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well, n t on al jazeera, the sandy beaches judy free shopping and low taxes. could the tropical island of high non become china's new hong kong? 11 east investigates on which is 0. the news. another night of co few engineers and more calls for talks 2 days after the president seized power and suspended product. ah madison, this is ally from don't also coming up. you as president joe biden is considering compulsory vaccination for federal employees with more mosque waiting advice. even for the vaccinated and high risk alias, 10 people including
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a former close 8 of port frances on trial and the vatican, accused of extortion, embezzlement and money laundering. a motorbike writer who drove into police and hong kong becomes the 1st person convicted under its national security law. ah, we're going to begin to miss you what a constitutional crisis is threatening the countries decade old democracy. the largest coalition government party says it's ready for elections after the president for parliament and sacked, the prime minister in after part. he says the move by k side is unconstitutional. i'm civic society groups say they're opposed to emergency measures. laura burton manage reports. happy bird gave avenue in the heart of 2 nieces, diplomat, guerria has known in the stage for protests and political change. and this week
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with no difference or security forces, lying the streets and the army. his setup, barricade, locking people and politicians from access to government buildings. president kyle said sucked the prime minister of the prominence capital members and announce a freeze on parliament's 30 days. he says the decision was taken after following the process laid out by the constitution. but the move was divided opinions, and i'm a local if the people see that kind of said wants to become a dictator and work against the revolution. of course the people rise up against him and overthrown him. so, you know, i don't know cause cause it is really a rescue operation because lately alternation have seen that the economic and social situation has deteriorated. a lot under the government's policies, the biggest political group, the another party is calling the president's move accrue, but says it's open and ready for dialog. we reject the
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unconstitutional announcements and we welcome all the rejections that have come from most of the, the political party as well as some of your patients. and we call the changes in people to the com and vigilant and you ready to defense visible. christy really, really, really must protest were held on sunday with many, focusing at the not the party a long struggle with cubic 19. and an economy in decline has become a perfect recipe for unrest. the then on monday, a face off in tunis between those for and against the president. the same streets were filled during the 2011 jasmine revolution that led with decades of democracy
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with the people now in power of being accused of corruption and incompetence. and the president is accused of establishing an authoritarian governments, the many people here so hard to read of a decade ago. for now, what is important is that the decision for all of the political acts up to fit together, that we are no longer within. i'm returning the resume into needs yet, but we're in democratic are you into an epic and has to happen within the graphic process and democratic framework. so now to mrs. com. many don't know whether it's fragile democracy can be phased by dialogue or whether the streets will once again become a stage for nation demanding change lower but manly out if there are not long yet, it is a senior fellow in middle east on a list of the out of center, he's joining us live on skype from washington dc. good to have with us on all to 0 . what do you think that the president would have to do now in order to reassure
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the people of chinese and countries, particularly in the gulf that this was not a qu? i think the best step to actually to read to what you, what you've done. because according to going to the fusion, i think he has the only version. he's understanding that she can discharge the government. he can do sort of the parliament, the best thing they can do right now to undo what he's done before. and i'm sure i'm not sure he has the character to do that because he's a clear, he's stubborn. he is not all been, are you to on your the out of the but he's got parties the invited all civil society organization for the police that he has such an attitude against the police stations as a rob and this is the same attitude for popular leaders we have seen in your body and he says during administration, i think this is
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a dangerous more i should hearing lies and understand that this is being a part of the democratic process. you have to actually go in a situation, a new hoster, accept other players, be part of the mall. the president is an independent artist and he's not affiliated to any political party. but as laura barton mom was saying in her report, just a moment to go under the the, the rule if you like, of the government predominantly made up but enough to party which carried a significant role in the government. trinity's economy essentially has been stuttering to a standstill and the whole roll out of the vaccine pandemic. and sorry, the facts vaccination is during the cold time damage had been something of a disaster. there are allegations of corruption was really anything else that the president could have done. was it not in some ways, right? to actually draw a line under it and say right enough is enough. we have to start again. but the
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better the manager may call it better than make is this is not on only have been in egypt and having an all countries around the world. even there are more war situation in india or in, in united states. and other countries. very spawns not actually to crush the democratic situations. the democracy sometimes has no answer to everything but the democratic process it can allow for also you sion, to be bart and to be discussed and debated within. now what, what, what he had done actually he added politically, i'm going to do here in a crisis, to the economy and to the health problem in tunisia. and this is why now the 20 gender, instead of focusing on how to deal with the vaccine, the lack of vaccine ation, and that of hospitalisation. now they have to deal with their political unconstitutional issue. now look, it's decided to close down the government for 2 days. and care of yours from
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6 b m, until 7, a. m. for almost someone that's actually was to the situation rather than help the venetian people. we always say democracy has no and it does not have the whole answers, but at least abroad can help. for the people to find the best answer and the best answer to the interests of the people. but on the other, we appreciate your being and i'll just say to thank you very much indeed for your time. so thank you. me us president joe biden says he's considering requiring all federal workers to get vaccinated against corona virus. cases in the us continue to climb, largely driven by the more contagious delta variant. and today, tuesday, the centers for disease control and prevention,
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vast as mask policy. it's now recommending a fully vaccinated people where mosques indoors in parts of the country with high transmission rates. i've got a consideration right now, but if you're not actually, you're not nearly as smart as i thought. i knew we have the vaccinate more more, we learn more, we are as fires in the variation more we have to be more concerned. and in only one thing we know for sure, if those other 100000000 people got vaccinated, we've been a very different and let's go out to my canada, who's in washington dc for us. mike, if this does get rolled out, we're talking about 5 thousands and thousands of federal employees and one would imagine statistically alone,
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there are going to be those who don't want to get vaccinated and how likely is it? we're going to see some sort of pushback against this well, that's very likely. and we are talking about hundreds of thousands of people, the federal government, for example, employees, ton for 1000000 people full time. if you add to the number of contractors that that rises to some 10000000. so this will impact on a lot of people. now they have been some states that have already introduced a vaccine mandate. new york, for example, new york city, as well as california, has now introduced a vaccine mandate. now in both of those areas, the mandate is there, but at the same time, there will be no action taken against workers who refused to have the vaccination, but it will be made difficult for them, given that they will then have to agree to very regular testing. they would also have to wear a mosque whenever they were indoors and in contact with the public. now,
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the indications and media his reporting that president biden will be announcing the plan later in the week, spokesman for his office is reported as saying that the mandate will be much along the lines that we've seen in new york city and in california. that there will be a mandate, but at the same time, people will not be fired. however, there will be extra measures that the unvaccinated will have to follow in order to remain in their work. so this would be a massive step and they will certainly be pushed back, particularly from a republicans who would see this as what they would describe as federal overreach. and just as we were mentioning, this is coming at the same time as the centers for disease control and prevention. the cdc is reversing its decision about mosque wearing. just talk us through, fought this is what they've been saying about that. well, this has been expected. the director of the cdc held
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a telephone briefing in the course of the day, and she said that we would have to look at the infection rates in particular areas . any area in which there is an increasing infection rate. the mosque mandate indoors must be returned. so this will be done on a region by region basis in dc where i am at the moment, the infection rate has increased full times in the month of july. and now the district leaders are looking at this, looking at the cdc recommendations. and within the next few hours, we expecting some kind of announcement in d. c. this will be a procedure happening throughout the united states following the cdc recommendations. but this is a turn around by the c d. c. it was back in may when they ruled that vaccinated people need not wear a mos indoors. this is not being reversed in areas with, i say, with high vaccination rates, which would be determined in each region in terms of the amount of infections they
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have just at very quickly as well as the director of the cdc repeating that point, that there is a direct correlation between the lack of vaccination and the increase in the cobit infection rate. those states in which they are less vaccinations, the rate of infection is higher. so clearly a co co relation between the 2. and i'm at that to that at present. less than half of the people in the united states vaccinated, so they are well over 100000000 people who are still not vaccinated for whatever reason. my kind of life is in washington dc. mike, thanks a lot. well, tight organizations discussing global demands for a vaccine. payton to waiver at a meeting in geneva, the u. s. south africa and india light calls for the suspension of intellectual property rights on several jobs. they say it would allow local production of vaccines and end dependent more quickly. but it's opposed by some wealthy nation,
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including the u. k. and the european union on a house in london. he says there's unlikely to be treat agreement and vaccine waivers. among w t o members, i think it will meet a divided audience in the world trade organization among its membership is the general council meets over the next 2 days. they're going to address it. they're going to look at it, we're going to hear from them either today or tomorrow. is it likely to be endorsed overall by consensus? this is a consensus body after all. probably not at this meeting. i think those are the signs. anyway. there's a lot of opposition. the u. k. germany on the part of the e. u is opposed as well as other rich countries. japan, australia, norway, switzerland. these are countries that believe that if you simply do away with intellectual property rights, you set a very poor precedent in terms of future investment, risk research innovation by these big pharmaceutical companies. they'd rather see a system of licensing rights handed out to developing countries. technology
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transfers so that you can manufacture those vaccines on the ground that you don't do away with the all important profit principle. so without consensus, there's unlikely to be agreement. it may be pushed down the road to another meeting in october to too late, of course, say activists, and campaigners who will and many more people will die in the meantime. infection rates are rising fast across the developing world. and as they do so, to will rise the risk of the emergence of yet more dangerous variance, undermining further the world's ability to escape this pandemic. still, i don't all do 0. the indifference shown to my colleagues is disgrace, emotional testimony from us police officers who would attract during the january 6th capital riots. we find out what they want congress to do the ivory coast president talestine without his predecessor long. but for the 1st time since the
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wild re pushed the country into a civil war 10 years ago, the is the time the year when you get thunderstorms in the desert, south west. if you look at the big circulation, they tend to move up then and the going across the great lake. so the big circulation round, the us, this is the result of those stores in the full corner states. these for here, it happens every year. if you're lucky and you tend to get flooding as a result, but it's probably welcome rain, rain elsewhere rather limited to spring slowly as the southern states into florida . that is a mass here in a cross into the midwest. eventually the rest of the great lakes. you saw a direction of that cloud with these is also above the smoke from the fires in british columbia in oregon, california. now, hopefully some of the storms will tend to damp them down,
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but quite often it's just drive under storms and they tend to set them off with the lightning is the picture on thursday. the big storm to down through chicago and to the east venture into pennsylvania. they're not that big to be off and it's dried this sir, the caribbean, the gulf of mexico. it's good scattering, seasonal showers. but there is also seasonal heavy rain. it's died down a bit in costa rica and panama rather more obvious. i think you'll find in guatemala. well knicker argue or hung judas. but for mexico must try picture. unless you're on the pacific coast. ah, the wizard bang. energy and change to every part of our universe. or small to continue the change all around the shape by
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technology and human ingenuity. we can make it work for you and your oh a reminder of our top stories this jenise is largest political party says it's ready for the elections a day after the president dismissed the prime minister and froze parliament for the doctor parties warning against an autocratic regime. us president joe biden trans old federal workers could be required to get vaccinated against covered 90 cases. continue to climb, driven by the delta variables one bucks,
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nation rates. a few of leveled off at less than 50 percent rogue trade organization discussion demands for vaccine patients waiver at its meeting in geneva. the u. s. africa and india calls for the suspension of intellectual property rights swallow local production of vaccines. january 6th attack and the u. s, capital building was a clear plan to disrupt democracy according to one police officer who was present that day. he was one of several testifying before a congressional committee in washington, d. c. john hamden reports from washington. d. c. the whole truth and nothing but the true in sometimes harrowing testimony for police officers detailed a coordinated attack on the us capital. and on them the washington police officer, michael nunes own body camera,
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captured him being pulled into the crowd of donald trump. supporters beaten and shocked with a taser like stay in their body. like jimmy, i'm here and he says the response from republican politicians has been just is hurtful. the indifference shown to my colleagues is disgraceful, but nothing truly, nothing has prepared me to address those elected members of our government who continue to deny the events that day and in doing so, betray their oath of office washington metropolitan police officer, daniel hodges, seen in a viral video being crushed between the capital doors by writers urged congress to act. i need you guys to address if anyone in power had a role in this, we're not allowed to join us capital police officer harry dunn recalled being taunted with racial slurs. no one had ever ever called me and
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while wearing the uniform of a capital police officer, just 2 republicans joined the panel defying their party to question the officers. you guys may like individually feel a little broken but you got his line. if you guys help you here, the former president trump say, quote, it was a loving crowd. there was a lot of love in the crowd. how does that make you feel it's upsetting? is a benteke excuse for his behavior for something that he himself help to create this monstrosity. i'm still recovering from those hogs. in cases day the the house select committee saw previously unseen video. some of it graphic, profane and threatening the the
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i've, people died on capitol hill on january 6th. but despite the presence of 2 republicans on the committee, the republican party is largely refusing to cooperate with the inquiry in solidarity with donald trump, who urged the borders to march on the capital house. republican leader kevin mccarthy says the hearing is nothing but political theater, that becomes a failed committee and a failed report. a sham that no one can believe is the hearings continue the effort to investigate. the insurrection continues to be matched by an equally aggressive campaign to discredit it. john henry and al jazeera washington, a former close ally of pope frances is on trial for the late financial crimes he, along with 9 others, is accused of extortion, embezzlement, and money laundering. it's the largest trial ever to take place within the vatican . and simmons reports london on the links the case has to the u. k. what has the
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vatican? the heart of the roman catholic church and chelsea, one of the most exclusive and desirable parts of london got in common. it isn't religion, it's money. lots of it. then add to that murky deals. extortion and fraud revolving around a central figure. not a godfather, a catholic cardinal angelo. bet you. he was a close adviser to pope francis, who fired him last year, accusing him of nepotism. but this scandal is far bigger than favors for friends and family. bet you and 9 others faced charges including embezzlement, extortion, money laundering, and abuse of office tables here in london, that market chelsea that but you became involved. it's alleged with a major investment of $412000000.00 in this real estate. but the church money was wasted because of a scam and over evaluations,
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prosecutors say to london based italian finance, he has received vast sums of money from the vatican for reckless speculative investments. the form of vatican financial regulators. swift lawyer ran a brew heart was also involved. bet you is said to have been involved in other fraudulent schemes to much of it using money donated by the catholic faithful. pope frances has made reforms in the vatican's justice system. this trial is the 1st to see a causal indicted by criminal prosecutors. the churchmen used to be in judgment. he was one of the most powerful figures in the vatican, and for him now to be facing trial is, is really extraordinary. it is, i think, a sign of the seriousness with which pope frances has taken the task of cleaning up gotcha can finances. i bet you who had once considered becoming a candidate for the papacy. denies all charges and says he's the victim of,
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of that a can conspiracy. andrew simmons, which is their 5 in greece, are burning out of control, sweating, suburban neighborhoods near athens, the raging of forest at the base of mount antelli, north of the great capital firefighters, local authorities, se surrounding suburbs there under threat daytime temperatures. they have reached 36 degrees and they could rise to 39 degrees in the coming days. monsoon reigns in bangladesh have triggered a landslide at the world's largest refugee camp, killing at least 6 people that happened at the critical long campaign. cox's bizarre, it's home to more than a 1000000 your refugees from neighboring me and mark. most of the victims were children, more rainfall, the full cost in the coming weeks. flash floods in sudan have displaced more than 2000 people and destroyed hundreds of homes in the eastern galleria region. people . they are angry about the government's response, so testers of blocked the main road under threatening violence governments warning
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of more heavy rain in the coming weeks. the decal, rivals and ivory coast have met for the 1st time in a decade. president allison water and his predecessor longer bug bowl had not come face to face since the disputed elections sparked unrest. killing more than 3000 people by bro recently returned after being acquitted. of war crimes by the international criminal court, already dressed reports from boucher, the after decade of bitter rivalry. their 1st meeting was an icebreaker. both leaders smiled to the cameras rather than president allison water. i invited to desa into a palace. he was forced to leave 10 years ago. at the end of the meeting, that lasted an hour, the 2 liters came out relaxed, and with words of hope for a deeply divided nation retinal central said, now the meeting, we've been eagerly waiting for has happened. we should all congratulate each other
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. there's been crises and divisions in our country, but that's all behind us. the most important thing is piece for our country as lauren said, it is important for us to move forward. it's good for our future. on his part, lauren bubble asked that i vote in jail for that roles in the countries political crisis, beset free history. pres, deceptive. i'm very happy with our meeting because it was very relaxed and i'm very proud about it. and i requested that we should have such discussions from time to time to reduce the tension in the country. the partisan between the 2 foes parked to civil was that cost thousands of lies and the country's political stability. bible was still commands a light following despite his tenure absence from ivory coast is keys to suit the stability to also other exiled politicians like former speaker of parliament game, subtle ones, our title ally the meeting is seen as an important foster. i think they realize
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that it's time to figure out a future we cannot face was not what we saw in 2011. but to my voice is a skeptical of a quick reconciliation. these victims and families of those killed during the countries was gathered to lay a wreath hours before the meeting. feel even if they want to reconcile, they can. but that should come at the expense of the victims of their political rivalry. victims are not involved and not happy, they might as well expel us from the country. 10 years of national reconciliation driven mainly by civil society, has so far failed to hear words here. one meeting, want immediately change that how many degrees algebra the 1st person to be charged under hong kong, national security law has been found guilty tonguing kits was convicted of inciting, secession, and terrorism. after riding a motorcycle into a group of police officers and displaying
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a banner that called for hong kong liberation it in bryan reports. july the 1st 2020. and one of the last big protests in whom come a gathering held in defiance of social distance thing rules and sweeping new national security law. the same law under which tonguing kit has now been convicted . it was the day disobedience accelerated, these images capturing the moment. tom drove his motorcycle towards a group of policemen attached to his machine, a banner proclaiming liberate hong kong revolution of our times. that was a cry heard constantly during the unrest. tones that pleaded not guilty to both charges on which he was convicted. his trial happened without a jury. instead, the verdict was delivered by a panel of 3 judges, appointed by hong kong chief executive carry,
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alarm. the reasons the judge gave their verdict runs to more than 60 pages, but in essence, they say the tongue fully understood that the words on its protest, spanner acquainted to a call for independence and that the slogan was capable of inciting others. he'll be sentenced at a later date, but faces a lifetime. more than a $120.00 people have so far been charged under the national security legislation, including the publisher, jimmy ly, who was also in court on tuesday. like tongue he to face and spending the rest of his life in jail. adrian brown, al jazeera hong kong. ah, this is how to do it. these are the top stories. chin is, is largest. political party says it's ready for elections. are they off to the president dismissed the prime minister unfroze parliament. but the enact parties warning against an auto.

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