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a fuck scene is designed to inform most of age, and in spite why are generalists under attack because democracy is hunter. and you are the truth tellers and see the world from a different perspective on alex. ah, you as president joe biden warns rush, i will pay a heavy price if ukraine is invaded as new satellite pictures show the scale of its military build up near the buddha. ah, hello, i'm darn jordan. this is al jazeera life, joe. all set coming up the 1st batches of international aid, authentic toner days off and under c. volcanic eruption. i'm synonymy caused extensive damage. the u. s. has charge for bell russian officials with aircraft piracy of a loss. mays force diversion of ryan air flies plus i'm to see
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a newman vibe. the magellan, straight on the very tip of south america, where no climate and reserve it for is being launched. and it will help to resolve mysteries such as why these whales had been reaching more and more along the coast . ah, we begin in washington where us president joe biden has said russia will pay a heavy price if it invades ukraine. warning came was new satellite images show the scale of the military build up along the border. ukraine says russia has now deployed more than a $127000.00 troops. a white house correspondent, kimberly hall kit reports from washington. but there is no doubt, let me no doubt at all that approach makes this choice. russia will pay a heavy price. speaking for prepared no. on the anniversary of his 1st year in office, president joe biden sought to clarify the u. s. position on
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a russian invasion into ukraine. i've been absolutely clear with president putin. he has no misunderstanding any, any assembled rushing units, move across ukrainian border. that is an invasion but, and only met with severe and coordinated economic response to quench it comes as the white house spent the day cleaning up his wednesday night remarks. stunning european allies by suggesting a lesser response to a smaller scale invasion. if it invades and it depends on what it does, it's one thing. if it's a minor kirschner, then we end up having a fight about what to do, and not to which cetera, we're not gonna brains. president vladimir zalinski fired back on twitter, lasting biden's comment. we want to remind the great powers that there are no minor incursions and small nation soleski tweeted,
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just as there are no minor casualties and little grief from the loss of loved ones . i say this as the president of a great power, ah biden statements of a potential russian invasion of ukraine have exposed the divisions and doubt about the united states commitment among european allies. there is concern among allies that the u. s. if you don't have did not have the will to follow through on our own us lead activity in afghanistan, how much are they sure that we will falls room, protecting our eyes? and how much are we willing to protect non allies when your european security is in the balance? u. s. secretary of state antony blinkin is in geneva for a meeting with russian foreign minister survey. laugh rock. russia is seeking to halt and nato expansion and membership for ukraine in moldova. the u. s. will not
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provides such assurances, but instead will encourage diplomacy to resolve security differences. there is new urgency to the negotiations. president biden warned, with russian troops position close to ukraine's border. he believes russian president vladimir putin intends to attack, and a russian invasion of ukraine may be imminent. kimberly help get al jazeera the white house. meanwhile, you are a secretary of state antony blinkin has been in berlin. the head of friday's meeting with saga labrons in geneva, he met with foreign ministry officials from germany, france. i'm the u. k. together with the u. s. they're promising a swift and severe response to any russian aggression against ukraine. germany's foreign minister called in moscow to take urgent steps towards de escalation. and as i get is only 3 me gum, nothing laugh is at stake than the preservation of peace in europe. this is existential for us, which is why we have no choice but to defend it firmly unprotected with the shield
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of the supplies explicitly, even if it could have economic consequences for us. well, that's good. what else got the view now from kim and moscow on those developments, some onto zeros correspondence so that ukraine is have been closely monitoring the flurry of diplomatic efforts over the past few weeks as this crisis has been deepening. after all, this is a conflict that has cost this country more than 14000 lives and add to that more than 1400000 people who are internally displaced. but beyond that, you don't get the feeling that people are worried about an imminent russian invasion. despite all the rhetoric may hear back from their own leadership or indeed european and american apollo dishes. now, people will tell you that this is actually not the right time for russia to cross the border. they say that the situ is different, and back in 2014,
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they said that the army, the ukrainian army, now, is much more capable, is much better equipped. it has received a training, so they feel that they are much more confident now. and that russia knows exactly that. russia's foreign ministry is very clear about what they're hoping to achieve from the meeting on friday in geneva. that is, they want to take the next steps on negotiations on security guarantees that they're asking the american government about the possibility of nato expanding further eastward, as well as not allowing ukraine to join the military alliance. that is something that is very much a red line for this country. so that's the official position here. but what the ordinary russians think about the ongoing tensions we ask them, people here in the capital and here's what they had to say. yeah, the move to women, you put, i think there will be no war. it seems to me that we have the situation from time to time because authorities need to keep people up with something apart from coated
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metal pushes, rating is just going down near thing where i don't believe it's possible that property nations where ever start this war. i wouldn't warranty because why? what for to prove war and to whom are stand for peace? no one ever. when you tell us the trouble news now, why is the tool need it? i wish we don't make war, especially with ukraine. we are brothers and div. that's all i can tell you as the world waits the find out what happens in geneva on friday. many here are hoping that diplomacy and dialogue can continue to be the path forward to try and de escalate the lumen crisis. the u. s. department of justice is charged for government officials, some better routes with aircraft piracy for diverting iran air flight last may. the plane was flying from greece to lithuania when it was forced to london, minced by bell or russian fighter jet. but a rooster accused of faking a bummer le, to force the aircraft down so that a government critic on board could be arrested. but stephen nixon's on the
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international republican institute, he says this is a significant step by the u. s. there's 2 salient points here versus principal. the 2nd is timing. from the principal standpoint. this is exactly what the west needs to do. the stand up to the authoritarian regime in bay loose. although these 4 individuals have been charged in us district court in new york, the real perpetrator here is alexander lucas shanker. these 4 individuals are acting on his orders. so this is an important message that the west descending, that they're not going to tolerate, ah, air piracy, which is a legal term used to denote hi jackie. it's intolerable. and the west need to take stuff. stand on this. the 2nd is, jaime. i think the timing is important because this comes at the same time that bail rosen and russian military units are engaged in joint exercises on ukraine's northern order to further to stabilize the situation and intimidate him. it's
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conceivable. if these individuals ever set foot outside of bail roost into any of the e u countries, they could be held, arrested and then remanded over for trial in the southern district of new york. so yes, it's certainly possible whether it's probably not. we'll have to see, but these gentlemen will not be able to leave a bail. ruth prover us attorney is based these are charges and jurisdiction are upon the fact that for. busy american citizens were on board the ryanair flight. so if from a legal standpoint, this is certainly a sound legal argument to gain jurisdiction. now the 1st shipments of international aid have arrived in tongue 5 days after it was shaken by a volcanic eruption and synonymy ash was cleared from the runaway to military plains, from australia, new zealand land with essential supplies. more aid is now on the way and the phone lines are slowly being restored. authorities have confirmed 3 deaths and extensive
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damage across several islands away. hey, joins us live from oakland in new zealand weighing some more aid now is on the way . tell us what's been happening here. so it's been a slow start really to this a delivery mainly because of those communication difficulties. it was very hard for the respective governments, new zealand and australia to get the adequate approvals and permissions from the tongue and authorities for those a deliveries to begin. but it's well underway. now we saw those 2 planes from the new zealand and australia in a forces arriving on thursday. and we've got to new zealand navy ships now that have arrived in town. and what is the 1st one? had surveying equipment on board and specialist divers as well. their job, their 1st job was to check that the shipping channels leading into the capital nicole over and the port itself were going to be safe for other ships to arrive. and doc, i've now done that. so the 2nd naval ship from new zealand has arrived and a supplies and now being offloaded in the capital city. i. 3rd you zealand ship,
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the h remains that is canterbury is being loaded in oakland as we speak. and that will set sail within the next few hours, and it's a journey that will take around 3 days to complete. that ship also has helicopter on it, so that'll make it easier for those personnel to reach some of those outlying areas which have been so difficult to get in touch with in terms of communication for the terminal therapies. yeah, wayne and what's the response been from the tele community there in oakland where you are pretty huge really. i mean there is a little, a large tang and community in new zealand around 80000 people. so most of them live here in the largest city, oakland. on friday, they opened up this compact behind me for talking people and people from other pacific island communities to come here to donate goods to be sent back to their family members, their relatives, back home and toner, many of whom they haven't been able to get in contact with because of those
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communication difficulties. so today we've had thousands of people coming here to package those goods up. they'll go into shipping containers. and the 1st of those containers hoped will be on its way to tongue that early next week. in fact, the crowd was so large here within the last few hours that the organizers had to turn people away and say, look, you can't come today on friday. you'll have to come back in the, in the next few days. so it's expected over the course of the weekend that the numbers will grow significantly. alright, wayne, hey, live for 7, oakland museum and wayne. thank you. now, a remarkable story of survival has emerged from the disaster. a telephone man claims he spent a whole day in the water off. he was swept out to sea by the sonoma. we are not waiting when i was in the water, i remember going under i times. i'm disabled so my legs don't work very well. so i went on the water i times and i tried to get a,
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the c kept telling me and taking me under water on the i saw him, i thought the next time i go under, that's it. because my arms were the only things keeping me above water. so i told myself the next time i come up, i can't handle it. that's it. so the 9th time i went out and came up and grabbed the log. and that's what kept me going. i could have my son calling from land, but i didn't want to answer my son because i didn't want him to swim out to find me . in the meantime, the wives kept twirling around here and they just twirled while holding on to the log. sedans, military chief, has appointed 15 government ministers falling a visit by u. s. officials to end the countries political crisis. general abdel fata albert han agreed to form a technocratic government and begin a national dialogue. sedans, routing council, upon as to amend the document governing its transition to democracy. thousands protested against military rule demanding a civilian lead government. at least 71 protest as have been killed as it was overthrown in october, including 7 this week. not more so the coming on al jazeera,
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including the man who once held a top job of the catholic church. isn't that what used of a cover up and we'd meet the ring to wreckage. children who made a hiring boat journey to safety without their parents more than steamers. ah, ah, look forward to brighter skies. the weather sponsored my cattle at ways. this is proving to be the coldest winter for quite a long time from the point of view of where the air came from. the basically the arctic, those little sunshine around when you bring a wind with it. and that's the one dance of the gulf. the moment attempt has really dropped well below where they should be for this time of the year. all the way me ross, you q a down towards cut on the you a but the night may be shows it best of all. this blue shane is the desert frost and really will be that widespread was rad, low temps and minus one. not quite
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a record, but the records any about minus twos. we're not far off. it will feel cold in the wind even if it's not actually freezing. that wind is a little bit during saturday, as you can see on the suns in the sky, but we're still talking attempts as well below where they should be. that the storm is brewing in the eastern vents will be more snow for turkey, which across into northern syria, lebanon, down to jordan on the heights, at least. and there'll be a cold wind with showers of rain where you don't get the snow. so this is sort of bring lenses, but the further east you got the fine artist to we get to briefly, i think northern pakistan received this weekend more rain and snow at height. in southern africa, madagascar has been the focus of attention because of the flooding around the capital. it is that season that is quite possible. see a deep low develop with significant rain for saturday and sunday. oh, the weather sponsored by catera always killing the debates. 90 percent of the world's refugees have come from of climate impacted country. the climate emergency
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is putting more pressure on cities across the world and amplify your voice. it's not really the future, it's now not our responsibility to please give a lot candidate to responsibly get back. we cannot lose hope. we know what to do and we have the tools to to get back with all these papers. this dream on al jazeera lou. ah, we'll come back a quick reminder, the top stories here, this our u. s. president joe biden as warren the kremlin. it'll pay a heavy price if russian forces invade ukraine. he said, any move across the border with ukraine will be considered an invasion and met by
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severe economic response. you satellite imagery show the scale of russia's military build up among its border with ukraine. keith says moscow has not employed more than a $127000.00 us now. and the u. s. has charge for government officials on beller roofs with aircraft piracy, a rhyme airplane carrying a critique of immense was forced to land in the bill of russian capital. in may. our german inquiry has found that former pope benedict knew about priests involved in child sex abuse. but fail to act when he was archbishop of munich from 1977 to 1982 benedict was known as cardinal joseph rat, singer at the time and has repeatedly denied claims that he covered up the abuse. that in bob reports, former pope benedict, the 16th, failed to take action against clerics in 4 cases of alleged sexual abuse in his native germany. that's the conclusion of a report by a munich law firm, the archdiocese of munich, and finding asked it to investigate allegations of sexual abuse between 945 and
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2019 pope ameritas benedict. formerly joseph rushing, archbishop of munich, has previously denied wrong doing over the cases. a mocking, reasonably confused, a thoughtful, essentially, he claimed the lack of knowledge of the fact. and the lack of relevance on the canon law. in doing so, he continues to claim ignorance, even when in our opinion, it is difficult to reconcile this with the facts of the case. the report says that were at least $497.00 victims of abuse, mainly young males. it accuses cardinal eye and heart marks the current archbishop of munich of misconduct in 2 suspected abuse cases. last year, frances rejected an offer by him to resign. but the new claims of brought fresh pain for survivors of abuse in southern germany. attorney. so this doesn't help him . now clearly it affects me very much on an emotional level, and it's the same area with the abuse also happened in my childhood about 2 hours by train, from munich, and a small town. and of course that revive some things from me from that time the
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archdiocese is set to give a full response to the report next week, while the vatican's put out a statement that doesn't mention poke benedict saying it will evaluate the full report. benedict whose 94 has lived a secluded life in the vatican since stepping down as leader of the world's roman catholics in 2013 the 1st person to do so. in 600 years. the catholic church has been damaged by a series of abuse scandals in countries including australia, chile, france, island, and the united states. in germany, a study commissioned by the german bishops conference in 2018 concluded more than 1600 clergymen had committed some form of sexual abuse against nearly 4000 minus. the real number of victims is thought to be much higher. the dean baba al jazeera of his 17 people have died in an explosion in western gonna police. their truck carrying explosives between 2 gold mines, collided with a motorcycle rescue team say most victims have been moved to hospitals and the bogo
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. so district people are being advised to evacuate the area. a nearby towns are opening rescue centers and schools and churches in liberia, at least 29 people, including 11 children have been killed in a stampede at a religious service. hundreds had gathered overnight for the event. in a suburb of the capital monrovia, the stampede was triggered by an attack on worshippers by armed men. one person was arrested. the president has declared 3 days of national morning. now a group of bringing a refugees arrived in indonesia last month of told out to sara about their hiring attempts to reach malaysia by boat. among them are children who made the dangerous journey without their parents. jessica washington met some of them and in the knees as archie products, unlocked somali in north r t. his children are now safe after surviving a dangerous journey at sea. for more than a month. menus can miss their loved ones. some asked if they could use our phones
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to call home. this young girl tells her family about a fellow passenger who died on the boat. i saw them put her body in a sack with a heavy rock. she says, i saw them throw her into the ceiling of the 105 ro hanger. refugees staying here. nearly half our children around 2 weeks after their arrival in indonesia, the rank of refugees have been vaccinated and completed their initial health checks with their daily needs being met. the focus is now on trying to gain a clearer picture of the individuals in this group. and helping them make contact with their families of to spending 10 days in quarantine, they are now able to share their stories. this 13 year old says the journey was terrifying. now sometimes the bows would tilt so much, we felt like we were drowning, but she says her parents wanted her to leave the refugee camp in cox's bazaar in bangladesh. so she could get an education. oh,
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i miss my parents. i feel like crying for them. some here are children who are married to ringer, men in malaysia or engaged to be married. i got married 7 months ago. my husband works in malaysia. she is only 15 officials an uncanny say they are trying to keep the refugees safe and are providing counseling. we just want to make sure that all aspect of their big sions is provided for this little experts say these children could be targeted by smugglers again or router. there are people who are, who would potentially prey on these children and use them or exploit them in a, in this way and try to move them are voluntarily or not across borders. no, it is for now. marian says she's just happy to be on land and out of immediate danger. i believe. good days come after bad ones. she says they've come here looking for them. jessica washington, out
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a 0. look somali archie with the front prime minister. it says the country's 5th wave of corona virus case is showing signs of waning machine cast. x warned that hospitals remain under pressure . the government plans to keep restrictions in place for 12 more days. a new vaccine boss will come into effect on monday. it'll bother unvaccinated from restaurants, sports arenas, public transport, and many other venues. better me, does these are g. the evolution of the situation allows us to envisage and easing of the constraints from the beginning of february. we can consider it because we will have at our disposal very soon, a new tool, the vaccination pass, which the law makers have bought to approve that thomas yon, you bet, said day the transformation of the health passed into a vaccine passes unnecessary and coherent development. it's necessary if we want to preserve and on crease or vaccination coverage in the event of new variance. it's
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coherence because it clearly puts constraints on the on vaccinated. and therefore, we will be able to lift the measurements that we have taken to counter the latest wave. austria has become the 1st european country to make coven 19 vaccines. compulsory of the people aged of 18. a lower house of parliament passed the measure on thursday. from mid march balise, we'll start random checks with $680.00 fines for those who aren't vaccinated. the measures are set to be in place for 2 years. tens of thousands of people protested against the plans after they were announced in november. and in the u. k. the health sector, such as job id says the country needs to learn to live with coven. 19 england is scrapping all corona virus measures meant to combat micron vaccine certificates, mandatory mass wearing and shops and guidance to work from home will end next week . but some hospitals in england remain overwhelmed by patience and latin america is struggling to contain the latest wave of cobra 19 infections. since the amazon vera
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was 1st found in the region in early december cases in many countries of hit an all time high on your rapid reports, the national elections are just around the corner in costa rica with fast rising cobit 19 infections have put a damper on campaign season we have to take very good care of ourselves and each other, keep our distant view sanitizer. we're a mosque, but everyone should be out to vote on february 6th. that's what's most important. everyone to vote. alarmingly high case numbers are not only being reported in costa rica, health officials war. they're also seeing a rise in new infections elsewhere in latin america. as the army. kron variance spreads, panama, costa rica, honduras. are you watching the highest number of new cold cases in central america was case is more than doubling over the last week. the infections in mexico have also,
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spite hospitals. asians have doubled in the past 2 weeks. origin. tina is seeing new cases at a record high as well, placing the country just behind brazil for the highest infection rate in all of latin america. as governments scramble to meet the challenges of this latest wave of corona, virus infections. health officials say testing is still a major problem. demand for testing is higher than ever, especially as many countries in our region. also experiencing an active flu season. so it's critical that countries new smart, okay. though several latin american countries have managed to vaccinate a large percentage of their populations, many poor nations like hunters and guatemala, have fallen behind. international health experts say equal access to vaccines remains a major obstacle in the regions fight against the pandemic. manuel wrap
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a little al jazeera silly has established a climate change observatory to gather data from one of the least monitored regions of the southern hemisphere. it's all part of a new effort to speed up vital information for scientists to predict and mitigate the effects of extreme climate change or latin america editing this in human reports. now from southern chile, this is the magellan street that separates the south american continent from the other fable. it's often referred to as the end of the world, but also as the gateway to antartica less than a 1000 kilometers south of here. we are on an expedition with chillies science minister to inspect one of a $180.00 climate change stations. on the way we find the remains of a beached whale. this is just a fraction of what is covered by the southern hemispheres. longest climate change observatory just launched by chile. so have sensors all the way from your husband's law, all the way to the other. come a dessert and we'll use
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a single platform to provide access to the data in a open access format. until now data from the southern cone has been scarce. climate scientists say the new observatory will provide badly needed data to track changes in temperatures. radiation, precipitation the direction and strength of winds and sea levels in real time. that includes antartica, which is a key modulator of the earth climate. when i'm sitting in my laboratory in my office, in windsor in australia, i can still be seeing what's happening in antarctica because there are all sorts of climate suspects that happen when we not bear with dr. marcello lip is an expert in dinosaurs. fossils and climate change in antartica and patagonia were chillies and target institute is based. i am actually touching is 74000000 year old fema of
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a dinosaur that lived here in pat gona and most likely in antartica. because at that time both land masses were one, it was one solid, semi tropical jurassic park. scientists believe that learning more about how and why dinosaurs like this, when died, could be vital to the survival of our owns, sees. it was said that the climate change experts insist that we are at the stage where we must predict and prepare for what is coming soon. the key words is mitigation of a patient, but we still have time to produce it. i behavior more treatable with this new vision that we have to update to mitigate the changes in the, in the, in the next 2 years. we are close to chile will launch an international antarctic center later this year and put that in us. dr. leopard says that it's a proximity to antartica, makes it an ideal location for global scientist to put their heads and david
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together to anticipate everything from floods in china, to heat waves and northern europe to drought in australia or chile. fortunately, unlike the dinosaurs mankind has the ability to access data and use science to help mitigate what is coming to see in human al jazeera mavargannis chile. ah, a quick check of the headlines here on al jazeera u. s. president joe biden has won the kremlin. it'll pay a heavy price of russian forces in bay ukraine. he said any move across the border with ukraine would be considered an invasion and met by a severe economic response. i've been absolutely clear with credit approval. here is no misunderstanding any. any assembled, russia units, new cross ukraine we're that is in bay.

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