>> welcome to the news hour from doha. coming up on the program: >> a series of attacks across turkey targets security forces as well as the u.s. consulate in istanbul. >> anger and frustration as people in haiti vote in long-delayed elections. a man is shot and injured by police in the u.s. city of
ferguson on the sidelines of a memorial for michael brown. >> we visit a south african wildlife park that says hunting is good for conservation. >> we begin this news hour in turkey where there's been a series of attacks across the country. the latest happened when suspected kurdish fighters opened fire on a military helicopter. four police officers were killed by a land mine nearby near the border with iraq. earlier, two attackers opened fire on the u.s. consulate building in istanbul following bombs outside a nearby police station. we have this report. >> chased down to a back street
near the u.s. consulate in istanbul, a woman who earlier opened fire on the building refers to say surrender. i did it for my party, she shouts, before being shot and wounded by a police officer. a second attacker, also female, escaped the area which is in a suburb on the european i'd of istanbul. in 2013, a group said it was behind a bomb affect against the u.s. embassy as i. >> i saw this woman running and the police shouting stop. they fired warning shots. someone in an apartment threw a chair at the woman, so the attacker shot at the balcony. >> earlier on monday, a bomb exploded outside a police station on is stan bum's asian side, at its eastern edge. there several civilians and police officers were wounded. then as forensic and bomb squad teams served the scene, two attackers opened fire on them.
a police officer and two gunman were killed in that shootout. >> there's been further violence in southeastern turkey, where security forces are involved in renewed fighting with the separatist kurdistan workers party, the p.k.k. four police officers were killed when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb. a so you will jeer was killed when a helicopter came under rocket fire from suspected p.k.k. fighters. the turkish government has said it faces security threats on several fronts, not just from isil. events of the last 24 hours have seemed to support those concerns. >> let's now speak to bernard live isis stan bull. bernard, what has prompted this renewed spate of violence? >> laura, nobody yet claimed any responsibility for these attacks, but at the end of last month, turkey, an about face on policies opened up its bases in
southeastern turkey to the u.s. led coalition that's launching strikes against isil. turkey itself launched some attacks against isil targeted, but the turkish government has also launched attacks against p.k.k. targets in southeastern turkey, and in iraq. in fact, most of the airstrikes in recent times have been against p.k.k. targets, and at the same time, there's been a wave of arrests around the country by that the people suspected of being in the p.k.k., of people also suspected of belonging to this extreme group, as well as people suspected of being involved with isil. turkey said it faces a security threat on many front. while as i said, no one's claimed responsibility for these attacks, you could draw a connection perhaps to what's been happening in the last 24 hours, the last week or so, and the crackdown on the security threats that turkey faces in the country. >> it's been a while since those
attacks happened. any word yet from the authorities? >> i'm sorry, can you say that again? >> any word yet from the authorities? >> no. we think there's a meeting later on today. there's been no comment yet from the government about the attacks and no finger of blame has been pointed, but we're hoping that perhaps later in the day, the government will say something. >> thanks very much for the update there from istanbul. >> police in eastern pakistan arrested seven men accused of sexually abusing hundreds of children and selling videos of the alleged crimes. the case is centered on a small village in punjab. michael johnson has more. >> there's about 10,000 people living here in the village. it's quiet, it's a poor
country that were trashed, overrun by people,le blots strewn about and spoiled, the national lexicon as you will hasn't decided factory what to do about those 5% of position places that were destroyed, so all of these incidents have affected what had been seen as an important test of haitian democracy, and political stability. >> voters streamed into polling places across haiti to take part in parliamentary elections. there were problems. there didn't appear to be serious or widespread violence. at this voting station, many people complained that their names weren't included on lists of eligible voters. that led to shouting and angry confrontations between disappointed citizens and election workers, and many people wound up going home without casting their vote. >> i'm not haitian, because i
don't have the right to vote. >> several polling praises in port-au-prince were trashed, leaving materials strewn about. haitian police said dozens of the voting centers nationwide were shut down due to various problems. observers expect a low turnout. heading the eu elections observers mission. >> there are some incident, some incidents in polling centers, but it's not the general rule. the rule is we think it will be maintained all along the day. >> one voter who had no trouble was the haitian president. >> a lot of problems here, people say they are not allowed to vote. >> he wasn't taking any questions. he is not eligible to run for another term. these elections are about much
more than filling empty seats in parliament. haiti has many problems. without political stability, the country won't attract international investment to grow its economy. the people will suffer if the political situation deteriorates. many polling places are in remote parts of the haitian countryside and must be taken to port-au-prince to be counted by hand. >> what can we expect to happen next? >> it's a long process, laura. we showed you in our story a president not allowed to run for president again, according to law, so a new president is going to have to be chosen. that will happen in the first round in october, and at the same time, the parliamentary elections will be finalized and the parliamentaries seated. there were 50 people running, so
that will then have to be sorted out and the top vote getters go into another round of elections in december. there's going to be opportunities for unrest and incidents. parties are already complaining here today about incompetence at the polls, about people who are left off the list of voters who are eligible, people were very angry about that when they found they couldn't vote simply because their names weren't on the list and parties are raising conspiratorial about that, saying it was a government plot to depress turnout and sow confusion. the important thing is that things seem to be quite calm at least right here in the capital city. >> absolutely, rob reynolds reporting from port-au-prince, thanks, rob. >> plenty more still to come
here on al jazeera. a weapon of war, claiming civilian lives. we'll show you the people risking life and limb to defuse land mines across yemen. >> pushing the nfl, the life of the letters for people who used to deliver the mail. >> in sport, l.a. galaxy's new mexican star scores in front of one of the team's greatest-ever players. jo will have all the details. >> a car bomb explosion outside the airport in afghanistan's capital kabul blast went off at the civilian entrance. five people have been killed, another 20 wounded. jennifer glasse is in kabul with more details. >> the taliban claimed responsibility for the suicide car bomb. it said the target was a foreign
military envoy. nato said it was not one of their con voice. the attack happened at the civilian entrance to the airport, right where vehicles must stop to be checked, people must stop and get our their vehicles to be physically checked. among the debted and injured of afghan civilians, afghan police and security guards at that checkpoint, as well as foreigners. this comes as a series of attacks killed more than 55 afghans and injured morn 230 in attacks on the police academy, attacks near the airport, outside the airport, as well as an attack on the eastern edge of town in the middle of the night that brought windows shattering and buildings collapsing on afghan civilians. afghans on edge about security in the capital. the police chafe says the reason that he is attacks are going on, the taliban wants to show of a gangs that they can strike here in the capital. >> syrian rebels made advances
against the assad government. they have taken villages and mountains in the central province. rebels have already taken most of the idlib province and are furnishing towards the ancestral stronghold. we have this report. >> opposition fighters say they have forced out government forces from many areas in central syria. fighters see this as an important vantage point that. there is no red line in our advance. the next fighting will be on the coast. now we are almost at the coast. >> the alliance calling itself the army of conquest has made steady gains. it includes al-nusra front,
considered by the u.s. as a terrorist organization. it's the most effective force fighting against the syrian government and isil. >> it has taken over most of idlib province and attacking from the north, as well. activists posted votes appearing to show victory over villages and towns. iranian state t.v. said the syrian army backed by hezbollah have pushed back fighters close to the capitol damascus. as tanks roll into areas they have taken, signs of the fighting are everywhere. major parts of syria have been reduced to rubble in the war that's now in its fifth year. some of those who came back say their homes have been destroyed. >> they left nothing for yours. they have damaged the house us and stolen the belongings. thank god we have returned
safely. >> beyond these mountains, there is a gathering against president assad's cousin. he reportedly killed an air force colonel over a traffic dispute last week. the syrian war began with a crackdown on protests and opposition. demonstrations are now beginning to happen. >> the international red cross said the humanitarian situation in yemen is catastrophic. touring sanna, meeting with houthi leaders, 4 million have been displaced since the saudi-led air campaign began in march. yemenese wounded have been sent to jordan for treatment. nearly 100 people arrived in amman saturday.
injuries include gunshot wounds and broken bones. >> after four months and a half of very harsh conflict, the health system is on the certainly of collapsing. this id an, as well as it was very dangerous to move around, sometimes at checkpoints, people were stopped, but also, people have no means to pay for drugs and to get medical care. in aden, we were all treating war wounded. >> different land mines planted across yemen pose danger. the houthis were driven from aden, but officials say they are struggling to make the area safe for residents. >> as the front line in the
battle for control of yemen moves north, certain dangers remain. many land mines have been planted by retreating houthi rebels and supporters who are loyal to former president ali abdullah saleh. here in aden, the conflict has moved on, but life is far from safe. this car was thrown into the air by a powerful blast. pro government troops have sealed off entire neighborhoods. >> we've discovered anti tank mines in residential neighborhoods. we will continue our operation to clear land mines from this area. >> pro government forces defused hundreds of land mines working without proper equipment. >> we need tools, uniforms, weapons and everything. engineers are not provided with basic needs. >> this brother and sister were seriously injured in a land mine explosion. the same blast killed five members of their family.
an elder relative tells what happened. >> they were hit on their way home to the village. the mother, the son and three daughters were killed, two others were injured. >> officials in aden are struggling to deal with the threat posed by land mines, calling on the saudi-led coalition which has been conducting airstrikes to send in specialist teams to help restore safety to the city streets. al jazeera. >> conservationists in africa are calling for changes to laws that regulate hunting, saying the number of rhinos, elephants and lions in the wild have dropped to their lowest levels ever because of hunting and poaching. twenty years ago, there were an estimated 250,000 lions in africa. today, it's just over 30,000. rhinos and elephants are also under threat. just 500,000 african he will factuals left, down from
5 million last century. it's not easy to stop hunting. in africa, the industry is worth around $675 million, and it's created jobs, 70,000 in south africa alone, where there is a high rate of unemployment. we have a report from one wildlife reserve where hunters say they are helping conservation efforts. >> winter in south africa brings with it the hunting season. we are at a private game reserve in the province home to thousands of piled animals. this local hunter and his team are on the lookout for their first kill with that. >> this is the right place to stop, they normally occur here. >> there is a flat area when you go through this mountain, yeah? >> it can take days to find the right animal.
>> it's fresh from the signs of it. >> it's exhilarating, a challenge, if you're stalking the animal, looking for the animal. >> at this 3,300 heck tar private reserve, they maintain the ecological balance. for this veteran, hunting is a way of life. >> we stayed on the farm and yes, it was just part of life. you know the hunting scenario. we stayed in a farm where there was no meat available for us. >> his tarts finally in sight, he takes aim. more than 7,000 international hunters visited south africa two years ago, more than half of them from the united states. they contributed millions to the economy. >> these lions are kept at a separate enclosure at the reserve for touristion and
conservation. they are not hunted, but it's the killing of a famous lion in neighboring zimbabwe that caused controversy. many say it's cruel, unethical and splittens endangered species. the hunter that killed cecil did not follow regulations. >> the future of the wildlife, of the economic contribution of hunting, decisions rewarding that cannot be -- >> zimbabwe's community based wildlife conservation probable campfire believes human wildlife contact should be managed. >> there can be a balance between hunting and conservation. from experience, you cannot hunt unless you have made a direct contribution to the conservation of the specie. >> while the sport and passion continues to be legal, this time, a smile did not make a
kill. a campaign highlights the cruelty of hunting. what do you make of this argument that hunting contributes millions of dollars to the economy and much of that money then goes back towards conserving the species? >> the reality is that hunting, big game hunting has gone on for decades, centuries. what it has contributed is the loss, the devastating loss of many species of animals. that's not just cecil the lion who has heard about in recent weeks that's been a victim of the big game trophy hunting industry, but it's been hundreds of thousands of other animals. we've seen just the lion population alone in africa decline massively as you talked about earlier by 40% in the last
20 years. in india, we saw in the days of rudyard kip ling, when he wrote jungle book, 100,000 filingerrion roaming, and 1,800 are left. the courts moved in to ban the practice, while at the same time, the trophy hunters wanted to keep can i go. >> this has gone on for centuries. people are always going to want to hunt. doesn't regulated hunting limit at least poaching? >> there is no evidence of that. we are still seeing huge numbers of animals taken illegally, including with cecil in zimbabwe by someone who is a member of a professional hunting association. there is a thin venire here for the professional hunters to use the conservation argument simply to allow them to carry on with their business as usual. their business as usual is actually wiping out africa's
wildlife. the real answer is to build on the eco tourism, going out to africa to shoot a lion or an elephant with a camera instead of a gun. that in fact, that global industry is worth something like $40 billion, and is growing, but if africa's not careful, it's going to allow this industry to wipe out its greatest asset. >> does that eco industry bring in more revenue than hunting. >> by a very long way. in kenya, you see half a billion dollars contributed to the economy, just through people going out on safari to look at animals through binoculars or take photographs. i was out there just a few weeks ago, in south africa and hen i can't and looked into the eyes of a lioness. it was a moving experience. because it gives people a thrill, because they want the head of a lion stuck on the wall
of their dentist practice or their living room to go out and spend that amount of money, that's not conservation. that's thrill seekers who want to change lives. >> how do you stop people wanting to hunt and get those trophies? >> well, i think first of all, we have to ask ourselves the question is it right, is it ethical and morale to take the lives of animals simply to feed the demand of the hunting community. we need to start by stopping the trophy hunting of the big game animals, animals like cecil. lets make hills legacy a permanent ban on the trophy hunting of lions and follow it by stopping the hunting of other big game animals such as elephants, which are in terrible decline. >> good to speak to you, thanks very much for joining us there from london. >> thank you.
>> let's move over to the weather. we can cross to richard, and we're going to move to east africa, aren't we, because heavy rain there. >> yes, heavy rain. i've come back from safari several weeks ago, the grass is two meters high plus, so finding animals is quite a challenge. >> satellite imagery, you can see showers further into kept i can't and tanzania. the glasses will begin to die back and animals easier to view. there are heavy showers for ethiopia through the highlands. the rain extending further towards the west, towards the central african republic and away towards the gulf of guinea. it looks as though it will be quite heavy rain. across west africa, we are seeing particularly heavy rain from these storm systems coming
through in the east flow across ghana and through particularly senegal, we're seeing very heavy rain. look at the forecast, these are the areas picking up heavy rain. further towards the south, there are dry seasons. it is somewhat dry. you can see the circulation which is affecting parts of mali. there could be torrential rain. mauritania, much needed rain, but certainly across this region, the rain heavy enough to cause flooding in the coming days. >> lots more still to come here on al jazeera, including indonesia suffering from chronic malnutrition problem that's not only stunting people, but also the economy. >> doctors in deadlock, no deal in ghana between the government and doctors, could see a full scale strike. >> in sport, injured
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haiti after its long delayed parliamentary elections. the poll was marred by delays and disorder and some reports of fraud. >> malnutrition is a global problem. the latest report from the world food program says 795 million people do not have enough food for an active, healthy life. that's about one in nine people on earth. sub sahara africa has the highest prevalence of hunger, one in four undernourished. >> malnutrition stunted the growth of a quarter of the world's children. >> the fifth highest child malnutrition rates in the world. >> his tummy hurts. at three years old, he should be bigger and he still can't talk or walk.
four siblings have already died of malnutrition, caused by a lack of food and newt recent, his father shows us how he sometimes eats the crumbled bricks of the wall. >> i often wait for my husband all day to bring money. he often comes home emtip handled. our children cry at home, asking for food, but we cannot give it. >> this is some of what they can afford, stale rice, full of and thes, we're told it's duck food. this kind of diet is impacting millions of children across indonesia. >> malnourished stunted children are smaller, their brain development is different, their intelligence is not as good as other kids. there is a lack of knowledge by the parents we need to teach them that needs to be addressed. >> one of the causes is poverty,
the lack of opportunity and no access to education. it's something that affects millions of people. what ma means here is indonesia is that one third of children under five years old are stunted. that's according to world are bank report, but what that means is that they don't develop properly. ma worry that could have implications on this countries future. >> that's something the word bank has been pushing the indonesia government to take seriously. >> it's a sense of prosperity, you are not making use of the potential that close to 40% of population. it's at simple as that. you're having people out there, but these people are doomed to fail. in society, they are not going to be able to contribute to generating prosperity, right? >> the government has programs in place that deal with malnutrition, but the figures show that stunting has not improved since 2010.
his older brother is 23 years old, but malnutrition has meant lack of physical and mental development. many worry if nothing is done, that a third of crimean children could face the same fate. >> let's bring in more now on those attacks in turkey, our top story. over the last two weeks, turkish security forces moved against several groups at once, a limited number of strikes have been launched on isil in syria. a broader offensive is due to begin soon, and u.s. jets are now using turkish bases in northern syria. the main target has been the p.k.k. of turkish strikes. the government has moved against a group known as the revolutionary people's liberation party front, or
dhkpc. many of their members have been arrested in nationwide raised since july. a group was behind a suicide bombing in the embassy two years ago. a specialist on turkey's domestic politics joins us now. let's look at who might have targeted the u.s. consulate. could this group, the dhkpc be responsible again? what do we know about them? >> this is a radical marxist group with an anti u.s. perspective. their attacks, operations petitioner extremely amateurish and limited. it would not be terrorize surprising that this group today targeted the u.s. consulate in istanbul. >> would it be linked to the other attack we've seen on the asian side of istanbul.
>> i think on the asian side, it appears that perhaps the p.k.k. may have carried out an attack in which one policeman was killed. we also saw the p.k.k. also, the kurdistan workers party whose attacks tend to be much more sophisticated and well planned also attacked and killed four policemen in southeastern turkey today, close to the iraqi, turk irborder. >> the finger of blame does seem to be pointing toward the p.k.k. for the violence that we've seen there. we now perhaps are going to see a more intense campaign against the kurdish group. >> i think that the military campaign by the turkish government will intensify and the retaliatory actions by the p.k.k. will also intensify. what we are seeing now is that more and more turkish security forces are being targeted and killed by the p.k.k. and we're
seeing that the turkish military is intensifying the air campaign in northern turkey and iraq. >> turkey's military choices seem to be making it much more vulnerable. do they have the public support behind them? >> i think that the turkish public is quite skeptical over the government's policy towards syria, and an opinion poll came out just a few days ago indicating the turkish public is unhappy with the government's policy towards iraq and syria. most turks want turkey to owe hoe not to be dragged into the quagmire in syria and implosion in iraq and want to hermetically seal is your key from instability in the middle east to spill over into turkey. >> yet we are hearing of a bigger offensive against another enemy of ankara, isil.
what might that look like? >> i think now that turkey will join with the united states, target much more intensively the islamic state in syria with a negative blow book into turkey, perhaps targeting some of the soft diplomatic representations. the tourist sites areas in turkey, so there's no doubt that turkey now is entering a two front war, one against the p.k.k. and another against the islamic state and that will have some serious pee percussions on turkey's security and stability. >> it's very volatile. thanks for joining us. >> iraq's former prime minister al-maliki has come out in support of prime minister's al abadi's plans to reform the
government. a series of reforms would cut several searer posts. it follows weeks of dome machine distributions for better services. we have more from baghdad. >> many people support the prime minister's decisions, but the government must implement these reforms and yet, there's a lot of cynicism on the streets here and other parts of the country about just how long it will take parliament to actually debate these issues. when it comes to parliamentary issues, a lot of times in the past in iraq, the ugly sectarian politics has raised its head. it is suspected that could happen again. parliamentians here under an immense amount of pressure to pass reforms, to make sure people get basic services, like
electricity, air conditioning, clean water for their families as soon as possible. this is mounting anger in the country. many people intend to keep coming out, in fact massive protests planned once again for friday, that despite the fact parliament is he is expected to take up the issue on thursday. we are hearing that thousands upon thousands of people could come out on to the streets yet again this upcoming friday in cities across iraq. >> the final hearing for a u.s. journalist imprisoned in iran is expected with a verdict in a week. he is accused of spying. his detention is condemned by the automatic and his family. >> he's paying the price of the suspicion, the animosity, and the pai paranoia between the two
countries for more than 37 years. iran's judiciary claims to be independent, but this has all been behind closed doors and in have no idea what has happened. i can tell that you jason's rights as an iranian citizen have not been fulfilled. >> the italian navy it is three rescue operations are underway in the mediterranean. the boats are thought to have many onboard. the italian coast guard brought 470 people aboard to sicily, picked up trying to make the dangerous journey to europe. the italian naives rescued another group of 350 people. >> the greek coast guard said it's rescued more than 1400 migrants over the past three days, picked up in 60 operations like this one off the island on sunday. around 150 others were brought ashore on monday.
moore michael brown was unarmed when shot by a white police officer last year. sunday's violence followed a day of peaceful demonstrations to mark michael brown's death. we have this report. >> there was a march on ferguson's business district. they refused orders to disburse. the shots rang out. >> back off, back off. >> it was right here on west florissant where police and demonstrators are were facing off when the shots rang out further down west florissant. two businesses had been robbed. police were able to move the remaining demonstrators who did
not flee into this parking lot. this is not what the family of mike brown wanted to see happen on the anniversary of mike brown's death. >> four and a half minutes of silence, represented the four and a half hours brown's body was left on the ground uncovered under the hot august sun. people came from near and far, an affirmation of the slogan his death helped inspire, black lives matter. >> there will be peace. you know, even though there is no justice. i feel like the burden of making change falls on white people, not black people. >> it's been a year, there's been changes, but there's still phenomenal changes that are still needed. >> many participants marched to a nearby church for a memorial service led by mike brown senior and his family. michael brown was on the minds of protestors outside ferguson,
as well. police officers in new york made arrests as demonstrators staged a die-in in brooklyn. >> we're here in solidarity with michael brown and all other black and brown people in this country who are being relentlessly murdered for no reason. >> there were calls to keep up the fight for justice. >> a celebration of a life lost and a show of determination that it not be in vain. >> al jazeera, ferguson, missouri. >> a members can he be activist who helped lead the effort to find 43 missing students has been found shot dead in the southwestern state of guerrero. earlier this year, jiminez spoke to al jazeera about his work trying to find those students. they disappeared and were presumed murdered last year.
he was the leader of a community organization that searched for 300 people who have disappeared in the state. >> in argentina, partial results in the primary show the ruling party candidate is leading. the vote is seen as an indicator of those positioned to succeed later this year. >> a doctor's strike in ghana is entering its second week demanding better conditions. >> a healthy baby and a relieved mother. this newborn was delivered at the maternity unit of the hospital, one of you two government run hospitals in the capital functioning as normal. it's seen a huge increase in the number of people seeking treatment. six friday, doctors stopped providing emergency services. they're pushing for improved
retirement packages, as well as higher allowances and free post graduate medical education. >> out patient services at most public hospitals are closed. new patients are still admitted here at the police hospital, but officials advise people needing urgent medical attention to go to private clinics. if they show public health insurance cards, they may not have to pay. ghana spends up to 55% of tax revenues on public sector wages and government insists it can't offer doctors more than budgeted this year. it says it won't jeopardize a program greed with the international monetary fund. doctors are threatening to stage a full strike. nobody would be treated from next friday if negotiations don't come to a deal. al jazeera.
>> i think he will continue improving every year, a lot because he's very young. i think that playing with players will also help him to improve. i have a lot of trust that we see scoring, a lot more goals. >> every season you start, and it's a new start, it's like opening your christmas tents again. you just don't know what's coming. it's excitement, you're nervous, and at times, you have to work
with it and work through it. liverpool made a solid start to their season sunday with a 1-0 win at stoke. the reds lost 6-1 on the time day of last season. >> to get a winning performance on the backs of 11 weeks ago, i thought it was an outstanding collective performance. defensively, we're strong. we knew we would have to defend well and we've got the quality to win a game, and but we're really pleased with the performance. >> the center scored on his l.a. galaxy debut winning against the sounders. they look the lead after 51 seconds. as he ran away to celebrate, he injured his hamstring and had to
be substituted. the galaxy went in front early in the second half. >> wrapping up the win in the 64th minute, his goal coming in front of david beckham. the red bulls got the better of new york city f.c. phillips put the red bulls ahead in the first half. five minutes from time, martin sealed the win, final score 2-0 to the red bulls. >> the manager of a german football team whose bus was shot at called it madness. the team tweeted this photo of the wind screen. the manager said the bus was overtaken by a motorcyclist who pulled out a pistol and shot at
the driver. police are searching for the shooter. they are due to play in the german cup on monday. >> a group of athletes led by olympic discus champion robin hearting released a video message criticizing the sport's governing body. >> dear iaaff, we cannot trust you anymore, you damage our sport. we have to act now and this is what we have to say. >> it comes after a string of doping allegations made by german t.v. channel and the sunday times newspaper, who published leaked blood test results from the website. he has been a critic of the organization. he declined to be considered for their athlete of the year award in 2014 because he didn't want to appear alongside sand dates who served doping bans. >> rory mcelroy caught at a
final round 66 at the bridge stone invitational in ohio. a win would have given speith the number one rankings. lowrie took the $1.5 million prize. >> i've been playing good most of the year, and things just haven't been going my way. i was getting very down on myself. i mean, you know, i played as good golf as i've ever played the last four days. >> the japanese player won the open in washington. the 25-year-old reached the final at flushing last year.
the u.s. open gets underway at the end of the month. >> moto g.m. champion has won the grand prix. he made the decisive path. >> from the beginning, i saw that, ok, we would push laps, because it was impossible to open a gap. i pass him, then i didn't a little with strategy. >> nfl legend grange gifford has died at the age of 84 of natural causes. gifford led the new york giants to a league championship in 1956 and was also named most valuable player that year.
he later became a successful nfl broadcaster. >> a worrying sign of what might be to come for players going down injured this season. this not quite sure what the ailment was or what this treatment is. it was clearly effective as he was eventually able to carry on playing. that is all the sport for now. >> thanks very much. looked pretty painful. >> on to a retirement village with a difference. >> a unique community in florida has a long waiting list for retirees, but there's a catch for anyone who wants to get in.
>> florida is referred to as god's waiting room. retirement communities are abundant. this one is a little different. this town was created, designed and paid for by the postal workers union, and almost everyone here spent years delivering the mail. the decision to move here wasn't always obvious. >> i blew it off as an old place where carriers go to sit down and talk about the good old days, and they didn't do anything. when i came to check it in 2003 and i came in january, it was total opposite and i just fell in love with it. >> the concept for nalcrest was simple, offer postal workers a cheap, comfortable place to live with neighbors who literally walked the same career path. it's something the property manager said has created a special place to live. >> they have something in common with everybody and something they can talk about. just a sense of belonging, and
you know, i think it's something that they cherish very much. >> nine of spades. >> it is not only deeply popular amongst retired postal workers, it's unique. this is the only community of its kind in the u.s., and its future seemed assured. >> that's the best thing to do, to live here. it's a great place. as everybody knows, it's a great place here, isn't it? >> yes! >> ok. >> this town has everything you need, a golf course, swimming pool, a library, the list goes on. there is one thing you definitely won't find here and that's the eternal enemy of postal workers everywhere, the dog. canines are banned. there are other hazards here. for the most part, it remains a uniquely restful place for those who served on their feet delivering letters. al jazeera, nalcrest, central florida. >> stay with us here on al jazeera for another full
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