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welcome to al jazerra america, i am rochelle kerry. coming up widespread death and destruction in the philippines, 10,000 people feared dead and another storm might be headed for the islands. negotiations over iran's nuclear program has stalled. is there any chance for a historic deal? eye under the circumstances in bangladesh prove deadly and leave dozens of others injured. and a changing neighborhood grapples to rename a street after a famous rapper. we begin with the devastation in
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the fill fines i desperate search for the survivors after the country was hit pie typhoon haiyan. one of the strongest ever. nearly 10,00 10,000 have been k. uprooted trees and levels houses all across the country. more from the capital of ma mill a. >> reporter: survivors of typhoon haiyan walked through what's left of their town. still in shock over how quickly their lives were turned upside down, painful reminders of what they have lost are everywhere. thousands still missing and many areas are unreachable. >> badly for the missing and those confirmed killed. so that is a concern but we are addressing the needs of those that are still living. especially those injured. >> reporter: the extent of the devastation is making rescue and relief operations difficult. air pots in the central philippines have been damaged and many of the roads in the
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affects islands are impassable. emergency personnel are having to walk for hours to reach survivors with aid. the storm hit on friday and since 10 for many victims there has been no action stores basic necessities. survivors are finding shell sher where they can and looting has become a problem. displayed residents struggle to go find food and water. >> what's important for us are clothes and water. we have no problem for food because we found storage with lots of food that's been given w5eu6789 other nations have promised help and food and supplies are beginning to arrive. but coordinating it all is proving a challenge in itself. for the millions affected by typhoon haiyan, getting through the day is challenge enough. >> i can't think. i don't know what to do. right now all we can do is survive the day, but i don't know what will happen tomorrow or the day after that. or if we continue surviving. i really do not know.
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>> reporter: there will be little time to catch a breath. the true scale of the damage is still being assessed and reports of more rain on the way. al jazerra manila. >> we have a report out of the city of tal ca c co tal co ban. here is the story of survival. >> reporter: it was a vicious force that paralyzed the entire province. it destroyed everything in its pass, power lines, roads, coastal villages all wiped out in an instant of the typhoon arrived three hours earlier that were expected. those of people were trapped when water rose as high as five meters. we were one of them right at the eye of haiyan's wrath. now we are trying to make our way out of this place, this is
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what a little over three hours of the wrath of typhoon haiyan has brought in to this town of tacloban. this place has become a ghost town. just a few hours ago, we were ourselves caught up in the middle of what is considered the most powerful typhoon in the world this year. it was hard because at some point we were preparing for a live and all of a sudden the water started going up and before we knew it, we were by the ceiling clinging for our lives. it's a miracle that we survived. and what we really need to do now is make our way out of here, there is nothing left only destruction and death. it was the world's most powerful typhoon on record. and the damage for a small province like this is unprecedented. the governor says he fears that at least 20,000 people are dead. and those who survived face far more difficult days ahead. the entire province is isolated.
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thousands have been left homeless and are not sure exactly where to go. search for his shelter in the few structures that remain standing. almost everyone here has a family member or a friends who has died. the reality too hard for many to grasp. >> we almost drowned. it's so difficult. we have nothing left. no place to sleep. not even dry clothes to wear. >> we were in the gymnasium which is supposed to be our evacuation center but it just suddenly collapsed. everyone started to run everywhere to save their own lives. >> reporter: this hospital is one of the few establishments still operating after the typhoon. but doctors here are working under strained conditions. operating on the injured without electricity and clean water. and a short supply of medicine
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is running out. most of areas remain unreachable. the dead, the wounded, and those who survived cut out from the rest of the world. and as nightfalls, people here become even more desperate. the devastation is staggering. but the truex tent of the damage remains unknown. jamela, al jazerra, central philippines. >> meanwhile, in vietnam, hundreds of thousands of people have moved to safe zones as the country brace for his this typhoon. this storm expect today make lands fall there monday morning heavy rain in the region has already triggered floods killing six people. for more on the direction of the storm, the strength of the storm, let's check in with meteorologist h ebony, is this thing getting weaker? >> meteorologist: it is, it will continue to do so by the time it makes landfall. that's the good news. still a tropical storm at landfall, but right now it remains a category one system as
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it continues to move quickly off towards the north and northwest around 20 miles per hour. with systems like this. we like to see that quick movement because that means it will get in, once it gets in overlands, it will not really be torn apart. it's going to dissipate altogether in the next 24 hours. right now category one as it continues to close in on north hey he had familiar. expecting to make landfall with winds of 63 miles per hour. right now maximum sustained winds 80 miles per hour. it's keeping it as a hurricane or at least a typhoon at this time but at a much weaker state. unfortunately we are looking just a little further east of the philippines, now watching this area of disturbed weather. conditions look favorable for possibly development and unfortunately it does look like we are now going to see possibly an alert issued for this general vicinity because we could see a cyclone forming as it does it continues to make its way off towards the north and northwest and that will take it right back in to the philippines, so that means more rain for this area. of course with haiyan, we are expecting a lot of heavy
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rainfall. it's gathered plenty of moisture and the southern area of china haiyan, we have already picked up about six-inches of rainfall. so flooding is going to be a big issue with this system. now, the wind field is going to continue to decrease. so tropical form-force winds will be felt along this particular curve. so southern areas of china in to northern vietnam over the next 24 hours conditions will continuing to downhill. but as it continues to look northward we'll see conditions gradually improving by late monday. so it's not going to be a very long-last is system just because of the speed that it is going. so right now, it's going to continues to move very swiftly and then once it gets overlands it will slow down because it will have that friction as it interact with land. that continues to weaken it further so by landfall tropical storm and then dissipating to a tropical low by late monday morning. back to you. >> thank you. international talks over iran's nuclear program has hit a
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stumbling block. coming up we'll talk about what happened and what happens next. ♪ ♪ get them to lean where we want them to go but the us delegation that came in here, they told us that -- that quite the opposite could happen, that that could actually poison the well and make things worse, make the stress so unbearable that the iranians will see those sanctions as pure belligerence and then walk away. if that is to happen, it will be a
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dangerous situation because it means that the diplomatic path will have closed and what happens after that, well, you know, there have obviously been talks of a military option but the u.s.a. says that that should be the absolute last option on the table. they much prefer the idea of trying to talk to the iranians. they do not -- there has been no discussion of a complete lifting of sanctions. they say that possibly by easing some things, perhaps as the iranians would like to see an easing on the oil exports >> every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? consider this... antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. >> what do you think?
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>> stories that matter to you consider this unconventional wisdom. weeknights 10 eastern on al jazeera america welcome back to al jazerra america, i am richelle carey, despite hopes for a breakthrough, still no deal on nuclear talks with iran. after three days in meetings in geneva, officials failed to come up with an agreement to freeze iran's nuclear program. secretary of state john kerry said the deal would take time. and the major world powers remain united. >> this is the first time that the p5 have come together with this kind of a serious set of possible options in front of it. with a new iranian government. remember that the -- that this has changed since the election. this is a knew overture and it has to be put to the test very, very carefully. >> but here is my bottom line question. >> i think there was unity there, david. with respect to getting it right. and we always said president
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obama has been crystal clear, don't rush, we are not in a rush, we need to get the right deal, no deal is better than a bad deal. >> meantime, in his parliament the iranian president said it cannot be pushed to give up iranian enrichment. >> the rights of the iranian nation are our red line, among those rights nuclear rights within the framework of interim national law including the right to enrich our rain i didn't know on iran yell soil. here is now more on the talks. now iran's nuclear program has a longer history than you might think. actually, we are going to try to get that story for you now from james bays, let's try again.
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>> reporter: foreign ministers from seven countries and the european union were here. most of them having cleared their schedules at the last minute because they thought a historic agreement was close. but after talks that in the end dragged on beyond midnight, there was no deal. >> we are all the same wavelength and that's important. and that gives us the impetus to go forward when we meet again next time. so actually, i think we have a very good three days, very productive three days, and it's something that we can build on and move forward. >> reporter: an emphasis on the positive. that behind the scenes announce and some blame, being directed at one country, and it was not iran. the international community was represented at these talks by what's known as the p5 plus one, the permanent members of the u.n. security council as well as germany. but in effect, the p5 plus one became the five against one.
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that one france, whose foreign minister unexpectedly raised objections to the proposed deal. ideal which it's believed the u.s. was probably prepared to sign. >> did the french ruin your deal? >> reporter: not at all he told me. a point he will be rate odd in his news conference. >> we worked very closely with the french. we agreed with the french that there were certain issue that his we needed to work through. we came here with bracketed language, that's the nature of a negotiation. the president has repeatedly said we will not rush to an agreement. the president has made it clear, that no deal is better than a bad deal. and i think it's good we are going take the time we are taking to make certain that we are dotting the "i"s, and crossing the "t"s and doing what is necessary to look our allies
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and friends in the face and say this gets the job done. that's the purpose of it. >> reporter: the provisional date for the next rounds of talks has been set no november 20th. but those in i israel, in the middle east, particularly in the gulf and the u.s. congress that want to kill off any deal before it's done. there is certainly frustration, but there is no doubt progress has been made here after a decade of wrangler just getting this far is an achievement. james bays, al jazerra, geneva. >> now iran's nuclear program has a longer history than you might think. it started in the 1950s with the focus on nuclear power. then it 1968, the country signed a treaty promising never to develop nuclear weapons. so the 19 s*ebtds iran's king the shaw created an agency to manage the program, including purchases of nuclear technology from the u.s. and other country. after the shaw was overthrown in
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1979 but it was secrets reu started again during the iraq war. it announced an $800 million contract with russia to help build a reactor. although iran has often said it wants a nuclear-free mideast, satellites have snapped photos of our rain young enrichment plants in the country that the u.n. didn't know about. negotiations over the past decade led to the suspension of the program, but as those agreements later broke down it restart. so in 2005 the new leader enthusiastically supported in te new program bringing more support and more controversy. no >> now we turn to bangladesh. many dead and injured after protests turned violent. oppositions clashed with police and party members. in a four-day strike to get rid of the ruling party. they want the minister to step down and demanding the formation of a caretaker government until
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next year's edition. eight least 18 people have died in similar protesters over the last two weeks. and in pac pakistan a book written by teenage education activist has been banned by private schools. the group says she's a tool of the west and her memoirs, i am, does not pay enough respect to islam. she attracted global attention last year, when she stood up for girls' access to education and in a taliban controlled area. she was shot in the head for criticizing that group. there is no question about the emotional and physical toll domestic violence has on its victims. but another cost is not as obvious. jonathan martin reports from nashville, it's a billion dollars problem. >> reporter: kathy walsh is a survivor of domestic abuse. and the director of the tennessee coalition to end domestic and sexual violence. she says crimes against women are not a private matter. >> domestic violence is an issue that impacts every level of our community. from law enforcement to courts,
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to socia social serve service a. >> reporter: the tennessee economic council on women examined the cost connected to violence against well, including human trafficking and sexual assault. they bound the cost to the state just last year alone was staggering. >> when you deal with the areas that we researched, whether it's in health care, judicial system, law enforcement, we came up with nearly a billion dollars, $886 million. and that's what we could count. >> reporter: the latest fbi crime data shows tennessee has the highest per capita violent crime rate of anywhere in the u.s. researchers worked closely with state officials trying to understand all of the factors involved. >> reported domestic violence incidents makeover half of the crimes against persons reported in our state. so it's really kind of the driving force behind our violent crime problem. >> reporter: broken down, tennessee spend more than $438 million for medical and mental health services.
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more than $200 million in lost wages, and work-place productivity. another $200 million from social service providers. and $27 million on law enforcement. the cost for children's services was too high to accurately calculate. accord to this council's executive director, because of the special needs of young survivors. >> children who view their mother being beaten and the kinds of services that they need once they become wards of the state, and the cost of those services, are 900-dollar test every week because the child is so traumatized. and we have to pay for that. >> reporter: the council offered several key recommendations including better documenting domestic violence-related injuries and more money to help survivors become independent. they also want more program that his focus on prevention. >> if we want to end violence against well, we must have more resources available for victims at the local level.
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we must work on prevention of violence, including working with men involve, men in the movement to change the culture of violence against women. we must also continue to hold perpetrators accountable. >> reporter: state leaders hope underring real world costs for tennessee will hepa chief the most important goal, breaking the cycle of violence, jonathan martin, al jazerra, nashville. like many inner-city community as cross the country, brooklyn has seen many changes in the past few decades, now propose toll name a street after a late rapper is highlighting some of the changes, al jazerra reports. >> reporter: two decades notorious b.i.g. christopher wallace wrapped his his neighborhood. he was nerded in 1987. since then the streets he called
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home have undergone a profound transformation, robert price has owned this back enter sharp for 20 years. >> this was a solid black neighborhood. you have people coming from other places and different types of people. it really has changed here. it's changed. it's changed for the better. >> reporter: wallace used to a rap in front of the barber shop and fan leroy mccarthy wants the community to remember him. >> i started a petition to co name this interception christopher wallace. and hope. this corner will become something of an honor, i tribute to him because he lived here as a child. >> reporter: when mccarthy presented his proposal to the community board, some board members said wallace wasn't a good role model because of his involvement with drugs and guns. >> his music is what we are trying to honor. a lot of good came out of his life and experiences in his lyrics he said he went from a negative to positive and that's what i am trying to celebrate.
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>> reporter: two decades after his music. it's about the soul of this neighborhood and the family who his call it home. >> how are you doing? how are you feeling today, everything all right? >> reporter: rocky's family opened their supermarket here in 1967. >> anybody that came up in this neighborhood, packed bags. that was just part of growing up. if you wanted to get new sneakers and you didn't want to go out there and sale drugs and stuff like that, the way was to pack backs, make money. >> reporter: he says not all of the changes have been good. >> you lost clothes knit families, brown stones used to be owned by families, your uncle lived on the top four, aunt in the middle. grant mother on the first floor, now you don't even know your neighbor. you are like you say hi and that's it. >> reporter: lance freeman studied gentrification and says what is happening in brooklyn represents a wider trend. >> brooklyn becomes more trendy at least in the eyes of hipsters or yes or upwardly mo file young
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professionals moving to neighborhoods like clinton hill that were formerly predominantly african-american, predominantly working class and, you know, housing prices are rising, individuals who are living there may no longer feel like this is their home. >> reporter: for some who have lived here their whole lives it's about embracing this new home. >> it's a cool, diverse, you know, describe that's going on. different type of people, more blacks than whites collaborating together which is cool. it's a big, big difference. it's going to shine now. >> reporter: a shine new and old neighbors are eager to be a part of. kalin ford, al jazerra, new york. all right, still ahead, what goes up must come down. and when that applies to a satellite, knowing where it's coming down, that is kind of important.
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welcome back to al jazerra america, here a look at your top
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stories. in the wake of typhoon haiyan, rescue efforts are being hampered by the scale of the destruction. filipino visuals believe up to 10,000 people may have been killed by the storm. international talks over iran's nuclear program has hit a road block. iranian president rouhani says his country is not ready to give up its right to enrich uranium, calling it a red line that cannot be crossed. space junk from a former russian satellite will soon crash down do earth. it was on official business mapping out its final mission but as gerald tan reports, no need to fear getting hit by space debris. >> reporter: march 2009, the goc roars in to orbit from northern it design, it's mission was to map variations in earth's gravity it. now it's mission is complete, but its experiment with gravity isn't over yet.
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the space craft has run out of fuel and is being pulled back to earth. the explorer weighs more than a ton. it began falling at the height of 224-kilometers. once it reaches an altitude of 80-kilometers it will break apart. roughly fou 4/5 of its weight wl come down. some pieces weighing up for 90-kilograms. >> we are in contact with the national civil protection agencies throughout europe, of the member states, so they get all the information that we have on the reentry prediction and that also includes information on emergencies in case part of the satellite fall on inhabited area. >> reporter: it's still uncertain exactly where the falling pieces will make impact. but don't worry too much, the european space agency says humans are about 250,000 times
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more likely to strike it lucky at the lottery than to get struck by a piece of the satellite. gerald tan, al jazerra. ♪ ♪ >> meteorologist: hi, i am meteorology eboni deon as we wrap up the weekend we are seeing some areas of snow but certainly no widespread wintery precipitation. we are mainly quiet throughout the central u.s. and seeing just a few spotty showers moving across parts of george in to northern florida could see a shower or two in to the an los angeles at that area. the but right here is where we are watching for much colder air to sink southward in behind the cold front making its way south ward out of canada. continuing to work eights way down across the country and that cold air going to make its way all the say south ward by the time we get in to the middle of the week. tuesday atlanta you'll feel the cold air spilling in and then by wednesday even parts of central
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florida will see high temperatures only in the 50s and 60s. now, here is a look at the week ahead around new york city, for our sunday temperatures right around 60 degrees. so not bad. by monday we'll drop in to the mid 50s, we have a cold front moving through but it's a much stronger cold front moving in and dropping our temperatures down to the low 40s, for afternoon highs tuesday and wednesdays. winds advisories around the lakes today. winds could gust 40 to 50 miles per hour. further north it's the snow that they are watching for across northern areas of maine, that's where we could pick up two to five-inches of snowy weather. we are certainly watching for that. as far as our winds already seeing the gusts up to 32 miles per hour in toronto, 36 miles per hour wind gusts around pittsburgh and winds are gusting around 30 here in atlanta tick city. it's going to be windy but fairly nice for much of north east today, richelle back to you. >> thank you, eboni. and thank you for watching al jazerra, i am richelle carey, 101 east is next and check out our website aljazerra.com. updates there for you throughout
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the day. thanks for your time, keep it here. >> as the world's most elderly nation - japan is dancing with a demographic disaster. people are living longer and birthrates are falling fast. no other country has a greater percentage of old people. the government has responded by raising taxes and the retirement age, it's even pushing for a robot revolution to support the graying population. i'm drew ambrose- on this edition of 101 east we ask how

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