tv NEWSHOUR Al Jazeera February 16, 2018 2:00am-3:01am +03
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disappoint the people of south africa thank you very much. south africa's new president is sworn in king to turn the page on an era of scandal and division. and sure hate with love and sheer cruelty with kindness donald trump addresses his nation in the wake of another deadly school shooting but avoids any mention of guns also the devil is in the diet new links are drawn between ultra processed food and cancer plus celebrations begin across china and southeast asia for the lunar new year. welcome to the news are several rum opposer has become south africa's new president pushing a message of clean government and big. to cygnus now the former trade union leader
turned multimillionaire replaces jacob zuma whose years in power were tainted by scandals division and allegations of corruption rob matheson reports from johannesburg. it's taken more than nine years but several ram oppose finally has what he wants the leadership of south africa and his nomination members of his party the ruling a.n.c. had been dancing and cheering i do believe that when one is elected in this type of position you basically become a servant of the people of south africa and i will seek to execute that task with humility with faithfulness. and with dignity as well but within minutes hence the one big hurdle the new president must face we don't
have a jacob zuma problem we have an end see problem. mr tom of course i wish you strength but you know we will hold you accountable and i will see you in twenty nineteen on the ballot box some of the opposition is refusing to recognize his presidency we just want to put it on the record speaker that we cannot be part of an illegitimate illegal process. and i'm oppose also has to hold together a ruling party which has seen support plummet during the last election voters have high expectations of their new leader i am be. even sure. this week. i mean something very new to. tell she was there because you must admit you are not helping much and rom opposer is facing a struggling economy high unemployment and allegations of widespread corruption the
pressure is on for south africa's new president to try to deliver what his controversial previous essar could not write matheson al-jazeera johannesburg south africa single there's an equal with a research fellow at the overseas development institute he says rather a poser appears to be well equipped to tackle south africa's problems. well i think you still got some understanding of the people. and he's got a very subtle and smart political touch and political judgment he develops negotiating skills back in the eighty's when he was a unionist and i think he's demonstrated in the last ten days or two weeks that he's still very much got those skills which he'll need going forward i think if he can lead a process which will begin to do that it's very difficult once corruption takes root like a cancer to get out of a society you know clearly guards you know people around him that he trusts and
he'll have to you know work with others and make sure that they can act better i think he's made a very good start you know yesterday when the hawks the. police force the sort of f.b.i. type organization arrested people for particular act of corruption around a farm in the free state province that showed even though he wasn't yet president clearly showed his mark and that you know a hard line was going to be taken well to the u.s. there were mortars have gathered in parkland in the state of florida to remember seventeen students who were killed during a school shooting there on wednesday it's now that the f.b.i. had a prior warning about the shooting suspect nicholas cruz the nineteen year old is accused of walking into the school with a legally purchased assault rifle and opening fire and gallaher is in parkland for
a search a real time to reflect on d. and console i suppose after a traumatic twenty four hours for the community. you know all too often on stories like this journalists are very removed from the victims but here at this vigil in a local park it's a very different atmosphere thousands of people here have gathered to remember the dead but what is striking is when you see students from that school who haven't seen each other since a run out of the school on wednesday meeting each other falling into each other's arms in tears at swapping stories remembering their friends that are no longer where there's it really is an emotional scene this is the beginning of this community's healing the wounds here may never heal but this is certainly something the people here are determined to go through together but let's take a look at what the latest developments are. even in a nation plagued by my shootings the scenes from inside the marjorie stoneman
douglas high school a harrowing student solvers there forced to run past bodies a fallen classmates in all seventeen people died most were getting ready to go home to their parents and loved ones i saw two girls dead next to each other holding hands there was another body front of me. it was three in the bathroom door former student nicholas cruz is now being charged with premeditated murder but it's now known the f.b.i. was warned about him last september a comment left online was reported to authorities the f.b.i. received information about a comment made on a you tube channel. a couple of comments simply said i'm going to be a professional school shooter. no other information was included with that comment which would indicate a time location for the true identity of the person who made the comment. the f.b.i. conducted database reviews checks but was and was unable to further identify the
person who actually made the comment there were other warnings to friends say nineteen year old cruz was going to obsessed teaches at the school reportedly afraid of him school officials haven't said why cruz was expelled last year but the local sheriff made an emotional appeal for more resources people are going to be rightfully so concerned about their rights as i might but what about the rights of the students what about the rights of young kids who go to schools with book backs and pencils don't they have the right to be protected by the united states government to the best about ability for you nicholas jacob fruit. nicholas cruz is said to be cooperating with investigators really searches of his social media accounts is said to be disturbing. and the you've covered many have tried disease like this unfortunately and one can only wonder really how communities in the us sort of pick themselves up after something like this and try to move on.
well i think this community has made a great start i mean there is nobody from park one that isn't here tonight in this park hasn't gathered together to console themselves a prayer vigil is about to start right here behind me but this will be a long process seventeen lives have been lost here countless families have been affected by this tragedy and incidentally nicholas cruz has now confessed to his crimes the f.b.i. say they have launched an investigation as to what happened when that comment was reported online but that investigation aside this is all about the people here the healing they will have to go through at the questions that they want answered and most of them want this one question answered they've gone through this they simply don't want to see anybody else in this country go through this again and unfortunately given the political situation in the united states at the moment that is highly unlikely not to happen again for the moment and they will leave it there of course keeping an eye on the situation there in parkland for us thank you. well
this is america's eighteenth school shooting so far this year where only into mid february the dust particle hay ripples from washington d.c. seem as far away as. the sanctuary of a school punctured with screams. panicked children flee terrified parents wait we've seen this over and over and over again this is a couple of dozen at high school at universities and at an elementary school twenty children six adults slaughtered by an automatic weapon then as and now the flags come down and the politicians debate this uniquely american phenomena the core question they ask are guns really to blame president donald trump didn't even mention the word gun in his address not even once we are committed to working with
state and local leaders to help secure our schools and tackle the difficult issue of mental health we have to have smart gun safety laws and we cannot tolerate a society and and live in a country with any level of pride when our babies are being slaughtered the last time congress actually debated gun control after these six year olds were murdered in two thousand and twelve even with the parents of the dead children lobbying them the senate couldn't pass a bill requiring background checks to buy a gun and that proposal is hugely popular according to gallup ninety six percent of americans polled what background checks for all gun purchases seventy five percent want a thirty day waiting period to buy a gun and seventy percent want all guns to be registered with police so why does the popular will not have an impact here on capitol hill well many lawmakers from rural areas are afraid of angering their constituents were guns are more prevalent
and there's also the issue. campaign money the gun lobby the national rifle association is very powerful if you add up the money it gives to candidates running ads or lobbying they have contributed more than two hundred three million dollars for elections dating back to nine hundred ninety eight now that it is happened again a familiar refrain from people in power we owe it to every one of those kids trying outside their screw yesterday you know those who never made it out of that they didn't make it out of a school a supposedly safe place that america clearly isn't anymore and there seems to be little political will to do anything to try and change that pedicle hain al-jazeera washington now if he appears parliament is planning to meet on friday as it looks to replace the prime minister who resigned suddenly. as announcement follows
often violent unrest that is threaten the ruling party's hold on power. ripples. in a televised address hyla my embezzling sadie's it is ignition was why talk for choosing the changes necessary evil sustainable peace and democracy in ethiopia in other words an attempt to ease rising tensions in the country losing the form which in my circuit unrest and political crisis have led to the loss of lives and the displacement of many i see my stepping down as vital in the effort to carry out reforms that lead to sustainable peace largely seen as a placeholder on a consensus figure hyland beyond us alone has led ethiopia since two thousand and twelve following the death of former prime minister and the architect of if you press a recent economic boom melissa and. he rolls from relative obscurity as an academy to president of the solvent region before being appointed foreign minister who's an deputy prime minister his departure follows the current wave of unrest on
a national state of emergency doubt and last. ethiopia's lodges regions only on i'm hot to have witnessed must have demonstrations in recent months with protest as mainly made up of youths calling for political and economic reform and an end to state corruption and listen to weeks the government doesn't list thousands of opposition supporters from jail but the protest of continue it. years of unaccountability and ethnocide session of the country's politics a push if you appear to tipping point injustice repression and lack of minute full democracy some say have instilled a sense of despondency particularly among if your peers youth driving many to view protests as the only viable means of bringing about medical change their own going to stop us has also led to dip divisions within the governing coalition with some of ethiopians powerful and it's coming to see the prime minister as weak and locking in focus hyla madi i'm surprised this ignition may not satisfy all of the
few press protestors but for some it's a start but how to do all just era. well still a lot more ahead here all the al-jazeera news hour including was mourning the morgan china right supporters remember zimbabwe's opposition leader and look to the future of the movement. also the u.s. secretary of state made to wait in beirut also to deliberate snub. and in sports the usas gold bill picks up the first olympic title in film. i. traffic and i wear in fighting is threatening to has a barbarous main opposition movement apart after the death of its founder morgan
chiang rai he died in neighboring south africa where he was being treated for cancer horrible toss reports from harare a. good. many opposition supporters are broken hearted. they say they are struggling to accept the man who led them for nearly twenty years morgan tsvangirai. i always differed in short. i was on the bus three days nobody. has been ok so we had to believe. that it did before christmas i just really saw the m.d.c. as national council has appointed nelson chamisa as acting president for twelve months which is likely means he will be the party's presidential candidate win elections take place later the chamisa is forty years old and popular with the youth we are just four months away from an election and we have lost the commander
but i can tell you is that we do not have a crisis. all of the generals on the field of those who are going to be left tennis to make sure that we win the battle in the war against then come in and win this election. was but two senior party officials took an alias missouri did not attend thursday's party meeting there is speculation they may split the biggest opposition party because they don't want chamisa to be their boss. i want. to follow leaders in the opposition have to be manage the transition if they want to keep the night was he was the face of zimbabwe's opposition to longstanding leader robert mugabe for decades thank you i live long enough to see his rival resign. and facing its first election in nearly two decades without either.
on the equator is an africa policy analyst joins me now from washington d.c. good to have you with us on the program again sir i mean for the moment the m.d.c. seem to have made a very quick decision to appoint nelson chamisa is that a wise decision in terms of choice and speed. i think yes because you know i mean the elections are going to be this year mr mugabe and the new p.f. and our president and god will have dominated the political scene so that the m.d.c. has no real libyan operative in their power as many says they shared power so i think this speed we do move for me is one of the few positive things i say that because i think the death of mr chang and you know if a month or a couple of months ago right bennett not just all wanting the leadership died in
a plane crash here in the u.s. i think these are two body blows so the fact that they have moved very quickly and it makes sense because we know that chandra has been has been sick so yes i think it's a it's a positive thing but i think they also have many headwinds many obstacles are real that gives them these some of those obstacles are the signs that perhaps you know some members of the m.d.c. may may split away. the worry or pops the concern would be that anybody trying to fill the shoes of the late mr chang would have not only his own or her own detractors but a very tough job in trying to keep the alliance together. absolutely absolutely even a mistake kangaroo i struggle to keep it together we must not forget because even and him after they had shared power some broke away so there had been for action and dissension in the air and by him but clearly as he is there found he was
a fun guy and of the party so is going to be hard i was pleasant i was. surprised to hear her. give the analysis is that somehow already broken away so they did say she is in the m.d.c. i challenge but i need to quickly add that there are also external factors that in my view really against them i mean the government i'm not convinced they they want to have free and fair elections they say but if you see how they came to power i also worry about their reaction on sadat and the africa you know and most of all i worry about western capitals you know they do want a government that they can deal with very quickly and they are willing to overlook said in things they had favored the m.d.c. up to now but i can tell you that many in the us and elsewhere were disappointed with the m.d.c. so i think they have
a lot of challenges but i would love to be surprised by mistake i mean sir if that's the case then how do you assess the potential success solve the n d c in these forthcoming elections what sort of vote bank today have to guard to be taken seriously not just domestically but as you say by international organizations like the african union like sadeq like the e.u. like the u.s. . i think you know the thing to stress is that elections are always the most difficult things to predict i mean i'm sitting in the usa mr drum's election was a shock to a lot of people and so i think with all of the fact is i have cited it is still possible that m.d.c. might my do well one reason is that you know i mean mr mugabe was going through a very show and there were all kinds of id elections and by him we're not clean we hope this one will be clean and if it is clean this will be the first down for the
people of zimbabwe to really lead their feelings be known when they have an old good alternative to two mr non-god who are also i'm from guyana and when one president died and a young vice president took over we thought i thought he could be and he didn't know the ropes well but buddy who won and so may well be that the death of mr tangere i there will be some kind of sympathy for m.d.c. as well as their father some may want to see the back of the whole zanu p.f. . we see what does happen so the interesting times for zimbabwe in the coming weeks and months leading up to that selection for the moment the acquitted thanks so much for joining us from washington d.c. now the saudi television news station surrendered its rights to broadcast in the united kingdom although the reasons for the move remain unclear qatar had fully
complained to the u.k. television regulator ofcom of the airing of fake quotes attributed to the gulf states last may out of the u.a.e. based sky news arabia analyzed and condemned a speech published online which stated turned out to have been created by hackers shortly afterwards for arab countries began a blockade of cast off. t.v. compliance consultant liz monroe described it as your decision might mean for. well it basically means that you will no longer be regulated by off on he will be broadcasting in the day and europe and. you know you're no longer subject to their regulations but it also means that you won't be able to you know you miss out on a chunk of the audience that you're a after which is the reason why you got a lot of commissions in the first place i would imagine that they wanted to
you know get access to the sort of arab diaspora and they won't be able to do that in the future unless of course they reapply for a license at some point. well those of us who eat highly processed food or more likely to develop cancer that's according to a group of french scientists who study the diets of wall that one hundred thousand people you park a report from london. what have you eaten today because what we innocently could she could be harming us. we've known for several years that certain food such as processed meat can increase our risk of disease but now french researchers have made a worrying link between ultra processed food and cancer western diets are characterized by their intake of. an average of it could get to fifty percent of
all chopra says troops in our diets even a healthy product nutritionally can be processed because it can have food or preservatives or food color and or. or sweeteners so what do dieticians mean by ultra processed foods and how do they differ from processed and processed foods on processed food or. is things like vegetables that wrong not those kind of things then to take in not choppy my things like milk and then the next level up from that is things like bread so bread in the olden days used to be made of three things and now it's made of quite a few more things so that now fits into a process you know pretty processed products and then we have things which are just made out you know i think that you wouldn't necessarily recognize this food at all there's an awful lot of ingredients in there none of them really look like food at all said out with into the out process. where the ultra processed foods contain
artificial ingredients designed to keep them fresh on the shelves and make them look more appetizing be include ready meals cakes mass produce bread and instant noodles. there's an old piece of advice you should only eat food that your grandparents would recognize but the reality of life in the modern age is that fast cheap and inevitably highly processed food is very very tempting so how do we navigate this coloring minefield the simple fresh fruit vegetables foods that are high in fiber more research needs to be done to definitively link ultra processed foods and cancer a rule out other factors many consumers of ultra processed foods are more likely to smoke and be overweight both key causes of cancer but the overriding advice is clear if we must eat processed food eat it in moderation. al-jazeera london.
well still to come here on the al-jazeera news i british football coach was convicted of forty three counts of sexual abuse now an al-jazeera investigation it covers new information. also colombia looks to the international community for how possible but as wayland is trying to cross its border. and welcome on the car line it was knocking makes the qatar quarter finals but not without a whimper wobble. of the action at this spot. hello and welcome back we'll look at the americas and across north america we've got cold air pushing in flew northwest as cold fronts across some more southeastern
areas some snow on its leading edge gnosis warmer than stuck across parts of the south atlanta twenty one miami to twenty seven washington still about through much of friday some snow also across the pacific northwest there and there's a move the forecast some of the twenty four hours that cold front will go through washington some massive drop in temperatures york and washington struggling temperature wise dallas will see some cold air moving in with a threat of some rain there across northwestern areas seattle is likely see some rain at times highs of nine but of weather conditions further south in los angeles a nice twenty three thrown into the caribbean region the islands enjoying lots of sunshine at the moment all looking fine absence of sniff significant shower activity the same goes for the isthmus a lot of showers just along parts of panama and costa rica along the caribbean coastline but otherwise it's basically fine all the way some very nice weather conditions which should continue through the remainder of the weekend let's head down into south america then and here as usual shares around the amazon basin parts
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agency or. where every. of them up to the al-jazeera news our lives a whole rob a reminder of our top stories several rubber poser has become south africa's new president pushing a message of clean government and inclusiveness the trade union leader turned multimillionaire replaces jacob zuma whose years in power were tainted by corruption scandals. also mourners have gathered in parkland in the u.s.
state of florida to remember seventeen students who were killed during a school shooting there on wednesday it's now merge that the f.b.i. had a prior warning about the shooting suspect nicholas cruz. parliament is planning to meet on friday as it looks to replace the prime minister who resigned such me. at the last sound announcement follows a violent unrest that threatened the ruling party's hold on power. u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson has warned that lebanon security is being threatened by hezbollah as influence and we channel conflicts tell us it was in beirut on the fall flag of his tour of the middle east but as a whole to reports from the lebanese capital things didn't quite go according to plan some interpreted it as a message the u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson was kept waiting at the presidential palace ahead of talks with lebanese president michel aoun the president he was forced to deny it
was a diplomatic snob but not everyone is convinced it was the first time an american official was made to wait till or sin is trying to mediate between lebanon and israel long time and it means who are laying claim to an energy bloc in the mediterranean sea the lebanese government is not happy with a u.s. proposal to end the dispute it involves giving up hundreds of square kilometers of what lebanon says are its territorial waters what is ours is ours and what's the israel's is israel's and i think this is we're trying to find solutions that will be fair to us and fair to everyone and i think we had some very good discussions on this and some new ideas tillerson used a news conference to clarify his government's position on hezbollah a day earlier in jordan he made a rare admission that the armed group has a powerful political presence in lebanon but the secretary of state made clear u.s.
policy didn't change the united states has considered his blood terrorist organization for more than two decades now we're neither seen nor do we accept any distinction between its political and its military arms. it is unacceptable for a militia like hezbollah to operate outside the authority of the lebanese government the only legitimate defender of the lebanese state is the lebanese armed forces the u.s. has been supporting lebanon's military and security forces hoping to strengthen the central government and its institutions that hezbollah is part of the government tell us it is the most senior official in the trumpet ministration to visit lebanon it coincides with efforts by washington to contain iran does have influence in lebanon so hezbollah but the question is how much influence does the united states have in lebanon and the region. the last time a u.s. secretary of state visited lebanon was four years ago
a lot has changed since not only here but in the region many say washington has lost its clout. beirut. well to listen is now in turkey and his meeting with president a recipe is expected to be one of the most challenging all of his trip roles and in jordan explains. there's a saying you dance with the ones who brought you in mandate syria the u.s. military is supporting the syrian defense forces local fighters who helped liberate the city from. just one problem the s.d.f. is led by curved whom turkey considers a mortal enemy. once again is demanding washington abandon the s.d.f. and pull its own forces out of syria he can you produce and how that you can why are you standing around go ahead and leave who did you bring their. p.k.
if you take them there and you are still telling us not to come to nominate we will come to my marriage to deliver the land to its true owners. the us response not happening we need to stay here until the that political environment is stable and our security here our presence here provides that level stabilization and bring security bondage will be at the top of the agenda when u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson meets with turkish officials for it and it's just the latest in a number of issues that have driven in washington apart going back to the start of the syrian civil war in two thousand and eleven turkey became increasingly frustrated that the united states wasn't helping it achieve its goal of bringing down a side in the united states became increasingly frustrated by turkey support for radical groups what's more the u.s. is still refusing to extradite the cleric that. accused of plotting the failed two
thousand and sixteen coup against her to one all this has the turkish president jockeying for closer ties with russia and attacking the u.s. as a pro. auto enemy everywhere he goes the anti american message is resonating a recent poll found that seventy nine percent of turks hold an unfavorable view of the u.s. government just eighteen percent have a favorable view even people to people ties are affected sixty seven percent of turks have an unfavorable view of americans u.s. officials say tillerson knows he will be having difficult conversations when he and turkish leaders sit down but they insist he won't be giving the turks what they really want an end to the u.s. presence in mond beds. and support for the fighters who retold get from ice all rosalind jordan al-jazeera washington. now world leaders all coming together in germany to discuss global security policy pile the agenda will be the gulf crisis
on western relations with russia. has will from munich this is one of the top international security conferences in the world security officials and experts will debate for three days wide range of issues like the war of words between the united states of america and north korea over young's nuclear program the mounting tension between israel and iran and the growing rivalry between saudi arabia and iran over syria yemen and iraq but also the ok it imposed by saudi arabia and it's all eyes on qatar this conference comes against the backdrop of what many experts believe to be signs of the decline of the wells in liberal order. they basically say that the building blocks of the political order that prevailed for the last forty years which was based on respect for you were riots economic freedoms multilateral institutions like united nations and the and nato are undermined by
the policies of the trump administration and the rise of populist movements all over the world you would be able to see. decision makers at odds with it remains to be seen whether the munich security conference will be the right a platform for people to set aside their differences and reach a consensus a child molester on an industrial scale prosecutors in the us described former football coach barry but now he's not been found guilty of a total of forty three counts of abusing young boys and i was their investigation has revealed a new information about one of the most high profile players gary speed who committed suicide in two thousand and eleven his family deny he was abused and say they still don't know why he killed himself but is deborah davis report some of speeds boyhood t.v. hates believe they know part of the answer as a highly successful premiership player away els international and then manager gary
speed's death stunned the footballing world in his youth he played in various teams linked to barry been ill he was first convicted of abusing boys twenty years ago after gary speed died there was speculation he'd been one of been ells victims in a tape obtained exclusively by al-jazeera but nel denies that he had an impact. on the. result of an easy target. but boys who played alongside gary speed and wear them selves to be used believe differently. i saw gary coleman go in various life where he was a one sided difference he was one shoulder gifts he was one that was going on different holidays and different tours seen a party merging with fire with all the young people if you ask me i would say that jerry will have suffered abuse at the hands of barry we've also spoken to more than one witness with even more direct knowledge because it's so sensitive an actor is
reading one man's words on a few occasions gary was in the same bad battery would abuse one of us then turn over and then abuse each other you are absolutely certain that gary speed was appeased by the now one hundred percent well nine point nine percent because you are literally both in the bed at the same time. you don't actually witness sidewise but basically the same process is happening to the other person in the trial is just ended gary speed was named as one of four players coached by bin l. have died our investigation has revealed one of them mark hazel dein was a former teammate of gary speed he also committed suicide two other players died after troubled lives from problems with drink and drugs but now is due to be sentenced on multiple counts of sexual abuse later this month deborah davis al-jazeera london and you can see debra davis' full report for paul's wall of
silence on friday at twelve g.m.t. and then again on saturday at one and twenty g.m.t. here on al-jazeera of course it's on our website at al-jazeera dot com. a woman in el salvador who'd been sentenced to thirty years in prison for having an abortion has been released after a supreme court ruling theodora delcarmen of our squares was convicted in two thousand and eight hundred charges of aggravated homicide she maintained health issues had resulted in a stillbirth the top court has no rule there's no evidence to prove that vasco is talking and specific action to abort her pregnancy well salvatore's one of four latin american countries in which abortion is illegal. now a problem develops when a businessman has ruled out challenging a president nicolas maduro in elections in april beverage magnate lower ends of windows or told employees he won't be a candidate despite widespread calls for him to enter the race now the billionaire
was seen as the strongest potential contender from the opposition which claims the vote will be rigged in the duras favor venezuela has been struggling with an unprecedented economic crisis says twenty thirteen. now that crisis has said to inflation soaring and cause shortages of food and medicine prompting record numbers of venezuelans to seek refuge in the neighboring countries more than half a million have crossed into colombia since the middle of last year but now the colombian military is stepping up border controls as well as. reports now from cooter. colombia's new border controls are making it more difficult for bin it's where lance to flee misery in their country in trying to make a living here pretty difficult for him right here the controls are stricter now it's not easy to pass things through to sell and if you make it through policeman stop you in town and take everything. almost six hundred thousand venezuelans are
currently in colombia were doing double their number six months ago many were left living on the streets doing four or more jobs so colombia announced they would stop issuing the border crossing cards let them come in both relieve through this porous border former chef from his was there has been selling juice on the streets you know my you know just so confused by the new rules he discovered this border a card was valued for another year he takes the new measures around the end of all this is how do you put it i think it's necessary because we need to be sincere not everyone that crosses doing honest work in colombia is lending us a hand we're going through a very hard period in venezuela colombia is not rich and can't take us all and needs to stop the criminals the colombian police also added these fences in the middle of the bridge to better control the coming and going the over fifty thousand people who cross into columbia on a daily basis. in addition the government has sent three thousand more soldiers and
police to jointly patrol border areas local outdoor it is in the border town of. migration is thinking and unbearable to all the serious social services sometimes i hear we're closing the door to venezuelans that that's not true we've issued a million and a half cross border guards and now we'll offer special residency to hundreds of thousands of people all we're asking is to do things orderly and legally and frankly this is colombia we can't absorb and give work to millions of people we're just starting to better the conditions for our own citizens despite the restrictions last week president obama will. also need to be generous to venezuelans who in the past receive more than a million colombians how to best do that well also bringing some order to dismounting influx will remain a significant challenge alison and. kenyan judge has ruled that the
deportation of a prominent member of the opposition was illegal the good and the good who is a dual citizen was deported to canada last month after he took part in the box ceremony swearing in opposition leader raul loading as the people's president a judge says the order to deport him was illegal and that his kenyan passport must be returned the kenyan government says it will appeal against the court's decision . the retired archbishop and nobel laureate doesn't tutu has quit his role as ambassador for oxfam after the charity was hit by sexual misconduct allegations do you k. government has accused oxfam of a lack of transparency and threatened to cut off its funding that followed revelations in the times newspaper last week that fall staff had been sacked and three had resigned over allegations of sexual exploitation involving prostitutes in haiti in twenty eleven among those allowed to resign was oxfam's country director at the time it's emerged that he'd been the subject of similar allegations in chad
and liberia where he was dismissed by the british charity bernard in two thousand and four and now oxfam has revealed that one of the men who was fired in haiti was rehired as a consultant later that year in ethiopia it's really shocking and horrifying and i think what we've seen with me too is that sexual harassment is global it's across all industries across all sectors and organizations always try to cover it up they will rehire people they will question reports of abuse to preserve their good names whether it's a university a political party a church they'll try to cover it up and so we don't see. well chinese people across asia and the rest of the world are ushering in the year of the dog on the eve of the lunar new year thousands of malaysian chinese celebrated with press and worship but his temples. or similar scenes furthered all that whole call where the most
important holiday of the year begins with a visit to the wall tyson temple but they dream brown of course in beijing not everyone is beginning the new year on a high note. it stab time of year when china becomes a nation in motion few places busier than beijing's railway station during the last lunar new year holiday around four hundred million travel by train that's more than the population of the united states some are migrant workers unsure if they'll return a campaign of demolitions has made life here impossible for them my child is in school here we lived in beijing for many years but now they're trying to kick us out of cause and what about that much of the world's second largest economy is coming to a halt throughout the country people are on the move in what is the walls largest annual human migration people heading home for celebrations that will last for two
weeks. as the chinese are sure in the year of the dog fortuneteller one how walk sees more bad than good for anyone who shares the same zodiac sign and that includes president donald trump are you by me and if i guess president trial was born in dog years we chinese people call it year about latinos and i believe it will be a very bad year for him in the hot including his health and decision making. trump has barked a lot at china in return a bit of marketing mockery a giant statue that supposed to bear a likeness to the president sits outside a shopping mall in northeast china. it's plenty of attention. and an index finger pointing straight up.
well it's time for all of the olympic news and sport with joe history as thanks very much one down three to go make a wish course to become the first to win four gold medals at a single winter olympics the american pasta first hurdle on thursday with an in fact take win in the giant slalom kevin calvert reports the smooth and silky style of a woman on a mission twenty two year old mckayla shifrin has been almost unstoppable on the low cup circuit the season and chicks to. come i am going today after the first round i thought like i can really win this i got i can. go number two come on friday in the slalom which she won as a nineteen year old at the sochi games that's bigger than for axl. it is
a number i got the thirty five year olds now the oldest person to win olympic gold and now find skiing he's also norway's first down home champion and the first man to sneer olympic gold both speed of events after winning the super g. a thank you for eight years ago. when kremas got gold medals but ten thousand meters the lump of glory still eludes the dutch speed skater. the five thousand metres champion sliding to sext as canada's. claimed an upset victory. over come with emotion as alyona searching called the thirty four year old won his first olympic title in five games she's been celebrating with german partner bruno after their world record breaking if he's like it's going to and it was some turnaround for this. keeping count with al-jazeera.
here hold he has made an incredible comeback to win his second the olympic gold in the snowboard cross the freshman arnie scraped into the final after recovering from a collision in the semi celebrating his country's basin after edging australia's jared hughes regino and then goes to bronze for spain's first medal in twenty six years old germany continued to lead the medal table on day six with nine goals norway a second with six followed by the dutch and the usa with five gold medals each camus's women's hockey team climbed the first on us against their face rivals the united states the canadians are aiming for fifth straight elim picoult and they won this encounter to ones of finish top of their group with three wins from three. meanwhile south korea's men's team got some unexpected support from its northern neighbors the cheerleading team from north korea turned up to support them in their match against the czech republic the cheerleaders have largely been
a big hit at these games although some of criticized them as propaganda from north korea's kim jong un but they got a good reception in the final performance limbic park on thursday. well the thorn relations between north and south korea could be seen as a legacy for the games but the question of what will happen after the impacts is one that is always raised me welling's reports from pyongyang. this is the time in the olympics that hosting can seem like a really good idea. action comes to come fast the excitement bounces from venue to venue and each host nation medal provides a podium step closer to justification of the expense but with only a limb big games the question needs to be asked what next will there actually be a legacy for the olympic stadium projects along cost one hundred nine million dollars and yet that stadium will be used just four times for the opening and closing ceremonies of the olympics and paralympic games. i asked michael sheehan of
the p.r. organizing committee poco if it's true it will then be demolished he insists they do have plans for the sites but it looks like i'm a pentagram and then so we are still having the main building which can be called a main building so after the games it can be used for. a lot of our cultural events and activities showing something and showcasing something. those who closely followed the long journey to this northeastern part of south korea no concern of apathy usually turns to positivity during the olympic fortnight and all sorts of concerns raised travel about the lack of people who are going to be a lack of interest that the snow. man oh man over there just to go and organizational things and i think it's been clearly some teething problems but generally speaking the crowds are being. compared with the last games i was that where it's been
a lot easier what about the power lympics that type place here next month is that event going to be a success tickets for disability sport can be a hard sell but the positive vibe of an olympics can kick start a ticket surge poco they are proud of their fall they also point to the social impact it will have in korea olympic games distances sports apparel of kids disagree related to the peepers added to the two people with an impairment do you think the korean people will respond to that i believe so. when the circus departs reality can sink in that it was a party not a legacy but in this region they're confident koreans will return here remember the historic winter olympics and be proud they welling's al-jazeera people in china. is down to the last thirty two in football's europa league and also have successfully got through the first leg of their tie with sweden also since they won
three no ac milan also convincing winners in bulgaria. and came out three two victors over atlanta elsewhere celtic beat senate's and petersburg one nil and defeated hillary l. roger federer is now just one victory away from supporting andre agassi's the oldest world number one in men's tennis history the thirty six year old just needs to win his quarterfinal in rotterdam on friday to leapfrog arch rival rafael nadal and caroline was that he is on course to keep her women's number one ranking the day reached the quarter finals of the cats are open although she does have the old anxious moment in the first set the top seed still powered past romania's. seven five six one jackie will face the britain's johanna konta all former world number one and recover from germany in the last eight while number two simona halep is the threat to version of his top ranking the reigning will meet eighteen year
olds a qualifier c.c. ballasts in the courses the american knocked out defending champion carolina please give us seven six six three in the third round in doha no such problems when will and champion get to be good he said the spaniard saw off romania soran associate in straight sets on thursday six love six full and that's all you sport for now i have more feel a little bit later indeed you will be watching the al-jazeera news hour with me so hold rob here in our bodies on the other side of the break so until then thanks for your time and your company.
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