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see you next time. i'm ray suarez. this is al jazeera. >> welcome to the newshour. coming up in the next 60 minutes: iran's supreme leader accuses the u.s. of arrogance and says there are still vast differences between the two countries. three days of mourning are declared after a huge isil car bomb kills more than 100 people in iraq.
niarobi's westgate mall reopens. trucks and cars in flames after a wildfire in california blazes across a busy highway. >> with sot sport as formula one mourns the death of the 25-year-old driver who never recovered from a crash at last year's japanese grand prix. >> in his first speech since the historic nuclear deal was signed with world powers iran's supreme leader has accused washington of arrogance. >> he was speaking before tens of thousands of supporters who chanted "death to america and death to israel. he told them that iran would not change its behavior and would continue to support, quote, honest fighters in lebanon and
palestine. >> of course we don't welcome a war. we won't begin a war but if a war happens here, the one with aggressive andtrocious america. >> more on this with a political science professor at tehran university joins me live from there. now, obviously, this deal would not have gone through without the blessing of the ayatollah. so just who is the this defiant message aimed at? >> i believe that he was aiming at his hardline supporters because you must realize that the backbone of the ayatollah support comes from the hard liners and the historic agreement, nuclear agreement in vienna was, in a sense, a tremendous blow defeat for the
hardliners. so in a sense, the ayatollah was trying to sort of keep them happy, keep their morale high. they were saying well nothing has happened important. u.s. is still our enemy, et cetera, et cetera. and i think that he was aiming at regaining their support and give them a morale boost if you like. >> of course, the hardliners must be questioning their role in iran now that this deal has gone through. do you see the hardliners influencing if or when the sanctions are lifted and when the company becomes more open? >> well, i believe, that the hardliners politically, they are in decline. they might sound more -- might see more rhetoric coming out of hardliners, but i think they are in decline.
we have parliamentary elections in about seven months' time, and i think they are quite worried about their chances of winning that election. >> if you say the hardliners's influence are in decline, iran is going to be a very different country to the ones that we are used to before the sanctions. >> yes. but you mustn't' expect the ayatollah to change his look overnight or for that matter the hardliners. it's only natural to expect them to carry on with the same rhetoric, but in reality, i think moderate reformists are -- have a better future.
>> we are going to have to leave it there. thank you for being with us political science professor at tehran university. the nuclear deal with iran is seen as a major success for u.s. president barack obama and one of a string of recent achievements which will help to secure his legacy. white house correspondent patty colhane is next. >> for u.s. president barack obama, fired up seems like more than a campaign slogan? >> hello naacp. >> that's clear after he explained his mood in a recent radio mood? >> i know what i am doing and i am fearless. >> to many t seems the president has had a picture-perfect last few months. after the supreme court kept his signature health insurance in place. i he lit up the white house for
same-sex marriage. he has an international deal on iran's nuclear program. he is defying what the pundits have been saying for years. >> is he a lame duck president? >> this makes him a lame duck president. the job will be tougher. >> is he already a damelame duck? >> the president is speaking out with more force on some of the most toxic political issues in the u.s. like gun control? >> i have had to make statements like this too many times. >> and on race. ♪ amazing grace. ♪ >> he addressed a congregation in song after a racially motivated mass shooting. >> ♪ how sweet the sound". >> he has been a defendant bit blunt when he thifrpingdz he needs to be? >> that's nonsense, and you should know bet. >> his to do list isn't done. it's possible he will be able to get through criminal justice reforms reducing sentences for non-violent drug offhand it will
ands working ol finalizing a free frayed agreement that would impact 40% of the global economy. analysts say what the president and his staff have probably figured out right now that often presidential legacies are shaped on things that are out of his control. >> what other rolled leaders do are out of his control. >> the president still faces challenges. the fight against isil the civil war in sir gentleman, stand-off in ukraine, and he needs to get the iran deal past congress and figure out if he will do more than just threaten israel with the possibility of supporting palestine at the united nations. this is a president who realizes the clock is ticking, hoping he can tick off a few more accomplishments in the time left. washington. >> security has been stepped up across the proven incident in iraq after 115 people were killed in a massive suicide bomb explosion.
dialo's government has declared three days of mourning. let's get more now from imran imran khan from baghdad. we know diala province has been officially reclaimed by the iraqi security forces. how could this attack have happened? >> reporter: we are seeing pockets of resistance from isil fighters around dialo province nobody was expecting an attack of this size. certainly, the govern governor was confident. he had opened up the market wedged people back in the city once the area had been declared safe. isil has a precedent for this >> their predecessor group used this as a common tactic whenever they were put under pressure, when we when they were attacked in one area, they would mount staingz in another area and issue a statement saying you may be able to squeeze us in one area but we are still a threat. this was a message but it was quite a brutal message as well taking place, as you say, in a
busy marketplace on the religious festival. let's take a look now at what happened. >> the governor of diala province called for three days of mourning after the most serious attack there this year. the explosives were detonated as people celebrated the eid festival. a suicide bomber drove his car into the middle of the marketplace. >> you can see businesses and buildings have been damaged. why would anyone ever do this. it is terrible on the mourn where everyone should be celebrating. >> bodies were being pulled from the rubble and angry crowds destroyed property. isil claimed responsibility for the attack. isil said the attack was revenge for the iraqi government's continuing campaign against its fighters and the death of sunni muslims. as three days of mourning are
decalculatored action public places have been closed to try to prevent further attacks. >> most prime minister alabadi visited the air bass in an bar province and delivered a statement saying that the operation in an bar province would be swift and decisive and it would come to an end very quickly. that's the kind of language he did use when it came to the operations in diyala prove i knew yet we are seeing attacks in that province and this attack in particular has shocked many iraqis who are hoping it goes more decisively than the one in diyala . >> i am iran thank you for that. imran khan reporting from the capitol, baghdad. a wildfire has destroyed cars and homes and closed a major road in california. hundreds of fire fighters and aircrafts have been battling the flames. gerald tan reports. >> serious and fast moving the
flames caught motorists by surprise as the fire swept across the packed road. drivers and passengers abandoned their cars and scrambled to safety. >> my husband just said get your stuff and go. and we did. >> all the sudden a thuj fire started coming over the road burning all of the cars. people were running up the hill. older people couldn't walk. they were dragging them up the hill. it was just a nightmare. >> the wildfire started in surrounding foothills before bearing down on the main highway linking southern california to las vegas. the area is a tinderbox. vegetation is parched. nearly 1,500 hectares of land was burning within hours. several mountain communities nearby was evacuated. on the ground mourn 1,000 fire
fighters tried to contain the fire. vehicles have been destroyed. so far, no injuries are being reported. charles tan, al jazeera. still to come here on al jazeera: >> the suburbs of west jerusalem where black israelis say they will continue to protest against widespread racism and discrimination after earlier protests ended in violence. >> also one step at a time. the high altitude bringing quake relief to villages. more delay that golf's open championship. details coming up with joe in sport. a shopping mall in kenya has re-opened two years after the attack -- being attacked by al shabaab fighters.
67 people died during the 4 day siege after frournmen with grenades took over the westgate mall. in a moment, we will be speaking to a security expert in nighairobinairobi. but first, let's hear from one woman inside her shop in the mall when it was attacked. >> my name is addia akman. i am from the fragrant lounge. we are ready to open back at the westgate. on that day, i was here. i ran out in a very very bad state. it was the worst day ever. i had to come back into the mall after a few weeks to recover the stock. initially, it was very hard for me to go back in but i can still do it. we are ready to open. we are ready to sell but our people feel security to the measure. we invite people to overcome the
fear. people were hesitant coming to the mall. i feel like we should come together as a community and support because as a country, we are going through this. as a country, we are not going through this as just westgate because it can happen anywhere at any time. it's not because it happened here it's going to happen again. it's because we are back here. we have overcome it. we are ready to do what we are supposed to do. so we urge everyone to support us. the security is, yes, we have moved from where we were. we are much better than what we were two years back, but i think we have a longer way to go. >> let's talk to yolanda bucrha from the institute of security studies. thank you so much for being with us. now, president kanita promised an inquiry into the shootings. two years on, the building is being re-opened. still no word on afternoon inquiry.
why not? >> i mean the security situation in kenya has, you know, escalated since westgate. as you know we had the garissa event was recently and continuing after westgate, we also had a few grenade attacks. so, it seems like the government has kept any discussion with regards to security under wraps. >> being said people are still waiting to hear what happened. they are still waiting to understand where the failures came from, and i think it speaks to the lack of transparency with regard to security in kenya. >> i want to take you up on that particular point. now, at the time the military operation was bungled. soldiers were seen looting the shops. what has kenhe done in the two years to instill discipline in his security forces? >> there has been various attempts to change the top leadership in the military and
in the security. but beyond that, it's very difficult to say what has been done concretely to i know still more discipline. i think another issue with regard to the response to westgate was the fact that you had two security institutions competing for the leading role on the scene. you had the gsu, and you had the military. there needs to be a clear staff. i think the government has been working towards that. on clear chain of command when you have domestic terrorism in an urban setting, do you send the military or a counterterrorism unit? this is one of the reasons why the westgate event was so problematic: i think the government has been trying to aapproach that more systematically. >> you mentioned al shabaab remains a powerful force. in april, you mentioned they struck a university there, killing 147 people. now, why are security forces powerless to stop their attacks?
>> well, i think you need to deal with security threats like this one with a tool of counter-terrorism and counterintelligence counterintelligence. the government should, to a certain extent be able to prevent such attacks before they happen. more importantly, what's particular about it is it did not happen in nigh robeairobi but in an area that has been neglected in terms of sorry 0 economic factors. it's on the border and it's been left vulnerable to attacks which speaks to possibly the ability of the government or the security sector to protect nairobi but has left some other parts of the country more vulnerable. >> you mentioned leaving parts of the country vulnerable. we are talking about security but it's more than just security. isn't it? in terms of trying to defeat al shabaab or economic factors,
unemployment disgruntlement on the ground needs to be addressed as well? >> absolutely. when you are fighting terrorism and any type of security concern, you have to do so from multiple fronts. you try to mix up the security forces and institutions are ready to respond but you also have to look at the root, the root causes of the disenfranchisement disenfranchisement. as we have seen recently, many of the people who were involved in the garissa attacks were the five kenyan nationals. so you have to look at what these such individuals to engage in such security threats to the country afternoon then try to get closer to the community, and i think initially, the kenyan government went on a scorched earth. approach to break these networks. i think at the moment the government is re-evaluating and trying to find a more humane approach, an approach in which you are trying to get closer to
the community. the extent to which that will be successful remains to be seen in the months to come but the efforts at the moment are definitely not enough. >> great getting your insight. thank you so much from the institute of security studies. moving on, on the greek prime minister has sacked members of his cabinet who voted against austerity measures, as a condition of a new bail-out deal. more now from correspondent mohammed janjoon live from athens. tsipras pushed to the brink with this deal. he sacked several cabinet ministers. this can't be good for his popularity at all. >> reporter: it's interesting because even though prime minister tsipras had said on several occasions this past week that he didn't believe in the measures that he was asking people to vote for, parliamentarians to vote for and greek public support, he did get
it through. for most of the people we have spoken with over the past two days, his popularity does still seem rather high. a lot of the folks that we have talked to here in athens have said that they believe that tsipras is what they call a clean politician meaning that he is incorruptible meaning that he is a patriot here in greece. that's something that's really proved to help him with his popularity even though he has pushed through these very unpopular measures. this cabinet reshuffle was expected. the day that the voting happened, everybody thought there was going to be a reshuffle because at that point they thought maybe as many as 30 people, members of his own people were going to vote against the measures. at the end of the day, there were actually 38 members who voted against the measures. there were 32 ministers who outright voted no and 32 members who outrote voted know and six members who abstained. so in essence, they voted against it as well. yesterday when it was announced
the reshuffle happened again, not a surprise. there were ten members, the members of the cabinet who were replaced. among them were the finance minister, the energy minister. sorry, the labor minister and the energy minister as well as the assistant defense minister. this has been done in order for prime minister tsipras to govern more effectively. he said quite openly can, he can't govern effectively if he has members of his team to get them into effect here, he can't count on them to do so. so fact that this happened not a surprise. the swearing in of these new members of his cabinet happened in the past two hours, and now what we are waiting on is to find out if they have passed the measure that the banks will reopen on monday. it's expected the banks here, which have been closed for three weeks now, that they will reopen on monday. a lot of anticipation, a lot of anxiety. there has been a defendant sense of exhaustion in athens and the
rest of greases. people want it to come to an end even though there are austerity measures in place, unpopular, people wan the economy to get back on track and normalcy back in their lives. >> you can't blame them for it, too. thank you, mohammed jamjoom >> peek say more thanand more migrants are arriving 12 boats with at least 40 people each landed on friday. they had crossed from turkey. the united nations says more than 77,000 people have arrived by sea to greece so far. torn in 60 percent are syrians with others fleeing conflicts in afghanistan, iraq aryetrea and somalia. >> they are suffering. the regime. all of them want to kill us. the people are just living and living with nothing, no food no water, no electric.
everything. so it was vital. >> we had about 45 persons in the boat. it was so crowded. and there were a lot of babies crying. we couldn't feel comfortable. >> let's take a check on the weather now with richard. you've got news for us out of california. >> those pictures were scary. weren't they? the fire spreading across the road. there has been research showing a current drought in california is the worst in more than 100 years. it's all part of the changing climate which they are experiencing on that side of north america. indeed it brings me to the nooah administration's annual report on the state of the climate. now, this particular report from nooah, which is the national
oceanic atmospheric administration and the state of view, if you like on the health of the patient planet earth is that it is gravely i will. 214 was the warmest on records with see levels being the high event, 6.7 centimeters higher than they were in 1993 and levels of carbon dioxide, methane night rouse oxide are the highest on record. you may not care but it has been effects on weather around the world. latin america, argentineargentina, europe 2014, by a country mile the warmest on record and for continents like africa and asia was also very warm. much of the burning of forest fuels, the heat goes into the occasions. 93% has an impact. we will have more on that later on. >> richard, thank you for that. now, we havemove on. there have been ugly scenes in australia between whiteright-wing
groups the league and the patriotic front were holding a so-called reclaim australia rally in melbourne one of a numbered planned for this weekend. police used pepper spray. roads around victory yap statione, is it roads were blocked separating two camps. israel's prime minister has been meeting leaders after continuing protest against alleged discrimination. benjamin netanyahu says racism must be eliminated. he set up a committee to combat it. many black israelis believe little will change. >> reporter: an anti-racism protest in the heart of israel's most liberal city. black israelis and their supporters gathered in tel aviv to call for an end to
discrimination, something they say is institutionalized. >> we have been experiencing racism for years. we are demonstrating because we want equality in israel. >> reporter: prime minister has said racism needs to be eliminated from israeli society and he set up a government ministerial committee aimed at trying to combat it. few here believe much will change. protests like this first erupted last month by video which went viral of a blackitsisi soldier being beaten by police. the rallies were largely peaceful until police fired stun grenades at protesters. a show of force rarely used against israeli citizens who are not palestinian. >> this divide and conquer that goes on, there is a lot of inherent racism that is legitment. it's always kind of pushed by the government when it translates into racism to other
groups. >> this is one of the weltiest suburbs of wrest jerusalem. within it is a neglected neighborhood which isn't just one of the poorest in the area but in all of israel. it's where we met somak goza. he i am graduated to israel nearly 10 years ago. he shows me around his home which is inside one of several socialite housing blocks. he told me nearly everyone who lives in the area is black israeli and that unemployment here is more than double the national average. most residents complain of freak harassment by police. >> i thought life would be better in israel. in ethiopia we had our own way of life and could earn money. here, we are nothing. >> black israelis have complained of discrimination for years. despite having been in israel since the 1980s, rights groups say they consistently earn far less than general population
they have limited educational opportunities and are more likely to end up in prison, something prime minister benjamin netanyahu has promised to change. >> soma gosa says it's too little too late and he doesn't expect life in israel to improve for him over other black israelis no maker what the government -- no matter what the government does. tel aviv. >> more than 1.6 billion muslims around the world are celebrating the holiday marking the end of the month of ramadan. the celebrations began with a citing of the new moon to signify the 10th month. calendar. muslims in other parts of the world observed eid because the crescent moon appears earlier mr. some regions. thousands of muslims started the eid holiday with prayer. the rest of the day is traditionally spent with family
exchanging gifts and donating to charities. >> people squeeze into buses, ferries and trains to return home for the celebration. >> still to come here on the ashsz newshour: >> i am andrew thomas. in alice springs, here, they are racing camels. but away from the track. australia's government has been killing wild camels in huge numbers. it's been controversial, and i will be explaining why. >> sweet dream reads, young boys at bedtime. >> steven gerard makes his mls debut. how he got on with the la galaxy.
looking into the international trips taken by the man who killed four u.s. marines in tennessee. now, they still don't know why the 24-year-old mohammed yousef aziz opened fire on two navy recruitment 70ers. john hendren reports from chattanooga. >> fourmarreens gunned down. at the site of the first shooting, a military recruiting center a witness recalls a calm killer who stopped to reload. >> i reached down into the passenger's seat and started putting out a rifle. i saw the black handle come out. he picked it up like this and went back and forth like this unloaded the cartridge, put another .1 in and went back and forth again. >> he was an immigrant bourne in
kuwait. neighbors remembered him as a typical american boy a good student at university a devout muslim. in april he was arrested for drunken driving. >> as the f.b.i. continue their investigation, they are coming through the computer of mohammed yousef looking for clues a to what turned a reportedly mild mannered young man. he says they are treating it as a terror attack but found no link to any organized group. >> because the investigation is in the early stages, it would be premature to speculate on why the shooter did what he did. however, we are conducting a thorough investigation to determine whether this person acted alone. >> the shootings began here in this military recruitment center and ended here at this naval reserve complex. people say he was wearing a vest loaded with ammunition and carried two r. fles and a handgun was shot dead after killing four marines and wounding three other people.
>> you face somebody who had homcidal intent targeting members of our armed services because they were in the armed services and he had no reservations about attacking and trying to kill police officers. chattanooga police officers confronted that threat. >> at the mosque where he prayed regularly there is bewilderment. his father called the chairman saying the motive was a mystery even to him. >> he is as shocked as we are he actually apologized for what his son did to the community in large and to the muslim community. >> those communities in this southern state have both been left wondering why a man who grew up with him could have turned to violence with such devastating consequences. john hendron, al jazeera,
chattanooga, tennessee. >> brazil's government is facing a deepening corruption schedule. the head of the lower house of congress has been accused of accepting bribes in exchange for accepting bribes for construction projects. kimberly halkett is in the capital, brazilia. >> another day, another plication accused of corruption. the conservative speaker in the lower house of brazilian congress eduardo kuna who denies the resolution and is withdrawing support for the coalition government. >> i am not going to be drawn into this dirty politics in order to pressure me to change my stanchion.
this is the reason i am breaking with the government. >> the allocations of cunha come after an announcement of an investigation. the investigation has stunned brazilian voters because lula left office with an 83% approval rating. as protege and successor, the current president of brazil. for months there have been dozens of arrests and corruption investigations launched against petrobras as well as politicians tied to the president. rousef says she won't step down. a growing number of brazilian voters are staging provide tests calling for her impeachment. the scandal comes at a poor time
for rousef who is in brazil i can't working with the president of the south american trading bloc. she had little to say about the scandal. instead, she became emotional saying good by to christina kirshner. i would like to say here in brazil, she will always have a friend ready to receive her and together, we will share our dreams and our hopes. this was the last one kishner would attend. the summit could also be rousef's last. kimberly halkett, brazil i can't. >> there have been angry confrontations between police and striking miners in the bolivian city of la paz. mineers threw dynamite as they marched toward the national congress. they want more investment in
infrastructuring, inclusion a new airport, hospital cement factory. police fired back with tear gas seven people have been arrested over the escape of "el chappo" guzman. all together 30 prison guards have been questioned over guzman's escape. now, it's an embarrassment for president pinieto. >> we are not going to resolve this issue with anger and wrath. we need to take on responsibility responsibility. the government has not evaded its responsibility. it took on the tax of an extensive surveillance of this criminal. the only way to re-write this wrong is to recapture this criminal and punish those involved. >> the man who ordered the killing 58 has died while on trial. he was a former philippine
governor charged with about 100 others for the massacre of a political rival's family and 32 journalists. they were found in shallow graves in 2009. it was the worst case of political violence in the country's history. >> the falls massive earthquake left many mountain porters out of work. some have joined forces with the u.n. to carry food to thousands of people in inaccessible villages, from central nepal, officer for. >> reporter: in the nuako district, local porters have gathered to carry items for the world's food program. many of them high-altitude porters, have been without jobs since april's earthquake. a porter with a trekking agency
before. my house was destroyed. i need to work. >> more than 7,500 have been employed. nepal's association has been handling the logistics. >> we are trying to provide jobs for the 40,000 people, food, and we are not doing other activity. we are just supporting human transportation. >> these walkers will cross a 3500 meter pass to a village in the neighboring district. they earn $15 a day to carry 30 kilos. from the air, landslides appear like stars on the mountainside. the team has to fix the trail as they walk. most of the houses in this pictureesque village has been damaged. it has problems with food ability and now their main crop may have been decimated by some
kind of an insect which has made them completely rely ant on food distribution. >> we went to see the maize plantation. >> after the earthquake some kind of insect started eating it up. look at what it did. >> he tells me used fertilizer on some of the crops. the maize should have been ready by now, he tells me. locals say the cob is not well formed. more than 200 metric tons of food have been carried to 83,000 people living in villages like these. for the people who are still recovering from the earthquake the aid comes ats a welcome relief. al jazeera nepal. nasa scientists have unveiled more photo snaps from the spacecraft that flew past plut
good for wild camels in australia. farmers think they are a pest and they want another massive cow. other australians don't think they should be shot and left to rot. as an drew thomas plains. >> the camel cup is a highlight of australia's camel calendar. the atmosphere is festive and the racing on trained camels is competitive. >> we just love to run. he goes. most riders are experienced but a few first timers compete as well. >> some unusual things in this job but riding a camel in a race makes it spread special. >> camel racing in australia, though, isn't much of a business. though celebrated here, the camel is far from universally loved. >> this is a unique and special event. away from the racetrack, camels in australia are controversial
subjects. >> camels were first brought to australia in the 1800s to carry equipment across the desert but with motorized vehicles replaced them, many camels were freed and they thrived n 2009, one estimate suggested a million were roaming the outback. farmers -- for farmers, wild camels have become a pest. >> we had a lot of damage to infrastructure. we couldn't run our normal beef management programs. >> so between 2009 and 2012, australia's government paid for a cull. almost 200,000 wild cam els were shot and their carbass left to rot. only after the cull did at a time original number of wild cam els get revise down. at peak probably about half a million with 300,000 left today. many think the original numbers were deliberately inflated and that shooting camels and leaving
their carbass to rot was wasteful. >> we are prepared to see them utilized in tourism, rating or for meat animals. they could have put camels in yards and got a track in there and tracked them out. they didn't have to fly around in helicopter and shoot. >> gary dan runs an abatwa. he kills a handful of wild camels like this one. >> low cholesterol. they are the cleanest in the world. it is a good meat. >> dan thinks the government should subsidize the capture and killing of animals for meat for which he says there is growing demand. here too, there is little support for a new cull simply to reduce numbers. many think the original one was a huge waste of money and opportunities as well as cam els. andrew thomas al jazeera. alition sminingz. >> for sport. >> formula one drivers past and present have been paying tribute to 25-year-old joe spianky.
the frenchman had been in a coma since the accident in october. the news of his death came in a family statement released earlier on saturday. in it, the family said he for the right to the very end as he always did. today, his battle came to an end. the pain we feel is immense and indesdescribable. sarahcoats looks back at the sdvr. >> in a fading light of last year's japanese brand 'formula one entered it's damagest chapter ner two decades. he lost control of his car and crashed into a recovery vehicle already already. he was unconscious when taken to hospital. he never recovered. >> a 25-year-old frenchman second f-1 season after
progressing through fer arrestrariferrari's program. >> i scored his first ever point at the monaco grand prix. he began his career like so many other f-1 drivers competing and excelling in racing. >> when he began on this very track, when he was with his father he drove particularly well. after that everyone knows how his career and his performance evolved. >> as well as his personality, which was particularly attractive. >> the investigation following the accident found bianchi did not slow sufficiently to avoid losing control. the finding prompting f-1 to alter rules allowing stewards to force all cars to slow and go through the pit lane instead of continuing to lap the circuit. start times were also moved preventing drivers from racing t that by it's very nature
formula one is a sport involving risk and reward. it's the dynamic which makes it so intoxicating for both drivers and fans. early in his career the yankee was asked if he was worried about crashing at high speeds. >> it's normal. it's racing was his reply. racing, though feels anything but normal at a time like this. sarahcoats coates, al jazeera. >> bianchi is one of many drivers to have died in a grand pray. between 1954 and 1982, 22 formula one drivers lost their lives. amongst them the most notable was perhaps austrian driver rind who died at the ut alian grand prix and became the sports onlied post human hochlt omus.
>> his john,jack won the championship 15 years after his father's death. improvements in safety meant that the last drivers to die were over 20 years ago in 1994. roland ratsenberg died in qualifying and triple world champion senna was killed in a crash. >> high winds have caused more delays in the open championship at saint andrews. more than 40 players have to finish their second round following heavy rain and gusts on friday. now, they are falling further behind. england's danny willet held at a time lead on 9 under par. dustin johnson leads from the first round. he was halted at 10 under after 13 holes. johnson was playing with pre-tournament favorite jordan spieth, raining at 5 under par. tiger woods is almost certain to miss the cut. the 3-time open champion is on
six over parts after four holes. england's batsmen have quite a jup to do. chasing australia's first total of 566 for 8. in reply, england lost four quick wickets on friday but stopped the slide. they are 1 two 4 for 4 with ben stokes unbeaten having made a half century. australia tennis stars have capitalized the semifinals at the davis cup. 2-time grand champion retiring after next year's australian open but he had plenty left in the tank as he partnered up with sam groff to beat kazakhstan. that will leads australia trailing 2-1 as they go into sunday's single. looking for their first ever semifinals place at the davis cup. >> one of athletics oldest and
most pretty i knowous leaders, a victory in the women's 1500 meters with a time of 3 minutes and 50.07 seconds. the 24-year-old beating her own record by 3900 for the second set way back in 1993. former england and liverpool captain steven gerard has had a start storing on his league debut. the 35-year-old gelled wizth his west coast teal mates as the galaxy came from 2-down to beat the san jose earthquakes 5-2 on friday. the scorer one of the most significant goals in football history has died. when uruguay filed a shot 10 minutes from the end of the 1950
world cup final, he broke the hearts of an entire nation. daniel swiemler takes up his story. >> in the world of football saturated with exaggeration, there is a lot of talk of the greatest and most important goals. the winner against brazil until front of 200,000 fans in an american stadium to clench the 1950 world cup for uruguay perhaps fits the bill. a equalizer in the the 2-1 win. afterwards he said only three people ever silenced him, the pope, frank sinatra and me. uruguay is still celebrating. europe still disbelieving. what the european authorities doctor, alongside other football greats pele and dekenbower.
>> he was a child the day he saw his father cry when i scored that goal. he said he told him, don't worry. when i grow up i will make sure he is a world champion and he did. >> a fast agile right-winger, he kept playing into middle age, a young uruguayan player once had the honor of lining up against him. >> it was a greathon for me to play against him even though he ran rings around me. i am sad that he is dead but he was one of the greats and he has now gone ton join many of the other greats. >> he played for roman and milan in italy and later, for the italian national team. at the time of his death, 88 in a nursing home, he was the oldest world couple champion. >> daniel swiemler reporting
there. that's in sport for now. >> thanks very much. children usually live their -- love their dads to read them a story before bedtime. but a british book charity says young fathers are setting a bad example by spending too much time on their mobile phones instead. nate barca takes up the story. >> reporter: it's story time for the preston children. a regular ritual for their father the award winning author alex preston. it's a time to prepare young minds for sleep, a time when the imagine nation awakens. >> just a beautiful thing at the end of the day for us all to sit down together and read a story together, and we ask questions about it and we talk about things and we always -- if there is a word we don't know we look it up and think about it. i think it's just part of a wonderful routine. >> for alice and his children the book of bedtime is a vital part of the day. for the number of mothers read
to go their children remains high fewer and fewer young dads are willing to get involved. some children are picking up bad habits from their technology-obsessed fathers. sorry. hello? new research suggests 80% of fathers under the age of 24 don't like reading to their children. but when dads do stories well it can have a significant impact on their child's development. >> it makes a big difference to their health and wellbeing, to their confidence as a reader and how well they do at school. i think that's really important about dad's reading to their children, particularly for boys thing see reading is something that men do. i think we are not saying no technology. we are saying something much more important. mix it up. use different things together. >> here in oxford a city famed for children's authors like c.s lewis and lewis carol, i meet phil earl a story teller who's
person's of being road to as a child launched his career. >> i was lucky. i was surrounded by stories, certainly. maybe not always books but there was a story telling tradition in my family. it sparked my imagination. my dad would sit me on his knee and make up stories. for me, that was incredibly powerful. >> in a world of distracting technologies and busy schedules, the book at bedtime may seem like a throwback to a bygone era. >> what is that? >> but with children or were regularly read to by their parents enjoying a 12-month head start on their classmates, the traditional bedtime story may be more crucial than ever. >> it was in some way dangerous and powerful. >> neave barca, al jazeera, london. >> stay with us here on al jazeera. we have another full bulletin of news for you right at the top of the hour.
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