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is looking at big business today. >> on this side of the world they call it football. we're going to talk about the european league that generated $26 billion last season is. a big chunk comes from these things. we've got a special report of the kickoff of the english premiere league. it's midday here in london, 7:00 a.m. washington, 2:00 p.m. baghdad where the political deadlock over who will be the country's next prime minister is over. nouri maliki has agreed to step down. the new man in charge will be abadi. the challenges he faces will be huge. the humanitarian situation there also remains critical.
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the u.s. says air strikes have managed to break the siege of sinjar mountain where thousands from the yazidis have are taken refuge. many of them along with thousands of refugees have fled to iraqi kurdistan. our world affairs correspondent reports now on the latest news from iraq. >> reporter: a new day in baghdad and a new prime minister taking over in the midst of deep political, military and humanitarian crisis. some say the survival of iraq as a country is at sake. mr. al abadi be key to a solution? >> pressures meant maliki had to step down. we hope the new prime minister will correct past mistakes. >> reporter: with abadi by his side, mr. maliki announcing his departure after becoming viewed
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increasingly as a devicive leader with a pro shiite agenda. he is from the same party and held several senior post since returning from exile. one of his main challenges is rebuild trust with sunnis and kurds who felt alienated. this new appeal for forces to be supplied with weapons to match those of the advancing and heavily armed islamic state fighters. and for greater support for iraq as a whole. >> if there is no support for the whole government especially kurdistan -- because if kurdistan destabilize by terrorists and if somehow they occupy three main province in the north, then the whole iraq is going to fall in chaos. >> arriving for today's unscheduled foreign minister's
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meeting on iraq, the eu chief of foreign affairs speaks. >> clear willy ministers have no trouble agreeing on that whether they can agree on a common strategy towards iraq particularly on arms deliveries is another question. bbc news. >> let's look at challenges ahead with the humanitarian crisis in the north. caroline has been speaking to the governor. he explains the difficult humanitarian situation there as displaced iraqis converge on his town. >> the fall of sinjar and other areas to the hands of terrorists, specially isis and other groups. it was a shock for us and the people of that area. suddenly i have received hundreds of thousands of people idp. we are not ready for that.
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even if you make yourself ready, we need time. we need two to three months. this is if we have budget. hundreds of millions of to prepare shelters and camps and to feed all these people. >> so what exactly can the international community do to help now in terms of aid? > >> i think it's duty and responsibility of international community. big countries. united nations, security council. they have to move. these people need protection first. the second thing they have to know that international community is behind them. they will support them and protect them from the systematic extermination of terrorists and isis. >> do you think that britain and america bare a particular responsibility to help here?
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>> politically and ethically it's their responsibility of u.s. and uk to do something. they're promising people to have a stable democratic, federal, parliamentary, prosperous iraq. now one-third of iraq is in the hands of terrorist state. we have border with them almost 1,000 kilometers. the other province very close to baghdad, we have left only with 10 to 15 kilometers border with iraqi government. we can't go from there. the whole border is with other provinces controlled by isis. i think it's a real threat. we cannot just take it simply or say it's nothing. it's small thing. no. it's big threat to iraq,
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international community, to the region as a whole. >> our correspondent paul wood is at a refugee camp on the syrian iraqi border. he has just returned from mount sinjar and told my colleague what he saw there. >> reporter: i stood on the top of mount sinjar with the kurdish commander. he was saying the towns below, especially sinjar are almost completely empty except for those deliberately left behind by the islamic state. family members say they have been arrest add -- arrested and taken to a prison. we heard stories from men who had been detained by islamic state fighters. a gun was put to their head, and they were told convert and die.
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they think if people are kept back, it's part of the effort to force people to convert to islam under pain of death. >> you say people are crying out for help. what kind of international aid is there on the ground where you are? >> we were on mount sinjar yesterday in terrible conditions. people had come down this one road which kurdish fors were able to open pushing back fighters. a woman told me it was her job to look at people dying, people that collapsed from exhaustion, lack of water and from heat. we found a small camp made from tents dropped by the british royal air force. it said from the people of britain stamped on it. they dropped water containers. if you poured dirty water in the container filter, clean water
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would come out. there was a start of evacuation of the mountain. that's happened by itself. people were dieing from the heat up there. there's perhaps a couple thousands left. they're in camps like this now dispersing to an uncertain future. people are talking in terms of genocide. they're begging for not only humanitarian intervention but military intervention as well. they bring to answer your original question they have no chance whatsoever of returning back home unless there's the military intervention by outside powers. >> paul wood reporting from iraq. one other line to bring you on the political situation. we've had in the past few minutes or so the first comment from the most senior shia cleric in iraq. he said the transition to new prime minister is rare opportunity to the country.
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let's bring you up to date with other news. ukraine's border guards are inspecting a cargo convoy. ukraine expressed concern the convey may be carrying military supplies for rebels. it's an accusation russia denies. the power to tackle protest by residents in the suburb. there's been protests every night since the black teen was shot by the white officer. people have poured onto the streets. pope francis warns against what he calls cancer of despair. his first public event thursday, the message he gave was designed to resinate with south koreans and other asian economies where many are starting to question
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the social consequences of rapid growth. let's bring you up to date of what's happening in pakistan. clashes have broken out in the city after shots were reportedly fired at imran khan and his convoy at an antigovernment march. he and supporters were on their way to the capital trying to pressure sharif to resign. mr. khan's vehicle was hit, but he wasn't injured. he described the attack on twitter saying 300 to 400 threw stones and fire on our march with police aiding and a betting them. four workers were injured. went on to say i want to make it clear to sharif's government they can do what they want. we will not stop our march. i will deal with them when we reach islamabad. let's take you to our corresp d
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correspondent in islamabad. is it here what happened at the rally in terms of violence? >> reporter: it was a worrying incidents. it raised temperatures between the government and opposition. we know that a mob did attack the convoy led by imran khan. stones and shoes were thrown. his people retaliated. some were injured. this assertion shots were fired at his vehicle, that's not confirmed. his party says shots were fired. they're suggesting this was an assassination attempt. local police, eyewitnesses we have talked to, they are saying nothing like that happened. mr. khan is now saying we are carrying on with our journey. essentially they switched gears. they were progressing slowly from the eastern city since yesterday, but now they've changed gears. they've moved into a different
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vehicle, a four by four, bullet proof vehicle. he's asking supporters, everybody to reach islamabad. the expectation is he will be arriving later tonight. >> what kind of security is in place in islamabad? not only is he moving more quickly, he said in the tweet, i'm going to deal with sharif and his government when i get there. report report that's right. the government is nervous about this antidemonstration. they have put roadblocks, deployed thousands of police and troops. so those are there the last few days. imran khan is determined he will arrive here, hold a sitting and won't leave until the government resigns. >> thanks very much for updating us from islamabad. we'll keep a cross on that on bbc news for you. still to come on the program. the cult members charged with member. we find out about the members of a christian cult about to go on
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china is about to try one of the most notorious murder case miss recent memory. in may, a cult beat a woman to death in a fast food restaurant. the cult in question claims million os of millions called the church of almighty god. this does begin with material you might find distressing. >> it was an ordinary evening in a small town mcdonald's until these people turned up trying to recruit new members to their christian cult. one diner refused to give them her number. they beat her to death.
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in prison there was no attempt to deny the murder. and no remorse either. the restaurant is locked and dark. local security guards are sensitive about us filming. >> this provincial fast food restaurant has been closed since the night of the 28th of may. the murder here sums up what's so alarming about this cult. they're unpredictable. they bludgeoned a woman to death just because she wouldn't give them her phone number. >> most people are too afraid to
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talk. one man is past caring. his mother and sister have joined the cult. he grew up with one of the mcdonald's killers. now he wants to show us where this tragedy leads. last year his sister too resorted to violence. she beat their father to death claiming a christian duty to destroy a demon. >> my sister has committed the crime and must be punished. i want my mother so see clearly the damage the cult has done to our family. i want her to leave and become a normal person. >> but it's very hard to leave. this man had to go undercover in the cult to rescue his wife. he's too afraid of retribution to show his face. he shows me the videos the cult
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uses to teach them god has returned to earth as a chinese woman to start the apocalypse. only believers will be saved. a government approved church, religion is growing fast, providing shared values and support at a time when many feel the party has stopped trying. tight rules on religious practice drive millions of christians out. they become easy prey for a cult offering a closer knit family and imminent salvation. >> they have the opportunity to get those people and get their heart and to trap them away from us. >> outside the warnings against the cult are graphic. christians and the state united to fight a common enemy. that enemy shows neither fear
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nor mercy. it's destroying chinese lives. let's talk about football now. fans around the world will be excited about at the time start of the english premiere league saturday. when each goal is scored, millions will start searching online for short, unofficial videos. some say they break copy right laws. mike has been covering the story for bbc news program. we're talking about vines aren't we. what are they? >> a vine is a short six second video clip you take on your smart phone and film what's in front of you. when you have that footage, you can easily upload to social media, mainly twitter. when it comes to sport and particularly football, it's got the authority and governing bodies worried. if you film something in the stadium or more notably sitting
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on the couch at home filming off the television screen, you're breaking copy right laws. >> how common is this? we have people sitting on their couch filming. >> i think it's been around but so far this summer hardly a match went by without a goal sending off, penalty miss, great save, all documented on twitter within minutes of the action happening on the pitch. it was online to see. the premiere league here and around the world, other governing bodies are starting to get worried. i think it's going to increase. you'll go online and see thousands of accounts. >> what can they do about it? >> very little. the premiere league said they're chasing their tail a little bit. they're described a game of cops and robbers. they closed one account, and ten others pop up. they are in talks with the social network including twitter and others, facebook, instagram,
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and talking to lawyers about developing new technology to shut down accounts. it will prove difficult. >> you have a younger audience. younger people don't see this as being illegal. it's hard to change the way the young people think about it. >> absolutely. they need to educate fans and show them that taking material and posting it online is illegal. everyone has a phone in their pocket these days. they take a picture of a goal, share with friends, and don't see the harm. it will be a big issue this season. >> you're obviously a football fan. i'm not sure you've seen these pictures from peru. we normally see these taken up. >> the pitch was invaded by these guy, a herd of cows. they decided the best place to do this was the pitch used by
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the teams. the good news though is i think the game rapidly got underway again. no one seemed to mind. it seems like these days you can rent about anything, even family members. in germany, a scheme that roughly translates as adopt a grand parent has been running with great success. michael reports now from berlin. >> reporter: she goes for a cycle ride with her grandparents, well sort of. paul and charlotte are her adoptive grandparents, part of a scheme to link young people to older couples that want grandchildren. >> you look at other older people, they're sitting in front of the television. i have this lively relationship. it gives me something to do. she draws a picture with three parts. paul, my name, is on one of them. that really touches me.
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>> 80-year-old paul and his wife have been helping raise her since she was three. as well as cycling and gymnastics, they've taught her to swim and taken her on holidays acting as any loving grandparents. >> every monday charlotte meets me after school, and we go swimming. then we go home and have some food. after, i can either go home or stay the night with charlotte and paul. >> the older people get involved in the scheme and are often driven by desire to have children in their lives. >> this allows older people to remain active, feel valued even, and provide support to young families they help. >> there have been problems. relationships have broken down. two pedophiles got past the check-in procedures over the scheme's 25 year history.
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the project remains popular with positive feedback. >> a lot of grandparents feel much better. they've got something to do. it helps them with their health. it also helps them to better understand young people. >> her mother has joined paul and charlotte. they helped in raising her daughter, she says, has been invaluable. >> i wanted to have a couple, an older couple for her. this is normal i think to have parents and grandparents. my parents are far away from berlin. >> a true bond developed in these one time strangers providing young and old with much needed friendship and support. bbc news berlin. let's update you on the humanitarian situation in northern iraq. the united states saying air strikes have managed to break the siege of sinjar mountain.
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thousands of yazidis have managed to come down off the mountain. they're at camps in the bottom of sinjar, many along with other refugees, have fled to the town in iraqi kurdistan. we can take you straight there now and join my colleague there for us. what's the situation like there? >> reporter: well we've just arrived here in this refugee camp lucy. these are the people who have fled the fighting in the north of the country and fled the isis approach on their communities. some of these people are the ones who were stuck on mount sinjar and come here to seek shelter. there's about 300,000 people living here and 150,000 new arrivals have come into this community putting a lot of pressure on the locals here who are also assisting in providing the people with food, water,
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shelter. it's a complete tent city behind me, white tent after white tent. refugees are here now at the moment not sure where their future is and whether they have a future in northern iraq. some of these communities have lived here for centuries. now they just don't know where their homes are, where they'll go next. >> they're obviously traumatized by what they experienced on mount sinjar and what they've been through over the past few days. what are they telling you if you managed to speak to them yet? >> reporter: i haven't had a chance to speak to many people at the moment. just here now, it's about 46 degrees. still a big change from the top of the mountain where there was no shade, getting little food and water. aid pack s arrived from the unid states and military.
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it seems calm at the moment. people are dazed by what they've experienced. we must not forget a lot got off the mountain in the dead of night, had to go through syria and back to northern iraq to make it here to the relative safety. nowhere in iraq is safe anymore. this place considers to be relatively peaceful and calm. the isis approach could be anywhere. they could target any area. so at the moment, they're grateful to be here in some kind of relative safety. >> we can see bulldozers behind you obviously making more space for tents. do you get a sense more international aid is coming in? >> reporter: absolutely. we were hearing this morning the united kingdom was sending in trucks of aid. it looks like the international community is responding to this humanitarian crisis. of course there's more space being here so that more tents
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can be built and more refugees can be brought here. i just come back from irbil where a lot of refugee camps that i had seen two months ago when i was last here have been dispanded. refugees have been moved on. i've been told a lot of them are brought to shelters and refugee camps like this. it's safer here for them than it was there. it does look like the international humanitarian aid is starting to arrive here to help these very desperate people who are a waiting desperately. the experience i've gotten from other refugee camps in the world is people get stuck in these for years on end. as fighting continues in this country, people don't know how long they'll be here. >> thanks for updating us from
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that refugee camp. a quick reminder of our top story this hour. a political one from northern iraq. the country does have a new prime minister. nouri maliki has finally stood down. the man to exceed him is abadi. stay with us on bbc world news. welcome to "gmt" on bbc world news. i'm lucy hockings. in this half hour, india's prime minister breaks tradition on independence day. modi speaks to the nation as he tackles subjects like rape and sanitation. has anything change india since he came to power? the world health organization needs to take lead leader ship comparing the ebola
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outbreak to a war. the shame of a nation. that's how india's prime minister described the recent state of rape across the country. he used his first eindependence speech to stop discriminating against women and also called on parents to take responsibility for their children's actions. >> today when we hear about incidents of rape, our head hangs in shame. today i want to ask every parent, every mother and father, when your daughter turns ten, 12 years of age, you become weary and cautious. you ask where she's going, when will she be back home. you ask her to inform you when she reaches her destination
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safely. a daughter is asked countless questions, but do parents ever dare to question their sons? >> remarkable words from modi. with me is my colleague from bbc hindu service. also in delhi for us. can i start with you? there were so many firsts in the speech. let's start with the basics. no bullet proof glass, spoke without notes. he spoke in hindu as well. how remarkable did it feel to be watching it? >> reporter: it went quite well in the country. as you said no, bullet proof glass. he was speaking without a preferred taste. he did not fluff lines or message as. his social message was quite strong. he talked about how he was ashamed of incidents of sexual
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violence in the country. he talked about a problem plaguing the country for a long time, female infanticide. he took it head on. i've been covering independence day speeches for a very long time. this is the first time i'm hearing a prime minister talking about crimes against women so much and he sounded concerned. >> how did it feel to be an indian woman to be listening to the new prime minister speaking in this way about these issues? >> totally unand expected. this morning when i woke up and switched on the news channel and heard his speech, it was very, very different in a way i was expecting the speech to be traditional in the way it's always been. about announcement, about new schemes and what the government has done over past few years and what the government is doing. this speech was different in the way he spoke about issues that
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are plaguing india's women and public in general. traditionally fingers have been pointed on indian women about inviting rape upon themselves, inviting sexual discrimination on themselves, sometimes by politicians. here's the prime minister giving the message that rape is a shame in india and we must do something to change this. >> he had the moment when he said there's the time we ask women where they're going off to. what has the reaction been on social media? >> it's been overwhelming. especially women are saying it's a traditional break away from what's been happening so far. i come from a conservative family a. i've always been asked by my parents, where are you going? it's never happened to my
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brother. thousands of women like me grew up in a conservative environment. for us, it's a refreshing change. >> was any of that more traditional talks about prep relations with pakistan or announcement of great new policy? >> i would say that is also first in a way because previously prime ministers have used this occasion to actually attack neighbors especially pakistan. this time, mr. modi has been positive about its india's neighbors. he talked about the existence of poverty and need to eliminate poverty, not just from india but also the neighborhood as he said. the poverty exists in these countries as well. he referred to pakistan and other neighboring countries and said we could all work together to eliminate poverty. >> that talk about poverty. he managed to bring in sanitation and commitments he's
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made about providing toilets particularly for people many india. do people there feel that he's starting to deliver on his promises because he said to much before he was elected about how he could lift many indians out of poverty? >> i've been reading reactions on social media. people are saying the fact he started talking about it in a way that's been so different are from the previous prime ministers is a good start. change will take some time to happen, but the fact the prime minister has spoken many words about these issues is a good sign, people are saying. >> just finally if i can go back to you. there's been criticism about what people are calling his muscular style between him a. how has he been viewed in delhi? >> he comes across as a man that stands tall. body language was quite strong.
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he sounded quite confident. he seems to have a grasp on the administration. there was people hear i heard all these are nice words, but words must match action. results are the ones that are going to -- that he would be decided by. i think in the last three months what we're seeing is, as they were saying, just the extension of upa government in the past. they're saying that nothing much is really happening. the economy is not growing faster as mr. modi promised. his supporters say give him time. >> thanks for joining us. thank you for being with us here in the studio. time to catch up on the business news. aaron is here. football gets underway. it's going to be blanket coverage for months. >> you watch?
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>> i do. go arsenal. >> you pick the ball up and you run with it. >> i'm a rugby fan at heart. hello there. football or soccer, wherever you live in the world, it is big business especially here in europe. the big five leagues in germany, spain, france, italy generated $26 billion in revenue last season. a big part of that money comes from the sales of these things, football shirts. the battle has been between the u.s. nike and germany adidas. now more are wearing nike. we have the kickoff of the league. >> adidas sponsored argentina in the world cup final.
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this isn't true reflection of what's going on in the market. in europe, the battle of dominance is getting hotter and hotter with nike becoming the market leader for the first time in five seasons. last season, 13 million replica shirts were sold across the five big leagues. in season, puma will supply nine clubs. adidas has 18 deals and lies in second place. top of the league is nike. it supplies 26 clubs. when it comes to shirt deals, this means quality. adidas has the upper hand. >> they've got the big sexy brands, madrid, united. they've got germany and argentina. in terms of quality, it's added up. >> england's premiere league club sells the majority in europe with 5 million sold by the last season alone. this wasn't mentioned in the big
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summer signing. players may be wearing kits this season. next season and another nine, it will be adidas shirt after a deal worth $1.3 billion was struck. can this amount be justified? >> the manufactures all look at deals and opportunities across a number of factors. what money can i make selling shirts and other merchandise? that's strategic elements to it also. >> european champions have bought soccer's elatest super star. this season it's columbian wonder kid rodriguez. that's one more shirt for fans to buy. adidas is hoping the popularity is set to continue to help them win the battle in the football shirt market. okay. there you go. let's get an update on the argentina debt crisis.
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the government there using increasingly colorful language to help describe the group of investors calling them the government the international mafia. now the country has previously managed to renegotiate with majority of investors, debt holders all of this in the wake of argentina's financial crisis. this particular group of investors have held out. one solution was investors to sell $1.3 billion worth of argentina debt or bonds to a group owned banks. jp morgan, city group, hsbc and is other banks are fading fast with damaging consequences with argentina's very weak economy. the former president of argentina's central bank was here earlier today and spoke to
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us. we're asking why the talks broke down so quickly. >> there was a big hope that this would include lead to some solution at least. clearly at this moment there's a stalemate. they're waiting for further negotiations. it's a very peculiar situation. the deposit cannot be made to pay the credit. there's legal injunction. >> we'll keep a cross on that one. look at this. it was the engineering her car length of the age admired scandal during conception. panama canal opened 100 years ago. today 5% of the world's maritime
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trade passes through this 50 mile or 80 kilometer canal. 1 million ships have passed through it since it opened. katie has the report from panama canal. >> when it was built, it was considered a huge fete of engineering. what's more amazing is little has changed. standing on one of the three gates, 27 meters high, absolutely massive. originally these gates were operated by gears but now operated by hydraulics. that's the biggest which i think that's changed. these gates are the original ones installed 100 years ago. >> eric is maintenance engineer at one of the locks. he started as apprentice 26 years ago. he's proud of how they've turned this water way into a more profitable business. >> people really doubt it, but they know we did it.
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we really did it. the other people maybe envy because we did it. they don't have the canal. >> reporter: it's a tight squeeze for bigger ships. global trade has grown considerably in the past 100 years. the canal is expanded to allow super tankers to pass through. it's plagued by delays and legal disputes. when finished last year, it will double the number of ships passing through. it's a massive project. these are the new lock gates ten stories high and weighing 3,000 tons each. the hope is the extra will filter down. the country is one of the most unequal in the world. around a third of people here live in poverty. >> we have a modern economy. our political system is not modern and not representative, not pleural. we need to deepen our democracy to have a more integral economic
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growth and social growth. >> the past century brought weather to the country. beyond the canal, financial services and industry are booming too. the next 100 years are uncertain with nicaragua planning to build their own canal. >> amazing. how they going to get gates in place? we don't know. lots going on. tweet me @bbc aaron. that's all for business for now. we have breaking news on the ebola virus in west africa. we had a stark warning from one of the world's leading charities. they're saying the crisis, the ebola crisis is outstripping the ability of aid organizations to stem the epidemic. what is crucial really. they're liking it to a state of war saying it is deteriorating
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faster and moving faster than they can respond to. the quote from the head of mss is it is like wartime there. fear here it is moving and advancing. we have no clue how it is going. that's the latest from mss. we'll bring you more on that and more on this story coming up in a moment. [ male announcer ] ours was the first modern airliner, revolutionary by every standard. and that became our passion. to always build something better, airplanes that fly cleaner and farther on less fuel. that redefine comfort and connect the world like never before. after all, you can't turn dreams into airplanes unless your passion for innovation is nonstop. ♪
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i'm lucy hockings. our top story this is hour. after months of political deadlock, maliki has resigned as iraq's prime minister in favor of abadi. in the past hour, the mss has said ebola is moving faster than they can handle likening the situation to a war.
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international president of mss has just returned from visiting guinea, seierra leone and nigeria. the president has said likening ebola to state of war. she has been speaking to press many in the past half hour or so. this is what she had to say. >> i have the feeling it is like a wartime. in terms of fear, general fear all over where you are. nobody knowing what's going on. fear that somehow after that moves to -- i always say not the best behavior. we have the same here. look at all you guys. we have common ship. that's the reality. so none of my friends are asking me for dinner. the thing is this fear is normal.
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that fear needs to be translated and mobilized. fear will keep us alert. then we need to mobilize. we need to create more cooperation. the other thing is it's like a front line moving, advancing. we have no clue where it's going to go. >> worrying word there is the head of msf. nigeria is one of the nations affected by the outbreak. with me now, chris from bbc africa that lives in abuja. from a personal point of view, what's it like to be in neigeri now. how worried are people? >> very worried i can tell you. people are afraid. since the head of the outbreak, especially in nigeria, everybody is afraid. people are sort of worried what are they going to do. because here is a country of over 200 million people. they are needed the our society. it's worrying because like people wanted to know how they
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can protect their families. getting in contact with anyone that is currently virus. >> i've seen woireports some ar drinking salt water. >> exactly. some have been confirmed dead in parts of nigeria and north central part of nigeria. that was a kind of hoax, joke that came. it became a reality and tragedy. a side from that, people are also seen report where people are in bunks in ghana. in nigeria, people have been provided with hand sanitizers to wash their hands. people don't shake hands. contact with people sort of reduced. before now, changes to each when public transport or in other areas like in churches. >> it's really affecting daily life. people aren't going around shaking hands with each other.
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you've got a big problem if this misinformation is getting out there. people drinking salt not knowing how the virus can be contracted. >> well, it's a problem. the government now is trying to sensitize people for the issue of drinking salt solution. it's been put a side. government is trying to let people know that there are things you need to do to be able to reduce or minimize incidents of contacting ebola. >> we just heard msf talking about how dire they are finding this virus saying it is spreading quicker in a more aggressively than they could have thought. she likened to the fact of war in a way. she pinpointed liberia. is there where a lot of expertise and focus is at the moment? >> liberia is like she said, like a war front. the situation is very dire.
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again, because the person that brought the virus to nigeria was from liberia. it is more like center where this is origin lies. i think like you said, more attention need to be focused on these area as. liberia, guinea and nigeria. >> is there still anger about how the man managed to come from liberia to nigeria carrying the ebola virus? >> he came out on facebook to say he was expecting the nigeria system to be better. he expected to get medical attention better. unfortunately he stopped at the airport. three other people have got in contact with him. >> thanks for joining us. thank you. more of course on the bbc.com/news website on ebola. comprehensive coverage there on
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