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. . . > thousands of protesters occupy ministries in the thai
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capital. still the prime minister refuses to quit. >> the dangerous journey for refugees from somalia to an uncertain future in yemen. . welcome to the show. japan and the united states are standing shoulder to shoulder in challenging china's self-declared air-defense zone in the east-china sea. the americans flew two b 52 bombers from gaum into a disputed area claimed by beijing and tokyo. the chinese government announced the expanded zone saturday and said it monitored the air-croft. the latest reaction from japan, starting with the u.s. ambassador. >> unilateral actions taken by china with the announcement by an east china air defense undermines security and an
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attempt to change the status quo in the east china sea. it only serves to increase tensions. japan showed greater restraint. we urge them to continue to do so. >> translation: the publication of china's air defense identification zone was unilateral. the backlash from the international community, including south china and taiwan - we'd like to see it retracted. we cannot accept it. i believe the u.s. is working from the same standpoint. >> let's get a closer look at the territory we are talking about. you can see china, taiwan and japan. here is the line indicating china's territorial waters. china announced an air space defense zone on saturday. you can see the zone is close to japan and takes in what the chinese call the senkakku
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islands, what china called the diaoyu island. both countries claim to own the islands. this was the official reaction by the chinese to the flight by the b52 bombers. it was read out on the state media: sh >> craig leeson is with us from hong kong with the latest. so far it's been a limited but still firm response by the chinese. >> that's right, i think the japanese will be cautious about their next move and said that they are going to take their time in so many words to consider the u.s.'s incursion, because that's how they see it now, as an incursion. they issued a statement in china newspapers saying that this zone
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was now there forever. so they intend to protect that zone with any means that they can, but, of course, they are mindful of the relations that have been developing with the united states, and i don't think china wants to upset those relations in a wider context. both countries treading carefully because the u.s. said it will back japan. >> what are chinese options now in terms of how to respond? or are you saying that you think this is as far as it will go for now. >> i think we'll see further response from china. it doesn't want to be seen in the region as being weak. it's been courting several nations in the avian pact - malaysia and other allies that it seeks to forge closer ties to. the united states has close ties with the philippines and south
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korea as well. it is looking to strengthen its strategic relations in this part of the world. both countries have a lot to lose by making the wrong move. i think they'll be cautious, but yet we'll see this continuation of strong messages coming about what their rights and responsibilities are. >> craig leeson in hong kong. let's get more on this with andrew, a china analyst and joins us from hong kong. are you surprised at the u.s.'s decision that it took a bold move as the first reaction. >> i think the world is a little surprised is the china's declaration of the zone, and how quick the united states is reacting to it, quite forcefully. you see, the - the reason is that nationalism is arising in china and in japan, and the
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whole thing is complicated by americans pivot to asia, and this is underlined, of course, by the americans unusual defense treaty with japan. none of the three parties want a war. china, because it has a new leadership, and it unveils an ambitious reform program. there are a lot of obstacles to overco overcome domestically. japan, the economy is too week, and the constituencies do not want a repeat of the second world war. the american people are tired of wars - especially a war over some rocks in the south china sea. it pays all parties to really come up with some sort of modus operandi to manage the situation. >> what would that look like?
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>> well, i think bearing in mind the territorial disputes, and, of course america has declared the neutral in this. on the other hand doesn't want things to flare-up. possibly the narrowing, defining maybe a low fly zone, so that to avoid the clash between military aircraft and in certain - it's also possible to define certain waters as sensitive, demill tarized waters. both sides should set up a high level hotline to avoid things getting out of hand. once flashes happen, i think that it's very unpredictable. things could escallate quickly. do you think china is worried about how fast the u.s. came to
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japan's defense? >> i think that the china is a little surprised at the robustness of american's response. china was prepared for that, and look at the recent launch of the large-scale naval exercise involving china's aircraft carrier, together with a component of an aircraft and a battle group. military exercises in the sensitive of the south china sea. it's demonstrating to the world and to, of course, america and japan, that china is - intends to stand by this claim. but on the other hand, as i was saying, china does not want a war, nor does america, nor does
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japan. >> pakistan has a new army chief. he is a career infantry officer. he is replacing an officer who is retiring. the army chief is considered to be the most powerful person in the country. pakistan has seen more years of military rule than civilian governments since creation in 1947. we'll go to our cont correspondent. tell us about the army chief. what is he like. >> he's the younger brother of a man that was killed in the war. he was decorated with the highest medal of honour awarded pass thumously. he led the fron tear force.
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he is a career officer, and according to his sister, he is a patriot who want to follow in the footsteps of his elder brother, a decorated sholdier. >> how do you think he'll work with the government? that's been a tenuous relationship there in pakistan. >> if you look at the last six years. the civil military relations improved. there were moments when the military was deemed to take over. kayani was a set soldier. the new chief will folio in
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kayani's footsteps. it's pakistan. it has huge challenges. there's no misunderstanding between the civilian government and the military. >> how much will things change because of the new appointment of raheel sharif. >> first of all, it will set a tradition that the military will have a new chief irrespective of teme tags to take over -- teme tags to take over the government. here where i'm standing, almost five years ago my team and i were covering one of the bloodiest conflicts in pakistan when there was a take over and jrnal kayani decided to launch an offensive. the military flushed out and
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forced the pakistan to lead. it must be understood that the new chief will have to take care of many challenges, challenges inherited because the pakistani military will take soldiers from the government in case it launches an offensive against the pakistan, who are threatening to attack security forces. >> good to speak to you. >> thousands of protesters in thailand are occupying government buildings for a fourth day. they are trying to force the prime minister yingluck shinawatra to step down. scott heidler reports from bangkok. >> it's a morning routine. antigovernment protesters prepare for the day as they
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receive prayers. it's the fourth day of protests. if they are led by this man. ize followers span out across the government ministries. he is leading this to the communications and technology center. >> we will fight them until they fail. i don't know how long. until they fail. >> some police vehicles were vandalized. protesters are nonviolent. police have not used force. all sides are being careful about a spark leading to conflict. as the protesters work to cip the the government.
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prime minister yingluck shinawatra faces a second day of a no confidence debate. >> translation: i insist there's only one cabinet with me as prime minister. there are accusations an i lack independence and internet gens and have to be controlled by -- intelligence and have to be controlled by pushing a but on. i ask you have i not been independent. >> it's a political process she will survive, despite the uncertainty of what is playing out on the streets of her country. >> let's take you to bangkok. veronica pedrosa is there. tell us what is happening behind you i can see a lot of protesters milling around. >> yes, they have been around since sunday. this is one of the staging areas where tens of thousands of
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protesters have been miting and gathering in the morning before going through the day to strategic locations to try to encourage people to join them in a campaign of civil disobedience to force yingluck shinawatra from office. what you see behind me is a larger crowd. in the evening they come back here, having gone to the locations, and either occupied them or talked to the people in the department, to get the workers in the department to join in this campaign. it's an enthusiastic crowd. they are generally seen as middle class, brought together by traditional opposition in the case of democrat party supporters. others who object to corruption, and more who object to the influence that the thaksin shinawatra family continues to hold over tight society. >> thank you. we'll be looking into the opposition movement a little later on in the program. for now, veronica pedrosa in
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bangkok. thank you. >> at least 20 people have been killed and 29 others injured in iraq in a number of attacks. multiple suicide bombings took place in and around the shi'ite neighbourhoods. in one a family of five from gunned down. it wasn't just baghdad that was hit. let's get an update from imran kh khan. there was an attack on a checkpoint in ramadi, in the assume ni triangle. we have seen a number of incidents in the air. the islamic state of iraq that wants a hard line government in this country is often attacking the sunni-led government there because they are too close to the shia government in baghdad. it's a case where people are looking at the situation, and
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going, "if the police and army can't protect themselves, how will we be protected." one of many attacks in baghdad. >> imran khan with the latest from baghdad. >> all right. lots more for you coming up - including a set back for the nigerian president with the defection of several governors. why an economic slowdown in russia could make poverty worse. >> arsenal look to grab a place in the championship knockout stage for the 14th year running. >> every year thousands of desperate migrants risk their lives on a sea journey to yemen.
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half a million travel by sea to yemen since 2006. many die on the way there. the north-eastern somali city of saso is where the migrants meet the people smugglers and start their journey. our correspondent travelled there to hear their stories. >> they just keep coming. somalis who want to the make the hazardous journey flock to the port town. 23-year-old mohammed and his friends are from ethiopia. >> for the four days i have been here, i've been washing cars to raise a fee the smugglers need from me. i have to make the journey. i won't go back. >> this is a sea of humanity. not only are these towns the original inhabitants. being a smuggling boom town is one they failed to shed.
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those that want to take a shot have been flocking here. the smugglers and migrants are frequently cracked down on. they lack the big enough gaols to crackdown on the trade. >> translation: we put them in prison. these are people that need a lot of help. feeding them is beyond our means. repatriating them is impossible. >> we meet an ethiopian, a convicted people smuggler. >> translation: the solution lies not in locking us out, but creating opportunities for people at home. >> smuglers charge between 40 and $100. if all goes well, the trip in small, overcrowded and rickety
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boats lasts more than a day. >> translation: fear is for those who have something to lose. i have no fear at all. >> to the casual observer - that people are willing to risk death at sea at the hands of the human traffickers for a dog that may not materialize may seem crazy. the story of every migrant tells the story of their homeland. every hardship they ensure fits the hardship they escaped. >> a development officer with the danish refugee coup works with somali refugees, joining us live from the yemen capital. >> it's a harrowing story that a reporter was just telling us about. >> the smuggler interviewed in
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the report, saying the solution is not to lock people up, but for the somali government to create opportunities for people. do you agree with that? >> by and large we'd agree that one of the really fundamental things that needs to happen in order to address the flow of migrants from the horn of africa to yemen and on into gulf countries is to address the wide-spread poverty and levels of insecurity level throughout the horn of africa. we would say strong international legal frameworks are required in order to address what ends up being really quite awful human rights abuses. many of the migrants that arrive in yemen report that they have been beaten and have seen their travelli travelling xanions thrown over xort. many women take contraceptive
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pills because they believe the chances of being raped is so high they want to stave off unwanted pregnancy. whilst it's important to address root causes that drives migration and smugglers and traffickers, there needs to be application of rule of law to ensure some form of accountability and disinsentify such a trade. >> is there a political will to have that international framework. there isn't much focus on the story if you compare it to the plight of migrants that end up in lampedusa and so on. >> the levels of political will vary. the government of yemen is doing what is can to address the issue of migrant rights abuses. what is really required is full
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integration of the existing international legal struments, international law to provide a framework for cracking down on people trafficking and smuggling. >> thank you for joining us anna stein. >> the ruling party in nigeria appears to be in trouble with the defection of several state govern ners. they abandoned the people's party. it's a set back for president jonathan good luck to run for a second term. >> there has been a major battle over the leadership of nigeria's ruling party, back to 2011. the sitting president goodluck jonathan was chosen as the ruling party's candidate. many in the ruling party were opposed to his leadership, on the basis that the candidate should come from the north of the country due to a gentleman's
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agreement, and that jonathan was from the south and it wasn't his time to run for president. what prompted the walk-out is that president goodluck jonathan may seek to run in 2015. these individuals who have left the party believe he will. what is the public reaction? it's been welcomed. many people feel that the ruling party has been way too powerful over the last 10 years. this country only came out of military rule in 1999. democracy is new. people feel the break-up of the party will lead to opposition groups springing up and a greater democracy. everton, we had stormy weather around the mediterranean. how is that looking? >> we should see an improvement in the weather.
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we have high pressure pushing in from the north, squeezing the showers down. you can see we have got thick cloud across central parts of the italy and into the bull cans. cloud further north. we have a high coming in from the atlantic pushing in from the western side of europe over the next few days. high pressure - squeezing the cloud down, clear the skies. things should improve. we have seen a fair amount of rain and snow, pushing across into italy. this man is off to start a snowfall fight. quite a bit of snow around in the region. the snow stretching to the other side of the adriatic. it will turn to rain. lingering around southern parts of the adriatic. coastal fringes of italy. one or two showers over the next day or so. >> friday is looking good.
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temperatures warming up. showers in the central part. cooler air and wintry whether into the east of here. cloud and rain coming in from the west this weekend. >> everton, thanks. >> people could find it even harder to make ends meet in a russian town. half the population live below the poverty line. they rely on workers in russia. a slowdown in russia's economy could make things worst. we have the story. >> crouched on the floor of a cellar called home, every afternone this child finishes her homework with her brother's help. his responsibilities stretching beyond his 15 years. >> my grandson works. if he brings food we eat. if not we go hungry.
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>> they live on the $71-year-old grandmother's monthly pension of $70. she became the guardian after their father, a migrant worker in russia was brought home in a coffin. about half the country's population lives below the poverty line. 70% live in the rural areas where work is only available for a knew months during harvest time. >> translation: you can survive. there's no work in the country. there are practically no factory or plants any more. >> so almost every household has a family member in russia sending money back home. remittances make up 40% of the gdp. every weekend at the car market thousands of vehicles exchange hands. they are a status symbol. >> you can get a car for a few
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thousands or a luxury car for more than $50,000. the country's president says car sales increased over the past five years, an indication that people's lives are getting better. >> analysts say although official statistics show the economy is improving there's only a few benefitting. there's a growing divide between rich and poor. >> translation: there's a group of elite. they are controlling the economy. the people have no access. >> after the homework they head to town to sell chewing cum. they can earn up to $3 on a good day. >> translation: i want my sisters to go to college to become teachers or whatever they want to be >> they know it's up to them to
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make their own opportunities. >> still to come in the next 30 minutes - we'll be live in kiev where protests continue with a rally, calling for the government to integrate with the e.u. plus the sport. why in between the smiles and the cheers there's a frosty reception for philippine boxer manny
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welcome back. the top stories.
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. japan backs the united states after it challenges china's self-declared air defense zone, flying two b52 bombers from a u.s. base in gaum over an it disputed island. >> pakistan has an interim chief replacing kayani who retires thursday. he's the most powerful person in the country. bombings in iraq kills 20 and injures other. it takes place in and around the capital baghdad. >> back to our story on the proit was in thailand. it's the largest demonstration in several years there. in 2008 it was the yellow shirt supporters paralyzing the
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international airport with mass protests, leading to a new prime minister coming into power. thousands of red shirts who support the family poured out on to the streets of bangkok leading to a military background. to help us get to grips with the complicated nature of the thai opposition let's speak to larry jaga, in a south-east asian political analyst. >> it's a complicated story. for you what is the main difference between the protests happening the last few days and the ones we were telling our viewers about in 2010? >> well, essentially they represent two sides of a conflict. thailand is probably more divided now than it has ever been.
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the basic division is really the fall in the north-east, the fall around the cities bangkok, who supported the red shirts, the ones who took to the streets in 2010. the demonstrators here are essentially - represent the middle class and the elite of bangkok. they have taken to the streets because they feel the government of the poor thai, which are a red shirt government failed in developing the country and solving the critical problems of corruption and quality before the law. >> what is the main demand? you described how the protesters feel. what is their demand and what would they be satisfied with at this point in terms of concessions the government could give? >> i think there are no
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concessions the government could give. short of taking over in some way or another. former democrat leader and mp sutep said the key thing is to try and bring about proper democracy to thailand to end money politics. most of the elections are won by massive amount of money being given to voters. and they want to see the end of corruption, direct elections for the provincial areas. this is also something of concern that 70-odd governors are not elected by the people, but by the - selected by the government. what they are demanding seems appropriate. the underlying thing is an end
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to the thaksin era, rooting out the shinawatra clan, something that is more difficult to achieve. >> thank you for that. that was from bangkok. hadji great to have you with us and your thoughts. >> protesters are on the streets in ukraine for a sixth day, angry at the government's refusal to sign a free trade agreement with the e.u. ukraine's president yank yanakovych will attend a summit in the e.u. next week. are the protests still taking plagues. r -- taking place. as you can see in the square of independence. it's not a large crowd but the numbers swell, people are
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working at the moment. this protest will get stronger as we approach the weekend and find out whether or not ukraine is going to sign or not sign. now, that has been broadened to questions by the prime minister at a cabinet meeting. he said the process of moving towards the west would continue, but remember, he said process. he didn't say they would sign the free trade pack. the president has said that he is not going change his mind. they will be at the summit in lithuania, and it will be a difficult conversation between the president and the 28 other leaders of the european states. to try to explain the situation and why after years of patient negotiation he's turned his back on europe. president putin has also been making a lot of waves on this. he said that the remarks coming from the european union and out
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of boroughs else are too harsh. he doesn't want ukraine to be a stepping stone for a flood of cheap imports into russia. he is trying to guard the russian economy by keeping ukraine in a russian bear hug. the protests are continuing. the government seems intend at the moment on not signing the deal. they are keeping their options open. it's up to the european union to negotiate. they won't get the signatures they wanted on friday, but hope they will come around, the you crepe, to signing up to a free trade pact with the european union. >> as the protests keep going, are they making a difference or are you saying it doesn't matter to the government, even if they are on the streets gathering
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speed? >> i have been speaking to protesters who are upset, feeling betrayed by what the president has decided. political analysts say the ukraine is facing a huge financial hole in the budget. in the next three years the country could face bankruptcy. will the russians support it. the analyst tells me he thinks not, it's inevitable that the ukraine will have to reach out to the european union for help and the united states. there's everything to play for, but at the moment, of course, the big disappointment we won't see free trade packs signed by the european union by the weekend. >> a general the egypt issued an arrest warrant behind two protesters in tahir square. one joins us on the line from
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cairo. he is, of course, a leader, founder of the april 6th youth movement. it's great to have you with us. first of all, are you planning on turning yourself in? >> yes, i [ inaudible ] sh yesterday our group [ inaudible ] protesting the military ruling. there is no [ inaudible ] there's a new low. no one can do anything to leave it now.
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now, this morning, they go back to this case. >> surely the aim is to discourage these protests - whether they are happening as a result of - because of islamist, the anti-coup alignment. whether they are descending against the military and the laws. will it work. are you planning not to protest. there's another protest scheduled for later today. >> the new government said publicly that the administration [ inaudible ] what happened yesterday is unfortunately it became more than what happened during the
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first time. it was a small demonstration. yesterday the police attacked the station. >> what is your next move is the question i'm asking you? what is your next move? >> i will call my lawyers to decide whether i go to the police or not. my group or my group we will organisation another protest tomorrow, and every day. [ inaudible [ inaudible ] today and tomorrow and overnight, again peaceful.
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the italian center right leader silvio berlusconi says he has new evidence to present in connection with his conviction for tax fraud and wants senators to delay a vote. rory challands has the story. >> silvio berlusconi estimated he appeared appeared in court, 2,500 times in 100 trials. >> translation: i'm the most persecuted man of all times. >> since the statement in 2009 there has been no let-up. his recent convictions threatened to finish an extraordinary political career. the former cruise ship singer dominated italian politics - powerful, rich. prime minister three times, his
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easy charm often works. sometimes his behaviour seemed at odds with the dignity expected of a statesman. >> translation: i have to bring you greetings, from a man - what's his name - just a minute, it was someone with a tan. barack obama. >> but silvio berlusconi's private life proved more sensational than his diplomatic gofs. his so-called bunka bunga parties are infamous. earlier this year he was convicted of paying an underaged girl for sex. then there was the tax fraud. italy upheld a one-year term. it was the eurozone debt crisis that contributed most to his downfall. italy's economy was pushed to the brink. silvio berlusconi lost his perimetery majority and he was forced from office in 2011.
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>> as long as he has voters ready to vote for him and the party, i would say he is a power in italian politics, not as powerful as he used to be, but not irrelevant either. >> silvio berlusconi is a public figure with many enemies. many of his staumpest allies decided they could no longer support him. >> still to come - how scanners could soon replace scal pels in determining a cause of death. that story coming up. also in sport - robin will be here to tell you why footballers across brazil stage a national sit-in process.
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welcome back, chicago's world fair of 1893 placed the city on the international map. 40,000 workers built 200,000 buildings to house the exhibition attracting 27 million people to it. 127 years later the city looks back at the fair authorityize say changed america. >> they called it the white city, the world fair transforming chicago. 20 years after a fire raked the
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windy city the world fair put it on the international map. now an exhibit in the city's field museum is celebrating its arrival on the world stage. >> it was the moment chicago became the world-class city. the potential was there, the wealth there, the industry. until the 1983 world sphere there was not a coming together of all of those factors and focus on the really association of chicago as a world's city. >> the dream city architect bern am built was an architect turl marvel. 200 buildings built on a 2-year schedule by 40,000 workers, costing dozens their lives. >> the first year 17 were killed. there were other world fairs, this was industrial, and success. . drawing 77 million visitors.
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chicago's world fair was improbably big. whole villages from across the globe and inhabitants were shipped to the city of big shoulders. the emblem a massive wheel. 250 feet high, carrying 2,000 people, soaring 100 fooet higher than the ferris wheel there now. people came under fear to look at the future. it was short lived. a city built on a swamp and torn down as soon as the fair ended. the world fair re made chicago. it's hard to find a lasting remnant. this is one of the few. it's in the museum of science and industry. it was a palace of fine arts. they needed a pant structure to safeguard the masterpieces of the day. what was left behind was is that - metre items, fossils used
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to recreate the world fair. >> time for your sport. here is robin. >> arsenal put themselves only the verge of qualifying stages at the champion's league. they are in the top f. wilt shire scoring both. martin wenger's side needing to win to progress. >> we had good control. maybe sometimes we were a bit micing the cutting edge to finish the game off. >> also in contention, dortmund. a comfortable win against napperly. pierce everton a scorer. the italians behind on goal
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difference. >> chelsea qualified out of group e. mohammed sala with a goal. the blues through. >> i want to praise basil. i think they won because they were the best team. >> the surprise result of the match. ix the first team to beat barcelona. barca qualified ajax could join them if they beat ac milan in a fortnight. atletico madrid drew against st. petersburg. celtic the bottom and no chance
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of europa league football. . a charted plane had to abort a landing a few hundred metres from the runway due to another aircraft blocking the attempt. they'll qualify if they win at the bay arena. david moyes is aware of the threat. the german side winning their champion's league matches at home. >> we were the good results at home. we need to assure that away from home. much more different is the situation now. we are mindful of it, how to get the result. it's important to get a result of first to get ourselves in a strong position in the group. >> soeshia dad are bottom of group a. real madrid lead group b.
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the second spot up for grabs. top spot in group c, manchester city are through. bayern attempting to win a third champion's league. >> bizarre scenes as brazilian players statemented sit-in, scheduling issues arising as a result of the 2014 world cup. the even is ending a month earlier, forcing for mid-week matches. >> kobe bryant said it could be weeks before he's on the court. he hasn't played the season as he recovered from a forn achilles tendon. he has signed a 2-year contract extension worth 48.5 million. >> the lakers, you know, they
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are a stand-up organization. they stepped up to the plate. they took care of me. some of it was from work previously done and valuing some of the things i brought to the organization, some is a leap of faith. >> the exact of head injuries on former athletes is becoming prevalent. the focus turned to the national hockey league as players filed a lawsuit, claiming the nhl hid the risk of plane injuries. top level stars may have contracted injuries outside of the nfl, three months after the nhl paid money to footballers suffering brain injuries. a sports analyst says hockey
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players have a harder case. >> this is the key. the key in this lawsuit is the players have to show the nhl had the information, concede it from the players so they could not make an informed decision. they are saying the players knew of the risk and after the fact complained. studies, memos, emails - those kinds of things. that is not easy to find. the players will have challenges making out their case. >> the dallas stars scored three stars. it was the fastest scoring spree in the nhl the the final score 6-3. >> welter wait manny pacquiao said he had to borrow money to fulfil a pledge to help victims of philippines. the reception was not warm from
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the locals and froze his bank accounts saying he owes over $50 million in taxes. the 34-year-old is a member of the philippine congress and is disputing the claim. that's your part. more later. >> thank you so much. conducting a post mortem to find the cause of death can be lengthy. researchers are testing a sophisticated technique allowing pathologists to use scanners, instead of scal pels. >> it's the stuff of science fiction - exploring the human body after death, without a scalpel touching the sign. this is a place where the post mort 'ems can be conducted with just the click of a mouse. >> to have the scan and know
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where the pull et cetera are and know wh the tracks look lick before you touch the body. know where the blood is, the air is before you do your autopsy is a huge help. >> this is a typical ct scanner. when the body is brought in, it is placed here. within a matter of seconds 25,000 images are taken. >> they are then transferred to a computer and transformed into a 3d picture. >> there are various tools that we can use to dissect with, with a virtual scal pel we can remove the layers. whilst doing so we are looking for any abnormalities, differences, forms of injury, foreign objects while we are doing so. >> if i wanted to focus on something, let's say the kidneys, how do i do that? >> we have a function for special areas of interest. for the kidneys, for example, looking at the surface, any
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signs of injury. or we can also have a closer look and now we can see the inside of the kidney. >> the results of the autoop say can be ready the same day in most cases, ideal in criminal investigations. for those who have lost a loved one it's an alternative to a regular autopsy where cutting open a body can be traumatic for families. >> the virtual family won't replace traditional methods. for now, it's a compliment for the autopsy, allowing a computer to go where a knife can't. >> stay with us here on al jazeera. david foster will be here with a full bulletin of news. he'll be live, speaking to our correspondent about the new army chief. don't go anywhere.
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