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ah bulges with so i the european union pledges a 1000000000 dollar aid package for afghanistan as world leaders me to address a looming humanitarian crisis. ah, hello, i'm fully back you boy, you're watching al jazeera live from doha, also ahead. one of the worst public health failures that critical reports by british m. bees into boys johnson's early handling, or because 19 pandemic nigeria has got maintained via the plant to stop violence by armed groups in the north, but some are resisting it. mm.
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and has found abrasion of mexico's indigenous heritage, and a reminder of the injustice community says it's phil stoffers ah b e u has pledged $1000000000.00 for afghanistan as leaders of the world's largest economies. me to discuss the situation there. the european commission chief says the money will help avoid a major humanitarian and socio economic collapse. it will be given to international organizations working in afghanistan, not the taliban government, which brussels doesn't recognize. that g 20 meeting comes as delegations from the u . s. u. k. and european union gather here in kata with representatives of afghanistan's caretaker government. the afghan acting foreign minister says his administration is entering a new phase in his country's relationship with the rest of the world. attorney
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bonnie's on a diplomatic push for international support and recognition. stephanie deca has more from couple the one leverage the internet community has, is this recognition recognizing the taliban as the official government here in afghanistan. so this is what they're using to put pressure on them to form an all inclusive government at the moment. the interim government is made up only of talbot members. there are a few minorities, but certainly there are no women. women also women's rights. a major issue talking about allowing particularly girls to the ages of 12 and 18 to return to school and university. that hasn't happened yet, the taliban says they are looking into it. they will do it. but it takes time to sort out the logistics in terms of segregating boys and girls from going to school . so this is a back and forth when it comes to the politics politically, but it's really causing a major impact on the ground. as you've been saying, this countries become fully dependent on international aid. on the international influx is of cache over the last 2 decades of war here,
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and that's suddenly been withheld. so what you see is a, is a, you know, we'll talk about the economy in free for what does that mean? it means that people cannot feed their families, it means they don't have money, it means are no jobs. it means that you know, they're selling their household goods. it means that people who work on a daily basis, hand to mouth, can no longer feed themselves. that translates to 8 organizations giving severe warnings about what's happening here, particularly world food program saying only 5 percent. i'm just imagine that of households are actually eating enough and people have large family. so is incredibly difficult. salaries haven't been paid. security situation is difficult with an increase of ice. okay. and that's something that the international community in particular is very worried about. so i think at some point, something is going to have to give. but yes, i mean, this international recognition is the only leverage the international community has . and they're hoping that that's going to put pressure on the taliban to make some kinds of concessions to their demands. then figure out a way forward early i spoke to amar,
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abdi who's the deputy executive director at unit set recently returned from afghanistan. he says the humanitarian crisis has deteriorated and will likely continue to do so. even before the recent i people, we estimated about 10000000 children were in need of humanitarian support. and at least 1000000 of those were crisco dying with severe mom. trish and i visited their hospital a couple of the money tricia was what we saw was very shocking. chill the hospital will still be on capacity and lot of children did break up dying for boundary conditions. we expect this tuition to even get worse with the winter coming with severe trouts with the collapse of the social service system. as you reported, situation will get worse unless we all of their lives quickly to
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a test sort of the priorities to our back to humanity and crisis while talk. so i'm going between the de facto government and the 2 national community. we have had similar situations in yemen and other places where support to protect you went to the population. so the you and can set up systems or where support can reach people directly. now the weldon is the you case, governments delay in imposing a lock down at the start of the pandemic is one of the countries worse at the public health failures. as the conclusion of a newly released parliamentary report. inquiry by m. p also found releasing people from hospital into care homes, cost thousands of lies. they also criticize a test and trace process and weak border controls. but they praise the case vaccine program shown a whole has the latest from london. it found this report that the delay in boris
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johnson's ordering of the 1st lockdown in march last year, the k for 2 months after discussions initially started to be held between ministers in scientific advises. there was a delay that cost a lot of lives. it was also a delay that was based on a deliberate policy in the tubing heard immunity, and it was a policy put forward by those scientific advisors because lives, as i say, it was only abandoned once it was deemed impossible to achieve. heard immunity report further accuses scientists to ministers of a so called group think that was part of that policy of heard immunity, a group think that led to a lack of transparency and decision making. a lack of meaningful challenge of decisions that were being made and the inability, or lack of knowledge sharing with international experts. also dealing with this crisis and dealing with it pretty much the same time. it said that despite being one of the 1st countries to come up with a meaningful 19 test,
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the u. k. squandered that lead and turned it in fact into a situation of permanent crisis when the government gave up mass testing in march 2020. and when an effective test trace, an isolate system so called effective eventually came along in the summer. the report concludes it was slow, uncertain, often chaotic and ultimately failed in its objective. and they were further criticisms level that the government's failure to protect vulnerable groups, including care, home residents, and black, asian and minority ethnic groups as well. he will say the taxes has banned organizations and companies from enforcing coven 19 vaccine mandate. governor gray gambit has been one of the most vocal opponents of making vaccines mandatory in the us. his move comes as a bind in administration, prepares to require employees with more than a 100 workers to be vaccinated or test weekly for the virus thailand. plans to accept vaccinated toys flying from countries, it says
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a low risk from next month. it was crap hotel, quarantined for travelers from 10 countries, including the u. k. the u. s. germany and china all arrivals will still need to show negative cov 19 test results. for i minister by you char nocera said he'll consider lifting the nighttime curfew and ban of alcohol sales in the capital bank called by the new year in the philippines. tropical storm composite, who has triggered floods and lance lives in the north killing. at least 9 people, more than 1600 people have been forced, sought from their homes and towns. 11 people are missing. the storm swept through the most populous island of loosen on monday and intensified as it approach she island of pylon. severe flooding in china has killed at least 15 people. it's impacted more than half of more than a 1000000 and a half people in changi province ra mcbride reports with unrelenting rain. since the start of october, shank sea is said to be experiencing the worst autumn flooding in history,
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resulting in the destruction of dams, rail lines and highways. there have been multiple landslides and the fan, her river, a tributary of the yellow river, has recorded its most powerful flood peak in 57 years. emergency teams helped by heavy equipment, have been racing to shore up defenses to prevent more flooding. but already thousands of hacked airs of farm land have been inundated, 19000 homes, destroyed, and 820000 people evacuated, considered the birthplace of chinese civilization. shang see as rich in culturally important sites and relics with many now said to be at risk. shank, c is also an important cold producing province and there have been fears these storms could worse than china's shortage of coal, which has resulted in power outages across the country. around 10 percent of mines in shang c, suspended operations for a time,
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although most were pushed to reopen to help cold supplies. but this seems to be another example of the increasing frequency and ferocity of extreme weather events to hit china. these floods come less than 3 months after reins and flooding in neighboring hern and province killed more than $300.00 people. again, rainfall records were broken across the province with the provincial capital, experiencing $200.00 millimeters of rain in a single hour. back in shang see province, millions of dollars and much needed relief supplies have been provided for people affected by these floods. rob mcbride, al jazeera hong kong in nigeria, 15 people who were kidnapped in the north east several months ago. have managed to escape their captors official say the 6 women and 9 children had to walk for 6 days until they reached safety. they were abducted from villages in born. our state is
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not clear who took them, but they escaped from an area known to be as strong hold of i sole linked groups. meanwhile, nigeria governmental announce sweeping measures to contain attacks by armed groups in the north. the restrictions include carrying communication services and a ban on markets and the transportation of certain goods. as amity dress reports from kaduna, some people are getting desperate, o defiant traders, display their goods at this weekly market. despite a government order to shut down. like many traders here, it's yakobelli says his greens could be confiscated or may even lose his life if gunman strike. but he has to take the risk and well, my didn't know what it was like if the markets remained close. how to feed our families. what about those who have to go to work daily, nor do to buy food? luckily, we expect them to carry guns and rob, good edge worthy. here at cadina's biggest kettle market traders. so been able to bring in new stock because of the ban on the movement of kettle,
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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, known locally as bandits left turned kitten of florence, him into a lucrative business. oh, the wisdom of binding movement of cartoon into or outside the state is to stop that corey door, that they get source of funding by selling a russell cutter. now come into the weekly market. i have also a spill in that, that, that is why that is the my kids, that id yet i says to food and order at logistics. now,
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you also look at the telecoms, the shut down of our telecom services in this on galvan a species. one communication is very critical. if at the center of negotiation for ransom as we speak here, interdictions emissions are in progress and day in day out. security forces ah, taking the bonded out bad private but only say to stop the slight, into anarchy. the government was addressed acute shortages among the ranks of security forces because we have quite few and above please men, quite few and above 5. his men. this is a country of our poor 100000000 and we have less than 4 to 500000 military men. please men combine. this is unacceptable. in desperation, some nigerian states are training in arming, malicious ralph white gloves,
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but still largely outgunned the malicious 3 being poorly equipped to confront the threat posed by bandit. with superior reverence, ahmed edris. how did you see the hill ahead on al jazeera, north korea leader keys as the u. s. a causing tensions in the region and promising to build an invincible military to defend its territory. and hope for the battle to kill cancer will have the details of a new treatment. that's why i talked to most in september ah, with hi there. thanks for joining in. here's your weather update for asia. we're going to begin in india. so here's the situation that southwest monsoon is exited from the north. we can see that right all the sunshine,
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new delhi, up to 35 degrees, but still keeping some bursts of rain toward the south. in particular, a careless once again has an amber weather alert. so the risk of seen some flooding here, and we have a plume of moisture extending from one end of the bay had been gall rate toward the other, slamming into a thailand mbm bar. and certainly the rain is piling up there. now for the other side of indo china, look at this, an incoming storm tropical storm comp. assume it's already throwing buckets of rain toward hong kong. once again on wednesday as it passes over a high net and then eventually slamming into a vietnam that landfall on thursday. so hanoi rate through to denying some heavy rain can be expected here. back to wednesday, i want to show the rain fall amounts for hong kong looking at about 60 millimeters rain. also some heavy falls for the eastern coast of china's wall winds will be a factor as well for hong kong, 85 kilometers per hour. when this one in japan we're weather system is something further toward the south cargo schumann. it's 25 degrees. you are 30 every day up
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until now in october, but that changes here now too soon. ah . the latest news as it breaks freedom of breaths and the creams of talking to each other, trying to i and i have that differences because together they form a large block in parliament with detailed coverage because the world's largest producer of low to see. but children are being used to beat the rising demand from around the world. the island has increased in land map is as if rivera with this corruption is pulling the island of la paloma out of the ocean. lou ah,
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welcome back. a recap of our top stories on al jazeera, v e. u has pledged $1000000000.00 in aid for afghanistan. leaders of the world. 20 biggest economies are holding an emergency meeting to address the growing economic antibody daring prices. the money will be given to international organizations, but not to the taliban governments. a newly released parliamentary report has called the u. k. government's response at the start of the call, the 19 pandemic, the countries worse ever public health failures. however, the report praises you case last seen program avenues now in the u. n to top court has rejected kenya's games in a maritime border disputing the indian ocean somalia filed the lawsuit with the international court of justice in the hague, after kenya, awarded exploration rights in water. somalia says within its boundary, the disputed 100 square kilometer area has large deposits of oil and gas,
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kenya has already said it will not recognize the court's ruling. there, spring in markham webb was life or is in my robi. so malcolm, the i, c, j rejecting can years argument talk us through the decision 1st the, i see david jack did most of kenya's argument, so the new maritime borders of the court specified gives most of the defeated territory to somalia. the little sliver of it kidney about as you just mentioned, central to all of this is that under the c, widely expected that there are rich deposits of oil and gas. and there are people in both governments who hope to be able to expect to profit from this, along with international oil companies and other partners who have blind themselves up with each of the sides. and this ruling indeed does favour somali as case kenya had been arguing for a boundary based on some colonial era boundaries,
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which gave it much more of this defeated area of the sea. somalia is arguments were based more on equity, but now we'll be waiting to see what kenya says in response to this ruling. a high the, as you said previously rejected the ruling ahead of the ruling. so you're saying, yeah, i'm going to ask you what a fake here with this, what was a significant felt this dispute territory? what to say is, is the potential for making money from oil and gas for the beneath the sea, kenya had rejected the ruling of the call even before it was made. it said that the court was biased and the court has already said that kennedy doesn't have any legal grounds to reject this judgement because it's signed up to the court to authority in the 1906. he's been a cons retroactively renee or not, but the question is now will, can you accept this ruling and if it does not,
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it certainly put somalia in a much stronger position to think support from the un to the diplomatic in support enforcing or obliging kenya to hold this ruling, waiting to see what can you going to say about that and the how somalia would further interest as well. mark and thank you very much for that month. web 314 there live from night will be kenya. any right preliminary results from the parliamentary elections show a positive outcome for the party of shia cleric, montana. oh is find that good showing? none of the political blocks appear to have secured majority, former prime minister, nearly a monarchy looks set to have the 2nd largest hold among shia potties. sunday school was house several months early and voter turnout hit a record low of just about 40 percent. and he hashem is in baghdad with more on the results. it's clear this is not going to change
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a lot. the same political factions are back in the parliament, but with different numbers of seats. now we have looked of a saw that securing the majority. why it's not the majority that will allow him to go for a to choose a government untrue to rule the country. he'll 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 or members of parliament now in order to be able to name and you prime minister just to, to, to, to explain it. looked of a sudden a has $73.00 seats now and the, and the parliament. what department that parliament is made up of 329 seats. so his still needs another and maybe 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 the saw that there are other players, especially from the shop, a community for example, the father,
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a coalition that represents the pm used to popular mobilization units that they wasn't able to get the number of deputies and or members of parliament they had in the past elections now they are denouncing the whole election and saying that it's not unfair. it's a, it's a, it's a fraud. and it's kind of resorting to a brinkman ship in order to pro sure how to leverage so that the hub is saying, the charge of the new prime minister. a judicial investigation into last year's be able to port explosion has been suspended again after a new legal complaint. it comes after the lead judge issued an arrest warrant for former finance minister ali hassan helene, who failed to appear for questioning. early on tuesday. i'll is one of 2 ministers who filed the complaint explosion, killed at least $218.00 people after a fire triggered the detonation of several tons of ammonium nitrate. north korea's
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leader says his weapons development program is an act of self defense came john owed or made the comments at an exhibition showcasing military hardware. he says the buildup is necessary to face hostile policies from the u. s. and increasing military forces in south korea. north and south korea 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 hanami university. he says kim jones words have a familiar ring. this message is custom, but i mean no school year has to like travel nuclear weapons and la, why not put you on travel nuclear? plenty. is that because of the u. s. a. policy, it was, you know, clear. and i mean, those doubles tenders cannot be applied to the most korea able adult agents developing a new weapon system. los korea has been denouncing the military public realty,
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south korea. so they on last saying much about the us couldn't weapon system, but what they pew is this house and a fighter like half saudi life. or, i mean, i'm the most important threat for the last korea is the u. s. weapon system, which is the u. s. courses in korea, how have, ah, people are deployed killers, government is declaring a state of emergency in its south central region of our aconia as way armed members from the indigenous. my poochie group have taken control of force if been protest in recent reach from the capital santiago and that po chair, demanding self determination and the preservation of ancestral lands, largely owned by logging firms. tis a marks re stay in mexico. the holiday originally commemorated the arrival of
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spanish explorer, christopher columbus. but it now says to recognize the nations mixed indigenous and european heritage near rapid reports from mexico city. the arrival of the early larosa or race day in mexico comes just weeks after the country marked 200 years of independence from spain as that and as in other latin american countries. such celebrations are prompting renewed debate over the complicated legacy of european colonization, as well as the topic of inequality in a region with stark, ethnic and social divisions. yet nobody made more main delay there from the start. the idea was for mexico to be a homogeneous country with a single identity. there was a period where the country tried to unify the population under a single language, a single culture, single type of gastronomy, and those politics to how much and i still exist to day. i'm permeates into public policy. and yet in recent years, protesters have targeted in vandalized symbols of colonization, like
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a statue of spanish explore christopher columbus that once stood in downtown mexico city. as mexico marks the anniversary of the arrival of columbus to the new world act of the say that some 70 percent of indigenous mexicans lived below the poverty line. adding that social inequality is the real legacy of the spanish conquest. there are earliest efforts underway in mexico to lift up indigenous heritage mystic a cow is a restaurant in one of mexico cities, most exclusive neighborhood, and the staff here specialize in indigenous cuisine. the restaurant owner mar, loan, yoko w, says, bringing visibility to pre hispanic recipes is a way to lift up the voices and languages of indigenous communities. in the 2nd i've been seen, i've always said language isn't extension of taste. most of them built on mexico has 68 indigenous languages to close the 68 culture. so you had at $68.00, we seen the sweat of $68.00 civilities for those flowers to mix and improve the human palate system. we are 68 living community on the dance to
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a universal rhythm and out at the same time breaking through the efforts to make us invisible. be important. i think we're living through a very important moment. it's impossible to tolo ah, mexico's president under this manuel lopez over a lot often speaks about the rights of indigenous communities and has even requested that spain apologize for the conquest. the president has also been a proponent of large public celebrations that more openly embraced the country's cultural diversity. eva, need only marcel long, live the universal fraternity, long live the love for one's neighbors. long live the cultures of pre hispanic mexico, yet is at least one, many in mexico view, changing public discourse toward native communities as progress indigenous rights act of his see that speeches and public spectacles alone are not enough to correct 5 centuries of discrimination, racism, and neglect men will rep hello al jazeera mexico city research as
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a hailing and new treatment for head and neck cancer. a trial testing a combination of immunotherapy drugs showed it may work better than chemotherapy. find is in london, found mixing to medications significantly reduced or killed tumors in terminally ill people. survival rates are the highest reported in a 1st time. first line therapy child for people with head and neck. cancer patients who took part lived an average of 3 months longer than those receiving chemotherapy, and the new treatment reportedly cause fewer side effects. kevin harrington is a professor of biological cancer therapies at the institute for cancer research. he explains the aim of immunotherapy. 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, we actually enlist the help of the patients own immune system to do the heavy lifting and to attack the cancer. i think it's important to set this into context
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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, 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 real improvement. and for some patients, for the 1st time, we're beginning to see we can potentially cure their disease. so they remain in durable man remission for many years after treatment. so there's still a great deal more to do,
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but we are potentially beginning to get to the point where we can cure these cancer . in some patients or wine fire in southern california, i shut down a major highway, leaking it with the north of the seas. more than a 125 fire fighters have been battling the blaze in santa barbara. the flames are being fueled by winds up to a 112 kilometers and ah, logan. i'm fully battle with the headlines on al jazeera, the e u has fledged $1000000000.00 in aid for afghanistan. leaders of the world. 20 biggest economies are holding an emergency meeting to address the growing economic and humanitarian crisis. the money will be given to international organizations but not to the taliban speak.


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