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reversed his school and was so the transitional government, as he dissolved from around the world aid groups alleged greek, also refused, have often tried to prevent potential asylum seekers from entering greek territory . ah, ah, a warning, the conflict in ethiopia is to grind, reaching could descend into a civil war. ah, play you're watching al jazeera live from doha with me for the battle. also coming up, poland deploys more soldiers sweets, border with bella, rooster bell, russian government is accused of allowing migrants to illegally cross into the european union. the u. s. lifts covered 19 restriction to foreign nationals opening its borders to fully vaccinated travelers. ah,
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and trade unions in bolivia, go on strike angry about noon all stacy allow the government to seize their private property. ah, thank you for joining as to conflict in ethiopia to drive region could spiral into a civil war. that's a warning from the un security council which has met as rebels threatened to march on the capital, addis ababa government forces have been battling the rebel goes through a year. the security council is calling for an end to the fighting and urging dialogue my can of reports from un headquarters in new york. the message to the security council is clear, the time is short, the window to secure a mediated settlement. the conflict is closing. in a country over a 110000000 people over 90 different ethnic groups and 80 languages,
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no one can predict what continued fighting and insecurity will bring. but let me be clear. what is certain is that the risk of ethiopia descending into a widening civil war is only to real. the council was addressed remotely by the african representative, leaving mediation efforts. all these other in the north agree individually. trained them political, political solution, through dialogue. therefore, constitutes a window of opportunity. but the high representative warm that this window of opportunity is small, the e c o p, and am better made his country's position clear. we remind everyone concerned that there are no 2 parties here. there is
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a government representing the all of the people and representing these have been step and there is a group advancing. it's a criminal close through atrocities. it's a stance that has the support of some members of the council, especially russia, which is privately insisted that an elected government should not be asked to negotiate. because forces attempting to unseat it. the security council president has insisted there's no division on the issue. and it does appear that all agreed on to point that there's a vital need for humanitarian assistance and that it's the african union that should take the lead in mediation efforts. the majority view perhaps reflected in the statement to the council by the u. k. emergency which said, addressing the humanitarian and human impact of the conflict should be the immediate focus. it continued. it's past time for all parties to put the e p o p, and people 1st. my kinda era united nations never use
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poland has closed part of its border crossing with bella rules after large groups of migraines tried to force their way through their car in the middle of a diplomatic dispute between the neighbors. poland accuses the bell or russian government of allowing people to illegally cross their frontier. he is, commission president, wants new sanctions imposed against barrels for near gag, or has our report trapped between the woods and a highway in bella, luce, these people have been walking towards the polish border, anxious to enter the european union on the other side. polish security forces in riot gear, part of the 12000 that have been stationed there, guarding the front here, preventing hundreds of refugees and migrants from breaching the border. but it is a deadlock that risks igniting into another migration crisis on the doorstep of the
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you. for months, thousands have been entering the block through bella. ruth, at 1st via lithuania and latvia, now mainly through poland. the e. u has accused belarus in leader, alexander, look a shanker of orchestrating wave upon wave of undocumented migrants and asylum seekers. in retaliation they say, for sanctions it imposed on his government over its violent crackdowns on the opposition court in the middle of his brinkman ship. those attempting to escape the harsh conditions they find themselves in it, no shelter being to steer towards poland by bela rusty and state border officials. some had taken a chance after hearing that bella was sim travel agents was selling these invitations to the you only to find themselves surviving for weeks in the forest. that board of poland and belarus began with us. the cut of the year,
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they provide the return then, but when you say when, when you said to them, i want to go to take, i want to go. i want to go back to my country. well done. they said no, you go to go on. they put the gun to our head when we were when, when we said we need to go to minutes, if so far, opponents, nationalist government has refused help from the use frontier agency, despite reports by polish border guards of hostile behavior and threats from better routine forces for those stuck in this no man's land, there is no guarantee how long they will have to face the elements with little access to food and water. human porn between 2 hostile neighbors. funny guy, yeah, go al jazeera, the u. s. has reopened its borders to all vaccinated travelers for the 1st time in 20 months. visitors from more than 30 countries had been banned since early 2020.
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when corona vice restrictions were imposed, land borders between mexico and canada. i have also reopened. john holman, is in tihano and the us mexico border actually were in the sunny c through which is the busiest border crossing point in the americas. you can see the cars sort of rolling down here going towards the united states. so united states checkpoints, united states officials here, and the people that live in this city, tiquana, they've got a really cross border lifestyle. they've got call to the if you're a resident into one or you can go 25 miles into the united states. so a lot of people do that for their shopping, where they want to go to restaurants when they want to go to cinema increased when they want to see family. and they want to see friends who are the over the other side of the united states. so it's a really big deal for them. the people that women speaking to that they've been able to get back into that. of course, there's another population in cities like pick one or met school board with the united states, not so floating migrant population. many of them wanting to seek asylum in the
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united states. the want to get into that country where they feel that they're going to have a better future. we spend time with some of those people as well. some of them are in a tank cap that just by the side of the buddha, and obviously this is going to be a different situation for them. the part of this border, the restrictions are easing permit, can locals to get back across and visitors does not gonna change the situation for them. that do remains as firmly closed as it was done before. so there is a different situation for the different population to melanie lieberman is a senior travel editor at the point sky, which is an online travel blog. she says, lifting the restrictions marks a turning point. the infrastructure is in place, it's been developing, but it is a logistical challenge. and one thing that travelers have to keep in mind is that there are ongoing staffing shortages across the industry. so really, i think one of the things that travellers are going to need to think about, particularly if they're traveling abroad for the 1st time,
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is that they should expect delays. they should expect some different challenges along the way as this system gets up to speed. certainly leaving extra time to have your documents check reporting is going to be really critical. it will take some time, but we're already seeing huge demands right now. travelers can still expect some good deals on international flights, but we expect those prices to rise as demand increases. and that capacity comes back online. but certainly this is a huge opportunity for airlines, which is really a major international hubs for the hotel industry, which is the waiting to fill rooms. i mean, this is such a significant turning point because it affects so many travellers, and i think that's one of the really key things here. and that is a major turning point, but it's going to take some time to see just how long it takes for that recovery to really show. meanwhile, denmark is very imposing, covered 19 restrictions less than 2 months after scrapping measures. it's in
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response to a shop rise in infections. prime minister met fredrickson says a health path will be reintroduced to help stop the spread of the virus health authority. so worried the countries entering a 3rd wave on monday. it reported more than 2000 cases for a 5th day. believe yes, transport and retail unions have begun an indefinite strike there, protesting against a law on so called illicit prophets and terrorists financing. critics say the legislation is a government tactic to seize private property and crowd down on descent traceable reports. this base either on the streets to fight government attempts to centralize power and crack down on descent. thousands of people turned out on monday across olivia. protesters are concerned about a law, the government wants to pass to fight illicit prophets and terrorism was advocate as ne lackey fe. mosher says the law will hurt people like her near
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a forest and we want a low to be a not that are articles that harmless that could make us lose all our belongings. they should fight for our country for our well being. we are here for our children, x, we say the low violates rights to due process and could be used to persecute political opponents. the nation is deeply divided since abel morales was forced out of off within 2019 after i disputed election that forced him to leave the country. oh li, satisfied from what alleys? mass party won the elections last year with a landslide vote during his date of the unions peach on monday. he said he has the responsibility of helping will even move forward. and that's why he's hoping to pass a series of laws that will help the country recover from the pandemic. when the people voted last year, it was said clear that they did not want unconstitutional governments and gave us legitimacy to govern. it told us they want political, economic,
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and social stability to advance. they trusted the economic reconstruction of our country, of the health system after the pandemic, the right to education, and showed us the way of peace through justice. but not everyone agrees. in the low land city of santa goose, the stronghold for the conservative opposition, protesters, block roads and set tires on fire. the government says the opposition is using the law as an excuse to generate instability in the country. the strike while widespread does not have the support of a major labor union close to the government. but on monday, thousands showed their concern on the streets. they believe the loss to fight what the government calls elicit. profits could lead to an attack on private property. and that's why they vow to remain on the streets until the government gives into their demands. that is so under cedar,
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still ahead on al jazeera calls for an investigation after palestinian weiss groups claim the phones of activists were targeted with israeli spyware. and powering the future, indonesia starts work on se ages biggest floating solar bands. ah ah, look forward to brighter scores, the weather sponsored play cutter airways. hello there. let's have a look at the weather in south asian. it's a divided picture in india. it's dry up in the north with lots of hazy sunshine for new delhi, but the city's been clouded in small g and the quality remains hazardous. but down in the south, it's a lot wet. we've got flooding in chennai, thanks to heavy rain that's affecting the south. and that's brought on by the north eastern one soon. that's in full force. so we've got amber warnings out. they
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remained for tamil nadu, put the cherry as well as under pradesh. that rain expected to last for at least 4 days and weather severe storms are likely to sweep into sh lanka. we could see more flooding here, but farther north it is a fine dry picture. lots of rooms building in that northeast corner for, for bangladesh as well. 30 degrees in jacka, but as we move to east asia, it's a rather wintery picture. in china. this is in beijing. we have snow fall over the weekend, the forbidden city, the people enjoying that snow. and we so drove and temperature of about 10 degrees . thanks to the cool siberian wind blowing down that's not moved onto the northeast . a bit of a winter we mix at play here. that's affecting the korean peninsula. and things are turning cooler in japan with lots of heavy rain up in the north. that sure weather update. oh, the weather sponsored by casara always from the al jazeera london broke off and
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passed 2 people in thoughtful conversation. we were 1st generational blood pressure people and we had to really find our way with no hope and no limitation. the world is a much smaller place. we do better to get away with these regional boundaries, films, all right, thank you. in to tell me things come right back in, you think about race with breaking stuff and they have is making off invisible studio fi unscripted coming soon on out to sarah lou. ah, welcome back. a recap of our top stories on al jazeera this hour. the un security council has warned the conflict in ethiopia to grab region, could spiral into
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a civil war, as calling for an end to the fighting and urging dialogue, polar and disclosing part of its border crossing with bene, rules after large groups of migrants tried to force their way through holland accuses ziebell russian government of allowing people to illegally cross their frontier in order to get into the e. u and the u. s. has reopened its borders to all vaccinated. chandler's visitors from more than 30 countries had been banned since early 2020, when koran of irish restrictions were imposed. land borders between mexico and canada have also reopens and the us panel investigating the deadly january 6 attack on capitol hill, her summons 6 associates of former president donald trump. to testify, the panel is trying to determine if trump and his team plodded to overturn the 2020 presidential election resorts. a hope documents and testimony will shed light on the origins of the attack. when trump supporters stormed congress to stop the certification of jo biden's election victory,
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now 6 palestinian rice globes recently designated as terrorist organizations by israel say at least 3 of their sab had their phones hacked. the act of his groups believe the spyware to pegasus was used on their phones for more than a year. they're calling on the u. n. to investigate how he fostered reports from ramallah in the occupied westbank. after week spent rejecting israeli accusations of links to a designated terror organisation, 6 palestinian rights groups went public with accusations of their own and investigation found that 6 iphones, at least 3 of them, belonging to staff from the palestinian and jose had been infected with pegasus spyware. and to heck ivan, it's a strong feeling to have your privacy violated. even the simplest of things my wife couldn't sleep for 3 days after finding a being extremely worried. our privacy was violated as a family, the children, their pictures are conversations with family and friends. i guess this is so to
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governments around the world by the israeli company, and so on the license from israel's ministry of defense in recent years, there have been many reports of the spyware being used by authoritarian regimes to target journalists, activists, and politicians. last week, the u. s. blacklisted the company, pegasus is supposed to be blocked from use on israeli or palestinian phones on monday. and as i said, we cannot confirm or deny the identity of our government customers, as we stated in the past. and as a group does not operate the products itself, the company licenses approved government agencies to do so. last month, 3 days after the investigation into suspected phone hacking began. israel designated all 6 organizations as tara groups, accusing them among other things of funnelling money to the popular front for the liberation of palestine. there was significant pushback from international donors, but this sunday, the israeli army endorsed the move, giving itself the power to shut down offices, confiscate money,
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and make arrests. the groups are demanding international protection and an investigation into who's behind the spyware attack. that this technology was viewed in these cell phones, but we don't know who was implementing get and what for. and this is why we are calling for more investigation in the case. and in order to find who's responsible and to try to find him accountable for the relation, the story has emerged on the same day as the washington post published results of an investigation into an israeli facial recognition system known as blue wolf. it said to use a huge database of smartphone images, the palestinians taken by israeli soldiers to target people to detention a. we thought comment from israel on the alleged use of the pegasus spyware, on israeli and palestinian phones. but so far, the only response has been from the military, which is denied using pegasus as for the palestinian groups. they say they will continue to operate as normal despite the heightened risk. hurry for said,
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i'll just hear a ramallah in the occupied westbank. the u. n's agency for palestinian refugee says it's close to collapse. it's a 3rd largest donor. the u. k. cut its funding to the agency by more than 50 percent and rise, trying to raise $800000000.00 at a donor conference in brussels. this month, the agency operates about $700.00 schools and provides health care to millions of palestinian refugees. and the number of people around the world on the edge of famine is up 3000000 from earlier this year. the u. n says the situation in afghanistan is a crisis and catastrophe. more than half the population doesn't know where it's next meal will come from me. you are already hearing stories of, of a women, mothers cell and one child the fee, the other children, and hopes that that child can be taken care of by another family in it hasn't gotten as bad as this gone. and yet yet, and the next 6 months, we're going to be heretic unless see international community truly own freezers,
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those assets. so they can play the teachers. because now students really aren't in school. it's not a girl boy thing or some money fe. funerals have been held for victims of a fuel tank re explosion in fairly own. at least a 115 people were killed. 3 days of national morning have been declared. a mass ceremony was held for those who died. the tanker exploded after it collided with a truck at an intersection and the capitol free town on friday. more than 90 people remain hospitalized. so the u. s. and european union have led cause to reject the outcome of nicaragua election present. daniel ortega one around 76 per cent of sundays, vote securing a 4th term, but most opposition figures had been arrested or barred from running. a latin america is elissia. newman reports from san jose in neighboring costa rica. henley issue is new weather. nick robin president. daniel ortega one sunday's
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controversial election, but rather whether he seized it or take i had imprisoned. scores of critics, including 7 of the most competitive, would be candidates and barred, independent observers and journalists from entering the country. international condemnation was swift and harsh nor song resolution. amelia, this was not a free election. this should not surprise us because this was a chronicle of fraud and foretold countries. hm. chile to neighboring cluster rica to the united states and the european union denounced the election as illegitimate and democratic. and a pantomime saying they would not recognize the results, but venezuela, cuba and russia have rushed will take us defense. look here, when you, my uncle was the bill with the when the voting was over yesterday evening, the white house announced its refusal to recognize it and called on other countries to do the same. we considered unacceptable and firm we condemn such policies through the biden administration and the you is already considering going beyond
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current individual sanctions against vice president ross. i do believe who was ortega's wife or the chief of police was accused of gross human rights violations. in neighboring costa rica, television journalist, c, a. p. nila, who was accused of terrorism and released from prison. following a brief amnesty, continues to broadcast from exile. her news channel was rated and expropriated along with other independent media. she says, restoring democracy in nicaragua will be difficult. let me get him on. now you can ada last. nobody wants to die. nobody wants to rot in jail. in nicaragua, the ortega is have gone out of their way to spread fear and spy on people going house to house. but i have faith in god. i am waiting for a miracle, the miracle of freedom and a little time ago. oh, well they wait for that miracle opponents of daniel ortega and his wife acknowledged that would they also need is to put aside their differences and join
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forces, something that has eluded them for years. amnesty international is predicting that there will be a new wave of repression against critics of the government following the selection, which should only fan the number of people who are fleeing from the country and looking for refuge elsewhere. like here in costa rica record numbers of nicaraguan tal ready joining others central americans in their quest to reach the united states. adding more pressure to an already unprecedented migration crisis in the region. to see in human al jazeera san jose costa rica, former george in president mikhail saca. she really has been transferred to a prison hospital has been on a hunger strike for more than a month while in jail sack. actually, supporters have been holding ronnie's to call for his release. he was arrested last month when he returned from exile after being convicted in absentia. of abuse of power. time is running out fast. the message from former us present barack obama.
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he was speaking at the comp 26 summit in glasgow. obama praise the progress made since the 2015 parish climate deal, but warned it's not enough collectively and individually. we are still falling short. we had not done nearly enough to address this crisis. we are going to have to do more and whether that happens or not to a large degree is gonna depend on you. not just those of you in this room. but anybody who's watching or reading a transcript of what i say it made seizure now tan is with youth advocates for climate action in the philippines. she says, world leaders need to do more to fight global warming. former president obama pledged the $100000000000.00 us dollar climate finance for countries in the global
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south in 2009. that was the same year that they will get. santa devastated the philippines and i 1st experience that very real fear of grounding in my own bedroom and my home being washed away by the floods and these scenes of typhoons washing away for homes by thousands and people be started a rooftop. it's still happening in the philippines today, and today you still don't have that $100000000000.00 us dollars per year. climate finance like a promise. and what we need right now is drastic emission, but and reparations from the global market, the global stuff, so that we can adapt and bounce back from all these impacts. i am confident that it has to happen. that doesn't mean that i am happy and congratulating them for doing the bare minimum. it means i remain critical. i won't say now that oh, you're not going to be able to do it because then that gives them like an excuse. well, you don't believe in me. ok, whatever you give up,
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know today we have to remain critical. we have to hold them accountable. all the pledges and make sure that they do actually do this. i'm seeing some positive steps such as nicholas sturgeon's support into the lawson damage fund. specifically, i think that is so crucial and so important that we need to see more of that. but we also have to make sure that when we talk about climate finance, it's not in the form of debt or loans but in the form of grants. because otherwise we go into that. are countries that are impacted by the impacts going to that the same countries that are causing the climate prices in the 1st place and they get some profit scheme in denise res, hoping that it can reduce its dependence on fossil fuels by turning to solar energy construction of its 1st floating solar power plant is underway, the facility is expected to power more than $50000.00 homes. demand for the solar technology is growing in se asia with several major projects recently finished or
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in development. jessica washington has a story. in thailand, yvonne, russia tiny province, the seed and torn damn has been part of this landscape since the 19 seventy's ill to function as both a hydropower and irrigation facility for decades. these waters have also provided fishermen here with their livelihoods. now it takes on a new role as the site of ages newest floating solar power project. this is the starting point that we can go to deploy in the 30 year after. this is the starting point that nice the for a quick check for the clean the renewable energy, the hybrid hydro solar projects began commercial operations in october and consists of more than 140000 solar panels. thailand is still highly dependent on fossil fuels. something it has in common with neighboring countries, but demand for renewable energy is growing. and experts say floating sola is an
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ideal fit for many countries in se asia, most of the benefit is that you require a little, you know, land to put on. so there is no land or oxidation fee and the area with high population density, good grid access and high energy demand may, you know, the floating system will be a choice. se asia is now home to several floating solar projects and more are in the early stages of development. this is the toronto reservoir in west java, we're in denisia supposed to floating solar power plant is being developed. the early stages of construction are underway and it should be operational by late next year. it will be the 1st of many here in indonesia, the $100.00. this video shows what the final project will look like. as or, or goal is to show indonesia is capable of building floating solar panels,
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the biggest in se, asia. there are also cost saving benefits. vanessa combined is slightly more expensive than ground mounted solar panels. but because the temperature is low in the risk of war, the output will be higher. many southeast asian countries have announced their aim to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 or shortly after floating solar technology may be an important part of realizing those goals. jessica washington al jazeera pundum ah logan, i'm fully back the ball. with the headlines on al jazeera, the un security council has warned. the conflict in ethiopia. dr. region could file into a civil war. it's calling for an end to the fighting and urging dialogue. in a country over a 110000000 people over 90 different ethnic groups.


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