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tonight. >> announcer: this is al jazeera. ♪ hello and welcome to the news hour, i'm in doha with your top stories this hour, stepping up security is really police calling reenforcement at the mosque to prevent more violence, travel ban and asset freeze and set for u.s. proposed sanctions and temporarily release the serbian war suspect allowed to return home for cancer treatments. the cheap incubator saving lives
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of premature babies. ♪ we begin this news hour in jerusalem where police deployed extra fores in the mosque in occupied east jerusalem to prevent further violence and daily scuffles between israeli forces and palestinians over the past few weeks and palestinians are saying that israel is looking to change the rules of who can worship at the mosque and they issued separate statements on thursday and have called on palestinians to take to the streets following friday prayers. on the increase in security comes after an israeli man who was critically wounded in a car attack in west jerusalem died. a palestinian man had driven his mini van in a crowd of pedestrians on wednesday and was then shot dead by the israeli police and we are joined by
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occupied east jerusalem to set the scene for us and tell us if the palestinians have heeded the call by the palestinian factions to come and support the mosque. >> that's right, a very sense situation here in occupied east jerusalem, i'm standing at the damascus gate which is a main gate leading into the old city which houses the mosque and as you can probably see behind me there is a very large security presence here with israeli police and check asking people going inside the mosque and let me show you the reason for that. we will take the camera over here and show you the scene over here and i can see police on horse back ride and on horse back but beyond yellow barricades are men under the age of 35 and the reason they are behind that barricade is because they are not allowed to go inside to the old city or indeed the mosque compound to offer
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their prayers and that is restrictions put in place as a clamp down as palestinian violence on the east and why we see a huge security presence to thousands of reenforcement officers and again a very tense scene here indeed. >> it sounds like very much a recipe for an escalation in this situati situation. >> it does, and frankly it has been. over the past several weeks and indeed more acutely over the past week or so we have seen a number of very violent clashes between palestinian protesters and israeli security forces. observers are describing the situation as spiralling out of control. and to answer your earlier question about whether palestinians are heeding the calls of various broups, palestinian groups to take to the streets and protests the answer is yes and have been
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doing so now for a very long time and why we have seen such a heavy security presence but pressure put on israeli government to do something about this and that could perhaps explain why prime minister benjamin netanyahu saying the mosque is not going to change and what he means by that there are far right jewish groups pushing to have greater access to that compound to be allowed to pray in that compound and that is seen as a major provocation for many people and mr. netanyahu saying that is not going to happen, a real concern here and that doesn't seem to be enough to change the minds of people, people who are still taking to the streets and protesting and many people expecting more to happen in the next days or so. >> thank you and we are reporting from occupied east jerusalem. palestinian party says a series of coordinated explosions in the gaza strip targeted homes of leaders and took place at a time
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of right intentions between fata and a troup hamas that controls gaza and no one injured. the party of the palestinian authority president abbas. and sanctions against yemen proposed president are due to take effect later on friday. and accused of helping houthi fighters seize control of parts of the capitol and the u.s. has also asked the u.n. to impose sanctions on to houthi rebel leaders and we are joined live from the capitol to tell us whether the u.s. sanctions and also the united nations sanctions, if they come into effect, what kind of effect are they going to have on the former president? >> it would have huge impact. first of all he won't be able to travel abroad and his assets will be frozen and seen by himself and his own people as a
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humiliation for a man who runs the country for more than three decades. just about a few minutes ago thousands of people gathered here in the capitol, the biggest show of support for former president since he was almost three years ago and people were saying that is basically they are ready to denounce what is described of falling into the u.s. proposed sanctions to to destabilize them and a harm out to harm our leader will be cutoff. now we have to wait and see whether those sanctions come into effect and people say if they do come into effect they will escalate protest movement and take to the streets and they will take more decisive decisions in the coming days. >> having said that and in the political arena, what does this
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all mean and especially i mean is there any progress, any sign at all of the continued implementation of the september agreement to form a new government? >> we have -- we might see more instability and more uncertainty in yemen to give you an idea about the status and he has a huge political sway that he has in yemen, when he was deposed the international community particularly the united states of america and gcc countries were of the view that this is a man who has established a solid background in the country and it's impossible to get rid of him, therefore the suggested power based sharing deal and had the opposition form a coalition that leaves the country for a transition of two years. now, it's going to be almost impossible to get rid of him because he still has a huge
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control of the country, top military commanders and wealthy business men and still say that he is their legitimate leader. now, it is coming into effect and takes to the streets and this will have an impact on the next government. we may not see a government in the coming weeks, therefore we will see further instability and uncertainty. >> reporting from sana and thank you. to syria where the u.s. military says it has carried out a series of air strikes against an al-qaeda linked group and they killed a french bomb maker working for the hasan group and that was al-qaeda off shoot and stephanie is live from beirut to talk about what seems to be expansion of the u.s.-led air strikes. >> that's right. well, we know that the u.s.-led coalition is targeting this
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group, the u.s. in particular has said that these air strikes happened back in september and targeted isil positions and also targeted this al-qaeda linkeded and also linked to al-qaeda linked al-nusra front and saw a video at the time a french man and leader killed and u.s. retracted and said they believe they perhaps had not hit their target. this is the first time since then that they have managed to target those areas. we do have to remind you however that the u.s. is being cautious and say they are assessing the outcome of the strikes but initial reports is they had the intended results. what is different this time is they targeted a group that has a conservative interpretation of islam and part of a wider coalition called the islamic front and we heard from one of their spokespeople who said that it seems that no group now in syria fighting for assad is safe
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and questioning intentions of coalition when it comes to striking the groups and fear of backlash from activists on the grounds that civilians were killed in the strike and there is a fear that people who have been living under bombardment from the regime for four years now are seeing they are facing bombardment by the coalition and it's a complicated picture certainly but know from the u.s. that this group has always been on their target and it's a little marquis how they were targeted. >> stephanie, speaking of regime and the civil war continues inside syria and sometimes it feels like the focus is on the u.s. coalition air strikes and targeting isle but there are civilian casualties in aleppo, what happened there? >> two barrel bombs hit eastern aleppo and 20 civilians killed there and al-nusra was struck and soon after when people were gathering there another barrel bomb hit and we have to put it
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in continuing and there are 3,000 people on the eastern side and it's difficult and the regime is keen to take a lep -- al aleppo back and isil coming from one side and a significant city and heard from the french foreign minister a couple days ago saying if aleppo would fall is what they should be focusing on after kobani is aleppo but we have to remind while the world at tension is on kobani and aleppo and talking about allegiance of the groups and civilians who are sustaining the main effect of this, 6 million displaced inside the country and millions also outside the
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country and a moment of political solution and doesn't look like it's on the tables. >> doesn't look like it, stephanie decker reporting from beirut. people in the libyan capitol tripoli celebrating after the supreme court ruled the international meeting in tabrook is illegal. they support the armed groups and parliament in control of tripoli and mike hanna reports. [gunfire] libya has been under the control of two rival government based in separate cities. now the supreme court in the capitol tripoli given its view on how to move forward and declared that the trabrok based is unconstitutional and ruled that it should be dissolved and the ruling immediately welcomed by members of the rival leadership group in tripoli. >> translator: following
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today's ruling the proceedings this morning we are now waiting for the committee that promised to present the first draft of the constitution on the 24th, this is what all libyans are waiting for, to see their future built around a constitution. >> reporter: in august armed groups opposed to the government prime minister abdula took over and put their own government in place and supporters moved eastward and reestablished their government in tabrook. this further divided the country that never had been united with armed malitia groups forming in support of two centers of government, one battling leaders in tripoli that is conservative and the other supporting tabrook seen as more moderate and adding to a situation that has grown increasingly chaotic since the
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fall of gadhafi in 2011 with rival brigades and appeared powerless to restore any semblance of law an order on a national basis. one of the most powerful led by the general came control of the eastern city of benghazi and areas around it. rejecting the general national congress of tripoli and also not formally supporting the government in tabrook and the u.n. support mission in libya is not taking sides saying only that it has taken note of the supreme court decision. >> the mission reiterated its commitment to libya sovereignty and independence and territory and adding the u.n. has to under score to act responsibly and not exist the polorization or lead to further deterioration of the situation. >> reporter: those rejecting the supreme court decision made clear that the decision itself is just one more polarizing
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factor, mike hanna, al jazeera. >> defunct had the backing and tripoli says u.n. needs to reassess the situation in libya. . >> translator: i call upon the u.n. envoy to to read the situation again and says if he fails to understand the situation here we are more than happy to help him see the real picture and don't want him to lose the status of neutrality in the work and libya is in need to bring the parties together and the most important thing right now is dialog and national reconciliation between all libyans. >> reporter: u.s. president barack obama sent a letter to iran leader urging him to support nuclear talks and two nations share an interest fighting islamic state of iraq and obama stressed cooperation would be on condition that a nuclear deal is reached and
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detail from the letter were pun -- published in "the wall street journal" and he says the only way both sides will reach agreement is if the u.s. respects i ran's sovereignty. >> i think that the iran's would obviously like to see a deal but the iranians also have red lines that basically are linked to iran sovereignty. the iranians recognize that united states globally is in a much weaker position before the united states through its conflict with russia and ukraine and chinese over the south china sea and also the general decline in the economy in europe and the united states. the united states makes it more difficult for the united states to sustain what it had before and needs a deal with iran and the crisis in the region and the rise of isil and other extremist
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groups the iranians understand they need a deal but they say that the litmus test is at the negotiations and have to understand the rights and if americans act on the front they will believe the americans are serious and can move gradually toll some sort of agreement. >> with the al jazeera news hour and here is what is coming up, minma rshg and then giving transgenders the right to dress as the opposite sex and how a controversial rule changes is keeping this driver in contention for the formula one world title. ♪ the french president has suggested he may not run for reelection if he fails to reduce
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unemployment and his popularity is at an all time low as jonah reports. >> reporter: just when he thought things couldn't get any worse a series of polls this week say the french popularity has fallen even lower, 2 1/2 years since he took office his approval rating is just 12%, the worst presidential score in modern times. the pressing issue was the economy, rising unemployment, and he told the audience if it didn't come down he wouldn't be ba back. >> translator: the intention is to lower unemployment and i say it to myself, if i am unable to do so by the end of the mandate do you think i would go before the french people and say i have not done it in five years but promise in the next five years it doesn't work like that. >> they suggested it was an effort to rein-i havi in viin- e
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reinvigorate and it's simple and unemployment has never been so high and public debt has never been so high and what we could say buying power has never been so low in france for middle class and so when you have that kind of results of course you are in trouble. >> reporter: if experts had low expectations the french public were prepared to be unimpressed. >> translator: i'm not expecting anything from him and we see what he has accomplished in the past 2 1/2 years so, no, i don't expect anything from him any more. >> i don't think he is not a very good president because he make no decision. it is a big problem in france because nobody wants to take a decision. >> reporter: and he came to
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power as mr. normal despite foreign policy at home has been anything but, al jazeera. flee -- three people for flying a drone have been arrested and they have been seen at power plants across plants and have not been able to determine who is behind the flights of the drones and this is the most nuclear dependent country. international criminal court approved the temporary release of a leader accused of war crimes and judges in the hague allowed him to receive cancer treatments in serbia and he is in detention waiting for a verdict for a decade and we are in belgrade to tell us what the mood is life in serbia regarding his release.
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>> reporter: well, actually it has really mixed feelings on belgrade and on one side when you read serbian newspaper or watch the t.v. statements a lot of statements by serbian officials and politicians from opposition and ruling political parties and seems they are a bit uncomfortable with his release, although they are saying that it is a very unlikely that he will affect political life here in serbia by speaking to ordinary people i think it's a bit different and for instance when i was waiting here for this live in the last 15-20 minutes i have been approached by 3-4 people who were asking about is he released, when he will be released and even i heard very supportive words about him here so apparently people here are on one side very fed up with the current political situation and expect that his return here at
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serbea will do a shake up and move the government in a bit different direction. so it is definitely a split move and split feeling about his return here in serbia. >> why he has been in the hague for the past 11 years and what crimes is he accused of? >> well, he was indicted by the icty in the early 2000 for alleged crimes against muslims in crotia and northern serbia and a vivid picture and not just people in serbia but across the entire region. in 1991 when he carried a military uniform of the time with a military helmet on his head and something in his right hand walking through the rubbles of the town after the siege was broken by the people's army he
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was surrounded by his military at that time so that is the picture that was very clear in the minds of many people across the region. and that is why everybody we are expecting that he will be not just accused but he will be also convicted for those alleged crimes, but interesting enough after 11 years in detention in the hague tribunal that thing still didn't happen and even the judges in the fake tribunal could not tell when procedures are over and maybe that is one of the reasons why he is being released early. >> thank you very much for reporting for us from belgrade. protesters in egypt have held demonstrations across the country calling for better security and services and rallied held in the districts of cairo and three neighbors of alexandria and took to the
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streets in support of the ousted president mohamed morsi. and al jazeera continues to demand immediate release of journalists in egypt for 314 days greste and fahmy and mohamed are appealing their prison sentences. on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall one european capitol still stands divide and this is a city split by a u.n. controlled buffer zone and put in place a half a century ago for clashes. efforts to reunite the communities are stalled as john reports. >> reporter: how long would it take you to go from your office to your house if this check point were opened? >> three minutes. >> reporter: she is a turkish separate and lives in the north
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and occasionally crosses buffer zone to peer through the windows of her childhood home in the greek-controlled republican of cyprus and family left in 1958 when a greek neighbor warned her mother that they were not safe. >> he told her, lady, please take your children and go away because somebody, not from our area came here and asked us to point to turkish separate houses and families. >> reporter: feels the buffer zone was a circle of violence and political passions of either ra, the clocks here stopped in 1974 when a turkish invasion of north see cyprus and this was
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stripped before it could taxi away and it has been swallowed in the silence of the buffer zone. separate risks are making a third attempt in ta decade to do away with the barrier and discover of off shore carbon deposits is fueling the latest round of talks but an oil prospect ship in separate control waters outraged the government and stole negotiations. u.n. person was there thursday where he met the separate and turkish separate leader. >> the tushish separate leader both agreed that hydrocarbons will be a part of the future of a united cyprus and it will be a federal level competence. >> reporter: but many are growing impatient to see that future now. >> translator: people who live through the war are against it
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because both sides suffered but when you get to a certain age you have to think about what is best for the future of the country and you have to say it's best for both communities and the whole country for us to live together. >> reporter: the wall is a false security dividing people no longer afraid of each other, john with al jazeera. let's get a check on the weather with stef and particularly europe because there has been flooding in europe so will that continue? >> it has been continuing for about three days now, looking at the satellite picture we can see the huge blanket of cloud and flooding and in the southern parts of france then northern parts of italy with the worst of the weather and now it's a little bit further south and the latest pictures are from rome and here we have some roads and forced to close the schools and a few metro stations as well and the flooding here really did cause us quite a few problems.
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over the next few days the system is still going to be with us but slowly things are going to improve and the weather will be slightly less bad. at the moment we are still looking at the possibility of some severe weather over parts of italy and across into greece as well and this is where we are most at risk of seeing severe weather and looks like we could see some very large hail, maybe even the tornado after this system particularly over the southern parts of italy through sicily and southern greece as well where we expect some of the worst of the weather during the next 24 hours. so as we head away to saturday still more showers down here and pushing further northward as well. but some of the wettest of the weather again is going to be in the southern parts of our map for saturday and sunday too. >> thank you. you are with the al jazeera news hour and still to come cuba is open for business but who is buying? we report from havanna biggest trade show plus. the world summit in dublin
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♪ hello again you are with the al jazeera news hour and a recap of the stories we are following, israeli police deployed reenforcements around a mosque in occupied east jerusalem to
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prevent violence and tensions high in resent weeks as palestinians accuse israeli government of wanting to change the rules about who can worship there. u.s. proposed sanctions against former yemen president are due to take effect later on friday and accused of helping houthi parties take control parts of the capitol in september. the international criminal court has approved temporary release of a nationalist leader accused of war crimes and he will return to serbia to receive treatment for advanced cancer. a new report accuses high-ranking officers in minmar against an ethnic person and they looked at army offensive against rebels between 2005-2008 and allegations a week before the country hosts a regional summit and a visit from the u.s. president barack obama and scott
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hidler has more. >> reporter: high ranking position in the army and top commanders face allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity. the evidence is detailed in a report from the human rights clinic at harvard law school. the findings are based on a study that ran from 2005-2008. it investigated how a large scale army offensive against fighters fighting for autonomy was carried out and civilians were killed, 10s of thousands were displaced and the government claims the report is one sided and a distinguishing targets is difficult. and the office accused the armed koran resistance of violating human rights and the report say observers may not necessarily prompt american government pressure at next week's summit. >> they think they are not going to push too much on this visit but they are going to remain in their positions from there and
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must be on track on the reform and are also saying they are concerned about the back sliding in the process. >> reporter: a concern the american president has directly expressed to his counterpart. also out on friday a report on how the minmar is dealing with the government and thousands showing up here and around the region victims of human trafficking and alleges the government is not just ignoring the trafficking but is actively involved. >> authorities are cooperating with trans national criminal sin sindicates and it has been happening for a very long time and has not received the attention it should have. >> human rights activists say when they meet next week as they did almost two years ago the activations highlighted in the reports are unlikely to be discussed in front of the
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cameras but hope there will be an increase in behind the scenes pressure. scott in al jazeera in bangkok. >> reporter: took over the chief legal officer and continue to demand answers in disappearance of 43 students five weeks ago, the former mayor has been arrested in connection with that case. and we were with the demonstrators in mexico city and sent an update. >> reporter: protesters have taken over the attorney general's office here in downtown mexico city, that is because they say he is still failing to give them answers as to what has happened to the 43 students that went missing at the hands of local police in the state over a month ago. now, the attorney general promised that as soon as he was able to capture a major and his wife who he says are responsible for the attack on the students that he would have answers, that he would be able to tell the family members where their loved
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ones are but three days after those arrests those answers have still not come in, that is why you see people here camped out in front of his office demanding his resignation and demanding the resignation of the president of mexico and yet another sign of how tension continues to build in the country, there are over 80 schools throughout mexico including major university and public and private on strike and there is 72-hour strike and trying to show solidarity with the missing students. so as each day passes and as each day passes without answers to what has happened to these students, the tension continues to rise. here in mexico and the criticism abroad at this government that is seen as being failed to bring down the violence. >> reporter: a drought in brazil's south palo is causing major problems for residents and the city is one of the hardest hit places 160,000 people have gone nearly a month without access to running water in their
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homes and this drought is the worst southeast brazil and seen in eight decades. it is a year since typhoon hyan devastated parts of the philippines and killed more than 6,000 people, 15,000 are still in temporary shelters and the providence was one of the worst hit areas and we went there and filed this report. >> survivor june still puts his life on the line everyday. like thousands of fishermen he lost all he had in the storm, the strongest ever on record and able to head to sea because of a donated wooden boat and as grateful he is for it it has brought him little reward. >> translator: the main thing we fight over is dwindling supply of fish and they destroyed the fishermen and went where they were not supposed to. >> reporter: made livelihood before hyan and now it's
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dangerous ground. the storm left tons of hazardous waste that has yet to be cleared. underneath the waters from petrol filled vehicles to ammunition from nearby military bases and still unrecovered human remains. the fishermen and women say they have no other choice but head further away from shore in their demarcated fishing area, in small boats they are ill-equipped for long, rough journeys and end up going into municipalities water and angering fishermen there. and she knows too well the consequences of a fisherman gone too far and her family survived the hian and her husband was shot and killed at sea a few weeks ago by other fishermen. >> never thought he would be in danger and earning a living like always fishing. >> reporter: boats idle on the
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shore and locals say how disorganized recovery and rehabilitation efforts have been and lacking in oversight and thousands donated privately and by aid agencies but the locals now call them solar boats because they do little but sit out in the sun all day. many of these fishing communities were also moved further inland by the government making it hard for them to earn a living. >> that's not the focus really. there are alternative source of livelihood like you be a driver or you be a tricycle driver and give them livelihood such as those and we are working on that. >> reporter: empty words for many of the fishing men and women and frustrated and angry but say they will keep trying to find ways to get back on their feet. i'm with al jazeera central philippines. >> reporter: a local council in japan voted to reopen the first nuclear power plant since the
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fukamisha disaster and they were shut down in 2011 caused by a huge earthquake and tsunami and wants to limit japan reliance on expensive fossil fuel imports. opec or the organization of exporting countries says it is concerned about the sharp drop in oil prices and prices fell 30% to the lowest in four years and the drop is good news for consumers but bad for many producing countries who need higher prices to meet their budget needs. three transgender asians won appeal against a religious law that bans muslim men from wearing women's clothe and court of appeal overturned the law in the state and said the law was degrading, oppressive and inhumane and also discriminated against men who have been diagnosed with gender identity issues. let's speak to nisha, she is the
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advocacy manager at justice for sisters, an activist group for transgender and joining us from kuala-lumpur and this is quite a significant ruling. >> yes, it is and it's basically a historical moment and it's a landmark case itself and this has never happened in malaysia and no one challenged the law and therefore i see definite ruling itself, it's a historical moment for everyone in malaysia in regards of gender identity. >> what was behind the change because this particular case was dismissed just two years ago. >> yes, that's right and basically we lost the case at the high court itself, but of course we were not happy with the decision and we appealed in the appeal court and from there
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itself the appeal court they have three judges there and we had not just from one judge opinion but three judge's opinion too and basically we were well prepared and bringing we had support from local ngo and human right watch and we even had statements from doctors and so on so at this time it's different because again it's an appeal court and we have three judges over there, so yeah. >> you mentioned human rights watch and they call malaysia one of the worst country for transgender. will it set a precedence for other states in the country that criticize transgender people? >> yes, that is right. basically this is a landmark case and can use the case as an example as a challenge in malaysia itself. >> will you be doing so? right will you be doing so? >> we will if we have the trans
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community to come out basically to bring out this case. >> let me finally ask you because the islamic religious department as i understand it could still actually appeal this ruling, so since you are in kuala-lampur and hearing they plan to do so, does it plan to do so? >> based on our lawyers they told us that the state department would take an appeal against the case but for me personally i feel that we are prepared and we will not fight. i mean, we will fight to the end basically, whether they want to appeal the case or not. >> thank you very much for joining us from kuala-lampur. >> thank you so much. >> you are with the al jazeera news hour and here is what is coming up. . >> there are no forgiven about the 6th or 7th round, i realize
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cuba is now seeking foreign investment but not everyone sees it as a place open for business. decades of state control sprented the growth of foreign trade but as daniel reports the government may be trying to change that. >> cuba has no problem selling the things it is known for,
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cigars and rum to name two and they past a foreign investment law designed to sell more and open the tightly state economy to foreign investments. >> translator: to achieve results we need in the country over just 11 million we need to make the decision and make the process work and it's important we grow between 5-7% a year, the population expects results and investment is the only way to get them. >> reporter: and a multi million free trade zone built at the port west of havanna needs to entice foreign companies and the and wall trade fair carries importance and 4 1/2 thousand from cuba and 60 countries came to do business with one another. cuba needs foreign investment and needs it badly and there are plenty of countries out there who would like to invest seeing the huge potent this country has to offer so an is holding things up?
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years and years of miss trust and suspicion and two very different system. the u.s. embargo and the cubans call it blockade in place for more than 50 years and the u.s. companies existing here say the days are numbered. >> what does the relationship look like between the united states and cuba. >> reporter: positioning to take advantage of a market they have been denied access to since 1959. >> we as a company are looking at this free trade-in order to eliminate the block and try to do business together. >> reporter: the greatest interest comes from cuba's former colonial rulers, spain, confident they too can overcome the obstacles. >> translator: they have been clarifying many of the rules that until now were not clear and now is a good time to come here and invest. >> translator: we all have to sell to designated buyers and the rules were very strict.
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>> reporter: more than 50 years of doing business the communist cuba way cannot be changed overnight. we will have to get used to this kind of marketing. foreign investors and the cuban authorities are trying hard to find an opportunity they can dance to together. i'm with al jazeera, havanna. from the fridge to the home heating systems to light bulbs, the internet helps us control a more and more of the lives but a hacking group say people don't realize the risks and phil has this report from the world's web summit in dublin. >> reporter: making coffee the old way. >> and that control panel actually controls the coffee pot. >> reporter: and the new way. >> it's pretty neat. >> reporter: simple act of brushing your teeth, there is an app for that and even cars drive themselves these days and already being tried out on some roads.
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welcome to the internet of things and a new world where more than computers and phones are connected and it is here to stay. the internet of things is a massive field here for start up and develops, they are all hugely excited. we are told this is the technology which will revenue lu and revolutionize our lives and comes a health warning that there may be trouble ahead because hackers are watching and this one told me lots of manufacturers are so concerned with being first to market they are not making their devices secure enough and he knows a thing or two about that, as part of the anonymous group he helped cause havoc on the internet a few years back and indicted twice in the u.s. and charged at home in ireland and he is only 21 years old. >> it's a case of people are trying to get the devices out the door as soon as possible without having security in mind and once the devices are shipped
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they are seldom updated and you buy a box for 50 or 100 euro and it's not updated. >> reporter: they showed me how they managed to hack in a computer printer and made it play a game. >> i'm able to control the bulbs. >> reporter: a dark side to some internet connected light bulbs and they are controlled by a phone or tablet and give your home a nice glow and you may intentionally give a hacker private information, they found it easy enough. >> the target is not the light u bulb and it's a means to aend and allows you to get in the sensitive areas of people's networks and you can sit outside someone's house and access their network. >> reporter: the industry is in a spin and says it's all just a learning process. >> a lot of the systems that are out there today are very basic, you know, we are like 1977 in the computer revolution right now. obviously things are going to
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mature as they always do, right, security will get greater and greater. >> reporter: the internet of things is set to change our lives, the hackers are on course for it, the question is are the rest of us? phil lavel with al jazeera in dublin. >> that is the question isn't it andy. >> indeed. >> andy has an update on all the sports news for us, andy. >> thank you and over an hour away from the first practice session at the brazil grand prix and they are the only two drivers with a chance of winning the formula one world title. the lotus will be taking part despite their ongoing financial concerns but it's mercedes who dominated the season and with double points awarded at the final race rossberg still has a chance of catching his teammatee this year i have a chance to win the championship. the way it is now that is a good thing and i'm happy because it's
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good for fans and it's going to be exciting until the very end and, yes, so for sure it keeps me very, very optimistic. >> argentina fierces football rivals have a semi final in the american river plate and juniors will meet in if last four and the leaders are in the quarter final and leading 3-2 win here in game and river going through 5-3 on aggregates. and the safety of the keeper who was seemingly being pelted with various different items by the fans of the team sarah and relatively straightforward for bacca and won 5-1 on aggregate. now nba the portland trail blazer recorded the most one sided victory this season and beat the dallas mav victims and
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it was 35-18 in the third quarter and top scored with 20 points and lost 7 rebounds for the blazer and despite the lead he did not ease up in the fourth quarter and added 18 more, the blazers won 108-87. dallas cowboys quarterback tony romo wants return after the injury problem and he is in london ahead of sunday's game against the jaguars and he suffered an injury with the washington redskins last month. >> take it day by day and see what happens as we move closer and it is improving each day and i think i did some things today that were positive and keep going in that direction we will have a good chance. >> reporter: and we have the halfway leader at wgc tournament
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in shanghai and the closest rival at 7 under par and englishman picks up four birdies in the final five and second straight round of 67 and he is 10 under par. rugby champion getting ready to start the tour of europe with a match against england and steve hanson is out of the score as he continues his come back from injury and they beat england 3-0 in the series that was earlier on this year. >> we don't know if it changed the game or what they are attempting to do so i guess there is no doubt they see what we are doing so we can only sit and guess and do they stick with the adventure game they want to play or do they think, no, we will take them up front. >> he will make a debut for england and qualifying on
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residency and 27-year-old is also still a soldier in the british army and has served in afghanistan and he was spotted playing for the army rugby team and signed for professional team only two years ago. >> i think in my experience both inside and outside of rugby means it's calm and the preparation has been the detail in role and responsibility and i'm sure he will bring differences as well. >> reporter: 40 years on from one of boxing defining fights george foreman told al jazeera he under estimated ali and lost the rumble in the jungle in africa and has been talking to our reporter richard par. >> one thing important about boxing you must stay motivated and look at yourself as just starting off. this is actually the first time i have gotten in the ring and you think like that every time,
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do nothing but win, although when i fought mohamed ali i put it on ice and thought i already made it and lacked a little motivation properly and i lost. >> 40 years ago last week since the rumble in the jungle against mohamed ali and what do you remember about the fight in particular? >> can you believe in the day it was called 40 years ago, i'm in the ring with mohamed ali and thought it would be the most easy fight i had but rounds 4, 5, 6 started coming on i knew something different was going to happen and i will never forget about the sixth round or 7th round i realized i'm in for the fight of my life and don't forget moments like that. >> you can see more of the interview with george foreman and life in business after boxing and that is on air 2230 gmt later on this friday.
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okay, that is all the sport for now and more from me later. >> thank you very much, to a clever invention that could be the difference, in fact, between life and death, a prototype inflatable incubator for premature babies has won a top british award, at a fraction of the price it is light, affordable and shipped easily and peter sharp met with the brains behind the product. >> at 23 he is one of the youngest winners of the james dyson award and the invention is truly life-saving, a portable, inflatable incubator for babies and it's footage of babies dying in the developing world because of the lack of incubators that spurred the young graduate. >> there has to be a way to help them and the mothers out there and did my version and built my system and built it and had the
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heaters, humidifiers and the technology can fit in the inflatable concept which is the innovative part. >> this is the eureka moment, an incubator that was light weight, easy to break down and shipped to conflict zones and refugee camps around the world. >> a flat incubator. >> reporter: here is the kicker the price, a conventional baby incubator costs about $50,000 u.s. dollars and james roberts' new invention which he is calling the mum, reportable and very compact would cost just $400 and hoping the first of the mums will come rolling off the line in the next three years, peter sharp al jazeera in london. >> thanks for watching the al jazeera news hour, more news coming up, in just a moment, stay with us. ♪
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>> we go undercover on the factory floor... al jazeera investigates broken dreams: the boing 787 on al jazera america the energy boom created hundreds of thousands of jobs and helped get america's economy back on track, but now plunging oil prices threaten to derail all of that. also more than a million cars and trucks with dangerous defects are still out on the roads. plus supersized homes built on tiny little lots. i'll show you how that has left a lot of neighbors feeling squeezed. i'm ali velshi, and this is "real money." ♪