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immersive personal short documentary africa direct showcases african stories from african filmmakers shiner marks 100 days until it host the winter olympics. but how will the pandemic and quote for a boycott, impact the sporting event november on out jazeera ah 2 the u. n. comp 26 talks begin with world leaders on the pressure to find a way to avoid a climate catastrophe. ah . other kimbell, this is ellen. they're alive from also coming up. floods and learn slides kill more than 100 people in the pool. we have the latest on the rescue after the japanese
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prime ministers party keep the majority and parliamentary erection, families re unite parts of a straight open international borders for the 1st time since the start of the pan demik. so nearly 5000000 people have died from cove at 19. that number comes from johns hopkins university. the world health organization estimates that the true figure could be almost 3 times higher than official reports from national health authority suggests. this is the johns hopkins tracker that we've been using throughout the pandemic. looking at the world wide numbers that you can see, they have the past 5000000, the virus was 1st identified and the chinese city of han, in late 2019. since then, almost a quarter of a 1000000000 cases of the crone of ours have been reported globally.
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the me or tell you to call 26 and the world's biggest producers have agreed to take greater action to limit global warming, warming rather ahead of a crucial climate summit in glasgow. club 26 is being described as a make or break moment for the planet. and the leaders so much gets under way shortly. g 20 leaders have commissioned to keep global warming at 1.5 degrees celsius. the 20 biggest economies are responsible for 80 percent of greenhouse gas emissions, but china's presentation ping is skipping the summit in person anyway. he's expected to submit a written statement instead of us. president biden has chris as china and russia for not bringing any you proposals to the table to deal with the climate change. my i'm going to do is live for us now. now in glasgow. muhammad, just give us
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a run order of the day been while came it, sir, supposed to be a very busy day for were leaders who are gathered here for cop $26.00 at the prime minister of the united kingdom. but as johnson is expected to address the were leaders and in his pity is expected to tell them that it's time to move from aspirations to real action. his expect that to urge the good that lead us, that the need to take concrete steps are on facing out call, and also accelerate the transition to electric cars and then put a hold to deforestation. all these actions on their own will be very important to reducing emissions in this a decade, but also at will keep alive that goal of reducing an emissions to 1.5 degrees celsius in the long run, the u. k. us horst have
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a significant role to play in getting tougher commitments to climate change, or poor li with countries or the list develop developed countries of the world are also here. and they've been at wedding in with lauder calls for climate finance. they say the developed world has already have benefited from a causing loss, historical and emissions and, and, and rising global at temperatures. and that it's time these potted funding, poor countries to ensure that they also are tackling a climate change. so there is a lot happening here. the president of the united states, joe biden is on his way here. a saw other world leaders and the expected result is not going to be as seen until on the tools after the talks are done by the world leaders. in 2 days negotiators will start walking on texts and hopefully and walk
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out the bill by the top of november. and how many do, therefore us in glasgow thanks very much. trying as president has been facing criticism for failing to attend the summit. katrina, you has more from beijing? well, she didn't, they has not left china since the beginning of the current virus outbreak last year . it's likely that they didn't thought it was too risky for him to leave, or the optics would be bad. considering china's still has closed international borders, he also addressed the g 20 bought by video link twice. and during his 2nd speech on sunday, he did address climate change quite extensively. so that could be the reason why he's already submitting a written statement to cobb $26.00. but during that 2nd speech, she did mention a few things. he said that there was a need for the world to really commit to concrete actions. he said that developing countries needed to lead by example, and also that developed countries did need to financially assist poor countries in achieving their targets. and he also said that technology will be crucial in building the world renewable energy capacity. now, china of course,
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has promised to peak its carbon emissions by 2030 and become called the neutral by 2060. there was enormous focus on what china does because it is the world's biggest polluted the biggest emitter of carbon emissions. now, last week, china renewed its pleasures or send some new pledges into the u. n, but it wasn't anything complete in you. one thing it did promise to do was to raise total, wind and solar capacity to $1200.00 gigawatts by 2030. liberia is one country which is struggle to deal with environmental challenges. the 2020 environmental performance index ranked at the worst performing country when it comes to sustainability. because hawk reports from the outskirts of the capital one row via it is deep in liberia as guinea and forest regions that samuel dory comes to mourn his friends inside these coffins is maria. the farmer grieves of the
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pastor renee, the village shopkeeper, the cause of their death, samuel says, is the nearby rubber plantation of the tire manufacturing company firestone launch . it started with a cough, he says, doorway accuses the company of toys and the water they used for drinking, informing, ordeal. firestone is cook and robert bring an air and water pollution. i'm feeling hurt. these are my citizens still was i am very angry. i keep saying it over and over. the government doesn't care about it yesterday since right now you see the destruction our below. this is not supernatural law destruction, but from debt to water was the government knows of. firestone is exploiting only a 5th of the 10000 square kilometer land concession, but it is expanding as the 99 year government lease was renewed in 2005. the company is clearing large parts of liberia as guinea in forest reaching home to where species of animals like the pig, me, hippo,
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and western chimps. their habitat is under threat environmental as say the rivers are contaminated with heavy metals, killing aquatic life. i'll. this is supposed to be the lungs of west africa, but right here in the firestone confession the air is thick with chemicals. it's things the eyes now in the statement firestone says, is doing all it can to mitigate the effect of climate change. and it is thinking to the current librarian laws to protect the environment. slobbery at rents at the bottom of the environmental performance index with researcher, saying that the country is behind its regional peers, particularly in protecting the biodiversity, ensuring habitat conservation, and preventing climate change. who are followed or who are part of the industrial, rob autumn, partly who have the, the grid up attention to destroy our if it is not us. and then when you make a report and think that we are doing less, what are you doing?
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you another more as well i bear is poor and indebted government has given almost half of the countries land in concession stewed, multinational companies in order to repay its debt to international creditors. these companies are exploiting the countries rich natural resources and displacing tens of thousands of people in the process most are making the country's capital. their home. faced with this influx authorities are unable to manage the expanding slums in clear, the mounting waste. with a capital barely one meter books, he level the rising ocean is now destroying their homes. for liberians, there is no escape from the effect of climate change. now, doorway sees in this coffins a reminder for future generations of what caused his friends death at home and the pollution that can no longer be ignored or destroying the lives of so many. nicholas hawk al jazeera and by monrovia to nepal. now where the country is
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struggling after several days of flooding and devastating landslides, more than $100.00 people have been killed in tones and crops being destroyed, expert they land sides are becoming more common in the himalayan region. is range become more intense gracie's melt st. this raffi has more from poon apathy on of the areas being affected. i want to start by giving you sort of a broad sense of what it looks like here on the ground where east have cut my do about 2 hours and send to paul cha, district. and i just want to give you a sense of what it looks like. you're right now. we're just going to zoom in here and i want to show you the river valley basin here. now all the areas that you see, the gravel bed, the gray rubble and sand, that whole space, right there was covered in water up until a few days ago. now what we're seeing here, all of that, that was, that is now grey sandy rubble used to be rice, patty fields. all that's left now is that small green space,
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a farmland that we see in frame. now everything else was washed away by the flood waters. now, what this represents is a loss of economic income for the people who live in areas like this all across the country. it represents a loss of food security, those for agricultural crops that will grow not just to be sold, but to be consumed by these local communities. we have a more than 100 people dead on the new policy side of the border from the floods. another $100.00 plus deaths on the indian side of the border. this is effected the country in almost every region that we can think of. and it's not just a $150.00 dead and are missing. there's bridges that have been destroyed, at least 5000 building structures, homes, roads, land slides, are now threatening people's lives and livelihoods taking a live now to glasgow, where you can see u. k prime minister, boss johnson. an attorney could tell that from the un welcoming world leaders to
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the cop 26 summit in glasgow delegation from 200 countries, a meeting very important summit, they're aiming to commit to the target of capping global warming at 1.5 degrees above pre industrial levels. we are far off that as it stands, we are in fact on track to miss that goal, by quite a loss, according to the latest science and track suit planet rise to point 7 degrees the century. if we keep going the way we are now, it would be catastrophic for the planet. so there is a not at stake. we will be, of course, covering this summit extensively throughout the day and throughout the 2 weeks of which it is taking place. yelman's information minister says who the rebels have killed thousands of civilians in the city of march. 29 people were cotton and astro like it came off. the saudi state media reported the saudi led coalition have killed at least 218 who these in the past 3 days. who these began to push to take
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control of the oil rich province in september. murray is the latest last rather strong hope of the nationally recognize the government. demands. prime minister from jo casita has declared victory after his ruling coalition, one of majority and national elections on sunday. because he said his liberal democratic party has won a very tough election after it kept single party majority. the vote was seen as a major tactic. shita took office less than a month ago. asian stocks showed games in early morning trading after the results are announced. it was a very tough election, but the people's will that they wanted to create this country's future under the stable l. d. p. commis, tow government, and the key to distraction was shown while accept this with gratitude. i also find it a sobering moment. while mcbride has more now from sol, from the l. d p. 's point to view the probably the more important number is that on
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their own, they have 261 seats, which is what's called an absolute majority, a stable majority in the lower house. it means that with that number of seats that can keep control of the chairs of all of the important house committees that pass the legislation. so it's much easier for them to govern to pass laws. a very good result, of course, because she the, he had come to power and as something of a cloud, he is not a very charismatic leader to say the least. he is not the 1st choice of rank and file l d p. members. he was seen as having being foisted upon them by the party elders. this obviously helped him now cement his position as a long term prime minister i. but this is also being said not so much of the victory for the l. d p. as also at the, the, the failure once more of japan's opposition. this campaign has been completely dominated by the pandemic. and the impact on the economy not to shita has promised a big stimulus package to try to get the economy moving again,
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as certainly an expectation of that to business has responded positively. the nick a index jumped by 2 percent when it opened on monday. but he has an awful lot of work to do at to try to counter the, at the disapproval of, of the, the government, and also of his predecessor prime minister suga for their handling goers. many people see the mishandling of the pandemic of pushing ahead with a controversial tokyo olympics despite the very limited economic gain. and in fact, seeing in the aftermath of that a spike in cobit numbers around at tokyo. still ahead on our, on fish. i gotta tell you the, the, the position is, is unchanged. the fishing in between the u. k. in france, remain stagnant, the 5 meeting between the countries, the colorful offering for the dead. we need a farm in mexico working hard traditional ah,
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it is no surprise is a lot of rain in the rainy season in indonesia and lazier the concentration last few days. and the next few days will produce some more flooding, particularly in western born in sour daddy java, particularly west and java sumatra peninsula malays, including singapore and also the south of thailand, fat. that line stretches up of the coastal meanwhile, whereas duncan, pectoral cambodia and vietnam, most laos is a dry picture. same is true for the north of the philippines for these on in particular. the significant rain in the form discrete violence under storms recently throughout australia at 3 dis, 50 new south wales victoria. more recently around brisbin. more to come here. this is an active frontal system that's come through purse to pers know enjoying protest for 20. but look at this ahead of it. 32 in adelaide,
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drawing wind from the interior. and then the thing goes through a drop about 10 degrees. stormy skies potentially damaging thunderstorms, new south wales and victoria probably a c t at may be rain in the form of waterfalls of the big red rock hula roop in new zealand. quite the time, being suddenly breeze being a few showers to south island, but more significant rains on its way very obviously to gibbon and maybe oakland on wednesday. ah, in the country with an abundance of results. right. i really want him to leave his friends for me. we moved full to grow and fraud. we balance the green economy, blue economy, and the digital economy. with the new job creation law, indonesia is progressively ensuring the policy reform to create quality jobs,
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investment. let it be possible in his growth and progress in even easier now. ah, oh, the me. what's your algebra? reminder on top stories with more than 5000000 people have now died from corporate . that number comes from johns hopkins university. the world health organization estimates the true figure could be almost 3 times higher than official reports from national health authority. well, leaders are arriving at glasgow for the us climate conference at a g 20 meeting today early and it is agreed to take the action to limit global
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warming. although there were few concrete commit to parents. prime minister has declared victory after the war and coalition one majority and national election because she says the l v p has one a very tough election on his policy held onto the single party majority of opened in south africa as local elections. the vote is said to be the toughest contest yet for the ruling african national congress party. some poll suggest the agency will win less than half of the vote for the 1st time. and they also lose control of some of the largest municipalities. it's been facing growing discontent of a rundown infrastructure and social inequality for me to mil has more from the later back in 2006 the a n c had more than a 50 percent majority in local elections by 2016 that had dropped and they had to form coalition governments to ensure that they still ran major metro's in cities
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across the country. and now the concern for the agencies, they wouldn't even be able to go on of that type of support because of the difficult position the agency finds itself in, in terms of its leadership. this would also be a test around the faith people have in president obama and the issues around leadership, but also very much things like service delivery, where the a n c has failed many people, that's what they say. and also one of the key issues today is around the voter turnout that you will, people that come out to vote. the more likely it is that the a fee could lose support. they have a sort of legacy in south africa, being the party of, of nelson mandela. they have a certain amount of loyalty, but there are also people who say, i'm loyal to the a c, but they have failed to me. and so i can't vote for anybody else. and so a low voter turnout would affect him quite tremendously,
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and would work in favor of smaller opposition parties. coaster alia now where families are uniting 18 months after the borders were closed. citizens had been effectively banned from entering or leaving fully vaccinated just radians are now allowed to return home without having to quarantine. almost old travel with hope if leaving many citizens stranded overseas. so far, only the trailing and capital territory, new south wales and victoria and lifting restrictions. sarah clark has moved from prison. now we've seen emotional things at the airport this morning with families have been able to reunite now. the borders were closed in march last year, and that more than 18 months and so many astrology, and they say around who he felt in the strain and having stranded overseas. and that was the nerve of the international voters being closed and kept put on flight . the number of passengers returning to earlier that made it difficult to get a seat number one and then you had the compounding issue of the expensive hotel
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contain cost, so it would be an affordable time the people to get home. on monday, the national board had been reopened to cap to be listed on the plot i t t, which is the capital territory of camber, is we've got nissan wells and victoria. and that way, we've got the 80 percent fully vaccination back rights who have been double quite a double back. they have no point to that literally land. and i can redeem life as normal. now, i should say night one thing, the initial plots, the limited to australian permanent residence and immediate families are the visa holders and the temporary residence. they've been left out of this national policy . so these national probably have also been lifted out the outbound passengers. stallions now don't have to apply for an exemption to leave. we had to get request permission until now. so the 2nd stage of the board is reacting that should happen towards the end of the year. and the focus then will be on the international students and the critical workers. thailand is also eating travel restrictions.
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bangkok has reopened its airport for foreign terrorists nearly 18 months after borders were closed. fully vaccinated visit is from 63 countries, and territories cannot fly in a covered 1900 test on arrival, and one night in hotel quarantine. all that's required thailand is having to revive its tourism dependent economy. the white house press secretary jen, saki has tested positive for covert 19. she's the highest ranking official at the white house to publicly disclose contracting the virus. saki said she has not had close contact with president joe biden, nor senior staff member since wednesday, saki is vaccinated. and his symptoms a mile radius. i couldn't jimmy lie and other pro democracy activists have gone on trial in hong kong, lie and to others have pleaded not guilty to charges relation to their involvement and a band gathering. last year, they attended a vigil commemorating the 1989. 10 of a square massacre will expand the annual event to panoramic the critic say that was
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a ploy to silence critics following anti government protest and $29.00 team. in brazil, 955 years of dives after cave collapsed during a training exercise and sell paulo stakes. 16 all those with traps but have been rescued. the group were part of a team practicing rescue techniques that happened near the city of alpha novelist, 300 kilometers from cell power city. also in brazil, police have killed 25 suspected bank robberies in an operation against violent gangs. a stash of grenades and automatic weapons was seized. 50 officers were involved in writing. 2 farms of gangs were believed to be preparing a tax on local banks. the operation ended in a shootout. the u. k. foreign secretary has given france 48 hours to back down on a fishing dispute before london looks into taking legal action from threatened trade disruptions from to think if it's boats or not granted more access to british waters. and lexia brian reports, side by side at rome's famous, trevi fountain,
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french president, emanuel mackerel and british prime minister, boris johnson, appeared to be in good humour. but behind the smiles, the escalating tensions between their 2 countries showed no sign of letting up a meeting away from the cameras. failing to bring them closer to agreement, met no, le bow in all gone. now the ball is in their court. if the british don't make a move, obviously the measures that are planned from the 2nd of november onwards will have to be put in place because it will be a no goal in funding the ball is in britain called france is accused of the u. k. a flouting a post breaks a tray deal by failing to give french fishermen enough licenses to operate in british waters and outlined a series of sanctions if they weren't granted. if the dispute is not resolved by tuesday, france, we'll go ahead with a series of what it's called, targeted measures at ports like this along the coast. british fishing vessels will
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undergo stricter security checks that may not be able to dock to unload their catch . they'll also be longer time consuming health and safety checks for trucks going to or from the u. k. caught up in the debate this british trula. it was seized off the port of laughter on thursday. it's captain accused of fishing and french waters without a lie central. but you don't know when i looked up. the company that owns the boat says it's being used as a porn, and the dispute, the british prime minister, has said the seizure wasn't what he'd expect from a close friend and ally, that it's up to france to step back from its threats on fish. i gotta tell you that the police, the position is, is unchanged, and i will, i'll just, i'll just, i'll just say this for the, for the record. i must, i was puzzled to read a letter from the french prime minister explicitly asking for britain to be punished for leaving the you and i are just have to take say to really,
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i don't believe that that is compatible either with the the spirit or the letter of the withdrawal agreement relations between the u. k and france, clearly navigating troubled waters with both sides determined to hold their course and ex hebron elders era. paris 2 trains collided in the okay. 17 people were taken a hospital for treatment. the incident happened in a tunnel near salisbury in southern england thousands of opposition. supporters have filled st. salt san george's national parliament building to denounce the results of elections on funding the ruling georgia dream party. 119 of 2050 and district local elections. that includes merrill offices and the 5 largest cities. the opposition is alleging voter fraud. north macedonia, as prime minister has resigned health to his governing social democratic union parties, suffered a major loss and local elections,
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thorns i have conceded defeat in the most important contests, them as race. and the capitals copier candidates supported by the main center, right opposition party is set to win at least half of the countries. the policies for sure that i get those wallets. your citizens allow me on behalf of the social democratic union of macedonia and all our people to congratulate our opponents for winning the local elections. i am taking over the responsibility for such developments of the political events, including the results of these elections. i am here by resigning from the position of the prime minister and the president of the social democratic union of macedonia . as mexico's day of the dead approaches, the as tech marigold was beginning to appear in every household. the flowers linked to pre hispanic times, but still very much present and mod mexico now saw far move, working to keep alive. one of the country's most beloved traditions. yes. only getting vasquez so yeah, that equals daughter. like either my name is carina vasquez and i've been
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a flower farmer for 30 years. i learned to love this than for my grandfather who sold flowers all of his life. you know to this and but suited it's impossible to flower has been used since pri, hispanic times. it was placed at and around the altars to guide our deceased loved ones back home. it's a tradition we have kept that afford to part of the loved ones coming to visit on the day of the dead and for the made up. but the bottom of that will do that it's culturally relevant. but also this is how we sustain ourselves in our panels, her luis, most of us gross and by switching for this up is that go to your forget it. so fulfilling to see the plant grow from the seed. they, after day we get to see how the plant grows yet, but it's a beautiful process. we get to witness. that's how we realised the value of our work. then was your customer so happy knowing that the flowers will end on their home alter as an offering for the loved ones. we are meant the bonding, mortlock is made for the funeral or bread gullets, the red bread fruit,
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apple tangerines, bananas and whatever. our loved ones, like the most money. no. so there wasn't this almost up on that a little the waste her setting the all to on the 31st because that night is when the dead children come to visit their families from the 31st to the 1st of november . and then the grown ups visit the altar, the 2nd of november, middle this boy that gave get down more love for linda. after that we pick up the alter and we, the living and the beating all of the offerings of the celebration. ah, this is al jazeera and these are the top stories. 5000000 people have now died from cove at 19. that's according to the johns hopkins university. but the world health organization estimates the actual figure could be almost 3 times higher than official numbers. alberto has more from glasgow. 25 falls and delegates from
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almost 200 countries are in attendance here. the opening ceremony is expected to kick off.

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