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the power, militaristic, take the zone they took areas, the state couldn't never reach under pressure from the da, the criminal to came off the pablo escobar, 100 down the show companies under rest increase. ah, telephone fight is in afghanistan. say the thieves, a border crossing with pockets on the velvet elders. their law firm also coming up dozens of killed and hunters arrested in south africa. the days of looting and riots after the jailing of former president, jacob's grief and anger in iraq,
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his funeral take place for 90. 2 victims of a fire covered 19 isolation hospital and south korea reported place to ever cove in 1900 infection. told delta very a few more new cases around the world. ah, we begin with breaking news from afghanistan and the taliban says it seized control of a border crossing with pakistan. this footage has emerged which appears to show taliban fighters at the border gauge. the afghan government is denying the armed groups claims. it says it forces repelled telephone fighters of spin, bulldog border crossing connects the city of kandahar directly with pakistan and is a major supply line for whoever controls it. ma honda joins us now live from the pockets on the capital as tom about come on,
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just explain to us why this is so important. well 1st of all you have to look at the larger picture and that shows that the dollar bon renden folk key bought a point for it's going for the border. it gets done that major crossing, then, minutes on board total gordon day. and a few days ago a day also captured islam kayla with their keyboard ready. iran, of course. today's new that's got magic surprise because the dollar bond have now he's control of been bulldog. we've all sure to have daytime for gauge after that dollar barn or tag, which started after midnight. good time on the it's been brought doug border down. they said that drove off on me security questionnaires, surrender to that dollar bond. they've also captured the equipment and sure that they were seeing the flag at the border where previously the outline tri color was
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flying. show the dollar by now firmly in control, according to the for did we have received steph? i did walking around and been bolduc market and it's, i've gotten a major again for the dollar bond because the border crossings are also generating revenue because of there was a trade that flowed across the board. the boy. okay, come out. how is it? some of us going to be viewing the taliban advances. and these latest developments at the border while you're on a concern, the bugger on you have read the alarm saying that civil war was looming. and that the threat of several war or instability and understand were implications for progress on picture lead to get the fact that budgets on it already home to 3000000 of on refugees. the fear was that millions of on may escape the fighting at the
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dollar bond or get closer to god, but and other major sit days. and i've got a what do you for budget on richard now contemplating that? did really try to control by not letting the refugees cross that border and of god . burger's done, also concerned that some of the fighting may spell over, crushed into pockets on show by august on guard watching, nervously also urging all foreigner to get a group of one star schedule politically. because otherwise it will be something that the region of one is on getting or to ford. thank you very much for that. update that come on either side from some of us will fires. ireland is a professor at cobble university and executive director of the democracy piece and development thinktank. he says the telephones control of more border crossings is affecting government revenue. spin bullock is the dog good to to
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pakistan 1st. so it is a very it a venue. busy venue for government. secondly, my house especially kinda hard. it's the book list for the valuable the spiritual lead. it was stationed throughout the year from $994.00 till 2001 was staying there. so. busy taking goals are to be at least getting back to a place where they have started the resistance and the inception. i think that is very strategic for taliban. busy public opinion with the. busy recent development, the international aid information is i've gotten the listen list by time and some of the nation are getting my condition to going to government grip over the country . so it will also create more pressure on cobble regarding
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managing their budget and really police in south africa preparing for another day of the rest of the riot, sparked by the jailing of former president jacob zoom, or at least 72 people have been killed in the protest which had grown into a much wider show of anger against poverty and inequality. soon found a she says they'll be no peace until he is released from jail. to meet him in a report from johannesburg say, of looting and riots group alexandra township. in the north of johannesburg, police struggle to keep people away, but those temporarily disappeared by rubber coated bullets and p, i guess, returned within minutes. hours later, soldiers are deployed the apprehended group of men, they suspect of shooting at them, searching for guns and other weapons. but the army on the street, these business owners say they feel safe to return to see what they've lost. they
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find their stores gutted by looting and fires the same. i believe i'm here in this country, but i believe it is up in other parts of the halting province. there's also been extensive looting. c doors at the small in deep cliff and so with all have been entirely ransacked. there's nothing left and soldiers that police have been deployed to places just like this to try and protect whatever little is left and also keep looters away. but preventing the looting in many areas in johannesburg has proven difficult and appears to be impossible to stop here. grocery stores a butcher shop, banks and atm completely destroyed. security guards say they try to keep looters away as they waited for the police. but it was too late, smart, shabby, worked at this food outlet. now i'm english because where,
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what am i supposed to do for now? where am i going to get paid? where's most likely going to come from? because this is my landlord. hi, not gonna support my family because of this and what and they came enough that have been the, i'm paging this place and the police with no way to be seen with why it's and the disruption of services in the hosting and quote natal provinces. their concerns, people will run out of food. they are many unhappy with the destruction. i don't know where am i going to fight? i don't know, as you can see that this bed, and there is a situation. people are not liking, but this is not the solution. the protests that began after the jailing of former president jacob zoom. i have not escalated to riots linked to increasing poverty and inequality. south africa has been under varying stages of covert 19
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locked down for more than a year. worsening unemployment already at 32 percent has field anger and resentment after government that is struggling to cope or made emitter joined us. now live from johannesburg for me to as you said, police have been bracing for more unrest. what's the situation like that this morning? well, some spots in johannesburg where there been a lot of riots. i have come to some extent this morning, but they are still concerns, especially around the province of consumer natal, where they continues to be looting as well as rioters sitting a number of businesses and warehouses on fire. we do see a significant police and military deployment, but also what we're increasingly hearing from people. and also what we've heard in the package earlier was around the lack of response from police. and rather that it
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seems to be reactionary rather than preventative. and people are saying this more and more that they simply aren't enough boots on the ground in fact. and because they're gonna tell the agricultural industry as well as the chamber of commerce and the number of other business industries of starting to cool for a state of emergency, specifically in that province. and that's not what we've heard from president phil romo poyser in the last couple of days when the address of africans, rather urging people to be to abide by the law, to be vigilant. and also we know that police have said that they are in gauging with communities to try and prevent the kind of unrest and disruption the looting that we've seen in the last few days. the police of a say that they've also deployed, move police on the ground, calling people back from leave and race days. and this really indicates just how disc, but they are becoming clearly lying on the intervention of soldiers to try and assist
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and also protect them in their jobs. we are expecting the riots in the day considering the difficulty police are having and trying to manage the situation. ok, i mean, as you've been reporting for me to this is sort of turned into a wider show of anger against poverty and inequality. i'm wondering why we've witness so much of the unrest in these 2 provinces rather than across the rest of the country. well, as we know, those demonstrations began in was due to natal and that's the home province of the former president, jacob's duma who was arrested last week. and that immediate reaction was in response to that. and that, of course, is escalated in the last few days to these with greater protests, demonstrations and riots against heightening joblessness and also worsening
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economic condition in south africa coating where we are is the economic cub of south africa. a lot of people travel to helping seeking jobs, looking for employment, and especially under the cold, with 19 locked down. many people have either not been able to find work or lost the jobs they have. and we're seeing increasing desperation in provinces like halting. we know that been small incidence in places like longer and the northern cape police have said they've deployed will police to those areas to try and prevent an escalation of those incidence. but the density of people in halting and also the, the connection that the former president has to presume natal might be able to explain why we've seen an escalation in these incidents in those particular province. but it provinces, but it doesn't mean that police aren't on high alert and there's concern about splitting. it hasn't get to a significant point,
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but they certainly are concerns. i thank you very much for that for me to millet law for us in johannesburg. cuba has restricted access to social media and messaging apps of the widespread anti government protest there. same media says one man was killed during demonstrations and have on the, on monday, thousands miles on sunday to protest against an economic crisis. and the government's handling of the pandemic keep as president is accusing the us and cuban americans of encouraging protests read. lindsey is a cuba based journalist. he says the government is accusing the us of spreading misinformation. the board minister spoke to data for journalists and he actually, i'd say government waging. ready a big news campaign and presented a slide showing our or thousands of going out a creative social media campaign which, which, which was going on when,
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when the process broke out. and, and it seems, they seems like the 2 key things are connected. there is a lot of it's very difficult and on what is going on. a lot of them. ready are slowing around. i saw today information my an base. yeah. that the covers cuba saying that there was a common way as a liberated, liberated but then i later. ready saw photograph come away, police station of the streets in very calm and he talked with people come away, said that things were normal there and said there was a tweet from this state authorities take elements. i don't believe fake news in the midst of all that. it's not just social media now it's internet is down. generally i've got internet here at the office here, but industry cell data is pretty much off for people. so it's hard to stay connected. hard to know what's going on. exactly. but overall,
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then i was calling today and sort of day to day here in cuba. still ahead on al jazeera, the hong kong book fair is back. but this year exhibit is, may have to be careful about what they display will tell you why. this is a test of our time. president joe biden wades into the 5 for voting rights state democrats. take dramatic action to derail a republican. push to place a restriction ah hello there. let's start in se asia, and we see some severe weather affecting parts of indonesia. recently, some heavy rain and strong winds, causing flooding in south west in areas of sumatra of the next few days, it is going to be dryer here. but wet weather is going to be affecting solar west.
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we've got storms and showers. you can see those yellow peak showing heavy rain and those are going to move across into southern areas of the philippines and further field up in the north sofa. indo china. it is a very wet picture. some of those rains, particularly heavy across the vietnam as we go into friday as we move down under it is still a very wet picture for the south of a straight. yeah. we've had a weather system bringing the wet and windy weather to southern areas of western australia. perth will continue to see that rain as we go to the weekend on friday. it does a slightly for the south. both those storms and showers will pick up. we've also got a bit of a brisk wind coming in on the weekend, and it has main your and victoria things will get breezy with some showers edging up into new south wales. but it's looking relatively settled up in the north. and as we move across to new zealand, it's looking rather settled up in the north island. it's the south island that's going to see the wet and windy weather. by the time we get into friday. the
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weather bag, energy and change to every part of our universe. more small. to continue the change all around the shape, my technology and human ingenuity. we can make it work for you and your business. ah, the me watching algebra reminder about top doors this on the telephone says that these
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control of the spin, bulldog, order, call thing with pakistan. the african government is denying the groups claim. it says it forces repels. tell about pauses. south africa are preparing for another day of unrest fox by the jailing of president jacob's duma, at least 72 people have been killed in the protests which have grown to include other issues. cuba has restricted access to social media and messaging out of the widespread and he got the media says one that was killed during demonstrations that have on the, on monday the death toll from a fire that ripped through a covert. 19 isolation was the iraqi city of nursery has risen to 90 to the prime minister as promising accountability. it's the 2nd time and just 3 months that a fire has torn to a hospital in iraq. i've heard of the warheads report from the 30th
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angry and in morning iraq, his betty the loved ones. the victims of the fire were mostly receiving treatment for covert 19 of the burned out word, relatives arrived to help search for remains under the debris. they say the lack of safety equipment and evacuation plan made the disaster worse than it normally. and this is the result of come up, provide james if it hadn't been for these young volunteers, him. many more people would have died were holding the government in the health director of the province responsible for this crime. forensic doctors say 5 members of one family are among the victims. with many of the dead too badly burned to be identifiable by relatives outside the morgue. most of us waited with others hoping for news about his mother. he says he couldn't identify her among other victims.
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i've been searching for her since yesterday. where shall i go now? when the fire broke out, we tried to break the door down to rescue her and the other patient, but it was too late. according to medical sources, the fire started when an oxygen tank used for treating cool patient 6 occluded lay mobile materials used in the construction of the walls of this center, including whom help fuel the fire. the victims died from both burns and suffocation. this is the 2nd, the blaze at 19 unit in an iraqi hospital in 3 months. in april, a fire killed 82 cove with patients at the hospital in baghdad. the health sector in iraq has been hit by years of case and mismanagement. it seems there is little hope of the situation improving anytime soon. and its the patients who are paying
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the price without through had l. g 0 in maria, city, southern iraq. at least 13 people have been killed after an apparent explosion on boston, northwest and pockets. don't 9 chinese nationals are among the dead. who were construction workers, helping build a damn in cost on district focused on investigating the cause. while the chinese embassy has said the boss was attacked local officials and looking into whether a blast may be from a gas cylinder may have caused it. in south korea has just reported its highest daily infection rate. since the pandemic began pumping you restrictions in the capital, sol, nightclubs, churches, and gatherings of more than 3 people will now be banned. more than 1600 people tested positive for cove with 90 in the past days. i'll just there was one mcbride has the latest from sol. we've been under the most stringent measures since the
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start of this week, but this is where most of the new cases are occurring. but there is increasing concern about what's going on out in the provinces with reports of new daily infections. more than doubling recently. and the vaccination program, the government has been accused of being overly cautious if not planning to get enough people vaccinated quickly enough. and it was always known that because of the supplies of vaccines coming in different batches, that july actually would be a lead time. and that's what we are seeing now. there is a shortage of vaccines around the government believes that from august onwards, the increased number of shipments are going to alleviate that is more vaccines become available. there was also a concerned at the start of the program. there was some reticence about side effects that seems to have been replaced now by the more widespread concern about this 4th wave and about the ad delta very. and so we are seeing it increasing
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demands. and just as an example of that, this week, the vaccines are being rolled out to the latest target group. it's the 55 to 59 year old. as soon as the website we became active and people could apply to get the job, that is several 1000000 people who can apply around about 800000 of them. at one stage, we're all online trying to register for their 1st injection. of a month of declining infections, cases are on the rise in the united states. the 3rd is being driven by the delta variance and slowing vaccination rates. my can has more from washington d. c. the infection rate has now doubled within the last 3 weeks today there was some 23000 new cases reported as opposed to roughly 11000 on june the 23rd. there are a few reasons for this. firstly, delta variant has created a massive problem within the united states as it has in other countries. but what you've also had in between 2 is the july,
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the full holiday weekend where they were large numbers of gatherings. so these are coming together to create this as flare up in infection rates within the united states. on the brighter side, perhaps, deaths are running at about $250.00 a day. to put this into a context they were running at around 3 and a half 1000 a day earlier in the winter. so clearly the vaccination has a massive impact in terms of restricting the number of this, even of those who contract the virus. but what is be problematic to is the discrepancy, the geographical discrepancy within the united states, nationally, some 55 percent of americans have had at least one shot to the vaccine. but then there are a number of states that are very low vectors and rates such as mississippi, which is under 40 percent higher nevada. these are all states where the vaccine rates are incredibly low. and it is no coincidence that the rate of infection is
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much higher in those states than in others. the us vice president has met a group of democrats from the state of texas. the hoping to stop a republican backed built that would make it harder for people to vote. the group flew to washington to deny the state legislator the number needed to vote on the bill. comp harris praise the move, comparing them to civil rights activists or texas. republicans calling for their arrest democrats, they proposals to limit voting rights, will disproportionately affect minorities. joe biden has called the fight for voting rights. the test of our time. i white house correspondent, kimberly how could report us president joe biden traveled to philadelphia the birthplace of american democracy to highlight what he says is an existential threat . we're facing the most significant test of our democracy since the civil war has not. i personally sense the civil war. the confederates back then never
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breached the capital as insurrection listed on january, the 6th. ah, why didn't says american democracy is under assault by republicans who refused to accept the 2020 presidential election results and even tried to overturn it. the big lie is just that a big, why would you want to election? it's not, i probably suggest the most examine in the fullest expression on the wall of the people in the history of this nation. when that failed, he says his political opposition turned to republican state legislatures to pass restrictions, making it harder for voters to cast a ballot in the future. they want to make it so hard and convenient, that their hope people don't vote at all. that's what this is about. at least
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14 republican controlled states have enacted laws the restrict voting access. they say the measures combat widespread voter fraud. they claim was prevalent in 2020. texas is the latest thing to restrict voting. texas democrats fled to washington d. c. to stop a vote on a proposed law that they say would make it harder to cast a ballot measures. biden is under pressure to stop. you make commitment said you're going to do this or do that. i think commit to that, followed through that's the most important part. following give us this person. people are right to say you can vote a certain you cannot do it. if you cannot go out, it's not like it's been proven, is making it work. we should be adding through to make it better, make it easier, open, more full, more location, make it easier for l in not trying to tell your hand in blindfolding vote, that's making it worse. that's like going back to the i want to say flavors. biden's urging congress to pass to federal measures to do just that. he's also
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expanded the civil rights division of the department of justice to challenge state voting restrictions in the court. person abiding his task. his vice president. com la harris was leaving his administration to efforts to protect valid access, calling it a top priority of his presidency. kimberly health care else's eros. philadelphia, the home. com book fair is under the spotlight. it's the 1st time it's being held since patients. national security law was passed last year. critic say it's crushed dissent in the global financial hub, a claim authorities reject. adrian brown has more from hong kong. to many book fairs are a great festival of words, but in today's hong kong would have consequences. this is the 1st book fair to happen here since the imposition of a wide ranging national security law more than a year ago, a law that has had
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a profound impact on this territory. in the past few weeks, one of its most popular newspapers has been forced to close. now the government assist the organizers insist the books on display here and being fitted or censored, but they say the exhibitors have to comply with local laws. the national security law. we spoke to one author who said the mood at this festival was very different from the 12 years ago when books on display touched on things like the pro democracy movement and even independence for hong kong. i have a new book talking about the relation between the chinese community party and hong kong in the past century. but it cannot appear this year. i don't know why. there are lots of reasons, but it represent a low pressure in politics in hong kong. well, some books take all the right boxes, books promoting the ideas,
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the thoughts of china as president cheating thing. prominently displayed here. hong kong government says that this has been demonstrates that freedom of speech in hong kong remains intact. now this event was supposed to happen a year ago, but was canceled because of cobit 19. the fact it's happening now says the government is a reminder that hong kong political as well as physical health, is recovering. ah, this is al jazeera, these are the top doors. the i've got, taliban says it sees control of the spin bulldog border crossing with pakistan. but the afghan government is denied the groups claims. it says it forces repelled telephone 5. his carlotta has more on recent games by the telephone. they've already occupied the major border crossing with jacob on they have also.

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