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♪ >> hello, and welcome to another news hour from al jazeera in doha. i'm adrian finnigan with the world's top stories in this hour. relief workers struggle to deliver food to the survivors of typhoon. fran's president demands an end to all jewish settlements inel occupied west bank. >> 26 people dead in egypt after a train collides two vehicles and a mini bus carrying wedding
guests. >> reporter: in london with news from europe. gunmen on the loose in pairs after shootings at a major bank. plus angela merkel said trust needs to be rebuild with threbuilt withthe u.s. over theg allegations. >> the extent of typhoon haiyan's destruction is becoming clearer ten days after the storm in the philippines. the death toll has been put at 4,004,000.
distribution of aid has been hampered by logistical problems, and the quality of the food is questionable. >> reporter: this question is part of palo city. resident after resident told me of their ordeal. dramatic stories of survival have become commonplace. everyone is in the same position. traumatized by their same experience, thankful to be alive and worried about the future. for now just getting enough food to eat for a few days is the focus. aid is coming through but people hearsay it's not enough and it's nat always good quality. >> we survival the calamity, and we're about to eat this rice. but we have no medicines, we have no hospitals, but we will
get sick about this rice. that they were given. >> reporter: the area's link to the city government. he goes to city hall daily to ask if there is anything for people in his area. he noted that some sacks of rice were bad. >> nearly every black of rice was like that, black, lumpy, not fit for consumption. >> reporter: the rice yellow and old. and whatever inside the can expanded. this town has been hit particularly hard because six of its districts lie actually on the coast. and when people need help there are key institutio institutionsy turn to, one is city hall where the mayor holds office. the building has been destroyed, too, but it's a hive of
activity. people are asking for aid, medical care and hoping someone can help. the mayor said that the rice is fine and that the can didn't come from city hall. they're giving out as much food as they can. >> we always give as long as the sacks of rice. i give right away. so sometimes there are 12 sacks. sometimes there are nine sacks. whatever i have. >> reporter: they're shocked at how well they're actually helping people after typhoon haiyan. >> well aid to the philippines is coming from all over the world, but some countries are contributing more than others. u.s. soldiers are helping on the ground and 50 aircraft and naval vessels are involved.
australia also contributes air force planes full of supplies. and humans of taiwanese flew in to the philippines to set up makeshift clinics. but one country has come under fire for its lack of donation as we have reports now from beijing. >> reporter: one is a country with the second biggest economy on the other. the other is a furniture store but over the last leak the two have been compared, and its eyee who has come out on top. and said to be more generous to the philippines than china. japan donated $10 million of aid and had soldiers and doctors on the ground to help within days. the united states sent $20 million of aid and an aircraft carrier to help. private companies have donated fast. and ikea gave $2.7 million.
and china gave $100,000. the criticism came fast after a state run newspaper called it for a snub. china now has offered search and rescue team and $2 million but that's a comparatively low figure. but none of that is a snub say government supporters. >> the philippines reached out to its traditional allies which is america and japan for help after the disaster. but it did not look to china for aid. >> reporter: but it's more than that. the philippines and china are not happy neighbors. both countries claim the same islands in the south china sea and many chinese are angry at the philippines for an explai
explain 2010 where chinese died. >> the philippines are china's neighbor, and we should stay friendly with them. so i think china thud giver. >> $2 million is more than enough. after all, chinese government is not that genius to its own people. >> reporter: giving aid is the way to win hearts and minds abroad. china is usually leader in that. that's what makes it's apparent lack of generosity to the philippines so noticeable and some wonder if it was a deliberate point. >> on sunday he voiced his u unwaiving support of israel in its stand off with iran. and now at the west bank he has called to an end of israeli
settlements. let's go to mike hanna, france among the nations to support during the u.n. general assembly last year. what can hollande do to further peace talks between the palestinians and israelis. is he considered a fair mediator? >> reporter: well generally both sides would appear to see him as a fair liver listener, indeed, d they're grateful for france's recognition of the palestinian stakes and the back off of the e.u. lines. certainly there is belief that he would listen to them and he's a friend of palestine. we heard strong criticism after the israeli activity. at the same time we also saw his infewsive welcome from the
israeli prim prime minister. having made sit simple of the settlements, the french president was also very careful to say to say both sides need to play a part if the negotiation process is going to work. >> france is asking for the complete ender of colonial colonialization because it understand that it is part of the two-state solution. the parts of palestine and israeli are not contradictary rights but for peace. >> hollande was expressing solidarity over iran's nuclear ambition. i wonder if he's going to repeat his condemnation of settlements when he speaks to israel's applicationspoliticians.
>> that will be the interesting point to note. he has been delivering his message to the areas he has been in. the public discussion world trade center israeli prime minister has really season sens. so certainly it would be interesting to see if he repeats that intense criticism at the parliament. highways making comments about iran. thin a way the negotiation issue back on thon the back burn on tn of russia iran. >> mike hanna in jerusalem.
many thanks. left wing candidate michelle bachelet is a step closer to becoming president. she'll now face off with her conservative party rival next month. so, daniel, bachelet seemed to have the majority, how likely is it that she's going to win in the second round? >> well, adrian, i think very likely. she's certainly the clear favorite, looking at those figures, 47% for michelle bachelet an. this was the selection in which voting was at obligatory, and 46% of the voters turned out. we don't know which way they'll go if they choose to vote.
and 27% voted for the candidates out of the race. there will an strong campaign for both women to try to win over those voters. >> how are they going to shift, refocus their campaigns ahead of that run-off vote? >> well, i think there is going to be a greater emphasis on what the two women stand for. it's a clearer race, two women, two idealologist. i think michelle bachelet is going to be concentrating on what she has been saying all along, which is chile needs fundamental change. students have been protesting to improve education here. the transport system needs overhauling, and she'll be focusing on change. evelyn matthei has been saying yes, chile needs change but not too much. the economy is doing okay, why change something that seems to
be working quite well. they'll be focusing on those opposing viewpoints to win over the undecided--they're undecided whether they're going to vote at all. i think a strong campaign coming up from both women in the next month. >> daniels many thanks n santiago. energy northern egypt 26 people were killed when a train slammed into three vehicles. many of the dead were returning from a we hadding in cr wedding. >> reporter: this is what was left of a bus that was hit by a freight train. the crossing was closed and chained and the warning signs were working when the crash happened. one theory was that the driver of the bus ignored the warnings and drove on to the crossing. vehicle capacity was 26 people but unfortunately there were more than 50 passengers this mini bus, and there were a lot
of casualties. >> it's thought the bus was carrying many members of the same family. they were coming back from a wedding earlier on sunday. the train was traveling so fast that it carried the wreckage for almost one kilometer before it stopped. many of the injured were taken to this hospital. one survive described what happened. >> i was sitting behind the driver, and all of a sudden i didn't feel anything and i found my uncle next to me split in two. >> this is the second fatal accident near cairo this year. train services have recently resumed across egypt after being shut down after the removal of mohamed morsi. the authorities have arrested the driver of the train and his
assistant along with the two workers responsible for the level crossing. dominick cane, al jazeera, cairo. >> the fight against child pol k pornography. we'll tell you how who internet giants are planning to fight. and we'll look at cameron's response. >> i'm a sportsman. >> and we sit down with the former batting star. tendulkar later in sports. >> open firing in a newspaper office and major bank. oh we'll going to felicity for
more information in london. >> reporter: now under armed guard as the gunman is still on the loose. the gunman open fired shortly after 10:00 and then fled the offices. then soon after that fires were shot at the bank. and a driver was thought to take an armed man to the busy avenues. the police are linking all the incidents. we'll get the latest al jazeera in paris, what is happening right now, paul? >> reporter: well, the manhunt is continuing. so far today we've had two shootings, a hostage drama, and now a major manhunt on going. he might have fled into the metro system, but certainly no arrests have been made so far
today. we have a young freelance assistant photographer fighting for his life from injuries sustained this morning at the newspaper at their office in the eastern side of natural paris. we'll hear from one of the editorial chiefs. >> a man entered the office around 10:15. he was armed, and as far as i can understand he fired once or twice and hit an assistant photographer who is seriously wounded and is currently in hospital. we're thinking of him here. >> reporter: an incident on fry at bsm tv. is that now being looked at in a different context, i guess? >> it certainly is. even though the police can't confirm all is linked all the evidence that we have at the moment indicates that they are link: on friday a man went into
the bfm reception area, muttered some indeterminate threat something along the lines, i won't miss you next time. the people who saw him said that he was armed. he dropped two buck-shot-type cat ridges, the same type of cartridges of today's shootings. the question has to be asked had police pursued him on friday would we have what happened today and one person fighting for life in hospital. questions being asked of police here. >> keep us to date on that ongoing story. french engineer who managed to escape from his kidnappers in nigeria has arrived home. he had-held hostage for 11 months by a group linked to the
bok a haram group. he was met at a paris airport by his family and french prime minister. germ chancellor angela merkel said allegations of spying has put the two countries to test. they said the allegations must be investigated to establish trust but realizes there is security. the german parliament is debating its response to u.s. surveillance on its territory. we're joined live from the capitol berlin. an important debate from the german neck.
>> reporter: it is an important debate. it is not clear what it will produce. there is a call for commission of inquiry but as you said it's all about reestablishing trust. joining me now to determine if trust can be re-established is former adviser to german chancellor. >> i hope the inquiry will sweep many of the questions and nasty questions under the carpet. the inquiry cannot help very much because it cannot produce facts that are really new. spying on allies has been done among allies ever since alliances were formed. you have to know when you're lieyour ally,your husband, or ys
letting you down. it's the oldest story, so to speak. >> is she between a rock and the hard place because it's something that germans can incident. >> of course they benefit, and of course the americans are far ahead in technology. germans have a reputation of being better in human intelligence and americans in signal bell against. but germany is not part of the echelon system or the five is, and they shut be part of it. but they are from the past from the cold war and other instanc instances, there are reservations on the part of the americans, which you have to understand. >> just a last question about the man who started the whole
scandal and made all the allegations. edward snowden calls for asylum in germany. >> well, that's a very lonely voice. mr. snowden is kind of an extra player outside of all the rules, and that's his role, and he enjoys it, but there is no chance that the governing party will ever engage in such a venture. it would be crazy and terribly embarrassing apart of the kick of giving snowden into the public eye. >> shedding light on just how far in parliamentary inquiry can actually go in reassuring public opinion. >> nick in berlin, thank you.
now the internet giants google and microsoft have agreed to make it harder to find images of child abuse online. 1,000 search terms used to find illegal searches will be altered to return no result and will alert authorities. prime minister cameron has been asking for more to be done on accessing child abuse. >> this is not about free expression. child sexual abuse is illegal everywhere in the world. there is a consensus and it is right to remove this stuff, and the people who do it should be prosecuted. >> reporter: with me here now
authority on child abuse online. >> if you're someone who is interested in collecting child abuse images, google, microsoft, bing, won't be help to you any more. they've taken the links between search terms and the material. they can't delete this stuff. they don't own it, but they won't help you find it in the way they used to. >> if you put a term such as child rape it will come up with information about it and i think academic studies and things but images will be so far down the list it will be hard to find. >> page 700,522. as you said earlier on in the top end, you'll get advice if you're a victim of child rape or advice of how to deal with it yourself. these types of things will be there. good stuff will be pushed up. the bad stuff will be pushed out. >> but isn't it the reality that
they post and trade images on encrypted networks that google and microsoft don't own. >> quite true but you don't have to go for the hard stuff first. it's difficult to focus on the dark group and ignore the big parts of the internet that people are using. the public bits, the open bits of the internet that some of these guys begin their career that take them to the dark internet. if we can deflect them from it that's got to be fought good because that means fewer children will be abused. >> google has finally agreed to do this because they've been reluctant to censor their searches. >> this a big move and contrary to google's position, a but they've listened. it's not just the british government but governments
around the world are fed up with these constant stories of child abuse on the internet. they want something done about it. britain has been very much in the lead, but the key point is that google accepted it and they're doing something about it. >> thank you for coming in. >> reporter: we'll have more from europe later in this news hour but for now let's return to adrian in doha. >> allegations begin following a plane crashing in russia, which has one of the world's worst air safety records. plus politician julian denies stealing from his country. and we'll have sport in 15 minutes from now.
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in doha with our top stories at this hour. some remote areas in the philippines have finally received their first batch of aid after ten days of waiting. 13 million people have been affected by typhoon haiyan. france's president is urging israel's settlement construction from palestinian land. there was a gun shooting in paris and one person has been injured. several people have died in explosions in baghdad. car bombings hit cafes and markets overnight in mosing shiite districts. it's not known who is behind the attacks. a leader of a prominent rebel group has died. one of the strongest units in
the free syrian army. under his command the group pushed into aleppo. he was injured in an attack by government forces last night and died from his injuries on sunday. the syrian's deputy foreign minister has arrived in moscow to discuss a proposed peace conference in geneva. a libyan army commander has survived an attempted assassination attempt in bengahzi. one of his guards was killed. meanwhile libya's militia groups are beginning to leave the capitol. we have more. >> reporter: the libyan national army has already started deplo deploying its units all over the capitol tripoli in order to secure the capitol and ensure
peace after their brigades have started withdrawing from the capitol. this comes after the deadly clashes that happened last friday. this also comes after a major incident happening in the country in bengahzi this morning. the governor of be bengahzi city has almost been assassinated, but he got away, but one of his entourage was killed in the ambition. here in tripoli the spy chief was released after being abducted by a militia yesterday. >> let's go to george, a research fellow of international studies at the university of cambridge. he said it's unlikely that the libyan government will ever be able to control the militias. >> the government is no position to force the militias to do
anything they don't want to do. don't forget less than a month ago he had been arrested by the militias and held for several hours. it's the most powerful militia responsible for the incidents that occurred over the weekend. the government has been trying for the last six months to persuade them to lay down their arms, retire to their home towns and allow it to reconstruct the libyan army and police force. they have not done so-so far. last may they actually interconveniented in the activity of the international congress forcing through laws they wanted, that many libyans didn't. and i think this indicates the enormous power of the militias actually have. particularly those in tripoli and the danger they represent to the central control of the government. outside of tripoli the situation
is even worse. libya's oil production has been reduced dramatically over the last few months because it manages to operate in the oil fields and closing down oil terminals. in bengahzi where they were kicked out a year ago they wer,e now back and in control. >> migrant were treated like cattle in a new report published. it reports dangerous working conditions and squalor working conditions. and its calling on fifa to take a stronger stands on qatar in the upcoming world cup. >> unsafe working conditions and rrenewal of identity cards a
problem. >> the committee called 2022 met with amnesty international, and said it has met to develop a plan for addressing worker welfare since wins the bid three years ago, q 222 said applying with the law and it's standards will be transly and robustly monitored. australia has been listening in on the indonesia president's phone calls. his wife and several other government officials were also reportedly targeted. but australia's prime minister said it's all nothing to worry about. >> all governments information, and all governments know that
every other government gathers information. the australian government never comments on specific intelligence matters. this has been a long tradition of governments of political per aggravationpersuasions and i doo change that today. the australian government uses all of its resources at its disposal including information to help our friends and our allies. not to harm them. >> let's hear from brian johnson a journalist based in canberra. >> reporter: we know australia has used amnesty for use for some time but it tried to listen in on a specific phone call made to the indonesian president is new. they tried also to listen in on the phone calls to try to track down his wife's phone as well as members of the elite. this is new and this has sent
relations with indonesia into a tailspin, the prime minister unwilling to give much away tonight, but really relations are particularly low ebb. it's 2006 since indonesia last withdrew its ambassador, and on that occasion it was regarded as an overreaction because of some asylum seek whose came here. their reaction tonight is much more expected because to know that we were actually trying to get to his wife's phone as well his phone itself is regarded pretty seriously here and very seriously in indonesia. >> the trial of the control of south african leader and four others has been postponed. they're facing charges of fraud, corruption, money laundering and racketeering. >> reporter: it was a short and surprising first day o day ofdae
trial. they were surprise to have the charge withdrawn. if they stay in place and the trial goes head, it won't happen until next september. there is high police security here. he said that he was humbled by their support and that the city would never steal from the poor. he said that would be like him stealing from his grandmother's pension. among the 18 to 24-year-olds in south africa, half are unemployed, he said that they should have created more jobs for those young people. he said this case has been politically motivated stemming from his must national congo's
republic. >> a 737 that crashed on sunday fell vertically on the runway and exploded on impact. more on that from felicity. >> reporter: russian television showing video of the plane going down at a near vertical angle and exploding in a near fireball. all 50 people on board were killed. it was trying to land in the capitol of the kazakhstan republic. russia has the world's worst air travel and accidents there had risen. we have more in moscow with more. >> reporter: not much is left of
the 737. the flight crashed on landing in the iran city of kahazan. not one of the passengers or crew members survived. the plane aborted it's first landing and attempting a second one when it quickly lost altitude, it's fuel tank explo exploding on impact. >> we're looking at all reasons for the impact. >> reporter: russia has one of the worst airline safety records in the world. in 2008 all 8 passengers and crew were killed when the plane crashed near the uro mountains. 44 people were killed in september 2011 when a passenger plane went down shortly after take off. and 31 died in april of last year after passenger plane crashed shortly after take off in siberia.
>> if we compare the amount of plane crashes to other countries. there are some with no crashes at all for a half century such as australia, finland and some of the u.s. airlines. >> reporter: investigators have been deployed from moscow to determine what exactly went wrong. the plane had taken off an hour before it exploded at its final destination. >> almost a year ago the same aircraft had been forced to make an emergency landing after problems with cabin de compressization. at that event no one was hurt. >> a russian court has given bail to one of 30 green piece activists and journalists. she served as a medic on the ship will be released on bail of over $60,000. the detainees were charged with hooliganism which carries a maximum sentence of seven years.
the trial of the captain of the costa concordia said that the generate doctor not work after it hit rock. that left them without power. the passengers could not open the doors or get to the upper floors of the ship. many of the 32 victims were found in the lift shaft. tens of thousands of people have marched through the croatian town to remember victims of the war there. 22 years ago after more than 80 days under siege the army and fighters defeated the croatian army and occupied the town. there are still divisions in over a third of the population are ethnic serbs. reduced to rubble in the 1990s when the serb dominated yugoslavia. tension versus risen making bilingual signs in every area.
some signs from torn down by croatian war veterans. we're there right now. and jasmina is there right now. what is the mod like today? >> there is no violence today but incidents, yes, the whole city and whole country is divide on introducing bilingual scripts on by lin bilingual signs in cyc script. now more than a third of population living here are of serbian national. but a large number of the war veterans and citizens in this area strongly oppose saying it is too soon for the introduction of cyrillac script in such a
wounded city. they say the torsion called the committee for the defense today decided not to be part of the official pro session in remembrance of the victims. they organized their own pro session and started their way from the hospital to the memorial graveyard. tens of thousands of people joined them, among them the head of the political politician opponent party here in croatia. well, this other official procession had only two or three hundred dollarhundred participao among them a number of foreign dignitaries and foreign diplomats. it is a small city so at some point these pro parliament pro
sessions met in the city, and that's when the incident happened. the procession ledly the committee was blocked by the procession with politicians, and the politicians decided not to impose themselves where they were clearly not wanted. so they went ahead to the memorial center and paid their respects there. >> thank you very much. and in europe the latest news in europe. back to adrian in doha. i'm feliz glit thank you, felicity. we look at the eye of the future. the artist creating a new canvas for their country. and back hill beauty. joe will be here to tell us what this is all about in sports just minutes away.
>> hello again. workers at japan's fukushima power plant have gun removing radioactive fuel rods from a reactor. that's a step closer of the full clean up of the plant that was damaged in the tsunami in 2011. but it's a difficult, delicate if not to say dangerous situation. >> reporter: these fuel rods contain 14,000 times the radiation released by th the atc bomb in her hishima.
it will take two days to fill the cask and a week for it to be hoisted by a crane and transported by trailer to a more secure pool in a separate building. throughout the removal process the fuel rods must remain immersed in water. >> highly radioactive substances could be released in the atmosphere. >> reporter: an entire de commissioning process is expected to last at least three decades, but that is provided everything goes as planned with no accidents or other problems along the way. since the disaster tepco has made a series of mistake. contaminated water has repeatedly leaked from the plant into the ocean, and the company
has been accused of a lack of transparency. in fact, tepco revealed that their fuel rods had been damaged long before the disaster. >> there are many fuel rods that have cracks and some have been bent. it will not cause delays to the de commissioning plan. >> but that's not a view shared by other nuclear experts. >> if it's been de formed you cannot pull it out or put it in a cask. if you force it will release massive amounts of radioactive substances. >> reporter: this is just another step into uncharted territory. >> time now for sport. >> thank you. now happy with security plans for tuesday's world cup playoff against egypt in cairo.
they failed to move the match to a neutral venue. the second leg with the 6-1 lead which you puts them in the final in brazil. they now reached the finals seven times which is an african record. nigeria another side heading to bra still, and it will play a friendly in london. italy has also qualified for the world cup. and following the typhoon in the philippines say that proceeds will be donated to help in the recovery process. eight relatives killed in the typhoon in the philippines. his maternal grandmother, uncle and six cousins were among those who died when typhoon haiyan hit
the country. he said, i'm deeply saddened that many of my family members have died. my family and i are grateful for all those who have reached out with concern. a new record of eight consecutive race wins in a season with victory at the u.s. grand prix. the redbull driver broke the seven-race mark set in 2004. starting from poll position, dominating the race finishing six seconds ahead of his teammate came in third. the victory in texas is his 12th of the season, and 38th of his career. in the nba the portland trailblazers notched up their sixth win in a row 118-10 on sunday. in sacramento the kings' poor start to the season continues.
they lost to the memphis grizzlies, and were on the receiving end of a massacre. hitting 19 points, 8 rounds and 9 assists. memphis ran out 96-86 we know. well, nfl grapples with the hazing claims surrounding the miami dolphins, one player admits it's common. >> the locker room is a funny place. not that this isn't--i don't even like to talk about those things because i don't know all the details, and in most cases nobody does other than those guys or the guys in the locker room. but you know, you can't go in
the locker room without being made fun of. >> one of the greatest in history say he's still madly in love with the sort, sachin tendulkar ended his 24 year career on saturday. he was asked about his plans for the future. >> i've spent 24 years away from family playing cricket for india, which i totally enjoyed. it was a huge honor. i think for some time i think i should be giving all my attention to my family. there are various things that i've missed out on. >> i'm sure there are many political parties who would do anything to have your fame on their ticket. >> no, i'm a sportsman on heart. i'll always be a sportsman. >> on your twitter page you describe yourself very simply as a proud indian. what is it about this country that inspires you so much? >> this country has given me
everything, everything. you know, from the time i started playing cricket right from the age of 11, the kind of encouragement that i received, the kind of support i got from various people, people have actually gone out of their way to help. >> you've been known as a very dedicated, very focused cricketer, but i want to know when you walk out on to a pitch who or what are you competing against regardless of the team that you're playing? is there something higher than you're aiming for? >> i'm madly in love with the sport. i've never doubted the number of hours that i practiced. many are in love with with the sport, then you just want to go out and give yours best every time. you don't look at a watch. >> well, a full interview is available on our website. check out www.aljazeera.co www.aljazeera.com/sport. there is time to leave with you
a brilliant goal. the only draw back is that it came in training. the big hit on youtube. and that is all the sports now. >> i can do that, it's easy. >> i'm sure you can. >> thanks. in afghanistan, a young contemporary artists have been exhibiting their works in kabul. it's the modern artists who are helping to create a new canvas for the country. jane ferguson reports. >> reporter: it could be an exhibition in any art capitol in the world that can include paintings, film and sculptures that are all on display. but this is kabul and all the artists are afghan. >> as contemporary artists we're free to do whatever we want. we know what is the difference
problems of the countries. so we just get the idea, and then we make the hear art, vider something like that. >> one of ten artists across the country who have been selected to exhibit their work in the capitol. an organization promoting local crafts chose them from over 102. >> we've seen e ordinary works coming in from people who have no formal training at all but still have that creative impulse, that desire to make work. >> scenes like are not that common in kabul, and most of the artists do have to deal with the day-to-day realities of life and their own day jobs to support their families. but events like this help them pursue the dream of one day becoming professional artists. one dream right here in his
first installation. >> working for two companies, as an i.t. manager and computer engineer. through that i'm trying to help my family. and because i'm the eldest son of my father, that's why. besides that i am doing art. what i believe is that i can express my feelings into art, and this is what i love. >> reporter: azim does not focus much on war. but a hopeful future. >> war is past. and what i believe in, i'm not focusing on what is past. i'm thinking about future and i'm always positive. same as my blood group. >> and surely turning war into something positive is an art in itself. jane ferguson, al jazeera, kabul, afghanistan. >> the day's top stories straight ahead on al jazeera. that will do it on the news hour. thanks for watching.
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