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sunday, 6:30 eastern. only on al jazeera america. >> hello welcome to the news hour live from katmandu in nepal. we'll have the latest on how thousands of people are looking for aid and relief, how about the rescue operation is proceeding and how the death toll is increasing. up to 5,500 people have perished in the earthquake. >> more violent protests in burundi over the president's aiming for a third term in
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office. >> a sentencing in the attacksens malala yousafzai. >> it's been a very difficult day for the people of nepal and military personnel. the people are looking for aid help and assistance in one of the countries worst natural disasters. the military are also working around the clock bringing in survivors that managed to live after the earthquake on saturday. helicopters have been coming in on 24 hour base to military bases helping doctors to give medical assist answer. >> a 15-year-old boy was recovered from the rubble in katmandu giving heart to rescue services trying to find survivors with international teams, sniffer dogs around katmandu and the valley around the epicenter.
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i was at one military hospital today where i managed to meet and talk to patients e. patients who survived the earthquake. the seepor doctor in charge told me about the types of injuries people in occurred and help that is required internationally. >> we have severe brain injuries. we have had chest traumas. most of the patients have bones and limbs affected and we had to do limb salvage surgeries. then we have to take care of the open wound that is there because of infection, because of falling debris. >> his team are working around the clock. if they weren't working around the clock they wouldn't have found the people they have.
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miraculous discoveries and stories of survival. a man and 15-year-old boy buried under the rubble for days, my colleague has the latest on those miracle survivors. >> the pain in his eyes belies how lucky he feels. >> i stayed under the rubble for four days with no food. >> trapped for 80 hours in a collapsed katmandu hotel he watched friends die in the surrounding wreckage and had to drink his own urine to stay alive. after having his leg amputated he has no idea how he'll make a living. >> i hope people will help me. i'm too young for something like this to happen to me. >> like so many men of nepal the 28-year-old farmer was on his way out of the country to support himself and his family. >> my flight was scheduled
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april 27 but the accident happened on april 25. >> katmandu is in desperate need every survival stories. >> people can survive for days without eating. en that trapped must still be alive. if they could be rescued in time, they would live. >> many believe there should be a lot more of them. residents and rescue workers have grown used to fearing and seeing the worst. >> the mood here on the outskirts of katmandu is grim. we are at the site of a building that caved in. there's two bodies just pulled out of the rubble, being removed right behind us. >> husband and wife, one wedding ring clearly visible. it looked as though they were reaching out to each other even
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during death. neighbors look on standing as far back as they can manage. a devastated sibling negotiates the release of his brother's body to take back to india. >> only those who have lost families understand my pain. that pain is growing while fear spreads. the sun's about a set and rain has begun to fall. will rescue efforts be hampered even further? crews pack up for the day even though everyone knows time is of the essence. al jazeera katmandu, nepal. >> of course those search rescue and recovery operations are only halted for the weather or more tremors. we had two slight tremors last night, but since saturday, we've had large downpours of rain, hindering not only the aerial
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operation and we see pictures now of the aerial operation and the views of how difficult it is. villages become completely covered in silt, landslides which have broken up the roads and made the rescue operation by road practically impossible. my colleague has been to one remote area of nepal. >> this is a vast area and i'm actually eight village at the start of a huge swath of damage. no one realized how extensive the damage was here. we drove for 30 kilometers through village after village devastated villages. in one small settlement, there wasn't one home left standing. now the original estimates of death were put stitially at around 1600 here, but in actual
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fact many unofficial estimates put it around 5,000 even 6,000. i have not seen anything quite like it. buildings built with boltedders and mud are devastated. there is a search and rescue operation going on by the chinese, convinced that they have around five to six bodies beneath this rubble. they feel pessimistic they'll find anyone alive. only a couple of aid vehicles have got through and a few tents. right now people are absolutely crying out for assistance. this is a remote area, takes a long time to get here. there are landslides on the way. the weather has been very, very
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wet, unseasonably so. the government is saying that the communications crisis was the problem power down, roads blocked. we got here reasonably ok, but there were landslides on the way, so basically they're saying that there was a late response, they admit that. whoever was in control of the operation is no longer in control of the operation we here unofficially and now we are seeing a situation where by people need to arrive very quickly. >> the latest death toll physician are expected to rise within the coming days. with more tremors it's no wonder people are trying to escape nepal. many many people trying to take over a military helicopter, it's that desperate in certain situations. there are certain areas of nepal
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where help hasn't got through and people are in need of that military. he. there is a sense of unity here. that was well broken over the earthquake object saturday. what we have behind me is a recovery operation trying to see if there are any bodies. this is an incredible stench here around it doesn't get any better when there's more rain and bad weather. we'll update you throughout the day. we'll return to doha with the rest of the day's news. >> still ahead we hear how the promise of greater equality in post apartheid south africa has
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yet to be delivered. >> transpromises a full investigation after reports of these children abused. >> face-to-face, the rivennest fight in boxing history. we hear from pacquiao and mayweather as they meet in las vegas. >> a seepor u.s. diplomat told burundi's president protests may begin if he runs for a third term. it's the biggest political crisis since a civil war that ended in 2006. we have more from the capitol. >> there's still no sign that the president or protestors will back down. protests continued in various suburbs of the city. earlier this car was burned by protestors. people say it belonged to the
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members of the youth wing party the president is still running. they say that means the election will be meaningless. >> the nigerian army said its rescued more women and children from boko haram in the forest in the north. reports suggest another 160 women and girls were freed in a battle with the armed group soldier and woman were killed. nearly thee hundred were rescued from their stronghold earlier this week. >> there are over 45,000 nigeria refugees currently in cameroon. food assistance is provided to over 30,000 people. they fled the fighting in the
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north of their country their troops battling boko haram. several say there is not enough water. >> south africa president jacob zuma will tackle the root causes of a wave of attacks on migrant workers. we have this report: >> he has five brothers, his parents and three children to support. he's the only one in his family with a job. he works 12 hours a day, seven days a week as a security guard in a rich johannesburg neighborhood. he lives in one of the poorest areas of the city. >> life is very rough. more than 40 of us share bun toilet. the dollar at the end of the month is not enough to support me and my family.
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>> with the rising cost of living he can't afford to feed himself properly. he captain afford public transport and every day he that to walk three hours two and from work. >> a world bank report said half this countries urban population live in townships or so-called informal settlements like this one. places like this are home to 60% of this countries unemployed. >> the government said it will tackle the root problem of unemployment. >> the number have people living in post is now about 53% of the total population. the number of people unemployed is hoyer than it was in 1994,ed
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end of apartheid. >> the level of protest is increasing. the trend is up wards whether talking about strikes or community protests. the basic problems are not being addressed by the government which is becoming increasingly unpopular and out of touch with ordinary people. >> he describes how he feels walking through the neighborhoods in which he works. >> i know people i work for are very rich. it's painful to return every day to my place but i have no choice. it's a better life than a life of crime. >> for millions of people like him, a meaningful change in post apartheid south africa is yet to come. al jazeera johannesburg. >> a court in pakistan sentenced 10 men to life in prison for their role of school girl malala
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yousafzai. they shot her in the head because of her support for girl's education. she was just 15 years old at the time. we are live from islamabad. tell us about the doyle of when information, who are these men who were sentenced and what's the evidence against them? >> the attack took place in 2012 but last year in september, the army claimed that they had arrested one of the shooters, and would shooters and the officer gave more information leading to a security sweep which involved the police and intelligence. now in all, 14 people were involved, 10 of them were arrested including the main planner who is said to be the owner of a furniture business.
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ten of them sentenced to life imprisonment antother still abscannedding. june southern in all involved, 10 sentenced, what about the other four? >> it is believed they were able to escape into afghanistan where the taliban chief is operating from. of course the search is still on for the arrest. at the moment, it is widely believed that they are probably hiding across the border somewhere in afghanistan. >> thank you very much live from islamabad. >> malala has become a global name for promoting education for all despite what she's been through. some don't support her message in pakistan. we have this report. >> malala was 15 when shot by the pakistani taliban on her way home from school.
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she and other girls were injured. she had spoken out against the armed group which band girls from going to school in the region. she was worried she would be targeted. >> it was very scared that they can do anything. >> the pakistani taliban carried out the attack, but said they targeted her for her views on as he can collarrism, not her saws on education. she wasn't to britain for treatment and has settled in the u.k. with her family. the taliban have vowed the kill her and her father if they return. many think she shamed their country. she has traveled around the world promoting education and speaking out against the human rights abuses, such as the kidnapping of 200 women and children by boko haram. she spoke at the headquarters of
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the united nations in new york in 2013. >> we must make a global struggle against i will lit razz poverty and terrorism. let us speak up. let us pick up our bookings and our pens. they are are our most powerful weapons. >> last year, she became the youngest ever winner of the nobel peace prize. al jazeera. >> time nor an update on the world weather with which chard. dust storms are across asia. >> that's right. you can see this area of cloud active towards the west pushing on through. that's quite an active weather system with the cold front and hit it, china's northwest province we've seen quite a bit
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of dust. we can see how nasty that was looking there. moving toward beijing friday, we will find dusty conditions further to the east, but let's hope this weather front will watch the dust out of the air. we had dusty conditions in south asia. a weather system is moving up toward india pakistan and across it with dust blowing in, that is a pattern repeated in many other areas. the forecast, we await the monsoon rains so it is quite dry at the moment. in the arabian peninsula the temperatures rising across much of the region, getting close to 40 degrees. >> thank you very much indeed. saudi arabia's newly appointed foreign minister is attending
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his first gulf corporation summit set to dominate the agenda in riyadh. there will be dialogue on the houthis pulling out of cities. on the ground, backing is giving them an edge. as we report, one official said there is not proof the iranians are on the ground. >> in a war airports become vital to military strategy. yemen's houthi have control over the airport in sanna. it's been the target of saudi-led coalition airstrikes. the coalition was trying to intercept an iranian plane carrying weapon to say houthis. at the airport pro government fighters say they are gaining more control after battles with the houthis. people say it's the houthis who seem to be gaining ground beyond
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the airport shelling neighborhoods and pushing theme from their homes. the houthis have stormed a hospital forcing medical staff to flee and leaving people in need of care behind. >> they continue to shell places where they know women and children gather. most people fled and only a few of left in aden. the houthis shelled our homes and robbed the people. >> houthi activists say it's the saudi-led coalition that's committing human rights violations. aden is a port city in the south. its location is important because it's near the gulf of aden and offers easy access to the red sea. it became a base of operations for president adou rabbo mansour hadi after he was forced to leave the capitol earlier this year. despite weeks of airstrikes, the
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houthis still control large parts of yemen and they're well armed. the government says iran and he's bra are partnering with the rebels. the houthis deny that. >> the yemeni minister of defense has been kidnapped. more than 1,000 people have died since the war began in late marsh. 12 million people desperately need food and water numbers that will only grope as the fighting continues. al jazeera. >> let's speak to muhammed, a member of the political wing of the houthi movement and their spokesman. i'd like to get your response and reaction first to what yemen foreign minister has told us. he says experts from iran, syria and hezbollah are supporting
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your fighters in yemen. what do you respond? >> this is not true. saudi arabia has imposed and tried to impose stages. iran cannot reach yemen. these accusations are not true at all and we are accustomed to these from previous wars. >> it says the rapes were involved in the kidnapping of a defense minister. >> this is not true, again. the defense minister is not kidnapped. he's a president now and moved from sanna to aden and he started pushing the cams there
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and hadi was taken as a prisoner in a war. the brother of the form he were president in yemen. >> you've taken him as a prisoner. i just want to ask you about the situation on the ground currently, because there are reports that you're losing ground in aden and taiz, the army making gains there. can you tell us your situation now? are you on the back foot in taiz and aden. >> again this is not true. the popular committees and the army are progressing in aden and
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taiz. >> if you're progressing in taiz and aden is it perhaps because you're getting help from the iranians? >> no, no, because yemen is under seen, as you know, and there is also the aerial bombardment and she will. the army and the popular committees achieved progress -- >> how are they achieving this progress? how? how if they're not getting any help from outside? >> of course the aggressions are the forces. >> you're not answering my question. you say you are making progress in aden and taiz. how are you doing that without
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outside help? i'm not asking you about the coalition forces. i'm asking you about the houthi forces right now. >> we face the coalition forces and forces of hadi. not because we are strong, but the almighty is helping us. >> the rights group amnesty international revealed your group are torturing protestors to dissuade dissent. human rights groups say houthi forces have used lethal force against demonstrators in taiz and altubra. is this order coming from leadership? >> this i also not true. demonstrators took to the
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streets in taiz and other cities. again, al jazeera has urged these demonstrations. again who is against the war will be arrested. >> you're not answering my question. i want to quote this from human rights batch. human rights watch said on taiz marsh 24, houthi fighters fired without warning on a crowd of over 1,000 people, killing and injury at least four of them. members of your group seem to be committing abuses. either you are sanctioning these abuses or you're not aware or in control of your fighters on the ground. >> this is not true. >> what is not true? >> what is not true? >> as a matter of fact, there were militants. as a matter of fact, there were militants in taiz.
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we have military confrontations. they are still there. >> but it's human rights watch and amnesty international say that torture these are credible rights groups, say that torture is being committed shouldn't you at least investigate these incidents and perhaps even take action against members of your group who are committing these abuses. are you investigating at least what these home rights groups are saying. >> yes for sure. our opponents have accused us of killing a demonstrator in sanna and of killing only one demonstrator. we asked the family of the one who lost his life for some investigation and to move him to the hospital but they refused and he was buried by his family p.m. yes, he was detained by
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later on they accused his death because of claims of torture. if they are confident, he should go to forensic. we have tried contact with his family. i asked his family one month ago, we said the family of the man hoop lost his life to help us in the investigation. they haven't helped us and they buried their son. >> you are mentions one case there but there are many other cases there of torture by houthi fighters. thank you very much, spokesman for the houthi movement joining us live from sanna. >> there's much more ahead including we visit one neighborhood in the u.s. city of baltimore where the entrepreneur spirit is creating more than
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just jobs. >> we report on how the vietnam conflict still haunts american policy. >> this game made mlb history for all the wrong reasons. do stay with us. we'll be back with sports.
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>> welcome back. the u.n. launch add $415 million
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appeal for aid in nepal. people in rural areas are in desperate need of help. around 600,000 homes have been destroyed or damaged. >> a senior u.s. diplomat has told burundi's president the country risks boiling over with his decision to run for a third term that. >> a court in pakistan sentenced 10 men to life in prison for their part in the 2012 shooting of school girl malala yousafzai. she survived being shot in the head by the pakistani taliban for advocating education for women. >> france's president said there will be parch punishment for soldiers found guilty of sexually abusing children. the abuse reportedly took operation as a center for displaced people between
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december 2013 and june 2014. >> some soldiers behaved badly. there will be sanctions on part of the trust we put in all our armed force. i'm proud of our army and will be harsh on those who behaved badly. >> french prosecutors and military authorities say they are investigating the accusations. it follows the leaking of a united nations report, said to document the exploitation of children. some say they were sexually abused in some cases in exchange for food. it was leaked by an official in geneva. the core director of the
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advocacy group that handed the u.n. document over to the british press said even though the french troops were not under a mandate at the time, in some case the u.n. must act immediately. >> the u.s. doesn't have jurisdiction over troops contributed even if they are peacekeeping troops, but of course has a moral authority and obligation first and for most to the victims of these horrible abuses just to compile the documentation about the detailed sexual abuse both of the six children who were interviewed directly by people from the commission for human rights and unicef and then the accounts they gave of their friends and other children they knew who had been subjected to the same abuse, in some cases regular abuse. this was a constant, on going thing. there is absolutely no question that there's moral ethical and
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legal obligation for the united nations and its agencies to move in immediately and make sure first and mother most that the abuse stops and the that the victims are treated. >> a spokesman for russia's president vladimir putin said kim jong-un had accepted an invitation to the may nine victory day but will not be attending. >> we have no update from seoul. >> despite pyongyang's silence this visit had seemed to be on. it does seem to be off. it would have made sense on a number of levels, a snub to
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china which has been harsh of its criticism over issues like nuclear testing. from russia's perspective would have been a snap total west or the united states that if you pressure us, we can go to your enemies. there is some internal event in north korea that requires kim jong-un's attention internal reasons not to travel to moscow. there would have been lots of other world leaders around media in the mix and so perhaps thought it would be too risky to make this first international visit in that potentially fluid
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situation. one russian academic with whom i spoke this week said the kremlin would have been finding it difficult to deal with pyongyang, there would have been long silence says and then rush to go get these organized. >> bailout talks between greece and its european creditors have dragged on for months greece hopes to lock in the final install of badly needed funds. public entities are forced to help keep the indealted government afloat. ref this report from southern greece. >> this football field belongs to the municipality, who's three time mayor has managed so well, it has $3 million in the bank.
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the government is forcing this area to lend it its savings and many here are not willing to lend that it security. >> we need to know when we want the money, we will have it, because if we don't we won't be able to buy fuel or say care centers, pay salariesar pick up russia. >> the flow of financial assistance from abroad has stopped june the longer talks drag out the deeper the government has to dig to buy time. it's already withheld $1.5 billion in public works payments and borrowed another half billion dollars from pension funds.
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its time and money are fast running out. >> universities, hospitals public trust even the libraries must surrender their cash. >> we know there is a bad psychology. the government wants to give itself financial padding to face the terrible results. the european central bank cut off liquidity. we haven't received money from abrad since last july. >> if the ship of state sinks life boats won't last much longer. >> in the united states, hundred was people have been rallies in new york and boston against the death of a black man who sufficient a fatal spinal injury while in police custody.
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freddie gray died earlier this month in the city of baltimore. six people were arrested in new york. the cry has been black lives matter. new research shows mending america's racial divide means giving everyone a stake in society. black business ownership matters, too. we explain. he is showing young people how to print designs on tee shirts, running a program about making clothing and about keeping kids off the streets. he hopes that someday they'll become business owners. as many as 30 wong people are part of the program at a time. he owns a sorbet store in the community where many of the kids are from. >> our goal is to help empower play the young people with
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resources so they can provide for themselves anden that their community. >> six out of every 10 people who live in baltimore are black but only three of 10 businesses are owned by black people. a who research study looked at data and found in areas where african-americans were increasing business opener ship, there were positive results beyond the business bottom line. >> the growth of african-american owned businesses was strongly linked to reduction in black youth violence. there's a host which reasons for it primarily because black business owners are seen as role models in the community. june it creates jobs and
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opportunities. >> access to that capitol is important. >> people here don't want to be seen as simply living in a blighted town that needs outside help to improve. >> we need investment to do those things on our own behalf, instead of having many government agencies and profit agencies manage disaster. they're trying to manage disaster and all the date that that's been produced on the outcomes have not been transformative. >> that's why they continue to learn hoping to own the shops that they now go to. >> formerly saigon, the capitol of vietnam the fall of saigon in 1975 marks the final end of the america's decades long
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involvement in the country. 58,000 americans died in the conflict. >> while the u.s. army waged the war in vietnam many grew fed up with politicians and the mounting death toll. we spoke to one historian about the effect of the war on u.s. policy. >> in a certain sense america's haunting by the vietnam wars shamed our subsequent history almost more than any other event. we were extremely gun shy afterwards. 1973 after the american military participation the war was over and we airlifted military supply to say israel during the i don't i don't i don't
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war. we could be in another vietnam another vietnam. this trauma that kept on being rehearsed in people's minds. by 1980 when ronald reagan was running for president, he said america has been suffering a vietnam syndrome. ever since then, that sort of back and forth between sort of the force and that america has been innocent has been a debate in america politics. after the first gulf war the first president bush said we've kicked the vietnam syndrome once and for all. that brought on a string of military interventions and most profoundly got second iraq war
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and afghanistan. the idea that if it weren't for the liberals back home who are tying the hands of our military in vietnam everything would have turned out all right. this idea that if america is let alone to do what it does best, that there's nothing we can't achieve. it's when we try to win the hearts and minds of people thousands of miles away through a counter insurgency war we end up creating more who hate america, more willing to take up arms against america and more able and wig to weaken america's strategic positions in the world. that's the cost of forgetting the vietnam war. >> we look at the special i.q.
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>> welcome back. it spent four years monitoring the smallest planet in our solar system, but will crash be into the planet, ending a mission helping our understanding of the planet and how the solar system formed. we have more. >> it's only slightly bigger than the moon and it's the
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closest man net to the sun. the sun, but until the space craft arrived in mercury's orbit in 2011, little was known about the planet. messenger seven's scientific instruments have been feeding back volumes of data. >> it has a massive solid core of ions similar to the earth but bigger. it is almost sure there is a liquid surrounding it producing a magnetic field, similar to the magnetic field of the earth. >> the surface is detailed, a recording surface temperature fluctuating between minus 170 and plus 420-degree celsius. ice was discovered at the planet's poles covered by a layer of dark matter. >> the hypothesis that this dark
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material is in fact organic, fibernaceous material. it is what on our planet is part of the building blocks of life. >> nasa say it's powerless to control the gravity dragging messenger toward the planet. >> we have an idea of how the solar system was formed, how our planet came to be. it's placing us in time and space within the universe and within the confinement of the solar system, very important to know these things. >> this image published hours before messenger's demise is one of many the team said it will release in the weeks and months
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ahead. the next mission by european and japanese teams is not expected to arrive until 2024. until then, scientists will work through the huge volume of data from messenger, hoping to add more detail to our knowledge of the planet. >> time for sports now. >> they've avoided meeting each other in the ring for years but floyd mayweather and manny pacquiao have come together in las vegas ahead of their fight saturday. mayweather will try and improve on a perfect 47-0 record. many boxing fans notice the american hasn't been himself in the lead up to the bouts. normally with flam point and trash talk, he has been subdued ahead of what will be the richest fight in boxing history. >> it's time to fight now. you came here to see excitement, to see a great event.
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i think that's what both competitors bring to the table excitement. the biggest fight in boxing history and i'm a part of it, so that's a great thing. i'm just truly truly blessed to be where i'm at. i feel good, i feel strong and i'll see you guys saturday. thank you. >> before i became a boxer i used to sleep in the streets starving hungry and now i can't have imagine understand that the lord raised me in this position and blessed me these blessings that i cannot imagine that the boy that didn't have food and sleeping in the streets that he raised me to this level of life. >> zimbabwe has confirmed they'll tour pakistan as the first team to visit the country
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in years. no team hall that visited pakistan vince this attack in lahore in 2009. six cricketers were injured when their bus was targeted. >> playing in front of a stadium of 46,000 empty seats wednesday mlb game took place without fans who were shut out of camden yards because of the recent violence on the streets of baltimore. the players tried to make it look like business as usual. one signing a fake autograph and bowing to the no one existent crowd. >> khris davis hits a three-run
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homer. >> cheering. >> you couldn't ask for better weather for a baseball game but this was all the turnout outside the gates i have camden yards. while the players showed up, all the fans were locked out. major league baseball said its decision to shut out the public was from an abundance of caution after monday's streety at after the unexplained death of an unarmed black man while in police custody. >> the mayor and the president both said the people that demonstrate were thugs but yet they're allowing the thugs to determine whether we can go to a ballgame, whether or not people in the city can live a normal life. >> across the street, business that is depend on the sports crowds were nearly emtill. they had to watch the game on t.v. the shutout means a loss of revenue and a loss of good jobs. >> on a normal game day, we would have 34 employees working
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12 contract security personnel. right now, we have two security guys here and 10 employees and that's probably eight employees too many. >> there's more bad news for the vendors. the orioles home series has been moved to tampa bay again out of safety concerns. tom ackermann, al jazeera baltimore. >> the memphis grizzlies through to the second round of playoffs after beating the portland trailblazer. marc gasol scored 26 points as they went on to win 99-93. they will take on golden state sunday. >> tampa bay lightning are into the second round of the nhl playoffs. they won game seven of they're series against the detroit redwings 2-0. stralman went unchallenged as he
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doubled their lead. tampa advances to the eastern conference semifinals. >> this is the lineup for the finals in the east,. in the west, the minnesota wild against the chicago blackhawks, while anaheim plays sal garry in their series opener later. >> the nfl defendant takes place later where teams select the best young football players from various colleges. in order to be collected,ing many take part in a series of tests in front of scouts. although physical, they also under go a psychological test. >> it was developed back in
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1937 the nhl uses it to measure ability to think learn and solve problems. the test itself is a 50 question, 12 minute exam. look at the row of numbers there. you have to decide which comes next. eight, four, two one half, quarter. the answer? an eighth, of course. wide receivers average lower positions. back in 1983, dan marino scored just 15 on the test, nine points below the quarterback average. a year later, he was one of the
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nfl's most valuable players with the miami doll phipps and regarded as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. >> swiss climber has become the fastest man to climb the north face of the border of the swiss and italian alps. he summited in a time of 1:46. his record beats the previous record set in 2009 by 10 minutes. there's plenty more on our website. for all the latest, check out >> thank you. that's it for this news hour. do stay with us. there is plenty more world news
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coming up after the break. we are back in a moment.
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the death toll in nepal is growing, and aid is still not reaching those who need it. ♪ >> we have the very latest from kathmandu in just a fewing minutes. this is al jazeera live from our headquarters in doha. burundi on the brink, a u.s. diplomat flies in to try to stop a civil war.