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a diplomatic because of the winter olympics in beijing. malaysian co op holes, former prime minister, nat geo. bron fax guilty verdicts in a corruption case and ushering in a new era all of shows is set to become jeremy's next chancellor, bringing the current down on anglo americans 16 year. right. ah, the u. s. has warn russia of consequences if it invades ukraine. the, to our virtual call between joe biden and vladimir putin ended with no break through the talks follow a massive russian troop build up at the border. that has western nations worried that moscow will invade its neighbor. i white house correspondent, kimberly hawk. it has the story with a massive build up of russian troops, new ukraine, shared border, and
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u. s. intelligence indicating an invasion of ukraine could happen early next year. u. s. president biden met virtually with russian president vladimir poo. good to see you again. the pair spoke for 2 hours potent denies russia intends to invade ukraine, calling it fear monitoring. but the u. s. president made clear today that if russia did tough economic sanctions would follow. i will look in the eye and tell you as president biden looked, president putin in the eye and told him today that things we did not do in 2014. we are prepared to do now. that reference is to the russian annexation of crimea from ukraine. that prompted us sanctions biden also told putin the u. s. was prepared to assessors militarily. we would provide additional defensive material to the ukrainians above and beyond that, which we are already providing. and we would fortify our nato allies on the eastern flank for its part. russia is seeking assurances from the west that ukraine will
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not become a member of the north atlantic treaty organization, something the ukrainians have pursued for years. the u. s. national security advisor reiterated ukraine can associate with whoever it wants. when analyst believes joining nato is unrealistic, it ought to be clear to them that we're not coming to the rescue. so you get to have to live in nest, russia without a u. s. security guarantee. there were also questions about the controversial nord stream to pipeline which runs from germany to russia and whether it could be used as leverage and discussions over ukraine. the white house says it will pressure the german government to stop it. if russia invades the biden administration, will continue to work with it's european partners, promising a coordinated response. should russia ignore their warnings? president biden. we'll also speak with ukraine's president lensky on thursday.
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kimberly, he'll get al jazeera, the white house will, but burn is the president of the global situation room consultancy, and a former us diplomats, he says, bought and needs to be tougher with pearson to get russian troops off ukraine's border. a lot of what we heard from james sullivan as well as from the read out. this is all stuff we have tried before and without much success. so i don't see a new recipe. and quite frankly, i'm concerned that we're really playing on putin's terms here. i mean this question of whether or not he will choose to invade, let's not forget, he's got troops already in eastern ukraine lu hans could in that end crimea, we're not talking about getting those troops out. quite frankly. why didn't needs to show that he is not going to give ground to putin on this one, and that he can hold the western alliance together. and obviously,
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after the unilateral withdrawal from afghanistan, there's a lot of concern cross the nato alliance in america's reliability in its strength and so by didn't really has to perform on this. one will see this 1st discussion with prudent on the question of invasions did not resulted in any concrete result and now gets kicked down to the foreign minister. then we'll see what they can come back with. one of the ways in which we historically have been effective is when we can promote transparency, when we can promote good governance initiatives, when we can shine a bright light and some of those dark corridors in moscow in the kremlin. and we've already seen with the efforts of alexi, nevada, and the, the opposition leader. how effective that can be with the russian people. australia is the latest country to announce a diplomatic boy court of the winter olympics in beijing joining the united states . athletes will be able to attend the games. there will be no official
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representation. prime minister's thought morrison's as china has not yet made any attempt to respond to several issues raised by australia, including alleged human rights thesis. holloway stand up for strategies interested in what a strains believe is. right. and we are living in an uncertain time. and the world in our part of the, in the, in that the civic is, is uncertain. and that requires latest to be strong and stand up for a strategy and stand up for the things that we believe in and not take a step back. and so i won't be taking a step back here until woodward is a sports marketing consultant. he was there, p r manager of sydney, australia is 992 and empty bed. he says, all the u. s. allies are likely to follow washington's lead or not much race to be quite honest. it actually just sent a signal through diplomatic circles to the chinese government that, hey, we're not happy in australian sport and politics folklore as
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a phrase that sport and politics don't mix astray lands. hayden, when sport and politics come together and sport is used for politics, but this will largely be seen is just something that politicians and bureaucrats do . and as long as they're athletes, good to go there, the public of australia will be comfortable with that. and so look at a going in the same direction as i understand it. and look, this is something that will spread around the rest of the world. there are multinational alliances. and yeah, they will come into the 4. but what i don't think anyone wants to see happen is a, a boycott building picks from an athletic point of view. think of how the world came together for the tokyo olympics earlier this year and the joy of that, that bought many, many people. certainly there are major human rights issues in china to address, but on the whole, you know, let's keep the sport politics separate here. and let's not forget that sport has acted before to bring about change in various countries. we did have the protests,
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the apartheid protest with the commonwealth nations banning south africa from split back in the sixties and seventies, most particularly cricket and rugby. and that had some effect in bringing about training in south africa. have tried to be for that, but certainly it is sending a very strong signal to basing malaysia's appeal court has upheld former prime minister nyja bra zach's guilty verdict in a corruption case. now, jim pleaded not guilty to dozens of challenges over his involvement in a multi $1000000000.00 state font. he was voted out of office in 2018, following the corruption allegations, a sent to florence louis his life for us in put the jaya in malaysia, florence. what does this mean now for nudging project? while his lawyers have said they will be filing an appeal to the federal court, that's the highest court in the land and pending that appeal process. his lawyers have also asked for an been granted
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a stay on the sentence. that means no jabrisa will not have to go to prison, he will not have to pay his fine immediately while the appeals process is being dealt with. and this is something that can take years. now in practical terms, it also means that he will be free and out on bail just as he is now. he is very likely to stand in the next general election, which has to be held by mid 2023. he gets to retain his seat as a member of parliament and he was even recently helping his party campaign in a local state election. and how is this case being viewed dileskimo way? well, there are really 2 camps. i mean, there are many people who believe that no job is guilty. if you remember, it was the anger of a corruption allegations surrounding one m. d b, the state investment fund that caused not chips. party, the united malays national organization and its allies to lose a general election in 2018. and that was
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a historic defeat. it was the 1st time the coalition known as bars on national, had lost a general election and was no longer in power. this was the 1st time since malaysia, again, independence in 1957. and the court of appeals decision on wednesday will be event, vindication for many anti corruption activists and opposition. politicians who've said that no job was corrupt when he was prime minister and also finance minister of this country. but equally nacia does have many supporters, especially amongst the grassroots. he has successfully rehabilitated his image through a very savvy use of social media. he portrays himself as a champion of the people, as opposed to the privately educated, wealthy elite that he is. we spoke to some of his supporters, dozens of whom were here earlier on wednesday. and they said they were disappointed by the court's decision. but they also said they remain hopeful because he has one channel of appeal left to him. okay, many thanks for that, florence louis there for us in put the jaya still ahead on our desert.
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3 decades, all to a was looted, one of the world's oldest surviving works of literature goes on display in iraq. a prime minister iran con, returns to the pitch with pakistan's biggest sports program, aimed at the country's youth. ah, ah, look forward to brighter skies. the weather sponsored my cattle, it weighs head away. we go, is your weather update for the middle east? normally we say it's quiet, but that's not the case now. hello everyone. good to see you got this storm system slamming in to the levant. it's going to play a lebanon and palestine. we'll talk more about that coming up. but elsewhere of fine and dry conditions can be found. same goes for pakistan, both for the south and the north. are karachi coming in at a high of 30 degrees located now to that active weather in turkey, really,
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through the eastern med, as it slams into lebanon and palestine, lebanon, it's going to be blasted with wind gusts, on wednesday, up to 70 kilometers per hour. we could power up some thunderstorms on thursday friday. your temperature at 19, which is where it should be. temperature is above average for central africa, pretty close to record breaking a job at $39.00 bungie $35.00. your december record temperature is 36 degrees. so pretty close, so see if we can now job pin the days to come. got some wet, 10, stormy weather. it's where the northeast of south africa, this se, botswana, pretty much the zone stretches from bill a whale rate to a johannesburg. so we show you the 3 day forecast for bill, a whale, the risk of some sundry downpours over the next few days and breezy conditions as well, but your temperature at 31 degrees that's above average. okay, that's your weather update. i'll catch up with you soon. hulu, with sponsored by katara, always in the debate, 90 percent of the world's refugees have come from
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president joe bought it, and vladimir putin held a to our virtual cool that ended with no breakthrough. the kremlin says the 2 leaders would keep engaging on practical and sensitive australia is the latest country to announce its officials will not attend the winter olympics and beijing joining the u. s. crime in the scott morrison says, china has responded to several issues raised by restraint. including alleged human rights abuses. malaysia's appeal court has upheld former prime minister nat geo products guilty verdict and a corruption case pleaded not guilty to dozens of charges over his involvement in a multi $1000000000.00 state. 3 political policies in germany have signed a coalition agreement paving the way for the formation of a new government need is off the social democratic party, the green policy, and the free democrats attended assigning ceremony in berlin. the coalition marks an end of the conservative government at by chancellor angler,
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michael will center left social democrat, all of sholtes will replace her in the coming hours. we take a look at who the new leader of europe's largest economy is. that facet reports from shoals is home town hamburg a special discount from all of shells here caught a little joke from barbara batch it. i'll gun to celebrate. the new chancello happened to be an old friend. they met when both are working for the s p day, the social democratic party in hamburg, and toys too long for me does all of us attack? it's a special day because my god comrade, my very sensitive comrade. they've been in a powerful position as chancellor and i will keep my fingers crossed on then the wounded. this isn't really the dog. i can't even explain how special to stay for me . but i didn't need to clear and 63 year old charles, who was raised by social democratic parents, joined the s b day at the age of 17. after working as a labor law attorney,
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he was elected mayor and hamburg in 2011, leading germany's 2nd largest city short showed himself as a pragmatic and at times tough mere game on the fire when rioting broke out during the 2017 g. 20 summit in the city. it's him, hamburg schultz was fat. so that's a politician and a leader. now we have to show, not only can you the germany, but also guide you through a difficult time tackling the cobra. 1900 damage and security threats at its border shoals will lead to 3 parties, government with the greens and the liberal f a, b, and novelty in germany. the coalition as now to the bishop, 177 page deal that should modernize germany by speeding up the energy transition and improve welfare provision. but it's the that the 4th wave of the cove had been damaged. that will meet all his attention 1st, we need to be able to make the decisions past. and that also means he has to lead
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the coalition and not go into endless debates and compromises with half of his cabinet posts given to women. shoals wants to show you serious about change. his foreign minister and elaine book of the greens has announced tougher stands on russia and china. but some wonder if shoals has what it takes to lead internationally. i think his lack, of course, much is a weakness. now his, his advisors keep telling us that this is going to be a strong chancellor, that can bring people together and that behind the scenes he is the person that can do that. but certainly he hasn't shown that he can convey and can bring people behind him. germany will find out soon enough because the country takes over the g 7 presidency in january. an important moment for shoals to convince those who still have doubts, batch at oregon has none. i mention that he listens,
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takes it in and does not forget. he will think about it before he makes a decision that is all of and he should just stay all and then he can do anything above all, i'll give hopes a new chancellor. won't forget his old friends and will still visit him for some good advice. steadfast and al jazeera, amber, saudi arabia has called for the french police to immediately release a saudi national arrested in paris. the man was detained after he was suspected of being linked to the killing of jamal could show g shoji a subtlety journalist was murdered in 2018 at the south consulate in. if double saudi officials say this most recent arrest is a case of mistaken identity. the philippine journalists, maria rossa, has begun her journey to no way to possibly accept her nobel peace prize. she had to seek special permission to travel too slow for friday ceremony. due to several
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pending court cases against her include an appeal against a 6 year prison sentence for the label. challenges brought by president rodriguez, just had a had ministration, rasa was awarded the nobel peace prize for her efforts to safeco and freedom of expression. there's a part of me that is happy. yes, but also angry and hoping for better a better place for the plane of a journalist to land. right. what's, what's happened in hong kong? i think this is just an indication of how hard it is to be a journal today. but how important it is? the a journalist, south korea leader says new coven, 19 cases in the country have exceeded 7000 for the 1st time. prime minister kim lou qm is concerned about the increasing number of patients who are critically oh,
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he was the threat of a new on the chrome variance is becoming a parents last week the government announced stricter social distancing measures to contain the outbreak. well, doctor alice, tom specializes in disease prevention at ms met. he's women's hospital shows a former associate professor at the samsung medical center. she says, cases started climbing again of the south. korea east measures in november listed many restrictions, including allowing visitations to long term care facilities, such as convalescent hospitals and nursing homes. unfortunately, we did not take into account the amount of waning of community that had occurred, especially in people older than 60 years old. and so with measures lifted, there was an increase in community transmission which we expected. but unfortunately, there was also a huge spike in break infections,
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especially in people age 60 and above. and that's what caused a huge increase in the number of hospital admissions. and unfortunately, in november, i saw the largest number of public related deaths in south korea since the onset of the pandemic. i think it's too early to say what the true virulence of the on variance is throughout the whole spectrum of disease. although we do suspect that it is much more transmissible than the tell to variant. and even in korea, we are seeing cases of breakthrough infection. our 1st 2 cases had been fully vaccinated with the maternal vaccine. and then they had got the chronic infection while traveling in africa. and so the army, cranberry, and is, is in the community already in korea. and my biggest concern is that if we see
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huge increases in cases that inevitably always leads to increase in hospitalizations, even if the disease is last severe. the search for missing people in indonesia is east java continues following saturday. the volcanic eruption president joker with dodo is promising to increase evacuation efforts. at least $34.00 people have died after months to marry it. prompted next year. brian has a story. this muddy wasteland of broken homes and ash covered crops lies in the shadow of indonesia mounts the mirror volcanoes. it sounded to life on saturday, shooting clouds of ash into the sky, swallowing homes and blanketing and tie of villages, and grey survivors say there was no warning and that many people were killed. and when i get so after the auction, my house was damaged to the ceiling, destroyed. i opened the door, it was so hot. so i closed the door,
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went into the house. but then i decided to feed many and now sheltering and evacuation centers where they given hot meals and a temporary roof over they have. but indonesia, president says, a more long term plan is necessary, junko with dodo visited the disaster zone. on tuesday, his government will now look into moving homes away from the volcano because of the threat of more options that up monday. we hope that once everything has subsided, that everything can start fixing infrastructure or even relocating those from places we predict or too dangerous to return to just now i received a report saying that around 2000 families need to be relocated immediately. balsam marrow is the tallest mountain on the island of java, and one of nearly $130.00 active volcanoes in indonesia. people are being told not to travel within 5 kilometers of the crater, because the air nearby is highly polluted. evacuees complain about coughs brought
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home by the dust and smoke, while many in hospital is suffering from burns from the searing hot lava i have the lauren 8th is when i came down for my truck, i stepped in the lava. i ran and climbed onto the roof of someone's house. the volcanic ash and smoke was choking. i felt like i couldn't breathe for 10 or 15 minutes. i don't know, but thank god i was given a chance to live. others weren't so lucky. the body of a 13 year old boy was retrieved on monday. the rescue as a battling dangerous conditions. rain has turned debris into thick mud, and the lava is hardening. for now once bustling villages remain empty and silent. people say they're too scared to go home and case the volcano rolls to life once more elixir, bryan al jazeera, hawaiian islands remain on alert for catastrophic flooding. landslides and strong
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winds from an intense storm. roads are flooded and paralyzed. have been brought down in some areas, storm 1st hit on monday and is expected to linger for another 2 days. chile has improved a landmark law allowing same sex marriage and gay couples to adopt children. large crown celebrates and after the legislation was approved by parliament. the country has permitted civil union since 2015, but the legalization of same sex marriage stalled after former president michelle bachelorette 1st suggested it more than a decade ago. the conservative success of sebastian, panera also supported it of his as he is one of the wells oldest surviving works of literature has been returned to iraq. small clay artifact known as the gilgamesh dream tablet was stolen during the fast. well, wall i'm and mall has a story. it's known as the good guy amish dream tablets. an artifact made of clay
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with an engraved fragment of the epic of gilgamesh, one of the world's oldest, no religious texts. it was stolen from an iraqi museum in 1991 and sent to the united states. now it's back along with the world's attention. in a rare ceremony, u. s embassy officials in baghdad handled the precious read it to iraq. your fault . lo gilgamesh tablet is a clay tablet dating back more than 3500 years ago. it has so marian engravings on it, while our embassy in washington received it from the holy bible museum. the text on this tablet is 1000 years older than homer's poems and tells the story of a legendary hero named gilgamesh who is said to have ruled mesopotamia some 2000 years before the christian era. he was elevated in subsequent sumerian mythology as a god. in 1991 during the 1st gulf war, 9 of iraq's regional museums were looted up to 4000 items were stolen or
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destroyed, including some not were thousands of years old, like the gamut tablet. it was bought by a us based christian arts and crafts retailer in 2014 for display in his museum of biblical artifacts. it was later seized by the u. s. department of justice. according to the u. s. cultural agency unit sco. it entered the u. s. in 2007. graco authorities say they're happy to have it back. now. i've been lo, this template is laden with deep symbolism and 2 respects its own intrinsic value and then, and what it means to retrieve it with all the efforts that have been deployed by the government in this regard. it's a message to all lawyers who smuggled are artifacts and auctioned them. they should know that will end up retrieving what they had stolen. the rockies may appreciate the u. s. initiative to help return their last artifacts. but they also say america's invasion of iraq in 19912003,
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led to the biggest disasters for them. nations ancient headed to an estimated $15000.00 artifacts were looted from the baghdad museum and smuggled out of the country. iraqis save the u. s. bears full responsibility for what happened and needs to do more to help them retrieve what they lost ramadan or da 0. the former pakistan cricket captain, and now prime minister emron con, has launched the country's largest ever sports. dr. amos encourage young people to compete in one of 12 sports at the highest level. victoria gateway reports pakistan is known for its love of cricket. but these students in the capital islamabad, aunt heading to a match. instead, they're making their way to jenny stadium to watch one of pakistan's most famous former cricketers launch $22000000.00 sports initiative aimed at young people.
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prime minister imran con hopes it will inspire the next generation of sport stars. augustine, in pakistan as a country with 70 percent of the people are below the age of 31, we're aiming for pakistan to participate in all international sports was talent hunt will help us find the very best people. the 1st phase of the project is a series of competitions to be held across pakistan. there'll be open to girls and boys who compete in one of 12 sports, including football, hockey squash, and skiing. b r. a football game. i go to new jersey for him. it is virtually paying him because he didn't give an upgrade opportunity. possibly any one age 11 to 25 can compete. it's estimated around 1000000 young people will take part in the selection process. students like for zanna, are excited about the initiative of our diploma. i do karate and there aren't many
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opportunities available. gern to international events or the olympics is only a dream, but i am confident this sports drive will create opportunities for us. the prime minister acknowledges that pakistan musty more to develop its sports facilities and programs for this initiative to succeed. he says, new zealand, a country of 5000000 people has more school grounds than pakistan. a country of 220000000. but he says, the government is committed to funding the sports facilities and training talent needed to help students like these reach their potential victoria gait and be al jazeera. ah, this is our desire. these, you told stories. the u. s. has warned russia have tough economic measures if at invades ukraine. president joe biden and vladimir putin held a 2 hour virtual call that ended with no breakthrough. or the kremlin says the 2
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leaders would keep engaging on practical and sensitive matters.

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