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medical waste piling on one on one aisd investigate this dangerous append to me full on al jazeera. ah, us politicians may have avoided a government shut down, but bigger battle asli ahead to increase america's borrowing limits. ah, hello again, i'm adrian for again. this is l 0 alive from doha. also coming up australia prepares to open the door to fully vaccinated citizens of residence, 18 months after closing its border. among the worst economic crises the world has seen in a 150 years, nearly 80 percent of lebanon's population is now living in poverty. another
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volcanic fisher opens in the canary islands, sending love of flowing into new areas of la palm ah, having over to the government, shutdown, us politicians appeared no closer to solving bigger, more pressing problems, that running out of time to raise america's following limit or risk. it defaulting on death and joe biden, his democrats are divided over the president's sweeping domestic agenda. i'll to say was alan fischer. reports for the white house. essentially the us spends a lot more than it brings in and it has a date limit, but it gets to set its own date limit. it's like you are, i being able to set the limit on the credit card. and so, a congress has got to go and decide what limit it wants or whether it wants to remove this debt limit entirely so that it doesn't keep running into this problem.
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now the republicans don't want to help the democrats, the see. it's because the democrats can do this on their own. they control the house, the senate, and the white house. but there's also a political aspect to this. there's a surprise. they want to be able to go into the 2020 to mid term elections and say, look, the democrats just increased the country's debt limit again to pay for their radical leftist policies. that is what they will see to people to try and win back the house, possibly increase their majority in the senate as well. so there's a political aspect to this, but there's a real economic aspect. this janet yelling is already explained. if the u. s. were to default for the 1st time in modern history, it could through the economy, into recession, economy the just crawling out of the problems of covert 19 georgias for president mikhail soccer, for he has been detained after returning from exile to support the opposition and saturdays election he posted the video on facebook saying that he's back despite the risk of arrest suckers for the left,
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georgia in 2013 when his 2nd term as president ended, he was later sentenced in absentia to 6 years in prison for abuse of power. he denies the charges and says they are politically motivated. salia is planning to reopen its borders in november. that's 18 months after they were slammed shut. but only fully vaccinated citizens residents will be allowed to come and go. the country remains off limits to foreigners. sarah clark reports now from the gold coast in the state of queensland. it's the news. tens of thousands of australians stranded overseas had been waiting for from november international borders will begin to reopen once again, allowing travel in and out of the country. it's time to give a stride in their lives back with save lives, with side livelihoods. but we must work together to ensure that australians can reclaim the lives that they once had in this country. and we must work together to
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achieve that goal. city with the 1st city to allow international flights fully vaccinated, australian citizens and permanent residents will be required to quarantine at home for 7 days after coming from overseas. those who haven't been vaccinated or have received a vaccine that is not recognized by the government, will have to quarantine in a hotel for 2 weeks. vaccines produced by china's sana back, and the indian manufactured carver shield had been approved. and that will enable australians who are fully vaccinated and australians and residents of australia who are overseas, who are fully vaccinated, to be able to travel again. and to be able to lift those caps on area ports in states where they have moved into phase see of the progress denouncement has been welcomed by family members who've been separated due to caps on the number of seats on international flights and unable to re unite due to quarantine restrictions,
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there are still some hurdles for australians wishing to return home. restrictions will only be lifted when states reach an 80 percent vaccination target, which means states like here in queensland and western australia where the vaccine, right trials the rest, the country could be required to wait until december, the full boarded reopen. if nissan rosa victoria open up to the world before they open up to all the other states, that will only incentivize it to the other states to get rid of the domestic borders. and actually start to reconnect with the world as a they learn to tolerate the virus and know they can still manage it. the travel announcement only covers australian citizens and permanent residence. the foreign nationals, australia borders remain closed until further notice. sarah clark, audi 0, queensland, australia, the rest pharmaceutical company mugs has its been experimenting with a cove at 19 treatment, which reduces hospitalizations and deaths by half. the data hasn't yet been
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published, or peer reviewed. marcus, seeking emergency use authorization in the u. s. if approved, it would be the 1st pill for coven. 19 knox says the medication is designed to be taken twice daily for 5 days. after diagnosis. asada, pisec leads the global citizenship program on outbreaks of infectious diseases. at university college london, she says, an oral treatment for cove at 19 would reach more people and cost less. this is a much more convenient than many of the other types of treatments, such as model, anybody's et cetera, which were much more expensive and were complicated. and, and required much more staff to administer. and rather than targeting the surface proteins, this actually a gerbils, the viral genes as it's less effective at replicating within the body. and so it's about time that we were able to introduce an easy to take
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a tablet home within our tool kit of various medications i can help prevent and fight corona virus. the results from the trial that has been shared by the company has been so positive that there has been a recommendation for it now to be accelerated. however, yes, of course we always do need to have a wider bank of data, wider population level, evidence and peer review to, to be able to forge ahead with its use. that being said, the government, the u. s. government has already advanced, purchased $1700000000.00 is i believe. and so that's a 1700000 rather. and so there is, i think, a view that this is going to be a very effective solution. but we do need to have further transparency publications of this to be reviewed by other scientists. you want to hear monetary and
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coordinator for lebanon says, but then 80 percent of the population has been pushed into poverty. with an economy and turmoil states is failing to provide even the most basic services. so to hold our reports from beirut coping with inflation and a currency in free fall has made life tough. people have sunk into poverty since the economy began to collapse 2 years ago. the united nations says nearly 80 percent are now poor. that's 3000000 people. when they only billed me to sub angel, not that my monthly salary is now worth $70.00. it's not enough to buy food for 4 days. the government has been promising to give us cash assistance, but it never happened. the humanitarian community has stepped in to provide vital support in a country made nearly bankrupt by decades of corruption and mismanagement. united nations statistics tell the story of growing hardships like 1000000 people in urgent need of aid, including food. for the 1st time ever in the history of labor alone,
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you have 36 percent x to lean forward, you know, extreme, but we're to is not anything. it's really something that never happened. never ever happened in a long before. it's not only lebanese who are been affected by the economic crisis . the living conditions of 850000 syrians registered as refugees by the u. n. r. rapidly deteriorating a year ago, just over half lived in extreme poverty. now it's 9 out of 10, nearly 50 percent don't have enough food. 30 percent of children have never gone to school and almost 30000 work levels of poverty are also high in palestinian refugee camps. and at least 400000 migrant workers, mainly from asian and african countries, are stranded here without work, nor the means to return home. many parents can't afford to send their children to school,
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and growing numbers of people are unable to afford health care. starvation is now a reality for thousands and malnutrition is increasing among children. the international community accuses lebanon's political class of deliberately failing to act and defending what member say is a bankrupt economic system. that's why lebanon's authorities are bypassed when assistance is provided and they say they'll continue until state institutions, riddled with corruption are reformed. most of the support that we are going to provide are through the e. r. p. e is also going to be directed to population. but many say this help is not a long term answer, and emergency aid is not the economic recovery plan. lebanon needs. that will depend on its leaders letting go of a system. they have benefited from for so long santa, who, their ultra cedar beirut, in the canary islands to new fishes,
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have opened 400 meters from the erupt in convey her volcano on the palm up lava has been flowing into the sea for the past 3 days. and has formed the peninsula bigger than $25.00 for bull purchase. borne out from al jazeera jonah, how, whose own la, paloma the eruption. very much, still ongoing, and gonna take a look at it up there. it is. the most extraordinary thing to be in the presence of not just the sight and size of it, but also the sound of it rumbling down the western slopes on this island or the air is tinged with a sort of chemical quality. there is a volcanic ash raining down on our heads as we speak, and up at the top there. roughly, i'm told to the left of your picture of the original vent. there was a collapse overnight and 2 new mouths. as you mentioned, there have opened up spewing lava, where the original vent is now mostly spewing ash. and it remains unclear at this moment at whether that new lava flow will follow the course of the original lava
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flow, or open up a new pathway to the sea. potentially taking in yet more homes, yet more property in its part. and overnight on the south side of the island, a brand new issue has arisen around the town of win caliente, and there was seismic activity detected there at around 7 pm on thursday night, or an earthquake measuring 3.8 on the richter scale, 10 kilometers below the surface of the year, not an enormous event in and of itself, but under these circumstances, certainly something that is of concern to vulcan, all used to worry now that that could trigger a new mouth on the south side of the island. so communities here still very much living under the threat of this volcanic eruption and with a high degree of uncertainty about what quite what this volcano may have to offer up next. we're going to weather forecast next here announces here. then another day of protest in italy, we're after this one phone action from world leaders ahead of next month's climate, solid contrast, 1st legislative elections. we look at what to expect from the shoulder council boat
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. ah, it's another beautiful sunny day at 35000 feet. the weather sponsored by cattle airways, boated worlds best air line of 2021. hello there. here's your full cost for south asia, and it's looking very well indeed for the north west of india and in the north east . we've got a system swirling over the b hall. we've got a red warning out for rain for the days to come. we could see some floods from those torrential downpours and they could affect neighboring nepal and bungler dish as well. now in the north west, we are watching the tropical fi clone as it moves its way of southern areas of pakistan. it's out to sea, but it is going to bring the wet and windy weather with it to southern areas of iran were talking wind gusts of up to a 100 kilometers per hour and some flooding rains as it moves towards the gulf of
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oman. we will keep an eye on that northern areas of india dry up as we go into sunday, but the rains do intensify down in the south and as we move to east asia, we are watching typhoon min today as it moves its way to the north east away from chicago, taking the wet and windy weather with it, it winds up from much of honshu, the heat coming back in for tokyo, the temperature, nearly touching 30 degrees for the korean peninsula. it remains rather fine and dry and it does for eastern areas of china, but we are seeing that heavy rain once again across central areas. and with that we could see a flood risk for he none province. that your update. the weather sponsored by cutaways voted wounds best in a line of 2021. too often of canister is portrayed through the prism of war. but there were many of canister thanks to the brave individuals who risk their lives to protect it from destruction. an extraordinary
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film archives spanning for decades reveals the forgotten truth of the country's modern history. the forbidden real park free. the rise of them was j. dean, honor jessina. lou ah, again this is al 0. let's remind you of the bad news. the saw us politicians have agreed to keep government operations running through to december, avoiding a shut down, but there are still battles of a president bivens economic agenda and increasing the u. s. borrowing limit australia will begin lift to get strict border restrictions from november. that'll allow fully vaccinated citizens and residents who have been stranded overseas to
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return home and australians to travel abroad again. and georgia's former president because sucker, philly has been detained after returning from exile to support the opposition and saturdays election. it posted a video on facebook saying that he's back despite the risk of arrest soccer for the last georgia in 2013 for a 2nd, thomas president. and let's go live now to to police officer roben 1st he a walker. is that for us robin? what more do we know about soccer for least attention? well, just a short while ago, adrian prime minister, iraqi got about really came on air and told georgians that the president of georgia, michel sec actually had been detained. we're hearing some details about this, so may or may not turn out to be to be true. we're still here getting, getting information coming in all the time that he may even have been detained. not far from where i am now in, in sibley see itself. we have more on that course. i will let you know about that
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in any case. speculation that because that has really had actually made it into george will not was still right. people were still questioning whether he was here because we have still not seen any hard evidence of that, but now all of that appears to be sweat. decide with this news that he's been arrested. he was tried in absentia for full charges of corruption and abuse of power while in office. so he always knew that if he came back here, he'd have to face the music. but i think because i was really has been hoping that that his arrival on the eve of tomorrow's elections will really shake things up. we'll galvanized his base and so pap somehow impacts the results of tomorrow's election. ok robin money. thanks, dave. now this is robin for us to walk and i live in tbilisi rallies are taking
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place in new york in support of a lawyer known to his decades long battle against the u. s. oil giant chevron. steven danziger is due to be sentenced for criminal contempt on friday. the case stems from his fights on behalf of the ecuadorian villages to prove that chevron polluted the amazon rain forest in the 19 ninety's on witness say, a panel of independent experts appointed by the u. ends, human rights council said that don dykus, home detention is illegal under international law, or al jazeera spoke to danziger at his apartment ahead of his sentence here. the reason i'm locked up is because we were successful. ok. i, along with other lawyers helped the indigenous peoples in ecuador when a historic 9500000000 dollar pollution judgment against chevron for the deliberate dumping of billions or gals of cancer, causing waste into the amazon. that's an historical fact that case has been affirmed on appeal by 28 appellate judges, including the highest courts of ecuador and canada,
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for enforcement purposes. you know, so why am i them will be locked up. you know, i help hold them accountable. a federal judge will consider with a texas can keep the nation's most restrictive abortion law. the u. s. government is suing the state of texas for an acting that a desolation which contradicts decades of legal precedent. the law was signed by the governor, greg albert in made of went into effect in september on capitol hill on thursday, members of congress shed their experiences with abortion to highlight the importance of safe access representatives. corey bush, barbara lee, ann pro mila john paul, gave emotional testimonies unsafe before a congressional committee. but as wayner is launching a 2nd currency overhaul in 3 years, 6 zeros will be cut from the bolivar in response to hyperinflation. a new bank notes will hold the same value, but the government hopes that it will simplify transactions and accounting critics
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low say the move will do little to ease venezuela's severe economic problems. thousands of students have filled the streets of the land to push for action on climate change. global leaders are meeting in the city to hammer up plans ahead of you and environmental solid at the end of the month in glasgow. at am rainy reports now from milan. enough talk, it's time for action. that was the clear message. climate act this good at a tumor can thousands of other student protesters had for world leaders. they're all gathering in milan with united nations calls. it's pre comp 26 summit held ahead of the main climate conference in scotland in november, ministers from all over the world have gathered here to discuss the county crisis. and they are pretending that they have solutions to the climate crisis and that they are taking sufficient action that we see. so there, lice and we see through that blah, blah, blah. and we are tired of it. oh,
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students in their thousands demonstrating is part of the fridays for future global protests movement. that tune back helped launch this friday with the pre copy meetings taking place in the city. the crowd was larger than usual. dogs of food on friday, and eliza filled with anger, frustration, and impatience. they want us to listen to the climate problem they want to. now we want to go to mentally cynthia house and we want them to know that we are here and we one go way until the least and we won the climate change now because our fear doesn't wait for us it's, it's really important for us. this alone we can do anything basically, but we're all to got it today and we can do everything if we really one church. and so we came here signing for the things that we really care for. it's important to, to give pressure to, to the authorities, to, to, to, to let the message to be heard. you use this one. and then this happened
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a day after a youth for climate conference in milan, or hundreds of young activists from around the world proposed strategies to tackle the climate crisis. coming out of the conference, many delegates expressed cautious optimism that leaders would follow through on promises tact swiftly and boldly. oh, the mood though on the street is different. many young activists said, trust between them in world leaders is broken and in likely won't be rebuilt until a major climate solution plan is put in place. and soon, adarine al jazeera milan, backed up to the story we touched upon a few moments ago. a judge has now handed down a sentence to stephen danziger, the lawyer of his decades long battle against us, all john chevron lucko life, not a new york. how to say was christian salumi is a riley of danziger supporters the what's the sentence
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so danziger has been sentenced to 6 months in prison for contempt of court, for failing to turn over evidence and documents that judges had required of him. the judge gave a very detailed explanation for the sentence. we also heard from danziger himself and his attorneys. and while danziger and his attorneys had attempted to place this case, and the treatment of danziger at the hands of the legal system in the greater context of his efforts to bring justice for people in ecuador. to get justice from chevron, the company that was found guilty of polluting areas to the detriment of the environment of the people they are the judge focus very narrowly on this charge and miss or accusation against him. saying that contrary to what
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even the united nations experts had claimed that this sentence was lengthy and extra a she gave a very detailed explanation as to why was deserved. in this case, saying that don center had essentially ignored court orders. and while he had tried to, hey, to paint that refusal to comply as part of an appeal and part of a, a way to protect some of his clients. that there was evidence that that was not the case. and that he had repeatedly ignored court requests, drawn out court request. and because of that, it was necessary to give him a stronger sentence to send a message that, that even laws you don't agree with. and judgements that you don't agree with have to be respected in as a lawyer, as that message was even stronger, she said, but a lot of disappointment. you can see the, the supporters gathered behind me, there were tears and i'm in, oh, a lot of dismay when the,
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when the announcement came in there because people that are in the human rights community and the environmental community really believe that this is a case of corporate interest, i having a too much influence over the court system here and wearing down the process. so against this person who was really trying to help people in need of zeros, christian salumi, their life in new york around a 1000 people have gathered in baghdad to commemorate 2 years since antique government protests began, but also rallying days out of parliamentary elections in 2019 hundreds were killed and thousands injured as the rockies took to the streets to express the anger over corruption, high unemployment of foreign interference and eventually that full of them prime minister of optim marked muffled underwood is in fact, edward wil hundreds of protesters that have taken to the main is square and they
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iraqi capitana baghdad, visits to have a square their protest. i was here today on marking the 2nd anniversary of the october 2019 revolution that ousted former prime minister, added abdomen. it is, is called the to screen revolution. the protest as here today, say that the r rated rating the same demands that they but who's up for back in 2019. they say that the government has to deliver on it to promises. it has to implement the forms. they say they need improved services, they need improved infrastructure, they need employment, they say that they have been demanding this for the past 2 years, but yet their demand is have not been met until now. they say they want those responsible for the killing of hundreds of their friends and
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colleagues here in the same area in 2019 to be brought to justice and concerning the upcoming parliamentary election. they say they are totally against that. there could be cutting that election because they say, because the election is only going to, to produce the same old parties. they say the same old parties which they accused of corruption are running for office. so they're calling on the international institutions that are helping iraq conducting this election to take a bigger rule. katara is preparing to hold its 1st legislative elections on saturday. virtuous watchers 30 of the 45 member? sure. council. the body diag sparked 1972, but until now was fully appointed by cutoffs. amir jamal shaw reports from bro drive around the country, capital doha. and you can't miss all the new buildings,
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roads, and infrastructure projects. but the gulf states fast paced development isn't limited to urban modernization. cutter is marking a major political milestone. it's 1st ever legislative elections. candidates vying for a place in the legislative body called the shorter council have been campaigning for 2 weeks. election posters and banners are on display on almost every major road across the country. until now, the council has been mainly a consultative body, made up of 45 members appointed by the countries ruler. but that's all changing. on saturday, quantities will elect 30 members to serve on the council, which will have the right to draft laws, approve or reject state budgets, question and even sack government ministers. another 50 members will be appointed by the amir, meaning 2 thirds of the short a council will be elected. going to be that the money not in its every not useful hearted is one of those vying for a seat. the former cut out a diplomat,
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shows me around his home district of a walker and recalls the major transformation. it's gone through since its dependence on pearl diving more than half a century ago. he tells me the upcoming elections will be majorly significant in shaping, cut out his identity. usually i thought i went with thinks and out only 80 to it's a unique system that is not be like the western democracy in this not like the dictatorship that a in some other areas, some other countries in the region. and we are trying to develop our own weight and deliver it to the people where as the participation can be in a wide and vigorous keel. shannon la cutter has long been regarded as one of the regions leaders when it comes to women, empowerment and the country is looking towards saturdays polls as another opportunity to further that lena the far is one of about 30 female candidates whose names will be on the ballot pay her and stands a strong chance of winning ultimate n. o ma'am latin. i believe that nations can only rise to the efforts of their
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people. that's why i have decided to share the responsibility that cut those leadership has in legislations and in serving the people and addressing the issues that matter to citizens. especially women because they are the backbone of society . the excitement isn't limited to those contesting 4 seats in the shorter council for countries over the age of 18. this will be the 1st time in their lives. they've been able to vote in a legislative election. a thought that in myra, i will vote for a female candidate. i'm extremely happy that we are participating in the info and in he started the process. and because of its importance, women's participation is in federal and wishes to pull each other and the challenge for the members of cut out his 1st ever elected. sure, council will not simply be how to serve the people. but for many of these new legislatures, it will be a how to navigate this major new adjustment to the country system of governments as pop out of control.

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