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a rapidly changing the world we live in without the international aid. what do you think is going to happen? the afghan economy? counting the coast on al jazeera ah, the u. s. and 5 other countries will tap into their oil reserves in a big to bring down at solar and gas prices. ah, hello, i'm emily anglin. this is al jazeera live from dough house, or coming up europe's curve at 19 emergency. the world health organization says 700000 more people could die by much calls for sci fi in ethiopia. footage shows thousands of government troops being held as prisoners of
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war by to brian rebels. and it's not quite armageddon, but find out why nasser is going to deliberately crush a spacecraft into an asteroids. ah, we begin the program in the u. s, which is releasing 15000000 barrels of oil from its strategic reserves. is part of a coordinated effort with several other nations to tackle soaring fuel prices and combat inflation. president joe biden made the announcement up to coming under increasing pressure to act. our white house correspondent, kimberly hulk it proponents ahead of one of the busiest travel holidays of the year . thanksgiving you as president joe biden announced the release of 50000000 barrels of crude oil from america's emergency stockpile, known as the strategic petroleum reserve. the big part of them,
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of the reason americans are facing high gas prices because oil producing countries and large companies have not ramped up the supply of oil quickly enough to meet the demand. the reserve holds a one month supply had current u. s. consumption levels. it's intended for dealing with supply disruptions caused by things like natural disasters, not for managing prices, but the white house has been under pressure to tap into reserves as gas prices continue to rise in the u. s. leading to falling approval numbers in recent months for the president. the biden administration also says, for the 1st time it has coordinated similar releases from countries like china, japan, and south korea. the united kingdom says it will allow oil companies to voluntarily release their reserves to help supply. biden is also cracking down on gas companies who have been enjoying lower oil prices in recent weeks,
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but not passing savings on to americans. that's why bash the federal trade commission to consider whether potentially illegal now competitive behavior in the oil and gas industry is causing higher prices for consumers. the bottom ministration touts clean energy as an alternative to costly fossil fuels. but the u . s. infrastructure is nowhere near ready to achieve that goal. my effort to combat climate change is not raising the price of gas. all eyes will now be on opec plus countries, which include saudi arabia, other gulf nations, and russia. they must decide now how to respond to this latest move. there is a big risk for them if they get the production numbers up too high, because they're not sure what economic underline economic growth looks like. a fight for control of the global energy market could now be underway. opec plus officials war is
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a potential response if president biden and other world leaders tapped into their reserves. opec plus is scheduled to meet next week. kimberly, how can al jazeera, the white house and one house works at the center of global energy policy at columbia university. he says, it's not clear if the move will have much impact. was very conspicuous about this. strategic is a release, is that it does not involve the i, he is such, this is the 1st time this happens in the past. you know, there's been several god, it releases in the history of the own market. all of them have been under the auspices of the idea. this is not the case this time many a year. countries are not participating in this. the i h. f is not participating, but you do have countries that are not part of the i know that joining in the really so it's a very new kind of event in the market. as soon as the announcement was made today,
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the price recovered some lost ground and went up and it, it is not clear that it's going to work out partly because this is a problem. the strategic reserves are designed to tackle disruptions and supply. the price is not up because of a disruption in supply today. it's because producers are not ramping up, supply very fast, and demand is recovering, perhaps faster than people expected. so there's an imbalance in the market, which is driven by supply management policies, and by the strategy of all companies, not buy one off disruption. and it's not clear that this move, we will address this in balance. the release volume is not very high either or really be less than what the market expected. the world health organization is warning. they could be another 700000 deaths from coven 19 in europe. by march, the daily right has been doubling since late september. corona virus, patients in the netherlands, are being transported across the border to germany,
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to a pressure on dutch hospitals. weekly infections he recalled on tuesday, prompting the government to introduce new restrictions. protest against the measures have 10 violence with 21 people being arrested during a 4th day of unrest. andrew simmons has more from brought them was seeing now, really a lot of concern on the streets. you saw last friday on this street and the of the riots and the police actually opened fire with live rounds for protest as were injured. that is now com. but don't forget that there is still concern about restrictions here because the level of restrictions is reasonably high. it has to be said, there is a work from home policy. there are restrictions where i d, 's have to be used for vaccines to get into public places, bars and restaurants around here. we close at 8 o'clock every night and there are
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other restrictions to now moves to make some of those restrictions into law, making people really concern. so yes, there is really a division in people and the stunning is 84 percent. all people here are vaccinated. so that's a high number and a high infection rate, it doesn't really fit some claim, its behavior over the people here. but this is a situation that's alarming to all concerned. the german government is also considering them as measures as current of virus infections hit record highs. there, some officials of calling for public spaces to be restricted to vaccinated people, or those who recently recovered from cause 9 pain authorities in the french overseas region of montenegro say, protest is opened fire joining a demonstration against code 910 restrictions demonstrations against strict
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vaccination requirements. imposed by the french government have caused civil unrest, invoice, martinique, and what a loop. french president menu mccomb has sent special forces to the caribbean islands to help diffuse a situation. zealand will remain shut off to foreign visitors for another 5 months. the government announced on wednesday fully vaccinated travelers will be allowed to enter from april. it's part of the cautious easing of florida, restrictions, as part of the plan, new zealanders who are in australia and have had both jobs, can travel home without having to quarantine from mid january and new zealand is living elsewhere can return from mid february to the news now and north, macedonia and bulgaria had begun an official period of morning following europe's deadliest road accident in a decade. at least 46 people were killed in a bus crash in bulgaria on tuesday. as were a challenge, reports the vehicle was returning to no matter john, yet from checking the chart,
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wreckage of the bus makes clear how intense the fire must have been. the vehicle crashed and burned on a bulk area and highway in the middle of the night. it was taking mostly north macedonian tourists, back home after a weekend trip to assemble, but it's not yet known. why so few people made it off alive, or what caused this disaster in the 1st place. this damage suggest the bus hit a barrier before carrying on to crash into the central reservation bulk areas. interior minister said he was deeply shocked by what he'd seen was not everyone can stun such a picture. the picture is terrifying. the details of this tragedy will be investigated north macedonia, foreign minister visited survivors in hospital, in bulk areas, capital, severe local. so we'll need to go forward and i'm here in the hospital to get more information. what we know is that a horrible tragedy has happened. you know,
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bulgaria, but the bus that carried not macedonian nationals were traveling from his tablet copier. they were over 50 passengers in the bus. dozens of them are children, over 40 were killed, some of the wounded because we're here. but let me for see the situation and i'll be back later with more police in north macedonia, have begun an investigation into best trends, the bus and travel company. this man came to it, shut it office in north macedonia, capital scope you looking for news of his nephew from seattle chest. so information about the crash at 6 am this morning. i saw it on the internet and as my nephew was in turkey, i started searching on the internet. i called based trends for the number for 34 hours. we do not have any information for them, nor are they answering the phone. and the investigation continues by daylight on the stream of highway into the worst bus crash in bulgarian history will reach helen's how to 0. the presidents have tenure in south africa have both colds were
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cease. fire in ethiopia. it comes as footage has emerged, have thousands of federal troops being held as prisoners of war by to grind fighters. victoria gate m b reports i some of prime ministers, abbey ahmed soldiers, and now prisoners of war, and the 2 grains have been parading them before the cameras. the presidents of kenya and south africa say all parties must commit to ending the violence. we expressed our mission that the school for barrel a man. so moving parties in europe, i beg with jacob with reference negotiated since. busy i've been in september to come by low as the woodrow is closer to the ethiopian capital plans to defend addis ababa or intensifying these women have joined a neighbourhood protection,
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forced to guard against advancing rebel forces. they've set up road blocks, a searching vehicles for weapons and a checking people's documents. but there haven't but the balance for lug nuts and again we women believe that random security checks and passes by a very important we also encourage others to do the same. because when we do this, we have no doubt that strangers have records with their jackie. abby has informed the nation that he's going to the front line, why he'll personally lead the army. and he's asked ethiopians to join him in what he calls the battle to save the nation. the u. s. is cooling the military escalation, alarming, and says it threatens any diplomatic progress between the government and to grain forces at us is under great threat. ah, and it also means that there is likely to be considerably more suffering and people should leave now to avoid the worst possible sin scenario,
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which could be ah, rebel force was entering at us or starvation or deprivation. germany and france of joined the u. s. in urging their citizens to leave ethiopia, while the un says it's temporarily relocating the families of its staff. meanwhile, more than 2000000 ethiopians have now fled their homes with reports of human rights abuses on both sides. and 7000000 people are in need of food age, victoria, gate, and be al jazeera. still ahead on al jazeera, the ear prepares more sanctions against bowers, so the migrant crosses, travel, and transport firms are set to be blacklisted. and take giant, apple. sous is riley, spyware. mike and pegasus at the center of surveillance scandal. ah, ah, look forward to brita,
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sky's the with sponsored by counsel at ways to the changing weather wise once again slowly from most places by the breeze. this is wednesday, forecast out of iraq and down the gulf, which will be dusty. it has been for enough day or so in turkey. this cold air is coming out of eastern europe would use widespread rain snow from the mountains in that cold breeze will move down towards northern iran as well. you might find a change even affecting terror by the time we get to says in the snow, back in armenia and eastern turkey, a been a snow in the fall ne, this pixel was becca stand, for example. otherwise winter is not really being felt at the moment into sham base, and i can't or tashkent the studies out and said as it is across iran, the few shall we have seen in the event of moved into iraq. this next batch, which will come with what's already happening in turkey, will reaches far south as dabbling, but probably won't make it may have much impact in land, at least behind
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a rather sunny picture. in turkey, this big picture for friday, a few shells gone through iraq, into western iraq, but it's not exactly a wet picture, nor is it where it should be. for example, in kenya on times in the, in the short range are almost over, but they were pretty poor. in fact, the concentrations further in size in malawi, it could be quite went, oh, the weather sponsored by casara always fueling the debates. 90 percent of the wolf refugees have come from of common impacted country. the climate emergency is putting more pressure on cities across the world and amplify your voice. it's not really the future rates now. this is not our responsibility. please give a lot concrete responsibly feedback. we cannot lose hope. we know what to do, and we have the tools to do geared act. we must build all these prevention. this stream on al jazeera lou.
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ah ah, hello, you're watching al jazeera, i'm emily angland. reminder of our top stories, his, our u. s. government is releasing $50000000.00 barrels of oil from its strategic reserves is a coordinated effort with several other nations to reverse soaring fuel prices and combat inflation. award. health organization is warning. there could be another 700000 deaths from carver 19 in europe by march. cases have been rising as the weather gets colder, with the daily right, dabbling since late september. and north macedonia and bulgaria had begun an official morning period following europe's deadliest word accident in
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a decade. at least 46 people died when a bus crashed and caught phi in bulgaria on tuesday on route to north macedonia. your pain union says it's working with britain at the us and candidate to impose more sanctions against about worse. the you is accusing president alexander luther shanker, of trying to stabilize the block by encouraging migrants to cross into poland. it says he wants to stop punishing transport and travel companies involved in human trafficking. the block has rejected lucas and cars. suggestion of the you taking more refugees. a particularly cool form of hybrid threat has emerged with a state sponsored instrumental ization of people for political ends. this is not a bilateral issue of poland, lat ventless one year with bella was it is the european union as a whole that is being challenged. this has been initiated and organized by
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the luca sch ankle regime, and it's supporters the during people to the border with a cooperation of migrant smugglers and criminal networks that fasten the is on the bell a russian side of the border where migrants of facing freezing temperature is well, conditions in this guy here are getting harsher and harsher by today. it was freezing overnights in the last couple of weeks. but now it's also freezing during the day and it has started to snow. not goods, it very must be feeling very cold. this place is not or someone can live with it all like children cannot live inside. just building warehouse not for living. this is how they're getting some water. this is how people are washing their clothes in the middle of the month and where they go to the toilet. there's a center here where they can spend a night, but many
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a crime to get a money. a coughing money are getting ill. so increasingly people are choosing to be repaired, created, they leapt through the back door and officials take them to the airport. but there's also quite a significant group assess. we are not going anywhere. we keep waiting until germany takes them in and is not a group who at night tries to still sneak in to the polish border and try to cross secretly. but conditions of course have very difficult in this winter here it is really cold temperatures. people have died already runs across and so it's a very desperate situation. venezuela's elections were held under better conditions . and those of previous polls, according to the european union observers, but its head decline to say whether the vote was free and fair sundays election was the 1st in the full years to include opposition figures. teresa bar reports from
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corrections. it was the report everyone had been waiting for for the 1st time in 15 years. they will be in union of serve the regional elections in venezuela and presented their preliminary findings last year. and i'm in the elections were in better conditions in comparison with previous elections. the electoral council that was renewed in may 2021. it's the most balanced council. in 20 years. the political campaign was filled by the excessive use of state resources . even the law says how campaigns should be handled. there were no sanctions to the violations. on sunday, venezuelans voted to choose mayors and governors across the country. they. e. u mission was invited by electoral council and by the opposition who agreed to participate for the 1st time in 4 years. the report by the european union of servers is for many a 1st step towards a dialogue and future elections in this country. but the report also indicate that
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even though the elections have end with efficiency, the whole process was affected by lack of independence in the judiciary. and also lack of respect for the rule of law, something that affected the equality and transparency of the process. the government says the elections were an example of democracy, their ruling socialist party, $120.00 of the $23.00 governorships. the opposition wanting the total national vote, even though 60 percent of the population did not participate. divisions within the opposition prevented them from winning more states. so our position leader, emily gabriella, says the election was not a defeat now or says young deity, that i felt oppositional, then them one for bell. this is a beth the fall, done the last 17 years re no update. these results before the opposition of not falling, who was falling as my little, the big defeat is for the government. i can honestly say nicola, my louise,
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desperate to regain international credibility was a murder coley put on the government. nicholas madura was willing to given more governorships in exchange for validity of the electoral process and himself. this is not a transparent election from the perspective of a liberal democracy. it begins with the electoral council that has 2 members out of 5 of the opposition. we celebrate those 2, but they are a minority. can you imagine any country accepting that dennis willis trying to recover from an economic crisis. but sanctions from the united states and the european union complicate the government plans, protest and sanctions have not been able to force mother will out of office, which is why the opposition is back in the polls. there is, i will as a feeder paragraph. jury in the us state of georgia, has wrapped up its 1st day of deliberations in the trial. over brief dance, demonstrators gathered outside the court in brunswick. they calling for the 3 white
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men accused of chasing down and killing bri to be convicted of murder. the 25 year old black man was jogging through his neighbourhood when he was shot dead last year graphic. the video of incident was linked online and the prosecution made a final pitch for conviction before the jury began deliberating, dismissing the defendant claims of self defense. in this case, they committed for different companies, including the aggravated assault with a shotgun. they started that they do not get to claim self defense. and then of course, provocation, you can't force someone to defend themselves against you. so you get to claim self defense. this isn't the law of black. 17 white supremacist ladies and organizations in the us have been ordered to pay more than $25000000.00 in damages of violence, interrupted during a fire. right rally back in 2017 hello. say it was broke by 9 people who suffered physical and emotionally injury during a unite the rise rally in charlottesville,
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virginia, the following day. a woman was killed when it was driven into counter protested a us federal jury has ruled 3 pharmacy chains at c vs. walgreens. and wal, mad, recklessly distributed massive amounts of pain killer pills, helping to fuel the opioid crisis, to counties in ohio blamed the trigger for not stopping the flight of hills to the communities. the problem is said to have cost those counties about a $1000000000.00. hundreds of people have died from overdoses in that state. the amount each company must pay damages will be decided by a judge next year. apple has filed a lawsuit against these riley cyber soon, but it's controversial hacking tool. the tech giant says anissa groups, pegasus software tracked and targeted its uses in the us. apple is the latest in a string of companies and governments to pursue the spyware maker. earlier this
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month, it was placed on the tri blacklist by us officials. jody westby is chief executive officer at global cyber risk. she says it's one of the strongest steps. any companies taken so far. it's very significant because the software was developed to target i phones and android mobile phones. so if apple can succeed and get a ban or an injunction, so that the en, eh, so software can not be used on their phones, it will effectively kill the n s o market for the software. so it's a very big move by apple. one that i'm very glad to see them take, i think it's very important. they're trying to hide their fear mongering and they're trying to hide behind terrorists and pet files. and the fact is, they aren't trotting out examples of terrorism and head of files and their technology is successfully defeating that. what we're seeing is governments that
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have used this technology to suppress human rights and civil rights. and ways that are countered to democratic principles and certainly in the united states national security interests. so they are just simply trying to hide behind israeli defense licenses for the technology and also claiming that it can be used to catch bad guys . while the bad guys may be in a so inflation across the world has been linked to supply chain disruptions and a global shortage of chips used in sectors ranging from funds to cars as hit manufacturing. that's prompted samsung of the south korean electronics giant to announce plans to build a semiconductor factory in the us state of texas worth $17000000000.00 construction . a said to begin next year with operations to start in 2020 full. rosalind jordan has the story from washington dc. this is the 2nd facility for samsung in the
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austin, texas area. austin, of course, is the capital of the state of texas. and the facility that samsung has had in that city has been there for about 25 years. this facility is going to be much larger. it's going to be located in a small suburb about 30 minutes away from downtown. it's going to comprise some 5000000 square meters, and it should hire between 1502000 people. once the plant is open for business. now this is also going to bring about $6000.00 jobs in related construction and, and so recalls during the construction period. but in a state of 29000000 people. that's a drop in the bucket. that said, this is the single largest of foreign investment in the state of texas as history added bank. so good on a promise that both the state officials and federal officials have said about trying to bring manufacturing back to the united states. there's also one of the
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fact that for the 1st 10 years of this new plant existence, samsung is going to get a rebate on up to 93 percent of its property taxes. property taxes are what paying for public services in the state of taxes. and so, while everyone is saying this is a good thing, economically, there are going to be questions raised about whether this corporation will be paying its fair share. in a matter of hours, nasser is set to launch a spacecraft that's going to deliberately smash into an asteroid. it's a test run, in a case age entice, rather a giant based rock, and to be re directed away from us in the future. the devil asteroid way, dest grey direction test, rather, or dot, for sure. what is being aimed at an object code, dime, office scientists hope they can alter its course by colliding with it. amy thompson is a contributor at space dot com, an online resource for space information. she says the mission could provide
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essential technology in the future. this size of asked her. it is really hard to detect with telescopes here on earth. so astronomers have probably only found about 30 to 40 percent of these asteroids that are orbiting near the earth. so the purpose of this test is to see if they can move an asteroids, so that if one is, you know, on track to impact the earth that they can prevent that from happening. the really big asteroids which are planet killers are pretty easy for nasa. and astronomers to detect, so what they're really targeting are asteroids that could be like regional destroyers like something that could have a huge impact and say, a certain part of the planet. so it's really important that we have a means to protect against those. this is going to be a test, obviously to push an asteroid just a little bit out of its orbit,
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but this technology can actually be scaled up so they could use it for different things in the future, maybe for moving objects and deeper space or moving different types of satellites, that type of thing. ok. hello, this is al jazeera and these are the top stories. this our, the u. s. government is releasing $50000000.00 barrels of oil from its strategic reserves is a coordinated effort with several other nations to tackle soaring fuel prices. the white house correspondent, kimberly how kit has moved. i will, has a lot to do with the timing of the american thanksgiving holiday. this is a holiday that americans typically get into their cars and they drive great distances. and the problem is right now, some people can't do it because the gas prices are just.

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