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follow our contributors on twitter, facebook, google+ and more. the misery in iraq continues. now europe's foreign ministers, condemn atrocities. united nations security council is meeting. i'm marian namadi. now kyiv says its sol swrer have targeted a russian military column inside its borders. michael brown on security
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footage. >> 100 years ago, the panama canal was opened to the world. >> we begin with the ongoing crisis in iraq. and a promise from europe's leaders to do whatever they can to stop the advance of fighters from the group calling sift islamiitselfislamic state, are s foreign minister says his government will do whatever it can politically possible. members of the minority yazidi community continue to flee. some have been walking in extreme heat for 12 days now. and just 24 hours after nouri al-maliki agreed to stop down as iraq's prime minister, haider
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al-abadi has won the support of shiite cleric. will also be willing to take up arms against islamic state fighters. we'll have reaction from kristin saloomey, jane arath is in erbil in northern iraq. first zena hoder has a report. >> now that nouri al-maliki has relinquished control to a new prime minister. there are bombings nearly every day. people are hopeful that a transition of power will help bring back security. >> handing over the post to haider al-abadi is significant indication that nouri al-maliki is keying for the safety of iraqis and iraq. >> the cleric ali al sistani,
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now all eyes are on haider al-abadi, a new prime minister would has less than a month to form a new government. it will be a challenging task. maliki has been accused of consolidating power and aliena alienating sunnies. prominent sunni tribal leaders hold sway on the ground. they welcomed maliki's departure but says it will not prove to be the solution. >> translator: we are ready to cooperate with the new government. only if sunnies have their rights. our priorities is to stop government attacks and to disarm
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shia militias. they are more dangerous than islamic state group. >> to protect the entrances of baghdad from the islamic state group. that group took control of much of the sunni heart land, the iraqi army which abandoned their positions and their weapons has not been able to recapture that territory. hoping a united iraq can recapture, a deeply divided country. zena hoder, al jazeera erbil. >> all right let's go to jane arath, she has been covering all these developments live for us from erbil, northern iraq. interestingly jane we have one of the most powerful tribes in anbar province, the decision to
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fight the islamic state group should be their decision, i guess yet again this highlights the level of mistrust between these different communities in iraq. >> reporter: well, certainly if tribal leaders talking about risking lives basically of his tribe, it will definitely be their decision. but not a decision that's really been made yet. what sheik ali sulliman said essentially if you leave us to fight the islamic state group we will do it. to leave it to us is the operative phrase because he wants the iraqi army out of ann anbar and he will rally the forces to beat back the islamic state. there is a lot of mistrust and
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has been building for many years. this is as much of an olive branch as you're going to get, given the conditions he has put on that. >> how long is that expected to take? >> reporter: it normally would take months. the last time it took more than six months. people don't have that much time. this time around. islamic state group has taken over a third of iraq. huge swath of territory. and there's intense pressure on the prime minister designate to come up quickly with a cabinet. so it's expected to take perhaps a week or two. any more than that and people will start to become alarmed. the prime minister designate now has about three weeks, constitutionally he had a month from when he was appointed. but everyone is pressing for a very quick, what they call inclusive government, one that makes sunnis and kurds as happy
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as possible as well as the main shia groups. marian. >> thank you. what they call islamic state group atrocities. to confront the threat fighters pose. kristin saloomey is at united nations for us. what does this resolution do? >> reporter: well, marian, the aim is to cut off support for not only islamic state but also for al nusra group. in iraq and syria. while it doesn't and to that end it names six new individuals, puts them on a sanctions list. it also reminds member states that they're not supposed to buy oil from these groups or pay ransoms to these groups. and it puts a real focus on the issue of foreign fighters. it calls on member states to do
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what they can to engage with at-risk populations. it reminds them to watch what they're doing on the internet which is a big tool for these groups to recruit people from overseas to come and join their cause and it also expresses a willingness on the part of the security council to levy sanctions on these groups that are support the rebel groups. their level of concern about some of these fighters coming back home and causing trouble there. >> kristin, the u.n. already have the islamic state and the nusra front on their list, what could this be to target the source of their funds? >> yeah, not only are those groups already on the sanctions list, experts say that islamic state and new nusra front are bh
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flush with weapons and cash. one former counterterrorism expert that i spoke with conceded these measures are not likely to have a huge impact on the ground because there is already so much money and weapons flowing into these groups. but he did think the resolution was important in that it shows a very strong and united international front in fighting these groups. and also, highlights the responsibilities of member states to do their part, again, to try to restrict these foreign fighters from joining the conflict. >> kristin saloomey at the united nations. thank you. still to come for you on this news hour, we'll explain why the loss of this ruined town in syria why it will make the fight against the forces more difficult. egypt protesters mark a year since the rabaah killings.
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and the banned player is final reply able to play with his new club. the crisis in ukraine now, the government in kyiv says its forces shelled and destroyed russian armored vehicles after they crossed into its territory. late on thursday. moscow has dismissed the claims as fantasy and says it's still pursuing talks with kyiv about sending humanitarian aid into ukraine. 288 trucks are currently waiting near ukraine's border. eu foreign policy chief katherine ashton outlined the plan of action. >> to call upon russia, to engage within the international community to bring this crisis to an end, to ensure the territorial integrity of ukraine, to work with the international community to achieve that.
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>> anna hayward is slovyansk, joins us live now. anna what more are you hearing about the russian incursion into ukrainian territory which the kremlin has denied? >> president poroshenko said that russian military vehicles had interpret ukrainian territory and then they had been damaged by ukrainian forces. now, we are unable to verify exactly what happened there, still waiting for pictures to see exactly what happened there. up in separatist territory. >> meanwhile the controversy over the possible movement of humanitarian convoys continues. give us a sense of how the fighting is affecting people on the ground there. how badly do they need aid?
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>> reporter: they need aid very much and that is what russia is sayings. they want to get this humanitarian aid convoy into russia -- into ukraine rather, in cities like luhansk where there's been no water or electricity for several days and the fighting here marian has gone on. people killed in donetske over the past 24 hours, military school in the city had come under fire and was on fire in the city today. so it would seem the situation here is increasingly tense day by day. >> emma hayward in slovyansk, thank you. sue turton has more now on how european leaders are responding to the situation in ukraine. >> emergency meeting in brussels on friday, after they heard that there had been a convoy of military vehicles from russia going into ukraine, this really
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seemed to escalate the situation when all the effort had been to deescalate. 78 people killed in donetske and over 120 injured. the message from the russian president vladimir putin over the last couple of days was that they were also looking for discussion. we are hearing from the ukrainian president petro poroshenko. >> joining me now from moscow is the defense analysts pavel, what are your expectations of these discussions?
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>> there have been a number of contacts all the time. the lack of content and understanding, making the position he of the two sides a bit closer. russia wants a ceasefire right now in the donbas fighting, that is an imperative because the fighting is very severe and there's a distinct possibility that the pro-russian rebels are going to collapse militarily and that can happen rather soon and that would be seen unacceptable for moscow. >> well, exactly, it would be seen as certainly a domestic loss for putin, it would be very embarrassing if after all this time the separatists were to fail. what then -- how -- what is the dilemma facing putin right now? you said the two sides are still
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very far apart. how do you bridge that gap? >> for the last about couple of months, at least, or at least month and a half, moscow was trying to promote a ceasefire by supporting bringing more and more heavy weapons, more vownlt into the donbass rebels, ceasefire through military balance on the battlefield. that has not really worked out and right now it seems that if there's no ceasefire soon, it's either russia will have to ante further and that could mean in the end, maybe even russian regular troops coming in, in some kind of form into the donbass part of ukraine which of course is a very serious concern for vladimir putin because that
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would mean an escalation with the confrontation with the west. and that russia would want to avoid but putin finds himself into a very tight corner. time is running out, he has to make a decision and has to make it soon. >> we know that the state oil giant rossneft has requested $42 billion to help combat issues again moscow. how could that affect matters? >> that is odifferent story right now. putin's idea at least what he is talking about mostly is what we call, in russian, that means import replacement kind of more self reliant, russia things that it was buying technology and food and different kind of other
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things in the west to make themselves. the idea, most likely will not work out, but that's how they're trying to do it. right now russia is very seriously integrated in the last 20 years into the international financial system and international trade. breaking that off is going to be very painful, painful for west and also for russia. everybody wants to avoid sanctions, but he does not want to compromise his principal positions about crimea and about russia having some kind of say in the future of ukraine. >> pavel, thank you. rights groups are warning of hundreds of people being
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abducted in eastern ukraine. >> all of this can be repaired in time. what won't be so easy to fix are all the broken lives. this is boris and his wife, maria, and this picture is of their son, alexi. he disappeared several weeks ago when the separatists arrested him. they say he was stealing. there are reports that he executed -- that they executed him in a rude kind of justice. maria is looking for him everywhere. she has to believe he's still alive. she saw him in her dreams last night. when the separatists were in charge this building was their military headquarters. it was partially destroyed in the fighting but we were allowed inside. this was the office of their commander igor strelkoff and these are the cellars where he kept his prisoners.
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under the separatists, slovyansk was a city of fear. people were held as hostages and where they were interrogated. on the wall traces of what looked like blood. and here, marks perhaps where someone has been counting off the days. vladim a pro-ukrainian activist, was held there for ten days. >> they blindfolded me, kicked me, put a bucket over my head and i struggled to breathe. >> his mikhail, he told me his friend was murdered by separatists because they discovered he was giving information to the ukrainian army. >> at first i hoped they would be punished. they didn't do anything when the
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separatists were charged and they still don't do anything. >> we went to the farm where he said his friend was murdered. his family did not want to talk to us. back in slovyansk, 14 bodies were found in this grave. only four have been identified. apparently killed because a separatist leader wanted to take over their business. we don't know who the other ten bodies belong to but this is a town where many are still looking for answer he. barb biphillips, al jazeera, slovyansk. >> video, showing a black teenager, just moments before he was shot down by police. darren wilson has been named as the officer who shot the teenager. following the shooting, residents of the predominantly black suburb of st. louis clashed with police.
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officer released more details. >> there was an ambulance present. at 11:51 there was a 911 from a convenience store nearby, not this one. add 11:52 -- at 11:52 dispatcher gave a description of a suspect. a further description more detailed was given or the radio, and stated the officer was walking towards -- or the suspect was walk towards quick trip. at 12:01 p.m. our officer encountered michael brown on kahnfield drive -- at canfield drive. at 2012:04, another officer arrived and 12:05 a supervisor was dispatched on the scene and subsequent officers arrived. >> diane eastabrook, joins us
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from ferguson, missouri, u.s.a. tell us the reaction of michael brown's family to the release of this footage. >> reporter: well, mayor mariany are outraged. they spoke to their attorney and said the police strategy of attempting to blame the victim. that's exactly the kind of thing that we're also hearing from the crowds here at this protest. people are saying that they're trying to deflect attention away from the officer who was involved in the shooting. and they are trying to paint michael brown in a negative light. last night there were calm protests here. as you may well know, the state highway patrol has taken over the investigation from the county police. and so there were protests last night that were very peaceful. today there's anger and outrage
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and the head of the -- the captain of the state police said publicly today that he hopes people stay calm. he's going to be walking through the neighborhoods again tonight because he doesn't want to see tensions inflamed and see violence erupt again like we saw earlier this week. >> yes, exactly we've seen several nights of rioting after the shooting of michael brown, diane this incident seems to have unveiled that friction between predominantly black population of the town and the police force. what's the mood and what's been done to address those issues? >> reporter: well, what we have been hearing is, the captain of the state police is going to be in charge of keeping the peace, so to speak. is an african american. he is actually from ferguson. and he grew up in the neighborhood. and so he has been out walking among protesters, talking to the
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crowd. he has been a presence here since he was named to this yesterday. the other thing that we're hearing locally from law enforcement is they are trying to recruit african american police officers but they said it's very difficult to find them. many of them aren't interested in getting into law enforcement. but what they're trying to do they brought in the justice department. the justice department is look -- working on local law enforcement and work with the african american community and try obridge the racial divide here. >> diane eastabrook in the suburb of ferguson, st. louis, missouri, u.s.a, thank you. gaza authorities are continuing to assess the damage. palestinian and israeli delegates have returned from
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egypt to consult with their leaders. outside of namar in southern syria, celebrating the recapture of the strategically significant town of lahar. dominic kane reports. >> for weeks, this town has been fought over by government and rebel soldiers across a bombed out landscape. leha's location is its importance, from here rebel fighters would regularly fire shells at the capitol. but now a month of combat has forced them out. >> in operation has great importance. mlaha is one of the largest towns in this area took control and devastated it but now they
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have been driven out. >> reporter: the key to their success was a combination of hezbollah reenforcements accurate reenforcements and heavy shelling. the fighting was intense. even the call to prayer was accompanied by gun fire. losing control of the town will reduce the rebels' ability to shell damascus but it will also make resupplying their groups in erin wuta more difficult and -- event wuta more difficult. three and a half years of war have transformed large parts of syria into battlefields and mlaha is no exception. more than 20,000 people once lived in and around this town.
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it is not clear how many are left now. dominic kane, al jazeera. >> still to come on london's news hour, thailand's sur catcy scandal continues. couples barred on leaving the country, with their babies.
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more on the crisis in iraq and members of the minority yazidi community, jerald tan reports now on their appeal for international help. >> hungry, dehydrated, yet still determined. these are some of iraq's minority yazidi community stuck in the sinjar mountains. they have escaped villages from advancing fighters from the islamic state group. >> translator: those of us who remained here have decided to stay here until our death or the liberation of sinjar. >> reporter: but supplies of food and water are low. although some humanitarian aid has managed to reach the people they are appealing for more. >> translator: we call on the goodwill of the international community and the u.n. to create a camp for us here in sinjar. we estimate there are 3 you yo,0
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people here. >> we left everything behind and our feet are swollen from the journey. we rescued only our children and ourselves. a lot of our children died on the way. >> reporter: their plight has been watched closely half a world away. many yazidis began migrating to the united states in the 1990s starting a community in lincoln, nebraska. >> get back from work the first question i'll ask my mom is who you talk to and who's still alive. >> yazidis have long lived on the fringe of arab, kurdish and turkish nations. the recent fighting is another reason to pack up and leave. >> i would say that if someone go to them, and tell them okay, you want to come get out of iraq and live in somewhere else, sure, 70% will say yes. >> but not this group. they tell al jazeera that sinjar is home and their only options
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or the live or die on their land. jerald tan, al jazeera. >> five people have been killed in egypt as supporters of the out offed president mohamed morsi protested for a second straight day. the demonstrations come a year after the mass killing of hundreds of protesters at two cairo sit-ins. monicaville la mazar has admonish. >> supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi, at another demonstration activists say security forces opened fire on protesters while trying to disperse the crowd. this week marks the first anniversary of the violent crack down at two protest sites here that killed hundreds of people. it is also a week in which egyptian people saw their former president hosne mubarak make a
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speech. >> the support is low from followers ever mohamed morsi. has been largely successful in crushing dissent. >> reporter: human rights groups say no one has been held accountable for last year's crack down. the defense minister at the time general abdel fatah al-sisi is now president. >> egypt up until now has not carried any investigation or held accountable any of its security officers who ordered who planned and ordered the mass killing of these protesters. in august 2013. >> the government says it followed international standards when it forcibly evacuated the raba and al nada squares and protests continue around the country.
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some of the protesters don't believe they will ever receive justice. monica villa al jazeera. egypt. >> in june mohamed fahmy and peter greste were given seven sentences, baher mohamed was given an extra three years to his sentence because he picked up a spent shell from a protest. as many as 97 people thought to be missing, killed six men's on the last week's raid on borno state. the outbreak of ebola, says world health organization, has been extremely underestimated. more than any of the previous outbreaks since the virus was
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initially discovered in the 1970s. al jazeera's malcolm webb reports. >> reporter: it's the world's worst ever outbreak of the ebola virus, killing the majority of its victims. in uganda, walter udango is one of the handful of people that has survived ebola. he says while he was in hospital he had medics preparing his body bag and telling his family to dig his grave. >> it's teacial -- terrible, a pain i've never experienced, ebola give you pain all over the body. you touch like this blood would just come out on my skin. >> in the recent outbreak many others have been less fortunate. it started in the west african
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country of guinea. it spread to sierra leone, liberia and most recently nigeria. closing borders from ebola hit countries. >> prepared to deal with any case god forbid. they are examining all individuals coming into mauritania. >> soldiers guard at checkpoints. the government's declared a state of emergency and says it can curtail civil rights in its efforts to contain the advisor. a week of restricted movement, aid agencies are considered humanitarian drops. others won't suffer what he went through. malcolm webb, al jazeera.
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>> pakistani police say seven have been killed and ten injured on foiled air attacks. pakistani taliban is claiming responsibility for the attacks. it happened in the pakistani city of querta. meanwhile thousands of antigovernment protesters are converging on islamabad, convoy was attacked by an angry mob as it moved through city. a former leader of the tarik s saaf party wasn't hurt. all demanding the resignation of prime minister noah sharif. kamal hyden sends this report. >> for hours, government
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proposed a few places but khadry rejected them. when he arrived in islamabad with thousands of his own supporters he's going to choose his own place. that of course may create complications, because authorities have said nobody will be allowed into the red zone which holds the diplomatic area, parliament, presidency and other sensitive installations. as you can see, a storm is brewing outside islam bad but i. tens are thousands of people are expected to condpre gate at islamabad -- congregate at islamabad. they are demanding for the resignation of the government. security agencies are warning that there is a real threat, because many people would have been able to infiltrate into
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islamabad, because so many people are coming into town, so that canned be ruled out. however, imran khan says they will keep these things peaceful, imran khan is insisting the government should resign. a political storm is brewing because the deposit says they have been elected, have the mandate and the sport of the opposition. the next few days will be critical for pakistan. >> just a quick update, imran khan supporters have arrived and the opposition candidate will also arrive calling for.
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>> thathailand authorities are cracking down on commerciality suggessurrogacy. veronica pedrosa is in bangkok. >> decisions being made behind this door, where police and immigration authorities are meeting to try to respond to a situation that arrived on friday, that families were not allowed to leave, at the international airports, because they didn't have the right paperwork apparently. immigration thrort says couples will not be able to leave unless they have the court order from the surrogate mother allowing them to take the baby with them. this is a booming industry in
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thailand. we have a situation where thai women are in the position and they need the money so they want to go into surrogacy and it's the medical technology available here as well, so it's made it somewhat of a haven for surrogacy. the problem is that the legal framework under which surrogacy happens is extremely unclear at this point. nobody really knows who the real parents of these children are. what their legal status is. >> government in african union forces have raided the home of a former warlord in somalia, suggests several people were killed in early fighting. raid is part of the campaign to seize weapons from militia across the capitol. 20 people were arrested. it is the 100th anniversary of the pan ma canal
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and huge construction is underway, there are increase being doubts of panama's ability to make use of it. rachel levine has the story. >> lease challenging part of vilma romero's day. she takes command and begins plotting the nac navigation of e 10,000 ton vessel. panama canal is the only place in the world where captains have to turn over control to pilots, she is one of the first female pilot on the panama canal. >> we are not many around the world. >> high stress job what she has
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to do in the day or night or even in the middle of the storm. >> when it's rainy, the visibility is of course diminished, when it's windy, you have to look at the wind, look at the size of the ship just calculating. >> after the lines are cast and the engine is cut,vill, vilma commands the crew. it's a delicate task helped by tug boats and locomotives which guide the ship. this is the most difficult part of the journey. these cargo ships carrying millions of dollars of cargo. for pilots like vilma there's no room for error. >> operating the canal, getting the ships safely from the atlantic to pacific is the work of 10,000 people. every day, ships make the
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shortcut between the two oceans. it took nearly 40 years to build. nearly 26,000 workers died mainly from diseases like malaria. when it was complete it changed international trade forever. now a new era beckons. panama is spending $6.5 billion to widen the canal and double its capacity. back on board vilma has a long journey ahead but she loves the challenge and the adrenalin. >> i'm doing a liberty to contribute, that panama chose to contribute. we have done a good job. >> canal is a national symbol not just of great success but of great sacrifice by those who built it and changed the world. rachel levin, al jazeera,
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panama. >> coming up in sports. also glamor and glitz in sarah @
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>> welcome back. pope francis has warned of the damaging effects of growing inequality, the leader of the catholic church also called on young followers to combat the allure of materialism. richard martin has our report.
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somewhere. >> reporter: sensereception was enthusiastic. reports that some chinese had been barred from joining a youth are celebration. beijing, over its catholics. the pope visited a shrine, while he's in south korea, he will beatify 128 people. but his strongest message of the day came from the youth ceremony, attended by thousands, spiritual desert across the affluent world. >> we are troubled but the growing gap in our societies between rich and poor we see signs of idolatry, wealth, power
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and pleasure, with whom at a high cost of human lives. >> joining him on stage, a young catholic from hong kong who criticized the chinese authorities. >> translator: what grieves me is that while now we can see the church constantly growing in china at the same time i can see everywhere the church being controlled. >> that received a big cheer. the pope had begun his message of an unprecedented message of goodwill to china but many tensions remain. richard martin, al jazeera. raul is here with your sport. >> marian, thank you very much. suarez was able to play with his new club barcelona for the first time earlier this friday. it follows a decision by the court of arbitration for court to ease the condition of his four month ban for biting an
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opponent at the time world cup. suarez still won't be able to play in any competitive games for barcelona until late october. >> it's a difficult moment for me and mistake for had a i apologize, and i try to forgot everything and i think may focus now is for the focus, for the health of the team. >> his former teammates at liverpool begin without him on sunday, home to southhamton. eight new players, it will be tough to improve on their second place finish of last season though. >> same as last year, it was very competitive and like you say there's maybe seven teams that will be challenging for those position he. so -- but that's the beauty of this league.
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as it is, it's really competitive. it's a fantastic league to operate and as a manager and a player. and -- but we'll be ready for the challenge. >> as i said liverpool are in action, this weekend, city plays newcastle. manchester united facing swansea. a a new captain in wayne rooney. >> i have explained to him that also outside the pit it's very important for me. and he accepted the responsibility. and i like him very much, how we did a trade. >> it was another tough day for india's contradicters, in england at the oval in london,
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the indians lost the tos. all out for 148, 62 for no loss. >> put pakistan under pressure in the second test of their series. this with the host of 320 in their first inning to reduce pakistan 140 to 5. the pakistanis did recover slightly. pakistan needed to win to level the series. the international olympic committee have band nations from ebola outbreak, the event featuring 700 athletes gets underway on saturday in nanging. sierra leone and liberia had opted to not allow its athletes
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to travel to china. novak djokovic is not looking in the best of form. third round of the cincinnati masters yolk vim djokovic beaten straight sets. that was, this is the one, djokovic has yet to beat. the harsh remaining seed is roger federer. against andy murray, stan wolenka, upseede upseed seated. serena williams beat her opponent to move on. czech grand prix, spaniard
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set the final, all ten races this season and closing in on the overall victories of 12, currently held by austin mick dewen. australian rugby team, in sydney on saturday. a win in the opening game of the southern he hemisphere's rugby championship, will also bring new zealand on tap for the bowl that is part of the competition every year. >> you look at the british line on the way altogether. if we do that we give ourselves a chance of winning. those byproducts would be nice.
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>> i've never beaten them. drew with them once, it's a little taste. you want to go through your career knowing you can take on these guys. as a team member you can try to match up with them. >> south africa will host argentina, in rugby's opening weekend. the spin box not surprisingly strong favorites in pretoria. that's all for now. >> thank you raul. the sarajevo film festival tries to stay true to its original aim. trierg to stay true. >> it wasn't always this, the glamour and glitz of the red carpet, hosting celebrities and
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international film makers. the first effectively in 1999 was due to take place, but it was postponed are. >> we knew it would be the right thing to do to fight for dignity. we needed something humane and that was a creative and cultural action. we weren't the only ones who did that in some parts of the war. >> nine day festival which is much mean regional even. >> brad and i said the first time we came, it was the best festival we ever have been to, people are here to share, to be with each other, to be together, to make art. >> the energy and the enthusiasm that is in this city is second to none. >> it has a lot of growth
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potential just because it's sarajevo. >> launched the career of many balkan film makers. >> a high quality, strong industry which helps developing cinenmatography, in bosnia and across the region. talent sarajevo gives practical work and allows them to get to know one another. >> more than 100,000 people are expected to visit the festival. it's rapid growth is oven matched. tim friend, al jazeera. >> don't forget, you can watch al jazeera online, address is video on demand including live blogs from our reporters on the ground. check it out. that's it, i will be back with a full roundup of the day's news
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>> a new business is rising in america's rocky mountain west. and sales promise to be brisk. >> i want to get $100 bucks dj shorts and $100 bucks of the tahoe. >> this past january, licensed shops in colorado began selling recreational marijuana to anyone 21 years of age or older. >> whoo that smells nice >> prices range from $14 to $25 a gram. >> what's the difference between the ultimate. i need the kemba and the kemba