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need answers, we want to compute justice. how did dangerous chemicals end up in baby support? let's be professional. it was not intended for muslim. and was the whole file unloaded from the ship, the missing amal and it wasn't all in one way or another. and they could wait for join me for their, for the full reports on i the 1st flight relocating of guns who worked alongside american forces has now arrived in the us. ah. was mailed to me from the headquarters, and i'm also coming up. the 1st person convicted under hong kong is national security law. a sentence to 9 years in prison. no research on the current of virus
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. delta vary. and if here is to show it as contagious chicken pox, we just need to finish the job with science. which facts with the truth with infections on the rise us president joe biden offers incentives to get more people vaccinated. ah, hello the 1st flight carrying afghan interpreter as their families and others who fear a taliban retaliation has reportedly landed in the us. the associated press is reporting that 221 people including 57 children and 15 babies were on board. the u. s. congress earlier passed emergency legislation, which includes more visas for afghans who worked with american lead forces during the war 5 now to charlotte bellis is joining us from a capital charlotte. so how is this all going down in off down the sun?
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well, people are watching it very closely. there's been a lot of hype around around the evacuation, but there's been very little details because of security. we do know that about 2500 people, 2500 afghans and me to be getting out this week. that includes about 700 of these and produces and other people who work the us government and military, along with their families. but the u. s. embassy here in cobble is incredibly worried about their security and their privacy. so they're not telling anybody on these flights. when they taking off or when they will land in the us because this is going to be ongoing for about another month and they don't want to jeopardize the security. a future evacuation of people find out the logistics of how they are getting out. we understand about $20000.00 people have applied for these special immigrant pieces. you can get a special immigrant visa or if you work the us military or government for more than 2 years. and at the moment that we understand this,
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of these 20 thousands about taking immediate family members of which is about 4 or $0.05, but $90000.00 people that they would have to get out in the next month. the logistics are huge in the us, hasn't done anything on the scale since vietnam. so what does this mean for others who are still waiting to get out? or every day we hear of more people looking for every new out, thousands as the security situation deteriorates. thousands, i'm looking for an avenue and you've got all the people who work for other nato allies. you've got people who worked for american media organizations for years, for other contractors who are looking for away out. and many of them are starting to take matters into their own hands. the un tells us about 1500000 people could try to leave. that's going to stop by the end of the year. if the security situation continues, as it is, which would be have to traverse occasions, looking towards europe and the neighbors in the region. now, as far as those,
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those people with official immigrant visas, he'll be going to the states. there is a lot of confusion still. i mean, a lot of people have applied, you've seen the 1st flight and this thousands more wondering what is actually going on. i will talk to some people who said we applied for this visa 3 years ago, and we haven't heard anything back. we talked to one person who got a letter last week saying he would be on these evacuation flights, but he doesn't have any instructions of what happens next. if he's to get a medical, what he's supposed to do, he has his story. 3 years ali was a translator for the u. s. army in his home province at home. and in may, he took a bus to cobble for an interview at the us embassy and his waited suits thing at this guest house. last week he was approved for evacuation, but he has heard nothing more. when i wake up in the morning in the morning to check it again, but there was nothing. so i called to my other friends,
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but nothing happened. and he said they be patient. ali is one is about $20000.00 africans who replied for a special immigrant visa. those who worked for at least 2 years for the us government or military eligible. the process has been long and advocate to say, increasingly confusing. a lot of people have received, offers to relocate them and evacuate them safely out of the country. the problem we're seeing is that these people are responding to the letters. and at this point there are some that are saying it's been a week. it's been 7 days and it had no response back as the telephone take more territory. the stakes arising from many of those who worked with foreign forces. all of my relatives and other people who are living in our area. they know me. like this guy was interpreter and they will tend to tell him like, there are some people that they will tell me like he was
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a linguist. so i will not go never to that again. are you a mattie worked as a translator for the us department of defense and state she 1st applied for a visa in 2017. her application is under review. it's really difficult survive here . and every down way thing if, if i gave any email for the location and evacuation, but unfortunately, we don't have com approval yet, so it's making me hopeless. who knows? i will get it or not. in a statement, the telephone sued africans who have worked with foreign forces should not be skewed. it says it hopes interpreted, stay to serve their country and if they do, they will not be threatened by the group interpreters we spoke to found that hard to believe is not a threat to thrash on thought of them. we cannot guarantee our lives with them. they cannot trust him. security is tied with the u. s. embassy,
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refusing to release any information about who is on the flight, when they will call them or arrive in the united states in order to protect those who are leaving us. with these might expect them to continue for the next month, the word any information and further evacuation, and showing that bella sarah the 1st person to be tried under hong kong as national security law has been sentenced to a total of 9 years in prison. tony young kit was convicted of the state of the session and terrorism. he was arrested last year for writing a motor bike into a group of police officers was lying flat calling for hong kong liberation, amnesty international condemned. his conviction is the beginning of the end of freedom of expression in the city. let's speak to emily lau is the chairperson of the international affairs committee of hong kong democratic party and she's joining us from hong kong. thank you so much for talking to us. so the sentence was longer
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than what was requested by the prosecution. but what is your reaction to the sentencing? well, of course, it's a very, very heavy sentence. and if the chinese government wants to send a signal to the hong kong, people about not reaching the national security law, they have really done it quite successfully. and i think many people are being in jamaica ages, and i just wanted to tell you the game is not over. we will continue to fight for civil and political rights. and in a way, it is stressing that in the judgement, there was little mention of the protection of civil and political rights, which i in fact in the national security law. so now people just don't know whether these rights are protected at all the boundaries. i'm not very clear and hence it make people even more helpful. right. about aging says that this law is widely
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needed to bring calm to the territory. well i think nobody like to see time i oh and chaos says true, but we also warn hong kong to be what he was not too long ago of sage by granted and a free city. but that is know, many people, a very, very worried in spite of now we have jubilation in the city. about our swimming is our friends is winning gold medals and cuba metal in tokyo. but the people are very, very worried. they don't know when they will step on the red line, get arrested. i may be sent to jail. how many, many years? so could this be a set back for the pro democracy movement? what impact do you think it will have on the movement? well, of course it's a big setbacks, but as i said earlier,
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the game is not over. there are people who are still prepared to speak out, prepared to defend. i will, right? i know freedom. how so, how do you mean when you say the game is not over? now i was to talking to you. so some people would seem to call everybody sizes. nobody will speak out. so we will continue to speak out to defend the things which are in the basic law in the sign, which is join declaration and national security. you know, that is ok. they want to different national security. but they also say to people, as should be said, should be free. so if we see things happening, that is otherwise we will speak out. maybe. maybe we have to be sacrificed in a fight for human rights and freedoms. what about the international community?
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because the u. s, as well as some other countries have criticize trying as a position of the national security legislation in hong kong. i mean, does this criticism make a difference at all? well, i don't know. i'm not president. see you pay. but i welcome international attention on what's happening here. maybe by just saying that i'm reaching the national security law. but still i have to say it because we have always been an international city. there are many, many foreigners living and working here. so if the international community looks at what's happening to hong kong, speak out and say, we should be free, we should be fave. i welcome that. but at the end of the day, it's people who, yeah, we'll have to do the fight and the fight will go on, but in a peaceful and non violent way. okay, thank you so much. emily love for speaking to us on al jazeera. thank you. who is
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the head right up for the break? philippines reverses this decision to grumpy defense pack that allows large scale combat exercises with the united states as your president, to take greater control of the security services appointing a new interior minister. ah, ah, it's time for the journey to winter sponsored by kettle airways. hello, good tissue. we're going to begin with that nasty storm system lashing that southern united kingdom. this is a name storm everett. and the biggest concern here will be those winds whipping up to about a 120 kilometers per hour. so this is going to have a major impact over exposed areas, and that's why we think the biggest threat for this storm will be cornwall. now we
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track where it's going on saturday. we see it sling into the low countries and southern scandinavia it will be their turn. afford that wild weather. take it back to friday. now, because we are tracking energy around the alps and this could produce some very big storms here, a batch of what weather moves from southern scandinavia into latvia, and we've got some rain for western russia and eastern ukraine. so of all of this, it's all about the heat. heat alerts in play for the balkans, widespread, sophia bulgaria, up to 38 on friday. now before i show this, next video, one is set this scene, it has been hot, it has been windy, tender, dry conditions in antalya. so if we look east of on talia, we've got this wildfire burning, 454 st workers are they're trying to battle back against the flames and 4 areas of africa, we've got some heavy rain toward molly and senate goal on friday. sponsor cut on airways ah, the fuel, the dry change?
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following the removal of robert mcguffey, in bob way, with a country brimming with one journalist set out to record the voice of the people. instead of telling people what to think, how dread that give them a chance to speak for themselves and captured a haunting, not sure of the power and fragility of hope. borne free witness on al jazeera. ah, ah, ah. some of the top stories on our 1st flight carrying off gun interpreters on others or fear a taliban retaliation has low and landed in the us state of virginia. $221.00 off
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guns including $57.00 children on 15 babies were on board. the 1st person to be tried under hong kong, national security law, has been sentenced to total of 9 years in prison. tony on kit convicted, have been fighting for the session and terrorism. he was arrested last year for writing a motorbike into a group of police officers while flying a fly, calling for hong kong with the ration amnesty international condemn his conviction is the beginning of the end of freedom of expression in the city pocket on prime minister has strongly denied that fighters from his country have cross the border to fight alongside the taliban. iran khan was pressed about the allegations during an interview with us media. he added the pocket on had suffered tremendously during the long us lead afghan war, an american forces will not be allowed to launch emissions from pakistan. like a son was more like a hired gun. the u. s. is that we paid you gave you aid,
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and that's why you were fighting this. so called war on terror. by august, 3rd, on the other hand, felt that here was a country which had no need to be part of this war. it loses the $70000.00. i mean, where, which other country has lost 70000 people fighting for someone as, as war. so pakistan is felt that here we were fighting us his war. i economy devastated edwards minuscule compared to the amount of money we lost in the economy . and yet, we will blame for the failure and apply this done. this is the pocket study point of view. the philippines is restoring the fence back to the united states that allows for large scale joint military exercises. the move was announced during a visit by the us defense secretary lloyd austin, philippine president rodrigo the territory said he'd scruffy agreement last year but had repeatedly delayed going through with it. jamila and target has more for manila,
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it's important to look back at why this was unilaterally abrogated by president rodrigo that there in the 1st place. it was at the time when he's long time 8 and former police chief was denied a u. s. visa by the u. s. government, after its involvement into there is so called drug war that has killed thousands of filipinos in without ation. 30, unilaterally abrogated a visiting for this agreement with the u. s. long, probably all this partner, in se, asia, over the past few months, there have been efforts by the defense department in the philippines, by the foreign affairs secretary here to restore that the visit the for this agreement. it's critical because it means that us forces are allowed to continuously be present here, although on rotation, but also increased operation between the 2 countries. it also means though, that during the time of a disaster upon demik greater operation will be allowed to logistical support. and we've seen basically that since president there was warn,
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in the office in 2016 when he declared is china and slowly we're away from its long standing in the us. it's been very clear that sign is an influence over the years administration has been growing. so this effort this shipped by, by the, by the administration official, the highest official to ever visit the philippines and president biden took office is actually a clear signal that the u. s. it's back on track that it's going to do it very best to renew ties with his oldest i live in asia. mm. an internal report by the us centers for disease control and prevention says the delta variance is as contagious as chicken pox. a copy of the documents obtained by u. s. media outlets shows the variance is more transmissible than the viruses that cause the bola, the common cold, the seasonal flu. smallpox analysis also indicate people infected with the delta
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vary and carry large amounts of it in their nose on throat, regardless of vaccination status. israel is the world's 1st countries to offer that a 3rd shot of the cobra, 1900 vaccine president isaac hertzog and his wife are the 1st to receive. the booster is really media says the extra shot will be for people over the age of 60. got their 2nd dose more than 5 months ago. it's an attempt to curb infections fueled by the highly contagious delta various trans government has proposed extending the current virus data for emergency and tokyo until the end of august and expanding it to several other regions. a panel is expected to agree on the measure before formerly known. it will apply to 3 prefecture as near the olympic o city as well as the western prefecture of osaka, thailand, as bounding domestic travel to the tourist hotspot a cat next month, but foreigners vaccinated against cope with 19 will still be welcome. the resort
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island is the center of efforts to revive the tourism industry, which has been devastated during the past 18 months. thailand was mostly unscathed, by the pandemic, until recently on thursday reported record daily numbers of infections and death. and as cases rise timelines, government is warning people against spreading what it calls damaging information. tony china has more than from bangkok. well, this is, i think, some of a shock to people who are really wishing mcgovern would concentrate its efforts on trying to resolve the dramatic rises in an infection rate and that we've seen over the past 3 weeks. nonetheless, the government has published new regulations saying that it will have people who publish misinformation. they're using the term fake news financially as it's described in the law. it says anyone who creates panic amongst the public, by publishing information regarding the coven 19 crisis. now they've actually had
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these pounds since they introduced the lockdown measures 2 weeks ago, but they've decided to tighten them up. the prime minister and the person in charge of the digital ministry said they would be enforced. they've asked internet service providers to shut down the eyes piece of any one they feel is guilty of doing this . but i think basically there is, it's an indication that there is a lot of criticism out there about the government. now, us president joe biden has announced a new purse to get more american vaccinated, including new rules for federal government employees on cash incentives. she had a chance, the reports 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 don't have to die view as president announced
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a mixture of incentives and requirements. employers will be reimbursed for paid sickly given to employees to get vaccinated, and biden urged local authorities to 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 president said 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. biden made it clear this was not a partisan issue that actually was developed and authorized under republican administration and has been distributed, administered under a democratic administration. the vaccines are safe,
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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. it's a very unusual, rare event. ministrations leading virus expert has been trying to explain. this is a dynamic situation with change duties. the virus has changed. the delta varian 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 are not affected. please stop the insanity. you have already done damage to his kids by having them where mask it. but other parents argue that it's masking up the
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route and the confusion about safety all 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, tennessee, as president is appointed a new interior minister days after sucking the prime minister on suspending parliament crisis. i is usually announcement to insist that he didn't stage a coup. jillian wolf report. day by day to me as president is remaking the government on thursday. can you say he'd appointed a former national security adviser to run the interior ministry? it follows the dismissal of a long list of senior officials and the president use the moment to defend his actions. the. the state is not
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a public moved by strings. there are lobbies and corrupt individuals who have been pulling the strings from behind the curtain us the conditions at this historical moment, but forced me to take such exceptional measures on him. he invoked emergency powers on sunday, seizing control of the government. critics call it a qu, but i. e says a dire economy surging pandemic and miss governance justify his actions. there are concerns about a crackdown on free speech after said replace the national tv station chief. that came hours after a journalist and human rights activists were temporarily barred from appearing on air. whatever the explanation of what happened at the state television, civil society is aware of any attempts to effect our freedom. the liberties acquired through the struggle that unity and people we are watching where all of this is going carefully. since the arab spring uprising a decade ago, western countries have applauded to need his political transition. in an interview
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with al jazeera us secretary of state, anthony blinking said he'd urge you to preserve that. we stand rather to need has been a remarkable demonstration of democracy. and it's really, i think, been a strong example, not just for, for the region, but for the world. and we have concerns about deviating from that democratic path. the streets are calm, but people say they need result. and we're following the situation of day by day. there is no blank check, true that we have faith in him and we believe in his good intentions. but the implementation remains an obstacle for both supporters and opponents of the president to nicea now appears to be at a crucial cross road. julian wolfe, al jazeera, a former us cardinal has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy at a wedding in the 1900 seventy's. theodore mckerick is charged with recounts of
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indecent assault and battery on a person. over 14 years old, he was dismissed from the clergy in 2019 after a vatican investigation confirm decades of rumors that he'd sexually molested adults and children. several tornadoes have touched down in the u. s. state of pennsylvania and wisconsin killing at least one person, a line of powerful storms, tor houses apart, prompting emergency declarations. tens of thousands of households are waiting to get their electricity switched back on. the lake and southern argentina has turned and alarming say to pink environmentalists, blame it on pollution from a nearby industrial park, and they say the lake is now so contaminated. no fish or wildlife can survive in its peruse. new president, pedro christine, has appointed a member of his own party. as prime minister, the move is expected to raise eyebrows among investors weary of the new left his
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government, and its casting dose on his ability to find political consensus. arianna sanchez reports from lima. the region is peruvians bring offerings to the pump, liking law, which is where their ancestors for the last battle for independence from spain. and its here were a few came to his 1st day as president to take a symbolical ordeal. i swear to god and the nation for a country that corruption and for a new constitution several thousands over soak as to your promise to rewrite the constitution. one of the most divisive issues during his campaign for office and on thursday, also predict either way, he'll as prime minister be either is from within the precedence marx's lennon is prepared to party. he's been investigated over and a legit apology for terrorism. but he's appeared to defend people who supported the shiny pass mouth gorilla group,
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which for the state from 1980 to 2000. and i'll say it's pricing that only 24 hours after a moderate integration speech preceded castillo returned to his fiery pre election ways, causing concern for some peruvians at foreign investors. i will fight to the people to the national gas industries for peruvian and their electricity bills will go down. and i think i have begun already making serious mistakes. first, he was unable to form a coalition in congress, enabling the opposition to perform and now naming a prime minister with a dubious background even allies find it hard to accept his cabinet. but i say to you, i think the presence of the congress won't be able to happen. congress can't approve the 1st or 2nd cabinet suggested when congress itself can be solved by the president. that leads new congressional elections with highly negative for the country. while the president celebrates their concern,
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that the countries long running political instability me to return the function and to see that amazon has reported profits, a $7800000000.00 for the 2nd quarter of this year. the world's largest retailer says revenue rose by 27 percent compared to a year earlier to $113000000000.00. but that figure fell short of expectations. the company expect sales growth to slow in coming months as more customers come out of lockdown. ah, hello again. the headlines on al jazeera, the 1st light carrying afghan interpreters and others who fear a taliban retaliation has landed in the u. s. state of virginia. $221.00 guns including $57.00 children on 15 babies were on board. charlotte bellis is in
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trouble with more but of the 1st flight. so.

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