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24000 tons of waste which should be and we saw it with this factory they're trying to provide an alternative but once you viral coaches like other such mosques can be washed and reuse the design that we've come up with it's ethical sustainable and it's highly made in the u.k. it looks like face mostly because of many people's lives at least in the short term whatever calling they way they're being urged to consider where it comes from and where it's all end up. the cove in 1000 crisis in india that's getting worse by the day at a crackdown on any social media that's critical of the government's handling of the crisis. hello i'm adrian forget this is al jazeera live from though also coming up the drawdown begins the 1st batch of u.s.
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troops and that 20 year mission in afghanistan. childhoods disrupted by the global pandemic we take a look at the impact on education and the emotional welfare of kids in the philippines. and the oscar goes to. no man's land. and diversity is the real went up on hollywood's biggest night this year's oscars celebrates inclusive filmmaking. we start there in india where hospitals in new delhi are getting massively reduced supplies of oxygen due to shortages india has recorded the world's highest number of new covered 19 infections for the 5th consecutive day and 350000 cases were reported on monday and more than 2800 people died in the biggest single day increase so far hospitals are pleading with the government to step up efforts to
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tackle the crisis i think that. we are constantly afraid for the past 5 to 6 days we are getting oxygen in parts one tonne 2 times half a ton during different parts of the day we need 5 tonnes of oxygen every day only we know how difficult it is for us to get by through the evening we are not even having enough sleep at night because of the crisis i would like to thank the police and the government for doing the best they can but it is not enough. live now to new delhi zeros elizabeth for autumn is. where are you how bad are things that. we had a makeshift quoted 900 center that has just opened up to cater to the very large numbers of people in delhi who can't find a hospital bed because hospitals are completely full it's open to 500 beds with oxygen supply and delis leader says they'll be at 100 more intensive care units there's even got the entire tibetan border police providing medical personnel to
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help out here despite all of that we are seeing distraught family members coming here as they have been going to hospitals but even here they are having trouble admitting their loved ones because even here they're being told they need the photos they need to create a register and that is because of the rush that is everywhere in the city the center was actually opened for the 1st time last year when during the peak of the 1st wave it was dismantled a few months later when cases came down. cases go as low as 100 to 200 less than just 2 months ago and now there are more than 20000 cases in delhi we're seeing some of the numbers. and thinking for a fact in other states and despite all of that there was a large election taking place in the states with today the capital. recording very high 50 percent positivity rate and yet elections are going on there and they have
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in the last few months in 4 states with a madrassa coach saying india's election commission on monday saying that the election commission is single handedly responsible for the 2nd wave of the coronavirus in india for allowing such large gatherings to go ahead and list tell us more about this occurrence of cracking down on social media news website news website reports that a critical of its handling of the situation. well look the case is going up in india as much as they have over the last few weeks there has also been growing criticism of the government's handling of the outbreak why it allows such large political and religious gatherings to go ahead why prime minister that in the world he himself up until one week ago was addressing thousands of people without a mosque at election rallies saying these are the biggest crowds i've ever seen celebrating the crowds and so this all of this criticism was also on social media the hash tag modi made disaster was trending on twitter leading to the government
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asking twitter to take down dozens of accounts for criticizing the government's handling to have said that has said that they have withheld these accounts meaning that they're not available in india because the indian government often uses the information technology act a law to block access to information which it says is to protect india's sovereignty its integrity and maintained how. does there is elizabeth broderick reporting live from new delhi less money thanks. president biden says that the u.s. will help india just as it helped america through its worst moments of the outbreak his chief medical advisor dr anthony found she spoke to a.b.c. news as the white house announced that it will immediately send medical and protective gear as well as war materials for producing vaccines there's discussions about really ramping up what we can do on the ground oxygen supplies drugs tests p
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p as well as taking a look in the intermediate and long run about how we can get vaccines to these individuals both immediately now as well as in the situation where you help them to be able to essentially make vaccines themselves more now from 0 to 0 as particle high in washington. well the biden ministration has been under increasing pressure to take these steps especially after thursday the state department spokesperson asked about sending aid to india so that they were focusing on vaccinating americans that was their priority but now we know that they are going to send some supplies we know this because the white house put out a statement reading out a call between the national security advisor jake sullivan in his counterpart now keep in mind there is a ban in the united states for acts already in any sort of ingredient that goes into making these coated vaccines so this statement is very carefully worded it says that they have found a source they have found
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a supply source for helping to make that vaccine it doesn't say that it's u.s. based or where it's from but it goes on to list a couple of other things like you mentioned that they'll be sending in such as personal protective gear testing kits they're going to send some therapeutics of medicine that we know can help treat severe covert cases and there's an inch of health experts so one of the issues here is they don't say how much of these supplies they're going to send they say they're going to work generating oxygen capacity but doesn't say exactly how that's going to work or what they're going to do for this urgent need and there's another source of criticism now facing the biden ministration the u.s. has the technology obviously to make pfizer the vaccine the johnson and johnson there is pressure for him to relax intellectual property rights in the patents and to share that technology with the world so they can make their own vaccine that is something he said it would be the humane thing to do it was running for president
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but so far they are just only say that they are considering whether to take those steps it's obvious on the pharmaceutical industry is against but that is something that the biden mr action is going to continue to be asked to do as the spikes across the globe colombia is going through its worst peak of daily infections and deaths since the start of the pandemic hospitals on the brink of collapse and major cities doris's red posing new restrictions and to add to the problems of vaccination drive has been slow as. the reports. had a man could at this was thrilled at the idea of receiving the 2nd dose of the signal back vaccine but just hours before his appointment he instead received a message saying his shot was postponed until further notice but. i was so disappointed when i saw the message i was looking forward to the 2nd shot to finally be done with us and be free to say money fuz i don't understand why they
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didn't plan to keep enough shots for those who got the 1st one. and the 79 year old is not alone health services in colombia have suspended appointments for thousands of people because they don't have enough doses so far just 2.7 percent of colombians have been fully vaccinated well 6 percent of received one doze a recent report found that at this rate it will take almost 2 years for divac see nation come again to make an impact. to try to speed up the process the government authorized large private enterprises to buy vaccines internationally for dinner employees but manufacturers like pfizer and c. novak's say they will not sell to private businesses for the time being both the government and the private sector are recognizing the government's falling short it's called mid meant to vaccinate the entire colombian population it's more like
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a fear of victory by the private sector that they're now you know keeping praise at the government for allowing them to proceed but there's really nothing that they can do in the short term to expand access to vaccination. all this happening while doing its worst crisis since the start of them make averaging more than $400.00 deaths per day and with intensive care units close to collapse. colombia's capital is under strict weekly in lock downs and has nightly curfews among other restrictions and alternatives are expected to impose more over the weekend the city set up new field hospitals to try to ease the pressure on the capital's health infrastructure well the mayor pleaded with people to stay home theirs as executive i know it's a major sacrifice and an economic and emotional sacrifice but certainly it will not
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be in vain. and fear the next 2 weeks could be particularly severe as columbia struggles with another expected surge i listened in on. the commander of foreign forces in afghanistan general scott says that u.s. and nato troops have begun their final withdrawal president biden wants all american combat soldiers out by september 11th 20 years after the $911.00 attacks palace reports they should be. speaking to afghan journalists at the nato base in kabul us general scott miller describes the beginning of the aid for foreign troops in afghanistan. now preparing to retrograde. the notification will be 1st a matter. of the same time as we start taking our local actions we've already begun the proof of the departure can be found at this kandahar the scrap heap the yarn
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another proud recipient of unwanted or broken equipment from kandahar airfield a key american base over the last 20 years. that shows a lot of demand out guys who can find containers that are free to reuters cheers tables and anything you would need generators and even some stuff in working condition you can find anything from around the world what. they trumpet ministration and the taliban had agreed that foreign forces would be gone by may 1st if the taliban negotiated with afghan leaders and cut ties with al qaeda this month u.s. president joe biden and danced a new plan the u.s. will leave by september 11th but with no conditions this despite a recent u.n. report that up to 500 al qaeda fighters remain in afghanistan as close allies of the taliban general miller with his leverage gone issued this warning as fair as a relationship between al qaeda and the taliban the taliban have to break that relationship that is something they have committed to and the world expects under
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broke that relationship and certainly know that afghanistan will never be used as a favorite for terrorism. it's hard to break a relationship you don't have the taliban has long denied there are any al-qaeda members in afghanistan they are quick however to confirm their attacks on sunday alone they published 16 posts on their website boasting of killing dozens of afghan soldiers and police officers and recent days if you could be verified city miller is america's longest serving commander in afghanistan he has tried to reassure afghan security forces saying he'll leave them with as much equipment as possible it's my objective to make sure that the afghan security forces are in the best possible security posture and that means transitioning bases and equipment to the afghan security forces more than 10000 u.s. and coalition troops need to leave afghanistan within 5 months as numbers dwindle
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the pentagon has seemed to be 52 bombers to qatar and will keep an aircraft carrier in the region as cover in k. taliban aggression bellus al-jazeera still to come here on al-jazeera life on the frontline we're in eastern ukraine where families speak of the struggles of the emotional cost of a 7 new. family members of the crew of a sunken into the sea and submarine mourn their loved ones. it's time for the perfect gentle. sponsored point qatar airways there's been a distinct shortage of april showers across parts of northern and western europe this april we have got signs of some western weather just sliding into scotland as we go on through the next 2448 hours that will sink its way through the south was
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in these with some showers a little further east over towards ukraine and then we've got an area a shabby rain which is now in the process of making its way across spain and portugal so this is where the wet weather is and has been there be some more showers here was to go on through monday those showers extending across the south of france towards the north of italy for the northeast fun to drive across much of central europe up towards the low country st germany pushing back across parts of england wales and much off and although this little area of shabby rain will sink its way further south was becoming increasingly showery as we go on through choose day temperatures no great shakes anywhere really struggling to get into the mid teens across central parts so if you have still dry for the most part it's a little cool across scandinavia temperatures just about getting up into double figures some shabby rain further east possibility of some snow over tools that western side of russia and the showers continue across spain and poach good you may just catch one across the far north of morocco and maybe also into the fund all
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about syria. qatar airways. it's the political debate show. it's challenging the way you think i want to know where you stand on cancer culture. the range of ideas that can be heard from international politics to the global pandemic and everything in between the tech companies are the ones with all the power what do we do with the solution we get organized what are world leaders or governments missing thread talking about targets like 2014 or 20 targets but now up front with me marc lamont hill on al-jazeera.
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hello again this is al jazeera on the main news this hour hospitals in india's capital new delhi are getting oxygen supplies last again only 2 to 3 hours at a time due to severe shortages india has recorded the world's highest number of new infections for the 5th day. colombia's health care system is on the brink of collapse it's going through its worst peak of daily infections and deaths since the start of the pandemic the government's not posing new restrictions on the commander of foreign forces in afghanistan says that u.s. and nato troops have become the final withdrawal president joe biden wants all american soldiers out by september 11th 20 years after the 911 attacks. gunfire explosions continued to shake somalia's capital mogadishu overnight that in violent confrontations between supporters of the president of those opposed to an extension of his term in office parliament recently voted to extend mohamed up the law for modulus term and talks to organize a new election of stalled the us has urged both sides to reject violence and resume
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dialogue let's bring it out a serious catherine soy is following those developments from the kenya's capital nairobi so catherine bring us up to speed on what's happened overnight and what the situation is that this morning. well the situation this morning adrian is calm but still very very tense this is after this fighting overnight and even during the day between our police forces loyal to president for majo and propositions soldiers who left frontline positions in his belly in the south came to the capital mogadishu also posed to the extension of our president for maja's time in office by another 2 years so we're being told now that the opposing our forces have held their positions but we've not heard of any active engagement this morning there appears to be
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a lot of shuttle diplomacy going on nobody's kin for an outright war so polity diplomats are trying to get a politicians and the opposing sides to the talking table saying that they must negotiate the mast deescalate the tensions we've seen statements from international partners like the u.k. the e.u. the u.n. as well calling for calm and saying that whoever tries to keep somalia over the edge is going to be held responsible we've also had a televised statement from the security minister yesterday who said that government forces are fighting a militia who have been brought to mogadishu by some opposition some opposition leaders to cause chaos he says that the government is containing the situation but people in the city are very wary indeed especially now that they're seeing that the security forces are involved and appear to have been to be taking sides are serious
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catherine story reporting live from nairobi catherine. that been protests in several iraqi cities after saturday's hospital fire in baghdad that killed 82 people there were rallies in the capital and in provinces across the country the flames ripped through the. hospital treating mostly covert 19 patients is still took and caused by an explosion of oxygen cylinders. libyan government said to be loyal to the son of the warlord khalifa haftar prevented a unity government delegation from entering benghazi armed men surrounded the airport after the plane landed that it was then forced to fly back to tripoli the delegation came to prepare for the 1st visit to the city by the interim prime minister the area is a long time huffed are strong hold the national unity government was sworn in last month for years libya was divided between 2 rival administrations in the east and
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west each supported by militias and foreign governments russia's president vladimir putin is planning a meeting with u.s. president joe biden in june according to a top kremlin aide biden offered a meeting on neutral territory earlier this month to discuss rising tension between the 2 sides among the topics for discussion will be ukraine where russia deployed troops close to the border in recent weeks as traffic reports now from chill maalik in eastern ukraine civilians are worried about a potential surge in violence. and violence seen remember a better life a life before fighting senility between russian banks separatists and the ukrainian army in the east 7 years ago before the village of cheer malique became a front line in a conflict often described as a battle between moscow and the west the situation has been calmer in the last couple of years but a recent school ation of fighting was
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a reminder of the risks they face. the separatists control the land across the river the army says there are sniper and machine gun positions among the trees few people go down to the bank on this side anymore. he's dangerous to go there because nobody knows from where the shooting will start it's quiet now but we are almost as afraid of the quiet as we are of the shell in when it started the shells fly all over and you don't know where to hide the ukrainian army keeps a low profile in the village that has occupied many of the homes abandoned by families who fled the violence many of the surrounding fields are mind. nobody can go to the cemetery because separatists niklas and ukrainian soldiers are close by balancing thinks his parents gravestones have been damaged by the fighting he misses life before the war. we used to go hunting i used to breed sheep
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i can't do this now because of the minefields or because the military stop us i had to kill most of our animals because i can't afford their food it's our easter soon and we hope the army will let us visit the cemetery but we don't know russia says it's pulling back its forces from the ukrainian borders after warning describes as military exercises but there is still no sign of any breakthrough in negotiations towards a lasting political settlement 7 years of failed ceasefires a negotiation here blames moscow for making what it describes as unrealistic demands we also have red lines which we couldn't cross the russians would like to misuse this forum and also to. bring us to the table negotiations with the occupied territories for example. or try to federalize
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ukraine or actually try to control ukraine via these occupied territories it couldn't be accepted by any government here in this country not you're a balance in say the risk of a sudden escalation in fighting means their 5 children rarely visit them anymore life used to be beautiful and fun they say but everything is so uncertain now chance trafford al-jazeera cheer maalik eastern ukraine. the united nations children's fund says the young people in the philippines are suffering increasing levels of depression and anxiety. and development after years of school restrictions is becoming common. reports. for more than a year now this narrow alley outside for. home has been her classroom schools have been closed for over a year because of the pandemic and francine says she misses school life.
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lessons been by my teacher are so hard i failed several subjects already i had that bad leg but it's now broken across the street because it's elam a trip and angela are trying to connect to the internet to submit their schoolwork their tablets were provided by the citie of manilla to students unable to afford the rowing. but these days getting such devices is not the only problem many of these children see their parents can't afford a stable internet connection and when power lines are down it's even harder for them to study. story for our children even we try to teach them it's not really the theme i still have a household to do and we can even work and earn because no one can look after the children when the pandemic broke out schools across the country were closed the government then imposed a distance learning system
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a combination of online classes printed materials and t.v. and radio lessons but parents here say they're bearing the burden of distance learning and the lack of government support is making the situation even more difficult across the country close to $4000000.00 students were not able to enroll for the current school year and their own doubt of these children who are now out of school come from impoverished communities a few months. ago the government approved a pilot scheme for a face to face system hoping to open some schools in communities with very local with 1000 infections but the country is facing a record breaking search that's forcing many communities back into lockdown government's got to get its act together in dealing with the deceased just focus on this get rid of the vaccines roll out all of these things so at least you know we have a chance the state of mental health of many children is creating concern too for
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more than a year now children have been stuck a tome and are rarely allowed to go out and play but many parents say they're not just facing a crisis in education but also in their children's emotional. dogon on just 0 manila. indonesia's president says the $53.00 sailors who died when the submarine sank off the coast of bali will be given posthumous promotions agreements family members and paying tribute to their loved ones president their children would have free education up to university. it was a big night for the film nomad land and a scaled back oscars ceremony al-jazeera us will brunell's reports from los angeles and the oscar goes to. no man's land nomad land dominated the 93rd academy awards the film won best picture it starred frances
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mcdormand best actress and director chloe joel best director the 1st woman of color and only the 2nd woman ever to win the category so this is for anyone. who have the faith and the courage to hold on to the goodness in themselves and to hold on to the goodness in each other. in the critically acclaimed film mcdormand plays an aging widow up rooted by economic change traveling the back roads of the western u.s. in a battered van it's her 3rd oscar. and i like work. thank you for knowing that and thanks for this. anthony hopkins the father in a surprise anthony hopkins won best actor for his role in the father many hollywood observers thought the late chadwick boseman who passed away last year from cancer at age 43 would be chosen for his dynamic performance in monterrey nice black
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bottom. is not a question of barnet's a noun bias is there a question of resistance to fasten or not exist is what do your parents as well why performers won the top prizes 9 actors and actresses of color were nominated for awards the winners included daniel kaluga for supporting actor in judas and the black messiah and yo julia supporting actress in the nari i had to thanks to my 2 boys who made me pull out and. so. did out the stand oh i did. it this is the visa because the money will still have. the same of the best international feature award went to another round from denmark it looks at how alcohol impacts relationships. due to the cold in 1000 pandemic the
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traditional red carpet was downsized and socially distanced a severely limited number of nominees and guests were allowed inside the venue at l.a.'s union station with cold and tested participants rotated in and out during the show. the show's television ratings in decline for years were predicted to be its lowest ever. that's represented but there were some fun moments like mcdormand howling at the moon oh. oh oh oh oh. and glenn close doing the rope shaking dance in a sparkling blue dress. the movie industry is going through sweeping changes as streaming video rapidly overtakes cinematic releases of films but with all that the oscars remain hollywood and the film industry's most sought after prize and it's likely to stay that way for years to come rob reynolds al-jazeera los angeles
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