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conversation with shit, get alan to put sun meats i isa i can be. this is the beginning of friendship. this is the beginning of love, right? like getting somewhere we can really break through the barriers studio. be unscripted on al jazeera. ah. oh south african say good bye to the national hero. and to part i'd like to miss i was push it has been teaching archbishop desmond to do has been our moral compass. but he's also been our national conscience. ah. by like 9 o'clock, this is out there life and also coming up at least 12 people killed in a stampede at one of india's earliest shrine protests in iraq nearly 2 years after
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around top general customs to the money was assassinated by us. drone strike and the evolution of the euro 20 years since its creation. we take a look at one of the most important currencies in the world. ah, a crusader in the struggle for freedom, justice, and peace. that's how south africa's president has described. archbishop desmond tutu has been honored at a special funeral. in cape town, apartheid hero died on sunday 890, so a rum oppose it delivered the main unity. calling him the spiritual father, the nation. he was not content to preach about social justice from the pulpit. he was with the homeless, the helpless, the persecuted, the sick,
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and the destitute in the streets and the shelters. and in hopes he embraced all who had ever felt the cold wind of exclusion. and they in 10, also embraced him. when his daughter thanked soul of the messages of support which have poured in many of the messages we received have said, thank you for sharing him with the world. well, it actually is a 2 way street because we shared him with the world. you shared part of the love you had for him with us. and so we are thankful. and we are thankful that all of you have gathered in your many places in person, or by the wonders of technology to be
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a part of celebrating gabby life. throughout this week, let her know from from eda miller, who has more from k, the hearse carrying the remains of the archbishop esmond to has left the saint george's cathedral. and he is expected to be cremated and then his ashes later in turned at the church. the cathedral just behind us, but to tell us more about the service and just what it meant for south africans. and those within the anglican church were speaking to a referendum, casela lou, jabber of the anglican church. and who was also part of the planning of this funeral service at reverend, certainly a fitting tribute to a global icon, camacho. we had to make sure of that because much of what has happened in the service itself because of all was the wishes of the archbishop. we had to make sure that we put together in a way that reflects em most accurately. what he does,
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i am and who he was. so in the 1st place, people were asking why in a formal church service as such. and the response immediately which he gave or thought, and that is with the archbishop was the service. was it a context off? a eucharist in holy communion for some which was a fitting way of firm and giving thanks for a life of this nature. the eucharist is really a central feature of our life or faith because it takes us back to the heart of both christian remembrance. and as part of his own life and spirituality, the archbishop placed that eucharist at the heart of we was and his legacy, certainly one that will always play a central role in the future of the anglican church and south africa. certainly because as you rightfully circulate on the ashes, it will be in turn and the choice of in turn it back of the little l. dena. the
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aspiration of it's been is that this wasn't hope. the church was his home. he gave himself several of the, from the, from beginning to end. and so it is a fitting, let us see that it's an especially if good blessing that he is. ashes will be here and everyone can pilgrim em to all to see where he's ems to be a flight of prayer and continued am thanksgiving for he. reverend, thank you very much for your time. we appreciate it. we're speaking there to reverend, of concealing javert from the anglican church explaining some of the rituals and traditions around the fe well to the archbishop desmond to, to. and we know that the presidential convoy is also left the church now alongside the family of the late archbishop and of forsythe africans are really a sad day. i am one with the last of the generation of both
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political and religious leadership or has been lost at least while people have been killed in a stampede at a hindu shrine in mr. kashmir. it happened to be rational w shrine where the vote is were mocking to new year lexia bryan has his report. oh, in the cold darkness of the early morning, tens of thousands of devoted tracked to the hilltop temple of motivational davy and indian administered kashmir. at about 3 a year, there was a surge in the crowd. witnesses describe a horrifying crash and people trampling over bodies. ah, it's a tragedy. many people are dead. ah, initial reports suggest an altercation between groups visiting the shrine, perhaps to offer special prayers for the new year. but security has also been called into question. ah, the police were very irresponsible. i did not put up dividers in the area or
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outside the cave. they mixed also those coming out of the shrine and those going in a saw it with my own eyes. police pushed the pilgrims and also way fashions and blue whistles to intimidate them, which spread panic. and there was a stampede in no time matter. vice no davy shrine is one of india's most revered hindu sites. before the pandemic about a $100000.00 devotees would climb the steep winding track every day. to the narrow cave containing the shrine. authorities had kept the daily number 25000, but witnesses suggest many more people were there going okay corner somewhere there was mismanagement. when we knew that there was this type of rush, we should have stopped the public 1st. if we had stopped them earlier, this tragedy would not have happened in an investigations underway into outs sparked the crash while the injured and families of victims had been offered compensation deadly stampedes. a fairly common during indian religious festivals as
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large crowds gather in small areas, often with few safety or crowd control measures. marg, margaret, not everybody's out of my will express my condolences to the families who have lost their dear ones and the said incident of the stampede. my sympathies to those who were injured, you know, one, a access to the shrine was halted for several hours, but later resumed alexia bryan al jazeera, thousands of people have gathered across iraq to mark nearly 2 years since the assassination of iran's top gentle care. some sort of money he was killed in the u . s. drones drive along with the leader of the arabian back to popular mobilization forces, sir, moneys killing was ordered by b, then you, as president, donald trump, justified is necessary to stop what was called an imminent attack. muffled ottawa has worn out from baghdad. thousands of protesters as members of iraq's popular mobilization forces. they were here a little while ago chanting against the s chanting against are the presence of
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foreign troops in that iraq. and they say that hasn't been in a clarity. there hasn't been any transparency in the investigation over the past 2 years since the killing of iranian commander customs lay many and double madam hunters, that of commander of iraq's popular mobilization forces, as you know or by a u. s. during attack or 2 years ago, they say that they take this opportunity to retreat. their demands of a full was did a will of us and foreign troops from iraq. they say that they're blaming the government for what they consider collaborating with the u. s. or forces they said the government should implement the resolution passed by the parliament are following the attack 2 years ago to a guarantee, a full withdrawal of u. s. and for a troops from iraq,
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leaders of the are the military wings and their political wings of the popular and mobilization forces. these are, there are political blocks, some parties the what, which are affiliated to iran. they spoke here up there today saying that there is no way that popular mobilization forces can be dissolved north korean leader kim jong, who has laid out his new year's plan for the country without making any specific comments about the united states or south crypt estate, media report his main goals or economic developments and improving people's lives as a country faces what he has described as a great life and death struggle. robert kelly is a professor of political science and diplomacy and pusan national university. he says kim speech signals a possibility of severe food insecurity in rural north korea normally than our brians leader uses the annual speech to sort of rattle the saver and talk about nuclear weapons and north prius and willingness to fight all opponents and things
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like that. and that's pretty typical rhetoric from, from north things to me, you're going back decades, an issue that really didn't get that, which is one of the reasons why i think that there's been some focus on this. there was some emphasis, particularly on things like food and growth and, and pretty big world development. and all that's great because actually i really need that re book the countryside, northgate most impoverished. and so kim jong and actually means that that would actually be a good thing, but it also kind of probably signals that north korea is backing to curity and malnutrition. last couple years the north koreans are taking a really, really hard line on over. they sealed up the water completely 11 north korea. international trade is already very difficult because of all the sanctions because of the nuclear weapons program for 2016. the sanctions are quite step. and so the north koreans were really dependent on the border change with china, and that is all been shut down. and our main team has taken, like i said, this are really strict, hard line. and that's probably because northridge lacks the, yeah, the medical facilities, the grassroots, to deal with a real co it outbreak if that were to happen,
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strategic issues that we on the outside really care about. there's really no mention of that, right. and, and will be nice, northridge, so you know, maybe maybe we'll make a deal on nukes and start building if you give us x, y z. and kim hasn't said that. he hasn't said that for a while, right? we don't really have a good sense of what they might actually, you know, would, would want money in exchange. so finally, free. so, you know, we're still basically stuck in a strategic dilemma. are still ahead, haron out 0 ah, new york to sidney city. welcome. and you, yes, i'm under heavy code monte restrictions. attribute poor info. betty one the golden girls comedy who's digest, which one? ah
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hello, welcome to your world weather update for asia. happy new year. everyone after a stretch of more than 2 weeks of dry weather, we've disrupted the weather pattern in the indian state of tamela. do this was a scene in janai scooping up to more than 200 millimeters in some cases. so that led to waterlogged roads sunday into monday we still got more rain come natur, thanks to that northeast monsoon, but i think the heaviest pockets will be over. she lock up, all of the weather alerts dropped across the top end of india for both that cold snap and fog as this temperature is now, start to come up. daily's got a high of 20 degrees off to southeast asia, that ne monsoon pepin up in activities. so dowse with rain malaysia, singapore top end of sumatra, the risk of seen some flooding here. central china looks like this. we've got high pressure and that is carving out some sunny conditions, but a bit of cloud. basically, wu han to shanghai, shanghai got a high of 11 degrees and more snow coming at jeff or western areas of japan. but
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1st a bit of a breather. it's late sunday into monday that next round a works in here and really this west coast of japan has been wallets with snow and again, more to come. but for tokyo, it's a high of 8 degrees on sunday. that's it. happy new year susan. ah, it's the political debate, so that's challenging the way you think. have agencies fail hating the situation? is, was them, it was before the digital sound bites and digging into the issue is a military advancement. going to stop the family ticket i is on that company says you're right now people out of die. how will private migration differ for those who have in those who don't have lots of countries say we will pay poor countries to keep refugees there up front with me, mark lamond hill on al jazeera lou
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. ah but again, you're watching out a 0 reminder about top stories this hour and arch bishop desmond tutu, has been described by south africa's president as the crusader in the struggle for freedom. justice and part time hero has been honored for special fuels, has been kept at least 12 people have been killed in a stampede of the religious shrine in india, mr. kashmir. it happened at the hindu russian davi shrine in the countries north where devotees were mocking the new year. thousands of people have gathered across iraq to mark nearly 2 years since the assassination of hiram's top general, cuz some sort of money. he was killed in a u. s. drones strike along with the leader of the arabian back to pop clinton mobilization forces in 2020. so the world has welcomed the new
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year, but the shadow of a crone of ours still leans lodge lord, but manly reports on the scale back celebrations across the globe. and how cove it has crash, the party again. ah, a city dish and the dates back more than a sent me. and this year, 15000 ticket holders were back in new york times square to see the famous boat up at midnight. ah. mountain presented here because of the pandemic, blue intensive cities around the world. new year's celebrations were more muted, and they would be normally in london officially, then it cancels. and so to berlin, where a new year's eve party at the brandenburg gate took place without a live audience. as a tv show,
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only madrid was one of the few cities in europe to celebrate v a z. but there, the crowd was limited. lesson half of it was you size thailand. welcome here with fireworks display in bangkok on the heavy coast 19 restrictions. oh it was one a few places in the country to host the end of the year. so patient of the other offense with comfort jesus spread on con i today's kind of compensation for the past 2 years that i didn't get to celebrate. that's why i decided to bring the whole family here today. my kids are happy and we will come back again next year. so. oh, in home home we weren't missing victoria hall, the waterfront. ah, and the music concert by the cities philharmonic orchestra marked the beginning of
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2022. ah better me better. ha ha! go, we hope everyone will be healthy and happy and we hope to find the older 2 though we all can open the border and get in trouble with career. oh, so by what i want to lighting up the night sky hours earlier. new zealand had been one of the 1st ring in the new year. it's neva, australia didn't afford that. tens of thousands of people gathered round sydney harbour bridge in a tribute also to the front line workers in the fight against cuba. 19 but elsewhere, there were bands of big gatherings in china were 2 years ago. crone of ours, thus emerged, events were cancelled with a nation on high alert in the city of shan under lockdown. since the 1st report,
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a case is more than 5400000 people have died around the world. and with the over cranberry and taking hold. many governments of we impose restrictions to try to ease the strain on overwhelmed hospitals, even in those countries where gatherings are allowed, many people have chosen to stay home one wish shared by people around the world. this new year is that 2022 is better than the last 2 years and sees an end to the pandemic door about a man. the al jazeera, let him out from gabriel. alexander who was in new york times square fisher. we saw a lot of what we've seen every year with the typical new year's eve celebration here in time square the fall, dropping that down the count down the confetti when the clock struck 2022 people hugging and kissing each other. those were the scenes that we saw that
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we are accustomed to over the years, and we saw this evening as well. what was different, though, not as many people were here. and that's because of the spread of the corona virus search. here in new york, they were expected to have 60 to 70000 people here. they scaled it back to only 15000. everyone had to show proof of vaccination, mostly where a mask as well. and this was all because of the spread of corona virus here in new york city. new york has become the us epicenter of the pandemic once again. and just in the last 24 hours, 43000 people in new york city alone have tested positive for corona virus. it's spreading like wildfire here. the positivity rate is 22 percent. one
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in for new yorkers is now testing positive for the virus, given all of these scenarios. and all of these numbers, if you will. that is why the new year's eve celebration was scaled back dramatically. here. you still saw the themes or celebration, but it was certainly not nearly the numbers or the, or the, or the size that we have seen in previous years. argentina is feeling the impact of the new current of ours verin's reporting a record $50000.00 daily cases. people waited in long lines to be tested for the virus centers in the capital of porn areas on new year's eve. and that recently reduced the number of quarantine dates from 10 to 5. and the philippines record it almost $3000.00 covered $900.00 cases on friday. that's about a 2 fold increase in just 24 hours. the spike prompted concern about another wave of the virus at a time where millions of people still reeling from a devastating typhoon. bobby le reports not from manila,
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filipinos packed malls and shopping districts. during the holidays, as cases, the whole billing team appeared to be dropping to new lows. the government had east most restrictions had one of the busiest seasons. but experts warned there was no room for complacency. everything, december 9th we, we somehow had that alarm and alert that there's already like a switch of 3 and, you know, and the increase in the positivity rate is very, very fast. and in terms of patterns, we see that most of the gave this currently are i think the might be mild and the are coming from the 2030 each group. so somehow, somehow we can quarterly this, this kind of the mix to the mobility of people. because of that highly, be more on the current patient had been identified this week, but the health department, well, a traveler from the united states,
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tested positive, had reached quarantine regulations in order to party, at least a dozen of her close contacts. now have the virus for variance is driving home in 1900 cases to record numbers. in many countries, the philippines has largely been spared. but daily infections are on the right and all this possible, the virus variance is spreading. health department officials say it's too early to make that conclusion. a new wave of the virus is likely not only to stream the country's health care system. it could exacerbate the humanitarian crisis in regents, still suffering, and the impact of super typhoon right. as it is, there are already outbreaks of diarrhea and gastro enteritis in those areas. forced hit by the store. we have nbc of, of fi, shineman or at santa, or an increase of k as in the urea. cough and cold. but, but, you know, cough and call i, among the seamen dumps, you know, seem, wanted,
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aren't off there. i know on partition are you the shine? evaporation center. so i oh, there is an air boring. i'm the season such as nbc on. so i spent 8 workers hope an increase in coven 19 cases would be the last thing they would have to deal with. as they're still struggling to provide basic needs like food and clean drinking water to the millions affected by the typhoon bar and below al jazeera manila, hundreds of migrants and refugees have made it to shore, and sicily ought to be rescued by charity boat. they spent more than a week on board the vessel as it attempted to find a port that would allow the migrants to disembark. those rescued were mostly from africa, around $200.00 were unaccompanied minus, saturday, march, 20 years since a year, a currency entered into circulation. the european central bank marked the rental new year's eve with a light display in blue and yellow,
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representing the colors of the block. you are as own currency was 1st introduced in 1999 with coins and bank notes being launched in 2002. dominic cane has more now from berlin. 20 years ago it was a novelty, a new currency across much of europe. as one central bank took on responsibility for the monetary policy of hundreds of millions of people. for much of its 1st decade, the euro's own seemed to prosper. but then came the global financial crisis with the greeks leading a succession of e, you states, unable to pay their national debts and close to defaulting on them. and therefore, dropping out of the euro club, brussels became the place the seemingly endless meetings of ant bailout packages. with growing tensions between rich and northern and porous southern european member states. between 20102012, there are endless predictions at the euro is going to fall apart, or at least it, it would lose it. some of its weakest members like, like greece. in the end,
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none of those forecast came true. when the coven pandemic seemed to shake the integrity of the euro zone, angular merkel, and a manuel mac hall solved the crisis with the so called corona bonds. effectively using the assets of the rich member states to guarantee the debts of the worst hit nations. now the se bees main fo is inflation driven by fast increasing energy prices and supply shortages when the euro was being dreamt up, some one that if the plan was a currency to challenge the dollars supremacy. today you are on as managed to establish itself as the 2nd global, most important currency concerning, for example, of the 4 x markets or debt market. and in the international payments, for example, it's always almost equal to the dollar. the driving force behind the single currency comes from paris and berlin. the new german government will continue to
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closely cooperate with the french government. and i assure you that the franco, german tongue then will stay essential for the further development of the european union and european monetary you, in your opinion, polls both across the euro zone and the wider you suggest, broad popular support for the single currency. a trend that has been stable throughout its existence. 20 years ago, hundreds of millions of europeans had to adapt to the new notes and coins in their pockets. and soon they may have to again, because the e c, b has an ounce and over the whole of the look and feel of its cache. dominant cane al jazeera berlin. more than 500 homes have been destroyed by a large foreign western peru. it swept through a settlement and she put a on thursday, firefighters and residents worked through the night, put out hundreds of people on the residents in the us state of colorado. surveying
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what's left after a sudden wildfire destroyed nearly a 1000 times. so has helped to put out hot spots that was still smoldering, far sweat through parts of the state on thursday, forcing tens of thousands of people to flee to safety. authorities say 6 people were injured and that it was a miracle. no deaths have been reported. tribute to being paid to hollywood actor comedian betty white, who died a 3 week short of 100 birthday. she had been acting for more than 80 years and held the guinness world record as the female entertainer with the longest elevation, career. barbara, and this report. oh, in a used driven film industry, betty white was a rarity. she was one of a few actresses who maintains top power well into her ninety's. oh, this is something you did to mrs. miller that she began her career in the 19 thirty's on radio. and in variety shows. i'm sorry, this is
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a very critical touchy one to best supporting actress emmy awards for her role in the mary tyler moore show in the 19 seventy's. oh, oh. oh. but her portrayal of sweet and quirky rose nyland in the 1980s sit com. the golden girls shot her to super stardom and and her new legion of fans. she won an emmy in 1986 for the role playing a widow living and retirement with for all to ladies and the antics in miami. she wasn't afraid to laugh at herself. ah, he was a response when she unveiled a wax work of herself at madame to sorts. you know, the only thing that hurts me. why did they wait to do so? i was 90. i mean, a few days ago would have been, well i guess she was starring in the tv show hot in cleveland at the age of
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92 until it was cancelled in 2014. betty white continued to make new audiences smile. darker saying a glass of wine a day can extend your life and that perhaps was the secret of her lengthy career. was like we're a little live forever. it ah, citizens are these are. busy the top stories in archbishop desmond tutu has been described by south africa's president as a crusader in the struggle for freedom, justice and peace, hart i'd hero has been honored at a funeral service in cape town. he was not content to preach about social justice from the pulpit. he was with the homeless the.

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