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is era from the villas of correct us so the battle fields around most of our job is to get to the truth and empower people through knowledge. ah. ready the u. s. says it will hold who sees accountable after the jamini rebels launched a deadly drone attack of united arab emirates ah. alarm clock, this is out 0 life. there are also coming up to death confirmed in tongue. a british woman is one victim of the volcano tsunami, but 3 days on the full impacts of the disaster remains on clear. protests in sudan are again met with deadly for 7 more people die calling for
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a return to civilian rule and rights expert. to cues afghanistan's taliban of trying to erase women and girls from public life? ah, said the saudi lead coalition has launched as strikes on yelman's capital killing at least a 1000 people. it is in response to a deadly attack by who few rebels in the united arab emirates who these say they fight 5 ballistic missiles and a number of drones and oil facilities as well as the abu debbie and do by airports . a police say to indian nationals and one pakistani were killed. the tooth is a warning of more strikes in the u. e t m right is and now it's a partial withdrawal from yemen in 2019, but maintain a military presence there at washington. has condemned the attack, calling it an act of terror, and vow to hold to these accountable fort strike. mohammed dollar tub has more from
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yeoman's capital of santa cut into the statements of the how these spokesperson the area. he says that the, the carried out this attack against the united arab emirates, in order and retaliation to what he described, its participation and the solid quality in the wall. he said that the visit, the problem is that we have, we have made and that they have fil sales products. such promise we have used according to his statement, 5 wing, the missiles 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 international parts of lobby. and so the situation is father escalating that he, he also was that there isn't some know so far foreign companies in order to,
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to avoid becoming a close to, to vital facilities according to words. so this is not to be target, especially as he said that if the united decided to continue, it's what he described, aggressive escalation against the m and the, the situation, 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 un is call on all parties to exercise maximum restraint and prevent any further escalation. the secretary jones condemns today's attacks on abu dhabi international airport and the nearby industrial area which were poorly call several civilian casualties. and have been claimed by the who t's attacks on civilian infrastructure and civilians are prohibited by international humanitarian law. the
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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. now, 2 deaths have been confirmed and talk following the soon army that struck me pacific island nation on saturday. a british woman angela glover was the 1st victim to be named. her brother says the 50 year old was swept away on her husband, clung to a tree at the new zealand government says one token is also known to have died. australian and new zealand surveillance cruise are recessive damage caused by the rupture of an undersea volcano. and the soon army that followed. well, the latest satellite images show a cloud of sulfur dioxide drifting across the pacific ocean. it was caused by the eruption which spewed ash 20 kilometers up into the stratosphere. sir clark is more now from brisbin in australia. were aware that the capital has been badly damaged, a homes or resorts along the western beaches have also been badly damaged and has
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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 and finally and mango on those islands. 36 people live on mango and 69 on finally. so the initial reports, we've got at the moment, mainly of infrastructure, and that's around also told the top who are the company that owns the single underwater table. that generates the internet, the network and communication in toner. that's also been badly damaged when he zealand has deployed in iran aircraft that was deployed on monday. that will look at the initial, a surveillance and the damage of the infrastructure around toner. a strategy also sent an aircraft 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, as 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
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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 at deploying some of these. i emergency supplies from fiji and its warehouses here in brisbane, and that includes the likes of tense, our 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 at to target and some of these specific nations simply because as i mentioned, the volcanic ash is spread throughout the region and flight to have funding it difficult to getting a new zealand defense minister penny and not a it says help is on its way to trauma. my understanding is that there are 2 people who have been identified. of course,
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the british national that you spoke of and another local person. but those are just the reports that we're receiving. the infrastructure is of course the key challenge for the recovery. if it's and toner and i don't just mean the main island. i also mean the outer islands after the work that was done was really quite crucial. but we know that there is more work to be done to make sure that solar can bounce back to the atmosphere conditions and the ash covering the importers a particular challenge. i'll be understanding that they'll be committed in the next couple of days and we'll be able to get some flights into toner to be able to make sure we can take supplies. but in the meantime, government, myself and then you know, in government that made the decision to st. navy, the falls into toner. we kept the party today from new zealand to basal, taking supplies, also taking hydrographic instruments to make sure that we can see what's taking
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place under water as well. and we can't wait for them to get up there. we know that there's a 3 to 4 days styling time from new zealand to toner. and so the special sooner rather than later mean the choice of the, the s 4 has contaminated water supplies. one of the communications from toner is that is one of the most pressing needs is fresh water supply now to toner, which is why one of the visuals we will be sending from new zealand is able to carry. we'll distribute 250000 liters and also has some of the some nation plants to be able to make sure we can continue the supply of people or coma. on top of that, there has been a number of communications around infrastructure and the ability to help rebuild some of it. and we'll make sure that we take supplies. i to continue with the recovery if it's ensued on at least 7 protest as had been killed by security forces
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during demonstrations in the capitol tear gas and bullets were fired at thousands marching towards the presidential palace and cartoon. it comes ahead of a key visit by us diplomats calling to talk to and the political crisis. protest against military government have continued since the crew in october unable, as 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 up either lamar modeling gravel as get it. i am here to day to resist the military coup that happened on the 25th of october and we hope our free revolution reaches the democratic civilian path. and hopefully, the sudanese people achieve all they called sun, a high nominal elliton from him. morgan, who has more from one of the protests, in cartoon as the un mission here,
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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 are special envoy for the horn of africa are expected to arrive in order to, to give us the board 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 dante's sovereignty counsel led by the military says it accepts the you and initiative to try to break the political deadlock, but protest as they they don't want to negotiate with the military. many of the
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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 all the 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 steer gas, live ammunition by security forces that you on has condemned the use of force by security forces. at least 64 people have been killed. 100 have been injured as they demand a complete civilian rule. martin luther king day in the united states has been marked with a march in the capital to dom more protection for voting rights present. joe biden
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has vowed to paulson new protection law, but he liked support in the senate democrats. a 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 has said, he's tired of being quiet about voting rapes. well, we're tired of being taken. says yeah, 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. as to the head here now, desert, china's birthright dips to record low. we look at the implications launch pots, the world c, declining populations. ukraine's former president treasure portion co appears in
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court on treason charge you saw to returning from approved ah once again, the severe winter storm on the eastern side of the u. s. is because cold has come up against warmer and the 2 do not like to interact very much. so we've had a huge snow dumped during monday, monday night. that's those on the eastern side of canada now. and then there's a cold swing of air following it, real cold, then minus 15, ultra minus 6 in toronto. the wind will die during the day on tuesday, but the rollers will still be there. the sun should be in the sky over the top of all be an awful lot of snow and there's no snow storm developing and coming your way coming towards the great lakes. later on tuesday attempts just dropped to getting calgary. it's been about plus 6 degrees on monday, about minus 13. i'll try to get to tuesday, and this will also develop,
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it won't be a repeat performance, but it will be similar to where the cold air comes up against, against the gulf moisture on the gulf states. then this line of thunderstorms could be once again, quite severe, similar, not exactly the same as the last time it happened. and this is the last time it happened. this end of it means thunderstorms, through the bahamas, brought me into haiti as well. leases are cuba, and possibly, than towards nicaragua and south of this. the rain has stopped falling quite heavily in ria, indeed in a good part of brazil. ah . from the al jazeera london broke out santa t special guest in conversation. when you say a lie, a 1000000 times, it becomes you then create whatever narrative you want, an update uninterrupted. i realized i was working for something evil, you know, being a part of actually creating maria with critical wiley. the death of journalism is
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only the 1st signal for the death of democracy due to be antiquated on how to sierra lou ah, now again, you're watching out 0 mind about top stories the saw and the saudi led coalition has launched as strikes on yelman's capital killing several people that's off to prove the rebels carried out during the tax on the united arab emirates targeting and oil facility, and the dubai and abu dhabi airports the u. s. is condemned as an act of terror. to death had been confirmed in tara following these 2 nami, that struck the piece of condemnation on saturday. 50 year old british woman was
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the 1st victim to be named. new sealing government says one tonin is also known to dine. security forces ensued on have killed at least 7 protest is in the capital call to take us and the bullets were 5 at demonstrate is marching towards the presidential palace. the u. n. has condemned violence and called, and talked to and the crisis after a strong start, china's economic growth slowed at the starts at sorry, at the end of last year, at the pandemic real estate troubles and the low birth rate in decades of being blamed for the slump, rick climate reports now 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 stronger than the government's own target, but nearly a full percentage points slower than the previous quarter. the chinese economy grew
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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 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 hit 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 births 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.
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the on the chrome very, to spread to a number of its cities, prompting locked down and ramped 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 more cases. when people come from other countries, we do not know how the situation will go to the doctor. 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 organizes at the beijing winter olympic say. only selected groups will be allowed to attend. next month games invited spectators will have to stick closely to cope with 1900 protocols. no fans from outside china are being allowed at events to katrina use in beijing get to get the latest. katrina,
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tell us more about the ticket allocation special. all the know so far as that organizers have said that targeted groups only will be allowed to attend the limpid games as spectators. and because of the severe and complex cove in 1900 situation in china, the ordinary members of the public will not be able to buy tickets. now we've always known the spectators will not be able to enter china to attend the event, but there are some comments now on line of people saying that it's simply not fed that not everyone will have the chance to attend the games. now we're still waiting on further information as to who exactly will be invited, but we do know that whoever is attending they'll be expected to comply with the very strict lympics corvette 19 restrictions. they'll have to enter and stay within the olympic bubble though be, have to be fully vaccinated and probably have to coordinate both before and after
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the games. now, aging has staunchly promised that, unlike the toko, some a games last year, there will be spectators at the base in winter olympics. but it's having a lot of trouble balancing keeping its promise while still maintaining its coven 190 tolerance approach to the pandemic. micro, on the big backdrop to all of this was the latest in the cases in the capital. well, that's what so concerning these coven, 19 cases around china, despite the 0 tolerance approach, are continuing to rise. now we've had the latest figure, a noted it's a 100 and that's $127.00 locally transmitted cases announced on tuesday. but what's really concerning authorities is that at least 3 cases now had been identified in beijing in the capsule. the latest a 3rd case was just identified early on tuesday morning. at least one residential compound is locked down with all of those residents now expected to be tested for
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coven 19. and at least $700.00 omicron cases have been identified around china. this highly infectious variant of carbon 19 has reached 9 cities and 6 provinces here. and china is still continuing to deal with this outbreak by applying it same playbook of mass testing, quarantining. at least 20000000 people in the country are confined to their harms. unable to leave because of these heavy restrictions. and what's really also, we're worried that we're heading into the chinese new year period, which is the most important public holiday here in china. and millions of people, despite travel warnings are still expected to chris, crossed the country to see their family. and that's certain to orally exasperate this outbreak. and we're expected to say that we're expecting to say more case numbers after this period are extreme thanks. vote through katrina you the in bridget to ukraine,
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where the former president has appeared in court in the capital key of to deny treason charges. prosecutors accused petro portion crew of financing pro russian services in east new crew. he says he's innocent and that the charges are politically motivated. san diego versus right after nearly a month away, petrol. put, a shankar has returned to a 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 charges of treason. a prosecutor has accused but 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 a sancho. i accuse, embarrass on what you know trade in was a separate his but that he brought
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a scheme, the trade scheme of transport in energy call 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 president bush uncle and the russian back separatist, the man who made his fortune as ukraine's chalk. it king is one of the country's 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 easton ukraine in 20142015. president lansky 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 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 thou,
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100000 rushing force is a master the east in the northern frontiers. holding drills, high level talks held between russian and west and officials last week came to nothing. and the possibility of a reconciliation in ukraine is hanging by a thread. when i go, i'll just sarah, the german foreign minister says she'll do everything in her power to guarantee ukraine security. and alina book made the comments during meeting with the crating officials in kiev, they're trying to revive, for way peace talks with russia and france to end the conflict in the east. and don bass. reason, russia has been massing troops at the cranium border, raising 5th of an invasion. dominic cane has more from berlin. the thing that really stood out from this meeting, at least the news conference it emerged after the meeting of the to foreign ministers was a restoration of germany's perspective, germany's support for ukraine and elaine,
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a bell book saying effectively to the russians that any further and each further aggression would be met with some diplomatic response from her country and others saying in her opinion, that diplomacy is the only way to solve this crisis. also referring to the normandy format, saying that the 4 way meeting of ministers between paris, he f, moscow, berlin, that that's a format that they want to reinvigorate where possible. but it is worth making the point that in questions both to mrs. burbock and to her counterparts medical yuba, when the question was about whether the german government would seek to provide some form of material support in the form of weapons perhaps. and alina beveled did not touch on much choosing not to answer the question directly, which of course is interesting in itself, because there are those who say that if germany wants materially to support ukraine and perhaps weapons would be a way of doing it. but as
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a say that was not touched upon, at least not by the german foreign minister. french far right presidential candidate that exam all says he will appeal a conviction for hate speech. the 63 year old was fine more than $10000.00 ever comments. he made back in 2020, when he described unaccompanied migrant children as thieves, murderers and rapists. small already has pri convictions for inciting hatred against blackened arab people. after making anti islam comments. the united nation says the taliban is attempting to steadily raise women and girls from public life. the comments came from a joint statement by a group of right sex. but they say the taliban policies amount to a collective punishment of women and girls, grounded on gender based bias and harmful practices. and they're concerned by continuous and systematic efforts to exclude women from the social economic and political spheres. they also wanted is now harder for women to work and to make
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a living, pushing them further into poverty. for 2 years, a women rights activists who served as the 1st female deputy speaker parliament in afghanistan. and she says, women are becoming invisible. this has been king of the cause of what's been done to the woman of atlanta and especially under the name of islam is on the contrary against this tommy principles. we all know that the politics of talent is a politics of m, you know, exclusion. and they believe in exclusion and their definition of inclusion is basically establishing as a government that is made of talents, different background, or from an ethnic point of view, from a religious point of view and from also gender point of view. the terrible, the fact to power does not represent any of these a benchmarks. it's a government majority from one social and i doubted you can group,
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no woman at all. and of course it is no ethnic balance. and that is not really just a presentation lately. they have become more violent towards, you know, the, the woman who actually protesting the streets of couple demanding for their rights . i think the world must get out of this humanitarian crisis business, which is needed. but we have to look ahead and have a vision for political dialogue because this cannot continue to be like that. i mean, the people cannot continue to be the victim, especially the woman. tribute supporting in for budging maharajah, died at the age of $83.00. he was considered one of the great surf indian classical thoughts for tor. again, b, it's part of his life. the family of bird, you, maharaj pay their respects at his home in the indian capital new delhi. they say the legend re dancer had struggled with his health in recent months. actually,
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eggman is a one car max. so he was being treated a hospital for the past month. he was diabetic and had kidney related issues. he was on dialysis and he was undergoing treatment and getting better. i think he had a cardiac arrest because all of a sudden he had trouble breathing and then he passed hoy. thank you and go daddy. i got his dea. ah, morales was a master of contact a tied with indian classical dance. oh. ready he often drew inspiration from his own life in his performances, and was known for his enemies, had facial expressions, and his light footed movements ah, in a career spanning nearly 6 decades, morales not only performed contact, but taught it to opening a dance school in the capital which he ran for more than 20 years. in 1986, he was awarded india's 2nd highest civilian owner in recognition of his achievements. in a tweet prime minister in red, remade, he said,
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his passing is an irreparable loss to the entire art world. many of his former students now stars themselves say his contribution to the world of dance was historic and will be carried forward by all those he influenced through his art. veggie. maharaj was 83 years old. ah, ah. so this is out there are, these are the top stories and the saudi led coalition has launched as strikes on yelman's capital, killing several people. that's after who the rebels carried out. drone attacks on the united arab emirates targeting an oil facility, and they do buy and i will and i will debbie airports. united states has condemned it as an act of terror. the lights masons is calling on all parties to exercise maximum restraint and prevent any further escalation. the secretary general condemns today's attacks on abu dhabi, international air.

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