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this is al jazeera. this is al jazeera. >> hello there i'm barbara serra. this is the al jazeera newshour live from london. coming up in the next 60 minutes. at least 20,000 people take to the streets of vienna, in memory of the 71 people who died if the back of a lorry. one policeman is killed, dozens of others are injured as a nationalist campaign in ukraine turns violence. the government cracks down against people in china whom
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they accuse of starting rumors about the stock market. >> i'm divya gopalan. why these are in danger of being eextinct. >> final tennis grand slam tournament of the year. one of the big names to suffer an opening day defeat. >> hello, thank you for joining us. at least 20 thows people have marched on ththousand people haf vienna in memory of those who died in a lorry on the outside skirts last week. people keep coming. in greece, 2500 people have
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disembarked after being picked up by the coast guard last weekend. 70 search and rescue operations off the eastern islands including lesbos, samos and kos. checkpoints of the country's border with greece. en route to serbia trains are being run twice a day to help with the growing number of people trying oreach western europe. and hundreds have also been boarding trains in hungary, from the capital budapest, earlier, there are reports that officials in vienna were separating refugees. those from syria were allowed to carry on and others were told to wait in a different part of the
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station. andrew simmons reports. >> yet another queue for wary refugees, hundreds are allowed to boo board trains for germanyd austria, after waiting rough on the sidelines. none of these people have visas, yet now they are crammed inside a train bound for munich and cleared to leave. at the austrian border there is confusion and delays of several hours. wanted to transfer passengers to other trains. this man from syria talked of his elation after one month of traveling. >> i have a friend in germany. i will go there, and i will
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teaching where i will go. maybe germany because germany is big country and maybe good. all good. >> reporter: but some refugees were stressed whether they were free to carry on across the board anborder and didn't beliey could carry on. it's stifling in here and this train is overflowing, they are all convinced they are about to cross the border. they don't have visas but it seems exceptions are being made and the journey goes ahead. at last, on their way to the destinations they have grown to doubt they'd ever see. andrew simmons, al jazeera, on the hungary austria border. >> as we were telling you 20,000 have turned out on the streets of vienna to remember the 71
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refugees founder get in a truck near the city. our correspondent rob reynolds joins us now, that kind of shows you the kind of feeling there is in vienna that the austrians themselves have. tell me the feeling that's been going on in the city today. >> reporter: i think that the event of the 71 refugees is so horrifying so many people in this city and this country that we did very large protest march tonight. there were people that were marching with their families, children, elderly people as well. all sorts, about 20,000 marching down a main street, a little bit further away from the center of the city. and they were chanting, things like say it loud and say it clear, refugees are welcome here. we talked to several people, one woman said, when she sees the political situation, and the
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failure to really deal with the refugee situation that she feels ashamed to be austrian. another said i just want to tell the politician he let the refugees in give them a chance to live, at least. and so that is one strain of opinion. and another interesting development tonight was, there was a memorial service in the great dome behind me here. and this that memorial service, the catholic bishop of vienna had a rather stern message for members of the australia ran government, includinaustralia rn government. we can no longer turn our head and pretend this is not happening. these are the things that are
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currently happening in the night barbara. >> we are having some glitches with sound president but i want to persevere. austria has found itself a way past, once ahead to the rest of western europe. so what are leaders doing to try to deal with the situation? >> reporter: well, there seems to be a kind of mixed message. on the one hand as you mentioned earlier, australia ran police doing random checkaustrian polid some 200 refugees, in one instance, refugees were packed into a vehicle. the government's senior police official said it was just luck that the people didn't die in that situation.
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and what andrew simmons was talking about, trains have gone through vienna and essentially then waved on to munich and other parts of germany. there is this kind of dichotomy in the euft aren austrian respoy don't want any hideous response like the 71. but they are happy to go to where they want to go which is germany. >> sentiment that's echoed in pretty much all european countries now. rob reynolds, thanks for that. as rob was mentioning germany the chancellor angela merkel has been speak going the crisis and she's criticized how other countries have treated refugees. >> translator: we have a humanitarian responsibility. we need to establish registration centers and talk to african nations, talk to countries that are in civil war
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and ensure there are there is a fair distribution of refugees across europe. not what is like currently happening across serbia macedonia and hungary. >> the united kingdom is one of the most desired destinations. the prime minister has visited calais where people are waiting to transfer from france to england. the european union has given france an extra $5.5 million to help a camp known as the jungle. jacky rowland last posted a report for us. >> this two european commissioners this didn't register on the travel plans for the ministers.
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people live on end in very squalid conditions. the french prime minister even though he didn't come here he acknowledged this is unsustainable and more must be done. >> translator: we have to divide up equitably among european countries. debates have been intense but we have a framework. france as germany supports it. too many countries are refusing to take their share. it's again the european spirit. we cannot accept it. >> reporter: now, the european union is going to set aside five million euros that's about $5.5 million, to build what they're calling a humanitarian camp somewhere here that could be used to house and provide some basic needs and some basic shelter for these people. and it's due to be open by the beginning of next year. but when you bear in mind that it's been august and already the camp is really flooded here.
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really, for the people here, in the jungle of calais, that money and that help and that new accommodation really can't come soon enough. >> jgjacky rowland reporting frm the so-called jungle there. specializes in immigration sir, thank you so much for joining us here on al jazeera. we really saw in our reports in the past few minutes i guess a snapshot of all the hot spots, all the pressure points in europe. we now have this meeting scheduled for the 14th of september where the eu is going to try come up with some sort of strategy. what do you think that strategy circulate look like? >> well as you've heard in your earlier reports there is a division of opinion between different eu member states and indeed some member states have conflicting perspectives. you have some that are more welcoming an some that have not been as welcoming.
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you have the, what we call the german view supported by the french, that there should be some kind of quota. so the idea that eu member states would each have the same share of migrants, refugees, because with refugees at the moment you have some countries on the borders of the european union, they have a lot more than those inside. you have on the other part of the equation, another argument: you could call it the british perspective. about having some kind of what you cal some kind of center whercall some kind of officertho that would be outside the european union. what i suspect would happen is a compromise between the two views of what to do with the refugee crisis. i think that there will be countries on the borders and possibly including germany that will agree to have more refugees
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process for asylum claims in those countries than others. but those taking less will agree some financial package to help pay for all of this. >> the point is that even though it obviously is a huge economic issue as well, especially for a country, take greece, that's finding itself very much at the forefront of the crisis and has obvious financial issues. it is a big political problem as well. in many countries we are seeing the rise of far right groups who are gaining popularity because they don't want the immigrants and the refugees coming into the country. it's not just about money. i want to focus on the issue of quotas, it's germany and france that are hoping for quotas, there are peripheral countries that have said no but the u.k. is the main stumbling block it's proven to be.
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one of the maybe problems in trying to come to some kind of solution. >> welt, well, i think the brith government has committed itself i think somewhat foolishly of some kind of cap on the numbers of people coming into the u.k. a cap they are trying odefend and the most recent statistics this came out only a few days ago show that we have another rise and they continue to fail to meet their own target. so the government is under real pressure to bring numbers down. and it's a view, have to say on immigration that it's probably a very popular view with a lot of people in england, the british government will have a lot of pressure to not take on a much greater share of refugees or asylum seekers. i think that it will be unlikely that they'll do so. but i don't know that that will
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then mean the end of any deal. for example very briefly, in this jungle in calais that one of your reported just commented from, there the french and british governments have agreed on a deal whereby the french government has agreed to process the refugees there, many of them wanting to go to britain. but britain has agreed to pay the french government to help defray the cost. the french government was not so keen to be devoting resources and people into doing that project, given so many wanted to come to the u.k. and given that the u.k. is far below the average number of refugees that eu member states have. i think something like that french british compromise where some countries will agree to take on some extra numbers but those not taking the numbers will provide the extra cash, i think that will map. if i could have one more point,
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it would only be to say that many of the people that we are seeing as refugees in europe are people who are able to be refugees. these are the people who are often accountants, engineers, they are often more educated than many of the people who they've left behind. and this compounds the tragedy for the countries they leave. but also provides some opportunities for the countries that they come to. many of these people are not unskilled and uneducated. until those countries do take on extra refugees to support are taking on people who have skills that are often very needed in these countries. >> tom brooks from the university of durham sir thank you very much for sharing your views with us. and still to come here on the newshour. divided diyalla. wherein the iraqi province sectarian problems persist even after the removal of i.s.i.l.
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plus. >> i'm are charles stra stratfo. a possibilities of great wealth. >> and has manchester united found the answer to their strierstriker shortage? several have been injured in a shootout, on the west bank. one soldier has been seriously wounded. 40 israeli vehicles showed up at the house of the commanders, several members of the group were arrested. an explosion at a demonstration outside ukraine's parliament has killed one national guardsmen and wounded many more.
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parliament members voted. nadim baba reports. >> these pictures filmed from inside ukraine's parliament building, the interior minister says dozens of national guardsmen were injured by several explosive devices. many were taken away by ambulance. the violence also injured journalists covering the protest. the group had gathered after the session giving concessions to parts of donetsk and luhansk. the new bill backed by petro poroshenko and his allies did pass on its first reading. it's a crucial part of a peace agreement reached in february this year. it was supposed to end the fighting between ukraine's army and russian backed separatists. since then there has been sporadic and deadly violence in
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the east. the new law has to pass a special vote later this year but these scenes are a reminder of just how controversial it is. nadim di baba, al jazeera. >> recent stock market crash and the tienjin chemical blast. those found guilty could face three years in jail. adrian brown has the story. >> on state tv, the journalist confesses his guilt. his crime to report that the deposit was planning to end its efforts to rescue the article ws published the shanghai share index suffered one of its biggest falls. on monday he apologized for those who lost money. >> this can have a big impact
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whether the information is correct or incorrect. we're going to be in an extremely volatile market. >> also publicly disgraced, a stock market official accused of insider tradings. he apparently made a half million profit after borrowing half that to buy shares. 197 people have reportedly been published about spreading rumors about the stock market and fatal explosions in tienjin. but criticisms of the government's handling of this is not featured in state media. instead it's focusing on the military parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of app japan'japan's convenient ter.
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sister sites of our network al jazeera arabic are now blocked. the government won't say why. during troubled times regulations are often used by authorities to block news stories that they say expose state secrets or endanger the country. in short, the government freeze a free media because it would undermine its authority. this economy relies on the internet for growth but testing the government's control. adrian brown al jazeera, beijing. it's been months since the islamic state of iraq and the levant was cleared from iraq's eastern province of diyalla. but the fight to push out the armed group has deepened the divide among the shia, sunni and kurdish in the region. zeina khodr reports.
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>> reporter: these people are demanding to go home. their town of jalula was cleared of i.s.i.l. ten months ago. officials tell them to wait for the roads and facilities to be rebuilt but they believe the kurdish forces who recaptured the area want to make sure it is part of the region they govern in the north. >> translator: the kurds are destroying our homes and they want to change the demographics so arabs won't be the majority there. >> reporter: the representative of the town want to make sure it is kurdish, but the authorities in baghdad are not addressing the issue with kurdish regional government and representatives say they don't have much power. >> translator: the parties who are now in control operate outside of the state and some have military wings. we hope this will change as part of the reforms promised by the
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government. >> reporter: there has long been a break between the three communities, fault lines have run through this province for years. they have worsened since the start of the war against i.s.i.l. that war has brought a new reality, one that has created a new authority on the ground. shia militias also known as the popular mobilization forces have become the real power here. they led the fight against i.s.i.l. but were accused of reprisal killings against sunnis. many in that community feel the actions of these groups are a continuation of years of sectarian policies led by the shia led government. >> this is why sunnis move to areas where their community lives. same is true for shia, linked to political part parties has causd strife. >> reporter: more than 100
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killed in a recent truck bombing i.s.i.l. said it carried out hasn't help reconcile communities. >> translator: our community is being targeted. why the killing? now we are suspicious of everyone. those who are responsible want to prevent co-existence. >> reporter: sunnis and shias once lived together in this town. now the divide has grown deeper and it has torn diyalla's society apart. zeina khodr, al jazeera, diyalla. >> al jazeera has condemned the handing down of three year sentences for al jazeera's journalists. baher mohamed, mohamed fahmy, and peter greste were found guilty of aiding a terrorist group and broadcasting incorrect information which they and al jazeera dissent.
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>> the secretary-general has brought up the case of these journalists and other incarcerated journalists whether they be in egypt or orlt placesr places. sometimes quiet comment and sometimes more vocal. >> two british journals and an iraqi fixer working for vice news, arrested on august 29th in diabakir. they had been filming clark between turkish and p cmplek. pkk. the government is trying ocrack down on corruption while encouraging its growth.
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mining opals is a flourishing trade in ethiopia. >> reporter: the ethiopian high lands are often called a roof of africa. it is a breathtakingly beautiful landscape. a discovery in recent years has got precious gems around the world very excited. opals of exceptionally high quality. we meet a group of miners as they head back to their village. >> translator: the work is very hard. >> this man tells me. look at the blue in that. seto has been mining for two years. he and 12 other men work in this 40 meter long tunnel. the group earn up to $2500 a week for stones they find. seto has been digging here for about 20 minutes now and he's just hacked into a piece of
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rock, and you can see here, this is the opal. and the guys who work this mine say that on a good week they can pull out around 50 kilos of these stones. there is nothing to support the roof of the tunnel. seto says the last time a miner was killed here was three years ago. >> translator: landslides happen when it rains. it's frightening when you are inside the tunnel. but i don't want to stop this work until i'm successful. >> reporter: the government who supplied the miners with basic tools and says it wants to improve health and safety standards. it's encouraged them to form cooperatives. they sell most of the raw opals for processing abroad. >> translator: since we formed cooperatives we have been able to save money. some of our friends have bought cars. others are buying houses. >> reporter: this is one of
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only two gem stonework shops in addis ababa. ethiopia's gem stone industry generates around $25 million a year, a long way from australia which produces 95% of the world's opals. this last stone is around 150 per karat and is valued at around $150,000. the infrastructure to sell cut and polished stones. >> mining companies come to ethiopia. >> the opal is known as the queen of gems so men like seto continue digging despite the risks involved. charles stratford, al jazeera,
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ethiopia. tracking the traffickers on the trail with peruvian police as they exercise their new powers against drug smugglers. action on climate change. the u.s. president heads to alaska for historic three day visit. and in sport, the legal end game is in sight for one of the nfl's biggest games, andy is going to have more on that story. story. >> top architect david adjaye.
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>> in order to save my children, i had to try to save everyone else's. >> chicago mothers, fed up and fighting back. >> what we've essentially done is created an outdoor community center. >> changing the city one block at a time. >> i'm out here to encourage them, to tell them there's a better way.
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>> and now a reminder of the top stories here on al jazeera. at least 20,000 people have taken to the streets of vienna in memory of the 71 refugees who died in the back of a lorry. meanwhile, the eu has called for an emergency meeting in two weeks time to talk about the crisis. protests came as politician he voted on a controversial law in ukraine giving eastern regions more power.
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china has arrested 197 people for spreading rumors about the stock market crash and tienjin explosions. delegates from nearly 200 countries are meeting in bonn, ahead of a major summit in paris this year. this is a taste of what's actually on the agenda. rich countries will deliver on how they will mobilize up to $100 million to help poor and developing countries. all countries will have to submittal plans, only arounds 50 countries have actually done this. many analysts predict, global temperature rise tol to the
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targeted 2° celsius. it is feared that the world is headed for more drought, flooding and extreme weather events as the ice caps melt and natural climate systems are adversely affected. dhak has more. knowledge that daniedaniel lak . >> the president will see more, the glorious landscape of alaska and how it's been devastated by climate change. permafrost and glacier disintegration. >> climate change poses the same threat right now. >> they don't like the administration's decision to approve off shore drilling by shell in the chuc chuckchi sea.
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protesters in kayaks tried to slow it down to make their feelings known. >> obama going to alaska to talk about the urgency of climate change while just approving 100 billion barrels of oil that must stay in the ground if we must improve climate change. >> especially among the indigenous population. low oil prices are raising fears of cut backs to state services. at an international conference on climate change in anchorage. >> what we need to can is try to find that middle grounds where we can bring sustainable government, where we can responsibly draw on those resources to meet not just our needs and the needs of the community but the needs for fossil fuels going forward.
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but also you know to bear in mind that there is an environmental cost to this. we need to balance all of that. >> here's proof. melting sea ice is behind this gathering of walruses, thousands of them forced to shore facing starvation and unable to stay in normally icebound ocean hunting grounds. alaska's wildlife and people face climate change more than anyone else on earth. mr. obama will call for tougher measures against climate change but he has to balance the desires of those of one state against climate change. tra daniedaniel lak. al jazeera, washington. >> patty culhane joins us. this can be a rather devicive issue but the president has actually caused controversy before even getting on the
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plane. tell us about that. >> reporter: that's right barbara. apparently u.s. presidents have the power to change the names of mountains. that's what he has done. the highest mountain in the united states will no longer be called mt. mckinley, it is now going to be called denali which alaskans prefer. but president mckinley pattern from ohio as well. >> the viernt environmentalistsl us about this. >> this was actually signed off by the bush administration. shell paid the federal government. they slowed it down so the security standards would be a little bit tougher to make sure there would be an oil spill. he said he didn't have the power to stop it.
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the environmentalists say that is not true. he could issue a presidential order. while this president has talked about climate change he's put a lot of federal money and effort into egg growing green energy technologies, throughout the u.s. to give you a sense in the time he's been in office crude production has jumped 39%. the administration defends this saying right now it's a dirty energy economy and until they can convert to clean energy they want the oil that the u.s. produces is from the u.s. the environmentalists say he is a hypocrite and this trip points that out. >> patty, thank you. greg dodson joining joins us frm
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washington, d.c. first of all, as we were mentioning this is the first time that a sitting president visits the arctic. is it going to be any more than a photo opportunity do you think? >> i think that the -- this visit comes at a really key time. in just three short months, all the nations of the world will be meeting in paris as your component correspondent mentioned and that's going to be an opportunity for the world to come together to address climate change. this visit to the act by the president where climate change is happening twice as fast as the rest of the planet is going to be a springboard into these negotiations. it's a very timely change and bodes well for the outcome of paris. >> there have been lots of meetings before paris, where the countries gathered for a similar purpose and nothing much was achieved. the president has pledged to cut
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greenhouse gases by 2030. you can understand why people think that his aim doesn't quite correlate with the actions. >> i think production has increased but the important part is what has happened with oil consumption before the president took office. we were projected to use more oil every single year than we had in the previous year and that was as far in the future that we could possibly see or predict. the president has increased efficiency standards for light duty vehicles, doing the same thing with heavy duty vehicles. these heavy trucks on the highway. and the result is that instead of ever growing oil consumption our oil consumption has dropped and has plateaued and that's where the emissions actually come from. what are you burning? in that there is a very positive story that the president has
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delivered. >> i was watching this feature online where it showed the projection of the melting ice caps and it really is terrifying. by 2085 the projection is there would be much, much smaller than they are now. what do you think the president can do now that he's in alaska and the rkt circle not just the u.s. but the whole world about the issues that are going on in that part of the world? >> well, alaska certainly provides an excellent backdrop that the effects of climate change are hee today. they are in the forefront. we have seen the loss of sea ice of 40% since the 1970s. the melting of glaciers has increased, three times, and as your correspondent pointed out the effects on wildlife are just tragic. so i think all of this information and 5 million acres of alaska have been burned in wildfires. so all of these are tragic
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illustrations of the impact of climate change. i think if the president can bring these issues to the forefront he can bring them to the mind of the other countries of the world as well. >> thank you for sharing your views. peru is the biggest producer of cocaine. allowing its security to shoot down drug planes. maria is on the hunt with the team. >> commander carlos led the team as they set out to destroy a coca processing plant. they fired shots to twarn
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traffickers. securitwarn thetraffickers. security officers prefer to let them go. most are involved in the drug trade. they left behind their pretty, they left behind boots. these sacks of coca leaves police said were about to be thrown into the pool to make the coca paste from which cocaine is made. this lab is big enough to produce $50,000 worth of coca paste each day. >> translator: the size and location of the lab tells us that they were professionals. >> reporter: the stench of toxic chemicals is overpowering. this substance is eventually turned into the cocaine powder. the residues are thrown away contaminating land and rivers. this is the valley, center of the world's leading coca paste
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producer. this 100 man contingent at the palma pamppa base is at the forefront of the problem. not enough resources. >> the complexity of this is to reach the labs. they're in remote inaccessible areas. we want to work for four or five hours in the jungle. we need air support to move faster. >> peru's antidrug policy in the region is mainly focused on destroying labs and clandestine landing strips. this year police and the army destroyed more than 120 air fields. two to three labs are dismantled every week. still more than 300 tons of drugs are transported out of the country each year. the united nations latest drug report says peru has reduced the amount of coca fields in the last three years but critics say
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traffickers are making the land more productive with better fertilizers. peru is exporting more coca paste and cocaine than ever. unless things change it seems that fighting the battle now can't be won. maria sanchez, al jazeera, peru. argentina is sending back thousands of stolen awr art facs worth millions to their owners. more from buenos aires. >> artifacts being sent back to their country of origin. there are around 4500 of them. they come from peru and ecuador, and were recently recovered in buenos aires in a investigation. >> a u.s. professor was caught at the airport with one of the
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pieces. i went to some of the raids and in some cases we found entire bookshelves filled with archaeological pieces. >> elements traditionally used for religious stories in peru and ec diso ecuador. >> we are told the items were stolen from archaeological sites. interpoll with the help of anthropologists launched several raids some in this area to recover the pieces. at interpoll's headquarters, stolen antiques, he was in charge of the operation and says what happened with the archaeological artifacts was not an exception. >> south america is a place that produces the materials.
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pieces come from other parts of south america to argentina. that's how trafficking happens and it's a multimillion dollar industry. >> reporter: argentina is trying to set a precedent about what to do with recovered antiques. that's why it's offered to send the pieces to the original owners. >> translator: when you go to museums around the world you see they're filled with stolen pieces from another country. it's a type of colonialism. that's why argentina is sendings all these pieces back. >> antiques trafficking has become a major business around the world. and at least this time these artifacts are heading to where they belongs. al jazeera, buenos aires. >> for hundreds of years, intrick atly painted human tigers mark the end of the annual harvest festival. but as divya gopalan reports,
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rising cost means the celebration is at risk of dying out. >> each team has its own tiger design. the patterns are kept secret until the time of the performing. each team will be judged by their dance moves and the size of their belly. 70-year-old chatony has experience on his side. he has been drawing his stripes since 1956 and says competition was more intense in the past. >> translator: before there were more now it's just 18 teams. the painting and makeup was also different in those days. it was nicer, had a different smell. >> reporter: to save money some teams have resorted to using house paint instead of traditional organic powders and dyes and many groups have
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dropped out despite a grant from the indian government that covers half their expenses. but even the mayor agrees that is not enough. >> they must include it in their yearly budget in order to keep this art form alive. >> reporter: by midafternoon the teams take to the streets. up to 51 human tigers backed by dozens of musicians. the origination go back 200 years started by the region's king. until recently it was mostly men who attended this event. you wouldn't see very many women and children in the crowds watching these dancing tigers but that's changed in the past few years with the government supporting this as a grand finale of the harvest festival and a tourist attraction.
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and it's working. thousands of people have come to watch the show. >> it's crazy. i like it. >> reporter: there's no question the popularity of this once obscure festival is growing but many here say unless it gets more financial support it's in danger of going ex ticket. divya gopalan, al jazeera. >> coming up after the break, some top players are already heading home from the final tennis grand slam of the season. season.
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>> let's get all the sport now, here's andy. >> thank you so much barbara. we won't have to wait long for the first upset of the final grand slam in tennis of the year. last year's beaten finalist looked to be in decent form heading to new york after winning a warmup tournament, shakiri blew two sets from benois of france. >> frustrating to lose first round. i mean, i don't think i play bad, i mean didn't play great but you know still it's never easy first match. >> defending championshidefendiy seeded 9th. world number 1 novak djokovic
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also on course for an easy first round win. a player has never won a grand slam, unlikely to be this year. djokovic is now 6-1, 6-1. rarafael nadal is down to 7th. >> i'm happy with the way i'm working, this is to be passionate, wait for my moment and i believe my moment is right again. >> in the woman's draw, serena williams is on her way to winning the seventh grand slam. ivanovich, and sevekova back in form after missing five months of the season due to injury. 15th seed rabanska was the
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first player to make it into round 2. took two hours to win in straight sets. judge will issue a ruling by friday at the latest in the so-called deflate gate. lawyers for tom brady and roger goodell will be in court. >> we understand tom's position and i think the process will work itself out. >> in football, manchester united looks to find a $$55
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million answer to their striker shortage. marciel has been allowed to leave in order to finalize the score. that closes on tuesday. now the south african rugby team could be in theory stopped from competing in the upcoming world cup. the agent for new agenda is taking action against rugby union, accusing them of player seclusion. on wednesday they'll seek a court order to prevent them from leaving the country. a 30% quota has been met, there are eight nonwhite players named in their squad. wales have named their squad opening game in cardiff.
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>> much tougher team than we had four years ago, but it is an incredibly tough group this time around. group stages, it's going to get probably as much effort to get to the semi, all bets are off when you get to the quarter finals and semis. so the focus for us would be disrespectful. against australia and england. >> one-off t-20 in cardiff. as australia just failed to chase down england's final of 182. five match one day international series. in kenya athletes are set for a victory parade in nairobi. tops the medals table. there he is in the center, won their seventh and final goal in the 1500 meters. the less positive side of kenyan
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athletics saw two players failing doping test. the country needs a far better anti-doping program. >> the weak spots for us are africa. east africa. so we're focusing now a key priority for us, kenya, ethiopia, because we have to implement testing, in this country outside the competition, we're working very closely with kenyan authorities to establish a national antidoing agency in kenya and we hope to do the same for ethiopia as well. >> that's it for sports, we'll hand you back to barbara. >> thank you andy. you can find more about everything on our website, angela merkel is testing europe's ideals, more on that in
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>> at least 20,000 people take to the streets of vienna in memory of the 71 refugees who died in the back of a lorry. hello there, i'm barbara serra. you're watching al jazeera live from london. also coming up on the program: one policeman is killed, dozens more are injured as a nationalist protest in ukraine turns violent. televised confessions in china as the government contraction down on people they accuse of spreading rumors about the stock market. plus act