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economy. join us this evening to find out the answers to those questions. >> thanks for watching. i'm stephanie sy. the news continues. 7-eleven >> this is al jazeera. >> hello there, and welcome to the news hour. coming up in the next 60 minutes minutes. our priority is to save lives. e.u. policy chief addresses the u.n. security council on the mediterranean migrant crisis. a desperate journey for the rohingya. hundreds of migrants are rescued off thest of indonesia. and thousands more appear trapped. on the eve of a proposed
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cease-fire houthis fires across the border. >> the gods must be angry. >> in nepal they are saving lives and protecting heritage. >> in the past hour the e.u. foreign affairs chief has appeared before the united nations to call for help in dealing with the increasing migrant crisis. she is asking the security council to approve military action against people smugglers operating in the mediterranean. it's estimated more than 60,000 people have tried to across into europe so far this year. >> 2015 looks even worse than the previous year and consider it only 2014, 3,300 migrants died trying to enter the. european union by sea. that means three out of four
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people perished, three out of four. this tells us that our first priority is to save lives and prevent further loss of life at sea. and we believe in the european union, that this is a responsibility that we all share, not only as europeans but also global. >> i well, let's go to kristen saloomey live for us in new york. she's asking the u.n. security council to help with migrants. she has specific asks, didn't she. >> she does. she talked a lot about the importance of partnership both in dealing with the root causes of these migrants feeling their home countries and also stopping the smugglers who are attempting to bring these people across the mediterranean to europe. what she is specifically seeking is the security council's authorization to use military force to stop those smugglers
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from delivering their precious cargo. she wants a chapter 7 resolution that authorizes the use of force in this way but it's very tricky negotiation that needs to go on here. there are a lot of legal questions, for one international law prohibits sending migrants who fled persecution back to their homeland. the question is what is going to be done with these migrants if there is military intervention is a big one that needs to be answered as negotiations go on. we don't expect any kind of vote on this issue today. she is right now speaking behind closed doors with the security council to discuss particulars in what they hope to be a resolution in the coming week or two to address this issue. >> i mean, is she likely to get what she wants from the united nations?
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>> i think we've just lost kristen saloomey there. the foreign affairs chief of the e.u. currently in talks behind the scenes with members of the u.n. security council. so we will see what happens with that. meanwhile, on the other side of the world more people are risking their lives in a desperate search for safety. 200 migrants have reached malaysia and. >> indonesia in the past 4 24 hours. thousands more are feared trapped at sea without food or clearwater. now the rohingya have faced decades of persecution in myanmar. they're clustered in the rahkine state in the country.
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they would escape into thailand but since thailand has begun to crack gown crackdown on refugee they have gone on to malaysia and indonesia. >> this woman paid more than $2,000 to save her children's lives. she said she was desperate to escape myanmar after her ethnic relatives were killed by soldiers. she never imagined that the traffickers would starve and beat her family, holding them for ransom until her mother paid for her release. her eight-year-old son died before they could escape. >> my son was fell ill in the jungle due to starvation. there was no drinking water in the boat. >> they arrived in kuala lumpur
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two weeks ago joining others who fled violence and poverty in myanmar. this week about 2,000 more were rescued off the indonesia and malaysian coast. hungry exhausted and frightened after their owe deal. advocates for migrants are urging regional governments to take action. >> let us now come together you must start having good governance, and most of all i think this can only be solved if we cut corruption once and for all. >> thailand a transit point for many traffickers is tightening security to try and stop the trade the malaysian government said it is strengthening it's borders and cracking down on migrants themselves. >> now they're under pressure to respond to this rising influx of
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desperate migrants. but without an end to the ethnic tensions in myanmar they say more of them will risk their their lives in search of a better life. >> myanmar does not give citizenship to rohingya. three years ago thing got worse for the rohingya when violence broke out between the rohingya and the rakhine. many were displaced. they had to move into camps and they're still living in camps more than three years later. the children are not allowed to go to school now unless the
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government's policies towards them change many more are likely to get on boats to try to see the country. but is this indication that the policies are going to change? not really. in fact, by the end of this month. temporary registration cards that many of the rohingya hold will expire. >> it really started nine days ago when the thai government started an operation clamped down on these illegal migrants groups these traffickers down in the southern part of this country. the reason it started then, that was because just a few days before that a mass grave was found at one of the hidden jungle camps in what they believe 26 bodies of rohingya bodies that were held in one of these hidden camps where these traffickers were trying to extort more money from their families. sometimes they stay there for months. the government is clamping down on that. we were down in the jungles and saw firsthand what the government was trying to do.
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what they're doing is they have more military and police in these jungles. they put bashed wire known to be a trafficking root from thailand into malaysia. they put 400 meters of bash barbed wire. they arrested a few local officials. they have over 50 arrest warrants out and reassigned police. that has an been act over shifts waiting out at sea to bring their human cargo ashore. what is believed to have happened because they knew they could not make landfall in thailand those ships went down south to malaysia and indonesia. >> now to yemen where there are battles along the border just a day before cease-fire is to begin. the houthi sheffield united the
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saudi city near the southwest border with yemen. they used rockets. the saudi civil defense say that people were killed. and last week people were killed in that city. there is estimated 1400 people have died in yemen since conflicts escalateed in mid-march. meanwhile, the house of former president ali abdullah saleh has been the target of airstrikes for a second day. it comes after he pledge his allegiance to houthi rebels. it has been said that the some former president is only looking out for his own interests.
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>> he was closing not only a political chapter, but he has closed thinking that he would be part of any future of peace in yemen. he has no chance at all. they are not willing of any discussion. >> well, mohamed vall joins us from riyadh. we're just hours away from the start that have cease-fire. yet the strikes seem to be continuing from both sides.
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>> what we are seeing are signs of escalation. theythey have killed people on one person wounded several others and they have also struck out areas where they have killed one saudi citizen and wounded four others. for the saudis this is the red line they've been talking about. they've been saying whenever there is a houthi attack there will be a severe punishment, and this punishment is probably coming very close to the time of truce, the saudis are intensifying their airstrikes not only on sanaa and under houthi positions in aden, but more importantly on sadaa, the strong hold of the houthies. the houthies, according to their own allegations to shoot down
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coalition. for the first time talking outspokenningly about their alliance and defiance on their batter with regards to its allies, and this is of much concern of people around the world who are expecting a truce which will help to distribute humanitarian aid to the people of yemen people who are severely affected by this war. >> we wait to see what happens with that forthcoming cease-fire cease-fire. thank you very much for that. coming on the program south korea's warning over north
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korea's test launch of a missile. and protests in burundi for a third week to the president's third election plans. and more from madrid on the spanish football crisis. >> now rival groups and fight necessary the central african republic have signed a peace deal. it is hoped that the peace deal will end two years of fighting. thousands have been killed and a million displaced. they say they're committed to renouncing violence. fighters found guilty of worse crimes will be refused amnesty. it is an agreement to release child soldiers and sex slaves. there could be up to 10,000 of them.
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>> at the height of the crisis so many were desperate to leave they crowded into contain of trucks. the number killed in the fight something unclear. half are children. many like this group have been orphaned. human rights groups say the psychological scars are deep. >> if you look at the evidence of everything that has happened in c.a.r. the problem is there has never been any kind of justice or accountability for all the different crimes that has happened in this country. there has to be proper investigation into what has happened. >> sunday's peace deal by rebels politicians and religious leaders may be one step towards that end. they've agreed not to grant an amnesty for the worst perpetrators, and to draw a line under the violence. in evaluate it will be impossible for some to forget the brutality of the last two
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years. what ended a religious conflict did not start out as one. the united nations said that the root causes are poverty and government mismanagement and that reasonable is a convenient excuse used by some sides in the fighting. seleka rebels who forced the president were power and installed a muslim president aren't all muslim. and anti-baleck rebels who fought seleka are not all christian. thethey're now trying to encourage everyone to interact peacefully again. they're organizing interfaith prayers, football matches and other events. yet animosity remains rife. for readying killings continue, international peace keepers are trying to keep rival militias apart.
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the u.n. is is asking for that, and it's a tall order for the country. >> welcome to the program. it seems there has been an exchange of fire outside of the country's parliament. does it body well for the agreement, does it? >> no, it's demonstrative to the challenges ahead. a spoiling event has happened, and during the closing ceremonies and it is fairly
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demonstrative it is when it comes to disarmament. >> and once they lay down their arms, what will happen to them? how is this deal going to be implemented? >> well, i mean for us i think i would follow on the comment of my colleague from amnesty international, where a priority in any reconciliation process has to be accountability. it must be justice in terms of reintegration. those who have been engaged in the armed groups responsible for creating grave violations of human rights cannot be vetted and reintegrated into the armed forces the bottom line has ton justice in the central african. public. >> the united nations said that it wants elections this year to cement that agreement. do you think that's possible? >> no, i don't think its possible. and i think we've seen that
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reflected in the outcome of the forum. there has been a call to the timeline. there is a vast work to be done. an arbitrary timeline will bring hem. all the recognize quit free and fair elections is necessary instead of rushing towards a deadline that cannot be met. >> our reporter talking about the religious opposition, but also underlying problems that led to the violence in the first place. surely they need to be tackled with a matter of urgency. >> absolutely. international engagement has never really addressed the root causes of the crisis or the recurring crisis in the country. this is chronic poor governance
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instability, armed rebellion and mismanagement of resources underlined issues. these all need to be addressed if we expect to see peace return to the government in the long term and short term. >> now experts in the ballistic missile technology say that north korea has made an important step, and that they're years away from threatening the united states. south korea said that they're concerned about last week's launch. >> the technology is about striking inchrisbly from under the water but north korea wanted to see this launch presided over by kim jong-un. the state media called it the equivalent of having a time bomb strapped to the enemy's back. the ability to fire a missile
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from the seas in the peninsula. the defense ministry calling the development a very serious and concerning matter. >> we urge north korea to immediately stop developing this technology. we hinders the stability of this peninsula and northeast asia. >> in the past north korea's fleet of small submarines is being used in south korean territory. the submarine attacked a war chip in 2010 killing several sailors. the defense ministry said that this this is going to require a rethink in strategy to defend itself from nuclear strikes.
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>> it's underwater, the system in they cannot detect that threat. so the navy will have to, you know, find the sub and kill the sub before it runs any ballistic missiles. >> soit's strategy is still effective and it moves in concert with i. allies. there are still plenty of unknowns whether north korea has subs of sufficient size and range to be a credible threat. whether it has managed to militarized a nuclear warhead for use on a missile. but this is a declaration of intent to rattle its neighbor, al jazeera seoul. >> two weeks after the earthquake in nepal many try to
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rescue its heritage. >> there is a different tempo to the relief operation more than two weeks after the earthquake. instead of attempting to save lives this painstaking work is about trying to rescue ancient tradition. the temple dates back to the 5th century, and another part of this country's rich heritage lies destroyed along with many other icons there are myths associated with it not only that rumors circulating now. the jewelry associated with the deity is missing. the priceless jewel-encrusted vest is said to be missing along with other items. but that's denied by local officials who say it will all be recovered. the earthquake struck soon after the start of the important festivals in the kathmandu valley.
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this chariot has left the temple and pulled by volunteers part of an important ritual. the legend gives all the credit to a rain dog. they is in the chariot along with this priest, who has to stay on board. tragically, a nearby building that collapsed as the quake struck belongs to him. his father and his aunt were killed in it. even so, he's unfazed at having to stay in the chariot. >> you can't call it a bad omen. earthquakes happen in our countries. it's a charles disaster. >> back at the temple some people are not reassured by his words. >> we are cursed. this is a hard thing for us. >> it has to be a bad omen. maybe the gods are angry. this shouldn't have happened. >> a lot of people are spooked. a lot of people are very scared. >> this conservationist believe that superstitions need to be
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put to one side. >> we have to get up, and start running it again. >> no sooner had he spoken than the rain comes. despite tradition it doesn't signal a restart of the festival. no one is sure when that will happen. andrew simmons al jazeera, nepal. >> still coming on al jazeera, the first french president to visit cuba. it will be live from havana and françois hollande's agenda. next, a series of corruption scandals, but can she regain her popularity. and ricky fowler has the last laugh at the championship.
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security council to back the action against people smugglers. they need global support to attack the crisis. rohingya who have faced decades of persecution in myanmar. and ten rival groups of fighters in the central african republic has signed a peace deal with the government, a conflict that has killed thousands of people and displaced nearly a million. the u.s. secretary of state john kerry will travel to rush to meet with vladimir putin. kerry's first visit since the crisis in ukraine began. he's also expected to discuss iran and syria. roslyn, given what's happening in ukraine, how important is this meeting between kerry and
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putin? >> this will be the first time in two years that john kerry and vladimir putin will have met in russia and that of course in the intervening time we have seen the russian take over of the crimean province of ukraine and the ongoing military presence on ukraineed border. they're expected to talk not only over iran's nuclear program, in efforts to keep iran from getting a nuclear weapon, but they're expected to talk about the ongoing civil war in syria and what efforts should be brought about to try to end the civil war. it's long been assumed that moscow has influence on bashar al-assad and his government in damascus, but there is growing concern that there is a need for u.s. and russia to unite.
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also iranian influence on the assad government 37 that is going to come up as well. and certainly other questions and other concerns including the rise of isil and it's ability to seemingly inspire so-called lone wolves who try to carry out attacks against various communities around the world and certainly russia has had its own concerns about isil-inspired activities within some of its regions of influence. a lot of discussion in a short amount of time. >> and kerry is a busy boy this week he's also due in turkey for the nato meeting that's happening on thursday. what is washington hoping to achieve there? >> well, certainly an unity of purpose when it comes to dealing with the ongoing russian interference as washington calls it in ukraine's internal and political affairs ongoing questions about whether all
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members of nato are spending enough of their gdp and expected 2% annually on shared defense operations and equipment. and then of course looking at the larger issues of dealing not just with the rise of isil, but also with other issues that are affecting nato countries in europe in particular. the migrant crisis from people fleeing the fighting in both the middle east and in sub-sahara and africa and in far flung places such as bangladesh, what should be done to deal with this humanitarian situation. >> roslyn, thank you very much, indeed, for that. rosalind jordan from washington, d.c. there. >> now the capital city of iraq's largest province is at risk of falling to fighters from the islamic state in iraq and the levant. some are down playing the importance of ramadi, but as we have reports victory for isil
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would further strengthen it. >> the suffering is only worsening in ramadi. the capital city of anbar province is torn apart by war. this is just one of the tens of thousands of families forced from their homes because of the fighting between the islamic state in iraq and the levant in government forces. the only shelter they have is on the side of this road. >> we don't have any place to go. my children are on the streets. what kind of a future do we have? >> it is a divided city, and isil is on the offensive. the local forces say they may not be able to defend the government buildings in the center of ramadi for long. >> our forces are on the defensive. we've been asking for help, but we don't have weapons and the only u.s.-led coalitions to step up airstrikes. >> much of iraq's largest province is under isil's
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control. the armed group was strong in anbar even before it pushed the iraqi army ought of cities and towns several months ago. now the government wants to recapture the province before it takes the fight against isil. many say it will be a hard battle to win. >> the fight in ramadi will be much harder than the expected battle. isil has the support of the people. anbar is the last line of defense. to defend mow sal. >> some tribes are backing government in fighting isil, many others are not. the tribes did play an important role in fighting al-qaeda years ago but say that government leaders never recognize their help and left them without any political power. there are real fears that the city of ramadi may soon fall to isil.
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imwill not only be able to control the capital of the sunni heartland, it will be able to claim victory in a strategically important province that shares a long border with isil controlled territory in syria. >> for now the iraqi government doesn't seem to have a clear strategy to recapture anbar sending in iranian-backed shia militias will do little to bring about political reconciliation. >> a turkish ship has been attacked off the coast of lib y killing one of its officers. the cargo vessel was heading to tibruk. the military spokesman said that the ship was bombed after it was warned not to approach. bernard smith has more for us from istanbul. >> this is a turkish-owned
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vessel sailing and flag from spain to libya carrying a consignment of plasterboard. now turkish foreign ministry said that it was shelled from land off the libyan coast. and as it turned to sail away from libya it also came under attack from the third and the third captain of the ship, a turkish national, was killed. there are two governments in libya, back in february the prime minister of the tibruk-based government accused the turkish government of supporting the tripoli-based government. a decision was made by the tibruk-based government to exclude turkish companies from libyan state contracts. at the time those accusations were made in february, the
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turkish government then said it accused the interim government of making hostile and unfounded comments against country. today in reaction to this attack against this turkish-owned successful, they said that vessel. around 360 migrant workers from myanmar cambodia and lose laos are waiting to return home. the men were being forced to work on fishing trollers. >> he's telling me he's very happy he can finally can go home after six years of working as a slave on a fishing boat here in indonesia. he was from myanmar and he and his friends have told stories of abuse, about working throughout the night throughout the day without hardly any payment and now they're here in jakarta to
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finally go home in the next few days together with a group of 58 cambodians to be reunited with their family. but more than 300 former slaves are still stuck in indonesia waiting for their travel documents to be finalized soon before they can go back home. according to the international organization of migration 367 former fishermen 360 were victims of human trafficking. so far no major arrests have been made, but for these men more importantly they will still get the money they've worked for so hard because they're too embarrassed to go home empty handed. >> now french president françois hollande is in cuba on and historic visit. he's the first french president to visit the cuban nation.
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he will meet with raul castro on monday. this is a landmark visit isn't it. what are the two leaders going to be discussing? >> absolutely, this is not only the first time that a french president comes to cuba, it's the first western european leader to come to cuba since 1989, and more importantly the first since the e.u. basically froze political and cultural relations with cuba back in 2003 after the cuban government issue issue of human rights that led do it. he may be talking about that with president raul castro a few
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hours from now. he may pay a visit to the historic revolutionary leader fidel castro. >> and the rest of the e.u. are attempting to restore ties. as you alluded to there. how is that going? >> i'm sorry could you repeat that please? i'm having a difficult time hearing. >> you yes, i was just asking about the rest of the e.u.'s attempts to restore good ties with cuba. how is that going? >> well, there are divisions holland and france have been leading the way to try to restore them. there are others who still don't agree on this. they feel that cuba needs to show that it is more committed to the respect of human rights. but france is leading the way. it thinks it needs to position itself as a leader in this opening of cuba, especially in increasing economic ties as well
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as political ties in what is seconded to be the lifting of the u.s. embargo in cuba they have been approached by air france hotel chains and a political company that has experts cuban rum especially the famous havana club. >> lucia, thank you very much for that. lucia newman in havana there. >> now chile's president michelle bachelet has fired her cabinet over scandal struggles. we have the latest. >> she arrived to the presidential palace. she looks tired and impatient. she changed nine of the 23 posts in her cab inspect. five of them out four of them changing posts. the key was the interior minister. one of her golden boys a tried
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and trusted aide over men years. he's out. he was involved in a corruption scandal and has been replaced by the defense minister. a tried and trusted figure, conservative but someone that the government knows that they can rely on. >> belgium has suspended funds for elections in burundi after president has asked for a third term. he formerly registered his candidacy on friday, and many feel that his kindcy violates a peace deal of 2005. >> the conditions on the ground does not--do no suggest that the elections can actually free and
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fair elections can take place. opposition parties are having difficulty campaigning. there is intimidation of opposition and critics of the government. and of the president's stand to run for a third term. i hope it will not escalate into violence. that would be tragic for the people of burundi who have long yearned for peace. they went through 12 years of civil war and 10 years of democracy without what we would call the absence of violence. in the last ten years they've suffered enormously living conditions have not improved. so it would be tragic if the people of burundi were to be faced by another period of civil
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war. >> petrol shortages are effecting many of drivers across nigeria, that is said to have surged the black market price. >> hundreds of people have been parked outside of this petrol station in abuja. many cars have been abandoned. some have spent the night here. the petrol shortage is being caused by two reasons. one of the reasons are those who bring fuel into nigeria are holding on to the product and reducing the amount of fuel they bring in. although nigeria is one of the richest oil-produceing countries, they don't have the refineries, they have to pay to do so. many are worried with the coming change of government at the end of may when president good
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goodluck jonathan and over the control,. many feel they have not been paid for a long time and they're not going to deliver fuel to petrol stations until they're paid. there has been corruption. it's believed that $7 billion was paid to oil importers for oil that was never brought into the country. they're worried in a president buhari will investigate all of this, and there is a possibility they may not be paid for product that they have brought in. now the impact of all of this is that consumers are having to buy petrol on the black market from vendors who run around the streets with jerry canceling the product for almost twice the normal price. there appears to be no end to this deadlock.
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good luckgoodmany are wait and see what president buhari will do to settle this problem. >> these are pictures from texas. aerial shots of a city called van, which has been hit by several tornadoes people bracing themselves early from the storms on monday. 26 people in this city were hospitalized after several tornadoes went through. tornadoes also hitting a mobile home park in arkansas and two people were killed there. as you can see from these pictures in van in texas buildings, cars destroyed damaged in the storm and apparently this severe weather could effect up to 50 million americans across u.s. states from texas to michigan. still to come here on the program we'll have all the sport
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including who is heading towards elimination in the nba playoffs.
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>> welcome back. now under french law almost half of all music played on national radio must be in the french language. the law was introduced two decades ago to protect the national music industry. many feel that it no longer applies. >> it's drive time on radio nova one of the most popular stations in paris. [music]
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the team prides itself playing a mix of music whatever the language. but in doing so they occasionally break a law that dates back to the mid 1990s requiring 40% of all radio music to be french, half of which needs to come from new artists. >> the legal quotas are not the best way of supporting the music industry. the law excludes 50% of french music because there are now many french artists performing in english these days. >> the law came into force when one in every ten records in france was bought by a french artist. but today many are turning to the internet to discover new music in a variety of new languages where the quotas do not apply. [music] >> rap grouped debanga perform in french. they believe that all good music should share air time. >> we don't care if it's french
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english, or whatever the language. if the music is good you have to play it so people can discover it. >> these performers are hardly representative of france's cultural establishment. but the shear fact that they perform in french is a rare commodity. especially those who feel that the influx of french language is eroding the national identity. but supporters of the law describe it as a necessity evil. such as this composer and lyricist. >> we're defending our heritage and language. i hope one day these quotas will disappear because everyone will have realized that it is important to have some in french and express french culture. >> for the government state regulation remains the safest way of nurtureing national
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talent, but in an increasingly globalized world it's harder to drown out other sounds. >> the spanish court could decide the league's situation. the spanish football federation announced it would suspend matches over a dispute with the government's interference in the sail sell of tv rights. the strike is set to start on may 16th with two rounds of the top division left and no champion crowned. well our european sports core correspondent was outside of that meeting in madrid. >> on one side is the spanish
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football federation. they are the people who have called this strike. they are the people who have decided that it's what they call not being treated with respect. the fact that on the other side the spanish government had decided to bring in a new law which divides the money between the spanish football clubs and the federation wanted more say in that. now supporting the government are the people having this meeting. the spanish league and with them, of course, barcelona and real madrid. they're very powerful. they're not happy at all with the thought of a strike, and they will take on the spanish football federation. the other twist is that the federation is supported actually by the football players themselves. it's not just about the stars. it's about 30,000 footballers. they would all be on strike from may 16th. it would mean that we don't get the end of la liga. it won't affect the champions league.
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that's a different competition but the league adamant they do not want this strike to go ahead. that's what they're trying to push for in this meeting today. >> they said that they would not be joining manchester city, and will stay as coach. the spaniard is two years into a three-year contract in german. his sides trails 3-0 from the first leg. >> i have said that i have one more year on my contract here. next season i will be here. swansea looking to take a further step in the league.
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they need finishing fourth would marine that win a playoff to reach the group phase. arson wenger will not be taking their opponents for granted. >> swansea in the last four or five years has played quality game and in the continuity of that and i think even more he's a bit more focused on defending well but maybe defend efficiency given a few more points. >> now footballer has guide died from cardiac arrest. the 23-year-old was put in an induced coma with his team confirming his death earlier.
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this follows the death of gregory martin who dies died after collapsing in a reserved match. just days after being named over rated player by his fellow professionals, ricky fowler had the last laugh after winning the appropriately titled players championship in florida. fowler came and joined the top the american reigning on the fourth extra hole to win $1.8 million. and in the nba the l.a. clippers have taken the lead in their series against houston putting the rockets on the brink of elimination.
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theythey would secure the 128-95 victory. >> the series is not over. they're not just go get get out of our way. we need to keep playing, keep trusting. we can't thinking about how to win the series. we have to think about how we play and then everything else will take care of itself. i think our guys have done a pretty good job of staying within themselves. >> lebron james produced a moment of magic that saw the cleveland cavaliers to beat the chicago bulls with an 86-84 win. >> i wanted to get a good look. i think i was on goal for the lob. i bounced it back to the left corner and just took the shot that i'm very comfortable with taking. you know, i was able to knock it
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down. like i said. it's a huge win for our group. it means more than just a win for our young group and for us to come through like tonight, it was huge. >> and the new york rangers have forced a game seven playoff against washington capitals by leveling the series at three a piece. in game six the game came close leading the 4-1 lead slip away. but it was too difficult too late as the rangers held on to win 4-3. >> and there is more sports on our website for all the latest you can check out that's again that's it for me. >> thank you very much, indeed, for that. and that's it from the team in doha. coming up after the break we'll have all the news from our london headquarters.
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