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news hour in doha. al jazeera has exclusive evidence from the central african republic that government forces are committing atrocities against civilians. the stench of death here is overwhelming. there were 30 people inside this tiny shack, it is incredible that anyone managed to survive. >> the military leader of congo is defeated m 23 rebels is being held in
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uganda. his troops have surrendered. the taliban select a new leader, it is believed he is the man that planned the attack on the school girl. it is clear our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee. >> as britain spy chief appear in public for the first time together to be groomed by politicians. >> and protesting greece after police storm the former state head quarters evicting dozens of journalists. >> we begin this news hour in africa, two countries with mineral well, but battered by years of fighting. 're in the democratic republic, the rebel group is reported to have
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surrendered we will have more on that in a minute. but first, we head to the central african republic, where al jazeera has evidence that the government forces are committing atrocities against civilians. thousands of people have been killed or injured since a coalition of fighters took control of the capitol earlier this year. they claim to be from a diswanded force known as seli ca. now the president has admitted that he can't control him, his own supporters. nasir has more. >> well, this is a country where the gun rules -- basically law less in the provinces and there are armed groups that are part of the coalition that took part of the cue data, which are basically out of control. they are not only executing people, they are raping people and looting on a daily basis. as we discovered in the
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western part, they are also killing women and children. >> two of clair reese's children were murdered in front of her. she was shot in the back. she says she hasn't gone the strength to look after the three children who survived. all she can think about is that terrible night. >> everyone was sleeping except me, knives the corner of the hut by the door. they signed a torch into the hut and then started spraying bullets. i grabbed my baby, i was shouting i have a baby, why rah you shooting. then they stopped shooting everyone on the floor was already dead. >> the 16-year-old girl was also there that night. she has lost the lower part of her leg. and thisle who because shot in the back. the 4079 says 18 people
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died the youngest victim just two weeks old. deep in the bush. forces accompany us as we make our way there. witnesses say on the night of october 26th, a local man brought soldiers to the hut, he told them antigovernment rebels were hiding inside. >> there is clear evidence of what happened here. we have found spent casings, and bullets belonging to a clash. there is dry blood all over the ground, there's a dead puppy as you can see, and even a bullet embedded in the wall surrounded by blood. the stench of death here is overwhelming. there were 30 people crammed inside this tiny shack. and it is incredible that anyone managed to survive when the shooting started. >> there is a brave, we are told three of the
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victims were buried here. the husband shows us where he was hiding. he watched helpless, as his six-year-old son was killed. >> when they shot my little boy, he fell to the ground. i layed on the ground too, i heard my wife scheming and crying. i was devastated. >> human rights groups say security forces and central african republic are out of control. they have documented executions, rapes and accruement of child soldiers. even the president of the republic admits these people don't follow his orders. >> when we arrived all the jobless, and the big time band dates they all dressed in uniform and said they were sell ca. it is difficult for me because i don't know who they are. it is hard for me to control them. >> most people here say they won't find justice, as long as the armed men
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committing these kinds of crimes are also responsible for law and order. human rights groups say the security officials are out of control. they told us that he cannot control these people. so the question is who does control them. well, at the moment the united states is extremely concerned. mrs. a committee that will advice that the secretary general on what to do next. there is a question whether there should be african forces here, to help with security issues or whether this should come under a u.n. peace keeping force. the people say this is too little too late, they want more to happen right now. they want protection, right away. >> well, to the south of
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the central african republic, is the democratic republic of congo. it is another country rich in mineral resources which has suffered yeared of internal conflicts. now it is being reported that the commander of the defeated rebel unit, has surrendered. now the troops he led are also believed to have put down their weapons. in the democrat republic of congo on tuesday. al jazeera has the latest now from the uganda capitol. that means that uganda is according to,n rules not allowed to let them travel to any country except back to his own. congo will probably want to drag him before a military source, and maybe even try him for war crimes. but it will be uganda that calls the shots on
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whether or not he gets sent to congo, and is given back to the authorities. back uganda and rwanda were accused of supporting the rebels. suggests that any outside support has stopped. their numbers were depleting and they didn't have anything like the same kind of weaponry that they had earlier in the rebellion. so on the one hand they may try to keep him safe. maybe he will end up under house arrest here. in the same way that he ended up in rwanda. on the other way, there may be international pressure to send him back to congo. maybe they will get the government to comply with that wish. >> a journalist and photographer who was embedded with the m 23 fighters. he says it will be
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difficult to maintain security, even after the rebels surrender. >> the time we spent there the commanders and a lot of the fighters had said that if the u.n. did intervene, and was able to push them out, that they would engage in gorilla warfare. so we will see if the u.n. and the congo is able to maintain peace. and it's also a large vast region. it is law less, so i think it will be interesting to see how things shape up as u.n. forces pull out in the congoese government tries to assert a rule of law. even looking at the human rights report, the government itself has been charged with committing human rights abuses. and it's a large lawless land, so maintain willing be difficult especially with the vast minerals there. that groups will be
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fighting over. the peace government is believed to be the man that planned the attack on the school girl. is killed in a u.s. drone strike last week. more from al jazeera who is. >> the taliban hasn't just elength add nub leader it has elected the most hard line candidates who run the outlawed group. he is well known here in the country, he first came to prom nance in 2007, through fiery propaganda radio addresses. he managed to secure so much support particularly in the valley, that the taliban was able to seize control of the area shortly afterwards the military moved in, and over two years of fighting between the taliban and the military, thousands of civilians were killed in the cross fire.
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reemergence on the scene, is of course cause for major concern by the government. the ideology is very clear. he wants to see the government overthrown, and he wants law to be implemented across pakistan. so any hopes of peace talks are effectively over with the taliban saying they are not coming to the table. >> all right, plenty more news including social media site twitter, debuts on the new york stock exchange, we will see how it has faired. and in sport, roger federer gets his world tour finals campaign back on track in london, we will have all the details later in the program. al jazeera has obtained
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new evident which suggests that he was almost certainly poisoned in 20004. for passers by in the vegetable market, represents a vivid memory of their late leader. does not surprise him. there is no way they would kill their own leader, it must have been done underhandedly, now appears to confirm that suspicion likely died of poisons. >> we started by
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measuring the level in mr. eyre fats underware. and we were surprised to find out that the quantities found was significantly higher than what would be normally expected. >> the means and the motor to have this crime, you cannot bring this kind of material, into the country without the knowledge and the facilitation of the israelis. >> on friday the investigation committee plans to public the results of the report, as well as a similar russian report received last week. >> eight years after arafat was buried here, part of his remains were resumed upon the request of his widow and the
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palestinian authority. they say they have nothing to do with his death, and are simply watching on the sidelines. but many say otherwise. >> israeli officials argue in the death because he fell ill in his presidential compound which israel says is an area under full control. but at the time layed siege on the compound controlling who and what could go in and out. >> the israelis and palestinianed are currently engaged in brokered by the united states. but some officials say the revelations about the conditions of the death now make negotiations with these israelis difficult. >> syria's government has provided new footage showing that a chemical weapon site in aleppo has been dismantled and abandoned. now that means that 22
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out of 23 facilities listed by the government have now been inspected. activists say they managed to push rebels out with the help of his fighters. the government says it now controls nearly all supply routs. into the capitol. u.s. secretary of state says he is confident that a date could be set within days for chalks on the conflicts. he is currently in the middle east to salvage his peace negotiations. earlier kerry held a peace conference that expressed optimism. >> the meetings are about the critical question of how we can bring peace to the israelis. long overdue, long consuming.
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now despite difficulties we all understand what they are. this discussion were productive. and they will continue even today. >> let's get some analysis now from al jazeera who is following this story. u.s. secretary of state paid tribute to jordan's role in helping america resolve the issues in region, or at least attempt to. he described the role of the king particularly important, saying that he was incredibly creative, and constructive in his engangment with the problems. of course, he says that jordan had high staked in the israeli palestinian peace agreements, and seeing that move forward, more than anything, i think the united states needs to stand shoulder to shoulder jordan, as it attempts to deal with the enormous financial and social burden placed on it by the we joes from
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syria and the fighter problems and political problems that has brought with it. jordan described itself as carrying that burden for the international community. john kerry said that they had been incredibly generous, in helping. >> after it began trading on the new york stock exchange. shares hit the site jumped from went $6 to $45 the company is expected to raise at least $1.8 billion. >> twitter is offering investors 230 million users including celebrities and heads of state, in just seven short years this company has exploded in popular culture, and there is a lot of excitement about this initial public offering.
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the floor of the stock exchange is packed with media. this is a big but, this is a company that has yet to turn a profit. it lost on $66 million in just the last quarter. so that is a big risk for investors. after this initial public offering but they don't seem to mind too much. twitter said it's initial stock price at $26. at the opening of trading it was already trading for $45 a share. that puts the value of the company in line with facebook. and could in fact better facebook opening day. facebook to this day has been the highest offering only record. and of course, there has been a lot of comparisons being drawn between facebook and twitter. this' been as much hype. but facebook on its
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initial kay fell very short of expectations. twitser hopes to avoided that curse. they took a more conservative approach to their initial offering and so far it seems to be paying off. since it began trading mid-morning in new york. it has reached a high of $50.09. 's now trading back down to where it opened. now, britain spy chief say their adversaries are having a field day with the leakers from the former contractor edward snowden. the comments came during the first grilling of the head of intelligence agencies. al qaeda was lapping up the revelations. when another said there was near daily discussion of the leaks among his
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agencies targets. and all three insisted that they operate within the law. the u.n. now heads six, the service which provides the government with foreign intelligence. the agency who warned that they are a threat to brettish interests. and head of the agency d.c.h.q. which has been accused of conducting a mass monitoring operation for 18 months. more on the hearing. strained diplomatic ties between world leaders and shocked ordinary citizens. this was an unprecedented chance for all three of britain's top spy chiefs to respond. >> the leaks from snowden, have been very damaging. they have put our
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operations at risk. it is clear that our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee. >> would you like to -- >> sir, you have made that remark, i think we need to hear why you feel you are entitled to say that is it more about why you believe that to be true? >> i don't want to repeat what my colleagues have said. but they have set out how the alerting of targets and adversaries to our capabilities means that it becomes more difficult to acquire the intelligence. >> having been new cause to hold them to account, the committee was keep to bear its teeth, and this was no easy ride for the three chiefs. >> why do you think that it is necessary to collect information on the majority of the public in order to protect us from the minority of potential evil doers. >> we are very very well aware that within that
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haste, there will be plenty of hey which is innocent communications. and innocent people. not just british. form people as well. we do not intrude upon the surrounding hey. >> again and again, the spy bosses insists that their work may be secret, but does not sinister. is again and again, they insist that they operate within laws. but this same committee is now reviewing those laws. >> it is not a question of what the agencies find out. it's a question of what we think as a night. has to be kept secret. >> it was a fascinating encounter, but many f othe specific questions remain unanswered. he is currently suing the british authorities for
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alleged torture. he went to iran on friday, after disguising himself as a woman in a mosque. the british high court that he was in the process of seeking damages from the british government for mistreatment, when he disappeared. more from europe, including -- >> the 3-d show in london, where some of the brightest minds are exploring how this technology can change the face of manufacturing forever. the oil giant shale is covering up the truex went of the pollution it has caused in the delta. the human rights group says shell has manipulated investigations into oil spills and also accusing of making false statements about clean ups. more now in nigeria. >> the central claim of the report is that many of the international and
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local oil companies operated in the delta manipulate the investigations that take place after oil spills occur. they say that in the several hundred that have happened here, this year alone, in many of the investigations that take place afterwards the oil company representatives find a way of manipulating the data that is collected about the extent of the oil spills. where, for example, thousands have been spilled they say it is hundreds. now, there are these joint investigation visits that take place, with you see those representatives of oil companies and members of the community going to see the truex tent of a spill. what they are basically saying is that there members of the community are effectively manipulated into signing agreements that say it was really the fault of local people. now, what basically that means is that there is a culture here of bunkering whereby you see some members of the community basically tampering with the infrastructure of oil companies. which the oil company says leads to most of the
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spills that occur. now, when you speak to members of the community, they say that's not the case that the real cause of the hundreds of spills in the area is because the oil companies themselves don't maintain symptom of their oil infrastructure. now the impact is that many members of the oil producing communities in this region have had to abandonment their homes because of the damage caused. there must be independent investigations so that members of the community effected can claim compensation. >> and it adds that crude theft continues to effect people, the environment, and the economy. it goes on coordinated action is needed to end this criminality, which
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remains the main cause of oil pollution in the delta today. thousands of the philippines have been forced to leave their homes. typhoon will be the strongest storm to hit this year. it is expected to make land fall on friday morning near the island of latar. engineers in japan are preparing to remove fuel rods from the nuclear power plant. the number four facility was badly damaged in the earthquake and tsunami in march 2011. the process of removing the uranium is dangerous, and could prove to be disastrous if it goes wrong. the talk of the town in san francisco, indeed around the world for weeks now. that is the mystery surrounding a barge that google has recently built. indeed, it is not the only one, there are several of them. now the tech giant has put an end to the speculation, they say the facilities will be used
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as an interactive center where people can learn about new technology. all right, we will get a weather forecast next here on al jazeera. still to come. where employees are protesting the control of the micro credit institutions. >> >> and sports, robin will be here late tore let you know how he faired. there's more to financial news than the ups and downs of the dow. for instance, can fracking change what you pay for water each month? have you thought about how climate change can affect your grocery bill?
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can rare minerals in china affect your cell phone bill? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real.
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it is believed he is being held in uganda. and the pakistani tell ban has chosen a new leader, after his predecessor was killed in a drone strike. he is said to be the man that is behind the attack. the leader has rejected any peace talks with the government. well for more on that we are joined now live from washington, d.c., by the analyst. whose director of the atlanta council, and has written a book about pakistani problems. what do you make then of the appointment, the elevation, if you like, to leader leader of the tpp? it's a very surprising move, because it takes the leadership away from the tribe, which has been the central decision making. it gives it away to a group -- because this group that he heads was
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started by his father-in-law in 1992. so he is got a very different agenda. and a much broader agenda, and much closer ties to the taliban. >> you mentioned his background, he is not based in pakistan, he is not a native, does this mean that he is likely to have problems controlling the various desperate elements that make up the t.p., particularly those most influenced or the ones who prefer dialog over violence? >> absolutely. i think this may potentially mean the unraveling of the ttp has a brand. or as an association that straddled not only the federally administers areas but also the settled areas of pakistan, which is the home base for them originally. from where he was evicted
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in 2009, and he has chosen to make his base in providence ever since. >> given them, what are the prospects for the government which have been trying to talk to the ttp, and of course known for his hard line starts is already rejected that initiative, does this mean that the group is set on the path of violence still? or if there's a split, that there's still a chance of making peace. >> i don't think we should make the mistake of thinking they are going to give up the path of violence. they are going to negotiate only when when they are in a position of strength. they will take time to regroup. it is unclear whether he will actually relocate to fata, which is -- was expected but if he is out of the area, and if he is still operating from across the border, it
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will be harder for him to exercise control. >> thank you for being with us. >> thank you. >> all right, let's get back to london. now for more news from europe. here is lauren taylor. >> there have been protests in athens after police stormed the former headquarters ending a five month set in by journalists. more than 2,600 staff were fired to meet the target for public sector job cuts set by the foreign enders. the new slimmed down channel called public t.v. was launch add month later. it was the first to move into the headquarters but journalists refused to remove the building and put out unought authorized programs online. >> a steady stream entered the building and
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gave the 50 or two employees an hour to evacuate before locking the premises. >> we noticed riot police surrounding and they proceeded to evacuate floor by floor. i was on the radio mike when they came into the studio and asked me to leave. i said goodbye to listeners who were sending dozens of messages of support. >> hundreds of protestors gathered outside the building but were pushed back by police. the building had been occupied since early june, when the greek government closed out and fired staff, siting the need to cut costs. they replaced the broadcast we a slimmed down service, who wanted to take over the old headquarters. with support from the opposition, they have continued to produce unauthorized broadcasts. >> the government decided
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to invade illegally. the prosecutor told us he had no order. it was a police operation. they came in, we offered them a glass of water and when we asked for their legal documents, they arrested us. and took us to the police head guarders. we were held for three hours without being charged. >> the government said it ordered the raid. it sites the neat for a fully operational broadcaster when it resumes the european union in january. but the argument is likely to drag on. >> it has been a thorn in the side, since using the legitimacy of the new broadcaster the government sent up, it also became a struggle by being a mouthpiece for members from the radical left party who refuse to appear on air with the new broadcaster. >> that rivalry is now expected to end as
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regional stations are also brought to heal. over the nuclear program. earlier foreign minister said they were making progress. was he hoped to move forward during more details discussions. britain and france, germany, russia, and china. they hope to reach an agreement on making ale toic weapons. the latest from simon mcgregor woods. the talks are in shrouded in secrecy. anything more on the news today? >> not really, there has been some empty statements from nameless officials here. serious and substancive, these are the words we keep hearing. we were expecting on
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camera media briefings about this time, lauren, but those have been postponed. not bad news, we gather, the sense here is that is good news, because the parties are still talking and it is getting more and more serious. there is a deal on the table, very briefly, as we have been briefed by american officials echoing words coming out of the white house this afternoon. what the international community wants to do is agree to a series of measures that freeing further progress in the nuclear program. in return for which there would be limited sanctions relief reversible if the iranians are found to misbehave. that's what is being finalized. or fine tuned. it is very difficult. there are gaps but there is a growing sense that both sides for the first time, really, have got a potential deal, and they are really involved in the fine tuning and the nitty-gritty of this break through. >> why do you think they
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have changed their attitude? >> some of it, lauren, is to do with iranian politics. the new president mr. romanny was elected. on one of his platforms was to ease the sanctions that are really hurting the economy, and hurting ordinary iranians and there was a sense here that the iranians are in a hurry to deliver a result on that pledge. they need something concrete to take back, they need to sell it as a victory, they are being accused of making to many compromises by conservatives back home, but they need to go back to tehran soon and say listen, this is what we promised, we are now delivering on that. on the other hand, on the other side of this, there are talks as i mentioned in tehran, but also in washington and of course tel-aviv, urging against the removal of sanctions. today saying for example, that any such deal similar to the one being discussioned would be a
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historic mistake, he has allies in washington that will be putting pressure if such a deal is agreed. >> okay, thank you very much. keeping an eye on those talks for us in geneva. a british scientists using 3-d printing to create human tissue has been showcasing his work. the break flu will pave the way for replacement of organs. kim went to the u.k.'s biggest treaty print show to find out more. >> this is a robot controlled by voice command, built almost entirely by a printer. >> .
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>> having a chance to work on the desk top using one of our printers. >> it is being explored in an increasing number of industries. they plan to print enough to build an entire house. >> you don't have to be a designer to create a 3-d model. it can scan houses it can even scan people. all right, go. >> the plastic prototypes adjust the beginning. this man is printing with human embryonic stem cells. >> first cell we were ever asked was an embryonic stem cell, so these contain all the information that makes you you. >> he is fine tuning his 3-d printer to turn these cells into human tissue, which could see the end
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of animal testing. it could also pave the way for human organs to be printed. >> if you can create micro tissues then there's not much stopping you from making enough micro tissues for a specific organ. >> even with advances in the technology, organs coming off the production line won't be a reality any time soon, perhaps within the next 50 years. a welcome use of 3-d printing being used across the world. al jazeera, london. >> is olympic torch is headed into space on the latest leg of its four month relay ahead of the games in february. and we have lift off. >> and almost three astronauts headed to the international space station. six hours later the locket successfully docked. the torch which is a symbol of peace will be taking on a space walk, before returning to earth on monday. while in space it will not be lit.
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as this uses precious oxygen and puts the crew at risk. that's the news from here in europe, let's go back to adrian. >> the u.s. government spends billions of dollars on healthcare every year, but the country still has one of the highest infant mortality rates. find out what is being done to try to reverse that trend, in a few minutes here on al jazeera. spurs in the europea league, the rest of the sport in around ten minutes here on the news hour.
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signaled out as one place where crime is down. rachel levins reports. >> on patrol, these officers are heading to law independent neighborhood, one of the most dangerous in monterey mexico. better equips better paid and more carefully vetted. they are part of a new police force formed two years ago when this city was in the grip of organized crime. back then, rival drug cartels battled each other, up to seven people a day were murdered here. it turns the city which was once considered one of the safest in latin american into a place many feared. >> the aftermath of a shoot out earlier this year, and is surprised how gang members used powerful agains against his men.
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these days the battles are fewer, the murder race half of what it was in 2011. when this was created two years ago. this has grown to over 3,500, while the government is quick to credit these men and women from security, especially here in monterey, many others say there is still a long way to go. >> like this mother, who prayed she will one day see her daughter again. four months ago she went missing. >> cecilia, a 20-year-old afiring model told her mom she was going to the movies, she never came home. afraid to speak out, she says she is skeptical the city is now safe. >> it is not true that we have got through the worst, because otherwise this wouldn't be happening to me. it isn't just my caught who is missing, there are many others. >> it is not just kid p
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thatting that are on the rise. many shops and businesses remain closed in this downtown neighborhood, where criminal gangs are known to extort the owners. but this criminologies believes the city is on the right track. >> it is too early to declare victory. things are a bit common, but we still have work to do in bringing down crime overall. >> it is a challenge, they say, they gladly welcome. and they hope some day soon, these streets will return to being some of the safest in the country. al jazeera, monterey mexico. >> on the other side of the world, been he dash's bank was one of the first to provide small loans to impoofier,s people, the government has been given powers to control it, al jazeera explains that's made the staff and many who got the loans very angry.
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>> the mission is to lend small amounts usually about $50 to poor women. allowing them to start small enterprises and lifted their families out of poverty. she got a loan 16 years ago and used it to start an employedry business. she saved her money and opened a small grocery store, eventually she was able to buy land and put her children through school. we used to live in a shack, but the bank gave
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us money and support, and with their help we were able to build a decent house. more than 8 million women with have benefited from micro loans and the model has been adopted around the world. a spokes men for the finance ministry did not respond to al jazeera's request for comments. the minister told local news agencies the new bank law was necessary. because the banks original charter was given out during military rule. legal arrangements made during that time, are now considered void. but domestic politics may be playing a role as well, when bank founder made a brief fore ray into politics several years ago, he antagonized the prime minister she has denounced his policies as predatory. he has since retired from the bank. he thinks a government take over will hurt the bank, that has helped so
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many like her. up until now it's been easy for us to get loans but that won't happen any more, i think things should stay the way they are. >> they say government control of the bank will open the door to the institution's eventual destruction. an action he says has brought shame bangladesh. >> time now for sports here is robin. >> again, thank you so much. roger federer back to winning ways at the world tour finals in london. straight tip win over frenchman, now the 6-4, 6-3 victory, mean means the six time winner still has a chance of qualifying. in his last group match on friday, waythe final place and in a little over an hour from now, he
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plays jack vick. >> i think it was a tricky match. i think we both struggled. he may have had a bit of a virus, i'm not sure, from my side i tried to play aggressive, sometimes really well, sometimes i struggled so i still think it was one of those matters you just try to find a way, and try to play tough. and hopefully come through, and it's all i really needed today was to make sure i won the match to give myself one last shot at qualifying for the semis. football's top man said he asked the officials to stop the ban on women going to watch matches in the country. although they can't get the stadiums to watch football, women are allowed to attend volleyball and basketball matches in iran. he was speaking at the international congress in doha. >> in the government they should try to change one of the cultural let's say -- cultural laws here.
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that women can attend football matches. women can attend football matches. >> in the europea league with a victory. the head coach will make a late decision on whether he will play the matches. after getting ahead on sunday. >> the group leaders are looking to continue the undefeated league so far against the russian side. they are winning 1-nil at the moment, as the match comes to a close, just a few minutes left there. losing 3-nil against tealeaves. argentinian have reached the semifinals and after the first link, 3-1 away to hear that it was the first goal in beanie's
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air buenos airies. >> sought palo also three of the last four at columbian. and it was enough to seal a 3-2 victory. and the next opponents will be either paraguay's or another columbian site. the m britain spy chiefa memphis grizzlies sect, had to leave half way through the game. due to the birth of his son, without him the grizzlies went on to lose 99-84, eddie gordon missed 19 points for the pelicans. that's his first win on the road. the weather interrupted turkish open after play was u.s. secretary spented midway through the first round. a three hour delay to the start of the first round, the third of the european tour. didn't seem to bother the englishman, sank at eagle at the first, and the play was u.s. secretary spented later in the day. he was in a three way
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lead with combatant, south african's -- on seven under par, 14 holes. tiger woods had a bit of a slow day, was one under after three holes. the rest of the first round will be completed on friday, before round two. the australian -- leads after the fist round, on the gold coast, the american got six birdies on his last eight holes. par an eight under par, favorite adam scott is one of three players who is two shotted behind. managed ten rounds in the first innings of the ultimate test match in call cult that. closing in on his 100 as well, india would resume friday's play on 354 for 6, that's a lead of 130
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rounds. >> robin, many thanks indeed, we will see you later. quite has one of the highest rates of infant mortality among the developed. rothers now from philadelphia. >> for these mothers to be, a warning from the doctors, their bay be byes are at high risk, so they have come to philadelphia's einstein medical center, for guidance. and to voice their concerns. >> when i think about labor i am so excited but also scared to death. >> is that supposed to help me? >> accompanied by her boyfriend, gets her progress monitors as part of a government sponsored program, called strong start. >> see, she is moving there. >> she wants to make sure her pregnancy turned out better than a friends. >> she had lost her baby at eight months. not too long ago, and it
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is funny she had just -- i'm so excited -- >> this will be townsends second baby, 17 years after her first was born. diabeteses and high blood pressure are some of her risk factors. >> i am coming every week, and i get checked the baby gets checked, and just to make sure that everything is fine. so far everything is fine. >> bringing a child into the world is not similar on the predominately north side of philadelphia. in this modern western city, the survival rate for infans in their first day of life is no presidenter than in end do nearby yeah, or guatemala. >> the leading causes of death, congenital defects and disordered led to a high earthly birthrate. the psycho social stress of life on the economic edge. >> all of these things, drug use, poverty, social behavior, domestic violence, all of these we find are retted to risk
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of preterm delivery. >> driving down the infant death rate is just one of the goals set by the healthcare law that goes into full effect in january. >> under the new law, insurance companies must fully cover preventive services for babies children and teens. and newborn screening services are free for poor mothers. >> some have great support, others not so much. it is at least nice to have the support of others going through what they are going through. >> a nottest but improving effort for babies struggling for a strong start to life. philadelphia. >> stay with us another
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