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missing, i'm all and it wasn't all in one way or another. and lee, good way for join me for their, for the full report on my load. i want you mentoring. open your eyes. i was guy on al jazeera. ah with case numbers rising, the u. s. president makes a new appeal to americans who resisted getting vaccinate. ah, again, he said you're watching out the live from the also coming up a battle getting more incense by the day. the rebel district of 40000 people that's being bombarded by syrian government forces. the us begins relocating afghan
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interpreter and others has helped troops and soon as he, as president, needs to take greater control of the security services appointing a new interior minister. aah! with the delta variance of the corona virus spreading through the united states, president joe biden has an unsafe list of incentives and restrictions to try to get more americans vaccinated. it includes restrictions for federal employees as well as funding for small businesses. she have returns the reports now from washington. just a few weeks ago the white house was counting what it said would be a summer of joy and freedom. things have changed. this american tragedy. people are dying and will die. who don't have to die throughout their own vaccinate. you
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don't have to die view as president announced a mixture of incentives and requirements. employers will be reimbursed for paid sickly given to employees to get vaccinated and bite and urged local authorities use emergency federal aid to offer the unvaccinated $100.00 to get their shots. in addition, federal government, employees, and contract as will be required to disclose the vaccination status if they refuse or are vaccinated, they will be required to wear a mask no matter the location. physically, distance from others, be tested weekly or twice weekly, and have travel restrictions imposed. but this isn't a federal vaccine mandate. the presidents that he wasn't clear about the legality of one and federal employees have a choice not to get vaccinated, but clearly their working lives will be more difficult as a result. by dint made it clear, this was not a partisan issue that actually was developed and authorized under republican
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administration. has been distributed, administered under a democratic administration. the vaccines are safe, highly effective. there's nothing political about. we have a country in crisis that wasn't the message on capitol hill, where mosques and mandatory in the house of representatives, leading to statements of outrage from the republican minority leader. the tweeter, the liberal officials, wanted to live in a perpetual pandemic state. which led to this withering response from the democratic speaker of the house. the science. it's a very unusual rare event you've been instructions leading virus expert has been trying to explain. this is a dynamic situation with change duties. the virus has changed. the delta variance has a very unusual capability of spreading much more easily than the alpha did. the debate about masking in schools is getting heated across the country. these kids
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are not affected. please stop the insanity. you have already done damage to his kids by having them where mask is. but other parents argue that it's masking up the route and the confusion about safety. oh, tremendously more so comfortable because strategy worked, they proved it work. they proved at work last year. but perhaps there are some hopeful signs that they have decided not to get vaccination so far. may not be firmly entrenched in that position. was still way down from the peak scene in april . the numbers, if they is getting facts they could have been creeping up week on week. she every time see al jazeera washington staying with that story and also franco is a republican strategist. he says, do biden is failing to convince americans to get the vaccine. i think what's going on, i think this is the continuation of some model messages by this president. i think the focus is of course, trying to get people vaccinated because the problem is the unvaccinated. those are the deaths that are taking place, not the vaccinated, and the mask mandate is going to be now
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a disincentive to get facts needed. so if you have to not wear a mask whether you are vaccinated or not, there's not much of an incentive to do so. obviously it's a free country, no matter what the excuses and it's something to do with the health care system. these are free vaccines are widely available at grocery stores and pharmacies throughout the country is a large segment of the population. that is not trump, that is the hard core democrats, supporters and minority groups just don't believe and the efficacy. they believe in side effects. and that's that, that's their prerogative. i think the campaign that we need to have the co pays to convince people to get vaccinated and the reward is you don't have to work for a mask. the idea here is not the perfect. it's a manageable disease. the way we manage of wednesday or any anything else. so it goes back to one simple fact. how do you get unvaccinated people vaccinated?
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one message you don't want to send is what the president just today. you're going to wear a mask. what are your vaccinate or not? what is the incentive for that? we've seen the resistance out in france, in europe and other places, and i think you're going to see it in this country as well. i think it's a colossal mistake. i think you will try to walk back syrian government forces or intensifying the bombardment of their off at least 18 people have been killed. thousands have been displaced. rebels of loans, the tax on checkpoints that it is, the worst violence in the government retook the area. 3 years ago, i saw said r has more i children were among those small town, just thank you them, but there's not of cities in south syria. also follow the old valid on thursday, the student government and his allies began a large scale military operation off the afford to reach an agreement with locals, fell through rebel forces rejected the government's proposal to lay down there
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were the sons of hold on from the north to the south and east to the west. if the decision is for war than we are ready for its per piece than we support it, our preference is to do what preserves our honor. a sultan district of talent city has been under siege for one month. with the government preventing the delivery of food and madison, quoting all of the rebels to turn down so scant whoever picks up weapons against the army is a traitor and traitors should be killed, whoever they are. send this message to all the people of durham, whether they agreed to a reconciliation deal or not. there had been years of relative court in the district of the russian broker, the conciliation agreements raised with honorable forces and locals in 2018, granting amnesty to those who fought against the government in previous years,
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rebels are trying to ease the pressure in that al ballard, by launching attacks against the government forces in other areas across the province of running dozens of government checkpoints in just a few hours of what we've captured 70 of the regime soldiers. now we are headed from the town of sierra to 9 to take control of the silos rights groups are concerned about the escalation of wayland describing it as the worst in the province since the government took back whole troll in 2018 crystal saturday. oh, jazeera is stumbled. ok, let's bring in lauren's corps. he is a senior fellow at the center for american progress. he's also formerly an assistant secretary of defense. he joins us from washington. lawrence called welcome to answer 0. dara has always been different, unique i guess at some level. but why now? well, i think what happened after the election, most of the people in here,
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i did not even both. and i think i saw and is trying to get control of the whole country now that he's had this 85 percent support in the election. and when he tried that, the rebels who were allowed to maintain on their arms on the russian broker agreement and 2080, they resist it. and so now you've got a lot of violence there. and the question becomes one of the russians, does this change the status quo for there are forever in as much as you've already touched on it 20183 years ago when this immediate area was, quote, reconciled, the people of dera did not go to italy, but they refused to be bossed away from their homes. they stayed put that's right. i mean, basically you have the best of all possible worlds. because you put down the rebels without having to really get into a very, very drawn out fight. basically,
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you control the rest of the country, you didn't have all of the people going up to the province by the turkish border causing problems there. so you had basically a excellent status quo for the last 3 years, which you saw has decided after this election. he no longer wants to tolerate any group within his control. that is not completely on there. his eyes were gene. do you think in your opinion as well, that might mean that he could pivot to what's going after the so called 5th core. they are unique, they're unique to dara to this province as well because they're paid literally paid by the russians, but they were recruited and fed up to fight. i saw i saw has 99.9 percent been eradicated from syria. so as far as the 5th corps is concerned, made up of form the rebels, what's the point of them? well, you're right, that isis has been defeated primarily with the help of the united states.
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ironically when we had the courage come into the northern part of syria and, you know, killed our bag. got it. there's really no reason for it except psychological because basically this says, we've maintained our independence from assad. we have not cave. and so it's much more psychological and i think that really the question is all the russia going to intervene like they did in 2018, or are they going to say, well, some places is gone. you guys go ahead and quite it out. but there's a question that this friday could spill over into the surrounding areas and they even involve israel, which nobody wants. i suspect this is something we will return to in the coming weeks and months. lawrence called, always good to get your thoughts on what's going on. inside syria during that conflict, many thanks. thank you for having made the u. s. congress has passed a bill,
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increasing the number of visas for afghan allies to face taliban retaliation. it allows an additional $8000.00 baez's and $500000000.00 for emergency transportation and housing. the 2000000000 dollar emergency funding bill was passed unanimously by the senate. it also includes legislation loosening some visa requirements for those african allies. alan fisher has more on the resettlement process from the white house. well, we know that the 1st flights are on their way the 1st one left camilla round lunchtime. they are heading to dulles international airport, which is just south of washington. and the 2nd flight is on its way to london. they will probably land part once they arrive here in the us. they will be taken to fort lee, which is an army camp in southern virginia. that is where they will be process for their s i v as they call a special immigrant, be that now initially was around for thousands of guns and their families who would expect to go through this process. other countries have taken some of those numbers
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. so it's expected that the us will be dealing with somewhere in the region of $2500.00. i do can process them in afghan. it's not quite simply because they don't have the resources, the able to do it here and 20, blinking as well as your bike has acknowledged that the u. s. does or debt to these people and has to treat them properly. the united states as committed to helping those who helped us during our time in ghana step over the last 20 years. and indeed we've had very brave afghans who stood with with us, with our soldiers, with our diplomats, mostly as translators and interpreters. and as a result of that service benefit from the possibility of securing a visa to come live in the united states were actively engaged in that process. and notably in relocation planning for those brave afghans and their families. some of
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the us wanted this to be a managed process. we know the deadline. we know that the us troops are going to be off gonna stand by the end of august your byte and said he wanted to be by september. the 11th has been brought forward. what the didn't want was a desperate rush at the last minute. everyone remembers the famous scenes of the u . s. embassy, inside going at the end of the vietnam war, where people were being lifted off the roof by helicopters. we wanted this to be much more managed, much more dignified, and that is why these flights are starting to arrive in the u. s. june. as he as president case i. e has appointed a new interior minister days after sacking, the prime minister and freezing the parliament read gasoline. who is the latest appointment following the dismissal of a long list of senior officials. st. support. opponents have labeled the actions as a qu, but at the swearing in ceremony, the president, mr. seed once again dismissed those accusations the will at least that the mere,
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the state is not a public moved by strings. there are lobbies and corrupt individuals who have been pulling the strings from behind. the curtain us between asian state is made of institutions and national facilities who worked for the service of all according to the law and the constitution. while the conditions at this historical moment forced me to take such exceptional measures, still to come here on out to 0 millions of deaths and many more dealing with the after effects we look in the diagnosis. battling what's called long code is being described as south africa's taxi will, will tell you why the army is being called in as drivers and commuters worried about their lives. ah, ah, it's time for the journey to winter sponsored by cattle airways.
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hello there, there's more wet weather on the way for china over the next few days as we look to east asia, particularly for southern areas and up in the north east. we've got the remnants of typhoon info, which has been downgraded to a tropical depression. but it's working its way up to the northeast and if we take a closer look, it's taking that wet and windy weather with its a beige is likely to see lots of thunderstorms and showers as well as areas of he bay province. we are expecting heavy downpours and flooding rains, we could see some flash flooding and land slides here. the korean peninsula stays fine and dry on friday. a lot of heat coming through and temperature is above average for so. but if you go to saturday, we see that wet weather kicking in, we're expecting some pretty heavy showers here. put your pan, it's still a very wet picture across pots of horn. she even though the heat is there, will have some thunderstorms kicking off in tokyo, but up in the north it remains hot for her kind or as temperature is sit in the
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early thirties. much of the weather is to come for those southern areas of china and for tie one on saturday, we could see some floods kick in there. and as we move to south asia for india, we've seen quite a bit of flash flooding. we could see more as those monsoon rains, fall. sponsor cut on airways. the fuel the dry chains. following the removal of robert mcguffey than bob way with a country, bringing with it one journalist set out to record the voice of the people. instead of telling people what to think and give them a chance to speak for themselves and capture the haunting, not sure of the power and fragility of hope borne free witness on al jazeera. ah, ah,
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the me. welcome back here without 0 life from your top stories this half hour. the us president joe biden has an unsafe list of incentives and restrictions, trying to get more americans vaccinated. federal employees who aren't inoculated to wear masks, and have regular tests during government forces intensifying the bombardment of iran, 18 people have been killed. thousands been displaced in violence in the government . we took the area 3 years ago, truancy as president. can you say he has appointed a new interior minister days to 2nd, the prime minister and freezing parliament? he's really got to tell you, he is the latest appointment, falling the dismissal of a long list of senior officials, half of me and mas 54000000 people,
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could be infected with cobit 19 in the next 2 weeks. that's the warning from the british ambassador to the you when the health care system has collapsed since the military to power in the queue. in february, medics have been attacked and detained. many are on strike. and they been looking after people in secret that we spoke to a medical student on the telephone, we concha, her name and location for reasons of security. here's her account of the corona virus situation on the ground where she says the military is denying patients oxygen. we don't really need coffins here. we just need a point back or a bed sheet. and my friend has a, we've called it a few days ago, a voluntary team from nova who came to her house and took her father's body, which was wrapped in a bench. you had great people can pens and do
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you want us to take all the oxygen tank? that's the gas tanks and the took them all to pieces, the military compound or the military hospital. and that's how he robbed our african. now people have to go to the hospital with it because they don't have any medical supplies and who have to try to go to the hospital with the outage and being candid, we, if us that you are not, you're in the military and are you allowed to be hospitalized some wines, some wise food searches for military and post on social media that the hospital because the hospital or the military hospital don't last your husbands or
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families to be hospitalized. the japanese government has proposed extending the corona virus state of emergency in tokyo through the end of august and expanding it to several other regions to the restrictions are expected to be agreed by a panel of experts over seeing the outbreak that they'll apply to 3 prefecture as near the olympic host that he took you and the western prefecture of soccer, the capital announced a record of 3865 daily infections on thursday, while daily cases nationwide of top to 10000. the 1st time. millions of people in the u. k, who recovered from corona virus are now living with so called long cove. it, it can affect their ability to live a normal life for months. the symptoms are so wide ranging. the diagnosis has been difficult until now is general in the u. k. alone, almost
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a 130000 people have lost their lives to covered 19, many more have lost their quality of life. they've been awful. while i've described this as hell on the best day, i probably feel 30 percent of my pre cove itself on the worst face. it can be, you know, 5 percent or less things like brain folk would feel like i have a constant concussion eyesight, difficulties float in my eyes, all the time. constant tinnitus, i get all sorts of rushes, bleeding problems, and purple toes. shanie right, is one of those living with long cove. it, 16 months after catching the virus. i've had a number of scans. i've seen a number of specialists. none of them can give me any answers when it comes to doctors. i'd say at worst, you know, you get doctors that simply don't levy, they don't believe that long period exists. and at best doctors they kinda shrugged shoulders and they say, well, ok, so new
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a new illness. we don't know what to do. studies are under way to understand the damage to the lungs, heart and brain that lead to long cove. it with researches in katara reporting a breakthrough away of diagnosing the condition by looking for nerve damage in the i know piper loss is as a consequence of multiple newer degenerative diseases. but there is a peculiar pattern in here, which is that we are seeing this immune cells, which we don't see in a lot of other new degenerative conditions. so if there is something additional that we're finding here, which is nerve loss and activation of immune cells which may be more specific to long coded. as the pandemic goes on, this memorial wall on the banks of the river thames in london, will continue to fill up with the names of those who lost their lives to coven 19. what isn't remembered here? of course, other more than 3000000 people in the u. k who say they're living with the symptoms of long cove it for which there currently is no cure. but for which there may now
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be the important 1st step of diagnosis or anything that can be used as some kind of bio marker for long curve. it is massively helpful because not only does it give some insight into what is going on and potentially down the line, the, the treatment because that's what we want if effective treatments the in this nightmare. but also it says to those doctors that deny the existence of non code that the thing of course it, we'll look at the science a glimmer of hope in an ordeal so far without end jona whole al jazeera london, a former us cardinal, has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy at a wedding in 19 seventies. theodore mckerick is charged with 3 kinds of indecent assault and battery. he was dismissed from the clergy. john henry has more from washington, former cardinal theodore mckerick has been charged with the sexual abuse of a 16 year old boy. mckerick was the former archbishop of washington dc,
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and that makes him the highest ranking catholic priest ever to face sexual abuse charges in the us. the alleged victims, as the salt happened at a wedding in wellesley, massachusetts, in 1974. mckerick is 91 years old and was well respected within the church until accusations of sexual abuse surfaced in 2018. a year later, the catholic church diffract him and expelled him from the priesthood. he has faced civil lawsuits in new york and new jersey. but he had not been expected to face criminal charges because the statutes of limitation had expired in those instances because they happen. so long ago, well now, officials in massachusetts, according to the boston globe which broke the story, say he can be charge because he wasn't a resident of the state of massachusetts. and therefore those statutes of limitations ended. when he left the state, he now faces 3 counts of indecent assault and battery on
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a person over the age of 14. protests calling for guatemala as president to resign . our growing offer an anti corruption prosecutor, was fired. traffic was blocked across the country to put pressure on alexandra gamma t. i special prosecutor one. francisco thunderbolt was investigating people close to the president when he was dismissed and forced to flee. the country. at ortiz is director of equal studies at the liberty and development foundation. he says, washington could take further action. he had to keep in mind what a mullins relationship with us are very, a very close type. we have 3000000 people, leave him there, you know, migrant. and we also rely on the cooperation from the us, especially from, you know, combating crime drug dealing. and of course, this is news where we're, you know, a huge factor right now in the country. you know, most people are angered at you as decision to pause. he's corporation with the
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attorney general and that's why they're demanding that the union resignation. but you say that, you know, it isn't so fine that the us used to probably putting more pressure in what am i and government and we will see what else they do because they announce they are willing to take some more critical measures against what among government if anything doesn't change in almost every talent and they were cd, you can see people protests and i haven't seen anything like that. probably in 2015 when the former president of but as molina was forced to resign, the main demand remain the you know, there is a nation of the attorney general because she was the one who fired the special protector and decided that the prison doesn't have the authority to remove the attorney general. so almost all the demands are targeted at the attorney general
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right now. dozens of people had been killed in a taxi turf war in the south african city of cape town. rival companies are fighting for control of a busy route. the violence of sparked fears among commuters and drivers is robin smith. with millions of south africans dependent on public transport, the government is not taking any chances. rival, taxi associations have been fighting for ownership of a busy route. confrontations have raged for years, and it's got worse with more than 80 people killed so far this year. 24 of them in july alone. among those injured a 5 month old baby, penitent drivers and bystanders say they are living in fear. we can't exactly drive
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like the way we used to use it because you go there we go, the way they got to shoot at 2 guys, 3 guys came in and around the corner. and then with just enjoying that side of the container where we might operate and those guys came towards ending with guns. and then they came shoots. one of our colleagues piece talks have so far, failed prompting authorities to close the notorious route for the next 2 months. and to make passes available to commuters as an alternative. emissions taken by government have hope to qualify violence for now, at least. but commuters are still being severely affected every evening, thousands q 4 hours before making the journey home by bus. for many it doesn't stop
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the sale then for to walk long distances in the dock in order to get home name and last 4. no, i have to take the nick that was it. and then i said, oh no, i'm not please but i'm taking a risk with lives and livelihood at stake. commuters effectively help hostage by the time people are desperate for inclusion to the violence. robinson and al jazeera have a welcome. if you're just joining us, you're watching al jazeera, it's just gone half past the hour. your top stories, the us president joe biden has an unsafe list of incentives and restrictions, trying to get more americans vaccinated against co.

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