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>> and what we do... don't try this at home! >> tech know where technology meets humanity... only on al jazeera america >> hello welcome to the news hour live from doha. an attack at a resort in tunisia killed 27 people. we'll be live from the capitol tunis. >> coming up, eight people killed in kuwait as an explosion hits a mosque targeting worshipers during friday prayers. >> france is on high alert after an attack at a chemical depot. we'll be live from the site of the explosion.
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e.u. leaders agree to relocate 40,000 migrants that arrived in italy and greece. >> labor of love, for the weavers of the philippines these are colorful maps and a way out of conflict. >> we start this news hour with three attacks first a mosque explosion in kuwait during friday prayers. in france, one person is dead after they were decapitated at some kind of chemical depot in the south of the country. first to tunisia. security forces are currently battling gunmen at a popular tourist resort south of tunis. 27 people have now been killed at a resort.
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the security forces are battling gunmen who attacked the resort. one attacker has been killed, we understand. now for the very latest, let's go live now to our correspondent who is there in tunis. what more do we know? this is an unfolding event that seems to be going on as we speak. >> the death toll keeps rising, so at least 27, we understand, are the number of people injured, as well as you say it's an ongoing situation. we know that at least one of the gunmen has been killed. we understand that it actually took place in two separate hotels with connecting beaches. one entrance, really, on to the beach, where it took place. we understand that there were at least two attackers aids, one was killed. it's not clear where the other
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attacker is at the moment. this is a very, very popular tourist spot, about 140 kilometers south of tunis. it's extremely popular with package holiday makers. this is just the beginning of the tourist season really here in tunisia. although it's ramadan it's still a very popular time for tourists to come, but bookings have been down since march because of the attacks on the museum in tunis which happened in march. >> they were exceedingly dramatic scene that is we saw from the heart of the capital. this is an attack or these are twin attacks from what you're saying particularly on foreign tourists again because those involved in the museum attacks were predominantly tourists from
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europe weren't they? >> yeah, and most of the tourists who do come tend to be from france, germany u.k. or italy. again, that was the death toll with mainly made up of foreign tourists in march, as well, now this is unprecedented in tunisia's history. we don't have security attacks of this kind here. the attack was unique and now this attack on a hotel in tunisia, there was a hotel attack on the jewish community that was a number of years ago but on foreign tourists in this manager, this is a very, very different kind of attack. of course, security was stepped up across tunisia after the attacks at bar dough in march. those security measures were really taken at the airports,
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military insulations, some important tourist spots but there are many, i would say hundreds of hotels along tunisia's coastline. there is minimal security. it's not like hotels in important middle eastern countries which are perhaps used to these kind of attacks. there are no metal detectors. people can get in weaponry very, very easily, so it is extremely difficult for tunisia to deal with this issue and it does seem that these attackers are targeting foreign tourists now. it's the second attack of its kind in this year. >> of course, tourism being of vital importance to the tunisian economy. >> there are reports that tunisia is on the brink of bankruptcy in the sense that it can't continue to pay its public workers, its state coffers are
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empty, trade is down. tunisia does make a huge chunk up of the global g.d.p. of tunisia. it is a huge part of the economy, people are desperately trying to find work, one in four people are unemployed, so this is a really desperate situation for tunisia at the moment. bookings were down even before this attack on the tourist resort and really going ahead the government is going to have to act very, very quickly to deal with this and try to win confidence fit can in any way back for this almost lost tourist season. >> ok, for now, thank you very much. we'll keep this right up to date with that developing story here at al jazeera. >> to another violent attack claimed by isil fighters, claiming responsibility for a
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suicide bomb blast at a mosque in kuwait city. at least 10 worshipers were killed after friday prayers at a shia mosque in the capital. now the emir of kuwait has been to the site of the attack. we have this report. >> mobile phone pictures captured the panic and chaos following the explosion in kuwait city at a mosque. shia worshipers who gathered for friday prayers were the targets. a man blew himself up as the congregation was leaving the mosque. islamic state is claiming responsibility. several people were killed in the blast and there are reports that at least five of the injured are in a critical condition in hospital. attacks like these are rare in kuwait, which has enjoyed relative harm knee between shia and sunni citizens.
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>> this attack particularly targeted them. in kuwait, it actually has a good record of good business between the two main sects of shia and sunni. the cabinet convened and security was beefed up nationwide. authorities fear more attacks could take place. al jazeera. >> we can talk live now from kuwait city. your impression that this is committed by people who are seeking to in flame sectarian tensions within your country. >> well, apparently, this is an incident in a series of incidents that are on going as we speak now. whether in france or in tunisia
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your reporter said it was targeting a shiite mosque. it is just targeting kuwait. in tunisia they weren't targeting shiites and apparently there is a systemic strategy of causing mayhem and chaos in the region, so as to bring about you know, total chaos to bring about sectarian nation state and, you know, cause more and more bloodshed in the region. >> isil has claimed responsibility for the attack on the mosque in your country. we haven't heard a claim for the other two violent instances we're dealing with today. talk to me more about the situation in your country the shia population is about 30% to 40% of the overall coo waiti population, isn't it?
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>> we don't actually deal with percentages in kuwait. it's part of dealing with the situation to keep ourselves away from those percentages, to count how many are we and how many are they. the problem i think is when we started calling our own, you know co patriot they and we call ourselves we. i think the situation the mood in kuwait is kuwaitis period. >> you must be feeling horrified as if you've been violated, this being the holy month of ramadan in particular. >> absolutely. i think anybody who has any shred of humanity would be devastated by the killing of people in a mosque, children and old people for no reason
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whatsoever but to cause mayhem and bring more bloodshed to the region and communicate the message that nobody is immune, keen if little kuwait between all of its sects and layers of societies and by regional standards, it has a constitution and a relatively good standard of democracy and participation of the people. >> has isil expressed itself violently in kuwait before or is this the first time? >> this is the first of its type actually. it's to target a place of worship. in the 1980s, there were attacks on innocent people but they didn't target places of worship. there were highjacks of civilian airplanes and bombings and attacks on the late emir's life in 1985. this is the first of its type, and apparently, it is trying to
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cause, you know, and steer a sectarian strife among the coup wait i say. in my opinion so far i think that they will fail and they will fail big time, as they say. >> of course kuwait shares a border with iraq where isil have established themselves significantly. how concerned then is kuwait of the overspill, if you like, of the conflict that is raging currently in iraqi particularly the presence of isil and its fight against various other groups in iraq? >> well, that's a very difficult question. i'm sure it's on the mind of all decision makers in the region. let's remind the viewers that we actually border iraq, but don't border isil. thankfully. the danger of terrorism dean
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deporting from southeast france such terror attention. the incident in itself says that there is nobody immune. i think that it is up to us now kuwaitis to abort and put an end to this tragic incident and make it once and for all hopefully you know, and be able to deem with the aftermath and consequences of such an attack. >> ok. thanks very much that for talking to us. >> thank you for having me. >> to france, and as we were alluding to, it's on high alert now following the severed head of a man having been staked at a chemical's depot in what president hollande is calling a terrorist attack. it happened at the headquarters of a company an american company called air products, and that's just outside of leone. a car crashed into the gates and
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then set off an explosion. that was about 10:00 in the morning. president hollande is leaving that e.u. summit that's been taking place in brussels over the last couple of days, rushing back to his country. he made this statement. >> there is a lot of emotion but this is not the only solution. we must have action. the situation and the need to never give in to fear under be any circumstances and not create divisions or suspicions, that would be intolerable. in short, to do the work that the french people expect from us be protected and established truth and eradicate groups and individuals responsible for the attacks. >> the interior minister has been to at the scene of the attack and said that the man who is thought to be the attacker is now in custody. >> we are in the process of identifying the criminal and are awaiting decision information but it could be this person was
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noted for being radicalized. he did not have any official police record. in time we'll have more information to allow us to have more of a specific profile. >> let's go live to our correspondent paul brennan there that at the scene of the attack. this is a small town, paul, isn't it, just outside of leone? >> yes not where you would expect a terrorist attack as it's been characterized by the authorities here. a police cordon 300 meters from the actually site of the attack, there is a forensic black plastic sheet around the entrance to air products, the complex there. forensic officers in white overalls have gone down there with equipment to examine the scene. we've had a fairly steady procession of local politicians
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and indeed the interior minister himself down here at the scene during the course of the morning. the latest i can report for you as far as progress goes is that the main suspect is in custody and the authorities are saying that a member of his entourage is also in custody so some kind of acquaintance or friend has also been arrested for questions. the investigation very intense but the word of the french president francois hollande is not to jump to knee jerk reactions, to remain calm. it does appear at this point in time that the gunman was not part of a wider wave of terrorist attacks. he appears at the moment to be the lone attacker. >> right but it's also becoming
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clearer that he was known to the authorities and that perhaps they let him drop below the radar? >> indeed. there will be questioning that of the french intelligence services in the wake of this attack. what we discovered is that he was on an intelligence watch list, was placed on a list in 2006 and had been taken off the watch list back in 2008, for know obvious reasons. he did not represent -- it appears that they will have to answer for their risk assessments in do course, but the person that we love to be the attacker, certainly was on a watch list and taken off and the intelligence services will be asked pointly exactly why that was. >> all right for now paul, thank you.
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paul brennan updating us on the very latest on that attack in southern france. >> still to come, fleeing the volcano in indonesia as it erupts again. thousands have been forced out of their homes. >> isil strikes the syrian border town of kobane again. we talk to residents who lived to tell of the attack. >> in sport guiding peru into the semifinals of the copa america. action from chile later this hour. >> european leaders agreed on a plan to deal with the record number of migrants who are crossing the mediterranean in boats. this is a voluntarily scheme aimed at speeding up the
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relocation of migrants currently in italy and greece. at a meeting that's described as tense in brussels on thursday, e.u. leaders agree to relocate 40,000 migrants to other european countries and another 20,000, most of them syrians currently living in camps outside the e.u. will be brought in and settled within european borders. italy's prime minister was pretty scathing about the proposal. he's been quoted by sources who were inside the meeting as saying: >> after the meeting, he was somewhat more diplomatic. >> we reached an agreement which is based on the initial proposal. it could be much more ambitious. it mentions 40,000 persons but
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is a first step to say finally there is a european policy rather than the poles of one single state. >> let's go live now to our correspondent following this debate. it seems incredibly inadequate for the size of the task in front of them. >> yeah, i mean, the blunt truth is that they haven't found a way of dealing with the problem. clearly they had to do something, because back a few months ago people were dying by the hundred in the mediterranean and there was no attempt to rescue them. they were caught unawares and promised to try to address it but all they have done is sort out a solution for 40,000 people on a voluntary basis. several countries wouldn't participate in that scheme. for the much bigger and wider issue of what they wanted to do, organize a quota system for much
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larger groups of refugees and spread them out across the european union, they have simply failed to be able to do that simply because many countries simply don't think they have any source of moral obligation to help. there's just as much conversation going on here about how better to insulate the borders of the european union from refugee and migrant traffic by putting up fences in places like bulgaria and hungary better policing of the mediterranean, seen as blowing up the smuggler's boats. the i am impetus is specifically not to try to address a moral obligation of helping refugees, but very much to keep people out. >> the opinion within this 28 member group is divergent. there are those maybe the poorer countries who are very reluctant to take on more, saying it is an economic burden,
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and there are those perhaps more enlightened prepared to take more. >> yes. germany said this morning it is taking 8,000 asylum seekers sweden has a very distinguished history of taking in a lot of people from iraq, even though it had no place in the iraq war. yes, a lot of yeast he were european countries and some richer western european ones like denmark and the u.k. don't think it's their responsibility. some of it is to do with a drain on resources. some with the right wing political parties across the european union. if you look at what's happening in the union today a man behed in france, tourists killed on the beach in too tunisia. europe says we don't want to let them in, because maybe they're not refugees at all and might do
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us harm. in the end, you know, the actions of these sorts of groups in other parts of the world do make it much easier for europe to keep its borders closed. >> thank you for that. lawrence lee our correspondent as brussels. it's not just been the thorny issue of migration absorbing european leaders while at this summit. they've had to talk about the standoff over greece's debt crisis. they say a deal must be reached this weekend or greek could exit the euro zone. the greek prime minister said he will not be black mailed by enders. athens is struggling to make a $1.5 billion that loan repayment by tuesday. let's hear from a market analyst in london. he is confident a deal will be cobbled together. >> i'm optimistic that something can be fudged together in the
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last minute. there is some debate over this june 30 payment deadline to the i.m.f. just because we had to consider the fact that the i.m.f. is a slightly different beast compared to private bond holders, when you go into debt and miss a payment to private bond holders you're in a default. when it's missed to the i.m.f., that puts you in arrears. that's not necessarily default here so the thought process is that perhaps greece can buy a bit more time in my the next deadline july 20. the ideal scenario would just be the original bailout propose am and i think what's giving markets a little hope at the moment is why we haven't seen stock markets fall off a cliff as we get closer to this deadline. this seems like maybe a negotiating tactic that the institution are really just going to push greece as far as they can and get as close to that old arrangement as
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possible. >> to indonesia where more than 10,000 villages living close to an and i have volcano have been forced out of their homes. it has been spewing hot ash for weeks and a violent reaction could happen at any minute. some villagers are ignoring police warnings and going back to the danger zone in order to look after their farms. >> the mountain they've called home is no longer safe. trading picturesque fields for this a makeshift camp for villagers living within the danger zone, they have left their livelihoods behind. >> we are afraid of the mountain but have to tend to our crops. we need the money. we were born here and now what will happen to our children? we have to go back during the day to keep our fields alive. >> it's something police are trying to stop. they don't want people going further or our camera crew.
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some winning ad to reach their land. it was dormant until an eruption five years ago and further rum blinks on and off since then. it's been more active over the last few weeks. >> we were so scared when it first erupted but now are just keeping an eye on us. the back is here. if it's big, we will leave as soon as possible. danger, it is totally unprickettable, one minute calm, got next -- >> the eruption is quite a dramatic picture. there is still lots of activity deep inside this volcano which means there is a threat of a much larger eruption. this is a relatively small one. >> indonesia has the highest number of active volcanos anywhere in the world. this is bringing a new challenge to government leaders here.
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>> this is a first for indonesia. it has been dormant for so long, it has not stopped and it's impossible to predict when it's going to stop. if it keeps erupting, the government will need a new solution for these people. >> it has given farmers rich and fertile soil for hundreds of years. there is a lot of respect for this mountain. what has sustained life here for so long now could quickly take it away. >> the death toll from pakistan's heatwave has risen to over a thousand even though temperatures are actually dropping. the people digging up communal graves in order to hold mass funerals as motion and grave yards run out of space. power cuts have left many
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without air conditioning, fans, water, and light. many of the public hospitals are now struggling to cope, as patients continue to pour in. a terrible situation for many people in pakistan. any brighter news for them? >> the temperature will stick around about the 37-degree mark, which is about where it should be but the humidity is picking up causing a different problem. i think we may still well see this on going issue continuing for parts of pakistan. the temperatures eased off because the winds have gone around to the west or southwesterly direction. we've seen heavy rain not too far away. in fact, we've had widespread flooding in northern india. many rivers had burst their banks. the monsoon rains not really too far away. it's actually just to the south of karachi pushing in controls a good part of india. it is slightly ahead of
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schedule. we'll see the wetter weather making its way into the northeastern side of india so the western arm of the monsoon taking something of a break over the next couple of days. that brings with it another kind of problem because we do need rains regardless. temperatures in new delhi are 38 degrees celsius snaking over the 37 at karachi. the really wet weather is on the other side of my myanmar purposing into india and bangladesh. further heavy showers through the next couple of days and those big downpours continuing across the east in particular. much of central and southern india, a few showers. temperatures in new delhi getting up to 41 degrees celsius as skies begin to they're. temperatures still at 37 for karachi. >> oh, dear. thank you very much, everton. >> senior police officers in south africa look set to face a criminal investigation after an
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inquiry into what happened at americana. >> outside a hospital in honduras, the story of how corruption is costing lives and millions of dollars. >> in sport all the latest from the nba draft as the number one pick is confirmed.
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>> these are our top stories. in tunisia, 27 are record killed in a popular tourist resort.
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security forces say a gunman opened fire on the tourists. security forces are currently fighting the attackers with at least one of the gunman said to be dead. >> islamic state say they are behind a bombing in kuwait city at a mosque. these are pictures just after the blast. at least 10 worshipers were killed, many wounded in the attack during friday prayers. >> french police raided properties linked to the suspected attacker of a chemical depot. a severed head and banners with arabic in descriptions were found near the entrance to the plant just outside leone. the man in custody was known to the intelligence services. france's president is set to hold an emergency meeting shortly. >> an unknown number of isil fighters are inside kobane holding hostages in a number of neighborhoods. on thursday, they launched a
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surprise attack and reentered the down five months after they were forced out. we have a report from the turkey-syria border. >> a desperate father, he managed to reach the southern turkish city, one of many seeking medical help. his daughter was injured during fighting in the syrian border town of kobane. she is among dozens of civilians who were killed and injured when isil attacked the town thursday. the survivors are still in shock. he says he saw isil fighters randomly killing civilians in the streets. >> we heard gunshots at 5:00 a.m. we went to the street and show people on the ground shot and killed, bodies and blood everywhere. my father was shot. we kept moving from street as to street to escape. >> others remained trapped.
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residents are still searching for loved ones, not knowing if they are alive or dead. kurdish officials say an unknown number of isil snipers have taken positions in high rise buildings and taken civilians hostage and using them as human shields. >> my brother's family had to lock themselves inside their homes. they can't go out because of the snipers. i have been speaking to them. isil has laid siege to neighborhoods. >> kobane is on turkey's border with syria. the border crossing has been closed for months and remains shut. turkish border guards are only allowing the wounded to enter because of the continuing fighting. >> violence returned to kobane. isil was forced to leave the town after months of fighting with kurdish forces, who were supported by j led coalition airstrikes. five months later isil came back. >> if isil fighters wanted to terrify the people of the town, they succeeded.
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>> they entered the city wearing the uniform of kurdish fighters. they set off explosions and killed many civilians. >> isil truck back after defeats at the hands of the kurds in northeastern syria. the kurds believe they will regain control of kobane. isil says intention may not be to capture the town but send the message that it can't be defeated. al jazeera on the turkish border. >> a coalition of more than 50 rebel groups in syria has launched an offensive to push government troops out of the southern city. activists say the syrian government has been dropping barrel bombs on the area. control of the city is split between government troops and rebels. dozens of people have reportedly been killed in the fighting. >> one of our cameramen have
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been killed in syria covering the attack. he worked with al jazeera since march of last year. his younger brother was killed two months ago in a barrel bomb by the syrian government. very sad news for us here at al jazeera and for all journalists trying to cover the conflict in syria. >> the u.n. special envoy to yemen is traveling to saudi arabia and yemen hoping to restart pause talks. he led talks in geneva last week endingion without an agreement. on the ground in yemen a hospital in the southern city of taiz has been hilt by shelling by houthi forces, as well as their allies. yemen's medical facilities are struggling as fighting continues. forces who are loyal to the exiled president adou rabbo mansour hadi are backed by
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airstrikes by the saudi-led coalition. >> two civilians were killed, 25 others injured in shelling in the southern city of aden. the u.n. says 21 million people now need human aid and that the country is close to famine. >> the latest talks on iran's nuclear program will start in vienna today before a deadline runs out in four days' time. the p5, the permanent members of the u.n. security council plus germany known as the p5 plus one want to curb iran's nuclear ambitions in exchange for easing sanctions. we have in that report from vienna. >> this is supposed to be the final stage of these talking about. we come to the crunch moment,
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you know that we are in lausanne just three months ago an interim deal then but still a lot to work on, diplomats saying by this stage were supposed to be working on the technical points. there is much more to do, key sticking points that need to be resolved, for example the issue of sanctions for iran, how quickly would they be lifted, how would that work, that has still not been finalized, in sevens to make sure iran doesn't cheat on a deal is still an area where they haven't come to agreement. in fact, the supreme leader of iran saying there's no way they could possibly have been inspections taking place on military sites. what's more, i'm told some bits of the deal done in lausanne on iranian enrichment, on plutonium at the plant some of the technical details of those that they thought had been agreed now the iranians are revisiting some
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of those. there is some worry about whether they are going to make this deadline at the end of the month. most believe we will go past the deadline. >> the vatican signed a treaty with palestinian calling for courageous decisions to end the conflict with israel, outlining aspects of the life and activity of the catholic church in palestine. the vatican hopes it can help a two-state solution become a reality. it first recognized palestine as a state in 2012. the pope traveled to the region last year. israel is dispointed and says it won't help the peace process. >> in south africa, a commission investigating the death of miners is recommending criminal investigation into police
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behavior. we have this report. >> a horrendous tragedy that has no place in a democracy those are the words of spring ken president jacob zuma describing the death of 34 striking miners almost three years ago. it's taken that long to determine who's responsible for their deaths. a commission of inquiry set up by zuma lays the blame at the feet of police who opened fire on the work e saying there was complete lack of command and control by police. >> the commission found that the police operation should not have taken place on the orders because of the defects in the
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plan. the commission has found that it would have been impossible to disarm and disperse the strikers without significant bloodshed on the afternoon of the 16 of august. >> the commission also wants the countries police chief investigated to determine if she's fit to hold office. one of the miners injured that day said he's lucky to be alive. he was shot eight times and says the investigation is not enough. >> what is important is that when you have wronged someone especially for taking a life, you need to confess and ask forgiveness. they do not want forgiveness or peace, they are still making our life miserable. >> her husband was killed. she continues to work at the
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mine to pay her bills but says the constant reminders of how her husband was killed has been unbearable. >> this is affecting our minds because we know it is police who caused these problems. when we look at the videos, it is clear that it is them who killed people. >> mine bosses and unions have not escaped criticism. the unions played a role in provoking unrest. they are preparing to make civil claims but know it will never bring their loved ones back. >> in nepal protestors are marching against rules that require both parents to be. they lease in order for their children to be given citizenship. foreign men who marry nepalese
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women will be denied citizenship. >> should mothers of nepal be able to pass on their citizenship to their children? these activists say yes but the constitution deal made by the major parties say no, which mean four mill people residing in nepal could end up stateless. citizenship document is needed to do everything, opening a bank account to getting a job. so far laws have allowed nepal fathers able to pass on the documents to their children. it was promised either parent could pass citizenship to their children.
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what does the new constitution do in terms of getting citizenship for your kids? >> the new constitution has clearly said that the father and mother must be nepali for citizenship. for people like us, raised my two daughters all by myself, i am not associated, i have not wanted to associate my name with any other person, because now for my children isn't considered as a human being to practice any human rights. she needs to produce citizenship. to produce citizenship she has to produce a ghost father who is not there anymore.
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at this rate, statelessness will be in institutionalized.>> protestors against the government in honduras are expected later on friday over alleged corruption in the country's health care system. officials are accused of stealing hundreds of millions of dollars, crippling the health service. we have this report from the
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capital. >> dying two years abdoctors say it was lung cancer, but her daughter said there was no conclusive test. her mother underwent chemotherapy treatment and died after a few sessions. >> it was medical negligence and malpractice on the part of social security. >> she blames the social security system for her mother's death, the same system that is at the center of a corruption scandal here. officials allegedly inflated costs, cut deals with vendors and made off with some $300 million leaving the system short of medicines and services. at least 11 women are reported to have died after taking faulty drugs. >> this is the hospital where her mother died. one out of every eight struggle to get the basic care they need. >> inside, long lines and only a
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little medicine. patience is wearing thin. >> we come from far away top get medicine. they don't have any. it's like they think we have nothing better to do with our time. we have to buy our own medicines. they gave me this prescription for my son and they don't even have it. lawyer victor hernandez is pressuring the government for more information on cases. >> this isn't isolated to the social security system. it's a criminal structure, also drained funds from other government institutions. >> the scandal has reached all the way to the highest levels of government. earlier this month thousands of protestors called on the president to resign after he admitted his campaign took donations from companies tied to the corruption allegations. the vice president of the country's congress has been charged with fraud.
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the army has taken over public hospitals while investigators build their case. both anti and pro government protestors are planning marches for friday. marches in a country marked by a coup were taking a stand often leading to violence. >> still to come on this news hour in sport mr. djokovic sends his female fans wild, but it's not his tennis game making them scream. >> challenge the way you look at the world.
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>> so the region in the southern philippines suffered from armed rebellion over 40 years now. tens of thousands of people have been killed, millions more have been displaced. in the time part of our series, we have a report on how an old tradition is giving women there a chance. >> they say there is more than war. it is home to one of the biggest indigenous tribes in the southern philippines, she has been a weaver all her life, a skill she learned from her ancestors. she i see raising four children on her own making less than 20 u.s. dollars a month. this is all right. life is not great but between chores and a small income, i am happy. we do the best we can.
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>> she is teaching her daughters to weave. >> it is a century's old tradition. it is one that is slowly dying out. not only because the skills are not taught to the younger generation but also because weavers lack the financial capacity to continue. >> a mat takes three months to make, the patterns created individually. no pattern is the same. made from pine apple, they are died using tree bark and herbs. >> the culture is slowly dying. materials are expensive. there are only a few weavers left and a few beers, as well. the fab fabrics are expensive. we are looking to market it and luckily have people within the industry. >> local merchants have been investing to keep the industry
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alive. the weaving is marketability but its value goes beyond money. weaving has become they are ref final, hoping their wounds to heal, the stories of their land revealed in their patterns. >> we all want to know what mr. djokovic has been up to. do tell us. >> peru through to the semifinals of the copa america for the second time in a row beating bolivia to set up a last encounter with chile. we have more. >> peru scored five goals in the last copa america but yet to net this time in chile. putting peru ahead in the 20th 20th minute of the quarter final, setting up for the second
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just three minutes later. a misplaced past from bolivia mid fielder allowed the flamingo forward to complete his hat trick midway through the second half. in the last few minutes a penalty. he scored the spot kick, but it was too late, as peru won the match 3-1. >> it's good for paulo and for us. it was logical as he goes through a process. he was away for sometime and now getting back to his best. he is succeeding. the possibility of scoring goals are bigger in the upcoming matches. >> we have to improve a lot right? we have to improve from our national league since a great number of our players come from it. we have to improve our
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infrastructure with that today the pitch was beautiful, very good but damaging for bolivian players. >> people celebrated in the streets. their team will now face host chile in the semis. >> the quarter final match happening in the copa later on friday with argentina facing colombia. argentina have only managed to score four goals so far. they are unbeaten in the tournament finishing top of group b. >> we don't have to be worried about what our rival is doing. unconcerned about the referees, because these are the people who dispense justice and each one decides how to play. what we need is for referees to do what they're supposed to do,
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regardless of who is playing regardless of anything. >> the first quarter finals of the women's world cup take place on friday the first match is a two time champion germany against france. later in the day playing the united states, it will be the first time they have met sense the americans beat the chinese in the final in 1999 in pasadena. >> china's very organized they've had a great tournament, scoring goals up top with their forwards. it's not going to be easy game. i haven't looked at one game being easy in this world cup and it hasn't been. >> nba and this year's draft has taken place timberwolves had the first pick and they chose. >> carl anthony town from the university of kentucky. >> he is a 6'11" and will be looking to help break the 11 year playoff drought.
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>> the dallas mavericks selected the first ever indian player drafted into the nba. >> the two time masters champion shot an eight under par 62 on thursday. he won the tournament back in 2010. he came close to eagle at the 18th hole. >> sri lanka remain in controlling of the second test against pakistan and colombo bold out for 138 and have begun day two without a player with a broken wrist. finishing day two at 304-9.
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>> the draw has taken place for next week's wimbledon championships, serena williams is the top seed. many stars let their hair down as theyty in london. williams looks to become the first player in 25 years to win all four majors in a season. >> while the ladies were getting all dressed up, world number one djokovic was doing the opposite, much to the delight of his female fans. performing a strip tease he went on to win this match. very naughty. >> i don't think i would want somebody's sweaty shirt. do stay with us here on al jazeera. i've got another full bulletin of news coming right away.
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an attack at a resort is tunisia kills at least 27 people. ♪ hello again, also to come on the program, 10 people are killed in kuwait as an explosion hits a mosque. france is on high alert after an attack at a chemical depot. we'll be live from the sight where a severed head was found. e.u