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oh, these are my babies, my student witness. showcase is inspiring documentary that changed the world on al jazeera. ah ah, i some claims responsibility for friday's bomb attacks on a sheer moleskin, southern afghanistan, at least 41 people on killed. ah . hello money inside. this is out, is there a line from doha, also coming up 7 activists in hong kong. i was sentenced to prison for thy role in last year's july. first protest that the government says was illegal. police launch a terrorism investigation after british pan politician is down to death while
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meeting constituents in the church. it's really scary to think that your baby baby's health could be compromised. remote canadian communities relying on the river off to fuel contaminates it's, we want to supply. ah, an alms group in afghanistan linked to i still says it's behind a bomb attack on the largest shia mosque in the southern city of kandahar. least 41 people is said to have been killed and dozens more have been wounded. this comes off to an attack last week on another mosque in the northern city of conduce stephanie deka is this reporting a couple o d explosions ripped through friday. prayers report suggest several suicide bombers were involved in the attack. and there are 3 people. the
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1st one entered and killed the gatekeeper, and the remaining 2 entered the must hit. they were armed, they opened fire 1st and then all 3 detonated themselves together. many of my family members were killed there then. oh wow! ambulance crews rushed to the scene. casualties mounted. this is the largest shia mosque in kandahar the province is taliban heartland in the south of canister on the groups birthplace and stronghold. and this significantly, the 1st attack of it's kind here. but it's the 2nd on a she a place of worship. in 7 days, last friday, she a mosque was attacked in conduce in the north east of the country. more than 60 people were killed as they to attended friday prayers. and i so suicide bomber entered and detonated his explosive. among them, there appears to have been an increase in pace and geographical scope and attacks carried out by iceland, afghanistan over the last couple of weeks. now the taliban is always said that it is the only group able to maintain security across the country. but that premise is
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now being challenged. and despite the taliban saying it had the idle threat under control just a few days ago, the interior ministry giving a press conference asking taliban fighters to be cautious among their ranks, hinting at concerns of infiltration, the harder dollar delivery barriers so that if someone is found in any of army units linked to isolate, let it be known that the unit commander will be interrogated and the unit will be dissolved, assault. it's 2 months since the taliban took control of the country, having to adapt from insurgency to governance. and despite a diplomatic push abroad, millions of dollars of much needed international donor money are still being withheld. as the international community demands a more inclusive government and the protection of women's rights and those of minorities agencies awarding of the humanitarian catastrophe as the country is running severely low on cash. salaries haven't been paid in months. millions of people don't have enough to eat. and winter is coming all this compounded by an
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unpredictable security situation with new dynamics at play. stephanie decker al jazeera cobble. the pentagon says a will pay compensation to the families of victims of a drone strike in campbell. 10 afghan civilians including 7 children, were killed in the august 29th strike during the final days before the u. s. troop withdrawal the pants again, often sincere condolences and said it will work to as relocating surviving family members to the us. mike, hannah is in washington dc with more this is just the beginning of the discussions . no sons have been discussed. the conversation took place between the ceo of the n g o that employed, zachariah mighty, who was the employer who was killed along with 9 members of his family. it was a virtual consultation. on the other side was the under secretary of defense for policy. now they were basically opening discussions as to how compensation can be
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paid and down the line in discussion with lawyers. it will come up how much compensation is going to be paid. this is not unprecedented. back in 2019 more than 70 such cases were conducted. payments were made ranging from $135.00 to $35000.00. but why this is complicated is that normally these discussions are held by regional commanders on the ground. they all know us troops in afghanistan anymore. so this is not being dealt with at a distance by the under secretary of state for defense would be policy department. so he's talking to the c o n g o that employs the killed man. he will be talking to lawyers as well as it goes down the line. but further complicating this is that to the secretary of defense, lloyd austin, has guaranteed that the men surviving family will be repaired created to the united states or brought into the united states as is their wish. now this is a method that is dealt with by the state department,
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so you've got another government organization that is going to need to get involved in this whole event. a former taliban commander is appearing before us court on terrorism charges. hygiene nigi beula is facing indictments in relation to attack in afghanistan in 2008. it led to the deaths of 3 us soldiers and the interpreter. he's also accused of kidnapping an american journalist and to afghan civilians. moduler was expedited to the u. s. from ukraine last year, kristen salamis following the trial in new york. well, according to us, prosecutors 45 year old housing knowledgable, le is a taliban commander who had more than a 1000 fighters under his command. they say that he was at times also serving as a spokesperson for the taliban in war. dec that province that borders on cobble. and he was 1st arrested in ukraine actually about a year ago and charged in relation to the kidnapping of
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a u. s. and afghan journalist, but these latest charges relate to an attack on us service members that left 3 u. s. service members and their interpreter, dad, they also say he was responsible for commanding forces who downed a u. s. helicopter, in these new charges against him include terrorism charges, and the murder of us nationals. now his attorney mark can be in court, argued that it was, quote, preposterous for us, prosecutors to argue that he could be guilty of murder in a u. s. court. given these were us soldiers in afghanistan, in a war that the united states started. prosecutors pushed back against that characterization saying that there is precedence in u. s. law to bring charges like this. all of that discussed in court and
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nigi beula entered pleas of not guilty against these charges. he's also pleaded not guilty on the kidnapping charges as well. 7 activists in hong kong have been sentenced to prison for their roles. and last year's pro democracy protests, sentences range between 6 and 12 months had been accused of organizing and inciting, others to take part in the unauthorized assembly. rob mcbride has moved from hong kong. this is a court case that is the prosecution of activists linked to these ongoing st protests that we've been having here in hong kong for the past couple of years. it's being seen by many pro democracy groups as a further tightening of the screw by the authorities. using the legal system, the court at basically to try to clamp down generally on the central authorities would obviously deny that was the case. these are 7 defendants in total. they were
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found guilty of the charge of inciting others to take part in the legal assembly states back to july. the 1st protest of last year, which is normally a day of protest when people traditionally would take to the streets here with the verse of hong kong hand over to china. but it came at the height of the cobra, 1900 pandemic. and there were restrictions in force to stop people gathering in large numbers of these people were found guilty of contra being, that 5 of the defendants actually arrived here at this court in one shot in prison bands. because either they had been denied bail old. busy already serving lengthy prison terms for other charges linked to these protests as to what the defendants arrived in the front of the court. they have been out on bail. they were greeted by the supporters who chanted messages of support as they went in one of them as a well known activist jenkins saying he is nicknamed at the ball. we spoke to him before he went in. in fact, he is now starting his present term and he said he was not very optimistic about
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his court case. i did not very optimistic generally about hong kong, seeing what he sees that the rolling back of the right of free speech, especially in the last couple of years. and he, 3 people, a dead after magnitude 4.8 earthquake hit the indonesian island of bali, the quake target a number of landslides damaging homes lease to on this has been injured. find to say they're looking at the possibility of volcanic activity, cause the quake for his police say that the fatal stabbing of u. k. politician david amos is a terrorist incident. the 69 year old was meeting members of the public at a church in his constituency. when he was attacked, 20 find out how to best has been arrested on suspicion of murder. yet in baba reports to veteran conservative member of parliament died of his wounds having been stabbed several times during a meeting with his constituents in southeast england. essex police said a man had been arrested at the scene in
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a church hole in the seaside town of leon. see, the 25 year old was arrested on suspicion of murder and night was also recovered. the investigation? is it? it's very early stages and is being led by officers from the specialist counter terrorism command. we made it clear at the time of the incident that we did not believe there was any immediate further threat, any one else in the area. many in leon c found it hard to believe what had happened yet. never heard anything bad about him. i'd always heard to try to help people in that. yeah. crazy. he was in florida for an open in the political halls of westminster. meanwhile, shock and dismay. david was a man who believe passionate thee in this country and in its future and we've lost to day a fine public servant and
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a much loved friend and cody going time for debate. david amos had been the m p for south and west since 1997 and a conservative member of parliament since 1983. he was one of the longest serving members of the house of commons to talk about animal welfare generally cruelty to animals. a defender of animal rights colleagues describes david amos's kind, compassionate and well light. he said to have been keenly dedicated to his regular open door meetings with constituents and enjoyed bringing their concerns to the floor of the house. he is not the 1st m. p to have been killed in the course of his duties. most infamous, in recent times was the murder of labor party, m. p. jo cox in her northern england constituency. in 2016. she was stabbed and short by a far right supporter a week before the bricks at referendum. it can't be beyond the wish man to provide some form of security to members of parliament whilst still respecting our tradition of being able to see your m p. so, you know, when it's coming up,
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you can roster on a police officer to be in the room if that's what it's going to take. david amos is killing, has clearly created a great amount of shock here in his constituency and around the country. but it's also raised once again, questions of how politicians can maintain contact with the public. they represent. nadine barbara al jazeera leon, see in southeast england still ahead on al jazeera life at the mercy of climate change. millions of people in northern kenya could go hungry within weeks, as the rains refused to come. and a new ion caton to block off eastern europe. poland gets tough on migraines, trying to enter that. ah, it's another beautiful sunny day at 35000 feet. the weather, sponsored by cattle airways, boated world's best, a line of 2021. hello there. the heat is eating across the middle east,
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but there's still plenty of sunshine around and a lot of settled weather, but it's looking a little bit unsettled for areas in the levant, in that sense, to where the system that's pushing east, across turkey. it's going to bring some of that rain to coastal areas of lebanon, bay root will see the wet weather arrive next week. but for the south of this, it is a lot dryer. temperature, the sitting where we expect them to be around the mid thirty's, a pop from iraq. we're seeing some unusual heat in baghdad. and if we look at the 3 day, we're going to see it ease slightly. and that's thanks to a shamal wind that's coming into play. it's going to take up a lot of dust for the region. we are expecting quite a lot of hazy sunshine to come in, but very dry up here. and to help across to the horn of africa, it's a rather fine and dry picture for the wet weather. we have to move further west around the gulf of guinea. we're seeing thunderstorms roller cross, a central african republic, and the democratic republic. by the time we get into sunday, we could see some localized flooding from that heavy rain. that was we moved to
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southern africa. it's a largely dry picture. apart from cape town, we've had a weather system pulling in, bringing some really wet and windy weather with it. but we are expecting the temperature to pick up with plenty of sunshine. by monday. the weather, sponsored by cattle airways voted world's best air line of 2021. talk to al jazeera, we all get what gives you hope that it is going to be peace because the situation on the ground seems to be pointing, otherwise we listen. we were never on the whatever road to off migration we meet with global news makers until about the stories that match on al jazeera a showcase of the best documentary films from across the network on al jazeera, with
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oh, well, come back to watching out as a reminder on top stories this our an alms group in afghanistan linked to iso says it's behind a bomb attack on the largest shia mosque in the southern city of kandahar. these 41 people have been killed and dozens more wounded pens. again, as often compensation to the families of victims of drones strike in capital 10 afghan civilians including 7 children, were killed during the final days before the u. s. troop withdrawal depends, again, has called the strike a mistake. 7 activists in hong kong have been sentenced to between 6 and 12 months in prison for their walls in last year's pro democracy protests. they had been accused of organizing and inciting, others to take part in the interest assembly. fuels have been held in lebanon after
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7 people were killed in bay roots worth street violence. and more than 10 years armed men, including on identified snipers on rooftops, exchange gun 5 for more than 4 hours. on thursday, the political party has bola and its allies had organized a protest to demand the removal of a judge overseeing an investigation into the 2020 bay route port explosion. the judges association has rejected cause to dismiss him. bernard smith is in beirut with the latest on the blast investigation on the full out from those days fighting . most lebanese politicians don't seem to want this investigation to go on. they don't just want terry. because removing from his pros post as the leading, investigating judge that on interested an investigation going on because it be unveiling and will unveil some dirty secret. lincoln corruption and lebanese politicians. judge baton didn't only want to speak to politicians allied to his
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bala. he wanted to speak to christian general christine politician. he wanted to speak to lebanon's former prime minister in doubt. so there were a wide range of people. he wanted to speak to miss investigation as the broad support of the lebanese population. because they not only want justice for the people who were killed in last year's explosion, but they won't, they says a demonstration, if you like, that there is still some, some sort of rule of law in lebanon and an ability to hold people accountable governments cold. a day of morning, most businesses and government offices are closed. as bala has said that he will not be dragged into a civil war. but a senior leader of the group hash in the field and said at the funerals today that we will not that the blood of our martyrs be invaded, as bala has repeated the accusation. but cyprus, from the lebanese forces, from the christine lebanese forces poppy ambushed,
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she has bullet supporters as they came to protest this part of a route. i'm in an area that divide a christine neighborhood behind me from a neighborhood over to the other side. there remains a military presence here. pretty nice forces have denied it very strongly that they did ambush. the has bala support is collins parliament has amended legislation to allow border guns to immediately expel migrants across the border without papers. if the president signs the bill into law gauze will also be given the power to refuse the san him claims without examining them. the parliaments also back to plan to build a $400000000.00 board, a wall for human rights group say the measures violate international law. they keys, poland, wanting to legalize migrant, pushed bikes and inhumane treatment. the number of refugees and migrants crossing into poland from ballard. bruce has was in rapidly in recent months. boy,
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which actually is the edison chief of the vice grad inside to polish political current affairs magazine. he says polish border guns, dealing with the humanitarian crisis. the law does not change much in, in what was happening already on the border border guards based on the government directive where already applying push backs and would ignore the law as a applications if they were even petitioned on the polish fine. but that's not necessarily the case as, as many of the migrants who wanted to get through poland, where actually travel traveling to 2 locations in germany. these are daily buses coming to the border and picking them up whenever they actually make it to, to cross through the green border. so in much, actually, in a twist, you would say that this is about giving, giving legal grounds for the operations, stronger legal. so they are patients of a,
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of the border guards who otherwise are facing a real humanitarian crisis. mounting up on the border that people are flown into the bellows and assisted by the border guards and also abused according to their reports on the crossing. in various unpleasant ways and also they are put into danger, put into woods, into swamps which are otherwise not, you know, polish cars are not able to control. and several that people, that bodies appeared. the people of the people who lost where we lived, where a lot because of the low temperatures and, and being lost in the woods, not being picked up by the police guards, a man's been put into a fight. he had to care in no way off to being keys of killing 5 people with bow and arrow. a court has ordered that the 37 year old dame should be held for at least 4 weeks. is admitted carrying out the attack on wednesday night in the town of cons. book, police say he's trying to get medical help on several occasions. at least one
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person has died and torrential rains, flooding buildings and roads across greece. as a flying river swept through the streets and swamped hotels in the western island, of course, a 69 year old man was killed when his call was carried away by flood waters on the island of easier. a cold for com and western camera rain off to school gull was killed when police had a checkpoint shot at a car. a police officer blamed for firing. the shots died after he was attacked by a crowd. the incident took place in berea, where english speaking separatists have been in conflict with government forces for years. and interest reports from neighboring nigeria, ah, in a city known for protest against the government and violence, these images, water officials, i protested, took to the streets, accusing a police officer of killing the 5 year old of their mother refused to pay him a bribe. b kareka buddy to the governor's office, the letters volumes and the lines attend situation in english speaking come rule
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while government forces are fighting separate gives, wanted independence. this. oh boy at amada and the mother. if you can get the money. i, rachel, type everything right. i get what you're saying it. no, you're good. i'm fine. now you get to deal with people in 2017 separate is from them was only a movement. declare independence from cameroon. why more than 80 percent of the population is francophone. that led to a crackdown bicycle to forces. the foyer, rollins has claimed more than 3500 lies and forced around 700000 people from the
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desperate to scope. the protest from the city of bureau, from getting out of control. officious, promised to investigate the shooting of the school go. i, [000:00:00;00] i will know. bureau is terms what call what it new hold use will be able to keep it that way. with degrees algebra only 2 and a half 1000000 canyons may struggle to find food by next month because the country is in the grip of a severe drought. you and says almost 500000 children on to 5 and tens of thousands
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of pregnant and breastfeeding women don't have enough to eat cattle. had as a said to be watching their animals die and fear prices have gone up by 16 percent . local charities of blaming rising temperatures, which have meant the last 2 rainy seasons have stay dry. yeah, i only use a don't use died sheep and go to die too early. god will help me if you will cool over this area. you will see my dad was i over there is hunger resulting from severe drought and we are unable to sell our animals. so we came to receive the 8 as we have nothing otherwise. go on, sellable cars are even worse to sell, and our children are starving. a said rahman is the executive director of the anti poverty and climate justice organization will on want. he says famine in kenya will soon become unmanageable because of climate crisis. despite all the counselors and our climate agreement required the will to limit temperatures well below $1.00 to $1.00 and a half degree. and, and of course,
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all the countless warnings scientists are given as including the latest one in august that were in called red for humanity. but without reductions of carbon pollution in this decade, the killer fire and family is that exactly is there in kenya. but in madagascar, there are wreaking havoc and just an effect, and millions of lives and livelihoods are going to spin out of control. but governments are coming to the summit, you know, with global emissions rising with still on track to head towards just below 3 degrees of warming. i'm with plenty of tough words on climate, but very little in terms of concrete policies and action plans and not real. that's a real disconnect between what pull will leaders talk about in terms of the climate emergency and the fact that they continue to be allowed to handle the trillions in finance to fossil fuel companies. they're not financing the transition either in their own countries, but as just as important globally,
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so that we can move away from both fossil fuels, but also tackle of course, the crisis of hunger inequality that devastates so many people's lives in capital as a canadian arctic territory, it has been told not to use any tap water because it's been contaminated with fuel equal it residents down to complaining about the smell of petrol and they worked at the beginning of october for nearly a week. the city insisted it was safe. alexandra buyers reports the people of the callo it are relying on the river since the beginning of october. they been afraid of what's coming out of their taps, choking petrol fumes when they wanted a glass of water. oily residue on dishes for this family. absolute fear when they had to bathe there 8 month old baby, we're hearing our friends and neighbors and people are getting headaches are,
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are all, or there's been other complaints like 5, and we just, oh no, it's, it's really scary to think that your baby. ah, baby's health could be compromised. yes, and her fears were just confirmed by a concentration of odor was discovered in one of the in ground water tanks at the water treatment plan. the results of water quality testing show exceedingly high concentrations of various fuel components in the sample. in the sample collected from that tank, diesel or kerosene has leaked into a kalu, its water system. the government's declared a state of emergency. it's happening in one of canada's most remote cities. the callo, it is in noon of it. the countries northern most territory home to a majority in the wheat population. the city gets its water from geraldine lake. the water treatment plant is a short distance away,
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but it's also right next to the power plant which runs on diesel fuel. both are decades old and badly in need of repair. the city is going to examine the ground, the treatment plant is built on in hopes of finding the source of the contamination water testing in the hollow. it will continue for several months as will the search for who exactly is to blame ah, to cope the governments flying in tens of thousands of leaders of drinking water. bottled water is 5 times the price. as the rest of canada. yesterday we came out about 18000 meters of wall water to our citizens. and you know, when we were done, my mothers with, with babies were, you know, saying, what do i do all my baby and i know others were just, what do i do in order? it was heartbreaking. it, it really was the bottom of the worst day. it had as mayor in the last 2 years. but
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for sema and her family, it's a clear example of one of canada's fundamental inequalities that despite being one of the most water rich countries in the world, $45.00 indigenous communities can't drink what comes out of their taps. and for the foreseeable future, it callo it is one of them. alexandra buyers, al jazeera. ah, this is out is era. these the top stories, an armed group in afghanistan, lang to i so says it's behind a bomb attack on the largest shia mosque in the southern city of counter hall is $41.00. people have been killed dozens more wounded. the pants again has often compensation to the families of victims of a drones drank in campbell 10 afghan civilians including 7 children were killed


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