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this is what yoga was originally, yoga should belong to everyone, but i'm afraid that simple truth is getting lost in a world that so commercialized. buddhism owns yoga on al jazeera ah, australia and new zealand send reconnaissance slides to the pacific island of tango, which has been cut off after an undersea volcanic eruption. ah, play watching al jazeera alive from de how with me, fully back table, also coming up. ukraine's former president federal portion go appears in court to face reason charges after returning home to defend himself. china's birth rate gives to a record low raising concerns. it's rapidly aging workforce could affect its
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economic growth and reports of another u. k. government party during the cold, 19 lockdown as pressure grows on prime minister pores johnson to resign. ah, thank you very much for joining as we begin with breaking news out of yemen, where who the rebels have claimed responsibility for an attack on the united arab emirates authorities reported 3 fires in the capital of the u. e. abu dhabi early on monday. but he said, drones may have been used. they issued a statement saying 3 fuel tankers had exploded, enable, suffer industrial area. and a fire had broken out at a construction site at the abu dhabi international airport. that spring in mom at our top, who is bly from yeoman's capital santa. so the who these claiming responsibility, muhammad, what more details to we know,
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why medulla tab can you hear me in santa mama de la tab? can you hear me? yes. the latest developments and the, regarding the, the lady's escalation and also the healthy attack on alabama's. but so far we haven't heard exactly the details of the operation only we have heard from the how these strokes person has said he has said that he will give more details in the upcoming hours. we. we know also the, according to some media, means that the host is, have also carried out some attacks to the southern areas of the, the saudi arabia kingdom. also these attack, according to the hokies administer formation, he says that the,
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this and inside the united is, is to teach the united, amorous. listen according to, to what he said, that in order to stop its involvement and also its participation and the saudi did quality. and war in yemen according to his statement. but these latest developments and yeah, and in yemen also with the the, this war is still continue continuing for the 7th year. the human to a crisis continues to father deteriorates be people are suffering from the shortage of fuel and also the the, the, the lack of opportunities for their income for the families. as soon visitation has reached really a difficult. busy turning point now the health is the have started beer escalating beer attacks against the united bremar's through we could remember the last conversation of the united merits flagged a tag ship that was can can be skated off because of the many cost would be
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said that the it has carried out weapons and also support for the, for it's for the, you know, it's back to this is in the in, so cause rob, we're while the us saudi that quality and said that the, if the, this, this was a medical ship. so now now we are, we're dissing, a new development that is now have attacked the india, but also they have attacked 3, a fuel or low res. these at which it is developing in, in a dangerous way, that the, that has the, this, with this conflict and has spilt over to reach lunar arbors to reach the, it has continued to reach the saudi arabia. a significant development in be able to announce and declared that the unc you head of healthy drones or did just our minutes ago. so the a we,
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we hope and also observers and political analysts so that this conflict could reach an end especially that this attacks and also converts continue to. busy continue to have its impact on yamini civilians. thank you. thank you so much for that. my model at ab with the view there from santa a significant development as mom had said there, let's discuss this further now with hash m, i had by was covered the war in yemen extensively. as mom had said, there. busy the whole thieves have regularly targeted charge a radio re sent me. but the u. e had somewhat disengaged from this conflict as of in her the last few minds. why would the hoof east target them now? so basically, when the conflict started in 2015, the ameritas and the saudis were the key arctic tre. architects of the coalition, there was bill to earth, to, to defeat the who. this van, the emerald is started to play quite a significant role in human until 2019 following some of the major at us,
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of the hoses inside saudi arabia than the, the amount is said. it's about time for us to pull out. that is, i think that even though the ameritas managed to withdraw some of the troops very mean quite in rental, for example, we know that some of the elite forces india men are backs trained. i file and financed by the united arab emirates. and they are part of the operation which is underway now. in shop were and in mad if this is an indication that the earth is a really frustrated with the images, i will if i don't want to drag them at his back into the car, i was in touch with him, hammered out of the cellar. just a while ago, his, the key is spokesperson of the hoses. and his said, the operation to day is a message to the ameritas that we are going to do whatever it takes to make it extremely difficult for them inside the u. a. and to push all the international companies to pull out from the abilities unless the amortize stop interfering militarily politically and economically in saudi arabia. so this is a, this is
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a message from the host, these to the, to the you a, as a significant development in the company, you know, for them to be able fall after all these years. we're talking about almost 7 years to send drones into the saudi arabia or into the u. e. the masses that were far from defeated. this is definitely going to further strained relations between the amenities and the, and iran because you know, iraq, if the merits and saudi arabia have been seeing that the health is, would never have been able to launch those drawers. had then not been given technology and support from the iranians. now the u. a sates news agency hash m is reporting that at least 3 people have been killed. and 6 others injured in the explosion of that tanker are in abu dhabi, one pakistani and 2 indian nationalist killed in the explosion of the tank. i tracks in apple dally and at least 6 others wounded. so he said a very significant development that the conflict has now reached you a itself. what is the wider implication of this for, for, for the warring image?
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so this is exactly what is happening on the ground as we speak. president obama, so handy. and his troops, backed mainly by the united arab emirates, have lost a major offensive, and then managed to take over the province of sub was, which was under the control of the houses. now they are launching and not a major operation in murray all the way to north to work towards alba, why they're doing this? because until a few weeks ago, if the hotel managed to take control of subway and murder, it was going to be the beginning of the and for the international cognitive government, a massive humiliation for the united arab emirates, and for saudi arabia. now the ameritas managed to sort of reverse those gains by, by the hope is over the last few years at the immediate making quite significant impact, particularly with a lit unit called al amaya, which is financed, backed by and trained by the united arab emirates of this explains why the health, these are frustrated just earlier this month. they seized a ship it or this said,
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this is an eminent to ship with military assets. there been some negotiations to try to b, 23, the ship and release. the 11th crew members earned the and the sir and the earth is hobbies thing. this has to be part of a major political, a deal to put an end to the conflict that is not happening with this particular attack. today we're likely to see further or her escalation in the region and particularly in yemen, were likely to see this as a saw dealers coalition. now, last major attacks against her thes, dickory in murder, and also in the capitol center. and just to recap for our view as well, just joining us now. hashem, at least 3 people have been killed and 6 others injured. according to our m. iraqi officials after a petrol tank explosion in the united arab emirates capitol, abu dhabi, thee or huffy rebels in yemen,
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have claimed responsibility for that attack, or keep a close eye on this story for you and bring you all the latest developments here on our jessia. let's move on to other well, he is in the meantime, a new zealand and australia have sent air for spinster tongue there to say the damage caused by salad is volcanic eruption and salami. a towering ash cloud had prevented earlier flight. and while report suggests, there have been no mass casualties. agencies are concerned, alexia bryan has to lead us. 2 days after this mess of under c eruption, endless an army which followed tongue a remains cut off from the world fiber optic cable, one of the main lines of communication to the pacific island nation. now broken. we spoke to someone for families in relatives and also to ministry of for an official just before the communication was found. and i tell you, it was for, i'm believable and they were not able to explain to us the noise in the song.
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and what happened at the time you zealand has seen to surveillance aircraft to assess the damage, australia's also sending a military plane to help. both countries had waited for 20000 metre, high mushroom cloud of ash to lift before take off clearance was given. this is a very challenging time. communications are deeply, deeply affected by the events of the volcanic eruption. it has been felt in other parts of the region. the ash is toxic and has been falling across tongue as islands . everyone's being told to stay in doors. if they can use an immediate need for food also for water because they used to be as well that has been reported. and as a result of that, you know, water sources have been contaminated in most of the islands that have been widespread damage is reported after the erosion triggered astronomy and waves
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searched through tongue as a 170 islands. police reported seeing homes thrown around along the coast, the owner of one beach resort said it was completely wiped out. a remarkable thing about this or option was your head, the rapid rise and the expansion of the gas and steam bloom. and the parallel to that you had the soon army radiating outwards and also the shockwave radiating outwards, went around the entire world. miscommunication disrupted the full impact from saturday's eruption, which could be seen from space, remains unclear. as does the scale of aid needed to have the token, pico alixia brian al jazeera can katy greenwood is ahead of the pacific delegation of international federation of the red cross and red crescent societies. she says, getting information from the ground is proving difficult, but their teams are prepared for this type of crisis. i wish that we had been able to make contact without teams on the ground, but unfortunately,
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those ongoing communication challenges which you've heard about have really hampered out, is to be able to do that as the really normally we would hope that even in way of communication sources down, we would be able to make context by satellite fine, but even that has been hampered from the ash cloud that exists there. despite that we know what our team will be doing on the ground that very well trained. they well prepared and we have essential non food items of the type that would just described . so shell ticket, hygiene kids and necessities. the clean more to necessities, the shoring up shelters that might have been damaged from unami wise enough, but $1200.00 families initially, pre positions there and conger, which app teams on the ground will be making assessments and distributions as we speak. so even though we can't speak with them, we know what that would be doing. the situation further afield is really concerning
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for us because that window of opportunity to reach those people was the bulk volcano itself is still volatile and waltz. you know, going on, those trips to assist damage further afield is really quite difficult. so it's, it's both that are a field communities where that window gets a bit shorter. former ukrainian president, petro, for a shanker, has appeared in court in kiev to fight treason charges. he returned home from poland earlier monday, insisting that he is innocent prosecutor, accused for shank or financing for russian separatists in the east. he says the charges are politically motivated. he 1st came to power on a pro western agenda in 2014. before losing an election by a landslide in 2019 petro book, kosky is a senior fellow at the democratic initiative foundation. he says, there is yet to be evidence released by the prosecution to support the allegations . the timing for the public is ation really is really wrong,
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is really not the best time because what you have right now is the threats to the real truth of the russian invasion. and the accusations themselves poorly prepared by the persecutors. and it's not about them blaming for us and using present worth trading with separate is but that he approved a scheme, the trade scheme of transport in energy call from the occupied territories to the government control area. however, still, the prosecutors did not release any kind of evidence that there is a link between the president and the rational separate so that the case is really complex and we're hearing and great also. i wondered, what will be the evidence presented by the persecution? i can only say that in this case, the president will ask you the current presence of your grand is calling the shots . and in the last few years,
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he requested the prosecutors to open up to 2000 and criminal cases. all of them are dropped. but right now what we see that these kinds of return and what the prosecutors drive to do in the board. all this, hey, look, they created, it only can boast or the popularity sample right now. still ahead on al jazeera, south korea calls for the resumption of talks with north korea. opt up young young fires. it's poor miss high launch this year. a major winter storm hit the eastern united states with snow and ice will cast as worn. the worse is yet to come. ah look forward to brighter skies with sponsored boy cattle airways. while can see your world's weather update. nice to see you were going to begin in
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se asia were over the past 24 hours on indonesia. so the way the island area is scooping up half a month's worth of rain and the forecast is still calling for more heavy falls on tuesday for us to the ways the same goes for java. and that flood risk across sumatra will certainly be heightened with the amount of rain falling. the ne monsoon giving us impulses of rain for coastal vietnam. so we've got a slug of rain around today with a high 22 degrees. and now off to china. some those showers fall across the pro river valley have mostly petered out, so cloud cover for hong kong at 18 degrees shower. so for type pay, you're also coming in at a higher $18.00 degrees. what we're seeing are see effects, snow ramp up once again for western areas of japan. so horseshoe and hope patio could see about a meter of snow in the days to count certainly scares it. snow borders will love this once it stops falling. but in some cases, we will have blizzard conditions. the ne monsoon also given us some showers for tom on the do entry longer. nothing major,
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but something to be on the look out for. and for the northwest of india still that cool pool of air here. you deli, at 17 degrees, it is both foggy and smoky there on tuesday. that's it. so you're going to the weather. sponsored by katara ways, living in a room is a risk not worth taking for most. but for a 10 year old boy, there is nowhere else to go. in the absence of his parents, his grandmother dedicates herself to his upbringing. never knowing whether the next explosion will echo one step closer to the place they call home. the distant barking of dogs. a witness documentary on al jazeera. ah, ah,
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ah, you're watching al jazeera, a reminder of our top stories this our who fee rebels in yemen have claimed responsibility for a drone attack. on the united arab emirates, explosions and fires have been reported in the capital of the u. e. abu dhabi official say at least 3 people have been killed and 6 others injured. new zealand and australia has sent air force brains, twotango to survey the damage caused by saturdays whole cannick eruption and tsunami communications remain limited. there no reports of casualties, but the off years of significance damage and former ukrainian president petro shinkel, has appeared in court in kiev. in to fight our charges of treason, prosecutors accuse him of financing pro russian separatists in the east. he arrived
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from poland earlier monday. china's economic growth slowed at the end of last year after a strong start. the current of irish pandemic, real estate, troubled, and the lowest birth rate in decades are being blamed for the slump. brick planets, reports from hong kong. as trying to tackles its on the chrome spread, a temperature check on the health of its economy shows mixed results. 4th quarter g d p rose by 4 percent from a year ago. according to china's national bureau statistics that's stronger than the government's own target. but nearly a full percentage points slower than the previous quarter. the chinese economy grew by 8 point one percent in 2021 with the help of steady industrial output. as the world continue to buy china's goods for years and actually father, industrial production experienced sustained development and high tech manufacturing and equipment manufacturing experienced fast growth. but momentum is waning and its economy last steam in the 2nd half of the year, triggered by
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a slow down in the real estate sector and regulatory clamp downs authorities restricting the amount of money property developers could borrow. after the fall out from the debt hid ever ground crisis, authorities will also need to address the effects of an aging population and the lowest birth rates since 949, just 7.5, birth to every 1000 people. that's despite relaxing family planning measures like the one child policy. young chinese couples are increasingly choosing not to have babies because of higher living costs. other challenges on the horizon for china include supply chain problems and uncertainty surrounding the pandemic. the on the chrome very to spread to a number of its cities, prompting locked down and wrapped up restrictions. at least one case has been detected in beijing, which is gearing up to host the winter olympics in less than 3 weeks. restrictions are being stepped up to contain the spread ahead of the learn a new year holiday by so honestly on board that the winter olympics will bring in
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more cases. when people come from other countries, we do not know how the situation will go. i'm not worried, i think the government has been doing well. chinese officials of warning people in high risk areas including beijing to avoid traveling during the festive period. bridge clinic al jazeera hong kong. south korean military says north korea has fired 2 projectiles believe to be ballistic. miss eyes that were launched from an area close to the capital p on young. it's the countries 4th may find launch. since the start of this year, south korea is national security council called the action re credible, and has called for talks, rama kelly's professor of political science and diplomacy at tucson national university in south korea. it says north korea is renewed, miss i launches are partly a test of the binding administrations. tolerance by hasn't been aggressive nor through live donald trump was in 2017, but it's pretty far down his list. and so the north koreans are figuring, you know,
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whatever came along when trump was president, that's all over the, by the people haven't really done much for us or they're not talking to us or whatever. and till we can go back to the, the testing right them and they are developing pre, clearly a missile for. so if somebody wants to test it and there's really no reason not to anymore because there's really not much going on negotiation. regime in north korea is always what regime security sort of its own protection against outsiders and its own people ahead of the interest and welfare of its own population. i mean, the great tragedies of north korea is a country the country. the lead is willing to basically let its own people suffer terribly in order to stay in power. and they kind of expect from the outside to sort of do more for their own people than they do themselves. one of the great ironies of dealing with north korea right from north korean at least have said for many years, i mean going back decades, right? that they were sort of interested in getting the economy off the ground and operating more functionally and being less props and things like that. and that stuff is just never really come through north re, it's been an on, has been dependent on food a now for at least since the 1990 is really going back further than that. and you
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know, i mean can, could change that, but it really would require, like a major redirection of state resources away from the military, some kind of effort to get the sanctions rollback to royce or boost north korea collective sort of internal self sufficiency and the regime hasn't done that, i mean, really be a significant change in the way it spends money and that that would be a big deal. more revelations are emerging about the u. k. government holding drink parties, drinks bodies, actually just bodies during the coroner virus locked down, the daily mirror newspaper says, prime minister boys, johnson attended a farewell gathering for a staff member in the run up to christmas. 2020 more than a dozen events are being investigated by senior civil servant. so gracious responded to have. she's reported to have questioned johnson led speak to nick barker about this is in london for is another day, another revelation about these locked on parties. neve and whether the prime minister was there or not. yeah, that's right. on a daily basis. more details are being suddenly drags out into the light and
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splashed across the newspapers a much the embarrassment of stuff and number 10. but said to the embarrassment to boys johnson himself, we simply don't know he's be now hunkering down, hoping this will all blow over. we are, of course, as you mentioned there waiting for the all important results of this inquiry into a breaches of the rules. the government's own covered rules are we are set to here possibly by the end of the week from sue gray, who is the senior civil servant. she was nicknamed the sleaze buster of white hole in the past, and she has overseen the departure of some very senior m. p. 's, who are seen to breach the rules and, and the past. but what that actually means for boys johnson all those around boys strong and we simply don't know of those within boyish children's own party though may do the most damage. it's them to decide down to them to decide what to do with
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the fact finding mission. the results, if they say inquiry, just distress, it's not a judicial inquiry, it's a fact finding inquiry. so it's m p 's will decide what to do next. and will those conservative m p 's join an increasing list of conservative m p. 's writing letters of no confidence, $54.00 out of $360.00. have to do that to table leadership a contest. we wait, may well see the prime minister under a weight of pressure stepping down himself, but more likely is the boy's johnson could well try to whether this storm possibly face a leadership challenge from within his own ranks. but what we are, as i mentioned waiting for is the results of an inquiry that could well put more pressure on barstools me. thank you for that. update me back. i live in london, francis parliament has approved a controversial bill that will require people to vaccine certificate to enter public traces. at the moment people can go to restaurants, cafes, and cinemas with a recent negative cove. in 1900 test, nearly 70 percent of
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a french formulation is fully vaccinated. the government wants to enforce the law as soon as possible as its struggles to contain a 5th wave. i just a moment ago tennis john novak joke of h, arrived in service capital bell bell grange. it follows his deportation from australia after losing a court case to reinstate his visa to visit the country after an 11 days legal saga . judges a pal, the cancellation of the unbox, new to pay his visa because of public health contains last spring in milan, bosco h, who is lived from the airport in belgrade. so he landed and vancouver, which just moments ago, tell us about the welcome ceremony. that's happening right there. well, i think it's been a surprise for a lot of people that he has arrived to belgrade, because unofficially, the news that we've got yesterday where that he will travel to spain or where his
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family was during this whole saga. as you can see behind me, there are tons of tv cruise enter journalists that are following this whole event or not too many people are. they are arriving. but i would say maximum 100 of his supporters. what we can expect may be throughout the day that there will be some kind of a gathering, but that's all just a speculation because i know that her has addressed already through a statement. there are 2 a walled media saying that he's not going to say anything about the issue in australia until the tournament is over. we're expecting him here outside the burger belgrade airport in a minute or 2, hoping for some kind of a statement. but there also police forces in sometimes it's possible sometimes it's not. but usually celebrities just hop in in a car and they go their way. so we're, we're going to see if a, if joker, which will say something to serbian and of course or foreign media. there's lots of them here in belgrade the butter. as i said, they're the 1st information was that he will travel to spain to marbella,
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where his family was. he is in belgrade. we don't know how long she's gonna stay here. we don't know his agenda. the things we know is that he is, are back from australia where his visa was twice cancelled by the austrian government. the serbian president has condemned to dead decision on the tallest building here in belgrade, there was a big message for him, a welcome message. so the point is, i think that jock, which wants to feel are, are welcomed, hearing serbia, after everything he went through and we will see his schedule. and if he will address the journalist here in belgrade, thank you for that update. milan buske of each line from abound grade airport, where novak choke of h a tennis tar has just to write, leasing the u. k. of arrested to teenagers in the city of manchester in connection with saddle siege ada synagogue, m u. s. data, texas. and british national was shot dead after taking 4 people hostage. the man was identified as a 44 year old malik face al, a crime. all the captives were rescued unharmed. us prison joe biden has called the
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incident an act of terror. and a tornado has destroy dozens of homes in a trailer park in the us state of florida. winds reach a 190 kilometers an hour. the storm cut off power for more than 100000 people. across several states. police have reported hundreds of accidents. a massive winter storm along the east coast of the us has knocked up power supplies of thousands of homes for casters. c, freezing conditions could worse and as the storm heads, ne said emergencies have been declared in georgia, virginia, and both north and south carolina. ah, they had lines on al jazeera this, sorry who the rebels in yemen have claimed responsibility for a drawn attack on the united arab emirates, explosions and fires have been reported in abu dhabi. immorality official.

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