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>> this is al jazeera. >> hello from doha this is the news hour on al jazeera. egypt's security forces under attack from the sinai through to the capital, cairo, also, women arrested on the country's crack down on dissent. >> from the latest news from europe. former french president nicholas
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sarkozy, corruption charges. and winter games in russia. >> so security forces in egypt have come under attack in several locations. the sinai on the suez canal even in cairo itself. in the sinai incident a suicide attacker drove a car into a gate at the national security headquarters. four people were killed. more than 50 people were killed over the weekend, all points to a country still divided and under enormous political pressure. an update from our correspondent in cairo who we are not nawrming for security reasons. the bomb left a crater 3 meters deep. the police general at the station says he thinks it contained 500 kilograms of
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explosives. he describes how it knocked out the windows in the nearby buildings. forensic investigation later discovered it had been a suicide attack. security in altour wasn't tight. it was in southern sinai, just an hour of sharm el sheik even though, tourism has droppe dropd significantly since earlier in the year. lift travel bans on his country. he persuaded 15 countries to do so. that was before the explosion on monday. and before scenes of further confrontation and bloodshed in cairo on sunday that left over 50 people dead and 260 injured. security forces fired tear gas and live rounds at protests
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called by the anti-coup alliance. thousands of people were celebrating the anniversary, waving flags and posters of general abdul fatta el sisi, some egyptians in tahrir square took a more conciliatory tone the following morning pps. >> we don't want to relate everything not muslim brotherhood because the brotherhood are not from generosity the area, they are part of the country. the previous events this used to happen we never said it was the muslim brotherhood. >> the second attack was on ishmamalia outside the, launched
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this attack on a ship in the canal in july. over the last few months, egyptian authorities have launched the largest military crack down on the sinai peninsula in decades. but it is focused often the north in areas like el arish and raffa, where authorities attack targets on nearly a daily basis. no one has claimed responsibilities for these latest attacks. al jazeera cairo. >> in other news at least 37 people have been killed on a series of attacks on the iraqi capital, baghdad. among those killed four security forces at a checkpoint in meshaffa town in the country's north. over 100 people injured all out. sudan's government released all women detained last month. sparked buy cut in fuel
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subsidies. hundreds of demonstrators were arrested, thrown into a pickup truck. >> then i would say they were telling me that i was filming the scandals here and sending them abroad and i was committing a crime against omar al bashir. now i want to say something else. >> we heard about ali vergi, sudan's government has sent a message to the demonstrators about this. >> a classic technique, hard line move and easing off of the release of protestors the announcement that they will ease off on some of the things they will do in the next few weeks. unlikely to concede they were too heavy-handed but i think there's a realization that there's a cost to continuing a very hard heavy techniques and of course killing people, is the hardest thing at a they can do.
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so having sent that message it's not necessary for them to continue in the protests themselves have decreased in size so it's clearly not as necessary to be as hard line either. >> we'll get an early look at european news this credit hour. the protest charges against nicholas sarkozy have been dropped. now sarkozy had been accused of taking money from france's richest woman lillian bettancorp, the hair to the l'oreal fortune. do you think it is likely
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that mr. sarkozy is going to actually want a return to politics when he was campaigning in the run up to the 2012 elections he said if he lost that france, quote, would never hear from me again. >> i mean mr. sarkozy is still a very active man. he's still quite young. and i would say even like super-active and still very interested in politics. i mean, what kind of other job he could do, i mean, of course, he can seat in the french constitutional court, where he has a seat. but it's not enough for such an active man. and at the same time, he realizes that there is little competition in the right, because in this right wing party that we have in france, which is called ump, there were some kind of sifer -- civil war between hs
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former are during the last three and four months and everybody is killed, now, in this civil war. and sarkozy is the only national figure well-known by the militants that could contest the 2017 presidential election. mr. joupe is too old -- >> sorry to interrupt you. sounds like what you are saying is his party would welcome him back with open arms as the man who could contest the election on their behalf. >> we have introduced you know in france the american system of the primaries, but sarkozy always said that this system should not apply to former presidents. so that he has come kind of, you know, a wide card to enter
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directly the contest. and of course he is still a very natural, very impressive figure. the 2012 election was more a rejection of his personality, than a choosing of francois hollande. now that francois hollande is very unpopular, very low in the polls, he is a lazy king, french people feel, that he doesn't solve the problems of the country and france needs urgent reforms and popularity of sarkozy is climbing, not still very high but it is climbing. and people do not see any other like possible leader for the moment for the right. of course, there is another leader in the extreme right, which is scoring quite well on local elections which is of course the form nationale of
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henri lapem. but center right wing you don't have in the political landscape in france really another possible contend anlt. >> really good to have you. thank you so much. more from europe a little bit later, including after six years of suffering why the greek economy could be about to take off for them. >> the political fortunes of syria's president might be changing. bashar al-assad could actually be string thing -- strengthening his power. >> president bashar al-assad's corporation destroying syria's chemical weapons seems to have given him some breathing space. u.s. secretary of state john kerry offered some cautious
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words. >> i think it's credit of the assad regime for complying rapidly as they are supposed to. we hope that will continue. i'm not going to vouch today for what happens months down the road but it's a good beginning and we should welcome a good beginning. >> but it's not yet clear if these good beginnings can translate into a political victory for the president. certainly there are signs that he's going on the political offensive. he has gone on networks to push the message that he's the only man that can lead syria out of this crisis. >> he is trying to engage audience that is helpful to him, like turkey but also the west and u.s. and parts of europe where he feels there's opposition to those governments' support of the rebels. >> his allies, russia and iran have supported the noofs. >> we hope that the resolution
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of the security council which was adopted ten days ago will be fulfilled by all the parties, including neighbors of syria. >> voiced concern that assad was manipulating the international community. >> how can we praise the behavior of somebody who has killed 100,000 people, can this be reasonable i'm asking you? >> in disarray, the opposition is deeply divided and hasn't been able to present a united front. admitted the challenges they were facing. >> al nusra didn't recognize the coalition and we don't want recognition from them. this extremist front does not provide any cover for us. >> some say with discord and the rebel groups the syrian president is using his political skill to strengthen his position. and possibly make it more
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difficult to end this crisis any time soon. imran khan, al jazeera. >> ing activates are planning a major strike, two separate strikes on government forces, activists say the first strike claimed four lives and 16 more were killed in a follow-up strike as they rushed to the scene to help. buta the scene of that clem attack which killed more than a thousand people. the creation of a massive new free trade zone in asia is being discussed at the apec meeting in bali. the transpacific economic partnership, the tpp would open ties between 12 different parties. counting for more than 40% of the global economy . us president barack obama says he wants to preach a deal by the end of this year. others say it might take longer. china has not been invited to
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are join this partnership, we might say. more from steph farson. >> they control and have become the engines of growth but many asia pacific nations are suffering, calm deficits and high inflation. despite these setbacks, japan's foreign minister shenzu ab e: >> japan hopes to help in creating a spacious and prosperous economy stretching across the asia pacific region and regarding security and safety we want the region to be free and based on the rule of law. >> while apec leaders opening up markets at the time of crisis, that's why according to indonesia's head of investment
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board it's important that leaders show confidence at this summit. >> this is region this has the centrality, not only for this region but to ensure that we would see the global economic recovery, as a result of that as well. because if we cannot do that, we don't deliver that, then it will be very difficult to see where else you would have the engine of growth for global recovery. >> since its formation 24 years ago, apec has tried to reduce barriers and promote economic integration among nation in the pacific ocean. regained a more prominent role as a leader in the region. but a spotlight was on president putin on monday who celebrated his birthday at the summit. despite all the words of hope and partnership, the region is
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going through difficult times, while asia pacific economies are trying to strengthen here in bali. step fasson al jazeera, bali. >> new on the news hour, israelis pay tribute to the man who turned the downtrodden jewish community into a potent political force. plus: >> social workers estimate up to 70,000 children work in these coal mines. >> and it was rough and tumble in the ml east playoffs, we'll find if the dodgers can pick themselves up for a win in sports later open. later on. >> grease where golden dawn
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where is accused of being a criminal organization after a spate of attacks including the murder of a musician. under greece's constitution the three accused men can't be banned from parliament, despite the anger of other mps. >> we really feel that as a party we have to fight golden dawn, golden dawn is a disgrace for greece. influential u.s. investor john paulson he prays what -- praises what he calls greece's government, return to growth next year. greece of course has been crippled by six years of recession, received $325 billion worth of international bailouts which led to its government agreeing to deep spending cuts. greece is also optimistic that being able to return to
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financial markets after being secluded in 2010. >> the citizens have made enormous sacrifices both in terms of fiscal adjustment and in terms of living standards. however beginning this year these sacrifices begin to take hold with the first indication of greece's exit from the crisis becoming evident. the greek economy is projected to emerge from its prolonged recession and the gdp will mark a positive growth rate of .6%, primarily due to the recovery of investments and the strengthening of exports. >> doing business in the greek economy can be tough. al jazeera's john siropis reports. >> first and most important type of defense, alert squadrons of mirage 2,000, f-16.
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their maintenance is provided here at this rare public sector success. it has a co-production agreement with lockheed martin to build 30% of the parts for all f-16s sold worldwide as well as the barrel sections. half of its book is maintenance of nato fleets in europe. it is a rare high technical exporter. it will soon have over a billion dollars of orders, that's three times what its human resources can currently accomplish because austerity has forced it to shed almost half of its personnel. the company says it's in danger of leaving its clients grounded. >> we have lost highly specialized personnel because of the country's economic difficulties. we've largely able to honor our contracts, but we are understaffed and only if we have
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expert staff can we honor our requirements. >> even though the companies now make an income of $120 million, it spends twice that playing off public utility mismanagement. without av the hellenic aifort would baifort -- affairs would e grounded. some experts say that is exactly what it needs. >> it will continue to operate with its hands tied behind its back and it will not be able to fulfill its full potential. it will not be able to explore any business opportunities that may appear on the screen. and it will continue to function at a loss for its shareholders which is actually a big state, so it's a situation which helps no one. >> av has been spared the
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probable fate of the rest of greece's defense industry, sell off or closure. now, the company that helps greece keep flying, has asked permission to sell off. russia is preparing widespread electronic spying of competitors and spectators at next year's winter olympics. according to the guardian newspaper. capital moscow, sergei, before the games given in february. a team of investigative investigative.journalists rks kremlin it went out, gestured to a security guard who produced a lighter and the torch was relit.
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there's much more to come from europe in this news hour, including: >> officers come out with your hands up. >> canvassing organized crime in the u.k. a new agency which takes its cues from the fbi. >> the spiritual leader of israel's sefartic religion died. key figure in coalition politics died at the age of 93. sefartic juice, sidelines in politics until youssef chmed their cause iefchampioned the t. hugely important man just as
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we said there, what he did for this part of jewish society and turning him actually into a political force. >> most important rabbi in israel and he was beside -- he was a spiritual leader but he was a political leader as well. and he built a very big religious movement but he had on the same side a very big influence on the israeli politics. so he was very popular among the population in israel, especially when the jewish from the east that came from the east, these jewish and this is the reason that more than half million people just participate now in this moment in his funeral. >> the facts that, explain this
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to us earlier, the s sephartic jews, rab aye youssef, was there any kind of connection between the two? >> well, rabbi youssef was very moderate. he said that for real peace, you can -- you can give up land, territories to the palestinians. but the problem was he never believed the palestinians, he never trust that the palestinians really want to make peace with israel. so as you mentioned before, support the oslo accords, he say
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maybe we're going oreal peace and after that he changed his mind. after, he was very, very against any talks with the palestinians. >> what do you think changed his mind? was it that distrust from the palestinians or internal pressure from israel? >> well, i think after oslo there were a lot of terror attack against israel as everybody know and you know, this is -- i think this is the main reason that that he change his mind and decided he had a very -- he had speeches every saturday evening, every saturday night, a hundred of thousands was listening to him. and he repeated, he repeated time after time. >> shalomurasami we thank you for your thoughts on the death
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of yousef. >> thank you very much. >> today can nobel prize, won their award for how cells work. they discovered what they called membrane fusion, that is a process which keeps cells organized and prevents them from being muddled. the discovery has improved understanding of many of the body's processes how insulin works. >> biggest price ever fetched at auction for a diamond. what a diamond it is, look at that. 118 carats, went for $23 million, at an auction in hong kong, one of two diamonds, the
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other sold for just $16.5 million. still ahead for boeing, the company loses one of its loyal customers. japan airlines have decaded to change to airbus. a paper mill protest, in which top female these pulled out, tell you later in sports. this is the 900-page document we call obamacare. it could change costs, coverage, and pretty much all of healthcare in america. my show sorts this all out. in fact, my staff has read the entire thing. which is probably more than what
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most members of congress can claim. we'll separate politics from policy, and just prescribe the facts.
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on august 20th, al jazeera america introduced a new voice in journalism. >> good evening everyone, welcome to al jazeera. >> usa today says:
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>> ...writes the columbia journalism review. and the daily beast says: >> quality journalists once again on the air is a beautiful thing to behold. >> al jazeera america, there's more to it. sports. >> here on the news hour here on al jazeera, here are the top stories. in egypt, a car bomb has exploded, four people killed and 47 injured. south sinai security chief tells al jazeera it was a suicide attack. syrian officials say 27 have been killed in the capital damascus. and investigators have dropped corruption charges against french president sarkozy,
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accused of receiving funding from france's richest woman. japan airlines has announced it will buy 31 jets from airbus. it's been a loyal boeing customer but recurring problems with dreamliner. it's important for any company to break the dominance and that's what airbus has achieved. its squeeze into japan which has traditionally been the customer of boeing. >> we are confident we can offer comfortable travel in the air a-350 has completed its test flight and development is in full progress towards its introduction in 2014 and 2019 will be in full production. >> total, worth more than $13 billion, the region is predicted to be the biggest market for all
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jet orders in the next 20 years. the a-350 is a direct competitor to boeing 787 dreamliner but that aircraft has struggled since its launch two years ago, fuel elaboration, overheating batteries and in july an ethiopian airlines 787 caught fire. >> it will take all those buying aircraft to wash through and buying will remain competitive but it is seen as a very big foot in the door. >> airbus excess the a-350 uses 25% less fume. leading carriers are trying to choose the plane to keep costs up. to its customers by the end of next year. from al jazeera. >> libya says it's asked the
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united states government for, quote, clarifications about the arrest of an al qaeda leader in tripoli. al-liby has been accused of the twin attacks in libya and tanzania . joining us now from the u.s. is eugene fidel who is a visiting lecturer at yale law school, we thank you for your time. explain to us how this will go down. i believe we are talking about a trial in new york, in fact. >> yes mr. al-liby has already been indicted years ago for events in east africa in 1988 or thereabouts. when the government is done interrogating him aboard ship they will fly him to the united states presumably to new york city and he will stand try in a
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civilian court. >> what about the argument from the libyans who are saying he should be tried at home. does that actually make some sense? >> well, i'm not sure how functional the libyan judicial branch is right now. but at any event the libyans may have a claim against the united states for violating its territorial integrity but that has no effect at all on mr. al-liby's effect. we have the kerr-frisbee doctrine, it doesn't matter how you come into the country's jurisdiction, once we have you we can try you in the courts. >> have we got a potential problem with what's happening right now, the fact that he is being interrogated on a ship where and the fact that the libyans don't like, the u.s. came in on their soil, did this
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and left again? >> i think the libyans do have something to squawk about. and they can squawk. you know, they will make protests, we don't really know for sure whether the -- this is a sort of reduce or smoke screen on -- ruse or smoke screen. they were in fact consulted under conditions of plausible deniability. but you have to distinguish between whatever objection the libyan government might have and the fact that mr. al-liby is in u.s. custody. he is interrogated. there is a certain art how to conduct an interrogation, but he is going to be in federal court. >> what do you think about the trial itself, is in a forgone conclusion that he will be found guilty, is there doubt, put it that way? >> well, there is always doubt. the u.s. is always serious about
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requiring guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. it did ask for death penalty and u.s. juries did deny the death penalty. i would say that the outcome is not a forgone conclusion. that is why we have a legal system which is the crown jewel in our democracy and the wheels of justice will function on this despite the let's say unusual beginning of the process. >> good to get your thoughts. thank you eugene fedell, joining us from the new haven school of law here. felicity, in london, crime fighting in the u.k. we're going to find out. yes kamel, focus on groups from outside the country. going to have more than four and anda half thousand officers and will take its direction from
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those in the united states. >> day one for the u.k.'s own version of the american fbi and a raid was set it for -- up for the cameras. for a time they couldn't get through the gates to the house but eventually they did. knocked on the door and got in and out came a man in hand cuffs suspected of organized identity theft. what was strange about it was the sheer ordinariness of the street. there are gangs operating in the u.k. and looking normal is part of their disguise. >> who we see outside our front doors, what affects our neighborhoods, if it's people-trafficking, or cybercrimes, frankly that response needs to reflect the nature of the threat. >> agencies are increasingly having to work across borders as crime has become as globalized
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as the economy. allegations they were running a people trafficking ring from a flat somewhere in lop don with large numbers of women being trafficked into forced prostitution. bigger political strategy in the government to get rid of unwanted outsiders. >> i think what's important is we operate internationally to ensure that we are disrupting organized criminals and whether that will be trafficking of a variety of sorts, drug trafficking, human trafficking and the introduction of firearms into the u.k. >> certainly the training programs for the new crime fighters, offer the suggestion of an agency willing to take on 9. newspapers from gan organics lie romania, some of the wild aclaims the government wants to be seen as acting as tough as it
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talks. lawrence lee, al jazeera london >> the bodies of migrants total recovered so far to 232. divers are continuing to search the migrant vessel which sank over the coast of the island of lampedusa last week. more than 500 migrants are suspected of being on board. police and firemen have been facing on in the belgian capital, brussels. demanding 100 million in extra funding. their colleagues in the right police barricaded the road to stop them from coming in further. in response, they were soaked with water and foam.
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back now to kamal in doha . thank you for that felicity. major conference on child labor. they want to eliminate the most severe and often dangerous forms of child labor by the year 2016. in figures released last month, the international labor organization say there is 168 million children between the ages of 5 and 17 working around the world. that is less than the year 2000. the 85 million, health, safety and developments, well in india human rights activists are calling for the government to do more to shut down these mines which employ child laborers. many are sent down what are called rat holes, unstable mines in the northeastern state of
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megalaya. >> descending into the depth of danger. 17-year-old tish is called into the mine to dig for coals. but just a few minutes in he realizes there's something wrong. a heavy rock has collapsed on another miner crushing his legs. the workers manage to free him but natesh is clearly shaken. >> every time i go to work, i think the roof is collapsing on top of me. sometimes i have to work alone so that's when i'm really scared. i just feel like getting out of there. >> natesh has been working in the coal pits since he was 15. local activists believe around 70,000 children like him work in these so-called rat holes because adults are usually too big. the conditions in these mines are absolutely horrific. i'm standing on a temporary
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wooden platform and there's a drop of about 40 feet beneath be. as you can see around here, there are cabins and this is what the children crawl into to mine for coal. they literally have to go on their stomach to be able to fit into these holes. accidents are not uncommon here and when they occur, the workers are sometimes buried alive. the miners have no safety equipment or training and live in squalor next to the coal pits. hasina kobe has been lobbying the government to rescue them but nothing has been done because most are illegal migrants from nepal and bangladesh. >> the dead bodies are not taken back because it is not possible, there is no way they can do it. it is not being reported, the context of our state it is actually illegal migration. >> despite using millions of
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dollars every year miners use manual methods to dig for coal. hasina is trying to get them to use modern machines so child labor will no longer be needed. >> under the limestone there is no child labor at all. you can put me in any international news i don't mine for that. >> what about coal mining? >> coal mining, we are not concerned with coal mining because we are only dealing with limestone. >> natesh knows children work in these mines because he is one of them. his only goal is to earn enough money to some day leave. still ahead. >> i'm daniel lack on canada's pacific coast and i'll be looking at how scientists use undersea cameras to life stream information about the ocean to the internet.
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>> indy driver injured, all this information in sport.
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>> hello again, argentina and uruguay are locked in a bitter dispute on their border. uruguay has been taken to international criminal court for example. this more from veronica. >> waving flags, protest care van to uruguay. deployed to the border
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checkpoint to prevent them from going any further. argentina has long regarded uruguay as a younger brother. but tensions over a paper mill are breaking the family ties. there's only really two border crossings to go from argentina to uruguay by car and this is one of them. and the protesters who are here in this care van has effectively managed to shut down this access point. >> this is a problem, only then will they admit they are contaminating the environment. >> out, we want out. if not we stay. >> the paper mill has been the subject of a decade long conflict. it sits on the uruguay river. argentina says it's a major pollutant. uruguay says it follows environmental standards. now both presidents have joined
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the dispute. >> we have authorized this company to increase by half what they have requested. approximately 100,000 tons provisionally. are going argentina's president sis she doesn't want the plant to increase production. the trees oproduce paper are cut in both countries and people on both sides say they are paying a heavy price. ruben has a restaurant in uruguay. tourism doubles the the size of the town but when the border is closed, no argentinians visit. >> this is best plant in the world. many are jealous that they chose to put it in uruguay. this is where it is. >> he says the sister nation should put the dispute over the paper mill behind them.
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monica, argentina. >> thanks very much kamal major league baseball, the pittsburgh pirates go into their game, with a 2-1 lead, over the st. louis cardinals in game 3. carlos beltran recorded three runs, any thoughts of completing the come back with that later in the eighth the pirates smashed two singles. 5-3 pittsburgh final score. over at dodger stadium, carl fofard was busy stealing is show, the perfect storm as he is known. exphachg a three--- smashing a three-run homer. a catch over near the line, despite the tumble crawford didn't hurt himself maybe just
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his pride. plavment will take a 2-1 lead into that game. >> i honestly didn't think the ball was going into the stands. it kept floating and i didn't see the wall coming. like i said next thing i knew i felt my feet coming up under me, i held onto the ball that's all that matters. >> four game on monday. oakland in detroit, taking on the tigers, 3-3 in the 4th inning. the nfl, the denver broncos beat the dallas cowboys in an amazing game. 51-48, peyton manning throwing for four touchdowns. his posting tony romo, five touchdowns, fortunately he
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destroyed his chance he, fourth quarter interception, 28 yard field goal. the new nba season begins. oklahoma city thunder and philadelphia 76ers, play each other in manchester, nba global gamings, matchups in seven different countries. oklahoma city is the favorite. playing philadelphia in this half of the playoffs last season. >> it's great being back in this part of the arena, a lot of memories, walking in here. i know the fans will come out and support us tonight. >> three time indians 500 winner has -- indianapolis winner dario
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franchitti, winner, 13 fans on the side of the track. certainly a sobering moment for the other drivers. >> dario was okay, looked like he was moving around when we drove past, and i hope all the fans out here are okay today. >> well, number 3 maria sharapova, injury feels she will miss the tournament, top women players in the world. shanghai masters, he beat america's sam quarry in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4. searches for a second title this year. but it was tough going for john
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isner, fourth seed, losing the opening set 4-6. taken tall way the next two, eventually winning 7-5, 7-5. roger federer, doubles action on monday, local star beat 6-2, 6-1 to record federer's first doubles win this year. now in argentina, superclassic, saw host rivals, to the fourth in the league, made the best start grabbing the lead after 22 minutes. emanuel itioti, and martinez, close to doubling their lead in the second half but the 1-nil was enough to lift the fokker in the title.
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tiger woods the fifth straight victory in golf's presidents cup. only needed four points on the final in ohio, he did the works, beating richard stern. 8 out of the 10 presidents cup tournaments. action he in the east asian games, taiwan has won gold, in the 58 to 60 kilo-class. earlier this year and the gold that he won at the 2010 asian games. lots more on our website, check out details how to get in touch with our teams using twitter and facebook. that is the sports for now. kamal. >> a new initiative about to be launched in nigeria to have the
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internet more accessible. the u.n. estimates that by the end of this year, 2.7 billion people will be using the internet globally. that leaves the rest of the world without internet access. african is a big rise in internet usage but still own 16% of people in africa have intrrnt intrrnt -- internet access. why internet access in a conference in abuja. >> want to see changing the kind of environments we have in the sector so that innovation is incentivized, we are excited to be able to contribute to that process and very much with the focus of, again, you know,
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reducing the prices of internet and making sure that the internet becomes affordable oall so that that we can benefit from the technology. >> and if it's got internet access this is something you could look at. an underwater network of video cameras from the waters off of canada's west coast. the network is being run by scientists at the university of vic victoria. they want people all over the world to monitor the images and share their impressions. >> back to where we were. it moves really quickly. >> with just a laptop and the internet, the undersea world comes alive for martin sharevath. a geologist he uses the neptune network to track sea life, keeping him entertained between
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earthquakes. >> there's another one coming right at the camera very exciting checking us out, attracted by the lights or the lasers. >> another camera module tested, images and data collected are streamed online and put in an archive. scientists from more than 12 countries and members of the public are invited to watch and send in descriptions of what they see. in this video from 900 meters down taken last year the moving creature is a hag fish, then another creature pops in and eats the fish. this is a seal. no one saw it before this 13-year-old on the line. >> i wanted to be a naturalist and i just kept watching. now scientists send me videos that i can watch to see if i can make another discovery.
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>> the project uses robotics, a tethered rover called wally that's run remotely from a university in germany. its daily walks on the sea floor helps the government gather information about life on the bottom of the ocean. >> we are going to be gathering these long time series of data at very frequent intervals, that will help us characteristic what happens over time. >> the goal is to make it possible to replicate their work setting up more networks beneath other seas and adding to a growing body of knowledge about the oceans of the world, daniel lack, al jazeera. >> you know where you should go, for all the news, video on demand as well. more news here on are al jazeera
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in howcht to end the shut down. the stalemate in washington is making an impact on wall street. stocks are lower again today. the dow is down better than 75 points, investors are getting more nervous about whether congress will raise the government's borrowing limit before the u.s. runs out of money, projected now for the middle of the month. notinnoting too ago, secretary f


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