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banning people from selling or eating malice found along the getting river. the area affected by the red tide is small. but news of the algae blue has affected seafood traders in the area. ah . deny the state says it will hold. it is accountable after the ebony rebels launched the deadly drone attack in the night. united arab emirates ah, hello mcclark. this is out 0 life. and also coming up to desk confirmed and talking . a british woman is one victim of the volcano tsunami with 3 days on the full impact of the dissolved remains unclear. protests in sudan are again met with deadly for 7 more people die fully
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a return to civilian rule. and at least 500 health workers were infected with corona virus in pakistan's largest city. ah, the saudi led coalition has launched as strikes on the evans capital killing, at least a dozen people. it is in response to a deadly attack by who the rebels in the united arab emirates. these say they fight 5 ballistic missiles and a number of drones at all facilities, as well as the abu dhabi and dubai airports. please say to indian nationals and one pakistani were killed. the tooth is a warning of more strikes in the u. e. the m r at is announced to partial withdrawal from yemen in 2019, but maintain military presence. washington has condemned the attack carliette an act of terror and his vow to hold with his accountable for the strike. howard ella top has more from yeoman's capital of san cutting to the statement of the how these
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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 visitor, the problem is that we have, we have made and they have fell sales. 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 into parts of lobby. and so the situation is father escalating that he will, he also warmed that there isn't some know so far foreign companies in order to, to avoid becoming a close to,
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to vital facilities according to his 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 the m 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 u. n. is calling on all parties to exercise maxima restraints and prevents any further escalation. the secretary joan condemns today's attacks on abu dhabi international airport in the nearby industrial area, which were poorly cor several civilian casualties and have been claimed by the who t. s. a tax on civilian infrastructure and civilians are prohibited by international humanitarian law. the secretary journal calls upon all parties to
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exercise maximum restraint and prevent any escalation against amidst height and tensions in the region. they are no military solutions to the conflict in yemen. to death have been confirmed in tongue are following the sooner me that struck the pacific island nation on saturday. british women angela glover was the 1st victim to be named. a brother says the 50 year old was swept away while her husband clung to a tree. the zealand government says one tongue was also known to have died. australian and new zealand surveillance cruiser assessing the damage caused by the eruption of an undersea volcano. and the soon army that followed were the latest satellite images show, a cloud of sulfur dioxide drifting across the pacific ocean. it was caused by friday's erection, which spewed ash 20 kilometers up into the stratosphere. you zealand defense minister peny. and ali says help is on its way to tama the infrastructure is of course the key challenge for the recovery. if it's and toner and i
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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 recreate in the next couple of days and we'll be able to get some flights into told us to be able to make sure we can take supplies. but in the meantime, you know government myself and then using government that made the decision to st. navy vessels, into toner. we kept the office today from new zealand to basal, taking supplies, also taking hydrographic instruments to make sure that we can see what's taking 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 failing time from new zealand to toner. and so the spectrum and,
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you know, rather than like your choice of the, the s 4 has contaminated water supplies. one of the communications from paula that said is one of the most pressing need is fresh water supply to tone, which is why one of the people we will be sending from new zealand is able to carry on, distribute 250000 liter volta and also has a dissemination class to be able to make sure we can continue the supply of people 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 to continue with the recovery if it's ensued on at least 7 protests had been killed by security forces during demonstrations in the capital t gas and rubber bullets were fired at thousands marching towards the presidential pilots and called to becomes a head of a key visit by you as to promote coding for talked to in the political crisis.
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protests against military governments have continued since military takeover in october. if morgan has more from one of the purchase and culture as the un mission here, incident 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 the $0.03 to take over. there have been calling for the military to return to their barracks and leave to dance politics. and thus protest come pick for a visit is expected by senior you as the 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 give you a support to the you. an initiative which is hoped to break the political deadlock
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that has left to them without the government for more than 2 months. now, to dante's sovereignty counsel led by the military as it except the un initiative to try to break the political deadlock, but protested say 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 all the say they also want the military going before any kind of negotiation takes place. the biggest challenge to the you and, and i said to that is currently under way is the issue of trust between the various parties. since the military take over 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 sir gaz. live ammunition by security forces. the you and husband damned the use of force by security forces, at least 64 people have been killed. hundreds have been injured as they demand
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a complete civilian rule or to pakistan where hundreds of healthcare workers in the largest city of karachi, have tested positive for coven 19 in the past week. that's led to star shortages in is putting hospitals under pressure. the overall infection rate in the city has hit 40 percent. that is more than 4 times the national rates. let's brand come all high . there correspond to july, 1st, at a vaccination center in islamabad, a commode till his latest well, in the last 24 hours bud guest on hedrick guarded over 5000 budget def case of the all me o me krohn radia and the radio and richard driving that serge, as you mentioned in the city of gotcha, now has over 40 percent on your dvd rate and other days such a law and this law body also standing above 10 percent. the national command and
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operation center is going to be holding a meeting again today. they have decided to carry out more testing and educational institutions in order to find out whether that is that need to close doors institutions. but the one good thing that happened is that the omi grown area and not as deadly as radians, such as delta dental over 800 critical cases. and the number of hospitalization is that not as high as in the delta radia enjoy. busy engage and emergency situation, given the fact that cut out years, buckets times they can all make power hard. and the fact that 500 have a good day have been confirmed with the new radio. and so indeed, that situation that did alarming the country a likely to import more restriction on travel. but for the moment key decision will have to be taken by the national command and operation center here in islam abad.
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yes, it's troubling situation that come out. thanks, america ma height of the, in islam about still had here on the program, ukraine's a former president, petra polish, and co appears in court and treason charges after returning from abroad and organized, impose new limits on who can attend events at next month's winter olympics. in beijing ah, well the winchester turned quite turbulent to threaten the lease and the raving peninsula. and this is the next band of rain on its way to answer the go into saudi bahrain, and more especially iran followed by rather a cold wind, but says the setup on tuesday and that system one. and there's another one here setting up over turkey. we'll start with that one because that's already developing
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during tuesday. huge amounts of snow seemed likely to fall in turkey. but the system moving on heavy rain through cyprus, syria and down towards the coast of egypt. colvin. following means a high temperature, low single figures, for example, you stumble, things to improve snow wise, just once it gets a system, moves in this direction, bringing the cold through out live and, and it will really feel cold when it last rained a day or 2 ago in garza, this is what happened. that's going to be repeated unpleasant weather in a man. feather in land. look at the temperature is 6 degrees, more or less to 3 days. that is just a bit higher than the normal night time. the day should be about 30. this is rudy colder and we will feel this. there it is blowing dancer equates max at 14 on tuesday the rain possibly showing up in their house thunderstorms. as you go further east woods than that rain spreads eventually towards pakistan with northern hills in the snow. ah,
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on counseling recalls the so called great resignation goes global. why all people increasingly quit my job? egypt through the canal achieve the highest revenues in its entire history. why? on a table was worrying between nepalese and integrated calcium recalls on al jazeera . what happens in new york has implications all around the world. it's international perspective with the human touch rooming way and then pulling back out again. lou. oh, okay, are you watching out 0 or one of our top stories?
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this our and the satellite coalition has launched asteroids on yelman's capital killing several people. that's after shoot. the rebels carried out drone attacks on the united arab emirates, talked, etc, and the oil facility and the dubai in abu dhabi airports usa condemned it as an act of terror to dance have been confirmed in tongue. the following. these 2 nami, that struck the pacific island nation on saturday. a 50 year old british woman was the 1st victim to be named. the new zealand government says one children is also known to have died. in 2, don, security forces have killed at least 70 protest isn't capital call to take us a rebel bullet to fight it. demonstrate is marching towards the presidential palace view and has condemned the violence and it's called to talk to. and the crisis, sri lankan president got by roger pike, sir, is addressing parliament outlying outlining his plans to rescue the country from an economic crisis. the crown of ours pandemic has hit the nation, hauled to it's last $9000000000.00 in tourism revenue. in the past 2 years,
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let's meet now to michelle fernandez, joins us live from sri lanka, capital of columba, and michelle. what is the president we'd say? so he's been outlining what his government has managed to work on in the last 2 years since he and his government took office. the president basically talking about food security being a top priority that it needs to be addressed in 2022. he talked about some of the plans for green economy. this is a president who basically brought in a ban, a complete ban on chemical fertilizers, drawing a lot of criticism down at the grassroots level for the sort of quick wait happened . but the president said their policies and goals weren't properly communicated to the people. so he was talking about that. he also talked about investment
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essentially in a gamut of airs. that the government is looking at a one addressing essentially the energy sector, which is a very real problem at the moment or where we're having sort of power outages, power cuts, also because of the foreign exchange crisis that the government is facing. that there's a very limited amount of fuel to run generators at the power plants and the president outlining a wide series of a sort of projects to bring in solar power to increase the generation of power in the next coming years. he also talked about the need to increase exports, essentially because obviously in terms of natural resources are oil, that kind of fossil virtual anchor does not have. so he talked about maximizing what areas that the country can offer in terms of bringing in that important foreign exchange. so he still essentially giving that policy statement in the building you see just behind me or the she lanchen parliament. he still hasn't
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finished as we speak, and he will go through obviously the different areas that he has a essentially envisioned as the part of his rule. the next 3 years are obviously the economic crisis that is crunching in making people on a day to day basis. feel the pinch, a huge, skyrocketing cost of living shortages even sometimes if you have the money, the inability to purchase certain things like gas like milk powder and things like that. so obviously, the president, having a lot of questions to answer, anita, and not least on the 2 pronged approach, i guess that will be needed in take you on both the economic difficulties and, and the pandemic absolutely. i'm in the hush duffle and of goto by roger boxer, did clock in some pretty impressive figures. when the pandemic fest took hold,
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we had a very tight control. the numbers were kept to a minimum. however, after the sort of 2nd wave about 6 months into the pandemic, they, it started running away from them. and we have seen $15000.00 plus a centrally a debts that have been blocked. and right now with only current, we are very, very, sort of slow in terms of the numbers spreading, but the, the health care work sectors have warned that to a uter numbers on the increase. on the other hand, obviously the economy. and this has been a huge crisis. i mean, it's something obviously, nick, that the world in itself is seeing shortages of supplies of food, of energy prices going crazy. it's not just sort of unique to shanker but the problem virtual archive concerned is given this massive amount of debt it needs to service, which is eating in to that valuable foreign exchange reserves which have fallen drastically. shalanda is finding it difficult to service that debt,
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even though they said they have never defaulted of and they will not default, but they've, they've gone on to sell half their gold reserves, and they see that they are in control. but in terms of the shortages, in terms of the crisis on a day to day, it is a difficult situation or a monopoly for my permanent understanding columbia in sri lanka, ukraine's former president as appeared in court in the capital key of to deny treason charges, prosecutors accused petra porridge shanker, of financing pro russian separatists in easton, ukraine. he says the charges are politically motivated. sonya giga has his report. right, but after nearly a month away pet drop. what a shanker has returned to a country seething with political turmoil. after hold up with border guards at the airport, the former ukrainian president headed to quote and give, ah, tailed by his supporters,
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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 us and go accusing virus on what you know trade in was a separate issue, but that he approved a scheme. the trade scheme of transport in energy call from the occupied territories. though the government control areas. however, still, the prosecutor, sir, did not released any kind of evidence that there is a link between president bush uncle and the russian back separatists. the man who made his fortune as ukraine's chocolate king is one of the country's wealthiest businessman. and his assets have been frozen since the launch of the investigation into whether he was involved in the sale of large amounts of co that help finance
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rushing back separatists in eastern 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 security situation is precarious. while western governments continue to appeal to ukraine for political unity, russia has continue to build up its troops at ukrainian border. currently thou, 100000 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. i'll de zera a french far right presidential candidate there exam more says he will appeal against a conviction for hate speech. the 63 year old was fine. more than $10000.00. urban
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comments he made in 2020, when he described unaccompanied migrant children. as thieves of murderers and rapists, some already has prior convictions for inciting hatred against black and arab people. organizes that the beijing winter olympics say only selected groups will be allowed to attend next month. games invited spectators will have to stick closely to cobra 19 protocols. no friends from outside china being allowed events. the announcement comes days after the 1st local case of homer. cons reported in the chinese capital. let's take this on little bit. we can speak to mark joy, who's the author of a sporting superpower and the founder of china. the china sports inside a website, join us live now from beijing at market say this ticket allocation. who will get to go? do you think? well, it's going to be school, select a groups, all hands takes and approved by the government. so be sim. cynthia pays an, an app, some corporate executives, the sponsors, i believe, still will have some small ticket allocation as well. i'm hearing that, you know,
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some groups of school children will be, will be chosen as well. so it's r e in trying to make it as, as supposedly representative as possible. but it's all going to be very, very, a small scale. i think i and more for the cameras and then fur than yet miss fair, right? is a representative by that, you mean the stadiums won't be full? well, not just represents the different groups. so, you know, you've got some, some al to you, you'll get that children in there. well, all the people who are attending will have to go through very rigorous testing. they have 2 p c r testing exams beforehand. then another 2 tests are coming out of the stadium. obviously are fairly segregate, once they're re irina's because they're there at the risk from the beijing authorities point of view is that all the athletes and coaches, not olympic participants, are carriers of the virus. so that they're still very concerned about that. and they trying to, i keep it as small scale as possible, but said they do want to have at least, you know,
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they did that the semblance that there are some spectators at these games are about will he be the appreciate to your expertise in this? thanks very much indeed. apologies for the thought there was we found dipping in and out. but i think we go just about not saying thanks for much. in addition to sporting events, people in france will have to follow new rules to inter restaurants, cafes, and cinemas, and new vaccine parts will come into effect within days of to be approved by parliament at the moment on vaccinated people can enter the news if they can show a negative test result in the 8 in 10 people in france. awfully vaccinated. on monday, the number of people with coven 19 in french hospital, so the biggest one day increase since early november 2020, which was before the thought of the country's vaccination campaign. heavy rainfall, his cold flooding in uruguay is capital, local weather authorities say a month's worth of rain fell in just 24 hours and whatever day it is though, a different story in other parts of south america sweltering in a heat wave with record temperatures of 45 degrees celsius martin luther king day
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in the united states has been marked with a march and the capital to demand more protection for voting rights. president joe biden has router pass a new protection law, but he lack 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 its here now from she returns, he attended the march and spoke twice with daniel martin luther king junior day parade was cancelled this year in washington, dc. because of the pandemic, but a smaller piece walk is taking place. participants came this year to have their 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 referred doctor kings elder,
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some sir, said king, bled for what these marches. one is for congress which are through 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 literally, therefore, such right and to continue the legacy of doctor king in think continue. the advocacy for voting 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 of own rights to one day, our democracy will fall, i think is a sad day in america, because ah biden receive 80000000 volts. trump receive 70000000 volts. we sent them here as the american people to washington to pass legislation. that would be the best interest of citizens, not if they cannot get anything done beyond emergency packages such as cove it then
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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, seem pretty doubtful that this would be passed under his watch after he some se, belatedly put 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, the democratic vote. the democratic sold out at the upcoming mid term elections may be depressed anywhere to india. now where the government says close the kashmir press, club in indian administered kashmir. facial say it's registration has expired, but john le say is just st latest attempt to stifle press freedom in the troubled region. elizabeth per item has his report. gentleness gather outside the shuttle door. most of the cash meet. press club, im screen again until saturday. many used to club as an office as well as
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a space to meet other reporters. but 2 days ago, a group of journalists escorted by armed police, said they were taking over the running of the club and indeed administered cush mead. they said the managing committees tenure ended 6 months ago. and the club had failed to renew its registration dish or not. we are digging it order by 4. we had a thought of your me, everybody was out there because there has been a delay in the bus this sir allison. so we are digging the door for deadra if yes of running that did re appearance on the club, the clump had at least $300.00 journalists as members. it's outgoing. managing committee said it's registration was suspended without explanation. 2 days before the takeover. a space has been captured, an institution has been captured and with governments intervention. and it's very unfortunate that this could happen in a civilized society and in this undemocratic illegal and unethical manner. on
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monday, because mused in summation department, lisa statement saying was closing the club, which occupies government land. it added that it hopes a duly registered bonafide society of all journalists shall be constituted as soon as possible. and the body shall be able to approach the government for every allocation of the premises. online by the journalists across india have criticized press clubs, takeover on saturday, and it's closure. on monday, there has been a total breakdown in terms of the relationship between media and the administration, primarily because i don't think there is any desire in the part of the administration to allow the space needed for free media to conduct content. and that is the reason why you find so many cases of gender being how does human rights groups have wanted the shrinking space for journalists in kush meat? since the indian government revoked the regions or tanami 2019 many journalists and
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kush meat and beyond say that space has just become a lot smaller. elizabeth per item al jazeera new delhi. you can find much more. no websites, al jazeera dot com is address all the news we're covering right there are plenty of comments and analysis to out zera dot com. ah say this is out there and these are the top stories. and the saudi led coalition has launched as strikes on yelman's capital, killing several people. that's after few, the rebels carried out drone attacks on the united arab emirates targeting in oil facility and the dubai and abu dhabi efforts, the u. s. is condemned. that is an act of terror. the united nations is called the on all parties to exercise maximum restraint and prevent any further escalation. the secretary.

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