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announcer: this is al jazeera. hello there, i'm felicity barr, and this is the newshour live from london. coming up... ..the fighting intensifies in yemen as houthi fighters make key gains on several fronts the deal may be done on iran's nuclear programme, but the u.s. must convince some allies it's the safe bet. japan's mitsubishi company to apologise to american prisoners it forced into labour
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during the second world war. after half a century tensions, there's a few hours to go before the u.s. and cuba restore diplomatic relations. in sport, the latest as f.i.f.a.'s powerbrokers are set to gather in zurich to plot the future of the scandal-hit organization. reduced to tears - what caused andy murray's emotional display at the davis cup hello, we begin in yemen where houthi fighters fired artillery shells into the port city of aden. reports from the city suggest that they have targeted a power plant and a police station in the district. this is significant. it comes days after the government declared houthi forces had been driven out of aden. as fighting increases, so too,
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the casualty count. it's believed more than 40 have been killed and more than 100 injured. an area under heavy combardment is -- bombardment is tiaz. we have this report. a fireball lights up the night sky in tiaz. accompanied by the sound of explosions one after the other. the government said houthi fighters set fire to an oil refinery, with a 3 litre capacity. they put out the fire but not before the main supply for the provinces tiaz and ebb was described. tiaz is yemen's third-largest province. with reports that aden is liberated and houthis in control of sanaa both shift to taking
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control of the province. fighters on both sides reported killed. >> translation: we'll sacrifices for the take of tiaz by our swords money and what we want. to liberate it from the oppressors that captured the country. >> reporter: saudi-led launched three air strikes and on the ground stopped the advance of houthi rebels in two districts. in aden the fire is not over for control. a health official tells al jazeera hospitals were busy treating the dead and injured after mortar shells hit a populated area. the official blamed the houthis, several ministers returned for the first time since being forced to cape. now there's talk of rebuilding the battered port city. >> we hope to rebuild the city as it represents the resistance. >> reporter: that will not be
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easy, a government minister says 100,000 people in aden have been displaced since the war began egypt's military said it killed dozens of what it's calling terrorists in the sinai peninsula. 59 were killed, and two vehicles destroyed, along with two sashays of explosives. seven of its men died in the fighting. a number of armed groups operated on the peninsula. >> six blasts hit northern gaza injuring two people. the vehicles belonged to senior officials from hamas and members of the jihad group. stephanie dekker reports. >> reporter: this car belonged to a hamas fighter. the bomb was placed under the fuel tank. >> there was a huge explosion that shook the neighbourhood. first we thought it was the neighbours attacking us.
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it's scary when you think it's one of your brothers. >> reporter: hamas is quick to say all is under control. no specific group has been named. not the first time that it has been hurt from within. groups that swore allegiance. they threatened to topple hamas, they are trying to destabilize gaza. >> instability will be seen as a weakness of hamas, and these groups sometimes provoke israel by launching missiles against israel and provocation with israel and hamas some instability, ris railies hold hamas as a responsible party for missiles and mortals coming out of gaza. >> the impact that it is having on the people - a 51 day war.
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much of gaza has not been rebuilt, there's high unemployment and israel blockades the strip. add to that attacks from within. >> i'm afraid we'll be next. new it's a car maybe a mosque or a hospital. you never know. the sal effic group wants hamas to implement islamic war, putting pressure on hamas to show they are in control. hamas faces a challenge when it comes to maintaining security something leaders said they could do it's not the first attack against groups in gaza. it is the biggest. there were no fat aties. amount -- fatalties it is concerning. the u.s. congress has been handed the details of an historic deal agreed between iran and six world powers.
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congress will have 60 days to decide whether to accept or reject it. president obama will veto domestic objection. he may have to work hard to convince international allies that it is for the good of all. ash carter is beginning a tour of the middle east defence secretary. heel travel to jordan and saudi arabia iran's regional rivals and meet officials in israel a strong critic. deal. on friday iran's supreme leader made comments about the deal. he said it will not check the attitude between iran and the u.s. >> translation: if anyone thought that the sweeping concessions for iran would bring about a change in policy they have received a decisive answer in an aggressive and provocative
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speech. iranians don't make an effort to hide the millions they'll receive to arm their terror machine. they say they will continue their fight against the united states and allies, headed by israel. six people from one family have been killed in air strikes in syria. they were carried out in the neighbourhoods in aleppo as opposition forces battle with the regime. >> 11 iraqi soldiers have been killed in fighting from i.s.i.l. in ramadi. it fell into i.s.i.l. hands in may. mardy is about 1 uns kilometres from baghdad. thousand fled the fighting in anbar, with many heading to baghdad. they have started to close a key bridge used to reach the capital. imran khan went to find out
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more. >> reporter: on the other side of that bridge is a number of families, we don't know how many that are fleeing the violence from anbar province. the government shut the bridge stopping anyone fleeing across. we don't know why. in the past the government is worried by i.s.i.l. fighters disguising themselves as those that are replaced. the government is allowing supplies to go into the province. these guys have been queueing up and are awaiting permission to go across. they clearly need supplies. there are still those people building up on the other side of that bridge who want to get out and are not being allowed to still to come on the newshour - a small step towards normality in greece as the
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company prepares to reopen its banks. and little time left to talk, as the date for presidential elections in burundi draws ever closer now, the japanese firm mitsubishi offered a landmark apology for using u.s. prisoners of war for forced labour during world war ii. a senior executive will apologise to james murphy a 24-year-old former prisoner from california, and the relatives of other p.o.w.s. the japanese governments issued apologise for big w. but this is the first made by a private company four locations in japan run by their predecessor, mitsubishi
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mining company. dozens were forced to work in the mines. there were thousands from north korea and china. >> no food, no medicine no clothing, no sanitation. we can show you live pictures from events in los angeles, where the apology, the historic landmark apology is due to be delivered shortly. al jazeera's rob reynolds sent this update from los angeles. apologies for that. let's show you that live shot once more, while we wait for the report from rob reynolds to reappear. clearly having problems connecting to the report from rob reynolds. a reminder, this is a live shot of the event due to take place in los angeles shortly, when the
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head of mitsubishi, the japanese company, will apologise to americans forced to be p.o.w.s and work in mines in japan during the second world war. rob reynolds did send this update from los angeles. >>reporter: the stage is set for an unusual event. 70 years after the end of the second, representatives of a japan giant, the mitsubishi corporation, will issue a formal apology for its treatment of american prisoners of war during the second world war. now, there were approximately 12,000 u.s. p.o.w.s shipped to japan, and were employed as slave labour basically in a variety of industrial locations to support the imperial japanese
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war effort. of the total. about 10% died. there were 900 p.o.w.s who laboured in the mines and other operations of the mitsubishi corporation. of those, only two are left alive. and one of them 93-year-old veteran james murphy will be listening on the stage and accepting the apology of the mitsubishi corporation representative. the government of japan apologised for the treatment of american p.o.w.s, which violated various tenants of the geneva convention against mistreatment of p.o.w.s that was in 2009, and again in 2010. that has been done. this is the first time a big corporation will issue its apology let's take you back to the
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event where mitsubishi is offering, we believe, a landmark apology for using u.s. prisoners of war. let's listen to what is happening. >> ..historic moment. in a moment we are going to ask mr hikaru himora from mitsubishi to make a formal statement followed by a response by mr james murphy and then remarks also by professor jan thompson and a very special guest from tokyo, mr ukoyo otomato who will also speak. i will have a few words to say at the end of that presentation. follow that we'll have a q and a, please, from the media, if there are - will be any
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questions, you'll be welcome to ask them. i'll repeat them from the podium, and following the q and a for media only there has been numerous requests to be able to speak to - with mr murphy and he and his son have agreed to spend a few minutes, in any event, right next to the table when we are finished. however, i also would like to take the opportunity to let the members of the audience and media know that as a result of that initiative by mitsubishi materials, numerous families of p.o.w.s, former american and british p.o.w.s, have identified
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themselves have come forward, and a number of them participated in the event. the private event upstairs. i would appreciate very much right now, before we go to our formal programme, to ask the following people. and their families, to please stand and be recognised. these are members of the p ox w community, if you will. and they include jim nelson mr jorgensons ms jane haxtra and lex ter tenney please stand, together, charles johansen, to please stand and be recognised. they are all available, along with other members, family members ... so that event getting under
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way there in los angeles, where the japanese firm mitsubishi, is to offer what is a landmark apology for using u.s. prisoners of war for forced labour in its minds during world war ii. a landmark event taking place in los angeles another historic moment about to happen. within a matter of hours, cuba and the u.s. would store diplomatic relations. restoring embassies. the u.s. broke off relations with cuba in 1961, two years after a communist revolution led by fidel castro. last year president obama and raul castro announced normalization of relations. dozens of political prisoners and a u.s. contractor have been released. russia released prisoners from state sponsored terrorism.
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paving the way. >> joining us from washington d.c. is larry luxter a news editor frequently reported on cuban issues. >> did you think you would see this historic moment in your lifetime. >> no, i didn't expect it to happen as long as the castro brothers were alive. this is a function of president obama wanting to leave a legacy of making amends and creating friendships with countries, with which we have had bitter ties, and cuba and iran come to mind. both are happening within the same week of each other, it seems. while cuba is no longer on the state department terrorist list and is establishing diplomatic ties. iran remains on the list no diplomatic ties. it leads to a new approach by the white house of wanting to
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correct the wrongs of the past. >> is it equally, do you think, popular in cuba and the u.s.? >> i think it's very popular in cuba. can't speak to how it is in cuba, the vast majority of americans favour the policy. even among cuban americans attitudes have changed. 61% of americans favour this and want the embargo lifted as soon as poll. you have a fraction of people opposed to it. generally they are cuban americans and cite human rights violations. >> both countries talk about the fact that they have issues that are unresolved including the two big ones. the human rights issue. how far difficult and how long will it take to resolve those issues. the hard work begins now. the third issue is the return of
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guantanamo bay naval base. i don't see the embargo, itself lifted soon. it can be hollowed out bit by bit. i think certainly with the re-establishment of diplomatic relations, that is a huge step. the next step is readministration of world bank, the i.m.f. because it can access capital markets. i don't believe that will happen until raul castro is out in 2018 let's take you back to los angeles, where that event is under way, and an apology is being delivered by the mitsubishi the japanese company to americans who were used as prisoners of war, and used as pores labour in the second world -- prisoners labour in world war ii. >> ..the predecessor of mitsubishi
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materials. during world war ii prisoners of war were placed in a wide range of industries to offset labour shortages in japan. as part of this close to 900 american p.o.w.s were allocated to four mines allocated to our predecessor, mitsubishi mining
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in japan. working conditions were extremely harsh and the p.o.w.s were subjected to severe hardships. as the company that succeeded mitsubishi mining we cannot help feeling a deep sense of economic responsibility for this past
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tragedy. i deeply appreciated this gathering, where i gave my most sincere apology to former p.o.w., mr james murphy, and all other u.s. p.o.w.s, forced to work in the mines of the former mitsubishi mining as well as their families. i also told them that mitsubishi materials intends to never allow such a thing to happen again.
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mitsubishi materials has provisions worldwide, including here in california. under our corporate mission for people, society, and the future of the earth respecting the basic human rights of all people is a core principal of our company. in keeping with the spirit of this mission, today we apologise remorse fully for a tragic event
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in our past and expressed our profound determination to work towards a better future. the aforementioned it the report i make to you. thank you so very much. >> thank you, mr hamura. earlier today we had the chance to meet james murphy and his wonderful family who are here. we stand strong. and a chance for all of us from japan and the states to be quite a remarkable individual who spoke not only on his behalf.
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but on behalf of his comrades that are no longer with us. it's an honour for me to invite mr murphy to say a few words. >> thank you. it's a real pleasure to have so many turn out for this event. we welcome all of you and we have just witnessed something of an historical nature because for 70 years since the war ended, the prisoners of war who worked for these japanese companies have asked for something very simple. they ask for an apology for having to perform forced labour
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in come promised goldmines and other areas. we hope to extend mitsubishi gracious coming forward at this time to all the other mines and factories where - who employed american p.o.w.s against their will. i listened very carefully to mr kmr mr kimoro's statement of apology and found very severe humble and revealing and this happened to be the first time that we have heard those words, and they really touch you at the heart of the thing. and we hope that we can go ahead now and have a better understand
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understanding, a better friendship with japan... dot dt ..a better friendship and closer ties with our ally japan because strong friend in that area of the world this time without getting into politics here, arriving. i didn't prepare anything in particular except to listen to the speech say it sincere, and i know that we can trust the words spoken here today. so it's my high honour to accept the apology from the japanese delegation who came a long way just to deliver this document. which i find very very
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interesting, regoaling. -- revealing so our nations can heel some of our problems and go on with our work worldwide and work together as human being. thank you very much mr kimura well you are watching an historic moment here taking place in los angeles. you have been listening to 94-year-old james murphy a former u.s. prisoner of war, who was made to work in the mines of the japanese company mitsubishi during the world war ii, and he has said it is his honour to accept this apology made by mitsubishi a landmark apology from a japanese company. the first private company to apologise for using prisoners of war during world war ii still to come on the
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newshour. whelm meet the people -- we'll meet the people repairing the buildings broken by the nepalese san jose earthquakes. >> he is a war -- earthquake. and he's a war hero because he was captured. >> donald trump challenging john mccain's war hero. >> and f.i.f.a.'s football world body looking for a new president.
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hello welcome back. a reminder of the top stories of al jazeera. 45 have been killed in shelling on aden. the attack happening two days after aden's government in exile declared aden had been retaken from houthi forces. u.s. defense secretary ash carter is beginning a tour of the middle east as part of easing fears with the nuclear deal. he'll have talks with saudi arabia leaders in riyadh. the united states is to
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restore diplomatic relations with cuba in a few hours time. reopening embassies closed for half a century talks aimed at ending a stalemate between burundi's leading party and opposition groups have been adjourned after the government side did not turn up according to a minister who mediated the process. time is running out ass the presidential election is expected to take place on tuesday. we have this report on the concerns of ordinarily people. >> reporter: this 18-year-old was told not to come to work until burundi's economy improves. he was a waiter. after weeks of unrest his boss couldn't afford to keep the restaurant open. the $50 he earnt a month helped him to look after his mother, brothers and sister. >> i have no money, i have nothing to do except stay at hem. >> reporter: things worsened
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before nlt pierre nkurunziza announced he was running for an unconstitutional third term. the restaurant has been closed for four months. families are struggling. some have left the country, others are staying put. they are not going anywhere. politicians say they are trying to resolve their differences, but can't agree on forming a government of national entity. some worry time is running out. >> the major job threat is the people who attempted the coup. they have gone outside of the country, and they can be just joined by some others and they have already wait - waved the threat of seizing weapons and fights. >> president pierre nkurunziza is not concerned some will try to remove him from power.
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he is confident he will be re-elected. >> we have not received a response from our inquiries, and the offices of the government. we have to hold until the government is ready to continue the dialogue. >> reporter: families that decided to stay for the election on tuesday worry about their children, and hope there'll be no more violence during and after the controversial election. >> reporter: banks in greece are set to open on monday. more flexible withdrawal limits will allow people to take out 40 euros a week instead of 60 euros a day. we have this report on how small businesses are trying to cope with the economic problems.
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>> reporter: with a cuisine as rich as its history, few traditions in greece are as important as culinary. this woman guards her kitchen, 33 years after the doors to her family restaurant first opened. >> people are in a mood to go out. you can see it. it's not like before. at a time of great hardship in greece, the doors may be forced shut. the people who come here don't spend as much. they limit what they order. what is left on the table, they take it with them. >> reporter: her husband is blunt, saying they earned 50% this year. >> our business is dying. they may be forced to raise their prices something they don't want to do. sense the banks shut their doors. business has gone from bad to
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worse. he has little hope that it will improve now that the same banks are reopening. he feels the austerity measures adopted are too severe that his country is being punished. >> greece gave the likes of civilization to all of europe they are trying to strangle us. they called us lacy. in this harbour, south of athens, the atmosphere seems relaxed, even when anxiety reins. george and stellar, who have been married 47 years hope their son will take over the business once they retire if they can keep it afloat until then. >> the summer months are the high season much typically the tables behind me would be full of people. while the financial crisis has affected them it's never been as bad as it has been these past few weeks.
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they say they are facing a crisis and may have to close. >> here, when earnings are small, portions are still big. love of food and family is more important than anything else. >> we have always been smiling and will always be smiling. that's something they can't take away from us. they'll keep serving up smiles and dishing out deliciousness as long as they can steven barber is a political economist at the london southbank university and is with me in the studio. the cash withdrawal limit is being slightly changed. it is basically the same amount of cash you can take out per week. the banks are reopening. what difference will it make? >> it will be a relief for greece to see the banks reopening. if nothing else it's a first
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step to normality. you can imagine the difference it will make to ordinary people. there'll be queues at the bank tomorrow. capital controls remain. the big issue here is the role that banks play in an economy, a transmission mechanism they play to allow transactions to take place, and commerce. it's important that you have a function banking system in any economy, if he wanted to prosper. >> it's not about people turning, opening a credit card it's what is going on behind the scenes. >> if you imagine you were operating in greece under these conditions, you wouldn't be surprised that a lot of people were operating in a cash economy. you can't use the banks. for day to day lives, it's not a huge amount of difference monday to last week. long term it's an important step. we had all the drama over the past few weeks over who was
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going to wear what sort of deal was going to be done and greece accepted the bail out terms. a lot of people might thing deal done and dusted greece is sorted. it's not. negotiations are going on. >> it's not. how you phrase it there, who is going to win. >> that's how it was. >> it's not meant to be like that. >> but it was. >> it was. it indicates what a multilayered issue this is, a multilayered crisis. last week markets were encouraged by what they see is an implausible deal a deal seeing, at least for the time being, a eurozone crisis averted. the idea of a state leaving the eurozone appears to have been diverted for a while. and the banks have a way of being capitalized again. if you are an ordinary greek person looking at this this is terrible. austerity that we have been through continues, and, by the
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way, most people thought they rejected it in a referendum a week or two ago. it's give to see in this is the end of this crisis. >> we saw a report on how small businesses are dealing with things for traders, it's difficult. international trade is still restricted, isn't it? >> it is. they have capital controls, being that the cash can't, over a certain level, can't leave the economy legally. this is a relatively small economy, reliant on tourism, and it's not easy for tourists to be sure that they'll be able to take cash out when they get together to spend that money. >> a difficult situation continues thank you now, donald trump created controversy by criticizing the war record of a fellow republican in the u.s. presidential election.
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republicans are furious, defending john mccain a former prisoner of war. gerald tan reports. >> donald trump is not known for holding back his opinions. the u.s. presidential hopeful mocked fellow republican, senator john mccain. >> he's not a war hero. he is a war hero. >> he's a war hero because he was captured. i like war heros that were not captured, i have to tell you. >> do you agree with that? >> he was a war hero because he was captured. >> reporter: trump was attacking mccain because he lost the 2008 election it president obama. many rushed to john mccain's time, the former p.o.w. tortured during his 5.5 years in vietnam. a realistic tycoon and realistic celebrity, donald trump has been making headlines with blunt comment.
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few are spared - his opponents. >> hillary clinton was the worst secretary of state in the history of our company. >> or mexican migrants. >> they are taking our jobs taking or manufacturing, taking our money, they are taking everything, and killing us on the border. >> it's the kind of speech that excites and divides voters. this time is no different. >> nepal's huge earthquake in april left many buildings in danger of collapse. thousands are yet to be demolished demolished. the government is unable to pull them down. from kathmandu we have this report. walking around kathmandu, it's difficult to miss the wooden beams of houses. these buildings have been condemned after april's earthquake made them structurally unsafe. the government says it's up to property owners to demolish
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them. so far, not many have been. this businessman hired people to demolish this rented building, because the larned lord has not, and it's putting people in danger. >> translation: it's been a month and a half. the building has not been demolished. my goods worth $150,000 have been stuck under the wreckage. mon soons are here and the government is nowhere to be seen. >> reporter: the government tried to speed up demolishment of 173,000 structurally damaged houses. some say the larger apartment houses should be the priority. this building complex behind me is structurally sound, according to surveyors. locals say a proper survey has not been done. neighbours tell us that part of the ground has subsided and the
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towers didn't comply with admissions. this man is leading a group angry about the situation. >> this is 15 storeys tall. that one and that is 11, 12 13. they did not take a planning permit. this is an appeal to the government. and the government penalized them 20 square foot letting the building go ahead. many are afraid of living here. now they want the building demolished. >> there are many builders at large. we have given them warnings to demolish the buildings. if not, we'll demolish them. we have instructed apartment owners to build them within building codes. >> officials keen to start are limited by technology. the government doesn't have the technical know how to demolish buildings.
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neighbouring countries have been requested to help with equipment. more than two months on people here do not want to wait still ahead on the programme - the moment this surfing world champion must have thought would be his last. full details in sport.
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full details in sport. all your sport with zoe. >> starting with the irish open
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championship. paul dunn stole the show, carding 66, stunning the rest of the field, moving to 12-understand. the last amateur to win the title was in 1930. joining him at the top of the leader board is stenson the last man to win the open on that course and with a share of the lead is jason day, showing no signs of vert coe suffered at the u.s. open. jordan spieth boosted his chances. he's one shot off the pace with an aim for a third major. >> i haven't had it creep into my head yet. i don't think it will. i'll be focussing on how to win the pournt. who is around me do i need to birdie the next couple or play to where i have a chance at birdie, or par at worse australia won the second ashes against england at lords by four or five runs.
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this came out on day four, looking to dominate. chris rogers who retired hurt, when he took a blow to the helmet one run short of the century. the batsman 58 and 83 in a partnership with dave warner. they declared before lunch. england lost and it was an easy task for australia to wrap up the win. >> the boys were switched on. i sensed the hunger. from the senior players in particularly, they lead that and the young players have enthusiasm and hunger,a want to get out and play. i sense a hunger for success from the senior players. we want to need that andre greipel has won stage 15 of the tour de france despite an incident a day earlier. he was involved in a crash on saturday, and had to have
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stitches in his leg. andre greipel didn't let it bother him as he sprinted to victory british chris froome held on to the overall leaders yersy -- yellow jersey andy murray put his wimbledon disappointment behind him, sealing englands place in a first davis cup in 34 years. andy murray fought back from a set and a break down against gilles simon to claim victory. britain will now host australia in the semis in september f.i.f.a. will hold an extraordinary general meeting in zurich to name the date they'll lect a new president. the world governing body is engulfed in a corruption crisis with a senior figure extradited to the gaits to face a hearing in new york. >> inside f.i.f.a. headquarters they are accustomed to
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turbulence and instability this extraordinary meeting is crucial, and due for radical change. the federal bureau of investigation's breath-taking swoop to arrest officials, 13 overall, left the world governing body in crisis. finally international law, not f.i.f.a. law is dealing with those not accused of corruption. a date to choose a new leader will be chosen at the meeting. yet sepp blatter has been clinging to office attempting to lead the presidency on his own time and terms excusing himself from blame. he was careful to make the june resignation like like a repositioning. and is billing himself as the orchestrator at f.i.f.a. until a new man is elected. >> this is an issue bigger than the presidency. >> the probably is not a sepp blatter problem, he's a huge part of the problem, but the problem is a culture of corruption within the
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organization. the new president could be voted in in december. a man that lost out it blatter could run. another is yet to reveal whether he'll be tempted to stand in a blatter-free election. the best chance of restoring sponsors may come with a figure head than a mootman, someone whose reputation is clean. that may require a rule change. the fall out from the meltdown takes the situation beyond football governance. the world cup in russia and qatar are questioned with russia and china changing rights to police the situation. with processes of officials under way, and former vice president jeffrey web on trial in new york, f.i.f.a.'s reputation would barely be lower. it's a disyeteded -- discredited organization looking to its future while haunted by the
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past. >> part of the investigation into f.i.f.a.'s wrongdoing will focus on how and where it invested money. in the past four years. they have handed out there 1 billion. they have little hope of winning a world cup. the money is beaten to help f.i.f.a. members buy loyalty. gabriel elizonda reports from the caribbean island. >> reporter: welcome to the island nation of angillar. many call it paradise because of white beaches and turquoise water. for the people that live here fishing and sailing is part of the life for many. the team is the worst f.i.f.a. team, 15 years since winning a match, and seven years since scoring a goal. they lost to el salvador once 12-30. despite that there's a -- 12-0.
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despite that there's a football-only stadium in the capital, completed five years ago, given to them by f.i.f.a. f.i.f.a. has given $1.7 million. can this stadium be built without the help of sepp blatter and people? >> no. not at this time. >> reporter: f.i.f.a. said the money is to spread the wealth and develop the game in small countries that might not have the funds to support a team. that's how it seems by the president of the local football association, and why he is grateful to blatter. >> to have this is a great achievement of the executive. >> some see something sinister going on. >> the political consequences are dire. that is what many have learnt. that's why you have a marginal lock step. every time something happens in
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f.i.f.a., they goalo the lead of the leaders. the power is absolute and uncontrolled. >> f.i.f.a. has not responded, but denied similar accusations. money to buy loyalty to f.i.f.a. or football development. many here ambivalent while the building continues. >> these are dorms built for visiting teams next to the stadium. this, too, was funded with f.i.f.a. money. despite the problems the money continues to flow. they gave another 600,000 to angillar in march to continue the second phase of this project. as f.i.f.a. faces intense security and change there are doubts that the cash will wash on to the sandy beeches, to shore out the team which scores so few goals. finally, triple surfing world champion mick fanning
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fought off a shark during a competition on sunday. he was competing in the final of an open in south africa. these pictures clearly show him fending off a shark before he and fellow aussie julian wilson were assisted out of the water unharmed. the final was abandoned. >> all of a sudden i don't know i had an instinct that someone was behind me. all of a sudden i started getting pulled under water. then the fin came up i was on my board, it was right there. i saw the whole thing thrashing around. i was getting dragged under bit the leg rope. >> even though we are competitors, we are friends. it's kicking in. it was to gnarly man, tripping out. certainly a lucky escape. he had an extraordinary escape. apparently he punched it in the back. i thought you poked it in the
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eye. >> next time. >> next time, yes. join us in a couple of minutes. bye-bye.
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