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escue archaeologic - we are trying to excavate as fast as possible. ♪ >> hello i'm felicity barr. this is the news hour live from london. coming up, five days to find a deal. the eurozone breaks up without a deal and time is running out for greece. >> to say it loud and clear the final deadline ends this week. >> songs of war an exclusive report on the rebel forces fighting to bring down the
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government. >> james adams. sam adams. lee christopher harris. >> plus, victims remembered. london marks the tenth anniversary of the 7/7 attacks. >> no sign of slowing down as williams with the 77th victory. >> hello eurozone leaders have finished their emergency summit in brussels on the greek debt crisis, but there is no deal yet. there will be a further summit of e.u. leaders on sunday in which they'll aim for a rescue plan for greece they have until thursday to present an
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application for emergency funding and long-term economic reform plan. german chancellor angela merkel said she wants greece to display their willingness to work with the eurozone members. >> i have to see to what extent the government is willing and ready to close this gap and the structural measures. this is certainly a challenge of a different nature than it was ten days ago. the situation with greece has not improved, not at all. how do we tell greece to table this in such a way i'm not able to say so at this point. otherwise i would not have said that we need to meet on sunday. but the greece prime minister promises a detailed plan. >> speaking after that meeting watt italian prime minister who said that he hopes that sunday's
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meet willing resolve the crisis. >> this could be the last meeting about greece. this could be the end. i think we have not only an emergency in greece, we have a very incredible problem throughout europe. this for me is priority. so now we must absolutely conclude the situation in greece. but the real challenge for everyone is a different idea of europe. >> a short time ago the head of european council gave this stark view of the situation. >> the stark reality is that we have only five days left to find the working agreement. until now i have avoided talking about deadlines, but tonight i
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have to say loud and clear that the final deadline ends this week. >> we'll take you where jackie rowlands is joining us, and jacky all the main players will give their views about this summit, but greece has to come out with a long-term plan by thursday. >> yes, it's been one of those days where there are hours of expectation where nothing happens and then all of a sudden a burst of activity late at night in brussels with heads of government coming out and making it clear they speak with solidarity as well as responsibility. they're hammering home that time really is running out and there are days left not weeks and no one knows how many days are
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left five, in fact two days in which to put forward a proposal and a plan, a and then until sunday for there to be this meeting with the european union to decide whether or not this plan is something that they could work with. interestingly it would be all 28 leaders who were invited that is beyond the eurozone countries. because there is at stake that goes beyond the eurozone. issues that effect the whole of europe. so clearly a tight timeline and tight deadlines and big decisions by a large number of people within a matter of days. it seems that we do have a deadline now for greece, and in fact, leaders are not excluding the president of the european
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council. he warned that the worst possible scenario is greece bankruptcy. >> that is a stark warning in deed. the about long-term economic reform plan that they want greece to come up with, and greece says, and we can see it, desperately needs some emergency funding to tide it over. >> yesyes, the entrepreneurial funding, cash do keep the banks operating. people will get money out of the cash machines, as well as public transport, power that sort of
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thing. the leaders are turning it around saying we want a long-term plan. yes, we can provide short-term injections to avert the catastrophe of social unrest. what they're log for are proposals still for longer term plan that would enable greece to stay within the euro, and look at days in which to deal with an economic tries. they would then look to see whether greece has proposals that would meet the cry fear i can't for short-term assistance under the european security mechanism. so long-term and short term, but leaders making it clear that they won't just look at short term. there has to be a long-term serious commitment as well.
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>> jacky in brussels, thank you. well the greek banks have closed and people are lining up outside of atms to get what cash they can. businesses are struggling to cope with an acute cash flow problem. >> christos looks at his ripening grapes. if they're not picked in september they'll be ruined, and so will he. right now he can't get money from the banks to pay his suppliers. >> time is precious. we need to make payments quickly. pretty soon the harvest starts and we need everything to happen. i hope that the solution happens very soon. >> wine is one of greece's oldest industries.
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cristos inherited his vineyard. the barrels come from france and these corks come from portugal. this shows why greece would face such a difficult time if it was kicked out of the eurozone. even a successful business like this one is heavily reliant on imports that would suddenly become much more expensive if greece leaves the single currency. the factory on the edge of athens. the machinery from the 1950s. it's-lovingly maintained and still works just fine. they make socks here just as his father did 60 years ago. but he, too is dangerously reliant on banks that have been closed for a week and a half now. >> last week i tried to send
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money abroad to buy raw materials. but it was not possible. so the raw materials never arrived. the market has been closed for a week. we have not received a single order, and we cannot pay back our debts or loans. >> the last five years have been difficult enough. he had already laid off 25 workers and cut production right back. but now he and all of greece's struggling industries are now in a dangerous situation. al jazeera barnaby phillips, athens. >> talks between six world towers and iran are at an historic nuclear deal have missed another deadline. diplomatic editor james bays is has more from those talks in vienna. >> face-to-face and trying to bridge the divide on the remaining difficult issues.
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there were smiles at the start of the first meeting go by the end of the second well after midnight the atmosphere was described as tense. this was supposed to be the final deadline. but because of the deadlock the e.u. foreign affairs chief said that there will be an extension which they're not setting a new date. >> we're continue to go negotiate for the next couple of days. we are ex-handing our deadline. and we're taking the time we need to finalize the agreement. >> russia's foreign ministers says there are eight items in the draft deal that need to be sorted. he and some of the other foreign ministers are leaving for now. >> there are a range of issues that whether are political discussions that need to be had and there will need to be some trade-offs.
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there will need to be difficult decisions made on both sides if we're going to get this done. >> u.s. secretary of state john kerry in the past said he's prepared to walk away from these negotiations, but it's clear that he's not ready to walk away yet even though they're not setting a new deadline the interim deal would have ex-tired and it's now been extended to july 10th. >> more than 20 people have been killed in two car attacks. an explosion near a mosque in the capital of sanaa. ten houthi fighters died in another attack in sanaa. the u.n. envoy continues to talk about peace talks. he said that 25 million people need some form of humanitarian aid.
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>> in week was supposed to bring peace to yemen. days in which peace would replace destruction, but the fighting has not stopped, and aid workers are more worried than ever before. >> this is beyond the scope of anyone if we don't stop it now. we have to have. >> it's hard to imagine a more dire situation. water, food, and fuel shortages are spreading more misery as malnutrition rates already high continue to rise. last week the u.n. declared yemen a level-three humanitarian crisis. the highest designation possible. now the agency has announced another milestone. at least 1500 civilians killed in the past three months of violence. >> we need mastiff massive aid.
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>> his trends so far has stopped neither the saudi led irstrikes nor the houthis. the fighting isn't limited to the capital and civilians keep getting caught in the cross fires. >> people don't have enough access to food nor to drugs. >> many thought that the hole month of ramadan would be an incentive to stop the violence. but with little over than a week to mark the end of the fasting there seems to be no end in sight to the suffering. >> well, peter mora, he said
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even before the conflict the situation in yemen was poor. >> yemen has been for many years a difficult place to operate because of the insecurity we've been experiencing. and tried to adapt to the respective circumstances. of course, with the intensification of the military operations it is getting increasingly difficult to find space. it is not only a war going on. but it is ground fighting going on. and therefore negotiating access transport and support lines for our delegates on the ground is very difficult. >> still to come, a year after the bombardment of gaza we speak to children who live in constant fear of more attacks.
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thousands flock to see pope francis in ecuador as his south american tour continues. and homecoming for the world's most successful world cup. >> peshmerga fighters against fighters of the islamic state in iraq and the levant. [ gunfire ] the five-hour fight five miles from can i kurkuk.
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>> the humanitarian situation is another tragic event in isil. it we mains one of the efforts to relief the humanitarian situation. that's very difficult to do when there is not order and control on the ground. >> in is why we need a security situation that is stable, ground forces that are capable of seizing territory. governoring. that's the only way to get the humanitarian situation turned around either in iraq or in syria. >> there have been two attacks in the afghanistan town of kabul in the east of the city. the second attack, a suicide car bomb targeting a nato convoy.
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the half began taliban has claimed responsibility. the kenyan president has been treating victims of the al-shabab attack. at least 14 people died in the overnight raise the north of them were quarry workers. many of the injured were airlifted to a hospital in nairobi for treatment. al-shabab has carried out a series of attacks and they say they'll continue until kenya pulls it's african union force out of somalia. four years since south sudan was created the world's newest country remains in the grip of a bitter civil war. south sudan gained indians june june 2011 following a peace deal ending the longest civil war. a new war broke out in december december 2013 after a power
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struggle between the president and it's depp. 10,000 people have been killed, and 716 million have been indeterminely displaced. last month while peace talks were taking place rebels captured the capital and important oil center. the town has been retaken by the army, but much remains in rebel hands. we have rare access to rebel forces. here is the exclusive report. >> the sudan liberation army, it has taken them four days through the swampy jungle to get here. there are young boys among them. the united nations children organization unicef say that there are around 12,000 child soldiers on both sides of the conflict. but army commanders hearsay some of the children we saw had been
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separated from their families. >> we abide by all the conventions. >> the fighters are tired. they sing songs of battle in the victory. they've been fighting forces for 18 months now and they say the mission is to change the leadership. this commander tells his troops that fighters in the north are making gains already south sudan's only functioning oil field.
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>> we're not fighting for control or oil of south sudan. we're fighting against how he wants to rule the country with an iron fist. sudan has been accused of supplying weapons to the rebels, and they the supplies come from the southeast. >> we're not getting help from sudan or anywhere. if we were, we would have one war a long time ago. but it's the other side getting support. >> these fighters are heading to another front line position, but they say they're fighting for a cause they believe in.
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catherine soi al jazeera. >> the "world health organization" is institutionally unprepared to deal with outbreaks like the ebola crisis and requires urgent and fundamental change. investigators say that the organization needs $100 million to overhaul itself. ebola has killed more than 11,000 people in west africa in the past 18 months. now more than a million people in ecuador have been arriveing and receive mass. some camped overnight braving the wet weather to get a good spot. cope francis is on a week-long tour in south america. we go to lucia newman, what has
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been the message from the hope today? >> hello the message before this mass has really been on the family. but now this message is on politics. he started off issuing a warning about violence and war. he was making--he was alluding, of course, to isil, and the continuous persecution of christians of catholics. he said that christians has been a resurgence in this type of attitude, but it was up to threats to you night them, to turn the other cheek although he didn't use that conference. he spoke out about the abuse of power in personal life, intolerant of other people's
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ideas. there were people here from colombia who were wanting for the pope to intervene on their behalf. this is a very political poll, as we know, it has already played an important role bringing the united states and cuban together. >> it's been suggested that the pope is capitalizing on the trip. >> even before the pope arrived there had been posters put up by the government poping the pope's continuous and just description of health, and they've been here to protest taxes that have gone up 70%.
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>> lucia newman live on the pope's visit. thanks so much. still to come on this news hour, victims remembered. london marks the 10th anniversary of the 7/7 attacks. >> well, visit cuba's crumbling coast line as of course, one of the oldest rivalries in the world as people blinn to prepared their
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>> we're here to fully get into the nuances of everything that's going on not just in this country but around the world. getting the news from the people who are
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affected. >> people need to demand reform... >> ali velshi on target weeknights 10:30p et >> an emergency split in greece. >> we have only five days left
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to find the houthi agreement. up until now i have avoided talking about deadlines. the final deadline ends this week. >> let's go back to greece. greece will have until friday morning for a proposal to eurozone leaders. >> the commission is prepared for everything. we have a scenario, a scenario
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to get with the problem i'm strongly against it, but i can prevent if the greek government is not doing what we expect the greek government to do. >> there is a final deadline that greece has until friday morning to come up with a long-term economic reform plan. >> this long-term plan is put together by people who understand money in the first place. they are he more committed to austerity than the euro itself. they're basically saying come up with a long-term plan which
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involves running massive austerity what they don't understand is that a government running a circus is like a bank taking more payments every year than it puts out in lows. if the bank keeps doing that every time it gets $1,000 it pushes a loan of 750 that means that the bank is taking money out of the economy and the economy shrink to nothing. any bank knows that it needs to be issuing new loans every year than repayment. it needs to be doing that for the government to be regrowing. they need to tax the public more than they spend on the public, and taking money out of the
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banks and he then telling the economy to grow. that's impossible. >> should the debt be written off? >> it was supposed to cause the economy to start growing by 2012. now the economy unemployment at 16%. all those projections were massively wrong. a complete failure. that's why the debt ratio is so high. it fell instead of 10% it fell 25%. >> if you're right why are the economic experts get it wrong. >> it's a economic theory of a
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particular orientation which assumes you can model the economy as if money doesn't exist. i know it sounds bizarre to anyone who doesn't have an economics degree, but they ignore the exist sentence of debt, banks and money. now now understanding the economy without those things in there, these are people with ph.ds making those decisions. slowly they have to think about that scenario to get the economy growing. but it has not gotten through to the advisers. they think they should manage the economy like you manage a business where you have profit every year. that's treating the government like a business. it's actually like a bank. if banks behaved the same way as they're telling the government
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to behave, the money would disappear. it's insane. >> to be fair economists disagree with each other much like politicians. >> yes that's true. >> the meeting there is that fear that greece will exit the euro. >> given the conditions that greece has been forced to endure, and people talk about ireland in the same position of having to recover. given the fact of the severity on greece which has not been seen aany country in the history of capitalism. they might as well leave. the shock of going back to the drachma would be easier than the never ending payment here where they have one debt write off and
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then run in deficits. >> thank you very much. >> argentina defaulted on debts of $19 billion. it was the biggest in history. in greece today the banks restrict what the public can withdraw. let's take a look at the lessons that greece can learn from argentina. >> this woman sympathizes with the greeks. she worked in argentina in 2001 and still has painful memories. >> we had to do everything to ensure that the customers could democrat have their own money. could not take it out of their own accounts. >> they had to adapt to change. >> it was hard for everyone to
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live with that fare not knowing what was going to happen. the police were patrolling the streets. no one new what to do. things only began to clear out after a long time. >> more than half of the population plunged below the poverty line. there were daily protests. some say argentina was lucky. they had soy exploiting to china, and duvall ways lowered prices which attracted tourism and posted exports. argentina is still alive and some would say thriving. but there is no doubt that that massive default 14 years ago left deep deep scars that the country is still learning to live with. one of the miest inflation rates in the world for one. it is still in dispute with other hungry creditors.
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mostly in the united states. billions of argentine dollars are stashed abroad and foreigners are wary of investing here. >> the cost in terms of poverty it's amazing. anythings flexibility. both sides should compromise. >> argentina in 2011 still had its own currentcy wand was not bound. but these scenes are seen from opposite ends of the planet bind these countries together. they praise the no-vote as a victory for democracy and victory. in the wake of the crisis said that the dead don't pay their debts. the millions of argentines their country is not dead and greece can perhaps take some comfort
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from that. al jazeera buenos aires. >> it's been an expose on the outside skirts of the knew jeeran citynigerian city. burundi's ruling party in a controversial conviction. the poll was boycotted by the opposition. they're saying that it's president is not eligible for a third term. >> it is almost one year. an estimated 550 children were killed in the war and many more injured. tens of thousands also left homeless. and many children the scars of
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war feel very apparent. >> it was a moment during last year's war in gaza that few have forgotten. a group of palestinian children playing football on the beach targeted by israeli missiles. israel said that they mistook them for hamas fighters. instead four children were killed all from the same family. they survived the strike that day but suffered serious injuries. while they still like to play football they never play on the beach any more. saying that it's just not the same without his brother and three cousins who died. they keep a close eye telling us that he has not been the same since that day and he has even tried to take his own life. >> ifhe's always fighting with everyone and sometimes breaks the future tune. it has so hard to control them
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we've had to take them out of school. >> there are drop-in centers for children traumatized by the war where they can come in and share what they feel. think report that their children suffer from constant fear and two-thirds say that they're worried about another war with israel. 12-year-old. >> i'm sad because there is no safety here. we don't get to live like children in other countries. they feel safe but we never feel safe in gaza. >> the affects of last year's war is clearly still taking its toll. but the trauma experienced here has a wider impact. most children over the age of nine have now lived through three wars with israel and it's continuing economic siege. the head of the united nations
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children's charity unicef in gaza. she said that the challenges facing young people here are enormous. >> children need to feel a sense of stability and security within their families and at home. that requires a roof over their heads, and that they have true options for their future to look forward to. >> but the future of gaza's children remains uncertain which is why so many here feel the only thing they can be sure of is yet another war with israel. al jazeera. gaza. >> ten years since attacks on london's transport network killed 52 people and injured 700. the suicide-bombers were carried out by four british-born muslims who identified themselves with al-qaeda. on the anniversary of the 7/7 attacks we look at how the threat to britain has change in the last decade.
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>> as britain remembers the names of the 52 six of 7/7 their families gather at the permanent memorial dedicated to them. their deaths representing the first major attack on british soil by british-born militants. [ sirens ] it was during russia hour when they released a series of coordinateed suicide bombs. the violence shocked the city and forced authorities to reassess the threat facing the country. in 2013 that understanding changed again. when two muslim converts murdered lee rigby from london in broad daylight. they said that they wanted to avenge the filling of muslim. security services altered once more but their attacks are increasingly hard for track and stop. >> it's very difficult.
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they are trying to creates a violent cult across the world. >> regular drills like this authorities say help hone their response. since 7/7 there have been no mass casualty attacks in u.k. but some 40 plots have been uncovered. today the threat level stands at severe. and the attack is highly likely. and the emergence of the islamic state in iraq and the levant has added a new dimension to the challenge. helping the police with that challenge is the organization who try to discourage extremism. >> they try to take it through many different means. not just through the conveyer belt becoming more religious and becoming violent extremists. we think that there are multiple different mechanisms of
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radicalization. >> here at the memorial services they join the victims. there is talk of tolerance and respect, but ten years later the threat of attacks is still evolving and hard to anticipate. >> leading environmentalists and around the world are push forgive a new deal on climate change to be adapted at a conference in september. last year the u.s. china and brazil raised hopes by committing to new climate change goals. we have reports from cuba where the warning signs continue to accumulate. >> there are those who doubt the reality of climate change. alberto is not one of them. he tells me that he has lived most of his life here on the north coast of cuba. the town's coastal strip has been eaten away by the advancing ocean. and every time there is a storm a little more is lost. what was once a thriving
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community has been consumeed as the sea level rises. buildings like this one has been effected. in the 70s this was a school until the sea eroded its foundation and it collapsed as you see now. >> scenes like this are becoming more evident across the world they were recently warn of the action. also in june it's a the g7 summit in germany the concept of a carbon free world went from fantasy to official policy as they pledge to wean their economies off fossil fuels and
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promise results. >> we know we need deep cuts of global greenhouse gas emissions and therefore we have committed ourselves to decarbonize the global economy in the course of this century. >> meanwhile the use of renewable center is soaring just as fast as it's cost is plummeting. there is widespread mobilization on the streets cities are taking their cues from their citizens. but that's not the whole picture. we see more extreme weather and scientists say that the clock is ticking. and for the poor who have suffered the most, what about the rich who will provide and still don't know how the finances are going to work. and as people on the front line will tell you things are more
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urgent than the politicians and negotiators would recognize. >> there is still more to come on this news hour including-- >> i'm jessica baldwin in london where you can listen to a painting at a new exhibit putting sound to art. >> and in sport maria sharapova comes through her first real test of wimbledon 2015. we'll have the latest.
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>> let's go to our sport now with jo. serena williams admits she has had an up and down series in this year's world championship. but it is now two wins away what has been dubbed the serena slam. >> women's quarterfinals at wimbledon and serena williams keeps on marching on. the top seed has not lost a grand slam match since last year and took another step towards the so-called serena slam. she keeps the crowds interested an lost the first set on her way to winning the french open last month. but she came back strongly against the opposition and
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26th straight win you know for me i don't feel like i have pressure going into this match. i feel like we both lost early last year and we were enjoying this moment and one of us will nobody the final. >> saysharapova with the first set she has dropped in the entire tournament so far. well the 2004 hit back 6-2 in the decider setting up that mouth watering meeting with serena on thursday. the other half of the women's draw is wide open with 13th seed as they go into the semifinal.
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there was one major piece of men's business to sort out. top seed djokovic came back for the deciding set in the match with kevin anderson. djokovic had recovered from two sets down and he was made to work hard in the win in the decider. >> usa will get there with ticket tape parade after being they would capture the sports fan across the country. >> on sunday when the game was played the united states versus japan, it turned out to be the most widely watched soccer game in u.s. history with
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26.7 million people tuning in on various television channels. that's even more than other traditional u.s. sports events and the final game of the national basketball association. president abraham was watching the game. he sent out his congratulations to the team in a tweet. he also congratulated them in a speaking to coach ellis. congratulating her for her leadership and noting lloyd extraordinary three goals in the final game against japan and obama said he looks forward to welcoming the world club winning team to the united states sometimes very soon. >> facing night-time raids according to the president for sports governing body. they announced the new measures as they continue to work to cleaning up its image. the tour has a new leader.
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martin won stage four across the cobbled streets of northern france by three seconds. the overall lead ahead of 2013 champion chris froome 12 seconds behind. >> they would chase down the wickets for a series. it's the highest successful chase in pakistan's history and sixth highest of all time. they hit the winning run. >> australia and england's heeded warnings that they're responsible for the team behavior especially when it comes to sledging. the oldest rivalry previously seen verbal insults. they have promised they won't allow their players to cross the
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line. england and australia first place of the 133 years ago australia are the current holders. >> the way they've been brought up is to play tough competitive cricket on the field. i surrenderly understand and respect the rules and regulations of that game and where that rule sits. i made it clear that if anyone were to overstep that mark it was me. as captain, i need to be more disciplined and i will be. now the troubled times of micronesia, they have beaten 46- 46-0 by vanuatu. more than a goal every two minutes.
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this goal line is unlikely to go in the official records book. that's all the sports for now. >> thanks, yikes o. now what do you hear when you listen to a painting? that may sound like a strange question but a new exhibition in london's national garry gallery allow you to hear painting and see music. er. >> painted in 1533. listen to the music made by a violin made with only three strings. it's dischordant and tense. the powerful king of england sought to break with the church.
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>> i think it is possible and defined. >> six musicians were given their bid to paint and compose. just as the uniform of the painting dissolves into tiny points. the challenge is to slow people down. visitors have a tendency to rush through galleryies. taking pictures of themselves and rush through the paintings. the music makes people slow down and notice the paintings and see details they wouldn't have noticed before. it would not have been quiet. the national sounds are recreated. >> it's amazing because the
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sound and the music force to you feel something. they force you to experience something whether you like it or not. it's a very visceral experience, so i would love people to take away kind of an emotional connection with the painting they've been looking at. ♪ >> an american composer chose a portable altar piece made in the 14th century. >> it makes people look deeper and we have the bell, and it should remind you to look somewhere else. >> listening and looking. all designed to slow the visitor down and provide a new way of seeing art and appreciating it even more. >> that's it for me. join me again for the latest on
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the greek crisis in a couple of minutes.
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>> youeurozone leaders tell employment tsipras to come back with a plan by the end of the week. there will i'm felicity barr. also coming up. another deadline in the iran nuclear talks. >> james adams. sam adams. >> victory remember. lond