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she. documents with night al-jazeera investigation how to sell a massacre on al-jazeera. there is no channel that covers world news like we do we revisit places stay on his or really invests in that and that's a privilege as a journalist. this is the news hour live from doha coming up in the next 60 minutes. gasping for breath india's coronavirus patients and doctors plead for oxygen as the world's highest number of corona virus infections push its hospitals to breaking point. chad mourns its long time president idriss deby killed on the battlefield several
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african leaders out in the french president attend his state funeral. as supplies are due to run out in less than an hour on board an indonesian submarine that's missing with $53.00 people on board. and a medical breakthrough a trial of malaria vaccine shows greater efficacy to prevent one of the world's deadliest diseases. and. all the sporting colluding rough on adult takes a step closer to cool extending 12 barcelona open title the spanish tennis star is into the semifinals of this year starting. we begin in india where the pandemic has taken an unprecedented toll on the country's poorly funded health care system for yet another day it's recorded the world's highest number. infections 333000 new cases in just 24
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hours hospitals are reporting shortages of beds oxygen and medicine to add to all of this a hospital far in the state of killed 14 kovac 19 patients from new delhi as about problem reports on the multiple crises confronting india. overcome with grief and anger this man and other family members of 14 people were killed in a fire at this hospital in maharashtra state broke down as they confronted staff the blaze swept through the intensive care unit or i.c.u. from other for me about unfortunately a major fire disaster happened at our hospital at about 3 am there was a sudden spark from the air condition and since there was a lot of oxygen supply in the i.c.u. it was completely engulfed within 2 minutes. 2 days ago in the same state a lake and an oxygen tank killed 24 clothed 19 patients on ventilators after their
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supply was disrupted many indian states are facing a critical shortage of hospital beds and oxygen supplies in the capital new delhi distraught family members a struggling to find beds for their loved ones. well i've been running around for a hospital to get my mother admitted since the 21st of april i visited all the hospitals in delhi they all say the same thing the beds and all debatable another patient my son is home who do i take care of i'm so stressed. reports of people dying because they can't find beds or oxygen are increasing every day this is one of new delhi's biggest private hospitals where the director said 25 people died in one day because of low oxygen supply the family of a 39 year old man who passed away says his oxygen was reduced without their knowledge and that his last words were please say. me they also say they counted at
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least $45.00 bodies and that a catastrophe has been covered up the hospitals chairman says they've never had any deaths in one day but he denies they were a result of oxygen shortage you delis leader has pleaded with prime minister that in the morty to ensure the uninterrupted delivery of oxygen to the capital after reports it was being stopped by bordering state. negativity towards we can't leave our people to die we need people to understand that every life is important to us i appeal to you on behalf of the people of delhi if concrete steps are taken the city will witness a catastrophe. and started climate or burial grounds work day and night the government has begun using planes and trains to transport the life saving gas elizabeth brannon al-jazeera new delhi. or here's some more background on india's oxygen shortage experts have been warning about it for some time now saying medical
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oxygen is expensive and complicated to transport that compounded pressure on creaking health infrastructure now the courts are stepping in judges in new delhi have urge the government to beg borrow or steal oxygen to meet the city's needs the government has begun diverting oxygen that was destined for the industrial sector to be used in hospitals while air force planes and trains are transporting large amounts of medical oxygen to filling stations across the country and take a look at these tweets from people describing how their sick relatives oxygen is almost gone and that's backed up by medical centers who've been putting out s.o.s. messages giving a time frame of when they think it will run out. arnab cyc is a generous and a senior correspondent for scrawl which is an india based news websites he's written extensively on the cave in $1000.00 crisis in india he joins us now on
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skype from new delhi many thanks for taking the time to speak to us on al-jazeera how dire is the situation on the ground in india in its hospitals a little of our situation is very of your thoughts and griffith the latest coming out of austin so people are literally you know gossiping but at. night because there's not. india has a black eye in the been because the docks in that wyman's around the house and the guns and you know it was supply of farms if you want to just or was them talking to us and that's economic times accused around that argument that guns student you know who are due to the critical industries which cannot be we don't so it is a massive shock for oil and a lot of that shortfall and by the fact that transporting. to the hospital has
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a complicated process and india is also running out of that are going to and those that used once fought over. the more effective is the not been simply not can i ask what why has this situation escalated so quickly because just a week ago the central government was saying the india was consuming less than 60 percent of a steady oxygen production for medical use so how did we get to this point. as you may have noticed kids are growing at a very merry. christmas and to date unfortunately as i pointed out before you know we do not often lands in the state senate looks to be high points and states that invest capital delhi and small medium ought to be manufacturing asking. anybody would be india's largest state and wonder what effect it. has.
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then there is another big state not just one like the states and you know much of this which has no production of its own so that has been you combine your problems you want the shot fired there is as i said up the your geography bill and biggest problem most of the. lands of ponce britain is to be in the up and most of them were industrialized bins of the country sort transporting oxygen. and stop the government would be so full of its little rice right now so even if the government began divesting oxygen that was initially meant for the industrial sector if it managed to get all of its oxygen to the hospitals would that be enough oxygen. unfortunately not because they was born yesterday during an emergency here they tell you michael what about in the us on
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wards said often requirements pozen metric tons if the underproduction is just a was so not in that sense and not mind you not one up and so not me and no one to the medical use because there are no industrious which are not who are not out there not student not crazed at all you don't want to be region and in a nuclear reactor those which need at least someone of oxygen and one of the shows say about a monster around the guts so by that measure all are off the docks your no reply. production by nearly 70 percent. of the government say that they were unexpectedly hit by the severity of this fed wave is that fair or could they have done more could they have been better prepared. the big could and should have been better bet for instance you know there are. hostages
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that have onsite into oxygen that you know they're cheap inexpensive and easy to set up the government of india did it's not intended to set up one 6th of the subs plants but has already said they've gotten to stand there is doing well at the bottom 26 months up there and then we get it up in december they awarded contacts but an investigation that i did with the legal release that was 162000000000 told you're up and running and this sort of heads to a large extent you know or at least you know that they could have taken the load off because it does and one of. you know because i think you have done it with a problem that's 40 knots of your soul. if you do not do i it's much i'm sure about an enlightened view that live in the windows but when the number of beats need to drop got to be what in your opinion has gone so wrong when it comes to cohabit in india. i think got
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a lot more. devious things that we saw in the lead but i don't know if you know one of the central government and the prime minister himself declaring victory when it was obvious that it was that in wasn't it does just that it had been several other countries are going to not see it hasn't been bombed obligations of all sauce you know the war. they don't know what elections are just the elections going on in all those elections. you know really massive by position that all of that really just congregations i don't know it's bull me like you know why or where. you know i'm going to do it to them we love reading back to the guy when did see a little bit more troops those on the patients so all of that would have been avoided but i'm going to be the situation right now a really good to get your thoughts many thanks for speaking to us on al-jazeera
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thank you fun well neighboring pakistan is deploying troops to help local police and force new social distancing measures a prime minister imran khan says the decision is in light of a steady increase in deaths and infections he says while they won't be a lockdown right now cities will be shut down if pakistan situation gets as bad as india's the japanese government has imposed a state of emergency in tokyo a soccer. go as infections prime minister you're shaheed a super is facing pressure to add after a sharp rise in infections russia is keeping people home from work for 10 days in early may to help curb the spread of cova 19 their president vladimir putin says he will support the suggestion by health officials at a time when many russians go on holiday. an emergency meeting of health experts is about to be held in the u.s.
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they feature use of the johnson and johnson corona virus vaccine the centers for disease control advisory committee has been reviewing the job after 6 cases of severe blood clots were found in female patients the c.d.c. recommended a temporary pause of the vaccine 10 days ago are dated guidelines to be announced at today's meeting let's go to our correspondent allen fisher's live in washington d.c. so what exactly are we expecting to hear from the c.d.c. today. well from this meeting in atlanta we have discovered that there are no 15 cases that have turned up of people suffering from blood clots all of them women 1000000 injections administered by johnson and johnson that number of 15 more than twice the number that we had 10 days ago there were 6 instances in 6 and a half 1000000 cases and that is why the government decided to put a halt to the jordan johnson and vaccination temporarily know the c.d.c.
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has a number of things they can do they can get 10 year to put a pause on the vaccinations until they get more information but many of the scientists at the c.d.c. think they have enough information to come to a decision that could possibly say no more johnson and johnson vaccinations that would be a surprise what is likely to happen most people think is that it will fall european model remember 3 days ago europe decided to go ahead with the johnson and johnson vaccination but there would be some warnings to certain groups and it seems that the americans may well follow that path as well we should know in the next couple of hours if they do that means $10000000.00 vaccinations can be taken off the shelf and put into the system but joe biden has already said that the temporary pause on johnson and johnson won't hit the numbers that they are processing at the moment remember more than half of the citizens in the united states have already received part of the vaccination at least and so this program is still going on so in the
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next couple of hours we should find out what is going to happen with the johnson and johnson vaccine which initially was very popular because it was one and done and people thought this was a good thing 15 cases in a 1000000 injections it's up to the scientists to decide how they want to proceed next and thanks for that and fresh live in washington d.c. . a report by the u.s. regulators has found use of a corona virus vaccine while pregnant appears to be safe the centers for disease control study data from 35000 pregnant women who took the pfizer or madonna vaccines the number of complications recorded was similar to studies done on women before the pandemic but officials say more work needs to be done on the effects during the early stages of pregnancy and the malaria vaccine is being hailed as a possible game changer in the fight to eliminate the disease the oxford institute
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jab is 77 percent effective in stopping infections it's now entering larger human trials to rule out any side effects malaria kills half a 1000000 people every year many of them children. agent hill is the director of the jenna institute at the university of oxford he says the vaccine looks safe and is the most effective developed so far. i think it's going to be very important for a few reasons really firstly it's more effective than anything that has been reported on before the world health organization wanted the 75 percent effective vaccine this is the 1st time we've gone just anyone's gone just above that level with 77 percent really importantly it can be manufactured that loss at large scale and we're hearing from the syrian institute of india today that they will be able to produce 200000000 doses or more on registration of this vaccine and so far very importantly the vaccine looks serve in small numbers 450
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trials some chicks we know are planning to go into a much larger trial to try to get this scene registered so it can be used for times as many people died in africa from malaria last year has died from coated and africa has registered many. vaccines on emergency use legislation so if we could do the same for malaria we would get registered much faster assuming the the the results are good enough because the last malaria vaccine went into phase 3 took another 6 years to get a decision from the regulator authority that really is too slow these days. smo ahead on the news hour including. here in memphis thousands city takes a stand against
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a planned oil pipeline. also myanmar's ruling military issues arrest warrants for members of the newly formed civilian government. and in sport we take a look at what women's rugby is doing to tackle concerns over concussion injuries. a funeral has been held for a child's late president idriss deby debbie dies from injuries he sustained on the battlefield last weekend after rebels launched an offensive from libya have been morgan reports from. with these charts chats army and people said farewell to their former leader. 4 days after the announcement of his death a funeral service for the president of 3 decades was held in the capital's largest
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public square. it was attended by heads of neighboring countries senior regional officials and family. services the whole country and its people can feel my pain as a wife who has lost her husband in difficult times we've lost a country man and the head of our family interestedly to me was the exemplary husband guiding father and counselor all these characters in the one man whom we have lost there be died from injuries he sustained fighting the rebel front for change and concord group in the northern region of can am coming to power in my 990 after overthrowing his predecessor the same heartbreak his tenure was filled with rebellions as well as coup attempts after military council took over following debbie's death his son a military officer 37 year old mohammad debbie is now head of state the country's constitution parliament and government have all been dissolved and the charter put out to guide the country for the next 18 months they do studies that close
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a chapter in chats history that lasted for more than 30 years but the one that's opening now is presenting challenges many opposition leaders as well as other groups have rejected having debbie stone as the new leader as the military council calls for dialogue others are calling for labor strike all this as chad faces threats internally and externally. the rebel group has declared it will continue fighting and take over the capital in. chad is also part of the countries involved in counterterrorism operations in lake chad and along the border with mali and nigeria before the funeral chad strongest ally france's president emmanuel micro met the military council and the g 5 country leaders to discuss security. france will not let anybody question or threaten today or tomorrow child instability and territorial integrity. to ensure that the promise was made for all parties
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stability inclusive. and democratic transition this is what we want. to have many of debbie supporters who came for his funeral could not hide their grief and. we should be strong and not lead this country go to waste we are all mourning but we should not forget that he died for this country so we should unite and try to make this country move forward. to the people we need to be united for the country's stability for the country's security and for its territorial integrity and not everyone is happy the military is in charge but they're open to dialogue so we should take that as not 1st debbie is being buried next to his father's grave in the eastern town of us and to the world he was one of africa's longest serving leaders who died in conflict to most of the opposition he was a ruthless leader who denied them changing government and to others in chad he will be remembered as the man who led the country during difficult times people morgan.
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is a specialist on the sahara waging on the security analysts for affray security think tank he says people in charge hopeful the new leadership will change the status quo . 31 years is such a long time and it is you know it is no excuse what this was seeing the opportunity for change in the country and the portentous to the country in a baritone that will bring real development not just security because that has been the excuse that the government has use so far to justify its lackluster performance france is the key is a key ally of the former president deby in fact many would argue that they're this reconstituting actually that isn't is the france in the past because of the unknown to whom in germany so it's no surprise that prison micro despite the the talk of democracy and all of those the good language is it to all do the words for the work
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of cinema somewhat endorsing it is what i'll call a soft coup but that has always been a legacy legacy of fronts in the continent france are managed a fight after some transition into other african countries in the bomoh family got more family in total so many of us who move the legacy of from one of the not surprised but i think if you look at the route chart he didn't have a security encore for region and also in the brought us to her i can you can only make an argument that france will be watching child very clued clues really what it wants someone who can't sort of maintain distance or school but for us in africa we don't want to post who die robs the child our rob the region of progress towards democracy. that's less than an hour's worth of oxygen left on an intonation submarine that when messing with 53 people on board search crews have been working
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in waters around the island of bali and other countries have also been helping families of those on board say they're praying for loved ones jessica washington reports now from jakarta. by and by sea the search grows more urgent as the parts 53 sub mariners were on board the carolina 4 o 2 in waters north of bali on wednesday morning they were taking part in what should have been a routine training exercise when contact with the vessel was lost but. the submarine is now silent there's no sound we can only use sonar the search is reaching a critical point even if the submarine is intact those on board will soon run out of oxygen until the deadline which 3 am on saturday we will maximize every effort experts are concerned the submarine may have sunk too far and collapsed under extreme pressure. the deeper
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a submarine goes by old water pressure increases on the submarine every 10 meters there is one kilogram of pressure added to each centimeter of the body of the submarine indonesia's neighbors singapore and malaysia are says sting with the search and australian navy vessel is also on side. internation authorities say the submarine was in good condition despite being built in the late 19 seventies it completed a true year refitting process in south korea in 2012 and recently completed its scheduled maintenance in indonesia on thursday indonesian military personnel spotted an oil slick in the sea that officials say could indicate a fuel leak for many of the family and friends of those on board the carolina 4 o 2 the ordeal is too much too bad. his wife said i want to be with him i miss him but i can't because he has to work i
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said be patient but now we have heard this information. got married 2 months ago before going on the submarine mission. before he left he was hoping that when he got back he was hoping they would have a baby instead her family like dozens around indonesia now faces a painful wait for answers just a washington al-jazeera jakarta. still ahead on al-jazeera we join ukraine's navy as a patrols a sea of azoff as russia starts to pull troops back from its eastern border. and why women are much worse affected by climate change than men. and this world champion cricketer has some bad news for indian premier league founds details coming up in.
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hello there conditions are looking hot and dry across much of the middle east temperatures in the gulf edging up to the early forty's it's a plenty of hot dry weather here they will dip down slightly as we go further into the weekend with the change of wind a similar story for the live and temperatures really rising up here iraq's in 42 degrees in baghdad and across into iran we've got 29 degrees in tehran that is going to edge up as we enter the new week 31 degrees on monday but as we head to africa this is where the unusual weather story is we've got a tropical flight clone off the coast of tanzania that's expected to make landfall on sunday though it is easing as it heads towards dar es salaam so we will see some heavy rain some strong winds as well and we'll keep an eye on that for much of
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central africa those showers will continue particularly heavy across west cameroon and the democratic republic of congo as we go into sunday you can see those yellow peaks there further south things are cooling temperatures in capetown reaching around the early twenty's it will be some rain across the eastern cape. for. me on al-jazeera. from a 3rd wave to the vaccine rollout the latest developments as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread around the world al-jazeera is emmy award winning investigative program is back exploring the folk lines in the u.s. . 16 years since last elected new leaders palestinians go to the polls but will the elections be freed from foreign interference from hostile to hostile more hotels
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explodes q political conflicts from the perspective of iconic hotels on the frontlines and former south african president jacob zuma goes on trial for corruption. may on al-jazeera on counting the cost the climate emergency price of going green and why it doesn't need to cost the earth new zealand's an unlikely leader an economics becomes the test bed for controlling house prices no gold deposits so why is it one of iraq's biggest exports counting the cost on al-jazeera. you're watching out as a reminder our top stories this hour for yet another day india has recorded the
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world's highest number of infections more than 332000 new cases in just 24 hours hospitals are reporting shortages of beds oxygen and medicine. a funeral ceremony for charles light president idriss deby has been held in the captain jed mena was seriously injured last weekend while battling rebels. on monday. a new malaria vaccine is being held as a possible game changer in the fight to eliminate the disease is 77 percent effective in stopping infections it's now entering larger human trials to rule out any side effects. french prosecutors have opened a terrorism investigation into the killing of a police officer the attack took place in a town outside of paris at the entrance of the station where the officer worked fellow officers say she was stabbed in the neck before police shot the suspect who
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later died in hospital president emanuel mark hall has tweeted that his country will not give in to terrorism myanmar's military has issued arrest warrants for 26 members of the national unity government formed a week ago it's nominally led by aung san suu kyi who was ousted as the country's leader in a military coup in february government says it should be attending an emergency regional so summit this weekend instead of the coup leaders been invited which opponents say lends him legitimacy. and that saturday meeting is off the association of southeast asian nations as the coup in the brutal crackdown that followed her on top of the agenda tony chang reports from bangkok. buddhist monks marched through the city of mandalay holding up signs supporting the national unity government the shadow civilian government was formed to reverse any
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acceptance of the military giunta at home and abroad the protesters have been outraged in the past week decision to invite senior general men on line 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 which 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 block threatens our claims of economic and political 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
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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 $700.00 people but few are expecting more than thoughts and prayers from a c. ends leaders tony ching al-jazeera bangkok. the jailed russian
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opposition leader of on the has ended his hunger strike after more than 3 weeks of army had been urged by allies to end the protest duties to terri's in health condition it been demanding access to his own doctor russia has begun moving troops away from its border with ukraine it sent tens of thousands of soldiers into the region leading to tension with ukraine and its western allies moscow says it was a military exercise and some equipment will be left behind for a drill later this year well nato and ukraine's president welcomed the move but say they'll remain vigilant. well although it's pulling back troops russia is continuing with plans to close the coach straight between the black and as of c. that will block ukrainian and other foreign naval ships until the end of october which kiev says is a violation of international law moscow says its finagle exercises which are
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structured join ukraine's navy on the sea of as old. very oppose maritime guard head out across a foggy as 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 was ships 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 a support vessels were about 6 of the boats marry off the coast guard vessel just received a message from a russian around the world. the russians asked the coast guard to i think
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avoid themselves because they concern so they say about conditions in these conditions. we approach one of a number of launching craning 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 extent 2014
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kiev has accused moscow of provocations and trying to take control of its maritime borders. when was a little over oprah it's 2003 as of c agreement is between ukraine and russia they have rights under the 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 coach straight will restrict ukraine's and foreign navy movements in the region for months to come just often al-jazeera only as off see. well lead as a holding a virtual meeting on climate change for a 2nd day joe biden has praised the renewed commitment by many countries to cuts emissions the u.s. has pledged to halt its emissions by 2030 we've made great progress in my view so far and i'm grateful to all the leaders who have announced new commitments to help us meet the existential threat of climate change this summit is a start a start of
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a road that will take us to glasgow for the un climate change conference in november where we're going to make these commitments real putting all of our nations on path to a secure prosperous and sustainable future today's final session is not about the threat of climate change poses it's about the opportunity that addressing climate change provides an opportunity to create millions of good paying jobs around the world and innovate and innovative sectors. i was house correspondent in washington d.c. some big promises that from the u.s. president on climate change how politically palatable are they in washington. well there is some pushback from not just conservatives where you would expect but also from some members of the president's own democratic party particularly from progressives those are sort of the further left in the political spectrum of the
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democratic party and what they're feeling is that joe biden didn't go far enough you'll remember that the white house has really been touting this announcement by joe biden that there would be a reduction by 2030 of up to 52 percent of a mission levels down to the sort of 52 percent of the 2005 levels but environmentalist and some progressives are saying you know it should really be about 70 percent reduction so we're not happy with this announcement now on the other side at the other end of the political spectrum the conservatives or republicans are saying you know this is really not the time to be investing in clean energy given the fact that this is going to cost jobs they say and the jobs that are supposed to replace some of these energy jobs that we lost in the clean energy sector well you haven't really figured out a pathway for creating those just yet that may be some time and so there's a lot of criticism but there's another problem too and that comes with just the
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american lifestyle in general while the most americans seem to in theory agree that something needs to be done about climate change when it comes to sort of those practical day to day decisions such as whether or not to order takeout food to have delivered or have your groceries delivered or even ordering online from amazon with a cheap imported product they don't want to give those luxuries up and it will really mean in order to implement this vision making some serious life style changes so these are some of the challenges that joe biden has got ahead of him in trying to push this forward and that's why he had this transportation secretary talking today as well as top business leaders like michael bloomberg and bill gates in order to try and encourage all americans to get on board with this plan. kemi hall kits there for us in washington d.c. many thanks well a u.n.
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report says women are living in the shadow of climate change the findings by the into government panel found that women are more vulnerable than men because they represent the majority of the world's poor and proportionally more dependent on threat natural resources and found that women's vulnerability to climate change stems from a number of factors including social economic and cultural 70 percent of the 1300000000 people living in poverty globally are women they also predominate food production but own less than 10 percent of our culture land joining us live from washington d.c. is a tiana scuzz ora she is directive the gender equity and environment program at the sierra club many thanks for speaking to us on our jazeera so we listed some facts from that study from the u.n. but paint a picture for us why does climate change just pull disproportionately affect women
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more than men. sure hello and happy earth day happy earth week thank you for having me and like you said this is a big moment right now i know a lot of people around the world are looking to the united states commitments on the paris agreement for what our future for the global planet the environment will look like i despair club we believe that all people deserve clean access to clean air clean water and a safe and healthy environment however as you outlined that is not the reality currently for far too many people and what we see is that climate change really exacerbates existing inequities both racial and gender and we've seen those inequities surface all too clearly this past year during the current global can demick. fires in california freezes and texas droughts globally are not on hold and are building upon some of the existing vulnerabilities
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that women are facing socially economically and culturally as climate emergencies foursome homes vanish we're expecting 20000000 people to migrate from their homes to syria alone and that might have mass migration threatens women and girls safety and health environmental challenges risk gender based violence for too far too many and the burden of care that women face in the home is harder to jump back from in the face of global climate disaster a lot of what you're describing is the impact in poor countries what about in rich developed countries is it also the case that climate change affects women more than . so this year club and we do the women environment development organization published a report actually last year outlining in the united states the specific differential
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experience that women and men have based on where they work where they live and and like we said it maternal health for women in the united states is at risk to the air pollution from living near a coal fired power plant or exposure to pesticides some of these environmental challenges are absolutely pertinent to women in the united states and other parts of the global north many thanks joining us on al-jazeera a. directive agenda equity an environment program at the sierra club. u.s. politicians and activists are rallying against the construction of an oil pipeline in the u.s. city of memphis environmental activists put at risk the drinking water of low income residents the majority of whom all black my new republic reports for months
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residents in south meant this have been fighting against the construction of an oil pipeline dorsey says she's worried over what it might mean if a proposed oil pipeline were to cut right through the neighborhood she's lived in for most of her life my file. why now would be buying it the rule man neighborhood there's a growing movement among the local population against the plans for the energy project the concern from activists like justin g. pearson is over the ground being proposed for the pipeline which is expected to pass over the memphis aqua for so one of the most severe negative consequences is to our environment they're planning to build a $1500.00 p.s.i.i. crudo a pipeline atop the memphis sandakan for which supplies drinking water to over a 1000000 people in addition to this they're building at the top an area that's the most seismically active in the southeastern part of the united states. the pipeline would also pass through box town a predominantly black neighborhood that critics say is already exposed to pollution
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from several nearby industrial sites in recent weeks a growing chorus of voices have spoken out against the project including at least 28 members of congress and former u.s. vice president al gore it is reckless racist it is a real we're trying to stop this i cloud it's called the i tell you i climb the memphis mayor just came out of days ago which gave us all some great encourage with the 2 companies i know believe the city with threats of lawsuits i do they are everywhere even though they are legal theories are often nonsense but let's assist standing up. because the black citizens of memphis and they're not why our lives are standing up to say no more on this and on the rise a controversial aspect of this pipeline and others like it across the united states is the use of nationwide permit 12 which allows fossil fuel companies to fast track
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projects like the behala connection pipeline the parent company responsible for the project valero energy corp did not respond to our request for a comment but the company has defended the project promising the pipeline will meet environmental standards well we can speak now to a manual repair his life for us and men this man a break down for us where the battle between this oil pipeline company and activists currently stands. there's a lot of anticipation right now over what exactly is going to happen between lawsuits between the threat of lawsuits but this fight that's going on between activists and this company wants to build a pipeline over this all prefer here in this part of the united states now bring you into the scene a little bit it's been raining a little bit on and off here in memphis tennessee and a lot of the rain that doesn't turn into a runoff that flows into the mississippi river right behind me will be filtered down into the sand awkward for of memphis and it's precisely this awful for that's
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at the heart of the controversy with the by haley connection pipeline every day millions of gallons of water are pumped out of this offer to provide safe and clean drinking water to the residents of memphis and the surrounding communities here and it's a very important it's a very important and large aco for we've been told that it's somewhere around the size of of lake michigan so it is really quite massive and what we're hearing from environmental activists as well as celebrities and politicians and as you saw from from our report even from vice president former vice president al gore is that not only does this have social implications because of where the pipeline is being routed but environmental activists are saying that if this pipeline were to rupture it could seeped into that groundwater and have a devastating impact on not only the groundwater but the the local environment the natural environment of this area now why are they so concerned about the possibility of a rupture of what happens to be due to the fact that this part of the country sits
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on the new magic fault line one of the most seismically active places in the southwestern united states and it happens to sit right on the border of tennessee mississippi and arkansas just on the other side of the mississippi river so that is one of the major concerns now where does this stand right now what we're hearing from activists is that both is that due to the pressure from activists and from politicians the project itself construction has stalled it's been put on hold but it doesn't mean that the lawsuits are over it doesn't mean that the legal challenges are over and it doesn't mean that this is not a focal point in this larger nationwide movement against this pipeline and pipelines like it. many thanks for that money my 1st but in men still ahead on al-jazeera and sports athletes react to ruling on taking in the at the take care impacts on us here with that story.
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it's time for the sports he istana thank you very much money while tennis star rafael nadal has taken a step closer to a record of extending 12th basilan open title he 20 time grand slam champion now has looked great in his home country home. they picked a spot in the semifinals by beating the cameron nori in straight sets currently ranked 3rd in the world and is looking to win his 1st title of the year. and recently monte carlo masters champion is defined. extended his unbeaten run to 8 matches the 2nd seed had
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a convincing 6363 victory over canadian felix or at least to me thank you enough a set yannick center for days and sunday's frank. arsenal are about to kick off in the 1st match since we're drawing from the european super league the globe. ahead of their home game against everton thousands of fans have been protesting against on a stand. demanding that the american steps down the majority of arsenal supporters are furious about the club's involvement in the breakaway european torment the owners say however that they have no intention to sell the club the international olympic committee has confirmed the athletes who make political or social justice protest at the tokyo games could be punished athletes showing their support for
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movements like black lives matter had become common in recent months but the i.o.c. say rising raising their fists to or kneeling up for national anthem won't be allowed on the field of play podiums or at official ceremonies or at least union the world players association has offered legal support for any competitors who are sanctioned to at the olympics. to suggest that i answer is i want to question and appropriateness is the effective way to resolve a question or a podium protests at the olympic games is easy with. the starting point for the i.o.c. is decided that we gave up hold the internationally recognized human rights of every one of you will be guides especially athletes and there is a very proud history of athletes activism and even the olympic movement itself has
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recognized the champion such as tommy smith and john carlos and peter norman and directors last have been 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 used to promote height but it can set to be used to promote social justice and the world plaza says we have the type to wait for the players especially out of the last 12 to 24 months who are playing heroic in championing social justice in championing gender equality you know it just causes 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 place for any 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 what it is supposed necessary they find games
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in the women's work the 6 nations time and to kick off on saturday half the women battle on the field there's growing concern about repeated blows are doing to their brains just a couple of the reports. preparing for the big day england's red roses will take on france watched by what's expected to be a record television audience. rugby is the fastest growing sport for women in the u.k. and globally it's played by $2700000.00 women and girls former player nick evans will be watching and hoping any injuries are taken more seriously now than a decade ago when she played for wales i used to get really quite quite regular concussions but it wouldn't be something that i'd necessarily share with the coach i wouldn't i wouldn't want to be taken off the pitch i wouldn't want to have had
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a week out or 3 weeks out parliament is investigating links between concussion in sport and long term brain injury inquiry into concussion in sport doctors told a committee last month that women are twice as likely as men to suffer concussions in sports. despite the greater likelihood for women to suffer brain injury it's male athletes who are given priority when it comes to medical care and research into detection and prevention the risk calls for consume because by study on the average woman's hits a small it's a hypothesis that's been raised but as far as i know no one knows has done a proper study on that sofa beside smaller heads and necks there are other theories about why women's concussion levels are higher hormones or women more likely to report a concussion at this hour which a practice session the coaches use touch base training sparingly tackle and
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teaching the girls had a fall safe play as many concussions are caused by head slapping the ground parents are warned to watch for any signs of concussion and the players themselves are very aware of the most important thing is that you're safe and like you don't go to play back to play too soon because repeated especially repeated concussions they can be like devastating long term the benefits of exercise are well documented and to ensure the joy of playing remains the sport of rugby is looking to reduce risks as the ultimate goal jessica baldwin al-jazeera england england cricket star draw for archer high as it would draw on a farm at this season's indian premier league the fast bowler had missed the start of the campaign for his team the right to stand royals he's undergone a surgery to remove fragments of glass from his finger on top of that arch as being a nursing a long standing elbow injury that for me a 1000000 and that's it from
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a man inside for this news hour now marry him the money will be back in a moment in london but more of that day's news day. 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 stay with this bespectacled coverage of biden's 1st 100 days ago on al jazeera if the political debate show that's challenging the way you think i
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want to know where you're to stand on cancer culture decreasing the range of ideas that can be heard from international politics to the global pandemic and everything in between if tech companies are the ones with all the power what do we do what's the solution 'd or get organized what are world leaders or governments missing thread talking about targets like 2040 we're trying to talk about what now up front with me while i'm on here on al-jazeera. al-jazeera. where every. in the 1st time lands of home in mesopotamia with the 1st settlements food and the cradle of civilization iraqi people who've depended on the tigris and euphrates for
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centuries can no longer make a living on rivers blighted by moon and pollution outages or wild reveals how the manmade decline of one of history's most famed ancient environments is leaving its people struggling to survive iraq's dying rivers. the. desperate scenes in india where people are left to die outside hospitals and oxygen is in short supply as daily kovac cases surged to another global record. low i maryam namazie and london you're watching al-jazeera also going to be bringing you all the latest from chad on this program and thousands of people have been attending the few.


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