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>> hello from al jazeera headquarters in doha. this is our news hour. coming up in the 60 minutes nato confirmed to have seen russian tanks, artillery and troops cross the board into ukraine. israeli settlers are blamed for burning a mosque in the occupied west bank. also at this hour the number of deaths from ebola passes 5,000. we'll report on the unsung heroes from the outbreak and the teams in library i can't
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liberia. >> nato said it has seen columns of military equipment including tanks crossing the board into ukraine. let's speak to our wors correspondents in russia. and let's go to eastern ukraine in donetsk. what has nato said about this, and what have you seen yourself on the ground? >> well, nato said it has seen military columns enter from russia into ukraine. they don't know the numbers. in terms of what kind of
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military equipment, forces on the ground, tanks and artillery. we ourselves have seen yesterday military columns of about 40 vehicles moving in the direction of donetsk in broad daylight. at the same time there has been intensified fighting in the area. there has been shelling from the early hours of the morning in today and throughout the day and the evening. >> thank you very much. let's get to reaction. rory, what are the russians saying about this? >> they're denying it. whenever accusations have been leveled that moscow is supplying the rebels or funding troops across the record, they say it has nothing to do with us, move on please. the message has been blamed as
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much as the domestic audience as well as the international audience maybe more domestically than internationally. there are many russians who want to see a full-on military incursion into ukraine. they don't want to see their brothers dying. this is a good policy for russia to maintain. but in crimea when troops were put in crimea. everyone says this is russian. and russians say this has nothing to do with us. and after crimea was back with them, then they said yes, it was us. >> the security council is meeting late to discuss the situation in ukraine. what can we expect in light of the latest developments? >> well, this is an emergency
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meeting from the u.n. security council. it starts 90 minutes from now. diplomats have been concerned about the situation in ukraine for a long time, concerned about that shaky cease-fire ever since it came to force. increasingly concerned in the last week or so as they have heard reports of russian troops getting near the border. possibly crossing the border. they have been debating and calling the meeting photographer the last week. it's the u.s. they have now decided to call this meeting. the idea is to show russia what they're doing, and they mark the fact that they're doing this, of course there will be no action from the security council. there will be no action because russia will be at the meeting one of the permanent meetings and it has a veto on the action. j. >> of course, we'll be checking in with you later to find out what happened during that
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meeting at the u.n. moving on to other world news now. egypt said that a naval ship has come under attack. it happened off the coast of the port city. according to a state up in some naval forces were injured and airlifted to hospital. other military patrols went to help. we'll have more about 20 minutes in the news hour. activists are accused of setting fire to a mosque in the occupied west bank. >> those who live in the village in the occupied west bank this wasn't only a place of worship. it was also a focal point for their community. dozens of people would meet and pray here every day. now most of what is left is ash. the mosque was set on fire in the early hours of wednesday
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morning. palestinians investigators accuse israeli settlers from a nearby illegal settlement of carrying out the arsenal attack. a woman who lives nearby said this is not the first time something has happened. >> we woke up at 3:00 a.m. to find the mosque on fire. i was terrified. we pray in this mosque. it's very difficult to see it burned. >> the arson attack at this mosque does little to calm this already tense situation, but it appears that the israeli government is taking steps to calm tensions. in a rare move the israeli police arrested an israeli policeman on suspicion of firing live bullets during the protest in may killing a palestinian teenager.
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the teen was only 17 years old when protesting. at the time the israeli police denied that live bullets was fired. but a postmortem found that the teen had died from a live shotgun wound to the chest. his father said that he hopes gets justice for his son. >> i believe there is law in israel. the question is whether they will apply it for a palestinian the same way they would for an israeli. >> the rise in revenge attacks between israelis and palestinians come against a backdrop of competing claims over the holiest site in jerusalem, the al aqsa compound or the temple mount as it's known to jews has seen protests. far right israeli groups are demanding to be allowed to pray there, but under a security agreement with jordan they can't.
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israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has insisted that israel has no plans to change the current arrangement at the holy site but that has done little to reduce the violence. al jazeera, in the occupied west bank. >> now the united nations estimate more than 1 million syrians will not receive any aid to help them get through the winter. we report on the difficulties of the homeless people who have not left syria. >> reporter: scavenging is important part of this man's day to provide for his six children. >> the war is expanding. there are no more roads. nobody can buy or sell. i can't even sell the rest of my belongings as the recycling facilities are outside of
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aleppo. >> many are preparing for even worse to come. mohammed thinks a siege is coming so he decided to grow a vegetable garden. >> my grandfather taught me how to sow the seeds and grow them. i went to my aunts and brought the seeds. we'll have something to eat if the siege is imposed. >> more than 13 million people in syria have been forced out of their homes. 3million have left the country. this is expected only to make things worse. the united nations said that 1 million people won't receive winter aid as agencies run out of money. >> the most vulnerable population i'm really concerned for are the newly born babies who could face hyperthermia, freezing, as we had seen last year. the elderly and the frail, the sick and also understand that during winter there is a high increase of sickness especially
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upper respiratory problems. >> already struggling to find medicine for her ten-year-old daughter. they live in the damascus suburb held by rebels but surrounded by assad government soldiers for the last three years. >> we don't have any medicine at all. when the pharmacist found something for my child, he asked for at least $12. money that we don't have. >> basics like clean water has become a luxury. >> because my husband is missing my children are facing more problems. they have to bring water and firewood. wees wills fear the every day threat of bombardment. >> here everyone scavengers just to survive. >> the "world health organization" says that more than 5,000 people have now died from ebola. who says there is a high rate of
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transmission in guine, liberia and sierra leone. meanwhile, who says there is not enough resources to safely dispose of ebola victim's bodies. >> a group prayer before they begin another difficult day. this red cross bearal team based in liberian capitol has been called to the house on the outskirts of the city. the body of a young man named robert has been left in the outhouse. >> this is an infectious disease.
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we're very concerned if you don't follow the protocol properly you could be infected and you could be a victim of the situation. >> the "world health organization" said 500 trained burial teams are needed. but there are only 140, and many of those are doing the difficult and dangerous job are volunteers. by the end of the day the bearal teams truck is full. the bodies are taken to the crematorium and disposed of without ceremony. specialist treatment centers are another front line in the fight against the virus. this woman has recovered from ebola. she now works to care for the sick. >> ebola, if you had it, you feel like it's a sickness, because you feel like it's a
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sickness from another planet. >> so far 300 health workers have caught the ebola virus. >> in one of the most densely populated areas a man is spotted hiding on a rooftop. fear is running high and his neighbors say they suspect he has ebola. >> the man agrees to come with health workers to the hospital. there are signs the number of new cases of ebola in liberia might be going down. but experts say it's just too early to say build progress has
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been made or if the worse is still to come. al jazeera. >> still ahead on the news hour the world's worst pul polluters agree to clean up their act, but there are doubts if they can do it. and standing in solidarity with al jazeera staff imprisoned in egypt. and in sports, which country will host the cup of nations in january? >> first in space. scientists have landed a spaceship on a comet. [ cheering ] the probe will carry on an experiment on the comment
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surface and send results back to earth. let's speak to our technology, who giants us live in german germany--who joins us live in germany. i imagine there are excited people where you are tonight? >> a lot of people here have spent their careers working on this mission. for them it was an amazing day, an amazing event to see the signal sent back to earth. however in the last few minutes we've been getting more details, and there seems to be confusion about what actually has gone on, when that lander hit the comet. it didn't hit it too hard, but what is concerned is that the harpoons that were support to activate to attach that lander on to the comet have not fired. now i want to ask a former mission manager. what does it mean that the harpoons have not fired? >> that's the only thing that we know that they have not fired.
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it could be that it was a very soft landing and it was not triggered by the impact. so that fo it either could be too soft. it could also just not work, which i doubt, and the lander is just the tests come down on the surface properly. but we'll see what that really means. >> what can you--can you fire the harpoons now? >> yes, you could fire the harpoons. you could trigger the harpoons by command, but you don't want to fire them at the wrong moment. that is one thing i hope when we get the first pictures we know what's going on there.
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but it's great. the lander is o on the comet. it sends the signals, the data, and we'll just have to see what happens. >> you spent most of your career working on this project. today is a very big day for you personally and professionally. why has it captured the public's attention like it has? >> it has been capturing the public's attention since the middle ages, and they usually thought something bad would happen, it was some signs of bad things to come. still today, when the comet comes in to the sky, and to see the tails and they come every night, entoday it's fascinating. but comments brings our view back to the infancy of the plant
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tear systems, and scientifically, really, really there are comets in history, and i think the public is really thrilled by learning what happens there. >> very good. former mission manager, and as he alluded, the science really begins, the testing on the surface of that comet. a lot of data expected over the months to come to understand what is going on there. >> thank you. reporting live from germany. the world's biggest polluters have agreed on new targets for their greenhouse gas emissions. china and the united states account for almost half of the world's carbon foot precipitate.
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they have now reached a deal. >> china's government shutting down polluting factories and cutting the number of cars on roads by half. president's barack obama and ping agreed to insure that the blue skies aren't the rarity that they've become here. after a welcoming ceremony of mr. obama, a deal was confirmed that would cut both countries' greenhouse gas emissions close to a third over the next 20 years. >> i commend the president and the chinese government for the commitment they're make to go slow, peak, and then reverse china's carbon emissions. >> it was, he said, an historic agreement. the united states is committed to cut its emissions by 26% to
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28% from 2005 levels by 2005. china didn't set a specific target but says its emissions will peak by 2030. significant because it's the first time china has ever made such a promise. the hope is that this will encourage other nations to take action before a global agreement is signed in paris next year. >> we have announced our target for climate change for the two countries after 2020. we agree we should have further talks in paris. >> while both leaders agree to disagree on many issues, nothing appears to have been off limits during obama's visit. politely restating their positions on china's growing military ambitions, human rights as well as calls for more democracy in hong kong. >> i described to him why it is so important for us to speak out
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for the freedoms that we believe are universal. whether it is in new york, paris or hong kong. >> both president obama and i believe when china and the united states work together we can become the propeller for world peace. >> domestic politics could still derail obama's climate change pledge dealing with china's leader probably easier than a congress full of republicans. >> we have more from washington, d.c. on the american reaction to the deal. >> they say this will only hurt the middle class in the united states, they say that the u.s.
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cannot take the president's idea ideological war on coal. the argument by republicans is any shift to cleaner forms of energy will not only cost jobs but result in higher utility bills making the lives of americans in the middle classes much more difficult. they also say this is a plan that will be dumped upon the successor of president obama, who only has two years left in his term, and this is completely unfair to make these kinds of commitments that may or may not be the view of the next president. the republicans saying there has just been an election in the united states, and the voters in the united states held a bit of a referendum on the president's policy electing overwhelmingly, they say, republicans in the congressional elections a and as a result it is a reflection that this is no longer the whether of the american people, to have the
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president put forth policies they say do in the reflect what americans support. there is a lot of push back being announced by the republicans with regard to this announcement that is being played. saying that when the new congress comes in, the new year, in fact, both the upper chamber as well as the house of representatives, the lower chamber, will be working very hard to roll back environment back environment protection policies and put forward a goal of meeting reductions of greenhouse gasses al jazeera is demanding the release of al jazeera journalists held in egyptian prisons is. mohamed fahmy, bader mohammed, and peter greste have been acuesed of helping the outlawed muslim brotherhood. >> the journalists here know that it could have been them. voices silenced.
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wrongly accused, locked up in an egyptian jail. >> we're saying freedom of expression is such an important thing. your three journalists have been locked up for doing other than reporting the situation in egypt. and that is outrageous. what we wanted to do, amnesty international, this evening, to show our solidarity with them and their families during this incredibly difficult time. >> mohamed fahmy, bader mohammed, and peter greste are serving lengthy jail terms in egypt for allegedly aiding the banned muslim brotherhood. their case is up for appeal in january. >> as peter so eloquently put it from his prison cell, we no longer report from the front line. nowadays we are the front line. >> for peter greste's brother, andrew, this night wases another milestone in a long and arduous campaign. >> he has a huge amount of backing and belief in the fact that he has done nothing wrong.
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>> the plight of knows journalists in egypt and the many others who are harmed and persecuted around the world each year is very close to the hearts of the people in this room. that's because they were doing nothing wrong. they were doing what many of these people do every day. >> that they were arrested nearly a year ago now, they're still behind bars. there is no reason for it. they should be released. they should be released now. >> the amnesty international media award the human rights reporting. these days there is barely a field of journalism that is without peril. al jazeera, london. >> still ahead on the al jazeera news hour. [ protesting ] >> protesting as officials investigate the death of a dozen women after sterilization surgery. plus a former serbian leader makes a controversial return to belgrade. and in sports, details of a
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new law in germany that could see doping offenders spend ten years in prison. only on al jazera america
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sentence... it simply cannot stand. >> this trial was a sham... >> they are truth seekers... >> all they really wanna do is find out what's happening, so they can tell people... >> governments around the world all united to condemn this... >> as you can see, it's still a very much volatile situation... >> the government is prepared to carry out mass array... >> if you want free press in the new democracy, let the journalists live. one year ago america tonight brought you the story that shocked the nation sex crimes on campus: >> i remember waking up and he was trying to have sex me... >> now we return has anything changed? >> his continued presence on the campus put the entire community at risk >> for the better... >> i was arrested for another false charge that she had made up... >> america tonight's special report sex crimes on campus: one year later on al jazeera america
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>> welcome back. a reminder of our top stories. russia has denied reports that it's troops have crossed the border into eastern ukraine. nato said it has seen combat troops entering the country over the past two days. the "world health organization" said that more than 5,000 people have now died from ebola. they're warning the rate of transmission is still very high. there are reports in a a naval ship has come under attack in the mediterranean. well for more on this let's now speak to aaron weiss deputy research director from washington, d.c. good to have you on al jazeera.
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so another example here of the general security situation deteriorating in egypt. first of all, have there been incidents like this one before in the mediterranean? i doubt that the egyptian navy was expecting something like this to occur. and so all it would take is to give a few sailors some guns. >> a simple attack to pull off, but we understand that the navy and air force were involved in repelling this attack? i >> if they came in under attack they would call in everything that they had in the area immediately. >> is it clear from what you've been hearing from your sources
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who these egyptian security forces have come under attack from? who might be responsible? >> it still remains entirely unclear. all the information circulating from all the media sources comes from one statement from the egyptian defense department. so they only said that it was three small boats, which they then destroyed. it's very pop that they could be smugglers. it's also possible that this could have been a pre-planned attack. if this was an attack, as i said it's not a very complicated one to full off. all you need are some small boats and guns. this does highlight the danger, though, to the shipping traffic in the suez canal. >> do you think there is a link
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between what is happening in the sinai and what we're seeing today? >> it's entirely possible. the egyptian security forces response has been strong so far, but it has not yet deterred the military attacks on their troops. you have a large permissive operating environment. it's important to remember that the sinai is in a very large area, and it is very easy for militants to transit the area and even to smuggle men and womens around and continue the attacks. >> very good to get your insig insight. joining us live from d.c. thank you for your time. >> you're very welcome. >> seven suspected al-qaeda fighters have been killed by the u.s. drone strike in southern yemen. and in a straight incident dozens o reported for kill or
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wounded. >> reporter: this is in southern yemen, a focal point between members of the shia houthi tribes. in the latest attack the house of the tribal leader was targeted. local truces have been agree and broken repeatedly. the local government of yemen has little control here. ministers say they want to reinvigorate the national army, but so far they're struggling to turn tough talk around the toil to tactical success in the field. the fear of a wider conflict has caused concern for yemen's northern neighbor saudi arabia. it's border guards complain that it's yemeni counter parts are often nowhere to be seen. >> the houthies control part of the border directly across from us as well as the mountains near
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us. the whole area is controlled by the houthies. at this point there are no presence of yemeni forces or yemeni government. >> reporter: elsewhere the drone attacks on al-qaeda continue. seven suspected fighters were killed in an attack. a main challenge for the authorities in sanaa will be how they cope with the growing demands of the houthi tribes while trying to subdu subdue al-qaeda. either side has welcomed the new government. dominick kane, al jazeera. >> for more on the ways in eastern ukraine, nato as commander said that russian military convoys as we've been mentioning, have been entering the ukraine since monday. take a listen. >> across the past two days we've seen the same thing that osce is reporting. we've seen columns of russian
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equipment, primarily russian tanks. russian artillery, russian air defense systems, and russian combat troops entering in to ukraine. we do not have a good picture at this time of how many we agree there are multiple columns that we have seen. we agree with the osce reports. as to their defense, i'm not sure. >> joining us now in the news remain is a professor of international affairs at qatar university. the russians are denying the recent reports by nato, but nato say they see russian troops and tanks. where do you think they're heading? there has been a lot of fighting in donetsk, is that their destination? >> it might be donets where there is intense firing around the airport. but most likely the objective
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is mariyapol. >> you do have a power plan that supplies the region in eastern ukraine. you also have the capacity to export because of the harbor in mariyapol. >> the ukrainians are saying they're preparing to respond. we've seen in the last few days a build up of ukrainian troops, as well as separatest forces in donetsk. are we going to see a major showdown in the coming days. >> it's possible. the time something very interesting. ten days ago there were elections in eastern ukraine that led to the power of the military commanders in ukraine. there is no way to reinforce
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power without providing equipment. maybe there is a have a couple of power that putin is trying to take benefit from. but the next parts will be to look at the next item and the relationship between russia and u.s. in brisbane where they're supposed to meet. that's supposed to be over the weekend. i think the time something very interesting. >> i you talk about the timing but i want to talk about the russian strategy. when you live to putin speaking he insists that his country, that he doesn't want war and so on. but the actions completely differ from the rhetoric. >> even lap "r" in the with beijing two days ago. there are saying the same thing. robert is the force.
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and interest is a difference between the peopleful, but if there is nothing new, that's the way it was in georgia, and that's the way that the russians operate in their strategy. >> thank you for your help in qatar university. >> thank you. >> a former serbia leader who is facing crimes against humanity has arrived in belgrade. he has been realized temporarilily for council treatment. >> he got a hero's reception that hi that is held near.
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>> he has never accepted the u.n. courts' authority. >> this is a security council to make and keep peace. from the start we know there could be no justice here. >> but he has cancer, and his worsening health has prompted the court to release him temporarily. prosecutors say that he recrui recruited an including in 1991 where thousands were killed and tens of thousands more driven out. in the late 1990's he became deputy prime minister of serbia. he left office in 2000 and surgeone surrendered to the u.n. court three years later. but his political influence has endured.
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in part because today's surgeon i can't is close to schlessel. he's in a car that appears to be decorated with a skull. >> so scheshells return is awkward. >> as head of the serbia government, i wish him a speedsy recovery and good health. that's all i have to say. >> for serbian nationalists it's a moment of joy. but for many of who's who suffered i in the balkan's war, . >> we go to the lawyer who
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served in the tribunal for the former yugoslavia. thank you for being with us. help us to understand first how it is that after four years after the trial there is still no verdict in this case? >> hello, and first of all good evening to all of you. at this moment it is unclear and very uncertain, the situation of the basic what is very worrying in this moment is that--let's say some political motivation, which was very certain, the moments in the trial itself will
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start. so what i do believe is that the tribunate this moment is trying to find a way out from this unstable case. >> you talk about political motivations in the case, but the crimes he's accused of are very serious. he said that he's not guilty, but these are serious crimes he's facing. >> yes, but what do we have in this moment now is that there is no final sense. after years of trial that is the main question. what is the role of the war, and we're talking about the ad hoc tribunal which in my point of view did not reach the main goal, which was established in the moment when the court was established by the security council.
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>> a lawyer who has defended a number of serbs from the former yugoslavia. we want to take you now to india where a voluntary sterilization campaign has been heavily criticized after more women were admitted to hospital, some in critical condition. 13 women have died after surgery in a government-run health camp. we have more. >> they keep arriving. they arrive at the hospital since being sterilized on saturday. this woman is in serious condition. her family has been desperate to have her treated, and now she's here. >> she was admitted and treated in local hospitals and then referred here. we don't know where they will send her next.
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>> they're not taking any risks. any symptoms are now referred state to hospital. doctors are being flown in from. the capitol of new delhi to help local staff. they say this is a rare case of death let alone the illness happening. officials say that there are strict guidelines of how many sterilizations can be performed by a doctor in a day, but they admit that those guidelines are not always followed because of the number of women who show up. sometimes the doctors do, they're here at with the, and in the process.
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>> this health activist had been in the state for the past 13 years. she said that the situation in the sterilization camps goes well beyond guidelines being violated. >> this was tragedy waiting to happen because it could have happened anywhere, and every year women do die after sterilization operations. this is not the first. but to have so many die at one point in time, this is what makes it a headline. >> the government has so far refused to accept any blame. for these women the damage has already been done. al jazeera. >> pressure is growing on myanmar to protect the minority muslim ro. >> one by one they line up to be counted.
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250 rohingya line up at a temporary shelter. they flee in unprecedented numbers from persecution so extreme that some experts say that it may amount to genocide. >> i felt helpless in myanmar. life was cruel. i wanted to have a better life. that's why i fled. but i still have no hope. i have nowhere to go. >> this was the boat ferrying them from a bigger ship where a thousand people took their chances with organized criminal gangs to get away. it's difficult to imagine but as many as 300 people were crammed in to this small face when thai authorities caught up with this boat. many of them have horrific stories to tell. >> rosina speaks to her father in malaysia for the first time since her family's ordeal began.
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they desperately don't want to be sent bac back to myanmar. now that the rohinga are back in thailand, many more thousands are expected to flee in the future, feeding the increasingly lucrative and ruthless trafficking of humans. >> we have to crackdown on the criminal indicates that are behind human trafficking. we're working with the police, investigators and prosecutors on this issue. >> in the past month alone, around is percent of the total population of rohinga have need. >> they outline the plans to separate rohinga in camps where
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they'll be held indefinitely. they have a tough choice. to live ar with the persecution at home for escape with criminals. then they're having to pay the consequences. >> still ahead in sports. >> i'll tell you why this court is set to become an olympic discipline.
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>> no word yet on which country will host the cup of nations. the announcement has been deferred for two or three days. they say the organization is still considering potential hosts to take over for morocco who refuses to hold the tournament because of fears over ebola. >> we're in africa, and we know our continent better than anyone. once you postpone the event it will open the door for anyone to ask for a delay of competition, and we'll no longer be credible it will hurt our sponsors and partners. everyone who says that we're not ready, it will be caf who will pay the pipers.
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if we postpone this event it will be deadly for african football. for 57 years we have patiently built this house. they have this festival every two years, and we're not about to leave the opportunity for anyone to destroy the works we have patiently developed over the years. >> he tells of an bustin budding process. we'll have full details of the finings, someone is expected to be presented by the fifa ethics committee judge. no sanctions of any kind are expected to be announced on thursday. >> a manager of a club has been
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suspended because of racist comment about his players. he claims that these comments from misinterpreted by the media, they have been suspended for five games. german athletes could face jail terms up to three years. the new laws around the athletes were state funded, and it could come in to affect by the middle of next year. >> the trend continues a few hours ago, berdich wins in straight sets. both of them make it to the last
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four but they'll have to wait for the outcome of the djokovic match. nowitzki is the highest scoring international player ever in the nba. the german scored, and could go ninth in the all-time nba scoring list. another team on a two-game-winning run, portland as after they come through with the shore hrat hornets. just three behalf seconds left, they have a bucket under buzzer.
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bacpakistan scoring against new zealand. eight wickets for 84 runs. pakistan need to take two more wickets. to stage the win. one cricket man in new zealand is almost $34,000 better after making a stunning catch. he was enjoying the match in the city of hamilton when one of the batsmen hit the ball up. >> he's got it! oh, he's got it! >> and despite having no shoes, they race to the boundary, and win remarkably. he's the brother-in-law of
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michael bryce well, who hit the ball. >> one of the world's extreme sports to be included on the world's biggest stage. they're competing in a top tier competition in the middle east. but they have their sights sets on a bigger report. >> it is a relatively new sport but kiteboarding is truly taking off. established in the late 90's, the extreme watersport is vast attracting thrill seekers around the globe. >> if you don't have the right judgment, every time you're in the water you're learning something new. >> the asian championships are currently under way in qatar.
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>> it's really fun and really interesting. >> while there is clear enthusiasm out here on the water, it not yet a main treatment potter but that could be about to change with these athletes setting their sights on the olympic games. kiteboarding to be included in the olympic games in place of windsurfing but that decision was overturned. there is renewed hope that it will have a place at the twenty2 2020 tokyo games. >> to see white boats and white sails, this would be very different. >> they'll again showcase the sport to the international olympic committee in two weeks when no another major competition is held in abu dhab.
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>> a mother and son duo. between them they have won seven major titles and their sights are firmly set on victory should they be allowed in the 2020 games. >> we've got so much support now, and we've come about just for the few years that we've been developing it's matured, and they see that. >> the ioc's decision on whether kiteboarding will be allowed in the 2020 tokyo games is expected very soon, a sport that gathers speed as it reaches closer and closer to the pinnacle of world sport. >> that's your sport. >> robin. thank you very much, indeed. that's if for the news hour. thank you very much for watching. my colleagues is live from will be done next. i hope you stay with us on al jazeera.
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