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like other such policies can be washed and reuse. the design that we've come up with, ethical, sustainable, and entirely made in the u. k. it looks like face most to the parts of many people's lives, at least in the short term. whatever kind of the way they're being urged to consider where it comes from and where it will end up. i me that says bring afghans and their families to a military base in the united states have left their homeland fear in calibre reprisals for working with american for so many other looking for better. and then now i'm charlotte bell is outside the passport office here in cobb where there's been a huge surge and application as well as increases across. i've got a fellow again, i'm come all found to maria in don't. how with the world news from al jazeera and
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jail, down to hong kong, national security lower has been given 9 years in prison. a sent them back to the states meant to send a message and is where it rolls out. it's a co good 19 booster shots with us report say the delta variant is now is contagious chicken. ah, welcome home. the west view as president joe biden, to those on board the 1st flight bringing afghans who worked alongside american lead forces during the war. buses have taken them to the fort lee military base and the state of virginia, 221 people in all 57 of them children 15 were babies 20000. others of applied with special in the current basis. those who worked for the us government or military for at least 2 years are eligible, but the process has been long and complicated. joe biden says this fight this flight is the 1st of many. this is part of his statement. today's an important
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milestone. as we continue to fulfill the promise to the thousands of africa, nationals who served shoulder to shoulder with american troops and diplomats over the last 20 years. and i've kind of done, most of all, i want to thank these brave afghans for standing with us. and to day i am proud to say to them, welcome out. how did you cast or outside the military base in fort lee? tell us heidi about what you've been seeing with the rival. come on earlier this morning. those buses carrying the 1st 200, some afghan, arrive here at the portly military base. they'll be process inside. have their final health screening before they are then resettled into the united states. so be here a total of some 7 days i spoke with the cousin of a man who was aboard this flight. and in fact, both men served as translators or u. s. military forces in afghanistan and the man of war, the flight was lucky to be among the 1st because he was working directly with the
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us government. trip to draw was a now and now his cousin says he is elated to have arrived in the united states with his wife and with his 3 children to lay their heads in the united states for the 1st time, safely away from the risk of taliban retaliation. for the work that he did for the u. s. government, and in fact, this is a family where 5 brothers all served as translators for us troops and still 2 brothers remain trapped in cargo. they have applied for the visa program as well, but have not heard anything in over a year. we are told and they represent the 10s of thousands of applied who worked with us troops and who are now hearing for their lives as a taliban advances. i spoke with the us army veteran to credit his translator for saving his life in afghanistan. and now he is working desperately to try to get everyone out. we're running out of time and we're not doing what's
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necessary to save these people at every day that we don't do anything as a gift to the taliban because it gives them just that much more time to hot down these people and kill them. so realistically, what can be done? well, now retrospect, there is a lot of criticism aimed at the bottom ministration. that why weren't these evacuations initiated back when there was still more troops on the ground back when there were still infrastructure to get these people safely out of the country. but that's already in the past. what can be done now? well, that veteran says he and others would wildly volunteer for rescue mission, but we know biden has no political will to send troops back into afghanistan after announcing this withdrawal. so we're looking at somewhere between more than 10 flights a day that would be needed to get remaining s i v. applicant out of afghanistan before the august 31st deadline. thank you. how did you kind of start fully
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virginia? the reality on the ground in afghanistan though, is that government treats us to finding the taliban currently in the western city of her art. the groups recently seized several districts around that city and to border crossings in the province. the fighting is left thousands of afghan civilians displaced with no urgent aid available, diplomatic added to james bass reports and from cobble on this increasing number of attacks and fighting across that can it's done that includes an attack on the un headquarters in the west. the security situation is not going the way the african government or the americans would like you like, well, have interpreters who are in parts of africa on a son who would find it very hard to get to cobble. let me tell you about the latest on the security situation around. can the ongoing flashes in helmand also in the south, the neighboring province to canada, clashes that we understand there's been as strikes again, we believe those might well have been u. s. s strikes, but the real focus of attention in recent hours is actually on the west of
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afghanistan and iraq, the regional capital, the part, the big city in afghanistan closest to iran. well, we understand the taliban have been pushing around herat in a number of places. a number of different security incidents and most worryingly, i think for the african government, according to local reports. is this fighting on the road between herat city and herat airport? we believe the airport is currently closed because of that fighting. we're also hearing the un compound which is old, that road from the city to the airport has come on the attack. i'm hearing from local sources that no un stuff had been killed or injured. but there were guards working for the african government around that compound. and there are reports that some may have been taken injured, the reports been taken hostage. there also reports that some been injured and got one report that at least one has been killed. well, the uncertainty and the violence has forced many more afghans were made. many more
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africans desperate to escape the country. the un says at this right when an off me and my leave, by the end of the year shallow, bella has the support from campbell. before you reached the passport office and cobble you pass the stools of administrators, passport applicants pay them to do the paperwork in 5 years. mohammed s of his down this he's never been busy. i don't want to get john, go over the status of them. since there's been a lot of violence and the american forces are gone, people don't trust the security situation. that's why a lot of people are trying yet most of them are families. they come in apply with their children. 26 year olds, beulah heading isn't leaving years, but he sees everyone he knows is preparing for that day. that's how you're jennifer, why there's conflict in war in every district. so we're getting passports ready in case the situation gets worse. so we can go away to a safe place. he's not alone at dawn, this is the queue to apply for passports,
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thousands a here every day. but the number of people leaving is even more. there is a constant stream of afghan refugees crossing into turkey near the iran border. the un says in the 3 weeks to july, the 15th up to 40 percent more african split without passport. so visas some using smugglers. turkey detained, 1500, mostly african migrants in one week to make the journey and set up a new life. they need money. so as many prepared leave, they are selling their assets. the un migration agencies is 223-0000 people and know escaping abroad every week. and at this rate, $1500000.00 africans could be headed towards europe by the end of the year. for 8 years now, the mohammed naughty and his best friends have meet outside the sky. yes, they sit and talk for hours. so i said, you remember good morning. we will be alive the next 2nd. so that's why every
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person right now is in the process of trying to get out of the country. there is no place for afghans in this country anymore. 30 years ago, nasa fled to denmark as a refugee. he only returned in 2001 when the us invaded. i'm because when the americans came and brought their forces, we thought we are saved. we thought all this misfortune is over. but now we think that was the start of our misfortune. most prized possessions passed on through families are also being left behind. hum, mohammad faces a conflict of interest as a 2nd hand dealer. he profits from the goods that come his way, but he knows what people are giving up in order to flee. yes, gonna stone. he wishes they didn't have to charlotte bellis o jazeera couple. on to other news and israeli soldiers of attacked the funeral procession of a 20 year old palestinian man was killed on thursday in the occupied west bank by
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fire, rubber coated steel, bullets, stun grenades, t a gas and through sewage. water towards people mourning the death of shall cut our web towards hit with live ammunition in the head and stomach during the funeral of a 12 year old, who was also killed by israeli. me my 40 pound estonian protesters were injured during attack spies, ready forces in the village of beta and south of nablus in the occupied west bank. it happened after friday prayers when palestinians were marching against the construction of an illegal settlement. outpost, they said they're designed to capture palestinian land in occupied territory in syria. several demonstrations of taken place in the north west against violence in the southern problems have been on protest as a don't denouncing the military campaign launched by syrian government forces. at least 18 people have been killed and thousands displaced in the worst violence since the government recaptured the area 3 years ago. the 1st person to be tried under beijing's national security law in hong kong has been
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sentenced to a total of 9 years in prison tongue. in kit was convicted for inciting, secession and terrorism. he was arrested last year for writing a motorbike into a group of police officers while flying a flag, calling for hong kong liberation, and esteemed to national called his conviction. i'm sorry, condemned his conviction as the beginning of the end of freedom of expression and the 50 emily laws chairwoman of the international affairs committee of hong kong democratic party and says the length of that sentence is designed to send a message. it is 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, but 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,
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it's really just 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 and tool boundaries. i'm not very clear and hence it make people even more vehicle. i think nobody like to see time i oh and you know chaos that's 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 no more. many people, a very, very worried in spite of now we have jubilation in the city. about our swim is our friends is winning gold medals and killed the meadow in tokyo. but the people are very, very worried. they don't know when they will step on the red line and get arrested
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and may be sent to jail. how many, many years? in the news, the head, a fenced off, the fans, but just a we can feel and picks a corona of honors emergencies being expanded around japan, host 50 running dry iraq. find the stuff short of water the iran diverts what were once reliable supplies. ah, ah hello, good to see you here and update on the southwest monsoon are danger zones on saturday will be as we head toward east roger stand, was much of pradesh east, not the protest rate through into westbank. all. that's where the heavy it's rain will be falling and certainly in the indian state of westbank, all these clouds have just unleashed a torrent of rain. so calcutta,
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$160.00 millimeters of rain over the past 24 hours. zoom in and we take you toward bangladesh. in particular, the southern portion of the country, you know, over the last 24 hours here, 300 millimeters of rain, and this is certainly impacted refugee camps their next we're going to southeast asia, we've got some heavier pulses of rain, southern and northern sections of vietnam some storms in the forecast bangkok, call them poor singapore right through into jakarta. and that run of rain for lose on island in the philippines, including manila on saturday. ok. asia pacific. here's your weather story. on saturday, heavy rains toward the south, impacting hong kong steering into taiwan. and we've also got some rain of brown beijing for northern portions of china as wall land. this weather report in pakistan were correct. she could see wind gusts of about 50 kilometers per hour on saturday. the who's
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my name is my manager is on materials to my plan of view to brand, to that point he doesn't need to do can usually just grab a manager. i've only got mine on mine idea on i'll get there is who's the ah, top stories this our on now just the ra he was president joe biden's called the
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arrival of the 1st evacuation flight carrying asked and an important milestone. $221.00 afghans, including children, landed in virginia early on friday, thousands more. who are afraid of ton of retaliation to waiting to be settled. meanwhile, the un main compound in western afghanistan come under attack of this one person killed. there has been intense fighting between government forces and the town about in and around the 1st person to be tried on the aging. national security law in hong kong has been sentenced to a total of 9 years in prison. in kit was convicted of exciting succession and terror in a current of virus crisis in the lympics host countries getting more worrying by the day. japan is now extending a state of emergency and restrictions will remain in tokyo until the end of next month. prime minister yoshida, so guess as the virus is spreading at an unprecedented speed,
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mostly because of the delta variance, the one 1st seen in india. more now from robin brought with cases spiking tokyo, it seems, has no choice but to extended state of emergency through to the end of august. because then you're going to deal with unprecedented speed infection is spreading in the capital and can cy area the delta variant of spreading with strength. and if this doesn't slow down, it will potentially lead to a medical health system crisis. japan is struggling with competing trends. the increasing spread of the more transmissible delta variant accounting. now, for nearly 3 quarters of all new cases in tokyo versus growing pandemic fatigue. with noticeably more people failing to stay off the streets than they did off the state of emergency announcements. in the past with the seat of emergency being enforced so many times i think people are starting not to take it so seriously. and
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because of that there have been more cases at this point. i think there's not much you can do, even if you get the corona virus, i don't want to get infected, but there are a lot of people who can't avoid it. states of emergency are expected to be extended to 3 more prefecture as neighboring, tokyo, as well as o. sucka, which was badly hit by an earlier wave of the pandemic in the spring when its hospital resources were stretched to the breaking point. the fear is unless this wave can be brought under control of the prefecture as will suffer a similar strain country. it has been recognised that both the infection situation and the pressure on the medical care provision system is extremely severe. and still, even as these games finish their 1st week, protesters continue to demand that cancellation, taking their message to the office of the prime minister. ja shaheed, a suga in this election year, suga may find pushing ahead with these games will cost him politically,
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with still deep uncertainty over what price japan will bear in terms of public health. robert bride al jazeera, an elliptic organizes of acknowledged for the 1st time that people within the protective bubble of the games have been mixing with the wider japanese population . i feel that there's no link between the games and the record spike and current of our numbers in the capital and richardson reports from tokyo. this was a day when fans should have been queuing up at coco's national stadium, to watch the 1st track and field events. instead, a view of the olympic rings outside the venue is the best they can hopeful due to concerns over the spread of corona virus. the japanese public has been kept away from the athletes, organizes insist, these competitors attested more often to covey. 19 than any other community in the world, and say, there is no link between the gangs taking place and inspection rates hitting record
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levels in this city. but olympic officials have for the 1st time admitted not everyone connected to the games is following the rules about minimizing contact with the white population. there had been some cases that the, those accreditations were temporary suspended. we are not keeping a specific number today, but there has been a certain number of cases we have addressed. tokyo is officially under a state of emergency as dramatic as that sounds. it's a request rather than a law or an order and it relies on public cooperation. government critics say carrying on with the games is sending the wrong signals. so the hampering the message of staying at home by the government by making the leap again. so if you, so don't be producing at the most of the up, up, the reason that the,
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nothing going on. and if i were happy here, 80 linked to the current increase of the infection. i think 27 new limpid related cases of covey 19 were reported on friday. the 3 australian athletes remain in isolation. after coming into contact with american poles at some kendricks, he's out of the games after a positive test. i believe those a mixture of maybe a brief hug and handshake from some others, but i hadn't done all the details except it was brief and but you know, again, it's, and we can understand how these things occur. but what's a reminder that we, this is a games that's different than we just can't afford to take that sort of risks. it all means a once in a generation sporting events has the most japanese being reduced to a brief photo opportunity. and the richardson al jazeera tokyo, china is battling its 1st major cove at $900.00 outbreak in month. hundreds of
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thousands of people are in lockdown in junky province. the cluster of cases was 1st defected in the regional capital man. jing it has now spread though to 5 provinces and the capital begging. in the turn to people have been infected sincerely this month. officials believe it is once again down through that delta variance. and 13000000 people in and around the philippines. capital will soon go into the toughest tear of restrictions. again, a 2 week lockdown will be imposed in manila next week. people won't be allowed to leave their homes except for essential shopping about on travelers coming from 10 countries has also been extended. and then is australia with a prime minister thrown further down from the country opening up its borders. scott morrison says the government will only consider letting people in and out. if 80 percent of adults have had 2 doses of a corona, virus vaccine. but he ends at a time table for that target. and right now a straight he's only vaccinated, fully vaccinated, 14 percent of its population due to a slow rollout. conversely,
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israel is now started offering a 3rd shot as the finds a cove at 19 vaccine. president isaac, saga and his wife the 1st to receive that booster. the extra shot will be for people above the age of 60 who received the 2nd dose more than 5 months ago. israel launched one of the world's most successful vaccination drives early this year, using mostly the finds a shot and an internal report from the us centers for disease control and prevention says the delta variance is now as contagious as chicken pox and a copy of the document obtained by us media shows the variant is more transmissible than the viruses that cause the bowler. the common cold, seasonal flu, and smallpox analysis also indicates people infected with the delta vary, carry large amounts of it in their nose and throat regardless of their vaccination status. meaning they can still pass it on. we talked about on a pic about as a global health advisor and lecture at university college london school. the pharmacy, she says, vaccines are actually struggling to contain the delta better and oh,
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or back mean are still affected. 91 percent preventing hospitalization. the effectiveness at preventing transmission from one to follow up to 341 percent. we know that this is more severe cases are covered and more like hospitalized have been studied canada to demonstrate this and in other countries as well as singapore. there is much more need for oxygen as well as and of course in india where this variance 1st emerge. so a lot of that shows that the previous wild strain and other variance of concern are kind of dying out because this is the cheaper variance is the moment if you will. but it's not necessarily going to be the last of the rest of the world on is going to, isn't, has back needed. they don't have too many vaccines. and that's one side that i'm
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worried about. because while for me to those who are horrible injury off on to get that talk to protection on their home workers, 4 lines and they're double faxing and we see this the end was moved me variance is this the 3rd, this is, this is coming from supply that's too low and middle income countries. the world trade organization is still not forward listing patent measures. so it is going to be difficult for me to supply requirements unless other vaccine manufacturers warranty efforts to vaccinate the world. on inquiry in malta has held the government responsible for the murder of a prominent journalist. daphne glitzy was killed by a car bomb in 2017. the inquiry said the government failed to recognize the risks to her life and to take reasonable steps. prosecutors actually believe
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a top businessman with close ties to government officials organize the murder, but he denies any ro, cleats yet retain the exposed cronyism. among walters elite, the state months, the responsibility for my mother's mother. i'm not, she should still be alive. and i you know, those word keep bringing in my son. she should be alive. i'm it's really let's failing that led to her to her mother. theresa, come at any catch here is the family lawyer who says kelly thea was killed for investigative work. daphne was assassinated for investigative work work about the elicit intricacies between big business and policy and politics. it has to be the assassination of a brave journalist to stop the country from becoming an entrenched mafia state.
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2 crew members have been killed in a reported attack on an israeli managed oil tank in the arabian sea. jodi at my time says the british and romanian work has died in an incident on the empty massive street on thursday. the british military has said it is investigating will go further. details are not clear. several tornadoes have touched down in the us, states of pennsylvania and wisconsin, killing at least one person, a line of powerful storms tore houses apart. fronting emergency declaration, tens of thousands of health households. still waiting to get their tricity switched back on. funny iraq, which is facing a water and potentially humanitarian crisis because supplies from iran drying up iraq usually relies on its neighbor for a 3rd of its supplies. but you damn projects have cut all of that back up to why had reports now from the eastern province of deanna. this is not
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a field, it's a league except there is no water. so grass is growing and feeding the sheep like other water streams in eastern iraq. henry lake has been drying up since iran has started diverting wood. the river is if lou knew it's a border with a iraq now live in the yellow province is all about drought cannot that were once full of water at all now filled with rubbish. nearby orchards and farm's auto withered, desiccated landscape. about 65 percent of the yellow residents, 3 light on agriculture, many of them have now left dead roots are all the remain valley middle eggs, orange and pomegranates orchard. he says, some of his neighbors have had to take on construction jobs and pay daily land. um, connie had connie only a few farmers managed to dig wells to irrigate the land. we buy underground water for household use and it's still costly because we've lost our farms. the only
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source of income tankers now provide the water supply for many areas. but in some remote villages, water from wealth is disseminated and sold for drinking. officials say that cannot be sustainable proper law got, but we can't rely on well water for a long time. we have suspended all agricultural activities. the 2 countries must start negotiations and come up with an immediate solution to the crime. iran and iraq had a 1975 agreement for shared water. but that fell apart when the 2 countries went to war. in the 1980s, henry lake used to hold more than 2000000000 cubic meters of water. though, because of iran's dam program, it is lost much of that capacity. it is resulted in the yellow river drying up seriously, affecting one of iraq's 2 major river sources. the tigris iraq has been suffering significant water shortages in several other regions with flows of the tigris and
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euphrates rivers. the country's life lines also obstructed by dams built by turkey, expert se, unless a deal can be achieved on water supplies. hundreds of thousands of her toes of agriculture lands could disappear and that could cause a major population shift in the region. abroad had al jazeera india or province eastern iraq. ah, the, our analysis here were, these are the headlines us president joe biden's called the arrival of the 1st evacuation flights carrying stems and important milestone 221 people including children, landed in virginia early on friday, thousands more. who are afraid of taliban retaliation of waiting to be resettled.


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