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withers and asks what's next in the battle for bella luce, on a jetta? oh, you want to help save the world oh, sneeze into your elbow. m. o. vaccine questions calls markets have tumble. as the world health organization warns that blanket travel bands will not stop the spread of the on the tron variant. ah, hello barbara, sarah, you're watching out a 0 light from london also coming up. you can then troops cross into democratic republic of congo, a joint offensive against on group ah, a cry for change, rings out around cartoon, protest, or is angered by sedans,
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military takeover, march on the presidential palace and the innocent victims of global fighting. the report revealing more children than ever are living in conflict. so ah. as the world waits on definitive information about the latest karone of iris variant, conflicting claims are filling that void. global stock market stumbled on tuesday when the head of pharmaceutical company medina. cast doubt on the effectiveness of vaccines in fighting the only constrain yet the manufacturer of the pfizer vaccine said it was confident that the product would offer a strong protection against severe disease. but as the very enters found in more countries and more borders are closed, health experts are repeating the message that it's simply too early to know anything for sure. one of the things you do is you get the virus and you grow it,
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or you put it into a modified form called a pseudo virus. and when you do that, you can then get convalescent plasma monoclonal antibodies as well as sarah and antibodies that are induced by the vaccine to see if they neutralize the virus. that will give you a pretty good idea as to what the level of immune evasion is. as i mentioned in my brief comments, the molecular configurations of the mutations can give you a suggestion of immune evasion. but that's one of the things you can do is to take a look what the antibodies actually do. that process will take likely 2 weeks or more, perhaps even sooner, depending upon how well the virus grows and the ice lids that we get. that's the 1st thing on fishing, joins us live now from washington. d. c. allen. we know that there have been a lot of travel bands towards a southern as south africa. another southern african states were finding out though
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that to the virus is present in the netherlands. for example, the for the travel man. we're also hearing about other countries that have found it . it's all about a case of just trying to find out as much as you can as quickly as you possibly can . and just in the last hour or so, brazil has confirmed that it has a number of cases details still to come from them. we know that a number of countries have imposed travel bands, japan, banning everyone who is not a foreign national or a resident from arriving in the country for the next month. those that do arrive to our foreign that are nationals or residents will have to quarantine for 2 weeks at the world health organization saying it, travel bands are not helpful. it is not going to stop the spread. what it's going to stop the spread. what may be a new variant, but the advice is very much the same and in the photos saying, just a few hours ago that look when i'm asked when you're out and about when, even when you're indoors, if you're near other people wash your hands,
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get the vaccine, if you've had the vaccine, get a boost, are those things he said will protect people, but of course, they're still trying to find out just how contagious this might be in the sea could be 2 to 4 weeks before they start to get the full picture that means here in the united states, for example, you're going to be bumping up against the christmas holiday. why is that important? because thousands and thousands of people will be on the move again will be traveling by trains. they'll be traveling by planes. they'll be going to big family gatherings that could be a pressure point for people across the united states. but anthony folk, she says this is not the time to panic. everyone should just do what they've been doing and hopefully they will get through. as for the world health organization, that advice to other countries is as a say, the travel bonds aren't going to help unless you take an evidence based and risk assess approach to any travel bonds that are put in place. yeah, i mean you say that advice and not to panic. of course, a lot of people saying that many of the travel bands were a little bit of a of
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a knee jerk reaction. you mentioned that of course we're coming up to christmas. it's also winter in the northern hemisphere, so a lot of people spending time in door is that what measure is, what practical measures are being taken into us, for example, to try to mitigate possible contagion. while a number of areas are starting to put mask monday's back and place, they dropped them. said, if you're in a store or you're in a a gym, you don't have to wear masks. a lot of places are no saying, yeah, you do simply because they don't know enough about this fairly and we may see that moving on more and more. there is a concern that christmas could be a big problem and people aren't taking this seriously. but as a see from on to the furniture, the advice is still the same way to mask. keep your distance wash your hands, get vaccinated if you haven't been vaccinated. and if you have get the booster. alan fisher with the latest there from washington, d. c. allen that thank you. and as we were mentioning officials in the netherlands
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have revealed at the on the current cove. it 19 variant was actually present in europe for least a week before flights from southern africa were banned. health authorities there say that they've detected the variant in 2 samples from november, the 19th one week later, the w h o label that a variant of concern and countries shut their borders for southern africa. and germany's incoming chancellor, all of schultz says, mandatory vaccines are necessary to contain a 4th wave of the pandemic in the country. he wants parliament to vote on the matter. before the end of the year, dominic cane has more from berlin. the seriousness of the coven situation here in germany, his focus many mines, both medics and ministers on what they can do to try to dampen down this wave of covert that has been washing across the states of germany for many weeks. now. in one sense, the politicians have decided to decide later many of the ministers who took part in
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the digital conference on tuesday afternoon here in germany, we're trying to get some form of decision that might help them in their individual states. but in the event, what's been decided is to wait, we know what's going to be on the table. we know that the incoming chance of all of shots wants to see what's called in germany and inflate a mandatory vaccine requirement for everyone who has not had one will have to have what he wants, the new parliament to vote on that. he is also in favor of reducing the length of time that a person's vaccine status actually will apply. so the moment in germany, it's a 12 month period. he wants the vaccine status of a person only to last 6 months, which is far shorter than what the e. u has proposed recently of 9 months. ah,
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uganda has deploy troops across the border into democratic republic of congo is the 2 nations battle. an armed group, this follows joint air and artillery strikes against the allied democratic forces which has been based in congress east since the 19 nineties and pledged allegiance to iso just 2 years ago. the campaign is the 1st time that you gained as publicly targeted the adf for the cross border attack in several years. it blames the group for 3 suicide explosions in compiler this month, which left several people dead. that you, dan, an army says tuesdays offensive marks the start of a concerted effort against the adf. malcolm lab is following developments from nairobi. are you gone to an army? 5 person announced to the military operation began with strikes and artillery fire . while you got them forces erected against the bases of the allied democratic forces in eastern congress since then, the congolese army spokes person has told us the ground troops ugandan infantry,
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have crossed on foot into east and congo. now you've gotten the government blame the adf for 3 suicide bombings that took place in uganda capital 2 weeks ago. the adf originate from uganda in the 990 ugandan army pushed them into eastern congo, where ever since substantial business interest in cocoa and other natural resources found in the areas that they control. but for the last 7 years, they've been responsible for a series of math because again, civilians in and around the town of penny and more recently, further to the north in a, to re proven the congolese army i brought in what it called a state of siege 6 months ago supposedly to stabilize north keyvi province and its hillary province. but there's been criticism that the state of siege hasn't worked . linked documents show that there was corruption. some of the military budget for the operation was being stolen until recently common congos parliamentarians have
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been calling for another kind of solution and uganda and military entering east in congo with what they hope will bring an end to this conflict. but certainly others are very skeptical about the following. you've gotten this invasion of congo in 996 and accusations of repeated meddling and funding rebel groups ever since then. a definitely let some people to worry that this will cause instability rather than bringing stability to 8th and kong sudanese security forces of youth tear gas against pro democracy protest or is rallying in the capital. thousands came out to reject the deal between the military and the prime minister, which saw him doc reinstated to his position last week. that was straight to say the agreement to legitimize the armies power grab last month. have a morgan reports from cartoon plotting from the heart of dance capital for 2 protesters gather once again. this come to demonstrate against last month military
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takeover, which saw the 2 year transitional power sharing government dissolve the chance at various slogans, but the demand was the same. they don't want the military to remain incidence politics. you know what we hear and so to needs every way have come out for the same reason to day. we want freedom, pace and justice. we want to complete civilian government without the military. the military should stay in the barracks and focus on the country's security at the borders and not get in governance, nor military will rule this country. this country is the country of the people. the government is full, the people and the military should be in the barracks. to use this protests were held near the presidential palace. protesters are also angry at for dance, prime minister, aba lam, doke for signing a deal with the army on november 21st. the deal saw him released from house arrest and reinstated to his position. it's also included the release of all political prisoners arrested by the military. and on the day of the protest,
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the last of those known to be arrested were set free. some who were released earlier joint tooth this protests, america. we were treated with professionalism. why we would to timed, but detention is detention and a violation of rights. we got news of what's happening outside and that people have been continuing to protest. seeing people out on the streets diseased, the pine we've been failing, even though we have lost some idea for johan. all the states also witnessed, stimulate demonstrations. police use tier guys and stung grenades to disperse crowds in front of the presidential palace. several people were injured and according to my depth some hospitals, but provided medical care were rated with protesters who were seeking treatment, arrested. prime minister, ham doke has said, protested, have the right to freedom of expression and peaceful protest. at least $41.00 protested, have been killed since the military took over last month. and more than 200 have been injured. despite the violence that they have been met with protest, this said they will continue to voice their demand for
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a complete civilian government to ensure sedans, transition to democracy, continue for many here and around the country. the reason for continuing to protest is in the main slogan therapy. oh, why? after living under a military dominated government for 30 years and overthrowing it in 2019. they said they will not return to the same rule that they fought so hard against he but morgan al jazeera houghton, still ahead on al jazeera, no sign of a 4 intentions. as nato ministers meet to discuss russian troop build up on ukraine's eastern border. a singer and dancer who died in 1975 becomes the 1st black woman to receive one of francis highest honors. ah
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and away we go with your weather report for asia pacific. hello, everyone will start in japan. we're getting striped with a pretty solid band of rain over honshu and hook kado pushes out toward the pacific . that same band of rain dropped about a 100 millimeters of rain across the korean peninsula. but in behind it look at this cooler air filtering in soul 2 degrees cargo, she maj, as a high of 2. and we'll see some snow western areas of honju and what kind of next stop se, asia actually just east of the philippines. we've got this tropical storm looking to intensify, potentially as well, but it's going to steer towards the north. so no impact over land area of low pressure just to the south of sumatra and java. but it's still whipping around somewhat rain and much dryer conditions across indo china, but particularly for vietnam war it has not been dry. is australia. we've seen century old rain records broken a queensland as we head toward new south wales is while the northern territory and also for south australia. and we've got more rain to come for flood strict stricken
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areas, cross at east coast through queensland, new south wales and victorian, the potential to see some severe thunderstorms which will really bolster those rainfall tallies. and for new zealand, a scattering of showers across both islands. that's it, see soon. ah, african stories of resilience and perry, a tradition and dedication with short documentary sky african film, make it on the white 9. and the bookmaking africa direct on al jazeera lou.
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ah, a reminder now of the top stories on al jazeera health experts around the world say it's too early to know if the, on the con, variant of cuban 19 will cause more severe illness or evade vaccines. that's health officials. meanwhile, have confirmed the cases of the heavily mutated variant from the week before south africa approach the world health organization and brazil has become the latest country to confirm on the chrome infections uganda and troops across the border into democratic republic of congo to target the rebel group the allied, the democratic forces, your friends have started with air and artillery strikes and sudanese security
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forces of use tear gas against thousands of pro democracy demonstrators rallying in the capital. khartoum protested, continue to demand the full transition to civilian war. the u. a secretary of state says any russian aggression in ukraine will trigger what he calls serious consequences. anthony blinkin is attending a meeting of nato foreign ministers in the latvian capital. riga, top of the agenda is the build up of russian troops on ukraine's eastern border. bernard smith's reports from moscow, nato foreign ministers say that will be a high price to pay for any new military aggression against ukraine. and moscow was reminded the west has already used economic, financial and political sanctions. we have seen the rushes playbook many times over, and part of their playbook is to attempt to create ah, and manufacture a so called provocation. as justification for something that rushes planning to do all along. and so whether or what's been reported fits into that playbook. i don't
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know ukrainian force is a facing off against russian back separatists in the east of the country. there's been fighting on and off there since russia annex crimea, from ukraine in 2014. now for the 2nd time this year, russian troops, a building up a long ukraine's border. moscow dismisses as inflammatory, any suggestions? it's preparing for an attack. and present, vladimir putin says he has his own red lines. if nato countries involve themselves further in ukraine, is it is some kind of strike systems appear on the territory of ukraine. the flight time to moscow will be 7 to 10 minutes and 5 minutes in the case of a hypersonic weapon being deployed. creating such threats in ukraine poses red lines for us, but i hope it doesn't come to that. i hope that a sense of common sense responsibility for both our countries and the will community will prevail. russia says nato has deployed
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a significant amount of military hardware near its borders. in june, joe biden and vladimir putin held their 1st summit. it came just a couple of months after a russian troop of build up along the border with ukraine. now here's another build up on the kremlin, says it's holding behind the scenes talks with the white house about another possible summit. the bad not administration says it doesn't know of any plans, but it does say it's been holding talks with russian officials about you. cray, bernard smith, i'll just sarah moscow. a record number of children are living in the world's most gleeful war zones. that's according to a new report by save the children. it says many of them are already facing threats from climate change and unprecedented levels of hunger. if a 20 percent increase in the space of a year, bringing the total to almost $200000000.00 children in 13 countries, it highlights outbreaks of violence in mozambique as well as ongoing conflicts and
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canister on democrats, republic of congo, and nigeria in driving that shock. price, on top of that, it says 337000000 children are a risk of being recruited by all the groups and government forces that includes child soldiers as well as children being used, the spies, and as suicide bombers. the number of very tried cases of children being recruited by on groups rose 10 percent from 2019 to 2020, to an average of about 25. a day worldwide will save the children's head of conflict and humanity. humanitarian policy. james then slow is one of the co authors of the report he is worried about the long term effect on a whole generation of children. i think we're still sort of the tip of the iceberg and fully understanding what it is for children's mental health who lives their entire lives. if you look at the long, long nature of conflicts like yemen,
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their entire lives living in conflict and conditions with fight or flight. so the whole might be constantly dumped into their brain rather than a safe place for them to create. so i think we've got a huge thompson. i have been to the same time in my experience of seeing children in these calls the well. busy there is an incredible level of resilience that isn't the last generation. this is a huge opportunity for us as a planet. but i do think we need to realize that in the car and the shadow of climate change. and there's almost been individualization of children that just, that just not being considered the front and center of these issues. and of course, they are literally the future of op on it one of gillan maxwell's accusers, as testified on the 2nd day of the 6 week long trial. the british socialite is accused of recruiting and grooming under age girls for the billionaire. peter found jeffrey epstein. gabriel alleys on the joins us live now from new york from where he is following the trials for the 1st time in this trial, we've actually heard from an alleged victim. what did she have to say?
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yeah, that's right. the court has just adjourned for the day, and this was the 1st time we're now on day 2 of this trial. the killing maxwell has come face to face with one of her accusers. the accuser is going by the pseudonym jane as she's being referred to in court. she says that she was 1st approached by gay lane maxwell, when she was sitting at a park bench, eating ice cream with friends. she was 14 years old at the time. she said it started a simple conversation, but then ultimately it was the start of years of sexual abuse at the hands of geoffrey epstein. and at some point, jane testified even gillan maxwell, prosecutors in a very dramatic moment in the court room asked jane if it was so bad at any points after all this transpired, did she consider taking her own life? and her answer was yes. there were times on the witness stand that she broke down
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briefly in tears explaining her fear and anxiety of being called by jeffrey epstein to come over to her one of his homes for what she knew would turn into a sexual abuse that went on again in her in her testimony for years she was so young at the time, all this happened, she did not even have a driver's license. so in many instances, epstein would send a car to pick her up and bring her to one of his homes or fly her there. now it's glory maxwell. it's on tr aisles. so the key part of this testimony is, did gallon maxwell recruit and then groom jane for this alleged abuse. jane answered very clearly over multiple questions in her testimony. yes. to both of those and not only yes, to being recruited and groomed by maxwell, but also she said maxwell was present in the room or took place or took part in
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some of the sexual abuse on multiple occasions. now the defense did briefly offer some cross examination before they adjourned for the night. and the defense is basically starting to lay the argument of this happened more than a decade ago. why did you not report it back then? and why did you wait so long? we'll hear more from the defense on wednesday, but clearly very strong testimony in this courtroom on tuesday. gabriel is on the following that trial a for us or can gabriel? thank you. the coven 19 pandemic is of a shadow ng, the 8th africa china. summit incentive goals, capital docket, african leaders are calling for more equitable relationships and trade and access to vaccines. nicholas helped reports now from deca. a class students at the car's top business. do not want to miss it for a 2nd year undergraduate. been to so
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a career in biotech and the pharmaceutical industry starts with mastering mandarin in china culture above kadijah. we all want to go there because we all know that china have medical research and health facilities way, way higher than most. there may be, i can fulfill my dream and even become a doctor and help heal people at a car's africa. china conference president teaching ping announced 1000000000 doses of cove in 1900 vaccines. and the opening of 10 medical research and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities on the continent, only 6 percent of africans are vaccinated. not only are rich western nations failing to deliver on their promise to give out vaccines. they're also ordering them closing off borders to certain african nations because of the new variant. meanwhile, china's stepping in, offering more vaccines, facilitating the access to visas for africans wanting to travel to china, using the fight against covey. 19 to assert itself. as a reliable superpower,
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african nations can count on in times of need. less than 2 weeks ago, us secretary of state antony blinking toward africa and in the car warned, against china's influence. chinese loans come at a high interest rate pushing some countries into unsustainable that. it was addressed by synagogue president and host of the conference who called for a more equitable partnership. we want greater access to the chinese market to the, to allow african manufacturing goods sold on digital platforms. in china, it's a win win situation. we're together. we are 2700000000 people, a massive untapped market. figuring out china's intention is something students are now learning early on for so it doesn't end with language, but starts with a better understanding of the opportunities and challenges ahead. nicholas hawk al jazeera de carr, josephine baker, the american born dancer, singer,
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actress and rights activist who made her home in france has been officially admitted to the friendship pantheon, was in the em. she is revered in france for many reasons, not least, her work for the resistance against the nazis in world war 2. and a special ceremony in paris present him, a crowd called her some one who fought for the liberty of all. that in barbara has more a hugely symbolic moment. josephine baker becomes the 1st black woman and only the switch the woman ever to be admitted to the palm tale in paris. take you to law. the french president paid tribute to a woman who defied huge challenges to the fin, the girl min manner, da da combo josephine baker fought so many battles with freedom, lightness, and laughter, leisure, dazzlingly, beautiful and clear sighted in a senshi full of distractions she made wiped choice at every step, then cynthia,
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always separate light from darkness. and yet nothing was preordained. josephine baker was born in missouri in 19 o 6, but by the age of 14, she was in new york, dancing in all black musicals. in 1925, the big move to paris, where she'd star at the shawn's elisa theatre. she said made headlines for her risque routines appearing topless, and also wearing a banana belt in the dull salvage. something that attracted criticism from anti colonial activists in france at the time, the holy cow, connecticut josephine baker would represent all the fantasies of that era. it was a very colonialist attitude towards her, a very condescending view, but not as racist is what she'd known in the united states. and that's why she tolerated his attitude and played with it was because, you know, she was part of the whole generation of people who moved to france. they were black, but they were also american. so they were in a higher position than the africans or the west indians,
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who also lived by the thousands in france. baker went on to her europe and appear in movies. but world war 2 changed everything. now, a french citizen baker worked for the resistance using her performance as a cover to spy on the nazis and even italian dictator, mussolini, she'd eventually become a left tenant in a female group of pilots, under general de gaulle. she remained loyal to the goal even during the upheaval of the 1968 protests. after the war, baker got involved in anti racist politics. she was the only woman to speak at the 1963 march on washington d. c. where martin luther king delivered his i have a dream speech more, but she was also devoted to her family, adopting 12 children and living at a chateau in southwest france. she died in 1975 days after a final show in paris, celebrating her half century on the stage. at the request of her family to have been baker's body will remain in monica where she was buried. brisco for it
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contained soil from 3 places close to her heart. the us, monaco, and france. the dean baba al jazeera. this time, next year, cat had will be hosting the world cup the 1st time the footballs biggest event will take place in an arab nation. and in preparation and staging, a major test that tournament, the fee for arab cup featuring $16.00 arab international teas, hosts cat one, their opening match against neighbors, bahrain. ah, no reminder of the top stories on al jazeera, global stock markets tumbled on tuesday when the had a pharmaceutical company. madura nash cast the doubt and the effectiveness of vaccines and fighting the new on the constrain of coven 19. but pfizer says it's confident in its job, and oxford university says there is no evidence that vaccines will not work on the
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variant health experts are urging booster shots. although these mutations suggest a diminution of pre.

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