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more exceptional access to some of its key players reveals the inner workings of an organization telling the name to many as the blood ally and inside the sin a la carte house part 2 of a 2 part investigation people and power on al jazeera. ah, a country on the verge of collapse more than a $1000000000.00, a pledge through a you and lead effort to secure aid canister. ah, hello, i haven't seen this is as live from the whole. so coming up fairly bennett holds talks with the fact that his cc in the 1st visit to egypt by israeli prime minister
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in a decade, the deadliest here on record, the environmental activists being murdered across latin america. and the floor that left phone uses open to spyware. without so much as a click apple, as it's now fixed. ah, well, international donors have pledged more than $1000000000.00 to try to avert to humanitarian crisis in afghanistan. it follows an urgent appeal by the un at a donor conference in geneva. foreign aid has dried up since the taliban takeover last month, sending poverty and hunger spiraling diplomat to get it to jane space reports. the un secretary general came to geneva with the aim of getting the international community to provide at least $606000000.00. to help, i'm going to stop before the end of the year. the people of a gun is done, need
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a lifeline. after decades of war, suffering, getting security. they face, perhaps they're most battles our just over a week ago, the un humanitarian coordinator. martin griffith visited afghanistan and met with a taliban leadership. you know that some countries though, will be reluctant to get money because they'll be worried about the money going into the taliban. hands, what do you say to them? well, i've got this phone is not the only place where humanitarian agencies do direct delivery through our national partners. we have 156 partners agencies working and i've got to stop many, most of them. in fact, africa, at the news conference, the secretary general said he was pleased by the international response to his flash appeal. but he said there was still real risks ahead. secretary general, how serious now is the possibility of a complete economic collapse in afghanistan? it is serious and economy doesn't work without the blood and the blood of the
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economy is cash. and so, as i said, i think it is important to avoid the collapse of the economy. and i think the international community is to find the ways to do it without violating international rules and norms. the un says during the meeting, receive pledges totaling more than a $1000000000.00. however, almost certainly not all of that. his new money and some of the funds are being directed, not just at the afghan stone, but to the wider region. james bays al jazeera, at the u. n. in geneva. unicef is warning that acute malnutrition is threatening 1000000 children in afghanistan. many hospitals that rely on humanitarian aid are struggling to provide basic services. charles strafford reports the 16 months old call soon has measles and pneumonia. doctor said she was too weak to be vaccinated against measles. because like many children in this cobble hospital,
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she suffering severe, acute malnutrition, they are fighting for their lives. 5 months old carson was born with jaundice. he is very on the weight, too weak to cry. his mother cannot afford to feed him, and she is distraught. even then he stopped urinating and he had diarrhea and he was crying all day and night. i don't have money to buy him into the hospital in there again, the children's hospital receives up to 1300 patients a day. sometimes children have to share beds because there aren't enough 9 months old. dora is also suffering from pneumonia. his mother struggles to give him oxygen to a mass hospital doesn't have the money to fit a central oxygen system. the world bank is suspended funding for about
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2300 medical facilities like this one since the taliban retook power enough gone as dawn at the hospital entrance, families wait for news of their young ones inside the conditions at this hospital are shocking and staff predict that the situation could get even worse in the coming winter months where normally rates of pneumonia among children increase. the un says 1000000 children under the age of 5 could suffer severe, acute malnutrition, a life threatening condition. if international donors don't step up, the world bank are the international institutions and governments say they want proof, the toner, bonnie sticking to its promises on human rights before releasing money to treat children like these. there's also the issue of channeling money to a country with a new government includes taliban officials on un sanction lists. this hospital has
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faced shortages and supplies for years, but the situation could now get a lot worse. as move chef our corner failure, we're trying to renovate to make more space, but we don't have a budget. we've had problems with supply and medicine shortages for 4 years. we're afraid that if our staff continue not to be paid, they may not be able to afford to come to work. un says governments and international donors have to put politics aside. the international community knows how to do that. they've done it elsewhere in the world. and they can do the same thing and i've got this done. the international committee has done it in syria, in yemen, in other parts of the world. and we beg and we pledged the and we urge the international community to apply the same principles of generosity that we have applied elsewhere in the world. that's where we are appealing for our, for i've got this done today for the children. if i've got his stuff i've gone is done already has one of the price child mortality rates in the world without
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international help. the u. n says many of the estimated 10000000 children here who rely on humanitarian aid to survive will die. cha stafford al jazeera council of the country and french foreign ministers met in doha to talk about afghanistan, saying slight will continue out of cobble airport. mohammed had been up there. i'm on a 30 says cutter has asked the taliban to respect women's rights. giving examples of muslim countries where women play an active role. he's urge the leadership to engage with the international community or the secretary of state has defended the handling of the military withdrawal from afghanistan, anthony, blinking total congressional hearing, the biden miss administration made the right decision to end america's longest war . rosalind jordan reports from washington high on monday, those who loved us navy corps, min max,
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sylvia said good bye to him at his high school stadium in ohio, 600 kilometers away. and washington legislators demanded to know why soviet and 12 other members of the us military were killed during the evacuation of afghanistan. indeed, why the bite ministration felt now was the time to end its military presence and leave the country in the hands of the taller bon. the anger was largely driven by republican. your bazaar abandoning budrum airfield, lead directly to 13 marine marines murdered. cobble you should resign, we abandon americans behind enemy lines. we left behind the interpreters who you mister secretary, and the president both promise to protect. i can summarize this in one word. betrayal. secretary of state antony, blinking was the administration official,
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summoned to be held to account. his message. president jo biden's, hands were tied and president biden took office in january. he inherited an agreement that is predecessor, had reached the taliban to remove all remained forces from afghanistan by may. first of this year, lincoln said the administration did all it could to get us citizens, permanent resident and afghans who had worked with the u. s. military, out of the country before august 31st, he admitted no one thought afghan troops would fold so quickly or that president, us russ ghani, would flee, and he tried to focus on the positive tens of thousands evacuated as quickly as possible. international agreement, the tunnel bond would be punished if it harmed women and girls, humanitarian aid increased. well democratic legislators were largely sympathetic. there was still some skepticism. and it seems absurd, at least in retrospect,
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to think that the average afghan grunt would fight in the trenches while seeing those who were best connected. desperate to flee in a matter of days blinking didn't satisfy all of the representatives complaints and that to be expected. blink, and also didn't give the representatives what some of them wanted to hear. a promise that the u. s. military is going back to afghanistan to serve as a check on the taller bonds power. on one point, the secretary and the congress people agreed they would make sure the more than 2600 forces killed in afghanistan over 20 years of war did not lose their lives in vain. rosalind jordan al jazeera capitol hill, israeli prime minister natalie bennett, says he's held what he called important discussions with the egyptian president of the fact that his cc ladies agreed to strengthen bilateral ties. it was
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a rare official visit to egypt by an israeli leader. hold out the honey reports is the 1st official visit if it is really leader in more than a decade. and it comes only a few weeks after edith's president of the fact that his tc extended the invitation to israeli prime minister enough to lead bennett. it also comes at that time when relations between the 2 countries have reached unprecedented levels since the peace agreement between egypt and israel was signed in 1979. we have 2 levels. we have the bilateral level, and you have the regional level. i'm quite sure that in the origin level there will be most salient issues to be discussed. iran and from us on the bilateral. my hope is, i don't know if there will do something concrete. my hope is that egypt will change . it stands because we have to warn the heart to worship the real relationship on this bilateral level. it doesn't exist. the security cooperation is the bedrock of
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the relationship between the 2 countries. and since he came to power, 8 years ago, intelligence and military ties have grown stronger. israel agreeing that egyptian forces in breach of the cam david accord, enter the demilitarized zone in the sign a peninsula to fight isolate. and then there's a prime concern for both countries. egypt broke a deceased fire during the 11 days warm, gaza in may. turning that into a long term sensation of hostilities has proven more difficult. both countries, also wary of iran's growing influence at their borders. but the middle east is changing and with it, the nature of the ties between egypt and israel stance appears to be more embracing . we have to remember that this comes against the backdrop of the normalization
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agreements that were signed last year between israel and 4 era countries. this represents a type of opportunity for a country like egypt to become more public, if you will, about its relationship with israel. obviously there's a, there's a strategic relationship there. there's an economic relationship. but i think the cc administration or the c c regime rather views this as an opportunity to become more public, a chance to curry favor with the, the, by an administration in the united states. bennett, as described in meeting held in the c resort of michelle, a very good, but without the resolution of this really palestinian conflict, the gyptian leader won't have the backing of his people. a recent poll showed that only 13 percent favored relations between the 2 countries. this visit could signal the re booting of an agreement, often described as a cold piece. and that how many jersey are going ahead on
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a $1000000000.00 lifeline for lebanon's cash strapped economy from the i am in awe. hi again. here's her headlines for the americas. we've got tropical storm nickel, it's taking aim at texas. eventually it's shifting into the weeds. deanna so easy on tuesday to spend to corpus christi will look for about a 100 plus millimeters of brain. whence will be a factor is while gusting to about. ok. 75 kilometers per our next stop the desert southwest. it's mostly dry. we do have some weather though for colorado in to kansas. and if we go to western canada, somewhat weather will leak into vancouver. 16 degrees temperature is coming down in calgary. we may see frost in the days to count toward the east thunderstorms of
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roaring through the upper great lakes. just some cloud cover toward the northeast. however, next, central america and for the pacific coast of mexico, just aggressive rain acapulco in demand neo can be expected on tuesday, the top end of south america looks like this persistent rain through the pacific coast of columbia spilling into the northwest of venezuela and were keeping tabs on that cold front look what it did to the temperature and it's all beyond it's switch . the wind direction to a south facing when your temperature is at 25 on tuesday, full on sunshine for santiago with a high of 18 degrees. enjoy. that's it for me have. we'll see you again, sue the this is no game. it's been meet the young river traders, brazil. they can neither read nor write that they know how they're
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really dangerous. again with their he'll do anything. just risking, you know, when else ah ah, again, you're watching, i just did a reminder of our top stores the south international donors have fledged more than a $1000000000.00 for afghanistan. un secretary general says he's concerned the country's economy could collapse. us secretary said, says pulling american troops out of afghanistan was the right decision. antony
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blinking told a congressional committee that staying would have grown in more troops. israeli prime minister natalie bennett, says he had what he called important discussion with the gypsies president of the fact that he needed the great strength and bilateral ties as they met in the egyptian red sea city of sha michelle the 1st time and is ready to visit to the egypt in a decade or the international monetary fund is providing a financial lifeline of more than $1000000000.00 to lebanon as a grapples with one of the worst economic crises in modern history. the new cabinet has been holding its 1st meeting since it was appointed last week. billionaire businessmen and the g mccarty took charge is prime minister last week off the 13 months of deadlock, which saw the country plunged deeper into crisis. zayna corner is in by route with more on the challenges facing the new government. the words of the new prime minister, a lot of work awaits us. they need to rescue the country. the economy is all about
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collapse. look behind me, gas stations are close. there have been crippling fuel shortage for weeks now. it has paralyzed. the economy paralyzed the country. we are as a main thoroughfare. it's monday. the 1st day of the business week, there's supposed to be traffic and as you can see, traffic is very thin. yes, this is a government that is cash drops. this is a state which is nearly bankrupt that can no longer subsidize, essential goods essentially like fuel. and once those subsidies are lifted, not only will the price of fuel skyrocket, the price of every other commodity. so this new government will have to contain public anger, but it has received a financial lifeline lab and on the shareholder in b i m f, which means it has special drawing, right? so it has been able to withdraw more than $1000000000.00. so definitely a lifeline. how will the government spend it? will it continue subsidizing good?
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a policy which has been criticized because it has led to modeling and importers hoarding fuel and creating a black markets. or will it use this money to support what half a $1000000.00 families vulnerable families who are desperately in need of a $100.00 cash assistance every month. so the economy has collapsed more than 80 percent of the population for the currency has collapsed. so a lot of challenges ahead, but that $1000000000.00, of course, it will help, but that is a short term solution. what this government needs to come up with is a sustainable path to recovery. a us president joe biden is visiting western states to assess the damage from major wildfires. his 1st thought was to meet fire fighters in idaho button is also trying to gather backing for a trillion dollar spending plan that includes proposals for fighting climate change is also visiting. colorado and california montana joins us live now from washington
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. so mike, what is the president hoping to achieve on this trip? well, he's hoping to discuss with the local authorities how to better lead combat to the ongoing wildfires that have been occurring in the west coast. but that's something else as well. and that is he seeking support for his trillion dollar infrastructure bill. now, as part of that bill, he sees the combating of climate change as a very critical imperative that to be battling of climate change. he argues, can only increase the and better the economy. but it can also come to the type of wildfires that one has been seeing in recent months. it's exactly the same message that he gave during a visit to flood ravaged areas on the east coast last week. basically saying that this is a consequence of climate change. my infrastructure bill is an effective way to
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counter climate change or to begin to do it. so supports that bill and we will help to begin to deal with climate change. and as we mentioned them, mike, he's been in california as well. on this monday, hoping to he's met with the governor, gavin newsome narry was facing this recall election presumably hoping to give him a political boost their fellow democrat. well, very much so a double duty visit to california in sacramento where he is at the moment discussing once again those wild fires. but then he'll be going to long beach where he'll appear. read a campaign event with gavin newsome, the governor of california facing that recall election. now by the support very important. all the democrats have come together to back the democratic governor in california. and this is for things that go beyond the party,
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read and the reasons newsome has been very active in taking mitigating measures against the cobra virus. and this is one of the reasons why his opponents fought for the recall. they did not fly, cow knew some handle the cobra situation, but the results would appear to indicate at the moment he's the head by double digits that the people of california support, the way in which he combated colbert. and this in a way is a playbook perhaps for democrats as they go down the line leading to next year's midterm elections. that code and combat in cockburn has actually become as important a political point as the economy. my can live 1st in washington. thanks mike. now apple has released the software to fix the security hold that allows hackers to infect iphones and other apple devices without users, even doing anything spyware. research is captured, what they say is a new export from an s o groups pegasus spyware. to it was used to hack the phone
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of a saudi arabian activist and the 2 targets i phones and other apple devices through i message larry magic is ceo of connect safely dot org and internet safety and privacy security organization. he joins us live via zoom from san francisco, thanks for being with us. so just 1st of all, before we get into the implications this talk us through, for the uninitiated amongst myself, included how this spyware works, in, in hacking, into your phone. and what apple has come up with to fix it, what's particularly concerning, but the spyware is, unlike most infections, where you have to click on something or do something, it just gets into your phone. you. so the user can, you know, doesn't have to do anything other than just on a phone or for that matter or a mac or an even apple watch. and once it infects your phone, then the people behind it have complete control. they can read your messages, turn on your microphone, turn on your camera, you have a 0 private fee. so it's
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a particularly pernicious type of malware, even though it does come from a company, it's not coming from a group of criminal hackers. it's coming from a company that failed that the government, but that doesn't mean it's any less dangerous if it gets into the wrong hands. and what's the stop a company then like, like pegasus from coming up with its own updates in response to this that will bypass whatever apple has done. i mean, is this always going to be a kind of a, a cat and mouse game. you, you know, the, the nfl group which is behind this product called peg if, if it's a legitimate company and a fence. and they say that they only sell to non oppressive, legitimate governments, but they have nothing to stop a criminal from getting their hands on it. or there may be things to stop them, but it can still get through to criminals. and of course, governments, government that you might consider to be benign, i might consider to be oppressive. so i, you know, that's a political issue. but apple is very concerned about it,
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which is why they initiated dispatch i. i found out about it today and immediately updated my iphone. i recommend everyone do that today right now because it's very dangerous and you know, apple is trying to prevent it, but haven't been successful completely in so doing what i get. so my next question, i mean you mentioned there were the people should update their phones regularly. but what else can we as ordinary phone uses, do to reduce our vulnerability to hackers? well, i'd addition to going through and updating your phone and don't just wait for it to happen automatically if they happen to do it. now, we can put pressure on companies like apple and google, which makes android to do a better job at themselves. detecting this kind of malware, it was detected by a 3rd party research group and they, they told apple and apple took action, which is good. but i'd like if the app will be more proactive in detecting it themselves, they fail. they will have better security software with their next version of their operating system to come about the fall. but you know,
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the i phone been in the market for a long time now, and it's not secure. i wish it were good to talk to larry maggie in san francisco. thank you. thank you. a ride sharing company. uber has lost a court battle over drivers rights in the netherland. a court ruled the company must employ drivers on a permanent basis. change should give them higher wages and more rights if they for ill. goober has been ordered to pay compensation for failing to comply but says it will appeal company had all the drivers who use the app are self employed. a dozens of angry investors have stolen the headquarters of a cash strapped chinese property. develop security guards from the wall at the entrance to ever grand group where protest is shouting a company. workers group says it's facing unprecedented difficulties, but rejected rumors. it is on the brink of bankruptcy. every brand is the world's most indebted real estate company and is struggling to have raised
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a struggles have raised concerns across markets. globally, investors say they're not convinced by every grant proposal to repay funds. murder is of environmental activists and land defenders hit record high in 2020. that's according to a group from campaign group, global witness. 227 people were killed while protecting land rivers and natural resources. alessandro amputee reports from colombia most when latin america despite the complete 1900 restrictions last year, was a dead list on record for environmental activists. a trail of blood, the campaign group, global witness says, killed $227.00 people around the world. like my own j looks a cast as mother keeley, who was shot dead in her living room for campaigning about an open cast mine in south africa. my mom lives with a case for mine. my mom was just
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a person who wanted to make sure that all the proper person do procedures are followed so that both the mine and the community door came from this. the report paints a harrowing picture of escalating violence against defenders. latin america remains the deadliest place for them. latin america has, obviously it's very rich and that's wonderful. and also very rich in development projects and that full potential conflict between communities living in and around those resources in digits, people's group and those companies who wants to undertake development projects and very often don't consult with those communities twice. meditations, happy there. these people who are taking a piece of met at columbia stop the left with 65 that's more than doubled in mexico,
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2nd place and murderous trains. that is only worse and since the signing of a peace deal in the country in 2016 that has opened larger parts of the country to extract of industry and new fights for resources. they can feel gloomy in human rights groups. place the blame on the government for feeling to protect activists and siding with the companies. exploiting the resources environment allow them to help only because it's the lack of a policy of guarantees for those exercising, social, and environmental leadership. and we see it when politicians fail to ratify international agreements like s because the fail to passing congress people on the front lines like mexican activist, my ts valensuela, who fights criminal groups controlling illegal mines in the sonora desert says he knows his life is on the line, i do feel afraid that i will, i will be harmed, i could be murdered, i could be harmed physically or harm, spiritually. and those,
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those are certain things that those are realities that i have to face in my in my stance, in my, in my stance and in protecting our lands. these activists see themselves as the last line of the fence against the exploitation of resources in a worse and in climate. and they know all to well, that there's a long way to go before they can see an end to the impunity that allows them to be killed. allison and jesse it, i've gotta, ah, it says edge, get around up now the top stories international donors have pledged more than a $1000000000.00 for afghan installed. the un secretary general saying he's concerned countries. economy could collapse. the international community must find ways to make cash avail.

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