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the fastest growing far right organization on the continent now watch the investigation that led to the french government banning the group. generation 8. part 2 of the special 2 part investigation on a. promising signals from iran and the u.s. after the 1st day of talks to try to salvage a 2050 nuclear deal. i'm fully back to watching our just 0 live from doha also ahead another grim milestone brazil's highest daily death toll since the start of the coronavirus pandemic the use of force by a policeman accused of killing george floyd comes under scrutiny at his trial in the u.s.
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. the subject was under control. handcuffed with this be authorized them. and homeless and needing help the full extent of flooding devastation in indonesia becomes clear as rescuers reach remote areas. iran and the u.s. say they're making constructive progress in the latest efforts to revive the 2050 nuclear deal after the 1st day of talks in austria 2 working groups have been set up to focus on getting each side back into compliance and diplomats from the remaining signatories have agreed to meet again on friday norah bird manley has more. a constructive and welcome step was how the u.s. described the 1st day of indirect talks with iran officials from 5 world powers russia china germany france and britain met with iran at austria's grand vienna
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hotel european officials have been shuttling between there and the imperial hotel across the road where u.s. officials are saying they're attempting to bring the u.s. back to the 2050 nuclear deal they'd signed with iran we do see this as a constructive and certainly welcome step and in the end we hope that we are able to leave vienna return the united states our negotiating team i should say with a better understanding of a road map for how we get to that in state mutual compliance donald trump described the 2015 agreement as the worst deal in history and pulled out in 2018 trumpet then reimposed u.n. sanctions with additional u.s. sanctions on tap. in february biden rescinded human functions but he hasn't gone as far as lifting u.s.
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sanctions saying they'll only happen once iran is compliant with the 2015 nuclear deal since then iran has been violating the terms of the deal and was reported to have reached 12 times the levels permitted of enriching uranium stockpile but iran now also agrees the go see ations are on the right path in was out on more of a get are now serving we find this position realistic and promising it could be the start of correcting the bad process that has taken diplomacy to a dating we welcome these comments. not mown off to chooses vienna meeting had concluded there were reports that no rain in ship was damaged by mine in the red sea state media says the bessel was supporting the reigning commander sent to a school commercial ships it's hard to consider it as a coincidence maybe it is but you know the good news is that the entire world supports a return to the nuclear deal by the u.s. and iran with a couple of notable exceptions and i think the israelis the saudis and the iranians
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and congressional republicans are the parties who are the vast minority well who do not want to deal and are going to do everything possible to try to upset this process for now it seems clear that the administration's a both and washington are keen to try to get a rocky relationship back on track nor about money al jazeera. brazil has recorded more than 4000 coronavirus deaths in a single day only the u.s. and peru have reach that threshold nearly 303337000 people have died since the start of the pandemic some cemeteries have been holding nighttime burial so deal with the growing numbers infections a surging across a country with more than 13000000 recorded cases julia ponce is an epidemiologist who specializes in mortality data he says brazil's health care system is on the
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verge of collapse. we have been struggling with controlling mobility in brazil people are still going to work people are still moving around and we have had a sequence of holidays where usually brazilians gather around with their families the latest of which was easter sunday we have also been seeing a very large number of infection for the past weeks and what we're seeing with the high number of deaths as a reflection of the infections that happened 23 weeks ago we are seeing an increase well the factions have reached a plateau it seems but the deaths haven't started climbing so it seems like we are still in for about 2 more weeks of increasing deaths we are seeing a higher number of people being infected and being being sent to hospitals it does seem that we have people who are more susceptible 'd to this new variant and that
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could explain the number of people that are being. that are suffering from the virus now it could also mean that the set sense of self the bull population to the wild time coronavirus has actually perished in the 1st wave or. the infections that we had before the present time but we are seeing of course cases that need more specialized hospital units so we need people who. or intubation and this affects a younger population as we're seeing now. chile postponing its upcoming elections by a month because of the corona virus outbreak present or past in piñera has signed a decree denying this weekend's vote to may the 15th chinese congress has approved the move the country is experiencing a spike in covered 1000 cases and close its borders on monday to try and control
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the outbreak and neighboring argentina is reporting its highest number of new delhi cases they were home. 21000 infections recorded on tuesday pushing the total number of cases to nearly 2500000 the government is looking to tighten measures to further restricts people's movements in the u.s. the president says anyone over the age of 18 will be able to be vaccinated from the middle of april but joe biden is warning that covert 19 infections are still increasing with new a variant spreading quickly half of those new cases are from just a handful of states meanwhile the white house has rolled out imposing any form of a coronavirus sightseeing passport in the u.s. but private businesses are still free to explore the idea. the virus is spreading because we have too many people who see the end of this secret the finish line already let me be deadly earnest with you we aren't at the finish line we still have a lot of work to do we're still in
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a life and death race against his fires until we get more people vaccinated we need everyone to wash their hands so sleeve distance and mask up in a recommended mass from the c.d.c. here now is mike hanna in washington with more on the vaccine past force which has been a divisive issue. as more people get vaccinated a new political flash point is a merging and that is the issue of vaccination passports digital records of vaccination now many predominantly republicans insist this as an invasion of privacy and a number of states including texas and florida they're the governors have already outlawed the use of vaccines that difficult or vaccine passports but in a democratic controlled state like new york this vaccine passport is actually already in development the administrators see it as a way to open up the state more quickly to allow people into sports games into
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businesses even into schools perhaps who can provide proof of vaccination so there's a massive divide within the u.s. on that particular issue one that the white house is not interested in joining it has announced very clearly there will be no federal controlled a vaccine certification the government will not be providing any form of digital passport it is going to leave those to private industry to technology companies to come up to be able to institute some sort of vaccine certification on a nationwide basis but the government will have nothing to do with it. the type of restraints used by a police officer charged with killing george boyd has come under scrutiny in a u.s. court the 7th day of the trial in minneapolis focused on derrick show vanes use of
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force and how officers should deescalate crisis situations alan fisher was there and has this report. i cite the court activist the reverend al sharpton led the floyd family in prayer we are now shadows of courthouse praying for justice inside crucial evidence from a police use of force instructor a man who's taught hundreds of police officers including derek children at issue the way george floyd was pinned to the ground in may last year not to recognize police technique said live tenant johnny mercer something that could cause trouble breathing and neck would be something that does happen he supports that is an authoress and under what circumstances would. i one can you do that i don't know if there is a time frame when depend on the circumstance of the time which would include what the resistance you're getting from the subject here but in here and so if there was say for example the subject was under control and handcuffed with this be
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authorized i would say no the defense argued in cross-examination that officers had to consider the possibility that even when it appeared to george floyd was unconscious there was still a threat earlier the court had from care yang a crisis training coordinator and he acknowledged that some police techniques were necessary but the policy was clear the policy requires when it's safe and feasible . and he insisted force should only be used when necessary the defense is trying to suggest that derek shoving did what was necessary to protect himself and his colleagues and the growing crowd complicated decisions on the ground the prosecution accepts the use of force is a necessary part of the job but they are trying to prove the derrick chauvin went too far and that caused the death of george for alan fischer al-jazeera at the show of unmonitored trial in minneapolis. a team of doctors demanding to meet jailed
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russian opposition leader alexei navalny has been arrested and danny's personal physician was among those detained outside the pokrov prison when of armies being held the doctors say he's showing symptoms of respiratory illness and army has been on hunger strike since wednesday demanding better medical care he was jailed in february and sentenced to 2 and a half years in prison for parole violations that the mother provided we need to get him to the hospital in the specialized hospital he has a fever and a cough we need to do a scan of his lungs because god forbid a coronavirus infection could happen in the prison this is quite possible human rights group amnesty international says the conditions are mommies being held under amount to torture and may be slowly killing him is being placed under conditions of the tensions which according to amnesty international mirror mounted torture sleep deprived is a form of torture the fact that he is walking up every one or 2 hours is
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a form of torture the fact that he cannot have access to a doctor he can trust is. is is a form of the treatment in you and and possibly degrading all of those in combination. push in a point to the fact that in my view. or share the russian authorities may be policing him into situation of a slow death. still ahead on al-jazeera predicting the post pandemic recovery the international monetary fund its growth forecast for the developing world remains vulnerable. it's time for the perfect jenny the weather sponsored point qatar airways
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where all the action for the development spring rains is going back to china now we've got a finger that's doing this with a nice was becoming rather more active and then heading south towards whole call most of northern china the korean peninsula most of pam's looking find relatively warm is quite still the creeping areas a cloud heading towards beijing where the air is quite still increasingly not very good quality still so winter right just north of sapporo and it may well come south not convinced i'm just intrigued by it further south where we've had the damaging amount of rain in the eastern side into these you see the forecast still develops in timor in east timor in fact this general area east indonesia showers by day but they are not major the just maybe in the wrong place the worst of it's gone south it was a tropical site are developing we can say goodbye to a big shasta around northern borneo peninsular malaysia and up through thailand not quite the same extent as they were but they're all the same and so quite active
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weather is still going down through the the widest the foothills the himalaya really down towards nepal they are dying out the shuttle is certainly indicated change in the type of weather we've got the north indian plane it's windy in delhi which ought to be good. from the al-jazeera london broil cost center to people in thoughtful conversation i got me. when i was at the university of oxford it was really scared me because i was like these people are going to be in positions of power with no host and no limitations empire is the reason that we live in a multicultural society part 2 of pfizer's shaheen and adam rather fit studio unscripted on al-jazeera. the.
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welcome back every couple of our top stories on al-jazeera iran and the u.s. say they're making constructive progress in the latest efforts to revive the 2050 nuclear deal to new working groups will focus on getting each side back into compliance the type of restraint used by the police officer charged with killing george floyd has come under scrutiny in a u.s. court the 7th day of the trial focus on derek show vanes use of force and how officers should deescalate crisis situations and brazil has recorded more than 4000 coronavirus deaths in a single day only the u.s. and crew have reached that threshold previously infections are surging across the country with the health system on the verge of collapse now as the pandemic worsens the rate of folly in brazil is soaring the government has approved an emergency aid
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package worth almost $8000000000.00 but analysts say that doesn't go far enough. for some reactionary. since the pandemic began vision good afridi has been receiving a monthly $50.00 subsidy but not from the federal government nor in brazilian. the seaside town of mighty café where she works lives off oil royalties and has decided to spend the money on social plans it created its own virtual currency the moon bokeh to help the poor and the local economy. since we can only use mum because in al town the local commerce is still thriving and we were able to keep out doors open when so many in other parts of the country have closed . 43000 brazilians living in muddy county have been able to make ends meet thanks to their move booka cards but in the rest of brazil millions have
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been left with nothing after the government suspended financial emergency aid last january just discovered 1000 infections began spiralling out of control in half a year the number of brazilians living in poverty has tripled from 9 and a half 1000000 last august to more than 27000000 in february analysts say the situation now is much worse martin is one of the deputies months in the pandemic forcing move on down. the government decided to resume the emergency aid this month but since money is scarce the handouts will be smaller than last year an average of $44.00 per month until the end of july. the government promised handouts to 44000000 brazilians which is much less than the 68000000 who benefited from the 1st emergency aid package. canela tells us he's counting the days to
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receive the promised help he lost his job and home everything he owns is in the supermarket cart water since last year more than 700000 companies have gone bankrupt this is dramatic $14000000.00 jobs were lost in a year and a half. on wednesday the government will move ahead with privatization efforts by auctioning licenses to operate 22 airports but economists say brazil will only be able to attract major investments if it proves it can control the pandemic so far present datable so narrow has downplayed the virus which has killed more than 330000 people the 2nd largest death toll in the world meineke an i.q. of al-jazeera rio de janeiro. pakistan has reported more than $100.00 corona virus tests in just 24 hours the highest one day total of the country's 3rd wave infections have risen sharply with more than $19000.00 cases so far this month
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a strict sions are in place in high risk areas until sunday prime minister a man khan has warned of tougher nationwide measures unless guidelines are followed . in india say selections are under way during a worrying surge in coronavirus cases of poles are seen as crucial for prime minister narendra modi's b j p party to gain a foothold in the east and south where regional parties dominate it is a random reports from new delhi. despite india recording its highest number of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began tens of millions of people turned out to cost their ballot on tuesday. polling is being held over 8 days in west bengal 3 days an hour but only on tuesday tom i'm not cattle and put a cherry. the election is the 1st and since the b. j p government carried out a controversial register of citizens a campaign it said was meant to check illegal immigration from neighboring. nearly
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2000000 of the state's 35000000 population were left off the list including hockey with an oddity he cast his vote anyway as he waits to appeal against his exclusion . i have voted today and for this reason i am very happy because i am a citizen of india after they get the votes and form the government they hurt us if they keep us out it will hurt us. in our some the b j p has avoided talking about its register of citizens and an equally unpopular law but fast track citizenship to minorities from neighboring countries but excludes muslims it's focused instead on infrastructure projects and development but many voters are convinced it is going to there's unemployment everywhere the youth don't have any jobs and they roam around in the sleep so what will we do. all of the states putting on tuesday outside the b j p s hindi speaking base in northern and central india it has never been in power and cattle are all india's 4th most populous state west bengal the campaign
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and voting there has been mobbed by violence between workers have to be j.p. and the villain trinamool congress led by month advantage it's very very been important to be very big and when. they will be able to convey to people that that this has a very limited impact the government has handled very well. for joblessness unemployment all these things have been taken care by the government which is strong at the moment. over the past 7 years the b j p has swept to victory in 2 general elections but done poorly in states where regional parties a more powerful with these latest elections it's trying to change that elizabeth piron of al-jazeera new delhi. more than 100 people are still missing this 3 days after flash floods ripped through parts of indonesia and east timor conditions are finally started to improve and rescue workers are hoping to reach remote
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communities in the woods at least 118 deaths have been confirmed jessica washington boresome to caught up. on a community tries to come to terms with the devastation that hit their island as victims of cold from the mud people crowd around to see whether it's their loved one that has been found many have been unable to contact family and friends and hundreds of houses that were destroyed everyone here has no choice but to start again. yeah from what the numbers of what i could not save anything everything is gone i could only save myself the small island in east flores was among the worst affected in the weekend's flash floods and landslides. was our we got hit by this disaster we lost everything all we have are the clothes we are wearing. extreme weather was brought on by a tropical cyclone as the storm system moves further away from the indonesian archipelago conditions are easing the thought is hope they will be able to bring in
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more help for the island i don't drop in that would be significant to me what we need the most is heavy machinery we have been asking for it from day one but we know that some of the roads were cut off because of the disaster on the sea was rough so we weren't able to bring it in time. for some and aid has arrived and the local government set up a public kitchen to help feed the community but around the province people need more food water facemasks and i'll resend chills for now but for a lot together with the military i'm social ministry we are working and we want to show you that we are here and helping people. in neighboring east timor the capital dili experienced it's worth floods in decades rescue crews are desperately trying to reach those most in need in remote areas and informal settlements but conditions are challenging many. roads and.
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bridges have also. been destroyed they're. trying to. clean are all of course most pretty much every day. and these actually miley and. hundreds of people across both countries are now facing a huge cleanup operation while still anxiously waiting for news of those who remain missing jessica washington al-jazeera. accusing egypt and sudan of obstructing talks on its contest said mega dam of the blue nile after 3 days of meetings at 3 nations a failed to reach an agreement has been increasing tension with sudan accusing ethiopia of breaking international law. ethiopia is building the ground running to produce electricity by its neighbors fear it will affect their water supply a camp for displaced people in sudan's darfur region has been burned to the ground
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this latest round of unrest comes after 2 people were shot and killed at the camp near inanna the violence poses a challenge to efforts by the transitional government in sudan to end decades strong rebellions in the area at least 50 people have been killed in recent fighting. women and children who were sleeping are among at least $100.00 civilians killed in fighting in northeast sifi o.p.'s since friday the violence is a flare up in a long running dispute over contested land in the are far reaching the territory is claimed by both somali and tribes both sides blame each other for the recent unrest that has displaced tens of thousands about $270.00 people displaced by an attack in mozambique's northern town of palmer have reach safety but many remain traumatized more than 11000 people were forced to flee un pember was attacked by an armed group last month years of fighting in northern mozambique has displaced almost 3 quarters
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of a 1000000 people and the u.n. says that number is likely to rise these are people that are. exhausted they arrived by many means most of them arrived in the boats few days ago but some also right walking. the sentiment is transversal to everyone i've been speaking with to they are highly traumatized by what they've seen by what they have experienced seeing their families their friends being killed seeing their houses being completely destroyed. the international monetary fund is predicting a stronger than expected global recovery this year as vaccine rollouts gather pace but economists a warning of tougher times ahead for the developing world sheraton's every for some washington. the i.m.f. increased its projection for world economic growth in 2021 from 5.5 percent to 6
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percent as a result it says of trillions of dollars of pandemic stimulus and that the international rollout of khirbet vaccines global g.d.p. had contracted 3.3 percent in 2020 over the past year but the i.m.f. chief economist is warning that almost 95000000 people a fool in billu the threshold of extreme poverty around the world due to the pandemic including within industrialized nations and developing countries remain vulnerable a similarly ambitious effort is now needed at the multilateral level to secure the recovery and build forward better without additional efforts to give all people a fair shot cross-country gaps in living standards could widen significantly and decade's long progress in global poverty reduction could reverse. but long time watchers of the i.m.f. and world bank argue that it is precisely the policies of the i.m.f. and world bank that foster that income inequality despite what in recent years has
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become the traditional rhetoric of concern used at the annual spring meeting we see the i.m.f. the research department putting out grade materials and recognizing problems like inequality and talking about an inclusive recovery and climate change and all these things that sound very good but at the country level if you look at the advice given in the programs it's all the same from you know decades ago and it's just a disconnect between the 2 parts at the i.m.f. the head of the meeting hundreds of civil society groups wrote to the i.m.f. and world bank decrying their insistence on austerity programs that cut education and health services in developing nations in return for moons as well as that performance on climate change which they see as inadequate in addition the figures for projected economic growth released on tuesday are a dependent. only universal global access to a coded vaccine yet the owner of hasn't spoken out in favor of waiving international pickton's on those vaccines something the biden ministration is
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facing even though it was public money that paid for the research without that some economists argue that any stated policies about building forward better for the developing world she every time see al-jazeera washington as always more news on our website at al-jazeera dot com the very latest on all of our top stories on al-jazeera dot com. there again i'm fully back to the headlines on al-jazeera iran and the usa they're making constructive progress in the latest efforts to revive the 2015 nuclear deal to a new working groups will focus on getting each side back into compliance in. we find this position realistic and promising it could be the start of correcting the bad process that has taken diplomacy to a dating we welcome these comments.


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