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hey, tamara, al jazeera english proud recipient of the new york festivals broadcaster of the year award for the 5th year running blue. ah, this is al jazeera ah, hello, i am emily ang, when this is the news, our live from doha. coming up in the next 60 minutes, russia has dismissed to washington's accusations. it's planning a sabotage operation in ukraine to justify an invasion tennis world. and milan novak jacqueline, she's back in a nest, rollin detention hotel, spanking anger in his native sylvia. plus you got
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a prime minister who has lost the ball authority to lead pressure mounts on british prime minister boris johnson to resign. after revelations, there were more parties at downing street during lockdown, and elijah on to see volcano robs need tongue, does seen from ada space and ascending synonymy waynes across the south pacific and in sport, manchester city take another step closer to winning the premier li title. a beaten chelsea, one nell to take a 13 point lead half is help with we saw this news our with the crisis between russia and ukraine, diplomatic efforts to deescalate the rising tension and now gathering pace. in the coming days, the foreign ministers of germany and canada are expected in the region for talks
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with kiev, and moscow will have their work cut out for them. after the week ended under the shadow of a new looming crisis. the government says russia is planning a full flag operation in ukraine to justify an invasion. the kremlin denies the accusation. we have correspondence covering all angles of this story. dosa jabari live for us in moscow. but 1st, let's go to our pentagon correspondent, rosalind jordan live for us in washington, d. c. hello, there, rose. what's the latest coming out of j. c? well, there hasn't been any announcement of follow on discussions between the americans and the russians. that was certainly the bite administration's hope after several days of intense diplomacy in geneva, in vienna and in brussels. but that said the biden administration, according to some officials, apparently his lord, it's lawson and his being very vocal about what it describes as
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a very real threat from russia, not just to ukraine, but to western europe, sa stability. this is a situation where as you alluded, the americans are accusing the russians of staging operatives in various parts of eastern ukraine, essentially to cause chaos and to create a justification for a russian military invasion of eastern ukraine. the usaa says that it is making this information, although it's very scant available so that people understand what the real stakes are. the u. s. is also repeating that while it is providing military assistance to ukraine. the president joe biden has been adamant that u. s. troops will not be on the ground to defend ukraine, and that's mainly because even though the u. s. made promises to ukraine to us support, it's a security after it gave up its nuclear weapons program. the ukranian,
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the government is not a part of nato. and so the u. s. does not have a legal obligation excuse me, to support of militarily the ukrainians. now this is also a situation where the u. s. is of thanking the russians for taking down a notable law. ransomware group are called regal. a group that had been a targeting american businesses and holding their computer systems for millions of dollars and ransom. the russian government did make some arrest on friday. but it's not clear whether this development is going to be enough to try to reduce the tensions between the 2 countries. plenty of moving parts to the story. thank you very much for that update. rosalyn jordan live for us in washington day saying, all right, let's head to moscow now. why don't jabari standing by for us? joseph rusher is denying these allegations of this false flag attack. can you break it down for us?
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certainly the russian foreign minister say good lover of during his annual press conference on friday, stressed that russia's patience with the actions of the west is running out and that they are no longer going to wait around to have further talks. as far as the russian government is concerned, there will be no more dialogue with the united states in the coming weeks or months . they're now waiting for an official response from nato, about their concerns of ukraine or any other countries joining the 30 member alliance. the russian foreign minister also said that they, his country, has intelligence or reasons to believe that the u. s. and natal are likely in the coming weeks and months to be building up their troops alongside the russian border with the, using the pretext of the tensions with ukraine as an excuse to do so. and he said very clearly that that is not acceptable to the russian government, and that is very much a red line for this country. this is
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a sentiment that was also shared by the kremlin spokesperson earlier this week, following the 3 rounds of talks of various city european cities at between russia and the u. s. and european countries and nato. the sentiment here is that the talks were not successful and that the kremlin said that any kind of sanctions imposed by the u. s. government on russia will be comparable to severing ties with russia. so there is a sense that things have really not gotten any better through dialogue. and this diplomacy over the past week, but just they just highlighted house tense. the situation is and the diplomats that are on the way here. and we know that the german foreign minister will be arriving in moscow on tuesday in the hopes of trying to whole further discussions about the escalating the tensions. ok, thank you very much for breaking it down for us dosage of our life for us in moscow . okay. so let's take a closer look at the timeline of events leading up to this crisis since april last year. moscow has been deploying more than 100000 troops near its border with the
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crime. in december, president vladimir putin for the 1st time, laid out a set of security demands to the u. s. and it's nice so allies, among them denying ukraine and other ex soviet countries. nato membership, no meaningful progress has been made since despite recent high level meetings in geneva, brussels and vienna. and as we mentioned on friday, the u. s. government accused russia of plotting a so called false flag operation, the criminal code it a groundless suspicion for more analysis. let's bring in john hopes. he is the us ambassador. he was rather the us ambassador to ukraine, and he's now a senior director of the atlantic councils eurasia center in joins us live from virginia. hello there, john, thanks for being on this news. our so has diplomacy on ukraine, reached a stalemate, and where to from here. both the diplomacy on ukraine has achieved nothing because moscow's insisting on conditions of the united states and nato
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would never accept. the question is, is moscow doing this in order to get the rejection extend leaves into the ukraine? that's the big question. but diplomacy, meaning use of our non military persuasion is playing an important role. here. the russians don't like the series of measures and by and as has said, would follow a criminal invasion major, major sanctions, moving of nato forces for him to the east and certainly weapons to korean. and this may be playing a role in persuading, put to not to send his troops to you. so going forward, what shape would mil, military action take if russia was to invite? well, the military action is not going to be us troops fighting or nato to fighting russian troops. it would be nato forces becoming stronger along rushes borders. and as you
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just reported, glove rasa does not acceptable of other military steps would include sending more weapons from the united states and from nato states to cray. so i think those things also give moscow pause. they don't want to have more nato troops up near the border. they should not send their troops to commit another major aggression against ukraine. so if you say this gives mosque i, paul, is what she think their next steps will b r. one thing i'm, i am certain know they're trying to intimidate the united states nato ukraine into making concessions under the threat of them invasion. but the, with the talks through a whole this week in vienna, in geneva, in brussels, the dark yield, any success from oscar. now they say they don't want to have anymore talks because they're worthless, but they're still waiting for the response. a written response to the 2 draft trees
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they provide to the united states and nato. so they're still waiting for that. i think waiting for that gives a chance to consider, well, a way to step back from this crisis. why is that one of their conditions? one of the things that must has been calling for is to have ukraine. another ex, soviet countries remain out of nato. why is that so important for them? of they want to dominate the foreign policy of their neighboring states. they want to make sure that those states are under their influence. that's what this is all about. you know, are all the countries which have joy nato, since the end of the cold war did not join because neither was saying, please, because members, they joined russell, afraid of moscow's intentions. and mass girls persuade all these countries that they moscow or danger. this, this is the 3rd fact that we're julie was in the same, of course, is true of georgia and ukraine. moscow watched organs, georgia,
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2000 me has been conducting a war against ukraine since 2014. john, we heard from our correspondent dosa talking about things that have happened more recently. they've called about the so called false flag operation. can you explain the ramifications of this and what this will mean going forward? well, the, the idea is putin was to have an excuse, said his troops to craig, especially for the russian people. so he says, russian special forces and to ukraine, they attack the russian forties and the russian supported forces in occupied ukraine. and then that becomes a pretext for marcell, sending a $100000.00 troops to prove thus the basic idea. okay, we appreciate your insights there. john herbs, the former us ambassador to ukraine, and now senior director of the atlantic cancels eurasia center like you moving on, novak joke of it. she is back in detention at an immigration hotel after his visa
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was revoked for a 2nd time. the tennis star is expected to appeal the decision at a hearing on sunday. a day before the strolling open begins. joke of inches, visa was 1st cancelled after questions about his vaccine exemption that the decision was overturned. prompting any intervention by the immigration minister. he argued, joke of his presence could be a health risk and encourage anti vaccine sentiment. sarah clark has been following developments from brisbin. now the joke of is, legal team took the visa stuff back to the federal court, and the last minute bid to stop his deportation. on the eve of the astray and open, the tennis champion has been granted a temporary reprieve. as long as this matter is being played out in court, he can stay in australia. the federal government canceled his visa for a 2nd time, arguing the joke of which poses health risk. and his presence here in australia offend anti vaccination sentiment,
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and might encourage others not to comply with public health measures. took of its lawyers cited an online poll as evidence of widespread support for administrative it's 60 percent of a strident wanting him to play in the strolling open. the tennis champion is back in detention critical, including the former labor prime minister, kevin rud argued that scott morrison is using the visa saga as a distraction as a country record, a record number of daily type at 19 infections. joking, which is encore, rival, rafael, a doll has also white in arguing that this ongoing court battle is a distraction to the mind. game stallion open is much more important than, than any player. so if case playing finally. ok. if he's not playing, then open will be greater than open. we saw without him. that's. that's my point of view. this target isn't over yet. the matter is scheduled to return to the federal court for a final hearing on sunday, on the eve of the astray and open another joke which is set for the 1st round of
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the tournament. on monday. in australia, hundreds of anti vaccine demonstrate has gathered in melbourne, demanding jock of bitches relates. they calling on government to allow the tennis to play in the tournament. but they also want mask mandate to and many sterling's play joke of which should follow the rules though, and the entire controversy has drawn mixed response. i just think it's really unfair that people that people get treated differently from everybody else. i was, i provided every day had a really hard time part of it. and it's just like, i don't think it's that out of a decision and i think it just does, it distracts of again about what's going on as well. we don't have access to any rec benson said front of ours to sort of going crazy couple failures. the government wondering whether or not we can play the country as bit of a waste of time. in my opinion, it's a tough ball. i think it's a lose lose really government at this point. i think you know,
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rules are rules and we've all balls and the last couple years here in melbourne. so again, i think raleigh ordination before he arrive would have been better off in his home country said via the decision to revoke a joke. is it she's visa for a 2nd time. has provoked fees, reactions, support savvy surrounding government has politicize the issue and turned it into a witch hunt. the belgrade born player is considered a national hero at home, and the president has given him his full support. if you wanted to band novak jock of a true winning, his 10th australian opened trophy in melbourne, why didn't you deport him immediately? why didn't you tell him that it was impossible for him to get a visa to your country? why do you harassing and not only harass him, but his family and a whole nation? libertarian and proud? is that necessary to in an election? is that necessary to make your citizens like you, president from a small country as a period? who can say that to a great prime minister from a large country. so let's take
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a look back at how we got he earlier this month. a joke of it was denied entry to australia because he didn't meet the cove at 19 requirements. he was sent to an immigration detention hotel in melvin joking, which appealed to that decision, arguing his infection in december. when he was exempt from vaccine requirements, a court then overturned the immigration ministry just decision and ordered his release and organized as of the astronomy and open included him in the tennis championship. bash on friday, immigration minister alex hawk used his discretionary powers to cancel joke, which is these once again on the health grounds. k and bone is an australian immigration lawyer. he says the government invoked executive powers, which is difficult to challenge. and course the grounds that the minister personally cancelled mr jock, which is phaser on friday, were different to the grounds that upon which his face was canceled when he tried to enter the country. last week. the strain of mister ferris gratian is essentially
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conceited. the health risk point and they focused on he's presence in australia potentially stoking anti vaccine sentiment. or if your phasers canceled here in australia, most phase or applications in the future. do carry a criteria for the grants that you will be bod, from re entry to australia. unless compelling raisins exist that affect the interest of a stronger and looked at why he is extremely difficult to obtain. one could argue, obviously given is to drop the 2 status and also he's a patient in the strain open, which is one of the biggest sporting events here in australia that he's present. he would obviously bring certain economic benefits to australia that might rise most compelling interest, but still it's a discretionary grant and it will be very difficult for mr. brockovich to obtain a visa if he's not successful in these, in these proceedings. plenty more head on his knees,
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our including find out why micro shelters along the us. mexico border are turning away. desperate family will tell you which african countries leading the way in renewable energy and is on track to be completely self sufficient. landed and in for astronomy, or is aiming to finish the ashes series against england with another week. ah, more revelations of u. k. government parties during corona virus lockdown cape, emerging, the daily mirror newspapers says drink gatherings took place weekly will, than a dozen such occasions have now come to live. the leader of the opposition labor party says bar, as johnson is not fit for office. and his last trust of the public on wednesday prime minister johnson apologize to parliament for attending what he called a work event at
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a time when his government can find millions of people to their homes under a strict lockdown. bidding baba has been following developments from london. hello, then a dame. how much trouble is the pay? i mean, will it's fair to say he's in a lot of trouble right now. let's just hold remind view is that a visa and reports of parties at downing street which broke cove, it 19 regulations started to surface at the end of last year. and then there have been a whole stream of revelations and of course, on wednesday for his johnson in parliament here admitted that he was at a garden party at 10 downing street in may 2020, attended by dozens of staff which was called a, bring your own booze, gathering now, he says he didn't realize it was a party. most people have laughed at that suggestion. and even since then, there had been more revelations on friday to more leaving parties were reported
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about they happened in spring last year when i was still restrictions on gatherings . and they happened the night before, the funeral of prince philip, the husband of queen elizabeth, and then she was photographed on her own in morning at the funeral service because of the coverage regulations. this has got many more people furious. one of the most government friendly newspapers, the daily express today is, has on its front page. the queen deserves better than miss walk. number 10 has apologized to buckingham palace for that incident, saying it was regrettable that it happened during a time of national morning. but i think the public wants to hear more in terms of an apology, and they're telling conservative members of parliament that very thing. so what's happened is that there has been an effect in the opinion polls putting the opposition labor party are roughly 10 points ahead. a sudden increase they have been leading, but there have, there has been a boost because of these party revelations. some of them, for example,
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those leaving parties, boris johnson said he was not at others like the bring your own booze event. he certainly was now, this is really and feeding into the opposition narrative, that this is a government which has, is now spending too much time trying to defend its own behavior. and not putting enough effort into dealing with the pandemic itself. rather than concentrating on getting through the pandemic and bring into our waiting lists, this self indulgent tory party is having a fight about a leader who they should of know from the start is not fit for office. where we're witnessing every day, the broken spectacle of a prime minister, mind, and deceit and deception, and unable to lead. but whilst the tor is becca and fight each other on what's up, i want to look to the future name. it certainly is
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a frame kicked to the opposition if boris johnson is 4 stars, who might replace him well, there are lots of different contenders, but that is not going to happen very quickly. for the mean time and his cabinet colleagues are standing by him saying, let's wait for this investigation by a senior civil servant who's looking into it's believed around 13 different incidents at downing street or other government premises. so that's their message. let's wait for her. others are saying no, he's clearly misled parliament because in the past he said there were no parties, and now he says he was at one of them. so there was a handful of m. m. p, 's, tory m, p. 's who said he needs to go now, others are listening to their constituents and they're back in their constituencies this weekend. and many of them are reporting severe anger. but it will take around 50 for conservative m p 's to launch a leadership contest. we're not there yet for his johnson,
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he's fighting back with something that it's reported he himself has come up with co operation. save big dog, big dog being himself astounding stuff. but it's suggested that he wants to scrap the young covered restrictions on his plan. b, possibly sack some top officials say to the public, look, this is what i'm doing here or the sweetness. now, will you just stick by me for a while? some political pundits are saying the party will at least stay with him until the may local elections to see the fall out from all of this. others are saying it's time to just start again. public trust has really plummeted. so the time table is hard to say, but it's clear that there is a lot of resentment in the public right now. a certainly is, and that is a financing and name. thank big guy. yeah, i appreciate your update. thank you very much. nadine barbara live for us in that london to ron's now where a protest is a rallying against a government plan to introduce a code of 19 vaccine paths. the french senate passed
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a bill on thursday that transforms the country's health pass into a strict vaccine. this means and negative code 19 tests will no longer be enough. people will be required to prove they've explanation status to inter restaurants and 5 regional public transport and to attend social events. several indian cities, including its capital, new jelly, had gone into a strict weekend lockdown in an effort to control the surgeon infections driven by the army con and delta variance. only 270000 new cases were reported on saturday. the highest since last month may oh, shops a shot except for exchange, essential businesses. a if you go to other states, there is election campaigning going on without any covert 19 protocols or is there no virus at election rallies of having to sort of out of god is it is incredible. i have to go to work, but there is no bus. it's very problematic. i don't understand what to do or more
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now from happening. mitchell in the indian capital. and once again, the streets and the national capital are empty. this is the 2nd weekend of you here in new jelly, which means that on saturday and sunday, most people have to stay at home, only essential services like hospitals and food deliveries are allowed earlier this week daily. so it's highest thing despite, since the pandemic began, the positivity rate here is 30 percent, which means that every hard test is positive. no other restrictions continue through the week. there's a night curfew schools have been closed. restaurants are only open for deliveries, and most people are working from home. models of gillian, so it's a big loss for us. a full lockdown is actually better because at least we can go back to a village and during these we can confuse, we don't own anything. i love the country several cities like new jelly and one by
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half in cases dis slightly. but that's because of testing which has dropped authorities are now prioritizing tests for 5 is patients. so asymptomatic contacts of cobra. 900 patients have been asked to simply self isolate. so even though it looks like cases have plateaued, positivity, it has gone up not amid all of this latte gatherings or religious gatherings rather have continued, even as most of the country has been under some form of restriction for some time. now. west been gone, which is hosting the largest gathering, has seen its highest single day spike since the beginning of the pandemic. now, the courts, there are asking authorities to consider for spawning upcoming civic balls because of the corona, of our situation in the state to others is now in a synonymy has hit the pacific nation of tonga. after an undersea volcano erupted, it's still unclear. the extent of the damage is many fine lines are down. warnings
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remain in place for samoa. fiji van iwatsu and parts of australia. andrew chappelle has the latest the hunger tongue, whom the high pub oqueeno in the south pacific ocean, about 70 kilometers north of the tongue and capitol dooku alova has been active in recent days. it's a russian sending ash more than 20 kilometers into the sky on friday. another rupture on saturday was so violent. it was seen from space and register 2000 kilometers away and new zealand. it triggered us unami, which hits hunger within 20 minutes. waves crashing ashore on the main islands on the topic and violent ash turn skies over the capitol as black as night. residents of low lying islands in the area have been told to stay in doors where a mask outside and cover rainwater reservoirs due to the falling ash and acid rain . here's how one woman described it to her family and friends, those like explosions in town. i guess it was from her. okay. no. and they like literally pop dalia johnson. every one just wrote aaron rose in town
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and in a just like when pitch black and then please her to hire. if you are in the danger zone, warnings to for those further away in fiji and american samoa tongue, a geological services say this disruption was 7 times more powerful than a previous one in december. and there may be more to common inter chappelle out to 0. and as we mentioned, a number of other south pacific nations issues synonymy warnings after that or option. he's come all santa maria with some regional context. tanya is a very small place. in fact, the biggest island in the archipelago was just 35 kilometers, also east to west, with a population of around a 106000 people, mostly in the capital city of new qualified. now it is 70 kilometers to the north where we find the volcanic island in question whom the tongue hop vice are relatively speaking. this is very, very close. and then in turn from there,
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you've got a whole lot of other islands and facts with an 800 kilometer radius of the volcano . we've got the islands of fiji coming into view. we've also got american samoa to the north and the island of som, or that's just in an 800 kilometer radius. and while it's much for the south, obviously to get down to using an dental trailer in new zealand is 2000 kilometers away. but there were even warnings down there for increased swells and wave. still ahead on al jazeera warriors that low income families was hit hard. after the u. s . government fails to extend it scheduled jobs tax credits. and morocco is another step closer to an africa cup of nations. title farrah will have all those details coming up in sort ah
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hello. it looks like when to really has set in across the middle east now was seen some very heavy rain is the western parts of iran recently. that's just to the east of q 8. they're more reading the forecasts. we've had a few spots of rain in here in doha, just about an hour or so ago that where to weather would flirt with us as we go on through the next day or so. actually sinking little further south, which as we go through sunday, but do expect to see a few showers across the gulf. states pushing down towards the u. a 8 will just straight up, most piping up once again across southern parts of iran. and then another band of wet weather to sliding out of syria, iraq, pushing across the caucuses back towards the northwest, around cold enough behind just 7 celsius for damascus. and also 4 to roost. lemon is cold enough to across northern parts of africa. little bit of a normally breeze here, just pagan, those temperatures back 17 celsius in ben garza and in cairo, little tri are just around the or the gulf coast. they're just around the gulf of kinney, but we have got some very heavy right now pushing into southern parts of cameroon,
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easing across gabon, easing into the democratic republic of congo, and sliding further east, which it will make its way across the rift valley. some heavier rain coming into kenya along with uganda and tanzania. ah, some people marry for love, others, it can be a commercial transaction. yasemin for the $3700.00 euro payment just for the march condron out there, weld meets men and women using marriage as an illegal passport to europe. not necessarily can be arrested for attempting to organize a sham marriage and a financial and emotional cost. but then he left me for a woman 33 years older than him. marriage for sale on al jazeera, gotten one of the fastest growing nations in the world. news wanted casa needed to
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a day before these trailing and i've been became more revelations of u. k. government parties during lockdown or emerging. the daily mirror says and weekly drink gatherings took place later, the physician has again called on the prime minister barak johnson to resign. and an underwater volcano has wrapped it up the coast of tongue triggering to now the way across the south. pacific authorities is far away in new zealand issue warnings . there's been no reports of major damage so far and in use just in the chinese capital bay, jane has reported its 1st community case of the only chrome variance is covered. 19 the positive infection is from the cds northwest in high d on district china to take its 1st case omicron in the community back last week. in the northern city of tianjin, prompting a snap lockdown. that's about 2 to 3 hours away from bank jane. the country is less
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than 2 weeks away from staging the winter olympics with by jing as one of the venues for the games. major ologist have issued a red alert full march of french polynesia. after a month was the rain fell in just 3 days. some roads and buildings have been washed out, and there are warnings of land size and fair, the flooding already january, shaving up to be one of the waiters months tropical charity has seen him 16 years. a fire in southern paraguay has killed hundreds of animals as it burned through 10000 heck, days of forest carcasses of cattle shape and horses lie in its trail. 5 fighters have been working since wednesday to control the blaze. that's also destroyed, crow parts of south america are enduring one of the worst heat waves in decades. imagine, tina the temperature is soaring above 40 degrees celsius. the severe weather is
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sparking 5 and stretching power grid capacity. theresa bow reports from the capital one series. 30 minutes outside the capital when a fight, if these fire men are struggling to extinguish one of many fires that have taken hold across argentina and within days the conditions are extreme. this country is going through a heat wave with highs approaching 44 degrees celsius in the interior of the country. it opened and then this will be those yanna owns a home in the area. he says he's never seen anything like it or not. the law middle function, the fire men, thought they had put out all the fires in today. they are started again. we are told we have to plow the area around the house to prevent it from spreading is the 1st time they are so many fire fires are also burning in the far south in plateau area and other provinces. the government has declared a fire emergency through thou the territory for a period of one year. lack of rain,
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the heat and the wind i causing fire is like this one to spread rapidly across the country in this area there is already several fires ongoing in the province of when are cited. it's a major concern because it not only has an impact on the environment, but also on the economy. x per say. the situation in argentina is driven by the land in your weather pattern. that causes warm dry weather analyst estimate that the lending yeah. could cost the country $8000000.00 taunting crop this year. in the cities, millions are struggling to cope with the heat. a rising energy consumption has generated substantial power cuts. then it will get set up more if we are still here . we have to be careful these days. first of all, she hydrated that drink much water. avoid heavy clothing, where light clothing and bright colors. so we have the award physical activity of during the day. ah, thicker and heat wave has also raised the issue of climate change and the
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possibilities of more extreme weather in the country. when eric is once the situation is over, science will have to decide whether, what is happening is related to climate change. but it is within the parameters of what we hear could happen. more drought on higher temperatures, heat waves that a stronger and last for a longer period. government planning and investment are now being seen as key to adapting to the changing weather patterns and helping argentina prepare for their difficulties that could lie ahead. that is how well under seat and when a site is can year is stepping up its efforts to reach total energy self sufficiency by 2030. the country already gets 90 percent of its electric co electricity rather from natural sources, including solar power and has the largest single wind power facility in africa. catherine soy explains the blades of $365.00 turbines
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rotate on the edge of lake to cana. this wind farm, the largest in africa, is perched on a stretch of rocky desert in north, in kenya. yet it is key to the countries plans to have a fully green energy supply by 2030 with a capacity to dispense $310.00 megawatts of low cost power. it will increase energy supply by 30 percent. those who leave and walk in masa bit home to the wind farm can't wait to be connected, but some are not happy. it's not already happened. season of clear thought, you lot of problems, you will end telecom, we're told the wheat energy will help us when it comes, but it's taking too long to reach us. last time it is, one of the theory does in pain is still running on generating people here say they want to go green and benefit from the wind farm. many are increasingly using solar energy to power. the whole renewable energy from natural sources, including geothermal,
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weaned solar and hydro electric account for about 90 percent of kenya's electricity needs. the country's electricity company is also diversified by using geothermal, steam for other uses. it's record dated impact in aggregate because we have the greenhouses, we are growing our hot carter. we have fish. that is also agriculture. we have drink of crops. if we really want to get to lodge skin farmers, even people who are rico my sure life, we have to fit them adjustment to your normal feel. all this makes kenya a global leader in climate change. but some honestly see that in itself may not help you. the developed world does not do better. option one is to continue investing in cleaning mechanisms for the already polluting industries. option 2 is to invest a new renewable technologies and clean technologies in africa and make use of the clean energy in africa. that's is the cheaper the cheapest option. we should sell
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now, and that's what the wild features. jafar, abduct. mine says. all he wants is a clean and a more reliable pass horse to run his business. catherine, sorry, alters. here are sabot, kenya. mine engraved rio tin toes. plans to excavate. let him in. serbia may have hit a snag. people are again, protesting against the development of a new mine in their region. way announced ayana, which is in atlas nits i serbia you. the border with bosnia environmental activists have blocked the roads across serbia this saturday as well. but for the 1st time, they have blocked the border crossing between serbia and bought me and had to go in there protesting against 3 pinto company, which is planning lead to mine project in western serbia. during the protest, there was no reaction from the police. the prime minister on a, but in a beach said earlier that they are close to for feeling the demands of the activists. on the other hand, president alexander watches,
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things that the project is good for the people and good for the country. experts have warned the decline lead to mine would destroy farmland and pollute the waters that are you into her said it would adhere to all domestic and european union environmental standards at the site. serbia is the candidate nation for european union and 3, but little so far have been achieved with regards to improving the countries environmental situation. activists are now announced that they will continue with the protest until your dental company is definitely out of serbia. millions of americans who no longer receive a monthly payment known as the child tax credit for half a year. more than $60000000.00 families have received a monthly checks of $300.00 for every child, and to $6.00 and $250.00 for all the children. but the u. s. senate failed to extend the program. some sentences argued the extra money could discourage people from going back to work. now without the extra cash coming in,
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others worry low income families could be hit the hardest, particularly during the pandemic. for more on this story, let's bring in at sophie calia. she is a research director at the center on poverty and social policy at columbia university. she joins us from new york. so if you, thanks for being on this and use our this really does sound like a lifeline for many families. talk us through what impact these money, which is a few $100.00 as we mentioned, will have now no longer being or the fact that there won't be this money for families. what impact is that going to have on them? a question. so families across the united states were receiving a national investment, basically in their children, in every month of the 2nd half of 2021. that was because the child tax, but it was expanded to reach nearly all children for the 1st time. and we are, our center is found that it, me and the 3800000 children out of poverty in november accent. this credit all that anti poverty reduction basically goes away. we've also seen the credit
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have large impacts on other forms of economic hardship, like food and sufficiency. so there were fewer children across the country who didn't have enough food in their house as a direct result of the policy. so the slashing child poverty rates by about 30 percent is what i read. but then as we, as we heard earlier, some critics have said that it was too broad and that the benefits were being paid to high income households as well as always that needed it. was that the k. so that's actually historically been how the child tax credit just been structured before 2021 middle and high income families were all eligible for the most were eligible for the child tax credit. whoa income families working families and working for families. we're ineligible. overall one in 3 children across the country were ineligible for the child tax credit before 2021 because their families are going up to all bye. and what about this notion that it will just wade people
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from working? so we have 6 months of evidence study and the new policy didn't discourage anyone marking and all the evidence saying that that's not what we're seeing. the benefits go beyond just household from what i was reading that the extension of this credit would not only help families, but it's also helping both consumers spending to the june of $27000000000.00 a year. so, why hasn't the senate seen all these positives and re introduce this policy? there is why to court and the senate in that she's the few senators who are getting in the way of this policy going into effect. it's a large part of the build back better package of legislation that is currently being negotiated by has voices as support and commitment to the extension of this program. we appreciate your insights. thank you very much. sophie calia there were
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saying direct on poverty and social policy at columbia university. appreciate your time and use our thank you bye to mexico now where migrant camps and shelters are running out of space is family continue arriving at their doors. the pandemic has brought the u. s. s island process to a virtual standstill and things about getting even worse after a controversial trump era policy was we implemented that while rapidly reports from tijuana, it's supper time at a migrant shelter into one of mexico and both space and food for everyone is limited. the shelters director says there's been a significant increase in the number of families arriving and she's been forced to turn many away. it's very painful to see women with children arriving in our doors . asking for shelter. large influx is of migrant. stretching the limits of the services shelters can provide is not
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a new phenomenon here. but the coven 19 pandemic, has made things more complicated. for more than a year, the un international organization for migration has been using a hotel in downtown tiquana as temporary housing, and a quarantine new arrivals. but it wants the us and mexico to do more to help those shelters that are able to his, his families are overcrowded right now. they're over a 100 percent in capacity. a lot of them have 3 or 4 spaces, but the families are still counting. the u. s. asylum process has been at a virtual standstill since the start of the pandemic leaving hundreds of migrants stranded as conditions at migrant shelters in the one i become more overcrowded. many who can't find a place to stay have ended up here, a makeshift migrate camp right on mexico's border with the united states. but space
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has also run out, and local authorities have fenced off the area. oh, the sound of children practicing the violin breaks through the clatter, the parents of this aspiring musician, tell us they've been here for more than 2 months. but say returning to their home in southern mexico, where they faced gang vines. and extortion is not an option. as they feel at that, i think martha being here is difficult. we're not here because we want to be who would want to live like this whole and further complicating the matter is the re implementation of a u. s. policy known as the migrant protection protocols or m p p, which forces asylum seekers to return to mexico while their cases are processed. oh, with m p. p, scheduled to be reinstated in more cities along the border. it's feared overcrowded conditions at shelters and migrant camps. will only get worse. manuel,
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filipino al jazeera, tiquana, mexico. they're not billionaires, but the top stars on youtube attract billions of use h year and enough cash to have their own forbes list. the magazine has released its list of riches. do you choose celebrities after the site's pandemic? boom. the highest earning is jimmy donaldson, better known as mister bass. he's $10000000000.00 plus me, and him a whopping 54000000 dollars last year. we're in the wrong industry. i think chris stock walker is a youtube trends expert. explain more about how these online stars at any such a big box. it's because it's replaced traditional television. i think not when you put it into that context. these numbers do start to make a little bit of sense, you know, at hollywood movie style is, will, in, in order to mount money for performing in films every single year. and what is essentially happening is these youtube is all doing that, but doing it online,
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right? to huge audience. so if i can contextualize this to building us across the world, log onto youtube every single month. so that is a launch moving some mutual parent company, alphabet, which is for me known as google ins, billions of dollars through advertising, revenues against the youtube is themselves take around the 55 percent cut. so then suddenly this amount of money starts to make maybe a little bit more sense. more to want to be youtube is they want to be astronaut and not as because they have seen the importance and the power, not these people have. they have huge sway, and they live in massive mansion. so ultimately, in same way that we saw the reality tv drivers yearly to thousands. we're seeing something similar with digital craters now. and i think it's partly because of how we live all about it. we tend to youtube and other platforms like it instagram or
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tip top for entertainment, and which is not increasingly, instead of traditional tv, or netflix, or amazon prime or any other of those live streaming video platforms. still ahead on al jazeera in sport, will he what? no joke of inches, rivals have to say about his possible tape rotation ahead of the astronomy and i've been, ah, for quite a few decades. casa, has been dealing with political and economic turmoil. and its people struggle to access essential needs, like adequate quantities of potable water, a sufficient number of beds for pregnant mothers, and limited access to up to date information for students. and in the hasa, the ground water is not sufficient to meet the daily needs of all of its residents . this led to the development of the new water treatment facility and han eunice,
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slowing down further pollution. the extension of as shift as medical facilities was accomplished to provide expectant mothers with a safe and reliable opportunity to get the care they needed. the kuwait library at the university college of science and technology is not only a repository of knowledge but an access point to the world beyond. oh a ton of what he's foreign and lee. thank you so much. manchester city have gone 13 points clear at the top of the english primary league. a 2nd have goal from kevin
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to bring, you know, saw them be title, hopeful 2nd place. chelsea one now victory was there 12 in a row in the league. place liverpool have 2 games in hand on the city and can cut the gaps to 11 points if they win on sunday. are schools requests to postpone sundays? north london, darby against arch rivals taught them, has been accepted by the premier league. but gunners made the request with their squad depleted due to injuries, colbert 19 suspensions and players being away at the africa cup of nations. it's the 21st e. p. o. march to be postponed in the last month. teams must fulfill fixtures if they have 13 outfield players and a goalkeeper available. morocco are through to the last 16 of the africa cup of nations. they meet com rose to no blame amolla and zachary book allow getting the goals for the atlas lines. the victory means the north africans have 6 points from 2 games in group. see morocco are looking to win the tournaments for
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a 2nd time. a fight broke out at the end of the group. seize other game, which saw gonna suffer another step back to their title. hope donna were looking good for the when. when andre i, you put them ahead in the 1st half, but the ball grabbed a late equalizer. the 11 draw leaves gonna 3rd with just one point from 2 games won't ball or 2nd with 4th point. while we have kept their hope of advancing alive after trailing against them, bob way, they got back into the game with a great finish celebration that followed with perhaps even more impressive being dino mongo. the score of that goals forgot the winner. in the 2nd half, she won the final score. why we said 3rd in group be with 3 points from. what eric holy has announced. he is stepping down as india's test. captain coley has
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been in the job for the last 7 years. he led india in 60 matches and has been his country's most successful captain with 40. when only made the decision on the back of his team suffering. a series of feet in south africa, australia looking good to finish the ashes series against england with another when england were bold out for a $188.00 on the 2 of the 5th test in tasmania. that county took the key wickets of jo root is really have built up a 150 to run 2nd in the lead already 3 know up in the series. robin dell says the australian open is more important than just one player. and that he's getting tired of the know back joclett controversy dominating the build up to the years. first grand slam joclett has returned to government intention and faces deportation from australia after his visa was cancelled for a 2nd time. the world number one will appeal against the decision and
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a hearing on sunday is due to start his title defense in melbourne the following day. well, i tell you one thing it's, it's very clear that no, like joe garbage is a, is a, is one of the best players of the history without a doubt but days no one playing he studied. that's it. that's, that's more important than, than an event. now because the players are the stays on, then goes and the knob layers are coming. not so no one knew. and roger novak myself, a b on boy who was amazing, got his time. santa dennis, i keep going, and i was to albany so much more important than, than, than any player. so why if his playing finally. okay. if he is not playing, i have taught there not been will be a great, that's another open with or without him. that's, that's my point of view about his image. i mean, every one chose he is,
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he's wrote and thought, i respect ah, himself as a, as a person of course and as a, as a math lead, without a doubt i, i respect a lot now. so i wish him all the best and i, i, i really respect him in if, even if i am not agree with a lot of things that, that, that, that, that he did the last the last couple of of weeks the mother leading players are showing or some think for jack rich. well, number 2, danielle meds. i don't believe the case has been badly handled by be australian authorities. i want to say about norfolk situation. that's it's, you know, we're in australia, it's their rules. but from what i know, if i, if again, he has a valid exemption to be in this country and to, to do what he wants than he should play is the exemption is not valid or something
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else is not valid. well, any country can deny your answers. so i know that yesterday, prime minister, let's say said no, i didn't really read anywhere. why? so that's what interest me to know the reason because he had a visa. right. so i don't think he would have traveled here just by luck without him thinking me that he would be able to play in with him having to write authorization to be in the country. so if you would have the visa, you would think that you would be playing. i think novak is a very big name and is a global superstar. and i think and that he is someone that maybe, you know, people think that they can make a big deal out of a just because it's no book. okay, and that is all your support for now. back to emily. thank you very much for the message to me. emily angland for this news hour. but don't go anywhere. i'll be
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