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democracy maybe democracy for sale on al jazeera. ah, both of them told stories from asia and the pacific on al jazeera ah. ready the european union pledges a 1000000000 dollar a package for afghanistan as world late is made to address a looming humanitarian crisis. ah, hello, i'm emily anglin. this is al jazeera live from dough howls that coming up the top you and court sides, mostly with somalia in a dispute with kenya or the coastal waters that nairobi has already rejected the court's authority. in the case, one of the worst public health values
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a critical report by british and pays into bars. johnson's early handling of the pandemic. mm. mm hm. and to celebration of mexico's indigenous heritage and a reminder of the injustice, the community says it's still suffocates. ah, the you has pledged a $1000000000.00 for afghanistan. as late as of the world's 20 largest economies met to discuss the situation there. you're paying commission chief says the money will help avoid a magic humanitarian and socio economic collapse. it will be given to international organizations working in afghanistan, not to the taliban government, which brussels does not recognize. the un has warned the nation is facing a possible humanitarian crisis, and its economy is on the brink of collapse. cutter was invited to the g 20
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virtual summit because of its mediation. if it's a mere term him being hammered, al donnie appealed to the ladies and the taliban to honor commitments made at the door on dogs and took the opportunity to remind the international community of its obligations to the afghan people. before at the tim howard alicia, the deal included agreements of dialogue between afghani partners themselves. in addition to the withdrawal of the coalition forces from the afghan territories. the hope was that there will be peace and no other activities that pose a threat to other countries will take place from of ghani territory at your it is upon of gun histones care. take government to implement that. the international community has a responsibility towards afghanistan. emma, that includes international and humanitarian aid to afghanistan to j. experience has shown that isolation leads to polarization and sharp positions. we know that corporation and dialogue could lead to moderation and resolution of conflict.
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lascola that g 20 meeting comes as delegations from the u. s. u k and european union gather here in doha 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. the taliban is on a diplomatic push for international support and recognition. stephanie deca has more from campbell 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 taliban 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
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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 cash over the last 2 decades of war here, 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, or 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, say 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
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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 demand. so then figure out a way forward various u. n. an independent agencies have sounded the alarm on increasingly di situation in afghanistan as we heard from stephanie 90. 5 percent of households don't. and after age, according to the world food program, and 2000000 children are mel nourish because of acute food shortages about 90 percent of health facilities have been forced to close because of a lack of international aid. and the un says afghanistan's aid reliant economy. when a $600000000.00 in the next few months to sustain humanitarian operations. but international donors have only provided about 35 percent of that deputy executive director ad unicef or my d visited. that's going to stand last week. he says the humanitarian crisis will lumpy continued to deteriorate. even before the recent people,
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we estimated about 10000000 children were in need of support. and at least 1000000 of those were tristram dying with severe attrition. i visited their hospital a couple of them under attrition was what we saw was very shocking. the child, the hospital was filled beyond capacity and lot of children did bring cold dying for vanity. should we expect this tuition to even get worse with, 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 want that i was quickly to contest sort of the priorities to take him out of the crisis. while folks are ongoing between the
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defacto government and the international community. we have had similar situations in yemen and other places where supported direct you went to the population. so the you can set up systems where the support can preach people directly to the rest of the days. news and the unions top court has rejected kenya's claims in a maritime borders food in the indian ocean. somalia filed the lawsuit with the international court of justice in the hague. it accused kenya of illegally awarding exploration rights in waters when dish uses are within its boundary, kenya has already said it will not recognize the court's ruling. malcolm webb has more from nairobi. the international court of justice ruling was largely in favor of somalia. although one of kenya's requests was accepted, it has a slither of the disputed maritime territory, but most of it goes to somalia. it's widely believed to be rich in oil and gas
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deposit. so important to understand the rich natural resources wealth. this region almost always leads to a great deal of personal wealth for people in positions of power, the to 2 countries where corruption is widespread. and also, it, it'll say widely understood that the people in both countries who had their eye on these oil and gas is that they're also have international oil companies and other partners behind them. but the court has ruled for now that most of this, this maritime territory does indeed go to somalia and only a little bit of what was defeated is going to kenya. let's take a look now at the can meeting claims made by somalia and kenya at stake is control of that 100000 square kilometers stretch of the indian ocean with prospects of vast oil and gas deposits. kenya says it's maritime borders should be drawn in
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a straight line east parallel to the line of latitude. somalia, however, says it should be expanded further south as an extension of its land border. the dispute has further strain relations between the 2 countries. george, why jack? oh yeah, he's an expert on maritime and international law. he says, can you can't appeal the decision. but this is great. the book is great. given the fact that my dad give me and i just jungle land, which means that it's going to reduce it into a landlocked country, even if it will have us more as not have an excuse if enjoyment of an exclusive economic zone. which means that, that the king and economic future in the see in the blue jeep economics is going to be reduced to some extent. secondly,
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the book or so i've got 5 it consequences, whereby both fight is not have to find out the solution of or the nation with the went to the never she, it deal separately from building. what if you want to have some kind of an acord? well, it can, has got in a way, every year in which i don't see because they walked out of the court. we don't know . there are so many mechanisms of enforcement. number one, this is we added international and you didn't international corporate find what you stitched. and you're also getting the quote, by the say, come by to say she's dixon, which is actually step which stands his spouse from the united nations. where the guiding massey, this is the united nations security council, with the international monetary fund, is wanting the family
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a to equally distribute cobra. 19 vaccines worldwide is darkening prospects for developing nations. it's cottage global growth forecast to 5.9 percent. they see a slightly lower than what it was predicting 3 months ago is also calling on banks to be prepared to act quickly in the face of worsening inflation. the u. k. government's delay in imposing a lock down at the start of the pandemic is one of the country's worst ever public health failures. that's a conclusion of a newly released parliamentary report. inquiry by and pays also found, releasing people from hospital into care homes, cost thousands of lives. they also criticize the test and trace process and wake border controls. but they praised the you case vaccine program. turner hull has been following this story from london. it looks at boris johnson's early delay in ordering the 1st lockdown in march 2020. after the initial conversations
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with scientists administered, started happening in january 2020. and despite evidence that other countries were using, locked down to some significant effect, it says this failure, this delay was part of a deliberate policy. and the chief in heard immunity as proposed by official scientific advisers. it led to significant additional loss of life. and only when that approach was found to be impossible, did the government change tack? it accused accuses scientists and ministers of quote, group think that led to a lack of meaningful challenge of decisions made a lack of transparency about those decisions. a lack of knowledge and information sharing with international experts who try to cope with the very same thing. it says that despite the u. k being one of the 1st countries to develop a test recovery 19 in early 2020. it turned that lead into a situation of perpetual crisis when it effectively abandoned mass testing in march 2020. and when a test trace in islip system eventually did come along some months later,
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the report cause it's slow, i'm certain, often chaotic and ultimately a failure. and there's additional criticisms, as you mentioned, they're aimed at the government's failure to protect vulnerable groups. note notably, care home residents and black, asian and minority ethnic groups as well. to the u. s. now, in the state of texas is banned organizations and companies from enforcing coven 19 vaccine mandates. governor greg abbott has been one of the most vocal opponents of making vaccines and mandatory in the us. his move comes is the bought an administration prepared to require employees with more than $100.00 workers to be vaccinated or test weekly for the virus. north korea's latest says his weapons development program. he's an act of self defense. kim jung own, made the comments at an exhibition showcasing military hardware. he says, the build up is necessary to face a hostile policies from the united states and increasing military forces in south
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korea. the 2 sides have been in an accelerating arms race with both testing, short range, ballistic missiles, and other weapons. still, head on al jazeera, a string of death, some bored. foreign fishing vessels has drawn attention to the plight of engine nation migrant fishermen. they tell us this stories of exploitation and abuse and hope for the battle to cure cancer will have the details of a new treatment that's wiped out to miss in some, terminally ill patients. ah, it's another beautiful sunny day, but 35000 feet. the weather, sponsored by cattle airways, voted world's best air line of 2021. hi there, thanks for joining an 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
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can see that right all the sunshine, 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, a ben 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 thrown 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 as wall winds will be a factor as well for hong kong, 85 kilometers per hour on this one in japan, we're a weather system is something further toward the south cargo shima just 25 degrees
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hello, you're watching al jazeera, i'm am language, a reminder about up stories this hour. the you is pledged a $1000000000.00 in aid for afghanistan. ladies of the world's 20 biggest economies are holding an emergency meeting to address the growing economic and humanitarian crisis. it will be given to international organizations not to the taliban government. the un top court has rejected kenya's claims in a maritime border dispute in the indian ocean. jamalia fall the laws search off to kenya, awarded exploration rights in waters. somalis is that within its boundary, the disputed area has been identified as potentially rich and oil and gas. and a newly released parliamentary report has called the u. k. government's response at the start of the corona virus pandemic. the countries was ever public health values . however, the report praised the u. k. vaccine programs chili's
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government is declaring a state of emergency in its south central region of iraq, india. that's where armed members from chillies indigenous from of who che, group have taken control of forests. there's been protests in recent weeks in the capital santiago, the mabood shay is demanding self determination and the preservation of ancestral lands, lushly owned by logging films. a latin america editor, lucy newman, has moved from santiago in the last few months. certainly this year, these armed militants, my poacher groups have become more and more bold carrying out acts of our sins, sabotage, taking over land and define it just recently. there was an attack on a home that was set on fire. the couple that was inside was unable to escape. the husband died from the burden wound, the wife is still in hospital. and then finally,
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the last straw came when another unknown until now armed group of militants put, sent out a message on social networks and said that they would not, they would fight to the finish of police, tried to expel them, and a community that had taken over 2 years old national reserve, and that is a forestry reserve in the albany region. the president has been under tremendous pressure for months now from conservatives within his own party, and even animal and other groups, including truck drivers to call a state of siege. and we had gotten yeah, but he has been reluctant to do so until now. but finally, apparently the pressure has been too great. he is going to make the announcement officially, sometime today, according to the president of his political party. he's keeping his card very close to his chest so far. we know that the state of emergency is going to last for 3 weeks, at least. and they did a lot will allow for the army to go in,
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work alongside the police and presumably really get tough on these groups. and until now have pretty much been able to do what they like tuesday marks re stay in mexico. the holiday originally commemorated the arrival of european explorer. christopher columbus at now says to recognise nations mixed indigenous and european heritage and mal wrap. lo has more 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 means 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 tries to unify the population under a single language,
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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 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 earnest 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, you cut about you says bringing visibility to pre hispanic recipes is a way to lift up the voices and languages of indigenous communities. the 2nd i've
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been here on, i've always said language is an extension of taste. wasn't familiar to mexico has 68 indigenous languages to close the 68 culture. so you had at $68.00 quizzes, sort of $68.00 possibilities for those flowers to mix and improve the human palate system. we are 68 living community on the dance to 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 that she and possibly polo. ah, mexico's president, under this manuel lopez over, i thought 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 countries cultural diversity. he will not let me know when you are so long lived, the universal fraternity, long live, the love for one's neighbors. long live the cultures of pre hispanic mexico. he, i live in war many in mexico view, changing public discourse toward native communities as progress indigenous rights
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act of his see that speeches and public spectacles alone are not enough to correct 5 centuries of discrimination, racism, and neglect. manuel rap, hello al. jazeera mexico city. human rights groups are calling on southeast asian countries to do more to in the exploitation of migrant fishermen. it follows a string of work as deaf son ships overseas. jessica washington reports from tegan in central driver. on this chinese fishing vessel of the waters, new crew. 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, who never got the chance to come home. yeah, i got, i got my la it'll. he kept working despite his pain. perhaps he was scared. then his whole body became swollen. these fishermen have come together to discuss their
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experiences, sharing stories of exploitation, underpayment, and even physical abuse buffy through the i javert in. i was hit on the back of the head. i almost fell down at the others say they would shrieked into working on the ship's bernard or gently was never my intention to work on a chinese fishing ship. the agency lied to me for several 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 with them to them. they didn't give me any food for a whole week. i became very fin. i couldn't walk like many returned fisherman why he was trying to get back the money he is owed. workers' 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
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a responsibility to help and force labor in the international fishing industry. in recent weeks, more than 20 n g o is 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 show 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 is a priority, but it takes time and was received with our english, chemical boy, or love, or you could reply morales during the fire, like old ration into girl central java. some of the fishermen working on the small, local boats awaiting for their deployments to work on large vessels overseas.
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uncertain of the conditions they will face when they depart. jessica washington out a 0 to go. tropical storm come paso has triggered floods and landslides, in northern philippines, killing at least 9 people. more than 1600 others have been forced out of their homes and towns live in people. i'm missing. the storm swept through the most populous island of new zone on monday and intensified as it approached the island of palawan. severe flooding in china has killed at least 15 people evicted more than a 1000000. others in san she province out here is rob mcbride has moved with unrelenting rain. since the start of october, shang sea is said to be experiencing the worst autumn flooding in history, resulting in the destruction of dams, rail lines and highways. there have been multiple landslides and the fan,
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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 in 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, although most were pushed to reopen to help coal supplies. but this seems to be
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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 researches or hailing a new treatment for head and neck cancer. a drug testing, a combination of immunotherapy drugs showed it may work better than came of therapy . scientists in london found 2 medications significantly reduced or killed tumors internally in people when there were mixed. several rates are the highest report survival rates, rather the highest reported in
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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 the new treatment reportedly caused 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 patient's 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 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,
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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. but we are potentially beginning to get to the point where we can cure these cancer. in some patients.

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