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water presidential wagon says he declaring the entire state the disastrous declaration. there is hope sustained temperatures above freezing beginning saturday . ah, this is al jazeera ah hello. hello robin. you're watching the out the renews on life headquarters here in how coming up in the next 60 minutes, a powerful typhoon hits, eastern china flooding homes, businesses. i'm stalling one of the busiest trunk port hubs. the severe weather is also disrupting the tokyo olympics. top athlete, the already feeling that he's the u. s. says afghan forces must flow the taliban
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advanced as the group continues to gain territory. and there's growing grief on the remote pacific islands as it battles to contain. with 19 i'm joining go with all the latest news from the take care game as the golf tournament loses to its biggest names. well, no one john rom and number 6, bryce and shun. both test positive. recovered 9 pain out the competition. ah, welcome to the news. millions of people are confronting major disruption as another powerful storm cause is havoc and china. high food in far has hit heavily populated parts of the east. it's already told through taiwan and the philippines and it's striking china just days after devastating floods killed $58.00 people. and 4th, a 1000000 from their homes. now the typhoon packing winds of more than 130
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kilometers now after making landfill in the coastal province of georgia, young. thousands of people have already been moved to emergency shelters is also full thing. the shut down of some of china's most important transport centers. authorities have counseled flights in the chinese commercial hubbard, shanghai, and neighboring coastal areas. they've also suspended rail services. large container ships have been removed from young, sun port, one of the world's busy shipping centers. so arnie is a ship captain and the managing director of a shipping firm called constellation marine services. he explains the effect the storms having on trade and supply lines. the stacks of containers, which are in the board already. so the 1st, the regardless of couple of days ago, which would have already been done in black. now i expect as much as possible. again, 3 again to greenwich,
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stand up. that means there's no way these things are going to remain. so you would see some ganges collapse that sets up if you asked me. it's going to be a really, really difficult going to be of a difficult time for the shipping traffic. i would say ideally it should be at least a week or more. busy deliverable things even going to be normal . large one being a lot of the center. i wouldn't be the chairman parish, regardless. biggest liability for the refrigerator meats and fruits and medicines. chocolate coming out of regions in relief every day that can these huge deal because of that stuff up in front of the board in off the baby stuff and coming into the hall. but they're not able to get on the ships and move to the
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destination from the live off. but the biggest challenge and then of course that is what damage and also to damage to the covers up get the highest respect, high up and collapses of what that means. and what along the board, because maybe downfall. so then what absorption so that my son damage to cobble left him all the time. now with melinda lew, who's the basing bureau chief for niecy could help you with this miss. they were on the program. i mean, it's hard to spin, floods as a positive story when millions are effected across china. yes, the problem with this typhoon is not only that it's reeking economic have in some key parts of china. but also that it comes at a very delicate time. if 1st of all comes just just a few days after the massive flooding and central china, which is just prompted the lives of
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a 1000000 people and killed by not just killed people, but created images that then went viral on social media. some very, very graphic images of people drowning who apparently drowned in the subway system some of the nightmares. ok, so we've got, we've got a kind of a logical trauma going on here as well as disruption. but there's also political significance. and the point of that is possibly, you know, going to play out over coming month and date. i mean, let's just talk about these pictures because obviously even the chinese state media con, hide exactly what's happening across its country. when so many people are actually affected. so how is this actually being related to people at home, either through the print press or the television, and which is something you comment on, on your international,
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in your international magazine? yes. in the 1st of all, this is happening on a weekend, so it's possibly not going to be fully evident what the, what the media and message messaging and shaping is, is going to focus on. what typically, typically, natural disasters are, are reported. what, what, what the chinese domestic media has to be very careful about is to, is in the allocation of blame. you know, of course, patterns happen all the time. flooding happens all the time. people do die and natural disasters. the blame on mother nature. that's one thing, but in the, in the current case, there's also a possibility that if, if, if things seem to go wrong, if the handling of the preparedness is not,
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is not up to par, then the government might be blamed for i'm not saying that yet. yeah. we're still in the impact of this. yeah, so linda, i appreciate that, of course, that the blame game is always something that the chinese authorities try to keep away from certainly until a few months down the line. but it is there. i say it raining on the parade of the chinese communist party, especially when they're celebrating their santini. this does not sort of bode very well and this is a community in a country that believes in or suspicious signs. absolutely, and that's, that's very much part of part of this story. this is a very critical year coming year and a half 11 could say that it had been kicked the july 1st anniversary of the
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1st century of the chinese communist party. and they're already talking about the 2nd century. but for china's top meters, she jumping this next year and a half is going to be very, very critical. politically. why is that? because in the autumn of 2022 is party. the chinese communist party will hold a very crucial party congress. normally this is where succession scenarios are. start to emerge. this is where the big strategy shift or, or reinforced or, or unveiled. and for she jumping at the next part of congress. he is, he is expected to try to set himself up for a very unusual 3rd term as head of the party. now this is something that neither his predecessor nor his predecessors, predecessor did. they are the person who,
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who was most like she jumping in terms of like power profile would be mileage on himself. and there is every sign that she's paying is setting himself up to be on par with mouth in the sort of pantheon of chinese communist leaders. and it is the outcome is not yet assured, because even at the same time that he wants to prolong his own grip on power, he's definitely been promoting a personality called very mild, like a mouse like but he is not getting younger. so he also, in order to protect his own legacy, should have to start getting instructors lined up. but that's a very, very tricky business for the, for the chinese communist party. it's the achilles heel of the party. because as soon as you have an era parent, then that person becomes very vulnerable because of the leader in tower can blame
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everything on that. and the fact that person bring someone else up and, and so on and so on. and, and we've seen many times in the past where things did not go as they were supposed to go. ok low as you met. yeah, superstitious chinese. they look at natural disasters as well as economic and foreign policy and diplomacy set backs as a sort of omen of the leaders grip on the mandate of heaven. but we shall have to see what does happen in the coming was certainly something to look forward to the apps. belinda lee from newsweek, joining us in beijing. thank you. now the talk means also for cause to hit the tokyo olympics. it's already for the rescheduling of some vents, such as rubbing, but it's not the only extreme weather athletes have to endure our report. andy richardson has more on japan's heat wife. it's not just limpy and stealing the heat in tokyo. the locals make sure they get up early for their sunday morning game
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of tennis. on friday, a russian archer fainted. an intense heat midway through her events and tennis willed number one. never jock, of ich said. the sweltering conditions during his opening match with a toughest it ever experienced. i think some people from other color country, i'm not good for playing outside in such a you know, very hot weather go singles. it's takes over 3 hours or more. so it's too hard to play. i agree with him. organizes insist athlete help is paramount, but the daytime events are sometimes necessary for a lot of the competition schedule has been built were possible depending on the, on the sport to, to accommodate the will avoid the hardest parts of the day, but that's not possible with every sport, and on top of that there's really extensive heat counter measures across all of the training and all of the competition. the 1964 took your lympics,
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took place in the cooler month of october, but the demands of tv networks mean july and august, and now the preferred time for the games organizes use a measurement koby wet, spoke globe temperature. it's effectively a combination of heat and humidity. anything over $28.00 experts say can be stressful for an athlete. and that number's been hitting 30 and 31 in tokyo. the japanese environments agency actually issued a heat stroke warning, telling the public not to exercise during the middle of the day. that is not an option for many olympic athletes. competitors did know they were heading into extreme conditions and many have spent time preparing in heat chambers like this one. when somebody is closing in the heat. davey after one to 2 weeks. so we've already be some very clear changes. if an ascii cannot prepare for the heat before the kill all before any competition is so the same, think you will experience a massive dig,
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reminding in his performance of the heat isn't the only weather related concern at these games a typhoon is approaching and some events have already been rescheduled as a precaution on the richardson, al jazeera tokyo. while the death toll from monsoon floods in india has now risen to 127, dozens of people are still missing. many of the victims in her austria states were killed when land sides destroyed their homes. the west coast has been battered by torrential rain since thursday. them all down pools are expected in the coming days . and parts of europe continue to battle with floods the week after almost 40 people died. this was the scene in belgium on saturday. a dramatic flash flood washing calls away. roads remain closed and several homes were evacuated after wall clamps, the clean, the path, it looks set to be hampered with more heavy rains full cast. well, plenty more had here on the knees, are including to take his soldiers killed and 2 others injured and pac on
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a vehicle. in northern syria, we'll have a live update and just put for help. we meet my friends from me in law who fled to the military genta. but facing cro virus hardship and japanese tennessee facade returns to the cold 1st time. and you will tell it to your home in her pick. oh wow. ah, there been fighting a few days between african forces and the taliban. the armed group has now taken the nary district and colonel province, according to local military sources, is close to the border with bank. his son of african army is trying to hold a taliban advance. meanwhile, off guns have ended the 1st night of the curfew imposed by the government for what it calls security reasons. all but 3 of the countries $34.00 provinces will be subject to new restrictions. us defense secretary lloyd austin says he believes the
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uk on government's plans to consolidate security for the major cities could help qual the taliban search. and i think the 1st thing to do is to make sure that they can slow the momentum and then, and then be able to put themselves in a position where they can re take some of the games that the taliban, that some of the ground that they've lost so i think, i think from my engagement with the afghan leadership, they are committed to that and. and so we look forward to, to them making progress, they have, they have the capabilities, i have a capacity to to make progress and to and to really began to blunt some of the taliban advances are diplomatic, added to james bathing cobble where he says the taliban has been gaining momentum. it seems more bad news for the african government. no wry district in tune or
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province in the east of africa. the stone appears to have fallen to the taliban. no official confirmation from the government side or the taliban. but out there is spoken to local sources, spoken to military sources who prepare to speak off the record. now, a districts in afghanistan, they are about $400.00 of them, a relatively small box. this is important, i think strategically, because a mountainous area, but it's right close to the border with pakistan. i've got the stone also is planning to impose curfews across the country in all but 3 of the provinces. and we hear from overnight that in helmand, one of the provinces, that's going to have a curfew. 25, a taliban were killed according to the african government and african air force as strike. we're also hearing of developments in cobble province overnight and the city, the capital city in the province around it will not be subject to a curfew,
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but we hear that just north of the city in cobble province. there were 5 intelligence officers who has been reported have been killed. i can tell you officially, on the record though, cobble police, a simply saying that they have found 5 bodies on they're investigating who they are . a military therapy is being held in gaussian to full the, to take your soldiers killed in northern syria, the vehicle with the tax. but on saturday by or in the l bab area, the defense ministry says turkish force is a major be fired back turkey launched a cross border operation in 2016 to drive out iceland. the kurdish y p g fighters will. turkey continues to maintain a heavy military presence in northwest syria. let's get more of this about correspond russell further who's in a stand bowl? what more do we know about the circumstances around these 2 military deaths? well, swale, the, the 2 soldiers body have been taken in turkey to the hospitals. and today in the
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morning, they have been emitted 3 ceremony taken place in the city of young tapp and later the bodies have been taken to order the assumption which are the 2 cities at the blacks. the region of turkey later today was probably soon there will be the funeral. someone is of this 2 soldiers and then being buried. still, this area that the attack took place has been cleared by turkish military in 2015 in the fight against iso land. since then, many of the turkish military positions there have been coming under the attack from the white pg. but recently, white p g is increasing the frequency office attacks over the turkish military post there. all the turkish authorities concerned about the uptake and violence if they are blaming the y p g because obviously concerned about not just the violence but the general area. and that security
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that's right to the turkish officials are confirming that the time is coming from the y p g. but when it comes to way p just to hell is distribution is a little bit complicated. because y p g is enjoying the support from both russia and the usa was 2 countries are being considered by turkey as allies just the texas to please. yes. so they have been carried out from total pounds, which is under the protection under the control of russia and the syrian government, which means that the 2 actors also protecting white piece by the turkish foot administrator for the ministry and the defense so far didn't national russia because it has concern that any escalation between and and moscow called have a negative impact on the daily construction in italy, we're 4500000 people living there. and that is potentially quickly got anyway, with the refugees over turkey was turkey. hosting already for media effigies. on the other hand the the tag has been carried out by an anti tank guide to me which
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many of the expertise that is, is provided by the us to the white p. john, the washington is continue that continued support y p g is also another major reasons for the friction between and cut and washington took. it says that washington to immediately stop the supporting white, pg. because it is a pizza case in officer, which is on the federalist in the u. s. the european union and turkey. but the u. s . it says that the white piece has been an effective instrument against it. it's, but it's fine, i guess i so. so the reason a tags is not when the going the going to further the string, the relation between uncle and washington, but also it is going to determine the relation between ankara and moscow as well. so. so the and it's tumble. thank you. security has been boosted and soon as his capital tunis ahead of planned protests against the government activists want changes to the political system, including the removal of the parliamentary speaker,
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is also the anger over the extension of a corona virus state of emergency. until january, the officials of close roads in an effort to prevent protested from gathering leg work as from minima living in thailand's border areas, facing increased hardships knocked down. that means there's less work, leasing many to rely on donations. yet people still fleet to thailand, to escape from military rule back home florence louis reports there's usually no shortage of work or labor as for farms in pop products. strict in western thailand. many farmers here employ migrants from across the border in myanmar to work the fields. but the surgeon corona virus cases in the 2 countries has made life more difficult for migrant workers. thailand has imposed a nighttime curfew and travel restrictions. this lady who doesn't want to be
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identified had gone back to me on my last year to renew her passport. but she couldn't return to thailand, eagerly after the borders were closed and ended up paying brokers to sneak back in illegally got on the loading movie. i'm in many migrant for me and my in trouble. now, many of us have to hide and escape to thailand. to find a job. some of us got caught and was sent to prison. more watson, johnny id curry is also a migrant from me. and mom who has settled in thailand for many years. he helps run a local charity. there are a lot of children also come along with the parents and there's some parents, they don't have a document. so they had a lot of, you know, issues to going around. and if the parents get arrested, the children will be left behind in a hot or in houses and who's going to take care of their children. he says, live here is also getting increasingly difficult for migrant workers because of corona virus restrictions. when a new infection is reported in a village,
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no one is allowed to leave unless they can show this tested negative for cove at 19 . many are unable to find work and has been relying on donation, but supplies as slowly dwindling as continued restrictions cause economic hardship for everyone else. the struggle for survival is also made was by a sense of frustration at what's happening back home. my views, he said, you know, i want the manmohan touch released, and sun city and focus on helping the people from the crisis. i want democracy in men more than the country can move forward to develop. but there's no indication the generals in myanmar are ready to give up power. lawrence louis al jazeera, kind of iris restrictions and indonesia being extended for another week. and thats despite infections on hospital admissions. falling in some areas present. jacob,
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due to says some measures will be adjusted to allow traditional markets in restaurants, open the outdoor areas. more than a 1000000 people in malaysia have now had code 1900. since the start of the pandemic, the country passed the mark after reporting and other $17000.00 cases on sunday. now the delta vary into ceiling. a new wave of infections across southeast asia. relations government her sped up its vaccine rollout and a strict lockdown is still in place. is a really, really an alarming number to, to be taken lightly off. because we have seen must have been the united states. yes, in neighboring country are seen so many countries who will talk to fall. and right now, when i see malaysians that you do at a very relax case. also in the region, even remote island, nations that had remained isolated for much of last year. i'll see infections rise as tiny chain reports, grieving,
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relatives watch as the body of their mothers remove from a hospital in fiji. the cause cove at 19 the pacific nation has seen a significant rise in daily cases in the past week. to more than a 1000 to day and a rising death toll, the curve at $900.00 delta variant is now widespread in fiji. even though 70 percent of the population has received one vaccine chart. and there's widespread cooperation with the vaccination rollout benefit of everyone else. and they've got your family. busy and friends and neighbors, the neighbors, some of the most remote islands in the world. many of the pacific nations have been under strict lockdown for the past year. and in some cases recorded 0 domestic transmission of covered 19. but the delta varying has changed all that. and it's clear, the only way out of that scenes, that's the only way. i don't think we have any other option then try to reaction
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anyone we can of course, subject to, to what is what is safe we there is, i don't really think there is any other way for us to, to get out of this crisis in van out to the vaccine role that has just begun quite a challenge in a nation of 83 separate islands as part of the global kovacs vaccination initiative . but who are to his now received several shipments. but with cases rising in the region many award that won't be enough for 2000 tossers and it's not really enough for the heart of oblivion one or 2. so we still need more packets in mainland southeast asia. there was a feeling that the worst of the pandemic was passed here in thailand. they only had $61.00 cove and 19 death in the whole of 2020. now, there are more than that every single day. vietnam was touted as another curve at 19 success. strict controls had kept early cases isolated and transmission well
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under control. now the vietnamese authorities a saying thousands of new cases every day. a 3rd of the countries under locked down conditions and despite talks to produce vaccines domestically, at this stage, less than half a percent of the population has been fully vaccinated. tony cheng elders, their sofa, whether nor his rob once again, there are 2 tropical storm water of cyclades, in the western pacific one is a ty, food, and this is the most dangerous one. marius made landfill already nice and job is over very wet and low. lying. lance is still going to be qualifying at least a tropical storm. i think for a couple of days yet, it's brought with it. huge amounts of water from the ocean itself. stoves just 3 meters, weigh 110 meters less than the 2 extras. ones, the north ones, the south of shanghai. but rain, all that water along the river will make it of course, a very dangerous storm. most of the ray is going to be, i think,
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to the north of shanghai, we're counting that part. i can 2nd, this is focus on this eastern china situation construct. tuesday will still be a named revolving storm. the orange is the heavy rain, shanghai, and the north up through, nudging. not so much the south. this is where the worst reading has been up until this point. nice to you to be the north, and course along the young. see as well. the boss act is like to mate landfill during choose day, nor the take have as a much smaller store winds. probably gale force, a lot of rain with it, the potential for landslides, i think, and certainly huge amounts of potential flash flooding. norfolk turkey took itself windy and sherry well still ahead hill the i was there and use our allegations and recriminations trying to issues a morning to the us. the head of high levels. all also dozens of wildfires in the u . s. northwest and smoke is far away as your captain, orange, hugh, as of july, full moon, and a shock in the pool or to miss the wind gold at the tokyo olympics. that story
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tension. fighting down be a hope to the pope as a country to define the future. august on a job. oh, a book like you're watching the news with me the hill robin to remind the whole new stories. typhoon in 515 heavily populated regions of eastern china. it comes to stay after flooding for a 1000000 people from their homes and killed at the 58000 people have been new to emergency shelters. that's been fed fighting between afghan forces and the.

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