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e. >> "techknow" where technology meets humanity. monday, 5:30 eastern. only on al jazeera america. announcer: this is al jazeera. hello, welcome to the newshour. [ gunfire ] what will end the chaos in libya. the u.n. recognised government asks the security council to lift the arms embargo. >> we are not at war with islam. we are at law with people who have perverted islam the u.s. president hosts a security summit aimed at
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stopping environmental extremism. >> covering up crime for a price. and... >> argentines are braying the rain for justice, one month after the suspicious death of prosecutor alberto nisman. hello. libya's recognised government asked the security council to lift an arms embargo to fight against i.s.i.l. and other armed groups. diplomats addressed the u.n. with proposals to stop the descent into chaos. the arms embargo was imposed by imposed by the foreign minister. he has called for international help to rebuild the country. egypt is supporting libya's
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request and is wanting a black i had to fighting lifted. you are diplomatic editor james bays explains. >> the egyptian foreign minister came to the united nations spending two days trying to lobby diplomats on his initiative at first trying to persuade them on abdul fatah al-sisi's idea that there should be a military intervention in india, led by egypt and the nations. -- united nations. he watered down the plan saying he wanted an arms embargo on all but one of the governments in tobruk and authorising support by the country for that government. by that he meant authorisation for egypt's ongoing air strikes. it doesn't look like the security council will support any of those ideas, but the
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foreign minister denied the mission was not a success. >> it is not our success that is on the table. the success. security council, and the international community to address the threat. we believe that it is necessary considering that we are the last line of defense against the more violent activity that has started to reach european shores. so i think success is a matter to be determined by however the security council and the international community are to eradicate the terrorists. >> the security council heard from the u.s. special representative for libya. he said he needed more time for negotiations between the two rival governments. the security council looks likely to give hum that. this was not the moment to send more arms our correspondent covered
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the violence extensively. and we go to the tunisia-libya border. with the requests of the naval blockade and the lifting of the arms embargo, there's a few that some are saying this will exacerbate the chaos in libya. it will not help to defeat i.s.i.l. and will increase the fighting felt between the rival militias there. >> if you look at the situation on the ground. certainly there's concern. you have two governments. each of these governments are backed by brigades that are loosely connected. some are drawn to either governments for political ideological reasons, others for local interests. it's shifty. there's no army who do you give
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the weapons to. how will you make sure that those stay in the house, those you have given them to. also it's about countering i.s.i.l. i.s.i.l. has shown its presence clearly in the east of the area and shown its presence in tripoli lately. namely with attacks like a month ago. others tell you they spoke to different parts of the country, and they tell you that they have a feeling that i.s.i.l. is all over the country and it's a matter of time before they surface, before they counter i.s.i.l. if that is the main aim. whether a national unity government could have a system by which you can use weapons for that fight. >> from the people that you had spoken to you had been speaking to, what were they saying about
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the egyptian air strikes. >> well, the reaction to that is polarize said and it depends on the government at the specific time. by and large libyans are worried. the air strikes would divide the country. it's fractured on a tribal political level, and as we said earlier, the brigade. it was a swift reaction yester yesterday in tripoli. they took a plane and went to bomb an airfield in the western mountains, there was no casualties. it is seen as tobruk. libyans are left in the middle. a secure situation is not there,
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life is difficult. economic situation is not good. they are worried about what happened. some of them - they were not accepting the fact that the country was divided. >> for the tunisians, and where you are, tunisia has felt the effects of the war. what is their reaction to any foreign intervention? >> the tunisian foreign minister said they were against foreign intervention. it's a concern for tunisia. the border security beefed up by tunisia and al jazeera. domestically there are many problems. just yesterday morning there were four security forces killed in the south-west. an area where there has been a lot of confrontation with one
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group. tunisia had one of the largest numbers of foreign fighters. first to syria and iraq and now, indeed - so syria does not favour foreign intervention at the moment. >> thank you for reporting to us from the tunisian-libyan border qatar recalled its ambassador from egypt. there are reports of a row. a row where an egyptian delegate accused qatar of terrorism. all arab league members should have been consulted before any military action. president obama is saying the united states is not at war with islam. but those that have distorted the religion he has been speaking at a summit on extremism. patty culhane reports.
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>> reporter: this summit was called for last year. the obama administration said the attacks in canada australia, paris and copenhagen gave the issue new urgency. president obama took to the stage and went to great lengths to ensure that his fight was not reliagean. >> we are not at war with islam. we are at war with people who have perverted it. >> reporter: officials have been careful not to use the words islam extremist. that has some activists concerned. >> we are concerned about the effects and backlash that this would have especially in light of the recent crimes that we have seen across the nation. >> reporter: the white house is trying to avoid muslim communities, they believe that when they are excluded from
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society, they will have sympathy. the aggressive government and surveillance after the 9/11 attacks strained the relationship a fact openly admitted here. >> we reinforce the narrative that america is at war with islam, when we appear to environment our own environments regarding surveillance, when we mix surveillance and outreach. it was a decided thing to do. i encourage law enforcement not to do it. >> reporter: i.s.i.l. is recruiting through social media, and if they have hope on who might be susceptible, convince them of the attacks, or travel overseas to fight, they'll have the help of the muslim communities to find them helping to bridge the divide.
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well the united states has a military-led programme to begin next month. turkey saudi arabia and qatar are offering to host the event fighting in and around the city of aleppo. the u.n. tries to broker a ceasefire. we have this report. >> reporter: once a thriving tourist destination, this is now a battlefield. in the old city they fight street-by-street. and snipers watch for targets. >> we are here to fight and to prevent the regime from moving towards the village.
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this area is important because it is the regime's we are flying. on the out skirts in the south, every weapon used. our main duty here is to monitor the movement of the forces and how they mobilize their forces. where they launch attacks. the mission is to liberate the area of the 80th brigade, moving towards the industrial compound. >> the fighting in aleppo is not just on the fronts it's a deadly battle. each of the battling sides tries to make gains, the u.n.-backed plan looks unlikely coming up on the al jazeera newshour date releases from prison in egypt. now honoured in the u.k.
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al jazeera journalists look for freedom. an unsold sandwich gets a photo taken in germany, so someone can come and get it. coming up in sport - the first cricketing world cup appearance - marked with a win, the first in 20 years. first taliban fighters have launched an attack killing three civilians and a police officer. they targeted a market in kandahar province near the border with pakistan. it is one in a series that appears to target security and police forces in afghanistan. just as reports emerge of talks between the afghan taliban, officials - the two sides considering a dialogue to be hosted by qatar to discuss the
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situation in afghanistan well an australian who spent five years in guantanamo bay prison succeeded in having his conviction overturned in the united states. david hicks pleaded not guilty to pleaded not guilty a court has now struck down that conviction. >> reporter: an innocent man after 14 years, labelled a terrorist and held at guantanamo bay, david hicks finally cleared his name. >> relieved. also exhausted because it's been a long time. >> reporter: he was in afghanistan in 2001, shortly after al qaeda's 9/11 attacks, receiving military training at a camp associated with the taliban. hicks spent five years in this prison camp in guantanamo bay, before he did a deal for deportation.
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he pleaded to terrorism and agreed never to appeal his conviction. in australia he said he only agreed to get out of guantanamo where he was being tortured. the appeal was that the law wasn't a crime when he was imprisoned. >> it's unfortunate, because of politics i was subject to 5.5 years of physical and psychological torture that i will now will with always. >> reporter: hicks says he wants an apology from the australian government for their complicity in the united states actions. >> he was up to no good on his own administration. and, look i'm not apologising for the actions that the australian government has taken to protect our country - not now, not ever.
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>> that is the wrong reaction from the australian prime minister. the australian prime minister should be saying we on behalf of the australian government an error - the error was we allowed australian citizens to be taken beyond the law. we allowed them to be tortured. >> reporter: david hicks says he's not seeking compensation, but wants australia government to pay the treatment for health conditions he has, he says caused by five years at guantanamo fighting appears to be spreading in the north-east of myanmar. government leaders are accusing three ethnic groups of fighting the army. a state of emergency is being enforced in the region. government troops are trying to drive out mm d.a.a. rebels but other ethnic rebel groups are fighting the government for autonomy throughout shan. fighting forced tens of
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thousands over the border. these are some of the latest pictures of those fleeing the fighting. reminiscent of scenes in the area five years ago, when myanmar's government launched an offensive against the group. >> reporter: thailand's former prime minister has been charged with negligence over a rice subsidy scheme. yingluck shinawatra was charged with corruption. the thai supreme court will decide whether she will stand trial. she faces a 10 year prison sentence if convicted. >> translation: what is most interesting is the court hearing. the defendant's presence is required to decide whether she will require bail or be detained. >> reporter: the former prime minister yingluck shinawatra reaffirmed when she gets a copy of the indictment and the first
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hearing is set, she'll be present at the court many journalists in cambodia are resorting to blackmail, and committing crimes to cover it up. >> reporter: often in cambodia what doesn't make the news is more important that what does. many journalists search the country for stories, only to demand cash to bury evidence of crime and corruption. this team of free laps reporters in rural cambodia blackmail illegal loggers. they receive $500 from bribes. six times the average in cambodia. occasionally he files a story. >> to be honest. we are all the same in this country. there are different ways of giving and receiving bribes. sometimes if they are discrete
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you put the money in an envelope. everyone benefits from a legal business. >> do you think there's anything wrong with the way they operate? >> translation: we don't bother people involved in legal business. we come in when people break the law. >> reporter: the team faces violence from angry loggers. >> translation: sometimes journalists ask for a little money for food. i'll give them what i can. if they want more i can't afford it. >> reporter: last october a journalist was shot dead while investigating a logging company. he was accused of extortion. tonight he is with another colleague whose car has been smashed by loggers. he got angry because i found them loading wood into the fan.
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cambodia's ministry found it easy to work as a journalist. >> translation: anyone can be a journalist. if you want qualified journalists, they need training courses. if you apply that continue there'll be few left. >> the lack of professionalism creates a murky industry when many cross the line between journalism and blackmail. for more on the story, watch the programme on 101 east cambodia's news blackmailers. the royal television society in london honoured three al jazeera journalists who have been in gaol in egypt. peter greste said he was humbled to accept the award as mohamed fadel fahmy and baher mohamed prepare to fight for their freedom two. barnaby phillips reports.
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[ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: from an egyptian prison to a gala dinner in london. for peter greste it's been a whirl wind 2.5 weeks. different courtroom prison where he spent last year tempered by the knowledge that his colleagues mohamed fadel fahmy and baher mohamed are still fighting their case in an egyptian court. >> it weighs on me i left them behind in prison. it was a difficult moment for me. we knew it was a possibility. we discussed it at the time. and we all acknowledged that this would be the right thing to do. still, to leave them behind effectively my brothers the people i lived closely with for
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the past 400 days was difficult. >> reporter: journalists in britain, as with so many countries around the world campaigned. >> we believe we must be allowed to do what we do ask questions, tell the stories about issues that matter. hashtag that wept around the world, journalism is not a crime. >> it could have been any one of us. journalists are not terrorists. we are there to tell a story, and we do it as honestly as we can. something like that happens, when it happens, every organization they are from whether they are british, they come together to defend a principal. >> reporter: 2015 will no doubt be a challenging year for journalism in many countries.
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as in this case it's the sense of solidarity between those that report the news who seek to explain our world. let's get a check on the weather as you may know until midday. and that is the situation because of snow or things are looking like it. >> it should improve slowly. the worst of the snow showers are out of the way. looking at the satellite. you see a little area of cloud easing from west to east. across northern parts of the middle east, that will cause problems. but they'll be elsewhere. in istanbul it caused problems in the air, and as you can see on the road rails and trams. good old dusting across turkey
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heavy snowfall in place. things are starting to improve over the next couple of days. wind is coming in from a northerly direction. eastern turkey still with a fair amount of work. and poor weather on the eastern side of the mediterranean. 4 degrees celsius. don't be surprised if you see sleet and snow coming in. it will make its way east as we go on through saturday. we have clearer skies coming back in behind. temperatures around 5 degrees celsius. we are looking at a possibility of sleet and snow pushing across northern parts of iraq and iran. we have an improvement in the weather. across the northern areas of africa. have a look over towards the north-western corner. you can see a fair amount out
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into morocco and sliding down across a good part of al jazeera. look at that. that's going to make its way across the country. all parts of algeria will see wet weather. that is unusual. we have rain there around the western side. everton, thank you very much for that. to hollywood, that is where the countdown is on for the oscars. as the carpet is rolled out ahead of the big night, the latin american communities say they have been left out of the picture of the phil lavelle explains. >> reporter: you can't move the billboards are everywhere. you can't say the same for the latinos.
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latinos view more movies than anyone, going to the cinema once a month. it appears this place does not reciprocate that at least when it comes to casting. on an average year. three speaking roles in big budget goes white actors. as for the filipino talent. try 4%. latinos make up a significant part of the populationful 17%. here in los angeles, the number is higher. what is hollywood's problem. >> they are too white. >> that is the verdict from this long-time film director who says stereotypes are to blame. >> the executives the only relations they have is to their mates, gardener. they have created themselves about the united states. >> reporter: and diana knows
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about that. >> gang members, drug dealers, hookers and the maid and the servant. >> reporter: an actress, she spent 30 years on the stage on the hunt for a big screen stage. >> we don't exist in television and films. we are the largest minority outnumbering blacks yet you look for latinos. >> there are some success stories. case in point. the hit movie "real women have curves", this is the latest and this is her powerful message to others. >> it's sad to be the loser in a story. in a white man's story - that's what i teach people to say no challenge the story that you live in. you get to be the loser, takes so much to be who we are. if you are the loser, i'm the winner. for some the red carpet calls
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in. for many more it's a dream. and it needs to stay that way, at least in the short term. you're with the al jazeera newshour. here is what is coming up? >> we are not at war with islam. [ clapping ]. >> we are at war with people who have perverted islam. >> after president obama's message, we'll look at u.s. efforts to challenge on social media now you see him, now you don't. the magic of photoshop 25 years after hitting the market? and in sport, an endurance event comes to an end. we look at event in the yukon, arctic. arctic.
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top stories, libya's recognised government is asking the security council to lift a fight against i.s.i.l. and other groups. they want a weapons blockade to stop weapons shifted to terrorists yingluck shinawatra denies wrong doing in a rice subsidy scheme and a summit aimed at stopping violent extreme. >> president obama said that the u.s. was not at war with islam, but with those who perverted the
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religion president obama says it's the battle for the hearts and minds of people, fought across social media. rosalind jordan looks at a programme fighting it. >> this video is the work of a small state department team that is taking the social media fight directly to i.s.i.l. and other militant groups. for years they have published a flood of videos and songs. trying to recruit young people. the u.s. government decided in about 2000 they had to challenge with a message. >> it means contesting the space that the terrorist occupy. >> the countermeasuring operation is small. the center for strat edge ik counterterrorism organization has a small annual budget about $5 million. less than 1% of the state department's public diplomacy
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public. only 45 to 50 people out of 24,000 employees in the state department wide. their goal - point out the inaccuracy of i.s.i.l.'s actions. this video message, extremist groups are killing mainly muslims, in erdue, arabic somali and english, tweets contest the propaganda. after the u.s. posted this video of a 2002 suicide attack a youtube called the u.s. the satan of the west. there are other targets, people that know and live with vulnerable young people. they are more tuned into what the individual has been doing, and they have tools at their disposal. >> reporter: the u.s. says they
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have no choice what i.s.i.l. and other groups are selling can be said uctive. >> we have a real opportunity to use the tools of engagement to expose deeds and disconnect between words and actions. >> reporter: some critics say it's a waste of time and legitimizes i.s.i.l. and other groups. officials say rather than scaling down the programme, they are planning to expand it. experts argue in light of the enemy's reach across all parts of the internet the u.s. has no choice but to engage mexico students clashed with police in the city in the state of guerrero. violence erupted after three students from a local teaching college were detained by the
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police. fire squads fired tear gas at the crowds following a series of protests over the disappearance of 43 students. to argentina, a march in the rain and in silence. again they are demanding answers over the mysterious prosecutor who accused the president of a cover up. >> reporter: not even relentless rains kept tens of thousands of argentines marking a month since the suspicious death of prosecutor alberto nisman. many of his fellow prosecutors led the march, angry that the government refused to honour alberto nisman. they placards said god may forgive them not the nation. >> translation: for once argentina wants to know the truth. there's too much political interference in the justice
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system. on the other hand a prosecutor investigating the president, and no one knows what happened. president cristina fernandez de kirchner ridiculed suggestions that she may have played a part in the prosecutor's untimely death. >> reporter: this is where alberto nisman's office used to be. the government's handling is clumsy at best. the president's chief of staff and spokesman, organizers and the media were accused of plotting a coup and trying to destabilize the government. inflaming political divisions in the country. >> reporter: organizers insist the march was not political. every leader and hopeful indicated to the contrary. elections are eight months away. the death may not be clarified by then if ever. the prosecutor became the symbol and a martyr for the group
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five have been arrested after a fight broke out in parliament. the brawl happened during a debate over a security bill boosting police powers at protests. the government says the legislation would prevent violence and protect social order. critics say it's a bit to block mass celebrations. two mps had to be taken to hospital greece arrived the european union for an extension on its lone. it is to keep their ailing banks afloat the leaders of ukraine, russia and germany held a telephone conversation to push through a ceasefire in ukraine.
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there was talks in minsk on february the 12th. the ukranian forces retreated from debaltseve. pro-russian separatists are said to be in control of that. >> reporter: in retreat - ukranian soldiers give up the defence of their positions in debaltseve wednesday. pushed out. all this happened four days after a ceasefire began. they spoke of running a gauntlet of fire. >> there are no words to describe it. along the way there were blanket shots. they fired with machine-guns and grenade launches. they used everything. until this morning, we were under attack. >> reporter: separatist unit like this broke the ceasefire.
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the fighters were confident and bullish, there was no shortage of tanks and armous. many ukrainians are forced to withdraw from the donetsk region. >> our first task is to push the enemies back from the borders as they are drawn on the map. after that. >> there was a thinly veiled threat aimed at ukranian stragglers. >> translation: in the near future what happened will happen here. i can't imagine it will happen after that. time will tell. >> reporter: the loss of debaltseve for the ukrainians is a bitter blow. they had invested capital, human and military in trying to defend it. a pal hangs over the town little more than a cleaning of the pro-russian forces. the pain ukranian soldiers have withdrawn.
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police are adamant that debaltseve was encircled before the minsk fire and part of separatist territory. ukraine insists that forces flouted the terms of the peace agreement. with the loss to the ukrainians it's one of the last disputed towns has been settled. that gives hope that they can disengage across the length of the front line according to reuters, the ukranian president petro porashenko's website, a phone call where he spoke to vladimir putin, petro porashenko reportedly told them not to pretend - i'm not quoting here - what happened in debaltseve was in line with the minsk agreement that was signed.
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>> reporter: the four palestinian children have died of hypothermia. those that lost their homes during the bombardment say they are struggling to heat makeshift shelters. imtiaz tyab reports. this man and his family make that way home from another visit to the hospital. their daughter has had a chronic chest infection for weeks. she doesn't appear to be getting better. her brother died. the cold weather and a lack of heating in the tent they live in are to blame. >> translation: look at us. we lived through the war. it's cold. it's agonising. this is the irony of life in gaza. >> reporter: the 100,000
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palestinian families lost homes during the fighting. they sleep in damaged houses or tents like these families. the electricity grid is badly damaged and there's little fuel available. several infants died of hypothermia. >> reporter: it's one of the harshest winters. and with so many families in conditions like that aid agencies say more children could die from exposure. >> this woman is with u.n.i.c.e.f. and tells me the situation is getting worse. >> children across gaza are living on the edge. they have survived a devastating war. it's taken several months of cold textures. we have four cases of children who have died of hypothermia. >> last month, the u.n. refugee
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agency suspended the programs helping people in gaza repair or rebuild their homes, damaging in the fighting. they need at least 727 million to help those with adequate shelter, but 135 million has been received from donors with weather conditions expected to worsen so too, are the lives of thousands of families who don't have anywhere warm india is the biggest buyer of israeli military equipment. the defence minister is there to further boost export sales. as reported recently warm relations are not just about arms. >> israel's defence ministers are in india visiting the aviation exhibition. first time an israeli minister visited the country and comes as
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india has a buying spree to modernize the equipment. it's also taking help in places lieuing this. >> in the -- places like this. >> translation: it wasn't profitable in the past. thanks to technology income has grown. >> translation: i can grow more in a smaller plot of land. the monthly income is good and i use less water, so i save. >> reporter: a few meters away israeli crops were grown. there are similar projects insulations established in the trade between india and israel has grown from the kun dreads of millions of dollars, especially in military equipment. for military equipment,
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cooperating in defense projects. the ambassador to india said there has been a few visits by israeli officials, the two countries have much in common. >> besides having similar values of democracy and pluralism. >> reporter: analysts say the relationship with india has been in good standing. >> there's some opposition. it was common. >> reporter: governments are looking to increase trade in several sectors.
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here is what is coming up on al jazeera. >> every time we throw something away. we are contributing. going to waste in berlin to feed the hungry and in sport, cristiano ronaldo gets back on the sports sheet. we have all the latest news from the champion's league in a
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photo shopping - millions of us use it to play around with images and have a bit of fun. governments use it or some sort of similar programme. you can rewrite history making figures appear always on the left. and the uncle on the right has been taken out. we know that fashion is a fan of photo shot. in this case iran's state media was added. to make her appearance and was not alone. the same thing happened. an iranian newsagency decided to change her fashion. during the 2004 elections, with george w. bush made to look like he's reading the book upside down.
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manipulations was going on before photoshop. stalin deleted from photos in 1930. that was after falling out of favour with the soviet leaders. a lot of fun to be had with photoshop. >> i am sure george bush was reading that book. >> you can tell us about the latest sports news. >> it was the win at the cricket world cup. making the first tournament appearance in 20 years. it was 285/7. this game played in nelson new zealand. zimbabwe beaten in their first game. a couple of overs to spare. shaun williams - the smaller teams can be a match for anyone
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at the world cup. every single team at the world cup deserves the world cup. you know for example, anyone else could be there for scotland. any cricket team on the day, if they get the three departments right will take the top team to the end cristiano ronaldo ended his scoring drought as real madrid took a step towards qualifying. cristiano ronaldo scoring in germany, beating schalke. he has 58 goals in 58 champion's league games. marcello scored a second in the 2-0 windfall >> translation: cristiano ronaldo lives for scoring. that is for sure. it wasn't a problem for one or two games, but was good for him to get the goal. it wasn't a goal statistically, but a goal that put us ahead in the game. i think we put it back on track. >> they drew against basil.
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a late penalty giving a 1-1 draw. nine players with yellow cards. europa league celtic take on inter milan. celtic beat inter. a pretty indifferent season down in tenth. celtic - 1-0 in the last eight games. >> we had many big games. maybe it's the biggest challenge we had so far as a manager in celtic. so i'm looking forward to having everything to win. going in to this match with a lot of confidence. >> one of the n.b.a.'s biggest stars has been ruled out for the rest of the season. carmelo anthony is to undergo knee surgery, the knicks bottom of the eastern conference.
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>> i'm hoping to make a full recovery he's hoping to make a full recovery rehab and reconditioning the minnesota vikings backed the return to action of adrian peterson. he pleaded no contest to assault charges and missed 15 games last year. he is suspended for now, but can apply to be reinstated in april. >> he's a very unique football player. i am sure he's doing everything he feels he can do stay committed. i am sure he's doing everything he can do knowing himself better as a football player and a better person in the field. that's the type of person that adrian is. >> after nearly the longest and last yukon arctic ultra marathon
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draws to a close, competitors on cross-country skis and mountain bikes have been racing through the wilderness. many dropped out with textures dropping below 40 degrees. it is 690 kill some doors. daniel -- kilometres. daniel lack has been allowing the trail from start to finish. >> reporter: from this two weeks ago, to nearly 700km of terrain, in the historic town of dawson city. it's been quite an event. >> there were a record number of entries, but extreme cold. made for a powerful change. >> i laid down for an hour and it was too cold.
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>> reporter: 160km - to stop was dangerous said this runner plus fatal. around him racers were feeling the effect. early front runner had to berescued with severe frost bite. and a czech republic racer and a couple - forced out by injuries. at 500km a sore ankle stopped him short. not even the cold through the erie arctic nights diminishes enthusiasm. >> you want to go and finish the challenge. and one part of you, the more realistic one telling you "no, it's your health." people will stragle in for a few
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days but the italian runner did it over a week. he won twice before once on foot one on skis. he's the only old-age pensioner in the race. >> i'm happy, it's over also italian was a runner. he was in to honour him at the finish. the competitive course these are the world's physically fit people but as tough as the going can get, there's a powerful spirit of sportsmanship. >> in a way, i know people say they fight for rankings. in the end, it's more about camaraderie, it's about the journey. >> and what a journey it's been through the vast and steams
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daunting area to here. an historic gold rush town where the relics of a bygone era surround the finish line plenty more on daniel's adventures in northern canada on the website okay, more from me later. that is it for now. >> see you later on unsold sandwiches and other left over food are wasted all the time. over in germany there's a food sharing website, and it's helping to make sure that food reaches hungry people. nick spicer explains. >> reporter: riding to the rescue. this berlin student is dropping off fresh bread and some leftovers from his home fridge. >> translation: i'm going away for the holidays and have a lot of food left. i can't take it with me.
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there's too much. >> reporter: this tea shop is one of score of drop offs for food that would otherwise go to waste. rafa is a founder of the food website, saying people leave food with volunteers or food savers. >> you don't have to be poor. the only thing is a little bit aware of the normal rule of being punctual and being clean with the place where the food has been. >> reporter: this bakery is in berlin using the website. the site is in german businesses in austria, switzerland and the rest of germany can use it. at this point over 1,000 decided to do so. thelma gets the delivery unsold
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bread and sandwiches. it uploads pictures letting users know when and where to get it. if you sign up to rescue feud it tells you when to make a pick up. thelma is back at the tea shop for another delivery. as germany imports, the effects are good. >> everything we throw something here away we are contributing to the starving world. it can help on a global scale. >> reporter: a final food rescue team rescues. anyone can volunteer. however, the real proof is in the eating that's it for the newshour. david foster is with you in a moment. he'll have a full bulletin.
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[ gunfire ] the u.n. recognised government in libya and asks the security council to list military exclusions. exclusions. . >> i'm david foster. efforts to implement a full ceasefire in eastern ukraine. talks to discuss the ways forward. looking for more time for eurozone. proposing a bail out package to stay afloat.