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is 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, the u. s. says it will hold ruthie's accountable laughter. the jamini rebels launched a deadly drawn attack in the united arab emirates. ah, hello, i'm emily angry. this is al jazeera live from dough house are coming up. protests in sudan are again met with deadly force. 7 more people die calling for a return to civilian world. a british woman becomes the 1st known victim of the volcano and sanaa mean tongue up. but 3 days on the full impact of the disaster
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remains unclear. and china's birthright dipped to a record law. we look at the implications as large parts of the world, c, declining populations. ah, the saudi led coalition has launched a strikes on yelman's capital killing, at least a dozen people. it's in response to a deadly attack by who if he rebels in the united arab emirates, the her feet say they fired 5 ballistic missiles and a number of drones had oil facilities as well as the apple darby and to buy airports. police say 2 indian nationals and one pakistani were killed. the who fees are wanting of more strikes in the u. a. the, a moratti's announced a partial withdrawal from yemen back in 2019, but maintain a military presence there. washington has condemned the attack,
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calling it an act of terror and bow to hold who these accountable for this strike? mohammed ela tub has more from yeoman's capital santa cut into the statement of the how these spokesperson the area. he says that the, the carried out this attack against the united bremerton order and retaliation. 2 of the he described its participation and the outlet quality of the war. he said that the visit, the promise that we have, we have made and that they have fulfilled such a promise. we have used according to his statement, 5, weighing the muscles that have attacked according to the oil refinery and so far and also the international thought of dubai. and bobby, he has mentioned also the have a target of the into parts of the lobby and do a. so the situation is father escalating that he will. he also warmed that there
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isn't some know so far foreign companies in order to, to avoid becoming a close to, to vital for some of these according to words. so this is not to be target, especially if he said that if the united decided to continue, it's what he described, aggressive escalation against him and visit was and as i mentioned is escalating so far. these now extend their targets. he mentioned that he would expand their targets, bags of their targets, in case you decided to continue it's 5 spacious. the un, meanwhile, is calling on all parties to exercise maximum restraint and prevent any further escalation. the secretary joan condemns today's attacks on abu dhabi international airport in the nearby industrial area which were poorly called several civilian casualties. and have been claimed by the who t's attacks on civilian infrastructure
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and civilians are prohibited by international humanitarian law. the secretary journal calls upon all parties to exercise maximum restraint and prevent any escalation against a midst height and tensions in the region. there are no military solutions to the conflict in yemen. okay, let's bring in lauren's colby's senior fellow at the center for american progress and a former u. s. assistant secretary of defense. he joins us from delaware in the united states. thanks living on a program, lawrence festival. just how much of an escalation is this in terms of the conflict in the region? oh, i think it's a very significant escalation, because an up to now basically the hoodies have only been attacking saudi arabia. and as you pointed out the up until very recently, the r u a, he has diminished its role law in, in the conflict in a,
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in yemen. what you make of the timing then of these attacks. as you mentioned, the u e has been dial down its own direct military involvement in yemen in recent years. but just as recently as december, it's picked up again. yes. what happened is they got involved with what's called the giant brigades, and this group took an awful lot of territory from the hoodies. in fact, the hoodies are almost true, but out of their, their main us main city. so i think they're hoodies are trying to say you better stop this. and if you not, you're going to pay a pay a price. but the great irony is this will turn the united states probably back more towards supporting the you way in the saudis, you know, president biden refused to designate the hudy's a terrorist group. but i think after this attack, particularly on civilians and an oil. busy reply with the airport. they may change
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their mind. and as we mentioned earlier, the u. s. has condemned the attack. i want to pick your brain from a more of a former us assistant secretary of defense ro, lawrence what the show in terms of the power of drones and ballistic missiles in their ability to take out civilian infrastructure. well, i think it shows the whole concept. the warfare is, is changing. when you have a group, the hoodies are not even a country. they're a rebel group trying to take over a country. the fact that they have drones that they can use and ballistic missiles for cause damage without actually invading a country. and they are not that sophisticated technologically the fact that they can get that shows that the whole nature of warfare is, is changing. well, we appreciate your insight. thank you very much for time. time. speak to us, laurens. cold. and for me, us assistant secretary of defense. thanks the time. thank you for having me
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leaving announced his sedan where at least 7 protested, have been killed by security forces during demonstrations in the capital. t gas and bullets were fired at thousands marching towards the presidential palace and cut soon. it comes a head of a key visit by us diplomats going for talks to end the political crisis. protests against the nurture government have continued since the coo, back in october. and did a zillow, did the dictator yet? i'm against tyranny, dictatorships, and any regime that stands against people's freedom or justice. i am a guest inequality among the so the nice people, whether that in fortune distribution, freedom of speech or any other thing on apollo lim, home other than global i scary. i am here to day to resist the military coup that happened on the 25th of october. we hope our free revolution reaches the democratic civilian path and hopefully the sudanese people achieve or they called sun high,
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nominal. and even morgan far this report from one of the protests in carton as the un mission here and sudan tries to mediate between the various political parties, civil societies associations, and various actors here in sudan to try to break a political deadlock that has been in place since the military took over power and late october last year, protested once again take to the streets since to take over there have been calling for the military to return to their barracks and leave to dance politics. and this protest comes before a visit is expected by senior u. s. official. the assistant secretary of state or for african affairs. and a you official and for, for the horn of africa are expected to arrive in order to, to, to give you a support to the you. an initiative which is hoped to break the political deadlock that has left to them without the government for more than 2 months now. to dance
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with sovereignty counsel led by the military says except the you and initiative to try to break the political deadlock. but protested they, they don't want to negotiate with the military. many of the organizers of these protests, they will not sit down at a round table where the military present political parties, on the other hand, are divided. some say they are willing to negotiate, to try to get the country out of a deadlock while others say they also want the military going before any kind of negotiation takes place. the biggest challenge to the you and initiative that is currently under way is the issue of trust between the various parties. since the military takeover and late october, the trust, the very fragile trust that existed between the political parties and the military was broken. protesters have been met with tear gas live ammunition by security forces that you and has condemned the use of force by security forces, at least 64 people have been killed. 100 have been injured as they demand
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a complete civilian rule. a british woman has been named as the 1st known victim of the synonymy that struck the pacific island nation of tongue on saturday. the brother of 50 year old angelo glover confirmed her death. he says she was swept away by away while her husband clung to a tre. is talia. a new zealand have sent military surveillance cruise to assess the damage caused by the erection of an undersea volcano and the son army that followed . sarah clark has the latest from brief and strongly out where, where that the capital has been badly damaged. a homes are resorts along the western beaches have also been badly damaged and has been also reports of further volcanic activity. the united nations office of humanitarian aid. the coordination groups, they're citing also that they believe a to distress beacons have been reported there on the islands as of the low lying islands of conroy and mango on those islands. 36 people live on mango and 69 on
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foreign oil. so the initial reports we've got at the moment, mainly of infrastructure, and that's around also talk to top who are the company that owns the single underwater table that generates the internet, the network and communication in tonga, that's also been badly damaged when he zealand has deployed an iran aircraft that was deployed on monday that will look at the initial, a surveillance and the damage of the infrastructure around toner. australia is also sent an aircraft it left from the emily air force base, which is in brisbin or where we are are australia is also looking to potentially deploy a ship h m s. adeline, that's one of the navy vessels. and purely because we've got a lot of problems with trying to get flight access aviation access because of the volcanic ash. now the defense minister here, amerys painter, said that australia will do all it can we know with regards to the humanitarian groups, the red cross is already got its network deployed in that region. oxfam is also looking at our local teams on the ground. unicef is, are looking already it deploying some of these,
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a emergency supplies from fiji and it's warehouses here in brisbane. and that includes the lights of tents at top hollands at hygiene kit, sanitation kits and water so that, so looking to be deployed and mobilized from australia. so it's a major effort to try and get this relief in to tongue. and some of these pacific nation simply because, as i mentioned, the volcanic ash is spread throughout the region and flights are finding it difficult to getting katie greenwood is the head of the pacific delegation at the international federation of red cross and red crescent society's. she says, getting information from the ground is proving difficult, but they teams are prepared for this type of crisis. i wish that we had been able to make contact with our teams on the ground. but unfortunately, those ongoing communication challenges which you've heard about have really hampered out, is that to be able to do that as really, normally we would hope that even in where the communication sources down,
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we would be able to make context by satellite find that even that has been hampered from the ash clouds that exist 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 water necessities assuring out shelters that might have been damaged from unami wise enough. but $1200.00 families initially pre positioned there in 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 will be doing. the situation further afield is really concerning for us because that window of opportunity to reach those people was the volcano itself is still volatile and was you know, going on those trips to assist damage further. a field is really quite difficult,
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so it's, it's those that are a field communities where that window get to be shorter. still ahead on al jazeera, know where to go with families. 15 palestinians is forcibly expelled from their home in the shape gerra neighborhood of occupied east jerusalem. and another portion of the us for new those to protective voting rights. and martin luther king day that political barriers remain the middle. ah, ah, look forward to brighter skies. the weather sponsored my cattle, it weighs there have been meters of snow measured, having fallen the last 5 days in japan. and guess what is doing it again, this breeze comes off the relatively warm sea of japan means more snow warnings of such,
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particularly in the middle of hong shoot. now the wind is becoming light. as to the end, the tutor, the snow shows are gonna be quite so obvious, but they have not gone. and that cold, everything spreads further west with souls of maxim minus one. the be snow for you as well. not just on the high ground, proper wind to this, the cold, real cold air is sitting for the north in china. the sun's i elsewhere hung comes back up to about 20 degrees. the seasonal rain, which is the stuff at all round the world and goes north and south. the sun is sitting here. so it's focusing on su, marcher, solar ways in bornea. that'll be where we see again, likely flooding malays years, much dry except that part which is in bornea. and it's rather quite weatherwise right. most of in no big thunderstorms are a few dansville anchor and this southeast corner. i want us to stop in the northeast, but mostly we're talking about occasional margin socials to get them to choose and into wednesday where we see something coming in to pakistan. afghanistan, still in the mountains, rain at lower levels, stirring up the air. so that's good. of the weather,
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hello, are you watching out 0? i'm emily, angling to remind you about her stories this hour. this adelaide coalition has launched a strikes on yelman's capital killing several people. that's after the rebels carried out drawing a tax from the united arab emirates targeting in oil facility, as well as the dubai and abu javi airports. the us has condemned us as an active tara security forces in to dan had killed at least 7 protest isn't the capital. cartoon. t gas and bullets were 5 attempts traitors marching towards the presidential palace. the un has condemned the violence and called for talk to in the crisis. and the 50 year old british women living in china is the 1st known victim of the synonymy that struck the pacific on a nation on saturday. astronomy and externally and new zealand air force cruise have been sent to assess the damage. martin luther king day in the united states as being marked with a march in the capital to demand more protection for voting rights. president joe
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biden has found to pass a new protection law, but he lack support in the senate. democrats say the new legislation is needed to protect the rights of ethnic minorities and low income workers from republican efforts to disenfranchise them. last week the president said, he's tired of being quiet about voting rapes. well, we're tired of being picked up. since you are 62021. when the insurrection us attacked our capital, 19 legislatures have passed. 34 laws, clawing back voting rights for their citizens. and states like my home state, where new laws i should say of georgia are designed to confuse voters, so i don't know where to go. she had returns, he attended the march and spoke to activists. daniel martin luther king junior day parade was cancelled this year in washington dc because of a pandemic. but a smaller piece walk is taking place. participants keen this year to have their
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voices heard at a time when republican state us off the state house across the country, legislation is being introduced specifically to undermine but turned out of african american voters. the rights that as martin luther king preferred doctor king's eldest son, sir, said king bled ford. what these marchers, one is for congress, which off rule is controlled by the democratic party to pass federal voting rights legislation to protect the franchise. this march, this year is extremely important. people have little adar for such right and to continue the legacy of doctor king and to continue the advocacy for voting. all rights is extremely important on without it, our democracy is at the rate we see the 3 of our democracy every single day. and if we do not advocate for voting rights to one day, our democracy will fall, i think is a sad day in america. because ah biden receive 80000000 volts. trump receive
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70000000 volts. we sent them here as the american people to washington to pass legislation that would be in the best interests of citizens. not if they cannot get anything done beyond emergency packages such as coven, then we have a serious problem. the problem is, it's the democratic party that just doesn't seem to have the votes in congress to override congressional rules and overcome republican opposition to pass this legislation. even joe biden last week seemed pretty doubtful that this would be passed under his watch after he some se belatedly, but the full force of the presidency behind the push to get voting rights legislation passed. ironically, if bitin does fail once again to get a major piece of legislation, parcel he promised on the campaign trail with democratic vote. the democratic turned out of the upcoming midterm elections may be depressed anyway. ukraine's former president has appeared in court in
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a capital key of to deny treason charges. prosecutors accused petro portion co of financing pro russian separatists in eastern ukraine. he says he's innocent and that the charges are politically motivated. sonya gallagher reports wrote, but after nearly a month away, petrol put a shanker, has returned to our country seething with political turmoil. after hold up with border guards at the airport, the former ukrainian president had it to a quote and give, ah, tailed by his supporters, vowing to fight back against challenges of treason. a prosecutor has accused put a shanker of financing separate his forces in the eastern dumbass region, an explosive accusation at a time of growing threats of a russian invasion charges. he says, joe trumped up by the government intent on shutting down political opposition. it's not about them blaming for us and go, i accuse, embarrass on what you know trade in was a separate his but that he approved
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a scheme that trade scheme of just 14 energy go from the occupied territories for the government control areas. however, still the prosecutor, sir, did not release any kind of evidence that there is a link between resident portal shall go and the russian back separatists, the man who made his fortune as ukraine's chalk. it king is one of the countries wealthiest businessman. but his assets have been frozen since the launch of the investigation into whether he was involved in the sale of large amounts of coal that help finance rushing back separatists in at least in ukraine in 20142015. president zalinski says he is clamping down on oligarchy and wants to reduce their influence in ukraine's political and economic life, but against the backdrop of this political fray. the reality of ukraine's security situation is precarious. while western governments continue to appeal to ukraine for political unity, russia has continued to build up its troops up ukrainian border. currently,
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there are $100000.00 russian forces a mast at the eastern and northern frontiers. holding drills, high level talks held between russian and western officials last week came to nothing. the possibility of a reconciliation in ukraine is hanging by a thread. san diego al jazeera, a family and shaggy, our neighborhood is being forcibly expelled from their home. the family of 15 palestinians, including children, say they have nowhere else to guard. the area became a flash point of tensions last year with hundreds of households facing eviction. stephanie decker reports from shake shower is really forces of now start to demolish. what is a flower shop? are owned by the family. this has been going on for a couple of hours now. you have is really police. here you have is ready, special forces here. you also have a fire engines. here. we've seen the family to homes further down from this area on
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the roof of their homes, threatening to blow up a gas canister. if the demolition of their home goes ahead. they've been here for decade. the ownership of the land, it is more complicated, owed by not the palestinian family, but certainly we've seen members here representative of the european union saying that what is happening here is in violation of international law. also, members of these ready class at these ready parliament condemning what is happening these families, another victims and longer so many thousands, a 1000000 victims of the occupation in these alien banks. and the delicious community must wake up. there's no excuse for such going. now from what we understand the families been told by the police commander here, that there is no intention for now to demolish the actual homes. as i said earlier, what you're seeing demolish now is a flower shop. they remove the trees and plants earlier on, but palestinians who will tell you that this is seen as
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a wider policy by the israeli government of pushing them out of occupied east jerusalem. this of course, is the area palestinians want as a capital of any future state and also part of a wider policy here. and she's not all in this area. this particular has to do with the jerusalem municipality saying that this is now an error that they want to use for building a school. but will tell you that also there is an active policy backed by the government of supper organizations that are using old laws to push palestinians out of these areas of their line. so very sensitive issue and certainly something like this policies will tell you, is simply part of a wider policy in england, the self isolation period after testing positive, coven 19 has been cut from 10 to 5 days. the government made the change to help a stopping shortage is caused by a surgeon, omi crohn infections. everyone will be required to show it negative rapid tests on days $5.00 and $6.00 of the corn chain organizes of the badging winterly big se
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only selected groups will be allowed to attend. next month, games invited spectators will have to speak closely to cove in 1900 protocols, no fence from outside china being allowed at the event. the announcement comes days after the 1st or local case of on the con was reported in the chinese capital. still in china and it's birthright, his fall into its lowest level in more than 60 years. 10 and a half 1000000 chinese babies were born at last year. the national bureau of statistics says that's 12 percent fewer than in 2020, but it's not just a chinese phenomenon. birthrights in the united states or at their lowest level in more than a century. in germany, economists predict the workforce could shrink by 5000000 before the end of the decades. south korea invest in billions of dollars trying to persuade couples to have children that the population fell last year for the 1st time since records
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began indians arrow. so having few children, india's population is now expected to pay at 1600000000 by 2050. that's 10 years earlier than expected. stero. bricker is the ceo of social research organisation. if sauce public affairs, he says birthrights dropping due to the cost of raising children and lifestyle choices. it's also that people, particularly women, have decided they just want to live a different kind of life in which the, the time and effort they put into parenting and raising the family is going to be less of their, what their life experience is going to be all the developing world is going in the same direction just a bit more slowly, and that's been one of the things it's really interesting in this population. change in decline and fertility. it started basically in the western developed world, it's moved its way to latin america. it's now even moving more quickly in asia. so the, you know, it's only a matter of time before we see a similar sort of thing in,
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in developing countries. india being a very good example in which, just a few weeks ago, they announced the 1st time in their history, a low replacement rate fertility. after a strong start, china's economic growth slowed at the end of last year. the pandemic real estate troubles and that low birth, right. as we mentioned, to being blamed for the slump, for clinic reports from hong kong. as china tackles it's 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
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and equipment, manufacturing experience, fast growth. but momentum is waning and its economy last steam in the 2nd half of the year, triggered by 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 varied has 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
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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 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. the hello are you watching? how does the are, these are the top stories this alum, the saudi led coalition has launched a strikes on humans capital killing several people. that's after the rebels carried out drone attacks on the united arab emirates targeting and oil facility, as well as the de, by i'm to apple javi, a port us has condemned it as an act of terror. the u. n. is cooling on old part.

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