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>> hello and welcome to the news hour whether i have from doha. we have the top world news stories. greeks vote in a crucial referendum that could decide their economic future and their place within europe. >> calling the genocide a lie ahead of the 20th anniversary of the slaughter.
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>> the iraq army prepares a new offensive. >> chile win south america's top prize. a penalty shot to argentina giving them their first ever major title. >> it's a crucial day for greeks voting either yes or no in a wrench did you to decide their economic future. alexis tsipras and his finance minister urge a no vote. what's the vote actually about? now, it will be decide whether or not greeks accept international creditors tough proposals for more austerity measures in exchange for much needed rescue loans to pay off its huge debt and avoid a
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banking collapse. >> the european commission, the creditors along with the international mop tear fund wants taxes raised and spending slashed to meet debt obligation. that debt stands at 340 billion euros. the creditors were accused of fear mongering. it was described as a form of terrorism. e.u. leaders warned greeks that a no vote could mean crashing out of the euro zone altogether. voters are divided. let's hear from our correspondent, jonah hall up athens. >> from the country that gave the world democracy comes a referendum that may mean the world to greece.
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>> we cannot to continue with these rules. >> i don't agree, i want to be in europe. >> ok, ok. >> it is a simple yes or no that has set greeks apart between those who fear losing what they've got and those who feel they have nothing left to give. >> on the face, it is just a vote on the terms of the new bailout for greece, yes we're prepared to accept the terms or no we think we should go on negotiating trying for a better deal. it harmly seems like a matter of life or death. >> for some, it is a defining moment. >> this is our only chance to give an out to europe, to say n to the bail yachts, no country disappeared because of bankruptcy.
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we're not afraid to vote no, to germany and no to merkel. >> a decisive no is what prime minister alexis tsipras was hoping for when he called this referendum just one week ago. he and his finance minute at her believe a greek n. will strengthen their hand in demanding a new deal from the creditors to ease the debt burden greece cannot afford to bear. >> the greek people send a message of deciding in it and decisiveness, the message that it has a choice in its hands. >> what is the choice? in berlin, frankfurt and washington, the vote is southeastern add an in-out referendum on the euro. >> what i don't understand and our government has not been clear about it, it has to do with saying yes or no to the euro or anything like that.
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>> we belong with europe. we need europe and europe need us. >> all for one and one for all the words in childish paint strokes at a school house polling station. instead, greece finds itself divided and alone. al jazeera athens. >> let's go live to another of our correspondents in athens, john. john, i'm thinking back six months ago to the general election which brought alexis tsipras and his anti austerity to power with 36% of the vote. would it be fair to assume that those who voted for this government will now vote no in today's referendum? >> >> i think some voters will go over to the yes vote, but on the whole, if you take the dynamics of that election that you mentioned in january all of the anti austerity parties put
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together garnered more than 52% of the vote, and that, if dynamics are unchanged ought to give them the majority also today. of course, the opposition, the pro austerity group of parties the socialists, conservatives and the river who then in january garnered about 38% put together are hoping that all of the events of the first two weeks, the bank closures, the cliffhanger negotiations in brussels, the week before last, will have frightened people enough to bring them back into the austerity camp. don't forget, freese's creditors have been bullying them with a threat of the exit from the euro. i think they're not aware that in this population, that's likely to have a reverse psychology effect. it's difficult to say what all the most recent statements and events are going to do to the anti austerity dynamic built up over the years and that express
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themselves in january. i would say that it is really unchanged. it is there. my own -- i think my own conclusion is that the anti austerity voter is still in the majority here in greece and don't forget, as recently as 10 days ago syriza had a 37% rating, if anything that has risen. >> what is likely to happen first thing monday morning start of the business week? >> if prime minister alexis tsipras is taken at his word, he will have a document in his hand that everyone has agreed to around the negotiating table so what one would expect is that sunday night or monday morning he will hop on his plane and go to brussels and start talking about the document he rejected
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last weekend hoping to improve it if only mar january ally. they did hold out one or two sweeteners for him. he discovered them after he came back andrade the referendum and was told for instance that hotels would no longer be charged 23% and creditors back to 13%. these details aside i think broadly what we're looking at is what the greek voters have been given in the referendum. that's roughly the package. let's hope mr. tsipras puts them back without too much austerity pain. if not the banks will fall through, the state finances will fall through this country will default on all the debt and
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greece will be headed to a very difficult period at least for the 30 term an historic day in greece. barnaby phillips is another correspondent covering this momentous occasion in greek history for yours and he's been at a polling booth in the capitol, athens. >> it's a polling station in the center of athens, greeks finding out where they should vote. they've got lots of practice voting in general elections but for most people, this will be the first referendum. there hasn't been one in this country for 41 years since greeks voted to abolish the monarchy. many tell us the splits from the 20r. 20th century dating back to a civil war and years of military dictatorship seem very relevant today that their society is polarized in such a way they have not seen for decades. when greece entered the european union, entered the euro zone, it
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was meant to put all those divisions behind it. it was meant to be forging a better, more prosperous future. >> it hasn't turned out that way and greeks have a monumentous decision to make today. it could define this countries legacy for many years to come and the result will reverberate around europe. >> there have been marches in solidarity of those in greece suffering austerity and other european countries that found themselves in similar position where in spain protestors are taking to the streets for a no vote. this is madrid. spain like greece is suffering staggering unemployment rate, though the economy slightly beginning to recover. local elections earlier this year saw a resurgence of leftwing antiausterity parties. in portugal, people have been on the streets in support of the no vote.
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portugal like greece and spain and side all needed an international bailout. in portuguese case it was 2011 to avoid bankruptcy and they have to implement tough spending cuts. >> i'm here to show solidarity with the greeks for having the courage that we didn't have. i hope -- well i don't hope anymore, maybe we'll never have it, but it's important to have courage, because if it's not recognized at an international level, it will never have the strength to make us win. >> to other news, a bosnia certain leader described genocide as a lie. he was speaking in the run up to the 20th anniversary of the massacre that was the worst in europe since world war ii. certain forces murdered 8,000 muslim men and boys in what was supposed to be a u.n. protected enclave in july, 1995. we have this report.
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>> speaking as a commemoration service, the serbs killed during bosnia civil war, he said the killing of muslims in 1995 was not a genocide. it's an opinion rejected by the international community, as well as by the families of victim and the survivors of the massacre. for 20 years, she has searched for the remains of her son. the last she heard of her 26-year-old is he was wounded by a land mine when he was escaping serbian forces. >> it's a long period of time especially for someone still searching. each year, i thought this july 11 i will bury him. i thought the same the next year and the year after that. it's been 20 years now and i still haven't buried him. >> a u.n. protect the muslim found in bosnia was surrounded by serbian forces throughout the
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war between 1992-1995. certain troops invaded the town on july 11 1995, forces thousands of bosnian muslims to leave. united peacekeepers looked on add thousands of men were separated from their women and children and murdered. he was he dated for his part in what became the worst atrocity in europe since the second world war. recently hundred business of bodies have been identified using d.n.a. evidence, louing some relatives to grieve properly. many remain unidentified. >> i'd be satisfied if i found a single bone, so that i could bury him at the place i keep reserved for him next to my husband. >> during this week's commemorations, the newly identified remains of 136 people killed will be buried. for the families and for the
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genocide survivors it will be another powerful moment. she can only wait and hope that one day she'll bury her son. al jazeera. >> lots more to come on this news hour, including monuments that have made it to this year's list of world heritage sites. plus. >> i'm in ecuador the first stop of pope francis's week long tour of spanish speaking south america where millions of catholics have abandoned the church. >> a new star lives at the l.a. gal action see. we'll hear what steven gerrard has to say about his major league move. >> in nigeria, a woman has blown herself up in a church, killing five other people. it happened in the largest city
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in the state. it's the latest in a string of bombings and shootings blamed on the armed r. armed group boko haram. dozens of civilians have been killed in iraqi government airstrikes in are a maddy. airstrikes hit a football field where a group of young people were plank the game. rimadi is the capitol of anbar province, which isil took control of at the end of may. we can go live to our correspondent, jane. it does sound like the iraqi government is trying to retake anbar province, launch ago major offensive. >> it's certainly the start of what appears to be an offensive but has been long-coming and it will be a long, drawn out
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affair. it is an indication of how complicated this is, this fierce battle being played out not far from here in areas under isil control. anbar is iraq's biggest province, all the way up to the syrian border. what we've seen over the past 24 hours are increasing attacks by isil against iraqi security forces. there were multiple suicide bombings according to security forces attempts by suicide bombs in vehicles and strapped as explosive vests to fighters near dams. attacks also in other places, as well, very fierce fighting going on in many parts of this province that is very hotly contested. >> has the iraqi government enough decided on a strategy?
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because it's been i got have said dithering hesitating how to fight the force for this problematic province. >> absolutely. it has been pulled in a few directions. we have tomorrow that this isn't a fight that the iraqi security forces have been capable of fighting on their own. they turned to partners. one of iranian backed groups, former militias now under the command of the iraqi government. they play a very controversial role particularly in the sunni majority province of anbar. there's also the u.s. and other coalition partners. the previous strategy had been to go in and retake mosul the isil stronghold taken in june last year by the group but that has been rethought. it looks as if the next major battle will be anbar. as we've seen over and over, these are cities that are controlled by isil, but still
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full of civilians civilians who even if they wanted to would have nowhere to go once they three. we are seeing increasing attacks by the iraqi government hitting civilians, because these are very populated places. it's a very difficult strategy, it has to be agreed with all of the partners in this very strange coalition that the iraqi government finds itself in. that coordination doesn't appear to have happened yet. >> thank you very much. jane live from baghdad. >> the u.s. coalition said it's hit syrian islamic state of iraq and the levant stronghold in one of the largest engagements so far. the casualties from the attacks which targeted raqqa, 16 strikes on saturday blocked key supply
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routes to restrict the movement of isil fighters. >> syrian forces and their lebanese ally hezbollah say they've stormed the rebel held city. hezbollah media said they captured some parts in the west of the city. activists say the government is also hitting the city with barrel bombs. the offensive began on saturday in a bid to cut off a main supply route for the al-qaeda linked nusra front. >> it's the holy month of ramadan, which for many means fasting during the day and enjoying a special meal with family and friends in the evening, but for the more than 700,000 syrians who are refugees in jordan, there's little to envoy, many are struggling to find enough food to break their fast. we have this report from the jar daneian capital amman.
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>> he worries every day what he's going to feed his family when they break their fast at sunset. when they arrived in jordan a year ago, they were taken to the camp but couldn't stand living in the desert and escaped that. they now live in a poor neighborhood and don't receive any assistance from u.n. agencies. >> i ran away from the camp because there's no electricity and we had to walk for age to say get water and carry it back to the shelter. the shop is also far away. i'm an old man, i couldn't walk to the shop without breaking down on the way. >> there is no education for his daughters, nor attempt care. he is diabetic and goes without his pills. his wife who has speech and hearing impairment has been forced to find work as a house maid. >> i work to as he can buy drinking water. if my girls get sick, how can i
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buy them medicine? i wish we'd stayed in syria and died there because this life is too difficult. >> life in exile has forced many families to forget their dreams and aspirations to worry about essential things, getting food to eat. >> sometimes a meal is dropped off for them, but if not they eat on their own. >> they never eat meat unless it's from the neighbors. it's moments like these which make them feel there is still good in the world. their neighbors have sent them a meal and their neighbors come to share. every year, the feast seems to become more basic. >> we ask the world to look at syrian refugees, help them a little.
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there are many look us and many worse off. we just need money to eat and drink, that's all. >> he never expected syria to become so ruined and doesn't expect it to go back to the way it was. they are just living a temporary life here, not knowing how much worse it's going to get. >> foreign ministers from the major world powers negotiating with iran on the iranian nuclear program be due to head back to the austrian capital. one of tehran's senior negotiators is saying that the final agreement will have three phases. >> the first phase will be the day when we collectively draw up a deal, which will be announced and the unit nations security council will issue a resolution on that day. we will wait for procedures to be carried out. when these countries say they're
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ready, it would be the day of agreement. when that day comes sanctions should be lifted and iran would begin to implement its commitments. >> james bays is in vienna following every twist and turn of these talks. we're getting a little bit more detail as to what a comprehensive agreement would look like. some suggestion that there is agreement, is there on the phasing of the lifting of sanctions? >> i don't think there's agreement yet. there is a draft of an agreement by that the experts the political directors meeting literally around the clock with intense negotiations going on. we've got to the stage again when the foreign ministers are about to come back here. yes, the u.s. secretary of state john kerry and the iranian foreign minister have been here all along with all the other foreign ministers left, they are coming back slowly on sunday and
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some on monday in order to look at things. they are trying to put the remaining sticking points that need political decisions on one page, as to the foreign ministers can look at it and say yes, we agree or no, we don't agree. on that specific issue of the timing of everything, there does seem to be a proposal on the table. the idea is to make everything simultaneous. they will come up with some sort of deal here and deal will suggest that there is a date, a date on which all of the sanctions were lifted on iran, but by the same time by that date iran will have fully complied with everything it is being asked to do in terms of dismantling parts of its nuclear program. >> we've talked about deadlines being june 30 now another deadline of july 9, i believe. now, this is a real deadline that they do have to produce something before, in order to insure the survivability of whatever agreement they come up
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with. >> absolutely. there are actually more than one deadline out there. it does get confusing. the current deadline is july 7, because that's what they extended the interim deal to when they couldn't get a deal by june 30. july 7 isn't as important as the end of july 8th and into july 9th that's because of the deal that the administration, the u.s. administration did with congress. if it goes past july 9, congress gets a review period of two months. if it's before july 9, congress only gets one month to look at this and nobody wants the longer period of two months, because the deal could unravel. i would say they are pretty close, but still some sticking points for those foreign ministers to deal with. we pick up bits and pieces from officials all the time, but we're going to get a public statement in about an hour from the u.s. secretary of state john kerry. we'll be watching that very
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closely. >> james, thank you very much, james bays, our diplomatic editor there. >> following every twist and turn as they say of that negotiation taking operation with the iranians. meanwhile, the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu criticized any deal that could come out in the negotiations between iran and the p5 plus one. >> >> the deal being formulated will -- send hundreds of billions of dollars that -- this is a bad deal. >> live now to paul brennan our correspondent in west jerusalem paul, it seems as though benjamin netanyahu is continuing to make this prospective deal a centerpiece of his policy. >> i think it's really important
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to remember that although the p5 plus one are sitting around the table are party to those talks in vienna, there is a very interested party regional player here, israeli. israeli has kept up the pressure for many months, years now because they simply do not trust iran to maintain and abide by whatever is or can be agreed in vienna. today is a weekly cabinet meeting chaired by benjamin netanyahu. in those comments, we played a clip just there but he also said it seems clear that the nuclear talks in iran have yielded a collapse, not a breakthrough the major powers concessions are increasing. the collapse in his mind being the collapse of the red lines that the coalition partners in those talks had actually set up in advance of going into them. he's repeatedly compared iran getting the bomb as being worse in his perception to the deal
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which was done with north korea which led to north korea getting its nuclear arsenal. in many ways, it's not new stuff from israeli but although the israelis are aware that a deal is frankly almost impossible to avoid now they're keen to make sure that they continue to put hard pressure on the p5 plus one, so that the deal which is likely to be done is as beneficial to israel as it possibly can be. >> paul, do we know how much resonance in this vilification of the prospective deal in vienna has with the israeli people? >> well, from the israeli public's point of view, there's an impression that the hyperbole that benjamin netanyahu has been engaged in over recent months is starting to causes them to glaze over frankly. economic issues are far more important to the average israeli, and the more tangible
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threat from hezbollah and hamas in gaza certainly seem to resonate more with the average israeli than the threat from iran. that's not to say that the message isn't getting through and certainly the newspapers and the media here are wall to wall with the coverage of the issues which are on going in vienna and the possible deal that might be struck in the coming days. >> paul brennan live in west jerusalem, thank you very much indeed. >> time to cross over to ever to know and find out what's going on in the world of weather. >> japan's been seeing heavy rain for the last few days, it seems like weeks. it's been raining for absolutely ages. you take a look at the line of clouds, stuck in a similar area for quite some time. it's pulsating west to east.
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124 millimeters of rain in 24 hours to the south of toke i can't. further north this is just around the east of tokyo tokyo bay, really heavy rainfall caused widespread flooding and 10,000 people were advised to leave their homes by the local authorities as a result of these massive downpours. you can see how heavy the rain is there people desperately trying to get out of the way but maybe go with the showers longer rain through monday, trying to go south which doesn't succeed. you can see how it's still pulling out to into the pacific. it's been active across the pacific. the raft of storms swirling away across many areas here, a little tropical cyclone to the south and lots of storms still running away. >> thank you very much indeed. still to come on this news hour, find out about australia and
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what it's doing to prevent extinction of animals that are unique to it. >> i'm at daytona speedway, the home of nascar racing where fans have been asked to not display the confederate flag. many people are ignoring that, and we'll tell you why. >> women's football has increased in popularity over recent years but still lags far behind the men's game and in vancouver, home to the women's world cup final. that story coming up.
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>> hello again these are our top stories. >> the greek prime minister and finance minister cast their votes in a referendum on that international bailout proposals. alexis tsipras has been urging a no volt for the cutbacks demanded by creditors in exchange for more financial support. >> dozens of civilians have been killed in iraqi government airstrikes in rimadi. airstrikes hit a football field where young people were playing. it is the capital of anbar province which isil took control of at the end of may. >> the leader of bosnian serbs have called the genocide a lie. around 8,000 men and boys were murdered after bosnian certain forces stormed the u.n. protected area. >> now to our money story the
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dramatic events taking place in greece. the greek referendum today people have been voting all day. what happens next? now if greeks vote no on the bailout terms, prime minister alexis tsipras stays in government, and he can resume talks with the cores for a better bailout deal. if the creditors agree to what's discussed in those talks, a new bailout will with new funding come into place but if the creditors disagree, greece might end up not repaying its loan to the european central bank which could lead to a euro exit. if greeks volt yes in this referendum mr. tsipras hinted that he would step down as would his finance minister. so either a costly snap election would then follow or a national interim unity government could be formed. let's go live to athens.
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we can speak to a journalist and syriza campaigner. what do you think the result is likely to be? >> according to initial polls we can not have a definite result until 9:00. >> fine, i realize that and opinion polls are not being conducted, or exit polls are not being conducted. what if you and the people who are voting no are successful, what do you see happening first thing monday morning. do you believe alexis tsipras will be able to resume negotiations with the creditors again or do you think they'll have to start again from scratch? >> >> the whole idea and whole
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thinking have to do with making a stronger monday by the people for the greek government to be able to negotiate better terms for the greek people. to be able to negotiate to ensure the greek people's dignity, to ensure that we will have some sort of social state that we will have open schools open hospitals and things like that and we will be able to have some sort of growth without destroying completely the environment and lives of the people. >> i understand that you had five years of real difficulties in terms of the quality of life for so many greeks, but do you recall believe that the creditors are actually interested in keeping hold of greece or do you think they might set you free, cut you loose if there's a no vote?
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>> i don't think they will cut us loose. it will be the end of the european project in total if they cut us loose. i don't think that the european legislation allows them to cut us loose. i think that if we believe if we still believe in european principles, in solidarity, in democrats and in the foundations of the european union then a workable solution for everyone can be found and especially having in mind that the greek people have suffered a lot the past five years. >> indeed, but the other countries who have been forced into bailout situations, portuguese spanish irish they've swallowed the bitter medicine haven't they and they're watching closely and countries are anxious not to show particular preference to the greeks.
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>> the thing with greece and i would argue the same for other countries that you argue about but with the greeks, the medicine failed, austerity failed. the debt is unsustainable. everyone has admitted among them, nobel prize winning economists intellectuals only the technocrats in brussels do not accept that the bailout program failed. in greece, there is nothing more to cut. there is nothing else. we have nothing else. >> ok, thank you very much. talking to us live from athens. thank you. >> now to the u.s. where the democratic presidential hopeful hillary clinton accused china of hacking and stealing u.s. government information. the former secretary of state
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was speaking at a campaign event. >> they are also trying to hack into everything that doesn't move in america stealing commercial secrets blueprints from defense contractors stealing huge amounts of government information, all looking for an advantage. make no mistake they know they're in a competition and they're going to do everything they can to win it. >> there are more calls for americans to stop displaying the can flag after nine members of a black church were shot in south carolina last month. investigators have found on line photos of the alleged gunman holding the flag, which for money represents racism and hatred. andy gallagher report now from daytona speedway in florida where nascar racing fans are feeling the pressure to ditch the flag. >> in the annals of racing, there are few places as historic as the daytona international
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speedway. it was instrumental for the formation of nascar. this year, the sport overwhelmingly followed by white fans has an image crise on its hands. officials asked people like long time nascar fan richard thompson to leave their confederate flags at home. >> i'm southern. i'm proud of my family and i'm proud of being in the u.s. and having the freedom to display whatever flag i'm allowed to display. >> also flying a flag increasingly seen as oppression and savey nascar banned the flag from official materials a decade ago but can't ban fans from displaying it. >> he won't be watching the race. >> i deal with it all the time. i mean, it's just something that you adopted to and keep on
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moving. if you be ignorant like them, then you just have a bunch of ignorant people. >> for people not to fly the confederate flag, they offered people free american flags but so far only a handful of people have taken them up on the offer. >> officials will continue to work with fans in the years ahead. >> any business, any company wants to look at the future, policies changes in the future, we have to look at the future. the key at the end of the day we want people to attend nascar sporting events and have a good time and be comfortable doing it. >> in recent years the flag's been on the decline but for many, the so-called symbol of southern pride will always have a place. >> more than a million people in ecuador are expected to gather
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when the pope visits. he is touring three countries. political tensions are high in ecuador where thousand us have been protesting and calling for the president to resign. after ecuador the pontiff will go to privilege i can't and paraguay. >> the catholic church has lost popularity in many parts of latin america. sexual abuse scandals and the pope's attempts at reform have made it hard for some to believe in his leadership and the church. we have this report. >> it looks innocent enough, but everyone knows that inside this church in sanity i can't go, perverse things happened. they are told in detail in the forest. a film based on a chilean pedophile priest abuses scores of young men. it has been the top box office hit in chile.
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a once staunchly catholic country, where these days, the pews are more empty than full at mass. >> the church needs to recover its credibility. people have been left with the image of what had happened inside the church. we can't deny it. >> the pope is declaring a zero tolerance policies towards sexual abuse. for the man who was a victim, the church's treatment of pedestrian files is an insult. >> it's like for them, like a little spa. they have nuns that serve them, you know. >> the pope has also been widely praised, especially for his social agenda, his attempts to end corruption in the vatican
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and his more open-minded attitude towards homo suit, though not same-sex marriage. many want him to go further but others within the church hierarchy believe he's going too far. >> remember that the vatican as an organization continues to be mid-evil dating back three or four centuries. he wants to change that to the extent the christians say yes he's right opposition bill diminish, but obviously he has opposition. >> it's a tug of war between defending dogma and pressures to be instead with modern times. >> the stunning colonial center and centuries old churches of a testament to decisions to conquer souls in the new world. 500 years after missionaries cross the atlantic. pope francis is coming to his home continent to try to win them back with his reformist
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vision. al jazeera ecuador. >> much of the world's wildlife is being wiped out at an alarming rate. half the world's species could be extinct within 400 years. many species live in australia which is launching a new initiative to save them. >> australia has one of the most diverse animals on earth. 70% of the world's species live here. they have a special responsibility. 20% of its surviving mammals are threatened with extinction, 12% of its birds. at present rates says one expert, half of the world's species will be extinct in 400 years' time. >> for that diversity to come
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back will take 2 million years. in 2 million years, 10,000 times as many people as have ever lived will live. they're going to miss out on half of the diversity of the planet, because we, our generation and the generations around us have chosen to wipe out half the species on the planet. >> a charity is restoring former farmland to its original state before european settlers arrived. >> just a few decades ago that valley would have been full of animals like koalas, but are now pretty rare. >> not only into the colonialists chop town trees destroying the happen tats of native animals they brought with them invasive plants and aggressive animals cats were first brought over on ships. there are now thought to be millions of feral animals eating
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the animals. the original animals are the losers. the striped legless lizard is one at risk of extinction. 90% of its natural happen at that time is gone. >> it has a much friendly personality. it has ears, a very long tail that it will drop if it's threatened. it's related to geckos. it may look like a snake but it's lost its legs through time. >> this reserve may be big but australia is vast. there is a shortfall of reserved happen at that time in australia equivalent to an area bigger than france. al jazeera. >> time to catch up with the sports news. here's andy. >> chile's football team is celebrating their first ever title win.
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argentina's defeat coming a year after they lost in a world cup as well. we have this report from santiago. >> it was the copa america final most host fans wanted, and the host chile fashionate, focused, star players of their own, but they've never won the copa america never beaten argentina in a tournament. the national stadium was sold out. bars and restaurants across thee lay were packed with flail biting expectant fans. they should be playing well, better than many hoped no goals in the second half, either. then penalties. who can stand the pressure of penalties?
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chile star player alexis sanchez, that's who. of course chileans are celebrating. after 99 years and 44 copa america tournaments, they are belied with the way in which they won with plenty of spirit and team work and this current crop of players still one of the best teams never to win a
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we asked if anyone could name any players from the women's u.s. or japan teams.
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>> i really don't know. >> i don't know. >> not at all. >> could not even make an attempt at it. >> it's reaction like that that even have fifa officials admitting they need more. >> the marketing side, promotion side has not been doing enough. >> all these fans want to do is enjoy the women's beautiful game. al jazeera vancouver. >> saturday saw england claiming third place for their first ever win over the top ranked side germany. the winning goal coming in extra time. brought down in the penalty box there to seal a 1-0 victory. in contrast, the fed rated states of micronesia not having a good time of it.
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they just lost 38-0 to fiji which is a record for a word international win or defeat. >> l.a. galaxy fans had new players making an appearance. miss first game is set to be on july 17 against san jose. >> it feels great to be here. i'm excited and i can't wait to get my boots on and play in front of you guys and hopefully we can have some good times together and it can be a
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successful future. >> lewis hamilton has just won the grand prix. the defending champion had to negotiate wet weather in the final laps to finish ahead of his teammates and closest title rival. it is hamilton's third win in the grand prix. >> the most famous bridge in scotland is one of the latest sites to be given world heritage status. unesco has honored the fourth rail bridge and other landmarks word wide. erika wood has been taking a look. >> green mountains dotted with old fortressessancy palaces. they've been recognized at culturally and historically significant by the j's heritage body. the region of south korea has been given unesco status.
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>> ties established with countries enjoying the culture. now it can be shared with the world and be recognized internationally. >> singapore's botanical gardens were also given unesco status. in europe, the vine yards of burgundy were recognized at cultural sites. achieving the status isn't just for global recognition. it's also supposed to give better protection to important landmarks. recently, the ability to do that is questioned.
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palmyra was seeds by isil in syria where they blew up monuments more than 2,000 years old. around 50 other unesco sites are designated as endangered. among them are three in yemen including the old city in the capital which has been bombed by a saudi-led coalition trying to defeat houthi rebels. the home of the rare mountain gorilla, the national park in central africa he is listed as endangered because of poachers and environmental pressures. unesco argues honoring the greatest sites on the planet helps bring peace and cultural understanding. >> if you want to find out more about the latest sites to be added to unesco's list, you can
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>> i've been asked to keep my voice down cause we are so close to the isil position >> who is in charge, and are they going to be held to accout? >> but know we're following the research team into the fire >> they're learning how to practice democracy... >> ...just seen tear gas being thrown... >> ...glad sombody care about us man... >> several human workers were kidnapped... >> this is what's left of the hospital >> is a crime that's under reported... >> what do you think...
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>> we're making history right now... >> al jazeera america >> greeks vote in a crucial referendum that could decide their economic future and their place within europe. >> hello again you're with welcome to al jazeera live from doha. also to come. bosnia certain leader calls the genocide alive ahead of the 20th anniversary of the massacre. >> nowhere to go residents of rimadi fear they'll be caught in the crossfire as the iraqi military prepares a new offensive.


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