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violence and bloodshed believe in extremely harsh conditions. and for 10 years their plight was largely over. they were of the victims of nigel, most forgotten in monetary crisis. ah, hello novak your coverage was 3 days away from trying to make tennis history in the australian open. but instead, the tennis rural number one will face detention from saturday after the australian government canceled his visa again. john bakovich has refused to be vaccinated against co, with 19. the australian government says he should not be in the country on health grounds. sarah clark reports from brisbin with just days until the estrogen open. novak joke of each was in training to win his 21st major tournament. but hours after he was seen on court in the rod laver arena. the federal government
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canceled his visa for a 2nd time scuttling his attempt to defend his title. the immigration minister alex hawk used his discretionary powers to make the decision in a statement he said, the ruling was made in the interest of public health and good order. the prime minister scott marson stated, australians had made many sacrifices during his pandemic, and they expect those sacrifices to be protected. a point he made when the federal government cancelled docket, which is visa for the 1st time. last week. rules are rules as well. i said yesterday, that's the policy the government and has been our government strong border protection policies, and particularly in relation to the pandemic. that is unsure, the destroyer has one of the lowest death rights from cove it anywhere in the world . on monday, a federal court, i've turned to governments visa cancellation only now to have it revoked once again . astrology has had some of the toughest border restrictions in place during the pandemic. with 9,
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the standard strengthens out population now vaccinated. the m morrison. government has been about border control. i'm done this, there's been this great tension around celebrities, not only in sport, film, stars, and j. v. stars mothers. i'm coming in to australia as a time when people were forbidden from a from australian citizen, permanent residence, are allowed to visit, so that their home country jock of each, his well known for his opposition to mandatory vaccinations and his in the past refused to reveal his status this week in a stipend, he confirmed he had tested positive for cove at 19 last month and requested a medical exemption to play in the australian open. he now could face a 3 year ban from re entering australia. this ministerial ruling could see jock of each to puerto before the australian open begins on monday. when he faces the 1st
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round of the tournament, his legal team says it will appeal the decision that could take the matter back to the federal court. sarah clark, al jazeera crispin, australia on his native serbia. the health minister says he defends his freedom not to get back unaided the fans of the world. number one, there are also standing by him saying australia is treating him unfairly. all this additional along with norfolk is going true is the frustration of our entire nation here. it's not no means. so one comes from here or it's not desirable anywhere. even if he's on the top of the world, does not acceptable. who sam does. if they had said from the beginning that only vaccinated people can participate, it wouldn't be correct. oh, but as it is at one point, they telling one thing another time, they tell him something else. well darko revolving as an associate professor at the university of belgrade and serbia. he says the tenant star should have been
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vaccinated before traveling to australia. death, no doubt, that the joker, superstar not on the serbia he is now left for the month. super play is danny, played and he's the best and he's played in every nation. so be proud, proud of him, but i am maybe not even competent person to come in because there is a 2 sides in the one serbian side which supports you entirely. and he's big and another side, i am chief time boxing a and i to plug in issue is because i take care of myself, but mostly i think people around me. so it's not the case about no joke. and it was, it was not clearly, rather he got qualities and he, he's also not clear. basically he's q r codes on he's, he's documentation. so he knows perfectly that he's coming close to the enormous district regulations. so being fun or not, of jokers being 30 to one side,
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but being the dimensions. and so i think if you could assist us and someone who is very low, will be the person, it's opposite side. so i feel good not joking greatly at this moment because if kids, if you can use the country or coming up from other countries can follow regulation. and if you understand in europe the some you know, you can just pop up and get from your visa and it gets you the way for 2 years. then other countries has to follow is in his entire career. it's jeopardize and as jock of which is legal troubles unfold, australia is battling a surgeon current of virus infections. its most popular state of new south wales has reported a 3rd day of record number of deaths. hospitals are struggling with staff shortages on disrupted supply chains, leading to empty supermarket child. in europe,
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germany has reported its highest number of infections since the pandemic began. more than 1900000 new cases. be highly contagious. ami kron variance. now accounts for most of those infections, health officials, or warning f cases continue to climb, they could swamp the health care system. on the pandemic is also pushing germany to the brink of an economic recession. europe's largest economy shrank at the end of 2021 without falling by up to one percent in the last financial quarter. another decline like that could force the country into a recession. donna cain reports from berlin. the situation here is in one sense, worse than it has ever been the incidence of cove. it certainly here in the german capital is higher than it has ever been. the numbers of new infections across the entire country is higher than it has ever been. that number, and that number itself more than 92000 announced on friday that itself
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a rec hold. but 10 percent higher than the previous day thursday which itself was also a record at $81000.00. so it's very clear for medics and ministers right now. this is the worst headache they could possibly have in a political sense, the trying to keep a lid on army chrome and in some people's eyes. failing at a news conference on friday, the question was put to the new health minister called lots of our that may be because some people say ami chrome is milder for most people who are infected with it, that it should be allowed to to run ravage as it were through the country and thereby helped build a heard immunity. this is the reaction, the minister came up with on the learner for them to 1000 us. and i want against the idea that we in germany should accept a full barn epidemic. accept the number of victims that we then would have to mourn is uncertain, is certainly too high. and it would also not lead to protection against further variance afterwards. because we cannot deduce from the current infection and rather
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is unlikely. it's worth also bearing in mind that right at this moment, around 2 thirds of all the coven patients in intensive care in german hospitals are on vaccinated. remember that there are many millions of people in this country who still have had not even one vaccination. and it is they who the government a trying to prioritize whilst repeating their mantra of where a mosque ventilate your buildings where possible and get that booster. why? because they believe omicron is that kimberly dangerous menace as it were for them here in germany right now. and the u. s. has in reporting an average of 800000 new cases a day for the past week. hospitals are struggling with their highest ever numbers of co, with 1900 patients. the center for disease control says the decimal could be as high as 62000 in the next month. our white house correspondent, kimberly hock,
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it says that health system is under immense strain. the hospitals are still struggling, and that's why you as president joe biden, deployed another round of military doctors and nurses to 6 hot spots around the united states. 6, a states that are particularly high in terms of not only the infections, but also the hospitalizations and deaths. now in terms of how this federal response is be received by the general public, it's getting low marks because there's a lot of frustration that the president knew. this would be a difficult winter, would even it without the i'm a chron variant. and the problem is, is that still the public does not have widespread access to free testing masking. so what we're waiting for is further guidance from the white house on that. it's been promised for weeks. and we understand that some of that new guidance could be available later today on friday. so we're watching carefully for that. but in the
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midst of all of this, the overarching message from the white house has been get vaccinated. the problem is it's vaccination effort to try and at least force the federal employers as well as private employers with a 100 plus employees. is that the supreme court struck down that effort, saying that it was in violation of civil liberties. and as a result, only health care facilities that receive federal dollars can enforce this mandate. so this has been a problem for joe biden. he is getting low approval ratings. he's struggling to get ahead of the narrative that his promise to really get a grasp on the cove. it epidemic has not come to fruition. the u. k. prime minister's office as apologize to the queen after merged a party was thrown on the eve of her husband's funeral. the drinks were held downing street on april 16 last year. this was in a corona virus lockdown when socializing indoors with band. and the nation was an
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official morning for the prince. the next day the queen attended the socially distance, the funeral of prince philip. oh, that isn't the 1st apology this week on wednesday in parliament, boris johnson asked the british public for forgiveness for attending a separate drinks events on the 20th of may and 2020. the barker has more from london. the government's boist on some already very much in crisis mode. and now this which isn't going to do the prime minister any favors. i mean picture the scene, it's april. the 16th 2020 talk 2021. it was a warm evening. i know where i was that evening and inside the doors of number 10 downing street in the basement, we believe a cone to report of the telegraph newspaper around 30 people had gathered for a double good by bash. there was drinking, there was dancing, and according to that telegraph report, at least one official was sent off to local supermarket on a booze run. to keep the party going on. of course,
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only the day after the country and national morning flags across the land flying at half mast was the funeral of the duke of edinburgh, prince philip, and that iconic pitch of queen elizabeth, cutting a lonely figure. the pews of saint george's chapel is remembered by everybody in this country. i remind a symbol of perhaps the sacrifice that lots of people made during the pandemic. while there has been 2 apologies, the 1st of form, one of the officials whose leaving do it was he said it was bad timing. he is now a deputy editor in chief of the sun. newspaper. james slack is his name on the 2nd coming from a number 10 spokes person. this apology aimed at the palace to say, sorry for these parties happening at a time of national morning. no apology. personally though from boyce johnson anger,
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from opposition, m. p. 's who say that the bach essentially stops with bars johnson, and he should be the one bearing the brunt of all of this. still has on al jazeera japan to assess security threats from north korea after pyongyang long sits 3rd missile task this year. and molly's leaders who took power in a cou, asked the public to protests, gains regional sanctions. ah, hello there be got a real wintry mix in the weather across the middle east, over the next couple of days. rain slaten snowfall. many of us said we got lots of clouds showing up on the satellite pitcher spilling out to turkey, rolling across the levant, and easing towards s, syria and iraq. so significant snowfall coming in here, i was the high ground was that you see some heavy rain to,
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to western parts of iran. follow that line of right across us here at casa, we will see some rainfall as we go through saturday and on into sunday. so that's something to mark you caught that wet weather just straddling a saudi arabia, running all the way across into the red sea is still there as we go on through sunday. some heavy rain also pushing into the u i. e could cool some localized flooding course, and that system makes his way all the way up to was afghanistan still cold enough, farther north, across iran, iraq pushing up towards turkey. the levant seems a nice there for damascus. and for jerusalem to certainly feeling a bit like winter cold enough to cross northern parts of africa, we want a 2 showers in play, his showers to just around the gulf of guinea, southern part of the guinea coast. some that wet weather may will even affect the football. in cameroon, we'll see some heavy rain coming through here. much of southern africa, seeing some light, the showers. i the next couple of days. ah.
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on counting the cost of the cycle, great resignation, guys, global. why are people increasingly quitting that john egypt for is canal is achieved the highest revenues, and it's been high. why he was wearing between liaison in counting the call on al jazeera, intelligent and playful, alters are in high demand as pets in japan. but concerns are going over the illegal smuggling and irresponsible breeding of these wild one east investigates on the a problem. again, the top stories on al jazeera, this, our australia is immigration minister has council 10 star novak just,
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which is visa just days ahead of the australian open chunk of edge has been ordered back into the tension as you fight deportation. the opposite. the u. k. prime minister boars johnson has apologize to the queen officer to merge the party was held on the eve of her husband's funeral to gatherings. will reporters are taking place in downing street during your career is locked down on april 60 in the u. s. intensive care units are close to capacity because of the right thing. number of turn, a virus infections. and in germany, cases just served to another old time high. the e. u has condemned the coordinated cyber attack on ukraine's government on is called an emergency meeting to respond. hacker is targeted websites for the ministry of foreign affairs and other government agencies. it's not clear yet who's behind it, but the foreign ministry says there's been a long record of russian cyber attacks in the past. there's been recent tension after moscow's true build up on its border with ukraine. brushed us for
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a minister survey laross as his countries prepared to respond. if western nations reject moscow's security proposals, he wants a detailed answer in writing to demands, including limits on nato expansion. in the region. several round the talks to is the crisis and eastern ukraine have been taking place this week. but the most volatile is i look at the we have talked about the fact that such an approach is acceptable and we cannot approve of such were union literal interpretation of security guarantees. so we expect a response from our colleagues in writing, just like we did because we have submitted our proposals in writing and will continue working to be prepared for any kind of developments. you're convinced that if there's google and if there is will compromise. one can always find mutual acceptable solutions, beachy dawson, jabari has more from moscow. russia's patience with the actions of the west is
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done. basically it's run out. it's come to an end. he said, that's all communications channel with the you are not closed, very strong words from the foreign minister. he also said that russia believes that nato and the u. s. will use will build up troops alongside its borders in the coming months and use the tensions with ukraine as an excuse to do so. the foreign minister said, that's really, they're just waiting for a response from nato about their proposal, and that they will not wait forever. the russians have made it very clear that they will decide when the time is right for them to take action, and that they will not indefinitely wait for a response. in the meantime, we've also heard from the spokesperson of president, lot of me putting on thursday, who also highlighted the fact that this week has really not been as successful one
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in terms of coming to any kind of a resolution about where to go forward from this point, of course, the russian position is that the troops, they have alongside the border with ukraine carrying out to exercise as is well within their rights. and that they have reasons to believe that they need to be very much on top of their own security. and that they don't want nato to expand and also artificially expand was the word that, that the foreign minister use in reference to not only ukraine joining the 30 member alliance. but also he said that the united states is enticing scandinavian countries to join nato. and that is something that russia will not tolerate. the us has condemned north korea as late as miss allan saying it poses a threat to the international community. that happened just hours after washington call for new sanctions. young and defended the tests as a legitimate right to self defense and warned of a stronger reaction if more sanctions are imposed in japan's government has ordered
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an investigation into the security threats. these tests may pose to ation and shipping. it could be more than north korea's ongoing military activity, including repeated ballast, massage, loan july threats to the peace and safety of japan and regionally in our serious concern for all of the international community. so that's 2 more ballistic missiles on friday. the 3rd since the beginning of the new year, all of which violates un security council resolutions. according to north korean state media, the previous test included hypersonic missiles. they were rolled out and fired from mountain tunnels, or in one case a submarine to demonstrate their growing capabilities. please, 7 test had taken place since president biden took office, and north korea has refused to respond to his administration. diplomatic efforts. sumi terry is the director of the center for korean history and public policy at the wilson center. she says the miss all test set a typical pattern of behavior by north korea. he's not related to sanctions. they
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were going to do this anyway. these to test follow what we've seen in the fall of last year. they've been testing new a variety of different missiles, right? new summary line to police in missile new train mounted ballistic missile and had presenting missiles. so they have a broader strategic objective here, which is to diversify missile arsenal. enhanced viability of their missile forces and keep the missile defenses. so they are on this trajectory of continue to expand their program. and then of course, there are some internal reasons as well. they want to show, showing in defiance to united states international community because they are going through our lot of internal stresses to the regime. they are the 1st country to cross the border with china in january of 2020 or because of the cove. it concerns and they're completely closed also, they are suffering economically. there is food shortages, they need to show, signify signals straight to the united states. i'm concerned that after paging
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olympics in february and after presidential election in march and particularly if a conservative opposition candidate comes in south korea into korea relations going to only worsen and they have a lot of other weapons they have not tested. so they could then really ramp up tensions by testing intercontinental ballistic missile hassan 16 for example. and in terms of u. s. s. response. you know, this is the 3rd decade of dealing with north korea. we've tried almost everything including sitting down with kim, telling them 3 times of you know, present from dinner. so we don't have a whole lot of other options except to continue essentially show up to fences and continue to work with our allies, south korea and japan. in terms of the tories and containment, but you know, this is not an ideal solution, but there are, this is a problem from now. when it comes to north korea, we don't have an ideal solution when it comes to north korea. i'm afraid, thousands of antique professors have gathered in the to museum cap on security
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forces surrounded a central karen tunis to contain the demonstrators. they're accusing president of the staging a cru. he's been under pressure since july after he saw the prime minister suspend the parliament and seized far reaching powers. i says he did is to save his country and to fight corruption. the un says at least 108 people have been killed and airstrikes. and if you're because t gray region, since the start of this month says be your strikes were carried out by if you p. s . air force. federal troops have been fighting to brian rebels for more than a year. aid workers have said civilians continue to be killed by strikes and to cry . despite prime minister of my calling for national reconciliation to end the conflict. hundreds of people, molly have come out and protest against sanctions imposed by the west african block eco us, the military, which took power in a cru last year. the public to demonstrate calling the regional sanctions extreme at the last took the steps in response to the military delaying elections. nicholas
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hoc has more from the car and neighboring cynical we're seeing protest, not just in the capital bummer co, but also in timber to in, bu grenier, where people are using the vbms to try to make as much noise as possible and to try to get the attention of the international community. they're out in inactive defiance and show support to this government of transition led by military until you see me going to faced with international sanctions and increasingly isolated just on sunday, the west african body echo was put in heavy sanctions against the country and the government of transition the borders air and land borders are closed. so is the freezing of transactions between molly and neighboring country. now this is a land lock country. so just in a matter of just a few days, the price of rights has $25.00 killers of rights has gone up by a dollar in a country where most people live on less than $2.00 a day. and then add to that the question of paying people salaries,
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if they don't have access to the funds controlled by the central bank. so those are issues that has made a lot of people angry. and the protest started with the movement of prayer and by my co moment of prayer for peace, this piece that is, becomes so elusive. despite the presence of $14000.00 un peacekeepers, costing a $1000000000.00 a year and $5000.00 french soldiers. well, more than a 1000000 people have been displaced, thousands of people have been killed because because of attacks launched by groups that are gaining grounds and for a see me go, it's the answer to this elusive piece, the piece or bring back the piece is to delay elections by further 5 years is to bring in russian fighters. there are about $500.00 russian fighters that are on the ground associated to the private security company. wagner's group aid agencies, or warning of a forgotten humanitarian crisis in northwest nigeria,
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10 years of violence has left hundreds of thousands without food shelter or a medicine. after my dad's rece reports from some far estate, ah said, yeah, donna has been in the school for 2 hours waiting to receive few kilograms of grades and some 2nd hand baby clothes. the mother of 3 has been displeased twice in 3 years. and during that time, this is the only 3rd occasion she has managed to get any food aid. what this runs out have family who are rely on what they usually eat. when i sent them south and now communist robin, if we can't find food, we will live on wild plants and corn husks. although it should be harder now because the rains have stopped. but private individuals, local groups are trying to ease the suffering, volunteers at some for a cycle work, the phones and computers sourcing full funds online. we have started this program,
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the, the flow of money actually reduce. in fact, it's popped up. so this is the only one you we have to make a difference and going forward. the challenge is still there, the people are still there and their needs are still valid. so we feel the if need for continuity. i like i only see the government can do it alone, it has been doing it's both. but the void, the group wants to fil, is too big. about 700000 people have been forced from their home since the conflict between farmers and hood is escalated. now semi urban areas are bursting at the seams. attacks on gris, our rare, but there is a steady rise in the number of people arriving in the city, looking for help, threatening to overstretched, available resources, and facilities. they live in extremely high conditions and for 10 years their plight was largely overlooked. they was the victims of nigel, most forgotten,
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humanitarian crisis. men here feel abundant and can't understand why they've been neglected for so long. there are few camps for the displeased with many living on the street. the state government says the camps can only provide temporary relief anyway, and the people will be better going home. will most do every impossible to make sure that we protect most people to deploy much obscurities to go along with them. don't go out. men with those communities. in case of any attack, is better for us to spend. what about amount for that process? dental coma, have some id, peace and day, said capital, or look in can they had a quote. but with images of the latest massacre by an armed gang, still fresh fuel choose to go back to their villages. despite bliss attempts to reassure them. the incident, a book whom an uncle will not happen again, is
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a coincidence, visible out on auto district. and we'll continue to do our best would mustn't deployment in areas where we ship. there are some truths with all the touch. cooksey's men here say they would rather live on the streets and relative safety and be killed by bandits who showed no mercy. how many degrees al jazeera nigeria ah, the headlines and al 0, australia's immigration minister, his council tennis started by joker, which his visa just days ahead of the australian open chaka vets has been ordered back into detention as he fights deport.

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