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thank you, mcknight ah, ah, ah, russia has dismissed washington's accusations. if planning is sabotage, operation in ukraine to justify an invasion. ah, hello, i'm emily angry. this is al jazeera live from coming up tennis. well, number one, novak joker back in the strategy in detention hard south, sparking anger in his native serbia. plus you've got a prime minister who has lost the moral authority to lead pressure mounts on
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british prime minister barak johnson to resign. after revelation, they were more parties in downing street during curb at 19 lockdown, and a large undersea volcano, a rock need tongue that stain from outer space and sending to nami way across the south pacific. ah, we've got the program with the crisis between russia and ukraine, diplomatic efforts to deescalate the rising tension, now gathering pace in the coming days, the foreign ministry ministers of germany and canada are expected in the region for talks with kiev and moscow. they'll have their work cut out for them though after the wake ended under the shadow of a new new crisis. u. s. government says russia is planning a false flag operation in ukraine to justify an invasion the kremlin denies. the
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accusation was, lin jordan has been covering developments from washington d. c. hello, they rose. what's the latest from where you are? well, the one thing that the biden administration says that it has wanted, has not come true. and that is follow on meetings with russian officials about the next steps to try to deescalate the crisis between russia and the west because of the $100000.00 or so. russian troops stationed a on the border across from ukraine, the u. s. and other countries, as you know, are very worried that russia is looking to invade ukraine in the coming weeks as a way of extending its influence in a central and eastern europe. and that is something that washington especially does not want to see of. there also has not been any development from washington side on responding to russia's request for rug guarantees that nato would pull back it's of
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florida deploy troops back to central europe away from eastern europe. as well as promising and writing that ukraine would never be admitted to nato, the u. s. has said it won't stand for any interference in nato's affairs. that countries that want to apply to nato have the right to do so. and, but they can only be admitted if they meet nato's stringent standards. but at the end of the day, the u. s. is not going to stand for any outside party trying to dictate how nato conducts it's a security affairs. now the matter of the alleged false flag operation being set up, use officials were very quick on friday to spell out in general terms. what they believe is happening inside eastern ukraine, with russian operatives allegedly setting up our plans to create chaos. and thus,
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a pretext for russian invasion, the us said that it is trying to learn from the lessons of the 2014 invasion and take over of crimea, that it wasn't vocal enough about russia's behavior at the time. and so lot of what we have seen in the past several days is the us trying to make a case for why russia should back away from the ukrainian border and abandon what the u. s believes are russian plans to invade that country. ok, thank you for breaking it down for us. rosalind jordan law for us in washington d. c. dosage. barry has the latest reaction from moscow. the russian foreign minister sager a 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
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. they are now waiting for an official response from nato, about their concerns of ukraine or any other country joining the 30 member alliance . the at russian foreign minister also said that they, his country, has intelligence or reasons to believe that i, the u. s. and natal are likely in the coming weeks and months to be building up their troops alongside their 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 it is very much a red line for this country. this was a sentiment that was also shared by the kremlin spokesperson earlier this week, following the 3 rounds of talks at various as city european cities at between a russia and the u. s. and european countries and nato. there is sentiment here is that the talks were not successful and that to at the kremlin said that any kind of sanctions imposed by the u. s. government on russia will be comparable to severing
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ties with russia. novak chunk of it, she's back in detention and, and immigration hotel after his visa was revoked for 2nd time. the tennis di is expected to appeal the decision at a hearing on sunday a day before the astronomy and i can begin joker, which is visa with 1st cancelled out to questions about his vaccine exemption were raised. but the decision was then overturned, prompting him to vention by the immigration minister. he argued a joke of which his presence could be a health risk and encourage anti vaccine sentiments. sarah clank is following developments from brisbin. now the joke of which his legal team took the visa, stout back to the federal court in a last minute bit to stop his deportation on the eve of the astray and open. the tennis champion has been granted a temporary reprieve. as long as it matters being played out in court, he can stay in australia. the federal government canceled his visa for a 2nd time,
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arguing the chunk of which poses held risk. and his presence here in australia offend anti vaccination sentiment and might encourage others not to comply with public health measures to give it to louis cited an online poll. ringback as evidence of widespread support for administration, at 60 percent of a strident wanting him to play in the striding open the tennis champion his back in detention. the critics, including the former labor prime minister, kevin rod argued that scott morrison is using the visa saga as a distraction as a country records a record number of daily type of 19 infections. joking, which is on court. rival, rafael. a dial has also white in arguing that this ongoing court battle is a distraction to the main game stallion up and is much more important than, than, than any player. so if case playing finally. ok if he's not blank and open will be a great us open with or without him. that's. that's my point of view. this target
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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 australian open, another joke of which is set for the 1st round of the tournament on monday. still in australia and hundreds of anti vaccine demonstrate has gathered in the city, melvin demanding jokers, which is release. they calling on the government to allow the tenants data playing the tournament, but they also want mosque mandates to end. many sterling's believe joke of it should follow the rules and the entire controversy has drawn a mixed response. i think it's really unfair that people that bought people get treated differently. so everybody else i was i provided every day we had a really hard time to solve it. and it's just like, i don't think it's part of a decision and i think it's a just to distract of again about what's going on as well. we don't have access to any records and said front of our to sort of going crazy couple failures. the government wondering whether or not we can play the country bit of
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a life of the time and live in it. it's a tough call. i think it's a lose lose really government at this point. i think, you know, rules are rules and we've all involved in the last couple of years here in melbourne. so again, i think we're all the coordinator before he arrived would have been better off. meanwhile in his home country, serbia, the decision to revoke joke of is visa for a 2nd time has provoked faith reactions. supportive. say the training government has political science issue and turned it into a witch hunt about grade born play or is considered a national hero at home. and the president has given him his full support more revelations of u. k. government parties during lockdown are emerging, the daily mirror newspapers says weekly drinks gatherings took place more than a dozen occasions have now come to live on wednesday. prime minister barak johnson
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apologized to parliament for attending what he called a work event at a time when socializing was been the leader of the opposition labor party says bars, johnson is not fit for office and has lost the trust of the public on wednesday, johnson apologize to parliament for attending what he called a work events, as we mentioned at a time when his government confined millions of people at home under a strict lockdown. rather than concentrating on getting through the pandemic. a bring into a waiting lists. this self indulgent tory party is having a fight about the leader who they should have no from the start is not fit for office. we were witnessing every day, the broken spectacle of a prime minister minded to seat the deception and unable to lead. but was the tourist pick up and fight each other on what's up? i want to look to the future. to france now,
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where protest is rallying against government plans to introduce a coven 19 vaccine pass. the french senate pastor bill on thursday that transforms the countries help us into a strict same path. this means and negative tests will no longer be enough. paper will be required to prove the vaccination status to and to restaurants and bars, regional public transport, and to attend social events to the chinese capital by jing now, which has reported its 1st community case of the only con variant of cars of 19 the positive cases from the cities northwest in the hygiene district, china detected its 1st case of micron in the community last week. in the northern city of t n. gin prompting a snap lockdown. the country is less than 2 weeks away from thanking the winter olympics with beijing is one of the venues for the game. still head on al jazeera will tell you which african country is leading the way in renewable energy
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and his own track to be completely self sufficient. and under 10 years famous the just about anything we look at how these young celebrity have cashed in big with youtube. ah, ah, look forward to burritos guys. with sponsored by capital airways. hello, we've got yet more snow in the forecast for japan. we had a little bit of a really brief respite, but we have got more that when she was sliding in across the sea of japan as this area of low pressure just pulls out of the way the winds come round to more of a westerly direction for a time bumping into that cold air, bringing a fair bit of snow into that western side of the honshu and on into her car because more widespread as we go on through. we're monday. rain at lower levels. yes. but we are looking a fair bit of disruptive weather as we go on through this week because that snow
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will be with us for the next 4 or 5 days for the meter of new snow, likely in one or 2 places. further south, it's generally dry south. we're not too bad winter mix there for north korea. sparkling sunshine across northern parts of china, and it's gray doll and damp down towards the south. not too much damp weather across indo china. here it is. large he set fare the usual rash of showers through much of southeast asia. heaviest one is going to be across sir southern parts of the philippines, just pushing their way to north sections of borneo, seeing showers now pulling away from the north east of india. the brightest guys coming back in here, a few showers down towards the south east into work camel nodded, shrank a sing, some lively showers over the next couple of days, and fall and smoke for the north. oh, the weather sponsored by casara always coveted beyond well he taken without hesitation,
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revelations, if you had government parties during locked down our emerging, the daily mirror says weekly drinks gatherings took place later, of the opposition is called again on the prime minister to resign. following this story, let's bring in a dame baba whose life for us in london, the hilary that the dame, how much trouble is to pay him in while he's in considerable trouble, because not only did he appear on the back foot on wednesday in parliament, admitting that he was a garden policy, attend downing street in the spring of 2020 and then apologizing. but saying that he didn't realize it was a party. he thought it was a work event. even though there were dozens of colleagues that enjoying alcoholic drinks laid out on tables since then there have been more revelations piling on the pressure. now, the later student involved bar is johnson being there himself,
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but reportedly he knew about to leaving events in the spring of last year, april 2021 when there was still restrictions in place on gatherings. and they happened in a, in white hole v government district. on the eve of the funeral of prince philip, the husband of queen elizabeth. she was seen on her own, at the funeral service, wearing a mask with nobody sitting anywhere near her because of those coverage restrictions . it was a very poignant image and that has been picked up by people to say, this was really a callous message to be sent from number 10 so much so that they had to apologize on friday to buckingham palace saying it was regrettable. those events happened during a period of national morning, but all of the other events that have been reported on and now being investigated
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by a senior civil servants who grey. they happened during lockdown restrictions, which meant that people couldn't meet in large groups. and yet, reportedly they happened on a regular basis. in fact, one newspaper now reporting that there was something called friday wind time, regular gatherings with alcoholic drinks, which start at number 10, went out and fetched in in a suitcase from a supermarket down the road, coming back to their office and in the woods in the at the instigation, the encouragement of the prime minister relaxing, trying to let their hair down if you like, even if he wasn't there. so pressure his own bar is johnson to explain why he allowed all of this to happen. and this is lead to the opposition labor party gaining several points in the opinion polls saying that he has clearly undermined public trust. and that is a 1st statement. if you look around them, if you look at what the public saying around the country at the moment, it's
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a majority of people who think he has handled it very badly. but for the opposition labor party, it's another chance to remind people of the context of pandemic. the desk told let's just go over 150001 of the worst. busy in the world, in terms of the countries size and the ongoing questions of how to relieve the pressure on the national health service. that was the focus of labor leader. kids storm are on saturday. all right, thank you very much and have a new day, bye bye. we heard from the opposition later just before the break, so we appreciate that update. thank you very much. several, the indian cities, including it's capital you dally, have gone into a strict weekend lockdown in an effort to control the surgeon infections driven by the ohm icon and delta veterans. you need 270000 new cases were reported on saturday. the highest since last may or shops of shot except for essential
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businesses must go. oh, never mind much. if you go to other states is election campaigning going on without any covert 19 protocols or is there no virus at election rallies? not about a god. is it getting rid of it? i have to go to work, but there is no, but it's very problematic. i don't understand what to do more now from hackney middle, from the indian capital. and once again, the streets in the national capital are empty. this is the 2nd weekend of you here in you 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 this spike since the pandemic began. the positivity rate here is 30 percent, which means that every talk test is positive. no other restrictions continue through the week. there's a night garfield schools have been closed. restaurants are only open for deliveries,
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and most people are working from home models until you know, 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 regions confusing, we don't own anything right now for the country. several cities like new jelly and one by half in cases dis slightly. but that's because of testing which has dropped authorities are now prioritizing death for high risk patients. so asymptomatic contacts of cobra. 1000 patients have been asked to simply self isolate. so even though it looks like cases have plateaued, positivity rate has gone up. now, amid all of this large scale 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 goal, which is hosting the largest gathering, has seen its highest single day spike since the beginning of the pandemic. now,
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the courts there are asking authorities to consider postponing upcoming civic pools because of the grown of our situation in the state. as an army has hit the pacific nation of tomba, after an under c volcano erupted, it's still unclear. the extent of the damage is many phone lines are down. warnings remain in place for some our fiji and watch you and pat astrolabe as andrew chappelle reports. to whom the tongue of whom the high pub oqueeno in the south pacific ocean, about 70 kilometers north of the tongue and capital 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 registered 2000 kilometers away, and new zealand triggered us unami, which hits hunger within 20 minutes. waves crashing a shore on the main island on the top and violent ash turned skies over the capitol as black as night. residents of low lying islands in the area have been told to
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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're like literally pop darya. jonathan. everyone just rolls around froze in town. and then it's just like when pitch black and fam please had to hire. if you are in danger zone warnings to, for those further away in fiji and american samoa tongue of geological services say this latest eruption was 7 times more powerful than a previous one in december. and there may be more to common inter chappelle alpha 0 can year is stepping up its efforts to reach total energy self sufficiency by 2030 . the country already gets 90 percent of its electricity from natural sources including solar power and has the largest single wind power facility in africa.
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catherine soy explains the blades of $365.00 turbines rotate on the edge of lake to canna. this wind farm, the largest in africa, is perched on a stretch of rocky desert it north in kenya. yet it is key to the country's 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 know, a lot of problems, we will end telecom, we're told the wheat energy will help us when it comes, but is taking too long to reach us. how sad that 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
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energy to power. the whole renewable energy from natural sources, including geothermal, wind, solar, and hydro electric account for about 90 percent of kenya's electricity needs the country. the electricity company is also diversified by using geothermal, steam for other uses. it's record direct impact in aggregate because we have the greenhouses, we are growing our hot cutter. we have fish. that is also agriculture. we have a drink of crops. if we didn't want to get to lodge skills from us, even people who are rico my sure life, we have to fit them adjustment to your them or 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 already for you. thing in the option to is to
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invest in new the new technology and clean technologies in africa. i'd make use of the clean africa. that's the cheap, the cheapest option we should sell now. and that's what the was to choose to far up the last month says all he wants is a clean and a more reliable task force to run his business. catching odyssey or, or sub kenya, money, grave rare tinto. his plans to excavate lithium in serbia may have hit a snag paper again protesting against the development of a new mine in there region brianna's triana, which is in las nixa western sylvia 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, attend to company, which is planning lead to mine project in western serbia during the protest,
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there was no reaction from the police. the prime minister, unable in a beach, said earlier that they are close to for feeling the demands of the activists. on the other hand, president alexander watches, things that the project is good for the people and good for the country. experts have warned that the plan lead to mine would destroy farmland and polluted waters routine to 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 routine to accompany is definitely out of serbia. 25 years after historic trade, he banned the use of land mines. millions are still at risk. 164 countries signed me un agreement back in 997, but land mines killed more than 7000 people last year alone. civilians account for
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majority of those casualties. most of them occurring in syria. molly, ukraine and niger area, and 30 percent of those killed with children, with more than $1800.00 killed in 2020 countries with the largest mind territory include ukraine, cambodia, bosnia, herzegovina, and afghan. some countries that did not sign the treaty, you have not released their figures. that includes china, north korea, cuba mania, and south korea. homer can is the head of communications at the halo trust in the n g o working to clear land mines. he says the work is painstaking and requires more funding. i was in by way, last month. well, our minds were laid extensively about 975, but that was ended in 1979. and for decades after the local people be living with thousands of land mines, it's getting to the war sources are getting to scale. i think that what's required to remove my minds is essentially political will and funding. the more funding
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there is a quick le month can be removed. it's an incredibly and painstaking effort to remove mines. it's easy to put the vendor cheap to produce, but it's actually quite expensive to deal with them because you have to make sure that you hand land back that you know to be 100 percent clear, a 100 percent safe. so you know, from, in some places we work with heavy equipment, the machinery, they said like a rack. in the urban centers we are able to to clear i d 's quite rapidly. but in other places, it's almost like a fingertip search and you have to and you're using delicate tools to deal with things. so it can be an expensive business because you want to hug back. land is completely se in a change of pace. they're not billionaires, but the top stars of youtube attracted billions of use each year and enough cash to have their own forbes list. the magazine has released its list of richest d, u chief celebrities. after the science pandemic firm, the highest is
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a junior donaldson, better known as a base $10000000000.00 shoes and $154000000.00. last year in the $23.00 road is among the world's highest paid entertainers and made more money last year than bts or contract in there isn't $1.00 formula. so success or other top end is by millions, by boxing, selling merchandise, cooking or just playing video games. 7 year old nest. yeah. and 20 a 1000000 dollars last year, a bit more than 10 year old ryan kaji. collectively these youtube is made around $300000000.00. show their parents a very happy chris stoker, worker walker is a youtube trends expert. he explains more about how these on lines does the earnings such big bunks. it's because it's replaced traditional television and 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,
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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 i doing it online, very huge all here. 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 in 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 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 and they have huge sway and they live in massive mansion so ultimately in same way that we saw the reality tv tries as yearly to thousands. we're seeing something similar with digital craters.


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