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this is america tonight. ♪ ♪ this is al jazeera. hello. welcome. you are watching "the newshour" live from our headquarters in doha. in the next 60 minutes, russia begins pulling out its military from syria as talks on how to end the conflict enter their second day. >> i am lawrence lee on turkey's border with syria. now the balkan route is closing. also this how, a new president for myanmar, a
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civilian leader after more than half a century of military rule. >> i am rob reynolds in austin, texas, the self-described live music capitol of the world. we will take a look at how hard it is to make a living as a musician here ♪ we will begin this news hour with a major development out of syria. russia started pulling forces oust of that country. the russian defense ministry says the first group of warplanes has left. 1,000 troops, however, are expected to stay in syria. the russian military began its air campaign in september. the decision to pull outcomes as a syrian government delegation and the opposition meets in geneva to try to end the war. today marks exactly five years since the kong conflict began. 250,000 people have been killed. that's according to the u.n. half of the country's population
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is now officially displaced. we have correspondents covering all sides of this developing story. we will get to them in just a few moments. first, wrapping up, the day's developments so far for the newshour is caroline malone. >> reporter: russian airstrikes in syrias have allowed the syrian government to regain lost ground while killing hundreds of people. russian president vladimir putin said they have achieved what they came to achieve. back in september, that was helping syrian president fight what he calls terrorists. >> i believe that the goal set out by the ministry of defense and arm forces has been fulfilled. i order to start the pull-out of the main part of our military grouping. >> the syrian government was told about the decision. a statement from assad said it was a joint one.
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the syrian opposition is cautious. the timing of the announcement was significant. it was made at the same time as u.n. led talks were going on geneva. the message from putin to his diplomats: it's their turn. >> our diplomacy has received a marching order for a political settlement of syria. i think it should be. we believe that we have helped undercut their infrastructure and destroy much of their infrastructure. the fight against terrorists is going to continue. >> reporter: moscow local keep control of an air base. >> reporter: airstrikes have already declined, so pulling out the air force is not a major -- won't have much effect on the battle. plus they made clear, put inmade clear that russia will keep access to its basis bases so they can come back in, in the
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future. >> they were expensive but they might have bought mosque coso something priceless. they used military force but more importantly, they did it as part of creating a diplomatic political crisis where russia co-chairs the political crisis with the united states which is a dramat youic increase in russian power and influence over this process. >> a military pullback does not mean there will be real progress in talks on syria. there are many other players in the war and many of them are still on the ground willing to fit. caroline malone, al jazeera. >> let's take a closer look now at russia's military operations in syria. moscow has carried out an estimated 9,000 bombing raids over syria. it says these have helped to evict isil from 400 populated areas spanning 10,000 square kilometers. activists say many russian a airstrikes were directed against
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powers that the western powers regard as moderate. it's estimated around 1,000 civilians have been killed in the russian bombing campaign. let's talk to fred weir, a journalist with the christian science monitor. welcome to "the newshour." until terms of the objectives for the kremlin, whachts the main objective they say they have now tachieved? >> i think their main objective all along was to bolster the regime of assad, to change the whole conversation about syria to make it clear that assad isn't going because if you remember six months ago, the expectation was, sooner or later, he is going to go down the road and some new government will come in. well, the russians have turned that around, and i think that was always there, their primary goal. what they have left undone, of course, is what they often said was their primary goal, which was to defeat isis.
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because isis is not yet defeated. and the russians are leaving. >> makes pretty clear what the russian priorities were. but to the extent that, you know, that putin is calling the shots, i think he has quite a lot to boast about right now. >> mr. putin calling the shots. dmreftcally does this make him look stronger, tougher, a better world leader? >> well, i think that a lot of russians, certainly a lot of people i know, will breathe a sigh of relief because, well, you know, people are proud of their country. they are certainly happy that it's been winning wars, i mean since georgia and the annexation of crime crimea, that's pretty impressive to say what it was in the 1990s and russians being russians are proud of that.
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they were worried the past six months even though russia is making its mark on the world stage again. i think that echoes of the soviet intervention in afghanistan were always present. the worrypom might be right they are sliding into a quagmire. >> puts an end to that. russians can say mission accomplished. we won, and we are out. i think this will be very popular domestically. >> speculate a couple of minutes, fred. one strand. rest of the world's thinking was what happens to bashaver al-assad at some point in the future might find permanent residence someplace in russia? where does this leave that relation between moscow and damascus? >> i think part of the withdrawal is to put pressure on asad. i know the kremlin is explicitly
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denying that. but it seems like they are saying to him, look, we did it for you. we reversed your fortunate on the battlefield. now, you come to the table because this isn't what russiawa always wanted, to dit down at the big table with the americans and do the deal to be the co-sponsors of a big deal. that's russia's pay-off, and they need to be able to bring assad to that table and make him be obedient. but what is the script for assad down the road? i don't know. he is certainly safe in his chair for the time being. >> fred, thanks very much. >> iran's foreign minister says russia's withdrawal is a positive move and a sign that the conditional cease-fire in syria is working. the fact that russia announced it is withdrawing part of its forces indicates that they don't
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see an imminent need for resort to force in maintaining the cease-fire. >> in and of itself should be a positive sign. now, we have to wait and see. >> diplomatic editor james bays following those talks joining us live in geneva. syria's chief negotiator has been speccing in the past hour or so. >> we have been hearing from both sides here at the talks in geneva over the last 24 hours or so. the latest development has come from the actual mediator of these talks, the u.n. special envoy, steffan dimistura who has just released a statement saying this is a significant development, the news of the russian withdrawal or at least a start of the russian withdrawal and he hopes it will be something that will have a positive impact on these talks. remember, they only got underway again -- we have had talks here before but only got underway again here in the last 24 hours.
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we have seen the government's side which has been pretty defiant to come here to the united nations and meet with steffan dimistura what takes place in a few hours' time is the same meeting taking place this time around with the main opposition block, the high negotiations committee coming to the united nations to meet mr mr. dimistura. i know they know the context, the background has all changed but more questions than answers about what mr. putin is trying to achieve by this pull-out, whether he was worried about getting bogged down for a long time in russia, whether he felt that he had already put all of the cards in favor of the assad regime and wants to lock in those gains with these talks or whether there is something bigger, whether the russian government perhaps now is beginnibegin
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thinking -- >> something bigger may be just around the corner, james, is it your sense the hnc will be mooerm emboldened by this news? >> reporter: we are going to be hering from they know in the next 15 minutes or so their initial reaction was they were wary of this because they are wary of anything the russians are doing in their country and they don't want any russian involvement. i think it's worth stressing the importance of russia to the assad regime. completely changed the fortunes of the assad regime. it was doing very badly before the russian intervention in september but throughout the whole course of this war, five years of this war, in many ways the trump cards have been that they had air power and the opposition didn't. also, they had the vital support from russia, military hardware
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given to the regime, military resupplied but also diplomatic support and to the united nation in new york, the ability of the russians to cast a veto in favor of the assad regime and stop any stronger enter financial by the international community. >> that's the picture of mosque co and the picture out of geneva. thank you very much. live to damascus. we will taub to talib ibrahim. how is this being perceived where you are? >> reporter: >> it i right in the. >> yes, sir you are sir. the line is not very good. we will sustain our conversation as long as we can. >>. >> hello. >> i think we have lost that line there to talib ibrahim until dam avenge u.s. we will go back as quickly as we can before
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the end of the news hour, if we can reestablish that telephone line. >> before the war began, syria was a country of more than 92) 300-0000 people. today, more than half of them have been driven from their homes. gerald tan breaks down the numbers for us. >> reporter: the syrian civil war has triggered an extraordinary displacement of its people. statistics won't always cover the same time periods but you will very much get the picture. we start in syria where 16 months after the war began, 1.35 million had been displaced inside the country. as of last june, it was 7.63 million. then we go around the region. in turkey, an initial figure of 8,000 sirrians in the first year of fighting has swolen to 2.72 million. tie has by far the largest number of syrian refugees. in lebanon, a similar low base of 6,,000 plus back in 20s 11 is now more than a million syrians. remember, lebanon's total
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population is just 4 and a half million. jordan initially had upwards of 22 ,000 syrians cross the border. more recently, nearly 640,000, and iraq, too, a nation with its own set of documented problems. back in january 2012, only eight registered syrians. now, it's nearly al quarter five years after syria's war began, this is the situation, 4.7 million people displaced externally just in four neighboring countries and 7.6 million displaced internally. in reality, more than half of syria's population is not where it was five years ago. and isn't returning any time soon. >> gerald tan reporting there. breaking news coming to us out of the german capitol. we are getting reports, plural, of some sort of explosive device having been used or detonated in
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berlin. we will get more on that for you as soon as we can. the bureau in berlin chase that story for us. angel. let's go back to our coverage of the aftermath of that announcement as the cripplelin saying russian forces started their withdrawal from syria although a sizeable ground force will begin. tie has the highest number of syrian refugees. he is close to the border in the town of taliz. paint a picture. what are you seeing and what are you hearing? some of the points that gerald tan was making in his short report a short time ago. you can see from here exactly what the human impact has been, the extents to which it split people out. syria is about three kill opinionsters away. there are refugees until syria. you can see little silvery lines. syria hosting thousands of people keep tracking further left. you will see back inside turkey, town of kilis, 90,000.
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hosting 127,000 syrians so ebb a microcosm here, the effect of separating out syrians from all over the place. it isn't safe frankly here just over the border here isil territory, twice in the last week. caught a mother and her 4-year-old. it plays to the argument from human rights organizations in europe which say the current plan to try to move people as illegal my grant back here in areas which, for example, the european union might deem to be safespots either here or inside syria is difficult to argue for because particular now in the event of the russians leaving, the front lines will ebb and flo. what will happen? 100 kilometers south of here.
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what areas are going to be safe for roughege ease to be in, in the median term, let alone the long-term. >> most likely everyone, lawrence, said in the past couple of years that those camps in turkey are well run. people's needs are met. their needs are looked after. so, if you are a refugee, why leave someplace that's inherently safe to go someplace that's inherently dangerous and beginning the russian developments in the past 24 hours, very, very unpredictable one would assume. >> it is a good question. as you say, turkey has 2.7 million refugees. the camps are extremely well built. a lot of them are a long way away from the border. i think it's my experience of covering the balkan route the people who tried to get in to europe have more money and tend to be better educated and qualified. a lot of them have been unable to understand why europe has been so hostile to them. they don't want to stay in turkey because they say it's difficult to send their children to school or for them to get a job. now, speaking to aid workers on the syrian side, they say that a
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lot of sirrians who are still contemplating moving know the balkan route. considering a journey which will take them into north africa from here to libya. mediterranean crossing over to italy. to the south of spain. still now, as these piece talks are going on, there are the most extraordinary. >> thank you very much. let's take a live update for you on the breaking story breaking since we were on air getting reports of an explosion in germany in berlin. our berlin correspondent dominic kane joins us. what are you hearing an explosion happened in a car in the western part of berlin.
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in the explosion, it beliefs traces were found in the car. the area around this has been closed down. whether further explosive devices may be in the area. to the incident to come forward. we understand that the explosion destroyed the car, driver was killed, the car overturned and possibly on the side of the street. they say the driver was killed in the western area of berlin. and they are looking to see if there are further explosive devices or suspect packages in the area that may need to be dealt with.
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>> just to be clear, tom, this was the aftermath of an explosive device. as opposed to a spontaneous explosion of some sort. so far, peter, a car was destroyed. its contained within the vehicle. police are saying that it may have been a defendant device where the explosion happened inside or on the car and the explosion destroyed the vehicle and killed the driver. there there is no more information so far. specifically as that is concerned and from an abundance of caution, police closed down the area. they have sfrz at the scene to find every clue they can as to what caused this explosion to happen. as i say they are looking to see if there are any other types explosive devices. so far at least to confirm that it was a device involving this
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car. the car was killed in the explosion and they are appealing for witnesses. >> thanks very much. >> more to come on the al jazeera newshour. three refugees found in a desperate attempt to cross into macedonia from greece. plus all eyes on ohio. we have more on why this state is a must-win for the u.s. presidential candidates. and in sports news, there has been an upset for the world number 2, indian wells, details coming up with joe in about 25 minutes. >> the parliament in myan more has each elected a new president, a civilian leader after 50 years of military rule. he is a confidant of the
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national league democracy party. it bars sushi because two songs are about issue. new president takes office on april 1st. a huge market. how does the politics of myanmar shift and change? >> certainly they controlled parliament. they will control most of the cabinet portfolios. there are some very key they certainly would not have, say, over constitutional change. the military holds ve 0 power over any changes to the constitution. it remains control over the three key min industries, including the ministry of defense. dieseling policies for the future for the country, did continues to devolve. the nld will be able to implement many of those changes that it wants to but cannot touch those three key security
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ministries. as we know t has a quarter of all seats in parliament still. >> the distance between the new president and un sun su shi. there is evidence that he will be just as powerful after the presidency was announced as before. very little will change. very little will change within the hierarchy of the nld, itself, since the election in november. she has made it very clear that she will be above the president if, indeed she was unable to convince the military to and the section of the constitution that presents her from becoming the president. obviously her negotiations with the military were unsuccessful. she has to take up this role of whatever it is of being above the president. she hasn't said what that means. in terms of what sort of title
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she will have. she may be the prime primary, but she certainly hasn't made that clear. what is clears that the president who will take over after the first of april will be a proxy president, that he is there for his loyalty, for his obedience if you like to do as he is told, to do what the leader of the nld wants him to do. >> wayne, thank you very much. benjamin zuwaki is an independent southeast analyst. he dubs the party will push for constitutional changes to hold the if of the. three years or so, her lot into trying to reconcile with the military sacrificing a great deal including some of her principles. her erstwhile principles in the attempt to get those and was unsuccessful of doing so. i think she will throw most of her energy trying to lead from behind as it were. so she can become president.
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>> to the u.s. presidential elections tuesday is the most significant day in the u.s. primary race for both parties since the super tuesday earlier this month. to win the republican nomination race, candidates need 1,237 delegates. as things stand today, the frontrunner, donald's trump has 460. ted cruz is in second place with 370 pledges. 163 and john kasich has 63. in the democratic party, 383 delegates to be nominated. hillary clinton is in the lead with 1,235 delegates. bernie sanders has picked up 580 delegates. special attention is being paid today to ohio. the state has voted for the candidate who became president every time since 1964. here is kimler bi halkett. >> scott stansbury and his family have been working this
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400 hector corn and wheat farm for five generations. like their commitment to farming, political views have changed little. >> there is a lot of business in the state. it's agricultural. it's conservative. there is a lot of electoral votes up for grab. i think the right amount of electoral votes could sway the election. the republicans and democrats hold their presidential nominating contest. scott says he will vote like so many in this part of ohio, for a conservative candidate. >> ohio's population isn't primarily rural. in fact, two-thirds of the state's residents are concentrated in cities. many vote on the opposite end of the political spectrum. >> sander is one of them. he grew up in a rural part of the state but moved to the city as a young man. he says the move helped shape his political views he believes the party's platform is more
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inclusive. the entire party that's still widely discriminatory against minorities, against women, against people with disabilities, america is a very diverse place now it's a place that's filled with a number of different ethnic groups. >> these polarizing politic interests make ohio a handful of what is known in the u.s. as swing states. when it comes to how residents will vote, it's often too hard to predict. candidates battle for the support of each and every voter. lately, ohio has become a political battleground for another reason. over the weekend, a protester stormed the stage at republican rally for donald trump. at a time governor of ohio is hoping the state's primary is hoping to establish himself as the alternative candidate. >> a lot of the republicans have been asking him to get out of
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the rates. he has been sailing. i can't do that. i am the only person who can win ohio. if i don't, dump that the nomination. >> trump's surge is one reason why democratic candidates have spent millions reaching out to ohio voters. in a state with such divergent views, they know a lin will come down to turnout, which candidate can best convince ohio residents to vote. columbus, ohio. >> joining us with the world weather. unusual we thiather patterns? >> from europe, one time zone to the next to many. >> spell that? >> i could, but i am not going to. in the heart of winter not as we are approaching spring. more recently, last couple of weeks, we have seen snow in spain and that's still there. that's still going on. not far away in madrid it's
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spring-like. it feels that way however, have a look at this arkans arc of cl here it's changed what's happened in germany, quite fogy weather. poland the snow has come back again. going the wrong direction, i think you will agree. mere is the set-up now. this is an arc of what is much colder air coming down towards the higher ground. you can guess what's going to happen once more. >> alps are going to be covered in snow. thanks very much. plenty still to come here on the
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newshour including these stories. thailand fighting human trafficking. >> lester city. the title closer. details with joe when we come back.
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welcome back. you are watching the al jazeera newshour from doha. breaking news out explosion.
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german police say it was a car that exploded and killed the driver. the bomb was likely the cause. we understand. more on that as we get it. russia is withdrawing the main part of the russian military began the air campaign in september. president vladimir putin says most of the military's goals have now been achieved. smooe refugees died in an attempt to get into macedonia. hundreds of people made the attempt. many are being held by macedonian police. >> not just russia that's involved in the syrian conflict of course for years, saudi arabia and the united states have been accused of funding and trading opposition fighters. right up to date on that development. this led to concerns syria has become a proxy war between the major world powers. here is hasham al abara. >> syrian rebels shoot down a military plane from the skies over hama province.
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five years since the start of the uprising in syria. neither assad nor the rebels seem to have the upper hand. what started as an outcry turned into a full-blown regional conflict the. these are hezbollah fighters in syria. the shia group says its fight is to prevent moving into lebanon to launch attacks there. the cooperation counsel and the arab league have recently labeled hezbollah a terrorist organization. accusing the group of killing civilians in syria. a decision, hezbollah says won't deter his group from staending fighters to syria. >> we are not ashamed. we do not need to testify.
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one of the opposition's largest fighting groups based on the outskirts of the capitol, it's backed by saudi arabia. it's one of the many rebel faxes drained and finance the by rich gulf countries and turkey. staunchly anti-assad. >> in syria, we are working to bring about change, political change if possible to what is happening in syria in order to remove the man who is responsible for the murder of 300,000 people, the displacement of 12348 and the destruction of an age. >> many regional taiz are involved in the conflict. iran and russia are assad's main backers. russia's growing influence in syria almost led to major confrontation with turkey in november. when the turks shot down a
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russian military plane, they said we have violated their airspace. the u.s. is another player in the conflict. it has repeatedly said it wants assad to go and now appears to think that can be achieved by glomatic means. but the assad's fate may not be decided anytime soon. amid growing differences the key actor in the syrian conflict. many heading for europe with hopes of a better life. the u.n. refugee agency says the burden isn't being equally shared. moist of the refugees from syria, refugee status. they have appealed to the eu for support and reached a draft deal to help with the influx of refugees. greece is used as a thoroughfare to the rest of europe. in 2015, close to a million
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roughege ease arrived there alone. the balkans countries have been criticized for closing their borders. macedonia, croatia and slougheen i can't announced their borders were closed and would stay closed. three refugees from afghanistan have drowned trying to cross a river on the greek border with macedonia, 23 other people were rescued. hundreds of people made the attempt. many of them are now being held by macedonian police. the group had left the, thousands are stranded after the border crossing was shut down. >> desperate to continue with their journey northwards, hundreds of refugees make a dramatic crossing at the border of greece and matsdonia. young men formed a human chain helping women, children and elderly. many held children and their belongings over their head as they wadded across. >> we have no option but to go on. ed across.
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>> we have no option but to go on. we have no toilets, no nothing. >> macedonian police have confirmed their holding about 400 refugees who breached their border with greece. 1,000, including children leverett the sprawling camp in the greekvillage. they walked along the border in the way hope they will find a way into macedonia. this is what they are trying to leave behind. the camp that is becoming a byword for misery. humanitarian agencies offer a chance for this days, months have rainfall added to misery. the flimsy tent offers them little protection from the rain and cold. >> to stay warm, they have
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pieces of plastic and worn clothes. >> look at how we are living. our children are sick. we have no tents, no assistance. all we want is to get to germany. >> health workers at the came say more than 100 children for different ailments in the past few days. >> they have respiratory diseases, upper respiratory disease. some infections, respiratory disease. we have some gastro-i wantritis and a few. >> the case of a 9-year-old girl who tested positive for hepatitis a that has medical workers worried most. >> coming from an area, a vaccination not complete.
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we can have some sporadic case of a curable disease. >> they are saying they are planning it for all of the children in the camp. mohammed adow, al jazeera on the greece/macedonia border. >> greece prime minister it. psaris says no chance the border will be limited for these refugees, no way forwards, no way backwards. where do they go? and how do they do? >> it is the question many are asking themselves here have been stranded for about eight days since the closure of the border. now seeing that they have nothing to lose, many of them left yesterday. this morning, we watched dozens of them try to make their way
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into the camp after spending the night out there in the cold. babies who were shivering. what brought back to the camp? these were the people who were in carp refused entry. went in there the entire night, the mats doaneian police and military have been bringing them by lories to the border here. we met young men who said they were bitten, one young one, a refugee from iraq, broken and others were treated as doctors without border clinic here set the children. working the whole night trying to take blankets to those who were spending the night in the cold and now, increasing calls come from human rights organizations, chair at this represented here that greece has to sort out the mess that this camp is that people have to be given better living conditions
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for them. to continue with their journey. >> the greek government might say we don't have enough resources to sort out this mess. such a big influx of all of the refugees who are growing increasingly frustrated. >> yes. the greek government, what the agreement government has forwarded, solutions to his problem here, building up some reception centers and opening up military camps some of them in either edges for the refugees. the refugees don't want to go back and stay in this one in limbo. on the table is going to take a long time and so far, only a few hundred people have managed to
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go. people don't want to stay here in limbo. they know grease is employees. they don't want to be part of the problem that greece is. they want to continue. most of them want to go to places like germany. so, if this hayes that is creating the scenes that we saw yesterday. >> mohammed, thanks very much. let's get you right up to date with our breaking story coming to us out of berlin. we will show you the latest pictures we have been receiving here in doha. to secure a car in berlin. just happening in the past hour or so. a man was reported to be driving in the neighborhood called sharlotenberg toward the city center when police say his car exploded. that's according to one of the local german broadcasters, mtv.
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and a spokesman of the police being quoted as saying an explosive device that was on the car, itself. as you can imagine, that's a live situation. the entire area is in lockdown. the police must be looking for, we can safely assume, other similar devices in the area although that assumption might work against us, claim reports particulartin snelt. r saying we are operating under the assumption this was a homicide. operating on the assumption that this was an explosive device that was the cause that the officers were at the scene examining the vehicle for more explosives. as soon as there are any developments on that story out of the german capitol, we will carry it for you life here on the news hour on al jazeera. turning our attention to thailand where the first trial is getting underway in a special court set up to hear cases of human trafficking.
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most of the refugees are fleeing violence in myanmar. from bangkok. >> this is thailand's largest human trafficking case here at a new division created in bangp bangk bangkok's criminal court. those families impacted by these criminal gangs are still suffering. >> just over three years ago, f fatima fled to join her husband. they are members of the rohinga community, largely excluded from citizenship has prompted many to attempt to leave the country. >> stiff the better life he sought, fatima's husband landed in a jungel camp held by human trafficers looking to extort more money. when fatima arrived at the camp, she was asked for ransom money she didn't have, she tells us. one witness among hundreds others in a trial of suspected
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human trafficers and some thai officials accused of collaborating with them. he is kept in a shelter away from his family. for safety, fatima didn't want to show her face. it's not her real name. >> there are many trafficers still out there. we can't be here. we can't work here. if they find us, they will kill us. many trafficers are not arrested yet. >> the case is based upon mass graves discovered last may. hundreds of bodies were unearned. the trafficking had been going on for years. 91 defendants listed in the case. the most high profile, back in december, one of the most senior thai please investigators on the indicates fled to australia, seeking asylum, fearing for his life from what he calls threats from influential figures. >> the government's attention into the trial playing out in the courthouse is unprecedented. some feel it's not enough.
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the investigation for this tile stopped earlier. >> authorities are handling this in such a way that we believe unfortunately it may amount to a show trial there is evidence in some cases we believe it's already in the courts that would indicate a much broader list of people who should be brought to did be who should be held accountable. >> he things thai officials want to show their progressing. they needed the trial to move forward i have been with the trial now underway it's expected to take more than a year. good news for fatima and her family. they don't know where they will go once it's over. >> it's unclear how long the questioning will take. it's going to be slow going. that's expected. this is a new division in the criminal court here we are going
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in to uncharted territory. 5 mexican marines will be tried in a civilian court for their alleged role in the murder of a man in mexico. a report from mexico city. >> this case dates back to 2013. a navy in the northern state. it disappeared after that in the hands allegedly of five members of the navy, one being a naval officer. this is no work the first time that a naval officer's facing charges of forced disappearance. a crime that happens with two great regularity here also worth noting that since 2014, military personnel face charges in civilian courts whenever civilian is involved in the alleged crimes. that's why this case has been handed over to a civilian court.
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accountable for all of the actions they do. the actions are openly debade. they retrained, trying to do their job. >> this case could stretch on for years until evidence is presented. it shows how military personnel will increasingly be put on trial in civilian court in the wake of this 2014 law and also because of the fact that thousands of soldiers and thousands of members of the marines have been deployed into the streets in mexico to wage this ongoing battle against organized crime. >> still to come, all of the sports news with joey including this one: >> i am andy richardson in rwanda, a country with big plans for its cricketing future.
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>> hello again. super 10 stage of cricket's world 2010 take okay new zealand. tournament officially began last week. the super tens is when the big names get involved. alongside australia, new zealand and pakistan and bangladesh. new era. the side following retirement.
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>> you come to the tournament. it can go either way. like i mentioned, it will be an exciting one. good et to watch. the bodies are raring to go to play some exciting cricket. >> important to stay aware in the training game because you can tend to sort of have it and go for it. it's important to be aware, everyone. that's something that all three of us collectively have been able to do well in the past. one country hoping to appear at a future t-20 world cup is rwanda. the sport is growing quickly. standard stadium will hasten its development. a report from capitol.
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>> a cricked has a foothold one of sports least likely stories. >> origins are intwined in the genocide of 1994. an estimated 1 million row wandans were killed in just 100 days. >> many were forced into exile into nearby countries, where cricket is played. as they began to return home, a few brought cricket with them and formed the rwandan cricket association in the capitol. you in those days, it wasn't uncommon the afteraths of
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genocide. it was an inspiration to bring the area back to life. 7,000 of all backgrounds are united as regular cricket players. >> growth in popularity hasn't been matched by development in facilities. and even leveling so we have been struggling it on that ground an english charity is committed to helping cricketers take the next step. hundreds of thousands have been raise today fund the building of a new international standard ground on this site at the outskir outskirts. >> you have a good place to learn a place to create a national program and with the
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facilities comes improved icc funding professionalizes the sport to be playing at their new home early next year is the target. andy richardson, al jazeera, are a wanda. >> the first apt tournament since being a parent is short-lived. has been docked out of indian wells when he lothree sets. not this year. the biggest win in his career. >> better news for the french open champion league in his third round match. number three seed will play next. anna vanovic.
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h made eefrz work dispatching her 6-2, 6-love in 49 minutes. lester city manager says the race for the english premier league title is still wide open. that's despite taking a lead for the top. it spoiled raval benetiz's first game. the lester manager is finding his team's position hard to believe. >> it's true. believe me. could on. it's difficult. we want to enjoy. we want to continue, of course. our fans are dreaming, so proud of us. we must continue. >> to dream, they must dream and
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we must work. >> confirmation that lester are enjoying a 5-point advantage over tottenham who have played the same rounds of games. the teams in third, fourth and 5th. majesty and west ham, they have a game in hand over the top two. manchester city can make history on tuesday. they go into the second leg of their round of 16 tied with dynamo and 3-1 lead after an impressive win in the ukraine. the quarterfinals for the competition for the very first time. >> i think the most important thing is to know we are not already qualified so tomorrow, we must. we concentrated, play against the big teams that they know how to play these kinds of games. so that's for me, the first target. nor to play for as madrid put the nil-nil score for the first
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leg. they have hit top form winning 4 in a row. >> seth curry keeps getting better, the top point scorer in the nba. his team won back to back titles on their day off on sunday. he got to mark his 28th birthday with a win over the new orleans pelcans. the warriors ariors 49 straight on monday. oklahoma city recorded their 45th win of the season. westbrook made his 12th triple double and the trailblazers 128 to 90. >> that is all of the sport for now. >> we will see you. more news on the website, the latest on the that breaking news this hour. what looks like a car bomb in the german capitol, berlin. we'll cover that and all of your other top stories when we come back.
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bye-bye. now, >> these people have decided that today they will be arrested. >> i know that i'm being surveilled. >> people are not getting the care that they need. >> this is a crime against humanity. >> hands up... >> don't shoot. >> hands up... >> don't shoot. >> what do we want? >> justice. >> when do we want it? >> now. >> explosions going on... we're not quite sure - >> is that an i.e.d.?
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