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>> tech know. >> we're here in the vortex. only on al jazeera america. apower struggle in iraq as a new primer is elected but nouri al-maliki refuses to step down. and the yazidi take the long walk to safety. >> i'm lauren taylor. this is the al jazeera news hour from london. also coming up. as aa new ceasefire takes hold, talks in egypt to end the war. a shell hits a high security prison in eastern ukraine allowing more than 100 to
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escape. damaging homes in mexico, frack being is set to increase. -- frak is set to increase. >> iraq'iraq's parliament has ed a new prime minister. u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon has welcomed it. calling on arabs to unite and crush thing fight in northern iraq. security forces loyal to maliki were deployed at sites near baghdad over the night. islamic fighters make further
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games over kurdish forts. who is hayider al abadi? are u.s. led invasion of iraq in 2003 and he went on to become head of the parliament's finance committee, a political veers to prime minister maliki and minister of operations. he was elected deputy speaker a few weeks ago and considered as prime minister in the last two elections. jane arath is in iraq. what option he does he have continuing being pushed out of power. >> well? there aren't good option he for the country, lauren, he could
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argue it is unconstitutional for him to be replaced and to go to the courts. problem is although this worked in 2010, when he also argued that had he a right to form a government, this time around, the courts aren't really participating in that gain. they've made clear that they're not going to interfere with this so that seems to be a rather limited option. he could try to gather enough political support to hang on but that too seems like a doomed effort. some as all have said in the past say that he could actually pull together elements of the army and security forces loyal to him to launch some sort of bid that way but that sems extremely far fetched. so best guess, this is simply prolonging the inevitable. he will indeed have to step aside and concede that he is no longer prime minister. lauren. >> jane, meanwhile, the plight of the people caught up in the
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advance of islamic state doesn't get any easier. damage chances to regain the initiative on the ground? >> reporter: well, the peshmerga are certainly trying. the u.s. have been launching those air strikes in key areas to try oget targets such as mobile missile launchers and convoitioconvoice of fighters w- con invoices of fighters. like to get back. the problem here is that although in iraq, what happened in mosul, with the iraqi army melting away, was absolutely extraordinary, here the kurdish importances didn't do scuch a-- force he didn't do such a great job by many accounts. they're look at why exactly did that happen. for now, the u.s. is trying to
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help them with more arms small arms rifles, rocket launchers but it is going to take a long time. lauren. >> thank you, for that update from erbil. advance fighters from the islamic state group of has driven many from their home. many from the yazidi religious sect have been driven, back into kurdish controlled areas of northern iraq. >> i put two of my sons in the car that came to get us, then grabbed one to come back to the car but it had left already. i have three children. this one is with me but i've lost the others. i haven't seen the other children and my husband since then. >> i 16 from the mountain by my
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foot, i wook from sinjar mountain to syria walking. just we have a bottle of water, sometime not me, there are thousands of peoples. >> christians driven by their homes in the balance of iraq have pleadfor help to leave the country. hundreds straightin the christian part of erbil city saying they have no future in iraq. they were forced to flee after islamic state took control of mosul. carried banners reading where is the world's consciousness? >> we don't want to be in this country anymore we don't want to be kicked out anymore and come back again. we need immediate evacuation, that's what's demanded of the united nations. >> they are monsters. they can't be stopped by tanks, by airplanes, they are all
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suicidal. they must not live on the lands of iraq. >> with middle east analyst, thank you so much indeed for coming to talk to us. so haidr al abadi, is he a more conciliatory figure than maliki, if maliki does go eventually? >> i think it is a step in the right direction, a positive move by the iraqi politicians but that's not the say that he can solve all the problems of iraq. >> do you think amad -- maliki will dig his heels in? >> he has to go. no one in iraq, no community in iraq supports maliki anymore so i'm afraid his bases are crumbling. >> what do you think of that move was it significant? >> i think that's one of his mistakes, i know he controls quite a bit of the security
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especially in the green zone but i think he's not going to fight, you know, in baghdad, i think that will bring him more into disrepute. >> and meanwhile whoever does take control of the country they've got problem of dealing with the islamic state on their hand. what about the kurdish efforts to resist the islamic state? >> i think it will be quite hard to bomb all the enemies of i.s.i.s. on the ground. these are very skillful insurgents and they are blended into the communities in the cities towns and so on. while probably a military can bomb some of their base but it will be difficult to, underground, i don't think merrick has the intention to do -- america has the sphwoangs do so -- the intention to do so.
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>> why do you think they moved out of certain areas? >> probably a pull the puzzle te people. maybe the kurdish forces i don't know for the kurd presence made sure that i.s.i.s, that i.s.i.s. not be in the kurdish region but obviously he was wrong. >> we know what the u.s. response has been and they've responded to some degree. what do you think they ought to be doing and do you think it's likely to happen. >> i believe first of all they have to bring peace to iraq, because there are thousands of people displaced around iraq and thousands are under threat. first of all, it will be very difficult to do anything politically unless you bring peace and maybe the military action is one way of doing that. but probably it will -- if it had been better for eu to get
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involved because of its relationship and closer to iraq, but what what base is going to do that it won't be easy. >> thank you so much indeed for your thoughts. thank you. islamic state has beheaded two. and regained three villages after two weeks of fighting. rest accuse of syria's largest city aleppo struggle to save a child under rubble. the most recent air strikes around aleppo come after syrian air forces took strategic ground around the city last month. meanwhile syrians are trapped, between their own country and israeli occupied territory. occupied golan heights.
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14,000 syrians approach to seek shelter there. still to come on al jazeera. more cases reported in nigeria as debate continues about how to treat west africa's ebola outbreak. war crimes in afghanistan are being ignored and nato isn't held to account. and in sport, germany's golden boy calls it quits a month after winning the world cup. >> talk are underway, arab league is also holding an urgent meeting in cairo with the palestinian delegation, discussing a newly proposed truce and how to get gaza back on its feet. so far a 72-hour ceasefire is
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holding up. following a month after israeli military attacks. since israel's military assault on gaza began more than a month ago, 64 military soldiers and three civilians including a thai national have been killed. gaza health ministry says 1973 civilians were killed. almost 10,000 palestinians wounded around 3,000 children. and more than 209,000 people are living in 88 u.n. shelters. more, from jerusalem in a moment let's first get the latest from charles stratford who is in gaza. tell us what did you see in gaza today? >> well, of all the failed ceasefires we've seen certain today we have seen far more people on the streets. i think this is less an indication of necessarily trust
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in the latest ceasefire and more an indication of just how desperate people are to get out and as palestinians say, breathe after a month of conflict. i went to an area shujayea which we've reported from quite extensively thus far in this conflict. it was an area that was hit particularly hard. people there again returning to their houses trying opull as much as they can from the rubble of their homes. we also hear from the civil defense authorities here that they're desperate for the right sort of equipment to try and find bodies, still tens of bodies under the rubble and then lacking the type of equipment to likely find these people. we're hearing that two bodies from the area of el huzar were dug from under the rubble today. as i say i went to shujayea and this is what we found. tens of thousands of people used to live here. there were schools, shops,
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mosques, a gaza neighborhood shulshujayea. >> a chance to salvage what she can. ppr we came from the ceasefire to find something in the rubble. we hope we can find a few things. hopefully the situation will become stable again to rebuild our lives. >> there was the sudden sound of gun fire. racing towards the border, it's the first day at the new 72-hour ceasefire. you may wonder why i'm wearing a is flak jacket. coming up from the right here we
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hear that there are tanks here, you can probably see the dust and they were firing over people's head, people who have gone down to their farm lands close to the border. the nearby market was busy. shoppers buying as much produce as they can afford. after so many failed seafers therceasefiresthere is a despert the latest one will last. >> translator: thank god for this ceasefire. we hope it will last. i'm here to buy some things for children. my house is gone, belongings have gone, i've lost everything. >> the conditions at the local u.n. school are shocking. two hours of electricity a day, dependency on delivered drinking waters, overflowing drains, the majority of the 500 people seek shelter here are from shujayea, still many afraid to return home to see what remains. >> my house was shelled by an
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f-16. i'm scared of going back even though there's a ceasefire. me and my family of 15 have nothing left. >> at the back of the schoolchildren are given crayons and paper their supervisor tells them to draw whatever they like. >> the children are the most vulnerable in this war. we're working with them in order to try and ease the pain of their chronology suffering. we let them -- psychology suffering. we led them draw so they can ease the suffering. >> there's nothing the people of gaza can do but to hope and pray this ceasefire will last. >> charles, what is the situation with schools in gaza? >> reporter: as you saw there in the report, an indication of just how severe the conditions have become. and how they are getting worse literally by the day. the u.n. came out with figures
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today saying there's almost 210,000 internally displaced people in gaza living in 88 shelters. a lot of these shelters as well have been damaged in the conflict. when you walk into the shelters it's difficult to describe the conditions people are living in. very little running water. no drinkable water. very little electricity. today in some of these shelters we saw huge queues of people just trying to go through the administrative process with the u.n. but also very, very little food. and as we've seen tens of people, dozens of people sharing rooms. families too afraid to go back to their neighborhoods. and some with nowhere to go to. we're also hearing from the minister of health now that the situation is getting so bad in these schools and shelters, we're seeing water-borne diseases. as at least 10% of the children
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are showing signs of dermatological situations because of the sanitation conditions. it's absolutely worse by the day. >> charles stratford, thank you. hospitals in germany turkey and the u.s. have offered to treat a nine-year-old girl left paralyzed by the air strike, her family is waiting for permission for moving her out of gaza. she needs immediate treatment to regain some of her nerve function. >> translator: i feel like i can't do anything with my body. and when i move like this, i can't feel my body moving >> so if she remains she'll get
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infection and will be difficult to treat. this means that she with will be worse and will not have any chance for any nerve recovery. >> let's go more on the talks in cairo aimed at ending the violence. nazarene, i know you've said there's not ahuge information coming out but bring us up to date on the process and what we're likely to hear and when? >> what we don't know, we know that this 72 hour ceasefire is basically, was basically established in order to allow for the palestinian and israeli delegation to talk through the major issues in a permanent ceasefire. we don't know if three days will be enough, if there will an extension. what we do know so far is the israeli delegation was in cairo, did meet with the egyptians, would not talk directly t direcy
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palestinian delegation. north to consult with prime minister judgment and minister, two sides could not be further apart on their demands in these ceasefire talked. the palestinians demanding things like a sea port and an airport and the israelis saying well you can have those as long as hamas is disarmed and the whole of the gaza strip is ddemilitarized. hamas is a military group and this is what they lon stand for. they have also got the palestinians insisting they want a complete lifting of the siege, meaning the opening of all six crossings into gaza and have all imports and exports moving freely, and whereas israelis are
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offering an easing of the siege and not a full lifting of the siege. this is not tantamount to what the palestinians are asking. that's why we are hearing and bleechg thabelieving that the te difficult and the reason they're being secretive of these talks. >> nazarene thank you. israeli troops have killed a young palestinian man near the west bank city of nablis. soldiered laid siege to the building he was in. according to israeli and palestinian reports, he was a fatah are member, have part of his home was also destroyed by an army bulldozer. the director of human rights watch and another member of staff have been refused entry to egypt and detained at cairo airport for almost with 12
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hours. the new york based group was due to release a report on tuesday about last year's crack down of protesters backing mohamed morse. the worst incidents were at madar and amask in cairo where 620 people were killed in just 12 hours. human rights watch director was one of the two detained and denied entry into egypt. >> i think it is part of the attitude and disposition of this government which is to have very little respect to independent civil society, very little tolerance and critical discussion, and having answer to not anyone, certainly the international community. >> al jazeera continues to demand the release of three of
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its journalists, baher mohamed, mohamed fahmy and peter greste. in june peter greste and mohamed fahmy were given seven year sentences, baher mohamed was given an extra three years because he had a spent round in his position. >> recep tayyip erdogan, promising reconciliation in turkey. erdogan's opponents says the plan could bring more are rule, more than a decade of war. the rights group says evidence of possible war crimes has been ignored. jeefng hajennifer glasse has more. >> killed his wife, sister,
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niece and his two brothers. >> translator: we want justice. we demand a trial. they should be given the death penalty. they should explain to us why they killed innocent people. do they think afng afghans are t humans? >> detailed in a new amnesty report, it says evidence of possible war crimes has been ignored by the american military's justice system. >> industrially flawed, commander-driven, there are too few incentives. in fact, there are disincentives for proper investigation and follow up with prosecution when warranted. >> amnesty international knows of only six cases, 16 afghan civilians were murdered by u.s. soldier robert bails they could
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not immediately say how many investigations had taken place or cite their outcomes and that's the frustration here. the afghans rarely see justice. he says he was arrested and tortured in the american run bagram prison. >> our hands and feet were tied. every day and every night there was beating. in 45 days there was not a day we were not beaten. >> reporter: he says he still bears the scars of is abuse. he is talk of it now and will continue to speak until he sees his torturers in an afghan court. jennifer glasse, al jazeera, kabul. ebola patients treated one tested drugs. z map is the product of a u.s. drugs company.
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used to treat a spanish priest as well as two americans. the number of confirmed cases of ebola in nigeria has risen to 10. one of those who tested positive for virus was a nurse. all nine of the other people infected in nigeria had contact with sawyer. >> various governments including the u.s. government to see how some of this hold out some hope could also be deployed in nigeria. >> protesters have interrupted south africa's deputy president while he was given evidence at the inquiry into the americana massacre. demonstrators-year-oldemonstrate
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>> hello, lauren taylor a reminder of our top stories here on al jazeera. iraq's parliament has nominated haider al-abadi to take over as prime minister of iraq. on the ground, iraq's besieged yazidi people have begun to make their way to safety. tens of thousands have fled after threat of extermination by the being islamic state group.
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-- by the islamic state group. >> cries you in iraq now joining me from washington, d.c. is iraqi american political analyst. thank you for being with us. i want to ask you initially about haider al-abadi. one of his favorite quotations, is, father-in-law, the key to leadership is tolerance. do you think he would make a difference if he actually did take up the post? >> i think problems in iraq are deeper than the person who will lead the government as a prime minister. unfortunately the iraqi political system has issues with sectarian, corruption. some people are skeptical that changing the prime minister will effect that much change and lead
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to fixing many of iraq's problems in the political system. >> wasn't the criticism of al-maliki was that he wasn't inclusive enough leading to the position in the moment? >> correct. i mean there are some mistakes i think that many blame al-maliki for doing. many give him credit for other things that he managed to achieve. overall, i think there is more criticism to the entire system than criticism to the person of al-maliki. >> okay. >> sometimes criticisms to failure of the system have been imposed on the person of al-maliki rather than blaming the failures of the system. that said, the transition is not -- >> sorry to interrupt but to outsiders, it seems like passengers are fighting for the deck chairs as the titanic goes
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down. if iraq does end up with a new prime minister do you think change can come fast enough to actually make a difference on the ground with the islamic state's advance? >> correct, i mean that's the big -- if because although a new person has been nominated to become the prime minister, mr. abadi, he's knot stepping down. so -- he's not stepping down. so this transition doesn't seem like it will happen any time soon. that said, i think solving the political crisis is definitely an important question ting solving the situation in iraq. ing islamic state and other groups would never exist if iraq had the system to protect all iraqis regardless of their
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ethnicity. >> thank you very much indeed for your thoughts on this issue. >> thank you. >> there's been push to make europe take more position, simon mcgregor wood explains. >> in the face of the islamic state's advance causing outrage across europe. but europe's politicians have been slow to respond. just back from kurdish regions of iraq french foreign minister has urged a bigger response from europe. in a letter to the foreign affairs minister, he writes, it is critical that france responds today, i would be grateful if you could urgently mobilize the member states.
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fabius, wants europe to supply the kurdish regions with heavy weapons they need. concentration on alleviation of the humanitarian crisis. prime minister david cameron is still on vacation and has resisted calls to recall parliament. >> we're talking about a humanitarian intervention. we have a very clear convention about consulting parliament before british forces are committed into any kind of combat role but we're not talking about that here. we're simply talking about a humanitarian action stepping up what we're doing in order to support this community trapped on the mountain. >> the royal air force is dropping emergency food and are water into members of the yazidi on the mountain top. but speaking of relatives
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trapped in the crisis. >> i called my mom today she said we can't sleep. my sister says if the i.s.i.s. come to the kurdistan i will kill myself before they take me. >> reporter: given how unpopular recent military intervention has been in iraq, extremely unwary about getting involved. but the daily doses of women and children dying in the daylight, galvanizing calls for greater involvement and europe's politician he are sharing sign chghts-splitions are showing -- politicians are showing greater involvement. peter mcgregor wood, iraq. suspected recruiting centers distbiezed as makeshift mosques were raided in the operation.
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italian navy says it was interceptorred boats carrying more than 2,000 migrants in the mediterranean sea in the past two days. the migrants were brought to sea, record numbers of people are trying to reach its shores. al jazeera's sonia gallegos reports. >> the numbers hundreds packed into ramshackle vessels hoping to reach european shores, most of them authorities said were from egypt, pakistan, syria and air treritrea. the coast guard took a thousand migrants to calabria. more than 19,000 undocumented immigrants, and authorities expect it to rise to over
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100,000. >> the rise of people dying at sea, there's been 1500 people that are dead or missing according to reports from survivors or from family members. and this is more than double the figure of last year. so it's really become more and more dangerous to make this crossing. >> reporter: italy's coast guard and navy have been patrolling the sea in a campaign known as nostrum. while the operation has succeeded in rescuing those making the voyage to europe, what happens when they arrive is another hurdle for the authorities. many will spend time in migrant centers such as this one for weeks. sometimes even months. the journey to a normal life still far off for so many.
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sonia gallego, al jazeera. ready to retake city of donetske, more than 100 inmates fled from a high security prison after it was hit by selling. anna hayward reports from eastern ukraine. >> this is the operation for ukrainian forces fighting on the front line. hot and dirty work. which some believe is entering its final phases. after months of conflict the ukrainian military claims to be back in control of around three quarters of the territory it lost. >> translator: i think we will regain these territories soon. i won't predict a date. god is on our side. the rest is up to us. >> reporter: in the separatist stronghold of donetske a shell
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hit a high-security prison on the outskirts of the city. more than 100 inmates managed to escape. >> translator: we escaped from prison 124 when explosions started. we went away and we were caught in a neighborhood they didn't even ask who we are. we weren't running because we didn't know where to go. we didn't have any choice. >> reporter: almost half the city's population has now fled the fighting. others have sought shelter anywhere they can find it. >> we are hiding from the bombs. shells are flying over head here and there. people are dying. how many people from donetske have died? it's horrible glrp back at the base -- >> reporter: back at the base, preparations continue. there is a sense they now believe that they are in the final stages of this battle. but it will have come at a cost to this force which has lost
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more than 550 soldiers in four months of fighting. anna hayward al jazeera in eastern ukraine. police in haiti are looking for 300 inmates that were in prison. a reward has been offered for recapture. after 76 years of state monopoly mexico has opened its energy sector to private investors. it is part of president enrique pena nieto's push. >> fracking wells in the u.s., soon there will be a common site south of the border in mexico. fracking has been sold as a cost-effective and clean way to drill for oil and gas despite
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growing claims to the contrary. placido raydo reyes said these s began after the drilling. >> many people in the region told us the same thing, the earth is shaking for first time and their houses are now crisscrossed by cracks. geologist juan rodriguez says,. >> by 2014 there had been reports of 200 in a span of six years. in 2012 alone there were 89 quakes. >> reporter: in the u.s. there has been a large increase in earthquakes in fracking sites. fracking requires water, just lots of it.
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one well requires millions of liter spnches draught in recent years has hit the cattle industry hard. rancher has sold rights to pemex to drill on his land. >> many are immigrating to monterey, the near city. the reason, in this rans, in this enhanc hans yen da there -e is no life. >> there is concern that fracking pollutes it too. fracking has been banned or restricted in several countries. still the head of peemex says that fracking is the future snrp we have the fourth largest shell gas in the world. cheaper energy, cleaner energy.
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>> now that the energy reform is set to take full effect, foreign countries are planning to build thousands of fracking wells. they promise it will lead to an economic boom but many here also fear long lasting environmental impacts. adam reiny, al jazeera, nueva leo nf, mexico. some have been living in camps along the border for decades. >> it's been 30 years since the first people came across the border to this camp in western thailand. they came to escape the oppressive military government in myanmar or burma as it was known the then. they were also running away from separatist fighting between ethnic minorities and government soldiers. >> translator: my husband and
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son died. they didn't pay us telling us they didn't have money. so many people died there. >> since then the number of people living in the camps has grown to around 120,000. ironically they are now once again living in a country with government, tightened security in the camps following an announcement that they plan to start sending people back. most of the refugees along this stretch of the border come from just over the mountains there in karen state. the rebel national union has fawd for independence or awe ton me for more than 60 years. they recently signed a ceasefire deal with the myanmar government but sporadic fighting continues. negotiations are underway for a nationwide ceasefire. talks are being held with most of the rebel items including the kachin in the north.
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those working with refugees in thailand say it's too early to send them back. >> in the conflict area there no fighting in the area there is no fire. >> ethnic minority groups also continue to say they're treated like second class citizens by the government. >> everyone in the town has been talking about being sent back. but i will not return back. i will not go back. i have no home, and nothing else there. there. myanmar is chaotic. >> despite the condition in the thai camps they feel they have a good chance at life if they stay here. up to date with news emerging from iraq. lines from a recorded statement
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from prime minister nouri al-maliki. saying it was a dangerous violation of the constitution and also saying that we will fix the mistake after what he described as an unconstitutional nomination of a new prime minister. so some lines coming from nouri al-maliki who is still resisting directions to resign. and u.s. air strikes against islamic state positions and the spokesman has so far said. ment. >> what happened alast week was -- >> iraq submit, i beg your pardon, frayed i'm competing here. that the northern iraq air strikes are unlikely to affect islamic state's overall exaipts or activities in -- capabilities in other areas, that's an interesting definition of what's
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going on there, limited capacity of air strikes going on. but he did say that that slowed the group's operational activities. still ahead this hour, in sport. the hand of god strikes again as football legend maradona gets physical with reporters, coming up. up.
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>> now, doctors have long said that breast needing is best, but when babies are born me that bon
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prematurely, mothers often struggle. john hendren reports on one such bank in austin, texas. >> melanie moy had a premature sob and for the first months had no milk to give him. two years later with new son luke she is donating her spare milk for ailing premies. >> you, you're caught off guard and you're just so frightened. >> study after study has found that for premature babies whose mothers cannot produce milk, it is a lifesaving many. >> this is needing this infant to mature this baby's organs, to
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help its brain develop. to help this child survive and walk and talk. and win the nobel prize some day. that's 80 do it. >> it's a growing city finding their milk in a kind of gray market on the web and prompting websites like craigslist to ban the sale of human fluid. >> you don't know what's in there. there's a whole range of infectious disease is that the population carries. so you put your infant at high risk for contracting some type of disease if you do not go through a specialized milk bank like this. >> before the milk even revise the mother is interviewed for medical history and lifestyle. she's tested for viruses, the milk is tested for nutritional
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content. it's heat pasturized in these machines and then sent to a lab and tested alt over again, only then it's dispensed to babies. >> for melanie, it was a way of saying thanks. >> it was the best way for him to survive during those first three days before my milk came in. it was a way of saying thank you. >> a way of prospering versus per per irk. john hendren. al jazeera, texas. >> time for sports. here's farrah. >> retired from international football. the 36-year-old has 16 world cup goals to his game. one ahead of brazil' brazil's r.
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cosa is the second member of the squad to step down following phillip lom's retirement. portuguese club porto, the city will pay $53 million over a five year period. mangala is the club's fifth permanent signing since last season. carlo taviccio has been elected, referring to african players as banana eaters. the 71-year-old won the majority of the votes. set off a race row recently when he discussed the situation of foreign players in italy.
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ar jeargentinian, 53-year-os questioned by several reporters if he was leaving the theater in buenos aires with his family. confronted a journalist and slapped him. the incident was caught on camera make headlines in argentina. former japannen exited the world cup, new boss managed mexico has a new plan to move forward. >> the japanese players have very similar characteristics to those of the mexican players. we'll try attack properly so the team is balanced and has a good defense. also, must be committed to
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recovering the ball as soon as possible. >> bad news to pakistan, following their loss to sri lanka. might have been using an illegal bowling action, the 36-year-old will undergo testing over the next three weeks. >> luckily for pakistan, edgma is allowed to play until the tests are in. after double century against pakistan. his return caps an amazing return of form, in his last 12 innings he averages just over 98 runs. porteres.were ruled out by 397 before reducing reducin red.
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>> rory mcilroy took control with a birdie at the 17th with his main challenger phil mickelson henrik spencer getting parse on the final stretch. this is the northern irishman's fourth major of his career. >> i was happy at the end of two time major champion coming into this year and all of a sudden i'm a four time major champion, in 292, 291 days, it's been an incredible run of golf and you know kim just couldn't be more proud of myself or happier with where my game's at. >> even though tiger woods missed the cut at valhalla, he's
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not ruled out of the ryder cup. u.s. ryder cup tom watson is considering woods as a possible wild card pick. >> i don't make this comment loosely. he is tiger woods, he brings a lot to the team if he's able to play and healthy. he brings a lot to the team. i would be a fool not oconsider him. >> there's much more sport on our website. for all the latest check out, there's a way to get in touch with our team using twitter and facebook. that's all your sport for now, back to lauren. >> thank you very much indeed. that's it for this news hour. details of the crisis in iraq and of course the ceasefire in exierp so -- ceasefire talks in cairo. more news in just a moment. moment.
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>> mason mcqueen is leaving his home and his job as a london taxi driver to join the taxi wallahs in the indian megacity of mumbai. >> whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa. big bus, big bus, big bus. what have i got myself into here, eh? >> he'll have to come to grips with some unusual driving conditions... >> jesus.