere of society reached the point where people or the government will accept a condescending or equal relationship. >> reporter: the foreign policy has not shifted in regards to its support of regional allies such as syrian president bashir al-assad and hezbollah. and the u.s. and allies accuse iran of using its save jan program as a cover for a military one and because of that international sanctions have had an impact on iran's economy. the president's main goal is to end them but the sanctions have not eased. in the presidential election rohani won the city and got more votes than any other candidate and made his foreign policy
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intentions clear during the campaign season and people who did not support or vote for him have since changed their minds and think he was indeed the right man for the job but there are many people in the city who remain unconvinced. and with only 100 days into a four-year term rohani will have more opportunities to try to win over opponents and al jazeera guam. >> reporter: in sport problems for houston as the rockets take on lakers and details coming up, next. ♪
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welcome back, u.s. food authorities has taken the first step towards banning artificial trans fat saying they hope to save 7,000 lives each year and the so called frankenstein fats are in junk food and strongly linked to heart attacks and we report. >> americans prepare to say good-bye to all this. it might prove tasty but the u.s. food and drug administration declared trans fat a peril and taken the first steps to ban it. >> it's unhealthy and glad they are doing it because it's in children's snacks like cookies. >> reporter: they can't say what a trans fat is. >> i know they are not good for you but i don't really know what they are. >> i don't know. >> i do not. what is it? >> reporter: the agency says banning the substance found in cooking oil and processed foods
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could prevent 20,000 heart attacks and 7,000 deaths each year in the u.s. >> trans fats are the worst fats in the supply and they raise the bad cholesterol and lower the good cholesterol. >> it has the labels of a broad array of processed food from margarine to chocolate and even here in the deep dish pizza. to ban this failed two years ago and americans are eating 80% less than a decade ago because of bans in places like new york and california. some u.s. fast-food chains including mcdonald's and popey's use it but most phased it out entirely and some say personal liberty is more important than health and if they can't define what it is they want. >> i just know it's bad but i'm
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not for banning it. i want to have my own choice. >> reporter: it might require a change in american's hearty appetites but when the ban is phased in they are hoping a bit of prevention will avert the need for a cardiac cure. al jazeera, chicago. >> sports time and here is joe. >> thank you. we begin with tennis and he is still going strong for long season and intense to finish it off with victory at the atp world finals and the second seed made it to the finals with victory in the second match on thursday and opened up against argentina and 6-3 and the 2009 runner up was not going down without a fight and clinching the second by the same score. and he got back to winning ways taking the separate 6-3 and going through to the semi finals as the group winner. >> after ending out the week i
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knew the schedule was going to be quite tough on me and david who played also finals but i was fortunate enough that my group was selected to play thursday and friday and i played at night at 8:00 p.m. which helped obviously which helped to recover, to gain more time and get ready for the matches and i'm through to the semis i want to win every match i play on. >> reporter: and he won the six time winner has a chance of qualifying for the semi after the first group match and he is eliminated and the last group match on saturday with the final play on offer. >> it was a match today and we both struggled to i think he might have had a bit of a virus and i'm not sure how well he was feeling but on my side i tried to play aggressive and sometimes really well and sometimes i struggled so i think it's one of those matches that you just try
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to find a way and try to play tough and hopefully come through and that is all i really needed today is really make sure i won the match to give me one last match at qualifying and moving to the next around. >> reporter: matches conclude on friday and they hope to join in the semis and they will beat ferrer and he will qualify if he can beat nedal and heat beat the clippers 102-97 and the clippers the third also after four on the road this season and better news for la team the lakers and traveled to houston to face the rockets and houston howard was facing the team and finished with 15 points and 14 rebounds and steve blake with 1.3 seconds remaining clinched it for the lakers and win 99-98. and favorites in south field
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crushed the americana and the brazilian team is in the first leg and rose to the occasion and scoring following a break away early in the second half. and that is almost equalized when the clearance hit the post. and the 5th minute the 2-0 win, and he will play in the semi finals. and the other semi finals, 2-0 from first place and the opponent scored in the first half of the return match in columbia. and he was denied a second in time and retired to go through 2-1. and they secured their place in
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knock out stage and eric and jermain is in 32 place and they went on to beat 2-1 at white hot lake. it is the club's leading goal scorer in europe with the 23rd goal. >> expecting and it did not happen today and we were trying to pull him through. and had a chance through the penalty. so i think we are all particularly happy for him. >> reporter: and on the brink of the last 32 places and the spanish side claimed 3-2 victory against frank in switzerland and lifting velencia to the top of group a and swanzie was denied in the last-minute and they are
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through to the knock out standings with a win of wigen and in south korea football managers in a top flight game threatened to boycott the league unless the player takes a gender test. the managers held an informal meeting and subsequently filed a complaint about his son who is the lead top scorer of the season and he was at the world cup has been capped by the country 19 times and passed a gender test when she was 15. since the complaint came to light the coaches have come under heavy criticism. >> translator: this is a serious violation of human rights that she is suffering for a second time. the question regarding gender identity shall never be raised again. the city of seoul will take the measures to protect our players'
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human rights. >> a happy home coming for adam scott and day to of the pga championship. and at the end of the day top of the leaderboard and ten under par and highlights of the second round came from american ricky fowler and had an eagle on the first and tied for first place. cricket beat west india to win the first and after being out 453 on day three they dismissed the west, indys and took nine in total for the match in what was his debut test. the next test of the two-game series is next week in mumbai and it will be the 200th and final test match.
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horse racing successful jockey won his 4,000th race and he had a thrilling finish on thursday riding the mountain ching in central england. >> he has done it! what a hero! what a sportsman! what a jockey. >> reporter: he has been champion jockey for 18 seasons is unlikely to be caught any time soon as the nearest rival is over 1400 wins behind. >> it could not have worked out any better. obviously for john and jp and the managers have been so good to me. >> reporter: that is all the sport for now. >> reporter: thanks, joe, that is the end of this news hour but stay with us and joe is back in a couple minutes with another full bulletin of news around the corner. see you in a bit.
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determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or is targeted towards you specifically, they may not consider it abuse. they may consider it offensive. and in that case they just recommend that you block that person. >> i don't want to minimise this, because i mean, there's some really horrible things that
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are on line, and it's not - it's not just twitter, what has happened through social media and the anonymity of the net is that you see websites, hate-filled websites targetting all sorts of groups, popping up. there has been a huge number of those that exist as well. >> they say they did it because they were trying to protect my children. they didn't protect my children, they traumatized them. >> fault lines examines why so many native american kids are caught in the child welfare system. >> any time they see a social worker its like seeing a police officer. the immediate response is, "they're here to take my kids". >> from the indian perspective who sees this in terms of history, this is as about as adversarial as it gets.
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