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oh, fight foreign against equal representation, and the democratic process is the country that's learning how to be a democracy, but it's not there. one person one vote on al jazeera. ah, a warning, the conflict in ethiopia is to grind region, could descend into a civil war. ah, no, this is al jazeera alive from doha. i'm fully back. people also coming up. poland deploys more soldiers. so it's border with bella. rules. the been a russian government is accused of allowing migrants to illegally cross into european union. the u. s. flips covered, 19 travel restrictions for foreign nationals allowing its borders to flee, vaccinated chavez were live at its border with mexico and calls for an
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investigation after palestinian vice groups claim the phones of active is were targeted with is really spyware. ah, the conflict in ethiopia is to gray region could spiral into a civil war. that's the warning from the un security council, which has been meeting to discuss the situation. it's calling for an end to the fighting and is urging dialogue. if european forces have been fighting rebel groups for nearly a year now, the rebels are now threatening to march on the capital, addis ababa and spring in my cana, who's life or is that you and headquarters in new york? so growing concerned mike about the situation in ethiopia, tell us more about what's been discussed today at the united nations. very much so will the security council received a bleak message from a number of speakers and that is that time is running out
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a threats of an impending civil war. and in particular, deep concerns about a humanitarian crisis that has already increasing the word from the humanitarian side is that the situation is increasingly di, a great difficulty and getting humanitarian supplies into the region. we also heard remotely from the representative of the african union, who said very clearly that there is a small window for a negotiated settlement. but the 1st to speak to the security council was the un secretary general for political affairs. and this is what she had to say in a country over a 110000000 people over 90 different ethnic groups and 80 languages. no one can predict what continued fighting and insecurity will bring. but let me be clear. what is certain is that the risk of ethiopia descending into
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a widening civil war is only to real that would bring about a humanitarian catastrophe, and consume the future of such an important country. we also heard from the ethiopian ambassador who told the security council that this was not a matter of resolving a dispute between 2 equal parties insisting that the ethan government, ethiopian government is a democratically elected body. and that those who are seeking to unseated are indeed rebels. it's a position that a shed by some on the council which makes public agreement difficult in terms of how the situation is going to be dealt with. but there has been a statement from the united kingdom, which would appear to be the majority view. it's time says a statement to put the people of ethiopia 1st. thank you for that. my can of reporting their life from the united nations. in other world news, poland has closed part of its border crossing with bela ross after large groups of
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migrants tried to force their way through a card. in the middle of a diplomatic dispute between the neighbors, holland accuses the bell russian government of allowing people to illegally cross the frontier. more polish truce have been deploy to deal with the influx of migrants and the east commission president wants new sanctions imposed against sparrows. for nigger go reports trapped between the woods and a highway in bella. bruce. these people have been walking towards the polish border, anxious to enter the european union. on the other side, polish security forces in riot gear, part of the 12000 that had been stationed there, guarding the front here, preventing hundreds of refugees and migrants from breaching the border. but it is a dead log that risks igniting into another migration crisis. on the doorstep of
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the you for months, thousands have been entering the block through bella. ruth, at 1st via lithuania and latvia, now mainly through poland. the e. u has accused bella ricin leader, alexander lucas shanker. of orchestrating wave. upon wave of undocumented migrants and asylum seekers in retaliation, they say, for sanctions it imposed on his government over its violent crackdowns on the opposition court in the middle of his brinkman ship. those attempting to escape the harsh conditions they find themselves in it, no shelter being to steer towards poland by bela rusty and state border officials. some had taken the chance after hearing that bela was him travel agents were selling these invitations to the you only to find themselves surviving for weeks in the forest that border, poland, and belarus. but yet we will give us the cut of the year. they provide the didn't then, but when you say when, when you said to them, ok,
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i want to go to men. say i want to go, i want to go back to my country. so then they said no, you go to vote on the level they put the gun to our heads when we were when, when we said we need to go to manson, so far opponent nationalist government has refused help from the use frontier agency, despite reports by polish border guards of hostile behavior and threats from better received forces. for those stuck in this no man's land. there is no guarantee how long they will have to face the elements with little access to food and water. human porn between 2 hostile neighbors. funny guy. yeah, go al jazeera, the u. s. has be opened its borders to all vaccinated travelers for the 1st time in 20 months. visit is from more than 30 countries, had been banned since early 2020. when corona vice restrictions were imposed. land
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borders between mexico and canada have also reopened. in addition to po for vaccination, people will also be required to provide a negative coffee 19 test live now in the us mexico border where john holman, is he's joining us from t juana. so what does the reopening of the border there mean for the people in tihano way you watch on it means a lot of excitement actually to the people that live here. and that's because this city, tiquana and i, i should to say i to be, we're in the suddenly seen through which is the busiest border crossing point in the americas. you can see the cars sort of rolling down here going towards the united states. so united states checkpoints, united states officials here, and the people that live in this city, tiquana, they've got a really cross border lifestyle. they've got call to the if you're a resident into one or you can go 25 miles into the united states. so a lot of people do that for their shopping, where they want to go to restaurants when they want to go to cinema and krishi when
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they want to see family. and they want to see friends who are the over the other side of the united states. so it's a really big deal for them. the people, the women speaking to that they've been able to get back into it. of course, there's another population in cities like pick one or met school board with the united states, not so floating migrant population. many of the morning seek asylum in the united states that wouldn't get into that country where they feel that they are going to have a better future. we spend time with some of those people as well. some of them are in a tank camp just by the side of the buddha, and obviously this is going to be a different situation for them. the fact that this border, the restrictions are easing permits can locals to get back across and for visitors . that's not going to change the situation for them, but that door remains as firmly closed as it was done before. so that's a different situation for the different population too. right? and so what does it mean for the people on the other side of the border on the us side in places like san diego, for example?
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yeah, interesting me, it's actually probably more crucial to them than to the people on this side in terms of livelihood. some things like that tiquana has been fairly active, still grow the pandemic. and that's because they still been a peep from the us coming over here to keep one of the flow of united states nationals hasn't been stopped by mexico. but since the flow of mexico national to be right night to states has been stopped, a lot of businesses in san diego and sign the seeds role that's rightly of the side the base have suffered as a result of that. one about teams went earlier on this year, they just wrote, wrote of close businesses, hundreds of them that been close down to now hopefully with this sort of pumping rows of cars that are going through that they'll be able to reactivate some of the local economy in sunny seeds, rural san diego, and again, this will be a for i being buddha crossing point. thank you so much for that, john,
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home and reporting a live from the us. mexico border and al jazeera gave an elizondo spent the day at an airport in new walk, new jersey where families were finally for united. any happy reunions here at newark liberty international airport. hugs kisses embraces white loved ones and family members and friends who haven't seen each other for many, many months. in some cases, more than a year, there was young, a young woman from vermont, who is waiting here at the airport to see her french boyfriend. she hasn't seen in 22 months waiting for that plane to land. as soon as she saw him gave him a big hug. these are the kind of stories receipt here at the airport throughout the day as the 1st flights are arriving here. that's the airport for people that are tourists. didn't want to come back to new york after being kept away for so long during the pandemic, or people that are here to see their loved ones as well. are really happy that we can be together and build their life. you know, it's been tough. i think
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a lot of the, a lot of people like, you know, having, you know, stuff and all we cove it being one of the good things. i'm still very excited here . i'm excited to go on a mini and mentors other so much to do to show you been here once before but but it's not just about reunions. it's also about the economy. foreign tourists spend over $250000000000.00 a year in the us. that went down to almost 0 during the last 2 years or so. during the pandemic when foreign tourists were kept away for so long. here in new york city is likely to see the biggest impact about 13000000 foreign tourists visit new york city every year. that went to 0 during the last 2 years, essentially during the pandemic. but now we're with tourists welcoming. welcome back. here in the new york city, it is going to be
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a big boost to the local economy as well. denmark is re imposing, covered $1000.00 restrictions less than 2 months after scrapping measures is in response to a sharp rise in infections. prime minister in their day frederickson says, a health bass will be re introduced to help stop the spread of the virus house authorities away. the country is entering a 3rd wave. on monday it reported more than 2000 cases for a 5th straight day. still ahead on al jazeera chinese spread it encouraging being looks to cement his leadership as a key meeting gets underway in beijing. and the warning from former u. s. president barack obama, about the dangerous lack of urgency income it talks. ah oh hello they let's have
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a look at the weather in north america and it's been rather mild and settled across central areas of the us and canada. but that is going to change. it is gonna turn wessa and windy and cooler across many of those central states. and that's thanks to a winter storm that's blowing into the west. it's brought some rain heavy snow to pots of british columbia. we've had warnings out for vancouver island and a lot of that snow is going to push into western areas of the u. s. like california, oregon, and washington. and by the time we get to wednesday, going to move across the rockies and into the plains. and as that cooler and mixes with the warm air, we are going to see some severe storms roll across the mid west. we could see some flash flooding as those torrential rains and storms come in to play. by the time getting late later in the week is going to move across into the great lakes. we are going to see the temperature come down and places like toronto for example. but when much of the east coast it remains easy breezy. lots of sunshine coming through from new york, washington dc. it's dryer in the southeastern corner and it remains dry in the
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south west. the temperature in los angeles recovering. and it's a similar story from mexico, as we move to central america with a few showers in southern areas. ah, ah, tens of thousands of children were born into live under the arsenal regime and iraq and syria. now maybe, or in camps you the orphans all with it, we don't mothers, rejected by the own communities. she could be like, people are going well from the mouth about, of course, mom and you documentary has that chilling and traumatic stories. the children throw stones at me, iraq's loss generation on al jazeera lou .
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ah, welcome back. a recap of our top stories on al jazeera, this, our, the un security council has warned the conflict in ethiopia to grab region. chris file into a civil war. it's calling for an end to the fighting and urging dialogue. poland is closing part of its border crossing with banner roofs after large groups of migrants tried to force their way through. poland accuses have been a russian government of allowing people to legally cross a frontier in order to get into the european union. and the u. s. has reopened its air and land orders to all vaccinated. chalmers, for the 1st time in 20 months, visitors from more than 30 countries have been bad since early 2020, when pandemic restrictions began. now the number of people around the world on the edge of famine is up 3000000 from earlier this year. the u. n. says the situation
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in afghanistan is a crisis and catastrophe. more than half the population that's about 22000000 people don't know where their next meal will come from. executive director of the u . n. food agency told us things in afghanistan will get worse in the coming months and less the international community unfreezes assets. we're looking at a country of 40000000 people whereby now you have 23000000 marching towards starvation and out of that almost 9000000 or it famines door knocking away. and as i talked with mothers and fathers who have lost their jobs, have no more money, they're showing everything they have. and now the winter months are coming. they don't have heating fuel, they're running out of food. it's not just years of conflict, but also you've had drought economics, deterioration along with covered compound in all of that. and now you get the international community because the taliban is taken over freezing all international resources and that's billions of dollars that normally would be going
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to teachers and health care workers in that trickles down, trickles down to the 2 men and women who may be cleaning holes round the streets and, and i talked to doesn't as dozens of the men and women who just heartbroken, they don't know what they're going to do. i mean, you are already hearing stories of, of women, mothers selling one child the fee, the other children in hopes that, that child can be taken care of by another family in it hasn't gotten as bad as this going to yet yet. and the next 6 months are going to be heretic unless c international community truly unfreezes those assets. so they can pay the teachers . because now students really aren't in school. it's not a girl boy thing as a money fe. and so we're going to need and this is just what's remarkable for us to reach to $23000000.00 people at 50 percent rations now is going to cost $230000000.00 a month. 6 palestinian rise close recently designated as terrorist organizations by
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israel. sadly, 3 of their staff had their phones hacked. the activist groups believe the spyware till pegasus was years on their phones for more than a year. they want the un to investigate harry for said before summer, my line, the occupied westbank after week spent rejecting israeli accusations of links to a designated terror organisation. 6 palestinian rights groups went public with accusations of their own and investigation found that 6 iphones, at least 3 of them, belonging to staff from the palestinian and jose had been infected with pegasus spyware. in the heck ivan, it's a strong feeling to have your privacy violated. even the simplest of things my wife couldn't sleep for 3 days after finding a being extremely worried. our privacy was violated as a family, the children, their pictures are conversations with family and friends. i guess this is so to governments around the world by the israeli company, and so on the license from israel's ministry of defense in recent years,
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there have been many reports of the spyware being used by or for a terry and re james to target journalists, activists and politicians last week, the u. s. blacklisted the company, pegasus is supposed to be blocked from use on israeli, or palestinian phones on monday. and as i said, we cannot confirm or deny the identity of our government customers, as we stated in the past. and as a group does not operate the products itself, the company licenses approved government agencies to do so. last month, 3 days after the investigation into suspected phone hacking began. israel designated all 6 organizations as tara groups, accusing them among other things of funnelling money to the popular front for the liberation of palestine. there was significant pushback from international donors, but this sunday, the israeli army endorsed the move, giving itself the power to shut down offices, confiscate money, and make arrests. the groups are demanding international protection and an
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investigation into who's behind the spyware attack. that this technology was viewed in these cell phones, but we don't know who was implementing get and what for. and this is why we are calling for more investigation in the case. and in order to find who's responsible and to try to find him accountable for the relation, the story has emerged on the same day as the washington post published results of an investigation into an israeli facial recognition system known as blue wolf. it said to use a huge database of smartphone images, the palestinians taken by israeli soldiers to target people to detention a. we thought comment from israel on the alleged use of the pegasus spyware, on israeli and palestinian phones. but so far, the only response has been from the military, which is denied using pegasus as for the palestinian groups. they say they will continue to operate as normal, despite the heightened risk. hurry force it, i'll just hear a ramallah in the occupied west bank of fire to school initiate the 2nd largest
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city, has gil, at least 26 children? it happened in the city of merante, near the border with nigeria, pfizer school spilled from framer both straw and wood, common, but rarely result in casualties. 20 students died in another school fire in the m a in a pro us freshmen voy for the balkans. gabriel escobar has been holding talks in boston and has the coffee now with members of the presidency. this comes after the bosnian serb leader announced france establish a separate army within the country. that violates the 1995 days in peace agreement which ended the boxing and conflict. dramatic shy and has more from sorry of the usaa and voice to the region. guerrero escobar met separately with each of the 3 members of the bosnian presidency. after those meetings, they all came out with at least one unified statements, which was an insistence that there would be no armed conflict. there would be no war whilst the crow,
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as both members of the presidency insisted that the rule of law, the constitution i. e v. data agreements which are brought about the end of the $990.00 s war. and essentially it sets out how it wasn't good enough should be governed, that they insisted that this should be respected and not everything would be working within the framework. miller, i've done the serve, representative in the presidency. i had this to face one or some premier on on not sure what i've noticed is that he considers our objections to be our frustration. yes, of course, we are frustrated, deeply, frustrated by the lives that have been often told to us that the state is governed by the rule of law. the constitutional court, as i said, is an inquisitorial court that made decisions outside the constitution. and this cannot be tolerated. so while nodding also insisted that there would be no arms conflict. he did, however, say that he was going to push ahead with withdrawing republic a serv, scott,
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part of bosnia herzegovina, withdrawing it from state institution saying, quote, unquote, it would take care of itself. now this seems to be contradictory through the messages of no conflict, because the only reason why people were talking about the possibility of war was because of the structure withdraw from states of students and form essentially his own militia, an armed group that would be unconstitutional outside of states organizations. so the crisis while that seems to have maybe settled slightly due to the verbal assurances given by the us and voice as well as politicians within the con. if the other continues to push ahead and actually physically withdraw from those major states institutions, particularly the courts, particularly the security services, then that means some sort of a conflict could very well remain on the horizon for my georgia president. because my gosh, really has been transferred to prison hospital. he's been on hunger strike in jail
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for more than a month. protesters had raised concerns about his, his health, demanding he'd be taken to a clinic for treatment. frank, actually with arrested last month when he returned from make 5 as being convicted enough censure for abuse of power. nicaragua present. danny ortega has won a 4th term in office as a premium. actual council says a partial count shows ortega and his wife was also the vice president secured 75 percent of the votes. european union has already rejected the whole thing, and the crown court has transitioned into an autocratic regime. most opposition figures had been arrested old bond from running a latin america to lucy newman has more from neighboring costa rica. the question really hasn't been whether he would win the election, but rather whether he had actually seized the election. and that is what we are hearing from many, many governments around the world who have been quick and very harsh in their, in their, their observations of these elections. for example,
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the united states has already not only said that it won't recognize these elections, but also that it will impose stronger sanctions on the ortega government of the european union, as said the same latin american countries from chile to here in costa rica and said they will not recognize that government either, but the real question is, what is going to happen next? and how would that impact are what is already in increasing flow of migrants outside of nicaragua and increasing the, shall we say, lack of hope that things will change any time in the near future on the part of the nicaraguan people who according to the latest gallop poll, oppose. daniel ortega, at least 80 percent of the population. china's willing communist parties holding a leadership meeting that will lay the groundwork for the 2022 congress where present cheating being will seek a 3rd term. katrina, you report some beijing about 400 of china's most powerful officials are meeting
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this week in beijing. the secret of gathering known as the planet is the most important in the country's political calendar and lays the groundwork for the coming year. but this week's event is especially significant. a historical resolution is due to be unveiled. this will determine the direction of chinese politics, both philosophical and practical for years to come. as this integration between philosophy, history and politics, i think that makes it unique. in this, i think is really focusing global attention on this new paradigm, this new way of gardening that could lead to real breakthroughs for humanity. only 3 official historical resolutions have been announced since the chinese communist party was founded. in 1945 party found out mounted on, used the 1st to claim his position as china's absolute leader. as well as point out the missteps of early communist revolutionaries in 1981,
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a resolution announced under dunk shall ping, criticize the problems of the cultural revolution and justified economic and industrial reforms. this year, the party will mark the achievements of the past 100 years. it will focus on strengthening the communist party as the only political force in china and consolidating. she's position as the ultimate peoples leader. what our, her, she, she's position in the potter is not on challenge later. this effects to the constant purchase, due in the past more years, antique or rotten campaigns, and increasing produce of civil society, public opinion and the internet. in 2018 bathing scrapped presidential term limits allowing she to rule for life earlier this year. as the communist party celebrated a century in rule, he declared the achievement of a moderately prosperous society. state media touted his success in falling through on promises to make china wealthy and powerful presidency therapy is expected to
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use. this is planning to elevate herself above previous leaders. it's likely that his version of recent history will be accepted as the official history of the party, and he will further strengthen his power base, critic se, there's great danger in this. generally the what we are seeing a resurgence of authors theresa with work or one that combines the solid idiology, nazi germany and even previous japanese and italian models, you're right along with china's own tradition with her that she what this means, that in face of criticism from all over the world people, it is very difficult for it to react, flexible in that to react with a real openness among the seclusion i believe it is the greatest the threat to the chinese communist system. now, the 40 gathering will also include discussions on who rural place, other top leaders, including the premier, starting next year. katrina you out is irritating. time is running out fast. the
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message from former us present. barack obama has been speaking at the comp 26 summit in glasgow. obama phrase the progress made since the 2015 parish planet deal, but warned it's not enough. collectively and individually. we are still falling short. we have not done nearly enough to address this crisis. we are going to have to do more and whether that happens or not to a large degree is gonna depend on you. not just those of you in this room. but anybody who's watching or reading a transcript of what i say her today. and activists have been critical of the rhetoric of richer nations at the summit, saying previous promises to how poor countries have not been kept. i'm,
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it's crisis was promised by the leaders, including president obama 1000. these a $100000000.00 of climate finance was promised to arrive 520202021. and we have to wait until you must wait until 2023. once again, we have seen leaders come to the club and with reach punches must make good on their promise, a $100000000.00 of climate for football, noble country. ah, lo again, i'm fully battle with the headlines on al jazeera, the conflict in ethiopia to go. i region could spiral into a civil war. that's a warning from un security council which has been meeting to discuss the situation as calling for an end to.

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