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and the magnificent men in their flying machines - how they became the world's first fighter pilots they have broken the cold in their thousands in memory of a man they had never met. this is a scene in moscow a vigil for boris boris nemtsov, opposition and vocal critic of vladimir putin, shot and killed near the kremlin friday night. the rally will pass through the center of the russian capital, culminating at the spot he died. thousands on the streets. rory challands is our correspondent keeping an eye on things. as you have been saying it is something in and of itself that this many people are out marching in the middle of moscow and a politically charged moment. >> absolutely. for the last 2-3 years or so
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it's been incredibly difficult for opposition movements in russia to organise rallies right in the heart of moscow. generally they are not allowed - they are pushed to the outskirts of the city. that is where the government feels safe enough for the opposition to have these demonstrations. not today. the circumstances surrounding this march are obviously different to normal opposition marches. this is a mourning march for the slain the opposition leader boris nemtsov. you can see it now, coming along the embank. behind me. i'll step out of the shot and we'll see the march as it comes along the embank. . i find this -- embank. . i find this interesting, the sheer profusion of russian flags here there's a carpet. like a forest of russian flags.
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in russia at the moment the kremlin is trying though basically dictate the idea of what it is to be russian. and my assumption is that these opposition-minded people are trying to reclaim a bit of that idea of russianness and say that they are not going to be told what it is to be russian by the kremlin and the state tv channels. they may have a different idea of russianness. the marches will come along the emback. and pass over the shoulder and walk past st. basil cathedral, over the bridge and past the spot where boris nemtsov was killed. he was supposed to be on the march himself and was to take part in the outskirts of town. he's dead it is a mourning march and he is no longer able
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to be at the front of of this demonstration. >> we are looking at another shot of the march head on and what i see is a lot of security forces or police. i'm not too sure. what i'm trying to find out is how much security there is for something like this. i suspect there's not a huge risk of it getting out of control. there seems to be a lot of security in place. >> yes, there is. you can't say anything other than security is very fight for this rally. security is often fight for demonstrations, whether they are pro or anti-governments, you normally have banks the metal detectors, and everyone coming to a rally has to pass through a gate and be checked. that is normal. there's a huge number of police a sign that the government
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although it has given permission for the rally to take place, it's a bit uneasy about it. and, of course because it is so close to the kremlin, it is an excellent security concern. >> thanks we'll come back to you later to see how it progresses, and head to london to talk to ben, an author and expert on russia thank you for your time. there seems to be - okay most of the talks seems to be this could be an inside job, ordered by the kremlin or allowed to happen by the kremlin. if that is the case how can anyone go about proving that? >> don't fool yourself that boris nemtsov was not under constant surveillance by russia's 600,000 spies, all under the command of vladimir putin, he couldn't walk down the road without the f.s.b. knowing
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his precise spot. with that level of surveillance driving through, either they ordered it or knew exactly that those killers had left and were going to find him on that particular spot. the level of surveillance shows that they either did or let it happen on pump pointing directly to the kremlin. >> if there's going to be an investigation, an internal one technically speaking the information should be there about what happened, and why it happened, and what came out. is there a chance of an independent group investigating this? >> of course not much the dictatorship run by vladimir putin, which silenced opponents, has been doing this for over a decade, and russia has been fighting a war, pushing the country into a fiery malstorm of
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nationalism. the chance that there's app independent investigation, i think, is zero per cent. >> what about a report? there's talk that he was about to public a report. i don't know about the support network he has. can you tell us a bit of more about what this is supposed to be about? >> boris nemtsov was not particularly liked by most of the russian public but he was one of say, the 100 leading russians, well-known and collected to the elite. he went to the parties of oligarch, a man about town. he had sources of information, people were giving him stuff from inside the system. >> over the last six years he published reports documenting vladimir putin's corruption, had a big effect on the debate and he began to prove that russia was a clep tabbing raffy, and
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parred to gather information about the war in ukraine and secret casualties that vladimir putin was hiding. he was prepared to publish this in the coming days or woks. one of the speck u lat itheories is that he was receiving information from someone within the system passing it on and others would have been hostile to this. we don't know obviously because russia is a closed police state, and there's a limit of what you can know inside the kremlin. >> how strong was his support network, the people in the opposition movement. if you lose a figure head sometimes movements can lose momentum, they are strong enough to carry on. what do you think the case is here in russia? >> in 2011. it was a movement a network. it was more or less crushed.
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the russian opposition today is mere dissidents fragmented and a small pocket of support, people not frightened coming into the street. they don't think of themselves as a movement as under attack hounded by the kremlin, and a signal of the murder of boris nemtsov is you are not safe we can kill you, there are no rules any more. >> fascinating talking to you. thank you for your time. the pictures live from moscow of the rally in memory of boris nemtsov, who, as we have been discussing, was murdered on friday. the fact in this rally is allowed to carry on is something. it's happening in the middle of moscow. it happened on the outskirts. right in the middle of moscow. it will culminate at the point. more on that as the rally progresses throughout the afternoon. >> to other new, mali's government signed a preliminary
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dreamt with some rebel groups. the main tuareg coalition asked for further consultations. the tuareg rebels say it does notten gage in greater autonomy. it was the united nations and the european union sponsoring negotiations. on skype, a lecturer in the history of africa the school of oriental studies. is a peace deal a peace deal when the major group is not happy, hasn't been consulted. how strong is this deal. actually they just declared that they refused to sign the agreement a couple of hours ago. it's not settled there are. just a few groups have signed the agreement, but they are groups, all the groups including the mm l.a.
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and they declared they refused to sign the agreement. >> it's not much of a deal then is he. >> no not really. and i imagine they are trying to get some more time. the problem with the agreement is not a surprise that they refused to sign it. is that - it offers some kind of autonomy but not full autonomy. this agreement was always against full autonomy and less about giving independent to the north. the agreement is about there being more representativity of the north as the central nugs encouraging and improving local governance, and investing more
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in local development. it's not about giving full economy to the north. >> this is the thing. you suspect the tuareg rebels will not get what they want. that would be a huge concession from the u.n. and the e.u. who are part of this process. it would be a huge concession to agree to that. >> yes, and i believe the main issue is if a peace agreement is signed and that the army is redeployed in the north region in the next two years. it's what the rebel groups are against. they want to be in charge. security of the region. on the other side as long as the army is not redeployed in the north, the region wish to remain unstake, and we have seen
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that it has been negated in the last few months by jihadi groups, and as long as there is no peace agreement settled, there is a high risk that the situation, the security situation degenerates in the north. >> good to get your thoughts. thank you for your time. >> thanks. the united nations says more than 1,000 people died in iraq last month. 611 civilians were among the dead. baghdad the most violent city. 492 members of the iraqi army including peshmerga and others died. however, the u.n. says the death toll is much higher because the figure exclude casualties in anbar province, held by fighters from i.s.i.l. >> israel's prime minister binyamin netanyahu is heading to the united states to address
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congress on the agreement negotiated between iran and several world powers. a greying number of members plan to skip the speech as kimberley halkett reports, that is showing cracks in israel that appeared unbreakable. >> reporter: every year thousands of jewish advocates descend on washington. the goal is to promote a u.s.-israeli relationship that has been strained, recently because this man, john boehner, the top man in the republican invited him to speak without knowledge of the white house. the threats john boehner and other hard-line lawmakers say the u.s. and israel face is a deal negotiated by six world powers with iraq over the nuclear programme. the members of congress support claims that iran is working
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towards a nuclear weapons programme threatening security that is why it's expected that binyamin netanyahu's speech will urge congress to impose stanks. they'll boycott the speech. many believe it will undermine efforts to undertake a framework deal with iran. others resent attempts to dictate american policy, ignoring hard questions about policies today the palestinians. >> those in congress taking issue in vail i suggest of international -- violation of international law and the assault in gaza have remained quiet. >> now a rare rift over supportive israeli policies is being exposed in congress and among the more than 6 million jews living in the united states. >> what i'm seeing is that the block who says support for israel, support for whoever the government is, is shrinking.
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i think we are at the beginning point of a transition and i think what binyamin netanyahu is going to do on tuesday is rub assault in the wound. >> another jewish organization has taken out a full-page add in the newspaper, arguing that wading into partisan u.s. politics will harm the u.s.'s relationship. tough decisions will have to be made. damage that may be surfacing. u.s. president won't address attack this year less senior members will attend and it's the vice president who presides over special joint sessions on capitol hill, on tuesday, joe biden will be conspicuously absent there's more ahead on this newshour including the graffiti artist who made marks on the walls that divide gaza from the rest of the world. in sport, we'll see if england manage to salvage
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respectability jo with details at ten to the hour. now, one of afghanistan's notorious convicted kidnappers has been executed. the first time the death sentence has been carried out since ashraf ghani became the president. the vers focus will be herat -- first focus will be herat from why nicole johnson sent this -- from where nicole johnson sent this report. >> reporter: it's a quiet trip around the block with this man and his boys and an armed body guard. this is how the well off get around. three years ago, this 6-year-old was kidnapped. his father carries a gun. he can't stop worrying about his family's safety. the bows had been on a school bus when three men shot the
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tyres and dragged him out of his brother's arms and off the bus. they demanded $300,000. the family did not have that much. the kidnappers dropped it to $50,000. he was freed. after 86 days. >> before he was kidnapped, he was naughty, fast and bright. after he became withdrawn, if the body guard is not with him. he gets frit end. they'll take us again he tells me. >> herat is a prosperous city. the taliban is active in the countryside, but not the town. >> one of the main reasons herat is a target for the criminal gangs is it's full of business me. it's a major trading hub. this road leads all the way to the iranian border and it is the big city that i reach at the
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crossing. more than 100 people were killed in herat. kidnap engs are common butt out of fear most do not report it. this year president ashraf ghani fired the herat chief of police and all 15 distribute chiefs in a mass sacking. he said they had failed to establish security. the new police chief says they need to build up trust in the community. to get more information about criminal gangs. >> the terrorist groups kidnappers and taliban are not as strong as afghan security forces. there are small groups operating in a gorilla way. if the community operates, the criminals are nothing. >> the boy didn't think he'd see his family again, saying that they beat him, showed him guns "they tied me up and moved me
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three times." the family receives threatening phone calls from men they believe are the kidnappers. he's home but far from boning safe. egypt's president abdul fatah al-sisi arrived in saudi arabia for talks with king sula me. they are to talk about a processual for a terrorism force. more now from a senior columnist at the saudi gazette and assistant professor at university. thank you for your time. broadbrush to start with. why now would abdul fatah al-sisi head to saudi arabia what do the two sides get out of it? >> well it's more than one dim
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answerings to the visit. and this month there'll be a huge conference to does entertainment in saudi arabia and they are a media lair in the conference, and the egyptians are depending on us to encourage other investors to help. the sort demeption is the war in terror. egypt is opening two fronts at the same time one in the east with hamas and the terrorist, and the other on the west with the libyans, and the groups in there. how saudi arabia could help with that, how they could help saud
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rsh, and they are on - their own challenge with the tourist in the north and south. and on the north with d.a.e.s.h., and the south with al qaeda and the houthis. >> is there an element of starting to restore the balance, if you like in the region the relationship that saudi arabia has about gulf states other arab states the rising force. all about, sort of calming things down a little bit in the region. >> that's true. we needed egypt. they were absent from the scene for many years, and that really is around the age and the reason, and the return of egypt and hopefully al jazeera to that alliance would really help in balancing the power - the balance in the region
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especially with iran. and maybe it's not a coincidence that there is a visit at the salt. let's hope that something will come out of this coincidence, and maybe a meeting with the two leaders in trying to solve issues like the issues and hopefully qatar will join in and there'll be a broader agreement on issues. >> very interesting. thank you. it has been a year sense the chip ooes government relaxed the one-child policy. in some places a handful of couples applied to have children. one of the main reasons, money. adrian brown reports. >> reporter: this woman is testing the waters of mother
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hood giving birth to her son 10 months ago. she admits she was not prepared for motherhood. mices her old job -- misses her old job and seems not to care that the easing of a one china policy makes her eligible for a second baby. >> translation: many young people don't want a second child. they don't want it first. they think marriage is a hassle. >> reporter: she and her husband seems to have it all, part of the middle glass. her husband has ha well paid job with an investment firm and moved into a 3 bedroom apartment and are both only children which is why they qualify for a second baby. but he is resigned to his son raised without a brother or sister. >> translation: one child is too lonely, i grew up as the only
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child. my father has brothers and sisters, they get along. our one-child generation gives you no brothers and sisters. >> the government is enforcing one-child government but a social experiment created a gender imbalance, because of the traditional chinese preference for bows. it had another worrying consequence. a shrinking labour force. the health ministry says 5% of women entitled to have a second child has applied to do so. now the same ministry which polices the one-child policy leading to abortions is appealing to the women of shopping high to have more babies. >> this person has a son and wants a sibling. the garage owner has a problem. he and his wife have brothers and sisters, their child have
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the same. >> to have a second child you need more money, which we do. people like us are not allowed to have a scone child. >> when my son leaves my wife and i will be lonely. >> one couple that can't afford a second child are not allowed one, and another that could seemed unlikely to rob is here to talk weather. we have the friends on al jazeera america joining us for the newshour and minus 2 in new york. it cold. >> we are all over the place. there's a lot to talk about as the season changes. the golfers in palm beach were faced with a tremendous down pour and it cancel. this is not ordinary, it flooded most of the course. we don't normally mention rain. there has been snow and ice for so long of the the streak of cloud is the latest and, for
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example, this is oklahoma, this is yesterday, daylight hours. it fell steadily and steadily and wasn't just of course snow. there's a bit of freezing rain. this is a major problem. that's the line. it teaks you beyond new york. nearby states have know. that's the stuff that produces ice on contact. nasty. >> the real cold air is to the north. it's not that cold elsewhere, just a proper winter and that is has been exciting for sum. this is lake superior it's frozen. this is the first time in five years they can walk across the lake to the ice gaves. in wisconsin this is. it's frozen baut you can't get to it except by boat. you can this winter it's been that coal. >> to the forecast. there is the snow as it goes from now to overnight into monday. we'll leave that temporarily and look to the west.
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more excitement. half a meter of snow has fallen in nevada. ski resorts are loving it joining that all the states have more snow. it's wonderful. cold just thinking about it. thank you for that. >> his art can be comical, political, sell for thousands of dollars, the anonymous artist known as banksy achieved fame through the use of steps ills and a can of spray paint. he turned his attention to the streets and the walls of gaza. >> reporter: the 2014 war between hamas and israel left parts of gaza in ruins, much needs rebuilding. both the themes are explored by banksy in his latest work in gaza. >> translation: a young foreign man came here and pointed this picture. when we asked him what the picture means, he said "an animal has the right to live so
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what about a human. there is a huge destruction, we are here to support the palestinian people and send a message to the world that palestinians will be destroyed and the occupation will destroy everything - be it human or animal." banksy documented his trip. starting off like an advertisement for a dream holiday. it follows the artist into underground tunnels, the film describes gaza as an exclusive setting and away from the tourist track. children swimming from a surveillance tower. some of banksy's work that appeared among the rubbish and abandoned buildings. banksy in a hoodie is known for the social and political messages in his artwork. some gazans are too busy surviving to bother about art.
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>> this has been here for more than a month. it was drawn in the night because we saw it suddenly in the morning. we didn't care about it. gazan streets are full. gravity and drawing. >> banksy has been a strong supporter of the palestinian cause. the previous work included a pointing of a girl pulled upwards by balloons on a west bank separation wall. this is not an artist using the walls of galleries to get a message across. still ahead on the newshour - testing times for kirn cristina fernandez de kirchner as the scandal-engulfed leader is due to address parliament. we are life for that why kenyan viewers feel the digital switch over is more about switching off and in sport, how the corey
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washington woids snapped their losing streak. -
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- - you are on the newshour security is tight as opposition supporters march through the city in honour of the murdered boris nemtsov. the government dismissed accusations that it was behind the killing. mali's government signed an agreement with some rebel groups to end fighting in the north the the main tuareg coalition asked for further consultations. the tuareg rebels say it does
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not address their demand for greater autonomy palestinians in gaza protested an egyptian court decision to declare hamas a terrorist organization. more on that story from imtiaz tyab in gaza. >> as well as anger we have been hearing, there's a deep tense of concern. the relationship between hamas and the abdul fatah al-sisi government is quite frankly, at the worst it's been. to move forward from this will be very challenging. we understand the leader of the islamic jihad, a powerful movement, has gone to cairo to meet with figure within the government to try to de-escalate the tensions. how that will bear fruit is hard to say at this stage. there is some questions over just what this court ruling will
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actually mean. we have not heard anything from egyptian authorities as to whether they'll implement the court rulings, and if it does what it will look like. alarm bells are rung here. senior hamas leaders say that they are concerned that egypt could well carry out strikes across the gaza strip. something that they say would be very detrimental for the gaza strip, and would lose egypt its credibility with the palestinian people. whatever the case the situation remains extremely tense, and still many questions remain over just where things will go after the ruling from a court in cairo. >> the deputy director of the brooking doha center is here to talk about this. >> what was your read when you
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heard it was declared a terrorist entity. who is the mood designed to appeal to what is the effect of it. >> there's an important thing to keep in mind. this is the judiciary sentencing 600 egyptians to death in two hours. there is a crisis that the system in egypt, mixing the legality with politics. this is mostly politicized, in a way - in the past. to the muslim brotherhood brotherhood. historically hamas showed that they are committed to a domestic agenda. the relationship or battle with israel. they haven't been in the past that hamas was involved in any work outside the historical palestine. >> what do you think it will
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achieve. you will go after them. will it have an effect that egypt wants, which is affect the muslim brotherhood. will to do that? >> this is going to change the relationship between the susan shaprio regime and hamas to be more complex than it was in the past. historically egypt played an intermediary role. now that they are responding in this manner they are no longer trusted by one party to play this role. egypt, in the first place - this will help the egyptian regime more than egypt and gaza. >> quick final thoughts there are plenty of countries that call hamas a terrorist organization. do you think there was pressure on egypt to call in? >> we can say this for certain.
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to be honest the way i see this, the egyptian regime is responding massively and in a totalitarian way to the project of political islam. to the brotherhood in egypt. the islamist in libya, hamas in gaza. it sees the attitude that anything - any group linked to islam, that is being treated as a terrorist. this is a problem. this is where you miss your real enemy, if you mix it up and treat everyone as your enemy, the biggest challenge is who the enemy is. >> always a pleasure to talk to you. thank you for coming in. >> the argentinian president cristina fernandez de kirchner delivers her annual address to the congress. difficult time. the mysterious death of prosecutor alberta nisman and an election year she is not allowed to stand. let's talk about it with latin
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american editor live in buenos aires, lucia newman. >> what is she likely to say given this is her last address and won't affect her re-election this time. >> hello. this is president cristina fernandez de kirchner's last chance to address the nation as president, a speech that is this important. she knows that her legacy is at stake. remember the president was elected with a higher percentage of votes than any time yet her popularity plummeted amid soaring inflation, rising crime, corruption and a style that was confrontational. she is likely to lose the opportunity to underscore her government achievement in human rights and social spending and expected to sound victorious following thursday's decision on
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a judge to dismiss charges against her. she had been accused by a prosecutor of conspiring to cover up the 1994 bombing of a jewish center here in buenos aires. trying to cover up iran's alleged involvement in that bombing. she is very much relieved that the charges were dismissed and right now we are standing in front of the congress where, as you can see, large crowds are gathering to show support. >> is that normal to have that number of people there, and the noise going off. is that normal for an address to congress? >> absolutely not. i mean usually there are supporters gathering, but not in the enormous numbers. people are saying that they expect a million people. this was the government response and activists' response to a march by people who were
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demanding justice by the prosecutor who died the day before he was going to explain the charges, against the president. this happened a little over a month ago. the march was on february 18th. 400 people came out. it was a prelude to elections that would take place in october. this is probably the first major election rally on the part of those supporting the president. >> interesting. >> lucia newman thank you for that. >> now, the switch from analogue to digital broadcasting, this was to bring about an analogue revolution, but some are left in the dark some saying it's more to do with controlling content. this story from nairobi. >> it's like any other day, people grab breakfast on the way to work. some don't have electricity or television. they watch the tv in here but
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it's a confusing message. staying in the darkness is frustrating. we don't know what is happening in the rest of the country, we can't watch the news. >> the communication authorities switched from ana log to digital. three major television stations did not comply the the government switched signals off. >> there's nothing. some of us are thinking of getting rid of our dishes. >> reporter: the trio of stations that didn't make the switch applied to carry their own content. only throw were licensed. one is government owned and a chinese owned group. local broadcasters say they are worried about censorship. >> the digital migration is seized upon which individuals in government who want to vol what
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henceforth kenyans will see on their television screens. >> the government has no interest in controlling the content that is going out. what has happened is that the migration value chain has chained where broadcasters own the infrastructure this time around all are a common carrier. going digital means people will have more choice say government officials. access to international channels, not just broadcasters these are the only two channels you can watch. one is a safe broadcaster, to see them they need one of these, a decoder. many families say they can't afford it. the reality for ken yaps is that digital migration is here to
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stay. the challenge is making sure no one is switched off still more ahead on the newshour, sports news the top two tennis players facing off. we find out who came out on top next.
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cotton. andy gallagher reports from texas. >> on the high plains of the texas panhandle the remnants of the cotton harvest remain. cotton has been planted in the fields for the 18th century. many farmers have a deep connection with the land. >> my grandparents came out in 1904, in a covered wagon. >> bruce says cotton farmers are in trouble. the price of a bale of cotton is the lowest in years. demand is down uncertainty about the future has him question his family legacy. >> i don't know that my grandchildren want to be on the farm because of uncertainty. i don't know if i'll be able to stay. that will be a hard pill to swallow, that i'm the last one on the land. >> there is the real possibility that after generations they will no longer farm the land for
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cotton. if that pattern repeats itself across the region the knockon effects could be catastrophic. >> the monthly bill could run from 30-50. >> dan runs sa cooperative catering to local growers, saying members are thinking hard about the future. >> a lot of guys are making decisions about what they'll do. it's going to be tough. they are trying to figure out what is the best option for them financially, and get the economics right, and everything has to fall in place. >> the u.s. exports more cotton than any other nation. demand from the biggest buyer china is at a 12-year low. experts predict prices will stay down for the rest of the year. farmers are looking at grows crops, this part of texas is vulnerable. >> this depends on agriculture and cotton. this hangs on 2-3 years, it will
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have significant effects. >> they'll begin to plant cotton in the spring. if prices are low, he may not be able to work the land longer joe is here to talk sport. i believe you are invoking the polish side. >> the less said about the england match the better. we have to start with the. sri lanka heaped more main on wellington beating them by nine wickets, putting england in a dire position falling to the third loss. >> lining up in wellington singing their national anthem. >> england were perhaps talking about how to save themselves at the world cup campaign. with their opening in middle order batsman gone englands
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young son stepped up. the 24-year-old carving out a career best 121. to timely give england respectability in their score as they finish the in engs at 309/6. but true to englands recent form that respectability didn't last long. we've dropped catches and sloppy -- with dropped catches and sloppy bowling allowing sri lanka to chase down the target. at the beach the batsmen thrived. sri lanka romped to 312/1, a 9-wicket victory. >> anything can happen in the tournament. we were one down when things
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started. but we came back really hard. but that's not - at the end we have to play against australia in the next match. we want to give 100% and win the match. >> you look at the best sides or bowlers, they are predicted to be good and when we are firing we are predictably good. we have two tall guise effective, swinging the ball. so that's the balance of their attack. rooty gets a bit of a bowl. when we are - when we bowl well we put on the pressure creating opportunities. today we didn't. >> glapd need to win the final two group games against bangladesh and afghanistan to avoid being knocked out in sunday's other match pakistan kept their world cup hopes alive beating zimbabwe in
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a pool b match in brisbane by 20 runs. leading the charge with 73. and an unbeaten n on half a century. posting 235/7. zimbabwe close. pakistan's bowlers stood the test. four wickets taken by each bowler. zimbabwe 215/9. >> if the batting is not clicking, you need to be aggressive in your feeling and bowling line up. if we are not getting that much runs, still we have to fight. still with have to keep looking for a win. this is the way how we have to approach the game. >> on to football and england and manchester city sit second in the premier league looking to take advantage of the absence
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of leaders in the schedule. chelsea playing in the league cup final. jordan henderson gave the hosts the lead. and equalized for city. felipe put liverpool back out in front. it's 2-1 to liverpool with a few minutes remaining at anfield. in the other match arsenal hosts everton, off the back of a 3-1 defeat. if they win they go back to third behind city and above united. >> spanish leaders real madrid will look to put distance between themselves and barcelona later. they are hosting alejandro villanueva and sunday's late game. they sit a point behind after beating grenada 3-1. grenada pulls one back but lionel messi with 20 to go sealed the win in the other matches, valentia is level with atletico
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after a 2-0 victory with sociedad. they'll play sevilla later. >> rafael nadal will go for a victory, reaching the first time of the year original. long-term rival roger federer won the dubai tennis championship for the 7th time beating novak djokovic, in their 37th on-court meeting, roger federer taking the first 6-3 the second closer it took until the 11th game to take the serve, taking a 6-5 lead serving out the set. sealing a win and the second together of the year. >> i think i won the big points tonight. i was 2-2. i've been very effective on break points. that is something that you wish was the case every match you
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play it was unfortunate. it also depends on your opponent. and i did well. and novak, i think - i don't want to say let it slip. it wept my way. >> the qatar open has been won, beating victoria azarenka of belarus in the time. it was the first time the czech player beat victoria azarenka, and ended her 14-match unbeaten streak in doha. safarova winning in straight sets and move to 11th in the world ranking. >> the washington wizards n.b.a. stopped a losing streak. they were up by 21 before a great comeback by the pistons. detroit with the first lead in the full courts. nemay conjured up the magic.
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99-95-point victory the read of the international olympic committee defended the rio games after coming up against environmentalists protesting in the city. the week-long visit was met by angers by protesters that got into the hotel lobby. the golf course is damaging an eco system. there was a response that overall the impact on rio's environment will be positive. >> it was a golf course is cultivated. a kind of waste land before. and there is as i was told more natural resources claimed tore this, have been gin back to nature at the same time. >> and that is all the sport for now. >> thank you for that.
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now, it was the right brothers wilbur and orville making the first powered flight in december 2003. 1903. it took 12 years for planes to be fit with machine-guns and a new year began. andrew thomas reports on how australia is commemorating the centenary of aerial warfare. >> in the skies near melbourne, a dog fight is underway. one that replicates aerial combat that took place a century ago above europe and the middle east. the first world war is best known for long drawn out trench warfare. this is a re-enactment of the gallipoli campaign when soldiers attacked tuckey. the so-called great war was the first where air power played a significant role. from the tart of the war in
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1914 aircraft were used for reconnaissance. pilots reported enemy positions. a year later planes became fighting marines. >> in 1915 it was a crucial time in the war for aerial combat. when they were fitted with guns and dog fighting came into its own. >> reporter: andrew carter flies cargo planes but these are his passion. >> the propeller and engine held. as you held down the machine-gun, as the propeller came in front, it would stop firing. >> reporter: it was simply deadly and a taste of the future of combat. aeroplanes like these were the forefathers to all subsequent military aircraft. sin then air power has been crucial to war.
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>> this weekend 11 aircraft have been brought together to commemorate 100 years of aerial combat. they are replication, built the same as those flown a century ago. pilots had minimal training and life expect si between six and 18 flying hours. there were no parachutes a malfunction or mistake meant death. later this year australians and new zealanders will mark the centenary of anzac day, the start of the gallipoli campaign that for many an-tina thians marks the birth of commemorations. this is the opening act of celebrations. >> that is the newshour a fuel bulletin on the way. live to buenos aires for cristina fernandez de kirchner's final congress address, and the latest on the rallies in moscow.
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