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an adult, the 1st un envoy trying to bring peace to the middle east. how is negotiations with himmler helped save thousands of jews from nazi concentration camps and how these mediation skills put him at the vanguard in the quest for peace in the middle east . killing the count on algebra. ah, me. an economy on the verge of collapse pledges more than a $1000000000.00 of a made through the u. n. to help i'm going to stop. ah, hello, i'm down, jordan, this is out there. a lie. also coming up in the 1st visit to the egypt by israeli prime minister and a decade. natalie bennett holds towards the gyptian president of the
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a c. c. investigating claims of atrocities and appears to grow region you and report finds both sides of the conflict are responsible. and apple says it's fixed the floor that left iphone use as worldwide vulnerable. the spyware made by and israeli company, ah, more than a $1000000000.00 have been pledged by international donors to try to have a humanitarian crisis in afghanistan. it follows an urgent appeal by the you entered a conference in geneva for a native since dried up the taliban takeover last month with poverty and hunger worsting. i didn't want to get it to james bay's reports. the un secretary general came to geneva with the aim of getting the international community to provide at least $606000000.00 to help are going to stop. before the end of the year, the people of afghanistan need a lifeline. after records of war,
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suffering good insecurity. they face perhaps their most perilous hour. just over a week ago, the un humanitarian coordinator martin griffith visited afghanistan and met with a taliban leadership. you know that some countries that will be reluctant to get money because they'll be worried about the money going into taliban hands. what do you say to them? well, i've kind of still, it's not the only place where humanitarian agencies do direct delivery through our national partners. we have 156 partners agencies working enough kinda stuff 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 africa? stone, 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 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 the afghan stone, but to the wider region. james bays al jazeera at the u. n. in geneva. unicef is warning that acute malnutrition threatening a 1000000 children in afghan histone many hospitals that rely on humanitarian aid are struggling to provide even basic services. just drop a report. the 16 months old school soon has measles and pneumonia. doctor said she was too weak to be vaccinated against measles because like many children in this cobble hospital, she is suffering severe. acute malnutrition,
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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 in pain crying all day and night. i don't have money to buy him milk, so go into the hospital. indira gandhi 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's 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 don at the hospital entrance, families wait for news of the 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 or the international institutions and governments say they want proof baton 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 where the new government includes taliban officials on un sanction lists . this hospital has faced shortages and supplies for years,
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but the situation could now get a lot worse. as moonshower corner failure, we're trying to renovate to me more space, but we don't have a budget. we've had problems with supply and medicine show 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 government and international donors have to put politics aside. the international community knows how to do that. we've done it elsewhere in the world. if it 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 begs, 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 it. so i've got this done already, has one of the highest child mortality rates in the world without international help. the u. n says many of the estimated 10000000 children here who rely on
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humanitarian a to survive will die. charles stafford al jazeera council. meanwhile, the atari and french foreign ministers of met in doha to discuss south gaston saying that flights will continue out of cobbled airport. mom had been number rockman, l thought he says, captain 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 international community. and the us secretary state has defended the handling of the military withdraw from afghanistan and to be blink and told a congressional hearing. the biden administration had made the right decision and america's longest war. president jordan report from washington i on monday, those who loved us navy corps, min max, sylvia said good bye to him at his high school stadium in ohio,
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600 kilometers away. and washington legislators demanded to know why sylvia mac and 12 other members of the us military were killed during the evacuation of afghanistan. indeed, why the bite in administration 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 blanca was the administration official, summoned to be held to account his message. president jo biden's, hands were tied,
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and present button took office. in january, he inherited an agreement that his previous esser had reached with the taliban to remove all remaining forces from afghanistan. by may, 1st of this year, lincoln said the administration did all it could to get us citizens, permanent resident and afghans who had worked with the us military out of the country before august 31st, he admitted no one thought afghan troops would fold so quickly or that president of france, connie would flee, and he tried to focus on the positive tens of thousands evacuated as quickly as possible. international agreement, the taller bond would be punished if it harmed women and girls. humanitarian aid increased. while democratic legislators were largely sympathetic, there was still some skepticism. and it seems absurd, at least in retrospect, to think that the average afghan grunt would fight in the trenches while seeing
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those who were best connected. desperate to flee in a matter of days blank and didn't satisfy all of the representatives complaints and that's to be expected. blinking also didn't give the representatives what some of them wanted to hear. a promise that the us military is going back to afghanistan to serve as a chuck on the taller bonds power. on one point, the secretary and the congress people agreed they would make sure that more than 2600 forces killed in afghanistan over 20 years of war did not lose their lives in vain. rosalyn jordan al jazeera capitol hill. the human human rights chief is urging ethiopia as government and to grow and forces to be held accountable for alleged human rights violations. michelle bachelor says civilian suffering has been widespread since fighting began in november last year, even more than reports,
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torture killings and sexual violence. these are just some of the findings of a 5 month investigation by the un human rights commission into a legit across the committed in ethiopia, northern region. the investigations were like following reports of work crime committed by the government as it thought the defeat, the to grand people liberation fund or left both the united nations. and if the human rights commission took part in the investigation, allegation of us could have continued to implicate government forces, hence, allies. we have received this disturbing report. the local fishermen found offers of bodies floating along the river, crossing between western degree and so that engine light. i literally had gunshot wounds and bound hands indication that they might have been detained and told can before being killed. the report also includes accusations of the grants being arrested based on my city, including in the future and capital, addis ababa fighting has continued unabated and has expanded to neighboring afar.
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and i'm, i'm her, i'm regions together with other pockets of into community violence because the priest spilling over to the whole horn of africa. the take right conflict started last november after the government launched an offensive against a t p l. f. the group dominated, if you please, politics, were nearly 3 decades before being removed from power in 2018, 3 weeks into the war. if his government declared victory. but the fighting hasn't stopped the scene to the grand different courses. we took the regional capital medically and other major cities, but since then, the public has spread to other parts of the field. with is ation, the p less is filling and displacing civilian population. if the attorney general has called in the international community to recognize violations by the t p l f. if he's high time that the world wakes up to the reality that the t p l, if he's the aggressor and not the victim. in these projects,
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the war has displaced more than 2000000 people in gray alone. hundreds of thousands have also been displaced in haro, nearly 400000 our faith and famine as the government continues to block access to take, right, and more than 60000 have fled to neighboring to them. first, the bombing started inside the city. i saw a lot of people killed shot inside my own city. i saw them with my own eyes. i saw people slaughter. that's why i couldn't stay and fed and came to sudan with them. any few people find themselves caught in a conflict that is expanding. the government has called in all those able to join the fight against the t p l. f. both sides are unwilling to concede, defeat, raising concerns of more atrocities and human rights violations. to come here, morgan august 0 wants to come here and i'll just hear including the i m f gives 11 on a 1000000000 dollar lifeline. as the countries struggles with deep economic crisis and rights groups in latin america, one of
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a sharp rise in the killings of environmental activists, defending gland, and live more than a hi there from though i, here's your weather forecast for the middle east, dana. sure, sighing, things are changing. this was the highest temperature i could find in the middle east. stab it down, 44.4. but watch this. you should be around 4950 degrees. we also have below average temperatures. as we look toward riyadh with a high of $38.00 same goes for kuwait at $42.00, it's that time of the year. ok off the pockets them. we do have a lot of what weather actually over into the northwest of india, but i think it will stay out of karachi. we take a look at the 3 day forecast. okay. rain risk as we hit toward friday, and that's really going to cool the atmosphere with those thunderstorms. we do have
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jolts and bolts over its stem bull on to say the potential for with the hiv $26.00 . what weather for the southwest portion of turkey as while affecting sea resort city of antalya? i still have concern over this batch of what weather hanging out toward gap on equitorial, guinea, into cameroon. right through to jerry, a burst of heavy rain can be expected here. further toward the south, what whether that was in the western cape now transfers into the eastern cape. keep town at 15 degrees, but hang tight. your temperatures are on the rise as we head toward the weekend 23 degrees with full on sunshine. that's it for me. bye. for now. the china has been very strategic. the way to expanding sweet indian ocean. what is it? and we bring you the stories and developments that are rapidly changing the world we live in without the international aid. what do you think is going to happen,
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the kind of common, counting the coast on al jazeera ah, bold, and i'm told stories from asia and the pacific on al jazeera. oh, a. welcome back. a quick recap of our top stories here. international donors of more than a $1000000000.00 for afghan has done un secretary general says he's concerned the country's economy could collapse with fears, a humanitarian crisis. the effective date says pulling american troops out to the dentist on was the right decision. antony blink, and told a congressional committee to sustain would have joining more troops on the un.
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human rights sheet was quoting for accountability for alleged human rights violations by easy government and to grant forces, shall bachelor says civilian. something has been widespread since fighting began in november last year. israel and egypt have agreed to strengthen bilateral tie the summit and gypsy resorts. city of sean shake israeli prime minister, natalie bennett, l 3 hours of talk soft and invitation from egyptian president of the c. c. with reviving these 2 middle east peace process on discussion. what 2, how many reform is the 1st official visit of a news really, leader in more than a decade. and it comes only a few weeks after edith's president of the fact that his gc extended the invitation to israeli prime minister enough deli 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 to level, we have the bilateral level,
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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 extends because we have to work very hard to work with you. what the real relationship on these bilateral level it doesn't exist. the security cooperation is the bedrock up 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 the gyptian forces in breach of the cam david accord, entered the demilitarized zone in the sign a peninsula to fight isolate. and then these guys prime concern for both countries, egypt broke to cease fire during the 11 days one,
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gaza in may. turning that into a long term cessation of hostilities has proven more difficult. both countries, also wary of iran, 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 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 work relationship. but i think the cc administration or the gc regime, rather views this as an opportunity to become more public, a chance to curry favor with the, the bite and administration in the united states. bennett, as described
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a meeting held in the c resort of a very good but without a resolution of these really palestinian conflict, the gyptian leader won't have the backing of his people. a recent poll showed that only 13 percent favorite relations between the 2 countries. this visit could signal the re booting of an agreement, often described as a cold piece, that how many of the international monetary fund is providing a lifeline of more than a $1000000000.00 to lebanon. as it deals with one of the worst economic crises in modern history. the new cabinet has been holding its 1st meeting. billionaire business been not g. mccarty took charge as prime minister last week. after 13 months of deadlock, which the country plans deeper into crisis. san jose has more from a route the words of the new prime minister, a lot of work awaits us. they need to rescue the country. the economy is all about collapse. look behind me,
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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. they're 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, it can no longer subsidize, essential goods, essential goods like fuel. and once the subsidies are listed, 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. lebanon is a shareholder in the i m m, 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 forwarding fuel and creating a black markets, or will it use this money to support what half a 1000000 families vulnerable families who are desperately in need of a $100.00 cash for 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 the short term solution. what this government needs to come up with is a sustainable pass to recovery. yes, president joe biden, pushing for more resources to fight climate change the visits western states hit by devastating well fires. he met fire fighters in idaho and toward the emergency offices of california, as governor biden's trying to jump support phase 3.5 trillion dollar rebuilding program, linking damage from wildfire and climate change events to the infrastructure spending plant. we know that decades of forest management decisions have created
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hazardous conditions across the western fars or we can ignore the reality that these wire far wildfires are being supercharged by climate change. it isn't about red or blue state, it's about fires just fires. my kind of has more now from washington d. c. o. 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 there's something else as well. and that is, he's 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
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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 counter climate change or to begin to do it. so support that bill and we will help to begin to deal with climate change. south korea has fine google $177000000.00 for using its dominance to stifle competition and the mobile phone market. the korea fair trade commission investigative, the us tech giant of a claim that blocked local smartphone makers some using other operating systems instead of google's last month, south korea became the 1st country to pass a law forcing apple and google to open up their ups stores to outside payment system, an apple has really software to fix a security flaw that allowed hackers do. in fact, i phones and other devices without a single click from uses,
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such as say they capture the malicious code from pick us a spyware, made by the israeli company. and it's a group, it was used to hacked the phone of a saudi arabian activist, the tool targets iphones and other apple devices, through i message for larry market to see or connect safety dot org. he explains why there's so much worry about this type of hack. what's particularly concerning about the spyware it, 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 the own a phone or for that matter, 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 0 privacy. so it's 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 fails the government, but that doesn't mean it's any less dangerous if it gets into the wrong hands. the
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nfl group, which is behind this product called peg if, if it's a legitimate company and offense and they fade it, they only sell to non oppressive, legitimate governments. but there's 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, government, you know, what government that you might consider to be benign. i might consider to be oppressive. so i, you know, that's the political issue. but apple is very concerned about it, 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 norway center left opposition alliance has won the parliamentary elections. labor leader jones stuart who says you will seek to form a coalition government negotiations on likes to focus on oil policy and norway's relationships with you to a who opposes plans to move the economy away from lucrative oil. vs thought of in
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the avoid hope that we have waited we have hoped and worked so hard and now we can finally say we did it again. so hope to play the part in this election. the labor party had one goal that was more important than anything else. a new government, a change in norway after 8 years of conservative politics and increased differences . the scope now matters of environmental activists. some land defenders hit a record high in 2020. that's according to a report from campaign group, global witness. 227 people were killed while protecting land, rivers and natural resources. as alexandra pet reports and columbia most were in 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 people around the world. like my own j looks like as
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mother keeley, who was shot dead in her living room for campaigning about an open cast mine in south africa. my mom lived with a case for mine. my mom was just a person who wanted to make sure that all the proper person do procedures are followed. so that both the mine and the community to 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 and development projects and their 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
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very often don't consult with those communities twice. meditations happy that these people who are taking a piece will stand all met it, columbia, stop the left with 65, that's more than doubled in mexico and 2nd place, and murderous trends. 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. 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 that make sense. yeah. do 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 minds in the sonora desert says he
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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, 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 than in climate. and they know all too well that there is a long way to go before they can see an end to the impunity that allows them to be killed. allison and i'll just see it. i've gotta, ah, type a quick check of the top stories here on 0 international don't as a pledge more than a video and.

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