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only on al jazeera america. >> police in denmark say they've shot and killed the person believed to be behind two deadly attacks in comey hag. copenhagen. i'm fawz fauziah ibrahim and you're watching news live from doha. a ceasefire takes effect in eastern ukraine but both sides are already blaming each other for violating the truce.
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plus. >> i'm nick clark. why we're following the tracks of a syberian tiger making its way through the snow here. we begin in denmark. a massive man hunt had been underway after two separate shootings killed two people and wounded five police officers. suspects opened fire at them in a train station north of the city. copenhagen police gave this update. >> we believe that the same person is behind both shootings. and the person shot in the train station is the same perpetrator. >> let's go live to christine
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harker. christine, have police given any more details behind the suspect or the motive? >> they have not. the largest police investigation in modern times trying to find at the time what they weren't clear it was one gun pawn or twoman or two gunmen. now they say the person they shot was the person trairlt behind both attacks. the streets are of copenhagen, and following the killing of this presumed gunman but again the police haven't actually said
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that the investigation has been called off. we don't know whether they're still looking for anyone else. we don't have information whether this man worked on his own or whether it was a larger organized incident. >> now, crifs christina these incidents doesn't usually happen in denmark. >> authorities have been expecting some kind of attack at some point. the danish newspaper first published these drawings that led to riots and violence across the middle east. but in addition to that, involved in operations in iraq and afghanistan very active and
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they are a very close ally of the united states and very active member of nato. so in that respect some kind of attack was expected at some point. there are a lot of people in a way were releafd that it wasn't a larger attack, a bombing at a place with a lot of people dead.but you don't often see such a large police processing and there is apresence. >> christine harker, reporting from coap copenhagen. >> southern separatists we just a seconded the talks and police have fired tear gas at
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protesters. jamal, what more can you tell us about the reports of the discovery of explosive? >> reporter: well, fauziah senior official told us security services have discovered explosives. haven't given us details as to the size of the explosives and we're not sure exactly who is behind it. but we are outside the hotel where some of those politicians are staying. there are protesters from the southern separatist movement and they said they were going to prevent this meeting to take place. the reason is, they don't want these politicians in aden, not because they are not in support of the houthis but they don't
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want the problems exported to the south. since armed militia has taken charge of the country of yemen they have no interest to be part of that politics and it is high time for the south to separate and create its own state. many southerners carry that view, there are many who want to remain part of one yemeni country but however the voice is getting stronger and stronger fauziah. >> not just protesters where you are, there are protesters all across the country for and against the houthis. >> reporter: yes but mainly, the protesters have been against the heufghts. they arehouthis.
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they dot have a muslim majority. they are coming against the people and against the revolution that rose up a year ago. the problem is that these protests are taking plagues meanwhile on the diplomatic front the attempts otry and maybe bring all the sides together domestically in yemen seems to continue forward and the u.n. seems to be incapable of getting everyone to agree on something. the gulf countries that are qatar, uae and others, have been pushing the u.n. to adopt a resolution which would allow for
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foreign military intervention into yemen which could be a very significant situation if the u.n. does allow it. >> thank you fighting does continue another u.s. base, near the al assad base on thursday. base was attacked on friday. pentagon described it as a minor set back. meanwhile, key members of the iraq parliament say they are suspending their participation in the government. group of 12 people kidnapped in baghdad then murdered.
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imran khan's report continues images that are disturbing. >> reporter: one senior sunni mp warned the,. >> the crime happened with the knowledge of the government. opening the government to a full sectarian war that will never end. >> the u.n. special envoy also responded with special correspondent answering. whilst there's no indication of who could be the murderer of the 12 the men were taken to an undisclosed location, and one mp
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was found badly beaten. the government says it's launched an investigation but with sectarian tensions running high, that will do little to play cake the sunnis. imran khan, al jazeera baghdad. details are now coming out about a boko haram attack in chad. seven people were killed including a village chief in mubra, an area where boko haram is active. footage shows the entire village burned down. sri lanka's new president is set to arrive likely to bring up the issue of thousands of have isrilankan tamils.
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>> for the last 25 years he has had to live in this camp in malak in jafna large tracts of land like this taken over during the 30 year conflict. >> translator: these rights and rituals that my family have performed, i'm pleading to the gods to take us back to our lands. >> lack of proper facilities and ostable technical have been difficult. >> translator: even when they go to play our children are identified as camp kids. no matter how well they do in school the label sticks. and they always belittled.
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>> sri lanka's new president has promised to give people their lands back if they've not been used to safeguard national security. >> people here are cawrks. cautious. they've heard this promise before. now there's hope, hope that the president they voted in would deliver. >> part of its campaign promise the government has announced that it will give back around 400 hectares of land. >> no way but any land that is in excess of of the land they are using, and if that land is utilized directly by the government the said land will be given back. >> the announcement came a few days ahead of the president's
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visit to india. there are tens of thousands of sri lankan refugees in india. like gabrielle and his family who returned a few months ago. >> they must have somewhere to come back to and a way to make a living. >> it is something the new president seems to have recognized in a country recovering from a long and bloody conflict. >> mana fernandez, al jazeera northern sri lanka. >> still ahead. >> i'm rory challands. inside each of these doors is a ukrainian family. find out what they're doing here and what the future means to them.
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>> how science is helping individuals with robotic limbs get replacement. borderland only on al jazeera america
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>> the new al jazeera america primetime. get the real news you've been looking for. at 7:00, a thorough wrapup of the day's events. then at 8:00, john seigenthaler digs deeper into the stories of the day. and at 9:00, get a global perspective on the news. weeknights, on al jazeera america . >> welcome back. the top stories here on al jazeera. danish police say they have shot and killed a man believed to be behind two deadly attacks in copenhagen. officers say he opened fire on them in a train station. a massive man hunt had been underway after the attacks killed two people and injured others. meeting against the houthi
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coup in aden. southern separatists have rejected the meeting. fighting continues near a u.s. base in iraq. five kilometers away from the al assad base. ukrainian ceasefire is being observed in general. both sides agreed to the truce in the belarusian capital of minsk. >> these negotiations are at the highest level possible. and this time, the other parties will observe the terms of the agreement with the necessary attention and responsibility. >> and charles stratford has more now from donetsk.
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>> reporter: certainly here in donetsk a very quiet night since the ceasefire began. the first quiet night in weeks after intense fighting and heavy shelling. now there are allegations being made by both sides that have been some violations committed since the ceasefire began. we've spoken to a separatist spokesperson that have accused the ukrainian military of some firing and the same allegations made by the pro-russian military. the u.n. will investigate. so far here in donetsk it seems that the ceasefire is holding. a very tense situation a lot of distrust by both sides and a
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failure at previous ceasefires in all areas of ukraine. >> since the fighting began almost a year ago hundreds of thousands of people have fled to russia. some are housed in temporary accommodations. and others are sent to thousands much kilometers there their home land. measuremurmansk. >> it's been months since they left the bombs of ukraine. now they share one room in a college dormitory. they hadn't even a spoon or fork when they arrived but the family doesn't plain. >> he started working as a builder on a construction site, a month ago he got work at the port. a representative came here and said he needed men. several guys got jobs there.
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i work as a shop assistant. >> reporter: the dorm homes house 53 right now. down from a high of 128. home may be thousands of kilometers away but these days the internet keeps friends and family connected. christina is getting news from friends in murmansk. >> now we can only work half a day. they want to leave but they can't. you need to fet a permit get a permit to leave the city. >> it's cold here, the accommodation is cramped but as the man overseeing their building points out all of that is preferable to what's going on
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back home. >> translator: the only motivation for them to stay or go is safety. if it's more safe here, they'll say. >> he's now a third grader here at school. it's possible that he will start a family here, ukraine will be a fading memory. rory challands, al jazeera murmansk. >> happened in the town of mugal sarai some police are investigating. two hong kong now where as many as 20,000 mainland chinese cross the border every day. many of them are rm smuggling
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expensiveexcessive amounts. >> baby formula used to be the major purchase. these days, shoppers come to buy anything from snacks to medicine. >> i come here to get food for example chocolate and look powder. >> reporter: they ask avoid im import taxes many are personal shoppers but some are buying here and smuggle goodsing goods back to china. >> 80% to 90% are the paratrader. not a real tourist.
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>> as many as 20,000 mainlanders arrive here some days. it's pushing up retail rents. this shop has been here for 12 years but the owner can't afford to stay and is moving elsewhere. >> translator: these shops used to settle everyday stuff. now they've all changed to pharmacies. >> angry protesters targeting mainland shoppers. police used pepper spray and that caused a crowd. there are more rallies planned in coming week. >> hong kong government has done nothing to release the pressure and unlikely to do anything. >> reporter: the issue of parallel trading is not new. but the number of shoppers
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arriving from china is growing and feeding the feelings. deepening case of deepening hong kong china divide. sarah clark, al jazeera, hong kong. >> it's the stuff of science fiction, part human part machine. andrew thomas reports from sydney australia. >> in 1998, jed christy lost his legs after a building collapsed him. christy traveled from the u.k. to australia for pioneering
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surgery, which gives him an integrated artificial limb. >> off you go. >> part of christy's new robotic leg has been surgically implanted into his body. it works with residual nerves to give him feeling. >> if i tap as lightly as this jed can feel it. >> the procedure involves drilling in above where the surgery occurred. it was hollywood that inspired him. >> i watched terminator the movie. i was fascinated how a human being can be part machine part human. i've always had that dream and now this dream is becoming true.
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>> saddam hussein's regime ordered humans to have their ears removed. last june, paula gowland fell off her bad so badly she had to have an amputation. amaduras is giving her the surgery to be able to have a clip on leg. fewer than 400 patients have received the implants which allow them to receive artificial limbs. >> now gowland is having
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surgery, and most of it is covered by healed by health insurance. price will fall once row bow robo-lims become morelimbsbecome more. >> always here, the tiger has been revered. there are monuments to this rare beast documented around the city. four miles out of town, biologist and tiger expert briefs his team.
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part of a team surveying. they have to be alert. every now and then humans are attacked and killed. they know tigers are nearby. the snow apparently is an open book you can read if you know how. a tiger's age and gender can be identified from their paw prints and the number of tiger cubs there are. >> this is the male we met earlier, over there. he passed through around three days ago. >> given dire state of tiger populations, the story of this tiger is a good one. the population has increased more than tenfold to around 500. this is nature in the raw where all kinds of wild animals thrive and everything, everyone is aware what's top of the food
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chain. suddenly there is a cool-out and we find a warden who's visibly shaken he hears of a tiger that just made a fresh kill. sure enough, evidence all around. the paw prints and the tiger's prey a wild boor. he quickly deduces what's happened. >> she ate around 15% of it then went up the hill to to rest and that's when sasha spooked her. >> cameras give us a rare glimpse of what apparently was the tiger itself. almost certainly responsible for the kill. then more footage of the tiger in dating. a rare and powerful image.
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certainly the tream tream here can reflectteam here canassume the tiger is flourishing here. >> and certainly you can keep up to date on the news on al you're in the stream. don't send your kid to the ivy league. why elite colleges according to a guest, don't measure up. a budding movement that spreads to more states? and later, the department of education has found an interesting demographic trend that could change the way schools operate.