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ah, i got your what you out there a reminder. well, top stories is and countries have started celebrating the new year in muted fashion g. the code was 19 at the fireworks were cancelled, and using it ended, a light show was put on instead to welcome. in 2022. at almost 5 and a half 1000000 people have been killed since pandemic begun. 2 years ago. you k prime minister bros johnson is called on those celebrating new year to get tested for current of ours is on the con, spreads across the country. judge people to be cautious and sensible. tonight, south africa says it will ease restrictions off to code. 19 infections dropped by almost 30 percent last week. government believes it's past the peak of the home
icon variant in india daily infections have more than doubled in the past week. experts claim the countries entering a 3rd wave of new metal has more in the situation from the situation here is quite alarming. the government says we are in the initial phases off. it's hard way, but in this that it is better prepared. in fact, new jelly where we are and we're actually outside in just largest cove. 19 facility, the government said it can handle up 200000 new cases a day and 300000 test daily. at this point, because of how far the infections are rising, most of the country is under some form of restriction jelly has been put on yellow, a lots of schools in cinemas and jim's shot restrictions are there on restaurants and public transport one by which is in just financial capital has also seen in 3rd, and the government there has put
a cap on gathering vaccination though. we'll also get a big boost because starting monday children about 50, we'll start getting jobs. and many people will also be legible for boosters, which will start later in january. at the same time. they are wearing signs that people are not necessarily following corporate protocol. for example, the images of market that are crowded, where people are not social distances, nor are they're wearing mom. the other place, rec, overnighting protocols are not being followed. i lecture valley, you know, continue because india is headed for the state elections early 2022. it's a stock reminder what happened this past summer when the death of variant was infecting millions of people in india every day as election, valleys and religious gatherings continued. us led forces formerly ended their combat mission in iraq. early this month, the operation was response to the rise of iso. some troops will remain in advisory
and training roles with mach rude of the war had reports not from baghdad. their presence raises concerns of further anti american attacks. a change of mission for the remaining u. s. forces in iraq. instead of being on frontline combat missions, 2 and a half 1000 u. s. personnel and a 1000 troops from the international coalition forces have switch to training and advising their iraqi, our lies. the transition deal and i sit there earlier this month was sealed in july by iraqis, prime minister most of al cartler me, and he asked the president joe biden to huddle. it stimulates that you as troops would stick to only training iraqi forces and exchanging intelligence while the heavy duel and battle of seattle rock. both iran and the united states supported us in the war against terrorism, but they mustn't use our soil to settle scores. we can't let any of these parties
target our people. we've addressed that message to all through diplomacy and the strategic dialogue which stressed maintaining iraq's sovereignty saralitos with a gradual downsizing view as troops was already happening on the orders of former president donald trump. but a proxy war in the region has been fermented by conflict between iran and you. ass iraqis. prime minister muscle cover me is facing increasing pressure from army groups and their political wings, which are allied to iran. they reject any u. s. foothold in iraq, no matter what the role is, a pro iranian on with group sounded this warning, and the mulatto hurtled. what the in her to it in any u. s. military prisons in the country is considered an occupation model. we will go by asked number 51 of the re in charter, which gives nations the right to resist any military prisons on valence the fore.
we will take up arms and fight them along as we did before, harry on telephone. the conflict has escalated since the killing of iranian commander class, him slay manny nab will madden mohandas, a leader of iraq sci popular mobilization forces. and you as the june attack need by that a port last january that triggered the iraq's house of representatives to pass a resolution demanding the old foreign troops leave the country. u. s. personnel, along with coalition forces used several military bases across iraq. since the u. s . led invasion in 2003 to depose saddam hussein. the foreign forces played a major role in the fight against i. sil, which occupied some parts of a rock before its defeat in 2017. now with the resurgence of iceland sleeper cells in some areas as well as iranian intervention. the question is
whether the pentagons mission shift will have an operational impact. when would abdougla had al jazeera but that iran says ongoing talks in vienna to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, all making satisfactory progress. but out 0 has been told that an agreement with well, power is still far off. there's deep disagreement over her on demand for us sanctions to be lifted immediately. italian government is committing billions of dollars to transform one of europe's largest steelworks into hub for green steel as part of his plan is to tackle climate change and reduce carbon emissions. but actually say the plant which has been linked to high cancer rates and toxic pollution should be closed at a rainy reports now from the southern city of toronto. still works, italy casts a long shadow over the southern italian city of time. unto courts have ruled at toxins from the complex are responsible for increased cancers in the area,
but the foundries continue to pollute the air every day. not far from the still works flawed yano down the low self panic. tony italian christmas cakes to raise money for parents like him who have a child living with cancer ophelia. ah, let me do what my daughter was for when she was diagnosed with leukemia. we feel we have been abandoned by the state. a recent study shows increased rates of child leukemia between 20172019 people in toronto are 30 percent more likely to develop lung cancer than anywhere else in italy. the map reveals that cancers are especially prevalent in neighborhood close to the steel works like 10 body. that is not people leaving them board that they have some parents or some song or some thing. yes. i mean, yes, you have you, each family is a few more of the inside high levels of carson engines,
dioxin has also been found in local sea food, not only damaging people's health, but putting another industry at risk. the italian government says it's now fully committed to cleaning up uva, producing so called green steel is central to its plan to tackle global warming using some of the you covered recovery funds. it is planning to invest upwards of 4 and a half $1000000000.00 to stop the steel works, burning toxic coal. it'll take years to update the factory here to make green steel until that time doesn't ship like this one will arrive every month. they're carrying millions of tons of coal, that fuel the furnace is to make the steel here and that cold point in the air for the local. so live here. back on land, we toward the perimeter of evo with activist channel mana, a former employee. he said overhauling the plant is not
a good idea. invest in him down to the investing in a coal fired bond from the 960. it's from tonya why they should build new plants. but they just keep spending money on this outdated plant. i should already be closed down like it would be in other parts of europe. those who faced the greatest risks, the workers are exposed to toxic fumes and dangerous conditions. day after day. recently, a worker who reported a safety failure was fired. his unionist protesting the decision to move to the safety situation is spitballing the planned. the irony when work has come forward to point dangerous conditions. they pin the blame on us and tried to silence, oscillates. those who clock in and out of here every day know the dangers, but it's steady work in a poor part of the country. jobs they hope will one day soon become safer. adarine al jazeera tat unto italy. now that is another year draws to an end. we take
a look back at some of the most important elections in 2021, and how those plans for the new year we'll shape the news agenda. our latin america editor, if anyone has this report in the world's most powerful country, a sharp turn away from right wing populism. the integration of democrat, joe biden, donald trump became the 1st outgoing president in modern u. s. history not to attend, but 2 weeks before the an alteration, many of trumps loyal supporters attacked the united states capital building in washington, following an unsuccessful bid by trump to overturn his defeat. to day, we celebrate the triumph not of a candidate, but of a cause. the cause of democracy, the people, the will of the people has been heard and the world the people has been heated. for the 1st time
a bi racial woman camel harris was elected as the u. s. vice president are showing in what many c as a milestone across the atlantic. the end of the year, after 16 years of leading her country and europe, german chancellor angle america decide that it was time to step down after general elections. she was replaced earlier this month by olive shots, a social democrat. this coming year could see more changes in europe, incumbent french president, emanuel mac, hong is expected to face strong competition. in april, the leader of the right wing national rally party marine lipper, has launched her 3rd bid for the presidency. she 2 faces stiff competition from afar. right candidate, eric zimmer, who has been compared to donald trump in hungry, rattling nationalistic victor. oregon has held officers prime minister for the last 11 years, and in april, he to face a strong electoral challenge. 2021 was marked by an alarming number of kuda tours
and growing authoritarianism. there were coups in molly and guinea a military takeover in sudan and unsuccessful co attempt in niger and an arbitrary transfer of power. and chad. in the new year, kenya and angola will hold general elections and marley will see if the transitional authorities do in fact hold elections as promised. in the middle east, serious president bashar al assad obtain 95 percent of the vote in the reelection that was widely described as fraudulent. while in iran ultra hard liner, abraham racy was declared the winner in an election that saw the lowest turn out in iranian history. 7 in latin america, 2021 was a turbulent year with nicaragua, leader, daniel ortega assuring his reelection last month after disqualifying and arresting the vast majority of his would be competitors ah, but a neighboring laundress,
seal matter. castro, the wife of a former president who was ousted in 2009, was elected as the country's 1st woman president. a year ended with a 35 year old former left wing student leader, gabrielle butch, elected in chile with the largest number of votes in history. there's no indication that the regions more authoritarian governments will be less so in the new year. but after a decade long swing to the right, the election of gabriel burridge in chile could signal the beginning of a new shift back to the left in the continent, starting with latin, america's largest country, brazil. the new year will it populist conservative president jade bull sonata against his arch political pho! we see now sula da silva, brazil's left wing, former president, whose prison conviction for corruption was overturned in april,
and was now leading in the polls. but they were also compete against the man who sent lula to prison, former and to corruptions are said, your mortal. columbia could also shift from the right to the left in may bull's put former bulletin mer, gustavo petro, in the lead. south korea will hold presidential elections in the new year, but perhaps the most attention will be on the philippines, where current press rose, legal took care of the day, could be replaced by ferdinand michaels, junior, the son of the country's former dictator. and that this daughter sat at who's running as his vice president is concerned that the ticket aims to perpetuate their respective political dynasties. to see a newman al jazeera santiago is still ahead here and out 022. it's one was emotional. vanelle messy as he said, good bye to his beloved barcelona. just one of the stories will be focusing on as we review the year
ah, in the country with an abundance of results for the road already won indonesia, his firms. for me, we move pool to grow and frank, we balance for rena economy, blue economy, and the digital economy. with the new job creation law, indonesia is progressively ensuring the policy reform to create quality jobs invest . let's be part linda. this is growth and progress in indonesia. now frank assessments, this crisis is continued to weaken luca shenker, even though perhaps he believed in the beginning there have what's been informed opinions. i think politicians will now be under incredible pressure from their young people. that is one of the most helpful things to come out of this critical debate. do you think it should be facilitated?
not sure. okay, it's a great, it's a really simple question. let's give samuel a child swans that inside story on al jazeera, hulu. and again, douglas bought his java as the pandemic threatened to call that chaos in global sport once more. that was a bit of a reprieve in 2021. when we saw crowds returning to stadiums and major events up and running again. so let's look back at some of the biggest stories that we've covered, hey, i'm just there throughout the year, and who better to speak to about this? an associated press, a global sports correspondent, rob harris. robert will begin with the delay to take your games. you that and it was an lympics like no other yeah. and one the i see felt just to go ahead despite
the fall, i was amongst the few that able to get into the venue. that was the 1st most the behind closed doors olympics. surreal, soul of experience at times, but while the japanese public were locked out course, the game stayed, managed to get completed so many could still watch around the world on television. which meant the, i see got the cache which could be ultimately sent back out to fun sports around the world. another huge token point was the main bio one of the greatest u. s. gymnastic time struggling with mental health and unable to compete for much of the games. yeah, it was a real true monument of drama in the opening days of the games where she lost herself in mid air and she actually struggled on her opening routine. and she had the confidence to walk away and she stepped home to a far bigger platform. it would say one of mental health actually advocacy. and she felt that strength to be able to say she did not feel right. she did not feel in the right headspace, and ultimately she only returned at the time of her choosing and she did make it
back into competition and she did win yet another olympic metal. she was bronze 7th metal and we really saw her send a wide message of courage and strength through her actions at the tokyo olympics. yeah, we suddenly did another actually hit the headline for her mental health troubles. japanese tennis on soccer. just reminded her of what happened to her earlier this year. yet the french hopefully may, she said, actually the toll of her exchanges. but the media was so great that she didn't want to d press conferences during the french open, a really heavy handed response, followed from the franchise, and organized the saying that find out what they did. they said she'd be fine $15000.00 if she didn't speak the media and she chose to step away instead to focus on her own well being. and then she also decided to opt out of wimbleton, but she did still make it to the olympics. her home games and one of the signature moments, the opening ceremony lighting the coltrane in tokyo. there was
a disappointment for her in the actual tennis told him and she was knocked out in the 3rd round saying that she just did not feel in the right place. but she certainly did help to redefine the ability to talk so openly about mental health. she certainly did say it was a pretty tough year for a soccer or no, but a fair retail one if a british tennis. but i'm a writer, connie you made history of the us open. one moment it was, it produced what sport crazed, those completely unexpected moments a drum or i think back cause would be lympics when we had and must have jay because when in the many 100 meters finally expectedly. but he was in the final line up this in kindness with m a radical on a going from a complete outside of the 1st qualifier to ever win a grand slam. and she did it without even dropping us, that climbing up the world rankings by hundreds of places and really helping to cigna provide a real signature moment of the year and sport. absolutely,
it was pretty incredible, wasn't it moving on to football a year of significant change, but arguably the world's greatest football you haven't those tears of little messy when he eventually left lit barcelona. who could ever imagined him playing for another club. and he didn't even want to leave the camp. is i any because of the legal financial regulations which meant barcelona couldn't afford to keep on the wage bill, which meant he had to leave and reply like came those any one that destination or a couple that could afford him and it was paris signage, a man you get to really make a complete in that it was still getting used to things the same as running away with the french title. but regardless, it's been a successful year. undoubtedly for him. finally, winning a major, try to read argentine with the copper america. and what about a well cut next year for him and such a title that saluted him cipher? will it be his final well copies in his mid thirty's now, but it's already been such a year of change for and while speaking of is a change,
it was a life changing event. not a good way for goal for tiger woods, the 15 time major champions. correct. almost either offer serious con, crash. yeah, that was in february and there was so many actually feeling for his life. the authorities in los angeles where that crush happened. and then there was a sense you might have a leg amputated even, but he has made it back playing again just this month. he's not gonna be able to return, playing full time, that we really have seen the end of time with playing around on the golf tools. but what about returned to the masters in 2022 in april. that was the last of any date when in 2019 it was a really hiring moment of the year when we got news of that crash from i lay in february and the fact he is able to actually even be playing and is a miracle as we sort of in this year, i've played a rob, thank you so much. joining us so much more we could have spoken about. we didn't even touch on tom. right. in his 7 super bowl wins. thank you so much for joining
us. great sweet. happy new year to you. now, manchester city say they are shocked and appalled after that player shall can sell . it was allegedly assaulted by 4 attackers who broke into his home. the defend posted a picture of his injuries on instagram. he suffered, cuts to his face after attempting to fight off the burglars. he says, install jewelry from him and tried to hug his family. police are investigating the incident. counselor, his porch could be made. christiana went out, i was on target for manchester, united. they beat burnley in the premier league, but these last 3 games had been bang jacobus 19 outbreaks, and 7 of the team players. wow, this my shot of it is an injury, and they went behind 8 minutes in it's got my home and making it one mill, united some changes to the united line up off the drill with new fossil shot reflected in bernie, defend the bend. me as you know,
like that one went out then got his 8 in the season and make it 3 now. and the game actually finished 31 could funny did one and we didn't often have whole 3 thing on our just 0. while this next story does come from a racetrack in argentina, you won't see any horses. that's because these jockeys gave us thoroughbreds the day off on the final day of the season, and they entertain the crowd with a sprint race of their own after over 100 meters. and like any good holes rights commentary is a must, even if you don't speak spanish. when i go to the crowd, to the track off to the race, to congratulate the foss this jokey on foot. that was jose alfredo. this kara as though you'll slot from even now we'll have mostly late nick bred. jimmy, thanks very much. thank you. now as many countries rigate in 2022, we take a look back at some of the biggest story out 0 has covered in the past. yet let's walk down pennsylvania avenue ah,
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a story worth hearing ah. ready yes, celebrations in the shadow of cobra. 90 australia, or knows its front line workers with fireworks of the sidney hop bad says current of ours cases search dramatically across the world. but a drop in south africa sees restrictions, the east. ah, but on the clock this is out there and live from there also coming up thousands of people are evacuated from the.