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investigates, claims that industrial mines, extracting the precious material, needed for cleaner energy, are in fact, poisoning the environment with dire health consequences for those living in their shadow. the cost of coal bolts, people in power on a just either with as it stands attains its former intelligence chief phone, suspicion of treason. after days of fun protests. ah ha, i'm have em, i hear dean. this is al jazeera life from doha. also coming up at least 16 people
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freeze to death in northern pakistan and thousands more are stranded after heavy snowfall. a weekend curfew is imposed in you, delhi is in the reports, its highest number of group virus infections. and 7 months i never doubted it. and i knew that to dave, with her, and 3 white men are sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a black joker in the state of georgia. ah, authorities in kazakhstan say they've detained the former national security chief on suspicion of treason. after days of violent protests cassock president says the protest against his governments are orchestrated by what he calls. armed bandits is authorized. his forces to far without warning, while welcoming russian troops into the country to help robin forest walker reports
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come, has returned to the center of our matee boat. the signs of violence are everywhere on republic. square seen of the worst of the clashes security forces have re taken control of gutted government buildings. but they've been food shortages and queues at cash machines and petrol stations with residents venturing out only for essentials. them a solution has got a girl. at night when we hear explosions, i'm scared it pains me to know the young people a dying assertion. you go cuz as you go through so we're scared, not just for ourselves, but for our children and other people's children. we never expected. such things could happen, especially in our mattie gunfire could still be heard on friday, as military units raced through al matty streets. oh,
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in the eastern city of tell the cold gun or statue of the 1st president, mosul 10 as a by of who's pulled down the euphoria has now evaporated. oh, a police loud speaker, wounds people to stay in doors. while an anti terror operation gets underway. or the president casem, doom out talk. i have shown little sympathy for the protesters or coals for comp coverage for preserver to have been called abroad to pre recorded part, usually to move the negotiation sugar to a peaceful resolution of you. what nonsense, or kind of negotiations can there be with criminals? with no durish force, we had to deal with armed and chained, bend it, both local and foreign companies. the claim without evidence that protesters are foreign backed terrorists was the pretext to invite the moscow lead security block to send in its forces. 3600 c s t o soldiers. most of them russian
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peacekeepers are being deployed. democracy activists have expressed dismay that their colds for change have gone unheard. the banner reads, we are citizens, not terrorists. how peaceful demonstrations are still taking place. this is jan i was in, in the west of catholic storm, but legitimate protests. now risk being stamped out by shoot to kill policy. robin foresee walker has more on the significance of the detention is the former national security chief. his departure today really cements this idea that cousin jo month. so kind of the president is in purging the government. the system, the elite, of all those figures who owed allegiance to the full, the president and also term as a bias. but this explains the dog nature of cause,
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act, politics, internal politics and the tragedy. of course of it all, is that these democratic this be these protests, these calls for reforms that have gone unheeded inside cuz it's gone to so many years and where they were repressed and when it's no freedom of speech, no facebook for political opposition. genuine political has in hasn't gone as meds that this kind of violence was able to erupt. and you see this potentially the bitter in fighting within the political elite that is caused the loss of so many lawyers and such devastation. now, you know nothing in particular, but across because it's done total political disarray and now we have this russian lead peacekeeping force in the country. all these things happening so fast. so quickly. a very difficult story to describe, but this is the picture we get from right now. pakistan's interior ministry says at least 16 people have frozen to death as they tried to watch the countries for
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a snowfall this winter. many hands ignored warnings, advising them not to go outside. thousands have been left stranded in the mountainous town of murray, around 30 kilometers north. east of his lambert, electricity supplies have been disrupted. commer hider is in islam, a bird. he says the military has been called in to help evacuate people, dent of thousands of papers, decided to go to the station. mary and i did also of a popular tourist destination sufficiently during the winter when people come to watch the know. but this also as an example of systemic failure because according to their for about a 100 hours and in waco right into that station. i have a station that how you narrow roads they were wanting heavy, you know, that led to or torture catastrophe because people was stuck in their way. her
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entire family were getting reports of care because of the reading. read the record robot. heaps of no particular read the system. had nerve damage in the shower doctor along the quarter. larry, i bite, particularly up in the mountains because we have reported to fall off, you know, i had been reported in certain areas. the avalon chair, landslides have blocked the road and god had led to the chief minister now declaring an emergency. they've got it in the interior minister gordon. the patent military bought it in the military to come and help rescue people. and i've got to stop more people from going to died. his station in india has recorded more than 140 thousands. you daily call with 19 cases. that's a new 7 month high. the capital, you deli,
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is among worse hit regions and is currently under curfew. your mac, i'm very and says no dominance across other cities. travelers arriving in the country will need a currency at home for a week. natal has more from a shopping center in new delhi. the government has a mandate for international travelers who now have to quarantine at home for about a week. on the 8th day, they have to take a laptop and upload back test on a government portal so that the authorities know india already requires international travelers to test negative before boarding a flight to india. now, domestically, most of the country is under some form of restriction. jerry already has the maximum number of restrictions in the city. there's already in night curfew in place earlier, the government shut down school cinemas and jims and has also right now said that it expects the cobra 19 cases to cross 20000 to day. in sudden india,
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the state of thumb alarm will have locked down on sundays. the state of connecticut, which is also in southern india, has a we can call you similar to what we have in new delhi for the next 2 weekends in india's northeast. the state of a sam has expanded its night curfew, ours and the government there says it is going to mandate vaccines for people to enter places like restaurants and public paths. and malls are starting january 15th to most warring signs are coming from the state of marashi trial, which is in western india. it's capital mon bye is the hardest hit city clocked. more than 20000 new cove at 19 cases. secondino road crossed this number again. a record breaking number for that city. what's really worrying is that many of these cases are coming from the city's poorest areas. you know, it's home to one of our issues, largest lumps that seeing it's highest single day spike in coven 19 cases. as of
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now, that government has ruled out a complete lockdown. and the number of covert 19 related deaths in mexico has passed 300 thousands. there's also been a rise in infections which some health experts believe is being fueled by the contagious omicron variance and largely spurred spy tourism. i want to say are as manuel rap hello reports now full mexico city. it's fun in the sun in the resort city of kain could. but mexican health officials say a boom in international tourism has also led to a significant rise in coven 19 infections. a warning that doesn't seem to be much of a bother to foreign tourists. i would say fall, we haven't felt exposed their approach calls in place, and we've been wearing our masks and everything following the rules and washing our hands, vacation hot spots,
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or the only places where contagion is on the rise. in mexico city, a sharp increase in cases has also led to higher turn out at vaccination sites. concern is also spreading among parents as millions of children returned to school from the holiday break is a lot in which up with other one here. we have to be very careful because this is affecting the children more than before. so we need to have more safety measures. but with the support of us all, and the teachers, we should be all right. back with more than 4000000 cases of coven 19 have been recorded in mexico. since the start of the pandemic, according to data from johns hopkins university and deaths from the virus have surpassed 300000. with such a staggering death toll, the government has been accused of negligence in it's handling of the pandemic response. pepco. and despite a steep rise, in new cases, mexico's president has denied the country, has entered
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a 4th wave of contagion. is danella adrian thing is this new variance is very, can take yes, but luckily it is not requiring hospitalizations nor have we registered an increase in the number of deaths. and that is the most important thing. mexico's government has not yet released official numbers of infections linked to the amazon barrier policy. analysts say this isn't the only area we're transparency is lacking. the one that caught that gadarian in them on one thing that we still don't have in mexico, and it would be very important for their heart ministry to publish a database on the progress of the vaccination campaign. we have daily reports. yes . and what we don't have the database that can be analyzed, mexico's government continues to face criticisms over what many c, as he relaxed attitude toward contagion, and for not requiring a negative cobit 19 test for foreign visitors. this recent surgeon to wrote a virus cases is not limited to mexico, but rather
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a trend being experienced by countries all across latin america. manuel rap, hello al jazeera mexico city court documents have reveal tennis, t r. no van joe. kevin tested positive for cove at 19 last month and his lawyers say that swine, he has a vaccine exemption to enter estrella ciocca, which was denied entry after landing in melbourne this week to play in the australian open his lawyer. so trying to overturn the cancellation of his visa legal papers shoe he tested positive for corona virus on december 16th is now being detained in 8 melbourne hotel and checked doubles player and our server cova is now also being detained in the same hotel. she says she also had permission to play in this trailing open, but no plans to leave the country. still. hence, on al jazeera boy, the ethiopian governments is part and a number of i pul, phone,
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political prisoners, call us. all the important thing for this is just what we is and europe's taxi artists fear for their future. you inc. ben ah the hello. they welcome to the look at the international forecasting, the usual showers across much of southeast asia, the heaviest ones generally to the south of the equator. so is still seeing some very heavy showers into a good part of indonesia. 141 millimeters of rain here in the past 24 hours in the state. that way as we go on through the next couple of days, singapore could ching there just to the north of the equator, to see the majority of showers running to the south. of that,
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so southern parts of malaysia into indonesia, seeing further heavy downpours as we go on through the next few days without pause . continue. meanwhile, across eastern parts of australia. not quite as widespread as they have been recently, but the cloud stood in place. therefore, the showers just coming up across east inside of new south wales, out of victoria, up towards that eastern corner of queensland and little clutch of storms. just around the cape york benicia that may well develop into tropical cycling over the next few days. that could bring some very wet weather to the north of cans of the system over towards fiji to watch out for over the next day or 2. there you go. those showers will continue rout eastern parts of us as we go through monday and on into tuesday. quater by this stage with showers there for new zealand. ah. on counting the cost inflation supply chain wireless and on the chrome,
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i've defined 2021. so what's in store for 20? $22.00. they have a gram profit. john's at the heart of china's economic woes, will beijing bill to revive growth and going mainstream? is it another begin the printer currency? counting the cost on al jazeera o, unprompted, and uninterrupted discussions. from a london bro casenita, ah ah, blue ah, this is al jazeera, quick reminder of the top stories this our authorities in kansas don say they've detained the former national security chief on suspicion of treason. after days of
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fun and protests, the contact person says he's authorized his forces to fire without warning. pakistan's interior ministry says of these 16 people frozen to death was they tried to watch the countries for snowfall this winter. many in a northern region had ignored warnings, advising them not to go outside. and india house recorded more than 840000 new quote daily colbert 19 cases. as a new 7 month, high capital, new delhi is among the worst hit regions, and he is under curfew. 3 white men have been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a black joker in the us state of georgia. 2 of them father and son, was fence the life term without the possibility of parole. ahmad aubrey was hunted down while he was out for a run in the mostly white neighborhoods. in 2020,
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she had tambra tansy reports booths, was the verdict armored aubrey's family had hoped for? that is life plus 20 travis mcmichael and his father gregory give him the maximum sentence for murdering 25 year old aubrey of to chasing him through a georgia neighborhood. in february of 2020 william roddy brown, who joined in the chase, was given a mandatory mud a sentence of life imprisonment, but with the possibility of parole. after 30 years. the judge said that he, unlike his co defendants, had displayed some remorse. all 3 can appeal their sentences, but also face a federal hate crimes trial. next month, before the sentencing members of abra family made their case, a man who killed the master. salmon is called rome every single day. next to his father. and now we get the chance 6 next, my son,
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elbow again. and albert mother addressed her son directly. i made a promise to you today a lady tress. i told you i love you. and some day, somehow i would get to justice. the presiding judge said he thought deeply about the case even paused in silence for a minute to suggest how long aubrey had been running in fear of his life before he was murdered. a fraction of the time that a mod armory was running in satilla shores and rendering his verdict. the judge alluded to the racial fault lines of this community in the deep south. i argue that maybe a neighbors more than the people who just own property around your house. i believe that is also believe that in assuming the worst in others we show our worst character outside the court. aubrey's mother. thank lucy,
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supported her family and made reference to one of the most shocking moments of the trial. when one of the prosecutors alleged her son was not a victim, but a criminal quotes with no socks to cover his dirty toenails. the law toenails that she law in a long and then she she failed, admitting that a mile was lying there in illinois with a big hole in the chair at side. the court there was celebration and accountability for the murder of a black man by white men. in the south, so many of them still haven't gotten anybody arrested for killing their child. so busy about all of us say no more, no more, no more. but it should be remembered that in the aftermath of ob, reese killing, the police and local authorities did nothing excepting the word of those now convicted of murder. that aubrey had been up to no goods. only when video evidence was released weeks later, did stage authorities act. she, everton see algae 0, ethiopian governance is announced. it will pardon a number of high profile political prisoners. officials say it's time to promote se
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national dialogue, the haunting reports, a lull, and fighting has made way for potential dialogue. the ethiopian government is pardoning a number of high profile political prisoners, including members of the rebel to gray people's liberation front. the government has been fighting the t p l f for more than a year amid ethnic and tribal tension prime minister abbey meds. government says the pardons purpose is to paved the way for a lasting solution to ethiopia as problems in a peaceful, non violent way, especially with the aim of making the all inclusive national dialogue a success. it was not immediately clear how many of those granted amnesty have been freed. ah, the war in the north has claimed the lives of thousands of people and left hundreds of thousands more facing famine conditions into gray, which is under what the united nation says is a de facto blockade. un secretary general, antonio gutierrez,
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welcomes the news of the pardon on twitter. sane. i will remain actively engaged in assisting ethiopia to bring an end to the fighting and to restore peace and stability. the pardons coincide with orthodox christmas. a day widely celebrated by christians in ethiopia. it also overlaps with a visit by us envoy jeffrey feltman, who was pushing for talks. the conflict has threatened to tear apart africa's 2nd most populous state and to stabilize the horn of africa region. what can the nobel peace prize winning prime minister negotiate a solution in his country divided by war? leah harding al jazeera the u. s. national security adviser has reportedly discussed the possibility of snap banks sanctions on iran with israeli authorities . jake sullivan is believed to have brought up the threat of sanctions as a means to deter a wrong from enriching uranium to weapons grade level. under the 2015 nuclear deal,
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participants come complains the un security council. if another participant is in violation, the cancel must then pass a new resolution within 30 days, but the country launching the complaints can veto that resolution triggering the so called snap back sanctions. on mohammed's merante is an advisor to runs delegation negotiating in vienna. he says, threats, won't sitter iran from getting a good deal. this ironic that the united states which violated the deal from day one, when obama signed basically signed the deal. he told the treasury not to allow banks to cooperate with you. rodney threatened banks not to work with iran, and that was a violation of the deal, a key violation of the deal. and of course then trump tore up the deal. and by that has been continuing with trumps maximum pressure sanctions. and the europeans have been abiding by trump, and biden,
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and obama all along. so the countries that have been violating the deal are western countries. so for them to threaten the run is, is quite extraordinary. but that's how the world that we live in works regards to the snap back. the truth is that, and this is what western diplomats have been telling me or former diplomat media people in the media close to western diplomat western countries. no, they don't have leverage. maximum pressure means maximum pressure of trump could have done war more to hurt ordinary run into fighting could have done more to hurt women and children in iran. they would have done that deadlines and threats of snap back have no impact on the iranian delegation. the iranians are going to make sure it's a good deal. there is progress, but it's very slow. and that's because the europeans and the americans were dragging their feet. they want to have their cake and eat it to they want the iranians to implement the deal in full, but they want to have sanctions and they want to have extra concessions. and that
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simply not going to happen. the u has been sizes of unregulated chemical substances . in tatty links, scientists say many others can cause cancer or other serious illnesses will. taxes are a big business in germany and is dominant, cain reports and berlin. some fear the ban could hurts their livelihoods. daniel calls or discusses today's jobs with his colleague, lena, he runs the classic tattoo cows or shop these other tools of his trade inks and chemicals which have been in use for many years, but no longer get new colors. but in the morning we have round about 10120 different colors, the new colors vendor colors coming in the middle of the year. we have just 30 cause does the thing and you lose from the quality 30 percent. it's precisely these colors which daniel believes, are the life blood of his craft colors are the important thing for it towards this
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is a this is that what we is bring colors in the skin under the skin. the people come, i like to have this. i'm sort of the colors are what you can do to just rock play with the needles with this. this is the base to work. when you take the base, you destroyed a business, but to others, such inks are dangerous. the you says they pose a serious health hazard that these substances are actually also restricted in cosmetics. so you're not allowed to use them because metrics which are just placed on the skin. and now we are extending that of course to these materials which are injected under the skins. some estimates suggest around 12 percent of people across the e. you have at least one tattoo here in germany. that number is believed to be even higher, perhaps around 20 percent. so what takes place in the body when these narrow band inks come into contact with us. here at the german federal risk assessment institute,
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dr. michael gue product leanne told me one can sign is what happens beneath the skin barrier. we know that not all pigment to remain on the place. where did that to? is it being made or in a did to pigment? is injected? we know that from studies that the lymph nodes of tattooed individuals are colored whatever the rights or wrongs of this particular issue, tattoos themselves remain very popular, especially for young people like cassius, back at the crowds, the tattoo shop. he's having a favorite cartoon character inked onto his arm for the moment. snoopy will be there in just black and white, but conceal says he's got plans for more colorful tattoos some day soon. dawn at came al jazeera berlin, pioneering actor sidney poitier, has died at the age of 94. he was the 1st black man to win the academy award for best actor. and in a career spanning more than half a century,
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he inspired many enrolls for chains, strong african american characters. rob reynolds takes a look back at his life. excepting his 2nd academy award. this one for lifetime achievement sydney. what year paid tribute to those who had preceded him. i accept this award in memory of all the african american actors and actresses who went before me in the difficult years. but it was poitiers himself who cleared the path for many black stars in hollywood. born in miami to immigrants from the bahamas, what ye trained on the new york stage before breaking through on the big screen? his signature rolls founded on the themes of america's racial conflicts. in the late fifties, he played a southern prison convict chain to awaiting and made as they made a desperate escape. you married to me? all right, okay. and he is lorraine,
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but i am going south on no honeymoon now in the early sixty's, another of what these characters touched on. interracial marriage, which was still illegal in several american states. mom, this is john. meanwhile, what year was helping to wage the real life fight to win 1st class citizenship for black people? i became interested in civil rights struggle out of necessity to survive in the heat of the night. what ga, played a northern detective, undaunted by southern bigotry, virgil, that's a funny name for. they got bought a car from philadelphia. what did they call you up there? a call may miss that tabs that film 15 academy awards, including for best picture i build a java. i my then what you had already won his own ass girl, the 1st awarded to a male african american actor. the prize was for lilies of the field in which the issue of race was left largely unspoken. in that film he played
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a warm hearted mechanic who builds a chapel for a group of singing nuns. but in one of his late screen rolls this time portraying nelson mandela lottie a return to the struggle for racial justice. every day, the sales of your jail grew more and more crowded with angry and defiant young men . what da drew criticism from some black activists who called him to passive in the offscreen struggle for civil rights. but his standing has endured sidney poitier, a proud hollywood pioneer. ah, this is al jazeera, these are the headlines authorities in kazakhstan, say they detained, a former national security chief on suspicion of treason. after days of violent
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protests, cass i, president says he's authorized his forces to fire without warning of and for a steel walker.

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