tv Weekend News Al Jazeera March 6, 2016 6:00pm-7:01pm EST
rights this is al jazeera hello. welcome to the al jazeera news hour live from our headquarters in doha. coming up in the next 60 minutes, i.s.i.l. claims responsibility for a suicide bombing in iraq that has killed at least 60 people. greece calls on the e.u. to take some of the thousands of refugees trapped within its borders. tributes pour in for nancy
reagan who has died' age of 94. >> reporter: may tonne manning is set to retire after 18 seasons at the stop of the support -- sport we begin in iraq where at least 60 people were killed in a suicide bombing on sunday. dozens of people were wounded in the blast which happened near hilla south of the capital. i.s.i.l. says it carried out the attack. >> reporter: the tanker drugging blew up one of the busiest checkpoints on a main road. it was carrying explosives. there was almost nothing left here. i.s.i.l. took responsibility for the blast north of hilla. this is almost 90 kilometers south of baghdad. on the main road leading to the shia shrines and the coastal city of basra. iraqi soldiers and police manned
the check point. many of the other casualties were believed to be civilians. >> translation: the blast mass completely destroyed the check point and its builds. more than 10-- buildings. more than 100 cars have been damaged. we have strongly condemned the attack. >> reporter: iraqi security forces are driven i.s.i.l. fighters out of ramadi and recently recaptured hundreds of kilometers of desert. as i.s.i.l. loses more territory, it seems to have stepped up its attacks on civilian targets. many will be asking how a truck full of explosives was able to make it that far along the road with multiple checkpoints for more on this we're joined by a military analyst and senior fellow at the trueman
official security project. he is joining us live from new york. very good to have you with us. we're seeing another deadly attack near the iraqi capital one week after that attack. is this i.s.i.l.'s response to losing territory elsewhere in iraq? >> yes. i think it's a response to that. it is a change in tactic going after soft targets. much further away fra where they currently hold grounds. they likely want to get in, create this kind of headline and damage and then get out, not have a big footprint or presence there. it is a change in strategy going away from conventional warfare through to terrorist operation $inside of iraq itself can we expect more of these attacks as they lose more ground, can the iraqi government, can the military actually stop the group from these insurgent attacks? >> i think we can expect more
attacks as the iraqi forces are focused really in the north, the battle to retake mosul, for example, in fallujah. i think that while that happens, the economy of force and they can't focus on security in these southern regions, south of baghdad, for example. i think the shia soft targets are those traditional ly shia cities will have to step up their security, again away from the where the iraqi security forces are because they can't be in all places at all times. they are going to have to figure out a way to improve security in those softer places how will they do that? >> i think first they're going to have to improve their check point security. it consists along the road networks. they are going to have to stop and inspect trucks. these fuel tankers, things that move with relative ease now will
likely come to a little bit of a halt here. you're hurting the civilian economy and creating friction for the civilians. that will create a problem. there's this trade-off whether they want to do that and feel safe and secure. they will look to do all they can to step up intel reports, stop to see if they see anything suspicious. they will have to get the locals involved to have a greater presence to avoid these attacks happening in the future how do you think locals would feel about that? would they be willing? >> i think they're going to have to really think this through because knowing that there are higher target-- they're a higher target for i.s.i.s., they're going to have to decide whether they will get involved or not. i think they will. it will force the sunnis together in these populations. normally it's she eadown in bag
tad-- shia down in baghdad, but there will be improvements. the entire police station was destroyed, buildings around it and so other checkpoints that are similar to that are going to have to take a much more over the horizon approach on how they look at security. if they're going to get hit again, they want that target to be well far out from where the cities in the built-up areas are thank you for that. to the european refugee crisis. the greek prime minister is demanding the immediate relocation of thousands of refugees who are trapped at its border with macedonia. thousands have been stranded there after macedonia tightened its border controls. u.n. and other balkan states have been accused of not sharing the burden >> translation: since it is closed for the refugees, in the turkish shore to the islands, it
has to become clear that the immediate start of a process of relocation of refugees from our country to other states of the european union is a matter of the utmost urgency. this is exactly what we seek on monday at the emergency summit the e.u. has called for a meeting in brussels on monday to discuss how to deal with the refugee crisis. here is an idea of how many people are affected. up to 14,000 are stuck on the greek side of the border with macedonia. the e.u. migration commissioner is warning there could be more than 100,000 refugees trapped if greece by the end of the month. european nations still can't agree on how to handle the crisis. angela merkel has criticised greece of failing to build structures to hold 50,000 people. >> reporter: it has become the symbol of europe's failure and disunity when it comes to refugees. the border that remains more closed than open.
the latest selection system to cross into macedonia depends on the date on arrival in greece. these hoer landed on phenomenon 17. these the following day. >> translation: i have no more money. my son went to the germany and the trip took him ten days. >> reporter: the daily cap of 500 to be allowed to transit through the balkans is barely met. people here roam around in search for answers. over the past three weeks the camps spread from a transit one designed for 1500 people. that's where the big tents are, to this ever sprawling multi colored tent village. the makeshift camp stretches across both sides of the rail track. the long queue on the right is for food. the area of high extension is from north to the crossing
point. a double fence separates both countries. the macedonian side empty except for security forces. the greek side is crammed with more tents and anxious people. it is in the midst of all this that nine year old boy sleeps with his family in this tent, this whole family. >> translation: it is not far. >> reporter:? >> very many very sad. >> reporter: why? >> the smallest needs of life i don't have. even drinking water i don't have. i don't know who doesn't open the water, but i don't get. i don't have anything here. you must live here so they can feel what we are having. i don't like to get thrown just like this with nobody cares for
me. >> reporter: about one third of those stranded here are children below the age of five. many suffer from dire rear and fever. aid workers fear that soon measle $and scabies could spread if their living conditions don't improve. political leaders are hoping that the cessation of hostilities in syria will hold and stem the human wave. for those here, it is already too late more refugees keep risking their lives to get to europe for the hope of a better life. at least 25 refugees have drowned in the sea trying to reach greece. turkish state media say their boat sank. 15 people were rescued. a turkish coast guard is looking for more victims. off the coast of lesbos, hundreds of refugees were rescued from several overcrowded
boats. they picked up over 360 people. they were met by aid workers and volunteers. we have much more to come on the al jazeera news hour. people in sudan say goodbye to one of the most important political figures in the country's modern history. the survivors of a crippling childbirth practice in ireland speak about a government seem. could barcelona keep their winning street in football? this is sport it turkey now where a crowd of protesters gathered outside the newspaper's offices in istanbul on sunday. the biggest newspaper is now understand government control. journalists are calling it a dark day for media report freedom. >> reporter: on this street the day may have changed, but the
headlines stayed the same. outrage. the free press can't be silenced, they chanted. they held newspapers up almost as shields. i came here to support the newspaper that was unlawfully seized by the government. >> reporter: automatic the issue stem from the cleric and his organizations. the take over is considered part of a wider state crackdown on his movement. while the prime minister defended the move as legal, it is just a long line taken against journalists who are critical against the government. one reporter described how bad
things had got for her >> i'm immensely worried. it makes you sick to your stomach, it gives you headaches, but we really feel that the police are watching our every step and they are, they're listening to us. they shut down our email accounts yesterday, they shut down the internet. they're doing everything possible to intim daylight us and prevent us from producing the news. >> reporter: while the protesters were kept away from the front doors of the office, they gathered streets away. >> reporter: they're rchg to leave even though security officials are telling them repeatedly now that they must go and that what they are doing is illegal and they are blocking the road and they would be moved if they refused to leave. this man angrily approached the
police about the brutality demonstrators are faced 24 hours earlier when scenes like this were played out. eventually the crowd heeded et warnings and began to leave. while the pitch of their anger hadn't lessened, the tone of the newspaper they were defending had changed drastically. skroo what a difference a day makes. today's edition is much smaller and it has a far softer substance to the government. there was no mention of the protests egypt has arrested 14 people in connection with a death of a senior state official. chief prosecutor died in a car
bomb in cairo last june. the egyptian government says members of the banned miss limb brotherhood conspired with hamas to carry out the attack. he was seen to be leading a crackdown of some groups following the overthrow of the president in 2013. the brother mood issued a statement denial any involvement in his death. now to the elections. bernie sanders scored wins in the state of nebraska and kansas on saturday. clinton secured a major victim in the louisiana primary which helped her maintain a sizeable lead over bernie sanders. ted cruz won in texas, oklahoma and alaska kansas. donald trump took loi; iana and kentucky. marco rubio won peurto rico.
clinton was looking strong after super tuesday, but with sanders winning those two states on saturday, how much has the race evened up? >> it still hasn't really evened up at all. because of the way this system works and in terms of the presidential nominating contest. you have to win and pick up delegates in delegate-rich states. that didn't happen for bernie sanders. although he picked up two states, hillary clinton on saturday evening actually picked up more delegates that will head to that convention, that national convention where they will vote ultimately for the party nominee. so for bernie sanders what he needs to do is he needs to win in these delegate rich states. there is an opportunity to do that on march 15 when sthats on ohio illinois, florida, will all be voting. bernie sanders has a challenge. what he has been winning in largely are states that are not very diverse.
where hillary clinton that has an edge where she tends to win in states where diverse group of voters, so again he needs to try and make some headway in states where he is going to pick up more delegates and with a more diverse voting body of course, they are about to go ahead to head in the debate tonight taking place in flint that has had its fair share of economic troubles. tell us about the significance of the location of tonight's debate. >> reporter: this is especially significant for a number of reasons. first of all, flint michigan, the state of michigan, will hold its presidential nominating contest, it's primary on tuesday. this is an opportunity for the candidates to make the case about why necessity believe they would best represent the needs of a population that has been struggling in the short-term as well as the long-term. in the short-term there has been the flint water crisis. this has been going on since april 2014. water was diverted from a clean water source to a more
contaminated source that fed into the drinking supply for the residents of flint, michigan. led leached into their water sly and they've been dealing with that ever since. obviously, that has led poisoning effects which are very harmful to children. so here the candidates will be talking about that in the debate, how they feel they can improve those lives. the second thing is this is a population that has been strumging in flinlt and larger in michigan because of the globalise sayings, loss-- globalisation, loss of jobs. people are struggling through that. you will see themes, racial, inequality, economic unfairness, all of the issues plaguing the state for a long time t they will be making the case that they're the ones that can lift them up from decades of struggle thank you for that. the former u.s. foyers lady nanc
shall y spaes spaes reagan has died. she was 94. president obama praised her as a proud example and redefined the role of the first lady. >> reporter: in this moment she symbolized the grief of a nation, burying her husband after a long battle with alzheimer's. her devotion to him was clear. it was the constant theme of their long marijuana. born in 1921 in yorke, ann robbins, nancy was an actress. she turned to ron reagan for help after being placed on the black list. they did one movie together. then she put her career aside to raise their two children and help his political career from governor of california to u.s. president elected in 1980. >> i think i may have helped a
little, maybe. >> reporter: there were often questions about how much she helped. this incident reinforced the idea that she was really running the show. >> doing everything we can. >> reporter: she denied having that much control but sympathy did admit she did play a role in his presidency. >> i was aware of people and he wasn't so i would step in and say you've got to watch out for him. >> reporter: she often clashed with the staff, much more so after this assassination attempt when she demanded final say over his schedule. it made headlines when it was revealed she was consulting an astrologer. she was raised in a life of privilege, she was often portrayed as oon elitist, remodelling the white house and replacing the china. the money was donated like many
of her expensive gowns, but that didn't change the criticism. she paired the elderly with at risk youth. her anti drug campaign brought the numbers down for a big but in the long run made very little to the statistics. she did enter the stem cell research, and burned republicans to abandon their stance. some research was allowed to be done. her life really began the day sympathy married her husband. her intense love and devotion to him and his legacy will in many ways define her own one of sudan's most prominent politicians has been laid to rest. he helped bring the president to power in a 1989 coup.
>> reporter: thousands turned up for his funeral. he was one of the most influential men in sudanese politics. >> translation: it is a big loss for sudan and the islamic nation which lost a man who served our homeland. >> translation: he has been a pioneering character. >> reporter: he helped orchestrate the coup that brought bashir to power in 1989. 10 years on the relationship had sourd. he then formed his own movement. his opposition led him to being jailed several times. he was the only politician to support the international arrest warrant for his former ally bashir who was accused of war crimes. he also welcomed bin laden to sudan in the 1990s. he presented himself as a more mainstream politician in favor
of democratic change >> he was seen as a reformer and as champion. me was supporter of liberalism, deck openly res, and i think he has done quite a lot for the people of sudan in that regard. unfortunately, he is a tragic figure and he will be remembered more for the abuses that happened during the time that he was in power >> reporter: many liberals hold him responsible for playing part in the strict rules that govern sudan today. his political career began in the 60s when he joined the islam brotherhood. it would see him fall in and out of favor. he held the post of sudan's attorney-general and for a short time the deputy prime minister. he is described as a well-known islamic thinker spanning nearly 50 years, including some of the
nation's most turbulent to malaysia where money tz of people gathered the anniversary of malaysia's plane. the search for the plane is due to end in june, but families of the 2399 people on board are pushing for it to be extended. >> they can stop the search, but where do we stop the feelings of loss. we have not got our family members back yet still to come on the news hour a break from war, children in aleppo venture outside as a partial ceasefire in syria holds. international scientists travel to brazil to help beat the zika virus before the olympics. champions in the davis cup.
>> that harmony, that politeness and that equilibrium that japanese people call "wa". at the other side of history, fukushima's heroes were not enough. people have lost their trust, especially in the authorities. the myth of nuclear energy, of it being economic, safe and clean has been swept away. >> "fukushima: a nuclear story," narrated by willem dafoe. it's good to have you with
us on the news hour. these are our top stories. at least 60 people have been killed in a suicide bombing in iraq. it happened near hilla south of the capital. i.s.i.l. says it carried out the attack. the greek prime minister is demanding the immediate relocation of thousands of refugees who are stuck on its border with macedonia. thousands are stranded there after macedonia tightened its border controls. former u.s. first lady nancy reagan has died. she was 94. she has been praised as a proud example by president obama. it has been more than one week of the start of a partial ceasefire. violence has dropped significantly so children's and families have been able to spend more time outside. >> reporter: the park here in the city of aleppo has never been as business as it has in
recent days. it is an atmosphere that these children have missed for a while. fun, calm and hope. they do what children do best. but they seem aware of their reality which surrounds them >> translation: the conditions are good, but sometimes the plane comes and hits. >> translation: i came to play with the swing. it's better now. there are no planes, no water and no police. >> reporter: entire families have been ventured out enjoying a break away from the fighting and the surround of explosions. >> translation: we are having a good time i hope it lasts like this always. we hope to get clean water back. >> reporter: the town of aleppo is quiet. there are no war planes or helicopters. the level of violence has been reduce not only in aleppo but in many parts of syria. the u.s., russia and the u.n. say the truce is largely holding but it remains fragile.
there have been over 180 violations, including air strikes, artillery mortars and fighting. many people in the western countries are enjoying the good weather and relative peace. it is a rare opportunity that many people in syria would like it to last. >> reporter: the pause in fighting have given syrians a chance to take a breath and live a normal life, even if it will only last for a short period of time a court in iran has sentenced a billionaire for arrest of corruption. he was accused of embezzling funds from oil. two others were sentenced to death with him. polls have closed in an african
country. a record 33 candidates are in the race as outgoing president handover power after two terms in office. negotiations are underway in slovakia to form a coalition government. a party opposed to muslim immigration made major gains. >> reporter: anti refugee sentiments seem to be the comments of the next president. >> it is a big shame for the country. it is a catastrophe that will have fashitys in parliament when we are to take over the e.u. presidency. >> reporter: this man won more votes than any other. he will need coalition partners to form a government.
his campaign focused on race and religion. they want to monitor every muslim in the country. >> translation: i'm not going to evaluate the numbers. i say about four to 5% more. it will not be easy. imi am saying that clearly. >> reporter: a rise in the number of refugees and migrants from countries at war. the country's ruling part which is on the left of the political divide pledged never to accept e.u. quotas on relocating refugees arriving in greece and italy. at least eight political groups will take seats on the new parliament. most agree on the hard line stance on refugees which causes concern for the community >> so many of us are married to slovak women. we speak the language. so it was for us little bit shock. >> reporter: the country will get a bigger role in policy
discussions over the refugee crisis when it takes over the e.u. presidency in july. the hard line games are likely to play out in brussels as well to ukraine now where nows of anti russian protesters have rallied in support of the female fighter pilot imprisoned in russian. she is on trial for near alleged involvement in the death of two russian journalists. russia accuses her of providing ukraine's army with coordinates for an attack which killed journalists and other civilians. legal speakers experts in ireland have condemned a compensation scheme for women who were krip emd during childbirth-- crippled during childbirth. >> reporter: these medical records tell a story of women's
lives ruined in ireland's maternity hospitals. this woman in her procedure in 1964. instead of performing a c-section he opened her up with a saw. the pain is etched all over her face even today. >> the pain right up through your back passage was unreal. when i would get out of bed in the morning to go out to the bathroom, the water just poured from me. i never made it to the bathroom. it just came from me. i had no control over it. >> reporter: it wasn't only monica who was injured. her baby boy was brain damaged, the product of the doctor's refusal to get minimum out quickly. she spent many years and much of her own money treating him and feels his pain every bit as much as your own >> he was like any boy. he liked to play football, but he couldn't. heap wanted to play football
with the boys in the school. teams like that was hard-- things like that was hard. i had a little girl after that and then she, she would be jumping or doing something and he would say to me why can't i do that? >> reporter: the compensation scheme offered nothing for her son but she received $54,000 for herself. the department of health and the judge administering the claims have simultaneously refused ever to grant us an interview but have also condemned media criticism of the scheme as lacking objectivity. they do, however, seem to take the view that the scheme is the best, fairest and simplest way of compensating women for many years for pain and suffering. the scheme seems to bear no
relationships to payouts. one woman took her case to the high court and got over $300,000. in ireland there is a small book telling lawyers what they shup expect to get for their clients if they hurt a knee or ankle or some other part of their body. it watts written in 2004. >> it is predicated on the presumption that they suffered an operation that shouldn't have been performed, but that they sumped no injuries afterwards, that they carried on their lives like everybody else, that it was just an inconvenience at the time. >> reporter: the most striking thing about these injuries is that they were done to the women not by accident but on purpose because they opened the them to have more and more babies regardless on of the impact of
their health >> i was never the same person fully as i was. >> reporter: for many, they believe their small compensation, the letters from the state advising them top spoil themselves with the the proceeds do nothing that belittle everything that they have gone through more on the e.u. refugee crisis now. thousands of refugees are stuck at the border between greece and macedonia. the e.u. is going to hold a meeting on monday to discuss how to deal with the issue. joining us is the president of refugees international. very good to have you with us on al jazeera. as we mentioned there are thousands of refugees stuck at the greek macedonian border. the blame game between e.u. countries and leaders is continuing. what do you hope will come out of this e.u. meeting that's taking place on monday? >> we can have high hopes
i do apologise. we don't seem to have a good connection with our guest from refugees international. let's move on. international scientists are visiting brazil to find out more about the zika virus. the country is dealing with an outbreak that is suspected to have a devastating effect on presenting women and their babies. they aim to have things under control by the time they host the olympics in august. >> reporter: going home to home in north-eastern brazil, doctors from the center for disease control are investigating a link between the zika virus and microcephaly. there has been a steep rise in babies born with malformations in areas affected by zika. >> we want to get the
information out as soon as possible in order to be able to understand this and to create public health activities. >> reporter: it has been ten months since the first case of zika was confirmed and facilities are struggling to cope. there is still a lack of information, particularly with regard to its consequences. >> reporter: what few doctors there are have taken to use whatever there is technology to confer with patients and clinics further afield. >> reporter: there are over 4,000 cases of microcephaly. 70 have been confirmed. tests are being run to see if there is a connection between microcephaly and the zika virus. officials are asking everyone to do all they can to prevent being bitten by mosquitos. >> reporter: the brazilian government has been commanded by the w mo for doing its best to handle a difficult situation.
its efforts don't seem to be making to be making their way to the areas affected-- w.h.o. >> we haven't received extra money for combatting the mosquito or treating the children with microcephaly. so far it's the local government that has been paying for it. i cannot wait for them to make funding available. i need to make things happen here. >> reporter: whether linked to zika or not, there are more babies now in need of special attention in places like over whelmed health workers are doing all they can to help families cope one day at a time to our series on languages at risk. hundreds of native american languages used to be spoken in the u.s. state of california. one tribe is fighting to keep its language and culture alive. >> reporter: you're listening to an ancient language, once nearly
wiped out but determined to survive. they're learning hoopa on their reservation in northern california. its very existence is hanging by a slender thread says teacher. >> there are three emder fluent speakers, a handful of people my age or older where we've come to a level where we can teach and understand and have conversations. >> reporter: they have lived here forever. in the late 19th century the government took most of their land. in the 20th century they began americaising natives and forcing them into schools where their languages and traditions were banned >> you would get punished in the school and in the community at
times for and so it went underground. >> reporter: the language dwindled. >> it's almost like losing a finger or part of your body. so that really the world in this case is sick. >> reporter: now the tribe is make itting a determined effort to bring it back. in this classroom tribal school teachers are learning basic hoopa in order to tech this themselves in primary and high schools. eventually there will be total emerging hoopa classes for children up to age 6. like many native american people, people suffer from poverty, crime, choim and drug abuse. bringing back the language and culture can help heal historic wounds. >> there are so many feemgs of
despair. with the language comes the culture and tradition. it is necessary for the survival of hoopa people >> reporter: restoring the language won't be easy. it is a project that will span generations. >> the goal is for these kids to become fluent hoopa speakers and then years later to pass on the language when they have children of their own. >> reporter: a language that refuses to die and the people who have survived against the odds. flowing on like a mighty stream. rob reynolds still ahead on the news hour, we meet a businessman making small planes affordable. more drama between australia and south africa. jo will have the details in sport.
owning an aircraft is usually an expensive business, but a businessman in serbia has come up with a cheaper way to take off. our correspondent explains >> reporter: engineers are crafting light aircraft from basic materials in this workshop in serbia. >> translation: production of an aircraft starts with a tin sheet. it takes us just one month to complete the plane and get it ready for its maiden flight. >> reporter: there are a number of new aircraft ready to be sent
to swedish and german pilots who can use them for training exercises. they cost $60,000 each. a competitive price in the european market. >> translation: foreign investors see serbia as an unstable country which doesn't give bank guarantees. we have to sell below market production price. it barely covers costs. over time we have proved we make good quality products. we focus on quality. >> reporter: the planes can fly at speeds of up to 200 kilometers at a time for five hours at a time. they don't need long runways. the company has sold 70 aircraft in the five years since it began. for anyone who might be afraid to fly in one, it may be some comfort to know that there's an emergency par chute designed to
bring the plane and its crew down safely > time for the sports. >> one of the n.f.l. all time grates will announce on friday he is walking away from sport to good. peyton manning was had 18 seasons. his career will be celebrated at a press conference scheduled for monday. he won his second super bowl trophy with the team last month at the age of 39. his fiercest rival, tom brady, said congratulations on an incredible career. earlier i spoke to sports retire who says he deserves his place amongst the best who played the sport
>> he changed his own game over the course of his career. he was once a physical specimen. when he came out of tennessee when i he was a young man. he was a great physical athlete with a fantastic arm who could do it all. as his career waned, he it to be a different player. he mastered the game as a field general better than anyone else did. he was an extra coach out on the field. those who work with him didn't have to do much. he called his own plays, made changes at the line, changed his line protections. he did the all from under center. there are not a lot of guys in the league today who can do that the l.a. lakers have pulled off the biggest game and beat 112 to 95.
it is the war dwrors sixth loss of the season. >> reporter: there are few teams all players in the world right now capable of stopping barcelona and messi. they have been dominating football again on saturday. messi scored twice to take his tally to 15 goals for the last 10 matches. they won 11 straight in the league and 36 games without loss in all competitions. barcelona's nearest rivals about their opponent. there is still ten rounds remaining. manchester and liverpool have been involved in titles in the past. both treatments are trying to secure a place in europe for next season. sitting 6th on the table
manchester were taking on west brom. they made the most of it. a 67th minute strike to a one nil victory. liverpool pulled off a victory over christian palace. >> we got the red card and then you have nothing to lose. that's how it works then. so a nil nil is okay because you can score a late goal. that's possible. nobody wins here five to seven nil because they defend with many legs. it's a high quality team. so you have to stay patient. >> if you think that touch affects the faum, then you seriously need to be consulted. i'm a football person. that touch doesn't warrant the dive that he makes.
it's the dive that makes his mind up. i think it's an issue that is worrying in the game. >> reporter: australia cricketers have pulled off a victory against south africa. south africa made 204 for seven in their innings. 79 was the top off 41 balls. australia was soon in trouble losing aaron finch for two, shane watson for 9 and steven smith for 19. david warner and glen maximum maxwell rallied. the victim levels the three-game series at one all. india won the asia cup with an eight wicket victory over host bangladesh. the final was hit by rain. it has been reduced to 15 overs a side.
ind india's players scored a half century. great britain have booked anywhere place in the quarter finals of the davis cup tournament leading japan 2: 1 to the reverse singles. andy murray had to dig deep but eventually winning in five sets to give great britain a three one leaped in the best of five encounter. >> he was struggling, he was pushing me off the baseline and i was trying to keep the points sure, but in the first i had to grit my teeth and fight as hard as i can, give everying and managed to get the win. >> reporter: novak djokovic survived a five set thriller to help steer serbia into the last eight.
there was a win in the final. green land is getting ready to host its largest ever sporting event. the arctic winter games gement underway on monday. over 2,000 athletes will compete in the multi sport event which is designed to bring communities together from across the world's most isolated region. there are nine teams from remote regions of canada, alaska, cyber i can't and zcandinavia. they will take part in events from their regions. more from our correspondent in nuk >> reporter: the winter games are small comparing to other olympics but it is in the arctic. they begin on monday here in nu, k, the capital of green land, but so far it has been hard to spot an athlete because there's simply hardly been any.
there are no rhodes going between the towns and cities. the only way here is by boat and plane. on saturday a huge snow storm blew in meaning athletes from remote communities were stranded unable to get here. that demonstrates why these games are so important to people in the region. athletes here will never normally get the chance to compete against their peers. they live thousands of miles apart and yet they share the same culture. the weather has cleared up, so planes are coming in bringing athletes bit by bit and if it stays like this, then on monday they will get the chance to compete in what for most of them will be a once in a lifetime experience. >> reporter: that is all the sport for now thank you very much. finally, smart phones and computers have taken over the lives of many of us, especially in south korea. it has the world's highest rate
of addiction which is why the government is planning to open treatment centers. our correspondent visited a pilot project where teenager ares are encouraged to disconnect from technology. >> reporter: there are not many places in the world aesmost wired country where you can cut invisible ties toity internet. this is one school that can. they're stripped of their smart phones and lap tops and encouraged to read, to play games, to interact in the real world rather than the virtual one. >> translation: while they are here they get to experience the fact that they can live without their smart phones. we believe this can give them the ability to exercise self-control. >> reporter: the sessions last up to four weeks and split into boys and girls groups. they are not just about depriving the kids of their phones. they receive one-to-one counselli
counselling. 16-year-old says he was spending 12 hours every day on his phone playing games, messaging, watching videos. even now after more than two weeks at the center there are times he craves it. >> translation: usually when i'm about to sleep i feel like i want to use the phone. >> reporter: tensions do boil over. he had to be separated from one dlas mate. these-- class mate. they often have poor communication skills. the withdrawal felt in the first few days can lead to aggression. some try to escape. staff say they walk with them until they're tired and they bring them back >> reporter: there's no question that this is shock therapy, several weeks of rural isolation without any access to at the time internet of any kind. the question is how long its effects can last once these kids get back to normal life. for the staff here that depends
largely on the parents. they say some are dedicated to making changes. others they suspect the camp as child care, even promising their children a new smart phone at the end of it. >> translation: our expectation is not that they will never use the internet or smart phones again after the camp is over. they're living in environment where they can't help using them in daily alife. we expect them to use it but with moderation. >> reporter: childhood in south korea is often marred by loneliliness, hash schooling expectations and parent working long hours. so when they get home, the ingredients for the addiction continues thank you for watching. we will be back in a few minutes
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