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the target for like 14 we're trying to clean the targets for now up front with me marc lamont hill on al jazeera. killed by rebels last week and the fuel for chance for longtime leader gets under way in the capital and jermain a. favorite figure in this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up a deadly fire at a hospital in western india adds to an already dire situation with record rises uncovered 19 infections yet again. a stand down for now russia pulls its troops from ukraine's border leaving them on the truce in place across the region. and we need south korea's multipurpose robot that's helping to fight covert 19.
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a funeral ceremony for chad's late president idriss deby is getting under way in the capital and jamaica several foreign leaders are attending despite warnings from rebels to stay away they be was killed last weekend battling fighters who'd launched an offensive from libya his son about idriss deby is now in power and will lead a transitional military council for the next 18 months let's go live now to chad's capitol hill borgen is there it what's happening there right now. well adrian we've seen several heads of states already arriving to the venue and will be so shortly seeing the body of the former president of the now deceased president idriss deby arriving right in front of the presidential palace here many dignitaries have joined this occasion we have the president of sudan as well as the
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president of togo nature and mally as well as other senior government officials from regional countries we also have chad and i france the president emmanuel micron has also arrived to attend the funeral of course it raised a b. and chad is a strong ally for fighting counterterrorism or in counterterrorism operations in the northern part of the country so there has been concerns about security and the fate of security here in the region and in the country that's why perhaps you would see heightened security around the capital region manor since thursday there was a deployment of troops around the main streets and around the presidential palace as well as tanks used to seal off most of the major roads ahead of the arrival of the dignitaries as well as of ahead of today's occasion so we're now waiting to see the rest of the procession will be seeing the body arriving will be hearing $21.00
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cannon shots the military honor for the who all who was a military general himself and now is being replaced by his son who's also military general and then we'll be seeing the rest of the procession will be hearing from his family as well as from the various dignitaries giving their speeches in farewell to the slain president in trees there be serious for them we're reporting live from and you may know there are many thanks. at least 13 coronavirus patients have died in a hospital fire in western india the fire destroyed an intensive care unit about 70 kilometers north of mumbai and for the 2nd straight day india is reporting the world's highest daily tally of cases with more than 332001 major hospital in new delhi says that it could run out of oxygen in the next few hours more now from elizabeth broughton who's in new delhi. what we know is that 13 coded 19 patients who were in the intensive care unit of this hospital in the city of the worst
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affected state. died when a fire broke out in the hospital in the middle of the night and we can see distraught family family members breaking down outside the hospital clearly angry that something like this could have happened this is happening just 2 days after another accident at another hospital in the state of maharashtra. on wednesday we had a leak in an oxygen tank that was supplying oxygen to patients on ventilators fixing that leak disrupted the oxygen supply and it led to the deaths of 2419 patients and all of this is happening while india's health care infrastructure and hospitals buckling under the pressure of the number of people with cases being hospitalized needing oxygen there is a critical shortage of oxygen in the country we've had. chief minister that's the state to lead pleading with the prime minister in that in the more do you to send oxygen to capital and to ensure. interrupted delivery because over the last few
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days we've had many hospitals in the capital saying they've only got a few hours of oxygen left reports all oxygen tank is being held up on the state borders leda is asking that this stop and also that oxygen be air lifted and so too is the director of one of delhi's biggest private hospitals the hospital who said that 25 patients passed away in the last 24 hours he says because of a shortage of oxygen. is bringing flights from india and pakistan for a month to help to curb the spread of. it comes after india reported the world's highest number of cases of those holes but it's the haul for travelers testing positive. that come from. the u.s. has recorded a drop in daily vaccinations for the 1st time since february in the past week about 3000000 doses were administered each day at it and an 11 percent decrease from the
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week before that's despite every american adult being eligible for the shots the slip in demand coincides with a surge in infections in some states. we are not military has issued arrest warrants for 26 members of the national unity government for the week ago it's not only led by aung san suu kyi who was asked to do as the country's leader in a military coup in february she's already detained on several charges the unity government says that it should be attending an emergency regional summit on the crisis this weekend the coup leader has been divisive which opponents say lends him legitimacy to reject his chain is following developments from thailand. the national unity government is a government in name only some of its most senior members including the president women and son suchi the state councilor still in detention as they have been since
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the coup there are probably isolated by their military captors and may well have no idea that this government has been formed others are in hiding around me and my son are in border areas and they had in fact been told that should be pushed to create a safe zone somewhere along the borders where these people could gather free from the fear of arrest by the military and actually start the operations of a proper government it's really been formed in part to stop other countries giving recognition and legitimacy to the military that hasn't worked in the case of assy and we know that senior gentlemen onli will be going to carter on saturday for that meeting and it may explain somewhat why c.n.n. hasn't communicated i think the asean leaders are unsure what this national unity government is who to contact indeed but there is an awful lot of anger within me
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and most certainly that we're seeing on social media. c.n.n. has turned to the generals and seems to be shunning this new civilian government. joe biden has committed the u.s. to. being a global leader on climate change the president opened a virtual summit today by announcing an ambitious reduction in carbon emissions critics though dismiss his plans as costly and ineffective white house correspondent kimberly pools of virtual global summit convened by u.s. president joe biden and invitation to world leaders to combat climate change collectively sorry our mistake is trying to is undeniable but the cost of going to action is key. united states is awaiting where resolving to take action biden announced the u.s. would cut fossil fuel emissions by up to 52 percent by 2030 the earth day pledge
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renews america's commitment following 4 years of inaction by predecessor donald trump it more than doubles america's target under the 2015 paris climate agreement that trump withdrew from and that biden rejoined when he took office well you know this just bursting into. song 40 world leaders participated including american adversaries russia and china china is the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases president xi jinping pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by $26.00 to adding this jab at the united states china has committed to move from carbon peak to carbon neutrality in a much shorter time span than what might take many countries just weeks after the u.s. and russia leveled sanctions against one another ask elating tensions russian leader vladimir putin said he takes international commitments seriously like hero and
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paris hinting the united states does not russia has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions to a greater extent than many other countries. but biden faces domestic challenges implementing his green economy or oil gas and chemical companies spent more than 100000000 dollars last year lobbying u.s. lawmakers to keep fossil fuel vehicles on the road speaking virtually before a congressional panel swedish climate activists gratitude back out to hold lawmakers accountable if they don't change i don't believe for a 2nd that you will actually do this because i'm a crisis doesn't exist in the public debate today and since it doesn't really exists in the general level of awareness is so absurdly low you will still get away with continuing to contribute to the destruction of presence and future living
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conditions president biden's announcement of a new u.s. goal for reducing greenhouse gas emissions is ambitious but what it lacked are specifics including a legislative plan a budget or any kind of proposal for meeting biden's new climate target kimberly help hit al-jazeera the white house still to come here on al-jazeera the minneapolis that put the job at the plant at brooklyn's united in grief for funerals held in the u.s. forget another young black man gunned down by a white police officer. at hospitals on the pressure as a teenager confronts its worst moment at the club at 19 and.
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hello there now that typhoon sergei and firmly moved away from the philippines we're seeing more settled conditions here sunshine coming through from manila 31 degrees much of the wet weather in southeast asia is going to be across the middle a potential we've seen intense storms here for cambodia and vietnam edging as well into thailand we could see localized flooding with those downpours are heavier and as we go into sunday some of the showers will be particularly heavy across sumatra but the rainy season is ending so things are drying up an area where things are not to drying off is australia that move in edge of queensland seeing quite a few intense storms as well heavy showers around cannes it's been rather a wet month there and that's going to continue over the weekend for the rest of the country things are looking rather dry and fine as we expect $29.00 degrees in perth it's further south the we're seeing colder conditions well cooler we've got some
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showers expected across victoria 18 degrees in melbourne and as we go into sunday that cloud is going to build up hoping across to new zealand things are going to cool down but plenty of sunshine ahead of that. thousands of children were removed from east timor during the indonesian occupation decades later i want to want to join these members of this last generation as they find their head home. on al-jazeera. al-jazeera with every.
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hello again this is 0 the main news this hour a funeral ceremony for chad's late president idriss deby is underway in the capital and jermaine are these live pictures from chad's capital baby was killed last weekend battling rebels who launched an offensive from libya his son will lead a transitional military council in the country for the next 18 months. at least 13 people have died in a fire at a hospital treating code 19 patients in india it comes as some paul spittles warned that short of oxygen due to surging cases across the country. the u.s.
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has pledged to harvard's carbon emissions by 2030 on the 1st day of a global summit on tackling climate change china says that it will phase out its use of coal from 2026. a funerals been held for dante riots the 20 year old black american shot dead by police during a traffic stop emotions run high coming just days out a few kilometers from where a police officer was found guilty of murdering george floyd john hendren reports now from minneapolis just a warning there are some disturbing images in his report to the family. dante to meet you is right it's become an all too familiar american scene a family gathered to mourn another black man killed by a white police officer my son had a smile that was worth a $1000000.00. 20 year old dante wright pulled over for an expired license plate on april 11th was shot by
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a police officer who says she meant to fire her taser but drew her gun instead. that officer tim palmer now faces a manslaughter charge don't say wright was killed in the midst of the trial of derrick chauvet a white police officer convicted on tuesday of murdering george floyd so this funeral drew many of the same dignitaries that attended that trial and 2 days after she opens conviction floyd's family was also here joining the right family in mourning all of minneapolis is that they are going to print up brooklyn set. going to pass the george throwing justice in leasing act as federal law we are going to make it against the law oh no over this country to keep bringing us to a few rules for our young prince. dante right to life. the
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right family lawyer ben crump who also represents the family of george floyd was introduced as the attorney general for black folks they became part of a fraternity that no family wants to be a part of. i don't see right lifted 2 year old son in a name that will now be added to the long list of black men in america who died at the hands of police john hendren al jazeera minneapolis. the u.s. senate has passed a bill aymond aimed at curbing hate crimes against asian americans which activists say have been on the rise since the start of the pandemic the bill was approved by $94.00 votes to one the measure would speed up the review of hate crimes at the justice department and provide support for police responding to reported incidents rights groups have recorded more than 3000 incidents targeting asian americans in the past here the american dream has ended for 85 deported honduran migrants as
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u.s. authorities look to undocumented migration the group of deportees landed home on wednesday it's the 2nd such flight this year return migrants were provided with food postal hygiene kits transportation and phone calls a high number of migrants have been living on duress following 2 back to back her ricans and the coronavirus pandemic. russia has announced that it's moving its troops away from its border with ukraine it said tens of thousands of soldiers into the region leading to tension with ukraine of its western allies moscow maintains that it was a military exercise but some equipment will be left behind for another drill this used to take place later this year they said and ukraine's president welcome the move but say they remain vigilant we have heard russia's announcement its announcement that it would begin withdrawing troops from the border of ukraine as i
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said we've heard words i think what we'll be looking for is action the united states will continue to monitor the situation more now from al-jazeera is but it's with who's in moscow. russia says it will have been withdrawn its troops from the border with ukraine by the 1st of may it was a mobilization that the russians said was a military exercise but that had concerned the u.s. the e.u. and nato the e.u. estimating that at one stage there were more than 100000 troops amassed along the border it's not a total withdrawal russia has ordered one unit to leave its armored vehicles at the base near the border by 120 kilometers from the border and to leave those vehicles there until the autumn and satellite photographs of shown tanks and vehicles many hundreds of them at this particular base and from saturday russia is closing access to that as off see through the carriage straight to ukrainian naval vessels this
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means that the ukrainian navy will not be able to access its eastern ports or the russia says merchant vessels will still be able to pass through the kurdish strait and these restrictions will be in place until the end of october again for what russia says are military exercises. meanwhile russia will continue with plans to close the kurds straight between the black and azoff sea is blocking ukrainian and other foreign navy vessels until the end of october moscow says that it's for naval exercises kiev calls it a violation of international law al-jazeera charles stratford joins ukraine's navy on the sea of as a. barrier pulls maritime guard head out across a see the crew's work with ukrainian navy monitoring a russian warships in waters both countries share control of according 282003
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maritime agreement but moscow recently deployed 15 warships to the azoff sea from its caspian fleet as part of a vast russian military build up along ukraine's borders in the. us the threat level has been the same since 2014 but in the past week we have seen more ships from the russian fleet including 8 landing craft 3 small artillery boats and other support vessels about 6 of the boats. the coast guard vessel just received a message from a. around. the russians asked the coast guard to identify themselves the 2nd circuit so they say about conditions in these conditions. we approach one of a number of large even crane in ships in the area monitoring russian naval and commercial shipping movements. you. name your flag and
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your route as the voice on the radio. russian flag coming from the caucuses is the reply russia has also announced the closure of the curch straight to ukrainian and foreign navy ships for the next 6 months because of what it describes as military exercises. it says commercial shipping will not be affected the waterway which is around 60 nautical miles from here connects the as all to the blank sea off crimea which russia illegally and mixed in 2014 kiev has accused moscow of provocations and trying to take control of its maritime borders. the 2003 hours of sea agreement between ukraine and russia they have rights under that agreement to be closed but when the agreement was signed there was no conflict between us despite mosco announcing on thursday a gradual troop withdrawal from the area its closure of the curch strait will
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restrict ukraine's and foreign navy movements in the region for months to come up at al-jazeera on the hours of see an abandoned nuclear power station surrounded by rubble and empty buildings isn't what most people associate with a world heritage site but that's what ukraine has in mind for chernobyl it began the lengthy application process through unesco this monday marks the 35th anniversary of the 96 nuclear disaster when a reactor at the power plant exploded supporters of the jailed russian opposition leader alexina ballet have urged him to end the hunger strike the head of the doctors alliance union says that he risks dying in a prison hospital the valley is in the 4th week of his strike is demanding access to his own doctor. the u.s. is sending aircraft to help find a missing indonesian submarine which will run out of oxygen on saturday it lost contact during a military exercise this week president joko widodo has ordered or out rescue
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efforts singapore and malaysia have sent there to help. around $130.00 migrants are believed to have drowned off the coast of libya after their rubber boat capsized that's according to the french rescue agency s.o.s. mediterranea which says that it's responded to describe distress calls from several boats in the area the un's migration agency says it's by the tragedy and is called on states to redeploy search for us lives in the mediterranean at least $100.00 palestinians have been injured in clashes with israeli police in occupied east jerusalem israeli forces have been trying to solve jewish anti arab activists for confronting a group of palestinians overnight stun grenades and water cannon we used to keep the groups a pass at one of the main entrances to the old city it comes after videos were shared on social media showing palestinian teenagers slapping orthodox jews on
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a train. argentina's health minister says the country is facing its worst moment of the pandemic its health care system is buckling as the country's death toll supposes 60000 restrictions have been reimposed but now that's putting a strain on an economy that's already in crisis so there's a boat reports from one assad us. it's become an all too common scene on the streets of one of citing. health care workers demanding better wages in the middle of the 2nd wave of the pandemic. says everyone's exhausted. we really can't take in more in the 2nd wave of infections nurses are at the front when it comes to the pressure of being put on the public health system in this pandemic without sufficient salaries and without recognition today nurses paid below the level of the basic food basket it's an outrage. infections are on the
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rise once again in argentina. deaths from the virus neared $60000.00 on wednesday and there is an average of around $28000.00 new infections every day the p one or man hours variant is already circulating in many jurisdictions in the country. health minister catalog we saw the says this is the worst moment of the covert pandemic for argentina the game is you will have a name yet this bill. this is the riskiest time since the beginning of the pandemic because even though we have a stronger health system even though we have health workers who are there did we also have an increase in the number of cases which threaten to overwhelm the health sector and we have concerning strains circulating which raise the risk of infection and day. last week argentina reimpose restrictions to prevent the spread of disease there's a curfew in place from 8 o'clock in the evening and a suspension of school classes in many areas in the province of one assayas last
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year the government imposed one of the strictest lockdowns in the world and because of it experts say the country prevented its health care system from collapsing the situation is different this year the government is trying to prevent the economic consequences caused by a total lockdown and that's why this time experts are concerned that the health care system could be compromised so you know. it is difficult to know whether the measures are enough or decisions are difficult if we don't shut down everything we'll have to extend the restrictions again and then again like last year it would have been better to do a strict lockdown this is what we will have to do until we have enough vaccines. like most developing nations argentina struggling to access vaccines to we not killing the population. so far around 6000000 doses have been applied in
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a country of 48000000 among them russia sputnik v. and china sign a farm. much more i needed to prepare the population for the difficult months ahead . and. now if you're not following the rules of a south korean hospital you can expect a telling off keamy the robot can detect if people are too close to each other or not wearing a mask properly private has met the robot in yangon just south of seoul. don't let those cute rolling eyes for you this robot is basically a pandemic policeman wandering the corridors taking the body temperatures of anybody it passes and if it sees a group of people too many people congregating together then he is straight in there do you. keep your distance he says and it doesn't stop there he can detect if you're wearing your mask properly or not and will tell you to put it
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straight and in this it seems he will not be thwarted. told you yes all right to kneel to the machine and when he's not busy keeping an eye on us he's off busy disinfecting the hospital day or night sweeping surfaces with these ultraviolet light rays it's all part of using the latest in technology to make our hospitals as safe as they can be and that could become the norm for the future on the was a known as this robot uses 5 g. vision technology developed by us which can detect mosque wearing and social distancing to provide a safer environment for patients and visitors and integrated with a centralized hospital wide smart system that can tell him where problems might be occurring such as people on wittingly gathering in numbers once more than ease off again in hot pursuit on his next bust. space x.
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is set to launch a cruise the international space station within the next half hour the. the mission will blast off from the kennedy space center in florida florida even the astronauts are from france the u.s. and japan that have already boarded the spacecraft on a launch was originally scheduled on thursday but the scratched due to bad weather conditions. for. these groups are really some of a dream for to get here in doha the headlines here a funeral ceremony for chad's late president addressed a b. is being held in the capital in jamaica baby was gravely injured last weekend battling rebels who had launched an offensive from libya he then died of his wounds on monday is.

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