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al jazeera and it said how the colonial unrest grew conflict to now jerry, up and full scale war and indo china blood and tears, french di colonization on al jazeera with revealing eco friendly solutions to come back. threats to our planet on al jazeera, [000:00:00;00] ah, a childhood in texas, we look at the place of afghans and how leaders of some of the world's biggest economies plan to help them. ah, hello, i'm adrian again. this is al jazeera, alive from doha, also coming up celebrations in iraq as the policy of influential shia cleric motto,
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asada wins the most seats sunday's parliamentary verse. but sol, question the results. one of the was the public. how failures a critical report by british m. p. 's at the forest. johnson's early handling of the kobe 19 pandemic. m. nigerian government avails a plan to stop violence by armed groups in the north, with some are resisting it. ah . leaders of the was 20 biggest economy is a holding an urgent meeting to address the growing humanitarian and security crisis in afghanistan. the u. n. chiefs has warned that the african economy is be a collapse that is appealing for cash assistance from the g. 20 the u. s and other countries froze afghan assets. after the taliban took power or diplomatic editor
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james base reports from the united nations. the u. n. has been spearheading a large humanitarian operation in the 2 months since the taliban to cobra afghanistan. 3.8000000 people have received food supplies in that period, but aide alone will not help as the country's entire economy is now at the risk of collapse. the un secretary general antonio terrace says the situation is very urgent. disease that make or break moment. if we do not act until afghans whether the storm and we'd soon, not only day, but although old will pay a heavy price, the taliban is acting. foreign minister says afghanistan's funds thought to total about $10000000000.00 should be immediately unfrozen. walk at the american, the hanover, the, the shadow. however, this is so embarrassing that a huge country, like the united states of america, is freezing our assets. instead of helping constructing our country and ensuring
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order. diplomats tell me there's no way the u. s. and it's western allies will agree to unfreeze afghanistan's assets and hand that money directly to the taliban . but the un believes there's another solution to inject money into afghanistan's economy, and that's using trust funds set up, for example, by the u. n. development program or the world bank, and those funds can then be used to pay for vital supplies and salaries. already one such scheme is up and running, allowing a fund of $15000000.00 to be accessed by hospitals and health care workers. james bayes al jazeera at the united nations of 0, stephanie deca jones, her son alive from cobble stuff. the the u. m. secretary general was painted a really bleak picture of the humanitarian economic crisis that to afghanistan currently faces give us some idea of the challenges. but ordinary people have to deal with on a daily basis. well, at the moment, one of the main things is simply feeding themselves. and i don't like to always
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quote un figures because you kind of lose the, the individual tragedy of those stories. but as well through program saying that only 5 percent of households are getting enough food. why is out there is no money . you know, there's very little jobs these days. there is no cash people cannot get hold of cash. i, if you do have money in the bank, you need to q, you can only get it in cobble in a couple of other major cities. so you need to travel if you live anywhere else, q up major qs, adrian, and then not guarantee that you get your cash $200.00 maximum a week. and this is people who have means you have other people who've been depended on daily jobs, daily wages, and with that feeding their families. they're large families, your age and people have many kids, 8910 children. and then you have food insecurity. you've had one of the worst droughts that afghanistan has in over 30 years, so the farmer is in the provinces and you know, there is no water, they don't have crop. so it's a whole cycle of catastrophe at a time when this country are ready before the taliban took over,
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was facing economic hardship. i covered the maria refugee camp, burning down last year in greece. europe's biggest record you kept. the majority of refugees there last year were afghan refugees, people you speak to now? okay. yes. many people want to leave because of the taliban. but there's others who say it's not about the taliban. it's about the economy. and the challenge now is we've just had a pledge from the european commission saying, you know, most 1000000000 euros being pledged yet. how does it filter through to the people salaries aren't being paid? people haven't been paid in months. many of the taliban fighters have been paid for months when that could be a the challenge at a time when ice okay, is on the rise year in terms of recruitment. so there's so many elements to the us of the stand off, if you will, between the international community and the thought about of withholding. you know, billions of dollars of money that this country has become dependent upon over the last $2.00 decades. and really is having a devastating impact on the people. al jazeera, stephanie deca,
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reporting live from cobble stuff. many things, preliminary election results in iraq point to a strong outcome to the party of shia cleric mac tut asada. ah. but none of the political blocks appears to have secured a majority. full of private said, no real monarchy looks to have the 2nd largest vote among ship parties. sunday's pole was held several months early, but voter turnout was a record low of just about 40 percent. let's go life out of baghdad. i'll just here was alley hush is that we were to tell us more of the reaction to these election results. it is the selection go to make, make any difference at all to the lives of ordinary iraqis. well that when it's clear, this is not going to change a lot. the same political factions are back in the parliament, but with different numbers of seats. now we have looked of a sudden securing the majority by it's not the majority that will allow him to go for a to choose
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a government untrue to rule the country. he need other allies with him. so he is going to forge allies alliances with the sudanese, with the kurtz, with all their independent. i'm a candidates are members are falling now in order to be able to name and you prime minister and just to, to, to, to explain it. looked of a sudden, a has 73 seats now in the, in the parliament while department, the parliament is made up of 329 seats. so his still needs another and may be 90 seats in order to be able to choose a prime minister. and this is very complicated given the situation in iraq. now other putting aside most of us, other that are other players, especially from the shaw community for example, the father, a coalition that represents that v amused the popular mobilization units that they wasn't able to get the number of deputies and our members of parliament. they had
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them to pass elections now they are denouncing the whole election and saying that it's not unfair. it's a, it's a, it's a frode. and it's kind of a resort into a brinkman ship in order to pressure for the leverage. so that they'd have his say in the choice of the new prime minister albany, thanks, al 0 alhashan that live in back that the u. k. government's delay in imposing a locked out at the start of the pandemic is one of the country's worst ever public health failures. that's the damage conclusion of a newly released parliamentary report. the inquiry by m. p is also found that releasing people from hospital inter care homes cost thousands of lives. they also criticize the test and trace process and weak border controls, but they praised the u. kays vaccine program life to london, al jazeera jona hall is at the national cove at 19 memorial wall in the capital
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jona, one of the worst public health failures in u. k. history. that is, as we said, a pretty damning assessment. tell us more about what's in this report. but it is an almost universally scathing damning report this by cross party group event, bees empties from both major parties into the government's handling of the covey pandemic, particularly in its early stages. there are a few moments of positivity, praise for the government to the extent that it was involved in these things. in terms of the rapid development approval of roll out of the vaccines. also the development of life saving treatments, both of which baltic or scientists from oxford university, but on the whole a litany here of criticisms and failures laid bare in the report. that concludes, as you said, britain's early handling of the corona virus pandemic was one of the worst public health failures in u. k. history. i'll take you through a couple of the pilots. it looks at the delay by boris jocelyn ordering the 1st
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locked out in march. 2020, that despite evidence from other countries that showed the lockdown to being used to some effect. but that was part as the report of a deliberate policy aimed at achieving heard immunity as proposed by official scientific advisers. it caught said the report a significant number of lives, only when that policy was found to be or shown to be impossible. did the government change? tacket accuses scientists and ministers of, quote, group think leading to a lack of transparency and decision making, a lack of meaningful challenge, a lack of information and knowledge sharing with international experts. all who were dealing with the same price is at the same sort of time. it notes that despite the u. k, being among the 1st countries to develop a useful cobit test, squandered that lead and turned it into quote, a permanent prices after the government dropped mass testing in march 2020. and only when a test, when a test trace nights or some came along
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a couple of months later, it was described in the report, a slow, uncertain, often chaotic and ultimately failed in its objective. and as you pointed out, that they were further criticisms level, that the government's failure to protect vulnerable groups, notably, care residents and black, asian and minority ethnic groups, as well as the restaurant a whole life in london, germany thinks the are a state of texas as band organizations and companies from enforcing coven 19 vaccine mandates. governor greg albert has been one of the most vocal opponents of making vaccines mandatory in the u. s. his move comes as the bible administration prepared to require employers with more than $100.00 workers to be vaccinated or test weekly for the virus thailand. plans to accept vaccinated tourists flying from countries that it says a low risk from next month. it was crap hotel, quarantined to travelers from 10 countries that include the u. k. the u. s. germany
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in china. all arrivals will still need to show negative cubic 19 test results from that private channel, just as that he'll consider lifting the nighttime curfew and the ban on alcohol sales in the capital bank cock by the the, at the end of the year, madonna says that it won't cher, it's covered 19 vaccine formula despite appeals to do so. from the world health organization. company executive say that instead, they'll ramp up production. they say that that's the best way to increase global supply. within the next 6 to 9 months, the most reliable way to make high quality vaccines and in an efficient way is going to be if we make them. and so i think that the, the appeals, our brother, assuming that we couldn't actually get enough capacity. but in fact, we know we can, we went from having 0 production to a 1000000000 doses in less than a year. and we think we'll be able to go from one to 3. astrazeneca says that it's
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covered 19 antibodies. drug significantly reduces the risk of death or disease from the virus. in trials of more than 900 adults, the risk of death was cut by half for those who had shown symptoms for up to a week. and the drug prevented high risk people from developing severe symptoms. pharmaceutical companies, and are working to develop treatments beyond vaccines. we'll get a weather update next here on al jazeera, then a string of deaths on board. foreign fishing vessels draw attention to the plight of indonesia, micro fishermen. they tell us their stories of exploitation to the abuse of hope in the battle to cure cancer. we'll have the details of a new treatment that's wiped on tumors and some terminally ill patients. ah, it's another beautiful sunny day at 35000 feet. the weather sponsored by cattle
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airways voted world's best air line of 2021. hey there, thanks for checking in here is your weather update for asia pacific, a tropical storm campus who drops her po, 250 millimeters of rain north of manila, macon that be lined out over high nan on wednesday. but also dow, seen hong kong with heavy rain, same goes for annoy rate, through to denying, but the actual landfall in vietnam will come as we head toward thursday are for northern central parts of that country. now if we go around china, toward the se, in southern coast lines, a lot of rain. so here we are back on wednesday, hong kong looking to scoop up 60 millimeters of rain. but then there's this wind gusts of about 85 kilometers per hour. our france is continuing to slump across japan, so that's lower in temperatures cargo. she may 25 degrees every day. up until now. you are at 30, but that changes here. and now, as we had to the sub continence our southwest monsoon for starting to exit for northern parts of india, but still some heavy falls towards the south, or call it pretty much maharaj drive. karnataka care la,
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right into town on the do. but we do have an amber weather alert in play for caroline the potential to see some flooding here on a fine and dry weather across pakistan, temperatures in karachi at 38 degrees. and that's actually a few degrees above average. lahore at 33 the weather sponsored by cut, our airways voted world's best a line of 2021 in the country with an abundance of results. trade far and wide indonesia, his friends for me, we moved full to growth and frock. we balance for green economy, blue economy, and the digital economy with the new job creation law, indonesia is progressively ensuring the policy reform to create quality jobs. invest,
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let be part linda. this is growth and progress. invest even easier now. ah ah, hello again, this is l 0. let's remind you of the may news this how the u. n's chief is appealing for urgent cash assistance. from the g 22 afghans. leaders of the world. 20 biggest economies are holding emergency meetings to address afghanistan's growing economic, humanitarian and security crises. early election results and iraq point to a strong outcome for shia cleric, montana of santos parsing. former prime minister moody o'malley. caleb said to have the next largest. those among cheer parties, the u. k. governments to lay it imposing a locked out of the sort of a pandemic, is one of the countries worst ever public health failures. that's the conclusion of a newly released parliamentary report. research as our hailing
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a new treatment for head and neck cancer. a trial testing a combination of immunotherapy drugs showed that it may work better than chemotherapy. scientists and london found the mixing 2 medications significantly reduced or killed tumors in terminally ill people. survival rates of the highest reported at a 1st line therapy trial for people with head and neck. cancer patients who took part lived an average of 3 months longer than those receiving chemotherapy, and that you treatment reportedly caused fewer side effects to tell us more, kevin harrington is professor of biological cancer therapies at the institute for cancer research and consulting clinical oncologist at the royal marston hospital, he's with us now a good chevy with this professor. so how does this work? so in contrast to normal treatment with chemotherapy, immunotherapy tries to wake up the patients own immune system to attack the disease . so rather than trying to poison cancer cells into submission,
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we actually enlist the help of the patients an immune system to do the heavy lifting and to attack the cancer. as we said, it's being hailed as a very promising combination of drugs of drug therapy. and yet we went on to say that people are only living an average of 3 months longer than those on on chemotherapy. so is it, is this a miracle drug or not? i think it's important to set this into context so regrettably, for patients who have head and neck cancer whose disease comes back off to the original treatment, which is usually either surgery or radiation and chemotherapy, or a combination of all 3 of those treatments when the disease comes back, the average life expectancy up until now has been about 10 months. that's a miserable figure for these poor patients. what we've been able to show in this study is that in contrast to chemotherapy, the average survival,
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the average survival has gone up by 3 months. but for a significant number of patients, it's greater than this. and so in the best responding group, the average survival is as high as 18 months now, which is a very, really good plan. and for some patients, for the 1st time, we're beginning to see we can potentially cure their disease. so the remaining durable man remission for many years after treatment. so there's still a great deal more to do, but we are potentially beginning to get to the point where we can cure this cancer in some patients. what about other counselors? does this, does this drug, a combination of drugs have potential beyond head and neck counselors? well, and indeed it does. and of course, this combination of drug treatments was initially developed for the treatment of other types of disease. so it was initially trial in melanoma where it has been actually revolutionary. and also in other types of kansas,
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notably in lung cancer. combinations of immunotherapy have also been shown to be beneficial kidney cancer likewise. so this study that we have been produced here is really following in the tracks of others. but really in a disease that has such a miserable i come with the very impressive improvements in survival for some of our patients. you're a clinical consulting clinical oncologist, your it's your profession to new york. that's the way that you are in your profession to be measured and not to to, to raise false hope and people. but are you excited it, professor? well, we are seeing a complete c change in the way we address a number of different types of cancer including head and neck cancer. so until 5 years ago, if patients develop recurrent head and neck cancer, the only recalls for them would be chemotherapy. we're now in
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a situation where we have more than one approved drug for the treatment of this type of disease, which is immunotherapy. and we're actually in a situation what no way around the world. the majority of patients will potentially be able to benefit from immunotherapy, including potentially combinations of these sorts that we've just tested. and also combinations of immunotherapy, with chemotherapy, where we're seeing even those combinations are working better than standards of care. so i hate to raise fall so, but i think we are at the beginning of a sea change in the way we address a number of tumors, including internet professor. it's been really good to talk to you, but effective date for being with as much research my session. thank you. north korea's leader settled his weapons. development program is an act of self defense. kim jong own, made the comments and an exhibition showcasing military hardware. he says the build up is necessary to face hostile policies from the united states and increasing
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military forces in south korea. the 2 sides have been in an accelerating arms race with both sides testing, short range, ballistic missiles, and other weapons. young oak is a professor in military strategic studies at hand arm university. he says that kim jong owns words have a familiar ring. his message is constant that i mean her nose could hear has the light terrible nuclear weapons and laurel. why last put you on travel nuclear? plenty? is that because of the u. s. o, our policy towards new, you know, clear and i mean those doubles tenders cannot be applied to the most korea abil adult agencies developing a new weapon system. last, korea has been denouncing the military quality of the south korea so day on last seeing and much about thee, thus quitting weapon system. but, oh, what a pill is this house or a fighter like half saudi clay?
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or, i mean, the most important bread will be that n a north korea is the u. s. weapon system, which is the u. s. consists in korea, how have, ah, the belt are deployed. nigeria as government is announced, sweeping measures to contain attacks by armed groups in the north. the restrictions include cutting communication services and the pound on markets and the transportation of certain goods. as al jazeera ahmed address reports now from could do now, some people are getting desperate. oh, defiant traitors. display their goods at this weekly market. despite a government order to shut down, like many traders here is here, cabella says is greens could be confiscated, or me even lose his life. if gunman strike. but he has to take the risk. i'm i didn't know what i like if the market you mean close, how do you feed our families?
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what about does will have to go to work daily. no. do to buy food, not the lu, expect them to care guns and rob, good edge, worthy. yeah. at cadina's biggest kettle market traders se then able to bring in new stock because of the ban on the movement of cattle. much of what is here is all stock. and they say because of an 80 percent decline in the number of animals coming in. the prices have increased restrictions of cut, telecommunications, and the movement of goods and closed rural markets in many areas of at least 5 states. this says the government is hindering the criminal operations of armed men, no locally as bandits. they've turned kitten up for on some into a lucrative business. oh, the wisdom of binding movement of cartoon into or outside the state
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is to stop that corridor that they get source of funding by selling at russell a cutter. now coming to the weekly market, i've also, i explained that that, that is why that is the my kids that i did get, i says to food and odon logistics. now you also look at the telecoms. shut down of our telecom services in these on gov and a species one common kitchen is very critical. if at the same time of negotiation for ransom as we speak here, interdictions emissions are in progress. and they, in the day out security forces ah, taking the bonded out pad private. but analysts say to stop the slight, into anarchy. the government must addressed acute shortages among the ranks of security forces because we have quite few and above policemen. quite few and above savage man, this is
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a country of over 200000000 and we have less than 4 to 500000 military men. police men combine. this is unacceptable. in desperation, some nigerians teach our training in arming malicious ralph white gloves but still largely outgunned the militias, through being poorly equipped to confront the threat posed by bandit with superior reverence, how much it res algebra. cuba. human rights groups are calling on countries in southeast asia to do more to and the exportation of migrant fishermen. it follows a string of walkers deaths on ships overseas. al jazeera, jessica washington reports now from to go in central java on his chinese fishing vessel of the waters mc route. these indonesian fishermen prepared to say good bye to one of their crew. after months at sea, so carefully has returned to indonesia, unable to forget his friend,
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who never got the chance to come home. yeah. how long it over by law if he kept working despite his pain, perhaps he was scared. then his whole body became swollen. these fishermen have come together to discuss their experiences, sharing stories of exploitation, underpayment, and even physical abuse. murphy through the i got of everything i was hit on the back of the head. i almost fell down at the others say they were tricked into working on the ships. bernard gently was never my intention to work on a chinese fishing ship. the agency lied to me for 7 months. i couldn't contact my parents. he says he was promised a manufacturing job in south korea. he never anticipated what was to come up with them tomorrow. they didn't give me any food for a whole week. i became very thin. i couldn't walk like many returned fishermen why
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he was trying to get back the money he is owed. worker's rights groups in southeast asia say they concerned about the rise in reported cases of poll working conditions, physical abuse, and death at sea. they say governments across the region have a responsibility to help and force labor in the international fishing industry. in recent weeks, more than 20 n g o z across the region have signed a letter to was yon calling on the regional block to ratify the work in fishing convention, which calls for the minimum requirements for conditions on board fishing vessels. some se, indonesia, as the country with the largest workforce on foreign ships, must be more proactive adequately. but on the gun like i'd be a fan, we should be an example and showed that we want to improve the situation right now . there is no access to justice for fishermen on foreign ships. denisia maritime ministry says ratifying the convention, that is a priority, but it takes time and was received with our english, chemical boy alive,
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or if you did reply morales, dora fy recommendation into go central. java, some of the fishermen working on the small, local boats a waiting for their deployments to work on large vessels overseas. uncertain of the conditions they will face when they depart. jessica washington out 0 to go. novelist abdul resort. good eyes. the 1st black, african to win the nobel prize for literature in 35 years. the terms of an academic as told al jazeera that his writings have largely been influenced by the lives of ordinary people. many of the refugees they choose to focus on my work and 19 is on my number. great. ok. you that but last time the oh my a i b r
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