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this is al jazeera america, i'm del walters in new york with a look at the top stories, just say no. greek voters going to the polls and overwhelmingly rejecting the terms of the international bailout. >> we are not yet where we need to be on several of the most difficult issues marathon talks continue on iran's nuclear programme. the u.s. signals it's ready to walk away if hard choices are
not made chicago, eight people left dead all eyes on vancouver, where it's the u.s. versus japan in the final game of the world cup. we begin in greece where the people have spoken and for the most part the word is no. that national referendum more than 60% voting against accepting a bailout from the european union. it was decisive it was clear cut. the country's economy still as uncertain as ever. barnaby phillips begins our coverage from athens. >> this is an act of defiance people lining up warned it's a choice wean the euro and the
drachma. greeks saw it as a vote on austerity and a vote on what they persoef to be five years of ruin us policy bringing about an extraordinary economic contraction. but what happens next. alexis tsipras believes he'll go back into negotiations with european partners with a strengthened mandate, that he can bring up areas like debt relief. european government and it's no secret they hoped the referendum would result in the downfall of alexis tsipras and the government - syriza government, may see things differently. they'll be reluctant to talk about debt relief. they are answerable to their own parliament and don't forget there's a lot of bad blood and a lack of trust between this greek government and angela merkel and the other key players in international financial institutions
institutions. obvious the past few days the greek government said the other governments are trying to blackmail it it spoke about humiliation, but it has to come to an agreement quickly at a time when greek banks are close to collapse. >> niklas is a professor of economics at the stern school of business at n.y.u. joining us from san francisco. thank you for your time. the poll shows greece voted no by a large margin. if the numbers hold up what happens now? >> well now the situation has become much more difficult. the europeans would have liked a yes vote which will be an affirmation of greece's position in the euro. and then the negotiations would have been easier now with a no vote negotiations will be harder. as soon as the greek prime minister has promised in the campaign for the referendum that he will have a solution in
48 hours, after the result meaning tuesday even and i find it hard to believe there'll be a solution by tuesday evening. >> let me ask you this will in your opinion, the european central bank lend the country the money. if it doesn't happen what happens to the greek banks. >> if the e.c.b. doesn't give money, the banks will run out of money on monday. so monday morning, monday evening, i don't know when on monday but they'll run out of money. the 60 euros that the people get out of the atms will not be available. if that happens, it puts a tremendous pressure on the greek government to try to find to issue a new is it currency or i.o.u.s or some other way to make the economy move. that would be in fact a disaster for greece because it
brings greece one step closer to being out of the euro. a month from now, no one predicting a quick fix, but a month from now do you anticipate that greece will be part of the eurozone? >> well i think the probability is less than 50%. it's there. a probability that it will be part of the eurozone. it will depend on the negotiations of the next 2-3 days. to what extent mr alexis tsipras is willing to accept something like the deal he rejected a few days ago, and to what extent the europeans are willing to negotiate with him when he proved to be a non-credible negotiator. >> we are talking about an economy that by all estimates is about 2% of the eurozone why is it felt so strongly?
>> well the europeans have certain rules that apply to everybody. they cannot make a big exception for greece just because greece is a small country. if they give more money to greece, the other european countries will ask for the same. they'll break the rules, and if they break the rules a lot, then suddenly the european experiment of the euro will fall apart. so they are constrained by the adherence of the rules, and cannot treat greece too much as an exception. they will make some exception, but not too much of an exception. >> niklas a professor of nicks at the stern school of business at n.y.u. joining us from san francisco. thank you very much secretary of state john kerry saying that the u.s. will walk away from the nuclear talks with iran if it can't get a deal it likes. with two days to go kerry says
there's no guarantees. james bays is covering the talks and files this report from vienna. >> time is running out. that is the clear message from the u.s. secretary of state john kerry, who spoke to reporters after two sessions of negotiations with his iranian opposite number. >> we are not yet where we need to be on self of the most difficult issues, and the truth is while i completely agree with foreign minister mohammad javad zarif, that we have never been closer, at this point this negotiation could go either way. if hard choices get med in the next couple of days, and made quickly, we could get an agreement this week. if they are not made, we will not.
>> reporter: foreign ministers have been arriving in vienna, and are expected to stay until 7 july, the new deadline. what happens if they don't reach a deal by then? >> reporter: do you have a plan b? >> no. the rule is, i guess i said it also on other occasions, if you work on plan a, you stick to plan a. that deadline stays, the 7th. >> reporter: i'm told we got to the stage where all the sticking points can be laid out on one sheet of paper for the foreign ministers, some are technical, all requiring political decisions, and without the decisions there can be no deal. the u.s.-led coalition carrying out a number of attacks to stop i.s.i.l. moving military assets around syria. the targets were mainly vehicles and bridges.
10 were killed dozens injured in the attacks. in western syria, the syrian army backed by lebanese hezbollah fighters gained ground in the suburbs of damascus. human rights observers saying the government dropping barrel bombs on a city that is on a major supply route. more than 2,000 rebels and the al qaeda off shoot planted mines around the city. >> for many syrians the refugees resources are drying up. this year the u.n. world food program was forced to make cuts in its budget. meaning some will face starvation. nisrene met with a family in jordyn, struggling to but food on the table. >> reporter: most families have feasts during the muslim holy month of ramadan. this man worried what he'll feed his family when they break their fast. when they arrived in jordan a year ago, they were taken to a
camp. they couldn't stand living in the unforgiving desert and escaped. they life in a poor neighbourhood and don't receive assistance from u.n. agencies. >> i run away from the camp. there's no electricity, we had to walk for ages to get water. the shop is far away. i'm an old man, i couldn't walk to the shop without breaking down on the way. >> no u.n. assistance means fro -- no education for his daughters or health care. jamal is diabetics. his wife, with speech and hearing impairment has been forced to find work as a housemaid. >> i work so we can afford drinking water and buy our girls their needs. if my daughters get sick, how can i buy them medicine, i have to work. i wish we stayed in syria and died there. this life is too difficult. >> reporter: life in exile forced many families to forget dreams and aspirations and worry about things like getting food
to eat. during ramadan generous neighbours drop off a meal. on the days they don't, families have to manage on their own, and that means eating what is available. >> this is what they have in their kitchen. they never eat meet unless it's from their neighbours. the family says it's moments like these that make them feel there's some good in the world. the neighbours sent them a meal and relatives have come to share. with every passing year, the demand of syrians in exile are more basic. >> all we ask the world to look after syrian refugees, help them. there are so many like me, and those worse off. we need money to eat and drink, that's all. >> jamal never expected syria to become so ruined and doesn't expect it to go back to the way it was. for now they are living a
temporary life, not knowing how much worse it will get. u.s.-led coalition conducting a dozen air strikes against i.s.i.l. over the weekend. in iraq more than a dozen were killed in and around baghdad. attacks by the iraqi army on ramadi and fallujah killing 25, and killing more jane arraf has more from the capital. >> reporter: fighting has continued near fallujah and ramadi, appearing a pattern of iraqi air strikes, including banned barrel bombs, killing civilians. now, as iraq tries to dislodge i.s.i.l. from cities it is controlling, they are launching artillery and air strikes against the cities, but the problem is they appear to be in populated areas. one was in ramadi, near a
football pitch where young men gathered after midnight during ramadan. they were playing football and other games. the iraqi government says they were aiming at i.s.i.l. fighters. local forces on the grond say that there were members of i.s.i.l. in the area, but most of the young men were, in fact, civilians. it was a violent 4th of july in chicago. 7 killed 40 injured. roxana has been following the developments and joins us live. >> police say a 7-year-old boy was standing on a side walk when gun fire erupted around him. a police spokesman told me the boy was one of three people killed overnight. [ ♪♪ ] >> reporter: people across chicago this weekend celebrated america's independence. but for some the festivities ended in violence. 7-year-old amari brown was
playing outside just before midnight on saturday when a gunman appeared and started firing. the shots hit brown in the commest and wounded a -- chest and wounded a woman nearby. she survived he did not. >> relatives want the shooter to turn himself in. >> you may as well turn himself in. this 7-year-old did nothing for you. >> he was a clown man, like me. >> police say the boy's father was the target. >> his father is a ranking gang member with 45 arrests this is one of seven shootings, a reminder of violence seen in chicago over the same period last year when four people were shot to death, and 30 injured in shootings. back then schick's splits superintendent blamed gang violence and gunns. >> it comes down to gun, too
many coming in too little punishment going out. >> police packed cops into high violence areas. some neighbourhoods saw drops in violence others like the neighbourhood where brown was shot, saw it rise. people calling for the violence to end. >> until that happens, we'll be back out here next week on another corner filming the same things, from somebody else saying what i'm saying a local pastor is offering a reward for any information leading to the arrest of brown's shooter. >> not much to celebrate in the windy city. >> unfortunately not. >> there were more 4th of july weekend incidents in kentucky - two dead, three presumed dead after a boating accident there. it happened last night on the ohio river near louisville. they were on a pontoon that crashed into a bathroom. two drowned. four rescued.
police are searching for others in the boat but it's possible they were swept miles down the river. >> more than 20 were injured when a debt collapsed in north carolina two in critical condition. the injured were on the deck. early investigations find that the fasteners holding the deck together failed. david sweat, an inmate that survived on the run in new york state is back in prison. he was shot twice whilst recaptured last week. he was arrested from the hospital. he will not go back to the clinton correctional center. he and richard matt broke out. matt you may recall was shot and killed by police during the manhunt a showdown between the u.s. and japan is under way. coming up live to vancouver as the women's soccer team plays for the championship in the world cup. plus avoiding controversy, what n.a.s.c.a.r. is doing to disassociate itself with the battle over the confederate
tonight's race at the day toppa is getting under way, it's the first race in the south since urging fans not to display the controversial confederate flag after the shooting in south carolina. today many flags ignored n.a.s.c.a.r., openly displaying that banner andy gallagher looks at the controversy leading up to the race. >> reporter: in the an you wills of racing there are few places as historic as the daytona speedway instrumental in the race known as n.a.s.c.a.r. fans flocked for years. the sport overwhelmingly followed by white fans has an image crisis on its fantastic. officials asked fans to kiev
their confederate flags at home. >> i'm southern, i'm proud of my family and proud of being in the u.s. and having the freedom to display whatever flags i'm allowed to display. >> throughout the track others flew a flag seen as oppression and slavery. n.a.s.c.a.r. banned the flag but cannot stop fans displaying it. it's something that may seem uneasy the fan one that sport needs, he will not watch the race. >> where i live i deal with it all the time. it's something you adapted to and you move. if you be ignorant like them you have a bunch. ignorant people. >> officials are keen for people not to fly the confederate flag they started an change programme offering people free american flags. so far only a handful of people took them up on the offer. >> despite that official keen
to attract a diverse fan base continue to work with fans. any business looking to the the future. you have to look to the future. the key is to attend the sporting event. >> the confederate flag was ubiquitous, it's been on the decline. the symbol of pride has a place. >> when we come back marking 20 years from the massacre of the srebrenica we take an indepth look at the wounds that still exist. religious doctrine versus the government. how catholics in the u.s. are dealing with same-sex marriage.
but the president is boycotting their meeting, saying they are too busy campaigning for the july 15th elections, an unconstitutional bid spurring violence and murder. we have the story from the capital where the president's opponents fear for their lies. >> reporter: these men say their friend called out to them "please help me, they are killing me." from a distance they watched him stabbed, shot, set on fire by attackers they don't know. the witnesses are terrified of being recognised and killed if seen telling journalists what happened. their 28-year-old friend was an opposition activist. >> a lot of people are scared. after my friend was killed, many have to be careful. how can they stay when people are killed. >> the international community wants the president to delay the presidential election on july the 15th. he continues to campaign, his party denies targetting opposition members.
the president's spokesman says the election has to go ahead. >> we cannot go beyond what is provided by the constitution, because we might have the president-elect come 26 august, be sworn in on 26 august. >> reporter: the number of people killed on both sides is rising. sometimes opposition activists are targeted. other times it's pro-government supporters. african leaders are meeting again in tanzania, to find a way out of the crisis. >> some opposition leaders want a transitional government formed, until conditions are right on the ground for a free and fair election. they don't want the president to be part of it, something the ruling party will never accept. others say one man is to blame. >> the president must not come again. they can give another candidate. it's not only one man to take
country. >> reporter: people are watching their back. voting in the presidential election may go smoothly. it's what happens afterwards that is terrifying many. later we look at monuments now to the pitch, and in vancouver, team u.s.a. fighting it out on the soccer field, halfway through the deciding match for the women's world cup, up against japan who took the title in the last tournament four years ago. more than 50,000 fans are at the stadium watching who will be the next champion. allen schauffler is live in vancouver. what is the score? >> dell, it's been a wild night in vancouver, they threw out a soccer ball and it feels like a baseball game broke out. it's 5-2. most of that action game in the
first half of the first half. the u.s. scoring four times in the first 16 minutes of this game. absolutely unprecedented for a world cup final. remarkable. carley lloyd scoring in the third, the fifth and the 16th minutes. two 1-touch goals and a blast from the midfield line over the head from the japanese goalkeeper who strayed upfield. lauren halliday adding a goal in the 14th. japan has not quit. they bounced back this is a strong international side with a lot of heart. they have scored twice, it's 5-2 tobin health adding a fifth. it's a crazy night. >> did any pundit predict this? >> no, i didn't here anyone saying the u.s. would be up three goals with 20 minutes
though play. most said the u.s. was playing confidently, was due to break out and score more capitalize more. people said 3-1, 2-0, that kind of thing, scoring four goals in the first 16. i didn't hear a word of that before the game started. remarkable support, too, from the tens of thousands of american fans that came across the border to back this team in vancouver b.c. the scene in the streets, and in the pubs has been absolutely wild. just a star-spangled madness as the fans streamed across the border to support the team. the march to the match, thousands walking down robson street to the stadium was spectacular. singing, chanting waving flags, carrying huge pictures of their heroes, it was a remarkable scope. it's clear that that energy was felt by the american players on the field. as i say, completely
unprecedented in world cup final history for the women. it's been extraordinary. >> carley lloyd, a hat-trick. player of the tournament. >> yogi bear famously said it ain't over until it's over. was team u.s.a. more physically prepared than japan? >> i'm not sure whether it was a matter of being physically prepared. these are top-flight international squads. it's the end of a long tournament. the u.s. had an extra day to prepare for the final. they were mentally prepared. they were speaking that it was more confident. they liked where they were in terms of the way they were handling the ball and the pressure of a rematch with japan, and handling the question about wanting revenge for a loss four years ago they were more ready to step up embrace the moment, and in particular when
welcome back to al jazeera america, hear is a look at the top stories this hour - voters in greece celebrate after decisively rejecting the e.u.'s bailout offer. in a referendum held today, more than 60% opposing the terms of the deal it would have meant belt tightening and tax hikes to plan their next step. there are fears that greece would leave the eurozone. the u.s. is prepared to walk away if a deal cannot be
reached. there has been genuine progress in vienna. but adds some of the most difficult issues remain. tuesday is the deadline set by negotiators in vienna. >> it's sunday night, time for our look at the week ahead. this saturday marks 20 years since that genocide in screb nitsia. the massacre taking place in the boss nian war, more than 8,000 bosnian men and boys were killed as serbian forces tried to ethnically cleanse the area - all muslims. 20,000 civilians were forced to leave an area protected by the united nations. courtney kealy takes a look back at what happened. [ explosion ] >> reporter: the massacre of more than 8,000 men and boys in screb nitsia.
bosnian troops commanded by mel add itch over ran the area in july 1995. he and serbian and yugoslavian president miloso vic and radaa van were indicted for war crimes. 20 years ago the current u.s. ambassador to the u.n. was a journalist covering the conflict in the balkans. >> i was a 24-year-old reporter in bosnia when bosnian forces made their move on srebrenica. i did not expect bosnian forces to set out to exterminate all the bosnian men and boys in their custody. i was not alone in underestimating the events unfolding. >> on july 11th, 1995 mel add itch and forces came into force.
they separated women and children murdering thousands of men and boys. serbian tv broadcast footage. dead bodies. bosnian soldiers. also shown, muslim prisoners. the massacre of over 8,000 muslim men and boys the worst episode of mass murder in europe signs world war ii helped to galvanise the confidence of the community. >> for those that did not find their loved ones it's hardest for them. for mine my grandmother and others have their brazen plaques. i know where they are, i know they existed. it took place in the u.s. in december 1995. and brought the bosnian war to an end. >> it may appeal to all gathered here that the resolve by the horror of srebrenica be extended
to commemorating the past and do more to prevent genocide and mass atrocities in the present. >> reporter: 20 years later the wounds are raw and deep. as we mentioned, slobodan miloso vic was indicted. he never stood trial, dying in prison. radaa van carditch is facing the war crimes serbia asking not to adopt the revolution, referring to it as a genocide saying it will deepen ethnic divisions in bosnia. it was draft the by the u.k. to mark the anniversary and will be voted on. on saturday there will be a memorial to remember those kill. they'll be welcomed by the mayor of srebrenica and represent tints of the victims associations. bill clinton is expected to lead the u.s. delegation at the
ceremony. the washington d.c. bureau chief for al jazeera ball dance. -- balkans, and an attorney that witnessed the massacre as a child. what does it say about us that 20 years after the mass agger, some don't want to call it genocide. >> thank you for organising the programme to begin. i actually was - i'm from srebrenica, i was there when the wore broke out. my mum and sisters left in '92 and lived in refugee camps for three years and went back to bosnia. i was not in srebrenica at whole time. what does it say about us. this is a shame on international
communities that we cannot be together and call this genocide. what happened in srebrenica in july '95, the systematic murders that happened in the span of a few days that were premeditated deliberate murders, if we cannot call that by its rightful name as established by years of testimony and evidence and witnesses reliving the horrific event during the trials it's been established by icj and i c.t. y as jen side. the international community should respect the victims, and call it by the proper name genocide. we can begin a process of reconciliation. >> the fact that they are not calling it genocide it deepens the wounds and worsen it 20 years later? >> absolutely. not only does it deepen the wound, but revictimizes all the people that survived one way or
the other. by not calling what happened in july 1995 genocide by not acknowledging the pain and suffering of in an egregious way, this... - i would not want to say it's okay. but these are not random murders, these are systematic executions of 8,000 - over 8,000 men and boys in the span of a few days bulldozers coming in digging out mass graves for the burial of these bodies this - not calling it by genocide it doesn't recognise the weight and impact of the mass murders, and revictimizes people that live through it. and it basically tells them that their pain is not real. their suffering it not real and that the people that they have lost somehow were taken away by some random acts and that's
premeditated deliberate acts of systematic murder. >> i want you to listen to a sound bite by ban ki-moon. we are going to talk on the back end. take a listen. >> the united nations founded to prevent crimes from recurring, failed in its responsibilities to protect the lives of innocent civilians seeking protection from the conflict and violence around them. the u.n. secret air yacht, the security council, and member state share the blame. >> we are talking about this now from ban ki-moon. we could be saying the same thing about boko haram, the same thing about i.s.i.l. what does it mean now that we are still talking 20 years later? >> it's a lack of political will, first of all we didn't have a chance to put this on the table.
practically the u.n. is two tribunals, and war crime in the hague for war crimes committed in yugoslavia, and they recognise 2004 to boss niian general, that genocide was committed. and then in 2006, the international crime tribunal based in the hague did the same thing. misty upham never did that. that is an effective move from the united nations. it's nothing surprising for me. >> after the war i was in kosovo and met with children who survived a massacre. a girl with a long scar. they were kids now they are adults. do they feel a double sense of betrayal because the world is debating what happened 20 years ago when it knows what happened it doesn't want to call it what it is. >> absolutely absolutely. you are right.
they feel that people like a kid during the unbelievable crime. of course, people feel a betrayal and it's all over the region, especially people from srebrenica, and they couldn't find a solution any kind of justice for them all of these years, and they are expecting that the united nations does something in their behalf. i apologise in advance for mispronouncing your name but miloso vic died many of those charged with war crimes are awaiting trial, is it justice served or denied if 20 years after the crime there's not a verdict? >> i must admit that the trials are slow. but the srebrenica people are grateful that the trials are
happening. we have 14 war criminals that have been convicted. the trials are ongoing. there are many family members - there are many families who lost tens - hundreds of people from their families justice - for example, i lost 50 family members centring the srebrenica genocide. 255 from my village were lost during july 1995. a small village, not many people. it's a huge chunk of people missing. justice this that - in this - in an enormous crime is difficult to put the number of years that would be adequate to punish those who are responsible for these crimes. but at least through the trial,
a record can be established. history can be written properly so we do want the trials to proceed, we do want the people who are responsible to face their trials to actually hear the testimony of these witnesses. we want them to feel the pain. >> let me ask you this. do you want them to feel the pain financially. money talks. should there be compensation for the victim's families, if not, why not? >> again, i don't know how you could put a price on that. yes, there should be - i am all for the financial compensation. i would not want that to - i don't want us to debate how much would be adequate compensation for the victims. however, the debate should be that a lot of the families - a lot of the mothers, sisters, daughters, sons - they are left with absolutely no way of
needing them. bosnia is in dissa ray. we have a lot of people in financial ruin. that may help provide an education. but there is no way to put a price on the pain that they are suffering, and they are probe continuing to suffer for the rest of their lives. >> i want to close with you. we are talking 20 years after the massacre and you are in washington d.c. they are not talking about srebrenica, they are talking about i.s.i.l., about iraq and syria. does it bother you that they are not talking about it because there is that old saying that failure to heed history's warnings makes us doomed to repeat it. it appears they are raping it again. -- repeating it. >> right now it is a good
opportunity for bosnia to be a time in focus. u.s. congress is preparing additional resolution about massacre and genocide. they were doing it 10 years ago and right now. i'd like to say that all - to all people who are denying that something happened in srebrenica srebrenica, that the denial is the last stage of genocide. and, actually that's a document by gregory stanton, a former u.s. official and founder of the genocide organization. i think that is the big message for all people in bosnia serb and people in serbia that deny that genocide was committed. it was committed, and the united nations and especially the u.s. government - they have documents about that. >> the washington d.c. bureau
chief for al jazeera balkans, thank you for being with us. and an attorney who witnessed the massacre the srebrenica, thank you for being with us as well. pope francis returning to his south roots. -- south american roots. mirjana lucic-baroni is in quooeto with more on the reception the pope received. >> there are thousands and thousands of people lining the streets, very excited, indeed hoping to get a glimpse of the pope. this is a very important visit. first of all he's coming to three of the poorest nations, in keeping with his determination to give priority to those that he says are on the periphery of power. the countries have a high indigenous population.
he wants to acknowledge them, and the people of the three countries are fatal to the catholic church. at a time when millions of catholics defected. also a lot of loyalty to the catholic church. they have remained members of the chump. ecuador has 79% of the people profess to be catholics, higher than in brazil for example, which was latin america's catholic country but is no longer. it's an exciting time fors him and his people who have not seen a poem for 30 years. >> 65,000 people from the seventh day adventist church are debating whether to ordain women. at issue what it means about ordain. whether different regions of the church can disagree. it's happening at a conference in san antonio, and they'll vote on the issue of women in the clergy on wins. the u.s. episcopal church
allowing clergy to perform same sex wedding. not all have endorsed the idea. to talk in general we are joined by father thomas reece. a senior analyst. you are a man of faith, how should people of faith record the ruling? >> well i think that there's a lot of different opinions among the christian churches about this. many evangelical groups are concerned about this. feel that the - that homosexuality is against god's law, and should be against the civil law. on the ordinary hand we have many main line progressive churches that are starting to have weddings between homosexual
couples. >> from a religious standpoint... >> my personal view is that this is not something that we as christians, have to be all that concerned about. we should follow our own safe traditions on how to deal with this and how civil society deals with this is a different issue. something can be legal that christians don't like. at the same time we are free under the constitution to practice our faith as we see it. >> let me ask the question this way. how do the faithful square the adam and eve argument against adam and steve. with faith as a backdrop judge yet not be judged. how do they square the two pillars of faith. >> well many in the christian communities, look to the bible and see that homosexual activity is condemned by the bible and, therefore, it's against god's
law, and that settleses the question. others in the christian community look at the script tours and say there's a lot of things that are historically based and culturally determined by the time when they were written. and when you look at homosexuality today, they would argue that if this is the way god made people who are we to decide that they can't be - kapt follow their inclinations. who are we to say that god makes junk. who are we to say that we should not do this. this is controversial issue within the christian communities about which there's no consensus. >> it's a huge debate politically. earlier on "face the nation", brendan santi said this.
-- rick santorum said this... >> there's an all the on religious liberty, the court said churches you can teach what you want but didn't say you are allowed to practice what you want. it's an infringement on the foundational right that we have which is the first amendment, and third, that it's really a further erosion of this founding - foundational building block of society, the nuclear family. >> not one republican candidate is lining up behind the skoahedize ruling. who is right - republicans and democrats, and is it an assault on the church? >> he's correct in saying the churches are free to teach what he want. the churches have freedom of religion. he's wrong saying they are not free to pr. there's no one that believes ministers will be forced to
perform same-sex marriage. this is protect. their freedom it protected by the first amendment. when it comes to the question, we believe families are the foundation of society. >> when you say family does that mean a mother and father or mother and mother or father and father. >> at one time i lived in new york, and we had apartment buildings in new york filled with unmarried couples, heterosexual and homosexual. will it underline marriage and civilisation if the homosexuals get married? >> that may be a witness to the hetero sexuals, that may be they ought to get married. i think the homosexual community is acting traditionally in embracing marriage and wanting to embrace it and not to attack it. this is, again, is very controversial within the christian community today.
some of the world's exotic and iconic sites are threatened. the u.n. is working hard to save them. >> the sites in south-west china, green mountains dotted with old fortresses and palaces. more than 500 years olds they have been recognised as culturally significant by the u.n. heritage body. a region in south korea has been given u.n.e.s.c.o. status. old city walls and administrative buildings from an early kingdom.
>> they established ties with china, japan and east asia across the sea. the kingdom enjoyed a glamorous, superior culture and can be shared with the world and be recognised internationally. >> singapore's botanical were given u.n.e.s.c.o. status. >> it's a special place. >> reporter: in europe, the vineyards champagne and burgundy were recognised as important site, producing famous and drinkable exports from france. achieving u.n.e.s.c.o. world heritage status is not just global recognition, it's supposed to give better protection to important landmarks. recently the world's ability to do that has been questioned. i.s.i.l. fighters seized palm palmyra and syria, starting a
campaign of destruction. blowing up monuments more than 2,000 years old. around 50 other u.n.e.s.c.o. sites are designated as endangered. among them three in yemen, including an old city, bombed by a saudi-led coalition. drewing to defeat houthi rebels. and the home of the rare mountain gorilla, it's listed as endangered because of poaching and environmental pressures. getting recognised by the u.n. body usually brings tourism. it is criticized at detrimental to some survival. u.n.e.s.c.o. argues by honouring the greatest monuments helps to create peace and understanding. and we are going to take a look at the top story, the greek referendum, and how it laid out on social media. youth in greek were expected to favour the no photo. many posted images holding signs
and writing the word no. and received sport from greeks abroad. social media was used to promote both sides, some taking pictures of ads on the streets of athens and other cities. [ chanting ] and once those results came in many of the no voters celebrating in the square where thousands gathered waving flags and chanting "no." no to our photo shot of the day. a moment of saying yes to no. a photographer capturing this image in athens this evening. people reacting to word that greece rejected the e.u.'s bail out offer. more than 60% of ballots were against it. finally, the u.s. beating japan in vancouver canada. the final score 5-2. carley lloyd scoring a hat-trick - three goals. the united states is the only country in the world to celebrate three world cup wins.
thank you for joining us. i'm del walters in new york. i'll be back with another hour of news. stay tuned. "faultlines" is next. >> it's friday afternoon in the rio grande valley in texas. >> abortion is one of the most common medical procedures for women around the world. >> two friends are reading a manual on how to give yourself an abortion. >> and then i asked you for sure like how pregnant you are. >> for sure right now, i'm seven weeks. >> that's good because once you get to 12 weeks, it's like riskier. >> they wouldn't let us film their faces because here, like in most states, what they are about to do could be considered illegal.