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from my need to. africa i'm sensing the publish will see some people want to even if it doesn't yes truth is it anyway on al-jazeera. eco friendly solutions to come back threats to our planet on al-jazeera. the world health organization reports the world's biggest single day increasing coronavirus cases since the pandemic began. watching us their ally from london i'm betting you know also as. they were us president donald trump is accused of putting his presidency before public health after his told surrounding. a shared land border but not seeing eye to eye an
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escalation in the war of words between egypt and libya is internationally recognized governments. and the slice off paradise that's getting smaller by the year the battle to save the last pocket of tropical rainforest in north america. hello thanks for joining us the world health organization has reported the largest single day increase in coronavirus cases since the global pandemic began by its counts more than 183000 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours the agency says the highest number of infections are in brazil with more than 54000 the u.s. and india tallied at least 36015000 cases respectively experts are saying the rising case count could be because of more widespread testing as well as the virus spreading. so in latin america corona virus infections have now surged past 2000000
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in brazil's capital of protesters have marched against president joe you're both scenarios response to the pandemic the number of deaths in the country is nearing 50000 well so narrow has shunned social distancing measures insisting job losses would be more deadly than the virus that's been there who's joining us from argentina's. to discuss the president's response to the pandemic and how scenarios popularity is holding up in light of his response. he doesn't really respond he's carrying on much as he has done before but undermining the efforts to try to contain the virus he continues to call it nothing worse than the mild flu he's in he's fighting he's battling against state governors who want to try and impose measures to contain the pandemic he continues to meet his supporters in brasilia really wearing a mask his supporters are out there waving flags waving banners very few of them
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wearing masks very mixed messages there are health experts in brazil state governor wanting to impose those measures while their president is saying we don't need to do that the economy is much more important people should be going back to work so a very confusing message as you say the numbers rising well over 50000 now of the 2000000 cases of people infected around latin america more than the hof of those are in brazil more than 1000000 cases and the numbers continue to rise job president job continues much as he was before there have been demonstrating as we mentioned against him but also demonstrations in his favor there's no doubt that he's lost support over his handling of the coronavirus crisis but at the same time he holds about 3033 percent of the popular vote people still out there. campaigning in these in his favor so he gathers around that support and continues to campaign
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all right daniel thank you for that update from argentina and just in fact an update on the numbers coming out of brazil in the reuters news agency is now reporting the death toll from brazil has now risen to more than 500506172 be exact while the reproduction rate of the coronavirus in germany has jumped sharply from 1.79 to 2.8 a 60 percent increase on the day before the our number indicates how many people one person can in fact and it needs to remain at late less than one that's in order for the via. to be contained the increased infection rate has been partly attributed to outbreaks and slaughterhouses the owner of processing plants in northwest germany has apologized after more than a 1000 employees were infected all 6 and a half 1000 workers at the factory and their families are being put into quarantine the police have been called in to enforce quarantine measures in germany's
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gottingen in north rhine-westphalia region's tense situations and mass isolation has seen tempers flare and all floridians are struggling to get people to stick to the rules a riot broke out at a block of flats in go to get on saturday that's when about 200 people tried to leave mandatory quarantine could cite the border. recently the mood towards the measures in the lower in force is worsened as a result of the ringleader a group started spreading resentment insult to imagine they were tempted to sulks after the ringleader was taken into custody on june 19th things calmed down but on saturday however things escalated again. the police had bottle with stones metal planks of wood household objects and fireworks thrown at the night during the deployment police were forced to use measures like mild physical force but a lot of pippa sprite was also used. meanwhile in spain the state of emergency has been lifted more than 3 months after it was imposed to stop the spread of the
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current virus its borders are now open to almost all of its you neighbors without the need for quarantine many hope it's not too late to salvage the lucrative summer travel season and the hayward reports. the freedom to travel once again both within spain and further afield as its borders with most of the european union finally reopened i'm one of the longest lockdowns imposed in march to stop the spread of the virus is completely left it isn't the end of it as you know many of us is that america i feel good because i can finally go harm and i'm not scared to take this flight because there are health precautions in place i'm happy to be going that hard. spawn yids were told to stay within their own province until now so with the state of emergency ending roads and trains to take them perth field soon filled up spain's economy relies heavily on tourism visitors are now starting to come back but it will be
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a wait to see if the numbers are enough to sustain the industry here's a pretty accurate but it's the 1st time i've seen this many people and it's good because we need to reserve if not we will be in trouble but this is much more than just about the economy for many people it's personal a lender who lives in a care home in madrid is now able to see more of a family more often gets able to. it's a long time since i've seen him she says after being reunited with her grandson. spain is trying to move forward from this crisis but more than 28000 people died from corona virus here and remain very much at the forefront of everyone's mind emma haywood al-jazeera. u.s. president donald trump is facing criticism over his decision to hold
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a campaign rally amid concerns over a spike in corona virus cases at least 6 members of his campaign staff tested positive for corona virus before the gathering began there were also fears the event would provide fertile grounds for the virus to spread and ahead of his tell all book release the former national security adviser john bolton repeated his allegation that the president is more focused on reelection than public health mike hanna reports. delighted i'm here today after a federal court ruled his books publication could go ahead john bolton was once again in the spotlight the former national security advisers book will be released to the general public on tuesday among the many statements critical of his former boss that obstruction of justice is a way of life in the white house just a view he says was shared with others in the president's inner circle look these were things that i could see some evidence of and they bothered me greatly members on both sides of the aisle in congress remain shoppy critical of bolton his refusal
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to give evidence and impeachment proceedings and his apparent willingness to profit from his criticisms and john bolton is a political opportunist any profiteer he had the opportunity to step forward and participate in the house impeachment inquiry and share any information that he had about wrongdoing by president trump and other members of his administration and he declined the problem is that when you're selling a book you're not putting yourself in a position to be cross-examined so for 2995 you can monetize as national security clearance but under oath he would have an opportunity to answer questions and i just make assertions the white house has made clear it is contemplating civil or criminal charges against bolton but apparently unruffled by this threat he continued to lash out at president trump i don't think he's fit for office and i don't think he has the competence to carry out the job there really isn't any
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guiding principle that i was able to discern other than what's good for donald trump's reelection other critics point to the president's decision to go ahead to the campaign rally in tulsa as evidence of his willingness to put people at risk in advancing his political agenda his supporters in oklahoma and to through scanners and temperatures were taken. but you wore mosques in accordance with government health guidelines including children and of course the president refuses to do so the highest risk gatherings are those that are large indoors where people can stay apart from each other more than 6 feet and where people travel from out of town 6 campaign stoppers tested positive before the rally even began the incubation period is estimated to be up to 2 weeks so the president could be holding another rally before any infections during this one a fully accounted for. the organizers say they had been at the cations for
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a 1000000 tickets if so the bus majority of those who applied stayed away the shadowed speeches by president and vice president to the expected tens of thousands in the oval area were abruptly canceled a possible sign that while the president may act as if the pandemic is over many of his rank and file followers not my kind of i'll just hear a washington of tech talk users and k. pop fans claim to have registered for hundreds of thousands of tickets for thought to toss around so they could ruin the events trying didn't fill the $19000.00 seat arena on saturday night people on social media say they tried to encourage people to register for the events and then not turn up many people behind the movement were teenagers who posted videos of themselves dancing with trump's web site behind . libya's un recognized government has warned egypt that any move to interfere in
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its internal affairs be seen as a blatant declaration of war on saturday the egyptian president. said his country had a legitimate right to intervene in neighboring libya and ordered his military to be ready he also said any move to attack the strategic city of sirte would cross a red line and trigger intervention services under the control of the libyan warlords kind if i have to but the turkish backed jna forces have been advancing for several weeks now malik train as a misery with a reaction from the tripoli base governments. several d.n.a. officials have responded to the president at the foot to his c.c.'s remarks on saturday the mystery that's the speaker of the high state council has said has denounced as he says remarks calling them a violation to libya's sovereignty of the g.n. a military commander was spoke to a little while ago he said that their forces are adamant and they will answer search now it's important to know that these are forces that know the territory and
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certain very well in 2011 forces primarily from here in misrata were responsible for entering search and capturing and killing one more gadhafi they did that of course with nato support in 2016 the same forces are the ones who entered sirte and liberated it from eisel they did that of course with american support so these are forces that know the territory well they are confident they can enter sirte and they say that they will and you know the commander earlier told me that the d.n.a. or our forces will not stop until we in his words liberate all of libya from have to control so what we're seeing is the genie forces out of the political officials here are adamant about. getting the police to have to out of the picture they say they won't negotiate with after and they're adamant about retaking or taking control of all of libyan land. still to come on al-jazeera serbia's president
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toasts his party's election success after exit polls predict a sweeping victory. how teenager and sir petitioning on protesting against racism in the netherlands and belgium details in a moment. and there. the. week across the southeast of a story. of cloud this is a very slow moving average low pressure it is bringing the rain and also. through monday some rather heavy rain and some strong winds across tasmania and some blustery conditions along coastal areas of victoria and also those showers pushing across into new south wales not quite make it across the tasman sea so what about stops for a week across both ends of new zealand but the rain already pushing in across the
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west so those rain showers arriving late in the day on monday it'll probably say fairly shallow quite cloudy a high of 20 degrees so not feeling too bad but not across the southeast just 15 in melbourne 14 across and still the charles the shots particularly along those coastal areas that get it should stay fun enjoy across into new zealand not so fun and dry throughout much of china of course we're still looking at the seasonal rains very heavy in particular through the central eastern areas and then this line of rain heads out tools east but it does mean on monday we could see some very heavy downpours across into central areas of honshu it looks as way further north out system going to choose a bit more rain across eastern china that rain heading across the yellow sea but the conditions in tokyo we have eventually goes if you draw a days ahead it. drink a moment in time. the line. of the
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story. people are pretty calm and there is. someone else is. the dream of your life inspiring documentary. filmmaker. on al-jazeera. the. other week on the top stories here on al-jazeera the world health organization has reported the largest single day increase in coronavirus cases since the global pandemic began more than 183000 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours.
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criticism continues of president trump's decision to hold a campaign rally against the advice of medical experts his former national security adviser john bolton repeated the allegation the tribes focus is relax and not national health. libya and recognize government has warned egypt that any move to interfere in its internal affairs of be seen as a blatant declaration of war on saturday the egyptian president opting for the has said his country had a legitimate right to intervene. yemen southern separatists to seize control of the island of sokoto the southern transitional council said it had taken over government facilities on the island and depose the governor the government is calling it a coup this separatist group which wants an independent state of south yemen is supported by the united arab emirates. about a has covered the war in yemen extensively he explains the strategic importance of
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the island of sicko. the 2 key players have teamed up into 1015 of the u.a.e. and saudi arabia in yemen saying they're all to his goal is to defeat the who these seem to be now with 2 different political agendas to see the separatist who took over the island of circuitry are backed by the u.a.e. while the internationally recognized government has fighting against the us to see is backed by sandy arabia and this is a major victory for the us to see because so qatar is an island which is located at the mouth of the gulf of aden and it overlooks 3 strategic shipping routes for oil and gas tankers basically the gulf of aden bubble amende and the red sea all the way through the. suez canal so from s.t.c. perspective this is something that would further expand their political influence and the s.t.c. made it quite clear that this is just part of
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a long political process until they decide finally to break away from the northern part of yemen and reinstate the southern republic of yemen that existed until 1990 and this is definitely a major setback for saudi arabia new york city is getting ready to coronavirus restorations 3 months after the pandemic brought life there to a standstill but the u.n. headquarters which is based in the city will not be following suit our diplomatic editor james bass expects. life is slowly returning to the neighborhood around the u.n. in new york after 3 months in which this city was one of the global hot spots of coded 19 but united nations headquarters itself stays closed only essential staff have been allowed in the building since the 16th of march. it's a place that's been transformed on the floors markers 2 meters or 6 feet apart to
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show physical distancing rules mosques must be worn when close to others in the elevators and now limited to 2 occupants. normally on a weekday well over 10000 people pass through these gates on some recent days the numbers have been well below 100 when you take a walk in the corridors you see virtually nobody cafes a shuttered conference rooms of closed and the places where ambassadors and officials used to brief reporters a silent while there's just a skeleton u.n. staff working the number of cleaning crews has been increased it's possible that the glass steel and marble here has never gleamed this much in the neighborhood around the u.n. where many diplomats and officials live life is slowly returning to normal from monday with new code 19 rules many shops and businesses across new york city can reopen for the 1st time. but inside the u.n.
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things will remain closed this is the main business lobby it's normally teeming with people and i'm the only person here normally there are diplomats from all over the world it's a melting pot but that's the problem it could become a fresh incubate or for the virus the secretary general antonio good terrace has ordered that a phase reopening of the complex won't start until august at the earliest james berets al-jazeera at the united nations. in an interview with al jazeera a few o.p.'s foreign minister has accused of trying to interfere and destabilize if you know p.r. is internal affair is over the controversial ground renaissance to get do and are that show also rejected call for the dan dispute to be handled by the un security council the $4600000000.00 dam is under construction on the ball well and could affect water supply for millions of people in ethiopia egypt and so don 3 countries
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are yet to reach an agreement on the downs operation. politico's to politico's cairo always seeks to exploit the differences with the needy opiah and interfere in our internal affairs they try to open the door for anyone who opposes the government and provide them with direct and indirect support the egyptian agenda is based on destabilizing ethiopia we have that documented they have tried everything under the sun either directly or indirectly through their agents and. we see how they act when we disagree with their neighbors they race to ignite sedition and fuel strife and divisions everyone who opposes us is due to them welcomed and on it in cairo and they give them a media platform. despite all of this we never not a single day dealt with egypt in the way they deal with. we treat them always with discipline and diplomatic behavior no pressures government in ethiopia ever meddled
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in egypt since turtle affairs or violence at the border between sudan and here he has left several people wounded the attack near a taliban saw sudanese militias clash with ethiopian fighters this is the 3rd outbreak of violence at the border this year and is less than a month after their previous attack. serbia's president is the clear in what he described as an historic victory for his party in the country's parliamentary election xander of which edge and serbian progressive party was widely expected to win an absolute majority in sunday's ballots exit polls show the center right party took more than 62 percent of the votes a number of opposition parties boycotted the polls saying it wouldn't be free or fair because of the president's control over the media which it is with every day and. we want the greatest confidence from the people tonight the biggest ever in serbia in times when a few believe we can do it this is also a warning from our voters to be even more responsible and much more diligent and to
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get the best results for our people. biologist son indigenous leaders in mexico are battling to save the last pocket of tropical rain forest in north america 90 percent of the latin donor rain forest is believed to have already been lost to deforestation runner up of the travel into the heart of the jungle in the chest region in southern mexico. the luck and the rain forest in southern mexico it's the region's last great tropical jungle. flying above the forest canopy reveals the scale of this wild expanse dotted by lakes waterfalls and agent ruins. al-jazeera followed a team of scientists with the nonprofit group now to tell me he counted. for the past 40 years conservationists here have been engaged in a dedicated effort to save what remains of the rainforest and. we work on
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monitoring projects to increase our watch over the forests where we are now is on disability from trapped cameras we watch the different mammals in the area that serve as indicators of the health of this ecosystem the luck and go to is home to hundreds of rare species many of them critically endangered like the jaguar. these scarlet macaws are part of the last wild population of this species in mexico. in the absence of conservationists these vibrantly colored parents would likely disappear from the region altogether the luck and go to rain forest accounts for less than a quarter of one percent of mexico's landmass yet is home to more than 25 percent of all the country's animal species. a young man as he needs more for generations the luck and have maintained a philosophy of living in harmony with the forest and. today they are part of conservation efforts led by scientists and are calling on the mexican government to do more to stop the forestation up but if you look at an affair the federal
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government fall from scaling back the extent of cattle ranching continues to promote and this one the main cause of deforestation. livestock farming into agriculture remain the most significant threat to the rainforest it's estimated that all but 10 percent of the luck and donna has been lost. the local communities have begun developing new ways of making a living this butterfly form for instance breeds a number of rare species and the sale of souvenirs keeps business afloat. the growth of adventure tourism in the region has also created jobs and helped generate important environmental awareness among members of the community and there are many . in the past people who didn't have a form of income to sustain themselves many people like myself would immigrate to the united states but now thanks to this project we could no longer have that need . at the current pace of deforestation one percent of the like and do in
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a jungle is destroyed every year but those who are fighting to preserve what's left insists it's not too late to reverse course and reclaim this important ecosystem. biosphere reserve on monday as world's rain forest they will join us with another report on just how bad the destruction of mexico is like and on a rain forest has been teenagers in the netherlands and belgium have come to the forefront in the black lives matter movement after being inspired by events in the united states they've started petitions held protests and campaigns on social media stuff and reports. sending a big message to the world from a small town in the south of the netherlands 3 sisters between the ages of 12 and 14 produced this video and posted it to nearly 300000 followers as part of the black lives matter. it was a few more than
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a 1000000 times what's going on with the racial crisis. change just at 20 twentieth's now it is time and we have to change we don't have to wait any longer and i think it's very good people are now coming to the streets and one just having experienced racism themselves at a young age they urge other teenagers to learn about the history of slavery and colonialism the same message no one is spreading in belgium the 14 year old has collected nearly 80000 signatures after initiated a petition to remove statues of king leopold the 2nd the colonialists leader has been accused of mass murder in the former belgium colony of congo but it is like you put a statue of hitler in the middle of it i think jewish people would feel very uncomfortable in berlin if that would happen i feel the same here someone who has murdered so many people does not deserve to be on. protests also in the netherlands against
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colonial statues like this one honoring a man accused of mass murder in the former colony now indonesia. greatest i know you played a prominent role of the great against blind but also here against racism and the actress who had. a whole new generation that is increasingly about the future. of the planet researchers say previous generations grew up to be more focused on their own lives and successes while young people now show more solidarity with us i think people are fed up they've been trying to say hey we should be mindful of our history we should leave mindful of institution. mechanisms of in an execution of institutional racism and the politicians aren't doing anything if it were up to these girls in amsterdam the 1st think politicians should change is education inspired by the protest in the united states they filed a petition to make it mandatory to teach about racism in dutch schools it was so
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much support that parliament has to consider it i think as. part of connecting to other people no matter what their race is no matter what their color it's just a way to connect and you get inspired by older. people protesting or whatever and then you will want to do the same thing that they. are 2020 is the year of change that's what all these young activists would like to belief that fasten al-jazeera in the south of the netherlands. hello again the headlines on al-jazeera the world health organization has reported the largest single day increase in coronavirus cases since the global pandemic began by its count more than 183000 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours the agency says the highest number of infections are in brazil with more than 54000
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experts say the rise in case count to be because a more widespread testing as well as the virus spreading. germany's coronavirus reproduction rate has jumped sharply from $1.00 to $2.00 and our rates of less than one is needed to gradually contain the disease the increased infection rate has been partly attributed to outbreaks and slaughterhouses the owner of one meat processing plants in northwest germany has apologized after more than 1000 employees were infected all 6 of a half 1000 workers at the factory and their families are being put into quarantine . criticism continues of president trump's decision to hold a campaign rally against the advice of medical experts his former national security adviser john bolton repeated the allegation that trump's focus is reelection not national health but both himself a still being attacked from both parties for his book that will be released this week john bolton is a political opportunist and
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a profiteer he had the opportunity to step forward and participate in the house impeachment inquiry and share any information that he had about wrongdoing by president trump and other members of his administration and he declined the problem is that when you're selling a book you're not putting yourself in a position to be cross-examined so for 2995 you can monetize as national security clearance but under oath he would have an opportunity to answer questions and i just make assertions libya's u.n. recognized government has warned egypt that any move to interfere in its internal affairs would be seen as a blatant declaration of war on saturday the egyptian president. said his country had a legitimate right to intervene in libya ordering his military to be ready those are the headlines on al-jazeera witness is up next taking us to the husband school and stay tuned. because that's the economy's tank and has
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