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china's government warns anyone returning to beijing must be quarantined for 14 days to prevent the spread of a coronavirus or they'll be punished. hello i'm a very unfit and this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up a syrian government helicopter shot down as fighting intensifies in. a show of strength by female supporters of the iraqi cleric but others to follow his call to stop protesting alongside men. on.
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the. home mother of her dead daughter a pinball back together. china is stepping up its war on the coronavirus as the number of deaths rises to nearly 1400 the government says the people returning to beijing must quarantine themselves for 14 days or face punishment president xi jinping is vowing to boost virus prevention measures and fix problems exposed by the crisis with which i was in the national health commission is very concerned about this with issue technical guidelines for the prevention and control of corona virus infections within medical institutions and we've given a special notice on controls for key areas and the fever departments of the hospitals through these documents we have imposed special requirements on hans and the personal protection of medical workers hundreds of a. military medics of started work at hospitals in one hand the epicenter of the
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epidemic but there's growing concern about the availability of medical supplies as the number of infections rises or most all of the 65000 cases worldwide are in who bay province in china fewer than 500 infections have been confirmed in 24 other countries on friday officials in china confirmed that 6 health care workers have died from the illness the world health organization says that it's taking a closer look at those cases. understanding is the cases among health workers peaked in the 3rd and 4th week of january and there's been a rapid falloff in the number of cases that were occurred in and health workers in the last 2 weeks this may reflect increased levels of training increased levels of protection and also increased levels of awareness remember this outbreak has come expanded very quickly in an unsuspecting health system so we also need to look at how many of those health workers were exposed or knowingly within
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a clinical environment or millions of people have been ordered to stay at home and who bay province the epicenter of the outbreak is the government tries to stop the spread of the virus journalists are restricted from traveling there but al jazeera has obtained exclusive pictures from a resident trapped there to try to you reports from beijing. empty streets and in increasingly empty fridge there are plenty of vegetables but not much meat for the one family's next meal during the coronavirus lockdown speaking via video call from who bake russian told us his family was doing its best not to panic. when we go home with great disinfection liquid all over our bodies well we go out we wear masks we don't know if we go out we come back with a virus stuck in our clothes so we do see in fact every day. he lives in ging mn a city knavery will hunt the epicenter of the virus outbreak for 3 weeks the
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family's been ordered to stay indoors movement is increasingly restricted once every 3 days one family members allow to leave the house to pick up groceries supplies and a limited shop to stand in lines one meter apart waiting to enter. it's been almost a month since one saw his daughters who are staying with relatives in southeast china is it true that there are few relief that my wife and daughters are not there who are now we chat or lie every day they're doing ok just worry about me the vast majority of confirmed coronavirus cases more than 50000 are in a province. patients have been sharing videos and social media of life inside makeshift hospitals and quarantine sentence at least 1700 medical staff are among the infected. elsewhere in china people taking any chances wanks in hopes leaders will learn their lesson from the outbreak. at the
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beginning nobody paid enough attention everyone thought it was under control until it was too late. and looks forward to life under lockdown coming to an end katrina al-jazeera beijing steve sang is director of the china and 6 years of university in london he says that the handling of the virus in china is playing an important role in domestic politics. we have to be aware that the power of the party is much more seizing the retailer and controlling the. spread and the negative news of how the government is managing it than with the actual management of the public health crisis we see it in the caboose issue and all the top level special to me by xi jinping well 9 members only one
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doctor is responsible for public health the others are responsible for propaganda and public security i think we have to make a distinction between the spread of the virus beyond china and how the chinese government is actually working with the international community to tackle that and the issue of the spread of the virus would seem to china i think they are actually more open and when they i didn't with the spread of the virus. from within china with debate in mind that when one hand was locked down in this city of 11000000 and 5000000 had already left for the new year holidays and very high percentage of them would have gone to the countryside with very little medical support practically no testing kits and where they are and how many of them are you factor that i don't think are really reflected in the statistics. a syrian government
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helicopter has been shot down in the northwest of the country state media reports that all crew were killed it's not yet clear who is responsible but rebels say that they shot down the helicopter 7 government forces are trying to retake the remaining rebel held areas that al-jazeera is hasham alibi alvira is at the turkey syria border and says the shooting comes as a time when turkish and syrian forces are risking further direct confrontation. the helicopter was taking part in a major government offensive to take over areas on the western our skirts of. the government managed to retake some villages from the rebels and crucial military bases when the helicopter was shot down the rubble so that they were the ones who opened fire on the helicopter however government sources say that the syrian government sources people are fearful with them their supporters all insist that
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this is the work of turkish military outposts operating in this terms as these turkish military is sending more reinforcement into living different parts of the province to try to hold the advance of the syrian government which says it's just a matter of time before it takes over the whole territory including in libya which is the rebels last stronghold in syria about 140000 syrians fled their homes over the last 4 days and they are now on the border with turkey joining the almost 1000000 people stranded on the border area we're talking about a huge number of people and the international aid agencies are grappling with how to deal with this situation we're talking about areas with near military operations where the government is on the move to take over rebel territories as a very delicate situation we've been talking to activists and basically they say
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it's already a tragic humanitarian situation serbia and kosovo have signed a deal to restore rail and road links after more than 2 decades the agreement brokered by the u.s. was signed at the munich security conference on friday it comes after the 2 agreed in january to launch direct commercial flights serbia doesn't recognize kosovo's independence and still considers it part of its territory talks normalize relations between the 2 ended in november 28th. on behalf of the. republic of serbia the whole of force of will for you. model brother in the future a real be able to stabilize the region and secure the peace for the next decades which is for not for significance for all the inhabitants of the us simple homes what we are signing today gives another positive message that there will be more pace more stability more development and board jobs exactly what corsa vote serbia
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and the whole region need. the president of belarus says that he's facing increasing pressure from moscow to join russia in a unified state the 2 months russia has cut oil supplies to better routes which relies on its neighbor for 80 percent of its energy president alexander lukashenko says that it's part of russia's push to merge the countries look shanker faces reelection this year has governed for 2 decades says that he will find alternative markets for oil. iraqi women are defying a call by a leading cleric to stop protesting alongside men. is calling for the segregation of men and women jews in unity alcohol drinking and illegal drug taking of mixed sex anti-government rallies al-jazeera as rob matheson reports now from baghdad. iraqi women standing together but not standing alongside men this is how the leading shia cleric knocked out our solders says iraqis should protest against
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government corruption high unemployment and u.s. troops based in the flooded market or cider is not against women protesting but he is against some illegitimate acts that happen in the protest camps. us other says protests should be segregated he tweeted the demonstrations have become mired in nudity promiscuity drunkenness and drug use some of all solders female supporters on this march in baghdad sutter city a green national shattuck now feel we've been protesting since october with our songs on brothers but according to the ways accepted by islam we protest and create our revolution but within limits on values which are accepted by our religion. also and are led armed groups against us forces during the 2003 iraq war now he leads a shia political bloc in iraq's parliament. the 1st backed anti-government rallies
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when the reignited in the top but when demonstrators refused to accept muhammad a lovely assad as favorite to succeed the current prime minister abdullah abdullah mockbee also to stop supporting the anti-government protests as part of military forces are accused of turning on the protesters they were originally protecting. assad as demand for gender segregation in protest was largely ignored in rallies in baghdad on thursday by men and women who marched together to do it after his last tweet we thought it was. because no one responded to it all the people see segregation between gente is as an old idea which leads to more problems and submissions. several weeks ago my daughter called for a. march but the numbers which turned up to that one and nothing like what it hoped for the numbers of protests generally have been dwindling since they began back in october but people are going to be watching very carefully about the numbers who
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turn up at this protest in case it might give some sort of integration about whether or not the shia clerics influence in iraq is changing. then and women who protest in iraq say they share a common purpose in opposing the government and demanding change but they seem divided about how they should make their voices heard rob matheson al-jazeera baghdad a weather update next here on al-jazeera then making the job impossible a rare rebuke of donald trump's tweets by the u.s. attorney general. record setting temperatures in antarctica as the mercury rises to more than 20 degrees celsius.
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i have off the cold blast of air that brought snow to baghdad and dropped the tensions in doha as an example things are slowly warming up here but it's a bit more start to come for the finals of syria maybe northern iraq in the next song that has been welcome to be honest but maybe not so much where you see these blue things these big thunderstorms running through turkey once again was the forecast of snow still to come up not widespread style but yet more snow mostly talk about thunderstorms of rain that come through lebanon syria dancer was fos i think is north and egypt where that normally preserve venture to drop temperatures down the valley of the kings not a lot but a bit more than you might expect but the chill that's the picture for north africa that's what's currently developing and these 2 men you know the result of a northerly reason to eastern libya and egypt to the west nothing is relatively warm and about 90 degrees it's almost hot in the gambia deca being on the coast is only about $25.00 degrees or so was much hotter but week or 2 ago the heaviest rain
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though still far south is showing itself rather more in balawi and up in parts tanzania bodhran de for example and d.r. congo blue or orange top thunderstorms are the big ones to the south of that still a few in south africa but again not many. but. frank assessments the one good thing about these bushfires is that it's really what the politics of climate change informed opinions economy i think is actually what's keeping donald trump afloat right now critical debate sequel on the streets don't even know what the noise all 'd about this argument is astonishingly patronize an in-depth analysis of the day's headlines this is the beginning of a new iraq of a new conscious and aware use of that struggle against an ethnic sectarian kotor inside story on al-jazeera. who are.
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not again this is al jazeera 2nd on this reminds you of the main news this hour china's government is ordering all people returning to the capital beijing to quarantine themselves for 14 days to prevent the spread of the corona virus officials warned those who refuse will be punished. the syrian government helicopter has been shut down of the country's northwest state t.v. says the crew members were killed government forces are trying to retake the country's last rebel held territory. and the president of bella ruse says that he's facing increasing pressure from moscow to join russia in a unified unified state for 2 months russia has cut oil supplies to pay the roofs which relies on its neighbor for 80 percent of its. 20 people have been killed in
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an overnight attack in central mali it happened in the village of over psagot in the region of more teeth more than 100 people were killed in the same village last march an ethnic doggone militia is accused of carrying out both attacks turkey's president has expressed solidarity with pakistan's stance on indian administered kashmir which of the want has been holding talks with pakistan's prime minister imran khan in the slum about addressing parliament earlier one said he stood with the people of kashmir india revoked the disputed regions or talk of a state since last august come all haida as the latest from islamabad. both sides again bilateral trade didn't you know 5000000000 dollars the pakistani prime minister had a one on one meeting with the don't get president he didn't address pakistan's parliament and wiki tang's the people of pakistan for their support pakistan has given to turkey whenever there's been a natural disaster and that the cooperation between the 2 was strong on the
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strategic and political level but he also stressed that they should now be a relationship which should be an economic one as well the pakistanis want to learn from their model the pakistani prime minister are asking his. counterpart to help pakistan in the field of. both countries have a strong strategic relationship they have had military maneuvers together pakistan by a lot of military hardware from that country so indeed an important and fruitful meeting as far as pakistan is concerned and the turkish president also saying they support pakistan on the international forum. in a rare a because donald trump u.s. attorney general william barr has criticized the president's use of twitter a series of tweets by trump called for reduced prison sentence for his close ally. stone his former campaign adviser who's been convicted of lying to congress witness
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tampering and obstruction of justice all 4 federal prosecutors quit on tuesday after the justice department said that it would reduce the recommended sentence of up to 9 years. can have public statements and tweets made about the department about. people in the department our men and women hear about cases pending in the department and about judges before whom we have cases. make it impossible for me to do my job to assure the courts and the prosecutors in the in the department that we're doing our work with integrity a white house correspondent kelly holcomb says the boss unusual critique of trump has raised many questions it's enormously surprising it's very rare public criticism from one of the president's biggest defenders and so that's what makes it so on usual because donald trump is
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a president that while he doesn't offer it he demands loyalty we've seen others in his cabinet who have sort of broken ranks eventually quietly being dismissed sometimes not so quietly the former attorney general jeff sessions also the former chief of staff john kelly so there's a lot of speculation in washington right now about why william barr might be doing this is it to protect his own reputation were simply left to speculate but there is some thinking that perhaps this was coordinated and calculated given the fact that william barr has seen the departure of 4 attorneys from the department of justice that he oversees as a result of that stone case and whether or not there's concern that more attorneys might leave and what that could do to the integrity of the department so there certainly is some concern but we're also watching very carefully to see what donald trump says in return because he often will still about these types of things for days and then lash out we do know that the president is scheduled to leave the
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white house later on this afternoon here in washington he does have the opportunity to speak to cameras whether or not he'll choose to respond to his attorney general publicly is still unclear. trains are a standstill in canada because of a blockade by protesters against a gas pipeline through indigenous land the government's urging a rapid solution as the cost of the nationwide demonstrations wisest likely gauge reports. it's may look like a small protest but groups like the scene ontario and all across canada have brought north america's 3rd largest rial network to a standstill protest is angry at the building of a gas pipeline have blocked trial lines for 6 successive days forcing sea and rail to shut its network in the country's east hundreds of passenger and freight trains have been cancelled it's got to. be the last route to do it but this isn't we have
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to take the approved pop line owned by t.c. energy corps is planned to carry natural gas from dawson creek in british columbia southwest were a fine or a unique key to matt for shipment to asian markets the pop line is central to a $40000000000.00 export project it also ari runs through traditional indigenous lands signed agreements where they don't have the authority of the greens they play the game that the province in canada played for years in nova scotia in canada's far east demonstrators block telephonic city hall prime minister justin trudeau has recognised the right to protest but he's pushing for a swift resolution industry groups are worried about the cost to canada's economy and are urging the restarting of train services i'm not here to advocate for a project i'm here to advocate for a process that make sure that we don't fail to allow canadians to be heard
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effectively through the examination fair and full of these types of applications. if the pipeline outcry continues c.n.n. rial says temporary layoffs are possible nicola gage al-jazeera. journalists in the philippines demonstrating against attempts to close down the country's largest t.v. network a government lawyer filed a petition to cancel the franchise of a.b.s. c.b.s. corporation on monday the network has been a fierce critic of president were driven to take out a serious general allen dog was at the protest. they're calling this the red friday protests hundreds of journalists and activists are taking to the streets right outside basically the main headquarters of the biggest media network in the country calling on the public to support and for the government basically to respect the country's and the people's right to press freedom and freedom of speech over the
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last few years to charity has basically threatened to shut down and not bring you the franchise of abia c.b.s. he has accused it of bias and impartiality and for not the airing his campaign videos during the 2016 elections now activists and journalists say they remain defiant and they remain committed to doing their very best in providing and reporting the very best possible of information to the public it's another tool really. the best everything somebody the size of even. most come most logical. kumba and always we bring no observers say the philippine government and the president in particular has grown intolerant of critical media and this sent people say basically that the efforts of the government our calibrated attempts to him to
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mediate the press now this is not the 1st time that the a.b.s. t.v. end has been threatened it was shut down during the martial law years of former president ford in a market and was reopened after the people coward revolution happened since then maybe a c.b.i. has grown to become the biggest media network in the country covering every single important piece of history over the last few decades no journalist say they could who can sing you to remain committed to reporting the truth they say and they bear basically calling on the government to remain committed to its mandate basically to respect freedom of speech and the right to information. a new record high temperature has been cited antarctica for the 2nd time in a week almost 21 degrees celsius was recorded for the 1st time ever that's hotter than it is right now in madrid in spain on dallas in texas laura lee reports the polar desert if antarctica is the coldest place on earth but its northern peninsula
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is among the fastest warming regions in the world brazilian scientists on say more island off the coast of the peninsula say they've never seen a temperature as high in the top. $20.00 degrees celsius exceeds 20 degrees for the 1st time the island's temperatures a usually far lower ranging between minus $21.00 and $1.00 degree celsius but scientists warn there's not enough data to predict whether it's just an unusual summer weather event the record appears to be likely associated with what we call a regional fire an event a rapid warming of air coming down a slope or mountain scientists say warming temperatures have course 9 out of 10 places in the region to shrink and we know that the ice sheet is beginning to lose mass that's me means it's noting and that no order is contributing to see the rise and it's doing that with an exhilarating right and we expect there to continue to
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the southwest the same or island is the pine island glacier. their european space agency satellite images show an iceberg breaking off this week it measures more than 300 square kilometers that's almost the size of malta before it shatters into pieces climate scientists mock drinkwater says the daily dot history reveals the dramatic pace at which climate is redefining the face of antarctica. he's among many scientists who warn global warming could melt ice sheets across the south pole the powers climate accord signed by 196 nations in 2015 aim to limit global warming to one and a half degrees wrong by the end of the century but many fear the damage already done may be irreversible. out as there are a controversial project in south korea is taking virtual reality to new lengths
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becoming the subject of fierce debate the studio involved has worked to realize a grieving mother with her deceased daughter or a challenge reports. of just. in the 21st century ghosts do exist already. after 4 years she can see her again. she can hear her again. but as hard as she tries jang song can't touch her dead daughter now yawn but this is a digital recreation of the go he died from leukemia in 2016 age 7 just pixels in a headset and a voice in some headphones. meeting her daughter's avatar has been a complex and deeply emotional experience for this grieving mother i say to you if
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now you own were alive she would now be 11 years old and it's heartbreaking to see that her time is stopped at the age of 7 going to go critical but i was so happy to see her that way. their reunion has been made possible by advances in virtual reality porkies i don't think it was another one and then people often think that technology is code we decided to participate in this project to see if the technology can come for and warm people's minds when it is used for people in. the south korean studio used photos and her mother's memories of now yawn and the movements of a child actor. it was filmed in a 2 part documentary for south korean broadcaster and b c called meeting new the film's been a big hit but producers have had to defend themselves against accusations they've emotionally manipulated a distraught family viewer ratings. and we thought about the ways in which people can meet their lost family members if they were to meet what can they talk about
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what do they want to talk about this is the biggest motivation of this project jang says her last wish was to tell now you're on she loved her and has never forgotten . rory chalons how does iraq. it is good to have you with us adrian fenty good here in doha the headlines and i was here a china's government is demanding all people returning to the capital beijing a quarantine for 14 days to prevent the spread of the corona virus officials have warned that those who refuse will be punished it comes as the number of deaths rose to leave a 1400 and infections in china's for around 64000 the world health organization says that it's taking a closer look at cases of health care workers who've contracted the illness. our
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understanding is the cases among workers peaked in the 3rd and 4th week of january and there's been a rapid falloff in the number of cases that were occurred in and health workers in the last 2 weeks this may reflect increased levels of training increased levels of protection and also increased levels of awareness remember this prick has come expanded very quickly in an unsuspecting health system so we also need to look at how many of those home workers were exposed all knowingly would in a clinical environment a syrian government helicopter has been shot down in the northwest of the country state media reports that all crew members were killed it's not yet clear who is responsible but rebels say that they shot down the helicopter government forces are trying to retake the remaining rebel held areas of the country. serbia and kosovo have sighed a deal to restore rail and road links after more than 2 decades the agreement brokered by the u.s. was signed at the munich security conference on friday it comes after the 2 agreed in january to launch direct commercial flights so the air doesn't recognize
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kosovo's independence and still considers it part of its territory. the president by the roots says that he's facing increasing pressure from moscow to join russia in a unified state the 2 months russia has cut oil supplies to pay the routes which relies on its neighbor for 80 percent of its energy president alexander lukashenko says that it's part of russia's push to merge the country's 20 people have been killed in an overnight attack in central mali it happened in the village of assad go in the region of more than $100.00 people were killed in the same village last march an ethnic dog a militia is accused of carrying out attacks there's the headline is that he's continues here on al-jazeera off the inside story next.
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there's china losing control of the corona virus outbreak the number of cases in the epicenter right the shopping and communist party leaders handling the response of. it's a change of strategy needed this is inside story. of their welcome to the program and that clock china's president is admitting shortfalls in the response to the corona virus outbreak and she paying is promising to fix problems the loopholes in the health system so nations cannot come too soon nearly 65000 coronavirus cases are recorded world wide 99 percent of them in china the epicenter of the outbreak that's who.

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