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how to sell a massacre on al-jazeera. ready . al jazeera. or i have my kids in with the al-jazeera news are coming to you live from doha coming up in the next 60 minutes regional leaders in france's president paid their respects to charles former president idriss deby days after he was killed on the battlefields. in syria breaks another records in covert 19 cases deadly far tears through a hospital killing more than a dozen people. russia begins pulling troops out of a region near the ukrainian border after holding military exercises in
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a show of force. and a u. vaccine against malaria could be a game changer after clinical trials show it's 77 percent effective against the disease. and sport olympic bosses say athletes who make social justice protests at the tokyo games could be punished raising fs or kneeling for a national anthem won't be allowed on the field of play in japan. where we begin this new siren chants capital where a funeral ceremony is being held for the late president idriss deby he died from injuries he sustained on the battlefield last weekend after rebels launched an offensive from libya several foreign leaders are attendant to spite warnings from
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rebels to stay away the former president's son mohammad to stay b is no empire and will lead to a transitional military council for the next 18 months live now it's a hip or morgan who joins us from chad's capital before the funeral got underway. we understand was a missing held between france some members of the african union and the what can you tell us about this. have difficulties connecting with morgan and we'll try to reconnect with her but let's get some more context on this we can speak with. he's a researcher at the seal sports center for international studies and is an expert in the region he joins us from paris spice skype is creates a happy with this on the news while we wait for this funeral to get underway it's
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quite interesting is it no france really has thrown its weight behind the what appears to observers to be a military takeover in chad why is it doing this why is france taking this position . i sing of francis his prisoner of inspiration was charged on one side and the other side is expressed by a statement made by the exit. to the deaths of the b. fronts is quite concerned about the divisions within the army on the perceived believe in faith teams inside the gym and so do they want to that percentage of the maize the current transitional meat a council on december bush will sum up winning to get those are in but but they fear very much that the stick over by may actually split the army on
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create more to him are you in charge at the time france need young troops inside and so why is chad so important to france indeed not just the fronts but the rest of the the sahil region. well i simply started g.e. as been 2 morts the military but the military approach is. the only response to the challenges raised by. groups if some east or jihadi groups because they are not all of the same. and of course chad was the only the only army in the region that's willing and able to project troops and swear their flowchart became very important to be terry current operation. i must say this though i understand that france
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has to pay respect 'd to one of his allies in the region at the same time korean debates because diplomatic alevi or at the level of the t.v. show that these strategies is getting bay wrong and that there is a need to was seeing the use of the military means in the region if you want to curb the. group's activities on restore some kind of throw on order in the region you need refunds on the vents us claimed by many or medical but certainly days a tendency to keep the our means which mean the meter reader jake beyond any political reforms of the sort of the chances for this reform do you think in chads because father is says pass the mantle over to son mohamad to the state.
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is he a reformer or do you think the were like the. i doubt very much i mean that the a. i want discusses all of us just if you see the all too rose was 14 military general round. of uses where was it was the b. or the last 15 or 20 years played a major war in the provision inciting or opposition on beating and the democratic expression in this country so i don't know by which miracle those people could the moral crime or. political opening more transparency in the management of the resources of the state on rain thick with the rivers that are still moving around rooming around in so i thir it's going to be
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a difficult time because these transitional mitsui can commute will be contested was in the army for a number of prisons the 2 regional representation the age as well as my home not the city 7 is major in europe according to the constitution is shouldn't be. undone there are a lot of scores that need to be set because the b.s.a. is that so wary it's a difficult time i may understand the friendship concerns but certainly the french diplomacy at this moment is going to inflame the situation and not put it down ok i have challenging times and deed lie ahead. from the seals for thank you so much for sharing your expertise and analysis of us here on al-jazeera we appreciate it but let's head back to where we can join our correspondent at here about more
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again that funeral appears to be underway but before at hands there was a meeting held within regional players france the african union and the g 5 among them at what have we learned about this meeting 'd. let's look at the backup at which at this meeting and we're not having an awful lot of success with our lifes today unfortunately we will try to reconnect with her to get the latest on this but now let's turn to another story making waves in the region a new malaria vaccine is being hailed as a possible game changer in the fight eliminates the disease the oxford institute jabbers 77 percent effective in stopping infections it's no answer in larger human trials to rule out its any size affects well malaria kills half a 1000000 people every year many of them children or we can cross the it's
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a journey joint dream in nigeria i was probably talking a lot about the coronavirus over the last year or so but malaria is is a very big problem indeed across the african continent. bigger problem is is it in nigeria where you are. it's a very serious problem niger accounts for more than 20 percent of cases global cases and nearly 20 percent. deaths here and more than half the population is at risk of contract in many areas in fact a lot some statistics indicate that as much as 80 to 90 percent of the population is exposed to malaria so with the coming of this vaccine it will be welcome development for many and if you look at the incidence of malaria over the last one year during commute 19 you realized that
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a lot of people didn't get the help they need. because then hospitals were off limits to some people and i looked at people who are even afraid of going to hospitals for cases small cases so little infections like my mariya that many because of those little infections or small infections so cases multiplied over the past year and they were actually little or no treatment for many people and we expect that when statistics of malaria infections i will ease 420202021 you will notice a significant increase in the number of people affected by malaria were given this . if this vaccine this malaria vaccine to be safe and effective how much of a game changer would it be in countries like nigeria. it
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will it will be a very very important step for many sufferers of men and i remember as we said earlier the prevalence rate of malaria is very very high in fact 80 to 90 percent of the population is at risk and how about the question is how many people will take the money of vaccine we remember what happened to the test of the testing of another vaccine in congo some years back by fighter which is for a many that killed a lot of people it was scandalous here and then now we having some resistance in such a part of the country about to be covered 19 in fact if a lot of people warm up to the idea of malaria vaccine then it will drastically cut in front and maternal death rates in nigeria in fact maternal death rates in nigeria because of my native caused by malaria is up to 11 percent right now so if that happens it will be good news for health workers it will be good news for
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a lot of people exposed to malaria in nigeria and it certainly would bring us the latest from a budget in nigeria thank you so much oh. there's plenty more still ahead on this including a lack of medical supplies across kenya as forcing health workers to choose a saint in the battle against the kona virus. brain. there. and there are we'll tell you why this latest successful space x. launched has made history once again and as barcelona as plans get back to playing football as the club issues a statement saying it's still in the european super league. well as countries around the world try to speed up their coronavirus vaccination campaigns it's increasingly looking like a race against time this graph from the university of oxford compiled with data
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from johns hopkins university shows just how dire the situation is becoming you could see weekly confirms global coverage 19 cases have been rising sharply since february there are now at their highest level ever pushing the total number of cases so almost 5600000 well the situation in india is contributing to this new weekly records in global infections for a 2nd straight day it's reported the world's highest daily tally of cases at more than 332000 meanwhile the at least 13 coronavirus patients have died in a horse for so far in western india far destroyed in intensive care units about 70 kilometers north of mumbai one major hospital in new delhi says it could run out of oxygen in the next few hours of this with toronto has more from new delhi. what we
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know is that 13 coded 19 patients who were in the intensive care unit of this hospital in the city of the worst 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 24 clover 19 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
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state to lead pleading with the prime minister in that in their more do you to send oxygen to capital and to ensure. interrupted delivery because over the last few 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 they got hospital who said that 25 patients passed away in the last 24 hours he says because of a shortage of oxygen. indonesia is the latest country to restrict entry for people traveling from india it will no longer issue visas for foreign nationals who've been in the past 14 days the measures are effective from sunday only and the asian citizens will be exempt they must quarantine rules. canada is banning flights from
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n.p.r. and pakistan for a month to help curb the spread of covert 19 canada's health minister says half of travellers testing positive on arrival came from india arrivals from n.z. are also being restricted in new zealand it's been designated a very high risk country along with pakistan papa new guinea and brazil for wednesday only citizens and their families will be able to travel to new zealand from those countries. was infectious rise in kenya health workers say they're having to decide which patients get beds intensive care government hospitals are also desperately short of oxygen putting more lives at risk and as catherine sawyer reports from currency some people and companies are being accused of hoarding oxygen cylinders. jeffrey maloka his wife pauline died from 1000 complications in march a government isolation facility in quito in eastern kenya where they leave did not
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have enough oxygen. or way for suffering so we decided to move or to not obey we could so many hospitals by the awful one finally got one we want to quickly appeared on payment because 6 of the people were on the queue. in neighboring much cackles county health workers stay close to the intensive care unit or i.c.u. or 12 beds have been occupied for a while when we get there patients also require you care then there we talk surrounding neighboring countries to see whether we have beds available. the country's nearly 600 i.c.u. beds fill up fast and demand for oxygen has almost doubled to about 800 tons government hospitals don't have enough and health ministry official says thousands of cylinders are being hosted by individuals for private medical or industrial use . but their recent hope this is
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a country's largest privately owned steel factory it has stopped all production losing about $30000.00 u.s. dollars a day to provide the oxygen to hospitals for free i'm told and i'll get there yet but i. feel down with it every day. even if not nearly enough to me that one person is taking almost. 3. or. even it is impossible for anyone else. with this. to have the total collapse of the health care system but government wants to reach hard immunity to the disease through vaccinations as quickly as possible. 1000000 people have so far hired the fastow's of the un called a distributed astra zeneca vaccine but the supplies are running low and there's an insight into about the availability of astra zeneca for the 2nd jobs chuckles
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hospital has vaccinated about 1000 people but authorities are concerned about those falling ill and dying in rural villages so what have we done now we've required that every person who dies in my course has to be tested for it. did some of them before did at home especially all the people back in a look at tells us he wants the government to provide facilities for patients who cannot afford private hospitals so they don't go through the same trauma his family date katherine sawyer al-jazeera. at least 100 palestinians have been injured in clashes with israeli police in occupied east jerusalem israeli forces had been trying to stop jewish and arab activists from confronting a group palestinians overnight stun grenades and water cannon were used to keep the groups of parts one of the main entrances to the old city it comes after videos
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were shared on social media shy and palestinian teenagers slap an all too often excuse on a train. russia has begun moving troops away from its border with ukraine it sent tens of thousands of soldiers into the region into tension with ukraine and its western allies moscow says it was a military exercise and some equipments will be left behind for a drill later this year nato and ukraine's president welcomed the move but say they'll remain vigilant ferret smith has more on the troop withdrawal from 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 has 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
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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 the hours of see through the carriage straight to ukrainian naval vessels this 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 courage straight on these restrictions will be in place until the end of october again for what russia says are military exercises russia is continuing with plan sickles the carrier straight between the black and as of c blocking ukrainian and other foreign naval ships until the end of a tool almost says it's for naval exercises but have calls it
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a violation of international law chance for joint ukraine's navy on the sea events for. very appalls maritime guard head out across a see the crews work with ukrainian navy monitoring a russian warships in waters both countries share control of according 282003 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 were about 6 of those very off the coast guard vessel just received a message from a. around. the ross and also the coast guard so i think
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by themselves because they concern so they say about conditions in these conditions . we approach one of a number of launching training ships in the area monitoring russian naval and commercial shipping movements. you. name your flag and 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 off to the black sea off crimea which russia illegally an exciting 2014 kiev has accused moscow of provocations and trying to take control of its maritime
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borders. almost little over oprah the 2003 hours of c. agreement is 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 moscow announcing on thursday a gradual troop withdrawal from the area its closure of the curch strait will restrict ukraine's and foreign navy movements in the region for months to come up at al-jazeera only as off see. helicopters and $21.00 navy ships have been deployed to search for a missing indonesian submarine which will run out of oxygen on saturday vessels from malaysia india and astray are also on the way the u.s. is sending aircraft the sub and its crew of 53 wells contacts during a military exercise 2 days ago concern is growing that it may have sunk in waters too deep to reach. space x.
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has just launched its 3rd crew to the international space station 321 there. for the 1st it's using a receipt called fall could rocket and dragon capsule for a crew launch the russian has blasted off from kennedy space center in florida astronauts on board the endeavor are from france the u.s. and japan when it a funeral has been held for don't say writes the 20 year old black american shot dead by police during a traffic stop emotions run high just days after a police officer was found guilty of murdering george floyd a few kilometers away john hendren has more from minneapolis and a warning there are some disturbing images in his reports to the. family. dante to meet you is right it's become an all too familiar american scene
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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 a police officer who says she meant to fire her taser but drew her gun instead. that officer kim potter now faces a manslaughter charge don't say wright was killed in the midst of the trial of derrick chauvet the 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 prance up brooklyn set. going to pass the george throwing justice in
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policing 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 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. dante wright left a 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 us senate has passed a bill aimed at curbing hate crimes against asian americans that activists say have increased since the start of the pandemic the bill was approved $94.00 votes to one
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the measure would speed up review of hate crimes by the justice department and provide support for police responding to reported incidents where its groups have recorded more than 3000 incidents targeting asian americans in the past year alone . still ahead on al-jazeera myanmar's ruling military issues arrest warrants for members of the newly formed opposing governments and we meet south korea's multipurpose robots that's helping fights cope with 90. and a sports rafa nadal stays on course for a record extending 12th title in boxing. the weather pattern the stock of europe at the moment there's activity around the
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baltic states this activity off the coast of portugal and in fact if you look at the shape it's sort of an omega the greek letter room it's called mimic a block which means this area of high pressure is sitting here it's blocking the movement of the patterns anyway so you get persistence of type which means persistence of winter in sweden in the baltic states and in finland and a bit of a cold breeze at sea on the eastern side and persistence of rain on its way into portugal because that thing can't move very far either but in between the 2 high pressure spring sunshine temperatures are slowly rising as nice a mormon central western france you beat greece i have to say were necessarily losses stockholm's is only a slow rise in temperature we start off with more snow on the ground in stockholm on sunday again but bordeaux you do lose a bit of the heat boosts dent about 19 is where the average is or monday is rain crete slowly up from further size for north africa tunisia should see a mostly dry saturday this some sherry stuff likely in the far north of morocco the
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winds are telling though and that my end up being a haboob drawing blowing out of libya and into egypt but especially for the south. from. a family man. politicized by the forces of nature. will know for years. i can inform my documents his struggle for his community survival and builds a template for global action on climate change. the climate dialing a witness documentary on al-jazeera. vaccines a promising path out of the pandemic but implementing the greatest inoculation in history is testing the global community around the world. between rich nations and
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poor ones when it comes to vaccinating their populations from the geopolitics to the pure economics the misinformation and the latest developments what's going on here is very different for a start the vaccine comes in the form of the nasal spray special coverage of the corona virus pandemic. the op. this is al jazeera a quick reminder of the top stories for you this hour a funeral ceremony for charles late president idriss deby is being held in the capital region mena there he was seriously injured last weekend while battling rebels who force an offensive from libya to diets on monday. least 13 people have
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died in a fire at a hospital treating covert patients in india becomes a some all specials war and they're short of oxygen used to surge in cases across the country. and russia has started moving troops away from its border with ukraine and sent tens of thousands of soldiers into the region and into tension with ukraine and his western allies. china is calling on the u.k. to take action after its parliament labeled the treatment of weaker minorities and singerman genocide the chinese embassy in london called the accusations the law is off the century where british politicians back some motion blaming china for what they called crimes against humanity and genocide against the muslim minority u.n. experts believe a 1000000 weekers are being held in detention centers that china calls vocational sentance. myanmar's military has issued arrest warrants for the 26 members of the
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national unity government formed a week ago it's nominally led spy on sense that she was ousted as the country's leader in a military coup in february she's already been detained on several charges unity government says it should be attending to attending an emergency regional summit this weekend's leader has been invited which opponents say lends him legitimacy and in defiance of the military crackdown on protests dozens of demonstrators have again marched against the germans in young gone in carry analysts courting the national unity government they were only able to stay on the street for a few minutes before freeing after reports security forces were approaching well let's get more on the situation in cross to tory chang who joins us live from bangkok and tony let's start with these arrest warrants against the national unity
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government what kind of impact will they have. well not much at the moment because many of the members of the national unity government cabinet are already in detention like those senior members in the former president when mint you just mentioned or they're in hiding many of them in areas around the border with neighboring countries areas that are under the tree of the control of other ethnic forces at this stage the formation of the national unity government is for the most part symbolic but i think it was done very much to try and deny legitimacy to the military jets that both in the eyes of the people with them but i think importantly for those people outside in governments outside as well a lot of people hoping very much that with this as the end summit meeting the national unity government would be invited in some capacity but it does at this stage appear to have been shown by the southeast asian leaders meeting in jakarta this week and
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well let's talk about those leaders are meeting in jakarta says you think they're likely to find a unified line in their approach to me n. mar or have they already decided on one given that their national unity government aren't able to send representatives that well that does seem to be split emerging war that has emerged pretty much since the coup with malaysia indonesia and singapore on one side individually they've issued fairly strong statements decrying the coup and the violence that's followed in the crackdown in other countries like thailand which remain relatively silent but there's been a huge amount of anger on social media and on the streets of myanmar senior general minong lai has been invited and people are saying that his invitation gives legitimacy to the military coup. ali larter buddhist monks march
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through the city of mandalay holding up signs supporting the national unity government the shadow civilian government was formed to reverse any acceptance of the military genter at home and abroad the protesters have been outraged in the past week by ass chance decision to invite senior general minong lie to the leaders' summit. for those pushing neighboring governments to take a stand against the coup and the crackdown that followed it's a grave disappointment we are very very upset and sorry what is happening. is. welcoming. gender is killing its own people the chaos that's been seen on the streets of myanmar over the past 3 months has been disturbing for many within r.c.m. individually countries like singapore indonesia and malaysia have condemned the bloodshed and urged restraint the possibility of a failed state within the bloc threatens our claims of economic and political
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stability but others have remained relatively quiet expecting the protests would be limited and quickly suppressed within thailand is the country that has the best relationship with your most generals but the thais don't seem very keen on intervention which might explain why the thai prime minister is staying at home this weekend that lack of unity and failure to hold myanmar's generals to account a likely to be costly the world food program is warning that millions could go hungry in coming months and fighting in border areas could send refugees pouring into neighboring countries this is a maritime disaster in the making it's early stage but it could get worse the knock on effects from this crisis we're beginning to see a civil war failed state and there will be no end to it. protestors in dar way hold a candle lit vigil for the victims of the myanmar protests now more than 700 people
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but few are expecting more than thoughts and prayers for massey ends leaders. well at this stage we can't be exactly sure what's going to be. the leaders summit in jakarta on saturday but it is not an organization well known for its strong stance on the many people are expecting that apart from a statement and probably not even a very strongly worded statement there won't be very much action at all and that is a problem because as the situation spirals out of control is one of the few organizations that really could make a difference ok tony chang there live from bangkok tony thank you well the so-called american dream has ended for 85 deported migrants from honduras as u.s. authorities curb on documented migration they landed home on wednesday the 2nd such fight this year and were given foods personal hygiene kits transports and phone
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calls are slumbers of migrants have left on tourists following 2 back to back her ricans and the pandemic. argentina's health minister says the country is facing its worst moments of the pandemic its health care system is buckling as the death toll surpasses $60000.00 restrictions have been reimpose spots that's further straining an economy already in crisis stories about reports from one of these. it's become an all too common scene on the streets of one of us. health care workers demanding better wages in the middle of the 2nd wave of the pandemic. cassidy says everyone's exhausted and then up a lot 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 part of the public health system in this pandemic without sufficient salaries and without recognition today nurses paid
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below the level of the basic food basket it's an outrage. infections are on the 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 man hours variant is already circulating in many jurisdictions in the country health minister catalepsy saw the says this is the worst moment of the covert pandemic for argentina the game is you'll 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 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
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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 of scientists last 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 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 developed in nations argentina struggling to access vaccines to we not
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killing the population. so far around 6000000 doses have been applied in 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 . there is a war as decedent one of scientists. the us has recorded a drop in daily vaccinations for the 1st time since february in the past week urine stream 1000000 doses were administered each day and 11 percent decrease from the week before as despite every american adults being eligible for the shots the slip in demand coincides with a surge of infections in some states the u.n. security council is calling for an investigation into human rights violations in ethiopia's region and its 1st joint statement on the conflicts the council says it's concerned about reports of sexual violence against women and girls and it
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wants unfettered access to provide aid ethiopia says its military operation against the t. gray people's liberation front is an internal affair but welcomes offers of help or diplomatic editor james bays has more from the un headquarters in new york. the security council has finally broken its silence on the situation in t. gray the military operation there has going been going on for almost 6 months and in that time the security council hasn't managed to agree the words of a statement they have finally done so brokered by the arash ambassador geraldine byrne nascent she said that she felt that they'd heard the alarm bells about human rights violations and abuses taking place in t. gray they've issued a statement which talks about that it talks about deep concern about allegations of human rights violations and abuses including reports of sexual violence against
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women and girls you've seen widespread reports of that it was mentioned in a security council meeting about women in conflict zones we could go even seen lots of media reports including on al-jazeera the other factor that the security council highlights is the humanitarian situation where it says it wants scaled up humanitarian response unfettered humanitarian access this follows i think strong comments that came from the un's humanitarian chief mark local when he spoke to the security council behind closed doors around 130 people are believed to have droned off the coast of libya after their rubber boots capsized that's according to the french rescue agency s.o.s. many tyranny which says it's responded to distress calls from several boats in the area and the un's migration agency says it sat ends by the tragedy and has called on states to redeploy search vessels in the mediterranean. joe biden has committed
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the u.s. to being a group believe their own climate change the president opened a virtual summits on earth day by announcing ambitious reduction in carbon emissions the critics dismiss his plans as costly and then effective white house correspondent kelly holcomb reports. a virtual global summit convened by u.s. president joe biden and invitation to world leaders to combat climate change collectively the signs are on mistake of all the science is undeniable and the cost of going to action is keeps mounting united states is in a waiting game 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 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
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that trump withdrew from that biden rejoined when he took office but i knew 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 paris hinting the united states does not russia st used its greenhouse gas emissions to
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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 emberg 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 exist and 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 conditions. president biden's announcement of a new u.s. call for reducing greenhouse gas emissions is ambitious but what it lacked are
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specifics including a legislative plan a budget or any kind of proposal for meeting biden's new climate target can really help it al-jazeera the white house. if you're at a south korean hospital or not for uncovered $1000.00 bottles then you should expect a telling off kimi the robots can detect if people are too close to each other or not wearing a mask properly bright found 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. 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 straight and in this it seems he will not be thwarted. told you
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yes all right to neil 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 his 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 you plan on the water no escape you've got this robot uses 5 g. vision technology developed by us which can detect more squaring 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. wittingly gathering in numbers one small that it hope to suit on these next bust. well you've all been born where the mask keep your
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distance as still to come on al-jazeera will have the sport for you and athletes react to a ruling on taking the name it took you a little takes we'll have more from you from far away after the break.
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with. the best soon as the sun goes down the shouting down russia is a very challenging place to work as you join the live even though geopolitics here today you can do it it's not allowed to be a field to show you always pushing the problem this time for most always on the love dolly people are being detained for peacefully march here for the kids and family we are the while traveling the extra mile we oughta media go go we go there and we give them a chance to tell their story. the. the the in the o.r.
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. fabulous board here is far thank you so much the international olympic committee has confirmed that athletes who make political or social justice protests at the tokyo games could be punished actually showing their support for millen like black lives matter had become common in recent months of the i.o.c. say raising a fester kneeling for a national anthem will be allowed on the field of play metal podiums or at official ceremony it's all a big bosses say in a survey of more than $3000.00 athletes around 70 percent believe the field of play wasn't the appropriate place to protest slogans such as black lies matters won't won't be allowed on athlete clothing atala bigbang use words like peace respect and solitary are ok us hammer thrower when barry has described the i.o.c.
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as hypocrites who continue to silence athletes for capital gain athletes union the world players association has offered legal support for any competitors were sanctioned at the olympics to suggest. i want to question a little appropriateness is the effect why do you resolve to question your odeon protests that you will use you simply schooled the starting point to the eye and say used. i gave up hold the internationally recognized human rights of every one of you will be especially yes well there is a very proud history of absolute activism and even the only people in minot cells has recognized the champions not just john carlos and peter normal and direct this last have. and on the right side of history even though they were today and at the time so the right to freedom of expression is not an absolute right it can't be
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used to promote height but it can certainly be used to promote social justice and the world players association we have the players especially on the last 12 to 24 months who have played in a rowing team championing social justice the champion in gender equality united just who is this through school and from their example i think it becomes clear that means that rule is not going to be legitimate and its legitimacy is lost because the athletes choose to disregard it then clearly there's no close friend sanction and it's. if that needs to be challenged legally or through public compiling all throughout the forms of support of the athletes then amateur will certainly provide i wanted to support necessary. but stay said he had taken another big step towards qualifying for next season's european champions league maybe west brom 3 now to cement 3rd place in the premier league the $26.00 team champions are about chelsea tottenham liverpool and arsenal 4 of the teams involved in the el
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fated attempt at forming a breakaway european secret. for ball has become a huge industry you know so there is a business aspect to that can never that can never. be at the cost of supporters because they're the. as i said it's their game as well as the players and everyone that works for the football clubs are only custodians. arsenal's american owners say they have no intention of selling the club in a meeting with fans the directors said the decision to join the super league had been taken to try and safeguard the financial future of the club arsenal withdrew from the league on tuesday after protests by fans and criticism from players and the u.k. governments now it's our job individually. to try to rebuild that trust with everybody 1st with our support it with our fans and then with all the clubs in the premier league and then with everybody around europe and around the
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world around madrid and barcelona are the last team standing in the super league on thursday barsaat issued a statement claiming the league was a historic opportunity win unless it scored 2 goals as his team because tough a 52 to move up to 3rd in spanish league their 5 points behind leaders athletico but you're right every game is difficult and it's not about the name of the opponent we know and this can't do it's difficult for us but the same is happening to lady called the madrid today in madrid and to say that because i think we have 4 teams. close to each other to to fight for the title of the basket world is mourning the death of an up and coming star terence clarke who died following a car accident in los angeles a boston native clark was a college freshman at kentucky he entered the n.b.a. draft after playing just 8 games last season because of
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a leg injury but was still the team's top score clark was 19 years old for now meet again. terence clark whose promising young promising young on lashley who quite frankly would initially next year. he died in a car crash. are it is. these people. rafa nadal is closing in on a 12th barcelona open title the spaniard will face britain's cameron nor in friday's quarter finals on thursday he japan's kind of corry to get there and adel did lose the 2nd set went on to take the decider 62. ok and that is all your sport for now back to you thank you so much for labor drops that for this news are to keep it here on al-jazeera though it green finish can be with you after this very short break and i.
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president joe biden into the white house facing multiple crises including the coronavirus pandemic and a divided america 3 months on has he managed to follow through on campaign promises to fix the country stayed with this bespectacled coverage of biden's 1st 100 days in office on al-jazeera. i'm like a vase in the south of india to find out how a tiny box in this cave brought an extensive mining operation to a standstill coronavirus how he wept across the world with devastating effect and
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