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o i dwelled health organization advises unvaccinated and vulnerable people against traveling to cobra. 19 hotspots, as more countries report cases of the on, the kron various you findings show it existed in europe, days. the for south africa founded the along ah, a lot hasn't think of this is just a live from the house are coming up. you get into a democratic republic of congo, carry out joint attacks against the congolese rebel. nato warns russia will have
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a high price to pay if there's any aggression against ukraine following the recent truth build up. hello, we begin with the latest on the covert, 19 pandemic, and the spread of the new on the crown variance. the world health organization is urging unvaccinated and vulnerable people to delay their travel to possible hotspots. it says blanket travel restrictions, one, curb. the spread of the variance. canada is expanding a ban on travelers from african nations to include egypt, nigeria and malawi. travelers from other countries now require a mandatory cove in 1900 chest. and brazil has become the 1st latin american country to report on the con cases. it's one of the worst cove in 19 affected countries with more than 600000 deaths. let's talk now with that. julio ponce, he is a ponce, he is an epidemiologist, and he joins us via skype now,
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from sao paolo. so given how, how bad things were in brazil when the, when the a panoramic 1st for spread there more than a year ago. how well equipped is the country now to handle this new variant? and thank you for having me on the show. brazil has gone through several waves of co infection including waste and devastated entire cities like the capital of amazon. and now we also had situations where a variant that was 1st described in brazil, the gamma variance took over the original strain of the virus, brazil. as of now is one of the countries that is speeding up vaccinations is being faster than we 1st believed to be to be capable of doing. and we are now at around 76 percent of the population in our leader with 2 doses. but we also have
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a lot of regional differences. so states in the southeast are closer to 80 percent . well, some states in the north are closer to 30 percent of people with the 2 doses of the vaccine. and the reports say that the, the 2 people who tested positive further on a chron variant have up to now displayed a mild symptoms. i know it's only 2 people, but what do you take from that? that is correct. they arrived in brazil on the 23rd. they were supposed to leave the country on the 25th, and that's when the virus was detected and sent for. genomic sequencing. reports from other countries have also shown that the article variant, especially people who have been vaccinated presents with milder symptoms. but there is also concern that it might be more transmissible. and that could be an issue in countries where there is an uptick of cases such as the netherlands or south africa, even that are seeing higher number of infections and consequently higher number of
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deaths, especially in those who haven't taken a single dose or who are only partially vaccinated and how do you, how do you see that you know, because because the current president has been, has shown kind of a cavalier attitude about cov, 19 in the past. i what's your estimation of how the, the brazilian government will deal with this now? so far we have been very slow and we haven't taken the right measures to curb to spread the fires. so we have stopped flights from 6 african countries, but we haven't stopped from any of the european countries where are higher numbers of the current very, and have already been detected. the country still doesn't ask visitors to present a vaccination card. so of course we are getting an influx of vaccinated tourists and that could be a problem,
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especially now that the end of the year parties are arriving the holidays. and there is some concern that come of all which usually happens around february, and march might be a hotspot for an vaccinated tourist coming into the country with no no type of selection at the borders for vaccination status. and that could represent an uptick in cases at that moment. good to talk you. judy ponce, joining staff from south paula figure are now on the kron cases of so far, been reported in the us. but health officials there are urging people to get boost of vaccines to protect against the mutation allen fisher. as more from washington the last couple of hours. brazil has confirmed that it now has cases of armor cronan. this might be a new variant, but the advice from the public health officials here in the united states is the same old thing that we're been hearing for more than a year. we're
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a mask particularly, and doors keep your distance, wash your hands if you've been vaccinated, that's great. get the booster if you haven't, then get the vaccination as soon as possible. that is a concern that it will be here very soon. you remember in the early days of cobra, there was just one reported case in seattle. people thought, well it won't come here and it came and came quite significantly in the weeks following that. there is, of course, a travel band for south africa and 7 other countries in the southern part of the continent. but the world health organization has said as not gonna help, you're not going to be able to stop it spreading that way and simply won't be able to block it from coming to your country. so they're asking for countries to review those travel bands and saying that anything that they do should be based on evidence. and also after a risk assessment, some of the united states may come under pressure to start lifting the bond on southern africa sooner rather than later. dr. anthony folky says it could be
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between 2 and 4 weeks before they get a full idea of just how different this omicron very it is. and whether or not the vaccines will work that of course, or bang is right up close to the christmas holiday here in the united states, which means thousands and thousands of people will be traveling by plane, by train and meeting in big family gatherings. that is a big concern for public health officials who still don't know the extent of this valiant. a scotland and the netherlands have confirmed the on the convent was in europe before south africa alerted the wild horse health organization last week. the dutch health authorities say they detected the grant in 2 samples from november 19th. scotlands 1st minister also says 9 cases reported. there are linked to a single event. on november 20th south africa alerted the w h o last week leading to countries banning travelers from southern africa. germany's incoming chancellor
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says, mandatory vaccines are necessary to contain a force wave on a shoulder once parliament to vote on the matter. before the end of the year. dominic cane has more from berlin. the seriousness of the cove, its 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 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 chancellor, all of shots wants to see what's called in germany and inflate
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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. are you going to is deploying troops across the border into the democratic republic of congo as a battles, an arm group that's off the air strikes against the allied democratic force is part of a joint operation with the congolese army. the group is based in eastern congo and its place, the legions to i so began to blame it for 3 bama tax income paula. earlier this month, malcolm webb has this update from nairobi. you gone to an army person announced to the military operation, began with strikes and artillery fire while you got them,
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forces directed against the bases of the allied democratic forces in eastern congress since then, the congolese army spoke. person has told us that ground troops, ugandan infantry, have crossed on foot into east and congo. now you got this government blame the adf for 3 suicide bombings that took place in uganda capital 2 weeks ago. the adf originate from uganda and the 1990 ugandan army, pushed them into eastern congo where ever since they had substantial business interest in cocoa timber 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 massacres against 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 could a state of siege 6 months ago, supposedly to stabilize north tv province and to re province. but there's been
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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 been calling for another kind of solution. and uganda and military entering 8th and congo is what they hope will bring an end to this conflict. but certainly others are very skeptical about the following. you've gotten the invasion of congo in $996.00 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 call us. and the taliban has concluded 2 days of meetings here in kata where they discussed the humanitarian crisis in afghanistan. the taliban has asked the u. s. to unfreeze assets and remove sanctions, the u. s. is calling on the taliban to ensure the rights of afghans and to form an
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inclusive government. the un says more than half of all afghans are suffering from acute food shortages. this winter of the us secretary states has any russian aggression in ukraine will trigger what he calls serious consequences. anthony lincoln is meeting nato foreign ministers to discuss the build up of russian troops on ukraine's border. but it's smith's reports from moscow. later, foreign ministers say there 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 brushes, 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 are fits into that playbook home, i dont know. ukrainian force is
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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, lisa majority 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 world community will prevail. russia says nato has deployed a significant amount of military hardware near its borders. in june, joe biden,
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and by the mer putin held their 1st summit, it came just a couple of months after a russian troop 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 biden 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 still ahead on 0. the 1st black woman inducted into the pantheon. what frances granted an artist and civil rights activists, its highest honor, and the fee for our camp is under way in contact with another 2 stadiums for next year's woke up open. ah, ah,
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look forward to burritos guys. with sponsored by cut on airways and away we go with your weather story for asia. hello, everyone. good to see you. we've got this intensive find disturbing. cindy arabian see it's pushing rain into my harass drive right into good rat. and in the days the con googe rats will be under an amber weather alert, could see about a $100.00 to $200.00 millimeters of rain. and it may leak in some rain into new delhi as we get toward thursday, off to the southeast of asia. look at their sexual take, you're just east of the philippines. we've got this tropical storm flicking to steer toward the north. so not impact land anywhere. also this area of low pressure spinning just so that south of march or the west of java throwing around some rain here and place where he has seen a lot of brain is now starting to dry off. that's for the vietnam. still a few showers though, along that east coast, but nothing like we've seen over the past few days for the southeast of china central eastern portions. temperature is pretty well where it should be and settled
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ah ah, hello again, you're watching, i just did a reminder of our top stories. this our world health organization is urging unvaccinated and vulnerable people to delay their travel so possible hotspots become the 1st latin american country to report on the cross cases. uganda is deploying troops into democratic republic of congo as it baffles an arm group off the air strikes against the allied democratic forces, part of a joint operation of the congolese army us. 60 or state has warned russia that any aggression in ukraine will trigger what he called serious consequences. at lincoln is attending a meeting of the lake,
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a foreign ministers to discuss. russia's build up of troops on ukraine's order. a suit and a security forces have used to gas against pro democracy protested rally in the capital. thousands came out to reject a deal between the military and the prime minister, which so on de la handbook reinstated to his position last week. his morgan reports from court to starting from the hearts off to dance capital cartoon. protestors gather once again. this come to demonstrate against last month's military takeover, which saw the 2 year transitional power sharing government dissolved the chance at various logan's, but the demand was the same. they don't want the military to remain insur, dance politics in on what we hear and certain 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 secures yet the borders and not get and governance,
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nor military will rule this country. this country is the country of the people. the government is for 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 saddam's. prime minister are the lamb dog for signing a deal with the army on november 21st. the deal saw him released from house arrest and reinstated to his position. it also included the release of all political prisoners, arrested by the military. and on the day of the protest, the last of those known to be arrested were set free. some who were released earlier joined to use this protest accommodate the idea that we were treated with professionalism while we were detained, but detention is detention and a violation of rives. we got news of what's happening outside and that people have been continuing to protest. seeing people out on the streets as ease the pine, we've been failing, even though we have lost some idea for johan. other states also witnessed stimulus demonstrations. police use dear guys and stung grenades to disperse crowds in front
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of the presidential palace. several people were injured, and according to my dex, some hospitals that provided medical care were rated with protesters who were seeking treatment, arrested. prime minister ham doke has that professor 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've been met with protested, they will continue to boys their demand for a complete civilian government to insure for them into the 4th continues for many here and around the country. the reason for continuing to protest is the main slogan, very p. i, 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 again. he but morgan august, there are harpoon hundreds of people in the libyan capital, protested upcoming presidential elections. they calling for them to be postponed
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until a constitutional referendum takes place. first round of voting is set for december 24th, but the legislative councils are yet to agree on a constitutional framework to hold the election. the united states has officially removed the former colombian rebel group, far from its list of terrorist organizations. the decision will allow us agencies to operate in parts of columbia, where form of fighters live and work. fox signed a ceasefire deal with the colombian government in 2016. but the u. s. will designate to breakaway groups as terrorist organizations. one of the lane maxwell's accuses has 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 convicted sex offender jeffrey epstein. gabriel is on the has been following the trial from manhattan federal courts in new york. this was the 1st time or now on day 2 of this trial. peculiar maxwell has come face to face with whenever accusers,
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the accuser is going by the pseudonym jane. she's being referred to in court. she says that she was 1st approached by d 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 alternately, it was the start of years of sexual abuse at the hands of jeffrey epstein. and at some point, jane testified even gillian maxwell, prosecutors in a very dramatic moment in the court room asked jane if it was so bad. at any point, 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 briefly in tears explaining her fear and anxiety of being called by jeffrey
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epstein to come over to her one of his homes for what she knew would turn into 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 going maxwell, it's on trial. so the key part of this testimony is, did glaze 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 some of the sexual abuse on multiple occasions. now the defense did briefly offer some cross examination before they adjourned for the night,
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and the defense is basically starting delay. 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. a french american artist josephine baker has become the 1st black woman to enter frances pansy and mos liam, and especially in special ceremony in paris. president micron called her someone who fought for the liberty of all the me. bob has more a hugely symbolic moment. josephine baker become the 1st black woman and only the sick woman ever to be admitted to the pump tale in paris. the french president paid tribute to a woman who defied huge challenges. if in big min manner dawned, the combat josephine baker fought so many battles with freedom, lightness,
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and laughter, lish, dazzlingly beautiful and clear sighted, and essentially full of distractions. she made the white choice at every stage. she could always separate light from darkness and yet nothing was pre ordained josephine baker was born in missouri in 19 o 6. but by the age of 14, she was in new york, dancing in old black musicals. in 1925, the pig moved to paris, where she'd star at the shawn's eliza theatre. she seen 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. like our val, 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 known in the united states. and that's why she tolerated his attitude and played with a, with a casual. she was part of the whole generation of people who moved to france.
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they were black, but they were also american. so they were in a higher position than the africans or the west indians, who also lived by the thousands in france. baker went on to tour 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. but she was also devoted to her family, adopting 12 children and living at a shadow in southwest france. she died in 1975 days after a final show in paris,
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celebrating her half century on the stage. at the request of her family, josephine baker's body will remain in monica where she was buried. this coffin contained soil from 3 places close to her heart. the us monaco and france. nadine baba al jazeera ah alice time, next year kata will be hosting the 3 foot walk up and in preparation. the gulf nation is hosting the fif arab comp as a way to test the infrastructure that will be used in 2022. a quarter kicked off that came with a campaign with a one year win over bahrain in a newly built stadium that was being played in for the 1st time. and he richardson was there for us. the just under a year's time capital l date stadium will host the opening match of the 2022 world cup. a game that will also see the home team on footballs biggest stage for the 1st
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time. the official opening of the stadium came on day one of the arab cup, but many friends were already counting down to the big kickoff next november. how may i may tide it today cause i didn't think we got our she, you know, 1020 to the whole countries excited. you can see everyone's coming. we're all ready to celebrate. i've seen more that is today than any of our events before, which is encouraging a lot. we expect to see a lot next year. it's very proud of all of the categories their families and their parents, and everyone. dental is proud about being hosting on campus kessler
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was taking on verena in the opening group game in this tournament to the end of the opening ceremony. the 1st off was somewhat lacking in spectacle elmo is ali with the top score at the asian when castle became continental champions 2 years ago. and he went close midway through the 2nd half. but it was absolutely these had him. he claimed the honor of scoring the 1st goal at the stadium will need to control the school and the hosts go top of that group which also includes oh man and the right. as this tournament unfolds over the coming days, it will play a key role. but organize is getting ready to the middle east. biggest ever sporting event next year. and for the castle national team, it's like it used to playing in front of expects and home crowds. they'll be hoping to convince both the fans and themselves that they really are ready to take on the
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world and richard to an al serra it cuts off elevate stadium. ah. all right, let's get a round up of the top stories on. i just see the world health organization is urging unvaccinated and vulnerable people to delay that travel to hotspots. brazil has become the 1st latin american country to report on a kron cases more than 20 countries of now. before 2 cases of the new variance, none have so far been detected in the us alan fish as more from washington. this might be a new variant, but the advice from the public health officials here in the united states is the same old thing that we've been hearing for more than a year.

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