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>> announcer: this is al jazeera. hello, welcome to the newshour live from al jazeera's global news headquarters in doha. i'm shiulie ghosh, these are the stories we'll be covering over the next 60 minutes. boris nemtsov remembered. thousands expected at a rally in moscow after the murder of a leading opposition figure hamas criticizes the decision of an egyptian court to brand it a terror. >> organization. one year of the relaxed
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one-child policy. we look at family life in china after the easing of strict parenting rules. and how the magnificent men in their flying machines became the world's first fighter pilots thousands are expected to march in central moscow later on sunday after the murder of a leading opposition figure. boris nemtsov was a vocal critic of vladimir putin, and was preparing a report about what he perceived as russian involvement in ukraine. he was shot dead on friday night near the kremlin. rory challands reports from the russian capital. >> reporter: the bridge where boris nemtsov died is now a shrine. all day saturday people brought candles and flours. -- flowers. this murder shocked many. >> translation: it's a tragedy
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for the whole country. >> translation: people are important in any country, people like him that can lead others who are honest. >> translation: it's hard for me to talk about it. i just feel sorry for him as a person. he was murdered. i don't know if it was a provocation or not, but it doesn't matter. this person is a part of our history. for some he was a positive figure for some negative. >> reporter: each flower was left for a man considered to be a successor to boris yeltsin, but he chose a little-known spy chief vladimir putin, and boris nemtsov became opposition. an opposition that found itself difficult to make itself heard in a russia that is ever more patriotic and anti-western.
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this was no level domestic political hit job. european ambassadors and dignitaries came with a message that the way the crime would be vetted came from -- investigated came from far away. >> we came to pay respects and lay flowers at the site of the killing of boris nemtsov. >> reporter: why do you think this is important. >> it is a brutal murder. and we are appalled by the killing. we expect the russian authorities to find the culprits and bring them to justice. >> reporter: the investigation that vladimir putin pledged to take a close interest in is underway. political murders in russia have a habit of going unsolved. police examined an abandoned car expected to be used in the shooting. motive is that boris nemtsov may have been killed to weaken the russian state. >> currently the investigates is
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locking into several lines -- looking into several lines of inquiry, first of all, it could be a provocation in russia and boris nemtsov could be a sackry fishal victim for those that would not stop at any means to reach goals. >> that's a theory dismissed by the opposition. they say the kremlin is responsible for his murder. not directly but at the least because the kremlin created the environment at which it could happen. rory the investigation has started. tell us the latest on that. there seems to be a number of motives locked at. >> different scenarios the investigators are suggesting might have been the reason boris nemtsov was killed. some are more plausible than others. saying possibly he was involved with high profile ukranian
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leaders and businessmen upset that he hadn't formented revolution in russia and he was killed for that; that possibly this was a personal issue to do with a girlfriend; an outright provocation. a lot of different things that the state prosecutors, the state investigators are suggesting might have been the reason why. little actual part information or hard fact about sort of what the investigation is finding. the significant thing that we see recently is the release of c c.t.v. footage, shot from a distance away from the killing. but seems to show that the man who shot boris nemtsov was not jumping out of a car or shooting from a car but waiting for him, then shot him, hopped into the car and the car drove off. it's grapey footage -- grainy footage, so difficult it may not
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be much use to the investigators. many are cynical about the investigation, looking and watching similar investigations in the past and they are ple dicting it -- predicting it may go on for some time and turn up little. >> the protest march is due to march in a couple of hours, except now it's more a memorial march, isn't it? >> yes, a lot of people surprised the march was given the go ahead. it wasn't supposed to take place in the center of moscow it was supposed to be kept on the outskirts. it was going to be an opposition rally for people to express anger at the crisis the economic crisis that russia is going through, and, of course russia's involvement in ukranian conflict. maybe crease and sorrow is more manageable public emotions than political anger. they thought they'd give it the
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go ahead. it will come down the embank. behind me up past the st. basil's cathedral, over the bridge and past the place boris nemtsov was killed. this is a march that he should have been at the head of circumstances proved overseas. -- other wise. hamas - angry responses from palestinians in gaza. it's the first time an arab court condemned the group. it denies that it supports fighters in north sinai that have been attacking security forces. imtiaz tyab is in gaza for us. there have been protests in gaza. what are hamas saying? >> they are angry at this decision by that court in cairo, we have been speaking with senior figures in hamas who have
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been saying this is a dangerous press dent. in the background there is concern as well. you have to bear in mind that this is probably the worse ties between cairo and gaza leadership has ever been and that is saying quite a lot. we also understand that already there are adversaries that have gone to cairo to try to smooth things over. the leader of the islamic jihad, a group in the gaza strip, their leader ramadan chalet has gone to cairo to try to moth things over with the egyptian authorities, there's a lot of concern. as we see on the streets, a lot of anger as well. people telling us that the decision by the court in cairo plays into the hands of the israelis. the israelis seen by many as their mortal enemy, and the
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decision plays into the hands of the israeli leadership. whatever the case there are efforts made to try to smooth things over. it should be said that although the court made this decision egypt has not been clear about whether it's going to implement the ruling and if it does how it will look. >> we are waiting to see how the egyptian government will act on the egyptian court decision. what about the court's accusation that hamas's armed wing have been carrying out operations on egypt in the sinai peninsula against the egyptian security services. >> here with the leadership that we have been speaking to, categoric denials, saying they are not involved in violence that we see in the sinai, claiming the leaves of soldiers and -- lives of soldiers and
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policemen. the fact that the rollingst relationship -- relationship has de de deear rated is not -- deteriorated is not surprising. we only need to look at the ceasefire, in which 250 palestinians lost their lives. what we saw was the rafa border crossing, the some point that people in gaza have to leave 9 gaza strip into -- leave the gaza strip into egypt. that's largely been closed, only open for a hand full of times, and more to the point we look to the fact that egypt has built a massive physical barrier between the gaza strip and itself coming in the form of a massive trench over a kilometre long. each have destroyed a number of houses along that border that it shares with gaza to build the trench. the tension has been there for
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some time. egypt's view that hamas is involved in the violence has been verbalized before. now it's manifesting itself in this decision from the courts. where it goes next is harder to say. some suggest that israel - sorry, not israel but egypt may carry out strikes against hamas in the coming weeks and months. it's too early to say that. a lot of concern. >> thank you for that. imtiaz tyab in gaza there. >> and egypt's highest court ruled that an article in the law regulating elections is unconstitutional. the court's decision could mean a delay in the parliamentary poll. egypt has been without a parliament since june 2012 whept the court dis -- when the court dissolved the main chamber.
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>> more than 1,000 died in iraq last month. baghdad the deadliest city. 429 members of the army and pro-government militiaed died. the expert say the death toll could be higher because excludes those in the upper region. the u.n. reports confirms what others say, another deadly year for iraq. >> absolutely. the violence is down considerably, of course from the levels during the civil war when there are many times that number and bodies dead in the street every day. it's an indication that the war in some ways has not stopped. one of the things that the u.n. pointed to as particularly worrying were what it called reports of revenge killings in areas that had been liberated by armed groups. the armed groups are mostly
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shia - iranian packed militias that have gone in and taken back a lot of territory south of baghdad. there's territory taken back in the north as well. the revenge killings that it points to are in provinces like diyala. they were of concern. >> the casualties to rise as the fight back against i.s.i.l. conditions. iraqi forces mobilizing to take back more territory. what are you hearing about that. >> there's fears fighting north of baghdad. a staging point for what is expected to be an eminent battle to take back tikrit the home town of hussain. the iraqi army has been shelling, but not moved in thousands of fighters. it's expected to push into the area. iraqi army special forces
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backed by shia militias expected to be a fears fight. after that it will be mosul that the focus shifts to in some ways. the time line appears to be moving back after officials say the attack was imminent. we spoke with prime minister haider al-abadi at the opening of the iraq museum following the destruction of statues in the area. this is what he had to say. >> i think we are discussing the situation of kicking d.a.e.s.h. out of iraq. we are working within this year with the people of these places. people of anbar and other areas. they'll be with us and are with us at the moment. i think there is overseeing all organization of this military
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operation. it has to be military security and civil operation for the people, and to look after the well being of the people after liberation. >> still to come on the al jazeera newshour. kidnap of course murder and extortion. the criminal gangs of afghanistan who target businessmen and their families. plus the graffiti artist that made his mark on the wall that divides gaza and the rest of the world. and has england salvaged some dignity in the world cup. details with jo coming up. israel's prime minister binyamin netanyahu is heading to the u.s. to address congress on the agreement being negotiated between iran and several world powers. a growing number of members plan to skip the speech. as kim hall ket reports, it's
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disclosing cracks on the consensus of israel. >> reporter: every year thousands of jewish advocates descend on washington. to attend a conference promoting u.s.-israeli relationship, one that is straineded. recently because this man, john boehner, the top man in the house of representatives invited prime minister binyamin netanyahu to address the u.s. congress without knowledge of the white house. >> the american people and both parties in congress - they have always stood with israel. >> the threats john boehner and other hard-line law makers say is being faced is a deal faced with iran over the nuclear programme, and they claim they are working towards a nuclear programme, threatening israel's security. binyamin netanyahu's speech will urge congress to impose tough
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sanctions. more than 30 members of congress will boycott the speech. others resent attempts to dictate american foreign policy to iran while at the same time ignoring hard questions about israeli policies towards the palestinians. >> those in congress that take issue with israeli settlement expansion in violation of the wore, and last summer's assault in gaza have until now, remained quiet. a rare rift over supportive israeli policies is exposed in congress. among the 6 million jews that live in the united states. >> i'm seeing that the block who says support for israel support for whoever the government is is shrinking. i think we are at the beginning point of a transition and i think what binyamin netanyahu is going to do on tuesday is rub
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salt in the wound. >> reporter: another jewish organise agency has tape out a full- -- taken out a full-page add in a newspaper adding that waging into politics will damage the relationship. it's damage that may be surfacing. the u.s. president will not the group unless senior members attend and usually the vice president presides over special joint sessions. on tuesday, joe biden will be conspicuously absent one of afghanistan's most notorious convicted kidnappers has been executed the first time the death assistance has been carried out since ashraf ghani became president. the first focus is harr at in western afghanistan from where this report is sent.
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>> reporter: it's a quiet trip around the block, that man and his boys. an armed body guard goes with them. this is how well-off families in herat get around. three years ago one of the boys was kidnapped. he was six. his father carries a gun and can't stop worrying about his children's safety. the boys had been on a school bus when three men shot the fires and dragged the boy out of his brother's arms and off the bus, demanding $300,000. the family didn't have that much the the kidnappers dropped the ransom to $50,000. he was freed after 86 address. >> translation: before he was kidnapped, he was naughty, fast bright. after he was withdrawn. if the body guard isn't with him all the time he's frightened. he tells me "they'll take us again." herat is a prosperous city.
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taliban is prosperous in the country side not the town. here the problem is criminal gangs. a reason herat is a target for criminal gangs is because it's full of businessmen. it's a major trading hub with neighbouring iran. this road leads all the way to the iranian border and herat is the big city you reach after the crossing. more than 100 people were killed in herat last year in so-called targeted assassinations. kidnappings are common. out of fear most people do not report it. this year president ashraf ghani fired the herat chief of police and 15 distribute chiefs in a mass sacking. saying they had failed to establish security. >> translation: the new police chief says they need to build trust with the community, to get more information about criminal
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gangs. >> translation: the terrorist groups kidnappers and taliban are not as strong as afghan security forces. they are small groups operating in a gorilla way. if the community operates, the criminals are watching. >> reporter: he didn't think he'd see his family again. he said that they beat him, showed him guns to scare him. "they tied me up and moved me three times." the family still receives threatening phone calls from men they believe are the kidnappers. d the boy is home, he's far from being safe. time for the weather, and rob is here. unusual rain in india. >> it's a time for cyclones in bengal, but unusual for rain. we look at the satellite
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picture. giving you an overnight picture where it was raining in mumbai this time yesterday after noon. the rain moved on it's further north. we were left with 30mm to the south, in goa. 32 in other areas. what does that many how does it compare. we look at the average, it's not high. you should get 12 it's double that. in goa, generally speaking there's no raining at all. this is a huge difference. let's jump north, the focus is further on the the bright top cloud is north towards the tibetan plateau. islamabad is under cloud in pakistan. to the east of that is where the heaviest is going to be - rain or snow depending on your height. the rain tags down through india, there's more to come.
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it's hitting afghanistan too. just where you don't want it. the question really is how much will there be. luckily nothing like there was. not the 2 meters of last time. probably more like 10, 20 sent matters. there's relief. it's sill a bit of a worry. >> thank you, indeed for that. it's been a year since the chinese government relaxed a one-child policy. the change in the rules has not led to a soaring earth rate. in some places a handful of couples applied to have more children. one of the main reasons is money, as adrian brown reports. >> reporter: this person is testing the waters of motherhood. she gave birth to her son 10 months ago. she admits she was not prepared for motherhood. this is the old job and seems not to care that the easing. one-child policy makes her
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eligible for a second baby. >> translation: many young people do not want a second child. they don't want one. they think marriage is too much of a hassle. >> reporter: on the face of it she and her husband have it all, part of china's growing middle class. this person has a well-paid job, and moved into a 3-bedroom apartment. they are only children and they qualify for a second baby. gow is resigned to his son being raised without a brother or sister. >> one child is too lonely i grew up as the only child at home. a one-child generation can't have joy with brothers and sisters. the government has been enforcing the one child policy. but a social experiment to
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control growth has created a gender imbalance because of a traditional chinese precedent for boys. and it has a quorying consequence - a shrinking labour force. >> only 5% of women entitled to have a second child have applied to do so. now the same ministry which polices the one-child policy leading to abortion and sterilisation is appealing to the women of shanghai to have more babies. >> this woman has a seconding and wants a sibling. the garage owner has a problem. because he and his wife have brothers and sisters, their child can't have the same. >> translation: to have a second child you need more money, which we do but people like us cannot have a second child. when my son leaves we will be
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lonely. >> reporter: one that can afford a second child can't have one, and the couple that good will not art can be comical and political, selling for thousands. the artist banksy achieved fame through his use of sten sill and spray paint and turns attention to the streets and walls of gaza. we have this report. >> reporter: the 2014 war between hamas and israel left parts of gaza in ruins. much needs building. both are explored by banksy in his latest work in gaza. >> a young foreign man came and painted the picture. when we asked him what the picture means, he said an animal has the right to live. what about a human. there's a huge destruction here and we are here to support the
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palestinian people and send the message that palestinians are being destroyed and the occupation destroys everything be it human or animal. banksy documented his trip in a short film starting out like an advertisement for a dream holiday and follows the artists the the film describes gaza as an exclusive setting, and well away from the tourist track. children swinging from an israeli surveillance tower and a greek goddess with her head in her hand. some of the works that appealed among the rub esh. banksy is known for the social and political messages in hart work. >> some gaz jnls are too busy surviving to bother about art. >> translation: this has been here for more than a month, and was drown in the night. we saw it suddenly in the morning.
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we didn't care about it. gaza streets were full of posters. >> banksy has been a supporter of the palestinian cause. the previous work included painting of a girl pulled upparts which balloons on the west bank separation wall. this is not an artist who uses the wars as galleries to get his message across. you are with the newshour. still to come - all the channels, nothing to see. why television viewers in kenya feel the digital switch over is more about switching off. plus, as prices of cotton plummet. farmers and the biggest exporters of the crop wore any about an uncertain future. and the washington wizards snap their losing streak. stay with us.
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welcome back i'm shiulie ghosh. the top stories - people prepare to march to oppose the death of boris nemtsov. the government dismisses accusations it was behind the killing more than 1,100 died in iraq last month. 611 civilians were among the dead baghdad the most violent city palestinians in gaza protest an egyptian court to declare hamas a terrorist organization. they have been ruling and
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setting dangerous precedence. >> estonians go to the polls. they were worried about the relationship with neighbouring russia the center right reform party is expected to retain power. a quarter of estonia's population is russian speaking. moscow could use ukraine's example and forment instability in the country. >> votes are being counted after an election aimed at bringing political instability. the poll was called after the prime minister accused the deputy of trying to stage a coup. >> they arrived, securing the booths booths early. they hope by casting boats it will be the end of the upheaval. >> there has been a struggling country for quite a while. hopefully whoever takes over the
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government will implement policies that will change the life of a man. 75% of the population lives in rural, remote areas of the country known as the mountain kingdom. they suffer the most. >> translation: we don't have running water, we have no electricity, we draw water from open wells which are contaminated. we want the next government to bring the services here to us. all the opposition leaders, including the prime minister are here to help them. >> the standard of living cap raise from what is happening to them today to a higher level. at least i can guaranteed that at the end, if i get it now, everyone will have three meals a day. >> reporter: the u.n. found this as one of the most underdoxth
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nations, one in every nine children will not make it to a fifth birthday. almost a quarter of the population suffers from h.i.v. the third-highest level in the world. another problem is the opposing loities of the police and military. that rivalry behind the coup last year. the army stayed in his barracks to avoid fears of violence. the polls ran better than expected. >> the security concerns that were there at the beginning have not - have been taken care of. we hope that the political parties and candidates will accept the outcome of the elections as they have promised and then the country has to go through the post election process, which we hope will be managed properly and patiently. >> reporter: the voters want a
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government that can get past the political rhetoric and want a government that has been missing from the country for so long let's go back to the news that hamas has been labelled a terrorist organization by an egyptian court. we can speak to a political science professor joining pee from ramallah. thank you for being with us. hamas angry and upset by the ruling by the egyptian koumpt there has been protests in gaza. what is the few there from the west bank, in gaza? >> we can't understand the violence or the problem that hamas feels about what is happening in egypt. but at the same time they should be careful not to be overreacting regarding what is happening. what happened this week actually
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it is ruled by the urgent matters caught in egypt. which is a court that anyone can go to this court, and in the past at least we have people going against movie stars there. so it can happen all the time. it's not a developmental position. at the same time it reflects how it fares, and egypt is getting more aggressive towards hamas. there are people insisting to consider hamas as part of the muslim brotherhood. they refuse to distinguish between the two parties. at the same time it is part of creating an enemy in egypt. there are media, and there are part of the new regime who needs an enemy, and they - so they can still - the public opinion there, there are too many targetting u and they find hamas
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as an easy target to be targeted. >> as you say the court decision doesn't reflect a governmental position. nevertheless hamas spokesman say their armed group is blamed for death, and are expecting egypt to launch an attack on gaza is that a possibility? >> no, i don't think. i think this is exaggeration. there are people in the media in egypt. people among the political departments or let me say among the politicians in egypt, including activists who want to see things like this. i don't think it will happen. today the islamic jihad leadership. other palestinian parties are visiting egypt. i think this is short for mediation between the two parties. i think egypt can - sorry, hamas can transform this crisis to be
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an opportunity, they can go to the appeal court, maybe, to different places to say that we are not like - we are not terrorists, we are not - accusations are not true and they can use the islamic jihad and other parties to start mediation. hamas needs to do a lot of work they need to issue a kind of what we can call white paper to say that we are palestinian movement. we are not part of the muslim brotherhood, or at least they have to clarify in a good way their relation with the muslim brotherhood. they need to be clear enough. they need to review many things happening in gaza and reach an agreement with egyptians. >> what about fatah, hamas reached agreement with fatah for a unity government. does this designation by the
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egyptian court reflect on fatah at all? >> unfortunately there's no palestinian unity. unfortunately we don't expect fatah on an official level to be part of helping and easing or solving this problem. what we can see that there are inside fatah, people who want to find a source of pressure against hamas. at the same time there are too many things to solve. they can reach on agreement for many things in fatah. the two parties are not serious enough to reach unity among both of them. >> good to speak to you. thank you very much indeed foreign workers continue to flee libya as the security situation continues to deteriorate. 140 senegalese migrants have been sent back 400 are due back in coming days.
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niklas has been speaking to some of them. >> they return home to senegal empty-handed hungry and shaken. two words come up to describe their treatment in ribbia. finally, in racism. >> translation: they would cover their nose when talk to us give us a cup of water, win us with chains, we were animals. >> this man travelled to libya with $1,000 loan in his pocket. he hoped to reach europe. he ran out of money. it took two years to get the money back. an armed group forced their way into his room, locked him and his companions up and stole everything they had. an attempted 800 sub-saharans are held in a detention center. there may be more. >> we have limited means to save
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the people left behind. we face a dangerous situation. >> senegal teamed up with an international organization to secure their repatriation. chose that made the journey are being given $180. it means returning to life they tried to leave behind. >> it's the middle of the night. some are reluctant to face loved ones. ashamed of returning empty continued. that man decides to go home. his friends jump into taxis and follow them. >> the ordeal brought the migrants together. it will be easy to meet company in the family of friends. he hasn't been back home for years. they don't know who's coming. extinguish >> reporter: "it's me", he shouts "i'm back."
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after the the greet engs the explanation -- greetings, the explanation. he hopes his father will not be disappointed. so many others made the trip to egypt unsuccessfully. >> translation: no father wants to send children in harms way. that's why so many travel for a better life. >> reporter: the journey changed them, violence left them scarred. still some say they'll attempt the journey to europe again the switch from analogue to digital broadcasting was meant to bring about a technological revolution and bring joys to viewers. instead, people are left in the dark. in kenya, some claim it's more to do with controlling content. we have this story from nairobi. >> reporter: it's like every other day. people grab breakfast. some have televisions and don't
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have it now at home. they watch from here. there's a confusing message. >> translation: staying in the darkness is frustrating, we don't know what is happening. we can't watch the news. >> reporter: they switched from analogue to digital. three television stations didn't comply. their signals were switched off. >> translation: there's nothing. some were getting rid of ders. -- of dishes the three planned to carry their own consent. only two were licensed. local broadcasters have to use the signals, and are worried about censorship. >> the pressure to migration is seized by individuals in government who want to control what henceforth kenyans will
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see. >> the government has no interest in controlling the content. whatever happened is the migration market value chain has changed. as opposed to the analogue era, where broadcasters could be able to own their own infrastructure in order to distribute content. this time all broadcasters are distributed and under a common carrier. >> reporter: going digital means people will have more choice. access to international channels, not just kenyan broadcasters, these are the only channels that can be watched at the moment. today they need one of the these, a decc oda. is it cost $ -- decoder, it cost and many can't afford it.
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>> reporter: the challenge is making sure no one is switched off. the price of cotton has fallen in the united states partly because of a drop in demand from china. in the last part of our global series on the price of cot jp we have this report from texas. >> on the high plains of the texas panhandle only the remnants of the cotton harvest remain. cotton has been planted in the fields since the 18th century, and many farm erts have a deep connection with the land. >> my grandparents came out in 1904. cotton formers are in serious trouble. the price of a bail of cotton is the lowest it's been in years. demand is down. uncertainty about the future has bruce questioning his family
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legacy. >> i don't know that all of my grandchildren want to be on the farm because of uncertainty. i don't know if i will stay. it will be heart felt that i was the last one on the land. >> reporter: there is now the possibility that after generations they'll no longer farm for cotton. if the pattern repeats across the region, the knock-on effects could be catastrophic. >> the monthly bill will be -. >> can run from 30 to $50,000. >> dan runs cotton for local growers. a lot are thinking about the future. >> a lot of guys are making decision, they are trying to figure out what is the best option financially, and get the economics right and everything has to fall in place. >> the u.s. exports more cotton than any other nation. demand is at a 12-year low.
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experts predict prices will stay down for the rest of the year. many farmers are looking at growing other crops, this part of texas is vulnerable. >> this economy depend on agriculture and op cotton so if this hangs on 2-3 years, it could have a significant effect bruce will begin to plant got on in the spring but if prices stay low he will not be able to work. still here on al jazeera, we'll have all the sport. the top two tennis players face off. find out who is on top next.
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welcome back let's get the sport with jo. >> we'll start at the cricket world cup, sri lanka heaped more pain on england in wellington beating them by 9 wickets. they fall to their third loss at the tournament. sarah coates reports. lining up in wellington singing their national anthem. [ singing ] england were perhaps thinking about how to save themselves and their world cup campaign with their opening and middle order batsman, englands young gun, joe root stepped up.
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the 24-year-old carving out a career best 121. to finally give england respectability in their score, as they finished their innings at 309/6. but true to englands recent form that respectability did not last long. with dropped catches and sloppy bowling allowing sri lanka to easily chase down the target. at the crease their batsmen thrived. kumar sangakkara and syria mannery bringing up tonnes as sri lanka rocked to 312/1, a 9-wicket victory. england need to win the final two games against bangladesh and afghanistan to avoid being knocked out rafael nadal will go for a
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record of equalling 46th clay when he plays in the open. meanwhile, his long of time rival roger federer won the dubai tennis championship for a 7th time beating world number one novak djokovic in their 37th on-court meeting. roger federer took the first 6-3, the second closer. and took him until the 11 game to break novak djokovic's serve and take a 6-5 lead. serving out the set sealing sa 6-3, 7-5 win securing the second title of the year. >> i think i won the big points. i was 2 for 2 on the breakpoints. i've been effective on break points all week. it's something you wish was the case every single match, it's impossible. it depends on your opponent. i did well together and i think
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novak - i don't want to say let it slip. but luckily it went my way. >> lucy from the czech republic won the qatar open beating victoria azarenka in the final. it was the first time the czech player beat victoria azarenka in seven encounterers and it ends victoria azarenka's 14th-match unbeaten streak. sava roffa won, moving up in the rankings. >> it's amazing, i'm excited and happy. it was a great week in doha a lot of great matches and tough players that i beat. nice to get the trophy to the n.b.a. washington wizards ended a losing streak with a win over the pivot lions. wizards up before a comeback
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from the pivot lions, spencer and witty giving them a lead in the game. magic conjured up to seal the victory on to football spanish leaders "real money" will look to put distance between themselves hosting alejandro villanueva in sunday's late game. they sit a point behind after winning 3-1. they got on the score sheet. with 20 minutes to go lionel messi sealed the win. dort monday's -- dort monday's have won over schalke. call the goals came in the 8th minute. dortmund recorded a fourth win
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as fifth placed schalke winning one of the past five league matches manchester united move up to third in the english premier league after beating sunderland on saturday. cross-town rivals play liverpool in over an hour from now. if they win, they close to within two points of chelsea, playing in the league cup final. arsenal host everton, coming off the back of a 3-1 defeat to monaco. and if they win, they go back up to third behind city. the head of the international olympic committee should defend the games after coming up against environmentalists. thomas week-long visit was angered. they say the construction of the golf course and pollution at the sailing venue was damaging the eco system. overall, the impact on rio's
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environment would be positive. >> as you can see as a gulf course it is cultivating a waste land as before. and as i was told even more of the natural resources which have been playing for this have been given back to nature. at the same time moving on to golf. and lydia co- won a second crown. she retains her number one ranking. honda classic - hit by rain. 24 players were able to complete a role. they'll have to play most of round 3 making for a monday
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finish. harrington holds a 1-stroke lead. that's all in sport for now. >> you caught me offguard. i was listening with bated breath. >> thank you. it was the wright brothers wilbur and orveil making the first flight in december '03. in 12 years planes were fitted with machine guns and a new year of aviation began. fighter planes crucial to battles. we look at the centenary of aerial warfare. >> reporter: in the skies near melbourne is dog fight is under way, one that replicates aerial combat taking place a century ago, above europe to the middle east. the first world war is best known for long drawn out trench warfare. this is an enact.
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of a gal i'mly campaign when soldiers from australia, india and new zealand attacked al jazeera. the great war was the first where air powerplayed a significant role. from the very start of the war, aircraft were used for reconnaissance. pilots reported enemy positions. it was a year later that planes became fighting machines. >> it was a crucial point in the war when it toms to aerial combat. dog fighting came into its own. >> andrew carter flies cargo planes. flying these is a passion. >> the entire engine and propeller spin together. if you hold down the machine-gun, as the propela comes in front. it stops firing. >> it was simple deadly and a
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taste of the future of combat. area planes like these from the forefather for subsequent aircraft. ever since then airpower was crucial to war. 11 aircraft were brought together. these are replicas built to be the same. back then pilots often had a minimal training. life expectation si said to be between six and 18 flying hours. there were no parachutes, and the mistake, a bullet in the fuel tank meant death. later this year australians and new zealanders mark the centenary of anzac day, the start of the gallipoli campaign which marked the birth of consciousness. this is the opening act of the commemorations and that's it for this newshour, from me and the team
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