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ah, through the eyes of those who are losing hope, every day o dreams becoming blue democracy, maybe democracy for sale on al jazeera. ah, holding the powerful to account. as we examined the u. s. his role in the world on al jazeera, ah, at russia's president denies, using energy as a weapon, as surging prices across europe said household gas bills rocketing. ah. hello, i'm barbara sarah. this is al jazeera, alive from london, also coming up to grey and forces that say the ethiopian military's air and ground
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offensive against them is intensified. a man armed with a bow and arrow kills 5 people and wounds several others in norway and star trek. there william shatner, it goes into space for real, becoming the oldest person to make the trip. ah, as households real from extraordinary rises in energy prices, the european union has announced what it describes as a toolbox to tackle the spike. the northern hemisphere is heading into winter and natural gas prices across europe are about 6 times higher than this time last year . well, the e u recommends short and medium term measures including tax cuts, emergency support for companies and households, and stepping up investment in renewables,
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while the sky rocketing prices of partially been blamed on russia. withholding gas supplies to europe. president putin denies using energy as a weapon. labeling the accusations politically motivated bladder. the international energy agency is calling for governments to triple, they're spending on clean energy or extreme market volatility will continue. it says nearly 4 trillion dollars must be put into renewable energy by 2030. natasha butler reports from brussels, reducing taxes on energy bills and financial help for poor households. were among the recommendations laid out by europe's energy commissioner to help member states shield consumers across the block from spiraling costs. our immediate priority is to protect europe's consumers, especially the most minor. second, we have to make a branch, a system better prepared and more resilient. so that we don't have to face
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a similar situation in the future. natural gas prices have stored in europe in recent weeks, partly driven by a certain demand. as countries emerge from loc downs, natural gas accounts for a quarter of the european union's energy needs. the majority of that is imported into the block from countries including how jerry, a norway and qatar, but mainly russia. some say that the kremlin is fueling the price rise by failing to boost gas supplies in order to pressure the you to prove the controversial nordstrom to pipeline. at an energy conference in moscow though, present, vladimir putin said russia was ready to increase supply electron enough for us really to do sure. if they ask us to increase deliveries, we are ready to do so we are increasing them as much as our partners are asking us to avoid future energy crises. the u commissioner says countries must focus on transitioning away from fossil fuels to renewables. some analysts say that would
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also help your become more self reliant when it comes to energy. if we had had in europe national governments that did 20 years ago, renovate the homes, like we knew how to do that, did roll out solar heating systems as soon as the seventy's, because this is super haul technology, we would be in a much better situation today. would be consuming much less gas. we will be much less reliance on russia. and the current gas prices that we see would have been, you know, fall as impactful for us europeans. some european countries, including from spain, agrees one more from the youth and recommendations. they are pushing for a wide measures, including coordinating gas purchases and joint gas storage. the blogs leaders will discuss the crisis at a summit. next week with the onset of winter pressure is mounting to find solutions . natasha butler, i'll just sarah brussels. the push for green energy is still
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a contentious one. meanwhile, in bulgarian hundreds of coal miners of march through the capital, sofia, demanding job security. they're angry over the use vow to close mines and coal fired plants over the can decades. oh, guerria is the poorest country in the you and workers say tens of thousands of jobs are at risk. they say the use timeframe for hosing the mines is too short and i'm calling for the government support. well, it's not just energy shortages that many countries are grappling with as they emerged from the pandemic. the u. s. government is stepping up efforts to fix global supply chain issues which have led to shortages of many goods and higher prices. reduced factory output over the past 18 months and shipping log germs are being blamed. half a 1000000 containers are currently stuck on cargo ships, waiting to be offloaded at the club. the ports of los angeles and long beach, u. s. president joe biden says his administration is working with companies and
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ports to try to alleviate the bottlenecks. some ports will start operating 24 hours a day and retailers will expand their hours. this is across the board commitment to going to 247. this is a big 1st step in speeding up the movement of materials and goods through our supply chain. but now we need the rest of the private sector chain to step up as well. this is not called a supply chain for another. this means the tunnel operators, railways, trucking company, shippers, and other retailers as well. and here in the u. k. shipping containers have been diverted from the country's biggest port because it's for raising fears about food shortages. the porter felix though handles more than a 3rd of the countries in ports, but a shortage of drivers has led some companies to divert their shipments because there's no space left to stack containers. the u. k. has struggled with its post
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pandemic economic recovery with low fuel and sometimes food supplies. the countries exit from the european union has exacerbated some of the problems ah an air and ground offensive base european military against forces from the northern negro. a t gray region is reported to be intensifying, a spokesman for the t graham forces. it says that there have been many casualties as government troops and allies battle them on several fronts. fighting is also taking place in the neighboring amara and our far regions. if europe is government hasn't acknowledged the fresh offensive, but the te gray people's liberation front says the fighting began with air strikes last week, just after prime minister, ibm it was sworn in for a new 5 year term. i. leona sin n cole works for the international committee of the red cross in ruby. she says,
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increased fighting has caused more people to flee their homes. the situation is very serious. we're still having a lot of people who have to run from their homes for safety and the displaced people they live in very difficult conditions and overcrowded shelter in schools. sometimes they even sleep out in the open. also for the past several months, the commercial traffic has been disrupted, and that has, has a tremendous impact on the availability of the sensual supplies, like medical supplies and food. and also the reason is experiencing severe shortage is electricity of fuel. and that means that it's very difficult to provide the essential services like health services and clean water. well, meanwhile, the united nations, as recall, the 2 senior officials working in the field here because of concerns about their safety. it comes after a non verified recording surfaced in which to you and workers are heard saying that
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some senior officials sympathize with rebels antique righ, i'll come web has more from nairobi. the audio recording, which was published online to women, can be heard saying that they work for the u. n. in ethiopia, speaking to a freelance journalist and saying that they believe senior global level, un official, some senior global level, un officials are biased and sympathetic to the to grey and forces. the great reason in the north of the country, the fighting, the, i think government treats that a conflict that the gun just under a year ago who un officials obliged to be neutral, an independent. now reuters news agency says through other un work because it's identified these to you and officials. one who works for the un population funded. another one who works for the international organization for migration in ethiopia . that view and haven't confirmed the identity of these 2 people. but it has that
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it is following its own internal mechanism to address this issue. it's been quite a lot of tension over the last few months between government and not just the u. n, but other international leg, 8 organizations who are working in ethiopia, those 7 officials that the government said it was throwing out there on tanya, tara is the secretary general did reject that explosion. that was just the most recent in a, in a number of statements from the government. when it's been very critical of various staff members of international humanitarian organization. 5 people have been killed and several others injured after a man use the bow and arrow to attack them in norway. it happened in the town of calling for which is south west of the capital of the authorities believe the suspect opened fire at a supermarket before then moving through the town. a man has been arrested and
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police are investigating whether the attack was an act of terrorism. this may for later, the arrested person is a man, and that's all i can say about the person suspected. in this case, he's been taken to prison. the husband and there will continue to be a large police presence overnight. there are many crime scenes. the perpetrator operated over a large area. these places have been secured by police and not being searched by the crime scene. officials, chillin opposition. politicians have launched impeachment proceedings against president sebastian piano over the sale of a mining company. after details emerged in the pandora papers leak. they appear to outline a deal involving the sale of the domingo copper and iron mine in 2010. during his 1st term in office. sheila's public prosecutor has already announced an investigation into possible bribery related corruption charges, as well as tax violations related to the sale. benita has previously denied the
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allegations. now the actor who played one of t v's best known space captains has travelled into space for real william shatner known for his role as captain kirk. in the original star trek series has become the oldest man to make the journey. the 90 year old blasted off from texas on jeff phases, a blue origin spacecraft, and the gallagher reports manages that kill one lasting awfully us state of texas. lew origins, new shepherd, rocket launchers for another journey to the edge of our atmosphere on board. a man known to millions as captain james t. kirk of the starship enterprise. the final frontier. william shatner 1st shot to fame in 1966 playing the iconic kirk in star trek.
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now more than 50 years later, he's boldly gone. when new 90 year old's human has been before what you have given what is the most profound experience i do. i'm so filled with emotional about what just happened. i was just extra extra i hope i never recover from this. i hope that i can be changed. what i feel though, i don't want to lose it once free of the earth's gravity, all 4 crew members enjoyed 3 minutes of weightlessness and a view of our planet. a blue origin zoner jeff bezos hopes will eventually become more. busy accessible to so cool space tourists in a race funded by billionaires having such a relatable crew member on board is being seen as a publicity qu. it's no secret that a lot of people who like on space and space systems are star trek fans for the
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immediately resonate with captain kirk. in though in, in the seat on the passenger flight, i will. as the capsule and its crew safely returned to earth, fans of an iconic science fiction show that inspired millions celebrated the return of the fictional spaceship captain. well, if you can pick anybody better, i think from all of our trying to get to do that in on to be looking at that new frontier. i think really that it's, it's more it's bigger than chattanoog. i mean, captain kirk is star trek for really star trek is the thing that has had the impact on space travel right. by presenting this optimistic vision of the future, especially in inclusive vision of the future, the new private space race is now well under way. it may be funded by will some c as a 1000000000 as boys club with bays us, richard branson and ilan mosque, old jockeying for domination. it is hope the final frontier may now be one step closer for the rest of us. i think alika al jazeera still to come in this
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half hour. the taliban warns its own members that anyone found to be linked to i so will be punished as a traitor, plus the brutal survival dramas where the game becomes. netflix is most popular original series, yet as south korea's global, cultural influence continues to grow. ah, william shatner will be able to see this. this huge curl of cloud in the australian byte is a good spring storm. it's slow moving. it's throwing rain into south australia. so showers all way across. new south wales and up into sudden queens and of course
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concentrate in victoria. and that's in contrast to places further west pers, enjoying 24 quiet sunny degrees. it is quite warm in the interior of the thames. we'll certainly come down fairly rapidly. so for example, in the north and new south weather at 21 in book 29 in prison with that normally breeze that whole lot, edging slowly offshore, but victoria will stay fairly wet. i think. right into friday, probably saturday as well. tropical heat and rain much grace degrees here was composite. the 2nd tropical storm to follow and roughly similar path in the last week is not gonna make typhoon stages. the wind isn't strong enough, but it will bring huge amounts of rain as taking with a storm surge, and 6 meter weighs over hine. and that is the picture of the satellite picture. now, of course, this is forecast means it's further west, is going to produce a fair amount of flooding. i think in this part of it now and still alum south coast to china. but hong kong is improving
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reminder of the top stories on al jazeera, russia's president has denied his country, is behind an energy shortage in europe, saying moscow is standing by to health natural gas prices of sky rocketed, prompting the e to recommend the series of support measures as the continent heads into winter and air and ground offensive by a few of his military against forces from the northern t right region is reported to be intensifying. fighting is taking place on a number of fronts, including in neighboring regions, and the man armed with a bow and arrows has killed 5 people and injured several others in a series of attacks. and norway. it happened in the town of holmes park. campaign is under way to preserve a memorial at hong kong university, which marks china's violent track down in kalamazoo square a deadline to remove the artwork passed on wednesday. but so far the authorities
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have not attempted to remove or destroy it. victoria gay to be has more the pillar of shame, statue at hong kong university, built to remember those who died fighting for democracy in t animal square in 1989 univers, you authorities ordered its removal last week and the deadline passed on wednesday . the artist who created it, fears officials intend to destroy it. i have it on hong kong. and he says a sent a letter just to see if i could make a solution or all of this a problem. i need some more time to take it down. of course it's a long charge because counseling, but they have not answer at all. the pillar of shame, statue is estimated to be worth $1700000.00 and has been standing in hong kong for 24 years. students clean it is part of anniversary events, marking the t animal square massacre a chapter in history. the chinese government would prefer to forget commemorations
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of the military crack down a strictly band on the mainland. from kong, semi autonomous status under the 1997 handover agreement between china and the u. k . permitted freedom of speech and civil liberties under a one country to systems policy. but pro democracy campaign is say, restrictions on this right now apply in hong kong. beijing has imposed a controversial national security law there, which it said was needed to bring oda after months of m. rest. we don't know exactly know where she's head a, but i think we have a possibility or where i have maybe it was. if we had a hospital stay in united states in washington dc, maybe in front of a chance or embassy, hong kong university says it seeking legal advice to handle the matter in what it calls a reasonable way. but critic, see the statues impending removal as
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a sign the cities voice of acquisition is being weakened further. victoria gay to be al jazeera, the taliban has warned its own members that any one found to be linked to iceland of canister unknown as i. so k h will be punished as traitors. the country's new government is struggling to contain the threat from the armed group. i. so k is claimed responsibility for several attacks across afghanistan. sh since the taliban takeover in august. if someone is found to be linked to iso, they will be punished under the shari'a law of treason and spreading terror. their actions will be taken as betrayal against his luck, emerett of afghanistan. if someone is found in any of our arm units linked to eyesore, let it be known that unit commander will be interrogated and the unit will be dissolved. while the warning comes as the taliban urges the international community to unblock billions of dollars worth of african funds, which are currently being held in assets overseas, it's acting foreign minister has met us in european envoys and kept her as part of
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a diplomatic push for support and recognition that taliban has warned that blocking access to the central banks. $10000000000.00, risks undermining african security and could force a new wave of economic refugees. i've got to stand remains cut off from much of the world and there's a growing concern. it's humanitarian crisis will accelerate. stephanie decker has been monitoring the talks from the african capital. couple those talk don't mean that they're recognizing their mazda, legitimate government, and that because of certain amendments they want the taliban to make. when it comes to a more inclusive cabinet. and also take the right protecting rights of minorities and women. but the warning there from the acting foreign minister saying that there could be an increase again in migration, particularly when it comes to the economic situation here. i mean, this is accurate from what we're seeing. there is no money. there's no money in the country. people don't have access to money. people haven't paid their salaries in month, even the bureaucracy here, the little broker,
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see that remains seems to be crumbling. to interesting me, the security situation is an issue. ice ok. iceland guy started stepped up its attacks over the last 2 weeks or so coming, you know, from the north to the east of the country. also here in cobb, there remains a very active security threat against one of the main high profiles targets here. and also interestingly, we've just had a press conference in the spokesperson of the interior minister for the 1st time addressing the taliban and saying that they cannot be taking matters into their own has like going house to house the significance when it comes to security. saying if anyone is found to be part of vital to have infiltrated the taliban, that they will be held to account under shady law and that the whole unit that they are part of including the commander will be dissolved ready. this is the 1st time that they're publicly addressing, what could be an issue of infiltration? so i think security issues moving forward and again, even the taliban hasn't been paid their salary. the people will tell you that over time, that could also be an issue when it comes to defections towards isolate the us secretary
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of state says washington will carry on with plans to reopen a call. she lives in east jerusalem despite opposition from israel. anthony blink and made the announcement after talk with the foreign minister as a visual and the united arab emirates, the console. it has traditionally been a base for diplomatic outreach to palestinians, but was absorbed by the u. s embassy, when it moved to west jerusalem in 2018 ministers also discussed expanding upon agreements in the 2020 abraham records, which encourage arab nations to normalize ties with israel. we strongly support these historic steps and we're committed to continue building on the efforts of the last administration to expand the circle of countries with normalized relations with israel in the years ahead. we believe that normalization can and should be a force for progress. not only are between israel and are countries and other
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countries in the region and beyond, but also between israelis and palestinians as president biden, the said israelis and palestinians equally deserved to live, safely and securely, and to enjoy equal measures of freedom, prosperity, democracy, the east top breaks it official has proposed the removal of many of the customs checks between britain and northern ireland as a trade dispute intensifies on tuesday. the u. k. is greg that minister talked of tearing up the protocol that's created. trade checks between great britain in northern ireland after breakfast and the u. k says it will engage fully and constructively with the e. u, but wants to see significant change. and we're simmons has more now from belfast. the british government is unhappy nor are the main powers here in northern islands assembly. but the european union executive has gone all the way it can. it would
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seem to try and smooth out this see border crisis. this was the message from brussels, with this robust package of practical imaginative solutions. we can continue to implement the protocol on ireland, northern ireland for the benefit of all communities on the grounds. it not only semen stability and predictability, and in these festival ingredients for the local economy to flourish, and also pays the way for and how stuff opportunities. but nevertheless, the leader of the main pro british eunice party here at the northern ireland assembly have this to say, it still leaves in place and i receive border. there will still be checks on the movement of goods within the united kingdom. and that's not something we find acceptable. now this is a welcome. first step, the will be intensive and focused negotiations. so let's see where we get to what we do need to see more progress. this falls well short of what we require. so next,
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well european union officials will be in london starting negotiations on friday with british officials. the u. k. government position is pretty outright it's. it's saying that it wants the european court of justice removed from the equation in terms of over seeing things in terms of this deal. and it wants to more or less rip up the northern and protocol. now, this is unfathomable, in terms of how the you could accept that sort of situation. it isn't going to happen. the, you, you're saying it's, it's, is take this, this own nothing at all. so this is a really tense time. there are lots and lots of negotiations ahead in the coming weeks. spain's prime minister has gone back to the island of la palmera as residence, continues to flee a volcanic eruption federal sanchez called for patients saying there's currently no sign that the volcanic activity will end any time soon. in fact,
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scientists are concerned at the corner of year, her option may actually be getting worse with 64. seismic movements recorded on tuesday, emergency services ordered another 800 people to evacuate their homes. this week. as lava continues to advance, mission pyramid, believe your school nurse does love am. unfortunately, the news that is being handed over to us by the scientific committee is that the activity of the volcano is not stopping. therefore it seems that over the next days we will not see a reduction in the amount of lava it produces. all citizens of la palmer must be alert and pay attention to the information given by the authorities. as they have been doing so far. this will guarantee the security of all the citizens of the island. netflix has announced that south korean t v show squid game has become its biggest the original series, yet the streaming service says the drama was watched by a 111000000 people in just under 4 weeks. the 9 point thriller pits contest
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sense against each other in childhood games, but with a deadly twist. it since become a world wide sensation, adding to south korea's growing pop culture influence, you knew him as a professor of east asian studies of the university of california irvine. he told us why he thinks that squint game as resonate resonated with so many people. well, it's a fantasy drama. it actually borrows from this kind of gothic, you know, creepy dition that many people recognize you know, people wearing this holly halloween costumes. and yet the, the actual premise in the background is you know, harsh reality. the new york capitalism, neo liberal capitalism, created the one that is about, you know, cutthroat competition. so. busy the 2 things jiving together, i think, made it accessible to many people. oh, who resonate with some of the present day?
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you know, kind of threats and intense kind of forms of competition that they've entered into a solar storm has produced, spectacular light shows across northern parts of the globe. the aurora borealis, or the northern lights lit up skies in north america and northern europe. overnight on tuesday, the strength of the solar option meant the phenomenon could be seen much further south than usual. ah, and now reminder of the top stories on al jazeera, russia's president has denied his country, is behind an energy shortage in europe saying moscow is standing by to help natural gas prices have skyrocketed to around 6 times higher than this time. last year. european commission has recommended
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a series of support measures as the continent heads into winter, including tax cuts, emergency support for households, and inc.


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