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bhopal demanding compensation from the government 30 years after the disaster. and is robert about to hand the baton of leadership to his wife? hello and welcome. the u.s. secretary of state john kerry has told an international coalition against the islamic state is the group's diversity is a sign of strength. he spoke along side the iraqi prime minister. he said they're about to engage in the mission against them as long as it takes. >> a statement that em compasses our message that we are united
and moving ahead on all fronts and that we will engage in this campaign for as long as it takes to prevail. there's a reason we are confident, that we will. that is all of you around this table. it is much harder now than when we started to assemble forces in strength, travel in convoys, and to launch concerted attacks. no large dash unit can move forward aggressive areally without worrying what will come down on it from the skies. in the coming weeks, coalition train, advice for iraqi forces will ex span. air strikes will continue as necessary. >> let's find out a little more. iran in the last hour has told roiters news agency it has never conducted air strikes in iraq.
a pentagon spokesperson has indication they did in the last several days. er in erbil. on the question of iran, information do you have? >> reporter: not a lot. information we have is from the pentagon from u.s. defense ministry which says that iran did carry out several strikes a few days ago using f 4 fighters, old american fighters that iran purchased from america in the 70s before the islamic revolution. that's more or less what we know. also we know that the television channel broadcast footage of a plane and fighter jets flying
over and carrying out strikes over southwest of here, about four hours drive south east of here sorry. near the iranian border. at the time there was reports of air crafts. the defense specialist in london and amongst them, james defense weekly experts who specialize in this thing, they have seen the footage and confirm the plane in question is an iranian fighter jet f 4 that belongs to iran. they have identified it. it's curious that the iranians have denied having done this because obviously there's some evidence. the americans are saying they have confirmation of this.
it's true, it shows a quantum sort of leap in iran's involvement. iran is getting more deeply involved in this fight against the i.s. in iraq. we know that there's been quite a bit of fighting near the border with iran on the road to iran that comes through the western part of iran and eastern part of iraq. right at the border 40 kilometers, the iranian border inside iraq there's been heavy fighting. a town there has been changed hands in the recent days. now in the hands of kurdish gorillas here. we know there's been bombings, heavy fighting in that area. we assume that this jet was basically assisting that
operation in that part of the border. >> we're very short on time. what's the sense of progress against i.s. is it made or not? >> reporter: i was at the front yesterday. southwest of here an hour's drive they have cleared six villages from i.s. i talked to a general that said american strategy is going to only be making slow and difficult progress as long as the kurds who are doing much of the fighting in this area are not armed with heavy weapons. >> thank you. thousands of people have lined the streets of eastern australia for the funeral of the 25 phillip hughes. he died last week after being hit by a bull in a match. john is in his hometown. >> today australia paid tribute to the young boy from the
country who made the big time. an estimated 5 now, mourners attended the service in the tiny town where phillip hughes grew up. among them, great and good of cricket world as well as the australian prime minister tony abbott. the bowler who bowled the fatal delivery was also here. most have huge sympathy for him. the the congregation heard of a young player knocked down at the prime of life. >> phillip's spirit now part of our game forever will act as a custodian of the sport we all love. we must listen to it, cherish it, learn from it. we must dig in and get through. >> reporter: outside people watched on big screens set up on
the local cricket pitch. maxville has lost its most famous son. for now people across australia are reflecting on the loss of one of the game's brightest young stars. >> this small community has been shocked by the death of phillip hughes. just about every young boy in this town will play cricket. for them phil was an idol. there will be a debate about safety in the sport. most will tell you cricket is not a dangerous game. that was just a terrible freak accident. >> you can get killed crossing the road. cricket is pretty safe. it's not a contact sport. you don't think of it as a contact sport. it's one of those things. you get knocked in everything. one in a million, you know. >> i don't think it's a dangerous game. it might not happen again.
it was just most unfortunate thing. i hope my kids do get out there and play again and play like phillip. >> bbc max well in new south wells. the civil disobedient have stopped the protests. john sudden worth is in hong kong and has more on why the occupied central leaders have handed themselves in. >> i think this is a symbolic gesture, a way of these protest leaders demonstrating that the illegal actions that they themselves free aly admit were r a larger purpose.
they have nothing to hide. the other two leaders of the occupied central movement, just one of the groups involved, turned up at the police station today. they walked in voluntarily. there was a large crowd of supporters and opponents there. it was noisy and lively as they went into that police station. inside they say they were given a form to fill in in which they had to write down the details of the crimes they were confessing to. they ticked just one box, box for unlawful assembly, illegal gathering. thousands of mourners are expected at a funeral in germany. we'll go to that story in a moment. first to india. hundreds of the survivors of the gas leak have taken to the streets to mark the anniversary of the tragedy there. nearly 3,000 people died after a
gas leak from the union chemical plant. thousands more reported to have died are from after effects. bbc has this from bhopal. >> bushra is three years old and has down syndrome. he is 6 and has cerebral palsy. and this 12-year-old can't walk. all of these children were born to parents who were exposed to gas that leaked from the pesticide factory. this home is less than a kilometer from the plant. her father was in this room at the time of the disaster. >> translator: i have problems breathing. i have had losses. i feel ill all the time.
and what's happened to my daughter. every place i take her for treatment i'm told it's because of the gas. >> reporter: they can't prove children like this are still being born here because of the effects of the gas. no one has ever issue did i didded the health impact of the world's worst disaster that left a trail of dead bodies behind and a hospital full of people struggling to breathe. in this these pipes the cloud of the lethal gas leaked in the dead of the night killing thousands as it spread over the city. since then, everything here at this factory has been frozen in time, left exactly as it was 30 years ago. the clean up of the chemical waste here stuck in a legal battle about who will pay for it. even as studies show it's still affecting the water supply to the houses just around it. >> when we tested ground water
downstream of the factory, we found the same pesticides of the chemicals we found in the factory. we found downstream as well. our study shows what you're seeing today is a continuing disaster. >> reporter: in a statement to bbc, union carbide has said it has no first hand knowledge of this ground water. the company says it has spent $2 million for clean up and $470 million to victims. families believe for thousands affected, that amount is not enough. freshly painted signs on the owe old walls of the factory marking one more year of a tragedy that's defined their lives. to the story now in germany. thousands of mourners are
expected at the funeral of a young woman that died after defending two teenage girls from male harassment. a turkish german woman has been in a coma since mid november after a route at a restaurant. she died last week. her death triggered an outpouring of public sympathy in germany. these are images of people holding vigil in memory of her name and with what she did. we are live in berlin. what's happening there? what is the mood there? >> reporter: it's somber. i'm in the south of germany near to her hometown. outside the mosque where just a few moments ago her parents and family joined mourners in preparation for her funeral expected to get underway here
shortly now. it's a bleak scene. it's bitter here, snowflakes falling. we expect her body to arrive within the next few minutes. a girl described by germany's president as a national role model. she was in a fast food restaurant with friends when reportedly she heard cries for help coming from the toilet. she went many and found two teenage girls being harassed by a group of men. she intervened and later on one of the men came back, confronted her outside the restaurant in the car park. there's footage circulating in germany of that moment. you can clearly see the man punching her. she falls to the floor where she lies motionless. she was in a coma two weeks. on friday she should have been celebrating her 23rd birthday. her parents made the decision to
switch off her life support machine. her story has resinated throughout germany. there's candlelight vigils in admiration for a girl who shows what germans call civil courage. there's a sense of shame a girl of her youth and and stature was the only person to stand up to that group of hen. that is something that's being discussed here too. now as the mourners gather, they'll be remember the girl who in the words of germany's president showed courage when others looked the other way. >> very brave indeed. stay with us. much more to come. has robert chosen his wife to take over?
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this is bbc world news. i'm geeta guru-murthy with the latest headlines for you. secretary of state john kerry has stated the campaign is having impacts. family, friends, thousands have been saying good-bye to phillip hughes who died at age of 25. aaron is here looking at air bags. >> i guess you could say that. looking at the japanese firm that makes them. big battle. thanks. hello. the japanese firm that provides a fifth of the world's air bags has rejected a request by u.s. authorities to recall all cars in america with potentially faulty air bags. the congressional hearing is later today. they're going to get grilled, answer questions about safety
and recalls. s subaru and mitsubishi announced more recalls. at least five have been killed by faulty air bags. lufthansa is planning to compete in the market with other european low cost carriers and mighty golf carrier. the service could operate on its own or part as a joint venture with turkish airlines. flights could happen winter 2015. let me tell you this. pilots are doing it again. they're going to strike tomorrow, thursday. it will be the pilots flying routes and cargo flights. that's after the stoppage monday and tuesday that affected 150,000 passengers. the british finance minister will deliver his budget
statement on the uk economy before parliament in hour's time. he's expected to lay ground work of financial plans. he's expected to address the measures of insufficient tax payments from big guys, big corporations like starbucks, amazon and google. we're going to keep a cross on that as well. lots going on. tweet me. i'll tweet you back. get me @bbc aaron. business news coming up on "gmt." >> we'll see you then. israel will hold a nap election march 17 next year. netanyahu took office last year. there's been a number of issues including the budget. he sacked the finance and justice ministers last week. we are following the events in jerusalem. >> does this come as a surprise to everyone including the
israeli elector rat. the government is collapsing because of personality difference. netanyahu said there was a push against him from rival ministers. one the finance minister said he wanted to be prime minister. benjamin netanyahu couldn't stomach this any longer and has decided to gamble. only one year in to his term, he's gambling the three years in the hope he will be re-elected and that will be able to provide a stronger government where his authority isn't being challenged. benjamin netanyahu is seen as a great political operator. we didn't see that last night. at the press conference, he seemed to have lost his swagger. he knows this is a big gamble.
in other news, a large car bomb exploded in the capital outside the iranian ambassador's residence. two have been killed. the blast caused damage to several buildings. the guards outside said they were attempting to pull victims from the rebel. the ebola epidemic is strongly criticized. the death toll from the epidemic is now past 6,000 mark. mugabe has ruled for decades. the 90-year-old is preparing if for his wife to take part. grace mugabe has been secretary and just nominated to senior position in the ruling party. correspondents report on grace
mugabe's rapid rise to power. >> she's a come long way from presidential secretary 18 years ago first lady of zimbabwe. always seen at her husband's side and now a contender for presidency. her marriage to robert mugabe has opened doors for her. she's now a doctor. her phd was awarded by her husband three months ago and leader of the women's league. a nationwide series of rallies saw her launch a bit area tack on her rival, the vice president who's political future now appears to be in ruins. >> let's talk about grace mugabe. we see her exploding in the political scene. are you supporting her in that role? >> we are supporting her 120%.
she was nominated by the women. >> reporter: the big question now is who will succeed robert mugabe. concerns have been raised about grace's name being put forward. there are mixed feelings here on the streets because of that. what do you think about the first lady, do you think she'll become vice president? >> yes, she's going to do that. >> i don't think she's the right candidate. she's not firm. she's not a leader. >> zimbabwe may have been out of the international headlines for a while, but it's still in a precarious state. the economy is back in trouble, and it looks like robert mugabe may be trying to insure his successor is part of the family.
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i'm geeta guru-murthy with bbc world news. our top stories. the fight against the islam pick state. the american secretary of state holds the high level meeting of the 60 member coalition against the militant group. >> we are united and moving ahead on all fronts. we will engage in this m campaign for as long as it takes to prevail. the world's worst industrial accident in the indian city of bhopal demand compensation from government 30 years later.
the air bag giant rejects request for u.s. international recall of all cars with potentially faulty air bags that could explode and shoot out shrapnel. a woman that entertains bill cosby sexual ll lly assaulted h years ago file ace lawsuit. hello. the u.s. secretary of state john kerry has told an international coalition against the militant group islamic state the group's diversity is a sign of strength. he was speaking in brussels along side the presidents saying they're prepared to engage in the mission for as long as it takes. >> one outcome will be a
statement that em compasses our message that we are united and move ago head on all fronts and that we will engage in this campaign for as long as it takes to prevail. there's a reason that we are confident, that we will. that is all of you around this table. it is much harder now than when we started the to assemble forces and strength, travel in convoys and launch concerted attacks. no large dash unit can move forward aggressively without worrying about what will come down on it from the skies. in coming weeks, the coalition's train, assist, advice missions for iraqi security forces will expand. air strikes will continue. >> iran has supported efforts to crush the group in iraq. they deny air strikes in the eastern part of the country
against i.s. according to the roiters news agency. that contradicts a pentagon official that has indications iran carried out air strikes in the last few days against the islamic state. i spoke about american and arrai iranian actions. >> both are denying and making a point of denying any coordination between each other a in the fight. both of their denials seem to fly straight in the face of reality on the ground. they're fighting exactly the same battle, supporting the same people on the ground at least in iraq. the effect of their military action in both iraq and syria has basically served their al allies on the ground and in iraq and the regime in syria.
they both insist for political reasons there's no dire coordination. it's up to the iraqi government to deconflict the air space. he says they do not coordinate with iranians at all. the question is let's say in iraq, iraqi government is coordinating all military action on its territory. who does that in syria where the coalition planes, american planes and arab planes fly over the same areas over which the syrian regime planes are flying like raqqa for example? there's indirect coordination on the ground as a matter of fact despite efforts of both sides to try to say there's absolutely none whatsoever. >> just a big question for you. we've got this huge gathering in brussels which just kicked off. is it possible to sum up whether the sense is that the international action is making any progress against i.s. or is
it being counter productive? >> both sides are trying to put the positive spin on military developments over the past few weeks during which the action has taken place. isis has been successfully able to say that it has held out for quite a long time for example in kobane in northern syria despite the attacks. americans would say isis has not been able to take the entire town. so each side will define success and progress according to the senate trying to say it's advancing and the other side is losing. we can't say of course isis expansion and take over of vast areas of land in iraq and syria has been slowed down since the attack started. that is quite clear. they have been forced to go underground in certain areas. we don't know about the effect on their finances.
the battle is still at the very beginning. in other news, israel says there will be an election march 17 next year. it comes a year after benjamin netanyahu fired two cabinet members. his government took office last year. there's been a number of issues. a large car bomb exploded n yemen. several buildings were badly damaged. now in india, hundreds of survivors of the bhopal gas leaks have taken to the streets to mark 30 years since the tragedy. they're demanding harsher punishment for those responsible. thousands died and thousands more have suffered from after
effect. we hear what's been happening across india to mark the anniversary. >> there are marches today and were marches yesterday. there are of places in india. for example, there was a candlelight vigil in the southern city as well. what the victims as well as activists have done is written a letter to the prime minister modi making several demands some are which are that the the victims should get more compensation. the company in question which owns the factory from where gas leaked did pay $470 million in settlement in the 80s. that was accepted by the supreme court as a fair settlement. people say that for the many thousands who suffered after that, that amount is simply not enough. the other thing victims are demanding is that the factory side that stands there in the center of the city has not been fully cleaned up yet.
studies have known there's toxic substances lying in there as well as that hazardous waste polluting water that goes to houses around the factory. the japanese firm that provides about a fifth of the world's air bags has rejected a request by u.s. authorities to recall a all cars there with potentially faulty air bags. now takata is summoned to a hearing many in the u.s. about b recalls. so far the deaths are linked to five people. 14 million vehicles worldwide have been recalled for repairs. a long list of manufactures affected include toyota, honda, ford, general motors. now we hear a report from new york. >> reporter: they are meant to the protect you in case of accident, but some air bags have done the exact opposite is. >> i felt gushing blood running
down my neck. i was terrified. since that i day, i've endured multiple surgeries and therapies. i have more to go still. my vision will never be the same. i will never be the same. >> as an off duty soldier, stephanie never expected to get shrapnel in her eye from the car's air bag while driving in florida. the air bags can explode with too much force sending shrapnel flying into the car. they've been linked to five deaths and multiple injuries. u.s. lawmakers call to executives last month to answer questions about what they knew about the defective devices and how long. for their part, they were apologet apologetic. >> we are deeply sorry about each of the reported instances
in which the at that takata air bag did not perform as designed. >> reluctant to take full responsibility, takata a executives will unlikely get a warm reception when they see lawmakers wednesday with millions of potentially defective air bags still on american roads. bbc news new york. thousands have lined the streets of maxwell in australia for the death of phillip hughes. he died during a cricket match. john reports from his hometown. >> today australia paid tribute to hughes, the young boy from the country who made the big time. an estimated 5,000 mourners attended the service in the tiny farming town of maxville where phillip grew up.
among them, the great from the cricket world as well as the prime minister tony abbott. bravely, the bowler who bowled the fatal delivery was also here. most have huge sympathy for him. the congregation heard of a young player who was knocked down at the prime of life. >> phillip's spirit which is now part of pour game forever will act as custodian of the sport we all learn. we must cherish it, learn from it, must dig in -- we must dig in and get through. >> outside people watch add on big screens set up on the local cricket pitch. maxville has lost its most famous son. for now though people across australia are reflecting on the loss of one of the game's
brightest young stars. this small community has been profoundly shocked by the death of phillip hughes. just about every young boy in this town will play cricket. for them, phil hughes was an idol. there will now be a debate about safety in the sport. most here will tell you cricket is not a dangerous game and this was a terrible freak accident. >> you can get killed crossing the road. cricket is pretty safe. it's not a contact sport. you don't think of it as contact sport. it's one of those things you get knocked in everything. one in a million. >> i don't think it's a dangerous game. i think it was a freak thing that happened. it might not happen again. it was just most unfortunate thing. i hope my kids do get out there and play again like phillip. >> bbc news maxville in new
south wales. the american entertainer bill cosby is being sued by a woman who claims he sexually assaulted her in 1974 when she was 15. the comedian has faced a series of allegations that he drugged and assaulted more than a dozen we. he's not been charged in any of the allegations. this report has flash photography. >> bill cosby has been at the center of multiple sexual assault allegations over the past few weeks this. lawsuit filed in los angeles county superior court accuses the comedian for r assaulting huff when she was 15 years old. the lawsuit says she and a 16-year-old friend met him on a film set and a week later were invited to his la tennis club and his home. they were given alcohol and then taken to the playboy mansion.
she alleges she was forced to carry out a sexual act against her will. the comedian has been forced to cancel shows and has programs pulled by tv stations in the u.s. after allegations, many going back decades. the 77-year-old has never been charged with any offense relating to these allegations. bbc news los angeles. now, the norwegian military released footage of an apparent near miss between one of its jets and russian military plane. these are the pictures from the f 16 which show the close encounter with a russian make. according to military experts the planes could have been less than 20 meets apart. this will happened in international air space. the military couldn't say exactly when or where. you could see it in the corner, very, very close.
we'll get reaction from that in the coming hours. stay with us here on bbc news. much more to come this hour. we have a special report from northern nigeria. could these fighters be the key to holding back boko haram? and you want to get an mba. but going back to school is hard. because you work. now capella university offers a revolutionary new way to get your degree. it's called flexpath, and it's the most direct path, leveraging what you've learned on the job
this is bbc world news. i'm geeta guru-murthy with the latest headlines for you. the american secretary of state john kerry has told the meeting of international coalition against islamic state that the campaign is having impact. survivors of the world's worst industrial accident in the indian city of bhopal demand compensation from the government 30 years after the disaster. the violence in nigeria is getting worse by the day. on monday, boko haram attacked two state capitals in the northeast of the country killing
dozens. extremists killed more than a hundred at a mosque also. the increased violence has led to thousands of individufighterg against boko haram. >> capturing a jihadist, at least that's what they're training to do in this exercise. these vigilantes who have joined the fight against boko haram. this hunter says last week he helped kill 10 jihadists. >> what weapons did you use to kill these? >> bow and arrow. sometimes face to face. he says these charms and herbs offered protection until three of his colleagues were killed in the last battle. this is what they're up against.
jihadist have been seizing villages and towns in northeast nigeria with vehicles and weaponry capture ed from the army. tens of thousands of people have had to flee their homes, many to camps. her husband was killed when the town was attacked. she escaped with her four children. soldiers also ran. >> translator: soldiers were asking people for way out of town. they removed uniforms and hid them because they wanted to escape. >> the growing military crisis and territory under threat, thousands are mobilized to support the area. it has now been retaken. >> local people, local boys. there are no deterrents. with these people they say this is the way to go.
>> the results of this co operation can be felt here in the city. business is booming here in the market. just recently there was absolute panic in this city because insurgents were heading furtherer and further south creeping toward the capital of the state. a combined efforts by the nigeria military along with locals and hunters, they managed to push back the boko haram insurgents and recapture territory. there's a sense of relief now in the city. >> some of the vigilantes say they're given more modern weapons when fighting. they are paid but say they're driven by deep sense of patriotism. deploying these men is a desperate measure but could be the key to stopping the jihadist from holding territory.
bbc news northeast nigeria. >> the missing 43 students has sparked crisis and drawn attention to those missing connected to drug related violence. several mass graves were found said to be the students presumed dead by authorities. >> digging in dirt for loved ones in mexico. these days, families comb the land every morning in hopes of finding what may be left. she is looking for her husband that disappeared in march this year. >> translator: it feels awful. the truth is i'm afraid of what we're going to find here. then i must in my strength because if i find him here, it's a good thing. we can pall be all be at peace mother too. >> in the last few days alone,
they found 16 bodies. >> this area is a cemetery. we have only just begun. >> this shrine is a symbol of the crisis. it's dedicated to the 43 students kidnapped and said to be murdered in late september. the incident sparked huge protest around the country. the local government building is where the protestor's movement started. the protest over finding the missing students has thrown light on other cases of people that have gone miss manage mexico in the last decade. the governor deputies says organized crime has corrupted many security forces leading to families to report missing people for fear of consequences.
>> translator: it seems to me this could keep happening. we could see more cases. many in the state don't have the same politically and in the media. >> reporter: as long as the government here is infected by organized crime, people will continue to search these hills for missing loved ones. many put their faith in god rather than authorities for help and comfort. this group is looking for more than 30 missing people. his wife and three young children were kidnapped. his youngest was a year and a half old when he was taken. >> the students was the tip of the iceberg and reveal all this. people knew what was going on. i just didn't realize how bad it
was. >> none of these families found closure from the search on the mountain that day. hand in hand, they must find the strength to continue to look for missing in weeks and years to come. bbc news, mexico. three founders have surrendered to police after calling on students to end two months of protests. student leaders say they plan to escalate their campaign. only a few hundred remain at the protest site. lucy is in hong kong and has more on why the occupied central leaders have handed themselves in. >> reporter: i think this is a symbolic gesture basically. it's a way for protest leaders demonstrating the illegal actions that they themselves freely admit they have been engaged in were for a wider purpose and they have nothing to
hide. the other two leaders of the occupied central movement, just one of the groups involved, turned up at the police station today. they walked in voluntarily. there was a large crowd of supporters and large crowd of opponents there. it was pretty noisy and lively as they went into that police station. inside they say they were given a form to fill in. they had to write details of crimes they were confessing to. they ticked just one box they say on those forms. that was the box for illegal gathering, unlawful assembly. >> what would you say the mood now is in hong kong? we've had weeks and weeks of these protests. it seems like support is generally drifting away. what does it tell us about the way beijing is going forward? any sign of any kind of negotiation possible in the decision about who takes over
the chief job if in hong kong? >> no signs of concessions from the hong kong government or government in beijing. i think what these actions of these supporters show us is the protest movement is decided. there's those that think it's run its course. they know the public support is waning for tactics and principle itself. there's a feeling amongst those people that continue it would risk further alienating public support. you have other groups saying they will not leave the street, this is not the time to do so, and vowing to continue to fight. we've heard it before. more proof sticking to a mediterranean diet could be key to a longer life.
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you're watching "gmt" on bbc world news. our top stories. the pentagon says iran has carried out air strikes against islamic state targets in iraq. iran denies the claim. this picture appears to show an f 4 fight ar -- fighter in the skies. we'll be live at the meeting in brussels to see what their strategy is now. a national outpouring of grief. thousands of australians line the streets for r the funeral of ph