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some here feel as though the lack of transparency around the vaccine is not limited to trial data you have a major type of the c p a group taking a stake in a company that produces side of back like some of its neighbors thailand is ordering vaccines from other companies as well. this is al jazeera. but they're on the clock this is a new life and coming up the next 60 minutes running out of wood india's capital struggles to create its dead as the number of cope with 19 fatalities past 200 times. and the growing crisis is not confined to india death numbers in neighboring pakistan also new highs. asia's economy starts to lift off but we look at
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what could still put the region's recovery at risk. and as joe biden approaches an important milestone he's preparing for his 1st major address to the u.s. congress. i'm joining the sports and my say they can't pull out holding the games without fans turkey officials delayed decision on that one ounce of daily testing for athletes at the games and south korean australia plan to vaccinate that teams. so we begin this new video which is experiencing the world's worst coronavirus outbreak infections a spiral to more than 360000 new cases in the past 24 hours which is a global record and this led to more than 3300 recorded death that takes india's death toll past 2. but many critics say the official numbers for both deaths and
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infections are far below the reality in new delhi and in neighboring states hospitals are running out of beds medical supplies and oxygen many people have been flocking to make shift clinics like this sikh temple hoping to access some of its limited oxygen supplies local media is reporting the capital it's running out of wood for its criminal torrens nearly $3500.00 funerals for corona virus victims held across the capital last week operators are struggling to cope with the unprecedented demand and say some supplies are refusing to take new orders while others have driven up prices. you don't even get to see the body of your loved ones hospitals don't even show us the blood and sometimes the bodies are switched in somebody else's blood is given in someone else's name the whole system is messed up at hospitals what's also apart from fear will be feel there is no oxygen at the hospitals and no beds people are dying in ambulances before reaching the hospital
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to talk about some of the situation as horrific absolutely terrible everyone is afraid every single person people are afraid that if i am talking to a person maybe i want to get a doctor then tomorrow or in the near future that death toll is 2 100000 today it can go up 240-0000 or even a 1000000 everywhere in the stead of fired right now across the country and around mendis a fear let's say now from elizabeth brown and has this update from new delhi. we are at a makeshift kramatorsk and that's been created here and dia's capital new delhi because the actual crime atory i'm behind does has run out of space to cremate the number of bodies which are piling up every single day that is the situation and every crime atory and every burial ground not just here in delhi but many of the worst affected states these predatory has been working from 6 o'clock in the morning till midnight it 1st says 20 funeral pyres 20 extra extra funeral pyres
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in this part next door but it's realized that it has to set off another 50 here the situation is such here in delhi and beyond that family members of the sick after going from hospital to hospital to try and get their loved ones admitted then having to go from crime atory into crime atory and from burial ground to burial ground to try and have funerals funerals in the country where they're held as soon as possible not just because of custom but because a very hot temperatures because of a shortage of mortuaries with freezing facilities and that is why the international aid that has began arriving in india over the past few days in the form of oxygen could not be more welcomed with hospitals it's still short of beds and oxygen and many places where the world health organization says the ring is a one of the reasons behind india's covert 1000 surge in the east and set of west bengal cases jumped from about 3300 nearly 100 cells between march and april and
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that's the highest rate of growth in the country and the struggle to increase is being blamed on the state assembly election campaign rallies to try to huge crowds prime minister narendra modi an opposition politicians have been rallying for support despite the surge in cases began last month with the last of 8 freezes putting. all those. tens of care units in a hospital in kolkata the capital of west bengal and he says the government should have called off the election to avoid these large crowds and running. the reason is just because lack of scientific temperament and must say to the to counteract this kind of nasty national disaster which flows and we are unfortunate that our country has declared this a national disaster which it should be yesterday only one day of just so i could declare said that we should be declared as a national emergency and this is just
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a lack of vision lack of facets of a government be a married couple things going on around in the middle of these are on epidemic they are all milla used to having little more than a lack of what they are every day prime minister other all sentient minister a chief minister there holding big figure and as you can see on the screen he was gathering well when weather wise can spread like anything and will last for one month scantiness least going on there were protests from all segments of the intelligent people but coming they were like doing what they are to listen to them hear them and the situation is like what you are facing today what you have what interest exultant cases today actually get all you can find opportunity in it this is the guts to what is 2000 like now which is which is absolutely for the data and must see that all is a minimum pain to point to tanks what was given by the government statistics which
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is absolutely fine and this death toll is going to rise after the election is over i don't know why the government action didn't stop the election right now was it so necessary to go ahead with the election is like for people of wait what and then election i and really were disappointed very frustrated. well pakistan has reported a new daily record of 201 coronavirus deaths and a bit more than 5000. help for. some one percent of the country's 220000000 people have been vaccinated soldiers have been deployed to cities with high infection rates to enforce restrictions. that is a constitutional clause in the pakistani. government can call for change in case of emergency and. administration richard
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exactly what has happened. had now guard troops fanning out to ensure that people continue. to. die. before any other contingency given the fact that the situation across the border in india is getting back from bad to. be very careful because. if we. do. that government taking any. plans to close down major. communication transport there will be no. transport people will be.
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simply. because the interior ministry had. to be closed in order to avoid the large number of people are travelling to do it. which. country. day medical facilities. stretch 70 percent of the run. and. for bike like. confronting right now. what a pretty study shows a single dose of 1000 vaccine can cut the risk of household transmission by half the reports by public health england included more than 57000 vaccinated people from 24000 homes from those who got the 1st dose of pfizer or astra zeneca jobs were 38 to 49 percent less likely to pass on the virus research the same protection
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against covert $900.00 kicks in about 2 weeks after vaccination where the british health secretary is welcome the report and is eligible to get the job just as soon as possible. for us to sort of religious to kill university and she says vaccines are crucial to keep those with covert 19 out of hospitals. this is really encouraging news on 2 fronts firstly that a single job is able to reduce transmission because that was who we had not been certain japie able to reduce transmission at all and so the fact that it's now seems working with just a single dose of either the eyes or all the extras and vaccine is really good news and just and helps with thinking about how back sedation is going to help reduce the number of cases the vaccines are very effective at preventing against severe disease so coronavirus or there are a lot of people get really mild disease and having the coronavirus vaccine against
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coronavirus it's a very is it's going to be really key at preventing people ending up in hospital and sadly preventing some of the policies that we're seeing so this news that actually also prevents transmission is probably really key in helping people understand by getting the vaccine there also protecting those people who they care about and so that even if unfortunately they get infected after getting the vaccine they're much less likely to transmit it to anybody and unfortunately it's just too soon yet we just haven't got the length of time to have that data. i mean we have about 9 months worth of data from the people who best buy's that back seen in the clinical trial way back in july but we really are looking at you know another year before we understand the longevity of the immunity 'd but certainly the effectiveness now in driving down cases is very promising progress on the vaccines is helping the global economies recovery asia pacific countries are forecast to rebound stronger than previously thought but the asian development bank says new
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outbreaks could still put their recovery at risk for as louis has this report now from kuala lumpur when the pandemic hit and countries close to their borders businesses that rely mainly on terrorists were badly affected. hot air balloon pilot hired him and his sister who run a company that organizes ballooning events tend to their other passion baking cookies to supplement their income we had to downsize. we've been serious and also real. domestic lockdowns closed international borders a global recession these factors drag down output in most economies but economic recovery has begun in many asian countries according to a forecast by the asian development bank growth which strengthened in the latter part of last year has been driven mostly by exports of electronics and personal protective equipment developing asia which groups 45 countries in asia pacific is
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forecast to grow 7.3 percent this year rapid economic recovery. stronger. economies. one of the top. traits. and therefore likely provided. but the outlook for asia pacific countries will depend mainly on how the pandemic unfolds many countries have started vaccination programs but any delay in rollout could prolong the crisis new outbreaks and subsequent curbs on movement will disrupt mobility and economic activity even as economies recover countries will be counting the cost of the pandemic for years to come school closures disrupted education and students in developing asia last nearly a 3rd of a year's learning on average that could substantially reduce future earnings and
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productivity. the asian development bank says getting back on the path to growth will require a vast amount of government and private funds. plenty more still ahead including find out why the. investigation concerning the prime minister. changing course we look at how american foreign policy has moved in a different direction during his 1st 100 days in office. insists he's very serious about buying also. now on the eve of his 100th day in office u.s. president joe biden is due to gave his 1st speech to a joint session of congress it's an opportunity for him to update americans on where his election promises the pandemic and his $1.00 trillion dollars spending
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plan likely to feature prominently speak to an official who joins us live now from the white house so i know plenty to talk about what do we expect. well we haven't gone this deep into the farce terram of a presidency before a joint meeting of congress remember every year we have the state of union is different in the 1st year apparently there were shared feeling difficulties but many people suspect that joe biden wanted to delay it till around 100 day mark so he could talk very positively about his reaction to the covert crisis you'll remember that he said during the election he wanted 100000000 back to the nations in the 1st 100 days many people thought that was a low bar he is well beyond that the vaccination program going along great guns here in the united states but he can also point to an improving economy as well in many parts of the country things are starting to improve as things open up more people vaccinated fewer mosques business is doing what they do he's also going to
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talk about foreign policy as well particularly the decision to withdraw american troops out of a ghana stand remember the u.s. was unchangeable to do that. but joe biden is bump that back to september which will mark 20 years since the $911.00 attacks but the key to his speech is going to be the american families bill he's going to ask for 1.8 trillion dollars he says that money will be invested in ordinary american families he wants to make preschool available free universally he wants to make community college for 2 years free universally he also wants to improve the financial safety net for struggling families who wants to increase sick leave for families paid sick leave and also family leave he also wants to improve access to health care across the united states so this is going to be a very important speech for joe biden but it won't be a fool house because of course descriptions only 200 tickets are being issued so some big fans of joe biden in both the house and the senate will be there instead
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they're going to have to tune into al jazeera and watch it there indeed indeed why no big ambitions for this american families bill big money to where's the money coming from how is he going to pay for it. it's a $1.00 trillion dollar question isn't it how do you fight 9 something like this after you've just spent a great deal of money on the covert relief bill well joe biden thinks he can do that by taxing the rich he wants to increase the tax rate the top tax rate for the biggest ever notice from 37 percent to 39.6 percent he thinks that will bring in a huge chunk of money you want to tighten up tax loopholes and also make sure that tax laws are applied equally he thinks that could bring in $700000000000.00 but then again what politician hasn't been elected by saying he was going to close tax loopholes and he's going to almost double capital gains tax he makes this promise no one ending under $400000.00 a year will pay more tax he thinks this is all about taxing those who can afford it
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those who made money should pay more into the system republicans not very keen on this idea it reverses a number of trump tax cuts also they're not in favor of the idea of increasing taxes at the best of times but this is why this speech is important joe biden thinks he can get past partisanship in washington d.c. by speaking directly to the american people he believes his ideas of taxing those who make a bit more is very popular in the country and there are many polls that would suggest that that is the case so that is why this is such a big deal for joe biden as he marks almost 100 days in office in this farce terror as president or i don't think so the fish that the white house thank you one of joe biden's biggest foreign policy decisions has been to withdraw all u.s. troops in afghanistan by september the u.s. special representative for afghanistan as well as that has been testifying before
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a senate committee about the. the world has changed since 2001 the terror threat including from al qaeda is now geographically dispersed in africa the middle east and asia we now face new urgent challenges as the president has said we must fight the battles for the next 20 years not the last 20 from consumers is a senior fellow at the center for american progress and he says the troop withdrawal signals the boy administration's approach to foreign of us. i think america has changed our priorities have shifted to where i think president biden is taking foreign policy which is to address coded climate change and china the big 3 cs back then in 2008 he was still just a senator and the head of the senate foreign relations committee he knew a lot about afghanistan and pakistan we were speaking in pakistan and he knew
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a lot about what would take to do diplomacy to try to end the war in afghanistan here we are 1213 years later i think many people democrats republicans have ever realized that simply keeping troops in places for or a long period of time isn't the solution so i think he's doubling down on diplomacy in afghanistan but then importantly he's trying to shift america's agenda to the broader competition in the world we'll see whether he sticks to that timeline it i'm very interested in seeing the fine print of what's actually left behind to protect u.s. diplomats and to help the afghan government protect itself but i think that's going to proceed at pace that one lesson you probably learned from the obama administration's experience with iraq is that it's easier to say you're ending a war than it is to actually see that war end so i think this is a team that will cautiously evaluate the situation on the ground in afghanistan in
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terms of the security situation but the most important thing as we saw with ambassador clearly guide is there's a new prioritization of diplomacy there putting diplomacy 1st in u.s. foreign policy and i think afghanistan is a key test case that that. another challenge has been iran the by the ministrations says it wants to revive the 2015 iran nuclear agreement which donald trump pulled out of the tensions between the 2 governments remain high on monday u.s. military ship fired warning shots at iranian naval vessels in the gulf let's hear prime has his report. a standoff in the gulf these pictures from the u.s. navy has said to show an american warship firing warning shots and iranian vessels came too close the u.s. says monday's encounter it was the 2nd this month and that an iranian warships aggressively approached american vessels in the same area on april 2nd it says it had to move abruptly to avoid a collision when the iranian ship comes in front are we also seeing
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a pattern in which this tends to take place as the 2 sides are getting closer towards some form of an agreement and though progress has been slow it does appear as if returns today at least is within reach within the next couple of weeks as a result of the discussions taking place in vienna. the way is the 2015 nuclear deal which saw iran rein in its nuclear program in return for relief from crippling sanctions to the u.s. and other world powers are in vienna trying to salvage the agreement we have. important that we can be we see some important proof. read yes. we also see some major differences a remain former president donald trump pulled the u.s. out of the deal in 2018 and re imposed sanctions since then tehran has increasingly
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violated its terms it wants all sanctions lifted before it rejoins man may when we want to see all sanctions related prisoners who've been unfairly put under arrest and jailed in u.s. prisons released for the sake of human considerations this depends on the actions of the american side and the way they will address this issue but not everyone in the region wants a return to the deal israel and iran are boiled in a so-called shadow war which is seen attacks on ships and sabotage at israel's main that turns nuclear facility which tehran blames on israeli spies and israeli delegation is currently in the u.s. to voice its objection to washington rejoining the 2015 accord while the u.s. envoy on iran robert malley has held talks with allies in the gulf to update them on negotiations. analysts believe political will from both the u.s. and iran will be enough to overcome the latest skirmishes in the gulf because both sides have too much to lose if the vienna talks fail alexia brian al jazeera it
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all the biden administration has as promised taken foreign policy in a decidedly different direction than his predecessor diplomatic editor james poses more in the changes and the challenges facing joe biden and his team. on the afternoon of his inauguration president biden reversed the america 1st policy of his predecessor signing an executive order starting the process of rejoining the paris climate deal the u.s. opted back into the world health organization and the u.n. human rights council the new u.s. president for filling his campaign promise to reengage with the world and bind his country again to its traditional allies. with its adversaries though relations have deteriorated in an interview president biden called the russian leader vladimir putin a killer and amid growing tensions for
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a time over 150000 russian troops were massed on the border with ukraine. i'm also hearing deep concern about some of the actions your government is taking public disagreement with china was on open display during a high level meeting in anchorage alaska in a most unusual exchange the top chinese and u.s. foreign policy officials arguing over human rights trade and cyber attacks bart says the biden administration was perhaps hoping its not stopped renewing gauge went on some issues here the u.s. climate envoy john kerry talking with china's vice premier hands on just before the 2 countries released a joint statement on protecting the planet some of the u.s. allies will tell you privately that they believe president biden has been just a little bit too slow and cautious on 2 of the world's most pressing issues on iran although the administration had made it clear it wanted to rejoin the nuclear deal
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it didn't seem in any great hurry it's delay may have complicated negotiations now back under way in vienna. on afghanistan it was only 2 weeks ago the president biden signaled he'd pull u.s. troops from the country but the plan to get the taliban around the table to negotiate with the afghan government now looks very shaky. a former obama administration official who worked with many of those now running u.s. foreign policy says one place is more important than any other in their decision making biden knows that in the congress he's got a slim majority in both houses he's got to work hard to retain those and that is why even when it comes to foreign policy the domestic agenda trumps and he's looking at you know all of these issues whether it's afghanistan whether it's the challenge in central america with migration how these are going to impact
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in key congressional districts in key states so unfortunately all politics is local including foreign policy in other words in determining his international agenda president biden is still putting the immediate political calculations in america 1st james by al-jazeera at the united nations. so the head hair and al-jazeera south africa's president still run the pose a tell the judicial inquiry his party should have done more to prevent corruption under his predecessor plus. i'm simona holland seen in the log desert close to the border with saudi arabia by nomadic tribes a struggling to cope with the effect of climate change. and the ball boy takes evasive action on this and i'll be going that's coming up in june in the school.
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of. thought. hello there were dolly not the temperature across the middle east let me show you exactly where this heat this high heat is starting to build and it's toward turkey cyprus and the levant let me put on the temperatures now honey this will really tell the story 34 degrees for aleppo we're also getting into the thirty's on cyprus we have some unusual showers popping up into yemen unusual and that is so far north and east also starting to spill into the huge as mountains and saudi arabia so that is the picture on friday looking good in doha $36.00 degrees and plenty of sun to go around take you to africa and still about some of what weather remains unsettled for tanzania this is been really the trend for the last several days also what weather for the democratic republic of the congo central
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african republic and right through into cameroon that will continue on friday and take you to south africa right now and we do have the eastern cape quite a push of moisture coming onshore this is cool rain to some snow the 1st of the season for the suit to and show the 3 day forecast for zanzibar that unsettled and wet trend will really continue right through into the weekend saturday 32 degrees. frank assessments. but the government needs to watch what exactly happened and what may have now taking foot a situation might not be good ever again informed opinions is the u.s. with thinking military positioning in the middle east or is it just to simply reorganize the ministry us and this is a message to the region the united states is rethinking its military posture in-depth analysis of the day's global headlines inside story on which is iraq.
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seen its worst day so far from corona virus with nearly 3300 more fatalities taking the official told past 200 thousands but the actual numbers still to be much higher . on the eve of his 100th day in office u.s. president joe biden is due to give his 1st speech to congress and demick in his $1.00 trillion dollars spending plan allowed to be a priority. the u.s. military ship has fired warning shots at a range in naval vessels in the gulf washington says it's the 2nd confrontation this month in direct talks are happening in vienna to revive the 2015 you korea deal. now the u.k.'s prime minister has denied any wrongdoing in the downing street flat make of a scandal or as johnson says he cover the cost of the refer to the property himself although he didn't clarify initially pay for it the u.k. political watch talkers launched a full investigation into johnson and a possible violation of finance rules a former adviser says the prime minister tried to get conservative party donors to
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secretly pay for the renovations. i have covered the costs and by that most people will find it absolutely bizarre and of course as an electoral commission investigating this now i can tell you that i conformed in full with the code of conduct with. ministers it is theory with our code and i. have been kept. been advised me throughout this whole thing but i think people will think it absolutely bizarre that he is focusing on these issues. and let's get more on this from paul brennan who's outside the house of commons in westminster and so the prime minister is is under assault his name is betty away the critics. well he's certainly trying to but it's getting very much more difficult for him this really sticky stuff for boris johnson because of the nature of the questioning from the leader of the opposition sickest omma who is a former director of public prosecutions and knows how to prosecute
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a case and asked very direct and very simple questions such as who paid the initial invoice for the 10s of thousands of pounds that was spent on that flat that is the prime minister and his girlfriend's above their offices 'd in downing street now anecdotal evidence suggests that it wasn't the prime minister that 1st of all the prime minister tried to get a kind of trust fund put to pull together so that the rich supporters could foot the bill he was advised that was a rather bad idea potentially even illegal and the other suggestion and the anecdotal evidence suggests that it was the conservative party who loaned him the money now we don't know for sure because it hasn't been declared it is required to be declared within $28.00 days but it hasn't been and that's mainly because the register of ministerial interests has not yet been published now that gives boris
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johnson the option to deny it he has been denying gets you saw a clip of him looking very sort of typical bluster of boris johnson but with the electoral commission coming out on wednesday morning and saying that they are satisfied there are reasonable grounds to suspect that an offense or offenses have been committed then the i would say the net but the walls are starting to close in on boris johnson as far as his wriggle room to sort of bluster his way out of this how much traction is this will getting with the great british public local elections coming up across. it is and this was the last prime minister's question session of parliament before those local and regional elections which are taking place next week to answer your question it's difficult to say i mean there was a poll that was published this week on tuesday this week in the london evening standard which suggested that actually boris johnson is not regarded as trustworthy by 6 out of 10 voters or 6 out of 10 respondents to that poll anyway nevertheless
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net satisfaction in his government overall was actually pretty stable according to comparison to the previous month the month of march and another startling statistic from that poll was that 72 percent of respondents believe that all m.p.'s are generally untrustworthy so frankly the bar was being set rather low and it's important to say that that poll was actually done a week ago before the real juicy bits the important bits 'd that have emerged in the past couple of days so it's not clear exactly how much traction it will have for those elections next week the fact is though it has been dominating the front page of the newspapers here for several days now and shows no sign of going away percy go the teeth into having to pull things out. well the leader of no of niven's democratic unionist party arlene foster has announced she is stepping down 1st minister said she will resign as leader of her party on may the 28th and is
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northern ireland's 1st minister by the end of june the critics accuse foster of failing to secure a break that deal that saw in northern ireland leave the e.u. on the same terms as the rest of the u.k. . south africa's president has told a corruption inquiry involving his predecessor that he will not defend the indefensible cyril ramaphosa says the a.n.c. governing party could have done more to prevent corruption jury jacob zuma as tenure from opposers the highest ranking official to testify at the inquiry into the so-called estate capture scandal zuma faces allegations of allowing a business family close to him to secure government contracts and to influence policy for me to miller is outside the is under commission building in johannesburg . the zonder commission is looking into wide scale corruption and until now much of it has focused on former president jacob zuma in fact he's called the commission a witch hunt and this is why he said he's staying away you appeared once or twice
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and said he wouldn't come back because he felt vilified he felt targeted many says he hasn't been given a fair opportunity to represent himself and the outcomes are really been pretty determined and now the sitting president is at the commission to answer questions on behalf of that political party who is struggling at the moment around allegations of corruption especially in any election year where a lot of south africans are unhappy with their party the a.n.c. has lost a significant amount of support in south africa so many would argue that the roma poor cers testimony at this commission could really be about p.r. and damage control and wanting to see him accountable at a time when solved africans want answers but he also has to deal with toeing the party line so it's likely we're going to see some sort of balance perhaps not a lot coming out of this commission but really the a.n.c.
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ultimately still grappling with this issue of corruption. somalia's president agreed not to extend his term and is promising to hold elections but how would a block he from module his face growing unrest on the streets of the capital mogadishu his catherine sort. president mohamed up to life as address to the nation was stopped by the same time provided. the political statement he accused the opposition leaders of politicizing the security forces trying to cause. and grab power and some foreign countries of meddling in somalia in tunnel affairs but he also pedaled back on the controversial law passed by the lower house of parliament to extend his term in office by 2 yes' and have the electoral commission organize a popular vote within that time. the federal government of somalia has always believed and still sees their local compromise. on their return to the discussion
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of the only way of. marrying the september 17th 2020 agreement on the commendations of the right door technical committee. you know tories or this is. to come together a major tree for our good discussions on the unconditional implementation of the above mentioned agreement. the september greenman says the country will hold and in direct election. as members of parliament who in time vote in a crisis. talks between the government leaders from the federal state and others have stalled with the different sides accusing each other of derailing the process some analysts say the president's reversal of the decision to extend doesn't change the political contest over management of the election and the mistrust between politicians. between the different groups and.
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has failed to do that and so unless the african union. i don't think they will come to agree on a path forward. on the rest of the country from the crisis. tensions have been building for a while and the crisis has drawn in the military and police force which is say to be divided along political lines government and opposition forces fought on sunday in mogadishu and there are reports that opposition forces hold positions in several parts of the city people have been fleeing their homes fearing more conflict but some are hopeful that the president's message will deescalate tensions and politicians will find a middle ground to hold an election soon catherine soy al-jazeera. at least 5 people have been killed and dozens have been injured during demonstrations in china to protest as a calling for civilian government off to
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a military takeover following the death of president idriss deby amid interest reports now from the capital in jamaica. for charts new military government this was of the stock they were hoping for one week after this. young child in the streets. and blocking. the head of this protest is an opposition to military take. on a fight. we had tired of monarchy in chad just one province to free us from this problem. the response of the security forces to a swift and harsh. military ruler general muhammad it recently appeared on national television to deliver what seemed to be a speech prepared to calm local and international concerns in the trees to pension in chad. among these values so did to our late president to be
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demonstrated and in shrine and in the framework of an inclusive national dialogue that will be organized during this transition period i will be the guarantor of this dialogue which will not shy away from any subject of national interest according to a precise timetable that the government will be called upon to reveal also said child needs international support to defeat groups trying to destabilize the country. the protests came a week after the military takeover was given some support by allies but as now for france in a position after the crackdown on demonstrators bicycle. the french president manuel mccall who's attending said late president idriss deby funeral is criticizing those meant of the military's take over condemned the use of force on demonstrators the issue is. let me be very clear i gave my support to the integrity and the stability of chad very clearly an end to mina i support peaceful democratic
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inclusive transition i do not support a plan of succession and france will never be on the side of those who formed this plan. for now the streets of germany are calm but there are a few years it would remain that way with the opposition vowed to keep up its cabrini i guess ability to resume media trees. german. the un says a worsening conflict in africa's the whole region is leading toward it calls an unparalleled humanitarian crisis a record $29000000.00 people are in need of aid that's $5000000.00 more than last year 6 countries between a faster cameroon chad mali nigeria require $3700000000.00 to tackle the issue attacks by armed groups military operations in kidnappings of 40 millions to flee this is also led to the closure of thousands of schools $1600000.00 children are now at risk of severe acute malnutrition the region plunged into conflict in 2012 after armed groups took over in northern mali and violence spread to neighboring
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countries it's in every georgia for many and who's the regional spokesman for the u.n. world food program in west africa and he says the conflict is driving up hunger and insecurity. the biggest threat to people's ability to have food the biggest cons the biggest thing that the biggest factor that causes accurate hunger as we have seen in this region is actually conflict it's insecurity we have now as you just mentioned millions of millions of people across the central region that is book you know fossil nice share and money as well as the live chat bees an area in northern parts of nigeria and cameroon as well as parts of me shed where we find millions of people who are desperately in need of food assistance but clearly in the northern parts of niger where we have about 800 pounds and people who are even imagine sea levels of food insecurity where they need immediate assistance
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without which they cannot survive and that is mainly due to the conflict and insecurity that has been gaining ground there the palestinians in the occupied west bank say israeli settlers have attacked the village of beit extra 3 cars were set on fire and anti palestinian graffiti was left the same last year the un recorded nearly 800 incidents of attacks by israeli settlers against palestinians. hong kong immigration officials will soon be able to stop residents and visitors from leaving the territory without a court warrant the local legislature which is now devoid of opposition has approved the changes so-called exit bans have been used in mainland china to prevent foreigners from leaving the country for years in some cases the hong kong government says the rules are necessary to tackle illegal immigration and a backlog of asylum claims. millions of people in chile will soon be able to
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withdraw another 10 percent of their pensions leave to help ride out the economic crisis made worse by the pandemic president sebastian pinera is expected to sign a bill allowing a 3rd withdrawal of pension funds that opposed the latest legislation but his bid to have it thrown out was rejected by the constitutional court there were long queues outside pension offices early withdrawals were approved last year. iraq's bedouins are under threat from climate change hot summer and erratic rain patterns forcing many of them to abandon their traditional way of life it's wonderful to in reports from the remote deserts of iraq's the tundra it's. spring has arrived in the deserts of iraq southernmost on the province april is a time when the sandy soil should turn into grazing land to allow life stock to gain weight ahead of the scorching summer heat instead camels must make do with scattered patches of scruffy grass. climate change is
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a road in the sustenance of these animals spelling an existential crisis for a nomadic tribes who depend on them. and the land is dry the grasses down and out you have to sell some animals to buy food for the rest this is what life has become. during our visit clouds gathered in what some hoped would be the 1st proper downpour they see here but only a few drops trickled from the sky barely enough to wet the ground there has been very little precipitation this year and when it does rain it's only for a few minutes which is not enough to transform this into pastures for life stuck to feed on the wells that want sustained animals and humans alike have long run dry rather than migrating in sync with mother nature the bedouins by water and truck it from a nearby village but how much longer can they keep going before they're forced to
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abandon this increasingly difficult way of life. cannot imagine doing anything else he has no education no other source of income. i never thought about leaving this life and i never will until my animals leave me step by step the animals will disappear. his friends on the he left the desert a long time ago today he has come back to visit from a nearby town. there's no future here they only know how to herd animals there's no education there's no future for the better ones maybe in the end there won't be any left. out of 9 siblings only one still lives in the magic life the rest have swapped tents for brick and mortar dwellings in the desert hamlet of. here set on found work in the local water department. i prefer the desert but the kids have gotten used to the town air conditioners and
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phones they go to school. 5 children only know bedouin traditions from stories passed down from their grandfather tales about humans living in harmony with nature about large animal herds moving freely across borders and feeding on seemingly endless green pastures it's a way of life that could soon be just a memory seem wonderful to al-jazeera in iraq smith on a province. still ahead here a non-zero olympic organizers say they can't rule out holding the games behind closed doors will have the details shortly.
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when the news breaks here in windsor west of sydney this is the main breach completely under water when people who need to be hurt 1000 people staying in the stands just a stone's throw from the us mexico border and the story needs to be told i followed
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closely the whole sky is full of them with exclusive interviews and in-depth reports al-jazeera has teams on the ground to the house of abraham to bring you more award winning documentaries and life news. the or . or i let's get on to this for the 1000000000 pigs and much more besides your nic thank you very much take a cylindrical rises can't roll out holding the games behind closed doors after once again delaying a decision on how many local fans will be allowed to attend we won't know until june just weeks before the games are due to take place but new strict corner virus
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measures have been released for athletes who will be tested daily and banned from visiting tourist areas shops restaurants bars gyms and they must wear masks at all times except when eating drinking sleeping training or competing take who is currently in a state of emergency because a coven 19 most people in japan think the impacts should be perspiring to again or cancelled there are more specific details on rules and guidelines to ensure these health and safety and they can give confidence and they show how diligently. he's protecting. population and is protecting also the participants of victims meanwhile south korea and australia is in a bit committees of announce their athletes will be vaccinated before leaving to take care starting next week australian olympic bosses were keen to stress the team
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isn't jumping the queue is that the using a private company to administer the jobs rather than relying on the public health care system. obviously a great relief for the athletes the coaches and all the support staff and also for their families because that anxiety isn't just about for the athletes it's also for their families are going into take so we'll have a team of about just under $500.00 astride an athlete's going to have to take guns planing is now full steam ahead the management of the vaccination will be done by the i.o.c. with their partners but medical so there's no light on the public system whatsoever well training purposes involved in the indian premier league to report speech anxious about how look at home from the tournament as a cub in 1000 crisis gets worse in india 3 australian players have already pulled out and the prime minister scott morrison said the rest would have to find their own way home after suspending flights between the 2 countries the pliers not expecting any specific treatment they're not asking for any 5 is certainly not i
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looking for a free ride here what applies i'm looking for and what we're doing with them is to give them the most accurate information obviously take care of their wellbeing and their welfare and give them a safe passage chance but you know we all understand that there's a lot of people suffering there's a lot of difficulties in the country of india and the people of india are held in unbelievably high regard by all destroying cricketers and that's one of the reasons why we came to fulfil our commitments well with. pep guardiola is getting up for his 1st champions league semifinal in 5 years when munch city face paris on wednesday night the spaniard has been urging his players to enjoy the whole experience in particular the current way trip to the french capital to see all favorites to reach them maiden european final. very privileged to be one of the best 4 teams in europe this season in what must be enjoyed today the training and everything and this is what i would love to to see my players in the back from
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a starve and everyone because we know how tough how we struggle how difficult it is to be here spotify see daniel x. says he secured the funds and is very serious about buying also he hopes the current owners the crankiest hear him out but they insist they have no intention of selling the club and remain 100 percent committed despite the backlash from fans over their failed attempts to join the european super league for players terry henri dennis bergkamp and patrick vieira are backing x. takeover bid that arsenal's manager thinks otherwise. what i like to know and so is about the reality is that we have owners that are really really committed and they want a successful zoom on the pitch and they're going to do everything they can to that's and and that is what we have. supported with them well as manager and former manchester united player ryan giggs has pleaded not guilty after being charged with
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assaulting his ex-girlfriend and her sister the 47 year old appeared in a manchester court earlier was released on bail he also faces a charge of coercive and controlling behavior kids will return to court again on may the 26. there's on a boxing legend floyd mayweather has been scheduled for june the 6th in miami they have beaten the 5 time world champion will come out of retirement to point into the celebrity can pull mayweather has been retired since august 28th 2017. in the n.b.a. the brooklyn nets the 1st team from the eastern conference to book a spot in the playoffs brooklyn were too strong for the trying to raptors winning by 13 and the news gets better for the nets with their main man kevin durant scoring 17 points and grabbing 10 rebounds in his 2nd game back from a lengthy injury lay off. the record. different guys have different situations they are used to it's they speak you know
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coaches their help and you've got better players their total on this is makes the teenagers just tighter and more connected for my cincinnati pitcher trevor bower has finally received his sight young award given to the best pitcher in major league baseball each season bauer is the 1st reds pitcher to win the award now playing for the l.a. dodgers powers recognition for 2024 months was held back until cincinnati played in los angeles. well as the saying goes it's better to be safe than sorry and a quick thinking ball boy in major league baseball has done just that jumping into the stands to available coming his way a fast moving drive from the cincinnati reds almost cleaned up the man running sitting down a los angeles dodgers bogo was also close to the firing line. all right that is the useful from general have more feel 8 or make great things i was right thank you and that is it to fit the new job i'll be back with risp with another half hour news i
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will look forward to seeing you then but for now. may own and that is there. from a 3rd wave to the vaccine rollout the latest developments as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread around the world out there is emmy award winning investigative program is back exploring the folk lives in the u.s. . 15 years since last electing
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a new leaders palestinians go to the polls but will the elections be free from foreign interference from hostile to hostile more hotels explodes geopolitical 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. from inside the walls of a west african prison comes home. a chance to create to express emotion and take the 1st steps towards rehabilitation. or announcing choreography shares his passion for dogs inspiring prisoners to perform and to reach beyond the ill deeds of their past and the confines of their present the dance of the us i witnessed documentary on al-jazeera talking to al-jazeera we are going to tell me what the government you represent is now illegitimate and we listen we do not
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sell fence material to any country the iraq conflict and yet we meet with global news makers and talk about the stories that matter on al-jazeera. ready. ems in india overwhelmed the secret of our us death toll crosses 200000 pakistan's military is called in to help it's growing out. this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up the u.k.'s political watchdog launches a formal investigation into prime minister prose jumps in after claims he used the nations from supporters to upgrade his downing.

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