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>> donald trump's rally disrupted less than 24 hours after a similar event had to be abandoned. the two biggest teams in action, arsenal and manchester united. >> first, the u.s. secretary of state john kerry has accused the syrian regime of trying to disrupt upcoming talks in geneva. he condemned the syrian government demands while official delegation from the regime has arrived in geneva, but is insisting that the rolf have bashar al assad is a red line. the u.s. secretary of state met his european counterparts in paris. they admit the talks will be
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difficult. kerry said the government was behind most of the violations in the conditional ceasefire and risked undermining it. >> diminished compliance in certain areas or act into ways that call into question their commitment to the cessation without serious consequences for the progress that we have made, they are deeply mistaken. >> let's go to our diplomatic he had door, james bays. we saw secretary of state john kerry trying to rally the diplomatic troops. >> i think john kerry's message, which is a message condemning the assad side say that he
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believes that the syrian deputy prime minister and foreign minister talking about assad couldn't be part of the negotiation, his role as the president was sacrosanct is a message is aiming at the committee, saying he condemns those comments, also condemns the fact that there have been violations of the cessation of hostilities. he said that the make that violator is the syrian government and also in terms of getting aid to besieged areas, again, he's saying it's the syrian government that's not doing enough. all of this, i think trying to encourage the opposition side. i can tell you, though, some of the opposition aren't completely convinced that the u.s. is fully on it's side and is its closest ally in the way they felt that perhaps a few years ago. listen to the comments one prominent member of the h.a.c.
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>> it's not even clear to their allies. they speak of territorial integrity of syria while supporting separatist movement like the y.p.g. >> this is coming from the russian foreign minister sergey lavrov. it is interesting that is coming hours before the talks are supposed to start, saying the y.p.g. should be here and should be invited to the talks. this has been a problem for sometime. last time everyone gathered here a few weeks ago, this was an
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issue. russia saying they should be part, russia saying they should not be invited to the talks. currently they don't have an invitation and the invitees last time when people gathered here in geneva, but when i pressed staffan de mistura on this issue in a recent interview, he said it is a subject that will be revisited later. >> all right, thanks so much. our diplomatic editor james bays. five years of war in syria has left the country literally in ruins. a truce is in place, but airstrikes and fighting continue and thousands of syrians are starving. the u.n. estimates that more than 250,000 people have been killed since the start of the war, but it stopped counting back in 2014, so the syrian observatory for human rights for example says actually more than 270,000 people have been killed. the u.n. also report that is more than 6.5 million syrians have been forced to leave their
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homes. that's the largest number of displaced people in the world right now. in total, more than 13.5 million people are in need of humanitarian aid inside syria. nearly 5 million syrians have registered world wild as refugees. it all started back in the year 2011, syrians inspired by the revolution in tunisia and egypt and elsewhere came out on to the streets, their demands the back then simply reform. the government quickly responded to the peaceful protests with violence, saying they were incidents gated by foreigners. from istanbul, we have this report from some of the people who believed in arab spring.
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>> with memories as vivid as their disappoint run deep, these syrians in turkey turn to books when they can, seeing comfort in their pages, solace in their chapters. an escape, albeit a brief one from the reality of a horrific milestone, five years of a war that brought with it the kind of unmitigated misery no one here could have foreseen. at the beginning, the arab spring had spread hope. >> what happened in tunisia, this is all the area go to the street. >> syrian artist opened pages bookstore and cafe as a refuge for fellow citizens tired of conflict and thirsting for culture. >> he fled damascus and remembers very well how things spiraled out of control. >> the problem in syria, we were surprised. we think all the world would help us like libya, like tunis and in the end, all the war left us alone. >> some attempt to bury their sorrows in these volumes but it's harder than it looks.
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>> these days in istanbul, a city so full of the war weary, it's hard to find many syrians who feel any real sense of optimism. certainly not the kind that was on display half a decade ago before peaceful uprising turned to all-out war, before hundreds of thousands of people lost their lives. >> in another part of town, refugees whose lives were shattered by conflict tried valiantly to put some of the pieces back together. >> with the help of the small projects, istanbul n.g.o., these women, many of whom are too afraid to show their faces, are learning skills to help them survive. she used to own a jewelry stall in aleppo and is showing them how to make earrings. they'll never forgot the beginning when for his fellow country men and women, resistance felt more like a beginning than heartache. >> it felt like we started to
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raise our voices, i mean, we finally started to raise our voices and that was a good thing. nobody had any idea things would get so bad. >> skills help build a living and aid in soothing souls. >> to start, demands were simple. people were asking for the most basic reforms, but the regime didn't know how to deal with people outside of using force. >> five years on, these syrians still feel battered. for even those who managed to escape their country haven't truly been able to escape the war. al jazeera, istanbul. >> i'm joined by our senior political analyst. good to have you with us. some of those people talked to there in the package, is there still a chance for their hopes
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which they placed in the arab spring not to be dashed? >> look, the first real wave of refugees away not from syria, but also from turkey was that a good number of syrians gave up on any hopeful future for syria in the near future and for good reason. once the russians got more involved and once assad got more bloody and aggressive. and once the country fell into civil war, it was clear there was no immediate solution in the country. i think the syrians who are sensing that they are meeting the same fate wanted something more durable, more permanent. >> is geneva going to provide something more durable?
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>> you know, you would have hoped that the syrians notably the regime would come to its senses and really realize that there is no way forward. it takes a very crazy person to think that assad can rule syria in the future. >> that is the problem. what is the starting point if even elections are not on the schedule. >> well in 18 months, but the point being look, when you go to negotiation, you go in on a number of bases, number one, balance of power on the ground. unfortunately because of the russian intervention and assad's aggression, i think now the russians and the assad regime have advantage on the ground. two, is there a will to reach a solution. clearly, and i hate to say it, but i agree with secretary kerry that the syrian foreign minister's statement today was really to torpedo the negotiations, because the rearian regime that diplomacy is not in its favor. three and i think the americans
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talk but the russians bomb, the americans speak of diplomacy, the russians speak of military action on the ground. there is a real dissymmetry on the ground. third and most importantly, look at the position at the negotiations. what are the real summary of those positions, of that mindset? the regime says assad is a red line. the opposition says syrian unity is a red line. >> i'm glad you mentioned diplomacy there. do you think that the major powers now have come to the point where they want to force the warring parties to a resolution and if so, can they do it, both the americans and russians with their respective allies. >> the document released in january on russia's foreign ministry website about the military agreement between russia and syria, for all practical purposes, that agreement basically confiscated the syrian sovereignty from assad to putin.
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russians for all sorts of reasons today own president assad. that's why president assad is still trying to maneuver sending his emissaries to iran to enlist ires help, basically to neutralize the russians. i don't think that's working. what's happening today is that the americans and the russians have a lot of say in syria. unfortunately, the russians have more say, have more at stake in syria than the americans are leading to have there. since 2013, the americans compromise the russians gain and that's what's fueling the negotiations. >> thanks so much. the war in syria has caused a refugee crisis across europe. the german government has offered refuge to more than 1 million people. now that policy is being tested with voting underway in three german states.
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german television channel has been tracking the popularity of angela merkel since the refugee in flux reached crisis levels back in july last year. merkel had a solid approval rating of 67%. by february that dropped to a low of 46%. recently, the german chancellor has bounded back with an approval rating of 54%. dominic cain joins me live from the capital city, one of the places where region all elections being held. the big question, is what impact it will have on the national level, right? >> well, that's right. it's worth making the point that the three states that are holding elections today, officials say the turnout in these elections is considerably higher than the same time the elections that were held five
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years ago. clearly something is driving the voters to go and cast their blots today. the question is what exactly is doing that. with me to discuss this is mr. wolfgang heinz from the university here. what do you think is prompting this big turnout of voters? >> well, we don't know that exactly at the moment, but there are two possible explanations. one would be the negative one, which assume that many people who don't vote in other elections are recruited and mobilized by the right wing r.f.d. and vote for protest. the other possibility is a positive one that electorate, 20% would vote in order to avoid a success of the i.f.d. >> what that the policy of the coalition government federally, of angela merkel, the popularity
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of the chancellor has dropped in recent months but seems to be rebounding slightly in recent weeks. what is at stake for the chancellor in elections such as these? >> well, that indicates that the refugee crisis probably gets easier. >> we see what has been told about criminality and all that, that is not true at all. you can see in this city that the refugees living in shelters that everything seems to be quite well organized and that the fierce which have been talked about are not really exist ept. >> in the political sense across germany, how important of these three elections happening today for the rest of germany? >> whether they're region ales or federal elections, they hardly affect the federal level.
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we have to see that as a limited importance. >> thank you very much for your analysis there. it's worth making the point that the three states holding elections here, the governments are between the christian democrats and social democrats here in this state, mirroring the federal government, the national level, so the verdict of the voters here might well tell us a great deal about how they feel potentially gag forward for the rest of the country. back to you. >> dominic cain, thanks for that. >> more still to come here on al jazeera, including: rhyme reporting from myanmar where lives continue to be affected by civil war despite the signing of a nationwide ceasefire agreement. protestors in bangladesh continue their long march to save an environmentally sensitive area. in sport, one dog is killed and three injured in an attack
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at iditarod dog sled race. details coming up with jo. air crash investigators called for new global rules to oblige medical professionals to warp authorities if a pilot's mental health is a risk to passengers. the recommend is as are included into a final report into last year's germ wings plane crash. 150 died when a pilot flew his plane into a mountain. paul brennan has the details. >> no one could have survived what happened march 24, 2015. germanwings 9525 disintegrated on impact. the village nearest to the site has a memorial to the victims here. the haunting question is whether
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the tragedy could have been avoided in the first place. the germanwings copilot had exhibited depression and suicidal thoughts for years but his private doctors never informed aviation authorities or the airline of the danger he posed. issuing their final report into the wider issues of the crash sunday, the french investigation team has urged global changes in regulation. >> i think that clearer rules are necessary to define when one can require to preach medical confidentiality, particularly when we're talking about pilots who are responsible for carrying passengers. it needs first a series of
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recommendation for safety in balance between medical and public security. >> there are 11 recommendations, including a call for medical checks to be made every three or six months instead of annually. pilots with depression would not necessarily be barred from flying which should be more closely regulated and supported. there is no recommendation to change the security of cockpit doors. victims' relatives want the law changed. >> it wasn't only an accident, it was a collapse where the safety advice from lufthansa did not work. the pilot was ill and should have never sat in the cockpit. >> the family looks to sue lufthansa in the u.s. courts. >> lufthansa is refusing to negotiate with american lawyers. more than 80 families got together and must litigate, because lufthansa is not cooperating. >> the question now, however and how quickly with him the recommendations of the french investigators be adopted. paul brennan, al jazeera. >> a former chief investigator
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for aviation safety joins us. the recommendations call for new rules that will force health providers to inform authorities. if they think that a pilot's state might pose a risk to passengers. have they go far enough? >> i think the recommendations very sensible to tie up the medical professional and federal and i havation requirements. it's been quite a long time in coming. there have been suicide -- system worry that this particular -- has -- couple of days -- suicide -- need to find -- in that sense -- recommendation what it comes down -- pilots. >> ok, we apologize, having a
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bit of difficulty trying to hear you there. perhaps we'll pick up on this later, thank you so much. libyan's backed presidential council is attempting to push through the unity government without council approval. the government was recommended last month but tobruk is divided over the proposed cabinet. for decades, rebel armies have been fighting for autonomy or independence despite a ceasefire signed last year. the situation is now worsening. wane hey reports. >> in the nowhere state, a monastery can provide protection for young men.
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at this time of day, her son should be helping her on the farm. in november, the 16-year-old and two others from his village were taken by a group of men and they haven't been seen since. >> of course i miss him. he still wants to finish school and he's learning how to be a mechanic. his father is not feeling well, so he stopped going to school to take care of his father, then this happened to him and we're helpless. >> it's likely they were taken by one of the rebel armies operating in the area. allegations of abduction are becoming increasingly common. accusations of rape and torture have also been made against government soldiers. one armed ethnic group told al jazeera it doesn't force people to join its ranks. >> we don't do like that. we just organize them. we explain them you have to come by yourself. >> under almost 50 years of military rule, myanmar became economically isolated.
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the problems are magnified in areas where armies and militias fight for control. there is little opportunity. most of the areas where the rebel armies operate are remote and poor. there is hope being placed in the new government but there is a real concern that some groups might use this time to try to exert their power, particularly the myanmar army. >> renewed fighting and chance have seen thousands take shelter in nearby temples and monasteries. civilians are trapped between the armies. she has since received phone calls from her missing son but still doesn't know why he was taken. >> when he calls, he says i'm fine and tells us not to worry about him. he doesn't say where he is or what he's doing. >> the problems in the ethnic minority areas are complex, but there are big expectations for the new government to provide
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security, which may lead to much needed development and opportunity. >> annual exercises between the u.s. and north korea are continuing off the peninsula. in that visit coincides with releases being about as tense as they can be, and it is a timely
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reminder of the type of power america can deploy if it has to. >> our focus is on deterrence. we're trying to deter such provocative acts. this presence is part of that deterrence. >> this visit send as strong message beyond the korean peninsula to china. to get here, this vessel sails through the hotly contested south china seas. doing so, meeting head on china's military expansion in the region. much has been said about china acquiring its first aircraft carrier. this is a reminder from america with 10 to its name, this being one of them. more to come, including why
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protesting has become alloxuria in venezuela as pro government and opposition rallies fall flat. >> we're in senegal where the government is cutting the price are petrol in what some say is a premature mood. a bad tempered clash plunged chelseas season into fresh controversy.
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>>it's crazy money that you can make here. it's a ticking time bomb. >>do you know what chemicals have been in that tank? >> my big brother didn't wake up the next day. al jazeera america's... >> today they will be arrested.
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>>they're firing canisters of gas at us. >> we have to get out of here. welcome back. let's recap the headlines here on al jazeera now. u.s. secretary of state john kerry has accused the syrian government of trying to disrupt talks scheduled to begin in geneva on monday. negotiating teams from the government and opposition have arrived and already setting out demands. germany's refugee policy is being tested in elections in three german states. turnout is higher than expected. the country accepted more than a million refugees last year, mainly syrians. french investigators released their final report into the germanwings plane crash in which 150 passengers were killed.
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they found psychiatric treatments have been recommended for the co pilot two weeks before the crash. u.s. president barack obama is calling on presidential candidates to strive to unit americans. donald trump was forced to cancel a campaign rally because of security concerns. >> what the folks running for office should be focused on is how we can make it even better, not insults and school yard taunts, and manufacturing facts. not divisiveness along the lines of race or faith, certainly not violence against other americans or excluding them. we're a better country than that. >> an event on saturday in dayton ohio was also disrupted when someone tried to get on to
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the stage while trump was speaking. trump's rivals accused him of using divisive language. hillary clinton spoke at a town hall in ohio saying it's important to stand up to people like trump. >> if you play with matches, you can start a fire you can't control. that is not leadership, that is political arson. if you see bigotry, oppose it. if you see violence, condemn it. if you see a bully, stand up to him. >> scotty hughes is a chief political correspondent for u.s.a. radio network. i talked to him and asked if donald trump was encouraging violence. >> to suggest that donald trump is promoting violence is ridiculous. of course he doesn't want it but at the same time, nobody is walking out the rudeness of these protestors to come in here
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on private property and disrupt. their whole goal is to disrupt and get sympathy and it's not right. we wouldn't do it to them, why are they doing it to us? there is frustration after months of this happening and it only works because the media is feeding it and throwing blood to the sharks out there trying to create a bigger problem. >> sorry, sorry, just to be clear here, you said that you condemn violence so are you calling on mr. trump to retract those words which clearly were calling for violence? >> no, they were not. no they are not calling for violence. it's absolutely absurd if you think mr. trumps calling for violence. what he is calling for is a background to stand up. these people are bullied conservatives and trump supporters. he is saying stand up for yourself, i've got your back. it's time to fight he said they are not politically correct.
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this is our rally, we have done the right thing. we are here to assemble and be a part of the democratic pros. no i am not asking for him to retract his statement. why can they get away with it and we are not, being rude and throwing purges. >> can you explain to viewers then how do you quote "knock the [bleep] out of people without that being violent and i promise you i will pay for the legal fees, knock the [bleep] out of them." >> because they are knocking the bleep out of us when they are sit go there throwing punches at us, saying that might not be getting as much attention but it's happening at these rallies. >> so we are talking about violence here. you just said pumps, if punches are being thrown, copps have the right to throw violence and punches back is what you just said. >> you are allowed to defend yourself, when you're being
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punched at, spit at, having the bird being pulled on you. we're piecably assembling as our constitution gives us the right to do. it's the other side coming in. they are breaking the law and when you hear mr. trump say get them out of here, that is him telling law enforcement that they are no longer invited at a private ticketed event and to get them out and that's when law enforcement steps in. don't demonize those trying to be part of the political process.
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we are building up the black and brown community. >> workers in the new florida majority are on a mission to register new voters but not just anyone. this organization targets the marginalized constituencies, giving them a voice. >> we're in the community to see if anyone needs to register to vote. >> they've signed up a thousand new voters. their aim is 5,000 and organizers say it's vital work. >> what happens in florida determines the future of the country and we are very aware of that. we have gone through all the traumatic experiences of elections in florida before. we are aware of how important it is that our votes are counted. >> miami has large black and hispanic communities that are growing and influencing the political landscape. this city like much of the state
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is a melting pot of ethnicity, religious and political diversity. >> i think it's going to be a brokered convention. >> that's what makes the sunshine state so important. >> you have a microcosm of the entire country here. florida has been a battleground state in the last several particularly if you look at 2000. how florida goes, the rest of the country goes. >> that's miami, but just to show you how truly diverse this state is, we've traveled north into a different time zone to the florida panhandle, a place the locals refer to as the red nick riviera. >> the signs in pensacola couldn't be more different than miami, solidly republican, part of the bible belt and according to this local businessman, unlikely to change anytime soon. >> when you look at the panhandle, what you're looking at is a a very conservative, 10 minutes from alabama, georgia's just to the north of us, but it's a very conservative voter, half have military roots and a very religious voter. >> those in pensacola in the
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panhandle of florida may place greater faith in the republican party. >> who will win one of the u.s.'s most diverse states is never entirely predictable. >> thousands of brazilians are taking part in protests against the president rousseff, calling for her to be impeached. they say she used state banks to plug holes in the state budget. she's been implicate in a massive corruption case involving the state run oil giant. thousands attended rival rallies in the venezuelan capital. anti government protestors are angry at the state of the economy. the government supporters also turned out. virginia lopez reports.
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supporters of president maduro came to condemn the renewal of a decree in the u.s. that venezuela is a threat to their national security. those were the same streets when hugo chavez was still in power. it was a time of plenty, funded by record high oil prices. it was also a time when the larger than life leader was making the calls. today it is one of the worst economies in the world. food sold at regulated prices is hard to come by and for some, even harder to pay for. >> people are not going to the marchs because they are standing outside to get food. if you march, you can't get for your children. >> in this oil rich nation, protesting has become a luxury. this was known as the red tide
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with hundreds of that you says of supporters attending their leaders' call to attend the revolution. in the area of caracas where the opposition was holding its allies, it was no different, just like it is no different today at the twin march that the opposition has called to demand president maduro resign. >> i came thinking this was going to be huge but it's a disappointing turnout. maybe the government controls the news and people didn't know about it. >> today, a lack of unified leadership, the memory of recent police repress and a desperate economic situation have left people feeling powerless and unable to seek out change peacefully. virginia lopez, al jazeera, caracas. let's bring you some news just coming into this here. the reports are coming in from
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the ivory coast, talks of bursts of gunfire heard in the grand hotel, a poplar beach resort, all coming through from a.p. news agency. bursts are gunfire, a.p. quoting witnesses being heard at the hotel, a poplar beach resort. we'll bring you more details as soon as we get them on this story. protestors are putting more pressure on the government to scrap plans for coal-fired power plants near an vially sensitive area. there are fears that the wetlands could be damaged by smoke, ash and noise. rob mathieson explains. >> protestors in bangladesh heading to the southern province. they're against government plans to build a coal-fired power station near the word's biggest mangrove swamp. for the government, this is a choice between providing desperately needed energy and protecting a world heritage
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site. campaigners insist the focus should be on clean energy. >> we are fighting for how the power comes from clean source. that is wind, and solar. >> about a third of bangladesh's 160 million people don't have access to electricity. the government wants to provide power cheaply and one of the cheapest options is coal. every year, the waters of the bay of bengal cover a little more of the mangroves. the protestors are convinced the coal powered stations would damage the swamps with smoke, ash and noise. >> we do need electricity but not at the expense of destroying the forest.
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it belongs in our country. bangladesh is our mother, we do not want this type of power plant which will destroy mother nature. >> protestors have kept the building of the plant so far. off the coast of senegal, more than 140 offshore wells have been drilled since the 1950's with little to show for it. recent oil and gas discoveries now raising hopes. there are still a few more years to go before oil is extracted. the government is cutting the price of petrol already. >> he is a peanut farmer who priced himself on being thrifty. he drives to the outskirts searching for the cheapest petrol. he never fills the tank completely, buying just what he needs.
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senegal's government said with global prices falling and recent offshore gas discoveries, it can drop the price at the pump. it's still expensive for a country with almost all the population lives on less than $2 a day. >> sure, it's cheaper, but mark my words, having oil leads to complications. we might be better off paying more at the pump rather than having people fight over our natural resources. >> u.s. and british companies have announced the biggest discovery of natural gas in west africa, a record 5 trillion cubic meters straddle coast between senegal and mauritania. the exploration hasn't been completed, but what to do with these untapped natural resources
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is already a heated source of debate in parliament. the senegalese government that yet to negotiate ownership with neighboring countries. others say they need to improve the economy first. >> it is not a cause for conflict but chances are will escalate existing tensions. senegal needs to diversify its economy and exports. >> senegal's biggest source of income is the export of fish and peanuts. output from aging oil refineries has been poor because of lack of investment. >> reducing the price of petrol makes the government looks good. how much is down to the exploration of oil and gas is uncertain. >> despite the prospect of more oil and gas, he wonders if it's worth it. he says forty years of peanut farming has taught him that sometimes having just enough is plenty. al jazeera, senegal.
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>> still ahead, french champions p.s.g. secure the 2016 title in the most spectacular fashion. jo will have all the details in sport.
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>> one of the world's premier live music, technology and film events is underway in austin, texas, the south by southwest festival gives a significant boost to the city's finances, but as rob reynolds reports, the benefits are not trickling down to many local residents.
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>> dilly thompson said god gave him a gift of music. he played with dozens of blues and jazz bands. >> you had musicians all over the place. we used to sit on the corner every night and everybody would get together. you'd have vocal groups and bands playing all around town. that's how, you know, basically how it started. >> a rich musical culture flourished in historically black neighborhoods like east austin and that music was a big part of the south by southwest music festival when it launched 30 years ago, but it grew into one of the world's hottest events. commercialized, corporate and expensive, all inclusive packages cost more than $1,800 each. the festival bolstered austin's carefully as a result vatted image as an ultra cool hipster
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location and mostly wealthy white newcomers flocked to live. they say that in flux devastate their neighborhoods. big new houses, yoga classes and coffee shops sprouted overnight. many residents can't afford to stay. >> changes happened so fast, people hardly recognize the place anymore. >> lisa bird works on cultural preservation. >> there is actually cultural displacement. we say what has happened in this community is actually cultural genocide, what you will see in this neighborhood, remnants are very few and they will be the churches and a couple of barber shops. other than that, everything's gone. >> the barbershop is a place where african-american men socialize. much of their talk these days is about change.
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>> now you see a new ethnicity come in and new houses coming up. it's changed dramatically. >> ronnie jackson has been barbering here for 16 years. >> for taxes to push out grandpas and grandmas that's been there for years and years, i don't really think that that's right. >> thompson played at south by southwest in its early years but now the festival its dominated by acts from places like london, brooklyn and los angeles. >> i've played with pretty much most of the best that kim out of austin. i don't know any of them that actually. we if id from south by southwest. >> south by southwest boosted austin's image as a capital of cool, but it helped to displace the very people who said god-given talents made it possible to begin with. rob reynolds, al jazeera, east austin, the accident. the french title's been
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decided and jo's going to tell us how. >> we will start in france, securing a fourth straight league title in spectacular fashion, 9-0. four second half goals with a hat trick. they've become champions for the sixth time in their history with eight games to spare. p.s.g. has lost just once this season. english f.a. cup holders arsenal out of the competition, beaten in the quarter finals. goals put watford up in the second half. the last time arsenal lost was against blackburn in 2013.
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>> the stake is very, very high and we are -- we want to game to start, you know, we are not afraid of that game. we want it to start because we are confident and we're going to do everything to try to go to wembley at least for the semis. >> chelsea tryinger backed up by his opponent who confirmed the spaniard did not bite him during the quarter final. the incident happened when coasta clashed with bare relate in the game which chelsea lost 2-0. they still face disciplinary
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action. >> they are gone now and that's a pity, but i think that chelsea will play us also. we go where we can go on the list, but you must play with responsibility and pride whether the season is as it is now, i think that we will stipulate and empathize on. >> england will become rugby's six nation champions. england beat wales saturday. they are losing to scotland right now 18-12 at half time. if scotland wins, the title will go down to next week's game between england and france. >> a man has been arrested after
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attacking two sled dog teams taking part in the iditarod race in alaska. the incident happened over 900 kilometers in the 1500-kilometer race which crosses the state. both teams will continue to race. indian crick terse playing bangladesh to see which goes through to the top 10. bangladesh made 180 for two with 20 overs. if oman manages to win, it's the furthest they've ever been in an international cricket
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tournament. sleepness nights are a big part of being a parent but doesn't seem to be affecting andy murray. he battled back from 3-1 down in the opening set. it's his first tour match since the birth of his daughter last month. >> it wasn't such good news for australian open champion kerber, crashing out in her second round
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match. the czech beat her 7-5, 7-5. the golden state warriors extend their record streak with a win over the phoenix suns saturday. seth curry scored 35 points. in toronto, the raptors domination of the heat continues, miami pushed the game into overtime. luol deng tying it at 97 on a three-pointer with 3.1 seconds left in regulation. raptors pulled away in overtime to 112-104. in the if he would spar champion, the six time p.g.a. winner for a second day in the third round. he's eight under overall. word number one jordan speith continues to move up the leader board after nearly losing the
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cup. >> started to be more aggressive, hit my longer putts harder. i finally got a putt to drop on the 14 for eagle. nice to have no blemishes today. >> before we go, let's bring you an update on that attack we told you about on ivory coast. four attackers opened fire on the beach resort. that in a place 40 kilometers east of the economic capsule. we'll being you more details that have no doubt in our next show. four attackers east in ivory coast on a beach resort. we'll be back top of the hour. see you soon.
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