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a short documentary sky, african filmmakers on the white night and the book make it africa direct on al jazeera. ah, the people of barbados, a new republic, barbados is set to swear in. it's funny to have a president, i think comes tie with the british monarchy. ah, hello money inside this is out. there are long from dough also coming up. this very cause for concern not cause for panic. rather than bought and rule that locked down in the us, but they are warnings. the new code at the very end could pose
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a risk to the economy. british section, like elaine maxwell is the keys of praying on young girls for jeffrey epstein as her trial gets underway in new york and a direction on we report from the front line and east in ukraine where the russian forces happened gathering at the border. ah mustang, with some breaking news, the caribbean island nation of barbados has just become a republic after cutting ties with the british monarchy. this happened at the stroke of midnight albedo time and i will, oh, wait one minute, i'm 33 seconds just to pass that huge deadline celebrations
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a currently underway in the capitol bridge town. just to give you a bit of background, barbados gained independence from burson back in 1966, but it retained queen elizabeth as it's head of state. let's have a listening to the president elect, sandra mason, sandra approval of me soon. do swear that i will. well, and truly server barbados in the office of president. so help me god. the glucose is it.
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so that is the president elect or president. now, sandra mason ah, who is replacing the monarch queen elizabeth as head of states at barbados, will still remain as a member of the commonwealth group of nations at. but just to recap on that breaking news, the caribbean island nation of barbados has just become a republic off to cussing ties with the british monarchy. lot of celebrations through the night. it's just gone past midnight there. and we're looking at live pictures in the capital bridge town where the president sandra mason has just completed her official as signing in ceremony. i believe she made just about her. she may be about to say something. let's just have a quick look and listen in to see what's about to happen. ladies and gentlemen,
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her excellency dame sandra pro nella mason, president of barbados. ah mm. the president will now receive the order of freedom of barbados.
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or if you just stay joining us, sir, were watching some breaking news. the caribbean island nation of barbados has just officially become a republic on to cussing. ties with the british monarchy or the lady that is c, a dame, sandra mason. she is now officially the new president of barbados, replacing the monarch at queen elizabeth, who was a head of state since 1966. let's have a listen to what she is, sir, saying. i
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mia? i'm more and more clear. do swear that i will be suitable in virtue allegiance to barbados according to law. so help me, god. please sit. let's bring in latin america editor. let's see a meet newman who is in bridgetown for this historic day. let's see, a talk is through the significance of just happened now. oh, well, this is quite extraordinary. ceremony to presents the actual formation of a republic the youngest republic. at this moment in the world. now, you must keep in mind that barbados was once known as the crown jewel of the caribbean. the british empire became the 1st major slave colony. it became
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a point to trading area for stage. it made a great the monarchy at the time. speaking about the beginning of the 1600s, i extremely wealthy because of the sugar that was to ship the plantations and the sundance of those leaves that were brought from africa. ready late in change are the ones who are now declaring every public davis of that country, barbados, a republic. what that means, of course, is that the queen is no longer be the head of state and the person who is here to witness this as well as her son charles, the future king of great britain. and she has been watching. this is a break with them on a deeper this is a friendly break that you'd like to have no been, haven't been but conflicts. it's been slowly happening. it's taken more than 50 years of attempts to declare basis a republic. and it finally just happened. now, not everyone is in agreement with it. some believe that the country isn't ready yet
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to be public. that could cause to cut all of its ties with brittany, particularly. now that there's been a pandemic in that the country's economy has been very, very badly hit. but others point out that really doesn't contribute very much to this country's economy at all. and the longer it didn't even provide vaccines for the 19 at the beginning. and so it is really more a symbolic day if you talk to dave greg symbolism for those who say that it was finally time to enter the 21st century. totally independent and not as an opinion of great britain, the new significance full, great person to i would think interesting that prince charles is that we can actually see him in these live pictures. but he is attending, as you say, he didn't actually have to come to barbados for this event. what is this going to
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represent for him? well, what good presents, i think? and i think that the little with that has already been leaked of what he is going to say, because he will make a speech here shortly. we understand is the biggest will continue to close. in fact, probably this will continue to be a member of the commonwealth of countries, even though it is now a republic. but it is no longer a constitutional monarchy as australia in canada, in jamaica. for example. some are wondering whether or not this me, this day might give some impetus to those in those who are trying and those countries i've just mentioned to also become republics, break their ties with the british monarchy. so i think the movie pinches here on behalf of the queen to underscore that close relationship and hopefully be a symbol that they can continue, that they can continue to be friends. now there is a saying here in jamaica and were expecting perhaps the prime minister to repeat it
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tonight as well. she says that that beta is a country that is open to friends, but it is not a satellite of any country. i'm paraphrasing it, but the idea is that they have a tremendous sense of pride and they want to be seen and feel as they are. so they are completely independent. and what, what can you tell me about the timing of this decision? because republicanism has been rumbling for some time now in barbados. so, why this now? well, that's very true as it's been different. governments have been talking about it, cuz predict gauge both the more conservative and the labor party governments. and now we have a labor party prime minister in barbados, she apparently decided to really push it through. finally, there was no referendum, however, and so a lot of me, they didn't get
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a bit taken aback. they said that, well, the politicians have been on board with this idea for a long, long time. they thought that they heard more about what was going to be the benefit with perhaps the challenges some pricing with the with them on time because i live very hard. it's and i live a great deal on tourism with the pan demik unemployment is up and as i said earlier it's, it's not expected to make a difference to the country's economy. changed the static additional moment, the public. a lot of people view it that way. anyway, i wonder if that was the case whether they think it's too soon. i think it came not soon enough or the fact is the matter is just a few minutes ago did become president,
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elizabeth are not being taken down in all the country being replaced by things. and it was also going to be more of a symbolic figure because the real physical power here was in the hands of the time and date of the historic day. many thanks to that and the see it niemen, the for us in bridgetown at 400 years after an english ship arrived in barbados to take over the island for king james king. queen elizabeth the 2nd now removed its head of state. let's get some of the news. the world health organization is warning. the new as coven 19 varied poses a significant global risk. only cronan was 1st detected in southern africa last week in cases have now been found in a number of countries in the u. s. president joe biden as an vigilance, but it's asking people not to panic. committee health reports. morning folks.
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following a briefing by his coven response team given us president joe biden addressed the american public, urging them not to be alarmed by the new varied army kron. this for it is a cause for concern, not a cause for pen. you assigned her sir, all ready evaluating on me con, but admit it could take weeks before it's known. if the current covered vaccines provide enough protection. still, biden, once again, urge the 10s of millions of americans not yet vaccinated to get fully vaccinated. and a booster, you have to get the shot, you have to get to get the booster if you're a sooner or later. we're going to see cases of this new varied here in the united states. we'll have to face this new threat to so we face those with come before that you are announced restrictions last week for travelers from 7 countries. plus south africa were army crime was 1st attacked. it biden's also not ruling out new
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restrictions depending on the degree of army crowds spread. however, he insist for now there will be no new lock downs. cases of army crimes have already been reported in canada. so the united states travel restrictions that took effect on monday may be too late. the travel bands are very much a knee jerk reaction. we're behind the curve. i mean, this variant has been out for probably several weeks when there's a cluster of cases. the bands come in and, and now we know that it's in more than a dozen countries drug companies are already exploring adjusting boosters to combat the new variant. we believe does not receive money pictures, or we need to get more data from these, but it seems to be emerged more pictures and best buy was across is core to much drug manufacturers like madonna and pfizer, have made billions from the sale of coven vaccines. vaccines, the u. s. says,
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is sharing with the world even as criticism. a vaccine inequality persists. we ship for free, more vaccines, other countries than all other countries in the world combined over 275000000 vaccines to 110 countries. now we need the rest of the world to step up as well. the full extent of the threat army crumb poses is not yet know. that's why president biden's covered response team is drawing up a longer term strategy expected to be released later this week. kimberly held it al jazeera, the white house to lead on al jazeera coca sounds. opposition announces its next move off, the government loyalists sweep to power in the future parliamentary elections. and we have a very big test head of us, which is the, our cup. and we will be testing our operational plans and models. 16 our nations
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for back to kickoff and cas alpha address for next year as well. ah, ah, look forward to burritos guys. with sponsored by capital airways. hey there, welcome to your worlds weather update. we're going to begin in the middle east where the numbers are way out of whack across the la vance bedroom. 30 guys a 29. that's the story on tuesday. watch what happens on wednesday. cold front slices across spade route, down to 19 degrees and gas. 20 and we've got some showers there, and the forecast may also see some showers develop across areas of oman. this includes mascot, the potential to power ups and thunderstorms here as well. things are settled across pockets down. we're into the sunshine, both in the north and the south, correct? you getting up to a high of 32 degrees. get back to that cold front right now. it's sliding across
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turkey as well. so keep these numbers in mind on cra and tribes on tuesday on cra 13 degrees, but by fine stages, the high of 5 tribes on temperature comes down by half. you were 24 and now just high 12 degrees on wednesday. equitorial countries in africa, we've got our storms come in and go in particularly heavy for democratic republic of congo, gab on and camera route for their toward the south right now we can expect the scattering of showers in cape town on to stay with the high of 21 degrees and also seen that weather in the forecast for johannesburg. the high for you. 29 degrees. that's it. see again soon. oh, the weather sponsored my castle right ways. discover a wound of difference and determination. i am talking about when we are moving freedom with chop soldiers among the
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16 people, corruption and compassion al jazeera, whoops, a selection of the best films from across our network of troubles. ah ah, welcome back you watching out as a reminder, thought top stories this hello the caribbean, allan nation of barbados has just become a republic come to causing ties with the british monarchy celebrations on the way in the capital bridge town. queen elizabeth, be replaced as head of state by the barbarian president, sandra mason. the wealth health organization is wanting,
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the newest coven 19 very imposes a very high risk facade in infections. on the columbus fus detected in southern africa last week. opening statements have begun in the trial of the british socialite delane maxwell. she's accused of enabling the crimes of the late sex offender jeffrey epstein, who took his own life 2 years ago, while awaiting trial. maxwell has paid him not guilty to the charges. gabriel, alice, on the reports from new york, jeffrey epstein and glen maxwell, met a young girl in a park bench, befriended her, and then later sexually abused her to protect her identity. prosecutors called her jane. she was 14 years old and the abuse went on for years and occurred and several of epstein homes in florida, new mexico and new york. that was just one of the accusations that prosecutor made an opening statement of maxwell's trial. they accused maxwell of their words,
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serving up young women for epstein abuse. she put them at ease and made them feel safe. also they could be sexually abused by a middle aged man, prosecutor said, and also called maxwell, a predator who prayed on vulnerable young girls and manipulated them. but epstein committed suicide. so he isn't on trial. maxwell is adel, is say, prosecutors over the next few weeks will need to show how she recruited, groomed, and participated in the abuse of the girls. we are not in the court room this week, determining whether or not the victims were victims of sex crimes at the hands of mr. epstein. that's not what this trial is about. this trial is about ms. maxwell, a legit activity to enable mister epstein to abuse these little kids for women are expected to testify that they were recruited and groomed by maxwell for abuse,
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including jane, that 14 year old, the prosecutors say was one of the victims. jane is now an adult and she plans to tell the jury everything she says happened to her. in their opening statement, maxwell, the defense lawyer told the 12 person jury she is being used as a scapegoat for epstein alleged crimes. she is filling the hole and filling an empty chair. she is a convenience stand in for the man who cannot be here. monday was a day for the lawyers on both sides to lay out their case. now it was to witnesses and a trial that likely won't conclude until at least january gabriel's hondo. how is it? new york? a co verdict will soon be handed to me on mazda posed thee to on sons, to cheat the trial over incitement. and the 1st, the series of charges against her jealous, have been barred from the courtroom in the military build, kept old nap bundle and her lawyers about for speaking to the media. so she was
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detained in february when the military sees power. sees fire monitor, say there's been significant increase in fighting between russian bank separatists and the ukrainian military since russian troops build up near the border. moscow denies it. has any plan to invade ukraine, calling the allegations hysterical and malicious. charles, rapid reports from near the village of diana on the front line with the ukrainian military flooring rain pitch black. this is a front line trench east and ukraine. we follow ukrainian army soldier leads us along for pause, with mud, filming using like to vision. trenches like these that snake hundreds of kilometers across a conflict zone in which more than 14000 people killed. you
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sound machine guns for echoes through the blackness. so in the last 10 minutes it sounds like a lot more smooth homes are coming from the direction of don. it's called the commander is taking us up to a food observation post. it is a lot closer to separatist positions. we reached the observation post. the 3 soldiers stand in the cold. they are nervous until us to keep our voices down because of the enemy is close. philip or steel company with music news. my name is val roddick shooting from both sides because we can't see anything even in the night vision. what's the use? and when we say shooting, we mean shooting is no man's land at no particular target. but it's important to prevent reconnaissance teams taken advantage of the fog and rain visibility 0 political i recommend you leave this place now. the canteen is small, well stocked. 23 year old rome of joined the ukrainian army 6 months ago,
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was trained by the u. case royal lancers, as part of nato's mission to defend ukraine against what it says is russian aggression. nondiscriminatory estimates. and we have a lot of things to improve on. the trainers had great combat experience, so we learned a lot from them. i joined the army because of the injustice wilmonson and our people are forgetting there's a war going on our country. we alleged down into one of the girls sleeping quarters, warm and quiet soldiers, gravel sleep. they can before their shift starts again. the soldier who doesn't want to identify himself, he says he had friends who joined the russian back separatists fighting the government. the other than you're doing. i don't think about it. i don't feel anything. i'm a soldier and i have a task to do. regardless whether it's someone i know he's now the enemy, all relations are lost. reconciliation will take generations. these people have
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crossed red lines. so what kind of friendly relationship could there now be? early morning the light reveals trees in the foggy gloom. the rain has stopped. soldiers discuss the night's events and plan, looking out across the conflict broken landscape for an enemy with no doubt equal convictions. you say they also have a right to fight charles rap with al jazeera war. dinner. easton ukraine. opposition supporters have rallied outside kirsten's election commission, claiming irregularities and sundays parliamentary poll. they're demanding a new vote. same as robbie has more from dish kick. curtis thumbs parliamentary election report card international observer say the country has potential but needs improvement. assessment is that yesterday's parliamentary elections were competitive. fundamental freedoms were generally respected during
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the campaign and the thought to displace the political will to ensure clean elections. however, the strict enforcement of subsequent measures they're 2 candidates campaigning with caution. most polling stations were well organized in the day was peaceful, but voter engagement was low. the next parliament will be less diverse and have fewer women. the significant vote counting problems, opposition, party, say, or signs of government fraud. the country security council, secretary blame crashes on technical glitches possibly hackers if the government cannot secure server said one opposition leader. how can it hope to secure the country? do you intend on carrying out more rallies? will you bring more protesters to the streets or will you debate these results within the halls of government? the form of projects. so we don't have the forms of protesting. of course, he will appeal to our quotes,
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but we have no trust in them. that's why we and our citizens only have the option to conduct a rally. it is a constitutional right. we don't have any intentions to act radically because we are still demanding things that are written in the law. wouldn't let the probably far from conceding, those who last are planting the seeds of distrust in both automated and manual vote counting. the rally here today was peaceful, small and short, but it's only the 1st day after elections. and if these rallies continue, if they get bigger, if they spread, that could become a problem that could take her guest on down a familiar path. political dialogue in this country can unravel quickly and spill out into the streets. but heated debate of vocal opposition protesters raising flags instead of fists all still so far hallmarks of democracy. then basra b o z rubbish k. yeah. cupcakes off in cas our later this tuesday. the tournament is a vital part of the country planning for next year's world cup. and as poor research
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reports the tournament forms a bridge between the regions, football heritage, and the potentially watershed moment of cas ha, 2022. a dress rehearsal for the world cup. yes, but the arab cup goes back decades before cathel 2022 was even a dream. the 1st told him it was in lebanon in 1963. those original hosts qualified for this edition with a woman there. when would you beauty in june? oh, most of the ar cut teams won't be here next year, but comparison with the welcome is inevitable and indispensable in the planning for counsel 2022. i think we're about 98 percent ready completed answers of stadiums by the 1st quarter of next year. all stadiums will be ready, functioning and operational as well. we have a very big test head of us which is the arb cup and we will be testing our operational plans and models. the tournament will feature 6 of the 8 world cup
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stadiums. 2 of the big unveiled on the opening date that 7 new stadiums in the 11 years is katara was awarded to welcome the country has come a long way since that main arena was here, though, i'll stadium. no. do you remember any are beating about leo would be a beer? hello, abby: human. where perhaps the most famous footballer in history. how i scored a santos of brazil beat club site. i'll awfully 3. know in 1973, but that stadium to broke new ground for the regions football. so did do ha doha stadium was the 1st grasp pitch in the gulf. his a huge difference between our humble beginnings and now these world cup stadiums are masterpieces. but it was the wish of every play in the world to play back then to play against santucci mozilla descent experiencing the new stadiums will be part of the drawer for fans at the arrow cup. but cats,
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i will be in the spotlight on the pitch to ah, the plays we'll hope to replicate that heroics of 2019, when they became asian champions. since then they've made guest appearances in the copper america and european wilco qualifying. now potentially playing the likes of egypt and algeria can provide more valuable preparation as the smallest country ever to host the world cup cattle supplies will need all a big game experience they can get when the very best arrive in doha. next year poll rece out is era. ah, this is our desire. these you top stories, the caribbean, allan nation of barbados has just become our com, like to terminate the cutting ties with the british monarchy celebrations, armed away in the capital bridge town to the cleaning, las.

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